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Ministry of Works Budget Slashed MITCHELL: “GOVT Victimizing Bahamians”
 
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Ministry of Works Budget Slashed

The Ministry of Public Works  budget is being cut  by  $26.9 million which the  Minister Desmond Bannister acknowledged will pose severe challenges to capital works initiatives .  This he said is  as a result  of  the former administration’s runaway spending. Some  $53.5 million of  the $ 93.7 million for the Ministry this fiscal year is […]

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MITCHELL: “GOVT Victimizing Bahamians”

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Senator Fred Mitchell yesterday expressed concerns regarding the level of trust surrounding government contracts.  He said the current administration has been cancelling contracts, refusing to pay, and forcing affected parties to duke it out in court.  “The occasional workers, who came on the Empowerment Program, all of them have been […]

“POVERTY AND INEQUALITY ENTRENCHED”

18 June 2019

The leader of the Official Opposition Philip Davis says,”Poverty and inequality in our country are becoming entrenched. A recent Central Bank survey revealed that 50% of working Bahamians surveyed were having difficulties making ends meet.”  Mr Davis said that everywhere he goes Bahamians are saying, “I can’t make it on what I’m making”. Even Bahamians […]

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BIMINITES ARRAIGNED ON DRUG OFFENCES

18 June 2019

Four persons were  arraigned  before Magistrate’s court yesterday afternoon following their arrests in Bimini over the weekend during the Royal Bahamas Police Force’s operation Poseidon Purge.  The couple, Vicaro Poitier and Joenisha Poitier, were both arraigned before Deputy Chief Magistrate Subusola Swain with  one count of possession of dangerous drugs, namely cocaine, with the intent […]

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Davis Lacks Confidence In Gov’t To Manage Finances

18 June 2019

Progressive Liberal Party Leader Phillip Davis  yesterday  made a strong case why his party has no confidence in the government’s ability to manage the country’s public finances. Wrapping up the Opposition’s contribution to the 2019/2020 budget in the House of Assembly,  Mr. Davis charged  that the government missed critical fiscal targets for the past two […]

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10Th Bahamian GG Appointed

18 June 2019

It is now official. The Cabinet Office  has announced that  Mr. Cornelius A. Smith will be appointed as the next  Governor  General of the Bahamas with effect from 28th June 2019. It was also announced that Her Excellency,  the Most Honourable Dame Marguerite Pindling,  the current Governor General will be demitting office on 28th June […]

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The Right Approach In Business Trumps Talent

17 June 2019

Nygard’s Golden Jubilee Review It’s not an everyday occurrence to discover an individual who has pulled himself up by his bootstrapsto achieve phenomenal success with a business that’s still breaking barriers, still achieving firsts, and still innovating fifty years later. What does it take? How did he achieve it all? And how can we achieve similar successes? That’s what we’ll […]

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DNA DEPUTY DEFENDS FORMER LEADER

17 June 2019

Democratic National Alliance (DNA) Deputy Leader Buscheme Armbrister yesterday defended former party leader Branville Mcartney following his controversial comments  published in a local daily this past Friday.  Mr. McCartney suggested that children born to foreign parents should be entitled to apply for citizenship at birth.  This in an effort to address the vexing issue of […]

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POLICE PROBE ANOTHER HOMICIDE

17 June 2019

Police in New Providence are investigating a shooting incident, last Saturday which left an adult male dead. According to reports, shortly before 2:00am a male was asleep in a bedroom in a home on Sister Marie Rahming Drive, Millennium Gardens, when an armed man stood outside the window and opened fire into the bedroom, hitting […]

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LPIA GETTING RUNWAY FACE LIFT

17 June 2019

The Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD) yesterday announced that major rehabilitation work will begin on runway 09/27, which is soon to be runway 10/28; and taxiway India at the Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA). In a release, the company added that it has joined forces with local firm Bahamas Hot Mix to complete the capital […]

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The Man That Makes It Happen

14 June 2019

Nygard’s Golden Jubilee Review It’s not an everyday occurrence to discover an individual who has pulled himself up by his bootstraps to achieve phenomenal success with a business that’s still breaking barriers, still achieving firsts, and still innovating fifty years later. What does it take? How did he achieve it all? And how can we […]

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NYGARD SEEKS CONSENSUS

14 June 2019

Supreme Court Justice Cheryl Grant-Thompson  agreed yesterday for a consensus agreement to vacate  a warrant of arrest for Fashion Mogul Peter Nygard and to allow him to return to the Bahamas to pursue his legal rights.  After listening to an address from Nygard’s lawyer, Algernon  Allen, the Judge allowed both sides in the matter to […]

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