TOUGHER requirements are on the way for contractors seeking work from the Water and Sewerage Corporation, according to its chairman Adrian Gibson.
WHILE I’m still hobbled with my injured knee, the barbershop right around the corner from my house, has become my chill spot, from about 10.30am when I’m off air until about 2.00pm when I embark on the dreaded “school run”.
BAHAMIAN athlete turned Rhodes Scholar neurosurgeon Myron Rolle, yesterday condemned claims that he sexually harassed multiple women, including a popular actress.
BAHAMAS Carnival will return to Clifford Park for its fifth year with organisers keenly focused on drawing international crowds to the growing parade.
CHIEF Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt gave an absolute discharge to a doctor who blasted another man in the legs with a shotgun.
The Bahamas Telecommunications Company’s (BTC) owner yesterday hailed the carrier as “a gift that is going to keep on giving” through increased profitability despite its mobile struggles.
THE body of a man was found in a well on Cat Island on Thursday night.
THE Court of Appeal has ordered two police officers to be retried over the death of a 20-year-old man while he was in their custody seven years ago.
NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames yesterday said assault rifles have now become the weapon of choice, insisting the country had seen the last of the “rock and bottle generation”.
NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames yesterday said testing on the Marco Alert software is complete, with the rollout of the system expected to occur before mid-year.
FORMER Prime Ministers Hubert Ingraham and Perry Christie will be invited this year to accept the government’s Order of Nation award, the same honour they rejected last year, according to Mark Humes, chairman of the advisory committee for national honours.
Deputy Prime Minister K Peter Turnquest last night cautioned that The Bahamas’ “hasn’t arrived yet” despite Moody’s ‘outlook’ upgrade indicating the Government has regained some of its fiscal credibility.
HEALTH Minister Dr Duane Sands confirmed the case of measles in the four-year-old tourist yesterday. He said the timeline of travel and illness onset strongly suggest the child’s exposure to measles occurred prior to his arrival in The Bahamas.
THE Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) joined the frontlines in the fight against hunger with a produce donation to the Bahamas Feeding Network (BFN) last week.
WATER and Sewerage Corporation Chairman Adrian Gibson has ordered a right sizing exercise in all departments at the organisation.
UNDER heavy security detail, 112 Haitians will be deported to Port-au-Prince, Haiti this morning, the Department of Immigration announced yesterday.
THE NATIONAL Neighbourhood Watch Council Day will take place February 23, Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police Stephen Dean said yesterday.
IT IS welcome news that the deportation of illegal Haitian migrants is being resumed and that our country’s embassy staff have returned to their posts in Port-au-Prince. But, even though the civil unrest there has reportedly died down - at least for now - the latest violence should be a wake-up call for us in The Bahamas.
There’s an old so-called negro hymn which goes: “ It’s me, it’s me. it’s me oh Lord, standing in the name of prayer.....not my mother, not my father, but it’s me oh Lord....” The words of that hymn could well apply to individuals and the very nation itself.
As a Canadian who has visited Nassau multiple times, I feel I must comment on the working conditions of the horses travelling Bay Street each day.