IDB approves $200 mil. loan to promote competitiveness

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a US$200 million loan to promote competitiveness and environmental resiliency in The Bahamas. This will be done by improving the business climate; supporting the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) continuity; modernizing the institutional and legal framework to protect the natural resources; and economic diversification by promoting […]

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line sued by crew members stuck on ship during industry shutown

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line says that to-date more than 90 percent of its crew members have returned home safely as the company continues to provide food and accommodations for workers whose governments have closed their borders. The cruise line which operates two-night cruises from West Palm Beach to Grand Bahama is now being […]

Residents furious over proposed medical facility

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Residents in the Hill View Court area are protesting against a proposed development that would expand the use of a building in Highland Park into a medical rehabilitation facility. At the end of last month, the Department of Physical Planning indicted in a public notice that the Poinciana Recovery Institute is seeking […]