A Cabinet minister yesterday said the Government is “open to suggestions” from the private sector on tariff cuts that could be incorporated in the upcoming 2022-2023 Budget as a means to ease the impact of surging inflation.
WHILE they wait on the restrictions to be lifted for mass gatherings at public outings, Bahamas Roadmasters is encouraging persons to come out and participate in their Cancer Treatment of America Virtual 9th Bahamas Half Marathon and 10 Kilometre race.
Former Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis must now be deeply regretting his decision to call for a general election eight months before it was constitutionally scheduled, with the gradual decrease in COVID-19 infections and the uptick in tourist arrivals in Nassau.
Photo-op Minister for Foreign Affairs and a CARICOM official designated on the folly of CARICOM to try to obtain reparations from the United Kingdom.
Police are investigating after the body of man was found on Palm Tree Avenue early on Saturday with injuries suggesting he may have been attacked by dogs.
HEALTH Minister Dr Michael Darville suggested officials are considering creating vaccination bubbles for some events, though plans for this have not been finalised as yet.
A former Cabinet minister yesterday accused the Davis administration of “burying their head in the sand” to The Bahamas’ “detriment” on global tax moves that threaten to impact this nation.
NATIONAL Security Minister Wayne Munroe said he has seen nothing regarding D’Onya Bella Walker’s death that suggests sexual abuse.
Cement shortages have hit the Bahamian construction industry at least three times in the past month, it was revealed yesterday, with suppliers yesterday suggesting the backlog will cause a 20 percent cost hike for the sector.
THE Free National Movement has responded to Education Minister Glenys Hanna Martin’s criticism of her predecessor Jeffrey Lloyd, with the party noting that Mr Lloyd was not criticising the Ministry of Education, but was simply offering suggestions.
POLICE Commissioner Police Paul Rolle suggested on Friday that police promotions are in the pipeline.
Citizenship - who has the right to it?
AFTER blaming the government’s easing of restrictions on the recent surge in COVID cases, former Minister of Health Renward Wells has come under heavy fire from the chairman of the Progressive Liberal Party who has referred to him as a “total failure as a minister.”
A POLICE officer testified yesterday in the ongoing trial of a former employee of Solomon’s Fresh Market, who is accused of stealing $342.50 worth of groceries.
While your story appearing in the business section of Thursday the 15th September, 2022 regarding a recent action involving two erstwhile clients of mine was somewhat balanced in its content, the chosen headline (“Ex-Minister’s son Denies Land Fraud”) tends to suggest that I was either a party or defendant to the action in question.
EV’s or in simple language ‘electric vehicles.’
NEW trade data suggests a rebound for the Bahamian economy as imports and exports are up year-on-year.
IT would seem any suggestion of bi-partisanship in politics is long gone.
The Prime Minister’s hint that the Government is mulling lower taxation for gas station operators was yesterday branded the “right approach” even though margin increases may not be considered.