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Pastor Ed Allen Dies Compendium of Bills To Avoid Blacklisting
 
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Pastor Ed Allen Dies

The Christian community in the Bahamas is  mourning the  death of the Founding Pastopr of Abundant L:ife Church, Pastor Ed Allen. The  89-year old  religious leader over the years built a  reputation  as an outstanding  Evangelist and Pastor of the Bretheren denomination in the Bahamas. A statement from the Progressive Liberal Party said  “the party […]

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Compendium of Bills To Avoid Blacklisting

The government is  hoping to get consensus on a compendium of bills essentially aimed at ensuring The Bahamas is not again blacklisted. Such a  decision  could very well result in an undermining of the country’s competitiveness and growth development, causing serious damage to its reputation. Leading off the debate in the House of Assembly yesterday […]

Food Lab Testing To Be Strengthened -Lettuce Recall Prompts New Look

27 November 2018

The recent recall of Romaine lettuce due to the bacteria E. Coli, has prompted the need for more resources to be pumped into ensuring that local laboratories are of first world status, to test imports to and exports from The Bahamas.  Agriculture Minister Michael Pintard said that the ministry would ensure that there is the […]

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PLP Planning For 2022 General election

26 November 2018

The next general election is still a few years off, but Progressive Liberal Party National Chairman Fred Mitchell said by the looks of it, things are trending in the direction of the PLP.  Optimism aside, he said the party cannot get to the point where it is so comfortable, that it believes that victory will […]

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Serial fraudster arraigned

26 November 2018

Fifty- one year Errol Knowles has been formally charged with being a serial fraudster.  His alleged fraud spree has ended, just days after an all-points bulletin was issued for his arrest.  He appeared before a magistrate last Friday  to face a laundry list of charges.  The charges included seven counts of possession of  forged documents, […]

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“GOV’T LACKS VISION,” SAYS COOPER

26 November 2018

The  Opposition’s shadow Minister of Finance, Exuma and Ragged Island Member of Parliament Chester Cooper expressed concerns this weekend surrounding the Government’s 2018 Fiscal Strategy Report, as he believes that nothing in it inspires confidence.  In a statement issued on the  weekend he said, “producing pretty reports is not a strategy. Just saying it is […]

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FINANCE MINISTER FIRES BACK AT OPPOSITION

26 November 2018

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest fired back this on the weekend  accusing    Exuma and Ragged Island Member of Parliament Chester Cooper of amnesia  after the PLP MP   said the present  government “simply does not know what it’s doing”.  In a statement, Mr. Turnquest said, “he persists in his amnesia […]

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Candlelight Service Held For Missing Pilot

26 November 2018

It was a somber night at Nirvana Beach  last Friday, as close family and friends and members of the public gathered to hold a candlelight prayer service for missing pilot Byron Ferguson.  Just two weeks ago his sex seater Aztec plane went down in waters off this very same beach.  Giving words of encouragement was […]

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Healthy Trend for Tourism Numbers

26 November 2018

Tourism officials said 2018 has been a very good year for the country as air, sea, and stop over visitor arrivals continue to increase.  Tourism Minister, Dionosio D’Aguilar, on Friday gave members of the press an update on the state of the tourism industry for the year ending 2018. The Minister acknowledged what he called […]

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Police Investigate Homicide 79

26 November 2018

Police in the capital are investigating the country’s 79th homicide and are seeking the public’s assistance in bringing the criminal or criminals to justice.  Police say that shortly after 5:00am Sunday, a male was discovered unresponsive, with trauma to his body, through a track road off Eneas Jumper Corner.  Paramedics were called to the scene, […]

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Tourism officials say country safe, despite swine flu cases

26 November 2018

Cases of swine flu   have Tourism officials in damage control mode. Tourism Director General, Joy Jibrilu, told reporters last  Friday  that they are  monitoring the situation. “We actively monitor whenever there’s an outbreak,” she said. “If you think about it, it was chikungunya, it was zika, it’s always something that you have to be […]

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Man Arrested For Theft Of Copper Wire

26 November 2018

Police officers in Eight Mile Rock, Grand Bahama, arrested a 28-year-old male of Eight Mile Rock after he was allegedly  caught in the act of stealing copper wire from a business establishment.   According to Assistant Superintendent of Police Tericita Pinder, the incident occurred shortly after 9am Thursday, when officers acting on information went to […]

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