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3 Bahamian Sailors Awarded for Efforts to Sustain Bahamian Tradition - May 3, 2016 - 7:23:33 PM

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EXUMA, Bahamas – The National Family Island Regatta Committee recognized three Bahamian giants for their contribution to the development of sailing Saturday, April 30th.

Efford Kemp from Black Point, Steve Smith who hails from Staniel Cay and Sheldon Gibson, a native of Crooked Island, received trophies and were clad in regatta jackets during an awards ceremony on the grounds of the Administrator’s Complex Regatta in George Town. The event officially ended the 63rd National Family Island Regatta...

News : Local

Save The Bays Congratulates Government on Freedom of Information Act Consultation, Urges ‘Real Teeth’ in Final Version of Legislation - May 3, 2016 - 5:28:40 PM

Fast-growing environmental movement Save The Bays today applauded the government’s announcement that it would pass a Freedom of Information Act this year following public consultation.

“Freedom of Information is one of the basic tenets of any democracy and was one of the first five goals for which Save The Bays was founded,” said Joseph Darville, chairman of the organization with nearly 20,000 friends on Facebook. “We congratulate the government of The Bahamas and the Minister of Education, Science and Technology, Jerome Fitzgerald, under whose portfolio Freedom of Information falls...”

Community

Grand Bahama eco kids pitch in for Coastal Awareness month - May 3, 2016 - 2:28:49 PM


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Freeport, Grand Bahama - The EARTHCARE Eco Kids performed a Beach Cleanup at Williams Town Beach to commemorate Coastal Awareness month on Grand Bahama. Approximately One Hundred Fifty pounds (150 lbs.) of marine debris and garbage waste were removed and given to Sanitation Services to be placed in the State of the Art, Pine Ridge Landfill.

Gail Woon, EARTHCARE Founder, a Director of Save The Bays and a Sustainable Tourism Committee member observed, “The idea that we should keep our coasts and islands clean is very important..."

Bahamian Politics

Opposition Leader, "Murder Rate Rising Over 20% More Than Under any Previous Government" - May 3, 2016 - 2:28:44 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - Dr. Hubert Minnis, leader of the Free National Movement (FNM), issued the following statement on the murder rate rising over 20% more than under any previous government.

“Our country is yet again on track to see the deadliest year in the history of The Bahamas. It seems like each day more innocent lives are being taken In just four years this Government has seen more murders than the previous five years combined. What’s disappointing – but not surprising to Bahamians – is that the Government failed to produce their crime plan in 2015 and once they finally did in February of this year, it was a series of recycled programs that have failed to stem this growing problem...

Bahamian Politics

Roberts: Peter Turnquest and the FNM lack the moral authority - May 3, 2016 - 1:56:20 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - The following is a press statement by Bradley B. Roberts National Chairman Progressive Liberal Party:

I am loathe to have to respond to recent remarks attributed by Peter Turnquest, Deputy Leader of the Opposition FNM, regarding maintenance at the Eight Mile Rock High School.

Unlike the FNM who left this school in a state of disrepair and infested, the PLP government has addressed the concerns of infestation and structural maintains. Further and to the benefit of West Grand Bahamians, the government is in the advance stages of the bid process for a brand new high school...

Sports

Men’s Tennis Overcomes 1-4 Deficit to Win Conference Tournament - May 3, 2016 - 12:53:40 PM

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OLATHE, Kan -Missouri Baptist men's tennis won their semifinal and championship matches on Saturday. The day started with a 5-2 victory over rival Missouri Valley and concluded with a 5-4 comeback win over Baker in the championship match.

Missouri Baptist (11-7, 7-1 AMC) opened the semifinals with its seventh doubles sweep of the year. Senior Tanner Morris and junior Sean Nanney started thingswith an 8-5 win at No.3. The Spartans' top duo, Lucas Oliveira and Quinton Argent, shortly followed with an 8-5 win of their own. Ricardo Martin and James Tobin completed the sweep with a tiebreaker win at No.2...

News : New Providence

BTVI recognized by IT certification company - May 3, 2016 - 12:22:51 PM

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The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institution (BTVI) was recently recognized as an authorized educational partner of TestOut Corporation for its commitment to improving the lives of students. 

TestOut provides industry-leading Information Technology (IT) certification training through interactive, hands-on lab exercises, video training, written lessons, quizzes, and certification exams - all in one integrated training package.

