Samsung introduces the new Galaxy S10 in The Bahamas

Available April 11th through authorized carriers NASSAU, BAHAMAS –  Samsung Electronics is pleased to announce the availability of its new Galaxy S10 series in Bahamas, beginning April 11th through authorized carriers and retailer channels. The Galaxy S10 line is designed to meet the distinct needs of the current market of smartphones and allow consumers to […]

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Arawak Port Development celebrates 10 years as a regional commercial shipping leader

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – BISX-listed Arawak Port Development Ltd. (APD), which has been heralded as “an example The Bahamas should be proud of” by the Inter-American Investment Corporation, recently celebrated 10 years as a pioneer in the commercial shipping industry in February. The formation of APD in 2009, which owns and operates the Nassau Container Port […]

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Blue Orchid brings it home with three international marketing industry awards

NASSAU, BAHAMAS  – Blue Orchid Advertising and Public Relations Agency (Blue Orchid) is a Platinum winner in the 2018 Summit International Awards competition for its work with The Central Bank of the Bahamas. Blue Orchid, in partnership with Colina Financial Advisors Ltd. (CFAL), received the Summit Marketing Effectiveness Award for “Education Marketing” based on its […]

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Bahamas National Agri-Bahamas Expo set for May 9 -11

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas National Agri-Bahamas Expo is set for May 9 – 11, 2019 at the Gladstone Road Agricultural site. Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources Michael Pintard, announced at a press conference held earlier this week on Tuesday that this year’s theme is “Embracing change, improving lives through agriculture.” Pintard said this […]

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St. Francis and Joseph School ‘Shockers’ take child protection council’s digital citizens pledge

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Students of the St. Francis/Joseph Catholic Primary School took the National Child Protection Council’s (NCPC) Digital Citizens Pledge, during the launch of the NCPC’s NetSmartz Campaign on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. The Pledge encourages adults and students to observe a number of rules as they relate to being “good, digital citizens and students.” […]

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D’Aguilar on Grand Lucayan VSEPS : “There is no movement and I’m a little alarmed”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of Tourism and Aviation Dionisio D’Aguilar on Tuesday claimed that representatives of the Grand Lucayan managerial staff are holding up the issue of voluntary separation packages from coming to any timely resolution. “There is no movement and I’m a little alarmed. I don’t know what’s going on [or] what strategy they’re […]

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Pintard: Min. of Agriculture making ‘steady progress’ in support for local produce

NASSAU, BAHAMAS –  While the Ministry of Agriculture is still grappling with getting local wholesalers to sell mostly Bahamian-grown produce, Minister of  Agriculture and Marine Resources Michael Pintard said his ministry is making ‘steady progress’ in this regard. Pintard, who was speaking at a press conference Tuesday to announce the upcoming Agri-Business Expo, said his […]

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Operations at Public Employment Services Unit temporary suspended

The Department of Labour, in a letter issued to the media on Tuesday, is advising the general public that the Public Employment Services Unit at its headquarters on Rosetta Street has been temporarily suspended for two weeks due to infrastructure work. The Department noted, however, that all other services will continue as normal. “As a result, […]

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WSC Chairman announces move to digital operations

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Adrian Gibson, Chairman of the Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC) has announced that the utility company is implementing a digital business strategy that is expected to result in an improvement in operational efficiency and a platform that allows customers and suppliers to interact more easily with the organization. “This is a move […]

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Three BTC team members elevated to leadership positions

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – BTC recently promoted three qualified team members to leadership positions. Myra Mitchell, Diane Lockhart and Tequelana Gibson all transitioned into new areas in the organization. Myra has been promoted to Senior Manager in the Project Management Office, Diane to Manager of Retail for Exuma, Long Island and the South East Islands and […]

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Arawak Cay Manager: Long Wharf  Beach events giving Arawak Cay a bad name

NASSAU, BAHAMAS– As Arawak Cay and the Long Wharf Beach is a popular location for cooler fetes, beach parties, cookouts and other events, many have expressed the need for more police presence in this area to settle disputes when they happen. A number of violent brawls and have erupted at Arawak Cay in recent weeks […]

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URCA’s town hall meeting promises open conversations with the public

NASSAU, BAHAMAS –Shared discussions on utility structure, consumer impact and alternative energy solutions are amongst a few of the initiatives planned for the community as URCA invites the general public to join its Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 at the Choices Restaurant on the University of The Bahamas campus, beginning at 6:00 […]

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Symonette: WTO accession negotiations must consider vulnerabilities of the Bahamian economy 

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – During the 4th Meeting of the Working Party on the Accession of The Bahamas to the World Trade Organization  held on Friday, 5th April, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland, Brent Symonette, Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and Immigration affirmed that The Bahamas will continue to be deliberate in its accession negotiations […]

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Government secures IDB loans for e-services; and for stabilization in the event of natural disaster

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis is preparing the country for a digital public service, and for financial stability in the event of natural disasters – both in keeping with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. He delivered the Charge during the Signing Ceremony for IDB Loans for: Government Digital Transformation to Strengthen […]

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$30 million loan from IDB to digitize the public service

PM promises no more long lines at Passport Office  NASSAU, BAHMAS – As the government will receive a $30 million dollar loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to carry out a digital transformation of the public service, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis assured on Monday that there would be no more long lines at […]

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BDB seeks to strengthen partnership with OAS

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – In continuation of its Strategic Priorities, The Bahamas Development Bank (BDB) recently met with the country’s representative of the Organization of American States (OAS), Mrs. Phyllis Baron. The purpose of the meeting was to explore opportunities and avenues to strengthen efforts to better assist Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSME’S).  In addition, […]

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PM officially opens Smith’s Point Seawall in Grand Bahama

FREEPORT, BAHAMAS – Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said the Smith’s Point Project is part of a broader vision and program for the revitalization and renewal of Grand Bahama. During the official opening of the newly constructed sea wall in Smith’s Point on Friday, April 5, 2019, Prime Minister Minnis, who was the keynote speaker, […]

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