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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 gambling issue

I would like to address my misgivings with the purposed referendum on gambling. First I don't for one minute subscribe to the notion that gambling is wrong from a religious standpoint. While I do appreciate that one must be a good steward of his money, as a student of the Bible myself I have never seen a scripture that condemns the practice outright.
Perhaps I am wrong on this one. If I am, ple...

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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
Academy to Celebrate The Music of James Bond

Beverly Hills, CA - As part of the global 50th anniversary
celebration of James Bond, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and
Sciences will present "The Music of Bond: The First 50 Years," on
Friday, October 5, at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly
Hills. Held 50 years to the day after the U.K. opening of the first
Bond film, "Dr. No," the evening pays homage to the memorable t...

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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
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 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
We should honor Sir Sidney

Dear Editor,

Please indulge my 45th birthday (45 is my story, and I'm sticking to it) by allowing me space to comment on the matter of whether or not Sir Sidney Poitier should be honored in his homeland.
Several years ago, I was privileged to represent The Bahamas at a meeting of the UNESCO General Conference in Paris. A few years prior to that particular session, Sir Sidney had served as our re...

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October 16, 2012
Bahamas Film Television Commission presents at PMFF

The Bahamas Film and Television Commission
attended the third annual Portland Maine Film Festival October 4-11; in
addition to meetings with New York Filmmakers and a Bahamas Reception at
the production offices of Gray, Krauss, Stratford and Des Roches.

The Portland
Maine Film Festival was co-founded in 2010 by filmmakers, John Cahall and
Tyler Johnston to support local filmmakers in the area, an...

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October 20, 2012
Hidden mural reveals history of forgotten artist

Tucked away into an Eastern Road home is an elaborate and charming mural of Bahamian history and geography--yet its caretaker had only the name "D. Cavil" to credit.
As the story goes, says Malcolm McCay, the British artist D. Cavil rented a car for the summer from his grandfather's business, Malcolm's Tire Service. When summer came to and end and she could not pay for the rental, she offered inst...

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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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Freeport Tour for ASU
June 23, 2010

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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 08, 2012
Health Minister announces Task Force on Stem Cell Research

Nassau, Bahamas - Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Perry Gomez (seated second left)
Wednesday announced that the Government of The Bahamas had appointed a
Task Force to provide Government with recommendations of the pros and
cons of offering Stem Cell Therapy Treatment in The Bahamas. Pictured
(seated from left) are: Reverend Angela Palacious; Dr Gomez; Professor
Arthur Porter, Task Force cha...

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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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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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