Marijuana field discovered, seized; three Bahamian males arrested in Abaco

Police in Abaco discovered a large marijuana field earlier this afternoon. Reports are that shortly after 1:00 pm, officers acting on information went to an area off S.C. Bootle Highway in Marsh Harbor, Abaco, where they discovered a marijuana field with approximately 3,103 plants, ranging between three inches to four feet in height. The plants have a street […]

AML Celebrates the Grand Opening of Solomon’s Yamacraw

Nassau, Bahamas, —  AML Foods Limited officially opened its newest retail outlet Solomon’s Yamacraw on Thursday. The 38,000 square-foot grocery store is located on Yamacraw Hill Road. AML invested a total of $14.5 million into the development. The Hon. Ellsworth Johnson, Minister of State for Legal Affairs and Member of Parliament for Yamacraw joined the company’s […]

Government to ‘respond aggressively’ to Ease of Doing Business Committee recommendations

By Matt Maura, Bahamas Information Services NASSAU, The Bahamas – The Government of The Bahamas will “respond aggressively” to recommendations made by the Ease of Doing Business Committee in an effort to address the global outlook on ease of doing business in The Bahamas. The ‘Ease of Doing Business’ Committee was appointed last year by Prime […]

Estimated 13,000 cubic yards of debris removed during first two days of cleanup campaign

  By Matt Maura, Bahamas Information Services NASSAU, The Bahamas — Preliminary estimates indicate that more than 13,000 cubic yards of debris was removed from the Bain and Grants Town community during the first two days of the Over-the-Hill Clean-up and Bulk Waste Removal Campaign. The campaign began on Friday and ramped up its operation on Saturday. Some of […]

Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians make courtesy call on the Governor General

By Kathryn Campbell, Bahamas Information Services NASSAU, The Bahamas – Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP), the Bahamas branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Americas and Atlantic Region, called on Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General, at Government House, Friday, January 19, 2018. The women, led by CWP Chairperson, the Hon. Lanisha Rolle, Minister of Social Services […]

Labour’s construction job fair attracts multitudes

By Lindsay Thompson, Bahamas Information Services NASSAU, The Bahamas – Multitudes of persons turned up at the Kendal G.L. Isaacs Gymnasium on Saturday, January 20, 2018 for the second installment of the Ministry of Labour’s Public Employment Services Initiative, “Labour on the Blocks.” Facilitated by the Department of Labour, the purpose of this weekend’s initiative was […]

Government signs new Industrial Agreement with the Bahamas Customs, Immigration & Allied Workers Union

By Llonella Gilbert, Bahamas Information Services NASSAU, The Bahamas — The Government signed a new Industrial Agreement with the Bahamas Customs, Immigration & Allied Workers Union at the Ministry of the Public Service, Thursday, January 18, 2018. Minister of the Public Service and National Insurance the Hon. Brensil Rolle thanked the Minister of Labour, Senator the Hon. Dion […]

Relaunch of Project in West Grand Bahama Speaks of Investor’s Confidence

By Andrew Coakley: Bahamas Information Services   FREEPORT, Grand Bahama – Investor confidence is returns to Grand Bahama: in a press conference at the Office of The Prime Minister on Tuesday, Minister of State for Grand Bahama, the Hon. Kwasi Thompson hosted investors Philip Ward and Mike Hayhurst, developers of a series of village-styled homes on marina-front […]

President of Haiti received credentials from Jeffrey Williams, The Bahamas’ new abmassador

His Excellency Jeffrey Williams, Ambassador of The Bahamas to Haiti, presented his Letters of Credence to the His Excellency Jovenel Moise, President of the Republic of Haiti on Wednesday, 17 January 2018 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. President Jovenel Moise engaged Ambassador Williams in a brief discussion on cooperation in the areas migration, fisheries, agriculture and investment […]