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CHTA Education Foundation Education Foundation awards more than $130,000 In scholarships this year - Aug 20, 2017 - 10:30:17 PM

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MIAMI (August 18, 2017) - The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF) is awarding more than $130,000 worth of scholarships to nearly three dozen Caribbean students this year.
 
Including the renewal of 12 scholarships awarded to students last year, this academic year will record a total of 34 scholarships funded by the nonprofit group. Seventy people applied this year and scholarships range, on average, from US$2,000 to $5,000 and are exclusively for tuition costs. Universities such as Johnson & Wales provide matching grants for CHTAEF recipients, effectively doubling the...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
Execution of Crime Fighting Initiatives - Minister of National Security - Aug 20, 2017 - 10:12:17 PM


After getting the news of another murder this morning, I decided to convene a meeting with Commissioner of Police Ellison Greenslade, along with his executive team and divisional commanders to review their current strategy. After hearing from them and knowing what we are up against, I requested of them to redouble their efforts.

As a result of our meeting, they have decided to execute a number of initiatives.

While efforts in tackling crime are static in many ways they are also fluid as our approach is based on what is occurring. Towards this end, they are further enhancing senior command at a divisional level on a 24-hour basis.

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
High-powered weapon and drugs seized - 3 arrested for drug possession - several drivers ticked - Aug 20, 2017 - 1:31:40 PM

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High-powered weapon and drugs seized in home raid, two males in custody
- Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017, Drug Enforcement..

Three males arrested for drug possession - Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017, Selective Enforcement Team officers...

4 Arrested, 27 drivers ticketed by Mobile Division Officers during 24 hours period - Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017, Mobile...
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Solomon's 4th Annual Back-To-School Trade Show to benefit customers & AIDS Foundation of The Bahamas - Aug 20, 2017 - 12:04:12 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas, August 20, 2017— This Saturday, Solomon’s Super Center is helping parents and students get in gear for back-to-school with a trade show and community outreach initiative. Beginning at noon, more than 15 clubs and afters chool programs will showcase activities for students heading into the fall semester. Vendors will also be on hand sampling healthy snack options to fill lunchboxes and offering tips for hair, skin and dental care. During the event, shoppers will have a chance to support the AIDS Foundation of The Bahamas’ After School Program by donating new uniforms, clothing, school supplies and food to the non-profit initiative spearheaded by the Zonta Club of Nassau.

“It’s already August and before we know it, our children will be back-to-school. Each year, we put on the trade show to help parents plan for the upcoming semester. It’s a way for them to find reputable afterschoo
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Armed robbery at Grand Bahama business establishment - Aug 20, 2017 - 11:45:03 AM

Police in Grand Bahama are investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Saturday 19th August 2017.

Reports are that shortly after 3:00am, a male reported that while at a business establishment on East Sunrise Highway, he was accosted by three males one of whom was brandishing a firearm and robbed him of a black Chevy Impala vehicle and
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Police search for suspects in 3 separate shooting death continues - Aug 19, 2017 - 9:50:09 AM

Police have launched an island-wide manhunt for the suspects responsible for three separate shootings that have left three men dead on Friday 18th August 2017.

In the first incident, around 8:00am, Police received a report of a man found dead on Hospital Lane. Responding officers arrived in the scene where they met the lifeless body of a male in the passenger seat of a truck who had been shot. The man was pronounced dead on the scene.

Then shortly after 8:00am, Police received a report of a man found dead in bushes off Step Street, Fox Hill. Responding officers arrived in the scene where they met the lifeless body of a male who had been shot. The man was pronounced dead on the scene...
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‘the Orange Economy’ Webinar to take place at the Central Bank of The Bahamas - Aug 18, 2017 - 10:26:09 PM

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Creative Nassau, in collaboration with The Central Bank of The Bahamas and the Inter-American Development Bank, invites the public to The Orange Economy Webinar on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at the Central Bank Conference Room from 9am – 1pm. The webinar will examine and discuss the benefits of this economic model, which centres on the immense value that can be derived from the creative industries for the country and the region.

