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News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

PHA Chairman reponds to Opposition Leader - Sep 28, 2016 - 12:20:53 AM

The Public Hospitals Authority acknowledges the problem associated with the compressors for the air conditioning unit for the Critical Care Block, which failed as a result of the electrical power cuts and surges associated therewith. Three (3) of the four (4) units as of 1pm today have been restored, with the remaining unit scheduled to return online by the end of this week. Orders to have the remaining compressors replaced were executed with suppliers outside of the country as no local vendor was able to provide the essential item. The replacement compressors are now due to arrive in the Bahamas within the next few days and will be installed with secondary UPS to mitigate against any future power surges...

Columns : Letters to The Editor

Pam Burnside: Say What? - Sep 28, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM

The public was left flabbergasted yesterday when a news report was delivered describing the damaging effects to electrical equipment and appliances that result from constant power cuts and inconsistent power surges, which were blamed for crippling PMH’s surgical efficiency for the past several weeks!

Wow – what an amazing revelation - this unprecedented delay in understanding can only be attributed to the fact that the rabbit hole must be powered by solar energy!

News : Local

Bahamas' Selvinique Wright to vie for Miss Grand International - Sep 27, 2016 - 11:59:45 PM

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24-yr-old Selvinique Wright will be representing The Bahamas at Miss Grand International 2016 this upcoming October in Las Vegas, USA.

The model, whose goal is to become a police officer has been appointed as Miss Grand Bahamas 2016. She plans to continue her studies in psychology and sociology while continuing to mentor young ladies who may be struggling with self discovery, purpose and hopefulness...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Minister Khaalis Rolle Addresses US Forum on Doing Business with The Bahamas - Sep 27, 2016 - 10:13:04 PM

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Nassau, The Bahamas - Minister of State for Investments the Hon. Khaalis Rolle presented remarks at a “Doing Business with The Bahamas” Forum in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, on Tuesday, September 27th, 2016.

"As Minister of State for Investments I am looking forward to the opportunity to meet and discuss investment opportunities for our country with over 180 companies in the South Florida community," Minister Rolle said at a press conference at the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce...

Bahamian Politics

Minnis Responds to PM's Address on Baha Mar - Sep 27, 2016 - 7:42:29 PM

Dr. Minnis, Leader of the Free National Movement (FNM), issued the following statement on former Baha Mar employees finally receiving their back wages:

“The Free National Movement is happy that the long ordeal for thousands of Bahamians is finally over and they have started to receive their wages for completed work that are long past due. The FNM stood with the people for over a year as we carried this fight forward, holding the PLP Government’s feet to the fire over this matter forcing them to face the voices they so often ignore or silence. Last week, when The Bahamas found out that the PLP’s secret deal did not include the payment of CCA contractors for work done at Baha Mar, we once again stood with the people and let our voices be heard, calling on the embattled Prime Minister..."

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District

Grand Bahama suspects arraigned on possession of unlicensed Firearm and Ammunition charges - Sep 27, 2016 - 5:10:18 PM

Freeport, Grand Bahama - Francis Peter Benoit age 65 years and Sharon Turner Benoit age 62 years both of #80 Hangman Close, Fortune Bay, Grand Bahama and both American citizens, were formally arraigned on Tuesday 27th September 2016, before Deputy Chief Magistrate Debbye Ferguson in Magistrate Court #1 on Possession of an Unlicensed Firearm and Possession of Ammunition with the intent to supply charges. Francis Benoit pleaded guilty to both charges and was convicted and fine $10,000 dollars or two years at the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services...

The Bahamas Boasts

Palm Cay Marina Voted ‘1st Choice’ by Boaters Around the World for 3rd Consecutive Year - Sep 27, 2016 - 1:21:15 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - Palm Cay, the family friendly, gated residential community in Southeastern New Providence was recently announced as the winner of the renowned Active Captain ‘1st Choice Award’ for small-to-mid size marinas. This is the third consecutive year that the community’s award-winning marina has been chosen as the top marina by boaters on Active Choice. More than 250,000 boaters trust Active Captain as an important source of information about marinas and local boating knowledge throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and the Caribbean. According to Demaro Demeritte, Dock Master at Palm Cay, the marina welcomes more than 300 boaters per year from all over the world. While most boaters are from the United States and Canada, visitors from as far as Australia have moored at the Palm Cay Marina...

