Minister Marvin Dames Greets National Neighbourhood Watch, Eleuthera Branch, Stakeholders
Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin Dames, led a delegation to Eleuthera, on January 30th, 2020, where they interacted with local Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) officers, civic leaders and neighbourhood watch stakeholders in Governor’s Harbour and Hatchet Bay. Among those with the Minister were Permanent Secretary Eugene Poitier; Dr. Jennifer Bethel of the […]
The Lecture Series at The Levy Preserve continues in February with Dr. Paul De Luca on Sunday, February 9th, 2020, at 3pm at the Preserve. See details in the poster below. Guided Bird Walks are also planned for February 7th, 15th, and 27th.
Friday Night 3-Car Collision In Governor’s Harbour
A three-car accident, involving a head-on collision has resulted in serious injuries in Governor’s Harbour on Friday evening. The accident involved an overtaking vehicle traveling north, running an initial car off of the road, then colliding head on with a second vehicle. According to reports, shortly before 7pm on Friday evening, January 31st, 2020, officers […]
Bahamas Implements Travel Ban and Quarantine Protocol after WHO Declares Novel Coronavirus a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.
NASSAU, The Bahamas – Chief Medical Officer (CMO) in the Ministry of Health, Dr. Pearl McMillan said that up to the time of the Ministry’s press conference, January 30, 2020, there had been no suspected, reported or confirmed cases of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus in The Bahamas. Dr. McMillan said, “The Ministry of Health has […]
Happening Now: 3-Day Native Plant Sale at the Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve (Jan. 30th to Feb. 1st)
The Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve is hosting a 3-Day Native Plant Sale on Thursday, January 30th / Friday, January 31st / and Saturday, February 1st, 2020. Hours: 10am to 3pm. (Native plants help maintain biodiversity, prevent soil erosion, provide variety and attract pollinators.) CALL: 332-3831 for more information.
Glass Window Bridge Reopened Early on Friday Morning – January 24th; Authorities Continuing To Monitor Conditions
Glass Window Bridge Update: Friday, January 24th, 2020 at 8:00am Local authorities in Eleuthera announced early on Friday morning, January 24th, 2020, that the Glass Window Bridge is now reopened for motorists and other road users. They also informed that they will continue to monitor conditions in the area. Glass Window Bridge Update: Thursday, […]
Bahamas National Commission on Marijuana Report Presented to Prime Minister: Release of Those Imprisoned Solely for Possession Supported
PM supports release of those imprisoned solely for possession of small amounts of marijuana; report to be made public for input; analysis and information to help guide policy decisions. See statement below: Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis said once reform laws are passed and through proper legal mechanisms and procedures, he supports […]
His Excellency the Most Honourable Cornelius A. Smith, O.N. Governor
General of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, on the occasion of the 57th
Anniversary of The Bahamas National Women’s Suffrage Observance,
launched the Caribbean Institute of Women in Leadership (CIWiL) Bahamas
National Chapter. In his remarks he congratulated and celebrated the
women for embracing the challenge like our matriarchal pioneers who
fought increasingly for justice, rights and protection of women under
ParrisWhittaker is Named Commercial Litigation Law Firm of the Year in the Bahamas 2020
ParrisWhittaker has been honoured as the Commercial Litigation Firm of
the Year in the Bahamas for the second consecutive year by Global Law
Experts (GLE), the premier guide to the leading legal professionals
throughout the world.
“We have the utmost respect for Global Law
Experts and the work that they do,” said Jacy Whittaker, founding
partner of ParrisWhittaker.
“Our team certainly doesn’t set out
to win awards like this. However, when we do, we take the
acknowledgement seriously and take it as a sign that we’re serving our
clients at the highest level possible.”...
Ernst & Young (EY) Bahamas is pleased to announce today a US $1,000
donation to Ribbons for Life—an organization founded by Queens College
tenth grader Te’ja Munnings—dedicated to raising awareness for cancer in
children and young adults. EY’s contribution is the first in a series
of upcoming donations to assist young entrepreneurs in the community.
is such an impressive young woman with a passion for helping sick
patients and their families. It’s an honor for EY to get involved in
supporting the Ribbons for Life mission,” said Michele Thompson, EY
Country Managing Partner.
Disney Cruise Line launches website to continue to update community about Lighthouse Point Project
Disney Cruise Line today announced the launch of a new website –
www.DCLLighthousePoint.com – dedicated to continuing to keep Bahamians
informed about progress on the company’s project at Lighthouse Point in
The new firm means that PwC will now operate in nine territories in the
region including The Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman
Islands, East Caribbean, Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago and the Turks
& Caicos Islands.
PwC Guyana will create new jobs and build
local capacity in Guyana, with the support of professionals from
throughout the Caribbean and wider global network, to provide
comprehensive professional services to local and international clients...
Bahamasair wishes to advise the traveling public that mechanical
delays with three of its aircraft today, has resulted in extra ordinary
delays. Despite these challenges, we will be operating all ﬂights.
Florida Time: From Burdines to Eckerd Drugs — some of Florida’s lost businesses
Many people remember watching the planes depart Watson Island, just off downtown Miami, and pass the cruise ships on their way to the Bahamas. It’s one of Miami’s more iconic images. Flying since 1919 ...
Butterfly Tacos y Tortas is a welcome dining addition
José Andrés has plenty to be proud of. The Spanish-born chef’s restaurant empire, ThinkFoodGroup, includes 31 concepts, which span from the group’s home base in Washington, D.C., across the country to ...
Star Wars Day at Sea Brings the Force to Your Disney Cruise
Star Wars fans have been living on cloud nine these past few months. There was the blockbuster success of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, a film that surpassed the billion-dollar mark 28 days after ...
Kim Kardashian Says Chicago, 2, Had to Get 'Stitches' After She 'Fell Out of Her High Chair'
Last August, the then-19-month-old accompanied her mom, aunt Khloé Kardashian and then-16-month-old cousin True on a trip to the Bahamas, where she came fearlessly face to face with some of the local ...