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August 13, 2015
Praise for 'Thief of Love'

Dear Editor,

I sat in the audience and my chest swelled with pride as I watched the production of The Thief of Love, a presentation by the young members of the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture's summer workshop. The actors, singers and dancers were impressive indeed, and the subject they chose to explore was extremely important.
I congratulate those responsible for the production and hope I ...

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August 14, 2015
Goombay Summer Festival brings top Bahamian talent to Arawak Cay Fridays

NASSAU, Bahamas -- Goombay Summer Festival is continuing this Friday with even more entertainment at Arawak Cay.
Last week, the Ministry of Tourism launched its second sizzling summer festival -Goombay Summer Festival - at Arawak Cay. The festival featured food, traditional Goombay dancing, friendly competitions, games, a Kiddie Corner and Junkanoo.
But the highlight of the night was a performance...

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August 07, 2015
Junkanoo rush out held in remembrance of Franklyn 'Count Bernadino' Ellis

NASSAU, Bahamas -- A Junkanoo rush out was held for Franklyn "Count Bernadino" Ellis after the Memorial Service was held on Wednesday August 5th 2015, at the National Centre For the Performing Arts. Minister of Youth and Culture The Hon. Dr. Daniel Johnson pictured dancing with member of the Music Makers that Count rushed for. (Photos/Derek Smith)
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August 07, 2015
Goombay Summer Festival takes over Arawak Cay on Fridays

The Ministry of Tourism will close its summer celebrations with Goombay Summer Festival at Arawak Cay every Friday this month.
Coming off the heels of the Junkanoo Summer Festival, Goombay Summer Festival provides all the fun of Junkanoo -- but with a different beat and feel.
Goombay showcases various cultural delights like traditional Goombay Dancers, ring play, rake n' scrape bands, limbo and fi...

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August 07, 2015
The spotlight's on Sketch

Christopher "Sketch" Carey is the son of Patrick Carey -- lead guitarist for the Grammy Award winning Baha Men -- and younger brother of Rik Carey, lead vocalist for Baha Men -- but despite the fact that he comes from a family of musically talented individuals, Sketch has found his spotlight. And it's squarely on him right now.
The multi-talented music producer, singer and songwriter most recently...

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August 12, 2015
Securities Commission of The Bahamas marks 20th anniversary

The Securities Commission of The Bahamas recently held a celebratory Cocktail Reception at the Balmoral Club in Nassau, to mark its 20th Anniversary. Guests were welcomed by Mrs. Tonya Bastian Galanis, the Commission's chairman and Ms. Christina Rolle, executive director.
Mr. John Rolle, financial secretary in the Ministry of Finance, gave congratulatory remarks and proposed the Toast. Looking at ...

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June 25, 2015
Magic in paradise

Atlantis was lost then found on Paradise Island, and world-renowned illusionist Rob Lake promises to not make it disappear.
Lake, who has brought his magic to the property five nights a week, has pulled some of his favorite and best illusions out of his repertoire to showcase during his two-and-a-half-month illusion show stint at the property. The show, which kicked off on Wednesday, runs through ...

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July 17, 2015
Bahamian culinarians take a taste of The Bahamas with a twist to Cuba

Heating up the region's cultural arena at the Fiesta del Fuego, the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas recently traveled to Santiago, Cuba to represent The Bahamas at the festival's pop-up gallery. Santiago is the island nation's second-largest city and former capital. The city, said to be situated in the heart of the Caribbean, celebrates its 500th anniversary this year.
An annual affair, the ev...

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August 06, 2015
Learning lessons from Baha Mar

At one time in their relationship Prime Minister Perry Christie and Baha Mar developer Sarkis Izmirlian were as thick as old comrades. They cooed compliments and encomiums to each other.
The prime minister and the developer saw Baha Mar as a shared grand legacy. Izmirlian lauded the prime minister who in turn praised the developer for his vision.
The love match has ended in mutual recrimination, a...

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July 23, 2015
Bahamian AKA's take top awards at regional conference gala in Chicago

CHICAGO, Illinois -- From July 13-15, 2015 members of the Eta Psi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. travelled to Chicago, Illinois for the 25th International Regional Conference (IRC). The conference was held under the theme 'A Silver Celebration of International Splendor' and was led by the first International Regional Director from the International Region, Gizette L. Thomas. Mem...

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