Ambassador Designate of Egypt Pays Courtesy Call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs

Authored by: Bahamas Information Services Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: May 17, 2016     NASSAU, The Bahamas — His Excellency Atef Mohamed Salem Sayed Elahl, Ambassador-Designate of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, second left, paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration the Hon….

Exercise Marlin Shield Completed

Authored by: Bahamas Information Services Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: May 17, 2016     NASSAU, The Bahama’s Minister of National Security the Hon. Dr. Bernard Nottage, seated centre, addressed the press at Odyssey Aviation Bahamas, LPIA, on May 13, 2016 upon completion of Exercise’s Marlin Shield, expressing appreciation on behalf of the Bahamas Government…

The Hon Justice Jon Isaacs Sworn In as Acting President of the Court of Appeals

Authored by: Bahamas Information Services Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: May 17, 2016   NASSAU, The Bahamas – The Hon. Justice Jon Isaacs was sworn in as Acting President of the Court of Appeals by Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General, during a brief ceremony at Government House on Friday, May 13, 2016.  (BIS…

Primary School Track Meet Named After Frank Pancho Rahming

Authored by: Stirling Strachan Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: May 13, 2016     NASSAU, The Bahamas -Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Dr. Daniel Johnson announced that the annual Primary School Track Meet organized by Mr. Frank “Pancho” Rahming for the past 33 years will now be known as the Frank “Pancho”…

THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS (9 – 13 MAY 2016)

Authored by: Elcott Coleby Source: Bahamas Information Service Date: May 13, 2016   PM CHRISTIE CONCLUDES MOU WITH GRAND BAHAMA PORT AUTHORITY The House met on Monday the 9th May 2016 through Wednesday of this week. On Monday Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie updated the House on the agreement his government reached…

Provost Marshal Reads Proclamation for Upcoming Constitutional Referendum

Authored by: Bahamas Information Services Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: May 12, 2016     NASSAU, The Bahamas — In his role as Provost Marshal, Commissioner of Police Ellison Greenslade reads the Proclamation for the upcoming Constitutional Referendum on the steps of the Supreme Court, May 11, 2016. (BIS Photo/Eric Rose)

Statement from The Ministry of Financial Services

Authored by: Bahamas Information Services Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: May 12, 2016   STATEMENT FROM THE MINISTRY OF FINANCIAL SERVICES RE: Mossack Fonseca Information Leak The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) recently published the names of structures formed in The Bahamas and other international financial centers.  The publication came with a disclaimer which…