Thursday 14 December, 2017
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The Bahamas Department of Labour is preparing to launch an upgrade to its local Skills Bank portal. The software was first introduced in 2006, however an update and re-launch of this integral tool in the Department’s recruitment process is...

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The national disaster committee in its regular monthly meeting at the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, on Friday, May 26, 2017; just ahead of the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season. (BIS Photo/Lindsay Thompson) NASSAU, The Bahamas –...

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  Photos show Prime Minister Christie and NEMA visiting Southern New Providence in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. (BIS Photos/Eric Rose) NASSAU, The Bahamas — Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie,...

By STAFF on Oct 18th, 2016

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT: EVACUATION FROM FLOODED ENVIRONMENTS THE NATIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY, NEMA. IS IN THE PROCESS OF COORDINATING EFFORTS TO RESCUE AND EVACUATE RESIDENTS WHO FIND THEMSELVES TRAPPED IN THEIR HOMES DUE TO EXCESSIVE FLOODING CAUSED BY THE POWERFUL HURRICANE MATTHEW. NEMA HAS NOT AUTHORISED ANYONE TO TAKE IT UPON THEMSELVES TO...

Nassau, Bahamas – 8th July, 2016 – The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) wishes to advise the public that due to the malfunctioning of the air-conditioning units, Ministry officials have decided to close the office on Friday, July 8, 2016. Active measures are being taken to address the situation. The parts have been purchased...

Coral Harbour Base …20 April 2016 (RBDF)– The Royal Bahamas Defence Force’s recently acquired landing craft HMBS Lawrence Major under the command of Lieutenant Commander Milton Munroe recently departed the John Alfred Wharf enroute to Crooked Island to transport the Royal Bahamas Police Force’s Fire Truck and additional firefighting...

NASSAU, The Bahamas — The Government of The Bahamas advises the public that Island Luck’s Three Ball Game is wholly consistent with the provisions of the Gaming Act 2014.  The Game offered by Island Luck is not a public lottery, but is instead an innovative aspect of what exists today.   When adopting the Legislation that...

NASSAU, The Bahamas — The Ministry of the Public Service is working assiduously to process human resource matters to enhance lives of many Public Service Officers, and ultimately the work of the Government.  Public Service Minister, the Hon. D. Shane Gibson announced in the House of Assembly, March 30, that 500 new appointments have been...

CUSTOMS Officers from throughout Grand Bahama assembled at the Conference Room of the C.A. Smith Complex Friday morning for an update on the killing of fellow officer Kevin Hanna on Thursday. They were also joined by a number of staffers from the Immigration Department.  (BIS Photo/Vandyke Hepburn) FREEPORT, Grand Bahama – The Customs Department...

NASSAU, The Bahamas – Calling 2015 a ‘very difficult’ year as it relates to crime, Commission of Police, Ellison Greenslade reconfirmed the Police Force’s commitment to reduce the incidences of crime in the country. During a ‘Meet the Press’ forum held on Wednesday, February 10 at The Paul Farquharson Centre at Police...