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Many thanks to you all for taking the time to read our 53,000 plus articles on TheBahamasWeekly.com! Eleven years later we continue on in our mission of presenting news from and about our beloved Bahama Land, The Bahamas. At this juncture, we'd love to hear your thoughts on how we're doing and what drives you to TheBahamasWeekly.com. Our friends at Google have graciously provided us with an online survey utilizing their innovative Google Forms platform. Please take a brief moment to fill it out.

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Moultrie Elected 54th Speaker of the House of Assembly - May 24, 2017 - 9:02:22 PM

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Member of Parliament for Nassau Village Constituency, the Hon. Dewitt Halson Moultrie, was elected Wednesday (May 24, 2017) as the 54th Speaker of the Honourable House of Assembly.

The House reassembled for the first time since the dissolution of Parliament in April and the subsequent 2017 General Election during which the Free National Movement won 35 of the 39 seats contested, enabling them to form a new government.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest...
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Check here for all pertinent CONTACT INFORMATION in regard to our website.

TheBahamasWeekly.com is here to serve the community of The Bahamas. It is our aim to provide positive content whenever possible. We intend to depict the better-side of life in The Bahamas, and share how Bahamians are indeed people helping people. We provide a venue for Bahamians to feel connected to one another no matter what island of this archipelago they live on, or even if they now live abroad...

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50 Years of Majority Rule Celebrated in a People’s March, Speeches, Culture & Entertainment - Jan 12, 2017 - 5:32:04 PM

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NASSAU, The Bahamas – It was 50 years ago, on January 10, 1967 when a new era in governing The Bahamas – Majority Rule -- was ushered in.  And 50 years later, the historic golden anniversary of the occasion was celebrated on Tuesday, January 10, 2017.

Bahamians, led by the governing Progressive Liberal Party took to the streets of New Providence and marched under the banner, “One People United in Love and Service.”

From as early as 7:00 a.m., scores of Bahamians assembled at Windsor Park on Wulff Road and East Street: some sporting T-shirts with the words “50 Years: Majority Rule – A Journey Together,” others had mini flags and other paraphernalia in the national colours of Aquamarine, Gold and Black...
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New insect species discovered at Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve on Eleuthera - Jan 9, 2017 - 1:02:27 PM

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A new species of insect has been discovered at the Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve in Governor’s Harbour, The Bahamas National Trust’s (BNT) first national park on Eleuthera. The insect is a katydid and belongs to the same group as grasshoppers and crickets in the order Orthoptera.

Specimens of this new species were first collected in 2013 by Dr. PaulA. De Luca, an assistant professor in the Biology Department at the University of The Bahamas. He made the discovery while conducting a survey of arthropods (the animal group that includes insects, spiders, scorpions,centipedes and crabs) at the Preserve.
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Happy New Year from TheBahamasWeekly.com - Dec 31, 2016 - 11:59:50 PM

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Wishing you all the best in 2017!

Even though life presented us with various obstacles and hurdles in 2016, we can all be proud that we managed to overcome and cross the bridge to another new year.

Like a wave that lifts us, and carries us into the unknown, may our faith, our strength, family, friends, and purpose always carry us to safe shores...
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Season's Greetings from TheBahamasWeekly.com - Dec 24, 2016 - 5:26:27 PM

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Season's Greetings! A World of Good Wishes. (Video from Dave and Robbin)

One of the real joys this Holiday Season is the opportunity to say THANK YOU and wish you the very best for the New Year!

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Flying Fish rated 58th out of 1000 of the World's Best Restaurants! - Dec 16, 2016 - 11:36:54 AM

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Flying Fish of Freeport, Grand Bahama Island has been placed in 58th spot of the world’s top 1000 exceptional restaurants according to the acclaimed French database “La Liste.”

La Liste is an “algorithm-based aggregator of food guides and reviews, crafting the perfect ranking of the world’s best restaurants. Trusted sources from around the world are compiled year round, leading up to the glamorous ceremony when the world’s best chefs are honoured each December in Paris.”

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First Woman Leader of the Opposition in The Bahamas Receives Instrument of Appointment - Dec 13, 2016 - 7:03:30 PM

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NASSAU, The Bahamas -- Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling presented the Hon. Loretta Butler-Turner with the Instrument of Appointment as the Leader of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition during a ceremony at Government House, Sunday, December 11, 2016.
 
During the ceremony attended by several Parliamentary colleagues, family, friends and other well-wishers, Mrs. Butler-Turner said, “I note that my appointment as the first woman to serve as Leader of the Opposition (in The Bahamas) is of historic importance.”
 
She thanked her Parliamentary colleagues for placing their trust and confidence in her as the new Leader of the Opposition.
 
