Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Hon. K. Peter
Turnquest, addressed the Small States Forum held during the World
Bank/IMF Annual Meetings in Washington, DC this morning, October 19,
DPM addressed the Forum on the need for practical financing
considerations to address climate events and resilience building in
relation to debt management and sustainability...
The Royal Bahamas Defence Force received a call earlier this afternoon
from Air Traffic Control advising of a DC3 plane that had crashed in the
area of Old Fort Point, in New Providence. Vessels from the Coral
Harbour Base as well as the Harbour Patrol Unit were immediately
dispatched to investigate. Patrol craft P-126 Coxswained by Petty
Officer Everette Rolle found two life-jacket clad males, both Florida
residents, in the vicinity of the crash, floating...
NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL STORM NESTOR ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF
METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION, AT 6 AM SATURDAY 19TH OCTOBER 2019
...WINDS AND STORM SURGE SHOULD BE AFFECTING MUCH OF THE GULF COAST OF FLORIDA...
...NESTOR GRADUALLY LOSING ITS TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS...
NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL STORM NESTOR ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT
OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION, AT 2:00 PM FRIDAY OCTOBER 18TH,
…DISTURBANCE BECOMES TROPICAL STORM NESTOR …
…DANGEROUS STORM SURGE AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXPECTED...
During her visit to the Kendal G. L. Isaacs National Gymnasium, on
October 17, 2019, wife of the Prime Minister, Mrs. Patricia Minnis,
joined Department of Social Services Social Worker Linda Polhemus,
Gymnasium Manager Arthur Thompson, Jr., staff, volunteers and
stakeholders, and posed with a volunteer team of members of the Chinese
Community Association of The Bahamas...
His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith hosted the Bahamas
National Baptist Missionary & Educational Convention Executive Board
& Church Honourees at their Annual Government House Reception on
Thursday, October 17, 2019.
(BIS Photos/Derek Smith)...
The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is grieving the loss of a
longtime friend of the Caribbean, Flora Gilford, who passed away on 9
Oct., 2019 in Michigan at the age of 97. Gilford was a travel agent who
served as president of the CTO Northern California Chapter between the
late 1980s to mid-1990s. Visitation will be held on 21 Oct. from 7 - 8
p.m. at the Gorsline Runciman Funeral Home in Lansing, Michigan.
Gilford was well loved by her peers; she wholeheartedly loved the
Caribbean and was always willing to volunteer when we needed a helping
hand," said Sylma Brown, director of CTO-USA, Inc...
Commonwealth countries met in Negombo, Sri Lanka to decide on a work plan to help save the world’s mangroves.
The plan includes joint actions, projects and funding strategies for the short and medium term.
activity is part of the work carried out under the Commonwealth Blue
Charter – an agreement by all 53 Commonwealth countries to actively
co-operate to solve ocean-related challenges and meet global commitments
on sustainable ocean development...
The Ministry of Tourism & Aviation sponsored a Thank You
Reception for International Volunteers who have participated in
Hurricane Dorian Relief Efforts. Governor General His Excellency the
Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith and Minister of Tourism & Aviation the
Hon. Dionisio D'Aguilar welcomed the guests and conveyed appreciation on
Wednesday evening, October 16, 2019 at Government House.
Thank you, Mr. Speaker.
Scripture tells us in John, Chapter 13
Verse 35, New International Version, that, “By this everyone will know
that you are my disciples, if you love one another.”
Also, Mr. Speaker,
admonishes us in Matthew Chapter 25, Verses 35-40, New International
Version that, “35 For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I
was thirsty and you gave me something to drink...