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PM Minnis opens General Post Office in Town Centre Mall

May 23, 2019

It was a celebratory mood as Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis officially opened the General Post Office in its new location, Town Centre Mall in the heart of the island of New Providence...

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Powerade & CBC Hydrate Tour de Lootra Cyclists During 100 Mile Race!

May 23, 2019

CBC is Proud Beverage Sponsor of Eleuthera Cycling Event...For the fifth year, avid cyclists pedaled 100 miles across Eleuthera for the Tour de Lootra Charity Challenge, and the Caribbean Bottling Company (CBC) was back on board as a proud beverage sponsor...

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Body camera deal nearly done
Body camera deal nearly done

May 23, 2019

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames said contracts should be signed soon with the approved vendor to provide body cameras for law enforcement agencies...

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Gun epidemic closely tied to drugs trade
Gun epidemic closely tied to drugs trade

May 23, 2019

OF THE 762 murders in the country since 2012, 629 of these have been as a result of gun violence, National Security Minister Marvin Dames revealed yesterday. So far this year, he said, there have been 31 murders, but 87 percent of these or 27 involved firearms. Between 2012 and 2018, approximately 602 or 82.4 percent of the 731 homicides involved guns, he also said...

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It's time for the police to stop investigating the police - Davis

May 23, 2019

OPPOSITION Leader Philip "Brave" Davis has said the killing of three people by police on Friday and the competing narratives about what led to it are "troubling"...

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Bayley keeps his promise to Feeding Network

May 23, 2019

On a sunny afternoon in November, Royal Caribbean International president & CEO Michael Bayley stood in the AquaTheater of Symphony of The Seas, the largest cruise ship in the world as it made its inaugural visit to Nassau, and before an audience of hundreds including volunteers from one of the destination's most challenged communities made a promise - to fund all the food needed by the Bahamas Feeding Network in 2019...

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Time to clean up: Residents fed up with garbage outside their back door
Time to clean up: Residents fed up with garbage outside their back door

May 23, 2019

RESIDENTS of Millennium Gardens have complained about mounds of unsightly trash left indiscriminately in their area and are calling on the government to intervene to remove the "eyesores" from the area...

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Gabriell Hall is 2019 CBC Carleton Williams Scholarship Winner

May 22, 2019

Maurice Moore Primary Student to Receive Full 6-Year Scholarship from Caribbean Bottling Company...After the difficult task of narrowing the Caribbean Bottling Company’s (CBC) Carleton Williams Scholarship applicants down to just six finalists, the CBC interview...

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Sickle Cell Association Works to Creative Positive, Lasting Change

May 22, 2019

When a 26-year-old declared he would die in hospital it was difficult to believe. There was no gunshot wound, visible signs of trauma, or apparatus attached to him indicating he was under critical care. Twenty minutes later, after calling his mother, the father to a two-year-old took his last breath in Kayla Mortimer’s arms...

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Ardastra Rescues, Rehabilitates Wildlife in Distress
Ardastra Rescues, Rehabilitates Wildlife in Distress

May 22, 2019

It takes roughly five minutes and some prompting for the American kestrel – a small, colorful falcon –to realize its free.

Discovered two weeks ago flapping around on the ground, a do-gooder brought the young bird to Ardastra Gardens, Zoo & Conservation Centre...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Former M.P. Pierre Dupuch comments the WTO

May 22, 2019

What is WTO? It is the World Trade Organization comprised of some very large countries and organizations controlling the economies of smaller countries. Is that not colonization...

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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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