Bahamas Weather

Bahamas 3-day weather forecast starting Tuesday, September 27 - Sep 27, 2016 - 10:32:10 AM

Bahamas public forecast for today and tonight Tuesday 27th September 2016

General situation: Unsettled weather will continue across the Northwest and Central Bahamas due to an upper level low and rich moisture over the islands.

Special warnings: Boaters and residents should remain alert for the risk of funnel clouds or waterspouts…residents should also exercise caution due to the risk of flooding in low lying and flood prone areas during heavy rainfall and prolonged rainfall events...

Sports

2016 Star Sailors League Finals – Count down to Nassau - Sep 27, 2016 - 10:22:27 AM

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In just two months time, the fourth edition of the SSL Finals 2016 will open in Nassau, Bahamas. As always the top 12 skippers in the SSL Ranking for the year are invited to challenge and join 13 VIPs sailors selected for the successes achieved in their sailing career. Most of the VIPs are World or Olympic Champions , and for the SSL Finals in 2016, with the Olympic Games just closed in Rio de Janeiro, the SSL Finals will have some freshly medalled sailors.

The Star Sailors League can confirm that the top 5 skippers in the SSL Ranking have agreed to attend the SSL Finals 2016...

Sports

Junkanoo Jam Returns to Grand Bahama, November - Sep 27, 2016 - 9:55:16 AM

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The 2016 Junkanoo Jam returns to Grand Bahama and will take place at the St. Georges’ gymnasium from November 23rd through 27th, 2016. Teams stay at the Grand Lucayan resort, and aside from basketball, the players enjoy island destination activities during the Thanksgiving long weekend.

Participating teams North Carolina Tar Heels, University of South Florida Bulls, Georgia Bulldogs and Minnesota Golden Gophers will be featured in the Lucaya Division; and the University of Dayton Flyers, Missouri Tigers, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and Georgia Bulldogs will complete in the Freeport Division.

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District

Stabbing incident in Bootle Bay has left a man hospitalized - Sep 27, 2016 - 9:17:19 AM

Freeport, Grand Bahama- Police in Grand Bahama are investigating a stabbing incident that has left a man hospitalized.

Reports are that on Monday 26th September 2016 shortly after 7:00pm, a male while at a business establishment in Bootle Bay, was stabbed to the upper body with a knife by a co-worker. He was transported to the Rand Memorial Hospital where he is listed in serious condition.

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Event Promotions via TheBahamasWeekly.com - Sep 27, 2016 - 9:10:40 AM

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You've set a date for your event, and arranged your speakers, entertainment, catering, and even have your posters printed... You of course want to make sure everyone knows about your event to optimize your ticket sales to make your event a success. 

Pump up your promotions through TheBahamasWeekly.com
.  We are number one on Google for "Bahamas News and Events" and with our high Google presence you will definitely get noticed when you purchase an event promotional package with us...

News : International

The Houston Afro Creole Music Festival- It’s a Caribbean, African, American Ting! - Sep 27, 2016 - 9:01:37 AM

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Come October 1st and 2nd, the city of Houston, Texas will host the inaugural Houston Afro-Creole Music Festival, which promises to appeal to the city’s diverse population.

The Afro Creole Fest will take place at the Hobby Event Center on Saturday October 1st, 2016 and will feature a mélange of creole sounds from the Caribbean islands of Dominica and St. Lucia, American Zydeco Bands and African, Hip-Hop and Soca Genres via a host of DJs from around the Region.

According to event organizer Jon Glen Bannis, the idea for the festival came about due to a lack of representation of Creole culture in Houston events...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

"Health Care Has Improved Immeasurably," says PM in Grand Bahama - Sep 27, 2016 - 3:25:41 AM

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FREEPORT, Grand Bahama - Prime Minister of The Bahamas, the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie, was present for signing of two contracts, for just under $4 million, for major renovations at the Rand Memorial Hospital on Monday, September 26, 2016.

The first contract, the amount of $2,374,736.68 with Landstar Construction Company Ltd., will relocate the hospital's kitchen and cafeteria allowing for the repurposing of the newly vacated space into two four-bedded wards. As a result, there will be the construction of new and upgraded kitchen and cafeteria facilities expected to be completed within 32 weeks from the beginning of construction...
       

