MINISTER of State for Finance Kwasi Thompson announced yesterday the launch of the Bahamas Electronic Cabinet Management Information System, also referred to as E-Cabinet.
A former finance minister yesterday criticised Royal Bank of Canada’s (RBC) top regional economist for reaching a “too superficial” and “self-serving” conclusion that the Bahamas is squandering its Value-Added Tax (VAT) revenue windfall.
A Cabinet minister yesterday said samples of animal feed, which Bahamian farmers believe is responsible for hundreds of livestock deaths, have been sent off for testing.
PRIME Minister Perry Christie yesterday indicated that the Government was making little to no headway in wresting back majority control of the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC), saying a conclusion had to be reached in talks between itselfand Cable and Wireless Communications (CWC) “sooner rather than later”.
OFFICIALS are hoping to soon bring a conclusion to the Grand Lucayan deal, according to Tourism, Investments and Aviation Minister Chester Cooper yesterday.
SENIOR government officials and executives of the Bahamas Girl Guides Association (BGGA) “reached a mutually agreeable conclusion” on the lease of property located at their Fort Charlotte headquarters on Wednesday, ending a 20-year ordeal. Prime Mini
EDUCATION Minister Jerome Fitzgerald pushed back yesterday against this newspaper’s report that he mischaracterised conclusions researchers at The College of The Bahamas made about the effect police presence in public schools has on school violence.
CABINET is close to reaching a conclusion that could increase the country’s aragonite mining revenue, Environment Minister Romauld Ferreira said.
CONTEMPT proceedings against Geoffrey Farquharson are expected to reach a conclusion today when Justice Bernard Turner determines what action, if any, the court will take regarding the lawyer’s conduct during the Marco Archer murder trial.
The Trade Union Congress’s (TUC) president has vowed to pursue the its grievance against Sandals Royal Bahamian’s termination of 600 employees to its “logical conclusion”, arguing that the Attorney General’s decision to nullify their case against the resort’s top executives had put workers in a ‘frightening” position.
A MAN who absconded near the conclusion of his double armed robbery trial was convicted by a Supreme Court jury.
“A SCIENCE professor who sparked a costly four-year corruption scandal at the University of New South Wales has admitted spreading false allegations and apologised to the university,” reported “The Australian” on August 3, 2014. “The Australian”, Australia’s largest selling newspaper with a weekly circulation of 116,655, had much to say about the case of Dr Paul Barach.
DESPITE the government’s unwavering pledge to recapture a majority stake in BTC, Prime Minister Perry Christie yesterday confirmed that executives have no intention to let go of the lion’s share in the company.
THE government was locked in meetings yesterday seeking to bring a successful conclusion to negotiations with Hutchison Whampoa over the embattled Memories resort, with Tourism Minister Obie Wilchcombe telling The Tribune that based on those talks he believes there is room for a “successful outcome”.
MINISTER of Social Services and Urban Development Frankie Campbell said yesterday legislation is being prioritised for the vulnerable in society, such as the elderly. However, he added, more discussion is still needed on the controversial issue of
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A CONCLUSION is expected in the private discussions between a Supreme Court judge and lawyers in the murder trial of a teenage girl and her ex-lover, who are accused of murdering Anna Garrison in 2009.
ASSISTANT Commissioner of Police Samuel Butler said that following preliminary investigations, the Police Fire Services has pin-pointed the cause of the fire at the Britannia Mini Mall as arson.
MINISTER of Foreign Affairs Fred Mitchell cautioned Bahamians not to jump to conclusions over the temporary suspension of non-immigrant visa services at the US Embassy.
The nation knows that I supported and voted for the now Minister of National Security who was seeking election to the House of Assembly for Mount Moriah. As a constituent and resident, I was terribly disappointed by the representation of the then MP. He was the worst of the worst in my view. This was no state secret as I had told the then DPM this on countless occasions, in the presence of that individual. The PLP and its leadership cadre paid me no mind, to their peril.