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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 […]

Women Charged With Stealing Church Funds

08 February 2019

Standing before Magistrate Samuel McKinney yesterday were three women accused of a litany of fraud related charges including stealing from Message of Hope Seventh Day Adventist Church. Shandera Knowles and Nikia Anderson-Sands, both 28 along with 21-year-old Shawnta Adderley, were formally charged with one count each of conspiracy to commit fraud by false pretenses, fraud […]

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Opposition Explains Walks Out

08 February 2019

The entire Parliamentary Opposition walked out of the House of Assembly Wednesday evening during the debate on the government’s Fiscal Strategy Report 2018 on the grounds of what they said was a protest against bullying by St. Annes MP Brent Symonette.  In a statement Opposition Leader said the unparliamentarily behavior of Minister Symonette sought to […]

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Fiscal Strategy To Bring Order

07 February 2019

The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Peter Turnquest has announced a strategy to put check and balances  in the fiscal affairs of the country.  Leading the debate for a resolution to accept the 2018 Fiscal Strategy Report – a public document that guides the creation of the annual budget  in the House of […]

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Ministry addressing school concerns

07 February 2019

The  Ministry of Education  is  revamping the physical plant of the many schools throughout the country. This  comes on the heels of efforts to address another mold situation – this time at CW Sawyer  Primary School. “We have been working  assiduously   to address that,” says  Mr. Donovan Turnquest, the Deputy Permanent Secretary who is […]

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New program for entrepreneurs

07 February 2019

Owners of micro, small and medium sized business now have millions of dollars in financial backing to pump into their companies. It was annoouced  during the last budget debate that  the government allocated $5.5 million for the cause, with the small business development backing it up with another $3.5 million for a total $9 million. […]

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MAN DIES IN POLICE SHOOTING

07 February 2019

A police involved shooting yesterday claimed the life of one man off of Joe Farrington Road.  According to Assistant Commissioner of Police  Solomon Cash, sometime after 1:25 pm police launched a man hunt operation in the area to locate a wanted suspect.  The suspect was said to be wanted by the police force for  a […]

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CONFLICTING MESSAGES ON VENEZUELA

07 February 2019

The   policy of  the Bahamas on the crisis in Venezuela is unclear to many, as  Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis  has sent a letter confirming  that the Bahamas will not interfere in the internal affairs of another country. However, recently the Bahamas  voted in a meeting of the Organization of American States to support […]

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Haitian Shipwreck Death Toll Rises

07 February 2019

The Haitian Government and Haitian Pastors League anticipate that the 29 Haitians who lost their lives in a tragic boating accident last weekend will be buried by this weekend.  The death toll has risen to 29 after another two bodies were retrieved from waters in Abaco on Tuesday.  Officials from the Royal Bahamas Defence Force […]

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Gomez Calls For Commission of Inquiry Into Police Practices

06 February 2019

Queen’s Counsel, Damian Gomez is calling for a Commission of Inquiry  into Police practices  in the aftermath of the bribery and extortion case of former Member of Parliament Frank Smith.   Mr. Gomez, a key player on Smith’s defense team, holds firm that not only was there misconduct on the part of the police and […]

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PM: Proposed Carnival Cruise Port significant for GB economic recovery

06 February 2019

The proposed cruise ship mega port for Grand Bahama represents significant opportunities for the island’s economic recovery, said Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis as he addressed hundreds at the Carnival Cruise ‘Grand Port – The Road to 2021’ Information Meeting, at Foster B. Pestaina Centre, February 4, 2019. “The economic revival of […]

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