Business

PSDU Calls For Partnership With Izmirlian

May 20, 2016

The Public Service Drivers Union (PSDU) yesterday during a press conference sounded off support for Baha Mar Developer Sarkis Izmirlian in his pursuit to regain control of the beleaguered multi-billion dollar resort.

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New Electronic Boarding Pass Capability at LPIA Speeds Passenger Processing

May 20, 2016

New Electronic System At LPIAThe Nassau Airport Development Company Ltd. (NAD) in partnership with the international airlines at the Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA), United States Customs and Border Protection (USCBP), Airport Authority and the Transportation Security Authority (TSA) has launched a new Electronic Boarding Pass (EBP) system at LPIA.

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What's Good For The Goose Is Good For The Gander

May 20, 2016

You cannot call yourself a political organization, attack the political party in power—as seen in its numerous political ads and other actions—then call “FOUL” when they strike back and demand that you account for your actions.

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PLP ratifies Fitzgerald and Halkits for 2017 race

May 20, 2016

THE PLP has ratified its second pair of 2017 general election candidates - Education Minister Jerome Fitzgerald and State Minister of Finance Michael Halkitis - as senior party officials declaring that the "new generation" leaders' mantra was alive and well.

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FNM leader would not hold Cabinet post as prime minister

May 20, 2016

FNM LEADER Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday declared that he would not take a cabinet post if he became the next Prime Minister, instead serving only as the "CEO" of the executive body.

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Ambassador Designate of Egypt Presents Letters of Credence to the Governor General

May 20, 2016

His Excellency Atef Mohamed Salem Sayed Elahl, Ambassador-Designate of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, presented his Letters of Credence to Governor-General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling...

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Students and Teachers of C.C. Sweeting's Work-Based Learning Programme Call on the Governor General

May 20, 2016

Students and teachers of the Work-Based Learning Programme at C.C. Sweeting Senior High School paid a courtesy call on Governor-General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling

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Dorsett insists law followed on mortgage corp audits
Dorsett insists law followed on mortgage corp audits

May 20, 2016

ENVIRONMENT & Housing Minister Kenred Dorsett criticized a Tribune report yesterday, emphasising that the Bahamas Mortgage Corporation has been conducting audits required by law.

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Police are investigating social services fraud claim

May 20, 2016

ACTING Deputy Commissioner Anthony Ferguson said yesterday that police are investigating claims of fraud at the Department of Social Services as revealed in a recent report by the Auditor-General.

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COB Commencement Exercise

May 20, 2016

The public is advised that on Thursday, 26th May, 2016, The College of The Bahamas’ Oakes Field and Grosvenor Close campuses will close at 1:00 p.m. in preparation for the Spring 2016 Commencement Ceremony taking place at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium, promptly at 5:00 p.m.

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Bahamas Delegation Participates in Seventh Meeting of CAROM-US Trade and Investment Council

May 20, 2016

A delegation from the Ministry of Financial Services is completing a working visit to Washington, D.C., where they provided a presentation at the Seventh Meeting of the CARICOM-United States Trade and Investment Council, held on Wednesday, May 18, 2016.

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Bahamas Christian Council Group on visit to DC

May 20, 2016

A group of religious leaders from the Bahamas Christian Council (BCC), led by BCC President Rev. Dr. Ranford Patterson, are currently on a three-day visit to Washington, D.C.

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New Study Launched at Rand Memorial Hospital to Improve Patient Care

May 20, 2016

A new eight-week study has been launched at the Rand Memorial Hospital to examine the entire patient care system and develop means of its improvement, said Public Hospitals Authority Consultant Dr. Desiree Cox during a press conference on Thursday at the Rand.

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FNM chairman accused of being 'lapdog' as Fort Charlotte meeting delayed

May 20, 2016

NEWLY-ELECTED Free National MovementChairman Sidney Collie has been accused of orchestrating a series of "underhanded political tactics" all geared towards ensuring that party leader Dr Hubert Minnis "is placed in the best position" ahead of the organisation's November national convention.

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PLP ratifies Fitzgerald and Halkitis for 2017

May 20, 2016

Touted by Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie as "new generation leaders," the National General Council (NGC) of the Progressive Liberal Party ratified Education Minister the Hon. Jerome Fitzgerald and Finance State Minister the Hon. Michael Halkitis to run in the 2017 general elections; the ratification took place at the NGC's monthly meeting on Thursday evening, 19th May 2016.

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CVG Bahamas non-stop flights add seats

May 20, 2016

The Greater Cincinnati area apparently loves the Bahamas.

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Standards bureau observes World Metrology Day

May 20, 2016

The Bahamas Bureau of Standards and Quality is an established legal entity charged with the responsibility of implementing systems and measures to support and promote the further growth, expansion and sustainability of the Bahamian economy.

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Despite harsh words, McCartney willing to make peace with FNM for coalition

May 20, 2016

Democratic National Alliance (DNA) Leader Branville McCartney yesterday said that if his party formed a coalition with the Official Opposition, there would be no name calling, only his party's full support.

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Minnis vows to stamp out corruption

May 20, 2016

Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis said yesterday that he "detests corruption" and he is determined to remove it from government in The Bahamas.

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Fred Mitchell: Vote no campaign is foolishness

May 20, 2016

Foreign Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell yesterday characterized the arguments against supporting the June 7 referendum as “foolishness” and suggested that he is “deeply offended” by the vote no campaign launched by several pastors.

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