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February 09, 2011
The U.S. Embassy Encourages Visa Applicants to Beat the Summer Rush

The U.S. Embassy strongly encourages residents of
The Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands to apply now for any U.S.
visas they may need during the busy summer travel season, particularly
for cruise travel.    According to the U.S. Embassy's Consul, Robin
Haase, there is currently low-to-no wait time for an interview
appointment, leaving potential applicants with plenty of ...

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October 22, 2014
Union president defends nurses after audit findings

Bahamas Nurses Union President Jannah Khalfani last night refuted allegations that some nurses hoard drugs and supplies on the ward level and disobey the directives of physicians.
Those claims are included in a recent forensic accounting report of the Public Hospitals Authority's (PHA) supply of pharmaceutical drugs and medical supplies
The report reveals that at the end of 2013 there was a $10 mi...

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October 13, 2011
From Teacher to Entrepreneur

Well another "son of the Bahamian soil", has "put pen to paper" and written his autobiography and what an interesting life story it is!  He is none other than Mr. Patrick J. Bethel, who after a most distinguished career in education, returned to his beloved Abaco and managed to become a successful entrepreneur.
The book has as its title, appropriately, "From Teacher... To Entrepreneur". ...

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February 11, 2011
Letter: The unions don't care what the youth think

EDITOR, The Tribune.

HELLO, I am a young citizen of this great Commonwealth of The Bahamas.

I am well positioned to hear both the cries of the unions and more importantly the complaints of the general population, in particular, the age group of 18-30.

My age group is the generation of technological advances. My age group is the driver in this computer driven "train" in society, while the ...

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October 07, 2014
Sands: PHA audit highlights dysfunctional system

Free National Movement (FNM) Deputy Chairman Dr. Duane Sands yesterday called a forensic audit of the Public Hospitals Authority's (PHA) supply of pharmaceutical drugs and medical
supplies "absolutely outrageous, earth-shattering and alarming".
"On the face of it, the details that were outlined in the report, both in the main body of [The Nassau Guardian] and in National Review would seem earth-sh...

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October 25, 2011
No ham and turkey MP in Marco City

Dear Editor,

I wish to respond to some comments made by Kevin Evans that appeared in The Tribune Friday, October 21, 2011 in a letter to the editor under the heading, "Grand Bahama is FNM No More".  I am a resident of Grand Bahama and a constituent of Marco City.  I can tell you I speak for many when I say that Evans' assertion that Grand Bahama is FNM no more is pure speculation. ...

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September 08, 2010
State-of-the-art computer lab donated to the Every Child Counts school

By REUBEN SHEARER

Tribune Staff Reporter

rshearer@tribunemedia.net

THE last time The Tribune interviewed Lyn Major, founder of the Every Child Counts school for children with disabilities in Abaco, she said the institution could not afford the cost of providing special computer software for the 100-strong student body.

This all changed last week when two leading computer companies - Lignum Tec...

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August 19, 2015
Hard work pays off

One child is expensive, but giving birth to twins means daunting bills to pay for college education. For All Bahamas Merit (ABM) Scholar Domonic McDonald and his twin Donovan McDonald, a National Merit Scholar (NMS), post-secondary education would have been an impossible dream that their parents could not have been able to afford. With receipt of $150,000 and $80,000 scholarships respectively, the...

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October 25, 2011
Deveaux: More than 1 billion spent annually on electricity

As the government continues to promote efforts to conserve energy, Minister for the Environment Earl Deveaux revealed that Bahamians spend more than one billion dollars annually on electricity.
"The cost of supply of energy in The Bahamas represents significant challenges and opportunities for all residents," Deveaux said as he announced National Energy Awareness Week at the Police Headquarters ye...

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October 06, 2014
10M in PMH drugs unaccounted for

A forensic audit of the Public Hospitals Authority's (PHA) supply of pharmaceutical drugs and medical supplies alleges
a "culture of slackness and corruption".
The report reveals that, at the end of 2013, there was a $10 million difference in pharmaceutical inventory between the physical count and what is reflected in the Princess Margaret Hospital's (PMH) computer system.
The auditor quotes a sep...

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