Community/Charity

Students urged to drink and drive responsibly
Students urged to drink and drive responsibly

August 12, 2022

The importance of drinking and driving responsibly was underscored to students of the University of The Bahamas (UB) during a forum Wednesday, August 10, 2022.

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Attorney General among those addressing OPM Weekly Press Briefing
Attorney General among those addressing OPM Weekly Press Briefing

August 12, 2022

Attorney-General and Minister of Legal Affairs Senator the Hon. Ryan Pinder and Special Advisor to the Prime Minister on Climate Change and Environmental Matters Rochelle Newbold, speak at the weekly Press Briefing, at the Office of the Prime Minister, on August 11, 2022.

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 Prime Minister Davis and Parliamentarians Visit St. Paul's Fox Hill Day Church Service
Prime Minister Davis and Parliamentarians Visit St. Paul's Fox Hill Day Church Service

August 11, 2022

In observance of Annual Fox Hill Day celebrations, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. Philip Davis, Cabinet Members, Leader of the Opposition the Hon. Michael Pintard, Parliamentarians and senior Government officials joined Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Public Service and MP for Fox Hill the Hon. Fred Mitchell in visiting four churches in Fox Hill, August 9, 2022.

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PM Davis and Parliamentarians Take Part in Mt. Carey Fox Hill Day Church Service
PM Davis and Parliamentarians Take Part in Mt. Carey Fox Hill Day Church Service

August 11, 2022

Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. Philip Davis, Cabinet Members, Leader of the Opposition the Hon. Michael Pintard, Parliamentarians and senior Government officials joined Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Public Service and MP for Fox Hill the Hon. Fred Mitchell in visiting four churches in Fox Hill, August 9, 2022, In observance of Annual Fox Hill Day celebrations.

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PM Davis leads visit to Macedonia Baptist for Fox Hill Day Church Service
PM Davis leads visit to Macedonia Baptist for Fox Hill Day Church Service

August 11, 2022

Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. Philip Davis, Cabinet Members, Leader of the Opposition the Hon. Michael Pintard, Parliamentarians and senior Government officials joined Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Public Service and MP for Fox Hill the Hon. Fred Mitchell in visiting four churches in Fox Hill, August 9, 2022, In observance of Annual Fox Hill Day celebrations.

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PM and Senior Government Officials Attend St. Mark's Fox Hill Day Church Service
PM and Senior Government Officials Attend St. Mark's Fox Hill Day Church Service

August 11, 2022

Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. Philip Davis, Cabinet Members, Leader of the Opposition the Hon. Michael Pintard, Parliamentarians and senior Government officials joined Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Public Service and MP for Fox Hill the Hon. Fred Mitchell in visiting four churches in Fox Hill, August 9, 2022, In observance of Annual Fox Hill Day celebrations.

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BAHAMAS PINE ISLANDS CONTEST WINNERS ARE ANNOUNCED!
BAHAMAS PINE ISLANDS CONTEST WINNERS ARE ANNOUNCED!

August 09, 2022

Bahamas Agricultural & Industrial Corporation (BAIC) and Creative Nassau (CN), joint sponsors of the Bahamas Pine Islands Project (BPIP)/Seawords Poetry & Video Contest which promoted the Cascarilla plant and the Silver Top Palm, have announced the lucky winners. The winning contestant for poetry in the 10-15 category is Daly Grace Elizabeth McCartney, and Jamya Symonette took top honours for her poem in the 16-21 group. Two winners were chosen for video in the 16-21 age group—Waynisha Saunders and Jasmine Beneby. Ashton Newbold won in the 10-15 video category.

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Junkanoo Summer Festival closed out in grand style
Junkanoo Summer Festival closed out in grand style

August 09, 2022

The final night of Junkanoo Summer Festival closed out in grand style on Saturday, August 6 2022 at the Fish Fry at Arawak Cay.

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CWCO Supports Summer Camps Youth Development On and Off the Court
CWCO Supports Summer Camps Youth Development On and Off the Court

August 09, 2022

This year, two of many summer camps focused on helping young boys and girls develop positive character traits such as discipline, hard work and unity through their love for the game of basketball.

