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Ministry of Foreign Affairs New Recruits visits Royal Bahamas Defence Force, Coral Harbour Base

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs new recruits visited HMBS coral Harbour as part of the Ministry’s Induction Training Programme on Thursday, 22 August 2019. The 13 new recruits were hosted to a presentation by Commander Defence Force, Commodore Tellis Bethel on the history, role, functions and operations of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force in safeguarding The Bahamas...

23rd, August 2019, 12:33pm

Citi Retains Top Honor The World’s Best Corporate/Institutional Digital Banks in Latin America 2019

Citi has been recognized by Global Finance magazine in the First Round of the “World’s Best Digital Corporate/Institutional Banks in Latin America 2019” competition, with ten regional sub-category awards and nineteen country awards. Citi received a total of ten awards in the regional sub-categories of “Best Corporate/Institutional Digital Banks” including “Best Investment Management Services,” “Best Online Cash Management...

23rd, August 2019, 12:00pm

Dermal Distributions Provides Scholarship & Mentorship for BTVI Students

Dermal Distributions has provided Esthetics scholarships to two students to study at the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI). The scholarship will cover application fees, tuition, uniform, books, tools, a Dermalogica product kit and mentorship throughout the program. The recipients are Dereka Bain and Chandira Wright. With this scholarship, Dermal Distributions Chief Executive Officer and President, Sarah Beek, hopes to raise the quality of estheticians and massage therapists in The Bahamas.

23rd, August 2019, 10:42pm

Make your Friday Night Sizzle at Portobellos

Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - Kick-start your weekend by joining us at Portobellos for a buffet every Friday night for authentic island  flavors and classic Bahamian cuisine. Choose from our extensive menu selections while enjoying live entertainment at Grand Lucayan’s Friday Night Buffet. Every Friday from 6pm-10pm | Contact 242-373-1333 for further information...

23rd, August 2019, 06:45pm

University of The Bahamas announces appointment of Ombudsman

University of The Bahamas announces the appointment of Ms. Marisa Mason-Smith as the first Ombudsman for the institution and in The Bahamas.  In this role, Ms. Mason-Smith will, through consulting, mediation and negotiation, provide impartial, neutral, and confidential third party assistance to students, faculty, staff and administrators seeking dispute resolution. Reporting to the Board of Trustees, Ms. Mason-Smith will formulate...

22nd, August 2019, 09:20pm

Male Desk Hosts Dialogue on ‘Responsible Fatherhood’

Officials at the Male Desk, Department of Gender and Family Affairs, Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development, hosted men from various organizations that facilitate male-oriented programmes across New Providence to an inaugural dialogue on “Responsible Fatherhood” at the Ministry’s headquarters, Aventura Plaza. Held on Tuesday (August 20), the dialogue followed on the heels of a call made by Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell, for men and men’s groups across The Bahamas to take a more proactive role in mentoring the nation’s youth...

22nd, August 2019, 08:00pm

PMH reduced to emergencies only after industrial action by The BDU

The Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) regrets to advise members of the public that the recent industrial action taken by members  of  the Bahamas Doctors Union (BDU) has resulted in services being reduced to emergencies only at  the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH), Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre (SRC), Rand Memorial Hospital and the Grand Bahama Community Clinics. The Authority deeply regrets the impact of this action on the provision of care to the Bahamian people...

22nd, August 2019, 06:55pm

International Guests of the New Day Tabernacle Convention welcomed at Government House

His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith, Governor General (centre), welcomed Bishop Wilshire Smith (right to the Governor General) of Reaping Faith Ministries Inc., and international guests of the New Day Tabernacle Convention in a courtesy call at Government House on Thursday, August 22, 2019.  (BIS Photo/Derek Smith)...

22nd, August 2019, 03:05pm

Tobago Trekkers Win Investment at the Animation Accelerator Pitch Competition

Eight teams of Caribbean animators and gaming practitioners pitched their animation concepts to international content buyers on the final day of the Animation and Gaming Accelerator training.  The E-IDCOT Tobago Project with their Tobago Trekkers game won the top prize of $10,000 USD provided by the Caribbean Development Bank via the Cultural Industries Innovative Fund (CIIF).  Caribbean animation content has now been positioned to secure 200 hours of Caribbean content to be shown on US networks...

22nd, August 2019, 10:50pm

RBPF Nassau: Police investigating shooting incident that has left an adult male dead

Police on New Providence are investigating a shooting incident, Wednesday 21st August, 2019 which has left an adult male dead. According to reports, shortly before 10:00pm, a group of men were sitting on the stairway of an apartment complex at Martin Close off Cowpen Road, when they were approached by a man armed with a firearm, who opened fire in their direction injuring one of them, before running away...

22nd, August 2019, 10:05pm

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