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March 14, 2019

Bahamas

PM Minnis brings remarks at the 47th Annual Scientific Conference

Source: Bahamas Weekly Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis brought remarks at the 47th Annual Scientific Conference of the Medical Association of The Bahamas & The… Link: PM Minnis brings remarks at the 47th Annual Scientific Conference

Venezuela: Statement from the OAS General Secretariat

Source: Bahamas Weekly Regarding the statement issued by the Foreign Ministry of Colombia and press reports, the OAS General Secretariat indicates its support for the statement, also expressing… Link: Venezuela: Statement from the OAS General Secretariat

Data Security For Consumers

Source: Jones Bahamas As the world becomes more digital, there is a greater concern for protection of personal data when it comes to the use of smart products.… Link: Data Security For Consumers

Chamber To Host 5th Energy Forum 

Source: Jones Bahamas The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation (BCCEC) is gearing up to host its fifth Bahamas Energy Security Forum. The Forum serves as a… Link: Chamber To Host 5th Energy Forum 

The Opposition demands answers on Grand Lucayan

Source: Jones Bahamas Opposition Deputy Leader Chester Cooper said the government’s handling of the Grand Lucayan sale and the myriad of issues involved would be laughable if the… Link: The Opposition demands answers on Grand Lucayan

Bishop Supports Capital Punishment

Source: Jones Bahamas Very few issues have divided a nation as much as talk of the death penalty even within The Bahamas Christian Council, there are strong held… Link: Bishop Supports Capital Punishment

Gov’t Fights To Protect Financial Sector

Source: Jones Bahamas The EU’s dreaded blacklist has been released and as hoped or anticipated by senior government officials, The Bahamas has not been named. Confirming  this to… Link: Gov’t Fights To Protect Financial Sector

BTVI Supports St. George’s Tech Fair

Source: Bahamas Weekly President of The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI), Dr. Robert W. Robertson, highlighted the importance of having the right skills to compete in a… Link: BTVI Supports St. George’s Tech Fair

Primary school students take to the strings at National Arts Festival

Source: Bahamas Weekly Primary school students showed their skill and talent on stringed instruments, during the E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival New Providence adjudications, at the Dundas… Link: Primary school students take to the strings at National Arts Festival

OAS Electoral Experts to Visit Honduras

Source: Bahamas Weekly Electoral experts from the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS) will visit Honduras from March 25 to 29 to provide technical advice… Link: OAS Electoral Experts to Visit Honduras

Preparing women for professional and financial success

Source: Bahamas Weekly In celebration of International Women’s Day, CIBC FirstCaribbean hosted its first Women’s Workshop at the Salvation Army Headquarters, helping women in the community with limited… Link: Preparing women for professional and financial success

11 Foreign Nationals Convicted In Magistrate’s Courts

Source: Bahamas Weekly On March 12th 2019, (4) Venezuelan nationals, (3) Guyanese nationals and (3) Jamaican nationals were arraigned in Magistrate’s Court #8 before Magistrate Subusola Swain. They… Link: 11 Foreign Nationals Convicted In Magistrate’s Courts

Land for Sale: Royal Palm Bay

Source: Bahamas Weekly LAND FOR SALE, south side of the Lucayan Waterway, off Fortune Bay Drive. Royal Palm Bay, Block 6, Lot 24. 45.84 sq ft canal front,… Link: Land for Sale: Royal Palm Bay

34th Annual HSGB Dog Show an enjoyable day

Source: Bahamas Weekly   The Humane Society of Grand Bahama (HSGB) held their 34th annual Dog Show on Saturday, March 2nd, 2019. Beautiful weather and a host of… Link: 34th Annual HSGB Dog Show an enjoyable day

Small Business Development Program Launched in Eight Mile Rock

Source: Bahamas Weekly The Government launched its Grand Bahama’s Small Business Development program in West Grand Bahama at the Eight Mile Rock High School auditorium, Friday, March 8,… Link: Small Business Development Program Launched in Eight Mile Rock

PM Minnis on the Disney Heads of Agreement

Source: Bahamas Weekly Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis issued the following statement on the Heads of Agreement for the proposed development at Lighthouse Point, Bannerman… Link: PM Minnis on the Disney Heads of Agreement

Minister Campbell Kicks Off Busy Week at United Nations

Source: Bahamas Weekly Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell began what is scheduled to be a busy week at the United Nations… Link: Minister Campbell Kicks Off Busy Week at United Nations

Office of the Prime Minister dispels false reports of land grab

Source: Bahamas Weekly Completely untrue reports are being circulated on social media falsely claiming that the Government of The Bahamas is conducting a land grab. The Office of… Link: Office of the Prime Minister dispels false reports of land grab

Social Services Minister Extends Challenge

Source: Bahamas Weekly The only way the equity and the equality that women in The Bahamas yearn for, dream about, and/or speak of, is going to come to… Link: Social Services Minister Extends Challenge

Exuma Female Singers Shine in National Arts Festival

Source: Bahamas Weekly The singing talents of female Exuma residents shone brightly, during the recent E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival adjudications at the St. Andrew’s Community Centre… Link: Exuma Female Singers Shine in National Arts Festival

Donald 'Come on Down Now' Roberts Obituary

Source: Bahamas Weekly Don (to all of us) was a man who lived his life to the fullest. He was a man who put his all into everything… Link: Donald 'Come on Down Now' Roberts Obituary

Urban Community Leaders Honoured on International Women’s Day

Source: Bahamas Weekly Officials from the Urban Renewal Commission, the Department of Gender and Family Affairs and the Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development, saluted 29 female,… Link: Urban Community Leaders Honoured on International Women’s Day

Bahamas DPM on International Women's Day

Source: Bahamas Weekly “In keeping with The Bahamas’ commitment to advance gender equality and to create a sustainable economic environment for future generations, all sectors of society will… Link: Bahamas DPM on International Women's Day

THREE CHILDREN ABDUCTED IN A WEEK

Source: Jones Bahamas Police are on the hunt of the alleged abductor of the capital’s second and third alleged kidnapping in less than a week. In the first… Link: THREE CHILDREN ABDUCTED IN A WEEK

WHO ARE WE?

Source: Jones Bahamas In the book The Growth of the Modern West Indies, the author  Gordon K. Lewis wrote: “ From the earliest beginnings after 1620,  the Bahamian… Link: WHO ARE WE?

