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2010/2011 Budget Debate Contribution - Minister Larry Cartwright
June 10, 2010
2010/2011 Budget Debate Contribution - Minister Larry Cartwright

Mr. Speaker, it is a great honour once again for me to make a presentation to this Honourable House relative to the national budget.

The book of Ecclesiastes records that "there is a time for everything and a season for every activity under heaven".

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Atlantis Beach Tower To Close September and October
August 20, 2008
Atlantis Beach Tower To Close September and October

Kerzner will move to close its 423-room Beach Tower hotel for September through to the end of October, sparking work schedules cuts for employees and suggesting the destination's titan is no more immune to economic slowdown than those lower on the totem pole.

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February 07, 2013
Bahamas Living Conditions Survey Begins Monday

Department of Statistics Director Kelsie Dorsett yesterday said the department will spend the next two months on the ground conducting the 2013 Bahamas Living Conditions Survey (BLCS), which will reveal the national poverty rate.

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October 06, 2011
When you can't shake off the enemy's claws

No sin is unredeemable -- not even suicide.  We've all heard it before that individuals who take their lives are damning themselves for all eternity.  And most people have been raised with the understanding that killing oneself is one of the unforgivable sins.  But a number of ministers of religion say this is not true.  They say suicide, much like any sin, is forgivable, because no sin is greater...

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January 16, 2013
U.S. Embassy Warns On Armed Robberies

The United States Embassy in Nassau has warned Americans living in and traveling to New Providence to be aware of recent reports of an increase in reported armed robberies.

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January 07, 2013
Bahamas crime stats decrease for 2012, COP expects continued downward trend

Nassau, The Bahamas --- Nationally Reported Crime figures for serious crimes against the person decreased in six of the nine categories used to determine crime statistics for The Bahamas, Commissioner of Police Mr. Ellison Greenslade said Monday.

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August 19, 2011
Birth rate drops while death rate climbs

FEWER babies are being born in The Bahamas and more people are dying, according to a new report released by the Department of Statistics. The Vital Statistics Provisional Report for The Bahamas shows that between 2007 and 2010, the birth rate fell from 17.5 to 13.8.

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October 15, 2012
Report: Over 4,000 Homes Use Outside Toilets

Just over 4,000 private homes in The Bahamas make use of outside toilets, unconventional toilet facilities or are without toilet facilities at all, according to a report released by the Department of Statistics.

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August 15, 2012
Illegitimacy in The Bahamas

The Department of Statistics most recent Births Report, for the period 1970 to 2010, included an interesting section relating to illegitimacy - that is, children born to unmarried mothers.

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July 17, 2012
Boards And Committees

It is announced for the public information that the persons listed here under havge been appointed Members of the Statutory Boards and Committees for a period of one year with effect from 1st July 2012.

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