For too long, we as Licensees have feared for our position in this Company Town: this must change and we must ALL agitate for good things to happen.
GRAND BAHAMA, The Bahamas – The Grand Bahama branch of the Bahamas National Trust (BNT) is on a mission to protect and preserve the ecosystems of Grand Bahama. They have launched a new website to highlight the need to expand two existing national parks and two new areas that they want get established as national […]
From Heart Surgery in India for $1,583 Costs $106,385 in U.S. – Bloomberg Business: Devi Shetty is obsessed with making heart surgery affordable for millions of Indians. On his office desk are photographs of two of his heroes: Mother Teresa and Mahatma Gandhi. Shetty is not a public health official motivated by charity. He’s a […]
Dear Editor, Journalists from the three largest Bahamian newspapers committed sacrilege by publishing the story of Dame Marguerite Pindling owing more than $300,000 in real property taxes for her palatial $10 million mansion in the upscale Skyline Heights community. Dame Marguerite is the widow of the first prime minister of The Bahamas and the […]
by Lemarque Campbell “Indeed, if I may be permitted a brief burst of boastful pride, there is nothing in the whole of my more than 40 consecutive years in front line politics of which I am more proud than the fact that there has never been any serious allegation of corruption leveled against me.” These […]
Bimini, Bahamas – The head of Bimini’s Local Government Council says the people of Bimini welcome the Appellant Court’s decision to deny a request for an injunction to halt dredging for the construction of the Port at Resorts World Bimini. According to Local Government Chief Councilor Lloyd Edgecombe, the people of Bimini are pleased with […]
Government Imposed Taxes and Fees: September 11th Security Fee: A September 11th Security Fee of $2.50 USD applies per flight segment (maximum charge per trip–$5.00 USD one-way, $10.00 USD round-trip). A flight segment is defined as one takeoff and one landing. Passenger Facility Charges: Passenger Facility Charges of up to $18.00 USD may apply depending […]
TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Aug. 16, 2013) – This winter, sun seekers, golfers and families can escape to Grand Bahama courtesy of Sunwing as the tour operator announces new direct service to this island paradise from 6 cities across Canada. Starting January 16th, 2014, Sunwing will be offering weekly winter service from Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Winnipeg […]
Bethel Superstore was a part of the International event, this past Saturday, known as FREE COMIC BOOK DAY. Bethel Superstore, while it is more than a Bookstore, is still committed to encouraging Bahamians to read and be inspired. Bethel Superstore has supported FREE COMIC BOOK DAY for the past 7 years, because it encourages an […]
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FRIDAY 8TH MARCH, 2013 AT 5PM EDT A deepening low pressure center off the Carolina Coast is generating moderate to dangerous large swell which will propagate southward during the next seven days. Moderate to Heavy swells have begun bombarding the coastline of the more eastern […]
Freeport, Grand Bahama – Graham Couser Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at the Grand Bahama Shipyard released a mid-term report on the yard’s 2012/13 season and was optimistic for the balance of the year and the continued quest to be a ‘one-stop shop’ shipyard. During September 2012 and through to April 2013 the […]
by FREDERICK R. M. SMITH, Q.C. The Bahamas is in critical and dire need of an Environmental Protection Act. This legislation has been promised in the past by both the FNM and PLP governments. As the Bahamas broadens its industrial investment profile; encourages large scale urban development; promotes all inclusive anchor projects by Bahamians and […]
Ethnobotanist, Jeffrey H. McCormack, Ph.D., says that what makes “Bush Medicine of the Bahamas” unique is its innovative, multi-faceted, cross-cultural approach that integrates oral history with botany, anthropology, and pharmacology. Its integrative approach and readable style make it especially appealing to Caribbean travelers, herbal practitioners, and educators. It also serves as a guide to medicinal […]
The Bahamas has seen no end of ideas to protect Bahamian farmers yet, the consultants, bureaucrats and politicians continue to suggest that if they just get their hands on a few more tax dollars they can make it work.
The Hawksbill Creek Agreement is essential to the future development of Grand Bahama and by extension The Bahamas. Resolution of the concerns of the Government and the people about the management/ownership of the GBPA Ltd is a priority. There is a viable option to restructure the GBPA Ltd. to make it financially independent and accountable […]