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February 15, 2017
The answers that never came

The House of Assembly has finally passed a Freedom of Information Bill.
We commend Education Minister Jerome Fitzgerald and the Christie administration for finally bringing the long-promised bill to Parliament.
The passing of the bill may represent a new era of transparency and accountability in governance, but it will take some time before we know if that is indeed the case.
Passing legislation d...

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December 12, 2016
Bahamas Waste makes donation to All Saints Camp

In the spirit of Christmas and spreading the holiday cheer, the management and staff of Bahamas Waste made a donation of non-perishable food items to the All Saints Camp in recognition of World Aids Day.
The All Saints Camp, located off Carmichael Road, is a refuge for men, women and children diagnosed with HIV/AIDS, and currently has 60 residents.
Ernestine Lloyd, human resources manager at Baham...

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Bahamas Waste makes donation to All Saints Camp!
December 08, 2016
Bahamas Waste makes donation to All Saints Camp!

In the spirit of Christmas and spreading the holiday cheer, the management and staff of Bahamas Waste made a sizeable donation of non-perishable food items to the All Saints Camp for World Aids day....

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November 15, 2016
Decency and following the law

Hurricane Matthew caused damage to homes across New Providence. Those who live on the southern coast took the hardest hit, as storm surge accompanied the 140-mile-per-hour winds.

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Communication by the Prime Minister on the Impact of Hurricane Matthew
October 20, 2016
Communication by the Prime Minister on the Impact of Hurricane Matthew

I rise to report to The House on the impact of ‟Hurricane Matthew‟, the 13th named storm of the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season. Fortunately, the majority of our Family Islands sustained no major damage. This was a relief, particularly for those islands which were impacted last year by Hurricane Joaquin...

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October 13, 2016
Freeport conserving water, focusing on food supply and city reboot

Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) President Ian Rolle has outlined a rigorous schedule of activities for the authority's foreseeable future to get the city of Freeport back up and running in the wake of the havoc wrought by Hurricane Matthew.

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August 29, 2016
A sustainable Nassau

The results of months of planning and international cooperation between Austrian students and College of the Bahamas students, along with investment from the International Development Bank (IDB), the plans by the Sustainable Nassau Urban Lab were launched on Friday 29 July, 2016, at The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas.

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May 24, 2016
Call for effective national system of local government, pt. 1

Although both major political parties have pledged to put public power in the hands of Bahamian communities, through local government, about 70 percent of the Bahamian population living in New Providence have no organized structure or resources, apart from a vote once every five years, to make decisions about matters which affect their communities - from issues of safety, environmental stewardship...

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April 11, 2016
Residents of the Marathon Community Team up to Keep Marathon Clean, Green and Pristine

Dozens of Marathon residents joined forces this past Saturday to support a community clean up initiative coordinated by Member of Parliament for the area, The Honorable Jerome Fitzgerald.

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March 23, 2016
Keeping The Bahamas clean for a cause

Over the first quarter of this year, the Bahamas Waste team has worked hard to live up to the motto on its latest truck '"Service above self", which honors Rotary in The Bahamas.

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