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BAF Executives Pay Courtesy Call on the Governor General

January 16, 2020

The Executive Management team of BAF Financial & Insurance paid a courtesy call upon His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith, Governor General (seated centre), at Government House on Monday, January 13, 2020...

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Campbell urges social services staff to bring even greater focus to twin pillars of social assistance/development in 2020

January 16, 2020

Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell, told hundreds of employees attending the ministry’s annual church service that even greater focused attention in 2020 should be placed on the twin pillars of social assistance and social development...

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The General Post Office successfully passed the audit Conducted by United Postal Union

January 15, 2020

Congratulations are extended to the Post Master General, Mrs. Jennifer Johnson for passing the United Postal Union’s Audit...

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$1.5 billion in recovery funding and in-kind services pledged at Hurricane Dorian conference

January 14, 2020

Governments, NGOs, multilateral institutions, companies and individuals pledged $1.5 billion in recovery funding and in-kind services on Monday at the Hurricane Dorian Private Sector Pledging Conference...

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Plastic ban - theres no going back
Plastic ban - theres no going back

January 14, 2020

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said he would rather risk an election than the future of the country, telling the media the government fully informed the public on the plastic ban and does not intend to reverse the decision...

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Closure of Office - Ministry of Public Works

January 14, 2020

The Ministry of Public Works wishes to advise the public that as remediation work continues in the aftermath of the fire, unfortunately, the office will remain closed on Tuesday, 14th January, 2020.

The Ministry of Public Works regrets any further inconvenience the closure may cause.

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Fourth murder of the year

January 14, 2020

THE country recorded its fourth murder of the year yesterday evening when a man was killed on Montgomery Avenue off Carmichael Road. Officers received reports of the shooting shortly after 7pm...

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1.5 billion Thank Yous
1.5 billion Thank Yous

January 14, 2020

DONORS pledged $1.5bn in funding and in-kind services for Hurricane Dorian recovery during a conference at Baha Mar yesterday. The event attracted more than 300 local and international delegates...

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Road traffic dept probes fake licence discs

January 14, 2020

ROAD Traffic Department officials have confirmed investigations are underway to determine the source of several fake licence discs that have been issued to drivers in recent weeks. In an interview with The Tribune, Acting Road Traffic Controller Bradley Sands called the matter an "ongoing" problem, one he insisted the department hopes to rectify soon...

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1.5 billion in Dorian pledges
1.5 billion in Dorian pledges

January 14, 2020

Government has received $1.5 billion in pledge donations for Hurricane Dorian relief during an aid conference held at Baha Mar yesterday, and officials said they expect more pledges will continue to come in...

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PM: I'd rather lose election than reverse plastic ban

January 14, 2020

There are no plans to remove the recently implemented fee on plastic bags, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis suggested yesterday, adding that if the policy means losing the next election then so be it..

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Young man dies at drug arraignment

January 14, 2020

Officers escort Jermaine Adderley to court yesterday.A 26-year-old suspect with a history of epileptic seizures died in court Monday morning before his scheduled arraignment...

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PM 'very disturbed' by leak of marijuana commission report
PM 'very disturbed' by leak of marijuana commission report

January 14, 2020

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said yesterday he was “very disturbed” and “upset” when a preliminary report by the Bahamas National Commission on Marijuana was leaked to The Nassau Guardian last month, noting that it compromised his Cabinet and the commission...

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Dasani & Powerade to Hydrate Olympic Hopeful Ken Mullings

January 13, 2020

The Caribbean Bottling Company (CBC) is proud to hydrate Bahamian decathlon athlete Ken Mullings. Mullings, who recently shattered the National Record in the heptathlon at the Purdue Gene Edmonds Memorial Invitational and achieved the No. 2 world ranking in the event, as a result, is a rising star in the Bahamian athletic community...

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Davis: Over-the-Hill initiative has failed

January 13, 2020

THE Progressive Liberal Party has said the Minnis administration's Over-the-Hill initiative has failed, falling flat on benefits for businesses and residents...

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Cooper: We Support Plastics Ban But It Needed More Time
Cooper: We Support Plastics Ban But It Needed More Time

January 13, 2020

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party deputy leader Chester Cooper said while he supports the ban on single-use plastics, he believes the government should have implemented a longer transition period...

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Moree: Judiciary needs greater independence
Moree: Judiciary needs greater independence

January 13, 2020

CHIEF Justice Brian Moree believes that a "deepening" of the independence of the judiciary is needed so that the sector can make its own decisions to carry out its mandate...

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Mobile Medical Centre Donated To Grand Bahama

January 13, 2020

A CONTAINER hospital donated by International Medical Corp was handed over to the Ministry of Health on Saturday to serve as a mobile clinic in East Grand Bahama...

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Hurricane Dorian Pledging Conference - towards "Rebuilding a Stronger and More Resilient Bahamas"

January 13, 2020

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis officially opened the Hurricane Dorian Pledging Conference at Baha Mar Convention Centre on Monday, January 13, 2020. Against the backdrop of the theme, "Rebuilding a Stronger and More Resilient Bahamas," the conference is being held five months after Category 5 Hurricane Dorian devastated North Abaco and Cays and East Grand Bahama...

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University of Ozarks Guest Levture at BAMSI

January 13, 2020

The Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute is committed to nation building through the development of relevant educational and training programs and initiatives...

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