Wednesday, Feb 19, 2020

A Supreme Court judge on Monday ordered the immediate reinstatement of 24 Gaming Board employees after ruling that they were illegally dismissed in 2017. Justice Indra Charles said that the board failed to follow the proper redundancy procedures that are set out in the Employment Amendment Act of 2017. She said, “I

Immigration minister says identity theft on the rise

Minister of Immigration Elsworth Johnson said yesterday that identity theft is on the rise in The Bahamas. “We are finding people with dead persons’ birth certificates,”

BUSAWU: Strike only postponed

Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC) workers reported back to work yesterday after having been on strike since last Tuesday. However, Bahamas Utilities Services and Allied Workers

McAlpine calls FNM a ‘Pinocchio government’

Dubbing it a “Pinocchio government”, Pineridge MP Frederick McAlpine blasted the Minnis administration yesterday in his contribution to the mid-year budget debate. “We have been moving deceptively

Govt to spend an additional $10 mil. for NHI, Sands says

National Health Insurance (NHI) is set to cost the government nearly $10 million more than what was budgeted in the 2019/2020 fiscal year, Minister of

Court orders end to WSC strike 

Chief Justice Brian Moree has granted an injunction ending strike action at the Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC). The injunction was sought by the corporation after

Sands: All Bahamians under coronavirus quarantine released

All persons who were quarantined as a result of the novel coronavirus outbreak that originated in China have been released,

Lewis: We’ve made tremendous progress

Minister of State for Disaster Preparedness, Management and Reconstruction Iram Lewis yesterday dismissed criticism of the pace of Hurricane Dorian

Man charged with $200,000 robbery

A 44-year-old man who was arrested almost immediately after an armed robbery at a photo studio made his first court

Small Homes Repair Programme opens Abaco office

Following the rollout of government’s Small Homes Repair Programme on Grand Bahama last week, the Disaster Reconstruction Authority officially opened

Govt intends to regulate funeral home industry

The government is working to regulate the funeral industry amid growing complaints about that trade, according to Health Minister Dr.

Abaco small home repair office launched

MARSH HARBOUR – The Bahamas Disaster Reconstruction Authority opened its Abaco Small Home Repair Program Office in Marsh Harbour on