NHI Bahamas Strengthened by Fund to Cover Catastrophic Illnesses
NASSAU, Bahamas — Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie said NHI Bahamas has been strengthened by a fund that will receive $24 to $30 million annually to cover “catastrophic illnesses.” Prime Minister Christie said the fund is a result of primary healthcare providers posing the questions, “What happens if […]
High pressure ridge will move eastward as a weak cold front will move over or near the Extreme NW Bahamas by late Saturday or early Sunday, then, lift northward as a warm front into the Atlantic Ocean. Another high pressure ridge will extend across the Bahamas through Monday, and then it will shift eastward as another possible cold front moves through the NW Bahamas by late afternoon or early evening Tuesday. The cold front will be dragged eastward by a low pressure system while a weak high pressure ridge pattern remains across the Bahamas.
Picture This: PM Christie Touring Newly Opened Mini-Hospital in Abaco
Prime Minister Christie toured the Abaco Mini-Hospital after the official opening on Wednesday, April 19th, 2017. He was accompanied by his wife, Mrs. Bernadette Christie; Grand Bahama Minister, Dr. Michael Darville; PHA Chair, Sen. Frank Smith; PHA Managing Director, Herbert Brown; Central and South Abaco MP, Edison Key and other government officials.
Police and Immigration officials saw an uptick in illegal arrivals this past month, with available reports revealing more than two dozen people taken into custody in reference to illegal landing or having no legal documentation. Three (3) undocumented migrants were taken into custody by Police on Harbour Island on Monday, April 17th, 2017. They were […]
Male discovered semi-conscious at accident scene in Rock Sound
Following up on an anonymous call during the afternoon on Friday, April 14th, 2017, Police came upon an accident in Rock Sound in the area of Coco Plum Restaurant, involving a Silver Honda Fit SD vehicle licence #SD 1428 with one male passenger clad in a green shirt and dark coloured pants appearing to be […]
Tributes were paid to former Governor General Sir Orville Turnquest at
the annual general meeting (AGM) of the Governor General’s Youth Award
as he steps down as the organization’s chairman of the Board of
“I am honoured to follow Sir Orville as he did great
things while on the board,” said incoming chairman, John Bethell Jr., in
his first public address to the youth self-development program over the
Following the sudden death of Robert Nihon in 2007,
Sir Orville stepped in for what was supposed to be a short stint, while a
suitable candidate could be identified. The temporary post lasted a
The Hon. V. Alfred Gray, Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources,
was presented with AgriVision 2021: A Five Year Food and Nutrition
Security Plan to Feed The Bahamas.
AgriVision 2021 is a production by The Bahamas Agriculture and Marine
Science Institute (BAMSI). It is centered around the Christie
Government’s Import Substitution Policy which will address the
staggering national food import bill which has passed the billion-dollar
mark and placing The Bahamas in food deficit position...
Thousands of women in seven Caribbean countries participated in the
#ReclaimOurStreets march of regional solidarity on March 11, 2017 as
part of the #LifeInLeggings movement which started with the sharing of
stories on social media.
We celebrated the success of Tambourine
Army’s Survivor Empowerment March and its positive impact on women and
girls in Jamaica. The Bahamas, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Jamaica,
Dominica, Barbados, and Trinidad and Tobago all exceeded the worldwide
average for rape according to the 2007 report by the United Nations
Office on Drugs and Crime and the Latin America and the Caribbean Region
of the World Bank. Gender-based violence is a pervasive issue
throughout the region, and women -- survivors, advocates, and leaders --
continue to work toward its eradication...
PM Christie's statement on remobilization, completion & opening of Baha Mar Resort
I am pleased today, one month after the announcement of an agreement
between the Government of The Bahamas and the Export-Import Bank of
China, that considerable progress has been made in the implementation of
the Heads of Terms between the respective parties relating to the
remobilization, completion, sale and opening of the Baha Mar mega
As I have said before these arrangements which
have been approved by the Supreme Court of The Bahamas in a sealed
order as is customary in commercial matters of this kind, represent a
signal achievement for The Bahamas and a milestone in the troubled
history of Baha Mar. Within the constraints of the sealed Court Order
relating to the Heads of Terms...
Bahamas National Stem Cell Ethics Committee (NSCEC) grants provisional approval status for Med Cell Bahamas Ltd
Med Cell Bahamas Ltd. is pleased to announce that is has received
provisional approval by the Regulatory Committee to build a stem cell
GMP laboratory and conduct stem cell research and therapies in the
Bahamas in accordance with the Stem Cell Research & Therapy Act 2013
and Regulation 2014 of The Bahamas.
