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Bahamas 15th Annual Public Service & Recognition of Retirees Week Awards Presentation

Bahamas 15th Annual Public Service & Recognition of Retirees Week Awards Presentation
NASSAU, The Bahamas – Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General, makes a presentation to Levada Taylor-Horton the longest serving retiree from the Ministry of Health, with 48years of service, during the 15th Annual Public Service & Recognition of Retirees Week Awards Presentation, October 23, at Government House. Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General,... 

Contract Signed for Completion of Grand Bahama Arts and Crafts Center

Contract Signed for Completion of Grand Bahama Arts and Crafts Center
Executive Chairman for BAIC Mr. Arnold Forbes presents Mr. Patrick McDonald with the contract and startup monies for the completion of the Grand Bahama Arts and Crafts Center. Left to right in the photo are: Renae Glinton, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Marine Resources and Local Government; the Hon. Dr. Michael Darville, Minister for Grand Bahama; Arnold Forbes; Patrick McDonald;... 

Tribute to Bahamas Olympic Gold Winners, Sir Durward and Cecil Cooke

Tribute to Bahamas Olympic Gold Winners, Sir Durward and Cecil Cooke
NASSAU, The Bahamas – It was 50 years ago…in Tokyo…when Sir Durward “Seawolf” Knowles and the late Cecil Cooke won Olympic Gold — representing a first for The Bahamas. They won the Star Class Sailing in those Summer Olympics. The Bahamas Olympic Committee along with the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture paid tribute to the accomplishment of Sir Durward and Cecil Cooke... 

New Bahamas Research Gives Insight Into Teen Aggression In Relationships

New Bahamas Research Gives Insight Into Teen Aggression In Relationships
Donna Nicolls, Bahamas Crisis Centre, shares the results of new research entitled: “Attitudes of High School Students Regarding Intimate Relationships and Gender Norms in New Providence, The Bahamas” published in the International Journal of Bahamian Studies. Girls are more likely than boys to be aggressive in their intimate relationships with the opposite sex, according to new research published... 

American pilot and businessman washed ashore in James Cistern, Eleuthera following plane crash?

American pilot and businessman washed ashore in James Cistern, Eleuthera following plane crash?
Man found strapped to his plane seat in Eleuthera dead… Governors Harbour (international) Airport. file photo Breaking News 》》》》Bahamas Press is at the Governors Harbor Airport in Eleuthera where the body found by tourists is being flown into Nassau tonight. The man is said to be, Coy Austin, a pilot who was found strapped in his seat a short time ago. Austin, an American, was to have... 

Breaking News – Hilton downtown Nassau sold to Chinese construction company!

Breaking News - Hilton downtown Nassau sold to Chinese construction company!
Signing expected in hour hour of this report…. Hilton Hotel Downtown Nassau Bahamas McCaysville GA – October 24, 2014 (hospitalitybusinessnews.com) According to a report by the Nassau Guardian, China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) has purchased the British Colonial Hilton, located in Nassau, The Bahamas, after 20 months of negotiations. No purchase price was disclosed.... 

Bahamas Girl Guide Leaders Thanked at 100 Year Celebration

Bahamas Girl Guide Leaders Thanked at 100 Year Celebration
Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling gave her address at the Girl Guide grand rally. Beside her is Mrs. Helen Sweeting, Girl Guide District Commissioner for East 1. NASSAU, The Bahamas — The Bahamas Girl Guides Association held a grand rally on Saturday evening on Government House Grounds, celebrating the achievements of the organization under the theme, ‘100 Years of... 

Dame Marguerite Honoured in London

Dame Marguerite Honoured in London
DAME Marguerite addressing the guests. Photos by: Bahamas High Commission London LONDON – The Bahamas High Commission London honoured Governor General, Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling after her Investiture atBuckingham Palace Tuesday, October 14th. Dame Marguerite was welcomed to Bahamas House by His Excellency Eldred Bethel and Mrs Dawne Bethel, a host of Bahamians, dignitaries and... 

Bahamas Tourism Business Reopened to the world -More than 24,000 new stopover arrivals in Grand Bahama already!

Bahamas Tourism Business Reopened to the world -More than 24,000 new stopover arrivals in Grand Bahama already!
Tourism is back on the upswing! NEW NON-STOP SERVICE FROM WESTERN CANADA TO FREEPORT Minister of Tourism Obie Wilchcombe addresses media in Vancouver, Canada VANCOUVER, BC — Tourism officials are expecting a significant increase in the number of visitors to Grand Bahama Island due to the introduction of new weekly direct flights into Freeport from two Canada gateways. Residents of Western Canada... 

Businesses Should Make it Clear They are VAT Registered

Dear Sir, The government of The Bahamas has made it clear that ALL businesses of The Bahamas that net a profit of over $100,00.00 per annum are to register and CLEARLY display their registration document so consumers can see. The government wants Bahamian consumers to know, upfront, exactly which shops are allowed to add on the 7.5% Value Added Tax to store prices. If consumers doubt that they... 
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