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Customs goes electronic with new cruising permit submission
February 23, 2021
Customs goes electronic with new cruising permit submission

The Bahamas Customs & Excise Department has officially launched its electronic submission portal for cruising permit applications on the Click2Clear platform. The Cruising Permit Module is expected to dramatically improve the processing time for boaters when clearing Customs at the various ports of entry across The Bahamas. Boaters can now complete and submit declaration forms and make payment in ...

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February 08, 2021
Ministry of Education nearer to electronic device goal for every student

The Ministry of Education (MOE) is nearing its goal of acquiring sufficient devices for the 48,000 students enrolled in the public-school system. Through a public-private partnership (PPP) organized by Leno Trust, The Myers Group and the Antique Auto Club of The Bahamas donated tablets and approximately $16,000 to the MOE. "We are always appreciative of ...
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October 03, 2018
Ministry of Public Works Embarks on Electronic Plan Processing for Building Permits

The Ministry of Public Works (MOW) is responding to recommendations by the Ease of Doing Business Committee to improve its plan approval process thereby providing better service to the public...

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June 25, 2018
Next election will see electronic voting

The government has begun preparing for the implementation of electronic voting for the next general election, according to Minister of National Security Marvin Dames. If implemented, this would represent a paradigm shift in the way the electorate votes. Dames, whose portfolio includes elections, said the [...]
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URCA Welcomes a new Director of Electronic Communications
February 14, 2019
URCA Welcomes a new Director of Electronic Communications

Veteran journalist and broadcaster Carlton Smith has joined the Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority as Director of Electronic Communications (DEC). Mr. Smith’s...

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February 15, 2019
URCA welcomes new director of electronic communications

Veteran journalist and broadcaster Carlton Smith has joined the Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority as director of electronic communications (DEC). Smith's appointment came after an extensive, competitive recruitment exercise for this critical role. As DEC, Smith will have the overall responsibility for URCA's regulatory activities [...]
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October 02, 2020
Parents say children still without electronic devices

WITH public schools set to reopen next week, some parents are worried their children are not prepared as many are still without devices with which to take part in online lessons.

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October 27, 2017
Francis: Time for govt to allow new electronic banking services

Government should not protect large commercial banks in The Bahamas, but open up the banking sector in order to allow new electronic banking services to enter the market, Julian Francis, former governor of The Central Bank of The Bahamas, said yesterday. Francis, who was a [...]
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June 22, 2020
Social Services in Grand Bahama to Implement Electronic Wallet Digital Services

Minister of Social Services and Urban Development the Hon. Frankie Campbell has announced that at the end of June in New Providence, the Department of Social Services...

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July 30, 2013
New CRFM project to launch electronic policy on Caribbean fisheries

Fisheries stakeholders in Member States of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) will have the opportunity for stronger dialogue, under a newly initiated, regional project which aims to tangibly fortify their capacity to contribute to the development of policy directed at improving fisheries earnings and raising the standards of living of fisher folk. The CRFM had approached the Techni...

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