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Pelican Bay Career Opportunity: Experienced Maintenance Worker-Airconditioning Mechanic - Aug 11, 2016 - 9:03:31 AM

CAREER OPPORTUNITY at PELICAN BAY AT LUCAYA

Pelican Bay Hotel, an upscale boutique resort featuring (96) elegant suites and (88) hotel rooms overlooking Bell Channel Bay and Port Lucaya Marketplace, (3) pools and Sabor poolside restaurant and bar is seeking to employ dynamic, energetic and enthusiastic EXPERIENCED MAINTENANCE WORKER - AIR-CONDITIONING MECHANIC who enjoys working in the Hospitality Industry...
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The Bahamas Weekly FREE Summer Camp Directory 2016 - Jul 18, 2016 - 10:18:05 AM


Now in our 10th year! The Bahamas Weekly is pleased to once again offer FREE summer camp listings for ANYONE / ANYWHERE in The Bahamas! Have Your camp included in our DIRECTORY at no cost!

Summer is a time for children, and we want to ensure your children have a great summer. As a community service, The Bahamas Weekly allows anyone running a Summer Camp in The Bahamas to list their information about their camp viewable to thousands  of our readers each month for FREE.

Get your Camp Info to us NOW! Email all your details...
News : International
India offers fully-funded training courses to Commonwealth citizens - Jun 21, 2016 - 11:54:24 AM


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The Government of India is giving Commonwealth citizens the opportunity to attend fully-funded training courses across a range of areas, including rural development, IT, telecommunications and renewable energy, in association with the Commonwealth Secretariat.

The courses are sponsored by the Government of India and delivered by Indian institutions through the Indian Technical and Economic (ITEC) Programme. ITEC is part of the Commonwealth Secretariat’s Third Country Training Programmes, which aims to build capacity in member countries by providing specialist training in key areas of development work...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates
Bahamas National Honours System now accepting nominations - Jun 20, 2016 - 9:20:43 PM

The Public is hereby notified that in accordance with the provision of Section 3 of the National Honours Act 2016, and Regulations made thereunder, the Advisory Committee invites nominations from the general public for award of Honours under the established Societies of Honour as follows:

(a)  The Order of National Hero; (b)  The Order The Bahamas; (c)  The Order of Distinction; (d)  The Order of Merit; and (e)  The Order of the Lignum Vitae...


News : Grand Bahama
Applications for Grand Bahama Summer Youth Employment Program Available Monday, June 20 - Jun 16, 2016 - 1:03:20 AM

Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - This will serve as a general announcement for the Bahamas Government Summer Youth Program 2016.

Distribution of applications for the Ministry for Grand Bahama’s SYEP will commence on Monday June 20th, 2016, in the Training Room, located on the ground floor of the C A Smith Government Complex; from 9:00 am –3:00pm only.

The deadline for return of applications is Wednesday June 22nd, 2016, at the Ministry for Grand Bahama...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates
The National Honours System‏ Open for Nominations - Jun 8, 2016 - 10:52:22 AM

Nassau, Bahamas -The Public is hereby notified that in accordance with the provision of Section 3 of the National Honours Act 2016, and Regulations made thereunder, the Advisory Committee invites nominations from the general public for award of Honours under the established Societies of Honour as follows:

(a)  The Order of National Hero, (b)  The Order The Bahamas, (c)  The Order of Distinction
Community : Service Organizations
Bahamas Red Cross Society Seeks Disaster Management Volunteers - Jun 2, 2016 - 10:32:17 AM

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Become a Bahamas Red Cross Society Disaster Management Volunteer!

A special invitation is extended to all persons wishing to become a member of a dynamic disaster preparedness and response team.

Date: June 8th, 2016, Time: 6pm

Place: The Bahamas Red Cross Headquarters J.F. Kennedy Drive...
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Japanese government offers scholarships to Bahamian students - Apr 15, 2016 - 11:54:55 AM

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The Embassy of Japan is pleased to announce that the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan, continues to offer the Research (Graduate Studies) to Bahamians, commencing in the academic year 2017.    

It is our hope that the scholarship will assist the human resource development efforts of the Government of The Bahamas.  Also, we look forward to seeing closer exchanges and mutual understanding between our peoples through this Programme...

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Bahamian students urged to register for Solar Challenge - Apr 6, 2016 - 6:35:13 AM

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NASSAU, Bahamas, April 5, 2016 -- Students in The Bahamas, Bermuda and Cayman Islands have until April 15 to enroll in the DHL Solar Grand Challenge for a chance to help revolutionize solar power and win $10,000.

A partnership between technology-solutions company STEMBoard and DHL Express, the Solar Grand Challenge gives students throughout the Caribbean an opportunity to create portable, low-cost solar energy solutions. The program culminates in a solar-energy education track and pitch competition at STEMBoard’s second-annual Hack<IT> technology camp at St. Andrew’s School in Nassau, July 18-23.
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Full time Chef needed at Upstairs on the Bay - Freeport - Mar 24, 2016 - 3:55:48 PM

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Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - A full time Chef is Needed at Upstairs on the Bay.

