Restaurants on islands previously prohibited from offering indoor dining may now offer indoor dining to patrons who have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 in accordance with the recently released Emergency Powers (COVID 19 Pandemic) (Management and ...
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New Emergency Order outlines changes to indoor dining and travel requirements for fully vaccinated and more...

New Emergency Order outlines changes to indoor dining and travel requirements for fully vaccinated


Restaurants on islands previously prohibited from offering indoor dining may now offer indoor dining to patrons who have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 in accordance with the recently released Emergency Powers (COVID 19 Pandemic) (Management and Recovery) Order, 2021.

This applies to New Providence and Abaco.

Patrons must provide documentary proof of vaccination. All patrons and employees must continue to adhere to COVID-19 protocols...
   
 


Bahamas-Brazil discussions on Disaster Preparedness


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His Excellency Claudio Raja Gabaglia Lins, Ambassador of the Federative Republic of Brazil to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, paid a courtesy call on the Hon. Pakesia Parker-Edgecombe, Minister of State for the Ministry of Disaster Preparedness, Management and Reconstruction on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at the Ministry's offices.  Talks focused on disaster preparedness and ways both countries can mutually benefit in mitigation efforts...
   
 


Bahamas Press Club deeply saddened By death of Sir Charles Carter


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The Bahamas Press Club today is deeply saddened by the passing of a noted Bahamian son, Sir Edward Charles Carter, KCMG. He was 78.

Sir Charles’ career ran the gamut from a radio announcer and television personality to the House of Parliament, and the Cabinet to newspaper publisher, and radio station owner.

Sir Charles, as he was affectionately called, was a pioneer in the early 1960s with the Young Bahamians radio programme on ZNS. He rose through the ranks of the Broadcasting Corporation of The Bahamas...
   
 


Courtesy call by His Excellency Rodolfo Sabonge of the Association of Caribbean States to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs


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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas is pleased to inform the general public that His Excellency Rodolfo Sabonge, Secretary General (SG) of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) made a courtesy call 13 May 2021 on High Commissioner (HC) Reuben Rahming, The Bahamas High Commissioner to CARICOM, ACS and Caribbean countries.

SG Sabonge, a national of Panama, was elected on 1 November 2020, replacing H.E. June Soomer of St. Lucia...
   
 


Help Desks at COVID-19 Vaccination Centers to assist with second dose appointments


A Help Desk has been set up at each Vaccination Center to assist persons having difficulty making an appointment to receive the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine through vax.gov.bs.

However, before visiting a Vaccination Center you should try the following steps to attempt to correct the issue...

   
 


Brazil's Ambassador makes courtesy call on Minister Dames


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Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin Dames is pictured during a courtesy call at his Ministry with Resident Ambassador of the Federative Republic of Brazil to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas His Excellency Claudio Lins (left), on May 13, 2021.  Also present from his Ministry were Acting Permanent Secretary Cheryl Darville; Dr. Jennifer Bethel of the Research and Development Unit; and police liaison ASP Lethera Sweeting. 

(BIS Photos / Eric Rose)...
   
 


RBDF Officers celebrating 25 Years pay courtesy call on the Governor General


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The Royal Bahamas Defence Force Entry 31 and Woman Entry 5 celebrating 25 years called upon Governor General His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Cornelius A. Smith at the Office of the Governor General on Thursday, May 13, 2021. 

(BIS Photo/Letisha Henderson)...
   
 


Ambassador of Brazil paid a courtesy call on Deputy Prime Minister Bannister


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Ambassador of the Federative Republic of Brazil His Excellency Claudio Lins (left) paid a courtesy call on Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Works the Hon. Desmond Bannister, May 13, 2021 at the Ministry's offices. 

(BIS Photo/Kristaan Ingraham)...
   
