MARINE FORECAST FOR THE BAHAMAS FOR 24 HOURS FROM 12AM THURSDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER 2018
Intellicast Atlantic SatelliteBAHAMAS MARINE FORECAST ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AT 0400 UTC. WARNINGS: boaters should remain vigilant due to possible waterspout activity and beachgoers should exercise caution due to the slight risk of rip currents along east coast beaches. GENERAL SITUATION: mid to upper level troughing across the islands will enhance convective […]
The Heated Debate surrounding Lighthouse Point Continues
A group of local South Eleuthera supporters of the Disney development proposal were present with Member of Parliament for Central and South Eleuthera, Mr. Hank Johnson, sporting ‘We support Disney…” t-shirts, during a two and a half hour nationally broadcast radio show, which ran from 10:30 am until 1:00pm, hosted in the township of Wemyss […]
Renown Bahamian Sculptor, Stephen G. E. Burrows, Has Passed Away
Mr. Stephen G. E. Burrows, distinguished nationally as the first Bahamian steel/metal artist to have his creations displayed in public spaces throughout the Bahama Islands and other parts of the world, passed away on Tuesday, September 18th, 2018. He was a giant of a man who made exotic works of art and his pursuit of […]
Good Deed: Teacher and GB Businessman team up to fill a need at JC Primary School in Central Eleuthera
(Eleuthera, Bahamas) – At James’ Cistern Primary (JC Primary), Mrs. McPhee, a go-getter teacher, initiated communication with a community-minded business person from Grand Bahama, over the summer break, to provide text and workbooks for all the students at the school. Mr. Lamont Evans, who owns several businesses in Grand Bahama generously agreed to her request, […]
MURDER SUSPECT TO BE ARRAIGNED in Murder of Aide-de-Camp (ADC) Inspector Carlis Blatch
Update, Sept 16th, 2018 : MURDER SUSPECT TO BE ARRAIGNED POLICE are pleased to announce that an adult male will be arraigned in Magistrate Court at 1:00pm on Monday, 17th September, 2018 in connection with a murder investigation. A 48 year old male will be arraigned on a charge of murder, in connection with the death […]
Lucayan Renewal Holdings Ltd. Chairman, Official Visit
The Chairman and Directors of Lucayan Renewal
Holdings, the Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) created for the purchase of
the Grand Lucayan Resort, met officially with the management, staff and
unions of that resort today. The Board gave the assurance that the
staff would not be prejudiced in any way and that they would have the
option to volunteer for separation packages at the appropriate time.
SPV and its Board assumed operational control and management of the
Resort at the request of Hutchison in the early hours of the 11th of
September 2018. During the meetings participants were informed that the
SPV, will take over officially, upon the closing set for September
21st, 2018 following the approval of the Resolution to...
Miss Grand Bahama 2018 Relinquishes Crown Amidst Controversy
The following is a statement by the Miss Grand Bahama Beauty Pageant Organization:
"Amidst the surrounding
controversy that has erupted in the news and has gone viral on social media, the Miss Grand Bahama
Beauty Pageant Organization wishes to announce that the reigning Miss
Grand Bahama 2018 has relinquished the crown.
It is important to uphold the integrity of the organization which has been in existence for the past 30 years.
Old Bahama Bay to Expand with New Condos/Villa’s and Marina
After months of negotiations and due diligence, an agreement was
reached between West End Resorts Limited (WERL) and a Bahamian Company
controlled by Old Bahama Bay Resort & Yacht Harbour operator
President John MacDonald to expand upon what is already one of the most
beautiful resorts in all the Bahamas.
“It has been a pleasure
working with WERL which initiated and has been involved in the project
since 1997,”stated John MacDonald. This transaction will, in effect,
continue WERL’s vision to develop a beautiful self contained community
on the 225 acre parcel of land that includes the Resort, Marina, Pine
Island, the Isles, and immediately surrounding property...
Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2018 winners announced
Four young writers have been named as the Winners and Runners-Up of The
Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2018, selected from approximately
12,000 entries from across the five regions of the Commonwealth. The
competition is the world’s oldest international schools’ writing
Representing almost every Commonwealth country,
entrants wrote on pertinent topics such as the role of education in
building a fairer future, what they would do as their country’s Head of
Government for the day to improve life for young people and their
perfect recipe for a common future...
It’s a piece of advice that runs counter to the bone-loving dogs the
mass media has for generations depicted – cooked bones from table scraps
can be harmful causing injuries or even fatalities, according to Dr
Winston Davis, president of the Bahamas Veterinary Association.
recently had a case of a three-year-old male dog presenting with
vomiting and severe abdominal pain and trying to defecate. From his
history, we found out that he was fed pig’s feet a few days prior but
was fine after eating it,” said the veterinary practitioner with a
decade of experience in improving the lives of animals...
