Press Releases

Financial Services Industry Briefing Held at Melia

December 17, 2019

Keeping the Financial Services industry abreast of up-to-the-minute developments, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest, Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and Immigration the Hon. Elsworth Johnson, and Financial Secretary Marlon Johnson addressed a Financial Services Industry Briefing at Melia, Monday, December 16, 2019. Pictured are Minister Johnson (left), and DPM Turnquest as he spoke. Also shown is the Financial Secretary Marlon Johnson...

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Cleveland Clinic Survey: Men will do Almost Anything to Avoid Going to the Doctor
Cleveland Clinic Survey: Men will do Almost Anything to Avoid Going to the Doctor

December 17, 2019

A new national survey by Cleveland Clinic reveals why a lot of men avoid going to the doctor and why some men hold back on certain issues once they’re at the doctor’s office.

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National Skills-Building Program Announces 1st Industry Council

December 17, 2019

Skills for Current and Future Jobs in The Bahamas, a $50-million initiative of the Government of The Bahamas and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), recently announced the formation of the Maritime Sector Skills Council, its first official council of industry advisors...

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Airlift to Major Destinations Increases to Accommodate Visitors Demand

December 17, 2019

International Airlines increasing air loads to Nassau, Eleuthera and Exuma as Bahamas experiences continued tourism growth..

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Return of Sunwing to Grand Bahama, restart of international flights to the island

December 17, 2019

Grand Bahama’s tourism got a big boost on Saturday and when Sunwing Airlines made its official return to the island, since Hurricane Dorian...

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Founders of Anti-Bullying Club 4 Teens Pay Courtesy Call at Government House

December 17, 2019

His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith, Governor General, welcomed Ms. Jada Strachan (left) and Ms. Jerell Strachan, founders of the Anti-Bullying Club 4 Teens in a courtesy call at Government House on Monday, December 16, 2019...

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Unemployment claims with NIB raise for Grand Bahama residents

December 17, 2019

However, no evidence to corroborate claim of 50 percent unemployment...

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The Governor General and PM Enjoy Annual Beat Retreat Fanfare

December 17, 2019

The Governor General, Prime Minister, Chief Justice, other officials and the public enjoyed the annual Beat Retreat Christmas fanfare downtown on Sunday afternoon, December 15, 2019.

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Health Minister Notes Good Renovation Progress on Rand Memorial Hospital

December 17, 2019

Minister of Health, the Hon. Dr. Duane Sands during a tour of the Rand Memorial Hospital on Friday said work will be done through the Holiday Season to get the Rand Memorial Hospital back in working order...

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Minister Bannister Addressed Roadrunners Track and Field Club's Annual Awards Ball

December 17, 2019

Minister of Public Works, the Hon. Desmond Bannister delivered remarks at the Roadrunners Track & Field Club's Annual Awards Ball, Saturday, December 14, 2019 at Atlantis Grand Ball Room, under the theme, 'Road to Victory, 20 Years Strong.' Roadrunners, Dexter Bodie, president, and Mildred Adderley, secretary, made presentation to the Minister...

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Bahamas Feeding Network Volunteers Treated to 2-night Stay Aboard the Newly Amplified ‘Oasis of the Seas’

December 17, 2019

Moseff House, the humble yellow building on Fox Hill Road, is headquarters to the volunteers that churn over 6,000 meals each week. From long nights to early mornings, the Bahamas Feeding Network’s (BFN) volunteers work to serve a mission that is greater than they are. With their motto of “Give, give, give”, they are always surprised when they become the ones to receive...

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Second LCIS Thomson Trust Scholar Announced

December 17, 2019

Confident and well-spoken, Lyford Cay International School (LCIS) Grade 7 student Melania Nixon stands out when she enters a room. Though she may not be as tall as some of her classmates, her personality and enthusiasm more than make up for it...

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United Airlines Adds New Service from Denver to the Bahamas in 2020

December 17, 2019

For the first time ever, travelers from the Denver area can take advantage of non-stop flights to Nassau, The Bahamas, just in time for spring 2020 travel. Beginning March 7, 2020, United Airlines will launch a Saturday-only nonstop service between Denver International Airport (DEN) and Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS) in Nassau..0.

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Helping the Visually Impaired Lead Independent Lives

December 17, 2019

The Salvation Army’s School for the Blind recently received a vital donation of two new braille machines and a new stove to add to their inventory of equipment used to help the visually impaired learn to live self-sufficient, independent lives...

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

December 17, 2019

"Think about 5 activities you have planned
for the Holidays.Your car plays an important
role in every one of them.The FALL 2019 OIL
CHANGE SPECIAL* continues starting at only $52!"
*Certain conditions apply.

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Two in hospital after separate incidents
Two in hospital after separate incidents

December 17, 2019

TWO men are in hospital following separate shooting and stabbing incidents, police said...

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Disaster Reconstruction Authority pledges to accelerate debris clean-up

December 16, 2019

The Bahamas Disaster Reconstruction Authority has pledged to accelerate the debris clean-up effort in the Abacos after a tour of communities hard hit by Hurricane Dorian...

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Businessman donates use of warehouse to Disaster Reconstruction Authority

December 16, 2019

Through a generous donation, The Bahamas Disaster Reconstruction Authority has secured a warehouse in Marsh Harbour to function as the main storage facility for Hurricane Dorian-related relief and reconstruction material...

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The Governor General Hosted Junkanoo Legends Circle Induction

December 16, 2019

Governor General His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith hosted the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture's Annual Junkanoo Legends Circle Induction Ceremony at Government House, Friday evening, December 13, 2019...

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Minister Dames Addressed National Neighbourhood Watch Conclave and Election

December 16, 2019

Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin Dames addresses the Neighbourhood Watch Bahamas' National Neighbourhood Watch Conclave and Election 2019, on Saturday, December 14, 2019, at the Paul Farquharson Conference Centre, Royal Bahamas Police Force Headquarters. Also joining him from his Ministry was Permanent Secretary Eugene Poitier. Minister Dames took the opportunity to informally brief the members present on ongoing and upcoming crime-fighting initiatives, and commended them on their continuing work in their communities.

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