OPM slams Pintard, FNM over “economic mess”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- The Office of the Prime Minister yesterday slammed the Free National Movement (FNM) and  leader Michael Pintard over criticisms of the recent budget communication, arguing that the former administration left the country in an “economic mess.” In a statement last night Office of the Prime Minister said, “By any measure, the FNM left […]

BAMSI-hosted 34th West Indies Agricultural Economics Conference kicks off

NASSAU, BAHAMAS— As the region continues to collaborate to analyze solutions towards food security and climate change, the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) is bringing together regional experts as it hosts the 34th West Indies Agricultural Economics Conference at Super Club Breezes from June 5 to June 9.  Under the theme “Emerging Challenges […]

GBPA agrees with PM’s call for “decisive action”, but urges collaboration

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) said yesterday that it agrees with Prime Minister Philip Davis that “decisive action” is required to continue to achieve the promise of the Hawksbill Creek Agreement, as it outlined a number of issues that need to be addressed.  Prime Minister Philip Davis during his 2023/2024 budget communication […]

C&W ready for 2023 atlantic hurricane season

MIAMI, FLORIDA — C&W Communications, operators of the Flow, Flow Business, C&W Business, and BTC brands in the Caribbean, has confirmed the readiness of its hurricane preparations across the region ahead of the 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season, which begins on June 1.  Although early hurricane forecasts from Colorado State University and The Weather Company are […]

Opposition warns businesses of tax pressure as PM pledges improved compliance and enforcement

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Official Opposition issued a warning yesterday, cautioning businesses to anticipate continued government pressure in tax collection.  Free National Movement Leader Michael Pintard expressed those concerns following the budget communication, during which Prime Minister Philip Davis pledged no new taxes but emphasized improved tax compliance and enforcement. “The level of pressure they […]