Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival partners with Grand Isle Resort & Spa for the third stop of the Pigs of Paradise world tour

During the Exuma Film Festival, July 4 – 7, attendees will have the opportunity to watch the Pigs of Paradise debut in the place where it all began. GREAT EXUMA, BAHAMAS – The Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF) will travel to Grand Isle Resort & Spaon Great Exuma, Bahamas for an enjoyable weekend of […]

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Promising students rewarded with laptops

Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin Dames and Director of Education Marcellus Taylor applauded President and CEO of Electro Telecom Limited Paul Smith, and his company, for encouraging Bahamian students by awarding laptops to promising scholars for more than 15 years.  Mr. Smith and his company, during an official ceremony at the Paul Farquharson Conference […]

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Upside-Down, Speed Paintings by Jamaal Rolle Raise US$21,000 for Rotary’s End Polio Now

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – At the invitation of Rotary International (R.I.) President Barry Rassin, Celebrity Artist and Rotarian, Jamaal Rolle was asked to paint two “End Polio Now” creations at 10 minutes each before a live audience. The artist added a surprise twist by creating his work of art, upside-down to the delight of everyone. It […]

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RBDF Rangers holds passing out parade in Abaco

The Royal Bahamas Defence Force’s (RBDF) Rangers Program on the island of Abaco was recently strengthened with the addition of 21 students during a recent Passing out Parade ceremony. The Passing Out Parade ceremony took place at the government complex, Marsh Harbour. Attending the ceremony was Miss Maxine Duncombe, Island Senior Administrator. Also in attendance […]

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GG hosts 2019 Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) awards ceremony

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling hosted the Youth Empowerment Program’s (YEP) Annual National Award Ceremony on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at Government House.  The Governor General presented certificates and medals and a reception followed.  Pictured are youth participants; and from left: President & CEO, Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) Mr. Delano Munroe, Her Excellency […]

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58 GB Youths shine as beacon of excellence with GGYA awards

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – It’s a programme that enrich young people’s lives on multiple levels. At least that’s the way Carla Brown-Roker, Grand Bahama’s Ministry of Youth Officer views the Governor General’s Youth Award (GGYA) and she said as much during a presentation which saw 58 participants recognized. “When I see GGYA on applications coming into my ministry, […]

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Booking Success

Blair wins big with order from Education Ministry NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Hailing a children’s book series as “culturally relevant,” the Ministry of Education lent its backing to a student author, with a significant order designed to make the new picture book available to every preschool class in The Bahamas’ public school system. “Due to the […]

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UB and NAGB Formalize Agreement for the Arts

University of The Bahamas (UB) and the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas (NAGB) have solidified an agreement that will facilitate academic and cultural interchange in arts education, research and collaboration, thereby strengthening the relationship between the two national institutions. UB President Dr. Rodney D. Smith and Director of the NAGB Mrs. Amanda Coulson recently […]

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Citi celebrates its 14th annual Global Community Day with more than 200 local volunteers

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – On Saturday, June 1, 2019, Citi Bahamas celebrated its 14thannual Global Community Day with over 200 Citi volunteers in Nassau. In the days leading up to, and including Global Community Day, Citi colleagues, alumni, partners, clients, family and friends in more than 400 cities across 90 countries and territories are volunteering in […]

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Island Yogurt earns top Trip Advisor certificate of excellence

FREEPORT, BAHAMAS – Island Yogurt co-owners, Paul and Kimberley Brown were elated to receive a 2019 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence. The certificate is awarded to businesses based on consistently great reviews received on Trip Advisor.  Kimberley Brown exclaims, “We are very humbled to be recognized because we pride ourselves on delivering the best customer […]

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Bahamas Feeding Network continues to support feeding programs on GB

FREEPORT, BAHAMAS – More than sixteen nonprofit feeding centers and church outreach programs on Grand Bahama were the recipients of some much-needed assistance from the Bahamas Feeding Network (BFN) recently. Representatives gathered at The Voice of Deliverance Church in Freeport, to receive food vouchers to Abaco Markets Limited (AML Foods) which were distributed by BFN […]

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Governor General attends the Royal Bahamas Defence Force Annual Military Ball

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Governor General, Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling attended the Royal Bahamas Defence Force Annual Military Ball on Saturday, June 1, 2019, at Atlantis, Paradise Island.  In attendance were Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin Dames and Minister of Foreign Affairs the Hon. Darren Henfield.  The Governor General is pictured as she […]

GGYA ceremony recognizes 72 young persons

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – When tenth grader Keshawn Gardiner strutted across the stage to celebrate achieving Bronze in the Governor General’s Youth Award (GGYA) it was a defining moment for the autistic teen who had never participated in a mainstream youth programme alongside his peers without disabilities. With adolescent programmes seldom addressing the issue of youths […]

Julien ‘Believe’ and Bahamian Musicians showcase talent at Music Waves Festival

BEIJING, CHINA — Julien “Believe” Thompson rocked the stage with Bahamian musicians at the Music Waves, Midi and Strawberry Music Festival (Music Waves) 2019, at The Rose Bud, Chaoyang International Cultural Exchange Center, 798 Art District, in Beijing, The People’s Republic of China, on May 26, 2019. Vocalists Freddie Munnings, Jr., and Angel Reckley joined Julien “Believe” […]