October 22, 2015
FORMER Transport and Aviation Minister Glenys Hanna Martin.
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THE $1.2m write-off of a tenant’s $3.3m rent arrears at the Lynden Pindling International Airport was part of a resolution to a complex matter through several administrations caused in part by challenges that arose when airport traffic projections made by the Nassau Airport Development Company Ltd (NAD) did not materialise, former Transport and Aviation Minister Glenys Hanna Martin said yesterday.
THE Department of Meteorology’s Doppler radar has been fixed, Transport and Aviation Minister Glenys Hanna Martin said yesterday.
TEN months after plans to purchase four Doppler radar systems were announced, Transport and Aviation minister Glenys Hanna Martin yesterday confirmed that a phased acquisition of the new “state-of-the-art” equipment will not start until next year.
AVIATION and Transport Minister Glenys Hanna Martin has warned the Bahamas Air Traffic Controllers Union that the government will not compromise on the security of the Lynden Pindling International Airport after air traffic controllers protested a new security measure, causing flight delays of up to four hours on Saturday.
THE MINISTER of Transport and Aviation has urged drivers to be aware of the risks associated with dangerous driving after two serious traffic accidents in New Providence on Thursday led to two deaths and four people being detained in hospital, two men with critical injuries.
IF further investigations on the findings of a recent audit report into the operations of the Road Traffic Department uncover activity of a criminal nature, officials are prepared to prosecute those involved to the fullest extent of the law.
TRANSPORT and Aviation Minister Glenys Hanna Martin yesterday announced immediate changes to the water sports industry in New Providence, including increased surveillance of the industry’s operations.
TRANSPORT and Aviation Minister Glenys Hanna Martin criticised Long Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner yesterday, calling her a “nasty, vicious and vile political opportunist” after the MP accused her of lacking compassion toward the victims of alleged sexual assaults.
LONG Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner yesterday blasted Transport and Aviation Minister Glenys Hanna Martin over her response to the United States Embassy in Nassau’s ban on its employees using Jet Ski rentals in the capital saying it lacked “compassion” toward the victims of the alleged sex crimes.
TRANSPORT and Aviation Minister Glenys Hanna Martin said officials are discussing using police and Royal Bahamas Defence Force officers to assist her ministry in patrolling beaches and enforcing the rules of the water sports industry.
TRANSPORT and Aviation Minister Glenys Hanna Martin yesterday revealed that Royal Bahamas Police Force officials are currently probing missing resources at the Road Traffic Department’s Abaco office valued at more than $660,000.
TRANSPORT and Aviation Minister Glenys Hanna Martin yesterday said the government is “actively considering” enhancing the capacity of the Department of Meteorology.
TRANSPORT and Aviation Minister Glenys Hanna Martin said yesterday she was disappointed that the Department of Meteorology has been drawn into public disrepute after forecasters did an exemplary job as Hurricane Joaquin made its way to the central and southern Bahamas.