The full text of Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham’s speech in Parliament regarding the resolution on the Baha Mar development.
Despite the desperate need for development in the Bahamas at this time, the Baha Mar project may not be in the best interest of residents of New Providence.
Partnering in a Rotary International Community Service Project, Members of the Rotary Clubs of East Nassau, Bahamas and Joplin, Missouri, USA spent a weekend at Project Read making renovations.
The Bahamian Contractors Association is pushing Baha Mar developers for a financial commitment to fund a national training programme for local construction workers before the Cable Beach project commences.
Officials of the National Congress of Trade Unions of the Bahamas have publicly stated support of the Baha Mar project, even on the controversial issue of thousands of Chinese workers being brought in to work on the multi-billion dollar resort.
Criminal and civil court renovations are to begin in seven to 10 days to organise the justice system in a central location at the Bank Lane and East Street area.
John Spinks, Vice President, Commercial Development, Nassau Airport Development Co. (NAD) led a tour that included Bank of the Bahamas executives and managers along with owners of a few of the businesses approved to operate in the new terminal.
The Ministry of Works and Transport has announced that before the end of August a new six-legged roundabout will be introduced to the driving public.
Minister of Education Desmond Bannister Friday broke ground in West End, Grand Bahama for the construction of a security booth at the West End Primary School.