Bahamian agriculture has been developing in an “ad hoc” manner for far too long, the Bahamas Agricultural Producers Association’s (BAPA) president telling Tribune Business yesterday that a market information management system, inclusive of crop forecasting, needs to be produced.
LONG Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner yesterday criticised the formation of a committee to oversee payments to Baha Mar creditors, insisting that this was evidence the Christie administration lacked the ability to plan well, instead relying on “ad hoc” governance.
The Government is still moving too slowly for the private sector’s liking in clearing the “last remaining cobwebs” surrounding unresolved Value-Added Tax (VAT) concerns.
The Chamber of Commerce has expressed concern about the “ad hoc” organisation of the Government’s apprenticeship scheme, a key component in a $50 million scheme to improve workforce productivity and employment prospects.
The Bimini Bay Resort is facing a homeowners revolt in the Supreme Court, with multiple purchasers voicing concerns over how their properties and multi-million dollar maintenance fee sums are being managed.
The Government was yesterday urged to stop the “ad hoc” imposition of new taxes, amid warnings that its National Health Insurance (NHI) financing plans will cause “a further contraction” of the private sector.
IT IS easy to blame organisers for the debacle that was supposed to be a glam-packed Fyre Festival and instead went up in flames, becoming the non-event, empty tent city with pictures that went viral and fury heard round the world.
Almost 90 per cent of Bahamian farmers are effectively ‘disenfranchised’ because they do not own the land they use, a senior agricultural expert yesterday calling for a strategic plan to develop the industry rather than “the regular ad-hoc approach”.
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has criticised the Government’s debt management strategy, warning that its reliance on domestic investors to cover a $1.2 billion financing gap would “likely be more expensive” and create an increased fiscal burden.
ARCHBISHOP Drexel Gomez yesterday urged the Christie administration to immediately establish a code of ethics, citing the political party's record and public criticism.
THE region is still in recovery mode from Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The 2017 hurricane season is not over yet, but already it has been declared one of the top 10 most active Atlantic hurricane seasons on record.Financial estimates of the damage caus
By NEIL HARTNELL Tribune Business Editor The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation's (BCCEC) chairman has given his "110 per cent support" to the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) call for more services to be outsourced to the private
IT IS interesting to see the Davis administration leap into action over the Royal Caribbean lease of Crown Land on Paradise Island.
Chamber of Commerce executives yesterday voiced concerns that the National Development Plan (NDP) has "gone cold" and left The Bahamas without a road map to higher growth.
FREEPORT – Grand Bahama will get a boost in visitor arrivals next week when a new airline is expected to arrive on the island as part of a trial run.
The government is working to develop a new licensing regime for aragonite mining that is “almost ready” for unveiling, a Cabinet minister has revealed.
ATTORNEY General Ryan Pinder said the Davis administration wants to change laws to help people who are kept in limbo as they await prosecution.
Small business owners were yesterday said to be pushing for a march on Parliament, given that long-promised legislation to support and grow the sector was “collecting dust” within the Government.
ANY attempt to develop Andros without establishing properly planned and zoned districts will be a “hotbed” for economic and social chaos, a Bahamian engineer has warned.
The Prime Minister has renewed The Bahamas’ call for the United Nations to take more responsibility for overseeing tax and anti-financial crime initiatives that have battered its financial industry for two decades.