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NASSAU, Bahamas -- Veteran hotelier and businessman, George Myers, will be heralded as The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce’s 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient for his immeasurable contributions to the growth of tourism and business in the Bahamas.
With the vision to exclusively use Bahamian visual art across Baha Mar’s...
The unexpected retirement of long-time educator and administrator at the College of the Bahamas, Executive Vice-president Dr Rhonda Chipman-Johnson, shocked some at the College, yesterday, when the news broke.
Dr Chipman-Johnson said she expected people to speculate, but she wished not to comment on her reasons, saying only that she was "exercising (her) eligibility to retire."
I rise on behalf of the Ministry of Health to make my contribution to this 2010/2011 budget presentation and thank the great constituency of Killarney for the opportunity to present this, my third health budget to this honorable chamber.
I wish to congratulate the Rt. Hon. Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Hon. Hubert Alexander Ingraham, for his courage in presenting a Budget that is reflective of the realities of the national economic situation and that refused to defer difficult decisions for future generation of leaders.
Mr. Speaker, this is the 33rd Budget Exercise in which I will have participated in this Parliament as an MP; the 14th as the Prime Minister and the 6th as Minister of Finance. Such extensive experience in this country’s fiscal affairs has enabled me to observe the many ebbs and flows of economic life in The Bahamas and the attempts by successive Ministers of Finance to grapple with them. I have learned many profound lessons and made a number of keen observations, none more so than these:
Ladies and Gentlemen,
I am very happy to be with you today to celebrate the victorious return of our young athletes. You are among the rising stars of The Bahamas.
This Earth Day presents a chance to think about how to tweak routines into sustainable practices that benefit the planet. Saving electricity, buying a reusable water bottle and planting a tree all go far—but what about those thousands of toxic items discarded daily that end up in landfills for decades, like printer cartridges?
Luckily Custom Computers Ltd. has know-how that extends beyond computer technology needs—as a business, they encourage sustainable practices in the community through their Hewlett Packard printer cartridge recycling program.
(VIDEO) Bahamian attorney Maurice Glinton discusses the significance and misunderstandings of the Hawksbill Creek agreement (Part 1)
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - The Bahamas Weekly is pleased to present herewith an engaging interview with Grand Bahama attorney-at-law,Maurice Glinton as he discusses the Hawksbill Creek Agreement signed August 1st, 1955; the agreement has a 99-year lifespan that expires in 2054.
(VIDEO) Bahamian attorney Maurice Glinton discusses the significance and misunderstanding of the Hawksbill Creek agreement (Part1)
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - The Bahamas Weekly is pleased to present herewith an engaging interview with Grand Bahama attorney-at-law,Maurice Glinton as he discusses the Hawksbill Creek Agreement signed August 1st, 1955; the agreement has a 99-year lifespan that expires in 2054. TheHawksbill Creek Agreement was made between the Government of the Bahamas and Mr Wallace Groves to establish a city and free trade zone on Grand Bahama Island
The Downtown Nassau Partnership in conjunction with the Ministry of Tourism and the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources announce the first Great Bahamian Seafood & Wine Festival scheduled for May 28-29 with a gala event at Jacaranda House on the 28th and an all-day, all-out festival at Junkanoo Beach east, just west of the British Colonial Hilton, on Saturday, May 29.
A record number of junior athletes in the country have qualified for the upcoming CARIFTA Track and Field Championships, leaving the executive members of the Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations (BAAA) to make tough decisions when the two days of head-to-head competition climaxes on Saturday.
Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis said his party is on the same page when it comes to the Stem Cell Bill and he dismissed concerns of a rift after statements from the FNM's deputy leader and deputy chairman on the issue.
During debate on the bill last week, Minnis blasted the government for "rushing" the proposed legislation...
Entry into the Royal Bahamas Defence Force’s Ranger Program has become “very competitive” since its establishment in 1996, with large numbers of young people now seeking admission annually, Minister of National Security O.A.T. “Tommy” Turnquest said.