I always stress how critical it is not to allow any government to either prick your emotions or use the distress of social ills to get you to support them doing things they have no legal right to do.
The government’s draft value-added tax (VAT) legislation needs “substantial” changes, New Zealand VAT expert Don Brash said yesterday.
Of late, there has been quite a bit of chatter about the appointment of North Andros principal Stephen Sands to his post, particularly in the wake of the revelation that he had been convicted of the manslaughter of his girlfriend in a domestic violence dispute more than 30 years ago.
The Bahamas risks falling behind in the quickly-growing aviation sector that accounts for $107 billion in regional revenue if it does not keep pace with other countries that are making it easier and more attractive to do business, according to a local aviation law expert.
Continuing cooperation under the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI), the U.S. Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Section organized a consultative opportunity on family court systems and digital transcription for Bahamian justice sector professionals March 19-22.
U.S. Chargé d’Affaires and a team of senior representatives from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), engaged senior Bahamian government officials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration to discuss The Bahamas’ airspace management.
Court of Appeal Justice, K. Neville Adderley took members of the Rotary Club of South East Nassau (RCSEN) through the ins and outs of the highest court residing in The Bahamas.
There has been lots of talk about the rights of LGBT people in The Bahamas, yet the discrimination against women – that is written into our flawed constitution – is continuously ignored.
Llewellyn Boyer-Cartwright, a partner at the Bahamas law firm of Callenders & Co., is slated to play a prominent role at a major international aviation conference in Panama in April.