Gamers association defends industry, says EU blacklisting a political issue

The head of the body representing local gaming companies on Tuesday defended the industry against notions that it was responsible for The Bahamas’ recent blacklisting by the European Union (EU). Bahamas Gaming Operators Association (BGOA) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Gershan Major, expressed concern over what the association chief said, are repeated stories that have been […]

DataTorque takes Road Traffic out of stone age

DataTorque, the advanced technology fueling the automated system at the country’s Road and Traffic Department, is running smoother than when it was first introduced to The Bahamas, according to Minister of Transport Frankie Campbell. Campbell said, DataTorque, which had noticeably less hiccups this year, was recently implemented on the Family Islands to improve efficiency. “The […]

NAD to increase duty-free shopping concessions at airport

Officials at the Nassau Airport Development (NAD) Company are looking to increase its non-aeronautical revenue by improving the duty-free concession shopping in the international terminal. In its 11th year managing the travel hub and primary gateway into the country, Jan Knowles vice president of Marketing and Commercial Development said improving the product offering at the […]

East Enders: Job availability overrides EIA

The desperation for job opportunities for those in the East End community of Grand Bahama overshadows the overarching potential environmental impact of the proposed $5.5 billion Oban Energies oil refinery and storage facility, according to residents, particularly the youth. Eyewitness News spoke with a number of young people in the community on Friday who expressed that those who stay in […]