Trio receives Queen’s honours

Three outstanding Bahamians, who were unable to make the initial ceremony celebrating them and 15 other extraordinary Bahamians, honoured by Queen Elizabeth II at the start of the year, got a special ceremony of their own, as they officially received their Queen’s Honours at Government House yesterday. Former educator Elma Garraway, transportation veteran Kendal Culmer, and ophthalmologist Dr. Jonathan […]

JCNP gears up for Junkanoo Jam

The Junkanoo Corporation New Providence Ltd. (JCNP) is gearing up for Junkanoo Jam, a showcase of Junkanoo groups that will take place each month until December. Junkanoo Jam marks the official beginning of the Junkanoo season. During a press conference Wednesday, JNCP Chairman Silbert Ferguson said, the organisation is excited about the event and encouraged Bahamians to come out […]

Ungrateful debuts in New Providence

Ungrateful, a Bahamian film written by Dario Poitier and directed by Gary Wong, and tells the all to familiar story of how Bahamian parents sometimes view their children’s attitudes as ungrateful, debut in local theaters over the weekend. While ‘Ungrateful’ is Poitier’s first film project, he said he has been writing stage plays for quite some time. […]

Willis collaborates with Joss Stone

Bahamian musician Christopher “Willis” Knowles, best known for his reggae band Willis and the Illest, has garnered international attention after a recent collaboration with well-known British recording artist Joss Stone. Knowles shared with Eyewitness News recently, how the opportunity to work with Stone presented itself while she was in town. The video for the recording took place on […]

Z-Bandits summer camp closes a success

A talent showcase closed the Z-Bandits summer youth education outreach camp on Friday. Z-Bandits has hosted the camp for inner-city youth for the past 12 years. Camp leader Eugene Collie told Eyewitness News that participants experience many trade-building activities, before thanking his biggest sponsor for its continuous support. Englerston Member of Parliament (MP) Glenys Hanna Martin, who also supported […]

Culture, comradery take centre stage at start of epic expedition

Up and coming leaders from throughout the region were fired-up at a high-energy opening ceremony kick-starting a grand hiking expedition set to take Caribbean nationals from seven countries to Cat Island. Excitement bubbled over at SuperClubs Breezes on Sunday, July 29, at the official start of the 39th annual Caribbean Award Sub Regional Council (CASC) Adventurous […]

PBS to air ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’ about Fred Rogers

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — With Fred Rogers’ legacy back in the spotlight, PBS wants viewers to remember that public television was the longtime home of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.” PBS stations will air the acclaimed documentary “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” as part of the “Independent Lens” showcase. Rogers’ “powerful” approach to children’s programming is […]