Local

Public sector hires necessary to be effective, says Turnquest

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest said yesterday that while the government is mindful... read more »

Business

Bahamas Maritime Authority appoints new Managing Director and CEO

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) has announced the appointment of Captain Dwain E. Hutchinson as its new... read more »

Local

Additional staff to increase post office revenue

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The introduction of additional staff at the General Post Office is expected to put an end to... read more »

Economy

D’Aguilar on Grand Lucayan VSEPS : “There is no movement and I’m a little alarmed”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of Tourism and Aviation Dionisio D’Aguilar on Tuesday claimed that representatives of the Grand Lucayan managerial... read more »

Business

Operations at Public Employment Services Unit temporary suspended

The Department of Labour, in a letter issued to the media on Tuesday, is advising the general public that the Public... read more »

Business

Arawak Cay Manager: Long Wharf  Beach events giving Arawak Cay a bad name

NASSAU, BAHAMAS– As Arawak Cay and the Long Wharf Beach is a popular location for cooler fetes, beach parties, cookouts... read more »

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Business

BDB seeks to strengthen partnership with OAS

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – In continuation of its Strategic Priorities, The Bahamas Development Bank (BDB) recently met with the country’s representative... read more »

Business

Sumner expresses hope about Grand Lucayan deal

Urges managers to take the most reasonable VSEP offer   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Edison Sumner, a former president of The... read more »

Business

Award winning Coral Vita team to speak at GB Chamber event

FREEPORT, BAHAMAS –   Late last year Government officials, private stakeholders and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO’s) attended the groundbreaking of the world’s... read more »

Business

PM: The Bahamas poised for an economic rebirth

GEORGE TOWN, EXUMA – Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said The Bahamas and the island of Exuma are poised for... read more »

Business

Water & Sewerage opens at Mall at Marathon

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Water & Sewerage Corporation (WSC) opened a new customer service location on Wednesday at the Mall... read more »

Business

Small Business Development programme launched in Eight Mile Rock

EIGHT MILE ROCK, GRAND BAHAMA — The Government recently launched its Grand Bahama’s Small Business Development programme in West Grand... read more »

Business

Cruise lines have no issue with govt.’s selection for port

Royal Caribbean CEO excited and prepared to work with new developer   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Although it missed out on... read more »

Business

Grand Isle opens $4 million beach club

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A $4 million investment at Exuma’s Grand Isle Resort and Spa saw the island open its first... read more »

Business

New IDB publication highlights public sector weaknesses

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A new Inter-American Development Bank publication has further highlighted two well-known areas of weakness for The Bahamas:... read more »

Business

Royal Caribbean hosts another job fair in the capital

Manager says at least 200 applicants assessed   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Eyewitness News visited the Royal Caribbean Job Fair yesterday... read more »

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Business

Cruise line private islands divert traffic from capital

NASSAU, BAHAMAS  – The government has once again admitted that a trend in granting approvals to cruise lines for private... read more »

Business

DPM: “No End to OECD/EU demands”

The Bahamas will remain a “clean and compliant” jurisdiction regardless of how many times the nation is blacklisted, Deputy Prime... read more »

Business

Turnquest: Focus on private sector rather than govt. jobs

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Acting Prime Minister and Minister of Finance K. Peter Turnquest on Tuesday encouraged persons entering the workforce... read more »

Business

Beckles: Govt. has to make tough fiscal decisions

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – As credit ratings agency Moody’s encourages the Minnis administration to exercise restraint in public spending while predicting... read more »