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June 12, 2020
George Floyd: Microsoft bars facial recognition sales to police

Microsoft has become the latest US company to limit the use of its facial recognition technology by police...

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June 11, 2020
Immigration Department Implements Facial Recognition Thermometer Camera Technology

Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Immigration the Hon. Elsworth Johnson at the Department of Immigration announced today, June 10, 2020 that the Department has partnered with SunRyse Communications Ltd...

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June 11, 2020
Facial recognition thermometers installed at Immigration Department

The Department of Immigration yesterday introduced a facial recognition thermometer to assist with the early detection of COVID-19...

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Facebook facial recognition faces class-action suit
April 17, 2018
Facebook facial recognition faces class-action suit

Facebook must face a class action lawsuit over its use of facial recognition technology, a California judge has ruled.

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January 09, 2018
Minister Dames: Govt. Taking Steps to Modernize the Police Force

Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin Dames said that since assuming office in May of last year, the government was acutely aware of the “daunting challenges” it faced in tackling crime and while the Government commended The Bahamas' “brave” law enforcement officers...

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Facebook Seeks Recognition Consent in EU and Canada
April 19, 2018
Facebook Seeks Recognition Consent in EU and Canada

Facebook has started asking European and Canadian users to let it use facial recognition technology to identify them in photos and videos...

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October 23, 2020
Ministry of National Security Reports Two Cases of Coronavirus Infections.

The Ministry of National Security wishes to inform the public that it had two reported cases of coronavirus infection. Both cases were sent home, quarantined, and tested following the advice and standard protocols of the Ministry of Health...

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OCTOBER 2020: National Down Syndrome Awareness Month
October 15, 2020
OCTOBER 2020: National Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Down syndrome is a condition in which a person has an extra chromosome. Chromosomes are small “packages” of genes in the body. They determine how a baby’s body forms during pregnancy and how the baby’s body functions as it grows in the womb and after birth. Typically, a baby is born with 46 chromosomes. Babies with Down syndrome have an extra copy of one of these chromosomes, chromosome 21...

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July 23, 2018
Agriculture and Marine Resources Minister visits Empowerment Camp for Students

I am very proud of what I am seeing here in terms of food processing and the creation of handicrafts,” said Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources, the Hon. Michael Pintard on his visit to the Department of Cooperatives Summer Programme...

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August 03, 2018
Cooperative Summer Camp Participants Create Skin Care Line using Locally Sourced Farm Fresh Tomatoes and Cucumbers

AGRI-CENTRIC CAREERS HIGHLIGHTED AT CO-OP SUMMER CAMP...AGRICULTURE Minister Michael Pintard heralded the 29 millennial participants of the Department of Cooperatives Development Summer Camp as inventors, risk takers and entrepreneurs who defied the odds in the production of their goods and crafts...

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