- Scotiabank Bahamas Awards outstanding Debate Students
- Ministry of Health gets an estimated $300m in Budget for Health Care
- Social Services Receives Largest Allocation of Funds for Social Assistance to Date
- Mrs. Lonnie Rolle, Sworn In as Deputy to the Governor General
- The Government announces a centralized collection centre for documents requested on MyGateway
- GBUC enters next phase of $5 million Reverse Osmosis water facility
- Office of the Governor General: The Governor-General vacation leave
- Minister Dionisio D'Aguilar - Budget Communication
- Crystal Cruises announces local partnerships for Luxury Bahamas Escapes Voyages
- Small Business, Big Impact – SAA Celebrates 10th Anniversary
- Extension of SERZ order to allow for August Shipments
- Austria's Ambassador-Designate Presented Letters of Credence to the Governor General
- High Commissioner-Designate of Sri Lanka presented Letters of Credence to the Governor General
- Bahamas Financial Services Sector fared well during COVID-19
- Ambassador-Designate of Austria calls on Minister Henfield
- Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and Immigration, Elsworth Johnson - Budget Communication
- Mr. Neil Brathwaite Sworn in as Justice of the Supreme Court
- No fire at NPEP, media reports circulating are false
- 6am News Item on Tropical Storm Bill
- National Flag Presentation to the Family of Late Former Senator Audley Hanna
- Hurricane Dorian brought opportunities and a renewed focus to The Grand Bahama Children’s Home
- NACAC Executives pay courtesy call at the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture
- LPIA reveals new summer 2021 operations plan, shares Important travel tips for passengers
- News Item on Tropical Depression number two
- Minister Iram Lewis on Bahamian Heritage Weekend
- PMH Nurses Presents Nurses Month Food Bank to The Ranfurly Home for Children
- Update to RBDF coordinated Search and Rescue Mission for Missing Boaters
- Africa in My Skin by Dominican Republic poet Rafael Nino Féliz, published as trilingual edition
- Prime Minister Minnis welcomes back Royal Caribbean International cruise lines to The Bahamas
- Father's Day menu and activities at Grand Lucayan
- PMH strengthens Patient Relations Department
- World Day Against Child Labour
- Mr. Paul Nicklin pays a Courtesy call at the Office of the Spouse of the Prime Minister
- Pandemic is pushing Latin America and the Caribbean more off track in ending child labour
- Young Bahamian Sailors Compete in the North American Championships
- Pelican Bay launches Swim Well Summer Safety Program
- Budget Debate Contribution by Minister of National Security Marvin Dames
- Travel restrictions from Haiti to The Bahamas extended
- CDEMA and CDB partner to enhance Emergency Data Collection Capacity in the Caribbean
- CIBC Donation of $100,000 to the Vaccination Programme
- Debate series bucks tradition in midst of calls for change in political culture
- New IDB Publication on Best Practices In Post Disaster Reconstruction in The Bahamas
- Minister Iram Lewis - Contribution to the Budget Debate
- Passport services enhanced during the past year
- DNA on shanty town demolition court order
- International Award Help Young People Grow During A Pandemic
- Bahamas Government Strategically Managing Development of Cascarilla Industry
- 2021 Islands Of The Bahamas Official Hurricane Shelters
- PHA Launches Patient Registration Training Program
- Lie-in-State and Funeral Ceremonies for the Late Mr. Audley Hanna, Former Senator
- RBDF Entry 48 Woman Entry 18 celebrate Anniversary with community service
- CROSQ Supporting the Sustainable Development Goals through Accreditation
- RBDF Personnel successfully complete Defensive Driving Course
- 100-Point Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 arrives in The Bahamas
- PAHO urges countries to prepare for “dual threat” of hurricane season and COVID-19
- New updates to Emergency Orders for Andros and Cat Island
- Minister Lloyd on career path for teachers
- PIMS Interns Dive into World Oceans Day
In May, the Ministry of Education held its annual Northern New
Providence Secondary District (NNPSD) awards ceremony for its schools
debate competition, where some of the country’s finest students from
three schools, namely, C.C. Sweeting Senior High, C.I. Gibson Senior
High and C.R. Walker Senior High were awarded prizes for their efforts.
through its Wealth Management arm, was the main sponsor for this year’s
debate series and donated five thousand dollars ($5,000) to make the
The Ministry of Health has been allocated the sum of $297,081,014
in the 2021-22 Budget in order to carry out its planned phased upgrade
to health care facilities around the country.
was revealed by the Minister of Health the Hon Renward Wells during his
contribution to the Budget Debate in the House of Assembly on Thursday,
June 17, 2021.
