Expedited Governor’s Harbour airport upgrades averted airline pull-out says Works Minister

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A Cabinet Minister revealed yesterday that a US carrier was on the verge of pulling out of Governor’s Harbour if expedited upgrades to the airport had not been initiated.  He also disclosed the existence of a Cabinet Paper addressing airports in need of upgrades across the country. Clay Sweeting, the Works Minister […]

Sandals Royal Bahamian adds more than 80 persons to its staff following recent job fair

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — More than 80 Bahamians were recently added to the staff cohort at the Luxury Included® Sandals Royal Bahamian following a recent job fair at the resort. The extremely successful event saw 90 percent of the candidates in attendance receiving employment. Among those employed were, concierge agents, front office agents, loyalty and travel […]

Spending irregularities reported after Bahama Games

$5.5 million spent on Bahamas Jubilee Games, $1 million more than government allocation NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Auditor General’s Report examining the accounts of The Bahamas Jubilee Games has revealed that the government spent $5.5 million funding the games, just over $1 million more than the government’s initially allocated amount. The Auditor General also raised […]

Government moves to update stem cell research legislation

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government is taking steps to replace the decade-old Stem Cell Research and Therapy Act with updated legislation, citing the need to synchronize the nation’s regulatory framework with advancements in scientific understanding and technological capabilities. Dr. Michael Darville, Minister of Health and Wellness, introduced the Longevity and Regenerative Therapies Bill 2024, emphasizing […]

Nationwide survey finds overwhelming support for permanent oil drilling ban

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The results of a new nationwide survey commissioned by a conservation group indicate that there is overwhelming support in The Bahamas for a permanent ban on oil drilling, with 86 percent of participants backing legislation to permanently halt all fossil fuel exploration in order to protect the country’s marine environment and coastal […]

BUILDING LEADERS: 48 shop stewards graduate from 10-week program

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — 48 shop stewards graduated from the John Maxwell leadership training program Wednesday morning at The Bahamas Public Service Union Headquarters located on East Street South. President of The Bahamas Hotel Catering Allied Workers Union (BHCAWU) Darren Woods says the union partnered with employers from Kentucky Fried Chicken, Atlantis, Harborside Resort, Poopdeck, and […]