Sadly, but not surprising, the Progressive Liberal Party finds the nerve
to criticize the Labour On The Blocks initiative held on Grand Bahama
this past Saturday at Columbus Park, Freeport, and the launching of
three related events carried out in New Providence several weeks ago.
Progressive Liberal Party left the economy of Grand Bahama in a
devastated state, and by extension, the Bahamas on the brink of yet
Producers and directors who have mastered the art and science of
filmmaking will help boost production standards in The Bahamas through
the Movie Masters series presented by the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism’s
Film Commission and the University of The Bahamas (UB).
Film Commission and UB have partnered to allow accomplished film
producers and directors to share their knowledge and experiences with
Police are investigating a shooting incident which occurred on
Saturday, 17th February, 2018, which has left three persons with
non-life threatening injuries.
Reports are that shortly after
7:00pm, three men along with others were attending a repast on
Buttonwood Avenue, Pinewood Garden, when the occupants of a silver
Nissan March pulled up and fired shot in the direction of the crowd,
injuring them, before speeding away...
After the death of his father a prince must take on the mantle of king
of his isolationist and technologically advanced nation. When an enemy
from his nation’s past reappears, the new king must prove himself to his
people as he is drawn into a conflict with the potential to put the
nations of the world at risk.
T’Challa is the new King of Wakanda
and also the new Black Panther with a sworn oath to protect the
interests of his isolated nation from those who would use its advanced
technology for evil. Shuri is the princess of Wakanda and the current
head designer of its technological tradition of incorporating the alien
metal Vibranium into every aspect of their cutting-edge way of life...
Vince Gerardis of Game of Thrones to speak in Freeport
The Traveling Caribbean Film Showcase (TCFS) is being presented in
several Caribbean islands, screening more than 20 films from around the
Caribbean. Films will be shown in Nassau, February 19 – 21, 2018, from
noon to 9:00 p.m. on February 19 and 21 and on February 20 from 10:00
a.m. to 6:00 p.m. All screenings are free to the public.
The Movie Masters public forum with producers,
sponsored by the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism’s Film Commission and the
University of The Bahamas (UB), will allow accomplished film producers
and directors to share their knowledge and experiences with Bahamian
filmmakers. The effort is intended to inspire filmmakers to create content and enhance their level of production...
Freeport- Grand Bahama Island - The Bahamas Federation of Performing
Arts announces the first of a series of events, a Legal Round Table. The
round table discussion covers the legal steps for one to take in order
to protect their creative works via Copyright, Trademarks and patents.
The event is scheduled to take place on Tuesday February 20th, 7pm at Mackey
Media Studios located at Grand Lucayan behind the former Paradise
Jewels, just outside of the old casino exit.
Admission is free
for members and and $5 donation for non members. Seating is limited and
available via online registration at: https://tinyurl.com/legalbfpa. The presenter for the evening is BFPA Legal Affairs Director, Attorney Jacy Whitaker.
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island- Popular Dove 103.7 FM radio
personality, DJ-Gyo stopped into Mackey Media’s audio recording studio
on Retail Street at Grand Lucayan for the final stages of his hot new
album release. Mackey Media Creative Director and CEO David Mackey took
the opportunity to interview Gyo on his dynamic new album that also
features his wife, daughter and others on backing vocals. While DJ-Gyo’s
main genre is gospel music, he says that he’s stepping out of the box,
“I step out of the box to do just something different to reach a mass of
people, not just one set of people. Even though I’m a Christian
artist, I’m not just set to reach Christian people...
The 20th Grand Bahama Business Outlook (GBBO), set for February 22,
2018, is bringing together public and private sector experts who will
share key elements for the revitalization of the Grand Bahama economy,
ranging from energy to technology solutions. The event will be held at
The Grand Lucayan Resort featuring Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of
Parliament for East Grand Bahama, K. Peter Turnquest as the keynote
Speaking at a press conference held at TCL Group’s
headquarters, Joan Albury, President of TCL and founder of the
seven-island Business Outlook Series...
A locally developed mobile application for tourists, called “Onshore
Bahamas,” is proving a useful tool for both air and sea visitors. The
travel App, developed by the all Bahamian OnShore Travel Group, is
helping to tempt more cruise ship passengers to step ashore and sample
the sights, sounds and dozens of listed activities and retail
opportunities when in Nassau, and soon more fully in Freeport and select
Janet Johnson, Director of Business
Development for the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation, has expressed
enthusiasm for the new App...
