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A COMIC'S VIEW: Land lease is a circus but no one’s laughing

THE greatest showman who ever lived, PT Barnum, gifted the world with this hard truth; “There’s a sucker born every minute.”

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Man who stole alcohol to be sentenced next week

A MAN who was caught on a local liquor store’s surveillance video stashing two bottles of alcohol into his pants’ pockets will be sentenced on Monday.

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Journalist claims sister’s death was due to negligence

SHENIQUE Miller, host of Beyond The Headlines, has criticised the care her sister received at Princess Margaret Hospital, alleging “negligence” was to blame for Swanson Miller’s death.

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DIANE PHILLIPS: The Atlantis lesson on xenophobia

SOMEONE I highly respect reminded me recently of the reaction Bahamians had when we heard a hotel magnate from South Africa, a man known to throw lavish parties aboard a private jet and enrich himself in a land of apartheid, had purchased much of Paradise Island. Bahamians were enraged, apoplectic.

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Cruise giant in $3,000 annual PI seabed deal

Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines secured a second lease from the Minnis administration allowing it to rent three acres of seabed off Paradise Island for just $3,000 per annum, it can be revealed.

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Loretta - PLP now the party for me

LORETTA Butler-Turner, the Davis administration’s newly appointed consultant to the Small Business Development Centre, said she is now aligned with the Progressive Liberal Party, shifting further away from the Free National Movement which she once led in the House of Assembly.

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Gas stations seek margin rise: ‘Our backs are against the wall’

Gas station operators have their “backs against the wall” after returning to 24/7 operations due to the continuing wait for an increase to their price-controlled margins.

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PM opens Baha Mar Hoops Pink Flamingo Championship

THE Baha Mar Hoops Pink Flamingo Championship opened yesterday with four national Division I women’s programmes in action on day one.

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Awards for Grand Bahama businesspeople

GRAND Bahama Minister Ginger Moxey has indicated the government is committed to rebuilding and revolutionising the island of Grand Bahama and its economy.

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Pintard alarm at Urban Renewal ‘abuse’

MARCO City MP Michael Pintard said he is concerned by reports that employees of Urban Renewal have been verbally abused and intimidated at the Ministry of Social Services and Urban Renewal.

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Survivors recount abuse hell

DAVINA Smith was only 13 years old when she conceived a child by her molester.

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Vaccines while you shop at Super Value

Super Value’s principal yesterday said he will be “very disappointed if thousands” of shoppers fail to get COVID-vaccinated at two of his stores this weekend, adding: “We must get to 100 percent.”

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SANDS WARNS NEW WAVE IS ON ITS WAY: Former minister pleads with those who refuse the vaccine to take jab

FORMER Health Minister Dr Duane Sands yesterday cautioned local officials to “get ready” for a potential increase of COVID-19 cases, insisting a fourth wave of the disease was imminent.

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Suspect is accused of possession of pistol

A COURT was told a police officer discovered a loaded gun under an abandoned vehicle behind which a suspect was hiding in an attempt to evade arrest.

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Mitchell and his propaganda

Please allow me space in your column to express my views on a story that appeared in your Tuesday, November 23, 2021, edition under the headline, “Mitchell says Minnis should go quietly”.

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Wage move ‘soon’

A REASONABLE “workable” wage for Bahamian workers is “coming very soon”, according to Immigration and Labour Minister Keith Bell.

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Grand Lucayan conclusion ‘soon’

OFFICIALS are hoping to soon bring a conclusion to the Grand Lucayan deal, according to Tourism, Investments and Aviation Minister Chester Cooper yesterday.

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Aliv chief: Mobile market too small for third entrant

Aliv’s top executive yesterday said the Bahamian mobile market is too small to “warrant” licensing a third operator to compete with itself and the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC).

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‘Flabbergasted’ by cruise giant’s deal

The Bahamian entrepreneur with a rival claim to Paradise Island crown land sought by Royal Caribbean yesterday said he was “totally flabbergasted” by the lease terms granted to the cruise giant.

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PETER YOUNG: Hero or villain in the ending of apartheid?

EARLIER this month, the last President of South Africa under apartheid, F W de Klerk, recorded an extraordinary video which was apparently intended to establish his legacy. He had been suffering from cancer and died soon afterwards at the age of 85.

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