Amid calls for a military uprising in Venezuela, the Bahamas Ministry of Foreign Affairs said yesterday that it hopes for a peaceful resolution in the country, and called upon authorities in the country to protect the human rights of its people.
This comes after Venezuela’s opposition
Exumas and Ragged Island MP Chester Cooper yesterday reiterated his support for the decriminalization of marijuana in The Bahamas and called on the government to expunge the records of Bahamians who were caught with small quantities of the drug.
“Why do we still have laws arresting
Minister of Transport and Local Government Renward Wells said yesterday that the government will not allow the waters of The Bahamas to be compromised after it was revealed that Carnival Corporation cruise ships dumped almost 500,000 gallons of sewage in Bahamian waters in 2017.
Amid revelations that several of its cruise ships dumped nearly 500,000 gallons of sewage in Bahamians waters in 2017, Carnival Corporation said yesterday that it would never knowingly violate the sanctity of the Bahamian environment.
Senior Vice President of Global Port and Destination Development for Carnival
The Bahamas National Commission on Marijuana has been given an additional three months to examine the issue of marijuana in The Bahamas and make recommendations to the government, Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said yesterday.
Cabinet approved the formation of the committee last July, following
Minister of Transport and Local Government Renward Wells said yesterday that the introduction of the Commercial Recreational Watercraft (Amendment) Bill and the Water Skiing and Motor Boat Control (Amendment) Bill are critical to remediating the legislative deficit in the watercraft sector.
“Together, these instruments will modernize
Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Deputy Leader Chester Cooper articulated sensible policy in the House of Assembly yesterday. We hope the government listened.
The marijuana laws in The Bahamas need to change.
Two countries in our hemisphere have fully legalized the plant: Uruguay and Canada. In the United
I am pleased to submit a congratulatory message to celebrate the career of Emily G. Petty of Governor’s Harbour, Eleuthera, on the occasion of the naming of the Governor’s Harbour Primary School in her honor. The Ministry of Education has announced that the renaming
• This column is dedicated to two of the finest public officers (unnamed) this writer has known and admired for a lifetime.
When the late Sir Rodney Bain, who was the first Bahamian secretary to the Cabinet, was tragically killed in a car accident while still
Members of Parliament yesterday voted to reject the Public Accounts Committee’s (PAC) majority report and adopt the minority report written by Golden Gates MP Michael Foulkes.
The majority report, which detailed the PAC’s work during the current session of Parliament, was tabled by Opposition Leader Philip