 


Lucayas Bank Executive Team paid courtesy call on the Prime Minister


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Mrs. Faye Mythen (second left), Adviser to Lucayas Bank (formerly Private Investment Bank Limited) and the Executive Team paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert A. Minnis (centre), May 10, 2021 at the Office of the Prime Minister.  Mrs. Mythen was Accompanied by Edward Lynch, Vice-Chairman of Lucayas Bank, Senator Janet “Lisa” Bostwick-Dean, Director of Lucayas Bank/Legal Counsel; John H. Bostwick II, Director of Old Church Financial Investments Limited/Legal Counsel; and PS David Davis along with Mr. Nathaniel Beneby of the Office of the Prime Minister.  (BIS Photos/Yontalay Bowe)
   
 


Ambassador of Brazil pays courtesy call on Minister D'Aguilar


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Ambassador of the Federative Republic of Brazil to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas HE Claudio Lins paid a courtesy call on Minister of Tourism and Aviation the Hon. Dionisio D'Aguilar, May 12, 2021 at the Ministry's offices. 

(BIS Photo\Kemuel Stubbs)...

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Bahamas Development Bank looks at the potential and offers grants for training


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The recent Blue Economy Think Tank hosted by the Strategic Development and Initiatives Unit of The Bahamas Development Bank attracted over 340 registered participants and 20 panelists from The Bahamas and abroad, who examined ways in which Bahamians can benefit from sustainable use of the country’s vast ocean resources.

The event’s over-arching theme was, ‘From Small Island State...
   
 


RBDF's Entry 41 and Woman Entry 13 gives back to Community


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As the Royal Bahamas Defence Force continues to enforce the Commander Defence Force, Commodore Raymond King’s strategic objective of strengthening relationships with stakeholders and the community at large as a socially corporate citizen, the members of RBDF Entry 41 Woman Entry 13 recently donated grocery items to the Urban Renewal Center, St. James Road.

In commemoration of celebrating 16 years of service to the country the combined male, and female squad decided that it was only fitting that they do a charitable project in an inner-city community...
   
 


$240,000 Gift to St Andrew’s International School


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St Andrew’s International School is pleased to announce a generous donation from Mr. Ian D. Fair and daughters Nicole, Sasha, and Kelly Fair in memory of their beloved wife and mother Sylvia Fair. In memory of Mrs. Sylvia Fair, the family has committed to a $240,000 donation to create the Sylvia Fair Scholarship Fund. The scholarship will support three qualified government school academic students throughout grades 9-12: one student from Long Island, one student from Abaco, and one student from Nassau each year... 
   
 


UB’s Climate Change Centre Collaborates with Cape Eleuthera Institute on New Climate Change Publication


The University of The Bahamas (UB) Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Research Centre (CCARR) and the Cape Eleuthera Institute (CEI) have produced a publication on the climate change challenges confronting The Bahamas and the anticipated effects on the archipelago.

The information brief entitled, “Climate Change & The Bahamas Information Brief” was published in March 2021. It gives a concise breakdown of the country’s current state of affairs, as well as projected climate change patterns...
   
 


Republic Bank brings relief to St. Vincent and the Grenadines.


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On Friday April 9th, 2021, the government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines declared a state of emergency and an order for evacuation of residents in the high-risk areas, described as the red and orange zones, as the island was threatened by intensified volcanic activity at La Soufriere.   Republic Bank immediately activated a local crisis management team to strategize and mitigate the likely impact of situation.  No doubt, having to deal with a natural disaster during a pandemic is no easy task...

As an indigenous Caribbean financial institution who cares about our people, the bank took a collective approach from the get-go to respond and within a matter of days...
   
 


Commander Defence Force introduced to Incoming OPBAT Director


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The outgoing Director of Operation Bahamas Turks and Caicos (OPBAT), Commander Michael Benson paid a courtesy call on Commander Defence Force, Commodore Raymond King on 11 May 2021 at HMBS CORAL HARBOUR.

During the meeting, Commander Benson shared words of gratitude for the cooperation experienced with the Defence Force during his tenure as Director. He has served twenty years as a member of the United States Coast Guard...
   
