UB Academic Senate Elects Chairman and Secretary
- Oct 7, 2018 - 2:50:56 PM
Assistant Professor of Business, Ms. Bernadette Robins, and Associate
Professor and Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Maria
Oriakhi, have been elected Chairman and Secretary respectively of the
Academic Senate of University of The Bahamas (UB).
A key organ of
shared governance, UB’s Academic Senate is subject to the powers of the
Board of Trustees, the academic authority of the institution. It
comprises representation from among faculty, staff, students and
Doctors Hospital launches country's most advanced MRI technology
- Oct 5, 2018 - 9:50:26 AM
Doctors Hospital today announced that patients and physicians now have
access to the country’s first-ever digital broadband Magnetic Resonance
Imaging system: the Ingenia 3.0T from Philips Healthcare.
revolutionary machine is designed to quickly perform high-quality MR
scans with a high level of patient comfort. Ingenia 3.0T can
significantly reduce the patient’s exam time and has a wide opening to
accommodate patients of varying size, age, and physical condition...
Sterling Bank & Trust Limited Appoints Todd M.J. Beneby as Managing Director
- Oct 3, 2018 - 10:52:44 AM
Sterling Bank & Trust Limited, an affiliate of Sterling Global
Financial, today announced the appointment of Todd M.J. Beneby as the
Bank’s Managing Director. Mr. Beneby will be responsible for formulating
the Bank’s overall direction, identifying strategic initiatives and
leading policy development in the areas of standards, compliance and
“We are pleased to announce the appointment of
Todd Beneby as Managing Director of Sterling Bank & Trust as the
bank enjoys unprecedented opportunity for expansion in its core arenas
of property development financing and wealth management,” said David
Kosoy, Chairman and CEO.
National Advisory Council encourages public engagement on Local Government
- Oct 3, 2018 - 7:34:17 AM
The National Advisory Council on Local Government for New Providence has
been taking their consultation process to the nation during the month
of September to encourage widespread engagement from residents in New
Providence and the nation at large. The large volume of radio calls and
texts messages coupled with a dramatic increase in engagements on
committee’s social media pages is evidence of the tremendous level of
public interest that exists and denotes further that the Committee's
efforts are proving fruitful.
Council Members Ed Fields and
Acting Director of Local Government, Brenda Colebrook kicked off the
last week of radio appearances by taking their message to the thousands
of listeners who tune in to the nationally syndicated ZNS show...
David Slatter, a Royal Fidelity Cornerstone
- Sep 4, 2018 - 5:26:04 PM
Michael Anderson, the president of Royal Fidelity Merchant Bank and
Trust considers the company’s recent milestone anniversary of twenty
years to be a, ‘good start’. And now, with the prerequisite celebratory
party behind him, he and his investment management team are keen to make
the next 20 years just as meaningful, starting with new products and
services and proposed Caribbean expansion plans beyond the present
footprint in The Bahamas and Barbados.
David Slatter, Assistant
Vice President and responsible for Royal Fidelity‘s Investment
Management services, is one of Royal Fidelity’s cornerstones and is
proud of the firms continuing progress...
Presidente turns up the heat with New Summer Promotion
- Aug 29, 2018 - 2:14:43 PM
Bahamian Summers are synonymous with high temperatures, beach bodies,
and now thanks to a new promotion from the Caribbean’s favourite beer,
it will also become synonymous with ice cold Presidente.
its huge re-launch in the local market last year, scores of Bahamian
beer drinkers have embraced the crisp and refreshing taste of
Presidente; with thousands flocking to support various Presidente events
from the wildly successful music vibes tours, to Carnival themed
parties and fetes. With Summer in full swing, Presidente Beer, along
with their distributor Bahamian Brewery & Beverage Company...
Palm Cay Expands Sales Team
- Aug 16, 2018 - 12:09:44 PM
Palm Cay, the successful beachfront residential development on Nassau's
southeastern shore, today announced the expansion of its sales team with
the appointment of 34-year-old Bahamian-born Ahmahl Amedu, a successful
restaurant manager with a track record of identifying opportunities and
bolstering sales at a trio of restaurants popular with tourists and
The new hire comes as developers prepare to break
ground on the new $100 million, One Marina residential project featuring
84 luxury condos ranging in price from $800,000 to $1.9 million...
Royal Fidelity: A Brokerage Account is becoming more mainstream in The Bahamas
- Aug 15, 2018 - 9:41:59 PM
A lot has happened since Royal Fidelity set up its
investment and advisory service on Frederick Street in Nassau twenty
years ago. Today, its experts advise on not just the country’s largest
corporate mergers and acquisitions and initial public offerings but also
to an ever expanding base of individuals anxious to learn and
capitalise on the firms’ knowledge base of creating and managing wealth.
Payne is the Manager of the Brokerage Department and after 10 years in
an oft times variable economy she still preaches the gospel of the
Brokerage Account as a first step in generating income to build
meaningful individual wealth...
Grand Hyatt Baha Mar earns 2018 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence
- Aug 9, 2018 - 10:10:03 AM
Grand Hyatt Baha Mar today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor®
Certificate of Excellence. Now in its eighth year, the achievement
celebrates businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on
TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients
include accommodations, restaurants and attractions located all over the
world that have continually delivered a quality customer experience...
PM Minnis to hold office hours for members of the public
- Aug 7, 2018 - 9:32:42 AM
In keeping with Prime Minister Minnis’ commitment of accountability to
the Bahamian people, during the Parliamentary Recess, and commencing
Wednesday 8, August, and each Wednesday through 12 September, 2018, the
Prime Minister will dedicate three hours, from 9:00 am. – 12:00 noon to
hear the concerns of members of the public.
kindly asked to call the Office of the Prime Minister to confirm an
appointment at telephone, 702-5500. Meetings will be limited to 10
minutes only in an effort to accommodate as many persons as possible.
