Bahama Islands Info Stories

REV brings boxing legend Pacquiao's last fight on pay-per-view

April 08, 2016

The much-anticipated face off between top welterweights Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley goes down this Saturday and REV is bringing the action to boxing fans live from Las Vegas' MGM Grand via pay-per-view channel 874 on Saturday, April 9th, 2016.

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Barrhaven Scottish Rugby Club in GB for friendly matches

April 08, 2016

Members of the Barrhaven Scottish Rugby Club are currently in Freeport, Grand Bahama, for a rematch with members of the Freeport Rugby Club on Saturday.

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Gateway Invitational Basketball Tournament wraps up in Bimini

April 07, 2016

The 9th Gateway Invitational Basketball Tournament came to a close in Porgy Bay, Bimini at the Gatway Sporting Arena on Saturday night, featuring the dominance of Grand Bahama clubs.

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CDC rules out Ebola as cause of death of Bahamian patient

April 07, 2016

A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States has ruled out Ebola as the cause of death, recently, of a Bahamian female.

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WSC gives Rotaract Club important lessons on water and sanitation

April 07, 2016

Water doesn't just keep us alive, it's in everything we do, everywhere we go and is something we use everyday. Water & Sanitation Month is a designated period dedicated to recognising the importance of proper sanitation practices in our daily lives.

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Public invited to test drive electric car at Bahamas National Trust Saturday

April 07, 2016

Most official openings are celebrated with a cutting of the ribbon. But the Nissan Leaf is not most cars. It’s the first electric car being imported into The Bahamas by a dealer and when it is officially launched on Saturday, April 9, Environment Minister Kenred Dorsett will not only cut a green ribbon, he’ll mark the historic occasion by plugging in to the nation’s first public charging station.

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Freeport Container Port tells Dog Days challengers 'Bring it ON!'

April 07, 2016

Container Port has responded to the 'Dog Days' Marathon Corporate Challenge joining PharmaChem, Grand Bahama Power and Grand Bahama Port Authority.

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Grand Bahama ready for Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival kickoff weekend

April 06, 2016

Grand Bahama is getting ready to roll out its signature Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Kickoff event and with just over a week left, The Grand Life Street Team has hit the road in a mad rush of excitement to ignite the fever.

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BINGO! Sweet puppy needs a special home

April 06, 2016

The Humane Society of Grand Bahama's Annual General Meeting will be held Tuesday, August 19th at 6:00 p.m. at the Garden of the Groves Garden Cafe. All current members of the HSGB are invited to attend this important meeting.

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IDB conference to feature innovators and entrepreneurs

April 06, 2016

In keeping with its objectives of reducing poverty and inequality and achieving sustainable growth, The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will feature a one-day conclave showcasing innovation and entrepreneurship.

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The 'Dog Days' challenge is powered - ON!

April 06, 2016

Rising to the Corporate Challenge the Grand Bahama Power Company registered over fifty participants for the ‘Dog Days’ Half Marathon race this weekend.

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Child Protection Month message: 'Protecting Children - Everyone's Job'

April 06, 2016

The month of April has been designated ‘National Child Protection Month,’ the Ministry of Social Services and Community Development announced during a press conference in Freeport, Grand Bahama on Tuesday.

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TV prizes for 'Dog Days' 10K winners

April 06, 2016

With the 2nd 'Dog Days' Marathon quickly approaching, the Home Design Center recently donated two flat screen televisions for the 10K race winners (male and female) as well as one TV for the ‘Dogs Day’ raffle which will be held at the events first health expo

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Ladies of P.A.C.E. 'ask an expert' for resume and interview practice

April 06, 2016

The young ladies of P.A.C.E. recently got the chance to ask an expert about the ups and downs of career advancement in today’s world. CIBC FirstCaribbean hosted a Resume and Interview Workshop for the students at the P.A.C.E. center, led by Head of Human Resources, Antionette Turnquest.

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Workshop focuses attention on Bahamas' role in financial services arbitration

April 05, 2016

Minister of State at the Ministry of Finance the Hon. Michael Halkitis said recently that the choice of The Bahamas as the venue for the CARICOM 101 Arbitral Practice Training Workshop focuses attention on the role of The Bahamas in financial services in the region and it will also give focus and attention to our efforts to make The Bahamas a centre for the settlement of arbitration disputes.

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Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival officially launched on Grand Bahama

April 05, 2016

Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival was officially launched in Grand Bahama on Monday, April 4, by Minister for Grand Bahama, the Hon. Dr. Michael Darville, who said this year's festival will surpass the success of the inaugural event last year.

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Two Bahamians participate in U.S. State Department exchange focused on combating corruption

April 04, 2016

The U.S. Embassy, through the U.S. Department of State sponsored a sub‑regional International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) professional exchange program focused on “Combating Corruption” from March 6 – 16, 2016.

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Local businesses come together for 'Dog Days' Health Expo

April 04, 2016

The Second Annual 'Dog Days' Half Marathon race and Health Expo will be held this Saturday, April 9th, and is shaping up to be fit and healthy.

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Governor of the Central Bank announces further liberalization of foreign exchange controls

April 04, 2016

In its role as Controller of Exchange in The Bahamas, and in line with its commitment to conduct periodic reviews of Exchange Controls, the Central Bank, after consultation with the Government, is pleased to announce additional liberalisation of measures and processes governing capital account (investments and borrowing) and current account (trade) transactions.

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Bahamas to host public reporting and accountability conference

April 04, 2016

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean (ICAC) will host a groundbreaking conference here in The Bahamas this month bringing together for the first time a gathering of the Caribbean’s senior public sector leaders and representatives of accountancy organizations to discuss world-class approaches to public sector financial management and accounting standards.

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