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Cable Bahamas And Cash ‘N Go Team Up To Provide More Payment Locations For Customers

Cable Bahamas And Cash ‘N Go Team Up To Provide More Payment Locations For Customers

In a move to meet customer requests for additional pay centres, Cable Bahamas has partnered with Cash ‘N Go to offer alternative sites for subscribers to make bill payments. As of this week, Cable Bahamas customers in New Providence can visit one of the six Cash ‘N Go locations on the island to pay for [...]

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“Economic Recovery is on The Way,” Says Roberts

“Economic Recovery is on The Way,” Says Roberts

Chairman of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Bradley Roberts said the country is on its way to economic recovery. He made this comment yesterday during the PLP’s third Anniversary Service of Thanksgiving at Mount Tabor Church. As the PLP continues into its third year of governance, Mr. Roberts gave remarks and in doing so mentioned [...]

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PM: Carnival Will Become a Major Event in The Bahamas

PM: Carnival Will Become a Major Event in The Bahamas

Prime Minister Perry Christie said Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival will become one of the “biggest” events on the country’s calendar of activities. As he participated in the festivities surrounding the three-day event, the prime minster said the support from locals and tourists was extensive. He said the Ministry of Tourism and the Ministry of Youth, Sports [...]

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Bahamasair and Public Managers Union

Bahamasair and Public Managers Union

Valentine Grimes, chairman of the Board of Bahamasair, described the latest agreement signed between the national airline of The Bahamas and the Public Managers Union (PMU) as a “wonderful opportunity” for The Bahamas. The five-year contract which involves some 60 workers was signed Friday, May 8, at Bahamasair Holdings Ltd. on Coral Road. Among those [...]

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PM Wants New Revenue Sources

PM Wants New Revenue Sources

Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Perry Christie said the government must diversify its revenue sources. Mr. Christie made this statement as he addressed the opening ceremony of the World Customs Organization IT Conference and Exhibition at the Our Lucaya Resort in Grand Bahama on Wednesday. “Customs administrations worldwide play a key regulatory role in [...]

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Junkanoo Carnival on Schedule despite Rain

Junkanoo Carnival on Schedule despite Rain

Despite an average 75 per cent rain chance over the weekend, Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival organizers say that will not stop the shows and the festival will go on as planned. However, Paul Major, Bahamas National Festival Commission chairman, told The Bahama Journal that in the event of a heavy rainfall changes will be made accordingly, [...]

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Major Upgrades to PMH Critical Care Block Complete, New Hospital Planner Named

Major Upgrades to PMH Critical Care Block Complete, New Hospital Planner Named

The Critical Care Block theatres at the Princess Margaret Hospital are now open and fully operational, the Public Hospitals Authority announced on Tuesday. The new state-of-the-art theatres have been listed on a rotational system, with the exception of the Endoscopy Theatre, which will be transitioned this month following the completion of the user training exercises. [...]

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Minister Advances Environmental Bill

Minister Advances Environmental Bill

Minister of the Environment and Housing Kenred Dorsett issued a draft of the Department of Environmental Planning and Protection Bill yesterday. This new bill was announced by the government earlier this week as one of its actions to mitigate any risk to Marathon residents following the oil spill at the nearby Rubis service station. The [...]

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Ministry of Works Security Officer Shot Dead

Ministry of Works Security Officer Shot Dead

A security officer at the Ministry of Works was shot dead yesterday morning in the Shirley Street area. According to Chief Superintendent of Police Paul Rolle, police received reports of a “barrage of gunshots” in the Freetown Lane Area off Shirley Street around 1:30 a.m. Upon arrival, responding police officers found the lifeless bullet-ridden body [...]

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Five National Parks Established in San Salvador

Five National Parks Established in San Salvador

It was a momentous occasion for the San Salvador Living Jewels Foundation, the people of San Salvador and The Bahamas National Trust, as they gathered on Almond Tree Park for the public announcement of five new National Parks for San Salvador. After working with the government and with support from the Gerace Research Centre, the [...]

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