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 […]

Opposition Leader warns of familiar path in Davis administration’s approach to GBPA dispute

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Opposition leader Michael Pintard cautioned yesterday that the Davis administration seems to be treading down a familiar path reminiscent of the drawn-out St. George and Hayward family dispute over the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) ownership, which, he claimed, damaged the Freeport economy.  Pintard also accused the Davis administration of pursuing political […]

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 […]