Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis’ assertion that the government would purchase the Grand Lucayan hotel if necessary was a “desperate and knee jerk” reaction to a problem his administration appears “ill-informed” about, the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) said yesterday.
While speaking to members of the Free
President of the League of Haitian Pastors Pastor Jean Paul Charles said he has asked the government to give shantytown residents first preference to purchase land in those communities.
Shantytown residents have until August 10 to leave those communities. Once the deadline passes, those communities are
After a fire at Strachan’s Auto on Soldier Road in 2013, the then Environment Minister Kenred Dorsett suggested that the blaze highlighted the deficiencies in New Providence’s town planning and zoning guidelines. He lamented its impact on the environment and urged residents who experienced health problems to
An employee with the Urban Renewal Program was yesterday fined for impersonating a policeman.
Marvin Curtis was one of four men who went to the Colony Club at St. Alban’s Drive on July 27, claiming they were in search of two suspects.
However, the security guard at
Telator Strachan, a former senator and a one-time leader among straw vendors at a time when their role was critical in the push to majority rule, died yesterday.
She was 85.
Strachan was born on March 25, 1933 in New Providence, but her roots were in Cat Island.
While comparatively higher than many other countries in the region, the infant mortality rate in The Bahamas decreased in 2016, according to statistics obtained by The Nassau Guardian on the infant mortality rate.
According to the ‘Bahamas Core Data Report 2018’ updated by the Ministry of
Director of Labour John Pinder suggested yesterday that the unemployment rate in The Bahamas could be lowered if Bahamians, particularly young men, exercise more discipline in the workplace.
Pinder said at least 100 people come to the department every week seeking labor certificates confirming that there are
Two men were killed in separate accidents on Carmichael Road shortly before 3 a.m. yesterday, police said.
In the first incident, police said a man was walking near Gladstone Road when he was struck by a vehicle, which fled the scene.
The man was taken to hospital where he
Cases of conch poisoning in The Bahamas have risen to 40, Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands confirmed yesterday.
As of last week Thursday, there were 27 confirmed cases, and approximately 22 cases pending laboratory testing.
According to Sands, as of yesterday there were another 10 pending
Police were yesterday seeking the public’s help in locating a woman who was reported missing by family members.
Lauren Brown, 30, of Robinson Road, has a dark brown complexion, is about 5’ 2” tall and of slim build.
Police said Brown was reported missing yesterday.
Anyone with information is urged to