A conclusion of the recently released Oxford Economics report laid out a problem at the heart of Bahamian society. In its World Trade Organization (WTO) Impact Assessment, the quantitative analysis firm found Bahamian workers lack the necessary skills and education for firms to adequately perform
Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday issued an emergency evacuation of the Abaco cays and portions of Grand Bahama, warning residents not to “be foolish and brave” amidst the “potentially life-threatening” Hurricane Dorian.
Minnis said emergency evacuations for up to 3,000 residents on the Abaco cays
A line of vehicles at Chelsea’s Choice held up traffic yesterday morning as residents carried out preparations in anticipation of Hurricane Dorian, which is expected to arrive in the northern Bahamas on Sunday morning.
Operations Manager Charmon Jennings said the water company is doing the best
A 22-year-old man was yesterday sentenced to two and a half years in prison for having an unlicensed firearm.
Police arrested Makiko Holmes on August 27, when they executed a search warrant on his McKinney Drive home and found a .40-caliber Smith and Wesson pistol, four rounds of
Three men accused of robbing a man following a traffic accident were formally charged yesterday.
Prosecutors allege that Richard Spence, 40; Levio Braynen, 28; and Deontae Ferguson, 22, while armed with a knife, robbed Luder Petit-Frere of cash and other items with a combined value of
The government and the Bahamas Public Services Union (BPSU) have reached a preliminary agreement over the payment of a lump sum to workers, the Ministry of the Public Service and National Insurance announced yesterday.
Under the agreement, the government will pay members of the BPSU an
On April 18, 2011, then Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham tabled The National Investment Policy in the House of Assembly.
While presenting the document, Ingraham noted then that parts of this policy were not new and in fact “some aspects…date back to the 1960s”.
In his statement,
Contrary to popular belief, children born in The Bahamas to illegal migrants are not entitled to be registered for citizenship. Two examples illustrate this point.
Example one: Peter buys a car, which he then gives to his wife as a gift. Later, the police determine
As Hurricane Dorian continued to pick up strength, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis issued an evacuation order for the Abacos and parts of Grand Bahama, warning residents in those areas not to be “foolish” as the potentially life-threatening storm bears down.
“Government has decided to institute