Sunday, Sep 15, 2019

Union rejects NHI component in proposal

Officials of the customs and immigration union and representatives of police, prison and defense force officers yesterday expressed concerns that they may lose their medical insurance benefits if the government has its way. Sloane Smith, president of the Bahamas Customs, Immigration and Allied Workers Union (BCIAWU),

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Concern over Spikenard dump site

Amidst ongoing concern of dumping following a fire at the New Providence Landfill on March 5, there are concerns over the temporary dump site at Spikenard Road. Urvan Moxey, a resident of the area, said, “It’s an eyesore, apart from it being an environmentally dangerous situation.” On

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Pathologist testifies in murder trial

Murder victim Darius Adderley died from a gunshot wound to the back that injured his lungs and surrounding blood vessels, according to a pathologist. Forensic pathologist Dr. Caryn Sands revealed her findings yesterday during the murder trial of Henley Claridge, who is on trial for Adderley’s murder and

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Major still not sentenced for gun

Convicted drug dealer Dwight Major is still awaiting sentencing for his most recent brush with the law. Major, 49, pleaded guilty to possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition on February 14 and his sentencing hearing was yesterday adjourned to April 5. Major’s lawyer, Keod Smith, has

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Vision politics

Many political leaders think that the use of the term vision suggests a path well deliberated, and once achievement measures are attached, all will be well. There is no real thought as to whether vision clarity is achieved, or the possible hidden zigzags along the

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