Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas - The NAGB is Starting the Festivities Early


 We are starting the festivities early with an artist talk and catalogue launch and signing on Friday, followed by a fun and funky workshop on Saturday with Lavar Munroe! The third film in our fall film series brings in some Bahamian flavour, the artists for NE9 are announced and, to get you in the holiday spirit, we are hosting a Christmas Arternoon just for kids on December 8th.

2018 Junkanoo Tickets Go On Sale November 17th


Can you hear that? It’s the sound of those goat skin drums warming up for the start of the holiday Junkanoo season. Well the wait is over and starting this weekend you can get your tickets for the Boxing Day parade, Paige McCartney tells us how. View video >>

JUNKANOO PARADE TICKETS 2018-2019

On Saturday, November 17th at 8:00 a.m., Junkanoo Tix will launch ticket sales for the upcoming parades, at the JCNP office, Frederick Street. Tickets sales will continue from Monday – Saturday thereafter, from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. each day. Online sales also begin on Saturday, November 17th at 12:00 noon at MyJCNP.com or junkanootix.com.

Prices:
Sections A, B, C, D: $15 +$1.80 vat = $16.80
Sections E. F, G, H, M: $35 + $4.20 vat = $39.20
Sections I, J, K, L: $45 +$5.40 vat = $50.40

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Be A Hero Campaign - Are you the HERO we are looking for

We're looking for new HEROES! 

Here's a chance for a student you know to #REPLACETHEHEROES on our billboards

Enter via Social Media:

1. Identify a project that your school group will clean or improve (include before and after pictures).

2. Post the project and name of your school group to any social media platform including:

*Facebook
*Instagram
*Snapchat
*Twitter

3. Give monthly updates on your clean up.

4. Post pictures of your project to Social Media.

5. Always post pictures using the hashtag #BeAHero
 
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The Island School Leads First of its Kind Solar Certification Program in Eleuthera Bahamas

Solar course participants complete an installation on CTI’s property.

After remaining largely dormant for decades, The Bahamas energy sector is currently undergoing massive transformation following the publication of The Bahamas National Energy Policy 2013-2033, as well as the Electricity Act of 2015. It is within the pages of these two seminal publications that the framework for renewable energy opportunities in New Providence, and on all the Family Islands, has been put into record.  Read more >>

PM and Cabinet Impressed With Fusion Superplex – IMAX Theatre


By Deandra Hamilton

Prime Minister, Dr. the Most Hon. Hubert A. Minnis led his Cabinet Ministers, Senators and Members of Parliament on a tour of Fusion Superplex, the multi-dimensional IMAX Theatre on Gladstone Road, overlooking the picturesque and serene Lake Cunningham.

And after about an hour’s tour of the 100,000 square-foot facility, which houses nine movie theatres inclusive of VIP sections, the Prime Minister said, he was very impressed with the business establishment owned by young Bahamians.  Read more >>

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Bahamas Successful in Bid for Seat on ITU Council

Parliamentary Secretary in the Office of The Prime Minister, the Hon. Pakesia Parker Edgecombe

By Deandra Hamilton

Dubai, November 12, 2018 – United Arab Emirates – When the new session of the Council of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), meets to begin its work for the next four years, The Bahamas will be seated as one of the Council’s 48 member states.  The Bahamas was successful in its first bid to sit on council gaining the vote of 162 member states, out of a possible 177 present and voting.

The election to Council took place during the second week of the ITU’s Plenipotentiary Conference, (ITU PP) currently underway in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, UAE.  The ITU PP is the supreme organ of the ITU at which the ITU’s 193 member states meet once every four years to elect the ITU’s top executive officials and the 48 member states that will make up the Council.  The Council serves as the governing body of the ITU between Plenipotentiary Conferences and ensures oversight of the ITU’s activities, policies and strategies.  Read more >>

Autographs for Freedom





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Publication date
Topics Slavery
Publisher Boston : John P. Jewett and Co. ; Cleveland, Ohio : Jewett, Proctor, and Worthington; [etc.]
Digitizing sponsor Boston Public Library
Contributor Boston Public Library
Language English

A collection of signed articles, poems, etc., by men and women prominent in the anti-slavery movement. Most of the signatures are in facsimile

Preface signed: On behalf of the Rochester ladies' anti-slavery society, Julia Griffiths, secretary