News The Bahamas: Bahamas Urged: 'Clean Up' $184m Unverified Accounts
A Caribbean regulatory body has urged Bahamian banks to show "more dedication and urgency" in cleaning up 20,000 'unverified' accounts that collectively hold almost $184 million. The Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF), in its July 2017 report on ...
News The Bahamas: PM Minnis Outlines Plans to Revitalize Family Island Economies - thebahamasweekly.com
PM Minnis Outlines Plans to Revitalize Family Island Economiesthebahamasweekly.comNASSAU, The Bahamas – The Minnis Administration is committed to providing Crown Land grants to Bahamians – especially descendants of the various Family Islands -- for a variety of economic projects including tourism, niche agriculture, aquaculture and ...and more »
News The Bahamas: Hurricane Maria moving away from Bahamas, Turks & Caicos
The Bahamas and Turks & Caicos are no longer in a hurricane warning at Hurricane Maria is passing east of the islands. As of 5 p.m., the storm, which devastated Puerto Rico on Wednesday and passed through the Dominican Republic on Thursday, continues to ...
News The Bahamas: [WATCH] Hurricane Irma Sucked The Ocean Away From Florida And Bahamas Beaches - Gears Of Biz
[WATCH] Hurricane Irma Sucked The Ocean Away From Florida And Bahamas BeachesGears Of BizA tropical cyclone is a rapidly rotating storm system characterized by a low-pressure center, a closed low-level atmospheric circulation, strong winds, and a spiral arrangement of thunderstorms that produce heavy rain. Depending on its location and ...and more »
News The Bahamas: The Latest: Bahamas no longer under hurricane warning
The Turks and Caicos Islands and southeastern Bahamas are no longer under a hurricane warning as Hurricane Maria passes east of the Bahamas as a Category 3 storm. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Maria continues to have maximum sustained winds of ...
News The Bahamas: Road to Bahamas: Six Ways to Qualify for the 2018 PCA - PokerNews.com
PokerNews.comRoad to Bahamas: Six Ways to Qualify for the 2018 PCAPokerNews.comA PokerStars official threw out a lofty goal of 400 qualifiers, and in order to help reach that number, PokerStars outlined its Road to Bahamas plan, which provides six different options for players to win their way to sunny Paradise Island from Jan. 6-14.and more »
News The Bahamas: Income Tax Jitters in The Bahamas Following IMF Recommendation
NASSAU, The Bahamas, Friday September 22, 2017 – An International Monetary Fund (IMF) proposal for The Bahamas to implement a low rate income tax has drawn a mixture of skepticism, approval and downright rejection. Following its Article IV consultation ...
News The Bahamas: Bahamas welcomes Dominican students - Caribbean News Now (press release) (blog)
Bahamas welcomes Dominican studentsCaribbean News Now (press release) (blog)During a meeting with Dominican Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit in Nassau on Sunday, Minnis announced that Immigration Minister Brent Symonette is working out the arrangements, which will also permit other Dominicans with families in The Bahamas to ...
News The Bahamas: The Latest: Maria to cause dangerous currents along US coast
Hurricane Maria is expected to soon create dangerous waves and strong rip currents along parts of the southeast U.S. coast as the Category 3 storm moves away from the Bahamas and into open water. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Maria continues to ...
News The Bahamas: Emily Morley In Action Today At World Rowing Championships - Bahamas Tribune
Emily Morley In Action Today At World Rowing ChampionshipsBahamas Tribune#"I am so honoured to be able to represent the Bahamas again," says Morley as she reflects on her rowing career which has spanned eight years. "It's exciting to be competing again, but I am more excited to see the up and coming Bahamian rowers who are ...and more »
News The Bahamas: Scientists lose track of Cape manatee in Bahamas
When a pregnant, 800pound manatee nosed her way north a year ago to Nantucket Sound from warm southern waters, no one knew she would become a goodwill ambassador and a help to her species. “One of the heartwarming things was how she inspired so many New ...
News The Bahamas: Komolafe: Hurricane relief efforts should be prudent, pragmatic, logical and holistic - thebahamasweekly.com
Komolafe: Hurricane relief efforts should be prudent, pragmatic, logical and holisticthebahamasweekly.comWe support the government's decision to provide reasonable and timely relief to countries impacted by these storms including Antigua & Barbuda, Turks & Caicos, Dominica and indeed our very own brothers and sisters in the southern islands of The Bahamas ...and more »
News The Bahamas: Hurricane Maria tracks toward Bahamas
After devastating the US territory of Puerto Rico, Hurricane Maria is tracking toward the Turks and Caicos Islands, and beyond that, the stretched out island chain of the Bahamas. As the storm continues to inch towards the Turks and Caicos, also known as ...
News The Bahamas: Grand Bahama's OPM creates Business-to-Business Expo - thebahamasweekly.com
Grand Bahama's OPM creates Business-to-Business Expothebahamasweekly.comFreeport, Grand Bahama -- It is with great optimism regarding the future of Grand Bahama and awareness of the key role each Grand Bahamian will play in the island's overall growth that the Office of the Prime Minister in Grand Bahama announced the ...and more »
News The Bahamas: Hurricane Maria bypassing Bahamas, causing dangerous surf along East Coast
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Forecasters say Hurricane Maria is causing dangerous surf and rip currents along the East Coast of the U.S. after the storm devastated Puerto Rico. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Saturday that the storm's winds had ...
News The Bahamas: Insight: Better Safe Than Sorry - Bahamas Tribune
Bahamas TribuneInsight: Better Safe Than SorryBahamas Tribune#While being far from escaping unscathed, The Bahamas, in general, has been fortunate enough to avoid the terror experienced by people from Texas who endured Hurricane Harvey, which dumped record rainfall on the fourth largest city in the US. In less ...and more »
News The Bahamas: Insight: Time To Tear Up The Rule Book On Immigration - Bahamas Tribune
Bahamas TribuneInsight: Time To Tear Up The Rule Book On ImmigrationBahamas Tribune#The time has come to accept The Bahamas must make radical changes to its regressive Immigration Policy, learn from international trends and best practices, and begin to approach migration as not just a challenge but also an opportunity – a chance to ...
News The Bahamas: Minister Ferreira says, “People's National Clean-Up Day” in October - thebahamasweekly.com
Minister Ferreira says, “People's National Clean-Up Day” in Octoberthebahamasweekly.comNASSAU, The Bahamas -- Minister of the Environment & Housing, the Hon. Romauld Ferreira, announced in the House of Assembly, September 20, that his Ministry is fulfilling the first of the Government's promises, quoted in its public 2017 Manifesto, ...and more »