Despite a significant fall in global oil prices, don’t expect the Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) fuel charge to fall anytime soon, BPL Chairman Dr. Donovan Moxey said yesterday.
The Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA) mandates that all fuel costs be passed directly on to
Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Deputy Leader Chester Cooper said the PLP is looking to win all five seats on Grand Bahama in the election, despite the clean sweep the Free National Movement pulled off in the May 2017 poll.
He said, however, to do that, the
One year after the government held a ceremonial signing for the contentious $5.5 billion Oban Energies deal, there has been no significant movement on the project.
The project proposes an oil refinery and storage facility to be built in East Grand Bahama.
Since the signing, the entire
Attorney General Carl Bethel said yesterday that Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Brave Davis’ claim that the Minnis administration’s “incompetence” led to The Bahamas’ recent blacklisting is “absolutely baseless”.
“If we want to talk about incompetence, look at the record between 2015 and 2017, before
Commissioner of Police (COP) Anthony Ferguson said yesterday that the force will thoroughly investigate any claims of police brutality.
He was responding to allegations made by the father of a three-year-old boy who was kidnapped over the weekend.
The father, Shavard Bain, said he went to the
Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) Chairman Dr. Donovan Moxey said yesterday that the company is still awaiting a report from its insurers on several fires that took place at the Clifton Pier Power Plant last year.
When asked whether he could provide an update on the
Minister of Labour Dion Foulkes said yesterday that 30 of the 73 people who were laid off from 700 Wines and Spirits may have the opportunity to be rehired by the company.
“Commonwealth Brewery has created a minimum of 30 new positions at their company and
A Bimini man was yesterday ordered to pay fines totaling $4,000 after he admitted to having drugs with the intent to supply.
Stephen Lester Davis, 58, of Bailey Town, was arrested on February 16 near Resorts World Bimini, prosecutor Sergeant Lincoln McKenzie told the court.
A Haitian man accused of attempting to obtain two Bahamian passports by fraud was yesterday denied bail.
Joseph Earle Francis, of Malcolm Road, appeared before Magistrate Ambrose Armbrister and was charged with two counts of attempted fraud by false pretenses and possession of a forged document.
Labour Minister Dion Foulkes said yesterday that he was “very concerned” by the impasse in negotiations between Morton Bahamas and Morton employees on Inagua.
“What we do not want is any disruption in terms of operation of the plant there,” Foulkes said.
“That’s not good for the