Fyre Festival sparks uproar
Nassau Guardian

Hundreds of tourists expecting to participate in a “once-in-a-lifetime musical experience on the islands of the Exumas” claim they have lost hundreds, and in some cases, thousands of dollars after the Festival...

Fyre Festival in Bahamas, dubbed Coachella for the super rich, ends in disaster
Antigua Observer

What ticket holders thought would be a weekend in paradise turned into a nightmare when a super-exclusive music festival in the Bahamas became a disorganized disaster, stranding attendees who in some cases paid tens of...

Save Our Bahamas wants carnival event cancelled
Nassau Guardian

Members of the Save Our Bahamas group yesterday called for the government and the Bahamas National Festival Commission (BNFC) to cancel its carnival kick-off event tonight in honor of Holy Week. The BNFC is set to...

Election date clash with RBDF memorial regrettable, PM says
Nassau Guardian

Responding to concerns expressed in some quarters about the general election being held on May 10, the anniversary of the HMBS Flamingo tragedy, Prime Minister Perry Christie said yesterday it is “regrettable, and...

True enlightenment is rare
Nassau Guardian

I’ve stated on many occasions before, that from my personal perspective I’m much more inclined to embrace genuine spirituality as opposed to organized religion. Now what do I really mean by that statement, you...

Clover High Choraliers to perform free concert at Christ Church Cathedral
Nassau Guardian

The Clover High Choraliers out of South Carolina, will present a special Spring Concert this weekend at Christ Church Cathedral where they will be hosted by the church’s music department The concert will be held on...

Will you survive the weekend? — Ultimate Rejects, Lyrikal, Skinny Fabulous and Marvay to headline Survival Weekend
Nassau Guardian

Trinidad and Tobago’s Road March winners, Ultimate Rejects, whose song “Full Extreme” aka “We Jammin’ Still” which is still currently number one on the soca charts; as well as Lyrikal, Skinny...

Youth Culture Fest and International Dance Day celebrations take center stage in New Providence this weekend
Nassau Guardian

The National Dance Company of Guyana will recognize International Dance Day (IDD) with a dance production; in Nigeria, the Joel Dance Company will host their own event; while the Global Music Academy in Berlin has their...

Bahamian Project auction to raise funds for prints and framing
Nassau Guardian

The Bahamian Project will host a fundraising auction to raise funds for printing and framing of images for the upcoming exhibition at the Central Bank gallery in July. The colorful evening will offer the participants the...

The end is in sight — Junkanoo Carnival kicks off in the second city
Nassau Guardian

It’s here. And it starts today. The Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival kick-off in Grand Bahama is sure to be a game-changing event. The line-up for international artists on the Taino Beach stage is nothing short of sick,...

Da Family run t’ings
Nassau Guardian

T’s all about Da Family and “Das Da Bahamian Ting”. Sammi Starr, Ossie Andros, Lady Shema, Sealy Hayley Simone, Caleb and Kamiah who comprise Da Family rose to the top, beating out 138 other entries to be...

Vendor sales set for a boost at carnival event in Grand Bahama
Nassau Guardian

Vendors are looking forward to a “big boost in sales” this weekend at the Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival’s Music Masters semifinals in Freeport, Grand Bahama, says Bahamas National Festival Commission (BNFC) CEO...

BTC supports annual Coconut Fest in Pelican Point
Nassau Guardian

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama — The annual Coconut Festival in Pelican Point, Grand Bahama has been the staple Easter holiday attraction on the island for years, drawing locals and tourists alike to the eastern end of the...

Merritt heads US dominance, De Grasse stars
Jamaica Observer

NASSAU, Bahamas (AFP) —American veteran Lashawn Merritt showed all his experience to bag a third successive 4x400m gold at the IAAF World Relays on Sunday, as Canadian Andre de Grasse underlined his credentials as...

Chasing Roses: Javier Castellano still eyeing elusive Derby
Jamaica Observer

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla (AP) — Javier Castellano is arguably the best jockey in racing right now. Local Sports Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:00:00 GMT Merritt heads US dominance, De Grasse stars...

The ‘Universe’ is spinning even better
Jamaica Observer

After an encouraging fourth-place finish behind Sotomayor and stable companion She’s A Maneater in last December’s, Jamaica Two-Year-Old Stakes, Mr Universe returned to competitive racing last Saturday and...

MoBay City FC move up two notches
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, St James — MoBay City FC moved two places up the ladder to fifth place in the points tables after beating bottom-of-the rung Mountain Villa FC 2-0 in their third-round cross-zone game in the St James...

The Henrys have it
Jamaica Observer

In his first race, he finished second behind the winner of the 2000 Guineas, Fearles Samurai. In his second race, Henry The Second finished second behind the winner of the Jamaica Two- Year-Old Stakes and top two-year-old...

Exotic Gold bouncing back to win the 2012 Jamaica Oaks
Jamaica Observer

After flopping as the favourite in the 2012 Jamaica 1000 Guineas, Exotic Gold returned and outstayed rivals to win the $4.3 million Jamaica Bigga Oaks, handing Dane Nelson his only win to date in the 10-furlong event....

Eleven left in Caribbean Choice Jamaica Oaks
Jamaica Observer

Following another stage of declaration, 11 horses have been listed to compete in the Caribbean Choice sponsored fillies’ only Jamaica Oak next Saturday. Local Sports Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:00:00 GMT Exotic Gold bouncing...

Draws dominate Western Confed Super League semis
Jamaica Observer

FROME, Westmoreland — Both ties in the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation Charley’s JB Rum Super League semi-finals were tied after Saturday’s first leg at the Frome Sports Complex in...

Hackworth: Jamaica made it difficult for us in first half
Jamaica Observer

PANAMA CITY, Panama — USA coach John Hackworth paid tribute to the gutsy first-half effort of Jamaica’s Young Reggae Boyz in their opening Group C match of the CONCACAF Under-17 Championship at the Estadio...

Seven horses claimed on Saturday
Jamaica Observer

Seven horses were claimed on the 10-race programme at Caymanas Park last Saturday. Local Sports Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Hackworth: Jamaica made it difficult for us in first half...

Sixteen schools for INSPORTS All-Age and Junior High Athletics Champs
Jamaica Observer

SIXTEEN schools are expected to participate in the 39th staging of the Institute of Sports (INSPORTS) All-Age and Junior High Schools Athletics Championships scheduled to be held from April 26-28, 2017 on the National...

Hughes aims for elusive sub-20 clocking at JN Racers Grand Prix
Jamaica Observer

After being hampered by injury deep into last season last year, British sprinter Zharnel Hughes is aiming to return with a bang and establish his mark at the second staging of the Jamaica National Building Society (JN)...

STETHS, Papine meet in Spalding Cup final
Jamaica Observer

DEFENDING champions St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) take on Papine High in the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/GraceKennedy Financial Group Spalding Cup cricket final over three days,...

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