Liberty CEO bemoans performance of BTC employees

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — As the bargaining agent of Bahamas Telecommunication Company (BTC) employees labelled Liberty Latin America Ltd. CEO Balan Nair’s disparaging remarks of the company and its associations as misplaced and “improper”, BTC said yesterday that those comments were “taken out of context”. During a recent Liberty Global town hall meeting in Jamaica, Nair […]

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Brent Symonette says he feels racially marginalized

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – After facing much criticism following his resignation from his Cabinet post as immigration minister earlier this week, Brent Symonette, the Member of Parliament for the  St. Anne’s constituency, expressed on Wednesday that much of the public outcry in response to his decision has been fueled by the age-old issue of race. After […]

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Two receiving treatment at PMH after bus accident in stable condition

First responders in Eleuthera recall harrowing experience ELEUTHERA, BAHAMAS – Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands on Tuesday confirmed that two of the six seriously injured persons involved in the Eleuthera Adventures bus accident in South Eleuthera on Monday are now listed in stable condition and are expected to be released from hospital soon. Dr. […]

Tour bus in Eleuthera accident reportedly experienced mechanical difficulties

ROCK SOUND, ELEUTHERA – Mechanical difficulties reportedly caused the near fatal traffic accident in Rock Sound, Eleuthera on Monday morning, which involved 32 tourists; six of whom are currently in hospital listed in critical condition, according to sources close to investigations in South Eleuthera. The group of tourists arrived in The Bahamas on Monday onboard […]

International & local chefs go head-to-head in old fashioned culinary showdown

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A new culinary experience, combining age-old Bahamian cooking preparation methods, has invited 12 international and local chefs to participate in a culinary showdown on Saturday afternoon, which will utilize no gas, no electricity and no modern equipment to prepare their dishes. The “Ignite” event is the brainchild of local chef Simeon Hall […]

Marijuana commission stresses its role in ongoing debate

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Days after the Rastafarian community held a private meeting with national security minister Marvin Dames and threatened to sue the government because they cannot utilize cannabis for religious purposes; the government-appointed national commission on marijuana asserted yesterday that it is the only government-recognized body to address the national debate on marijuana. According […]

Unofficial results of BUT elections reflect a win for Wilson

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Unofficial results from the Bahamas Union of Teachers (BUT) elections on Thursday revealed that Belinda Wilson will return as president of the union, which represents approximately 4,000 educators throughout the country. Wilson told Eyewitness News Online shortly after 7:00 p.m. on Thursday that initial unofficial results have shown that she will return […]

New Chief Justice: It’s a New Day

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The country’s newest Chief Justice, sworn in at Government House on Wednesday afternoon, said he intends to bring sweeping changes to the judicial system which has been experiencing various setbacks for a number of years. Brian Moree, Queens Counsel, received his instruments of appointment from Deputy Governor General C.A. Smith yesterday. He […]