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Deputy Prime Minister Minister of Works & Urban Development Passing Out Ceremony for Immigration Officers
I am pleased and honoured to be with you this afternoon. This is a special day for you and it is a special day for me.
It is also another sign of the commitment of my government to the national security of our country and the well-being of our state and sovereignty. Just last Friday at this same locale, the country witnessed the passing out parade of new police recruits and, today, we have come...
With the unemployment rate hovering in the double digits in the face of a dramatic economic downturn, Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham has revealed that a temporary job program the government is seeking to put in place would likely create jobs for as many as 2,000 Bahamians
Minister of Immigration and Foreign Affairs Fred Mitchell said yesterday that he does not dispute the Department of Statistics' latest census data on the number of Haitians living in The Bahamas, adding that the department's census reports are conducted in compliance with international standards.
Most see the Bahamas as a perfect little paradise, but we have acquired our share of social ills. According to the Bahamas PACE Foundation, teenage pregnancy is the most significant among them. P.A.C.E. is the acronym for Providing Access to Continued Education. The Foundation is supported by non-governmental and voluntary organizations and the government of The Bahamas with two Ministries (nam...
Michelle Hope has swum, cycled and run her way through 10 triathlons but the 5'8" mother of two will make history when she enters the Potcakeman Triathlon - she'll be the first competitor in the popular event ever to compete in athletic gear provided by the official trade association dedicated to pet wellness, the Pet Food Institute (PFI).
Members of Lupus 242 officially launched Lupus Awareness Month by paying a courtesy call on Minister of Health, the Hon. Dr. Perry Gomez...
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.