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FirstCare Announces 3rd Annual Autism in The Bahamas Essay Contest - Apr 15, 2015 - 11:03:16 AM

Nassau, The Bahamas - FirstCare Medical Plan continues its efforts to increase autism awareness in the country by hosting the third annual Autism in The Bahamas essay contest open to all students in grades 7 through 12. Students are challenged to write an essay under the theme “Autism in The Bahamas: A World Without Boxes – Seeing Ability through Disability.”

For the third consecutive year FirstCare Medical Plan has partnered with REACH Bahamas and the Ministry of Education to host the contest designed to increase students’ awareness and understanding of this neurobiological disorder...
Fashion for Foundation Model Casting Call in Nassau - Apr 9, 2015 - 12:25:13 AM

Attention all male & female aspiring runway models! Fashion for Foundation will host a Model Casting Call on April 18th, 2015.

Casting will take place at The Ranfurly Homes Grounds on Mackey Street North, Nassau, Bahamas.

The first session is from 10:00am - 1pm followed by a second session from 2:00pm - 5:00pm...
News : Local
Insurance Regulator & Industry Offer Second Round of Captives Scholarships - Mar 18, 2015 - 8:50:40 AM

BFSB and the Insurance Commission of The Bahamas once again are partnering to provide full scholarships for the Associates in Captive Insurance (ACI) designation offered by the International Center for Captive Insurance Education (ICCIE).

ICCIE was developed in response to a need expressed by captive insurance professionals for in-depth educational offerings, information on current topics, and a professional designation. Despite a strong pattern of expansion in captive insurance companies, research showed that there was a critical lack of education and training in the industry that, if not corrected, could affect its continued growth and professionalism.
ITU Telecom World Young Innovators Competition Call for Applicants - Mar 13, 2015 - 12:53:09 PM

The ITU Telecom World Young Innovators Competition Entrepreneurship Challenge is open for applications!

Until 7 May 2015, we will be looking for the best young social entrepreneurs with startups or ideas for startups that use technology to help other entrepreneurs thrive. These efforts can encourage entrepreneurs in any field, through incubation, skill building, mentorship, sharing resources and collaboration between small businesses. The winners, as always, will join us for ITU Telecom World 2015 in Budapest, Hungary,October 12-15, 2015 to network
News : International : Caribbean News
Caribbean Film Mart and Film Database to Launch in September - Mar 13, 2015 - 12:10:29 PM

The Caribbean Film Mart and Caribbean Film Database will be launched this September during the 10th annual trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff), which takes place from the 15-29 September 2015.

The project is co-financed by the ACP Cultures+ Programme, funded by the European Union (European Development Fund) and implemented by the ACP Group of States.

According to Emilie Upczak, ttff’s Creative Director: “The Mart is poised to introduce the unique voices and aesthetic of Caribbean film and filmmakers to the international film industry, through four days of meetings, presentations, and networking events...
Entertainment : Bahamas International Film Festival
Call For Entries: BIFF Screenwriters Residency Program Unveils Panel of Hollywood Mentors - Mar 4, 2015 - 10:22:03 AM

Los Angeles – The 2015 Screenwriters Residency Program at the Bahamas International Film Festival opens for entries today!  This program connects talented emerging writers with top Hollywood mentors at a world-class film festival. The program will select 4 winning screenwriters for an all-expenses paid trip to The Bahamas in December.  The program consists of 4 days of screenplay development, mentorship and networking with some of Hollywood’s top professionals, set against the backdrop of The Bahamas’ breathtaking natural beauty and rich culture...
Supermodel of the Bahamas Casting in Grand Bahama this Weekend - Mar 1, 2015 - 11:58:44 AM

Castings Announced for New Providence, Grand Bahama, and Abaco

The Supermodel of the Bahamas organization is seeking new fresh faces that have the potential to become international representatives for The Bahamas and offering an opportunity for a career in fashion modeling. Potential candidates must have vibrant personalities, be highly intelligent, humble, disciplined and hard working. Males and females between the ages 14 to 21 years with strong symmetrical facial features and physically fit bodies should apply...
The Cinemas to Stream Online at Anansi TV - Feb 26, 2015 - 12:39:54 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - TEMPO Networks, the leading media and entertainment Company in the Caribbean has debuted The Cinemas in America and throughout the Caribbean through TEMPO TV. The Cinemas is the brainchild of its host, Bahamian writer, director, and producer Travolta Cooper, who began the show as a result of an endorsement deal with The Bahamas’ movie theater chain.

