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Commonwealth Secretary General calls on Minister Jeffrey Lloyd - Sep 4, 2021 - 3:16:59 PM

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.

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Minister for Grand Bahama: Remembering the Victims and Survivors of Hurricane Dorian - Sep 2, 2021 - 3:05:43 PM

“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.

His 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 those islands...

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Government committed to long-term reconstruction of Abaco and Grand Bahama - Sep 2, 2021 - 11:00:07 AM

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.

“Together, hand in hand, we will continue to strengthen our resources in our quest to build back better,” he said on Wednesday, September 1, 2021...

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Government launches Preliminary Stage of Bidding Process on Bahamas Airports Public Private Partnership Program - Sep 2, 2021 - 10:29:57 AM

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...


University of The Bahamas: Remote operations and revised COVID-19 policies - Sep 2, 2021 - 9:33:20 AM

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...

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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Seafood Friday will end Friday September 10th - Sep 2, 2021 - 9:24:48 AM

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.

For more info call 373-1333...

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Walter Wells paid a courtesy call on the Governor General - Sep 1, 2021 - 12:04:13 PM

Governor General His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Cornelius A. Smith (right) made a presentation to Walter Wells during a courtesy call today at the Office of the Governor General. 

(BIS Photos/Patrick Hanna)...


COVID-19 creates an opportunity for creativity to bloom - Sep 1, 2021 - 11:00:42 AM

“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.

“2020 was unbelievably difficult, and as we are nine months into 2021, it remains frightening for so many people. In the midst of this...


Building better relationships through communication and listening emphasized at Character Day workshops - Sep 1, 2021 - 10:39:58 AM

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 goals...

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Captains Valerie Talbot and Eric Larson inducted as Bahamas Flying Ambassadors - Sep 1, 2021 - 9:00:30 AM

Captains Valerie Talbot and Eric Larson of Delray Beach, Florida have officially been inducted as Flying Ambassadors for The Islands of The Bahamas.  

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)...

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Sir Godfrey Kelly paid a courtesy call on the Governor General - Aug 31, 2021 - 7:05:08 PM

Sir Godfrey Kelly (left) and Lady Kelly paid a courtesy call on Governor General His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Cornelius A. Smith at the Office of the Governor General on Monday, August 30, 2021. 

(BIS Photo/Patrick Hanna)...

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Ministry of Education announces National Exams results - Aug 31, 2021 - 9:05:50 AM

The Ministry of Education (MOE) announced the results of the 2021 National Examinations at a press conference Monday, August 30, 2021.

The 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...

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Patients Asked to Bring COVID-19 Results When Presenting at PMH Emergency Department - Aug 30, 2021 - 2:37:21 PM

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 Department...


Two Bahamian Students Join Lewis Scholarship Foundation Recipients At UCF - Aug 30, 2021 - 1:07:06 PM

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..

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Ministry of Tourism & Aviation - September 2021 New Developments - Aug 30, 2021 - 9:20:31 AM

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

UNEXSO Announces New Glass Bottom Boating Experience to Shark Junction...

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Endless Mimosas Sunday Brunch - Aug 28, 2021 - 7:40:18 PM

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!

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Nation Bids Farewell to A.D. Hanna – Statesman, Nation Builder and Patriot - Aug 27, 2021 - 9:30:13 AM

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...

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Senator the Hon. Kwasi Thompson on Breach of Pre-election Fiscal Update Law - Aug 27, 2021 - 9:05:54 AM

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 duties...

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Parliamentary Registration Department Advance Poll Call Centre - Aug 26, 2021 - 3:23:04 PM

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.

Voters eligible for the advance poll are reminded that application closes at 11:59 pm, Eastern Standard Time on August 27th for Overseas Voters...


TDC Pushes More WTTC Safe Travels sign-ups - Aug 26, 2021 - 1:02:20 PM

Tourism Development Corporation (TDC) officials are urging tourism-related enterprises to obtain the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Safe Travels Stamp.

Late last year, the WTTC recognized The Bahamas as a “Safe Travels” destination for having met its health and safety standards and protocols...

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