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…

GG Courtesy Calls

Authored by: Bahamas Information Services Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: May 6, 2016   NASSAU, The Bahamas — K. Ravi Ravindran, President of Rotary International, and Felix Stubbs, District Governor 2015-2016, Rotary District 7020 along with other representatives of Rotary Clubs, called upon Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General, at Government House on Thursday,…

NEMA Conducts Surface Water Rescue Course in Exuma

Authored by: Bahamas Information Services Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: May 6, 2016   Captain Stephen Russell, Director NEMA, addressing the opening ceremony of the Surface Water Rescue Course, Levels I & II conducted March 7 to 10, 2016 at the Resource Centre, George Town, Exuma. Pictured left to right: Family Island Administrator Neil Campbell;…

University of Miami to Establish a School of Medicine in Freeport Grand Bahama

Authored by: Robyn Adderley Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: May 6, 2016   The University of Miami is in talks with the Government of The Bahamas about establishing a School of Medicine in Grand Bahama, Prime Minister of The Bahamas, the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie, pictured left, announced on Friday. Also shown with the Prime…

THIS WEEK IN THE BAHAMAS (2-6 MAY 2016)

Authored by: Elcott Coleby Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: May 6, 2016   PM CHRISTIE ATTENDS CARIBBEAN ENERGY SECURITY SUMMIT Prime Minister Christie traveled to Washington DC on Tuesday of this week where he joined other CARICOM Heads at the Caribbean Energy Security Summit. CARICOM leaders met with United States Vice President Joseph Biden where…