A shantytown raid in Hope Town, Abaco, on Wednesday, led to the apprehension of 11 Haitian nationals, according to the Department of Immigration.
Seven men and four women were arrested during the operation.
The operation was conducted by the enforcement team of the Abaco district, which was headed by Senior Immigration
Three parliamentarians who failed to make their financial disclosures within the legally stipulated timeframe made their disclosures months later, Public Disclosure Commission Chairman Myles Laroda revealed yesterday.
The original deadline for public disclosures was March 1, but the date was legally changed to March 31 after there were
Morton Bahamas employees are ready to take industrial action if a resolution with the salt company is not achieved today, union president Jennifer Brown said yesterday.
“We are just going to the table to see if they are willing to move because we have moved drastically since we went
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs advised yesterday that The Bahamas was among several Organization of American States (OAS) members to recognize Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country’s interim president amid massive public protests.
Thousands of Venezuelans have taken to the streets in a movement
The Caribbean Bottling Company (CBC) is committed to supporting Bahamian environmental preservation projects, and has implemented a number of recycling and waste reduction programs in recent years. The company will continue its support of environmentally conscious initiatives with the introduction of the Dasani “Plant Bottle”.
Crime Stoppers Bahamas has received over 100 tips per year in the past two years, according to Chairman Marisa Ahwai.
Crime Stoppers was launched in The Bahamas in 2001, but it became dormant. Ahwai said efforts to rejuvenate the program in the past few years have
Centreville MP Reece Chipman resigned from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Wednesday. In a letter to House Speaker Halson Moultrie, Chipman said his decision was based on, among other things, a lack of action on the part of the committee.
“Therefore, Mr. Speaker, in light
The government is trying to attempt to balance its budget by increasing revenues. One of these measures was to increase VAT by 60 percent. At the time there was considerable negative commentary about the proposal, but on July 1, 2018 the increased rate was
The government’s silence on the C.V. Bethel incident is deafening.
Youth violence and rebellion are merely symptoms.
The marginalization of young people must end.
This administration is disconnected from the Bahamian youth reality.
A comprehensive and collaborative approach is needed.
According to recent media reports, a teacher was allegedly
Note: The main discussion in this article was adapted from Mihalič, T., Šegota, T., Cvelbar, L.K. and Kuščer, K.’s (2016) “The influence of the political environment and destination governance on sustainable tourism development: a study of Bled”, Slovenia, Journal of Sustainable Tourism, Vol. 24(11), pp.