Sands’ testimony causes conflict in court

Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands was expected to explain to the court on Wednesday, why he granted  a$1.8 million cleaning contract to Magic Touch Cleaning Company owned by Barbara Hanna, without board approval, however, Dr. Sands was stopped minutes into his testimony due to what the defense claimed was more a less a breakdown in […]

Amend The Pointe HOA, contractors association president says

Head of the Bahamas Contractors Association (BCA) Leonard Sands has called for a review of the heads of agreement (HOA) between government and contractors of The Pointe Resort – China Construction America (CCA) – in order to cause for more Bahamian workers to be engaged in the construction of the project. On Tuesday, Labour Minister […]

U.S. Embassy announces 2018 finalists for the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) professional fellows program in the U.S.

The United States (U.S.) Embassy Nassau is pleased to announce the three Bahamians selected to participate in the prestigious Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Program. The U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs funds the initiative and implemented by Meridian International Center.  The program will bring 250 business and social entrepreneurs […]

Fire delays opening of school in Rum Cay

A government delegation is headed to Rum Cay today to conduct an independent investigation a fire that erupted in the kitchen on the campus of Rum Cay All Age School on Saturday. During a press conference yesterday, Education Minister Jeff Lloyd said, details surrounding the cause of the blaze were unclear and, as a result, […]