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Foreign Affairs Press Release – Advisory on Hurricane Ian for Bahamian Nationals in South Florida

BMA and Ship Owners Association pay a courtesy call on the Prime Minister for Bahamas Maritime Week

NASSAU, The Bahamas — Minister of Transport and Housing the Hon. JoBeth Coleby-Davis, officials of the Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) and the Bahamas Ship Owners Association paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. Philip Davis, September 26, 2022, at the Office of the Prime Minister to celebrate Bahamas Maritime Week. Some of the matters discussed: The maritime industry is currently the third highest revenue generator in the Bahamas. Its outreach program trains dozens of Maritime Cadets, providing scholarship opportunities for Bahamians interested in the sector, with BMA the largest sponsor of the cadets initiative. The focus of the Bahamas Ship Owners Association is to create the best quality ship registry — not merely the biggest, but one tha...

Minister Coleby-Davis launches Maritime Week at Mount Tabor church service

NASSAU, The Bahamas — Minister of Transport and Housing the Hon. JoBeth Coleby Davis participated in the launch of Bahamas Maritime Week with a church service at Mount Tabor Church on Sunday, September 25, 2022. She is pictured bringing remarks, and also in a group photo with Bishop Neil Ellis, Dr. Patrice Ellis, and church members.

AG Outlines Digital Assets Legislation at STEP LATAM Conference in Panama

NASSAU, The Bahamas — With Financial Services playing a key role in the country’s economy, efforts continue to keep the sector progressive.  That includes incorporating new products, including trading in Digital Assets.  Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, the Hon. L. Ryan Pinder made these points at the STEP LATAM conference in Panama, September 22-23, 2022.  STEP LATAM, which stands for Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, Latin America, is a professional networking body that brings together professionals from a cross-section of businesses in the financial services sector. STEP provides education, training, representation and networking opportunities for its members, of which there are over 21,000 across 95 jurisdictions. Minister Pinder o...

Statement on Road Traffic Department

100 Laptops to Ministry of Education from FTX Digital Markets

NASSAU, The Bahamas — Teachers in the public school system will be the recipients of 100 laptops donated to the Ministry of Education by FTX Digital Markets. In attendance to receive the laptops, September 22, 2022 was Minister of Education and Technical & Vocational Training, the Hon. Glenys Hanna-Martin who thanked representatives of the company.  She told them that it takes a village to raise children and that the government needs all of the help it can get to educate the nation’s youth.   Director of Education, Marcellus Taylor thanked the company for being responsible corporate citizens and said that the laptops would go a long way in assisting teachers in carrying out their duties, especially after the pandemic plunged education systems around the world into ...

PHA Press Statement – PMH Dialysis Unit Gets Boost with Donation of 6 New Machines

NEMA Continues to Closely Monitor Hurricane Ian