PLP MPs, Englerston constituents protest in Parliament Square

Scores of Englerston constituents and PLP supporters flooded the Parliament Square area to stand in solidarity Wednesday with their MP, Glenys Hanna Martin, who was named and suspended from the House of Assembly last week. But, just moments after police officers denied Hanna Martin entrance to the lower chamber, Speaker of the House, Halson Moultrie, […]

Speaker attacks retired clerk

House Speaker, Halson Moultrie, laid out a verbal attack on retired senior clerk, Maurice Tynes in Parliament Wednesday charging that the former civil servant should “rest in peace.” Moultrie was responding to a Letter to the Editor authored by Tynes, who publicly voiced his disdain with the Speaker’s suspension of Englerston MP, Glenys Hanna Martin, […]

Opposition Out!

House Speaker, Halson Moultrie, suspended all opposition members for at least two sittings of Parliament during, what members deemed, an extraordinary session Wednesday morning. This followed a vote to singularly suspend Englerston MP, Glenys Hanna Martin, who was named and suspended last week. Cat Island, Rum Cay and Salvador MP, Philip ‘Brave’ Davis; Exumas and […]

In-land revenue upgrades web platform, takes NIB business registration online

A new integrated online application process for obtaining and renewing business licenses, will make it easier for employers and self-employed individuals looking to and currently operating in this jurisdiction, to obtain their licenses. The Department of Inland Revenue (DIR) just recently upgraded its online platform to allow for the integration of the National Insurance Board’s […]

Measures to improve Bahamas’ Ease of Doing Business ranking discussed at investment seminar

The Bahamas’ global ease of doing business ranking could be on the rise as government has announced initiatives aimed at improving how business is conducted. Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Investment, Brent Symonette said recently, that the areas currently under review are the business license process, the investor proposal process and various immigration processes, […]