Disputes

On Hold - 70m Dubious Deals: List Of Health Projects Put In Place By Plp Remain Under Review
On Hold - $70m ‘Dubious’ Deals: List Of Health Projects Put In Place By Plp Remain Under Review

January 03, 2020

THE Ministry of Health is still assessing what to do with some $70m worth of "dubious" contracts the Christie administration left in place, Health Minister Dr Duane Sands said yesterday...

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Airbnb is not an estate agent, EU court rules
Airbnb is not an estate agent, EU court rules

December 20, 2019

The accommodation-booking service Airbnb does not need an estate agent's licence to operate in France, Europe's top court has ruled...

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Ex-Top Cop Supports Strachan
Ex-Top Cop Supports Strachan

December 20, 2019

A FORMER high-ranking police officer has said he would have also rejected a transfer to the Ministry of Social Services if he were in the same position as Assistant Commissioner of Police Kendal Strachan...

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Put Up Or Shut Up On Corruption Claim
Put Up Or Shut Up On Corruption Claim

December 19, 2019

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis wants the representative of a non-profit organisation in Abaco to meet police and divulge details about a corruption allegation he made or apologise for the statement...

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Locked Out: Officer At Centre Of Job Switch Row Cut Off By Force
Locked Out: Officer At Centre Of Job Switch Row ‘Cut Off’ By Force

December 19, 2019

SOME of the privileges of Assistant Commissioner of Police Kendal Strachan have been revoked as he refuses a transfer to the Ministry of Social Services...

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Minnis Brother In Assault Probe
Minnis Brother In Assault Probe

December 13, 2019

POLICE are investigating an allegation that Cyril “Boxer” Minnis, the brother of Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis, punched a woman in the face at the Registrar General’s Office in Grand Bahama on Wednesday. Kevin Mortimer, chief superintendent of police, confirmed yesterday that there is an active investigation into this...

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Mcalpine Needs To Say If HeS With Fnm Or Not
Mcalpine Needs To Say If He’S With Fnm Or Not

December 13, 2019

ONE day after Golden Isles MP Vaughn Miller resigned from his party, Free National Movement Chairman Carl Culmer said it's time Pineridge MP Frederick McAlpine made up his mind about his own intentions...

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Vote of confidence in PM passed
Vote of confidence in PM passed

December 12, 2019

A VOTE of confidence motion in Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis passed the House of Assembly last night...

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Job Switch Is Not Demotion
Job Switch ‘Is Not Demotion’

December 12, 2019

MINISTER of National Security Marvin Dames said yesterday that the secondment of Assistant Commissioner of Police Kendal Strachan to chief of security under the Ministry of Social Services is not a demotion nor is it personal...

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Union Boss Cries Foul In Election
Union Boss Cries Foul In Election

December 11, 2019

BAHAMAS Public Service Union president Kimsley Ferguson has accused a fellow union leader of conspiring to "sabotage" his ambitions to become first vice president of the National Congress of Trade Unions Bahamas...

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Top officers 'insulted' by jobs switch
Top officers 'insulted' by jobs switch

December 11, 2019

ASSISTANT Commissioner of Police Kendal Strachan has been appointed chief of security at the Willie Mae Pratt School for Girls, a move his lawyer says he intends to fight...

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Muslim takes police fight to Privy Council
Muslim takes police fight to Privy Council

December 04, 2019

A FORMER police constable has vowed to fight the government all the way to the Privy Council to get justice for being fired from the Royal Bahamas Police Force because of his unwillingness to compromise a key component of his Muslim faith...

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Davis: I'D Establish Commission Of Inquiry To Examine Court Cases
Davis: I'D Establish Commission Of Inquiry To Examine Court Cases

December 04, 2019

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party leader Philip "Brave" Davis says he will establish a commission of inquiry as soon as he gets into office to examine matters relating to the investigations into PLP politicians acquitted this year of bribery...

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Protests Continue As Nib Blames Pressure On Fund
Protests Continue As Nib Blames Pressure On Fund

December 04, 2019

THE National Insurance Board cited mounting pressure on its fund due to job losses and business closures brought on by Hurricane Dorian, as the agency said it is trying to work with its staff union to conclude a new labour contract...

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Resign I'm going nowhere
Resign I'm going nowhere

December 04, 2019

ATTORNEY General Carl Bethel said Progressive Liberal Party leader Philip "Brave" Davis needs "to stop playing politics" after the Cat Island MP called for him to be fired or resign...

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Maynard: Bpl Customers Will Pay More Than 30
Maynard: Bpl Customers Will Pay More Than $30

December 03, 2019

BAHAMAS Electrical Workers Union president Paul Maynard believes Bahamas Power and Light customers will pay more than the predicted increase of $20 to $30 per month on their bills next year...

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The National Insurance Board Continues to Seek a Reasonable Conclusion to its Industrial Agreement
The National Insurance Board Continues to Seek a Reasonable Conclusion to its Industrial Agreement

December 02, 2019

The National Insurance Board Continues to Seek a Reasonable Conclusion to its Industrial Agreement, While Preserving the Sustainability of the National Insurance Fund for Generations to Come..

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Atlantis Hits Out At Bpl After Outage
Atlantis Hits Out At Bpl After Outage

December 02, 2019

The Atlantis resort has hit out at Bahamas Power and Light following Friday night's island-wide power outage...

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A threat to us all

December 02, 2019

There are matters that came to light in the high-profile cases of Frank Smith and Shane Gibson which are important for the public to consider regardless of one’s political persuasion. In both cases testimony emerged that evidence was altered and in the Gibson case, testimony revealed that witness statements were taken together so as to have them coincide with each other – actions defense attorneys and observers contend were carried out to suit the government’s desire for a conviction...

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Office of the Attorney General - Intemperate and Dangerous Remarks by Damian Gomez

November 29, 2019

Remarks attributed to Attorney Damian Gomez, QC, in a major daily newspaper this morning, in reference to the Director of Public Prosecutions and the Commissioner of Police are to de deplored.

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