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A Mouth Full visits Taj Mahal, Nassau - Sep 23, 2015 - 12:53:59 PM

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Namaste; Join Dre' as she discovers authentically Indian food at a quaint spot on Parliament Street (Nassau,Bahamas), Taj Mahal. The manager, Manjit helps her to discover the complex spices and subtle flavors that are associated with Indian foods and serves her a feast like we have never seen before!

Explore authentic Indian curry, lamb, spinach, cauliflower, Marsala, and more.

The Bristol Wine & Spirits "Wine of the Week" recommended for Indian food by Rusty, is a Lindeman's Bin: Pinot Noir...
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A Mouth Full visits Rum Bahamas Festival - Mar 27, 2015 - 3:06:52 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - Over 4,000 people came to this year’s Rum Bahamas Festival held at Fort Charlotte February 27- March 1. If you missed the second annual event, Dre' has got you covered!

Join her as she sips and samples all the great food and drinks available at this year's event. Dive into this week's adventure in taste!

A Mouth Full is the first of its kind in Bahamian television, entertaining and educating Bahamians and visitors alike about the variety and complexity of the food landscape here in our 700 island archipelago...
Entertainment
A Mouth Full visits Aquafire in Nassau - Mar 12, 2015 - 11:05:22 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - In this week's episode of A Mouth Full join Dre' as she travels to the western area of New Providence to sample the taste of a new restaurant called Aquafire Bar & Grill. Dre talks to the restaurant's young chef Ariana McWeeney who walks her through the menu and what inspired it, and of course she gets to taste!

A Mouth Full is the first of its kind in Bahamian television, entertaining and educating Bahamians and visitors alike about the variety and complexity of the food landscape here in our 700 island archipelago...

Entertainment
A Mouth Full: Who doesn't love pizza!? - Feb 26, 2015 - 3:49:25 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - In this week's episode of A Mouth Full takes foodies on a pizza tour! From cheesy toppings, to crunchy, bready crusts, meat, mushrooms and veggies galore, this episode dives you into the wonderful world of pizza and stops to three local pizzerias to get a mouth full of their popular Italian pies!

Our host, Dre begins her journey at the newly opened Wildfire Pizzeria in the Old Fort Plaza where one of the owners, Peter Gilcud schools Dre on why their pizza is already so popular. There she samples two of the menus hottest items: the Five Alarm Pizza and a pizza topped with duck!
News : Ministry of Tourism Updates
(VIDEO) Tourism Awareness Week overview by GB Tourism Dir. Betty Bethel - Jan 20, 2015 - 11:17:14 PM

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Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - This is an exciting month for the Ministry of Tourism, as we culminate a year of celebrating 50 years of the establishment of tourism promotion, which commenced January 2014.

This final leg of 50 years of tourism is married to tourism week, where there will be a variety of initiatives taking place through out the islands.

Grand Bahama Island kicked off its tourism awareness initiatives on Friday, January 16th with the rest of the country with the 16 island wedding promotion. Our couple from Ohio wed at sanctuary bay to the backdrop of dolphins.

We begin this week of awareness by educating, celebrating and serving the industry and community at large and most importantly, our team will worship together and give thanks with our industry partners and Cacique finalists, on Sunday, February 1st...

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(Audio) Early years of Sir Jack Hayward in Freeport, Grand Bahama (recorded 1993) - Jan 16, 2015 - 3:14:43 PM

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Freeport, Grand Bahama Island – In tribute to the late Sir Jack Hayward TheBahamasWeekly.com is pleased to share this exclusive audio interview with Sir Jack Hayward conducted in 1993 by David Mackey, cohost of a popular radio program, Bahamian Slam Jam during the early 90’s. Bahamian Slam Jam aired both in The Bahamas and in South Florida via ZNS3.

Sir Jack said of life in Freeport in the early days; “I came here in 1956, a year after the agreement (HBCA) had been signed and of course there was nothing here. We all lived in quonset huts, barracks…very primitive. There were no roads there was no television…

 

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Video interview with Angelika Christie, Transformation Coach, Speaker, Author - Sep 29, 2014 - 4:18:12 AM

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Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - The Bahamas Weekly presents a video interview with Angelika Christie, who is a doctor of Naturopathy,  life transformation coach, speaker, and a published author. In this interview she expresses her vision for Grand Bahama, which  can provide another source of revenue for the island aside from industry and mainstream tourism. Her vision is towards the island becoming a wellness destination where persons from all across the planet could converge for rest, rejuvenation, education, wellness and personal healing.

