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April 17, 2013
Romance in The Bahamas inspires first novel for local author

Fifteen years ago,
Laurel Handfield was a single woman living in a tiny one bedroom in the
suburbs of Philadelphia. She worked a monotonous nine-to-five handling
copy equipment leases. One day she decided to get back to what she loved
most--writing. She decided to write a novel. But what would it be about?

A month later, she went on vacation to The Bahamas. In true Stella fashion (See Terry McMillian-

How Stella Got Her Groove Back)
she met a Bahamian. The rest is history, as they say... She came back
from vacation, quit her job several months later and moved to Maryland
to live with her sister while she wrote her first novel based loosely on
how she and her husband first met. She has since moved to The Bahamas ...

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April 17, 2013
25th annual Bahamas Bridal Show's Your Wedding Day thrills hundreds

Nassau, Bahamas - "On behalf of all
exhibitors, the organizers of the annual Bahamas Bridal Show wish to
thank every person and company for their efforts and contributions to
another successful event," said show executive producer Tommy Stubbs,
general manager at Buttons Bridal & Formal Wear which organizes the
annual event.  "We are always pleased with the enthusiasm of the
hundreds of brides and grooms and the thousands of show followers who
make the bridal show the No.1 social event of the year."

Breezes took the spotlight during the trade exhibition as the
all-inclusive resort took up a large portion of the ballroom serving
sample Asian food for hours. Other notable exhibitors included the
British Colonial Hilton, Burns House, Arawak Homes, Colina Insurance,
Noveltease, Grand Bahama Development Co. Ltd., Template, Bahamas
Local.Com, Jewels by The Sea, Bristol Wines & Spirits and Bertha's
Go-Go Ribs Catering...

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Breakfast at Tiffany's
  • Genre : Comedy, Drama, Romance
  • Rating :

A young New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building....

The Lucky One
  • Genre : Drama
  • Rating : T - 15yrs and Older

A Marine travels to North Carolina after serving three tours in Iraq and searches for the unknown woman he believes was his good luck charm during the war....

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November 27, 2010
'Heiress to a Curse' an engaging read

'Heiress to a Curse' is a fantasy romance novel written by Bahamian newcomer Zandria Munson. Published by famed Publishing house 'Harlequin', this is the first novel in the 'Hearts of Stone' series just introduced.

Alexandra Barret is a features writer living alone in her New York apartment. A descendant to an ancient witch Necesar, Alexandra has visions and strange dreams that usually serve as both a blessing and a curse. One day she gets a new neighbor across the hall named Marius Drakon. She is quite taken by his looks and charm but tries hard to ignore it.
Marius, who is over five centuries old, is cursed to roam the earth as a creature for eternity. He was cur ...

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March 23, 2013
Vincent McDoom named Artistic Director for Saint Lucia HOT Couture

Lucian Parisian Fashion Celebrity Vincent Mc Doom will serve as Artistic
Director for the first ever Saint Lucia HOT Couture. Mc Doom, who is a
prominent name and face on the haute couture scene in Paris, France, is
also into media and film.

The celebrity Fashionista has been supporting the Saint Lucia Tourist
Board (SLTB) in establishing the foundational aspects of this novel
festival component. McDoom has also been doing the media circuit since
his arrival to generate interest in the fashion component and
communicate the participation benchmarks for aspiring runway models and
designers, as well as what he hopes to bring to the artistic direction...

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  • Genre : Crime, Drama, Western
  • Rating : T - 15yrs and Older

Set in Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a bootlegging gang is threatened by a new deputy and other authorities who want a cut of their profits....

Oz the Great and Powerful
  • Genre : Action, Adventure, Fantasy
  • Rating : B - Under 18yrs must be accompanied by an adult.

A small-time magician with questionable ethics arrives in a magical land and must choose between becoming a good man or a great one....

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February 09, 2013
PLP is Struggling to Keep its Promises

Dear Editor,
Perhaps many of the thousands of Bahamians who enthusiastically supported the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) last May and in the recent North Abaco by-election were under the impression (or delusion) that a win for the PLP and Perry...

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January 11, 2011
New Technologies Helped in Novel Ways with Haiti Earthquake Relief

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Relief workers used innovative technologies in unprecedented ways to aid

in the recovery of quake-ravaged Haiti, a new report has found.

Interactive maps and SMS (Short Message Service) texts helped guide

search-and-rescue teams and find people in need of critical supplies, as

the Caribbean nation became a real-world laboratory for new

communication tools.

Though the innovations had varying levels of impact in Haiti, they

showcased the potential for use in future crises, the report, "Media,

Information Systems and Communities: Lessons from Haiti," concluded..

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