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  • $349 million in foreign reserves

    Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham said The Bahamas' economy is sound, stable and growing, with foreign reserves standing at $349 million at the end of February. Addressing the opening of Dock II at the Grand Bahama Shipyard, held in Freeport on ...
  • 'Ashamed' PM should resign says BDM leader

    'Ashamed' PM should resign says BDM leader Bahamas Democratic Movement Leader Cassius Stuart has called for the resignation of Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham. "We demand his resignation and we will accept it from Australia,&qu...
  • 'Idle Criticisms Won't Silence Me,' Says Envoy Blankenship

    Despite public claims of U.S. Ambassador J. Richard Blankenship breaching diplomatic protocol by being too outspoken on certain issues, including crime and drugs, he told The Guardian in an exclusive interview Monday that he is not bothered by such com...
  • 'Table top' exercise held by Oil Spill Committee

    A "table top" oil spill emergency response drill was conducted by government and private sector officials yesterday during the group's tri-monthly meeting. Michael Wallace, a public analyst from the department of Environmental Healt...
  • 'To Sir, with love'

    'An outpouring of love, honour and appreciation surrounded Rev. Dr. Charles Saunders, 72, on Valentine's Day during a lavish luncheon for his retirement as an educator, and from certain key positions in the Baptist faith. Highlight of t...
  • 'We Will Sell!'

    The Government is strongly considering the privatization of Bahamasair to bring relief to the financially encumbered National Flag Carrier, confirmed Minister of Works Bradley Roberts in an interview Sunday afternoon. "This is something that the previou...
  • 40-day thanksgiving service cancelled

    Due to a conflict of interest, the Chairman for a Better Bahamas, Pastor Jeremiah Duncombe postponed the 40-days of fasting and prayer's thanksgiving service which was supposed to climax at Zion Baptist Church, East and Shirley Streets, yesterday. ...
  • 40-days follow up

    Twenty-two days later, and Pastor Jeremiah Duncombe, chairman of the Committee for a Better Bahamas, says "all is well" with the 40-days of prayer and fasting for God's healing and blessing in the Bahamas had commenced. Following th...
  • 43 Is Murder Count For 2001

    As the year 2001 fades into the history books and a brand new year approaches on a horse's back, the police are enjoying some success on the crime front, with 30 less murders recorded this year than were committed in 2000. But despite the sig...
  • A blatant case of financial mismanagement

    The Bahamas has fallen on tough times. The economy is not performing at the pace that was enjoyed during the years of boom. Revenue collection is down and in fact, it is projected that the Government is running a deficit in the amount of $60 million. T...
  • A deal is still a deal

    Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham has declined the invitation by the Free National Movement Executive Council to serve a third term, bringing to end public perception that he intended to extend the two five-year terms in government that he promised the el...
  • A PEOPLE CONSUMED BY GREED

    The dictionary defines the word greed as a desire to acquire more than one needs or deserves. By Errington I Watkins It would be safe to say that 90% of our population fall within the definition of that word (greed). We as a people are...
  • A stern charge to the politicians of Caricom

    There are critical components that constitute nation building. One of the greatest tragedies of being in the Caribbean region is an inherent political clientelism that borders on democracy by default. This perplexing phenomenon has deepened the poverty...
  • A/G Bethel

    Attorney General and Minister of Justice kh&i4ew. Carl W. Bethel, was elected Deputy Chairman of the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) at its meeting in the Dominican Republic on October 11, 2001. In his acceptance speech, Mr. Bet...
  • Abaco centenarian pastor dies

    The Reverend Samuel Sands, MBE, a resident of Sandy Point, Abaco passed away at his home on Thursday, Jan. 31. The Reverend Sands, 102-years-old, was the pastor of the Mt. Zion Native Baptist Church, Sandy Point, Abaco. Reverend Sands, who was th...
  • Abaco Haitians could tip vote

    About 200 Haitian-Bahamians from the Mud and Pigeon Pea community in Abaco are eligible to vote in the May 2 General Elections. These persons were born to parents from Haiti, who illegally entered The Bahamas more than 18 years ago, and are now i...
  • Abaco spared brunt of Michelle

    Although Abaco and the cays did not receive a direct hit from Hurricane Michelle heavy rains and high winds did strike the island. The winds began early Monday morning with heavy squalls of rain. By early Tuesday morning the winds had dies/down a...
  • Abaco students get awards

    On Monday November 19, Abaco Central High School held their Annual Awards Assembly for those students who were in grades 7-11 the last school year. Rev. Carla Culmer, Methodist Minister for St. Andrews Methodist Church and Cherokee Sound Methodis...
  • Abaco teams compete in Freeport tourney

    The Annual High School Basketball Tournament held in Freeport over mid-term break saw two high school teams from Abaco compete. S C Bootle High School from Coopers Town coached by Mr. Paul Sattern competed in Pool A. Abaco Central High Schools Ma...
  • Accountability and transparency

    The two words accountability and transparency, like - "I SAY WHAT I MEAN AND I MEAN WHAT I SAY - were to the voting population of this country in 1992 like a dish of ice cream, and a slice of cake to a hungry child. After a very disappoint...

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