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December 17, 2012
Oh how I Love Christmas

Dear Editor,

I love Christmas for all of the traditional reasons. However, I also love the fact that the garbage collection folks came twice this week, Water and Sewerage delivered a full case of filters and the paper delivery lady came early, etc.
Oh how I love Christmas!

- Charles W.B. Farrington

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Public Notice From Ministry of Environment and Housing
October 29, 2012
Public Notice From Ministry of Environment and Housing

THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SERVICES IS ADVISING THE PUBLIC TO PROPERLY SECURE ANY ITEMS THAT MAY BECOME AIR BORNE DURING THE PERIOD OF EXPECTED INCLEMENT WEATHER.

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June 12, 2012
The distribution of income and property

Dear Editor,

There is a nebulous myth here in The Bahamas that there is and has been a gradual equalization in income and property ownership amongst our people. I suggest that that is, in fact, far from reality. While in a utopian world we might all wish that each reasonable citizen should have the right to have a sustainable income and have unfettered access to property ownership, this scenar...

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June 11, 2012
Dorsett to establish help desk in garbage mayhem

As residents boil with frustration on the issue of slow garbage collection, the minister of the environment says he is looking to establish a help desk to foster better communication and more accountability.
Kenred Dorsett confirmed to Guardian Business that close to 50 percent of its 22-truck fleet is not operational. He admitted that the fleet's reduction has placed a strain on the Department of...

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June 06, 2012
Statement by Minister of Environment on Delay in Collection of Garbage in New Providence

Upon taking office in my ministry three weeks ago I found that there are
some challenges with the Department of Environmental Health and the
timely collection of garbage around the island.  One of the challenges
is the fact that of the Department's fleet of 22 garbage trucks only 12
are operational. This is one of the issues that I intend to tackle as
the Minister responsible. I will spe...

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June 07, 2012
Maynard tells PM stay out of FNM business

Prime Minister Perry Christie ought to focus less attention on the Free National Movement (FNM) and more on combating the country's escalating crime problem, FNM Chairman Charles Maynard said in a statement yesterday.

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June 06, 2012
Appeals to PLP Government & Environmen​tal Health to a address Garbage_Collection

Numerous reports have been flooding in to the FNM Headquarters and FNM constituency offices regarding the erratic or lack of garbage collection over the past four (4) weeks

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April 26, 2012
Bahamas Waste eyes 50 cut to fuel costs

Bahamas Waste is ramping up its biodiesel division in an effort to cut the company's oil and gas bill by an impressive 50 percent.
The innovative program, representing more than $1 million in investment, is now allocating additional funds to bring in more tanks to speed up the process of converting cooking oil into fuel. The upgrade will allow Bahamas Waste to run two processes simultaneously and...

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February 01, 2012
The unfinished agenda

Dear Editor,
 
The prime minister is no political fool.  Yes, there are and have been numerous occasions when he would have appeared to be out of his depth but, over-all, he has done and continues to do a fairly 'remarkable' job as head of government.
He and I have some fundamental 'differences' in that his 'word', in some circumstances insofar as I am concerned, is not worth a hill of b...

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December 21, 2011
Biodiesel, Baha Mar Hold Promise For Bahamas Waste In 2012

The managing director of Bahamas Waste says 2011 has been an exciting yet challenging year.

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