The Cinemas has introduced a contest to unite the entire Region under one film. The winners of this film contest will gain a distribution deal to have their film play in theaters throughout the Region and on TEMPO...
News : Grand Bahama
Join Me on the Bridge High School Essay and Art Competition - Feb 25, 2015 - 8:00:59 PM

Grand Bahama, The Bahamas -- Grand Bahama’s annual International Women’s Day celebration, Join Me on the Bridge, now in its sixth year, announces its annual high school essay and art competition in advance of its event to be held 8th March 2015, at the Garden of the Groves.

This year’s theme is “INSPIRING WOMEN”.

“In the hopes of inspiring young women and men to celebrate women’s achievements and explore and reflect on women’s rights and equality, Join Me on the Bridge holds its annual essay and art competition for Grand Bahama female and male high school students,” said Lynette McInnes, event organizer...

The Cinemas launches Smart Phone Film Contest - Feb 23, 2015 - 3:41:05 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - TEMPO Networks, the leading media and entertainment Company in the Caribbean has debuted The Cinemas in America and throughout the Caribbean through TEMPO TV. The Cinemas is the brainchild of its host, Bahamian writer, director, and producer Travolta Cooper, who began the show as a result of an endorsement deal with The Bahamas’ movie theater chain.

The Cinemas has introduced a contest to unite the entire Region under one film. The winners of this film contest will gain a distribution deal to have their film play in theaters throughout the Region and on TEMPO...
International Cruise Industry Job Fair Coming to Grand Bahama - Feb 19, 2015 - 1:24:54 PM

Freeport, Bahamas - A Job Fair will be held for persons interested in a career in the cruise industry, at the Convention Centre, Grand Lucayan, Monday, February 23rd, 2015, during the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 5:00p.m.

David L. Johnson, Chief Executive Officer, Tourism Development Corporation said the recruitment drive will be undertaken in accordance with an Agreement between Paradise Cruise Line and the Bahamas Government. The new Grand Celebration has committed to employ 300 suitably qualified Bahamians.

Executive Director, National Training Agency, Agatha Marcelle said “successful applicants will undergo required Seafarers training...
Bahamas Petite World Pageants‏ Call for Applicants - Feb 12, 2015 - 2:48:38 PM

Bahamas Petite WORLD Pageants is the newest pageantry system in The Bahamas with some of the youngest and freshest minds in the  beauty industry who have a heart for service and development of the whole woman. BPWP has been in operation since June 2013 under the directorship of Mr. Antoine V.  Duncombe who has been involved in pageantry for the past seven (7) years. This pageant is a franchise of Petite World Pageant based in Waterbury, Connecticut, USA.

It is the mission of Bahamas Petite WORLD Pageants to produce young women of quality, integrity, strong will,  grace, poise, intelligence an advocate for change and an ambassador who will put Service Above Self...
FamGuard Job Vacancy: Senior Executive Administrator - Feb 11, 2015 - 12:15:53 PM


JOB SUMMARY: The Senior Executive Administrator to the President will manage a wide range of support functions and enhances the leader's effectiveness by providing information management and administrative support. The ability to interact with executives, employees/agents and clients at all levels in a fast paced environment, while remaining flexible, proactive, and resourceful with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality are crucial to this role...
News : Local
Applications for 2015 Miss Bahamas Pageants Now Open - Feb 10, 2015 - 11:29:19 PM

Winners to be Chosen for Miss Universe, Miss World, and newly acquired franchise Miss Earth

Nassau, Bahamas – The Miss Bahamas Organization (MBO) is thrilled to announce that the 2015 Miss Bahamas pageants will be held on Sunday, August 23 during an exciting weekend of pageantry at its finest. Beautiful women across the country are being invited to apply now to enter the nation’s most prestigious beauty competition...s which will be held under the theme “Beauty by Nature” in keeping with MBO’s recent acquisition of the Miss Earth franchise.

