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Vasyli’s Pretrial Delayed Baha Mar Shocker
 
Vasyli’s Pretrial Delayed

Vasyli’s Pretrial Delayed

Donna Vasyli, the woman is accused of stabbing her millionaire husband to death, returned to court on Monday expecting a pretrial hearing, but she was told that the pretrial has been delayed. Prosecutor Neil Braithwaite said the necessary evidence to carry on with the hearing has not been disclosed therefore, the pretrial will not be [...]

Baha Mar Shocker… Files for Bankruptcy … Employees Told to Stay Home

Baha Mar Shocker… Files for Bankruptcy … Employees Told to Stay Home

Baha Mar CEO Sarkis Izmirlian announced yesterday that the resort has filed for bankruptcy. According to Izmirlian, in a statement released by the resort, in order to complete construction and open Baha Mar as soon as practicable, Baha Mar Ltd., and entities associated with it, are voluntarily undertaking the process of Chapter 11 under the [...]

PM – Gov’t Not Taking Sides on Baha Mar

30 June 2015

Prime Minister Perry Christie in his reaction to Baha Mar’s decision to file for bankruptcy said he will not be taking sides on the matter. The prime minister said in a statement yesterday, that while he acknowledges Baha Mar CEO Sarkis Izmirlian’s commitment to pursue an early and definitive settlement of the resort’s outstanding differences [...]

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PM Opens RBPF Summer Youth Programme

30 June 2015

Prime Minister Perry Christie officially opened the Royal Bahamas Police Force 22nd Annual Summer Youth Programme yesterday. The programme seeks to positively engage the nation’s youth today for a brighter tomorrow and according to Prime Minister Christie during the opening ceremony at Salem Union Baptist Church, the programme has benefitted thousands of Bahamians During his [...]

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Miss Bahamas Organization and AIDS Foundation team up in the fight against HIV/AIDS

Miss Bahamas Organization and AIDS Foundation team up in the fight against HIV/AIDS

30 June 2015

On Wednesday, June 24, The Bahamas AIDS Foundation joined forces with the Miss Bahamas Organization to sell tickets for the foundation’s annual raffle, which raises funds to offset the costs of the organization’s day-to-day expenses. Representing the Miss Bahamas Organization were Miss World Bahamas, Rosetta Cartwright, and Miss Bahamas Teenager, Davette Strachan – the two [...]

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Gov’t Gives Exuma Straw Vendors $52,000

30 June 2015

Twenty-three straw vendors in Exuma were each presented with a $2,300 cheque from Deputy Prime Minister Philip Davis on Monday. The 23 cheques totalled $52,900 which was given to the straw vendors on behalf of the government during a service of thanksgiving hosted by the Exuma Christian Council and the Straw Vendors Authority (SVA). The [...]

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Bahamas Local Signs On As Platinum Sponsor For Marathon Bahamas

Bahamas Local Signs On As Platinum Sponsor For Marathon Bahamas

30 June 2015

Marathon Bahamas ads will be featured 300 million times per month thanks to a new partnership with the country’s largest and most used website . . . and that’s just the beginning. BahamasLocal.com has partnered with Sunshine Insurance to promote the Sunshine Insurance Race Weekend (SIRW) – a two day event that includes the Susan [...]

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Youth Representatives Sign MOU at 19CCEM

Youth Representatives Sign MOU at 19CCEM

29 June 2015

Inspired by the discussions held at the 19th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (19CCEM), youth representatives from the Progressive Liberal Party, Free National Movement and the Democratic National Alliance, joined forces to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which is focused on nonpartisan attention on educational development. The two paged MOU, signed on Friday by [...]

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BAMSI Farm Manger Attends Training Seminar

BAMSI Farm Manger Attends Training Seminar

29 June 2015

Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) Assistant Farm Manager Cameron Lightbourne recently participated in a special workshop hosted by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) – “Train-the-Trainer in Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).” Sponsored by the European Union, the training sessions were administered by IICA as part of [...]

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Cable Bahamas Expands Customer Service Options in Partnership with Cash N’ Go, Bringing More Payment Locations across Multiple Islands

29 June 2015

One month after providing more payment locations to its customers in New Providence, Cable Bahamas has announced that it has expanded its partnership with Cash N’ Go to bring the same option for bill payment to subscribers in Grand Bahama, Abaco and Exuma. Beginning this week, subscribers in Grand Bahama will have two new pay [...]

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Taxicab Drivers Raise Concerns Over Unhealthy Working Conditions

29 June 2015

Taxicab drivers stationed along Prince George Wharf are raised concerns on Friday about a number of issues that are negatively impacting their ability to do their jobs During a press conference, the taxicab drivers, along with President of the Taxi Cab Union Philip Watkins and Union Chairman Maxwell Adderley expressed their frustrations concerning their working [...]

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Social Services Minister Introduces RISE at Town Meeting

29 June 2015

Minister of Social Services and Community Development Melanie Griffin introduced the Conditional Cash Transfer Programme called RISE at the Community Meeting for the programme’s pilot last Wednesday at Uriah McPhee Primary School. The town meeting provided an update on plans for the introduction of the Conditional Cash Transfer Programme, RISE, which is part of the [...]

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