NASSAU, The Bahamas — In celebration of Bahamas Maritime Week, an exhibit was launched, September 26, 2022 at the Mall at Marathon. At the opening ceremony, Minister of Transport and Housing the Hon. JoBeth Coleby-Davis addressed maritime industry officials and members of the public viewing the exhibit, which prominently featured the careers of Bahamas Maritime Cadets, who are young people taking scholarship opportunities to earn certifications, and participate in exciting maritime endeavours.
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.
FREEPORT, Grand Bahama, The Bahamas — Minister of Transport and Housing, the Hon. JoBeth Coleby-Davis tours the Post Office Department in Freeport, discussing concerns and identifying infrastructural and human resources needs, September 23, 2022.
FREEPORT, Grand Bahama, The Bahamas — Minister of Transport and Housing, the Hon. JoBeth Coleby-Davis arrived on Grand Bahama, Thursday, for Heads of Department and staff ‘Organizational and Policy Directive Alignment Meetings,’ September 22-23, 2022. The minister is pictured addressing a Reception for the managers and staff Thursday evening.
NASSAU, The Bahamas — The Ministry of Transport and Housing held a key presentation ceremony for six families in the Pinecrest Subdivision on Thursday, September 15, 2022. Minister of Transport and Housing the Hon. Jobeth Coleby-Davis announced, “Forty-seven homes make up the subdivision. The government is in the business of making home ownership possible and affordable for Bahamians because housing is a priority.” Highlighting its importance, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. Philip Davis said “affordable homes and homeownership ranks on the same level as education.” As stated in the Blueprint for Change, he said, the government is committed to providing increased access to affordable housing: at present, providing homes in Abaco is ...
NASSAU, The Bahamas — Disney Cruise Line executives, Joey Gaskins, Jr. (Regional Director of Public Affairs/The Bahamas and Caribbean, pictured standing centre) and Justin Lewis paid a courtesy call on Minister of Transport and Housing the Hon. JoBeth Coleby-Davis, at the Ministry’s offices, August 29, 2022.
NASSAU, The Bahamas — President of LJM Maritime Academy Dr. Brendamae Cleare paid a courtesy call on Minister of Transport and Housing the Hon. JoBeth Coleby-Davis, July 13, 2022 at the Ministry’s offices. Dr. Cleare, in her first meeting with the Minister, described LJM ‘s training of the maritime cadets, their educational assistance through scholarships, and the vision of the academy to produce well-prepared industry leaders. Dr. Cleare is pictured, left, with Minister Coleby-Davis.
NASSAU, The Bahamas – The Ministry of Transport and Housing held a licensing opportunity Thursday, July 7, 2022 at Loyola Hall, Gladstone Road, for taxi and livery drivers who have been working 15 years to 20 years with a leased licence. Minister of Transport and Housing the Hon. JoBeth Coleby-Davis said “the process is an open and transparent one to illuminate and eradicate the under-the-table foolishness.” Minister Coleby-Davis said after numerous meetings with both the Taxi Union president and Livery Drivers Union president, it was decided that in order to clarify union members as entrepreneurs, this process had to take place.