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2020/2021 Fiscal Period Begins

The finance minister today implored Bahamians to take advantage of the tax concessions and duty reductions outlined in the 2020/2021 Budget. The new fiscal period begins today.

Emergency Orders Still Stand

The Government averting a free for all with the dawning of new COVID-19 emergency orders. In a last minute move, Governor General, His Excellency Cornelius Smith yesterday signed a new Proclamation of Emergency which took effect at midnight.

2020 Policing Plan Unveiled

Some 35 senior police officers and 90 contracted officers are expected to retire this year. In turn, 270 officers will be recruited, putting the targeted strength of the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) at 2,787 sworn officers by year’s end.

Emergency Powers Not Yet Extended

Despite building anticipation, the Emergency Powers COVID-19 Orders have not yet been extended. Prime Minister the Most Honourable Dr. Hubert Minnis on Monday tabled a resolution which would push the orders to July 31, several weeks after...

Nassau Village Shooting Leaves One Dead

Two males assisting detectives with their investigations into a murder late last night. The incident took place after 11:00pm Sunday on Jackson Street, Nassau Village. Investigating officers reportedly met the victim lying face down...

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