The Bahamas Weekly Stories

Nassau police investigates shooting and stabbing incidents

August 02, 2013

Police are investigating a shooting incident at 7th Street and Robinson Road which occurred shortly after 9:00 pm on Thursday 1st August, 2013 after being notified of the incident.

At present no additional information is available; however as the information becomes available you will be updated...

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Nassau Police Seek 2 Armed Robbery Suspects in Reference to 2 Incidents

August 02, 2013

Police are searching for three (3) people, whom they want to question in connection with two (2) separate armed robberies on Thursday 01st August, 2013.

In the first incident, police are searching for a male and a female responsible for robbing a man of an undetermined amount of cash, along with his 2000 Chevy Equinox...

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Female with firearm arrested in Nassau - Shotgun uncovered on East Bay Street

August 02, 2013

Police Uncover Shotgun at East Bay Street - A 12 gauge shotgun along with a quantity of shotgun shells was confiscated by police on Thursday 1st August, 2013.

Offices of the Central Division acting on information went to a property at East Bay Street where they uncovered the items...

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Partnering to promote Grand Bahama: GBPA / DEVCO meet with NABHOOD

August 01, 2013

The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) and Grand Bahama Development Company (DEVCO) joined in another collaborative promotional effort with key government officials at the 17th annual National Association of Black Hotel Owners Operators and Developers (NABHOOD)...

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Doongalik and NAGB hosts School Art Supply Drive throughout month of August

August 01, 2013

During the month of August 2013, Doongalik Studios Art Gallery on Village Road and The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas on West Hill Street will each adopt a government high school in their community and bolster their art programmes by providing much needed supplies to their students...

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Shareholders endorse Cable Bahamas' expansion plans in Florida

August 01, 2013

Today, Cable Bahamas shareholders overwhelmingly endorsed Cable Bahamas' expansion plans in Florida.

At an Extraordinary General Meeting of Cable Bahamas', held at the British Colonial Hilton, shareholders voted in favour of the company's expansion plan which includes the acquisition of four companies in Florida...

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Alliance Francaise French Movie Club presents, The Snows of Kilimanjaro (2011)

August 01, 2013

Alliance Francaise French Movie Club presents, The Snows of Kilimanjaro (2011) this Friday...

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New documentary explores Bahamian manhood and masculinity

August 01, 2013

Since the start of the global recession, The Bahamas has been gripped by a crime wave.

Brutal acts of murder and rape have shocked and dismayed many. The violent crimes being committed in the country are almost exclusively the actions of males under the age of 36...

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Guy Harvey Committed to Educating Fans During Shark Week 2013

August 01, 2013

While the public fascination with sharks is sure to pull huge interest and rating numbers during the annual Shark Week 2013 that begins Monday, marine scientists such as Dr. Guy Harvey are reminding the public that shark conservation is a 52-week obligation...

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Bahamas meets on The Convention on the Rights of The Child

August 01, 2013

The Working Group for Reports of The Bahamas on the Convention on the Rights of The Child, in a meeting July 31, at the Ministry of Social Services. Pictured seated from left: Sharon Farquharson, Workshop Coordinator; the Hon. Melanie Griffin, Minister of Social Services; and Barbara Burrows, Permanent Secretary...

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Bahamas Most Patriotic Government Building award presented

August 01, 2013

Co-Chairpersons of the National Independence Commission Mr. Charles Carter (second left) and Dr. Tracey Thompson (second right) pose, on August 1, 2013, with First Assistant Secretary Ms. Deborah Bain (centre), after presenting the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Consular Division with the "Most Patriotic Government Building" award...

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Bahamian Law Enforcement Officials Complete U.S. Government Funded Aviation Security Training Course

August 01, 2013

On Friday, July 26, 2013, the graduation ceremony for the Quality Control in Civil Aviation Security (QCCAS) Training course was held at British Colonial Hilton Hotel.

The training was provided by the U.S. Government through the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Diplomatic Security...

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Dangerous Drug Arrest in Grand Bahama: Suspected cocaine street value 225,000

August 01, 2013

On Wednesday 31st August 2013, sometime around 1:30pm, officers of the Central Division while conducting road check in the Settlers Way area observed a white 2005 Oldsmobile Alero acting in a suspicious manner...

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Kingdom Life Church to offer complimentary music camp

August 01, 2013

Children will experience the gift of music this summer in Kingdom Life Church's complimentary music camp.

The music camp will be held at Kingdom Life Church, 25 Chesapeake Road, from August 6 - 9, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day, under the leadership of the...

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Audition for Sammie Swain for Shakespeare in Paradise

August 01, 2013

Shakespeare in Paradise 2013 announces they will be holding singers' auditions for this year's production of E. Clement Bethel's 'The Legend of Sammie Swain.'

Auditions take place Tuesday, August 6th at 7 p.m. at the Dundas Rehearsal Hall on Mackey Street behind the main theatre...

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GB Shipyard apprentices get to work in the west

August 01, 2013

This past weekend, the Grand Bahama Shipyard (GBS) began the labour portion of their commitment to help schools in the western parts of Grand Bahama.

For the last three years, as part of their annual fishing tournament fundraisers, the shipyard has assisted schools and educational programs on the island...

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Manhunt Bahamas Winner to be Selected on August 4th

August 01, 2013

One year has flown by and Drew Palacious has had an exciting year's reign as the inaugural Manhunt Bahamas title winner.

The call went out earlier this year for the 2013 edition of the modeling competition and 7 motivated young men...

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Partnering to promote Grand Bahama: GBPA / DEVCO meet with NABHOOD

August 01, 2013

The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) and Grand Bahama Development Company (DEVCO) joined in another collaborative promotional effort with key government officials at the 17th annual National Association of Black Hotel Owners Operators and Developers (NABHOOD).

Held in Miami, Florida, NABHOOD seeks to highlight investment opportunities and to increase the number of African-Americans developing, managing, operating and owning hotels...

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Chan Pratt: The Art of Passion exhibit to open Friday

August 01, 2013

Chan Pratt: The Art of Passion Friday, August 9, 2013 | 7-9pm Central Bank of The Bahamas Art Gallery, Market Street Five years ago The Bahamas lost one of its most talented artists in Chan Pratt...

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