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DPM Under Fire For Airline’s Debt

Former Cabinet Minister and Member of Parliament Bradley Roberts yesterday questioned Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest’s influence on financial matters regarding Sky Bahamas Limited, that  has been threatened  to have its operating license terminated due to funds owing to  Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD). ​Mr. Roberts revealed to reporters a letter dated the 29th of […]

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PM to address UN Economic and Social Council forum

Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert Minnis left the country on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 for New York to address the United Nations High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council.   During the Ministerial sessions on  today, the Prime Minister intends to reaffirm The Bahamas’ commitment to the […]

Gov’t Bows To Pressure

08 August 2018

The  Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest  has announced that the government will reverse a  law  to increase  taxes  on owner-occupied properties.  This comes in the wake  of a protest by the Lyford Cay Properties Association last week and the threat that some of its members are considering  selling their properties. In […]

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John Bull Alleged Bandits Remanded

08 August 2018

The alleged wig- wearing, purse- toting  bandits behind John Bull’s Port Lucaya robbery in  Freeport, Grand Bahama  have  remanded to Prison. This was the end result of their arraignment before Deputy Chief Magistrate Debbye Ferguson over in Grand Bahama, yesterday. Thirty-year-old, Corradon Cockburn, of  number 7 Mangrove Avenue and 23-year-old Diego Carey of  number 33 […]

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Minister Tells Nurses:”We are Partners”

08 August 2018

Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands  is hoping that outstanding funds  owed to Nurses  are paid this month.  He told reporters yesterday  outside the Cabinet  that  all concerns hounding public sector nurses  will be dealt with. He said “afterwards, we are going to sit down and we’re going to have a ceremonial or metaphoric breaking of […]

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Shantytown Injunction Disturbing

08 August 2018

Shantytown Committee Chairman, Senator Dion Foulkes has been given firm instructions despite the Supreme court granting an injunction blocking the demolition of Shantytowns in the capital. The work is to continue  which  calls for pushing ahead with plans to move  into the family islands. “We have already established a taskforce in Abaco which is almost […]

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Davis Chides Gov’t On GB Economy

08 August 2018

Opposition Leader Philip  Davis has  chided the government for having no plan for Grand Bahama, beginning with its continued failure to close a sale for the Grand Lucayan Hotel.  “This administration owes the people of Grand Bahama a full and frank explanation as to why it was unable to close the sale of the Grand […]

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Implementing A Solution Oriented Approach

07 August 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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Police Officer Remanded On Drug Charge

07 August 2018

A young police officer spends the next few months behind bars. The officer, 29-year-old Mario Newbold of Elizabeth Estates, was formally arraigned before Deputy Chief Magistrate Subusola Swain, on two separate counts, possession of dangerous drugs with the intent to supply and possession of cocaine with the intent to supply. According to reports, three kilos […]

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Minister To Address FI Airlift Challenge

07 August 2018

With Tourism numbers up for New Providence and with the number one tourism industry making significant strides, Minister of Tourism, Dionisio D’Aguilar says his Ministry has to find ways to improve airlift in the Family Islands. Mr. D’Aguilar says, “the promotion board that deals with the family islands has been making the case that one […]

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Minister Outlines Gov’t Construction Plans

07 August 2018

The issue of abandoned or unused buildings in the capital proving to be an extreme eye sore for both residents and tourists will be addressed as early as this week, according to Minister of Works Desmond Bannister. Mr. Bannister announced last Friday that tenders will go out to contractors this week for the demolition of […]

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FNM Gov’t Ill Prepared

07 August 2018

Recounting a number of failures in the Free National Movement government since coming to office in May of last year, the Chairman Emeritus of the Progressive Liberal Party, Bradley Roberts said  they show that the government is ill prepared for  governance.  The  former Cabinet Minister in  a press statement  says, “the Minnis government has executed […]

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