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Ballot Box tampering allegations refuted

Deputy Parliamentary Commissioner Reno Smith dispelled rumors of ballot box tampering by parliamentary officials before the General Election on May 10. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

The Parliamentary Registration Department has once again been rocked by scandal in the hours leading up to The Bahamas’ General Elections, which is scheduled for Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Allegations of General Election Ballot Box tampering were lodged against Reno Smith, Assistant Parliamentary Commissioner on Sunday, May 7 and began circulating on various social media…
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“I was never questioned or arrested by police,” says Darville

Minister for Grand Bahama Dr. Michael Darville took to the airwaves on Monday, May 8 to refute claims on social media of his incarceration by police for tampering with ballot boxes. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL).

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) incumbent candidate for Pineridge, Dr. Michael Darville, on Monday (May 8) called rumors circulating on social media about his and Michelle Reckley, Deputy Director of Urban Renewal 2.0, reported incarceration, ‘fake news.’ “Yesterday (Sunday, May 7), via social media, there were reports circulating that I was incarcerated by Royal Bahamas Police…
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MSC commits to hiring 220 Bahamians

The Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) recently partnered with the Ministry of Grand Bahama to conduct an Open Day Recruitment Exercise at Pelican Bay Resort on Thursday, May 4, 2017. Minister for Grand Bahama, Dr. Michael Darville, left, is pictured with MSC Human Resources Department Crew Director, Frank Corrales, right. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS)

The Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) recently partnered with the Ministry of Grand Bahama to conduct an Open Day Recruitment Exercise at Pelican Bay Resort on Thursday, May 4, 2017. On-hand for the MSC Employment Initiative were Minister for Grand Bahama Dr. Michael Darville along with MSC Human Resources Department Crew Director Frank Corrales and MSC…
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Thompson named GBI Tourism Board Chairman

From left are Sun Oil President and CEO Anthony Robinson; outgoing FOCOL Chairman Sir Albert Miller and newly-elected FOCOL Chairman Franklyn Wilson

The Grand Bahama Island Tourism Board (GBITB) recently appointed Ellison “Tommy” Thompson, Deputy Director General of the Ministry of Tourism as its new Chairman. Thompson spoke about his new position and future plans for Grand Bahama, during a press conference on Thursday, May 4 at the GBITB’s Port Lucaya office. Thompson stated that even though…
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