Wednesday 23 January, 2019
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Hank Johnson with WSC Officials in Tarpum Bay

Stephen Hank Johnson, MP for Central and South Eleuthera, talks about water upgrades. Also shown from left are WSC officials including Cyprian Gibson, Assistant General Manager (partially hidden); Thomas Desmangles, Distribution Operations Manager;...

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The Ministry of Finance will roll out a provisional business license in the New Year to significantly reduce the time it takes to start a new business. This addition was approved by Parliament during the 2018/2019 budget exercise, and will be...

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Haitian migrants on board their vessel. Coral Harbour Base, 03 JAN. ‘19 (RBDF): A joint operation between the Royal Bahamas Police Force, Bahamas Immigration Department and the Royal Bahamas Defence Force resulted in the apprehension of 54...

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Statement from the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, 3rd January 2019: Regarding Financial Sector Reform: DPM Peter Turnquest In an effort to enhance the Financial Services Sector, the Government of The...

Ministry of Education Scholarship & Educational Loan Division Opens Online Application Season December 1st, 2018, via new website; www.scholarshipsbahamas.com.

Ministry of Education Scholarship & Educational Loan Division Opens Online Application Season December 1st, 2018, via new website; www.scholarshipsbahamas.com. (The Bahamas – December 2nd, 2018)  The Ministry of Education Scholarship...

CONSUMERS REMINDED OF REGULATIONS – Consumers were reminded that personal importation of meat is limited to 50 pounds during a joint press conference between the Departments of Agriculture, Environmental Health and Customs. Shown from left are: Celestine Cox, Superintendent; Marsha Stubbs, Chief Customs Officer; Gregory Jones, Customs Revenue Superintendent; and Larry Bodie, Superintendent. Shown standing are: Gregory Jones, Customs Revenue; Michael Flowers, Department of Agriculture; Deborah Bootle, Chief Customs Revenue Officer; Dennis Cowan, Senior Health Inspector, Department of Environmental Health; and Eric Bastian, Department of Agriculture. (BIS Photo/Lisa Davis)

CONSUMERS REMINDED OF REGULATIONS – Consumers were reminded that personal importation of meat is limited to 50 pounds during a joint press conference between the Departments of Agriculture, Environmental Health and Customs. Shown from left...

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BAHFSA PRESS RELEASE November 28, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nassau, N.P., Bahamas The following is an update to the November 21st, 2018 warning issued by The Bahamas Agricultural Health and Food Safety Authority (BAHFSA) advising consumers...

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Coral Harbour Base, 14 OCT. ‘18 (RBDF): The Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) is escorting three “motherships” with 124 fishermen from the Dominican Republic to the capital after they were turned over to the Defence Force by the...

Official Hand Over Ceremony of disaster relief equipment from Japan to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, October 1, 2018 at NEMA. Among officials at the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, pictured, are Cora Colebrooke, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transport and Local Government; the Hon. Renward Wells, Minister of Transport and Local Government; Mr. Shinichi Yamanaka, Charge d’ Affaires, ad interim, Embassy of Japan to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas; and Captain Stephen Russell, Director of NEMA.  (BIS Photos)

Official Hand Over Ceremony of disaster relief equipment from Japan to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, October 1, 2018 at NEMA. Among officials at the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, pictured, are Cora Colebrooke, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of...

Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin Dames speaks at the the Funeral Service for the Late Police Inspector Carlis Ricardo Blatch, on September 26, 2018, at the Church of God Auditorium, Joe Farrington Road. (BIS Photos / Eric Rose)

NASSAU, The Bahamas – At the Funeral Service for the Late Police Inspector Carlis Ricardo Blatch, on September 26, 2018, Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin Dames saluted him and drew attention to other victims of violent crime. “Inspector...