Caribbean News

Sunshine Insurance Sponsors BIFF's Youth Film Workshop

March 27, 2017

Sunshine Insurance (Agents & Brokers) Ltd. has partnered with the Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) for its 2017 Youth Film Workshop...

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EYES ON SWITZERLAND-The Road to The Bahamas
EYES ON SWITZERLAND-The Road to The Bahamas

March 22, 2017

Switzerland began the European qualifiers with three wins out of three in the first group phase, in which they scored the small matter of 33 goals and conceded just one, against Lithuania...

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Bahamian government bans meat imports from Brazil
Bahamian government bans meat imports from Brazil

March 22, 2017

According to a Facebook post by Hope Strachan, Member of Parliament for Sea Breeze and Minister of Financial Services and Local Government, "The Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources is aware of the meat scandal unfolding in Brazil relative to food inspectors taking bribes to allow sales of rotten and salmonella-tainted meats. Sr. Blairo Maggi, Brazil's Agriculture Minister, advised that the government of Brazil has suspended exports from 21 meat-processing units.

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Gov't bans corned beef imports from Brazil, people urged not to consume product

March 22, 2017

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries has imposed an immediate ban on imports of corned beef originating from Brazil...

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FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Trophy Experience launched
FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Trophy Experience launched

March 22, 2017

The FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017 Trophy Experience has been launched by Governor General of the Bahamas, Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling at Government House in Nassau on Tuesday...

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Prime Minister of Antigua to deliver feature address at CANTO 2017

March 21, 2017

Hon. Prime Minister Gaston Browne has served continuously as a legislator for more than 15 years. Prior to his career in politics, he managed a banking group comprising a domestic bank, an offshore bank and a trust company...

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School-to-Work Transition for the Prevention of Child Labor Seminar

March 18, 2017

On 9th and 10th March, 2017, The Bahamas Department of Labour and The Royal Bahamas Police Force in conjunction with the International Labour Organization (ILO)...

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March to highlight levels of sexual violence against women

March 10, 2017

A BAJAN hashtag encouraging women to share stories of sexual violence has transformed into a regional march with the support of the United Nations and local organisation Hollaback! Bahamas...

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Former Prime Minister Ingraham signs the Book of Condolences for the late Rene Preval

March 09, 2017

Former Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Hubert Ingraham signed the Book of Condolences at the Haitian Embassy on Thursday, March 9, 2017, for the late René Préval...

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PM Christie Lauds Relationship With Guyana

March 08, 2017

At the State Dinner in Honour of President of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana His Excellency Brigadier David Granger and his delegation, on March 3, 2017, Prime Minister of The Bahamas and Minister of Finance the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie lauded The Bahamas...

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Pure Good Vibes, Official Song of Bahamas 2017
Pure Good Vibes, Official Song of Bahamas 2017

March 08, 2017

On 28 February, the Official Draw for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017 – to be contested from 27 April to 7 May – took place in Nassau, the country's capital...

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Haiti's Ex-President Ren Preval Dead at 74

March 03, 2017

According to information reported by Jacqueline Charles of Miami Herald, the former head of state, René Préval died. Haiti For You reports, Mr. Préval...

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The man behind Haiti's best-known export, Barbancourt rum, dead at 65

March 03, 2017

The man behind Haiti’s best-known export and most famous rum, Rhum Barbancourt, has died. He was 65...

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Bahamas succumb to fifth-place USA
Bahamas succumb to fifth-place USA

February 27, 2017

CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship hosts Bahamas succumbed to defeat in Sunday’s fifth-place play-off as they were beaten 4-2. Played in front of a consistently fervent home crowd, the USA did enough to dampen cheers in Nassau...

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Bahamas wrap up top spot with St. Fleur treble
Bahamas wrap up top spot with St. Fleur treble

February 23, 2017

CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship hosts Bahamas wrapped up top spot in Group A with their third win of the tournament as Lesly St. Fleur’s hat-trick ensured a 3-2 win over Jamaica...

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Hosts Bahamas safely into quarters
Hosts Bahamas safely into quarters

February 22, 2017

CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship hosts Bahamas are into the quarter-finals after their second win of the competition - a 3-0 victory over Belize on Tuesday. The home nation were winners against Guyana on Monday and followed that up with a solid success against Belize...

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Powerade to Power Cyclist for the 2017 Ride for Hope

February 14, 2017

Did you know that this will be the 10th anniversary of the Ride For Hope? Since inception the Ride For Hope charity cycling event has raised close to 3 million dollars to aid in cancer research...

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January 30, 2017

Curaçao, one of the Caribbean's best kept secret is the location of CANTO's 33rd Annual General Meeting. The event is co-hosted by United Telecommunication Services and Bureau Telecommunicatie en Post and is being held at the Renaissance Resort & Casino, Curacao...

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Bahamasair Makes Inaugural Flight to Haiti

January 16, 2017

A water salute and a large contingent of Haitian officials welcomed Bahamasair’s inaugural flight to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, as it touched down shortly before 9:00 a.m., Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Toussaint Louverture International Airport...

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs Immigration on U.S. Wet Foot/Dry Foot Policy Coming to an End
Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Immigration on U.S. Wet Foot/Dry Foot Policy Coming to an End

January 13, 2017

The United States government through its Charge in The Bahamas Lisa Johnson communicated to the Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell this afternoon that with immediate effect, the so called “wet foot / dry foot" immigration policy of the United States with regard to Cuban nationals landing in the United States will come to an end...

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