Press Releases

Hundreds of Travel Agents Visit Freeport Bahamas as part of World's Largest Seminar at Sea and Fam

June 12, 2019

A group of over 200 travel agents converged on Freeport, Grand Bahama over the weekend as part of what The Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line (BPCL) dubbed “The Worlds’s largest Seminar at Sea and Fam...”

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Statement by the Prime Minister on the Deaths of Alrae Ramsey and Blair John

June 12, 2019

On behalf of the Bahamian people and Government of The Bahamas I extend my deepest and heartfelt condolences to the families of Bahamians Alrae Ramsey and Blair John, who were found dead in Turin, Italy, under tragic circumstances...

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Environment Minister: 'Incredible students making a difference, starting' Campaign Issues Last Call for Entries, Be A Hero Clean, Green, Pristine

June 12, 2019

Ministry of Environment officials today issued a last call for entries from schools for its popular touring campaign #BeAHero, taking colourful capes and a strong message to students that clean communities are everyone’s business and no one is too young to get in the game...

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Upside-Down, Speed Paintings by Jamaal Rolle Raise US$21,000 for Rotary's End Polio Now

June 12, 2019

At the invitation of Rotary International (R.I.) President Barry Rassin, Celebrity Artist and Rotarian, Jamaal Rolle was asked to paint two “End Polio Now” creations at 10 minutes each before a live audience. The artist added a surprise twist by creating his work of art, upside-down to the delight of everyone...

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BTC enhances parental leave under a progressive policy

June 12, 2019

BTC announced changes to its current parental leave policy, providing enhanced benefits for new parents...The company’s updated parental leave policy now provides more time off for mothers and fathers. It is applicable whether employees become parents biologically, via surrogacy or through adoption...

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Damianos Sotheby's International Realty adds Two New Estate Agents to Capitalize on Growth in The Bahamas Luxury Real Estate Market
Damianos Sotheby's International Realty adds Two New Estate Agents to Capitalize on Growth in The Bahamas Luxury Real Estate Market

June 12, 2019

George Damianos, Chief Executive Officer for Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty, and Lana Rademaker, Chief Brokerage Officer, are pleased to announce the addition of two new estate agents: Jacqueline Lightbourn and Christopher Ansell...

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The Investment Group Announces Two New Recipients

June 12, 2019

They come from two different worlds...She’s a fungi-growing fanatic, married mother of five, with a to-do list. He’s a 29-year-old tour operator who is not afraid of taking risks. If at first glance, their only commonality is their entrepreneurial spirit...

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Minister Dames Expounds on his Ministry's 2019/2020 Budget Expenditures

June 12, 2019

During his substantive contribution to the 2019/2020 Budget Debate in the House of Assembly, on June 11, 2019, Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin Dames announced that the proposed expenditure for the Ministry of National Security and the agencies under its remit for the 2019/2020 Budget cycle is $239,673,387...

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BTVI Tuition Grant
BTVI Tuition Grant

June 12, 2019

The government is offering a tuition grant to qualified Bahamians to attend the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institution (BTVI) as of the fall semester 2019, as announced by Minister of Education, the Honourable Jeffrey Lloyd during his communication in the House of Assembly today...

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Media Encourage to Enter Their Work to Win Awards

June 12, 2019

Anthony Capron, president of The Bahamas Press Club, has announced that submissions are now being accepted from media personnel seeking to win one of the prestigious Bahamas Press Club awards at their annual event, this year being held on November 16 at the British Colonial Hilton...

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Castrol Quote of the Day: June 12, 2019
Castrol Quote of the Day: June 12, 2019

June 12, 2019

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Bahamas High Commissioner to London updates on Investigations into deaths of Alrae Ramsey and Blair John

June 11, 2019

His Excellency Ellison E. Greenslade, QPM, High Commissioner of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, said he is satisfied with the level of investigation into the deaths of the two Bahamian young men...

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The Governor General hosted 2019 Youth Empowerment Program Annual National Award Ceremony

June 11, 2019

Pictured are youth participants; and from left: President & CEO, Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) Mr. Delano Munroe, Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling...

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On Occassion of her 100th Birthday Mrs. Huyler paid a courtesy call on the Governor General

June 11, 2019

Centenarian Mrs. Julia Huyler and family paid a courtesy call upon Governor General Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling at Government House, June 5, 2019...

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Eleuthera Methodist Church Representatives called upon the Governor General

June 11, 2019

Executives and Members of the Women's Ministry of the Eleuthera Methodist Church called upon Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General...

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The Ministry of Health: Temporary Closure of Flaming Gardens Clinic
The Ministry of Health: Temporary Closure of Flaming Gardens Clinic

June 11, 2019

The Ministry of Health wishes to inform the general public, clients and residents of the Flamingo Gardens Health District, that effective Tuesday11 June, 2019, due to unexpected circumstances all clinic services...

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Labour's Week of Events Dedicated to the memories of Last Year's Labour Day Victims

June 11, 2019

Minister of Labour, the Hon. Dion Foulkes in his national address of this year's Randol Fawkes Labour Day Parade, themed 'One for All, All for One: Securing the Protection of Bahamian Workers for Future Generations...

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Marching with Labour-Uniting to Achieve

June 11, 2019

Minister of State for Grand Bahama, Senator the Hon. Kwasi Thompson, and Parliamentary Secretaries Iram Lewis and Pakesia Parker-Edgecombe joined Labour Union Leaders and workers for the annual Sir Randol Fawkes Labor...

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The Bahamas Agriculture & Marine Science Institute Ltd-Fire at Levy Building

June 11, 2019

The Senior Management team of the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) was alerted on Thursday evening, at approximately 10.30pm...

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Commonwealth Bank Supports the 18th AnnualC Cancer Society Gala Ball CANCER SOCIETY GALA BALL

June 11, 2019

Commonwealth Bank made a $500,000, 10-year pledge to support the Cancer Society of The Bahamas’ Cancer Caring Centre and stands committed to their promise. As a Platinum Sponsor of this year’s Gala Ball...

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