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Bahamas 3-Day Weather Forecast starting Sunday, April 20th - Apr 20, 2014 - 11:40:37 AM
Bahamas public weather forecast for today and tonight, Sunday 20th April, 2014.
General situation: A cold front presently over the Northwest Bahamas
will continue to move southeastwards through the Central Bahamas this
afternoon and over the Southeast Bahamas by tonight.
Weather: Partly sunny and warm with few scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms today mainly in the vicinity of the front, turning fair
and warm tonight with a few residual showers.
Advisory: Small craft should be alert for gusty winds and higher seas in or near heavy showers and thunderstorms.
Police in Eleuthera investigating traffic fatality - Apr 20, 2014 - 8:58:45 AM
Police in Eleuthera are investigating a
traffic accident that has left a 19 – year old man of new providence
dead on saturday 19th april 2014.
According to reports, around
8:00pm, the deceased was driving a green and black suzuki motorcycle on
queens highway, rock sound, eleuthera, when he lost control and careened
unto a dirt road where he crashed...
Crime prevention tip of the day - Never give out information over the phone indicating you are alone or that you won't be home at a certain time.
Nassau Police arrest suspect on bail for triple murder shortly after early morning armed robbery - Apr 20, 2014 - 8:17:39 AM
A quick response by Southwestern Division officers has led to the apprehension of a 39 - year old man
on bail for a triple murder moments after he committed an armed robbery on Sunday 20th April 2014.
According to reports, shortly before 3:00am, Southwestern Division officers were on patrol when a
woman reported to them that a man had just robbed her of her 2009 Honda Accord, while on Faith Avenue
The officers immediately went into the Faith Avenue area, where they spotted the vehicle being driven by a
lone male suspect. The officers ordered the male to stop the vehicle but he sped off. The officers pursued
the vehicle and the suspect brought the vehicle to a stop after a short chase and fled on foot dropping a
handgun to the ground
Police seek public help solving 2 armed robberies - Issue warning to motorists - Apr 20, 2014 - 7:52:24 AM
Police seek public’s help in solving two armed robberies - Police are requesting the public’s assistance in solving two separate armed robberies that occurred on
Sunday 20th April 2014.
In the first incident, around 2:30am, a woman was at her home located at Marigold Farms off Farrington
Road, when three men armed with a handgun forced...
Police issue warning to motorists - Police are appealing to all road users to exercise extreme caution and extra care when driving over the
Queen’s Baton arrives in Nassau for relay event - Apr 19, 2014 - 2:00:08 PM
Philip Brave Davis, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Works and
Urban Development is pictured receiving the Queen’s Baton from
Wellington Miller, the Bahamas Olympic Association (BOA) President
during a brief arrival ceremony and press conference held on Friday
April 18 at the Lynden Pindling International Airport to officially
announce the baton’s arrival. Also pictured in the background from left
are Aaron Lewis, Fish Knowles, BOA members and Louise Martin, Secretary
General of the CGF.
PM Christie and Minister Dorsett take Leon Levy Tour with donor Shelby White - Apr 19, 2014 - 1:16:21 PM
Eleuthera, Bahamas – The lath house,
freshwater wetland display, edible history section and weather station
were on full display at the opening of the second phase of the Leon Levy
Native Plant Preserve, where donor Shelby White gave the Prime Minister
and Minister of the Environment an exclusive tour of the Preserve.
his remarks at the opening, the Right Hon. Perry Christie, Prime
Minister, noted, “In 2011 at its opening, Ms. White declared, ‘I believe
we have created the finest nature preserve in The Bahamas, a place that
makes Eleuthera a must-visit tourist destination and of which we will
all be proud.’ I agree with this statement and I know that with the
opening of this second phase, the preserve has become even more of an
attraction for locals, tourists and Bahamians throughout the
RBPF Nassau: Woman stabbed at local bar - Shooting at a nightclub and on Gibbs Corner - Apr 19, 2014 - 12:47:38 PM
POLICE SEEK PUBLIC’S HELP:
2 Early Morning Shooting Incidents, 1 Handgun Recovered
- (Nassau, Bahamas) Police are seeking the public’s help in solving two
separate shooting incidents that have left two men and a woman detained
in hospital on Saturday 19th April 2014...
