A decision by National Insurance Board (NIB) workers, who are members of the Union of Public Officers (UPO), to go on work to rule has not impacted daily operations, according to NIB Director Dr. Nicola Virgill-Rolle.
On Monday, the workers went on work to rule over an
Mercedes Lowe, 44, has lived in Hope Town, Abaco, since 1998.
She is one of many storm victims who sought refuge in the United States following Hurricane Dorian – the strongest storm on record to hit The Bahamas.
Lowe, who is currently living in Cocoa Beach, Florida,
Some residents at the Kendal G.L. Isaacs Gymnasium are still coping with the challenge of rebuilding their lives nearly two months after Hurricane Dorian pummeled large swaths of Grand Bahama and Abaco.
Now, some of them say the conditions at the large shelter are deteriorating.
“We want [to]
It took less than an hour of deliberations for a Supreme Court jury to find Bernard Appolon not guilty of killing a man and seriously injuring a woman during an armed robbery in 2017.
The jury returned with a majority 10-2 verdict of not guilty on
Health officials in The Bahamas are on alert following an outbreak of Ebola in The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands.
Ebola is a rare but deadly virus that causes fever, body aches, and diarrhea, and sometimes bleeding inside and
Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Deputy Leader Chester Cooper yesterday called on the government to produce a report or an update on the establishment of an airplane registry and its growth in The Bahamas.
Last year, the government increased value-added tax (VAT) from 7.5 percent to 12
“May you live in interesting times” — an English language expression wrongly attributed to Chinese sources appears to be a blessing but is used ironically as a curse.
Living in calm and peace during “uninteresting times” is clearly preferable to living in “interesting times”.
We are living
In a culture of openness, transparency and accountability, rules and regulations need no defense. In such a culture, individuals behave well; faults are readily admitted and corrected; emphasis is placed on progress and development and not on justifying and excusing indefensible, outmoded privilege.
In a recent letter to the editor, K. Murphy asked NIB’s minister and director “why the pension delay?”
It was a valid question; but then he (or she) went on to ask, “How on earth do you expect people who are now relying 100 percent
Do you feel it? Do you feel the frantic pace of life in The Bahamas?
Even before Hurricane Dorian, did you not sense the entropy that is living in this paradise of ours?
So much talk. So much writing. So much reporting. So many events. So many