Bahamas Telecommunications Company’s (BTC) operations in the Family Islands, “with the exception of Andros”, were closed yesterday because employees did not report to work. Stores on New Providence remained open. Dino Rolle, president of the Bahamas Communications and Public Officers Union (BCPOU), told Guardian Business yesterday that BTC employees decided “to take a
The Bahamas moved up six places to land at the second spot on the ship inspection white list of the Paris MoU Annual Report.
According to the release from the Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA), this is now the 17th consecutive year that The Bahamas has been
China’s growing economic presence in The Bahamas is not overly concerning, but The Bahamas must protect its sovereignty from all of its significant trade partners, Chairman of the Clearing Banks Association (CBA) Gowon Bowe said.
Last year The Bahamas imported $53.8 million in goods and services
The United Kingdom’s most recent increase in trade with The Bahamas is part of the nation’s continued effort to support its economic partnership agreements (EPAs) with CARIFORUM states.
According to the report “Continuing the United Kingdom’s trade relationship with the CARIFORUM States”, recently released by the
During her farewell address as governor general yesterday, Dame Marguerite Pindling called on Bahamians to rise above “divisiveness and discord” and find common ground, or risk destruction.
“There is a lot more out there that binds us together than divides us, and it is our challenge, nay, our
The families of Bahamian diplomat Alrae Ramsey, 28, and Blair John, 29, began to scream at the sight of the British Airways 253 aircraft on the tarmac at Lynden Pindling International Airport.
“Lord, no,” one relative shrieked.
It was the final flight of the two men who reportedly
A day after an American woman visiting The Bahamas was killed following a shark attack, the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources yesterday issued a public advisory for swimmers on New Providence.
“The public is advised to exercise extreme caution in and around the waters of
Exumas and Ragged Island MP Chester Cooper yesterday called for heads to roll after continuous power outages across New Providence over the past week.
“Someone needs to be fired,” he said in an address at a Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Southern Shores constituency meeting.
“Not tomorrow, but
Numerous concerns about the criminalization of marijuana were raised during a town hall meeting hosted by the Bahamas National Commission on Marijuana at St. John’s College Wednesday night.
Fenton Williams, 57, said the government needs to educate the public about marijuana rather than criminalize it if
A man jailed for fatally stabbing a man, setting his house afire and taking his valuables yesterday lost an appeal against his conviction.
Fritznel Richemond was acquitted of murder in the 2009 stabbing death of Garth Rolle but convicted of manslaughter.
Richemond, who was friendly with Rolle,