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News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Social Services Minister Commends Programmes for Focus on Urban Communities - Aug 20, 2019 - 4:14:38 PM


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Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell, commended the executives of three urban programmes that operate year-round life and social skills enhancement programmes that cater to residents of the urban communities of New Providence for having the foresight to pool their human and other resources in order to effect positive change within those communities.
 
The acclamation came during a Working Meeting Minister Campbell hosted for representatives of the International Men’s Day Organizing Committee, in addition to the leaders of the Movement for Change...

Sales & Promotions

Conet Bahamas is fully stocked with PVC Sliding & Casement windows - Aug 20, 2019 - 12:30:09 PM


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Conet Bahamas is fully stocked with PVC Sliding & Casement windows. Your choice of impact or regular glass, all Standard size.  Let's cut the wait time down and head to Conet Bahamas today! PVC Sliding & Casement windows are available at ALL Conet Bahamas locations.

Conet Bahamas is located in Palmetto Point Eleuthera, Freeport Queens Highway, Sandy Port Nassau, Marsh Harbour Abaco...  

News : New Providence

DQ Opens 6th Location, downtown in the British Colonial Hilton - Aug 20, 2019 - 11:39:33 AM


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On Friday, DQ Bahamas, the largest ice cream chain in the nation, celebrated the grand opening of its sixth location in the British Colonial Hilton across from the US Embassy. This milestone store opening highlights DQ’s continued momentum in its local growth agenda. It comes on the heels of the opening of the Seagrapes Plaza location in Eastern New Providence in 2018.

“Throughout our growth, what is paramount for us is that we stay true to our mission of delivering joy to local families,” stated DQ’s Derek Osborne...

News

Tips for a good entrepreneur pitch to investors - Aug 20, 2019 - 10:30:17 AM


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An entrepreneur looking to boost or expand her business needs all the support she can get and this includes opportunities to woo investors.

Regardless of what great story is told or presentation made, investors need specific items for consideration, said Gillian Charles-Gollop, CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Executive Director, Corporate Investment Banking and Advisory.

Speaking at the Caribbean Women in ICT Power Lunch and Pitch hosted by Canto on July 23, Charles-Gollop offered the audience tips on best steps to attract an investor...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force

RBPF Nassau: Police are investigating the country’s latest homicide - Armed robbery - Aug 20, 2019 - 10:00:00 AM


Police on New Providence are investigating a shooting incident, Monday, 19th August, 2019 which has left two males dead and a female with injuries.

According to reports, shortly before 11:00pm, a group of men were sitting in a yard on Maple Street, Pinewood Gardens, when they were approached by three armed man who opened fired in their direction, injuring two of them and a woman, who was inside the home, before running away... 

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Minister of Financial Services attends General Staff Meeting in Grand Bahama - Aug 20, 2019 - 8:00:08 AM


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On Monday August 19, 2019, Minister of Financial Services, Trade, Industry and Immigration the Hon. Elsworth Johnson attended a Mass General Staff Meeting in Grand Bahama.  The Minister was accompanied by his Permanent Secretary, David Davis and Director of Bahamas Immigration Clarence A. Russell.  During the meeting, Minister Johnson laid out his mandate for the Ministry moving forward. Certificates of Appreciation were also presented to all Officers who graciously participated in this year’s Independence Parade 2019...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

PM visits first recipients of the Government’s Free Education Programme at UB - Aug 19, 2019 - 9:50:22 PM


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Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert A. Minnis visited the campus of The University of The Bahamas (UB) to get first-hand knowledge from students taking advantage of the Government’s financial initiative for free tertiary education.

The initiative kicked in on Monday, August 19, 2019, the first day of classes. The Prime Minister accompanied by Dr. Rodney Smith, President of UB, toured several areas where students spoke about their enrolment experience and their area of study...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

School Administrators Urged to Focus on Skills Needed for the 21st Century - Aug 19, 2019 - 8:44:22 PM


As public administrators prepare for the new school year 2019-2020, Education Minister the Hon. Jeffrey Lloyd, underscored the importance of the 4 C’s of 21st Century Skills – collaboration, critical thinking, creativity and communication. 

“To thrive in today’s innovation driven economy all of us will need a different mix of skills than in the past. In addition to foundational skills like literacy, numeracy and oracy we are going to need 4 C’s - collaboration, critical thinking, creativity and communication. Never before, unlike any time before...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Minister Campbell Challenges to Men/Men’s Groups to Serve as Father Figures - Aug 19, 2019 - 8:35:09 PM


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Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell, told executives of a visiting group of male organizations that one of the best ways they can partner with the Ministry to ensure equity and equality for women, and the protection of women across The Bahamas, is if they continue to provide positive influences/programmes geared towards the nation's young men.

“There is a saying: ‘Bend the tree while it is young.’ Another is that ‘it is easier to build a boy, than repair a man.’ Both of those are very wise sayings that would be useless clichés if we do not put them into action," Minister Campbell said...

Community

BTC Partners with the Annual Police Summer Youth Camp - Aug 19, 2019 - 3:09:43 PM


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BTC partnered with the Royal Bahamas Police Force as it hosted its 25th annual Summer Youth Camp. The company’s iVolunteer team participated in a number of activities in New Providence and the Family Islands.

Senior Manager for Public Relations, Indira Collie said, “Our teams enjoy helping to build better communities in whichever way we can. We are grateful for the support of our iVolunteer team and happy for the opportunity to partner with the Police Force’s annual Summer Youth Camp...

