Straw vendors in the Berry Islands argue that Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines’ (RCCL) newly opened signature store on its private island is on course to sink the island’s economy — with revenue slashes of 75 percent projected.
Spokesperson for the Coco Cay vendors, Mary Neely-Knowles, said
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Bahamians and the Family Islands in particular will be the beneficiary of more than $2 million in relief from the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC), with technology giant pledging $1.9 million in credits and $250,000 to support the aid and restoration efforts.
The nearly $2 million in
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Three regional electricity teams will be flown into Cat Island and Eleuthera to assist with restoration efforts, according to the Bahamas Electricity Corporation.
The teams are a part of Caribbean Electric Utility Service Corporation (CARILEC), which is an association of electricity utilities, suppliers, manufacturers and other
Straw vendors could be back under their tattered, temporary tent by the end of the week, according to permanent secretary in the Ministry of Public Works Colin Higgs, after Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham ordered it to be cleaned up.
The vendors had begun setting up shop
Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham and Minister of Public Works and Transport Neko Grant mulled over whether Abaco and Eleuthera residents would get duty free exemptions on supplies to fix their homes and businesses post-Hurricane Irene, as they toured Marsh Harbour Monday night.
The prime minister explained
Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham isn’t worried about the lull in voter registration over the past few months; in fact he told reporters on Monday that he has never seen such high interest in participating in a general election.
“The last time I checked more than 130,000