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Baha Mar Deal Unsealed Nottage ‘Gravely Ill’
 

Baha Mar Deal Unsealed – – -1,200 Work Permits Granted to China Construction

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said the government has unsealed the Baha Mar deal and pursuant to an application made by the Office of the Attorney General, the Supreme Court has granted its sanction and approval for the disclosure and release of the Heads of Terms. “I now have the honour and pleasure to table […]

Nottage ‘Gravely Ill’

Former Minister of National Security Dr. Bernard Nottage is fighting for his life after he was hospitalized yesterday. Progressive Liberal Party Chairman Bradley Roberts confirmed yesterday evening that Dr. Nottage was hospitalized at the Doctor’s Hospital Intensive Care Unit and he is “gravely ill.” The Bahama Journal is not certain as to what illness the […]

MBO Receives $105K ALIV Sponsorship

22 June 2017

The Miss Bahamas Organization (MBO) received a major corporate sponsor and partnership with the newest mobile network company, ALIV. Solidifying its brand, ALIV announced partnership with MBO sponsoring the organization with $105,000 over the next three years. At a press conference, yesterday to announce the partnership, Bianca Bethel-Sawyer, manager of corporate events and sponsorship with […]

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Police ‘Hit the Streets’ in Rock Crusher

22 June 2017

In their effort to fight crime, a group of police officers took to the streets yesterday as they held a walkabout in the Rock Crusher community. During yesterday’s walkabout, police talked to residents about the problems of crime in the area and provided safety tips. The team went door to door asking question about recent […]

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The Bahamas, Laughingstock Of The Caribbean

21 June 2017

The Clifton Review The Clifton Review is a bi-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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BTC Donates $25,000 to RBPF Summer Camp

21 June 2017

In partnership with the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF), BTC yesterday donated a whopping $25,000 to the RBPF’s annual summer camp. The camp is expected to host over 4,000 children and youth from New Providence and the Family Islands using the facilities of various public schools throughout the capital. BTC CEO Leon Williams in making […]

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Lloyd Plans to Address Teacher Shortage

21 June 2017

Minister of Education Jeffrey Lloyd revealed yesterday that an “aggressive teacher recruitment exercise” was held recently to find educators to fill various positions. The Bahama Journal spoke with Mr. Lloyd before the weekly Cabinet meeting where he revealed that there is a teacher shortage in several subject areas. “In particular, these areas such as math […]

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Police Probe Govt Ministries

21 June 2017

Minister of National Security Marvin Dames said perpetrators responsible for the waste of millions of dollars in various ministries, no matter who they are, if found guilty will be brought to justice. Speaking to reporters outside of Cabinet yesterday morning, Mr. Dames said the commissioner of police has indicated that given the growing number of […]

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‘Take Precautions to Prevent Zika’

21 June 2017

Just 18 months after the epidemic became a global concern, Brazil announced the end of its public health emergency over Zika last month however, according to Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands the same could not be said for The Bahamas. In fact, Dr. Sands told reporters outside Cabinet recently that Bahamians should take the necessary […]

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20-Year-Old Charged with Murder

21 June 2017

A 20-year-old was yesterday charged with Sunday’s murder of Zhivargo McPhee on Charles Saunders Highway. Standing before Magistrate Andrew Forbes yesterday was Tafari Thompson. According to the charge, on June 18, Thompson, being concerned with another, intentionally caused McPhee’s death. The 20-year-old was also accused of attempting to murder Robert Renaldo Adderley on that same day. […]

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Former Govt Lost $32 Million

21 June 2017

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said the former Progressive Liberal Party administration “cost the country” more than $32 million in potential insurance payouts from Hurricane Matthew because of gross incompetence.   The payout would have been the biggest ever given out by the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF). Delivering his contribution to the 2017-2018 […]

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$3 Million to Repair Customs Warehouse

21 June 2017

It will cost the government $3 million to repair the Customs warehouse that was burglarized earlier this month. This figure was revealed yesterday at a press briefing at the Office of the Prime Minister by Press Secretary Anthony “Ace” Newbold, who said besides the hefty price tag, the government has to worry about relocation and […]

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