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#As an important country in the Caribbean region, The Bahamas has advantages in terms of geography and natural resources. Over the past 20 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations, China-Bahamas friendship and co-operation have made considerable progress, with bilateral ... Beijing
#THE Bahamas has been warned that "the era of tough choices has arrived" after Hurricanes Matthew and Irma caused a combined $710 million in economic damages and loss. #The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), in two separate 100-plus page reports on the devastation inflicted by the ...

#Team Bahamas improved on last year's performance and in their role as hosts with a second-place finish at the 47th Flow CARIFTA Track and Field Championships. #The 80-member team finished with a total of 35 medals - six gold, 14 silver and 15 bronze - after three days of competition at the Thomas ...
#Team Bahamas maintained their lead atop the point standings following day two in their chase for their fourth CARIFTA Swimming Championship title in the last five years. #The team totalled 416 points through 56 events, 87 points ahead of the current second place team, Jamaica, and their total of ...
(CNN) -- Fifty years ago this April, Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. King has become a revered figure, but there's one place where his everyday life gets as much due as his big protests and dramatic speeches: Bimini. Bimini is the closest island of the Bahamas to ...
Baha Mar, the three-resort complex in Nassau, the Bahamas that opened last April, makes these repeat beach weekends actually easy to pull off. And not just because all that separates New Yorkers from its two-mile-long coast are a few episodes of Real Housewives in-flight on JetBlue (direct flights ...

The private island in the Bahamas has been owned by the cruise liner for more than three decades, however a major overhaul is now needed to keep guests, particularly millennials, feeling like their “Perfect Day at CocoCay” met expectations, according to Bloomberg. The “thrill and chill” renovation will ...
Add lazy “hammock happy hour” to the mix (see above photograph) and The Cove Eleuthera tops our list as one of the Bahamas' best hotels. A short 45-minute flight from Miami International Airport, guests will feel worlds away in this chic all-white property peppered with swaying palm trees, private ...
Nassau, The Bahamas - Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development Vaughn Miller on Tuesday welcomed Pentecostal Assemblies of the World delegates to their Spring Bishop Board meeting in Nassau at the Grand Hyatt. The Bahamas welcomed several hundred ...
He added that this will be based on advice received from consultants, who he did not name, but were hired prior to the EU's decision to 'blacklist' the Bahamas last week. “In the Act, we give with respect to each entity the power for the Minister of Finance to prescribe any tax,” the Attorney General told ...
Commencement is a time-honoured tradition and a sacred celebration of the most pivotal achievements of our University of The Bahamas (UB) students. Indeed, our faculty, staff and administrators are some of the most excited and proud cheerleaders of our graduands at this ceremony. They have actively ...
Moreover, the stock of nonperforming loans (NPLs) declined to 9.2 percent of total loans at end-2017, from 11.4 percent at end-2016, due mainly to a large sale of NPLs by the Bank of The Bahamas (BOB). Pressures on correspondent banking relationships (CBR) have not resulted in major disruptions so ...
Houston travelers can now enjoy Bahamasair convenient nonstop service to The Islands of The Bahamas, with twice-weekly flights departing IAH at 8 am every Monday and Thursday, arriving in Nassau by 11:10 am, and departing from Nassau at 4 pm every Wednesday and Sunday, arriving in Houston by ...
The Bahamas Ministry of Health confirmed that the last reported cases of Zika were in November 2016. Various government agencies in the Bahamas, including the Ministry of Health, the Department of Public Health and the Department of Environmental Health continue to operate surveillance program ...
#The IDB added that the $100 million credit facility will initially be available to the Bahamas for five years, and could be extended for the exact same duration depending on an agreement between the Government and the bank. The Minnis administration has made no secret of its desire to implement ...
According to a statement issued by the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), on February 2, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has removed the Bahamas from its list of “Areas with Risk of Zika.” According to the CDC'S website, the list identifies places where pregnant women should ...
Royal Caribbean announced a $200 million upgrade to CocoCay as part of its Perfect Day Island Collection. The private island will get a 13-slide water park including the tallest slide in North America and wave pool. Also at the resort will be the largest freshwater pool in the Caribbean, zip line, helium ...

