Prime Minister Minnis returns from Meeting with US President Trump
- Mar 23, 2019 - 6:39:50 PM
Prime Minister of The Bahamas the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis discussed
upon his return to The Bahamas on March 23, 2019, the multilateral
meeting held the day before between Caribbean Heads of State and United
States President Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago, Palm Beach, Florida.
a press conference held in the Lynden Pindling International Airport
VIP Lounge -- Prime Minister Minnis said that he discussed security
issues with the US President...
Statement on Prime Minister Minnis’ Meeting with US President Donald Trump
- Mar 22, 2019 - 9:01:59 PM
Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis today took part in a
multilateral meeting between Caribbean Heads of State and Government,
and United States President Donald J. Trump at Mar-a-Lago, Palm Beach,
Prime Minister Minnis was one of five Caribbean
leaders invited by President Trump to discuss matters of mutual interest
between the region and the United States of America...
PM Minnis and Caribbean Leaders Meet with President Trump
- Mar 22, 2019 - 6:30:07 PM
Bahamas Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis and Caribbean
leaders from the Dominican Republic, the Republic of Haiti, Jamaica, and
St. Lucia are pictured in multilateral meetings today with US President
Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago, Palm Beach, Florida. Prime Minister
Minnis is also pictured with President Trump, and First Lady Melania
Trump. The Prime Minister is expected to return to The Bahamas on
(BIS Photos/Yontalay Bowe)...
H.E. Ellison E. Greenslade: Presentation of Letters of Credence to the President of Ireland
- Mar 22, 2019 - 4:41:01 PM
H.E. Ellison E. Greenslade QPM, Non-Resident Ambassador Extraordinary
and Plenipotentiary of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas to Ireland,
Presented his Letters of Credence and Letters of Recall for his
Predecessor H.E. Eldred E. Bethel, Former Ambassador of The Bahamas to
Ireland, to H.E. Michael Higgins, President of Ireland on 21st March,
2019, at Áras an Uachtaráin. The Ambassadors of Greece and Zimbabwe also
presented their letters to the President. Also, present for the
Presentation of Credentials was Minister Kevin “Boxer” Moran, TD,
Minister of State at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform
with Special Responsibility for the Office of Public Works and Flood
Urban Renewal Commission Community Walkabout in Freetown-St. James Road
- Mar 22, 2019 - 4:21:34 PM
A Community Walkabout was held in Freetown -- St. James Road -- on
Friday morning, March 22, as a collaboration of the Urban Renewal
Commission, Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development, the Royal
Bahamas Police Force (officers attached to Urban Renewal), and the
Department of Environmental Health. Representative for the area, the
Hon. Dionisio D'Aguilar, pictured, joined in the effort.
Photos/Raymond A. Bethel, Sr.)...
Governor General's Divisions Ceremony at HMBS Coral Harbour
- Mar 22, 2019 - 3:45:38 PM
Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling bought remarks and
inspected the guards during the Royal Bahamas Defence Force Governor
General's Divisions Ceremony at HMBS Coral Harbour on Thursday, March
21, 2019. Minister of National Security, the Hon. Marvin Dames
(pictured chatting with the Governor General) was in attendance. The
occasion is a military tradition that allows the Governor General as the
Commander-in-Chief to meet, inspect and address her troops on parade in
D’Aguilar challenges 'Team Tourism' to continue to excel
- Mar 22, 2019 - 3:33:29 PM
Minister of Tourism and Aviation, the Hon. Dionisio D’Aguilar,
Wednesday challenged members of Team Tourism to “continuously up its
“In our tourism endeavour, we are guided by a powerful
mantra: ‘It’s Better in The Bahamas.’ More so than describing a current
state of reality, this mantra, is aspirational, urging, propelling, each
of us ever onward, to improve the tourism product so that it indeed
becomes better in The Bahamas...
Remarks by Minister of Labour at Annual General Assembly of National Tripartite Council
- Mar 22, 2019 - 2:15:58 PM
Enclosed are remarks by Minister of Labour, the Hon. Dion Foulkes at Annual General Assembly of National Tripartite Council:
Senator the Hon. Jennifer Isaacs-Dotson;
Mr. Chairman and other distinguished members of the National Tripartite Council;
President Bernard Evans, executive officers and affiliates of the National Congress of Trade Unions Bahamas...
