The Nassau Street Court Complex is about 75 per cent complete and expected to be occupied within six months.
The Bahamas: Local News
The Bahamas and the Republic of Cuba officially resumed technical discussions to determine the maritime boundary between the two countries, which is vital for the effective management, protection and preservation of the Bahamas marine environment.
The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration met with the United States Department Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking of Persons, to discuss the 2010 Trafficking in Persons Report on The Bahamas.
Partnering in a Rotary International Community Service Project, Members of the Rotary Clubs of East Nassau, Bahamas and Joplin, Missouri, USA spent a weekend at Project Read making renovations.
A dispute that had a critical lens focused on fashion czar Peter Nygard now appears to have shifted focus to his foe, hedge fund king Louis Bacon.
Officers of the Bahamas Marine Exporters Association paid a courtesy call on Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources, Larry Cartwright at which time they were thanked for forming the association and for their collaboration and support.
The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has signed four contracts for the maintenance of hundreds of storm drainage wells in light of recent storm activity in the Caribbean region and the significant risk of flooding.
Criminal and civil court renovations are to begin in seven to 10 days to organise the justice system in a central location at the Bank Lane and East Street area.
Minister of Education, Desmond Bannister challenged Grand Bahama teachers to work harder to improve literacy and numeracy as primary schools in Grand Bahama have been at a low level of achievement.