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Scotland votes “no” on independence, will remain in the UK

Scotland votes “no” on independence, will remain in the UK
People wait for the result outside the Scottish Parliament as voting in the referendum closes on September 18, 2014 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Scotland. Polls have now closed in the Scottish referendum and the United Kingdom await the results of this historic vote. With a substantial turnout at the polling stations the vote is too close to call and the result is expected in the early hours of Friday... 

Remembering Keith ‘Seven-Footer’ Mullings

 Remembering Keith ‘Seven-Footer’ Mullings
By Harold A Williams The Grand Bahama Sports Council joins with the Grand Bahama Basketball community in offering condolences on the passing of Keith R Mullings this past weekend. Grand Bahama has lost a sports legend and we will forever remember Keith “Seven Footer” Mullings and the game he loved. An avid athlete during his younger days, Keith contributed much to the game of basketball on... 

Grand Bahama Public Service Week Celebration Plans Gear Up

Grand Bahama Public Service Week Celebration Plans Gear Up
Standing from left: Gerald Rolle, Parliamentary Registration Department; Janet Russell, Port Department; Elkenny Lockhart, Retiree; Donna Bastian, Post Office; Sandra Smith RBPF; John Fraser, Grand Bahama Health Service; Lotoya Mcphee, Judical Department; Patrice Gibson, Department of Agriculture; Dorothy King Rolle, Immigration Department. FREEPORT, The Bahamas – The Northern Region Public Service... 

Bahamian Gymnasts invited to Pan Am Toronto 2015

Bahamian Gymnasts invited to Pan Am Toronto 2015
Representatives from The Bahamas Gymnastics Federation are to take part in the Pan American Games being held in Toronto, Canada in 2015. It is the first time that The Bahamas has been invited in Gymnastics to the high-level regional competition and comes after Gymnastics was among the smaller Olympic sports in The Bahamas selected by The Bahamas Olympic Committee (BOC) to participate in the Pan... 

Bahamian Volleyball players polishing skills under renowned Brazilian coach

Bahamian Volleyball players polishing skills under renowned Brazilian coach
Bahamian Volleyball players polishing skills under renowned Brazilian coach. Elite Bahamian volleyball players and national team members will benefit from a month of practice clinics under renowned Brazilian coach Augusto Sabbatini. Coach Sabbatini is in The Bahamas as a result of sponsorship by the International Volleyball Federation and NORCECA, the North, Central America and Caribbean Volleyball... 

College of The Bahamas Signs MOU With Central State University

College of The Bahamas Signs MOU With Central State University
New Opportunity for Students at COB in attaining higher education… Members of The College of The Bahamas, Central State University and Texas Southern University attended the signing ceremony. The College of The Bahamas has established formal relations with Central State University (CSU) which will permit capacity-development opportunities for faculty and staff, joint research projects and cross-cultural... 

Bahamas Finance Confirms VAT Applies to GBPA Taxable Services

As a result of recent press reports that suggest possible ambiguity as to the VAT treatment of supplies of services made in the Port area between Grand Bahama Port Authority licensees within the backdrop of the Hawksbill Creek Agreement, the Ministry of Finance has issued this response: “The Ministry of Finance wishes to reaffirm that the VAT Act that was recently passed by Parliament clearly sets... 

Mrs Bernadette Christie given Surprise Party in Atlanta

Mrs Bernadette Christie given Surprise Party in Atlanta
By Arthia Nixon for Bahamas Consul General’s Office of Atlanta Mrs Christie showed up at a surprise birthday party in Atlanta. The wife of the Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Perry Christie is shown here with friends Wanda Howard and Xernona Clayton. Alejandra Stack gets a hug from the birthday lady, Mrs. Christie. ATLANTA, Georgia – Bernadette Christie, First Lady of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas... 

Two Customs officers caught on the wrong side of the law! Officers claimed their 2014 & 2015 Mercedes cost only two thousand each….

Two Customs officers caught on the wrong side of the law! Officers claimed their 2014 & 2015 Mercedes cost only two thousand each….
BP MORNING REPORT >>>> The rogue officers were both stations at the Arawak Cay Port Entry Station Both vehicles may have been stolen! Investigators are cracking down on rogue officers. The invoices were never submitted to Customs Evaluations Department BP investigators have learnt! Nassau, Bahamas — Two female Custom officers should find themselves on the wrong side of the law... 

Report of Ebola circulating online are ‘bogus’ says Minister of Health…

Patient died following a bad case of Malaria… Dr. Perry Gomez Minister clarifies lie circulating online by a hardcore DNA supporter of Ebola in the Bahamas… Nassau, Bahamas – The following is a Statement by Minister of Health, the Hon. Perry Gomez: Early today it was brought to the attention of senior officials of the Ministry of Health that a bogus claim was posted on the internet... 
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