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April 03, 2017
Carnival to be postponed until May 18-20

LESS than a week after officials announced the event's line-up, Prime Minister Perry Christie has confirmed that the 2017 Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival has been postponed until after the general election.

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May 09, 2017
Police Assure Public of Adequate Presence for Elections

Deputy Commissioner of Police Emrick Seymour, in charge of the Northern Bahamas, during a press conference at Police Headquarters, Tuesday, stated adequate police presence will be in place in all seven constituencies...

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April 28, 2017
Nomination Day: Time too short

Dear Editor,
Are you a busy person? I suspect that you are. What about your readers, Editor? Do you suspect that some of them might be busy people too? Yes? You, Editor, and they (your readers) no doubt have important things to do during the course of each day. And in the performance of your daily routine, Editor, do you find that sometimes (often enough) your day does not go as smoothly as you...

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May 16, 2017
Sands vows to keep NHI

New Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands yesterday vowed to keep the many promises he and Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis made leading up to the 2017 general election regarding healthcare and healthcare facilities in The Bahamas.
During an interview with The Nassau Guardian, Sands assured that he was not making empty promises.
He spoke briefly about his plans as the country's new health minister.
"Cer...

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June 07, 2017
Phi Beta Sigma chapters visit governor general, promote programs

The Delta Epsilon Sigma chapter and Beta Beta Lambda chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Incorporated paid a courtesy call on Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling on June 6, 2017.
The chapters visited the governor general as a part of the "Sigmas on Capital Hill" global initiative. The purpose of the program is to promote the fraternity and its work in all areas of government.
The Nassau-bas...

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August 28, 2017
How to be relevant

"We have to keep transforming ourselves to stay relevant." - Maurice Levy
There has been a lot of discussion lately about some persons' attempts to remain relevant. Many former public figures are striving daily to keep themselves in the spotlight in an attempt to stay relevant to society. Therefore, this week, we are going to Consider this... How does one stay relevant in Bahamian society?

Releva...

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June 09, 2017
Prime Minister stresses performance and professionalism during visit to BIS/ZNS

Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert Alexander Minnis Thursday told management and staff of Bahamas Information Services and the Broadcasting Corporation of The Bahamas that they will be held accountable for their performance, professionalism and punctuality or lack thereof...

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May 17, 2017
High Marks from CARICOM for conduct of 2017 General Election: 88 Percent of Registered Voters Casts Ballots

A preliminary report from the Caribbean Community’s (CARICOM) Election Observer Mission has given The Bahamas high marks for the conduct of the 2017 General Election...

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April 24, 2017
General election 2017: voter sentiment

"Not voting is not a protest. It is a surrender." - Keith Ellison
"Voting is the foundational act that breathes life into the principle of the consent of the governed." - DeForest Soaries

Last Thursday, April 20, was Nomination Day in The Bahamas, officially launching the general election campaign of 2017. The country observed more than 120 candidates from the three major political parties, spli...

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February 24, 2017
Plumbing contractor Donald Mortimer set to run as Independent candidate

DONALD Mortimer, a well-known plumbing contractor, says he intends to campaign and run as an independent candidate for Central Grand Bahama in the upcoming 2017 general elections.

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