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THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS (17 – 21 AUGUST 2015)….CONTINUED

Freeport Air Traffic Controllers walk off the job Air Traffic Controllers assigned to the Grand Bahama International Airport walked off the job on Tuesday, 18th August, forcing the scheduled summer flight from Canada’s Sunwings Travel Group via Vacation Express with 186 passengers to be diverted to the Linden Pindling International Airport in Nassau.   The […]

ELCOTT COLEBY’S THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS (15 – 19 JUNE 2015)…..CONTINUED

This week in Parliament The 2015/2016 budget debate was passed in the House early Thursday morning, around 4:30am.   The House proceedings were not without some drama where the government moved for closure of the debate under House rule 33 resulting in a standoff between government members, the Speaker and the member for Fort Charlotte […]

THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS 25-29 MAY 2015…Continued

This week in The Bahamas Parliament, hospital Tuesday 26th May 2015 When the House last met on the 20th May 2015, debate on the Petroleum Act was suspended pending the addition of amendments the opposition claimed were necessary to facilitate a full and proper debate on the bill. The amendments were delivered to opposition members […]