Bishop Calls Policemen Retirement “ Suspicious”

Source: Jones Bahamas The Bahamas Christian Council President BishopDelton Fernander is calling  the retirements of  senior Police Officers suspicious. He was responding to claims from the Opposition that… Link: Bishop Calls Policemen Retirement “ Suspicious”

Fusion Will Succeed, Says Richards

Source: Jones Bahamas Fusion Superplex Chief  Operating  Officer Dominic Richards is dismissing  claims that the entertainment centre is too big of a dream and that the project will… Link: Fusion Will Succeed, Says Richards

AG CORRECTS EU MINISTER

Source: Jones Bahamas Attorney General Carl Bethel defending the government of the Bahamas says that money laundering convictions were made in The Bahamas . He has corrected comments… Link: AG CORRECTS EU MINISTER

Daylight Saving Time begins March 10th

Source: Bahamas Weekly The Cabinet Office wishes to advise the general public that Daylight Saving Time will commence on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 2:00 a.m. and end… Link: Daylight Saving Time begins March 10th

Minister Campbell: Gender equality is human rights issue

Source: Bahamas Weekly The push towards gender equality for women in The Bahamas, and indeed around the globe, is not about advancing the causes of women and girls… Link: Minister Campbell: Gender equality is human rights issue

RBDF Salutes Women on International Women’s Day 2019

Source: Bahamas Weekly Commander Defence Force Commodore Tellis Bethel and his Executive Command Team, Officers, Command Warrant Officer Mr. Oral Wood, Warrant Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Marines salute… Link: RBDF Salutes Women on International Women’s Day 2019

Illegals Fined Nearly $20,000 In Grand Bahama

Source: Jones Bahamas Nearly $20,000 in fines for 15 foreign nationals convicted in a Grand Bahama Magistrates Court on Tuesday. The group consisted of 12 Haitians, two Chinese… Link: Illegals Fined Nearly ,000 In Grand Bahama

Prison Fellowship Goes Beyond Prison Walls

Source: Jones Bahamas The Prison Fellowship Bahamas (PFB) is known for its Christian interaction with prison inmates at The Bahamas Department of Corrections (BDOC). But what does the… Link: Prison Fellowship Goes Beyond Prison Walls

Still no word on the cause of BPL’s fire

Source: Jones Bahamas Six months after BPL’s Clifton Pier fire, there is  still no word on what led to the blaze that destroyed one of the company’s engines. … Link: Still no word on the cause of BPL’s fire

Gov’t Introduces Investment Fund Bill

Source: Jones Bahamas An overhaul of the Investment Funds industry brings changes to its outdated regulatory framework; which if  left untouched,  poses a risk to the country’s reputation… Link: Gov’t Introduces Investment Fund Bill

HGTV Casting Notice for BAHAMAS LIFE

Source: Bahamas Weekly We’re back! Enter the Picture Productions is very excited to be back on the islands casting another season of the hit series Bahamas Life.Thank you… Link: HGTV Casting Notice for BAHAMAS LIFE

'Labour on the Blocks' Job Fair set for March 9

Source: Bahamas Weekly In keeping with the Government’s commitment to create job opportunities for Bahamians, the Department of Labour is pleased to announce that it will hold its… Link: 'Labour on the Blocks' Job Fair set for March 9

Englerston MP concerned about police lag

Source: Jones Bahamas The Opposition’s spokesman on National Security Glenys Hanna-Martin has  expressed concern over the police’s apparent lag in the reporting of apparent kidnappings. This  follows the… Link: Englerston MP concerned about police lag

SENIOR POLICEMAN FIRED

Source: Jones Bahamas The Opposition Progressive Liberal Party  is claiming that a senior Police Officer has been victimized by the government.  Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police Clarence Reckley … Link: SENIOR POLICEMAN FIRED

Bahamas looking to eradicate HIV

Source: Jones Bahamas News that HIV has been deemed undetectable in a London patient following a stem cell transplant is landmark – after all, it is  only the… Link: Bahamas looking to eradicate HIV

Death Penalty Project Targets Bahamas

Source: Jones Bahamas BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – The World Coalition Against The Death Penalty has embarked on a regional death penalty reform project in the Eastern Caribbean and plans… Link: Death Penalty Project Targets Bahamas

$18Mil For WSC Wastewater Treatment Plant

Source: Jones Bahamas The Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC)  has embarked on a $18 million rehabilitation of small pumping stations and the construction of several Waste Treatment Plants… Link: Mil For WSC Wastewater Treatment Plant

Spouse of the PM Minnis visits Central Andros Schools

Source: Bahamas Weekly Spouse of the Prime Minister, Mrs. Patricia Minnis led a delegation that included Senator the Hon. Dr. Jasmin Turner-Dareus and endocrinologist Dr. Kristine Parker-Curling to… Link: Spouse of the PM Minnis visits Central Andros Schools

National Security threats have drastically changed

Source: Bahamas Weekly Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin Dames said the increasing volume, variety and velocity of security threats have drastically changed and are expected to… Link: National Security threats have drastically changed

DPM Turnquest: Institutional Strengthening is a Government Priority

Source: Bahamas Weekly The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Bahamas Country Office, officially launched a new book entitled “Nurturing Institutions for a More Resilient Caribbean” during a ceremony Monday,… Link: DPM Turnquest: Institutional Strengthening is a Government Priority

Grand Bahama art show inspired by Vincent van Gogh

Source: Bahamas Weekly Grand Bahama Garden of the Groves welknown Art Class 2019 by Angelika Siska on Sunday March 10th, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. proudly presents… Link: Grand Bahama art show inspired by Vincent van Gogh

Police Walkabout Kicks Off Police Month

Source: Jones Bahamas The Royal Bahamas Police Force  has begun a month of activities with  walkabouts  in  communities in New Providence  with members of the Bahamas  Christian Council… Link: Police Walkabout Kicks Off Police Month

MPs RACE TO DECLARE

Source: Jones Bahamas  Some Members of Parliament  this past weekend  were rushing to conform with the law  and meet the deadline on public disclosure.  It is unclear whether… Link: MPs RACE TO DECLARE

INFANT RESCUSED FROM UNATTENDED CAR

Source: Jones Bahamas An infant was rescued from his car seat by Ministry of Health officials after he was left unattended in the ministry’s parking lot this past… Link: INFANT RESCUSED FROM UNATTENDED CAR

Canadians Say Yes in The Bahamas

Source: Jones Bahamas The month of February was certainly the month of love for three lucky couples in Canada, who won an incredible opportunity to propose to their… Link: Canadians Say Yes in The Bahamas

Police Probe Double Traffic Fatality

Source: Jones Bahamas Police in South Andros are investigating a double traffic fatality that occurred on this past Saturday killing two of the vehicle’s occupants. According to reports,… Link: Police Probe Double Traffic Fatality

Water and Sewerage Corporation assesses work in Acklins Island

Source: Bahamas Weekly Improved water quality, the installation of generators and a new reverse osmosis (RO) plant are among the new initiatives the Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC)… Link: Water and Sewerage Corporation assesses work in Acklins Island

