Opposition says crucial information missing from hotel sale

As the government prepares to table a resolution to purchase the Our Lucaya property today, Opposition Leader Philip ‘Brave’ Davis levied a number of queries with the resolution and called on Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis to answer the many concerns outlined in the following letter. The letter, which was sent to media houses late Tuesday evening suggests […]

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EWN exclusive: Cop killer’s family accuses police of tainting evidence

More drama unfolded Tuesday into the investigation of the death of Inspector Carlis Blatch, the former aide-de-camp for Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling after he was shot and killed last week during a robbery. On Monday, Timothy Cole, 48, was charged in Magistrate’s Court for Blatch’s death. The ordeal, which erupted emotions from family members, […]

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Gibson camp demands police notes of “coached” witnesses

Lawyers for former cabinet minister Shane Gibson are requesting the police diary for September 25 2017, after it was alleged that the statements of the prosecutions two main witnesses were “coached” and evidence was alerted by lawyers and the officers attached to the anti-corruption unit. Edward Fitzgerald, QC, lead attorney for Gibson said he seeking […]

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Dames backtracks on new prison

National Security Minister Marvin Dames seemed to be backing down from government’s commitment to construct a new department of correction due to financial constraints. Earlier this year after Eyewitness News reported on the state of affairs at the correctional facility that included the use of sloop buckets by prisoners and buildings in dire need of […]

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Govt. to table Grand Lucayan purchase today

The government has reasoned that they are buying the Grand Lucayan hotel to save jobs; however, half of those now employees say they are ready to accept separation packages which the government will have to pay for. During a press conference yesterday, Press Secretary to the Office of the Prime Minister Anthony Newbold said all […]

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PLP opposes fixed term for PM

Opposition Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) leader Philip Davis told Eyewitness News Tuesday that his camp does not agree with government’s intent to introduce term limits on the office of the prime minister. It was just yesterday that Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis confirmed that his administration will be reviewing bills which will regulate a prime […]

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PM to push better compensation for elite athletes

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said Tuesday that he will be pushing to ensure that world-class athletes are better compensated for their sporting achievements by the government. His comments came during a courtesy call at his Cabinet Office by Olympian and Diamond League athlete Shaunae Miller-Uibo yesterday. “Unfortunately, we are not as wealthy as the […]

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Marine Protection Plan presented to govt.

Three civic organizations recently joined forces in an effort to compile a comprehensive document – the Marine Protection Plan (MPP) – which is aimed at agitating government to enact legislation to protect various marine habits around the country. The goal is to effectively conserve at least 20 per cent of nearshore marine resources by the […]

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Bahamian Activist provides alternative means to prevent BPL power outages

The constant power outages occurring due to Bahamas Power and Light’s (BPL) many mechanical issues have sparked the conversation of energy security among Bahamians. On the heels of an eleven-hour power outage in the southwest part of New Providence, Monday night, Bahamian Activist and Beyond The Headlines contributor Graham Weatherford offered alternative means the country […]

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Destination Caribbean spotlights The Bahamas

A fusion of British and African influences gathered at SLS Baha Mar resort to attend a Destination Caribbean event spotlighting Bahamian Culture on Monday. Its second day’s breakfast education session provided an inside look into the culture and history of the country by former director of culture, heritage and entertainment of Ministry of Tourism and […]

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PM: Govt. to crack down on foreign hires

While government seeks to remedy the national crisis of a skills gap, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis asserted Monday that it will also heighten its efforts to crack down on employers who illegally employ foreign workers to meet employment demand. Dr. Minnis’ assertions came at the opening of a National Skills Symposium launched at the National […]

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