THE Office of the Prime Minister and the Ministry of Finance will relocate to the former SG Hambros building, now the new Sir Cecil Wallace-Whitfield Centre, today. Telephone numbers and e-mails are unchanged.
THE United States Embassy in Nassau has stressed that the US State Department’s overall travel advisory for The Bahamas has not changed since a previous level two advisory was issued in February. In a post to its Facebook page, the embassy said an a
THE Bahamas’ position on marijuana remains unchanged despite the regional bid to further studies on its medicinal use. Foreign Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell maintained that there has been no further consideration on legalisation in an interview with The Tribune yesterday.
THE Bahamas has been ranked 39th out of 152 nations included in the Economic Freedom of the World: 2013 Annual Report, which has been released today by the Nassau Institute.
BAHAMASAIR has announced changes to its flight schedule in light of the coronavirus outbreak.
RETIED banker, economist and patriot Alfred Jarrett, pictured, died early yesterday morning after a massive heart attack.
THE US Department of State has issued another travel alert for The Bahamas ahead of the holiday season due to the “increased risk” of becoming a victim of crime.
Much has been said about fighting crime in The Bahamas but whatever strategy the government employs the situation will reach Nash equilibrium – a stable state of a system involving the interaction of different participants, in which no participant can gain by a unilateral change of strategy if the strategies of the others remain unchanged.
THE section of Exempt records in the new Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill 2015 released yesterday that was most expanded related to law enforcement.
THE national unemployment rate has improved - with labour force officials revealing on Friday a decrease to 9.5 percent.
THE Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations is mourning the loss of another one of its members.
Today, Moody’s Investor Services confirmed The Bahamas’ Baa3 credit rating—after initiating a review for downgrade on 6 July, 2017. Moody’s also left unchanged most of the risk ceilings for The Bahamas’ long-term and short-term financial obligations.
The Government yesterday unveiled plans to “maximise” its revenue share from oil exploration activities, although it is unclear whether its increased take will apply to the current licensee.
The usual PLP stalwarts have come out with the predictable drivel in your letters page reference the election.
The Chamber of Commerce’s chief executive yesterday said that despite the “encouraging” 1.2 percentage point decline in the national jobless rate, income inequality and unemployment among men must be addressed.Jeffrey Beckles told Tribune Business:
FIRST let me open by saying thank you Jesus, King of Endless Glory, who reigns in Heaven, for allowing me to see another NFL season, and for positioning ‘our’ Dallas Cowboys (Yes, God is a Cowboy, thus the retractable roof in the stadium, we leave it open so God can watch His team, the Cowboys, play) on the threshold of another Lombardi Trophy!
The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) assertion that Bahamian monetary policy should remain unchanged has been slammed as “unbelievable”, a well-known doctor asserting: “Interest rates must come down.”
THE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration last night announced that the government is to introduce a new series of passports at the end of this month.
THE FNM’s deputy leader yesterday said he could not support Cable Bahamas’ bid for a 27 per cent increase in the price of its basic pay-TV package, suggesting it delay this for “another year or so”.
This in reply to “The Graduate”, editorial letter 8th Feb 2017.