BTVI has been using the virtual testing software for over five years, giving students cutting edge methods to gain external, international certifications...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force

Nassau polce searching for suspects in 2 separate armed robberies - Suspect in custody for shooting incident - May 3, 2016 - 11:22:00 AM

Nassau, Bahamas -  Searching for Suspects in two separate armed robberies:In the first incident, around 8:30pm on Monday 2nd May 2016, two men armed with handguns robbed a Deli located on Elizabeth Avenue of an undetermined amount of cash before fleeing on foot....

In the second incident, shortly after 11:30pm on Monday 2nd May 2016, a man had just pulled up to his home located on Hamster Drive off Faith Avenue North in his silver 2012 Kia Sportage jeep license number 162...

Suspect in custody for shooting incident:  An adult male is in custody assisting police with investigations into a shooting incident that has left a man detained in hospital on Monday 2nd May 2016...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District

Police in Grand Bahama and Bimini make significant firearm and drug arrests in the past 24 hours - May 3, 2016 - 9:35:19 AM

Bimini and Freeport, Bahamas - The first incident occurred on Monday 2nd May 2016 shortly after 9:00am, officers in Bimini while at the Bimini International Airport had occasion to stop and search a male passenger where they discovered strapped to his person over two pounds of suspected marijuana. He was arrested and taken into police custody.

The second incident occurred shortly after 11:00am on Monday 2nd May 2016, officers of Operation Turf Sweep acting on information went to an area on Hudson Avenue where they discovered a .9mm pistol...

The third incident occurred shortly after 3:00am on Tuesday 3rd May 2016, officers of Operation Turf Sweep acting on information went to an area on Hearne Lane where they discovered an AKA assault rifle...

Sales & Promotions : Grand Lucayan Resort

Celebrate Mom this Sunday at Grand Lucayan! - May 3, 2016 - 9:08:02 AM

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Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - Let's celebrate Mom Sunday, May 8th at The Grand Lucayan!

Treat Mom to a Mother's Day brunch buffet.  Join us at China Beach, Willy Broadleaf or Churchill's and enjoy a lavish food display and a complimentary glass of champagne.

Churchill's Restaurant 11am - 3pm $48 Adults| Kids 6-12* $29

China Beach & Willy Broadleaf's 12pm - 4pm $39 Adults| Kids 6-12* $21.50...

News : New Providence

Bahamas Press Club acknowledges World Press Freedom Day - May 3‏ - May 3, 2016 - 12:35:49 AM

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NASSAU, The Bahamas - The Bahamas Press Club joins our colleagues around the world in marking World Press Freedom Day, Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016, with the theme, “Access to Information and Fundamental Freedoms – This Is Your Right”.

This year’s theme aligns with one of the Press Club’s main objectives, which is to see a Freedom of Information Act passed in The Bahamas. We note the present efforts by the government to move that process along, however, we maintain that the Act is long overdue and the tardiness of the government in seriously addressing this matter is unacceptable as even with best efforts the actual implementation date is closer to two years away...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

UK Affirms Longstanding Friendship with Caribbean and Financial Support for Infrastructural Development - May 2, 2016 - 9:49:03 PM

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FREEPORT, Grand Bahama - Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom, the Rt. Hon. Philip Hammond said on Friday, April 29, that he hoped the 9th UK-Caribbean Forum would "result in the kind of concrete outcomes that will strengthen our ties and help make both the UK and the Caribbean better places for all of our citizenry."  

The sessions were held in Freeport at the Grand Lucayan, under the theme, "Building a Stronger Partnership for Sustainable Growth and Development"....

News : Local

Central Eleuthera water disruptions following malfunction at WSC reverse osmosis plant - May 2, 2016 - 5:37:14 PM

On Thursday night past there was a catastrophic failure at the Naval Base Reverse Osmosis Plant. The well supplying the plant failed and while corrective action was in progress, a subsequent material failure resulted in extended down time for the plant.  It is now anticipated that supplies will be restored late this evening.

This facility supplies water to all settlements from Gregory Town in the north to Savannah Sound in the south. Supplies were diverted from our northern system located in the Bogue but this is not expected to be overly effective.   

Due to the prolonged outage, hundreds of customers, businesses and Government entities have experienced loss of supply. After repairs are completed...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Sir Jack Hayward Bridge officially opened by PM Christie - May 2, 2016 - 5:15:07 PM


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FREEPORT, Grand Bahama - During the official opening the Sir Jack Hayward Bridge in East Grand Bahama on Monday, May 2, 2016 Prime Minister of The Bahamas, the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie pointed out that Grand Bahama must move now; and he felt that the government and shareholders of the Grand Bahama Port Authority, in cooperating and working together, will come up with a formula to attract more investors to the island.

