BAHAMAS MARINE FORECAST – UNSETTLED WEATHER ACROSS THE NORTHWEST AND CENTRAL BAHAMAS.
BAHAMAS MARINE FORECAST MARINE FORECAST FOR THE BAHAMAS FOR 24 HOURS FROM 12PM SATURDAY 19TH AUGUST 2017 ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AT 1600UTC. WARNINGS: MARINERS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR POTENTIAL WATERSPOUTS. BEACH-GOERS AND MARINERS SHOULD ALSO BE ALERT FOR THE RISK OR RIP CURRENTS AT BEACHES MAINLY ALONG THE […]
(Governor’s Harbour, Eleuthera) The Governor’s Harbour Cultural and Community Organization (GHCCO) plan to host their 3rd Annual Junkanoo Summer Camp, themed – ‘Cardboard 2 Culture’. Activities begin on Monday, August 21st, 2017. See poster below for details.
NEMA Reminds Public to Remain Vigilant as Peak Hurricane Season Approaches
PUBLIC NOTICE: (NASSAU, The Bahamas) – Good afternoon Bahamas, as you are all aware, we are approaching the peak time of the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season. You should all be aware at this time that there are a number of tropical systems in the Atlantic Ocean, and one or two are projected to cross over, […]
Rotary Club of Eleuthera Partners with Bahamas Striping
Mr. Atario Mitchell, President of Bahamas Striping, on Monday, August 15th, 2017, presented Rotary Club of Eleuthera President, Sherrin Cooper, with a supply of back packs to be presented to students in preparation for a Back to School drive. Mr. Mitchell and his team were on the island to replace a number of existing cats […]
Sterling Global Financial Lauds Forbes Magazine’s ranking Bahamas First for Real Estate Investors
Sterling Global Financial Lauds Forbes Magazine’s Ranking Bahamas First
for Real Estate Investors, Re-affirms Company’s Belief, Growing
Investment in Country
Sterling Global Financial, a broad-based
real estate and international financial services provider with US$9
billion in assets under administration and management, today applauded
Forbes magazine’s ranking The Bahamas as the world’s number one choice
for real estate investment.
“The decision by the respected Forbes’
Real Estate Council is, in our view, not only terrific for business but
re-affirms our belief in this country and our clients’ faith in the
future of The Bahamas,” said Sterling Chairman David Kosoy.
Sterling, the multiple award-winning firm that specializes in r
BCSD and BISX paid a joint courtesy call on Minister of Finance
The Bahamas Central Securities Depository (BCSD) and The Bahamas
International Securities Exchange (BISX) on Thursday 27 July 2017 paid a
joint courtesy call on the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of
Finance, the Honorable K. Peter Turnquest. During the courtesy call, the
representatives from both organizations took the opportunity to discuss
matters related to the Bahamian Capital Markets.
Gomez, Chairman of BCSD noted: “we were grateful to Minister Turnquest
for his kind consideration in allowing us to meet with him, to speak on
matters of mutual interest, focusing on the influence that the
Government has, directly and indirectly on our capital markets...
The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) was recently
elected as a member of the Principles of Responsible Management
Education (PRME) initiative, joining over 650 leading business and
management schools from more than 80 countries.
Launched at the
2007 United Nations Global Compact Leaders’ Summit in Geneva, the PRME
initiative is the largest organized relationship between the United
Nations and business schools. Its mission is to inspire and support
responsible management education, research and thought leadership
globally. It also seeks to establish a process of continuous improvement
among institutions of management education in order to develop a new
generation of business leaders capable of managing the intricate
challenges faced by businesses...