News

Ebola Sensitization Meeting - Aug 19, 2019 - 2:55:39 PM


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An Ebola Sensitization Meeting coordinated by officials at the Public Health Authority (PHA) and the Royal Bahamas Defence Force was recently held at the Coral Harbour Base on August 16, 2019.

The purpose of the meeting was to inform members of the RBDF of the threats and challenges of the Ebola virus and preventative measures necessary by organizations like the RBDF that are on the frontline of border security. The recent outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the second-largest recorded behind the West Africa outbreak of 2014-2016...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

UK High Commissioner Designate pays courtesy call on Foreign Affairs Minister - Aug 19, 2019 - 2:15:16 PM


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Her Excellency Sarah Dickson, High Commissioner Designate of the United Kingdom paid a courtesy call on Minister of Foreign Affairs the Hon. Darren Henfield at the Ministry, Monday, August 19, 2019. 

(BIS Photos/Raymond A. Bethel, Sr.)

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Governor General brings remarks at the Bahamas Mother's Club Fox Hill Branch’s 46th Anniversary Service - Aug 19, 2019 - 1:10:04 PM


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Governor General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Corneilius Smith brought remarks during the Bahamas Mother's Club Fox Hill Branch #2, 46th Anniversary Service at Macedonia Baptist Church, Sunday, August 18, 2019.

Member of Parliament for Fox Hill the Hon. Shonell Ferguson (right) brought greetings at the Bahamas Mother's Club Fox Hill Branch #2, 46th Anniversary Service at Macedonia Baptist Church, Sunday, August 18...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Ministry of Education holds a Service of Prayers, Praise and Thanksgiving - Aug 19, 2019 - 11:29:08 AM


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Governor General His Excellency the Most Hon. Corneilius Smith attended the Ministry of Education’s Service of Prayers, Praise and Thanksgiving for the 2019 - 2020 Academic Year at the Church of God of Prophecy, East Street Tabernacle & Sunlight Cottage, Sunday, August 18, 2019.

Minister of Education the Hon. Jeffrey Lloyd brought remarks during the Ministry’s Service of Prayers, Praise and Thanksgiving for the 2019 - 2020 Academic Year...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force

RBPF Nassau: Police investigates armed robbery - Jet ski accident - US Citizen arrested for failing to declare - Aug 19, 2019 - 10:00:14 AM


Police on the Island of New Providence are seeking assistance in identifying and locating the men responsible for an armed robbery which occurred on Sunday 18th August, 2019.

According to reports, shortly after 4:00am, a man was at Lysander Road, Stapledon Gardens, when he was approached by three men, one armed with a firearm who robbed him of a blue Nissan Note license #AS6690...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Prime Minister Minnis tours BPL generation plants - Aug 19, 2019 - 9:20:55 AM


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Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis toured the Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) Clifton Pier and Baillou Hills generation plants on Sunday 18 August 2019.

During the tour the Prime Minister was briefed by BPL CEO Mr. Whitney Heastie and the Minister of Public Works Hon. Desmond Bannister on the progress of work being carried out to return consistent power to the residents of New Providence.

Prime Minister Minnis was able to see the fleet of new generators that are part of the new 132-megawatt plant, now in progress, and engines that are in the process of being returned to full service.

Bahamas Weather

Bahamas 3-Day Weather Forecast for Mon., Aug 19 - Aug 19, 2019 - 9:00:05 AM


3-day Bahamas public forecast

The public forecast for today and tonight Monday 19th August 2019.

General situation:
Troughing across the Bahamas will continue to keep unsettled weather across the islands.

Special warnings: Beachgoers in the Central and Southeast Bahamas should be alert for the risk of rip currents along east coast beaches...

Bahamas Weather

Bahamas Aerodrome Forecast - Aug 19, 2019 - 6:00:24 AM


VALID FOR 12 HOURS FROM 1200 UTC MONDAY 19TH AUGUST 2019.

SPECIAL FEATURES: SFC TRF OVR AREA PRDCNG CNVECTV WX OVR BAH DRNG FCST PRD.
SIGNIFICANT WEATHER: OVER BAHAMAS: FEW/SCT 015/025 TCU/CB  SCT/BKN 030/050 TOPS TO FL070...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force

RBPF Nassau: Police investigates armed robbery - Illegal firearm and ammunition recovered - Aug 18, 2019 - 8:20:07 PM


Police on the Island of New Providence are seeking assistance in identifying and locating the man responsible for an armed robbery which occurred on Saturday 17th August, 2019.

According to reports, shortly after 10:00pm, a woman was sitting in her vehicle on Yamacraw Beach Drive, when she was approached by an armed man who robbed her of a cell phone and her blue Nissan Note license #AT9621...

Community : Grand Bahama

Bahamas Waterkeepers welcomes Chinese counterparts for cultural exchange - Aug 18, 2019 - 6:00:14 PM


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For millennia, all of earth’s living things have depended on water for its survival. Up to 71 percent of the world’s surface is covered in water, it exists in the air, in the soil and even in the human body which is up to 60% water. According to research, however, only 3 percent of the earth’s water supply is drinkable which makes water conservation all the more important.

Already known across the country for its efforts to protect and improve local water systems, Waterkeepers® Bahamas, is part of a global organization dedicated to ensuring that the world’s water supply is protected. As part of its efforts, the group has formed countless partnerships with environmental groups both locally and abroad...

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