Culture

PM thanks BNT for preserving the natural environment

July 15, 2019

Thanking the Bahamas National Trust for preserving the natural environs of the country over the past 60 years, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis revealed further plans towards the protection of natural resources...

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Time to be truly independent

July 13, 2019

When I was much younger, there was a saying about "holdin' on ter ya ma gown tail". In more demeaning tones, it was said "under ya ma gown tail". I knew what it meant then, and I wonder how many of us would [...]

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Bahamas Culture and Cuisine To Be On Display As Community Celebrates Independence Day

July 12, 2019

Arts, culture, cuisine and of course Junkanoo will be on full display as the Bahamian community in Atlanta celebrate their nation’s 46th Independence...

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We need people in politics who can contribute'

July 12, 2019

SENATE president Katherine Smith says while she supports having more women enter politics, having people who are qualified to run who can make a contribution to the growth and development of the country is greatly needed...

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Ministries of Education and Youth, Sports & Culture Held Combined Independence Day Service at their Headquarters

July 11, 2019

Staff of the The Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture joined together for a combined Independence Day Service, on July 9, 2019...

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46th Independence Anniversary Celebrations in Grand Bahama

July 11, 2019

Governor General His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith and Mrs. Smith attended 46th Bahamas Independence Anniversary Celebrations in Grand Bahama on Monday evening, July 8, 2019 at Independence Park...

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National Honours Awards 2019

July 11, 2019

His Excellency the Governor-General, as Chancellor of the Societies of Honour established under the National Honours Act, 2016, in accordance with the advice of the Prime Minister, and the National Honours Advisory Committee, is pleased to announce the following awards under the Act...

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The Governor General and PM Enjoy Independence Celebrations

July 11, 2019

Governor General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith and Mrs. Smith (at right in photo) and Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis and Mrs. Minnis chat as they prepare for an exciting night of events...

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Cake Cutting for Independence Celebration at Government House State Reception

July 11, 2019

Celebrating the 46th Anniversary of Bahamas Independence around an elaborate cake at the Government House State Reception on July 10, 2019...

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The Bahamas Celebrates 46th Independence Anniversary

July 11, 2019

Scores of Bahamians gathered on Clifford Park on Tuesday evening to attend a three-part ceremony commemorating the nation’s 46th Independence Anniversary...

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The Governor General Attended RBPF 46th Annual Independence Reception

July 11, 2019

His Excellency, the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith, Governor General, attended the Royal Bahamas Police Force 46th Annual Independence Reception held at the Paul Farquharson Centre, Police Headquarters on Wednesday, July 10, 2019...

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The Prime Minister's Independence Day Message

July 11, 2019

“United We Stand Bahamas...Together We Can”
Happy 46th Independence!

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Grand Bahama enjoys spectacular Independence celebrations
Grand Bahama enjoys spectacular Independence celebrations

July 09, 2019

THE 46th annual Independence Celebrations in Grand Bahama ended with a spectacular fireworks display at Independence Park, following a cultural extravaganza and flagraising on Monday evening...

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US Secretary of State extends warm wishes ahead of Independence anniversary
US Secretary of State extends warm wishes ahead of Independence anniversary

July 09, 2019

UNITED States Secretary of State Michael Pompeo has extended warm wishes to The Bahamas ahead of its 46th anniversary as an independent nation...

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Independence celebrations will go on as scheduled
Independence celebrations will go on as scheduled

July 09, 2019

THE events planned for this year's Independence celebrations will go on as scheduled, said Mark Humes, Fort Charlotte MP and chairman of the Independence Anniversary Planning Committee...

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Despite challenges, there is much to celebrate

July 09, 2019

After a decade lost to the drug war, The Bahamas is seeking to recapture its traditional social values. Three months after independence, the fledgling new Bahamas had to confront the economic challenge of the oil embargo imposed by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries [...]

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Men must step up to the plate

July 09, 2019

Last month, hundreds of men and boys were privileged to witness Apostle Raymond Wells, of Living Waters Kingdom Ministries, embark on an annual mission to recognize men who are making an invaluable impact on the country, men who have made a choice to leave the world a better place than they met it...

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'LGBTI community marginalised by church and state'

July 09, 2019

THE LGBTI community's silence over the years has allowed it to become marginalised by the state and church, according to Pride Bahamas organisers...

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LGBTI group wants to stage pride parade in 2020

July 08, 2019

THE local lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex community has set its sights on 2020 to host a pride parade...

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GGYA’s Three Island Adventure: 39 youths discover the joys of domestic travel

July 08, 2019

It was a side of The Bahamas many of them had never seen before, a trio of amazing destinations hidden in plain sight, each with its own unique vibe so different from their hometown as to seem light years away...

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