“I pledge an unwavering commitment to collegiality...
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Baha Mar to be sold to Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Limited - Dec 12, 2016 - 12:44:13 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - Communication by The Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie, M.p.Prime Minister & Minister of Finance on The Acquisition Of The Baha Mar Resort by CTF BM Holdings Ltd.(A Subsidiary Of Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Ltd) made in the House of Assembly on Monday, 12th December, 2016:

Mr. Speaker,

It gives me great pleasure to announce that the Baha Mar Resort is being sold to a world-class hotel owner, property developer, and business conglomerate, CTF BM Holdings Ltd. (a subsidiary of the Hong Kong conglomerate – Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Ltd.)...
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Coalition of over 50,000 Members Join #WeMarch Bahamas - Dec 7, 2016 - 6:36:45 AM

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WeMarch Bahamas Statement:

Today we are proud to announce the formal alliance of WeMarch Bahamas as a coalition of associations focused on moving the Bahamas forward, upward, onward, TOGETHER!

Our membership is a minimum of fifty thousand members and includes: Our Carmichael, HeadKnowles, Our Grand Bahama, Citizens for a Better Bahamas, We The People, ORG, Campaign for The Bahamas, Rock The Vote 242, ReEarth, Grand Bahama Human Rights Association, Save The Bays, Bahamians Awake, FOAM, RABL, Rise Bahamas, Trade Union Congress, Association of Bahamas Marinas, Mothers United For Peace, Bahamas International Film Festival and many others to come...
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Excavation Begins of Purported Lucayan Remains in Long Island - Dec 2, 2016 - 5:50:21 PM

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A multi-sectoral team of researchers and scientists has begun the tedious work of excavating ancient remains buried in the sand dunes of Clarence Town, Long Island. The remains are believed to be those of Lucayans who inhabited the islands between 600 AD and the 1500s.

The recent groundbreaking discovery has national and international research, archaeological and historical significance as it relates to the history of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas.

The Antiquities, Monuments and Museums Corporation (AMMC) is working in conjunction with the Florida Museum of Natural History and University...
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Blackout March Well Supported in Nassau - Nov 25, 2016 - 3:39:13 PM

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While 'Black Friday' is known to most as a huge revenue day in business, or the day to catch great deals at your favourite shops, thousands in Nassau took to the streets today for a Blackout March, under the leadership of Campaign for The Bahamas and Our Carmichael. The campaign is led by organizer and community activist Renard Henfield.  Their " mission is to unite Bahamians through positive change and the only way for that change to happen is if we stand together and ensure our collective voices are heard."

The campaign was launched on Facebook earlier this month, and says “it’s really, truly a people’s movement” to send a clear message to politicians about the expectations of Bahamians. Foremost on their list of concerns...
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Ancient Lucayan Skeletons Discovered in Clarence Town, Long Island - Nov 15, 2016 - 9:08:02 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas — Officials from the Antiquities, Monuments & Museum Corporation (AMMC) today announced the discovery of ancient skeleton remains in Clarence Town, Long Island. The bones, located in two distinct graves, appear to be that of Lucayan people who inhabited the archipelago from 600 AD to the 1500’s.

Long Island resident Nick Constantakis found the first set of bones of what appears to be the remains of an elderly Lucayan male, buried face down in the sand dunes near Clarence Town. Another discovery by Nick and Anthony Maillis of Clarence Town revealed a second burial approximately 25 feet away from where the original bones were located. Local residents, in turn, reached out to Dr. Keith Tinker, Director of AMMC once the bones were determined to be of historical significance...
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As a major hub of information, we are the portal for you to be seen. The Bahamas Weekly has fast become THE website to keep your eyes on, as our website is updated continuously throughout the day, and people love to check us often for what's going on throughout The Bahamas. Many set 
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The Bahamas Weekly signs deal with Dow Jones' Factiva - Oct 29, 2016 - 11:36:55 PM

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The Bahamas Weekly News Team is excited to announce that we have signed a licensing agreement with Dow Jones & Company through their business information and research tool Factiva.

Dow Jones Factiva's primary customers are professional researchers, knowledge managers, senior executives and business professionals of the larger companies and organizations who require national and international news in one service. Customers usually require local language content and international news in English...
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Retraction and Apology - Oct 21, 2016 - 3:14:31 PM


On October 11th The Bahamas Weekly published a brief update after Hurricane Matthew with an inaccurate title which implied Pelican Bay Hotel was closed.  We regret and apologize for any inconvenience caused to the hotel and our readers.

On October 12th the hotel issued the following press statement:

Pelican Bay Open for Business...
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Bahamas Facebook Group page assists thousands during and after Hurricane Matthew - Oct 21, 2016 - 1:05:07 PM

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Facebook users, get in on topical conversation as it relates to The Bahamas on our Group Facebook page, " Bahamas News and Events."


Since the onset of news that Hurricane Matthew would be visiting The Bahamas, our very active group Facebook page started to mushroom with people seeing information about hurricane shelters, school notices, etc.

As the hurricane moved through the Bahamas the "Bahamas News and Events" page became a key portal for people sharing their experiences, and even putting out emergency information and calls for help...
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