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Health ministry defends storage of Dorian victims’ remains in Abaco

‘All victims will be buried with dignity’ says ministry NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Ministry of Health yesterday sought to clarify... read more »

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Customs Management Optimization project to identify $15 million in uncollected revenue

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The government has signed a $1.4 million contract with international customs consultants TTEK Global Inc. for a... read more »

Business

Bobcat Bahamas makes 54 employees redundant

Company under group that owns Cavalier Construction NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Bobcat Bahamas, the well-known heavy duty equipment service provider, has made... read more »

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Davis demands answers over proposed sale of BPL power plants to Shell

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Davis yesterday called on the government to explain its intentions to... read more »

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Disaster authority to hold strategy retreat

NASSAU, BAHAMAS –The Bahamas Disaster Reconstruction Authority will host a three-day retreat in Grand Bahama, in order to strategize key initiatives... read more »

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Bahamas Carnival launches 2020 songwriting and music masters competition

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The 2020 Bahamas Carnival Experience, which is set to take place on May 1 – 3, will... read more »

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NIB contribution increase not on govt. agenda, says Rolle

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Notwithstanding recommendations, Public Service Minister Brensil Rolle said yesterday an increase in NIB contributions is not on... read more »

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UB Public Managers Union demonstrate over industrial agreement negotiations

 NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The University of the Bahamas’ Public Managers Union staged a demonstration yesterday over the status of negotiations... read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Dames mum on RBDF commodore’s return

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of National Security Marvin Dames yesterday refused to confirm whether Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) Commodore... read more »

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65 percent of Dorian pledges under lease purchase agreement

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The $975 million pledged by The P3 Group Inc for restoration and rebuilding efforts post-Hurricane Dorian will... read more »

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AG: Gov’t to seek compensation from Carnival Cruise Lines after more pollution incidents exposed

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Attorney General Carl Bethel yesterday assured that the government will enforce its environmental laws package and seek compensation... read more »