#242NewsBahamas Newsletter Edition: June 20th, 2019
Faux Pa Or Flaw In Our Education System?
you've been living in a cave in Mayaguana then you've probably seen the
video of MICAL Member of Parliament Miriam Emmanuel struggling to
enunciate the figure 7.41 million dollars while making her contribution
to the budget debate. The figure represented the dollar value of loans
awarded by the Education Loan Authority - ironically headed up by
Emmanuel who serves as chairman.
Minister Rolle Touts MOYSC Role in Nation Building, and Indicates Need in the Family Islands
Contribution to the 2019/2020 Budget Debate on June 12, 2019 Minister of
Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Lanisha Rolle said that her Ministry
forms part of a strong foundation upon which The Bahamas stands.
“Firstly, it is
the pivotal nexus bearing responsibility for overseeing the development
of our most precious resource, our youth; second, the Ministry
facilitates the growth and development of sports and recreation to the
benefit of our people, which lends itself to magnifying the reputation
of our country; and third, we exist to facilitate the promotion and
preservation of the rich and diverse expressions of Bahamian culture,”
Minister Rolle said in the House of Assembly.
Titan Funds Offer to Hit Family Islands Next Week, Interest High in Nassau with 3 Weeks+ to Go
Securities Ltd. said today interest from residents in the Family Islands
in the Titan Funds introduced in Nassau this week has prompted the team
to speed up plans to take subscription offers to Grand Bahama, Abaco,
Eleuthera, Exuma and other Family Islands.
two investment funds June 3, the Titan Balanced Fund with minimum first
investment of $500 for 100 shares at $5 each and the Titan Fixed Income
Fund, aimed at the accredited investors, including institutional
investors. Interest in both funds was piqued by the inclusion of a
limited interest in Playtech Systems Ltd., parent company of Island
Luck, allowing fund participants to share in the success of the
entertainment and gaming company widely recognized as one of the most
impressive business success stories of The Bahamas.
Palm Cay Hosts Real Estate Agents to final phase of the Anchorage Project
Wednesday real estate companies were invited to the launch of Palm Cay’s
Phase V Anchorage which is the final 8 units of the very popular
Anchorage condominium project within the Palm Cay resort community.
According to General Manager Rob Batchelor, there are 48 Anchorage
condominiums of which approximately 80% have been sold to Bahamians who
have been looking to either downsize or buy a rental investment
Batchelor says “We
are very pleased with the success of the Anchorage sales and recognize
the important role the real estate community has played in believing in
our product and having the confidence to bring their clients to our
The Cabinet Office
announces for general information that Her Excellency, the Governor
General of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, the Most Honourable Dame
Marguerite Pindling, ON, GCMG will be demitting office on 28th June
2019. Dame Marguerite served as Governor General from 8th July 2014.
The Honourable Cornelius A. Smith will be appointed as the next Governor General of The Bahamas with effect from 28th June 2019.
Bahamas Waste Supports National HIV/Aids Testing Day
For the first time
in the history of the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute, three
of its employees had the opportunity to present papers at the same
Construction Trades and Workforce Development, Alexander Darville; Chair
of Information Technology, Anthony Ramtulla and Chair of Math,
Archilene O’Brien, were presenters at the fourth annual international
conference on technical vocational education and training (TVET) held
recently in Jamaica.
were on Working to Learn a Skill: The Apprenticeship Model for The
Bahamas, Information Communication and Technology Skills for a Global
Economy and Making Math Understandable for TVET Students Using
Technology: A Case Study of ALEKS.
If you’ve turned on the
television, listened to the radio or even walked through the airport
then you’ve probably seen their work. With a well-established reputation
for providing creative and innovative marketing concepts, the team at
Barefoot Marketing has had more than two decades of experience in
sourcing the best and brightest talents for various client campaigns,
from the Water & Sewerage Corporation, recent #BeAHero work,
to the Bahamian Brewery & Beverage Company. Now, the company is
preparing to launch a new arm solely dedicated to recruiting Bahamian
Sands Scratch & Win Contestants Return from Alaska!
mean two things: rising temperatures, and hours at the beach with a
cooler of your favorite beer. For one lucky couple, summer brought with
it an all-expense paid trip of a lifetime, courtesy of the Sands Beer -
the truly Bahamian Beer Company.
Since its launch,
Bahamian Brewery and Beverage Company Limited (BBB) has won the hearts
of beer drinkers in The Bahamas with its line of signature products
including the original Sands beer, Sands Light, Sands Pink Radler, High
Rock, Bush Crack, Strong-Back brands along with Triple B Malta. Not
merely content with being the country’s leading beer brand though, the
Bahamian Brewery is also known as the company who gives back to its
customers with amazing promotions and very cool prize offerings.