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Prince George Wharf To Be Redeveloped

  Tourism Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar said that the government has released to public domain the request for proposal for the Prince George Dock. He said that this will transform the Prince George Wharf  into a premier cruise destination in the Caribbean. He added that the real challenge is not  getting more tourists here,  but getting […]

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JEAN RONY-CHARLES APPEAL DISMISSED

Bahamian-born Jean Rony-Charles was reportedly drawn to tears following the verdict of his case in the court of appeal yesterday. The Justices of the Court of Appeal,  Sir Hartman Longley, Sir Michael Barnett and  Mr. Justice Jon Isaacs  allowed  an appeal by the Attorney General, who was the appellant along with the Minister of Immigration […]

Two men arraigned for stealing thousands

16 October 2018

Two men were yesterday charged with 13 counts each of stealing by reason of service. Farris Neely, 40, of Charles Drive and Maurice Sullivan,51, of Gladiator Road were formally charged before Magistrate Ambrose Armbrister. It is alleged that  on Thursday July 5th, the two stole $15,600 from Yvonne Rolle by reason of their service. On […]

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DOMINICANS FACE CHARGES AFTER SHOOTOUT

16 October 2018

Some one hundred  and twenty Dominicans are  being closely guarded by Bahamian law enforcement officials and are expected to be charged after  a shootout on the high seas.  The incident  resulted in the capture three Dominican motherships this past weekend by the Cuban Border Patrol.     From all reports, the Dominicans illegally entered Cuban […]

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Another prison officer arraigned on drug charges

16 October 2018

Less than a week later and another prison officer has been arraigned on drug charges. The accused, 21- year- old, Dennis Watson and his cousin 23-year-old Jamal Cartwright, were charged before Deputy Chief Magistrate, Subusola Swain, on one count each of possession of dangerous drugs with the intent to supply. The court heard that on […]

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Nygard’s Winning Business Strategy Examples

15 October 2018

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. We covered the start of this war with articles describing the battle over easement rights, the mysterious burning of a home, the blocks to rebuilding, and countless questionable court […]

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Minister of Tourism, Aviation & Bahamasair Dionisio D'Aguilar gives his contribution in the House of Assembly yesterday.

Sunwing’s Demands “Beyond Bounds”

15 October 2018

  The Ministry of Tourism is very disappointed that Sunwing Travel Group decided to discontinue flights from Canada and the U.S. (operating as Vacation Express) into Grand Bahama Island. In a statement issued yesterday,  the Minister of Tourism Dionisio D’Aguilar said Sunwing’s demands of the government are beyond bounds.” He said, “while we appreciate investments […]

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Eleuthera Group Says “ Disney’s Proposal Is Real”

15 October 2018

The  Eleuthera Community Support Group, the group of Eleuthera residents in support of Disney’s proposed development in South Eleuthera said that there are still some missing keys  on financing in Lighthouse Point Partner’s last-minute revised proposal plan submitted to the government.  As a result, they failed to explain disproportionate increases in economic impact and provide […]

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Bahamas signs MOC with GSU

15 October 2018

Following more than a year of discussions, the Ministry of Education and Georgia State University (GSU) came to the table last  Friday with great news for those students hoping to pursue higher education abroad. Building on the strong legacy of previous relationships, the two signed a   Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC), that gives Bahamian students […]

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Minister asks for community assistance

15 October 2018

The Minister of  Social Services, Frankie Campbell says  although some programmes have been discontinued, the Ministry  wants to keep its commitment to assisting the Bahamian people, as well as working more closely with Urban Renewal. “The ministry is one ministry, it’s the Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development,” he said.  “We  want one side […]

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PRESS CLUB TO HONOUR TEN

15 October 2018

The Bahamas Press Club is set to host its  annual Media Awards Ceremony under the theme “Celebrating 45 years of Bahamian media.”  The press club intends to honour the industry’s brightest minds and pay tribute to those that paved the way. It has been announced that 10 individuals employed in the media, at the time […]

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SUNWING PULLING OUT- -Bad news for Grand Bahama’s economy

12 October 2018

The Sunwing Travel Group announced bad news for Grand Bahama yesterday  as it will be pulling  out  of The Bahamas as of 2019. In a statement  the Canadian travel group said, “although Sunwing Airlines has over delivered on its promise each year by exceeding the number of customers brought to the island, we are sad […]

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