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Gray: Food Security Levels Unacceptable

Gray: Food Security Levels Unacceptable

In the event that a catastrophe results in the halt of food imports to The Bahamas for a long period of time, the government is only prepared to feed the population for three months and the Minister of Agriculture Alfred Gray admitted that this reality is “unacceptable.” Mr. Gray’s comments came during a ceremony to [...]

Customs Seize Luxury Cars–Another Smuggling Ring Uncovered

Customs Seize Luxury Cars–Another Smuggling Ring Uncovered

Comptroller of Customs Charles Turner yesterday again denied that he or any other top ranking Customs official are involved in a stolen vehicle racket uncovered last month during a joint operation between customs and police. Mr. Turner and members of his executive team held a press conference yesterday to announce that three high end brand [...]

FNM Battle Heats Up

FNM Battle Heats Up

16 October 2014

The major candidates vying for the top two posts within the Free National Movement (FNM) have now made their intentions known with both the chairman and deputy chairman announcing that they will go head to head for the deputy leader post. FNM Deputy Chairman Dr. Duane Sands on Wednesday declared that he will be running [...]

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BMA Visits Nassau Container Port

BMA Visits Nassau Container Port

16 October 2014

Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) representatives recently toured the Nassau Container Port (NCP) facility and got a chance to hear an overview of the port operations and how it integrates with government agencies such as Customs and Immigration. BMA representatives Deputy Director of Seafarers & Manning, Captain Dwain Hutchinson; Deputy Director of Inspections & Surveys, Stephen [...]

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BEC Customer Outraged Over Power Disconnections

16 October 2014

A mother of three said that she is frustrated and can no longer tolerate the disruption in services from The Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) after exhausting all avenues in an effort to have BEC address her complaints. She stressed that she had no choice but to take her cries to the press and now at [...]

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Bahamas To Host Diplomatic Week

Bahamas To Host Diplomatic Week

16 October 2014

This upcoming week, The Bahamas will host a major foreign policy initiative that will bring together 12 Heads of Missions abroad and an some 50 foreign ambassadors, this according to Minister of Foreign Affairs Fred Mitchell who announced on Wednesday that the country will host its very first Diplomatic Week. “This will give diplomats the [...]

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Anglican Bishop Urges Support Of Gender Equality

Anglican Bishop Urges Support Of Gender Equality

16 October 2014

Head of the Anglican Church in The Bahamas and The Turks and Caicos Islands Bishop Laish Boyd urged Bahamians to apply common sense when evaluating the upcoming referendum on gender equality and avoid the tendency of being xenophobic. During his charge at the 113th Session of the Synod of the Diocese at Christ Church Cathedral [...]

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Acklins Wins Taste Our Bahamas Competition

Acklins Wins Taste Our Bahamas Competition

16 October 2014

After a two-weekend tantalizing culinary competition involving several islands, Acklins has emerged the winner of the Ministry of Tourism’s Taste Our Bahamas Competition. The event was held at Fort Charlotte on October 4th and 11th. In the first weekend, Acklins took home the majority of the categories. Andros came a close second. In the finale, [...]

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AG: “Zero Tolerance On Money Laundering”

09 October 2014

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Allyson Maynard-Gibson yesterday reiterated the government’s zero-tolerance position on money laundering as she opened a two-day workshop to address the risks associated with this practice. With the growing recognition that illegally earned funds are being concealed more and more throughout the Bahamas, officials met to continue the first [...]

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Rape Suspects Arrested

08 October 2014

Police officials said they are on a mission to clamp down on an issue that has plagued the capital for weeks the capital, causing public concern to mount on what seems to be a growing trend –females becoming victims of sexual attacks island wide. In an effort to curb these incidents, police officials reported Tuesday [...]

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MP Condemns PLP Infighting

08 October 2014

After months of public contention between members of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP), Member of Parliament for South Beach Cleola Hamilton is calling for the ‘political backstabbing’ to end; Ms. Hamilton revealed that she is convinced that there are members within the PLP who want to see the Christie administration crumble from within. “What is [...]

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MOE Operations Shut Down

MOE Operations Shut Down

08 October 2014

A lingering problem with malfunctioning air conditioning units forced officials at the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology to leave their stations early Tuesday morning as technicians worked around the clock to fix the vexing issue. The Journal was informed early yesterday morning that workers in the Thompson Boulevard headquarters were forced to leave their [...]

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