Police Investigate Stabbing Incident -
Police are seeking the public’s help in solving a stabbing incident
that have left a woman detained in hospital on Saturday 19th April 2014.
According to reports, around
2:30am a woman was at a local bar on Nassau Street, when she got into an
altercation with a group of women, who stabbed her about the face and
Stabbing at public beach in Abaco, Bahamas - Apr 19, 2014 - 12:45:03 PM
Abaco, Bahamas -
Police in Abaco are investigating a stabbing incident that has left a 27
year old male of Coopers Town, Abaco hospitalized.
are that on Friday 18th April 2014 shortly after 10:00pm, police
received information that a male while at the Treasure Cay Public Beach
was stabbed in the back area by an unidentified male. He was transported
to the Coopers Town Clinic in a private vehicle.
RBPF Nassau: Red Mazda Neo stolen - 4 arrested in major police operation - Apr 19, 2014 - 11:52:55 AM
4 Men Arrested During Major Police Operation, 1 Firearm Seized -
(Nassau, Bahamas) Two men ages 27 years along with two other men ages
33 and 22 years are in custody after they were found in possession of a
handgun on Friday 19th April 2014...
Armed Robbery on Allen Drive - Police
are seeking the public’s help in solving an armed robbery that occurred
on Friday 18th April 2014. According to reports, shortly after 9:00pm,
two women were sitting in a red Mazda Neo vehicle in front a residence
located on Allen Drive, when two men armed with a handgun approached
them and robbed them of their vehicle containing a cell phone and a
small amount of cash...
Simon Front Porch: The Quintessential “Dog in the Manger.” - Apr 18, 2014 - 11:43:57 PM
Allow me space in your newspaper and your columns to comment on the following:
of the inherent and calculated dangers of dying first is that erstwhile
survivors get to twist the facts, spin a fable and deceive with their
cowardly concoction of the easily verifiable facts. If left unanswered,
their unfiltered skewer of the events is allowed to ferment through time
and by attrition become fact.
Editor, I am referring to opinion
of Simon Front Porch; the faceless, nameless coward whose exhale in the
Nassau Guardian is yet another attempt to rewrite history. When one
reads the melancholy drift into revisionism...
Garden of the Groves celebrates Family Easter Event - Apr 18, 2014 - 8:54:44 PM
Bahama Island - For the past six years around Easter time the Garden of
the Groves team has made preparations for the Grand Bahama community to
enjoy a variety of activities during "Spring in the Garden". The event
was enjoyed by the whole family, but especially children of all ages had
a wonderful time! The activities began with Bunny Hop Sack Races
organized by Marilyn Laing where the children were divided in age
The talented Face Painting" artist, Lenisha Cooper,
came prepared with her face painted appropriately as an Easter bunny!
Her talent was appreciated by children and parents alike!
Flying Fish Easter Holiday Weekend Hours - Apr 18, 2014 - 8:22:44 PM
Flying Fish will be observing the following
Holiday Hours over the
Easter long weekend:
lunch and dinner ; Closed on Friday,
brunch and dinner;
brunch and Casual Sunday; and Closed on Monday.
reservations over the weekend.
Call or email today...
Call for Papers: 2014 Journal of The Bahamas Historical Society - Apr 18, 2014 - 7:29:22 PM
The editorial board of
the Journal of The Bahamas Historical Society is sending out a call for
papers for the 2014 journal. The deadline for submission of articles is
June 1, 2014. Following are the requirements for papers:
The subject should be a historical topic on The Bahamas bringing to
light new information or a new interpretation of topics of Bahamian
interest. Short communications, book reviews, and profiles of Bahamian
personalities are also welcome.
The article should be formatted using Chicago style with end-notes rather than footnotes.
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Bimini: Louise McDonald High School Nature Trail Opens - Apr 18, 2014 - 12:27:25 PM
BIMINI, BAHAMAS - The Louise McDonald High School Nature Trail was
officially opened by their Excellencies Sir Arthur & Lady Foulkes at
the High School in Bimini.
Pictured from left during the unveiling of
the Nature Trail Plaque & Declaration of the Nature Trail opening
are Wesley Rolle, Principal of the Louise McDonald High School; Hon.Obie
Wilchcombe Minister of Tourism,M.P Bimini and West End, Lady Foulkes,
His Excellencies Sir Arthur Foulkes, James Pinder Art & Craft, Oscar
Munroe - Administrator.
