When Bahamasair is clear to fly again, the airline could take to the skies at only 67 percent capacity in its largest aircraft, in order to allow passengers to socially distance themselves, Bahamasair Chairman Tommy Turnquest told Guardian Business yesterday, adding that the airline’s management
Despite the financial instability and uncertainty among a wide section of the population due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Central Bank Governor John Rolle stressed that work toward establishing the country’s first credit bureau and assessing the credit worthiness of Bahamians will continue.
The credit bureau formally
Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Deputy Leader Chester Cooper yesterday called it outrageous that the European Commission is placing The Bahamas on another blacklist amidst the COVID-19 economic and health crisis, but he also questioned if the government has been compliant with commitments to the European Union (EU).
Crime, overall, in the country was on a downward trend prior to two murders taking place on New Providence in less than 24 hours on Tuesday, according to Commissioner of Police Paul Rolle.
During the country’s 24-hour curfew and weekend-long lockdowns ordered to stem the spread
A man broke the national curfew aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19 to get cigarettes, a court heard yesterday.
Police arrested Emmanuel Pelecamos on the curfew violation at First Street in Coconut Grove on May 5 around 9 p.m.
He pleaded guilty at his arraignment before
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest said yesterday the government will have to borrow at least $250 million in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Our deficit was going to be $677 [million] but we estimate that it’s going to be somewhere around
The Competent Authority has some explaining to do.
On the heels of controversy over last week’s entry of permanent resident donors, Eyewitness News reports that Lyford Cay resident Elizabeth Dingman, widow of the late billionaire philanthropist Michael Dingman, was granted entry via private aircraft last week,
The Bahamas Constitution Party believes that the decision by Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis to accept Dr. Duane Sands’ resignation from the Cabinet was the correct one, but we are also disappointed that Dr. Sands found himself as collateral damage in an FNM administration
Dr. Duane Sands, MP for Elizabeth, has been obliged to pick up his marbles and demit office as minister of health.
Years ago, I held a brief for he and a few other then candidates. I had high hopes for Dr. Sands but within a
Bahamian Junkanoo icons Percy “Vola” Francis and Arlene Nash-Ferguson are two of the cultural “giants” who will play a key role in the development of the groundbreaking Junkanoo museum at Nassau’s cruise port.
This unique cultural attraction will be stationed directly across from the new arrivals