As fears of the coronavirus spread globally, health officials announced yesterday that the government has implemented a travel ban on all non residents of The Bahamas who have visited China in the last 20 days.
Residents will be allowed to return, but will have to be quarantined
The University of The Bahamas (UB) broke ground on a $95-million-dollar residence and multipurpose building yesterday morning.
The project, which Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis touted as one of the single largest investments in the Over-the-Hill community, has been years in the making. The facility will be constructed
The Ministry of Finance announced last night that revenue intake increased by nearly $92 million during the first six months of the fiscal year.
The government collected roughly $1.1 billion in revenue, a 9.1 percent increase over the previous year, according to a snapshot for the first six months of the
Aman responsible for servicing ATMs at CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank (FCIB) allegedly abused his position of trust by stealing almost $300,000 over a three-month period, court papers allege.
Prosecutors say Travis Seymour, 30, of Blue Hill Road, while employed as a technician at Bahamas Power and
A corrections officer accused of defrauding the government of more than $2,000 in a sick slip scam was yesterday remanded to prison.
Alexander Burrows, 26, of Pride Estates, pleaded not guilty to three counts of fraud by false pretenses at his arraignment before Deputy Chief Magistrate
The Court of Appeal has quashed a 2013 decision that compelled the Bahamas Bar Council to issue a certificate of good standing and identification card to a fake lawyer.
Shavon Bethel applied for judicial review over the council’s refusal to issue him the documents after he
The Ministry of Public Works yesterday signed contracts of almost $6.3 million for consultancy services related to the construction of a new Glass Window Bridge on Eleuthera and for an upgrade to the Fire Station at Lynden Pindling International Airport.
The engineering consultancy contract for the
Supreme Court Justice Cheryl Grant-Thompson will rule February 11 on whether the attorneys for shantytown residents will be permitted more discovery evidence from the government.
The announcement came yesterday during a hearing to review an injunction, which was implemented in 2018, preventing the government from demolishing
Police said yesterday that a 72-year-old man died while diving in waters off New Providence.
According to police, the man, a foreign national, was diving in waters on the western end of New Providence shortly before 12 p.m. when he fell unconscious in the water. Police said he
Before the close of the last decade, we spoke in this space about the indispensable role unity plays in the progress of this and any nation; a truism also highlighted in this week’s National Review.
At a time when the nation is still very much in