ICAOs Sixth Meeting of the North American Central American and Caribbean Directors

Authored by: Bahamas Information Services Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: May 11, 2016     NASSAU, The Bahamas — Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie addresses the Opening Ceremony of the International Civil Aviation Organization’s Sixth Meeting of the North American, Central American and Caribbean Directors of Civil Aviation at…

Tourism Minister Obie Wilchcombe Welcomes Rotarians

Authored by: Bahamas Information Services Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: May 11, 2016     NASSAU, The Bahamas — Minister of Tourism the Hon. Obie Wilchcombe, pictured at the podium, welcomed a large group of Rotarians from The Bahamas and countries around the world, at a luncheon at Atlantis recently.  Visiting The Bahamas was Rotary…

Minister Griffin Thanks Friends of Grand Bahama Childrens Home

Authored by: Robyn Adderley Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: May 13, 2016     FREEPORT, Grand Bahama – Minister of Social Services and Community Development, the Hon. Melanie Griffin, on Thursday acknowledged and expressed appreciation to all those who contribute to the operation of the Grand Bahama Children’s Home. Quoting the African proverb, “It takes…

Statement by Ministry of foreign affairs

For Immediate Release HMBS Flamingo Sinking Remembered The Foreign Ministers of the Caricom region in their annual meeting being held in Kingstown in St Vincent and the Grenadines took note of the anniversary of the sinking of the HMBS Flamingo on 10 May 1980. Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell recalled the day and thanked the government…

Pm At Energy Summit

PM AT ENERGY SUMMIT WASHINGTON, D.C. — Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie (right) is pictured with United States Vice President Joseph Biden (left) and other members of the U.S. delegation on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at the U.S.-Caribbean-Central American Energy Summit chaired by Vice President Biden in Washington, D.C. The Summit, which brought together Caribbean…

Government Appoints Parole Re-Entry Steering Committee

Authored by: Matt Maura Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: May 10, 2016   Minister of National Security the Hon. Dr. Bernard Nottage, at podium, addresses the Citizen Security and Justice Programme launch, May 9, 2016, at the British Colonial Hilton. Dr. Nottage said a more modern and progressive correctional system – one that is not…

Bahamas Government Enters into MOU with GB Private Sector Stakeholders

Authored by: Eric Rose Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: May 9, 2016   NASSAU, The Bahamas — Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie said in the House of Assembly, on May 9, 2016, that because of the changes contemplated in the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that the Government entered into…

Government Launches New Citizens Security and Justice Programme

Authored by: Matt Maura Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: May 9, 2016     Minister of National Security the Hon. Dr. Bernard Nottage addresses the new Citizens Security and Justice Programme launch on Monday, May 9, 2016 at the British Colonial Hilton.  (BIS Photo/Raymond A. Bethel, Sr.) NASSAU, The Bahamas – The Government of The…

GB Minister Calls Attention to Lupus Awareness

Authored by: Bahamas Information Services Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: May 6, 2016   Minister for Grand Bahama, the Hon. Dr. Michael Darville, on Thursday pledged his support to members of the Lupus Bahamas Grand Bahama Committee as they celebrate Lupus Awareness Month. Residents are asked to wear purple each Friday during the Month of…

GB Minister Pleased with Disaster Management Workshops

Authored by: Simon Lewis Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: May 6, 2016     FREEPORT, Grand Bahama — Minister for Grand Bahama, the Hon. Dr. Michael Darville on Thursday expressed appreciation for the 2016 Disaster Management Workshop series currently underway on Grand Bahama island. He told participants attending the opening ceremony at Freeport Harbour that…