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LPIA Receives High Marks on Airport Survey House Speaker Pledges to Maintain Order
 

LPIA Receives High Marks on Airport Survey – – -LPIA Ranks Second Best in the Region

New Airport Service Quality (ASQ) survey results for the first quarter of 2017 reveal strong showings in key performance markers for Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA). This comes as the airport acts on a strategy to meet short and long-term airlift goals. Cleanliness of airport terminals still tops the list of high scores for LPIA […]

House Speaker Pledges to Maintain Order

Underpinning the sentiments of Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis of a punctual and accountable government, newly elected House Speaker and Nassau Village Member of Parliament (MP) Halson Moultrie said under this administration decorum, dignity and fidelity will be maintained. Yesterday, Mr. Moultrie became the 54th Speaker of the House of Assembly during the Opening of […]

New Govt Promises Referendum

25 May 2017

The government has announced plans to conduct a referendum to introduce term limits for prime ministers and introduce a system of recall for non-performing Members of Parliament. The referendum will also address the issue of constituting an Independent Electoral Commission and Boundaries Commission. The government’s plans were uttered during the ceremonial reading of the Speech […]

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Davis – Govt Copied PLP Plan

25 May 2017

In their first official role as Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition, Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Members of Parliament agreed that the plans and foundations discussed in the Speech from the Throne were already laid out by the PLP government. Opposition Leader Philip ‘Brave’ Davis made this comment on behalf of the PLP MPs during a press […]

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“The Rats Are Guarding The Cheese”

22 May 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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Trio Charged with Drug Possession – – -Jamaican Receives 14 Year Sentencing

19 May 2017

Three men were charged yesterday in connection with the recent drug haul by Royal Bahamas Defence Force officers, who spotted and intercepted a 28-foot go fast vessel early Monday morning off the Ragged Island Chain, in the area of Cay Lagos. Appearing in Magistrate’s Court before Magistrate Andrew Forbes, one Jamaican and two Bahamians were […]

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BPL Ready for Summer Season- -Worst Outages Experienced June to September 2016

19 May 2017

Amidst concerns about its ability to generate supply for its thousands of customers, Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) officials said the company is more than equipped to handle the 2017summer season usage of electricity by residents. BPL officials explained in a statement that the company experienced its worst outages last June to September due to […]

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50 Haitian Migrants Apprehended

19 May 2017

More than four dozen Haitian migrants were apprehended in the eastern Bahamas on Wednesday morning during a joint exercise by the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF), Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) and immigration authorities. According to RBDF officials, shortly after 10 a.m., a Haitian sloop was spotted in the area of Bannerman Town, Eleuthera. When […]

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15,000 Bahamians Enrol in NHI

19 May 2017

Since the launch of the enrolment phase of National Health Insurance (NHI) Bahamas on April 24, more than 15,000 persons have enrolled and over 11,000 beneficiaries have been matched with their selected primary care doctor. These numbers are growing every day, as enrolment continues across the country and persons are starting to receive primary care […]

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The Real “Danger To Democracy”

19 May 2017

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 Bahamas. We covered […]

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‘FNM Bought Votes’ – – PLP Candidates Claim

18 May 2017

Several Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) candidates have indicated that they believe voters being paid by the Free National Movement (FNM) may have played a crucial role in their resounding loss in last week’s general election. The Bahama Journal spoke with PLP candidate for Elizabeth Alex Storr during former Prime Minister Perry Christie’s resignation on Monday, […]

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20 Arrested Following Police Operation

18 May 2017

Approximately 20 persons were arrested after an intensified anti-crime operation conducted by the Royal Bahamas Police Force in New Providence on Tuesday night. The arrests were based on a number of criminal and traffic offences and outstanding court warrants. Police reported that an additional 254 individuals were cited for various traffic violations. The purpose of […]

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