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Minister Ferreira Highlights His Ministry’s Work

During his Contribution to the 2020/2021 Budget Debate, on June 15, 2020, Minister of The Environment and Housing the Hon. Romauld Ferreira, said that, upon the announcement of the COVID-19 emergency lockdown order on March 16, 2020, his Ministry activated its plan "to keep the essential functions of the Ministry operational at a time when our country needed us the most".

UB’s First BA Architecture Students to Graduate This Year

The first cohort of students in the Bachelor’s of Architecture Programme at the University of The Bahamas (UB) are scheduled to graduate by the end of 2020.

Opposition MP Calls for Parliamentary Salary Cut

An Opposition MP has thrown out a challenge to her parliamentary colleagues. Englerston representative Glenys Hanna-Martin proposes that House members all take at least a 20 per cent salary reduction.

Equinor Oil Spillage Revised

Equinor has revised its figures on the number of barrels of oil spilled at its South Riding Point facility in Grand Bahama last September. What the company initially disclosed was 119,000 barrels has slid to 55,000.

Discussions Continue for Inagua Detention Centre

The government is still counting on building a detention centre in Inagua despite strained finance. Though giving no timeline on when this will happen, Immigration Minister the Honourable Ellsworth Johnson said discussions in this regard continue.