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Minister defends perceived conflict

Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands said the surgical procedures he performed as a sitting cabinet minister is because he’s only one of a few doctors who specialties in the field.   Dr. Sands’ comments are in response to criticism from Progressive Liberal Party Chairman Bradley Roberts.   Mr. Roberts said that Sands in his capacity […]

Fred Mitchell, Opposition Shadow Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Public Service

Mitchell Considers PLP Chairmanship

Pressure is being brought to bear on former Minister of Foreign Affairs Fred Mitchell to offer himself for the position of chairman in the upcoming convention of the Progressive Liberal Party.   The Bahama Journal understands that members of the Young Liberals and other National General Counsel members of the party have suggested that Mr. […]

‘NATIONAL DRUG FREE SCHOOLS DAY’ BEGINS TODAY

16 October 2017

“Any successful strategy to effectively combat the drug problem must include not only supply reduction, but demand reduction efforts, as well as those most at risk of using drugs,” National Security Minister, Marvin Dames stated last week during the launch of National Drug Free Schools Day which starts today. School age children possess the most […]

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New Crime Initiative launched

16 October 2017

Labour Minister Dion Foulkes revealed on Friday that a scheme has been created by the Cabinet’s sub-committee on crime, which calls for immediate action by the Royal Bahamas Police Force. Senator Foulkes, who is a member of the sub-committee, said the committee has devised a holistic approach to alleviating crime called the National Community Empowerment […]

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Bahamian Girl Killed In Cruise Ship

16 October 2017

A Bahamian family is devastated after an eight year old girl was killed in a Cruise Ship docked in Miami, Florida. Family and friends are mourning the loss of Zion Smith, as the Bahamian child killed after a tragic fall on the cruise liner while on a family vacation.   Miami Department of Fire-Rescue Captain […]

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SEARCH CALLED OFF FOR THE MISSING NEWLYWEDS

16 October 2017

The search efforts for the missing American newlyweds have been called off. The Royal Bahamas Defense (RBDF) will not continue their search until they find more “concrete evidence”, Commander Tellis Bethel told the relatives of Forrest and Donna Sanco. The US Coast Guard have also ended their search efforts as they cannot proceed further unless […]

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Galanis : FNM’s Immigration Policy “ Unchristian”

16 October 2017

Former Progressive Liberal Party MP Phillip Galanis has heavily criticized the government’s deadline threat for all irregular migrants to leave the country by year-end.   His statements came while appearing as a guest on the Love 97 Radio Program “On Point”.   “First of all it is unchristian, bad policy and it really does not […]

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“Health Minister Violated Code of Ethics,” Says Roberts

16 October 2017

Progressive Liberal Party Chairman Bradley Roberts has lambasted Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands for allegedly violating the Cabinet Code of Ethics and is calling on Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis to clarify what he calls a blatant conflict of interest.   In a statement issued yesterday Mr. Roberts said Dr. Minnis has looked the other […]

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What’s Good for The Goose Is Good For The Gander STB

16 October 2017

The Clifton Review   The Clifton Review is a bi-weekly column that examines the question of the Clifton project along with the evolution of the war between two billionaires, the links to unsavory characters, the use of the courts for personal agendas, the involvement of the Government opposition party (the FNM), and the attacks on […]

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Six Young Men Remanded to Fox Hill

13 October 2017

Six young men were taken before Magistrate’s Court yesterday on charges of armed robbery and the possession of a handgun and offensive instruments.   Appearing before Magistrate Samuel McKinney, one of the young men, Ahmad Armbrister was charged with four counts of armed robbery, indictable offenses, and two counts of causing harm.   Armbrister was […]

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Shanty Town Members Unhappy with the Prime Minister’s Edict

13 October 2017

A longtime resident of The Bahamas, Jason Pascal and Shanty town Haitian community member, has  expressed his discontent with Prime Minister Minnis’ ultimatum that illegal immigrants must leave the Bahamas by the end of this year. “That’s messed up. Everybody looking for a better life and many Haitians have children here in The Bahamas. “Even […]

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Relatives of Missing Newlyweds seeks help

13 October 2017

Relatives of the missing American couple Forrest and Donna Sanco are calling on Bahamians to help them find the newlyweds. Earlier this week, the Royal Bahamas Defense Force (RBDF) was said to be assisting the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and the US Coast Guard with their search efforts, but according to Donna Sanco’s daughter […]

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