Beginning this year, all transactions using U.S.-based credit cards are subject to an automatic 28 percent withholding fee unless the client is compliant with new regulations.
A new multi-million dollar advertising campaign has been designed to showcase some of the Bahamas’ most compelling features – turquoise water, stunning beaches, friendly people and laid-back lifestyle.
According to Luis Alberto Perez, director of Colombia’s anti-narcotrafficking unit, Colombian authorities have detained a Bahamian citizen wanted on drug trafficking charges in the United States.
It isn’t just the tropical high life stoking investor interest in the Bahamas, it’s the islands’ favourable tax regime that is luring wealthy foreign investors looking to avoid spiralling tax burdens overseas.
As one of the Bahamas’ sleepy out islands, Eleuthera has an untouched feel, with pink sand beaches outlining interior green hills, few crowds—and not a single traffic light.
A tropical storm watch is in effect for The Bahamas and hurricane warnings have been issued for eastern Cuba and Jamaica as Tropical Storm Sandy is expected to strengthen into a hurricane by the time it nears Jamaica on Wednesday.
The census describes the identity of The Bahamas through numbers. The indication of trends and analysis of data based on successive census reports, allows for comparison on a regional scale, and also between islands.
With low-season savings and balmy high-season temps, October and November are arguably the best times of the year to take a Caribbean island vacation.