House Speaker Halson Moultrie said yesterday that there is precedent of a jury’s decision being questioned in The Bahamas.
Moultrie made the remark after Englerston MP Glenys Hanna-Martin brought up the acquittal of former Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Cabinet minister Shane Gibson in the House of Assembly.
On Wednesday, a
Bahamas Petroleum Company (BPC) yesterday announced its plan to offer Bahamian investors an opportunity to participate in the ownership of the company via a mutual fund.
BPC noted that following the clarification of its license term with the government in February and ahead of its exploratory drill-start
Exumas and Ragged Island MP Chester Cooper called the government’s Electricity Rate Reduction Bond Bill, 2019 an “ill-timed, disgrace” of a bill that he said will further tax Bahamians.
The bond is expected to help Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) refinance its $321 million legacy debt
Chairperson of the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers’ Confederation (BCCEC) Khrystle Rutherford-Ferguson yesterday asked for further clarification on Bahamas Power and Light’s (BPL) proposed rate reduction bond (RRB), which will increase the cost of electricity for all of its customers.
“Reliable and consistent power generation
The National Insurance Board (NIB) did not properly track the amount of money it was advancing to a company retained to oversee a housing project, resulting in excess payments totaling $800,000, an auditor general’s report said.
The report, dated November 18, 2019, was tabled in the
A Supreme Court judge has reserved his sentencing decision in the causing of dangerous harm case of a disabled man.
Jarvon Green, 37, deliberately ran into Anthony Lightfoot Jr. with his van as he stood on Irish Spring Court on December 29, 2018.
Prosecutor Anishka Pennerman argued
Tyrene Knowles, the aunt of 17-year-old Kenrika Martin, who was found dead in waters off Stokes Cabana Wednesday morning, urged whoever is responsible for her death to surrender to police as family members seek closure.
“They left her like she was nobody,” Knowles said.
“I don’t know if
Colina Insurance Limited is proud to announce its sponsorship of the fourth annual ACE Diabetes Expo scheduled for tomorrow.
The event will focus on the seven areas of diabetes management: healthy eating, active lifestyle, medication, monitoring, healthy coping, problem-solving and risk reduction. Health screenings and healthy
Members of the Bahamas Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union (BHCAWU) yesterday picketed outside the Atlantis resort on Paradise Island in frustration over lengthy industrial agreement negotiations.
“The employees have decided today that since the employers were able to do as they saw fit, it’s now time
A major plank in the 2017 Free National Movement election campaign was multiple allegations of political corruption by Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) ministers.
We are, therefore, surprised that only three cases have been brought against PLP ministers and one former member of Parliament (MP).
We took note