An urgent, sacred mandate for the preservation of our Bahamaland & Mother Earth

My people, we are called to be the environmental consciousness pioneers, at this critical juncture of Earth’s dramatic agony, caused by our human species. Our mission is sacred; the indomitable laws of nature require us to preserve the sanctity of her breast, her bosom and her precious womb. We all come forth from her loins, yet she has entrusted […]

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OPINION: Sea horse appears once again in North Bimini Bay

 The discovery two weeks ago of a seahorse in North Bimini Bay may very well be the sign that, with the temporary stoppage of dredging within the mangroves, these unique treasures may be returning to the area. It was a juvenile seahorse, which indicates the possible presence of adults in the area.  Before all the dredging and construction […]

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2019 High School National Basketball Championships officially launched

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Initial plans for the 2019 High School National Basketball Championships were announced yesterday by senior education officer in the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Evon Wisdom. The fourth edition of the championships kicked off on March 27 at both the St. George’s and Jack Hayward Gymnasiums. “It is through our alliance with […]

Minister Campbell should know and do better

The following is a statement by Stephanie N. Lightbourne, President of the Women’s Alliance, Democratic National Alliance (DNA).   The recent insensitive comments by the Minister of Social Services, Frankie Campbell sparked significant outrage among Bahamian citizens, residents and international observers. While many had looked forward to his tenure as the first male to have […]

Dominican poachers charged

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Four Dominican fishermen were charged before the courts on Friday, after being apprehended by the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) in waters south of Great Inagua for poaching. In Friday’s hearing, Oneil Garcia, Ediberto Awduzar, Franklyn Carbera, and Jose Gomez, all appeared before Magistrate McKinney in court number one, and were charged […]

Chemical spill at Rand Hospital lab under control

Laboratory and Radiology services temporarily suspended on Thursday at the Michaela Virgill Storr Pavilion of the Rand Memorial Hospital in Grand Bahama, following a minor chemical spill in the Laboratory. A statement released yesterday from the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) outlined that no injuries were reported, however cautionary measures were taken for employees affected to […]