Opinion

Lanisha pays out in pin fiasco
Lanisha pays out in pin fiasco

November 12, 2019

MINISTER of Youth, Sports and Culture Lanisha Rolle has paid back the government for the commemorative pins bearing her image that were handed out at a Youth Parliament event...

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'No place here for prejudice'
'No place here for prejudice'

November 12, 2019

ACTING Prime Minister Peter Turnquest says that there is no need for vitriol and prejudice towards undocumented immigrants, as he stressed the government’s responsibility to enforce the country’s immigration laws.

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Loretta - I knew deal looked fishy - 'I feel vindicated for asking where money was going'
Loretta - I knew deal looked fishy - 'I feel vindicated for asking where money was going'

November 12, 2019

A former Opposition leader yesterday said the probe into bribery allegations involving the Defence Force's new $150m fleet had "absolutely vindicated" concerns she first raised five years ago...

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Customers anger over BPL new levy
Customers anger over BPL new levy

November 08, 2019

ELECTRICITY consumers criticised Bahamas Power & Light (BPL) after the company announced an additional charge will be added to their monthly bills...

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Lanisha Told - Pick Up The Bill
Lanisha Told - Pick Up The Bill

November 07, 2019

MINISTER Lanisha Rolle must pay back the government for commemorative pins bearing her image handed out at a Youth Parliament event. Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis admitted yesterday that the controversial medals featuring the picture of the Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture should not have been paid for by the government...

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Turnquest Defends New Customs System After User Complaints
Turnquest Defends New Customs System After User Complaints

November 06, 2019

DEPUTY Prime Minister Peter Turnquest has defended the new Click2Clear system after a series of complaints by users. People had criticised the Customs system for not being user friendly or functioning efficiently...

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Press Release from the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture

November 06, 2019

The Ministry of Youth Sports and Culture seeks to clarify the photo of a Commemorative Medallion that has recently been circulated on social media...

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Face It - This Was A Mistake
Face It - This Was A Mistake

November 06, 2019

SOCIAL media erupted yesterday when images of pins with the face of Youth, Sports & Culture Minister Lanisha Rolle on them surfaced online. Mrs Rolle was also under fire elsewhere – with Senator JoBeth Coleby-Davis criticising the minister for failing to appoint a director of youth...

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Mitchell Unhappy With Forbes-Smith's Dual Role
Mitchell Unhappy With Forbes-Smith's Dual Role

November 05, 2019

THE official Opposition in the Senate will contest Kay Forbes-Smith's dual roles as Senate president and lead coordinator of post-Dorian recovery efforts in Grand Bahama, according to Fred Mitchell...

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Angry parent insists protesting teachers should be replaced
Angry parent insists protesting teachers should be replaced

November 04, 2019

A DISGRUNTLED parent has called for the removal of all the teachers at CH Reeves Junior High School participating in ongoing protests...

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Darville Calls On Lloyd To Address Results Decline
Darville Calls On Lloyd To Address Results Decline

November 04, 2019

PLP Senator Dr Michael Darville said Education Minister Jeffrey Lloyd has a "duty to address this decline" after this year's poor examination results...

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Defence Chief Forced Out After 40 Years Swears: ILl Never Forgive
Defence Chief Forced Out After 40 Years Swears: I’Ll Never Forgive

November 04, 2019

CAPTAIN Samuel Evans, the recently retired deputy commander of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, says he will never forgive the Minnis administration for the way it treated him before he was led to retire last month...

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Pulse Reel to Real Maleficent: Mistress of Evil sacrifices what I expected to see
Pulse Reel to Real ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ sacrifices what I expected to see

November 01, 2019

If somehow you missed the series finale of “Game of Thrones” this past May – as you must have been incarcerated or in a coma – you’ve got another chance in theaters at the moment...

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Press Club Cries Shame on Speaker of the House of Assembly
Press Club Cries Shame on Speaker of the House of Assembly

October 31, 2019

The Bahamas Press Club 2014 finds it disturbing that in as many days, the freedom of the Fourth Estate of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas is being attacked by the Speaker of the House of Assembly the Hon Halson Moultrie...

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Speaker attacks media

October 30, 2019

Halson Moultrie.House Speaker Halson Moultrie yesterday delivered a scathing rebuke of Bahamian media, declaring they engage in yellow journalism and disregard the rules of Parliament...

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HAS SOMEONE UPSET YOU, MR SPEAKER Moultrie goes on rant against media Assembly reports
HAS SOMEONE UPSET YOU, MR SPEAKER Moultrie goes on rant against media Assembly reports

October 30, 2019

HOUSE Speaker Halson Moultrie launched a 32-minute attack against the media in the House of Assembly yesterday, declaring at the start of the sitting that he is prepared to lead reporters to Jesus if they target him...

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LEAVE THE PRESS ALONE, MR SPEAKER: MPs speak out on media attack and Assembly rules
LEAVE THE PRESS ALONE, MR SPEAKER: MPs speak out on media attack and Assembly rules

October 25, 2019

GOVERNING party MPs called for a change to "archaic" parliamentary rules yesterday, with some expressing concern that the Minnis administration could be perceived as swaying toward the side of dictatorship and possible censorship of the country's free press...

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House Speakers ruling
House Speaker’s ruling

October 25, 2019

The Bahamas Press Club is appalled by the ruling of the Speaker of the House of Assembly, the Hon Halson Moultrie on Wednesday, that a Nassau Guardian reporter’s cell phone be turned over to the clerk and that images be deleted...

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What's this fake news, Mr Speaker
What's this fake news, Mr Speaker

October 24, 2019

HOUSE Speaker Halson Moultrie accused media in the country of "descending" to a certain level, adding it was an issue that needed addressing...

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Furious NIB staff to vote on strike
Furious NIB staff to vote on strike

October 24, 2019

Employees of the National Insurance Board protested yesterday after negotiations over a new industrial agreement failed. Speaking to reporters outside of NIB’s headquarters during the workers’ morning tea break, Ghion Roach, Union of Public Officers (UPO) president, said they walked off the job because the union wants to send a message...

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