Public Works/Infrastructure

Some Urban Renewal contractors have 'tarnished criminal records', says DPM

July 23, 2015

Many of the contractors engaged in the Urban Renewal Small Homes Repair (SHR) Programme have "tarnished criminal records" and a few are on bail, Deputy Prime Minster Philip Brave Davis revealed yesterday.

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PAC report on Urban Renewal expected in September

July 22, 2015

Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Chairman Hubert Chipman said yesterday he expects the committee to complete its investigation into Urban Renewal next month and table its report in the House of Assembly before September.

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New facility to improve navigation services

July 09, 2015

The government yesterday officially opened the Approach Control Centre, a state-of-the-art facility, for the new radar system at Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA).

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Forbes: Expand 'noble' Urban Renewal initiative
Forbes: Expand 'noble' Urban Renewal initiative

June 10, 2015

Amid controversy surrounding the government's Urban Renewal Small Home Repairs (SHR) Programme, Minister of State for Works and Urban Development Arnold Forbes said the initiative is a "noble" one and called on the government to expand it.

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Bahamas Striping repairs deadly road in Eleuthera
Bahamas Striping repairs deadly road in Eleuthera

June 10, 2015

It was one of South Eleuthera's dangerous roads, a 700-foot curve around Charles Bay Corner which has seen a number of serious and fatal accidents through the years.

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Repairs begin on Justice Centre

May 20, 2015

MUCH needed repair and maintenance work has finally started on the Garnet Levarity Justice Centre following a list of public complaints about the unacceptable condition of the building...

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Assessment Underway in Flood Impacted Harbour Island, North Eleuthera and Abaco

May 06, 2015

The Ministry of Financial Services and Local Government has announced that an assessment team has been dispatched to survey and assess the flood-damaged areas of Harbour Island and Eleuthera, on Wednesday, May 6, 2015...

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Construction of a Seawall at Smith's Point Grand Bahama Invitation to Town Hall Meeting

April 11, 2015

The Ministry of Works & Urban Development (MOW/UD) and Ministry for Grand Bahama (MOGB), will host a Construction of a Seawall at Smith's Point Project Town Hall Meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm at the St. Jude's Anglican Church Parish Hall, Smith's Point...

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Staniel Cay runway closed for repairs

April 10, 2015

THE Department of Civil Aviation announced today the temporary closure of the runway at Staniel Cay, Exuma for repairs to be carried out...

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Statement from the Department of Civil Aviation on temporarry closure of Staniel Cay Runway

April 10, 2015

The Department of Civil Aviation wishes to announce the temporary closure of the Runway at Staniel Cay, Exuma...

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Cancer Society Launches 3 Million Building Fund to Expand Cancer Caring Centre, Create Bahamas 1st Hospice Facility
Cancer Society Launches $3 Million Building Fund to Expand Cancer Caring Centre, Create Bahamas 1st Hospice Facility

April 06, 2015

Declaring that the need to expand the Cancer Caring Centre was “more urgent now than ever in our history,” the Cancer Society of The Bahamas today officially launched a $3 million fund-raising campaign to build 16 new rooms and create the first hospice care facility in the nation...

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Transport and Aviation Minister Announces Plan To Re-Develop Potter's Cay Dock

March 28, 2015

Minister of Transport and Aviation the Hon. Glenys Hanna-Martin took a tour with stakeholders and the media to see the plans to re-develop the Eastern End of Potter’ Cay Dock, Thursday, March 26, 2015...

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Images of Bahamas Detention Centre Dormitories and Half-way House Department of Immigration

March 26, 2015

The Department of Immigration has released images of the exterior and interior of the newly constructed dormitories at the Carmichael Road Detention Center. Additionally, images were released of the interior of the half-way house for female refugees and their minor children while they await processing and repatriation...

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Rand Memorial Hospital's Renovation is Next Step in Healthcare Transformation

March 17, 2015

The country's healthcare system is again being transformed as major renovations...

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BAMSI contractor unsure of money

March 13, 2015

The contractor at the heart of the firestorm surrounding the destroyed male dormitory at the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) said...

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Several Ministry officials signed off on construction without insurance in place
Several Ministry officials signed off on construction without insurance in place

March 12, 2015

SEVERAL Ministry of Works officials signed off on documents approving Paradigm Construction to receive more than $500,000...

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Hazardous pay for maintenence workers 'by end of month'

March 06, 2015

After months of demands, maintenance workers in the Ministry of Works will receive hazardous pay before the end of the month, according to Minister of State in the Ministry of Works and Urban Development Arnold Forbes...

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Laughter in Paradise: Comedian Chelsea Handler to perform at Atlantis, Paradise Island Memorial Day Weekend
Laughter in Paradise: Comedian Chelsea Handler to perform at Atlantis, Paradise Island Memorial Day Weekend

February 25, 2015

Atlantis, Paradise Island is bringing comedy to paradise! Superstar comedian, author, and talk show host Chelsea Handler will perform her popular stand-up show in support of her fifth book release...

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Bahamian-American in Historic Race for Florida's 18th District in the United States House of Representatives
Bahamian-American in Historic Race for Florida's 18th District in the United States House of Representatives

March 10, 2014

Calvin Turnquest a Bahamian-American is in a heated race in Florida's 18th District for the United States House of Representatives...

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Electric amnesty extended by week

September 27, 2013

THE Bahamas Electricity Corporation is extending its disconnection amnesty period by a week, BEC Chairman Leslie Miller said yesterday...

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