FNM questions credibility of media

The Free National Movement (FNM) has brought into question the credibility of the media in a recent statement claiming that the recent publishing of a “made up interview” in the Nassau Guardian speaks to the matter of ethics in journalism. The paper published an article last Saturday, which falsely quoted Deputy to the Governor’s General […]

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Conch poisoning cases could possibly rise to as much as 60

There are now 17 confirmed cases of conch poisoning here in The Bahamas according to the health minister however, that number could potentially spike to more than 60, as unconfirmed reports suggest that dozens of persons were poisoned at a function over the weekend. Health Minister Dr. Sands told Eyewitness News early Wednesday morning, that […]

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PMH CT scan machine inoperable, delays patient care

The Computed Tomography (CT) machine also known as the CT scan at the country’s main healthcare facility is reportedly down, adding to the inconvenience presently being experienced by patients on a day to day basis, according to a senior member of the hospital staff. This latest revelation joins a laundry list of issues up at Princess […]

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Civil suits pending as W&SC audit is released soon; delinquent consumers must pay up

The Water & Sewerage Corporation (W&SC) will soon have its audit completed, the findings of which its management has said will be used to help revamp the government-ran utility company, while bringing its finances in order. W&SC Executive Chairman Adrian Gibson confirmed Monday that the audit has already revealed some shocking information, which management intends […]

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Delinquent straw vendors partly to blame for market condition

New developments in the case of straw vendors emerged yesterday, as Works Minister Desmond Bannister told Eyewitness News that the failure of those vendors to live up to their weekly rent obligations is partly the reason the market is presently in dire straits. Bannister insisted that the rent is needed to help with the upkeep […]

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Miller sues govt. for $70 million, claims govt. conspiracy

Former Tall Pines Member of Parliament (MP) Leslie Miller is suing the government for nearly $100 million, according to Miller’s attorney Damien Gomez, QC. In an interview with Eyewitness News, Gomez said, Mr. Miller could receive up to $70 million in damages. According to documents filed in the Supreme Court on Monday, Miller is suing […]

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Four electrocuted in industrial accident on Eleuthera

Police are investigating a freak accident that left four men suffering from injuries after they were electrocuted in Eleuthera. Investigators said the industrial accident took place shortly after 11:00 a.m. on Monday in the island’s capital, Governor’s Harbour. According to reports, the four men were removing palm trees from a container at a business establishment on […]

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Pinder tells employers to “do the right thing”

Labour Director John Pinder encouraged employers to “do the right thing”, after observing an increase in employee complaints that National Insurance Board (NIB) contributions have not been made on their behalf. Pinder said since he assumed the post of director, there have been dozens of inquiries made by employees seeking recourse. He noted that when […]

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Press Secretary defends PM decision on Sir Roland

Press Secretary for the Office of the Prime Minister Anthony Newbold told media Tuesday that debate on the bill to allow for the redevelopment of theOver-the-Hill communities will commence next week. The bill, if passed, will make the communities tax-free zones as a way means to spur economic growth. Newbold also defended Prime Minister D.r Hubert […]

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Hot summer ahead warns Met Dept.

Bahamians urged to stay hydrated Officials in the Meteorology Department confirmed Tuesday that summer temperatures will continue to spike and warned Bahamians to take the necessary precautions to ensure that they remain hydrated. While the weather office provides daily daytime high temperatures which can soar well into the 90’s, Deputy Chief Meteorologist Basil Dean warned […]

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