Commonwealth Bank will this month “double” its quarterly dividend payment, and return more than 27 percent of year-to-date profits back to shareholders, as it forecasts returning to pre-Dorian annual profits of $50m-$60m for 2022.
A MAN was sentenced to one year at the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services yesterday for having a loaded pistol.
A LONG island man was sentenced to a year in prison after admitting to breaking into and stealing from a local medical laboratory.
BARBERS and beauty salons were yesterday said to be “rebounding very strongly” from previous COVID-19 restrictions as more professionals return to work in the sector.
A MAN was sentenced to two and a half years in prison in Magistrate’s Court yesterday after admitting to breaking into a church and stealing food.
A former Democratic National Alliance (DNA) leader is urging the Government to revisit the creation of a National Lottery as a means to assist vulnerable Bahamians struggling with the cost of living crisis.
THE Bahamas Grandparents’ Support Foundation, a newly formed non-profit organisation, is helping grandparents who are caring for their grandchildren in their golden years.
The Bahamas is suffering from “a shortage” of political leaders who “preach the lessons” of hard work as opposed to offering hand-outs and giveaways, an outspoken businessman is arguing.
LOCAL advocacy group Human Rights Bahamas said it is “appalled” by reports from Abaco that families made homeless by Hurricane Dorian are being “forced back into the street” as the government demolishes domes that were erected as temporary shelters after the monster storm.
A MAN was sentenced to two years in prison yesterday after admitting to shopbreaking and stealing over $4,000 worth of solar lights and a mechanic’s equipment.
TWO men were granted $5,000 bail in Magistrate’s Court yesterday for allegedly breaking into a restaurant and bar on Carmichael Road and attempting to steal various smoking products.
FOUR teenagers were granted bail in Magistrate’s Court yesterday after they were accused of attacking and stabbing another teenage boy.
POLICE Commissioner Clayton Fernander said officers have “the right to do what they have to do” when confronted with armed people who put their lives in danger.
A MAN was sentenced to a little more than two years at the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services (BDCS) for trespassing onto Government House grounds and stealing a lawnmower.
LET us hear a tale of two opinions on whether The Bahamas should become a republic.
THE Water & Sewerage Corporation’s general manager says the “flange blowouts” that disrupted supply to central Eleuthera for between a week to ten days have now been resolved.
IF YOU’VE been running on empty in regards to your social life or have just not managed press pause on every-day, mundane life to party a little, then the seventh annual Girls Night Out may just be just the perfect event for you.
A TOP financial expert has called for caution in political posturing over ways to ease the burden of inflation, explaining it is easy to “simply throw mud at a wall hoping something will stick”.
WITH the hurricane season heating up, local stores are advising Bahamians to make the necessary preparations in advance of a major storm.
A TOP financial expert called for Bahamians to save their money and stay away from frivolous borrowing.