Press Releases

Sorority Hosts Seniors for Valentines Weekend

February 20, 2017

As a part of its community service initiatives, the Nassau, Bahamas Alumnae Chapter (NBAC) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated hosted about 30 seniors at its annual Senior Sizzle on Saturday at Pat’s Senior Citizens Nursing Home...

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Remarks by Attorney General at the 4th Special Seating of The Privy Council in The Bahamas

February 20, 2017

The following remarks were delivered by the Bahamas Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Senator the Hon. Allyson Maynard-Gibson at a Special Sitting to mark the 4th working visit of Her Majesty’s Privy Council,20 February 2017...

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Construction of Smith's Point Seawall on Track

February 20, 2017

Residents and business owners in Smith's Point, Grand Bahama, were updated on work being carried out on the seawall on Friday evening during a town meeting at St. Jude's Anglican Parish Hall by Minister for Grand Bahama...

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Bahamas Teams Brave Acute Weather To Take Part in Travel Shows
Bahamas Teams Brave Acute Weather To Take Part in Travel Shows

February 20, 2017

The Islands of The Bahamas represented at New York Times and Boston Globe Travel Shows...

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February 20, 2017

Deadline for entries to the third edition of the BAAA’s High School Relays Test Event 2017, scheduled for Saturday, 18 March and Sunday, 19th March 2017 at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium, is fast approaching...

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PUBLIC NOTICE-Daylight Saving Time-March 12, 2017
PUBLIC NOTICE-Daylight Saving Time-March 12, 2017

February 20, 2017

The Cabinet Office wishes to advise the general public that Daylight Saving Time will commence on Sunday, March 12, 2017...

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Bamsi Produces Hydroponic Lettuce and Other Greens

February 20, 2017

THE Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) has introduced hydroponically grown lettuce and leafy greens to its produce line. All of the products are being grown in a 65,000 square foot shade house on BAMSI’s North Andros...

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Bamsi Produces Shines at Health and Wellness Fair

February 20, 2017

AS one of several vendors at Atlantic Medical’s Health and Wellness Fair, held at Charlotte House, the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) received a slew of questions and interest from participants anxious to try out the native delicacies...

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Prime Minister Christie Honoured by the Natioanl Training Agency

February 18, 2017

Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie said that the National Training Agency (NTA) came into being because he wanted young persons who may have had to drop out of school to have a second chance at training so that they could make a difference...

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BTC Junior Achievement Company Hosts Future Leaders Seminar
"BTC Junior Achievement Company Hosts Future Leaders Seminar"

February 18, 2017

Over one hundred achievers participated in the BTC Junior Achievement Company’s Future Leaders Seminar...

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CIBC FirstCaribbean Wins Bahamas 'Wealth Manager of The Year' Award
CIBC FirstCaribbean Wins Bahamas 'Wealth Manager of The Year' Award

February 18, 2017

CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Private Wealth Management Centre has been named “Best Wealth Management Provider” in the Bahamas in the 2016 World Finance Wealth Management Awards...

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Castrol Quote of the Day: February 18, 2017
Castrol Quote of the Day: February 18, 2017

February 18, 2017

Castrol Quote of the Day: February 18, 2017

"It's 'Hood-check'
Saturday...open your
hood, inspect your
ties and head 'BSG'
for all your auto
supplies and 'Castrol'
lubricants. Open today
until 1."

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Bahamas 'Well on its' to Social Safety Net Form

February 17, 2017

The implementation of the country’s first Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) Programme through the R.I.S.E. Programme will further facilitate the country’s push towards reformation of the Social Safety Net programme within The Bahamas...

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Team Bahamas Gearing Up for CARIFTA Games

February 17, 2017

The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture held a press conference on Wednesday, February 15, at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium to make the public aware of, and garner support for, Team Bahamas in its quest for first place at the 2017 CARIFTA Games. Coaches say their participants are ready to propel the country to the number 1 spot...

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CONCACAF Team Selected
CONCACAF Team Selected

February 17, 2017

Next week 16 teams from the Caribbean, North and Central America will vie for a spot in the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017. Admission is free. Team Bahamas plays at 8pm on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at the Malcolm Park Beach Soccer Facility on East Bay street....

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Pelican Bay Open for Business & Love!

February 17, 2017

Internationally accepted as the month of love, February is shaping up to be particularly special for visitors to Grand Bahama’s Happiest Hotel, as local and international guests are invited to Find Love this Valentine’s Day with the first ever Scavenger Hunt Competition...

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BTC Promoting from Within-4 Women Rise in the Ranks
"BTC Promoting from Within-4 Women Rise in the Ranks"

February 16, 2017

Women continue to take top positions at The Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC). Just recently, four of them secured some of the company’s most senior titles, in a wave of new appointments to the executive leadership team...

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Deadline for Submissions of Requests for Payment by Immigration and Customs Officers

February 16, 2017

The Minister for the Public Service is in receipt of a petition from uniformed officers of the Customs and Immigration Departments seeking the payment of "the sums agreed upon via the negotiation of the Union and Government Negotiating Teams”...

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Scotiabank Named 'Best Commercial Bank Capabilities in The Bahamas' by Euromoney
Scotiabank Named 'Best Commercial Bank Capabilities in The Bahamas' by Euromoney

February 16, 2017

Scotiabank has been recognized for the “Best Commercial Banking Capabilities in The Bahamas” by Euromoney, a leading global financial publication, in its recently released annual Global Private Banking survey...

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Regional Nurses Excelling at Specialised Training at UWI, Second Cohort to Start in May Thanks to CIBC FirstCaribbean
Regional Nurses Excelling at Specialised Training at UWI, Second Cohort to Start in May Thanks to CIBC FirstCaribbean

February 16, 2017

The first cohort of Caribbean nurses undergoing specialist training to care for kids with cancer and blood disorders have all successfully completed the first semester.

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