Students and teachers of Louise McDonald High School, Bimini, were
excited to be a part of the 2nd Grand Bahama Technology Summit, held at
the Grand Lucayan, November 14-16. The students from Bimini joined a
number of high school students of Grand Bahama who took part in the
three-day summit. District Superintendent of Education for West End and
Bimini, Ivan Butler (centre) was on hand for a photo op with the
teacher and students. Students attending the summit were Maya Saunders,
Breneisha Lindsay, Yavara Dean, Jadon Rolle, Brian Rolle and Obrianto
McIntosh. Teacher is Ms. Inez Nairn (fourth from right)...
Teachers will be key to the success in ‘digitalizing’ learning
institutions in the country, said Minister of Education, the Hon.
Jeffrey Lloyd during the Grand Bahama Technology Summit on Friday,
November 16, 2018.
Being held under the theme, “The Future is
Now,” the summit was officially opened by Prime Minister, Dr. the Most
Hon. Hubert Minnis, on Wednesday. The event is being held at the Grand
Lucayan and ends today.
Minister Lloyd further stated that the government’s education system is
made up of 172 school campuses and 60 satellite buildings that provide
support for schools all over the country’s islands and cays...
The Right Reverend Laish Boyd, Sr., Bishop of
the Anglican Diocese of The Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands
(second right) and members of the World Council of Churches paid a
courtesy call on Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry
and Immigration, the Hon. Brent Symonette (third left) on Thursday,
November 15, 2018 at the Ministry's offices.
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Illegal Firearms Recovered: The enduring and dedicated work of the men and women of the Royal
Bahamas Police Force, officers were successful in recovering two illegal
firearms from the streets of New Providence, Thursday, 15th November,
Police Investigates Shooting Incident: Police on the Island of New Providence are investigating a shooting
incident Thursday, 15th November, 2018 which left two males in hospital...
Police Involved Shooting: According to reports, shortly after 1:00pm, Thursday, 15th November,
2018, Police Officers responded to a disturbance report at a residence
on Fox Hill Road...
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According to Minister of State for Grand Bahama, Senator Kwasi
Thompson, it has been estimated that the 2nd Grand Bahama Technology
Summit has added over a half million dollars to the Grand Bahamian
During his opening remarks at the 2nd Grand Bahama
Technology Summit on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at the Grand Lucayan,
Minister Thompson noted that the Summit has exceeded expectations,
resulting in the Office of the Prime Minister having to close online
registration due to spaces filling up quickly.
“For this we are
truly thankful,” said Minister Thompson. “Our journey has just begun and
we look forward to new initiatives in the coming months...
“Grand Bahama has a very bright future” stated Prime Minister of The
Bahamas, Dr. the Most Hon. Hubert Minnis, during a ‘Pop-up Chat’ with
Parliamentary Secretary Pakesia Parker-Edgecombe on Wednesday, November
Prime Minister Minnis had just completed opening remarks for
the 2nd Grand Bahama Technology Summit at the Grand Lucayan when he was
invited to sit for a brief interview with Mrs. Edgecombe...
PanJam Investment Limited (PanJam or the Group) increased profits on stronger investment and property income.
profit attributable to stockholders for the quarter ended September 30,
2018 amounted to $1.9 billion, an increase of 59 per cent relative to
the same period in 2017. Earnings per stock unit were $1.84.
from PanJam’s core operations more than doubled when compared to the
third quarter of 2017. This performance was driven by a substantial
improvement in investment income...
Bahamas First General Insurance Company is building on its Junkanoo
legacy by confirming an ongoing multi-year sponsorship of The Saxons
Superstars Junkanoo group, a partnership formed several years ago.
President and CEO for the leading general insurer, Patrick Ward,
shared, “Our corporate offices share a community with the home of the
Saxons Superstars. We believe in investing in the local community and in
supporting Bahamian culture. While the art of Junkanoo hones the
creativity and innovation of its participants...
Illegal drugs recovered at LPIA: According to reports, shortly before 10:00pm, Wednesday, 14th November,
2018, Airport Division Officers, while in the US Customs Hall at Lynden
Pindling International Airport...
Police investigates stabbing incident: Police on the island of New Providence are investigating a stabbing
incident which left an adult male with injuries, Wednesday 14th
St. Anne’s School (SAS), Fox Hill Road, New Providence was awarded its
first prestigious Eco-Schools Green Flag Award on Monday 12 November
2018. The Green Flag Award is the highest award level that a school can
achieve and can be granted every two years. The school’s campus
underwent an onsite evaluation by the Eco-Schools Bahamas Assessment
Team to determine whether the school met the award criteria and they
exceeded all expectations. St. Anne’s School became a member of the
Eco-Schools Bahamas program in 2016 and now joins Bishop Michael Eldon
During the Ceremony for the Junior Junkanoo Parades 2018-2019 Seed
Monies Presentation, on November 12, 2018, Minister of Youth, Sports and
Culture the Hon. Lanisha Rolle, said that Junkanoo is the conduit
through which the creativity of the Bahamian is showcased, the story of
the nation's heritage is told, and the imagination of its people is made
manifest to the world.
“The Junior Junkanoo Parades of the
Commonwealth of the Bahamas were established in 1988. And more than a
parade, Junior Junkanoo is a living and breathing cultural experience
which has developed into a vibrant cultural teaching and learning
program that serves a multi-purpose,” Minister Rolle said...
Officially opening the 2nd Grand Bahama Technology Summit on Wednesday,
November 14, Prime Minister, Dr. the Most Hon. Hubert Minnis shared how
government is using technology to improve many aspects of national
The three-day summit is now in session at the Grand Lucayan resort under the theme, ‘The Future is Now.’
The Prime Minister announced that the mission and commitment of The
Bahamas to become a regional leader in Information and Communication
Sharuane Lockhart is the lucky recipient of this year’s Doctors Hospital
Mammograms for Life promotion. Each year she will get a free mammogram
at the hospital’s K. Larry Carroll Advanced Imaging Center.
Lockhart has diligently had a mammogram performed every year since she
reached the age of 40 when women in the Bahamas are recommended to get
the annual breast cancer screening test...
Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Lanisha
Rolle officially launched National Sports Month, on November 12, 2018,
at her Ministry.
with a number of events to celebrate the month, Minister Rolle pointed
out that the Signature Events will be the National Sports Hall of Fame
Induction Ceremony, at Government House, on November 23, 2018, at 6:30
p.m.; and the National Sports
Awards (by invitation only) at SuperClubs Breezes, on November 30,
2018, at 7p.m...
The Official Latin GRAMMY® After-Party will close out The Latin
Recording Academy's week-long celebration honoring some of the biggest
names in Latin music. The event will take place on Thursday, Nov. 15,
immediately following the 19th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards® at Hakkasan
Nightclub. Party guests will experience exclusive performances at the
Latin Jazz Lounge by Latin GRAMMY® winner and jazz trumpeter, Charlie
Sepúlveda, along with special guests Latin GRAMMY nominees Raquel Sofía
and Néstor Torres; Manu Manzo, Andy Montañez and Marger Sealey will
perform as well...
Minister of the Environment and Housing, the Hon. Romauld Ferreira
launched his 'Be a Hero' national cleanup campaign with school visits at
T.A. Thompson Junior High School, Gregory Street, and L.W. Young Junior
High School, Bernard Road, at the start of the school day on Monday
morning. At school assemblies he encouraged young people to play an
important part in creation of clean, green living environments in their