Press Releases

UK High Commissioner Designate Pays Courtesy Call on Foreign Affairs Minister

August 19, 2019

Her Excellency Sarah Dickson, High Commissioner Designate of the United Kingdom paid a courtesy call on Minister of Foreign Affairs the Hon. Darren Henfield at the Ministry, Monday, August 19, 2019.

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Prime Minister Minnis tours BPL Generation Plants

August 19, 2019

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis toured the Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) Clifton Pier and Baillou Hills generation plants on Sunday 18 August 2019...

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SEVEN DAY FORECAST FOR THE BAHAMAS from 19th to 25th August 2019

August 19, 2019

General Situation: Troughing in the atmosphere over the area will enhance convective activity across the Bahamas with some showers and thunderstorms likely to become heavy to severe at times. Surface high pressure ridge will sustain gentle to fresh breezes to make the hot temperature and the triple digit heat indices a little more bearable. A mix of sun and clouds will dominate weather conditions this week as multilayered troughing keeps the atmosphere unstable...

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BNT Congratulates The Ministry of Environment of Single-Use Plastics
BNT Congratulates The Ministry of Environment of Single-Use Plastics

August 19, 2019

The Bahamas National Trust joins Bahamians and Bahamian NGOs in welcoming the Environmental Protection (Control of Plastic Pollution) Bill, 2019...

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Ministry of Education Holds a Service of Prayers, Praise and Thanksgiving

August 19, 2019

Ministry of Education Holds a Service of Prayers, Praise and Thanksgiving

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Bahamas Waterkeepers Welcomes Chinese Counterparts for Cultural Exchange

August 19, 2019

For millennia, all of earth’s living things have depended on water for its survival. Up to 71 percent of the world’s surface is covered in water, it exists in the air, in the soil and even in the human body which is up to 60% water. According to research, however, only 3 percent of the earth’s water supply is drinkable which makes water conservation all the more important.

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Power to the People NOW

August 19, 2019

Electrical power is a necessity and a priority! Any modern country in the 21st century cannot run effectively and efficiently without it – period!

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BAHAMAS AREA FORECAST

August 19, 2019

SPECIAL FEATURES: SFC TRF OVR AREA PRDCNG CNVECTV WX OVR BAH DRNG FCST PRD.

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Severe Weather Warning Update

August 19, 2019

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ELEUTHERA AND CAT ISLAND AND NOW INCLUDES THE EXUMA CAYS ALONG WITH THEIR ADJACENT WATERS AT 8:00 AM, LIGHTNING DETECTOR, RADAR AND SATELLITE IMAGERY DEPICTED CLUSTERS OF SHOWERS WITH SOME STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH TROUGHING MOVING ACROSS AND TOWARDS THE WARNING AREAS...

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Castrol Quote of the Day: August 19, 2019
Castrol Quote of the Day: August 19, 2019

August 19, 2019

"We know... you're probably not thinking car care around this time - BUT can you imagine the busyness of the end of August without a well running vehicle? A full engine service with 'Castrol' makes sense!"

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Trafficking in Persons Dangers Explained to Summer Campers

August 17, 2019

As part of the entity's ongoing community outreach programming, Secretary of the Trafficking In Persons Secretariat Corrections Corporal Keva Sherman speaks to Mount Moriah Constituency Summer Camp 2019...

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Castrol Quote of the Day: August 17, 2019
Castrol Quote of the Day: August 17, 2019

August 17, 2019

"Time to service that vehicle before the hectic back-to-school
and back-to-work drive starts. Service with 'Castrol'."

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Severe Weather Warning Update

August 16, 2019

he Bahamas Department of Meteorology has issued A Severe Thunderstorm Warning from 1:00 PM EDT until 2:30 PM EDT FRIDAY 16TH AUGUST 2019...

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Road Works-Godet Close

August 16, 2019

The Ministry of Public Works/Bahamix, has scheduled Milling and Paving works for Godet Close...The works will begin August 19, 2019 for 3 working days during the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m Monday Thru Wednesday...

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Severe Weather Warning

August 16, 2019

The Bahamas Department of Meteorology has issued A Severe Thunderstorm Warning from 11:35 AM EDT until 1:35 PM EDT FRIDAY 16TH AUGUST 2019...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR ANDROS AND CAT ISLAND ALONG WITH THEIR ADJACENT WATERS...

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PHA Sets Record Straight on BPSU Negotiations

August 16, 2019

The Public Hospitals Authority has been made aware of comments attributed to the Bahamas Public Services Union’s President, Mr. Kimsley Ferguson published in a recent article in the local dailies which speaks to the current negotiation status between the PHA and the BPSU for a new BPSU Industrial Agreement...

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Bahamas Industrial Tribunal Launches Electronic Filing and Case Management Service

August 16, 2019

The National Tripartite Council (NTC), in keeping with its statutory function of liaising with national and regional institutions as touching matters related to labour and industrial relations, commends The Bahamas Industrial Tribunal for its outstanding work in the implementation of its Electronic Filing and Case Management Service, effective Monday August 12, 2019.

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The Bahamas Engineering and Technology Advancement Camp-BETAC 2019 Come to an End

August 16, 2019

The Bahamas Engineering and Technology Advancement’s (BETA)​ sixth annual STEM-based summer camp came to an end on Saturday, August 3, 2019, with a closing and award ceremony on the grounds of Aquinas College at Loyola Hall. The commemoration honored the works and achievements of this year’s campers and camp facilitators during its one-week program.

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Castrol Quote of the Day: August 16, 2019
Castrol Quote of the Day: August 16, 2019

August 16, 2019

"Summer downpours come unexpectedly.
Inspect and replace worn wiper blades.
If they don't work properly,
you drive at a major risk in heavy rain!
Come see us for 'ANCO' brand blades and accessories."

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Campbell Visits Social Services Pitt Road Centre

August 15, 2019

Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell, Wednesday toured the facilities at the Pitt Road Outreach Centre where he met with staff of the Department of Social Services. Minister Campbell also met with clients of the Outreach Centre.

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