 


The Bahamas Electronic Cabinet Management Information System officially launched


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The Bahamas Electronic Cabinet Management Information System (BECMIS) was officially launched at Cabinet Office, Tuesday, May 11, 2021, as an integral part of the overall digital transformation strategy of The Government of The Bahamas.

The system was designed and implemented to improve business processes and operating procedures in the Cabinet Office, Minister of State for Finance and for Grand Bahama Sen. the Hon. J. Kwasi Thompson stated during a press conference during the launch...
   
 


HE Sidney Collie Presents Copie d'Usage of Letters of Credence to the Government of Mexico


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His Excellency Sidney Collie, Ambassador of The Bahamas to the United States (pictured left), presented the copie d’usage of letters of credence to His Excellency Ambassador Esteban Moctezuma, Ambassador of Mexico, in a brief ceremony at the Mexican Cultural Institute on Thursday 6th May, 2021.  After the presentation, both Ambassadors engaged in a bilateral conversation about matters of mutual interest including COVID-19, strengthening of trade relations between Mexico and The Bahamas and Mexico’s candidature for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR)...
   
 


RBDF gives Search and Rescue Update


The Royal Bahamas Defence Force has called off the search for a missing boater who reportedly went missing on journey to Abaco over a week ago. 

Commander William Sturrup, the RBDF’s Search and Rescue Coordinator shared that: “After days of canvassing an expansive area of waters around Chub Cay, and the Berry Islands, we have suspended Search and Rescue operations for the missing individual”, he said. “The Defence Force is grateful to interagency partners and the United States Coast Guard...
   
 


Diver, Businessman Mario Carey lauds US court for $200,000 fine for American caught illegally fishing in Bahamian waters


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Businessman, lifelong diver Mario Carey says The Bahamas has to get tougher on illegal fishing or face a day when fresh reef fish will be extinct.

On land, Mario Carey is known as the real estate guru who can make a deal with a telephone call and a handshake.

In the water, he’s facing a far tougher battle, an uphill slog to get everyone onboard to stop the illegal harvesting of Bahamian conch, fish and crawfish...
   
 


What’s new in the Islands of The Bahamas in May


The Islands of The Bahamas await travelers who are ready to plan their summer vacations. Those wishing to visit the idyllic sandy beaches and irresistible blue waters of the islands are sure to find the paradise experience of their dreams in The Bahamas.

NEWS

People-to-People Goes Virtual – The beloved People-to-People program...
   
 


Bahamas Crisis Centre Devastated Over Death of Donna Nicolls


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The Bahamas Crisis Centre is deeply saddened over the loss of its Deputy Director Donna Nicolls who passed away Monday, May 10, 2021 at the age of 67.

“We are devastated over the loss of our right hand, Mrs. Donna Nicolls,” said Director Dr Sandra Dean-Patterson in a statement released Tuesday, May 11...
 
   
 


Ministry of Foreign Affairs on continuation of the ban on travelers from Haiti


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to advise members of the public that the suspension of travelers directly from, or transiting through, Haiti will continue with effective 12 May 2021 for 30 days.

The Bahamas Government found it necessary to take this measure, given the continuing uncertainties regarding the management of the pandemic in Haiti...
   
 


Fake apps and websites on the rise- Scotiabank Bahamas urges vigilance


As The Bahamas continues to transition to being a more digital society, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Scotiabank (Bahamas) is urging customers to pay keen attention to online safety and to be vigilant when navigating websites.

The Bank wants customers to take steps to verify the legitimacy of websites and apps – particularly sites used to conduct purchases and other financial transactions. “The pandemic has forced many of us to rely on delivery services and more frequent online shopping...
   
 


DNA Leader on 10th Anniversary of Party


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Ten years ago, a beacon of hope in Bahamian politics symbolized by the Lighthouse emerged. The political landscape of our nation was altered with the formation of the Democratic National Alliance (DNA) and the fight for the fulfillment of the second part of the Quiet Revolution was set in motion. The road has not been easy but we have persevered, taken the blows, learned the lessons and strengthened our Party in the midst of systemic obstacles.

