WHAT REPORT?: Former Minnis administration had BPL board probe since November 2020

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government is reviewing an external report conducted by a foreign organization into the controversial termination of members of the Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) board in 2018 — under the Minnis administration. During the first Office of the Prime Minister press briefing under the Davis administration, Press Secretary Clint Watson revealed […]

INJURED AND FORGOTTEN: Nurse electrically shocked in ICU has yet to receive MRI

Bahamas Nurses Union lament management for failing to expedite process NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A nurse, who sustained an electrical shock along with a doctor in the Intensive Care Unit at Princess Margaret Hospital remains at home with limited mobility and awaiting diagnostic assessment some three weeks later, according to the Bahamas Nurses Union (BNU). BNU […]

PM “engaging with experts” to formulate position on oil drilling

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Philip Davis is “engaging with experts” to determine his administration’s position on oil drilling going forward, according to Press Secretary Clint Watson. Watson advised the Prime Minister has engaged the experts to determine whether his position on the matter will change or remain the same, during the first Office of […]

Former admin claims “strong foundation” left for Prospect Ridge development

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Senator Viana Gardiner yesterday fired back against claims by Housing Minister JoBeth Coleby-Davis that nothing has been done to create a master plan for the Prospect Ridge Community for Young Professionals, noting that the development had advanced further and faster than any similar subdivision. Senator Gardiner, former chief operations officer in the […]

‘SOMEONE FORGOT’: Health minister says vaccine delivery got delayed due to missed application

“Now with negotiations, it will be here in the first week of November, thank God” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas’ delivery of Pfizer vaccines from the World Health Organization’s (WHO) COVAX Facility was delayed because “someone forgot to apply” under the former administration, Minister of Health Dr Michael Darville said yesterday. Darville suggested that while […]