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PM says Government on Track for Easing Burdens of the Poor

January 18, 2019

Prime Minister, Dr. the Most Hon. Hubert Minnis told stakeholders in the business and financial services sector that 2019 will see a more accountable and productive government and tangible relief for the poor...

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PM accepts donation from RBC for Southern Recreation Grounds redevelopment

January 18, 2019

Prime Minister, Dr. the Most Hon. Hubert Minnis accepted a donation from the Royal Bank of Canada towards the redevelopment of the historic Southern Recreation Grounds...

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LJM Maritime Academy Graduates on the Way to Regional University Thanks to Royal Caribbean International

January 18, 2019

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) During a ceremony aboard the world’s largest cruise ship, Symphony of the Seas, while docked in the Nassau harbour, two recent graduates of the Lowell Jason Mortimer...

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Hanna 'frustrated' but not lying
Hanna 'frustrated' but not lying

January 18, 2019

ONE day after admitting star witness Barbara Hanna made mistakes in her testimony, prosecutors in the Frank Smith bribery and extortion trial yesterday sought to repair her credibility, while also highlighting case elements they say prove the accused solicited payments for influencing Hanna's receipt of a $500,000 contract...

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The Art1st and Giovanni Robinson to light up the Nassau Night Market stage

January 17, 2019

Local entertainers come together to showcase their talents...Now into its fourth week, word has been spreading through the entertainment...

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Zecheng Dou Wins The Bahamas Great Exuma Classic

January 17, 2019

Golfer Zecheng 'Marty' Dou of Beijing, China, won the Web.com 'Bahamas Great Exuma Classic' at Sandals Emerald Bay - Emerald Reef Course, January 13-16, 2019...

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Minister of Social Services and Urban Development,, The Hon. Frankie Campbell
Minister of Social Services and Urban Development,, The Hon. Frankie Campbell

January 17, 2019

I am humbled at the opportunity to speak to mothers, fathers, women and girls, victims of rape, abuse and violence, and anyone else who may have been offended by a video recording of me that is in circulation...

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Campbell apologises for rape remarks
Campbell apologises for rape remarks

January 17, 2019

AFTER he was roundly criticised for his "unbelievable" remarks when questioned about a rise in reported rapes, Minister of Social Services Frankie Campbell has apologised for his "insensitive" comments...

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Marijuana move could take years
Marijuana move could take years

January 17, 2019

THE Bahamas National Commission on Marijuana (BNCM) is expected to deliver its first draft to the government by April but any implementation concerning the "business of marijuana" could take years, rotarians were told yesterday...

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The Passing of Sailing Pioneer Eleazor Johnson
The Passing of Sailing Pioneer Eleazor Johnson

January 16, 2019

I wish to express my deepest condolences to the family of the late Eleazor “Barber J” Johnson on his untimely passing. Both the sailing community and the wider society are no doubt saddened by the unfortunate news...

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Ophelia Munnings Turned 100 Today and Received a Visit from the Governor General

January 16, 2019

Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General, visited centenarian Ophelia Munnings at her Blue Hill Estates home today...

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International Methodist Conference Delegates Pay Courtesy on The Governor General

January 16, 2019

Delegates of the 207th Annual Conference of the Methodist Church in the Caribbean and the Americas paid a courtesy call upon Governor General...

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Statement: Matter Involving Former Employee
Statement: Matter Involving Former Employee

January 16, 2019

The University’s Office of the General Counsel has advised that the University offers no comments...

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Student Leadership Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Honour the Life and Legacy of the Late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Student Leadership & Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Honour the Life and Legacy of the Late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 16, 2019

The Office of Student Leadership of the University of The Bahamas (UB) in conjunction with Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Iota Epsilon Lambda Chapter, will celebrate the life and legacy of Civil Rights Activist...

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Felix to sue over university sacking
Felix to sue over university sacking

January 16, 2019

THE University of The Bahamas has fired Professor Felix Bethel, setting the stage for a potentially ugly legal battle. Mr Bethel, scheduled to teach a class last Saturday, was denied entry to the university’s Michael Eldon Complex...

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160k - you can give it to charity
160k - you can give it to charity

January 16, 2019

AN anonymous international donor has bestowed more than $168,000 to five Bahamian charities, in an act described as "a gift of generosity straight from the heart"...

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Luxury P.I. Villas Auction Drawing Int'l Attention

January 15, 2019

More than two dozen high net worth individuals or advisors are expected to arrive in Nassau tomorrow to preview two luxury waterfront residential properties on Paradise Island slated to be auctioned off later this month...

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Drake University Leadership Students and Faculty Pay Courtesy Call on The Governor General

January 15, 2019

Leadership students and faculty of Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa, paid a courtesy call on Governor General, Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling...

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High School Students Told to Embrace Their Education

January 15, 2019

Senator the Hon. Jamal Moss appealed to C. V. Bethel Senior High School students to cherish their opportunity to receive an education and take it seriously as it is a consequence of Majority Rule...

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Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated Gives $25K to The Ranfurly Home for Children

January 15, 2019

For the first time ever, the National Executive Board Meeting of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated was held outside of the Continental United States of America...

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