With six months to go before the new Value Added Tax (VAT) system goes live, top officials and representatives from various government ministries and departments have begun training with international consultants.
In the first few days of a new year we remain shell-shocked, angry, numb and panicked by the frenzy of blood from which we staggered out of 2013. These feelings are seething, snowballing towards an ever-mounting rage.
Obie Wilchcombe, Minister responsible for gaming, is apparently trying to convince church leaders to ignore the Bahamian people’s rejection of web shop gaming, presumably so the PLP can live up to the promises made to the gangsters before the last election.
Writer claims that a U.S. Bank is forcing The Bahamas to pay back the U.S. stock market losses of Georgia businessman WB Johnson, all of which losses occurred inside the United States of America.
Courtney Pearce is demonstrating that tracing hidden assets and delivering justice is not a gender or age-specific art, it’s just a whole lot of hard work and Sherlock Holmes-like detective skills.
The government has finally announced the 3-month December 1 – February 28 closed season for the Nassau Grouper and further notes that it is time for the closed season to be fixed in our legislation.
With international business and cross-border transactions increasing dramatically, a partner in a local law firm said it is critical for Bahamian lawyers to keep up with legal precedence, trends and changes.
Legal trickster Wayne Munroe, who is defending the guards who beat the Cubans at the Detention Centre, is pretending that he wants the victims to testify at the trial, but only because he knows the government will not allow that.
The legalization of the numbers business is not a constitutional question. Legalization simply required action by parliament. Instead the government sought cover through a referendum process that proved costly and inept.