MP Leslie Miller said he will call for a vote on capital punishment when Parliament resumes next month, so the country can “deal with the matter once and for all”.
The Bahamas: Politics
On September 13, 2013, United States President Barack Obama released the Presidential Determination on Major Illicit Drug Transit and Major Illicit Drug Producing Countries for Fiscal Year 2014.
Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron said it is no longer fair “to refer to any of the Overseas Territories or Crown Dependencies as tax havens.”
Desmond Bannister says his resignation from the Senate has nothing to do with the Free National Movement or the party’s leader Dr Hubert Minnis.
United States Chargé d’Affaires John Dinkelman and senior U.S. Embassy officials presented the Royal Bahamas Police Force with four new custom-made sport utility vehicles.
Perry Christie supports online gambling in the country, remarking that it could return over $20 million a year in tax revenues but strong lobby groups in The Bahamas have rejected the concept.
St Kitts and Nevis has stated there will not likely be a switch in relations from Taiwan to mainland China, even if the Caribbean nation’s next election brings a change of government.
After the US failed to accept Dr Elliston Rahming as the Bahamas’ Ambassador to Washington, the Bahamas has been forced to appoint Dr Eugene Newry instead.
Ex-FNM Finance Minister said the Government should “rethink” its plan to introduce a 15 per cent Value Added Tax in mid-2014.