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HGTV Seeking Expat Buyers in The Bahamas


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Have you realized that it is possible and more affordable than you expected to own and enjoy a piece of island living Want to help showcase the idyllic paradise, vibrant culture, and laid back, friendly lifestyle that is The Bahamas We want to hear from you!

We are casting married/partnered couples, parents/children, siblings or friends from the U.S.A. Canada, England, Australia New Zealand and more!
 
Please send an email to casting@enterthepicture.com

Nassau Rowing Club Competes at 47th Miami International Regatta


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Nassau Rowing Club competed in the 47th Miami International Regatta hosted by the Miami Rowing Club on Saturday, 6th April 2019. The event is one of the largest high school regattas in Florida, attracting 236 separate entries from 13 rowing clubs in South Florida, with Nassau RC being the only non-American club in attendance.

Nassau RC fielded the largest pool of competitors in the clubs history, with 7 rowers contesting 5 events: Jackson Mamock and Tim Stuby raced high school single and lightweight single sculls...

PM Minnis has birthday celebration with students of Gambier Primary School


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Its a custom that hes obviously come to enjoy celebrating his birthday with the students of Gambier Primary School, which is located in one of the oldest historical villages in western New Providence.

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis was born April 16, 1954.  But due to school closure over the Easter Holiday, he visited the campus on Friday, April 12, 2019 and was treated to a special Birthday celebration...

Hop on over to Grand Lucayan for an Easter Feast


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Hop over to Grand Lucayan for an Easter Feast! Enjoy these delicious buffets at Portobellos Restaurant - Good Friday Buffet April 19TH, 12 - 10PM Adults: $27.94, Children 5 -12 yrs $13.97, under 5 free. Tax included. SOUP - Bahamian Conch Chowder Served with Johnny Cake & Hot-Cross Buns...; ENTREES - Green Peas 'n Rice Fried Sweet Plantains...

Easter Sunday Buffet SUNDAY APRIL 21ST, 12 - 4PM Adults: $36.29, Children 5 -12 yrs $18.14, under 5 free. Tax included. SOUP -Shrimp & Tomato Bisque Sweet...; ENTREES Conch 'n Rice with Red Beans Seasonal Vegetables...

OAS and Regional Alliance for Free Expression and Information will work together in the Defense of Fundamental Rights


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The Organization of American States (OAS) and the Regional Alliance for Free Expression and Information today signed an agreement to work together in the defense of fundamental rights such as free expression and access to information in the Hemisphere.

Mauricio Alarcn, member of the Executive Secretariat of the Alliance said the slogan of the OAS of more rights for more people should be taken on by civil society. At the Regional Alliance we have been working hand in hand with the OAS promoting freedom of expression and related rights...

Swearing in of Mr. Ernie Wallace to Customs Appeals, and VAT Appeals Commissions


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Mr. Ernie Wallace was sworn in as Customs Appeals Commissioner, Chairman of the Customs Appeals Commission, VAT Appeals Commissioner, and Chairman of the VAT Appeals Commission on April 12, 2019 in the Chambers of Acting Chief Justice Vera Watkins. 

(BIS Photos/Derek Smith)

Abaco's St. Francis de Sales School Showcases Musical Talent at National Arts Festival


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St. Francis de Sales Catholic School students showcased talents in playing the recorder, as groups and as soloists, during the E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival Abaco Adjudications, held at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Parish, Marsh Harbour, on April 9, 2019. 

(BIS Photos / Eric Rose)...

Public Notice: Bus Stop Relocation


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The Road Traffic Department wishes to advise the public that the Bus Stop currently in front of the Dan Brad Ltd. (McDonald's Restaurant) and the British Colonial Hilton, West Bay Street, will be relocated to Frederick Street North with effect from Wednesday, April 24, 2019...

Campbell thanks church for its role in youth development


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The contribution of churches to youth development in the Commonwealth of The Bahamas has been commendable, Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell said.

Addressing the annual Church Service held to commemorate National Child Protection Month in The Bahamas -- the service was held at Faith United Missionary Baptist Church Minister Campbell said throughout the nations history, the church has stood as a beacon, propelling the country on the way forward...

Bahamas Off to the Races with Mercedes Benz 5K Corporate Run


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The Islands Of The Bahamas brand continues to be exposed to tens of thousands, as the Florida marketing team solidifies one of its major marketing strategies of participating in front facing events such as popular races, runs and marathons.

