Governor General His Excellency the Most Hon. Corneilius Smith attended
the Ministry of Education’s Service of Prayers, Praise and Thanksgiving
for the 2019 - 2020 Academic Year at the Church of God of Prophecy, East
Street Tabernacle & Sunlight Cottage, Sunday, August 18, 2019.
of Education the Hon. Jeffrey Lloyd brought remarks during the
Ministry’s Service of Prayers, Praise and Thanksgiving for the 2019 -
2020 Academic Year...
Police on the Island of New Providence are seeking assistance in
identifying and locating the men responsible for an armed robbery which
occurred on Sunday 18th August, 2019.
to reports, shortly after 4:00am, a man was at Lysander Road, Stapledon
Gardens, when he was approached by three men, one armed with a firearm
who robbed him of a blue Nissan Note license #AS6690...
Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis toured the Bahamas Power
and Light (BPL) Clifton Pier and Baillou Hills generation plants on
Sunday 18 August 2019.
During the tour the Prime Minister was
briefed by BPL CEO Mr. Whitney Heastie and the Minister of Public Works
Hon. Desmond Bannister on the progress of work being carried out to
return consistent power to the residents of New Providence.
Minister Minnis was able to see the fleet of new generators that are
part of the new 132-megawatt plant, now in progress, and engines that
are in the process of being returned to full service.
on the Island of New Providence are seeking assistance in identifying
and locating the man responsible for an armed robbery which occurred on
Saturday 17th August, 2019.
According to reports,
shortly after 10:00pm, a woman was sitting in her vehicle on Yamacraw
Beach Drive, when she was approached by an armed man who robbed her of a
cell phone and her blue Nissan Note license #AT9621...
For millennia, all of earth’s living things have depended on water for
its survival. Up to 71 percent of the world’s surface is covered in
water, it exists in the air, in the soil and even in the human body
which is up to 60% water. According to research, however, only 3 percent
of the earth’s water supply is drinkable which makes water conservation
all the more important.
Already known across the country for
its efforts to protect and improve local water systems, Waterkeepers®
Bahamas, is part of a global organization dedicated to ensuring that the
world’s water supply is protected. As part of its efforts, the group
has formed countless partnerships with environmental groups both locally
Electrical power is a necessity and a priority! Any modern country in
the 21st century cannot run effectively and efficiently without it –
This electricity crisis has been decades in the making,
because basic planning and commonsense is not being utilized by the
‘powers that be’ with regards to development and nobody is seeing the
big picture and nobody is paying attention to the small details...
The Bahamas China Friendship Association (BCFA) and the Bahamas Chamber
of Commerce and Employers' Confederation (BCCEC) partnered to facilitate
the China Trade Mission 2019 Information Session, at the Cancer Society
of The Bahamas, on August 8, 2019.
The event was an opportunity
for entrepreneurs, business owners and individuals to learn more about
the joint trade mission to China, especially in terms of finding
reputable suppliers, seeking innovative ideas and cultural exchanges...
Twenty-one young people were part of an Aquaponics Summer Discovery
Programme held recently at Sir Jack Hayward High School, where they were
introduced to new advances in agricultural science and technology. The
students learned about aspects of farm operations and engaging in best
practices in aquaponics from experts and trained professionals.
of Agriculture and Marine Resources, the Hon. Michael Pintard, on
Friday, August 16, encouraged the summer campers to become a part of the
agricultural industry where they could become self-employed, stating:
“we know beyond a shadow of a doubt that agriculture and marine
resources hold opportunities for decent work for decent pay, as well as
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About Grand Lucayan, Bahamas
Situated on the sparkling coastline of Grand Bahama Island, Lighthouse Pointe at Grand Lucayan overlooks a 7.5-acre white-sand beach and sprawling acres of pristine property, mere feet from the calming waters of the Atlantic. The resort is home to an 18-hole championship golf course ‘The Reef Course’, 90,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor spaces fit for any ‘I-do’ or meeting, two serene swimming pools, tennis...
As part of the entity's ongoing community outreach programming,
Secretary of the Trafficking In Persons Secretariat Corrections Corporal
Keva Sherman (pictured) speaks to Mount Moriah Constituency Summer Camp
2019 "Preserving Our Heritage" participants on the topic of trafficking
in children, at the Central Church of Christ, in Yellow Elder Gardens,
on August 15, 2019. She was joined by First Assistant Secretary of
Ministry of National Security and Co-Chair of the Ministry of National
Security's Trafficking in Persons Inter-Ministry Committee Susanne
It has been 6 years since MIYA Bahamas arrived in Nassau. Their mission:
to assist the Water & Sewerage Corporation (WSC) in its efforts to
reduce millions of gallons of Non-Revenue Water (NRW) which were being
lost daily due to leaks, wastage, theft, and deteriorating pipes. Thanks
to an 83 million-dollar loan secured by the Government of The Bahamas
from the InterAmerican Development Bank (IDB), MIYA Bahamas in
partnership with WSC, set out to improve the efficiency and quality of
service provision of potable water and address critical sewerage needs
in New Providence...
They donned hairnets, aprons, gloves and warm smiles – their mission – to feed 3,500 people!
staffers of CIBC FirstCaribbean recently teamed up with the Bahamas
National Feeding Network to take part in their national feeding
The partnership between the BFN and CIBC
FirstCaribbean’s Special Loans, Corporate and Investment Banking units
was a result of the bank’s Adopt-A-Cause programme, which encourages
staff to identify community projects...
This summer BETA Camp (The Bahamas Engineering and Technology
Advancement Camp) hosted their 6th annual STEM-based program, providing
primary, junior and high school students the opportunity to experience
hands on education in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and
Math. Cloud Carib came on board as a Silver sponsor providing special
funding for five lucky students from the Family Islands.
scholarship recipients received a pleasant surprise upon learning they
were selected to attend the camp held in Nassau this month. The local
cloud computing company provided five scholarships to secure the
admission and travel costs for family island students like Davanno
Representatives of the Island Dance Academy, of Spanish Wells, paid a
courtesy call on Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Lanisha
Rolle, at her Ministry's Head Office, on University Boulevard, on August
14, 2109. Executive Director of Culture Rowena Poitier-Sutherland,
Director of Sports Timothy Munnings, Chief Sports and Recreation Officer
Oria Knowles; and IAAF Council Woman Pauline Davis-Thompson joined
Minister Rolle in answering questions about the Ministry and encouraging
the all-female students, who are also learning gymnastics at the
Academy. A number of the girls also showcased their dancing skills to
cheers and applause from those senior Ministry officials.
Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A.
Campbell, Wednesday toured the facilities at the Pitt Road Outreach
Centre where he met with staff of the Department of Social Services.
Minister Campbell also met with clients of the Outreach Centre.
visit was part of Minister Campbell’s promise to use the break in the
proceedings of the House of Assembly to complete field trips to the
various social services and urban development locations throughout The
Bahamas in order to hold face-to-face meetings with staff...