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IDB Technical Team Tours Solar Sites on New Providence and Abaco

NASSAU, The Bahamas — A delegation of technical officers, representing the Inter-American Development Bank Energy Mission and the Project Execution Unit (PEU) in the Ministry of Finance working on the ‘Reconstruction with Resiliencein the Energy Sector in The Bahamas’ programme, toured various sites in New Providence and Abaco featuring solar renewable energy installations.  The programme, with support from the IDB and the EU, aims to advance deployment of renewable energy (RE) in The Bahamas, with a target of 30% RE in 2030 — working towards increased energy resilience, and lower costs. The New Providence site tour commenced on Tuesday, 17th January, at the BPL Battery Energy Storage System (still in construction) off Baillou Hill Road. Chief Technical Officer...

BCB marks 45 years of television with a courtesy call on the Governor General

NASSAU, The Bahamas — Celebrating the 45th Anniversary of bringing television to Bahamian viewers, the Broadcasting Corporation of The Bahamas’ Board of Directors and Executive Management Team paid a courtesy call upon Governor General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Cornelius A. Smith at the Office of the Governor General, October 20, 2022. Pictured seated from left: Broadcasting Corporation of The Bahamas (BCB) Executive Chairman, Picewell Forbes; Governor General Sir Cornelius A. Smith; and BCB Board Member William Seymour. Standing from left: Senior DGM/Northern Service Allyson Smith; BCB Board Member Garth Rolle; BCB Consultant and Special Projects Coordinator Dwain Wallace; AGM/Radio Brett Archer; AGM/Plant Maintenance Ted Jervis; AGM/News Opal Roach; DGM/Special Projec...

BCB marks 45 years of television with a courtesy call on the Governor General

NASSAU, The Bahamas — Celebrating the 45th Anniversary of bringing television to Bahamian viewers, the Broadcasting Corporation of The Bahamas’ Board of Directors and Executive Management Team paid a courtesy call upon Governor General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Cornelius A. Smith at the Office of the Governor General, October 20, 2022. Pictured seated from left: Broadcasting Corporation of The Bahamas (BCB) Executive Chairman, Picewell Forbes; Governor General Sir Cornelius A. Smith; and BCB Board Member William Seymour. Standing from left: Senior DGM/Northern Service Allyson Smith; BCB Board Member Garth Rolle; BCB Consultant and Special Projects Coordinator Dwain Wallace; AGM/Radio Brett Archer; AGM/Plant Maintenance Ted Jervis; AGM/News Opal Roach; DGM/Special Projec...

World Sight Day Symposium – Remarks by the Minister of Health and Wellbeing

REMARKS by Honourable Dr. Michael R. Darville, M.P. Minister of Health & Wellness on the occasion of  World Sight Day Symposium Bahamas Society of Ophthalmic Nurses Church of God of Prophecy East Street Friday, 14th October 2022 9:00a.m. Bishop Hulan Hanna and saints from the wonderful Church Director of Nursing, Mrs. Gina Dean,  Director of Ophthalmology, Dr. Rana Greene,  President of the Bahamas Society of Ophthalmic Nurses, Ms. Italia Gordon,  President of the Bahamas Alliance for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Mr. Desmond Brown, Fellow colleagues, Invited guests,  Today as we observe World Sight Day and the work of the Bahamas Society of Ophthalmic Nurses (BSON), I think it is quite fitting to say, it is so good to see you this morning.  I do not take it for grant...

National Cultural Commission awards ceremony to honour John Berkley ‘Peanuts’ Taylor

NASSAU, The Bahamas — The Bahamas National Cultural Commission announced its first ‘Cultural Awards’ ceremony for Friday, October 21, 2022 at historic Margaritaville Beach Resort, site of the former, famous ‘Drum Beat Club’ of upcoming honouree — John Berkley ‘Peanuts’ Taylor.   Chair of the commission, Carolyn Vogt-Evans said during a Press Briefing at the Office of the Prime Minister, October 14, 2022 — The Bahamas has a lot of work to do to catch-up with the world in honouring its national cultural icons, ambassadors and heroes, who worked, lifetimes, promoting The Bahamas and placing the nation on the map.  Also pictured is Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Mario Bowleg, who attended the briefing.&nb...

The Governor General receives the first Poppy

NASSAU, The Bahamas — Governor General His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Cornelius A. Smith (centre) received the first Poppy in a special Poppy Presentation at the Office of the Governor General, October 11, 2022  by Mrs. Adina D. Munroe-Charlow, Chairman/Treasurer/Welfare Officer, British Legion – Bahamas Branch.  Also present were Father Andrew Toppin and Vice-Chairman Kevin Hanna.  (BIS Photo/Patrick Hanna) 

Prime Minister Davis — Prepared Remarks at the Opening Session of the Regional Heads of Government Meeting to Prepare for COP27

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A Heartfelt Send-Off for Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary Peter Deveaux-Isaacs

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday, February 14, held a special farewell reception for Permanent Secretary Mr. Peter Deveaux-Isaacs, Sr. After over 30 years in the Public Service, Mr. Deveaux-Isaacs entered retirement, leaving behind a legacy ofstellar service to the country. During the reception Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Public Service the Hon. Fred Mitchell thanked Mr. Deveaux-Isaacs for his contribution to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and his selfless dedication to The Bahamas at home and abroad. Mr. Deveaux-Isaacs joined the Public Service as an Executive Officer in The Cabinet Office and was assigned to the newly established Ministry of Defence. Two years later, he joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where he began his career as a Foreign ServiceOfficer and Dip...