The National Tripartite Council (NTC) has announced that it has secured the consultation services of Sumner Strategic Partners (SSP), which has already produced draft legislation and a draft white paper on the development of a National Productivity Council (NPC).
Speaking at a press conference yesterday on
A mobile food ordering and delivery company that has grown in popularity on other Caribbean islands has been launched in The Bahamas, aiming to make grocery shopping and take-out dining more convenient for Bahamians.
Island Direct was launched on St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands
It will take six months for the government to complete a heads of agreement (HOA) with Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) and the ITM Group for the sale of the Grand Lucayan resort on Grand Bahama, Tourism Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar said yesterday.
The government purchased the resort
Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Deputy Leader Chester Cooper yesterday questioned the numbers in the recent announcement that a sale for the Grand Lucayan hotel has been negotiated.
Cooper said he’s hoping it all works out for Grand Bahama’s economy, but he doesn’t understand how the announced
The father of a teenager who was stabbed to death on Tuesday said yesterday that Bahamians should not send their children to government schools.
“For the Bahamian public, if you all love your children don’t send them to no more government school,” Perry Rolle Sr., 48,
National Security Minister Marvin Dames confirmed yesterday that several Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) officers were sent on leave.
“It’s still a work in progress,” Dames said at police headquarters.
“We are still working but we make no apologies.
“This is not solely a law enforcement issue. This
LONDON, England – Janet Bostwick, the first woman elected to the House of Assembly in The Bahamas, received her appointment as Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, at an investiture at Buckingham Palace on Thursday.
Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge,
Commissioner of Police Anthony Ferguson suggested yesterday that there are no plans to place any additional police officers at schools, in light of the recent stabbing death of a 15-year-old boy on Pitt Road.
“We have officers on the street daily,” Ferguson told reporters following the launch of gunfire
As the government launched its ShotSpotter program yesterday and highlighted the increasing use of technology in the fight against crime, Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Fred Mitchell said the government needs to focus more on addressing the root social causes of the crime problem.
The Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) yesterday launched its much-anticipated ShotSpotter technology that will be able to trace gunshots in various areas of New Providence.
“On January 23 of this year, we signed a contract with ShotSpotter to implement the gunshot detection in New Providence,” said Chief Superintendent Zhivargo Dames.