Boris Johnson, the mayor of the British capital city, London, has joined in a chorus of voices in the Conservative Party that has been calling for Britain to abandon its membership of the European Union (EU) and to look instead to the Commonwealth of Nations as “countries that offer immense opportunities for British goods, people, services and
With the recent letter sent out to second homeowners on Eleuthera, an old debate has been given new life.
There are those who don’t want to “offend” the second homeowners who are seen to bring money to the islands in the form of tourism, but this hotel guest tax is passed on to the
The government has set July 1, 2014 as the date for the biggest change to the Bahamian tax system in recent memory. It plans to bring forward a value-added tax (VAT), to create a central revenue service and to cut many customs duty rates.
To inform the people of what
Activists ‘not looking for revenge’
MIAMI, Florida — A Cuban man who had been detained at the Carmichael Road Detention Centre said yesterday he had a “hellish” experience, which included being allegedly beaten by guards.
"I have no words to describe the experience," Randy Rodriguez told reporters. "This is something that
While the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) has minimal involvement in the ongoing investigation into alleged abuses of Cuban detainees at the Carmichael Road Detention Centre, Commissioner of Police Ellison Greenslade said his organization is prepared to lend whatever assistance is necessary moving forward.
A Supreme Court judge on Friday set a trial date two years from now for three inmates accused of murdering a prison guard during an escape in 2006.
Barry Parcoi, Forrester Bowe Jr. and Corey Hepburn made a brief court appearance before Senior Justice Jon Isaacs to
Legislation designed to help protect children from sexual predators is high on the government’s agenda and could be brought to Parliament when it resumes after the summer, Minister of National Security Dr. Bernard Nottage said.
“That’s my project, and I promised two years ago when the
Christina Galanos, the lawyer for the family of a man who died in police custody in February, said yesterday she plans to file a private prosecution application if the Office of the Attorney General does not file charges by November.
Aaron Rolle, 20, died at the
A judge on Friday granted a temporary stay in an indecent assault case until an application to have the matter heard by another court is determined.
Keyon Williams is on trial before Magistrate Jannet Bullard in Exuma.
His lawyer, Krysta Mason-Smith, made the unopposed motion before Senior