[xml][/xml]
The Bahamas Weekly Facebook The Bahamas Weekly Twitter
News : International : Organization of American States (OAS) Last Updated: May 7, 2015 - 7:57:38 AM
Organization of American States (OAS) Feed


News : International : Organization of American States (OAS)
OAS Peace Leaders Programme Held at The College at The Bahamas - Mar 11, 2016 - 5:33:51 PM

smOAS-event-held-at-COB.jpg
NASSAU, Bahamas - On February 24th and 25th, leaders from different institutions of the Bahamian community – the Ministries of Education, Youth and Foreign Affairs, The College of The Bahamas (COB), and Young Marine Explorers - came together for a workshop on Peace and Citizenship Education delivered at The College of The Bahamas by facilitators of the Department of Human Development, Education and Employment of the Organization of American States (OAS).

Dr. Eslyn Jones, Coordinator and Vice President of Student Affairs at The College of The Bahamas, explained how the workshop attendees were invited...
News : International : Organization of American States (OAS)
CIM Reports on the Rights of Women living with HIV in the Americas - Mar 2, 2016 - 12:30:07 AM

Human-Rights-Women.jpg
On Zero Discrimination Day, the Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM) of the OAS is pleased to launch a new report entitled "Human rights of women living with HIV in the Americas" developed by the CIM and UNAIDS, with the collaboration of the International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS.

TheReport seeks to identify advances in and challenges to the protection and exercise of the human rights of all ofthe diverse women living with HIV, as well as to promote the development of regional and national strategies for the promotion, protection and realization of these rights.
News : International : Organization of American States (OAS)
OAS Holds Black History Lecture in Washington - Feb 27, 2016 - 11:15:39 PM

sm-AMBASSADOR-AT-LECTURE-SERIES.jpg
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Organization of American States (OAS) hosted a lecture on “The Afro-Diaspora in the Americas” as part of the celebrations of Black History Month and the International Decade for People of African Descent .on Thursday, February 25, in the Hall of the Americas at the OAS headquarters at 17th Street and Constitution Avenue, N.W.

The Bahamas was one of the seven countries along with National Geographic Magazine that were recognized as the primary sponsors of the event, with Miss Tracee Dorestant, Second Secretary/Vice Consul and Alternate Representative to the OAS, representing The Bahamas on the organizing committee.
News : International
Dr. Virgill-Rolle Engages the OAS on Competitiveness and Small Business Development - Feb 27, 2016 - 4:04:22 PM

sm-DR.-VIRGILL-ROLLE-AND-MARYSE-ROBERT.jpg
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Although in Washington DC primarily for Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) high-level discussions, Dr. Nicola Virgill-Rolle, Director of Economic Development and Planning in the Office of the Prime Minister, began her working visit to Washington DC  on Wednesday, February 24, 2016, with a briefing for Ambassador Dr. Eugene Newry and diplomatic staff at the Embassy  on the progress in developing a National Development Plan, which was followed by a similar briefing for Consul General Paulette Zonicle and Consular staff during a luncheon meeting at  Consular Annex.

Dr. Virgill-Rolle then engaged in discussions with Ms. Maryse Robert, Director of Economic Development at the Organization of American States (OAS), on the provision of technical assistance to support the creation of a Competitiveness Council and a Small Business development Centre in The Bahamas...
News : International : Organization of American States (OAS)
OAS Mission Highlights Good Practices in Jamaica’s General Parliamentary Elections - Feb 26, 2016 - 1:27:18 PM

The Electoral Observation Mission of the Organization of American States (OAS/EOM) to the February 25 General Parliamentary Elections in Jamaica highlighted good practices and formulated recommendations to further assist the country in its efforts to continue strengthening its electoral process.