One decade later, the DNA remains the hope for real change within our Bahamaland. Indeed through many dangers, toils and snares we have already come...
   
 


Prime Minister Minnis and Mrs. Minnis receive their second dose of COVID-19 Vaccine


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Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis and Mrs. Patricia Minnis received their second dose of the COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccine today at Kendal G. L. Isaacs Gym. The Prime Minister and Mrs. Minnis are pictured receiving the vaccine, getting the vaccine sticker, and waiting in the observation area after inoculation.  Administration of the second dose began today in New Providence and Grand Bahama.  First doses continue at all vaccination centres. 

(BIS Photos/Patrick Hanna)
   
 


Launch of The Bahamas Electronic Cabinet Management Information System


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See enclosed remarks by Senator the Hon. Kwasi Thompson at the Launch of the Bahamas Electronic Cabinet Management Information System, today, at Cabinet Office.

Good Morning:

As an integral part of the overall digital transformation strategy of The Government of The Bahamas, I am pleased to announce the launch of the Bahamas Electronic Cabinet Management Information System (BECMIS), or as I refer to E-Cabinet...
   
 


Brazil's Ambassador pays courtesy call on the Leader of the Opposition


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Resident Ambassador of Brazil to the Commonwealth of The Bahamaas His Excellency Claudio Lins (left) paid a courtesy Call on Leader of the Opposition the Hon. Philip Davis, at the Office of the Leader of the Opposition, May 11, 2021. 

(BIS Photo/Patrick Hanna)...


   
 


33,600 doses of COVID-19 Vaccine through COVAX Facility, arrived today


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The next batch, comprising 33,600 doses, of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine through the COVAX facility arrived in New Providence today.  Pictured meeting the shipment at Jet Aviation are Chair of the National COVID-19 Vaccine Consultative Committee Dr. Merceline Dahl-Regis (pictured right, near vehicle) and Manager of the National Immunization Programme Nurse Ruth Bastian. 

(BIS Photos/Kristaan Ingraham)...
   
 


WSC Team conducts site assessments in Inagua, San Salvador and South Eleuthera


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Executive Chairman of the Water & Sewerage Corporation Adrian Gibson, General Manager Elwood Donaldson and a team from the corporation made visits recently to three islands -- Inagua, San Salvador, and South Eleuthera -- to conduct site assessments on the installation of new Water & Sewerage-owned and operated reverse osmosis plants, review the level of water production, and attend to WSC matters on the ground... 
   
 


NOTICE - Second Dose COVID-19 Vaccine


Some residents who have already received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine are experiencing difficulty making an appointment for the second dose. This is due in part to the migration of data from one digital platform to another.

Data managers are currently working to correct this issue as quickly as possible...
   
 


Our Islands Our Future coalition Hosts Webinar


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Our Islands Our Future (OIOF), a coalition of business owners, environmental groups and individuals who oppose oil drilling in Bahamian waters, will host a live webinar on the future oil drilling in The Bahamas on Wednesday, May 12, 2021.  The event will take a closer look at the array of natural resources and industries which would be adversely impacted by an oil spill in our waters.  

The webinar is open to the public and will facilitate the exchange of opinions and expertise...
   
 


600+ apply for Lyford Cay Foundations Scholarships


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COVID-19 turned the world upside down, closing schools to in-person learning, shutting down tourism and forcing countries to ramp up healthcare operations. But there is one thing it did not dampen – Bahamian students’ desire to go to college.

More than 600 applicants in The Bahamas applied for a Lyford Cay Foundations...
   
 


Second doses of COVID-19 Vaccine to begin Monday 10 May


The administration of the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine will begin on Monday 10 May on New Providence and Grand Bahama at the following locations:

Starting today, Sunday 9 May, you may make an appointment to receive your second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. The date of your second dose appointment should be no fewer than seven weeks after the date of your first appointment...
   
