Al Jazeera reports on Baha Mar and Bahamas - China relations
- Oct 9, 2015 - 12:07:07 PM
NASSAU, Bahamas — Missing two grand opening deadlines isn’t something
that any large venture hopes to experience, but that’s exactly what has
happened to Baha Mar.
Touted as China’s largest commercial real estate project in the
Western Hemisphere, Baha Mar, a $3.5 billion Bahamian resort complex, has floundered
this year, causing the most serious economic damage the small island
country has seen since the global financial crisis. The resort is
predicted to contribute 12 percent to the country’s gross domestic
product, but its failure to materialize has at least in part led
Standard & Poor’s to downgrade the country’s sovereign credit rating...
Royal Navy evacuates residents from Crooked Island
- Oct 8, 2015 - 11:17:04 PM
On Monday evening, Bahamas Police Commissioner, Elison Greenslade's twitter account showed photos coming out of Pitt Town Point, Crooked Island.
He's reported that the British Royal Navy was evacuating residents from the Hurricane Joaquin devastated island to Nassau.
NEMA Update: Bahamas Islands affected by Hurricane Joaquin
- Oct 2, 2015 - 9:17:04 PM
NASSAU, The Bahamas -- The following is the latest assessment,
as of 8:30 p.m. EDT, on October 2, 2105, provided by the National Emergency Management Agency,
in co-ordination with local government officials from islands affected by
Cay, it is reported that 32 persons were seeking shelter in the clinic, and
they are anticipating an increase in that number. At the time of the report, the island was
said to be experiencing heavy rains with limited visibility, winds estimated at 90-100 mph, and heavy
flooding. Trees were down, roads
impassable, lines and poles were down, dock reportedly destroyed, airport
flooded and personal homes were beginning to cave in. There was no electricity.
The Bahamas Weekly Twitter hacked by group purporting to be 'The Muslim Electronic Army'
- Oct 2, 2015 - 6:40:03 PM
A group purporting to be the 'Muslim Electronic Army' hacked The Bahamas
Weekly's Twitter Page @Bahamasweekly earlier this week which, over the
past 6 years garnered 6,827 followers. We received an email from Twitter
notifying us that the password for @Bahamasweekly had been changed
approximately 15 hours prior to us noticing what had happened.
By the time we got to check our Twitter page we saw this daunting image with the text;
Hacked By Shin0bi H4x0r - J0keroo - 1337 - Th1nkTw1c3 The Bahamas Weekly Has Been Stamped By Muslim Electronic Army...
The Bahamas Weekly apologizes for server glitch
- Aug 8, 2015 - 9:13:41 AM
Between July 6th and 7th, The Bahamas
Weekly News Team issued an alert from one of our new servers. While our development team had run countless tests over the past several months to ensure that the server was good to go, unanticipated results
ensued with negative consequences. We take this time to apologize to
those who were on the receiving end of this malaise due to a server
loop. Technology is not always perfect and we have taken remedial steps
at avoid a recurrence.
We would love to hear from you as well. Please email info@TheBahamasWeekly.com
so that we can communicate with you directly or message us through our Facebook page
(Video) Bahamas opens Sports Legend Walk of Fame
- Jul 31, 2015 - 6:22:55 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - After last week's naming of Mychal Thompson Blvd
, with NBA champion and his son Klay Thompson in attendance, the official grand
opening of the Sports Legend Walk of Fame also took place.
Twenty-eight permanent hand drawn portrait monuments
created by internationally acclaimed 'Celebrity Artist'
Jamaal Rolle were unveiled and these artworks have immortalized the many
great sports legends of the Bahamas from the last decade and beyond.
Minister of Tourism Obie Wilchcombe spoke highly of the installation...
Last wild horse of Abaco dies
- Jul 31, 2015 - 12:22:22 PM
Many have been following the plight of the wild horses of Abaco over the years, and it is with sadness we report that the last horse, Nunki
passed away on July 23rd.
is with the heaviest of hearts that we have to tell you, our faithful
fans and followers, of Nunkis passing on July 23rd. Nunki was over 20
years old, which is quite remarkable for her. She passed peacefully and
painlessly in the loving arms of her caretaker and friend of over 20
years Milanne Rehor (Mimi) and with friends Avener and Dr Bailey at her
side. Her over stressed liver finally gave up..."
The Bahamas Weekly's 'Sound of Savings' Promotion!
- Jul 5, 2015 - 10:42:53 AM
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(Video) Bahamas' Alicia Wallace meets the Queen and recieves Young Leaders Award
- Jun 26, 2015 - 3:36:38 PM
Majesty The Queen presented the inaugural Queen’s Young Leaders Awards
on Monday 22nd June during a ceremony at Buckingham Palace, and Bahamian
Alicia Wallace was one of the inaugural 60 recipients of the award.
