Press Releases

Zonta Club of New Providence to Host ‘Tapas N Jazz’ Fundraiser

January 19, 2017

Part proceeds for the Ranfurly Home’s Transition Home, Funds also to assist with Workforce Readiness Program...The Zonta Club of New Providence is looking to raise much-needed funds to assist in the construction of the country’s first Transition Home at the Ranfurly Home...

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Swiss Excellence in Education Leaders to Meet with Parents, Students, Officials in The Bahamas

January 19, 2017

12 Boarding Schools, Hospitality Colleges, Summer Camps to be Represented...Bahamian teachers, residents and students will have an opportunity to meet face to face with some of the world’s most respected educators when a contingent representing the finest schools and colleges...

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Riveting, emotional tale ofthe Diary of Anne Frank to be told by herbest friend and stepsister, Holocaust survivor Eva Schloss

January 19, 2017

February 9 event open to the public - Free of charge..In what is expected to be an incomparable and emotionally moving evening Holocaust survivor Eva Schloss, best friend, and stepsister of Anne Frank, will open up about her experiences, the personal memories of a journey...

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January 18, 2017

It was painfully disheartening to read about Jimmy Palacious’ shameful pronouncement that black people “breed too much”. It was all too reminiscent of Richard Lightbourne’s equally disrespectful and demeaning comments...

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Bahamas Red Cross Society Award Ceremony for Businesses that have Supporte The Red Cross Ball

January 18, 2017

Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling hosted an Award Ceremony and Reception at Government House, January 12, 2017 for Platinum sponsors of the upcoming Red Cross Ball. The ceremony was held in recognition of six commercial businesses that have supported the Bahamas Red Cross Society over many years...

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BTVI and US Embassy strengthening alliances

January 18, 2017

United States Embassy and The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) officials recently engaged in a productive dialogue. The US Embassy’s Public Affairs Officer, Penny Rechkemmer and Education and Cultural Specialist, Chanelle Cleare, met with BTVI president...

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Bahams Customs to Celebrate International Customs Day

January 18, 2017

Community involvement, honouring long serving officers, educating and advising stakeholders, and sporting events are among the list of activities planned for the celebration of the 28th International Customs Day...

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Jane Fonda and Dolly Parton to Present Lily Tomlin with the 53rd SAG Lifetime Achievement Award at the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®

January 18, 2017

The trio will reunite Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017 on TNT and TBS’s live SAG Awards® telecast

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The Actor® Statuettes Cast for 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®

January 18, 2017

The Actor® statuettes — which this year’s 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® honorees will receive for outstanding performances in 2016 — have been cast in solid bronze at the American Fine Arts Foundry in Burbank, California. SAG Award® nominated actor Mykelti Williamson (Fences, Forrest Gump) was there to watch the dramatic process in person...

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VAT Filing Payment Deadline Has Now Changed
VAT Filing & Payment Deadline Has Now Changed

January 18, 2017

The Department of Inland Revenue wishes to remind all taxpayers that the deadline for VAT filing and payment has now changed...

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Historic visit by Chinese Presiden Xi Jinping emphasises strong ties with IOC
Historic visit by Chinese Presiden Xi Jinping emphasises strong ties with IOC

January 18, 2017

IOC President Thomas Bach welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping to The Olympic Museum today, in what is the first visit by a Chinese Head of State to the IOC...

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GB Chamber starts new year with Ministry for Grand Bahama visit

January 18, 2017

Newly elected executives of the Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce (GBCC) paid a courtesy call on Minister for Grand Bahama Dr Michael Darville last week as part of their 2017 mandate to foster open communication between the GBCC and Grand Bahama's key stakeholders...

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New stadium on schedule for FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017


January 18, 2017

Site tour marks 100-day countdown...The countdown is officially on! With just under 100-days to the start of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017...

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Public Service and UB Sign MOU for Training and Assessment

January 17, 2017

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Ministry of the Public Service and the University of The Bahamas (UB) for the continuous development and training of Public Servants...

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Minister Mitchell addresses the topic, "So You Want To Be A Foreign Minister

January 17, 2017

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration, the Hon. Frederick Mitchell addressed the topic, "So You Want to be a Foreign Minister," on Monday evening, January 16, 2017 at Choices Restaurant, at the University of The Bahamas...

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AEG Pledged Hurricane Relief Supplies to NEMA

January 17, 2017

Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Dr. Daniel Johnson (second from left) introduced Alan Kates (left) managing director, AEG Bahamas, upon the decision that the company which is affiliated with the Los Angeles Lakers would be making a donation of relief supplies...

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'Queen of Junkanoo' Christina Fernander commended by Minister of Youth, Sports & Culture

January 17, 2017

Christina Fernander, chairman of the One Family Junkanoo group, was called the 'Queen of Junkanoo' by Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Dr. Daniel Johnson during a press conference at the Ministry's offices...

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Remarks by MSC Executive Chairman Pierfrancesco at Ocean Cay Groundbreaking Ceremonies

January 17, 2017

Ladies and gentlemen, Honourable Prime Minister, esteemed members of the Government … I think that I can now safely say: Dear friends...

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Media Tours FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017 Stadium
Media Tours FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017 Stadium

January 17, 2017

Today marks 100 days until the kick off of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017, and excitement continues to grow as the city of Nassau prepares to host the country’s biggest sporting event to date...

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Prime Minister Christie's address at The Mediterranean Shipping Company Cruise Port Ground Opening

January 17, 2017

Ladies and gentlemen, I’d like to take this opportunity to welcome back to The Bahamas Mr. Pierfrancesco Vago, Executive Chairman of Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) Cruises, and to once again thank him and the Aponte family for their continued interest in and support of The Bahamas.

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