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Bridge Toll Doubled

Tolls for the Sir Sidney Poitier Bridge are expected to increase by one hundred per cent for private vehicles effective March 1. The $1 bridge toll will increase to $2 as announced by Chairman of the Bridge Authority of the Bahamas Rory Higgs as he spoke to the bridge refurbishment contract signing on Monday morning. […]

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JCN Honours Outstanding Bahamians

On Friday, Jones Communications Network honoured outstanding Bahamian members of society during its Civil Society and Person of the Year Award, at Melia Beach Resort. Six individuals were recognized as outstanding contributing citizens at the formal awards luncheon on Friday. Prime Minister Perry Christie won the top award, being named the Person of the Year […]

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PM Christie Speaks At The Jamaica Stock Exchange

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Huge Deficit Reduction Projected

The State Minister of Finance Michael Halkitis says if all goes well the deficit of the country will dip to $70 million next year. Minister Halkitis responded to the Bahamian community asking for the government to explain where the money collected from value added tax went after the first year. “This year in our projections […]

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CJ Raps Justice System–Criminals Abuse Bail, Says CJ

Chief Justice Sir Hartman Longley highlighted the flaws in the local judicial system as he gave his first speech since his appointment at the annual church service and ceremony to bring in the new 2016 legal year yesterday morning. Dozens could be seen marching to the Supreme Court on Wednesday morning for one of the […]

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NYGARD CALLS FOR TRUCE WITH BACON

International Fashion Mogul Peter Nygard is extending the olive branch of peace to his Lyford Cay neighbour, billionaire Louis Bacon with whom he had a long running dispute for many years. The two have been embroiled in rows over land, access to Nygard Cay, libel and other litigious issues that have reached the Supreme Court […]

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Bahamas Tourism Minister named Travel Personality of The Year

Bahamas Minister of Tourism Obediah Wilchcombe is the Caribbean’s leading Travel Personality of 2015, a special honour bestowed by World Travel Awards (WTA) to acknowledge monumental contributions to the travel and tourism industry. Minister Wilchcombe was presented with “the most prestigious award of the year” at the 22nd Annual World Travel Awards Caribbean and North […]

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60 Homeless in Gamble Heights Fire

60 Homeless in Gamble Heights Fire

Emotions took off yesterday when a shanty town in the Gamble Heights community went ablaze for the second time in two days leaving more residents displaced. The displacement of approximately 50 to 60 residents from this Gamble Heights shanty town began on Friday past when the Department of Environmental Health Services in conjunction with the […]

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PLP donates $50K to NEMA

PLP donates $50K to NEMA

A week after a devastating category four hurricane overturned islands in the South and Central Bahamas, the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) has donated $50,000 to assist with hurricane relief efforts. On Thursday, PLP Chairman Bradley Roberts made the donation to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). He said The Bahamas has always taken great pride […]

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Chinese Bahamian Business Community Donates $35,000 to Hurricane Relief Fund

Chinese Bahamian Business Community Donates $35,000 to Hurricane Relief Fund

More than $35,000 in cash was raised by the Chinese Bahamian Business Community in response to Save Our South (SOS) Disaster Relief efforts for the islands devastated by Hurricane Joaquin. The SOS Group was born from a social media group of community minded Bahamians, intimately known as HeadKnowles. On October 13, Brian Wong, president of […]

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