Join Uppercut 242 as we Celebrate the month of Love with our Love &
Happiness Dinner (Yes, Al Green)Concert party at Taino By the Sea
Restaurant on Saturday February 29th! This is the ultimate Grand Bahama
Wine & Dine event featuring a decadent menu along with refreshing
cocktails by the ocean plus the hot Live Sounds of Uppercut 242 in
I wish all Saint Lucians everywhere a Happy Independence Day and trust that as many as possible will join in the celebrations.
year’s anniversary activities were truly amazing and I once again say a
big thank you to all who were involved in the execution of the
programme for the 40th and of course for this, our 41st anniversary.
have now completed our first four decades as an independent country. It
has been another milestone along the journey but it is also a fitting
point to see how far we have come...
The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS)
received on Thursday, February 20, a delegation from the Government of
the Dominican Republic to evaluate the best course of action regarding
the suspension of municipal elections last Sunday. The General
Secretariat expressed its firm will to collaborate in the search for
solutions to the problems that took place...
Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, the Hon. Carl Bethel led
a Bahamian delegation to represent The Bahamas at the Financial Action
Task Force (FATF) Plenary session in Paris this week, during which he
addressed the task force.
The FATF has made the initial
determination that The Bahamas has substantially completed its action
plan, and merits an on-site assessment to verify strengthening of the
effectiveness of its AML/CFT regime...
BREEF’s “Resilient Blue Bahamas” programme is inspiring young people to
get involved with building back a more resilient Bahamas. Starting on
11th February, BREEF delivered a curriculum-based educational model to
nearly 500 students from Hugh Campbell Primary School, Bishop Michael
Eldon School, Mary Star of the Sea Academy, Lucaya International School
and Freeport Gospel Chapel School. The presentation and activities were
designed to increase students’ awareness of climate change and the role
that coral reefs and mangrove wetlands play in safeguarding our islands
A Public Treasury Seminar for Accounting Officers was held February 21,
2020 entitled "Enhancing Accounting Controls 2020" at the Paul
Farquharson Centre, Police Headquarters with facilitators Mary Mitchell,
treasurer; Khristi Ferguson, deputy director, Financial Intelligence
Unit; and Kevin Archer, deputy director of Internal Audit.
The advisory committee for National Honours announced, Thursday,
February 20 during a press conference at Cabinet Office that it is
inviting the general public to nominate persons fit to be conferred with
an award under the National Honors Act 2016 and Regulations
thereunder. Committee chairman Mark Humes (seated second from left)
said among the established Societies of Honour under Section 5 of the
Act are the Order of National Hero; the Order of The Bahamas; the Order
of Merit; the Order of Excellence and the Order of the Lignum Vitae...
When a student displaced by Hurricane Dorian asked Allied Supply general
manager Kwame Selver for “a couple dollars” to buy food, little could
the twelfth grader imagine he would land a job for himself and three
“I thought, ‘I could give him some cash to get
something to eat or I could give him some good money, something more
substantial than a plate of food – the opportunity to work for us,’”
said Mr Selver who operates the plumbing, electrical and hardware supply
store on Carmichael Road...
The UK’s Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) Unit Specialists returned
to The Bahamas this week to carry out a three-day training session with
the Royal Bahamas Police Force and officials from across the health and
law enforcement community.
The UK police team, who responded to
The Bahamas request for assistance in the aftermath of hurricane Dorian,
trained more than 30 officials in victim identification techniques.
This included action to collect and log evidence...