Topic: law

5 years ago

Young Man’s View: Bahamas At A Dangerous Crossroad

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Young Man’s View: Bahamas At A Dangerous Crossroad

Recently, Governor of the Central Bank Wendy Craigg urged the Government to quickly address the issue of unregulated web shop gaming and the associated vulnerabilities presented as a result and, even more, cautioned that this sector in its current state threatened to undermine proposed plans for a Bahamian Credit Bureau.

5 years ago

Jamaica Will Smoke Bahamas Tourism After This

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Jamaica Will Smoke Bahamas Tourism After This

The Cannabis Commercial and Medicinal Research Taskforce (CCMRT) says it has been given an assurance that Jamaica will this year decriminalise marijuana as the island seeks to establish a medicinal marijuana industry.

5 years ago

Lightbourne: IMF Did Not Force The Bahamas into VAT

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Lightbourne: IMF Did Not Force The Bahamas into VAT

The country’s decision to implement VAT was not as a result of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) holding a gun to the head of The Bahamas government, Ministry of Finance Consultant Ishmael Lightbourne told dozens of people gathered at the Ministry of Finance’s VAT information forum at Evangelistic Temple recently.

5 years ago

Cubans Busted For Poaching

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Cubans Busted For Poaching

A Cuban fishing vessel was apprehended by Bahamian authorities for illegal foreign fishing, possession of sharks and long line fishing apparatus in Bahamian waters.

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