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DPM Under Fire For Airline’s Debt

Former Cabinet Minister and Member of Parliament Bradley Roberts yesterday questioned Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest’s influence on financial matters regarding Sky Bahamas Limited, that  has been threatened  to have its operating license terminated due to funds owing to  Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD). ​Mr. Roberts revealed to reporters a letter dated the 29th of […]

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PM to address UN Economic and Social Council forum

Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert Minnis left the country on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 for New York to address the United Nations High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council.   During the Ministerial sessions on  today, the Prime Minister intends to reaffirm The Bahamas’ commitment to the […]

PM Vows To Protect Grand Bahamians

13 August 2018

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis has vowed to focus on the wellbeing of Bahamians in Grand Bahama rather than politics in his government’s decision to purchase  the Grand Lucayan resort.  He was responding to comments of former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham last week when he suggested that it was a bad decision to buy the hotel. […]

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Mass Escape From Reform Center

13 August 2018

New Providence police need help finding four residents who  escaped from the Simpson Penn Center for Boys on Saturday . A total of thirteen escaped the facility. Shortly before 10 pm a supervisor on duty heard noise coming from one of the cottages. While checking on the matter, he discovered an opening in the roof […]

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Civil Judges Swamped

13 August 2018

After months of acting in the position, newly sworn in Chief Justice Stephen Isaacssays  he will be taking action to address the heavy load of civil cases in the system. Following the brief ceremony at Government House, Mr. Isaacs said his plans for the judiciary is to work on efficiency. He said that the number […]

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UB Hosts Hundreds In Orientation

10 August 2018

Hundreds of High School graduates filled the Performing Arts  Centre at the University of The Bahamas  yesterday  for  the new student orientation exercise. Welcoming the new students to the university was UB President Dr. Rodney Smith. He told the students, “ the education you are going to get here at this institution is second to […]

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Gov’t Action Called “Shameful”

10 August 2018

Rights Bahamas is the Free National Movement’s decision to hire outside attorneys to argue its case in court on its policy to evict shanty town residents and to demolish their homes  shameful. In a press statement  late yesterday the organization called the government’s decision to hire a private lawyer “a slap in the face”. “It […]

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Prison Escapees Arraigned

10 August 2018

One of the two men allegedly behind a failed plot to break out of prison this past Friday have racked up more time onto their sentence. Appearing before Magistrate Kara Turnquest – Deveaux yesterday afternoon were 36-year-old, Mario Taylor and 45-year-old Fred Lifaite. The two were charged with one count each of attempted escape and […]

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Rev. Timothy Stewart Is President Elect Progressive National Baptist Convention

10 August 2018

The Baptist denomination in the Bahamas  in celebration mode, as  the Pastor of the historic Bethel Baptist Church, the Reverend Doctor Timothy Stewart has been elected  to head the prestigious Progressive National Baptist Convention  of the United States. Rev. Stewart was elected unopposed  on Wednesday in the annual convention of the organization in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. […]

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Senate Passes Economic Empowerment Zone Bill

10 August 2018

The Economic Empowerment Zone Bill was passed in the Senate yesterday  with no amendments.  Progressive Liberal Party Senators  complained  that  government  Senators refused to agree with three amendments proposed by the PLP in the Committee stage of the Bill. The amendments would have ensured that the Bill will not be used by rich outsiders and […]

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Mitchell Complains Of “ Collapse of BPL Service”

10 August 2018

The  Chairman of  The Progressive Liberal Party Fred Mitchell  is calling on  the Minister responsible for BPL  to tell  the country now what is going on with BPL.  He said, “the public had earlier been assured of a sufficient supply of electricity to deal with the demands for power during the summer. Today BPL admitted […]

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PMH RENOVATES MATERNITY WARD

08 August 2018

The Princess Margaret Hospital is out to ensure that a patient’s  stay at the hospital is at least a comfortable and safe one with its newly renovated maternity ward after years of complaints. Head of the hospital’s Maternity / Obstetrics & Gynecology Department Dr. Leon Dupuch said that the department spent  a considerable sum on […]

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