Press Releases

Sebastien now moving Northeastward across the Central Atlantic

November 21, 2019

NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL STORM SEBASTIEN ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION AT 6 PM THURSDAY 21ST NOVEMBER 2019...

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The Bahamas Department of Correctional Services holds its Long Service & Good Conduct Award Ceremony

November 21, 2019

The Bahamas Department of Correctional Services held its Long Service & Good Conduct Award Ceremony in the Lower Grounds, Government House, Thursday, November 21, 2019. Governor General His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith presented the medals to officers serving 18 to 30 years of Faithful and Dedicated Service. The Hon. Marvin Dames, Minister of National Security brought remarks...

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Over 1500 Students from Grand Bahama and Abaco to Benefit from BTC Support

November 21, 2019

Company Teams Up to Implement Virtual Learning for Students Impacted by Hurricane Dorian...

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PHA Signs a Contract for the Next Phase of the Urgent & Emergency Care Project

November 21, 2019

The Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) has signed a $3.6 million contract with Inline Project Company for the next phase of construction and renovation works to the Urgent & Emergency Care Project for New Providence. The signing was held at the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) Boardroom on Wednesday, November 20, 2019...

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Sebastien expected to become a Hurricane by tonight
Sebastien expected to become a Hurricane by tonight

November 21, 2019

NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL STORM SEBASTIEN ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION, AT 12PM, THURSDAY, 21ST NOVEMBER, 2019...

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House Members Join Millions around the Globe in Celebrating World (Universal) Children’s Day

November 21, 2019

Members of the House of Assembly on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, joined millions of persons around the globe in observing World (Universal) Children’s Day...

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BTVI Receives Donations for Marlin Marine

November 21, 2019

The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) recently received a generous donation of 19 cases of safety goggles and 49 cases of vinyl hoses from Marlin Marine...

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Social Services Minister Outlines New Ways Being Used to Promote Child Protection

November 21, 2019

Representatives from across the government sector combined forces Tuesday (November 19) to host a POP-UP Festival at the Columbus Primary School in the lead-up to celebrations of World (Universal) Children’s Day...

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Castrol Quote of the Day: November 21, 2019
Castrol Quote of the Day: November 21, 2019

November 21, 2019

"BUY 4 5-GALLON PAILS OF CASTROL CRB 15W40 PLUS
Diesel Multigrade Motor Oil... was $128, now $103 each -
VAT included and the FALL 2019 OIL CHANGE SPECIAL*
continues starting at just 52 bucks, parts & labour included!"
*Certain restrictions apply.

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CWCO Generator Helps Restore Government Operations in Abaco

November 20, 2019

NEMA recently received a generator that will reliably power its Abaco headquarters, allowing them to facilitate the government’s essential daily duties organising relief and restoration work across Abaco...

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Wendy’s Celebrates 50 Years

November 20, 2019

Wendy’s Bahamas paid tribute last week to its late founder, Dave Thomas. On Friday November 15th Wendy’s celebrated 50 years since the 1st restaurant was opened in Ohio. Dave’s core values; “Quality is our Recipe, Do the Right Thing, Treat People with Respect, Profit is Not a Dirty Word and Give Something Back” were the core themes of Wendy’s Bahamas Founder’s Week 2019...

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PHA Goes Live with Phase 2 of Infor CloudSuite Financial Implementation
PHA Goes Live with Phase 2 of Infor CloudSuite Financial Implementation

November 20, 2019

The Public Hospitals Authority achieved a significant milestone on November 1st this year, when phase two (2) of the financial modules of its Integrated Health Information Management System (iHIMS) project went live. Previously on July 1, Phase 1 of the project, General Ledger and Supplier Portal, was completed. The iHIMS project was restarted last February after a brief hiatus. The restart of the project occurred subsequent to the Authority renegotiating its original Finance and Supply Chain implementation contract with INFOR resulting in more favourable terms for the PHA relative to costs, system capabilities and access to additional application modules in the future at discounted prices...

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Transparency highlighted in Tokyo 2020 Olympic boxing regulations
Transparency highlighted in Tokyo 2020 Olympic boxing regulations

November 20, 2019

Following consultation with athletes, the IOC Boxing Task Force has confirmed today that the Technical & Competition Rules to be applied at the Olympic Boxing Qualifying Events and the boxing tournament at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will include the end-of-round display of scoring and other measures aimed at increasing clarity, transparency and integrity.

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Victims of Brain Injury Now Given a Voice

November 20, 2019

Don’t text and drive, don’t drink & drive, wear a helmet, control your hypertension and stress, may all seem like such cliché directives. Directives, often ignored until there is a collision or sudden rupture in the brain and instantly these cliché statements unfortunately become; if only he or she had or had not...

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Sebastien maintains intensity. Expected to turn North soon

November 20, 2019

NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL STORM SEBASTIEN, ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION AT 12 PM EST WEDNESDAY 20TH NOVEMBER 2019...

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Australia fires: 'Catastrophic' alerts in South Australia and Victoria

November 20, 2019

Heat and winds are threatening to widen Australia's bushfire crisis, with three states warned to expect their worst conditions of the season so far...

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Sebastien a little stronger
Sebastien a little stronger

November 20, 2019

NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL STORM SEBASTIEN, ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION AT 6 AM, WEDNESDAY 20TH NOVEMBER 2019...

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Castrol Quote of the Day: November 20, 2019
Castrol Quote of the Day: November 20, 2019

November 20, 2019

"BUY 4 5-GALLON PAILS OF CASTROL CRB 15W40 PLUS
Diesel Multigrade Motor Oil... was $128, now $103 each -
VAT included and the FALL 2019 OIL CHANGE SPECIAL*
continues starting at just 52 bucks, parts & labour included!"
*Certain restrictions apply.

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Nygard Tries To Dodge Jail Term
Nygard Tries To Dodge Jail Term

November 20, 2019

LAWYERS for Canadian tycoon Peter Nygard filed an urgent application on Monday to appeal Justice Ruth Bowe-Darville’s decision last Friday to jail the fashion designer for 90 days and fine him...

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AML Launches 4th Annual ‘Feed 5000 Families’ Initiative With The Goal To Raise $150K For Families in Need

November 19, 2019

Today, officials from AML Foods Limited officially launched the company’s 4th Annual Feed 5000 Families holiday giveback. Executives also announced that the company will jumpstart their goal of raising $150,000 with a $30,000 donation towards the initiative in celebration of their 30th year Anniversary...

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