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September 14, 2011
A whole new world

It's a newer and brighter day for the students at the Salvation Army's Erin H. Gilmour School for the Blind.  After months of renovations to the Salvation Army's headquarters on Mackey Street a permanent facility on Ivanhoe Road has recently been established for the 18 blind and visually impaired students attending the institute and the good news does not end there.  The school recently ...

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October 07, 2014
Sands: PHA audit highlights dysfunctional system

Free National Movement (FNM) Deputy Chairman Dr. Duane Sands yesterday called a forensic audit of the Public Hospitals Authority's (PHA) supply of pharmaceutical drugs and medical
supplies "absolutely outrageous, earth-shattering and alarming".
"On the face of it, the details that were outlined in the report, both in the main body of [The Nassau Guardian] and in National Review would seem earth-sh...

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October 08, 2014
Nottage says FNM 'lost' PHA money

Minister of National Security Dr. Bernard Nottage and Minister of Labour Shane Gibson last night blamed the Ingraham administration for alleged abuses involving the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA).
The MPs made the charge in the House of Assembly after Montagu MP Richard Lightbourn claimed the government is not being transparent regarding the PHA issues.
But a forensic audit into the PHA pharmace...

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September 02, 2010
GOOD NEIGHBOURS

Neighbourly compassion is the driving force behind the Bain and Grant's Town community, which has united to offer free after-school programmes and computer classes for the young and old.

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January 24, 2011
IS IT OKAY TO SNOOP

By JEFFARAH GIBSON

Tribune Features Writer

LEON Walker thought he was only validating his suspicions of his wife's affair when he went through her e-mails. But little did he know the possibility of facing five years in prison for snooping existed.

In this potential precedent-setting case which broke late last year, the Michigan man who is also a computer technician is being charged with felony ...

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January 28, 2011
How's is your 'work ethic'

Now, although I’m sure that we all have an idea of exactly what we feel ‘Work Ethic’ really means; I went to my computer and logged on to the site ‘www.ask.com’ and punched in the word ‘Work Ethic’. Now, here’s what it said “‘Work Ethic’ is when one has integrity in their job. Main traits of a good ‘Work Ethic’ are hones...

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October 18, 2012

THE BAHAMAS Phar­macy Council's chairman last night told Tribune Business that the case which saw a Ba­hamas pharmacist paid $4,000 a month for the use of his company's name and licence to export illegal prescription drugs into the US is "unlikely to occur" under current laws.

Barbara Henderson, re­sponding to this newspaper's report yesterday, said the Pharmacy Act 2009 was de­veloped "in part...

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January 22, 2011
Government considering 14m radar system

As the government contemplates purchasing a $14 million radar system, Director of the Civil Aviation Department Captain Patrick Rolle said his organization will “make do” in the interim by upgrading the existing ASR-8 radar system, which is currently in use at the Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA).
In a recent interview with The Nassau Guardian, Rolle said the much-needed up...

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October 13, 2014
Gomez: Govt will do the right thing on PHA findings

Minister of Health Dr. Perry Gomez said yesterday the government will "do the right thing" once the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) is done investigating the alleged abuses revealed in a forensic audit into the PHA's pharmaceutical and medical supplies.
The Nassau Guardian revealed the audit's findings last week.
"That's under review," he said, referring to the report.
"...It's also being investi...

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September 19, 2011
Experts call insurance estimate 'ridiculous'

While a leading catastrophe modeling firm has revised its insurance losses estimate for Hurricane Irene, local experts believe the number is still grossly exaggerated.
AIR Worldwide reduced the losses for The Bahamas to between $200 and $400 million, down from its August 26th $300-to$700 million estimate.
But Brice Ferguson, president of Professional Insurance Consultants, said the revised figure ...

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