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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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August 05, 2011
Bahamas' Unemployment down by one per cent

UNEMPLOYMENT in the Bahamas is down by one per cent, according to government statistics. The Department of Statistics released the results of its Labour Force and Household Income Survey yesterday, conducted in May, which revealed a slight decrease in the number of unemployed persons...

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May 07, 2012
Central Bank: Q1 tourism arrivals rose 10.8

The Bahamian economy is showing signs of life in the first quarter, but it could take some time before that sentiment is felt on the ground.
According to the latest report from The Central Bank of The Bahamas, tourism numbers are showing encouraging gains.

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Rape and Murder Spiked in 2011
January 05, 2012
Rape and Murder Spiked in 2011

Reported incidents of murder and rape on New Providence increased by 41 percent and 56 percent respectively last year compared to the same period in 2010, according to Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) statistics released yesterday.

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Energy Inefficiency Costs Hotels 50M
November 07, 2011
Energy Inefficiency Costs Hotels 50M

State Minister for the Environment, Phenton Neymour, placed a $50 million estimate on the electricity cost savings hotels in The Bahamas missed out on in 2009, based on statistics coming out of a well-publicized sustainable energy report.

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