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Govt following guidance on Johnson & Johnson vaccine

HEALTH and Wellness Minister Dr Michael Darville said local officials have stopped administering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine for some time now following a United States regulator’s advisory that it is limiting use of the jab.

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Darville: Efforts to improve vaccine rates ‘not effective’

HEALTH and Wellness Minister Dr Michael Darville said social mobilisation, inclusive of gifts and prices, were not effective in sparking uptake of COVID-19 vaccines in The Bahamas.

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Couple in court accused of receiving stolen television

A COUPLE was charged in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday with receiving a stolen item.

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We want PM - not the PR

Seems the OPM has totally adopted the US system of a “policy-stating Director of Public Relations”... a position that should simply tell the facts — certainly never editorialise and just state the “policy” oh, sorry guy, no attacking a critical comment from the free press except correcting misinformation.

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What are the rules on masks?

Clarification, has the Ministry of Health and Wellness cancelled the wear mask mandate?

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Baha Mar snub

BAHA MAR... snubbed By PM! Years open incredible success but celebration snubbed by Prime Minister - Deputy Prime Minister-Minister of Tourism and virtually all of Cabinet as they were off to Regatta! A massive red-letter day...massive investor confidence, but No.

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The cost of hosting sport events

July 10th, 2023 will be our 50th anniversary of Independence — certainly we should celebrate and celebrate but let’s use some sense and purpose.

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Raising the rates for NIB

So, PM Davis will not increase the level of NIB Contributions although the experts, the IMO actuaries say NIB must have higher contributions and experts for 10 plus years have been telling Government it is a must..

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The right use of official titles

TITLES - right to use prefixes before ones name an issue as there is unfortunately many who abuse and are never corrected.

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STATESIDE: Victory doubts over GOP vote?

THE Republicans are widely favored to win majorities in both the House of Representatives and the Senate this November. This has been a heartening rallying cry for the GOP, but their increasingly smug assurance of victory might be faltering a bit these days.