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Top Stories of 2012 from TheBahamasWeekly.com
By The Bahamas Weekly News Team
Jan 4, 2013 - 5:27:59 PM

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The Bahamas Weekly is pleased to present an overview and year in review of our Top Stories of 2012!

Predominantly, 2012 was known for the General Election; 50th anniversary of Women's Suffrage; the retirement of the Hon. Hubert A. Ingraham; Prince Harry's visit; Sidney Poitier's honouring; and those pesky road repairs in Nassau.

Here's our TOP stories in chronological order, looking back from December through January 2012:

40th Anniversary of the conclusion of The Bahamas Independence Conference - Dec 28, 2012

Re-dedication of plaque to honour former US President Kennedy - Dec 23

Bahamas and US hold first dialogue on transnational crime - Dec 19

Bahamas-US sign Amendment to Letter of Agreement - Dec 19

Bahamas and US hold first dialogue on transnational crime - Dec 19

Historic First Master’s Degree Graduates From College of The Bahamas - Dec 2

MV Eugenia oil spill - Dec

Eleuthera fuel spill - Dec 10

The passing of sports legend, Thomas A. Robinson - November

25th Year of Junior Junkanoo - Nov 28

Gambling issue before Bahamian Constitution Commission - Nov 28

Legendary Dinner Hosted by Kamalamee Organization - Nov 1

Berkley Vanbyrd of T-Connection passes away at 59 - October

Final Phase of LPIA Expansion Completes - Oct 26

The Celebrity Artist presents to Oprah Winfrey - Oct

40th Independence to honour Sir Sidney Poitier - Oct 11

Hurricane Sandy - October

Nadia Smith named Bahamas Teacher of the Year - Oct 19

College of The Bahamas launches Confucius Institute - Oct 19  

TNC drafts legislation to protect 20% of marine environment - Oct 15  

Bimini is home to bust of Dr Martin Luther King Jr. - Oct 11

State funeral for Bruce Charles Braynen - Oct 9

Saint Martin's Monastery celebrates 75th Anniversary - Oct 5

Paul L. Adderley given Hero’s Send-off in Nassau, Bahamas - Oct 5

Bahamas Ministry of Finance Statement on the Ratings Outlook Revision - Sep 25

The life and times of Sir Milo chronicled in book - Sep 21

Grand Bahama Meteorologist Donna Duncombe passes

Patterson lauded for ‘pioneering work in bringing peace’ to victims of abuse - Sep 21

Prime Minister opens Grand Bahama’s newest resort - Sep 21

Bahamas to host the 41st Edition of the Carifta Games in 2013 - Sep 21

Darville asks GB Power Company to partner with Government in lowering electricity cost - Sep 17

Bahama Journal turns 25 - Sep 13 

Mark Knowles Retires: One Door Closes, Another Door Opens - Sep 7

Senator Leroy "Duke" Hanna laid to rest - Sep 1

Bahamian entertainer T'Rez Hepburn dies - Sep 1

C A Smith says farewell to OAS; calls for return to mandate - Aug 31

Charles Maynard remembered for his contributions to nation building - Aug 

Bahamas PM urges COB to uphold legacy of Dr Keva Bethel - Aug 22  

The Golden Knights Relay Team bring Olympic GOLD - Aug

Fishing Legend Bonefish Folley’s Last Boat Ride - Aug 23, 2012

Bahamas to host inaugural IAAF World Relay Championships - Aug 17

Marriage aspect of Bahamas Immigration Act to be amended - Aug 16

Antique Auto Club of The Bahamas Celebrates 25th Anniversary - Aug 9

Bahamas Children’s Choir scores bronze level in Chinese competition - Jul

(VIDEO) Former Prime Minster Hubert A. Ingraham tenders his resignation letter from Parliament to the House Speaker - Jul 24

Bahamas government to purchase 11 vessels to help RBDF protect Bahamian waters - Jul 23

(Video) Antonique Strachan wins Gold in the 200 m in Barcelona - Jul 19

Bahamas Earmarks an estimated 1 million dollars for immigration repatriation - Jul 12

Passing of Trixi Hanna, Mother of Mrs. Bernadette Christie, First Lady of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas - Jul 3

The first Bahamian TV soap opera, Gippie's Kingdom premieres - Jun 15

Bishop Michael Eldon remembered in the book "Faithful Servant" - Jun 7

State recognises William 'Bill' Cartwright, last founding member of PLP

The island of Grand Bahama gets its own Ministry - May 31

NEMA assesses tornado damage in Abaco - May 28

(VIDEO) T-Connection Brings Back the Memories to The Bahamas with Reloaded Concerts - May 25

(Photos) Three female pilots make Bahamasair aviation history - May 25

VIDEO) Free National Movement making leadership transition - May 9

(VIDEO) Christie takes oath as Prime Minister of The Bahamas  - May 7

2012 General Election - May 7

Nassau Container Port Opening - May 4

Bahamas welcomes election observers - May 3

Bahamas Government Lauds Successful Conclusion of Kerzner International's Restructuring Process - Apr 27

Bahamas and United States to define maritime boundaries - Apr 27

New Grand Bahama Gov't Complex Officially Opened & Named in Honour of C.A Smith - Apr 27

Grand Bahama Businessman Harold DeGregory Honoured - Apr 20

Rachel Elizabeth Jennings celebrates 100th birthday  - Apr 19 

Contract for $1,174,127 signed to restore Pompey Museum - Apr 18

Marsh Harbour to get ‘community hospital’ - Apr 11

Minister of Tourism Opens New Bay Street Store - Apr 4 

Book on the History of the World Famous Bahama Brass Band published

10th Meeting of Caribbean Fisheries Forum held in Bahamas - Mar 22

Prince Harry Visits The Bahamas - March

The New Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium Opens - March

Haitian President Michel Martelly visits The Bahamas   - Feb

New Book: Bush Medicine of the Bahamas - Feb 16

Bahamian engineer, Aisha Bowe wins 21st Century Trailblazers in Aerospace Award - Feb 10

NAGB Director appoints John Cox as new Chief Curator - Feb 2

T. G. Glover School Officially Opens - Jan 29

Anatol Rodgers High School Officially Opens - Jan 22

New Director of the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas - Jan 20

Opening of Rand Memorial Hospital Critical Care Unit  - Jan 18

Rotary Bahamas Celebrates 50 Years of Service - Jan 5

State Funeral for Sir Clifford Darling - Jan 5

BAAA 2012 Athletes of the Year


JUST FOR FUN! (Our viewers got a KICK out of these two features)

2012 Elections for Mayor of Cecil's Room - Feb 17

Just Divorced! Bahamian woman decorates her car to celebrate - Nov 29



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