Sands: Non-emergency surgeries at PMH expected to resume this week

Union pres. suggests minister alleging sabotage to hide “incompetence” NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Four days after all non-emergency surgeries at Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) were suspended as authorities investigated the “possible sabotage” of the hospital’s chiller system, Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands advised yesterday that temporary chillers have been ordered and should be installed tomorrow. […]

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PM may be called as defense witness in Shane Gibson’s trial

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis may be called as a defense witness in the Shane Gibson corruption trial, which is scheduled to begin in September, the court heard on Tuesday. During a case management hearing held on Tuesday before Supreme Court Justice Carolita Bethel, Gibson’s lawyer, Owen Wells, put Justice Bethel on notice that […]

Opposition slams Govt’s budget

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Just moments after Finance Minister K. Peter Turnquest delivered the government’s 2019/2020 Budget Communication in the House of Assembly on Wednesday, Chester Cooper, the deputy leader of the Opposition Progressive Liberal Party (PLP), said Turnquest did not give  budget to uplift the Bahamian people or shift the economy. In fact, Cooper questioned […]