Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Deputy Leader Chester Cooper lambasted the government’s “uninspiring, unimaginative” budget communication, asserting that he doesn’t “believe the numbers” put forth by the minister of finance.
Last week, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest said despite raising the rate of
The British Colonial Hilton hotel had to be evacuated yesterday after a fire erupted in the hotel’s elevator shaft, according to officials.
“We can confirm there was an isolated incident involving a small fire in the hotel’s elevator shaft, caused by improvement work being conducted in the
Minister of Labour Dion Foulkes said yesterday that a report on the proposed amendments to the government’s heads of agreement (HOA) with Oban Energies will soon be presented to Cabinet.
In March, the government and Oban began renegotiating the controversial agreement, but there has been little
Four Haitian migrants and three Brazilian migrants were apprehended shortly before 11 p.m. on Monday, after police and immigration officers hindered a smuggling operation in the area of Flamingo Lane on Grand Bahama.
According to reports, officers acting on information went to the canal area off
While he was not completely satisfied with this year’s budget allocation for his ministry, National Security Minister Marvin Dames said yesterday that he understands the need to restrict spending amidst the government’s austerity efforts.
The government has allocated approximately $6.7 million to the ministry’s recurrent
As the Bahamian tourism sector begins to show increased signs of recovery following a sluggish decade, disharmony on the labor front will not be helpful.
Reports that the Bahamas Hotel Employers Association (the employers) and the Bahamas Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union (the union) are
The Bahamas is considered by most Bahamians to be a Christian nation, if not in practice, at least from a cultural standpoint, despite efforts by Bahamian modernists to chip away at the traditional values which have defined this country for decades. Consequently, Bahamian morality
Recently, I had occasion to give a talk to a group of financial executives about the country’s economic outlook. My statement to them is what follows:
The Bahamas’ economic outlook is one of sputtering advancement if one looks at key economic indicators. Gross domestic product, which
Recently, the trade frictions and economic and trade consultations between China and the United States have received high attention from the international community. On June 2, the Chinese government published a white paper entitled “China’s Position on the China-U.S. Economic and Trade Consultations”, which comprehensively
A 56-year-old man who admitted to striking his elderly cousin and injuring him was yesterday acquitted after a magistrate found the harm was justified.
Rudy Williams Sr., of Ferguson Manor, Perpall Tract, on Tuesday pleaded guilty to causing grievous bodily harm to 88-year-old Bernese Albury.