Archive | August, 2013

‘Barefoot Bandit’ Named as one of 40 Meals to Eat in A Lifetime

‘Barefoot Bandit’ Named as one of 40 Meals to Eat in A Lifetime

Business Insider, an international website that reports on tech, finance, entertainment, lifestyle, sports and more, featured the Kalik and conch salad combination as one of the must have culinary experiences. (Photo by Charles John.)

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Christie Addresses March On Washington– Thousands Urged To Keep Dream Alive

Christie Addresses March On Washington– Thousands Urged To Keep Dream Alive

Half a century after Martin Luther King Jr. stood on the steps of Washington’s Lincoln Memorial, peered out at a crowd of 250,000 people and delivered the now famous “I Have A Dream” speech, a new generation of Americans were yesterday admonished to keep the dream alive and make it their own. Addressing an estimated […]

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$150K Of Marijuana Seized In Andros

Seven people have been arrested and are expected to be charged sometime this week in connection with a drug bust on Andros which led to 1,500 pounds of marijuana being seized. The drugs were flown to New Providence by a US Coast Guard helicopter and arrived at the Odyssey Airport Wednesday afternoon. Officer-in-Charge of the […]

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Injured Man Claims Police Brutality

More claims of police brutality were lodged against the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) Wednesday after a 31-year-old man claimed the tables were turned on him when he tried to make a complaint to police. Kevin Moss said what was supposed to have been a fun night out with his girlfriend Tuesday turned ugly because […]

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Police Crack Stealing Ring

Police in eastern New Providence have cracked a stealing ring that reportedly targeted victims throughout the capital and on Monday arrested two men and a woman believed to be the masterminds. On Tuesday, officers from the Elizabeth Estates Police Station displayed for the media thousands of dollars worth of electronic items, clothing, tools, jewelry and […]

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PM Scolded For Disclosure Record

Prime Minister Perry Christie has already promised to release the findings of an investigation into allegations of abuse at the Carmichael Road Detention Centre, but Free National Movement (FNM) Chairman Darron Cash said based on the prime minister’s record, he has no interest in public disclosure. The Bahamas has been the subject of intense scrutiny […]

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Gov’t Wants More Talent For Nat’l Health Plan

Gov’t Wants More Talent For Nat’l Health Plan

The committee appointed to organise a national health insurance (NHI) plan is in need of new technical talent to bring the plan to fruition, according to Minister of Health Dr. Perry Gomez. The minister told reporters yesterday that the plan, which is designed to make healthcare more affordable for Bahamians, is coming along well. “We’re […]

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GGYA Teams-Up With RBDF Rangers

Two of the country’s most prominent youth programmes have joined forces to provide them with a positive and quality training experience. Thirty members of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) have recently completed a training course hosted by the Governor General’s Youth Award (GGYA). The course is mandatory for any volunteer who plans on operating […]

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Fitzgerald Warns Teachers

With more than 50,000 students preparing to head back to school next Monday, Minister of Education Jerome Fitzgerald on Tuesday warned that any teacher who skips classes because of disagreements with their principals would face serious disciplinary action. Last week, Bahamas Union of Teachers (BUT) President Belinda Wilson said that she would be pull 130 […]

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A Lasting Tribute To The ‘Father Of The Nation’–Sir Lynden Pindling Room Officially Opened

A Lasting Tribute To The ‘Father Of The Nation’–Sir Lynden Pindling Room Officially Opened

Prime Minister Perry Christie is hoping to get the ball rolling on documenting the history of the men and women who played significant roles in building and shaping The Bahamas. He has commissioned leading Bahamian archivist, Dr. Gail Saunders, Bahamian writer, cultural critic and educator Patricia Glinton-Meicholas and oral historian, Dr. Tracy Thompson to begin […]

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