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Bahamas 3-Day Weather Forecast for Sat., April 20 - Apr 20, 2019 - 12:00:05 PM


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This is a public forecast for today and tonight Saturday 20th April 2019.

General situation: Pre-frontal activity will produce unsettled weather across the Northwest and Central Bahamas as it moves Eastwards today followed by a cold front moving South-eastwards across the Northwest Bahamas this morning.

Special warnings: Beachgoers should refrain from swimming and small craft operators should remain in port due to rough surf this morning...

News : Local

Defence Force continues search for missing man - Apr 20, 2019 - 11:00:10 AM


The Royal Bahamas Defence Force is continuing its search for Mr. James Green, a boater who went missing after leaving Sandy Point, Abaco on April 16, 2019.

Mr. Green, a resident of Sandy Point, was last seen on a 17-foot open hull boat.  An initial search was launched by members of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, Police, Bahamas Air Sea Search and Rescue Association (BASRA), the United States Coast Guard and local fishermen...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force

RBPF Nassau: Police investigates shooting incident and armed robberies - Illegal firearm recovered - Apr 19, 2019 - 8:15:56 AM


Police investigates shooting incident: Police on New Providence are investigating a shooting incident, Thursday, 18th April, 2019 which has left an adult male in hospital...

Police investigates armed robberies: Police on New Providence are seeking assistance in identifying and locating the persons responsible for several recent armed robberies...

Illegal firearm recovered – 2 males in custody: Police have taken two men into custody, Friday, 19th April, 2019 after they were found in possession of an illegal firearm and ammunition... 

Opportunities

HGTV Seeking Expat Buyers in Nassau and Exuma - Apr 18, 2019 - 6:44:14 PM


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Have you realized that it is possible and more affordable than you expected to own and enjoy a piece of island living? Want to help showcase the idyllic paradise, vibrant culture, and laid back, friendly lifestyle that is The Bahamas? We want to hear from you!
In particular, expats who have recently purchased or are in escrow in Nassau,  New Providence, or Exuma.

We are casting married/partnered couples, parents/children, siblings or friends from the U.S.A. Canada, England, Australia New Zealand and more!
 
Please send an email to casting@enterthepicture.com

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Campbell leads Bahamas’ contingent to 48th CARIFTA Games - Apr 18, 2019 - 4:00:06 PM


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Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell led The Bahamas’ contingent to the 48th Caribbean Free Trade Association’s (CARIFTA) Games, Thursday, full of optimism that the team will perform at its optimum level.
 
Minister Campbell is pinch-hitting for Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, the Hon. Lanisha Rolle who was scheduled to address the Caribbean High School Championships, Thursday, at the Kendal G.L. Isaacs National Gymnasium...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Minister Wells meets with Local Government throughout Grand Bahama - Apr 18, 2019 - 3:38:23 PM


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Minister of Transport and Local Government, the Hon. Renward Wells spent the entire day on Grand Bahama, traveling from east to west, listening to concerns and answering questions from members of various local government councils.

Minister Wells arrived in Freeport, Grand Bahama, early on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, accompanied by officials from the Ministry of Transport, the Port Department and Local Government Administrators...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Ministry of Agriculture: Chewy Chips Ahoy Cookies Recall - Apr 18, 2019 - 12:35:43 PM


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Mondelez Global LLC issued a voluntary recall for its red, 13 oz. packages of Chewy Chips Ahoy on April 16, 2019 due to the potential of an unexpected solidified agent in the product.  The company has received reports of potential adverse health effects, however, they did not disclose what ingredient/s may solidify or what health effects people complained about...
 

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

National Child Protection Month Church Service Speaker Provides Teen Inspiration - Apr 18, 2019 - 11:59:55 AM


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Sixteen-year-old Keno Armbrister has gone from finding himself on the edge of the academic cliff at the R.M. Bailey Senior High School, to quoting Confucius, and Roy T. Bennett and other literary giants, to delivering the Motivational Address at the recent Ministry of Social Services annual 'National Child Protection Month Church Service,' at Faith United Missionary Baptist Church.
 
“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall," Armbrister says, quoting Confucius...

Community

BTVI students sweep mental health speech contest - Apr 18, 2019 - 9:13:34 AM


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Three students of the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute placed first through third in the recent Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre's Occupational Therapy Month speech competition.

Office Administration student, Kemel Mitchell won in the community division, followed by Office Assistant student, Naomi Adderley and placing third was Information Technology Management student, Augustina Ferguson...

News : Local

Defence Force Conducts Search for Missing Man - Apr 18, 2019 - 8:49:19 AM


An ongoing search for a missing boater is being conducted by members of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, Police, Bahamas Air Sea Search and Rescue Association (BASRA), a United States Coast Guard helicopter and local fishermen.

After receiving initial reports of a boater who went missing after leaving Sandy Point, Abaco on April 16, RBDF assets were immediately dispatched to the surrounding area...

