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BNT: GB oil spill is potential environmental disaster

Remediation efforts underway, Clarke says NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Grand Bahama could be facing an ”environmental catastrophe” following an oil spill at... read more »

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Bahamasair ordered to stop $75 airfare for evacuations

Reps. assure evacuees will not be charged for transport NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamasair, the national flag carrier, has been ordered... read more »

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TUC President: Govt. suing itself “Laughable”

Lucayan Renewal Holding files motion in Supreme Court NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Trade Union Congress (TUC) president, Obie Ferguson said yesterday that... read more »

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Addressing gender wage gap in private sector “impractical”

Turnquest: men and women should be paid equally for their contributions NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest said... read more »

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DPM: No expense spared to fix power woes

Temporary suspension to load shedding yesterday short-lived NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Government is expected to borrow an undetermined amount of money... read more »

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Education employees taken in for police questioning

Police sources indicate charges could follow next week NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A number of Ministry of Education employees were being... read more »

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DPM: U.S. stocks losses and recession indicators being closely monitored

Chamber of Commerce said key indicators “not glaring yet” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — With United States stock market losses deepening —... read more »

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Minister of Public Works defends director amid nepotism allegations

Omar Archer suggests director of works should be fired NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Public Works Desmond Bannister has defended... read more »

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Compass Point faced license revocation last year

Hotel Licensing Board: “The operator was defiant in his position” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — As the owner of Compass Point threatens... read more »

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Alleged child abductor returns to court

Charges increase to child stealing. NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Alleged child abductor De’Edra Michelle Gibson had her charges upgraded yesterday to... read more »

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D’Aguilar: A case could be made for gaming operators to run natl. lottery

Lottery not on the govt’s agenda at current NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A “profound” case could be made for gaming house... read more »

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Rolle: Bahamians continue to borrow instead of save

Some residents have less than $1,000 in savings NASSAU, BAHAMAS — With average savings among residents in The Bahamas remaining... read more »

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Successive Governments Close Proximity to Contracts

PLP govt. leased building owned by Cabinet Minister’s brother.  As the topic of conflict of interest become the issue of... read more »

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Legal action looming over General Post Office move

Attorney Damian Gomez, QC, represents businessman Scott Godet in suit NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Businessman Scott Godet, who entered into an public-private parntership... read more »

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Symonette insists procedure followed over Town Centre Mall deal

Former Cabinet minister does not recall specific date of discussion with PM on deal NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Former Cabinet Minister... read more »

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Campbell: grassroots Bahamians overlooked on national honours list

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Following the release of the 21 Bahamians expected to receive national honors, Reverend Canon Sebastian Campbell, who... read more »

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Major: Pilot error at center of numerous aviation incidents

Investigators probing helicopter crash involving American billionaire NASSAU, BAHAMAS – With an increase in air accidents, of which some have... read more »

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Symonnette: I have no interest in a national lottery

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – St. Anne’s Member of Parliament Brent Symonette declared yesterday that he has no interest in entering the... read more »

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Immigration minister: Up to1,000 persons granted citizenship

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Up to 1,000 persons have been granted Bahamian citizenship or permanent residency, since the government established the... read more »

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Turnquest: No increase in VAT is expected in 2019/2020 budget

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – No increase in Value Added Tax (VAT) is expected as government presents its 2019/2020 budget in Parliament... read more »