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Last Updated: Dec 10, 2019 - 1:12:14 PM


News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Road works Nassau Street; Tonique Williams Darling/Games Blvd Roundabout - Dec 11th - Dec 10, 2019 - 1:20:51 PM


The Ministry of Public Works/Bahamix, has scheduled milling and paving works for Nassau Street.

The Road Work is scheduled to be carried out beginning Wednesday, December 11th, 2019, through Friday, December 13th, 2019, from 9:00am to 2:30pm...

The Ministry of Public Works/Bahamix, has scheduled milling and paving works for the Round About at the Junction of Games Boulevard /Tonique Williams Darling Highway...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

New Cuban Ambassador call on the PM Minnis - Dec 10, 2019 - 12:56:46 PM


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Cuban Ambassador H.E. Alejandro García del Toro paid a First Arrival Courtesy Call on Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis on Monday, 9 December, 2019 at the Office of the Prime Minister. The Prime Minister thanked the Ambassador for his country’s support following Hurricane Dorian, and noted the strong relationship between the two countries. Prime Minister Minnis and Ambassador del Toro also discussed matters related to tourism, agriculture, culture, and climate change...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

The Governor General paid Christmas visit to PMH - Dec 10, 2019 - 11:40:11 AM


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Governor General His Excellency Cornelius A. Smith paid his inaugural annual Christmas visit to Princess Margaret Hospital, Friday, where he visited patients on the Children's Ward, Male Surgical 2, Gyne Ward and Male Orthopaedics Ward.  Also visiting the wards was Minister of Education, the Hon. Jeffrey Lloyd, on behalf of Minister of Health, the Hon. Dr. Duane Sands. 

(BIS Photos/Letisha Henderson)...

Community

Zonta Bahamas still working hard to #ORANGETHEWORLD - Dec 10, 2019 - 10:30:23 AM


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The women of Zonta clubs of The Bahamas have not only been busy in the community with the 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women and Girls, they have taken their message to the Upper and Lower House.

Governor General C A Smith, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis, and Senators and parliamentarian all heard from Zontians about the importance of eradicating violence in the country.

Today is International Human Rights Day. On Saturday, December 14, Contains invite the general public to come out to Fox Hill Park from 2-6pm..

Bahamian Politics

DNA outlines case for no confidence in Prime Minister - Dec 10, 2019 - 10:20:31 AM


The Democratic National Alliance (DNA) called for a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Hubert Minnis on July 16, 2019 following damning revelations on the circumstances surrounding the award of a contract to a sitting Cabinet Minister.

We urged the Leader of the Official Opposition to exercise his constitutional duties for which he is paid by taxpayers in The Bahamas...

Sales & Promotions

3rd Annual Black Bottle Concert Early Bird Tickets on Sale Now - Dec 10, 2019 - 9:40:02 AM


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Phluid Phactory - Passport Gang 3rd Annual Black Bottle Concert Weekend Goombay Park International Bazaar.

Day 1 Friday Dec. 20th DEXTA DAPS

Day 2 Saturday Dec. 21st  DESTRA & FARMER NAPPY

Early Bird Tickets on Sale Now at ALL Phluid Phactory locations...

Bahamas Weather

7 day forecast for the Bahamas - Dec. 9 - 15 - Dec 9, 2019 - 9:50:26 PM


General Situation: High pressure ridge builds across the area with moderate strong breezes as weak low to mid-level troughing trigger a few passing showers over the NW and Central Bahama Islands. The high pressure ridge will shift eastward as a cold front moves down across Florida on Wednesday, stalls and gradually dissipates through Friday. Another cold front will move across the Southern United States to Florida and produce pre-frontal activity across the Bahamas on Saturday...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl Youth Football Clinic set For Dec. 18 - Dec 9, 2019 - 4:20:35 PM


One of the highly anticipated events of Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl week is set for Wednesday, Dec. 18 as the fifth-annual Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl Youth Football Clinic, sponsored by KFC, will take place from 3:30-5:00 pm at the rugby fields next to old Thomas A. Robinson Stadium (adjacent to the National Stadium) in Nassau. The clinic is free and open to boys and girls ages 7-13, and it is held in cooperation between the Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl and USA Football...

News : International : Organization of American States (OAS)

OAS Secretary General on International Anti-Corruption Day - Dec 9, 2019 - 3:40:38 PM


Today, December 9, we celebrate International Anti-Corruption Day. Corruption is a scourge that is present, to a greater or lesser degree, in all the countries of the Hemisphere. From the Organization of American States, we reaffirm our commitment to fight this endemic evil...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Citigroup courtesy call on Prime Minister Minnis - Dec 9, 2019 - 3:34:11 PM


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CEO of Citigroup Michael L. Corbat (centre left) and Mrs. Donna Corbat (right), accompanied by Citi Country Officer Margaret Butler, paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis, on Friday, at the Office of the Prime Minister. 

(BIS Photo/Yontalay Bowe)...

