GB gets big promotional plug during world cruise and maritime conference

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of State for Grand Bahama, Senator Kwasi Thompson, said that the new proposed Carnival Cruise Port,... read more »


Wells: BMA to conduct safety investigation of Grand Bahama shipyard incident

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – On the heels of an accident at the dry dock of the Grand Bahama shipyard which injured... read more »


Investigation launched into GB Shipyard industrial accident

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of state for Grand Bahama Senator Kwasi Thompson confirming to media on Tuesday that investigations are... read more »


Environmentalists concerned about terms of Lighthouse Point HOA

Says HOA reveals project is larger and potentially more damaging than previously described   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Environmental groups BREEF,... read more »


Environmentalists: Disney HOA reveals worst fears

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Several environmentalists yesterday characterized the heads of agreement for Disney’s $250 million project in Eleuthera, which was... read more »


Opposition slams govt. for “secret deal” signed with Disney

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Various stakeholders are calling into question government’s recent Heads of Agreement (HOA) signed with Disney Cruise Lines... read more »


Should The Bahamas independently review any vaccine approved by PAHO for wide distribution?

  • Yes (72%)
  • No (24%)
  • Unsure (4%)
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Govt.: Disney HOA to be tabled March 20

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – After being slammed by the Opposition and environmentalists for not allowing the media to attend last week’s... read more »


Royal Caribbean confident in “resurgence” of Grand Lucayan and GB

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines (RCCL) President and CEO Michael Bayley said yesterday that the company, and its... read more »


After US advisory, Jet-ski operators say procedures have been amended

But tourists say they feel safe   NASSAU, BAHAMAS –  Local jet ski operators shot down the concerns of the... read more »


Carroll: On-going issue of poaching must be addressed

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – While Vice Chairman of The Bahamas Fishing Alliance, Keith Carroll applauds the government’s efforts to address the... read more »




Global Ports Holding selected as preferred cruise port bidder

Govt. eyes majority Bahamian ownership in $250 million project   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Ministry of Tourism yesterday announced Global... read more »


PM: Freeport, Nassau will benefit from new cruise ports

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama – Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said the argument made by critics that the revival of Freeport... read more »


Unknown smuggling victims laid to rest

A journey that began in Haiti and saw dozens of Haitians board a wooden sloop in search of a better... read more »


Haitian charge d’Affaires: We will solve this “madness”

Charging that the governments of the Republic of Haiti and Commonwealth of The Bahamas must continue to work together to... read more »


More bodies recovered from Haitian vessel

Death toll increases to 32   Two more bodies were found yesterday afternoon among the wreckage of a sunken vessel... read more »


Another body retrieved from waters

Total body count stands at 30; capsized vessel was carrying 83 persons   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The death toll of... read more »


Two more bodies of suspected Haitian sloop passengers found

Authorities continue search for additional survivors, bodies    NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Authorities pulled two more bodies out of waters off... read more »


Bahamas records lowest ever number of annual port state control detentions

The Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) announced on Tuesday that it has recorded its lowest ever number of annual detentions following... read more »