The commander of U.S. Fleet Forces arrived in Nassau, Bahamas, June 13
for a visit to engage in bilateral meetings to reinforce the importance
of the strategic partnership between the U.S. and The Bahamas and the
two countries’ longstanding commitment toward mutual security, promoting
trade and cultural exchange.
Adm. Christopher W. Grady met with
U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Stephanie Bowers, Minister of National
Security Marvin Dames and Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) Commodore
Tellis Bethel. Grady also visited the RBDF Headquarters at Her Majesty’s
Bahamian Ship Coral Harbour Base...
Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor
General, received Ms. Lean Poitier in a courtesy call on the occasion of
her 100 birthday at Government House on Friday, June 14, 2019.
Over the past 5 months young entrepreneurs have been battling it out to
secure a place in the final of the Caribbean Entrepreneur Challenge
(CEC), a component of the Trade Enhancement for the Eastern Caribbean
(TEECA) project, hosted by the Martinique Chamber of Commerce and
Industry, the CTM, the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States and
supported by the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export),
with funding by the European Regional Development Fund through the
Today, major rehabilitation work will
begin on Runway 09/27 (soon to be Runway 10/28) and Taxiway India at
Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA). Nassau Airport
Development Company (NAD) has partnered with local firm Bahamas Hot Mix
to complete the capital project valued at just under $20 million
The rehabilitation exercise will result in required upgrades to asphalt,
extending the life of the runways at LPIA. Runway End Safety Areas
(RESAs) will also be added to reduce the risk of damage to aircraft...
Nineteen Warrant Officers, and Non-commissioned Officers from the Royal
Bahamas Defence Force are better equipped for future careers after
successfully completing a one-week Transitional Entrepreneurial Training
Held at the Bahamas Agricultural &
Industrial Corporation (BAIC) Training Center, the Senior Enlisted
participated in the program designed to assist them with transitioning
back into main stream society when they complete their final tour of
duty. All having served over 25 years...
Prime Minister Honourable Allen Michael Chastanet is currently attending
the Fourth Sitting of the OECS Assembly at the Parliament Building in
St. John’s, Antigua and Barbuda.
Today’s session will include
statements on the occasion of its accession to the Revised Treaty of
Basseterre by Guadeloupe and on the election of Saint Vincent and the
Grenadines to the United Nations Security Council...
Bahamas 3-day public forecast
This is the Bahamas 3 day public forecast for today and tonight Monday, 17th June, 2019
General situation: Mid to upper level troughing continues to generate unsettled weather mainly across the Northwest and Central
Special warnings: Mariners and residents should be
alert for the possibility of
waterspout or tornadic activity in the Northwest
The Ministry of Health wishes to advise members of the public,
clients and residents of the Flamingo Gardens Health District, that
effective Monday June
17th, 2019 all services provided by the Flamingo Gardens Clinic will be resumed.
public and residents of the Flamingo Gardens Clinic District, are
further advised that the hours of operation are 9am to 9pm...
Able Seaman Gharvis Sturrup proved to be the best all around athlete, as
he captured the prestigious Ironman Triathlon competition at the Royal
Bahamas Defence Force’s Annual Ironman Triathlon competition on May
Held at the Coral Harbour Base, the young rookie bested 8
other competitors in a grueling and fierce competition with an overall
time of 57 minutes, 15 seconds. Marine Seaman Troy Seymour followed a
close second with a time of 57 minutes...
The Democratic National Alliance (DNA) notes comments attributed to our
former leader, Mr. Branville McCartney reported in the Tribune Newspaper
(14th June 2019). As a former politician and private citizen, Mr.
McCartney is entitled to his personal opinions and lends his voice to
national issues from time to time. Additionally, as a former Cabinet
Minister with responsibility for Immigration, Mr. McCartney also has
some insights on this subject matter.
While it is apparent that
views espoused by Mr. McCartney do not constitute the official position
of the DNA, we wish to provide further clarity in this regard...