MAKE IT MAKE SENSE: Businesses blast lack of uniformity over COVID orders exemptions

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The rationale behind which businesses are afforded ‘special permission’ by the Competent Authority to remain open under the COVID Emergency Orders is being called into question, with some business owners crying discrimination over the lack of response to their requests to conduct business. Several business owners voiced concern that the government’s approach lacks […]

BCFA recommends govt. temporarily lift shark harvesting ban

BNT to issue statement on shark culling proposal today NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamian fishermen have recommended that the government temporarily lift the ban on shark harvesting, and allow culling to balance the population. In a statement, the Bahamas Commercial Fisher Alliance backed recent remarks by Deputy Prime Minister K Peter Turnquest who noted that “sharks […]