Bahamas Local Stories

Remarks by Prime Minister Christie at Jamaica Stock Exchange's Investments Capital Markets Conference
Remarks by Prime Minister Christie at Jamaica Stock Exchange's Investments & Capital Markets Conference

January 19, 2016

I would like to thank the Jamaica Stock Exchange for inviting me to bring the keynote address this morning.

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Introducing Southern Shores Tall Pines candidates
Introducing Southern Shores & Tall Pines candidates

January 19, 2016

Southern Shores & Tall Pines Constituencies Association meeting

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Twitter has another disruption, promises fix
Twitter has another disruption, promises fix

January 19, 2016

The company, which has 320 million active users, tweeted that it was aware of the issue and was trying to fix it. The announcement was sent at 03:41 EST. By later in the morning, Twitter appeared to be working again for most users. There was no explanation from the company about what was behind the problem or how it had been resolved...

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Tuesday January 19th, 2016
Tuesday January 19th, 2016

January 19, 2016

For prices today on gas check out BPSU, AutoServ, Texaco, Esso and Shell service stations...

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Castrol Quote of the day: January 19th, 2016
Castrol Quote of the day: January 19th, 2016

January 19, 2016

Castrol Quote of the day: January 19th, 2016

"Castrol CRB Plus 15W40 for newer diesel engines is formulated with Durashield Boosters, giving you twice your engine life! It also protects against abrasive wear, soot and corrosion."

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Scottish Masonic Temple courtesy call at Government House

January 18, 2016

Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling received The Most Ill. Grand Sovereign Joseph Stewart Wood, GCCC, and V. Ill. Grand Recorder, Alexander McGregor of the Grand Imperial Conclave of Scotland, and other members of the Scottish Masonic Temple, in a courtesy call in the Drawing Room of Government House on Monday, January 18, 2016.

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The Governor General welcomes Commonwealth Games Federation President in courtesy call

January 18, 2016

Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General, centre, greeted President of the Commonwealth Games Federation Louise Martin, as the Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Dr. Daniel Johnson looked on at right during a courtesy call at Government House.

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Jordan Grantham presents book to the Governor General

January 18, 2016

Jordan Grantham presented to Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General, a copy of the book, The Spectacle of Skill, a selection of writings by Robert Hughes, on Friday, January 15, 2016 at Government House.

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Red Cross Ball Platinum sponsors hosted at Government House

January 18, 2016

Governor-General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling hosted a pre-Ball cocktail reception for Platinum sponsors of the Red Cross Ball on Thursday January 14, 2016, at Government House.

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Dog Days is back with local grassroots feel
Dog Days is back with local grassroots feel

January 18, 2016

Support for the Second Annual Dog Days Event, which takes place April 9th, has international support to help make it even bigger and better!

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Farmland lease signing ceremony at Ministry of Agriculture
Farmland lease signing ceremony at Ministry of Agriculture

January 18, 2016

Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources the Hon. V. Alfred Gray held an arable farm land lease signing ceremony on Friday, January 15, 2016 at the Ministry’s offices.

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Ministry of Youth, Sports Culture recognition ceremony for Job-Readiness training graduates
Ministry of Youth, Sports & Culture recognition ceremony for Job-Readiness training graduates

January 18, 2016

The Hon. Dr. Daniel Johnson, Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, congratulated the parents and participants of the Ministry's first Job Readiness Programme during a recognition ceremony, Thursday, January 14.

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Chief Justice calls for improvements to issuing outstanding warrants
Chief Justice calls for improvements to issuing outstanding warrants

January 18, 2016

The Hon. Chief Justice Sir Hartman Longley addressed the issue of outstanding warrants in part-heard cases in the Magistrate’s Court during a recent ceremony to open the Legal Year.

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NEMA conducts an after-action review of hurricane Joaquin's impact
NEMA conducts an after-action review of hurricane Joaquin's impact

January 18, 2016

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in collaboration with the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) conducted an After-Action Review (AAR) of Hurricane Joaquin’s impact on The Bahamas at NEMA’s headquarters, Gladstone Road, January 15, 2016.

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Statement by Hon. Glenys Hanna- Martin on status of Family Imports Emergency Lighting Network
Statement by Hon. Glenys Hanna- Martin on status of Family Imports Emergency Lighting Network

January 18, 2016

The Minister of Transport and Aviation is pleased to announce that the Emergency Lighting System at the Deadman’s Cay Airport, Long Island which was damaged during Hurricane Joaquin has now been fully restored by the Department of Civil Aviation.

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Three day weather forecast 18-20 January, 2016
Three day weather forecast 18-20 January, 2016

January 18, 2016

GENERAL SITUATION: A stationary front across the Central Bahamas will lift north as a warm front tonight into early Friday morning, creating unsettled weather over the area; meanwhile, a low pressure system in the Gulf of Mexico is approaching from the west and will increase the winds across the Northwest Bahamas.

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British lawmakers to debate banning Trump from U.K.
British lawmakers to debate banning Trump from U.K.

January 18, 2016

Britain's lawmakers will debate Monday whether the government should ban the U.S. presidential race's Republican front-runner from entering the United Kingdom. As CBS News correspondent Mark Phillips reports, Donald Trump is doing in Britain was he's done at home: becoming the news...

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Agriculture Ministry announces 2016 Agricultural Expo set for early March

January 18, 2016

Promoting the Bahamas Government’s plan for food security, the Ministry of Agriculture & Marine Resources officially launched the Bahamas National Agricultural, Marine Resources & Agribusiness Expo 2016, in the conference room at the Ministry's headquarters on East Bay Street, January 15.

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Bradley B. Roberts respond to Michael Pintard dishonest diatribe
Bradley B. Roberts respond to Michael Pintard dishonest diatribe

January 18, 2016

Serial loser Senator Pintard has a problem with my past interest in the Beer, Wines and Spirits Industry - one in which I became the President of the largest company at the age of 29.

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Historic Bahamas Foundation Fair

January 18, 2016

Hundreds of Bahamians are expected to pack the grounds of Collins House on Shirley Street Saturday, February, 6, 2016 when The Historic Bahamas Foundation and a dozen sister NGOs host the first fair of its kind – a trinkets to treasures sale and extravaganza with shared proceeds benefitting more than a dozen causes and thousands of Bahamians.

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