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Man pleads not guilty on drug charges granted bail

A MAN was granted $9,900 bail after he was accused of having illicit drugs last week.

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Residents voice objections to new PI resort proposal

RESIDENTS last night argued that plans to transform the former Paradise Harbour Club site into a seven-storey hotel represent an “overdevelopment” that will impact quality of life and devalue their properties.

PM says ‘black hole’ east of East Street

The Prime Minister yesterday branded the section of downtown Nassau east of East Street as “a black hole” for The Bahamas even though it contains some of New Providence’s most valuable real estate.

PI hotel project’s 100 ‘permanent’ job pledge

A development that aims to be Paradise Island’s “first new hotel for many years” yesterday said its project will create 100 permanent jobs and a similar number of construction posts.

Contractor chief challenges ‘short sighted’ stadium deal

THE Bahamian Contractors Association’s (BCA) president yesterday argued it was “short-sighted” not to ensure the national stadium’s overhaul involves skills and knowledge transfer by the Chinese.

PI resort, development escape tax debt sell-off

A Paradise Island resort and Long Island investment project are among those that have escaped being sold-off by the Government through settling their alleged real property tax delinquency.

Bank’s Out Island sites ‘a philanthropic service’

Bank of The Bahamas’ top executive yesterday described its Family Island presence as an act of “philanthropy” amid complaints that woes at its branch have left south Eleuthera in “a dire situation”.