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

PM Christie Gives Baha Mar Update - Sep 26, 2016 - 11:23:38 PM

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NASSAU, The Bahamas -- Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie said, on September 26, 2016, that he was "pleased" that one month after the announcement of an agreement between the Government of The Bahamas and the Export-Import Bank of China (Eximbank), that "considerable progress" has been made in the implementation of the Heads of Terms between the respective parties relating to the remobilization, completion, sale and opening of the Baha Mar mega mixed-use resort.

"As I have said before, these arrangements, which have been approved by the Supreme Court of The Bahamas in a sealed order as is customary in commercial matters of this kind, represent a signal achievement for The Bahamas and a milestone in the troubled history of Baha Mar," Prime Minister Christie said, at a press conference on the Baha Mar property...

Community

More than 450 Volunteers in Nassau Remove 1,000 lbs of Trash - Sep 26, 2016 - 9:06:00 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas -  More than 450 volunteers from all walks of life turned out to participate in the 31st Anniversary of International Coastal Cleanup in New Providence. Local students and Bahamian civic and corporate organizations teamed up with visiting International groups including Carnival Cruise Line staff to make a difference at South Beach. To date, this global initiative has helped remove over 153 million pounds of marine litter from more than 312,000 miles of coastlines and waterways since it began 31 years ago.

International Coastal Cleanup is the world’s largest one-day volunteer event created to prevent and eliminate pollution of the marine environment. This year, volunteers in New Providence turned out to clean-up beaches and wetlands...

News : Local

BAMSI Upgrades Technological Platform - Sep 26, 2016 - 8:55:35 PM

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With the launch of two web-based platforms aimed at strengthening the Institute’s position as a centre for research, and supporting its mission to increase community engagement through distance learning, Executive Director Dr Raveenia Roberts Hanna said the Bahamas Agriculture & Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) has experienced an exponential surge to its technology platform with the start of the 2016 Fall semester.

The addition of a web portfolio that supports online courses and distance learning, and the increased holdings of the Institute’s Library and Information Services through EBSCOhost Research Database has far reaching implications for the Institute, now entering its third year of operation...

News

PM Christie's statement on remobilization, completion & opening of Baha Mar Resort - Sep 26, 2016 - 7:29:40 PM

I am pleased today, one month after the announcement of an agreement between the Government of The Bahamas and the Export-Import Bank of China, that considerable progress has been made in the implementation of the Heads of Terms between the respective parties relating to the remobilization, completion, sale and opening of the Baha Mar mega mixed-use resort.

As I have said before these arrangements which have been approved by the Supreme Court of The Bahamas in a sealed order as is customary in commercial matters of this kind, represent a signal achievement for The Bahamas and a milestone in the troubled history of Baha Mar.  Within the constraints of the sealed Court Order relating to the Heads of Terms...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Bahamas Road Traffic Dept statement on license plate images on social media - Sep 26, 2016 - 7:21:53 PM

The Road Traffic Department today advised the public that the image of the License Plate circulated on the various Social Media platforms this past weekend is NOT the design of the NEW License Plate to be introduced as a part of the Department’s new modernization plan.The Controller of Road Traffic expressed his extreme disappointment that the Department’s efforts to transform the department, and to introduce new methods and systems of operation, are being adversely impacted by those who are determined to undermine the process, by issuing false information on the automation efforts. In this regard, the Controller informed that there will be no increase in fees as a result of the automation project, and nor is there any need for drivers to purchase new license plates, if they have already licensed their vehicles. The normal licensing fees remain in effect. The Controller advised further that the automation is...

Bahamian Politics

Dr. Minnis on the Princess Margaret Hospital AC Outages - Sep 26, 2016 - 6:05:00 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - Dr. Minnis, Leader of the Free National Movement (FNM), issued the following statement on reports that the Princess Margaret Hospital air conditioning outages are being caused by BPL inefficiencies:

“This Government has set up an appalling system of ‘haves’ and the ‘have nots’. Baha Mar sits in their ‘have’ category, while it continues to sit and utilize electricity even though it has over $26 million in unpaid bills that the government decided to ignore. On the other side are the people and those families that sat with no electricity over the summer and endured sweltering heat.”

