NASSAU, BAHAMAS — 400-meter sprinter Lacarthea Cooper minced no words after not being named to the 20-member team that will represent the Bahamas in the 2024 Olympic Games despite recording a top-three qualifying time. Cooper was one of the three fastest women in the 400 meters at nationals in June and was recommended by The […]

School repairs in New Providence underway, including swimming pools for eight schools

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Education Minister  Glenys Hanna-Martin announcing that numerous schools in the capital are undergoing major renovations. Although Hanna-Martin was unable to provide an exact figure on the renovations she estimated that it would be some $10 million dollars. With some six weeks left until the 2024-2025 school year, some campuses are undergoing roofing changes, windows […]

Grand Bahama to welcome boost in tourism with increased fall airlift

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Grand Bahama tourism stakeholders are welcoming the news of increased airlift to the islands this fall, with foreign air arrivals to the island over the first five months showing an eight percent year-over-year increase. The Ministry of Tourism, Investments, and Aviation recently announced that Grand Bahama Island is poised to receive more […]

Carnival Corporation partners with Tourism Development Corporation on lifeguard workshop for Celebration Key employment opportunities

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Carnival Corporation, the leading cruise company in the Caribbean and world’s largest cruise company, is partnering with the Bahamas Tourism Development Corporation (TDC) in Grand Bahama to recruite lifeguards for its highly anticipated cruise port destination, Celebration Key. The qualification program will take place in Grand Bahama July 24 – 26 and will […]

Olympic Committee confident in Team Bahamas

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas Olympic Committee has officially named the 20-member team that will represent The Bahamas at the Paris Olympic Games.   BOC President Romell Knowles expressed confidence in the team’s members to Eyewitness News, describing it as a powerful and dynamic young group.   He also confirmed that 16-year-old Shania Adderley will […]

Bahamas Striping Group announces 160-mile road project in Eleuthera to begin this week

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Project Manager of the Bahamas Striping Group of Companies, Ramdeo Ramdass, announced on Tuesday morning that the 160-mile road pavement project on the island of Eleuthera will commence this week. In preparation for the pavement project, subcontractors are in the settlements of Free Town and Wemyss Bight completing their pre-pavement processes ahead of […]

FULL STORY: Court of Appeal grants P.I. entrepreneur right to appeal to Privy Council in longstanding lease dispute

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Captain Toby Smith, the Bahamian entrepreneur seeking to restore Paradise Island’s lighthouse, remains confident that he will be victorious in his Crown Land lease dispute after the Court of Appeal granted him leave to appeal to the Privy Council in London. Captain Smith said in a statement: “It is our continued hope […]