Prime Minister, Dr. the Most Hon. Hubert Minnis will travel to Brussels,
Belgium, on Monday morning to hold bilateral talks with high-ranking
officials of the European Commission.
Discussions will focus on
matters relating to the fulfillment by The Bahamas of its commitments to
the EU, and how those commitments will be implemented by the financial
services sector of The Bahamas...
Officials at the Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD) are seeking
proponents to design, finance, construct and operate an on-site hotel at
Lynden Pindling International Airport. On Monday, January 21, the
company will issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) document outlining
details required to bid on the proposed airport hotel project. Final
proposal submissions will be due on Friday, May 24, 2019.
anticipates bids from a range of capable proponents and encourages
interested parties to consider forming teams to respond to the
opportunity. Respondent teams may be assembled in a variety of ways,
including through contracts, partnerships or joint ventures...
Police in Grand Bahama need your assistance in finding the person(s)
responsible for a shooting incident that has left a male dead.
are that on Sunday 13th January 2019, shortly after 12am, police were
alerted to gunshots being fired in the area of East Atlantic Drive.
Officers quickly responded and upon arrival discovered the lifeless body
of a male, who was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police are appealing to the public for any information that can assist with this
to give them a call at the Central Detective Unit at telephone numbers
350-3107 thru 12, 911/919 or call your nearest police station.
An adult male was taken into custody following the seizure of a
quantity of dangerous drugs and an illegal firearm, Friday, 11th
According to reports, around
12:30pm, South Central Division Officers, acting on information, while
at Lexington Avenue off Wulff Road, conducted a search of a male and
recovered a quantity of suspected marijuana and a 9 millimeter pistol...
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - Sundays are the perfect times to enjoy the outside ocean breezes at Portobellos while you dine on a sumptuous brunch with champagne and listen to live music.
12 noon - 4 pm
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About Grand Lucayan, Bahamas
Situated on the sparkling coastline of Grand Bahama Island, Lighthouse Pointe at Grand Lucayan overlooks a 7.5-acre white-sand beach and sprawling acres of pristine property, mere feet from the calming waters of the Atlantic. The resort is home to an 18-hole championship golf course ‘The Reef Course’, 90,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor spaces fit for any ‘I-do’ or meeting, two serene swimming pools, tennis...
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. paid a Joint Courtesy Call on Prime
Minister, Dr. the Most Hon. Hubert A. Minnis and Deputy Prime Minister
and Minister of Finance, the Hon. Peter Turnquest, January 9, 2019 at
the Office of the Prime Minister. Present were: Valerie Hollingsworth
Baker, International Grand President; Shernette Morrison, National
Michelle Porter Norman, Executive Board Chair;
Margaret Rolle, President, Theta Epsilon Zeta (TEZ) Chapter, Nassau;
Christie Cargill, International Director Counterpart Bahamas;
Christopher Saunders, State Director, Phi Beta Sigma; Derek Smith,
President, Bahamas National Pan Hellenic Council; Esmond Johnson...
Members of the Judiciary were told by Rev. Canon Norman Lightbourne,
Rector of Pro-Cathedral of Christ the King on Friday, January 11, that
until there is repair to the family and the home structure, problems
will remain in Bahamian society.
Canon Lightbourne was addressing the religious service to mark the Opening of the 2019 Legal Year Northern Region.
Chief Justice, the Hon. Madam Justice Vera Watkins; President of the
Court of Appeal, Sir Hartman Longley; Attorney-General and Minister of
Legal Affairs, Senator the Hon. Carl Bethel, QC...
Board Members of the Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) paid a courtesy
call on the Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and
Immigration, the Hon. Brent Symonette, January 7, 2019 at the Ministry,
and made a plaque presentation to the Minister to commemorate the
event. Minister Symonette is pictured, centre, accepting plaque from
BMA Board Chair Denise Lewis-Johnson; at centre right is BMA Deputy
Chair Peter John Goulandris...
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. K. Peter
Turnquest reflected on the changes made by the Finance Ministry in 2018,
as well as those on the horizon, during a Leadership Symposium hosted
by the Public Treasury Department for Accounting Heads and Finance &
“I am thinking of Fiscal Responsibility
Legislation, in particular. The Fiscal Responsibly Act, 2018, is a great
metaphor for the changes because it stands for a new era of
transparency, accountability, inclusivity, stability and forward
planning,” DPM Turnquest said at the British Colonial Hilton, Friday,
January 11, 2019....
