Banking has returned to Long Island and is hopefully on the road to expansion, Member of Parliament for Long Island Adrian Gibson said last week, revealing that Omni Financial Group Limited is open and will participate in a town hall meeting on Friday to apprise
The Abaco cays are the key to restarting Abaco’s economic recovery post-Hurricane Dorian, President of the Abaco Chamber of Commerce Ken Hutton told Guardian Business yesterday, adding that the government and private sector have to work to get the private sector functioning again, by removing
The United States Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has issued an advisory informing U.S. financial institutions of updates to the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) list of jurisdictions with strategic AML/CFT (anti-money laundering/combating the financing of terrorism) deficiencies – which includes
The Chamber of Commerce’s spokesperson on energy yesterday slammed government plans to increase Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) bills to repay an upcoming rate reduction bond.
Deborah Deal, who chairs the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers’ Confederation’s (BCCEC) Energy and Environment Committee, said, “I honestly feel like we’re
Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Brave Davis yesterday questioned the government’s need for a rate reduction bond to finance Bahamas Power and Light’s (BPL) new and unspecified power generation assets.
Minister of Public Works Desmond Bannister tabled the Rate Reduction Bond Bill in the House of
Three men opened fire on police with an AK-47 assault rifle and another firearm Sunday night after a separate shooting nearby, police reported.
Mobile Division and South Central Division officers were patrolling in the area of Yellow Elder Gardens around 8 p.m. when they heard gunshots being
A man entered a Rubis service station on Prince Charles Drive on Sunday after 10 p.m., pulled out a handgun, demanded cash and fled the scene, police reported.
Surveillance footage obtained by The Nassau Guardian shows a man, of dark complexion, wearing a white camouflage bucket
The government is seeking to improve coastal resilience across The Bahamas, beginning with pilot programs to replenish natural ecosystems on Andros, Grand Bahama, Long Island and New Providence, Minister of Public Works Desmond Bannister said yesterday.
The announcement comes over two months after Hurricane Dorian devastated parts
Bahamas Christian Council (BCC) President Bishop Delton Fernander said yesterday that the council will await a report by the Bahamas National Commission on Marijuana before giving its position on marijuana.
That report is expected to be handed over to Cabinet sometime in January.
“We as a council
A juror’s illness yesterday delayed the close of the prosecution’s case against former Cabinet Minister Shane Gibson.
Gibson, 58, faces 15 counts of bribery over claims that he abused his position as hurricane czar following Hurricane Matthew in 2016 for personal gain.
Gibson, who is on bail,