Countdown to 45 | Hours away from Independence Day

With the official countdown to the country’s 45th Independence winding down,  Chairman of the Independence Committee Mark Humes said Tuesday’s event at Clifford Park will be the highlight of the year. Below is an update calendar of events leading up to Independence: Monday, July 9 at 8:00 pm – 45th Grand Anniversary Celebrations – Cultural Extravaganza, Tattoo […]

Independence theme fitting reminder of Bahamians’ core values, says Thompson

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama: Minister of State for Grand Bahama Senator Kwasi Thompson said the theme for The Bahamas’ 45th Independence, “We’ve Come This Far by Faith,” is a fitting reminder of the core values Bahamians have held since gaining Independence in 1973. “Under the guidance of Almighty God, we have stood united in a shared […]

39th Regular Meeting of CARICOM

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica — Official Photo of heads of state attending the 39th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), July 4-6, 2018 at Montego Bay Conference Centre. Pictured first row, from left: President of Guyana, H.E. Brigadier David A. Granger; Prime Minister of Dominica, the Hon. Roosevelt […]

Essence Fest gears up for No. 24

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — More is the key word for the 2018 Essence Festival as it gears up for fans planning to descend upon New Orleans over the 4th of July holiday weekend for its 24th cultural explosion. Michelle Ebanks, president of Essence Communications Inc., said since the first festival was held in 1994 organizers […]