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Finance Minister Explains Loans

The Minister of Finance, K. Peter Turnquest, went to great lengths yesterday to explain the reason and rationale behind the latest borrowings of the government. The Minister was able to restructure  loans and get the interest rate reduced from six and a quarter to six per cent. Addressing members of the House of Assembly, Mr. […]

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We Cannot Forget

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, the links to unsavory characters, the use of the courts for personal agendas, the involvement of a political party, and the attacks on the Government of The […]

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Ministry Pushes Stay In School Campaign

The Ministry of Education pushing its campaign to encourage students to stay in school in an effort to deter children from falling prey to violence and affiliating themselves with gangs. At a special assembly recently at Uriah McPhee Primary School, Chief School Attendance Office, Anzlo Strachan said that through bringing the message to the primary […]

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Bishop Hall Calls For Government Intervention In Policies

Eight years since the CLICO debacle, Bishop Simeon Hall is calling on the government to step in to ensure that Bahamians are protected from eventualities like the one that led to CLICO flatling. With yesterday being the second tranche of payments in a series of three tranches during 2017, policyholders gathered at the CLICO head […]

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BLACK WOMEN IN THE BAHAMAS ARE MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO BREAST CANCER

Black women in the Bahamas get Breast Cancer two decades earlier and usually two stages later than most women elsewhere in the world. This statement was made Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands said outside the Cabinet office yesterday. Breast Cancer has affected thousands of women and their families in The Bahamas. As it relates to […]

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Henfield: Reconsider Cost of Passports

Minister of Foreign Affairs Darren Henfield suggested that the cost of obtaining a passport should be reconsidered.   During his communication in the House of Assembly yesterday, Mr. Henfield pointed out that there still seems to be an issue when it comes to the cost of passports for Bahamians.   “We must consider now the […]

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PM Weeps with Grieving Family

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis and his wife Patricia wept yesterday with the family of the eight-year-old boy who was fatality shot on Monday. While visiting the home where eight-year-old Eugene Woodside was shot by a stray bullet on Monday night, Dr. Minnis and his wife consoled and wept with the Woodside family. During the […]

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Presidential Hopefuls Promise to Transform BPSU

All candidates vying for the position of president of the Bahamas Public Service Union (BPSU) made a promise to improve the union. Candidates Dwayne Stevens of Team Restoration, Kimsley Ferguson of The Workers Team and Adelma Roach-Penn of Team CARE said if elected, they will introduce to the government their plans for the civil servants […]

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Dominican Deal Reactions Surprises PM

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis is surprised over the reactions of Bahamians to the government’s proposal to accept Dominican students in The Bahamas following Hurricane Maria, according to Press Secretary Anthony Newbold.   Mr. Newbold told the media that the prime minister was surprised over the reactions of Bahamians yesterday, during his weekly press briefing, […]

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Local Govt for NP

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis revealed yesterday that the government is making steps to organize local government in New Providence with framework to begin as early as next month.   The revelation came during his opening remarks at the official opening ceremony of the Department of Local Government’s Leadership Training Conference yesterday at the Melia […]

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