Members of the Union of Public Officers (UPO) went on strike yesterday at the National Insurance Board (NIB) in protest of unresolved negotiations.
UPO President Ghion Roach said the union is unable to meet the November 30 deadline set by Minister of Public Service and NIB Brensil Rolle to
Amid public outrage over an upcoming increase in electricity bills, Minister of Financial Services, Trade and Industry and Immigration Elsworth Johnson Thursday said that some Bahamians should manage their money better.
“Not only have the government not been as diligent as they should have been, but I
Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Fred Mitchell slammed the government over a proposed uniform increase to electricity bills, which he said will disproportionately affect the poor.
The Rate Reduction Bond Bill, 2019, was passed in the House of Assembly on Thursday.
On Wednesday, Minister of Works Desmond Bannister said
Island Hotel Company Limited, which operates Atlantis resort, was granted an injunction against the Bahamas Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union (BHCAWU) on Thursday after union members picketed outside the property earlier that day.
The order, which was handed down by Justice Keith Thompson, bans union members who are
Nearly three months after Hurricane Dorian leveled parts of Abaco and Grand Bahama, the official death toll has climbed to 70.
Police said they recovered the unidentified remains of one person in The Mudd on Tuesday.
The update brings the total number of people who died in the
A man accused of murder will be assessed to determine if he is fit to plead to the charge.
Stephen Burrows, 32, is charged with the murder of Ricardo Frazier, who was fatally stabbed at Munson Village Road following an argument with a man on August
Minister of Public Works Desmond Bannister yesterday refused to reveal what Bahamas Power and Light’s (BPL) base rate increase will be, noting he could not say much because the government is currently in “a quiet period”.
During debate on the Electricity Rate Reduction Bond Bill, 2019, Progressive Liberal Party
The special economic recovery zone (SERZ) order for the islands impacted by Hurricane Dorian will come into effect on December 1 and will expire on June 30, 2020. It will cover six main tax benefits for individuals and businesses disadvantaged by the Category 5 storm
Three distinguished Bahamian men will be honored at the Hubert Edwards Global Success Summit 2019 this Saturday, November 30. Barry Rassin, the first Bahamian president of Rotary International; Ricardo P. Deveaux, founder of the Primary School Student of the Year Awards; and Anthony Longley, first
A man accused of the sexual abuse of a minor hasn’t been tried almost a decade after the offense.
Reginald Sweeting, 59, appeared before Justice Bernard Turner for pretrial review.
He is accused of having unlawful sexual intercourse with a girl, 10, on January 21, 2010.