Disputes

'Dr Minnis' hypocrisy is simply staggering'
'Dr Minnis' hypocrisy is simply staggering'

August 21, 2018

RIGHTS Bahamas has criticised recent comments Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis made about eradicating shanty towns, saying “the level of hypocrisy” involved in Dr Minnis’ remarks regarding Haitian ethnic communities is “simply staggering”.

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Passengers' fury over Bahamasair flight delays
Passengers' fury over Bahamasair flight delays

August 20, 2018

EXTREME delays at Bahamasair angered customers at home and abroad over the weekend when a mechanical issue grounded one of the airline's eight jets on Saturday...

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Osborne bites back at BPL dismissal
Osborne bites back at BPL dismissal

August 20, 2018

THREE former members of Bahamas Power and Light's board of directors said their work was hindered by "political" interference, adding the board, in particular former chairwoman Darnell Osborne, was "continually disrespected and undermined"...

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Davis: Meltdown shows lack of plan
Davis: Meltdown shows lack of plan

August 16, 2018

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Leader Philip "Brave" Davis said he was surprised by the dissolution of the entire board of Bahamas Power and Light on Tuesday...

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Police investigate video of officer punching woman
Police investigate video of officer punching woman

August 14, 2018

POLICE are investigating the circumstances behind a recent video circulating on social media where a police officer can be seen punching a woman during a heated altercation with several people. One of several videos of the incident posted to Facebook...

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Lights out as island hit by power outages
Lights out as island hit by power outages

August 10, 2018

AS a foreign expert assesses Bahamas Power and Light's instabilities, residents in several areas of New Providence were plunged into darkness on Wednesday night after an engine at the Clifton Pier power plant malfunctioned, resulting in a load shedding exercise - with a further power outage last night...

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Nurses could be poached if dispute cannot be resolved
Nurses could be poached if dispute cannot be resolved

August 08, 2018

AS nurses pressure the government to resolve longstanding industrial issues, Health Minister Dr Duane Sands admitted he is concerned that an approaching recruitment exercise could syphon public sector nurses out of the country.It seems foreign entities...

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Bahamas Consulate General expresses disappointment at Atlanta racial attack
Bahamas Consulate General expresses disappointment at Atlanta racial attack

July 20, 2018

THE Bahamas Consulate General expressed disappointment Friday at the racial attack a group of Bahamian youth and their chaperones experienced during a trip to Atlanta, Georgia...

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Mothers claim against govt over sons boating death to be heard in 2020

July 20, 2018

THE hearing of a mother's $35,000 claim against the government for the Royal Bahamas Defence Force's alleged culpability for a boating accident that resulted in her son's death two years ago - has been set for 2020...

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Water boss: We want our money
Water boss: We want our money

July 18, 2018

WATER and Sewerage Corporation Executive Chairman Adrian Gibson has confirmed officials are still pursuing all outstanding revenue associated with the “do not disconnect” list of privileged residents exposed by The Tribune last September...

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Lawyer upset over viral video of argument at Exuma airport
Lawyer upset over viral video of argument at Exuma airport

July 09, 2018

FORMER Supreme Court justice and Exuma MP Elliot Lockhart has vowed to take the government to task after a video recording of him at an Exuma airport went viral.In the video, Mr Lockhart gets into a brief argument with a police officer that escalates...

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Two years on and family has no answers over man shot by police

December 06, 2016

THE family of a man shot and killed two years ago by police officers in Grand Bahama is frustrated over the lack of co-operation from police concerning the matter, which has yet to be brought before the Coroner's Court.

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Doctors threaten to 'withdraw services' at PMH

November 23, 2016

President of the Consultant Physician Staff Association (CPSA) Dr. Locksley Munroe yesterday expressed concern that consulting staff at Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) "may resign or withdraw their services from the hospital" following the resignation of former Medical Chief of Staff Dr. James Johnson.

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Teachers Stage Sit-Out

November 16, 2016

Teachers from Eight Mile Rock High School (EMRHS) and Martin Town Primary (MTPS) School were forced to engage in strike action, claiming they have had enough of their students’ educational wellbeing placed on the “back burner” by the government.

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Pinewood FNMs object to choice of Rahming

November 16, 2016

THE Free National Movement’s Pinewood Gardens Constituency Association has branded the party “deceitful” and “disrespectful” amid accusations that FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis broke assurances of support for talk show host Lincoln Bain as the party’s standard-bearer for this seat and chose Reuben Rahming, as the candidate for the 2017 general election.

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Decency and following the law

November 15, 2016

Hurricane Matthew caused damage to homes across New Providence. Those who live on the southern coast took the hardest hit, as storm surge accompanied the 140-mile-per-hour winds.

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Reggae star Jah Cure hurt in fight at Atlantis

November 14, 2016

JAMAICAN reggae star Jah Cure was involved in a brawl while trying to be a peacemaker in a fight with a group of “intoxicated” Bahamian men at the Atlantis resort early yesterday morning, according to a local event promoter.

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Collie hits out at PLP after Gray admission on letter

November 11, 2016

FREE National Movement Chairman Sidney Collie yesterday fired the latest shots in the ongoing war of words surrounding that $2.1bn agri-fisheries proposal with Chinese investors, as he criticised Agriculture Minister V. Alfred Gray for his admission that he had not revoked his letter authorising the Bahamas ambassador to China to discuss the plan.

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MPs argue over aid for Grand Bahama

November 08, 2016

FREE National Movement Deputy Leader Peter Turnquest yesterday said Grand Bahamians continued to be exposed to the elements, as he accused the government of taking too long to bring relief to those who suffered severe loss as a result of Hurricane Matthew.

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Row over Chinese erupts in House

November 08, 2016

Renewed accusations over Agriculture Minister V. Alfred Gray's involvement with a proposed $2.1 billion joint venture agri-fisheries initiative with the Chinese in Andros yesterday fueled an intense spat in the House of Assembly between the MICAL MP and East Grand Bahama MP Peter Turnquest.

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