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Building Codes To be Updated

Minister of Works Desmond Bannister made it clear in the House of Assembly yesterday that stronger building codes must be implemented in order to ensure the safety of residents. Bannister said that The Bahamas’ building codes are going to be amended as mandated by the prime minister in the wake of mass devastation from recent […]

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Minister Accused of House Breach

Progressive Liberal Party Chairman Bradley Roberts has taken Minister of Works Desmond Bannister to task for comments he made in the House of Assembly last week which indicated that former Minister of Education Jerome Fitzgerald was guilty of abuse of parliamentary privilege.   In a statement yesterday, Mr. Roberts called Bannister “hypocritical” and questioned why […]

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Audited BPL Report Reveals Abuse

Minister of Works Desmond Bannister said the audited report from Ernst and Young confirmed that Bahamas Power and Light’s (BPL) theft scandal involved a total of some 41 fraudulent cheques that were issued to 13 fictitious vendors totaling over $1.8 million.   Mr. Bannister highlighted the findings of the report in House of Assembly on […]

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Govt Fires PowerSecure

In a shocking revelation, Minister of Works Desmond Bannister revealed that Bahamas Power and Light Company (BPL) and PowerSecure severed ties. Mr. Bannister made the shocking revelation during a Power Breakfast held at the British Colonial Hilton yesterday, where he explained that the ties were severed on Monday September 18. “Effective two days ago, BPL […]

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