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Bolt Says Back to the Drawing Board After World Relays Upset IAAF Expected to be “Bahamazing”
 
Bolt Says Back to the Drawing Board After World Relays Upset

Bolt Says Back to the Drawing Board After World Relays Upset

The world’s fastest man Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt simply said “it’s back to the drawing board” after he and his teammates lost in shocking defeat to the United States in the Men’s 4x100m relay at the IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2015. The energy of spectators totally engulfed the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium on Saturday, [...]

IAAF Expected to be “Bahamazing”

IAAF Expected to be “Bahamazing”

The “Bahamazing” IAAF/BTC World Relays 2015 will be used to showcase Bahamian culture to the world audience according to the event’s committee. With only three days left before the international sports event transpires here in The Bahamas, event coordinator Fred Ferguson said the IAAF/BTC World Relays opening and closing ceremonies, will be filled with native [...]

U.S. Embassy Applauds New BEC Management

04 May 2015

Following Deputy Prime Minister Philip Davis’ announcement of PowerSecure International’s selection as the preferred bidder to manage the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC), U.S. Charge d’Affaires Lisa Johnson said she and the embassy are in agreement. “The U.S. Embassy in The Bahamas applauds Deputy Prime Minister Davis’ announcement that the government has agreed to engage in [...]

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Rumors of RBDF Marine Involved in Woman’s Death “False”

04 May 2015

Police said rumors circulating on social media that a Royal Bahamas Defence Force marine seaman is being sought in connection with the death of a woman found dead on Saturday are false. Police added that there is no identifiable basis for such rumors. Police would like to remind citizens that social media has become a [...]

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Archdeacon Warns of Posting Crime Scenes to Social Media

04 May 2015

Archdeacon James Palacious warned about the posting and sharing of gruesome crime scenes via social media. Archdeacon Palacious was the guest on Love 97’s radio talk show Jones and Co. yesterday, where he spoke about the need to alleviate corruption and disorder in the Bahamian society and called for citizens to show more responsibility and [...]

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Mitchell to address the UN

Mitchell to address the UN

04 May 2015

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Fred Mitchell went to New York yesterday to address to the United Nations as part of a high level thematic debate on the relationship between the United Nations and the CARICOM region. Mitchell will be filling in for Prime Minister Perry Christie and he will deliver an address to [...]

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Woman Found Hanging from Tree

04 May 2015

A young woman believed to be a mother of two, was found Saturday morning hanging from a tree. According to police reports, around 6:30 a.m., police received a report that a woman was found dead in the Skyline Drive area. When police arrived at the scene, they met the lifeless body of the woman roped [...]

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Cash Calls PowerSecure Selection An “Insult”

Cash Calls PowerSecure Selection An “Insult”

04 May 2015

The government’s decision to select PowerSecure International as the preferred bidder to manage the Bahamas Electricity Corporation is a “disgraceful” act of insult and betrayal to Bahamians, according to former Free National Movement Chairman Darron Cash. “On the face of it, this decision to bring in a foreign management team for BEC is an insult [...]

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BCC and NDPS Strengthens Relationship for Stronger Bahamas

04 May 2015

The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and the National Development Plan Secretariat both said they look forward to strengthening their relationship for one common goal, a stronger Bahamas. Earlier this year, Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce Gowon Bowe, announced at a press conference that his greatest concern with the National Development Plan was that its [...]

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World Customs Organization IT Conference and Exhibition Set For GB

04 May 2015

The World Customs Organization IT Conference and Exhibition is set to take place in Grand Bahama, May 6 to 8 at the Grand Lucayan Resort. Larry Bodie, superintendent of Bahamas Customs and Gurney Armstrong, chief customs officer attached to the Grand Bahama District and also members of the planning committee confirmed last Thursday that all [...]

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CBL’s Independent Mobile Network Solution Approved By Cellular Task Force, Moves On To Final Round

04 May 2015

The Cellular Liberalization Task Force announced last Tuesday that Cable Bahamas has been approved to move to the next phase in the selection process. The 100 per cent Bahamian-owned company will participate in the spectrum auction phase, expected to take place in May. Cable Bahamas CEO Anthony Butler explained that CBL would ensure that its [...]

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Summit Broadband Wins Contract For Over 100 Wireless Towers in Florida

Summit Broadband Wins Contract For Over 100 Wireless Towers in Florida

04 May 2015

Cable Bahamas’ subsidiary, Summit Broadband has secured a 20-year contract to provide tower backhaul services. The contract covers the provision of telecommunication tower backhaul services to over 100 wireless tower sites in central and eastern Florida. Summit Broadband will expand its fibre-backbone network by adding a further 280 kilometers to its current 1,500-km fibre backbone. [...]

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