Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said yesterday Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Brave Davis’ refusal to state clearly what the PLP would do to fund National Health Insurance (NHI) if elected continues a pattern of waffling.
The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has proposed a two
The government believes it can raise up to $6 million a year in its sugary drinks tax as part of an expanded National Health Insurance program, Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands said yesterday.
“There are two goals, one is to reduce consumption and improve the health status,”
A Haitian woman who pleaded guilty to illegal landing was yesterday fined $300 or would have to face six months in prison.
Eliathia Louis, 41, of Anse Rouge, Haiti, was arrested on October 26 after arriving in South Bimini on a Western Air flight.
An immigration officer
A French national of Malian descent on Wednesday pleaded guilty to having three false IDs.
Malan Doumbia, 36, was arrested at the pre-clearance section of Lynden Pindling International Airport on Sunday.
Doumbia was arraigned without the assistance of a French interpreter after Acting Deputy Chief Magistrate Subusola Swain
Murder in The Bahamas began trending downward in the fourth quarter of 2017. It was a good sign, but after a decade of violence insufficient time had passed to assess a trend.
We all witnessed the bloody weekends in Nassau when four, five or six people were
Please allow me space in your column to pose the following public question to the commissioner of the Royal Bahamas Police Force, whose organization maintains a manned facility and (one presumes) constant, visible patrols on a minuscule causeway/peninsula under a high traffic bridge with
On Sunday past, during the questions and answers time after the sermon, I was asked my thoughts on whether Christians should celebrate Halloween. It is a great question, but it is one that Scripture does not speak to in a direct manner, as is the case
The freedom of expression which we welcome and are now free to enjoy here in The Bahamas must cause us to lift the level of debates on crucial national issues. Most right-thinking people would agree that we are losing sight of civility and humanity
On Friday and Saturday of this week the Free National Movement (FNM) will hold a two-day conclave. Political conclaves are opportunities for frank discussions on how a political party is performing internally and how it is perceived externally.
For a governing party, such a convocation is
A revised national breadbasket with healthier items is expected to be implemented at the beginning of 2019, Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said.
Earlier in the year, the Ministry of Health released the National Breadbasket Review Forum Report and Recommendations, proposing the removal of items