JD Supra (Blogs)

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  • JD Supra Bahamas JD Supra, 2019
  • Expanding Cannabis Operations in Latin America & The Caribbean: Bahamas

    Medical Use - Medical use (and the importation or cultivation for medical use) of cannabis is highly restricted and only permitted with the special authority of the Minister of Health. This is in accordance with section 3 of the Dangerous Drugs Act, 2000. Bahamian law in this regard is quite stringent. Recreational Use/Adult Use - Recreational use is strictly prohibited under Bahamian...

  • Buying and Selling Real Estate in the Bahamas

    PURCHASE OF BAHAMIAN REAL ESTATE BY NON- BAHAMIANS - Columbus came to The Bahamas when he first discovered the New World, landed on San Salvador in 1492. Over the centuries, the islands of The Bahamas became key waypoints for explorers and adventurers which connected the Old World with the New. In the late 17th century, the islands became the hotspots of pirates and privateers who marveled...

  • Doing Business in Latin America and The Caribbean: The Bahamas

    The Commonwealth of The Bahamas is an archipelago spanning 100,000 square miles extending southeast from Florida to northern Hispaniola. The Bahamas has an estimated land area of 5,382 square miles made up of 700 islands and2,400 cays. There are 30 islands which are inhabited with an estimated population of just over 300,000. GOVERNMENT - The Bahamas is a constitutional,...

  • Unfair Dismissal

    Without question, it is more common to hear of Wrongful Dismissal, than Unfair Dismissal. Perhaps this is more due to ignorance of the law, than anything else. Notably, Sections 34 and 35 of the Employment Act makes provision thus... Please see full article below for more information.

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