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Threat Of Next Downgrade DPM Under Fire For Airline’s Debt
 
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Threat Of Next Downgrade

The Opposition  spokesman on Finance, the Member of Parliament for Exuma and Ragged Island Chester Cooper says  the latest ratings by Moody’s on the Bahamas  has said in clear language that it will downgrade The Bahamas should this fiscal consolidation plan, replete with holes, fail to pan out. He said, “Moody’s points out that economic […]

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DPM Under Fire For Airline’s Debt

Former Cabinet Minister and Member of Parliament Bradley Roberts yesterday questioned Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest’s influence on financial matters regarding Sky Bahamas Limited, that  has been threatened  to have its operating license terminated due to funds owing to  Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD). ​Mr. Roberts revealed to reporters a letter dated the 29th of […]

PMH Needs More Revenue

21 August 2018

Health Minister, Doctor  Duane Sands has refuted  claims of  rising costs for patients  at the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) – at least not yet.  “What we have talked about is the fact that in order for PMH, the rest of the PHA, and the health care system to function, it needs to have the funds […]

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Take Climate Change Seriously

21 August 2018

No running away from it, climate change is a major issue for many countries – and that includes The Bahamas. The good thing is the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/World Health Organization’s (WHO) hosting a week of action on climate change and health to bring awareness to such issues. Health Minister, Dr. Duane Sands stressed the […]

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DIESEL FUEL SPILL, EMERALD BAY MARINA, FARMERS HILL EXUMA

21 August 2018

The Ministry of Transport and Local Government regrets that Port Department Officials in George Town Exuma were alerted yesterday (20 August 2018) to a diesel fuel leak by the operators of Emerald Bay Marina located in Farmers Hill Exuma. It was further discovered that a diesel fuel storage tank line managed by Sun Oil had […]

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BUT President Tired Of Rhetoric

21 August 2018

The Bahamas Union of Teachers President Belinda Wilson has pointed  out serious challenges with the  state of schools and compensation for teacher. Mrs. Wilson said confirmations, back pay, reassessments and reclassification are among some of the challenges and she says, she is  tired of the rhetoric. “I’m hoping that this year the 400 plus teachers […]

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Peter Nygard’s 360 Degree Approach

17 August 2018

The Clifton Review    The Clifton Review is a tri-weekly column that examines the question of the Clifton project along with the evolution of the war between two billionaires. We covered the start of this war with articles describing the battle over easement rights, the mysterious burning of a home, the blocks to rebuilding, and countless questionable court […]

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Board Members Were At Loggerheads

16 August 2018

Works Minister, Desmond Bannister has sought to clear the air on Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) Board dismissals. In a statement yesterday,  the Minister expressed regret that in recent times, the former  board, chaired by Accountant  Darnell Osbourne, remained locked at loggerheads on virtually every critical issue, and that became costly to the  electricity company. […]

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Three Bahamians Receive Queen’s Honours

16 August 2018

For their discipline, loyalty, respect and Christian values, three outstanding Bahamians were on Wednesday awarded – the last of those to receive this year’s Queen’s Honors. The awards were presented by Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling. For her service to the field of education and community, veteran educator Elma Garraway was invested with the honor […]

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GOV’T TO END CONTRACT WORKERS

16 August 2018

The government has decided to put an end to the contract worker system soon. This comes  off  the heels of a number of government contract workers not receiving pay for a month.  Education Minister Jeffery Lloyd told reporters outside of Cabinet that contract workers would either become “permanent and pensionable” or terminated once contracts come […]

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Deliberate Steps Toward Business Success

15 August 2018

The Clifton Review    The Clifton Review is a tri-weekly column that examines the question of the Clifton project along with the evolution of the war between two billionaires. We covered the start of this war with articles describing the battle over easement rights, the mysterious burning of a home, the blocks to rebuilding, and countless questionable court […]

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U.S INVESTS IN BAHAMAS BORDER PROTECTION

15 August 2018

The U.S. government has made another big investment in securing the borders  of The Bahamas yesterday  with  a $1 million package that  was turned over to the Defense Force’s Harbor Patrol Unit.  The package includes a safe 25 full cabin response boat, capable of speeds of over 40 knots and crew and passenger capacity of […]

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