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Deputy Prime Minister Minister of Works Urban Development Passing Out Ceremony for Immigration Officers
November 06, 2014
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...

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February 23, 2015
On the fringes

The smiles of the children betray the squalid conditions in which they live.

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2,000 temporary jobs planned
September 28, 2009
2,000 temporary jobs planned

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

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September 21, 2016
Hope has high hopes for athletes and animals at Potcakeman Triathlon

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).

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CIBC FirstCaribbean donates to REACH
January 08, 2015
CIBC FirstCaribbean donates to REACH

As a part of CIBC FirstCaribbean’s community outreach, the bank joined autism support organisation “Resource and Education source for Autism and related Challenges” (REACH)...

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July 30, 2014
Martelly says invest in Haiti

Haitian President Michel Martelly yesterday suggested that a portion of the substantial sums of money the Bahamas government spends on fighting illegal immigration should be invested in Haiti to address the problem from that end...

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Doctors Hospital Lends A Hand
July 26, 2010
Doctors Hospital Lends A Hand

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...

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Hope's High Hopes for Athletes and Animals at Potcakeman Triathlon
September 20, 2016
Hope's High Hopes for Athletes and Animals at Potcakeman Triathlon

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...

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Lupus 242 Kicks off Awareness Monthwith Courtesy Call on Minister of Health
May 02, 2014
Lupus 242 Kicks off Awareness Monthwith Courtesy Call on Minister of Health

Members of Lupus 242 officially launched Lupus Awareness Month by paying a courtesy call on Minister of Health, the Hon. Dr. Perry Gomez...

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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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