The OAS/EOM, headed by former Attorney General and Minister of Foreign Affairs of The Bahamas, Janet G. Bostwick, was composed of 23 international observers from 17 countries, who were present in thirteen parishes across the country, and visited 367 polling stations...
News : International : Organization of American States (OAS)
OAS Designates 4 Judges as Goodwill Ambassadors for Environmental Justice in the Americas - Feb 13, 2016 - 9:44:35 AM

OAS-SM_1.jpg
The Organization of American States (OAS) today presented an initiative to strengthen the role of the judiciary in the protection of the environment, which included the designation of four representatives of the Supreme Courts of the region as Goodwill Ambassadors for Environmental Justice in the Americas.

The designated judges are: The President of the Supreme Court of Argentina, Ricardo Lorenzetti; The President of the Supreme Court of Justice of Chile, Sergio Muñoz; and The Minister of the Superior Court of Justice of Brazil, Antonio Benjamin...

News : International : Organization of American States (OAS)
Haiti: Agreement for Peaceful Transition of Government Accomplished - Feb 6, 2016 - 1:20:26 PM

The Special Mission of the Organization of American States (OAS) to Haiti which began on Sunday, January 31 is now completed.

Twenty two hours before the end of President Michel Martelly's term without an elected President to succeed him, an agreement was reached for a transitional government. Late on February 5th, President Martelly officially signed the agreement with President Jocelerme Privert and Vice-President Cholzer Chancy of the National Assembly...
News : International : Organization of American States (OAS)
OAS Special Mission to Arrive in Haiti on Sunday - Jan 29, 2016 - 6:26:55 PM

The Special Mission of the Organization of American States (OAS) to Haiti will arrive in Port-au-Prince on Sunday, headed by the Chair of the OAS Permanent Council Representative of Antigua and Barbuda, Ronald Sanders.

The Mission will also include Leonidas Rosa Bautista, Permanent Representative to the OAS, former Foreign Minister and Attorney General of Honduras; Sonia Johnny, former Permanent Representative of Saint Lucia to the OAS; Gabriel Bidegain, Principal Political Adviser to the Secretary General of the OAS; and Steven Griner, Director of the Department of Democratic Sustainability and Special Missions of the OAS...
News : International : Organization of American States (OAS)
OAS to Send Special Mission to Haiti to Assess Situation following Suspension of Elections - Jan 28, 2016 - 1:09:29 AM

The Organization of American States (OAS) will send a Special Mission to assess the situation in Haiti in response to a request by Haitian President Michel Martelly, according to an agreement reached today by the Permanent Council of the institution.

The Chair of the Council and Permanent Representative of Antigua and Barbuda, Ronald Sanders, specified that the Mission will be sent by the Secretary General of the OAS, Luis Almagro, and that its work will include engaging in “a dialogue with all appropriate parties.”
News : International : Organization of American States (OAS)
New Year's Message from OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro - Dec 31, 2015 - 2:45:44 PM

Dear friends,

We know that we still have hard work ahead of us for this year 2016 that is about to start.

Our plans at the OAS are still part of a dynamic of construction, but our efforts to facilitate the resolution of hemispheric challenges will be undeterred.

Justice and ethics must be the rules that guide the coexistence between countries and, within each country, they should be the basis for the relationship between government and opposition...
News : International : Organization of American States (OAS)
Cuban Migrants: OAS Secretary General Highlights Transcendence of the Agreement - Dec 29, 2015 - 8:41:38 PM

OAS-Sec-Gen-Luis-Almagro.jpg
The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, today highlighted the transcendence of the agreement reached by the authorities of Mexico and Central America that has created hope for the thousands of Cuban migrants in the region waiting for a solution to their critical situation.

“The humanitarian situation of the Cuban Migrants required a quick and integral solution, and this agreement facilitates that. We have to congratulate the diplomatic efforts made by the countries involved. They have taken a giant step forward,” said Secretary General Luis Almagro who has followed the process closely...
News : International : Organization of American States (OAS)
Committee of Experts expresses its concern for the journalistic approach to femicide cases - Nov 21, 2015 - 12:34:37 PM
OAS-CIM.jpg
Washington D.C.  – In the Framework of the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence, which starts on November 25th on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and ends on December 10th, on the Human Rights Day, the Committee of Experts of the Follow-up Mechanism to the Belém do Pará Convention (MESECVI), expresses its concern for the journalistic approach of some media outlets to femicide cases, which promote the re-victimization of murdered women, perpetuate sexist stereotypes and contribute to the normalization of violence against women.

