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Severe Weather Warning The Bahamas Department of Meteorology has issued a severe weather thunderstorm from 11:25AM until 2:25PM Tuesday, May 2, 2015. A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE EXUMA CAYS, NEW PROVIDENCE...

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The E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival took expression on Cat Island, Monday, May 4...

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BTC Wins Gold and Silver- International Phone Book Awards
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Bahamas Youth Olympic Regatta- Paul De Souza continues his dominance in the laser class as young Tristan Eldon takes top honors again in the Optimist Dinghy Class
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Press Conference on Rubis Fuel Spill
Minister of the Environment:

Thank you all for being here this afternoon. Our first priority –the premise on which we have been working from day one –is to ensure the health and safety of the people, community and environment in the area directly affected by the Rubis Fuel Spill...

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Press Statement by Attorney General, Sen. Hon. Allyson Gibson, on Rubis Fuel Spill
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As you well know by now, it was under the auspices of the Office of the Attorney General that the Black and Veatch Report – which assessed both Rubis’ and our Government’s response to the fuel spill – was recently released to the General Public...

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The Arts Pavillion's participation in Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Announced
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Severe Weather Warning
Severe Weather Warning The Bahamas Department of Meteorology has issued a severe weather thunderstorm from 11:25AM until 2:25PM Tuesday, May 2, 2015. A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE EXUMA CAYS, NEW PROVIDENCE...

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WSC Hosts 'Bake For the Cure' for Cancer
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HBO Premieres its anticipated film "BESSIE" Starring Queen Latifah as the Legendary Blues Singer
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FNM has plenty idle banter, but still no BEC or energy plan
FNM has plenty idle banter, but still no BEC or energy plan Bradley B. Roberts

National Chairman

Progressive Liberal Party

In the wake of the government's announcement of PowerSecure as the BEC strategic partner and the ringing endorsement of this selection by the United States, it was amusing to see any number of FNM's scrambling around to get into the newspaper with any number of opinions, but one fact remains crystal clear to this very day: the FNM has plenty of idle banter, but still no BEC or energy plan for this country...

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Severe Weather Warning
Severe Weather Warning The Bahamas Department of Meteorology has issued a severe weather thunderstorm from 9:15AM until 11:15AM Tuesday, May 2, 2015...

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Highlights of the IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2015
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Highlights of the IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2015
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Castrol Quote of the day: May 5, 2015
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"Still recommended
by the Bahamas' top
mechanics and
automobile
enthusiasts...
it's Castrol!"

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Mitchell at UN Luncheon
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US Win Men's 4x800 Relays; Kenyans Disqualified
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PM Officially Opens Second IAAF World Relays
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Minister for Grand Bahama the Hon. Dr. Michael Darville paid a courtesy call on Acting Justice Petra M. Hanna -Weekes
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US Wins World Relays, Bahamas Finishes 10th
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