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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...

NASSAU, The Bahamas — Two building contractors were awarded contracts to construct homes on Acklins, one of the islands severely impacted by the Category 4 Hurricane Joaquin in October 2015. The contracts, valued at an estimated $41,000 for each single bedroom-home, were signed during a press conference at NEMA on Gladstone Road and NEMA’s...

(Nassau, Bahamas) – The Tribune published a letter to the editor on the 3rd February signed under a cognomen which mischaracterized the actions of the Department in relation to the case of Bruno Rufa. The Department wishes again to place in the public domain the following statement issued by the Department of Immigration on 29 January 2016: “The...