After a revision by the Committee of several media outlets, it has been noted that femicide is commonly related to crimes of passion. In multiple cases, the headline or focus of the news is concentrated on the reasons that led...
News : International : Organization of American States (OAS)
OAS will observe the second round of presidential elections in Haiti in December - Nov 7, 2015 - 4:56:34 PM

The Electoral Observation Mission of the Organization of American States (OAS/EOM) in Haiti, headed by Brazil’s former Foreign Affairs and Defense Minister Celso Amorim, takes note of the preliminary results for the presidential elections announced yesterday by the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP), which are consistent with what the OAS Mission observed on October 25.

According to these results, none of the candidates reached the benchmark of 50% +1 of the votes, nor a lead of 25% or more as required by Haiti’s Constitution and Electoral Decree to win the presidency, and, thus a run-off election will be necessary...
News : International : Organization of American States (OAS)
OAS Secretary General Urges to Combat Violence against Journalists: “the Most Extreme Form of Censorship” - Nov 2, 2015 - 11:09:46 AM

Journalists.jpg
Today, on International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, called for the protection of the life and rights of media professionals and for the adoption of measures to prevent violence against journalists, which he described as “the most extreme form of censorship.”

“We raise our voice to remember the most extreme form of censorship that exists, the elimination of the critical voices of those who report to their communities on matters of public interest,” said Secretary General Almagro.

News : International : Organization of American States (OAS)
Declaration issued and Agreement made on Eliminating Violence and Political Harassment against women - Oct 26, 2015 - 1:04:36 PM

OAS-SM.jpg
In the framework of the VI Conference of States Party to the Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment, and Eradication of Violence against Women, (Belém do Pará Convention), Ministers for Women's Affairs and experts in gender violence of the Follow-Up Mechanism to the Belém Do Pará Convention (MESECVI) issued  a Declaration on Political Harassment and Violence Against Women on October 18th, with the aim of advancing in the full recognition and exercise of women's rights.

This Declaration addresses the need to eliminate violence and political harassment to achieve the full realization of women's political rights and to guarantee their equal access to all the public instances, in conditions free of discrimination and violence at all levels and in all arenas of political life...
News : International : Organization of American States (OAS)
Bahamas elected Chair of Capital Fund Committee for the Oas Scholarship and Training Programs - Oct 15, 2015 - 12:06:28 PM


DSC_0007.JPG
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Bahamas, represented by His Excellency Dr. Elliston Rahming, Ambassador to the United Nations and the Organization of American States (OAS), was elected Chair of the Committee of the Capital Fund for the OAS Scholarship and Training Programs during a meeting at the OAS on Wednesday, October 14, 2015.

The Bahamas' nomination was moved by Ecuador and seconded by the United States. The Committee is tasked with managing, investing, mobilizing resources for and identifying potential uses for the Capital Fund for the OAS Scholarship and Training Programs...

News : International : Organization of American States (OAS)
Elections in Haiti: OAS Mission Urges Actors to Work Together - Sep 27, 2015 - 2:28:30 AM

The Chief of the Electoral Observation Mission of the Organization of American States (EOM/OAS) in Haiti, the former Foreign Minister and Minister of Defense of Brazil Celso Amorim, today urged all actors in the electoral process to work together ahead of the upcoming presidential elections on October 25.

"These elections can be a historic moment for Haiti," said Amorim, who this week visited the country on a preliminary mission that concludes Saturday...
News : International : Organization of American States (OAS)
OAS Supports Holding of Presidential Elections in Haiti on October 25 - Sep 14, 2015 - 1:25:43 PM

The Organization of American States (OAS) supports the holding of the first round of presidential elections in Haiti on the scheduled date of October 25, and for that reason, the Director of the Department for Electoral Cooperation and Observation (DECO), Gerardo de Icaza, today travelled to the Caribbean country.

