Local

Dames: Time for Bahamians to see who sexual offenders are and where they live

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — With an increase in sexual offenses last year, parents must be more responsible for their daughters, said... read more »

Business

Cooper urges govt. to “come clean” on Grand Lucayan sale

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Deputy Leader and Shadow Finance Minister Chester Cooper last night called on the... read more »

Local

Dames says police-involved shootings reflect “the world we are living in today”

37 complaints against officers ended in disciplinary action  11 people killed in police-involved shootings in 2020 NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister... read more »

Business

Bahamian aviation sector trying to navigate way forward after “massive” scaleback, mounting expenses

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — With the COVID-19 pandemic impacting international and domestic travel, Bahamian aviation industry operators are trying to navigate... read more »

Local

More work needed to save critically endangered Nassau grouper, scientist warns

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — There are glimmers of hope for the critically endangered Nassau grouper, a species which despite seasonal closures... read more »

Local

BPL “ramps up” transmission improvement efforts on Abaco

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) is “ramping up” efforts to rebuild and improve its transmission network on... read more »

Poll

Should The Bahamas independently review any vaccine approved by PAHO for wide distribution?

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Business

Arrest, court case prompt BREA to urge: “Use a licensed agent”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The recent arrest of the 31-year-old CEO of a business called Rent2Own Bahamas prompted Bahamas Real Estate... read more »

Local

Gender and Family Affairs Dept. launches online family safety survey

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Department of Gender and Family Affairs, Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development, has launched an... read more »

Business

SBDC exec: It’s a “miracle” so many SMEs survived COVID-19 downturn

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Small Business Development Centre’s (SBDC) executive director said yesterday it was a “miracle” that so many... read more »

Op-ed

Op-Ed: Growth through risk management

By Derek Smith Jr Every organization, whether for-profit or nonprofit, public or private, should protect themselves by fully assessing their... read more »

Business

Simplified Lending touts advantages of credit bureau

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A local financial services firm has welcomed the news that a credit bureau will soon be a... read more »

Local

COP apologizes for suicide gaffe

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Following public outrage regarding his comments about men who committed suicide last year, Commissioner of Police Paul... read more »

Business

BOB sees $2.37 million rebound in its first quarter

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Bank of The Bahamas (BOB) saw a $2.37 million profit for the first quarter ended September 30,... read more »

Local

PLP calls on Central and South Eleuthera MP to resign

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) has called for the resignation of Central and South Eleuthera MP Hank... read more »

Local

D’Aguilar: English-speaking Caribbean countries seeking special consideration for CDC travel regime

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government is seeking a waiver from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for a... read more »

Business

D’Aguilar: “Anyone’s guess” on definitive cruise return

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Tourism Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar said yesterday that The Bahamas is effectively in a “wait-and-see” situation as to... read more »

Local

Campbell says alleged child abuse video being investigated

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Social Services Frankie Campbell said yesterday an investigation has been launched into alleged child abuse... read more »

Business

Court of Appeal sets aside $6,000 unfair dismissal award of former BPL cashier

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Court of Appeal has set aside an Industrial Tribunal’s unfair dismissal award of $6,068 to a... read more »

Business

Abaconians still very much in “survival mode”, says Chamber president

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Abaconians are still very much in “survival mode”, according to Abaco Chamber of Commerce President Ken Hutton,... read more »

Local

UB climate change expert warns Bahamas 30 years from irreversible climate effects

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas is already experiencing the impacts of climate change and is approximately 30 years away from... read more »