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Minister Dames Meets with Grand Bahama Youth Group
- Jul 20, 2019 - 9:01:18 AM
Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin Dames (centre in the
suit) poses with facilitators and participants of the Grand Bahama-based
Reach-Out Youth Organization during a courtesy call at his Ministry,
Thursday, July 18, 2019.
(BIS Photo/Eric Rose)...
Minister of Foreign Affairs Henfield meets with U. S. Secretary of State
- Jul 19, 2019 - 10:25:08 PM
Minister of Foreign Affairs the Hon. Darren Henfield met with U. S.
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Friday,
July 19, 2019. During the meeting, the two discussed bilateral
security cooperation through Operation Bahamas, Turks & Caicos and
the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative. The Secretary expressed
appreciation for the role The Bahamas has played in making the Caribbean
safer. He also thanked the Foreign Minister for the strong leadership
of The Bahamas in preserving democracy in the region, particularly in
Venezuela and Nicaragua...
Memorial Service held for Former Students of Anatol Rodgers
- Jul 19, 2019 - 7:40:14 PM
Administrators, students and teachers of Anatol Rodgers Senior High
School along with family and representatives of the neighbouring
religious community remembered three former students of the school
during a special Memorial Service held in their honour.
students, Leo Dorcely, Cornell Edward and Dustin Ranger, all lost their
lives within the past three weeks. Dorcely was killed in a hit and run
accident, Cornell Edwards allegedly committed suicide and Dustin Ranger
lost his life in an alleged drowning incident...
Caribbean States prepare to battle illegal fishing
- Jul 19, 2019 - 6:30:00 PM
Eighteen border control officers from seven Member States of the
Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) are currently undergoing a
four-week training course in Fisheries Prosecution and Interdiction,
organized by the Barbados-based Regional Security System (RSS) in
collaboration with the CRFM Secretariat, the Government of Barbados, and
the British Royal Navy’s Fisheries Protection Squadron.
training, being held at the Paragon Base of the Barbados Defense Force,
brings together officers of the Antigua and Barbuda Defense Force Coast
Guard; Antigua and Barbuda Fisheries Division; Barbados Coast Guard;
Royal Barbados Police Force Marine Unit; Barbados Fisheries Division...
The Central Bank Of The Bahamas becomes A BISX Broker Dealer
- Jul 19, 2019 - 5:00:09 PM
The Bahamas International Securities Exchange (BISX) is pleased to announce that The Central Bank of The Bahamas (the “Central Bank”) has become a BISX Broker-Dealer Member. The Central Bank will become the seventh BISX Broker-Dealer Member.
The Central Bank’s addition as a BISX Broker-Dealer Member is unique in that it is not becoming a Member for the purposes of transacting securities for individual investors...
Foreign Affairs Minister attended Second Western Hemisphere Counterterrorism Ministerial Conference
- Jul 19, 2019 - 4:35:11 PM
The Bahamas was represented at the Second Western Hemisphere
Counterterrorism Ministerial Conference convened from 18th to 19th July
2019, in Buenos Aries, Argentina, by a delegation led by the Hon. Darren
A. Henfield, Minister of Foreign Affairs, supported by ASP Harris-Cash,
Ministry of National Security and Foreign Service Officer, Mrs. Sherry
Johnson-Deal. Participants in the Conference included Ministers of
Foreign Affairs and competent national authorities in the field of
Financial Services Minister Speaks at a Luncheon hosted by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
- Jul 19, 2019 - 3:20:29 PM
Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Investment and Immigration,
the Hon. Elsworth Johnson delivered remarks during a luncheon hosted by
the Charted Institute of Arbitrators. The event was held at Luciano’s
Restaurant, Thursday, July 18, 2019. The Minister was invited to the
luncheon to state the country’s position on arbitration as the
Government moves to create an arbitration centre on Grand Bahama in the
near future. The Institute’s 2019 Executive committee was also
(BIS Photos/Patrick Hanna)...
Urban Renewal Summer Camp participants get educated on the topic of trafficking in children
- Jul 18, 2019 - 7:15:24 PM
First Assistant Secretary in the Ministry of National Security and
Co-Chair of the Ministry of National Security's Trafficking in Persons
Inter-Ministry Committee, Susanne Knowles was joined by Secretary of the
Trafficking In Persons Secretariat Corrections, Corporal Keva Sherman
in speaking to Bain and Grants Town Urban Renewal Summer Camp
participants on the topic of trafficking in children at Woodcock Primary
on Wednesday, July 16, 2019. Their age-appropriate presentations dealt
with topics such as getting in cars with strangers, signs that other
children could be in danger, being careful with interactions online...
Governor General Hosts Luncheon in Honour of Former Governors General
- Jul 18, 2019 - 3:10:00 PM
- Governor General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith
hosted a luncheon in honour of former Governors General in the Dining
Room at Government House, Thursday, July 18, 2019. Pictured from left:
Dame Ivy Dumont; H. E. Cornelius A. Smith; Dame Marguerite Pindling and
Sir Arthur Foulkes.
(BIS Photo/Letisha Henderson)...