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Bahamian Politics

DNA: PLP Government Lost, as the Day is Long - Jul 1, 2015 - 4:25:07 PM

We read with great interest the statement by the PLP government yesterday that the filing for Bankruptcy by Bahamar was unexpected…a surprise to the Government of the Bahamas. If the PLP government is truthful in this statement, it begs the question why was the government not aware? From all recent reports by this government, there was constant communication with the Prime Minister and Izmirilian and the Chinese. Indeed this government touted for the past three years that Bahamar was going to be the saviour of our economy and, hence, one would have believed that this government would have been intimately involved in every aspect of Bahamar’s development. At least this is what a sensible government would have done, knowing the ramifications if the project failed. Certainly with all the so-called governmental experience of our good Prime Minister this should have been a foregone conclusion.

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Bahamian Delegation Embarking on 19-Day Cultural Expedition in China - Jul 1, 2015 - 3:20:46 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - Education continues to be the bridge to deepening cultural awareness, understanding and friendship between The Bahamas and the People's Republic of China, with the Confucius Institute at The College of The Bahamas playing an essential role.

Over the next few weeks, 14 college students – most of whom are from The College of The Bahamas – and nine Bahamian educators from the public and private school system will experience the culture of China and learn its language and customs by traveling throughout Nanjing, Shanghai, Hangzhou and Wuxi...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Cheque Presented to Cat Island Regatta Committee‏ - Jul 1, 2015 - 3:06:25 PM

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NASSAU, The Bahamas – Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources the Hon. V. Alfred Gray presented a cheque to the Cat Island Regatta Committee during a press conference Monday, June 29, at the Ministry’s offices.

Pictured from left: Rev. McPhee, Permanent Secretary Rena Glinton; President Pat Strachan; Chairman Marcian Mortimer; and Race Committee Chairman Maxwell Burrows...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Toastmasters and Governor General Plant Lignum Vitae at Government House - Jul 1, 2015 - 2:38:51 PM


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NASSAU, The Bahamas -- Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General, along with members of the First Bahamas Branch of Toastmasters International Club 1600, planted a Lignum Vitae Tree in the Lower Grounds of Government House on Tuesday, June 30, 2015...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

The Bahamas Welcomes Cuba / USA Ties - Jul 1, 2015 - 1:03:12 PM

The Bahamas welcomes today's announcement that Cuba and the United States will re-engage with full diplomatic ties by 20th July. This is a positive step for the region. It is good for the hemisphere.

We congratulate the two countries and their leaders for making the steps toward this rapprochement. We look forward to our continued good relations with both states in the months and years to come...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Urban Renewal Domestic Violence and Conflict Resolution Seminar Held - Jul 1, 2015 - 12:40:48 PM

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NASSAU, The Bahamas - Kemp Road, Englerston East and West Urban Renewal Centers held a Domestic Violence and Conflict Resolution in Relationships Seminar, under the theme “Breaking The Silence and Resolving Conflicts in Domestic Violence and Relationships,” Thursday, June 25, at the Church of God of Prophecy, Shirley Street.

The seminar comprised education and training for various organizations, support group leaders, concerned friends and families about the dynamics associated with domestic violence and abusive relationships. Guest speakers included Dr. Sandra Dean Patterson, director of the Crisis Centre; Superintendent Elaine Sands; and Presenter Margaret Smith.

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Know Your Status: HIV Testing Day‏ Held in Rawson Square - Jul 1, 2015 - 12:15:49 PM

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NASSAU, The Bahamas – Scotiabank partnered with the Ministry of Health in a ‘Know Your Status: HIV Testing Day’ in Rawson Square on Friday, which was well-attended, providing testing, blood pressure checks, and counseling.  Pictured are initiative leaders, from left: United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Project Manager Paula Bowleg; Nurse Marva Jervis of the HIV/AIDS Centre; PAHO/WHO Representative Dr. Gerry Eijkemans; Scotiabank Director of Human Resources Lasonya Missick; Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Marco Rolle; US Embassy Charge d’Affaires Lisa Johnson; PEPFAR Assistant Coordinator Amanda Hall-Pyfrom...

News : Ministry of Tourism Updates

Rahming Brothers get special reunion - Jul 1, 2015 - 11:27:53 AM

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A family reunion hit all the right notes recently when Joseph Rahming Jr. of Delaware became acquainted with long-lost family members, who included the Rahming Brothers a cappella group.

