1,500 students to receive pre-primary school vouchers

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Some 1,500 preschool-aged students are set to receive vouchers to go to private schools, filling the gap from the lack of available space in public schools for three to five-year-olds. Minister of Education Glenys Hanna-Martin announced the universal pre-primary education public-private partnership at a contract signing at the Ministry of Education on […]

Taxi cab union inquires reportedly met with silence from government

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Taxi cab union president Wesley Ferguson yesterday expressed dissatisfaction over the lack of government response to long-standing issues. “So far the taxi union has gotten no communication from the minister in spite of our numerous attempts to meet with (Minister of Transport, Jobeth Coleby-Davis) her, email, telephone calls, went to the office […]

FNM Vice Chairman claims $500k damages in suit against party execs.

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Free National Movement’s Vice Chairman Richard Johnson’s lawyer has filed a writ alleging some $500,000 in damages against FNM Leader, Michael Pintard and Chairman Duane Sands following a vote last month to ban him from attending council meetings. Party executives made a unanimous decision to bar Free National Movement Vice Chairman Richard […]