Bahamas Local Stories

Forecasters predict an above average hurricane season for 2017
Forecasters predict an above average hurricane season for 2017

June 01, 2017

As hurricane season begins, forecasters from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration say all signs point to another active hurricane season. Although The Bahamas usually becomes more concerned with activity between August and November, after suffering direct hits from two major...

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Castrol Quote of the Day: May 27, 2017
Castrol Quote of the Day: May 27, 2017

May 27, 2017

Castrol Quote of the Day: May 27, 2017

"Cleaner engine and cleaner
fuel system at the same time...
when you buy a gallon or 5qt. of
'Castrol GTX' or 'Castrol GTX ULTRACLEAN'...
we'll give you a *FREE 'GUNK' FUEL INJECTOR
CLEANER!"
*(Certain Restrictions Apply).

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Castrol Quote of the Day: May 26, 2017
Castrol Quote of the Day: May 26, 2017

May 26, 2017

Castrol Quote of the Day: May 26, 2017

*FREE 'GUNK' FUEL
INJECTOR CLEANER when you buy a
gallon or 5qt. bottle of 'Castrol GTX'
and 'Castrol GTX ULTRACLEAN!"
*(Certain Restrictions Apply).

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Castrol Quote of the Day: May 25, 2017
Castrol Quote of the Day: May 25, 2017

May 25, 2017

Castrol Quote of the Day: May 25, 2017

"Thinking about servicing?
Now is great time...when you buy
a gallon of 5qt. bottle of 'Castrol GTX' or
'Castrol ULTRACLEAN' and a *FREE 'GUNK'
FUEL INJECTOR CLEANER!"
*(Certain Restrictions Apply).

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Castrol Quote of the Day: May 24, 2017
Castrol Quote of the Day: May 24, 2017

May 24, 2017

Castrol Quote of the Day: May 24, 2017

"Clean engine and clean
fuel system...just by a a
gallon of 5qt. bottle of
'Castrol GTX' or 'Castrol
GTX ULTRACLEAN' and
receive a *FREE 'GUNK'
FUEL INJECTOR CLEANER!"
*(Certain Restrictions Apply).

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Roger Ailes, founder of Fox News, dead at 77

May 18, 2017

Roger Ailes, who built Fox News into a cable powerhouse before leaving the company last year, died Thursday morning at the age of 77...

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I Introduce to you, the FIRST ever BAHAMIAN Spearfishing Team!

May 17, 2017

This year, with 50 years of spearfishing and freediving experience between them, these four young Bahamian Spearo's have decided to take their acquired skill to the next level...

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Castrol Quote of the Day: May 15, 2017
Castrol Quote of the Day: May 15, 2017

May 15, 2017

Castrol Quote of the Day: May 15, 2017

"CASTROL. Your high
quality lubricant
backed with local,
accessible information.
Available everywhere!"

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Castrol Quote of the Day: May 13, 2017
Castrol Quote of the Day: May 13, 2017

May 13, 2017

Castrol Quote of the Day: May 13, 2017

"Need to replace your
wiper blades, indicator
bulbs or maybe another
quart of 'Castrol'?
Come in to BSG today.
Open from 8am to 1pm.

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General Election 2017 *OFFICIAL RESULTS*

May 11, 2017

General Election 2017 *OFFICIAL RESULTS*

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PLP Chairman Bradley Roberts makes unofficial statement-Gentle Concession of DEFEAT
PLP Chairman Bradley Roberts makes unofficial statement-Gentle Concession of DEFEAT

May 10, 2017

"The PLP will have to go in the mode of rebuilding."

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BREAKING NEWS: Fire at Potter's Cay Dock
BREAKING NEWS: Fire at Potter's Cay Dock

May 10, 2017

According to reports from The Tribune a container was on fire on Wednesday morning at Potter's Cay Dock resulting in billowing black smoke that obscured the view of drivers on the Sir Sidney Poitier Bridge heading to Paradise Island.

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Advanced Poll voting underway for The Bahamas' 2017 General Election

May 03, 2017

"The polls opened late but the advance poll is underway in the 2017 general election as Bahamians begin the process of electing the next government of The Bahamas. One of the sites for voting is Kendal G. L. Isaacs National Gymnasium in New Providence..."

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TEAM BAHAMAS for the WIN!
TEAM BAHAMAS for the WIN!

May 01, 2017

At their final game for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2017, team Bahamas came out in full force for the WIN. What started of as slow paced game during the 1st quarter, intensified into the 2nd quarter after the goal scored by Jean "Sonny" Francois...

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Iran WINS the first match of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2017 in The Bahamas
Iran WINS the first match of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2017 in The Bahamas

April 27, 2017

Iran defeated Mexico at the first opening match for the Beach Soccer World Cup...

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IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017
IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017

April 19, 2017

The IAAF World Relays is a biennial event concentrating solely on relays including non-standard events such as the 4x200m and 4x800m. The event coincides with the odd year schedule of the IAAF World Championships...

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Bahamian government bans meat imports from Brazil
Bahamian government bans meat imports from Brazil

March 22, 2017

According to a Facebook post by Hope Strachan, Member of Parliament for Sea Breeze and Minister of Financial Services and Local Government, "The Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources is aware of the meat scandal unfolding in Brazil relative to food inspectors taking bribes to allow sales of rotten and salmonella-tainted meats. Sr. Blairo Maggi, Brazil's Agriculture Minister, advised that the government of Brazil has suspended exports from 21 meat-processing units.

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Sargento recalls cheeses amidst Listeria fears

February 13, 2017

The Bahamas Ministry of Health addressed a recent recall of various Sargento cheese products that may potentially be contaminated with Listeria Monday, February 13, 2017, via a Facebook post.

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Stabbing at Government High School
Stabbing at Government High School

January 19, 2017

Reports and images of a student stabbed are circulating on social media...

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