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Questions for Attorney General

I have read with interest Sean McWeeney’s comments regarding the powers of the Attorney General, published in Tuesday, February 5th’s edition of The Tribune which failed to provide definitive answers, as was my expectation, and which provided the stimulus for the following follow-up questions:

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BPL targets fall 2021 for rental generation end

Bahamas Power & Light (BPL) last night confirmed it aims to end its reliance on rental generation by fall 2021 in a move that would save long-suffering consumers $2m-plus per month.

BPL can ‘undervalue’ price consumers get for renewable energy

Bahamas Power & Light (BPL) will initially be allowed to “undervalue” the price it pays to purchase renewable energy generated by its residential customers, according to proposals released yesterday.

SUPERGREEN SOLUTIONS: Avoiding cost, discomfort when BPL does its thing

How much does it cost when your power goes out? I know people who spent many hundreds of dollars running their generator after Hurricane Matthew last year. Since hurricane season is knocking at our door again, it is a question worth asking. Business

Governor General should not be a political post

There is no such thing as a PLP Governor General or FNM Governor General

Crossing the generation gap

By Ian Ferguson Much has been said and written on the differences between the four generations present in today's workforce. A number of titles have been given to them, but for the purpose of this discourse, we will refer to them as Traditionalist, Baby

Crossing the generation gap

By Ian Ferguson Much has been said and written on the differences between the four generations present in today's workforce. A number of titles have been given to them, but for the purpose of this discourse, we will refer to them as Traditionalist, Baby

Crossing the generation gap

By Ian Ferguson Much has been said and written on the differences between the four generations present in today's workforce. A number of titles have been given to them, but for the purpose of this discourse, we will refer to them as Traditionalist, Baby

Governor at PLP rally

EDITOR, The Tribune. I see that former Governor General Arthur Hanna attended a recent PLP rally in North Andros. To my recollection, no former Bahamian Governor General has attended a partisan political event such as a rally after demitting office. This

Governor at PLP rally

EDITOR, The Tribune. I see that former Governor General Arthur Hanna attended a recent PLP rally in North Andros. To my recollection, no former Bahamian Governor General has attended a partisan political event such as a rally after demitting office. This

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BEC plan to buy generators branded a waste of money

BAHAMAS Electrical Workers Union (BEWU) President Paul Maynard said yesterday the corporation’s proposed plan to buy generators is a “waste of money”.

IAN FERGUSON: Bridging generational workforce gaps

OUR world seems to have regressed when it comes to respect and acceptance of those who are different.

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Governor General pays her respects to officer's family

GOVERNOR General Dame Marguerite Pindling paid respects to the family of late Aide-de-Camp to the Governor General, Police Inspector Carlis Blatch at their home in Yellow Elder on Sunday. The widely-respected aide-de-camp was shot in front of his da

IAN FERGUSON: ‘Shout outs’ to the employee ‘X’ factor

We are products of our environment. Much of the culture that generations live out is as a direct result of what they have seen.

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Families accused of hoarding aid

DEPUTY Prime Minister Peter Turnquest is concerned about people in Grand Bahama hoarding relief supplies such as power generators.

BEC crisis ‘now nine out of 10’

BEC’s energy crisis is “now at nine out of 10”, with a former minister responsible for the Corporation telling Tribune Business the generator purchases announced last week would do little to ease New Providence’s woes.

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Upgrades to bring Registrar General 'into 21st century'

The Attorney General yesterday said the Government wanted the Registrar General’s Department to match leading ‘ease of business’ jurisdictions such as Singapore, adding that plans to make key services completely electronic would bring it “into the 21st century”.

Attorney General 'open' to talks with non-profits on compliance

WHEN it comes to compliance of non-profit organisation regulations, the Office of the Attorney General is open to creating special arrangements with NPOs similar to what it has arranged for churches. “The attorney general says the office is prepared

IAN FERGUSON: Business strategies to last a generation

Each New Year brings with it a time of reflection for individuals and businesses alike. As 2018 is on its way out, small and medium-sized businesses must take the opportunity to examine the past year, with all its peaks and valleys, and plan for the upcoming 2019 with those lessons in mind.

Mother Pratt deputises for Governor General

FORMER Deputy Prime Minister Cynthia “Mother” Pratt will serve as deputy to the governor general while Governor General Sir Cornelius A Smith is out of the country for a few days.