The participation of the local Bahamas Tourist Office at the recent Turkish Airlines sponsored Mercedes Benz Corporate Run, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, potentially exposed The Bahamas brand to close to 10,000 including the 8,668 official race participants, as well as organizers, sponsors and vendors...

Campbell: Place Childrens Futures Above Materialism


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Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell, Thursday admonished parents who are not doing so, to place the value of their childrens futures above materialism.

Sometimes parents ignore the complaints of the child because the person the child is complaining against may be the provider, and so I want those parents to have the courage to set aside whatever gifts or material benefits the individual may be providing to them, to listen to, and address, the complaint of their child, Minister Campbell said...

Workshop on Improving the Business Climate by Strengthening Procedures to Start a Business in the Caribbean


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Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export), in partnership with the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA), has set its sight on improving the business climate in the Caribbean with a focus on strengthening the procedures to start a business in the Region.

The Agencies convened a two-day workshop at the Radisson Aquatica Hotel in Barbados from 9-10th April 2019) to discuss the regions business climate...

Committee of Experts expresses concern over the statements of the Vice President of Guatemala


The Committee of Experts of the Follow-up Mechanism to the Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence against Women "Belm do Par Convention" (MESECVI) expresses deep concern at the statements made by the Vice President of Guatemala, Jafeth Cabrera, who normalized, diminished and ignored the seriousness of violence against women during a speech at the Secretariat for the Executive Coordination of the Presidency...

Bahamas 3-Day Weather Forecast for Fri., April 12


This is the Bahamas 3-day public forecast for today and tonight Friday 12th April 2019

General situation: A mid to upper level low pressure system centered just east of the Northwest and Central Bahamas will continue to move eastwards and away from the area, while a lingering trough supports a few pockets of unsettled weather across the southeast Bahamas today...

Vocational training gives inmates hope


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The second cohort of inmates in a training program facilitated by the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) graduated on Thursday.

The ceremony held at the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services honoured 80 inmates who completed basic training in carpentry, barbering, garment manufacturing, computer, auto mechanics, electrical installation and plumbing. The Citizen Security & Justice program is a part of a $3.4 million component of an Inter-American Development Bank-financed project geared towards the rehabilitation and reintegration of offenders.

Caribbean Animators Learn, Earn and Display at KingstOOn 3


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Caribbean animators had the opportunity to showcase their skills to an audience of local, regional and international players in the content and technology industry and access seed funding for their animated concepts thanks to the KingstOOn 3 Animation Festival which was held in Jamaica April 5 -7, 2019.

Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) supported the participation of three animators: Barbadian Joshua Clarke, Alain Bidard from Martinique and St. Lucian Tevin Loctar...

Lloyd announces opportunities for Training and Re-Training in Special Education (VIDEO)


The Ministry of Education (MOE) is increasing opportunities for more persons to pursue studies in key areas of special education, and increasing the amount of special education units at the pre-school and primary levels at public institutions throughout the country.

The Minister of Education, the Hon. Jeffrey Lloyd said more persons who are trained to address all disabilities are needed, and the Ministry recognizes the realities of supply and demand which sometimes result in children having to be placed on a waiting list to see a Special Education specialist...

SBDCs first pitch night on Grand Bahama a success


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The Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) in conjunction with the University of The Bahamas northern campus hosted its first Pitch Night competition on the island of Grand Bahama.

The event allowed six students of the University of The Bahamas to share their business plans with judges and attendees.

Walking away with the grand prize of a 10,000-dollar grant was the Founder and CEO of Keeping It Clean, Tarentee Laing. Hilary Huyler, Founder, and CEO of Happy Hour Tours placed second and received a 5,000-dollar grant...

Campbell sets out roles of parents, students in child protection efforts


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Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell Thursday admonished parents, teachers, guardians and adults everywhere to be very mindful of the role they play in the lives of children and in the countrys child protection efforts.

The society that we live in is only a continuation and an extension of the homes that we build, Minister Campbell said. It is possible to live in a peaceful, productive society where persons express their love for one to the other, but those peaceful societies that we dream of are the result of peaceful...

Scotiabank using technology to help customers control their money


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Scotiabank announces new enhancements to its Alerts feature to give customers more control of their banking. In addition to Transaction Alerts and Security Alerts, the Bank now offers Credit Card Controls. Credit Card Controls is an innovative feature that gives customers the ability to turn their credit card off or deactivate international or online transactions. A notification can also be sent when a customer reaches their maximum limit... 

