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Gray: Food Security Levels Unacceptable

Gray: Food Security Levels Unacceptable

In the event that a catastrophe results in the halt of food imports to The Bahamas for a long period of time, the government is only prepared to feed the population for three months and the Minister of Agriculture Alfred Gray admitted that this reality is “unacceptable.” Mr. Gray’s comments came during a ceremony to [...]

Customs Seize Luxury Cars–Another Smuggling Ring Uncovered

Customs Seize Luxury Cars–Another Smuggling Ring Uncovered

Comptroller of Customs Charles Turner yesterday again denied that he or any other top ranking Customs official are involved in a stolen vehicle racket uncovered last month during a joint operation between customs and police. Mr. Turner and members of his executive team held a press conference yesterday to announce that three high end brand [...]

Waste Company “Trashes” Cancer

Waste Company “Trashes” Cancer

17 October 2014

It’s not a sight we see every day, but it will grab a lot of attention. And that’s precisely what officials at Bahamas Waste Management are hoping for by painting one of their garbage collection trucks pink. The goal is to raise awareness about cancer – especially among men. The truck has been decked out [...]

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Two Shooting Victims Rushed to Hospital

17 October 2014

Police are seeking the public’s help in solving a two shooting incidents that left two men detained in hospital Wednesday night. In the first incident, shortly after 7:00 p.m., a man was involved in an altercation with another man known to him who shot him to the right leg with a handgun and fled on [...]

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Sands Defends Healthcare Workers

17 October 2014

Despite revelations from that scandalous Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) audit report that unveiled, among other things, that doctors and nurses had for years improperly distributed drugs to patients and that some drugs were allowed to sit and expire on the shelves, Free National Movement (FNM) Deputy Chairman and cardiologist Dr. Duane Sands said while it [...]

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Nassau Listed Among World’s Most Unfriendly Cities

17 October 2014

The city of Nassau did not fare well in Conde Nast Travelers’ annual survey, earning the title of one of the least friendly cities in the world. In the report released several weeks ago, Nassau, Bahamas ranked number 10 on the list. Johannesburg, South Africa ranked number one, being rated the most unfriendly cities in [...]

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MOT Expands Tourism Market

17 October 2014

In an effort to boost tourism numbers, the Ministry of Tourism is on a mission to expand its target audience as it seeks to tap into the religious tourism market which is reportedly worth billions of dollars. Director of Religious Tourism Dwight Armbrister said that the ministry is targeting the United States and based on [...]

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Exuma Business Outlook Set for Next Week

Exuma Business Outlook Set for Next Week

17 October 2014

The 9th Annual Exuma Business Outlook is scheduled to take place Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at Sandals Emerald Bay Resort in Georgetown. This year’s theme is “Charting a Course for Growth in Exuma.” Transport and Aviation Minister, Glenys Hanna-Martin is the keynote speaker. Also slated to speak are President and CEO of BAF Financial, I. [...]

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30 Businesses Registered For VAT

17 October 2014

Just over 30 companies have registered online for Value Added Tax (VAT) since the online registration was launched earlier this week. The system was launched on October 13 and it is expected that all businesses meeting the taxable sales of $100,000 or higher within the next 12 months must complete registration by November 30. The [...]

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Woman Sexually Assaulted In Her Home

16 October 2014

Police are investigating claims of another sexual assault. The incident is alleged to have occurred around 1:00 a.m. Wednesday. Reports are that a woman was at her Gibbs Corner residence, when a man forced his way into her home and sexually assaulted her before fleeing on foot. There have been several reports of incidents like [...]

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Sands Questions Wells’ Termination

16 October 2014

Free National Movement (FNM) Deputy Chairman Dr. Duane Sands on Wednesday questioned whether or not now former Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Works and Urban Development Renward Wells is “taking one for the team,” when the Cabinet Office announced his termination Tuesday evening. “It took me three or four times to read that Cabinet [...]

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JLine Fitness Helps  Raise Cancer Awareness

JLine Fitness Helps Raise Cancer Awareness

16 October 2014

For the entire month of October, two local businesses came together to help raise Breast Cancer Awareness and to give back to one lucky person that has been effected by the disease in the Bahamas. Owners of J Line Fitness Bahamas, John and Jennifer Godet and co-owner of Print Tingz, Carlene Louissaint brought their businesses [...]

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