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‘I went on holiday to the world’s first hotel for people who weigh over 20 stones’

The hotel is custom-built for people who weigh over 20 stones A five-mile private beach, reinforced beds, widened doorways – this is what tourists can expect during a stay at the world’s first resort for larger people. Size 20 model Holly Macgillivray, 27, is among the first to stay at The Resort – on the secluded island of Eleuthera in Barbados. She was staying there for an upcoming ITV show – and has revealed the unusual facilities on offer for people staying there. Unlike a standard hotel, the resort –Read More


BAMSI ERECTS GREENHOUSE IN HATCHET BAY, ELEUTHERA

Eleuthera, Bahamas, May 11th, 2017: The Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) through its programme to establish greenhouses throughout the Southeastern Bahamas has erected a greenhouse in Hatchet Bay, Eleuthera at the site of the packing house. The greenhouse on Eleuthera commences the setup of the greenhouse network in order to bring new technologies and husbandry practices to the farming communities of the Southeastern Bahamas region. The production system in this region has been centered around pot-hole farming, an indigenous system of food production which is labor intensive. TheRead More


New Eleuthera Healthcare Centre Agreement Mobilized

  Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie said, on May 8, 2017, that he was pleased to announce the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA), under his auspices as Prime Minister, would execute a formal agreement for the preliminary works that would ready the site upon which he was speaking for the upcoming construction of the Eleuthera Healthcare Centre, in Palmetto Point. “At a cost of some $865,000, these initial earthworks will prepare the way for a state of the art 33,000-square-foot healthcare centre [that] will provideRead More


Pan American Airways founder and wife leave legacy that aids South Eleuthera long after their death

  ELEUTHERA, Bahamas — A legacy started by the late founders of Pan American World Airways Juan & Betty Trippe has jump-started a movement in South Eleuthera that is giving back in a way the two never imagined – with their grandson stepping in to pick up the charitable mantle left behind after their passing. William “Doug” Douglass didn’t realize that a seemingly small project he undertook would have residents of the South Eleuthera community of Wemyss Bight reminiscing of a time when his grandparents made it their personal missionRead More


Delray dermatologist Dr. Brent Schillinger knocks out ailments in Bahamas

Dermatologist Dr. Brent Schillinger is helping Bahamians on the island of Eleuthera with dermatology care, education and health screenings. He’s doing so thanks to a partnership with Dr. Jonathan Levine and Stacey Levine’s GLO Good Foundation and rock star Lenny Kravitz’s Let Love Rule Foundation. Dr. Schillinger’s Yama Bahama has spent the better part of the last year working with the Bahamian Government and have tried to get permission to do some mission work and health treatments in the Bahamas.  “By combining all of our efforts we’re going over toRead More