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Workshop held for Determining National Strategy for Development of Statistics

February 19, 2018

The Ministry of Finance held a workshop designed to engage and seek the input of all key stakeholders before drafting the National Strategy for the Development of Statistics (NSDS)...

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HOA Signing: $4Billion Dollar Oil Refinery Project

February 19, 2018

Today is an important step in the approval process for Oban Energies. In December of 2016, the Government of the Bahamas approved Oban Energies to proceed with construction of an oil refinery and oil storage facility in Grand Bahama...

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Junkanoo Leaders and Stakeholders at 2018 National Junkanoo Conclave

February 19, 2018

Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, the Hon. Michael Pintard addressed the opening session of the 2018 National Junkanoo Conclave held and the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium on February 15, 2018...

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The Governor General presents Lady Sassoon Golden Heart Award at 54th Annual Ball

February 19, 2018

Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite attended the Sir Victor Sassoon (Bahamas) Heart Foundation's 54th Annual Ball on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Melia Nassau Beach resort...

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OAS Small Business Development Representatives welcomed to Grand Bahama

February 19, 2018

Minister of State for Grand Bahama in the Office of the Prime Minister, Senator the Hon. J. Kwasi Thompson on Thursday, February 15, welcomed two representatives from the Organization of American States Small Business Development Centre...

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We need work - now
We need work - now

February 19, 2018

HUNDREDS of job seekers attended the "Labour on the Blocks" job fair in Grand Bahama over the weekend in hopes of finding employment and to be registered in the Department of Labour's databank...

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New System Set to Modernize Customs Department and Increase Bahamas Rank for Ease of Doing Business

February 17, 2018

By April 2018, the Bahamian Customs Department’s import and export system will be completely revamped into a paperless and a speedier, more efficient process with the introduction of the Bahamian Electronic Single Window...

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Seniors enjoy Valentine movie treat

February 16, 2018

The Ministry of Social Services through its Urban Renewal division expressed love to some 250 senior citizens with a post Valentine’s Day treat to Galleria Cinemas, Friday, February 16...

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BAISS Track & Field Meet

February 16, 2018

Prime Minister Hubert Minnis, a St. Augustine's College (SAC) alumnus, stopped in at the BAISS track and field competition at the National Stadium...

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BOB's Amani Stuart wins JA New Providence's Annual Speech Competition 2018
BOB's Amani Stuart wins JA New Providence's Annual Speech Competition 2018

February 16, 2018

Amani Stuart, president of Bank of The Bahamas’ SPARK INNOVATION JA Company recently won Junior Achievement New Providence’s 2018 Annual Speech Competition. Amani beat out more than 100 entrants and twelve finalists to win the competition...

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"Labour on the Blocks" Department of Labour

February 16, 2018

The Ministry of Labour and The Department of Labour will host another of its already successful job fairs on Saturday, 24th February, 2018...

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Ferguson: Our focus is fighting crime
Ferguson: Our focus is fighting crime

February 16, 2018

POLICE Commissioner Anthony Ferguson was yesterday noncommittal about rising concerns of increased fatal shootings by the police, insisting the Royal Bahamas Police Force adheres to its mandate to prevent and detect crime...

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Lawful killings: Officers justified in shooting two men dead
Lawful killings: Officers justified in shooting two men dead

February 16, 2018

THE jury in a coroner's inquest into the shooting deaths of Jeffrey Smith and John Aristotle found yesterday their deaths were "lawful" and committed in "self-defence"...

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Veteran Educator, Civic Leader Joe Darville: 'PM's Promise of Low Costs Lots a 41-Year-Old Dream Come True'

February 15, 2018

Joe Darville remembers the first time he proposed that every Bahamian be granted a plot of Crown Land at age 18...

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Labour Minister announces 21 Local Companies to attend Grand Bahama's 'Labour On The Blocks Job Fair' this Saturday

February 15, 2018

The Minister of Labour, Senator the Hon. Dion A. Foulkes announced in the Senate today that the Ministry of Labour and the Department of Labour will launch their first ever ‘Labour on The Blocks Job Fair...

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Adoption stall traps Arthur at PMH
Adoption stall traps Arthur at PMH

February 15, 2018

HIS STORY shocked the country last year but sadly the Princess Margaret Hospital’s five-year-old boarder “Arthur” is still living at the Paediatric Ward...

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Inquest vital on police shootings
Inquest vital on police shootings

February 15, 2018

EXPRESSING concerns over public discourse on police-involved killings, a former Court of Appeal president yesterday urged officials to "speed up" coroner's inquests into such cases to foster "the needed peace"...

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Immigration to trial bodycams
Immigration to trial bodycams

February 15, 2018

THE Department of Immigration yesterday announced the trial acquisition of a suite of surveillance equipment to bolster its enforcement services...

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'Culture and Youth in The Park'-Part of Community Outreach

February 14, 2018

Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Michael Pintard said that the “Culture and Youth in the Park” event his Ministry held, on February 10, 2018, was a part of community...

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ICAC Conference to bring hundreds to the Islands of The Bahamas
ICAC Conference to bring hundreds to the Islands of The Bahamas

February 14, 2018

Over 400 accountants from the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and the Caribbean are expected to arrive in Nassau come June for the 36th Institute of Chartered Accountants Caribbean’s (ICAC) Conference of Accountants.

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