BAMSI’s new refrigeration container to extend produce shelf life

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) continues to build economic capacity with the recent engagement of a refrigeration transport container that will transform its post harvesting marketing protocols, reducing spoilage and wastage by 40 per cent or more and adding value and a longer shelf life to its fresh produce, […]

Dr. Minnis chats with Jamaica’s PM at CARICOM

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS & NEVIS — Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis, along with Prime Minister of Jamaica, Andrew Holness arrived in Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis on Monday for the 30th Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).  Prime Minister Minnis is pictured (right) in conversation with Prime […]

The Bahamas supports recognition of Juan Guaidó as Interim President of Venezuela

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a statement released on Thursday, said it wished to inform that a Special Meeting of the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) was held on January 24 to address the critical on-going political crisis in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, and The Bahamas […]

Sands assures PMH employees will receive December overtime pay

NASSAU, BAHAMAS –  Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands on Tuesday refuted the contents of a memo that was reportedly circulating over the weekend, which asserted that Princess Margaret Hospital employees who had worked overtime during the month of December will not be paid for those extra hours. Speaking to reporters before heading to the […]

Private airport operators in need of another runway

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – As the Ministry of Tourism has dubbed 2018 as “the best year for tourist arrivals,” private airport operators in New Providence are hoping to see some improvement in airport infrastructure, mainly with the construction of a new runway. The airport operators at Odyssey and Jet Aviation told Eyewitness News Online that they […]

Morton Salt workers to strike

Members of the Bahamas Industrial Manufacturers and Allied Workers Union, representing unionized Morton Salt employees, on Tuesday, voted overwhelmingly in favour of a strike. The strike vote took place yesterday in Matthew Town, Inagua.  After the polls closed last night at 6:00 p.m., union president Jennifer Brown said she was pleased with the turnout and […]

Multi-million dollar development under construction at Palm Cay

An ultra-luxe condominium and penthouse complex currently under construction at Palm Cay in south-eastern New Providence is expected to inject millions of dollars into the country’s economy and will provide 155 jobs for Bahamians, according to Rob Batchelor, the CEO of Palm Cay. The new addition called, “One Marina,” will feature 84 two and three-bedroom […]