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Darnell Osborne.

Payout demands over BPL firing

Former Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) Executive Chairperson Darnell Osborne is seeking an apology from Minister of Public Works Desmond Bannister, more than $80,000 for “defaming” her and compensation for her “wrongful” dismissal. In a letter to Bannister, dated October 25, Osborne’s attorney, Alfred Sears, QC,

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Thirty Haitian migrants were apprehended in Abaco.

124 Haitian migrants  apprehended

The Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) apprehended 124 Haitian migrants in waters eight miles south of New Providence yesterday. The RBDF said the apprehension took place around 3 a.m., after a 40-foot sloop was intercepted. Of those migrants found on the vessel, 107 were males and 17 were females. The

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Janet Bostwick with the Bahamian Icon Lifetime Achievement award she received in 2016. FILE

Bostwick tops list of Queen’s New Year’s Honors

Janet Bostwick, the first woman elected to the House of Assembly in The Bahamas, has been named Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of The British Empire for service to politics. Bostwick, 79, tops the list of the Queen’s New Year’s Honors. She was first elected to the

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Joseph Darville.

STB chairman calls for publication of Oban EIA

The government’s refusal to release the environment impact assessment (EIA) for the controversial Oban Energies project seems “fishy”, Save The Bays (STB) Chairman Joseph Darville said yesterday. Labour Minister Dion Foulkes, who chairs a Cabinet subcommittee charged with examining the deal, said last week the government will not

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Happy New Year!

Tomorrow is the start of 2019. Tonight and into the new year will be a time of celebration and hope for a better year ahead. We wish a Happy New Year to our readers, viewers, listeners and advertisers. We hope 2019 is a year of prosperity

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‘The Sepia Valentino’

Dear Editor, Preston Paul Meeres, also known as Paul Meeres Sr., was a world-renowned Bahamian dancer and entertainer. He had no formal training, but developed his own dancing style. He also sang and played saxophone. Suavely striking at a slim and fit 6-foot height, he was

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