Press Releases

Minister Elsworth Johnson Sworn In at Government House

July 02, 2019

The Hon. Elsworth Johnson (left) was sworn in as Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and Immigration by Governor General His Excellency Cornelius A. Smith during a swearing in ceremony at Government House on Tuesday, July 2, 2019...

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Poker Run Racers ‘Unleash The Beast’ at Monster Beach Party!

July 02, 2019

Hundreds of boaters took part in the ‘Unleash The Beast’ Monster Energy Beach Party Obstacle Course during the forth-annual Bahamas Poker Run event, which took place on Jun. 29...

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Minister of State for Grand Bahama Remarks: BTVI ICT Summer Programme Launch

July 02, 2019

It is with great pride and excitement that I stand here today on behalf of the government, and alongside BTVI, to celebrate the launch of the 2nd year of the ICT Skills Development Summer Program...

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Bahamas Maritime Authority Continues to Uphold High Standards

July 02, 2019

The Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) has announced that for the tenth consecutive year, it has been included on the Paris MoU whitelist of flag state performance and has moved up six places, securing the number two spot...

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Bahamas Delegation to CARICOM Arrives in St. Lucia

July 02, 2019

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis arrived in St. Lucia today for the 40th Regular Meeting of Heads of Government of CARICOM: the Prime Minister and Mrs. Patricia Minnis are pictured being met at the airport upon arrival...

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Grand Bahama Children's Home Diaper Drive
Grand Bahama Children's Home Diaper Drive

July 02, 2019

For the past several months the Grand Bahama Children’s Home (GBCH) has partnered with Solomons and CostRight on its Diaper + Wipes Drive, which has seen hundreds of residential citizens step up to provide these essential items for the home...

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BahamasLocal.com views Sterling's Hurricane Hole Development 1st Concrete Pour

July 02, 2019

Under a blazing hot sun in the dust of a construction site, Acting Prime Minister K Peter Turnquest was on hand as a truck unleased its first load of concrete on a $250 million mixed use development...

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Weather Forecast for The Bahamas-June 2-7, 2019

July 02, 2019

A weak high pressure ridge will continue to dominate conditions across the area as periodic low to upper level atmospheric troughs enhance usual summertime convection over the Bahamas this week...

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PM Minnis has briefing with St. Lucia's Prime Minister

July 02, 2019

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis, currently in St. Lucia for CARICOM, had a briefing this morning with St. Lucia's Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet...

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Castrol Quote of the Day: July 2, 2019

July 02, 2019

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with the purchase of a

gallon of CASTROL GTX

5W30 or a 5 quart bottle of

CASTROL GTX ULTRACLEAN

5W20, 5W30 or GTX 10W3O!"

Available at Bay Street Garage, CBS,

TOPS, Wong's Home Centre & Auto

Care Corner, Marsh Harbour.

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Price Commission sounds warnings to grocery store owners

July 01, 2019

Merchants are being warned of price infractions on breadbasket items and price gouging. Daniel Sumner, Price Commission Chairman, said the Commission is actively pursuing complaints of alleged price infractions on items including butter, cheese, cooking oil, corned beef, evaporated milk, flour, grits, margarine, mayonnaise, rice and tomato paste...

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Public School Scholars Programme Meet and Greet

July 01, 2019

The Ministry of Education through the Public School Scholars Programme hosted a Meet and Greet ceremony for recipients of the Public School Scholars Award...

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'WBFF Worlds Bahamas 2019' - Fitness and Fashion Press Conference

July 01, 2019

The Ministry of Tourism & Aviation and WBFF held a World Beauty Fitness and Fashion pageant press conference at Sapodilla Restaurant, June 27, 2019...

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Patrick Ward elected to Insurance Association of the Caribbean Board

July 01, 2019

Patrick Ward, President & CEO of Bahamas First General Insurance Company, has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Insurance Association of the Caribbean Inc. (IAC). Ward will serve as a director for the period commencing June 2019 to May 2022...

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Airbnb and the Tourism Development Corporation of The Bahamas host a series of events to promote Experiences to local entrepreneurs

July 01, 2019

Airbnb and the Tourism Development Corporation of The Bahamas partnered to host a series of events aimed at empowering local entrepreneurs to grow their business by leveraging Airbnb’s Experiences platform which is now available to Bahamian hosts.

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Bahamas National Trust-Regarding Bee Attacks in Grand Bahama

July 01, 2019

The Bahamas National Trust (BNT) is alerting the general public about aggressive bee attacks within the East Grand Bahama area...

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Ardastra Promises Unforgettable Summer for Campers

July 01, 2019

Summer will never be the same.
Geared towards helping its 25 campers embrace novel experiences while learning more about nature, the environment and the animals around them, Ardastra Gardens’ Disney-inspired camps take full advantage of its scenic surroundings offering outdoor adventure chock full of fun and exploration in a safe, uncrowded environment...

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'Pigs of Paradise' returns home to sold-out audience

July 01, 2019

On its latest stop on a world tour, the film based on the award-winning book is now playing at Island House in Nassau, with Exuma up next...

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DPM says Bahamas committed to disaster risk reduction

July 01, 2019

The Bahamas, through the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA launched the first National Disaster Preparedness Baseline Assessment, a year-long programme to measure disaster preparedness and risk...

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Ministry of Transport and Local Government Press Statement

July 01, 2019

The Ministry of Transport and Local Government wishes to advise the public that the Hon. Renward will be out of the country during the period June 30th - July 16. He will travel to Tel Aviv, Israel, and London, England...

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