Opposition Leader Philip Brave Davis has reiterated the Progressive Liberal Party’s (PLP) general support for the measures the government is taking in an effort to contain COVID-19 in The Bahamas, but called on the Minnis administration to allow liquor stores to operate, and also objected
In excess of 200 businesses have already applied for the government’s Business Continuity Program, which provides a portion of a $20 million loan facility to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs).
And the numbers are expected to grow, according to Edison Sumner, who is the vice
Shaunae Lynes, a 20-year-old Bahamian student living in Atlanta, Georgia, said she feels rejected by The Bahamas during the COVID-19 pandemic.
She is one of hundreds of Bahamians temporarily prohibited from entering the country following the government’s recent decision to close the borders.
“It feels like I’m being rejected [by] my
On March 24, by COVID-19 Emergency Order (No. 2), the government prohibited all foreign persons from entering The Bahamas through any public or privately owned air or sea port.
Three days later, Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD) advised that Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) was closed
As we sit astonished by what COVID-19 has done abroad, it highlights several problems with our economy we must begin to consider.
A global shutdown has initiated mass layoffs at the hands of hotels and other businesses and has thrusted many in the direction of
The public health goal is to prevent the exponential explosion of COVID-19 by the curfew, social distancing and the “lockdown” of many businesses.
However, a paper published on March 25, 2020 by the Chan School of Public Health at Harvard, states that, “It’s unlikely one
“What the citizens of the world share in common, is the fear and panic associated with the threat of contagion and an uncertain future.” — Dr. Timothy Barrett
One of the most common expressions that we hear daily is, “Oh! What a time!” And what a
Some landlords in The Bahamas still expect tenants to pay rent despite the fact that many people have been laid off from work due to the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
They argue that landlords still have responsibilities to meet during this time.
“If I give consideration
Some landlords are considering reducing rent on their commercial properties by 50 percent, or deferring the payments to the end of the lease in order to help businesses affected by the country’s shutdown as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19), Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate MCR Bahamas
Following a report that several men charged with violating curfew on Grand Bahama were allegedly homeless, Bishop Walter Hanchell, chairman of Citizens For Justice Bahamas, condemned their arrests as “wrong and totally unjust”.
The curfew was imposed by the prime minister as an attempt to contain the spread