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Dr Bernard Nottage Former Minister of National Security has Died
Dr Bernard Nottage Former Minister of National Security has Died

June 28, 2017

Dr Bernard Nottage Former Minister of National Security has died at the age of 71.

Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has released a statement paying tribute to Dr Nottage, calling him an “outstanding medical doctor and political leader”.

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Bahamas wins new business aviation award

June 28, 2017

The Bahamas was presented the 2016 Caribbean Sapphire Pegasus Business Aviation Award for Outstanding Country Promotion, the first award of its kind for the region...

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Odyssey Aviation Hanger and Ramp Expansion
Odyssey Aviation Hanger and Ramp Expansion

June 28, 2017

Odyssey Aviation, the premier Fixed Based Operation (FBO) in the Bahamas, recently signed a contract with Island Industries (Bahamas) Limited, distributers of Butler building systems in the Bahamas since 1968, for the construction of Odyssey’s new hangar...

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Sears backs Cooper on PLP views

June 28, 2017

FORMER Attorney General Alfred Sears applauded Exuma and Ragged Island MP Chester Cooper's recent frank reflections on the Progressive Liberal Party's loss yesterday while former State Minister for National Security Keith Bell said he disagreed with those remarks...

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Volunteer 'Feeding Network is My Heart' Retreat for 36 Feeding Network Volunteers
Volunteer 'Feeding Network is My Heart' Retreat for 36 Feeding Network Volunteers

June 28, 2017

Recina Ferguson, Scully to her friends, taught primary school for 18 years, tutored for GLAT exams, raised seven stepchildren and two of her own, looked after others in her community, and was always the one there for everyone else, but nothing touched her the way her most recent mission has – feeding the hungry...

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Contracts of 21 NHI workers ended as part of effort to 'streamline costs'
Contracts of 21 NHI workers ended as part of effort to 'streamline costs'

June 28, 2017

AFTER it was revealed that 21 customer service representatives from the National Health Insurance Secretariat have been let go, Health Minister Dr Duane Sands said yesterday that it is "difficult to rationalise an excess number of individuals being paid and not providing a benefit to the Bahamian public"...

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Attorney Generals courtesy call and luncheon with Bar Associaion

June 28, 2017

In a recent Courtesy Call and Luncheon with Executives of the Bahamas Bar Association, Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Senator the Hon. Carl Bethel, QC, is pictured, seated second left...

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Bethel: Law will prevail in cases of misfeasance
Bethel: Law will prevail in cases of misfeasance

June 28, 2017

ATTORNEY General Carl Bethel resolutely assured Bahamians that where facts and evidence align with the laws of the country, they could confidently expect that his full authority will be used to guarantee the director of public prosecutions ensures that the law prevails...

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Minister Symonette addressed AGM of AIBT

June 28, 2017

Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and Immigration the Hon. Brent Symonette addressed the Annual General Meeting of the Association of International Banks...

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CIBC FirstCaribbean and 11 Regional Labour Unions Sign Second Historic Agreement

June 28, 2017

Two Bahamian Unions Are Signatories in FirstPartnership Principles Agreement... Twelve years after signing the first historic document, CIBC FirstCaribbean and members of eleven regional trade unions recently initialed a second FirstPartnership Principles Agreement...

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BPL Completes in Rodeo

June 28, 2017

Think rodeo and you think cowboys, horses and fancy rope tricks. When BPL thinks rodeo it’s all about linesmen, buckets and safety harnesses...

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Happy to give back!
Happy to give back!

June 28, 2017

Giving back to the community has seemingly become a duty for Information Technology Entry Level major, Elijah Small. From a young age, Elijah understood the significance of lending a helping hand. He grew up on hard times and saw first-hand the impact caring for others can have...

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Swann is out as general manager at ZNS
Swann is out as general manager at ZNS

June 28, 2017

FORMER General Manager Diana Swann is no longer employed at the Broadcasting Corporation of the Bahamas...

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Govt: No reply yet to Izmirlian's plea
Govt: No reply yet to Izmirlian's plea

June 28, 2017

THE government has no official response to former Baha Mar developer Sarkis Izmirlian's plea for a moratorium on the sale process of the beleaguered resort at this time, Press Secretary Anthony Newbold said yesterday, adding that the situation is still being evaluated...

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BTC Supports Rotary SECME Robotics Team

June 27, 2017

For the past 20 years the Rotary Club of Lucaya, through its SECME Engineering and Design Program, has given students on Grand Bahama Island the opportunity to develop their skills in the field of Robotics and Engineering...

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BTC hosts Happy Hour at LPIA
BTC hosts Happy Hour at LPIA

June 27, 2017

BTC is hosting a special “Happy Hour” in the Lynden Pindling International Airport every Friday to promote the “Roam Like You’re Home” summer campaign...

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Sports Minister Aims to Improve Elite Athletes' Subvention

June 27, 2017

Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, the Hon. Michael Pintard said that over the course of the next five years, it is the intention of the Government of The Bahamas to improve subvention to elite athletes, improve facilities available for athletes, and strengthen the country’s junior programs in order to produce more world class athletes...

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Health Minister Impressed by Healthcare Services in Grand Bahama

June 27, 2017

Health Minister, Dr. the Hon. Duane Sands, said he was “impressed” with the work being done in healthcare services in Grand Bahama. The Minister was on island for his first official tour of the healthcare facilities on Friday, June 23, 2017...

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The Bahamas to host ITU's Global Symposium for Regulators GSR 17
The Bahamas to host ITU's Global Symposium for Regulators (GSR 17)

June 27, 2017

The Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA), on behalf of The Government of The Bahamas, is pleased to extend this invitation for you to participate in the 17th Global Symposium for Regulators (GSR-17) from 11 – 14 July 2017, to be held at the Atlantis Paradise Island Resort...

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NEMA & PAHO/WHO held Psychologist First Aid Workshop

June 27, 2017

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, in collaboration with the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization held a Psychological First Aid “Train-The-Trainer” Workshop at the Bahamas Red Cross Society hall on John F. Kennedy Drive, recently...

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