Majority Rule Day was observed in Grand Bahama on January 10, 2019 with
an Ecumenical Service at Pro-Cathedral of Christ the King, attended by
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Hon. K. Peter
Turnquest, Minister of State for Grand Bahama, Senator the Hon. Kwasi
Thompson, other Parliamentarians, and religious leaders.
attendance were a number of Grand Bahamians who have been honored for
the role they played in helping to bring about Majority Rule for The
Bahamas in 1967, including Maurice Moore and C. A. Smith...
It has been four weeks since the Nassau Night Market launched on
December 15th and the street festival that brings together vendors,
artisans, artists, and entertainers from across the island to downtown
Nassau every Saturday night is impacting lives while as it works to
rejuvenate the Downtown nightlife.
When Nassau Night Market
founder Brandon Kemp first launched this event, he foresaw the value
that it could bring tourists and Bahamians looking for something to do
downtown. But he underestimated what the Nassau Night Market meant for
the local vendors who participate in the event...
A 12 year-old Bahamian students has become the youngest artist and the
first Bahamian to participate in the RAW project which coincides with
Art Basel in Miami, Florida Every year.
Sean Austin was proud of his painting of Prime Minister Dr. Hubert
Minnis shaking cowbells and rushing in a Junkanoo parade. His teacher,
Cicely Bodie, was proud of him too, and created opportunities for him to
show off his work of art, including meeting the Prime Minister himself.
Last summer, Ms. Bodie took Sean to the the launch of the Craftsman’s
Police on New Providence are investigating a shooting incident which has left one man dead, Thursday, 10th January, 2019.
to reports, shortly after 11:00pm, Police responded to Willow Tree
Avenue, Pinewood Gardens, after receiving reports of a male being shot.
Officers discovered the man with injuries to his body. Paramedics were
called to the scene...
Fifty-five (55) Haitian migrants were charged before the courts after
they were apprehended in waters off of Marsh Harbour during a joint
operation by the Royal Bahamas Police Force, Immigration and Defence
Force Officials last Thursday.
The migrants (45 males, 10
females), all pleaded guilty to illegal landing before Magistrate Cara
Turnquest on Monday. They are expected to be deported as soon as
Some of the migrants were apprehended aboard a
conventional sailing yacht near the entrance of Man O War Cay, Marsh
Bahamians from across the political spectrum attended an Ecumenical
Service in Observance of Majority Rule Day held Thursday, January 10,
2019 at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral on West Street.
attendees were Governor General, Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame
Marguerite Pindling; Prime Minister, Dr. the Most Hon. Hubert A. Minnis;
Leader of Her Majesty‘s Loyal Opposition, the Hon. Philip Davis; Sir
Arthur Foulkes, former Governor General; former Prime Ministers, the
Hon. Hubert Ingraham and the Hon. Perry Christie; Cabinet Ministers,
Senators, Members of Parliament...
Prime Minister Honourable Allen Michael Chastanet will deliver his New
Year’s Address to the Nation on Sunday 13th January 2019 at 8:00 p.m.
Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Economic Growth, Job Creation
and External Affairs will speak on the state of the nation and on
varying issues, including security and justice, health care and
investments for 2019 and beyond.
The Address will be carried simultaneously by local television stations at 8:00 p.m...
Police investigates stabbing incidents: Police
are investigating a stabbing incident, Thursday, 10th January, 2019
which has left a 22 year old female detained in hospital. According
to reports, shortly after 1:00am, a group of women were at a residence
on Malcolm Road, when they got into an altercation, resulting in one of
the women being stabbed to the body...
2 males in custody following a large drug bust on new providence: Police on the island of New Providence have seized more than 1,200
pounds of suspected marijuana in two separate incidents. Wednesday,
January 9, 2019 and have taken two men into custody...
Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin H. Dames, said, on January
6, 2019, that, despite the accomplishments that the Royal Bahamas
Police Force officers may have had over the previous year, the nation
was still faced with an unacceptable level of crime and fear of crime.
Government understands that we cannot simply ‘arrest’ our way of this
issue,” Minister Dames said, during the RBPF Annual Church Service, held
at Annex Baptist Cathedral, Wulff and Pinedale Roads...
Freeport, Grand Bahama
Island - Initially offered at $4.5 Million,
the largest commercial property in the epicenter of Freeport, Grand
Bahama Island known as the Circle Mall, has undergone a large $900k price
reduction to $3.6 million. The website CircleMallFpo.com
provides extensive data together with large high resolution photos and
video on the opportunity. Circlemallfpo.com
also reveals the vast potential of this large commercial property that
sits on 4.5 acres of prime real estate.
acclaim-that Freeport remains a buyer's market but note that with the
new projects on tap for Grand Bahama Island, that a shift is soon to
come. The main attributes of this large investment property that make it
ripe for the picking' are...