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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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Recount in Elizabeth: FNM wins by one vote
February 17, 2010
Recount in Elizabeth: FNM wins by one vote

With just one more vote than the his PLP rival, the FNM's Duane Sands said last night's by-election results were proof that every vote counts.

According to The Tribune's last update at 9:23pm, Free National Movement party leader and Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham said the party would not declare victory.

The Progressive Liberal Party's Ryan Pinder came one vote short of Sands' 1501 votes.

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Elizabeth by-election recount: Still one vote apart
February 18, 2010
Elizabeth by-election recount: Still one vote apart

Elizabeth by-election recount: Still one vote apart

At 8.15 this morning there were four polling divisions left and the FNM's Duane Sands still held a one-point lead over the PLP's Ryan Pinder.

After 24 hours of counting, reports are that everyone is tired and a bit testy and officials have agreed to break.

Updates from last night's recount showed slow progress, including a number of spee...

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Top stories from The Guardian - Thursday
February 18, 2010
Top stories from The Guardian - Thursday

Marathon recount in Elizabeth

Message sent by high number of absent Elizabeth voters

Haitian man charged with manslaughter by negligence

Former policeman denies committing robbery

Methodist church official: Haiti relief donations slowing down

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Tribune top stories - Wed Mar 3
March 03, 2010
Tribune top stories - Wed Mar 3

Christie: PLP would welcome Branville

Disbelief over student's apparent suicide

More skeletal remains found in Grand Bahama

Two Catholic schools forced to close this year

The Bahamas Heart Foundation concerned over Dr Duane Sands' political career

Man dies at the wheel after stabbing

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Sports - Wed Mar 17
March 17, 2010
Sports - Wed Mar 17

COB athletes return home from Florida meet

The Thunderbird's legacy continues

Two swim well ahead of CARIFTA

GBPA makes presentation to marathon runner Boothe

Top players searching for answers

BSC season winds down

The individual gold at last


SAC wins all eight divisions at nationals

Burnside breaks record and qualifies for World Juniors

Basketball challenge in memory ...

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Tribune top stories - Fri Mar 19
March 19, 2010
Tribune top stories - Fri Mar 19

Attorney argues that five Pinder votes should count

Firm denies staff were suspended over fears

Pastor hits out at Tribune over article on homosexuality

Allegations that teacher 'engaged in sexually inappropriate behaviour'

Govt denies downtown advertising contract went to US-based firm

Plea over burned bodies inquiry

Police investigate drowning death, stabbing

Western Air lau...

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Guardian top stories - Wed Mar 24
March 24, 2010
Guardian top stories - Wed Mar 24

Doctor charged with rape

Prime Minister plans review of Election Court decision

Duane Sands looking forward to 2012 Elizabeth election

Bus driver and mother charged in sexual assault case

BEC wants to save you money

Former gang member speaks out

Three armed robberies and stabbing

One-month jail sentence for loiterer

Police find 15 pounds of marijuana

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March 31, 2010
Teacher put on leave after sex allegations

As of yesterday, the teacher allegedly involved in sexually inappropriate behaviour at the Oaksfield Primary School was placed on paid administrative leave.

Director of Education, Lionel Sands, said he was awaiting three reports which would direct how the Ministry of Education (MOE) proceeds on the matter.

The Ministry's Sexual Complaints Unit, the Department of Social Services and the Royal...

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US Ambassador encourages students to 'love books'
April 09, 2010
US Ambassador encourages students to 'love books'

United States Ambassador to the Bahamas Nicole Avant travelled to Eleuthera last month to speak to students at Green Castle Primary School about the importance of reading.

The fourth, fifth and sixth-grade students responded enthusiastically to the Ambassador's questions about their future goals and the book they are currently reading, "The Tale of Despereaux".

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Photos from the Abaco agribusiness expo
April 19, 2010
Photos from the Abaco agribusiness expo

Abaconians laid out a cornucopia of Bahamian-made products as the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources’ agribusiness expo rolled through Marsh Harbour last weekend.

From livestock to farm produce to prepared food to handicraft creations, Abaco demonstrated its potential as a key layer in the Government’s thrust towards food security.

Source: Bahamas Information Services

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April 26, 2010

-- Immunization coverage for measles, mumps and rubella improved to 98 per cent in The Bahamas in 2009, Minister of Health, Dr the Hon Hubert A Minnis said Thursday.

The figure represents a 7.5 per cent increase over the years 2004-2006 when the statistics dropped to a little under 90 per cent and is 3 per cent above the recommended Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/World Health Organizat...

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Lights turned off for Earth Day
April 27, 2010
Lights turned off for Earth Day

The Keep Grand Bahama Committee observed Earth Day with a ten-minute lights off exercise on Thursday morning.

Businesses and residents on Grand Bahama were invited to join in a show of solidarity whilst conserving energy at the same time.

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Andrea Simms-Adderley wins the Ninth National Teacher of the Year Title
April 27, 2010
Andrea Simms-Adderley wins the Ninth National Teacher of the Year Title

Andrea Simms- Adderley, a nine year teaching veteran currently posted at the Garvin Tynes Primary School was declared the winner of the Ninth National Teacher of The Year 2010-2012 at the gala affair which was held at the Rainforest Theatre of the Wyndham Cable Beach Resort on Saturday, 24th April, 2010.

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Third Annual A's For Excellence Campaign
May 11, 2010
Third Annual A's For Excellence Campaign

Thousands of outstanding primary and high school students who have earned at least an ‘A’ grade or more on their final report card, will have the opportunity to win a brand new laptop computer by participating in Custom Computers’ Third Annual “A’s for Excellence” Campaign, which officially kicks off this month. The competition is open to all government and private school students in New Providenc...

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May 17, 2010
40 take part in basketball coach training

The Bahamas Basket-ball Federation (BBF) will add to their pool of coaches after 40 individuals completed a three-day coaching clinic, which was hosted by American Larry Brown, a well-known and respected coach affiliated with the FIBA Americas.

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