Sales & Promotions : Grand Lucayan Resort

Hop on over to Grand Lucayan for an Easter Feast - Apr 18, 2019 - 7:20:36 AM


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Hop over to Grand Lucayan for an Easter Feast! Enjoy these delicious buffets at Portobello’s Restaurant - Good Friday Buffet April 19TH, 12 - 10PM Adults: $27.94, Children 5 -12 yrs $13.97, under 5 free. Tax included. SOUP - Bahamian Conch Chowder Served with Johnny Cake & Hot-Cross Buns...; ENTREES - Green Peas 'n Rice• Fried Sweet Plantains...

Easter Sunday Buffet SUNDAY APRIL 21ST, 12 - 4PM Adults: $36.29, Children 5 -12 yrs $18.14, under 5 free. Tax included. SOUP -Shrimp & Tomato Bisque • Sweet...; ENTREES Conch 'n Rice with Red Beans Seasonal Vegetables...

Sports

Day 1 Success for Team Bahamas in Peru. - Apr 17, 2019 - 8:40:09 PM


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Proudly representing The Bahamas all the way in Lima Peru the Fed Cup Team shows up strong on the first day of competition.  Starting off in singles play was Danielle Thompson  of The Bahamas against Melena Lopez. Danielle came out and set a strong pace allowing Lopez no games with a final score of 6-0, 6-0.  Danielle came out fired up and maintained a high momentum throughout the match.

Kerrie Cartwright who is debuting in her role as Player Captain for The Bahamas was up next in the second rubber...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Ambassador-Designate of Chile Presented Letters of Credence - Apr 17, 2019 - 7:40:54 PM


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Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General, received Letters of Credence from His Excellency Francisco Javier Bernales, Ambassador-Designate of the Republic of Chile to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas during a brief ceremony at Government House on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. 

(BIS Photos/Letisha Henderson)...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

PM Minnis: State-of-the-art coastal radar to strengthen country’s borders - Apr 17, 2019 - 7:15:12 PM


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The handover of the country’s first state-of-the-art coastal radar system marks an essential step in the Government’s strategy to strengthen the borders of The Bahamas, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis said on Wednesday.

The Kelvin Hughes Long-Range Coastal Radar, valued at over $2 million, will enhance the monitoring and provide better protection against illegal migration, illicit drugs, gun trafficking, poaching, human trafficking and other threats to national security, said the Prime Minister...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

The Governor General visited Ms. Laura Williams at Her Residence - Apr 17, 2019 - 6:30:43 PM


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The Governor General, Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling visited Ms. Laura Williams at her home in Golden Gates, today.  Dame Marguerite is pictured, left, presenting birthday flowers to Ms. Williams.

(BIS Photos/Patrick Hanna)


Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force

RBPF Nassau:Police investigates traffic fatality which left an adult male dead - Apr 17, 2019 - 5:45:07 PM


Police on New Providence are investigating a traffic accident which occurred on Saturday, 13th April, 2019 which left an adult male dead.

According to reports, shortly after 11:00pm, a male was driving on New Providence Highway, when he lost control of his vehicle and collided into the guard rail at the junction of New Providence Highway and Sanford Drive. The male who was injured, was transported to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries on Tuesday, 17th April, 2019...

News : Ministry of Tourism Updates

Destination Friday for The Bahamas, a smashing success with patrons at African American Research Library - Apr 17, 2019 - 4:50:56 PM


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Some two hundred patrons attended a special ‘”Taste of The Bahamas” Reception held recently at the African American Research Library and Cultural Center in Fort Lauderdale.  The event, which showcased the diverse culture of The Bahamas, with special emphasis on Freeport, Grand Bahama, was part of the Broward County Library Destination Friday’s program and was facilitated by the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation (BMOTA).

The event featured Bahamian entertainment including a live performance by the Sunshine Junkanoo Group and DJ Levon Rolle...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Justice Estelle Gray-Evans Sworn In as Acting Chief Justice - Apr 17, 2019 - 4:30:05 PM


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The Hon. Madam Justice Estelle Gary-Evans was sworn in as Acting Chief Justice by Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General, during a brief ceremony at Government House on Wednesday, April 17, 2019.   At present the Hon. Madam Justice Vera Watkins, Acting Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, is on personal leave. 

(BIS Photos/Letisha Henderson)...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

General Terrence J. O'Shaughnessy calls on Prime Minister Minnis - Apr 17, 2019 - 3:23:05 PM


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Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis (right) welcomed in a courtesy call, General Terrence J. O'Shaughnessy, US Air Force Commander, United States Northern Command (US NORTHCOM) and North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), April 17, 2019 at the Office of the Prime Minister. 

(BIS Photos/Yontalay Bowe)

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Bartlett Hill Primary of Grand Bahama call on the Governor General - Apr 17, 2019 - 3:15:03 PM


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Principal and students of Bartlett Hill Primary School, Eight Mile Rock, Grand Bahama recently paid a courtesy call upon Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General, at Government House. 

(BIS Photo/Letisha Henderson)...

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