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No Water or Electricity in Inagua
September 11, 2008
No Water or Electricity in Inagua

The people of Inagua appeared in good spirits yesterday, despite the fact that many of the island's buildings were severely damaged by Hurricane Ike, and there was no electricity and - up to press time - running water on the island.

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8-yr old dies from traffic accident injuries
September 16, 2008
8-yr old dies from traffic accident injuries

The young Abaco male student who was struck down along with his sister, last Thursday (11.9.08), while on their way home after school, has succumbed to the injuries that he sustained in that accident. Eight year old Malik Fenelus of the Mudd, Marsh Harbour, a student at the Central Abaco Primary School, died in the Intensive Care Unit at the Princess Margaret Hospital in Nassau, around 3:00pm on M...

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Public School Fees “ILLEGAL”
September 17, 2008

On the heels of a directive from the Minister of Education ordering school administrators to stop preventing children from attending public schools because their parents or guardians can’t afford certain school-instituted fees, a senior education official has disclosed that there is no legislative basis for the fees.

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Road Runners Award Top Athletes
December 01, 2008
Road Runners Award Top Athletes

Dignitaries and Olympic guests alike stressed perseverance and hard work as key tools for excelling in life at the 9th Road Runners Track and Field Club Banquet, held in honor of Grand Bahamians Basil and Paula Neymour at the Wyndham Resort on Saturday night.

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National Museum event lights up downtown Nassau
December 11, 2008
National Museum event lights up downtown Nassau

Hundreds gathered on the lawn of Collins House, Shirley Street as Governor General Arthur D. Hanna clicked on the lights in the garden launching the Antiquities, Monuments & Museums Corporation’s (AMMC) “Festival of Lights” celebration.

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Lyford Cay Foundation accepting grant applications from local non-profit groups
January 13, 2009
Lyford Cay Foundation accepting grant applications from local non-profit groups

Lyford Cay Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce that its Gifts and Grants Committee is currently accepting applications from Bahamian non-profit and charitable organisations who wish to apply for an award.

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Top Chinese government official tours Grand Bahama
February 19, 2009
Top Chinese government official tours Grand Bahama

In an extensive whirlwind tour of Grand Bahama, Vice Premier of the People's Republic of China Hui Liangyu reviewed the many major investments and developments that have been key to that islands growth and development.

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Teachers honoured at T G Glover
May 24, 2009
Teachers honoured at T G Glover

NASSAU, Bahamas – T G Glover Primary School honoured 28 of their teachers during a special Appreciation Assembly on Friday, May 22.

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Smashing success for custom computers second annual a’s for excellence program as thousands of students participate
August 28, 2009

A’s, A’s and more A’s earned by thousands of students from across The Bahamas who received ‘A’ grades on their report cards for 2009, filled a gigantic barrel at Custom Computers Know How Store on Cable Beach as the company held the official drawing for its Second Annual A’s For Excellence Program on Saturday August 15, 2009.

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Commonwealth Bank donates school supplies to Grand Bahama, Sweetings Cay and Bimini students
September 11, 2009
Commonwealth Bank donates school supplies to Grand Bahama, Sweetings Cay and Bimini students

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- In keeping with the bank's commitment to assist in developing the communities in which we live and conduct business, Commonwealth Bank is taking its corporate responsibility seriously by recognizing a need and giving back to the community in a big way by assisting Bahamian students with 'Back-2-School’ supplies.

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October 14, 2009
Ministry Addresses Its Concerns on School Disruptions

The Ministry of Education wishes to respond to the disruptions in some of the schools which have been inflated and under normal circumstances would have been resolved by the administrators and teachers at the affected institution.

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IDB Contest focuses on climate change
October 14, 2009
IDB Contest focuses on climate change

Small island states, the effects of climate change, and environmental protection are the focus of the 2009 essay contest organized by the Inter-American Developmental Bank (IDB) and the Bahamas National Trust (BNT).

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National Art Gallery of The Bahamas pays tribute to Amos Ferguson
October 22, 2009
National Art Gallery of The Bahamas pays tribute to Amos Ferguson

On the morning of October 19, 2009, Bahamian Artist and National Monument Amos Ferguson went home to be with the Lord he had spoken to and communicated with through his paintings for the past fifty years.

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Salina Point Students Get a Lesson in Hope from the Nation’s Chief
November 12, 2009

They sang the well known primary school song “I am a Promise, I am a Possibility” to welcome Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Hubert Ingraham to their school, and it was this message the nation’s leader in turn re-affirmed to the students of Salina Point Primary school– that they can indeed make their dreams come true

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Health Minister promotes oral hygiene
November 18, 2009
Health Minister promotes oral hygiene

Proper oral health is “an important component” of overall wellbeing and “must be practiced” at an early age, Minister of Health, Dr the Hon Hubert A Minnis affirmed.

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Bahamian Doctor Making Literary History
November 19, 2009
Bahamian Doctor Making Literary History

In the publication of a unique memoir to be launched at the College of The Bahamas Chapter One bookstore on Friday November 20 at 6 pm, one of the nations widely respected medical practitioners is making regional literary history. This, his third book, titled Westward: The Walk of a Bahamian Doctor is set to become the first publicly available memoir written by a medical professional native to the...

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Rt. Hon. Hubert A. Ingraham on Temporary Employment Programme
November 19, 2009
Rt. Hon. Hubert A. Ingraham on Temporary Employment Programme

In the first four months of the 2009/10 fiscal year, Recurrent Expenditures amounted to $485.3 million, or 32% of Estimated Expenditures for the full year.

That represented an increase of only $7 million or 1.5% from the level of Recurrent Expenditures during the first four months of the 2008/09 fiscal year.

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Senator Delaney is new Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs
November 24, 2009
Senator Delaney is new Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs

Prime Minister the Hon Hubert Ingraham described the new Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Senator John Delaney, as an “accomplished professional who has already demonstrated his willingness to render public service to his country at considerable sacrifice to himself and his family.”

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November 25, 2009
Government Acquires Land From Mekaddish Ministries

The Government will acquire nearly one acre of land through a ‘voluntary’ transfer from Mekaddish Ministries. In return, Mekaddish Ministries will receive comparable land fronting on Pine Yard Road, in the area of the Sandilands Allotments. Minister of Education, the Hon. Carl Bethel made the announcement during a press conference at the site on Monday, November 23.

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Education Minister meets with education officials in Grand Bahama
December 16, 2009
Education Minister meets with education officials in Grand Bahama

Minister of Education the Hon Desmond Bannister made a special visit to Grand Bahama to meet with the Eight Mile Rock High and Lewis Yard Primary schools as well as principals, vice principals, the School Board and Ministry of Education officials. Mr Bannister also used the time to discuss his plans for the educational system in Grand Bahama. Pictured from left: Permanent Secretary, MOE, Elma Garr...

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