News : Ministry of Tourism Updates

International Women’s Empowerment Summit Is the Perfect Girl’s Weekend Getaway - Sep 26, 2016 - 5:24:15 PM

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NASSAU, Bahamas - Every once in a while you should pack your bags, get the girls and get away for the weekend, and there’s no better place to be refreshed and inspired than the International Women’s Empowerment Summit (IWES) on Paradise Island.

One of the most anticipated events of the year is scheduled for October 19 – 21 at the Atlantis Paradise Island Resort and is filled with life changing activities, including eight stimulating panels, and busy women are invited to take time out to benefit from the dynamic summit...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

PM Christie Heralds Developments for The Berry Islands - Sep 26, 2016 - 4:52:39 PM

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BULLOCK'S HARBOUR, The Berry Islands, The Bahamas - Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie announced during a town meeting at Bullock's Harbour, in the Berry Islands, on September 23, 2016, that he and a delegation of senior Cabinet Ministers Government officials met earlier that day with a U.S. developer who was seeking to start construction by year's end of a small hotel and condominium project on Great Harbour Cay, effectively increasing the tourism product in the Berry Islands by some 101 rooms.

"The developer has the capacity to finance it, to see it built," Prime Minister Christie said...

News : International : Caribbean News

World Tourism Day Message from the Caribbean Hotel And Tourism Association - Sep 26, 2016 - 4:36:50 PM


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The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association is honored to support the theme and aims of World Tourism Day this year: "TOURISM FOR ALL - Promoting Universal Accessibility."

Most of our members have recognized the importance of ensuring their properties, facilities and offerings are accessible to all visitors regardless of their physical capacities. They have also have expended time and resources sharing best practices to create the infrastructure and experiences for our guests as well as residents of the Caribbean...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Rand Hospital in Grand Bahama Gets $4 Million Further Upgrade - Sep 26, 2016 - 3:13:17 PM

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FREEPORT, Grand Bahama - The Rand Memorial Hospital in Freeport, Grand Bahama, will undergo nearly four-million-dollar upgrade and renovations.

Two contracts were signed in the nation’s second city on Monday morning, September 26, 2016 -- one with Landstar Construction Company Limited costing $2,374,736.68 and the other with Pinnacle Investment Construction Company Limited for $1,620,666.53. Landstar is headed by Mr. Kenton Grant, while Pinnacle’s president is Mr. Michael Edwards...

News : International

NASA’s Hubble Spots Possible Water Plumes Erupting on Jupiter's Moon Europa - Sep 26, 2016 - 2:45:54 PM

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Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have imaged what may be water vapor plumes erupting off the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa. This finding bolsters other Hubble observations suggesting the icy moon erupts with high altitude water vapor plumes.

The observation increases the possibility that missions to Europa may be able to sample Europa’s ocean without having to drill through miles of ice.

“Europa’s ocean is considered to be one of the most promising places that could potentially harbor life in the solar system,” said Geoff Yoder, acting associate administrator for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate in Washington...

Community

Sandilands Primary School Mentorship Program and Pens, Pencil and Paper Donation - Sep 26, 2016 - 2:04:00 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - Alpha Phi Alpha, the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity established for African American Men, was founded at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York December 4, 1906 by seven college men who recognized the need for a strong bond of brotherhood among African descendants on campus. The visionary founders, known as the “Jewels” of the fraternity, are Henry Arthur Callis, Charles Henry Chapman, Eugene Kinckle Jones, George Biddle Kelley, Nathaniel Allison Murray, Robert Harold Ogle, and Vertner Woodson Tandy. The Jewel founders and early leaders of the fraternity succeeded in laying a firm foundation for Alpha Phi Alpha's principles of scholarship, fellowship, good character, and the uplifting of humanity...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Bahamas Foreign Affairs Minister speaks to the 71st Regular Session of the United Nations General Assembly - Sep 26, 2016 - 1:36:38 PM

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New York -- Statement by The Hon. Frederick A. Mitchell, MP
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas at the Seventy-first Regular Session of the United Nations General Assembly 26th September, 2016:

UNGA Theme: “The Sustainable Development Goals: a universal push to transform our world."

