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  • COB venue for youth conference, Job Fair

    The College of the Bahamas Union of Students (COBUS) announced its 19th annual Conference of Youth Leaders, to be held Feb. 21 to 23 at the College of The Bahamas. The theme of this year's conference is "Embracing the Challenges, Aiming for Su...
  • Cocaine Swallower Charged; Police Seek Murder Suspect

    A 28-year-old Jamaican male is expected to be charged before the courts later this week for having 100 cocaine capsules in his stomach. Up to press time the man, of St James Parish, Jamaica had reportedly excreted 81 capsules. Superintendent Hula...
  • Colbert, They Are Counting On You!

    When you were born, you cried and everybody else was happy. The question that matters is this: When you die, will they still be happy even though they are crying? " - Glenn Last Saturday was an extremely busy one for me as I stretched myself...
  • College Day 2001

    Students at the College of the Bahamas, Oakes Field Campus, were given the opportunity to further their educational training at the annual College Day fair in which invited educational institutions from abroad offered students a wide variety of educati...
  • Conquer life's challenges

    Our lives can be different when we know what is important for us. The perception that people have of themselves, to a large extent, determines how others will in turn perceive them. If they model success in their daily interactions, if they claim excel...
  • Constitution unchanged

    Three of the five questions which went to referendum would not be entrenched in The Constitution, Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham said. The Bahamas needed the popular vote to amend its Constitution, but the referendum was overwhelmingly defeated W...
  • Constitutional Amendment planned

    Bahamians will get a unique opportunity to not only vote for the candidate of their choice in the upcoming general elections, but to also participate in a referendum on removing discrimination against women, Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham said Wednesda...
  • Constitutional amendment will remove final obstacle to female

    Voting in favor of the referendum should not cause a division among the Bahamian people as it seeks to create equal rights for Bahamians, Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham said Monday. At a press conference at his office located in the Sir Cecil Wal...
  • Constitutional amendments good for The Bahamas - PM

    Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham said the proposed amendments to the Constitution would make The Bahamas a better, fairer and more just country. And he stressed that that there was no political advantage to be gained by any group by the adoption of...
  • Constitutional forum opens to mixed reviews

    The first in a planned series of public meetings on constitutional reform opened Wednesday to harsh criticisms against the government for the manner in which the process is being conducted. Moreover, one would have thought that such a meeting wou...
  • Constitutional Reform

    Before clearing the House's agenda for the year on Thursday, Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham tabled three bills aimed at amending the Constitution, the first time since The Bahamas Independence Order 1973 came into operation. Just last week, M...
  • Consul General Explains Cuba To Rotary Club Members

    The Consul General for the Republic of Cuba, Lazaro Herrera on Friday enlightened the members of the Rotary Club of East Nassau about the past, present, and future of Cuba's economic struggle. Herrera illustrated some figures pertaining to th...
  • Cornelius Smith

    C A Smith, Minister of Transport, Aviation, and Local Government commended Texaco Bahamas Ltd. on Thursday for its two-day emergency response workshop and oil spill training course to protect Bahamian waters. "Oil spills are real, and adequa...
  • Crime Report

    Ricardo Lockhart, 23, a resident of Pinewood Gardens, is in critical condition at the Princess Margaret Hospital after reportedly being shot by two masked men in the area of East and Palm Streets around 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Superintendent Hulan Hann...
  • Crime statistics

    Unless there is a drastic turn-around now, the crime rate for 2002 will be significantly higher than that recorded for last year. Already in these first six months the police report that serious crimes have risen 32 percent when compared to the same pe...
  • Cuba Has Work To Do Before It Catches Up To The Bahamas

    I visited Havana Cuba recently, and unlike former president Jimmy Carter's visit, mine went unnoticed. I was part of a small group traveling from Nassau. For those of us visiting this country for the first time the excitement could not have been gr...
  • Culture Ministry promises hassle-free Junkanoo fete

    Ministry officials are promising the public a hassle-free Boxing Day Parade, having taken preventative measures to tighten security and alleviate problems with bleachers. At a press conference held yesterday at the Post Office Building, officials...
  • Dame Ivy as Governor-General

    Barely serving two months in an acting position, Dame Ivy Dumont, 71, was officially confirmed as Governor-General of The Bahamas, making her the first woman to hold such a high office. The Cabinet Office announced the confirmation of Dame Ivy on...
  • Dame Ivy discharged from hospital

    Acting Governor-General Dame Ivy Dumont, 71, was discharged from Doctors Hospital, the private medical facility confirmed Wednesday. She was admitted to hospital Monday afternoon after experiencing chest pains. Dame Ivy's illness came on...
  • Dame Ivy resting comfortably

    Acting Governor-General Dame Ivy Dumont, 71, "is resting comfortably", after she was admitted to hospital with chest pains, Doctors Hospital confirmed Tuesday. Government House also stated that Dame Ivy, who occupied the state mansion o...

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