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Minister of Agriculture Clay Sweeting Applauds Joint Efforts of ADO Bahamas and Church Commercial Farming Group at Official Launch of Backyard, Community Church Farming
Minister of Agriculture Clay Sweeting Applauds Joint Efforts of ADO Bahamas and Church Commercial Farming Group at Official Launch of Backyard, Community & Church Farming

August 08, 2022

Agricultural Development Organization (ADO), a non-profit organization founded only eight months ago, in partnership with The Church Commercial Farming Group (TCCFG) made up of more than 300 churches, launched the largest program in the history of The Bahamas to support community, backyard and church farming.

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Senators in Community Outreach at FOAM
Senators in Community Outreach at FOAM

August 08, 2022

Members of the Bahamas Senate rendered community outreach in the Nassau Village community by presenting a cheque to support the work F.O.A.M. (Families Of All Murder Victims) organization, led by Ms. Candy Gibson, on August 5, 2022 at F.O.A.M's offices.

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The Grand Bahama Children's Home receives a special visitor
The Grand Bahama Children's Home receives a special visitor

August 02, 2022

During a three-day Official Visit to Grand Bahama, Her Excellency Dai Qingli, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, on Saturday, July 30, had a tour of the Grand Bahama Children’s Home.

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Amoury Donates Phone System to the Bahamas Feeding Network
Amoury Donates Phone System to the Bahamas Feeding Network

July 28, 2022

Amoury CEO Gareth Lewis, Amoury Vice President Jonathan Cancino, Bahamas Feeding Network Executive Director Lester Ferguson, Amoury Marketing Rep. Suzette Nixon, Amoury Customer Service Rep. Rashan McPhee.

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Bamsi Partners With Duke University
Bamsi Partners With Duke University

July 27, 2022

IN A MOVE to strengthen its research capacity and expose students and staff to global best practices in the midst of a climate impacted environment, the Bahamas Agriculture & Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) has formed, what BAMSI President, Senator, the Hon. Dr. Erecia Hepburn calls, a strategic partnership with Duke University, one of the most prestigious academic institutions in the United States.

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Tragedy 'a long-term issue'
Tragedy 'a long-term issue'

July 26, 2022

SENATOR Darren Henfield said yesterday Sunday's tragedy is just another example of a long-term issue that needs to be addressed.

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Haitian leaders reach out to find victims' families
Haitian leaders reach out to find victims' families

July 26, 2022

LEADERS of the local Haitian community are planning to visit several neighbourhoods in New Providence in an effort to locate the families of those who lost their lives in Sunday's human smuggling incident.

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Scotiabank invests in youth development, donates us10k to lead institute programs
Scotiabank invests in youth development, donates us$10k to lead institute programs

July 25, 2022

With the aim of supporting at-risk youth, Scotiabank Bahamas has contributed $10,000 to the Leadership Esteem Ability Discipline (LEAD) Institute in Freeport, Grand Bahama, to support its summer camp, Camp Future, and its alternative schooling program, Eagles Academy.

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Social Services Ministry - Mapping of resources for implementaiton of Gender-Based Violence Family Island Coordinated Council
Social Services Ministry - Mapping of resources for implementaiton of Gender-Based Violence Family Island Coordinated Council

July 25, 2022

The MOSSUD Department of Gender and Family Affairs in collaboration with Abaco Island Administrators and the Bahamas Crisis Center, July 20-22, 2022 conducted five community meetings in south, central and north Abaco for Abaco Government and non-Government leaders and community advocates to discuss issues related to the safety of survivors of abuse, outreach to perpetrators of abuse to help them become productive citizens, and for the mapping of services and resources for the projected implementation of a Gender-Based Violence Family Island Coordinated Council.

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Rotary Club of South-East Nassau Chartered 46 Years Ago Recently Held Their Changeover
Rotary Club of South-East Nassau Chartered 46 Years Ago Recently Held Their Changeover

July 25, 2022

Chartered on July 19, 1976, the Rotary Club of South-East Nassau (RCSEN) recently held their changeover of presidents and board members while rewarding those in the outgoing Rotary year for their service. Rotarians are known as ‘People of Action.’ The outgoing president, Calnan Weech congratulated his executive and board for a successful year that ended with the RCSEN earning a Silver Certificate of Rotary Service in Public Image from District 7020; a portfolio led by director Candice Hepburn.

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Govt to launch free Wi-Fi in one park in every constituency
Govt to launch free Wi-Fi in one park in every constituency

July 25, 2022

Beginning August 1, the government will provide free Wi-Fi internet access to at least one park in every constituency in The Bahamas, Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Economic Affairs Wayde Watson announced on Friday.

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