Vanderpool-Wallace retires

Three-time Olympian Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace is saying goodbye to the sport that she fell in love with. The multi-national record holder announced her retirement earlier this week, stating that she’s grateful with the opportunities swimming provided her, and also with what she has been able to accomplish as a professional. Vanderpool-Wallace is easily the most decorated swimmer […]

NEMA conducts disaster readiness test

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) yesterday conducted a readiness initiative to test its systems in case of a hurricane or other national disaster. The test included all sectors, ministries, departments and agencies of government, including all administrators, and local government practitioners in all settlements, districts and Family Islands. The initiative sought to test NEMA’s […]

Dept. of Social Services hosts practicum for University of San Diego students

Ten graduate students from the University of San Diego traveled to The Bahamas recently to participate in the in a week-long clinical practicum hosted by the Department of Social Services. According to Chief Welfare Officer Lisa Ingraham, the group comprises graduate studies student’s majoring in clinical mental health counseling and school counseling. “Three students worked […]

Major sets record straight on gaming jurisdictions

President of The Bahamas Gaming Operators Association (BGOA) Gershan Major, in a statement to the media on Thursday, questioned the motives of Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest’s recent interview with local media. According to Major, the minister’s examples of jurisdictions listed in the interview are not comparable to The Bahamas and indicated that the deputy […]

Miss World Bahamas visits Garvin Tynes Primary School in first official appearance

Miss World Bahamas Brinique Gibson made her first official public appearance when she met the students and staff of the Garvin Tynes Primary School yesterday. Highlighting her trip was a visit to the school’s autistic center, where she read to the special needs children. “I was extremely happy to know that I had the opportunity to […]

Ansbacher providing seamless solutions for tax reporting

Ansbacher (Bahamas) Limited, a leading private wealth manager in The Bahamas that serves high net worth individuals, corporations and institutions, has partnered with BearingPoint’s EasyTax Solutions to produce offshore tax reports for its international clients. The preparation of tax statements are a part of government’s international mandate to fulfill tax reporting requirements to avoid blacklisting. […]