Last month, Sunryse Information Management teamed up with the Bahamas
Sickle Cell Association to spread awareness and raise funds during the
company’s 11th Annual Shred Day event. Members of the general public
were encouraged to bring personal documents to be shredded free of
charge at the Western Esplanade. In turn, the country’s largest document
management company committed to donating $1 for every 10lbs of shredded
paper to the Association. Using a mobile destruction unit, technicians
from Sunryse Information Management shred just under 7,500 lbs of
confidential files and documents during the 11-hour period...
Over 1,000 walkers and runners blocked West Bay Street starting from
the Goodman’s Bay Corporate Center at 6:30am Saturday, October 6,
stopping traffic as they found their places at the “Walk for the Cure”
starting line. CIBC FirstCaribbean’s seventh annual “Walk for the Cure”
boasted the biggest turnout to date, with last-minute participants
trickling in as early as 5:30am for on-site registration.
trainer Dekel Nesbitt, better known as “Bowflex Barbie,” led this
year’s pre-dawn warm-up, set to the lively beat of 100% Bahamian music...
A firm believer in education, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL)
on Thursday, October 18, deepened its commitment to The Bahamas donating
two scholarships to the Lowell Jason Mortimer (LJM) Maritime Academy,
the only tertiary education facility for the nation’s vibrant maritime
industry. The donation of $28,000 which will fund two full-time
students, including one for a member of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force
Rangers, was made at the first day’s session of the Maritime Conference
Royal Caribbean is the platinum sponsor of the
conference, which is bringing together some 200 people in the maritime
Public Hospitals Authority and Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre (SRC)
held the Annual Caregivers Symposium today at Church of God Auditorium,
Joe Farrington Road, under the theme, "Aging Care -- A Higher Calling."
Minister of Social Services and Urban Development the Hon. Frankie
Campbell gave opening ceremony remarks, and is pictured standing third
left with medical community officials/gerontology specialists including,
from left, Dr. Indira Grimes, PHA Chairman Julian Rolle, PMH Chief
Hospital Administrator Mary Walker, and Dr. Agreta Eneas, third right.
Governor General, Her Excellency the Most. Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling
(seated centre) received Vice-President of the International Federation
of Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies, Miguel Villarroel
(seated centre left), and members of the Bahamas Red Cross Society in a
courtesy call, followed by a luncheon, October 16, 2018.
Officials in the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation are looking to ensure
that every visitor to the Islands Of The Bahamas feels safe when
visiting the destination.
In an effort to come up with leading
crime fighting strategies in tourist hot spots, officials held a Tourism
Safety and Security workshop under the theme “Enhancing Safety and
Security for our country’s number one industry.”
Minister of Tourism and Aviation Dionisio D’Aguilar, who delivered the
keynote address, said this “meeting of the minds” is to ensure that
tourism stakeholders and national security officials are cultivating
winning strategies in the fight against crime...
The Hon. Darren Henfield, Minister of Foreign Affairs, representing Dr.
the Most Hon. Hubert Minnis, Prime Minister, gave the Keynote Address
during the LJM Maritime Academy Inaugural Graduation Ceremony, October
18, 2018 in the Ballroom of Melia Nassau Beach resort. Graduating were
cadets of Cohorts 2014 and 2017. Also offering congratulations were
President of LJM Maritime Academy Dr. Brendamae Cleare, and Founder H.E.
Lowell J. Mortimer, who gave remarks. The 'Charge to Graduates' was
from Vice-President of Nautical Operations, Carnival Cruise Lines,
Captain Gaetano Gigliotti, pictured seated at left near podium...
A recent PAHO-organized workshop trained 35 Caribbean health officers on
how to respond rapidly and effectively to any imported cases of measles
Washington, DC, October 19 2018 (PAHO/WHO) — It’s
been more than 25 years since the Caribbean reported its last case of
indigenous measles. But the risk of imported cases has persisted because
measles continues to circulate in countries around the world...
The Bahamas Tourist Office, Florida was represented at the recent Susan
G. Komen More Than Pink™ Walk to benefit the fight against breast
cancer. The walk that attracted thousands of breast cancer survivors and
supporters took place at the Bayfront Park, Downtown, Miami, Florida.
year’s well attended event featured a number of major sponsors and
booths including that of The Bahamas Tourist Office. The event annually
celebrates and encourages those living with metastatic breast cancer and
those that support them. The proceeds from the event benefit research
in the fight against breast cancer...
Governor General, Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling
hosted the Bahamas National Baptist Missionary & Educational
Convention's 60th Baptist Recognition Day & Annual Reception on
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at Government House.
Seventh Grade students of Windsor Preparatory School paid a courtesy
call on the Governor General of The Bahamas, Her Excellency the Most
Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling at Government House on Friday, October 19,
Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture (MOYSC) the Hon. Lanisha Rolle
addressed the Official Opening Ceremony of the World Junior Judo
Championships, October 18, 2018, in the Imperial Ballroom of Atlantis,
Paradise Island. During the ceremonies, President of the International
Judo Federation (IJF) Marius Vizer presented a Special Recognition award
to her (pictured). Among those present for the Opening were MOYSC
Acting Permanent Secretary Rhoda Jackson, Director of Sports Timothy
Munnings, Director of Sports Tourism Marketing in the Ministry of
Tourism and Aviation Virginia Kelly...
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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...
The 242 Colour Run graced the streets of Nassau for the sixth
consecutive year on Sunday. The event attracted over 300 participants
and scores of volunteers, all which ended up covered in sweat and
colour. The event benefited the Rotary and Rotaract Clubs of East
The overall theme was tied to Rotary International’s
theme, “Be The Inspiration”. This year is especially memorable, because
Bahamian Barry Rassin is currently the President of the Rotary
The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis
Almagro, received on Wednesday, October 17 Luiz Antonio Marrey,
Spokesperson of the Mission to Support the Fight against Corruption and
Impunity in Honduras (MACCIH), who delivered the fifth semi-annual
report of the Mission.
Moreover, the Secretary General, the
Spokesperson of the MACCIH-OAS and officials of the Secretariat for
Strengthening Democracy of the GS/OAS today held a working meeting with
various authorities of the Honduran Government...