4 hrs ago
Consultants favor change to county fire service
A long-awaited study urges Durham County officials to tighten their oversight of Durham's five "volunteer" fire departments, consider merging some and think about handing over the coverage responsibilities of others to the city.
18 hrs ago
Bahamas: Property/casualty insurance exempted from VAT
Property/casualty insurance in the Bahamas have been excluded from value added tax, a move that has helped prevent an estimated 25% fall-off in coverage, Bahamian newspaper The Tribune reported.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Caribbean News Now!
Cigarette factory to open in Bahamas
By Alison Lowe Nassau Guardian Business Editor NASSAU, Bahamas -- A Bahamian attorney and entrepreneur and his business partner have signed a deal to begin manufacturing cigarettes in The Bahamas by Christmas, with the intention of producing for local and export markets.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
You Can't Find Eric Minns in Town
Usually, you can't find songwriter Eric Minns anywhere in Nassau, the town of his birth.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
The Question of Judgment in Politics
Dr. Hubert Minnis was most fortunate as leaders of the opposition go or, more to the point, come to that top job.Rarely does one gain such a prize without a contest, as did the MP for Killarney.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Operation Potcake to spay and neuter stray Bahama dogs cancelled by local vets
An effective way to avoid the suffering of hunger and disease for the overpopulation of stray and abandoned dogs has been cancelled because of local politics.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
The Miami Herald
Bahamians call for talks with Haiti over migrant smuggling
The Bahamas' foreign minister said Wednesday his nation will seek to hold talks with Haiti and others in the coming days over ways to discourage migrant smuggling.
Tackling Obesity in the Bahamas
There is a move afoot to make welfare in the Bahamas conditional on taking steps toreduce obesity, eat better, get regular health checkups, and improve education results.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
Death toll may hit 30 in Haitian migrant capsizing
This image taken from video made available by the U.S. Coast Guard shows a group of Haitian migrants sitting on the hull of a capsized sailboat near Staniel Cay, Bahamas, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Wrightsville Beach Magazine
We restored an 86-year-old beach cottage. Totally brought it up to date and added an addition.
Let's Not Gamble Away Our Future
Stirred by last year's referendum and a new gaming bill, the debate on the ethics of gambling continues unabated.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Bahamas Consul General Makes Official Visit To Atlanta Mayor
Diplomats from The Commonwealth of The Bahamas and the City of Atlanta recently met to talk about ways in with they can collaborate in education, entertainment, trade, tourism, sports and youth initiatives.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Tax Reform Hysteria in the Bahamas
The problem with the government's inept handling of the value-added tax initiative is that no-one really wants to advocate higher taxes - even if you are a partisan warrior.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Celebrating the Second Emancipation: Majority Rule
Having won the majority of the popular vote, the PLP intensified its program of nonviolentdirect action and its efforts to heighten the political and social consciousness of the blackmajority and to defeat the economic and political misrule of a classic oligarchy wedded towhite supremacy.