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USFF Commander Visits The Bahamas

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...

17th, June 2019, 03:00pm

Caribbean Entrepreneur Challenge

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 INTERREG Programme...

17th, June 2019, 11:00pm

Work Commences on LPIA Runway Rehabilitation

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 dollars. 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...

17th, June 2019, 10:50pm

Defence Force Personnel Complete Business Development Progam at BAIC

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 Workshop program. 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...

17th, June 2019, 10:26pm

Fourth Sitting of the OECS Assembly

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...

17th, June 2019, 09:20pm

Bahamas 3-Day Weather Forecast for Mon., June 17

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 Bahamas Special warnings: Mariners and residents should be alert for the possibility of waterspout or tornadic activity in the Northwest Bahamas…

17th, June 2019, 09:20pm

The Ministry of Health: Resumption of services at The Flamingo Gardens Clinic

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. The public and residents of the Flamingo Gardens Clinic District, are further advised that the hours of operation are 9am to 9pm...

17th, June 2019, 06:56pm

RBDF Hosts Ironman Triathlon Competition

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 31st. 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...

16th, June 2019, 06:36pm

DNA on Immigration Policy

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...

15th, June 2019, 06:00pm

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