Category: Politics

Bar Association Chief Calls For Wide Consultation

The widest and most comprehensive consultation is necessary to affect the changes and reforms anticipated, said Ms. Ruth Bowe-Darville, president of the Bahamas Bar Association...

Mitchell Reports on CARICOM in Haiti

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Fred Mitchell said that the Prime Minister’s participation in the CARICOM Heads of Government Meeting, held earlier that week,...

Obie Wants To Limit Firearm Trafficking

Minister of Tourism Obie Wilchcombe said recently that the government must consider conducting searches of all vessels, including cruise ships, in an attempt to limit...

Christie Announces Government’s Fiscal Plan

Prime Minister Perry G. Christie announced the Government’s fiscal plan of action for 2012/2013 and beyond while presenting the 2012/2013 Mid-Year Budget Statement. ...

Gov’t. Slammed Over Looming Budget Cuts

The government’s decision to cut the budgets of its departments and agencies was ill advised and demonstrates a “gross lack of understanding of basic economics,”...

Government Intervention And The Hotel Workers

Since Wyndham Nassau Resort recently terminated 140 workers, the Bahamas Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union, and the terminated workers, have agitated for the government...

Constitutional Referendum Deadline Extended

The deadline for the Constitutional Commission's report has been extended to June 30, 2013, while the Constitutional referendum has been re-scheduled for late November 2013....