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At 45th Anniversary Ecumenical Service in Miami, Senator Forbes-Smith Sends Call for Remembrance of Past Generations

July 19, 2018

In celebration of the 45th Anniversary of Bahamas Independence, President of the Senate, the Hon. Katherine Forbes-Smith, urged current and future generations of Bahamians to take note of the National Heroes who have been singled out for their efforts, and whose contributions paved the way for much of what now exists.

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Summer Campers Pay Courtesy Call at Government House

July 19, 2018

Teachers and students attending The Eva Hilton Primary Summer School paid a courtesy call upon Deputy to the Governor General Cornelius A. Smith at Government House

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Long Island, Abaco look to expand sponging industry, create local associations

July 18, 2018

More than a dozen spongers on Long Island expressed huge interest in moving forward with creating a local association and revitalizing the industry during a meeting with project managers of a project to revitalize the sponging industry in The Bahamas

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Courtesy Calls at Government House

July 18, 2018

Karen Farrington presented copies of her books, 'Matters of the Heart' and 'Love Messages', to Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General, during a courtesy call...

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Ministry of Works Public Notice
Ministry of Works Public Notice

July 18, 2018

Please be advised that the Ministry of Public Works/Bahamix is conducting Road Paving works on Madeira Street & Sixth Terrace from Mackey Street to Collins Avenue, Friday, July 13, 2018 to Tuesday, July 31, 2018 between the hours of 6:30 p.m. to 1:00 a.m...

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Ministry of Transport and Local Government Statement on Four Cs Adventures Boating Accident of June 30th 2018
Ministry of Transport and Local Government Statement on Four Cs Adventures Boating Accident of June 30th 2018

July 18, 2018

The Ministry of Transport and Local Government wishes to provide an update on the Four Cs Adventures boating incident that occurred in the vicinity of Barraterre, Exuma on 30th June, 2018...

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Press Statement from The Ministry of Transport Local Government
Press Statement from The Ministry of Transport & Local Government

July 18, 2018

The Ministry of Transport and Local Government wishes to provide details into the stabbing incident that involved jet ski operators off Rose Island on 10th July, 2018. Video footage from this incident was widely circulated on social media...

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Prime Minister to address UN Economic and Social forum on Sustainable Development

July 18, 2018

Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert Minnis left the country on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 for New York to address the United Nations High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council...

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Minnis seeks UN cash for housing
Minnis seeks UN cash for housing

July 18, 2018

WHEN he sits down for private discussions with United Nations Secretary General António Guterres in New York, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis intends to seek funding assistance for his administration’s housing initiative for the poor...

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Conch poisoning cases keep on rising
Conch poisoning cases keep on rising

July 18, 2018

CONFIRMED cases of conch poisoning continue to climb, according to Health Minister Dr Duane Sands, who said the tally stood at 17 yesterday...

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Water boss: We want our money
Water boss: We want our money

July 18, 2018

WATER and Sewerage Corporation Executive Chairman Adrian Gibson has confirmed officials are still pursuing all outstanding revenue associated with the “do not disconnect” list of privileged residents exposed by The Tribune last September...

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4C's boat seized by port officials
4C's boat seized by port officials

July 18, 2018

THE Port Department yesterday moved to seize vessels owned by Four C's Adventures after it was reported the Exuma tour company had resumed operations in contravention of a government order...

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'No hypocrisy' in UBP hero award
'No hypocrisy' in UBP hero award

July 18, 2018

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis does not believe his criticism of the United Bahamian Party during his most recent majority rule address is incompatible with his decision to award Sir Roland Symonette a National Hero honour over the recommendations of his advisory committee, according to Press Secretary Anthony Newbold...

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Excitement Builds for Annual Grand Bahama Regatta & Homecoming Weekend

July 17, 2018

The 23 rd Annual Grand Bahama Regatta & Homecoming
Festival will see sailing enthusiasts from around the country take to the high seas for
two days of friendly competition.

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The RBDF Public Relations Department
The RBDF Public Relations Department

July 17, 2018

The Royal Bahamas Defence Force reassures the general public and the local fishing community of its commitment to maintaining a strong presence within our maritime domain to safeguard the people of The Bahamas against recent threats of harm...

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80 to 100 voluntary job cuts offered at Water and Sewerage
80 to 100 voluntary job cuts offered at Water and Sewerage

July 17, 2018

THE Water and Sewerage Corporation is considering offering 80 to 100 voluntary separation (VSEPs) packages to employees as it looks towards "right-sizing," according to Executive Chairman Adrian Gibson.Saying that plans are now underway to have the packages...

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Club owner and dancers face immigration charges
Club owner and dancers face immigration charges

July 17, 2018

A BAHAMIAN club owner and four Jamaican women employed as dancers were charged in the Freeport Magistrate's Court for various immigration offences yesterday.Lincoln Leon Capron, 48, the owner of Liquid Lounge, appeared before Magistrate Rengin Johnso...

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Medical marijuana conference to be held this year
Medical marijuana conference to be held this year

July 17, 2018

A MEDICAL marijuana conference is tentatively set for this autumn with an endorsement from the Ministry of Health.Dr Lynwood Brown, a member of the non-profit group, Bahamas Cannabis Initiative (BCI), told The Tribune plans to bring experts and industry...

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Gibson: We followed rules on firing trio
Gibson: We followed rules on firing trio

July 17, 2018

WATER and Sewerage Corporation Executive Chairman Adrian Gibson yesterday defended the decision to terminate three employees previously arraigned on, but never convicted of charges of theft from the water provider, insisting the move followed all necessary...

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BREEF and RBDF Partner to Guard Our Marine Heritage

July 17, 2018

BREEF and the RBDF celebrated the ending of an impactful six-day Marine Conservation Workshop today with its closing ceremony at the Coral Harbour Base. Bringing principal remarks was the Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and Immigration, the Honourable Brent Symonette.

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