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New book: A History of The Bahamas through Maps by Todd T. Turrell - Apr 24, 2016 - 5:51:38 PM

A History of The Bahamas Through Maps by Todd T. Turrell was released on March 11, 2016. It tells the fascinating story of The Bahamas using beautiful antique maps as the backdrop. Maps from 1579 to 1865 are featured and discussed along with the history of the country around those time periods.

The book examines the geological history of The Bahamas as well as early explorers and settlers, the pirate era and British loyalists who populated many of the out islands after the American Revolutionary War. There is a chapter dedicated the boom the Civil War brought to the country, along with blockade running, and a chapter regarding prohibition with its significant impact to the nation's livelihood during that period...
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Bahamian Motivational Speaker Publishes Inspirational Book - Apr 8, 2016 - 11:08:45 AM

Bahamian born, International motivational speaker , Corporate trainer, Talk show host , Bishop of Motivation and Author Master Motivator Spence Finlayson recently published his latest inspirational book Phoenix Rising.

Finlayson, who is the Founder & CEO of The Phoenix Institute, said that “according to the Feng Shui Handbook, The Phoenix is a mythical bird that never dies. It flies far ahead to the front , always scanning the landscape and distant space. It represents our capacity for vision , for collecting sensory information about our environment and the events unfolding within it. The Phoenix with its great beauty creates intense excitement and deathless inspiration...
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Nassau author releases enlightening new Christian book - Mar 27, 2016 - 10:19:05 PM

NASSAU, Bahamas — Author Pastor Peter Joseph announces the nationwide release of his new book, “Possibility Praying,” a perceptive, insightful and practical spiritual discourse that brings brand new achievements and accomplishments derived from the loving Creator.

Are you looking for a way out of the humdrum of routine? Well, you’re in the right condition for the supernatural birth of better things. All it takes is a spiritual discourse that takes hold of the other side. You’ve seen your side, so let’s look at God’s side...
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Bahamian author Kerel Pinder launches her first book, “The One Year Challenge” - Feb 4, 2016 - 9:25:21 PM

On January 29th, 2016 Kerel Pinder released her first book; “The One Year Challenge.” Pinder says that The One Year Challenge - A new Journey to Love, Purpose & Courtship gives readers a very personal and transparent look into the relationships and experiences that led her to take a year off from dating as well as the ups and downs of what transpired during that year and the restoration God brought to her life at the end of it all.

“At 27 years old, I came to a crossroad in my dating relationship, which after a series of bad decisions, left me feeling broken, rejected and defeated. Fighting to hold onto the woman I am destined to be, I decided to give God the keys to my love life and that year began North Point Ministries founder and author Andy Stanley’s “One Year Challenge...
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Grand Bahama author wants you to be "Heathy N Fabulous" - Feb 3, 2016 - 4:47:51 PM

Meet the author of Healthy N Fabulous, Melissa Williams, who is a native of Grand Bahama Island. Williams calls herself a Health Motivator, one who inspires women to get healthy and live a healthier lifestyle.

Ms. Williams' passion and personal journey to better health began when she saw the increase in obesity among women of colour. Losing her father at age 57 from a heart attack, due to kidney failure, she chose to live a healthier lifestyle and now shares with others how to do the same.
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Pastor Rex Major Presents Book to Speaker of the House of Assembly ‏ - Jan 27, 2016 - 12:33:27 PM

NASSAU, The Bahamas - Pastor Rex Major, right, made a courtesy call on the Speaker of the House of Assembly the Hon. Dr. Kendal Major, December 9, 2015 at the Speaker's Office. 

Pastor Major made a presentation to the Speaker of his newly-released book "March On to Glory and to God...
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Angela Palacious Presents Copy of Her Book to the Governor General‏ - Dec 22, 2015 - 7:17:13 AM

NASSAU, The Bahamas - Reverend Angela Palacious, left, presented a copy of her book, A Blessing a Day, to Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General, during a courtesy call at Government House, December 16, 2015...
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Bahamian Based College Book has Potential to Help Thousands of Students - Nov 2, 2015 - 9:00:22 AM

Nassau, Bahamas - At an elegant launch at the gardens of Villa Doyle, Monique Hinsey introduced a large crowd of invited guests to a very practical and much needed Bahamian student resource.

Getting into college can be a complicated and stressful time for both parents and students. 'A Road Trip Guide to College' can help to alleviate that stress, as it is the perfect resource for junior and senior high school Bahamian students. The publication serves as a general college admissions guide for parents and students preparing for the transition from high school to college...
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Sir Durward Knowles Endorses Lucayan Sea Naming - Aug 19, 2015 - 12:57:46 PM

At 98, The Bahamas’ best-loved sailing legend and the country’s first Olympic Gold Medal winner Sir Durward Knowles knows a thing or two about the Bahamian sea.

Now, he says, the time has come to name it.

This week, he signed on to the campaign to name the waters around The Bahamas The Lucayan Sea.

“I think it’s an excellent idea,” said the legendary sailor known as Sea Wolf. “The waters around The Bahamas should be named...
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Pastor Rex Major Makes Book Presentation to the Governor General‏ - Aug 10, 2015 - 5:04:37 PM

NASSAU, The Bahamas – Pastor Rex Major presented a copy of his recent book, March On To Glory and To God, to Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General on Monday, August 10, at Government House.

