Health minister clarifies new hospital fees

A leaked memo from the Public Hospital’s Authority (PHA) purportedly shows the government preparing to implement paid transportation services for dialysis patients at a weekly charge of $150. That idea did not sit well with the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) which demanded the government reverse the policy. Member of Parliament (MP) for Englerston Glenys Hanna […]

Elevation Awards announced

Nominations are now being accepted for next year’s Elevation Awards, set for April 2019.  Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Vincent McDonald said the show, now in its third year, will showcase Bahamian talent to an international market. “We are garnering and generating a deeper partnership with the regional market and the Caribbean at large,” said McDonald. “We are partnering […]

BAMSI hosts Pajama Forum

Students at the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) College in North Andros have started a new tradition, the ‘Pajama Forum’. The students use the opportunity to educate themselves and bring awareness to important issues that face the agriculture and marine sectors and also their communities, with Wednesday’s event focusing on Sustainability. On hand for […]

PM applauds SDA Community for commitment to promotion of education, family life

Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert A. Minnis Saturday applauded the Seventh-Day Adventist (SDA) Church in The Bahamas for the community’s commitment to education and the promotion of family life. Prime Minister Minnis said the social health and wellbeing of a community, or society, requires healthy, loving families that nurture children, and which “promote” values […]

ICAC Conference To Bring Hundreds To The Islands of The Bahamas

Over 400 accountants from the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and the Caribbean are expected to arrive in Nassau come June for the 36th Institute of Chartered Accountants Caribbean’s (ICAC) Conference of Accountants. The much-anticipated conclave, which is expected to stimulate the Meetings Incentives, Conferences and Events (MICE) aspect of tourism, will be held […]

Minister of the Environment Announced Landfill Remediation Shortlist

Minister of the Environment & Housing, the Hon. Romauld S. Ferreira, released the shortlist of seven qualified firms that were chosen from a total of 18 applicants who submitted Expressions of Interest (EOI), to be considered for submitting landfill remediation proposals to the government. A proposal to government would detail how the company plans to […]

Ferreira Reminds Contractors of Their Role in Environmental Protection

Minister of the Environment & Housing, the Hon. Romauld S. Ferreira reminded contractors of their duty to protect the environment at Thursday’s ‘Moving Forward’ Contractors Association’s Construction Training Seminar, under the theme “Building Each Other for a Better Bahamas.”   The Minister addressed contractors and other members of the construction industry at New Covenant Baptist […]