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VAT Registration Set Brothers Stand Trial For Murder
 
VAT Registration Set

VAT Registration Set

The registration process for Value Added Tax (VAT) will get underway next month, State Minister for Finance Michael Halkitis revealed as debate on the VAT Bill began in the House of Assembly yesterday. Mr. Halkitis said work has been ongoing and thorough in order to ensure that VAT’s implementation which is set for January 2015 [...]

Brothers Stand Trial For Murder

Brothers Stand Trial For Murder

The murder trial of two brothers believed to be responsible for a 2012 shooting death got underway in the Supreme Court on Tuesday before Senior Justice Jon Isaacs. Leroy Smith, 27, of Old Boat Alley and his brother 26-year-old Tony Smith of Kelly’s Lane are accused of the murder of Tristan Bartlett who was shot [...]

Moss Still Against VAT

Moss Still Against VAT

20 August 2014

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Member of Parliament Greg Moss again stood at odds with his party by expressing his disapproval of legislation to enact a Value Added Tax (VAT) as debate got underway in the House of Assembly yesterday. The Marco City MP said the legislation is a betrayal of the philosophy of the PLP [...]

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Man Sought For Attempted Murder

20 August 2014

Police are investigating an attempted murder that occurred in the East Bay Street area. According to police officials, Mckenson Dorvil went to the residence of his former fiancé where he encountered another man. It is alleged that Dorvil flew into a rage and chopped a 39-year -old man of Virginia Street to the neck, back [...]

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Identities Of Plane Crash Victims Still Unknown

20 August 2014

The identities of four male bodies recovered as a result of a fatal plane crash Monday morning near Freeport, Grand Bahama are to be released soon. According to Assistant Commissioner of Police in Grand Bahama Emerick Seymour, the four bodies were recovered from a mangrove swamp after the American registered aircraft, a twin Cessna crashed [...]

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FNM Celebrates 22 Years Since First Election Win

20 August 2014

The Free National Movement (FNM) on Tuesday celebrated the 22nd anniversary of its historic win in the 1992 General Elections and recounted the many successes and achievements the party has enjoyed since breaking the Pindling-era. Prior to that win at the polls 22 years ago, the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) then led by former Prime [...]

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Fitzgerald: It Was Nothing Personal

20 August 2014

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Member of Parliament for Marathon Jerome Fitzgerald said despite engaging in a shouting match with Fort Charlotte MP Dr Andre Rollins Monday in the House of Assembly, there was nothing personal about that exchange and he noted that even in light of widespread criticisms about his parliamentary behaviour, Dr. Rollins has [...]

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Dr. Meyer Rassin Foundation Awards Scholarships

Dr. Meyer Rassin Foundation Awards Scholarships

20 August 2014

Twenty-six young Bahamians studying for degrees in healthcare have received financial assistance from the Doctors Hospital Dr Meyer Rassin Foundation towards next year’s tuition. With the privilege of being enrolled in various higher education institutions in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean, including the Bahamas, these ambitious young Bahamians are in high anticipationhighly anticipate [...]

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BEC And BTC Customers Experience Service Disruptions

20 August 2014

Severe weather during the early morning hours in New Providence Tuesday led to Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) customers again experiencing a disruption to their power supplies. Many customers were without power supply well into Tuesday afternoon. In a statement released sometime after mid-day BEC officials said the outages were as a result of a lightning [...]

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Sales Mission Promotes Airlift To Grand Bahama

Sales Mission Promotes Airlift To Grand Bahama

20 August 2014

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism along with representatives from the Grand Bahama Island Tourism sector recently teamed up to conduct an aggressive Public Relations and Sales mission throughout the cities of Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and met with key influencers in the private and public sectors, travel agents and media houses to promote [...]

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Frontier Airlines Introduces Flights To Nassau

Frontier Airlines Introduces Flights To Nassau

20 August 2014

Frontier Airlines has announced that it will be introducing flights to Nassau, Bahamas from Trenton-Mercer starting in November – an initiative that tourism officials are lauding. Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes announced the move this week in a press statement noting that it is the first time a commercial airline from Trenton-Mercer Airport would be [...]

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UTEB Raises Concerns About COB

19 August 2014

Vice President of the Union of Tertiary Education of The Bahamas (UTEB) Jennifer Isaacs-Dotson said yesterday that while the lack of a president at the College of The Bahamas (COB) is disheartening, one of the pressing issues that tops UTEB’S list of concerns is communication and consultation. “We need to be seen as partners in [...]

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