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RBC Royal Bank Launches Private Banking

RBC Royal Bank on April 26, 2016 officially launched its suite of Private Banking services in The Bahamas. Held at Sapodilla Estates, Private Banking guests experienced an evening of networking, entertainment and presentations on the product offerings, while connecting directly with senior executives of RBC Royal Bank and the Private Banking Team. Bringing introductory remarks, […]

Louis Bacon Upsets Bahamian Parliament

Participants of the Love 97 Radio talk show, Issues of The Day, were generally of the view that Louis Bacon, an international hedge-fund operator, is using the courts to muzzle Members of Parliament and to limit their free speech. Lawyers for Save The Bays, Bacon’s super PAC, filed an injunction against Members of Parliament in […]

THE CLIFTON REVIEW–COULSON MISGUIDED ON BACON

28 April 2016

By: P.J Malone A long time resident of the Bahamas, Richard Coulson has sewn a ball of misinformation to the public on the Bacon-Nygard matter. In an article in the Tribune, Coulson claims that Peter Nygard is to blame for the fight between himself and Louis Bacon. Coulson opines that the “ramifications and real consequences […]

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Upcoming Training Exercise

27 April 2016

In its ongoing efforts towards becoming a self-sufficient organization, the Royal Bahamas Defense Force (RBDF), the U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) and U.S. Special Operations Command North (SOCNORTH) are working together to execute Exercise “Marlin Shield” to actively practice interoperability and bilateral operations through maritime and land-based training in the Bahamas.   The exercise is set […]

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Transgenders Upset

27 April 2016

Members of the Bahamas Transgender and Intersexes Unit (BTIU) are asking to be treated with dignity and respect after a press conference was held to raise concerns about their treatment and identity in the Bahamian society. President and Director of LGBT group The Demarco Foundation Alexis Demarco said members have decided to come to the […]

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Pastor: Referendum Can Hijack Country

27 April 2016

  President of Bahamas Global Impact Prayer and Fasting Network, Pastor Jeremiah Duncombe, has called for the country to pray corporately in an effort to prevent the country from being “hijacked” as a result of the upcoming referendum addressing gender equality.   During a press conference yesterday, Pastor Duncombe said while Bahamians are faced with […]

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Griffin Confirms Fraud In Social Services

27 April 2016

Social Services Minister Melanie Griffin not denying claims of fraudulent activity within the Department of Social Services, between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2015 in which staff members at that department were involved in using food coupons intended for Bahamians on welfare to purchase groceries for themselves.   During an interview with reporters, Minister […]

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CFJ Says Opposing Views Should Be Funded

27 April 2016

Local non-political advocacy group Citizens for Justice (CFJ) says they do not support the Yes campaign and the bills are flawed.   The advocacy group also added that they believe persons with opposing views should be funded by the government.   “Persons with opposing views to the referendum should be granted funding by the government […]

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AG Fires Back At Dame Joan

27 April 2016

Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson says the upcoming gender equality referendum is a “historic opportunity” to grant everyone equal rights.   The AG’s comments came after former Court of Appeal President Dame Joan Sawyer referred to the upcoming referendum as “a waste of time, unnecessary” saying she would “vote no to all” while admitting that she […]

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Carnival steps it up with artist development workshop

26 April 2016

The Bahamas National Festival Commission (BNFC) is pleased to partner with Sony Music Entertainment for the staging of an artist development workshop – The Recording Industry 101 – for contestants in the Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Music Masters Song Competition.   This once in a lifetime opportunity will give Bahamian musicians an inside look into the […]

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Speaker Defies Injunction

26 April 2016

Speaker of the House Dr. Kendal Major along with several other Members of Parliament yesterday spoke out about their disdain against the recent injunction posed against members of parliament.   Dr. Major said he believes the order goes against parliamentary privilege and all Members of Parliament should be outraged.   “In my view the order […]

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BNCP Announces First Annual Convention

26 April 2016

The Bahamas National Coalition Party (BNCP) has announced plans for its first national convention in the wake of the upcoming general election.   At a press conference on Monday, the party announced that this Thursday and Friday, its first annual convention will be held.   The convention is purposed to ratify the party’s constitution and […]

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