Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said yesterday that on the watch of former Minister of Works Philip Brave Davis, $200 million of untendered contracts were awarded for contracts worth $3.5 million.
“During the Christie/Davis years, millions and millions of untendered contracts were being handed out like candy
Despite lockout threats, Trade Union Congress President Obie Ferguson said yesterday the Bahamas Industrial Manufacturers and Allied Workers Union (BIMAWU) will not accept the latest industrial agreement proposal from Morton Bahamas Ltd.
In a letter dated June 18, Morton Bahamas Ltd. Chief Negotiator Christopher Getaz said the offer the company
With the Bahamas Nurses Union (BNU) election scheduled for this week, former president Jannah Khalfani yesterday criticized the current union leadership for not taking advantage of opportunities to improve conditions for nurses.
She said that recruitment and retention of nurses is the primary issue facing the profession in The Bahamas.
Attorneys for the Rastafarian community intend to file an action in the Supreme Court this morning following the government’s failure to adequately respond to a request to use marijuana for religious purposes, Wayne Munroe, QC, said yesterday.
Last week it was revealed that members of the Rastafarian
A man accused of offering to pay a witness not to testify at his trial pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice yesterday.
However, Chief Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt entered a not guilty plea for Shane Mackey, 37, after he disagreed with the facts read by the prosecutor, Corporal
Now that the General Post Office has been relocated to the Town Centre Mall, some basic questions need early answers. Firstly, will box numbers at the Town Centre Mall location continue to be preceded with the letter “N” notwithstanding that the post office is now
The late Bahamas Federation of Labour (BFL) President Sir Randol Fawkes was patently inconsistent in his assessments of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) in his memoir “The Faith That Moved the Mountain”. Fawkes’ relationship with the PLP and the late Sir Lynden Pindling was
The late conservative public intellectual William F. Buckley Jr. repeatedly noted that his often barbed print and broadcast commentary were spurred and driven by the nonsense (a euphemism for an expletive) he read in the daily papers.
A libertarian, Buckley often employed an irreverent, sharp, incisive,
Minister of National Security Marvin Dames said yesterday that a cargo ship which passed through Freeport, Grand Bahama, last week and was found with more than $1 billion worth of cocaine on board earlier this week “has nothing to do with The Bahamas”.
The drugs were found
The appeal against the directed acquittal of an American visitor accused of a fatal stabbing in Bimini remains outstanding.
Tyler Valles, of Key Largo, Florida, was charged with manslaughter after Carl D. Yerger, a businessman on vacation, was found dead on April 18, 2014 at the