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Nygard’s Golden Jubilee Review – Going Against The Grain

Nygard’s Golden Jubilee Review It’s not an everyday occurrence to discover an individual who has pulled himself up by his bootstraps to achieve phenomenal success with a business that’s still breaking barriers, still achieving firsts, and still innovating fifty years later. What does it take? How did he achieve it all? And how can we […]

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The Golden Jubilee Review- A Stylish Renegade Or Brilliant?

The Golden Jubilee Review It’s not an everyday occurrence to discover an individual who has pulled himself up by his bootstraps to achieve phenomenal success with a business that’s still breaking barriers, still achieving firsts, and still innovating fifty years later. What does it take? How did he achieve it all? And how can we […]

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Bishop Calls for Unity

The nation’s problems can only be solved through unity, according to Bahamas Christian Council President Bishop Delton Fernander, who called for The Bahamas to unite, as he believes Bahamians have developed a “vicious cycle of destroying each other.” “See unity is the only way we can stand Bahamas.  We got to stop letting these people […]

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21 Receive National Honours Award

Governor General CA Smith, as chancellor of the Societies of Honour established under the National Honours Act, 2016, in accordance with the advice of the prime minister, and the National Honours Advisory Committee, announced yesterday the recipients of the 2019 National Honours Award. Companions received the Order of The Bahamas, which is conferred upon any […]

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Man Charged with Indecent Assault of Teen Girl

An indecent assault charge lands a 30-year old male in jail, following his arraignment in the Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday. Standford Stubbs, of Sandilands Village, appeared before Magistrate Cara Turnquest-Deveaux and was charged with one count of indecent assault, contrary to section 17(1)(A) of the Sexual Offenders Act.  It is alleged that Stubbs on Wednesday […]

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Man Charged with Montell Heights Shooting

The alleged shooter behind the mass shooting in Montell Heights, on June 30, was on Tuesday charged with 11 counts of firearm related charges.  The shooting which took place on Ethel Street, Montell Heights early Sunday morning, left 17 people injured.  According to a police report, 14 persons were shot – 10 of the victims […]

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PM Promises $1 Million Arts Fund

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis announced plans for the establishment of a $1 million arts and cultural fund to ensure that Bahamian culture is passed on to future generations. The prime minister made the announcement during his televised national independence address, as The Bahamas celebrates 46 years as an independent country. “To ensure that our […]

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Pharmachem’s Layoffs Worries Wilchcombe

Former West End and Bimini MP Obie Wilchcombe wants answers from the government in the wake of Pharmachem parting ways with 32 Bahamians and 11 foreigners. As Labour Director John Pinder has explained, their contracts were set to expire in December. However, Mr. Wilchcombe said this is definitely bad news for Grand Bahama, only further […]

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Police Patrol during Load Shedding

Police are working with Bahamas Power and Light to ensure high crime areas are adequately patrolled during load shedding exercises. The need for more police patrol came after BPL reluctantly released its load shedding schedule following fears that doing so will lead to a spike in crime in certain communities. “In these cases, the police […]

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‘Remove Archaic Criminal Libel Laws’

Rights Bahamas is appalled that political commentator Gorman Bannister has been charged with criminal libel, an archaic and unconstitutional law that has no place in a modern democracy. At a time when, around the world, countries are abandoning tyrannical anti- free speech laws, The Bahamas seems increasingly to be keeping company with oppressive regimes and […]

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