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Shop Spaces available at Grand Lucayan - Jul 19, 2023 - 4:05:49 PM

 Lucayan Renewal Holdings Limited - Prime Location Shop Spaces Available for Rent on Retail Street at the Grand Lucayan Please contact the Financial Controller at 373 1333 extension 5127 for more information.


EARTHCARE Eco Kids join Dolphin Project for Global Beach Cleanup - Jan 4, 2023 - 11:54:49 PM

Grand Bahama Island. Very early on Saturday morning, August 20th, 2022, EARTHCARE Eco Kids and EARTHCARE volunteers on Grand Bahama Island arrived at the end of Williams Town Beach for the EARTHCARE & Dolphin Project Global Beach Cleanup 2022. The group joined with partners from all around the world to clean oceans for free dolphins. Ocean debris kills nearly one million marine animals every single year.

Saving dolphins and whales is about more than simply ending the captivity trade. Ocean conservation is just as vital to the survival of all cetaceans according to the Dolphin Project based in Bali...

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GBPA Announces Six Senses GB Hotel, Villas & More - Nov 3, 2022 - 8:00:12 PM

GBPA statement on Six Senses Grand Bahama Hotel, Villas, and Branded Residences
November 3, 2022 - The Grand Bahama Port Authority Limited (GBPA), and the Grand Bahama Development Company Limited (DEVCO) are excited about the recent announcement by world renowned and award-winning hotel operator Six Senses. According to the release, the 36-acre project site will be the future home of 45 waterfront and canal villas, as well as a premier restaurant, boathouse, pool bar and world class amenities.

The development and investment team behind this transformational project, the Weller Development Partners, and Pegasus Capital Advisors, were brought to the table by GBPA Director Rupert Hayward. The GBPA and DEVCO have been working with the group for the past three years to help bring this vison to fruition, as it


Commercial Driver's Certification Services - Nov 3, 2022 - 1:12:01 AM

Nassau, Bahamas - On the heels of the Bahamas government’s announcement of a mandatory Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Motor Vehicle Training School has provided exceptional service to local companies that have already collectively certified hundreds of drivers through the school to date. There are currently hundreds more already moving through the program ahead of the law taking effect January 1st 2023. 

“I am a seasoned driver in the industry and was very impressed with the training in class and in the field,” said Mr. Samuel Lightbourne Sr. owner of Lil Sam & Sons Trucking...


News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Junkanoo Summer Festival Is Back, Bigger and Better - Jun 20, 2022 - 2:03:39 PM

Following a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Ministry of Tourism, Investments & Aviation (MOTIA), in collaboration with the Junkanoo Corporation of New Providence (JCNP), is back with its largest signature cultural event — Junkanoo Summer Festival. The popular summer festival will take place on four Saturdays this July ( 2nd, 16th, 23rd and 30th July) at Arawak Cay, directly opposite the Fish Fry, from 12 p.m...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

ZNS Celebrates 86th Anniversary with Church Service - May 30, 2022 - 4:23:18 PM

Officials of the Broadcasting Corporation of The Bahamas (ZNS) celebrated 86 years of service to the community with attendance, Sunday morning, May 29, 2022 at Faith United Missionary Baptist Church, Baillou Hill Road, South.  Senior Pastor, Rev. Dr. William Thompson and Minister of State for the Public Service, the Hon. Pia Glover Rolle who addressed the congregation are pictured with ZNS directors and executives -- including Broadcasting Corporation of The Bahamas Chairman Picewell Forbes, Director Athama Bowe...

Bahamas Weather

Inclement and a very wet weather ahead for the week for The Bahamas - May 30, 2022 - 1:19:58 PM

A broad low pressure trough straddling the Northwest and Central Bahamas will linger over the area for the next few days. This trough will eventually lift and move northeastward into the open Atlantic Ocean by Thursday. Periods of scattered showers and isolated strong to severe thunderstorms are expected during the week. Heavy downpours, strong gusty winds and frequent lightning activity will accompany severe thunderstorm activity. Prolonged rainfall resulting in localized flooding in low-lying areas is anticipated...


Sorority Donates to Abuse Victims in Nassau, Grand Bahama - May 30, 2022 - 11:10:49 AM

Alarmed by the increasing number of cases of abuse against women and children living in the country, The Bahamas’ chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and its Southern Regional Representative, Kyrsten Sheffield donated gently used clothing and shoes, food, and feminine hygiene products to the Bahamas Crisis Center and the Evangeline Jervis Community Service Center.

According to organizers, this partnership across Bahamian waters is a commitment to eradicate violence against women around the globe...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Doctoral degree posthumously conferred to Hon. A.D. Hanna by University of The Bahamas - May 27, 2022 - 4:18:31 PM

The University of The Bahamas (UB) has posthumously conferred an honorary Doctor of Philosophy degree upon the late Hon. Arthur D. Hanna, former Bahamian governor-general, parliamentarian, deputy prime minister and minister of education at the institution’s Spring 2022 Commencement exercise.

UB President and CEO Dr. Rodney Smith, by virtue of his authority, conferred the honor on Mr. Hanna in recognition of his accomplishments as Minister of Education...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Select Jif Peanut Butter Products Recall - Update - May 27, 2022 - 2:56:44 PM

The Bahamas Agricultural Health and Food Safety Authority (BAHFSA) continues to monitor the May 20th, Recall by J.M. Smucker Co. in Lexington Kentucky, USA, for the Select Jif Peanut Butter Products due to potential Salmonella contamination.

A number of Companies and Brands have recalled multiple products containing Peanut Butter, for example, Cargill, Walmart, Del Monte, Wawa, Albertson’s, Fresh Seasons, Country Fresh, just to name a few....

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Dr. Rodney Smith confers final degrees as President and CEO of UB: asks graduates to take the next step with an open mind - May 27, 2022 - 12:04:11 PM

Dr. Rodney Smith conferred final degrees as President and CEO of the University of The Bahamas on the Class of 2022 at the Spring Commencement ceremony, Thursday, May 26, 2022 at Atlantis Convention Centre.

Dr. Smith, who concludes his tenure on July 31, 2022, expressed appreciation to his colleagues in administration, staff throughout the campuses, faculty and alumnae for walking the journey with him...


Breef kicks off donations of “Bahamas Underwater” books to over 300 schools in The Bahamas - May 26, 2022 - 2:21:15 PM

The Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation (BREEF) is pleased to begin the distribution of the “Bahamas Underwater'' book. This new hardcover book is a collaboration between BREEF and award-winning photographer Shane Gross. Generous support from the Sean Connery Philanthropy Fund has made it possible for BREEF to donate a copy of the book to every school throughout the archipelago.

With a foreword by world-renowned ocean explorer and advocate Jean-Michel Cousteau, and introduction by BREEF Executive Director Casuarina McKinney-Lambert, “Bahamas Underwater”...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Rise in hospitalizations not linked to spike in COVID-19 Cases - May 26, 2022 - 11:14:53 AM

Minister of Health & Wellness, the Honourable Dr. Michael R. Darville confirmed that there has been an uptick in positive COVID-19 cases in particular in New Providence over the past three (3) weeks. The Minister added that samples to test for the Omicron BA.2. Variant were collected and sent for genome mapping.

The Disease Surveillance Unit he said has turned specific focus on schools in the country as cases continue to rise. “This Ministry is working closely with the Ministry of Education & Technical & Vocational Training as well as with the unions”, Minister Darville said, “…

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

The Bahamas Development Bank names Nicholas Higgs as next Managing Director - May 25, 2022 - 4:16:46 PM

Nicholas Higgs has been named as the next Managing Director to The Bahamas Development Bank (BDB). He will take the helm of the National Development Bank on July 4th 2022. At 31, he is the youngest Managing Director in the history of institution.

Mr.Higgs brings extensive experience in development finance, research and capital raising...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

In a changing world, educators asked to be kind, first: UB Teachers Commissioning Ceremony for School of Education - May 25, 2022 - 2:57:03 PM

The Hon. Zane Lightbourne, Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, and Technical and Vocational Training has called on educators to be good listeners, sharpen their problem solving skills and avoid temptations that contribute to the erosion of the teaching profession.

“You have chosen a noble career, therefore whether it is temporary or for the long haul just know that from day one you will touch lives and groom the future of this country which we all call home,” he said...

News : Ministry of Tourism Updates

Western Air Makes Inaugural Flight Between Nassau and Fort Lauderdale - May 23, 2022 - 2:55:01 PM

Bahamian owned and operated commercial airline, Western Air, took a long runway into the international friendly skies yesterday when it made its first flight between Nassau and Fort Lauderdale, Florida as another airline alternative for travellers. The 50-seater Embraer ERJ145 Jet took off from Lynden Pindling International Airport at 11 a.m. en route to Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Official Islands Of The Bahamas 2022 Hurricane Shelter Listing - May 23, 2022 - 10:13:35 AM

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has released its Official List of Shelters for the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season which commences June 1 and ends November 30, 2022.

Weather forecasters at The Bahamas Department of Meteorology are predicting another above-average season with 19 named storms, including  9 hurricanes, four of which are expected to become major hurricanes (Category 3...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

MoYSC 2022 Summer Youth Employment Programme Accepting Applications - May 23, 2022 - 9:39:54 AM

The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture will host its annual Summer Youth Employment Programme in New Providence and Grand Bahama, to run from Monday, 4th July to Friday, 29th July, 2022.  Young persons will be employed as Camp Aides (ages 15-17), participate in Youth and Culture Apprenticeships (ages 15 to 25) or serve as summer students in our Corporate Placement programme (ages 15 to 25)...

News : Ministry of Tourism Updates

The Bahamas Joins CARICOM Member States for Agri-investment Forum and Expo - May 20, 2022 - 3:31:42 PM

A delegation from The Bahamas, led by the Honourable I. Chester Cooper, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism, Investments & Aviation, (MOTIA), along with Minister Clay Sweeting, Minister for Agriculture, Marine Resources & Family Island Affairs are set to travel to Georgetown, Guyana, 19th  -21st  May, to represent the Prime Minister in the CARICOM Agri-Investment Forum and Expo...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Reception to Mark the 25th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations Between The Bahamas and China - May 20, 2022 - 1:07:25 PM

A Reception was held to mark the 25th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between the Commonwealth of The Bahamas and People's Republic of China, May 19, 2022 at Grand Hyatt, Baha Mar.  

Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas H.E. Dai Qingli, and the Bahamas Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Public Service the Hon. Frederick Mitchell, gave remarks.

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