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'Greater confidence' if PM said COVID easing stays

Exuma's Chamber of Commerce president last night argued the Prime Minister would have created "an even greater confidence boost" if he had said the latest travel easing would stay through year-end.

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Christabelle nails a career in carpentry

Carpentry is usually not a profession associated with women, but Christabelle Izevbizua has been interested in woodwork and building things since she was in junior high school. And now, she has taken that years-long passion and created her own business platform, inclusive of workshops for aspiring young carpenters.

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Bishop in battle with cancer

“Doctors have given me 18 months more to live. God promised me up to 120 years. Whose report should I believe?”

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Recovery strategy exposes 'lost years'

The Economic Recovery Committee's (ERC) report is an admission The Bahamas has "wasted three to four years" that may have given it a head-start on COVID-19 recovery, a top banker said yesterday.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Brave lets strong language fly in the House

I WAS going in a totally different direction with the column this week, until the “bull s@@t” hit the fan in the HOA!

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Help Timiesha get back to school!

Student overcomes multiple hardships striving for a better life

All of the money Timiesha Knowles made and diligently savedfrom workingmultiple jobs just so she could fund her tertiary education has been sacrificed to keep her mother and family afloat, who were devastated by Hurricane Dorian and have now been left facing financial strains due the COVID-19 pandemic.

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“Things I wish I knew before I had sex...”

Bahamian women share their regrets and advice

For some women, recalling their first sexual encounter is no big deal; it’s something they can talk about freely and easily. For others, however, it’s a memory that takes some rediscovering, and maybe even some reassessing.

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Minister blames Baha Mar over benefits delay

A Cabinet minister last night blamed Baha Mar for the hold-up that has resulted in hundreds of its furloughed employees not receiving due unemployment benefits for up to four weeks.

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Recovery Committee: 'No sound ideas' for Freeport

The Economic Recovery Committee's report was yesterday blasted by a Freeport-based attorney for failing to propose a single idea for boosting Grand Bahama's economic growth.

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Gov't joins BPC in opposing oil Judicial Review

Environmental activists yesterday accused the Government of "jumping the gun" after it filed legal papers opposing their bid to halt oil exploration in Bahamian waters.

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Bahamian women demand ‘A Seat at the Table’

The TV show “A Seat at the Table” is a production made for women by women. Now in its second season, it is a platform that aims to provide a space for women to discuss topics that are often considered controversial and taboo, said creator Latoya Moxey. It also covers powerful and empowering ideas that are sometimes neglected and rejected by men and society as a whole.

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Major PI resort to shut Sunday

A major Paradise Island resort will offer workers voluntary separation packages following this Sunday's closure that will put at least 85 percent of staff back on temporary furlough.

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A growing community seeks to teach Bahamian women how to overcome trauma and reach their full potential

THE AUTHENTIC Woman - a faith based, female-focused community is seeking to help millennial women effectively navigate womanhood and gain the perspective, tools, and support they need to live confidently and find their purpose.

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All natural, all the way

Exuma native turns to 'bush remedies' for hair and skincare line

Exuma native Deanton Ferguson is a man of faith and he believes that God has given us everything we need to heal and take care of ourselves - bushes, trees, plants, all of earth’s natural resources.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Davis makes a friend request of Facebook - stop these people saying mean things

THIS week the Leader of the Opposition wrote to Facebook. Unfortunately, it was all “legal talk”. Fortunately, I was able to decipher it for everyday Bahamians:

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Erin's stalker ordeal

A POPULAR radio personality says she’s been living in fear for the past three months after several encounters with a stalker who has left her frightening messages on social media and hung around outside her place of work.

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Speech from the Throne 'highlights need for national development plan'

A FINANCIAL expert has echoed calls for a national development plan following government's Speech from the Throne earlier this week.

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Bring home the bacon for Exuma's swimming pigs

Tour operators were yesterday urged to "show good faith and pay their way" by paying a newly-imposed fee that will help ensure the welfare of Exuma's famed swimming pigs.

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Man fined for threatening to kill former girlfriend

A 21-year-old man who threatened to kill his former girlfriend was on Friday fined $500.

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Lockdown's mental toll

We are eight months into the COVID-19 pandemic, little has changed, and lockdowns are still the go-to method to curbing the spread of the new coronavirus.