Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018

Officials of the customs and immigration union and representatives of police, prison and defense force officers yesterday expressed concerns that they may lose their medical insurance benefits if the government has its way. Sloane Smith, president of the Bahamas Customs, Immigration and Allied Workers Union (BCIAWU),

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Despite the government’s failure to implement the Organization of American States’ recommendation five years ago to legislate a financial framework for financing political parties, Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Bradley Roberts said he does not believe campaign finance legislation would have any impact on the electorate. When

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With a 50 percent budget cut in government subsidy for Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival 2017, the Bahamas National Festival Commission (BNFC) yesterday announced international artists Machel Montano, Bunji Garlin, Denise Belfon and Beres Hammond will perform, but there will be limited space, as the Clifford Park

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Amidst ongoing concern of dumping following a fire at the New Providence Landfill on March 5, there are concerns over the temporary dump site at Spikenard Road. Urvan Moxey, a resident of the area, said, “It’s an eyesore, apart from it being an environmentally dangerous situation.” On

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Murder victim Darius Adderley died from a gunshot wound to the back that injured his lungs and surrounding blood vessels, according to a pathologist. Forensic pathologist Dr. Caryn Sands revealed her findings yesterday during the murder trial of Henley Claridge, who is on trial for Adderley’s murder and

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Fire trucks were seen patrolling the Jubilee Gardens community yesterday after a heavy smoke buildup in the area from a fire at the New Providence Landfill.

Tall Pines MP Leslie Miller said yesterday he intends to request today that the government give Jubilee Gardens residents one month free on their mortgages with the Bahamas Mortgage Corporation (BMC). A fire at the New Providence Landfill three weeks ago forced hundreds out of

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Convicted drug dealer Dwight Major is still awaiting sentencing for his most recent brush with the law. Major, 49, pleaded guilty to possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition on February 14 and his sentencing hearing was yesterday adjourned to April 5. Major’s lawyer, Keod Smith, has

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Many political leaders think that the use of the term vision suggests a path well deliberated, and once achievement measures are attached, all will be well. There is no real thought as to whether vision clarity is achieved, or the possible hidden zigzags along the

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