The Bahamas: Politics

2 months ago

Sears: PLP Needs Radical Reforms

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Sears: PLP Needs Radical Reforms

Unless the PLP undertakes fundamental internal transformation, it is unlikely that the party will regain anytime soon the loyalty of its disaffected members and win the trust of the wider Bahamian electorate.

4 years ago

U.S. Embassy Launches Overseas Security Advisory Council

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U.S. Embassy Launches Overseas Security Advisory Council

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.

4 years ago

Lightbourne: IMF Did Not Force The Bahamas into VAT

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Lightbourne: IMF Did Not Force The Bahamas into VAT

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.

4 years ago

GBPA Welcomes New Chinese Envoy

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GBPA Welcomes New Chinese Envoy

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.

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