Grand Bahama gets big promotional plug during world cruise and maritime conference


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Minister of State for Grand Bahama, Senator the Hon. Kwasi Thompson, said that the new proposed Carnival Cruise Port, slated for development in East Grand Bahama, was announced to over 11,000 people within the cruise industry, during a recent conference in Miami, Florida, April 8-10, 2019.

It was during one of the opening sessions of the Seatrade Cruise Global 2019 conference that President of Carnival Cruise Line Christine Duffy told the over 11,000 participants at the conference about her companys major development in Freeport, Grand Bahama...

The Governor General presents Award at Gala performance of the National Youth Choir


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At a Gala Performance of the 29th Annual Concert Season of the Bahamas National Youth Choir, Wednesday evening, Governor General Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling presented a lifetime award to choir alumnus, Alfred Culmer at the Winston V. Saunders Theatre of the Dundas Centre for the Performing Arts. 

(BIS Photos/Patrick Hanna)...

H. O. Nash says break the silence and put an end to violence


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H. O. Nash Junior High School heralded its anti-violence stance during a special assembly Tuesday, April 9th 2019 on the Dolphin Drive campus.

Students performed rap songs, recited poems and engaged in competitions to send the powerful message Break the Silence: Lions Against Violence during Anti-violence Day organized by Bahamas Peers Empowering Peers (B-PEPP+) a project of Bahamas Rotary Clubs in conjunction with the United States Embassy...

Presentation Call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs by the Non - Resident High Commissioner of the Republic of Zambia


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His Excellency Felix Nicholas Mfula, Envoy of the Government of the Republic of Zambia, presented his Letters of Commission to Her Excellency, the Most Honourable Dame Marguerite Pindling, ON, GCMG, Governor General of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, April 10, 2019 accrediting him as High Commissioner of the Republic of Zambia to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas.

Prior to the presentation at Government House, High Commissioner Mfula called on the Honourable Darren Henfield, MP, Minister of Foreign Affairs to present his Copie  d'Usage.

OAS and Colombia sign agreement to hold the 49th General Assembly in Medelln


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The Organization of American States (OAS) and the Government of Colombia today signed the agreement to hold the 49th General Assembly on June 26- 28 in Medelln, under the theme: "Innovating to Strengthen Hemispheric Multilateralism."

At the signing of the agreement, the Deputy Minister of Multilateral Affairs of Colombia, Adriana Meja, said her country is ready to receive the Foreign Ministers of the Hemisphere to discuss common problems and challenges...

Bahamas participates in Airline Networking Conference, London


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The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation recently participated in the AIRLINE Networking Conference in London.

Attending were Tyrone G. Sawyer, Senior Director Airlift Development, Ministry of Tourism & Aviation; Faye Cash, General Manager/Senior Analyst Airlift Development, Ministry of Tourism & Aviation; and Anthony Stuart, Director of Europe at the Bahamas Tourist Office, London...

A Vision United by Bahamian Artist Jamaal Rolle is unveiled at UNESCO International Youth Forum in China


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Jamaal Rolles latest visual arts piece created a buzz at a recent UNESCO Forum held in Changsha and Nanjing, China. Projected onto a large backdrop, the 20-foot creation was highly admired by attendees and officials; where many posed for a photo opportunity with The Celebrity Artist who is also a cultural ambassador of his island nation, The Bahamas.

Rolle named the popular piece A Vision United, that embodied the message of the Third International Youth Forum (IYF3) on Creativity and Heritage Along The Silk Roads: Youth Creativity and Innovation in the Age of Media Arts...

Toddlers have a day of fun at Literacy Fair as part of Pre-School Week


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Baa, Baa, Black Sheep, Have you Any Wool and Mary Had A Little Lamb are just two of the many nursery rhymes that the toddlers recited during the Department of Educations Literacy Fair Wednesday, April 10th.

The students and their teachers, representing 26 government and 2 private pre-schools in New Providence, assembled on the courtyard of Willard Patton Pre-school for a day of fun and learning, one of the activities in recognition of the 15th Annual Pre-school Week...

Iesha Shepherd and Afrika Smith perform well in collegiate tennis


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Iesha  Shepherd and Afrika Smith heat up the courts in tennis action for their respective colleges.

