[xml][/xml]
The Bahamas Weekly Facebook The Bahamas Weekly Twitter
News : International : Organization of American States (OAS) Last Updated: Jun 17, 2016 - 6:15:58 PM
Organization of American States (OAS) Feed


News : International : Organization of American States (OAS)
Bahamas elected Chair of Inter-American Committee on Education for 2016-2018L: Will host 9th Inter-American Meeting of Ministers of Education - May 2, 2016 - 12:38:41 PM

sm-OAS-1.jpg
Washington, DC - The Minister of Education, Science and Technology of The Bahamas, Hon Jerome Fitzgerald, was in Washington DC for a series of education-related meetings from 27-28 April, 2016.

On Wednesday, 27th April, 2016, Minister Fitzgerald was a panelist in the First Round Table on Education in the Americas at the OAS and he presented on the topic: "Science and technology as catalysts for education and life opportunities". During his statement he implored OAS Member States to "advance the national development agenda of our respective countries through the architect and construction of robust national science, technology and innovation policies and systems...
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...
<< prev page    next page >>

Receive our Top Stories



Preview | Powered by CommandBlast

Latest Headlines
News
Bahamas 43rd Independence Celebrations Announced
Junkanoo Summer Festival and Goombay Return
Experts to talk Disaster Management on BETA Panel
Downtown Nassau Property Purchased for the New U.S. Embassy
PM Christie and DPM Davis tour Fishing Hole Road work in Grand Bahama
Bahamas Minister of Financial Services on Brexit
Bon Voyage Ceremony Held for Bahamian Students Traveling to China
Royal Commonwealth Society on UK voting to leave the European Union
Local Business Firm Partners with CICMC Bahamas Chapter to Improve Local Consultants Competitiveness
Bahamas celebrates 2016 United Nations Public Service Day
Community
Escaped prisoner has turned himself in
Man in hospital after shooting in Bimini
1,389 pounds of marijuana uncovered at house at Pikkanos Estate, Nassau
Government Workers Tour National Parks During World Environment Month
Hon. Hope Strachan on the passing of Chief Councillor, Mayaguana District
Woman found dead in Mayaguana
2 females arrested for gun possession - Nassau police search for suspects in 3 armed robberies
Lucaya International School receives Wildlife Habitat Certification
2 homicides overnight in Nassau, police seek public's help
Man wanted for gun possession shot by police in Big Pond area
Bahamian Politics
Hon. Carl Bethel 2016-17 Budget Contribution
DNA Young Democrats on Decriminalization of Marijuana
Roberts: FNM House clearly divided against itself and cannot stand
Buscheme Armbrister Carmichael & Golden Isles Rally Speech
Dr. Minnis on New Details Revealed about the Baha Mar Project
Chairman Collie’ on the Rising Murder Rate
Dr. Minnis responds to Christie’s Comments on Unemployment
Dr. Minnis responds to Minister Nottage’s comment on crime
McCartney: With Respect the PM must Resign
Butler-Turner: Christie’s Dreams and Falsehoods on Baha Mar
 

