Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Tag: Bahamas

‘Good Man’: Michael Jordan Pledges $1 Million...

Michael Jordan said he's donating $1 million to help with the relief efforts in the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian struck earlier this...

Trump Draws Backlash After Smearing Bahamians Fleeing...

President Donald Trump hit a nerve Monday after arguing the U.S. should be "very careful" about allowing Bahamian survivors of Hurricane Dorian into the...

‘This Is the Height of Cruelty’: Outrage...

Questions, as well as outrage, are mounting after more than 100 Bahamas evacuees were booted from a rescue ferry to the U.S. days after...

Tyler Perry Pledges to Send Aid to...

Tyler Perry said he's eager to pitch in and help the people of the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian left it in complete...

Meet the Woman Running the Largest Black-Owned...

The aviation sector is seeing an emergence of Black female talent, which is pretty telling for an industry typically dominated by white males. A...

Trump’s Secretary of State Nominee May Have...

WASHINGTON, D.C — Rex Tillerson, the ExxonMobil head nominated by President-elect Donald Trump to be Secretary of State, was a director of an offshore...

After Bahamas Issues Travel Advisory for Young...

"Take that!” is what the United States seemed to be saying when it issued an advisory to citizens traveling to the Bahamas, just four...

Jamaica Sends an Assessment Team to the...

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) – The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) in Jamaica has said it will send a Rapid Needs Assessment...

Bahamas Immigration Policy Causing Concern Amongst Government...

NASSAU, Bahamas — The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Organization of American States (OAS) have both expressed concerns, at the diplomatic level, about the...

Bahamas Seeks Majority Stake in New Cellular...

NASSAU, Bahamas -- The government wants Bahamians to own a majority stake in the new company created to offer cellular services in The Bahamas...

Chinese Business in Bahamas Squeezing Out Local...

NASSAU, Bahamas -- What would appear to be the Bahamas government’s “default position” in favor of Chinese technical expertise and Chinese funding is “squeezing...

New Gaming Regulations Sought to Help Boost...

Mega-resort Baha Mar has applauded the Parliament of the Bahamas for tabling a sweeping revitalization of the country's gaming regulations, the first such major...

Bahamas, Haiti Sign Agreements That Focus on...

NASSAU, Bahamas -- The Bahamas government on Tuesday signed three agreements with the Haitian government intended to further trade development between both countries and...

8 Facts You May Not Know About...

The Bahamas: 'Forward, Upward, Onward, Together' Each color on the Bahamian flag has meaning: Gold represents the sun and sand, blue stands for the sea,...

Bahamas Expects Official Response from US Addressing...

NASSAU, Bahamas -- Foreign Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell said Wednesday that the Bahamian government will ensure that its relationship with the United States remains...

Bahamas Ramps up Demands For Answers After...

NASSAU, Bahamas -- A foreign service team will travel to Paraguay this week to address the Organization of American States and meet with a...

Bahamas Seeks Answers Following Claims NSA Recorded...

NASSAU, Bahamas -- The Bahamas government has sought an explanation from the United States government over claims the National Security Agency is collecting, recording...

Caribbean Security Concerns Heightened Following Chinese Cyber-Espionage...

An announcement on Monday that a grand jury in the United States has indicted five Chinese hackers for cyber espionage and other offenses directed...

Bahamas Urged to Push Ahead Citizenship of...

NASSAU, Bahamas -- The government has been urged to implement an investor-citizenship program that would effectively allow high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs) to trade investment in...

Bahamas Next Caribbean Nation to Consider Legalizing...

The Bahamas government will consider the issue of medicinal marijuana as part of a regional meeting next month, Foreign Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell confirmed...

Top US Economist Urges Caribbean to Tap...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The founder of one of the United States’ top economic think tanks has urged Caribbean nations to cooperate regionally to tap...