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Minister of Finance, K. Peter Turnquest, during his presentation of the 2018/2019 Budget Communication in the House of Assembly on Wednesday, May 30th, announced a 60% increase in the country’s value-added tax (VAT) from 7.5 percent to...

In the Photos: Chairman of the Prices Commission, Ms. Synida Dorsett inspecting a food item at a local food store in Long Island.  The Chairman is also shown sharing a light moment with renowned Long Island businessman Mr. Mario Simms of The Blue Chip. Also seen is Ms. Arielle Braynen, Metrologist with The Bahamas Bureau of Standards and Quality in the Ministry of Labour inspecting a gasoline station in Long Island. Pictured from left to right in the group photo are Mr. Huel Robins, Commissioner of the Prices Commission and Vice Chairman of The Bahamas Bureau of Standards and Quality; Mr. Jason Johnson, Price Inspector at the Consumer Welfare Unit; Ms. Dorsett; Mr. Deron Strachan, Metrologist and Inspector at The Bahamas Bureau of Standards and Quality and Ms. Arielle Braynen, Metrologist with The Bahamas Bureau of Standards and Quality.

Determined to leave no stone unturned in their quest to ensure that all Long Islanders receive fresh, quality food and gasoline products at the right price, Price Inspectors and Metrologists led by the Chairman of the Prices Commission, Ms....

By Staff2 on May 26th, 2018
CONFERENCE LAUNCHED –The Bahamas Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference was officially announced during a press conference on Thursday, May 24, 2018.  Minister of State for Grand Bahama in the Office of the Prime Minister, Senator the Hon. J. Kwasi Thompson said the conference will be held June 20 to 22, and it is hoped that representatives from 500 tech companies will attend.  (BIS Photo/Lisa Davis)

CONFERENCE LAUNCHED –The Bahamas Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference was officially announced during a press conference on Thursday, May 24, 2018. Minister of State for Grand Bahama in the Office of the Prime Minister, Senator the Hon....

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Update (Sunday morning, May 27th, 2018): At about 1am on Sunday morning, May 27th, 2018, another three (3) adult men were taken into custody by Immigration and Police officials in Eleuthera, bringing the number of illegal migrants in custody...

By Staff1 on May 26th, 2018
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The public is invited to attend the upcoming Lecture Series at the Leon Levy Nature Preserve on Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 at 5pm.  The topic is ‘Super Storms in the Bahamas: Controversy at the Cow and Bull, Eleuthera’, by John and...

By Staff1 on May 16th, 2018
Full House at the Eleuthera Business Outlook, hosted on April 26th, 2018 in Harbour Island.

Full House at the Eleuthera Business Outlook, hosted on April 26th, 2018 in Harbour Island. Minister of Works, the Hon. Desmond Bannister announced infrastructural upgrades to improve delivery of services for Eleuthera, Spanish Wells, and Harbour...

Headliner, Myra Maud performing on the beach, during the Eleuthera... All That Jazz Fest.

Headliner, Myra Maud performing on the beach, during the Eleuthera… All That Jazz Fest. The 6th annual Eleuthera… All That Jazz 2018 took the island by storm on the weekend of Wednesday, April 11th to Sunday, April 15th, with a series...

By Staff1 on May 16th, 2018
Spanish Wells stakeholder consultation meeting.

The Bahamas National Trust invites all stakeholders in the communities of North Eleuthera, Harbour Island and Spanish Wells, to come out and provide feedback, regarding proposed sites for protection in Eleuthera and to learn about the Bahamian...

By Staff1 on May 10th, 2018
Members of the Rotaract Club of Eleuthera pose for a picture with visiting Rotaractors Alexandra, Areli and Franziska.

Members of the Rotaract Club of Eleuthera pose for a picture with visiting Rotaractors Alexandra, Areli and Franziska. The Rotaract Club of Eleuthera hosted its first Rotaract Roundtrip where they invited Rotaractors from all over the world...

By Staff1 on May 9th, 2018
Ms. Gina Morley at The Bahamas Press Club Media Awards, at the British Colonial Hilton, Saturday, November 18, 2017.

Ms. Gina Morley at The Bahamas Press Club Media Awards, at the British Colonial Hilton, Saturday, November 18, 2017. NASSAU, The Bahamas – President of The Bahamas Press Club 2014 Anthony Capron said it is with profound sadness, the organization...