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Community : Grand Bahama
Da Market at Rand Nature Centre - Sat. Nov. 24th - Nov 20, 2018 - 8:00:41 AM

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Freeport, Grand Bahama - Da Market at Rand Nature Centre Saturday November 24, 2018 From 9 AM to 1 PM Free Entry

Vegetables, food, natural juices, beauty products, crafts & so much more!

Music and entertainment for the entire family Visit the animals and explore the trails
Be sure to grab a resuable bag...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Suspects arraigned - Illegal firearms recovered - Nov 19, 2018 - 7:09:47 AM

Suspects arraigned: Police are pleased to announce that seven suspects will be arraigned in Magistrate Court at 12:00 noon, Monday,19th November, 2018 in connection with a number of investigations...

Illegal firearms recovered: The enduring and dedicated work of the men and women of the Royal Bahamas Police Force, has led officers to successfully recover two illegal firearms from the streets of New Providence, Sunday, 18th November, 2018...
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UB Sigmas host entrepreneurship seminar to promote financial freedom among students - Nov 17, 2018 - 1:59:58 PM

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The Beta Beta Lambda Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc., with major funding from the U.S. Embassy, recently held a seminar to promote entrepreneurship among young people.  

The fraternity chapter at The University of The Bahamas brought in an entrepreneur from Tampa Florida who is also a retired U.S. Airforce Staff Sergeant. Daniel Smith, the owner and CEO of Awkward Media in Tampa, was the lead panelist for the seminar. Also on the panel: online media personality Alex Smith from Beauty Bunny...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Police investigates attempted armed robbery and shooting incident - US and Jamaican citizens arrest for failing to declare - Nov 17, 2018 - 10:30:31 AM

Police investigates attempted armed robbery and shooting incident: Police on the Island of New Providence are investigating an attempted armed robbery and shooting incident Friday 16th November, 2018 which left two males with injuries..

US and Jamaican citizens arrest for failing to declare:Two American males aged 25 and 31 years old, and two Jamaican females aged 29 and 30 year old female were taken into custody in separate incidents, Friday, 16th November, 2018 after they failed to declare large sums of US Currency..

illegal firearm recovered: According to reports, shortly after 1:00am, Saturday, November 17, 2018 Southcentral Division officers, conducted a search of a nightclub on Market Street just south of Coconut Grove Avenue and recovered a 9 millimeter pistol...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Eleuthera police investigate stabbing incident - Nov 17, 2018 - 10:13:57 AM

ELEUTHERA Police on the island of Eleuthera are investigating a stabbing incident, Saturday, 17th November, 2018, which left an adult male with serious injuries and another in custody.

According to reports, shortly after 1:00am, two men were at a nightclub in the settlement of Rock Sound, when they got into an altercation, escalating into one producing a sharp object, stabbing the other about the body...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Illegal Firearms Recovered - Police Investigates Shooting Incident - Police Involved Shooting - Nov 16, 2018 - 7:22:15 AM

Illegal Firearms Recovered: The enduring and dedicated work of the men and women of the Royal Bahamas Police Force, officers were successful in recovering two illegal firearms from the streets of New Providence, Thursday, 15th November, 2018...

Police Investigates Shooting Incident: Police on the Island of New Providence are investigating a shooting incident Thursday, 15th November, 2018 which left two males in hospital...

Police Involved Shooting: According to reports, shortly after 1:00pm, Thursday, 15th November, 2018, Police Officers responded to a disturbance report at a residence on Fox Hill Road...
Community
Bahamas First sponsors Saxon Superstars - Nov 15, 2018 - 10:45:16 AM

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Bahamas First General Insurance Company is building on its Junkanoo legacy by confirming an ongoing multi-year sponsorship of The Saxons Superstars Junkanoo group, a partnership formed several years ago.

