Biden: Congress should protect abortion rights, if necessary

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law “should it become necessary,” his presidential campaign said Tuesday, following several other Democratic candidates in promising to take that step if elected president. The hot button issue has shot to the forefront of the Democratic primary following a spate of new […]

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Dames responds to forced vacation leave allegations levied by BDOCS officers

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of National Security, Marvin Dames, on Tuesday addressed the allegations of former senior correctional officers, Don Cleare and Bernadette Thompson-Murray, who recently alleged that they were forced to take vacation leave in order to make room for the appointment of Charles Murphy, the new commissioner of corrections. The duo filed an affidavit […]

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Bahamas government joint agency committee heads to Acklins

In collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources, Bahamas Agricultural & Industrial Corporation (BAIC), Department of Forestry, Department of Cooperatives, Bahamas Agriculture & Marine Science Institute (BAMSI), The Bahamas Environment Science & Technology (BEST) Commission, Inter- American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), Caribbean Agricultural Research & Development Institute (CARDI) and other strategic […]

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Baha Mar to welcome American brasserie sugar factory to The Bahamas in 2020

Famed sweets brand and celebrity hotspot to open at the newest resort destination NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Baha Mar, the newest resort destination in The Bahamas, is expanding its culinary offerings with the opening of America’s favorite eatery and confectionary shop, Sugar Factory. Set to debut in spring 2020, the restaurant will feature a full-service café, […]

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Bahamian Vocalists Shine at Beijing Expo

BEIJING, CHINA — Bahamian vocalists shone brightly on stage at the Guirui Theatre, on May 19, 2019, as Julien “Believe” Thompson, Freddie Munnings, Jr., and Angel Reckley electrified the audience at the Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition 2019 (Beijing Expo), in Yanqing District, The People’s Republic of China. The vocalists are three of the members of a team of visiting musicians, […]

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Lupus 242 celebrates World Lupus Day with a pop up run/walk

NASSAU, BAHAMAS— On Friday May 10th, World Lupus Day, runners took to the streets in purple participating in a POP Up Run/Walk in memory of lupus fighter Crystal Stubbs. Proceeds from the event benefitted Lupus 242, a local non-profit organization providing support and information for persons in The Bahamas living with lupus. Three years ago the […]

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Mrs. Celeste Lockhart is Urban Renewal’s 2019 Mother of the Year

The Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development’s Urban Renewal Commission held an Annual Mother’s Day Awards Ceremony and Luncheon on Saturday afternoon, May 18, 2019 at National Training Agency, under the theme “a Mother’s Love is the Fuel that Enables Us to Achieve the Impossible.” Named ‘Mother of the Year 2019’ was Mrs. Celeste […]

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Bahamas Waste presented appreciation plaque by sunshine insurance race weekend

NASSAU, BAHAMAS–With more than a decade of partnership between them, the relationship between Sunshine Insurance Race Weekend and New Providence’s leading waste management company is primed for even greater things. During a special ceremony held last week, Bahamas Waste Ltd. was awarded aplaque of appreciation to commemorate its long-time sponsorship of the annual event. “Bahamas […]

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Robbers slam car from behind, fires shot at driver and takes vehicle

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Police on the Island of New Providence are seeking the public’s assistance in locating and apprehending the suspects responsible for an armed robbery which occurred on Monday, May 20, 2019. According to police reports, shortly before 2:00a.m., a male was driving his vehicle east on Soldier Road in the vicinity of Kennedy […]

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