Seventy-two managers at the Grand Lucayan were paid $3.3 million in voluntary separation packages (VSEPs) after months of ongoing negotiations, Tourism Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar said yesterday.
D’Aguilar had previously said that 91 managers at the resort had agreed to take the VSEPs.
“I’m delighted to report that
Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday extended condolences to the families of two Bahamian men who were found dead in a river in Turin, Italy.
“On behalf of the Bahamian people and government of The Bahamas I extend my deepest and heartfelt condolences to the families
Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said yesterday that the Dialysis Unit at Princess Margaret Hospital will soon have new machines, and noted that new chairs have already been installed.
This comes months after the unit came under heavy criticism, with Hospital Administrator Mary Lightbourne-Walker citing
The government has increased the Department of Environmental Health Services’ bulk waste removal budget by $1.8 million for the upcoming fiscal year.
In the 2018/2019 budget, $435,000 was allocated for bulk waste removal.
In the 2019/2020 budget, that figure increased to $2.3 million.
When asked about the budget
The brothers of Byron Ferguson are considering pursuing legal action in relation to the action and inaction of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) during and after a plane crash he was involved in last November.
“My brothers and I are very strong in our views
The Bahamas ranks 30th in the Global Gender Gap Report 2018, according to the World Economic Forum.
It was ranked 27th in the 2017 report.
However, it fell on the index because of “a widening gender gap in labor force participation”.
In the most recent report, The Bahamas
The Flamingo Gardens Community Clinic was temporarily closed yesterday due to a mishap concerning a paint choice in the building, Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said.
A statement released by the Ministry of Health on Monday announced the temporary suspension of services at the clinic
The government has allocated $365,000 to manufacture 300 beds at the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services (BDOCS), which will be built by the inmates themselves, said National Security Minister Marvin Dames yesterday.
As he contributed to the budget debate, Dames noted that, “This manufacturing by inmates
The prime minister could be called as a witness in the corruption trial of former Labour Minister David Shane Gibson.
At a fixture hearing before Justice Carolita Bethel yesterday, Gibson’s lawyer, Owen Wells, asked that Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis, who two years ago led the
Murders in The Bahamas have declined by 21 percent as of June 11, representing 37 murders, in comparison to the same period last year when 47 murders occurred, Minister of National Security Marvin Dames said yesterday.
Dames presented statistics on major crimes during his contribution to the