Financial analyst gives holiday spending tips

With Christmas just six weeks away,  many persons are hoping to exchange gifts, renovate their homes, and simply indulge a little as they celebrate the season. And in an effort to ensure that the season is not only merry but also stress-free – especially after the festivities come to an end –  Financial Analyst Ava […]

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RBPF Call Centre in dire need of tracking device for emergency location

The Royal Bahamas Police Force’s (RBPF) Control Unit for its 911 Emergency Call Centre is without a monitoring system to track down its caller’s locations according to police officials. Superintendent Officer Brian Miller who oversees the control room told Eyewitness News that operators receive over 1,000 calls per day with some 20 per cent of […]

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Gaming operators to collect data on addictive players

As there is little information available about persons who are addicted to gaming, The Bahamas Gaming Operators Association has partnered with government to study the gaming patterns of players, said Chief Executive Officer of the BGOA, Gershan Major. “There has to be a prevalent study that shows the empirical data of those that may have […]

Nurses hold walk out, but PHA maintains its position

More than 200 nurses left their post on Monday morning and stood outside the Princess Margaret Hospital to express their displeasure with the Public Hospitals Authority’s newly-announced shift change; many saying that they would quit if forced to work a five-day shift period versus a four. “You must come to the table and mutually agree,” […]

Bain and Grants Town residents shocked to hear of Roberts’ passing

Just hours following the death of former Bain and Grants Town Member of Parliament, Bradley Roberts, Eyewitness News visited that constituency on Thursday to get feedback from residents who held fond memories of the long-serving MP. Lidia Adderley was just one of many residents who expressed shock about Roberts’ passing, but she also expressed her […]

W&S Chairman says millions collected since disconnection exercise

Chairman of the Water and Sewage Corporation Adrian Gibson said the decision to disconnect hundreds of consumers has allowed the company to pay off $4 million of their $45 million debt. “In New Providence, between the 4 and 12 of October, we collected slightly under $3 million and on the Family Islands we collected about a million,” […]