 


Deputy Freedom of Information Commissioner receives instrument of Office from the Governor General


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Governor General His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Cornelius A. Smith presented Shane Miller, Deputy Freedom of Information Commissioner, with Instrument of Office during a ceremony at the Office of the Governor General on Thursday, May 6, 2021.  Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs the Hon. Carl W. Bethel Q.C., delivered remarks.  Pictured in the group photo, the Governor General, centre, Attorney General, left, and Mr. Miller.  (BIS Photos/Letisha Henderson)...


   
 


Mothers serving in the Defence Force Mother’s Day Special Feature Leading Woman Marine Tancia Russell


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  Leading Woman Tanica Russell is a reserve individual within the workplace and is a marine that has pious character.  She is a stern, no-nonsense woman, who has a fleeting smile.  Nevertheless, she possesses a genuine concern for her subordinates; thus, making her an approachable person.  Her attitude, dedication, and commitment bring a high standard to those around her. She is a reliable person, a true leader, a model to emulate and an indelible asset to the Royal Bahamas Defence Force. 

Russell enlisted into the Defence Force as part of New Entry 40/Woman Entry 12, on 23 August, 2004. She was up to the challenge and determined to carry her own weight by providing for her future...
   
 


Residents in East Grand Bahama benefit from solar streetlights, thanks to the DRA


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Thanks to the Disaster Reconstruction Authority (DRA) and Food for the Poor, residents of East Grand Bahama have street lighting as crews of the Grand Bahama Power Company continue to work towards full restoration of electricity to those communities.

Since devastation by Hurricane Dorian in 2019, which ravaged East Grand Bahama, residents have had to endure living without electricity for months. Because the damage was so extensive in East Grand Bahama...
   
 


BHTA president calls homeporting a ‘win-win’, warns ‘We get one bite at this apple’


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Calling homeporting a ‘win-win’ for the country, president of the Bahamas Hotel & Tourism Association Robert ‘Sandy’ Sands this week lauded the potential of Royal Caribbean’s plans to homeport in Nassau this summer, declaring it would boost airlift, help fill hotel rooms, and provide opportunities for professional services, jobs, vendors and an uptick to a comeback economy...
   
 


Uriah McPhee students benefit from donation of Child Protection guide books


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Officials of the National Child Protection Council (NCPC), the Child Protection Month Committee and the Free Town Urban Renewal Centre recently teamed up with Administrators, Staff and Fifth-Grade students of Uriah McPhee Primary School to commemorate Child Protection Month.

The collaboration resulted in almost 100 of the NCPC’s “Say No, Then Go” Colouring Books being donated to the students...
   
 


Prime Minister breaks ground on new International Airport for Exuma


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Ground was broken, and a $65 million contract was signed today for the development of the new Exuma International Airport, representing the single largest investment in any Family Island airport in The Bahamas.

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis said this critical project will deliver increased employment opportunities and cultivate entrepreneurs at the airport and nearby locations catering to the airport...
   
 


False report of a COVID-19 vaccine related death


The Ministry of Health is aware of a circulated social media report of a young Baha Mar employee who collapsed and died.  The report suggested that the employee died as a result of taking the COVID-19 vaccine.

The general public is advised that the medical history of the individual does not support the COVID-19 vaccine or any other vaccination as being the cause of death...
   
 


Minister Lloyd Thanks Valencia College Master Trainer


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Minister of Education, the Honourable Jeffrey Lloyd, recently presented a plaque to Valencia College’s Construction Program Manager, Mark Hughes in appreciation of his work with the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI).

Mr. Hughes is a Master Trainer of the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) certification. He has played a crucial role in helping BTVI to achieve its goal of training 1,000 persons in the NCCER Core program by the end of the year...
   
