The government would have to collect more than $1.6 billion in revenue from January through June this year to meet its revenue projection laid out in its 2018/2019 annual budget, according to data revealed in the “First Six Months Report on Budgetary Performance” compiled and
An “utterly unseemly” row erupted in the House of Assembly between members of the opposition and Minister of the Environment and Housing Romauld Ferreira yesterday over claims he breached opposition leader Philip Brave Davis’ privilege.
Davis made the claim shortly after the House resumed and the
A magistrate yesterday blasted immigration officials for failing to prosecute the owners of two clubs where foreign dancers were found performing without work permits.
Acting Assistant Chief Magistrate Carolyn Vogt-Evans asked why the owners of Cheetah’s Lounge on East Bay Street and Exclusive on Faith Avenue
The Haitian embassy has pledged to pay the fines of three Haitians charged with illegal landing.
Oseanie Jean, Marco Richard and Tanis Jean, all of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, pleaded guilty to illegal landing at their arraignment before Acting Assistant Chief Magistrate Carolyn Vogt-Evans.
The first two defendants were arrested
The Cabinet Office announced last night that Golden Gates MP Michael Foulkes is the new parliamentary secretary in the Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development.
As parliamentary secretary, Foulkes will be responsible for assisting the Minister of Social Services and Urban Development Frankie Campbell.
The relocation of the General Post Office from its East Hill Street location to the Town Centre Mall has been delayed to early March, Minister of Transport and Local Government Renward Wells said yesterday.
The move was slated to happen by Christmas, but was delayed to
The lawyers of fashion tycoon Peter Nygard yesterday filed an appeal against an arrest warrant issued for Nygard by Justice Cheryl Grant-Thompson on Monday.
The warrant was issued after Nygard failed to appear in court.
Nygard’s attorney C.A. Martin claimed he did not attend court on Monday because he was sick.
The appeal seeks
It was refreshing to read a letter from Abraham Moss (The Tribune, January 29) on government’s hasty and apparently under-noticed implementation of a credit bureau for The Bahamas. I was frankly beginning to think I was the only person to recognize this decision as
We have become seemingly obsessed with the proliferation of honorific and courtesy titles in public life, particularly when applied to current or former public servants.
Professional journalists the world over have adapted their craft to a set of guidelines over how to use these superfluous
Major developments are underway, near approval or in the planning for our downtown in Nassau. After decades of talk, if these projects come to fruition the area would be transformed.
The major development underway is The Pointe next to British Colonial Hilton. It is a $200 million