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PLP Chairman slams Minnis for refusing to meet PM over Baha Mar

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Chairman Bradley Roberts has blasted Opposition Leader Dr Hubert Minnis for refusing to meet with Prime Minister Perry Christie over the government’s approach in the aftermath of Baha Mar’s chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.

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Masked raiders take cash in Treasure Cay armed robbery

TWO masked armed men robbed a business establishment in Treasure Cay, Abaco, of cash on Thursday night.

Panthers set to host Independence volleyball tournament

IN an effort to provide an opportunity for the local players to get ready for the New Providence Volleyball Association season, the Central Gas Lady Panthers Club is scheduled to host its first Independence Volleyball Tournament.

Businesswoman infuriated at poor Immigration service

CEVA Seymour, operator of Regions, is so fed up and frustrated with the inefficient, slow and poor service concerning the processing of applications for naturalisation and citizenship at the Department of Immigration that she has stopped accepting further applications.

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Grand Bahama stabbings leave three in hospital

THREE people are in hospital following separate stabbings in Grand Bahama on Thursday, police have reported.

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UPDATED: Grand Bahama ‘car crash’ death now a murder - man, 18, arrested

GRAND Bahama police have arrested a Caravel Beach teenager in connection with the stabbing death of a man on Thursday which had been reported initially as a traffic accident.

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Chipman warns of major impact as US moves to open Cuban embassy

THE United States’ recent decision to open an embassy in Cuba will have a “major impact” on the Bahamas from a tourism standpoint, according to St Anne’s MP Hubert Chipman, who added that the Bahamas will now have to “do better with our services in order to attract more people into this country”.

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Gomez and Chinese bank argue against Chapter 11 ruling

A SUPREME Court judge yesterday dashed Baha Mar CEO Sarkis Izmirlian’s hope for an immediate approval of his motion to uphold, in the Bahamas, a recent ruling in Baha Mar’s ongoing Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in the United States.

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Baha Mar says govt objection could lead to staff reductions

BAHA MAR warned yesterday that the Bahamian government’s objection in the Supreme Court to advancing its US Chapter 11 bankruptcy process could result in the resort making “drastic and regrettable steps, including substantial staff reductions”.

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Govt to pay salary of Baha Mar staff

Attorney General fears implications for sovereignty

THE government will foot the estimated $7.5 million bill to pay the salaries of Baha Mar workers this month in a bid to block them from being used as “pawns” in the resort’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy claim, according to Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson yesterday.