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Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force

Nassau police investigate abduction of 3-yr-old male - Feb 17, 2019 - 6:00:18 AM


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Police on the Island of New Providence are actively investigating the abduction of a 3 year old male child, Saturday, 16th February, 2019.

According to reports, shortly before 6:00pm, the child, Shavar Bain, was playing on a bicycle in front of his residence in South Beach Estate, when he was approached by two females, who came from a silver vehicle and took him from the bicycle. The women put him into the vehicle, and sped away. ..

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Bahamas temporarily halts deportations to Haiti - Feb 16, 2019 - 6:19:55 PM


Due to political unrest and violence in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the Government of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas has temporarily ceased all deportations to that country.

The decision follows the temporary closure of The Bahamas Embassy in Port-au-Prince and the recall of all diplomatic and consular staff.

In anticipation of a potential increase of illegal migration from Haiti, Bahamian security forces have been placed on high alert...

Bahamas Weather

Bahamas 3-Day Weather Forecast for Sat. Feb. 16 - Feb 16, 2019 - 10:30:05 AM


3-day Bahamas public forecast

This is a public forecast today and tonight Saturday 16th February 2019

General situation: A weak ridge will support mostly stable conditions across the country today.

All areas Weather: Partly to mostly sunny and warm today. Fair and mid tonight...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

St. Anne's Students Welcome the Governor General at School Assembly - Feb 15, 2019 - 4:35:45 PM


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It was a treat this morning when children of St. Anne's School received a visit from Governor General, Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling at the school's assembly.  The Governor General visited to honour two students: BreAnn Ferguson and Caden Smith, both founders of charitable movements -- 'BreAnn's Care Closet' through which every student is assisted in being properly uniformed to meet the new school year; and Caden's 'Bahamas Red Nose Day Foundation' to help eradicate hunger in the community.  The Governor General spoke to the children about good rules for life, asking them to Seek Wisdom, Be Gentle in Words and Actions, Invest in Engaging with Good Friends, and Show Love...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Central Eleuthera, Palmetto Point National Arts Festival Performances - Feb 15, 2019 - 2:50:38 PM


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Central Eleuthera High School Students perform during E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival adjudicates on February 8, 2019.

Central Eleuthera High School student Wadainya Weinbuger sings "A Million Dreams" Her strong performance garnered her a 95 out of 100 score in her genre; Students Kayneisha Cooper (left) and Hadassah Lockhart dance to Julien Believe's "Goin' Down on Bay,"; Deputy Head Boy Donovan Cooper beats out a drum solo that scored an impressive 92 out of 100 in his genre; Kayneisha Cooper dances to the gospel song "King of Glory" and Shawnae Bethel and Mya Rolle sing "Noel."  Their harmonious performance garnered a 90 out of 100 score in their genre...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

National Arts Festival in San Salvador - Feb 15, 2019 - 1:08:58 PM


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E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival Thursday, February 14, 2019 in San Salvador, wrapping up a tour of The Bahamas southernmost islands.

Daverelle Major of San Salvador High School explores 'Rap' for the judges and Kayana Rolle, Grade 7 student of San Salvador High School renders a Clarinet selection.

BIS Photos/Patrick Hanna...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

$45 million redevelopment of New Providence Landfill - Feb 15, 2019 - 12:48:26 PM


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An agreement was signed by the Bahamas Government and New Providence Ecology Park (NPEP) for the $45 million redevelopment of the New Providence Landfill, February 14, 2019 at the Ministry of the Environment and Housing.  The multi-phased, green-sensitive initiative will take place within a 10-year contract duration.

New Providence Ecology Park will replace the current New Providence Sanitary Landfill with 'a purposefully engineered landfill and material recovery facility with proper operational oversight...

Community

ARM Caribbean Limited re-engages BTVI to train employees - Feb 15, 2019 - 12:14:49 PM


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For the second consecutive year, the executives at ARM Caribbean Limited invested in its employees by awarding nine of them the opportunity to complete a specialized training program at the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTV).

ARM is a heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) design and contracting firm and is owned by Bahamians. The company is responsible for the completion of the HVAC work at Fusion Superplex.

Between January and December 2018, the nine employees studied Electrical Installation I and AC/DC Circuits and HVAC I and II. The cohort which included Lashad Bullard, Colvino Flowers, Wellington Knowles...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Nicholas Klonaris presents PM Minnis with Saxons photo - Feb 15, 2019 - 11:50:13 AM


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Mr. Nicholas Klonaris paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis (right) on Friday, February 15, 2019 at the Office of the Prime Minister. 

Mr Klonaris, who has been taking pictures of Junkanoo parades for many years, presented the Prime Minister with a framed copy of himself rushing with the Saxons Superstars Junkanoo group. 

(BIS Photos/Yontalay Bowe)...

Arts & Culture : Books

Bahamian fashion icon Flo Miller launches book - Feb 15, 2019 - 10:27:51 AM


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Return to Mango Hill is about the life of Sammie, a young girl growing up on Mango Hill with her family and siblings.  A bright eyed, inquisitive child with big dreams, Sammie’s life would take her from the powder white beaches of The Bahamas to the hustle and bustle of New York to the land of love and art, France to the fashion mecca, Italy.

