Caribbean News

News Item Update on Hurricane Florence
News Item Update on Hurricane Florence

September 07, 2018

News Item on Hurricane Florence issued by The Bahamas Department of Meteorology Forecast Office Section, at 6:00 AM FRIDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER 2018...

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New CIBC FirstCaribbean Branch to Serve Baha Mar Employees
New CIBC FirstCaribbean Branch to Serve Baha Mar Employees

September 04, 2018

CIBC FirstCaribbean expanded their service footprint with the soft opening of their new Baha Mar branch on Monday, the first of its kind in The Bahamas...

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Dominican dies in Bimini crane fire
Dominican dies in Bimini crane fire

August 30, 2018

A Dominican crane operator was killed in north Bimini yesterday after a 40ft beam he was attempting to move snapped his machine's cable and crashed on to the crane's cabin, fatally pinning him inside as the crane was engulfed in flames...

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BNT: Poaching 39greatest threat to seafood resources of nation39
BNT: Poaching 39greatest threat to seafood resources of nation39

August 21, 2018

THE Bahamas National Trust has described poaching by commercial fishermen from the Dominican Republic as "the greatest single threat to Bahamian seafood resources"...

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BNT Responds to Poaching Convictions
BNT Responds to Poaching Convictions

August 17, 2018

The Bahamas National Trust joins Bahamian fishermen who have expressed satisfaction with a recent landmark ruling by magistrate Cara Turnquest when she levied massive fines on recently convicted foreign poachers...

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Caribbean Youth's Adventure Comes to a Close

August 17, 2018

They came from across the Caribbean, 73 youths forced into close contact by a grueling hiking expedition – a shared odyssey that gave birth to a connection...

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News Item-Sub-Tropical Storm Ernesto

August 15, 2018

This is a News Item on Sub-Tropical Storm Ernesto issued by The Bahamas Department of Meteorology Foreceast Office at 6PM, WEDNESDAY, 15TH AUGUST, 2018...

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Panorama Films at ttff/18

August 14, 2018

The Panorama programme also features a beloved Indian classic. Director Satyajit Ray’s first film, Pather Panchali, follows impoverished priest Harihar Ray, who dreams of a better life for himself and his family and leaves his rural Bengal village in search of work...

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Applications for the UK Government's prestigious Chevening Scholarships open 6 August 2018
Applications for the UK Government's prestigious Chevening Scholarships open 6 August 2018

August 11, 2018

Applications for Chevening Scholarships to study in the UK are open between 6 August and 6 November 2018, with applications to be submitted via www.chevening.org/apply.

Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals with demonstrable leadership potential who also have strong academic backgrounds...

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Tougher penalties plan for poachers
Tougher penalties plan for poachers

August 09, 2018

THE Fisheries Act is currently being reviewed by an advisory committee which will present recommendations to the government in October over possible stiffer penalties for poachers, Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources Michael Pintard said yesterday...

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Child rapist Birbal sent from country
Child rapist Birbal sent from country

August 03, 2018

CHILD rapist Andre Birbal was repatriated to Trinidad and Tobago following the completion of his prison sentence at the end of June.The former art teacher's release from prison follows a plea deal earlier this year where he admitted two counts of unn

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Haitian Ambassador in hospital

August 03, 2018

THE Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced that Jeffrey Williams, Bahamas ambassador to Haiti and non-resident ambassador to the Dominican Republic, is in hospital after he experienced "a medical episode" on Tuesday morning while working at the Bahamas...

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New Legislation Expected to be Drafted for Poachers

July 31, 2018

The Bahamas Government is vigorously dealing with poaching in the northwest Bahamas, Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources, the Hon. Michael Pintard said during a courtesy call at the Ministry for Grand Bahama, Friday, July 27...

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How Can Technology Adoption Grow Economies?

July 28, 2018

CANTO’s 34th Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition day two saw another packed day of discussion of critical issues for the region’s growth and development...

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FCC Chairman Speaks on Closing the Digital Divide at CANTO 2018

July 27, 2018

The CANTO conference and exhibition was held in Panama City, Panama from 22nd to 25th July 2018. The Chairman of the FCC Ajit Pai provided the feature address at the opening ceremony...

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Ministers Discuss Caribbean Readiness for a Digital Economy

July 25, 2018

Day one and Ministers from the region wasted no time to get down to important matters at CANTO’s 34th Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition which is taking place at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, in Panama. The Conference runs from July 22nd to 25th 2018...

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FCC Chairman-"We need to be good neighbours and work with each other"

July 23, 2018

The opening ceremony of CANTO’s 34th Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition was addressed by Mr. Ajit Pai, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)...

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Stimulating and Thought Provoking ICT Conference Begins in Panama

July 23, 2018

CANTO’s 34th Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition was off to a fantastic start with a stellar cast of regional ministers and international stakeholders at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, in Panama. The Conference runs from July 22nd to 25th 2018...

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At 45th Anniversary Ecumenical Service in Miami, Senator Forbes-Smith Sends Call for Remembrance of Past Generations

July 19, 2018

In celebration of the 45th Anniversary of Bahamas Independence, President of the Senate, the Hon. Katherine Forbes-Smith, urged current and future generations of Bahamians to take note of the National Heroes who have been singled out for their efforts, and whose contributions paved the way for much of what now exists.

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Bahamaslocal.com Lures 2019 Internet Marketing Conference to The Bahamas
Bahamaslocal.com Lures 2019 Internet Marketing Conference to The Bahamas

July 13, 2018

BahamasLocal.com – often called the Google of The Bahamas – grabbed the spotlight at IMPACT 18 Holland, an event hosted by the Internet Marketing Association (IMA), one of the fastest growing professional organizations...

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