Caribbean News

Pure Good Vibes, Official Song of Bahamas 2017
Pure Good Vibes, Official Song of Bahamas 2017

March 08, 2017

On 28 February, the Official Draw for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017 – to be contested from 27 April to 7 May – took place in Nassau, the country's capital...

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Haiti's Ex-President Ren Preval Dead at 74

March 03, 2017

According to information reported by Jacqueline Charles of Miami Herald, the former head of state, René Préval died. Haiti For You reports, Mr. Préval...

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The man behind Haiti's best-known export, Barbancourt rum, dead at 65

March 03, 2017

The man behind Haiti’s best-known export and most famous rum, Rhum Barbancourt, has died. He was 65...

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Bahamas succumb to fifth-place USA
Bahamas succumb to fifth-place USA

February 27, 2017

CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship hosts Bahamas succumbed to defeat in Sunday’s fifth-place play-off as they were beaten 4-2. Played in front of a consistently fervent home crowd, the USA did enough to dampen cheers in Nassau...

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Bahamas wrap up top spot with St. Fleur treble
Bahamas wrap up top spot with St. Fleur treble

February 23, 2017

CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship hosts Bahamas wrapped up top spot in Group A with their third win of the tournament as Lesly St. Fleur’s hat-trick ensured a 3-2 win over Jamaica...

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Hosts Bahamas safely into quarters
Hosts Bahamas safely into quarters

February 22, 2017

CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship hosts Bahamas are into the quarter-finals after their second win of the competition - a 3-0 victory over Belize on Tuesday. The home nation were winners against Guyana on Monday and followed that up with a solid success against Belize...

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Powerade to Power Cyclist for the 2017 Ride for Hope

February 14, 2017

Did you know that this will be the 10th anniversary of the Ride For Hope? Since inception the Ride For Hope charity cycling event has raised close to 3 million dollars to aid in cancer research...

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January 30, 2017

Curaçao, one of the Caribbean's best kept secret is the location of CANTO's 33rd Annual General Meeting. The event is co-hosted by United Telecommunication Services and Bureau Telecommunicatie en Post and is being held at the Renaissance Resort & Casino, Curacao...

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Bahamasair Makes Inaugural Flight to Haiti

January 16, 2017

A water salute and a large contingent of Haitian officials welcomed Bahamasair’s inaugural flight to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, as it touched down shortly before 9:00 a.m., Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Toussaint Louverture International Airport...

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs Immigration on U.S. Wet Foot/Dry Foot Policy Coming to an End
Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Immigration on U.S. Wet Foot/Dry Foot Policy Coming to an End

January 13, 2017

The United States government through its Charge in The Bahamas Lisa Johnson communicated to the Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell this afternoon that with immediate effect, the so called “wet foot / dry foot" immigration policy of the United States with regard to Cuban nationals landing in the United States will come to an end...

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Obama scrapping 'wet foot, dry foot' policy for Cubans

January 13, 2017

President Barack Obama announced Thursday he is ending a longstanding immigration policy that allows any Cuban who makes it to U.S. soil to stay and become a legal resident...

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Haiti postpones release of official election results

December 29, 2016

HAITI has delayed publication of the final, certified results of its disputed presidential election until the new year...

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Customs Temporarily Ceases Clearance of Rice Into Jamaica Amid Plastic Rice Reports

December 12, 2016

The Customs department has announced it’s temporarily ceasing the clearance of rice at all ports of entry following reports of so called plastic rice on the market...

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Fidel Castro Dies At The Age Of 90
Fidel Castro Dies At The Age Of 90

November 26, 2016

Cuba's former president Fidel Castro, one of the world's longest-serving and most iconic leaders, has died aged 90. Fidel Castro was seen as a ruthless despot by some and hailed as a revolutionary hero by others.

Castro's brother and the nation's President of several years, Raul, announced his death Friday on Cuban TV.

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Hurricane Matthew news in brief

October 04, 2016

o THE College of the Bahamas Oakes Field and Grosvenor Close campuses in New Providence and the Northern Bahamas Campus in East Grand Bahama will be closed today, with all operations and classes suspended.

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LIVE UPDATES: HURRICANE MATTHEW

October 03, 2016

BAHAMASAIR is suspending services to the southern islands of the Bahamas from Tuesday due to the approach of Hurricane Matthew

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Recall order for cookies

September 21, 2016

THE Ministry of Health has advised the public about the recall of undeclared hazelnut in orange and milk chocolate cookies widely distributed by the brand Waitrose Company, bearing the label best before date of March 30, 2017.

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Solomon's back-to-school trade show to assist Bahamas AIDS Foundation after school program

August 16, 2016

This Saturday, Solomon’s Super Center is helping parents and kids countdown to back-to-school with a trade show featuring healthy lunch tips, fitness and after school options for kids of all ages.

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DNA candidate: Why is Marco's law not enacted yet

June 23, 2016

PRODESTA Moore, the DNA's candidate for Elizabeth, yesterday criticised government's failure to fully enact Marco's Law.

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