More than 5,000 Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) customers, who collectively owe the corporation $5.3 million, are without power, Minister of Public Works Desmond Bannister said yesterday.
“For the last 20 years or so, many of our brothers and sisters are off the grid,” Bannister said as
Exumas and Ragged Island MP Chester Cooper said yesterday that the government’s attempt to address concerns over rising electricity bills by raising the value-added tax (VAT) exemption on some bills smacks of political gimmickry.
“I’ve said before that in my view, this FNM government doesn’t care
Antonio Sweeting, 38, who was hoping that his mother would make it through the day, was frustrated with the recent withdrawal of services by senior physicians.
He said his mother has been a patient at Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) for three months.
He said she has stage four
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President Muhammadu Buhari addressed security leaders in the turbulent
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Immigration debates in The Bahamas are usually narrow in scope, focused on the dangers of Haitians or white foreigners coming “to take over”.
We have a fortress mentality, and it has nurtured a state policy designed to keep others out.
These fears are rooted in geographical realities,
Marjorie Wallace and Rochelle Maycock, residents of Ragged Island, said yesterday that they are fed up with the government’s promise to restore public infrastructure after a devastating Category 5 hurricane laid siege to the island more than a year ago.
Wallace and Maycock, in separate interviews, reasoned
The overall dissatisfaction of unions throughout the country is a reflection of the government’s tone-deafness to labor issues, said Progressive ACFred Mitchell yesterday.
“The thing that is confounding is, how, a party that said it was the people’s time, 18 months into its term, are so tone-deaf
The Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) said yesterday that it intends to keep the lines of communication open after doctors from the Consultant Physicians Staff Association (CPSA) withdrew their labor from Princess Margaret Hospital and public clinics Tuesday.
“The authority regrets the decision taken by the CPSA