Minister of State Kwasi Thompson & Bahamian delegation participate in OAS small business development study tour
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Project is funded by the
United States OAS Mission to help expand the United State’s SBDC model
in the Caribbean. The model focuses on the enhancement of economic
development by providing small businesses with critical management and
technical assistance through extensive one – on – one, long term
professional business advising, low cost training and other specialised
services. During its first phase, which commenced in 2012, it was
executed in 5 countries – Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Jamaica and Saint
The Bahamas was selected to be a part of the second
phase of the project in 2017 and the implementation of the Project is
overseen by the Ministry of Finance. Already having benefited from two
rounds of in country training, Bahamian delegates joined seven other
CARICOM countries for the capacity building study tour in
Tropical Storm Don Update 6am Tuesday 18th July 2017
Tropical Storm Don Update Issued By The Bahamas Department Of
Meteorology Forecast Office Section, At 6am Tuesday 18th July 2017.
•Don Moving Quickly Westward …
•Expected To Reach The Windward Islands By Tonight …
5:00am Edt, The Center Of Don Was Located Near Latitude 11.5°north And
Longitude 56.2° West Or 250 Miles East-southeast Of Barbados Or 375
Miles East Of Grenada.
Don Is Moving Toward The West At 18 Mph,
And This General Motion, With An Increase In Forward Speed, Is Expected
Through Wednesday Evening. On The Forecast Track, The Center Of Don
Will Move Across The Windward Islands Tonight,
Tropical Storm Harvey could regroup but stay clear of Florida
If that happens, the storm's likely trajectory is toward the Bahamas and Florida. The third storm, about 1,000 miles east of the West Indies, is caught in an area of dry air, making conditions unfavorable for development.
LeBron James once saved someone while snorkeling with Dwyane Wade
As Union tells the story, during a snorkeling trip in the Bahamas, Lebron noticed one person wasn’t back in the boat at the end of the session. He then leapt in to bring them back. Via Vogue: As I prepare to say goodbye, I am reminded of a story ...
Harvey part of 3 tropical systems in Atlantic, track them
Some drive the potential storm closer to Puerto Rico and the northern coast of the Dominican Republic, while others take it about 300 to nearly 500 km to the north of those two locations straight to the Bahamas, and eventually into southern Florida.
English conductor Andrew Gourlay can reflect on a pretty exotic childhood. Born in Jamaica, he spent two years in the Bahamas followed by a further decade in Manila and Tokyo which meant settling in his family's UK "home" seemed rather odd. "I remember the ...
Tommy Lee's girlfriend Brittany Furlan shares ultra sexy snaps from the Bahamas... before joining 'mile high club' with the rocker during flight back
It seems like rocker Tommy Lee and girlfriend Brittany Furlan shared one steamy vacation last week. The striking brunette proudly flaunted her knockout figure in a collection of sultry Instagrams from the Bahamas getaway, first displaying her perky bust ...
The Beatles were first introduced to Eastern philosophy in 1965 when they met Swami Vishnu-Devananda in the Bahamas, during the filming of “Help!” The Swami presented them with copies of his work, The Illustrated Book of Yoga. George Harrison appeared ...
Since then, the Monarchs have transitioned to the FBS ranks, and last season capped a 10-win season with their first ever bowl trip and a win in the Bahamas Bowl. David Washington led that offense, but has since graduated. Now, there are four contenders to ...
Forensic Audit coming for Bahamas Gaming Board Magnetic Media (press release) #Bahamas, August 19, 2017 – Nassau – An internal financial investigation is just about launched at the Bahamas Gaming Board as media reports that the Board Secretary was asked to take a vacation because a forensic audit is about to begin. Verdant Scott ...
Victim bitten by shark while spearfishing in Bahamas WPEC He says this was their day off, and a couple of Shark Addicts employees and some of their friends went spearfishing in the Bahamas. He says the victim speared a fish on a shallow reef and was pulling it in about 3 on Friday afternoon, when a reef shark ...
Three fired at Bahamas utility after audit report into $2 million theft
NASSAU, Bahamas -- Three employees of Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) were terminated on Wednesday following a forensic audit at the company. The workers include an accounts payable clerk, an accounts filing clerk and a financial assistant. Secretary general of Bahamas Electrical Workers...