Supporting regional trade is central to the work of the Caribbean Export
Development Agency (Caribbean Export). Caribbean Export in
collaboration with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale
Zusammenarbeit GmbH or GIZ in short, supported the participation of four
CARIFORUM companies to exhibit at the recently held Jamaica
International Exhibition (JIE) at the Montego Bay Convention Centre from
May 30 to June 1, 2019.
“Participation in the JIE enabled us to
gain meaningful feedback on our new product line and promote our
existing teas with various key players in the Jamaican market...
At the invitation of Rotary International (R.I.) President Barry Rassin,
Celebrity Artist and Rotarian, Jamaal Rolle was asked to paint two “End
Polio Now” creations at 10 minutes each before a live audience. The
artist added a surprise twist by creating his work of art, upside-down
to the delight of everyone.
It was a race with the clock, it was
pure energy and fun of what materialized on stage that had the audience
of 25,000 persons from around the world in suspense which turned to
admiration of the artist’s charm and talent. Rolle started with a blank
canvas painting most of it upside-down...
Ministry of Environment officials today issued a last call for entries
from schools for its popular touring campaign #BeAHero, taking colourful
capes and a strong message to students that clean communities are
everyone’s business and no one is too young to get in the game.
seen amazing enthusiasm at every school we’ve visited. From the
youngest child who just learning how to read to students who are
raising and selling chickens and eggs, from schools in the most
challenged areas to those in gated communities...
Participants of 11 Commonwealth Caribbean countries are exploring
emerging technologies and the future of work and education at a workshop
hosted by the Ministry of Education (MOE) in conjunction with
Commonwealth of Learning (COL).
The three-day workshop entitled,
“Women in ICT: the Future of Work in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
(AI)” is being held at SuperClubs Breezes, June 11-13, 2019. Topics
include: Advancing and Emerging Technologies in Education..
On behalf of the Bahamian people and Government of The Bahamas I extend
my deepest and heartfelt condolences to the families of Bahamians Alrae
Ramsey and Blair John, who were found dead in Turin, Italy, under tragic
I spoke with the Ramsey and John families at the
weekend and assured them that the Government is doing everything it can
to ensure that the remains of their loved ones are returned home to The
Bahamas as soon as possible...
Staff and management of Garden of the Groves and the Garden
Cafe are heartbroken about the passing of Ben and Judy. Ben was employed
by the Garden of the Groves sister company, Grand Bahama Nature Tours,
as a snorkel and kayak guide, from 2002 until 2017 when he retired to
continue to immerse himself in the creation of paintings that
represented the Grand Bahama environment on land and below the sea!
and Judy were such an important part of the Garden of the Groves and
Grand Bahama Nature Tours Family and our memories are such happy ones!
May they Rest In Peace...
Executives and Members of the Women's Ministry of the Eleuthera
Methodist Church called upon Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame
Marguerite Pindling, Governor General, at Government House on June 5,
Lady Ingrid Darling, wife of former Governor General the late Sir
Clifford Darling today accepted an invitation by the Sandilands
Rehabilitation Centre (SRC) to serve as Patron of the 2019 Sandilands
Personally accepting the invitation from Hospital
Administrator Mary Lightbourne-Walker, Lady Darling expressed delight
about serving, “I am pleased to once again be a part of this worthy
effort to stage the fair this year, raising funds for one of the most
important institutions for the care of our country’s elderly and
Minister of Labour, the Hon. Dion Foulkes in his national address of
this year's Randol Fawkes Labour Day Parade, themed 'One for All, All
for One: Securing the Protection of Bahamian Workers for Future
Generations' -- dedicated the week of events to the memories of Tabitha
Haye, Tami Gibson, Dianne Ferguson, and Kathleen Fernander who lost
their lives on last year's parade. A Moment of Silence was kept. The
Minister paused to remind of the achievements of Labour Day Patron, Sir
Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling hosted the Youth
Empowerment Program's (YEP) Annual National Award Ceremony on Thursday,
June 6, 2019 at Government House. The Governor General presented
certificates and medals, and a reception followed. Pictured are youth
participants; and from left: President & CEO, Youth Empowerment
Program (YEP) Mr. Delano Munroe, Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame
Marguerite Pindling, and Chairman of the Board of Directors Mrs. Pamela
Centenarian Mrs. Julia Huyler and family paid a courtesy call upon
Governor General Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling
at Government House, June 5, 2019 on the occasion of Mrs. Huyler's 100th
Minister of State for Grand Bahama, Senator the Hon. Kwasi Thompson,
and Parliamentary Secretaries Iram Lewis and Pakesia Parker-Edgecombe
joined Labour Union Leaders and workers for the annual Sir Randol Fawkes
Labor Day Parade and rally in Grand Bahama on Friday, June 7, 2019.
Speaking on the Minister of Labour's behalf at the rally, Senator
Thompson highlighted the government's recent successes in generating
more employment opportunities and creating better working conditions for
The Ministry of Health wishes to inform the general public, clients and
residents of the Flamingo Gardens Health District, that effective
Tuesday11 June, 2019, due to unexpected circumstances all clinic
services at the Flamingo Gardens Health Center, Carmichael Road will be
temporarily suspended until further notice.
scheduled for follow up services tomorrow at the Flamingo Gardens
Clinic, are advised to attend the South Beach Health Center East Street
South at their usual appointment times...
Police on New Providence are investigating a shooting incident, Tuesday 11th June, 2019 which has left an adult male dead.
to reports, shortly after 12:00mid night, three security officers were
on duty at a wholesale wine and spirits company on John F. Kennedy
drive, when they were accosted by a group of armed men who held them at
bay and robbed them of personal items...
Reports are that on Monday 10th June 2019, shortly after 2:00pm,
officers in the Abaco District, acting on information, went to the
Pigeon Pea Village area, just off Crockett Drive, where they searched an
abandoned building and discovered an 18 inch barrel Remington .22
A Sitting of the House of Assembly is scheduled for Tuesday, June 11th,
2019 with Papers to be laid by the Honourable Prime Minister and
Minister for Finance, Economic Growth, Job Creation, External Affairs
and the Public Service, the Honourable Minister for Education,
Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development, the Honourable
Minister for Economic Development, Housing, Urban Renewal, Transport
and Civil Aviation, the Honourable Minister for Tourism...