‘Sweet hearting’ tackled in sister bill

Christian Council proposes Sanctity of Marriage Bill preserves, protects marriage  The Bahamas Christian Council, in a press conference yesterday, proposed a Sanctity of Marriage Bill to coincide with the government’s own Sexual Offences Bill, stating that the former will ‘preserve and protect’ marriages in the country. Bishop Delton Fernander, the council’s president said, the group […]

McAlpline chastises government for ‘wasting time’

Before the governing Free National Movement party won the vote of confidence in House Speaker, Halson Moultrie, yesterday, Pineridge MP, Frederick McAlpine chastised the government for wasting time. He said, while the Bahamian people were upset with the Opposition, they are even more disappointed in the current administration. He urged his parliamentary colleagues to be […]

Sands reveals country tuberculosis stats; Garvin Tynes school campus to be screened

Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands met with parents from Garvin Tynes Primary School on Monday to hear their concerns on the recent cases of Tuberculosis (TB) on the campus. Sands told members of the press on Tuesday the TB surveillance unit will screen all the students at the school out of caution. Last week, the […]