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New coffee table book by Bahamian author Amanda Diedrick details Green Turtle Cay’s intriguing past
- Dec 8, 2016 - 4:58:15 PM
Green Turtle Cay, Bahamas – Lucayans, Loyalists and Eleutheran Adventurers. For centuries, these
and other populations have sought safety and refuge on Green Turtle Cay, a tiny
island in Abaco, Bahamas. Propelled by fate or by force, most ultimately moved
on. A resilient few remained.
stories are the focus of
Those Who Stayed:
The Tale of the Hardy Few Who Built Green Turtle Cay, a new hardcover book
by Bahamian writer, Amanda Diedrick.
full-colour, 185-page publication features close to 200 historic images of
Green Turtle Cay, oil paintings by world-renowned Bahamian artist and
Author Former Governor-General Orville Turnquest Launches Historic, Revealing Work
- Dec 6, 2016 - 10:05:04 AM
Surrounded by a small group of family and friends, Sir Orville
Turnquest, former Governor-General presented the first copy of his book,
What Manner of Man is This? to the current Governor-General Lady
Marguerite Pindling during a brief ceremony celebrating the book’s
worldwide publication at an official launch held at Government House.
many books have been written about the royal couple, Sir Orville’s
incisive book is the only one that focus exclusively on the Duke’s
administration while Royal Governor of The Bahamas from 1940-1945 after
he abdicated the throne as King of England in order to marry the
twice-divorced Mrs. Wallis Simpson...
Author Former Governor General Orville Turnquest Toiled 15 Years on the Historic, Revealing Work
- Dec 2, 2016 - 5:28:28 PM
Fifteen years after former Governor General Sir Orville Turnquest
pledged to dedicate his literacy prowess and fascination with history to
writing the story of the Duke of Windsor’s reign in The Bahamas, his
much-anticipated work, What Manner of Man is This, The Duke of Windsor’s
Years in The Bahamas, will hit local bookstores on December 5. The
book, now available in hardcover and paperback, will also be sold
through online retailers shortly after publication in paperback and
An official launch will be held at Government
House with a small group of family, friends from The Bahamas Historical
Society, Historic Bahamas Foundation and media. Sir Orville...
Former Beauty Queen and Ordained Minister Darlene Davis-Hord Presents New Book to the Prime Minister
- Nov 25, 2016 - 11:33:56 PM
Nassau, The Bahamas – Former Beauty Queen and Ordained Minister Darlene
Davis-Hord presented a copy of her new book, Dwelling in the Secret
Place – An Intimate Journey with God Through Prayer, to Prime Minister
the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie, November 18, 2016 at Office of the Prime
Minister. Ms. Davis-Hord, a former Miss Bahamas and Miss Universe
contestant, is an ordained Minister, Prophetic Intercessor, Teacher and
Certified Life Coach, ‘dedicated to building the Kingdom of God,
educating, equipping, transforming and empowering other men and women
with the tools, skills and techniques of prayer in an effort to help
them fulfill their divine purpose...
New Marriage Book Aims to Enhance and Restore Marriages
- Nov 16, 2016 - 3:45:52 PM
Teri M. Bethelis helping married couples put their relationships on
the right track through her recently published book,
. In this second edition, Bethel addresses a number of issues
common to married couples such as: respect, honor, infidelity, sex,
addictions, soul ties, sickness and more.
former Director of a local Marriage Ministry with her husband Tellis,
Teri believes that the book is a handy tool for couples who want
peace and harmony in their homes, as well as a more intimate
relationship with each other.
Bahamian author and diplomat presents new book to Minister of Foreign Affairs and Ambassador Joudi
- Oct 21, 2016 - 4:32:31 AM
Nassau, Bahamas – “Leadership and Accountability in Government,” a newly
written book by Dr Richard C. Demeriette was recently presented to
senior officials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Honourable
Minister, Fred Mitchell, and Ambassador to the UAE and the State of
Qatar, H.E. Tony Joudi, both received their copies from the author who
has served 40 years in the public sector.
“The timing of this
book is perfect for the discussions that are currently taking place in
our country,” said Demeriette who is very connected to the subject and
added, “Leadership Accountability In Government comes not only from my
diverse career experience but also my heart...”
Free E-Book, "Surviving a Hurricane" available on TheBahamasWeekly.com
- Oct 5, 2016 - 10:11:16 AM
The Bahamas Weekly is pleased to present a free e-book download of
"Surviving a Hurricane" written by Robert Tarzwell, a former resident of
Robert Tarzwell, a former member of the Grand
Bahamas Red Cross, was an assistant manager and coordinator of the Red
Cross medical FAST teams, which respond to medical emergencies and is a
trained Red Cross hurricane shelter manager. A former member of the
Bahamas Air Sea Rescue Association (BASRA), Robert was regularly seen
out on the rescue boat assisting people in trouble. Robert has extensive
boating and automotive knowledge, as his hobbies are fishing and car
racing. Robert is also very knowledgeable in all construction
techniques, having built many residential homes as well as commercial
Uniformed Services Senior Manager writes book for the body, mind and soul
- Oct 3, 2016 - 11:46:42 AM
Paradise Island, Bahamas - Bodybuilder turned Atlantean and now
published author of a book, Leonardo “Nardo” Dean is advocating balance
and a healthier lifestyle through his book, titled “The Trilogy of
Fitness,” which focuses on specific topics and takes a wholistic look at
wellness, targeting the physical, mental and spiritual.
chapter focuses on ways you can elevate your tri-being to a higher state
of wellness by using physical tools, mental disciplines and spiritual
principles,” explains Nardo, a senior manager with responsibility for
the Uniformed Services Department at The Cove and The Reef...
