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Junkanoo Groups Get Increase in Seed Money Cooper Declares Bid for PLP Deputy Leader
 
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Junkanoo Groups Get Increase in Seed Money

Youth, Sports and Culture Minister Michael Pintard yesterday during the official hand over of seed money to Junkanoo group leaders and representatives said it is the aim of the Free National Movement (FNM) to expand the culture of Junkanoo and made a commitment to the groups that seed money will be given in early 2018. […]

Chester Cooper for Deputy Leader of PLP

Cooper Declares Bid for PLP Deputy Leader

Member of Parliament for Exuma and Ragged Island Chester Cooper in a big announcement yesterday, declared his bid to offer himself for the office of Deputy Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP), promising that he will seek to return core values and principles the party once had. Yesterday at a press conference in the […]

Govt to Promote Aquaculture Investments

21 September 2017

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said private and public sector investments are required if the aquaculture sector is to develop in a viable manner and promised to promote such investments.   Dr. Minnis’ comments came during his address at the opening session of the Fifth Meeting of ACP (Africa, Caribbean and Pacific) Ministers in Charge […]

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Govt Fires PowerSecure

21 September 2017

In a shocking revelation, Minister of Works Desmond Bannister revealed that Bahamas Power and Light Company (BPL) and PowerSecure severed ties. Mr. Bannister made the shocking revelation during a Power Breakfast held at the British Colonial Hilton yesterday, where he explained that the ties were severed on Monday September 18. “Effective two days ago, BPL […]

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Dames Says Crime Down 19%—Murders Up 41%

21 September 2017

The latest crime statistics presented by Minister of National Security Marvin Dames revealed that the country’s murder count for the past five years has remained steady and overall crime is down by 19 per cent, but murders are up by 41 per cent. Mr. Dames revealed the crime statistics yesterday during his contribution to the […]

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Total Cost of Irma’s Damage Remains Unknown

21 September 2017

No estimate of what Hurricane Irma will cost the country in damage on the heels of another major storm that is threatening to hit southern islands impacted only two weeks ago by a category five hurricane, according to Minister of Labour Dion Foulkes. Mr. Foulkes told The Bahama Journal yesterday that the largest expense so […]

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Continuous Attempts To Muzzle The Press

20 September 2017

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, the links to unsavory characters, the use of the courts for personal agendas, the involvement of a political party, and the attacks on the Government of […]

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Foreign Affairs Minister Tells UN of Hurricane Irma’s Impact

20 September 2017

Minister of Foreign Affairs Darren Henfield addressed a high level meeting convened by the United Nations (UN) secretary general and the president of the General Assembly on the impact of Hurricane Irma on the Caribbean region.   In his remarks the minister, on behalf of The Bahamas, joined in the expressions of condolences for the […]

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British Couple Celebrates 32 Years of Bahamas Vacations

20 September 2017

Peter and Joan Davis have been visiting The Bahamas for the past 32 years and on their recent trip to Nassau, the British couple promised Minister of Tourism and Aviation Dionisio D’Aguilar that they would return for years to come.   Their love affair with Nassau began in 1985 when they first visited on a […]

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Public Service Seeks to Recruit Young Bahamians

20 September 2017

Minister of the Public Service and National Insurance Brensil Rolle revealed yesterday that the public sector is making room to recruit younger persons and promote employees based on their qualifications.   In order for this to happen, Mr. Rolle said it may include trimming the number of pensioners and contracted workers.   “A number of […]

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Man Charged with Murder

20 September 2017

Edward Butler, 38, was charged with murder yesterday in the Magistrate’s Court. Butler, a resident of 87 Catherine Avenue, was formally charged with the September 4 murder of Elton Hanna. Butler appeared before Deputy Chief Magistrate Andrew Forbes and he was not required to enter a plea. He was remanded to The Bahamas Department of […]

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Fox Hill Residents Call on Govt to Fight Crime

20 September 2017

Distraught Shaniqua Brennan, mother of 16-year-old Jeffrey Wright, who was killed in Fox Hill over the weekend, and other residents of the community are calling on the government to assist with combating crime in the area. “They run my son down. My son was sitting in his own yard when the car drove by and […]

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