CARNIVAL 2018 recap: Which band are you with? Carnival groups talk preparing for the road

Bahamas Carnival – an expensive fete with groups investing hundreds and thousands of dollars to produce different packages for the road – continues today with more performances and the highly anticipate Road Fever march, which kicks off this afternoon. Now in its fourth year, Bahamas Carnival’s is growing in popularity and is seemingly gaining a […]

Bahamian female filmmaker makes US TV directorial debut

For the first time in history, a Bahamian filmmaker directed an episode of an international mainstream television show. Maria Govan directed the fourth episode in season three of Oprah Winfrey Network’s (OWN)  television drama Queen Sugar. Hand-selected by award winning filmmaker and show creator Ava DuVernay, Govan has accomplished what most independent filmmakers aspire to. […]

Prince heirs sue Illinois hospital over care during overdose

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince’s heirs have sued Walgreens and the Illinois hospital that treated the music superstar after he suffered from an opioid overdose, alleging that a doctor and various pharmacists failed to provide Prince with reasonable care, contributing to his death. The wrongful-death lawsuit filed in Cook County, Illinois, alleges a doctor and pharmacist […]

Toddlers parade through the streets

Epitomizing the 2018 theme, “Let the Children Play,” some danced, sang and clapped as they participated in this year’s Costume Parade. Toddlers and teachers representing twenty-two government pre-schools lined the streets and paraded from Augusta Street to Arawak Cay culminating activities in recognition of Pre-School Week, Thursday, April 19. Clad in uniforms which identified their schools, the […]