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...
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
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
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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...
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
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
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...
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.
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...
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
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...
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...;
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...
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...
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.
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...
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.
Police on New Providence are investigating a traffic accident which
occurred on Saturday, 13th April, 2019 which left an adult male dead.
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...
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
The event featured Bahamian entertainment
including a live performance by the Sunshine Junkanoo Group and DJ Levon
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
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.
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