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Prime Minister Christie in New York this morning….

Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie Prime Minister Christie is in New York to participate in a high level dialogue during the 2015 integration segment of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations on Monday, 30th March 2015. Under the theme “Achieving sustainable development through employment creation and decent work for all,” Prime Minister Christie will deliver the country... 

Prince Hall Grand Lodge Getting Stomped in Appellate Court – Bro. Geno Nairn Case

What in the hell is dis? Nassau, Bahamas – We know that some years ago, Grand Master Carl Culmer and dem Culmer Boys sought to chastise every member of Prince Hall that didn’t agree with every, single word that uttered out of their mouths. They sought to destroy many Masons like Everette Mackey, Fred Ferguson, Richard Marshall and Eugene “Geno” Nairn. These good brothers were... 

WOMAN TO BE ARRAIGNED IN MURDER OF HER HUSBAND AT OLD FORT BAY

WOMAN TO BE ARRAIGNED IN MURDER OF HER HUSBAND AT OLD FORT BAY
Wife wanted a divorce but husband refused… Nassau, Bahamas — A 54-year old woman of Old Fort Bay is scheduled to be arraigned in the Magistrate’s Court, Nassau Street on Monday 30th March 2015 to be formally charged for the murder of her husband Philip Vasyli who was discovered dead at their Old Fort Bay home on Tuesday 24th March 2015. The following suspects will also be arraigned... 

Letter writer wants a minimum wage increase effective July 1, 2016!

Letter writer wants a minimum wage increase effective July 1, 2016!
A letter to the BP EDITOR! Dear sir, From as far back as I care to remember, The Bahamas as always ranked number one or 2 in the region and in the top 50 in the world in per capita GDP. In fact the World Bank’s 2013 numbers place us($23, 264) at number 48 in the world and number 2 in the region behind Trinidad & Tobago($30,446). Trinidad has oil. GDP has always been an indicator of our... 

BTC named title partner for IAAF World Relays Bahamas

BTC named title partner for IAAF World Relays Bahamas
The Bahamas has a real corporate partner in BTC! Nassau, Bahamas  – The Bahamas leading telecommunications provider, the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) was unveiled today (Thursday, 26 March) as title partner for the counties biggest sporting event. BTC joins the World Relays sponsor family as “Title Partner” – the highest rank within the Local Organising Committee’s... 

When the speaker becomes too big for his britches….

Letter to the Audience…. Dear Mr Editor, I was a very young lad at the time and perhaps did not understand what went wrong with Speaker Arlington Butler and Prime Minister Pindling that cost Speaker Butler his job as Speaker and caused his departure from the Progressive Liberal Party. Today I am much older and fully understand as i watch Speaker Major strut his badges and defy his party and... 

Bahamian-American aerospace engineer to be honoured by AKA chapter of Nassau

Bahamian-American aerospace engineer to be honoured by AKA chapter of Nassau
Aisha Bowe, a Bahamian-American Aisha Bowe, a Bahamian-American aerospace engineer who is the recipient of the 2015 US Women’s Chamber of Commerce “Emerging Star” award, will be visiting Nassau, Bahamas as the keynote speaker for the Eta Psi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Honours Day Scholarship Program being held on Sunday, March 29, 2015. Ms. Bowe stated, “Nassau holds a special place... 

Bahamas National Festival Commission Releases Subsidies to Youth Culture Fest Organizations

Bahamas National Festival Commission Releases Subsidies to Youth Culture Fest Organizations
~ Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Danny Johnson says costume parade to kick-off a week of events and Baha Mar’s opening. Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Daniel Johnson, CEO of the BNFC Roscoe Dames, Organizer of the Youth Culture Fest Dr. Ann Higgins and Pastor Henry Higgins pose with leaders of youth organization leaders who are participating in the Youth Culture Fest. The Bahamas... 

Astra Armbrister-Rolle New Director of Development for the BNT

 Astra Armbrister-Rolle New Director of Development for the BNT
Mrs. Astra Armbrister-Rolle as Director of Development. Nassau, Bahamas – The Bahamas National Trust (BNT) is pleased to announce the hiring of Astra Armbrister-Rolle as Director of Development. Armbrister-Rolle is a fundraising professional in the non-profit sector, specialising in annual giving management, prospect development and donor stewardship. She is a graduate of McMaster University and... 

This Week in The Bahamas Commentary by Elcott Coleby: Mar 23 – 27

Deputy Director at BIS Elcott Coleby. National leaders remember Sir Lynden on his 85th birthday Honouring the memory of her husband and the father of the nation, Bahamas Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling quietly laid the customary wreath at the mausoleum of Sir Lynden for the fifteenth consecutive year since his death in 2000. On Sunday, 22nd March which would have marked his 85th birthday,... 
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