Davis: Leaked lease agreement is not the same as Post Office deal

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – After a lease agreement was obtained by Eyewitness News, which suggested that former minister for Grand Bahama, Dr. Michael Darville, may have engaged in an alleged conflict of interest, Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) leader Philip Brave Davis on Thursday expressed that the resurfacing of the lease was a deliberate attempt by the Free […]

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New Gaming Act allows Internet shutdown of non-compliant gaming operators

By Marechan Burrows – Eyewitness News Intern NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of Tourism Dionisio D’Aguilar said yesterday that the amendments to the Gaming Act passed in the House of Assembly yesterday, will allow the Gaming Board, through a special investigative unit, to render gaming houses inoperable by shutting down access to their websites in instances […]

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Police-involved shootings down 62 percent

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Data released by the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) yesterday revealed that police-involved shootings have decreased by more than half for the first six months of the year compared to the same period last year. According to crime statistics released by Police Commissioner Anthony Ferguson, there were 13 police-involved shootings between January […]

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Mixed reaction to Miss Bahamas contestants

Pageant organizers say teaser video poorly portrayed contestants   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Amid criticisms from some quarters of the public about contestants vying for the Miss Bahamas Universe 2019 title, Anthony Smith, the director of the pageant, defended the young women yesterday and said they embody “confidence and beauty”. The 2019 Miss Bahamas Universe contestant […]

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Ministry of Finance team attends IDB meetings in Guayaquil, Ecuador

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest (IDB Governor), Financial Secretary Marlon Johnson (Alternate IDB Governor), Deputy Financial Secretary Cherran O’Brien, and Ministry of Finance Economist Laron Neely are attending the 60th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank and the Board of Governors of […]

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Aliv takes the lead as first corporate sponsor of plastic ban campaign

NASSAU, BAHAMAS– The Ministry of Environment & Housing announced today that telecommunications network provider, ALIV, is leading the charge as the first corporate sponsor of the Plastic Free 242 campaign. The goal of the campaign is to raise awareness about the proposed national single-use plastics ban that will take effect on January 1, 2020, across […]

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