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Update: Camera lost in Aruba floats to Florida
June 17, 2010
Update: Camera lost in Aruba floats to Florida

Paul Shultz was walking along the pier of a Key West marina when he saw what looked like a rotting tomato pounding against the rocks.

The Coast Guard investigator waded ankle-deep into the water to fish out the ocean rubbish: a bright red Nikon camera, small enough to fit in the palm of his hand. Its waterproof plastic case was covered with six months' worth of crusty sea growth, but the camera...

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September 16, 2012
Prime Minister Christie attends funeral for entertainer T'Rez Hepburn

Nassau, Bahamas - Prime
Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie and Mrs. Christie (left) pictured
in St Francis Xavier Cathedral, September 15, during the  Funeral for
well known entertainer T'Rez Hepburn.

Hepburn passed away on August 31

st 2012 at Doctor's Hospital.

She was born March 28th, 1964 and two of her most popular songs were,

"Mr. Bus Driver" and "You Gon Talk It"...

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September 19, 2012
The labor report

On Friday the Department of Statistics issued its latest jobs report for The Bahamas as conducted in May 2012. As other commentators have already written, the decline in the overall headline unemployment rate from 15.9 percent to 14.7 percent masks an underlying economic weakness that cannot be ignored.
Unemployment in New Providence improved from 15.1 percent to 14 percent, while Grand Bahama sa...

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September 19, 2012
US Customs Director of Pre-clearance presents to Bahamas Customs and Immigration Officers

Grand Bahama Island - Bahamas - Dylan
Defrancisci, US Customs Director of Pre-clearance at Freeport
International Airport makes presentation of certificates to Bahamas
Customs and Immigration Officers for their work in securing the port of
entry to the country.

Pictured from left to right: Alfred Stubbs,

Assistant Comptroller; Alicia Johnson-Frances, Customs Officer;
Mr. DeFrancisci; Angeli...

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September 21, 2012
Attorney General advises senior year law students

Nassau, The Bahamas -
Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Senator the Hon. Allyson
Maynard Gibson, emphasised to law students at the Eugene Dupuch Law School, the
bigger picture of building a reputation of solving matters for clients before
they go to court, rather than concentrating on billable hours based on going to
court.

Speaking to the senior students September 19, Minister Gibso...

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September 22, 2012
Woman Entry 2 of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force calls on Governor-General

Nassau, Bahamas - In celebration of 25 years of service,
the members of Woman Entry 2, of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force pay a courtesy
call on Governor-General Sir

Arthur Foulkes September 21st, 2012 at Government House.

They are pictured
presenting Sir Arthur with a token...

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November 17, 2010
Livin' Large with Coca-Cola Wendy's

Nassau, Bahamas -

Nathaniel
Hart is the first winner in a five-week "Livin' Large" promotion
hosted by Coca-Cola and Wendy's. This campaign provides Wendy's patrons
an opportunity to win weekly $500 cash prizes by simply upgrading value
meals to large combos. Those who enter are also eligible to win a VIP
trip for four on Jet Blue to New York City. Pictured left to right are
Yolanda Pawar M...

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Olymics-Tennis-Bahamian walking tall after Games call-up
August 14, 2008
Olymics-Tennis-Bahamian walking tall after Games call-up

The other kids kept throwing his borrowed racket over the fence when eight-year-old Devin Mullings played tennis on his local court in the Bahamas.

Now the world number 1,025 is playing singles at the Beijing Olympics alongside Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. He cannot wait to get his picture taken with them.

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October 17, 2012
Minister Mitchell meets with Bahamas Civil Society members

Nassau, Bahamas - Executives
of Bahamas Civil Society make a courtesy call on Minister of Foreign
Affairs the Hon. Fredrick Mitchell October 17,  at the House of
Assembly.

Pictured from left to right: Wilfred Marvin Smith, director;

Terry Miller, director; Minister
Mitchell; Anthony Hamilton, president; and Sharmaine Adderley...

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October 17, 2012
North Andros High to provide produce to Sheraton Cable Beach Resort

Nassau, Bahamas -

A Memorandum of Understanding was
signed between Sheraton Cable Beach Resort and the Ministry of Education
for the North Andros High School's Agriculture Department to provide
locally grown produce to the resort.

Pictured from left: Glenn Sampert,
GM, Sheraton Resort; Keith Saunders, Senior Education Officer in the
Ministry of Education and Terrice Curry, principal at Nort...

