Archive | September, 2015

Wayne Munroe Joins PLP

The Progressive Liberal Party officially welcomed a new member, Attorney Wayne Munroe, to its organization on Monday. Munroe, who ran unsuccessfully in the 2012 general elections as a DNA candidate in the Mount Moriah constituency, received a warm embrace by the party. Chairman of the PLP Bradley Roberts said in an interview yesterday that Munroe […]

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BCCEC Holds Entrepreneurial & Enterprise Skills Training Workshop

The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers’ Confederation (BCCEC), the Bahamas Ministry of Finance, along with the International Labour Organisation (ILO), held an Entrepreneurial and Enterprise Skills Training Workshop for 40 participants on September 8 at the Comfort Suites Hotel on Paradise Island to launch their government- funded, Small Business Help Desk. The Small Business […]

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Lawyer Seeks to Strip Louis Bacon of Environmental Award

A high-powered American Attorney William Murphy Jr. has made a request for the National Audubon Society to strip Chief Executive Officer of Moore Capital Management Louis Bacon of an environmental award he received in 2013. Mr. Murphy made this request in a letter to the Audubon Society last month on behalf of his client Vivian […]

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Minister Disappointed Over Disparaging Video

Minister of Tourism, Obie Wilchcombe said although he is disappointed about a video that went viral showing the country in a lackluster light, it served as a wake-up call for Bahamians. So I think all of us should look at it and every Bahamian should know that we are always on the watch, people are […]

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AG – FNM Lacks Patriotism

Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson yesterday shot back at criticism from two prominent opposition members who accused the government of interfering in the Baha Mar debacle and ineffectively crippling any chances of progress being made between the parties involved. She told reporters outside Cabinet that those remarks were concerning and demonstrate a “lack of patriotism by […]

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Public/Private Partnership Brings New Computer Lab For EP Roberts Primary School

EP Roberts Primary School on Lincoln Boulevard and Balfour Avenue is celebrating the gift of a state-of-the-art computer lab equipped with 40 new laptops, the result of a partnership with RBC Royal Bank. Minister of Education Jerome Fitzgerald along with Minister of Transport and Aviation Glenys Hanna Martin, Royal Bank officials and others toured the […]

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COB New Faculty Member Gives Voice to Women Writers

Sometimes, it is about finding the voice that is not there, hearing the words that have not been recorded and trying to determine why, according to Dr. Brianne Jaquette, assistant professor in the School of English Studies at The College of The Bahamas. Discovering that voice is vital for Dr. Jaquette, who began her faculty […]

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AAAWU President Defends Bahamasair Employee

Airport Airline and Allied Workers Union (AAAWU) President Nelerene Harding yesterday responded defensively to allegations that a Bahamasair employee was behind the “erroneous and misleading information” regarding the national flag carrier Bahamasair. Social media rumors suggest that the aircraft purchased in 2014 was received with a damaged fuselage, thus putting Bahamasair passengers at risk. Yesterday, […]

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Oceans Investments Completes BISX Mutual Fund Listing Process

The Bahamas International Securities Exchange (BISX) is pleased to announce that shares of Ocean Investments Resources Fund Limited have successfully completed the BISX Mutual Fund Listing Process. As a result, these shares have now been added to the roster of funds listed on the exchange. Ocean Investments Resources Fund Limited is an open-ended investment fund. […]

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Sixteen Complete First ‘Leadership for Women in Politics’ Course

Sixteen women from divergent age groups, backgrounds and political views, became the first certificate recipients of the inaugural Leadership for Women in Politics course hosted by The College of The Bahamas in conjunction with the Ministry of Social Services and Community Development through the Bureau of Women’s Affairs. Hosted by the Centre for Continuing Education […]

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