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November 22, 2011
Walton tops list of BSW entrants

Bahamas Speed Week (BSW) is an event filled with impressive numbers.
There are more than $100 million worth of vintage vehicles taking part. It's expected to draw thousands of tourists to New Providence. And  spots in the Paddock Club, a  private area for leading businesses, is selling at a minimum of $10,000 a pop.
But perhaps the most telling number for BSW is simply the presence of on...

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November 25, 2011
The Annual Grand Bahama Trade Show Authenticity November 24th - 26th

Nassau, Bahamas - The Bahamas Agricultural & Industrial Corporation & The Ministry of Tourism present The Annual Grand Bahama Trade Show Authenticity A place to find everything Bahamian!

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November 26, 2011
A Bahamian Christmas

Most Bahamians take for granted the sea shell that they walk on at the beach.  But in the hands of Miralee Rose, the sea shell becomes even more beautiful as she turns that simple shell into an angel Christmas tree ornament.

"People always compliment me on my shellwork but when they see what I can do for Christmas, it blows them away," says Rose. "It amazes them to see what you can do with s...

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November 28, 2011
They're here! Bahamas Speed Week cars arrive

NASSAU, Bahamas -- More than 40 rare and vintage race cars, many valued in the millions, arrived in Nassau from the U.S. and U.K. this weekend in anticipation of Bahamas Speed Week Revival.

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They're Here!
November 29, 2011
They're Here!

More than 40 rare and vintage race cars, many valued in the millions, arrived in New Providence from the U.S. and the U.K. this weekend in anticipation of Bahamas Speed Week Revival.

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They're Here--Bahamas Speed Week Arrive
November 30, 2011
They're Here--Bahamas Speed Week Arrive

More than 40 rare and vintage race cars, many valued in the millions, arrived in Nassau from the U.S. and U.K. this weekend in anticipation of Bahamas Speed Week Revival. The 8-event, 5-day series kicks off on Wednesday when legendary driver Sir Stirling Moss and Governor General Sir Arthur Foulkes drive through the BTC gantry at Arawak Cay to the sound of a canon and the applause of locals, visit...

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December 02, 2011
Bahamas Speed Week cars shine as island tour kicks off events

NASSAU, Bahamas -- Forty of the world's most valuable classic race cars took a spin around the island of New Providence Thursday as onlookers throughout New Providence took to the streets, listening for the sound of powerful engines and ogling the gleaming high-octane assets.

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Speed Week Cars Shine On Island Tour
December 02, 2011
Speed Week Cars Shine On Island Tour

Forty of the world's most valuable classic race cars took a spin around the island of New Providence today as onlookers throughout New Providence took to the streets, listening for the sound of powerful engines and ogling the gleaming high-octane assets. Official photographer for today's island tour and Concours d'Elegance at Lyford Cay Club, Derek Smith, Jr., captured this image as the iconic vin...

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Prime Minister's Remarks - Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association AGM Luncheon
December 02, 2011
Prime Minister's Remarks - Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association AGM Luncheon

Address
Rt. Hon. Hubert A. Ingraham
Prime Minister
Bahamas Hotel & Tourism Association
2 December 2011

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PM Says Fire is Catastrophic
December 03, 2011
PM Says Fire is Catastrophic

Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham yesterday described the fire that destroyed the makeshift straw market, the historic Pompey Museum and other businesses in the downtown area as "catastrophic".

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A historic loss
December 03, 2011
A historic loss

This has been a year marked by powerful fires that ravaged historic businesses, communities, and now, culture. The fire that broke out early yesterday morning in downtown Nassau took the shell of the straw market already destroyed by Hurricane Irene earlier this year, as well as the two historical buildings that straddled it--the Pompey Museum and the historic St. Cuthbert's Church.

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December 05, 2011
Chee-A-Tow: BSW must make changes to be profitable

Attendance from the general public was disappointing, a chief organizer at Bahamas Speed Week (BSW) admitted, but the support of sponsors and local businesses should provide a bedrock to build upon in the future.

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December 04, 2011
PM: Fire Creates Development Opportunities

THE Government "will move expeditiously" to restore the part of downtown that was ravaged by fire last Friday, Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham confirmed, saying the fire which destroyed the historic Pompey Museum presented an opportunity for the redevelopment of the block as a "showpiece" in downtown Nassau.

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December 07, 2011
Catching Up With...Preston H. Albury Teacher of the Year

Being able to draw out a sense of creativity and seeing students transform the ordinary into the extraordinary are the motivational forces that drive Sheree Heastie.  She is teacher of the year from the Eleuthera high school, Preston H. Albury. 

