Ministry of Transport and Local Government – 4 Cs Adventures Boating Incident Update
As an update to the tragic, June 30th, ‘Four C’s Adventures’ boating incident in Exuma, where one woman was killed, another lost both of her legs and nine other people were injured, the Ministry of Transport and Local Government, on July 18th, 2018, released the following statement: “The Ministry of Transport and Local Government wishes […]
MARINE FORECAST FOR THE BAHAMAS FOR 24 HOURS FROM 6AM, WEDNESDAY, 18TH JULY, 2018
MARINE FORECAST FOR THE BAHAMAS FOR 24 HOURS FROM 6AM, WEDNESDAY, 18TH JULY, 2018. GENERAL SITUATION: HIGH PRESSURE ALONG WITH SAHARAN DUST WILL EXTEND ACROSS AND DOMINATE THE WEATHER AROUND THE ISLANDS TODAY. FOR THE NORTHWEST AND CENTRAL BAHAMAS ADVISORY: BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS AND HIGHER SEAS IN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WINDS: SOUTHEAST TO […]
Coral Harbour Base, 12 JUL ‘18 (RBDF): Less than a week after they were apprehended by the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, 46 Dominican fishermen were charged before the courts on Thursday afternoon, July 12th, in New Providence for poaching in Bahamian waters. The Dominican nationals all appeared before Magistrate Cara Turnquest in Court #2 and […]
Drugs, firearm and ammunition related arrests in North Eleuthera and Harbour Island
(North Eleuthera, Bahamas) At about 10:30pm on Sunday, July 8th, 2018, while escorting 2 suspects to the Harbour Island Police Station, officers reportedly noticed a man acting suspiciously on a water ferry arriving in Harbour Island. Just as the water ferry got close to the Harbour Island Dock, the man attempted to jump off the […]
Independence Celebration Plans Across Eleuthera In July (Updated)
As the entire Bahamas readies to celebrate its 45th Anniversary of Independence on July 10th, 2018, Eleuthera is no exception, with activities planned throughout the entire group of islands. Information posters for Independence events planned in North, Central and South Eleuthera are included below, and others will be added as they are made available. National […]
The Bahamas International Securities Exchange Limited (BISX) wishes to notify the public that the trading in the BISX Issuer: Bahamas Property Fund Limited (BPF) has been resumed. As a result, with effect from 10 a.m., Wednesday, 11 July 2018, BPF shares will be available for trading over BISX...
Thursday 28th June 2018 was a sad day in Annapolis, Maryland when an
armed man entered the newsroom of the Capital Gazette and executed five
June 28 was a sad day for journalists and people working
in newsrooms all over the world, who now feel unsafe because individuals
may harbor grudges for what is written and said about them in news
New TSA Screening Requirement for Powder like Substances
With the advent of the busy summer travel season, the traveling
public is advised that powder like substances 12 oz (350ml) or larger
are now prohibited in the cabin of aircrafts and as such must be placed
in checked luggage. Medically prescribed powder - like substances, baby
formula and human remains are exempt and can be placed in carry - on
bags . Other powder like substances such as sugar, flour, cosmetics and
coffee and others that are more than 12 oz (350ml) must be placed in the
traveler’s checked luggage...
NYC Marathon, Int'l Chicago 5K, Miami leaders join Exuma’s Run for Pompey advisory board
After falling in love with the island, well-known race directors lend
expertise and say tourists seek experiences that ‘mean something’
new advisory council featuring race directors from three major US
cities is seeking to take Exuma Marathon to the next level, with one
member poised to take up a senior position with the most prestigious
marathon in the world...
Nearly 700-Member Association BREA Shares Hopes for Meeting with Minister of Finance
The president of the Bahamas Real Estate Association said today the
nearly 700-member organization has high hopes for a positive meeting
with Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest to clarify increases in Value
Added Tax and Real Property Tax that could impact the housing market for
both local and international buyers.
“We have requested a
meeting and are very hopeful that the Minister of Finance will
accommodate our request as soon as possible particularly given the
impending deadline of July 1st which is fast approaching,” said
THE Bahamas Football Association has released the names of the players selected to represent the Bahamas at the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football 2018 CONCACAF ...
Team Bahamas Set For Usa Water Polo Junior Olympics
SAEQUAN Miller, Gabriel Sastre, Alexander Turnquest, Nicholas Wallace-Whitfield, Gabriel Encinar, Damian Gomez and Thor Sasso have all been afforded the opportunity to travel to San Jose, California, ...
Olympic champ Miller-Uibo sets personal best in Herculis 400
MONACO (AP) — Olympic champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo of the Bahamas set a world-leading time of 48.97 seconds to win the 400 meters at the Herculis Diamond League meeting on Friday. Miller-Uibo, who set ...
Thompson beaten by Ta Lou, Ahoure at Monaco Diamond League
"It's a great feeling to bring the world record back to Kenya." Setting the scene for a night of unforgettable track action, Shaunae Miller-Uibo shattered the Bahamas and Diamond League records with a ...
MONACO — Olympic champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo from the Bahamas blasted to a world-leading time of 48.97 seconds to win the 400 meters at the IAAF Herculis Diamond League meeting in Monaco on Friday. M...
Justin Bieber & Hailey Baldwin Party with Locals in the Bahamas
Justin Bieber got challenged to a dance off by some little kid and the Biebs happily responded ... with his new fiancée, Hailey Baldwin, front and center watching it all go down. Justin and Hailey kep...
10,000 bags to be distributed to assist parents in getting kids across the Commonwealth of The Bahamas prepared for back to school. From left to right: Allan Albury, Managing Director BSGC, Atario Mit...
Bahamas Boat Explosion: Victims Identified in Terrifying Blast
Authorities have released the names of tourists aboard a boat that mysteriously exploded in the Bahamas over the weekend. All 10 passengers on the craft were Americans. Maleka Grimes Jackson, from Cha...
'Like a horror movie': 1 dead as desperate passengers flee Bahamas tour boat explosion
An exotic excursion to see swimming pigs on the white sandy beaches of the Bahamas' Exuma Islands turned tragic when a small tour boat became a floating inferno after an engine exploded. An American w...
American Woman Dies, Another Suffers ‘Double Amputation’ After Bahamas Boat Explodes
A tropical vacation turned tragedy for an American family when their tour boat in the Bahamas exploded, killing one woman and injuring several others. Stefanie Schaffer, 22, an “outgoing” dancer from ...
Bahamas Trade Deficit Over $3bn Bahamas Tribune #The Bahamas' annual trade deficit expanded by 19 percent to over $3bn in 2017, as this nation's merchandise import bill expanded by more than $500m. #The Annual Foreign Trade Report, released this week by the Department of Statistics, revealed that ...
Bahamas off to hot start in Ecuador EyeWitness News The Bahamas Fed Cup team got off to a strong start against Bolivia yesterday in Ecuador. The Bahamas edged Bolivia 2-1 to advance to the next round of the competition. Both Kerrie Cartwright and Daniel Thompson were able to pick up singles wins. In her ...