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The People's Update!

May 17, 2018

BIS is pleased to present to you “The People’s Update,” a video clip series that highlights the government’s major accomplishments during its first year of administration. We will bring more such updates to you, showing how your government is making a positive difference.

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Sandilands gives local Lodge Chapter green thumbs up for garden project

May 16, 2018

The Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre’s beautification program got a boost recently when members of the Rebecca Chapter No. 4, Prince Hall Affiliate, created a garden in the atrium of the Robert Smith Ward...

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'IMF won't force us to axe more jobs'
'IMF won't force us to axe more jobs'

May 16, 2018

DEPUTY Prime Minister K Peter Turnquest yesterday said the government has no intention to downsize the public sector in response to concerns levelled by the International Monetary Fund (IMF)...

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Road Safety Exhibit Shifts Driving Culture
Road Safety Exhibit Shifts Driving Culture

May 15, 2018

When Frankie Campbell was a first grader at William Gordon Primary School he was hit by a car while crossing Wulff Road. Frightened, the six-year-old returned home...

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Director of NEMA attends regional advisory committee meeting on disaster management

May 15, 2018

Captain Stephen Russell, Director of the National Emergency Management Agency recently attended the Ninth Meeting of the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency...

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Grade 6 of Lower Deadman's Cay Primary School, Long Island

May 14, 2018

Grade 6 Students and Teachers of Lower Deadman's Cay Primary School, Long Island, paid a courtesy call upon Her Excellency Dame Marguerite...

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GBPA and Residence Engage Police and Ministry to Tackle Dumping and Littering

May 14, 2018

Executives of the Grand Bahama Port Authority, Members of the Keep Grand Bahama Committee and members of the GB Business Community met last week with the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF)...

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Freeport Gospel Chapel School Students pay courtesy call on Governor General

May 14, 2018

Students and Teachers of Freeport Gospel Chapel School paid a courtesy call on Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General...

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Bahamas Professionals Get Certified as Chartered Directors C.Dir, MAY 28, 29, 30 at Comfort Suites Hotel, Nassau
Bahamas Professionals Get Certified as "Chartered Directors" (C.Dir), MAY 28, 29, 30 at Comfort Suites Hotel, Nassau

May 14, 2018

“Great Boards help drive and sustain the success of their organizations” according to the Caribbean Governance Training Institute, where the co-founding team of Lisa Charles(CEO) and Dr. Chris Bart, FCPA, F.CIoD (Executive Chairman) have made it their mission to provide the skills training needed to become a great board member...

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Dangers of Distracted Driving to Take Center Stage
Dangers of Distracted Driving to Take Center Stage

May 14, 2018

A ride in the Formula One race simulator at the Mall at Marathon located outside Kelly’s House & Home entrance,this Saturday is expected to drive home a message that many Bahamians have for years ignored – texting and driving do not mix.

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The Governor General Expresses Appreciation to the Defence Force and their Families

May 14, 2018

In her role as Commander-In-Chief of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF), Governor General of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling participated in the 38th Anniversary Memorial Service...

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Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance-"Year At-A-Glance"

May 14, 2018

Every day the Ministry of Finance (MOF) is tasked with making tough economic decisions regarding the management of the country’s fiscal resources...

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WTO Consultations Coming to Grand Bahama May 16-18, 2018
WTO Consultations Coming to Grand Bahama May 16-18, 2018

May 14, 2018

The Government of The Bahamas will commence its World Trade Organization (WTO) Private Sector Consultations in Grand Bahama from Wednesday May 16 to Friday May 18, 2018...

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Bahamians to get another chance at affordable homes

May 10, 2018

In keeping with his Government’s mission to accommodate the ownership of affordable housing for Bahamians, Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Hubert A. Minnis introduced a landmark Bill to this effect, in the House of Assembly on Wednesday, May 9, 2018...

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Annual Memorial Service in honor of Fallen Marines

May 10, 2018

Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling (centre right), Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert Minnis (centre), and other government officials, attended the Royal Bahamas Defence Force Annual Memorial Service...

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We Will Never Forget
We Will Never Forget

May 10, 2018

When HMBS Flamingo slipped HMBS Coral Harbour on May 8, 1980, the crew of 19 Officers and Marines had just begun what was intended to be a routine patrol...

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AG Bethel hosts 'Stakeholder Meeting' with IDB/CSJP Officials

May 10, 2018

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Senator the Hon. Carl W. Bethel, QC, recently hosted officials from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and The Bahamas’ Citizens Security and Justice Programme...

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Dasani Keeps Masqueraders Hydrated during Road Fever Parade!

May 10, 2018

The Caribbean Bottling Company (CBC) helped to keep hundreds of revelers hydrated during the 2018 Road Fever Parade, on May 5. CBC was the proud beverage provider for the Bahamas Masqueraders carnival group...

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GBPA Serious About Keeping their Island Beautiful
GBPA Serious About Keeping their Island Beautiful

May 10, 2018

Silver Sands demolished to prevent safety concerns and to improve cityscape...In its hay day, the Silver Sands Hotel property on Grand Bahama Island welcomed thousands of guests from around the world...

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Sebas finally wins planning battle
Sebas finally wins planning battle

May 10, 2018

Sebas Bastian yesterday cited Town Planning's rapid six-day "U-turn" on his $50m office complex as "proof of my suspicions" that he was being treated unfairly...

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