Wow! Just like that, Summer is over! Its back to school again. There have been a lot of very interesting stories this week, I’ve put together what I think were the top ones and others that I think might have slipped through the cracks.
Lol, Way to go Mr. Miller!
Leslie Miller to Minister of National Security Tommy Turnquest: “Get off Your Ass and start doing something about crime!” Read More Here
PM admits that Capital Punishment may never happen!
I’ve been telling co-workers this for the last 3 years. There are so many obstacles to capital punishment that its likely to never happen again. Read More Here
Dengue Fever Continues To Be A Menace to Society
Eastern School Traffic Will Be The Worst
According to the Ministry of Works, the traffic in the East will be the worst. But really traffic will be horrible all over the island. Be very afraid! Read More Here
Major Intervention needed in Consumer Loans According to CEO of Arawak Homes
The Economy of The Bahamas is not doing good. Many in the business community have begun sounding the alarm. Bahamians Pay attention to this. Read More Here
IMF Report: Government has to reduce fixed expenses by 2-3% GDP
2-3% don’t sound to bad, right? well that is actually $140-$240 Million Dollars! Oh and Fixed expenses? That’s Government Salaries and Rend. Think about that for a moment… read more here
Moody’s Lower The Bahamas’ Economic Outlook from Stable to Negative
This was perhaps the biggest news of the week. It says a lot about our economy, our debt-to-gdp is currently 65% and could be 79% if no changes are made. If our government doesn’t take significant steps to reduce debt-to-gdp we could see our economy downgraded which will have disastrous results. Read more here
Major Oil Companies Reviewing Bahamas Data
Could there really be oil in The Bahamas? There are significant signs that there really is. The Bahamas petroleum company has spent 35 Million Dollars exploring our waters so far. Read More here
Most Powerful Women in The Bahamas Revealed
Who are the most powerful women in The Bahamas? Read More Here
Just 14% of Hotels have the ability to accept online Reservations
If we are to remain competitive, we have to keep up with emerging technologies. For only 14% of our hotels to be able to accept online reservations is unacceptable considering that the majority of our tourists come from the US. Read more here