Four teams advance to soccer nationals semifinals

The 2018 Samuel P. Haven/ Island Luck Cares Foundation National Soccer Championships officially got underway yesterday. Two games in each division headlined the action at the Roscoe Davies Field. In the tournament opener, the Aquinas College senior girls knocked off C.V. Bethel 1-0. Sierra Sweeting scored the only goal of the match for the Aces […]

Bahamas undertakes ‘dramatic new forms’ to attract business, says PM

By Clint Watson The Bahamas is undertaking “dramatic new reforms”, including advancing the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA, to attract new business to The Bahamas, according to Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis. Dr. Minnis made a major pitch at the 3rd Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru, on Friday, and said that The Bahamas […]

Unhealthy food could cost more as price protection is removed

Despite failing to remove value-added tax (VAT) from breadbasket items as promised, the Minnis administration intends to remove price protection from “the deadliest grocery items”, Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands said during a town hall meeting on Thursday. Dr. Sands addressed meeting attendees at the T.G Glover Primary School yesterday evening, which was aimed at […]

Residents of “shanty’s” on edge

Shanty town residents are reportedly on edge as government continues to aggressively push towards the eradication of those communities, with one Bahamian-Haitian community leader expressing hope that a mutually beneficial agreement can be reached between government and the soon-to-be displaced populous. While Labour Minister Dion Foulkes is on record saying the unregulated communities will be […]

NAD to increase duty-free shopping concessions at airport

Officials at the Nassau Airport Development (NAD) Company are looking to increase its non-aeronautical revenue by improving the duty-free concession shopping in the international terminal. In its 11th year managing the travel hub and primary gateway into the country, Jan Knowles vice president of Marketing and Commercial Development said improving the product offering at the […]