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Rubis Vows to Promote Public Health Bolt Says Back to the Drawing Board After World Relays Upset
 
Rubis Vows to Promote Public Health

Rubis Vows to Promote Public Health

As he clarified details surrounding the 2012 oil spill, Managing Director of Rubis Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Gordon Craig said the company’s focus is remediating the oil spill to protect the environment. During a press conference yesterday, Mr. Craig said Rubis, which has the public’s safety in its best interest, responded to the oil [...]

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, [...]

Palacious: Blame Crime on Gov’t

05 May 2015

With the issue of crime worsening in The Bahamas, Archdeacon James Palacious said the government is to blame for crime because Cabinet ministers are not doing what they are required to do to keep citizens as safe as possible. Archdeacon Palacious added that the increase in violent acts particularly robbery and murders, are as a [...]

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New Security Measures at U.S. Embassy Expected to Impact U.S. Visa Applicants

05 May 2015

On May 15, new security measures will be implemented at the U.S. Embassy in Nassau that are expected to impact the U.S. visa application process. To better streamline security screening, the U.S. Embassy will no longer provide storage services for restricted articles that are not allowed to be brought into the building. Under the new [...]

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Mitchell Seeks Financial Support from UN

05 May 2015

Minister of Foreign Affairs Fred Mitchell said the United Nations must assist CARICOM in securing reliable, accessible, and adequate financing because it is critical to the development of the Caribbean region. Mitchell’s comments came yesterday as he addressed the UN’s high level thematic debate in New York on strengthening cooperation between the UN, regional and [...]

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“Gov’t Statement on Rubis Too Late,” Says Thompson

“Gov’t Statement on Rubis Too Late,” Says Thompson

05 May 2015

Free National Movement Senator Kwasi Thompson said the government’s statement and yesterday’s press conference on Rubis is inadequate to addressing the worst health crisis in Bahamian history. In a statement released yesterday, Thompson said the government is now breaking its silence after remaining silent for two weeks in the midst of heavy criticism by the [...]

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Gov’t Regrets Rubis Report Delay

05 May 2015

Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson expressed sincere regret to the public yesterday on behalf of the government for the delayed release of the Black and Veatch report, which assessed Rubis’ and the government’s response to the oil spill. “As a government, we understand we should have released the report sooner,” Maynard-Gibson said during a press conference. [...]

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Atlanta Consul Returns to Duty

05 May 2015

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that Consul General to Atlanta Randy Rolle returned to his duty yesterday following a period of intensive review, reflection and consultations. Last month, Rolle was recalled as a result of his recent arrest in Bimini and yesterday the Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed that the matter was thoroughly investigated [...]

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All Roads Lead To New Providence

05 May 2015

With only one day left before The Bahamas stages yet another inaugural world class event, ‘The Grand Life’ team based in Freeport, Grand Bahama, has already begun making its way into New Providence where all roads now lead for the highly anticipated Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival. The momentum has been building for months to what is [...]

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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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