Mr. Rahming’s grandfather, George Lorenzo Rahming, was born in The Bahamas but lost contact with family members in the islands since he moved to Boynton Beach, Florida in the 1920s. After almost a century of separations, the two Rahming families were re-acquainted when Joseph’s wife, Kecia Wilder-Rahming, arranged a reunion through the Ministry of Tourism’s People to People program...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force

Nassau police searching for convenience store armed robbers - Make drug arrest on East St. - Jul 1, 2015 - 10:48:57 AM


Nassau, Bahamas - Police are requesting the public’s help in locating two suspects responsible for an armed robbery that occurred yesterday.

According to reports, around 2:30pm yesterday, two men armed with handguns robbed a convenience store located on Wulff Road near Lincoln Boulevard of a small amount of cash before fleeing on foot.Investigations are ongoing.

VAT Bahamas

VAT Rules for Real Estate - Jul 1, 2015 - 10:40:32 AM

The Value Added Tax (VAT) Department of the Ministry of Finance has released the VAT Rules as it relates to Real Estate. The public is advised that the rules are to be read in conjunction with the VAT Act 2014 Act and Regulations 2014 and to provide feedback to the department if they deem necessary.

The rules reflect the Comptroller’s position on the administration and enforcement of the law relating to real estate.

The public is further advised that they can view the Real Estate Rules as well as other sector rules on the government’s website...

Bahamas Weather

Bahamas 3-Day Weather Forecast starting Wednesday, July 1 - Jul 1, 2015 - 10:36:10 AM

Bahamas public forecast for today and tonight, Wednesday 1st July 2015.

General situation: A mid to low level trough will continue to weaken over the area as high pressure builds across the islands today.

Northwest Bahamas

Weather: Partly to mostly sunny, hot and hazy today with a few isolated showers and thunderstorms today. Fair and warm tonight.

Advisory: Boaters can expect gusty winds and higher seas in or near heavy showers or thunderstorms...

News : Ministry of Tourism Updates

Goombay Summer Festival and Junkanoo Summer Festival Plans Announced for Grand Bahama - Jul 1, 2015 - 1:05:18 AM

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FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- Goombay Summer Festival will once again be held at Taino Beach, and run for five weeks, July 2-30, the Ministry of Tourism announced during a press conference on Monday.   The Junkanoo Summer Festival will then begin on Fridays, July 31 and run through August 21 at Sunset Village, in Eight Mile Rock.  Included in the festivities will be West End, where the festival will be held on Saturdays, from August 1 to 22.  

She said, “Attendees can enjoy the best of the west, with Eight Mile Rock’s signature Fish Fry experience and the nostalgia of the West End Move...” 

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

ZNS Northern Service Re-launches Power 104.5 - Jul 1, 2015 - 12:47:13 AM


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FREEPORT, Grand Bahama – ZNS Network on Monday re-launched Power 104.5 FM and rebranded 810 AM, as a gospel station, at the Bahamas Government Complex, when Minister of National Security and Minister with responsibility for Broadcasting, the Hon. Dr. Bernard Nottage, was on hand to officially turn on the switch.

Minister Nottage said Monday marked a new day for the Corporation as the Northern Service becomes more responsive to the needs of the Northern Bahamas. Innovations are underway as the Corporation carries out its mission to inform, educate and entertain the people of The Bahamas...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Bahamas Prime Minister: Baha Mar Opening a National Priority - Jul 1, 2015 - 12:30:49 AM

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Nassau, Bahamas - The following is a statement from the Office of the Prime Minister:

Yesterday, without notice, Baha Mar filed a bankruptcy Chapter 11 petition in Delaware USA. This action was taken at a point when my personal intervention over several months with all three parties involved, led to substantial agreement on a packaged solution for additional funding by China Export Import Bank, the resumption of construction work by the general contractor, and the project completion. This is supported by exchange of correspondence as recently as June 26...

News : Ministry of Tourism Updates

Month of July features Grand Bahama Summer Festival Experiences in Freeport, Eight Mile Rock, and West End - Jun 30, 2015 - 10:28:24 PM

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GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND - Come July, the Ministry of Tourism, Grand Bahama will launch the island’s most exciting Summer Festival Experience of 2015.

