Former Governor General Her Excellency, the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling greets Bishop Ros Davis, Senior Pastor, during the 50th, Golden Jubilee, Anniversary of Golden Gates World Outreach Ministries on Sunday, February 23, 2020. The Hon. Desmond Banister, Minister of Public Works, gave Remarks on behalf of the Prime Minister.
Approximately 60 teachers are expected to be engaged by the Bahamas Government as a result of a Memorandum of Understanding signed between...
Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, the Hon. Carl Bethel led a Bahamian delegation to represent The Bahamas at the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Plenary session in Paris this week, during which he addressed the task force. The FATF has made the initial determination that The Bahamas has substantially completed its action plan, and merits an on-site assessment to verify strengthening of the effectiveness of its AML/CFT regime.
The advisory committee for National Honours announced, Thursday, February 20 during a press conference at Cabinet Office that it is inviting the general public to nominate persons fit to be conferred with an award under the National Honors Act 2016 and Regulations thereunder.
A Public Treasury Seminar for Accounting Officers was held February 21, 2020 entitled "Enhancing Accounting Controls 2020" at the Paul Farquharson Centre, Police Headquarters with facilitators Mary Mitchell, treasurer; Khristi Ferguson, deputy director, Financial Intelligence Unit; and Kevin Archer, deputy director of Internal Audit.
The Bahamas will be part of a CARICOM fact finding mission to Haiti in a move to come up with a solution to the ongoing social and political unrest in the Caribbean nation, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis told the media on Thursday. The Prime Minister was speaking at a press conference at the Lynden Pindling International Airport to update the press on his attendance at the 31 st CARICOM Inter-Sessional Heads of Government Meeting in Barbados.
Academics, policymakers, conservationists and champions for small island sustainability will gather in Grand Bahama next month to dissect the major topics underpinning climate change and resilience, while the scars of Hurricane Dorian are still fresh. Grand Bahama was one of the islands that bore the brunt of the hurricane last September, but will in the next few weeks serve as ground zero for comprehensive discussions at the 2nd Annual Sustainable Grand Bahama Conference under the theme, “Hurricane Dorian, Reflecting, Reimagining, Rebuilding” hosted by University of The Bahamas-North (UB-North).
Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell, told a group of fifty young males that love and respect are two key factors on the road to peaceful co-existence – a co-existence, he said, that must be extended to the female population. “Love is the foundation upon which respect is built,” Minister Campbell said. “Love is the springboard for the sexes to co-exist in harmony and to partner with each other to continue to develop and take our nation to the next level. The Bahamas I see you leading is a Bahamas that will evolve on partnerships between the sexes; good, productive co-existence between the sexes.
Training students to become good candidates for positions in the hospitality industry, coaching students how to secure internship and work experience, exposing Generation Z to the hospitality industry, and teaching Math for Night Auditing in the Hotel Industry are among the lessons covered at the Family and Consumer Science Education Unit Spring Professional Development Workshops Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at C.C. Sweeting Senior High School.