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LAWYER  THROWN OUT Roberts Blasts Bannister Over BPL Resignations
 
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LAWYER THROWN OUT

A chaotic scene developed at the Carmichael Detention Center yesterday morning following a brief standoff between Immigration officers and Rights Bahamas President and Human Rights attorney Fred Smith, that ultimately led to the Queen’s Counsel being forcibly removed from the Center. The incident  took place shortly before 11:00am  as Mr. Smith came to see his […]

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Roberts Blasts Bannister Over BPL Resignations

Former Progressive Liberal Party Chairman Bradley Roberts has hit out at Minister of Works Desmond Bannister after the sudden resignations of several top Bahamas Power and Light executives over the weekend. In a statement Mr. Roberts said Mr. Bannister knowingly misled the House and the nation and was being neither truthful nor transparent in his […]

Bahamas Spared Blacklist Gov’t Takes measures

07 December 2017

The Bahama has been spared being blacklisted by the European Union, although five Caribbean countries have not been able to avoid the blacklist of tax havens that are not compliant with the EU standards. Countries like Barbados, Grenada, Panama, Saint Lucia, and Trinidad and Tobago were among those black- listed. However, due to the damage, […]

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Bain Town MP DEFENDS Innocence

07 December 2017

Bain and Grants Town Member of Parliament Travis Robinson yesterday said allegations on social media that he committed extortion are absolutely false. Robinson said he did not commit any such crime and the that there is no merit to those comments. “Those comments are totally fabricated. “I continue to work hard for the people in my […]

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Defence Force Officer Among Three On Gun Charges

07 December 2017

Three men were remanded to The Bahamas Department of Corrections yesterday on firearm charges, including a Royal Bahamas Defence Force Officer. Arraigned in Magistrate’s Court yesterday, before Deputy Chief Magistrate Andrew Forbes, on separate charges, the men were charged with one count of possession of an unlicensed firearm and one count of possession of ammunition. […]

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Centurion Scholarship Fund launched

05 December 2017

The celebrations of Olympian and philanthropist Sir Durward Knowles’ birthday continued yesterday with his alma mater Queens College hosting a celebratory assembly. Sir  Durward’s   contributions to the school and the nation were commemorated by a newly constructed monument on the school’s property. Also in his honour,  the school launched the Sir Durward Knowles centenary […]

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FINANCE MINISTER ADDRESSES OBSTACLES TO GROWTH

05 December 2017

How does one achieve the desired degree of fiscal adjustment and anchor the credibility of government’s budget policies, so that the gains can be sustained over the medium term? Finance  Minister K. Peter Turnquest posed this question to the participants of a seminar held at the British Colonial Hilton Hotel during his opening remarks yesterday […]

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UB begins “Centers Of Excellence”

05 December 2017

Centers of Excellence being developed at The University of The Bahamas are going to be critical in nation-building and in  the diversification of the Bahamian economy, according to the University’s President, Doctor Rodney Smith. While appearing as a guest on the Love 97/JCN radio and television program “Jones and Company”,  Dr. Smith cited “centers of […]

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RBPF sees downward trend in crime

05 December 2017

Police presence will be increased day, night, weekly and around the clock, Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Stephen Dean told the media yesterday. With Christmas only 20 days away,  The Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) wants to ensure Bahamians they will be prevalent during this Christmas Season as police presence will be increased. In […]

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AG ACCUSES PLP OF “ RACE-BAITING”

05 December 2017

Leader of Government Business in the Senate and Attorney General  Carl Bethel, has accused the opposition  Progressive Liberal Party of intimidating the Bahamian people with their “tired old tactics,” creating irrational fear and scaremongering. “I must observe that the debate in social circles has, in my view, been reduced to an exercise in race baiting, […]

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BAHAMAS BUILDS CAPACITY FOR HURRICANES

05 December 2017

It’ s been just one week since the hurricane season closed and yesterday regional entities of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) opened the 10th Caribbean Conference on Disaster Management to discuss how to build more disaster resilient countries. The  (CDEMA) conference is focused on what should be done to lessen the impact of […]

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The Unexplained

04 December 2017

The Clifton Review The Clifton Review is a tri-weekly column that examines the question of the Clifton project along with the evolution of the war between two billionaires, the links to unsavory characters, the use of the courts for personal agendas, the involvement of a political party, and the attacks on the Government of The […]

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