KEEP ‘EM COMING: Businesses urged to register for eProcurement platform; more than 2,220 signed on to date

Procurement process for all departments, agencies, ministries and state-owned enterprises will be governed by new Public Procurement Act as of Sept 1 NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Over 2,200 businesses are registered on the government’s e-Procurement system to date, according to Ministry of Finance officials, who noted that each government agency will have to produce an annual […]

MAKING A COMEBACK: Crystal Cruises to resume sailing with all-Bahamas cruise in early July

Passengers will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and test negative before boarding NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Miami-based luxury cruise line Crystal Cruises will offer seven-night all-Bahamas cruises in early July, a move Tourism Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar said could serve as a “tipping point” for the country’s stalled tourism industry. “This is a milestone achievement, […]

“Workable” plan needed on economic recovery, says UB lecturer and economist

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — This nation must have a “workable plan” with measurable key performance indicators towards its economic recovery or will otherwise remain in the crosshairs of international ratings agencies, according to a Bahamian economist. Rupert Pinder, a University of The Bahamas (UB) lecturer, told Eyewitness News: “There are some very interesting parallels in terms […]