Noting that they serve at the pleasure of the prime minister, outgoing Agriculture Minister Renward Wells and outgoing Transport Minister Frankie Campbell said yesterday they were not surprised by the prime minister’s decision to reshuffle four members of his Cabinet.
In a statement on Monday, the
As the CARICOM Regional Commission on Marijuana gets ready to present its findings from a study on the Caribbean’s viewpoint on the decriminalization of marijuana at the CARICOM Heads of Government meeting this week, Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said yesterday that the government
Police say a man drowned in the Berry Islands yesterday.
According to police reports, the victim, a passenger on a cruise ship, was found unresponsive in waters off Great Stirrup Cay. He was pulled from the water and CPR was administered. The man was then transported
Insisting the government has no real plan for the shantytowns across The Bahamas nor the people who could be displaced from those illegal communities, Opposition Leader Philip Brave Davis said the Minnis administration will continue to utter what sounds good to Bahamians, void of the
A wooden home on Inagua burned to the ground yesterday, police said.
The fire occurred sometime around 8 a.m. in Matthew Town. Police said no one was in the home at the time.
Officers from the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, police and residents helped fight the fire.
A Supreme Court judge has reserved ruling on whether or not a man can still have a fair trial despite a delay of 16 years.
Ernesto Penn was arrested in 2002 on charges of housebreaking, rape, armed robbery and conspiracy to commit armed robbery.
Penn, who was
No one likes paying taxes. No politician likes raising them. When you raise them people get angry. Your colleagues get angry. Your funders get angry. Your supporters get angry.
The Minnis administration is raising value-added tax (VAT) from 7.5 percent to 12 percent. Upset followed that
The World Trade Organization and the intention of The Bahamas to become a member has been a long-time discussion for over 18 years. The Bahamas has moved slowly toward becoming a member, which requires the removal of barriers such as customs duty to allow
Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands has stepped up his AIDS/HIV prevention campaign by advocating for sex education and free condom distribution for Bahamian students. Based on his communication to the press last week, Sands would target students as young as 14. Like the late
This opinion piece was first printed on April 6th, 2016.
I have said it before and I will say it again: Leadership matters and it matters a lot. No family, no business and no nation can experience direction, improvement, achievement or success without good leadership.