Royal Caribbean Donates 20 Laptops to National Training Agency

Royal Caribbean International has donated 20 laptops to the National Training Agency (NTA), helping to boost tools as the world’s largest cruise line continues its campaign to hire and train hundreds of Bahamians for ship and on shore positions. Executive Director of the training agency that is helping to prepare hundreds of prospective Royal Caribbean […]

Govt. tabled National Crime Intelligence Agency Bill

Bill would give agency general powers of inquiry, search, arrest and seizure NASSAU, BAHAMAS- The proposed National Crime Intelligence Agency (NCIA) Bill, 2019, would establish an Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament that would be responsible for the administration of finances for the agency, the general review of its performance and investigate any complaints in […]

Bishop eager for MARCO Alert system’s implementation

PLP chairman pledges support of the revamped program NASSAU, BAHAMAS – National Child Protection Council Chairman Bishop Arnold Josey said yesterday that he hopes the government’s announcement that it will soon implement the MARCO (Mandatory Action Rescuing Children Operation Alert) system will not be yet another unfulfilled promise. Minister of National Security Marvin Dames announced […]

Doppler radar network to be completed by mid-December

Below average hurricane season predicted NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The final two installments for the upgraded Doppler radar network in The Bahamas will be completed by mid-December 2019, according to Chief Meteorologist Basil Dean. Speaking to Eyewitness News Online about projections for the upcoming 2019 Hurricane season, Dean said three new radars were installed in Marsh […]

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.” […]

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 […]

Small Business Development programme launched in Eight Mile Rock

EIGHT MILE ROCK, GRAND BAHAMA — The Government recently launched its Grand Bahama’s Small Business Development programme in West Grand Bahama at the Eight Mile Rock High School auditorium. After successfully launching the programme in East Grand Bahama last month, Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Finance K. Peter Turnquest said he wanted to […]

New Investment Fund Bill a new chapter in Bahamian Financial Services

2019 bill passed in HOA     NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The new Investment Funds Bill, which was passed in parliament on Wednesday, will introduce a “new chapter” in Bahamian Financial Services while attracting new opportunities to the jurisdictions and improving the ease of doing business. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Peter Turnquest said […]