Minister Wells noted that over the past two years, The Bahamas faced Hurricane Dorian and the COVID-19...
The more than $80 million that has been allocated to the Ministry of
Social Services and Urban Development in the2021-2022 Budget will
account for the largest allocation of funds for the provision of social
assistance in the history of The Bahamas, Minister of Social Services
and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell told Parliament
Wednesday. He said this was in comparison to post-Hurricane Matthew when
the budget was decreased by $3 million.
Minister Campbell said
the allocation will allow the Ministry to continue to provide the
Mrs. Lonnie Rolle of Gregory Town, Eleuthera, was sworn in as Deputy to
the Governor General by the Hon. Sir Brian Moree, Kt., QC, Chief Justice
of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, at the Office of the Governor
General, One Montague Place on Wednesday, June 16, 2021.
As part of its ongoing digital transformation initiatives, the
Government of The Bahamas has announced the opening of the Centralized
Collection Centre, a centralized location for the collection of
government documents requested via the MyGateway portal. The
establishment of the Centralized Collection Centre is part of the
Government’s $30 million investment in digital transformation and
related to the launch of MyGateway.gov.bs...
The Grand Bahama Utility Company (GBUC) is pleased to provide an update
on the development of its new three-million-gallon Reverse Osmosis (RO)
plant and the return of full potability to customers across Grand
Development of the $5 million facility has entered the
next phase with the arrival of the initial RO units and back up
generation, and with completion of the RO columns and generator pads.
Since construction began in January 2021...
The Office of The Governor-General wishes to advise that Their
Excellencies The Most Honourable Sir Cornelius A. Smith, O.N., GCMG, and
Lady Smith departed The Bahamas for Florida shortly before mid-day on
Wednesday, 16th June 2021.
is on vacation leave and scheduled to return to The Bahamas on
Saturday, 3rd July 2021. Mrs. Lonnie Rolle will act as Deputy to the
Governor-General during his absence...
See Enclosed Budget
Communication by Minister of Tourism and Aviation the Hon. Dionisio
D'Aguilar, in the House of Assembly, June 15, 2021:
I rise on behalf of the great and wonderful and resilient people of Freetown.
Mr. Speaker it has been truly a delight and indeed an honour to serve as the Member of Parliament for Freetown.
have accomplished a lot but there is still a heck of a lot more work to
do within the constituency. There is no doubt that COVID has thrown us
Today, Crystal Cruises announced it has partnered with over 30 local
Bahamian operators who will work alongside Crystal to offer a local
experience to guests on its Luxury Bahamas Escapes voyages. The voyages
will depart from Nassau beginning July 3, 2021, and Bimini starting on
July 4, 2021, and will directly contribute to the regional effort of
reinvigorating tourism in The Bahamas bringing an influx of much-needed
capital into the economy...
"Although Grand Bahama has faced major economic challenges in recent
years, investor confidence remains steady in Freeport. In fact, we
continue to see a consistent increase in the number of persons looking
to start businesses, especially in the micro and small business
sectors," stated Jamal Sweeting, Founder and CEO of Sweeting
Administrative Advisors (SAA) a pioneer in the virtual and shared office
environment since 2009.
"With the many challenges such as
hurricanes, the COVID-19 pandemic, layoffs and other such hurdles to
The Ministry of Finance advises the public that the Government has
agreed to amend the Special Economic Recovery Zone (SERZ) order to allow
for the tax-free provision for eligible vehicles landed in the
designated SERZ areas before August 31st, 2021.
the current SERZ order, this would apply only to eligible vehicles that
were purchased by May 1st, 2021...
Ambassador-Designate of the Republic of Austria to the Commonwealth of
The Bahamas, His Excellency Martin Weiss (left) presented Letters of
Credence to Governor General His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Cornelius
A. Smith at the Office of the Governor General, June 15, 2021. '
High Commissioner-Designate of Sri Lanka to the Commonwealth of The
Bahamas, His Excellency Peter Mohan Maithri Pieris presented Letters of
Credence to Governor General His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Cornelius
A. Smith, in a virtual ceremony, pictured at the Office of the Governor
General, June 15, 2021.
