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Bahamas Red Cross Society Award Ceremony for Businesses that have Supporte The Red Cross Ball

January 18, 2017

Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling hosted an Award Ceremony and Reception at Government House, January 12, 2017 for Platinum sponsors of the upcoming Red Cross Ball. The ceremony was held in recognition of six commercial businesses that have supported the Bahamas Red Cross Society over many years...

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BTVI and US Embassy strengthening alliances

January 18, 2017

United States Embassy and The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) officials recently engaged in a productive dialogue. The US Embassy’s Public Affairs Officer, Penny Rechkemmer and Education and Cultural Specialist, Chanelle Cleare, met with BTVI president...

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Bahams Customs to Celebrate International Customs Day

January 18, 2017

Community involvement, honouring long serving officers, educating and advising stakeholders, and sporting events are among the list of activities planned for the celebration of the 28th International Customs Day...

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Remarks by Minister of Financial Services, Hope Strachan on: Exporters' Meeting on The Trade Information Service Portal

January 18, 2017

Ladies and Gentlemen, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you to this Information Session on The Bahamas’ Trade Information Service Desk and Electronic Portal, aimed specifically at those Bahamian businesses currently exporting and those interested in exporting to international markets.

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VAT Filing Payment Deadline Has Now Changed
VAT Filing & Payment Deadline Has Now Changed

January 18, 2017

The Department of Inland Revenue wishes to remind all taxpayers that the deadline for VAT filing and payment has now changed...

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GB Chamber starts new year with Ministry for Grand Bahama visit

January 18, 2017

Newly elected executives of the Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce (GBCC) paid a courtesy call on Minister for Grand Bahama Dr Michael Darville last week as part of their 2017 mandate to foster open communication between the GBCC and Grand Bahama's key stakeholders...

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Munroe likely to be ratified for PLP ticket
Munroe likely to be ratified for PLP ticket

January 18, 2017

THE Progressive Liberal Party is expected to ratify several candidates tomorrow night, with party insiders telling The Tribune that well known attorney Wayne Munroe is reportedly among those to be placed on the PLP's ticket to contest the next general election...

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Minnis calls for boundary report to be tabled today
Minnis calls for boundary report to be tabled today

January 18, 2017

FREE National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday urged the government to table the delayed Constituencies Commission report in Parliament when it meets today...

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Number of Baha Mar applicants alarmingly low, warns Lloyd
Number of Baha Mar applicants alarmingly low, warns Lloyd

January 18, 2017

FORMER Baha Mar Leadership Development Institute Executive Director Jeffery Lloyd yesterday called reports that an estimated 1,500 people applied for or inquired about jobs at the once stalled Cable Beach resort on the first day of the process "alarming" and "significantly low".

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New stadium on schedule for FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017


January 18, 2017

Site tour marks 100-day countdown...The countdown is officially on! With just under 100-days to the start of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017...

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Overnight shootings leave two men dead as murder toll rises
Overnight shootings leave two men dead as murder toll rises

January 18, 2017

THE murderous start to 2017 in New Providence continued in the early hours of Wednesday with the fatal shooting of a young man on Williams Lane off Kemp Road, the second killing in Nassau in nine hours...

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Pair spared death penalty for roles in Andros double murder
Pair spared death penalty for roles in Andros double murder

January 18, 2017

TWO men were spared the death penalty yesterday in the double murder and kidnapping of a Department of Immigration officer and his girlfriend in Andros...

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Passing baton not up to PM
Passing baton not up to PM

January 18, 2017

RESPONDING to Prime Minister Perry Christie's assertion that he will "pass the leadership baton when the time is right," Progressive Liberal Party leader hopeful Alfred Sears, QC, said yesterday that decision "is not up" to Mr Christie...

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Milo Butler Backs Bahamas Red Cross and HeadKnowles Hurricane Matthew Relief Efforts

January 18, 2017

Bahamians still impacted by the effects of Hurricane Matthew will benefit from a recent donation by Milo Butler Distributors. The wholesale grocer partnered with the Bahamas Red Cross and the HeadKnowles Hurricane Relief Group giving food supplies valued at $10,000 to assist with continued relief efforts...

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Cancer Society in need of new office after hurricane
Cancer Society in need of new office after hurricane

January 18, 2017

THE Cancer Society of Grand Bahama is in need of a new office space or building in order to continue the important role it plays in the fight against the disease and helping sufferers in Grand Bahama...

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Terreve College keeps status after judicial review

January 18, 2017

TERREVE College was successful in its judicial review case against the Department of Public Service, maintaining its status as an approved private tertiary institution on the list of schools recognised by the department...

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Little progress in FNM tribunal over rebel seven's actions
Little progress in FNM tribunal over rebel seven's actions

January 18, 2017

THE Free National Movement has gone silent on the status of its tribunal investigation into the dissident seven MPs, although the tribunal is expected to update the party's Central Council on its investigation during its monthly meeting on the last Thursday of each month, according to a source familiar with the matter...

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Second man accused in cocaine case
Second man accused in cocaine case

January 18, 2017

A SECOND man was arraigned in Magistrate's Court yesterday in connection with a $250,000 cocaine seizure that occurred last week in western New Providence...

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44 traffic fatalities recorded in 2016

January 18, 2017

A total of 44 people died as a result of traffic fatalities in 2016, with Bahamians accounting for over 90 per cent of that figure, according to the latest Royal Bahamas Police Force crime statistics...

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Power outage for more than 12 hours
Power outage for more than 12 hours

January 18, 2017

SOME residents in western New Providence were without power for more than 12 hours yesterday, as Bahamas Power and Light Company Ltd battled a "substantial" problem at its Windsor Field substation...

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