Bahamas Weather
Bahamas 3-day weather forecast starting Monday, June 27
Tropical Storm Danielle forms in the Bay of Campeche
Tornado touches down in New Providence near LPIA airport
Tropical Storm Warning Issued for the Atlantic Coast
Atlantic hurricane season underway: La Nina may fuel most active season in 3 years
NEMA Bahamas Tropical Depression #2 Alert
NEMA Conducts Shelter Management Training Course
Bahamas 7-Day Weather Outlook: May 2 - 8
Hotter, Drier, Wetter. Face the Future
Bahamas 7-Day Forecast: March 14-20
Sports
Philip Major is the Male Singles Champion at Open National Playoffs Southern
Bahamas Philip Major passes first test in pre qualifying for U.S. Open tennis championships
Joanna Evans qualifies for the Olympics
Buddy Hield Drafted 6th Overall by New Orleans Pelicans in 2016 NBA Draft
Local and international athletes to compete in the Blue Marlin Track Classic
Kerrie Cartwright Shines at Pro USTA Tournament in California
Sunshine Holdings Baseball Teams to Square Off at Nationals
(Video) Shaunae Miller breaks Bahamian women's 200m record
Major League Baseball to offer free summer camps in Nassau, Bahamas
North American Sand Soccer Championships Set Stage for 2017 Beach Soccer World Cup in Nassau
Columns
Miss Universe Bahamas under new franchisee
McCartney: We Deserve Justice
Lucaya International School receives Wildlife Habitat Certification
This Week in The Bahamas Commentary by Elcott Coleby: June 20 - 24
The Underground Railroad: Linkages to The Bahamas
Eymeric Francois: Midnight in Paris
Rick Lowe: Regardless of the lack of logic, price controls will be applied
This Week in The Bahamas Commentary by Elcott Coleby: June 13 - 17
At All Costs: Stopping The "Global Gay Agenda"
On the Pulse Night Club Shooting
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
Julien Believe to headline at the Grand Bahama Regatta
New Miss Bahamas Pageant Engages Fans with Reality TV Series, "Road to the Crown"
BIFF Announces Co-Executive Director
Summer Jazz Concert Set to Take Grand Bahama by Storm
‘Crazy Love’ Returns to Nassau
Jazz In Bloom INSPIRE concert set for Father's Day, June 19
Grand Bahama loses an entertainment giant
Bahamian entertainer, Sammi Starr signs with Sony
Maria Govan's "Play the Devil" to world premiere Saturday in LA
DMAC to perform at Tempo Caribbean Rocks NYC celebration
Sales & Promotions
Be entertained this weekend at Flying Fish!
Solomon's Freeport & Nassau Stretch Ya Dolla Lowest prices! (expires June 29th, 2016)
Grand Bahama Hurricane Resistant Factories for SALE
Zorbas Freeport opens Cafe & Pastries expansion
Luxury Waterfront Condos with Boat Slip Starting at $185,000
Flying Fish Dining Options
CostRight Freeport - Awesome WOW buys!
Fresh Market Shoppers Challenged to Get Screened, Get Moving and Get Fit at Health Fair & Fun Walk
Memories Resort launches their locals Special Summer Savings package
Flying Fish’s Chef Tim Tibbitts and Green Turtle Club’s Executive Chef Michael Howell join together to offer collaboration dinner at Green Turtle Club
Arts & Culture
Bahamas 43rd Independence Celebrations Announced
Grand Bahama Performing Arts Society Awards Two Student Camp Scholarships
‘The Road’ – unique joint exhibition to open at Doongalik
‘Crazy Love’ Returns to Nassau
West End Snapper Tournament to be Held Saturday
28th Annual Junior Junkanoo Parade Awards Held
(Photos) 20th annual All Andros Crab Fest closes in Fresh Creek Andros
Salt Cay Writers Retreat, Something to Write Home About
Indian Author Parashar Kulkarni Wins the 2016 Commonwealth Short Story Prize
SOL Petroleum Donates $50,000 to Junior Junkanoo
Streaming Multimedia
Bahamian filmmaker releases "Atlas Calling" as an urgent call to protect the ocean
A Mouth Full: Sweet Treats at Mortimer's Candies
A Mouth Full: Organic Living from 'Field to Fork'
Breakfast with A Mouth Full
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!
Inside The Bahamas Weekly
Find The Bahamas Weekly on Facebook and Twitter!
FREE WIFI Hot Spots of The Bahamas Directory
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
Find TheBahamasWeekly.com on Linked in and Google+
Bahamas' Julien Believe performs at Miss World pageant in China
Navigation (Site Directions)
Finding your way around our Website
Opportunities
India offers fully-funded training courses to Commonwealth citizens
Bahamas National Honours System now accepting nominations
Grand Bahama Hurricane Resistant Factories for SALE
The Bahamas Weekly FREE Summer Camp Directory 2016
Applications for Grand Bahama Summer Youth Employment Program Available Monday, June 20
The National Honours System‏ Open for Nominations
Bahamas Red Cross Society Seeks Disaster Management Volunteers
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
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
Grand Bahama Hurricane Resistant Factories for SALE
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
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 Contestants Rock the Boat at the Yacht and Travel Show
Bahamian designer sends Michelle Obama local treasures
Inaugural Perth Eco Fashion Week Call for Designers
Fashion students gear up for Miss Bahamas contest
Chanel Cruise Collection Inspired by Havana Beat
BAHARI releases 2016 Spring Collection
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
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
Department of Inland Revenue Urges Compliance on VAT Inclusive Pricing
The Department of Inland Revenue responds to Tribune Business Article on Tax Compliance Certificates
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
Health
Top-tier Orthopedic Program at Jupiter Medical Center
Jupiter Medical Center – Health Care That’s Worth Going the Extra Mile
New Technology Targets Tumors in Five Days or Less
Cutting Out Sugar Can Improve a Child’s Health in Just 10 Days
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
Opinions
Bahamas Olympic swimmer on the Gender Equality vote
Fred Smith: We Reap What We Sow
Top 3 Outlandish statements from Dame Sawyer that should really scare you
Terrance Gape: The Bridge to nowhere
Attorney Constance Mcdonald provides clarity on Gender Equality bills
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