Caribbean countries have quietly started a green revolution and are now leading the way for other small island developing states in the global effort to limit the rise of global temperature to 1.5 degrees Celsius. While challenges remain, five months after the historic climate agreement
Recently, the leader of Democratic National Alliance (DNA) proffered the idea that a referendum to decide on LGBT rights in The Bahamas might be the path to resolving the issue now and for the future. I disagree. Notwithstanding that The Bahamas has a particular
Alfred Sears has reentered frontline politics, which has oft been described as a rough and tumble business. The former Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Cabinet minister and Fort Charlotte MP has decided to come out of a self-imposed, four-year hiatus to challenge his former PLP
Hearing set for May 12, 13
President of the Bahamas Carnival Band Owners Association Dario Tirelli said yesterday the association is going to advocate to “remove Junkanoo from carnival” as he thinks the festivals are two completely different things and including “Junkanoo” in the title is only “messing up” carnival’s image.
Wayne Munroe, QC, urged jurors in the Fred Ramsey bribery trial yesterday to reject the mindset that “black people [are] crooked” and to look carefully at what he said are “irregularities” in evidence presented.
Ramsey, a former Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) board member, is accused of
The pastors behind the Save Our Bahamas campaign have defended former Court of Appeal President Dame Joan Sawyer who was widely criticized over her admission that she had not read the four constitutional amendment questions and if she were to vote, she would vote against
An official at the Department of Statistics reiterated yesterday the positive impact Baha Mar will have on the economy once it opens.
But when Baha Mar will open remains a mystery exactly 10 months after its developer filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States.
The gross domestic product (GDP) of The Bahamas grew by 2.74 percent using current prices, according to preliminary figures released yesterday by the National Accounts Section of the Department of Statistics. The GDP is the monetary value of all the finished goods and services produced
As its title suggests, the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas’ (NAGB) newest permanent exhibition, From Columbus to Junkanoo, tells the story of the country’s historical and social evolution from Columbus’ landfall in “the New World” to modern-day manifestations of culture and identity.
The exhibition is