Cuban Ambassador H.E. Alejandro García del Toro paid a First Arrival
Courtesy Call on Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis on
Monday, 9 December, 2019 at the Office of the Prime Minister. The Prime
Minister thanked the Ambassador for his country’s support following
Hurricane Dorian, and noted the strong relationship between the two
countries. Prime Minister Minnis and Ambassador del Toro also discussed
matters related to tourism, agriculture, culture, and climate change...
Governor General His Excellency Cornelius A. Smith paid his inaugural
annual Christmas visit to Princess Margaret Hospital, Friday, where he
visited patients on the Children's Ward, Male Surgical 2, Gyne Ward and
Male Orthopaedics Ward. Also visiting the wards was Minister of
Education, the Hon. Jeffrey Lloyd, on behalf of Minister of Health, the
Hon. Dr. Duane Sands.
The women of Zonta clubs of The Bahamas have not only been busy in the
community with the 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women and
Girls, they have taken their message to the Upper and Lower House.
General C A Smith, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis, and Senators and
parliamentarian all heard from Zontians about the importance of
eradicating violence in the country.
Today is International
Human Rights Day. On Saturday, December 14, Contains invite the general
public to come out to Fox Hill Park from 2-6pm..
The Democratic National Alliance (DNA) called for a vote of no
confidence in Prime Minister Hubert Minnis on July 16, 2019 following
damning revelations on the circumstances surrounding the award of a
contract to a sitting Cabinet Minister.
We urged the Leader of
the Official Opposition to exercise his constitutional duties for which
he is paid by taxpayers in The Bahamas...
General Situation: High pressure ridge builds across the area with
moderate strong breezes as weak low to mid-level troughing trigger a few
passing showers over the NW and Central Bahama Islands. The high
pressure ridge will shift eastward as a cold front moves down across
Florida on Wednesday, stalls and gradually dissipates through Friday.
Another cold front will move across the Southern United States to
Florida and produce pre-frontal activity across the Bahamas on Saturday...
One of the highly anticipated events of Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl week
is set for Wednesday, Dec. 18 as the fifth-annual Makers Wanted Bahamas
Bowl Youth Football Clinic, sponsored by KFC, will take place from
3:30-5:00 pm at the rugby fields next to old Thomas A. Robinson Stadium
(adjacent to the National Stadium) in Nassau. The clinic is free and
open to boys and girls ages 7-13, and it is held in cooperation between
the Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl and USA Football...
Today, December 9, we celebrate International Anti-Corruption Day.
Corruption is a scourge that is present, to a greater or lesser degree,
in all the countries of the Hemisphere. From the Organization of
American States, we reaffirm our commitment to fight this endemic evil...
CEO of Citigroup Michael L. Corbat (centre left) and Mrs. Donna Corbat
(right), accompanied by Citi Country Officer Margaret Butler, paid a
courtesy call on Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis, on
Friday, at the Office of the Prime Minister.
A joint maritime operation between the Royal Bahamas Defence Force,
Police Force, Operation Bahamas Turks and Caicos Islands (OPBAT), and
the United States Coast Guard on Saturday past resulted in the
apprehension of 39 Haitian nationals in the southern Bahamas.
migrants (26 males, 13 females) were spotted on an isolated cay off the
south eastern coast of Great Inagua earlier in the week. Because of the
rocky terrain, efforts to reach the migrants by land and sea proved
Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources the Hon. Michael Pintard
delivered remarks at the Closing Ceremony of the 4th Annual 'Best of the
Best Regatta' on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at Montagu Foreshore. He
bestowed winners' trophies to Running Tide, Susan Chase and Whitty K
sailors. Running Tide was Class A Champ; Susan Chase, Class B Champ;
and Whitty K, Class C Champ. He also presented the Rising Sailor Award
to young Chris Rolle.
As part of its ‘Bahamas Is Open For Business’ marketing campaign, the
Bahamas Tourist Office in Plantation, Florida in conjunction with its
partnership with Hubbard Radio Alpha Media Network, in West Palm Beach,
will conduct three special editions of The Bahamas Travel Show.
Show was designed to further heighten The Bahamas’ diverse and
impressive brand, increase market visibility, engage loyal listeners,
increase visitor interest and bookings to its destination and
Hero World Challenge Donates $184,500 to the One Bahamas Fund.From left
Tiger Woods, Dr Pawan Munjal, Chairman and CEO of Hero MotoCorp and
Dionisio D’Aguilar, Bahamas Minister of Tourism and Aviation.Creators of
the ONE Bahamas Fund - Justin Timberlake, Tiger Woods, NEXUS Luxury
Collection, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and members from the ALBANY
community - have pledged $6 million toward Hurricane Dorian relief and
rebuilding efforts to be matched by those who share their passion to
help those impacted by the devastating hurricane...
Police are actively investigating the circumstances surrounding two
separate shooting incidents Sunday, 8th December, 2019 which has left a
juvenile male and an adult male detained in hospital and an adult male
In the first incident, according to
reports, shortly after 2:00pm a juvenile male was visiting relatives at
Romer Street, Fox Hill...
Doongalik Studios is very excited to announce the Book Launch on
Thursday, December 19 from 6-8pm of two new children’s book by Bahamian
author, Carol A. Lightbourn entitled Misty the Surrey Horse and Peppy
Potcake which were published locally by Media Enterprises Ltd. Her first
children’s book, Lincoln the Lazy Lizard, was published in 2000.
stories in the two new books were written in the 80s when her son,
Jonathan Brown, was a young boy, and were published weekly, without the
illustrations, in The Tribune’s Children’s Section.
On Sunday 8th December, 2019 shortly after 11:00am, Operation Officers
acting on information went to Nassau Village and arrested
Cimeleo Lionel Darling aka “Georgie” who was wanted for questioning in connection with armed robbery.
Shortly after 1:00pm, Operation Officers acting on information went to Mandingo Street, Fox Hill and arrested
Ainsley Russell aka “Desean Johnson” who was wanted for questing in connection with an armed robbery investigation...
St. Lucia's Jade Mountain resort has received many accolades for its
visionary approach to hotel design, as well as the unparalleled views of
the iconic Piton peaks rising out of the Caribbean Sea, but now, it has
attracted even more global attention because of the world-class food it
The culinary team at Jade Mountain, under the leadership
of Chef de Cuisine Elijah Jules and guided by consulting chef Allen
Susser, has been awarded a coveted Gault Millau rating, making it only
one of four restaurants in the Eastern Caribbean to receive a 3-Toque