Iesha  plays for The Chicago State Cougars  and won four of her final six singles contests over the last two months. Iesha teamed up with Vougars teammate Anastasiia Goncharova for a three-match doubles winning streak playing at No. 3...

Charles Murphy named new Commissioner of Correctional Services


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National Security Minister, Hon. Marvin H. Dames announced today the appointment of Acting Commissioner, Charles L. Murphy as Commissioner of The Bahamas Department Correctional Services, with effect from 29th January, 2019.

Mr. Murphy was identified as the successful candidate out of nine applicants after the post of Commissioner of Correctional Services was advertised both locally and abroad last year.  He succeeds former Commissioner of Correctional Services, Mr. Patrick Wright, who officially retired on 29th August, 2018...

Ardastra hosts Meet and Greet for Popular Authors Zoo hopes to foster love for animals, reading


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They were unlikely candidates to share a platform a biologist, a tenth grader and a therapist and yet a common thread connected them, their knack for writing stories about animals that resonated with young audiences.
 
Each gravitated towards writing for different reasons. Through Roman and the Pink Flamingos, Sierra Blair wanted to document her family exploits, particularly the antics of her baby brother, Roman...

Spelling Bee 2nd Place Winner Kevin Williams calls on the Governor General


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Master Kevin Williams, 5th grade student of Yellow Elder Primary School and 2nd place winner in the 22nd Bahamas National Spelling Bee Competition, paid a courtesy call upon Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General, at Government House on Wednesday, April 10, 2019.

(BIS Photo/Letisha Henderson)...

Make your Friday Night Sizzle at Portobellos


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Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - Kick-start your weekend by joining us at Portobellos for a buffet every Friday night for authentic island  flavors and classic Bahamian cuisine.

Choose from our extensive menu selections while enjoying live entertainment at Grand Lucayans Friday Night Buffet.

Every Friday from 6pm-10pm | Contact 242-373-1333 for further information...

New Ambassador of Venezuela Presents Credentials


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The new Permanent Representative of Venezuela to the Organization of American States (OAS), Gustavo Tarre, today presented his credentials to the Secretary General of the hemispheric institution, Luis Almagro.

Secretary General Almagro welcomed Ambassador Tarre, "with whom we will work to deepen the path to democratization, peace and justice for Venezuela." He also recalled that, at the meeting of the OAS Permanent Council on April 9, "the voices in favor of democracy in the hemisphere" voted for the resolution that accepted his appointment...

Campbell applauds participation of female students in GB High School Technical and Industrial Forum


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Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell, applauded organizers of the Grand Bahama High School Technical and Industrial Forum and Exhibition for providing a forum for the large turnout of High School students, particularly female students, interested in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Held Friday, April 5 (2019) at St. Georges High School Gymnasium in Freeport, Grand Bahama, the event was a collaboration between the Ministry of Labour, its National Employment and Industrial Skills Training Sub-Committee and the Office of the Prime Minister, Grand Bahama...

Promoting Grand Bahama at the Seatrade Global 2019


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In Keeping with the Governments commitment to establish, Grand Bahama as a the leader in the Maritime Industry and growing potential as a major cruise destination Minister of State for Grand Bahama attended and held discussions with executives in the cruise sector and maritime sector at the worlds largest Cruise and maritime Event, Seatrade Cruise Global 2019

Over 753 Exhibitors and Vendors were displayed at this years conference showcasing the opportunities in the industry...

Blue Orchid Brings It Home with Three International Marketing Industry Awards


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Blue Orchid Advertising and Public Relations Agency (Blue Orchid) is a Platinum winner in the 2018 Summit International Awards competition for its work with The Central Bank of the Bahamas.  Blue Orchid, in partnership with Colina Financial Advisors Ltd. (CFAL), received the Summit Marketing Effectiveness Award for Education Marketing based on its design and execution of the Get Money Smart Bahamas national financial literacy campaign, which was launched on behalf of The Central Bank last year...

Young Women of S.T.R.A.W become financially savvy


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Nearly 300 girls recently received some crucial financial literacy advice, courtesy of CIBC FirstCaribbeans Treasury and Finance Department, as part of S.T.R.A.W. Incs 15th Annual Girls Leadership Conference, themed Girls Empowered - #SpeakUp.

According to Executive Director and President Therena Cunningham, S.T.R.A.W. (Strengthening, Transforming, Restoring, and Affirming young Women) is a community-based youth development organization where we engage underserved adolescent girls and young women....

