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Opening Ceremony of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Conference - Prime Minister Christie's Address
Opening Ceremony of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Conference - Prime Minister Christie's Address

July 25, 2016

I extend a warm welcome to all of the delegations that have come to our capital city, Nassau, for this 41st Regional Conference of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, the Caribbean, Americas, and the Atlantic Region.

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Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians Meet

July 25, 2016

Montserrat House Speaker and Chairperson of Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) the Hon. Shirley Osborne along with Bahamas Minister of Transport & Aviation the Hon. Glenys Hanna-Martin led discussions at the CWP meetings at Atlantis through the weekend as part of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Convention...

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Remarks by Prime Minister Christie at the official re-naming of Water Sewerage Corporation to E. George Moss Building
Remarks by Prime Minister Christie at the official re-naming of Water & Sewerage Corporation to E. George Moss Building

July 25, 2016

This renaming ceremony this morning during the commemoration of the 40th Anniversary of the Water and Sewerage Corporation is for us a reminder of just how far we have come as a people and a nation and reflects a pattern of development that has always been characterized by an upward and progressive trend.

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Secretary General of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association welcomed upon arrival in Nassau

July 25, 2016

The Secretary General of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Akbar Khan was welcomed in the VIP Lounge upon arrival at LPIA on Friday by the Speaker of the House of Assembly the Hon. Kendal Major.

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Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Secretary General Pays Courtesy Call on Prime Minister
Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Secretary General Pays Courtesy Call on Prime Minister

July 25, 2016

The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Secretary General Akbar Khan was welcomed at the Office of the Prime Minister shortly after his arrival in Nassau on Friday, July 22, by Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie.

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Monday July 25th, 2016 Gas Prices
Monday July 25th, 2016 Gas Prices

July 25, 2016

For prices today on gas check out BPSU, AutoServ, Esso and Shell service stations.

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

July 25, 2016

Castrol Quote of the Day: July 25, 2016

"Regardless to what the temperature is outside, it's ALWAYS SUMMER in your engine. We have freon R134a for your A/C, 'Prestone' coolant for your radiator and of course, 'Castrol' lubricants for your engine. Keep cool this summer!"

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Castrol Quote of the Day: July 23, 2016
Castrol Quote of the Day: July 23, 2016

July 23, 2016

Castrol Quote of the Day: July 23, 2016

"Well into the summer season, bear in mind that while you have leisure time check out the general condition of your vehicle. Whether for your engine, outer body or interior we have what you need! Open today until 1 p.m.”

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2016 Labor Force Survey - May
2016 Labor Force Survey - May

July 22, 2016

The Department of Statistics releases the results of its Labour Force and Household Income Survey which was conducted in May of this year.

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Scotiabank sponsors Salvation Army kettle- Christmas in July campaign

July 22, 2016

Scotiabank has partnered with the Salvation Army on its ‘Christmas in July’ initiative themed, Need Has No Season, to sponsor one of their popular red kettles.

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NEMA gets medical equipment for Crooked Island clinic
NEMA gets medical equipment for Crooked Island clinic

July 22, 2016

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, was pleased to accept an assortment of vital medical equipment from Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., facilitated by the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF), for the community clinic in Crooked Island which was severely damaged during the passage of Hurricane Joaquin in October 2015.

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Call for 'mature approach' to parole

July 22, 2016

A well-known attorney yesterday dismissed the idea that were challenges in presenting the concept of parole to victims or persons affected by serious crime, claiming that the country's "wholly unsatisfactory" system of early custodial discharge is essentially parole without the requisite parameters.

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Ministry 'aware' of rise in passport applications

July 22, 2016

THE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration said it is aware of the increase in the number of passport applications during the summer period at all the Passport Offices in The Bahamas and overseas offices.

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BTC makes 100,000 contribution to high school athletics- Building Bahamian Dreams
BTC makes $100,000 contribution to high school athletics- Building Bahamian Dreams

July 22, 2016

Inspired by the stories of Jonquel Jones and Chavano Hield, over the past two weeks the Bahamas Telecommunications Company, Limited (BTC) met with Eight Mile Rock and West End local leaders to determine what can be done to further the development of athletics

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Waterkeepers Bahamas and Save The Bays join hands to applaud Disney Cruise Line for shelving Egg Island plans...
Waterkeepers Bahamas and Save The Bays join hands to applaud Disney Cruise Line for shelving Egg Island plans...

July 22, 2016

Two leading organisations with strong ties to the marine environment today added their voices to quickly mounting applause, thanking Disney Cruise Lines for shelving plans to lease Egg Island in North Eleuthera for a private island cruise destination.

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Chavano "Buddy" Hield pays courtesy call on the Governor General

July 22, 2016

Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling welcomed Bahamian NBA player Chavano "Buddy" Hield in a courtesy call at Government House on Friday, July 22, 2016.

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Disney says Egg Island cannot sustain cruise line development
Disney says Egg Island cannot sustain cruise line development

July 22, 2016

DISNEY Cruise Line said yesterday it has no plans to construct a cruise port at Egg Island, Eleuthera, claiming impact studies have suggested that island's marine environment could not sustain a development of that magnitude.

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Izmirlian files for full liquidation of Baha Mar

July 22, 2016

SARKIS Izmirlian's Granite Ventures Ltd filed a summons in the Supreme Court yesterday seeking to transition Baha Mar from provisional liquidation into full liquidation, a process Prime Minister Perry Christie once described as a "chilling prospect" for the resort and the country.

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Carnival jobs helped with unemployment

July 22, 2016

THE Department of Statistics is expected to announce today that the overall unemployment rate is now at 12.7 per cent after a 2.1 per cent decline, with officials pointing to Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival "related activities" accounting for some of the improvement, according to the 2016 Labour Force Survey results obtained by The Tribune.

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New Gorilla Glass helps prevent phone smashes

July 22, 2016

Dropping your smartphone when taking a selfie could soon be less risky, says specialist glass maker Corning.

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