His Excellency Yuan Guisen hosted the CEO of Bahamaren Latrae Rahming in a meeting to discuss multiple platforms to strengthen the economic and trade relationship between The Bahamas and China.
The Bahamas: Politics
The Bahamas’ tax system is antiquated and can no longer support a growing and constantly developing country, Livingston Ferguson, Senior Customs/Revenue Officer, Ministry of Finance told teachers at The Government High School during a session of their professional development workshop January 19.
On Wednesday, February 19, the Regional Security Office of the United States Embassy hosted the inaugural launch of the U.S. Department of State’s Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) at the U.S. Embassy with participants from New Providence and Grand Bahama.
In a ceremony at the U.S. Consular Agency, John Dinkelman, Chargé d’Affaires, presented the Government of Turks and Caicos with a check for $279,620.32.
The country’s decision to implement VAT was not as a result of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) holding a gun to the head of The Bahamas government, Ministry of Finance Consultant Ishmael Lightbourne told dozens of people gathered at the Ministry of Finance’s VAT information forum at Evangelistic Temple recently.
The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) warmly welcomed the new Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, Yuan Guisen, on his first official visit to Grand Bahama Island.
The government has signed a $74,000 deal to produce a life-size statue of the country’s first Prime Minister, Sir Lynden Pindling.
General Charles H. Jacoby, Jr., Commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command (NORAD and USNORTHCOM) made his first official visit to Grand Bahama.
Jerome Fitzgerald, Minister of Education, Science and Technology recently received the new Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to The Bahamas, His Excellency Yuan Guisen in a courtesy call.