BOIPB executive director urges greater stakeholder collaboration to address ongoing challenges

NASSAU, BAHAMAS _ The Executive Director of the Bahamas Out Island Promotion Board is advocating for greater collaboration among tourism stakeholders in the family islands while stressing the importance of proactive engagement over the continued reliance on government intervention, noting, “Let’s not just sit around and complain.” Kerry Fountain, in an interview with Eyewitness News, […]

Town Planning Committee seeking further information from Paradise Island Yacht Club developers

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Town Planning Committee believes additional information is required from the developers proposing the renovation and expansion of the Paradise Island Yacht Club before deciding on their application, according to its Chairman attorney Keenan Johnson. Johnson confirmed to Eyewitness News that the committee has not reached a Decision regarding the application submitted […]

No go on marijuana dispensaries

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — As the government is said to be in the final stages of drafting the Cannabis Bill before tabling it in parliament, the President of the Bahamas Pharmaceutical Association, Dr Marvin Smith, is roundly rejecting the notion of establishing dispensaries for medicinal marijuana distribution. He, however, stressed that he and the association do […]

N. Andros MP: ‘NEMA Is Assisting With Forest Fire, We Need More Resources’

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Member of Parliament for North Andros and the Berry Islands Leonardo Lightbourne confirmed to Eyewitness News Wednesday afternoon that the the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has now been engaged by the Island Administrator for North Andros to collectively address the raging bush fires which continue to impact residents and businesses […]

FNM: ‘Govt. & GBPA Public Row Affecting Business Environment’

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Leader of the opposition Free National Movement (FNM) Michael Pintard opined Wednesday morning that the public dispute unfolding between the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) and the Davis Administration will significantly impact investors’ confidence in The Bahamas while also brining the stability of the business environment into question as well. Pintard further […]