Police are investigating a shooting incident Friday, 16th March, 2018,
which has claimed the life of one man and left two other men with
According to reports, shortly before 10:00pm,
police received information of a shooting at Tufa Close off Cordeaux
Avenue. On arrival, Officers met three men lying on the ground with
apparent gunshot injuries to the body. Emergency Medical Service
Personnel were called to the scene and transported the victims to
Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert A. Minnis encouraged Grand Bahama
students to take advantage of the Careers’ Fair and the information
gained from invited technology experts during the one-day technology
seminar at the Grand Lucayan.
Addressing a room full of students
from various schools in Grand Bahama on Friday, March 16, 2018 the Prime
Minister reminded the students that they are the future...
Accomplished Ophthalmologist Dr. K. Jonathan Rodgers, MBE, and Director
of the Lyford Cay Foundation, Inc. Mrs. Alessandra Holowesko have been
elected Chair and Vice-Chair respectively of the University of The
Bahamas (UB) Board of Trustees at a board meeting held on Wednesday,
14th March, 2018.
Legislated under the University of The Bahamas
Act 2016, the Board of Trustees serves as the governing body of UB and
is responsible for the general direction and control over the conduct of
the affairs of the University...
With the countdown to the start of Flow CARIFTA 2018 set for March 30 -
April 2 in Nassau, Commonwealth Bank today announced a $30,000 donation
to boost coffers for the host country.
This will be the 8th time
The Bahamas plays host to the premier track and field meet. Some 600
athletes along with 100 team officials from 26 countries are expected to
descend on Nassau with track and field stars and superstars competing
in 65 events...
US Embassy Charge d'Affaires a.i., Ms. Stephanie L. Bowers paid a
courtesy call on Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert Minnis on Thursday,
March 15, 2018 at the Office of the Prime Minister, Cecil Wallace
Whitfield Centre. Ms. Bowers assumed her role at the US Embassy as of
March 1, 2018.
More than 11,000 cruise and maritime industry professionals from around
the world, including the Bahamas Minister of Tourism and Aviation (MOTA)
Hon. Dionisio D’Aguilar and the Hon. Frankie Campbell, Minister of
Transportation and Local Government, attended the recent Seatrade Cruise
Global Conference at the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center, March 5-8,
While at the conference the Bahamas delegation met with
cruise executives of Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, Norwegian Cruise Line,
This year’s Industrial and Technical Career Fair has attracted more
companies and organizations than last year, increasing from 20, last
year to 36 this year.
Minister of State for Grand Bahama, Senator
Kwasi Thompson said that this year there would be an increase in school
participation, as students from East End Junior High School and Pine
Forest Academy got a chance to be a part of the Fifth Annual Grand
Bahama High School Industrial and Technical Career Fair at Grand
Lucayan, March 15-16, 2018...
Executive Chairman of the Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial
Corporation (BAIC), Mr. Michael Foulkes says Bahamian companies are
taking advantage of opportunities provided by international trade
While addressing delegates attending the
CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) workshop held at the
SuperClubs Breezes, March 15, Mr. Foulkes said The Bahamas is
‘privileged’ to be a part of the CARIFORUM-EU EPA and through BAIC...
Shortly after 6:00am, Thursday, 15th March, 2018, Drug Enforcement Unit
officers, acting on information, went to a home on Venice Bay Drive off
Bacardi Road, where they observed a male throwing a blue bag from the
home, over a fence. Officers retrieved the bag, conducted a search of it
and recovered 20 packages of marijuana. The male was taken into
custody. Further inquiries led to the arrest of an adult female who was
in the home at the time...
HARBOUR, Abaco, The Bahamas - Students at Every Child Counts a
school for special students in Marsh Harbour, Abaco sparkled brightly
in the performing spotlight, as the E. Clement Bethel National Arts
Festival visited, on March 14, 2018, during the Abaco Adjudications.
They used their musical talents to entertain Music Adjudicator Trent
Elliott Davis, Dance Adjudicator Lawrence Carroll, Drama Adjudicator
Philip Burrows, the Festival team from the Ministry of Youth, Sports and
Culture, and parents and stakeholders in the audience. ..
University of The Bahamas-North will be hosting a conference focused on
the economic prospects of the island of Grand Bahama. The Sustainable
Grand Bahama Conference is being held 5th – 6th April 2018 under the
theme, “Breaking Down Barriers, Shaping the Future.”
private sector leaders, academics, civil society organizations and
opinion shapers have been invited to engage in a robust dialogue about
the way forward for Grand Bahama. The guiding concept is sustainability...
Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert A. Minnis Wednesday applauded the
church community in the Commonwealth of The Bahamas for its commitment
to ministering to the poor, the sick, the indigent, the lonely, the
depressed and those suffering from various addictions.
Minister Minnis said the church “is a great community harvest which
gives witness to God’s Love and the life and the ministry of Jesus
The Bahamas delegation to the European Union, Brussels, Belgium, on March
14, 2018 addressed concerns related to The Bahamas being named to the
EU Non-Cooperative Tax Jurisdiction List- Annex I.
delegation was led by Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Finance,
K. Peter Turnquest and Minister of Financial Services, Trade &
Industry and Immigration, T. Brent Symonette, who were accompanied by
Consultant to the Ministry of Financial Services, LaTonia
Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert A. Minnis Wednesday (March 14)
commended the thousands of volunteers across The Bahamas for their
“spirit of service and generosity.”
“There is an ever-flowing
tide of generosity in our country which touches the shores of every
island in our archipelago. This tide of generosity touches the needs of
thousands of our fellow citizens and residents,” Prime Minister Minnis
Enter the Picture Productions is very excited to be
back on the islands casting Season 2 of Bahamas Life. Thank you for your
viewership, support, and wonderful response! This popular HGTV series
is looking for people who have fallen in love with the Bahamian
lifestyle and are ready to make their island dream a reality!
are casting married/partnered couples, parents/children, siblings or
friends from the U.S.A. Canada, England, Australia New Zealand and more!
Have you realized that it is possible and more affordable than you
expected to own and enjoy a piece of island living? Want to help
showcase the idyllic paradise, vibrant culture, and...
His Excellency Hiromasa Yamazaki, Ambassador of Japan, to
the Commonwealth of The
Bahamas, presented Letters of Credence to the Governor General of the
Commonwealth of The Bahamas, Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling,
during a brief ceremony at
Government House on Wednesday, March 14, 2018.