Press Releases

Bahamas Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference Set for June in Grand Bahama

May 25, 2018

The Bahamas Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference was officially announced by Minister of State for Grand Bahama in the Office of the Prime Minister, Senator the Hon. J. Kwasi Thompson during a press conference at Pelican Bay on Thursday, May 24, 2018.

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Island Treasure Hunt Reveals Bahamas' Hottest Attractions

May 25, 2018

A 26 year-old entrepreneur is building his tour business from the ground up connecting locals and tourist vacationing on New Providence and Paradise Island with a triple dose of once in a life time experiences in The Exuma Cays.

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No need for alarm: Change process in financial services sector being strategically managed

May 25, 2018

The changes occurring in the global regulatory environment mean that the financial services sector is continuously evolving. There is no need to be alarmist in the face of change. I can say affirmatively, The Bahamas does not intend to give up any of the space we occupy as a premier international financial center. We are adapting and will develop innovative products to meet the demands of the market.

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Prime Minister assures compassion as Shanty Towns are being dealt with

May 25, 2018

Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert Minnis called for love between Bahamians and Haitians as the government seeks to regulate that group of undocumented illegal migrants and their Shanty Town livelihoods.

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The Bahamas is officially off the EU List

May 25, 2018

The Bahamas was removed from the European Union’s (EU) list of Non-Cooperative Jurisdictions for Tax Purposes following a positive technical recommendation from the EU Code of Conduct Group (CoCG), which was formally adopted by the Council of European Union Finance Ministers (ECOFIN) this morning.

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May 25, 2018

Remarks by Prime Minister Hubert Minnis at the 24th Annual Crusade of League of Haitian Pastors.

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UB Commencement, Spring 2018

May 25, 2018

The University of The Bahamas (UB) held a commencement ceremony at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium on Thursday, May 24, for its 908 graduates of the Spring 2018 Class.

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Government unveils plans for Cryptocurrency Conference on GB

May 25, 2018

The age of the internet has given rise to increased access to information, shifting the way that we all interact. Technology has, and continues to connect us in ways previously unseen; and in doing so, has paved the way for even more advanced methods of conducting business, managing resources and plotting global economic development.

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GBPA Executive Director Hayward Reports on Freeport City Clean Up

May 25, 2018

Executive Director of The Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) Rupert Hayward presented to members and guests at the monthly Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce (GBCC) luncheon on Thursday May 23rd. Hayward gave a comprehensive report on the extensive clean-up campaign launched by the GBPA over the past few years.

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Thompson welcomes Vacation Express back to Grand Bahama

May 24, 2018

Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister, Senator the Hon. James Kwasi Thompson welcomed arriving travelers at the startup of Vacation Express Summer Program Flights to Grand Bahama, Thursday afternoon, May 24, 2018.

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Long Island Food Stores Inspected By Price Inspectors

May 24, 2018

Determined to leave no stone unturned in their quest to ensure that all Long Islanders receive fresh, quality food and gasoline products at the right price, Price Inspectors and Metrologists led by the Chairman of the Prices Commission, Ms. Synida Dorsett travelled to Long Island and personally inspected every grocery store and gasoline service station from Wednesday, 16 May to Friday, 18 May, 2018.

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Tradewinds 2018 Exercise

May 24, 2018

The Royal Bahamas Defence Force will be hosting the largest military training exercise of its kind next month. Tradewinds 2018 is an annual regional military training exercise that will be held in The Bahamas from the 14th to 21st of June. This year's exercise will focus on Countering Transnational Organized crime in the region.

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Ministry of Health and PHA explore opportunities with Johns Hopkins Medicine International

May 24, 2018

The Ministry of Health and the Public Hospitals Authority are exploring opportunities for sustainable collaborations with Johns Hopkins International.

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GoldWynn to Add to Cable Beach Transformation

May 24, 2018

Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert Minnis took part in the Groundbreaking Ceremony of GoldWynn Condo-Hotel and Residences – another development pegged to aid in the further transformation of the western strip.

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Simms Primary School Students Pay Courtesy Call on the Governor General

May 23, 2018

Students and teachers of Simms Primary School, Long Island, called upon Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General, at Government House on Wednesday, May 23, 2018.

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Rosewood Baha Mar Opens (PHOTOS)

May 23, 2018

Scenes from the official opening of Rosewood Baha Mar on May 22, 2018.

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Tarpum Bay Primary Shines In National Arts Festival

May 23, 2018

Tarpum Bay Primary School students performed for the E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival adjudicators at the school recently.

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Minister Pintard Opens Annual Pancho Rahming Primary School Track & Field Championship

May 23, 2018

Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Michael Pintard brought the official remarks at the opening of the 34th Annual Frank “Pancho” Rahming Primary School Track and Field Championship, on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at the original Thomas A. Robinson Track and Field Stadium.

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ALIV and Special Olympics Bahamas

May 23, 2018

ALIV is pleased to invite all media houses in New Providence to attend Special Olympics National Track & Field Meet

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