BIA Pays Courtesy Call on the Governor General

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

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Executives of the Bahamas Insurance Association (BIA) paid a courtesy call on Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling in the Drawing Room of Government House, February 20, 2018.  Pictured from left: Warren Rolle, Secretary/BIA; Dr. Rhonda Chipman-Johnson, BIA; H.E. Dame Marguerite Pindling; Emmanuel Komolafe, Chairman/BIA; Michele Fields, Superintendent, Insurance Commission of The Bahamas; and Cardinal McCardy, Treasurer/BIA...

BIA Pays Courtesy Call on the Governor General

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

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Executives of the Bahamas Insurance Association (BIA) paid a courtesy call on Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling in the Drawing Room of Government House, February 20, 2018.  Pictured from left: Warren Rolle, Secretary/BIA; Dr. Rhonda Chipman-Johnson, BIA; H.E. Dame Marguerite Pindling; Emmanuel Komolafe, Chairman/BIA; Michele Fields, Superintendent, Insurance Commission of The Bahamas; and Cardinal McCardy, Treasurer/BIA...

The Governor General chats with Hugh Campbell Primary Students during courtesy call

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

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Students and Teachers of Hugh Campbell Primary School, Freeport, Grand Bahama called upon Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling at Government House on Monday, February 19, 2018. 

(BIS Photos/Letisha Henderson)...

Environmental Health Hosted Expert Mission towards Mosquito Control

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

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The Department of Environmental Health in conjunction with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) hosted an Expert Mission recently towards The Bahamas’ implementing the Sterile Insect Technique (SIT), an old technique that is safe and cost effective in the integrated vector (mosquito) control programme.

SIT has been successfully applied as an agricultural control tool to various insect species including med flies, codling moth Cydia pomonella (L.), onion maggot Delia antiqua (Meigen) and some species of tsetse flies Glossina spp as means of sustaining crops, decreasing financial inputs and increasing economic benefits...

Environmental Health Hosted Expert Mission towards Mosquito Control

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

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The Department of Environmental Health in conjunction with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) hosted an Expert Mission recently towards The Bahamas’ implementing the Sterile Insect Technique (SIT), an old technique that is safe and cost effective in the integrated vector (mosquito) control programme.

SIT has been successfully applied as an agricultural control tool to various insect species including med flies, codling moth Cydia pomonella (L.), onion maggot Delia antiqua (Meigen) and some species of tsetse flies Glossina spp as means of sustaining crops, decreasing financial inputs and increasing economic benefits...

Inagua All Age School pays courtesy call on the Speaker of the House of Assembly

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

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The Hon. Halson Moultrie, Speaker of the House of Assembly, welcomed teachers and students of Inagua All Age School on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 during a courtesy call at the Speaker's Office. 

(BIS Photo/Patrick Hanna)...

Chinese Ambassador makes Courtesy call on the Speaker of the House of Assembly

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

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The Hon. Halson Moultrie, Speaker of the House of Assembly, made a presentation, during a courtesy call, to HE Huang Qinguo (left), Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at the Speaker's Office. 

(BIS Photo/Patrick Hanna)...

Minister Pintard says Fresh Start Graduates are ‘Part of the Solution’

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

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Minister of Youth, Sports & Culture, the Hon. Michael Pintard said if Grand Bahama is going to change, it will not be because there is someone crying in the wilderness about what is wrong, but rather about someone finding solutions.  “And the young people who are graduates of this Fresh Start Program are part of the solution,” he affirmed.

The Minister of Youth was the keynote speaker at the graduation ceremony for Grand Bahama’s Fresh Start Program on Saturday at the Social Affairs Convention Centre.  Seventy-six persons graduated from the program and represented varied fields...

Lombard Odier & Cie pays courtesy call on Financial Services Minister

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

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Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and Immigration, the Hon. Brent Symonette (left), welcomed Lombard Odier & Cie executives, Christophe Hentsch, partner/Head Office (centre), and Renaud Vielfaure, Local Managing Director, in a courtesy call at the Ministry on Monday, February 19, 2018. 

(BIS Photo/Derek Smith)...

Oban Energies commits to environmental preservation, education, research, housing

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

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Officials of Oban Energies said Monday that the company will continue to engage the East Grand Bahama community in meaningful ways as it proceeds towards the completion of the approval process and commencement of their $4 billion investment in East Grand Bahama.

This includes continued support of training and education, the environment, community projects, and the local supplier and local employment programmes established by the company...