 


Chief Magistrate delivers message of encouragement to students seeking a second chance


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A special visitor spent quality time with students who are getting a second chance to learn critical numeracy and literacy skills to improve their employment prospects through Revive Academy at University of The Bahamas. The academy is an initiative under the Citizen Security and Justice Programme (CSJP) of the Ministry of National Security.

Chief Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt, a UB alumna, was the guest speaker at the CSJP Goal Development Seminar, held on Friday, 30th April...
   
 


Chinese Ambassador pays courtesy call on Minister Campbell


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Chinese Ambassador to The Bahamas, Her Excellency Dai Qingli, recently paid a Courtesy Call on Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell, at the Ministry’s Head Offices, located in the Aventura Plaza, John F. Kennedy Drive and Bethel Avenue.

Minister Campbell was accompanied by Ms. Phedra Rahming, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development, and Ms. Kim Sawyer,ActingDirector,DepartmentofSocialServices...
   
 


Air Navigation Services Agreement ends ‘decades’ of talks; results in fees being paid to an entity owned by the Government


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Officials of the newly-created Bahamas Air Navigation Services Authority and the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Wednesday (May 5, 2021) concluded the ceremonial signing of a historic Air Navigation Services Agreement between the two entities.

Minister of Tourism and Aviation, the Hon. Dionisio D’Aguilar, said the Agreement allows the Minnis Administration to correct a “construct that left The Bahamas totally out of the loop as it relates to the management and fee collection...
   
 


Bahamas Holds First Annual Regional Trafficking In Persons Committee Forum


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Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin Dames addresses the opening ceremony for the first Annual Regional Trafficking In Persons Committee (TIPCOM) Forum, on May 6, 2021, at his Ministry in the Orville Turnquest Complex, John F. Kennedy Drive.  The forum was held virtually under the theme “A Regional Discussion on Successes and Challenges In Anti-Trafficking Activities.”  Countries that participated virtually in the forum included Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Haiti, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Turks and Caicos Islands...
   
 


PHA announces New Acting Principal Nursing Officer at the Princess Margaret Hospital


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TThe Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Charlene Davis as Principal Nursing Officer (PNO) at the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) with effect from April 6th, 2021.  With over thirty-three (33) years of clinical and administrative nursing experience, Mrs. Davis is well equipped to ensure the delivery of the standards of nursing care.  

Among the first graduates of The College of The Bahamas’ Associate of Arts degree in Nursing program, Mrs. Davis began her career as a Registered Nurse in 1987.  She served with distinction as in the Intensive Care Unit including serving in the role of Charge Nurse for the ward.  Promoted to Nursing Officer II in 2003, she would serve as Hospital Duty Area Officer during evening shifts....
   
 


Committee thanks Office of Spouse of the Prime Minister for support during Child Protection Month



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Members of the National Child Protection Month Committee presented Mrs. Patricia Minnis, Office of the Spouse of the Prime Minister, with a T-Shirt and Mask commemorating the 2021 National Child Protection Month as a thank you for Mrs. Minnis’ support of National Child Protection Month (April, 2021), and her participation in child abuse prevention efforts.

The presentation was made by committee members Mrs. Seanalea Lewis and Mrs. Yvette Bain, who both serve in the Child Protection Unit of the Department of Social Services. Child Protection Month concluded Friday, April 30...
   
 


PHA announces New Acting Hospital Administrator at Sandilands


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The Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Jessica Cartwright as Acting Hospital Administrator at the Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre (SRC) with effect from April 6th, 2021.

A former educator, Ms. Cartwright earned her Master of Health Administration (HONORS) from Western Connecticut State University and began her career in Health Administration at the Public Hospitals Authority, Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) in July 1999, where she was posted as Trainee Administrative Cadet.  She was appointed Assistant Hospital Administrator in 2001 and accepted the appointment as Senior Assistant Hospital Administrator in 2003.

Throughout her tenure at PMH, Ms. Cartwright made significant contributions to the operations and further development of the hospital,....
   
