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Uppercut 242 Dinner/ Concert series at Taino By The Sea Restaurant returns Saturday Feb. 29th - Feb 22, 2020 - 11:20:04 PM


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Join Uppercut 242 as we Celebrate the month of Love with our Love & Happiness Dinner (Yes, Al Green)Concert party at Taino By the Sea Restaurant on Saturday February 29th! This is the ultimate Grand Bahama Wine & Dine event featuring a decadent menu along with refreshing cocktails by the ocean plus the hot Live Sounds of Uppercut 242 in concert!

Showtime is 8pm. We Will WE Will ROCK You!...

News : International : Caribbean News

PM Chastanet's Official Independence Address 2020 - Feb 22, 2020 - 1:45:55 PM


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I wish all Saint Lucians everywhere a Happy Independence Day and trust that as many as possible will join in the celebrations.

Last year’s anniversary activities were truly amazing and I once again say a big thank you to all who were involved in the execution of the programme for the 40th and of course for this, our 41st anniversary.

We have now completed our first four decades as an independent country. It has been another milestone along the journey but it is also a fitting point to see how far we have come...

News : International : Organization of American States (OAS)

OAS General Secretariat on an Audit of the Automated Voting System of the Central Electoral Board of the Dominican Republic - Feb 21, 2020 - 7:28:51 PM


The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS) received on Thursday, February 20, a delegation from the Government of the Dominican Republic to evaluate the best course of action regarding the suspension of municipal elections last Sunday. The General Secretariat expressed its firm will to collaborate in the search for solutions to the problems that took place...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

AG Carl Bethel Says, FATF granting of on-site visit is first step in exit process from FATF Gray List - Feb 21, 2020 - 6:35:59 PM


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Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, the Hon. Carl Bethel led a Bahamian delegation to represent The Bahamas at the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Plenary session in Paris this week, during which he addressed the task force.

The FATF has made the initial determination that The Bahamas has substantially completed its action plan, and merits an on-site assessment to verify strengthening of the effectiveness of its AML/CFT regime...

Community

BREEF Pioneers Post-Dorian “Resilient Blue Bahamas” Project in Grand Bahama - Feb 21, 2020 - 4:04:39 PM


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BREEF’s “Resilient Blue Bahamas” programme is inspiring young people to get involved with building back a more resilient Bahamas. Starting on 11th February, BREEF delivered a curriculum-based educational model to nearly 500 students from Hugh Campbell Primary School, Bishop Michael Eldon School, Mary Star of the Sea Academy, Lucaya International School and Freeport Gospel Chapel School. The presentation and activities were designed to increase students’ awareness of climate change and the role that coral reefs and mangrove wetlands play in safeguarding our islands from storms... 

Entertainment

Movie Masters 2020 - Feb. 24 - 27 - Feb 21, 2020 - 3:30:30 PM


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Movie Masters 2020 It's about Vision FEB. 24-25 Nassau and FEB. 26-27 Grand Bahama Island Featuring Tai Duncan film producer and talent manager

Some of Tai Duncan clients include: Kevin Costner (Hidden Figures); Madison Iseman (Jumanji); and Director Rob Cohen (Alex Cross, XXX)

Learn and ask questions about: Breaking into the Film Industry, How to find representation in Hollywood Building a Career and more..

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Public Treasury Seminar for Accounting Officers - Feb 21, 2020 - 2:59:39 PM


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A Public Treasury Seminar for Accounting Officers was held February 21, 2020 entitled "Enhancing Accounting Controls 2020" at the Paul Farquharson Centre, Police Headquarters with facilitators Mary Mitchell, treasurer; Khristi Ferguson, deputy director, Financial Intelligence Unit; and Kevin Archer, deputy director of Internal Audit. 

(BIS Photos/Derek Smith)...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

National Honours Advisory Committee invites the general public to nominate persons to be awarded - Feb 21, 2020 - 2:50:11 PM


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The advisory committee for National Honours announced, Thursday, February 20 during a press conference at Cabinet Office that it is inviting the general public to nominate persons fit to be conferred with an award under the National Honors Act 2016 and Regulations thereunder.  Committee chairman Mark Humes (seated second from left) said among the established Societies of Honour under Section 5 of the Act are the Order of National Hero; the Order of The Bahamas; the Order of Merit; the Order of Excellence and the Order of the Lignum Vitae...

Community

Allied supplies work-study opportunity to student evacuees - Feb 21, 2020 - 12:27:54 PM


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When a student displaced by Hurricane Dorian asked Allied Supply general manager Kwame Selver for “a couple dollars” to buy food, little could the twelfth grader imagine he would land a job for himself and three friends.
 
“I thought, ‘I could give him some cash to get something to eat or I could give him some good money, something more substantial than a plate of food – the opportunity to work for us,’” said Mr Selver who operates the plumbing, electrical and hardware supply store on Carmichael Road...

Community

Victim identification work between the UK and the Bahamas - Feb 21, 2020 - 11:44:24 AM


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The UK’s Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) Unit Specialists returned to The Bahamas this week to carry out a three-day training session with the Royal Bahamas Police Force and officials from across the health and law enforcement community.

The UK police team, who responded to The Bahamas request for assistance in the aftermath of hurricane Dorian, trained more than 30 officials in victim identification techniques. This included action to collect and log evidence...

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