Disputes

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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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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