Straw vendors want Bannister fired

The Straw Vendors Association called for the Minister of Public Works Desmond Bannister to be removed from his post over the handling of the Bay Street Straw Market. Last week, Bannister revealed that vendors owed thousands of dollars in past due rent, which he said, is partially to blame for some of the unresolved issues in the […]

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UB erects statues in honour of three musical icons

In honor of three iconic Bahamian musicians, the University of The Bahamas (UB) erected three life-like statues on its campus Thursday. Statues of King Eric Gibson, Ronnie Butler, and John “Peanuts” Taylor were the first to be erected on the university’s grounds. In an interview with Eyewitness News the children of King Eric Gibson – Yvonne Gibson-Sands and […]

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Palacious speaks on Sir Roland honour, says son’s election to public office telling

The fall out continued Thursday over Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis’ decision to select Sir Roland Symonette as a National Hero during the country’s first national honours. Anglican Archdeacon James Palacious went on the record yesterday and said, while he opposes the selection, the recent election of Brent Symonette to public office sends a strong message as well.

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Jet ski operators under microscope for recent stabbing

Jet ski operators are on the defence after it was rumored that one of their own nearly stabbed a man to death on Rose Island last week. However, while authorities said they are still on the hunt for the men responsible, the Port Department said in a statement yesterday that the culprits are believed to be jet ski operators. […]

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Woman convicted in murder plot, sentencing soon

Karen Moss, 27, was convicted Thursday of plotting to murder a witness. According to court documents, Moss between April 30 and May 1 of 2016, conspired to kill O’Neill Marshall, who was in the witness protection programme. Police discovered Marshall’s bullet-riddled body in a vehicle while patrolling the parking lot of the old City Market […]

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Roberts is national singing competition winner

Shania Roberts became the first winner of the National Independence Recording Artists Search Competition on Thursday. Roberts was chosen from about 80 participants and six finalists.  She was also the People’s Choice Winner in the competition. Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Lanisha Rolle and Director of Culture Rowena Sutherland joined the 45th […]

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