Archive for November 20th, 2019

Small fire drives students out of school

Small fire drives students out of school

| 20/11/2019 | 8 Comments

(CNS): The John Gray High School (JGHS) campus was evacuated Wednesday morning after a small fire ignited under the stairs at the doorway of one of the modular classrooms. When smoke was spotted just before 8am, the students were immediately evacuated from all buildings and taken to the school fields and muster points in line […]

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Mac steps up attacks on CPR

Mac steps up attacks on CPR

| 20/11/2019 | 134 Comments

(CNS): Speaker McKeeva Bush has directly attacked the local Cruise Port Referendum (CPR) activists who successfully campaigned to trigger a people’s referendum on the port project. At a government meeting on Tuesday, Bush made several misleading claims about the campaign and the cruise project before urging the people of West Bay not to listen to […]

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CIG secures $153M loan at 3.25%

CIG secures $153M loan at 3.25%

| 20/11/2019 | 33 Comments

(CNS): Finance Minister Roy McTaggart revealed that Butterfield Bank has won government’s tender for a new loan to partially replace the bond debt that it will pay off in full this Friday. As Finance Committee opened Wednesday, the minister explained the 10-year-old US$312 million bullet bond will be cleared at the end of the week […]

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Beach Bay project goes back to CPA

Beach Bay project goes back to CPA

| 20/11/2019 | 21 Comments

(CNS): The Central Planning Authority will be examining the application for a proposed ten-storey hotel and residences in Beach Bay once again on Wednesday, after the developers submitted new plans to address a list of issues raised by the CPA concerning the original plan. However, the new application has not found favour with residents in […]

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