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MOU Signing In Freeport Paves Way for Major Upgrades in the City - Sep 29, 2016 - 11:24:53 PM

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FREEPORT, Grand Bahama - A tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Ministry of Finance, the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) which is the private sector arm of the IDB, and the Grand Bahama Port Authority was signed September 29, 2016 at the Ministry for Grand Bahama.
           
Prior to the official signing, Minister for Grand Bahama, the Hon. Dr. Michael Darville stated he was pleased to be a part of occasion and added that the signing will establish a partnership with the GBPA to provide private financing for infrastructural works and other specified projects in the city of Freeport...
 
News : New Providence
Bahamian makes top 40 under 40 Houston Professionals - Sep 29, 2016 - 3:28:46 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - If Houston is keeping a keen eye on a dynamic Bahamian woman, then maybe we should be doing the same thing here at home.  

PJ Douglas Sands has been making so many positive inroads in her personal career over the years, and as the newly-appointed Senior Area Manager for The Bahamas Tourist Office in Houston, that she has been recognized as one of the top 40 young professionals in Houston took look out for...
News : Bahamas Information Services Updates
Condolences expressed on the passing of Henry Woods, Bahamasair managing director - Sep 29, 2016 - 3:07:48 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - It is with much sadness that we at Bahamasair announce the passing of our Managing Director – Mr. Henry L. Woods who died today at 12:07pm at the University of Miami Hospital in South Florida.

Mr. Woods’ career with Bahamasair spans 40 years over the life of the airline. Through his many efforts Bahamasair has seen massive improvements in so many areas of performance.

We ask that the nation continue to cover his family in prayer during this very difficult time...
News : Bahamas Information Services Updates
Tropical Storm Matthew expected to become hurricane by Thursday night - Sep 29, 2016 - 11:57:44 AM

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THIS IS A NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL STORM MATTHEW ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION, AT NOON, THURSDAY, 29TH SEPTEMBER, 2016.

… MATTHEW CONTINUES WESTWARD ACROSS THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN….
AT 11AM DST, THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM MATTHEW WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 14.2° NORTH AND LONGITUDE 66.3° WEST OR ABOUT 290 MILES SOUTH OF SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO.

MATTHEW IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 15 MPH...
News : Bahamas Information Services Updates
PM Christie on the Upgrade of Maternity Ward - Sep 29, 2016 - 10:27:36 AM

Nassau, Bahamas - Enclosed are remarks by The Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie Prime Minister at Official Contract Signing Ceremony; Maternity Ward, Male Surgical Wards & Legacy Entrance Renovation Princess Margaret Hospital on 28th September:

On Monday of this week, I was privileged to be at the rand memorial hospital in Freeport, Grand Bahama, as we publically announced the execution of agreements that would facilitate a major expansion and renovation of that hospital. Today, I am pleased to join with the Ministry Of Health And Public Hospitals Authority once again, as we publically, and formally execute an agreement with respect to significant improvements here at the iconic Princess Margaret Hospital...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates
'Tourism For All - Promoting Universal Accessibility' - World Tourism Day 2016 Celebration - Sep 29, 2016 - 9:48:03 AM

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Nassau, Bahamas - The United Nations World Tourism Organization’s “World Tourism Day 2016 Celebration,” September 27, 2016 carried the theme ‘Tourism for All – Promoting Universal Accessibility’ demonstrating the commitment of tourism leaders to include the disabled in tourism planning. The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism hosted a one-day symposium at Melia Nassau Beach Resort on Tuesday as part of the global campaign to make tourism accessible to all.

Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie is pictured, right, at the symposium during a tribute to President of the Bahamas Association for the Physically Disabled, Sir Durward Knowles, left...
News : Bahamas Information Services Updates
Consumer Protection Commission Working to Protect the Public - Sep 29, 2016 - 9:26:17 AM

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NASSAU, The Bahamas – The Consumer Protection Commission works to protect the public from merchants delivering shoddy products or poor service, and Chairman of the Consumer Protection Commission Senator the Hon. Jerome Gomez wants to ensure the public is aware of this.

