The Ministry of Finance will continue to focus on improving the ease of doing business (EODB) and cost of doing business (CODB) in The Bahamas, as well as entrepreneurship and revenue protection, Deputy Prime Minister and Minster of Finance Peter Turnquest told Guardian Business yesterday.
A $2 million reverse osmosis plant that will supply approximately 5,000 residents of North Eleuthera is scheduled to be completed in April 2019.
Suez Aqua Design Bahamas Ltd., a water technology and solutions company, has been awarded the contract to build the plant. It is expected that
Former Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) Executive Chairperson Darnell Osborne is seeking an apology from Minister of Public Works Desmond Bannister, more than $80,000 for “defaming” her and compensation for her “wrongful” dismissal.
In a letter to Bannister, dated October 25, Osborne’s attorney, Alfred Sears, QC,
The Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) apprehended 124 Haitian migrants in waters eight miles south of New Providence yesterday.
The RBDF said the apprehension took place around 3 a.m., after a 40-foot sloop was intercepted.
Of those migrants found on the vessel, 107 were males and 17 were females.
Janet Bostwick, the first woman elected to the House of Assembly in The Bahamas, has been named Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of The British Empire for service to politics.
Bostwick, 79, tops the list of the Queen’s New Year’s Honors.
She was first elected to the
A group of clergymen is calling on parents in The Bahamas not to cloak children involved in crime, before “you have to visit us to arrange their funeral”.
The call was made by Bishop Simeon B. Hall, senior pastor emeritus of New Covenant Baptist Church; Bishop Ross Davis,
The government’s refusal to release the environment impact assessment (EIA) for the controversial Oban Energies project seems “fishy”, Save The Bays (STB) Chairman Joseph Darville said yesterday.
Labour Minister Dion Foulkes, who chairs a Cabinet subcommittee charged with examining the deal, said last week the government will not
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Preston Paul Meeres, also known as Paul Meeres Sr., was a world-renowned Bahamian dancer and entertainer. He had no formal training, but developed his own dancing style. He also sang and played saxophone. Suavely striking at a slim and fit 6-foot height, he was
The column below was originally published on September 24, 2018.
“Education is everything! Education is the only thing! It is that magic key that unlocks the padlock of poverty.”
– Prince Wallace
This past September, scores of Bahamians who live in Minnesota, as well as several who travelled