The trial of a Haitian man accused of attempting to obtain two Bahamian passports by fraud has been adjourned to August 28.
Prosecutors say John Doe, also known as Joseph Earle Francis, of Malcolm Road, was attempting to get passports for his children Jeef Earl Francis
The government has allocated nearly $19 million for travel and subsistence in the 2019/2020 budget.
In 2018/2019, it was budgeted $8.8 million.
The year before that, it received a budget of $9.1 million.
Asked about the increase yesterday, Acting Financial Secretary Marlon Johnson said, “The way that it’s
The government of The Bahamas yesterday offered condolences to the government and people of Jamaica following the death of former Prime Minister Edward Seaga.
“On behalf of the government and people of The Bahamas, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis expresses his sincere condolences to
The Bahamas ranks 14th in the world for prostate cancer, according to the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF).
Statistics from WCRF reveal that The Bahamas has 85.8 cases of prostate cancer per 100,000.
It also notes that The Bahamas ranks fifth in the Caribbean for the cancer.
It’s impossible to imagine The Bahamas without its vast network of coral reefs. Home to the island chain’s iconic grouper, snapper, sea turtle and spiny lobster stocks that sustain locals and draw tourists, losing these magical ecosystems would be an ecological and economic tragedy.
One of the government’s minister’s made his point in justifying the new traffic laws by saying that people driving under the influence of alcohol or marijuana should pay stricter penalties than for other traffic violations. He was referring to driving with an open bottle
On May 15, 2019, the University of The Bahamas (UB) in collaboration with Tourism Development Corporation (TDC) successfully organized a pre-workshop on “Community-Based Tourism (CBT): Empowering Bahamians. Encouraging Entrepreneurship” at the Franklyn R. Wilson Graduate Centre at UB.
At this workshop, I had the opportunity to
One of the earliest reasons for objection to the introduction of a carnival celebration in The Bahamas five years ago was the diversion of scarce budgetary dollars in support of what was a whim of the then prime minister, Perry G. Christie.
Much of the criticism
The Democratic National Alliance (DNA) yesterday said that the government’s “painful to watch” 2019/2020 budget communication ultimately fell flat and was “another episode of self-aggrandization and pats on the back”.
“The minister of finance delivered his third budget communication in the House of Assembly yesterday to a
In the final report of the third meeting of the experts in queen conch biology, ecology and fisheries released on May 24, a number of urgent initiatives are set to be put in place to maintain queen conch resources in the Caribbean.
Queen conch is the