PARKERSBURG, West Virginia - Step aboard a bit of maritime history starting this weekend as replicas of The Nina and Pinta - two of three ships Christopher Columbus guided from Spain to The Bahamas in ...
INSURANCE executives from throughout the US and the Caribbean met in The Bahamas last month for the annual Life Insurers Committee (LIC) conference sponsored by BAF Financial. A reception hosting some ...
THE Houston Rockets have returned to the Bahamas and the Baha Mar resort for another mini-camp as they prepare for the upcoming 2018-19 National Basketball Association campaign. The Rockets players or...
The Bahamas’ ‘amateur boxing’ fraternity under microscope
The Government of The Bahamas, through the Boxing Rules Act of 1990, established the controlling arm of the professional segment of the sport. Accordingly, the Cabinet of The Bahamas appointed the Bah...
The Bahamas sees increase in visitors as marketing campaign scores
International arrivals in The Bahamas continues to grow. The country saw a show a solid growth of +10.2 percent year-to-date, maintaining the tourism turnaround that began in October of 2017. In a rel...
Bahamas Daybreak ‘Ups The Ante’ With Larger Vessel And More Services
The Bahamas Daybreak, launched its new 140 foot ROPAX (roll-on/roll-off passenger) vessel, built for freight, vehicle transport and with passenger accommodation, during July 2018. The new vessel now c...
Coby White loves to attack. Even as a freshman with only a handful of practices under his belt, White took the point guard baton within North Carolina's offense and ran with it, quite literally. White ...
Bahamas Paradise introduces Cruise & Stay packages Seatrade Cruise News Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line is now offering four- and six-night Cruise & Stay packages, giving travelers the opportunity to cruise from the Port of Palm Beach to Grand Bahama Island, stay two or four nights at one of their partner resorts and then ...
Suicide: A stigma in The Bahamas EyeWitness News Suicide or suicide attempts have reared its ugly head in The Bahamas where mental illness or depression is frowned upon or swept under the rug. According to Keva Bethell director of Research at the Allen Institute of Research and Training here in The ...
Bahamas Paradise Announces Cruise and Stay Packages Cruise Industry News Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line (BPCL) is introducing four and six-night Cruise & Stay packages, according to a press release. The company offers the opportunity for people to take a cruise one way from the Port of Palm Beach to Grand Bahama Island, stay ...
Cesaro in the Bahamas posing with a pig Cageside Seats (blog) Cesaro is in the Bahamas with a pig in the beach water. No, that's not Sheamus in makeup for another Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles sequel. Yes, I confused the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles characters Bebop and Rocksteady. The pig looks so happy.
US sanctions Trinidad and Tobago nationals as key ISIS financial facilitators
By Caribbean News Now contributor WASHINGTON, USA — The US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on Wednesday designated two Trinidad and Tobago nationals as Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) financiers pursuant to a presidential executive order, which targets terrorists and those providing support to terrorists or acts of […]
New tropical depression likely to form as it heads towards the Caribbean
By Caribbean News Now contributor MIAMI, USA — Showers and thunderstorms associated with a tropical wave in the eastern tropical Atlantic are showing some signs of organization. The environment is forecast to be conducive for slow development, and a tropical depression could form early next week while the system moves westward at 15 to 20 […]
Cayman Islands governor officially removed from post
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) — Cayman Islands Governor Anwar Choudhury will not be returning to the Cayman Islands but will be re-posted to London, according to an extremely brief statement from the governor’s office on Thursday. Officials said that a short-term successor will now be appointed while the recruitment process for a permanent replacement […]
Consensual sex between male adults no longer illegal in Trinidad and Tobago
by Caribbean News Now contributor PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — In delivering a 14-page decision in Port-of-Spain on Thursday, High Court Judge Devindra Rampersad modified sections 13 and 16 of the Sexual Offences Act, which had previously criminalised buggery and serious indecency in Trinidad and Tobago, even between consenting adults. Although Rampersad had declared that […]
Trinidad and Tobago foreign ministry hosts security meeting for diplomatic corps
By Caribbean News Now contributor PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — Senator Dennis Moses, Trinidad and Tobago’s minister of foreign and CARICOM affairs, hosted an interactive meeting on security in conjunction with Stuart Young, minister of national security, minister in the office of the prime minister and minister in the ministry of the attorney general and […]