The Queen's Young Leaders Award recognizes exceptional young people from
across the Commonwealth who are taking the lead in transforming the
lives of others and make a lasting difference in their communities.
week has been inspiring and thought-provoking!" said 29-year-old
Wallace who lives in Nassau. "The highlights for me were the meeting
with the other winners, learning about their projects, and sharing
ideas. I'm confident that our work will be strengthened by the
connections we have made, both with each other and the other people we
have had the pleasure to meet through visits and networking events..."
Bahamas ambulance prom entrance goes viral
- Jun 19, 2015 - 1:21:05 PM
An Abaco, Bahamas prom entrance last weekend made by high
school senior Ashvonn Russell, who arrived in an ambulance has gone
viral on social media and is being featured in the prominent online
. It was also picked up by the women's magazine,
. The photos hit the internet after being posted by @CaptainPajamas on Twitter on June 14th.
arrived in the ambulance, whereupon the back doors were opened and she
comes out laying on the stretcher in attire and makeup for her prom. Her
date, Johnny Auguste kisses her on the cheek in the style of Prince
Charming in Sleeping Beauty, and she awakes and they enter the dance...
Bahamian legend, Johnny Kemp passes suddenly at age 55
- Apr 17, 2015 - 6:50:33 PM
are saddened to learn of the sudden passing of Bahamian music legend,
Johnny Kemp. He died on April 16th. He was 55. Details on the cause of
death are yet to be confirmed.
Born August 2, 1959, Kemp Johnny Kemp began
singing in nightclubs in the Bahamas at the age of 13. He moved to New
York in 1979 with the band "Kinky Fox." His self-titled debut album came
out in 1986 and he scored a minor hit with "Just Another Lover."
Kemp is likely most known for "Just Got Paid" an "all-star finale" on
Keith Sweat's 2007 DVD Sweat Hotel Live, recorded at a February 2006...
The Bahamian Flag Makes it to the Top of the World
- Apr 17, 2015 - 1:31:20 PM
Bahamians Mark Roberts
and Shaune Adderley have made it to the North Pole, braving ice and
snow, while attempting one of the top twenty toughest challenges in the
"We'll be skiing 12 hours a day on the ice to make the
120 mile journey to get to the north pole. The average temperature will
range from - 20 on a warm day, to - 40 to be the average, and we could
encounter a - 80 with wind chills," said Roberts.
Adderley had never seen snow before the journey and the trip will be a big change from Bahamian temperatures of 80 degrees...
Bahamas Sales Position Open for Online News Publication
- Dec 27, 2013 - 12:55:17 PM
The Bahamas Weekly is
expanding our sales team and is seeking self-led and driven
individuals who have a broad understanding of the benefits of online
marketing to enhance our sales force in The Bahamas.
Persons in New Providence, Grand Bahama, and Abaco Islands preferred,
but anyone with reliable internet and telephone may apply.
We also provide online design/print/web and marketing services for our
clients. We specialize in online marketing campaigns. We are expanding
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Intern Positions Available with The Bahamas Weekly
- Aug 1, 2012 - 6:32:18 PM
The Bahamas Weekly is looking for a few smart, aggressive and savvy
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Interested individuals must either be
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communications, marketing or graphic and web designs; and have a fair
concept of their particular field of interest, be computer proficient,
own a computer, have access to the internet, be proficient at Social
Media, and be responsible and dedicated with the zest to
learn and grow...
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- Dec 27, 2011 - 6:55:07 AM
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- Nov 25, 2011 - 12:42:12 PM
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Artists, Singers, Musicians - Be Featured on TheBahamasWeekly.com
- Sep 18, 2011 - 11:40:20 PM
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Attention all Artists, Authors, Singers, Musicians, and Agents:
From time to time, and in support of Bahamian artists and authors, The Bahamas Weekly will select an individual or group to be featured on our website. This is up to our discretion, and does not include any sales information. Artists/Authors/Musicians are encouraged to submit their text information in a Word Document format. Submit images in original high resolution .Jpeg format (72 dpi, 600 x 800 pixels)...
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- Dec 24, 2015 - 5:00:36 PM
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Bahamian to Perform at Carnegie Hall
- Nov 27, 2015 - 12:49:08 PM
Nassau, The Bahamas -- Bahamian Dion Cunningham, born and raised in
Nassau, will most likely be the first Bahamian musician to perform on
stage at New York City’s Carnegie Hall when he appears this weekend as
part of the Winner’s Recital for the 2015 American Protégé International
Piano and Strings Competition.
Dion placed second in this very
prestigious competition, which was open to school students and adults of
all nationalities and countries.
Dion began his musical studies
studying piano with Mrs. Dawn Sands. After High School he attended
Macalester College in St. Paul, MN where he...
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- Nov 4, 2015 - 4:13:53 PM
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