CTI hydroponics and beekeeping graduates ready to make an impact

ELEUTHERA, BAHAMAS — The One Eleuthera Foundation (OEF) recently hosted two Centre for Training and Innovation (CTI) graduations at its Rock Sound campus. Nineteen students in total celebrated the accomplishment of successfully completing one of two 12-week courses in Intro to hydroponics and apiology and apiculture (beekeeping). The “Learn-and-Earn” hydroponics graduation took place on June […]

TAKE THE CAKE: Leading realtor sees inquires in Eleuthera real estate “double” in the past year

“The world is rediscovering Eleuthera” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A leading realtor says he has seen “double” the number of inquiries about Eleuthera in the past year, with the island emerging as the Family Island real estate story of the year. Real estate broker Mario Carey, founder of the first international affiliate of Better Homes and […]

WASTE CONFLICT: Area MP and brother allegedly involved in govt’s North Eleuthera landfill contract

Harbour Island committee unhappy with site’s management ELEUTHERA, BAHAMAS — Amid concerns that a North Eleuthera landfill has been improperly operated by a waste management company owned by the brother of area MP Howard Rickey Mackey, the MP has sought to defend the operation. Mackey owns the barge and some of the equipment involved in […]

Eleuthera Business Hub now open to support small business owners and entrepreneurs on Eleuthera

Disney Cruise Line & Access Accelerator Small Business Development Centre announce small business grant program offering $5K ELEUTHERA, BAHAMAS — The Eleuthera Business Hub (EBH), a partnership between the Eleuthera Chamber of Commerce, Access Accelerator Small Business Development Centre and Disney Cruise Line, is now open to support small businesses and entrepreneurs in Central and […]

LIGHTHOUSE POINT TUG OF WAR: Disney defends project’s benefits but environmental groups say they were “brushed aside” on EIA collaboration

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Local environmental groups said last night that Disney’s Lighthouse Point development represents a “major decision” for Eleuthera and The Bahamas as a whole, noting that “the world is watching”. Bahamas Reef Environmental Educational Foundation (BREEF) Executive Director Casuarina McKinney-Lambert, during a public consultation via Zoom on the controversial project, noted: “We wrote […]

COVID vaccines rolled out on Eleuthera; further expansion set for next week

Teachers, persons with disabilities and hospitality workers become eligible for vaccination on April 7 NASSAU, BAHAMAS — As the government expands its vaccination programme, doses of Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines have begun to be administered on Eleuthera. Vaccinations will continue on the island through Thursday beginning with healthcare workers, residents over 60 and staff of […]