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Junior Junkanoo Press Statement & Results

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

On December 9th, 2017, the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture – in conjunction with the National Junkanoo Committee (N.J.C) and title sponsor SOL Petroleum Bahamas Ltd. -- hosted the Junior Junkanoo Parade at Arawak Cay.
 
Due to extreme weather challenges, the parade was shortened. Twenty-two groups were scheduled to participate in the parade. However, only 19 participated. While all of these groups performed, they were not all able to be judged due to the inclement weather.
 

Mrs. Evelyn Stuart Receives visit from the Governor General for her Centenary

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

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Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling visited Mrs. Evelyn Stuart at her home on Tuesday, and presented her with flowers.  Mrs. Stuart celebrates her 100th birthday on December 13, 2017.

(BIS Photo/Letisha Henderson)



Scotia Wealth Management partners with Rotary Club of Old Fort

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

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Scotia Wealth Management is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the Rotary Club of Old Fort’s (RCOF) 1st Annual Christmas Tree and Wreath Auction.  The two Scotia Wealth Management Offices at Scotia House, 404 East Bay Street and 301 Albany Financial Center have been festively adorned by Rotarians via this noteworthy partnership.

“We commend the Rotary Club of Old Fort on its efforts and are thrilled that, this year, our holiday décor has a philanthropic purpose as proceeds will be used to impact persons in the communities where we live and work,” said Perry A. Rolle, Deputy Managing Director, Scotia Wealth Management...

BTC Northern Team say thanks to Retailers

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

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Yesterday, on what was arguably the coldest day on Grand Bahama this year, the northern BTC Enterprise Sales and Marketing Team warmed things up with a special luncheon to say thank you to their loyal clients. The luncheon which was held at The Lucayan Manor House, was an opportunity for guests were invited to mingle in a relaxed environment and enjoy the spirit of the holiday season.

“Each year we take the time to say thank you to our valued corporate clients and retailers,” said Leteasha Lord, BTC Northern Bahamas Marketing and PR Lead. “This year we opted for a more intimate and Christmas themed event...

Poinsettias for the Governor General

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

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Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling (centre), Governor General, received an array of Poinsettias from the Grounds and Beautification Division of Bahamas National Pride organization, at Government House, on Tuesday, December 12, 2017.

(BIS Photo/Letisha Henderson)...

The Governor General Hosts Annual Leader of the Opposition Christmas Luncheon

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

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Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling (seated centre) hosted the Annual Leader of the Opposition Christmas Luncheon at Government House on Tuesday, December 12, 2017.  Pictured from left: Senator, Dr. the Hon. Michael Darville; Leader of the Opposition, the Hon. Philip Davis; H.E. Dame Marguerite Pindling; Deputy Leader, Mr. Chester Cooper; Senator, the Hon. Clay Sweeting and Senator, the Hon. Jobeth Coleby-Davis.

(BIS Photo/Letisha Henderson)...


Bradley Roberts presented the Governor General with a copy of his book

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

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Bradley Roberts presented Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling with a copy of his book, 'Big Bad Brad' during a Courtesy Call at Government House on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. 

(BIS Photo/Letisha Henderson)...

Dog Days Half-Marathon the perfect New Year’s Resolution!

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

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Most people will say that sports has an amazing, way of making a positive impact in society. Whether it's helping children, communities or even nations, sports make a difference on a daily basis.  Organizations now are using sport to raise money for worthy causes, to boost local economies and most importantly to get people active.

As people make their New Year’s resolutions, Grand Bahamians are hoping they will add the fourth Annual Dog Days Event on their to-do-list.  Scheduled for March 24th, 2018, organizers are gearing up for another competitive event with sponsors already hoping on board to be part of this annual success...

Caribbean Export: Who will represent the Region’s private sector

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

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The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export), in collaboration with the world’s largest donor organization, the European Union, pulled together some of the region’s most influential business leaders and private sector representative organisations to answer this very question last week at a Private Sector Engagement Meeting in Kingston, Jamaica.

The meeting included a feature address from former Prime Minister of Jamaica Mr Bruce Golding who stressed that the region’s private sector collectively has the power to effect positive change in the region’s legislation and to drive the business climate in a manner that supports economic growth...

Caribbean Export: Who will represent the Region’s private sector

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

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The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export), in collaboration with the world’s largest donor organization, the European Union, pulled together some of the region’s most influential business leaders and private sector representative organisations to answer this very question last week at a Private Sector Engagement Meeting in Kingston, Jamaica.

The meeting included a feature address from former Prime Minister of Jamaica Mr Bruce Golding who stressed that the region’s private sector collectively has the power to effect positive change in the region’s legislation and to drive the business climate in a manner that supports economic growth...