Fishermen to be Charged Before Courts

Source: Bahamas Weekly The eight persons apprehended by the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) after they were found fishing in a Marine Reserve in the northern Bahamas are… Link: Fishermen to be Charged Before Courts

UB Athletics hires first full-time coach

Source: Bahamas Weekly UB Athletics has hired former track and field national team hurdler Ednal Rolle as the first full-time head coach at the institution. The internationally certified… Link: UB Athletics hires first full-time coach

Ft. Lauderdale Film Festival Returns to Grand Bahama Island

Source: Bahamas Weekly FLIFF on Location: Grand Bahama Island – Take 4! In 2011, the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF) entered into a three-year partnership with the… Link: Ft. Lauderdale Film Festival Returns to Grand Bahama Island

Hundreds Turn Out as BTC turns up speeds in Pinewood Gardens

Source: Bahamas Weekly BTC recently completed major broadband upgrades in the Pinewood Gardens community. Residents can now take advantage of enhanced broadband speeds and Flow TV. BTC held… Link: Hundreds Turn Out as BTC turns up speeds in Pinewood Gardens

Sir Michael Barnett, Sworn In as Justice of the Court of Appeal

Source: Bahamas Weekly Sir Michael Barnett was sworn in as Justice of the Court of Appeal by Governor General, Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling during… Link: Sir Michael Barnett, Sworn In as Justice of the Court of Appeal

RBDF Apprehends Fishermen in Protected Area

Source: Bahamas Weekly Eight persons were apprehended around 10:30 a.m. this morninh by the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) after they were found  fishing in a Marine Preserve… Link: RBDF Apprehends Fishermen in Protected Area

Primary School Students hosted to one-day forum on Disability

Source: Bahamas Weekly Officials of the Disability Affairs Division of the Department of Social Services, Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development, hosted a one-day Primary School Forum… Link: Primary School Students hosted to one-day forum on Disability

“Democracy In Peril”

Source: Jones Bahamas Stating that democracy is in peril in the Bahamas,the Opposition  Progressive Liberal Party  has taken its complaint about the  conduct of  two cabinet Ministers  to… Link: “Democracy In Peril”

PLP CHAIRMAN: DAMES UNFIT FOR HIGH OFFICE

Source: Jones Bahamas Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Fred Mitchell yesterday said National Security Minister Marvin Dames  is unfit for high office.  He  expressed concerns about the Minister’s … Link: PLP CHAIRMAN: DAMES UNFIT FOR HIGH OFFICE

Dames Not Interested In Apology From McAlpine

Source: Jones Bahamas National Security Minister Marvin Dames is hoping to set the record straight on his exchange with parliamentary colleague Frederick McAlpine in the House of Assembly… Link: Dames Not Interested In Apology From McAlpine

DOWNTOWN PARTNERSHIP ENDORSES PORT DEAL

Source: Jones Bahamas The Downtown Nassau Partnership officially endorsed the selection of Global Ports Holdings yesterday, as the new developers and operators of the Nassau Cruise Port. Managing… Link: DOWNTOWN PARTNERSHIP ENDORSES PORT DEAL

Bahamas Launches Trafficking in Persons Hotline

Source: Jones Bahamas The Ministry of National Security yesterday morning launched a 24-hour trafficking in person’s hotline – the first of its kind in The Bahamas. The hotline’s… Link: Bahamas Launches Trafficking in Persons Hotline

Meet the Bahamian descendent leading LA Fashion Week

Source: Bahamas Weekly I met Arthur Chipman when he was living in Canada some six years ago. Since that time his life has taken a fast-track in the… Link: Meet the Bahamian descendent leading LA Fashion Week

Prime Minister Minnis receives Legacy Award in New York

Source: Bahamas Weekly Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis was honoured on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by the American Foundation for The University of the West… Link: Prime Minister Minnis receives Legacy Award in New York

Seniors/Retirees participate in one-day healthy lifestyles workshop

Source: Bahamas Weekly Almost two hundred Senior Citizens and Retirees from various organizations across New Providence attended a one-day Healthy Lifestyles Workshop hosted by the Senior Citizens Division,… Link: Seniors/Retirees participate in one-day healthy lifestyles workshop

Mingoes Basketball hosts open tryouts this weekend

Source: Bahamas Weekly The UB Mingoes men’s basketball team will hold open tryouts 8am Saturday March 2, 2019 at The Kendal Issacs Gymnasium. Coaches and administrators will be… Link: Mingoes Basketball hosts open tryouts this weekend

FNM MEMBERS CLASH

Source: Jones Bahamas Tensions  rose between Free National Movement members as Pineridge MP Frederick McAlpine and National Security Minister Marvin Dames get into a heated  exchange of words… Link: FNM MEMBERS CLASH

OPPOSITION CALLS MID YEAR BUDGET “DELUSIONAL”

Source: Jones Bahamas The Progressive Liberal Party’s (PLP) Deputy Leader Chester Cooper has labelled   the mid-year budget communication  as a collection of “useless words” and “delusional predictions”. … Link: OPPOSITION CALLS MID YEAR BUDGET “DELUSIONAL”

Economy Not Growing Enough, Says DPM

Source: Jones Bahamas Finance Minister Peter Turnquest said that while the economy is growing, it is not growing enough as the latest unemployment figures show a lag between… Link: Economy Not Growing Enough, Says DPM

US University Run For Cancer Cure

Source: Jones Bahamas Scores of Ohio State University Alumni bombarded Pompey Square yesterday for a fun/run walk, a part of the University’s annual “Buckeye Cruise For Cancer”. For … Link: US University Run For Cancer Cure

WTO Offers Certainty Of Investment, Says Laing

Source: Jones Bahamas What is the future of the World Trade Organization (WTO) for The Bahamas? Lead WTO negotiator for The Bahamas, Zhivargo Laing, said it is an… Link: WTO Offers Certainty Of Investment, Says Laing

Rights Bahamas: Police torture victims should take legal action

Source: Bahamas Weekly “Rights Bahamas urges the three victims of alleged police torture who have been subjected to a shameful farce in Eleuthera to take legal action immediately.… Link: Rights Bahamas: Police torture victims should take legal action

Fitzgerald Not Interested In PLP Nomination

Source: Jones Bahamas The  former Cabinet Minister  and  Progressive Liberal Party member of Parliament for  the Marathon constituency, Jerome Fitzgerald  has  announced that he is no longer interested… Link: Fitzgerald Not Interested In PLP Nomination

Persons with unpaid work permits will be deported

Source: Jones Bahamas The number of illegal immigrants could very well increase here in The Bahamas considering there is some $5 million outstanding in fees from people who… Link: Persons with unpaid work permits will be deported

PM Minnis: Digital transformation to improve government services

Source: Jones Bahamas Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis believes The Bahamas can replicate the success experienced by the Republic of Estonia, which has effectively used technology to transformits… Link: PM Minnis: Digital transformation to improve government services

Minister Says Grand Lucayan Sale Could Take Longer.