BAIC Chairman announces Saturday’s Mega Market; and a partnership with Environment to eliminate single-use plastics
- Mar 22, 2019 - 1:55:41 PM
The Bahamas Agricultural & Industrial Corporation (BAIC) will hold a
Mega Market, Saturday, March 23, 2019 on Gladstone Road in honour of
the corporation’s 37th year said Chairman, Bishop Gregory Collie at the
corporation’s headquarters on Friday.
The chairman also announced
the corporation will partner with the Ministry of the Environment and
Housing to help prepare the country for the elimination of single-use
plastics and Styrofoam containers for food and beverage...
Grand Bahama Workshop on construction best practices to resist strong hurricane
- Mar 22, 2019 - 12:38:05 PM
The Ministry of Public Works and the Caribbean Development Bank on
Thursday, March 21, hosted a one-day workshop for contractors to assist
them in improving construction practices.
Officially opening the
workshop was Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Public Works,
Iram Lewis, who said the event was designed to assist the contractors in
improving their practices from the beginning of the project to
Governor General and Prime Minister attend Funeral Service for Monsignor Preston Moss
- Mar 21, 2019 - 5:30:33 PM
The Funeral Service for Monsignor Preston Moss was held at St. Francis
Xavier Cathedral on Thursday morning, March 21, 2019, attended by
Governor General, Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling,
Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis, and many dignitaries,
amongst family and friends. The Most Reverend Patrick C. Pinder,
Catholic Archbishop of Nassau, delivered the sermon.
Bahamas receives record-breaking number of visitors in 2018
- Mar 21, 2019 - 4:45:56 PM
The Bahamas received far more visitors to its shores in 2018 than in any
previous year in its “entire history of being engaged” in the tourism
business, Minister of Tourism and Aviation, the Hon. Dionisio D’Aguilar
The increase in tourism business in 2018 was
experienced nationwide -- Nassau/ Paradise Island, Grand Bahama and in
the major Family Islands...
PM Minnis to deliver second Report to the Nation for 2019
- Mar 21, 2019 - 4:19:39 PM
Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis will deliver his second report to the nation for 2019 on Monday 25 March, at 8pm.
prime-time address will be carried on television and radio and is the
second in a series of reports that will provide important updates and
information to the people of The Bahamas on a range of issues...
Prime Minister Minnis departs Nassau for Meeting with US President Trump
- Mar 21, 2019 - 3:50:26 PM
Prime Minister of The Bahamas, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis and
delegation depart Nassau today on Bahamasair for a multilateral meeting
tomorrow between Caribbean Heads of State and US President Donald Trump
at Mar-a-Lago, Palm Beach, Florida. Leaders of the Dominican Republic,
the Republic of Haiti, Jamaica and Saint Lucia will also attend Friday’s
meeting. The delegation from The Bahamas comprises Minister of Foreign
Affairs the Hon. Darren Henfield; Office of the Prime Minister Director
of Communications Erica Cox...
Lunch for Seniors From Customs Social Club
- Mar 21, 2019 - 3:05:38 PM
The Bahamas Customs Department Social Club, in celebration of their
105th Anniversary, prepared lunch for Senior Citizens Homes on Thursday,
March 21, 2019.
(BIS Photos/Patrick Hanna)...
Minister Willamae Bridgewater and Family call on the Governor General
- Mar 21, 2019 - 12:19:04 PM
Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General
(centre), received Minister Willamae Bridgewater, MBE, and members of
her family in a courtesy call in observance of her 83rd birthday at
Government House on Tuesday, March 19, 2019.
Things Get Dramatic at National Arts Festival
- Mar 20, 2019 - 8:55:09 PM
Student and community entrants gave solid dramatic performances at the
Dundas Centre for the Performing Arts, during the E. Clement Bethel
National Arts Festival New Providence adjudications, on March 20, 2019.
Receiving Honours from Drama Adjudicator and Cultural Icon Philip
Burrows were Chevette Miller -- who was in character as Aunty Roxy --
and Queen's College student Gabrielle Cartwright. Receiving
Distinctions were St. Anne's student Marissa Capron and an ensemble from
Genesis Academy -- the latter performing "Let's Play" by teacher and
Bahamian playwright, director and actress Patrice Francis. The New
Providence adjudications are currently in their second week and over
1,100 entrants in New Providence are expected to take part in dance...
Governor General attends Vigil for the Late Monsignor Preston Moss
- Mar 20, 2019 - 7:26:54 PM
Governor General Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite
attended the Vigil in honour of the late Monsignor Preston Moss on
Tuesday evening at St. Anselm Catholic Church, Fox Hill.
lies in repose today at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, where the body
may be viewed, and the funeral will take place tomorrow morning at the