Fifth death in less than 36 hours

Fifth death in less than 36 hours LATORE Mackey, Deputy Director of Bahamas Information Services and Press Secretary to the Prime Minister, was shot in the neck and killed early yesterday morning...

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Bahamas Humane Society Photo Contest, Cat/Kitten Specials, AGM and more!
Bahamas Humane Society Photo Contest, Cat/Kitten Specials, AGM and more! The deadline for the BHS Summer Fun Photography Contest sponsored by Mr. Photo and BahamasLocal is fast approaching! Have you taken your photos yet?...

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iCreate Music All Acces Seminar returns to Nassau September 20th & 21st
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Mini Me Yoga Come to The Bahamas
Mini Me Yoga Come to The Bahamas Mini Me Yoga, an international company that has brought the power of positive thinking and wellness to children all over the world...

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News Item on Hurricane Cristobal
NEWS ITEM ON HURRICANE CRISTOBAL ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION, AT N00N TUESDAY 26TH AUGUST 2014...

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Severe Weather Warning
Severe Weather Warning The Bahamas Departmen of Meteorology has been issued a Severe Thunderstorm warning from 4:15pm EDT until 6:15pm Monday, August 25, 2014...

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HBO offers a month of thrills with its September Movie Lineup in The Caribbean
HBO offers a month of thrills with its September Movie Lineup in The Caribbean No other channel brings viewers more of the excitement and adrenaline rush of the biggest Hollywood hits than HBO, offering subscribers in the Caribbean...

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Grand Bahama Members of The Bahamas U-15 Soccer Team Welcomed Home
The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) held its inaugural Girls’ Under-15 Championship...

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All-Bahamian staff helps make the difference...

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MP Khaalis E. Rolle Calls for Young Men to "Stop Seeking Identity From Guns and Violence."
Member of Parliament for Pinewood Gardens Hon. Khaalis E. Rolle is appealing to young Bahamian men to put down their weapons and calling community leaders in his constituency to curb violence...

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Severe Weather Warning
Severe Weather Warning The Bahamas Departmen of Meteorology has been issued a Severe Thunderstorm warning from 12:15pm EDT until 3:300pm Monday, August 25, 2014...

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Baha Mar Names Alex W. Pariente Executive Vice President, International Marketing for Baha Mar's Casino and Hotel
Baha Mar Names Alex W. Pariente Executive Vice President, International Marketing for Baha Mar's Casino and Hotel International Casino, Resort Executive Brings 20-Plus Years’ Experience to $3.5 Billion Destination Gaming Resort in The Bahamas...

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All Tropical Storm Warnings Have Been Discontinued For The Bahamas
All Tropical Storm Warnings Have Been Discontinued For The Bahamas ...CRISTOBAL MOVING ERRATICALLY NORTH-NORTHEASTWARD...
...HEAVY RAINFALL CONTINUES OVER THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS...


SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...24.6N 72.7W
ABOUT 120 MI...195 KM ENE OF SAN SALVADOR
ABOUT 715 MI...1150 KM SW OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNE OR 15 DEGREES AT 2 MPH...4 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...993 MB...29.33 INCHES

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Seven Day Weather Forecast August 25-31, 2014
Seven Day Weather Forecast August 25-31, 2014 GENERAL SITUATION: Tropical storm Cristobal continues to affect the Central and Southeast Bahamas as it moves slowly northwards...

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PM's press secretary at BIS 'shot dead'
PM's press secretary at BIS 'shot dead' There are reports that Latore Mackey, the prime minister's press secretary at Bahamas Information Services (BIS), was shot dead at around 5am on Market Street.

Mr Mackey was deputy director at BIS. He was reportedly shot multiple times while in his government vehicle.

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Tropical Storm Cristobal 9am 25th August 2014
Tropical Storm Cristobal 9am 25th August 2014 ALERT #14 ON TROPICAL STORM CRISTOBAL ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY MONDAY 25THAUGUST 2014 AT 9 AM EDT.

….. CRISTOBAL STRENGTHENS SLIGHTLY AS IT MOVES NORTHWARD AWAY FROM THE BAHAMAS…

TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS WHICH INCLUDES CAT ISLAND, THE EXUMAS, LONG ISLAND, RUM CAY AND SAN SALVADOR.

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Castrol Quote of the day: August 25, 2014
Castrol Quote of the day: August 25, 2014 Castrol Quote of the day: August 25, 2014

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Tropical Storm Cristobal 8pm 24th August 2014
Tropical Storm Cristobal 8pm 24th August 2014 ...CRISTOBAL MOVING ERRATICALLY BUT GENERALLY NORTHWARD...


SUMMARY OF 800 PM EDT...0000 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...24.6N 73.1W
ABOUT 95 MI...155 KM ENE OF SAN SALVADOR
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 350 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...998 MB...29.47 INCHES

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Tropical Storm Cristobal Alert #8 3pm 24th August 2014
Tropical Storm Cristobal Alert 8 3pm 24th August 2014 ALERT #8 ON TROPICAL STORM CRISTOBAL ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY SUNDAY 24TH AUGUST 2014 AT 3PM EDT.

…..CRISTOBAL IS MOVING SLOWLY NORTHWARD.…

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS WHICH INCLUDES ACKLINS, CROOKED ISLAND, LONG CAY, RAGGED ISLAND, MAYAGUANA , INAGUA, CAT ISLAND, THE EXUMAS, LONG ISLAND, RUM CAY AND SAN SALVADOR.

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Tropical Storm Cristobal Alert #7 12pm 24th August 2014
Tropical Storm Cristobal Alert 7 12pm 24th August 2014 ALERT #7 ON TROPICAL STORM CRISTOBAL ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY, SUNDAY, 24TH AUGUST 2014, AT 12PM EDT.

…CRISTOBAL IS MOVING SLOWLY NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD NEAR THE SOUTHERN BAHAMAS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL LIKELY FOR THE TURKS AND CAICOS AND POSTIONS OF THE BAHAMAS…

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE ISLANDS OF THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS WHICH INCLUDES CAT ISLAND, RUM CAY, SAN SALVADOR, LONG ISLAND, EXUMA AND ITS CAYS, ACKLINS, CROOKED ISLAND, LONG CAY, RAGGED ISLAND, MAYAGUANA AND INAGUA.

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Tropical Storm Cristobal 11am 24th August 2014
Tropical Storm Cristobal 11am 24th August 2014 ...CRISTOBAL MOVING SLOWLY NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD NEAR THE
SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS...
...HEAVY RAINFALL LIKELY FOR THE TURKS AND CAICOS AND PORTIONS
OF THE BAHAMAS...


SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...23.6N 73.1W
ABOUT 130 MI...205 KM E OF LONG ISLAND
ABOUT 170 MI...275 KM E OF GREAT EXUMA ISLAND
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 345 DEGREES AT 7 MPH...11 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1001 MB...29.56 INCHES

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