Bahamas Ferries offers freight service directly to Marsh Harbour, adds in new vessel to fleet

Bahamas Ferries offers freight service directly to Marsh Harbour, adds in new vessel to fleet Bahamas Ferries has rolled out freight services into Marsh Harbour, Abaco with the addition of its newest vessel, the M/V Inagua Spray...

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Government hosts Recreational Fisheries Workshop
The Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries opened a recreational fisheries workshop at BAIC headquarters, Wednesday comprising 30 experts from 12 Caribbean countries. It was the Sixth Meeting of joint Western Central Atlantic Fishery Commission (WECAFC), Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism...

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Engineering and technology summer camp comes to Grand Bahama
Registration open now until June 30, sponsorship available for Family Island students... The Bahamas Engineering and Technology Advancement (BETA) Group has announced it will host this year's BETA Camp on Grand Bahama for the first time...

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MBO Partners with ALIV for 2017 Miss World Bahamas Pageant
MBO Partners with ALIV for 2017 Miss World Bahamas Pageant Partnership will help brand reach ambitious goals in year of innovation and technological advancement

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Government Committed to Support of UWI School of Clinical Medicine and Research, Bahamas Campus
Minister of Health Dr. the Hon. Duane Sands said the Government remains committed to its support of the University of the West Indies School of Clinical Medicine and Research (The Bahamas) programme, which includes provision per student of $13,400 of the $20,000 per annum tuition, along with a monthly stipend, and the subsidies of the salaries of the lecturers...

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Johnson Scores Latest Technology at GBPA BootCamp
The BTC SME and Enterprise teams were happy to be part of the Grand Bahama Port Authority's Boot-camp to support Business on Grand Bahama Island. This free event was hosted by the GBPA and supported by many corporate sponsors like BTC's Northern Service...

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New Providence Water Development Company (NPWDCo) Establishes New Home Base at Old Fort Bay
For residents in Western New Providence, the New Providence Water Development Company (NPWDCo) has been the provider of safe, reliable water supply and wastewater services for many years...

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BCA Board pays courtesy call to the Minister of Workd
On June 16, 2017, the Bahamian Contractors Association (BCA) paid a courtesy call on the new Minister of Works, the Honourable T. Desmond Bannister and members of his team...

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The former Progressive Liberal Party Administration “cost the country” more than $32Million dollars in potential insurance payouts from Hurricane Matthew because of its “gross and stunning incompetence,” Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert Alexander Minnis told Parliament June 20, 2017...

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OPM/NEMA Partner on Emergency Alert Pilot Programme
The Office of the Prime Minister’s Economic Development and Planning Unit has been working closely with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to launch an Emergency Alert Mass Notification Pilot Project...

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Bahamas Ambassador Jackson Delivers CARICOM Statement
H.E. Rhoda M. Jackson, Ambassador/Permanent Representative of The Bahamas to the United Nations, Geneva, on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, delivered the historic, inaugural statement of the Caribbean Community...

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DPM Tells Champion Athletes to Stay Focused
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest, encouraged athletes to continue to remain focused during the GBSSAA/GBPSAA Awards Presentation 2017 on Friday, June 16...

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Morton Salt Executives have discussion with Labour Minister
Senior executives of Morton Salt, Inc., Kevin Brad Morris and Vivian Moultrie, recently met with the Minister of Labour, Senator the Hon. Dion A. Foulkes at the Department of Labour on Rosetta Street.

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Jennifer Isaacs-Dotson sworn in as a Senator
Jennifer Isaacs-Dotson (left) was sworn in as a Senator, June 22, 2017 at the Senate...

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World is abuzz with activities as millions get active on Olympic Day
World is abuzz with activities as millions get active on Olympic Day Today – 23 June – is Olympic Day! Spurred on by the Olympic Movement, close to six million people across the globe, young and old alike, are reversing the trend away from sport and are moving, jumping...

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The Blair Laptop Project
Exactly one month ago on May 22nd 2017, the Minister of Education, Hon. Jeffrey L. Lloyd, visited Gambier and Adelaide Primary Schools, and publically expressed the desires of the teachers who had asked for more technology in the classroom...

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Staff Questioned Under Police Caution
Staff Questioned Under Police Caution The Department of Education categorically refutes circulating media reports about the arrest of three Ministry of Education employees, now reportedly in Police custody, involving the alleged stealing of $245,000.00...

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Bahamas Waste Launches Social Media Competition to Recognize Garbage Technicians
If cleanliness is indeed next to Godliness, then the hardworking garbage technicians at Bahamas Waste are closer to heaven than any of us...

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Back for its incredible 13th year the Freeport Rugby Club English Premier League Soccer Camp started last week. The week-long camp has been recognized as one of the best values for summer time activity for children in Grand Bahama

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PM's Father's Day Message: Country Needs Stronger Families and Stronger Fathers
PM's Father's Day Message: Country Needs Stronger Families and Stronger Fathers Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert Minnis said the best way for The Bahamas to resolve its social ill challenges is to have more Godly role models to strengthen the Bahamian family. In his short address at a Father’s Day Thanksgiving service at Calvary Temple, Grand Bahama...

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DPM says Government Values Natural Alliance between U.S. and The Bahamas
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest said the Government of The Bahamas seeks cooperative security, social and economic advancement and a healthy Bahamian culture as all Governments should seek. “And as such, we appreciate the United States Embassy...

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