Minster of State in the Grand Bahama Office of the Prime Minister, Senator J. Kwasi Thompson, has agreed to meet with John MacDonald, the President of Island Ventures Resort and Club/Old Bahama Bay Resort, in the wake of the jobs of some 100 employees being threatened. MacDonald, embroiled in an occupation conflict with LRA-OBB Limited,…Read more
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Scores of Old Bahama Bay employees and other associated vendors got a scare on Friday when a security company sent representatives, who were accompanied by police officers, to close operations. Fortunately, the situation was sorted out (see story on page 1) and for the time being, the income generated by the Bahamians in the workforce…Read more
The admitted gross “misstep” just will not go away. Clearly, the Government of The Bahamas is still floundering in the aftermath of the bad deal arranged with Oban Energies earlier in the year. It is clear now that the Oban Energies representatives were astute and mindful of the priority of the “company first” factor, when…Read more
The silence is becoming quite alarming. In this space months ago, knowing the tight situation the Bahamas Government had gotten itself into by signing an ill-advised Heads of Agreement (HOA) with Oban Energies, we wrote about the possibility of a civil suit. We wish to point out here that it is our understanding that Oban…Read more
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