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Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture congratulates successful CARIFTA Water Polo Teams

The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture takes this opportunity to congratulate the outstanding young men and women that represented the Commonwealth of the Bahamas at the Water Polo CARIFTA Games held in St. Michael, Barbados this past weekend.  Team Bahamas walked away from the 2019 CARIFTA Water Polo Games with three (3) Medals gold, silver and bronze.  The bronze medal was won by the Under – 19 Boys who skillfully executed their game plan to defeat the team from Trinidad and Tobago and we are very proud of them for their fine effort displayed at the Games...

21st, April 2019, 09:30pm

RBPF: Police involved shooting – firearm recovered on the island of Eleuthera

Police are investigating a shooting incident on the island of Eleuthera which resulted in an adult male being shot and a firearm recovered. According to reports, Officers, responded to reports of gunshots being fired in the area of a local night club in Lower Bogue, shortly after 3:00am, Sunday, 21st April, 2019. The responding officers discovered a male armed with a machine gun, discharging it...

21st, April 2019, 01:02pm

AML To Give Away 20,000+ Reusable Shopping Bags At 4th Annual ‘Bring Your Own Bag’ Drive

To commemorate Earth Day 2019, AML Foods Limited will be giving away more than 20,000 reusable shopping bags to customers at its 4th annual Bring Your Own Bag (BYOB) event. This Thursday, April 25th the company plans on distributing free canvas shopping bags at Solomon’s Super Center at Old Trail Rd, Solomon’s Yamacraw, Solomon’s Fresh Market Harbour Bay, Solomon’s Fresh Market Old Fort Bay and Cost Right in New Providence and Solomon’s Lucaya, Solomon’s Freeport and Cost Right in Grand Bahama...

21st, April 2019, 10:38pm

Shazam!- Movie review by Rouén Robinson

A teenage foster child is given the ability to become a superpowered adult by a dying wizard. As he revels in learning the limits of his new powers with the help of his foster brother, he must also learn what it takes to be a responsible superhero. If he is not able to live up to his heroic potential, he may lose his power to an evil that wants it for nefarious intentions. William ‘Billy’ Batson is an orphaned boy looking for his birth mother and is given the gift to become a grown up superhero being by saying the magic word, ‘Shazam!’ Frederick ‘Freddy’ Freeman is Billy’s new foster brother...

21st, April 2019, 10:29pm

Bahamas 3-Day Weather Forecast for Sat., April 20

Bahamas public forecast This is a public forecast for today and tonight Saturday 20th April 2019. General situation: Pre-frontal activity will produce unsettled weather across the Northwest and Central Bahamas as it moves Eastwards today followed by a cold front moving South-eastwards across the Northwest Bahamas this morning. Special warnings: Beachgoers should refrain from swimming and small craft operators should remain in port due to rough surf this morning...

20th, April 2019, 12:00pm

Defence Force continues search for missing man

The Royal Bahamas Defence Force is continuing its search for Mr. James Green, a boater who went missing after leaving Sandy Point, Abaco on April 16, 2019. Mr. Green, a resident of Sandy Point, was last seen on a 17-foot open hull boat.  An initial search was launched by members of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, Police, Bahamas Air Sea Search and Rescue Association (BASRA), the United States Coast Guard and local fishermen...

20th, April 2019, 11:00pm

Bahamas 3-Day Weather Forecast for Fri., April 19

This is the Bahamas 3-day public forecast for today and tonight Monday 15th April 2019. General situation: A South-eastward moving cold front along with its pre-frontal activity will affect the extreme Northwest Bahamas this morning and the rest of the Northwest Bahamas by late afternoon. Meanwhile a ridge of high pressure over the area will start to slowly shift South and Eastward. Special warnings: Beachgoers and boaters should be alert for rough surf and dangerous rip currents especially along East coast beaches in the Southeast Bahamas this morning...

19th, April 2019, 11:00pm

RBPF Nassau: Police investigates shooting incident and armed robberies - Illegal firearm recovered

Police investigates shooting incident: Police on New Providence are investigating a shooting incident, Thursday, 18th April, 2019 which has left an adult male in hospital... Police investigates armed robberies: Police on New Providence are seeking assistance in identifying and locating the persons responsible for several recent armed robberies... Illegal firearm recovered – 2 males in custody: Police have taken two men into custody, Friday, 19th April, 2019 after they were found in possession of an illegal firearm and ammunition... 

19th, April 2019, 08:15pm

HGTV Seeking Expat Buyers in Nassau and Exuma

Have you realized that it is possible and more affordable than you expected to own and enjoy a piece of island living? Want to help showcase the idyllic paradise, vibrant culture, and laid back, friendly lifestyle that is The Bahamas? We want to hear from you! In particular, expats who have recently purchased or are in escrow in Nassau,  New Providence, or Exuma. We are casting married/partnered couples, parents/children, siblings or friends from the U.S.A. Canada, England, Australia New Zealand and more!   Please send an email to casting@enterthepicture.com

18th, April 2019, 06:44pm

Campbell leads Bahamas’ contingent to 48th CARIFTA Games

Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell led The Bahamas’ contingent to the 48th Caribbean Free Trade Association’s (CARIFTA) Games, Thursday, full of optimism that the team will perform at its optimum level.  Minister Campbell is pinch-hitting for Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, the Hon. Lanisha Rolle who was scheduled to address the Caribbean High School Championships, Thursday, at the Kendal G.L. Isaacs National Gymnasium...

18th, April 2019, 04:00pm
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