KGBCC Marks Litter Month to help cleanup GB
- Apr 22, 2018 - 2:12:33 PM
A clean neighbourhood is good for the environment, beneficial for
residents, especially children, all while increasing property values and
growing community investment; something Grand Bahama is working hard to
do after several hurricanes and economic challenges.
inception, The Keep Grand Bahama Clean (KGBC) Committee, an initiative
of The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited, has embarked on a mission
to create cleaner, greener communities across the island of Grand
Fast food restaurant on Prince Charles Drive robbed
- Apr 20, 2018 - 7:01:23 AM
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...
Illegal drugs recovered on Potter's Cay Dock
- Apr 20, 2018 - 6:15:34 AM
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...
EARTHCARE teaches Bahamian students about plastic pollution
- Apr 19, 2018 - 9:35:42 AM
EARTHCARE’s Founder, Gail Woon addressed the BMES Assembly on April 17th
2018. Her topics were Earth Day, Plastic Pollution and EARTHCARE. Earth
Day is April 22nd. “The first Earth Day was in 1970. Pollution was very
bad, the air was polluted. In the U.S. the rivers were so full of
chemicals that were dumped by industries that they would regularly catch
on fire. The people were fed up and they marched and protested asking
their government to enact laws to protect the air, the water and the
ground from pollution. Every year since then, more and more people and
countries have started to celebrate Earth Day world wide...
RBPF: Police investigate traffic fatality in Eleuthera
- Apr 18, 2018 - 6:55:16 AM
Police on Eleuthera, are investigating a traffic accident which
occurred, Tuesday, 17th April, 2018, and has left an adult female dead.
Reports are that shortly before 6:00pm, a woman was driving a
silver Chevrolet Cobalt car on Queens Highway, south of the settlement
of Upper Bouge, when she lost control of the vehicle and crashed into
bushes before overturning...
Call for conservationists to unite over minister’s fisheries ‘threat’
- Apr 17, 2018 - 8:09:59 PM
Save The Bays said they were shocked and alarmed to learn of the government’s
apparent plan to stretch the country’s already overburdened marine
resources to breaking point and perhaps beyond – the group calling
recent statements by Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Renward Wells
“outrageous” and “uninformed”.
STB chairman Joseph Darville said
the Minister’s vow to try and double fisheries exports within a year is
reckless, dangerous and an insult to the hard work and sacrifice of
countless conservationists over the years...
UB Concert Choir Readies for Cultural Exchange as they tour Canada
- Apr 16, 2018 - 1:20:58 PM
The month of April ushers in an aura of collective turmoil for college
students, who enter panic-mode in a mad rush to brace for last-minute
assignments and final exams.
With the Spring 2018 semester
drawing to an end, members of the University of The Bahamas’ (UB)
Concert Choir are preparing for another type of rush – excitement - as
they prepare to embark on a “tour of musical and cultural exchange.”...
CGI Group of Companies Celebrate Atlantic Medical Fun Run Walk Run in Grand Style
- Apr 15, 2018 - 9:53:11 PM
The local companies of Colonial Group International (CGI), inclusive of
Atlantic Medical, Security & General and Colonial Pensions, have
combined its efforts to host the 20th Annual Atlantic Medical Fun Run
Walk. The goal is to make this year’s event the best one yet.
Walk, which is in its 20th year will take place on Saturday April 21
and will be held in honour of CGI’s former President and CEO, Alan
Peacock who passed away late last year...
AML To Celebrate Earth Day With 3rd Annual Eco-Friendly ‘Bring Your Own Bag’ Initiative
- Apr 15, 2018 - 11:32:04 AM
On Sunday, April 22nd, AML Foods Ltd. will commemorate Earth Day with
its 3rd annual Bring Your Own Bag (BYOB) event. This weekend, the
company hopes to distribute more than 10,000 free, reusable shopping
bags to customers at grocery outlets on New Providence and on Grand
Bahama. Participating stores include Solomon’s Super Center at Old Trail
Rd, Solomon’s Yamacraw, Solomon’s Fresh Market Harbour Bay, and
Solomon’s Fresh Market Old Fort Bay in New Providence and at Solomon’s
Lucaya, and Solomon’s Freeport in Grand Bahama...
ALIV supports IBS Build A Bridge Competition for a second time
- Apr 13, 2018 - 10:16:00 AM
April 13, 2018 ALIV is elated to have served for a second year as a Gold
Sponsor for the 11th Annual Integrated Building Services (IBS) Build a
Bridge Challenge which took place at The Holy Trinity Activity Center on
Thursday, April 12th. Sixteen (16) schools came together to compete but
only one would come out on top- a five-person all-girl team from the
Anatol Rodgers High School. The IBS Build-A-Bridge Challenge is an
annual popsicle stick bridge building event for high school students
across The Bahamas. The event began in 2008 by Integrated Building
Services, a Bahamian engineering firm...