Drama, Drum, Dance - James A. Pinder Students at National Arts Festival, Abaco


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James A. Pinder Primary School students showcased their talent, in the E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival Abaco adjudications, on April 8, 2019, at the school in Sandy Point, South Abaco.  They performed in drama, Junkanoo drumming, and dance. Dance adjudicator and Cultural Icon Lawrence Carroll also gave the students and their teacher pointers. 

(BIS Photos / Eric Rose)

Zambia's Non-Resident High Commissioner-Designate Presented Credentials to the Governor General


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Governor General, Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling received Letters of Commission from His Excellency Felix Nicholas Mfula, non-resident High Commissioner-Designate of the Republic of Zambia to The Commonwealth of The Bahamas, during a brief ceremony at Government House on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. 

(BIS Photos/Letisha Henderson)...

Sts. Francis and Joseph School 'Shockers' take Child Protection Councils Digital Citizens Pledge


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Students of the Sts. Francis/Joseph Catholic Primary School took the National Child Protection Councils (NCPC) Digital Citizens Pledge, Tuesday (April 9), during the launch of the NCPCs NetSmartz Campaign.

The Pledge encourages adults and students to observe a number of rules as they relate to being good, digital citizens and students. These include: protecting my own and others' private information online...

National Arts Festival Visits Hope Town, Abaco


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Singing took centre stage at Hope Town Primary School, when the E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival Abaco adjudications visited, on April 8, 2019.  The students formed choirs to sing gospel and Bahamian songs, while teachers Donnella Beckford and Chelsey Braaksma sang a spectacular duet from the musical "Wicked".  Rounding out the performances was Kailey Sweeting singing "Maybe" from the musical "Annie". All performances garnered impressive scores and comments from Music Adjudicator Trent Elliott Davis.

(BIS Photos / Eric Rose)...

40 Haitian Nationals found in waters off Little Inagua; 6 Haitian nationals to be charged

Last evening, April 9th, 2019 the Department of Immigration at Inagua, confirmed that (40) Haitian nationals were turned over by The Royal Bahamas Defence Force. This group consisted of (32) Males, (7) Females and (1) minor, they are reported to be in good physical condition.  Information received on April 8th, 2019...

On todays date,  (5) Females and (1) Male is expected to be arraigned in Magistrates Court #6, each on one count of Illegal Landing...


St. Lucia's Prime Minister to present Estimates of Expenditure 2019/2020


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A Sitting of the House of Assembly is scheduled for today, Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. where Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Economic Growth, Job Creation and External Affairs, Honourable Allen Michael Chastanet will present the Estimates of Expenditure 2019/2020.

The Prime Minister is expected to review Saint Lucias revenue and expenditure performance for the previous year...

RBDF Apprehends Haitian Migrants


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A total of 40 migrants are being detained after they were apprehended in the southern Bahamas on Tuesday morning by members of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force.

Acting on information received, HMBS Durward Knowles, under the command of Senior Lieutenant Bertram Bowleg, apprehended a 35-ft Haitian sloop off the south coast of Little Inagua Island. A further search of the uninhabited Island and surrounding area led to the apprehension of 34 males and 6 females, who all appeared to be in good health.

Arawak Port Development Ltd. Celebrates 10 Years As Regional Shipping Leader


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BISX-listed Arawak Port Development Ltd. (APD), which has been heralded as an example The Bahamas should be proud of by the Inter-American Investment Corporation, celebrated ten years as a pioneer in the commercial shipping industry in February. The formation of APD in 2009, which owns and operates the Nassau Container Port (NCP) and Gladstone Freight Terminal, marked the establishment of the first commercial maritime public-private partnership (PPP) in The Bahamas and provided a blueprint for similar projects to be developed across the country...

BTC JA Company wins Product of the Year


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BTCs Junior Achievement Company, BTC C.T.R.L (Cultivating The Right Leaders) walked away with bragging rights, winning the annual Product of the Year competition. The students prepared a customized, all Bahamian coloring and activity booked aimed at elementary school students. Thus far, the students have sold over 500 copies of the activity book.

CEO, Garry Sinclair said, We are proud of our Junior Achievers. We believe that our job is to inspire and prepare our young people to succeed...

