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Bahamian Actuarial Consultancy Offers a Captive Insurance Facility

May 22, 2019

Actuarial and risk consulting firm Nichol & Co has announced the opening of its subsidiary Nassau Captive Management Services Ltd (“Nassau Captives”) to expand on services offered to international (and local) clients...

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Bahamian Vocalists Shine at Beijing Expo

May 22, 2019

Bahamian vocalists shone brightly on stage at the Guirui Theatre, on May 19, 2019, as Julien "Believe" Thompson, Freddie Munnings, Jr., and Angel Reckley electrified the audience at the Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition 2019...

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UB Honors Outstanding Achievement Three-Way Tie for Top Award
UB Honors Outstanding Achievement Three-Way Tie for Top Award

May 22, 2019

A father of two and a UB Mingoes student-athlete tied with a Psychology major to receive the award for the highest cumulative GPA in the 2019 Commencement Class of University of The Bahamas (UB)...

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Minister Dames attends Senior Law Enforcement Officer's Graduation in Atlanta, Georgia

May 22, 2019

On March 4th, 2019 the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF), Bahamas Department of Correctional Services (BDOCS) and University of The Bahamas (UB) signed a partnership agreement with Georgia State University...

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Its' in the Bag! CIBC Partners with AML to "Go Green"

May 22, 2019

Support is growing for the government’s initiative to ban single-use plastics in 2020. Reusable shopping bags distributed in recent promotions are much in evidence...

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Bahamas Agriculture Health and Food Safety Authority (BAHFSA) Warning-Vienna Beef Products

May 22, 2019

On May 18, 2019, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that Vienna Beef Ltd, Chicago, IL, recalled about 2,030lbs of beef frank links due to the possibility...

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Police did what they had to do
Police did what they had to do

May 22, 2019

ROYAL Bahamas Police Force officers "did what they had to do" when they killed three men at a Blair home on Friday, National Security Minister Marvin Dames has said, while insisting that, regardless of what allegations are made, the facts will eventually be made known...

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Sue govt if citizenship applications drag on
Sue govt if citizenship applications drag on

May 22, 2019

PEOPLE waiting more than five years for an answer to their application for citizenship have a right to sue the government, according to retired Justice Rubie Nottage...

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Africans seeking asylum

May 22, 2019

THE 12 Africans taken into custody by Department of Immigration officials in Grand Bahama last week are seeking asylum, fearing they would be killed if they are returned to their homeland of Nigeria...

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UB Graduate Pairs Spanish Fluency with International Tourism Pursuits
UB Graduate Pairs Spanish Fluency with International Tourism Pursuits

May 22, 2019

Kevonya Bain has loved the Spanish language for as long as she can remember; she thrived as a student of University of The Bahamas (UB). Now, as a member of UB’s 2019 Commencement Class, she is one step closer to embarking on an academic and cultural odyssey in Barcelona, Spain...

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Dames: Neighborhood Watch Groups Pivotal to Success of Communities

May 21, 2019

Minister Dames along with members of the National Neighbourhood Watch Council (NNWC), neighbourhood watch group leaders and members, and police liaisons attended the Neighborhoods USA (NUSA) Conference, May 15th – 18th, 2019 in Palm Springs California...

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BTC & C.H. Reeves Recognize Top Achievers

May 21, 2019

BTC teamed up with C.H. Reeves to recognize its top Mathematics students and its students that received top scores in last year’s BJC examinations...

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Bahamas based Cloud Carib demos at CTU Caribbean Futurescape in Trinidad

May 21, 2019

Emerging as the region's premier leader in cloud-based data management, back up and disaster recovery services, Cloud Carib made an appearance this month as sponsor for the three-day CTU conference in Port of Spain, Trinidad...

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Bahamas Waste Presented Appreciation Plaque by Sunshine Insurance Race Weekend

May 21, 2019

With more than a decade of partnership between them, the relationship between Sunshine Insurance Race Weekend and New Providence’s leading waste management company is primed...

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Avis Rent A Car Trains Local Staff
Avis Rent A Car Trains Local Staff

May 21, 2019

Avis Rent A Car front line management and staff from Nassau and Freeport operations participated in training sessions held in Nassau during the week of May 6th, 2019. Mr. Reynaldo Sanchez, Training Manager for the Latin America...

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Lyford Cay Graduates Gain Admission to Top Tier Universities
Lyford Cay Graduates Gain Admission to Top Tier Universities

May 21, 2019

Since 1962, Lyford Cay International School (LCIS) has been known for its standard of academic excellence...LCIS graduates go on to attend the top colleges and universities around the world, acquiring millions of dollars in academic scholarships in the process. The class of 2019 is no exception...

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Prime Minister MINNIS' 3rd National Report

May 21, 2019

Prime Minister MINNIS 3rd National Report

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Lupus 242 Celebrates World Lupus Day with a Pop Up Run/Walk

May 21, 2019

On Friday May 10th, World Lupus Day, runners took to the streets in purple participating in a POP Up Run/Walk in memory of lupus fighter Crystal Stubbs. Proceeds from the event benefitted Lupus 242, a local non-profit organization providing support and information for persons in The Bahamas living with lupus...

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Mitchell: We should stay out of US-China relations

May 21, 2019

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party chairman Fred Mitchell yesterday asserted there is "no evidence" China has any "hegemonic desires" on The Bahamas or any military desire against the United States. In a press conference held yesterday, the former minister of foreign affairs said all of the investments from China in The Bahamas are simply commercial investments, as he implored Bahamians to avoid "dog-whistles and racism and xenophobia"...

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Minnis holds talks with US investment group
Minnis holds talks with US investment group

May 21, 2019

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis held "productive discussions" with senior officials of the United States' Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and the US Embassy at the Office of the Prime Minister yesterday...

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