Aside from our video we have provided the transcript of the contents of the interview...
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(VIDEO) Matisse Rigby Sings The Bahamas National Anthem - Jul 4, 2013 - 5:11:06 PM

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On this occasion of the 40th anniversary of independence of The Bahamas, The Bahamas Weekly is proud to present this special tribute to our great nation as a gift to you. Composed by Timothy Gibson, vocals passionately performed by Matisse Rigby, dynamic musical arrangement by Mark Carey, it is The Bahamas National Anthem. This rendition was recorded at Mackeymedia and produced and engineered by Dave Mackey.

Lyrics:   Lift up your head to the rising sun, Bahamaland,   March on to glory, your bright banners waving high,   See how the world marks the manner of your bearing;   Pledge to excel thro' love and unity...
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(Audio) Interview with Lenny Kravitz documentary filmmaker, Mathieu Bitton - Feb 4, 2013 - 12:49:00 AM

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TheBahamasWeekly.com is please to present a Skype interview with artist, Grammy Award nominee and filmmaker, Mathieu Bitton recorded just days before the official premiere on January 29th, and iTunes release, of his film on Lenny Kravitz called, Looking Back On Love.

The documentary follows the journey behind the making of Kravitz's recently released 9th studio album, Black And White America. An in depth look at the sessions that initially started out as a three-month recording project, Looking Back On Love is a full-on rock and roll music production.

Viewers will experience Bahamian culture in the film through a day-to-day

News : International
Video of Inauguration Speech of U.S. President, Barack Obama - Jan 21, 2013 - 6:38:34 PM

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WASHINGTON - The Inaugural Ceremony for U.S. President BarackObama took place today on Capitol Hill as hundreds of thousands looked on. This being the 57th inauguration of a US President.

Obama was sworn in after his Vice President Joe Biden was sworn in. Musical performances were made by the Brooklyn Choir, James Taylor, Kelly Clarkson and Beyance.

The following is Obama's Speech
as prepared for delivery...
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Conch Salad TV: Manatees in The Bahamas - Sep 12, 2012 - 1:32:47 AM

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Manatees Rita and Georgie made the news spending time in Spanish Wells, Eleuthera and Nassau Harbour.

Find out how Rita and Georgie ended up the Berry Islands and learn more about manatees in The Bahamas.

Then let us know if you’ve seen a Bahamas manatee.
Arts & Culture
(VIDEO) Interviews at The Journey of Freetown Exhibit, Grand Bahama - Aug 14, 2012 - 9:07:23 AM

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Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas - (This article is a re-posting of a feature in November 2009 in memory of the late Hon Charles Maynard) The Bahamas Weekly News Team had the opportunity to attend the opening night gala;  "A Question of Faith: The Journey of Freetown," an historical perspective told through fibre art and an exhibition held November 12th at the Gloria Banks Galleria at the Rand Nature Centre. The exhibit is open to the public and on display for a month. 

In this video you will hear interviews the Minister of State for Culture the Hon. Charles Maynard; the wife of Bahamas Deputy Prime Minister, Robin Symonette, a member of the Stepping Stone Quilters Guild; Edison Dames, Assistant Director of Culture and Percy 'Vola' Francis - Sr, Crafts Instructor, Jr. Junkanoo Coordinator and band leader of The Shell Saxons Superstars.

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(Video) Interview with Russian adventurer, Sergei Morozov - Aug 5, 2012 - 1:49:34 AM

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Freeport, Bahamas - Russian adventurer, Sergei Morozov who has been in Grand Bahama for over a month during his journey around the world. Sergei traveled from Bermuda to Grand Bahama, but his trip began from Halifax, Canada on the 5th of December 2011. He is preparing to next 'row around the world' and break a world rowing record. "The leg between Halifax and Bermuda was my hardest part of my trip..." he explains with very bad conditions causing him to fear for his life.

While in Grand Bahama Morozov has his 35 foot Hikari sailboat, "Dreamaker" docked at the Port Lucaya Marina, thanks to Preben Olesen and the Grand Bahama Yacht Club.  His next stop is the Panama Canal

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Conch Salad TV: Saving San Salvador's Iguanas - Jun 7, 2012 - 3:44:18 PM

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The Bahamas is home to several species of iguanas, but some are doing better than others. In an effort to help the San Salvador iguana population, Seacology and CIBC FirstCaribbean Bank teamed up to fund the San Salvador Iguana Conservation Centre. The Centre is located at Gerace Research Center, and overseen by Professor William Hayes of Loma Linda University. Local conservation organization San Salvador’s Living Jewels is involved with education efforts and raising awareness of the importance of habitat conservation to the iguana’s future. 

