Bahamas Local Stories

Castrol Quote of the day: January 27th, 2016
Castrol Quote of the day: January 27th, 2016

January 27, 2016

Castrol Quote of the day: January 27th, 2016
"Our 'Castrol' lubricants are key when it comes to not only long engine life, but enhanced driving... every mile!"

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Snapchat is working on a big update that will take on Facebook Messenger
Snapchat is working on a big update that will take on Facebook Messenger

January 25, 2016

The chat feature, accessed by swiping on a contact's name, is currently only available with text or pictures from the camera roll. There is already a rudimentary video calling feature, but it is difficult to use because both users have to keep pressing the screen continuously at the same time...

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Changing of the guard at Government House

January 25, 2016

Changing of the Guard at Government House on Friday, January 22, 2016. Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling looks on.

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BahamasLocal.com Meets With FIFA Beach Soccer Player of the Year!

January 25, 2016

BahamasLocal.com Meets With FIFA Beach Soccer Player of the Year!Heimun Taiarui and Sandro Spaccarotella take time out from the fun and a hard day of practice here in The Bahamas to take a quick shot with Patrick Deveaux, Website Manager at BahamasLocal.com.

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2015 BJC BGCSE Awards Ceremony

January 25, 2016

BahamasLocal.com congratulates the success of students in the 2015 BJC and BGCSE examinations.

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JSE's Regional Conference on Investments Capital Markets
JSE's Regional Conference on Investments & Capital Markets

January 22, 2016

Some 400 participants from India, Africa, China, South America, North America, Europe and the Caribbean engaged in discussions on how to partner for Growth within the Regional economies.

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Running double take on marathon day

January 22, 2016

The 26.2 miles offered last Sunday by Marathon Bahamas was not enough for local running club the Nassau Hash House Harriers (NH3). After taking third place in the co-ed relay and other runners completing the half marathon, the group of 20 departed Arawak Cay for a four mile dash around the Fort Charlotte area.

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Castrol Quote of the day: January 22nd, 2016
Castrol Quote of the day: January 22nd, 2016

January 22, 2016

Castrol Quote of the day: January 22nd, 2016

"Remember, with 'Castrol' your best miles are ahead."

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AI, Barclays names Sterling's New Providence Income Fund best mortage fund since inception

January 21, 2016

Nassau-based New Providence Income Fund (NPIF), one of several funds managed by Sterling Financial Group, has been named best fixed income mortgage-backed fund since inception by Acquisitions International (AI), the UK-based influential web, magazine and publication organization that reaches 108,000 subscribers and financial markets and advisors in more than 170 countries.

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Moment in time- High Commissioner to Canada and Canadian Prime Minister

January 21, 2016

The Bahamas High Commissioner to Canada His Excellency Dr. Calsey Johnson captured a moment in time with the photo taken recently during a dinner hosted by Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau, on Parliament Hill, Downtown Ottawa, Canada.

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Taxi drivers donate to Hurricane Joaquin Relief Effort
Taxi drivers donate to Hurricane Joaquin Relief Effort

January 21, 2016

A group of taxi drivers who work at Lynden Pindling International Airport pooled their resources and made a donation to the Hurricane Joaquin Relief effort.

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Court of Appeal squashes Jamaican woman's human trafficking conviction
Court of Appeal squashes Jamaican woman's human trafficking conviction

January 21, 2016

A Jamaican woman previously convicted in The Bahamas’ first human trafficking case tried in Supreme Court will be returning to her home country as early as Thursday evening after the Court of Appeal quashed her conviction and sentences.

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Passengers fully using the services of Lignum Club at LPIA
Passengers fully using the services of Lignum Club at LPIA

January 21, 2016

Passengers traveling through the Domestic/International Terminal at Lynden Pindling International Airport are finding that the newly-opened Lignum Club is meeting all their expectations as they await flights to their respective destinations.

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Food, uniform assistance programmes tied into RISE programme
Food, uniform assistance programmes tied into RISE programme

January 21, 2016

Two major components of the Government of The Bahamas’ social assistance programme will be consolidated into the much-touted RISE Programme, thereby ensuring greater efficiency and effectiveness in further meeting the needs of the country’s most vulnerable persons.

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Castrol Quote of the day: January 21st, 2016
Castrol Quote of the day: January 21st, 2016

January 21, 2016

Castrol Quote of the day: January 21st, 2016

"Like any circulatory system, reduced flow leads to decreased performance. Castrol GTX cleans away old engine deposits and protects against the formation of new ones."

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This day in Parliament- Wednesday January 20, 2016
This day in Parliament- Wednesday January 20, 2016

January 20, 2016

The House met on Wednesday of this week (20th Jan 2016) to debate two borrowing resolutions under section 3.1 ‘LOANS’ of the Inter-American Development Bank Act (IDB Act).

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Scotiabank is a Gold Sponsor of the Red Cross Ball
Scotiabank is a Gold Sponsor of the Red Cross Ball

January 20, 2016

Scotiabank is a gold sponsor of The Bahamas Red Cross Society's 44th Annual Ball themed, "Passion. Pride. Pizzazz.”

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Northern Bahamas International Customs Day celebrations planned
Northern Bahamas International Customs Day celebrations planned

January 20, 2016

Customs officers from the Northern Bahamas, namely Grand Bahama, Bimini and Abaco, have planned a series of events in celebration of the 27th International Customs Day, according to Larry Bodie, Superintendent of Bahamas Customs, during a press conference in the Board Room at the C.A. Smith Complex on Wednesday morning.

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Bahamas International Drill Team awards presented at Government House

January 20, 2016

Governor-General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling hosted the Bahamas International Drill Team awards ceremony in the Ballroom of Government House on Tuesday, January 19, 2016.

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