Launch of JA Bahamas 2015-2016

Launch of JA Bahamas 2015-2016 'Youth Innovation Leading the Way.' JA Bahamas believes that youth innovation is vital to the advancement and development of young Bahamians and our nation at large...

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Tropical Storm Fred Advisory
Tropical Storm Fred Advisory This is a news item on Tropical Storm Fred Wednesday, September 12, 2015. ..FRED REMAINS A TROPICAL STORM...

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Cellular Liberalization Task Force announces the Resumption of the Phase 2 Spectrum Action
Cellular Liberalization Task Force announces the Resumption of the Phase 2 Spectrum Action The Cellular Liberalization Task Force (the Task Force) advises that on August 19, 2015, the Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA) resumed Phase 2 of the competitive selection process for the second cellular mobile provider. The auction itself will take place during the month of September...

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Hurricane Shelter List for Grand Bahama
Hurricane Shelter List for Grand Bahama. Click HERE to view shelter information...

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BNT Congratulates the Government on Protecting The Bahamas’ Future Minister Dorsett announces over 3 million hectares of protected land, near shore and marine environment. In a remarkable demonstration of the Christie Administration’s commitment to the nation’s environment, Minister of the Environment and Housing, the Hon. Kenred Dorsett, has announced over 7 million acres of new protected marine areas...

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On Freeport based Air Traffic Controllers
The Department of Civil Aviation has procured the agreement of the Grand Bahama Airport Company to pay overtime to Air Traffic Controllers at the Grand Bahama International Airport. The Company has agreed to pay the overtime on a retroactive basis less time previously taken off by Controllers in lieu of pay...

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Hurricane Shelter lists for Bimini
Please see the list below:Hurricane Shelters for Bimini/Cat Cay District...

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The Hon. Kendred Dorsette, Minister of the Environment and Housing announcement of New Marine Protected Areas
The Hon. Kendred Dorsette, Minister of the Environment and Housing announcement of New Marine Protected Areas The Bahamas became a signatory to the Convention on Biological Diversity in December of 1993. Upon the signing of the convention The Bahamas recognized that biodiversity is about more than plants, animals and microorganisms and their ecosystems. We recognized that biodiversity is about people and our need for food security...

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News Item-Tropical Storm Fred Noon Update
News Item-Tropical Storm Fred Noon Update This is a news item on Tropical Storm Fred issued by The Bahamas Department of Meterology forecast office section at 12PM, Wednesday, September 12, 2015...

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NEMA Implements Emergency Warning System
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has implemented an emergency warning system to better prepare and inform the public about a disaster about to impact the country...

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COB Increasing Research Capacity with New Faculty
COB Increasing Research Capacity with New Faculty The natural resources of The Bahamas could be treasure troves for bio-technological marvels, according to Dr. Nathan Dawson, Assistant Professor in the School of Mathematics, Physics and Technology at The College of The Bahamas...

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A new generation of change-makers gets ready for the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lillehammer 2016
A new generation of change-makers gets ready for the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lillehammer 2016 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today announced an impressive list of 39 inspirational young people who will serve as Young Ambassadors for the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lillehammer 2016...

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Launch of JA Bahamas 2015-2016
Launch of JA Bahamas 2015-2016 'Youth Innovation Leading the Way.' JA Bahamas believes that youth innovation is vital to the advancement and development of young Bahamians and our nation at large...

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International Publications Highlight 'the Private Oasis that is Deep Water Cay"
Getting your company noticed is pivotal when it comes to success and Deep Water Cay is a testament to that. Recently, international magazines Charlotte Living, Caribbean Travel + Life and UncommonCaribbean.com took a different twist and highlighted the beaches, the warmth of the Bahamian Sun and ocean breezes instead of the bone-fishing at Deep Water Cay...

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Castrol Quote of the day: September 1, 2015
Castrol Quote of the day: September 1, 2015 Castrol Quote of the day: September 1, 2015
"In times like these we
embrace the opportunity to
encourage Bahamians everywhere
to be grateful for life and for
each other."

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News Item-Tropical Storm Fred 6PM UPDATE
News Item-Tropical Storm Fred 6PM UPDATE This is a news item on Tropical Storm Fred issued by The Bahamas Department of Meterology forecast office section at 6PM, Tuesday, September 1, 2015...

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Today Moody’s Investor Services upheld The Bahamas’s investment grade credit rating and the stable ratings outlook. Moody’s expressed confidence that The Bahamas is on course to see a reduction in its debt burden over the near and medium-term...

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Bahamas Waste Partners with CIBC FirstCaribbean to 'Walk For the Cure'
Bahamas Waste Partners with CIBC FirstCaribbean to 'Walk For the Cure' This October the Bahamas Waste family will don their pink shirts again and remind Bahamians about early testing to detect and prevent cancer. They are also very pleased to have been asked to partner with CIBC FirstCaribbean in this year’s ‘Walk for the Cure'...

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Join us on Saturday, September 5th to Celebrate!
We are very excited to be opening our six million dollar, state-of-the-art terminal this weekend! Please come out and see our new facility, enjoy light refreshments, drinks and enter to win a FREE flight too!...

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NOTICE FROM BAHAMASAIR RE:TRAVEL TO FT. LAUDERDALE
NOTICE FROM BAHAMASAIR RE:TRAVEL TO FT. LAUDERDALE Passengers travelling to Ft. Lauderdale on Bahamasair today are advised that due to industrial unrest with the Ground Handlers Union in Florida, our schedule has been adjusted as follows...

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Six Day Weather Forecast September 1-6, 2015
Six Day Weather Forecast September 1-6, 2015 Partly sunny, hot and humid with isolated showers and a few thunderstorms. Maximum Temperature 92°F and Minimum Temperature 77°F. Small Craft Caution in effect in the Southeast Bahamas . Winds E-SE 10-15 knots in the Northwest & Central Bahamas and E 15-20 knots in the Southeast Bahamas...

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