For the fifth consecutive year, the U.S. Embassy partnered with Special Olympics Bahamas to host the annual Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day celebration at the U.S. Ambassador’s Residence on Saturday, September 27.
Monthly Archives: September 2014
The public spat between Free National Movement leader Dr Hubert Minnis and deputy leader Loretta Butler-Turner is a tell-tale sign of the deep-seated animosity between these individuals and serves as a preview of the impending battle royale set to take place at the next FNM convention, which has been forecasted for February 2015.
Executives at the Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) announced plans for Value Added Tax (VAT) readiness training for businesses to commence on Grand Bahama in the coming weeks.
The second annual Potcakeman Triathlon was a thrilling morning at Jaws Beach on Saturday September 20th 2014. Over 200 participants took part in the 750m swim, 21km bike and 5k run or the shorter distanced ‘puppy tri’.
Acting Prime Minister Philip Davis, United States Chargè d’Affaires a.i. Lisa Johnson, and Director of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Captain Stephen Russell along with other senior U.S. and Bahamian government officials, participated in the official opening of the North and Central Bahamas Disaster Conference held at the Melia Nassau Beach Resort in Nassau.
As part of continuing U.S.-Bahamian bilateral cooperation under Operation Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, the United States Embassy’s Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Coast Guard, and the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Section teamed up to provide more than twenty Royal Bahamas Police Force officers from the Drug Enforcement and Marine Support Units advanced tactical training from September 9-11, 2014 in Exuma.
Creative Nassau, in conjunction with the Downtown Nassau Partnership, is actively preparing for its first monthly Creative Market in Pompey Square, Downtown Nassau which will take place on FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 from 9am – 6pm.
One of China’s major investment conferences targeting Asian investors will be the anchor event of a two-week promotional programme by the Ministry of Financial Services and the Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB).
The Bahamas Reef Environment Education Foundation (BREEF) announced this week it has commenced the design of artwork for their Sir Nicholas Nuttall Coral Reef Sculpture Garden that will be installed in the near-shore waters of western New Providence.