THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS (25 FEB. TO 4 MARCH)

This day in Parliament – Four Gender Equality Bills passed by the House History was made in The Bahamas today, Wednesday 2nd March, as Parliament passed four amendments to the country’s 1973 independence constitution, effectively removing the remaining vestiges of discrimination against all Bahamians from the country’s Supreme Law. On hand for the vote were 37 […]

THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS ( 21 to 25 DECEMBER 2015) BY ELCOTT COLEBY

HONOURS AND PETROLEUM BILLS PASS HOUSE The amended Honours Bill and the compendium of Petroleum Bills including the Sovereign Wealth Fund Bill were passed in the House on Monday of this week. The Honours Bill was passed unanimously but there was division on the Petroleum Bill with 19 government members voting yes, 9 opposition members voting […]