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SENATOR DISMISSES CHINA REPORT

The Opposition yesterday denounced a video making the rounds on Social Media alleging that China is using the absence of a United States  Ambassador  in The Bahamas to strengthen its ties here.  Taking aim at one America News Report, Progressive Liberal Party Chairman Senator Fred Mitchell dismissed such report as not credible, and as such,  […]

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Unionists To Announce Labour Day Plans

With just 17 days left until the annual Labour Day parade, there has  been no official word  on  any changes that will be made to the parade following the Labour Day tragedy last year where four lost their lives. According to Labour Minister Dion Foulkes,  the parade is completely in the hands of the trade […]

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RAGGED ISLAND FACELIFT UNDERWAY

Ragged Island is slated for a major facelift following the devastation left behind from Hurricane Irma back in September 2017, according to Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis last night.  In his prime time address,  Dr. Minnis announced that the reconstruction of the island’s public infrastructure, including the construction of a new school and teachers’ duplex […]

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POLICE INVESTIGATE PLANE CRASH

Police are investigating a plane crash which occurred on yesterday  at Staniel Cay, Exuma. Shortly after 10:00 am, Police on Staniel Cay  received a report that a plane had crashed at the airport. Upon arrival at location, Officers discovered that a white 402 Cessna twin engine aircraft Registration CH6AAL had crashed into a chain link […]

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QC : Magistrate was Careful

 Defense Attorney, Jamaican Queen’s Counsel Keith Knight on Wednesday reasoned to Court of Appeal Justices that in her ruling in the Frank Smith extortion and bribery trial, Chief Magistrate Joyanne Ferguson-Pratt took great care in coming to her decision. Following testimony from the police, sitting Cabinet Ministers Dr. Duane Sands and Marvin Dames and the […]

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LEADERS ROW OVER POLICE OFFICERS’ POLITICS

The leaders of the two major political  parties locked  horns in the House of Assembly yesterday over the structure of the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) and  allegations of its politicization.  The issue was brought to the forefront during Opposition leader Philp Davis’ contribution to debate on a proposed amendment to the Police Staff Association […]

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MOT And UB Host Tourism Forum

The University of The Bahamas (UB), the Tourism Development Corporation and the Ministry of Tourism have  collaborated to hold a half-day forum on Community Based Tourism (CBT) with focus on Empowering Bahamians, Encouraging Entrepreneurship. The idea behind the initiative, held at the Franklyn R Wilson Graduate Center  is to advance, grow and help develop the […]

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DNA SAYS “ DISCOURAGE SHAMING ON SOCIAL MEDIA”

The Democratic National Alliance (DNA)  says the Bahamian people must discourage public shaming on social media.   DNA’s Spokesperson for Social Services and Urban Development,  E. Corderro Armbrister, said, “recently, videos of a disturbing nature have been circulating depicting our nation’s youth in a less than savory manner.”  In  a press statement he said, “we […]

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PHA AWARDS CONTRACTS FOR WORKS AT PMH & SRC

Contracts for significant capital works at the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) and the Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre (SRC) were signed yesterday at the Public Hospital Authority’s Corporate Offices.   Signing on behalf of the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) were Julian Rolle, Chairman of the PHA Board of Directors and Catherine E. Weech, Managing Director.   The […]

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SIX GROUNDS OF APPEAL IN FRANK SMITH’S CASE

The government’s appeal against former PLP Senator Frank Smith opened  in the Court of Appeal yesterday  with the Crown listing six grounds why the case should be sent back to the Magistrate’s Court and heard by another Magistrate. The Crown’s lead Attorney in the matter, Director of  Public Prosecutions, Garvin Gaskins  suggested Chief Magistrate Joyanne Ferguson-Pratt took extraneous matters […]

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