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“BAMSI – A Crime Scene,” Says DNA Leader Haitian Groups Oppose Boycott of Country
 
“BAMSI – A Crime Scene,” Says DNA Leader

“BAMSI – A Crime Scene,” Says DNA Leader

Leader of the Democratic National Alliance (DNA) Branville McCartney called the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) a “crime scene” after he said there are way too many scandals involved. During a press conference yesterday with other DNA members, Mr. McCartney questioned the millions of dollars invested in the North Andros institute. “From the [...]

Haitian Groups Oppose Boycott of Country

Haitian Groups Oppose Boycott of Country

A week after a Florida politician of Haitian decent called on all tourist and cruise lines to boycott The Bahamas in opposition to the enforcement of new immigration policies, representatives from The United Association of Haitians and Bahamians (UAHB) organisation here in the country has condemned the call for a boycott and blasted the politician [...]

Minnis Says He Did Not Breach Protocol—-“No Security Guards Were Present at BAMSI”

05 March 2015

The Leader of the Opposition Dr. Hubert Minnis has finally broken his silence after he was accused of visiting the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) without proper authorization this weekend. During yesterday’s proceedings in the House of Assembly, Minister of Agriculture V. Alfred Gray addressed Mr. Minnis officially concerning his recent tour of [...]

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GBHRA President Blasts Registration Policy—“Government is Punishing Innocent Children”

05 March 2015

Following the announcement of the Ministry of Education’s new registration policy, Grand Bahama Human Rights Association (GBHRA) President Fred Smith, QC, wasted no time issuing a response stating that the “government is punishing innocent children.” The registration policy require all school-aged students (ages five to 16 years) to possess either a Bahamian passport, a birth [...]

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Mitchell Defends Immigration Policy at Human Rights Council Meeting

05 March 2015

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Fred Mitchell defended the country’s immigration policy at the 28th Session of The High Level Segment of The Human Rights Council yesterday in Geneva, Switzerland. Mr. Mitchell said the policies The Bahamas have recently put in place on immigration are meant to protect the country’s identity and national security. [...]

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FATCA Compliance: Bahamas Races Toward the Finish Line with EY and Convey

05 March 2015

The Ministry of Finance announced yesterday that it has moved to a new stage in the development and rollout of its Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) Model 1 Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA). After a highly competitive bidding process, the government has awarded its FATCA project to EY. In partnership with EY and Convey, a leading [...]

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ELEUTHERA RESIDENTS APPEAL TO GOV’T TO REJUVASEAL ROADS

05 March 2015

Prominent persons in the Eleuthera community are appealing to the government to RejuvaSeal their dangerous, dark and winding roads. A proprietary, preventative maintenance product of Bahamas Striping Group of Companies (BSGC) RejuvaSeal penetrates the sand sealed pavement and reverses the aging process. At government’s behest, seven months ago Caribbean Pavement Solutions, a subsidiary of Bahamas [...]

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CWC and Facebook Collaborate to Offer Free Wi-Fi in the Caribbean

05 March 2015

Cable and Wireless Communications (CWC) announced yesterday a unique partnership with Facebook that will offer customers a simple, personalized way to access free Wi-Fi. The Facebook Wi-Fi solution helps improve the consumer hotspot login experience by providing a quick and simple way for consumers to access Wi-Fi by logging in via Facebook, as well as [...]

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Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Events Tickets Go On Sale Online

05 March 2015

Tickets for Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival events are officially on sale online, with the Bahamas National Festival Commission confirming successful initial purchases and a smooth transaction process. As of last week, ticket sales for “Da Cultural Village’ in Nassau and Grand Bahama as well as tickets for the Music Masters concerts on both islands were progressing [...]

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LOUIS BACON NEW YORK DEFAMATION SUIT – THE REAL CASE??!

24 January 2015

Mr. Keod Smith, one of the Attorneys of Mr. Peter Nygard contends that the allegations set out in Mr. Louis Bacon’s defamatory complaint in a New York Supreme Court, are completely without merit and nothing more than his latest maneuver in an attempt to pull off a coup d’état in The Bahamas by using the [...]

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LOUIS BACON HEDGE FUND UNDER CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION

24 January 2015

—US Prosecutors said to be moving closer to an indictment— Louis MOORE Bacon, the Hedge Fund billionaire and his Moore Capital Fund LLC in New York are on the run as US prosecutors close in on an indictment based on their criminal investigation of one of the biggest insider trading scandals and frauds ever in [...]

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$100 Million Stem Cell Medical Facility to be built in 2015

29 December 2014

Next year an ultra-modern stem cell medical facility with an investment of more than $100 million will be built in The Bahamas, according to international fashion mogul Peter Nygard. Nygard, who is behind this investment, said the stem cell medical facility will allow The Bahamas to compete with countries like Thailand that is already the [...]

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