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July 15, 2013
Changing our immigration system

The long awaited and much anticipated report by the Ministry of Housing and the Environment has now been released into the public domain for discussion and, hopefully, sensible action.

The report really told us nothing that we did not know already. The minister and his staff are simply running for political cover and seeking to appear to be erudite, proactive and solution orientated. The minist...

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May 21, 2013
Johnson: Both parties bear responsibility for shanty towns

Both the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) and Free National Movement (FNM) governments bear collective responsibility for the proliferation of shanty towns throughout the country, according to the head of a local human rights group.
Elsworth Johnson, president of the Bahamas Human Rights Network (BHRN), said the Department of Environmental Health and the Ministry of Works have failed in their dutie...

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April 29, 2013
The gold rush anniversary

Dear Editor,
Some have opined that the gold rush administration (PLP), led by Perry Christie, has failed the people of The Bahamas. I beg to differ. I confess that I have many problems with the lackadaisical leadership style of the PM but, on balance, the PLP has performed as best as it was able to in the particular circumstances which it met in place in May 2012.
The FNM, then led by Hubert Ing...

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February 07, 2013
Help Desk established at Bahamas Department of Environmental Health Services

Nassau,
The Bahamas - Concerns about timely garbage collection throughout the country
and reporting environmental concerns has prompted the Bahamas Government to
establish a Department of Environmental Health Services Help Desk for the
public at large.

"At
the beginning of my term as Minister of the Environment and Housing, I
expressed my intention to create a 'Help Desk' within the Department of...

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M. P.'s Year-End Report to Constituents...
December 31, 2012
M. P.'s Year-End Report to Constituents...

I would like to once again thank the constituents of Killarney for re-electing me on May 7th, 2012 to return as your representative in parliament.

As you are no doubt aware, my role now includes not just that of your M. P, but I am also The new Leader of The Free National Movement Party. Both responsibilities are equality important to me and to the nation. I will continue to give you the rep...

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The Road To Freedom
December 24, 2012
The Road To Freedom

Even if he's starving, A. Loftus Roker wants his freedom.And so, when he attended the December 1972 Constitutional Conference in London, he was determined to stay into the new year, spending Christmas away from home, if necessary.He was not returning to Nassau without the very thing the delegation had gone for -- independence.

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December 17, 2012
Oh how I Love Christmas

Dear Editor,

I love Christmas for all of the traditional reasons. However, I also love the fact that the garbage collection folks came twice this week, Water and Sewerage delivered a full case of filters and the paper delivery lady came early, etc.
Oh how I love Christmas!

- Charles W.B. Farrington

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Woman Crushed Underneath Wreckage
December 10, 2012
Woman Crushed Underneath Wreckage

Police are investigating the death of a 19-year-old Wilson Tract woman who was crushed underneath wreckage when a garbage truck crashed into her home.

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Public Notice From Ministry of Environment and Housing
October 29, 2012
Public Notice From Ministry of Environment and Housing

THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SERVICES IS ADVISING THE PUBLIC TO PROPERLY SECURE ANY ITEMS THAT MAY BECOME AIR BORNE DURING THE PERIOD OF EXPECTED INCLEMENT WEATHER.

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HURRICANE UPDATE: Government Schools And Offices To Close Tomorrow
October 24, 2012
HURRICANE UPDATE: Government Schools And Offices To Close Tomorrow

Prime Minister Christie announced today that due to Hurricane Sandy all government schools and offices will be closed tomorrow and Friday.

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