Next year this time, general elections will have been held in The Bahamas.  This means that this is the last time that I will address this assembly in this term.  For me it has been a special privilege, one that I have cherished since I first stepped onto this platform in 2002...

Arts & Culture

Shakespeare in Paradise supported by REV for eighth consecutive year - Sep 26, 2016 - 12:11:12 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - REV announced that it will serve as a primary sponsor for the 2016 Shakespeare in Paradise Theatre Festival, continuing its tradition of supporting the event since its inception.
 
The theatre festival runs from Monday September 26 to Saturday, October 8 with two productions hitting the main stage and three taking the Black Box stage at The Dundas Centre for the Performing Arts.
 
Now in its eighth year, Shakespeare in Paradise has become a calendar event for fans of live theatre who enjoy William Shakespeare's works and the best in Caribbean, African, American and world theatre...

News : International : Caribbean News

Historic First Caribbean Challenge Initiative Council Meeting - Sep 26, 2016 - 11:53:57 AM

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CASTRIES, Saint Lucia – The Hon. Kenred Dorsett, Minister of Environment and Housing travelled to Saint Lucia to co-chair the historic first Caribbean Challenge Initiative Council Meeting. The CCI first Council Meeting was held on Friday, September 23. The CCI is comprised of Caribbean Governments determined to safeguard their marine and coastal resources. Minister Dorsett also represented The Bahamas at the 4th Annual Caribbean Marine Biodiversity Fund Meeting on the island which ran from on September 19 – 22.

The CCI was established eight years ago but Friday marked its groundbreaking Council Meeting...

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Miss Bahamas Swimsuit, Top Model & Designer Showcase Highlights
The Bahamas Represents at Carib Style Week 2016
Bahari sponsors Miss World Bahamas Launch Party
Miss Bahamas Contestants Rock the Boat at the Yacht and Travel Show
Eymeric Francois: Midnight in Paris
Bahamian designer sends Michelle Obama local treasures
Inaugural Perth Eco Fashion Week Call for Designers
Fashion students gear up for Miss Bahamas contest
GBITTV
Events schedule from TheBahamasWeekly.com
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at a glance
New Providence Events Calendar
Quote of the Week - Words Have Weight
PayPal now accepts Bahamian based credit cards
VAT Bahamas
VAT Taken Off Some Educational Fees
Department of Inland Revenue Urges Compliance on VAT Inclusive Pricing
The Department of Inland Revenue responds to Tribune Business Article on Tax Compliance Certificates
Global Blue Service Fee Payment Can Now Be Made Online‏
Suriname Delegates Visiting Bahamas on Fact-Finding Mission on VAT Implementation
Bahamas Chamber of Commerce meets with gov't to discuss business license requirements
Bahamas Business Licence Certification Requirement Notice
No Consideration to VAT Being Removed From Healthcare
Department of Inland Revenue Business License Payment Methods
Department of Inland Revenue Reissuance of Billings (Real Property Tax)
Health
Ministers of Health to discuss actions to improve health in the Region
Bahamas Sickle Cell Association Open for Online Registration
Solomon’s Lucaya Sees Success With In Store Health Seminar
Bahamas Ministry of Health: Zika Update #3
Jupiter Medical Center Offers Advanced Imaging
Jupiter Medical Center – Health Care That’s Worth Going the Extra Mile
Top-tier Orthopedic Program at Jupiter Medical Center
New Technology Targets Tumors in Five Days or Less
Cutting Out Sugar Can Improve a Child’s Health in Just 10 Days
BTVI holds successful health and wellness fair
Opinions
Rick Lowe: Government Acting Immorally Over Tax Compliance Certificates
Patricia Glinton-Meicholas on the 2016 Bahamas Gender Equality Referendum
Op-Ed: Supporting Innovation and Entrepreneurship through the Modernization of Government Services
Bahamas Olympic swimmer on the Gender Equality vote
Fred Smith: We Reap What We Sow
Top 3 Outlandish statements from Dame Sawyer that should really scare you
Terrance Gape: The Bridge to nowhere
Attorney Constance Mcdonald provides clarity on Gender Equality bills
What Does China Want From The Bahamas?
China's Growing Presence in The Bahamas