De Icaza, who travelled on instructions from the Secretary General of the OAS, Luis Almagro, will hold high-level meetings with the electoral authority and political actors in Port-au-Prince in support of the holding of the upcoming elections...
News : International : Organization of American States (OAS)
OAS Delivers Contribution to Recovery in Dominica following Erika - Sep 4, 2015 - 2:17:19 PM

Sm-oas.jpg
The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, today delivered a check in the amount of $25,000 to the Permanent Representative of Dominica to the OAS, Hubert Charles, which represents the initial contribution of the Organization to the emergency phase of recovery efforts following Tropical Storm Erika.

Secretary General Almagro has issued a call for mechanisms by which the OAS could engage in a triangular response to the post-catastrophe needs of Dominica by working with partner agencies of the Inter-American system. The OAS leader has emphasized the need for organizations such as the OAS to lead by example in establishing functional mechanisms for returning to normalcy the lives of affected populations towards a progressive path to full recovery...
News : International : Organization of American States (OAS)
OAS Secretary General Expresses Concern over Effects of Tropical Storm in Dominica - Aug 28, 2015 - 12:08:04 PM

The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, has expressed his deep concern over the loss of life and damage to infrastructure and property in the Commonwealth of Dominica following the passage of Tropical Storm Erika.

Even as the full scope of the devastation wrought was being assessed on the ground, the Secretary General transmitted to Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit his personal sadness over the tragic effects of the disaster and his concern for the people of Dominica, and pledged the assistance, solidarity and support of the OAS...
<< prev page    next page >>

