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Worldwide Premier Pageant Franchise under New Ownership
Worldwide Premier Pageant Franchise under New Ownership

June 23, 2016

The much anticipated Miss Universe Bahamas Pageant overhaul was announced in April of this year.

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Eight men honoured for their youth work in Grand Bahama

June 23, 2016

THE Bahamas Diamond Eagle Foundation has honoured eight men for their commitment and dedication to youth development in Grand Bahama.

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Over 1,000 homes repaired under Urban Renewal Small Homes Repair Programme
Over 1,000 homes repaired under Urban Renewal Small Homes Repair Programme

June 23, 2016

Thanks to the Government’s Urban Renewal programme, repairs to over 1,000 homes within the 23 constituencies in New Providence have been carried out.

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Sir Charles Carter is Knighted at the Palace

June 23, 2016

Sir Charles Carter visited Buckingham Palace, London, on Wednesday for his investiture as a Knight Commander of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George (KCMG) for his services to broadcasting and the media in The Bahamas.

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Mortgage relief 'modelled on successful scheme in the US'

June 23, 2016

PRIME Minister Perry Christie said yesterday the government has modelled its new mortgage relief programme after a similar plan in the United States that "yielded successful results."

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Two Senators Sworn In

June 23, 2016

Christine Brown, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Cabinet Office, and Assistant Clerk of the Senate during ceremonies, administers the Oath of Office to Senator, the Hon. Monique V. A. Gomez during a swearing-in ceremony at the Senate...

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Minnis blasts Nottage for attitude to crime levels

June 23, 2016

FNM Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday accused National Security Minister Dr Bernard Nottage of hiding "behind statistics" rather than acknowledging the high rate of crime in the country.

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Forgiving power debt not a new idea - Miller

June 23, 2016

TALL Pines MP Leslie Miller yesterday commended Deputy Prime Minister Phillip "Brave" Davis for seeking to forgive the debts of Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) consumers, calling it a "noble" endeavour "that should have been done a long time ago".

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'More than 20,000 extra jobs since 2012 election'

June 23, 2016

PRIME Minister Perry Christie said yesterday despite repeated claims from Official Opposition members that his administration has not spurred growth in employment, his government has created over 20,000 jobs since taking office in 2012.

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Christie's dreams and falsehoods on Baha Mar
Christie's dreams and falsehoods on Baha Mar

June 23, 2016

In a desperate effort to be re-elected, Prime Minister Perry Christie is once again attempting to sell dreams to the Bahamian people.

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PS Thompson: The Bahamas has a head start when it comes to hospitality

June 23, 2016

Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Tourism, Harrison Thompson said, that while sun, sand, sea and great amenities have a lot to do with a visitor’s choice of destination, human beings at their most basic, seek a warm connection with other human beings.

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Meet the humans with microchips implanted in them

June 23, 2016

Tim Shank's dogs have implanted GPS chips in case they get lost. Now, he has a chip of his own.

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Archdeacon Palacious celebrates 40

June 23, 2016

Four years ago, beginning with the celebration of his 60th birthday in 2012, Archdeacon James Palacious began raising money from the sale of his CDs and monetary gifts for his beloved St. Philip's Church on Inagua.

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International Business Professionals (IBP) partners with the Caribbean Institute of Certified Management Consultants (CICMC) to further strengthen local business leadership

June 23, 2016

Gaydene McClain, Veteran International Business Professionals (IBP) CEO and Published Author “Why Invest- Understanding Investing in The Bahamas”, known within Government and the financial world for exclusive focus on Global Leadership Development services, today announced that Dr. Vanessa Chase, President of Caribbean Institute of Certified Management Consultants (CICMC) and trained economist disciplined in management of inter-sectoral planning will present at the “Highly Effective Role of Management – Strengthening BID Proposal Competitiveness Workshop...

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Chinese Ambassador pays a courtesy call on Foreign Affairs Minister

June 23, 2016

Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to The Commonwealth of The Bahamas His Excellency Huang Qinguo paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs the Hon. Frederick Mitchell at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Displaced workers continue to appeal for compensation six years later

June 23, 2016

Former Freeport Concrete Company (FCC) Ltd. and Home Centre Ltd. workers with the help of Troy Garvey and Associates, founders of JAWS (Justice and Workers) Labor Club Bahamas Ltd. on Monday, June 20, 2016 held a press conference.

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Baha Mar: Two firms are on shortlist

June 23, 2016

AMID continued concern over the shuttered Baha Mar resort, Prime Minister Perry Christie revealed that two firms, one with ties to Bahamian investors, have been shortlisted as the court-appointed receivers of the project move closer to deciding which entity will acquire the $3.5bn West Bay Street development.

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Plans being finalized for Bahamas Independence Celebration for DC

June 23, 2016

Plans are being finalized for events in the Washington, D.C., area celebrating the 43rd anniversary of The Bahamas’ attainment of independence.

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Improved Payment Services at WSC!
Improved Payment Services at WSC!

June 23, 2016

We've upgraded our ONLINE payment services.

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Prime Minister Christie highlights the importance of explaining his Government's fiscal achievements

June 23, 2016

Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie said, on June 22, 2016, that, in reviewing the fiscal achievements of his Government, it is vital to explain why they have been so important to the future prospects for The Bahamas’ economy and for employment opportunities going forward.

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