Castrol Quote of the Day: May 25, 2016

Castrol Quote of the Day: May 25, 2016 Castrol Quote of the Day: May 25, 2016

" Your 'Castrol Car Care Minute' is on tonight during the 'Our News' broadcast at 7:30. 9:30 & 11:30 p.m. on Cable 12. Watch it and drive with a little more confidence."

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Educators Receive Medals for Exemplary Service
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Collaboration with US State Department 'Concrete Evidence' of Government's Commitment to War Against Trafficking in Persons
The partnership formed between the Ministry of National Security and the Department of State’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, Washington D.C., is “concrete evidence” of the Government’s recognition and acceptance of the fact that countries must work together in the war against Trafficking in Persons, Minister of National Security the Hon. Dr. Bernard J. Nottage said recently.

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It's official: Cable Bahamas Awarded Second Mobile Licence
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NEMA Conducts Water Rescue Course in Crooked Island
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Opening 2016/2017 Budget Statement Delivered by the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie
It is my honour to present the 2016/17 Budget Communication. This is the fifth Budget Communication that my Government has presented to this Honourable House during our current mandate.

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COB and BAMSI Sign Memorandum of Understanding
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Assignment of Symbols for the Constitutional Referendum Questions on 7 June 2016- Public Notice
In accordance with Section 51 of the Constitutional Regulations 2016, the Parliamentary Commissioner has assigned the following symbols to be used in association with the four questions:

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Public Notice: Symbol and Time Off Regulations - Employee to be Given Time to Vote
In accordance with Regulation 8 of the Parliamentary Elections (Symbol and Time Off) Regulations, every employer is required to:

1. Permit each of his/her employee who is registered as a voter on the current 2012 Register of Voters, to be absent from work on polling day during the hours of the poll for at least two (2) hours in addition to the normal lunch hour, for the purpose of casting their vote...

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In accordance with Section 98(l)(a), of the Parliamentary Elections Act, the general public is hereby reminded that no voter shall use in any polling place or polling station any recording device, including cell phones, camera, watches or other photographic or recording apparatus...

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