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Two Shot, One Dead

Two Shot, One Dead

Police are said to be investigating a homicide after two men were shot Thursday afternoon. According to police officials, the victims were rushed to hospital where one succumbed to his injuries and the other is listed in serious condition. The Journal understands that the dead man is in his 20’s. The shooting reportedly happened around [...]

Resorts World Bimini Commissions New Port

Resorts World Bimini Commissions New Port

The new port at Resorts World Bimini (RWB) officially opened on Thursday to the sounds of cowbells, goatskin drums and whistles, as Prime Minister Perry Christie and other Cabinet ministers witnessed the of hundreds of tourists at the RWB Superfast Ferry berthed at the new dock. Prime Minister Christie said the berthing of that ship [...]

Man Arrested on Drug Charge

17 September 2014

A 40-year-old man of Opulent Road was arrested Tuesday after he was arrested for possession of cocaine. According to reports, around 9:30 a.m. officers from the Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU), acting on intelligence intercepted a blue Nissan Maxima vehicle driven by the suspect at Marrow Road, Garden Hills Number Two. The officers conducted a search [...]

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Fitzgerald: Gaming Bill Will Not Cause PLP To Lose Election

17 September 2014

The passing of the Gaming Bill in The House of Assembly was a move that some said would cause the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) to lose the next general elections, however Marathon MP Jerome Fitzgerald said that this will not happen. While contributing to the final day of debate on the Gaming Bill in the [...]

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Clergy Supports Gaming Bill

Clergy Supports Gaming Bill

17 September 2014

Although the President of The Bahamas Christian Council (BCC) has been vocal in his opposition to the legalisation of the web shop industry, the former head of that body Bishop Simeon Hall yesterday asserted that the majority of religious leaders do not share the same view as Dr. Ranford Patterson. Bishop Hall said that while [...]

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94 Haitian Migrants Apprehended Near Exuma Cays

94 Haitian Migrants Apprehended Near Exuma Cays

17 September 2014

Authorities apprehended 94 Haitian nationals during a joint operation between the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) and the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) off the Exuma Cays Monday. The group, which included 79 men, 14 women and one child, was found on board a blue sailing sloop some 10 nautical miles off Darby Island, just [...]

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Sandyport Beaches Resort Gives Rooms a Bahama-Chic Upgrade

Sandyport Beaches Resort Gives Rooms a Bahama-Chic Upgrade

17 September 2014

Sandyport Beaches Resort and Hotel in the Sandyport Marina has given a chic Bahamian-style upgrade to their 72 rooms and suites. Following a year of record-breaking high occupancy, the RCI Gold Crown-winning resort has incorporated Bahama Hand Print linens and increased local artwork to highlight the Island feel and ambiance of the resort. The project [...]

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New Scholarship Fund To Help Develop Engineering Sector

New Scholarship Fund To Help Develop Engineering Sector

17 September 2014

A corporate entity is collaborating with The Bahamas Society of Engineers (BSE) to help stimulate the participation of more Bahamians in a critical sector in the Bahamian economy. BHM Co. Ltd., formerly Bahamas Hot Mix Co. Ltd., and the BSE have established a scholarship fund at The College of The Bahamas for civil engineering technology [...]

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PM Expresses Disappointment In Rollins

PM Expresses Disappointment In Rollins

16 September 2014

Prime Minister Perry Christie yesterday expressed in disappointment in Fort Charlotte MP Dr. Andre Rollins who has publicly blasted the government over the Gaming Legislation that was passed in the House of Assembly yesterday. Dr. Rollins, who was fired earlier this month as Chairman of the Gaming Board, has repeatedly accused his party of drafting [...]

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PLP Ministers Blast Church Leaders –‘Religious Leaders accused of having non-Christian desires’

16 September 2014

Members of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) minced no words as they slammed religious leaders who publically opposed the Gaming Bill, Member of Parliament for Bain and Grants Town Dr. Bernard Nottage accused church leaders of launching a political campaign against the PLP and taking a non-Christian approach to the issue. These comments from Dr. [...]

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Officials Assisting Bahamians Arrested in Belize

16 September 2014

Officials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said they are now involved in the matter concerning those two Bahamian men who were arrested in Belize last Friday in connection to a $500 million fraud scheme. In a statement issued Monday afternoon, officials acknowledged that there has been considerable public interest in the arrests of 29-year-old [...]

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Long Island Man Killed in Traffic Fatality

16 September 2014

Police officials reported another Family Island traffic fatality, the second in as many days. The accident reportedly occurred around 10:30 a.m. on Queen’s Highway, Salt Pond, Long Island between a dump truck and a small pickup truck. Officials said the driver of that small pickup truck who was a resident from Thompson Bay, Long Island [...]

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