Economy

IDB outlines The Bahamas’ deficiencies in various sectors

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) Latin American and Caribbean Macroeconomic Report 2019 points to range of deficiencies... read more »

Business

DPM: No new taxes

Govt. being “prudent” in exploring tax options NASSAU, BAHAMAS – As the government finalizes its 2019/2020 budget which is expected... read more »

Local

NTC chairman: Higher minimum wage must come with increased productivity

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – There is a possibility that the minimum wage, which is a mere $210, can increase according to... read more »

Local

GB Port Authority investigates fast food power theft allegations

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA), the regulators of Grand Bahama Power, has launched an independent investigation... read more »

Local

Govt. issues $100 million bond

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The government yesterday tabled two resolutions inviting applications for The Bahamas Registered Stock options totalling $100 million... read more »

Local

Thompson: Govt. monitoring GB fast food chain power disconnection

Says parties involved were encouraged to engage in dialogue   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The government is closely monitoring and is... read more »

Poll

Should The Bahamas independently review any vaccine approved by PAHO for wide distribution?

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Local

PM gives update on Oban meeting

Says protection of the environment was high on the agenda   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – While the specifics of a closed-door... read more »

Local

GB Cooper family refutes power theft allegations

Says restaurants were using an “energy-saving” device   FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA – The Cooper family, the owners of Burger King,... read more »

Local

Energy forum to discuss sustainable future

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation (BCCEC) is hopeful that its 2019 energy forum, which... read more »

Local

PDC Chairman: Some Senators, MP’s have failed to disclose assets

NASSAU, BAHAMAS –  Myles Laroda, Chairman of the Public Disclosure Commission(PDC) confirmed on Thursday that some parliamentarians did not disclose... read more »

Local

25 beds gifted to PMH; at least 200 more needed

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – While the 25 beds gifted to the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) by the PMH Foundation on Thursday... read more »

Local

The Bahamas avoids EU’s blacklist

Ministry of Finance: Blacklist avoidance sends a “strong signal”   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Bahamas was not included on the... read more »

Local

Govt.: Disney HOA to be tabled March 20

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – After being slammed by the Opposition and environmentalists for not allowing the media to attend last week’s... read more »

Local

Grand Lucayan managers reject VSEP offer

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Managers of the now state-owned Grand Lucayan Resort have rejected the voluntary separation packages (VSEP) offer from... read more »

Local

Mitchell defends PLP’s accrued debt while in office

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Chairman of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP), Senator Fred Mitchell expressed on Monday that the $2.38 billion... read more »

Local

National debt reaches over $8 billion

The Bahamas’ national debt, as of the end of 2018, stood at $8.2 billion, according to information provided by the... read more »

Local

$9 million available for Family Island small, medium-sized businesses

Grants allocated at $20,000   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said that in this fiscal period the... read more »

Local

Bahamas Taxicab Union launches partnership with Global Ports Holding

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Having been selected as the preferred bidder for the redevelopment of Nassau’s cruise port, Global Port Holdings... read more »

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Jamaican posing as orthodontist charged on 10 counts of fraud

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Santini Kerr-Wilson, a 27-year-old Jamaican of Bonham Spring Ocho Rios, Jamaica, shed tears on Thursday when she stood... read more »

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Moultrie urges MPs to disclose finances before March 1 deadline

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – House speaker Halston Moultrie on Wednesday reminded parliamentarians of their obligation to file their financial disclosures before... read more »