When Minister of Finance K. Peter Turnquest announced in the House of Assembly last week that a number of government departments and their programs would suffer financial cuts during the 2019/2020 budget presentation, those in the sporting community cringed. The allocation for sporting federations and
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) has announced its 2019 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) All-Americans list, and Bahamian Joshua Turnquest is a member. He was selected to the All-Americans singles list by the intercollegiate tennis body.
To qualify for the honor, an athlete must end
Central Bank Governor John Rolle said he welcomes the new streamlined, administrative process in collecting fees from financial institutions and the autonomy being given to the regulatory body to assess their business models.
Last week Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest announced that
Diamonds International has decided to roll out radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology at its Bay Street location, explaining that the technology will enhance its customers’ buying experience.
RFID is a form of wireless communication which identifies and tracks tags attached to objects which contain electronically stored information. The technology has
As Bahamian consumers continue to experience a pinch in their pockets following last year’s increase in value-added tax (VAT), the Central Bank of The Bahamas (CBOB) is projecting an inflation hike could persist over the near term, impacting consumer prices.
Domestic inflation rose by 1.2 percentage
The Trump administration has reinstituted restrictions on Americans traveling to Cuba, also banning cruise ship port calls that have become very popular since the Obama administration opened the communist island state to U.S. visitors, which in the past caused the Ministry of Tourism to raise
The body of 29-year-old Alrae Ramsey, a Bahamian and foreign service officer with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a student at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, was fished from the banks of Po River near the Isabella Bridge in Turin, Italy, around 3:30 p.m.
Minister of Labour Dion Foulkes said yesterday that the ministry is investigating conflicting figures surrounding the number of Bahamian workers at The Pointe.
Foulkes said that The Pointe presented reports to the ministry that indicated that the number of Bahamian workers was much higher than the
Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Brave Davis said yesterday that the absence of any official communication from Cabinet or Buckingham Palace that veteran politician C.A. Smith has been appointed governor general raises serious concerns.
In a video that was recently posted on social media, Smith notified a small
A 19-year-old Haitian man was yesterday charged with murder and three counts of attempted murder that stemmed from a shooting.
Prosecutors say Wesley Delhomme, of Pinedale, is responsible for the May 28 murder of James Delean and the attempted murders of Kevin Telusnord, Walvins Garconville and