Rising star makes the mark
Nation News

Rowland Kirton-Browne can now book her flight for the CARIFTA Games in Nassau, Bahamas. She threw a magnificent 41.90 metres in the javelin to smash the 37 metres CARIFTA qualifying mark in the Under-17...

Man charged with arson after fire destroys more than 50 houses
Jamaica Observer

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) – A 42-year-old man will re-appear in court next month after he was charged with arson following a fire in an area known as “The Mudd” on Sunday, which destroyed several homes and left...

Caribbean courts embrace technology
Dominica News Online

The Caribbean’s justice sector is poised to become faster and more reliable following a successful technology-driven convention for legal practitioners held in the Bahamas last November. APEX, a not-for-profit agency...

Bahamas raps 'destructive' attacks on judiciary
Jamaica Observer

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) – Acting Chief Justice Stephen Isaacs says while criticism of judicial decisions is expected, uninformed “destructive” attacks on judicial officers, or on the judiciary, is not...

Emera Caribbean acquires Bahamas electricity company
Nation News

NASSAU – The Bahamas government says it has approved a 100 per cent ownership of the Grand Bahama Power & Light Company Limited (GBPL), by Emera Caribbean Holdings Limited (ECHL). ECHL, the wholly...

West Virginia man named Caribbean relief group board chief
Jamaica Observer

CHARLESTON, West Virginia (AP) — A West Virginia public relations firm owner has been named board president of a relief organisation serving the Caribbean.The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports Charleston resident Mike...

Legacy of 2017: 'Climate refugees'
Jamaica Observer

The following is a lightly edited excerpt from a presentation to the Caribbean Actuarial Association's 27th annual conference in Nassau, Bahamas, on November 30, 2017: 

No side
Jamaica Observer

JAMAICA and the Caribbean islands of Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, and Trinidad and Tobago were among 35 countries that abstained yesterday from a vote at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to reject United...

Security heightened as immigration anticipates influx of Haitian refugees
Nation News

NASSAU – Head of the Immigration Enforcement Unit in The Bahamas, Kirklyn Neely says the department has pulled out all stops based on reports that more boats from Haiti are heading towards the territory....

US-based rating agency maintain ‘stable’ outlook for Bahamas
Nation News

NEW YORK – The US-based credit ratings agency, Standard & Poor’s (S&P), has affirmed The Bahamas’ sovereign credit rating while continuing to ascribe a “stable” long-term outlook to the...

Premier attends Jamaica infrastructure forum
Royal Gazette

David Burt, the Premier, was among the speakers at a two-day conference on infrastructure held in Jamaica this week. The Caribbean Infrastructure Forum, which was held on Monday and Tuesday at Montego Bay, focused on the...

Bermudians at Jamaica infrastructure forum
Royal Gazette

David Burt, the Premier, was among speakers at a two-day conference on infrastructure held in Jamaica earlier this week. The Caribbean Infrastructure Forum, which was held from Monday through Tuesday at Montego Bay,...

Whoops! Bahamas Cited For Marriage Law
Bernews

Another case of Bermuda being confused with another island has occurred, this time with Bahamas being reported by an online news website as...

Bahamas signs air services agreement with Qatar, Australia and Finland
Jamaica Observer

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) — The Bahamas said it has signed air services agreement with Qatar, Australia and Finland, bringing to 11, the number of such agreements signed with countries in recent time.Tourism and Aviation...

Govt moving to prevent Bahamas being blacklisted by European Union
Nation News

NASSAU – The Bahamas government Wednesday said it will table several pieces of legislation aimed at preventing the country from being placed on the European Union’s list of non-cooperative jurisdictions...

Government moving to prevent Bahamas being blacklisted by European Union -PM
Antigua Observer

NASSAU, Bahamas, Dec 6, CMC – The Bahamas government Wednesday said it will table several pieces of legislation aimed at preventing the country from being placed on the European Union’s list of non-cooperative...

MCW Minister Lewis at Regional Seminar on Single ICT Space
Montserrat Reporter

The Honourable Minister of Communications, Works and Labour, Paul Lewis and the Ministry’s Executive Officer, Michelle Cassell, are in the Bahamas for the 16th Caribbean Ministerial Strategic ICT Seminar. The...

Caribbean courts and lawyers embrace technology for swifter justice
Kaieteur News

  (Republished from Caribbean News Now) PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — Sadly, it is no longer a surprise when citizens seeking resolution before courts in the Caribbean are forced to contend with severe case backlogs...

CCJ president lauds APEX as mechanism to deal with challenges facing regional courts
Jamaica Observer

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) – President of the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) Sir Dennis Byron on Monday acknowledged that there were many challenges levelled against the justice system over the years.

Airbnb sees rapid growth in Jamaica
Jamaica Observer

ST JAMES, Jamaica — Silicon Valley giant Airbnb, the world's largest online home lodging portal, detailed their rapid growth in Jamaica over the last year at a high-level luncheon and press conference hosted by them...

Woods ‘feeling fantastic’ before return at Hero World Challenge
Antigua Observer

Former world number one Tiger Woods says he is “feeling fantastic” as he prepares to return to action at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas. The American, 41, has had multiple back operations in recent...

Duffy Wins Island House Triathlon In Bahamas
Bernews

Bermuda’s Flora Duffy has recorded yet another victory, winning the Island House Triathlon in the Bahamas. Duffy, the reigning Xterra and ITU World...

Justice sector in the Caribbean at an important crossroad
Jamaica Observer

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) — Issues relating to the challenges of the delivery of justice in the Caribbean will be discussed at the inaugural Advanced Performance Exponents (APEX) convention to be held in Bahamas later...

Search continues for missing migrants – Immigration Director issues warning
Antigua Observer

NASSAU, Bahamas, Nov. 15, CMC – Immigration Director William Pratt has issued a warning to persons who may have assisted Haitians who came ashore on the weekend.

New ‘LOM House’ Opens In Bahamas
Bernews

Directors of LOM Financial Ltd. recently travelled to Nassau to open the new LOM House in Bahamas, with the purchase of the new LOM Bahamas office...

CARIBBEAN-TECHONOLOGY-Bahamas to host ICT week later this month
Antigua Observer

NASSAU, Bahamas, Nov 11, CMC – Experts from across the region will meet here later this month to discuss the Internet which is now a critical information and communications technology (ICT). The Trinidad-based...

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