Monday, Jan 20, 2020

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Brave Davis yesterday warned Shell North America about entering into a deal with Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) to purchase stations A and D at the Clifton Pier Power Station, as his party will not support it. “On the face of it, this makes no

Ministry denies claims of decaying bodies 

The Ministry of Health yesterday dismissed “pathetic falsifications” that scores of decaying bodies are being stored in a refrigerated trailer swarming with flies on Abaco. In a

BPL Shell deal ‘makes no sense’

Bahamas Power and Light’s (BPL) recent announcement that it intends to sell stations A and D at the Clifton Pier Power Plant to Shell North

Organizers say big changes coming to carnival 

Promising the ultimate “Mas in Paradise”, Polantra Media has launched the 2020 edition of Bahamas Carnival, set to take place May 1-3 in Nassau. In its third

GB airport layoffs

At least 11 employees of Grand Bahama International Airport (GBIA) were laid off last week, Director of Labour John Pinder confirmed yesterday. Pinder said he was

UNDP to manage recovery pledges

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) is managing the spending of Hurricane Dorian recovery pledges to ensure transparency, Ministry of Disaster Preparedness, Management and Reconstruction

Govt hopes to provide pledge breakdown before month’s end

Minister of State for Disaster Preparedness Iram Lewis said yesterday the government hopes to give the public a breakdown of

Ferreira: Plastics ban the right thing to do

The government’s ban on single-use plastics was “the right thing to do” to reduce the country’s carbon footprint in the

No charge for temporary domes

The Disaster Reconstruction Authority announced yesterday the government will not charge Abaconians for the use of temporary dome housing on

Woman hospitalized after domestic incident

Police officers are investigating a domestic incident on New Providence yesterday that left a woman in hospital. Police said shortly before

Govt building burns on San Salvador

Police reported on Saturday that a fire destroyed the Government Administration Building on San Salvador.  According to the report, police were

Disaster Reconstruction Authority, NGOs team to assist Abaco homeowners

CENTRAL PINES – The Bahamas Disaster Reconstruction Authority is collaborating with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to assist hundreds of homeowners in