Eleuthera residents elated after Gov’t. grants approval to Disney

Just days after Disney Cruise Lines was given Government approval to develop a $400 million cruise port on the controversial Lighthouse Point property on the southernmost tip of Eleuthera, several residents on Sunday expressed that they were pleased with the government’s decision. “I am elated,” said Bernadette Sweeting, a resident of Green Castle. “Everyone here […]

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Bahamas Striping takes issue with Auditor General’s report

Atillio Holdings, a subsidiary of The Bahamas Striping Group of Companies, on Sunday expressed grave concern with the latest Auditor General’s Report, which reportedly called into question certain business practices of the company and its ownership of several apartments on Cable Beach. The company said they took the opportunity to review the referenced report in […]

PM says Friday now decision day for Lighthouse Point

Friday deadline to accommodate travelling ministers When Cabinet meets on Friday, the debate on who will receive the rights to break ground at Lighthouse Point will finally be put to rest, according to Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis, who spoke with Eyewitness News late last night. The prime minister said the delay of the decision was […]

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Marine biologist slams gov’t.

While many are waiting with bated breath on the Government’s proposed development of the Lighthouse Point property in South Eleuthera, a marine biologist and urban planner said there are many questions the government has failed to answer. “There are two cruise ship ports in the vicinity of Eleuthera and Eleutherians are still suffering,” said Stacey […]

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Rights group condemns ‘xenophobia’ against suffering Haitians

Following the 5.9 magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti on October 6, the Rights Bahamas group on Wednesday strongly condemned the Bahamas government for what they termed its  “heartless” refusal to help Haiti. The group accused the Minnis administration of using the tragedy to advance its own campaign to ethnically cleanse the country of people of […]

Bahamians in favour of Disney development on Eleuthera says survey

Despite the controversy surrounding the proposed plans of Disney to create a cruise destination at Lighthouse Point in South Eleuthera, a recent poll conducted this weekend of 994 households across the country, revealed that of the 994 individuals polled, 235 individuals or 38 per cent – 311 males and 310 females, were “very much” in […]

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