January 16, 2015
The BAMSI blaze in January 2015.
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DAVE Dion Moxey yesterday thanked Supreme Court jurors for their “honesty” after they found him not guilty for setting fire to a male dormitory at the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Sciences Institute (BAMSI) in January of 2015.
“IT IS worse than a crime—it is a mistake!” These were the words of alarm from the statesman Talleyrand after Emperor Napoleon ordered the summary execution of a popular rival in France.
THE government has approved the use of more than $2m to rebuild the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) dormitory that was destroyed by fire in early 2015, according to Agriculture and Marine Resources Minister V Alfred Gray yesterday.
THE fire damaged male dorm at the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Sciences Institute (BAMSI) in North Andros will be rebuilt as a co-ed structure, Minister of Works Philip “Brave” Davis said yesterday.
THE Bahamas Agriculture & Marine Science Institute dormitory set on fire in January will not be repaired until all other BAMSI buildings are completed, Deputy Prime Minister Philip “Brave” Davis told reporters yesterday.
In the 1969 agitprop film Inextinguishable Fire, German media artist Harun Farocki delivers sterile yet pregnant commentary on the Vietnam War through the lens of one of its most devastating consequences: the use of napalm.
OFFICIALS investigating the fire-damaged dormitory at the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute have said the structure does not have to be demolished despite its condition, according to Ministry of Works Director John Canton.
MONTAGU MP Richard Lightbourn yesterday demanded that the government “come clean” over the fire damaged dorm at the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Sciences Institute (BAMSI) amid lingering concerns over the building’s insurance policy.
BAHAMAS Agriculture and Marine Sciences Institute contractor Audley Hanna yesterday said he was confident that issues concerning insurance for the institute’s fire damaged dormitory will be resolved amicably with the government.
AGRICULTURE Minister V Alfred Gray yesterday said he was unable to answer questions persisting over Southern Alliance, the company reportedly responsible for the insurance of the Bahamas Agricultural and Marine Sciences Institute’s dormitory, which was destroyed by fire in January.
WORKS Minister Philip “Brave” Davis yesterday admitted that the dormitory destroyed by fire at the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) in Andros last month was not insured at the time of the incident due to negligence on the part of the contractor.
A 50-YEAR-OLD man is to face court today in connection with the fire that ripped through a dormitory at the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute in Andros last month.
GOVERNMENT officials expect a report in two weeks on the fire at the Bahamas Agricultural and Marine Sciences Institute and are “moving very expeditiously” to repair the destroyed dormitory, said Minister of State in the Ministry of Works Arnold Forbes.
POLICE are still investigating the arson attack that left a dorm at the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Sciences Institute gutted, despite reports last week that a disgruntled employee admitted being the culprit.
IT WILL cost over $120,000 to repair the male dormitory at the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute after last week’s fire gutted the building, according to BAMSI contractor Audley Hanna.
THE fire that severely damaged a male dormitory at the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Sciences Institute (BAMSI) was the result of arson, officials told The Tribune yesterday.
A DORMITORY at the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute in Andros was severely damaged by fire yesterday.