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Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie Planning Bahamas Wedding! - Aug 30, 2014 - 12:40:58 PM
Brad Pitt and Angelina
Jolie, Stars of the 2005 movie "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" are reportedly
planning a Bahamas Wedding. The couple who tied the knot recently in a
private ceremony in Chateau Miraval, France will also celebrate in a
private beach ceremony in the Bahamas.
While the Bahamas wedding ceremony will be the third in a series of
nuptial for the couple who got engaged in April 2012. According to
insider, it will perhaps be the most important for Angelina as the ashes
of her mother Marcheline Bertrand - who died of ovarian cancer at the
age of 56 are scattered on a beach in Bahamas...
RBPF Nassau: Armed robbery on Faith Ave. - Man shot in the back - Illegal firearm arrest - Aug 30, 2014 - 11:20:33 AM
Police are requesting the public’s
assistance in solving an armed robbery that occurred on Friday
29thAugust 2014. According to reports, around 10:00pm, police received a
report of an armed robbery in progress at a business establishment
located on Faith Avenue south. When police arrived on the scene they saw
two armed men exiting the business establishment. The suspects on
seeing the police fired several shots and fled on foot. Police returned
fire but was unable to catch the suspects...
Police are requesting the public’s assistance in solving a shooting incident occurred on Saturday 30th August 2014.
to reports, shortly before 3:00am, a man was walking in the area of
Cockburn and Market Streets, when he was shot to the back. The victim
was transported to hospital via private, where he is detained in stable
Bahamas 3-Day Weather Forecast starting Saturday, August 30th - Aug 30, 2014 - 11:01:46 AM
Weather forecast for the Bahamas for today and tonight, Saturday 30th August 2014.
General situation: high pressure will dominate the weather across the
Northwest and Central Bahamas while a deep layered trough will create
some unsettled weather across the Southeast Bahamas today.
For the Northwest and Central Bahamas
Weather: Partly to mostly sunny and hot with the chance of a few
isolated showers or thunderstorms. Mostly fair and warm tonight with
the chance of a passing shower.,,
Bahamas Chamber Best in Business Awards Nominations Open - Aug 30, 2014 - 9:14:34 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - The
BIBA recognizes the best in Bahamian entrepreneurship honoring business
owners of integrity and businesses that have had the greatest positive
impact on our communities. Nominees must be Chamber members and cannot
nominate themselves. Winners are selected by a committee based on
criteria such as the uniqueness of the business model and level of
positive impact on the community.
The 2014 awards will be presented on Thursday, October 30th at the Sandals Royal Bahamian Ballroom in Nassau.
include: Lifetime Achievement, Male Entrepreneur of the Year, Female
Entrepreneur of the Year, Best New Business of the Year...
Uppercut Band concert this Saturday at the Dive In @ Unexso - Aug 30, 2014 - 8:11:40 AM
Bahama Island - UPPERCUT will be returning to the DIVE IN Marina Bar & Restaurant at Unexso
Saturday, AUGUST 30th for their monthly last Saturday of the month - Concert-Dinner-n-Cocktails Event.
JOIN US for our eclectic blend of Classic
Rock-Reggae-Rap-Contemporary-Disco-Blues-Calypsoca Music while sipping
cocktails and enjoying amazing marina-side dining, overlooking the
luxurious yachts at Port Lucaya. At the
DIVE IN, customer friendly
waiters, chefs and bartenders are at your beckon call...
Grand Bahama filmmaker to launch “Nahtanýel Wines” - Aug 30, 2014 - 3:13:55 AM
Grand Bahamian Film
Producer, Nathaniel Prince Lewis is expanding his brand as he is set to
officially launch a Bahamian wine collection called “Nahtanýel Wines.”
Lewis, whose producer credits include the award winning film
Politicking in Paradise as well as
Frapper Avec Amour
and Jessica’s Wish made film industry history last year being only one
of 5 Bahamians living in the Bahamas to screen a film internationally,
Frapper Avec Amour screened at the 28th annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival in Florida.
as "The Wine of Cinematic Culture in The Bahamas," the wine collection
will serve as the first official branded product of Lewis’ film studio...
