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Minister Reports Major Immigration Influx

Revealing the numbers in the latest immigration statistics, Minster of Immigration Fred Mitchell noted that the year 2016 saw a significant increase in the number of immigrants in all categories, from those arrested to those repatriated. In revealing the statistics, Mr. Mitchell compared 2015 numbers with last year’s numbers. “The general categories are in 2015 […]

Bowe Attacks Bain’s Character

Democratic National Alliance (DNA) card bearer for the Southern Shores constituency Ethric Bowe announced this past Friday that he had turned in his resignation letter to the leadership of the party, as they chose to align themselves with an unsavory character as Lincoln Bain. At a press conference yesterday afternoon, Mr. Bowe clearly gave his […]

“Fear Of Crime” Affecting Mental Well- Being

18 January 2017

With already nine homicides for the year, one has to take a serious look at not only the potential impact crime has on the economy but its psychological aspect on our society, this as studies have shown that crime and violence result in cognitive and behavioral changes, especially among young people.   The Journal spoke […]

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Collie says PM embattled and not ready to lead again

18 January 2017

Free National Movement (FNM) Chairman Sidney Collie has expressed his uncertainty that Prime Minister Christie is ready to lead the country for another term calling him embattled and ill-equipped. Mr. Collie says while Mr. Christie may feel he is ready to lead again and he has expressed as much, the Bahamian people do not feel […]

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Two Suspects in Custody After Police Chase

17 January 2017

After what mimicked a scene from a Hollywood action film, police have two suspects in custody following a high speed chase on Sunday. According to police, around 10:00 a.m., a man was standing on Dumping Ground Corner when two men in a silver Nissan vehicle approached and shot him before speeding off. The victim was […]

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Torchbearers Announce Convention

17 January 2017

The youth arm of the Free National Movement has announced they will be holding a convention next month. The Torchbearers will hold their convention at the Breezes Resort, the same venue that played host to the drama of the party’s actual convention last summer, that saw the heated leadership battle between leader Dr. Hubert Minnis […]

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GB Crime Down 49%

17 January 2017

Minister for Grand Bahama Dr. Michael Darville said that it has been confirmed by Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police Emrick Seymour that crime is down by 49 percent since September 2016 in Grand Bahama. The minister for Grand Bahama was speaking on behalf of the Minister for National Security, Dr. Bernard Nottage, who was unable […]

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FNM Candidate Offers Education Reform Suggestions

17 January 2017

Even after Education Minister Jerome Fitzgerald cleared up the controversy surrounding support staff being unpaid, Free National Movement (FNM) South Beach Candidate Jeff Lloyd has reached out and provided the government with a solution to education reform. The talk show host says it starts with restoring the honor and value with which teachers were once […]

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Smith: COP Abandoned Murder Plot Probe

17 January 2017

The two alleged hit men involved in the recent Save the Bays (STB) murder for hire plot were not the perpetrators, according to Grand Bahama Human Rights Association (GBHRA) President Fred Smith. Livingston Bullard and Wilsner Davilma, who went by the aliases ‘Toogie and Bobo’, were last year allegedly hired by Canadian Fashion Mogul Peter […]

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Baha Mar Begins Hiring –1,500 for April Opening

17 January 2017

The multi- billion dollar Baha Mar resort slated to open on April 21st, 2017, is expected to hire some 1,500 Bahamians while many more will continue to be hired during each of the hotel’s phases, according to Senior Vice President of Government and External Affairs Robert Sands. For those persons who were recruited previously and […]

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Bacon Accused of Being Involved in Racketeering

16 January 2017

By P.J. Malone After reading the court documents of Save The Bays’ lawsuit against fashion mogul Peter Nygard and Nygard’s submitted evidence against Save The Bays (STB), Fred Smith—STB’s Director and attorney—hedge-fund billionaire Louis Bacon, and others, I was shocked by the details of the case. Can you imagine living your life trying to ‘mind […]

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‘Those Who Forget History Are Doomed To Repeat It’

13 January 2017

By P.J. Malone For weeks now there has been ‘talk’ about certain individuals tied to the 501(c)(3) organization, Save The Bays (the supposed environmental organization in The Bahamas that behaves more like a political action committee), planning a run for political office, potentially as candidates for the Free National Movement (FNM) party. We know from […]

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