In the midst of the sunny hustle and bustle of Nassau, one hotel is making an international name for itself as the unlikely wine hotspot of the Bahamas. Now it's even opened the first winery in the country. The Caribbean and wine; a great combination. Photo by Joe Schmelzer. Bahama Barrels is located in ...
On February 2, 2018 the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) removed The Bahamas from its list of “Areas with Risk of Zika,” which, according to their website, identifies places where pregnant women should avoid travel, and where travelers should strictly follow steps to prevent mosquito bites ...
HARBOUR ISLANDS, Bahamas – A Michigan man had just asked for permission to marry his high school sweetheart when he died after being swept away by a large wave in the Bahamas. Jonathan Brussow, 19, and Athena Williams, 20, first met during a bonfire when they were in the eighth grade.
Earthtones is the most intimate, straightforward record yet from Bahamas, aka Afie Jurvanen. With his signature sultry croon and quick wit, he manages to make the most challenging trials in life go down easy. "No Wrong" was written while he was on tour and is about the difficulty of leaving his family behind ...
HARBOUR ISLAND, Bahamas-- After a young Rockford man's body was found in the Bahamas, his girlfriend is encouraging the community to celebrate his life and sharing his last words with FOX 17. Athena Williams, 20, met Jonathan Brussow, 19, at a bonfire during the summer after the two finished ...
The body of a Rockford man has been found after he went missing while in the Bahamas on Monday. According to the family of 19-year-old Jonathan Brussow, his body was recovered Friday "atop a cliff several hundred yards down from where the sea grabbed him." His family believes he came ashore ...
A cruise ship passenger is lucky to be alive after she fell overboard from a mega ship in the Bahamas, Tuesday night. The woman, who has not yet been identified, fell from the massive Norwegian Epic while it was sailing and rescue efforts were launched immediately, Norwegian Cruise Lines told ABC ...
The Bahamas, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Saint Kitts and Nevis are set to be added next week to a European Union blacklist of tax havens, raising to nine the number of jurisdictions on it, an EU document seen by Reuters shows. The decision, taken by EU tax experts, is set to be endorsed by EU finance ...
Of the 15 nations in the Caribbean Community bloc of nations, it is perhaps easier to become a citizen in any of those countries than in the Bahamas, with its maze of very restrictive, parochial immigration laws. But if government and some civil society groups as well as some churches have their way, ...
NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) — A senior Bahamian private sector official says he hopes local companies will together with their counterparts from Jamaica and Belize, be more aware of the opportunities offered by the Caribbean Forum (CARIFORUM)-European Union (EU) Economic Partnership Agreement ...
NEW YORK — The promoter of the failed Fyre Festival in the Bahamas — once billed as the ''cultural experience of the decade'' — pleaded guilty to wire fraud charges Tuesday, agreeing to serve up to a decade in prison for lying to investors and sending false documents. Billy McFarland, 26, entered the ...
A 19-year-old Rockford man is missing in the Bahamas. WZZM-TV (Grand Rapids). 636560282853107743-missing-man.png. Jonathan Brussow ... The Royal Bahamas Police confirmed that Brussow was swept into the sea. He was with another person who was able to climb to safety and alert authorities.
“My fans are so kind and open,” Jurvanen, who tours and records under the Bahamas banner, said recently during a tour stop in San Diego, California. “They come and they are ready to listen to whatever I want to do, which is the greatest position to be in as a performer.” Jurvanen has earned every ounce ...
Foyt remembered Gurney for his friendship and his ability to drive any type of race car to the front, including Formula 1, USAC Indy car and NASCAR. Foyt also remembers Gurney's "Big Push" in a Volkswagen when the two drivers were taking part in the 1964-65 Bahamas Speed Weeks in Nassau. "We had ...
#WHEN people think of the Bahamas they tend to have this idea of enjoying warm weather accompanied by a great cocktail, and a place to stay where the beach becomes their backyard. While this is all true and available, Abaco offers a more unique product that caters to the hospitality and industrial ...
Workers are putting the final touches on Baha Mar, a 1,000-acre Bahamas resort now open on Nassau's Cable Beach. Estimated to cost $4.2 billion, it has an impressive list of amenities that includes a Grand Hyatt and an SLS hotel, convention space, dozens of restaurants and bars, art galleries, spa ...
#BAHAMIAN officials recently attended the annual Routes Americas conference in a bid to lure increased airlift to the Bahamas. #The event, held in Quito, Ecuador, attracted 650 delegates, 70 airlines and 150 airport representatives. #It pairs tourism officials and potential partners in face-to-face meetings, ...
