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January 11, 2012
IDB Assists In Wage and Productivity Survey

The Bahamas Department of Statistics, with technical support from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), has launched a national wage and productivity survey to gather information from employers at 600 organizations across major industries in The Bahamas.

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January 05, 2012
44 Killed On Roads In 2011

THE Bahamas recorded 10,563 traffic accidents in 2011, with 44 of them being fatal, according to statistics from the Royal Bahamas Police Force.

Of those accidents, 8,653 were in New Providence, 1,160 in Grand Bahama and 750 in the Family Islands.

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Ride for Hope 2009 raises nearly 230,000 so far
May 01, 2009
Ride for Hope 2009 raises nearly $230,000 so far

We are very excited to report that the 2009 Ride for Hope has raised nearly $230,000, and - monies are still coming in!

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November 04, 2013
The need for change

When Kurt McCartney was murdered, the family cried and a nation wept. The McCartneys shed tears of intense sadness, unable to come to grips with what had happened. We shed tears for a different kind of loss, one we could not fully explain...

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December 29, 2011
Thank God It Is Over!

Thank God it is over! It is possible that this is how some people truly feel as we come to the close of 2011.

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PM promises boost in jobs
October 29, 2013
PM promises boost in jobs

Prime Minister Perry Christie foreshadowed yesterday that The Bahamas is on the cusp of a boost in employment, and said the ailing economy has "turned the corner"...

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The power of knowledge
October 22, 2013
The power of knowledge

Knowledge is a powerful weapon in the fight against cancer. Genetic screening determines the risk of hereditary breast cancer in women. Genetic tests can check for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations...

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November 17, 2011
It Pays To Be Good

THE Anglican Church Men's Branch (ACM) of St George's Parish held a special Men and Boys Conference, discussing a number of pressing issues, such as the gender gap in the Bahamian educational system.

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Is the Christian message on sex still relevant
September 26, 2013
Is the Christian message on sex still relevant

Many religions teach conservative values about sex, instructing congregations and worshippers to abstain from pre-marital intercourse...

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January 26, 2015
GB MP not surprised by rise in murders

While he commended the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) for a reported 18 percent decrease in crime overall for 2014, Free National Movement (FNM) Deputy Leader and Central Grand Bahama MP Peter Turnquest said he is not surprised murders increased 100 percent on Grand Bahama.

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