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October 18, 2012
Lewis announces dates for Jessica's Wish world premiere and FLIFF's VIP Afterparty

Freeport, Bahamas - Bahamian film producer, Nathaniel Prince
Lewis has formally announced that his latest film, "Jessica's Wish" is set to
premiere Saturday, November 3rd,
2012 at the Canal House at Pelican
Bay Hotel. Jessica's Wish is a short drama about a
pastor's daughter living the secret life of a high end call girl.

"This film is going to be unlike
anything else out there in the Bahamian ...

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October 20, 2012
A Cultural Port

Airports often set the tone for a whole vacation, creating ports of positive or negative experience for its visitors. In the case of Lynden Pindling International Airport, visitors are enveloped in the vibrancy of The Bahamas as soon as they step off their plane now that its arrivals section boasts six new pieces of art installations by Bahamian artists.
In Phase Two of the LPIA airport project wh...

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October 25, 2012
Bahamas 'stuck in 20th century'

The co-author of a World Bank report measuring the ease of business said The Bahamas is "falling behind" other countries in implementing meaningful reforms, with its recent drop in the rankings indicative of inaction.
Jean Michel-Lobet, a key figure behind "Doing Business 2013", told Guardian Business that the country is not falling because the government is taking negative actions. Instead, The ...

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November 22, 2010
Prime Minister Ingraham, special guest on Issues of the Day radio show

Nassau, Bahamas - Prime Minister Hubert
Ingraham was the special guest on Love 97's radio talk show Issues of
the Day with host Wendall Jones on Friday, November 19, originating
from the Free National Movement's headquarters on Mackey Street South.
Pictured clockwise around the table:  Prime Minister Ingraham,
FNM Party Chairman Carl Bethel, Minister of State for Finance Zhivargo
Laing,...

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November 21, 2010
Bahamas Diabetic Association calls on Sir William Allen

Nassau, Bahamas -
President of the Bahamas Diabetic Association
(BDA) Eugene Thurston, and other executives of the association paid a
courtesy call on Sir William Allen, Deputy to the Governor General on
Friday, November 12, at Government House. Sir William was presented
with a BDA Ribbon and Lapel Pin. Pictured from left are: Assistant Secretary
Kathleen
Wilson; President Thurston;&nb...

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November 22, 2010
Prime Minister Ingraham attends Waugh Construction 45th Anniversary event

Freeport, Grand Bahama - Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Hubert Ingraham is pictured (centre) at
the 45th anniversary of Waugh Construction Bahamas Ltd., and the
official opening of its new corporate office on Saturday, November 20,
2010 in Freeport.

Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Hubert Ingraham delivered
the keynote address,

participated in the ribbon cutting, and was given

a tour
of the compan...

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December 08, 2011
Civil Society Bahamas calls on Governor General

Nassau, Bahamas - Governor
General Sir Arthur Foulkes on December 6 receives members of Civil Society
Bahamas in a courtesy call at Government House.

Pictured from left: Terry
Miller, president; Sir Arthur; and Lowena West, director...

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November 10, 2012
Presentation of Letters to Bahamas Governor General by Republic of Nicaragua

Nassau, Bahamas - His Excellency Ramon Leets Castillo, non-resident
Ambassador-designate of the Republic of Nicaragua presented Letters of Credence
to His Excellency Sir Arthur Foulkes, GCMG, Governor -General of The Commonwealth
of The Bahamas. The event was held at Government House on Thursday, August 23.
Sir Arthur said that strengthening and expansion of relations between the two
countries can...

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November 23, 2010
Defending champs need a win over Salem

The final two pennant winners were crowned on Saturday at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex, but there is still one more game left in the regular season for the men before the best-of-three playoff picture is complete.
On Tuesday night at 7:30 p.m. at the Banker's Field, defending champions Transfiguration will play Salem Union Baptist. A win for Transfiguration and they will join last year's ru...

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November 22, 2010
Sixteen S. C. McPherson Students make history in education

Nassau, Bahamas - Success
came early for a group of S.C. McPherson students who took four BJCs in
the eight grade and passed their exams with all mostly As and Bs They
paid a courtesy call on Minister Bannister and education officials who
congratulated them and presented with dictionaries to assist them in
their studies.

Pictured are: Minister Bannister (centre) with students, teachers and s...

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