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NEW DEAL FOR GRAND LUCAYAN WINNING BIDDERS SIGN LOI FOR PURCHASE

Lucayan Renewal Holdings  Limited  yesterday  signed  a Letter of Intent with Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) and the ITM group to begin exclusive negotiations for the purchase of the Grand Lucayan resort at a price of $65 million, and the redevelopment of the Freeport Harbour. In a release from Lucayan Renewal Holdings Ltd, the firm […]

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No Added Cases Of TB

Health Minister, Dr. Duane Sands confirmed yesterday that after screening more than 200 persons in the public schools, there is no evidence of anyone else with active tuberculosis. Following an outbreak of tuberculosis in a junior and senior school in New Providence last week  that raised alarm, President of the Bahamas Union of Teachers (BUT)  […]

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GOV’T TRANSFORMING EDUCATION, SAYS PM

In his national address to the nation last night, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said his government  “is continuing our school modernization program, with expanded and new school facilities that will improve the  learning environment as facilities are  built, renovated  and upgraded.” He said education is at the very core of our economic and social […]

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CONFUSION IN CARICOM

The  Bahamas  was  one of the targets of derision by many leaders of the Caribbean this past weekend, following a  meeting between Prime Minister Doctor Hubert Minnis, three other Caricom leaders   and  US President Donald Trump in Florida.    The brunt of the criticism came from the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago  Doctor  […]

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EU Still Evaluating Bahamas

Despite arguments advanced by the Attorney General, Carl Bethel, Sven Giegold, a German Member of the European Parliament, with responsibility for money laundering, is not backing down from his position made, almost two weeks ago, that The Bahamas must do more to address money laundering. Mr. Giegold went as far as to demand that The […]

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Dames Police Victimization

National Security Minister Marvin Dames  has disputed the Opposition’s claim that a senior police officer is being victimisized. Progressive Liberal Party Leader Philip Davis yesterday charged that a letter from The Office of The Prime Minister has instructed Assistant Commissioner of Police Clarence Reckley to take vacation, after which retirement. In addition to  Reckley, Deputy […]

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“Democracy In Peril”

Stating that democracy is in peril in the Bahamas,the Opposition  Progressive Liberal Party  has taken its complaint about the  conduct of  two cabinet Ministers  to the Caribbean Community and beyond.  While   it may not get a response, a  letter the party wrote to the Secretaries   General of the Commonwealth of Nations  and CARICOM […]

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FNM MEMBERS CLASH

Tensions  rose between Free National Movement members as Pineridge MP Frederick McAlpine and National Security Minister Marvin Dames get into a heated  exchange of words over the issue of corruption  while exiting the House of Assembly yesterday.  According to Mr. McAlpine, the backbencher attempted to greet Mr. Dames in an effort to indicate that there […]

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McAlpine At Odds With PM On Corruption

The Minnis administration receiving a scolding from one of its own, Pineridge MP Fredrick McAlpine  over the issue of corruption.   Noticeably absent from the Free National Movement’s all island rally on West Atlantic Drive, Grand Bahama on Friday, Mr. McAlpine disagrees with Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis  labeling the Progressive Liberal Party as corrupt. […]

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BCC HEAD CITES BRAZEN CRIMES

The Bahamas  Christian Council President, Bishop Delton Fernander is  expressing some degree of anxiety over the brazenness of violent crimes, a great deal of which happen in broad daylight and in public spaces . “Even if they are pointed attacks of people known  to the police, anybody at any time can be in the wrong […]

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