QC Centre for Further Education presents The Bahamian Exchange, taking
place at Queen’s College Primary Hall on March 9, 2018 featuring Sir
Charles Carter, History; Hon. Brent Symonette, Politics & Community;
Hon. Glenys Hanna-Martin, Politics and Community; Elma Garraway,
Education; Fred Ferguson, Culture & Entertainment; Kentisha Ward,
Business & Entrepreneurship; Erin Brown, Personal Triumph; Allan
Wallace, Art; Rev. Carla Culmer and Demetrius Smith, Humanitarianism.
The Bahamian Exchange formerly known as the Human Library Showcase is
returning bigger and better for a second year. This event showcases
people from different backgrounds and experiences to share life from
Love is certainly in the air for three lucky couples, who recently won
the incredible opportunity to propose to their loved one in The Bahamas
as part of The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation (BMOTA) romantic
"Say Yes" contest. Each couple enjoyed a luxurious, romantic
three-night stay in The Bahamas ahead of Valentine’s Day.
The winners, Raul Ponce and Mary Cabrero of Houston, Texas; Heath Daigle and Dejah Vaughn of Panama City Beach...
asking members of the public to come forth with any information they
may have in solving an armed robbery which occurred on Friday, 16th
Shortly after 8:00pm, a woman had just arrived at her
residence on Carmichael Road, when she was approached by a male armed
with a handgun, who robbed her of her handbag, which contained cash and
other items, before fleeing on foot...
Police seek public’s help in solving country’s latest homicide: Police are searching for the suspects responsible for a shooting
incident on Friday, 16th February 2018, which has left two males dead.
to reports, shortly after 8:00pm, a group of men were gathered under a
car port at a residence on Saffron Street, Pinewood Gardens, when two
men drove up to the residence on a scooter. Both men were armed with
Illegal firearm and dangerous drugs recovered, 1 male in custody: Shortly before 8:00am on Friday, 16th February, 2018 officers from Drug
Olympians Pauline Davis Rolle and Shaunae Miller Uibo
were at BAISS today at the National Stadium. Also pictured at the track
and field competition are Cabinet Ministers Jeffrey Lloyd and Michael
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is launching an effort to
expand international cooperation and coordination in the design,
development and deployment of small, medium sized or modular reactors
(SMRs), among the most promising emerging technologies in nuclear power.
advances have been made on SMRs, some of which will use pre-fabricated
systems and components to shorten construction schedules and offer
greater flexibility and affordability than traditional nuclear power
Plans for the Ninth Annual Wahoo Tournament in Great Harbor Cay, Bahamas
are well underway. The fun event, which offers a Calcutta purse, will
take place February 22-25, and is expected to attract anglers from the
United States of America and The Bahamas.
Among some of the
weekend’s planned activities are a captain’s meeting and reception on
February 22, two days of fishing on February 23rd and 24th, a chill and
grill party featuring live entertainment, junkanoo rush out and a gala
Prime Minister Hubert Minnis, a St. Augustine's College (SAC) alumnus,
stopped in at the BAISS track and field competition at the National
Stadium today to cheer for SAC, who won the meet against other
The Ministry of Social Services through its Urban Renewal division
expressed love to some 250 senior citizens with a post Valentine’s Day
treat to Galleria Cinemas, Friday, February 16.
The seniors, who
represented some 10 Urban Renewal Centres, basked in the moment as they
embraced the sights of the Mall at Marathon and sounds of the Urban
Renewal Band, which provided entertainment prior to the start of the
movie. Arthur Johnson, an inspector with Urban Renewal, serenaded the
elderly as they queued...
A new online tool developed by the Caribbean Export Development Agency
(Caribbean Export) with funding from the European Union has been
launched. The SME Diagnostic Tool was developed to assist CARIFORUM
SMEs increase their export competitiveness. exporTT have adopted the
tool which will be utilised as a central aspect of their Export
Competitiveness Project launched.
“I am delighted that exporTT is
the first Business Support Organisation (BSO) in the Caribbean to adopt
the SMEs Diagnostic Tool Assessment project as the foundation for
building export competitiveness...