On Monday, November 20, Huang Qinguo, Chinese ambassador to The Bahamas, presented a check for $10,500 to Colby House for Teenage Boys, which is under the auspices of the Anglican Diocese of The Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands and a social outreach ministry
Government will meet with international credit ratings agency Standard and Poor’s (S&P) today, Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest confirmed yesterday. The country’s future rating hinges on this meeting between S&P and the Free National Movement (FNM) government.
Last year S&P delivered a blow to The Bahamas,
The Grand Bahama (Port Area) Extension of Tax Exemptions Bill, 2017 is expected to be debated in the House of Assembly today, with the intention of replacing the Grand Bahama (Port Area) Investment Incentives Act, 2016, crafted under the former Christie administration, according to Press
The Bahamas is making information and communications technology (ICT) the central route for future economic and public service development, Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest said yesterday, explaining that the country is committed to seeing this through.
Turnquest, who was speaking at the joint session of the
Caribbean hoteliers, including those in The Bahamas, are being advised to start planning for an increase in insurance premiums anticipated to range from 10 to 40 percent, according to a recent Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) press statement.
The recommendation was made by Scott
The Salvation Army’s Christmas Cheer program is feeding families in need of assistance this holiday season with the help of CIBC FirstCaribbean. The bank made a recent donation to the charitable organization.
“In addition to our regular provisions to those in our feeding program, the Christmas
Gustavus Ferguson was elected president of the Institute of Bahamian Architects (IBA) during the 2017 IBA general assembly in Nassau, and will lead the organization that represents Bahamian architects for a two-year term.
He has served as secretary/treasurer for the last three terms along with
A document that Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis characterized over the weekend as “fake news” and something he knew nothing of was discovered to be an official gazette that can only be directed by the prime minister, The Nassau Guardian can confirm.
The document, dated
Responding to comments from former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham lambasting and calling for amendments to the Commercial Enterprises Bill, 2017 (CEB), Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest said yesterday the government is “mindful” of the criticisms being made.
Ingraham told The Nassau Guardian yesterday that the
Training for 120 pending Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) recruits, which was expected to begin yesterday, has been pushed back due to an ongoing review of the RBDF’s recruitment process, The Nassau Guardian can confirm.
When contacted, Lieutenant Desiree Corneille advised that the final part