World Central Kitchen announces new round of grants for food production projects in The Bahamas

NPO provides direct financial support, training and volunteer opportunities to revitalize the country’s economy and food systems NASSAU, BAHAMAS — World Central Kitchen (WCK) has announced the launch of its fourth round of grants as part of its Food Producer Network (FPN). The program helps build resilient local food systems and strengthen food security through […]

PAHO will begin procuring COVID-19 vaccines to expand access in Latin America and the Caribbean

Organization launches “new opportunity” to help countries procure enough vaccines to control transmission WASHINGTON, DC — Taking action to expand access to the COVID-19 vaccines, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) will use its Revolving Fund to help countries in Latin America and the Caribbean procure enough vaccines to control transmission, PAHO Director Carissa F […]

“THROW THEM IN JAIL”: Leading real estate broker “fed up” with law-breaking foreign sales agents

Carey wants stiff fines and fear of imprisonment for foreign appraisers and sales agents entering The Bahamas and taking work from qualified Bahamians NASSAU, BAHAMAS — One of the country’s most successful real estate professionals today backed the industry association’s pledge to go after illegal appraisers who “rob qualified Bahamians of work” by operating in […]

Bahamian State Department YLAI alumni promote volunteerism and community engagement

Entrepreneur duo agrees to continue giveback initiative on a quarterly basis NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The US Embassy in Nassau recently highlighted two more young Bahamian entrepreneurs who are a part of the US Department of State’s prestigious Alumni Network: Shavonne Saunders, head of “We Life Foundation”, a local NGO; and Philip Poitier Jr, owner of the […]

STEVEN TAKES GOLD: Prime minister congratulates young runner on Olympic win

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Accomplished sprinter Steven Gardiner won the gold medal in the 400-meter run at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics yesterday, sending Bahamians everywhere into a frenzy of celebration. Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis was among those sending congratulations to the young athlete, noting in a statement that he looks forward to “visiting with him […]

WINNER’S REWARD: Sandals resorts announces complimentary stay for Olympic gold medalist Steven Gardiner

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Adam Stewart, executive chairman of Sandals Resorts International (SRI), has extended a complimentary luxury included vacation to Steven Gardiner as he joins Bahamians and the world in celebrating Gardiner’s gold medal finish in the 400-meter (m) final at the Tokyo Olympics. In an early morning social media post, Stewart made the announcement […]

ROMANCE, DISCOVERY & EXPLORATION AWAIT: Sandals opens bookings for its entry into Curaçao

Resort debuts as Sandals Royal Curaçao; offers limited-time savings and unveils plans for several Sandals “firsts” SANTA BARBARA, CURAÇAO — Sandals Resorts International (SRI) yesterday unveiled new details for its flagship brand’s highly anticipated 16th resort and the company’s first venture into Curaçao, the newly named Sandals Royal Curaçao. The brand is offering guests a […]