Criteria:
- Experience: a minimum of 5 years.
- Menu: American & Bahamian Dishes - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
- Work Hours: Shifts from 7am-3pm or 3pm-11pm.
- Note: You must be able to work a shift alone.
Opportunities
Cruise line industry job positions available through Ship Mate Ltd - Feb 29, 2016 - 12:24:40 PM

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Bahamians, are you looking for an exciting career in the cruise industry? Are you willing to work at sea on a cruise ship for at least six months? If you answered yes to both of these questions, then this opportunity is for you!  SHIP MATE LTD. is now recruiting for the following positions:

Front Desk Staff, Masseuse/Beauticians, Housekeeping, Casino Dealers, Pool Attendants, Cooks/Chefs, Waiters, Bartenders, Bar Servers...
Community
‘Golden opportunity’ for Bain and Grants Town residents - Feb 24, 2016 - 5:11:04 PM

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An exclusive post-secondary scholarship fund has been officially launched for residents of the Bain and Grants Town community.

Deserving residents between the ages of 16 and 35 are eligible to secure scholarships to attend The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institution (BTVI), The College of The Bahamas (COB), Bahamas Baptist Community College, Atlantic College or any other local post-secondary accredited institution approved by the Ministry of Education. Once chosen, recipients are also expected to perform community service within the area...
Opportunities
Bahamas government launches Sir Sidney Poitier Essay Competition - Feb 19, 2016 - 1:07:23 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas  - As a part of the march to the 50th anniversary of Majority Rule, seven (7) of Sir Sidney Poitier's films will be shown on ZNS without commercial interruption, beginning 14 February 2016. The broadcasting of these films also coincides with Sir Sidney Poitier’s birthday, which is on 20 February, when he will turn 89 years old.

To this end, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration wishes to invite all students from the public and private high schools to participate in an essay competition to commemorate this occasion.
News : Bahamas Information Services Updates
Bahamian students offered chance to meet Sir Sidney Poitier - Feb 12, 2016 - 2:31:28 AM

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Nassau, Bahamas - The following is a Communication in Parliament by the Hon. Fred Mitchell: 

The Cabinet Office is pleased to announce that in honour of the March To Majority Rule, the films of Sir Sidney Poitier, the award winning Bahamian actor, will be shown on ZNS TV.

An essay competition is being organized in the schools, details of which are that students are encouraged in the senior high schools to write a one page essay about the films they saw, what impressed them and say something about Sir Sidney's life...
Opportunities
Contestants Being Sought for Revamped Miss Bahamas Pageants - Feb 9, 2016 - 10:46:47 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas – The 2016 Miss Bahamas pageants will be unlike any before them, and contestants are being sought across the country to be a part of this ground breaking new event. For the first time, the national beauty competitions will incorporate an interactive Reality TV Series in which the viewing public will act as a judge, determining which contestants will move on to compete in the finale of the Miss World Bahamas and Miss Bahamas (Universe & Earth) competitions, set for July 24.

While this concept is new to The Bahamas, it is not new to pageantry worldwide. Several national competitions have already moved to the TV show format in an effort to reach a larger audience...
Opportunities
AML Job Vacancy: Data Analyst / Financial Reporting Associate Needed‏ - Feb 3, 2016 - 1:16:35 PM

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We are currently seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of Data Analyst/Financial Reporting Associate

Duties and responsibilities will include:

• Administer the implementation of the Company's business intelligence software
• Compile reports for Senior Management
Interested candidates should:
• Have excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken...
Opportunities
Grand Bahama job opening for a waitress position at Upstairs on The Bay - Jan 23, 2016 - 10:13:06 PM

Freeport, Grand Bahama - Location: Upstairs on the Bay at Bell Channel Inn.
Position: Bar Maid/Bartender (Cashing & Waitress) Age: 25-40

Experience: Must have at least 4 years experience.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 27th at 9:30am...
Opportunities
Lyford Cay Foundations’ Scholarship Application Opens - Jan 21, 2016 - 6:22:31 AM


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Nassau, Bahamas – Lyford Cay Foundations is pleased to announce that its online scholarship application for study at colleges abroad is now open. 

The deadline for both applications and corresponding documentation is April 15, 2016 at 5pm.

The Foundations offer a select number of scholarships to Bahamian citizens to complete bachelors and master’s degrees, as well as technical and vocational training programmes. Prospective applicants must provide an acceptance letter from the institution of their choosing located in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Europe or Caribbean...

Opportunities
Youth Essay Competition in Latin America and the Caribbean - Oct 31, 2015 - 12:30:46 PM

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The Youth Essay Competition in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) addresses the ISID as well as SDG9 with the title: “The industrialization challenges of the LAC region in achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 9 and Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development (ISID)”
 
The vision of the youth regarding ISID and the SDG9 is very important for UNIDO. With this initiative we would like to give them the space to express their ideas and visions for the...

The vision of the youth in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)
Opportunities
Commonwealth Writers Short Story Contest Now Open - Oct 30, 2015 - 12:55:03 PM

The 2016 Short Story Prize is now open for entry.

The competition brings stories from new and emerging voices, often from countries with little or no publishing infrastructure, to the attention of an international audience.

The Prize is awarded for the best piece of unpublished short fiction (2,000-5,000 words) in English. Short stories translated into English from other languages are also eligible, and we invite writers from Mozambique who write in Portuguese, and writers who write in Swahili and Bengali, and who do not have an English translation of their story, to submit their stories...

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