Financial abuse of the elderly in The Bahamas could amount to almost $2 million, Forensic Accountant and Managing Partner of UHY Bain and Associates John Bain said yesterday, adding though that there is not much data on this kind of abuse available.
Bain, who was speaking
RBC Royal Bank (RBC) has already funded six clients through its partnership with the Access Accelerator, Small Business Development Centre (SBDC), according to an RBC press statement.
RBC recently hosted a “Pitch Night”, where entrepreneurs presented their business plans and opened up their strengths and weaknesses to comment
The Harbour Island Commonage Committee is hoping to change commonage rules so that it can properly do business with the government as it relates to the redevelopment of the North Eleuthera airport, which sits on commonage land.
Attorney for the committee Richette Percentie told Guardian Business yesterday
Recently I took my daughter Kristina and her family – Jim, her husband, and my grandson Hercules – who were visiting from Toronto, Canada, to Long Island, the birthplace of her grandmother who was born in Deadman’s Cay.
Before going there, I told her about the
On an island where the psychological and physical scars of multiple hurricanes over the years is still evident, the reality of another storm on the way has many Grand Bahamians deeply worried and rushing to complete their preparations.
With Dorian forecast to strengthen into a major hurricane
A temporary injunction that forced junior doctors to return to work still stands after Bahamas Doctors Union (BDU) attorney Obie Ferguson was granted an extension by Supreme Court Justice Ian Winder yesterday.
Ferguson requested the extension due to a timing conflict with a trial which was set
Former Supreme Court Justice Emmanuel Osadebay, known for his passion for labor law, died yesterday.
He was 80.
Born in Nigeria on December 8, 1938, Osadebay was greatly recognized for his contributions to law in The Bahamas.
Osadebay obtained an LL.B degree with honors from the University of London in 1966 and was called
While warning Bahamians to not be “hoodwinked”, Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) Superintendent Matthew Edgecombe said yesterday there has been an increase in fraudulent marriages in The Bahamas.
“Back in the past, we had a few but now we think it is more prevalent now,” Edgecombe
An inspector accused of physically assaulting two women in Exuma earlier this month has been charged before the Police Disciplinary Tribunal and suspended from the police force, Acting Commissioner of Police Paul Rolle said yesterday.
“He was charged before the police tribunal and interdicted from the
A police reservist accused of the sexual assault of a teenage girl allegedly identified himself and his accuser in surveillance footage, a Supreme Court jury heard yesterday.
Dwayne Decosta, 55, has denied an unlawful sexual intercourse charge at his trial before Justice Cheryl Grant-Thompson.
Prosecutors allege that