After receiving dozens of “Bright Minds, Bright Future” applications, the Wendy’s and Coca-Cola teams faced the arduous task of narrowing the field of exceptional students down to a handful of finalists on Grand Bahama and New Providence. The 2018 crop of potential scholarship recipients was
A lawsuit by web shop owners could see the government lose at least $8 million in revenue as of result of what could be a prolonged delay in the implementation of the new sliding-scale tax on gaming house operators and a stamp tax on gaming
The government’s “meddling” in the gaming industry is “impermissible”, asserted Wayne Munroe, QC, who represents several gaming houses.
Munroe was commenting on the admission by Tourism Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar that the Minnis administration is seeking to slow down the rate of gaming, which he contended is “getting out of control”.
One day before they were to begin their final year of school, two 12th grade students from Jack Hayward Senior High School were killed in a traffic accident on Settlers Way and Frobisher Drive, Grand Bahama, shortly after 4 a.m. yesterday.
According to police, six male passengers were
The Ministry of Education yesterday signed an $8 million agreement with the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC), which will see every school in The Bahamas “digitally revolutionized” and outfitted with fiber optic cables for high-speed Internet, digital platforms for e-learning and 2,500 tablets dispersed to each preschool and
Former Minister of Tourism Obie Wilchcombe, who had carriage of gaming under the Christie administration and oversaw the regularization of the web shop industry, has expressed concern that gaming operators are being “victimized” by the Minnis administration.
Recounting the process that operators underwent to be regularized, Wilchcombe
Despite an increase in the Bahamian workforce at The Pointe, Bahamian Contractors Association (BCA) President Leonard Sands said he is still not satisfied that the project is living up to the terms in its heads of agreement (HOA), and called on the government to address
With all repairs completed on time and within budget, schools across the nation with the exception of the Rum Cay All-Age School and the new pre-school at Thelma Gibson Primary School, which was completed earlier this year, are expected to open today, Minister of Education Jeffrey
The Ministry of Education yesterday signed an $8 million agreement with the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC). The project is for public schools to be outfitted with fiber optic cables for high-speed Internet, digital platforms for e-learning and 2,500 tablets to each preschool and primary school.