The unemployment report was released on Friday. The jobless rate essentially remained the same, moving from 10.1 percent in November 2017 to 10 percent in May 2018.
The latest survey provided data on the labor force as it existed during the reference period of April 29,
Dear Dr. Minnis,
As someone who says they are a scientist, it surprised me to read that you think that “The Bahamas is besieged by marine debris from the United States and international marine vessels”. Years ago, I used to sail a 24-foot boat from
One year after the current administration assumed office, the economy remains challenged.
According to the preliminary results of the Labour Force Survey for May 2018 recently released by the Department of Statistics, there has been deterioration in macroeconomic indicators since this administration was elected.
“The WTO has one of the most impressive records in global economic governance, by promoting trade liberalization and economic development.” – Anna Lindh
Successive Bahamian governments have expressed, with varying degrees of sincerity, commitment and resolve, that accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) is a desirable
A woman who attempted to cross Prince Charles Drive on Saturday night was struck by two cars and later died, police said.
The woman was walking near The Wok restaurant around 10 p.m. when she began to cross the road and was hit by a 2011
Police said a man was beaten and stabbed as he sat in the passenger seat of a moving car on Friday.
The incident happened around 7 p.m., when two men driving on Boyd Road reportedly started to argue.Police said the driver hit the passenger over the
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's president has arrived in Eritrea amid another diplomatic thaw in the restless Horn of Africa region.
"Somalia is ready to write a new chapter of its relations with Eritrea," Abdinur Mohamed, a spokesman for President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, announced on Twitter.
Joblessness in the country decreased marginally in the second quarter of 2018, moving from 10.1 percent in November 2017 to 10 percent in May 2018, according to the Department of Statistics.
The latest survey demonstrates that the size of the labor force increased at nearly the
The rate of vulnerable workers in The Bahamas has declined in the last six months, according to Department of Statistics Senior Statistician Cypreanna Winters, who presented the latest labor force data yesterday.
The department has said vulnerable worker status applies to anyone who is not permanently
Most Bahamians today are probably too young to remember the English satiric television program “That Was The Week That Was”, which was aired in the sixties under the very competent host David Frost.
A strong feeling of nostalgia for that program came over me this past