The purchase of the Grand Lucayan Resort in Freeport will ultimately cost taxpayers at least $100 million, projected Exumas and Ragged Island MP Chester Cooper yesterday.
The government on Wednesday tabled the resolution and purchase and sales agreement for its $65 million acquisition of the resort, detailing
Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis will attend the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York between September 23 and 29 September, 2018, the Cabinet Office announced yesterday.
Minnis will be accompanied by his wife, Patricia, and a delegation comprising Minister of Foreign Affairs
Views of marijuana are shifting dramatically.
Uruguay was the first country in the world to fully legalize in December 2013. Its dispensaries began selling weed in July 2017.
Canada will be the second country to do so on October 17.
In the United States marijuana is illegal at
On the very same day (September 19, 2018) that it tabled a bill to borrow $35 million at four percent interest in order to complete a $65 million purchase of a property valued at $57 million (having agreed to forego $3.25 million in stamp
The Bahamas government once again finds itself embroiled in a controversial deal involving an international company, once again leaving the Bahamian people with more questions than answers. Some say it’s déjà vu, which means it feels like it’s happened before.
Prior to the 2017 general
Education Minister Jeff Lloyd has been one of the more productive ministers in the Minnis Cabinet. Education is a massive challenge to any government in this country. Yet Lloyd has grabbed his portfolio by the horns and, by all appearances, has performed as well
Just a few weeks ago, the calm, clear and assertive voice of an exceptional man faded out. Kofi Annan has departed, sooner than expected, for the just territory of legends. For those of us who were his colleagues, collaborators and friends, these are days of
A camp worker accused of the sexual assault of an American teen was yesterday committed to stand trial in the Supreme Court.
Julian Stewart, 27, who is charged with the June 28 rape of a 17-year-old camp participant on a beach on Harbour Island, received the prosecution’s
A man arrested after he body slammed a woman in a row over a parking spot admitted the crime, a court heard yesterday.
Romeo Cartwright, 44, of King Fish Road, is on trial, accused of causing harm to Karissa Evans.
According to Corporal 294 Dawson Smith, Cartwright
Bahamian sculptor Stephen Burrows died peacefully at home on Tuesday morning.
He was 81.
Burrows was a distinguished steel and metal artist whose creations have been displayed in different parts of The Bahamas, most notably at roundabouts on New Providence.
Linda Mackey, Burrows’ daughter, said he died following