Business

Central Bank: Tourism sector maintained “strong growth” in Q2

Hotel room revenue grew by 24 percent NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas’ tourism sector maintained its strong growth momentum in... read more »

Business

Central Bank: Residential and commercial construction activity remains ‘subdued’

Mortgage disbursements for new construction repairs drop further 13 percent NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Domestic private sector activity in the residential... read more »

Local

Resilient Grand Bahamians hurt, but recovering

Russell, 62, awoke to floodwater in his home FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA — Standing in front of his debris-strewn property with... read more »

Business

Rolle: Bahamas should seek guidance of disaster recovery experts

Former Cabinet minister says put “politics and egos aside” NASSAU, BAHAMS — The Bahamas should seek the guidance of disaster... read more »

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Business

Local fraud expert outlines ways to mitigate crowdfunding ‘relief scams’

Bahamians urged to be mindful of ‘scammers’ hoping to cash in on Dorian devastation. NASSAU, BAHAMAS — While there has... read more »

Local

Meteorologists: Keep an eye on Tropical Storm Jerry

Strengthening storm expected to pass east of the southeastern Bahamas islands NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Although Tropical Storm Jerry is expected... read more »

Local

Man killed on Bimini Ave.

Murder count reaches 75; 13 murders in 12 days NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A man was shot and killed yesterday while... read more »

Business

BTC restores Marsh Harbour site

60 percent of Marsh Harbour destroyed by Dorian NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Mobile services are now available at BTC’s Marsh Harbour... read more »

Local

BPSU calls salary advance announcement “blatant disrespect”

Union pres. says no prior consultation with the union NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamas Public Services Union (BPSU) President Kimsley Ferguson... read more »

Business

Central Bank proposing elimination of 1 cent coin effective Dec. 31, 2020

Cumulative savings could exceed $7 million over ten years NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The elimination of the Bahamian one cent coin... read more »

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BTC looking to more ‘tower sharing’ deals with Aliv

Company looking to restore GB service to “acceptable levels” within two weeks. NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) Chief... read more »

Business

Govt. extending VAT filing deadline

Dorian ravaged Abaco and GB, displacing thousands NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government is extending the value added tax (VAT) filing... read more »

Local

Somber service for victims of Hurricane Dorian

PM: Dorian is a “near unbearable wound deep in the heart and soul of our country” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — In... read more »