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  • Dames Dumont, Sawyer make history

    The year 2001 was marked with a number of history-making events for the country, including two daughters of the soil building upon their legacy in the political and judicial arenas. Dame Ivy Dumont and Dame Joan Sawyer through hard work and sheer...
  • Delegates visit New York receives thanks from association

    At a press breakfast held at COB, William Dames, president of the Nassau, Bahamas Association in New York City, presented Wendall Jones and Dr. Leon Higgs ceramic plaques of the Bahamas Coat of Arms as an expression of gratitude for the genuine concern...
  • Democracy in the Bahamas

    The "rule of law" is the most essential component in a constitutional democracy. This means a nation is governed by rules and not the opinions or personal interests of political leaders. Citizens and political leaders must accept rules which ...
  • Difficult times demand acute vigilance, says Sir Orville

    Police and Royal Bahamas Defence Force personnel must be ever vigilant and alert during these "challenging and potentially perilous times," Governor General Sir Orville Turnquest said on Tuesday. He made the admonishment during one of h...
  • Domestic destination

    MARSH HARBOUR, Abaco -- This island, hailed as the "sailing capital of The Bahamas" is to be promoted as a Domestic Tourism destination, residents were told during a Free National Movement rally last night. This promise was made by Mini...
  • Dr Earle Farrington Wins Golden Heart Award

    Dr. I. Earle Farrington MBE, the first Bahamian consultant surgeon, was presented with the Lady Sassoon Golden Heart Award at the Heart Ball Saturday in the Crown Ballroom, Paradise Island. Presenting the award, Mr. R. E. Barnes, chairman of the ...
  • Drug swallowers jailed

    A Jamaican woman who swallowed 70 capsules of cocaine and a man who swallowed 130 capsules of the same drug, were on Thursday each sentenced to two years in prison by Magistrate Carolita Bethel. Paulet Delores Bowen, 40, pleaded guilty to possess...
  • DSI Projects continued growth in current fiscal year

    Data Systems International (DSI,) the Bahamian owned and managed financial services and banking systems software company, has predicted another year of growth following a record breaking year 2000. "We've completed an installation at a n...
  • Dupuch calls changes 'Ingraham-mandering'

    Maverick Free National Movement member for Shirlea Pierre Dupuch has labeled boundary changes for the upcoming general elections as "Ingraham-mandering." Dupuch told the House of Assembly that the map erected on the wall in Parliament d...
  • Dupuch has strong vision for Out Islands

    Member of Parliament Pierre Dupuch has a dream, and that is to see the Out Islands of The Bahamas grow and prosper and take their place in the sun after too many years of neglect. "I've looked sometimes with frustration at this because...
  • Economic outlook not good - PM

    The overall general economic outlook is not very encouraging at this time as a result of the twin September crises and Hurricane Michelle, Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham said Thursday. The government, he said, is projecting an $80 million deficit...
  • Engine Warning Grounds Bahamasair Dash 8

    Bahamasair Flight 315, a Dash 8 aircraft, en route to Freeport, Grand Bahama, on Wednesday, experienced an engine default warning and had to return to Nassau, where it landed without incident. Captain Charles Beneby, Chief Operational Officer explained ...
  • Entry/exit points for Junkanoo announced

    The full cooperation of the public is needed in order to make both Junkanoo parades a success, a Government official said yesterday. Carl J. Brennen, Under-Secretary, Ministry of Public Service and Cultural Affairs at a press conference to announ...
  • Environment safety

    A political aspirant for the Garden Hills constituency has called on the Government and environmental experts to address major issues concerning deforestation and the over-development of New Providence. In a press statement on Wednesday, Euthalie...
  • ESSO donates $25,000 to Jr. Jankanoo

    Recently, Esso Standard Oil S.A. Limited, the major sponsor of Jr. Junkanoo since its inception in1988, donated $25,000 to the National Junkanoo Committee. The cheque was presented during the Jr. Junkanoo Coordinators Luncheon hosted by Esso at S...
  • False Alert Grounds Bahamasair Jet

    Bahamasair's 737 jet which experienced a false fire-warning on Saturday, while enroute to Miami "has returned to service without further incident," the airline confirmed yesterday. Shortly after take-off from the Nassau International Airport, Flight 227...
  • Families helping families

    The Precious Presence Parenting Foundation recently honoured ten of its member parents for their outstanding contributions to the community. According to the president of the non-profit organisation, Mrs. Flossie Cooper, this was an opportunity to ...
  • Family planning means healthier families

    However, in its expansive and more complete definition, Family Planning encompasses parenting and life skills, in general, as well as, choosing the conditions under which persons would like to become parents. This issue of "Joining Hands for...
  • Family planning means healthier families

    However, in its expansive and more complete definition, Family Planning encompasses parenting and life skills, in general, as well as, choosing the conditions under which persons would like to become parents. This issue of "Joining Hands for...
  • Family stress

    God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference." (The Serenity Prayer) Family stress is tension that arises and taxes the emotions, mental and phy...

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