I have accepted the resignation of the Minister of Finance the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest, effective immediately. I thank Mr. Turnquest for...
Receiving top honors at the Global Sustainability Film Awards in London, the Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation won first place for the...
The Bahamas Professional Golf Association would like to acknowledge Albany Bahamas and Bakers Bay Golf and Ocean Club for their contribution and continued development to golf professionals in The Bahamas. Two pros who received their support were Keno Turnquest and Raquel Riley.
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Officials at the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities (NCPD) and its Secretariat, and the Disability Affairs Division of the Department of Social Services, have been diligently working hand-in-hand to ensure that both the needs of regular and new clients who are persons with disabilities are being addressed during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The collaboration is part of the Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development’s continued efforts to ensure that all of its human and other resources are brought to bear in the delivery of social assistance.
The National Emergency Agency (NEMA) conducted a full-scale tabletop virtual disaster response exercise throughout The Bahamas dubbed, “Restore Island Cays” held September 1-2, 2020. And according to the facilitators, the exercise was successes due to the agency examining new tools to implement in order to better respond to a hurricane or any disaster, natural or manmade.
Corporate partners and government officials were recently recognized by members of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force’s Southern Command for their continuous support and services to the organization’s operations. Presenting the awards on behalf of Acting Commander Defence Force, Captain Raymond King was Lieutenant Dominique Rigby, Officer in Charge of Southern Command.
Police on the island of Exuma are investigating a boating accident, Saturday, 25th April 2020, which left an adult male dead. According to reports, shortly before 7:00 p.m, a 44 year old male resident of Rolleville, was running his 15ft Boston Whaler boat in the vicinity of Exuma Point, Rolleville, when he was thrown from the boat and received injuries as a result of being hit by the propeller.
The Minnis Administration has been patted on the way for the way it is handling the COVID-19 pandemic An editorial in the Jamaica Observer notes that “the approach and attitude” The Bahamas has taken to wrestle the virus is one Jamaica can learn from as it faces the tough decisions that “must be made now.”
Senator the Hon. Dion Foulkes (left) received his Letter of Appointment as Minister of Labour, Transport and Local Government from Governor General H.E...
HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK
Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis announced the partial re-opening of home and hardware stores, auto parts establishments and plant nurseries, and the resumption of construction in the Family Islands during a press conference to update the nation on the national response to COVID-19, on Sunday 19 April. Landscaping and property maintenance services will also be allowed to operate during the 24-hour curfew, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm