Haitian pastors concerned about future displaced Haitians

Haitian pastors are concerned that displaced Haitians will have nowhere to go once shanty towns in the country are destroyed come July. In an exclusive interview with Eyewitness News Wednesday, Minister Marcus L. Petitjean, a pastor of Haitian descent said, “some Haitians in the community have prepared already but, I think for a lot of […]

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Davis: FNM should credit PLP for Baha Mar

Progressive Liberal Party’s (PLP) leader Philip Davis on Tuesday said the current administration should apologize to the Bahamian people for their lack of vision and ill-advised commentary during the transition of Baha Mar’s project. In a statement, Davis pointed out that, “perhaps it is fitting to apologize to Chow Tai Fook Enterprises (CTFE) and the […]

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Residents still enraged over police silence of sexual assaults

Over-the-Hill residents are outraged that the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) remained tight lipped on the assaults on two minor females, just feet away from the Stephen Dillet Primary School a few weeks ago. In an interview with Eyewitness News Friday, residents shared their concerns about police silence. Michael Davis, a father of five girls, […]

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BUT gives proposed digital revolution two thumbs up

With the education minister’s recent announcement of a proposed project costing $17.2 million to outfit all primary, junior and senior high schools with broadband internet services, head of the bargaining unit representing teachers across the spectrum has given the proposal two thumbs up. During an exclusive interview with Eyewitness News, Bahamas Union of Teachers (BUT) President […]

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Star witness to take the stand again in former senator extortion trial

The extortion trial of former Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Senator and Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) Chairman Frank Smith will continue this morning at 10:00 a.m., with the much anticipated cross examination of Barbara Hanna, owner of Magic Touch Cleaning Company. Hanna was originally set to take the stand Thursday, however, the prosecution said it was […]

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Hansard to launch new Bahamas-based insurance company

London Stock Exchange-listed company Hansard Global is opening a new insurance company in The Bahamas. In a statement released Thursday, Hansard Worldwide Limited (HWL) was granted an external insurance license by the Insurance Commission of The Bahamas (ICB) Wednesday, and is expected to begin trading near the end of this year. According to the statement, the […]

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Cooper: FNM version of events “nonsensical”

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Deputy Leader I. Chester Cooper said the drastic situation the Minnis administration has painted with regard to government debt, has been proven to be nonsensical, given recent upward gross domestic product (GDP) revisions by the Department of Statistics (DOS). “A more measured plan to actually grow the economy, instead of slashing […]

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Mitchell: FNM has PLP to thank for most of its success

Progressive Liberal Party’s (PLP) Chairman Fred Mitchell encouraged party supporters to dedicate themselves to the progressive cause while it continues to redouble its efforts to “regain good governance in the country”. In a statement Sunday, Mitchell blasted the current administration saying, it was clear the Free National Movement (FNM) is “lost in space”. “This is […]

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The Bahamas considered next best financial license hub

The Bahamas is now being considered a viable jurisdiction for foreign exchange (Forex) and stock trading in the wake of the European Securities Markets Authority (ESMA) stamping out retail trading on the continent, according to one ESMA official who chose to remain anonymous. According to a statement released Tuesday, leverage restrictions, advertising limitations and retail […]

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