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Local

BNT receives BPAF grant for Hurricane Dorian recovery on Abaco

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A Bahamas Protected Areas Fund (BPAF) grant agreement was signed on Friday to aid the Bahamas National... read more »

Business

Women in senior leadership roles exceed 50% at Scotiabank Bahamas

Bank touts equality and diversity for greater organizational effectiveness NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Scotiabank Bahamas today reaffirmed its commitment to diversity... read more »

Local

New Providence man charged with drug offences

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Michael Turnquest, 35, of Indigo Drive, West Bay Street, was arraigned in the Magistrate’s Court today with... read more »

Local

“EVERY BAHAMIAN SHOULD HAVE BEEN LIVID”: Women Parliamentarians express outrage over indecent assault case

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A group of Free National Movement (FNM) women Parliamentarians has joined calls for the appeal of a... read more »

Local

19 Cubans apprehended in Bahamian waters; five still missing

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A search continues for five Cuban nationals after 19 were picked up on Friday, March 5, 2021,... read more »

Op-ed

Op-Ed: Women in leadership — achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world

Statement by the Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC) on International Women’s Day Women’s NGOs (non-governmental organizations) raised the consciousness of... read more »

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Local

ECLAC Caribbean calls on individuals to challenge gender inequality and gender-based violence

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — ECLAC Caribbean is championing the call to elevate Caribbean voices who #choosetochallenge gender-based violence (GBV) and gender... read more »

Op-ed

Op-Ed: The pathway to being compliant

By Derek Smith Jr As I ran along the Cable Beach strip contemplating why I decided on a vigorous “speed... read more »

Local

Park revitalization empowers men

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — As Jahman Delancy plasters the gazebo and concession stand at the historic Southern Recreation Grounds, the government’s... read more »

Local

Appellate court reserves decision on Goodman’s appeal

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Convicted child killer Kofhe Goodman will have to wait a bit longer to learn whether the Court of... read more »

Local

SEARCH UNDERWAY: Plane crashes in waters off Salina Point, Acklins

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A plane with two men onboard crashed in waters off Salina Point, Acklins, according to authorities. The... read more »

Business

BISBA announces new board; ramps up presence

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas Investments and Securities Business Association (BISBA) recently announced its new board of directors and revealed... read more »

Business

Financial services minister hosts virtual symposium on financial technology and digital tokens

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Financial Services, Trade and Industry and Immigration Elsworth Johnson on Thursday welcomed industry partners to... read more »

Local

BREEF launches annual national competition for students

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation’s (BREEF) Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE) programme invites students ages... read more »