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BIMS to host first ever manufacturers conference

October 12, 2017

Bahamian manufacturers will get the ultimate leg up on their global competitors, thanks to the creators of Bahamas Investment and Manufacturing Solutions (BIMS). The organization is set to host its first one-day intensive conference for the industry on Friday, October 21 at the British Colonial [...]
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Sustainable Energy consortium welcomes working with govt

October 12, 2017

Sustainable Energy, a consortium that includes Alternative Power Supply, said yesterday they welcome the opportunity to work with the Bahamas government to find the best solutions for the energy crisis that will include renewables in the mix. The statement followed a report in a daily [...]
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Bait the children

October 12, 2017

Reverend Diana Francis said Jesus said it all when he said, "Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not." She says Jesus' desire has always been that children should be reached out to, something she said that's not as popular as [...]
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Mizpah Bosfield

October 12, 2017

Funeral Service for the late Mizpah Bosfield age 88 years of #14 Parker Street and formerly of Clarence Town, Long Island will be held on Friday, 13th October, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at St Mary The Virgin Anglican Church, Virginia Street. Officiating will be Father [...]
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God will not leave his people to sink

October 12, 2017

"If you play the fool and exalt yourself, or if you plan evil, clap your hand or your mouth! For as churning cream produces butter, and as twisting the nose produces blood, so stirring up anger produces strife." - Proverbs 30: 32-33 The collection of [...]
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Vera Flowers

October 12, 2017

Funeral Service for the late Vera Flowers age 99 years of #1 Garden Hills and formerly of Governor's Harbour Eleuthera will be held on Friday, 13th October, 2017 at 10 a.m. at St Mathew's Anglican Church, Shirley Street Officiating will be Canon Crosley Walkine. Interment [...]
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Allow for grief and suffering when going through divorce

October 12, 2017

Marriage is permanent. Individuals are to enter marriage with an unwavering commitment to keep it for life. However, I realize that due to weaknesses in humans, I believe caused by sin, divorce in some cases is inevitable. Several years ago I wrote that couples are [...]
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The church and money

October 12, 2017

It is true that there are ministries and pastors who live lavish lifestyles and some who have abused their position, but a closer examination of the facts reveals something quite different. The truth of the matter is that the vast majority of churches struggle to [...]
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Lois Cynthia Turnquest

October 12, 2017

Funeral Service for the late Lois Cynthia Turnquest age 82 years of #16 Swordfish Road, Stapledon Gardens and formerly of Rock Sound Eleuthera will be held on Saturday, 14th October, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. at Zion Baptist Church, Shirley Street. Officiating will be The Rev. [...]
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Minnis warns illegal migrants

October 12, 2017

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday warned all illegal migrants in The Bahamas that they have until December 31 to leave the country, after which they would be "aggressively pursued and deported". "This applies to all nationalities," he said. "Those Bahamians and residents who employ [...]
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Elvardo Boodle

October 12, 2017

Elvardo Boodle Age 39 Years of Ida Street died At The Princess Margaret Hospital On Wednesday October 4th, 2017. He is survived by his mother: Paranell Boodle; father: Vernal Moss; step mother: Leanna; children: Elysha Boodle, Lashana Smith, Mavado Boodle, Elvardo Deon Boodle (Nathan), Tanaj [...]
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Minnis blames PLP for current crime state

October 12, 2017

As he wrapped up debate in the House of Assembly thanking the governor general for the Speech from the Throne, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday charged that the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) laid the foundation for crime in The Bahamas after it turned a [...]
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Joseph Knowles

October 12, 2017

Joseph Knowles age 72 years of Christie Ave died on October 10 2017 at his residence. He is survived by his wife: Hazel Knowles; Two (2) Sons: Jetro and Dwight Knowles; Two (2) Daughters: Vandamae Rolle & Jennifer Miller;Sisters: Winnifred Allan, Donnamae Saunders and Vinacha [...]
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Retried Prison Officer Cpl Hubert Lutton Peterson

October 12, 2017

Retried Prison Officer Cpl Hubert Lutton Peterson age 72 years of #24 Gleniston Ave. died at his residence on Monday October, 9th, 2017. He is survived by his wife: Sylvia Louise Peterson; sons: Ernest and Randy Peterson; sisters: Helen Forbes, Dorothy Rahming, Mildred Mullings and [...]
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Govt locked into 500,000 a year lease for agency

October 12, 2017

Minister of Public Works Desmond Bannister revealed yesterday that the former government entered into a seven-year agreement, totaling over $500,000 a year, to lease the Penn's Builders Square compound to house a government agency that performs many of the same statutory functions as the National [...]
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Halkitis dismisses DPM's 'reckless' claim on spending

October 12, 2017

Former Minister of State for Finance Michael Halkitis yesterday denied allegations by Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest that the Christie administration diverted more than $40 million of the $150 million borrowed for hurricane relief last year to "buy an election win". Halkitis called the claims [...]
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Bannister: Straw Market Authority was mismanaged

October 12, 2017

Minister of Public Works Desmond Bannister yesterday cited grave concerns with the financial management of the Straw Market Authority (SMA), revealing that the former directors and board members awarded themselves Christmas bonuses despite no provisions in the law for such awards. Bannister, who has ministerial [...]
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Davis: Former ministers seeking legal advice over DPM's statements

October 12, 2017

Opposition Leader Philip Brave Davis yesterday indicated that some members of the former Christie Cabinet are seeking legal advice with a view to taking legal action, following the "egregious" allegations made by Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest over the Christie administration's suspected diversion of $42 [...]
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Doctors volunteer to go to Dominica

October 12, 2017

Eight doctors have offered to be a part of the volunteer force of medical personnel that is expected to travel to Dominica to give further aid to residents there after the Caribbean country was devastated by Hurricane Maria last month. Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands [...]
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Minnis gives illegal migrants a deadline to leave the country

October 11, 2017

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis declared in the House of Assembly today that all migrants in The Bahamas illegally have until December 31, 2017 to leave, after which they would be aggressively pursued and deported. "This applies to all nationalities," Minnis said. "Those Bahamians who [...]
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