Archive | March, 2017

Landmark Agreement With US

The Ministry of Transport and Aviation signed two important documents yesterday in a ceremony at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The ‘Declaration of Intent on Flight Information Region’ (FIR) as well as a Radar Data Sharing agreement was signed between the government of both the United States and The Bahamas through the Federal Aviation Administration […]

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Minnis: Gov’t Can’t Give What’s Not Theirs

A day after the handover of Baha Mar to its new purchaser, CTF Holdings, Free National Movement Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday charged that the government had no right handing over “a property they claim they do not own.”   “Always searching their next photo op, the PLP duly lined up for their latest staged […]

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Gov’t To Revise Labour Amendments

Minister of Labour Shane Gibson indicated yesterday that there could be a few changes to the Employment and Industrial Relations Acts as early as next week.   Mr. Gibson made the revelation in the House of Assembly, when he revealed a meeting was held among Chamber of Commerce executives and the members of the National […]

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DPM: Minnis Absent From Parliament Again

Deputy Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis calling out Free National Movement Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis on his absences at the House of Assembly.   “Another day in the House of the Assembly, another chair left empty by FNM leader Hubert Minnis. His latest no-show performance is a clear indication that he is avoiding all possibility […]

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Cable Bahamas Works To Restore Video Network Challenge

Acknowledging the frustration of subscribers and the inconvenience of disrupted services on Tuesday evening, Cable Bahamas Limited Vice President of Marketing David Burrows released a statement yesterday morning regarding the restoration of services offering apologies on behalf.   Interruption in cable services, were blamed on service issues with Cable Bahamas’ video network, that caused outages […]

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The Self-Indictment of Bacon’s Operatives- Evidence 1

By P.J. Malone It is so obvious to everyone watching that Save The Bays is attacking fashion mogul Peter Nygard on behalf of their chief funder, who has a MAJOR (Did I say major?) beef with Peter Nygard. How unfortunate it is to unwittingly become a target of hedge-fund billionaire Louis Bacon and have an […]

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Butler-Turner: Minnis Intimidated By My Voice

Opposition Leader Loretta Butler- Turner in her quest to prove that she is the Opposition’s strongest voice, hit out at Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis for attempting to lead the Opposition via press releases and campaigns.   “You cannot lead a country by press statements and through just campaigns. You have to […]

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Clinics To Receive Major Renovations

As the country gears up for National Health Insurance (NHI), renovations are on the top of the list for government health facilities throughout The Bahamas.   Yesterday, some $800,000 in contracts were signed to refurbish and upgrade South Beach and Flamingo Gardens Clinics.   Contracts for the refurbishment of South Beach Health Center, valued at […]

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Fitzgerald Calls For Minnis’ Resignation

Touting the success of the opening of Baha Mar in a few days, Education Minister Jerome Fitzgerald says Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis should resign following the soft opening on April 21st, 2017 because of his negative comments regarding the resort’s launch. Mr. Fitzgerald said he has come to understand that the […]

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DPM: FNM Should Call Police If They Want Transparency

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Works and Urban Development Philip Brave Davis says the former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham and the entire Free National Movement (FNM) party should consider calling law enforcement to settle their claims of the Progressive Liberal Parties(PLP) lack of transparency in government spending.   “This government has always administered public […]

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