“We will transform this crisis into an opportunity for our economic and national revival,” declared Finance Minister Peter Turnquest as he presented the government’s 2020/2021 fiscal budget dubbed “unprecedented” for the nation’s inarguably unprecedented times.
But the budget, while allocating significant and necessary sums for social,
To whom it may concern/ Bahamas Power and Light Corporation:
May 31 marks nine full months since the island of Great Guana Cay has had power.
Like the rest of Abaco, Guana Cay’s electricity was disconnected by Hurricane Dorian after the Category 5 storm made landfall on September 1,
I support the position of Pastor T.G. Morrison, who stated that the government does not have the power to tell the church what to do.
He’s a brave, bold warrior for Christ.
More of us should stand up for truth, justice and the church.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Bahamians, I write to you for support. Today, it is me asking you for your support, tomorrow it may be you asking me for my support. We, as Bahamians, do a great job at supporting each other.
Paradise “Hog” Island Lighthouse & Beach Club seeks
Andy Thompson said he’s honored to be the mastermind behind “The Last Dance” documentary, detailing Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls’ final championship run in the National Basketball Association (NBA), and wishes to alert young Bahamians of the many opportunities available to them through sports entertainment.
Andy, the younger
A total of five Bahamian collegiate track and field athletes are being honored for their performances during the 2020 indoor season as they were named to the USTFCCCA (U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association) Indoor All-America Honors List on Tuesday.
The five Bahamians are
Seeking to help Bahamians where there is very little breathing room in an already strained budget, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest yesterday announced a value-added tax (VAT) holiday among several other tax relief measures for the 2020/2021 fiscal year.
Called the “back-to-school” VAT holiday, the
The Island Game and Paradise Games filed a lawsuit yesterday against the attorney general and Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis, in his role as the competent authority under the emergency orders, contending they acted outside of the scope of the authority given to them under
Calling many of the government’s initiatives for the business community outlined in yesterday’s 2020/2021 budget communication “positive”, the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers’ Confederation (BCCEC) yesterday said some will require a joint effort between the government and private sector to work through.
BCCEC Chairperson Khrystle
The Minnis administration has increased its allocation for small business growth and development from $5 million last year to $55 million in the 2020/2021 budget.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest said this focused and targeted approach to the budget is intended to