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News : Ministry of Tourism Updates

Bahamas Makes History and is Sanctioned “Weather-Ready Nation Ambassadors” at 2016 EAA AirVenture - Jul 30, 2016 - 6:52:32 AM

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OSHKOSH, Wisconsin – The Bahamas continue to achieve monumental success and set historic records on the international front, this time being named the First “Weather Ready Nation Ambassadors” by the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).  The announcement was made on July 26, at the 2016 EAA AirVenture Conference, in Oshkosh, Wisconsin and accepted by representatives of the Bahamas Department of Civil Aviation, Royal Bahamas Police Force and Bahamas Ministry of Tourism.

NOAA which has a membership of 3,300 weather professionals, started the ‘Weather Ready Nation Ambassador” initiative three years ago to educate its citizens on the importance of preparedness and protection in weather conditions..

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District

Two arrested for harbouring a fugitive in Grand Bahama - Jul 30, 2016 - 5:20:28 AM

Freeport, Bahamas - Officers in Grand Bahama arrest two males for Harboring a Fugitive and Assault with a Deadly Instrument.

Reports are that on Friday 29th July 2016 shortly after 6:00pm, Officers arrested the pair while in the West End Street, Hawksbill area during a search of a vehicle that they were in, both persons were arrested for Harboring a Fugitive and one of the suspects who resides in New Providence was also arrested for Assault with a Deadly Instrument when he attempted to hit an officer with a vehicle...

Community : Grand Bahama

Pelican Bay Hotel wraps up Culinary Management Institute Partnership program with COB - Jul 30, 2016 - 1:02:47 AM

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Freeport, Grand Bahama – On July 27th, 2016, the 12-week Culinary Management Institute Partnership program between Pelican Bay hotel and College of The Bahamas came to a close. The students assigned to Pelican Bay were: Ashanti Williams majoring in Hospitality management, Tourism and Hospitality major Robin Major and Marketing major Vania Hamilton, who got the opportunity to work in all departments at the boutique hotel, including security, front office, food and beverage, front of house, back of house, front desk, reservations, housekeeping and more.

Pelican Bay operations manager Della Bridgewater took a personal interest in the students saying, “I know what it is to be an intern. I graduated from FIU and interned at Pelican Bay and I’ve been through the ranks...”

Bahamas Weather

Bahamas 3-day weather forecast starting Saturday, July 30 - Jul 30, 2016 - 1:00:10 AM

This is a Bahamas public weather forecast for today and tonight Saturday 30th July 2016.

General situation: A series of multi-layered troughs along with an upper level low in the vicinity of the Southeast Bahamas will generate moist conditions across the area today.

Special warnings: Beachgoers in the Southeast Bahamas should exercise caution due to the risk of rip currents at beaches mainly along the northern and eastern shorelines…also, due to the high heat index, residents should continue to limit outdoor activity during peak sunlight hours and stay hydrated.

News : International

Grand Bahamian attends UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development - Jul 29, 2016 - 7:43:09 PM

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NEW YORK, New York  – Last week, the United Nations concluded its High-level Political Forum (HLPF) on sustainable development which was held from 11-20 July, 2016. The event, which is the official review and monitoring process for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) launched earlier this year, tracks countries’ progress on 169 targets addressing a wide range of issues such as poverty, education, economic growth, and climate change by 2030.

Dominique Maingot, from Freeport, Grand Bahama was a part of the youth division of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) - a UN initiative launched by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to mobilize global scientific and technological expertise on SDG implementation.  Dominique is a graduate of Boston University, and a law graduate of the University of Sydney, and specializes in sustainability issues ...

Sports

High praise for Major League Baseball instructional program held in The Bahamas - Jul 29, 2016 - 7:01:25 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - Major League Baseball (MLB) was in Nassau this summer to conduct a two-week development program which involved approximately thirty high-school-aged participants from Nassau, Freeport, and Eleuthera. Four MLB coaches flew in and worked with five local Bahamas Baseball Federation coaches. The program ran six days a week between two local fields (Freedom Farm and the Junior Baseball League of Nassau).

"Having spent two weeks learning from their MLB instructors (who are former Major League players and coaches) about what it takes to succeed at any level, these players are better prepared to achieve their goals, whether it’s playing at the collegiate level or even signing a professional contract," said Rebecca Seesel who deals with the international operations for MLB...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Government responds to Richard Lightbourn remarks - Jul 29, 2016 - 6:04:05 PM


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Nassau, Bahamas - The following is a statement from The Hon. Melanie Griffin; The Hon. Glenys Hanna-Martin; and The Hon. Hope Strachan:

Lightbourne's violation of women's reproductive rights shocking and despicable.

