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Minnis ‘unfamiliar’ on contract terms

FORMER Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis says he is not familiar with the contract of former Director of the Disaster Reconstruction Authority Katherine Forbes-Smith, adding that the government is entitled to challenge any irregularities it claims to find.

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Disaster authority head: no problem with zoning advice

KAY Forbes-Smith, head of the Bahamas Disaster Reconstruction Authority, said she has no issue with a new Inter-American Development Bank report that recommends prioritising zoning regulations in Abaco and East Grand Bahama, adding officials are preparing to discuss the issue with residents of those areas.

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Clearing confusion on Dorian donations

DISASTER Reconstruction Authority Managing Director Katherine Smith yesterday maintained the agency received $109,000 in cash from the Hurricane Dorian pledge conference back in January.

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Islands in line for new storm shelters

DISASTER Reconstruction Authority officials have set their sights on October 1 to begin construction of two shelters after Hurricane Dorian one year ago proved that churches and schools are not adequate to withstand storm force winds.

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Dorian pledges - just $109k in cash

SEVEN months after the Hurricane Dorian Pledging Conference was held, a government official said of the $1.77bn in pledges received at January’s event only $109,000 were actual cash donations.

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$30m spent on Dorian clean-up

Despite the challenges on Dorian stricken Abaco and Grand Bahama, more than $30m has been spent on clean up says the Disaster Reconstruction Authority (DRA) managing director.

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Unidentified victims to have individual graves

UNIDENTIFIED victims of Hurricane Dorian will be placed in individual graves, with a key recovery agency in the country urging that “no one should exploit” this issue. This, according to Disaster Reconstruction Authority Managing Director Katherine

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There was no ill intent, says Forbes-Smith as she misses disclosure deadline

FORMER Senate President Katherine Forbes-Smith yesterday told The Tribune there had been no ill intent behind her failure to file an asset disclosure for last year as required by law. Instead, the managing director of the Disaster Reconstruction Aut

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Don't be too quick to dismiss pledges, warns Forbes-Smith

KATHERINE Smith, managing director of Disaster Reconstruction Authority, has expressed her dismay over criticisms about pledges made during the Hurricane Dorian Pledging Conference held on Monday. While speaking to reporters in Grand Bahama on Wedne

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Forbes-Smith quits as president to lead reconstruction efforts

KATHERINE Forbes-Smith has resigned as president of the Senate and will become the managing director of the Disaster Reconstruction Authority, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis announced yesterday. John-Michael Clarke and Algernon Cargill will serve as


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