LYING IN WAIT: Junkanoo plans on hold until PM gives green light, says JCNP

Reigning champ Saxons Superstars say they are “always battle-ready” should Junkanoo be permitted “Time alone will tell what the parades, if any, will look like this year” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Junkanoo Corporation of New Providence (JCNP) has not resumed the planning and administrative work for the current 2021/2022 Junkanoo Season due to COVID-19 protocols, […]

ROCKIN’ N’ ROLLIN’: PM foreshadows approving 2021 Junkanoo parades

Defending champions Saxons Superstars prepared to put on show, welcome vaccine announcement NASSAU, BAHAMAS — As 20,000 AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines arrived in The Bahamas yesterday, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said he looks forward to granting approval for Junkanoo groups to prepare for the end-of-year parades — mass gathering events that were canceled last year. […]

KFC launches Junkanoo buckets competition

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Although the traditional Junkanoo parades have been canceled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, KFC Nassau yesterday announced it will be launching its own campaign for Junkanoo lovers to “get their creative juices flowing and have a chance to win big cash prizes”. KFC Nassau is challenging the Junkanoo community to […]

Resorts World Bimini to remain closed

“We have no direction” — some employees feel left in the dark by resort NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Resorts World Bimini has announced that its property will remain temporarily closed as the country continues to grapple with the local spread of the novel coronavirus. In an announcement to its guests on its website, the resort said: […]