The Attorney General said yesterday that part of the government’s upcoming legislative agenda will be bringing “company laws up to date”.
RETAILERS are gearing up to take advantage of the late renewal of the Value Added Tax (VAT) holiday for school supplies.
Bahamian musicians, producers and community activists Paul and Tanya Hanna are to host a concert this weekend, titled Gratitude.
CONSUMERS faced with inflationary costs say they are doing their best to cope.
THE Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce president says he is not surprised fires continually happen at the International Bazaar because vagrants have moved in and no one wants to take full ownership of the “derelict” property.
THE Leader of the Opposition has criticized government on its late fiscal snapshot report and warned of a “double whammy” of high taxes and higher priced goods.
THE Bahamas Humane Society has announced it is currently unable to accept stray or owner surrendered animals. This will continue to be the case until BHS is able to find homes for the animals it now has leaving additional room to accommodate new intake.
EDUCATION Minister Glenys Hanna Martin said yesterday repairs at T A Thompson Junior High School will be completed in time for the start of school on August 29.
A San Salvador businessman is beating COVID-19 economic slump with the Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) $20,000 funding he received in 2019.
DOUBLE talk — rubbish or what? Can’t OPM Health get on the same page and stop talking so much garbage of possibly when the Wear Mask Regulation will be cancelled.
LOCAL businesses say they are beginning to see sales ramp up as customers shop for supplies in anticipation of the opening of schools in the coming weeks.
THE multiyear COVID- 19 pandemic exacerbated a perennial criminal justice problem in The Bahamas and many other jurisdictions: the inability to prosecute criminals in a timely (swift), certain and fair manner, encapsulated in the coinage, Swift Justice, the concept of which has its origins in the thinking and research of the late American criminologist Mark Kleiman.
KWASI Thompson, MP for East Grand Bahama, has called on the Government to provide timelines for when it will announce dates for “critical” VAT-free initiatives that would provide savings to Bahamians locally.
Visitors to a cruise line’s Bahamian private island are forecast to increase by more than 427,000 per year once two piers are constructed to allow its vessels to properly dock, it has been revealed.
The Opposition’s finance spokesman yesterday voiced concern that Bahamian merchants and families could miss out on a significant inflation offset if no Back-to-School ‘VAT-free holiday’ is held this year.
The Prime Minister’s spokesperson says the Government is still trying to find a formula that brings the relief demanded by gas station operators but without inflicting more financial pain on already-struggling consumers.
THE day was gloomy and overcast with heavy grey clouds that conjured a wish for a rain shower to wash away all the dispiritedness and reintroduce bright sunshine on a warm summer day.
NEW Providence police are requesting assistance from the public to assist them in solving several armed robberies.
Nassau Cruise Port’s chief executive yesterday disclosed that average passenger occupancies will hit pre-COVID levels of 110 percent by year-end 2022 and beat its own recovery forecast.
For many years, author and church ministry leader Dr LaTazia “Doctor Tazz” Stuart suffered silently with the secret of infertility and miscarriages, feeling ashamed and embarrassed even after finally having children.