There will likely be delays in construction starts on new power plants due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) advised in its just-released policy paper on the regional energy sector.
While it advised member countries to take advantage of hedging opportunities with record low
As of today, the country will have its first new and large-scale test of COVID-19 mitigation strategies when hundreds of Bahamians traveling from the pandemic epicenter of the United States return home.
Government recently changed its containment policy for returning Bahamians, allowing them the choice of
I was very disappointed with the prime minister’s decision to reopen the numbers web shops.
As a result of Hurricane Dorian and the ongoing new coronavirus pandemic, The Bahamas government has disbursed many millions of dollars from the National Insurance Board (NIB) fund in unemployment,
Of late, many Bahamians have tried to avoid (as we always do) talking about class and inequality.
Many ignore the glaring classism that exists in the way politicians address themselves to the people they claim to represent.
As Hurricane Dorian and the coronavirus pandemic have come
There are those who believe the health services response will be greatly impacted by the resignation of Dr. Duane Sands as minister of health.
I do not believe this is the case.
The machinery for decision making and implementation is firmly established within the Ministry of
The government is working to find the best solution to reduce the dependency of state-owned enterprises and quasi-governmental organizations in the wake of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) threat, with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest contending that they will likely become bigger
Sandals Resorts International has announced to its travel partners that it plans to open its Bahamas resorts on July 1, and has released a comprehensive list of protocols to guard against the further spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) while hosting guests.
In an update to travel
Like most Bahamians being locked down, I am really getting my faith and fortitude tested. But we know this is the best thing for us if we are to stop the spread of the coronavirus in The Bahamas.
I decided to keep my sanity by starting a backyard farm.
Preliminary Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) estimates indicate that there will be a 45 percent decline in international tourism this year because of COVID-19, with the possibility to further decline by September. This can have negative economic implications for countries like The Bahamas
With thousands of people out of work, daily curfews and weekend lockdowns a normal occurrence in these troubling times of COVID-19, people can feel afraid, anxious and stressed, but a clinical psychologist says it’s okay to have those feelings.
“We want to reassure people that it’s