Press Releases

NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL DEPRESSION BARRY 12PM

July 15, 2019

NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL DEPRESSION BARRY ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS

DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION, AT 12:00 PM

MONDAY 15TH JULY 2019...

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High Hopes for Bahamas Water Polo Team Following Gold, Silver Bronze at Carifta, Pan Am Games Qualifier Bronze at CCCAN in Barbados
High Hopes for Bahamas Water Polo Team Following Gold, Silver & Bronze at Carifta, Pan Am Games Qualifier Bronze at CCCAN in Barbados

July 15, 2019

Fifteen years ago, it was all organizers could do to scrap together enough players to call it a water polo team. Most Bahamians had never watched the game referred to as soccer in a pool...

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PM Attends BNT's 60th Anniversary Festivities

July 15, 2019

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis attended the Bahamas National Trust's (BNT) 60th Anniversary Commemoration of the signing of the BNT Act, and brought remarks, at The Retreat Garden, Village Road, on Friday evening...

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Minister Wells Attends Commonwealth Mettings While in London

July 15, 2019

Minister of Transport and Local Government, the Hon. Renward Wells, currently in London for International Maritime Organization (IMO) meetings, as Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs while there attended a Reception for Foreign Affairs Ministers of the Commonwealth hosted by Prince Charles at Clarence House Courtyard...

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Inner City Youth Attend D-Squad Basketball Camp
Inner City Youth Attend D-Squad Basketball Camp

July 15, 2019

Inner city children of the Baillou Hill Road, Garden Hills, and Yellow Elder communities got to experience two weeks of competition and fun as they honed their basketball skills at the annual D-Squad Basketball Camp...

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News Item-Tropical Depression Barry

July 15, 2019

News Item on Tropical Depression Barry issued by The Bahamas Department of Meteorology Forecast Office Section, at6:00 AM MONDAY 15TH JULY 2019.

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Castrol Quote of the Day: July 15, 2019
Castrol Quote of the Day: July 15, 2019

July 15, 2019

"Be ever so careful of
driving your vehicle through
streets that flood,
especially at a fast pace.
Besides unexpected
potholes or craters, you run
the risk of water damage to
sensitive engine
components like alternators
or starters.

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HoMER Conference Held at UB Deepens Knowledge on Cinema History

July 15, 2019

The HoMER (History of Movie Going, Exhibition and Reception) Conference, recently held at University of The Bahamas (UB) under the theme Anchoring New Cinema History has been credited with expanding the base of knowledge on cinema history...

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Castrol Quote of the Day: July 13, 2019
Castrol Quote of the Day: July 13, 2019

July 13, 2019

"Be sure to do your
Saturday hood check,
while washing that car
or truck today. Stop by
and see us today for
all your top up fluids
and Castrol lubricants.
Open until 1 p.m."

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Teachers Go On a Farm Adventure

July 12, 2019

Teachers got up close and personal with peacocks, chickens and goats as they explored Down To Earth Adventure Farm recently...

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Caribbean Women in ICT (CWIC) Power Lunch & Pitch

July 12, 2019

Join us at the Caribbean Women in ICT (CWIC) Power Lunch & Pitch, the most anticipated session of CANTO's 35th Annual Conference & Trade Exhibition.
The Caribbean Women in ICT Power Lunch and Pitch is an annual women's empowerment event with a commitment to invest in the ideas and businesses of women...

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BISX Lists World Oil System Fund Ltd

July 12, 2019

The Bahamas International Securities Exchange (BISX) is pleased to announce that World Oil System Fund Ltd has successfully completed the BISX Mutual Fund Listing Process and has been listed on the Exchange...

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NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL STORM BARRY NOON FRIDAY 12TH JULY 2019

July 12, 2019

NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL STORM BARRY ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF

METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION, AT NOON FRIDAY, 12TH JULY 2019...

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2019 Bad Boy Mowers Battle 4 Atlantis bracket announcement

July 12, 2019

Atlantis, Paradise Island, the lush, oceanside resort in The Bahamas, is proud to announce the matchups for the highly-anticipated 2019 Bad Boy Mowers Battle 4 Atlantis tournament which will begin on Wednesday, Nov 27...

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House Speaker Gives Social Science Educators Civics Lesson

July 12, 2019

Teachers representing public schools across the archipelago got a lesson in Civics from Speaker of the House of Assembly and MP for Nassau Village, the Hon. Halson Moultrie, Thursday...

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SEVERE WEATHER WARNING FROM 11:45 AM FRIDAY 12TH JULY 2019

July 12, 2019

THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY HAS ISSUED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FROM 11:45 AM EDT UNTIL
1:45 PM FRIDAY 12TH JULY 2019.
A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR ANDROS,
GRAND BAHAMA, ABACO, THE BERRY ISLANDS AND NEW
PROVIDENCE ALONG WITH THEIR ADJACENT WATERS.
AT 11:43 AM LIGHTNING DETECTOR, RADAR AND SATELLITE
IMAGERY DEPICTED CLUSTERS OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS RELATED TO AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OVER
THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS MOVING TOWARDS AND ACROSS THE
MENTIONED AREAS.
SOME OF THESE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE STRONG TO SEVERE AT
TIMES AND CAN PRODUCE STRONG GUSTY WINDS, DANGEROUS
LIGHTNING, HEAVY DOWNPOURS, HAIL, AND POSSIBLE
WATERSPOUT AND/OR TORNADIC ACTIVITY. SOME LOCALIZED
FLOODING COULD OCCUR IN LOW LYING AND FLOOD PRONE
AREAS DURING HEAVY DOWNPOURS.
BOATERS IN THE WARNING AREAS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOUR
AND RESIDENTS IN THE WARNING AREAS SHOULD STAY INDOORS
AND AWAY FROM WINDOWS WHEN CONDITIONS WORSEN.
RESIDENTS SHOULD NOT SEEK SHELTER UNDER TREES OR IN
WATER AS THESE CAN BECOME LIGHTNING CONDUCTORS.
ISSUED BY DUTY FORECASTER: PATRICIA WEEKS
ISSUED: FRIDAY 12TH JULY 2019 @ 11:45AM

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China's Ambassador Makes Courtesy Call on the Governor General

July 12, 2019

Governor General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith received Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, His Excellency Huang Qinguo, in a courtesy call at Government House, July 11, 2019...

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Bahamas Culture and Cuisine To Be On Display As Community Celebrates Independence Day

July 12, 2019

Arts, culture, cuisine and of course Junkanoo will be on full display as the Bahamian community in Atlanta celebrate their nation’s 46th Independence...

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SEVERE WEATHER WARNING AND WATCH

July 12, 2019

THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY HAS ISSUED A

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FROM 9:45 AM EDT UNTIL

11:45 AM FRIDAY 12TH JULY 2019...

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NEWS ITEM TROPICAL STORM BARRY AT 6AM 12TH JULY, 2019

July 12, 2019

NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL STORM BARRY ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION, AT 6 AM FRIDAY, 12TH JULY 2019...

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