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State of confusion

The matter concerning Parliamentary Secretary Renward Wells’ signing of a letter of intent (LOI) with a waste-to-energy company on July 4 has escalated into a ball of confusion fueled by conflic ...

A blind eye

Although Prime Minister Perry Christie and Deputy Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis have seemingly turned a blind eye to Leslie Miller’s family-owned business paying $100,000 in cash on an outst ...

The official opening and naming of the Paul L Adderley Building on Friday, June 27, 2014 was deemed another red letter day by the Minister of Labour and National Insurance and Minister of the Pu ...

George â Jimmyâ Smith and Perry Charlton were sworn-in by administrator Brenda Bullard-Colebrook Thursday as the newly elected West Grand Bahama District Chief and Deputy Chief Counciliors.

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The historical hosting of Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) Members Meeting outside of New Providence, since the inception of the organization, marked the dawn of a new day.

BHTA Pres ...


Revelations that the National Security Agency (NSA) of the United States has been recording every cellular phone call in The Bahamas have resulted in political mudslinging, with Foreign ...

The aragonite hysteria

President of Sandy Cay Development Co. Limited Tony Myers told National Review that claims the company is making substantial sums of money from its aragonite operation at Ocean Cay are not true.

The B ...

A call for disclosure

There is something unsettling about the revelation that the government intends to build a new $20 million building on John F. Kennedy Drive in New Providence to house the Ministry of National Security ...

A nation in crisis

Back in January — before the Ishmael Lightbourne tax dodging scandal made him a less accessible prime minister — we asked Perry Christie whether he regretted allowing the Progressive Liber ...

Behind closed doors

The regulation and taxation of the web shop sector is long overdue.

It is unfortunate the Ingraham administration bowed to the church and pulled back from its plan to do so in 2010.

Successive governm ...


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BMES announces new head boy and head girl

Bishop Michael Eldon School has elected the 2014 -2015 school year head students.

Miguel Gibson and Joanna Evans were officially named Head Boy and Head Girl respectively at a ceremony on Monday. Rob ...

$100k scholarship for fourth year apprentice

The Grand Bahama Shipyard Limited awarded fourth year apprentice Theo Pelecanos with a full scholarship worth more than $100,000 to attend the university of his choosing.

On Tuesday, during a press co ...

High objectives in place for new Maritime School

The LJM Maritime Academy, an initiative sponsored by school patron Lowell J. Mortimer is set to come on stream this September in the nation’s capital.

The high tech maritime school reportedly ha ...


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Pastors support union members

On Wednesday, as a result of Trade Union Congress President Obie Ferguson's call for a strike, in the downtown area of Freeport, disgruntled union members gathered.

In support of them, Rev. Eddie Vict ...


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PM Introduces Bahamas Carnival 2015 in GB

Prime Minister Perry G. Christie along with Minister of Tourism Obediah Wilchcombe; Minister of Youth, Sports & Culture Dr. Daniel Johnson and executives of the Bahamas National Festival Commissio ...

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