Responding to backlash in some circles over the government’s agreement to strengthen trade links for the purchase and sale of agricultural products and seafood and exportable fisheries from Haiti, Minister of Agriculture Renward Wells insisted yesterday that the agreement will not see an increase in
Free National Movement (FNM) founding member Maurice Moore yesterday defended Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis’ decision to move ahead with a heads of agreement with Oban Energies despite knowing that Oban’s Non-Executive Chairman Peter Krieger was accused of “violating the U.S. federal securities laws”.
Acknowledging that the fuel surcharge has increased in recent months, a reflection of an upward trend in oil prices, Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) CEO Whitney Heastie said while the power company passes on this expense to consumers, it is focused on bringing down the
Addressing the Exuma Chamber of Commerce, Exumas and Ragged Island MP Chester Cooper yesterday suggested that it appears the government has forgotten about the struggling residents of Ragged Island, who remain deprived of basic amenities and essential services.
“The struggle continues on our sister island, Ragged
Minister of Agriculture Renward Wells yesterday defended the prime minister’s decision to take a delegation of more than 15 people on his trip to Haiti over the weekend, insisting that everyone that went on that trip was necessary for the trip’s purpose.
The prime minister met
Nearly two weeks after a complete failure of the Wilson City Power Plant on Abaco, Minister of Public Works Desmond Bannister said yesterday that the island’s power supply remains fragile.
The complete failure occurred on the coolant water system, forcing Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) to
Sir Durward Knowles died on Saturday at the age of 100. He was an Olympian, a businessman, a father and husband, and a patriot who loved his country and worked toward unity.
In the 1956 Olympic games in Melbourne, Australia, Sir Durward won a bronze Olympic
Bahamians from all walks of life are bemoaning the death of an iconic Bahamian statesman, patriot, philanthropist and Olympic pioneer, Sir Durward Knowles. I read in The Nassau Guardian where Sir Durward said that he thought he would pass this world still believing in
I drove by Clifton Heritage Park recently and was pleasantly surprised to find a clean-up of the Sacred Space underway.
This was highlighted by features in both dailies. Kudos to the volunteers from SUEZ, General Electric and Water and Sewerage Corporation for their time and
The drug trial of local social media sensation Handerea Rolle was adjourned yesterday because of the unavailability of her lawyer and the absence of her co-accused.
Handerea Rolle, 21, of Ragged Island Street, Coconut Grove, who became a ‘star’ after making a viral video of her