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Sunwing’s Demands “Beyond Bounds” PM speaks with Eleuthera residents about Lighthouse Point proposed development
 
Minister of Tourism, Aviation & Bahamasair Dionisio D'Aguilar gives his contribution in the House of Assembly yesterday.

Sunwing’s Demands “Beyond Bounds”

  The Ministry of Tourism is very disappointed that Sunwing Travel Group decided to discontinue flights from Canada and the U.S. (operating as Vacation Express) into Grand Bahama Island. In a statement issued yesterday,  the Minister of Tourism Dionisio D’Aguilar said Sunwing’s demands of the government are beyond bounds.” He said, “while we appreciate investments […]

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PM speaks with Eleuthera residents about Lighthouse Point proposed development

Junkanoo fanfare greeted Dr. the Most Hon. Hubert Minnis, Prime Minister, who arrived to facilitate a Town Meeting to discuss with residents the state of the economy in southern and central Eleuthera. An excited crowd, sporting bright coloured T-shirts with the words emblazoned on the front, “We Love Disney” and ”Disney Loves Eleuthera,” embraced the […]

Nygard’s Winning Business Strategy Examples

15 October 2018

The Clifton Review    The Clifton Review is a tri-weekly column that examines the question of the Clifton project along with the evolution of the war between two billionaires. We covered the start of this war with articles describing the battle over easement rights, the mysterious burning of a home, the blocks to rebuilding, and countless questionable court […]

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Eleuthera Group Says “ Disney’s Proposal Is Real”

15 October 2018

The  Eleuthera Community Support Group, the group of Eleuthera residents in support of Disney’s proposed development in South Eleuthera said that there are still some missing keys  on financing in Lighthouse Point Partner’s last-minute revised proposal plan submitted to the government.  As a result, they failed to explain disproportionate increases in economic impact and provide […]

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Bahamas signs MOC with GSU

15 October 2018

Following more than a year of discussions, the Ministry of Education and Georgia State University (GSU) came to the table last  Friday with great news for those students hoping to pursue higher education abroad. Building on the strong legacy of previous relationships, the two signed a   Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC), that gives Bahamian students […]

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Minister asks for community assistance

15 October 2018

The Minister of  Social Services, Frankie Campbell says  although some programmes have been discontinued, the Ministry  wants to keep its commitment to assisting the Bahamian people, as well as working more closely with Urban Renewal. “The ministry is one ministry, it’s the Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development,” he said.  “We  want one side […]

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PRESS CLUB TO HONOUR TEN

15 October 2018

The Bahamas Press Club is set to host its  annual Media Awards Ceremony under the theme “Celebrating 45 years of Bahamian media.”  The press club intends to honour the industry’s brightest minds and pay tribute to those that paved the way. It has been announced that 10 individuals employed in the media, at the time […]

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SUNWING PULLING OUT- -Bad news for Grand Bahama’s economy

12 October 2018

The Sunwing Travel Group announced bad news for Grand Bahama yesterday  as it will be pulling  out  of The Bahamas as of 2019. In a statement  the Canadian travel group said, “although Sunwing Airlines has over delivered on its promise each year by exceeding the number of customers brought to the island, we are sad […]

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Senate Welcomes Visitors

12 October 2018

The Senate  is an open door for the public, but many are not aware of this, which is why Senate President, Katherine Forbes – Smith, said the upper house is upping the ante with their public and community engagement. “You’d be amazed at the amount of people who don’t come to the Senate because they […]

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Eleutherans Support Disney’s Proposal

12 October 2018

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis told Eleutherans that he will make a decision on whether to approve Disney’s proposal to create a cruise port at lighthouse point, South Eleuthera next week. It is  an assurance he gave residents of that island  Wednesday  evening during a town meeting in Green Castle that saw the majority of […]

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International day of the girl celebrated

12 October 2018

International Day of the Girl Child – a day the United Nations launched some six years back to promote girl’s empowerment and fulfilment of their human rights, was recognized yesterday.  It also highlights the challenges girls all over the world face. Yesterday morning at the Senate, Social Services Minister, Frankie Campbell shared the importance of […]

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Slump in conch sales

11 October 2018

Vibrio Parahaemolyticus, a term many are now familiar with since the conch poisoning outbreak that put a hole in the wallets of many Potter’s Cay Dock conch vendors. Three months after the outbreak,   vendors say business is still in a slump. “It really affected Potter’s Cay Dock businesses because we do conch salad, nobody […]

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