OAS Scholarship pays courtesy call on Minister of Education

NASSAU, BAHAMAS —  Ramona Davis-Wells, a Technology Studies teacher at the C.H. Reeves Junior High School and recipient of an Organization of American States scholarship, paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Education, the Hon. Jeffrey L. Lloyd.  Mrs. Wells is preparing to pursue a Master’s Degree in Public Policy with specialization in Educational Technology at the KDI School […]

RBC drastically downsizes Bahamian presence; implements voluntary separation programme

Royal Bank of Canada is making changes. The bank announced the consolidation of several of their branches throughout The Bahamas over the course of the first quarter of 2018 this evening. Affected branches include the following: Robinson Rd. store with Carmichael Rd. store, effective March 16th, 2018 JFK Drive store with Carmichael Rd. store, effective March 23rd, […]

Turnquest introduces ‘2020 Census of Population and Housing’

By Llonella Gilbert, Bahamas Information Services NASSAU, Bahamas – In The Bahamas a census is conducted every 10 years. Acting Prime Minister, the Hon. Peter Turnquest remarked at the official launch of the ‘2020 Census of Population and Housing’ at the Department of Statistics, January 22th, 2018 that the data collected during the upcoming census — […]

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 […]