Several straw vendors are seeking taxpayer money to replace goods they foolishly left in the straw market tent by the harbour during Hurricane Irene. They ‘secured’ their goods in a tent by the sea during a hurricane.
Although humble, Benchmark (Bahamas) has recorded its first net profit for 11 quarters, with the investment firm’s business model and investing strategy looking stable.
Colton Harris-Moore, the legendary outlaw dubbed the “Barefoot Bandit” who was nabbed in the Bahamas, has inked a million-dollar movie deal. The money will go towards his victims.
According to international reports the Bahamas government repeatedly failed to cooperate with an investigation into one of the biggest bank scandals in history, involving hundreds of millions, murder, money laundering, and secret plots all centered around a bank in the Bahamas.
Cash-strapped Bahamas Electricity Corporation plans to spend $3 million to rent generators from a European firm for 13 weeks in an attempt to prevent further power outages.
The many lengthy outages recently have been a result of BEC’s continued serious financial challenges, which left the company unable to repair failing generators.
The growing trend of the uber-wealthy, seeking not to have their vacations polluted by ordinary folk, is to own a remote private island but ‘everything is gorgeous on these private islands – until they machete you to death.’
Testimony is set to begin on Thursday in the trial of Ralph Jan Ward – accused of stealing property worth $47,500 from Scotiabank Bahamas.
Miss Honduras 2009 was arrested by Honduras police on money laundering charges for failing to declare the equivalent of $47,000 when entering the country.