BNT outright against Oban deal

The Bahamas National Trust (BNT) said Monday that under no circumstances will it support the proposed Oban Energies project for Grand Bahama. In a statement issued yesterday, BNT said the proposed location for the refinery is in close proximity to three national parks – The Lucayan National Park, the East Grand Bahama National Park, and […]

Japanese Govt gifts BNT $500,000 for conch-management project

Conch-management in the Family Islands just got a major boost from the Japanese Government in the form of a non-reimbursable community grant worth half a million dollars. Funded through the Japanese government’s Japan Special Fund Poverty Reduction Programme (JPO), the project also gets a nod from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), which was instrumental in helping […]