PM: Prepared to go to ‘bounds of hell’ to find cop killer

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis told media that enough is enough. Just one day after the Governor General’s Aide de Camp Carlis Blatch was killed in front of his daughter, Dr. Minnis told media that no stone will be left unturned in the quest to find the man responsible for the shooting death of Blatch. […]

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Manhunt for cop killer continues

Slain cop’s family, friends speak out Police are still looking for the man responsible for the shooting death of Inspector Carlis Blatch who was gunned down Wednesday afternoon just steps away from the front entrance of H.O. Nash Junior School. Friends and colleagues of the slain officer remember him as an upstanding professional. Sonny Miller, […]

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PM “committed” to lowering light bills

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis echoed the sentiments of Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Whitney Heastie Thursday and told media that the government is lowering the cost of electricity as well as making the power company more reliable. Dr. Minnis said the government is monitoring BPL closely and will work toward lowering, not only electricity […]

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PM to address Our Lucaya at next HOA meeting

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis is expected to make a major announcement concerning the Grand Lucayan Hotel on Wednesday when the House of Assembly reconvenes. The announcement comes after Lucayan renewal Holdings Limited Chairman Michael Scott told the media on Thursday that if the government chooses to move forward with renovations, the choice will likely be […]

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Heastie defends foreign workers at BPL

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) told Eyewitness News Thursday that overhauling Clifton Pier and its efficiency is a major party of why the company made the decision to bring in foreign expertise from a long-time partnership to assist the company’s endeavours. The news comes after Union executives accused BPL of hiring foreign workers instead of Bahamians […]

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Min. of Labour to hold natl. symposium

The Ministry of Labour will host a national symposium for employees as the government addresses the need for skilled workers in the country. Set for Monday at the National Training Agency, up to 100 participants will be accommodated at the symposium, which is expected to be addressed by Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis. Matthew Albury, committee […]

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GG’s aide shot, killed in front of daughter

Police Inspector Carlis Blatch, an Aide-de-Camp (ADC) to Governor-General Her Excellency Dame Margaret Pindling, was shot and killed in the area of Dolphin Drive yesterday in front his daughter while waiting to collect his son from school Wednesday afternoon. The incident unfolded shortly after 3:00 pm, in the busy school zone.  Blatch was reportedly sitting […]

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Our Lucaya employees meet with BHC officials

Employees of the Our Lucaya resort met with Chairman of The Bahamas Hotel Corporation Michael Scott to discuss the way forward in regard to their employment on Wednesday. The talks come after a letter was sent to employees from the Hutchinson Group Tuesday informing them that they would now be under contract with the government […]

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Opposition questions govt.’s move with hotel

Opposition Leader Philip Davis on Wednesday questioned exactly how the government plans to successsfully takeover of the Our Lucaya hotel. Davis is calling on Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis to give a full and frank report on the property that has remained closed since the 2016 hurricane season.

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PI vendors in an uproar

Straw vendors on Paradise Island were up in arms Wednesday over a new schedule rotation being imposed by their association. The group of disgruntled women telephoned Eyewitness News yesterday morning in hopes of airing their gripes. According to the women, they have been at the brunt of continual victimization levied by the vendor’s association president […]

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BGOA donates $36k to students

The Bahamas Gaming Operators Association (BGOA) made the dreams of three young Bahamians a reality for the start of the new school semester with $36,000 worth of scholarships to attend private high schools in New Providence. The non-profit organization provided top performers from A.F. Adderley – Lance Porter – and Uriah McPhee, Darnell Mitchell and […]

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