Royal Caribbean to build Community Centre, Hurricane Shelter in Berry Islands


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Fifteen years after members of parliament before him attempted to build a community centre to serve Great Harbour Cay and Bullocks Harbour, the current MP for North Eleuthera and the Berry Islands Carlton Bowleg got the nod this week that the long-delayed dream will come true. Royal Caribbean International President & CEO Michael Bayley delivered the news personally. The worlds largest cruise line will build the centre, equip it with kitchen, showers, oversized generator and ensure that it is built to withstand Category 5 hurricanes so that it can also serve as a shelter for the community...

Bahamian shortlisted for Commonwealth Short Story Prize


Twenty-one outstanding short stories have been selected by an international judging panel to be in the running for the worlds most global literature prize. The writers 15 women and 6 men come from 16 countries, including, for the first time, Tanzania, Zambia, Malaysia, Cyprus, and Barbados...

Land for Sale: Royal Palm Bay


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LAND FOR SALE, south side of the Lucayan Waterway, off Fortune Bay Drive. Royal Palm Bay, Block 6, Lot 24.

45.84 sq ft canal front, approx. 18,627 sq. ft., good reinforced bulk heading, pie shaped.

Surrounded by nice homes...

New Bahamas China Friendship Association Board Elected


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The Bahamas China Friendship Association (BCFA) recently held elections for its new board, with Mr. Gershan Major (centre) being re-elected as President and Dr. Donovan Moxey being elected as Vice President. Mr. Lloyd Wong received the nod for the post of Treasurer and Ms. Sharell Storr as Secretary.  The voting members also elected Mr. Eric Rose as Public Relations Director, and elected as Trustees were Ms. Charlyne Sealy and Past Presidents Mr. Philip Simon and Mr. Anthony Capron...

Agriculture's 'Expo 2019' announced


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The Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources held a press conference Tuesday, April 9, at the Ministry's offices to announce its Bahamas National Agri-Bahamas Expo for 2019 at the Gladstone Road Agricultural site Thursday, May 9, thru Saturday, May 11.

Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources the Hon. Michael Pintard said the shorter title, 'Expo 2019,' will be used; and this year's theme is "Embracing change, improving lives through agriculture."  The theme is reflective of the mission in Agriculture, which is to use the natural resources of land and sea to empower the Bahamian people...

Department of Labour Notice: Public Employment Services


The Department of Labour wishes to advise the General Public that the Public Employment Services Unit at our Headquarters Rosetta Street has been temporary suspended for two (2) weeks due to infrastructure work, however al] other services will continue as normal.

As a result, please be advised the following services will be accommodated at the following locations:Robinson Road Former CBS Building Monday - Friday 8:00a.m - 4:00p.m...

Carmichael Road Next door to former Checkers Cafe/Destinations Building Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m...

Ministry of Public Works Public Notice for Fox Hill Sidewalk Construction


Please be advised that sidewalk construction on the western side of Fox Hill Road between the Eastern Road and Step Street is expected to commence Monday, April 15th 2019 between the hours of 9:30am and 3:00pm. The project duration is 21 days.

We apologize for any inconvenience caused during this period....

Mount Fitzwilliam establishes Pinwheel Garden, Bahamians everywhere encouraged to Follow Suit


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Governor-General, Her Excellency, the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling, DCMG, led Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell, and members of the National Child Protection Council and the Child Protection Committee, in planting a Pinwheel Garden at Government House, Mount Fitzwilliam Monday.

The occasion marked the second time Her Excellency has consented to have a Pinwheel Garden planted at Mount Fitzwilliam as part of the activities observing April as Child Protection Month in The Bahamas...

BIS Writer Completes Leadership, Law Enforcement and Media Relations Training


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Senior Information Officer at Bahamas Information Services (BIS), Lindsay Thompson recently completed three-and-a-half weeks of training at the International Law Enforcement Academy in Roswell, New Mexico, USA.

The Executive Policy and Development Symposium on Transnational Organized Crime - Anti-Corruption, and Media Relations Forum, Session 68, was held March 5-26, 2019...

WSC Chairman announces move to digital operations


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Mr. Adrian Gibson, Chairman, Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC) and Member of Parliament for Long Island has announced that the utility company is implementing a digital business strategy that is expected to result in an improvement in operational efficiency and a platform that allows customers and suppliers to interact more easily with the organization.

This is a move to a more efficient organization, and means that we are embracing a new approach to normal ways of doing business for our staff as well as our customers, said Mr. Gibson...


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