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‘Chipman Violates Trust’

Free National Movement (FNM) Centreville Constituency Association Chairman Juan Cartwright said Centreville Member of Parliament Reece Chipman’s decision to resign from the party “violates the trust of the people of Centreville.” In a statement yesterday, Cartwright added that he’s deeply disappointed by the resignation.  If it was not for the FNM, Cartwright said, Chipman would […]

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FNM Attacks PLP’s 10-Year Plan

The Free National Movement (FNM) attacked the Progressive Liberal Party’s (PLP) 10-year plan describing it as “incompetent”. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the FNM criticized the plan pointing out that it begins with massively increasing spending on party infrastructure, including new headquarters in every constituency. “It appears new leadership could be a very real […]

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$300 Million Investment for Ocean Cay

The final stages of preparing Ocean Cay for MSC Cruises is underway and over $300 million has been invested in the undertakings so far. MSC Cruises is the number one operator in Freeport for transshipment (Mediterranean Shipping Company) since 1997. The company has also been a part of the cruise division since 2004 and European […]

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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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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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MAJOR ROADWORKS PLANNED

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis last evening noted the need for continued efforts to upgrade the capital’s road network for a modern, smart urban center. In his third national address, Dr. Minnis also noted that this matter needs to be addressed with the least amount  of interruption for drivers and businesses.  With this in mind, […]

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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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17 GROUPS CONTRIBUTED TO GDP GROWTH

Last fiscal year, the International Monetary Fund projected for the Bahamas  a2.25 per cent increase in real GDP growth 2019 compared to its previous projection of 2.5 percent for 2018.  These new figures  represent an increase of 2.3 per cent in nominal growth and real growth of 1.6 per cent.  National Accounts Director in the Department of […]

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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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Minister “ Can’t Serve Two Masters,” Says Roberts

Not letting up on his fierce criticism of Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands, Progressive Liberal Party Chairman Bradley Roberts has suggested that the Minister choose a side. In a statement released yesterday Mr. Roberts called on Prime Minister Hubert Minnis to eliminate the apparent conflict of interest. “To preserve the integrity of the institution called […]

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