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July 11, 2016
New mobile service by Oct.

Now that the Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA) has licensed new cellular mobile network operator and service provider NewCo2015 Limited (NewCo), the operator must launch its cellular mobile services by October 2016. NewCo will do this under the management and control of Cable Bahamas Ltd. (CBL), and its network must cover 99 percent of New Providence and 80 percent of Grand Bah...

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April 20, 2011
The best and the brightest

After a three-month nationwide search to locate the best and brightest, in one month, one of the 116 chosen few will be named the 15th National Primary School Student of the Year (NPSSY). The 2011 Student of the Year winner, finalists and nominees are expected to share about $100,000.00 in scholarships and prizes.
The Student of the Year will be announced on Saturday, May 21 at the Golden Gates W...

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March 07, 2011
TURNQUEST: Our Lucaya layoffs a blow to GB

Grand Bahama’s unemployment rate could now be in the region of 25 percent, following the Our Lucaya Beach and Golf Resort’s layoff of 200 staff members on Friday, charges the island’s Chamber of Commerce President Peter Turnquest.
The situation is especially troubling, he said, given there are no jobs prospects to absorb that number of unemployed persons.

“That’s a m...

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December 30, 2010
Wikileaks Bahamas secret cables cover 2004-2010

Nearly all of the secret United States State Department cables on The Bahamas in the possession of online whistleblower Wikileaks date from the period 2004 to 2010, according to data compiled by the German news magazine Der Spiegel.
Wikileaks turned over the more than 250,000 cables to Der Spiegel, the Spanish paper El Pais, the French paper Le Monde and the British paper The Guardian. The Guardia...

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