Politics

Government to Promote Investment in Aquaculture to meet Fisheries Demand

September 20, 2017

It will undertake a study of the country’s marine resources with a view to creating opportunities for the artificial propagation and enhancement of local fish stocks to assist in addressing growing demands for fish and aquaculture products, regionally and globally, and the ‘steep rise’ in the importation of fish and fisheries products over the last decade...

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Revealed: Names on the elite list and what they owe
Revealed: Names on the elite list and what they owe

September 20, 2017

FOUR former Progressive Liberal Party Cabinet ministers owed more than $20,000 each at Bahamas Power and Light, with one former minister in arrears for some $60,000 as of July, according to a list obtained by The Tribune...

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Samoan Agriculture Minister pay courtesy call on Bahamian Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries

September 19, 2017

Samoan Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries the Hon. Lopaoo Natanielu Mua paid a courtesy call on the Bahamian Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries the Hon. Renward Wells at his office, Monday, September 18, just before a meeting in the country...

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Foreign Affairs host luncheon for CARICOM Chairman

September 19, 2017

Bahamas Minister of Foreign Affairs the Hon. Darren Henfield (third right) hosted a small luncheon for CARICOM Chairman and Grenada Prime Minister, Dr. the Rt. Hon. Keith Mitchell (third left) on Saturday (September 16, 2017) following the delegation's return from Ragged Island where they toured the devastation caused there by Hurricane Irma...

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Foreign Affairs Minister addressed UN High Level Meeting on Impact of Hurricane Irma

September 19, 2017

The Hon. Darren Henfield, Minister of Foreign Affairs, addressed a high level meeting convened by the UN Secretary General and the President of the General Assembly on the impact of Hurricane Irma on the Caribbean region...

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Move to Automated Exchanged of Information Causing Issues for Financial Services Pratitioners

September 18, 2017

The DPM was Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. Peter Turnquest said among the issues financial services practitioners are contending with is the move to automatic exchange of information, particularly for matters related to taxation in other jurisdictions...

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Interesting Global Trends in Wealth Management Industry Impacting The Bahamas

September 18, 2017

The DPM was Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. Peter Turnquest said globally, there are some interesting trends in the wealth management industry, which likely are impacting registrants, licensees and stakeholders in the investment funds, securities and capital markets in The Bahamas...

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Hurricane hit will cost us - for now
Hurricane hit will cost us - for now

September 13, 2017

TOURISM Minister Dionisio D'Aguilar suggested yesterday the industry could take a hit in the wake of Hurricane Irma if it can't shake the "destruction in the Caribbean" image being presented to various North American markets...

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Diplomatic Relations between The Bahamas and Montenegro

September 11, 2017

Diplomatic Relations were established between the Commonwealth of The Bahamas and Montenegro, 6 September, 2017...

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs -Hurricane Irma-Bahamas Overseas Office
Ministry of Foreign Affairs -Hurricane Irma-Bahamas Overseas Office

September 11, 2017

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to advise that The Bahamas Consulate General in Atlanta will be closed Monday and Tuesday, 11 and 12 September, respectively...

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Statement from the Honorable Adrian Gibson, Member of Parliament for Long Island

September 08, 2017

Statement from the Honorable Adrian Gibson, Member of Parliament for Long Island:

Long Island Hurricane Irma Update #3:

The worst of Hurricane Irma is over.

Fortunately, I can say that no deaths or injuries have been reported.

Official assessments of south Long Island have been completed. An assessment of north Long Island is currently ongoing.

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Hurricane Irma Evokes 'Political Maturity'

September 06, 2017

Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert A. Minnis Wednesday commended Opposition Leader, the Hon. Philip “Brave” Davis for his assistance in helping to ensure that Bahamians and residents of the Southern Bahamas were safely evacuated into the capital...

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Bahamas-China Friendship Association working to expand people-to-people relationship between the two countries

September 04, 2017

Executives and members of the Bahamas-China Friendship Association paid a courtesy call on the Governor General, Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, at Government House, Wednesday, August 30, 2017...

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The Ministry of Finance responds to Bradley Roberts

September 04, 2017

It is unfortunate that Mr. Roberts did not take the time to avail himself of the facts with respect to the non payment of workers. That is, if his true intention was to ensure the well being of those employees...

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BTVI and Labour Ministry to Rekindle Partnership

September 01, 2017

Minister of Labour, the Honourable Dion Foulkes, recently pledged to rekindle the ministry’s partnership with The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI), thus paving the way for its graduates to have a better chance of obtaining employment...

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Govt confident on Pointe progress
Govt confident on Pointe progress

September 01, 2017

FOREIGN Affairs Minister Darren Henfield said China’s recently announced restrictions on overseas investments will possibly impact “new investments” in the Bahamas but not those that have already been approved, such as The Pointe or Baha Mar.

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Minister Campbell Tours Bahamas Maritime Authority and Bahamas Marine Cadet

August 30, 2017

The Hon. Frankie A. Campbell, MP, Minister of Transport and Local Government met with staff at the Bahamas Maritime Authority (Nassau Office) and Bahamas Maritime Cadet Corps (BMCC) at Shirlaw House on Monday, August 28, as part of his familiarization tour of the these areas...

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Minister of Transport and Local Government met with Staff at Road Traffic Department

August 30, 2017

The Hon. Frankie A. Campbell, MP, Minister of Transport and Local Government met staff at the Road Traffic Department, at the T. A. Robinson National Stadium, August 28, 2017...

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Statement by Minister of Labour-"Labour Minister and Price Commission vow to Protect Consumers"

August 30, 2017

The Minister of Labour, Senator the Hon. Dion Foulkes along with members of the newly-appointed Price Commission have vowed to protect the rights of consumers throughout The Bahamas. Members of the Price Commission convened their first board meeting recently at the Ministry of Labour...

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Bahamas China Friendship Association pays courtesy call on The Governor General

August 30, 2017

The executive team and members of The Bahamas China Friendship Association presented Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling with a certificate that designates her as Honourary President of the Association...

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