Ultimas publicaciones de The Bahama Journal

  • The Right Approach In Business Trumps Talent
    Nygard’s Golden Jubilee Review It’s not an everyday occurrence to discover an individual who has pulled himself up by his bootstrapsto achieve phenomenal success with a business that’s still breaking barriers, still achieving firsts, and still innovating fifty years later. What does it take? How did he achieve it all? And how can we achieve similar successes? That’s what we’ll explore in this tri-weekly series. We’ll break down fashion mogul Peter Nygard’sachievements and look at how his accomplishments can serve as practical applications to others in business and life. The Right Approach In Business Trumps Talent To succeed in business, you have to start by getting rid of the myth that…
  • DNA DEPUTY DEFENDS FORMER LEADER
    Democratic National Alliance (DNA) Deputy Leader Buscheme Armbrister yesterday defended former party leader Branville Mcartney following his controversial comments  published in a local daily this past Friday.  Mr. McCartney suggested that children born to foreign parents should be entitled to apply for citizenship at birth.  This in an effort to address the vexing issue of immigration in the country.  Mr. Armbrister responded by saying  that as a former politician and private citizen, Mr. McCartney is entitled to his personal opinions and lend his voice to national issues from time to time. “Additionally, as a former cabinet minister with responsibility for…
  • MITCHELL: “GOVT Victimizing Bahamians”
    Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Senator Fred Mitchell yesterday expressed concerns regarding the level of trust surrounding government contracts.  He said the current administration has been cancelling contracts, refusing to pay, and forcing affected parties to duke it out in court.  “The occasional workers, who came on the Empowerment Program, all of them have been dismissed with the grand promise that because the contract weren’t supposedly done well on the records,” he said.  “The FNM is one of the most amazing administrations. Whenever they come to power, you can’t find any paperwork and no one can remember anything. This is…
  • POLICE PROBE ANOTHER HOMICIDE
    Police in New Providence are investigating a shooting incident, last Saturday which left an adult male dead. According to reports, shortly before 2:00am a male was asleep in a bedroom in a home on Sister Marie Rahming Drive, Millennium Gardens, when an armed man stood outside the window and opened fire into the bedroom, hitting the male about the body before running away. Paramedics attended the scene and a short while later, confirmed that the man was deceased. Police are also investigating a shooting incident last Friday, which left an adult female with injuries. According to reports, shortly after 11:00pm…
  • LPIA GETTING RUNWAY FACE LIFT
    The Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD) yesterday announced that major rehabilitation work will begin on runway 09/27, which is soon to be runway 10/28; and taxiway India at the Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA). In a release, the company added that it has joined forces with local firm Bahamas Hot Mix to complete the capital project valued at just under $20 million dollars.  The rehabilitation exercise, they said, will result in required upgrades to asphalt, extending the life of the runways at the airport.   “Runway end safety areas will also be added to reduce the risk of damage to aircraft…
  • The Man That Makes It Happen
    Nygard’s Golden Jubilee Review It’s not an everyday occurrence to discover an individual who has pulled himself up by his bootstraps to achieve phenomenal success with a business that’s still breaking barriers, still achieving firsts, and still innovating fifty years later. What does it take? How did he achieve it all? And how can we achieve similar successes? That’s what we’ll explore in this tri-weekly series. We’ll break down fashion mogul Peter Nygard’s achievements and look at how his accomplishments can serve as practical applications to others in business and life. The Man That Makes It Happen What does it take…
  • NYGARD SEEKS CONSENSUS
    Supreme Court Justice Cheryl Grant-Thompson  agreed yesterday for a consensus agreement to vacate  a warrant of arrest for Fashion Mogul Peter Nygard and to allow him to return to the Bahamas to pursue his legal rights.  After listening to an address from Nygard’s lawyer, Algernon  Allen, the Judge allowed both sides in the matter to produce  a court order draft  by June 18th and to appear in court on June 20th.  Mr. Allen went to great lengths  explaining to the court Nygard’s love of the Bahamas, saying that he has invested millions in the country “mentally, financially and physically.”  …
  • OPERATION RESTORATION LAUNCHED
    Gravely concerned about the rate of crime, murder, suicide, domestic violence and abuse in the country, the Bahamas Christian Council yesterday  announced the launch of Operation Restoration. President of the Council, Bishop Delton Fernander speaking at the press conference at the William Thompson Auditorium  said, “the peace and stability of our country is being threatened. We are all impacted either directly or indirectly.  Industrial unrest, crime, suicides, abuse and domestic violence and other social ills must be defeated. Our social and economic challenges demand unity between the church, civil society and corporate Bahamas to combine our wisdom, skills and resources to…
  • NEW SCHOOL PLANNED FOR INAGUA
    Matthew Town, Inagua is set to get a new school in the upcoming year and plans are on the drawing board for the construction of new schools in Gregory Town, Eleuthera, and George Town, Exuma. Minister of Education, Jeffrey Lloyd in his contribution to the ongoing  udget Debate on Wednesday  made the announcements as he presented an overview of the Ministry of Education in the House of Assembly. Minister Lloyd said the main aim of the Ministry of Education is to meet the educational demands of a growing population, and in this regard, in 2018 two new primary schools –…
  • MINISTRY TO HIGHLIGHT MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES
    Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands yesterday announced his ministry’s intention to bring mental health issues to the forefront in the country.  He said that this issue has been “a stepchild” when it comes to national considerations and the Ministry of Health will begin its attempts to right this wrong.  He said that his ministry’s allocation for $1.8 million also impact areas of his ministry’s work related to the issue.  “What this means is that mental health services will be brought closer to the communities where people live through more coordinated mental health services with the hopes of dismantling decades of…