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June 02, 2011
Hilton McQueen, 89

FUNERAL SERVICES for the late HILTON McQUEEN of Lowe Sound, Andros will be held on Saturday at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, Lowe Sound. Officiating will be Pastor Iffill Russell, assisted by other ministers of the Gospel. Interment will follow in the Lowe Sound Public Cemetery.
Left to cherish fond memories are his children: Wencel and Elvera McQueen; Adopted Children: Algerine and Franklyn Russell...

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April 13, 2016
Homes threatened by blaze

OFFICIALS from Police Fire Services yesterday said the quick action by its unit and area residents prevented a major blaze from escalating in the Sir Lynden Pindling Estates area.

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August 15, 2013
House speaker is biased against FNM

House Speaker Dr. Kendal Major (Garden Hills) was one of the few rookie politicians of the so-called new generation of Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) leaders I had high aspirations for.

I thought he would have been fair and impartial towards the seven Free National Movement (FNM) parliamentarians, not counting Edison Key, the pseudo-FNM MP for Central and South Abaco...

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June 15, 2011
Housing scam case to begin today

The trial of two civil servants accused of defrauding the government is expected to begin today with a new prosecutor.
Chief counsel Neil Brathwaite stepped down from the case yesterday because he knows one of the defendants personally.
Former Cat Island administrator Joseph Ferguson of Fresh Creek, Andros, and Patrick Evans of Flax Terrace, Malcolm Allotment, are accused of fraud in connection wi...

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November 08, 2012
Houston: Future meltdowns 'unlikely'

The top executive at Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) says a future meltdown of the network is "less likely" to happen following new measures to back-up the system.
Geoff Houston, the CEO of BTC, told Guardian Business that the company has taken a "proactive approach" to the problem, rather than waiting for an upcoming determination by the Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (UR...

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July 04, 2011
Houston: Successful BTC voluntary separation exercise

The Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) released a statement yesterday touting its voluntary separation exercises as "successful" and "smooth" and on track with the company's business plan expectations.
The voluntary separation package offers ended Friday and BTC revealed that those people who accepted the packages could begin departing the company as soon as the middle of July.
Chief execu...

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November 22, 2011
How should the church respond to the Rev. Albert Whyley scandal

Dear Editor,
 
I would like to opine on a highly controversial incident that has virtually rocked the foundations of the Christian community in Grand Bahama and throughout The Bahamas.  The Rev. Albert Alexander Whyley, Sr. had been accused of sexually assaulting a nine-year-old girl.  His arrest and subsequent trial and conviction by the Supreme Court has garnered a lot of national...

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May 16, 2012
How will history judge Hubert A. Ingraham

Dear Editor,

Former Prime Minister and member of Parliament-elect for the constituency of North Abaco Hubert A. Ingraham told his constituents that he will be stepping down as their representative on July 19. It was on that day 35 years ago that a 29-year-old attorney was first elected that area's member of Parliament. He would win eight consecutive elections in that area.
In 1977 Ingraham rece...

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Hubert A. Ingraham-simply the best
May 23, 2012
Hubert A. Ingraham-simply the best

Former Prime Minister and Member of Parliament-elect for the constituency of North Abaco Hubert A. Inghram told his constituents that he will be stepping down as their representative on July 20. It was on that day 35 years ago that a 29-year old attorney was first elected that area’s MP.

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July 14, 2012
Hubert Ingraham should stay on as North Abaco MP

Dear Editor,

I agree with Mr. Kevin Evan's position in his July 1 letter to the editor that Mr. Hubert Ingraham should stay on as the member of Parliament for North Abaco especially now that I have read a report in your paper that the Free National Movement (FNM) is having a difficulty selecting a candidate to replace Ingraham. The likelihood the FNM winning a by-election in North Abaco is very s...

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