Officials of the Department of Immigration hosted a Men’s Health Seminar for male officers of all ranks and sections of the department aimed at improving the health consciousness of employees.
The Ministry of Foreign Affaris issued a notice on visa requirements after having received several calls for assistance from Bahamian citizens unable to return to The Bahamas through the United States after traveling to the Caribbean, Europe or Central America.
Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham said that he intends to make whatever decision is best for the country and that he and his party will accept the political consequences of that decision.
The Baha Mar development is viewed by many as a vital project for the revitalisation of the Bahamian economy, however, the prime minister stated that “Baha Mar is no saviour” as there are still major challenges to be faced.
Swayed by a super-low interest loan from the Chinese, the Bahamas government last night approved a resolution to allow 200 Chinese labourers to build roads in Nassau, ahead of the massive influx of Chinese workers for Baha Mar.
PUNCH columnist Nicki Kelly says the real facts as they relate to the Baha Mar proposal have been purposely obscured in what appears to be a calculated attempt to disguise the true nature of this deal.
It is quite possible that the bulk of the Chinese workers that will be coming to the Bahamas to work on the Baha Mar project will be convicts from China.
The full text of Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham’s speech in Parliament regarding the resolution on the Baha Mar development.
Despite the desperate need for development in the Bahamas at this time, the Baha Mar project may not be in the best interest of residents of New Providence.