Archive | September, 2012

Book of Condolences Signed for Paul Adderley

Prime Minister Perry Christie, Dame Marguerite Pindling, and Former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham yesterday signed the book of condolences for former Attorney General Paul Adderley.

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COB Partners With BHA To Create Jobs

The Bahamas Hotel Association (BHA) and the College of The Bahamas (COB) have partnered to create short-term certificate courses aimed at preparing Bahamians for the thousands of job opportunities expected to arise from the multi-billion dollar Baha Mar project. Education and tourism officials predict that as many as 5,400 new job opportunities will be created [...]

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World Renowned Neurosurgeon To Participate In GBMDA Conference

Santiago Figuereo, a world-respected neurosurgeon from Miami will participate in the Grand Bahama Medical & Dental Association’s (GBMDA) 12th Annual Scientific Educational Conference. Dr. Figuereo will be one of the international speakers. He will talk about endoscopic cranial and spinal cases performed with the latest minimally invasive techniques, participating in the Prevention and Cure module, the 21st Century alternatives. [...]

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Gomez Defends Citizenship- Denies Being Deported

Free National Movement (FNM) candidate in the North Abaco bye-election Greg Gomez said the endless questions about his Bahamian ties need to end and charged that he is just as Bahamian as the other candidates. Mr. Gomez said he is tired of people questioning his legitimacy and Bahamian citizenship in the run-up to the upcoming [...]

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GB Man Busted Over Drugs

A man was arrested in Grand Bahama on Tuesday after police found a quantity of drugs in a house at Caravel Beach, Freeport. Police said it was around 4:00 p.m. when officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) executed a search warrant on the house where they discovered three plastic wrapped packages; each contained suspected [...]

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Downgrade Blame Game Continues- PLP Chairman Fires Back At FNM

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Bradley Roberts says the Free National Movement’s (FNM) “failed” fiscal and economic policies over the last five years are largely to blame for the country’s latest downgrade by Standard and Poor’s (S&P). Mr. Roberts said the FNM Government’s general handling of the economy made the recession worse for The Bahamas. [...]

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Blueprint For Economic Recovery

In hopes of developing a financial blueprint to move the country’s economy forward, scores of private sector heavy hitters gathered at the British Colonial Hilton yesterday to participate in the government’s Bahamas Economic Recovery Strategy Meeting. The meeting was the brainchild of State Minister for Investments Khaalis Rolle, who is a former Bahamas Chamber of [...]

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Paul Adderley To Be Laid To Rest Today

A state funeral will be held today for former Attorney General Paul Adderley who passed away last week at the age of 84. Governor General Sir Arthur Foulkes and Prime Minister Perry Christie were among those who viewed Mr. Adderley’s body as it lay in state in the foyer of the House of Assembly Thursday. [...]

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Beyond Systems Maintenance

We are collectively in need of far more than laws, policies and programs and personnel which are only concerned with tinkering here or tinkering there; and whose vision is limited to the day to day work of merely keeping things from dropping to pieces. It is also quite evident, that we live in a culture [...]

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Minnis Withdraws Death Threat Complaint

Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis, who recently claimed that a Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) supporter threatened to kill him, has withdrawn his death threat complaint. The alleged threat was made during an FNM Grill n’ Chill event in North Abaco. Dr. Minnis immediately filed a complaint with police and they arrested the [...]

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