THE WEEK IN REVIEW BY ELCOTT COLEBY (27 APRIL – 1 MAY, 2015)

“It is common knowledge that the Government has been seeking a permanent solution to our challenged electrical systems and administration by way of a Request for Proposal (RFP) Process. This solution proposes to create efficiencies which will allow for significant reductions in the cost of energy, increased energy security, environmental responsibility, reliability, and increased competitiveness […]

THE PLP’S REAL PUBLIC RELATIONS PROBLEM

The Progressive Liberal Party and its supporters are fond of complaining that they, sales their party, have a public relations problem.  By that they mean that  the party is doing such wonderful works for the country, like reducing the deficit,  work in immigration, the upgrade of the Defence Force fleet, Urban Renewal, the Bahamar project, […]

More Restrictions On US Visa Processes

On May 15, sale new security measures will be implemented at the U.S. Embassy in Nassau that are expected to impact the U.S. visa application process. To better streamline security screening, the U.S. Embassy will no longer provide storage services for restricted articles that are not allowed to be brought into the building. Under the […]

DPM ANNOUNCES ENERGY DECISION ON BEC

Hon. Philip E. Davis, Q.C., M.P. Deputy Prime Minister/Minister 30th April 201 MINISTRY OF WORKS AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT Selection of Preferred Bidder for Management of The Bahamas Electricity Corporation In the lead-up to the 2012 Elections, the Progressive Liberal Party, by its Charter for Governance, committed to reducing the country’s reliance on fossil fuels and […]