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Vasyli’s Pretrial Delayed Baha Mar Shocker
 
Vasyli’s Pretrial Delayed

Vasyli’s Pretrial Delayed

Donna Vasyli, the woman is accused of stabbing her millionaire husband to death, returned to court on Monday expecting a pretrial hearing, but she was told that the pretrial has been delayed. Prosecutor Neil Braithwaite said the necessary evidence to carry on with the hearing has not been disclosed therefore, the pretrial will not be [...]

Baha Mar Shocker… Files for Bankruptcy … Employees Told to Stay Home

Baha Mar Shocker… Files for Bankruptcy … Employees Told to Stay Home

Baha Mar CEO Sarkis Izmirlian announced yesterday that the resort has filed for bankruptcy. According to Izmirlian, in a statement released by the resort, in order to complete construction and open Baha Mar as soon as practicable, Baha Mar Ltd., and entities associated with it, are voluntarily undertaking the process of Chapter 11 under the [...]

89-Year-Old Dies After Traffic Accident

29 June 2015

Police in Grand Bahama are investigating a traffic accident that has left an 89-year-old female of Wellington Pinder Heights Subdivision dead. Reports are that on Friday shortly after 10 a.m., police received information that a traffic accident had occurred at the junction of Poinciana Drive and the West Mall Drive, involving a 2001 GMC truck [...]

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“Gov’t Should Invest More in Education,” Says McGuinty

“Gov’t Should Invest More in Education,” Says McGuinty

29 June 2015

Internationally known as the ‘Premier of Education,’ former Premier of Ontario Canada Dalton McGuinty said the most powerful way to shape the future of the world is through education. As a guest on popular talk show Jones and Company, the former politician who visited the Bahamas to take part in the 19th Caribbean Conference of [...]

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Fitzgerald: Educators Have Much Work to Do

Fitzgerald: Educators Have Much Work to Do

29 June 2015

In his capacity as Chair for the 19th Conference of Commonwealth Education Minister (CCEM), Minister of Education, Science and Technology Jerome Fitzgerald gave the closing remarks at the forum on Friday. In addition to giving an overview of the events history, Minister Fitzgerald told conference attendees last week of how important his role is in [...]

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“FNM Approved BTC Layoffs,” Says Roberts

“FNM Approved BTC Layoffs,” Says Roberts

29 June 2015

As the Bahamas Telecommunications Company Ltd. intends to layoff 140 employees tomorrow, Progressive Liberal Party Chairman Bradley Roberts wants to remind the public that the Free National Movement gave Cable and Wireless Communications the rights to reduce staffing levels to address competition. According to Roberts, the FNM administration gave CWC certain guaranteed rights in advance [...]

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BNT Staff Begin Their Journey to Become Conservation Leaders

29 June 2015

Two Bahamas National Trust (BNT) staff members recently traveled to Grenada to take part in the Conservation Leadership in the Caribbean (CLiC) programme to work on improving their skills in environmental leadership. BNT Education Officer Scott Johnson and Science Officer Agnessa Lundy traveled to Grenada to take part in the programme and completed two weeks [...]

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AG Encourages Attorneys to Receive Practicing Certificate

29 June 2015

Under the theme ‘The legal practice in a 21st century Bahamas,’ Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson addressed hundreds of attorneys at the 2015 Bahamas Bar Association First Training and Education Retreat. The event is purposed to offer training and further skills to attorneys, allowing them to compete on an international basis. Maynard-Gibson told the attorneys that [...]

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Government Investing in Public-Private Partnerships to Stimulate Infrastructure Development

26 June 2015

The Government of The Bahamas is committed to infrastructure development and has taken a policy position that will seek to finance its infrastructure needs through public-private partnerships (PPPs). To address the country’s infrastructure needs, the government is investing $200 million in PPPs this year. “The importance of infrastructure development in relation to the strength of [...]

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Design for Change Receives Top Good Practice Award at 19CCEM

26 June 2015

On Tuesday, before an audience of hundreds at the opening ceremony of the 19th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers, it was announced that Design for Change (DFC), an initiative formulated by the Riverside Education Foundation in India, received the top 2015 Commonwealth Education Good Practice Award. Design for Change begins with the simple and powerful [...]

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AG Says Swift Justice Working

26 June 2015

Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson assured Bahamians that Swift Justice is working and making great strides towards a safer Bahamas. During her contribution to the 2015/2016 budget debate in the Senate on Wednesday, the attorney general said as matters continue to come before the courts for trial within a reasonable period of time, a clear message [...]

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AG: The Justice System is the Country’s Greatest Concern

26 June 2015

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Alison Maynard-Gibson emphasized during her contribution to the 2015/2016 budget debate in the Senate on Wednesday that the government is doing so much more than just placing the country in a state of fiscal stability. It is with pride that she acknowledged the accomplishments of the implementation of [...]

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