The Bahamas, officially the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, is an independent, sovereign, English-speaking country consisting of two thousand cays and seven hundred islands that form an archipelago. It is located in the Atlantic Ocean southeast of the United States; north of Cuba, Hispaniola (Dominican Republic & Haiti) and the Caribbean Sea; and northwest of the Turks and Caicos Islands. Its size is almost 14,000 km² with an estimated population of 330,000. Its capital is Nassau. It remains a Commonwealth realm.

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    • Lyford Cay International School leads beach clean-up at Coral Harbour

        The Lyford Cay International School (LCIS) community came together on Saturday, April 12 to participate in a school wide beach clean up at Coral Harbour. LCIS students, parents, staff and community members all pitched in to remove a full dumpster of trash from the beach. “We are cleaning the beach as our contribution to […]

    • Manufacturers ‘Out Of Business’ With No Tariff Guards

        Domestic Bahamian manufacturers and their 15,000-strong workforce will be “out of business” without tariff protection, a senior industry executive agreeing this had to be balanced with consumers’ needs. Andrew Rogers, head of the Bahamas Trade Commission’s manufacturing sub-committee, told Tribune Business that while protection was “critical” for manufacturers and their workforce, the Government could […]

    • Govt’s Landfill Partner Majority Foreign-Owned

        The Government’s joint venture partner in efforts to reform New Providence’s landfill is a 60 per cent majority foreign-owned company that was initially formed, and registered, by Deputy Prime Minister Philip Davis’s law firm. Documents seen by Tribune Business show that Renew Bahamas, which is negotiating a five-year contract to manufacture recycled products from […]

    • Minister Dorsett addresses forum of Environment Ministers

      LOS CABOS, Mexico — Minister of the Environment and Housing, Hon. Kenred Dorsett, traveled to Los Cabos, Mexico this week to attend the 19th Forum for Environmental Ministers in Latin America and the Caribbean. While there Minister Dorsett addressed those assembled Thursday urging the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Economic Commission for Latin […]

    • Minister of the Environment and Housing on landfill remediation

      Hon. Kenred Dorsett M.P. Minister of the Environment and Housing RE: Reports of Landfill Secrecy LOS CABOS, Mexico – Landfill remediation has been a topic that I have discussed openly on various talk shows and via other media modes on numerous occasions. I have informed the Bahamian people of the government’s intention to joint venture […]