The Prime Minister said he wanted to make three key points: The first point, "We are very near to the conclusion of complex discussions and negotiations in terms of the future of Grand Bahama." Last night, said Prime Minister Christie, he met with Sarah St. George in Nassau, where they further discussed the way forward...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

CARICOM Secretary General Thankful for UK-Caribbean Forum; Expresses the Issues - May 2, 2016 - 4:31:12 PM

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FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque said Friday the mere fact of their meeting in the Ninth UK-Caribbean Forum, affirms the mutual desire of the Caribbean Community and the United Kingdom for enhanced and deepened co-operation.

Addressing delegates from the various Caribbean countries assembled at the Grand Lucayan resort for the opening to the two-day, April 29-30, 2016 conclave, Mr. LaRocque said the forum provided an excellent opportunity for CARICOM and the United Kingdom to engage in productive discussions aimed at deepening relationship and heightening existing levels of cooperation...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Sir Jack Hayward remembered at Bridge Opening in Grand Bahama - May 2, 2016 - 2:50:20 PM

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FREEPORT, Grand Bahama – Minister for Grand Bahama, the Hon. Dr. Michael Darville was keen to point out the contributions made by the late Sir Jack Hayward towards today’s Official Opening of the new Sir Jack Hayward Bridge, which connects East Grand Bahama with the city of Freeport.

Dr. Darville saluted Sir Jack while delivering his remarks.

Situated at the intersection of Grand Bahama Highway and Fortune Bay Drive, the new facility was officially opened May 2, 2016 by Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry Gladstone Christie. It was constructed at a cost of just over $4 million dollars...

Community

Janet Johnson Appointed Director of Mitchell Ekedede Brain Injury Foundation - May 2, 2016 - 2:31:19 PM

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Launched on May 27, 2014, the Mitchell Ekedede Brain Injury Foundation seeks to contribute to a reduction of 10% or 1% per year, the incidents of brain injury, with an emphasis on traumatic brain injury and in the acquired brain injury category, strokes caused by high blood pressure over a ten year period.

With such challenging goals, having the right Trustees on board is critical. The foundation recognizes this and that is why they’ve chosen Janet Johnson to join the MEBIF Board of Trustees. Johnson officially became a board member in April, 2016. Janet Johnson’s service in the Bahamas not only makes for an impressive portfolio, but makes her an ideal trustee...

News : International : Caribbean News

Caribbean Congress Labour's May Day Message 2016 - May 2, 2016 - 2:03:29 PM

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The Caribbean Congress of Labour conveys fraternal greetings and salutes your organisation on the occasion of International Workers’ Day 2016. It is with a deep sense of profound solidarity that we salute the workers of our region and indeed all workers of the world on this very special day when we reflect on our struggles, challenges and victories over the centuries.

This year, International Workers’ Day comes against the backdrop of the continued crisis of International monopoly capital and the sustained fallout from the 2008 financial crash triggered by the greed of capital and its finance magnates. International capital continues to widen the inequality gap, increasing unemployment, expanding national debt, ballooning trade imbalances and in some economies in our region growth stagnation, as well as recession...

Community

Business and pleasure come together at Salt Cay Writers Retreat - May 2, 2016 - 2:00:43 PM


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Now in its third year, the Salt Cay Writers Retreat (SCWR) is making a return to one of The Bahamas’ most popular local getaways, and is doing it in style. This year, the SCWR has partnered with The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism to offer its participants and faculty an unforgettable experience on the shores of Blue Lagoon Island.

Coordinated by Karen Dionne and Christopher Graham, the Salt Cay Writers Retreat aims to help writers complete or improve their manuscripts. As the co-founders of the renowned Backspace Writers Conferences, both Dionne and Graham are well versed in the trade...

Coordinated by Karen Dionne and Christopher Graham, the Salt Cay Writers Retreat aims to help writers complete or improve their manuscripts. As the co-founders of the renowned Backspace Writers Conferences, both Dionne and Graham are well versed in the trade...

Bahamian Politics

Turnquest: Government Should Pay Junkanooers & Quit Lip Service on Culture - May 2, 2016 - 1:36:56 PM

The following is a statement by Peter Turnquest, FNM Deputy Leader:

The government continues to disrespect the dedicated and committed Junkanoo leaders and group members here on Grand Bahama.  After continued struggles to secure corporate sponsorship and the immeasurable personal sacrifices being made by these cultural heroes to give our residents and visitors an annual quality parade, it is mind boggling why this government is taking so long to present prize monies to the participating groups.  These prize monies serve as no personal reward for leaders or group members, the monies are needed to pay suppliers and to coordinate 'thank you' celebrations.  This government needs to be more sensitive and caring about the plight of local Junkanoo groups.  Without credit from a significant number...

