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Embassies raise money
May 26, 2010
Embassies raise money

The parking lot of the Organisation of American States was festooned on Sunday with the colours of flags from across the hemisphere, as The Bahamas and about 20 other embassies raised money for charity at the annual Food Festival of The Americas

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December 02, 2011
Jerome Benjamin Major, O.B.E., 78

Funeral Service for Jerome Benjamin Major, O.B.E., age 78 years, of Windy Castle, Winton Heights, formerly of Roses, Long Island, will be held on Friday December 2nd, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Matthew's Anglican Church, Shirley and Church Streets. Officiating will be Father Crosley Walkine, assisted by Deacon Lynden Douglas. Interment will follow in Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church Cemetery, Eas...

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April 02, 2014
Cash: PM should take responsibility for BOB losses

Free National Movement (FNM) Chairman Darron Cash said yesterday that Prime Minister Perry Christie should be held responsible for the Bank of The Bahamas' (BOB) financial loss in 2013.
Cash accused Christie of taking a lackadaisical approach to handling the bank.
On Monday, The Nassau Guardian reported that BOB recorded a loss of $5.97 million for the six months leading up to December 2013.
This ...

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May 09, 2013
Suspect died after being 'choked'

Four officers emerged unhurt after a struggle with

a "violent" suspect who died in police custody, a coroner's jury learned yesterday.
Jamie Smith, 35, died after the officers, with a combined weight of over 800 pounds, struggled to subdue him, evidence revealed.
A pathologist has determined that Smith died from asphyxia (lack of oxygen).
Three of those officers, Corporal Sterling Knowles, Inspec...

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February 20, 2014
Bank of Bahamas to sue The Punch

BANK OF THE BAHAMAS is suing tabloid newspaper The Punch.

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Remarks by Rt. Hon. Hubert A. Ingraham At the Reception
October 26, 2010
Remarks by Rt. Hon. Hubert A. Ingraham At the Reception

I am very happy for the opportunity to be present at celebrations marking the opening of the newest Bahamas Maritime Authority Office. This is our third overseas office, the others being located in London and in New York City. We are now pleased to have offices on three continents.

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October 31, 2013
A shared understanding and celebration of Majority Rule Day

At long last January 10 has been designated as a holiday to celebrate majority rule, an accomplishment for which the Christie administration is to be congratulated and which was appropriately marked by a public signing of the act.
As an aside, it may have made sense for the government to remove the Whit Monday holiday as it introduced the new holiday.
The path towards the creation of the new holid...

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May 08, 2013
Students from C.H. Reeves Junior and a Delaware school plant flowers in a show of peace

Students at C.H. Reeves Junior School have a tangible reminder of peace. Sixteen students and six teachers from East Side Charter School & Learning Center in Wilmington, Delaware, recently visited the school in Montell Heights where they planted hibiscus and Impatien flowers in the school's peace garden.
The goal of their visit was to expose the Delaware students to a different culture.
"We wanted...

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January 21, 2014
PM reaffirms support for BOB

Prime Minister Perry Christie yesterday reaffirmed the government's support for Bank of The Bahamas.
"As the 65 percent majority shareholder of Bank of The Bahamas, the government of The Bahamas reaffirms its robust support for the bank," Christie said in a statement.
"There need be no fear or concern on that score. The bank's capital position and other fundamentals remain strong.
"Moreover, the g...

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January 07, 2014
Domestic violence can take many forms

Domestic violence, also known as domestic abuse, spousal abuse, battering, family violence, dating abuse, and intimate partner violence (IPV), is a pattern of behavior which involves the abuse by one partner against another in an intimate relationship. This can include marriage, cohabitation, dating or within the family. Domestic violence can take many forms, including physical aggression or assau...

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