Receive our Top Stories



Preview | Powered by CommandBlast

Latest Headlines
News
Nassau passport office closed due to power loss
Vendor Access to Cabbage Beach ‘Issue of Property Rights Not Birth Right’
US Embassy to hold Grand Bahama Town Hall Meeting on Student Visas
Bahamas Bridal Event set for Washington, DC, May 1st
Response to Auditor General's Report by Ministry of Social Services
Prostate Cancer Awareness 'Us TOO Bahamas Chapter' Calls on Governor General
Harbour Island All-Age School calls on Bahamas Governor General
Bahamian Students March Against Child Abuse
CFA Society Ignites Economic Conversation at The College of The Bahamas
Bahamasair to start Freeport - Orlando service
Community
Rotary Club of G.B. Sunrise presents Cigar Nights - May 14th
Pilot Club of Lucaya Navigators' Ball‏ this Saturday
COB Sigmas win Collegiate Chapter of The Southern Region
1 dead, 6 shot, and 9 in custody after drive-by shooting in Nassau
2 dead after 2 traffic accidents in Nassau
Red Cross Fair Battle of the Bands‏
RBPF Grand Bahama: Dangerous drugs arrest
RBPF Nassau: Firearm and drugs seized, 6 in custody
Hydropower Boosts Mt. Carmel Prep to First Place at Science Fair
RBPF Traffic Cyclists Hosted to Luncheon at Government House
Bahamian Politics
Dr. Minnis Statement on the PLP Minister Calling Rising Crime Rates “Progress”
Minnis Reiterates Call for MPs to Fully Disclose BOB Loans
FNM: "PLP Chairman doesn’t think we know what corruption looks like"
Roberts, "Hubert Minnis, both The Joker and The Riddler"
Opposition Leader renews his call for Greater Transparency and Good Government
PLP Chairman responds to Greg Moss MP on referendum bills
The PLP ratifies Griffin and Sears
DNA: Millions Wasted on Failed Waste Management Plans!
Roberts: More questions for Sidney Collie
Sidney Collie, "PLP Corruption: Bank of The Bahamas"
Bahamas Weather
Bahamas 3-day weather forecast starting Thursday, April 28
Hotter, Drier, Wetter. Face the Future
Bahamas 7-Day Forecast: March 14-20
NEMA monitoring Severe Weather System
Bahamas 7-Day Weather Forecast: Jan 21 - 27
2015 was Earth's warmest year since record-keeping began
Alex - A Rare January Hurricane
Developing Low pressure system near Andros creating deteriorating weather conditions across the Northwest and Central Bahamas…
Bahamas 7-Day Weather Forecast: Nov. 23 - 29
Schools in Cat Island, San Salvador and Eleuthera Closed Today
Sports
World's Top Beach Soccer Player to Lead Bahamas to Qualification
Bahamas National Soccer High School Championships set for April 25-30
It’s Regatta Time! Exuma Prepares for Regatta 2016
New Junior Women’s Basketball League gets Boost from CWCO
Sunland students get full basketball scholarships to attend college
Manta Rays Youth Soccer Club Seals Three Division Titles
Bahamas Ministry of Sports on the passing of Natasha Newbold
'Team Bahamas' Launched
Chris Brown Bahamas Invitational Photos
Consolidated Water Co. supports SWIFT Athletics
Columns
Noelle Nicolls: What’s wrong with fighting for women’s rights?
This week in the Bahamas Commentary by Elcott Coleby: Apr 18 - 22
Kwasi Thompson on the Carnival celebrations
This week in the Bahamas Commentary by Elcott Coleby: Apr 11 - 15
Pamela Burnside: Our rich Bahamian culture and heritage
Fred Mitchell on mention of the late Bishop Solomon Humes with the Panama Papers
This week in the Bahamas Commentary by Elcott Coleby: Apr 4 - 8
This week in the Bahamas Commentary by Elcott Coleby: Mar 28 - Apr 1
This week in the Bahamas Commentary by Elcott Coleby: Mar 21 - 25
Sam Duncombe: Politics, Law and the Environment
Events Calendars
Grand Bahama Events Calendar
New Providence Events Calendar
Women's Empowerment Workshop Coming to Grand Bahama
Nassau Music Society presents, Quartetto Gelato: Feb. 20, 21
Supermodel of the Bahamas 2015 Competition Set for This Weekend
Family Islands Events Calendar
Sanches Thompson, Super Talent of the Bahamas in Concert, February 9th
Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Grand Bahama launched
Culinary Fusion Expo on today in Grand Bahama, November 8th
Red Rose Ball set to bring Paris to Grand Bahama this weekend!
Entertainment
The Recording Academy® Statement on Prince
Jazz Day Concert Slated for Pompey Square in May
Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Crowds Flocked to Taino Beach Despite Rain
