Disputes

BTC Responds to Misleading Headline €œBTC blames parent for non-compliance, beyond our control€
BTC Responds to Misleading Headline “BTC blames parent for non-compliance, beyond our control”

March 13, 2020

BTC addresses the unfortunate headline -“BTC blames parent company for non-compliance, beyond our control” - in the March 11th edition of the Tribune newspaper...

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Bahamian project remains in limbo as Crown land conflict unresolved
Bahamian project remains in limbo as Crown land conflict unresolved

March 11, 2020

Many people are waiting to see how a brewing conflict over prime Crown land on the western portion of Paradise Island will play out...

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Families File Lawsuits Over Dorian Insurance Payouts
Families File Lawsuits Over Dorian Insurance Payouts

March 11, 2020

LAWSUITS have been filed against insurance companies in Freeport over their alleged failure to make proper payment for insurance claims filed over property damage associated with Hurricane Dorian...

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Davis' comments on RCI 'irresponsible', says D'Aguilar

March 10, 2020

Tourism Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar yesterday fired back at Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Brave Davis for making an “irresponsible” promise to cancel a lease for Crown land on Paradise Island that the government is negotiating with Royal Caribbean International (RCI), noting that the project will be “enormously impactful” for The Bahamas.

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'If Perry Christie was running, you would know'

March 10, 2020

Perry Christie.Former Prime Minister Perry Christie yesterday denied rumors that he intends to run in the next general election. Christie said his focus is on supporting the current leadership of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP)...

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Christie says RCI PI deal is 'not the right way'

March 10, 2020

Former Prime Minister Perry G. Christie speaks with students celebrating Commonwealth Day yesterday. RACARDO THOMASFormer Prime Minister Perry Christie said yesterday that the lease of land on Paradise Island to Royal Caribbean International (RCI) would be a "fundamental error" by the government...

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Water Union Chief Suspended For Asking If WSC Was A Plantation
Water Union Chief Suspended For Asking If WSC Was A Plantation

March 05, 2020

WATER and Sewerage Management Union (WSMU) president Montgomery Miller claims he was suspended for two days by the Water and Sewage Corporation (WSC) for questioning the authority...

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I've paid up. - Well, prove it
I've paid up. - Well, prove it

March 05, 2020

EDUCATION Loan Authority chairman Miriam Emmanuel would not say yesterday if Senator Ranard Henfield was accurate about repaying his student loan to the government, suggesting the authority is still awaiting proof from him...

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Davis hits back

February 27, 2020

Philip Brave Davis.Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis' attack on the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) during a rally on Tuesday night was nothing but a "sad and painful" distraction from his government's failures, PLP Leader Philip Brave Davis said yesterday...

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'I used Dorian donations where they were needed'
'I used Dorian donations where they were needed'

February 24, 2020

EMBATTLED HeadKnowles Foundation co-founder Lia Head-Rigby maintained she committed no impropriety after crowdfunding giant GoFundMe told The Tribune she withdrew, but did not transfer...

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GoThankYou: Online platform pays 200k to cover 'lost' Dorian donations
GoThankYou: Online platform pays 200k to cover 'lost' Dorian donations

February 21, 2020

CROWDFUNDING giant GoFundMe will donate more than $200,000 to the HeadKnowles Foundation, signalling its support for Gina Knowles as she tries to recover funds from charity co-founder Lia Head-Rigby...

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That€™S Not Your Job, Mr Speaker
That’S Not Your Job, Mr Speaker

February 21, 2020

AS AN "impartial arbiter," House Speaker Halson Moultrie should not be calling for action or legislation on any matter regardless of his convictions, attorney Wayne Munroe insisted yesterday...

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Miller Dismisses Fnm Mid-Year Budget As Woefully Deficient
Miller Dismisses Fnm Mid-Year Budget As Woefully Deficient

February 20, 2020

THE Minnis administration's mid-year budget is "woefully deficient", charged Golden Isles MP Vaughn Miller, insisting government did not do enough to show it was prepared for the impending 2020 hurricane season...

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400k Dorian Funds Lawsuit
400k Dorian Funds Lawsuit

February 20, 2020

GINA Knowles, a co-founder of the HeadKnowles Foundation, has sued her former partner Lia Head-Rigby and her husband, accusing them of using GoFundMe funds for personal use while violating a mandate to send all the donations to The Bahamas...

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Saunders - Miller Doesn€™T Scare Me
Saunders - Miller Doesn’T Scare Me

February 20, 2020

TALL Pines MP Donald Saunders said yesterday his record alone will thwart off any challenge by former area MP Leslie Miller...

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Police called after row between man and woman at Freeport NIB Building
Police called after row between man and woman at Freeport NIB Building

February 14, 2020

POLICE were called to a disturbance at the National Insurance Building in Freeport where a man and woman were involved in an argument on Valentine's Day...

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Darkies Remark Forces Apology

February 12, 2020

A PLP official has issued a public apology after coming under fire for controversial remarks about “darkies” she made at a PLP rally on Monday night. While introducing PLP Senator Dr Michael Darville at the party’s campaign launch on Monday night, PLP National Vice-Chair Patricia Deveaux bragged about the party having attractive members, rather than a “bunch of darkies.” “We have a real doctor coming down tonight...

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Davis Puts His Case To Be The Next Prime Minister
Davis Puts His Case To Be The Next Prime Minister

February 11, 2020

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party leader Philip "Brave" Davis made his case for replacing Dr Hubert Minnis as prime minister during a campaign launch last night, two weeks after Dr Minnis launched his own re-election bid...

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'Frustrated' WSC workers strike today
'Frustrated' WSC workers strike today

February 11, 2020

THE union representing Water and Sewerage Corporation workers plans to strike today, angered by lingering issues and alleged staff "abuse"...

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Smith And Gibson Sue For Damages: Cleared Of Corruption, Now They Hit Back For €˜Malicious Prosecution€™
Smith And Gibson Sue For Damages: Cleared Of Corruption, Now They Hit Back For ‘Malicious Prosecution’

February 11, 2020

SHANE Gibson and Frank Smith have sued the government for malicious prosecution and are seeking aggravated and exemplary damages stemming from the bribery charges they were acquitted of last year...

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