Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday expressed support for expunging the criminal records of those convicted of possession of small amounts of marijuana.
The prime minister’s latest statement on the issue comes less than a week after he stated his support for the decriminalization of possession
Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Brave Davis yesterday urged the government to establish an economic advisory council to examine the state of The Bahamas’ fiscal and economic affairs.
His comments come less than a week after Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest
Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Deputy Leader Chester Cooper yesterday called on Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis to attract more “legitimate” foreign direct investment (FDI) to The Bahamas.
“There are many low-hanging fruit projects in the pipeline left by the former administration like the Children’s Bay Cay
The number of shelter residents in New Providence has decreased from 700 to 585, according to a recent update from the Department of Social Services yesterday.
According to the release, there are 457 residents at the Kendal G.L. Isaacs Gymnasium, inclusive of three tents, and 128
A situation report from the Ministry of Health recently raised concerns about the unknown immunization status of healthcare professionals working with Hurricane Dorian victims.
However, Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands reassured, “There is no significant actual risk.”
He continued, “The matter has been raised, given the rise
Some local fishermen have labelled the punishment of 17 Dominican poachers recently arraigned in court as a “smack in the face”, charging that the penalties should have been a reflection of the ongoing poaching crisis in the country.
On Tuesday, it was reported that the
With 60 percent of patients needing anti-depressants following Hurricane Dorian, a recent Situation Overview from the Ministry of Health indicated that there are gaps in psychological support service (PSS) provision on Abaco and Grand Bahama.
The report, dated November 22, noted that non-profit disaster relief
Colina Insurance Limited is a primary sponsor of the Nassau Music Society again this year.
The Nassau Music Society launched its 51st season on October 25 with a brass extravaganza at Baha Mar. This season’s lineup includes concerts by an eclectic variety of musicians from The
The attorney general and minister of national security are looking at “criminal networks” that were able to set up illegal generator connections in Haitian shantytowns on Abaco, Minister of Public Works Desmond Bannister said yesterday.
During a tour of The Mudd, the largest shantytown on Abaco, Bannister said
The group behind cleaning up debris in The Mudd shantytown said yesterday that they expect to be finished by December 20, but Minister of Public Works Desmond Bannister said it may take longer.
“I’m shocked at the progress they’ve made,” Bannister said during a tour of the