That's all right then. Not a kidnap. Just doing your 'job'
week's editorial is an editorial by the Tribune released this week on a
recent “kidnapping” alleged by The Bahamas Human Rights Association, by
The Bahamas Immigration Department. We would like to remind all
readers, to know thier rights and for all of us to practice
#HUMANDIGNITY when dealing with one another. #242NewsBahamas
endorses this editorial 100%
Immigration department must hate the sight of Fred Smith QC almost as
much as they hate the prospect of doing their jobs properly. If they did
the latter, they wouldn’t need to see nearly so much of the former.
This week brought the alarming sight of a man being detained by Immigration officers who bundled him into the trunk of a car."
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR THE 33rd GBPA CONCHMAN TRIATHLON
support shown for the GBPA Conchman Triathlon last November, from
triathletes near and far, has prompted the organizing committee to begin
early registration for the increasingly popular competition scheduled
for Saturday, November 2nd on Taino Beach in Freeport.
Interested persons can register online now at www.conchmantriathlon.com.All
event categories are open, including Individual Sprint, Individual
Olympic, Relay Team, Corporate Challenge, Secondary School Challenge and
the crowd favorite, the IronKids Competition.
Campbell begins consultations towards development of comprehensive plan for persons with disabilities
Minister of Social
Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell began
consultations towards the development of a comprehensive plan for the
community of persons living with disabilities. The plan is expected to
recently held separate discussions with Mrs. Sheila Culmer, a noted
disability rights advocate and trailblazer, and former President of the
Bahamas National Council for Disability (BNCD), and officials of the
Physically Challenged Children’s Committee at the Ministry’s
headquarters, located at Aventura Plaza, Bethel Avenue and John F.
Government seems to have been caught by surprise by the punitive action
taken by the European Commission against The Bahamas on Wednesday
February 13, 2019, alleging that The Bahamas has 7 strategic
deficiencies in its AML/CFT regime, based on Article 9 of the European
Union’s Directive 2015/849.
I caution the
Prime Minister, the Attorney General, the Minister of Finance and the
Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry against rushing off
to Brussels, in a panic, to make any ill-considered appeasements and
Bahamas Waste Encourages ‘The Power of Play’ at Centerville Primary School
Play, like more
formal avenues of education, is critical to the development of young
children. Sadly, for children of inner-city communities, safe spaces
designed to encourage physical activity and outdoor play can be few and
many residents living in New Providence, broken park equipment,
non-functioning restrooms, and littered spaces have become quite
commonplace. In an effort to reverse the trend, however, Bahamas Waste
(BW), the island’s leading waste management company, recently stepped up
to help community leaders transform the playground at the Centerville
Head Coach Andrew Tynes said many sporting medals and trophies may well
be in The Bahamas’ future thanks in part to the well of athletic
potential within the B3A-sanctioned track and field club.
said, “Swift Athletics got its start four years ago. We normally take
on about 40 kids but this year we have 55, and the amount of talent in
that pool is undeniable.”
Pelican Bay Leads The Charge in Promoting Grand Bahama
Highlights newly renovated hotel at CHTA 2019 Marketplace
With more than $4
million dollars invested in room renovations last year, Pelican Bay
seized the opportunity to promote their new décor and upgraded
facilities at the recent 2019 Caribbean Hotel Tourism Association’s
(CHTA) Caribbean Travel Marketplace held in Montego Bay, Jamaica.
Known as the
‘Happiest Hotel’ on Grand Bahama, Pelican Bay was represented at CHTA by
Operations Manager Della Bridgewater and Reservations Supervisor
Bahamian Fashion Icon Flo Miller Launches Book - Return to Mango Hill
to Mango Hill is about the life of Sammie, a young girl growing up on
Mango Hill with her family and siblings. A bright eyed, inquisitive
child with big dreams, Sammie’s life would take her from the powder
white beaches of The Bahamas to the hustle and bustle of New York to the
land of love and art, France to the fashion mecca, Italy.
Bridal Beauty with @theNavashionBrand Bridal Collection
is the month of Love! Which means many of you are celebrating all of
the things you love about your partner. Here at #BFFBeauty we thought it
would be cool to celebrate Brides. For ladies preparing for spring
nuptials, February is the perfect time to finalize details for the big
day, including MAKEUP.
the course of the month, we've had a few brides consult on their
upcoming looks but the highlight of the Month so far has been
collaborating with the @theNavashion brand on his bridal collection