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BIFF to honour Sydney Tamiia Poitier

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...ute. The announcement was made by BIFF Founder & Executive Director Leslie Vanderpool. The Festival’s prestigious Shining Star Award is given to an actor or actress whose noteworthy performances have put them on the path for elite and lasting stardom in the industry. Sydney Tamiia Poitier will be on hand for the special award tribute presentation on Saturday, December 8th at the Atlantis Theater on Paradise Island at 7pm. Commented Vanderpool, “”N......


Bahamian swimmer makes Olympic history

Friday, August 3rd, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace has become the first Bahamian swimmer to reach the semi-finals in an Olympic event, beating the national record time in the process. Watch a ZNS news report here.......


Morton appoints VP, Human Resources

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 | Filed Under: News & Press

...otions. Those leaders are: Dan Thompson, Vice President, Bulk Deicing; Jim Vincent, Vice President, Operations; and Shayn Wallace, Vice President, Consumer and Industrial Sales & Marketing. Morton Salt’s executive team also includes: Mary Doohan, Vice President & General Counsel and Andy Kotlarz, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, both of whom have spent more than 20 years with Morton Salt; and Betsey Nohe, Vice President, Supply Chain, who......


Moody’s: Caribbean sovereign credit quality stabilizes

Friday, May 22nd, 2015 | Filed Under: News & Press

...n and Trinidad. However, debt pressures are increasing in Barbados and St. Vincent, while they are easing in the Cayman Islands. Nevertheless, the overall stabilization in debt levels in the region will help support current rating levels over the next 12-18 months. The pickup in the tourism industry is credit positive for the Bahamas (Baa2 stable), Barbados (B3 negative), Belize (Caa2, stable), Bermuda (A1 stable), Cayman Islands (Aa3, stable), Ja......


China pledges $3 billion to region

Monday, June 3rd, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...y called the Republic of China which administers Taiwan. Belize, Haiti, St Vincent and the Grenadines, St Lucia, and St Kitts and Nevis maintain relations with Taiwan. Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar informed the media of the latest financial assistance being offered by the President of the People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping, after she attended a luncheon held at the Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre, St Ann’s, which featured an addr......


Brian Moree: a respected voice

Thursday, January 4th, 2007 | Filed Under: Features

...gh the private sector’s input before policy-making legislation is enacted. Vincent Peet, Minister of Financial Services and Investments, lauded the Forum’s efforts in the passage of amendments to the Banks and Trust Companies Regulation Act in the House of Assembly. Over the years, Moree has worked closely with both political parties in promoting financial services, a talent that has made him an experienced spokesman for the industry and enhanced......


Experts meet to plan regional fisheries strategy

Monday, January 28th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

The Caribbean island of St Vincent and the Grenadines, home to the Eastern Caribbean Office of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) , is hosting fisheries industry experts from around the region this week. The regional professionals are meeting for the ACP Fish II/CRFM regional technical consultation titled Strengthening the Capacity of CRFM and its Member States for Information and Knowledge Sharing on Sustainable Management of Fish......


Bahamas tourism reaffirms Canada ties – photos

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017 | Filed Under: News & Press

...roup (FIBA ), and students of Arcadia University, Dalhousie University, St Vincent University, and St Mary’s University. The trip has already generated bookings from Arcadia University and FIBA for 2018 travel to The Bahamas. “The Bahamian diaspora, and the amount of Bahamian students studying in the Halifax area is tremendous,” said Strachan. “If we can establish our presence, and continue to strengthen that connection, we can certainly anticipat......


US trade mission visits Bahamas – photos

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 | Filed Under: News & Press

...Embassy Stephanie Bowers and CEO of the Washington DC Chamber of Commerce, Vincent Orange were present. The trade mission also made a courtesy call on Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling on April 30, at Government House along with members of The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers’ Confederation . Led by Sidney Collie, Ambassador of The Bahamas to the United States of America and Permanent Representative of The Bahamas to the Organizat......


CTO announces keynote for August conference

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019 | Filed Under: News & Press

...The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO ) has announced that Elizabeth Thompson, Barbados’ ambassador to the United Nations , will deliver the keynote address at the Sustainable Tourism Conference (#STC2019) in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The 26-29 August conference, which will address some key issues relating to sustainability, is being organised in partnership with the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Tourism Authority .......


JetBlue to sponsor Bahamas film festival

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 | Filed Under: News & Press

...l. The announcement was made by BIFF founder and executive director Leslie Vanderpool, and Alan Sweeting, general manager of JetBlue Airways in The Bahamas. The festival will take place 1-12 December, 2015. Under terms of the deal, JetBlue has become the official airline sponsor of BIFF and the exclusive airline partner for festival travel between the US and The Bahamas. “JetBlue is proud to sponsor the Bahamas International Film Festival in 2015......


Bahamas promotes US education initiative

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...as consul general to Atlanta Randy Rolle and deputy consul general Monique Vanderpool, recently paid a courtesy call on Lecester Allen, owner of the Allen Entrepreneurial International Institute, at his Lithonia, Georgia, facility. Consul general Rolle said the visit was planned to discuss ways and means of assisting young Bahamians in training and education. The consul general and Allen are expected to travel to Nassau on a fact-finding mission a......


Bahamas delegation attends UN General Assembly

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019 | Filed Under: News & Press

...rennen-Haylock, director-general, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; and Kenneth Wallace-Whitfield, foreign service officer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Minister Henfield will also attend various meetings on the margins of the General Assembly, including the US-CARICOM Ministerial with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, when the Minister will provide an update on The Bahamas’ Hurricane Dorian response. Minister Henfield will also represent Prime Minist......


Works Minister tours GoldWynn condo complex

Monday, November 19th, 2018 | Filed Under: News & Press

...he GoldWynn Condo-Hotel & Residences construction site, opposite the Cecil Wallace Whitfield Centre November 15, 2018. Construction manager Alexander Reed facilitated the tour. Groundbreaking for the $120 million beachfront development took place in May this year. The mixed use luxury complex is the vision of Paul Wynn of The Wynn Group of Companies . Pictured: A sign-board shows an artist’s impression of the finished mixed-use complex. (BIS Photo......


The Bahamas Investor – Fall & Winter 2018 Press release

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 | Filed Under: News & Press

...y to sunnier climes by owning property in paradise. According to Christine Wallace-Whitfield, president of the Bahamas Real Estate Association (BREA), who is one of those interviewed for the piece, investors have been taking advantage of this route to residency for decades and the market continues to grow. “Residency by real estate investment has always been popular,” she says. “We are a very attractive country for investors. We are very unique be......

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