November 5, 2013
BEC Chairman Leslie Miller
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BAHAMAS Electricity Corporation Executive Chairman Leslie Miller said people must “look at the big picture” with Baha Mar, concentrating on getting the resort open rather than on the developer’s failure to pay its hefty electricity fees.
ENGINE failures at both the Blue Hills and Clifton Pier power stations caused an island-wide power outage across New Providence yesterday afternoon, according to Bahamas Electricity Corporation Executive Chairman Leslie Miller.
CHAIRMAN Leslie Miller said Bahamians are in for a “long, hot, rough” summer as the Bahamas Electricity Corporation continues to experience challenges with generators at its two power plants.
CUSTOMERS may see a cost reduction in their electricity bill in July, Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) Chairman Leslie Miller confirmed yesterday.
UNLESS the government immediately fires Bahamas Electricity Corporation Executive Chairman Leslie Miller, the Bahamas Electrical Workers Union will not support BEC’s restructuring process, BEWU President Paul Maynard said yesterday.
A "fire in the trenches" at the Blue Hills power station caused a massive power outage across New Providence on Friday afternoon, Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) chairman Leslie Miller has confirmed. And he warned customers to expect disruption in supply until Sunday.
TALL PINES MP Leslie Miller has apologised for his "ignorant" remarks regarding the inaugural Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival.
BAHAMAS Electricity Corporation Chairman Leslie Miller has moved forward with a lawsuit against President of the Bahamas Electrical Workers Union Paul Maynard for defamation and libel. Court documents will be filed tomorrow or at the latest next Tuesday, according lawyer Owen Wells, who represents Mr Miller.
TALL Pines MP Leslie Miller said yesterday if the government was “serious” about “stopping wastage” in the public sector it would start by cutting back on union benefits.
TALL Pines MP Leslie Miller is sounding the alarm over “contentious parts” of the soon to be tabled Gaming Bill, adding that he will adamantly oppose elements of the Bill that favour foreigners over Bahamians.
BAHAMAS Electricity Corporation Executive Chairman Leslie Miller yesterday contradicted a statement sent by the company warning customers with overdue balances to pay their outstanding bills by tomorrow or be disconnected.
BAHAMAS Electricity Corporation Executive Chairman Leslie Miller yesterday said the corporation now faces threats of legal action following leaks of information concerning large sums of money owed by high-profile customers.
LESLIE Miller, Bahamas Electricity Corporation Executive chairman, says he has no concerns about the Financial Intelligence Unit probe into the way his family paid the money it owed BEC.
BAHAMAS Electricity Corporation Executive Chairman Leslie Miller said yesterday that an image of an outstanding electricity bill in his name that was circulating on the Internet yesterday was “manufactured”.
BAHAMAS Electricity Corporation Chairman Leslie Miller yesterday denied “assisting anyone in getting free electricity” and facilitating illegal hookups at his Summer Winds Plaza Complex.
TWO Bahamas Electricity Corporation cashiers were questioned by management yesterday after they allegedly accepted $100,000 in cash towards paying off the electricity bill arrears for BEC Chairman Leslie Miller’s family-owned business.
THE daughters of Bahamas Electricity Corporation Executive Chairman Leslie Miller paid $100,000 on the electricity bill for their family-owned business yesterday, Mr Miller told The Tribune.
FREE National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday said he has “no idea” what Prime Minister Perry Christie was thinking when he appointed Leslie Miller as executive chairman of the Bahamas Electricity Corporation in view of Mr Miller’s reported admission that he owes the corporation nearly a quarter of a million dollars in outstanding electricity bills.
UNION leaders who represent employees at the Bahamas Electricity Corporation are “blood suckers” who are only worried about filling their pockets, even if it comes at the cost of the Bahamian people, the company’s Executive Chairman Leslie Miller said yesterday.
BEC CHAIRMAN Leslie Miller yesterday blamed the recent power outages throughout New Providence on “engine trips” at both the Clifton Pier and Baillou Hills Power Station.
BEC Chairman Leslie Miller said the corporation will move to crack down on abuse of overtime at facilities in the Family Islands as it makes substantial progress to reduce electricity costs.
TWO BEC women workers were held hostage and threatened with death by a group of men when they attempted to disconnect service at a Pinewood Gardens home.
THE Bahamas Crisis Centre yesterday criticised parliamentarians for making “a mockery of domestic violence” following comments by Leslie Miller in the House of Assembly.
LESLIE Miller, Tall Pines MP insisted yesterday that “I have never abused a woman in my entire life”. He claimed that his comments in Parliament last week were spoken in “jest”.
BEC CHAIRMAN Leslie Miller yesterday criticised the government’s plan to privatise the Bahamas Electricity Corporation and split it into two new separate entities – a plan he said is not in the best interest of the Bahamian people.
BAHAMAS Electricity Corporation Chairman Leslie Miller dispelled concerns that recent power outages in various areas of New Providence were a result of load shedding.
BEC CHAIRMAN Leslie Miller said yesterday the Corporation has decided to give employees their Christmas bonuses on one condition – they will receive no other bonus until the company is out of debt.
UNION boss Stephano Greene’s assertion that BEC workers will turn to robbery if they do not get their Christmas bonuses was labelled “unfortunate and callous” by BEC chairman Leslie Miller.
Voters in The Tribune poll have backed BEC chairman Leslie Miller in the row over benefits.
UNION president Stephano Green was warned that he will be fired from BEC if he insults chairman Leslie Miller one more time if strike action is initiated by union members.
BEC Chairman Leslie Miller warned union members there would be grave repercussions if workers acted on threats to disrupt operations at the corporation.
BEC chairman Leslie Miller yesterday blasted union efforts to block benefit cuts as selfish and greedy given the corporation’s economic turmoil.
TAKING their continuing war of words to another level, the Bahamas Electrical Workers Union has threatened to start representing employees of BEC chairman Leslie Miller’s private businesses – forcing Mr Miller to deal with the BEWU in order to make his own living.