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December 14, 2011
Inaccuracies and misinformation that distort history

Dear Editor,
 
I beg your indulgence in allowing me to, for the sake of history, correct a number of inaccuracies and misinformation in a letter written to The Nassau Guardian and published on page four of the December 8 edition of the said media by one Kevin Evans.

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January 12, 2015
Inadequate legal aid remains serious concern

Vulnerable people need to have access to justice, according to Bahamas Bar Association President Elsworth Johnson.
Johnson said the country's current system does not adequately address the need for legal aid for the indigent and disadvantaged.
"One of the most fundamental rights is to have access to the courts," he said.
Johnson noted that the International Bar Association is concerned about globa...

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November 08, 2012
Increased Security For BTC Following Unions 'Invasion'

Security at the headquarters of the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) will be heightened in the wake of last week's "invasion" by union members, BTC CEO Geoff Houston revealed yesterday.

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October 13, 2011
Industrial tension reignited at BTC

Industrial tension is once again brewing between Cable and Wireless Communications (CWC) and the union that represents line staff at the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC).
Executives and shop stewards of the Bahamas Communications and Public Officers Union (BCPOU) yesterday voiced their displeasure at BTC's counterproposal to the union's suggestions as to what employees should receive in a ...

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February 03, 2014
Ingraham and the BTC sale maneuver

The revelation by The Nassau Guardian last Wednesday that Hubert Ingraham had sought to convince Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) to buy a minority stake in the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) several weeks before the deal closed in 2011 has added new perspective to the debate over the controversial purchase.
It has also weakened the Free National Movement's (FNM) argument related to...

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April 05, 2016
Ingraham, other FNM old guards should return to active politics

On March 22 during the Mid-Year Budget Debate in Parliament, Prime Minister Perry Christie gave FNM Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis a condescending tongue lashing. Christie joked to Minnis that he could give him some of his supporters from Mason's Addition, who would gladly back him for a paltry fee of $30 apiece.

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February 19, 2016
Ingrahamites are still angry with Minnis

Dear Editor,
FNMs who go by the sobriquet Ingrahamites due to their unflinching devotion and fealty to former prime minister and FNM leader, Hubert Ingraham, are reported to still be fuming over current leader Dr. Hubert Minnis' pronouncement to the media on October 15, 2012 that the ''Ingraham era is over.''

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December 09, 2010
Injunction against BTC unions

Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) unions have been slapped with an injunction ordering them to end their "illegal work stoppage".
But the unions continued demonstrations yesterday against the proposed sale of 51 percent of BTC to Cable and Wireless Communications (CWC) and The Nassau Guardian learnt last night that further action was being planned with the support of affiliate unions.
A sig...

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July 01, 2015
Injunction prevents layoffs of 140 BTC staff

THE Bahamas Communications and Public Officers Union has filed an injunction preventing BTC from laying off 140 employees, according to union President Bernard Evans.

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December 22, 2011
Injured Inmate Could Get Bail

A judge said he would consider granting bail to an armed robbery suspect if he does not get needed surgery. Kermit Evans, also known as Amos Evans, is charged with eight counts of armed robbery and three counts of possession of a firearm with the intent to endanger the lives of three policemen.

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