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(Photos) Junior Junkanoo 2012 in Grand Bahama Island

Freeport, Bahamas - Junior Junkanoo for Grand Bahama Island took place on Saturday, January 15th, 2012 in downtown Freeport.

The enclosed are photos from Grand Bahama veteran photographer, Derek Caroll. 

The idea of Junior Junkanoo originated in 1987 when members of the
National Junkanoo Committee, the Junkanoo Leaders Association
representatives of the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture visited
Carnival in Trinidad.

They first observed the
participation, involvement...

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(Photos) Mary Star of the Sea Bazaar

Freeport, Bahamas - On Saturday November the Mary, Star of the Sea Parish held their annual fair on the school grounds once again bringing out a large portion of the islands population.

A staple of the fair is the raffle and this year the grand prize was a 2010 Honda Civic plus $1,000 gasoline, while the second prize was just as grand which was an Ocean View Property in San Salvador...

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(Photos) Miss Grand Bahama previews wardrobe for Colombia

Freeport, Grand Bahama - Miss Grand Bahama Beauty Pageant Organization held the

Miss Grand Bahama 2011 Keriann Stuart Wardrobe Showing

for Miss Stuart's upcoming trip to the Colombia Miss Coffee International Beauty Contest

.

The event was held on December 29th at the Grand Bahama Yacht Club and was sponsored by the Conch Gallery.

Miss Grand Bahama leaves on January 2nd and remains in Colombia through the 8th.

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(Photos) New Year's Junkanoo Parade in Grand Bahama

Freeport, Bahamas - The New Year's Junkanoo parade took place in Freeport, Grand Bahama Island last evening in the down town area, Monday, January 2nd, 2012.

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(Photos) Peace on Da Streets Basketball Classic honours the late Charles Maynard

The Hope Center and Youth Against Violence held their 18th Annual Nelson Cooper Peace on Da Streets Basketball Classic from July 17th- 20th, 2013.

Parliamentarians and religious leaders took part in a special presentation to the family of the late Charles Maynard, former Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, during the Peace on the Street Basketball Tournament July 20, Kendal Isaacs Gym.

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(Photos) R.M. Bailey Celebrates Majority Rule Day

Nassau, The Bahamas - National icons and stakeholders pose with educators at R. M. Bailey Secondary High School, during Majority Rule Day events, on January 10, 2012.

Photos enclosed...

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(Photos) Remarks at Opening of Rand Memorial Hospital Critical Care Unit by Prime Minister Ingraham

Freeport, Bahamas - The following are remarks by the Rt Hon Hubert A Ingraham, Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas at the Commissioning of the Upgraded Accident & Emergency Urgent Centre &

The Operating Theatre & Day Surgical Unit at the Rand Memorial Hospital, in Grand Bahama Island on January 18th, 2012.

Today
we celebrate a significant milestone in the advancement of quality of
life for the people of Grand Bahama and the Northern Bahamas including
Abaco and Bimini.  This milestone is a part of my Government's
plan for social development generally, and for the expansion of quality
and accessibility to health care for all Bahamians...

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(Photos) Remarks at Opening of Rand Memorial Hospital Critical Care Unit by Prime Minister Ingraham

Freeport, Bahamas - The following are remarks by the Rt Hon Hubert A Ingraham, Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas at the Commissioning of the Upgraded Accident & Emergency Urgent Centre &

The Operating Theatre & Day Surgical Unit at the Rand Memorial Hospital, in Grand Bahama Island on January 18th, 2012.

Today
we celebrate a significant milestone in the advancement of quality of
life for the people of Grand Bahama and the Northern Bahamas including
Abaco and Bimini.  This milestone is a part of my Government's
plan for social development generally, and for the expansion of quality
and accessibility to health care for all Bahamians...

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(Photos) Results of the 2nd annual Paddle for Potcakes

The sky was a bit overcast, a few drops of rain fell from time to time, but that did not dampen the fun at the Grand Bahama Humane Society's 2nd annual "Paddle for Potcakes" swim race and family fun day on Saturday afternoon!