Enjoy Lunch or Brunch at Garden Delite at the Pelican Bay Hotel - Aug 30, 2014 - 1:12:55 AM
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - Enjoy brunch at Garden Delite!
the brain of Chef Emmanuel Smith comes a new concept for sophisticated
healthy eating in Grand Bahamas — Garden Delite: Sabor’s new sister
restaurant located on the 4th floor of Pelican Bay’s Canal House!
new restaurant is situated in a scenic spot, overlooking a lovely
section of Bell Channel Bay from atop the 4th floor of the Pelican Bay
Hotel Canal House, which hosts business conferences and gatherings.
Bahamas Junkanoo Festival Launch Photo Highlights - Aug 29, 2014 - 7:29:04 PM
Nassau, Bahamas -
August 27th, 2014 an explosion of Bahamian culture erupted at Pompey
Square as persons from all walks of life converged there to experience a
cultural RUSH unlike any other that has ever taken place in The
Bahamas. It was the official launch of Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival set to
be a post-Lenten five weeks festival of events, highlighting Bahamian
cultural expressions in music, art and Junkanoo. This Collage of Culture
is said to not be a single event, but rather a collection of
celebrations, concerts, cultural shows and street parades that pull from
all aspects of culture and heritage. Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival will
kick off on Easter Monday 2015.
The launch gala provided an exhilarating foretaste of what's to come May
7th - 9th 2015; Junkanoo, live bands, cultural show, indigenous
colorful costumes designed and made by Bahamians, fireworks, food,
drinks, jump in the line dance and more.
BTC majority shareholding transfer final announces PM Christie - Aug 29, 2014 - 5:51:38 PM
At a luncheon to mark the transfer of 2% of BTC shares to the Bahamian People Friday 29 August 2014.
Just over two
years ago my Party was overwhelmingly returned to government, in the general elections, to lead the course
of our national destiny for the five years hence. It will be recalled that,
what Bahamians considered to be a significant promise, was made by my Party
following the sale of the majority stake in BTC. The promise was that, if
elected, my Government would seek to regain majority stake in BTC through
lawful means. In our
Charter for Governance, it was made
clear that I would cause this to happen, through arms-length negotiations with
U.S. Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Lisa Johnson makes first official familiarization visit to Grand Bahama - Aug 29, 2014 - 3:16:19 PM
On August 27-28, U.S. Charge
d’Affaires a.i. Lisa Johnson, accompanied by U.S. Embassy representatives,
visited Grand Bahama Island for an extensive two-day visit that included a
courtesy call on the Minister for Grand Bahama, The Hon. Dr. Michael Darville
as well as meetings with the U.S. Embassy’s key partners and stakeholders in
the business, trade and industrial sectors. During the courtesy call on Minister Darville, Charge
Johnson and the Minister engaged in a productive dialogue
on areas of mutual interest including the safety and security of American and
Bahamian citizens and economic development. She expressed her delight in the opportunity to learn more
about the great city of Freeport with its long history of American presence,
adding that she looks forward to many more visits to the island...
Franklyn Wilson on the disbandment of the BTC Negotiating Committee - Aug 29, 2014 - 3:00:40 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Remarks by Franklyn R. Wilson, CMG
Occasion: Disbanding of the Committee
by The Government of The Bahamas
with Cable and Wireless relative to
The Nassau Guardian of 31st July,
2012 contained an article which includes a quote as follows:
Prime Minister Perry Christie has appointed his negotiating team ahead
of formal talks with Cable and Wireless aimed at getting a majority take of
recently privatized BTC back in the hands of the Government”
Today’s event is in the context of the
disbanding of that Committee and matters related thereto...
