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Tobago Trekkers Win Investment at the Animation Accelerator Pitch Competition - Aug 22, 2019 - 10:50:41 AM


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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 US networks...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force

RBPF Nassau: Police investigating shooting incident that has left an adult male dead - Aug 22, 2019 - 10:05:19 AM


Police on New Providence are investigating a shooting incident, Wednesday 21st August, 2019 which has left an adult male dead.

According to reports, shortly before 10:00pm, a group of men were sitting on the stairway of an apartment complex at Martin Close off Cowpen Road, when they were approached by a man armed with a firearm, who opened fire in their direction injuring one of them, before running away...

Community

GBPA sponsors ten youth to attend Bahamas Cryptochicks Youth Blockchain Hackathon Conference - Aug 22, 2019 - 9:30:16 AM


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The Grand Bahama Port Authority is always pleased to support initiatives that help to develop the youth of Grand Bahama Island and by extension The Bahamas. With the rapid advancement of new technology in today’s society, we believe that education is one of the main factors that contribute to our country’s success as we strive to stay abreast of worldwide evolving technological trends. We are excited to sponsor ten brilliant young minds from Grand Bahama to attend the first Bahamas CryptoChicks Youth Hackathon Conference in Nassau on Friday, August 23rd, 2019...

Entertainment

The Latin Recording Academy® announced Lifetime Achievement Award and Trustees Award Honorees - Aug 22, 2019 - 9:15:32 AM


The Latin Recording Academy® announced today that Eva Ayllón, Joan Baez, José Cid, Lupita D’Alessio, Hugo Fattoruso, Pimpinela, Omara Portuondo, and José Luis Rodríguez "El Puma," will receive this year's Lifetime Achievement Award. Additionally, Mario Kaminsky will receive the Trustees Award. The honorees will be celebrated during a private luncheon ceremony at the Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas on Nov. 13, 2019...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Missing Persons

RBPF Missing juveniles: 16 yr. old Roshanda Dean and 15 yr. old Bengy Calixte both of Nassau, Bahamas - Aug 22, 2019 - 9:06:16 AM

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Police are seeking the public’s help in locating two juveniles who were reported missing by family members.

Missing are:

Roshanda Dean, age 16 years of Lincoln Boulevard. Dean was last seen at her residence on Friday, 9th August, 2019....

Also missing is: Bengy Calixte age 15 years of West Avenue. Calixte was last seen at his residence on 19th August, 2019...

Sales & Promotions

Conet Bahamas is fully stocked with PVC Sliding & Casement windows - Aug 22, 2019 - 8:00:09 AM


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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 : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Minister of Social Services applauds signing of contract for Marco’s Alert - Aug 21, 2019 - 10:08:05 PM


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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 children.

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...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Contract Signed for MARCO’s Alert System - Aug 21, 2019 - 7:35:04 PM


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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.

After 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 fruition...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

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...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

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...

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