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(Photos) Results of the 2nd annual Paddle for Potcakes

Freeport, Bahamas - The sky was a bit overcast, a few drops of rain fell
from time to time, but that did not dampen the fun at the Grand Bahama
Humane Society's 2nd annual "Paddle for Potcakes" swim race and family
fun day on Saturday afternoon!

Thirty-two swimmers took to the open water at Taino Beach in 3 races,
with the little ones swimming shortened courses while the  11-50+ year
olds tackled the triathlon distance swim.

And the winners are...

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(Photos) Results of the 40th Annual Bernie Butler BASRA Swim Marathon

Grand
Bahama Island - The 40th

Annual Bernie Butler BASRA Swim Marathon and Beach
Party took place on August 21st at Coral Beach in Freeport.  Each
summer the Bahamas Air Sea Rescue Association organizes this family
favourite to raise funds. This year was deemed by those in attendance,
and from organizers, as the best ever!

See PHOTOS of the event within. 

Maya
Albury of Freeport came out 1st overall for the women, and Dustin
Tynes, also of Freeport came out 1st overall for the men. 

Enclosed are the official Overall results from the marathon, and the results by Age Group are attached below...

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(Photos) Royal Bahamas Defence Force Annual Service

Nassau, Bahamas -

Minister of National Security he Hon. Tommy Turnquest

 

speaks
from the podium during the Royal Bahamas Defence Force Annual Church
Service March 18 at St. Barnabas Parish, Baillou Hill and Wulff Roads.
Governor General Sir Arthur Foulkes and Lady Foulkes are seated at the
front.

Canon
Basil Tynes, rector of St. Barnabas Anglican Church, led the
Sermon

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(Photos) Royal Bahamas Police Force 2011 Christmas Beat Retreat

Nassau, Bahamas - Under the theme, "The Twelve Days of Christmas" the Royal Bahamas Police Force Band held their Annual Christmas Beat Retreat.

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(Photos) Royal Bahamas Police Force 2011 Christmas Beat Retreat

Nassau, Bahamas - Under the theme, "The Twelve Days of Christmas" the Royal Bahamas Police Force Band held their Annual Christmas Beat Retreat.

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(Photos) Royal Bahamas Police Force Beat Retreat 2012

Nassau, Bahamas - The Royal Bahamas Police Force Band held their Annual Christmas Beat Retreat on Sunday, December 16th, 2012. The event will took place at Rawson Square, in Nassau, Bahamas. Photos here were provided by Azaleta Ishmael-Newry.

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(Photos) Royal Bahamas Police Force Beat Retreat 2012

Nassau, Bahamas - The Royal Bahamas Police Force Band held their Annual Christmas Beat Retreat on Sunday, December 16th, 2012. The event will took place at Rawson Square, in Nassau, Bahamas. Photos here were provided by Azaleta Ishmael-Newry.

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(Photos) Royal Bahamas Police Force Beat Retreat 2012

Nassau, Bahamas - The Royal Bahamas Police Force Band held their

Annual Christmas Beat Retreat on Sunday, December 16th, 2012.

The event will took place  at Rawson Square, in Nassau, Bahamas.

Photos here were provided by Azaleta Ishmael-Newry.

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(Photos) State Funeral For Sir Clifford Darling

Nassau, Bahamas - A State Funeral was held on December 5th, 2012 for Sir Clifford Darling GCVO, the fourth Governor-General of The Bahamas. Sir Clifford Darling born February 6th, 1922 on Acklins Island Bahamas, served from 1992 until his retirement on January 2, 1995.

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(Photos) State Funeral for Sir Clifford Darling

Nassau, Bahamas - A State Funeral was held on December 5th, 2012 for Sir Clifford Darling GCVO, the fourth Governor-General of The Bahamas. Sir Clifford Darling born February 6th, 1922 on Acklins Island Bahamas, served from 1992 until his retirement on January 2, 1995.

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(Photos) State Funeral for Sir Clifford Darling

Nassau, Bahamas - A State Funeral was held on December 5th, 2012 for Sir Clifford Darling GCVO, the fourth Governor-General of The Bahamas. Sir Clifford Darling born February 6th, 1922 on Acklins Island Bahamas, served from 1992 until his retirement on January 2, 1995. Sir Clifford died on December 27, 2011. He was 89 years old.

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