Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said yesterday that overcrowding at Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) as a result of traffic into the Accident and Emergency Department, coupled with a shortage of nurses, has led to the hospital cancelling all elective surgery until further notice.
Minister of Labour Dion Foulkes said he is disappointed with the number of foreign workers at The Pointe and said the ministry is in talks with the company to determine a way forward.
“We are very disappointed with the amount of non-Bahamian workers at The Pointe.
With solar power expected to be introduced to the island by the end of the month and construction having started on the government school, some Ragged Islanders are pleased that progress seems to be underway to return the island to normalcy.
More than two years after the island
A national survey examining the issue of marijuana will be launched next week, Bahamas National Commission on Marijuana Co-Chair Quinn McCartney said yesterday.
“There will be further engagement in the coming weeks as we try and do a national survey,” McCartney said.
He added, “We’re hoping to engage — now
The Ministry of Health is awaiting recommendations from international health organizations regarding the recent outbreak of a deadly new coronavirus in China, Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said yesterday.
However, Sands said no travel advisories pertaining to the virus for The Bahamas have been established as yet.
“Some countries in
The Bahamas National Commission on Marijuana yesterday submitted its preliminary marijuana report to Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis.
“The long-anticipated preliminary report is ready and we’re here this morning to present it,” Quinn McCartney, co-chair of the commission, told reporters at a ceremony at the Office of
Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said yesterday that along with “several hundred” more nurses at Princess Margaret Hospital, The Bahamas needs an additional 500 nurses to adequately staff public health facilities across the country.
“Knowing that we need several hundred nurses at PMH and probably 500, 600
Police found over $100,000 secreted away in the false bottom of a suitcase, a court heard yesterday.
Sergeant Kym Flowers said he found $101,038 in Ricardo Jones’ luggage soon after he arrived on New Providence on a flight from Freeport on November 2, 2018.
Flowers testified that
All things change with time and political parties are naturally no exception.
As the needs and perspectives of citizens in democratic countries worldwide evolve and expand, disenchantment with the political status quo is growing.
The nation’s two major political parties, the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) and the
The 2020 plastic ban has left some consumers frustrated, making many speculative about its intentions and the associated impacts on daily domestic life.
Although much talk has been targeted at plastic bags and the other banned items, unfortunately absent from public discourse is the banning