On September 24, the U.S. Embassy’s Youth Ambassadors representing the island of Abaco held an engaging community dialogue to promote social inclusion of Bahamians living with intellectual disabilities during a one-day forum at the Office of the Prime Minister in Marsh Harbour, Abaco.
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Local Investor Peter Hunt of BahamaLand Investments made a financial contribution to the combined Grand Bahama Carnival Company on Thursday October 2nd for the development of prototype costumes for the highly anticipated Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival set for May 7-9, 2015.
Jamaal Rolle, a Celebrity Artist paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Education, Science and Technology, Jerome Fitzgerald.
The Water & Sewerage Corporation awarded a four-year scholarship to Joshua Darville, a 2014 graduate of the Technical Cadet Corps Programme (TCCP). Mrs. Jania Darville, Joshua’s mother, received the award on his behalf.
Continuing U.S.-Bahamian partnership on issues of mutual concern, the U.S. Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Section and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) partnered to provide ten Bahamian Police Force, Defense Force, Customs, and Immigration officers with advanced training on port security September 14-20 at the Port of Miami (PortMiami).
It was a dynamic and heartwarming ending to another successful Youth Leadership Programme (YLP) facilitated by the First Bahamas Branch of Toastmasters, Club 1600 for residents of the Ranfurly Homes for Children.
The sale of a $7 million Ocean Club Estates residence less than two weeks after it hit the market is one indicator that the luxury home market is beginning to rebound, according to the principals of a local real estate firm.
The 242 Colour Run in Nassau took place on a beautiful Bahamian Sunday morning. The second instance of the event saw 449 people registered, up from last year’s attendance of 330.
Andbank, the private bank with headquarters in Andorra, continues to expand its private banking product offering in The Bahamas.