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NASA Administrator Names Director for Ohio Center
- Jan 24, 2020 - 9:52:28 AM
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has named Marla Pérez-Davis director
of the agency’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, effective
immediately. Pérez-Davis has been serving as the acting director of
Glenn since Oct. 1, 2019.
I appreciate both the scope of
responsibility Marla has taken on and the estimable abilities she brings
to the table as a longtime member of the Ohio community,” said NASA
Administrator Jim Bridenstine. “I look forward to working with her in
her new position as we move forward to achieving NASA’s, and the
nation’s, ambitious Moon to Mars exploration goals....
Commonwealth Secretary-General tells The Hague there can be no lasting peace without justice
- Jan 24, 2020 - 8:30:13 AM
Lasting peace and the prosperity that comes with it cannot be achieved
without justice, the Commonwealth Secretary-General has declared, during
a keynote speech in the Hague.
Patricia Scotland was addressing
the International Criminal Court (ICC) as guest of honour for the
opening of the new judicial year.
The distinguished lawyer and
former Attorney General in the United Kingdom explained how a fair
justice system is an indispensable precondition for democracy...
The Governor General Addressed 59th West Indies Baptist Fellowship Conference
- Jan 23, 2020 - 4:15:25 PM
Governor General His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith was the
keynote speaker at the 59th West Indies Baptist Fellowship Conference
Opening Ceremony, January 20, at Melia Nassau Beach resort. Minister of
Social Services and Urban Development the Hon. Frankie Campbell gave
welcome remarks. The Governor General and Minister Campbell were
presented Bibles from Dr. David Adams, Host Pastor, New Testament
(BIS Photos/Patrick Hanna)...
The Governor General Welcomes 'Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year' Foundation Board of Directors
- Jan 23, 2020 - 4:00:31 PM
The chairman and members of the Board of Directors of the 'Bahamas
Primary School Student of the Year' Foundation paid a courtesy call upon
the Governor General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith
at Government House, January 23, 2020. Pictured seated from left: Cyndi
Williams Rahming - Chairman Emerita; Vandyke Pratt - Chairman; H.E.
Cornelius A. Smith; Ricardo P. Deveaux - President & CEO; and CC
Lafleur - Vice-President of Programs. Standing from left: Myra Mitchell
- Vice-President Emerita; Valerie Dean - Vice-President Emerita...
Guyana Assumes Chair of the OAS Inter-American Council for Integral Development
- Jan 23, 2020 - 4:00:11 PM
Guyana today assumed the Chair of the Inter-American Council for
Integral Development (CIDl) of the Organization of American States (OAS)
for the first half of 2020, at a ceremony held at the headquarters of
the hemispheric institution in Washington, DC.
Representative of Guyana, Riyad Insanally, said he will seek to build
consensus among member states on the development policies of the
Organization. “I believe we have an excellent opportunity to advance the
work program of CIDI, through dialogue and consensus building...
Jared Wolfe Wins the Bahamas Great Abaco Classic at Baha Mar
- Jan 23, 2020 - 3:38:38 PM
Jared Wolfe won the Bahamas Great Abaco Classic at Baha Mar on
Wednesday. Pictured at the trophy presentation -- Eldece Clarke,
Ministry of Tourism and Aviation Sports Manager; Jared Wolfe, winner of
Korn Ferry Tour's Bahamas Great Abaco Classic; and the Hon. Dionisio
D'Aguilar, Minister of Tourism and Aviation.
(BIS Photo/Kemuel Stubbs)...
Technical Cooperation Agreement to Unlock $1.3 Million in Resources for Small Businesses, Signed with the IDB
- Jan 23, 2020 - 3:31:34 PM
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. K. Peter
Turnquest said one of the best parts of his job is having the ability to
direct resources to aspiring Bahamian entrepreneurs to help them fulfil
their creative dreams.
“So today is a special day. We are
signing a technical cooperation agreement that will unlock $1.3 million
in resources from the Inter-American Development Bank system to expand
the work and reach of the Small Business Development Centre (SBDC),” DPM
Turnquest explained during the assignment ceremony at the IDB’s Bahamas
Office, Wednesday, January 22, 2020...
Record Breaking Numbers Minister Press Conference Talking Points
- Jan 23, 2020 - 3:23:56 PM
Remarks by Minister of Tourism & Aviation, the Hon. Dionisio D’Aguilar
At Press Conference, January 23, 2020, at Baha Mar:
it is with great pride we report that The Islands of The Bahamas has
exceeded a record-breaking seven million visitors in 2019 – our
strongest tourism numbers in history. This is a tremendous
accomplishment, particularly in light of the challenging year we, as a
country just endured...
French influencers visit Grand Bahama on successful familiarization trip
- Jan 23, 2020 - 12:10:19 PM
The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation (BMOTA) hosted a group of
French influencers on a three-day familiarization tour of Grand Bahama
over the weekend.
BMOTA considers France an important market for
tourism as some 21,000 stopover visitors arrive in The Bahamas from
France each year. With Grand Bahama averaging 3,000 of these visitors
annually, tourism officials saw the familiarization trip as a golden
opportunity to dispel misconceptions and increase interest for the