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Registrar’s technology ‘generations behind’

The Attorney General yesterday conceded that the July 14 target date for the Registrar General’s Department to launch complete online company incorporations had been missed, adding that its technology was “generations behind”.

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Governor General praises nation’s media for positive contribution

TRUE to her pledge to use her high office to promote peace and national unity, Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling hosted members of the media to a luncheon at Government House on Mount Fitzwilliam on Wednesday.

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Lightbourn: AG’s legal opinion is wrong

MONTAGU MP Richard Lightbourn shot down a legal opinion from the Office of the Attorney General that dismisses the legality of the Public Accounts Committee to summon the Urban Renewal co-chairs as part of the PAC’s investigation into the programme.

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Overcoming workplace generation differences

Much has been written on the behavioural tendencies of the different generations in the workplace.

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Government's watchdog 'robbed' of independence

By NEIL HARTNELL Tribune Business Editor The Auditor-General is being "robbed of administrative independence" because he cannot initiate prosecutions where corruption and fraud involving public monies is suspected, a Public Accounts Committee report noti

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Government's watchdog 'robbed' of independence

By NEIL HARTNELL Tribune Business Editor The Auditor-General is being "robbed of administrative independence" because he cannot initiate prosecutions where corruption and fraud involving public monies is suspected, a Public Accounts Committee report noti

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Government's watchdog 'robbed' of independence

By NEIL HARTNELL Tribune Business Editor The Auditor-General is being "robbed of administrative independence" because he cannot initiate prosecutions where corruption and fraud involving public monies is suspected, a Public Accounts Committee report noti

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Government's watchdog 'robbed' of independence

Government's watchdog 'robbed' of independence By NEIL HARTNELL Tribune Business Editor The Auditor-General is being "robbed of administrative independence" because he cannot initiate prosecutions where corruption and fraud involving public monies is su

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BPL makes provision for renewable funding

BAHAMAS Power & Light (BPL) has set aside financing to incorporate renewables into its energy generation mix, its newly-appointed chief executive said yesterday.

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BPL adds 25MW to meet forecast summer demand

A TOP Bahamas Power & Light (BPL) executive yesterday admitted the utility has been forced to secure 25 megawatts (MW) of extra rental generation to meet the summer demand.

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BPL to unveil $95m power plant boost

Bahamas Power & Light (BPL) will today unveil a $95m deal for a major upgrade of its New Providence generation capacity to take effect by summer’s end.

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Secretary General of Commonwealth begins visit

COMMONWEALTH Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma was due to arrive yesterday for a three-day official visit to The Bahamas, during which he is scheduled to meet the Governor General, the Prime Minister, the Deputy Prime Minister, the Attorney General and other senior government officials.

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Registrar General appointed

THE Office of the Attorney General and Ministry of Legal Affairs has announced the appointment of attorney E Sally-Ann Lockhart-Pratt to the position of registrar general.

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What is latest on Governor General’s health?

On April 7, both The Nassau Guardian and The Tribune broke the story of Governor General C.A. Smith falling ill while on official duty in North Eleuthera at P.A. Gibson Primary School.

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Minnis: What has government to hide over gun case?

FNM leader Dr Hubert Minnis has urged the government to explain what it has to hide over a gun case that was dismissed under unusual circumstances.

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WORLD VIEW: Strongman-ism in the House of the Americas

In one year and eight months’ time the present holder of the Office of Secretary-General of the Organisation of American States (OAS) will end his current term. Judging from his recent utterances, Luis Almagro, might not offer himself for a second term although he has not said so specifically.

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Brace for post election rise ‘to save’ BPL

Bahamians were yesterday warned to brace for electricity rate rises after the 2017 general election “no matter who the Government is”, a former Cabinet Minister arguing this was “essential to save” Bahamas Power & Light (BPL).

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Outages have not led to increase in generator sales

FREQUENT power cuts in New Providence have not sparked an uptick in generator sales, according to one supplier of generators. Nor have the power cuts led to an increase in requests to the government to import solar panel systems. While solar systems

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$95m overhaul promises to be end of BPL generation woe

THE acquisition and installation of seven new Wärtsilä tri-fuel generation engines by Bahamas Power & Light was yesterday pitched as the “end” to the utility provider’s longstanding electricity generation woes.

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Governor General

Reading the Constitution as to the Office of Governor General, Article 32, it is interesting it provides for the appointment, but seemingly does not stipulate once appointed how long is the tenure of being Governor General.