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August 26, 2010
Two-year high for major hotels

The'Companion Fly Free"program has helped room occupancy in The Bahamas'major hotels soar to a two-year high, though they are still not at pre-recession levels.
According to preliminary statistics released by the Bahamas Hotel Association and The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, the 14 major New Providence hotels recorded a 78.2 percent occupancy rate for July, the highest recorded level since July i...

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April 08, 2015
April is Parkinson's Awareness Month

With April designated Parkinson Awareness Month, the Kingdor National Parkinson Foundation will heighten awareness of this progressive, debilitating condition that affects many people in The Bahamas.

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April 06, 2015
OAS recommends independent prosecutor

The Bahamas should consider establishing an independent prosecutorial service, adopt a timetable for the implementation of the Anti-Corruption Action Plan and identify and mitigate the underlying difficulties in obtaining the cogent evidence required to detect corrupt acts, according to the report of the Committee of Experts in the Fourth Round of the Mechanism for follow-up on Implementation of t...

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April 01, 2015
Social Safety Net Reform Designed to Modernized Socail Assistance and Modify Human Behavior

The introduction of the Social Safety Net Programme in The Bahamas will allow the Government to comprehensively address poverty by combining the assets of the Ministry of Social Services...

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New Oncology Centre to provide improved service to cancer patients
January 17, 2009
New Oncology Centre to provide improved service to cancer patients

The new, state-of-the-art Oncology Centre at the Princess Margaret Hospital opened Thursday amidst great expectations for the future diagnosis, management, treatment and care of cancer patients in The Bahamas.

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November 23, 2016
Under-18s are largest age group in New Providence

PERSONS under the age of 18 represent the largest age group in New Providence, according to 2016 projections by the Bahamas Department of Statistics.

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January 26, 2015
GB MP not surprised by rise in murders

While he commended the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) for a reported 18 percent decrease in crime overall for 2014, Free National Movement (FNM) Deputy Leader and Central Grand Bahama MP Peter Turnquest said he is not surprised murders increased 100 percent on Grand Bahama.

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Deputy Prime Minister Minister of Works Urban Development Passing Out Ceremony for Immigration Officers
November 06, 2014
Deputy Prime Minister Minister of Works & Urban Development Passing Out Ceremony for Immigration Officers

I am pleased and honoured to be with you this afternoon. This is a special day for you and it is a special day for me.

It is also another sign of the commitment of my government to the national security of our country and the well-being of our state and sovereignty. Just last Friday at this same locale, the country witnessed the passing out parade of new police recruits and, today, we have come...

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February 23, 2015
On the fringes

The smiles of the children betray the squalid conditions in which they live.

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2,000 temporary jobs planned
September 28, 2009
2,000 temporary jobs planned

With the unemployment rate hovering in the double digits in the face of a dramatic economic downturn, Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham has revealed that a temporary job program the government is seeking to put in place would likely create jobs for as many as 2,000 Bahamians

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