Source: Jones Bahamas Having purchased the Grand Lucayan in Freeport, Grand Bahama last summer against the advice of many, the government had hoped to offload the property to… Link: Minister Says Grand Lucayan Sale Could Take Longer.

DPM: “SINK OR SWIM”

Source: Jones Bahamas Acting Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Peter Turnquest, said The Bahamas is adapting and the government is committed to keeping up with any regulator… Link: DPM: “SINK OR SWIM”

Malta's High Commissioner call on the Attorney General

Source: Bahamas Weekly His Excellency Keith Azzopardi, High Commissioner of the Republic of Malta to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, paid a courtesy call on Attorney General and… Link: Malta's High Commissioner call on the Attorney General

‘Complete and diverse growth’ led to Bahamas earning double awards

Source: Bahamas Weekly The Bahamas’ “very impressive double-digit growth” in stopover arrivals across the destination, including the Family Islands, was a decisive factor in the country earning the… Link: ‘Complete and diverse growth’ led to Bahamas earning double awards

Bahamian Jamaal Rolle a Featured Artist at Art Fort Lauderdale

Source: Bahamas Weekly As part of its new marketing strategy to integrate and highlight the culture and people of The Bahamas through innovative story telling, the Ministry of… Link: Bahamian Jamaal Rolle a Featured Artist at Art Fort Lauderdale

BOIPB Scholars encouraged to strengthen Family Island Communities

Source: Bahamas Weekly The Bahama Out Islands Promotion Board (BOIPB) is urging University of The Bahamas (UB) students who are the beneficiaries of its endowed scholarships to envision… Link: BOIPB Scholars encouraged to strengthen Family Island Communities

Eva Joyce presents copies of her books to the Governor General

Source: Bahamas Weekly Mrs. Eva Joyce presented Governor General, Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling with copies of her books, “Rekindling the Fire within,” “Hidden Treasures,”… Link: Eva Joyce presents copies of her books to the Governor General

Health officials tour Andros facilities

Source: Jones Bahamas Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands is in Andros where he and a team are assessing clinics in South Andros and Mangrove Cay. The results of… Link: Health officials tour Andros facilities

KOMOLAFE BECOMES FIRST WOMAN TO LEAD A PARTY

Source: Jones Bahamas The Democratic National Alliance’s(DNA) Arinthia Komolafe made history history at the party’s 2019 convention this past Friday being the first woman to be elected leader… Link: KOMOLAFE BECOMES FIRST WOMAN TO LEAD A PARTY

Fox Hill Men On Murder Charges

Source: Jones Bahamas The alleged gunmen behind the death of Fox Hill resident, Richard Fowler, who was gunned down on February 12, were arraigned in Magistrate’s Court yesterday.… Link: Fox Hill Men On Murder Charges

McAlpine At Odds With PM On Corruption

Source: Jones Bahamas The Minnis administration receiving a scolding from one of its own, Pineridge MP Fredrick McAlpine  over the issue of corruption.   Noticeably absent from the… Link: McAlpine At Odds With PM On Corruption

CARICOM Leaders at Dinner Meeting with UNCTAD Secretary General

Source: Bahamas Weekly Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis (fourth left) and Foreign Affairs Minister, the Hon. Darren Henfield attended a dinner meeting today with United… Link: CARICOM Leaders at Dinner Meeting with UNCTAD Secretary General

Hundreds Enjoyed 2019 All Abaco Senior Junkanoo Parade

Source: Bahamas Weekly Hundreds of Abaconians and tourists enjoyed the 2019 All-Abaco Senior Junkanoo Parade, on February 23, 2019, in Marsh Harbour and watched the Murphy Town Super… Link: Hundreds Enjoyed 2019 All Abaco Senior Junkanoo Parade

Technical training considers country’s ‘backbone’

Source: Bahamas Weekly Minister of Education, the Honourable Jeffrey Lloyd feels technical and vocational education and training (TVET) is the “most critical need in the country.” “Were it… Link: Technical training considers country’s ‘backbone’

Minister Campbell ‘turns over’ key for new generator to BAPD

Source: Bahamas Weekly Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie Campbell presented members of the Board of Directors, Administrators, staff and children at the Bahamas… Link: Minister Campbell ‘turns over’ key for new generator to BAPD

Minnis administration making strides in energy sector reform

Source: Bahamas Weekly Public schools and buildings in New Providence will be outfitted with energy-efficient retrofits and solar PV installations as part of the Government’s energy sector reform… Link: Minnis administration making strides in energy sector reform

Minister Lanisha Rolle Hosts Meeting with Abaco Representatives

Source: Bahamas Weekly Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Lanisha T. Rolle (fourth left) held an informal breakfast meeting in Marsh Harbour, Abaco, on February 22,… Link: Minister Lanisha Rolle Hosts Meeting with Abaco Representatives

Minister Rolle Opens Abaco Junior Junkanoo Parade

Source: Bahamas Weekly Showing her support for students and their cultural expression, Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Lanisha T. Rolle (at microphone) officially opened the… Link: Minister Rolle Opens Abaco Junior Junkanoo Parade

Statement by the Secretary General of the OAS

Source: Bahamas Weekly In response to the statement published by the chairman of CARICOM on February 19, 2019 in which he wrongly asserts that I acted beyond the… Link: Statement by the Secretary General of the OAS

Advisory Committee for National Honours invites Nominations

Source: Bahamas Weekly The Advisory Committee for National Honours held a press conference Thursday, February 21, 2019 to invite nominations from the general public of persons fit to… Link: Advisory Committee for National Honours invites Nominations

The Bahamas to Host CHTA 2020

Source: Bahamas Weekly The Bahamas will host the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) Marketplace at Baha Mar, January 21-23, 2020: the announcement was made at a press… Link: The Bahamas to Host CHTA 2020

Police Investigating Twelfth homicide

Source: Jones Bahamas A suspected drive by shooting spree  has left  one person  dead and three wounded in hospital. Chief Superintendent Solomon Cash told reporters on the scene… Link: Police Investigating Twelfth homicide

MARCO ALERT SOFTWARE COMPLETE

Source: Jones Bahamas The testing on the required software for the restructured Marco Alert System is complete, National Security Minister Marvin Dames told reporters yesterday.  The recent abduction… Link: MARCO ALERT SOFTWARE COMPLETE

