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Eleven More Ministers Sworn In The final cabinet ministers have now been sworn in.

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Virtual Meeting with US Deputy Secretary of State, CARICOM Secretary General and CARICOM Ministers of Foreign Affairs
Virtual Meeting with US Deputy Secretary of State, CARICOM Secretary General and CARICOM Ministers of Foreign Affairs The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Public Service, the Honourable Fred A. Mitchell, represented The Bahamas at a Meeting held virtually with US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman, CARICOM Secretary General Carla Barnett and CARICOM Foreign Ministers. The meetings was convened on 21st September 2021, in the margins of the 76th United Nations General Assembly. The Meeting was presided over by Deputy Secretary of State, Wendy R. Sherman and Assistant Secretary, Brian Nichols.

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Eleven More Ministers Sworn In
Eleven More Ministers Sworn In The final cabinet ministers have now been sworn in.

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Minister of Health and Wellness plans to get COVID-19 under control
Minister of Health and Wellness plans to get COVID-19 under control Newly-appointed Minister of Health and Wellness the Hon. Dr. Michael Darville says the plan is to move swiftly to bring the COVID-19 situation under control, specifically at the country’s main medical facilities.

He made the statement following a tour of the Princess Margaret Hospital, the country’s tertiary medical care facility on New Providence, on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, the day after he was officially appointed to that post.

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Health Minister tours the Rand Memorial Hospital as part of assessment of health care facilities nation-wide
Health Minister tours the Rand Memorial Hospital as part of assessment of health care facilities nation-wide Newly appointed Minister of health and Wellness, the Hon. Dr. Michael Darville says there is a need to improve the bed shortages at the Rand Memorial Hospital to ensure that local residents who access the Rand have favorable medical outcomes.

“We have to improve the image; we have to improve the quality of health care delivery and we need to ensure that Grand Bahamians feel comfortable to come to the Rand Memorial Hospital without fear of being exposed to any form of infectious disease,” he said.

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Tropical Depression Peter Poorly Organized
Tropical Depression Peter Poorly Organized …POORLY ORGANIZED PETER EXPECTED TO TURN NORTHWARD TONIGHT…

AT 5 AM EDT, THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION PETER WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 21.5° NORTH AND LONGITUDE 66.1° WEST, OR 215 MILES NORTH OF SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO.

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Tropical Depression Rose Disorganized
Tropical Depression Rose Disorganized …DISORGANIZED ROSE MOVING NORTHWESTWARD OVER THE EASTERN ATLANTIC…

AT 6AM AST, THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION ROSE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 23.4° NORTH AND LONGITUDE 38.4° WEST,OR ABOUT 1065 MILES WEST-NORTHWEST OF THE CABO VERDE ISLANDS.

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Preparing for retirement is still important in a post covid world
Preparing for retirement is still important in a post covid world By: Jhanae Winter
Let’s be real, retirement is a luxury everyone can’t afford, but to those that want to and can, prepare for retirement, should start now!

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Tropical Storm Rose Barely A Storm
Tropical Storm Rose Barely A Storm …ROSE IS GOING THROUGH A ROUGH PATCH AND IS BARELY A TROPICAL STORM …

AT 11:00 AM AST, THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ROSE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 21.6° NORTH AND LONGITUDE 36.9° WEST OR ABOUT 925 MILES WEST-NORTHWEST OF THE CABO VERDE ISLANDS.

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Tropical Storm Peter Passes North of Puerto Rico
Tropical Storm Peter Passes North of Puerto Rico …PETER WEAKENING AS IT PASSES BY NORTH OF PUERTO RICO…

AT 11:00 AM AST, THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM PETER WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 19.9° NORTH AND LONGITUDE 64.7° WEST OR ABOUT 140 MILES NORTHEAST OF SAN JUAN PUERTO RICO OR ABOUT 430 MILES SOUTHEAST OF GRAND TURK, TURK AND CAICOS ISLANDS.

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Hundreds of deserving students to benefit from Bahamas Maritime Cadet Corps sponsorship
Hundreds of deserving students to benefit from Bahamas Maritime Cadet Corps sponsorship The national coordinator of a program that has turned out more than 2,000 participants today thanked Royal Caribbean Group for its new sponsorship which adds a hands-on-deck aspect that he described as a potential “game-changer that will make a difference in hundreds of Bahamian lives.”

