As the coronavirus continues to spread, Bahamas Striping Group of
Companies (BSGC) has pitched in to assist government with its response
readiness by supplying an assortment of protective gear to help slow and
possibly prevent the spread of COVID-19.
“We felt compelled
to act. We are all being impacted by this global medical crises which
has claimed the lives of more than 26,000 people and affected citizens
in over 200 countries and territories around the world, according to WHO
data,” said BSGC’s President Atario Mitchell...
Members of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force brought 10 foreign fishermen
into the Defence Force Base Sunday evening after their vessel was
apprehended in the Ragged Island chain on Friday.
routine Patrol, HMBS CASCARILLA, under the command of Sub Lieutenant
Owen Sands boarded a Bahamian registered vessel off Water Cay, in the
vicinity of a ragged Island Chain. Aboard were 7 Dominican nationals, 1
Cuban, 1 Honduran and a Bahamian National...
The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is following guidance
from the Bahamas Ministry of Health and other government agencies
pertaining to the country’s Preparedness and Response Plan for COVID-19.
Please visit the Bahamas Ministry of Health’s website for the latest
information on COVID-19 cases in The Bahamas. Current and future
patients are to be isolated in quarantine following the guidelines
outlined by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...
The Ministry of Education advises all parents and guardians who did not
collect lunch vouchers from the schools on Wednesday 25 March, that they
should now collect them on either Monday 30 or Tuesday 31 March from
9:00 am to 3:00 pm in the parking lot at the rear of the Ministry of
Education building on University Drive.
In Grand Bahama, parents
and guardians are advised that distribution of vouchers will continue
at the respective schools by security officers on Monday 30 and Tuesday
31 March from 9am to 3:00pm...
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs refers to the press release of the
Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD), regarding the Government’s
decision to close the borders of The Bahamas, to all incoming
passengers, effective 27 March. Planes can come empty to pick up
passengers and leave.
It is realized that this is likely to
result in the dislocation of Bahamian nationals and residents who are
abroad and seeking to return home...
Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis said Bahamians must be
prepared to fight an economic war once the war on COVID-19 is behind the
To date, there are 10 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in The
Bahamas – nine confirmed in New Providence and one confirmed in Grand
The Prime Minister was speaking today during a brief
visit to the Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) at the Ministry of Health
to personally thank health professionals working to coordinate the
response to COVID-19 in The Bahamas...
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to advise the general public that
if you have family members abroad who are Bahamian nationals in
distress or seeking to return to The Bahamas, you should make direct
contact with the nearest Bahamas Embassy, High Commission, Consulate
General or Honorary Consulate.
A complete list of these offices can be found on the Ministry’s website mofa.gov.bs...
With over 1,000 of its courses for Spring 2020 currently being taught
online, University of The Bahamas (UB) was forced to kick its remote
education into high gear after the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed
in The Bahamas in March 2020.
Although the full transition to
remote operations, including administrative duties, happened one day
after the dreaded announcement, the institution is still trying to
navigate the challenges of an online versus a face-to-face learning
Luxury sportswear is the top fashion story for spring and summer and
what better way to step up your style game while still emphasizing your
toned bodies and athletic lifestyle? After all, who wants to be wrapped
up in long sleeve tees and sweatpants once the warmer weather arrives?
Trade those joggers for a pair of hot pants to show off your sleek legs
or pull on a crochet dress that covers just enough to leave a bit of
In past seasons, luxury fashion’s take on
sportswear leaned heavily towards ‘sports luxe’, offering designer
sneakers and sweatpants. This spring, however, European luxury fashion
designers have begun moving away from the casual athletic look and
toward a more polished style.
As summer days approach, consider refreshing your wardrobe with colours,
cuts and styles that transform your current look into a more
fashionable elegant one...
The United Workers Party National Women’s Arm wishes to recognize the
women of this nation for their unrelenting acts of service geared
towards minimizing the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We
commend the strong leadership of Senator The Honourable Mary Isaac, and
applaud her team of professionals, who continue to demonstrate a high
level of competence in addressing this pandemic. The Ministry’s
communications unit has done an excellent job keeping the general public
abreast with timely information as this unfortunate situation continues
Prior to school closures, a fifth grade class at Stephen Dillet
Primary School was equipped and better able to safeguard themselves, and
their families, against the spread of COVID-19. The 28 students also
received droves of much needed reading books, folders, and craft
The CIBC FirstCaribbean International
Wealth Management team, during a visit to the class, shared a story on
coronavirus precautionary measures; supplied the classroom with
coronavirus preparedness posters...