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October 03, 2018
Town Meeting Held for Owners and Operator of Taxicabs

The Ministry of Transport and Local Government hosted a Town Meeting with owners and operators of taxicabs on Monday evening, October 1, 2018 at the National Training...

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February 06, 2018
Taxicab plates are still being leased despite Minnis pledge

Leasing of taxicab plates remains a rampant issue in the industry despite the Minnis administration's promise to regulate the area,In May 2017, the government announced in its Speech from the Throne that it would "review and give consideration to the

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January 17, 2014
Talks underway on taxicab credit card payment services

Months after a dispute emerged between the Ministry of Transport, the Bahamas Taxicab Union and a group of taxi drivers about promoting its credit card payment services to visitors arriving at the airport, all parties are now in conciliatory talks to resolve outstanding issues.
"We have been given a space in the call up system, so when you come down and you walk out of the airport, you now have th...

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November 21, 2013
Taxicab drivers protest outside House of Assembly

Dozens of taxicab drivers joined by a handful of straw market vendors protested outside of the House of Assembly yesterday over a proposal to move the taxi drivers from Prince George Dock.
Several of the drivers said the government does not appear concerned that they have been struggling to make a living, noting that the move would "cripple them".
However, in a statement the Ministry of Transport ...

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December 02, 2010
Taxicab driver killed in home invasion

Freeport, Grand Bahama - A sixty-two-year-old man was shot dead yesterday after thugs broke into his residence, reportedly in search of money.
The victim has been officially identified as Taleus Fatal, who was a taxi-cab driver. According to police reports three bandits broke into Fatal's home on Gouge Lane around 1:30 a.m. and demanded cash from Fatal, his wife and daughter who were home at the t...

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July 02, 2020
39We need to rethink 50 capacity limit39

AFTER months of being out of business due to the COVID-19 restrictions, taxicab drivers say they are happy to resume operations now that international travel has resumed in the country.Speaking to reporters outside Lynden Pindling International Airpo

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March 20, 2018
Taxi drivers fear being 'squeezed out' of industry

Taxicab drivers in Grand Bahama gathered at the Road Traffic Department (RTD) on Monday fed up over alleged unfair practices they claim are going on at the harbour.

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June 12, 2018
Taxi drivers fear they are being targeted after deadly shootings

BAHAMAS Taxicab Union President Philip Watkins said yesterday there is growing fear among cab drivers that they are being targeted in the wake of the shooting deaths of two of their colleagues over the past week.A distraught Mr Watkins told The Tribu

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June 20, 2019
Budget Contribution by Minister Renward Wells

Contribution of Hon. Renward R. Wells Member of Parliament (Bamboo Town) Minister of Transport and Local Government to the Budget Debate – Fiscal Year 2019/2020...

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March 04, 2016
Vendors will not bow out on efforts to remain on Cabbage Beach

CABBAGE Beach Vendors Association president Monique Taylor on Friday said members of her association will not bow out or relent in their efforts to ensure that they remain on the Paradise Island beach.

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