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Another FNM Call for Gray to Go Tragedy at Baha Mar
 
Another FNM Call for Gray to Go

Another FNM Call for Gray to Go

Free National Movement supporters joined their leader Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday during a protest in Rawson Square, where they reiterated their calls for the resignation of Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources V. Alfred Gray. Dr. Minnis and his team, who were under heavy police supervision in front of the House of Assembly, said the [...]

Tragedy at Baha Mar

Tragedy at Baha Mar

An accident on the construction site at Baha Mar has claimed the life of a Bahamian male employee. Assistant Commissioner of Police Stephen Dean said police received reports yesterday of a fatal incident at Baha Mar around 11:30 a.m. “We cannot classify this incident as yet so we are interviewing persons. We are working hand- [...]

Darville Meets with Residents Near Industrial Zone

15 April 2015

The Ministry for Grand Bahama in conjunction with the Pan American Health Organization and the World Health Organization held a town hall meeting Monday, which focused on environmental issues affecting persons residing in the industrial zone. The meeting was held at the Church of the Good Shepherd Parish Hall in Lewis Yard and attracted persons [...]

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T-Connection and Bahamian All-Stars share one stage for Kickoff Weekend

T-Connection and Bahamian All-Stars share one stage for Kickoff Weekend

15 April 2015

The stage is set for an explosive Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival (BJC) Kickoff weekend in Grand Bahama when the legendary T-Connection and a Bahamian all-star lineup, including Jay Mitchell, pull out all the stops at the first ever non-stop cultural party on April 17-18. Thousands will flock to Taino Beach, which is being transformed into a [...]

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Building Occupied By Vagrants Burned

Building Occupied By Vagrants Burned

15 April 2015

Firefighters were called to the scene of a structural fire that occurred around 5 p.m. yesterday on Cumberland Street, just north of Government House. According to the Royal Bahamas Police Force Director of Fire Services Walter Evans, firefighters arrived on the scene three minutes after receiving a report of the fire and they met flames [...]

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PM Asks Countries to Support the Reform of Financial Institutions

15 April 2015

Prime Minister Perry Christie called on the leaders of countries in the Americas, with influence on the decision-making process of financial lending institutions, to support the institutions’ policy reforms. According to Christie, the support is necessary because countries that need development financing from the financial lending institutions are often faced with issues of credit worthiness. [...]

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SUSPICIOUS DEATH IN LOUIS BACON’S JACUZZI OPENS UP NEW CRIMINAL CONCERNS

14 April 2015

Sunday, May 2nd 2010, will be five years since Dan Tuckfield, the ex-Life Guard and expert swimmer, died mysteriously in the nude in the jacuzzi in the private section of the palatial enclave of The Point House, Lyford Cay belonging to Hedge Fund billionaire Louis Bacon. Now, new inquiries having arisen into the suspicious way [...]

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Tourism Showcased 2015 ‘It’s A Bahamian Ting’ Concert at Arawak Cay

Tourism Showcased 2015 ‘It’s A Bahamian Ting’ Concert at Arawak Cay

14 April 2015

Thousands of Bahamians, young and old, joined The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism last weekend at the 2015 ‘It’s a Bahamian Ting’ Concert, held on Saturday, April 11, at Arawak Cay. The live extravaganza featured all local performing artists and showcased free-to-the-public performances, as the ministry begins the countdown to Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Festival this coming [...]

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Greater Cooperation is needed to Mitigate Transnational Crime

14 April 2015

Greater regional cooperation to mitigate transnational crime in the hemisphere is needed, said Prime Minister Perry Christie, as he addressed the seventh Summit of the Americas. According to the prime minister, addressing violent crime is central to domestic peace and survival of the countries of the hemisphere, and the proliferation of gang activity, illicit drugs, [...]

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RBDF Partners to Establish Bahamas Customs First Marine Unit

14 April 2015

The Customs Department achieved a historic milestone landmark on last Friday with the graduation of 15 Bahamas Customs Officers from the newly established Bahamas Customs Marine Unit headed by Superintendent Tyrone Palmer. The new members of the Marine Unit underwent eight weeks of intensive customs and maritime training that was coordinated by members of The [...]

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“Tonique Williams-Darling Highway is a Death Invitation,” Says Hall

14 April 2015

“The Tonique Williams-Darling Highway invites death,” according to Bishop Simeon Hall, pastor emeritus at New Covenant Baptist Church, who called for authorities to address the ongoing traffic problems on the highway before another death occurs. Last Thursday a third family for the year lost a loved one to a fatal traffic accident on the Tonique [...]

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Ministry of Works Employees Demands Hazard Pay

14 April 2015

A fairly peaceful protest yesterday over outstanding hazard pay has led to another promise by government officials to employees at the Ministry of Works. According to Bahamas Public Service Union President John Pinder, workers renewed their calls for the receipt of unsettled hazardous pay by assembling outside of the ministry’s service station yesterday morning. “For [...]

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