Kiwanis appreciation awards and reception at Government House

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Governor General, Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling hosted an appreciation awards and reception ceremonies in honour of Kiwanis International District Governor, Eastern Canada and Caribbean — Melford Clarke, who is the second Bahamian to hold the position.  Dame Marguerite is pictured during presentation of an award to District Governor Clarke, right, May […]

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Police Commissioner commends hundreds of officers

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A little over 140 police officers were awarded Commissioner Commendations yesterday in New Providence. The awards ceremony hosted at the Paul Farquharson headquarters on East Street follows a similar ceremony hosted in Grand Bahama on Wednesday. Police Commissioner Anthony Ferguson presented each of the awardees with certificates of honor for their hard […]

Women of NCTU congratulate Dame Janet Bostwick on her recent investiture at Buckingham Palace. 

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Women’s Association of the National Congress of Trade Unions of The Bahamas (NCTUB) on Thursday congratulated Dame Janet G. Bostwick, DBE, on her recent investiture at Buckingham Palace. Dame Bostwick, a former Trade Unionist was recently honoured by the Association at their ‘I AMWOMAN’ 2019 Award Ceremony held in celebration of […]

Denardo McDonald wins Junior Minister of Tourism speech competition

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Junior Minister of Tourism Speech Competition was held at SuperClubs Breezes on Thursday.  The winner, who competed with students representing islands across The Bahamas, was Denardo McDonald of Grade 11, Forest Heights Academy, Marsh Harbour, Abaco (holding trophy).  Also pictured are student contenders, and Minister of Tourism and Aviation the Hon. Dionisio […]

PM receives Legacy Award in New York

NEW YORK – Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis was honoured on Wednesday, February 27 by the American Foundation for The University of the West Indies (AFUWI) for exemplary professional achievements. The award honours graduates of The University of the West Indies who have excelled in their chosen fields and made significant national, regional or international […]

Green Book’ wins best picture at the Oscars in an upset

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The segregation-era road-trip drama “Green Book” was crowned best picture at the 91st Academy Awards on Sunday, handing Hollywood’s top award to a film that some see as a feel-good throwback but that others ridicule as an outdated inversion of “Driving Miss Daisy.” In a year when Hollywood could have made […]

Oscars producers say the show is in ‘good shape’ for Sunday

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Academy Awards producers Donna Gigliotti and Glenn Weiss have been hearing the same question a lot recently: Are you OK? It’s an understandable query. Producing the Oscars is guaranteed to be a stressful job, but the road to the 91st Academy Awards, which will take place on Sunday, has been unusually […]

What will win best picture? It’s a maddeningly close race

NEW YORK (AP) — On a year where one of the lead Oscar contenders is titled “The Favourite,” the 91st Academy Awards lack a clear front runner. Normally a fairly predictable process with one or two favorites, this year’s best picture race has been maddeningly unclear, almost devious in its contradictions. The guild awards, usually […]

AP Oscar predictions: What will win, what should win

Ahead of Sunday’s 91st Academy Awards, Associated Press Film Writers Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle share their predictions for a ceremony that has few sure things. BEST PICTURE The Nominees: “Black Panther,” ″BlacKkKlansman,” ″Bohemian Rhapsody,” ″The Favourite,” ″Green Book,” ″Roma,” ″A Star Is Born,” ″Vice” BAHR: Will Win: “Roma” Should Win: “A Star Is Born” […]