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February 11, 2012
Growing the cultural platform

Joining other Bahamian artists who hold personal exhibitions out of their homes - Stan Burnside and Antonius Roberts, for example - Toby Lunn's new gallery space, The Red Gallery, is set to add to the visual art landscape.

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February 20, 2012
Born in The Bahamas

An overview of the data collected by the Department of Statistics on births in The Bahamas over the last 40 years shows that women, domestic and foreign-born, are having fewer children.
The data in the births report, collated from 1970 through 2010, shows that with a population of about 170,000 in 1970, there were 4,894 live births recorded.  Juxtapose those numbers against the 5,362 live bir...

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February 24, 2012
Cat Island hoteliers scratching their heads over new logo

Hoteliers on Cat Island are scratching their heads after taking a first peak at the new logo intended to represent them to the tourism world.
The logo, part of the national campaign to put the Family Islands on the map, has been met with confusion by the local community.
Tony Armbrister, the owner of Fernandez Bay Village, said none of the residents of Cat Island were consulted about its creation....

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February 28, 2012
One moment in time

One of the signature songs of Whitney Houston was the Emmy Award winning "One Moment in Time", which she recorded for the 1988 Summer Olympics and the 1988 Summer Paralympics held in Seoul, South Korea.
The song captures the importance of seizing life's key moments in the pursuit of one's dreams.  The late Jackson Burnside made the same point in the documentary, "Brent Malone, Father of Baham...

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March 03, 2012
Caring people at Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre

Dear Editor,
 
When we think about this place, we think about people strapped down and patients who would possibly do many terrible things to you.  But as a frequent visitor, my experience was a lot more pleasant and inspiring.  This is my account of the venture.
I had a love one there.  So I went to the center quite often.  At the gate there was a light-skinned lady - one...

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March 07, 2012
Historic farming ruins jeopardized by new highway

Before the company started by Joseph Samuel (J.S.) Johnson became one of the largest insurance outfits in The Bahamas, its main business was growing sisal and canning pineapple.
All that's left of that operation is a crumbling stone structure that was once the kitchen, a chimney and part of the main house.
However, the physical remnants of that legacy could be erased in the near future if plans to...

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March 08, 2012
Without Jesus in our life, we are nothing

What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, yet forfeit his soul? Or what can a man give in exchange for his soul? - Mark 8:31-38.
The hit song, "Can't Buy Me Love" was released by the Beatles in 1964. The song was written by Paul McCartney. When asked what the song means, McCartney expressed that one can place any interpretation to it. He further stated, "The idea behind it was that all th...

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March 15, 2012
Flying Fish creates 40 jobs in GB

A cutting-edge restaurant will create 40 new jobs in Grand Bahama at a time when the economy needs it most.

Flying Fish, nestled between the Grand Lucayan and Pelican Bay, has invested $300,000 in a high-end culinary experience unlike anything else in the country, according to head chef and owner Tim Tibbitts.

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March 20, 2012
Keeping rallies separate

The newspapers on Monday were dominated by the allegation of assault against the daughter of Free National Movement (FNM) East Grand Bahama candidate Peter Turnquest.
Turnquest has confirmed he made a formal complaint to police. She was caught in the fray when FNM and Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) supporters came together in separate motorcades in Grand Bahama on Saturday.
According to Turnques...

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March 22, 2012
Sir Cecil Wallace-Whitfield remembered

FREEPORT, Bahamas - On the occasion of the Sir Cecil Wallace-Whitfield's birthday the Grand Bahama FNM Party, Leaders, Stalwarts and Candidates took time to remember their Founding Father along with his wife Lady Naomi Wallace-Whitfield.  During a press conference held at the Sir Cecil Wallace-Whitfield FNM Headquarters yesterday the group spoke of their memories of Sir Cecil.

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March 23, 2012
Young writer to be published in prestigious Harvard magazine

Emile Hunt is the latest emerging Bahamian writer to take his work to the top and represent The Bahamas on a global scale - this July, a short story he penned will appear in the prestigious Transition Magazine, published by the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African-American Research at Harvard University.
Guided by a suggestion and then encouragement by his fellow writer and friend Keis...

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March 30, 2012
McCartney: Don't fall for Christie's plea for second chance

Leader of the Democratic National Alliance (DNA) Branville McCartney and Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham have one thing in common on the campaign trail: They both are urging voters not to fall for Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Perry Christie's plea for another chance."He will talk and talk and talk," McCartney told supporters at a street meeting on Carmichael Road on Thursday night.

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April 05, 2012
Ian Fair named Chairman of GBPA Sarah St George appointed vice chair

In September 2011, Mr. Ian Fair was appointed as a Director of the Board of The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited. Today, the Board is pleased to announce that Mr. Fair has now assumed the role of Chairman of the Board. In this role, Mr. Fair will guide the strategic direction for the organization, and focus on maximizing growth opportunities for Freeport and Grand Bahama Island. The Board i...

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April 10, 2012
Customs, immigration protests to continue today, says union

Leaders of the union that represents customs and immigration officers said yesterday demonstrations will continue throughout New Providence today, and will only end once the outstanding issues surrounding the negotiation of a new industrial agreement are resolved.
On Thursday, customs and immigration officers staged protests at eight different locations throughout New Providence, including Lynden ...

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April 13, 2012
A world without art

The Color of Harmony, a display of visual and musical talent from students in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts at the College of The Bahamas, has always been a grand fete. Patrons attend a program of vocal and instrumental talent under the patronage of the Governor General His Excellency Sir Arthur and Lady Foulkes, and then view beautiful paintings, mixed media and ceramic work by art...

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April 26, 2012
Supporting the FNM's Long Island candidate

Dear Editor,

As a long-time visitor, and a true believer that it "it is better in The Bahamas", I would like to express my support for the Free National Movement (FNM) candidate for Long Island Loretta Butler-Turner.
My first visit to The Bahamas took place in the mid-1970s, just one year after independence. I have vacationed in Nassau, the Family and Out Islands, more than 30 times since then. ...

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April 27, 2012
Bahamas begins talks with U.S. over borders

Defining a maritime border between The Bahamas and the United States will allow for more efficient management of the country's marine resources, according to Brent Symonette, minister of foreign affairs and deputy prime minister.
The two countries began their first session of technical meetings yesterday on the delimitation of a maritime boundary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs offices at the G...

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April 27, 2012
Sex, love and rock your soul

A dose of "Sex, Love and Rock Your Soul" may just be what the doctor ordered to rekindle the fire in your relationship, whether you're in a new relationship, want to improve the one you're currently in or need to get out of a bad relationship.
An electrifying relationship-building workshop facilitated by clinical psychologist and certified sex therapist Dr. Constance Avery-Clark will be held on Sa...

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May 01, 2012
FNM hits back at Christie's lawsuit threat

A lawsuit from Opposition Leader Perry Christie over an oil drilling ad created by the Free National Movement (FNM) could provide insight into his dealings with the Bahamas Petroleum Company (BPC), the governing party said in a statement yesterday.
The statement, released by FNM spokesman Tommy Turnquest, said if Christie follows through with his threat to sue the FNM, the public may get to see th...

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May 03, 2012
Govt suspends BPC's drilling license

The government has rejected the Bahamas Petroleum Company's (BPC) bid to renew its drilling licenses and returned nearly $300,000 in "rental fees".
The sudden statement from the Ministry of the Environment yesterday morning contradicts the recent announcement made by BPC on its website that all five licenses have been renewed.
"Upon receipt of legal advice, this ministry advised BPC that it is pre...

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