Bahamas Power And Light Black Out

The power company had another excuse on 12 May 2020 about why the whole island of New Providence was plunged into darkness. This time they said it was a switching error made by a staff member who was slightly injured in the turnover from one station to the next. Hmmm. The country does not trust […]

HUBERT MINNIS’ SHAMELSS POWER GRAB

From the Lion In Winter: Eleanor: Pure delight. I’m locked up with my sons. What mother does not dream of that? –James Goldman So the excuse is that the corona virus is going to kill us all.  Following the guidelines of the World Health Organization and other countries, the FNM government of Hubert Minnis, the Prime […]

Bahamas Power And Light In Chaos

The Minister responsible for the Bahamas Power and Light company Desmond Bannister announced on 14 August that he was firing the entire board of the Bahamas Power and Light company.  He refused to explain why.  This from a government that said they were going to be open and transparent.  The back story is the lady […]

THE POWER OF MAURICE GLINTON

Last week we reported on this site that Maurice Glinton Q C was detained by the police on the authority of a bench warrant issued on Friday 9th October.  The press reported that Mr. Glinton was summoned to court to show cause why he should not be held in contempt for allegedly walking out on […]

BEC CAN’T KEEP THE POWER ON

Amongst the other things that Bahamians were cussing about last week was a major blackout of power in New Providence on Monday 28th July. The power failed early in the morning and was not restored until midnight in some places. Chairman Leslie Miller said that BEC has a number of problems including 180 million in […]