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Bahamas Realty Launches Holiday Home Showcase
December 09, 2011
Bahamas Realty Launches Holiday Home Showcase

Bahamas Realty Ltd. launches it’s “Bahamas Realty Holiday Home Showcase”

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December 12, 2011
GB SHIPYARD GETS 'BETTER AND BETTER'

GRAND BAHAMA Shipyard's chairman, Carl-Gustaf Rotkirch, said the facility has "done better and better" every month throughout 2011, having gone 205 days without any health/safety incident this year.

And, speaking with staff at the Shipyard's annual Christmas luncheon last Thursday, Reuben Byrd, its senior vice-president of operations, discussed the importance of customer satisfaction and service...

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December 14, 2011
Restoring Crooked Island High School

Things are finally looking up for 14-year-old Danesha Daxon and the other 32 students of the Crooked Island High School. It has been more than three months since their school lay in waste in the wake of Hurricane Irene.

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December 17, 2011
Nadia Campbell Jewellery presents new collection following a year in Italy

Nadia Campbell - the sole designer and motivating force behind the Bahamian brand Nadia Campbell Jewellery - is known for her statement-making pieces through her use of innovative shapes and materials.
Now, after spending a year in Italy, she returns with a new collection of work which will be on display at the exhibition "Stones. Leather. Metal. Wood." this Wednesday, December 21, from 4 p.m. to ...

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December 20, 2011
2 Firearms Removed From Streets of New Providence - Police Arrest Male For Robbery

Nassau, Bahamas - Officers of the Mobile Division removed two (2) firearms from the streets of New Providence. Initial police reports indicate that around 1:45 pm on Monday 19th December, 2011 police received reports of gunshots being heard in the area of Mars Road, Golden Gates.

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December 20, 2011
Junkanoo Legend Breaks Down Costume Design

TO assist students with the construction of costumes for Junior Junkanoo, Junkanoo legend Dr Emmanuel Francis released a new how-to book last week at the Chapter One Bookstore.

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Saxons Win For Second Straight Year
December 27, 2011
Saxons Win For Second Straight Year

The Shell Saxons Superstars was declared the unofficial winner of the Boxing Day Junkanoo Parade in the A category - the second straight victory for the group.

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December 28, 2011
One Family response to Junkanoo results

Dear Editor,

The One Family Junkanoo and Community Organization congratulates the Shell Saxon Superstars on their Boxing Day 2011 victory. We also extend congratulations to all groups and participants who made the annual parade a wonderful experience for all.

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December 28, 2011
VALLEY BOYS VOW TO MAKE NEW YEAR PARADE COUNT

By AVA TURNQUEST

Tribune Staff Reporter

aturnquest@tribunemedia.net

VALLEY Boys deputy chairman Patrick Adderley yesterday pointed to an "inordinate" number of dancers as the reason for the Junkanoo group's defeat in the Boxing Day parade.

The A category group ranked fourth place behind defending champions Shell Saxon Superstars, who were declared the unofficial winners for the second straight...

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December 31, 2011
Multiplying possibilities for CARICOM

2011 wasn't just another year.  Powerful politicians went to jail, joblessness hardened into recession, and many of our assumptions about the status quo froze to death.  Some of us were inclined to laugh, but found dark sorrow everywhere our teardrops fell.

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January 03, 2012
Valley Boys take New Year's Day Victory

The Valley Boys was declared the unofficial winner of the 2012 New Year's Day Junkanoo Parade in the A category. Colours Entertainment once again won the B category, defeating the One Love Soldiers, this time by 191 points.

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January 02, 2012
Valley Boys Strike Back

Defending champions The Valley Boys have been declared the unofficial winners of the New Year's Day Junkanoo parade for a second straight year, redeeming themselves from a fourth place Boxing Day finish.

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January 05, 2012
Who's Watching Montagu Beach

Dear Editor,
 
Are the authorities aware that jet ski operators are using the nice new beach at the Montagu Park to launch their personal craft instead of the boat ramp?
Are there plans to prevent their trailers from traversing the beach?

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January 06, 2012
Jarrett Squares off with Moss on BEC

A former chairman of the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) is challenging claims that the company will break even in 2012. Al Jarrett, the retired banker and former chairman, said based on current figures there is no way BEC will come even close to turning a profit.

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January 05, 2012
Jet Skis Ruining Beach

EDITOR, The Tribune.

ARE the authorities aware that Jet Ski operators are using the nice new beach at the Montagu Park to launch their personal craft instead of the boat ramp?

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January 11, 2012
New Providence Police Remove 2 Weapons from the Streets

Police in New Providence removed both a shotgun and a handgun from the streets of New Providence.

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