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Mitchell Chides FNM Government Schools are safe, says Lloyd
 
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Mitchell Chides FNM Government

The Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) is sounding the alarm for justice as PLP Chairman, Fred Mitchel said the party is convinced that the government is on the attack of the party’s supporters. Mr. Mitchell’s comments came after the party learned that several former public service workers, who were on contract, were to be hauled before […]

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Schools are safe, says Lloyd

Education Minister, Jeffery Lloyd, yesterday asserted that school campuses are safe. This after a 17-year old high school student was taken into custody in connection with Monday’s school stabbing  at C.C.Sweeting Senior High School  that left another in hospital. According to police, the incident unfolded around 11:00am when the teens got into an altercation on […]

Tourism’s New Marketing Campaign Features Lenny Kravitz

11 February 2019

 A new, multi-channel creative campaign featuring Bahamian-American rock legend Lenny Kravitz reveals the authentic spirit of The Bahamas as a destination of adventure and discovery. Set to the lyrics of Kravitz’s hit song Fly Away, the television commercial and supporting marketing campaign capture his deep personal connection to The Bahamas, as well as the pure […]

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Dames encourages young men to succeed academically

11 February 2019

Top performers of the AF Adderley Junior High have been encouraged to work hard to succeed academically. Addressing the school’s awards recognition ceremony Friday morning, Minister of National Security Marvin Dames reminded the youngsters that success comes through hard work and perseverance.   “You’re not going to be successful if you’re lazy, this is one […]

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Royal Fidelity To Host Economic Outlook conference

11 February 2019

Royal Fidelity will host its 5th annual Bahamas Economic Outlook (BEO) Conference, under the theme: “Dynamic New World: Braving the Turmoil.” The full day conference aims to bring together a premier line up of leading thinkers to explore the local impact of global influences.  “We believe it’s key role is to make Bahamians aware of […]

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BISHOP HALL CALLS FOR LONG-TERM AID FOR HAITI

11 February 2019

Outspoken Baptist Cleric, Bishop Simeon Hall says the death of the Haitian migrants  “desperately seeking to better their conditions and those of their families, brings into focus the urgent need for regional and international long term aid, directed in a strategic and efficient matter, which would directly benefit the least, the lost and the left […]

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MITCHELL CALLS FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY BILL “RUBBISH”

11 February 2019

“Rubbish” is  Progressive Liberal Party Chairman Fred Mitchell thinks about the Government’s Fiscal Responsibility Bill  Appearing as a  guest yesterday on Love 97’s Radio programme  Jones and Company, Mr. Mitchell said the legislation is not worth the paper that it is written on. Finance Minister Peter Turnquest has gone on record on numerous occasions stating […]

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WEEKEND CARNAGE

11 February 2019

For the second consecutive weekend in New Providence, there have been multiple homicides.  This past weekend four persons were killed in separate incidents. Yesterday, three young men were shot and killed. Early Sunday two men were killed one hour apart and on parallel streets and later Sunday evening a young man was shot and killed […]

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MORTON SALT EMPLOYEES STAGE SICK OUT

08 February 2019

Morton salt employees yesterday staged a sick out down at the Inagua plant after three members of the Bahamas Industrial Manufacturers and Allied Workers Union were suspended with pay and another slapped with a written warning.  Union President Jennifer Brown said during an interview with The Journal that some 40 employees participated in the exercise.  […]

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BOY ESCAPES RANFURLY HOME

08 February 2019

Authorities are on the lookout for a 16- year-old boy who escaped the Ranfurly Home For Children on Mackey Street around midday this past Tuesday.  Social Services Director Lillian Quant told The Journal that the Department of Social Services is working closely with the police force to locate the young man.  She warned anyone with […]

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Many Shipwrecked Haitians Missing

08 February 2019

The  number  of  Haitian migrants who perished  in last  Saturday’s boating disaster has risen to 30,  according to the National Emergency Management Agency.  Officials have so far determined that in total, some 83 people – 76 males and seven females – were on board the ill- fated sloop when it set sail for the United […]

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Man Charged With killing In The Course Of Dangerous Driving

08 February 2019

A Haitian man was arraigned yesterday afternoon before Magistrate Carolyn Vogt Evans for allegedly killing in the course of dangerous driving. The court heard how on Saturday January 26th, 2019, about 12:51 am, 38-year- old- Salvales Fleurius of Farrington Road, drove a vehicle, causing the death of Michael Noelus. Fleurius was also charged with removing […]

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