(BIS Photos/Letisha Henderson)...
The Bahamas Financial Services Sector is “open for business,” as
the country continues to fight against the COVID-19 Pandemic, said the
Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and Immigration,
the Hon. Elsworth Johnson.
Making his contribution
to the 2021/2022 Budget Debate recently in the House of Assembly, Mr.
Johnson outlined his ministry’s agenda for the ensuing fiscal year and
His Excellency Martin Weiss, Ambassador-Designate of Austria to The
Bahamas (left) paid a courtesy call on Minister of Foreign Affairs the
Hon. Darren Henfield, June 15, 2021 at the Ministry's offices.
The Budget Communication by Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and Immigration, the Hon. Elsworth Johnson in the House of Assembly, June 10, 2021:
BEFORE I BEGIN MY
CONTRIBUTION TO THE 2021/2022 BUDGET DEBATE, I WOULD FIRST LIKE TO THANK
GOD FOR THE COUNTLESS BLESSINGS THAT HE HAS BESTOWED UPON ME AND MY
Governor General His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Cornelius A. Smith
administered the Oath of Allegiance and Judicial Oath taken by the Hon.
Mr. Justice Neil Brathwaite during a Swearing-In Ceremony at the Office
of the Governor General, Monday, June 14, 2021.
At approximately 9:00 pm on Monday, January 14, incorrect news reports
circulated stating that a fire had erupted at the New Providence Ecology
Park (NPEP). These reports are false; there was no fire at NPEP. The
blaze is isolated to Larry's scrap metal yard, located opposite a
portion of NPEP's facilities.
The Royal Bahamas Police Force Fire Services Department quickly responded to contain and control the fire...
NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL STORM BILL ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF
METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE AT 6 AM EDT, TUESDAY 15THJUNE 2021.
...BILL STRENGTHENS A LITTLE MORE...
...EXPECTED TO BE A SHORT-LIVED TROPICAL STORM...
The National Flag was presented to the family of the late former
Senator, Mr. Audley Hanna on Friday by Senator the Hon. Carl Bethel,
Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, in Parliament Square.
(BIS Photos/Ulric Woodside)
Like the 40 young residents for which it provides refuge, the Grand
Bahama Children’s Home finds itself better equipped as it leaves behind
Hurricane Dorian’s struggles in its rearview mirror.
every tragedy and bout of destruction comes an opportunity for something
new and wonderful. Our rebuilding after Dorian certainly bears this
out. Our facilities are more efficient and we all can appreciate what
working in a new space feels like,” said Lesley Davies-Baptista, a board
member and spokesperson for the home...
North American, Central American, and Caribbean Athletic Association
(NACAC) executives represented by President Mike Sands and General
Secretary Keith Joseph (St. Vincent & Grenadines) paid a courtesy
call on the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture, June 10, 2021.
Topics discussed included heightening and enhancing the presence of
NACAC in The Bahamas, expanding relations with the Ministry among other
things. Pictured from left: Permanent Secretary Eugene Poitier; NACAC
General Secretary Keith Joseph; Minister of Youth...
In an effort to mitigate the impact of growing
passenger traffic and COVID-19 protocols, key stakeholders at Lynden
Pindling International Airport (LPIA) have finalized plans to ensure
that passengers can be safely and efficiently processed through the
airport during what promises to be a busy upcoming summer travel season.
Nassau has been selected as a homeport for two cruise
lines beginning this month. Following the first 7-day cruise,
approximately 900 passengers will be departing Nassau for the United
States on Saturday, June 19th, 2021...
THIS IS A NEWS ITEM ON NEWLY FORMED TROPICAL DEPRESSION NUMBER TWO
ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE AT 12 PM
EDT, MONDAY 14TH JUNE 2021.
…TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORMS OFFSHORE OF NORTH CAROLINA AND HEADING AWAY FROM THE UNITED STATES...
As Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, I attended the Bahamian
Heritage Weekend as well as the Miami Marlins baseball game against the
I felt it important that the Government of The
Bahamas and I, myself, as the Minister with responsibility for Sports,
have a presence there particularly since our very own 23-year-old
Jasrado “Jazz” Chisholm, Jr., shortstop for the Miami Marlins, was being
recognized and celebrated at that historic Bahamian heritage night.
Senior Nurses at the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) recently donated
to the Ranfurly Home for Children in honour of National Nurses Month
held in May. The nurses who hail from the executive a food bank of
collected can goods and toiletries. Accepting the donation on behalf of
the Ranfurly Home was the Director Mr. XOXO Bethel. The Ranfurly Home
seeks to ensure quality care of our children, and to ensure they feel
comfortable and develop a sense of self-worth in a place that they can
call their home...
The search and rescue mission undertaken by members of the Royal Bahamas
Defence Force Search and Rescue Unit, the Royal Bahamas Police Marine
Division, BASRA, Unites States Air Force, and United States Coast Guard,
for five (5) individuals who are unaccounted for after their vessel
capsized in waters in off Grand Bahama has since been suspended.
capsizing in waters near Memory Rock off west End Grand Bahama on
Thursday 10th June 2021, nine (9) Haitian Nationals were rescued early
África en mi piel / Africa in My Skin / L’Afrique dans la peau by
Rafael Nino Féliz has just been published here by House of Nehesi
The title of the book, its
cover design images, coupled with the nature of the poems as a
travelogue, may border on the provocative in the poet’s homeland, said
Lasana M. Sekou, HNP’s projects director. Féliz is a Dominican Republic
poet who has served as Vice-Chancellor of the Autonomous University of
Santo Domingo (UASD)...
Prime Minister Minnis welcomes back Royal Caribbean International cruise
lines to The Bahamas Adventure of the Seas homeporting offers ‘best of
Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis on
Saturday welcomed back Royal Caribbean International to The Bahamas
after a year’s long shutdown of the cruise industry due to the COVID-19
Make this Father’s Day the very best ever at Grand Lucayan. Choose from
Churchill’s or Portobellos fine dining restaurants which will be serving
3-course meals featuring an Appetizer, an Entree & and Dessert
guaranteed to satisfy everyone in your party. All guests will experience
Family-style Table side buffet personalized table along with Unlimited
Mimosas. There’ll also be Live entertainment, a photographer and other
Treats & Surprises! Special Staycation Room Packages start at just $99 per night. For reservations call 373-1333
The Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) has implemented a training program
aimed at strengthening its Patient Relations Department. As part of the
Urgent and Emergency Care Project, a workshop for patient
representatives and case managers was held from April 12th through April
The objective of the workshop was to strengthen
the skills of the Patient Representative, giving them the tools
necessary to enhance their skills and perform their roles more
On June 12, 2021 the International Labour Organization will celebrate
World Day Against Child Labour. The international community has planned a
week of activities beginning June 10, 2021 aimed to create an awareness
surrounding the plight of millions of children that are engaged in
child labour and the worst forms of child labour in the world.
labour has decreased by 38% in the last decade however the ILO has
confirmed that over 152 million children are still engaged in child
Mr. Paul Nicklin, spouse of US Charge d'Affaires, a.i., Usha E. Pitts,
paid a courtesy call on Mrs. Patricia Minnis (second right), wife of
Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis, at the Office of the
Spouse of the Prime Minister on Thursday, June 10, 2021. Mrs. Minnis is
pictured during a gift exchange presenting Mr. Nicklin with a book
written by former Governor General, Dame Ivy Dumont. Also pictured at
the courtesy call, in the group photo, are Ann Higgins (left),
Assistant/Project Manager, Office of the Spouse of the Prime Minister...
A new report by ILO and UNICEF highlights the continued progress in
the fight against child labour in the region in recent years, but given
the current context of the COVID-19 crisis, both organizations call for
immediate measures to avoid a greater setback...
Thirteen young Team Bahamas sailors returned to The Bahamas after
competing in the 2021 Optimist North American Sailing Championships
(OptiNAMs) in Nuevo Vallarta, on the Pacific coast of Mexico last week.
two days of qualifying races, Team Bahamas had two sailors reach the
prestigious Gold Fleet- Craig Ferguson (age 13), who placed 25th
This year, the S in summer will also stand for safety thanks to a
new initiative launched by the Pelican Bay Hotel on Grand Bahama Island.