Due to limited seating at the Central Bank, the public is urged to reserve their space for this valuable seminar as soon as possible by registering on the Creative Nassau website’s “CONTACT US” page at www.creativenassau.com...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Man arrested for drug possession - 22 arrested, 41 drivers ticketed by mobile division officers - Aug 18, 2017 - 9:32:27 AM

Man arrested for drug possession:
Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017, Police took a man into custody after he was found in possession of a quantity of dangerous drugs on Friday 18th August 2017.

According to reports, around 7:00pm, Southwestern Division officers were on routine patrol on Carmichael Road, when they saw a man standing outside a restaurant who aroused their suspicion...

22 arrested, 41 drivers ticketed by mobile division officers: Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017, Mobile Division targeted patrols intended to reduce crime, and to minimize the ability for criminals to commit criminal activities, has resulted in the arrest of twenty-two (24) persons during the past 48 hours for, stealing, house breaking threats of death...
Community : Grand Bahama
Mommy and Me Workouts - Aug 17, 2017 - 4:23:15 PM

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Parenting is an important, full-time job which requires the distribution of an endless amount of love, affection, and guidance. As a parent, it is important to build a community of supporters who can alleviate any stressors associated with parenting, in addition to developing healthy habits for you and your child(ren) which makes it easier for you to cope and bond.

Mommy and Me Workouts are beneficial to both mother and child. Such workouts can begin when the baby is still in the womb, helping the mother to strengthen her pelvic floor muscles and increase flexibility during pregnancy in order to prepare her body for labour. Post pregnancy, Mommy and Me Workouts regulate changing hormones to prevent postpartum depression. For the baby, it creates the adoption of an active, healthy lifestyle which should continue throughout their lifetime

The Medical Fitness Department at Bahamas Medical Center (BMC) offers Mommy and Me Workouts for Pre and Post Natal mothers and their child or children...
Community : Grand Bahama
BTC joins forces with Marco City MP for back to school drive - Aug 17, 2017 - 12:42:53 PM

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The Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) joined forces with Marco City MP Michael Pintard to facilitate the community's annual Back to School Drive, set for August 26th. The Company donated school supplies including backpacks and pens, to ensure that students within the Marco City Constituency return to the classroom ready to embrace the challenges of the new school year.

Pictured (L-R) are BTC Marketing Interns  Brianna Delancy & Zachary Butler. Assistant to the Member of Parliament Mr. Eden Butler who accepted on behalf of Marco City MP Michael Pintard and BTC Events and Sponsorship Coordinator Davina Rutherford...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Police searching for suspects in two separate armed robberies - Aug 17, 2017 - 9:40:10 AM

Nassau,Bahamas - Police are seeking the public’s help in solving two separate armed robberies that occurred on Wednesday 16th August 2017.

In the first incident, shortly after 1:30pm, two men armed with handguns robbed a business establishment located on West Bay Street of cash before fleeing on foot.

Then shortly after 3:30pm, a lone gunman robbed a business establishment located on Deans Lane of cash before fleeing on foot...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau : 12 arrested, 283 drivers ticketed- 24 arrested, 64 drivers ticketed by mobile division officers during 24 hours period - Aug 17, 2017 - 9:17:30 AM

12 arrested, 283 drivers ticketed during police island-wide operation :
Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017, an island-wide operation the conducted by several policing divisions in New Providence on Wednesday 16th August 2017 has led to the arrest of a number of persons and several drivers being ticketed for various traffic violations...

24 arrested, 64 drivers ticketed by mobile division officers during 24 hours period : Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017, Mobile Division targeted patrols intended to reduce crime, and to minimize the ability for criminals to commit criminal activities...
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ALIV sponsors RBPF Torch Run/ Family Fun Day - Aug 16, 2017 - 12:04:15 PM

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ALIV has partnered with the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) to sponsor the Torch Run and Family Fun Day scheduled for Saturday, August 16th. All funds raised from the event will go towards Special Olympics Bahamas. The torch run will begin from the Magistrates Court on Nassau and South Streets at 9:30am and end at Stapledon School. Registration is $20. All law enforcement agencies including staff from ALIV’s Nassau Team will be participating. The event will end at Stapledon School and kick off a Family Fun Day which includes a grillout and games. ALIV announced in May that it...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Missing Persons
RBPF: Police seek public help in locating several missing persons - Aug 16, 2017 - 11:14:20 AM

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Police are seeking the public’s help in locating several persons reported missing by family members. The first person is 13 – year old Dominique Carol Johnson of Farrington Road...; The second person is 15 – year old Charome Green of Jones Drive, Joan’s Heights...

