Numerous critical transport and aviation issues must be addressed, such as “the famous Runway 1432” – a “disaster waiting to happen,” and cruise ship industry complaints of sub-standard docking.
The FNM accused Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Local Government V. Alfred Gray of victimizing non-PLP contractors in his constituency but Gray claims there are no legitimate contracts in place.
The Ministry of Works and Urban Development announced a three-day closure for Duke Street between Baillou Hill Road and Market Street beginning Saturday, May 26 to facilitate underground works in this area.
So much for transparency as the FNM government approves several clandestine projects in their last Cabinet meeting, refusing to name the investors and developers involved.
The Government of The Bahamas on April 27 executed a contract totalling $2,350,000 for the construction of a modern Fish Fry and Cultural Centre at Eight Mile Rock, Grand Bahama.
Improvements are being made around Nassau as a result of the Montagu Foreshore Redevelopment Project and the government’s New Providence Infrastructure and Improvement Project.
The developers of the Bimini Bay Resort are embarking on new project in Bimini which entails creating a unique island paradise for second home investors.
Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Charles Maynard, will be signing the contract with Coastline Construction to refurbish the Pompey Museum.
The government’s decision to “invest heavily” in major upgrades to the infrastructure of Marsh Harbour will pay dividends “of a hundred fold” to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas in the future.