The Recording Academy™ has implemented a new community-driven and
peer-reviewed membership model in an ongoing effort to build a more
representative and relevant membership body. The move comes as one of
several steps the Recording Academy is taking to effect meaningful
change in the organization.
Effective immediately, the new
member submission process will shift to an annual cycle and entail two
key elements, both of which center on community: industry
recommendations and peer review...
Felicity L. Johnson, Author. Launch date:
Sunday, December 2nd 2018 from 2-4pm at Doongalik Studios, #20 Village
The Black Prince of Grant’s Town is a biography / memoir of
Johnson’s father, Basil L. I. Johnson, C.B.E., D.F.M (1920 – 2004).
Basil Johnsons’ life is a walk through our nation’s history spanning 80
plus years of significant change. The book provides invaluable insight
into important events such as unionism and the 1958 General Strike, the
Bahamas’ involvement in World War II, The Electricity Department and the
treatment of World War II veterans by the Government of the Day.
Suspects arraigned: Police are pleased to announce that seven suspects will be arraigned in
Magistrate Court at 12:00 noon, Monday,19th November, 2018 in connection
with a number of investigations...
Illegal firearms recovered: The enduring and dedicated work of the men and women of the Royal
Bahamas Police Force, has led officers to successfully recover two
illegal firearms from the streets of New Providence, Sunday, 18th
Governor General Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling
received the Board of Governors of Celebrating Women International and
special guest, the Rt. Hon. Kim Campbell, first female Prime Minister of
Canada, in a courtesy call at Government House, November 16, 2018. Her
Excellency hosted the unveiling of the 2018 Women of Distinction Awards
in the Ballroom of Government House, followed by a reception. Pictured
l-r: Beverley Wallace Whitfield; Lady Joan Foulkes; the Rt. Hon. Kim
Campbell; the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling; Mrs. Patrica Minnis,
wife of Prime Minister, Dr. the Most Hon. Hubert Minnis; Ambassador
Honorary Consul General for Italy to The Bahamas, Alberto G. Suighi
presented Mrs. Pamela Armaly, principal, Yellow Elder Primary School,
with a $5,000 cheque to be used by the school in aid of supplies the
school needs. Mr. Suighi said the donation was made by the Italian
Bahamian community and proceeds were derived from sales at the
International Cultural Festival in October.
The Honourary Consul
said over the past three years the Italian Bahamian community has made
donations to needy causes or persons such as the Ranfurly Home for
Children and Ragged Island after the hurricane...
‘A lover of music, dance and culture’ were words to describe
world-renowned musician Isaiah Taylor, during the renaming ceremony of
Pinewood Park to Isaiah Taylor Festival Park on Saturday, November 17,
It was during the Annual Dennis Dean Pinewood Festival that
Prime Minister, Dr. the Most Hon. Hubert Minnis declared that the park
be renamed after the member of the Grammy Award Winning group, Baha
Men. “We not only honor and pay tribute to Isaiah because of his
musical talents and for his many contributions to Bahamian arts and to
Junkanoo; we also pay tribute to him as a Bahamian patriot, as a servant
of his community, and as a mentor to young people,” the Prime Minister
In days of old women used to wear their best dress on their wedding
day. The white wedding dress became the fashion after Queen Victoria
wore one in 1840. Wedding dresses were often handed down to daughters
as cherished family heirlooms.
There is a
growing trend of buying secondhand wedding dresses from
thrift stores (or 'opp shops' as the Aussies say), and many women sell
or purchase once-worn wedding dresses online. Not only does this aid in
reusing and recycling, but it helps the seller recoup a part of the
initial investment, as let's face it, wedding dresses are expensive...
Freeport, Grand Bahama - Let’s all get together and say thanks.
Enjoy a full buffet of wonderful cuisine at
Grand Lucayan Resort Portobellos November 22, 2018 from 3 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Soups – New England Clam Chowder, - Pumpkin & Dry Coconut Bisque with Cinnamon Crème Fraiche...
Salad Bar – Dijon Potato Salad with Roasted Lobster Tips, – Caprese Salad...
Entrées - Roasted Tom Turkey with Traditional Giblet Gravy, Dried Fruits and Roasted Corn Stuffing...
If you think wool is just to keep you warm in the winter months, well
think again! Merino wool is a super fibre that not only can keep you warm, but
can also keep you cool. It wicks away moisture, travels well, and keeps
body odors at bay. In recent years it's been making its way into active
Wool is one of the most sustainable fibres on the planet says Eco
Fashion Week Australia (EFWA) organizers, and they tell us that Western
Australia produces 71 million kg wool per year, with over 95% of Merino
wool destined for the high end fashion market...