Bahamas FATCA Agreement Reached - Apr 18, 2014 - 12:04:04 PM
The Ministry of
Financial Services is pleased to advise that the Cabinet of The Bahamas
approved, in principle, the Model 1 Agreement between the Government of
The Bahamas and the Government of the United States to implement FATCA
following a productive round of negotiations with the United States
Treasury Department on 8th April, 2014. The Ministry has conveyed this
approval in principle to the United States Treasury Department, who will
now deem The Bahamas as having an agreement “in effect”, thereby
allowing Bahamian financial institutions to register on the IRS FATCA
Portal as Model 1 Participating Financial Institutions.
(Video) Prime Minister Christie on TCI Sun TV news - Apr 18, 2014 - 10:38:11 AM
TURKS & CAICOS -
Watch a TCI Sun News report posted online on April 14th featuring the
visit by Prime Minister of The Bahamas, the Rt. Hon Perry G. Christie.
Prime Minister addresses Value Added Tax (VAT) and the relationship between the two countries, Bahamas and Turks and Caicos.
Along on the trip was
Minister of State for Finance Michael Halkitis, and
Minister of Labour and
National Insurance & the Public Service, Shane Gibson.
Enjoy Easter Feast Buffets at Willy Broadleaf, Grand Lucayan, Bahamas - Apr 18, 2014 - 10:15:42 AM
Freeport, Grand Bahama -
Grand Lucayan, Bahamas
invites you Celebrate the holidays with our most spectacular buffets of
the year at
Good Friday Dinner April 18 6pm-10pm: $23 Adults, $12 Children 5 - 12 yrs
Easter Sunday Brunch April 20 Noon-4pm: $30 Adults, $15 Children 5 - 12 yrs.
Make your reservations now... seating is limited!
DEU make huge drug bust at Ragged Island - Traffic fatality on Eleuthera Bahamas - Apr 18, 2014 - 9:02:51 AM
DEU make huge drug bust A week-long
operation led by the Drug Enforcement Unit has resulted in a huge
seizure of dangerous drugs on Wednesday 16th April 2014.
to reports, around 5:30pm on Wednesday 16th April 2014 the week-long
DEU intelligence led operation culminated in the Ragged Island Chain of
Cays after officers
Police in Eleuthera investigate a traffic fatality
- Police in Eleuthera are investigating a traffic accident that has
left an 18 – year old man dead on Thursday 17th April 2014...
Upstairs Restaurant & Bar Chef's Steak Night! Every Tuesday & Saturday - Apr 18, 2014 - 8:50:05 AM
Freeport, Grand Bahama -
Upstairs Restaurant & Bar Chef's Steak Night!
Every Tuesday & Saturday from 5pm - 10:30 pm.
Try our new
All Natural Wagyu Beef 10oz. New York Strip-$24.95
All Natural Black Angus Beef
12 oz. Rib Eye- $28.95
served with 2 sides and your choice of:
Bearnaise Sauce or
Enjoy your dinner in a non-smoking environment...
Nassau Police seek public help solving an armed robbery & 2 early morning shootings - Apr 18, 2014 - 8:45:02 AM
Police seek public’s help solving an armed robbery - Police are seeking the public’s help in solving an armed robbery that occurred on Thursday 17th April 2014.
to reports, shortly before 12:00midnight, a man was walking through St.
Albans Drive, when two men armed with a handgun in a black Honda Acura
Police seek public’s help in solving two early morning shooting incidents - Police
are seeking the public’s help in solving two separate shooting
incidents that have left two men detained in hospital on Friday 18th
National Dance School of The Bahamas Holds "I Dream in Color" Recital - Apr 18, 2014 - 12:42:39 AM
The National Dance School of The Bahamas held its annual recital this
weekend, bringing together hundreds of parents and supporters for a full
house on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.
The dance and
drum concert, dubbed: "I Dream in Color", was held at the National
Center for the Performing Arts on Shirley Street.
School Administrator Dereka Deleveaux - Grant said the "I Dream in
Color" theme reminds the students that "nothing is impossible if you
dream in color, for then your reality will be even more easier to
Gabriel Lage: Making women beautiful! - Apr 18, 2014 - 12:35:02 AM
Magnificent is the
only word to describe how beautiful and elaborate the gowns of Gabriel
Lage are. World class haute couture from Argentina, it was a privilege
to see his creations at Vancouver Fashion Week this season.
