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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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Evacuated

A massive fire at the Harold Road dump yesterday forced scores of residents in the Jubilee Gardens area to evacuate their homes due to the large amount of smoke. The Public Service Announcement to evacuate all residents was given by Fire Chief Superintendent Walter Evans after he had been given the “greenlight” by Environment Minister […]

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PM Apologizes For Obscene Gesture

Prime Minister Perry Christie apologized and expressed regret yesterday in the House of Assembly for that obscene “flip of the finger” gesture that took place at a Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) outdoor branch meeting Monday Night. “I really stand to express my regret. I just want to be able to say that I take responsibility […]

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Minister Disappointed With Delayed Payouts

Minister of Labour Shane Gibson said yesterday that there has been a delay in the payment for some 600 plus Bahamas Customs and Immigrations Officers. According to Minister Gibson, the Ministry of Finance indicated as much after explaining to him dispersing such a large sum of money is a tedious task, as officials have to […]

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“PM is Unstable”, says Dr. Minnis

Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis while renewing his call for Prime Minister Perry Christie to resign, said the nation’s leader is unstable and unfit to lead the country. These sentiments came after the prime minister on Monday night, used an obscene gesture during a Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) rally in the Fox […]

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