The Beta Beta Lambda Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc., with
major funding from the U.S. Embassy, recently held a seminar to promote
entrepreneurship among young people.
The fraternity chapter at
The University of The Bahamas brought in an entrepreneur from Tampa
Florida who is also a retired U.S. Airforce Staff Sergeant. Daniel
Smith, the owner and CEO of Awkward Media in Tampa, was the lead
panelist for the seminar. Also on the panel: online media personality
Alex Smith from Beauty Bunny...
The Bahamas is thrilled to celebrate 70 years of flights to paradise
with Air Canada, Canada’s largest domestic and international airline.
Air Canada first flew to The Islands of The Bahamas on December 2, 1948
and to this day provides scheduled daily service to Nassau.
are proud to have had the opportunity to fly Canadians and customers
alike to beautiful Nassau over the last four years,” says Duncan Bureau,
President, Air Canada Rouge. “We look forward to strengthening this
partnership further with our continued service starting this winter from
Police investigates attempted armed robbery and shooting incident: Police on the Island of New Providence are investigating an attempted
armed robbery and shooting incident Friday 16th November, 2018 which
left two males with injuries..
US and Jamaican citizens arrest for failing to declare:Two American males aged 25 and 31 years old, and two Jamaican females
aged 29 and 30 year old female were taken into custody in separate
incidents, Friday, 16th November, 2018 after they failed to declare
large sums of US Currency..
illegal firearm recovered: According to reports, shortly after 1:00am, Saturday,
November 17, 2018 Southcentral Division officers, conducted a search of a
nightclub on Market Street just south of Coconut Grove Avenue and
recovered a 9 millimeter pistol...
ELEUTHERA Police on the
island of Eleuthera are investigating a stabbing incident, Saturday,
17th November, 2018, which left an adult male with serious injuries and
another in custody.
According to reports, shortly after 1:00am,
two men were at a nightclub in the settlement of Rock Sound, when they
got into an altercation, escalating into one producing a sharp object,
stabbing the other about the body...
Students and teachers of Louise McDonald High School, Bimini, were
excited to be a part of the 2nd Grand Bahama Technology Summit, held at
the Grand Lucayan, November 14-16. The students from Bimini joined a
number of high school students of Grand Bahama who took part in the
three-day summit. District Superintendent of Education for West End and
Bimini, Ivan Butler (centre) was on hand for a photo op with the
teacher and students. Students attending the summit were Maya Saunders,
Breneisha Lindsay, Yavara Dean, Jadon Rolle, Brian Rolle and Obrianto
McIntosh. Teacher is Ms. Inez Nairn (fourth from right)...
Teachers will be key to the success in ‘digitalizing’ learning
institutions in the country, said Minister of Education, the Hon.
Jeffrey Lloyd during the Grand Bahama Technology Summit on Friday,
November 16, 2018.
Being held under the theme, “The Future is
Now,” the summit was officially opened by Prime Minister, Dr. the Most
Hon. Hubert Minnis, on Wednesday. The event is being held at the Grand
Lucayan and ends today.
Minister Lloyd further stated that the government’s education system is
made up of 172 school campuses and 60 satellite buildings that provide
support for schools all over the country’s islands and cays...
The Right Reverend Laish Boyd, Sr., Bishop of
the Anglican Diocese of The Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands
(second right) and members of the World Council of Churches paid a
courtesy call on Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry
and Immigration, the Hon. Brent Symonette (third left) on Thursday,
November 15, 2018 at the Ministry's offices.
The world’s largest cruise ship, Royal Caribbean’s new Symphony of the
Seas, sailed into Nassau November 14 to a chorus of applause, bringing
with her a highly anticipated economic boost for the historic city and
new technology designed to make the super ship environmentally friendly.
On board for the inaugural cruise of the sleek white-hulled
ship were a handful of invited guests including 200 members of
international media who joined dignitaries, local VIPs and sailing
guests for a lively ceremony in the ship’s iconic amphitheater at the
As part of the Educational Awareness Program Consumer Protection
Commission (CPC) has embarked on an aggressive campaign for educating
School students, as studies have shown that the biggest consumer
body is made of teenagers .
As the largest body they are
most likely to be victim of scam or breach of rights due to
little or no knowledge of their legal rights , Young people spend
every day buying phones phone cards, electronics products, clothing,
Ect and are often victims of defective products all the time
whether its shopping on line or in stores and don’t know where
and what to do...