YESTERDAY, Baha Mar announced another opportunity for training and recruitment in its continuing efforts to recruit Bahamians to fill the more than 4,000 positions at the luxury resort which will be home to the largest casino in the Caribbean.
ENCOURAGING students and the nation to view writing as an art and profession is one of a number of reasons behind a lecturer’s founding of a writing workshop.
FREEPORT – Following a major firearm seizure in Exuma, a Bahamas Customs official expressed concerns about the new smuggling techniques that are being employed by gun smugglers in the Bahamas.
MINISTRY of Education officials have never had reason to question the character and leadership of an Andros high school principal convicted of manslaughter more than 30 years ago, Education Minister Jerome Fitzgerald said yesterday.
THE Court of Appeal has given the Crown and appellant’s counsel a week to research authoritative cases on whether the country’s second highest court is responsible for resentencing a man for manslaughter.
TWO Bahamian men are in police custody after they were arrested attempting to board a plane to Jamaica with money suspected of being the proceeds of crime.
THE lack of a public education campaign could be blamed for delays in any expected changes to the country’s constitution, a senior Cabinet Minister has confirmed.
DESPITE a decrease in overall major crime figures in the Bahamas, Police Commissioner Ellison Greenslade admitted that the country is still “in a bad place.”
RICHARD Johnson, President of the Public Service Drivers Union, yesterday called on the government to “keep their promise” and allow the industry to be owned and controlled entirely by franchise holders.
THE annual Cruise Shipping Miami Conference and Exhibition remains the largest and most valued business platform for the global maritime industry.
THE daughter of a North Andros High School principal convicted of manslaughter over 30 years ago defended her father’s character and qualifications yesterday as she called on critics to forgive and respect rehabilitated ex-convicts.
PHASE two of the Leon Levy Plant Preserve was officially opened by Prime Minister Perry Christie in Governor’s Harbour, Eleuthera, on Friday.
HOLLYWOOD celebrities flocked to the Bahamas recently as the Ministry of Tourism hosted the 40th birthday party for film producer Will Packer at Sandals Island.
BAHAMIAN workers would face grave reductions in take-home pay if a payroll tax were implemented instead of a Value Added Tax (VAT), the three leading government voices in financial affairs, including the Prime Minister, agreed.
PAY THE fine or do the time was a magistrate’s order to five Americans yesterday who pleaded guilty when charged with possession of dangerous drugs.