Caribbean News

207th Annual Session of The Bahamas, Turks Caicos Island Conference of the Methodist Church in the Caribbean and the Americas
207th Annual Session of The Bahamas, Turks & Caicos Island Conference of the Methodist Church in the Caribbean and the Americas

January 07, 2019

Methodists from throughout the Bahamas, and the Turks and Caicos Islands Conference of the Methodist Church in the Caribbean and the Americas (MCCA), will meet in Nassau from January 14th to 20th...

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As another 100 migrants land in Exuma, PM warns: THEY'RE A THREAT TO OUR COUNTRY
As another 100 migrants land in Exuma, PM warns: THEY'RE A THREAT TO OUR COUNTRY

January 07, 2019

AS illegal migrant landings have increased in recent weeks, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said the government remains committed to aggressively dealing with the country's immigration problems which he said poses a serious threat to major sectors of society...

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The excitement of discovery

December 31, 2018

There's no doubt about it, whatsoever; when you discover something new for the first time it is indeed very exciting. I remember very well that when I first made contact with Earl Nightingale's organization The Nightingale - Conant Corporation, they wanted me to come to...

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Buju concert on March 16
Buju concert on March 16

December 19, 2018

IT'S official. Buju Banton's first major performance will be held on March 16 at National Stadium in St Andrew...

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Poacher sentences 'cause of concern'
Poacher sentences 'cause of concern'

December 19, 2018

OFFICIALS from the Dominican Republic are concerned about lengthy prison sentences given to fishermen found guilty of poaching in Bahamian waters, Foreign Affairs Minister Darren Henfield revealed yesterday...

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Caribbean Tourism Organization Declares 2019 'The Year of Festivals' in The Caribbean
Caribbean Tourism Organization Declares 2019 'The Year of Festivals' in The Caribbean

December 14, 2018

On the heels of the past year’s successful Year of Rejuvenation, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has declared 2019 the Year of Festivals in the Caribbean...

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CARIF 2018 attracts leaders across the Caribbean Region

December 07, 2018

Now in its 3rd year, Caribbean Infrastructure Forum (CARIF 2018) once again brought together policy makers and developers, to exchange views on the financing and construction of world class infrastructure projects throughout the Caribbean...

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CIBC FirstCaribbean WINS 'BANK OF THE YEAR' Bahamas Three Years Running
CIBC FirstCaribbean WINS 'BANK OF THE YEAR' (Bahamas) Three Years Running

December 03, 2018

CIBC FirstCaribbean is The Bahamas’ “Bank of the Year 2018” for the third straight year. The honour was bestowed by internationally-acclaimed financial magazine “The Banker” during its 19th annual Bracken...

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Allegations of Haitian National Repatriated or Deported Being Returned to The Bahamas
Allegations of Haitian National Repatriated or Deported Being Returned to The Bahamas

November 22, 2018

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas wishes to inform the general public that it has been made aware of information circulating on social media - in this instance, the posting of a photograph...

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Unrest in Haiti
Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Unrest in Haiti

November 20, 2018

Due to continuing unrest in Haiti, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to advise members of the public that the Embassy of The Bahamas in Port au Prince will be closed until further notice...

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Dr. Leonard Johnson, New Executive Secretary of the InterAmerican Division of Seventh-Day Adventist
Dr. Leonard Johnson, New Executive Secretary of the InterAmerican Division of Seventh-Day Adventist

November 12, 2018

The Bahamas' very own Pastor, Dr. Leonard Johnson was installed in a ceremony held tonight, Saturday November 10th, 2018 in Haiti, as the first pastor from an English speaking territory to become Executive Secretary of the InterAmerican Divison...

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Bahamas Men's National Training squad for the Anguilla Match-Nations League Match v Anguilla
Bahamas Men's National Training squad for the Anguilla Match-Nations League Match v Anguilla

November 08, 2018

The Bahamas Football Association’s management has released it’s 23 man training squad as it continues training for their showdown against Anguilla November 18th, 2018 at the Thomas Robinson National Stadium...

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Cannabis is set to be legalised in Antigua and Barbuda, as Prime Minister says 'racist' laws that banned it damaged the Rastafarian communit
Cannabis is set to be legalised in Antigua and Barbuda, as Prime Minister says 'racist' laws that banned it damaged the Rastafarian communit

October 23, 2018

Antigua and Barbuda will allow the use of medical cannabis, Prime Minister Gaston Browne has announced, in addition to decriminalising the possession of small amounts of the drug...

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Severe Flooding in Trinidad and Tobago
Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Severe Flooding in Trinidad and Tobago

October 23, 2018

The Ministry is monitoring the situation in Trinidad and Tobago where there have been reports of severe flooding over the weekend...The Ministry has made contact today with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...

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Bahamian students safe amid Trinidad flooding
Bahamian students safe amid Trinidad flooding

October 22, 2018

AFTER more than three days of flooding, landslides, and an earthquake, Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday declared a national disaster...

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Usain Bolt: Eight-time Olympic champion 'turns down' Valletta contract
Usain Bolt: Eight-time Olympic champion 'turns down' Valletta contract

October 19, 2018

Usain Bolt has turned down a two-year deal from Maltese champions Valletta FC, as he continues his pursuit to become a professional footballer.

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Poachers haul - half was undersize
Poachers haul - half was undersize

October 19, 2018

ACTING Director of Fisheries Edison Deleveaux yesterday estimated that more than 20,000 to 30,000 pounds each of fishery products were on board two of the three Dominican vessels that were apprehended by the Royal Bahamas Defence Force over the weekend...

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Three Dominican Motherships Captured in Combined Effort
Three Dominican Motherships Captured in Combined Effort

October 15, 2018

The Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) is escorting three "motherships" with 124 fishermen from the Dominican Republic to the capital after they were turned over to the Defence Force by the Cuban Border Patrol earlier today...

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Bahamas first - but now we ARE sending help to Haiti
Bahamas first - but now we ARE sending help to Haiti

October 15, 2018

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has spoken to Haiti President Jovenel Moïse informing him The Bahamas would offer whatever support it could to the island nation in the aftermath of a deadly earthquake...

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Caribbean Ministers of Marine Resources to Discuss Effect of Climate Change of Fisheries

October 11, 2018

Fisheries ministers from Member States of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) are expected to deliberate upon a new Protocol on Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management in Fisheries...

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