Bahamas Weather

Bahamas 7-Day Weather Outlook: May 2 - 8 - May 2, 2016 - 1:25:56 PM

GENERAL SITUATION: A low-level trough over Florida will affect the weather across the islands today while a ridge of high pressure across the area begins to gradually shift eastwards.

Monday 2nd – Variable cloudiness with isolated showers and possible thunderstorm mainly during the afternoon, and becoming partly cloudy with isolated showers tonight. Maximum Temperature 86°F and Minimum Temperature 73°F. Small Craft Caution in effect. Winds E-SE 15-20 knots. Seas 4-6 feet over the ocean...

News : International

Pew Commends Broad Global Support for Proposed Shark and Ray Protections - May 2, 2016 - 1:19:45 PM


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WASHINGTON—In an unprecedented global call to action, more than 50 countries have agreed to co-sponsor one or more of the proposals to nominate all species of thresher shark, the silky shark, and all species of mobula ray for protection under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

April 27th marked the deadline for countries to add their names in support of Appendix II listing proposals submitted earlier this year. Those listings would require that all continuing trade in these species be sustainable. Co-sponsors include a wide range of countries in Africa, the host region for this year’s CITES Conference...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Regatta: Economic Cornerstone of Family Island Economies - May 2, 2016 - 1:15:30 PM

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EXUMA, The Bahamas – The Hon. Alfred Gray, the Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources, under whose purview regattas fall, expressed satisfaction with 2016 National Family Island Regatta which wrapped up in George Town, Exuma this past weekend.

“So far we’ve been blessed with good weather and without incident. The job of the Police is not difficult when you have people simply having fun,” he said. “I am very pleased with what they have told me and I am pleased with what I have seen. Regattas are simply growing...”

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Stronger UK, Caribbean Relations Requires Deeper Re-engagement and Commitment, says PM Christie - May 2, 2016 - 12:53:00 PM

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FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- Prime Minister of The Bahamas, and Minister of Finance, the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie said that developing stronger and better relations between the United Kingdom and the Caribbean calls for a deeper re-engagement and commitment.

"Our very existence as a people demands that we not have a 'business as usual' approach," Prime Minister Christie said during the Official Opening Ceremony of the 9th UK Caribbean Forum, April 29, 2016, at the Grand Lucayan resort, Freeport, Grand Bahama...

News : International : Organization of American States (OAS)

Bahamas elected Chair of Inter-American Committee on Education for 2016-2018L: Will host 9th Inter-American Meeting of Ministers of Education - May 2, 2016 - 12:38:41 PM

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Washington, DC - The Minister of Education, Science and Technology of The Bahamas, Hon Jerome Fitzgerald, was in Washington DC for a series of education-related meetings from 27-28 April, 2016.

On Wednesday, 27th April, 2016, Minister Fitzgerald was a panelist in the First Round Table on Education in the Americas at the OAS and he presented on the topic: "Science and technology as catalysts for education and life opportunities". During his statement he implored OAS Member States to "advance the national development agenda of our respective countries through the architect and construction of robust national science, technology and innovation policies and systems...

Focus on Fashion

BAHARI releases 2016 Spring Collection - May 2, 2016 - 11:57:12 AM

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NASSAU, The Bahamas – As if the previous BAHARI collections were not impressive enough, the 2016 Spring Collection adds even more vibrancy and excitement to the Bahamian brand.

A photo-shoot held recently at The Cliffs, Cable Beach, showcased the 2016 Spring Collection; which consists of dresses, swimsuits for ladies and the distinctive premium t-shirts the brand is known for.“Spring is the season of new beginnings,” said Kyle Williams, Bahari Brand Manager. “Fresh buds bloom, animals awaken and the earth seems to come to life again...

Bahamian Politics

"More For Exuma Regatta to Come Under New FNM Government" - May 2, 2016 - 11:27:46 AM

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Official Opposition Leader, Dr. Hubert Minnis, MP, says he was delighted to once again be a part of the annual National Family Island Regatta on Exuma this past weekend.  Minnis says organizers and participants of the event are to be commended for their determination and dedication to keep the wonderful tradition alive.  "At the very core of the success being realized, is the people of Exuma who draw thousands to that beautiful island every year;" noted Minnis.  The Opposition Leader, who has been visiting and spending time on Exuma for decades, says under a newly elected Free National Movement government, funding and other particulars to sustain and improve the major annual cultural event will be thoroughly examined.  "Clearly the organizers and sailors need greater government support;" Minnis added...