The video is presented by Conch Salad TV...
Entertainment
Bahamian vocal talent, Angelique Sabrina premieres "Pull Up" video on MTV Buzzworthy - May 18, 2012 - 1:14:01 PM

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MTV Buzzworthy calls her "the next Rihanna"

The last time we heard from young Angelique Sabrina, Bahamian singer/songwriter who is signed to White Ocean Entertainment, she was announcing her contest to attract dancers for her official "Pull Up" video production. The new dance "Pull Up" was coined by 14 year old Angelique herself and the official video seen here includes the submission winners to the “Pull Up” contest, Dale Sweeting’s and Raquel de Cardenas’ who were chosen by the directors and can be seen at 1:13 and 1:54 minutes in the video respectively.

Just this past week the much-anticipated new video premiered on MTV Buzzworthy who are calling her the next Rhianna and gave her rave reviews...
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(VIDEO) Bahamian attorney Maurice Glinton discusses the significance and misunderstandings of the Hawksbill Creek agreement (Part 1) - May 10, 2012 - 2:54:32 PM

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Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - The Bahamas Weekly is pleased to present herewith an engaging  interview with Grand Bahama attorney-at-law, Maurice Glinton as he discusses the Hawksbill Creek Agreement signed August 1st, 1955; the agreement  has a 99-year lifespan that expires in 2054. The Hawksbill Creek Agreement was made between the Government of the Bahamas and Mr Wallace Groves to establish a city and free trade zone on Grand Bahama Island

Glinton also presents background information on Freeport Power, and how it operated under the umbrella of the Port Authority. "Only the Port Authority had the right to construct and operate utilities. The electricity which was produced, all with duty-free imported fuels, was confined for usage in the Port area, nowhere else. It was not supposed to be a profit centre."
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(VIDEO) Hon Zhivargo Laing Explains The Bahamas Parliamentary system of Government - May 6, 2012 - 7:09:02 PM
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This informative video interview with the Hon Zhivargo Laing, MP & Minister of State for Finance and Public Service, provides insight on the structure of Bahamian government. In the style of a college professor, Minister Laing succinctly explains in layman's terms the ABCs of the Bahamian parliamentary system of government.

Positions like Prime Minister, Minister of State; Permanent Secretary, Minister, MP and Senator are clearly expounded upon along with their respective roles within the hierarchy of the Westminster style of government. Additionally, the minister defines how the cabinet is constructed and the step-by-step processes leading up to the dissolution of Parliament on up to general election.

This video could easily be named: "The ABCs of Bahamian Governmental Structure", “Bahamas Parliamentary System 101" or "Bahamian Government Made Simple."...
News : Ministry of Tourism Updates
(VIDEO) Triton Submarine conducts testing of personal subs off Grand Bahama - Mar 2, 2012 - 7:01:31 PM

Freeport, Grand Bahama -  In December 2011 the Bahamas Film Commission and Mackey Media Ltd / The Bahamas Weekly went to explore the amazing Triton underwater vehicles along with NBC, Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, BBC and other media for an adventure-filled day on board the Atlantis II research vessel.

We are pleased to present herewith our promised Video Interviews with Triton Submarines CEO  L. Bruce Jones and team members; Troy Engen and Mark Deppe, together with Donna Mackey  Sr. Manager for Film Development on Grand Bahama Island...
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(VIDEO)Interview with chamber musicians at Grand Bahama Performing Arts Society's children's workshop - Jan 21, 2012 - 12:01:32 PM
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Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - Chamber musicians hosted by The Grand Bahama Performing Arts Society inspire youth of Grand Bahama through their music workshops held at the Bishop Michael Eldon Auditorium Friday, January 20th, 2011.

Tannis Gibson on piano, Janna Lower, violinist; Mark Tanner, cellist; and guest flutist, Judith Pearce provided a free mini concert and workshop for two attentive and animated groups of students from a variety of different schools on the island. It is estimated that between both sessions the group attracted almost 800 students.
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Alexis 'Goodbye' Official Music Video - Jan 13, 2012 - 10:48:24 AM

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Freeport, Bahamas - "GOODBYE" the new single from Bahamian recording artist Alexis. It is rare to find a video that captures the emotion of the song, but this one did. The story of being torn and being in love is displayed beautifully on camera.

The music video was shot in Grand Bahama and features model, Drew Palacious.

"JOURNEY" the new album from Alexis drops in March .....

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