This Week in The Bahamas Commentary by Elcott Coleby - Aug 29, 2014 - 2:34:17 PM
BIS pay tribute to a fallen colleague
mood was somber and the atmosphere filled with grief late Monday
morning (Aug 25) as the staff at the Bahamas Information Services (BIS)
gathered to pay tribute to the life of former Deputy Director Latore
Mackey who was killed earlier that morning.
He was fondly
remembered by his colleagues as a conscientious and disciplined worker
who was gone too soon. Led by Anglican Archdeacon, the Venerable James
Palacious, the staff prayed for the repose of Latore’s soul and
collectively hope for justice.
Outside the House of Assembly,
Prime Minister Christie expressed the stark contrast between the
civility, calmness and coolness of Latore’s demeanor in life and the
violence of his death.
Meet 3 of the 9 panelists of iCreate Music All Access Seminar - Aug 29, 2014 - 12:50:40 PM
Paradise Island, Bahamas - Founded and launched in 2011, the
iCreate Music All Access Seminar is set to go down on
September 20th & 21st at the Atlantis Resort.
iCreate Music All Access Seminar will have 9 panelists made up of
songwriters, industry veteran lawyers, managers, producers, engineers
and a&r's. At the seminar attendees will have the opportunity to
engage panelists and asks any questions that they may have as well as
participate in workshops and music showcases.
Asia Byrant, Donnie Scantz and
Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Officially Launched - Aug 29, 2014 - 12:46:23 PM
Bahamas – In less than one year, the country will be welcoming another
form of cultural expression when the Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival debuts in
May 2015. During an official ceremony launching the event at Pompey
Square on Wednesday, August 27, Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. Perry G.
Christie, expressed his optimism for the event.
am very pleased that we will be soon be able to showcase even more of
our country’s culture via this new event,” said the Prime Minister. “Not
only is this a great opportunity for Junkanoos, artisans and other
craftsmen to display their wares and talents but it also offers us the
opportunity to provide additional entertainment for guests who visit our
Ronnie Butler Honoured in Statue Unveiling Ceremony - Aug 29, 2014 - 12:25:32 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. Perry
Gladstone Christie, delivered remarks during a ceremony for the unveiling of a
statue honouring Bahamian Entertainment icon, Mr. Ronnie Butler. The event was
held on the grounds of Craig Flowers Corporate Headquarters on West Bay Street,
August 28, 2014.
Mr. Butler is a Bahamian calypso and
rake 'n scrape entertainer and singer, whose career spanned more than 50 years.
His career as an entertainer began at the age of 16, and he is commonly
referred to as 'The Godfather of Bahamian Music.' He has performed in memorable
local night spots including: Ronnie's Rebel Room, the Trade Winds Lounge, Big
Bamboo and the Nassau Beach Hotel in addition to venues throughout the
Bahamas Pride Freedom Weekend Awards 65 Community Builders - Aug 29, 2014 - 11:46:57 AM
Nassau, The Bahamas - Highlighting the achievements of community builders and allies is one
of the primary goals of the Bahamas Pride Freedom Weekend Event. Designed and
developed by a planning committee, the Bahamas Pride Freedom Weekend will cater
to the various layers that impact the lives of GLBT Bahamians. Hosted in Grand Bahama, the event is
filled with activities over the span of the entire weekend of Friday August 29th
through Monday September 1st 2014.
The Award Nominations
closed on August 10th 2014 and the support was overwhelming. The
planning committee did not have much of a task in deciding who all were to be
highlighted for their specific and diverse achievements as all of the nominees
are nothing less than deserving. Certificates will be given out beginning on
Thursday August 28th 2014 to many of the awardees...
Bahamians bring home the Beach Soccer Gold! - Aug 29, 2014 - 11:44:33 AM
Ehren Hanna and Christopher Davis, two Bahamian
Beach Soccer National team players successfully completed their stint
with BSC Sable Dancers Bern in the Suzuki Swiss Beach Soccer League.
