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Miller Calls for Truth on BPL

Former Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) Chairman Leslie Miller called for the “lies” on Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) to stop. “This foolishness about these old engines is just one part of BEC. That’s Station A. That had the old engines out of Germany. They were not used often at BEC. They were rarely a part […]

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Minimum Wage Disagreement ‘Inexplicable’

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Fred Mitchell said it’s “inexplicable” that Cabinet ministers are unable to come to an agreement over whether minimum wage should be increased.   “On Tuesday 13 August 2019, the Minister of Labour Dion Foulkes opined that the government had begun a discussion on the raise of the minimum wage. Today, the […]

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A Future Secured

Minister of Education Jeffrey Lloyd promised the nation’s youth that their future is secured under the Free National Movement (FNM) government which has made progress in providing access to free education and employment opportunities. During his keynote address at the FNM’s Torchbearers Youth Convention at Melia Nassau Beach Resort yesterday, Lloyd reminded young people that […]

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PHA Disappointed in BPSU

The Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) expressed disappoint in the Bahamas Public Services Union (BPSU) over confidentiality in mutual agreements and denied claims made by the union’s president concerning negotiation meetings. “The Public Hospitals Authority has been made aware of comments attributed to the Bahamas Public Services Union’s President, Mr. Kimsley Ferguson published in a recent […]

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Virtual School for MICAL- $60 Million School Repair Contracts

Minister of Education Jeffrey Lloyd revealed the government’s plan to tackle the educational challenges in the MICAL constituency, which includes the implementation of a virtual school.  During his address at the 2019 Torchbearers Youth Association Convention yesterday, Lloyd said it is challenging to place teachers in the respective islands and schools included in the MICAL […]

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‘Tourism’s Hot’

As visitor arrivals in The Bahamas continue to increase, Minister of Tourism Dionisio D’Aguilar assured that “tourism is hot” and predicted that more than seven million tourists will visit the country this year. “And, because tourism is so hot, our economy is growing and creating more and more employment opportunities for our young people!” D’Aguilar […]

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Dominican Charged for Human Trafficking

A 37-year-old Dominican woman was charged in Magistrate’s Court yesterday, with three counts of trafficking.  Sobeyda Garcia Reyes, also known as Sobeyda Scrivens, whose address was listed as West Bay Street, faced one count each of conspiracy to engage in trafficking and trafficking in persons, all alleged to have happened between December 1, 2018 and […]

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Torchbearers Convention Begins Tonight 

A Future Secured #Accesgranted, the theme for the Free National Movement’s (FNM) Torchbearers Youth Association’s (TYA) Convention, which begins tonight at Melia.  TYA President Carlyle Bethel during a press conference yesterday, said the two-day, two-night convention will focus on entrepreneurship, education and employment, particularly for the youth of the country.  “We will speak more in […]

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Beekeeper’s Warning to Prevent Bee Attack

A local beekeeper yesterday advised residents in the capital to take proper care of the boxing on their homes, as it will prevent bees from forming hives.  Barry Forbes said, “If you have at least one eighth on an inch open in your boxing that leaves room for them to scout and to get there.”  […]

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Customs Fraud Fighting Initiative Launched

The Bahamas Customs Department and Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest introduced the new online portal Click2 Clear, which is designed to protect against customs fraud. During a press conference on Wednesday at the Ministry of Finance, they laid out the government’s public education campaign to unveil this latest initiative.  In addition to protecting against fraud, […]

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