Julien Believe’s Party Ambassadors music video being shot at Grand Lucayan
Bahamian Culture closed IDB Meetings in Grand Style
Carnival heads to Grand Bahama
Results of the 2nd annual Widescreen Film & Music Video Awards
Party Ambassadors After Party The Ultimate Carnival Experience - April 16th
Bahamian hip-hop artist Hollie Wood releases, "Her Story"
Bahamian gospel artist releases single pledging her life to the Lord
Sales & Promotions
Be entertained this weekend at Flying Fish!
Solomon's Freeport & Nassau 'Always the lowest pricest' (expires April 27th, 2016)
Flying Fish "Casual Sundays" is the place to be!
Flying Fish offers the Chef's Lunch Special
Good Friday & Easter Buffet specials at Willy Broadleaf
Flying Fish Easter Holiday Weekend Hours
BE SEEN, unlike anywhere else through The Bahamas Weekly!
Event Promotions via TheBahamasWeekly.com
Flying Fish among Daily Meal's 101 Best Restaurants in Latin America and Caribbean 2016
Memories Resort Easter Staycation package announced
Arts & Culture
Nassau author teaches Christians to rise from crisis through new novel
Spence Finlayson Presents His Book to the Governor General
Creative Nassau Launching Straw Documentary
NAGB announces three exciting new exhibitions
Musicians and Entertainers Participate in 'Meet in Beijing Arts Festival'
E. Clement Bethel Award Winner Rosi Birch-Lovdal Implores Students to Keep Their Courage
Carnival and Sony partner with artist development workshop
New book: A History of The Bahamas through Maps by Todd T. Turrell
Volunteers Needed to Help Create NAGB Community Sculpture Garden
Downtown promotion planned for Bahamas cruise passenger on “Road to Carnival”
Streaming Multimedia
A Mouth Full goes #IntheKitchenwithBran
A Mouth Full goes Diving For Conch!
A Mouth Full Kicks-off 4th Season!
(Video) One Young World Bahamas Ambassador Addresses the Prime Minister
A Mouth Full pulls a Throwback Thursday!
A Mouth Full Gives You Wings!
A Mouth Full goes to Cat Island!
(Video) US Coast Guard assesses Bahamas hurricane damage
A Mouth Full goes on a Tru Bahamian Food Tour
A Mouth Full returns with a Studio Cafe visit!
Inside The Bahamas Weekly
BE SEEN, unlike anywhere else through The Bahamas Weekly!
Event Promotions via TheBahamasWeekly.com
NHI Bahamas Marks Significant Milestones
Young Bahamian Interns at Tech Giant Google
Top Stories of 2015 from TheBahamasWeekly.com
Happy New Year from TheBahamasWeekly.com
FREE WIFI Hot Spots of The Bahamas Directory
Find TheBahamasWeekly.com on Linked in and Google+
Bahamas' Julien Believe performs at Miss World pageant in China
Contract Signed for New Fishing Hole Causeway in Grand Bahama
Navigation (Site Directions)
Finding your way around our Website
Opportunities
Japanese government offers scholarships to Bahamian students
Bahamian students urged to register for Solar Challenge
Full time Chef needed at Upstairs on the Bay - Freeport
Cruise line industry job positions available through Ship Mate Ltd
‘Golden opportunity’ for Bain and Grants Town residents
Bahamas government launches Sir Sidney Poitier Essay Competition
Bahamian students offered chance to meet Sir Sidney Poitier
Contestants Being Sought for Revamped Miss Bahamas Pageants
AML Job Vacancy: Data Analyst / Financial Reporting Associate Needed‏
Grand Bahama job opening for a waitress position at Upstairs on The Bay
The Bahamas Boasts
IADB designates Nassau as an "Emerging Sustainable City"
Bahamas announces New Marine Protected Areas
Parallax rides a "Bahama Blue" tide to World Oceans Day
The Bahamian Flag Makes it to the Top of the World
BNT Receives Global Recognition for Shark Conservation
Bahamas #1 In Private Aviation
Baha Mar Rated Among Top Destinations to Visit in 2015
Award winning students renovate historic Cat Island kitchen
Nassau makes 10 most romantic wedding destinations in the Caribbean and Latin America
BREEF: An Artistic Platform for Reef Protection
A Taste Of The Bahamas
(VIDEO) Ocean Waves Nature Sounds of The Bahamas
Etiquette for The National Flag of The Bahamas
Junkanoo: Hidden Treasure of the Bahamas
Bahamas Investment Authority frequently asked questions (FAQ)
Bahamas Handbook 2012 in stores now
Chef Anthony making waves on Paradise Island
Essence Bahamas Magazine Launched
