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Sands: Gov’t committed to right balance of professionals for healthcare

The Government of The Bahamas is committed to ensuring that the country has the right balance of doctors, nurses and all of the other professionals required for the advancement of healthcare moving forward, Minister of Health Dr. the Hon. Duane E.L. Sands said Monday. “Our government has recognized the value of a holistic approach to […]

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COOPER HIGHLIGHTS DISMAL ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Opposition Deputy Chester Cooper said the reality on theground for most Bahamians is harshly different than the rosy picture thegovernment wishes to paint of the economy. While the government he said is basking in the glow of praise from the IMF, indicators in the country are dismal.  In a statement released  yesterday, Mr. Cooper said the […]

ROLLE OPTIMISTIC ABOUT GB GROWTH

16 April 2019

The Grand Bahama Port Authority President Ian Rolle yesterday expressed that the country needs to tackle making Freeport more attractive for foreign direct investment.  Mr. Rolle added that in order to do this, a number of variables need to be addressed.  He said, “one is the ease of doing business in The Bahamas. It must be […]

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Resolution for Grand Lucayan Managers Near

16 April 2019

Tourism Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar anticipates reaching an agreement on voluntary separation packages for 91 Grand Lucayan managers within weeks. This past Friday, the Minister headed into a meeting with an optimistic Bahamas Hotel Managerial Union President Obie Ferguson. Coming out of it, Mr. D’Aguilar branded the meeting as  productive , while Mr. Ferguson only said that […]

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BROTHERS ARRAIGNED ON MURDER CHARGES

16 April 2019

Two brothers were arraigned on murder charges yesterday before Chief Magistrate Joy Ann Ferguson-Pratt.   It is alleged that 21 year old Anton and 25 year old Dwayne Lodimus are behind the March 19thkilling of Leroy Burrows. Burrows was killed on Mackey and Wilton Streets, near Centreville Pharmacy .   The brothers were not required to enter […]

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Morton Issues Headed To Privy Council

16 April 2019

Industrial issues plaguing Morton Salt workers will be heard before the Privy Council,  Trade Union Congress President  Obie Ferguson revealed  recently.  The issue at hand, Mr. Ferguson said is  the Bahamas Industrial Manufacturers and Allied Workers Union (BIMAWU) Industrial Agreement, along with what the  company has brought to the table in terms of pay increase to its […]

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PLP CALLS FNM ATTACK “STUPID”

11 April 2019

Responding to an attack by the Free National Movement  over  the Opposition’s position on  the Auditor General’s report on the operations of the National Sports Authority,  the  Progressive Liberal Party says, “The FNM’s Chairman is a laugh a minute. Today because the PLP has unmasked their fake and phony campaign to discredit the PLP’s record […]

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MINISTER’S COST ON HOUSING DISPUTED

11 April 2019

Former Chairman of The Bahamas Mortgage Corporation (BMC) Alex Storr yesterday labelled Housing Minister Romauld Ferriera’s comments on housing prices under the previous administration as nonsensical, erroneous, and baseless.  According to Minister Ferreira, homes constructed under the former administration were overpriced by  tens of thousands of dollars.  The Minister’s  comment was in response to the argument that […]

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Honda Recalled For Faulty Airbags

11 April 2019

There has been a  Global recall of Honda and Acura vehicles for airbag replacement as deployment can seriously injure or cause a fatality. With just over one million Honda and Acura vehicles manufactured between 2001 and 2016 having faulty airbags, the Nassau Motor Company (NMC) along with US Honda dealers are checking and replacing these airbags […]

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Murphy Named New Commissioner of Correctional Services

11 April 2019

National Security Minister,  Marvin H. Dames has  announced  the appointment of Acting Commissioner, Charles L. Murphy as Commissioner of The Bahamas Department Correctional Services, with effect from 29thJanuary, 2019. Mr. Murphy was identified as the successful candidate out of nine applicants after the post of Commissioner of Correctional Services was advertised both locally and abroad last year.  He succeeds […]

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COALITION TO SAVE CLIFTON HONOURS SEVEN

11 April 2019

Seven persons were honoured  yesterday by The Coalition To Save Clifton on the twentieth anniversary of the organization. The honourees were  presented with plaques for their involvement in the  Coalition. In a  gratification ceremony at the Poop Deck at the Sandy Port, Coalition President Rev. Dr.  C.B. Moss, said  the event was designated to bring together, in a social setting, some […]

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ENDOWMENT FUND NAMED FOR CANON WARREN ROLLE

11 April 2019

A deserving student will benefit from an Anglican Priest’s major milestone.  An Endowment Fund is to be established at the University of The Bahamas in honour of Canon Warren Rolle’s Golden Jubilee.  The announcement was made by Saint Agnes Anglican Church by Henry Dean, Chairperson of the Endowment Fund Committee. According to Mr. Dean, the awardee […]

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