Englerston MP Glenys Hanna-Martin yesterday compared the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) to the local Pineapple Express Asue Holders scheme, which the Securities Commission of The Bahamas called a Ponzi scheme.
During her contribution to a resolution thanking the governor general for delivering the Speech
Shadow Minister of Finance Chester Cooper said yesterday the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) does not support the implementation of income tax, and “we do not equivocate or waffle on the subject”.
Addressing the House of Assembly, Cooper, the MP for Exumas and Ragged Island, said
Opposition Leader Philip Brave Davis yesterday declined to comment on whether he supports the government’s plan to accept students and others from Dominica into The Bahamas as the country rebuilds after Hurricane Maria.
“There is a standard policy of assistance to our CARICOM sisters in
When schools open across the country each school year the focus for many is on purchasing items to go back to class. Ensuring children are properly dressed and have the hardware necessary for learning is an important part of parenting. However, nice bags, pens and
It is extremely unfortunate that the prime minister received the blow-back that he did from the Bahamian people concerning how he decided to assist post-hurricane Dominican students, however all of the criticism he received was self-inflicted. He obviously committed to an idea without
In March of this year, I penned an article on the development of a villa for champions from home, abroad and around the world to flock to and frolic within The Bahamas. I most believe that my latest article also advocated a cruise within
When last have you been asked to learn something new? Have you had to learn to type, to text or to use an automatic teller machine? Learning is not a fixed or finite thing that we do today and then refuse to do tomorrow. A
On Monday afternoon, two families in Chippingham were shattered.
The family of eight-year-old Eugene Woodside Jr. and the family of Dennis Moss, 24.
The two were not related.
Moss was being chased by gunmen, who accomplished their mission.
They also killed the child when a stray bullet pierced his
A woman who was jailed for six years after she failed to pay more than $144,000 in restitution to the 21 persons she ripped off in a property scam wants to appeal her conviction, despite pleading guilty.
Daisy Mae Johnson pleaded guilty to 21 counts of
During a somewhat heated presentation in the House of Assembly on Wednesday, Minister of Works Desmond Bannister blasted former Minister of Education Jerome Fitzgerald who has accused him of defamation.
Bannister, who denied defaming the former Progressive Liberal Party MP, charged that as far as