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July 09, 2011
'Art Is' coming

For those who miss the iconic "Express Yourself" open mic nights that Nadine Brown used to host, get ready for her latest venture, "Art Is", the new low-key performance and visual arts forum which kicks off Wednesday July 20th at 8pm at The Hilton.

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July 13, 2011
Private sector 'willing'on wage subsidy plan

SEVERAL private sector businesses have expressed a willingness to embrace the Government's subsidised work-placement initiative, the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation's (BCCEC) chairman, Winston Rolle, said yesterday.

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The road to the coveted Miss Teen USA title
July 15, 2011
The road to the coveted Miss Teen USA title

For 51 American teen beauty queens, seven days of fun in the sun is sheer heaven.  But for each of them the icing on the cake would be if they walked away with the title of Miss Teen USA as will happen on Saturday, July 16 when one of the young ladies will be crowned.

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The End of an Era
July 16, 2011
The End of an Era

When Erica James was earning her BA in Vassar College in 1992, she chose for her senior project the topic of a National Art Gallery of The Bahamas.  Little did she know that eleven years later in 2003 she would be leading such an institution that would drastically change the way Bahamian viewers and artists approach art.

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July 17, 2011
Antique Auto Show proceeds assist the Ranfurly Home for Children

NASSAU, Bahamas -- The 36 young residents of the Ranfurly Home for Children on Mackey Street are benefiting from the efforts of members of the Antique Auto Club of The Bahamas and more significantly from the members of the public, tourists and the business community who supported the Club's Annual Antique Auto Show and Streak-out for 2011.

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The power of creativity
July 23, 2011
The power of creativity

These days, it seems as if customer satisfaction for tourists is at an all-time high, while local businesses and government-run institutions have a bad reputation for customer satisfaction. One doesn't need to look further than K.B.'s hit song "Civil Service" to see how this attitude has become a familiar part of Bahamian culture.

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July 27, 2011
A.M. Best affirms rating of Family Guardian shareholder

International credit ratings agency A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength of one of Family Guardian's major shareholders. The revised outlook for Sagicor Capital Life Insurance Company Limited's - which has 20 percent in the Bahamian company - was sent down yesterday.

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Take back the night
August 12, 2011
Take back the night

Every man, woman and child who cares enough to take a stance against violence in the streets and in homes is being encouraged to make a powerful statement by joining the Crisis Centre in a march and speak-out against violence in the streets and in homes.

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August 13, 2011
A Great Freedom

History began with the creation of the written record. This is not to say that nothing existed prior. The invention of written language provided a record of conversations, events or thoughts. Writing established the flow of ideas from one generation to the next, undisturbed by verbal manipulation. Some 8,000 years later there proves no greater mechanism than the power of language to communicate no...

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August 16, 2011
UNCONDITIONAL LOVE

"You never see it coming

Then the next you know...

unconditional love...

unconditional love

She ain't looking for

no diamonds

And digging for no gold

Just somebody to love...

unconditional love

Woaaah"

Reggae Artist Siccature "Jah Cure" Alcock has found unconditional love as he and longtime girlfriend, media personality and former Miss Jamaica Kamila McDonald, tied the knot at a ceremon...

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August 28, 2011
Irene to 'Eeat Into' BEC's 7M Target

WHILE the cost of Hurricane Irene repairs will "eat into" the Bahamas Electricity Corporation's (BEC) $7 million profit projection for the financial year ending on September 30, its chairman expressed hope that it would still end the period in the black.

While still awaiting hard data from the BEC assessment teams and repair crews that have fanned out through the hard-hit central and southern B...

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September 12, 2011
Profile: Matthew Kelly

How do you feel about theater in The Bahamas?  What are its weak and strong points? How active is it?
Thankfully theater is on the rebound.
Theater in The Bahamas is in a fledgling state, a bit weird considering its decades and decades of history.  In a sense it's really being reborn.  Not all of it or all of the people are new, not by far, but part of our legacy was a disconnect fr...

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September 13, 2011
DNA and its leader prove amateurish and reckless

Since the glitzy launch of his party, DNA Leader Branville McCartney has been relentlessly gaffe-and blunder-prone making a series of amateurish and ill-advised statements. One of the more egregious is his intention that children born of illegal immigrants be constitutionally banned from applying for citizenship.
For this he has been criticized by a chorus of voices including a senior prelate who ...

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September 16, 2011
The power of language

History began with the creation of the written record. This is not to say that nothing existed prior. The invention of written language provided a record of conversations, events or thoughts. Writing established the flow of ideas from one generation to the next, undisturbed by verbal manipulation.
Some 8,000 years later there proves no greater mechanism than the power of language to communicate no...

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September 18, 2011
Small Crimes Graduate to Bigger Ones

EDITOR, The Tribune.

PLEASE allow me a little space in your fine newspaper to express my opinion on several matters. It is amazing what some people in this country think is OK to do or is right in their minds. What is even more amazing is how the politician, namely the opposition, just jumps on a topic to gain political points when if on the other side of the fence it would not take a certain s...

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September 27, 2011
Mango CEO explains resignation

Despite his commitment to the concept behind Transfer Solutions Providers' (TSP) Mango Card, Shaker Rawan said that developments at the company have led him to resign as CEO and director of the board.
"The circumstance under which I left the company was a change of direction in the company that I could not be a part of," Rawan told Guardian Business.  "There was a restructuring of the TSP com...

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September 28, 2011
FAMGUARD UNVEILS 176 PROFIT GROWTH

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

FAMGUARD Corporation yesterday unveiled a 175.8 per cent in 2011 second quarter net profits to $1.579 million, its chairman expressing confidence that the company's premiums receivable balance would "improve in the coming months".

The BISX-listed holding company for Family Guardian, the life and health insurer, saw its bottom line performance for the hal...

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Bill Gates: “I Will Miss Steve Immensely”
October 05, 2011

Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft and longtime rival of Steve Jobs, has issued a statement expressing his sadness at the passing of Steve Jobs.

In it, Gates describes their relationship as one of “colleagues, competitors and friends over the course of more than half our lives.”

Gates’s full statement is included below:

“I’m truly saddened to learn of Steve Jobs’ death. Melinda and I...

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Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham - Straw Market Authority Debate Contribution
October 11, 2011
Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham - Straw Market Authority Debate Contribution

I am pleased to speak during the debate on the Straw Market Authority Bill introduced at the last sitting of the House. The Bill is meant to create a Straw Market Authority to provide for the operation and maintenance and upkeep of the Straw Craft Market.

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October 12, 2011
FOI bill needs more scrutiny

Though a strong step in the right direction, the tabled Freedom of Information (FOI) bill contains deficiencies that could derail effective implementation, according to an expert in the field.

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