The third person is 33 – year old Nathaniel Higgs of Upper Bogue, Eleuthera; The fourth person is 41 – year old Brian Burrows of little Hog Cay, Abaco...

Police are appealing to the public to share information on any illegal/suspicious activities in their communities, no matter how small or insignificant (the tip) may seem, members of the public are urged to anonymously contact the police at 919...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Two woman arrested by DEU for Drug Possession - Aug 16, 2017 - 9:10:55 AM

Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017, Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) officers took two women into custody following the seizure of a quantity of cocaine in separate incidents on Tuesday 15th August 2017.

In the first incident, shortly after 2:00pm, Drug Enforcement Unit officers on duty at the Lynden Pindling International Airport, conducted a search of a suitcase owned by a woman from Suriname, who had just arrived on a Caribbean airline. During the search the officers uncovered just over nine (9) pounds of cocaine. The woman was subsequently taken into custody...
Community
DQs Miracle Treat Day raises $11,000 for Down Syndrome - Aug 16, 2017 - 4:11:43 AM

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Thousands of earth angels turned out for DQ’s Miracle Treat Day held July 27, raising $11,000 for children and families affected by Down syndrome in The Bahamas.

For one day only, DQ donated $2 from every blizzard sold to local schools and organizations that support those with Down syndrome.

Benefitting organizations included The Bahamas Down Syndrome & Friends Center, Stapledon School and Hopedale Center...  

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
GB Traffic fatality victims Identified - Dangerous drug arrest – Grand Bahama - Aug 14, 2017 - 5:50:57 PM

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  - Police in Grand Bahama have identified the victims of the traffic fatality that occurred on Monday 7th August 2017...

Dangerous drug arrest – Police in Grand Bahama arrest an 18 year old male of Gold Rock Creek, after he was found with a quantity of Dangerous Drugs on Monday 14th August 2017.
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Police searching for suspects in two separate armed robberies - Stabbing victim dies in hospital, male suspect in custody - Aug 14, 2017 - 3:12:00 PM


Police searching for suspects in two separate armed robberies:Police are seeking the public’s help in locating several male suspects responsible for two separate armed robberies that occurred on Sunday 13th August 2017.

In the first incident, shortly after 12:00noon, a man was about make a deposit at a local bank in Western New Providence, when three males in a stolen gold Honda CRV car license plate number AK6511 armed with handguns pulled up and robbed him..

Stabbing victim dies in hospital, male suspect in custody: An adult male is in custody assisting police with their investigations into a stabbing incident that has left a man dead on Sunday 13th August 2017.
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Ammunition seized, 2 males in custody - 3 in custody for drug possession, 5 others arrested for various offenses - Sawed off shotgun seized - Aug 14, 2017 - 2:37:48 PM

Ammunition seized, 2 males in custody:Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017, Police took two males into custody following the seizure of a quantity of ammunition on Sunday 13th August 2017...

3 in custody for drug possession, 5 others arrested for various offenses: Consistent with the Commissioner’s Police Priorities for 2017, Police took three males into custody, following the seizure of a quantity of dangerous drugs on Monday 14th August 2017...

Sawed off shotgun seized: Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017, Police took a sawed off shotgun off the streets of New Providence on Sunday 13th August 2017...


Community
Custom Computers donates ipad to Komen Bahamas - Aug 14, 2017 - 2:29:45 PM

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One lucky student has a shot of running away with an Apple iPad Mini.

Custom Computers, an authorized distributor for Apple products, has donated an iPad Mini to the Susan G. Komen Bahamas Race for the Cure® event.

The device, which is accessorized with pink accessories, will be raffled off to a youngster who is registered for the 8th annual Komen Bahamas event...

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