Editorial

PM’s national update not comprehensive

Dr. Hubert Minnis, Prime Minister of the Bahamas

The national update given by our prime minister on Monday, was expected to be quite comprehensive. Instead, it lacked substance. Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis’s presentation was sort of lightweight and carried mostly promises rather than realistic hope for the Bahamian people, in particular, Grand Bahamians, who were not given much, really, substantive to go…
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Government urged to give green light to Oban oil refinery

The Oban Energies train is moving along. With new President Alexander Grikitis at the helm of the local operation, from all appearances, all that is necessary for the proposed project to go ahead full steam, is the approval from the Government of The Bahamas. However, the Heads of Agreement, that the government signed last year,…
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Oban confident of strong position against Govt.

Ironically, while the Government of The Bahamas has not been able to give the Bahamian people, Grand Bahamians in particular, any positive updates about the proposed Oban Energies project in the east, the investment entity is maintaining a presence in the country and moving along in comfort. Indeed, Oban just recently heightened its focus on…
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GBPA rate increases favorable to charges in New Providence

No one could realistically argue that increased rates to consumers in a depressed economy would be palatable. Even under normal conditions, higher payments are tough to digest for households, given the many other life essentials. It stands to reason that the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) would have ended up on the receiving end of…
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