Caribbean News

Bahamas to host meetings of Fisheries and Agriculture Ministers from Africa, Caribbean and Pacific

June 13, 2017

The Ministry of Agriculture & Marine Resources announced the Government of The Bahamas, along with the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States, will partner in hosting the 5th Meeting of ACP Ministers in Charge of Fisheries and Aquaculture in the nation's capital, in September...

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Dionisio D'Aguilar introduced as CTO's New Chairman

June 09, 2017

On June 8, at Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Board of Directors Meeting in New York, Executive Coordinator, Charlene Drakes pinned and officially introduced the new Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Chairman, Hon. Dionisio James D’Aguilar...

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CANTO, Bmobile and UTT host North Eastern Secondary Schools ICT Expo

June 06, 2017

CANTO, Bmobile, UTT host North Eastern Secondary Schools ICT Expo under the kind patronage of Hon. Maxie Cuffie, Minister of Public Administration and Communications...

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Statement by The Chairman of The Conference of Heads of Government on The United States withdrawal from The Paris Agreement

June 06, 2017

The Paris Agreement on Climate Change was more than just another international agreement on another complex international issue. It reflects the acknowledgment and acceptance that climate change is a global issue requiring global solutions...

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Forecasters predict an above average hurricane season for 2017
Forecasters predict an above average hurricane season for 2017

June 01, 2017

As hurricane season begins, forecasters from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration say all signs point to another active hurricane season. Although The Bahamas usually becomes more concerned with activity between August and November, after suffering direct hits from two major...

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CARICOM congratulates Guyana on independence anniversary

May 26, 2017

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has extended warm congratulations to the Government and People of Guyana on the country’s 51st Anniversary of Independence...

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Ministry of Financial Services at STEP Caribbean Conference 2017

May 25, 2017

The Ministry of Financial Services sponsored The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners Caribbean Conference 2017 (STEP CC 2017) which was held in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands from 1 – 3 May, 2017...

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Belize Captures First Place in CANTO's Video Competition

May 23, 2017

Belize is no stranger to the CANTO WTISD competition as the country boasts of four (4) first place winners since the inception of the competition. The proud winner of the 11th Annual WTISD Video Competition is 18 year old Jo-Elisa Clarke who hails from Calcutta Village, Belize...

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National Rugby Team Set to face Turks and Caicos

May 19, 2017

THE Bahamas’ senior men’s national team will be back on the pitch locally as they contest the Cup division in the 2017 Rugby Americas North Championship...

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CARICOME SG ready to welcome new Bahamian PM's fresh ideas

May 17, 2017

CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque is looking forward to an early briefing with new Prime Minister of The Bahamas Dr. Hubert Minnis on matters relating to the Caribbean Community and the Prime Minister’s portfolio in the quasi-cabinet of the CARICOM Heads of Government, that of Tourism...

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Remarks by Secretary-General Caribbean Community Ambassador Irwin LaRocque

May 11, 2017

May I welcome you all to this Forty-Fourth Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED). I bid a special welcome to the Chairman, the Honourable Ferdinand Welzijn...

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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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