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Ingraham Says No To FNM

Former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham says he will not accept a nomination for any office within the Free National Movement (FNM) and will remains retired, shooting down all speculations the he would during the party’s convention. Mr. Ingraham’s statement was in a letter sent to FNM Chairman Sidney Collie. Yesterday, rumors filled the airwaves following […]

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Crucial Week For FNMs

The Free National Movement (FNM) heads into a crucial week as the party readies itself for a leadership battle that pits the incumbent against his former deputy. FNM chief Dr. Hubert Minnis and his deputy, East Grand Bahama MP Peter Turnquest are hoping to retain the two top spots as they go head to head […]

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BTC and COB Sign $50K Memorandum

The brainchild of three College of The Bahamas students moved a significant step closer to becoming a reality, thanks to the necessary funding through a $50,000 Memorandum of Understanding between COB and BTC. A new innovations lab is set to be constructed on the College’s Oaks Field campus, complete with the latest software and technology. […]

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University of The Bahamas By October

Education Minister Jerome Fitzgerald says the University of The Bahamas will come on stream by October. The minister, who was a guest on Jones and Company this Sunday, says the university will be more ominous than College of The Bahamas was. The legislation for the University of The Bahamas recently passed the House of Assembly […]

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NIB and Union of Public Officers Sign Industrial Agreement

The National Insurance Board (NIB) and the Union of Public Officers signed an industrial agreement to have enshrined therein vacation and pension plan among other long-term benefits for more than 400 line staff.  The contract was signed at the National Insurance Board’s conference room on Blue Hill Road.  “We are pleased to be gathered here […]

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Truckers Charged Over Traffic Block

Three Truckers were arraigned before the Magistrates Court yesterday afternoon, in which they blocked off a section of West New Providence. Jarvis Glinton Jr., 28 of Sunset Park, Erving Walkes, 3, of Bel Air Estates, Wesley Marcus, 33, of Carmichael Road West, were all charged yesterday. Early yesterday morning, the truckers made a scene on […]

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One Dead In Early Morning Traffic Accident

One man is dead and another left in stable condition after an early morning traffic accident caused major traffic diversions yesterday on Tonique Williams-Darling Highway near the JFK round about.  Police say shortly after 7:00 a.m. they received information of the catastrophe and upon their arrival on the scene they met a black Honda Accord […]

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NIB to Catch Up on Payments By The End of July

In order to better serve the public, the National Insurance Board has extended its operational hours to offset issues with its claims processing, delayed by deficiencies in its implemented V3 system.  The state-of-the art system showed performance issues in tests two months ago and during a press conference Monday, July 4, 2016 at the NIB […]

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PLP Has No Special Relationship With Chinese

Answering a number of critics yesterday, Prime Minister Perry Christie says that claims that the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) government has a special relationship with the Chinese are baseless and unfounded. During his wrap up of the 2016/2017 budget in the House of Assembly, Mr. Christie vehemently denied any collusion between his government and the […]

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Crime down by 29%

Minister of National Security Dr. Bernard Nottage announced yesterday during his budget contribution in parliament that crime, compared to last year around this, is now down by 29 percent. Minister Nottage noted that the government is working diligently to lower the crime rate with various programs to tackle prolific offenders. “Overall Crime down by 29%,” […]

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