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$300M Nassau cruise port grand opening set for May 2023

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The redeveloped Nassau Cruise Port is scheduled to have its “grand opening” in late May 2023, with... read more »

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DPP: More than 400 guilty pleas over the past five years

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — With growing concern over the slow pace of criminal trials, bail management, and the increasing backlog of... read more »

Business

Tax revenue collections up nearly 21 percent in October

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Government saw a nearly 21 percent increase in tax revenue collections for the month of October as... read more »

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1,500 students to receive pre-primary school vouchers

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Some 1,500 preschool-aged students are set to receive vouchers to go to private schools, filling the gap... read more »

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Taxi cab union inquires reportedly met with silence from government

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Taxi cab union president Wesley Ferguson yesterday expressed dissatisfaction over the lack of government response to long-standing... read more »

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Bankman-Fried: Bahamian real estate purchases were aimed at luring top Silicon Valley employees

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Embattled former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried claims that the company’s reported $300 million in Bahamian real estate... read more »

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Liquidators says “significant uncertainty” remains around outcome of FTX Digital Markets proceedings

Liquidators say their work has been hampered by lack of access to company books and records NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The... read more »

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Opposition slams “heartless” SERZ Order end

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Opposition Shadow Finance Minister Kwasi Thompson yesterday slammed the Davis administration for what he described as a... read more »

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BPL CEO: Decrease in power consumption reflected on bills

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamas Power and Light CEO Shevonn Cambridge said that the company’s predictions are holding up in that... read more »

Business

Former PM says AG’s address on FTX insufficient

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Former Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis says that Attorney General Ryan Pinder’s recent address on the FTX... read more »

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Bankman-Fried admits that he prioritised Bahamian withdrawals

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Disgraced former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried admitted that he temporarily reopened withdrawals just for Bahamian residents after... read more »

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Sears: Shantytown residents face eviction, deportation

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Works Alfred Sears said that people living in shantytowns could face deportation or eviction once... read more »

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FNM Vice Chairman claims $500k damages in suit against party execs.

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Free National Movement’s Vice Chairman Richard Johnson’s lawyer has filed a writ alleging some $500,000 in damages... read more »

Business

Cable Bahamas to appeal URCA decision over “quality of service.”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Cable Bahamas says that it plans to launch an appeal against a decision by the Utilities Regulation... read more »

Business

Total visitor arrivals soar past 4.7 million at the end of September

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Total arrivals to The Bahamas reached more than 4.7 million for the nine months to September, according... read more »

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Governor General welcomes Ukrainian ambassador

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Ukrainian Ambassador to The Bahamas Sergiy Kyslytsya yesterday said he respected CARICOM’s decision to abstain from a... read more »

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New facility, major upgrades for BDOCS

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Millions of dollars are expected to be spent on upgrades for the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services... read more »

Business

US firm says it is investigating claims by Bahamian residents against FTX

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A San Francisco-based law firm specializing in class action lawsuits says that it is investigating claims by “an... read more »

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Police urge motorists to follow traffic laws as fatalities rise across the country

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A forty-eight-year-old man died in a traffic fatality in James Cistern, Eleuthera on Monday afternoon. This comes... read more »

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Central Bank: Foreign currency outflows rise by just over $265 million in October

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Foreign currency outflows for the month of October rose by just over $265 million, driven primarily by... read more »