We were shocked and disgusted to hear the offensive suggestion of Mr. Richard Lightbourn, M.P. for Montagu, that the State should cause for Bahamian women to be sterilized after giving birth to two (2) children to prohibit them from having any more children thereafter...

Columns : Letters to The Editor

Bahamas Women's Watch responds to Richard Lightbourn - Jul 29, 2016 - 6:00:33 PM

Bahamas Women’s Watch strongly condemns the statement by Member of Parliament Richard Lightbourn who suggested a policy of state enforced sterilization as a means of controlling the fertility of unwed Bahamian women with two or more children. Lightbourn’s proposed policy highlights an absolute disrespect and contempt for women’s rights, which are human rights and agency, and serves to explain the lack of advancement on core women’s empowerment issues, such as sexual and reproductive health and rights in The Bahamas.

Mr Lightbourn first and foremost needs a lesson on fundamental human rights, womem” rights of bodily integrity and the Convention to Eliminate All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), which is a United Nations instrument ratified by the Government of the Bahamas and 189 countries around the world to empower women and ensure equal opportunities and outcomes...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

State Recognized Funeral for the late Pastor Silas Napolean McKinney - Jul 29, 2016 - 5:54:30 PM

The Cabinet Office has announced that a State-Recognized Funeral will be held for Pastor Silas Napolean McKinney on Sunday, 31 July, 2016 at Hillview Seventh Day Adventist Church, Tonique Willliams-Darling Highway.

In addition, viewing for the general public will be at Bethel Brothers Morticians, #44 Nassau Street on Saturday, 30 July, 2016 from 12 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. and on Sunday, 31 July, 2016 from 9.00 a.m. until service time at the Church...

News : International

Commonwealth Ministers at Rio Olympics address sports policy & integrity issues - Jul 29, 2016 - 5:07:55 PM

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29 July, 2016 - Commonwealth governments will gather in Rio de Janeiro on the eve of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games to push for greater recognition of sport as a vehicle to deliver global development goals, such as on health and education.

At the Commonwealth Sports Ministers Meeting, the government representatives are expected to deliver a powerful statement of intent on how sports policy can help achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which was agreed by world leaders almost a year ago...

Community : Grand Bahama

EARTHCARE and Bahamas Immigration Department volunteers conduct underwater cleanup at Discovery Beach - Jul 29, 2016 - 5:06:36 PM

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EARTHCARE members and Bahamas Immigration Department volunteers performed the second underwater cleanup at Discovery Beach on July 23rd along with concerned citizens. "We cleaned a quarter mile or 400 meters of ocean bottom at Discovery Beach,” said Gail Woon, Founder of EARTHCARE and a director of Save The Bays.

The objective of the event was to rid the seafloor of marine debris, and trash bags and light refreshments were provided. Volunteers snorkeled to remove trash and it was bagged ashore. The event was open to the public...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Opening of Shops on Bahamas Emancipation Day - Jul 29, 2016 - 4:44:31 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - The Cabinet Office wishes to advise the general public that Monday, 1 st August, 2016 will be observed as Emancipation Day. As a result, stores, wishing to do so, may open for business on this holiday during normal business hours.

Employers are to note, however, that employees, who are normally not required to work on holidays, must be paid wages in accordance with Section 10 (a) of the Employment Act...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Bahamas health officials continue aggressive approach to preventing/controlling possible spread of Zika Virus - Jul 29, 2016 - 4:37:08 PM

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NASSAU, The Bahamas – The Ministry of Health, Department of Public Health and the Department of Environmental Health Services (DEHS), will continue their proactive, collaborative and aggressive approach to preventing and controlling the possible spread of the Zika Virus within the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, local healthcare and environmental officials said Tuesday.

Efforts aimed at source reduction and other activities to decrease the mosquito population within the Commonwealth such as treatment of water sources and fogging are ongoing and will continue to be undertaken as part of that process...

