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Gov’t Revenue Bust

The near collapse of the economies of Abaco and Grand Bahama caused by Hurricane Dorian will drastically reduce the government’s income for a few years.  According to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest, it is estimated that the country’s revenue will be hit with a $200 million shortfall because of the hurricane’s […]

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Central Bank Reveals Economic Growth to Continue

The tourism sector continues to drive the Bahamian economy, as seen in the Central Bank’s quarterly report that indicated a strengthening in the economy since 2018. In its latest quarterly economic and financial report, the Central Bank revealed that the growth is largely attributed to the tourism sector, reflected in growth in stopover visitors.  Central […]

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Fake News – PM Asked to Apologize

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis should fact-check himself first before advising the media about fake news, Progressive Liberal Party Leader Philip Davis said as he believes the prime minister owes the country an apology for making fake news and fake deals. “The prime minister should be very familiar with fake news. He ran a campaign […]

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PM ANNOUNCES MAJOR DEVELOPMENT FOR COCO CAY

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis announced a $250 million development for Coco Cay during his visit this past Friday.   The project is in collaboration with Royal Caribbean International (RCI), which Dr. Minnis indicated has an industry partner for some 50 years.   The new development is set to feature the tallest water slide in […]

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“ GOV’T FAR FROM ACCOUNTABLE”

The Democratic National Alliance’s (DNA) Leader yesterday expressed that the Minnis Administration is far from transparent and accountable.  She used the opening of the new general post office as an example, pointing out that the government saw no issue with a senior Cabinet minister with three portfolios receiving a contract for the post office.  “In […]

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Davis suggests independent investigators for police shooting

Opposition Leader Phillip Davis is  calling  the  police involved shooting that resulted in the death of three males tragic and worrying, adding that officers should be allowed to defend themselves. However, Mr. Davis speaking to reporters outside the House of Assembly yesterday suggested that maybe an  independent  investigators  should be brought in  to investigate the […]

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Equal Opportunities Act Advanced

The Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development is making strides as they work with Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) and stakeholders to advance the provisions of the Persons with Disabilities, Equal Opportunities, Act.  Minister of Social Services, Frankie Campbell revealed in the House of Assembly yesterday  that his ministry  is “working assiduously towards the further advancement […]

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SICKOUT AT NIB

At least 300 National Insurance Board employees across the country participated in a sickout  yesterday, according to Union President Marvin Duncombe.  On Tuesday  workers used their tea break  to gather on the front lawn of the Board’s Bailou Hill road location to express their grievances. According to Opposition Leader Phillip Davis,  the demonstration shows the […]

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GOV’T REBRANDS INTELLIGENCE AGENCY

The Minnis administration yesterday opened debate on proposed legislation for its own version of what  is now being rebranded the National Crime Intelligence Agency(NCIA),  having dismantled the so called secret National Intelligence Agency upon taking office.  The agency is  a centrally located intelligence network with vast new powers.  National Security Minister Marvin Dames said, “essentially, […]

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NIB WORKERS PEEVED

Employees of the National Insurance Board (NIB)  throughout the country reportedly  used their morning tea break yesterday to vent their frustrations. Speaking  on the front lawn of the Corporation’s Baillou Hill Road Headquarters,  the President of the Union of Public Officers, Marvin Duncombe told the Journal  that the major bone of contention is an unsigned […]

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