Hours after Minister of Labour Dion Foulkes certified the strike votes of both unions at the Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC), the WSC board signaled that it is willing to meet with them to iron out a resolution, Bahamas Utilities Services and Allied Workers Union
While the government appears unlikely to meet its revenue goals for the 2018/2019 budget year, Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest said yesterday that the government is tracking in the right direction and is expected to meet its year-end targets.
Turnquest was responding to the data
Minister of National Security Marvin Dames yesterday dismissed concerns raised by Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Davis regarding the recent murder of a defense force marine at Government House, insisting that Davis is “no expert” in giving advice on national security.
“Last time I checked
Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands yesterday defended the emergency care an American man received at the Alice Town clinic on Bimini.
Police said the American man, who was identified as Alain Perez, was shot multiple times shortly after 1 a.m. while at a residence on
Attorney General Carl Bethel said yesterday that debate on the Immigration (Amendment) Bill, 2019, was delayed in the Senate because there was more pressing legislation to deal with.
“We decide, the governing party decides, when it is prepared to say something,” Bethel said.
“[There were] all sorts
Minister of Labour Dion Foulkes said yesterday that he certified the Water and Sewerage Management Union’s (WSMU) strike vote.
Both unions at the Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC) now have strike certificates.
Foulkes pleaded with the WSMU and the Bahamas Utilities Services and Allied Workers Union (BUSAWU)
Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said the government of The Bahamas stands in solidarity with Sri Lanka following the Easter Sunday bombings.
On April 21, three Christian churches and three hotels in Colombo, Sri Lanka, were targeted in a series of coordinated terrorist suicide bombings which
Jealously guarding the marine environment has long been on the front-burner of Bahamian environmentalists and successive Bahamian governments.
As minister charged with responsibility for the environment, one expects Romauld Ferreira would be primary among those informed and knowledgeable about top environmental issues impacting the country. The
Recently, the government and many in our nation have expressed outrage upon learning that Carnival corporation cruise ships dumped almost 500,000 gallons of sewage in Bahamian waters in 2017, and rightly so. However, there has been little to no outcry against the dumping of
Former Cabinet minister Pierre Dupuch is to be applauded on his recent letter in defense of Rupert Roberts against the pseudo-intellectual nonsense published by The Graduate, concerning Roberts’ supposed disqualification from questioning the government’s headlong (but rationally flawed) rush into the WTO.
While few sensible