Group President and CEO for the leading general insurer, Patrick Ward, shared, “Our corporate offices share a community with the home of the Saxons Superstars. We believe in investing in the local community and in supporting Bahamian culture. While the art of Junkanoo hones the creativity and innovation of its participants...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Illegal drugs recovered at LPIA - Police investigates stabbing incident - Nov 15, 2018 - 7:00:14 AM

Illegal drugs recovered at LPIA: According to reports, shortly before 10:00pm, Wednesday, 14th November, 2018, Airport Division Officers, while in the US Customs Hall at Lynden Pindling International Airport...

Police investigates stabbing incident: Police on the island of New Providence are investigating a stabbing incident which left an adult male with injuries, Wednesday 14th November, 2018...
Community
BREEF Awards Green Flag to St. Anne’s School for Excellence in Environmental Education and Practice - Nov 14, 2018 - 7:58:15 PM

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St. Anne’s School (SAS), Fox Hill Road, New Providence was awarded its first prestigious Eco-Schools Green Flag Award on Monday 12 November 2018. The Green Flag Award is the highest award level that a school can achieve and can be granted every two years.  The school’s campus underwent an onsite evaluation by the Eco-Schools Bahamas Assessment Team to determine whether the school met the award criteria and they exceeded all expectations.  St. Anne’s School became a member of the Eco-Schools Bahamas program in 2016 and now joins Bishop Michael Eldon School...
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BTC Trade Union Files Trade Dispute with the Department of Labor - Nov 14, 2018 - 6:33:06 PM

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The Bahamas Communications and Public Officers Union (BCPOU) filed an industrial trade dispute today with the Department of Labour against the Bahamas Telecommunications Company, Limited (BTC). The BCPOU noted in their filings that BTC has failed to bargain in good faith and renew the Industrial Agreement which has been expired for twenty (20) months.  Noting this, BTC is in violation of the collective bargaining agreement and in breach of section 41 (1) (2) (3) of the Industrial Relations Act, Chapter 321.

Dino Rolle, President of the BCPOU stated, “enough is enough”.  “The Officers of the BCPOU have demonstrated extreme patience with the CEO and executives of BTC and we came to the bargaining table in good faith.
Community
Doctors Hospital gives winner free Mammograms for Life - Nov 14, 2018 - 2:41:33 PM

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Sharuane Lockhart is the lucky recipient of this year’s Doctors Hospital Mammograms for Life promotion. Each year she will get a free mammogram at the hospital’s K. Larry Carroll Advanced Imaging Center.

Ms Lockhart has diligently had a mammogram performed every year since she reached the age of 40 when women in the Bahamas are recommended to get the annual breast cancer screening test...
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UB’s Government and Public Policy Institute to hold forum on Monetary and Fiscal Policy - Nov 13, 2018 - 9:25:14 PM

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University of The Bahamas’ Government and Public Policy Institute (GPPI) will hold a first of its kind policy forum featuring four former Central Bank of The Bahamas Governors. The event, which will be held on Tuesday, 20th November at 7:00 p.m. in the Harry C. Moore Library and Information Centre Auditorium will focus on the topic ‘The Past, Present and Future of Monetary and Fiscal Policy.’

Monetary and Fiscal policy dominate concerns for all Bahamians as both impact the level of taxation Bahamians face, the degree of government's deficit spending...
Community
Six UB Students Win Prestigious Canadian Scholarship - Nov 13, 2018 - 2:30:28 PM

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Six University of The Bahamas (UB) students have been awarded the coveted Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program (ELAP) scholarship, selected from among more than 90 UB applicants and thousands of candidates across the Caribbean. The ELAP is one of the most sought after awards in the region.

UB has the highest number of selected scholars for 2018.

The ELAP scholars are Samia Thompson, Elise Barnett, Olivia Forbes, Ketley Brown, DeShae Dean and Ashlee Gardiner whose scholarships include full tuition and university fees, books, airfare, housing...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Police investigate shooting incident - Shooting victim identified - Illegal drugs recovered - Nov 13, 2018 - 6:59:35 AM

Police investigate shooting incident: - Police on the Island of New Providence are investigating a shooting incident which has left an adult male dead Monday, 12th November, 2018.

According to reports, shortly after 5:00pm, a male was walking on Watlins Street off Andros Avenue...

