Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Carl Bethel has been elected as the deputy chair of the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF), a press release on the matter said, making Bethel next in line for the chairmanship as the Caribbean bolsters its (Financial Action
National Insurance Board (NIB) workers who are members of the Union of Public Officers (UPO) went on work to rule yesterday as tensions over an outstanding industrial agreement boiled over.
UPO President Ghion Roach was flanked by scores of NIB workers as he made the announcement outside the
Former Court of Appeal President Dame Joan Sawyer said yesterday that Haitian Chargé d’Affaires Dorval Darlier was “completely out of line” when he criticized the court’s decision to imprison Haitians convicted of minor immigration offenses.
“I think he was completely out of line to try and
Minister of Labour Dion Foulkes said yesterday the government’s Shantytown Action Task Force is “ready to move” whenever an injunction banning the demolition of shantytowns is lifted.
“As you know, there was an application made before the Supreme Court and the judge put a hold, an injunction
The official death toll for Hurricane Dorian has climbed to 67, according to National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Director Captain Stephen Russell.
“As the debris clearance operations [continue], we’re mindful that we can still be in the recovery mode, searching for deceased persons that may still
Acting Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) Commodore Dr. Raymond King indicated yesterday that improving the RDBF’s strategic positioning to respond to natural disasters could avoid some of the issues the defense force was criticized for in the wake of Hurricane Dorian.
“In many cases, it’s not
The Leonard M. Thompson International Airport in Marsh Harbour, Abaco, will be opened to international flights within 10 days, according to John Michael Clarke, who is the co-chairman of the Reconstruction Committee.
“The fence contract is supposed to be issued this week,” Clarke said.
“Based on the
Freedom of the press is not simply the freedom to report the news, but it is the freedom to attain the goals of objectivity, accuracy, fairness and truth in whatsoever manner the press chooses — with the citizenry and not the government being the rewarder
Quite apart from the fact that it was a diplomatic faux pas for the attorney general to have responded to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) so rashly, his emotive knee jerk defense of The Bahamas was in
Speaking in the House of Assembly last week, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis announced that the government has collected just under $7.4 million in donations since Hurricane Dorian.
“And, Mr. Speaker, I just want to give an update. [T]here are many Bahamians who believe that