Carl Bethel. FILE
The government has agreed to further delay the imposition of the five percent stamp tax on gaming patrons and suspend the recently implemented sliding scale tax pending a Supreme Court hearing on October 5, Attorney General Carl Bethel confirmed today.
Attorneys for several web shop operators yesterday
Earlier this month the Ministry of Tourism reported that international arrivals to The Bahamas were up 10.2 percent for the year. The overall arrivals growth trend began last October.
Strong economies in the United States and Canada, the loss of rooms in the Caribbean due to
Pallbearers carry the gold casket of legendary singer Aretha Franklin after arriving at the Greater Grace Temple in Detroit, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018. Franklin died Aug. 16 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. AP
DETROIT (AP) — Organizers of Aretha Franklin's funeral insist it will be a service, not a show. Yet the Queen of Soul's final send-off on Friday certainly will encompass many elements, emotions and grand entrances that were hallmarks of her more than six decades on
The family of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., from left, son Doug McCain, son Jimmy McCain, daughter Meghan McCain, son Jack McCain. wife Cindy McCain, daughter Bridget McCain, daughter Sidney McCain and son Andrew McCain watch as McCain's casket is moved from the hearse before a memorial service at North Phoenix Baptist Church Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Phoenix. AP
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's Washington's turn to say goodbye to the late Sen. John McCain. And McCain is saying farewell — his way.
The six-term Republican senator, who lived and worked in the nation's capital over four decades, will lie in state under the U.S. Capitol
Dutch police officers near the scene of a stabbing attack near the central daily station in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Friday Aug. 31, 2018. Police the Dutch capital shot and wounded a suspect Friday following a stabbing at the central railway station. Amsterdam police said in a series of tweets that two people were injured in the stabbing and the suspect was then shot by officers. AP
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Police in the Dutch capital shot and wounded a suspect Friday following a stabbing at Amsterdam's busy central railway station.
Amsterdam police said in a series of tweets that two people were injured in the stabbing and the suspect was then shot by
The cruise industry has been part and parcel of the Caribbean tourism industry for decades, and is regarded as a major industry in The Bahamas. Nonetheless, the question must be asked: Is cruise tourism sustainable in The Bahamas? What, if anything, does the industry contribute
for my stay at the SLS Baha Mar with Alvin Robinson. PHOTOS:
Flamingling’ with Luca, Lynden, Indy and Baha — the quartet of baby flamingos residing at the SLS Baha Mar’s B.E.A.C.H. Sanctuary — stole my heart. It was actually my first time seeing a baby flamingo up close and personal, as well as their adult counterparts, for that
Selvinique Wright, winner of the Miss Bahamas Universe National Costume competition, in a costume designed by Bahamas Masqueraders and House of Raphelita.
PHOTOS: MISS BAHAMAS UNIVERSE
Selvinique Wright in a costume designed by Bahamas Masqueraders and House of Raphelita was the winner of the recent Miss Bahamas Universe National Costume competition.
Miss Bahamas teamed up with Commonwealth Fabrics to provide each contestant with four yards of material as inspiration to collaborate with
This image released by STX Entertainment shows Joel McHale in a scene from “The Happytime Murders”. AP
The Happytime Murders (Rated C)
Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Bill Barretta, Elizabeth Banks, Maya Rudolph
Genre: Comedy, Mystery/crime
According to the internet, he’s 39 years old.
Screenwriter Todd Berger, writer of the last two “King Fu Panda” films, is approaching 40. And Director Brian Henson – son of the