“We were invited to consider acquiring the Miss Earth franchise for The Bahamas, and after careful consideration we decided to go for it...”
News : International
International Telecommunications Union: ITUI50 Awards Call for Nominations - Feb 5, 2015 - 3:56:07 PM

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD)
, celebrated each year on 17 May, marks the anniversary of the signature of the first International Telegraph Convention in 1865, which led to the creation of the International Telecommunication Union. On the occasion of ITU's 150th Anniversary, ITU150 Awards are being launched to recognize individuals past and present from government, ICT industry, academia, and civil society that have contributed to improving lives of world citizens through ICT innovations developed, promoted or implemented by ITU.
News : Bahamas Information Services Updates
Bahamas National Training Agency Starts Registration February 2 - Jan 29, 2015 - 2:52:47 AM

Nassau, Bahamas - If you are 16-26 years of age with little or no qualifications and no job, listen up!

The National Training Agency provides training in basic skills for persons aged 16 to 26, and equips its students with the proficiencies to find employment.

The training agency will conduct registration Monday, February 2 through Friday, February 6, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the National Training Agency on Gladstone Road...
Lyford Cay Foundation Scholarship Application Open - Jan 23, 2015 - 7:06:01 PM

Nassau, Bahamas — Lyford Cay Foundations is pleased to announce that its online application for scholarships to study at post-secondary institutions abroad is now open.

The deadline for all applications and corresponding documentation is April 15, 2015.

Lyford Cay Foundations offer scholarships to Bahamian citizens to complete bachelor’s and master’s degrees as well as technical and vocational training programmes. Prospective applicants must provide an acceptance letter from the institution of their choosing located in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Europe or Caribbean...

AML Foods Limited seeking CCTV Administrator - Jan 21, 2015 - 11:44:42 AM

AML Foods Limited Vacancy: We are currently seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of CCTV Administrator

Duties and responsibilities will include:
  • Daily management and operation of the Company's CCTV systems
Interested candidates should: Have excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken...
Call for Entries: First Annual WideScreen Festival In Miami - Jan 19, 2015 - 4:35:36 PM

Get Discovered!  Submissions End February 8th

AVENTURA, Florida – In effort to inspire the creation and distribution of art, while ultimately enhancing the creative mind, Bahamian filmmaker Jarrod Knowles announces the first annual WideScreen Film and Music Video Festival at the AMC Aventura 24 Theaters in Aventura, FL, set to take place from February 27 – March 3, 2015.  The event is sponsored by  TheBahamasWeekly.com, a Bahamian and Canadian based news and events website.

Filmmakers from around the world can submit films to the WideScreen Film & Music Video Festival for a chance to win bragging rights and the ultimate prizes: WideScreenFilm and Music Video’s Best Filmmaker Award as well as $500 cash. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society’s charity foundation Relay For Life...
News : International
Applications open for 2015 Caribbean-Canada Emerging Leaders’ Dialogue - Jan 14, 2015 - 7:38:33 PM

“Leading Through Innovation and Transformation” the 2015 Theme

TORONTO, Canada – Mr. Robert Taylor, Chair of the Board, ELD Canada announced today that the 2015 Caribbean-Canada Emerging Leaders’ Dialogue (CCELD) is now accepting applications from energetic leaders with vision, a future focus, and strong personal values who are looking for a challenging, global experience.

“We are thrilled to be able to open the application process for CCELD 2015, and I am confident that we will be able to attract a stellar group of emerging leaders from across Canada and the Caribbean. Historically, we have been able to gather together some...

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