Desperate for cash and fearing the opening of Cuba will destroy their tourism industry, the Government of The Bahamas is taking the unprecedented step of nationalizing the largest resort development in the country’s history.
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The family of a long-time B.C. doctor says he was stabbed to death on Thursday while on vacation in the Bahamas.
A Jamaican woman alleges that she was abducted and raped by a senior immigration officer in The Bahamas earlier this week. It will be interesting to see how Immigration Minister Fred Mitchell dismisses this latest scandal in his department.
The decision to reappoint former embattled College of The Bahamas (COB) President Dr. Rodney Smith to the top post of the future University of The Bahamas will “come back to haunt the college”, according to Dr. Roger Brown, a former COB registrar.
It would appear that BEC’s already troubled power stations are nowhere near capable of meeting Baha Mar’s electricity needs, despite the government being aware of the resort’s power needs for years.
Please be advised that there is a Canine Distemper Virus (CDV) outbreak in New Providence.
The Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) and the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) are launching a multi-year initiative that seeks to enhance anti-violence and crime prevention efforts in The Bahamas and the Caribbean at large.
Over a quarter million people on New Providence Island were thrown back into the Stone Age Thursday night. Plunged into darkness in sweltering heat because the Bahamas Electricity Corporation, once again, failed to keep the power on.
Despite being a hotbed for human trafficking, only one person in the history of The Bahamas has ever been convicted of the heinous crime and that person (a foreigner, of course) was never sentenced.