CIBC FirstCaribbean expanded its service footprint with the soft opening of its new Baha Mar branch on Monday – the first of its kind in The Bahamas. The new branch will exclusively serve over 5,000 Baha Mar employees, bringing modern, convenient banking to their doorstep.
The new branch,
Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands is expected to take the stand today in the bribery and extortion trial of former Progressive Liberal Party parliamentarian Frank Smith.
Smith is accused of demanding and receiving $60,000 from Barbara Hanna after helping her company win the contract to
The government has dissolved the New Providence Shantytown Action Task Force (SATF) as it awaits the outcome of a court hearing concerning the eviction of shantytown residents on New Providence, said Labour Minister Dion Foulkes yesterday, who chairs that committee.
After granting leave for a judicial
The attorneys who have withdrawn as counsel in the government’s shantytown litigation will still be paid what they are owed, said Attorney General Carl Bethel yesterday.
The government announced on Monday that Harvey Tynes, QC, and Roberts Adams, Esq., have withdrawn as counsel due to a
Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis has not appointed a team to investigate matters at Bahamas Power and Light (BPL), Press Secretary Anthony Newbold said yesterday.
Newbold, who held his weekly press briefing, was asked about the status of Minnis’ promised investigation into matters that unfolded between
Aman’s bullet-riddled body was found slumped over in a parked vehicle on Plantol Street early yesterday morning, police said.
Chief Superintendent Solomon Cash said the victim appeared to be in his 60s.
Cash said investigators had very little information regarding the murder and appealed to area residents who may have seen the
The opposition yesterday called on the government to make public the contract it signed with the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) on Sunday for the digital upgrade of all public schools in The Bahamas, insisting that, under the Christie administration, the proposed contract was assigned a
Before the government fully commits taxpayers to a $65 million debt by way of purchasing the Grand Lucayan hotel in Grand Bahama, it ought to make public the full details of the purchase, the operational strategy and business plan, Opposition Leader Philip Brave Davis said
Opposition leader Philip Brave Davis yesterday said that Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest’s acknowledgment that the Minnis administration’s budgetary goals could shift as a result of an at least $8 million loss in gaming taxes is a sign of a much more
May 10 marked the fourth consecutive time The Bahamas had a general election in May. This is a bad practice we keep repeating.
By law the budget statement is to be presented to Parliament by the end of May. The state’s fiscal year ends June 30.