BCC HEAD CITES BRAZEN CRIMES

Source: Jones Bahamas The Bahamas  Christian Council President, Bishop Delton Fernander is  expressing some degree of anxiety over the brazenness of violent crimes, a great deal of which… Link: BCC HEAD CITES BRAZEN CRIMES

Students told to consider careers in technical & vocational areas

Source: Bahamas Weekly Education Minister, the Hon. Jeffrey Lloyd underscored the need for The Bahamas, the Ministry of Education in particular, to focus on Technical Vocational Education as… Link: Students told to consider careers in technical & vocational areas

GB Residents urged to take advantage of the opportunities

Source: Bahamas Weekly Grand Bahama’s economic season is changing, said Minister of State for Grand Bahama in the Office of the Prime Minister, Senator the Hon. J. Kwasi… Link: GB Residents urged to take advantage of the opportunities

Gender and Family Affairs/Generali enter into PPP

Source: Bahamas Weekly Senior officials of Generali Global Health Services (GGHS), Wednesday (February 20) entered into a public, private partnership (PPP) with the Department of Gender and Family… Link: Gender and Family Affairs/Generali enter into PPP

3rd annual Bahamian Exchange set for March 8

Source: Bahamas Weekly The 3rd Annual Bahamian Exchange is scheduled for March 8, 2019 at Queen’s College Geoffrey Brown Auditorium. Features represent history, politics and community, business, education,… Link: 3rd annual Bahamian Exchange set for March 8

Search For Crashed Plane off Inagua

Source: Jones Bahamas U.S Coast Guard and police officials were yesterday searching  areas off Inagua following reports that an aircraft went down off   in that area. So… Link: Search For Crashed Plane off Inagua

ORG calls for Integrity Bill to be passed

Source: Jones Bahamas The Organization for Responsible Governance (ORG) Executive Director Matthew Albury says  the implementation of an Integrity Commission Bill and Ombudsman Bill could provide minimal impact… Link: ORG calls for Integrity Bill to be passed

MOH INVESTIGATING SUSPECTED MEASLES CASE

Source: Jones Bahamas  The Ministry of Health  has advised the public of  an ongoing investigation by the public health team into a case involving a four-year-old child tourist,… Link: MOH INVESTIGATING SUSPECTED MEASLES CASE

To Sir With Love: Happy Birthday, Sir Sidney!

Source: Jones Bahamas With the air of a salute befitting royalty, members of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force paid  special tribute to Sir Sidney Poitier in recognition of… Link: To Sir With Love: Happy Birthday, Sir Sidney!

Road excavation fines increase by thousands

Source: Jones Bahamas Utility companies are  to be held accountable for their laxed approach in properly restoring roads. This will  come through  an amendment to the Road Act … Link: Road excavation fines increase by thousands

Prime Minister Minnis: ‘the revival of Grand Bahama has begun’

Source: Bahamas Weekly “After so many long decades of downturn and economic stagnation, the revival of Grand Bahama has begun,” said Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert… Link: Prime Minister Minnis: ‘the revival of Grand Bahama has begun’

Labour Minister Gives Advice On Brewery layoffs

Source: Jones Bahamas Labour Minister Dion Foulkes shared some words of advice to the 73 workers Commonwealth Brewery Limited’s made redundant. The group was laid off  in what… Link: Labour Minister Gives Advice On Brewery layoffs

BPL Chairman says Shell deal costs gov’t nothing

Source: Jones Bahamas Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) is  moving  ahead with its deal with Shell North America. The two signed a memorandum of understanding last November for… Link: BPL Chairman says Shell deal costs gov’t nothing

Campbell addresses a one-day gender-based intervention and prevention workshop

Source: Bahamas Weekly Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie Campbell, told delegates attending a one-day gender-based intervention and prevention workshop that they must help… Link: Campbell addresses a one-day gender-based intervention and prevention workshop

Gender and Family Affairs Hosts Key Gender-Based Workshop

Source: Bahamas Weekly Officials of the Department of Gender and Family Affairs of the Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development, Tuesday (February 19) hosted a one-day Gender-Based… Link: Gender and Family Affairs Hosts Key Gender-Based Workshop

RBDF strategy for addressing human smuggling in The Bahamas

Source: Bahamas Weekly The maritime borders of The Bahamas are challenged by illicit activities that often occur at the same time within different geographical locations around The Bahamas… Link: RBDF strategy for addressing human smuggling in The Bahamas

Education Minister Reads to Thelma Gibson Primary Students

Source: Bahamas Weekly The Hon. Jeffrey Lloyd’s enthusiasm spilled over to the primary school students as they listened to him read the ‘Hard Head Bird’ and ‘Why a… Link: Education Minister Reads to Thelma Gibson Primary Students

Bishop Fernander Calls Court Cases ‘Tit for Tat’

Source: Jones Bahamas The President  of the Bahamas Christian  Council Bishop Delton Fernander is of the opinion that the  arrest and subsequent arraignment of four Grand Bahamians on… Link: Bishop Fernander Calls Court Cases ‘Tit for Tat’

Three Stabbed In Grand Bahama

Source: Jones Bahamas Police in Grand Bahama are investigating a stabbing that has left three males with injuries, two of them still detained in hospital.  Assistant Superintendent of… Link: Three Stabbed In Grand Bahama

Government applauded for halting deportations to Haiti

Source: Jones Bahamas Rights Bahamas, a  local human rights organization, has  applauded  the Bahamas Government for temporarily halting the deportation of individuals to Haiti.  A statement from the… Link: Government applauded for halting deportations to Haiti

“GOV’T AGENCIES BREAKING LAWS”

Source: Jones Bahamas Queen’s Counsel  Fred Smith recently expressed concerns surrounding the country’s law enforcement agencies and their treatment of Bahamians citizens over the years.  Mr. Smith said… Link: “GOV’T AGENCIES BREAKING LAWS”

Four murder accused arraigned

Source: Jones Bahamas Police wrapped up investigations into another four murders after escorting to court the men allegedly behind the crimes. Appearing before Magistrate Kara Turnquest-Deveaux were 28-year-old… Link: Four murder accused arraigned

RBPF: 2 Firearms Taken off the streets in Grand Bahama

Source: Bahamas Weekly Two illegal firearms taken off the streets in Grand Bahama by Drug Enforcement Unit officers. Reports are that on Monday 18th February 2019 shortly before… Link: RBPF: 2 Firearms Taken off the streets in Grand Bahama

RBDF Addresses Social Media Rumors

Source: Bahamas Weekly The Royal Bahamas Defence Force wishes to advise the general public that a video circulating on social media with an RBDF patrol craft stopping a… Link: RBDF Addresses Social Media Rumors

