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
Bahamian Contractors Association (BCA) President Leonard Sands said he is still not convinced that China Construction America (CCA), the developer of The Pointe, is living up to the terms in the heads of agreement (HOA) for The Pointe, which requires the construction site to have
In honor of the 45th anniversary of The Bahamas’ independence on Tuesday, July 10, Baha Mar will host a week-long celebration for local and international visitors, taking place throughout the resort destination. The festivities will begin on Thursday, July 5, with an array of memorable
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
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.
Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) Chief Executive Officer Whitney Heastie (right) and BPL Chairman Darnell Osborne. FILE
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
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
Two American girls, ages 15 and 17, were allegedly raped on Harbour Island by two Bahamian men yesterday, Chief Superintendent Solomon Cash said.
According to a police report, the girls, who are visiting The Bahamas, were at a beach on the island sometime between midnight and
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
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