Airline which veered off runway given warning

Airline which veered off runway given warning AN American airline that operated a plane that skidded off the runway at Grand Bahama International Airport in October last year has been issued a warning by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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Signs of Hope…Progress, Said Prime Minister Minnis
Signs of Hope€¦Progress, Said Prime Minister Minnis “There are many signs of hope, many signs of progress. This budget is a sign of progress,” said Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis in his closing remarks to the 2021/2022 budget debate.

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A Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Effect For Bimini
A Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Effect For Bimini The Bahamas Department of Meteorology has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from 12:00pm until 2:30pm, Thursday 24th June 2021.

A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Bimini along with its adjacent waters.

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$100,000 Donation From The Kate & Justin Rose Foundation Keeps Pages Turning
100,000 Donation From The Kate Justin Rose Foundation Keeps Pages Turning At least 300 children in the Over-the-Hill and Downtown communities are expected to benefit from Lend a Hand Bahamas’ recently revitalized literacy programme within the next year. This number will continue to increase following the donation of $100,000 to the non-profit organization from The Kate & Justin Rose Foundation.

The generous donation will directly support Lend a Hand’s after-school and weekend literacy programme efforts.

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Davis memoir 'Running Sideways' revealed
Davis memoir 'Running Sideways' revealed President of World Athletics pens foreword in intimate book with Bahamian roots and global reach.

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BAHAMAS LEADS OACPS PANEL DISCUSSIONS ON EU BLACKLISTING
BAHAMAS LEADS OACPS PANEL DISCUSSIONS ON EU BLACKLISTING Brussels, Belgium, (June 24, 2021) – The Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific responded to the resolution of the 111th OACPS Council of Ministers to organise a virtual seminar on Tax Matters and Anti Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism to discuss the state of play of member states and
brainstorm on a concerted OACPS action on the issue.

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Suncash Launches New Payments Card - $martpay!
Suncash Launches New Payments Card - martpay! With banks transitioning to cashless environments or exiting The Bahamas altogether, business owners now have an alternative, secure and transparent option to pay their employees via the new SunCash Payroll and $martPay Card.

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BTVI Revives Abaco Presence
BTVI Revives Abaco Presence As of the new academic year, the Patrick Bethel and S. C. Bootle High Schools in Abaco will be outfitted with four trade and computer labs costing approximately $100,000, which will be at the standard of the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER).

This move is a partnership with the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) by way of the government and was recently announced by a team of BTVI officials during a press conference in Abaco. The trade labs will be used for several disciplines including carpentry, plumbing, electrical, drywall and masonry classes.

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TOASTMASTERS CLUB 1600 HITS THE BIG SCREEN AT FUSION SUPERPLEX
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Fred Munnings: The music landscape has changed drastically for the worse - Defining "Bahamian" music
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Goombay and Rake and Scrape are locally and internationally recognized as “Bahamian music”.
These genres have transcended time and continue to maintain the authentic Bahamian feel, setting the country apart from other Caribbean Islands.

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Changes announced to curfew, domestic travel testing requirements and provisions for fully vaccinated
Changes announced to curfew, domestic travel testing requirements and provisions for fully vaccinated Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis today announced several changes to the Emergency Powers Order, including adjustments to curfews, testing requirements for domestic travel, travel health visa fees, wedding receptions, funeral services and provisions for fully vaccinated individuals.

Prime Minister Minnis said that progress achieved on the management of the virus during this current period has allowed to Government to make changes to the Emergency Powers Order.

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Dream Wild Helps Businesses Grow By Design
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From her design studio at Farrington House on Gladstone Road, owner De’Andra Fawkes-Hield builds clients’ brand awareness by imprinting logos, names and designs on high-quality tee-shirts, tote bags and other promotional items for individuals, schools and businesses.

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One million dollars for small businesses through Access Accelerator and Bahamas Entrepreneurial Venture Fund partnership
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BNT & Corona Beer Host Mangrove Cleanup at Bonefish Pond National Park
BNT Corona Beer Host Mangrove Cleanup at Bonefish Pond National Park The Bahamas National Trust (BNT) along with Corona Beer and Jimmy's Wines & Spirits (JWS) hosted a weekend mangrove cleanup at Bonefish Pond National Park (BPNP) in recognition of World Oceans Week.

The cleanup came on the heels of a week-long promotion that saw one dollar from every six-pack of Corona beer sold at Jimmy’s Wines & Spirits stores nationwide. Over $1,500 was raised by the promotion and donated to the BNT. “Corona was delighted to see the success of the promotion as it means more resources can be allocated to protecting The Bahamas’ natural resources” says Elena Gonzalez, Sales and Marketing Manager for AB InBev – the parent company of Corona.

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Tropical Storm Claudette Now Over Atlantic Ocean
Tropical Storm Claudette Now Over Atlantic Ocean THIS IS A NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL STORM CLAUDETTE ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE AT 12PM DST, MONDAY, 21ST JUNE, 2021.

…CLAUDETTE NOW LOCATED OVER THE WESTERN ATLANTIC OCEAN MOVING AWAY FROM THE UNITED STATES…

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New Perks for Vaccinated Persons
New Perks for Vaccinated Persons Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis announced the relaxation of a number of COVID-19 restrictions, including curfew changes and additional perks for fully vaccinated individuals.

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BTC Launches Family Plan Bundles
BTC Launches Family Plan Bundles BTC Chief Executive Officer Andre Foster announced the program on Friday during a press conference at JWP at The Pointe, calling it fixed mobile convergence and explaining that it is now available for every home in The Bahamas.

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Tropical Storm Claudette Update
Tropical Storm Claudette Update NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL STORM CLAUDETTE ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION, AT 6:00 AM MONDAY 21ST, JUNE 2021.

…CLAUDETTE REACHES TROPICAL STORM STRENGTH AGIN …

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Potential Tropical Cyclone Three
Potential Tropical Cyclone Three NEWS ITEM ON POTENTIAL TROPICAL CYCLONE THREE, ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION AT 6AM EDT, FRIDAY 18THJUNE 2021.

...POTENTIAL TROPICAL CYCLONE THREE EXPECTED TO BRING HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLOODING TO THE NORTHERN GULF COAST STARTING LATER TODAY...

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Men: 7 Secrets to Feeling Great as You Age - Advice for preventing and treating health issues
Men: 7 Secrets to Feeling Great as You Age - Advice for preventing and treating health issues Many people once made the assumption that Bahamian men had little to no interest in health issues, but fortunately, this misconception is changing based on the overwhelmingly positive responses to annual conferences hosted by the Ministry of Health on “Male Health.” Bahamian men today want to feel good as they get older, but to do so, they need to be knowledgeable about the risks that naturally rise with age and be willing to embrace preventive, healthy habits.

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"I wouldn't know how to cook grits" - Lessons from Dad
I wouldn't know how to cook grits - Lessons from Dad By: Jhanae Winter
Three young women share lessons they've learned from their dad and why they appreciate his presence in their lives.

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