“Port Authority, don’t give away Taino Beach. The west side of Taino Beach does not belong to the Port Authority. It belongs to the people of Freeport,” said attorney and environmentalist, Fred Smith.
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The government is sending a strong message to potential tax evaders by setting up a new court to prosecute VAT evaders. Businesses will have a host of new responsibilities and obligations when VAT comes into effect.
Government has been accused of “stalling” the final investigation into the abuse claims of Cuban detainees at the Carmichael Road Detention Centre.
Thirteen Cuban migrants, 10 men and three women, were apprehended by the U.S. Coast Guard near Cay Sal Bank on Sunday, and will be sent to the Detention Center in Nassau.
The Government of The Bahamas is the largest employer in the country. Yet, its old and deteriorating offices and problem-laden new construction do little to incentivize a productive workforce or a future generation.
Six people, all related, including a two-year-old girl, died in a fire that destroyed a residence on Homestead Street.
A ban on smoking in public places in The Bahamas is in the works, according to Minister of Health Dr. Perry Gomez, who said the government is hoping to table legislation to that effect sometime early next year.
The air conditioning unit at Uriah McPhee Primary School was “sabotaged” multiple times, forcing education officials to spend thousands of dollars on repairs, Minister of Education Jerome Fitzgerald said.
The Coroner’s Court jury charged with looking into the police custody death of 35-year-old Jamie Smith somehow found that his killing was “lawful” and the force used to subdue him was “justifiable”.