 


Chinese Ambassador Pays Courtesy Call on the Minister of Disaster Preparedness, Management and Reconstruction


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Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas Her Excellency Dai Qingli paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Disaster Preparedness, Management and Reconstruction the Hon. Pakesia Parker-Edgecombe, May 5, 2021 at the Ministry's offices. 

(BIS Photos/Ulric Woodside)...
   
 


Prime MInister Minnis Remarks - Securities Industry (Amendment) Bill 2021


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See enclosed remarks by Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis in the House of Assembly:

Mr. Speaker:

I rise to address the House on the Securities Industry (Amendment) Bill, 2021.
This legislation proposes to amend the Securities Industry Act 2011 and brought into force on the 30th of December 2011...
   
 


Pier One Restaurant and Sushi Bar Mother's Day Special Menu


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Pier One Restaurant and Sushi bar
MOTHER'S DAY SPECIAL MENU

APPETIZER

CONCH CHOWDER SOUP
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CHICKEN CAESAR SALAD...
   
 


Hon. Dionisio D'Aguilar - Remarks - Ceremonial Signing of Air Navigation Services Agreement


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See enclosed remarks by Minister of Tourism and Aviation the Hon. Dionisio D'Aguilar today at the Ceremonial Signing of Air Navigation Services Agreement Between Bahamas Air Navigation Services Authority and Federal Aviation Administration at Cabinet Office:

Good afternoon!

Simply put this is a historic day in the Commonwealth of The Bahamas!
Today, we are about to conduct a ceremonial signing of a historic Air Navigation Services Agreement between the newly created Bahamas Air Navigation Services Authority and the United States Federal Aviation Administration...
   
 


PwC in the Caribbean and the PwC Charitable Foundation donate $100,000 to St. Vincent volcano relief efforts


PwC in the Caribbean and the PwC Charitable Foundation have collectively donated $100,000 to disaster relief and recovery efforts in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

On 9 April 2021, the La Soufriere volcano erupted, sending ash and gas plumes miles into the sky and affecting neighbouring islands.The disaster has displaced about 20,000 people...
   
 


Minister D'Aguilar updated on multi-million-dollar Sandals Royal Bahamian redevelopment


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Minister of Tourism and Aviation the Hon. Dionisio D'Aguilar had a tour today of the ongoing multi-million-dollar redevelopment  of Sandals Royal Bahamian, Cable Beach.  The tour was conducted by Executive Chairman of Sandals Resorts International Adam Stewart.  Minister 'D'Aguilar and members of the press viewed many aspects of the upcoming facelift. 

(BIS Photos/Kristaan Ingraham)...
   
 


Migrants arraigned In a Freeport Magistrate Court for illegal embarkation


On 3rd May, 2021, eight (8) migrants were arraigned in the Freeport Magistrate's Court #3 before Magistrate Laquay Laing. Two (2) Romanians, one (1) Costa Rican, three (3) Ecuadorians, one (1) Eritrean and one (1) Haitian national were all charged with Illegal Embarkation. All migrants pled guilty to the offense and were convicted and fined $300.00 each or in default of payment, serve six (6) months at the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services...
   
 


Members of UNESCO pay courtesy call on Minister Lloyd


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The Hon. Jeffrey L. Lloyd, Minster of Education received a Courtesy Call from members of The Bahamas National Commission for UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization),  on Thursday, April 29, 2021, to thank the Ministry for contributions made, which assisted them in achieving many of their goals.

Three members from the Commission were in attendance including: His Excellency Desmond Edwards, Ambassador and Permanent Delegate...
   
 


Lighthouse Pointe Mother's Day

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Freeport, Grand Bahama Over the years, mom has given you so much. This Mother’s Day, give her something in return by treating her to the best brunch on Grand Bahama Island. Our Mother’s Day Bunch will be held in Portobello’s and Churchill’s Restaurant from 12-5 p.m. on Sunday, May 9th. We’ll be featuring classic brunch favorites like mimosas, omelets, assorted pastries and more! Don’t wait until the last minute. Reserve your table today.
   
 


 

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