The season had already begun when the two natl’s arrived but that did
not deter the positive impact they had on their team. In their debut
match both players earned their place on the number one club team of
Hanna who is the alternate for Labaste (last year’s top
goal scorer) scored two goals and had two assist in the match. Davis
also completed the match with several assist. From there the two were
constantly in camp with the team where the trained daily sometimes twice
a day. Besides their usual club training the pair has trained with the
Swiss National Team and Paulo Balico a former World Kick Boxing
Champion. The club consist of 5...
Bahamas: Chinese national arrested at LPIA - 2002 green Honda vehicle stolen at gunpoint - Aug 29, 2014 - 10:53:53 AM
POLICE ARREST CHINESE NATIONAL AT LPIA FOR UNLAWFUL POSSESSION
Nassau, Bahamas - According
to reports, shortly before 6:00pm on Thursday 28th August 2014, Police
acting on intelligence went to the Immigration Section at the LIPA
Arrival area, where they arrested a 29 – year old Chinese Male for
unlawful possession of several diamond stones.Investigations are
POLICE SEEK PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE IN SOLVING AN ARMED ROBBERY
to reports, shortly before 11:00pm on Thursday 28th August 2014, a
woman was at her Rocky Pines home, when three men armed with handguns
robbed her of her 2002 green Honda vehicle and handbag, before speeding
off.Investigations are ongoing...
RBPF Nassau: Overnight islandwide anti-crime operation nets 33 arrests - - Aug 29, 2014 - 9:52:10 AM
Nassau, Bahamas -
Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2014, police
conducted an island wide anti -crime operation last evening that saw
large contingents of police officers from the Uniform Divisions under
the command of Assistant Commissioners Leon Bethel fan out across New
the operation police targeted, Persons involved in criminal activities,
such and Drugs and Firearms, Persons wanted for various criminal
offences, Prolific Offenders and Persons wanted for Outstanding Court
The overnight operation resulted in the arrests of 33 persons for a...
Bahamas to host 8th General Meeting of the Caribbean Forum of Local Government Ministers - Aug 29, 2014 - 6:43:14 AM
Minister V. Alfred Gray to host 8th General Meeting of the Caribbean Forum of Local Government Ministers (CFLGM)
Providence, The Bahamas – The Ministry of Agriculture, Marine Resources
& Local Government (MAMRLG) will be hosting the 8th General Meeting
of the Caribbean Forum of Local Government Ministers (CFLGM) for its
regular regional meeting to advance discussions on its ongoing agenda
and finalize its CFLGM Agreement on Saturday, August 30, 2014.
assist with the further development of local government in the region,
Minister Gray will meet with his counterparts from across the Caribbean
to review and discuss the proposed agreement...
This Saturday on ArtOvation: Writer, Karen Dionne - Aug 28, 2014 - 11:09:17 PM
ArtOvation with TaDa is a weekly one-hour radio show of
one-on-one interviews with the brightest personalities in arts,
entertainment and innovation!
Tune in to ArtOvation on
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Saturdays at 8am EST or online via
Karen Dionne is
the internationally published author of Freezing Point, a science
thriller nominated by RT Book Reviews as Best First Mystery of 2008. A
second environmental thriller, Boiling Point, about an erupting volcano,
a missing researcher, and a radical scheme to end global warming
published from Berkley in January 2011. Her newest novel, an original
story based on the popular Fox television series “The Killing” starring
Joel Kinnaman and Mirelle Enos published from Titan Books June 24, 2014...
Countdown Is On For Bahamas Carnival - Aug 28, 2014 - 9:52:34 PM
The countdown has officially begun for the Bahamas Carnival, which officials say will draw thousands of visitors to The Bahamas.
Prime Minister Perry Christie officially launched Bahamas Carnival: In
the spirit of Junkanoo – an exciting four-day event that will rival 200
other carnivals around the world.
though there seems to be a disenchantment with carnivals around the
world, this is going to be a magnificent event,” Prime Minister Christie
“We are going to have a
major impact on culture. I want Junkanoo to be predominant in this but I
want this Carnival to be known around the world as a Bahamas Junkanoo
Minister for Grand Bahama Welcomes New U.S. Envoy - Aug 28, 2014 - 9:36:27 PM
for Grand Bahama, the Honourable Dr. Michael Darville on August 28
officially welcomed to Grand Bahama Ms. Lisa Johnson, who recently
assumed duties as Charge d’Affaires of the US Embassy, in Nassau.
