The Hon. Marvin Dames, Minister of National Security, at podium,
addresses the Royal Bahamas Defence Force Grant of Commissions,
Presentation of Medals and Awards Ceremony on Friday, April 20, 2018 at
Government House Lower Grounds. Governor General Her Excellency Dame
Marguerite Pindling, centre, presented the awards to the officers;
Commander, Royal Bahamas Defence Force, Commodore Tellis Bethel, seated
at right, looks on.
Acting Secretary of State John Sullivan released the 2017 Country
Reports on Human Rights Practices today, Friday, April 20, 2018, at the
U.S. Department of State. Promoting and defending human rights and
fundamental freedoms are central to the United States and America will
continue to support those around the world struggling for human dignity
The 2017 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices
are required by U.S. law and document the status of human rights and
worker rights in nearly 200 countries and territories...
The Ministry of Public Works wishes to inform the public that road works
have commenced on Culbert's Hill. The duration of this project is ten
days, not inclusive of the weekend. The Ministry apologizes for any
Epitomizing the 2018 theme, “Let the Children Play,” some danced, sang
and clapped as they participated in this year’s Costume Parade. Toddlers
and teachers representing twenty-two government pre-schools lined the
streets and paraded from Augusta Street to Arawak Cay culminating
activities in recognition of Pre-School Week, Thursday, April 19.
in uniforms which identified their schools, the students processed
behind colourfully decorated banners that highlighted the theme...
The Ministry of Public Works wishes to inform the general public that
road works on the Eastern Road have successfully been completed. The
Ministry thanks you for your patience and apologizes for any
inconvenience caused during the course of the project...
asking members of the public to come forth with any information they may
have in solving an armed robbery, which occurred Thursday, 19th April,
According to reports, shortly after 10:00pm, two armed men
pulled up to the drive thru window of a fast food restaurant on Prince
Charles Drive. One of the men came from the vehicle and robbed the
cashier of cash before getting back into a 2009 black Chevrolet Cobalt
and speeding off...
The enduring and dedicated
work of the men and women of the Royal Bahamas Police Force, has led
officers to successfully recovering a quantity of dangerous drugs from
hitting the streets of New Providence.
Shortly after 11:00am
Thursday, 19th April, 2018 Drug Enforcement Officers, conducted a search
of a freight container, while at Potters Cay Dock, and recovered two
boxes with suspected marijuana...
The 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) Group Photo,
attached. The meeting was officially opened by the Queen on Thursday,
April 19, 2018 at Buckingham Palace to the theme, 'Towards a Common
Future.' The Commonwealth of Nations is made up of 53 member
(Photo/Courtesy the Royal Family & Commonwealth Heads of
Government Meeting. London 2018)...
The Hon. Desmond Bannister, Minister of Public Works, called on members
of the House of Assembly to unite in their opposition to murderers,
drug dealers and human traffickers, and underscored that Parliament will
leave “no stone unturned” in its efforts to empower the courts to
convict those who are truly guilty of such “heinous” crimes.
Bannister addressed the Criminal Evidence (witness anonymity) Amendment
Bill, 2018 in the House of Assembly, Wednesday, April 18, 2018.
He described the Bill as a “very critical” amendment to criminal law,
which is meant to make a difference for all who have respect for the
rule of law...
Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General, received Her
Excellency Ingrid Mollestad, Ambassador-Designate of the Kingdom of
Norway to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, during a Presentation of
Credentials ceremony at Government House on Wednesday, April 18, 2018.
The Governor General is pictured left, extending a hand in official
The serious effects of gambling and its impact on the well-being of a
person’s mental and physical health and productivity in the workplace,
were some of the items discussed at the recently held Sandilands
Rehabilitation Centre’s Overcoming Gambling Addiction Symposium held
last week under the theme, “Gambling: Fun or Addiction.”
inaugural symposium was designed to raise the level of awareness
surrounding gambling in the workplace and community; and bring together
clinicians from various health sectors and addiction fields to develop a
better understanding of what ‘problem gambling’ and ‘gambling
Art for Sail 2018 1ER.CRU will take place this year at 1 Gladstone Road on Saturday,
April 21st from 6 - 9pm. Admission is $25 (children under 16 free) and includes a complimentary glass of wine & hors d'oeuvres.
Many talented Bahamian and international artists will be featured.
Proceeds go to The Bahamas National Sailing School...
Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert Minnis greets United Kingdom's Prime
Minister, the Rt. Hon. Theresa May, centre, and Secretary General of
the Commonwealth of Nations, the Rt. Hon. Patricia Scotland, QC at St.
James's Palace following formal opening ceremony of the Commonwealth
Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), Thursday, April 19, 2018.
Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert Minnis convened a bilateral meeting
with Prime Minister of Singapore, the Hon. Lee Hsien Loong to discuss
deepening relations and enhancing cooperation on areas of mutual
interest. The leaders are currently participating in the Commonwealth
Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), April 16-20, 2018 in London,
Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert A. Minnis departed St. James’s
Palace for Lancaster House on foot, with other leaders, for a CHOGM
Executive Session 1 [Review and adoption of Agenda; presentations by UK
Foreign Secretary, CMAG Chair and Secretary General on her Biennial
Report; and discussions on 'A Fairer Future'].
The popular HGTV series, Bahamas Life is returning for a
second season and Enter the Picture Productions is looking for people
who have fallen in love with the Bahamian lifestyle and are ready to
make their island dream a reality!
Are you expats who have purchased in the Nassau, New Providence area?
We are casting married/partnered couples, parents/children, siblings or
friends from the U.S.A. Canada, England, Australia New Zealand and
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and its partners have
successfully tested releasing sterile mosquitos from drones as part of
efforts to use a nuclear technique to supress the insect that spreads
Zika and other diseases...