Over eighty percent of all farm holdings in developing countries, including the Caribbean, are small scale, family owned and operated enterprises. In The Bahamas, more than 300 registered farmers are spread across New Providence and the Family Islands, contributing significantly to local food production. Small
Dr. Locksley Munroe.
Consultant Physician Staff Association (CPSA) President Dr. Locksley Munroe said yesterday his organization will call a strike vote as early as “the end of next week”.
The CPSA held a demonstration at Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) last week, warning that if its demands weren’t met, the physicians would take
Pineridege MP Frederick McAlpine yesterday lambasted the government over what he deemed excessive traveling.
“People are wondering why it seems to be [an] austerity budget for the citizens, but the government seems to be traveling with such large entourages, sleeping, eating and many other things at the
Peter Turnquest. FILE
While Minister of Finance and Acting Prime Minister Peter Turnquest insisted yesterday that the government’s Fiscal Responsibility Bill will bring an end to reckless government spending, irresponsible fiscal management and unbridled deficit financing and debt build-up, Exumas and Ragged Island MP Chester Cooper argued that there is nothing in
Minister of Public Service and National Insurance Brensil Rolle yesterday confirmed that the government has reached a settlement with former National Insurance Board (NIB) Director Algernon Cargill over his termination from the board back in 2013.
Though he wouldn’t say how much Cargill was paid, Rolle insisted
Long Island MP Adrian Gibson speaks in the House of Assembly yesterday. Torrell Glinton
Long Island MP Adrian Gibson yesterday recommended that the government amend the Fiscal Responsibility Bill to force the minister of finance to appear before a joint committee of parliamentarians and senators when spending beyond the prescribed limits within the legislation.
Debate on the bill began in the House
Two men and two women were yesterday charged with gun crimes following their arrests during a joint operation with local and American law enforcement in Abaco.
A man and his pregnant wife were remanded to prison after they were charged with firearm and ammunition possession.
Police officers escort Christina Green-Taylor (center) into court yesterday. Ahvia J. Campbell
A former supervisor at Island Luck has been accused of stealing from the company.
Christina Green-Taylor, 32, was charged with six counts of stealing by reason of employment at her arraignment before Senior Magistrate Derence Rolle-Davis.
Prosecutors allege that Green-Taylor stole $165,829 from the Collins Avenue location
A former wanted suspect was yesterday charged with murder and attempted murder.
Rashad Reid, 26, of Pastel Gardens, appeared before Chief Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt in relation to the June 30 murder of Kiria Musgrove, whose body was found discarded in bushes off Cowpen Road on July 1.
Funeral service for Anthony Audley “Fowler Boy” Fowler, 56 yrs., a resident of Deveaux Street, will be held at Prevailing Church of God, Deveaux Street, on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Officiating will be Assistant Pastor Patrick Coakley. Cremation follows.
Left to cherish his memories