Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Her Excellency Patricia Scotland,
QC, made a courtesy call on Minister of Education the Hon. Jeffrey
Lloyd, on Friday, September 3, 2021. The Secretary General is visiting
The Bahamas, August 30 to September 11, and attending the Commonwealth
Lawyers Association Conference taking place here.
“Today, we remember. Today, we remember the victims of Hurricane
Dorian and we remember the family members of those victims; we remember
the survivors of Hurricane Dorian,” said Minister of State for Finance
and for Grand Bahama, Senator the Hon. Kwasi Thompson.
remarks came during a press conference in the Office of the Prime
Minister on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. The day marked the second year
of remembrance of the devastation that took place in Abaco and Grand
Bahama when the strongest hurricane in Caribbean history passed through
Minister of Foreign Affairs the Hon. Darren Henfield reiterated the
commitment of the Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas to the
long-term reconstruction of Abaco, the Abaco Cays and Grand Bahama.
hand in hand, we will continue to strengthen our resources in our quest
to build back better,” he said on Wednesday, September 1, 2021...
The Government of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas intends to issue a
Request for Pre-qualifications (RFpQ) for The Bahamas Airports PPP
Program and invites interested private sector parties to submit their
qualifications for consideration.
The Government is focused on the development of sustainable and resilient airport infrastructure within Grand Bahama...
In order to remain compliant with national emergency health regulations
and protect the health and welfare of the University community, our
COVID-19 response policies and protocols are being continually updated
and must be strictly enforced. Please be advised of the latest measures
regarding emergency remote operations and vaccinations...
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Seafood Friday will end Friday September
10th. If you haven't had the chance to experience Grand Bahama's most
popular Oceanside Seafood dinner event at our fabulous Portobello's
Restaurant, be certain to catch it before the season ends.
“What can you do when caught in a situation you cannot control?,” this
is the question Flo Miller, author, Bahamian fashion icon and
entrepreneur asked herself during the tumultuous year of 2020 when the
global pandemic forced the entire world to stop.
unbelievably difficult, and as we are nine months into 2021, it remains
frightening for so many people. In the midst of this...
Focus on how to build and promote good character through events and
activities took place at the recent online Character Day Bahamas
workshops held over 2 days in August. More than 130 people from the
education and guidance counsellor professions, government sector, youth
organizations, including corporate leaders and administrators
participated. A national Character Day will take place on October 20,
2021, to celebrate and showcase programs that will be reflective of its
Captains Valerie Talbot and Eric Larson of Delray Beach, Florida have
officially been inducted as Flying Ambassadors for The Islands of The
The historic induction ceremony, complete with an
airplane water salute, issuance of certificates, credentials and Bahamas
branded gift items, was conducted on August 25, 2021 by executives of
the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation (BMOTA)...
The Ministry of Education (MOE) announced the results of the 2021
National Examinations at a press conference Monday, August 30, 2021.
Hon. Jeffrey Lloyd, Minister of Education headlined the list of
ministry officials who participated in the virtual event, which was
broadcast live on television. Lorraine Armbrister, Permanent Secretary;
Dr. Marcellus Taylor, Director; Serethea Clarke, Under Secretary and
Evelyn Sawyer, Assistant Director, also participated...
The Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) Emergency Department advises
the public that persons presenting to the Emergency Department who have
had a PCR or Rapid Antigen test within 72hours should bring a copy of
their test results when seeking Emergency care. This will expedite the
triage process for emergency care and subsequent treatment within the
An aspiring businesswoman and a future attorney are the latest Lewis
Scholarship recipients seeking higher education at the University of
Central Florida (UCF). The Foundation announced awardees Lauren King and
Nacoyas Williams as part of the second cohort of students to receive
the full ride scholarship. They join 8 Bahamian students currently
studying in Orlando, Fl.
Lauren King will enter the UCF as a freshman pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies. Born in Grand Bahama..
Escape to the turquoise waters of The Bahamas to explore ultimate
island seclusion and marvel at the natural wonders beneath the surface.
With new adventure-seeking excursions, renovated amenities and hot
deals, travellers looking to book their next vacation are in for an
unforgettable experience. NEWS
Announces New Glass Bottom Boating Experience to Shark Junction...
Freeport Grand Bahama Island -
Sundays at Portobellos Oceanside Restaurant, Lighthouse Pointe at Grand Lucayan has become the new standard for discerning Bahamians who love affordable upscale dining with impeccable customer service, entertainment and delicious meals. From Noon to 4pm the highly touted Portobello's Endless Mimosas Family style Buffet at-your-table Sunday Brunch can't be beat. You'll also enjoy smooth live jazz music by Methise Rigby. See menu in this post. For reservations call 373-1333. The friendly staff at Lighthouse Pointe can't wait to serve you!
In pomp and ceremony, the nation bid farewell to the Most Hon. Arthur
Dion Hanna, who was honoured as a nation builder, man for all seasons,
and a man of courage.
The former Governor General, Deputy Prime
Minister, Cabinet Minister and Parliamentarian was laid to rest at
Matthew’s Anglican Church Cemetery following a two-hour State Funeral at
Christ Church Cathedral, George Street, Thursday, August 26, 2021...
The Ministry of Finance is preparing and finalizing the
Pre-Election and Fiscal Update for publication online tomorrow, August
27th 2021, in keeping with the legal requirements of the Fiscal
Responsibility Act, 2018.
The Fiscal Council
is responsible solely for the preparation and publication of its
reports. A cursory review of the Fiscal Responsibility Act will confirm
their independence from the political directorate in respect of their
The Parliamentary Registration Department advises the public that
the Parliamentary Registration Department's Advance Poll Call Centre may
be contacted at 362-3888\ or 601-3001. The Toll-Free numbers are
1-242-300-5718 or 1-242-300-2265.
for the advance poll are reminded that application closes at 11:59 pm,
Eastern Standard Time on August 27th for Overseas Voters...