Pastor Major is pictured fourth left, next to Dame Marguerite. He was accompanied by Rex Major & Associates Board Members...
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New Book by High-ranking Naval Officer Calls for Naming Bahamas Waters the Lucayan Sea - Jul 17, 2015 - 9:00:26 AM

Nassau, Bahamas - A high-ranking naval officer and author of several scholarly publications is calling for the majestic waters of The Bahamas and Turks & Caicos to be named the Lucayan Sea, declaring that the name not only pays fitting tribute to the islands’ original inhabitants but reflects the nature of Bahamians as a people of peace.

Captain Tellis A. Bethel, Acting Commodore of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, makes a strong and thorough argument for the naming of yet-anonymous waters in his new book, The Lucayan Sea, Birthplace of the Modern Americas (Outskirts Press.com). The book, available in hard copy and online for Kindle, takes the reader on a 90-page journey from the time the Lucayans welcomed Christopher Columbus to the New World to the continuing absence of a name for either the territorial waters extending up to 12 miles or the exclusive economic zone that extends up to 200 miles offshore...
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Pictorial History and Memories of Nassau's Over-The-Hill - May 13, 2015 - 11:36:01 PM

In Rosemary C. Hanna's book, "Pictorial History and Memories of Nassau's Over-The-Hill" the author seeks to paint a picture of what life was like in the Over-the-Hill area of Grant’s Town and surrounding areas on the Island of New Providence, The Bahamas, beginning in the mid-nineteenth century following Emancipation, when the area was settled by freed slaves.  It includes a brief history of the settlement and development of the area, the role of the Church in that process, and introduces some of the families that lived Over-The-Hill.

"On my frequent drives through the old neighbourhood, I observed that most of the once lovely and immaculately maintained homes of my childhood had disappeared or were in a state of disrepair," said Hanna.
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Dr. Portia Brown-Jordan of Eden's Triune Ministries presents copies of her books to Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling - Jun 27, 2017 - 3:53:00 PM

Dr. Portia Brown-Jordan of Eden's Triune Ministries (left) presented copies of her books, "Mind Game" and "The Crack of Dawn," to Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General, at Government House, June 16, 2017.

Official photo by Letisha Henderson of Bahamas Information Services
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Motivational Coach Jason Saunders Presents Book to the Governor General - Mar 21, 2017 - 2:20:34 PM

Jason Saunders, motivational coach, and Black Belt Kung Fu instructor, presented a copy of his book, Don't Make Excuses Make Solutions, to Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General, at Government House on Tuesday, March 14, 2017.

Official photo by Letisha Henderson of Bahamas Information Services...
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St. Martin children write their own “books” with author Felecita Williams - Nov 29, 2016 - 10:56:42 AM

GREAT BAY, St. Martin - The future writers of books about St. Martin Thanksgiving (first Sunday in December) and our other cultural ways, historical people, family stories, and other aspects of our beautiful island are the children of today,” said author Felecita Williams this week.

Williams is not just hoping to have St. Martin writers in the future. She got an opportunity to convert an “I’ve got talent writing class” into a book writing workshop for children ages seven to 12 at a vacation camp in Cole Bay...
News : Bahamas Information Services Updates
Darlene Davis-Hord Presents New Book to the Governor General - Nov 23, 2016 - 4:06:46 PM

NASSAU, The Bahamas -- Former Miss Bahamas Darlene Davis-Hord presented a copy of her new book, Dwelling In The Secret Place - An Intimate Journey with God Through Prayer to Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General, at Government House on Friday, November 18, 2016...
News : Bahamas Information Services Updates
Nardo Dean Presents a Copy of His Book to the Governor General - Sep 28, 2016 - 5:54:58 AM

NASSAU, The Bahamas -- Nardo Dean, C.S.S.T. Bodyonix Bahamas presents a copy of his book The Trilogy of Fitness to Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General, at Government House on Tuesday, September 27, 2016. 

(BIS Photo/Letisha Henderson)
News : Bahamas Information Services Updates
Ivan James Presents a Copy of His Book to the Governor General - Sep 13, 2016 - 6:50:25 AM

NASSAU, The Bahamas -- Ivan James presented a copy of his book The Life and Death of Hobby Horse Hall Race Track to Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling during a courtesy call at Government House on Monday, September 12, 2016. 

(BIS Photo/Letisha Henderson)
News : Bahamas Information Services Updates
National symbols colouring book presented to the Governor General - Sep 13, 2016 - 4:52:31 AM

NASSAU, The Bahamas -- Dwainette and Monique Walkine presented a copy of their publication, The National Symbols of The Bahamas Coloring Book to Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, centre, at Government House on Monday, September 12, 2016. 

(BIS Photo/Letisha Henderson)

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Emily Rahming Presents Book, 'Emma the Island Girl' to the Governor General - May 27, 2016 - 6:15:08 AM

NASSAU, The Bahamas -- Emily Rahming of Congo Town, Andros, presented a copy of her book, Emma the Island Girl to Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General, in a courtesy call at Government House on Tuesday, May 24, 2016. 

(BIS Photo/Letisha Henderson)

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