Phil's Food Services Ltd. has laid off 50 part-and full-time workers after paying out more than$3 million in salaries and$800,000 in overtime during its first year in operation.
The cuts are seen as essential for future expansion plans, according to the owner. The staffing expenses
With the triumphs of 2010 came tragedies.
People around the country said their farewells to cultural giants, community builders and loved ones who passed away. This year the nation laid to rest well-known and loved politicians, clerics, patrons and volunteers. It watched in horror as
The Immigration Department is well on its way in collecting its projected revenue of$42 million for its fiscal year, with just over a half already pulled in for the first six months of that year.
Immigration Director Jack Thompson is foreshadowing that the second half
When Colton Harris-Moore, the teen known as the"Barefoot Bandit", crash-landed in Abaco this summer, The Bahamas once again became the focus of media attention from around the world.
Prior to July 2010, Harris-Moore was little known in The Bahamas. He was the subject of a
New Year's Resolutions those personal promises that are so easy to make but so hard to keep are in full swing again now that the New Year is finally here. Many people have long lists of goals they want to meet, and although they may
The retrial of former Progressive Liberal Party(PLP)Senator Pleasant Bridgewater this September was anticlimactic.
At John Travolta's request, Senior Justice Jon Isaacs dismissed attempted extortion charges against Bridgewater and Tarino Lightbourne. According to the prosecutor, Travolta and wife Kelly Preston no longer wished to pursue an
The last Clinton Foundation worker hops on a plane tomorrow, which will herald the end of the organization's HIV/AIDS work on the ground in The Bahamas.
"They have effectively pulled out,"said National AIDS Programme Director Dr. Perry Gomez. "Their last employee leaves Wednesday." According to Gomez,
While hybrid vehicles may not appeal to the typical Bahamian driver, the 2011 Toyota Highlander might give them some food or thought, as the SUV sports a stylish look while offering good fuel efficiency.
At first glance, the Highlander doesn't have the look of a
In 2010, change came to the Broadcasting Corporation of The Bahamas(BCB). The government claimed it could no longer afford to pump millions of dollars into the state broadcaster. More than 70 workers were sent home.
In May 2009, National Security Minister Tommy Turnquest, who has
What started out as a shopping trip to New York for nine Bahamian straw vendors in September ended in their arrests at a major international airport as they waited on their flight to be called.
Roshanda Rolle, Gayle Rolle, Marva Ferguson, Marvette Ferguson, Patricia Hanna,