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Privy Council Has Fourth Sitting In The Bahamas JCN Officially Opens New Building—Also Honors Persons of The Year
 

Privy Council Has Fourth Sitting In The Bahamas

Having sat in Nassau on more occasions than they have anywhere other than the United Kingdom, the Judicial Committee of the London-based Privy Council will see its fourth sitting of The Bahamas’ final Court of Appeal this week as five Privy Council judges are set to hear appeals and applications over the next five days. […]

JCN Officially Opens New Building—Also Honors Persons of The Year

In a ceremony fit for royalty, Jones Communications officially blessed its new building on Thompson Boulevard on Friday. The official ceremony was a dual purpose one as it also honored the JCN persons of the year Education Minister Jerome Fitzgerald and University of the Bahamas President Dr. Rodney Smith. The pair received the award primarily […]

Police Launch Manhunt For Shooting Suspects

20 February 2017

Police are appealing to the public for help in capturing two suspects responsible for a shooting incident that has left three persons nursing wounds in hospital on Sunday. Reports are that around 10:00 a.m., a group of men were involved in an altercation on Windsor Lane that led to three of them being shot. The […]

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Domestic Violence Against Males Increase

20 February 2017

There’s an unspoken truth about domestic violence and while women are often the ones to fall victim to the scourge, there are now cases of women being the aggressor and men now being the victims. Although this was not the main focus of a two-day conference on Domestic Violence hosted by the Bible Society of […]

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PM Hits Out On Chipman’s Boundaries Claim

20 February 2017

Prime Minister Perry Christie has taken St. Anne’s MP Hubert Chipman to task over his claim that the boundaries report he signed off on differed from the one tabled in the House of Assembly last week. Mr. Chipman is currently a part of a government delegation, which travelled to Guyana for CARICOM, meetings alongside Foreign […]

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Keod Smith Eyeing St. Barnabas

17 February 2017

A week after the new St. Barnabas Constituency was announced by the Boundaries Commission, Former Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Member of Parliament (MP) Keod Smith suggested that he is the best prospect for that seat. Not only does the attorney and former PLP MP believe he is the best suited for the position, but he […]

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First State of The Economy Report 2017

17 February 2017

The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce held its first State of the Economy Report 2017 as an initiative for Bahamians to have a transparent view of the fiscal year. Chairman of the Chamber, Edison Sumner said the objective of the first report was to also give Bahamians an opportunity to share thoughts and ask questions first […]

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Collie Responds to Rollins’ 7 Rebels Request

17 February 2017

After Fort Charlotte Member of Parliament (MP) Dr. Andre Rollins on Wednesday suggested that the “Rebels Seven” return to the Free National Movement (FNM), the party’s Chairman Sidney Collie said it is really not Dr. Rollins’ place to make such a suggestion. “I think what he’s doing is political posturing,” Mr. Collie said. Meanwhile, as […]

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Carlos Reid “Any Fool Could See That We are In A Crisis

17 February 2017

Former gang member turned Crime Fighting Activist Carlos Reid spoke on the escalating crime recently and he says it’s obvious the country is in turmoil. “If we try to tell people we are not in a crisis, then we will be misleading people,” he said yesterday. Mr. Reid’s statements come shortly after the Commissioner of […]

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Irresponsible Behavior Run Amuck

17 February 2017

By P.J. Malone As citizens of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, we are all responsible for our country’s well being. So when individuals under the guise of environmental do-gooders seek to waste our resources and damage our country’s standing in the world for their own personal agenda, it is each of our responsibilities to stand […]

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Almost 1,800 Homeowners Eligible for Mortgage Plan

16 February 2017

State Minister for Finance Michael Halkitis lauded the accomplishments of the government’s new mortgage relief plan yesterday in the House of Assembly.   His sentiments came as he spoke of the significance of the Home Owners Protection Bill, describing the bill as a major step forward in the country’s mortgage industry.   Touting the government’s […]

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Former Officer Blames Judiciary For Escalating Crime

16 February 2017

Former officer and Democratic National Alliance candidate, Stephen Greenslade suggests that judicial system is to blame for the escalating crime more so than the police.   “I’m curious whether or not our investigative strategies are thorough enough to ensure that the evidence we are gathering is strong enough during the prosecution process and the results […]

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