Fyre Festival turned Fyre Fraud investigated in Hulu documentary

Highlights many warning signs Shows mad dash for tents Invokes images of Hunger Games Details alleged plan to rob Bahamas Customs Fyre Fraud – a newly released documentary highlighting the disastrous events of the now infamous Fyre Festival of 2017 debuted Monday on the online video streaming service Hulu . The 96-minute-long Hulu original, which […]

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Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated Gives $25K to The Ranfurly Home for Children

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – For the first time ever, the National Executive Board Meeting of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated was held outside of the Continental United States of America.  The conference was held from January 10-12 at Baha Mar and brought more than 300 of its members to Bahamian shores.  In keeping with the sorority’s ideal […]

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R. Kelly accuser says he threatened to reveal her sex life

NEW YORK (AP) — R. Kelly wrote a letter threatening to reveal embarrassing details of a woman’s sexual history if she didn’t drop a lawsuit accusing him of sexual abuse, the woman and her lawyer said Monday. In the letter, a person identifying himself as R. Kelly warned a lawyer for the woman, Faith Rodgers, […]

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Nighttime street festival to reenergize Downtown

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A new nighttime cultural event held every Saturday in Downtown, Nassau is hoping to re-energize the city’s centre with an injection of live entertainment and artisan craft. The event, Nassau Night Market, is the brainchild of young entrepreneur Brandon Kemp. The street festival begins at 3:00 p.m. every Saturday and runs until […]

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Lawyer: R. Kelly denies all sexual misconduct allegations

CHICAGO (AP) — An attorney for R. Kelly said Friday that the R&B star denies all allegations of sexual misconduct involving women and underage girls, including those made in a recent documentary, although he says neither he nor Kelly has watched the entire movie. Attorney Steve Greenberg offered his most full-throated defense of the Grammy-winning […]

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Bahamas named 2019 Best Scuba Diving Destination for Big Animals, captures seven awards

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA  – The Bahamas continues to build on its winning streak of awards, accolades and international recognition in tourism.  During the recent Dive Equipment Manufacturing Association (DEMA) trade show held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, November 14-17, in Las Vegas, The Bahamas captured seven awards and was named 2019 Best Scuba Diving Destination for […]

Solomon’s to ring in the harvest season with ‘freshtival’ celebration on October 27

As summer gives way to fall, Solomon’s Fresh Market is celebrating the changing seasons with its 5th Annual Freshtival celebration. This Saturday, the store will officially kick off the harvest season with events at the Old Fort Bay and Harbour Bay locations. During the event, shoppers can take part in a craft market while sampling vendor products and […]

34 Bahamians recognised in first National Hero’s Honours

Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor-General and Chancellor, on Monday, conferred national honours on 34 distinguished Bahamians for their contributions to the development of The Bahamas. The “historic” ceremony was conducted as prescribed in the National Honours Act, for National Heroes Day. In a special ceremony, on August 23, 2018, national honours were conferred upon […]

CUBIX is ALIV

Cubix has teamed up with ALIV for their summer sensation promotion. The promotion gives new customers who registered and shipped with CUBIX over the summer a chance to win either an iPhone 8 or Samsung S8, courtesy of ALIV. Existing customers and staff can also win by referring to the newest customers who register and […]

Bahamian musician makes semi-final in Afropunk festival

A Bahamian musical artist and her band are boasting a strong performance in an internationally acclaimed competition.  Singer Kamilah Gibson and her band recently competed in the popular AfroPunk Festival Battle of the Bands competition in Brooklyn, New York with hopes of being selected to perform her original tunes live in front of thousands of people.  While […]

Elevation Awards announced

Nominations are now being accepted for next year’s Elevation Awards, set for April 2019.  Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Vincent McDonald said the show, now in its third year, will showcase Bahamian talent to an international market. “We are garnering and generating a deeper partnership with the regional market and the Caribbean at large,” said McDonald. “We are partnering […]