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May 05, 2015
Tempers flare at town meeting

Hundreds of people packed Grace Community Church hall last night for a town meeting that took on a deeply divisive political tone, which at times drowned out concerns being expressed by frustrated Marathon residents over a Rubis gasoline leak in their area.

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May 04, 2015
Govt 'regret' over Rubis report delay

The government expressed "sincere regret" yesterday for delaying the release of a report detailing the impact of a fuel leak at the Rubis gas station on Robinson Road.

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May 01, 2015
Another town meeting planned on Rubis leak issue

Marathon residents will hold a town meeting on Monday to discuss the way forward over a Rubis gas station spill.

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March 11, 2015
'I Am Not Ashamed' Missions Conference

Believers should not be ashamed.

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October 06, 2014
Another relationship on the rocks

A few weeks ago we commented on the shaky times that have befallen the historically solid relationship between the labor movement and the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP).
It seems unionists are not the only traditional constituency of supporters the governing party finds itself on the rocks with at the moment, with both Prime Minister Perry Christie and Deputy Prime Minister Philip Davis respondin...

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October 03, 2014
DPM says no apology for church leaders

Deputy Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis said he will not apologize to church leaders for suggesting they accept money from web shop bosses.
Pastor Lyall Bethel, of Grace Community Church, said Davis should "do himself a big favor and say he misspoke" and "beg for forgiveness".
But the Cat Island, Rum Cay and San Salvador MP said that suggestion is "groundless" and he will not apologize.
"Let me s...

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September 29, 2014
A pastoral rebuke

It was with broken hearts that we watched the carnival-like atmosphere of disingenuous statements, fabrications, distortions and deliberate untruths these last two weeks of debate on the gambling bill in the House and Senate.
Irrelevant comments
During the debate, we heard the ungracious and irrelevant comments from Prime Minister Perry Christie that "no religious leader can give him a passport to...

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September 29, 2014
Bethel disappointed by Flowers' comments

Pastor Lyall Bethel said yesterday he was disappointed by recent comments made by FML Group of Companies CEO Craig Flowers who said church leaders' criticisms of the government were far-fetched.
Bethel and Pastor Andrew Stewart have criticized the government for tabling and passing the Gaming Bill 2014, which will regulate and tax the web shop industry.
"He struck me as gentlemanly enough, and I t...

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September 25, 2014
Flowers: Don't demonize govt

FML Group of Companies CEO Craig Flowers said yesterday people should not demonize or try to "kill the government" for making decisions.
Flowers was asked to respond to church leaders who criticized the government for going against the results of the 2013 gambling referendum.
The majority of voters in that referendum voted against the establishment of a national lottery and the regulation and taxa...

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September 17, 2014
Minnis says 'attack' on pastors 'dangerous precedent'

Opposition Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis said yesterday Prime Minister Perry Christie and Deputy Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis have set a "dangerous precedent" with their recent "attack" on the religious community.
Minnis said Christie and Davis' comments, besides being "completely wrong", set a poor example for Bahamians.
He said their comments could also encourage disrespect toward religious lead...

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