Public Works/Infrastructure

Straw Vendors See '200 Sales Raise' On Wharf

December 13, 2011

STRAW vendors said yesterday that their greater visibility along Prince George Wharf has increased sales volumes, with one vendor telling Tribune Business business was "200 per cent better" since moving from the makeshift tent on Bay Street.

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Nassau Airport Development Company adds 2nd Bahamian Executive Team

December 13, 2011

Vancouver Airport Services delivers on its mandate to add Bahamian talent to the executive ranks Nassau, Bahamas -- NAD's President & CEO, Mr. Stewart Steeves, today announced the appointment of Mr. Kevin McDonald to the position of Vice President of Maintenance & Engineering, effective January 1st, 2012.

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Profile: Patrick Rahming

December 12, 2011

As suggested in the title of his last major performance during the theater festival Shakespeare in Paradise, "Pat Rahming Alias Pat Rahming", this poet, singer, performer and architect wears many hats.

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Grant ready to face challenges as new housing minister

December 12, 2011

Despite having oversight of two substantive portfolios, Minister of Public Works and Transport Neko Grant has said he is up to the challenge of his new appointment as housing minister.

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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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