Spotlight on poaching at regional meeting

Poaching of Bahamian fisheries by neighboring countries, particularly the Dominican Republic, was at the forefront of discussions during the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) regional conference for Latin American and the Caribbean meeting in Montego Bay, Jamaica last week. Agriculture and Marine Resources Minister Renward Wells told parliamentarians during the mid-year budget debate last evening […]

Marijuana proponents rally for legalization 

Local advocacy group, Marijuana Bahamas, is lobbying for the government to seriously consider the medical and economic gains of marijuana. The plant’s international market value has grown exponentially in the past decade and is expected to reach a sales revenue of $50 billion by 2020. Founder of Marijuana Bahamas, Renauldo Cartwright, continues to tout the […]

Attorney General addresses opening of legal year ceremony

NASSAU, The Bahamas – Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Senator the Hon. Carl Bethel dubbed the 2017 calendar year, one of ‘transitions and transformations’ and reviewed major legislative initiatives intended to improve the administration of justice, the rule of law and to create transparency, and accountability in Government as he addressed the ceremony […]

2018 legal year officially opens with church service, inspection

Written by Kathryn Campbell: Bahamas Information Services NASSAU, The Bahamas – Members of the Legal Profession led by the Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Senator the Hon. Carl Bethel and Acting Chief Justice Stephen Isaacs, assembled at Christ Church Cathedral, George Street, Thursday, January 11, 2018 to celebrate the opening of the Legal Year. […]