Students compete to advocate for autistic learning inclusion

A three-page essay advocating for amendments to the Education Act, in an effort to address inclusion opportunities for students with disabilities, particularly autism, landed St. Augustine’s College (SAC) student Alexandria Rolle first place in the sixth annual First Care Medical Plan essay competition Wednesday. Corina Neely, president of the insurance company, awarded Rolle her prize. […]

More public-sector layoffs possible

Public servants hired under the former Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) are now facing more possible layoffs, according to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest. The pending public-sector cuts are said to be a part of government’s efforts to streamline annual expenditure. Turnquest’s comments came on the heels of a recent report released […]

Nomination day for hotel union

President of The Bahamas Catering and Allied Workers Union (BHCAWU) Nicole Martin said Tuesday that she’s leaving behind a relatively clean slate for the union’s next president. ‘When I became president, things were in complete chaos,” Martin said as members looking to be elected to the executive team nominated yesterday. “I’ve been in more court sessions […]