Bahamas holds comfortable lead at CARIFTA swimming championships

After three days of intense competition in Kingston, Jamaica, team Bahamas holds a comfortable lead over the rest of the field at the 2018 Caribbean Free Trade Agreement (CARIFTA) Swimming Championships. The Bahamas currently has a total of 543.5 points, more than 100 points ahead of second place Jamaica with 395 points. Guadeloupe is currently in […]

Residents of “shanty’s” on edge

Shanty town residents are reportedly on edge as government continues to aggressively push towards the eradication of those communities, with one Bahamian-Haitian community leader expressing hope that a mutually beneficial agreement can be reached between government and the soon-to-be displaced populous. While Labour Minister Dion Foulkes is on record saying the unregulated communities will be […]

DataTorque takes Road Traffic out of stone age

DataTorque, the advanced technology fueling the automated system at the country’s Road and Traffic Department, is running smoother than when it was first introduced to The Bahamas, according to Minister of Transport Frankie Campbell. Campbell said, DataTorque, which had noticeably less hiccups this year, was recently implemented on the Family Islands to improve efficiency. “The […]

Body of missing diver found

Marines from the Royal Bahamas Defense Force (RBDF) on Good Friday discovered the body thought to be of the diver who was reported missing since Wednesday afternoon floating in the area of Bayside Marina, East Bay Street according to police reports. Police Superintendent Shanta Knowles confirmed Friday afternoon that while police were on harbor-side watch […]

Adrian Fox spreads Easter joy for the holiday

Seven hundred Uriah McPhee Primary School students got an overwhelming treat Wednesday morning as they were gifted Easter baskets from a local charity outside the school’s auditorium. The baskets were a gift from Fox Foundation Founder Adrian Fox. Fox along with a team of the foundation’s representatives, doled out candy bars, race cars, Easter buckets […]

CARIFTA championships begin this weekend

The 47th edition of the Caribbean Free Trade Agreement (CARIFTA) Track and Field Championships begin tomorrow at the Queen Elizabeth Sporting Complex in New Providence. An 80-member team will represent The Bahamas for the first time in several years, and according to Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations (BAAA) president Rosamunde Carey, expectations are high amongst team coaches and […]

NAD to increase duty-free shopping concessions at airport

Officials at the Nassau Airport Development (NAD) Company are looking to increase its non-aeronautical revenue by improving the duty-free concession shopping in the international terminal. In its 11th year managing the travel hub and primary gateway into the country, Jan Knowles vice president of Marketing and Commercial Development said improving the product offering at the […]