Public Works/Infrastructure

Office of the Prime Minister Moves
Office of the Prime Minister Moves

December 11, 2011

THE Office of the Prime Minister and the Ministry of Finance will relocate to the former SG Hambros building, now the new Sir Cecil Wallace-Whitfield Centre, today. Telephone numbers and e-mails are unchanged.

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(VIDEO) Prime Minster Explains Reason For Dismissing Kenneth Russell From Bahamas Cabinet and asserts his role as leader of The FNM

December 11, 2011

Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - Sunday December 11th, 2011, Prime Minster Hubert A Ingraham spoke to a full house of enthusiastic FNM supporters at Christ The King Auditorium explaining why he chose to dismiss former minster of housing, Kenneth Russell, MP for High Rock on Grand Bahama Island.

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Minister of Housing Relieved of All Ministerial Responsibilities

December 09, 2011

NASSAU, Bahamas -- The Cabinet Office announces that the Prime Minister has advised the Governor General that with immediate effect the Minister of Housing the Honourable Kenneth Russell has been relieved of all ministerial responsibilities arising out of conduct by Mr. Russell inconsistent with his ministerial duties.

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People Illegally in Gov't Built Houses Face Eviction

December 09, 2011

Housing Minister Kenneth Russell said yesterday that people who occupy government built houses without conveyances must get a mortgage or get out.

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Update on New Providence Road Improvement Project

December 08, 2011

Nassau, The Bahamas - The Ministry of Public Works and Transport advises motorists of the progress of the New Providence Road Improvement Project.

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'Museum Destroyed In Fire Will Return

December 06, 2011

DESPITE the "charred mess" which remains of the historic Pompey Museum following the last week's Bay Street fire, most of the artifacts were saved, and one historian is confident the building will be restored.

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Video: Waiting For Months To See Roads Repaired

December 05, 2011

HARBOUR Island residents said they are incensed that their roads have yet to be paved following infrastructural upgrades that have been completed for months.

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Mystery over Bay Street blaze
Mystery over Bay Street blaze

December 05, 2011

INVESTIGATORS have few leads to assist them in their probe of yet another tragic and devastating downtown fire.

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Maynard: Beautification of Area Impacted by Fire Has Begun
Maynard: Beautification of Area Impacted by Fire Has Begun

December 05, 2011

Work on the beautification program in the area of Bay Street affected by Friday's fire has already started, according to Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Charles Maynard.

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All was not lost in fire
All was not lost in fire

December 05, 2011

Although the fire that ripped through the western side of Bay Street severely damaged Pompey Museum, all was not lost. The blaze started around 3 a.m. on Friday and raged until 7 a.m., when firefighters managed to get it under control.

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The smart growth discussion

December 05, 2011

We get many responses to editorials.  Some are reasonably considered, some are silly and some are hostile.  We wrote an editorial last Wednesday on Smart Progressive Growth.  We published a letter from 'FNM Supporter' Friday in response.

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PM: Fire Creates Development Opportunities

December 04, 2011

THE Government "will move expeditiously" to restore the part of downtown that was ravaged by fire last Friday, Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham confirmed, saying the fire which destroyed the historic Pompey Museum presented an opportunity for the redevelopment of the block as a "showpiece" in downtown Nassau.

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Fire on Bay Street

December 03, 2011

For the second time this year, fire ripped through a portion of Bay Street early yesterday morning, this time destroying the historic Pompey Museum and the Old Nassau liquor store building, and severely damaging other structures on the western end of Bay Street.

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'Loss of a national treasure'
'Loss of a national treasure'

December 03, 2011

For the second time since it was established in 1992, Pompey Museum at the historic Vendue House on Bay Street was impacted by fire early yesterday.

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Christie: Road project costs 'scandalous'

December 02, 2011

Opposition Leader Perry Christie said he considers it "scandalous" that the New Providence Road Improvement Project (NPRIP) is more than $40 million over budget.

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Baha Mar demolishes Police and Fire Stations on Cable Beach

December 01, 2011

The Police and Fire Stations on Cable Beach have been demolished as part of Baha Mar's expansion.

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PM's Full Statement On Changes At Resort
PM's Full Statement On Changes At Resort

November 30, 2011

EXPRESSING the "thanks of the Government and the people of the Bahamas" for Sir Sol Kerzner's contribution to this country, Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham yesterday announced Kerzner International's reorganisation of its business operations, which will also affect the Bahamas.

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Prime Minister Speaks On Atlantis' Restructuring

November 29, 2011

NASSAU, Bahamas -- Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham advised this afternoon that Kerzner intends to transfer its ownership of the Atlantis Resorts and Paradise Island properties including the One and Only Ocean Club to Brookfield, a Canadian publicly-traded company with some $159 billion in assets.

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Emergency Medical Technicians Get New Boss

November 29, 2011

Associate director of emergency services at Doctors Hospital, Dr. Nigel Johnson was officially promoted to the post of clinical director, Emergency Transport Services (ETS) at Doctors Hospital.  ETS is the company that provides ambulance and paramedics services for Doctors Hospital.

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More Than 2M Spent On Self Starters Program

November 29, 2011

The government spent over $2 million on the Self Starter Program in the past four years, according to Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Charles Maynard.

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