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50th Independence Anniversary Logo Launched and Theme Unveiled

NASSAU, The Bahamas — Governor General His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Cornelius A. Smith, Prime Minister the Hon. Philip Davis and Mrs. Ann Marie Davis, joined Chairperson of The Bahamas Independence Secretariat and Bahamas High Commissioner to CARICOM Her Excellency Leslia Brice, senior Government officials, members of the clergy, stakeholders and hundreds of people, at the Launch of the 50th Independence Anniversary Logo and Theme Unveiling Ceremony, on January 19, 2023, in Downtown Nassau.  Bahamian talent and culture took centre stage in the form of singing, dancing, recitations, Junkanoo, and food.  During his Official Remarks, Prime Minister Davis invited “every person in our Bahama Islands and around the world – every citizen, every resident and every friend of The Bah...

The Governor General hosts annual luncheon for Cabinet

NASSAU, The Bahamas — Governor General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Cornelius A. Smith (centre) hosted the Annual Luncheon for Cabinet, Wednesday, January 11, 2023, in the Coral Room of Margaritaville Beach Resort.   Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. Philip Davis (centre left) and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism, Investments, and Aviation the Hon. Chester Cooper (centre right) were in attendance.  Also pictured in the front row: Hon. JoBeth Coleby-Davis (left) and Hon. Glenys Hanna-Martin (right).   Immediately behind, from left: Hon. Alfred Sears, Hon. Obie Wilchcombe, Hon. Keith Bell, Hon. Ginger Moxey, Hon. Clay Sweeting, Hon. Pia Glover-Rolle, Hon. Dr. Michael Darville, and Hon. Basil McIntosh.  Third row, from left: Hon. Zane Lightbourne, Hon. My...

Plans for Majority Rule Day Celebrations in Grand Bahama

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama, The Bahamas — A press conference was held on Friday, January 6, 2023 to announce the planned celebrations for Majority Rule Day, January 10, in Grand Bahama.  Activities begin at 1 p.m. on Tuesday with a march of students, uniformed organizations, and marching bands departing Christ The King Church for downtown Freeport, where events will take place. Celebrations will comprise performances by the Bahamas Brass Band, Legends Marching Band, Pastor Simeon Outten, The Core, Sounds of Destiny, The Cooling Waters, and the Royal Bahamas Police Force Pop Band. Festivities conclude with a Junkanoo Rushout by New Year’s Day Junkanoo Parade winners, Platinum Knights. Minister for Grand Bahama, the Hon. Ginger Moxey encouraged all to come out and participate. The hol...

Colour and Panorama of the 2022 Boxing Day Junkanoo Parade

NASSAU, The Bahamas — The colour and panorama of the 2022 Boxing Day Junkanoo Parade, held in Downtown Nassau.

Junkanoo’s dramatic return to Bay Street — Boxing Day Parade 2022

NASSAU, The Bahamas — Exuberant Junkanoo Rush on Bay Street after a long hiatus caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic. Scenes from the dramatic return — Boxing Day Parade 2022, downtown, Nassau.

National Public Service Week 2022 launched with Service of Thanksgiving

NASSAU, The Bahamas – As public servants gathered for a Service of Thanksgiving the Hon. Glenys Hanna-Martin, Acting Prime Minister and Minister of Education and Technical & Vocational Training, extended thanks to them for the work they do to keep the wheels of government turning. She dubbed the week a time of “pure celebration” of public servants to celebrate their dedication and to remind them of the important role they play in advancing the nation. “It is a time to show gratitude to our public servants for their outstanding service and invaluable contributions throughout the years. It is a time for recognition of their importance to our nation. It is a time to say thank you,” she said. “I wish to begin by thanking all public servants at every level in this country for the work you d...

Multiple employers seeking to interview jobseekers at Saturday’s Job Fair in Southwest New Providence

NASSAU, The Bahamas — The Ministry of Labour and Immigration announced that the Department of Labour, in conjunction with the South Beach, Carmichael and Southern Shores communities, will host a Job Fair. The Labour on The Blocks 2.0 event will be held Saturday, October 15, 2022 at Anatol Rodgers High School, Faith Avenue, starting at 9:00 am. It will enable staff of the Department of Labour to bring the assistance of the Public Employment Services Unit directly to the citizens and residents of Southwest New Providence. With more than 45 employers seeking to interview jobseekers and hire promptly, this Job Fair of the Ministry of Labour and Immigration promises to be the largest ever. The Hon. Keith Bell, Minister of Labour and Immigration, said the Department of Labour’s team has al...

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