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Inter-American Development Bank headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Government is continuing to nudge forward the long-proposed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), this time with the help of $3 million, part of a $30 million Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) loan dedicated to the government’s digital transformation. Component three of the loan outline calls for “providing

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Palm Cay’s half-size Olympic swimming pool.

Membership at an upscale, nautical community nestled along the southeastern coast of New Providence has swelled in the wake of a nearly $2 million upgrade, completely refreshing Palm Cay and its suite of amenities. The fast-growing community that employs some 100 Bahamians during its peak season

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American Airlines has a strong presence in The Bahamas, operating more than 150 weekly flights to the country during peak season.

American Airlines announced today that, effective July 16, 2018 the airline will be going cashless at Lynden Pindling International Airport. Passengers will be required to use credit or debit cards to make any transactions at the airport, including purchasing tickets and paying for checked baggage. “American

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BBahamas Power and Light (BPL) Chief Executive Officer Whitney Heastie (right) and BPL Chairman Darnell Osborne respond to questions from the media during a press conference at BPL headquarters Thursday.

Some of the 300-plus Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) employees who applied and were approved for voluntary separation packages (VSEPs) will leave the power company today, The Nassau Guardian understands. Employees who have taken the VSEPs will be phased out over several months, but those deemed

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Officials at Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) were still troubleshooting the root cause of an island-wide shutdown on Monday night that lasted more than four hours, according to BPL CEO Whitney Heastie. During a press conference at BPL headquarters, Heastie said preliminary reports indicate that lightning

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during an event to announce the 2018 Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP) ceremony at the US State Department in Washington, Thursday, June 28, 2018. The report said The Bahamas “fully meets the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking”. AP

For the fourth year in a row The Bahamas held onto its tier one ranking in the U.S. Department of State’s 2018 Trafficking in Persons Report, as it continues to demonstrate serious and sustained efforts to combat trafficking. The report said The Bahamas “fully meets the

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Member of Parliament for Bains and Grants Town Travis Robinson addresses members of the media yesterday. TORRELL GLINTON

Just over a week after he was fired as parliamentary secretary in the Ministry of Tourism, Bains and Grants Town MP Travis Robinson revealed his decision to launch a tourism consultancy, but declined to disclose whether he has been engaged by the government. “The consultancy work

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