"We are delighted to receive
provisional approval and plan to work together with the government and
local institutions to bring our technology to this market”, Peter
Kellner, Chief Executive Officer of Med Cell Bahamas Ltd. commented....
Video: Govt 'Most Corrupt Since Independence', Says Minnis
He used obscene language before students at the University of The Bahamas,” Dr Minnis said. “Because of Christie’s poor behavior, Wayne Munroe, thought it was okay to tell people to kiss his you know. Well, we ain’t nasty like him. It is ...
Looking back on Nassau: video highlights from the IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017
Anti-Doping Sanctioned Athletes List of athletes currently serving a period of ineligibility as a result of an anti-doping rule violation under IAAF rules PDF En Transfer of Allegiance Athlete Transfer of Allegiance Transfers of allegiance - 2017 - as ...
Guillaume Néry on instagram Champion free diver Guillaume Néry, who can plunge 400 feet below the surface on a single breath, launches into the darkness of Dean's Blue Hole, an inland flooded cave in the Bahamas. At 662 feet, Dean's is the deepest blue ...
Shaquillo Fritz will sign with Arkansas State basketball
A pair of familiar faces helped Shaquillo Fritz find his new basketball home. The 6-foot-9 Fritz, who is from Freeport, Bahamas, made his pledge to Arkansas State on Monday, just two days after his official visit to the school ended. He is the third commit ...
From inception Jamaica has dominated Carifta competition, topping the medal table on 41 occasions, and shunted into second place on four occasions by the Bahamas and once by Bermuda. Trinidad and Tobago teams have finished in second spot on 13 occasions ...
Updated: Car Robber Dies In Police Shootout After High-Speed Chase
We are telling you that the police will not stop. You cannot escape the arms of the law. You cannot escape the Royal Bahamas Police Force,” he said. “We will be out there to find you, we will arrest you and take you into custody. This is just a warning ...
The first thing I would do if I was lucky enough to win the lottery would be... take a month-long vacation to the Bahamas. I really enjoy beaches. One thing I’ve never done before but would like to try is ... swimming with dolphins. I think it would be a ...
The legal battle has also revealed that, according to the business managers, Depp's alleged spending included $75 million on 14 homes, including a French chateau, a chain of islands in the Bahamas, and a farm in Kentucky, and having wine flown in at a cost ...
Fred Penner weighs album of grown-up tracks for a 'deeper connection' with fans
Ron Sexsmith, Basia Bulat, Alex Cuba and Afie Jurvanen — better known as the act Bahamas — are among the collaborators. He's also brought in his son Damien Penner and daughter Hayley Gene to contribute on songs. "I probably got through maybe half the ...
Ready for lift-off: Sky’s the limit for Semiahmoo high jumper Porpaczy
Sac Relays in Torrance, Calif., recently with a leap that qualifies her for the Canadian team for Commonwealth Youth Games this July in Nassau, Bahamas. “We did it in class in elementary school. I went to a meet in Grade 8 and tried it and ended up doing ...
Visiting Beach Soccer Teams Give Bahamas Rave Reviews - Bahamas Tribune
Visiting Beach Soccer Teams Give Bahamas Rave Reviews Bahamas Tribune #THE 15 visiting teams competing in the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017 gave The Bahamas rave reviews after several days in Nassau preparing for the biggest beach soccer event on the globe. The teams dug their heels in the white sands of ...
Spoiling Our Bahamas Bahamas Tribune Wake up Bahamas! How can you look yourself in the mirror and say that an administration spending millions of dollars on Carnival is ok, yet the population of New Providence and the tourists, that we as a country rely on, cannot enjoy our inalienable ...
Enrolment in NHI Bahamas Off to a Good Start - thebahamasweekly.com
Enrolment in NHI Bahamas Off to a Good Start thebahamasweekly.com NASSAU, Bahamas – At almost three hours into the launch of Phase Two of NHI Bahamas: Enrolment, Monday, April 24, 2017, they had in excess of 350 applicants who applied and enrolled in the Programme, NHI Bahamas Project Manager, Dr. Delon ...
NASSAU, Bahamas -- Nearly two years after Baha Mar filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the United States and subsequently fell into liquidation, threatening the prospects of the multi-billion dollar project and the livelihoods of thousands of Bahamians, the resort, under new ownership, opened its doors on Friday.