The Bahamas is expected to field a large team for the 2018 Goodwill Games Swim Meet, which will be held at the National Aquatics Center in Wildey, St. Michael, Barbados, from August 17-19. Shown are some of the swimmers who will take part in the meet. SIMBA FRENCH
Fresh off their second place finish at the Central American and Caribbean Swimming Championships (CCCAN), The Bahamas’ swim team is ready for the 2018 Goodwill Games Swim Meet which will be held at the National Aquatics Center in Wildey, St. Michael, Barbados, from August 17-19.
According to Minister of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson, technology could become the third pillar of the Bahamian economy. He cited the government's Technology Hub Steering Committee, which has called for the economy to be diversified and "expand beyond our reliance on tourism and
As the Bahamas National Trust (BNT) and the Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation (BREEF) continue to expand The Bahamas' national parks in order to protect marine life, a foreign sportfishing vessel was caught fishing within the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park on Friday by
Beachfront residential community Palm Cay has completed a $100 million luxury condo and penthouse complex overlooking its marina.
The development was 40 percent sold before it was released to the general public. According to a press release on the project, the development has been named One Marina.
Debris from battered homes blocks a road in Duncan Town, Ragged Island following the passage of Hurricane Irma in September last year. According to the reports, costs associated with Irma reached $129.5 million, while Matthew’s costs soared to $580.4 million. FILE
Every year at the end of May the media declares the opening of the hurricane season. Every year at that time, hardware and convenience stores announce sales designed to help us prepare for the threat of storms. Every year, or almost every year, as the
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Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis during a press conference at Lynden Pindling International Airport on Saturday. PETER RAMSAY
Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said on Saturday while he has personal views on marijuana, which are grounded in science, he will not force his views on anybody as the government moves to establish a committee to embark on an educational campaign in The Bahamas
As a preparatory step to rendering marijuana as a legal substance, the commission recommended the decriminalization of the drug for personal use in private premises and medical purposes. FILE
The CARICOM Regional Commission on Marijuana has recommended the declassification of marijuana as a dangerous drug in all legislation and the reclassification of the drug as a controlled substance in its report presented at the CARICOM heads of government meeting last week.
The commission presented its
A police officer looks on as a crowd enters the Delimart supermarket complex, which had been burned during two days of protests against a planned hike in fuel prices in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday, July 8, 2018. AP
Despite civil unrest in Port-au-Prince and Cap-Haitien over the weekend after the Haitian government announced sharp increases in gasoline prices, both Minister of Foreign Affairs Darren Henfield and Bahamas Ambassador to Haiti Jeffrey Williams said yesterday that there is no immediate danger and no need to
A man died in hospital yesterday after he was shot by someone in a car that pulled up on the side of him, police said.
The shooting occurred shortly before 3 p.m. on Homestead Street. Police said the man was standing in the street when the incident