Monday, 30th November, 2020.
DOUGLAS Ngumi was wronged by this country.
HUMAN rights and constitutional violations in Haiti have been ignored for too long by the Organization of American States (OAS). The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has also avoided dealing with incendiary political issues in Haiti.
The lawsuit naming former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest as part of allegations over a $27m fraud scheme last week spurred a wide range of emotions. While some defended the Member of Parliament for East Grand Bahama, others noted a distraction of this nature saw it necessary for Turnquest to resign with immediate effect.
CARNIVAL Corporation on Saturday completed a routine embarkation of fresh crew on to a number of their vessels in accordance with established COVID-19 protocols, officials said.
THE Ministry of Health has received four ventilators to help the fight against COVID-19.
EAST Grand Bahama MP Peter Turnquest was right to resign last week as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, according to St Anne’s MP Brent Symonette.
The Grand Lucayan’s Board is mulling a February 2021 re-opening in a bid to prevent the resort from becoming a “wasting asset” amid the growing uncertainty surrounding its potential sale.
OIL exploration opponents yesterday said their demands for a drilling halt are justified by a study showing The Bahamas must match almost 60 percent of US offshore crude output to fully offset all economic risks.
A CABINET minister last night disclosed that the COVID-19 visitor testing system’s providers have yet to be paid as the Government determines the most efficient mechanism for getting funds to them.
DOUGLAS Ngumi, a Kenyan national who endured cruel and inhumane treatment during an unlawful six-and-a-half-year imprisonment at the Carmichael Road Detention Centre, has been awarded $641,950 in damages by the Supreme Court.
THE Bahamas National Trust has declared it is “categorically opposed to oil exploration in The Bahamas.”
In response to Kevin Evans’ bigoted and hateful letter published in your newspaper on Friday, please see below an article that was published shortly after the tragic shooting at a Pittsburgh Synagogue in 2018. I have highlighted several lines that are particularly relevant as a response to Kevin Evans’ myopic view of his fellow man (and woman).
I have been coming to Nassau for most of my life. I came first as a schoolboy when my late Father worked for the Bahamas Government civil service. Our family have returned regularly because we like the surroundings, the lovely weather and the friendly and welcoming Bahamians.
The United States dominated both the boards and points in the paint en route to a lopsided win over a shorthanded Team Bahamas at the FIBA AmeriCup 2022 Qualifiers.
DESPITE the restrictions imposed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the Bahamas Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation has selected a 11-member team, inclusive of seven competitors and four officials, to represent the Bahamas at the Central American and Caribbean Bodybuilding Championships.
THE management of risk has been a crucial and complex undertaking for businesses globally. Its efficient and effective handling requires solid corporate governance. Every business must protect themselves against the risk of potential interruption by fully assessing their vulnerabilities and deploying mitigating controls. One such risk is fraud.
A CABINET minister says the Government will not abandon legal reforms that bar foreigners from working on Bahamian-owned fishing vessels despite push back from major wholesalers and processors.
THE Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation’s (BAIC) general manager last night accused the trade union representing its line staff of rejecting “the olive branch” he offered upon taking office.
WITH major resorts set to open by mid-December, consultant physicians are concerned the country could be on the brink of a third COVID-19 wave.