NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Carnival executives said yesterday that its Celebration Key cruise port destination in Grand Bahama will likely surpass the initial projections of 2.2 million annual visitors, noting that the goal is to make the $500 million development “authentically and uniquely Bahamian.” Carnival Cruise Line held a Town Hall meeting at Margaritaville Resort Monday […]
Editor, I have watched keenly the events that have transpired within our politics over the past two years during my self-imposed sabbatical from frontline politics. It is crystal clear to me that the more things change the more they remain the same as it relates to the political landscape within The Bahamas. It is against […]
NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is recommending that The Bahamas consider implementing a corporate income tax, coupled with a personal income tax targeting high earners. The IMF, in its Staff Concluding Statement of the 2023 Article IV Mission, also noted that there is an opportunity to meaningfully streamline current preferences, loopholes, and […]
NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) yesterday assured that it is able to fully meet Harbour Island’s energy demands with sufficient spare capacity, following recent challenges to four of its six units which resulted in load shedding and disrupted business during the US Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Arnette Ingraham, BPL’s communication manager, said to […]
NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Administrator for the Bahamas Crisis Center Cleopatra Christie has admonished police to be more sensitive to the plight of women suffering from domestic abuse. Her comments came at a forum hosted at the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) headquarters on Monday afternoon. The informational forum, led by the RBPF Domestic Violence Task […]
NASSAU, BAHAMAS-Prime Minister Philip Davis bringing brief remarks at the Golden Jubilee Independence awards Monday morning congratulated all honorees for their contribution to nation building. The prime minister says the award is a special undertaking spearheaded by government to honor those who have contributed heavily to shaping Bahamian history.