Man shot dead on South Beach Drive

Police are investigating the nation's latest murder after a man was shot dead on Monday morning.

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs Statement on Texas Shooting
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Statement on Texas Shooting The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is following the news of the shooting incident at the Santa Fe High School in Galveston County, Texas, just outside of Houston.

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Airplane Crash in Cuba, Ministry Of Foreign Affairs Notice
Airplane Crash in Cuba, Ministry Of Foreign Affairs Notice The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is following the news about the airplane crash in Cuba, where it was reported that some 100 persons have died and three have survived. Contact has been made with The Bahamas Embassy in Havana and there are no known Bahamian casualties.

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A Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Effect for Andros and Grand Bahama
A Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Effect for Andros and Grand Bahama A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR ANDROS, GRAND BAHAMA AND THEIR ADJACENT WATERS.

AT 12:15AM LIGHTNING DETECTOR, RADAR AND SATELLITE IMAGERY DEPICTED CLUSTERS OF HEAVY SHOWERS WITH EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS MOVING TOWARDS AND ACROSS THE WATCH AREAS.

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Prime Minister announced National Endowment Fund to preserve culture and heritage
Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert A. Minnis announced the establishment of a National Endowment Fund to help preserve the heritage and culture of The Bahamas, among other things.

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DPM urges technical students to hold onto their dreams
Hold onto your dreams, invest in yourself and take risks, were the encouraging words from Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest during ‘Technical Education Awareness Week’ of Total Education Center on Thursday, May 17, 2018.

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New Providence Nominees for 'Primary School Student of the Year' Awarded Medals
New Providence Nominees for 'Primary School Student of the Year' were awarded medals at a special ceremony at Government House on Thursday, May 17, 2018.

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Tourism's Parliamentary Secretary Travis Robinson Welcomed US Travel Agents to The Bahamas
Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism Travis Robinson (centre) welcomed to The Bahamas a group of travel agents from Atlanta, Georgia, and New York City, along with Sandals Royal Bahamian and Ministry of Tourism sales and marketing teams.

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UB key to national development, PM says as he opens Franklyn R. Wilson Graduate Centre
Delivering the Keynote Address at the Official Opening of the Franklyn R. Wilson Graduate Centre at the University of The Bahamas, Prime Minister Dr. the Hon Hubert A. Minnis said that the growth of the institution is essential to national development.

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Severe Weather Warning is in effect for Grand Bahama, sandy point, abaco and their adjacent waters.
Severe Weather Warning is in effect for Grand Bahama, sandy point, abaco and their adjacent waters. The bahamas department of meteorology has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from 2:45pm until 4:45pm friday 18th may 2018.

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A Severe Thunderstorm Warning Is In Effect For Andros And Grand Bahama, While A Severe Thunderstorm Watch Is Now In Effect For Exuma And Their Adjacent Waters.
A Severe Thunderstorm Warning Is In Effect For Andros And Grand Bahama, While A Severe Thunderstorm Watch Is Now In Effect For Exuma And Their Adjacent Waters. The bahamas department of meteorology has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from 5:00pm until 8:00pm friday 18th may 2018.

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Caribbean Bottling Company Donates $2,500 to Seahorse Institute
CBC Donated $1 for Every Powerade Bottle Placed Into School’s Recycling Bin During Autism Awareness Month.

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CSOs Press for Progress on Transparency and Anti-Corruption Initiatives
While commending the government for several milestones in transparent governance over the past year such as the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) workshops, the enactment of the whistleblowers provision and the introduction of the Integrity Commission, Fiscal Responsibility and Ombudsman Bills, a consortium of civil society groups are...

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Labour Department Held Compliance and Procedure Seminar for Trade Union Leaders
The Regulatory and Compliance Unit of the Department of Labour, in the Ministry of Labour, hosted a one-day seminar for persons enrolled in Trade Unions on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at The Bahamas Communications and Public Officers Union (BCPOU) building.

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Thyroid Disorders Commonly Underdiagnosed, Putting Patients at Risk for Various Diseases
Cleveland Clinic Florida Details New Advanced Screening, Treatment Options

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Valley Boys Pay Courtesy Call on the Governor General
The Valley Boys Junkanoo Group, celebrating 60 years, called upon Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling...

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Bahamas First Announces RUSH Scholarship with BTVI
Insurance and community leader Bahamas First is continuing its legacy of
pioneering opportunities for Bahamians by establishing the Bahamas First RUSH Scholarship at Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI). The company will offer two full scholarships, inclusive of tuition and fees, to one candidate seeking to study Auto Collision Repair (4 semesters) and to another to study Auto Mechanics (5 semesters). The application deadline for both scholarships is Saturday, June 30th.

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A Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Effect for Grand Bahama, Abaco, Exuma and Long Island
A Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Effect for Grand Bahama, Abaco, Exuma and Long Island A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR GRAND BAHAMA, ABACO, THE EXUMA, LONG ISLAND, RAGGED ISLAND AND THEIR ADJACENT WATERS.

AT 6:20AM LIGHTNING DETECTOR, RADAR AND SATELLITE IMAGERY DEPICTED CLUSTERS AND LINES OF HEAVY SHOWERS WITH EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORM MOVING OVER AND TOWARDS THOSE ISLANDS.

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