Caribbean News

'Put up the fines for poachers'
'Put up the fines for poachers'

July 11, 2018

WHILE new Agriculture and Marine Resources Minister Michael Pintard is calling for stricter penalties for poachers to be implemented, he stopped short of advocating for their vessels to be sunk...

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Prime Minister Minnis meets Jamaica's Minister of Health During CARICOM

July 09, 2018

As the 39th Regular Meeting of CARICOM wrapped up, and prior his return home, Prime Minister of The Bahamas, Dr. the Hon. Hubert Minnis (left) on Friday...

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Beryl weakens to tropical storm
Beryl weakens to tropical storm

July 07, 2018

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Beryl weakened to a tropical storm Saturday but is still expected to dump heavy rain over the Lesser Antilles at the end of the weekend on its way to the eastern Caribbean, bringing a new threat to islands still rebuilding from last year's storms...

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Minister of Foreign Affairs bilateral trade meetings at CARICOM

July 06, 2018

Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Darren Henfield attended CARICOM, July 4-6 2018 bilateral meetings on trade issues impacting region and The Bahamas. He attended the business working breakfast session...

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Tiny Hurricane Beryl Intensifying, May Reach Lesser Antilles as a Hurricane Late Sunday or Monday
Tiny Hurricane Beryl Intensifying, May Reach Lesser Antilles as a Hurricane Late Sunday or Monday

July 06, 2018

In less than a day, Beryl went from an area of interest to the first hurricane of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season...This tiny hurricane may strengthen a tad more into Saturday...

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Caller for Greater Caribbean Integration at CARICOM Meeting

July 05, 2018

The 39th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) got underway with a clarion call for greater Caribbean integration among the 15 member-states and associates...

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Just what the doctor ordered - poll gives support for medical marijuana
Just what the doctor ordered - poll gives support for medical marijuana

July 05, 2018

A RECENT Public Domain survey has found overwhelming support for medical marijuana among Bahamian residents across demographics of age, gender and income...

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PM's Senior Policy Advisor Joshua Sears highlights importance of this CARICOM Meeting

July 04, 2018

The Thirty-Ninth Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) officially opens today, July 4, in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Just prior to leaving for CARICOM...

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Prime Minister hosted Reception for Bahamian Summer Students in Jamaica

July 04, 2018

Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert Minnis hosted a Reception at Rose Hall on July 3, 2018 in honour of the Bahamian summer students studying in Jamaica at the University of the West Indies...

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CARICOM calls for marijuana to be treated the same as alcohol
CARICOM calls for marijuana to be treated the same as alcohol

July 03, 2018

A CARICOM report calling for an end to the prohibition of marijuana for the entire region is up for discussion in Cabinet today, according to Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis....

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PM Minnis Leads Delegation to CARICOM: Crime and Security, Disaster Management High on Agenda

July 02, 2018

The Bahamas will dialogue with other member states of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on crime and security, disaster management and recovery, and emerging geo-political developments that can have an impact...

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UWI School of Medicine graduates offered training opportunities at PMH

June 27, 2018

Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Duane Sands stated that 40 of the 49 graduates of The University of the West Indies (UWI) School of Medicine (Nassau) were offered training opportunities (Internship) based primarily at the teaching hospital, Princess Margaret (PMH.)...

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June 26, 2018

The shipping company’s expansion has been continuous ever since it was founded in 1988, and it currently operates 21 routes in five countries with a fleet of 30 ships...The Sustainable Development Goals mark the roadmap for the company, which has undertaken on a social and environmental commitment to the territories in which it operates...

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ICT Ministers conclude the Commonwealth ICT Forum 2018

June 26, 2018

Commonwealth ICT Ministers meeting in London this week agreed that the public and private sectors need to come together to help accelerate ICT development in Commonwealth countries...

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Sandals Responds to Misleading Reports

June 26, 2018

World’s Leading Resort Chaim Reaffirms Commitment to Develop Regional Tourism Sector...

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Caribbean a great environment to explore cryptocurrency
Caribbean a great environment to explore cryptocurrency

June 22, 2018

MICHAEL Casey, a leading author on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency, said the Caribbean is a great environment to explore the technology that would eliminate the impediment to movement of money in the region...

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PwC officially re-opens its doors in St. Lucia to continue to create a sustainable strategy for clients

June 21, 2018

PwC’s return to St Lucia is a sign of the significant potential for growth in the Eastern Caribbean. Speaking at a cocktail event to announce the official re-opening of its St Lucia office, Frazer Lindsay, CEO, PwC in the Caribbean, said “We are very excited to be re-opening our doors in St Lucia...

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Bahamas Professionals Get Certified as Chartered Directors C.Dir, MAY 28, 29, 30 at Comfort Suites Hotel, Nassau
Bahamas Professionals Get Certified as "Chartered Directors" (C.Dir), MAY 28, 29, 30 at Comfort Suites Hotel, Nassau

May 14, 2018

“Great Boards help drive and sustain the success of their organizations” according to the Caribbean Governance Training Institute, where the co-founding team of Lisa Charles(CEO) and Dr. Chris Bart, FCPA, F.CIoD (Executive Chairman) have made it their mission to provide the skills training needed to become a great board member...

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Climate Change High on Agenda for COFCOR

May 08, 2018

Climate change is high on the agenda of issues that will be discussed at the 21st Session of the Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR) that officially opened at the British Colonial Hilton on May 7.

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Cuba's new president: What to expect of Miguel Daz-Canel

May 04, 2018

Cuba has a new president – and for the first time in six decades, his last name is not Castro.

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