Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert A. Minnis brought remarks at
Calvary Deliverance on East Street South 36th Annual Convention, Sunday,
22 July 2018. Bishop James Newry, Senior Pastor welcomed Prime Minister
Minnis back to the church.
“I am very proud of what I am seeing here in terms of food processing
and the creation of handicrafts,” said Minister of Agriculture and
Marine Resources, the Hon. Michael Pintard on his visit to the
Department of Cooperatives Summer Programme: “Empowerment Camp” at C.C.
Sweeting High School, Friday, July 20, 2018.
The programme is a
hands-on training project where students learn how to operate and manage
their own cooperatives, while at the same time learning agricultural
The Royal Bahamas Defence Force‘s Northern Command assisted Police
Officers stationed at Bimini in the recovery of a stolen vessel on
After receiving information
on Wednesday that a 21-ft open hull water craft was removed from the
Taino Beach area in Freeport, Defence Force Patrol craft P-129 along
with a Police patrol craft immediately began searching for the vessel...
Sun ‘n Fun International, Florida’s largest conference holder, which
began a new tourism marketing partnership with The Bahamas on June 19,
2018, has commenced promoting general aviation and fly outs to The
Islands Of The Bahamas ahead of its October 1 marketing launch.
Starting today, Sun ‘n Fun has added The Islands Of The Bahamas general
aviation guidelines, benefits and diverse product offerings for private
pilots desirous of flying into The Bahamas to its website
www.flysnf.org/bahamas. Also included on the website is the schedule
for The Bahamas’ upcoming aviation seminars at the 2018 EAA AirVenture
Oshkosh... Conference, in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, July 22-30, 2018...
On Saturday, July 21, 2018, Governor General, Her Excellency Dame
Marguerite Pindling visited Hattie Victoria Sweeting who celebrated her
100th birthday earlier this month. Ms. Sweeting was born in Deep Creek,
Eleuthera on July 12, 1918.
Bethel’s annual 12th grade Science Competition is helping Bahamian
students prepare for a related career through a competitive battle with
200 of their peers striving to get the highest grades in Physics,
Chemistry, and Biology. Graduating students Alexandria Armbrister,
Natalia DaCosta, and Jenia Joseph emerged as this year’s victors, each
winning a laptop with sponsorship from Consolidated Water (Bahamas) Ltd.
Armed robbery suspect shot by Police: According to reports, shortly after 6:00pm, on Friday, 20th July, 2018,
Police received reports of a male in the area of Williams Lane off
Shirley Street, who was wanted by police in connection with a number of
Police investigates traffic fatality: Police are investigating a traffic accident which has left an adult male dead...
Police investigates 2 shooting incidents: Police on the Island of New Providence are investigating two shooting
incidents Saturday, 21th July, 2018, which left two adult male with
Reports are that on Friday 20th July 2018 shortly after 3:00pm,
police were called to a marina in West End, where there was an incident
involving an American owned vessel and a group of American visitors that
were reportedly diving in the area. One of the male visitor received
serious injuries where his left arm was severed. He was transported to
the Rand Memorial Hospital and is listed in serious condition.
Olympic 400m champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo had to produce the
fastest run of her career to hold off the challenge of Bahrain’s
20-year-old Salwa Naser Eid on a steamy night in the Stade Louis II
stadium on Friday (20). And she did, setting an IAAF Diamond League and
Bahamian record of 48.97.
Her smaller opponent was second in 49.08, taking almost half a second off her own Asian record.
The first meeting of the season between Miller-Uibo, who has been concentrating mainly this year on the 200m...
The outgoing president of the St. Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association
(SLHTA), and the youngest to date, expressed his appreciation to the
executive and membership of the trade association for their
accomplishments over the past two years.
In his final appearance
as president at yesterday's Annual General Meeting, Sanovnik Destang,
37, stated the collective work of the influential private sector body
contributed to the growth of tourism on the island, pointing to
statistics showing double-digit increases in stay-over arrivals and
expenditures in 2017, and similar advances in cruise arrivals.
From the soil to the sea, the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science
Institute (BAMSI) hosted almost 50 teens as part of its annual Summer
Education Enhancement Discovery Series (SEEDS). The campers were able to learn about various food sources grown and harvested in The Bahamas.
For the second year, members of BAMSI’s faculty and staff hosted the
five-day summer camp for high-school students. The programme attracted
students from New Providence, Eleuthera, Long Island and Andros...
The first Bahamas branch of Toastmasters International Club 1600 held the Annual Installation of Executive Officers ceremony in the Ballroom of Government House on Thursday, July 19, 2018 under the patronage of Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling. The Governor General is pictured pinning the lapel of new President of Toastmasters Club 1600, Osbourn Moxey.
Illustrious Basil Sands loved God. He was devoted to his God and his
Anglican Church, while respecting the many ways in which people express
During the Episcopacy of Bishops Eldon and
Gomez, Mr. Sands, the Treasurer of the Diocese, who served voluntarily,
designed and implemented strategies to strengthen the fiscal foundation
of the Diocese. He also served Bishop Boyd and remained available for
astute advice. The Bishops and he recognized the need for an holistic
approach to decision making.......
French Consul to The Bahamas Dominique Levefre recently celebrated
Bastille Day at Café Madeleine, the French patisserie at Baha Mar.
Bastille Day is a day of national pride similar to the Independence Day
in the United States and is typically celebrated by eating traditional
French foods. In honor of the special Bastille Day guests, the culinary
team, led by Grand Hyatt Baha Mar Executive Chef Brent Martin, created
an exclusive menu of contemporary French cuisine as well as traditional
French pastries such as croissants and madeleines prepared by Chef
Celeste Smith, head pastry chef at Café Madeleine and silver medalist at
the 2018 Taste of the Caribbean culinary competition...
It has long been recognized that Bahamas Power and Light has been
overstaffed by hundreds of employees. The Government took the position
that the company had to become leaner and more competitive. A debt
ridden utility that relies on government for its continued existence is a
drain on the Bahamian taxpayer. Hence, the Board initiated a
financially attractive voluntary separation exercise, which had the full
support of both of BPL’s unions.
The VSEP exercise opened to all employees of BPL on May 18 and closed on
June 8, promptly at 4:30 pm. It must be emphasized that the entire
exercise was voluntary. No employee was separated against their will. Of
BLP’s 1038 employees, 314 applications were received...