News : Ministry of Tourism Updates

MOT Reveals Baha Mar Delay Did Not Change Bahamas Annual Visitor Statistics - Jul 29, 2016 - 4:05:42 PM

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NASSAU, The Bahamas – Despite delay in Baha Mar’s opening, annual visitor statistics continue to increase steadily with the current boost of international and domestic tourism initiatives and increasing cruise and air travel stopovers throughout the 700 islands of The Bahamas, Director General of Tourism Joy Jibrilu announced at a briefing by the Ministry in the Governor’s Ballroom of the British Colonial Hilton, July 27, 2016.

Mrs. Jibrilu expressed a desire to encourage more Bahamians to vacation at home within the Family Islands to support domestic tourism and keep Bahamian money home. She said that according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), Bahamas tourism has contributed a total of BSD $4,129.3 million or 46.9 percent of GDP in 2015 and expects a rise of 2.6 percent in 2016...

Sports

Results of the 2016 Grand Bahama Regatta - Jul 29, 2016 - 2:19:00 PM

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Freeport, Bahamas - The 21st annual Grand Bahama Island Regatta took place over the weekend and this year honoured Walton Rolle. The event was just as busy on land as it was out on the water.

Bahamian Brewery & Beverage hosted the popular National Sculling Championships and Joshua Greene was the winner.

Photos seen here were taken by Derek Carroll photography...

Columns : Screen Scene

Star Trek Beyond - Jul 29, 2016 - 12:57:36 PM

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The crew of a damaged starship encounter an alien warrior race after being marooned on a distant planet during a surprise attack. They must now band together with a survivor of a previous attack on the planet to stop the aliens from releasing a doomsday weapon on the galaxy.

Captain James T. Kirk is the commanding officer of the USS Enterprise who is interested in the Vice Admiral position at the Starbase Yorktown as he struggles to find meaning in his 5 year mission. Kalara is a refugee found in an escape pod who claims her ship is stranded on a planet called Altamid in a nebula and needs the help of the Enterprise crew in a rescue...

Community

Hon. Fred Mitchell invites the public to the Fox Hill Festival - Jul 29, 2016 - 12:46:26 PM

I am pleased to invite all Bahamians to the Fox Hill Festival beginning 1 August on Emancipation Day.

On 1 August 1834, the slaves in the then British Empire were freed.The Bahamas was then a part of the British Empire.

Fox Hill is one of the villages in New Providence where freed Africans settled following the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade by the British in 1807.

Since 1834 the people of Fox Hill have been marking the day and a week later they celebrate Fox Hill Day in the Baptist Churches.

Bahamian Politics

Roberts: Butler-Turner’s record mediocre at best - Jul 29, 2016 - 12:11:45 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - The following is a press statement by Bradley B. Roberts National Chairman Progressive Liberal Party:

For someone who wants to lead a party and government, Loretta Butler-Turner has a record of mediocrity but has done much to deeply fracture her party by sowing seeds of discord that will linger long after the FNM’s current three day convention.

Loretta Butler-Turner cannot be trusted; just ask Dr. Minnis.

No amount of political bluster, lies and half-truths from a rally stage by Mrs. Butler-Turner can change the fact that she sat around the cabinet table approving terrible and harmful policy decisions that pushed this country’s economy to the brink of collapse...

Sales & Promotions : Flying Fish Restaurant

Flying Fish "Casual Sundays" is the place to be! - Jul 29, 2016 - 11:45:33 AM

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The patio of Flying Fish is THE place to be on Sunday nights in Freeport. Come out and enjoy "Flying Fish Casual Sundays" every Sunday evening from 5pm to enjoy the Bahamas' beautiful weather on the patio (weather permitting) along with great food and drink, with live entertainment.

Our bar menu will be available outside waterside all evening and happy hour specials run from 5pm-7pm. Make the best of the last day of the weekend by enjoying a casual atmosphere with great entertainment.  We have burgers, dips, sushi, oysters, wings, and more!

Check out the special menu offerings for Casual Sundays...

Bahamian Politics

Desmond Bannister remarks to the 2016 FNM Convention - Jul 29, 2016 - 11:33:32 AM

Remarks By Thomas Desmond Bannister at The 2016 F.N.M Convention July, 2016:

I wouldn’t dare skip the protocol tonight because all of you matter

Mr. Leader, my remarks tonight are offered in tribute to two outstanding Bahamian patriots, the late Jack Albury M.C.M., and the late Frankie Russell M.C.M. We all know that Jack and Frankie shared our belief that the work of this party matters a great deal to our country.