Grand Bahama’s Summer Experience features eight weeks of rich, cultural excitement and expressions of Bahamian heritage through Goombay Summer and Junkanoo Summer Festivals.

Kicking off the festivities will be the Goombay Summer Festival, July 2nd – 30th, 6:00p.m. - Midnight...

News : Ministry of Tourism Updates

Choregraphers Give Preview For Junkanoo Summer Festival - Jun 30, 2015 - 8:02:42 PM

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Choreography First Competition In Junkanoo Summer Festival

Aaliah Thurston and Carlen Elliot, Valley Girls from the Valley Boys Group, say they are more than ready to participate in this weekend’s first Junkanoo Summer Festival Competition – the Massive Street Dance Competition.

“I’m very excited about the competition,” said Thurston. “We always win and we always bring good stuff.”

“We are practicing very hard. Three times a week so we are sure to win,” says Elliot.

Bahamian Politics

DNA: Bahamians Duped on BTC - Jun 30, 2015 - 6:43:54 PM

In the months after taking office, this Christie administration made a public spectacle of its efforts to reclaim “controlling interest” in BTC. Negotiations between the government and the principals of Cable and Wireless communications dragged on for months and at the conclusion of those talks, Mr. Christie and his cabinet boasted about the landmark deal which he promised would make the government an equal shareholder with Cable and Wireless and ultimately result in major benefits for Bahamians.

Unfortunately, WE HAVE BEEN DUPED! That new arrangement inked with Cable and Wireless was not worth the paper it was written on! When it was all said and done, the government was only ...

Community

BTVI graduates told to be purpose driven - Jun 30, 2015 - 6:43:45 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - The 240 graduates of The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institution (BTVI) were encouraged during their recent commencement exercise to not work out someone else’s purpose for their lives, but to be purpose driven in their own pursuits.

The advice came from the graduation speaker, Director of Youth, K. Darron Turnquest who used the opportunity to paint a portrait against a landscape that life will present its challenges. However, he noted that those same forces come to make one stronger...

VAT Bahamas

Important points on revenue reform by Bahamas financial secretary John Rolle - Jun 30, 2015 - 6:30:40 PM

The public's attention is being drawn to several important revenue reforms approved by Parliament during the 2015/2016 Budget Debate. These mainly affect the revenue collections that fall under Ministry of Finance agencies and include Customs Duties and Excise Taxes, Stamp Taxes, Value Added Tax (VAT), Real Property Taxes and Business License. The legislative changes also affect procedures that government ministries, departments and public corporations must observe when they do business with the private sector...

News : Local

GBHRA: We will bring Justilien case before the OAS - Jun 30, 2015 - 6:27:58 PM


(Statement) Veteran activist warns that request for precautionary measures could be filed with regional body over failure to grant access to and medical records of the man shot in the head during immigration raid

A veteran human rights activists is warning that if attorneys are again denied access to Jean-Mary Justilien and are not provided with copies of his medical records, the Grand Bahama Human Rights Association (GBHRA) will have no choice but to apply to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IAHCR) for precautionary measures in an effort to protect his rights...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Stakeholders review proposals for greater regulation of Fly Fishing - Jun 30, 2015 - 6:19:24 PM

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NASSAU, The Bahamas - Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources the Hon. V. Alfred Gray met with a wide range of stakeholders at the Ministry, Monday, June 29, at a consultative conclave to review and discuss the Consultation Draft Regulation and Legislations, which detail proposed changes to the Fisheries Act and Regulations to allow for greater regulation of the Fly Fishing Industry in The Bahamas.

Minister Gray said the consultative conclave comes as the Ministry of Agriculture and the Government is deeply committed to the protection of the country’s marine resources, particularly the fly fishing industry, for the use and future employment of all Bahamians and visitors...

Sales & Promotions : Grand Lucayan Resort

Grand Lucayan's USA & Bahamas Independence Day Celebrations - Jun 30, 2015 - 5:06:46 PM

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Freeport, Grand Bahama - Grand Lucayan Bahamas Independence Day Celebrations

4th of July USA Independence Day

BBQ at Serpentine Pool
Live Entertainment
6pm - 10pm

10th of July Bahamas Independence Day
Buffet at Willy Broadleaf
Live Entertainment
6pm - 10pm...