The Academy Celebrates Oscar Night® in New York and London

Source: Bahamas Weekly The Academy will once again host live Oscar® viewing parties in New York and London for its members and invited film industry guests on Oscar… Link: The Academy Celebrates Oscar Night® in New York and London

Training Future Bahamian Olympians

Source: Bahamas Weekly Swift Athletics Head Coach Andrew Tynes said many sporting medals and trophies may well be in The Bahamas’ future thanks in part to the well… Link: Training Future Bahamian Olympians

RBDF Apprehends Undocumented Migrants in Exuma Chains

Source: Bahamas Weekly The Royal Bahamas Defence Force apprehended a Haitian smuggling vessel west of Compass Cay in the central Exuma chain around 12:45 today. The apprehension was… Link: RBDF Apprehends Undocumented Migrants in Exuma Chains

Nassau police investigate abduction of 3-yr-old male

Source: Bahamas Weekly Police on the Island of New Providence are actively investigating the abduction of a 3 year old male child, Saturday, 16th February, 2019. According to… Link: Nassau police investigate abduction of 3-yr-old male

The Government of The Bahamas temporarily halts deportations to Haiti

Source: Bahamas Weekly Due to political unrest and violence in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the Government of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas has temporarily ceased all deportations to that country.… Link: The Government of The Bahamas temporarily halts deportations to Haiti

Car Boot Sale for the Grand Bahama Humane Society

Source: Bahamas Weekly Support the Grand Bahama Humane Society at the Car Boot Sale at the Garden of the Groves this Sunday, Feb. 17. 2019 from 12 noon… Link: Car Boot Sale for the Grand Bahama Humane Society

Central Eleuthera, Palmetto Point National Arts Festival Performances

Source: Bahamas Weekly Central Eleuthera High School Students perform during E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival adjudicates on February 8, 2019. Central Eleuthera High School student Wadainya Weinbuger… Link: Central Eleuthera, Palmetto Point National Arts Festival Performances

Russian Ambassador calls on PM Minnis

Source: Bahamas Weekly Non-Resident Ambassador Designate of the Russian Federation to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, His Excellency Andrei A. Guskov (left) paid a courtesy call on Prime… Link: Russian Ambassador calls on PM Minnis

National Arts Festival in San Salvador

Source: Bahamas Weekly E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival Thursday, February 14, 2019 in San Salvador, wrapping up a tour of The Bahamas southernmost islands. Daverelle Major of… Link: National Arts Festival in San Salvador

New Laws Forthcoming to Protect Senior Citizens

Source: Bahamas Weekly Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell said Thursday (February 14, 2019) that ministry officials are in the process of… Link: New Laws Forthcoming to Protect Senior Citizens

Filmmakers, Students to get tips from top Hollywood Producer

Source: Bahamas Weekly The Movie Masters forum returns to Nassau and Grand Bahama this month, giving Bahamian filmmakers access to accomplished Hollywood professionals. The Bahamas Film & Television… Link: Filmmakers, Students to get tips from top Hollywood Producer

D’Aguilar: Need for national airline greater today than ever before

Source: Bahamas Weekly The opportunities facing the country’s national flag carrier, Bahamasair, are endless, Minister of Tourism and Aviation, the Hon. Dionisio D’Aguilar said Thursday (February 14, 2019).… Link: D’Aguilar: Need for national airline greater today than ever before

D’Aguilar on Boeing 737: ‘What a Valentine’s Day gift’

Source: Bahamas Weekly Minister of Tourism and Aviation, the Hon. Dionisio D’Aguilar welcomed home the newest addition to Bahamasair’s fleet Thursday morning with the exclamation: “What a Valentine’s… Link: D’Aguilar on Boeing 737: ‘What a Valentine’s Day gift’

AG ON BLACKLISTING: PUNISHMENT SHOULD MATCH OFFENSE

Source: Jones Bahamas Attorney General Carl Bethel yesterday issued a statement stating that the recent blacklisting by the College of Commissioners of the European Union (EU) is not… Link: AG ON BLACKLISTING: PUNISHMENT SHOULD MATCH OFFENSE

OVER $1MILLION IN FRAUD

Source: Jones Bahamas Four  Bahamians were arraigned in the Magistrates Court yesterday  accused of a litany of fraud related charges that  amounts  to over $1 million. Racking up… Link: OVER MILLION IN FRAUD

Gov’t Reached Agreement with Gaming Operators

Source: Jones Bahamas  The Government has reached an agreement with the Bahamas Gaming House Operators Association to increase taxes on the gaming industry and to collect the payment… Link: Gov’t Reached Agreement with Gaming Operators

Blacklisted Again

Source: Jones Bahamas The European Union’s (EU) name and shame list includes The Bahamas – that makes it one of 23 jurisdictions that have been blacklisted. The reason… Link: Blacklisted Again

Another Homicide In Fox Hill

Source: Jones Bahamas The tight knit community of Fox Hill  has experienced another murder after one of its residents was riddled with gunshots Tuesday  evening. According to police, … Link: Another Homicide In Fox Hill

E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival – Mayaguana

Source: Bahamas Weekly E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival took place on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 in Mayaguana. Photos show: Pirates Well Primary School Recorder Selection, Abraham’s Bay… Link: E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival – Mayaguana

Revitalization of Downtown Nassau Underway, says PM Minnis

Source: Bahamas Weekly Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis has confirmed that plans for the revitalization of historic downtown Nassau are underway and will realize jobs… Link: Revitalization of Downtown Nassau Underway, says PM Minnis

Enjoy Valentine's Dinner at Q Lounge – February 14th

Source: Bahamas Weekly Enjoy Valentine’s Dinner at Q Lounge (across from Dolly Madison) Thursday February 14th 2019 at 7pm $50 per person MENU: CREAMY LOBSTER BISQUE • GREEN… Link: Enjoy Valentine's Dinner at Q Lounge – February 14th

Mitchell Chides FNM Government

Source: Jones Bahamas The Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) is sounding the alarm for justice as PLP Chairman, Fred Mitchel said the party is convinced that the government is… Link: Mitchell Chides FNM Government

Canadian Tourist Drowns In Eleuthera

Source: Jones Bahamas A Canadian  Cruise Ship passenger drowned in waters at Half Moon Cay on Monday.  Police are now investigating the circumstances surrounding this  incident that occurred… Link: Canadian Tourist Drowns In Eleuthera

“TRAVESTY OF JUSTICE”

Source: Jones Bahamas Four Bahamians who have been described as supporters of the Progressive Liberal Party spent  last night in the Cells of the Cable Police Station in… Link: “TRAVESTY OF JUSTICE”

