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Former Deputy Prime Minister Desmond Bannister.

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BPL ‘requires over $500m’ as Bannister blasts ‘insult’

An ex-deputy prime minister yesterday branded the Government’s handling of Bahamas Power & Light (BPL) reforms “an insult to the Bahamian people” as it emerged the utility’s “financing needs” exceed $500m.

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Minister ‘mischaracterised’ BPL’s $21m cost overrun

A Cabinet minister was yesterday accused of “mischaracterising” a review of Bahamas Power & Light’s (BPL) key generation investment by suggesting it had incurred a $21m cost “overrun”.

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Ex-DPM challenges Gov’t on engineer’s BPL report

An ex-deputy prime minister yesterday challenged the Government “in the interests of transparency and accountability” to disclose an engineer’s report justifying the choice of Station A for Bahamas Power & Light’s (BPL) baseload generation.

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Ex-DPM: ‘Disgraceful’ failure to improve BPL

The Government was yesterday accused of a “disgraceful” failure to build on prior upgrades at Bahamas Power & Light (BPL) with an ex-deputy prime minister asserting he will “fully defend” what was done under his oversight.

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Bannister blames PLP neglect for BPL woes

FORMER Works Minister Desmond Bannister said the protocol for maintaining Bahamas Power & Light’s Wartsila engines changed under the Davis administration –– one reason why load shedding has been needed this summer.

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Will drawn up by former Deputy PM not fraudulent

A Supreme Court judge has rejected allegations that a will drawn up by an ex-deputy prime minister and his law firm on their client’s behalf was “fraudulent”.


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