News : International : Caribbean News

IDB provides $15 million grant for artisan fishing in Haiti - Jun 30, 2015 - 5:06:40 PM

Funds will strengthen fishing sector’s institution- and capacity-building, improve public infrastructure

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) today announced it has approved a $15 million grant for a sustainable artisan-fishing development project in southern Haiti.

Fishing is a key socioeconomic sector in Haiti, generating some 77,000 full-time jobs (52,000 direct and 25,000 indirect positions). Artisan fishing still remains the predominant type of marine fishing in the country and takes place in 420 localities in 9 of the 10 departments.

Bahamian Politics

FNM Press Conference Statement after Baha Mar Bankruptcy Announcement - Jun 30, 2015 - 3:44:32 PM


The FNM is deeply concerned with developments at Baha Mar. We are especially concerned for the 2000 plus employees of the Resort whose continued employment is in jeopardy. And we are concerned for all the Bahamian contractors engaged by the developers who have no idea when Baha Mar will be in a position to make good on monies owed to them for work completed and continuing up to a few days ago.

The FNM is alarmed that the project agreement originally negotiated by Christie and rescued from disarray by the last FNM Government is now unravelling before our eyes.

Prime Minister Perry Christie and his Government appear clueless as to their next move. They were caught flatfooted and in the dark...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force

RBPF Nassau: 2 drug arrests - 2 juveniles arrested for armed robbery - Handgun seized - 7 other arrests in 24hrs - Jun 30, 2015 - 2:43:51 PM

Nassau, Bahamas -  Two men arrested for drug possession:Two males ages 42 and 37 are is custody after they were arrested for possession of dangerous drugs yesterday...

Two juveniles arrested following an armed robbery: Two males ages 17 and 16 are is custody after they were arrested following an armed robbery on Monday 29th June 2015...

Seized illegal handgun: According to reports, around 1:00pm yesterday, officers from the Southeastern Division acting on intelligence went to a park in Golden Gates, where they found a handgun...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Duke of Edinburgh Gold Cup Yields Prizes and Cheque to Governor General’s Youth Award Programme - Jun 30, 2015 - 2:33:42 PM

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PARADISE ISLAND, The Bahamas – Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling attended the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Cup Tournament Luncheon and Prize Presentation at the One and Only Ocean Club House, Paradise Island, Sunday afternoon, June 28.

The Governor General, pictured left, brought remarks and made presentations to First Place Winners, husband and wife team Scott and Krystal MacKenzie, and Second Place Winners Jeff Hood and Phil Andrews. At right is Atlantis Vice-President Ed Fields...

News : International : Caribbean News

WHO validates Cuba’s elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis - Jun 30, 2015 - 2:24:16 PM

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Washington DC-Geneva - Cuba today became the first country in the world to receive validation from the World Health Organization (WHO) that it has eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis.

“Eliminating transmission of a virus is one of the greatest public health achievements possible,” said Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General. “This is a major victory in our long fight against HIV and sexually transmitted infections, and an important step towards having an AIDS-free generation.”

Community

Atlanteans Giving Back - Jun 30, 2015 - 2:08:09 PM

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PARADISE ISLAND, THE BAHAMAS - This past Saturday, June 27th, hundreds of Atlanteans swarmed the communities of New Providence with the aim of putting meaningful and tangible effort into their desire to make a difference in those communities.

Over the past 20 years, Atlantis, Paradise Island has exercised its commitment to helping build a better New Providence for all, giving ‎more than $28M to support local charities, youth and sporting organizations, Junkanoo, community park development and redevelopment, beach restoration and the creation of green spaces...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands

Grand Bahama man arrested in Abaco for dangeorus drugs with intent to supply - Jun 30, 2015 - 1:59:22 PM

Abaco, Bahamas - Police in Abaco has in their custody a 27 year old male of Grand Bahama who was arrested for Possession of Dangerous Drugs with the intent to supply.

Reports are that on Monday 29th June 2015 shortly after 4:00pm, Officers at the Marsh Harbour International Airport, discovered a tan box containing (16) clear packages of suspected marijuana. Further investigation led to the arrest of the 27 year old male of Grand Bahama...

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