The Commission, which is located in offices next to the Teachers & Salaried Workers Cooperative Credit Union, East Street South, is the agency tasked by the Government to protect Bahamian consumers from abuse in the marketplace...
News : Bahamas Information Services Updates
BTVI's Management Calls on Governor General - Sep 29, 2016 - 7:25:35 AM

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President of The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI), Dr. Robert W. Robertson and his senior management team recently paid a courtesy call upon Governor General, Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling at Government House.

Pictured from left to right are: Dean of Construction Trades and Workforce Development, Alexander Darville; Registrar, Samara Sands; Dean of Academic Affairs, Pleshette McPhee; Associate Vice President of Administrative Services, Zakia Winder; President, Dr. Robert W. Robertson; Governor General, Her Excellency, Dame Marguerite Pindling; Associate Vice President...
News : New Providence
BTC Opens New Creole Store in Nassau - Sep 29, 2016 - 7:13:39 AM

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Nassau, The Bahamas. September 26, 2016. The Bahamas Telecommunications Company Limited (BTC) officially opened the doors to its first Creole store this evening.

“We are proud to join hands with the Haitian community as we open our first Creole store today. We believe that this is just another gesture that demonstrates our commitment to customer service and to the Haitian community,” said CEO, Leon Williams...
News : International
Future Neurosurgeon Cleare calls on Ambassador Newry - Sep 29, 2016 - 4:58:41 AM


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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Ms. Shaveka Cleare, a final-year medical student at the University of the West Indies School of Clinical Medicine and Research in The Bahamas, paid a courtesy call on His Excellency Dr. Eugene Newry, Bahamas Ambassador to the United States, on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, at the Embassy of The Bahamas, 2220 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., to discuss her current research work in neurology and her future career goals in medicine.

Upon completion of medical school in a few months, Ms. Cleare plans to follow in Ambassador Newry's footsteps and study to become a neurosurgeon. Her neurosurgery interest includes general neurosurgery, neurotrauma, and spinal deformity...
News : International : Caribbean News
World Bank and Caribbean Export Launch Link-Caribbean - Sep 29, 2016 - 12:49:44 AM

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Bridgetown, BARBADOS - Caribbean start-up, early-stage and growth businesses now have another means for raising capital.

Today the World Bank Group together with the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) launched LINK-Caribbean, an investment facilitation program aimed at enabling early-stage Caribbean entrepreneurs to raise capital from private investors, particularly business angel investors.
News : Local
Bahamas' Selvinique Wright to vie for Miss Grand International - Sep 28, 2016 - 11:59:45 PM

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24-yr-old Selvinique Wright will be representing The Bahamas at Miss Grand International 2016 this upcoming October in Las Vegas, USA.

The model, whose goal is to become a police officer has been appointed as Miss Grand Bahamas 2016. She plans to continue her studies in psychology and sociology while continuing to mentor young ladies who may be struggling with self discovery, purpose and hopefulness...
News : Local
17 civil society and private sector organizations join forces to demand ‘true’ Freedom of Information Act - Sep 28, 2016 - 11:56:31 PM

Nassau, Bahamas — In response to The Bahamas Government’s recent announcement that a final version of the long-anticipated Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 2015 will soon be tabled in Parliament, 17 groups representing diverse interests have come together in a single voice to demand, what they are calling, a ‘true’ FOIA.

The civil society and private industry organizations are participating in a broad-based campaign aimed at ensuring Government include commonly agreed recommendations proposed by the groups to strengthen the Freedom of Information Act. They are mobilizing to engage and educate the public about the importance of the legislation and its timely passage...
News : Bahamas Information Services Updates
Uriah McPhee Grade 6 Students Call on the Governor General - Sep 28, 2016 - 5:41:15 PM

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NASSAU, The Bahamas -- Uriah McPhee Primary School Grade 6 students, studying “Our System of Government” for Social Studies, called upon Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling at Government House on Monday, September 26, 2016. 

