The Minnis administration’s response to Hurricane Dorian has been “erratic, rudderless and disastrous,” Opposition Leader Philip Brave Davis charged yesterday.
Hurricane Dorian slammed into Abaco and Grand Bahama as a Category 5 storm in early September, devastating portions of those islands.
It killed at least 61 people
The government is in the process of setting up temporary housing in the form of dome structures for people returning to Abaco in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said yesterday.
Minnis said the project, which he referred to as the Family
Hurricane Dorian evacuees who sought shelter in the government clinic on Abaco caused up to $2 million in damage to equipment, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said yesterday after he suggested that the majority of the many refugees came from The Mudd shantytown.
“During the hurricane,
Six weeks after the passage of Hurricane Dorian, Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands said yesterday the government intends to provide a special burial site for unidentified bodies.
“Based on international best standards, the plan would be to place, in a respectful way, the remains in a burial site
After a year of waiting and surviving off a monthly stipend, 25 nurses from the Ministry of Health received job appointment letters yesterday.
Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands said the ministry would like to compress this process to 60 days moving forward.
“You may [ask], ‘Why can’t it
As the adage goes, to fail to plan is to plan to fail.
Jesting, political claptrap and unseemly rancor was the order of the day during the prime minister’s contribution to parliamentary debate Wednesday instead of an articulation of government’s plan to restore Abaco and Grand
As I watched people drop money into the receptacle it made me proud to be a Bahamian. And it gives me great pleasure in sending a big shoutout to the management and staff of Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) for the initiative they have taken
The attorney general has no statutory jurisdiction to make any public announcement about the legality or illegality of a person’s immigration status in The Bahamas.
That was pure political posturing.
The law of The Bahamas does not permit for a blanket, arbitrary and non-discrete treatment of
“Empathy is a remarkably selfless emotion: it requires a person to leave the comfort of their own perceived place in the world and inhabit the experience of someone else.” — Amber Heard
Some years ago a group of senior students from a tony high school went
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) yesterday kicked off its “Beyond Our Prisoners” symposium which addressed the challenges of reducing, rehabilitating and reintegrating prisoners in The Bahamas.
The event also launched “Our Prisoners” which is a collection of papers arising from a 2016 survey of inmates at