Claims that government’s fiscal strategy is being dictated by international regulators like the International Monetary Fund (IMF) are a “complete and utter falsehood”, Acting Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest charged yesterday.
In fact, Turnquest chided Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Deputy Leader Chester Cooper,
Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Shadow Finance Minister Chester Cooper yesterday hit back at Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest’s assertion that it’s an “utter falsehood” that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is dictating the fiscal policies of the Minnis administration.
Cooper cited the IMF’s own Article IV
Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) stands to recoup hundreds of thousands of dollars in operational costs once it goes paperless next month, according to BPL Director of Public Relations Quincy Parker.
The power company recently launched its “Less Paper, More Green” campaign, which seeks to have
The Islands of The Bahamas were recognized with seven awards across three categories in this year’s USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards, including Best Caribbean Beach, Best Caribbean Island for Romance and Best Caribbean Dive Site.
The Bahamas took two number one spots in the annual
Last week, I understand from several listeners of a Guardian Talk Radio show in the morning that I was being ‘taken to task’, as one puts it!
Apparently, I was being vilified for my column of February 8, where I wrote about starting out and building
Minister of National Security Marvin Dames said yesterday the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) wants him gone because he is doing his job properly, and insisted he was fully in control when he made an outburst against Pineridge MP Frederick McAlpine.
The comments came in response to
The government will ensure that Bahamas Petroleum Company (BPC) goes through the necessary environmental processes in order to undertake exploratory oil drilling in Bahamian waters, Environment Minister Romauld Ferreira said.
Ferreira’s comments were an attempt to quell concerns from environmental groups, such as Save the Bays, reEarth and
The Bahamas criminal justice system ranked highest in the Latin American and Caribbean region, as reflected on the World Justice Project (WJP) Rule of Law Index, which was released yesterday.
This ranking is based on several indicators: Criminal investigation system is effective; criminal adjudication system is
A man and woman who failed to declare their casino winnings to U.S. Customs lost their money and got criminal convictions yesterday.
At their arraignment before Magistrate Samuel McKinney, Mario Kiezi, 28, and Samantha Kiezi, 27, both of Detroit, Michigan, pleaded guilty to a charge of failing
Free National Movement (FNM) Chairman Carl Culmer said yesterday he is concerned over the “unfortunate” butting of heads that took place between two FNM MPs after the House of Assembly suspended on Wednesday.
Minister of National Security Marvin Dames lashed out after he was approached by Pineridge MP