Staff morale at BPL said to be low

Union officials at Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) say morale is low among employees since the highly publicized firing of the old Executive Board headed by Darnell Osbourne. In an interview with Eyewitness News on Thursday, Secretary General for Bahamas Electrical Workers Union (BEWU) Astrid Bodie, stated that the removal of the board and the public […]

Former BPL board members sound off on minister’s claims

The three fired Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) board members hit back at Works Minister Desmond Bannister Thursday night, following his numerous claims outside Cabinet Tuesday, accusing former chairman Darnell Osbourne of misappropriation of funds, among other things. The group which includes Osbourne, as well as former director of human resources Nicola Thompson and former […]

Minister left “red-faced” over make-up claim

Former chairman Osborne vindicated It appears that claims that former BPL Chairman Darnell Osborne used company funds for personal services have backfired.  While acknowledging that he did interfere with BLP board operations, but only because of what amounted to misappropriation of funds – including make-up expenses for ousted chairman Osborne, Minister of Works Desmond Bannister said […]

PM announces investigation into BPL

An investigation has been ordered into Bahamas Power and Light (BPL), according to Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis. The investigation, which was announced during a Cabinet tour of the Grand Lucaya Resort on Grand Bahama yesterday, follows a string of allegations that have come to light over the past week weeks concerning operations at the […]