Jack Kaye, chief executive and founder of Thorn Medical, the UK company that has purchased Freeport’s Okyanos stem cell research facility, acknowledged that being able to do research on human cells is pretty much “the holy grail” for stem cell researchers, and said the company is
Fresh off an annual general meeting (AGM) at which executives touted a transformation plan featuring a pronounced pivot toward government business, Bank of The Bahamas (BOB) has announced the Restricted Registry Prepaid Card, a card that can only be used to pay for e-services connected to
So-called “de-risking” by global banks — where financial institutions terminate or restrict business relationships with “high-risk” clients, going so far as to close accounts or sever relationships with banks whose clientele may include “high-risk” clients — continues to be a focus for the Caribbean banking sector. The
If you absolutely hate being in situations that require you to ease awkwardness with insincere chit chat, you are not alone. Online polling company Amplicate, recently found 78% of their participants feel the same way. Some see Small Talk as meaningless conversation with people they
The National Risk Assessment, conducted via a partnership between the government and the World Bank, was aimed at addressing money laundering and terrorism financing risks within the local economy. That assessment was a major concern for the Bahamas Real Estate Association (BREA), according to BREA
The government has been presented with a proposed budget of almost $500,000 by the Consumer Protection Commission (CPC) in order to properly operate the commission.
Yesterday, the CPC held a soft opening event for its new offices.
The Consumer Protection Act, 2006, the legislation that created the
• Human rights group supports bills • Says LGBT community should have right to marry
Democratic National Alliance (DNA) Leader Branville McCartney indicated yesterday if he is elected prime minister, he would look at calling a referendum to decide whether to provide members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community legal protection from discrimination.
“It’s going to have to
An armed man shot six people in Sunshine Park around 9 p.m. on Tuesday, leaving one man dead, police said.
The group was standing in a park in the community when the assailant pulled up in a white Honda Legend.
The victims included five men and a
Organizers of the YES Bahamas campaign said they are not surprised by the views expressed by the Bahamas Transgender Intersex United (BTIU) and human rights activist Erin Greene on the June 7 constitutional referendum.
The group “respectfully acknowledged” the decision made by the BTIU and Greene.