The two highest performing candidates in the 2013 Electrical Installation and Carpentry national exams are seeking to expand their knowledge and hone their skills at The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI).
Over 400 junior achievers representing six islands of our archipelago and two countries – The Bahamas and Turks & Caicos (14 delegates) – participated in the JA Bahamas’ BahamaJac 2014 conference under the Theme: ‘Empowered to Succeed’ this past weekend.
Eddiqua Hall of Kingsway Academy won the 2014 New Providence Junior Young Chef Contest, sponsored by Mahatma Rice and Robin Hood Flour.
The Director of Reach-Out Ministries on Grand Bahama paid a courtesy call on U.S. Chargé d’Affaires John Dinkelman at the U.S. Embassy to discuss his participation in the International Visitor Leadership Program, “Caribbean Basin Security Initiative – Engaging Underserved and At-Risk Youth.”
Grand Isle Resort & Spa and The Bahamas shared an unusual world first last week when professional hockey players, decorated Olympians and hotel guests faced off in a road hockey game on the tiny island of Farmer’s Cay.
Michael Johnson a senior at C.R. Walker Secondary High School and achiever of Commonwealth Bank won the 2014 Junior Achievement (JA) New Providence and Toastmasters International’s Annual Speech Competition held at The British Colonial Hilton on February 12.
On a day when most youngsters would be glued in front of the television watching cartoons, Kingsway Academy’s fifth grader Sierra Blair was hard at work participating in a coastal clean-up initiative spearheaded by Etienne Dupuch Jr Publications Ltd.
It is not surprising, given all of this, that the Bahamas has one of the highest sexual assault rates in the region.
This obvious deficit of ideas on how to tackle the scourge of crime, which is destroying our nation, goes to the highest level of government.