Man gunned down outside his Pinewood Gardens home overnight

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Police are investigating an overnight shooting which left a 44-year-old man dead.  According to initial reports, sometime around 9:09 p.m. the police were alerted by Spot Shotter Technology of gunshots being discharged on Acasia Avenue, Pinewood Gardens.  The victim was reportedly standing outside his residence with another man and a woman when the […]

“VISIONARY”: Wilchcombe remembered as spirited two-time tourism minister

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Tourism stakeholders yesterday hailed former Cabinet Minster Obie Wilchombe as a “visionary” who played a key role in several pivotal private sector developments within the local tourism sector.  Wilchcombe, the Member of Parliament for West End and Bimini, was confirmed dead yesterday, sending shockwaves across the political landscape. Wilchcombe also served twice […]

Jack’s Bay development announces Scotiabank partnership

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Jack’s Bay, a 1,200-acre private club community on Eleuthera, has announced a partnership with Scotiabank, which has provided a senior construction facility loan to finance and execute Phase I of the project. Additionally, the bank has agreed to wraparound mortgages for individual buyers of the community’s for-sale real estate products, including beachfront […]

Obie Wilchcombe dies at 64

Political leaders unite in mourning sitting Cabinet Minister’s passing NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Member of Parliament for West End and Bimini Obie Wilchcombe has been confirmed dead, sending shockwaves across the political landscape. Wilchcombe, the Social Services, Information and Broadcasting Minister, also served as leader of Government Business in the House of Assembly. Prior to entering […]

Government accepts URCA’s findings that third mobile operator “not commercially viable” at this time

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- The government has determined that based on recommendations from the Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA), that a third mobile operator would not be “commercially viable” at this time.  The findings were unveiled in the regulator’s draft electronic communication’s sector policy for 2023-2026. It was noted that under the 2020 – 2023 ECS […]

DPM to lead trade mission to Qatar

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism, Investments and Aviation Chester Cooper will lead a team from his ministry, along with a tourism delegation and other government officials, on a trade mission to West Asia to solidify aviation development and tourism agreements. The Ministry says this trip is the latest measure in pursuit […]