With the recent announcements of multimillion-dollar projects on the Family Islands, including the proposed sale of the Grand Lucayan in Grand Bahama to Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) and the ITM Group and the sale of Lighthouse Point in Eleuthera to Disney Cruise Line, the
The government tabled the Securities Industry (Corporate Governance) Rules 2019 yesterday. When passed in Parliament, it will mean that state-owned enterprises (SOEs) will be subject to the rules related to established principles of corporate governance as set out by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and
Ahead of the release of its report by global forecasting firm Oxford Economics, analyzing the impact of The Bahamas’ accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO), Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers’ Confederation (BCCEC) Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Beckles said yesterday the results of that
Lucayan Renewal Holdings Ltd. yesterday signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) and the ITM Group for the purchase of the Grand Lucayan resort on Grand Bahama for $65 million and the redevelopment of the Freeport Harbour, the government said.
Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Fred Mitchell said yesterday that the announcement that the government has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) and the ITM Group for the purchase of the Grand Lucayan resort should be met with caution.
Gladys Louis was so worried for her son’s safety that she planned to send him to live with relatives in Orlando, Florida, so he wouldn’t be bullied after school anymore.
But her son never made it.
Perry Rolle Jr., 15, was killed on Tuesday. Police said a
Englerston MP Glenys Hanna-Martin yesterday recalled the chance encounter she had with the 15-year-old boy who was stabbed to death on Tuesday afternoon and insisted that crime is not a political issue.
Hanna-Martin was referring to the death of Perry Rolle, a ninth grader at T.A. Thompson Junior High
Parliamentarians debated and passed the Road Traffic Amendment Bill, 2018, in the House of Assembly yesterday.
The bill will criminalize the use of cell phones and other electronic communication devices while driving, along with making it illegal to drive with open alcoholic beverages.
However, the bill states
There were 627 child abuse cases reported in 2018, according to statistics released by Minister of Social Services Frankie Campbell yesterday.
The number indicated a 10 percent increase in reports compared to 2017, which saw 570 cases.
Campbell, who was speaking at a Child Protection Month press
A man died on Tuesday night after crashing his car on Freeport, Grand Bahama, according to police.
Police said shortly after 9 p.m. while driving on Grand Bahama Highway and Coral Road, the lone driver of a gray Mitsubishi Galant struck a tree and died at