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Major Upgrades to PMH Critical Care Block Complete, New Hospital Planner Named Minister Advances Environmental Bill
 
Major Upgrades to PMH Critical Care Block Complete, New Hospital Planner Named

Major Upgrades to PMH Critical Care Block Complete, New Hospital Planner Named

The Critical Care Block theatres at the Princess Margaret Hospital are now open and fully operational, the Public Hospitals Authority announced on Tuesday. The new state-of-the-art theatres have been listed on a rotational system, with the exception of the Endoscopy Theatre, which will be transitioned this month following the completion of the user training exercises. [...]

Minister Advances Environmental Bill

Minister Advances Environmental Bill

Minister of the Environment and Housing Kenred Dorsett issued a draft of the Department of Environmental Planning and Protection Bill yesterday. This new bill was announced by the government earlier this week as one of its actions to mitigate any risk to Marathon residents following the oil spill at the nearby Rubis service station. The [...]

PM Says Mega Las Vegas Hotel will Benefit The Bahamas

06 May 2015

Prime Minister Perry Christie said the new $4 billion Resorts World hotel in Las Vegas will provide economic benefits for that city and The Bahamas. The prime minister made this statement yesterday at the groundbreaking ceremony of the new Resorts World hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Christie explained that during his one day visit to [...]

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“FNM has No Plans for BEC,” Says Roberts

06 May 2015

Chairman of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Bradley Roberts has called out members of the Free National Movement (FNM) for criticizing the government’s decision in naming PowerSecure as the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) strategic partner. Mr. Roberts said members of the FNM have plenty of “idle banter” but still have no plan for BEC or [...]

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Union Members Claim Nominations Being Blocked

06 May 2015

Members of Team Destiny – a group seeking to lead The Bahamas Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union (BHCAWU) claimed that they were blocked from participating in the nomination process for the union’s upcoming elections. The members alleged that when several of its candidates attempted to nominate for their respective positions they were told that [...]

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Bahamas IAAF BTC World Relays 2015 Creates Model For Future Sporting Events

06 May 2015

The sweet sounds of Junkanoo, Bahamian music, culture and entertainment were on full display May 2-3 at the Bahamas IAAF BTC World Relays 2015 and visitors are still singing praises over the successful event. While the event at the Thomas A. Robinson Stadium in New Providence was certainly exciting for all locals and tourists with [...]

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Ministry of Works Security Officer Shot Dead

Ministry of Works Security Officer Shot Dead

06 May 2015

A security officer at the Ministry of Works was shot dead yesterday morning in the Shirley Street area. According to Chief Superintendent of Police Paul Rolle, police received reports of a “barrage of gunshots” in the Freetown Lane Area off Shirley Street around 1:30 a.m. Upon arrival, responding police officers found the lifeless bullet-ridden body [...]

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GB Traffic Fatality

GB Traffic Fatality

06 May 2015

Police in Grand Bahama are investigating a traffic fatality that has left a 31-year-old male and a 22-year-old female dead. Reports are that on Tuesday, shortly after 1 a.m., police were called to an area on Ponce De Leon Drive and Wellington Street, where they met a blue 2006 Chevy Malibu vehicle that ran into [...]

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Five National Parks Established in San Salvador

Five National Parks Established in San Salvador

06 May 2015

It was a momentous occasion for the San Salvador Living Jewels Foundation, the people of San Salvador and The Bahamas National Trust, as they gathered on Almond Tree Park for the public announcement of five new National Parks for San Salvador. After working with the government and with support from the Gerace Research Centre, the [...]

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BTC Wins Gold and Silver International Phone Book Awards

06 May 2015

Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) has won gold and silver medals in the highly competitive regional, telephone directory awards competition held by The Association of Directory Publishers (ADP), an international trade association serving the Yellow Pages industry since 1898. BTC won two first place golds in the ‘Excellence in Cover Design & Art – Product Branding,’ [...]

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Hawksbill Creek Agreement Town Meetings Begin in GB

Hawksbill Creek Agreement Town Meetings Begin in GB

06 May 2015

A series of town meetings hosted by the Hawksbill Creek Agreement review committee began in Freeport at the Foster B. Pestaina Centre at Pro Cathedral of Christ the King on Monday. The purpose of the town meetings is to garner information from residents so as to review and make recommendations with respect to the expiration [...]

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Rubis Vows to Promote Public Health

Rubis Vows to Promote Public Health

05 May 2015

As he clarified details surrounding the 2012 oil spill, Managing Director of Rubis Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Gordon Craig said the company’s focus is remediating the oil spill to protect the environment. During a press conference yesterday, Mr. Craig said Rubis, which has the public’s safety in its best interest, responded to the oil [...]

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