Johnson was making her first official visit to Grand Bahama. Minister
Darville said that Ms. Johnson’s visit demonstrated the United States of
America’s commitment to working with all of the Islands of The Bahamas.
the Minister for Grand Bahama, I am excited about the possibilities
this island has in becoming a leader in the industrial and maritime
sectors. Grand Bahama’s strategic location, state of the art
infrastructure and man-made harbour, which happens to be one of the
largest harbours in the world..."
Career Opportunity at Family Guardian Insurance: Technology Support Administrator - Aug 28, 2014 - 8:54:55 PM
The FamGuard Group of Companies has great opportunities for employment!
career with the FamGuard Group of Companies comes with many exciting
opportunities to achieve success while working with a team of
professionals who are committed to providing exceptional customer
Family Guardian Insurance has the following position open:
Technology Support Administrator...
PM Promotes Bahamas Carnival in Grand Bahama - Aug 28, 2014 - 8:10:53 PM
FREEPORT, Grand Bahama
– Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry Gladstone Christie visited Grand
Bahama August 28, to expand the launch of the first ever Bahamas
Carnival. The mega event is planned for May 2015 and will allow for
Bahamians and visitors from around the world to immerse themselves in
the music and culture of The Bahamas.
Carnival “In The Spirit of Junkanoo” was officially launched in New
Providence on Wednesday night by the Prime Minister, whose idea it was
to stage the mega event. It is envisioned there will be four events in
one weekend designed, as the organizers say, “to let loose in The
Bahamas,” immersing in its rich medley of arts, crafts, and music...
Bahamas Pride Freedom Weekend to take place in Grand Bahama - Aug 28, 2014 - 7:56:35 PM
Nassau, The Bahamas - The end of summer will not only mean the beginning of the new
school year for most, but it will be the weekend the gay, lesbian
bisexual and transgendered community of The Bahamas will unite and
celebrate the triumphs and uniqueness of this marginalized population.
and developed by a planning committee, the Bahamas Pride Freedom
Weekend will cater to the various layers that impact the lives of GLBT
in Grand Bahama, the event is filled with activities over the span of
the entire weekend of Friday August 29th through Monday September 1st
Grand Bahama Traffic Fatality Suspect Convicted - Aug 28, 2014 - 7:43:06 PM
Freeport, Bahamas - A 20 year old male is sentenced to (3) three years for killing in the course of dangerous driving.
are that on Thursday 28th August 2014, Tyral Hepburn age 20 years of
#100 Mallory Lane, Grand Bahama was arraigned before Magistrate Debbye
Ferguson in Magistrate Court #1 for killing in the course of dangerous
driving. He pleaded guilty to the charge and was sentenced to (3) three
years at Her Majesty’s Prison in New Providence...
Update: Turks & Caicos Islands Government continues flood recovery effort - Aug 28, 2014 - 7:06:40 PM
The Turks and Caicos
Islands’ Acting Governor and Premier received the latest update about
the nation’s recovery from Tropical Storm Cristobal today, Thursday, 28
The Disaster Executive Policy Committee, co-chaired
by the Acting Governor the Hon. Anya Williams and Premier Hon. Dr. Rufus
Ewing, along with Ministers and Senior civil servants, received the
very latest information from North Caicos and Providenciales.
of Engineering and Maintenance Services, Xavier Malcolm, who is leading
the effort on North Caicos advised that this afternoon flood water
levels in Bottle Creek had significantly reduced due to a combination...
Upstairs Restaurant & Bar Chef's Steak Night! Every Tuesday & Saturday - Aug 28, 2014 - 7:00:05 PM
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...