Brooke & Lee debut self-published children’s book "Dave the Brave"
- Aug 19, 2016 - 3:23:09 PM
Nassau, The Bahamas - Under the name ‘Brooke & Lee,’ two sisters,
Adria McCardy and Kristi Collie, have given a new meaning to evangelism.
sisterly duo have joined forces to “share and spread true love, God’s
love with everyone [they] encounter through books and [also] in life.”
by their brother’s initiative in writing his first novel “The Legend of
the Flaming Dragon,” Adria, ‘Brooke’ of Brooke & Lee became
motivated to be the budding entrepreneur she has always dreamt of
Dr. Melony Thompson Presents Her Book to the Bahamas Governor General
- Aug 19, 2016 - 9:15:51 AM
NASSAU, The Bahamas -- Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General, centre, was presented a book from Dr. Melony Thompson, second left, entitled
Odessa and the Professor,
August 18, 2016 during a courtesy call at Government House.
Also pictured are from left are Valda Swaby, Kayla Johnson and Dexter Thompson...
Dr. Gail Saunders Presents a Copy of Her Book to the Prime Minister
- Aug 19, 2016 - 6:13:20 AM
NASSAU, The Bahamas – Historian Dr. Gail Saunders presented a copy of her book, Race and Class in the Colonial Bahamas, 1880-1960 to Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie at the Office of the Prime Minister on Thursday, August 18, 2016.
(BIS Photo/Peter Ramsay)
Richard Demeritte Presents His Book to the Prime Minister
- Aug 10, 2016 - 5:49:30 AM
NASSAU, The Bahamas – Richard Demeritte, left, presented to Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie a copy of his book, Leadership Accountability in Government: Defining, Measuring & Managing for Results.
Mr. Demeritte made the presentation on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at the Office of the Prime Minister...
Dr. Gail Saunders presents a copy of new book to the Governor General
- Jul 1, 2016 - 4:51:46 AM
NASSAU, Bahamas -- Dr. Gail Saunders (left) presents a copy of her book “Race and Class in the Colonial Bahamas 1880 – 1960” to Governor-General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling at Government House, Thursday, June 30, 2016.
"The book deftly unravels the complex historical interrelationships
of race, color, class, economics, and environment in the Colonial
Bahamas. An invaluable study for scholars who conduct comparative
research on the British Caribbean."
Nassau author teaches Christians to rise from crisis through new novel
- Apr 28, 2016 - 11:32:36 AM
NASSAU, Bahamas — Author Randy Lundy pens an encouraging, new Christian
novel in “What Went Wrong Was Right,” which is expected to be released
nationwide this week.
In “What Went Wrong Was Right,” Lundy aims
to help those who have been toppled with unfortunate crisis and guide
them through life’s journey — whether it was a childhood experience or
an unfortunate event they have encountered in their adult life. Crisis
births the passion, vigor and zeal needed to release their potential,
propelling individuals to walk with endless passion and unconditional
bountiful love in their God-given purpose...
Spence Finlayson Presents His Book to the Governor General
- Apr 27, 2016 - 9:02:15 PM
NASSAU, The Bahamas -- Spence Finlayson presented Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General, with a copy on his book, Phoenix Rising, during a courtesy call at Government House on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. (BIS Photo/Letisha Henderson)
New book: A History of The Bahamas through Maps by Todd T. Turrell
- Apr 24, 2016 - 5:51:38 PM
A History of The Bahamas Through Maps
by Todd T. Turrell was released on
March 11, 2016. It tells the fascinating story of The Bahamas using
beautiful antique maps as the backdrop. Maps from 1579 to 1865 are
featured and discussed along with the history of the country around
those time periods.
The book examines the geological history of The Bahamas as well as early
explorers and settlers, the pirate era and British loyalists who
populated many of the out islands after the American Revolutionary War.
There is a chapter dedicated the boom the Civil War brought to the
country, along with blockade running, and a chapter regarding
prohibition with its significant impact to the nation's livelihood
during that period...
Bahamian Motivational Speaker Publishes Inspirational Book
- Apr 8, 2016 - 11:08:45 AM
Bahamian born, International motivational speaker , Corporate trainer,
Talk show host , Bishop of Motivation and Author Master Motivator Spence
Finlayson recently published his latest inspirational book Phoenix
Finlayson, who is the Founder & CEO of The Phoenix
Institute, said that “according to the Feng Shui Handbook, The Phoenix
is a mythical bird that never dies. It flies far ahead to the front ,
always scanning the landscape and distant space. It represents our
capacity for vision , for collecting sensory information about our
environment and the events unfolding within it. The Phoenix with its
great beauty creates intense excitement and deathless inspiration...
Nassau author releases enlightening new Christian book
- Mar 27, 2016 - 10:19:05 PM
NASSAU, Bahamas — Author Pastor Peter Joseph announces the nationwide
release of his new book, “Possibility Praying,” a perceptive, insightful
and practical spiritual discourse that brings brand new achievements
and accomplishments derived from the loving Creator.
Are you looking for a way out of the humdrum of routine? Well, you’re in
the right condition for the supernatural birth of better things. All it
takes is a spiritual discourse that takes hold of the other side.
You’ve seen your side, so let’s look at God’s side...