||Last Updated: Aug 22, 2019 - 10:51:23 AM
Tobago Trekkers Win Investment at the Animation Accelerator Pitch Competition
- Aug 22, 2019 - 10:50:41 AM
Eight teams of Caribbean animators and gaming practitioners pitched
their animation concepts to international content buyers on the final
day of the Animation and Gaming Accelerator training. The E-IDCOT
Tobago Project with their Tobago Trekkers game won the top prize of
$10,000 USD provided by the Caribbean Development Bank via the Cultural
Industries Innovative Fund (CIIF). Caribbean animation content has now
been positioned to secure 200 hours of Caribbean content to be shown on
Minister of Social Services applauds signing of contract for Marco’s Alert
- Aug 21, 2019 - 10:08:05 PM
Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A.
Campbell, applauded Wednesday’s Contract Signing that established
Marco’s Alert in The Bahamas as a “giant step forward’ in the
government’s commitment to ensuring that the requisite social protection
systems are in place for all of its citizens, particularly the
Minister Campbell said the signing will play a vital
role in the thrust to ensure safe communities, safe spaces and secure
places for Bahamian children...
Contract Signed for MARCO’s Alert System
- Aug 21, 2019 - 7:35:04 PM
Surrounded by Cabinet Members, Law Enforcement representatives, national
and international stakeholders, and family members of the late Marco
Archer, the Government of The Bahamas signed the contract with
Multimedia Technologies, Ltd., for the MARCO's Alert System in the
Bimini Room of the Baha Mar Convention Centre on August 21, 2019.
bringing apologies on behalf of Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert
Minnis, who was not able to attend the Contract Signing Ceremony due to
prior commitments, Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin Dames
acknowledged all the stakeholders and Marco Archer's family members
present and the role they played in bringing the contract signing into
Suspension on Visa Issuance to Haitian Nationals
- Aug 21, 2019 - 6:25:44 PM
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas
wishes to inform the General Public that due to current technical and
other challenges, the issuance of Visas to Haitian nationals has been
suspended until further notice.
This does not include nationals
who are officials, diplomats or holders of a United States (US), United
Kingdom (UK), Canadian or Schengen Visa...
DPM Turnquest on fake news reports
- Aug 21, 2019 - 6:00:22 PM
I am aware of malicious and defamatory social media accusations
circulating online that falsely associate a member of my family with a
matter before the court. I wish to state categorically that these
fabricated claims are demonstrably false and completely untrue. They are
a gross attempt at character assassination by uncaring and unscrupulous
cowards: Political mischief making at its worst.
I caution the public to question the integrity of persons who
make a habit out of generating and circulating these vexing stories with
the intent of spreading false and defamatory information in the name of
politics or irresponsible gossip...
Newly Appointed Public School Teachers Participate in Orientation Exercise
- Aug 21, 2019 - 5:00:11 PM
Minister of Education the Hon. Jeffrey Lloyd expressed to 250 new public
school teachers how powerful they are in the life of a student and
urged them to maximise their students’ potentials.
how critical you are to the life of a student. They vest their regard,
credibility in you. You are absolutely in their mind indispensable,” he
Minister Lloyd gave remarks during the opening ceremony of
an Orientation Exercise for newly appointed teachers at Uriah McPHee
Primary School, Kemp Road on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. The goal of the
Ministry of Education (MOE)
Prime Minister Minnis Receives Letter of Introduction from New UK High Commissioner
- Aug 21, 2019 - 4:00:24 PM
Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis was today presented with a
Letter of Introduction from Her Excellency Sarah Dickson, the United
Kingdom’s new High Commissioner to The Bahamas.
at the Office of the Prime Minister officially marks the
re-establishment of the British High Commissioner’s office in The
Bahamas following a 14-year absence...
United Workers Party Pays Tribute to Claude ‘I-pie’ Ferdinand
- Aug 21, 2019 - 2:50:09 PM
The United Workers Party is deeply saddened by the passing of
Claude ‘I-pie’ Ferdinand and sends deepest condolences to his family and
friends and the people of Dennery South.
Ferdinand was a man who not only demonstrated wisdom but was also a
model of humility. He was a calm spirit and gentle giant and he stood
tall among his contemporaries. He was revered by many and many looked
forward to hearing his opinion on matters...
Public Notice: Milling and paving works for St. Andrews Drive
- Aug 21, 2019 - 1:15:50 PM
The Ministry of Public Works/Bahamix, has scheduled Milling and Paving works for St. Andrews Drive.
The works will begin August 22, 2019 for 7 working days during the hours of 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
will apply a one lane closure system to allow traffic movement through
the paving site by residents of the area...
Equity Partner at Pictet Wealth Management call on Financial Services Minister
- Aug 21, 2019 - 11:15:42 AM
Equity Partner, Pictet Wealth Management, Alberto Valenzuela (second
from left), paid a courtesy call on Minister of Financial Services,
Trade, Industry and Immigration the Hon. Elsworth Johnson (third from
left) at his office on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. Pictured from left
are: Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Financial Services, Trade,
Industry and Immigration, David Davis; Mr. Valenzuela; Minister Johnson
and Senior Vice-President, Legal, Pictet, Shawn A. Forbes.