Disputes

Norwegian Admits Dumping In Ocean
Norwegian Admits Dumping In Ocean

February 06, 2020

THE government is clamping down on cruise ships operating in Bahamian waters, with Transport Minister Renward Wells declaring yesterday discharges at sea will not be tolerated...

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Leadership Of Dorian Reconstruction A Mess
Leadership Of Dorian Reconstruction A Mess

February 05, 2020

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party leader Philip "Brave" Davis was critical yesterday of two government bodies set up to handle relief and reconstruction in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian...

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Marital rape not priority for PLP
Marital rape not priority for PLP

February 05, 2020

Progressive Liberal Party leader Philip "Brave" Davis yesterday said he could not commit his party to prioritising the issue of marital rape if it takes office in 2022...

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Embassy rejects virus travel ban
Embassy rejects virus travel ban

February 04, 2020

HAIGANG Yin, the Chinese charge d’affaires to The Bahamas, said China does not support the travel restrictions The Bahamas and other countries have implemented to combat the spread of the new coronavirus, insisting his country has the disease under control...

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Valley's members support boycott
Valley's members support boycott

February 03, 2020

VALLEY Boys Chairman Brian Adderley yesterday said the majority of the group's members are in support of its decision to leave the Junkanoo Corporation of New Providence (JCNP), with their focus now on "moving in a new direction"...

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Lawyers Fight Over Documents Disclosure
Lawyers Fight Over Documents Disclosure

January 31, 2020

ATTORNEYS representing the government in a judicial review centred on shanty town demolition have insisted the state "has nothing to hide" while asking the court to deny a request for numerous documents to be submitted, including those that could expose sensitive Cabinet discussions...

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Nurses Still Missing Out On Money
Nurses Still Missing Out On Money

January 30, 2020

SOME nurses were not paid their promised scarcity allowance yesterday, according to Bahamas Nurses Union president Amancha Williams. Registered nurses and trained clinical nurses in the public system were to get $3,000 and $2,000 respectively...

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Fernander files health security concerns
Fernander files health security concerns

January 30, 2020

ASSISTANT Commissioner of Police Clayton Fernander submitted a preliminary report this week to Commissioner of Police Anthony Ferguson outlining security concerns at the Ministry of Health, which are matters that can be addressed without his presence and in less than a year, according to his attorney Wayne Munroe...

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Valley defiant despite Rolle offer to mediate
Valley defiant despite Rolle offer to mediate

January 30, 2020

VALLEY Boys Chairman Brian Adderley said yesterday that while the group is open to discussions to address issues concerning the handling of Junkanoo parades, its members are still not prepared to participate under the current parade’s management...

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Fernander Takes On New Job - By Remote
Fernander Takes On New Job - By Remote

January 28, 2020

ASSISTANT Commissioner of Police Clayton Fernander did not report to the Ministry of Health yesterday, but is actively handling its security matters since being briefed by the minister of health, according to his attorney...

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ThatS It - We Quit: Valley Boys Resign In Protest Over Loss Of Boxing Day Title
That’S It - We Quit: Valley Boys Resign In Protest Over Loss Of Boxing Day Title

January 28, 2020

THE Valley Boys resigned from the Junkanoo Corporation New Providence (JCNP) yesterday, saying they will no longer participate in upcoming parades managed by the body...

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No Respect: FernanderS Reward After 37 Years - Go To Health Ministry
No Respect: Fernander’S Reward After 37 Years - ‘Go To Health Ministry’

January 24, 2020

ASSISTANT Commissioner of Police Clayton Fernander has been deployed to the Ministry of Health on "special assignment" -- the second senior officer of the Royal Bahamas Police Force seconded to a government ministry...

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'LAUGHABLE': Davis blasts govt over explanation on Pointe permits
'LAUGHABLE': Davis blasts govt over explanation on Pointe permits

January 23, 2020

THE government's disappointment in the ratio of foreign workers to Bahamian labour at The Pointe is "laughable," according to Progressive Liberal Party Leader Philip "Brave" Davis...

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The Wrong Signals

January 22, 2020

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis (second left) upon arrival at the Lynden Pindling International Airport, accompanied by Minister of Education Jeffrey Lloyd (center) and Minister of Foreign Affairs Darren Henfield...

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Grand Bahama Airport Crisis As 100 Jobs On The Line
Grand Bahama Airport Crisis As 100 Jobs On The Line

January 21, 2020

DEPUTY Prime Minister Peter Turnquest says the disengagement of workers at the Grand Bahama International Airport is a concern, and that addressing the current situation at the airport is a priority for the government...

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PM 'very disturbed' by leak of marijuana commission report
PM 'very disturbed' by leak of marijuana commission report

January 14, 2020

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said yesterday he was “very disturbed” and “upset” when a preliminary report by the Bahamas National Commission on Marijuana was leaked to The Nassau Guardian last month, noting that it compromised his Cabinet and the commission...

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Bahamasair aircraft to be outfitted with nav system by month's end

January 13, 2020

Tommy Turnquest.Amid concerns over news that some Bahamasair jets cannot fly into the United States, Bahamasair Chairman Tommy Turnquest advised yesterday that two of the concerned aircraft will be outfitted with the required navigational systems by the end of this month...

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Us-Iran Conflict Being Monitored
Us-Iran Conflict Being Monitored

January 07, 2020

FOREIGN Affairs Minister Darren Henfield said Bahamian officials are monitoring the conflict between the United States and Iran but they do not think that Bahamians travelling around the world need to be on special alert...

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Doctors still waiting for overdue payment
Doctors still waiting for overdue payment

January 06, 2020

JUNIOR doctors have not yet been given their promised $1,400 lump sum, Health Minister Dr Duane Sands said yesterday...

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Airline's Mistake Led To Us Flights Lockout
Airline's Mistake Led To Us Flights Lockout

January 06, 2020

TOURISM and Aviation Minister Dionisio D'Aguilar said Bahamasair "made a mistake" not acquiring the technology necessary for entry into the United States ahead of a January 1, 2020 deadline.

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