Environment Minister Earl Deveaux’s recent improprieties reveal bigger problems than whether or not he should resign.
The third Caribbean Wellness Day was celebrated locally, Saturday, September 11, with activities, organized by the Ministry of Health to promote healthy lifestyles through physical activity.
Minister of Education Desmond Bannister said, “Finding the money, frankly, is easier than finding the teachers,” as he outlined solutions to lift the level of education over the long term.
Officials at the Passport Office are urging Bahamians to take advantage of the slow period and apply for the Machine Readable Passport or e-Passport, which is currently being issued within 14 days.
Renovations are expected to be completed by the end of the year on the five-storey building on East Street which will be become the new home of the Treasury Department.
The Bahamas has made moves towards becoming a member of the World Trade Organization, a move that will mean some changes for the government in terms of having to provide clear rules regarding business in the Bahamas.
The Nassau Street Court Complex is about 75 per cent complete and expected to be occupied within six months.
The Bahamas and the Republic of Cuba officially resumed technical discussions to determine the maritime boundary between the two countries, which is vital for the effective management, protection and preservation of the Bahamas marine environment.
The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration met with the United States Department Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking of Persons, to discuss the 2010 Trafficking in Persons Report on The Bahamas.