Clayton Curtis, national coordinator of the Bahamas Maritime Cadet Corps (BMCC), the youth training arm of the Bahamas Maritime Authority, praised the cruise company for its support which includes scholarships for deserving cadets and making real-time experience on a ship possible for qualified graduates and some trainees.

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Tropical Storm Rose Begins To Weaken
Tropical Storm Rose Begins To Weaken …ROSE BEGINS TO WEAKEN…

AT 5:00 AM EDT, THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ROSE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 21.0° NORTH AND LONGITUDE 36.4° WESTOR 880 MILES WEST-NORTHWEST OF THE CABO VERDE ISLANDS.

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Tropical Strorm Peter is Disorganized
Tropical Strorm Peter is Disorganized …DISORGANIZED PETER IS PASSING TO THE NORTH OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS…

AT 5:00 AM EDT, THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM PETER WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 19.6° NORTH AND LONGITUDE 63.8° WESTOR 105 MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS.

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Tropical Storm Rose Running Out Of Time To Strengthen
Tropical Storm Rose Running Out Of Time To Strengthen ...ROSE RUNNING OUT OF TIME TO STRENGTHEN...

AT 5 PM EDT, THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ROSE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 18.4° NORTH AND LONGITUDE 34.4° WESTOR 720 MILES WEST-NORTHWEST OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CABO VERDE ISLANDS.

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Nine new Cabinet ministers sworn-in
Nine new Cabinet ministers sworn-in Prime Minister the Hon. Philip Davis today introduced the first set of new Cabinet ministers with portfolios covering the Attorney General, Foreign Affairs, Education, Works and Public Utilities, Health and Wellness, Government Affairs, Agriculture, National Security and Legal Affairs.

The nine ministers were sworn-in on Monday 20 September 2021 by Governor-General the Most Hon. Sir Cornelius A. Smith during ceremonies held at the Baha Mar Convention Center.

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Ten Cabinet Ministers Now Appointed
Ten Cabinet Ministers Now Appointed Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis has now selected ten of his Cabinet Members.

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SEVEN - DAY WEATHER FORECAST 21st September to 27th September, 2021
SEVEN - DAY WEATHER FORECAST 21st September to 27th September, 2021 GENERAL SITUATION: There will be little breaks from the soggy weather that has persisted during the past week as rich moisture along with deep troughing will keep an unsettled weather pattern over the Bahamas. A closed upper level low should evolve to an open-wave trough while lifting into the northeast Atlantic. A weak ridge will maintain light to moderate winds across the islands. Temperatures will continue to hand around the low 90’s with heat indices climbing into the triple digits. Residents are still being urged to remain hydrated due to scorching temperatures.

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FxPro Invests a further $12M in a new Regional Headquarters in The Bahamas
FxPro Invests a further 12M in a new Regional Headquarters in The Bahamas Globally renowned financial services holding company FxPro Group Limited is pleased to announce that it has broken ground for a new $12+ million-dollar office building at Lyford Cay. The ceremonial groundbreaking will be performed by John Rolle, Governor of The Central Bank of The Bahamas and Christina Rolle, Executive Director of the Securities Commission of The Bahamas, along with Nick Wright of FxPro Global Markets and Andrew Pike, BankPro Bahamas.

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BTVI Appoints Its First Vice President
BTVI Appoints Its First Vice President The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute continues to strengthen its executive team with the appointment of Dr. Linda Davis as its inaugural Vice President.

Dr. Davis, the Vice President of Academic Affairs, has served in higher education administration at the senior level for more than 20 years. Her journey has taken her from the College of The Bahamas (COB) to the former Wheelock College (Boston, MA, USA) and back to University of The Bahamas (UB), where most recently, she served as Provost.

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The Bahamas Receives 20 Nominations for Caribbean Journal Travelers’ Choice Awards 2021
The Bahamas Receives 20 Nominations for Caribbean Journal Travelers Choice Awards 2021 The world-renowned beauty and signature vacation experience offered by The Islands of The Bahamas have been commended for recognition at the upcoming Caribbean Journal Travelers’ Choice Awards 2021. From luxury resorts to pristine beaches, the country’s natural beauty and hospitality have captured the attention of readers of the Caribbean Journal.

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Tropical Storm Peter Passing North of Lesser Antilles
Tropical Storm Peter Passing North of Lesser Antilles NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL STORM PETER ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION, AT NOON SUNDAY 19TH, SEPTEMBER 2021

…DISHEVELED PETER EXPECTED TO PASS NORTH OF THE LESSER ANTILLES EARLY THIS WEEK …

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