A former Chamber of Commerce executive and internationally-known
business trainer is encouraging people to use their time at home during
the COVID-19 pandemic to create their own businesses, especially
Keshelle Davis has been sharing her business
development expertise in London, Wales, the USA, Canada, Australia, and
her native Bahamas for nearly two decades and says in order to overcome
the changes in the economy, online businesses...
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance announced that last week,
the Department of Social Services, the National Insurance Board (NIB)
and the Small Business Development Centre (SBDC), using the additional
resources allocated by this government administration, rolled out social
and economic support programmes.
“This means, Bahamians are
gaining access to much-needed food assistance and financial support to
lessen the economic burden on their households,” DPM Turnquest said as
he announced an update on the government’s stimulus measures in response
to COVID-19 in the House of Assembly, Monday, March 30, 2020...
In the midst of a national emergency sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic,
University of The Bahamas (UB) forged ahead with its research
presentations, five days after transitioning to remote operations and
announcing that previously scheduled events had been postponed or
On Friday 20th March, University researchers, who
would have traditionally presented before a face-to-face crowd, were
instead connected to those listening via an online conferencing
I rise to provide an update on the Government’s
stimulus measures to support our citizens during this challenging time.
The adverse impact of COVID - 19 has touched every single person in the
country, and most significantly, the poor and vulnerable amongst us need
the support of the Government to cope with the impact .
Bahamians I am reminded of the teachings of Isaiah 41 , where we learn
to f ear not, for God is with us. The Good Book states: Be not dismayed
for I am your God, I will strengthen you..
As the coronavirus continues to spread, Bahamas Striping Group of
Companies (BSGC) has pitched in to assist government with its response
readiness by supplying an assortment of protective gear to help slow and
possibly prevent the spread of COVID-19.
“We felt compelled
to act. We are all being impacted by this global medical crises which
has claimed the lives of more than 26,000 people and affected citizens
in over 200 countries and territories around the world, according to WHO
data,” said BSGC’s President Atario Mitchell...
Members of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force brought 10 foreign fishermen
into the Defence Force Base Sunday evening after their vessel was
apprehended in the Ragged Island chain on Friday.
routine Patrol, HMBS CASCARILLA, under the command of Sub Lieutenant
Owen Sands boarded a Bahamian registered vessel off Water Cay, in the
vicinity of a ragged Island Chain. Aboard were 7 Dominican nationals, 1
Cuban, 1 Honduran and a Bahamian National...