Eighty Haitian migrants were arrested on Monday night after authorities intercepted a 40-foot sailing vessel along the Exuma chain, authorities reported yesterday.
According to reports, the migrants were six nautical miles west of Beacon Cay, near the top of the Exuma chain, around 6 p.m., on
While the government committed to transforming Ragged Island into a “green city” after Hurricane Irma inflicted widespread destruction on the small island last September, residents face another hurricane season without basic services and amenities, including a reliable supply of potable water.
Despite this, Press Secretary Anthony
The Court of Appeal is expected to hear submissions today related to the Jean Rony Jean-Charles case, an immigration matter that has attracted widespread public debate since a recent Supreme Court ruling cleared the way for his return to The Bahamas from Haiti.
In January, Supreme
The government has officially acquired the old Phil’s Food Services building on Gladstone Road for the relocation of the General Post Office, Minister of Transport and Local Government Frankie Campbell advised yesterday.
“I’m pleased to inform that we are finally in possession of the notice of
Minister of Labour Dion Foulkes said yesterday that he has received numerous complaints from Bahamians regarding the number of apparent non-Bahamians who work in downtown Nassau, particularly on Bay Street.
“If… you just walk downtown, you see a lot of non-Bahamians, or people who appear to
The work of government is expensive. The Minnis administration will likely announce spending somewhere in the range of $2 billion today as part of the 2018-2019 budget.
One of the favorite attacks by oppositions is on the travel expenses of governments. People see ministers on trips.
Kindly permit me to share my views on the recent initiative announced by the prime minister to offer lots for under $30,000 to the uniformed branches of the civil service and to teachers and nurses.
Let me say at the outset that I have no
I work in the downtown area, specifically on Cumberland Street.
Daily, I sit at my desk and watch in utter amazement, as traffic comes to a complete crawl at the intersection of Cumberland, Bay and Marlborough Streets, (Dunkin’ Donuts sits on one side), because the
The Minnis administration will today provide its first budget not influenced – at least, so it is felt – by the former administration. Prime Minister Minnis said it will be “the people’s budget”. What exactly that means remains to be seen, but presumably it means
Press Secretary Anthony Newbold suggested yesterday the appointment of a Cabinet subcommittee and a technical advisory group to examine the Oban deal made it unnecessary for Parliament to appoint a select committee to probe the project.
“There is a process. There is a subcommittee that has