The Ministry of Foreign Affairs released the following statement on Wednesday, June 19th, outlining its new policy on the renewal of E-Passports: “Effective immediately, persons renewing their electronic passports are required to submit the following upon application: 1. A completed Application Form; 2. The existing Electronic Passport; 3. A Photograph in accordance with ICAO Regulations […]
Upcoming BNT Community Meetings on Sweeting’s Pond
The Bahamas National Trust (BNT) will be holding community meetings in Central and North Eleuthera, and invites all local stakeholders, residents and tour operators to attend and give input on the proposed plan to establish the Sweeting’s Pond Natural Area as a protected area. Meeting dates,times and locations are as follows: Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 […]
OEF and Partners to Host Nonprofit Leadership and Church Leadership Conferences
(Eleuthera, Bahamas) From Thursday, July 4th to Saturday, July 6th 2019, One Eleuthera Foundation (OEF) and partners will be hosting Nonprofit Leadership and Church Leadership Conferences. Open to nonprofit and church leaders alike, these two conferences, says OEF, are designed for all individuals currently involved in or seeking to serve their community in the nonprofit […]
New Governor General Announced by Bahamas Cabinet Office
The following statement was released by the Bahamas Cabinet Office on Monday, June 17th, 2019: “The Cabinet Office announces for general information that Her Excellency, the Governor General of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, the Most Honourable Dame Marguerite Pindling, ON, GCMG will be demitting office on 28th June 2019. Dame Marguerite served as Governor […]
SEVEN DAY FORECAST FOR THE BAHAMAS from June 17th to June 23rd, 2019
General Situation: Surface high pressure ridge will continue over the area the entire week, however, layered troughing in the atmosphere will keep moist and unsettled conditions across the NW and parts of the Central Bahamas through Thursday. Layered troughing will weaken as it shifts across the SE Bahamas, Hispaniola and Purto Rico area through the […]
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Vacation Bible School begins at St. Patrick’s Parish Hall
St. Patrick’s Parish Hall in Governor’s Harbour, Central Eleuthera presents: “Lead in Conduct, God’s Way” – Vacation Bible School. 12 – 15 year old’s only – June 17th – 21st – 9am to 12:30pm / 4 – 11 year old’s only – June 24th – 28th – 9am to 12:30pm. Registration is $10 for the […]
Passport renewal kiosk set for Eleuthera and other islands, as MOFA addresses issues at Passport Office
Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Darren Henfield says that the Passport Office has some challenges but help is on the way. During his 2019/2020 Budget contribution, the Minister said that the Passport Office has always been challenged with providing services in a building with inadequate space. “The influx of renewal applications due to the […]
Global Ports Holding gains support from Downtown and Festival Place Stakeholder Groups
Executives of Global Ports Holding (GPH) hosted a series of
government-endorsed stakeholder meetings recently to discuss the Nassau
cruise port redevelopment project with key stakeholder groups. These
meetings are a part of a series of outreach activities that Global Ports
Holding will undertake in partnership with the Bahamas Investment
Authority and the Office of the Prime Minister to ensure that major
stakeholders are involved in the implementation of the project.
critical for us to establish these fundamental partnerships as early as
possible,” said Colin Murphy, Head of Business Development, The
Americas, Global Ports Holding...
BTC Enhances Parental Leave Under a Progressive Policy
BTC announced changes to its current parental leave policy, providing enhanced benefits for new parents.
company’s updated parental leave policy now provides more time off for
mothers and fathers. It is applicable whether employees become parents
biologically, via surrogacy or through adoption. Mothers will receive an
additional three weeks, increasing maternity leave to sixteen paid
She’s a fungi-growing fanatic, married mother of five, with a to-do
list. He’s a 29-year-old tour operator who is not afraid of taking
risks. If at first glance, their only commonality is their
entrepreneurial spirit, Mick Holding, chairman of The Investment Group,
invites one to dig a little deeper into the driving forces behind two
businesses TIG is readying itself to nurture and fund.
stood out as unique, quality candidates from the 63 which originally
applied for funding,” said Mr Holding, as TIG puts the finishing touches
on legal documents creating the framework to pump money into Joyce
Adderley’s Bahama Mushrooms...
URCA hosts ICT Workshop in conjunction with international organisations
The Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA) in
collaboration with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and
Numbers (ICANN), the Internet Society (ISOC) and the American Registry
for Internet Numbers (ARIN) will host an ICT Roadshow at the British
Colonial Hilton, Monday and Tuesday 3rd and 4th, June 2019. The theme
for this event is "Strengthening the Local Internet – Security,
BISX is pleased to announce its BISX All-Share Index and trading
statistics for the three-month period ending March 29, 2019 with
comparison to the same period of 2018.
BISX ALL SHARE INDEX
For the three-month period ending March 29, 2019 the BISX All-Share Index closed at 2119.29. This represents a year to date increase of 9.88 or 0.47%. By comparison for the three-month period ending...
WITH the Bahamas Nurses Union’s elections scheduled for today, the contesting team, led by former BNU president Jannah Khalfani, is maintaining the current executive board had an “easy run” thanks to ...
Ms Davis went to the hospital the following morning to identify her son. “That is my only son in the Bahamas, I have a next son in Boston who is my first son,” she said. Ms Davis, who is a Jamaican, ...
“This Government is building a better, brighter Bahamas for all Bahamians. We are building a more just society, in which the needs and the aspirations of the poor and the disadvantaged, are a priority ...
Bahamas National Cryptocurrency Developer Says Startups Essential for Adoption
The CEO of transactions firm NZIA Ltd, Jay Joe, says Bahamian tech startups will need to lead the development of Project Sand Dollar, according to a report by the Nassau Guardian on May 31. Project ...