Caribbean News

Caribbean American Teen Claims Triple Gold At CARIFTA Game

April 03, 2018

A 15-year-old Caribbean American teen and Florida high schooler is now a triple gold medalist. Briana Nichole Williams, running for her parents’ homeland of Jamaica at the just concluded 2018 CARIFTA Games in the Bahamas walked away with the three gold medals for her adopted country.

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Guyana hauls in a record nine medals at CARIFTA Games

April 03, 2018

Triple jumper Princess Brown and 800m specialist, Joanna Archer added CARIFTA Games bronze medals to their resume yesterday as Team Guyana completed a successful sojourn here in The Bahamas where the 47th edition of the event was held...

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CANTO Urges Members to Submit Entries for Innovation Award
CANTO Urges Members to Submit Entries for Innovation Award

March 29, 2018

Teresa Wankin, Secretary General of CANTO announced the innovation Awards event which is a latest joint initiative of the Marketing & Communications and the Corporate Social Responsibility Working Committees of CANTO...

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CANTO 2018 to be Held in Panama City, Panama
CANTO 2018 to be Held in Panama City, Panama

March 21, 2018

The telecommunications and ICT Association CANTO, invites all to the 34th Annual Conference & Trade Exhibition (CANTO 2018) at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Panama City, Panama...

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NEMA too Bahamas through Regional Tsunami Exercise
NEMA too Bahamas through Regional Tsunami Exercise

March 20, 2018

The Bahamas, through the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, participated in a regional simulation Tsunami Readiness Exercise “CaribeWave 18” on Thursday, March 15...

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Fast track justice sends illegals home
Fast track justice sends illegals home

March 15, 2018

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis confirmed yesterday that he sent a magistrate to Inagua on Tuesday to convict and facilitate the deportation more than 200 Haitian migrants who were caught illegally trying to enter the country...

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CANTO Launches 12th Annual WTISD-Video Competition on Artificial Intelligence
CANTO Launches 12th Annual WTISD-Video Competition on Artificial Intelligence

March 14, 2018

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) spearheaded by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) will be observed on Tuesday, May 17th 2018...

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Commonwealth Day message from Her Majesty the Queen

March 13, 2018

On behalf of the Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs conveys its congratulations and best wishes to the Head of the Commonwealth...

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Bahamas Names on EU Non-Cooperative Countries List
Bahamas Names on EU Non-Cooperative Countries List

March 13, 2018

The Bahamas was today included on the European Union listing of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes at its meeting of European Council of Finance Ministers, without discussion...

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Bahamas disapointed on EU's COCG Recommendation
Bahamas "disapointed" on EU's COCG Recommendation

March 13, 2018

The Bahamas is disappointed to have learned that the EU Code of Conduct Group (COCG) will be making a recommendation to the Council of the European Union next week to include The Bahamas on the EU List of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes...

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EU added Bahamas, U.S. Virgin Islands, St. Kitts to tax haven list

March 13, 2018

European Union finance ministers added the Bahamas, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Saint Kitts and Nevis to the EU blacklist of tax havens on Tuesday, an EU document said...

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Social Services Minister challenges women to do what is right and good

March 09, 2018

Social Services and Urban Development Minister the Hon. Lanisha Rolle charged members of the International Black Women’s Public Policy Institute (IBWPPI)...

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CANTO Reaffirms Commitment to Engage Regional Policymakers to Develop ICT Policies
CANTO Reaffirms Commitment to Engage Regional Policymakers to Develop ICT Policies

March 09, 2018

At the Annual General Meeting of CANTO held in Port of Spain Trinidad from February 4 to 6, 2018, one of the major points for discussion among the delegates was the recent change of position...

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CIBC International Women's Day

March 08, 2018

From Bridgetown to Basseterre, a corps of professionals and volunteers spread out across communities carrying a message of empowerment and continued progress for women and girls across the region...

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Beach soccer, back in the Bahamas!
Beach soccer, back in the Bahamas!

March 06, 2018

The Bahamas Beach Soccer Cup 2018 will rock again Nassau’s BFA Beach Soccer Arena between 27th and 29th April land again in The Bahamas, with the first edition of the Bahamas Beach Soccer Cup, just confirmed by BSWW and the Bahamas FA...

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Two Bahamian Beaches Make List of Ten in USA Today's Reader's Choice Awards, Bahamas Only Country with 2 Beaches in Top 5

March 06, 2018

When it comes to best of the best it is hard to do better than the beaches of The Bahamas. Two beaches, the pink sand beaches of Harbour Island and Tropic of Cancer beach in Exuma...

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CARICOM Inter-Sessional Meeting discussions conclude on high note

March 01, 2018

Caribbean Community leaders discussed a number of topical issues ranging from disaster management, mitigation and recovery to mandatory evacuations for regional citizens during natural disasters...

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DPM Turnquest attends IDB Governors' Annual Consultation in Kingston

February 27, 2018

Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance and IDB Governor, the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest led a Bahamas delegation to the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) 7th Annual Consultation...

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At CARICOM, First Ladies, Mrs. Moise and Mrs. Minnis Have Meeting

February 27, 2018

Wife of the President of the Republic of Haiti, Mrs. Martine Moise (right), and wife of the Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, Mrs. Patricia Minnis held a formal meeting on Monday at the Marriott in Port-au-Prince...

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PM Minnis attends Inauguration of Cap-Haitian/Labadee Road

February 27, 2018

Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert A. Minnis returned to Haiti’s capital late Saturday afternoon after completing a busy morning schedule that took him outside of Port-au-Prince for most of the day...

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