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UB Partners with Cape Eleuthera Island School to Bolster Research, Education

October 20, 2017

As University of The Bahamas (UB) continues to embrace a sustainability paradigm and increase capacity for research undertakings and vibrant academic experiences, it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Cape Eleuthera Island School to strengthen cooperation in educational and research pursuits...

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New Study released on addressing Murder in The Bahamas

October 20, 2017

Director of the National Anti-Drug Secretariat (NADS) within the Ministry of National Security, and Superintendent of Police Dr. Chaswell A. Hanna on October 18, 2017 announced the launch of a new study on murders entitled, “Solutions to the Murder Problem,” under the auspices of NADS in partnership with the Royal Bahamas Police Force and the University of The Bahamas...

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Israel presents building supplies to NEMA for Hurricane Relief

October 20, 2017

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, received an assortment of hurricane relief supplies donated by the Government of Israel through the Embassy of Israel, during a presentation on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at the Penn’s Building on Tonique Williams- Darling Highway...

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Statement by Sen. The Hon. Carl Bethel, Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs
Statement by Sen. The Hon. Carl Bethel, Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs

October 20, 2017

It has been drawn to my attention that there is an anonymous and untrue posting being circulated on Social Media which purports to warn users of alarming alleged monitoring of social media...

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Broadcasting Corporation of The Bahamas Executives visit Minister of State for Grand Bahama

October 20, 2017

CELEBRATING 40 YEARS: Executives from the Broadcasting Corporation of The Bahamas (ZNS) paid a courtesy call on the Minister of State for Grand Bahama, Senator Kwasi Thompson on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at the Office of The Prime Minister...

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Dr. Christina Ramirez Smith appointed Special Advisor at UB
Dr. Christina Ramirez Smith appointed Special Advisor at UB

October 20, 2017

University of The Bahamas (UB) announces the appointment of Dr. Christina Ramirez Smith as Special Advisor, reporting to the UB Board of Trustees’ Deputy Chair Mr. Lowell Mortimer, OBE, who also serves as Chair of the Investments and Fundraising Committee of the Board...

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Bahamas Signs Protocol to Amend the Tax Information Exchange Agreement with the Republic of Finland

October 20, 2017

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. Peter Turnquest said tax evasion and avoidance are common problems experienced by many Jurisdictions, and erodes the basis of tax systems and destroys the reputation of legitimate and credible international financial centres.

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Minister of Labour meets with Clearing Banks

October 20, 2017

The Minister of Labour, Senator the Hon. Dion Foulkes met with the Chairman of the Clearing Banks Association, Mr. Ian Jennings and representatives of the six Clearing Banks in The Bahamas including RBC Finco, Scotiabank, Fidelity Bank, Commonwealth Bank, Bank of The Bahamas and CIBC First Caribbean Bank on Thursday, 19 October, 2017 at the Ministry of Labour on Shirley and Charlotte Streets...

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Islanders Believe 5th Andros Outlook will Energize Economy

October 20, 2017

With the 5th Annual Andros Business Outlook right around the corner, islanders say they are anticipating the forum to do just what the 2017 topic suggests: “Break Barriers! Promote Success”, when the community meets to discuss transformation on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at the Dreams Villas in Davis Creek...

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BOB Gives to Southern Bahamas
BOB Gives to Southern Bahamas

October 20, 2017

Bank of The Bahamas Limited recently joined the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources to celebrate World Food Day at official ceremonies at the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium...

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Murder count overtakes 2016
Murder count overtakes 2016

October 20, 2017

WITH less than three months left in the year, the Bahamas has surpassed last year's murder count of 111, according to The Tribune's records...

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Search suspended for Sancos
Search suspended for Sancos

October 20, 2017

BRANDON Simmons yesterday vowed to keep moving forward with the search for his mother and her husband - Forrest and Donna Sanco - as authorities suspended their search for the missing couple's plane...

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Campbell faces new citizenship challenge
Campbell faces new citizenship challenge

October 20, 2017

TWO weeks after Transport and Local Government Minister Frankie Campbell rejected speculation he has dual citizenship, Attorney Wayne Munroe, QC, has confirmed he is looking into challenging in court whether the Cabinet minister's citizenship can be rightfully established...

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PI guard positive with TB

October 20, 2017

A SECURITY guard on Paradise Island has contracted tuberculosis and four others have been exposed to the disease. However, Health Minister Dr Duane Sands insisted there is no cause for widespread public alarm...

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Pupils threaten revenge attacks

October 20, 2017

FRIENDS of murdered 15-year-old Anthony Smith yesterday told The Tribune they will retaliate against the murder of the teenager...

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Toastmasters pay courtesy call on the Prime Minister

October 19, 2017

Toastmasters from various local clubs, and officers, recently paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Hubert Minnis at the Office of the Prime Minister (front row, centre). Pictured with the Prime Minister are...

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Minister Dames Commends new RBDF/BAIC Programme

October 19, 2017

Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin Dames said, on October 16, 2017 that the first Transitional Entrepreneurial Training Seminar Between The Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) and Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation (BAIC) provided an outlet for senior members of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force to redirect their expertise...

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40th Anniversary Celebration of ZNS TV
40th Anniversary Celebration of ZNS TV

October 19, 2017

The Broadcasting Corporation of The Bahamas launched the 40th Anniversary of ZNS Television on Sunday, October 15, 2017 with a church service at Evangelistic Temple on Collins Avenue...

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Former Ranfurly Homes’ resident adjusts focus

October 19, 2017

Life changed for Edneka Farquharson at the age of 13. First, she was taken from her mother and placed with her grandmother, only to eventually land in the Ranfurly Homes for Children...

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Bahamas Fashion Week Premieres Oct. 26-28, 2017 at Melia Resort Inaugural Event to Showcase Fashion Museum, Educational Workshops International and Local Fashion Designers
Bahamas Fashion Week Premieres Oct. 26-28, 2017 at Melia Resort Inaugural Event to Showcase Fashion Museum, Educational Workshops & International and Local Fashion Designers

October 19, 2017

The inaugural Bahamas Fashion Week, which takes place October 26-28, 2017 at the Melia Resort in Nassau, is already creating quite a buzz in the local and international marketplace...

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