Minister expresses well wishes to Chinese Government at event celebrating Chinese New Year

Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Darren Henfield, attended a ceremony commemorating the opening of the Chinese New Year (Spring Festival). The event was held at the British Colonial Hilton on February 8. Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to The Bahamas, His Excellency Huang Qinguo and his wife Madame Zheng Chuncao hosted the […]

PM: Land discount for home ownership set for June

Bahamians seeking home ownership through government are expected to receive a major discount. Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon Hubert Minnis, shared details on the new initiative yesterday.  The venture was first announced by the prime minister during his national New Year’s address. The low-cost lots land initiative is expected to spur economic growth with land being made […]

Sands reveals country tuberculosis stats; Garvin Tynes school campus to be screened

Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands met with parents from Garvin Tynes Primary School on Monday to hear their concerns on the recent cases of Tuberculosis (TB) on the campus. Sands told members of the press on Tuesday the TB surveillance unit will screen all the students at the school out of caution. Last week, the […]

PM, ministers tour Point development; hint to plans for downtown development

The Point hotel completed its first phase of the multi-billion dollar resort with plans for a boardwalk, additional restaurants and water features. Point President, Daniel Liu, spoke to the expansion. “This project will be done by 2019, the soft opening by April 2020,” Liu said. “From Bay Street to boardwalk, we want to encourage the […]

Minister of the Environment Announced Landfill Remediation Shortlist

Minister of the Environment & Housing, the Hon. Romauld S. Ferreira, released the shortlist of seven qualified firms that were chosen from a total of 18 applicants who submitted Expressions of Interest (EOI), to be considered for submitting landfill remediation proposals to the government. A proposal to government would detail how the company plans to […]

Ferreira Reminds Contractors of Their Role in Environmental Protection

Minister of the Environment & Housing, the Hon. Romauld S. Ferreira reminded contractors of their duty to protect the environment at Thursday’s ‘Moving Forward’ Contractors Association’s Construction Training Seminar, under the theme “Building Each Other for a Better Bahamas.”   The Minister addressed contractors and other members of the construction industry at New Covenant Baptist […]

RBDF to investigate Haitian sloop landing

The Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) is currently enhancing its detection, tracking and interdiction capabilities according to RBDF Commodore, Telis Bethel, who expressed concern for the recent landing of a Haitian Sloop in the capital on Friday. Last week, Royal Bahamas Police Force officers patrolling the Marshall Road area discovered three undocumented Haitian nationals walking […]

Opposition to vote ‘no confidence’ in Speaker

Members of the Official Opposition, led by Progressive Liberal Party Leader, Phillip Davis, are expected to move a resolution for a vote of ‘no confidence’ on House Speaker, Halson Moultrie, this Wednesday. Moultrie suspended three opposition members for two sittings last week after they members walked out of Parliament when the Speaker launched a verbal […]