The Bahamas is positioning itself to become a more competitive and attractive tourist and investment destination, Ambassador Joshua Sears, Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs told the Americas Competitiveness Forum 2010 held recently in Atlanta, Georgia.
The Bahamas: Politics
Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham revealed yesterday that he intends to once again lead his party into the next general election because the unforseen economic downturn would likely mean an unfinished agenda.
The Local Government for a 21st century Bahamas must be able to understand, be willing to participate and be prepared to function within a global economy
Ambassador Joshua Sears, Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been honoured with two prestigious awards – for his outstanding work in the diplomatic profession and skills in foreign policy analysis.
The Government of Japan and the Government of The Bahamas, have reached agreement in principle on an Agreement for the exchange of information on taxes and for the allocation of rights of taxation with respect to income of individuals.
Ryan Pinder, PLP MP for Elizabeth pointed to the most recent publication of The Global Financial Centres Index as proof that the Bahamas Financial Services Industry has eroded.
The Progressive Liberal Party’s (PLP) National General Council has voted not to have a national convention this year.
The Boundaries Commission is contemplating the introduction of a 42nd constituency and is proposing changes to others prior to the 2012 election.
Junior Parliament input needed in helping resolve national issues, says Minister Maynard.