Multiple Early Morning Fires In Hatchet Bay Under Investigation
Police in Eleuthera on Monday, August 19th, 2019, responded to the scene of multiples fires during the early morning in Hatchet Bay, Central Eleuthera. The incidents were reported by an anonymous female at about 2:50am who reported via telephone that there was an abandoned house on fire in the area of the clinic and an […]
SEVEN DAY FORECAST FOR THE BAHAMAS from 19th to 25th August 2019
General Situation: Troughing in the atmosphere over the area will enhance convective activity across the Bahamas with some showers and thunderstorms likely to become heavy to severe at times. Surface high pressure ridge will sustain gentle to fresh breezes to make the hot temperature and the triple digit heat indices a little more bearable. A […]
SEVEN DAY FORECAST FOR THE BAHAMAS from August 8th to August 14th, 2019
SEVEN DAY FORECAST FOR THE BAHAMAS from 08th to 14th August 2019 General Situation: Upper level low and trough will continue across or the near the SE Bahamas and eastern Cuba while weak high pressure ridge produces gentle to moderate breezes over the area. On Friday a weak tropical wave will interact with the upper […]
More than a week on, search continues for missing man in South Eleuthera
On Sunday, July 28th, 2019, Mr. Calvin Johnson a resident of Wemyss Bight, South Eleuthera, was reported missing by family members from Lower Bogue, North Eleuthera, who had last heard from him on the morning of Friday, July 26th, 2019, and had not heard from him since that time. They believed him to be […]
Sometime around 5:40pm on Sunday, August 4th, 2019, medical officers and personnel from the Governor’s Harbour/Palmetto Point Clinic were able to resuscitate a 4-year-old boy, who had been retrieved from a swimming pool. Police at the Governor’s Harbour Station had been contacted a short time earlier by a local restaurant, with a report of […]
Goombay Summer Festival 2019 launches in Harbour Island and will climax in Governor’s Harbour, Eleuthera
(Eleuthera, The Bahamas) Residents and visitors to Harbour Island got an opportunity to celebrate all things Bahamian at the Ministry of Tourism’s annual Goombay Summer Festival on Friday, July 5th and Saturday, July 6th, 2019. Working in collaboration with industry partners in Harbour Island to extend the itinerary of festivities beginning with the American Independence […]
Coming In August: Governor’s Harbour Goombay Summer Festival
Governor’s Harbour Goombay Summer Fest Saturday, August 31st, 2019 6:00pm – 12:00am Entertainment: Fire Dancer – Venus, Local Design Fashion Show – By Empress Verda, Blue Waters Entertainment (live band), with Headliners: Corey Hield & Fanshawn Evans. Activities: Bush Tea demo and tasting, Crafts, Games, and Junkanoo Rushout. Location: Bayfront Park, Governor’s Harbour, Eleuthera, Bahamas. […]
An Ebola Sensitization Meeting coordinated by officials at the Public
Health Authority (PHA) and the Royal Bahamas Defence Force was recently
held at the Coral Harbour Base on August 16, 2019.
The purpose of
the meeting was to inform members of the RBDF of the threats and
challenges of the Ebola virus and preventative measures necessary by
organizations like the RBDF that are on the frontline of border
security. The recent outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the
second-largest recorded behind the West Africa outbreak of 2014-2016...
BCFA / BCCEC Hold China Trade Mission Info Session
The Bahamas China Friendship Association (BCFA) and the Bahamas Chamber
of Commerce and Employers' Confederation (BCCEC) partnered to facilitate
the China Trade Mission 2019 Information Session, at the Cancer Society
of The Bahamas, on August 8, 2019.
The event was an opportunity
for entrepreneurs, business owners and individuals to learn more about
the joint trade mission to China, especially in terms of finding
reputable suppliers, seeking innovative ideas and cultural exchanges...
Disney Cruise Line Inspires future generations of Seafarers at LJM Maritime Academy’s Summer Camp Program
As part of its dedication to inspiring future maritime professionals,
Disney Cruise Line sponsored this year’s summer camp program at the LJM
Maritime Academy in Nassau. More than 40 students, ranging in ages from
12 to 16 years old, were given the chance to learn more about the local
and global maritime industry and gain a better understanding of its
During the two-week camp, students explored
various aspects of maritime-oriented jobs and learned how traditional
STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) subjects apply to the
various roles available in the field...
The fittest man in The Bahamas joined 143-athletes from around the world
to compete in the Reebok CrossFit Games held in Madison, Wisconsin.
Morley, a certified personal trainer and accomplished CrossFit athlete
was the first Bahamian to participate in the 13th annual Reebok Cross
Fit Games held in the United States from August 1st- 4th, 2019. Morley
reflected on his experience as amazing and recognized the importance of
family, friends and sponsors who made it all possible for him to
compete. He said “In terms of the overall experience...
Students Explore Culinary Careers at Johnson & Wales
She built a name for herself as an up and coming author but when it
comes to choosing a career path 15-year-old Sierra Blair doesn’t believe
she has to choose books over another passion, baking.
up on an interest she has had since the age of seven, Blair was among
24 Bahamian high school students exploring a variety of careers in the
fields of culinary arts, baking and pastry at Johnson & Wales
University, North Miami Campus, July 19–24...
PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said Bahamas Power and Light’s woes constitute an “emergency situation” and blamed this on “more than 20 years of neglect”. Former Deputy Prime Minister Frank Watson, ...
While challenging the University of The Bahamas (UB) to establish a housing registry, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said the government will give homeowners in New Providence $500 for every student ...
Drone makes first commercial delivery in The Bahamas
NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - A drone made a successful commercial delivery in The Bahamas for the first time last month traveling more than 50 miles over land and water in 28 minutes. The flight on June 18 ...