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Tornado Damages Abaco Airport

The Treasure Cay airport sustained some extensive damage  after being hit  by   tornado activity over the weekend. North Abaco administrator Tereece  Bootle in an interview with The Journal confirmed the severe rain and wind caused some extensive damage to the facility. “For the most part it is the exterior of the Treasure Cay Airport. […]

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LAWYER THROWN OUT

A chaotic scene developed at the Carmichael Detention Center yesterday morning following a brief standoff between Immigration officers and Rights Bahamas President and Human Rights attorney Fred Smith, that ultimately led to the Queen’s Counsel being forcibly removed from the Center. The incident  took place shortly before 11:00am  as Mr. Smith came to see his […]

BAR PRESIDENT CALLS FOR ACCOUNTABILITY

11 December 2017

As a society we suffer generally from a basic failure of Social Studies in our understanding of the Constitutional Order . This is the view of the President of the Bahamas Bar Association Kahlil Parker. He made  the statement   during his address to a room filled with eager law students from the Eugene Dupuch […]

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Judicial Reviews Still Ongoing

11 December 2017

The Clifton Review The Clifton Review is a tri-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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Major Drug Bust In Andros

08 December 2017

A major drug seizure in Andros yesterday, leaving over 10,000 pounds of marijuana in the hands of police officials.   According to police reports, around 1pm on Wednesday Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) officers, along with US Drug Enforcement Agents (DEA), were on routine patrol in the North Andros area when they discovered a marijuana field […]

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JOB TRAINING FOR AT RISK YOUTH

08 December 2017

With one day left before the registration process ends for the Citizen Security and Justice Programme Employability Survey, the Bahamas Department of Labour along with the Ministry of National Security are making efforts to ensure that as many at-risk, unemployed youths between the ages of 16-29 years of age are able to embrace this opportunity […]

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Passport Renewal Expedited

08 December 2017

Launched in January of this year, by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the new Polycarbonate E-Passport supersedes the electronic passport introduced in 2007, making room for a quick turnaround time, according to Chief Passport Officer, Clarence Russell. Speaking at a Rotary Club Of Southeast Nassau meeting, Mr. Russell said that long gone are the days […]

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JUDGE GRANTS HABEAS CORPUS

08 December 2017

Supreme Court Justice Mr. Gregory Hilton yesterday granted application for a writ of Habeas Corpus in a case brought by Queen’s Counsel Fred Smith against The Carmichael Detention Center and the Immigration Department.   Mr. Smith was escorted off the property of The Carmichael Detention Center on Monday after attempting to see his client, Jean […]

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Senate Approves Financial Bills

08 December 2017

The Senate yesterday passed the compendium of bills to provide for compliance by The Bahamas with international standards in financial services.   Mirroring the contributions coming out of the lower chamber, the opposition supported the bills passed in the house of assembly on Wednesday.   Leading the opposition’s contribution on the bills was Senator Dr. […]

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BAHA MAR ACQUISITION COMPLETED

08 December 2017

Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Limited (CTFE) has completed the acquisition of Baha Mar, the premier integrated resort destination located on Cable Beach.   CTFE is a leading global conglomerate with a diversified business portfolio, and its affiliates, are now the sole owner of Baha Mar.  The Company announced yesterday that Baha Mar has received its permanent […]

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PLP’S DISGUSTED BY PM COMMENTS

08 December 2017

Two Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Senators expressed disgust yesterday on comments made by the Prime Minister.   PLP Senators Dr. Michael Darville and Fred Mitchell both took issue with the Prime Minister’s comments when he blamed the former government for the financial services sector being in deeper trouble than anticipated.   Both Senators Darville and […]

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Rights Bahamas Says Fire Immigration Minister and Director

07 December 2017

Rights Bahamas is calling on Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis to fire his Minister of Immigration, Brent Symonette and the Director of Immigration Williiam Pratt. The Human Rights group says both men “must be recognized as the purveyors of human misery and injustice.” Rights Bahamas says that Jean Rony Jean-Charles, a client of our president, […]

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