The Bahamas failed to cut into the deficit, trading twos for threes for much of the period. Burrows buoyed the Bahamas for much of the first, and kept his team in contention with 15 points in the quarter on 6-7 shooting from the field. Robert Nortmann made two from the free throw line and came up with a block ...
Love is in the air and so is the buzz around Season 4 of Caribbean's Next Top Model (CNTM) as it expands to include aspiring young hopefuls from The Bahamas when it kicked off on Valentine's Day, on Flow 1. According to Garry Sinclair, Caribbean president, C&W Communications, “We're delighted to ...
Located on the southern tip of the island of Eleuthera in the outer Bahamas, Princess Cays has offered a beachside hideaway to guests since 1992. The beach is situated on approximately 40 acres, including more than a mile and a half of pristine, white-sand shoreline and is a featured call on Princess' ...
The token stampede is headed to Bahamas! POLYCON18 is the world's first crypto event dedicated to securities tokens. The conference will bring together the worlds of high finance and blockchain, attracting institutional investors, retail advisors and high net worth individuals, as well as some of the most exciting and ...
As part of the job, you'll work with the resorts chief scientist and you will help protect and care for the flamingos, which is the national bird of the Bahamas. The candidate will also need to know enough to teach resort guests about the birds. If you think you have what it takes to be a Chief Flamingo Officer, ...
Tom and Vicki Chawluk of Chesapeake City hold up the Cecil Whig in the Bahamas. Photo Courtesy of Tom and Vicki Chawluk. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. Tom and Vicki Chawluk of Chesapeake City hold a copy of the Cecil Whig during a visit to the Bahamas. While there, the Philadelphia ...
IMAGINE relocating to the Bahamas – it would certainly make a difference from the monotony of the office. One luxury hotel called Baha Mar in Nassau – which cost over £3billion to build – is hiring someone to hang out with its flamingos. Flamingos flock to the sea in the Bahamas - and tourists are a big fan.
A new resort in the Bahamas is looking for a qualified person to be its CFO ― that's chief flamingo officer. The Baha Mar resort needs a person who can take care of it resident flock of flamingos, which are expected to arrive later this spring, according to a press release. The CFO will presumably stay in ...
The recently opened Baha Mar resort, in the Bahamas, is hiring a CFO. But you don't have to be a finance expert to apply. The CFO at this $4.2-billion Nassau resort will actually be the Chief Flamingo Officer, responsible for supervising the resort's flamingos that, Cosmopolitan reported, will arrive this spring ...
Against this global backdrop, The Bahamas has joined more than 108 countries in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) Global Forum in formally acceding to the Multilateral Convention on the Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters (the multilateral convention).
Baha Mar — a brand new $4.2 billion mega-resort in the Bahamas — is looking for a new CFO, but you don't need a MBA for this job, because the "F" here doesn't stand for finance. The new Chief Flamingo (!) Officer will be in charge of taking care of the resort's resident flock of flamingos, which will arrive ...
1 of 37 Ben Watts. Lais Ribeiro was photographed by Ben Watts in the Bahamas. Swimsuit by Ola Vida. Advertisement. Lais Ribeiro was photographed by Ben Watts in the Bahamas. Top by Body Glove. 2 of 37 Ben Watts. Lais Ribeiro was photographed by Ben Watts in the Bahamas. Top by Body Glove.
Concert photography is probably one of the most appealing genres to shoot for any photographer. When I first picked up a camera, the only thing I wanted to photograph was my favorite bands as they played live. Our good friend and Canon Explorer of Light ambassador David Bergman is launching a pretty ...
#St Anne's High School's Acacia Astwood has been one of the most consistent local field competitors as she prepares to represent the Bahamas in the CARIFTA Games here over the Easter holiday weekend. #And if she is successful in making the team, the Blue Chip Athletics Throwers Club thrower said ...
This past December, moviegoers were able to escape the cold and attend the 2017 Bahamas International Film Festival. Sun and sand were coupled with educational programs for cinematic hopefuls, as well as screenings of over 1,000 local and international films, including Sean Baker's Oscar-nominated ...
A tax information exchange agreement between Ireland and the Bahamas has entered into effect, Irish Revenue announced February 7. The agreement, signed January 12, 2015, allows for the exchange of information that is foreseeably relevant to the administration and enforcement of the domestic laws ...


 

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