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WORLD VIEW: Haiti and Peru biggest worries as democracy in Americas in decline

ALL the countries of ‘the Americas’ ie, those in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean are experiencing political, social and economic trials to some extent.

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ROAD TO 50: What next for nation’s environment?

WITh the country’s 50th independence approaching, Tribune Business sat down with people in the environmental field to discuss their vision for our environment going into the next 50 years.

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THE KDK REPORT: A long way down – part 1

THE internationally beloved movie, Mrs Doubtfire, starring Sally Field and Robin Williams, was released in 1993 and quickly became a smashing, box-office success. In it, Williams played a devoted and loving but unreliable father who temporarily loses custody of his children following his divorce.

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INSIGHT: Death threats to Prime Minister must be condemned outright

TALKING politics can be a passionate business. When I sit down and talk politics, it can get heated. People believe strongly in their viewpoints. But at the end of the day, we win or we lost at the ballot box. How did we get to a place where death threats are part of our new political landscape?

EDITORIAL: The language of hate must not prevail

IT seems the language of hate has taken a grip in our nation.

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Bain denies recent protests responsible for threats on PM

COALITION of Independents Leader Lincoln Bain says he finds it “ridiculous” that people would seek to blame last week’s protest as the catalyst for threats being made to the nation’s leader, insisting the party would never incite people to do such a thing.

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Two dead after separate shootings

Police are investigating two separate shooting incidents that have left two men dead.

‘Albany owns it now, OK?’

A controversial Austrian is moving to draw Albany’s principal investor into a multi-million dollar legal battle over his rival bid to acquire the neighbouring South Ocean resort property.

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Fiscal Strategy provokes ‘credibility’ and ‘love’ mix

The Government’s latest fiscal forecasts yesterday provoked contrasting reaction, with a governance reformer saying he “truly loves” the growth focus but the Opposition’s finance spokesman pointing to “credibility problems”.

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Up to 15% of property tax bills missing target

The Ministry of Finance’s top official says business tenants must accurately identify their landlord to prevent 10-15 percent of real property tax bills from being returned annually to the Government without payment.

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Bahamasair suspends flights to Haiti’s capital

Bahamasair’s weekly jet service to Cape Haitien has been “leaving full every time” even though service to the country’s capital has been suspended from January 28, its managing director revealed yesterday.

BPSU members protest over Parks and Beaches management

A GROUP of Bahamas Public Service Union members protested outside the Ministry of Works and Utilities on Friday to voice their frustrations about management at the Bahamas Public Parks and Public Beaches Authority.

Strong winds and heavy rain expected for week ahead

WEATHER officials are urging Bahamians in the northwest and central Bahamas to brace for strong winds and heavy rain this week from an approaching thunderstorm.

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Ministry of Transport signs MOU with Port of Miami

A MEMORANDUM of understanding has been signed with the aim of helping to build links with Port Miami in Florida.

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Bahamas Waste partners with organisers of 2023 Carifta Games

BAHAMAS Waste will continue to provide the sanitary care of the Thomas A Robinson National and Track and Field Stadiums by coming on board as one of the latest sponsors of the 2023 Golden Jubilee Carifta Games.

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FTX’s Bahamian liquidators move for US legal standing

FTX’s Bahamian liquidators will next Wednesday seek US legal recognition that will enable them to conduct investigations and pursue the local subsidiary’s assets held in the United States.

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AG seeks permission to demolish shanty towns

THE Attorney General filed a summons on Friday seeking permission from the courts to demolish an expanded shanty town in Abaco as well as at two locations in New Providence.

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‘All I want is justice for my child’ says victim’s mother

THE mother of a teenage girl shot dead on Saturday has said she is left heartbroken and hoping for justice for another child.

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PM ‘AS NORMAL’ DESPITE THREATS: Two anonymous calls warning of death for Davis

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis plans to continue his normal duties despite his office receiving two anonymous calls on Friday from someone who made death threats, prompting a full-blown investigation.

Time to seek highly skilled labour in agriculture

AS we hear the constant advocacy for reformed agriculture policy, we must admit there are many areas to be addressed. Access to land, stiffer penalties for theft of agricultural goods and labor are just a few of the areas that concern Bahamian agriculturists.