Teachers call in sick

Source: Jones Bahamas Education Minister Jeffrey Lloyd  says  that some teachers at CW Sawyer  Primary School called in sick yesterday  because of cleaning products used to rid the… Link: Teachers call in sick

Dames Maintains Crime Is Down

Source: Jones Bahamas Authorities are trying not to increase  the fear index in the wake  of  four  murders this  past weekend. Now there are  repeated reassurances  that these… Link: Dames Maintains Crime Is Down

Airbnb hosts in The Bahamas welcomed 59,000 guests in 2018

Source: Bahamas Weekly The home sharing community in The Bahamas is a growing component of the local tourism industry. In 2018, Airbnb hosts in The Bahamas welcomed approximately… Link: Airbnb hosts in The Bahamas welcomed 59,000 guests in 2018

Bahamas Judo Announces Pan American Hopefuls

Source: Bahamas Weekly Bahamian Champions Cynthia Rahming -57Kg, Sasha Ingraham +78Kg and Joshua Mcfall (-73kg) recently attended a week-long training camp in Cancun Mexico with Head Coach Oneysi… Link: Bahamas Judo Announces Pan American Hopefuls

Royal Fidelity Conference to Explore Global Challenges

Source: Bahamas Weekly Royal Fidelity Merchant Bank & Trust Limited announced that its 2019 Bahamas Economic Outlook Conference will be held on Tuesday, February 26th under the theme,… Link: Royal Fidelity Conference to Explore Global Challenges

Three In Custody For GB Shooting

Source: Jones Bahamas Police in Grand Bahama holding three men in custody for a shooting incident in Hanna Hill, Eight Mile Rock which left two men with injuries.… Link: Three In Custody For GB Shooting

Reveal “Murderous Pirates”, Says Bishop Hall 

Source: Jones Bahamas Leading Baptist Bishop Simeon Hall is making a clarion call to the Haitian community to reveal the names of individuals who continually exploit Haitian nationals… Link: Reveal “Murderous Pirates”, Says Bishop Hall 


FNM Says Davis Should Apologize For GB Neglect

Source: Jones Bahamas  The Free National Movement (FNM) has called on Opposition Leader Philip Davis to apologize for the neglect of Grand Bahama  under the administration of the… Link: 
FNM Says Davis Should Apologize For GB Neglect

Parents Concerned About Health Issues

Source: Jones Bahamas Despite assurances that the schools are safe for classes to resume, parents of students of CW Sawyer and Sybil Strachan Primary have lingering concerns over… Link: Parents Concerned About Health Issues

PLP WANTS GRADUAL APPROACH FOR NHI

Source: Jones Bahamas After a meeting between the National Health Insurance Authority and  the Parliamentary Team of The  Progressive Liberal Party, the Opposition  is proposing  that the government… Link: PLP WANTS GRADUAL APPROACH FOR NHI

Campbell wraps up weekend tour of southern-most islands

Source: Bahamas Weekly Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie Campbell concluded a three-day visit to the islands of Mayaguana and Inagua over the weekend… Link: Campbell wraps up weekend tour of southern-most islands

OAS Country Representative calls on the Governor General of The Bahamas

Source: Bahamas Weekly Organization of American States (OAS) General Secretariat in The Bahamas, Country Representative Ms. Phyllis Baron called upon Governor General, Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame… Link: OAS Country Representative calls on the Governor General of The Bahamas

National Arts Festival in The Bluff, Eleuthera

Source: Bahamas Weekly E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival in The Bluff, Eleuthera, The Bahamas: Community entrant Kaynia Minnis performs a dramatic piece; North Eleuthera High School student… Link: National Arts Festival in The Bluff, Eleuthera

WSC CHAIRMAN URGES UNION PRESIDENT TO RETURN TO WORK

Source: Jones Bahamas The board and management of The Water And Sewage Corporation (WSC)  are “taken aback” by comments made by Bahamas Utilities Services And Allied Workers Union… Link: WSC CHAIRMAN URGES UNION PRESIDENT TO RETURN TO WORK

Union Still In The Dark About WSC VSEP’s

Source: Jones Bahamas The Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC) has yet to address the Voluntary Separation Packages (VSEPS) with the corporation’s union heads, but instead presented employees “a… Link: Union Still In The Dark About WSC VSEP’s

Police Destroy Marijuana Fields 

Source: Jones Bahamas A major drug bust on the island of Andros last week has  resulted  in police uncovering eight marijuana fields in San Andros. Following a joint… Link: Police Destroy Marijuana Fields 

Tourism’s New Marketing Campaign Features Lenny Kravitz

Source: Jones Bahamas  A new, multi-channel creative campaign featuring Bahamian-American rock legend Lenny Kravitz reveals the authentic spirit of The Bahamas as a destination of adventure and discovery.… Link: Tourism’s New Marketing Campaign Features Lenny Kravitz

Dames encourages young men to succeed academically

Source: Jones Bahamas Top performers of the AF Adderley Junior High have been encouraged to work hard to succeed academically. Addressing the school’s awards recognition ceremony Friday morning,… Link: Dames encourages young men to succeed academically

Mr. & Ms. Jack Hayward Sr. High Pageant

Source: Bahamas Weekly On Feb 1, 2019, Jack Hayward Senior High School held its first official full blown Mr. & Ms. Jack Hayward Senior High School Talent Pageant… Link: Mr. & Ms. Jack Hayward Sr. High Pageant

First Female Warrant Officer Retires

Source: Bahamas Weekly The Royal Bahamas Defence Force said farewell to Force Chief Petty Officer (FCPO) Idamae Ferguson after 33 years of committed service. FCPO Ferguson was the… Link: First Female Warrant Officer Retires

Lenny Kravitz featured in latest Bahamas tourism campaign

Source: Bahamas Weekly “‘Fly Away’ is inspired by the feeling I get when I’m in The Bahamas.”  — Lenny Kravitz NEW YORK, NY — The Bahamas Ministry of… Link: Lenny Kravitz featured in latest Bahamas tourism campaign

Portobellos 'Easy like Sunday Morning' Brunch

Source: Bahamas Weekly Freeport, Grand Bahama Island – Sundays are the perfect times to enjoy the outside ocean breezes at Portobellos while you dine on a sumptuous brunch… Link: Portobellos 'Easy like Sunday Morning' Brunch

The Bahamas Is set to compete In Jr. Fed Cup In El Salvador

Source: Bahamas Weekly Peyton Anderson, Gabrielle Simms and Perjae Major are representing The Bahamas in EL Salvador at the BNP Paribus pre-qualifying  event for Junior Fed Cup Play… Link: The Bahamas Is set to compete In Jr. Fed Cup In El Salvador

