Winners of Custom Computer’s A’s for Excellence Campaign were presented with brand new HP laptop computers at the Custom Computers “Know How Store” on Cable Beach.
Hundreds of students, teachers, administrators and several prison inmates, gathered for the third annual Anti-crime rally, sponsored by the Ministry of National Security under the theme, ‘Stop, Think, Act’.
The recall of infant formula by Abbott Laboratories covers many products and many countries. The company says some powdered formula could contain parts of beetles.
The Bahamas government sponsored a family violence summit under the theme ‘Towards Peace and Harmony in the Home’. Violence and abuse in the family is a serious problem in the Bahamas that affects the larger society.
Regional Police in Niagara Canada have arrested Devin Symonette, 19, an international student from the Bahamas, following a break-in near Niagara College.
Another Bahamian student was stabbed in an after-school incident, making the fourth such violent attack since the school year began two weeks ago.
Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Charles Maynard presented a $100,000 cheque to the College of the Bahamas to assist student athletes in receiving a tertiary education.
The Local Government Junior Council Pilot Project is an initiative of the Department of Lands and Local Government designed to provide Bahamian youth with the means to influence the decisions that impact their lives.
The Ministry of Labour and Social Development and the Urban Renewal Program have developed an essay contest to sensitize the youth to the plight of the elderly and of the contributions they have made.