Follow the dollar multiplier and it’s clear that ‘Tourism is everybody’s business’. More than 50 cents out of each dollar in every Bahamian’s pocket came from a tourist.
The Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association supports the modernization of the nation’s Gaming Act and regulations to restore the destination’s global standing and competitiveness.
It is intolerable that our community is repeatedly subjected to this flagrant and total disregard of the law and common decency. I am sure that were it some politician who was being subjected to this, or yourself for that matter, the problem would long since have been dealt with.
With the 2012 Crawfish Season now officially open, fishermen are being reminded of the new rules and warned that they will be heavily enforced this season.
Disabled citizens are demanding that the government enact potentially life-saving disabilities legislation to address issues that negatively affect their quality of life
Three young men, travelling back to the US from the PokerStars tournament at Atlantis, had their cash winnings confiscated by authorities when they failed to declare the amount.
Contribution by Thomas Desmond Bannister on a Bill for an Act to amend the College of the Bahamas Act at The House of Assembly 28th November, 2011
Fishermen in the Berry Islands are concerned about jet skis from cruise ships destroying conch beds and tourists poaching excessive quantities of fish and lobster. Resources are being depleted at an alarming rate.
The United States has put pressure on many offshore financial centers to improve transparency in regard to the beneficial owner of corporate entities. Many have essentially told the U.S. to practice what it preaches.