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Critics of $975m public-private partnership pledge misinformed, says Minnis

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday sought to clarify what he labeled as confusion and misinformation surrounding... read more »

Local

Rate reduction bond funding to close by mid-February

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- The Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) rate reduction bond funding is expected to close by mid-February, the utility’s... read more »

Business

Shell will purchase plant from us, says BPL chairman

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Bahamas Power and Light’s (BPL) chairman Dr Donovan Moxey yesterday stressed there would be no ‘give away’... read more »

Local

Teachers union calls for the return of school policing policy

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Bahamas Union of Teachers (BUT) President Belinda Wilson yesterday urged the government to strengthen the security in... read more »

Business

Shell exec: Bahamas could be LNG bunkering ‘front runner’

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- The Bahamas could become a ‘front runner’ in liquified natural gas (LNG) bunkering by leveraging the infrastructure to be developed... read more »

Business

BPL chairman admits ‘terrible’ customer service quality

Company to build ‘state of the art’ customer service centre NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Bahamas Power & Light’s chairman Dr Donovan Moxey... read more »

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Lewis defends pace of Family Relief Center in Abaco

NASSAU, BAHAMAS—  Minister of State for Disaster Preparedness Iram Lewis has defended the pace of dome construction, noting it was... read more »

Local

BUT President “hopeful” for upcoming industrial negotiations

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – While talks have yet to resume for the Bahamas Union of Teachers (BUT) industrial agreement, the union’s... read more »

Local

Motorcyclist dies after traffic collision

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Police are investigating the circumstances of a traffic collision that claimed the life of a motorcyclist on... read more »

Local

Police investigating stabbing and armed robberies

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A man is in critical condition after he was stabbed during a fight with another man on... read more »

Local

Minimum wage committee to be appointed, says labour director

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Director of Labour John Pinder confirmed yesterday that the National Tripartithe Council will create a council to... read more »

Sports

Tommy Gainey earns four-shot win at The Bahamas Great Exuma Classic at Sandals Emerald Bay

Great Exuma, The Bahamas — Holding a slim lead for most of the day, Tommy Gainey birdied his last three holes... read more »

Local

Ministry of Health $670m ‘wishlist’ to overhaul health sector

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Ministry of Health’s ‘wish list’ at the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) pledge conference included up... read more »

Local

Davis: No need for intl. contractors, Bahamians can do the work

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Brave Davis yesterday said it would be unfair for international contractors... read more »

Local

P3 pledge deal still in infancy stages, says Sands

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of Health Dr Duane Sands yesterday stressed the public private partnership proposed by The P3 Group... read more »

Business

Titan Balanced Fund reports impressive growth in first quarter

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Investar Securities Ltd. yesterday reported that its Titan Balanced Fund achieved a return on investment of 5.38... read more »

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McCartney encourages govt. to move swiftly on cannabis decriminalization

Former DNA leader says Bahamians should have “huge interest” in cannabis industry NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Former Democratic National Alliance (DNA)... read more »

Business

More questions than answers over $975m pledge

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- A top private sector exeutive said that while he is ‘absolutely in favor of public-private partnerships’ (PPPs) the... read more »

Local

WFP launches food voucher programme for 500 families in Abaco

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is distributing food vouchers to assist 500 of the most... read more »

Business

Less than 15 percent of RBC clients use over-the-counter transactions

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Royal Bank of Canada’s top regional executive yesterday estimated that 15 percent or less of its Bahamian... read more »