Launched this month on Amazon.com the book, Return to Mango Hill, a novel written by Bahamian fashion icon Flo Miller is an exciting page turner with rave reviews. For the author...

Sales & Promotions

Make your Friday Night Sizzle at Portobellos - Feb 15, 2019 - 10:00:24 AM


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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 Lucayan’s Friday Night Buffet.

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

News : International

U.S. Embassy Closure for U.S. Presidents’ Day Holiday - Feb 15, 2019 - 9:50:27 AM


The United States Embassy will be closed on Monday, February 18th in observance of the U.S. Presidents’ Day holiday. Please be advised that the Embassy will resume normal business operations on Tuesday, February 19th at 8:00 a.m.

For any emergencies involving U.S. citizens, please contact the U.S. Citizens Services Unit of the U.S. Embassy’s Consular Section via telephone: 242-322-1181...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force

Nassau shooting off Poinciana Drive - Dangerous drugs recovered - Feb 15, 2019 - 7:15:14 AM


Police investigates shooting incident: Police on the Island of New Providence are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the person responsible for a shooting incident, 14th February, 2019, which left an adult male in hospital.

According to reports, shortly after 3:00pm, a male presented himself to hospital with gunshot injuries to his body...

Entertainment

Romantic comedy opens at Atlantis - Feb 15, 2019 - 6:08:14 AM


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In a world filled with heartache and heartbreak, nothing provides relief faster than a good belly laugh that rumbles from down deep within and doesn’t stop till it roars. 

A play opening February 14 at Atlantis provides just that kind of laughter, a guarantee or your money back cure-all for anything that’s gone wrong.

Called “The Love List,” the romantic comedy is a side-splitting running dialogue among three actors, two old friends who face turning 50 – one of them alone, the other married...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

D’Aguilar on Boeing 737: ‘What a Valentine’s Day gift’ - Feb 14, 2019 - 11:02:52 PM


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Minister of Tourism and Aviation, the Hon. Dionisio D’Aguilar welcomed home the newest addition to Bahamasair’s fleet Thursday morning with the exclamation: “What a Valentine’s Day gift.”

The new Boeing 737-790NG aircraft touched down for the very first time at Lynden Pindling International Airport at 11:05 a.m. February 14, 2019 after traveling all the way from Anchorage, Alaska, to Opalocka, Florida before making its way to New Providence...

Sports

Bahamas Defeats Cuba 2-1 in Jr. Fed Cup - Feb 14, 2019 - 10:48:36 PM


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Another win for Team Bahamas! Today playing Cuba the Junior Fed Cup team was victorious.


Gabrielle Simms defeat Reyes 6-3,6-2.

Peyton Anderson lost to Valdes 3-6,1-6. The duo won 6-0 , 7-6(6) over Cuba...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Senior Citizens' Valentine's Day and Movie Extravaganza a real treat - Feb 14, 2019 - 10:00:31 PM


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The Urban Renewal Commission held its annual Senior Citizens' Valentine’s Day and Movie Extravaganza at Galleria Cinemas, Mall at Marathon, on February 14, 2019.  The seniors enjoyed the annual treat, dressed in red and white on this special day.  They are pictured relaxing in the Food Court of the Mall, just prior to seeing the movie.  Older persons from communities throughout New Providence and the Commission’s Urban Renewal Seniors Association participated. 

(BIS Photos/Kristaan Ingraham)...

Sales & Promotions : Grand Lucayan Resort

Sushi back at Grand Lucayan every Friday and Saturday - Feb 14, 2019 - 9:30:59 PM

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Freeport, Grand Bahama - Sushi so fresh it may wriggle of your plate

Sushi back at Grand Lucayan! Join us at Capri a la Carte Fine Dining Restaurant every Friday and Saturday from 6-10pm.  

Choose from extensive menu selections and catch the perfect sushi dinner.
Take away available as well...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Hon. Jeffrey L. Lloyd on alleged inheritance money of Derrick Rolle-Kelly - Feb 14, 2019 - 8:55:15 PM


A news report on a television programme called, ”Beyond the Headlines,” hosted by Clint Watson, has been brought to my attention.

In my private Law practice, sometime towards the end of 2016, I was instructed by a relative of the Late Derrick Rolle to make inquiries on her behalf as to the existence or whereabouts of his alleged inheritance money to a leading Commercial Bank in The Bahamas.  My Associate at that time, Attorney Paul Moss, also wrote some letters...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

New Laws Forthcoming to Protect Senior Citizens - Feb 14, 2019 - 6:35:40 PM

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Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell said Thursday (February 14, 2019) that ministry officials are in the process of reviewing and “putting into place” laws that will protect the country’s Senior Citizens.


“You are entitled to be treated with respect and decency,” Minister Campbell said to a rousing round of applause from the seniors – the vast majority of whom were “decked out” in their red and white...

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