Aliv takes the lead as first corporate sponsor of plastic ban campaign

NASSAU, BAHAMAS– The Ministry of Environment & Housing announced today that telecommunications network provider, ALIV, is leading the charge as the first corporate sponsor of the Plastic Free 242 campaign. The goal of the campaign is to raise awareness about the proposed national single-use plastics ban that will take effect on January 1, 2020, across […]

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Urban Renewal summer camp participants get educated on the topic of trafficking in children

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — First Assistant Secretary in the Ministry of National Security and Co-Chair of the Ministry of National Security’s Trafficking in Persons Inter-Ministry Committee, Susanne Knowles, was joined by Secretary of the Trafficking In Persons Secretariat Corrections, Corporal Keva Sherman in speaking to Bain and Grants Town Urban Renewal Summer Camp participants on the topic of trafficking in children […]

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Governor General hosts luncheon in honour of former governors general

Governor General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith hosted a luncheon in honour of former Governors General in the Dining Room at Government House, Thursday, July 18, 2019.  Pictured from left: Dame Ivy Dumont; H. E. Cornelius A. Smith; Dame Marguerite Pindling and Sir Arthur Foulkes.  (BIS Photo/Letisha Henderson)  

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BAMSI hosts third summer camp for teens

ANDROS, BAHAMAS – BAMSI’s Summer Education Enhancement Discovery Series (SEEDS)attracted teens from North Andros and New Providence.  This year the camp focused on the impact of climate change on: agriculture, marine resources and communities. To gain a better understanding of the unique challenges brought about by climate change in the Bahamas, participants visited Miss Marshall’s […]

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Non-emergency surgeries resume at PMH

Repairs to “sabotaged” chiller system to cost $1.2 million Non-emergency surgeries will resume at Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) today after a chiller system was installed overnight in the Critical Care Block, the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) confirmed. “All patients whose procedure were cancelled during the temporary suspension will be rescheduled appropriately,” read the statement. It […]

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Participants of intl. blockchain event hope to see Bahamians become more digitally competitive

Equity Bank, CryptoChicks Hackathon furthering blockchain in The Bahamas Two University of The Bahamas Students who attended a three-day CryptoChicks ‘Blockchain and Hackathon Conference’ in Toronto, Canada, recently, said yesterday that blockchain and technological awareness and education should be more heavily promoted across The Bahamas. Kylie Butler and Vashti Thompson, both seniors, studying finance at […]

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