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March 17, 2017
Pasting colors

I have visions of color rubbing up on each other, sliding over liquid slopes of sun-drenched limestone and bleached out roads, deepened by heat and dust. Color capturing what we do not see, but refuse to ignore. Islands are aloof, detached, yet our islands lay under the vibrant eyes of people who do not know this. They have always travelled, always ventured, always known that life is bigger than u...

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February 10, 2017
February's artwork of the month

The Bahamas has been a tourist location far longer than we have been independent - not hard, of course, with less than half a century of self-rule under our belt. So it makes sense that understanding ourselves and our national and cultural identity is quite difficult. The anxieties with trudging our way out of the muddled mix of British and African influence, the power of tourism in shaping our im...

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Opray Winfrey, Rose Bryne, Renee Elise Goldsberry star in HBO films 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Debuting April 22
April 03, 2017
Opray Winfrey, Rose Bryne, Renee Elise Goldsberry star in HBO films 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Debuting April 22

In 1951, a vibrant African-American woman was dying of cervical cancer at age 31. Under the bright lights of an operating room, surgeons harvested cells from her tumor that would prove to be astonishingly immortal and would change the face of medicine forever...

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April 25, 2017
BCB Commissions 'Free To Air' Transmission Tower

At the Commissioning Ceremony of the new 300-foot transmission tower of the Broadcasting Corporation of The Bahamas, to provide "Free To Air" television and increase the frequency of 1540AM, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie...

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May 11, 2017
Bishop Delton Fernander's vision for the Christian Council

Like salt that has lost its savor, the Bahamas Christian Council too often failed to season our national life with the richness and redemptive power of the gospels. In the past, the council was more prone to political favoritism rather than inspired by prophetic witness.
In the recent past, the council has proven less politicized and more willing to address national issues on a nonpartisan basis. ...

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May 22, 2017
Bannister sworn in

Desmond Bannister was sworn in as the minister of works today during a ceremony at Government House.

Additionally, five parliamentary secretaries were sworn in: Vaughn Miller has been appointed to the Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development; Pakesia Parker-Edgecombe has been appointed to the Office of the Prime Minister with responsibility for information and communications; Carlton Bow...

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May 25, 2017
Senators at the Official Opening of Parliament

Formal photo of Senators at the Official Opening of Parliament, May 24, 2017 in the Senate chambers...

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June 08, 2017
Aliv commits to working with Baptists to keep them connected

As the Bahamas National Baptist Missionary and Educational Convention held its 82nd annual session, Aliv made its presence felt, offering an additional 20 percent discount to Baptists attending the sessions. The discount was offered on top of existing promotional packages presented by Aliv.
Senior Aliv Partner Carl Momplaisir made a presentation on behalf of the company to the scores of members wh...

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June 12, 2017
NEMA Marks Start of Hurricane Season with Church Service

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) held its annual church service under the theme, "The Road To Resilience," commencing the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season. The church service was held Sunday morning, June 11, 2017 at Evangelistic Temple, Collins Avenue...

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May 05, 2017
Beauty in Bain Town

Bain Town is a space of much notoriety these days, as a number of historically freed slave villages on the island have grown to be, but it wasn't always so, and there is certainly a need to celebrate the history of these areas, and the sense of community and pride amongst those who remember how different the place was merely a few decades ago. So many of our major artists in The Bahamas came from...

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