After two years of navigating life in a pandemic, Bahamians across the
country are preparing to indulge in the abundance of sun, sand, and sea.
The management at Grand Bahama Island’s happiest hotel has set out to
make sure that visits to the beach and to the pool are a little safer
for staff members and their children.
our employees haven't had the best year during Covid due to lockdowns
and restrictions” explained General Manager Magnus Alnebeck.
See enclosed remarks by Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin Dames in his House of Assembly Budget Debate Contribution, June 9, 2021:
I deem it an absolute privilege to confidently rise in
this Honourable House as I make my contribution to the 2021/2022 Budget
A strong family structure is very
important, if not, the most important factor in the life of a successful
politician. Having somewhere to go and call home is essential...
In accordance with the Emergency Powers (COVID 19 Pandemic) (Management
and Recovery) (Amendment) (No. 4) Order, 2021, the entry into The
Bahamas of any vessel or person, who has departed from Haiti, whether by
direct transport routes or by transiting through another country, by
air or sea, is prohibited until the 11th of July 2021.
the Emergency Powers (COVID 19 Pandemic) (Management and Recovery)
(Amendment) (No. 4) Order, 2021 please visit opm.gov.bs...
The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) Regional
Training Centre and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) collaborated to
host a webinar on the application of KoBoToolbox, a data collection and
management tool widely used in humanitarian emergencies. The virtual
event was held on June 9th, 2021 and chaired by Richardo Aiken, CDB
Community Development Specialist, with a total of 220 persons from CDEMA
Participating States, CDB Borrowing Member Countries (BMCs), and Canada
The Ministry of Health is pleased to inform the general public that the
Minister of Health, the Honourable Renward R. Wells, M.P., received a
donation of $100,000, today, Thursday 10th June, 2021, from CIBC First
Caribbean. The gift came through the charitable arm of the First
Caribbean International ComTrust Foundation.
in the meeting from CIBC First Caribbean were Dr. Jacqui Bend, Managing
Director, The Bahamas & Turks and Caicos Island; Ms. Nikia
Last month political novices shared a stage and debated issues that
elevated the youth voice. Last week, what many saw as senior contenders
were in the spotlight debating two of the most extraordinary threats of
our time – COVID-19 and climate change. Though relatively new in this
Bahamian context, political debates are necessary to a maturing
democracy and political culture, according to a senior academic and
Associate Professor of History at University of The
Bahamas Dr. Christopher Curry, co-chair of the debate series planning
The Inter-American Development Bank has highlighted global
experiences following natural disasters in a publication on best
practices in post disaster reconstruction in The Bahamas...
See enclosed Contribution to the Budget Debate by Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Iram Lewis, June 9, 2021 in the House of Assembly:
As I rise to make my contribution to the Budget
Debate 2021-2022, as the Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, I would
like to encourage all those young people who are embarking on
examinations this week. We have all been through challenging times
forcing our students and teachers...
Passport services in the country continued to expand despite
challenges imposed by Covid-19 pandemic. During his contribution to the
budget debate, June 7, Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Darren
Henfield said that work continued despite pandemic and subsequent
“Despite the challenges with office
closure and rotation of staff, the Passport Office, its sub-offices and
the Bahamas Consulate offices maintained operations and issued passports
throughout the 2020/21 fiscal period,” said Minister Henfield...
The Democratic National Alliance (DNA) notes the recent ruling by a
Supreme Court judge which halted the ongoing demolition of shanty town
structures and the response by Cabinet Ministers to this decision.
Members of the Executive arm of government have come out to condemn the
action of the Judiciary in the face of public outrage.
separation of powers in theory and in practice are important tenets of
our system of government. While many Bahamians disagree with the ruling...
Officials may never quantify the exact loss of teaching and learning
during the coronavirus pandemic, but even if progress stalled
temporarily in the classroom, over 100 participants in the Governor
General’s Youth Award (GGYA) surged forward to celebrate an
internationally recognized achievement – one, which for many, represents
the gold standard in non-formal education.
The Duke of
Edinburgh's International Award, which the GGYA delivers, challenges
young people to discover their purpose, passion and place in the world...
The Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources the Hon. Michael
Pintard explained that the Ministry has empowered the Executing Agency,
Bahamas Agriculture and Industrial Corporation (BAIC) to strategically
manage the Industrialization of Cascarilla in The Bahamas.
has been working tirelessly with the support of its collaborative
partners – Department of Forestry, Department of Cooperatives, the
Bahamas Environment, Science & Technology (BEST) Commission, the
Bahamas Development Bank...
See enclosed 2021 Islands Of The Bahamas Official Hurricane Shelters:
1. Central Abaco Primary School
2. Friendship Tabernacle
Twenty six participants from the institutions of the Public Hospitals
Authority and the Ministry of Health began a four (4) day Patient
Registration Training Program Tuesday June 8th, 2021 at the PHA
Corporate Training Centre. The program was launched as part of the
Ministry of Health’s Urgent & Emergency Care Project, the objective
of which is to enhance Urgent and Emergency services at public
facilities in New Providence. As a part of enhancing the ability of the
Princess Margaret Hospital Emergency Department to respond to critical
The Cabinet Office has announced that the body of the late Mr. Audley
Hanna, former Senator, will lie-in-state on Friday, 11th June, 2021, in
the foyer of the Senate from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Viewing by the
general public will be held from 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m.
State-Recognized Funeral for Mr. Hanna will be held on Saturday, 12th
June, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. at The New Redeemed Tabernacle Church of God
Headquarters, (RBDF): Members of the Royal Bahamas Defence
Force Entry 48 & Woman Entry 18 recently observed ten years of
service, and decided the best way to celebrate their milestone was to
give back to individuals within the community on Monday, June 7, 2021.
line with the Commander Defence Force, Commodore Dr. Raymond King’s
strategic objective of strengthening relationships with stakeholders and
frameworks, like the Caribbean Cooperation for Accreditation that links
the services of quality professionals with the businesses that really
need their assistance to become accredited or certified, can go a long
way toward achieving aspects of sustainability in CARICOM
is the view of Technical Officer, Accreditation and Conformity
Assessment with the CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards &
Quality (CROSQ), Mr. Stephen Farquharson...
As the Royal Bahamas Defence Force continues to enforce the
Commander Defence Force, Commodore Dr. Raymond King’s strategic intent
to enhance responsiveness to the security environment nationally and
regionally, members of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) completed a
Defensive Driving Course on June 2, 2021.
brief awards ceremony held at the Police Training College School of
Specialist Training, University Drive, seven Marines from the RBDF
Commando Squadron Department were awarded certificates for their
continued dedication in assisting with the Emergency Orders...
‘Extraordinary!’ sums up an evening under the stars at a recent
unveiling of award-winning Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon vintages 2016,
2017 and 2018 at a vertical wine tasting held at Graycliff. Each
vintage was paired with a new menu of high-quality lamb and beef dishes
chosen by hotelier Enrico Garzaroli.
New to The Bahamas, this
luxury line from Viña Don Melchor, delighted the guests whose sentiments
echoed those of James Suckling, considered one of the most influential
wine critics in the world. Suckling awarded Don Melchor 2018...
(PAHO) Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director Carissa F.
Etienne today called on national and local authorities in countries at
risk for hurricanes to prepare for the 2021 hurricane season. She warned
that COVID-19 and the potential devastation of high winds and flooding
make preparation even more critical than usual...
The daily curfew for South Andros and the Berry Islands has been moved
to 10pm to 5am, in accordance with the Emergency Powers (COVID 19
Pandemic) (Management and Recovery) (Amendment) (No. 3) Order, 2021.
Amended Order, effective immediately, also permits businesses on South
Andros and the Berry Islands to operate between the hours of 6am and
Minister of Education the Hon. Jeffrey Lloyd has announced that
public school teachers with outstanding performance records who have
been teaching for ten years or more will have the opportunity to apply
for the posts of Senior and Master Teacher.
Lloyd addressed the “Career Path for Teachers” in his contribution on
the 2021/2022 Budget to the House of Assembly on June 2...
Launching their careers against the backdrop of World Oceans Day, a few
young marine scientists are getting their feet wet, teaming up with a
prominent research organization to conduct coral reef research and
restoration around The Bahamas.
The Perry Institute for Marine
Science (PIMS) conducts conservation, education, and citizen science
programs locally and throughout the Caribbean in partnership with
governments, international NGOs, and local organizations...
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