The government forecasts a $12 million increase in the collection of air departure tax for the upcoming 2019/2020 fiscal year.
It projected $53.4 million in tax revenue for the 2018/2019 fiscal period and $65.7 million for the 2019/2020 fiscal period.
Asked why the government projected such a
Following several recent recalls on imported food products, the government is eyeing the development of a food registry to help quicken response times for recalled products, Bahamas Agricultural and Food Safety Authority (BAHFSA) Food Safety and Quality Director Dr. Patricia Johnson announced yesterday.
“You would have
June is Wound Healing Awareness Month. Wounds are sores or cuts in the skin also known as ulcers. Living with a wound that just won’t heal can be frustrating, scary and, potentially, serious. A foot ulcer can be prone to infection, which may become severe
Salt – it’s one of the oldest and most widely used seasonings. Saltiness is also one of the five basic tastes we experience, along with sweetness, sourness, bitterness and umami – and we all need some salt in our diets, but one physician is warning
With an $850,000 budget in place for the current year, and nearly a dry cupboard of funds when they entered office, the new administration of the Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations (BAAA) is left wondering how they will make ends meet.
The cash-strapped BAAA still has
Equestrian is not as popular as some of the core sports in The Bahamas, but it is on the move, and Bahamian show jumper Marcus Davis is headed to the renowned Spruce Meadows, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He is set to participate in the ‘National’
Among repeated calls for the current Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture to meet with the Bahamas Olympic Committee (BOC) apparently falling on deaf ears, the sporting community of The Bahamas got together in unison yesterday and proposed a joint effort in finally settling the
An increase in air arrivals spurred growth of 31.7 percent in the vacation home rentals market during the busy Easter season, statistics from The Central Bank of The Bahamas’ (CBOB) Monthly Economic and Financial Developments report for April reveal.
The report notes that the “off-resort” accommodations sector firmed by 18.7 percent
Observation of the retail locations for Investar Securities Limited’s Titan Funds reveals there is investor interest in the opportunity, Chairman of Investar and Titan Funds Hillary Deveaux told Guardian Business yesterday.
The fund officially opened to subscriptions yesterday and is geared at getting everyday Bahamians to grow their money