The government has been looking at the option of creating a national lottery, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest said Friday, adding that a decision on this kind of economic stimulus is a long way away.
Turnquest made the revelation during a question
The government has been running pilot tests on the new Bahamian Electronic Single Window (BESW) system set to not only revolutionize the Bahamas Customs Department, but also lead to the drastic reduction of lost revenue at the border as a result of agents “cheating the system”, Deputy
The government has called for proposals to build a website for its Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) and, in the request for proposals (RFP) document, has outlined the pillars of the government’s proposed micro-, small- and medium-size enterprises (MSMEs) policy framework.
The document, which Guardian Business viewed, explained
Aliv, as part of its duty to the community, stepped up to the plate to donate funds as well as necessary items, including clothing, to 96-year-old Pinedale, Eight Mile Rock, resident Doris Smith.
Smith is one of the island’s oldest inhabitants who nearly lost everything in
The government is still prepared to purchase the Grand Lucayan hotel if it cannot find a buyer, according to Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis, who did not give a time frame for when that call would be made.
“The Grand Lucayan, under no circumstances, can be
The rise in youth unemployment and the increase in discouraged workers are “troubling indicators that demonstrate the FNM’s (Free National Movement) reckless policies are coming home to roost”, Shadow Minister of Finance Chester Cooper said.
According to the preliminary results of the Labour Force Survey released
The Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) is closer to getting a new constitution, which chairman of the party’s constitutional review committee Raynard Rigby said will make the party more democratic and more flexible in the management and political operation of the various constituencies, and will open the
Days before he was scheduled to begin his third year of university, Achintya Garikaparthi, 18, was killed in a traffic accident shortly after 9 a.m. on Friday.
The 2016 St. Augustine’s College graduate was on his way to complete the last day of his summer internship
The Ministry of Health said it is committed to rectifying outstanding issues that the Bahamas Nurses Union (BNU) has and noted that it has proposed the implementation of a new shift system for nurses working on night duty.
The ministry released a statement on Saturday outlining
More than six months after six people were killed in a plane crash in waters off Mastic Point, Andros, the Bahamas Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA) announced several regulatory changes aimed at cracking down on air hacking.
Not long after the crash, investigators revealed that the pilot was