Public Works/Infrastructure

PUBLIC NOTICE-Road Works
PUBLIC NOTICE-Road Works

September 18, 2018

The Ministry of Public Works/Bahamix, has scheduled Milling and Paving works for Bernard Road from 9:30a.m. to 2:00p.m., Monday through Friday, beginning September 19th 2018, for 21 working days...

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Unjust and unfair: PM insists shanty towns must go - to improve lives
Unjust and unfair: PM insists shanty towns must go - to improve lives

August 20, 2018

NOTWITHSTANDING a court injunction blocking evictions, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday said it would be "unjust and unfair" to allow shanty towns to remain and recommitted his government to the task of clearing those communities...

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Government seeks to end contract worker system
Government seeks to end contract worker system

August 15, 2018

EDUCATION Minister Jeffrey Lloyd yesterday revealed the government has decided to bring an end to the contract worker system by the end of the next fiscal year.He told media at Cabinet his ministry is conducting an audit of contract workers to get a...

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Only one school late for new term
Only one school late for new term

August 13, 2018

GOVERNMENT officials suspect that only one public school - the Eva Hilton Primary - may not be ready on opening day come next month.

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Committee to be set up in weeks on cannabis issue

August 13, 2018

WITHIN the next "week or two," representatives of a cannabis committee that Cabinet has established will receive their terms of references and begin exploring public opinion on the issue, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said Saturday. The committee...

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Concern grows over Lighthouse Point plans
Concern grows over Lighthouse Point plans

August 13, 2018

OUTCRY has increased against a proposal for Lighthouse Point, Eleuthera to be developed into a cruise port, with two more activist groups worrying the planned project will have a detrimental effect on the country's natural resources. Lighthouse Point...

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Public takes advantage of Meet Minnis open sessions
Public takes advantage of Meet Minnis open sessions

August 09, 2018

SCORES of Bahamians have taken advantage of Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis' summer break offer to open his doors to questions direct from the public.But the schedule is already "pretty tight" for the next several weeks, said Press Secretary Anthony...

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Work programme to help build skills of youth
Work programme to help build skills of youth

August 09, 2018

ADDRESSING the issue of unemployment among the nation's youth, Minister of the Public Service and National Insurance Brensil Rolle announced that the government introduced a restructured employment programme this week in which participants will receive...

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Shanty town residents joy at injunction on evictions
Shanty town residents joy at injunction on evictions

August 08, 2018

SHANTY town residents expressed joy yesterday at a Supreme Court injunction barring the Minnis administration from moving ahead with its August 10 deadline eviction deadline for unregulated New Providence communities.Despite the injunction, the government...

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'Injunction wrong - but so is plan'
'Injunction wrong - but so is plan'

August 08, 2018

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Leader Philip “Brave” Davis says the Minnis administration’s shanty town eradication policy lacks resolution, sensitivity and coherence...

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Road Paving Carried out at Collins Avenue and Sixth Terrace

August 01, 2018

The Ministry of Public Works continued road paving at Collins Avenue and Sixth Terrace, Tuesday, July 31, 2018. Workmen from Bahamix were busy today rolling out a new layer of asphalt on the intersection.

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July 30, 2018

Leading real estate brokers and younger stars turned out by the dozens last week for a reception at Palm Cay to get in on the ground floor, literally, with involvement in the new $100 million One Marina project, 84 luxury condos overlooking the popular marina and ranging in price from $800,000 to $1.9 million for the penthouse.

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Eva Hilton Primary undergoes $4 mil renovation

July 27, 2018

Students can look forward to a new Eva Hilton Primary School (formerly Oakes Field Primary School) when classes resume in September. The school, located in Oakes Field, is presently undergoing $4 million in renovations.

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PM addresses CARICOM on disaster mitigation and management
PM addresses CARICOM on disaster mitigation and management

July 06, 2018

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - Prime Minister, Dr Hubert Minnis shared with his CARICOM colleagues, a number of initiatives being undertaken by his government in a move to improve his country's disaster mitigation plan, through the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA...

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Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources Statement on Potters Cay Dock Renovations

May 09, 2018

While the concerns of the Vendors Association at Potters Cay is very important to the ministry, there are a few points we wish to bring clarity to, as expressed to ZNS News...

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Gladstone Road to be expanded
Gladstone Road to be expanded

May 09, 2018

The government will dedicate $2 million in the upcoming budget year to expand Gladstone Road in order to alleviate traffic congestion, said Minister of Public Works Desmond Bannister yesterday. The announcement follows the government's decision to close access to Munnings Road from Gladstone Road and [...]
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Foreign Affairs Minister Henfield Welcomed US and Norway's Reprasentatives at COFCOR

May 08, 2018

Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Darren Henfield, chairman of the CARICOM Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR) meetings in Nassau, May 7-8, 2018 at the British Colonial Hilton...

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PAHO Hosts Breakfast for Parliamentarians

May 04, 2018

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) hosted a breakfast for Parliamentarians including Prime Minister Dr. the Rt. Hon. Hubert Minnis at Atlantis, Thursday, May 3, 2018...

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Works Minister outlines Government's Agenda as it moves Towards a World Class Eleuthera, Spanish Wells and Harbor Island

May 01, 2018

Minister of Works, the Hon. Desmond Bannister announced infrastructural upgrades to improve delivery of services for Eleuthera, Spanish Wells, and Harbour Island at the 6th Eleuthera Business Outlook, April 26, 2018 at Valentine’s Resort and Marina in Harbour Island.

Mr. Bannister revealed the government’s plans to assist in ‘creating a world class Eleuthera, Harbour Island and Spanish Wells’ as the theme of the conference affirms.

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Issues with High Rock Seawall Need to be Fixed

April 17, 2018

In visiting two seawalls in East Grand Bahama on Friday, April 13, Minister of Public Works the Hon. Desmond Bannister, while pleased with the seawall in Smith’s Point, was displeased with the work on the seawall in High Rock...

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