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BOOKING SUCCESS

June 14, 2019

Blair wins big with order from Education Ministry... Hailing a children’s book series as “culturally relevant,” the Ministry of Education lent its backing to a student author, with a significant order designed to make the new picture book available...

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58 GB Youths Shine as Beacon of Excellence with GGYA Awards

June 14, 2019

It’s a programme that enrich young people’s lives on multiple levels. At least that’s the way Carla Brown-Roker, Grand Bahama’s Ministry of Youth Officer views the Governor General’s Youth Award (GGYA) and she said as much during a presentation which saw 58 participants recognized...

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D’Aguilar: Visitor Satisfaction, Key Element in Repeat Tourism Business

June 14, 2019

Visitor satisfaction is what will ultimately determine whether a visitor, choosing a Bahamas vacation, can be converted into a repeat customer, Minister of Tourism and Aviation, the Hon. Dionisio D’Aguilar said in his 2019-2020 Budget Contribution in the House of Assembly, June 6...

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TDC launch to allow ‘more, ordinary Bahamians’ to benefit from larger economic roles in tourism sector

June 14, 2019

The launch of the Tourism Development Corporation (TDC) of The Bahamas Ltd. -- whose purpose is to create linkages between the country’s growing Tourism market and its domestic economy – is expected to allow more, ordinary Bahamians to benefit from larger, economic roles in the Tourism sector...

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Aviation Authority ‘crack-down’ on illegal air charter operations to help promote safe, efficient, aviation sector

June 14, 2019

Officials at the Bahamas Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA) have, within the past twelve months, implemented a number of initiatives designed to end the practice of illegal air charter operations within Bahamian airspace...

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Government Actively Pursuing Transformative Reform in the Way the Public Service Operates

June 14, 2019

Through the Public Financial Management and Performance Monitoring Reform Project, the government digitization effort and other initiatives, the Bahamas Government is actively pursuing transformative reform in the way that the public service operates, the Deputy Financial Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Athena Marche said...

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The Governor General Returns from Official visit to the Queen

June 14, 2019

Governor General, Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling was greeted by Deputy to the Governor-General, Cornelius A. Smith at Lynden Pindling International Airport on Thursday, June 13, 2019...

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Issues at Passport Office to be Addressed

June 14, 2019

Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Darren Henfield says that the Passport Office has some challenges but help is on the way. During his 2019/2020 Budget contribution, the Minister said that the Passport Office has always been challenged with providing services in a building with inadequate space...

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New healthy items set for breadbasket list
New healthy items set for breadbasket list

June 14, 2019

NEW healthy items will soon be added to the country's breadbasket item list, Minister of Health Dr Duane Sands said yesterday...

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Admiral Christopher Grady greets Minister of National Security

June 14, 2019

U.S. Fleet Forces Command commander (Four-Star) Admiral Christopher Grady greets Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin Dames, during a courtesy call at Cabinet Office, in Nassau...

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Minister Rolle Touts MOYSC Role in Nation Building, and indicates Need in the Family Islands

June 14, 2019

During her Contribution to the 2019/2020 Budget Debate on June 12, 2019 Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Lanisha Rolle said that her Ministry forms part of a strong foundation upon which The Bahamas stands...

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Bahamas Institute of Business & Technology paid courtesy call on Deputy to the Governor General

June 14, 2019

Bahamas Institute of Business and Technology (BIBT) Alumni honourees and members of Student Government paid a courtesy call on Deputy to the Governor General...

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New school on the way for Inagua and capital works planned for other schools

June 13, 2019

Matthew Town, Inagua, is set to get a new school in the upcoming year and plans are on the drawing board for the construction of new schools in Gregory Town, Eleuthera and George Town, Exuma...

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University of The Bahamas Launching Gov't Funded Tertiary Grant Programme
University of The Bahamas Launching Gov't Funded Tertiary Grant Programme

June 13, 2019

A consolidated grant programme that will fund tuition, compulsory course fees, stipends and accommodation payments for students who must relocate to attend University of The Bahamas (UB)...

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First Destination Bahamas MICE Exchange Conference Yields Positive Results

June 13, 2019

ndustry professionals eager to hit the ground running to promote Bahamas as top destination for incentive groups...

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Minister Ferreira Announces Energy Initiatives

June 13, 2019

During his Contribution on the 2019/2020 Budget Debate, on June 11, 2019, Minister of the Environment and Housing the Hon. Romauld Ferreira announced a number of new and ongoing initiatives that his Ministry is working on for the benefit of all in The Bahamas...

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Urban Renewal Commission in talks that could result in extended activities for urban youth during summer

June 13, 2019

Officials at the Urban Renewal Commission (URC), are in discussions with the Royal Bahamas Police Force to have the two Youth Summer Programmes staggered over July and August in order to offer a full programme of activities during the eleven weeks of the school summer break...

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Promising Student Rewarded with Laptops

June 13, 2019

Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin Dames and Director of Education Marcellus Taylor applauded President and CEO of Electro Telecom Limited Paul Smith, and his company...

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Minister Dames Lauds RBPF While Releasing Crime Figures

June 13, 2019

Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin Dames said in the House of Assembly, on June 11, 2019, that the Royal Bahamas Police Force's (RBPF) Commissioner and his Officers have been successful in translating the Government’s crime agenda into effective operational strategies, so far that year...

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AML Officially Opens The Frank J. Crothers Learning and Development Center in Nassau
AML Officially Opens The Frank J. Crothers Learning and Development Center in Nassau

June 13, 2019

Today, AML Foods Limited officially opened the new Frank J. Crothers Learning and Development Center in Nassau. The 3,400 square-foot facility is located adjacent to Solomon’s Yamacraw on Yamacraw Hill Road...

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