Protecting Children Everyones Job is Child Protection Month Message

Authored by: Bahamas Information Services Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: April 6, 2016     FREEPORT, Grand Bahama — The month of April has been designated National Child Protection Month, the Ministry of Social Services and Community Development announced during a press conference in Freeport, Grand Bahama on Tuesday. To mark the month — held…

Minister Shane Gibson Announced Bridge Toll Increases

Authored by: Gena Gibbs Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: April 5, 2016   NASSAU, The Bahamas — The Bridge Authority, which is responsible for the two bridges connecting New Providence to Paradise Island, has announced bridge toll increases effective May 1, 2016.  The Hon. D. Shane Gibson, Minister of Labour, National Insurance and the Public…

Minister Gibson Promotes Support for Consumer Affairs Unit

Authored by: Gena Gibbs Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: April 4, 2016   NASSAU, The Bahamas — Minister of Labour, National Insurance, and the Public Service, the Hon. D. Shane Gibson announced in the House of Assembly, March 30, that the Consumer Affairs Unit continues its daily vigilance of policing the Breadbasket Schedule and all…

Minister Gibson Touts the Success of the National Training Agency

Authored by: Gena Gibbs Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: April 4, 2016   NASSAU, The Bahamas — The Minister of Labour, National Insurance and the Public Service disclosed the success of the National Training Agency (NTA) in the House of Assembly, March 30th, and has listed, to date, that the NTA has graduated 11 cohorts…

Official Contract Signed for New Freeport Community Clinic

Authored by: Lewis Astwood Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: April 1, 2016   The Hon. Dr. Michael Darville, Minister for Grand Bahama, at the official contract signing for the new Freeport Community Clinic between the Public Hospitals Authority and The Beck Group, March 30, 2016 in the boardroom of the public Rand Memorial Hospital.   (BIS…

Arbitration Sector Considered to Hold “Great Potential” for the Country

Authored by: Betty Vedrine Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: March 31, 2016   Minister of Financial Services, Hon. Hope Strachan delivers opening remarks during the official opening of the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). The two-day seminar was held as a joint partnership between the Ministry of Financial Services and ICSID,…

DPM Touts Urban Renewal 2.0

Authored by: Kathryn Campbell Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: March 31, 2016   NASSAU, The Bahamas – The Hon. Philip Davis, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Works and Urban Development extolled the virtues of the Government’s Urban Renewal 2.0 Programme and its transforming impact on Bahamian youth in Parliament during his recent contribution to…

Prensky courtesy call

NEW YORK — As part of a school project to earn extra credits, Daniel Prensky, 13, a student at Park East Day School, located at 164 East 68 Street, New York City, was given an assignment to learn all he could about the Commonwealth of the Bahamas and its Flag. Accompanied by his mother, Mrs….

Dr. Rahming delivers Bahamas’s statement at permanent Council Meeting of Oas

WASHINGTON, D.C. — His Excellency Dr. Elliston Rahming, Bahamas Ambassador to the United Nations and the Organization of American States (OAS), delivered The Bahamas statement on Banking and Financial Services Challenges in the Americas at the special meeting of the Permanent Council of the OAS held to address that issue on Wednesday, March 30, 2016,…

New Providence Roads to be Repaired Says Deputy Prime Minister

Authored by: Kathryn Campbell Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: March 30, 2016   NASSAU, The Bahamas – The Bahamas Government is implementing the Road Maintenance and Management System of the New Providence Infrastructure Improvement Programme. The system is advocated by the Inter-American Development Bank-funded Institutional Strengthening component of the road works programme. The Hon. Philip…