Fellow Delegates, Your FNM party believes that education is critical to empowerment. The FNM wants to ensure that every child in our Bahamas is educated to his or her fullest potential. That's why we have an unmatched record of building schools throughout this country to provide opportunity for our children to learn in their own communities. Because for us, Bahamian children matter...

News : International

Bahamas Consulate General Atlanta 43rd Independence Celebration - Jul 29, 2016 - 11:29:34 AM

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The Bahamas Consulate General Atlanta hosted a weekend of Independence events to commemorate the 43rd Independence Anniversary of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas.

Friday, July 8th 2016 - The Bahamas Consulate General hosted a "Toast to the nation" Reception at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough for the diplomatic corp, local Bahamians, Bahamian members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and friends of The Bahamas. The consulate also honored ten (10) Bahamians in the Atlanta Metro Area under the 43rd Independence theme" Honoring our people's excellence, the acronym of Hope...

News : International : Caribbean News

PAHO and U.K. Overseas Territories in the Caribbean map future technical cooperation - Jul 29, 2016 - 11:03:45 AM

Washington, D.C. — Ministers of Health from the U.K. Overseas Territories (UKOTs) in the Caribbean ended a two-day meeting at the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) this week by agreeing on new priorities for technical cooperation to improve the health of their populations.

The top health authorities from Anguilla, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Montserrat, and Turks and Caicos, along with PAHO Director Carissa F. Etienne, signed a “strategic note” outlining a new cooperation strategy that seeks to create synergies among the territories to address social and environmental conditions that impact health, to mobilize resources, and to facilitate the development of a unified position and a stronger voice on health matters in the Caribbean.

Sports

Grand Bahama Cyclists Club’s Annual Road Cycling Championships on This Weekend - Jul 29, 2016 - 10:38:44 AM

Freeport, Bahamas - The Grand Bahama Cyclist's Club will host their 3rd Annual Time Trial Championships will take place on  Sunday July 31st, 2016 at 8:00am near the airport roundabout on the Grand Bahama Highway.

The 12th Annual Grand Bahama Road Cycling Championship will run on holiday Monday, August 1st  at 8:00am near the airport roundabout. "This is considered the Grand Showdown with two former Grand Bahama Road Cycling Champions," said Rowshan Jones of the Club, "The two most recent national champions as well as national team members Anthony Colebrooke and Jay Major will go head to head for the first time in over 3 years."

Bahamian Politics

DNA: For Our Reproductive Rights - Jul 29, 2016 - 10:23:36 AM

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Bahamians across the country watched, stunned last night as Montague MP Richard Lightbourne unveiled what he described as the plans for the country under an FNM administration. Plans which apparently include the infringement on the reproductive rights of women.

According to Mr. Lightbourne an FNM government would introduce legislation that would allow the courts to tie the tubes of unwed mothers after she has had her second child. The end game: fewer classrooms, fewer Bahamians looking for work and a state which would not have to bear the burden of too many children...

News : International : Organization of American States (OAS)

Bostwick Presents Report on Jamaica Elections - Jul 29, 2016 - 10:12:53 AM

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Former Bahamas Minister of Foreign Affairs Janet Bostwick, who headed the Organization of American States (OAS) Electoral Observation Mission (EOM) at the general elections held earlier this year in Jamaica, officially presented the Mission’s report to the OAS on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, during a meeting of the Permanent Council in the Simon Bolívar Hall of the OAS headquarters at 17th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW.

The meeting was presided over by His Excellency Dr. Elliston Rahming, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of The Bahamas to the OAS and Chair of the Permanent Council...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Hon. Hope Strachan engages the UN Conference on Trade and Development on Trade and Financial Services Concerns - Jul 29, 2016 - 7:16:35 AM

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The Minister of Financial Services, the Hon. C.V. Hope Strachan, M.P. who has responsibility for international trade and financial services led a six member delegation to the Fourteenth Session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD XIV) which took place in Nairobi Kenya from 17th July to 22nd July 2016. Minister Strachan was accompanied by the Minister of State for Investment, the Hon. Khaalis Rolle, M.P.

As The Bahamas had assumed the role of Coordinator for the Group of Latin American and Caribbean States in Geneva Switzerland, effective 1st July 2016, Minister Strachan also addressed the Fourteenth Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77 and China which preceded UNCTAD XIV on 17th July 2016 and delivered GRULAC’s statement in the UNCTAD General Debate. On 19th July, 2016...

