In the wake of a projected increase in unemployment due to Hurricane Dorian and with hundreds of people from the impacted islands out of work, Director of Labour John Pinder said yesterday that his department has started rejecting more notification of vacancy (NOV) applications to
The Bahamas finds itself at the bottom of a list of Latin American and Caribbean countries that have benefited from trade liberalization policies and implementation, according to a newly released Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) study that correlates trade liberalization with growth in economies and wages.
The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) recently received a generous donation of 19 cases of safety goggles and 49 cases of vinyl hoses from Marlin Marine.
The goggles have already been distributed to the institution’s auto mechanics classes and are being used by students. The
Sometimes athe best-intentioned customer service people can be knocked off their game when confronted by an unhappy, emotionally charged customer. I have witnessed company representatives inadvertently exacerbate heated situations due to lack of self-awareness, poor word choices and the inability to finesse discontented clients.
It has been almost three months since Hurricane Dorian slammed into Abaco as a Category 5 hurricane.
Dorian entirely wiped out and displaced thousands at The Mudd shantytown, which was one of the hardest impacted areas and one of the largest communities in Abaco that was
The recent statement by the most honorable Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis on his support for expunging the records of people convicted for possession of small quantities of marijuana is progressive, courageous and in my view the right thing to do.
For decades, many young
As we all know, The Bahamas has remained one of the top ranked tourist destinations in the world for more than 20 years, and tourism will continue to grow for more years down the road.
One of the reasons why is because of our successful
There are now just over six months remaining before the start of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season.
If it is the government’s intention to have the country move toward greater resiliency in its building code and disaster response modalities, tangible steps in this regard must soon
Former Cabinet Minister Shane Gibson yesterday remained silent and avoided questioning by prosecutors, immediately after a judge ruled that he had a case to answer on 15 counts of bribery.
Gibson, who is accused of abusing his position as hurricane czar for personal gain from January
Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Brave Davis said yesterday that the government made the wrong decision to increase its travel budget by $4 million in the wake of Hurricane Dorian.
“It’s a wrong decision at the wrong time when this country is facing a kind of