Hailing from the Argentina capital of Buenos Aireswere, Lage's latest
designs are a color palate of nudes and soft tones of pink and gold. Wear one of
his gowns and you will be wrapped in hand-embroidery, lace, sequins and
His gown collection is all about creativity, design and detailed
craftsmanship to make women beautiful, and runway audiences are always
Child Protection Month display erected at Fleming Street Clinic - Apr 18, 2014 - 12:08:59 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - In observance of Child Protection Month, the Ministry of Social Services
and Community Development erected a display at the Fleming Street
Community Clinic to further sensitize and educate the general public on
this important social issue.
Pictured from left are Cachia Sturrup
(seated); an effigy of a neglectful mother with a child; standing are
Melinda Francios, student; Cecily Stuart (Pharmacy Dept; Jessica Stubbs,
Nursing Officer II; Keith Woodside, Clinic Security Officer and Linda
U.S. Embassy’s Call for Proposals - Anti-Drug Media Campaign Targeting At-risk Youth - Apr 17, 2014 - 11:16:03 PM
Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Section of the U.S. Embassy
in The Bahamas is pleased to announce a request for grant proposals for
drug demand reduction projects that include the implementation of an
anti-drug media campaign targeting at-risk youth in The Bahamas.
design proposals to demonstrate concrete deliverables within a 12-month
performance period that are within the scope of the proposed budget,
which should be between $5,000 and $25,000.
Interested applicants should view the full request for proposal and proposal submission instructions..
Young Bahamians invited to join Global Shapers - Apr 17, 2014 - 9:49:40 PM
Shapers are united by a
common desire to channel the members’ tremendous energy and enthusiasm
into building a more peaceful and inclusive world. During the World
Economic Forum on Latin America 2014, Caribbean Global Shapers were
invited for the first time.
Ashleigh Rolle From Freeport, Grand
Bahama represented the Nassau city hub as one of the few Caribbean
islanders in attendance and the only Bahamian delegate at the forum.
With Ashleigh taking on the position as curator of the Nassau city hub,
she encourages young driven Bahamians to apply to be apart of this
community that offers opportunities such as this one to advocate for
small countries such as our own.
The Cinemas: Rio 2, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Occulus, and Noah - Apr 17, 2014 - 9:36:12 PM
Great news! A longer version of "The Cinemas" will debut this Thursday, April 17th at
8pm on Cable 12. The web show will continue of course for those of you
in other countries.
This episode takes a look at Rio 2, Captain
America: The Winter Soldier, Occulus, Noah, and Travolta Cooper is joined by Lavado
Stubbs and Leah Eneas to discuss a film from Trinidad called "Between
Also on the show is Travis Cartwright, and Dr. Toni Francis.
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Bahamas Governor General Tells Autism Stars They Are Loved, Important - Apr 17, 2014 - 7:21:06 PM
It only took a small group of the estimated 35,000 children with autism
and other special needs a moment to steal the hearts of the Governor
General Sir Arthur Foulkes and Lady Foulkes today in one of the most
touching courtesy calls in the history of Government House.
lot of important people come to Government House,” the Governor General
told the 25 or so students from Blairwood Academy. “The Queen has been
here. Prince Harry has been here. Mr. Mandela has been here. Today, we
have you. You are also very important people and we want you to know
that you are loved.”
The visit by students from Blairwood
Academy, organized by the autism education, resources and support group
REACH, was part of autism month activities. Events kicked off last week
in Rawson Square with...
U.S. visitor pleads guilty in Eleuthera traffic death - Apr 17, 2014 - 6:50:49 PM
Eleuthera, BAHAMAS -
Police have charged 48 – year old Jack Christopher Botero of New York
for the traffic death of 32 - year old Bobby Branville Thompson that
occurred in Palmetto Point, Eleuthera on Tuesday 15th April 2014. Botero
was arraigned before Island Administrator Marlon Leary in Governor’s
Harbour, Eleuthera today (Thursday 17th April 2014) on the charge of
Killing in the Course of Dangerous Driving. Botero pleaded guilty and
paid a fine of $5,000:00 after he was fined $5,000.00 or one (1) year
imprisonment at HMP.