RBPF Nassau: Male arrested at LPIA for drug possession - Investigates alleged suicide
- Apr 12, 2018 - 7:16:44 AM
Male arrested at LPIA for drug possession:
A 29 year old Guyanese male, a resident of Suriname was taken into
custody at Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) Wednesday, 11th
April, 2018, after he was suspected of having smuggled dangerous drugs
into the country.
Investigates alleged suicide:
According to reports, shortly after 11:00pm Wednesday, 11th April, 2018,
police were called to a residence in western New Providence, after a
female was discovered in a home, with a plastic bag over her head...
Scotiabank Funds Scholarship
- Apr 11, 2018 - 7:31:38 PM
Scotiabank is a patron sponsor of The Bahamas Primary School Student of
the Year Foundation, funding a scholarship for one of the grade six
”At Scotiabank, we are committed to providing
opportunities that help young persons in our community become better
off. The Student of the Year Awards programme is an excellent way to
recognize primary school students who have demonstrated academic
brilliance,” said Nakera Symonette, Senior Manager...
BTC continues to serve the community
- Apr 11, 2018 - 1:19:26 PM
BTC and the Bahamas Red Cross share a history of caring for and serving
the Bahamian community for generations. The Red Cross Fair is one of the
largest and most attended events in the country. Last weekend, both
entities teamed up to ensure that the event was a successful one.
Director General, Caroline Turnquest said, “This year’s theme was “It’s a
Youth Vibe. This is one of our larger fundraisers, and it is critical
for us to be successful, so that we can provide for those in need.”
Manager for Public Relations, Indira Collie said...
Humane Society of Grand Bahama AGM set for April 17
- Apr 11, 2018 - 10:45:20 AM
Animal lovers wanted! Please consider becoming a member of the HSGB and
help us reduce animal suffering and pet over-population on Grand Bahama.
There are so many ways to help...fundraising, humane education,
spay/neuter canvassing, public outreach, even helping at the shelter by
walking/socializing dogs and socializing cats.
Current members are invited to vote in the 2018/2019 Board and Officers. Not a member or your membership has lapsed...
RBPF: Dangerous Drugs Discovered On Armstrong Cay
- Apr 11, 2018 - 9:58:51 AM
A Joint Operation involving officers of the Abaco District, Drug
Enforcement Unit and the Royal Bahamas Defense Force, resulted in the
discovery of over 75lbs. of Hashish oil.
Reports are that on Tuesday 10th April 2018, shortly before 3:00pm, officers acting on information...
British-Caribbean Chamber of Commerce welcomed to Grand Bahama
- Apr 10, 2018 - 9:08:37 PM
Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) Executives received a courtesy call
from representatives of the British-Caribbean Chamber of Commerce
(BCCC). The BCCC was inaugurated in 2001.
With its head office in
the UK and chapters in the Caribbean, it connects Caribbean countries,
to foster and develop trade and investment opportunities with the UK.
It is a daughter chamber of the Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce,
one of the UK's 52 British Chambers of Commerce accredited chambers...
The Kelly Bullard Foundation Story
- Apr 10, 2018 - 6:51:40 PM
Dr. David Allen Delivers Guest Lectures at Hong Kong University, Takes
Message of Connection between Shame, Anger, Violence Halfway Round the
Dr. David Allen was just a young boy when he first heard
about messages from The Bahamas. In those days, the message came by way
of a post card with a picture of a beach under shining sun, child
shoveling sand into a bucket and the hastily-scribbled words, ‘Wish you
RBPF Missing: 57 year old Godfrey Wilson of Nassau
- Apr 10, 2018 - 6:14:47 PM
Police are seeking the public’s help in locating 57 year old Godfrey
Wilson of St Joseph Street who was reported missing on Tuesday 10th
Wilson is about 5’7” tall and medium build. Anyone
knowing the whereabouts of Wilson is asked the contact the police
RBPF Wanted: David Mettelus of New Providence
- Apr 10, 2018 - 6:04:58 PM
Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man who is
wanted for questioning in connection with a number of armed robbery
incidents, which occurred on the island of New Providence.
The suspect is
David Mettelus, age 34 years
Ashley and Straw Flower Roads
, Montel Heights...
RBPF Nassau: Police continues investigations into country’s latest homicides - 115 ticketed
- Apr 10, 2018 - 5:24:45 PM
Police continues investigations into country’s latest homicides:
are seeking the public’s help in identifying and locating the persons
responsible for two shooting incidents, which has left two adult male
In the first incident, according to reports, shortly after
8:00pm, Monday, 9thApril, 20108 a man was standing in front of his
residence at Homestead Avenue off Homestead Street, when a black Nissan
March pulled up...