US guest fined for Atlantis assaults

US guest fined for Atlantis assaults AN American visitor was spared an immediate prison sentence yesterday after he admitted to assaulting two Atlantis employees over the weekend...

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Agriculture Minister Meets 2017 Youth Summer Sailing Club Participants
Thirty youths participating in the Ministry of Agriculture’s 2017 Summer Sailing Club Programme met the Minister of Agriculture & Fisheries, the Hon. Renward Wells, at the dock on Montagu Beach, July 21...

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Agriculture Minister Tours 2017 Cooperative Youth Entrepreneur Summer Programme
Minister of Agriculture & Marine Resources, the Hon. Renward Wells toured the 2017 Cooperative Youth Entrepreneur Summer Programme, an initiative of the Ministry's "Youth Embracing Excellence Successfully...

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Bahamas Strikes Gold on Last Night of Bahamas Youth Games
Bahamas Strikes Gold on the last night at the Commonwealth...

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Statement by PLP's Chairman Bradley Roberts-Shameful & Disgraceful treatment by FNM Government
Statement by PLP's Chairman Bradley Roberts-Shameful Disgraceful treatment by FNM Government Shameful & Disgraceful treatment of NIB Executives by Minnis FNM Government...This past Friday morning I attended the Home Going service of well-known giant in Obstetrics and Gynecology; an Public Health Dr. Baldwin William Carey at Christ Church Cathedral...

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GB Minister spoke on Small Business Development at OAS Gathering in Washington D.C.
Minister of State for Grand Bahama in the Office of the Prime Minister, the Hon. Kwasi Thompson visited Washington D.C. this past Friday where he addressed participants in a Small Business Development Center Study Tour, sponsored by The Organization of American States...

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Commonwealth Youth Games Past Week Photos
Commonwealth Youth Games this past week...

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Ministry of Labour responds to Temporary Hotel Closure
The RIU Palace Paradise Island Hotel will temporarily close from 24 July to 28 October 2017 for a $25 million dollar renovation. The renovation includes hotel rooms, restaurants and public spaces...

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GB Hospital Returning to Normal; Minister Applauds Staff's Effective Emergency Response
Cleanup at the Rand Memorial Hospital is underway since the kitchen fire and evacuation on Friday, July 21. And 20 of the 48 patients evacuated to Christ the King, have been returned, said Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Duane Sands, during a press briefing on Sunday afternoon, July 23, 2017...

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State-Recognized Funeral for the late Cleophas Adderley
At the State-Recognized Funeral for the late Cleophas Adderley at Christ Church Cathedral on Saturday morning, July 22, 2017 -- Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling was in attendance...

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BTC Northern VP Honoured with Rotary Award of Appreciation
BTC Northern VP Honoured with Rotary Award of Appreciation Over many nears, the collaborative relationship between BTC and Rotary Organizations on Grand Bahama has facilitated countless community service projects across the island...

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Governor-General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling signs Book of Condolence
Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling signs the Book of Condolence for the late Cleophas Adderley at Holy Trinity Church on Friday, July 21, 2017...

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Donte Armbrister: Bahamian Tennis Player at Commonwealth Youth Games
Fifteen-year-old Donte Armbrister started playing tennis from the age of 6. He enjoyed learning the game and practiced frequently for three years as a recreational player initially, then eventually graduated to playing on a competitive level in the sport he currently has come to love...

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Urban Renewal Summer Campers Learning About Bahamian Culture
Some 100 plus children are enrolled in Fort Charlotte’s Urban Renewal Summer Camp and although now into week two, the numbers continue to swell...

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Move Toward Sustainable Energy with Solarization Programme
The Government of The Bahamas’ intention to launch “an ambitious, solarization programme” in The Bahamas over the next five years is expected to result in numerous benefits for The Bahamas as a Small Island Developing State (SIDS) as well as assist in slowing adverse effects of climate change which include more extreme weather patterns and rising sea levels...

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Bahamas make sporting history as Commonwealth Youth Games competition reaches half-way mark
Bahamas make sporting history as Commonwealth Youth Games competition reaches half-way mark With the first three days of competition concluded, the Bahamas 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games, which close this Sunday 23 July, reach their half-way point...

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Disruptive Digital Economies and the Future of the Digital Economy Engage Delegates
Another interesting and informative day of discussion at CANTO 2017. One Panel discussion was: Can Telco's take advantage of the disruptive digital economy (DDE)? The Moderator of the panel was Javier Rua, ICT Legal Council and the panelists...

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CANTO 2017-Ministers from Around the Region Talk
The Ministerial round table saw a wide range of representation from throughout the region with ministers involved in the panel discussion including the Hon. Marlon Penn, Junior Minister, Trade and Investment Promotion, BVI; the Hon. Andrew Wheatley, Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Jamaica; the Hon. Catherine Hughes...

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Statement from Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Consulate General Miami
Statement from Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Consulate General Miami The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has advised that The Bahamas Consulate General Miami has relocated as of Monday July 24th and is open to the public...

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Weather Forecast July 24-July 30, 2017
Weather Forecast July 24-July 30, 2017 Upper level troughing will enhance some showers or thunderstorms over the Bahamas as it lingers near or over the area today through the weekend. Broad surface high pressure continues over the area while meandering between Florida and the NW Bahamas throughout the weekend...

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Bahamians Wins Two Bronze for Judo at Commonwealth Youth Games
The Bahamas has made its way into the competitive world of international Judo, on July 19th, at the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games, held at the Thomas A. Robinson Stadium with Kara Hanna, a blue belt, and Mya Beneby, a purple belt, both emerging global competitors with bronze medals.

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