Nearly 30 people were taken into custody after Bahamas Immigration officers held a random search for illegal immigrants throughout various areas of New Providence yesterday.
One Haitian-Bahamian pastor is calling on the government to do “what is right” and treat all people in The Bahamas, including undocumented migrants, humanely, but agreed with the government’s decision to give a deadline of December 31 for them to become regularized or leave.
I recently stumbled upon a farcical write-up in the opinion section of The Tribune newspaper provocatively titled, “Is Minnis Becoming a New Mugabe?”
The letter was written by one Francio Smith. I have been reading The Tribune since the early 2000s. I cannot recall ever
The Australian Parliament yesterday began debate on legal recognition of same-sex marriage, one day after voters overwhelmingly backed marriage equality.
In a mail survey 62 percent of registered voters who responded supported same-sex marriage. The poll was non-binding, but Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull wants same-sex marriage
Police officers secure the scene on East Street after an apparent suicide inside an abandoned building yesterday.
A reduction in crime for tourism dependent countries, like The Bahamas, can lead to a significant boost in sales for private sector businesses, according to an International Monetary Fund (IMF) study titled ‘“Unleashing growth and strengthening resilience in the Caribbean”.
The study found that a ten
V. Alfred Gray.
Former Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Cabinet Minister V. Alfred Gray said yesterday the Minnis administration should be “embarrassed and ashamed” for wanting to bring a salary increase for parliamentarians.
“I don’t really see that they should be given that consideration now,” he said at his law
No new rules have been enforced by the Department of Immigration that mandate residents to produce documentation immediately upon request or face detention.
The government said the Department of Immigration continues to rely on the Immigration Act to govern all of its operations.
“It is unfortunate that
Human Rights Bahamas President Fred Smith yesterday accused Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis of being responsible for actions against undocumented migrants in The Bahamas that were far worse than any “draconian” measures implemented by former Foreign Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell.
“I thought for a moment, for
The Grand Lucayan resort in Freeport, Grand Bahama.
Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest said announcements related to the reopening of the Grand Lucayan will be made in “short order”.
Speaking with Guardian Business recently, Turnquest confirmed that there was a meeting with key players involved with the sale on Wednesday.
When asked if a resolution
Police officers investigate the scene after a male parent was shot while picking up his child from the St. Francis and St. Joseph Catholic Primary School grounds on Boyd Road yesterday. Ahvia J. Campbell
A man was shot in the hand in a parking lot near St. Francis and St. Joseph Primary School on Boyd Road shortly before 3 p.m. yesterday, police said.
When police arrived at the scene they found the victim inside a red car.
In a statement, the
The Free National Movement administration thinks too much about statistics and figures and not enough about people, Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Fred Mitchell charged yesterday in response to an announcement about job losses at Bank of The Bahamas (BOB).
“No doubt the government is bound