J.S Johson reports a dismal second financial quarter

J.S Johnson Insurance Agents and Brokers reported a dismal second financial quarter for 2018 and, according to the insurance company’s Managing Director Allister McKellar, the company’s numbers are a direct result of lingering effects of 2017’s Hurricane Irma. According to the company’s 2018 financial statement, “net income declined from $3,363,168 to $2,377,684 with the largest change […]

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Former BEC chairman: BPL board resignations the right move

As Friday quickly approaches and the country eagerly awaits the announcement of Bahamas Power and Light’s (BPL) new executive board, former Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) Chairman Leslie Miller said Wednesday letting go of the old board was the right move. “I think the minister made the right decision in trying to put a new board in […]

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Rights Bahamas to take legal action over children denied school entrance

Human rights advocacy group – Right Bahamas, threatened to take legal action against government Wednesday, if it does not allow all children – immigrants included – the right to education regardless of their status. The move comes after Minister of Education Jeffrey Llyod announced Tuesday outside Cabinet that no child in The Bahamas will be denied […]

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SBDC offers business council through future advocacy programme

In an effort to improve business relations in The Bahamas, the Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) announced Tuesday that it has partnered with the government, Chamber of Commerce and the University of The Bahamas to facilitate a centre to help entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs with troubleshooting matters. Offering a myriad of services, the SBDC is […]

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Opposition Leader critizes PM for “bashing The Bahamas”

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Davis accused Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis of bashing The Bahamas during the signing of the letter of agreement on Narcotics Law enforcement with the United States of America back on August 8. In a statement released on Monday, the opposition leader stated that “regrettably, the prime minister once […]

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Bahamaren shows Bahamians a more sustainable way of living

A new agriculture-based Bahamian company Bahamaren is teaching people a more sustainable and healthier lifestyle through growing their own food. Through Bahamas Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) Bahamaren said its goal for the country is to provide an economical agriculture greenhouse for people to facilitate. “Our ultimate plan is to modernize and stimulate […]

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Ungrateful debuts in New Providence

Ungrateful, a Bahamian film written by Dario Poitier and directed by Gary Wong, and tells the all to familiar story of how Bahamian parents sometimes view their children’s attitudes as ungrateful, debut in local theaters over the weekend. While ‘Ungrateful’ is Poitier’s first film project, he said he has been writing stage plays for quite some time. […]

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GB residents struggle with high electricity costs

Grand Bahamians are finding it harder to afford the cost of living due to the extremely high costs of  electricity, according to Dr. Eddie Victor, representative for the Coalition of Concerned Citizens. Dr. Victor who appeared on ILTV’s Beyond the Headlines with host Clint Watson Tuesday said, that “businesses in Grand Bahama have closed and people have lost […]

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Bahamas Spiny Lobster wins MSC approval

The Bahamas Spiny Lobster (Panulirus argus) fishery has become the first Caribbean fishery to win the certification of the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) programme. As of Tuesday, August 7, the fishery was awarded the certification by an accredited third-party assessment body control union pesca. The Bahamas is now among eight percent of MSC certified fisheries […]

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Rights Bahamas issues urgent call for attorneys

Local human rights organisation Rights Bahamas said it is now inundated with dozens of requests for legal assistance on a variety of issues, including the infringement of rights of Haitian, and is now calling for lawyers to offer their assistance. In a statement Tuesday, the organisation indicated that since the string of high profile cases over the […]

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