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PM: Next Election Crucial

The upcoming general election may be more pivotal than any other election in the country’s history, according to Prime Minister Perry Christie.   Mr. Christie’s comments came as he addressed scores of Progressive Liberal Party supporters in the P.A. Gibson Primary School Courtyard in Alice Town, Eleuthera during a joint constituency meeting.   The nation’s […]

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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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CTF Takes Over Baha Mar

Beleaguered multi-billion dollar resort Baha Mar has officially been handed over to its new operators CTF Holdings and will commence pre-launch exercises immediately. The resort destination also received the receipt of its temporary Certificate of Occupancy (TCO) from the Ministry of Works presented by Deputy Prime Minister Brave Davis. Receiving the temporary Certificate of Occupancy […]

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“Govt Made the GDP Worse,” says Minnis

Free National Movement Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday charged that the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Government has made the debt to GDP worse. The FNM leader suggested that the government refuses to hold itself accountable for this among other unfortunate circumstances occurring in the country, when indeed he feels it as fault. “I can’t remember […]

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Sands Says Pinder is a National Disgrace

Amidst growing criticisms surrounding the frequent absence of Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Elizabeth Member of Parliament (MP) Ryan Pinder from House of Assembly proceedings, Free National Movement Elizabeth Candidate Dr. Duane Sands calls Mr. Pinder a “national disgrace.” In an interview with The Bahama Journal yesterday, Dr. Sands alluded to the fact that Mr. Pinder […]

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$20 Mil On New Doppler Radars

The government has invested over $20 million into The Department of Meteorology it gets set to install four new Doppler Radars on different islands in The Bahamas. The new radars will be installed over a two-year span on Family Islands such as Marsh Harbour, Abaco; Deadman’s Cay, Long Island and Mayaguana. The first one of […]

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DPM: Minnis Dead Wrong On Baha Mar

Deputy Prime Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis has lashed out at Free National Movement Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis for his pledge to sell Baha Mar if the FNM were to win the election. Mr. Davis added that Dr. Minnis was “betting” against Bahamians. “It is unfortunate that we have come to a place in our country […]

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Mural Signing to Recognize Women

With people around the world celebrating International Women’s Day in various forms of orchestrated strikes to raise an awareness of the importance of women, locally the day was touted as a major success as the Department of Gender and Family Affairs celebrated the day with the signing of a mural outside of the House of […]

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NIB Signs New Agreement

An expired agreement with The National Insurance Board (NIB) and Public Managers Union (PMU) was renewed yesterday at NIB Headquarters. While the cost of a Performance Management System geared at enhancing employees’ productivity and performance could not be disclosed, NIB Chairman Felix Stubbs says the system will form the basis of employees’ annual appraisals. “This […]

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Fire At School Grounds

Charred remains of desks and parts of containers once used for classrooms is what firefighters extinguished yesterday on a condemned property to the rear of the A.F Adderley High School. The containers were at one point used as classrooms for students from the A.F Adderley High School. However, some two years ago the property was […]

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