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Butler Turner Scolds Gov’t Over Sandals Proceedings Three Men Charged For Murder
 

Butler Turner Scolds Gov’t Over Sandals Proceedings

The nolle prosequi prosecuted by Attorney General Allyson Maynard Gibson is just another example of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) putting foreign interests ahead of Bahamians, according to Free National Movement MP for Long Island Loretta Butler Turner. In a press statement yesterday, Mrs. Butler Turner said the move “is a blatant demonstration of the […]

Three Men Charged For Murder

Quentino Carey, Jakota Johnson and Alstere Williams all appeared before Acting Chief Magistrate Andrew Forbes yesterday afternoon on murder charges.   Twenty-three-year-old Carey, a resident of Soldier Road and 19-year-old Johnson, a resident of Union Village were both arraigned for two counts of murder and one count attempted murder.   It is alleged that on […]

Bahamas working to increase African-American visitors

22 September 2016

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism (BMOT) has locked in two major events that are expected to attract thousands of African-American visitors to The Bahamas in 2017. According to BMOT’s Director of the African-American market Linville Johnson, plans are underway for the international Black Women’s Public Policy Institute Conference to be held in Nassau in March […]

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Tourism Symposium on Accessibility Slated for Sept. 27

22 September 2016

The Ministry of Tourism is gearing up to host a one-day symposium next week as part of the United Nations World Tourism Day to raise awareness about accessible tourism in The Bahamas. The symposium, slated for Tuesday, September 27, will take place at the Melia Nassau Beach Resort. Panelists include Prime Minister Perry Christie, architect […]

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Stop Your Foolishness!

22 September 2016

By P.J. Malone Save The Bays needs to stop being dishonest with the Bahamian people and treating the Bahamian people as fools. They are constantly erroneously suggesting that the Government’s efforts to defend itself and defend Parliament is being carried out as revenge against Save The Bays because of Save The Bays’ actions against fashion […]

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Nolle For Sandals Executives Upset Union

21 September 2016

In shocking news to trade unionists, the criminal charges levied against executives of the Sandals Royal Bahamian resort have been dropped by the government. In a nolle prosequi signed by attorney general Allyson Maynard Gibson, Sandals General Manager Gary Williams, and another executive, Fritzroy Walker have had all charges against them dropped. The two were […]

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National Development Plan Making “Good Progress”

21 September 2016

Minister of State for Investments Khaalis Rolle says while there is much to be done, a draft document of the National Development Plan (NDP) should be ready in the near future. Although he was unable to give any specific dates of deadlines, Mr. Rolle says his team has been working tirelessly to ensure that the […]

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“DNA Immigration Policy to Benefit All” Says McCartney

21 September 2016

Former State Minister of Immigration and Democratic National Alliance (DNA) Leader Branville McCartney yesterday said the frequent influx of illegal immigrants to The Bahamas will continue to persist if the county’s laws and policies are not revamped. Having worked on the ground, Mr. McCartney said the regular apprehension and deportation exercises are not the answer. […]

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DNA Ready for Convention

21 September 2016

Democratic National Alliance Leader Branville McCartney said his party is stronger than ever as it readies itself for its general convention set for next week. The convention is set for September 29th and 30th at Breezes Resort under the theme, “The Power of Now”. Mr. McCartney stressed that the event will not be about simply […]

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Alleged Gun Smugglers Charged

21 September 2016

Thanks to efforts by the Royal Bahamas Police Force, hundreds of  rounds of ammunition and s various dangerous weapons are now off the streets. Appearing before Magistrate Constance Delancy  Tuesday afternoon to face charges were  31 year old Omar Roberts   and    24 year old   Jessie   Roberts The couple were both charged with possession of ammunition. According to court documents, […]

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PM: Immigration Issue Is A Global One

20 September 2016

Prime Minister Perry Christie addressed delegates yesterday at the United Nations General Meeting at the session to address the large movements of refugees and migrants. The prime minister stated that the issue of migration and refugees is a global phenomenon and it is vital that countries use sessions such as these to brainstorm and find […]

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New Faces To Come In PLP

20 September 2016

On the heels of the Free National Movement’s (FNM) revelation of new faces, Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Bradley Roberts yesterday said his party is attracting a host of individuals interested in running on his party’s team. Mr. Roberts informed the Bahama Journal that there will be a number of new faces running on the […]

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