Caribbean News

OAS Electoral Observation Mission Begins Deployment in The Bahamas

May 05, 2017

The Electoral Observation Mission of the Organization of American States (OAS/EOM) to The Bahamas, led by its Chief of Mission Sherry Tross, began its deployment today ahead of the May 10 general elections...

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Bahamas back on the sand Saturday for exhibition match
Bahamas back on the sand Saturday for exhibition match

May 05, 2017

At the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup The Bahamas has made history in more ways than one. Not only is the World Cup being hosted in the Caribbean for the first time ever, The Bahamas is also the first Caribbean to win a game in the history of the competition...

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CANTO Chairman Speaks at the Forum Internet of Things (IoT): Smarter Living in The Caribbean

May 04, 2017

The CANTO Chairman, Julian Wilkins spoke at the Forum Internet of Things (IoT): Smarter Living in the Caribbean. This ITU workshop, moderated by Shiva Bissessar, was held from 24 to 26 April...

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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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Bahamas lost to Senegal in the 4th Game of Day 3 at The FIFA World Cup

April 29, 2017

A crushing defeat for The Bahamas this evening as the team lost 10-1 against Senegal...

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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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Over 200 Bahamians volunteer for Beach Soccer World Cup
Over 200 Bahamians volunteer for Beach Soccer World Cup

April 26, 2017

Many volunteers consider it a national service...Organizers of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017 are on the verge of pulling off the biggest tournament ever to be hosted in The Bahamas, but not without the help of many Bahamians who are giving of their time and expertise...

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FIFA Officials declare Bahamas ready for Beach Soccer World Cup
FIFA Officials declare Bahamas ready for Beach Soccer World Cup

April 26, 2017

Tournament kicks-off tomorrow...International excitement is boiling over for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017 set to kick-off tomorrow, and FIFA officials say the host country is ready to stage the best tournament yet. The stadium is dressed and all systems are go.

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Volunteers get first taste of Nassau arena
Volunteers get first taste of Nassau arena

April 25, 2017

Most of the volunteers supporting the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017 walked into the stadium in Nassau for the very first time on Monday 24 April...

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Stage set for Bahamas 2017
Stage set for Bahamas 2017

April 25, 2017

The wait is nearly over and the city of Nassau is counting down the hours to the start of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017. The scene is set for the ninth staging of the world finals – a tournament...

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SIP SHOP with BTC
"SIP & SHOP with BTC

April 20, 2017

“BTC Sip & Shop”, it’s the new shopping craze that was officially launched last Thursday with BTC and Velvet Hanger. “BTC Sip & Shop” is a brand new concept introduced by our small business team...

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Bahamas Striping Completes First International Project in Turks and Caicos
Bahamas Striping Completes First International Project in Turks and Caicos

April 19, 2017

Bahamas Striping received tremendous validation of its work after securing and successfully completing its first regional assignment, a five-figure contract to mark seven miles of roads in Turks and Caicos..

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A press conference announcing the partnership of Ministry of Youth, Sports & Culture with Icon of The Islands

April 15, 2017

A press conference announcing the partnership of Ministry of Youth, Sports & Culture with Icon of The Islands Reality TV Show was held at the Ministry on Friday, April 7 to introduce Top 5 Bahamas Finalists of Season 2 Bahamas Auditions...

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CANTO Chair and Secretary General Visit CANTO member SMART in Belize

April 14, 2017

CANTO Chairman and Secretary General met with Jaime Briceno Chairman Board of Directors SMART, Ernesto Torres CEO, Sean Duncan HOD Data Warehousing, Reporting and Billing, Juan Pablo Lorenzetti IT Operations Manager...

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TEAM BAHAMAS Announced-IAAF World Relays 2017
TEAM BAHAMAS Announced-IAAF World Relays 2017

April 03, 2017

Team Bahamas' IAAF World Relays team has been announced. The IAAF World Relays are scheduled for April 22nd – April 23rd in Nassau, The Bahamas...

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Sunshine Insurance Sponsors BIFF's Youth Film Workshop

March 27, 2017

Sunshine Insurance (Agents & Brokers) Ltd. has partnered with the Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) for its 2017 Youth Film Workshop...

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EYES ON SWITZERLAND-The Road to The Bahamas
EYES ON SWITZERLAND-The Road to The Bahamas

March 22, 2017

Switzerland began the European qualifiers with three wins out of three in the first group phase, in which they scored the small matter of 33 goals and conceded just one, against Lithuania...

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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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Gov't bans corned beef imports from Brazil, people urged not to consume product

March 22, 2017

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries has imposed an immediate ban on imports of corned beef originating from Brazil...

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