91st Oscars® Governors Ball Creative Team announced

Source: Bahamas Weekly   LOS ANGELES, CA – Academy governor Lois Burwell, event producer Cheryl Cecchetto and master chef Wolfgang Puck will team to create this year’s Governors… Link: 91st Oscars® Governors Ball Creative Team announced

Bahamas Special Olympics Team calls on Governor General

Source: Bahamas Weekly Members of the Bahamas Special Olympics Team paid a courtesy call on Governor General, Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling (pictured centre) at… Link: Bahamas Special Olympics Team calls on Governor General

Zorbas Port Lucaya Marketplace Valentine's Menu

Source: Bahamas Weekly Grand Bahama – Zorbas Port Lucaya Marketplace Valentine’s Menu Thursday February 14th Appetizer SOUP Creamy White Conch Chowder Or SALAD Greek Salad Main Course Black… Link: Zorbas Port Lucaya Marketplace Valentine's Menu

MORTON SALT EMPLOYEES STAGE SICK OUT

Source: Jones Bahamas Morton salt employees yesterday staged a sick out down at the Inagua plant after three members of the Bahamas Industrial Manufacturers and Allied Workers Union… Link: MORTON SALT EMPLOYEES STAGE SICK OUT

BOY ESCAPES RANFURLY HOME

Source: Jones Bahamas Authorities are on the lookout for a 16- year-old boy who escaped the Ranfurly Home For Children on Mackey Street around midday this past Tuesday. … Link: BOY ESCAPES RANFURLY HOME

Many Shipwrecked Haitians Missing

Source: Jones Bahamas The  number  of  Haitian migrants who perished  in last  Saturday’s boating disaster has risen to 30,  according to the National Emergency Management Agency.  Officials have… Link: Many Shipwrecked Haitians Missing

Man Charged With killing In The Course Of Dangerous Driving

Source: Jones Bahamas A Haitian man was arraigned yesterday afternoon before Magistrate Carolyn Vogt Evans for allegedly killing in the course of dangerous driving. The court heard how… Link: Man Charged With killing In The Course Of Dangerous Driving

Women Charged With Stealing Church Funds

Source: Jones Bahamas Standing before Magistrate Samuel McKinney yesterday were three women accused of a litany of fraud related charges including stealing from Message of Hope Seventh Day… Link: Women Charged With Stealing Church Funds

Little Tokyo Asian Cuisine at Lucaya Valentines Special Menu

Source: Bahamas Weekly Little Tokyo Asian Cuisine at Lucaya Valentines Special Menu GLASS   OF  WINE  included Rib Eye Steak with Lobster Cold Cuts $49.99 served with Potato and… Link: Little Tokyo Asian Cuisine at Lucaya Valentines Special Menu

Pier One Restaurant Valentine's Menu

Source: Bahamas Weekly Pier One Valentine’s Day Menu: Appetizer: Caesar Salad or Lobster Bisque Entrees Surf and Turf $59.99 Lobster and Shrimp Pasta $49.50 Grouper $46.50 Chicken Parmesan… Link: Pier One Restaurant Valentine's Menu

Soothe – Soften – Save at Senses Spa

Source: Bahamas Weekly Freeport, Grand Bahama Island – it’s time to Soothe Soften Save and Save 20% on all services at Grand Lucayan’s Senses Spa. Contact a Senses… Link: Soothe – Soften – Save at Senses Spa

Fiscal Strategy To Bring Order

Source: Jones Bahamas The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Peter Turnquest has announced a strategy to put check and balances  in the fiscal affairs of the… Link: Fiscal Strategy To Bring Order

Ministry addressing school concerns

Source: Jones Bahamas The  Ministry of Education  is  revamping the physical plant of the many schools throughout the country. This  comes on the heels of efforts to address… Link: Ministry addressing school concerns

New program for entrepreneurs

Source: Jones Bahamas Owners of micro, small and medium sized business now have millions of dollars in financial backing to pump into their companies. It was annoouced  during… Link: New program for entrepreneurs

MAN DIES IN POLICE SHOOTING

Source: Jones Bahamas A police involved shooting yesterday claimed the life of one man off of Joe Farrington Road.  According to Assistant Commissioner of Police  Solomon Cash, sometime… Link: MAN DIES IN POLICE SHOOTING

CONFLICTING MESSAGES ON VENEZUELA

Source: Jones Bahamas The   policy of  the Bahamas on the crisis in Venezuela is unclear to many, as  Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis  has sent a letter… Link: CONFLICTING MESSAGES ON VENEZUELA

Glenys Hanna Martin on Fiscal Strategy Report 2018 in HOA

Source: Bahamas Weekly Rise Englerston EP Roberts Primary – Ms Moss, transformation, momentum, high performanceBright eyed children in the Englerston constituency – become national leaders movers and shakers… Link: Glenys Hanna Martin on Fiscal Strategy Report 2018 in HOA

Campbell: Foulkes to help guide Social Services legislative agenda

Source: Bahamas Weekly Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie Campbell welcomed newly appointed Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development,… Link: Campbell: Foulkes to help guide Social Services legislative agenda

RBDF: Another Body retrieved from Waters

Source: Bahamas Weekly Another body was retrieved from the waters in Abaco today as joint efforts continue after a boat with Haitian nationals aboard  ran aground on Saturday… Link: RBDF: Another Body retrieved from Waters

Nassau School Closure: CW Sawyer Primary

Source: Bahamas Weekly The Ministry of Education advises the public that C.W. Sawyer Primary School will be closed for students on Thursday, 7th February and Friday, 8th February… Link: Nassau School Closure: CW Sawyer Primary

16-yr-old missing from Ranfurly Home for Children

Source: Bahamas Weekly The Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development wishes to advise the general public that a sixteen-year-old resident absconded from the Ranfurly Home for Children… Link: 16-yr-old missing from Ranfurly Home for Children

Gomez Calls For Commission of Inquiry Into Police Practices

Source: Jones Bahamas Queen’s Counsel, Damian Gomez is calling for a Commission of Inquiry  into Police practices  in the aftermath of the bribery and extortion case of former… Link: Gomez Calls For Commission of Inquiry Into Police Practices

Magistrate Laments Environmental Penalties

Source: Jones Bahamas Chief Magistrate Joyanne Ferguson-Pratt lamented  the current fines in place for environmental infractions after one woman was fined a little over $3,000 on three charges… Link: Magistrate Laments Environmental Penalties

Junkanoo to showcase at New Orleans Jazz Fest

Source: Jones Bahamas The Bahamas is “taking Bay Street on Junkanoo morning to New Orleans,” this all thanks to its invitation to once again participate in the 50th… Link: Junkanoo to showcase at New Orleans Jazz Fest

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