Commentary is taken from remarks given on April 16 at the opening session of the first round of WTO private sector consultations at the Ministry of Finance.
In the year 2000, The Bahamas obtained observer status in the World Trade Organization (WTO), which permitted The
Police yesterday shot and killed a 20-year-old man after he allegedly pointed a gun at officers on Sandy Lane, off McCullough Corner.
Relatives identified him as Deangelo Evans, a resident of Mason’s Addition.
According to police, officers were responding to reports of an armed robbery at Burial
Nine months after Hurricane Irma devastated tiny Ragged Island, Daniel Wallace feels "forsaken".
Wallace’s property in Duncan Town overlooks most of the settlement.
Asked what life has been like in the wake of Irma, Wallace said, "It's been very poor.
"You can see the mark it left behind.
Twenty-six Haitian migrants were caught near Venice Bay, not far from the Royal Bahamas Defence Force’s Coral Harbour base, after a 35-foot sloop landed early Sunday, authorities said.
A search for additional migrants was ongoing.
Authorities reported that the sloop landed shortly after midnight.
The defense force suggested
The two Haitian sloops that landed illegally near the Royal Bahamas Defence Force’s (RBDF) Coral Harbour base last year prompted the defense force to retrain a group of marines, though none was found at fault over the controversial incidents.
“There were persons who were addressed, but
While the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) investigation into what caused the HMBS Rolly Gray to sustain damage last month has been delayed due to one of the investigators traveling out of The Bahamas, RBDF Commodore Tellis Bethel confirmed the cost of repairs will be
I read where a senior public servant recently hung up on a journalist who was asking a question on behalf of the public, after demanding to know how the reporter got his private cell phone number.
If true, it is just further proof that we
Freeport once earned the appellation the "Magic City", due to its bustling tourism sector during its heyday when tens of thousands of stopover tourists visited Grand Bahama annually. With the construction and opening of the King’s Inn, Lucayan Beach Hotel and Billy Butlin's Vacation
The signs are there that this should be a good year for Bahamian tourism. The Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD) reported arrival numbers from December into the first quarter of 2018 that were not seen since the pre-recession period a decade ago. Last week we
“Those who do not learn from history are condemned to repeat it.” – George Santayana
We recently marked the first anniversary of the new Minnis-led Free National Movement (FNM) government. In this column of May 14, we reviewed the performance of the FNM’s first year, as