Business

St. Valentines Day Regatta loves Coca-Cola

February 08, 2016

Over the weekend of love staff members of the Caribbean Bottling Company (CBC), local producer of Coca-Cola, will be at the Fort Montague Regatta site supporting the Annual St. Valentine’s Day Regatta.

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Canadian correctional consultant pays courtesy call on the Governor General

February 08, 2016

The Hon. Bernard J. Nottage, Minister of National Security, right, welcomed Canadian Correctional Consultant Pierre Carmona in a courtesy call at the Ministry of National Security on Monday, February 8, 2016.

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Government of Bahamas and Powersecure sign Management Services Agreement for Bahamas Power and Light

February 08, 2016

The government of The Bahamas and PowerSecure today signed a Management Services Agreement (MSA) that assigns PowerSecure management of Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) for the next five years.

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The daily struggle facing unemployed Bahamians

February 08, 2016

FOR the past two years, Celeste Neymour has been looking for work, desperate to secure employment so that she can provide for her two young daughters.

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Govt to reconsider one aspect of NHI scheme

February 08, 2016

THE Christie administration has agreed to reconsider its position on patient-centred medical homes, a leading physician said yesterday, noting that the matter has been a significant point of contention for doctors negotiating with the government on its proposed National Health Insurance scheme.

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The Governor General attends service to honor Pastor Dr. William McCartney

February 08, 2016

Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General, left, in attendance during the Special Service in honour of Pastor Dr. William McCartney, Sunday, February 7, at which he was conferred the title, Pastor Emeritus at East Street Gospel Chapel.

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Lightbourn told of criticism at FNM meeting

February 08, 2016

MONTAGU MP Richard Lightbourn said he was accused of being "racist" during a Free National Movement policy meeting, admitting to The Tribune yesterday that he is concerned efforts are underway in the party to define him as such because of his criticism of FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis.

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Insurers urged Bahamians to hold on to health insurance policies

February 08, 2016

Leading health insurance brokers, agents and underwriters today urged Bahamians to maintain their private health insurance coverage in the face of unknowns in the government’s plan and risks that lapsed policies may not be renewable.

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Leading insurers advise 'hold on to your health insurance'

February 08, 2016

Leading health insurance brokers, agents and underwriters today urged Bahamians to maintain their private health insurance coverage in the face of unknowns in the government’s plan and risks that lapsed policies may not be renewable.

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The National Health Insurance Secretariat conducts two successful meetings in Grand Bahama with more meetings scheduled

February 08, 2016

The National Health Insurance Secretariat held two successful community meetings in Grand Bahama last week.

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The Bahamas & IDB launch public survey in New Providence

February 08, 2016

The Government of The Bahamas, in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), recently launched the Emerging and Sustainable Cities Initiative (ESCI) for Nassau.

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Monday February 8, 2016 Gas Prices
Monday February 8, 2016 Gas Prices

February 08, 2016

For prices today on gas check out BPSU, AutoServ, Esso and Shell service stations.

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Bahamian artists a hit at Harlem Fine Arts Show NY

February 08, 2016

The works of Bahamian artists exhibiting at the Harlem Fine Arts Show, New York, has been receiving much acclaim, and has provoked much conversation regarding the styles of the artists, their social and political consciousness as well as their outstanding talents.

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Castrol Quote of the Day: February 8th, 2016
Castrol Quote of the Day: February 8th, 2016

February 08, 2016

Castrol Quote of the Day: February 8th, 2016

"Just what you need first thing in the morning... a flat tire, right?! Here's a tip: Keep a can of tire inflator in your back trunk and be sure your neighbour returns your tire iron and jack before you head out!"

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Deputy Prime Minister Davis opens Arts and Craft Centre in Grand Bahama

February 08, 2016

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Works and Urban Development, the Hon. Philip Davis said Bahamians should be the creators, custodians and purveyors of their culture.

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Closing the gap: female students making waves in technical education

February 08, 2016

The young woman who initially wanted to become an architect is now in her second semester at BTVI and has already gotten work experience, having landed a Christmas job at Ace Auto.

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Next round of NHI public meetings announced

February 08, 2016

THE National Health Insurance Secretariat will meet with members of the Bahamas Insurance Association and the Christian Council this week as it ramps up pubic meetings.

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Wells backs Minnis

February 08, 2016

Former Free National Movement (FNM) Minister Tennyson Wells says he supports Dr. Hubert Minnis for leader of the party and believes Minnis is gaining traction in the country daily.

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No law in place for NIB to register for NHI

February 08, 2016

Nearly three weeks after the government commenced registration for National Health Insurance (NHI), National Insurance Board (NIB) Senior Deputy Director Cecile Bethel indicated that the registration component of the universal healthcare scheme cannot ensue until NHI legislation is passed to allow NIB to share information about its registrants with the NHI Secretariat.

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John Bostwick still permitted to practice law

February 08, 2016

Attorney John Bostwick is still permitted to practice law as an appeal has suspended the effect of his conviction for unauthorized possession of ammunition, Bar Association President Elsworth Johnson has confirmed.

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