News : Local

RBDF Apprehends Haitian Migrants - Dec 9, 2019 - 2:45:46 PM


A joint maritime operation between the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, Police Force, Operation Bahamas Turks and Caicos Islands (OPBAT), and the United States Coast Guard on Saturday past resulted in the apprehension of 39 Haitian nationals in the southern Bahamas.

The migrants (26 males, 13 females) were spotted on an isolated cay off the south eastern coast of Great Inagua earlier in the week. Because of the rocky terrain,  efforts to reach the migrants by land and sea proved difficult...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Sloops Wrestle for Championship at 'Best of the Best Regatta' - Dec 9, 2019 - 1:50:30 PM


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Enclosed photos show excitement on the seas at the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources 4th Annual 'Best of the Best Regatta,' December 5-8, 2019 at Montagu Bay...  

Long Island's Running Tide -- Class A Champion
New Courageous of Ragged Island -- 2nd place
Red Stripe of Black Point, Exuma -- 3rd place...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Awards Presented at the 4th Annual 'Best of the Best Regatta' - Dec 9, 2019 - 1:06:16 PM


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Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources the Hon. Michael Pintard delivered remarks at the Closing Ceremony of the 4th Annual 'Best of the Best Regatta' on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at Montagu Foreshore.  He bestowed winners' trophies to Running Tide, Susan Chase and Whitty K sailors.  Running Tide was Class A Champ; Susan Chase, Class B Champ; and Whitty K, Class C Champ.  He also presented the Rising Sailor Award to young Chris Rolle. 

(BIS Photos/Patrick Hanna)...

Sales & Promotions

Make your Friday Night Sizzle at Portobellos - Dec 9, 2019 - 12:50:24 PM


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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 : Ministry of Tourism Updates

Bahamas Travel Show - Dec 9, 2019 - 12:40:03 PM


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As part of its ‘Bahamas Is Open For Business’ marketing campaign, the Bahamas Tourist Office in Plantation, Florida in conjunction with its partnership with Hubbard Radio Alpha Media Network, in West Palm Beach, will conduct three special editions of The Bahamas Travel Show.

The Show was designed to further heighten The Bahamas’ diverse and impressive brand, increase market visibility, engage loyal listeners, increase visitor interest and bookings to its destination and simultaneously...

News : Ministry of Tourism Updates

Hero World Challenge donates $184,500 to the One Bahamas Fund - Dec 9, 2019 - 10:40:45 AM


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Hero World Challenge Donates $184,500 to the One Bahamas Fund.From left Tiger Woods, Dr Pawan Munjal, Chairman and CEO of Hero MotoCorp and Dionisio D’Aguilar, Bahamas Minister of Tourism and Aviation.Creators of the ONE Bahamas Fund - Justin Timberlake, Tiger Woods, NEXUS Luxury Collection, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and members from the ALBANY community - have pledged $6 million toward Hurricane Dorian relief and rebuilding efforts to be matched by those who share their passion to help those impacted by the devastating hurricane...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force

RBPF Nassau: Police investigating investigating 2 separate shooting incidents - Dec 9, 2019 - 9:38:16 AM


Police are actively investigating the circumstances surrounding two separate shooting incidents Sunday, 8th December, 2019 which has left a juvenile male and an adult male detained in hospital and an adult male in custody.

In the first incident, according to reports, shortly after 2:00pm a juvenile male was visiting relatives at Romer Street, Fox Hill...

Arts & Culture

Carol Lighbourn to release two new children’s books - Dec 9, 2019 - 9:30:00 AM


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Doongalik Studios is very excited to announce the Book Launch on Thursday, December 19 from 6-8pm of two new children’s book by Bahamian author, Carol A. Lightbourn entitled Misty the Surrey Horse and Peppy Potcake which were published locally by Media Enterprises Ltd. Her first children’s book, Lincoln the Lazy Lizard, was published in 2000.

The stories in the two new books were written in the 80s when her son, Jonathan Brown, was a young boy, and were published weekly, without the illustrations, in The Tribune’s Children’s Section.

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : WANTED PERSONS

RBPF Nassau: Wanted persons arrested - Dec 9, 2019 - 8:00:11 AM

On Sunday 8th December, 2019 shortly after 11:00am, Operation Officers acting on information went to Nassau Village and arrested Cimeleo Lionel Darling aka “Georgie” who was wanted for questioning in connection with armed robbery.

Shortly after 1:00pm, Operation Officers acting on information went to Mandingo Street, Fox Hill and arrested Ainsley Russell aka “Desean Johnson” who was wanted for questing in connection with an armed robbery investigation...

News : International : Caribbean News

Jade Mountain Food gets top French honors - Dec 9, 2019 - 7:30:40 AM


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St. Lucia's Jade Mountain resort has received many accolades for its visionary approach to hotel design, as well as the unparalleled views of the iconic Piton peaks rising out of the Caribbean Sea, but now, it has attracted even more global attention because of the world-class food it offers.

The culinary team at Jade Mountain, under the leadership of Chef de Cuisine Elijah Jules and guided by consulting chef Allen Susser, has been awarded a coveted Gault Millau rating, making it only one of four restaurants in the Eastern Caribbean to receive a 3-Toque rating.

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