DIANE PHILLIPS: New mooring hotspot at Montagu, but are there plans to accommodate?
A STRANGE phenomenon has been taking place in Montagu Bay in recent months, growing exponentially in recent weeks.
‘Air cargo hub’ ambition for GB’s $200m airport
The deputy prime minister yesterday unveiled a $200m Grand Bahama International Airport redevelopment that aims to ultimately transform the facility into an international “air cargo hub” for the Caribbean and Latin America.
FTX: US interfering with $45m Bahamas recovery
FTX’s Bahamian liquidators are accusing their US counterparts of interfering with a $45m stablecoin recovery and failing to preserve the value of the collapsed crypto exchange’s $241m local real estate empire.
Sir Franklyn: Gas woe ‘won’t cripple country’
FOCOL’s chairman yesterday said he was “very confident a solution will be found” to the Bahamian petroleum industry’s financial woes, and added: “This will not be fatal to the country.”
Oban’s investors hit by $5m ‘fraud’
The principal behind the controversial $5.5bn Oban Energies oil refinery deal has agreed to be sanctioned and pay fines after being accused of defrauding investors in the project of some $5.2m.
ATLANTIS: DEAL WITH CONCERNS HEAD ON – RCI urged to address environment worries for $100m beach club
A senior Atlantis executive yesterday urged Royal Caribbean to tackle “head on” the concerns raised over its $100m Paradise Island beach club by providing “a more robust” Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA).
And then there were three. On Monday, March 13, the media profession in The Bahamas lost a giant of a journalist and broadcaster, Mr Ed Bethel.
PETER YOUNG: Maintaing Indo-Pacific peace is focus of AUKUS in face of assertive China
WITH the publicity surrounding last week’s San Diego meeting about the AUKUS agreement, I wonder how many people will have recalled one of US President Biden’s famous gaffes. T