Shooting victim identified: Police have officially identified the male who was shot and killed on Friday, 9th November, 2018 at Cooper’s Terrace, as Stevante Sweeting, age 22 year of Pyfrom Road...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Wanted: 57 year old David Arlington Colebrooke of Nassau - Nov 12, 2018 - 10:09:33 AM

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Police in Grand Bahama need your assistance in locating 57 year old David Arlington Colebrooke of #1 Jasmine Gardens, Nassau, New Providence. He is wanted by the Drug Enforcement Unit in Grand Bahama for Possession of Dangerous Drugs with the intent to supply. He is described as standing at 5’10’ tall, weighing between 240-260 lbs. with dark brown complexion and is heavy built.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of David Arlington Colebrooke, you are asked to contact the Drug Enforcement Unit in Freeport, Grand Bahama at telephone number 350-3125, Police Emergency # 911/919 or call your nearest police station...
Community
Marathon Bahamas to Paint Town Orange - Nov 12, 2018 - 9:02:03 AM

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A Marathon Bahamas program that allows middle school students to run their first marathon is back for a fourth year in a row.

The Aliv sponsored, Orange Nation, will once again welcome junior participants for Marathon Bahamas’ 10th anniversary in January.

Aliv is a platinum sponsor of the event. Aliv’s sponsorship allows students to register for free. Aliv is also donating two phones to the male and female student winners...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
Nassau police investigate 4 armed robberies and shooting incident - Nov 11, 2018 - 8:50:29 AM

Police investigate recent robbery and armed robberies: Police on New Providence are seeking the public’s assistance in solving a robbery and four armed robberies which occurred Saturday, 10th November, 2018.

In the first incident, shortly before 7:00pm, a woman pulled up to a residence on Prince Charles Drive, when she was approached by a male who robbed her of her handbag, which contained cash and other items...

Shootng incident: Police are seeking the public’s assistance with any information that can assist in solving a shooting incident which occurred, Saturday, 10th November, 2018, which has left an adult male in hospital... 

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
Nassau police investigating the country’s latest homicide - Armed robbery - Nov 10, 2018 - 7:35:19 AM

Police investigates the country’s latest homicide: Police on the Island of New Providence are investigating a shooting incident which has left an adult male dead Friday, 9th November, 2018.

According to reports, shortly after 11:00pm, Police responded to a report of gun shots being fired in the area of Coopers Terrace off Kemp Road. Officers discovered the body of a male lying in the street, with injuries...

Armed robbery: Police on New Providence are seeking the public’s assistance in solving an armed robbery which occurred overnight...
Community : Grand Bahama
Investors eye Old Bahama Bay anticipating Skyline Announcement - Nov 9, 2018 - 10:36:29 PM

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West End, Grand Bahama Island - During The Bahamas Weekly News Team’s trip to the western tip of the Grand Bahama with estate broker James Sarles, an expert on West End real estate, our team was pleasantly surprised to find that the desire for high end Real Estate has has taken on a new life with the announcement of Toronto based Skyline Investments deal to acquire the former Ginn Property. Skyline Investments. will purchase 2,012 acres of the former Ginn property which includes portions of Old Bahama Bay resort.

The Bahama Weekly News Team  had the opportunity to do a walk through of a property called Villa Gardenia, a 4 bedroom, 4.5 bath canalfront home with over 5,200 feet of living space  which, although...
Community
Visage & Vice-Versa to host Minerva Kemp-McIntosh Benefit Concert - Nov 9, 2018 - 4:24:27 PM

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Two of Nassau's hottest bands, Visage and Vice-Versa will host a magnificent concert to celebrate one of Freeport's most renowned community activists, singers and bankers - Minerva Kemp-McIntosh.

"This is My Story, This is My Song: An Evening of Music, Storytelling and Good Old-Fashioned Fun", will showcase the life of an exemplary Grand Bahamian on Friday, 23rd November 2018 at the Grand Lucayan Ballroom at 8:00pm. The daughter and sister of world-class entertainers Johnny Kemp Sr. and Jr...
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