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LUXURY BOUTIQUE HOTEL HIRES FORTY MANAGERS

Luxury brand, boutique hotel Rosewood has hired over 40 Bahamians as managers,   Luigi Romaniello, Managing  Director  of the resort at  Baha Mar stated yesterday. Addressing a meeting of the Rotary Club  of Southeast Nassau at  East Villa,  Romaniello  said  “Rosewood has been a very strong leisure company.  We have a strong DNA for leisure […]

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Moultrie Says Sorry

House of Assembly Speaker, Halston Moultrie made a public apology yesterday during the afternoon  sitting of the House, and classified his actions at being out of character. “Notwithstanding my response from the chair was not an appropriate response, I am indeed very sorry that it occurred and that it precipitated the bitterness and resentment that […]

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Speaker Wins Vote of Confidence

The Member of Parliament for Nassau Village  Halson Moultrie remains the chair as Speaker  of the House of Assembly after parliamentarians voted yesterday to defeat   a   motion brought against him. The original motion which was brought forth by Opposition leader Philip Davis read:  be  it resolved that “this House has no confidence in […]

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No Confidence Motion In Speaker Takes Priority

The wheels were put in motion to have a vote of no confidence against the Speaker House of the Assembly Halston Moultrie tomorrow. Opposition leader Philip Davis sent a letter to acting house clerk David Forbes stating he feels that Speaker Moultrie is inadequate in many respects; has failed to carry out his obligations and […]

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Stay Application Ruling Friday

Supreme Court Justice Gregory Hilton is expected to give his ruling on Friday on whether he will approve the government’s stay application in the Jean Rony Jean Charles case or dismiss it. Both sides in the legal wrangling have failed to come to a mutual agreement and the government decided to press on with the […]

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“Police Not Arbitrarily Taking Lives. ” Says Minister

Minister of National Security, Marvin Dames is dismissing ideas that police officers are involved in criminal killings for their own gratification. Speaking with reporters after a brief House of Assembly meeting, Mr. Dames spoke to the latest fatal police involved shooting that took place yesterday morning in the playground of a primary school. “I want […]

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Jean Charles To Seek $1million In damages

Lead Attorney for Jean Rony Jean Charles Fred Smith says his client will seek over a million dollars in damages from the government of the Bahamas. He revealed the figure while speaking to reporters after yesterday’s hearing. “I said that Mr. Jean Rony is entitled to substantial damages. He would be seeking over $1million when […]

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Police Killed Sixth Man

A man wanted for questioning in connection with possession of illegal firearms was shot dead by police yesterday morning on the playground of Columbus Primary School, making him the sixth killed by officers so far this year. The man, reportedly wielding a knife, was shot when he attempted to attack police officers, according to Assistant […]

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NEMA receives donations to aid with restoration efforts

Thousands of Bahamians are still in desperate need of assistance with restoring their homes since Category five Hurricane Irma crossed the Southeastern path of The Bahamas. Meanwhile, recovery efforts are still underway from the devastation of Hurricanes Joaquin and Matthew. During a press conference yesterday held at National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Captain Stephen Russell, […]

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Nygard Made Millions With Fashion Breakthroughs

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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