Pintard discusses initiatives for promotion and preservation of culture

NASSAU, The Bahamas — Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, the Hon. Michael Pintard recently met with the Cultural Affairs Division and discussed present and future initiatives for the promotion and preservation of culture in The Bahamas. Among those present were representatives of the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas, the National Dance School of […]

GG attends Red Cross Ball

NASSAU, The Bahamas — Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling was welcomed to the Red Cross Ball upon arrival at Baha Mar on Saturday evening, January 27, 2018 by Bahamas Red Cross Society’s President Craig Gomez, Red Cross Director General Caroline Turnquest, and Baha Mar’s Senior Vice-President of Administration and External Affairs Robert Sands, […]

AML Celebrates the Grand Opening of Solomon’s Yamacraw

Nassau, Bahamas, —  AML Foods Limited officially opened its newest retail outlet Solomon’s Yamacraw on Thursday. The 38,000 square-foot grocery store is located on Yamacraw Hill Road. AML invested a total of $14.5 million into the development. The Hon. Ellsworth Johnson, Minister of State for Legal Affairs and Member of Parliament for Yamacraw joined the company’s […]

Labour’s construction job fair attracts multitudes

By Lindsay Thompson, Bahamas Information Services NASSAU, The Bahamas – Multitudes of persons turned up at the Kendal G.L. Isaacs Gymnasium on Saturday, January 20, 2018 for the second installment of the Ministry of Labour’s Public Employment Services Initiative, “Labour on the Blocks.” Facilitated by the Department of Labour, the purpose of this weekend’s initiative was […]

Lyor Cohen says hip-hop should dominate at upcoming Grammys

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr., Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Music executive Lyor Cohen says hip-hop should dominate the top categories at the upcoming Grammys. Cohen spoke with The Associated Press on Thursday about the Recording Academy giving rap a “deserving” chance. Both Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar are nominated for album and record of the year. Jay-Z, […]

APTOPIX Britain Royals

Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle watch a dance performance by Jukebox Collectivef Cardiff Castle in Cardiff, Wales, Thursday, Jan 18th, 2018. During their tour, Prince Harry and Ms. Markle will hear performances from musicians and poets, meet sportsmen and women, and see how organisations are working to promote Welsh language and cultural identity. (Ben […]

Can #MeToo movement do harm? Ansari story raises question

By DAVID CRARY and TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press The #MeToo movement has been embraced by legions of women as a vital step toward countering widespread sexual abuse and misconduct. This week, more so than at any point in the movement’s brief history, there’s visceral discussion about its potential for causing harm. The catalyst was the publication […]