Customs processes to be streamlined

The introduction of a new fully-digitized platform called Single Window at the Bahamas Customs Department, will provide the government agency with a more efficient way of doing business, according to senior officers. The new platform, which officials said is expected to launch this September, will revolutionize the business and trade operations of the department, put […]

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Education minister warns of terminations   The country’s education chief said he will not accept criticism from the shadow minister on the possible termination of 200 of the ministry’s employees as his only expectation of those workers are for them to perform the work they have been hired to do. Minister of Education Jeff Lloyd […]

University bans Sorority/Fraternity Stoles

The main campus of the University of The Bahamas (UB) was in an uproar Thursday as more than 60 students protested a university ban on student organization stoles being worn at its upcoming graduation ceremony. President of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. Pedronique Saunders who spoke to Eyewitness News Online outside the University Drive campus […]

Bahamas rejects tax haven label

Despite being blacklisted by the European Union (EU), Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest emphasized that business in the country “is being conducted in a fair, transparent and competitive manner”. “As a country we reject the label that we are a tax haven. And I commend the financial industry for its own […]

NPA Spring Classic gets underway

The Noble Preparatory Academy Spring Basketball Classic kicked off Thursday night at the Kendal Isaacs National Gymnasium. With over 20 teams competing in this year’s event, the classic will feature both senior girls and junior boys divisions for the first time. As usual, the tournament’s Most Valuable Player (MVP) will receive a full athletic scholarship […]

Coleby powers WKU to second NIT win

Dwight Coleby has the Western Kentucky University (WKU) Hilltoppers men’s basketball team in a position where most didn’t predict they would end up at the beginning of the season. Behind Coleby’s 16 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks, the No.4 seed Hilltoppers beat No. 2 seed Oklahoma State 92-84 on Wednesday night at the Gallagher-Iba Arena in […]