Lamond Johnson By Ricardo Swire Success of the Bahamas’ internal security stability effort is at a critical stage, general elections officially scheduled for Wednesday May 10th 2017.
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Ahvia J Campbell By Ricardo Swire Caribbean archipelago the Bahamas’ approximately 388,000 residents abhorred news of seven dead in the capital Nassau, during a single February 2017 weekend.
Saul Loeb/AFP By Ricardo Swire A recently declassified American Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) document called “The Bahamas: Likely Reactions to a US Drug Indictment,” cataloged potential diplomatic damage that would have resulted from outlawing the 1969 to 1992 Bahamas Prime Minister Lynden Pindling on drug charges. Investigators found US$3 million more than the senior […]
By Ricardo Swire Financial institution gurus term the trend “de-risking” or “de-banking.” Over the past five years several major international banks discarded longstanding Caribbean relationships. Barbados, the Bahamas, Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU), Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago all had Correspondent Bank Relationships (CBR) terminated. That US dollar transactions underpin commerce is a […]