The expansion of the National Health Insurance (NHI) program will be delayed by six months, Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said yesterday.
The program was initially slated to launch July 2020.
However, Sands said it is likely the program will now launch January 2021.
“NHI is alive
The government spends roughly $18,000 each day to take care of homeless patients at Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH), a report compiled by the hospital revealed.
There were 23 homeless patients, who are also known as boarders, at PMH in 2016, according to the report.
During the 2015/2016
Two males charged with causing grievous bodily harm over the beating of a man have been denied bail.
Stephen Rolle, 20, and a 15-year-old, are accused of beating Eczinard Liberis with a piece of wood on June 14.
At their arraignment before Magistrate Ambrose Armbrister, the teenager
The school year has come to an end and there are proms for seniors graduating and heading to new phases of life.
Proms are celebrations of that transition. Teenagers get dressed up and say goodbye to their schools and friends. Here in The Bahamas, proms have
The Free National Movement administration of Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis has extend condolences to the Jamaican people on the passing of their former Prime Minister and Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Leader Edward Seaga, who succumbed to cancer in a Miami-based hospital on May
During her contribution to the recent budget debate, MICAL MP Miriam Emmanuel was clearly flustered and unable to articulate some budget numbers. She was clearly embarrassed by her performance.
The response to her flub by some on radio and through social media was unchristian and
• This column was first published on June 29, 2009.
One of the blessings of the severe economic downturn may be the moderation of some of the worst excesses of the annual prom season, which was yearly becoming gaudier. Perhaps this is a good moment for
Memorial Service for the late Chester “Chet” James Allan William Benjamin, age 68 years, of Harbour Mews, Cable Beach, will be held at 3pm on Sunday, May 26th, 2019 , at New Providence Community Church, Blake Road. Officiating will be Pastor Derek Benjamin, assisted by
“The Jews answered him, ‘Aren’t we right in saying that you are a Samaritan and demon-possessed? I am not possessed by a demon,’ said Jesus, ‘But I honor my Father and you dishonor me. I am not seeking glory for myself; but there is one
“When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put the ways of childhood behind me.” – 1 Corinthians 13:11
This thirteenth chapter of 1 Corinthians, many times referred