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  • Bahamas, IDB $46.2m road contract signed

    The Inter-American Development Bank has assured its continued commitment to the long-term economic and social development of The Bahamas, at a time when the country is being considered "too wealthy" for financial assistance. This promis...
  • Bahamas, May See Increase In New HIV Cases For Second Straight

    After several years of encouraging declines, The Bahamas may record an increase in reported new HIV/AIDS cases for the second consecutive year. According to Dr. Perry Gomez, Director of the National AIDS Programme, The Bahamas saw declining numbers of ne...
  • Bahamas, May See Increase In New HIV Cases For Second Straight

    After several years of encouraging declines, The Bahamas may record an increase in reported new HIV/AIDS cases for the second consecutive year. According to Dr. Perry Gomez, Director of the National AIDS Programme, The Bahamas saw declining numbers of n...
  • Bahamas, USA in discord over suspect, frozen $20 million

    An account containing over $20 million found on deposit at a major financial institution in The Bahamas is being linked to terrorist activities by the United States Treasury Department, Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham revealed on Friday. His remar...
  • Bahamasair Agent Arrested

    A Bahamasair employee was arrested by police after she was found to be in possession of over $100,000 in US currency. Press Liaison officer superintendent Hulan Hanna said the 33-year-old woman of Stapeldon Gardens was arrested by airport police around ...
  • Bahamasair Files Again

    Bahamasair resumed its Marsh Harbour to West Palm Beach flight on Thursday September 27. The flight had not been allowed to fly since the events of September 11. I was a passenger on the September 28 flight from West Palm Beach. New security saw the age...
  • Bahamasair In Total Compliance With Advance Passenger Information Systems

    Bahamasair, the National Flag Carrier of the Bahamas, has now implemented and is in total compliance with the Advance Passenger Information Systems (APIS). The airline is pleased to say that it has always fully cooperated with the U.S. Customs Service thr...
  • Bahamasair Jets Back In Operation

    An estimated $400,000 was spent on a short-term wet-lease agreement between Bahamasair and two Florida airline companies while its aging jet aircraft fleet, grounded by the Federal Aviation Administration, was out of service. The repairs took two weeks ...
  • Bahamasair Plane Grounded

    The U. S. Federal Aviation Administration has grounded a Bahamasair B-737 jet aircraft for faulty engineering, following an inspection carried out by that regulatory entity. The jet is at the Miami International Airport while the carrier's engineering p...
  • Bahamasair Temporarily Cancels Some Flights

    Bahamasair's management has taken the decision temporarily to cancel the airline's Marsh Harbour/West Palm Beach and Freeport/Miami services. The airline announced that current delays in servicing the various destinations were due to equipment shortages...
  • Bahamasair Welcomes Removal Of FAA Ban

    Barred since October, 2000 from expanding its operations and seeking new routes into the United States, Bahamasair has welcomed the Bahamas' reclassification to Category One status by the Federal Aviation Administration. The ban on the National Flag Car...
  • Bahamian beauties sought by new Miss Universe franchise holder

    With an aggressive campaign set to attract the nation's most charming, beautiful and intelligent young ladies, the Miss Bahamas Universe Pageant, under new management, is offering the new queen a grand prize of $20,000. A venue will be announ...
  • Bahamian doctor pleads involuntary manslaughter

    After eluding authorities for 15 years, Bahamian Dr. Jacquelyn Camille Robinson faced a U.S. Circuit Court judge and entered a plea of involuntary manslaughter for killing her professor-lover in 1985. She is related to the well-known Robinson fam...
  • Bahamian music as a cultural determinant

    I write in response to the recent public debate regarding the future of Baharnian music and would appreciate your publication of my researched commentary. Editor, The Guardian, Dear Sir: The month of July was culturally reaffirming...
  • Bahamian Students Safe In Cuba

    Parents and guardians of Bahamian students in the Republic of Cuba have been assured that they remained safe during the onslaught of Hurricane Michelle, which killed five people in that nation. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs advised that the Cub...
  • Bahamian, Colombian Fugitive Held In Cuba

    A Bahamian male, along with a noted Colombian drug lord involved with a major Bahamas-based drug-trafficking organization, may be prosecuted in Cuba for falsification of documents and drug trafficking. Cuba confirmed that it was holding an allege...
  • Bahamians In Cuban Jails May Complete Sentences In Fox Hill

    Bahamians imprisoned in Cuba, upon application for transfers, may be able to serve their sentences here, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced Tuesday. However, a Prisoner Exchange Agreement which makes this possible does not include persons ...
  • Bahamians Stranded In Florida

    More than 100 Bahamians were left stranded for hours in Florida on Sunday after a Bahamasair jet reportedly suffered mechanical problems, forcing the airline to send Dash-8s to pick up passengers. An inconvenienced passenger called the Guardian yesterda...
  • Bank Robber Quickly Caught; Shooting Victims Identified

    A 19-year-old bank robber armed with a hand gun was captured shortly after he robbed Scotia Bank, Wulff Road on Monday by officers of the Central Detective Unit (CDU). Superintendent Marvin Dames said that the man entered the bank shortly after n...
  • Bank Robbery

    Four masked men held up and robbed Scotia Bank, East Bay Street, of an undetermined amount of cash on Friday afternoon. The police have launched an island-wide intensive search for the men. Reportedly, the men arrived at the bank in a stolen Hyun...

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