A State-Recognized funeral for the late Edward "Bobby" Glinton, former
parliamentarian and trade unionist was held at Christ Church Cathedral
on Friday morning, February 14, 2020, with interment at St. Mary the
Virgin Cemetery, Virginia Street.
WEATHER BY PHONE FOR NASSAU FOR TODAY AND TONIGHT SUNDAY 16THFEBRUARY 2020
MARINERS IN THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION DUE MODERATE
NORTH TO NORTHEASTERLY SWELLS. BEACHGOERS SHOULD EXERCISE EXTREME
CAUTION DUE TO THE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS AND ROUGH SURF ALONG EAST COAST
Parliamentary Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister, Pakesia
Parker-Edgecombe addressed the Opening Ceremony of the Bahamas Rotary
Clubs 'Road to Peace 2020' Conference at Salem Union Baptist Church,
Taylor Street, on Saturday, February 15. In the audience are Rotary
Club youth who are members of the organization's 'Interact Club.'
The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture launched the 61st E. Clement
Bethel National Arts Festival at the National Art Gallery, February 13,
2020. Officially declared launched by Minister of Youth, Sports and
Culture the Hon. Lanisha Rolle (addressing audience second from right)
the festival showcases the talents of Bahamians throughout the
archipelago in dance, drama, arts and crafts and music. Adjudications
begin with Eleuthera and propel through the islands, from north to
south, finishing up in the north, in Grand Bahama...
Developers of the recently announced up-market resort community for
South Abaco have committed to inject $7 million into a business
development fund for Bahamian entrepreneurs seeking to establish
businesses in the project.
The commitment is a
part of the heads of agreement signed on Thursday 13 February between
the Government of The Bahamas and Tyrsoz Family Holdings Ltd for the
In an effort to ease overcrowding at the Princess Margaret Hospital, the
old Operating Theater is being renovated to create a comfortable 22-bed
unit. It is expected that this newly re-purposed space will ease the
overcrowding at the nation's primary healthcare facility...
Work continues at an impressive pace at the Rand Memorial Hospital.
Ministry of Health officials toured the construction site on Thursday,
February 13, 2020 alongside Public Hospitals Authority staff. Photos
show considerable progress on the remediation, which is expected to be
ready for move-in by the end of next month...
Executive Director of the Water and Sewerage Corporation Adrian Gibson
provided an update on the restoration and rebuilding of infrastructure
in various settlements since the passage of Hurricane Dorian during a
press conference at the Corporation’s headquarters, Thursday, February
13, 2020. The photo shows Mr. Gibson pictured in the centre with
Cyprian Gibson, Assistant General Manager (left) and Elwood Donaldson,
General Manager at right.
The Caribbean Journal, in partnership with the Bahamas Ministry of
Tourism & Aviation, recently hosted the inaugural Bahamas Travel
Awards Ceremony, to celebrate and bestow recognition on the people and
establishments throughout The Bahamas whose outstanding service and
products have contributed to the reputation of The Islands Of The
Bahamas as a leading tourism destination.
The Bahamas Travel Awards, held at Baha Mar Resort, Nassau, Bahamas...
American Airlines has relaunched its flight service to Grand Bahama,
providing daily flights between Freeport and Miami, Florida. The airline
officially resumed travel to the island on Thursday, February 13 with
the arrival of an E175 jet to Grand Bahama International Airport at the
Fixed Based Operator (FBO). The capacity flight brought in 76
American Airlines flight 4427 will depart Miami daily
at 10:40 a.m. and arrive in Freeport at 11:38 a.m. On its return to the
U.S., flight 4427 will depart Freeport at 12:15 p.m. for a 1 p.m.
arrival in Miami...
The Islands Of The Bahamas (TIOTB) made their presence felt this past
month at the New York Times Travel Show, the largest travel trade and
consumer show in North America, held at the Jacob J. Kavitz Center in
New York City. With a vibrant digital booth display and the spellbinding
sounds of the native Junkanoo, TIOTB drove it home and captivated the
thousands of persons in attendance...
What if we told you that a mid-priced vodka had a smoother taste
than the more advertised, expensive brands on the shelf? After three
days of following Finlandia’s global master mixologist Pekka Pellinen
around Nassau, we heard the rave reviews from, locals, visitors and
Four things highlighted this
great vodka experience. First, starting with the contents of the vodka –
using the purest glacial spring water filtered by thousands of year old
Nominations are now open for nine youth leaders to represent the
Commonwealth’s 1.4 billion young people on the Commonwealth Youth
The Commonwealth Youth Council is seeking candidates for
its executive positions to serve from 2020 to 2022. Candidates must
have at least three years of experience working with a national youth
council or a registered youth-led organisation.
London, Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland said: “The
Commonwealth Youth Council draws together talent from all our regions...
The Ministry of Tourism & Aviation today hosted a press conference
to announce launch of the World Beauty Fitness and Fashion (WBFF)
pageant. Minister of Tourism and Aviation, the Hon. Dionisio D’Aguilar
led the press conference in the Rose Island Room, Baha Mar. He is
pictured centre with Baha Mar's president Graeme Davis at right, and
MOTA Sports Manager Jeff Rodgers. Also pictured are Paul and Allison
Dillett, WBFF president and vice-president.
The GBAWC’s 17th Annual Golf Classic takes place February 22 at The Reef
Course, with a $25,000 cash prize for hole-in-one winners. The format
is a four-ball scramble, blind draw with a shotgun start at noon.
Registration is at The Reef Course Club House February 19, 20, and 21
between 11a.m. and 3 p.m. The $100 registration fee includes dinner at
the awards ceremony at the Ocean Reef Yacht Club after the tournament...