Thousands Flock to Bahamas Embassy for Passport DC Embassy Tour
(VIDEO) Bonefish Spawning Locale Discovered - They Do It Offshore
(VIDEO) Conch Salad TV Launched with the Great Conch Race
Market Place
2003 Buick Regal for Sale in Grand Bahama
His and Hers Mercedes Benz for Sale
For Sale in Grand Bahama: Nintendo 3DS (Flame Red)
Motorbike for Sale in Grand Bahama
For Sale: 2003 Mitsubishi Grandis (Freeport)
Efficiency Apartment for Rent in Grand Bahama
Seeking roommate to share oceanfront home
2 Bedroom Apartment for Rent - Lucayan Towers
Fortune Bay Lot For Sale - Grand Bahama Island
For Rent - Lucayan Towers 2 Bedroom Apartment
Medical Education Review Program (MERP)
DeVry Medical International to close Grand Bahama based M.E.R.P. Program
Join Our Team: MERP Staff Accountant (4 Month Term)
Grand Bahama Minister meets Medical Executives
MERP Supports the Arts in Grand Bahama
Grand Bahama landlords updated on MERP housing requirements
Medical Education Review Program students enjoy local cuisine, beach and bonfire in Grand Bahama
MERP Employee Receives PRIDE Award
MERP students say, "Yes We Can" to the Grand Bahama Red Cross
DeVry Medical International’s MERP Supports the 2011 Conchman Triathlon
Ross University
DeVry Medical International Calls on Minister Darville
New MERP session underway at Ross Bahamas site
Ross University School of Medicine Expands Affiliation with Premier U.S. Teaching Hospitals
Ross University promotes Dr. George Lotocki to Director of the Medical Education Review Program
Dr. Thomas Shepherd to Retire as President of Ross University
Ross University fully transitions Medical Education Review Program (MERP) to Grand Bahama Island
Ross University Bahamas counselor leads seminar for GB Association of Social Workers
Two positions open at Ross University in Dominica
(VIDEO) Ross University Appoints Bahamian as new Executive Administrator
New session underway at Ross Bahamas Site
Focus on Fashion
Miss Bahamas Universe Struts For A Cause
Canadian-Bahamian model makes her runway debut at Vancouver Fashion Week
Armani: Designing for Women in a Digital Age
Vancouver Fashion Week kicks off 27th season with designer showcase
St. Georges High School fashion design program to holds Fashion Show
Bahamian model, Shavon Nottage returns to New York Fashion Week
Eye-Catching Colourful Stripes Take Us Into Spring
'Hardour Collection' Launches Valentine's 2016 Collection
Sleepwear Becomes Day-Wear in Spring Fashions
The Making of a Perfume: Go Big or Go Home
GBITTV
Events schedule from TheBahamasWeekly.com
Hot Links
Websites we'd like you to know about...
at a glance
New Providence Events Calendar
Quote of the Week - Words Have Weight
PayPal now accepts Bahamian based credit cards
VAT Bahamas
Global Blue Service Fee Payment Can Now Be Made Online‏
Suriname Delegates Visiting Bahamas on Fact-Finding Mission on VAT Implementation
Bahamas Chamber of Commerce meets with gov't to discuss business license requirements
Bahamas Business Licence Certification Requirement Notice
No Consideration to VAT Being Removed From Healthcare
Department of Inland Revenue Business License Payment Methods
Department of Inland Revenue Reissuance of Billings (Real Property Tax)
Department Reiterates Differences Between VAT & TIN Certificates
File/Pay On-Time to Avoid VAT Fines and Penalties
Certified Statement of Turnover for Business Licences
Health
Cutting Out Sugar Can Improve a Child’s Health in Just 10 Days
New Technology Targets Tumors in Five Days or Less
BTVI holds successful health and wellness fair
Processed Meat May Be Killing More Bahamians Than Crime
Scientists studying intensified vector control measures to combat Zika, dengue and chikungunya in the Americas
PAHO, laboratories set guidelines to identify, confirm Zika Virus
PAHO Director to brief ministers of health on microcephaly / Zika in the Americas
Speak to a physician at Jupiter Medical Center
Bahamas' First Cochlear Implant Surgery Deemed a Success
Jupiter Medical: Put the Pain of Addiction Behind You
Opinions
What Does China Want From The Bahamas?
China's Growing Presence in The Bahamas
The right to private property, beach access or not
Pierre Dupuch: National Health Insurance and Rats
Op-ed: Discrimination, The Bahamian Political Crack
Carey Leonard: on the Hawksbill Creek Agreement Extension‏