(BIS Photo/Letisha Henderson)
News : Ministry of Tourism Updates
Bahamas Tourism: Boost from 2016 Junkanoo Carnival - Sep 28, 2016 - 5:09:07 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas — The 2016 Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival was a major boom for the tourism economy in The Bahamas said the Ministry of Tourism

The Bahamas National Festival Commission (BNFC) Chairman Paul Major said tourist arrivals for the weekends of the Grand Bahama carnival and Nassau carnival were up over last year.

“There was an estimated 56 percent increase in tourism related economic activity, which accounts for economic indicators such as hotel room revenue, stopover and cruise passenger expenditures,” according to the commission’s report...
News : Local
Organizers of Underwater Wedding Event announce Change of Date and Bridal Competition - Sep 28, 2016 - 4:47:45 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - The organizers of the world record-breaking underwater wedding event, In Deep Love Bahamas, have announced that the event will now take place on Thursday, 15th June 2017, surrounded by a week of exciting and entertaining activities for the bridal couples and their guests.

Previously scheduled for February 2017 around Valentine’s Day, the organizers and sponsors recognized that June, a traditional wedding month, also allowed better underwater temperature and visibility.

The launch of the event in May heralded the start of the attempt to break the current Guinness Book of World Record for the largest number of multiple couple weddings held simultaneously underwater...
News : Ministry of Tourism Updates
Miami HEAT team looking forward to kids clinic in The Bahamas - Sep 28, 2016 - 2:09:23 PM

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NASSAU, Bahamas - The Miami HEAT is looking forward to lending its expertise to the 150 Bahamian children who will take part in Thursday’s basketball clinic, Head Coach Eric Spoelstra said.

“They’ll love it,” Spoelstra said referring to the team. “It was great on the drive in on [Monday] we saw a couple courts outside and saw kids playing and everybody got up on the bus to look out. My guys will really enjoy it...
News : Bahamas Information Services Updates
Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Report 2016 Released - Sep 28, 2016 - 1:49:11 PM


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NASSAU, The Bahamas -- Mr. Paul Major (at microphone), chairman of The Bahamas National Festival Commission (BNFC), and other executives released the 2016 Report on Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival during a press conference on Tuesday, Sept 27, 2016 at the commission's offices, downtown.

The report detailed the financial impact, insights, marketing and events of the carnival. Stating that the release of the report is not ‘late’ as some persons would suggest, Mr. Major noted, "a report of such magnitude would normally take 90-120 days or 3-4 months...

News : International : Caribbean News
CDEMA leads coordination of regional preparedness in anticipation of possible impact from pending tropical weather system - Sep 28, 2016 - 11:48:56 AM

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Barbados - As a number of the Participating States of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) brace for the pending impact of a tropical weather system, the Agency has once again taken the lead to coordinate the Regional Response Mechanism (RRM). To this end, CDEMA in collaboration with the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) convened a pre-strike meeting of the Eastern Caribbean Development Partner Group (ECDPG) at 12:00 noon today, Tuesday September 27, 2016, to plan for possible scenarios in preparation for the impact. Partner agencies who are members of this group including regional and international donors and development partners are monitoring the system.

The CIMH provided technical understanding of the system by defining the implications for countries in line of the impact. The CDEMA Coordinating Unit has been in contact with the National Disaster Coordinators (NDCs) in Barbados...
News : International
Bahamas House Rededication Held in New York - Sep 28, 2016 - 9:48:14 AM

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NEW YORK – Bahamas Minister of Foreign Affairs Fred Mitchell is pictured on September 26, 2016, at the rededication of the newly refurbished Bahamas House, 231 East 46th Street, which houses The Bahamas’ Permanent Mission and the Consulate General in New York. 

Pictured in first row from left: Bishop Carrington Pinder; Chairman of Bahamas Maritime Authority Mr. Anthony Kikivarakis; Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mrs. Sharon Haylock; Minister of Foreign Affairs Fred Mitchell; Opposition Shadow Minister of Foreign Affairs Hubert Chipman; Bahamas Ambassador to the United Nations Dr. Elliston Rahming; and...
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