Bahamian Politics

Turnquest: Eight Mile Rock High School Deserves Better Attention - May 2, 2016 - 10:53:24 AM

The touch and go renovations at the Eight Mile Rock High School by this government are clearly unsatisfactory. Reports of the presence of bats on the Eight Mile Rock campus are disturbing and demand full and focused attention. 

The periodic tours government officials continue to take for the media provide no sustainable improvements at that school.  We call on the government to stop talking about the importance of education and to act.  A genuine, thorough and comprehensive action oriented plan at the Eight Mile Rock School is needed immediately. 

Bats do not lend to a progressive learning environment.  Principal Butler, his entire staff, teachers, parents and students of Eight Mile Rock High School...

News : Grand Bahama

Grand Bahama Port Authority forging new relationships in Atlanta - May 2, 2016 - 10:32:01 AM

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Freeport, Grand Bahama -  The Invest Grand Bahama (IGB) Promotional Unit of The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA), led by Sr. Manager of Business Development, Derek Newbold, met with executives of the Atlanta Business League (ABL) earlier this month, while in Atlanta, Georgia, for the 2016 MODEX and Supply Chain & Transportation conference.

Noting that the meeting with ABL was strategic in growing awareness for Grand Bahama, Newbold shared that it was one of two major meetings planned during the trip to promote opportunities for trade and investment on the island...

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DeVry Medical International Calls on Minister Darville
New MERP session underway at Ross Bahamas site
Ross University School of Medicine Expands Affiliation with Premier U.S. Teaching Hospitals
Ross University promotes Dr. George Lotocki to Director of the Medical Education Review Program
Dr. Thomas Shepherd to Retire as President of Ross University
Ross University fully transitions Medical Education Review Program (MERP) to Grand Bahama Island
Ross University Bahamas counselor leads seminar for GB Association of Social Workers
Two positions open at Ross University in Dominica
(VIDEO) Ross University Appoints Bahamian as new Executive Administrator
New session underway at Ross Bahamas Site
Focus on Fashion
BAHARI releases 2016 Spring Collection
Miss Bahamas Universe Struts For A Cause
Canadian-Bahamian model makes her runway debut at Vancouver Fashion Week
Armani: Designing for Women in a Digital Age
Vancouver Fashion Week kicks off 27th season with designer showcase
St. Georges High School fashion design program to holds Fashion Show
Bahamian model, Shavon Nottage returns to New York Fashion Week
Eye-Catching Colourful Stripes Take Us Into Spring
'Hardour Collection' Launches Valentine's 2016 Collection
Sleepwear Becomes Day-Wear in Spring Fashions
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New Providence Events Calendar
Quote of the Week - Words Have Weight
PayPal now accepts Bahamian based credit cards
VAT Bahamas
Global Blue Service Fee Payment Can Now Be Made Online‏
Suriname Delegates Visiting Bahamas on Fact-Finding Mission on VAT Implementation
Bahamas Chamber of Commerce meets with gov't to discuss business license requirements
Bahamas Business Licence Certification Requirement Notice
No Consideration to VAT Being Removed From Healthcare
Department of Inland Revenue Business License Payment Methods
Department of Inland Revenue Reissuance of Billings (Real Property Tax)
Department Reiterates Differences Between VAT & TIN Certificates
File/Pay On-Time to Avoid VAT Fines and Penalties
Certified Statement of Turnover for Business Licences
Health
Cutting Out Sugar Can Improve a Child’s Health in Just 10 Days
New Technology Targets Tumors in Five Days or Less
BTVI holds successful health and wellness fair
Processed Meat May Be Killing More Bahamians Than Crime
Scientists studying intensified vector control measures to combat Zika, dengue and chikungunya in the Americas
PAHO, laboratories set guidelines to identify, confirm Zika Virus
PAHO Director to brief ministers of health on microcephaly / Zika in the Americas
Speak to a physician at Jupiter Medical Center
Bahamas' First Cochlear Implant Surgery Deemed a Success
Jupiter Medical: Put the Pain of Addiction Behind You
Opinions
What Does China Want From The Bahamas?
China's Growing Presence in The Bahamas
The right to private property, beach access or not
Pierre Dupuch: National Health Insurance and Rats
Op-ed: Discrimination, The Bahamian Political Crack
Carey Leonard: on the Hawksbill Creek Agreement Extension‏