Bank Donates $100,000 to Red Cross, Announces Concessions for Staff and Clients

A hundred thousand dollars and financial concessions to contribute to Hurricane Dorian relief efforts were announced by CIBC FirstCaribbean during a presentation at the Bahamas Red Cross headquarters recently...

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Ambassador of the Hellenic Republic Paid Courtesy Call on Minister Elsworth Johnson
Ambassador of the Hellenic Republic, Stella Bezirtzouglou paid a courtesy call on Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and Immigration the Hon. Elsworth Johnson at the Ministry, September 19, 2019...

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Ambassador Designate of the Hellenic Republic Presented Credentials at Government House
Governor General His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith received Letters of Credence from Her Excellency Stella Bezirtzoglou, Non-Resident Ambassador Designate of the Hellenic Republic to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas during a presentation at Government House on Wednesday, September 18, 2019...

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Bank Donates $100,000 to Red Cross, Announces Concessions for Staff and Clients
A hundred thousand dollars and financial concessions to contribute to Hurricane Dorian relief efforts were announced by CIBC FirstCaribbean during a presentation at the Bahamas Red Cross headquarters recently...

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Atlanta Holds A Day of Prayer For The Bahamas
Atlanta, Georgia… It was an emotional evening at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia on Tuesday, Sept 18, 2019 as representatives from the diplomatic corps, civil rights moment, and Caribbean diaspora joined icon Xernona Clayton, Bahamas Consul General Astra Armbrister-Rolle and members of the Bahamas Christian Council to pledge support during a night of prayer for The Bahamas...

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Protests in Pakistan's Kasur after boys' bodies found
Angry crowds have protested in the Pakistani district of Kasur after the bodies of three boys were found...

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Prime Minister Minnis Addressed a National Prayer Service in Hurricane Dorian's Aftermath
Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis along with clergy from various denominations and Leader of the Opposition the Hon. Philip Davis addressed a National Prayer Service at Bahamas Faith Ministries International on Wednesday evening, September 18, 2019 in a moment of reflection on the passage of Category 5 Hurricane Dorian...

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Prime Minister Minnis and former US President Bill Clinton discuss Hurricane Dorian relief efforts
Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis spoke today (18 September) by phone with former United States President Bill Clinton to discuss Hurricane Dorian relief efforts on the affected islands of Abaco and Grand Bahama...

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Castrol Quote of the Day: September 19, 2019
"If you have experienced severe flooding issues at home,
particularly where you park your car, all fluids must be drained by
a qualified mechanic. Do not attempt to start your car before this is done.
Let it dry out or contact BSG service department."

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NIB Simplifies Replacement Smart Card Process for Existing Card Holders of Grand Bahama and Abaco
NIB Simplifies Replacement Smart Card Process for Existing Card Holders of Grand Bahama and Abaco The National Insurance Board’s (NIB) Registration Department is proactively working to assist with issuing replacement National Insurance (NI) smart cards to residents of Abaco and Grand Bahama who would have lost their cards during Hurricane Dorian.

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Hot Meals for Thousands as BTC Teams up with World Central Kitchen
As thousands of Bahamians continue to be in need of food, water and shelter, The Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC), through the Cable & Wireless Charitable Foundation (CWCF), today announced its partnership with World Central Kitchen (WCK). BTC presented WCK with a check in the amount of US$25,000 to help the organization with the cost of providing meals to displaced families...

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Facebook Unveils its Plan for Oversight BFacebookoard
Facebook has unveiled its plan to create an independent "oversight" board to make decisions over how the network is moderated.

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NEMA in Grand Bahama Provides Updates on Hurricane Dorian Relief Efforts
NEMA in Grand Bahama Provides Updates on Hurricane Dorian Relief Efforts In an effort to expedite and improve the overall aid distribution on Grand Bahama, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in Grand Bahama has requested additional resources from the U.S. Coast Guard and the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) to support logistics, warehouse management and distribution...

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Campbell: Social Services operating 'business as usual' while playing key role in Hurricane Dorian relief effort
Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell said Tuesday that the services, assistance and programmes offered by the Ministry, through its various Departments and Divisions, have been operating “business as usual” -- even while staff continue to play leading roles in the relief efforts in the aftermath of the monster hurricane, Dorian...

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Grand Bahama Minister Assures Continuation of Major Projects; Lists Government Offices Open for Business
Residents of Grand Bahama were told the announcement and signing of a Heads of Agreement between the government of The Bahamas and Carnival Cruises will be held in the near future...

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SEW ‘N SEWS QUILT Show 2019
The Sew ’N Sews quilting group is making preparations for its third show at Doongalik Studios which will open on Saturday, October 5 from 4-6pm...

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Castrol Quote of the Day: September 18, 2019
"After a storm, be sure to check all fluid levels in your car's engine.
Any amount of water in the brake system for example, could lead to
serious situations on the road. Our service department is open
from 8 to 5 on weekdays."

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BPL Load Shedding Notice - Evening, August 30, 2019
The Bahamas Power and Light Company Limited (BPL) wishes to notify customers in the areas listed below that load shedding is scheduled to be conducted in their areas today...

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RMS Insurance Hole-in-One Tournament set for September 27
The 2019 Bahamas Professional Golf Tour (BPGT) Signature Golf Classics swings into the fourth round with the RMS Insurance Hole-in-One Tournament at the Royal Blue Golf Club at the Baha Mar Resort on Friday, September 27, at 2.30 pm...

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Ambassador-Designate of Romania Presented Letters of Credentials at Government House
His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith, Governor General, received Letters of Credentials from Her Excellency Gentiana Serbu, Non-Resident Ambassador-Designate of the Government of Romania to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas during Presentation at Government House on Tuesday, September 17, 2019...

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Don’t Get Left In The Dark - Open Submissions for Black Out: Art in the Dark
In response to Nassau’s excessive blackouts and load shedding, the Creative Center is encouraging artists of all mediums to create pieces of work by lantern or candle light for its upcoming exhibition, Black Out: Art in the Dark...

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