Outback Bahamas prepares for major expansion
- Aug 6, 2018 - 3:46:44 PM
Since July 2013, the Outback Steakhouse Brand has been serving up Aussie
inspired food favorites with a Bahamian twist. Through the continued
support of its loyal customer base, the company has continued to
‘Bloom’, offering its customers a superior dining experience in a safe
and family friendly environment. Building on that success, the company
is proud to announce its expansion into the Turks and Caicos Islands...
U.S. Embassy Closure in observance of The Bahamas’ Emancipation Day Holiday
- Aug 3, 2018 - 11:25:06 AM
The United States Embassy will be closed on Monday, August 6th in
observance of The Bahamas’ Emancipation Day holiday. Please be advised
that the Embassy will resume normal business operations on Tuesday,
August 7th at 8:00 a.m.
For any emergencies involving U.S.
citizens, please contact the U.S. Citizens Services Unit of the U.S.
Embassy’s Consular Section via telephone: 242-322-1181...
Six Bahamians selected for US Embassy's Youth Ambassadors Program
- Jul 27, 2018 - 12:54:52 PM
U.S. Embassy Nassau is pleased to announce the students selected to
participate in the prestigious Youth Ambassadors Program with the
Caribbean scheduled for August 7-29, 2018 in the United States. This
year, students from the island of New Providence were eligible to apply
to participate in the program. The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of
Educational and Cultural Affairs sponsors the Youth Ambassadors
Program. . . The program aims to promote mutual understanding, respect
and collaboration between people in the United States and the Caribbean.
six students selected to participate in this year’s program include
Karajahyah Forbes, a 9th grader at Temple Christian High School, Alia
Heastie and Shappelle Marshall, 9th and 11th graders respectively at
Queen's College, Carlysle Brown...
Bahamian Female Leads Major Event Production
- Jul 14, 2018 - 8:00:18 PM
Bahamian female event producer aims to inspire young women to explore
careers in technology and delivers world class event management and
production for local and international clients.
The field of event management is a male dominated profession and Megan
Minus, founder of Create Serendipity is positioning herself as a leader
in the field. Minus explains, “Event management creates a memorable
experience for guests attending concerts, conferences or other social
affairs so that all of their senses are fully engaged....
New Flexible Retirement Plan from Royal Fidelity Pension Services
- Jul 10, 2018 - 1:35:52 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - With the long running forecasts that question the National Insurance
Board’s ability to meet its obligations to retirees, Royal Fidelity
Merchant Bank & Trust (Bahamas) Limited has launched a new
retirement account to help retirees fund their retirement – the Royal
Fidelity Personal Retirement Account.
Royal Fidelity’s pension
specialists investigated and assessed pensioners' needs and formulated
the product for new and existing retirees with a minimum of $100,000
wanting to generate attractive returns on their pension funds...
U.S. Embassy closure in observance of the U.S. Independence Day Holiday
- Jul 3, 2018 - 1:06:14 PM
The United States Embassy will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th in
observance of the U.S. Independence Day holiday. Please be advised that
the Embassy will resume normal business operations on Thursday, July 5th
at 8:00 a.m.
For any emergencies involving U.S. citizens, please
contact the U.S. Citizens Services Unit of the U.S. Embassy’s Consular
Section via telephone: 242-322-1181...
PwC Bahamas announces two new partners in advisory and assurance
- Jul 3, 2018 - 10:25:39 AM
PwC Bahamas today announced the appointment of two new partners, Kevin
Cambridge, Partner in Advisory and Carlton Cartwright, Partner in
Assurance, effective July 1, 2018.
Prince Rahming, Territory
Leader said, “Our two new partners have exhibited exemplary leadership
and have impressive track records in delivering value to our clients in
the Bahamas and wider Caribbean. They are committed to working to give
the best of PwC to our clients and to help solve their most important
problems. In their new roles, Kevin and Carlton will further strengthen
BISX Trading Notice - Bahamas Property Fund
- Jun 28, 2018 - 6:00:13 PM
The Bahamas International Securities Exchange Limited (BISX) wishes to
notify the public that trading in the BISX Issuer: Bahamas Property Fund
Limited (BPF) has been suspended by the Exchange until such time as the
issuer has completed and published its audited annual financials for
the fiscal year ended 31 December 2017 and the quarterly financials for
the quarter ended 31 March 2018. As a result, with effect from 10 a.m.,
Friday, 29 June 2018, BPF shares will not be available for trading over
BISX until further notice...
Sandyport’s Oasis Furniture Launches Bridal Registry
- Jun 20, 2018 - 10:30:22 AM
The popularity of a summertime wedding traces its roots to ancient times
when the celebrated Juno – the deity from which the month takes its
name – ruled all aspects of women’s lives, including childbirth and
Fastforward a few centuries and June brides have grown
to legendary proportions not only in the global wedding market, a $300
billion industry, but also in The Bahamas. Little wonder why Oasis, a
furniture and home décor store located in the Sandyport Plaza on West
Bay Street, is rolling out its bridal registry...
Doctors Hospital Health System announces New Chairman Of The Board
- Jun 20, 2018 - 8:47:24 AM
Doctors Hospital Health System Board of Directors has elected Felix Stubbs as the Chairman effective June 20, 2018
He replaces Joseph Krukowski who retired from position he held since 2003 following Tuesday’s Annual General Meeting.
thank Joe for his outstanding performance during these past 15 years
and congratulate him on his retirement,” said Felix Stubbs, incoming
Chairman of the Board, “His years as Chairman of the Board at Doctors
Hospital Health System...