The “Harl Taylor Fashion Scholarship” will be awarded to a young Bahamian designer during the Islands of the World fashion Week extravaganza.
Monthly Archives: October 2010
The Bahamas is still in violation of the treaty it signed in 1993, vowing to eliminate discrimination against women, as the UN’s Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women opens its forty-seventh session.
A forensic examination of the accounts of the Prince George Dock customs office revealed that receipts for about $10 million in revenue had vanished.
Editorial in The Nassau Guardian says, “At the outset, it should be pointed out that McCartney may have a long way to go before he finds himself ready for the position of Prime Minister of the country.”
The Bahamas is “lagging behind” in terms of participating in trade agreements, according to former State Minister of Finance James Smith, who said the country may not be fully prepared to be a consistent global player.
Early registration for the next Parliamentary (General) Elections got off on schedule in New Providence Monday morning as candidates for registration filed in and out of Voter Registration Centres despite the inclement weather.
The third annual National Careers Awareness Month (NCAM) has been announced for the month of October. The event will span the duration of the month of October and will feature a variety of events and activities.
The Government of The Bahamas signed a contract with China Construction Company and a $58 million loan agreement with China Export Import Bank for the construction of the four-lane highway Airport Gateway.
The Public is hereby advised that registration of voters in New Providence and the Family Islands will be held from Monday through Friday, commencing October 4, 2010.