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Attitude: How Important Is It Really?

The Clifton Review The Clifton Review is a tri-weekly column that examines the question of the Clifton project along with the evolution of the war between two billionaires. We covered the start of this war with articles describing the battle over easement rights, the mysterious burning of a home, the blocks to rebuilding, and countless […]

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“DEMOCRACY UNDER ASSAULT”

The Member of Parliament for Exuma and Ragged Island  Chester Cooper says “in the aftermath of what went down in the House of Assembly Wednesday, Bahamians of political persuasions can see that democracy and due process are under assault in this country.” Addressing a Progressive Liberal Party Rally at  Gambier House (The Sir Lynden Pindling […]

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Signs of Economic recovery 

Bahamas  Chamber  of  Commerce Chief Executive Officer  Edison Sumner said “while we’re not ideally out of the woods yet, signs are pointing to the fact that there is some recovery in the economy” This year’s state of the economy report is under the theme road to recovery- overcoming economic challenges (How do we fix the problems). Speaking […]

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US EMBASSY gifts the RBPF with new gear and equipment

The Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF), The Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) and the Strike Force Unit all received new high tech gear uniforms and equipment as a gift courtesy from The United States Embassy. During a press conference yesterday   at Police Headquarters on East Street, U.S Embassy Chargé D’Affaires James Denver Herren said the […]

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Improvements For Downtown Traffic Flow

Plans are in the pipeline to improve the flow of traffic in downtown New Providence,   according to Minister of Transport, Frankie Campbell. To make commuting downtown Nassau more convenient and in conjunction with the Downtown Nassau Partnership, Mr. Campbell revealed that a proper bus depot will be made for bus drivers, taxi operators and […]

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CANADIANS ARRAIGNED FOR FRAUD

Two adult female Canadians yesterday were arraigned in Magistrate’s Court on Fraud charges. Appearing before Magistrate Samuel Mckinney, 23 year old Sydney Mills and  25 year old Natasha Stolove,  both Adult Entertainers were charged with 11 counts of Fraud by False pretense. It is alleged that  after having a few drinks with one of the […]

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MAKE OVER FOR CITY CENTER

With no cost attached to any of its undertakings,  the Downtown Nassau Partnership (DNP) is promising  a complete makeover  for the city center that  will make it more attractive for tourists. During a recent press conference to give details of the partnership, Minister of Tourism, Dionisio D’Aguilar  said  “from a touristic standpoint,  we have two […]

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NHI Appoints a Managing Director

The Board of Directors of the National Health Insurance Authority has (NHIA) announced  the appointment of Mr. Graham Whitmarsh who assumes the position of Interim Managing Director effective 19th February 2018. Mr. Whitmarsh will report to the NHIA Board of Directors and lead the expanded and accelerate implementation of NHI in the Bahamas. The Board […]

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New $4 Billion Oil Refinery For GB

The government of The Bahamas will sign a Heads of Agreement with Oban Energies for oil refinery and storage in Grand Bahama, paving the way for the bigwig project to take off. Making the announcement, during the House of Assembly sitting yesterday, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said that the government has already approved Oban […]

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BAHAMIAN INTERNET SENSATION JAILED

One adult female and two males yesterday were formally charged in Magistrate’s Court for drug possession. Appearing before Deputy Chief Magistrate Subusola Swain were Alexious Rolle, Allano Noel and Kenneth Moncur. They  were all charged with one count of possession of drugs with intent to supply. Authorities, with a Search Warrant in hand, conducted a […]

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