News : International : Organization of American States (OAS)

Members of OAS Permanent Council Pay Tribute to Liberator Simon Bolivar - Jul 29, 2016 - 5:08:45 AM

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- On the occasion of the anniversary of his birth, members of the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) paid tribute to Simón Bolívar (1783-1830) on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, during a meeting of the Permanent Council held in the Simon Bolívar Hall of the OAS headquarters at 17th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, on Wednesday, July 27, 2016.

The meeting was presided over by His Excellency Dr. Elliston Rahming, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of The Bahamas to the OAS and Chair of the Permanent Council...

Community

Governor General’s Youth Award experience thrills in Trinidad - Jul 29, 2016 - 4:58:56 AM

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When Aquinas College student Rajeyve Smith joined the Governor General’s Youth Award in tenth grade his main goal was to sharpen his leadership skills to aid him on his journey to ultimately becoming an educator and authority figure.
 
He had no idea the youth programme would allow him to see how other countries and people live and force him to push the boundaries of his physical strength.
 
“I want to be a teacher and I felt GGYA would be good for my personal development,” said the 2016 graduate. “This is the program for people who want to put themselves in a different environment and become more self-reliant.”

Health

Jupiter Medical Center Offers Advanced Imaging - Jul 29, 2016 - 3:00:19 AM

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An accurate diagnosis is the first step toward receiving effective medical treatment. Without that, how can doctors provide you with specialized, top-quality care? Jupiter Medical Center, one of the most highly regarded hospitals in South Florida, uses the most advanced imaging technologies available and skilled radiologists who specialize in every area of disease diagnosis to help detect, prevent and treat diseases.

Services include:

CT scanning; MRI; Ultrasound; PET; and Breast Imaging...

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New session underway at Ross Bahamas Site
Focus on Fashion
Results of the Miss Bahamas Designer Showcase competition
Miss Bahamas Swimsuit, Top Model & Designer Showcase Highlights
The Bahamas Represents at Carib Style Week 2016
Bahari sponsors Miss World Bahamas Launch Party
Bahamas Fashion hits Facebook
Miss Bahamas Contestants Rock the Boat at the Yacht and Travel Show
Eymeric Francois: Midnight in Paris
Bahamian designer sends Michelle Obama local treasures
Inaugural Perth Eco Fashion Week Call for Designers
Fashion students gear up for Miss Bahamas contest
GBITTV
Events schedule from TheBahamasWeekly.com
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New Providence Events Calendar
Quote of the Week - Words Have Weight
PayPal now accepts Bahamian based credit cards
VAT Bahamas
Department of Inland Revenue Urges Compliance on VAT Inclusive Pricing
The Department of Inland Revenue responds to Tribune Business Article on Tax Compliance Certificates
Global Blue Service Fee Payment Can Now Be Made Online‏
Suriname Delegates Visiting Bahamas on Fact-Finding Mission on VAT Implementation
Bahamas Chamber of Commerce meets with gov't to discuss business license requirements
Bahamas Business Licence Certification Requirement Notice
No Consideration to VAT Being Removed From Healthcare
Department of Inland Revenue Business License Payment Methods
Department of Inland Revenue Reissuance of Billings (Real Property Tax)
Department Reiterates Differences Between VAT & TIN Certificates
Health
Jupiter Medical Center Offers Advanced Imaging
Jupiter Medical Center – Health Care That’s Worth Going the Extra Mile
Top-tier Orthopedic Program at Jupiter Medical Center
New Technology Targets Tumors in Five Days or Less
Cutting Out Sugar Can Improve a Child’s Health in Just 10 Days
BTVI holds successful health and wellness fair
Processed Meat May Be Killing More Bahamians Than Crime
Scientists studying intensified vector control measures to combat Zika, dengue and chikungunya in the Americas
PAHO, laboratories set guidelines to identify, confirm Zika Virus
PAHO Director to brief ministers of health on microcephaly / Zika in the Americas
Opinions
Patricia Glinton-Meicholas on the 2016 Bahamas Gender Equality Referendum
Op-Ed: Supporting Innovation and Entrepreneurship through the Modernization of Government Services
Bahamas Olympic swimmer on the Gender Equality vote
Fred Smith: We Reap What We Sow
Top 3 Outlandish statements from Dame Sawyer that should really scare you
Terrance Gape: The Bridge to nowhere
Attorney Constance Mcdonald provides clarity on Gender Equality bills
What Does China Want From The Bahamas?
China's Growing Presence in The Bahamas
The right to private property, beach access or not