April 17, 2021

Over two dozen Haitians drown in attempt to enter the Bahamas

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From Caribbean360 NASSAU, The Bahamas, Monday February 4, 2019 – At least 28 Haitian migrants drowned in the waters off the northern Bahamian island of Abaco when the vessel they were travelling in capsized and sunk over the weekend. The Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) said 17 survivors were rescued. The discovery of the first set […]

Caribbean Blockchain alliance (CBA) looks to turn Bahamas into a distributed ledger leader

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By Krystle M From Bitcoin Exchange Guide In the financial industry, whether with cryptocurrency or fiat currency, there’s continual competition to be on top of the game, and to maintain a place there. As the Caribbean Blockchain Alliance (CBA) has examined the blockchain industry, they’ve decided to become the next leader, using the Bahamas as […]

Bahamas attorney general explains need for controversial communications interception bill

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 By the Nassau Guardian From Caribbean News Now NASSAU, Bahamas — Amid concerns expressed in various quarters that the recently tabled Interception of Communications Bill, 2017 (ICB) was unnecessary and would be an invasion of citizens’ privacy, Bahamas Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson said in a statement on Monday night that the proposed legislation is a […]

Bahamas foreign minister accused of contempt of court

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By Artesia Davis Nassau Guardian Staff Reporter From Caribbean News Now NASSAU, Bahamas — A prominent attorney said on Sunday he will seek to have Bahamas foreign affairs and immigration minister Fred Mitchell committed to prison for contempt of court over his statements on the court-ordered release of two Cuban nationals. Fred Smith, QC, represents […]

Bahamas mega resort will be completed, says Chinese contractor

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By Travis Cartwright-Carroll Nassau Guardian Staff Reporter From Caribbean News Now NASSAU, Bahamas — Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie said the chairman of China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) has assured him that bankrupt multibillion dollar resort Baha Mar will be completed and opened early. “Despite the delays which have occurred with its opening, I […]