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Bahamian, Chinese Officials Meet on National Security, Transnational Crime

Wang Lequan, left, and Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham (BIS Photo/Peter Ramsay) Officials from China visited the Bahamas this week, discussing issues of national security and law enforcement. The two countries’ dialogue actually followed a stint by two Bahamian police officers […]


Bahamas Signs Deal on $48.5M Sports Centre Renovation

The Bahamian government signed a $48.5 million contract with two local companies for what is dubbed as the Queen Elizabeth Sports Centre Redevelopment Project. The deal is part of the country’s broader strategy to capitalize on so-called “sports tourism” something […]


Ingraham Modifies Foreign Investment Restrictions, Residency Requirements

Restrictions preventing foreign investment in restaurants and entertainment facilities have been lifted by Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham, who also announced a new minimum dollar requirement for foreign direct investment. The prime minister attributed the changes to a series of […]


Bahamas Completes BTC Sale

The government of the Bahamas has completed a 51 percent sale of the Bahamas Telecommunications Company to British firm Cable and Wireless Communications, Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham announced today in a statement. The deal was the subject of a great […]

Richard Lightbourn Talks Bahamian Law, the Privy Council and Foreign Investment

By Alexander Britell Richard Lightbourn is a partner at McKinney, Bancroft and Hughes, the landmark Nassau law firm. Current Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham was a law clerk at the firm, and his predecessor, Perry Christie, committed his pupilage at the […]

New Bahamas Airport Terminal Opens

By the Caribbean Journal Staff The first stage in a $409.5 million airport redevelopment at Nassau’s Lynden Pindling International Airport has opened, with a new U.S. Departures Terminal arriving on time and at a cost of $198.1 million. The new […]

CJ Politics

Words Fly After Bahamian Opposition Walks out of Parliament

The opposition walked out of the Bahamian House of Assembly on Thursday night, and now some public accusations have been made concerning Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham. The Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) walked out of the House during a budget debate. […]


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