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Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force

Nassau male shot dead on McQuay Street, police seek public's help - Aug 20, 2014 - 11:54:26 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - Police are requesting the public’s help in solving the shooting death of a 44yr old male of Bacardi Road. According to reports, sometime around 8:40pm on Wednesday 20th August 2014, police received reports of gunshots being discharged in the McQuay Street area off Nassau Street. Officers responded to the scene where they observed a male lying in the street with multiple gunshots about the body. EMS was summoned and upon arrival at the scene, pronounced the male lifeless.


Preliminary information is that the male, a 44yr old resident of Bacardi Road went to visit his relatives at McQauy Street...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Brave Davis: COB’s Law School Will Become Autonomous - Aug 20, 2014 - 10:31:51 PM

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Nassau, The Bahamas -- Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Works and Urban Development, and lawyer, the Hon. Philip Davis declared that law students of the College of The Bahamas aspired towards a learned and noble profession at a critical time in the college’s history.  During his address of the students, August 20, he noted that the college’s Council approved an autonomous LLB programme starting in September.

Expressing happiness at being able to speak with the students, he said, “you see this signature programme heralds the establishment of a Faculty of Law here at COB.”

The Deputy Prime Minister addressed the law students at the Harry C. Moore Library under the theme, ‘The Importance of Law in The Bahamas and its impact Nationally and Globally...’

Bahamian Politics

Minister Kendred Dorsett's VAT Communication - Aug 20, 2014 - 7:51:48 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - Hon. Kenred Dorsett MP, Minister Of The Environment and Housing, Communication to Parliament on the Value Added Tax Bill Delivered on August 20th, 2014:

Change is not always an easy experience but it is a constant occurrence in life whether desired or not.  Sometimes we must do what is necessary even when it is not what we want to do.  The time has come once again for major change to come to The Bahamas, this change is the introduction  of Value Added Tax (VAT) as part of the government's tax reform initiative.   Mr. Speaker, this government since assuming office in May of 2012 has been doing what is necessary, even in the face of criticism and opposition, to ensure that The Bahamas remains on the right track financially...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force

Security guard at Bahamas postal office found dead - Aug 20, 2014 - 7:45:33 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 57 yr old male security guard at the General Post Office.

According to reports, on Wednesday 20th August 2014, police received reports of a male security guard being found unresponsive in the security booth by the morning staff. EMS was summoned to the scene and pronounced the male lifeless.

Police do not suspect foul play at this time. However, an autopsy will be held to determine the exact cause of death.

Bahamian Politics

Shane Gibson Contribution on VAT Bill 2014 - Aug 20, 2014 - 7:42:24 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - Remarks by Hon. D. Shane Gibson, M.P.,Minister of Labour and National Insurance and Minister of the Public Service during The Value Added Tax Bill, 2014 delivered on 13th August 2014:

Mr. Speaker, I wish to thank God once again for another opportunity to stand in this Honourable House as I represent the great people of Golden Gates. Mr. Speaker, I firmly believe that the Government is on the right track in moving ahead with the Value Added Tax (VAT) legislation as most progressive countries around the world including the European Union with its 27 member countries in the United Kingdom and Europe as well as Caribbean nations such as Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, Barbados, St. Lucia and Grenada have already adopted this form of revenue...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force

Nassau murder suspect, Markinson Dorville arrested - Pistol and bullets found in yard in Ethel Street area - Aug 20, 2014 - 7:35:24 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - Murder Suspect in Custody: According to reports, on Wednesday 20th August 2014, police from the Southeast Division acting on intelligence, went in the East Street and Soldier Road area where they arrested 35 yr old Markinson Dorville of Peach Street for the attempted murder of a 39 yr old male on Tuesday 19th August 2014.

Colt Pistol and Bullets Seized - According to reports, on Wednesday 20th August 2014, sometime around 12:10pm, officers from the Mobile Unit were on routine patrol in the Ethel Street area when they received some information from a concerned citizen. Officer acting on that information...

News : Local

Impact of VAT on Charities Clarified by Bahamas Ministry of Finance - Aug 20, 2014 - 7:01:32 PM

Representatives of the VAT team of the Ministry of Finance emphasized that services provided by local charities and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that directly relate to charitable activities will be VAT exempt and the VAT programme provides for recouping of some taxes paid on goods for the use of such community services.

Reacting to an article appearing in The Nassau Guardian under the headline “Charity will 'suffer tremendously' under VAT,” Financial Secretary John Rolle clarified a number of  “It has to be emphasized that charities, such as the Humane Society, should be largely shielded in how they are impacted by VAT. The services that they deliver will be VAT-exempt under the provisions of the legislation and eligible charities will be able to claim a refund of VAT paid on the acquisition of certain goods and services,” he said.

News : Local

RBDF apprehends 124 illegal Haitian migrants in Southern Bahamas - Aug 20, 2014 - 6:34:37 PM

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Coral Harbour Base, 20 August, 2014 (RBDF) - The Royal Bahamas Defence Force apprehended one hundred and twenty-four (124) Haitian Migrants at 7:45 p.m. on Tuesday, 19th August, 2014, while on routine patrol in the Southern Bahamas.

The white fifty-five (55) feet sailing sloop was intercepted at approximately twenty-nine nautical miles (29nm) off Flamingo Cay Light in the Northern Ragged Island Chain by Defence Force Patrol Craft HMBS Arthur Dion Hanna under the Command of Lieutenant Commander Christoper Darville. A search of the vessel resulted in the apprehension of undocumented Haitian Nationals consisting of one hundred(100) males, sixteen(16) females, and eight (8) children...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District

Grand Bahama (Aug 20) Plane Crash Victims Identified - Aug 20, 2014 - 6:14:12 PM

Freeport, Bahamas - Police in Grand Bahama have identified the victims in the plane crash that occurred on Monday 18th August 2014 as:

Robert Dean Carlson age 47 years of Ormond Beach, Florida,

Michael Robert Kennedy age 65 years of Deland, Florida,

Terry Wayne Haines age 57 of Ormond Beach, Florida,

Matthew Sokolowski age 42 years of Clearwater, Florida.

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Brave Davis remarks to LLB Students of College of The Bahamas’ Law Department‏ - Aug 20, 2014 - 5:50:19 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - Enclosed are remarks by The Hon. Philip Brave Davis, Deputy Prime Minister The Commonwealth Of The Bahamas:

Good Morning…

When this invitation was extended to me on behalf of The College of The Bahamas’ Bachelor of Law Degree (LLB) Programme, it was truly a privilege to accept it and to bring brief remarks because I am always happy to interact with potential change-makers. Indeed, you aspire to toward a learned and noble profession; and in doing so at this time, you have become a part of this institution’s critical history. You see, this signature programme heralds the establishment of a Faculty of Law here at the College of The Bahamas
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News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Morgan White Administrators call on Bahamas Insurance Commission Superintendent‏ - Aug 20, 2014 - 5:36:50 PM


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Nassau, Bahamas - Morgan White Administrators paid a courtesy call on Michele Fields, Superintendent of the Insurance Commission of The Bahamas (far right), at Charlotte House, August 20, 2014. 

From left are: David Reynolds, Chartered Insurer, Director; Alma Sweeting; and Deandra Major...

News : International : Organization of American States (OAS)

OAS Secretary General Sends Condolences to Saint Lucia on the Passing of Judge Suzie D'Auvergne - Aug 20, 2014 - 5:23:15 PM

The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, today sent a letter of condolences to the Government and people of Saint Lucia expressing his solidarity for the passing on August 18, of Judge Suzie D 'Auvergne, member of the Administrative Tribunal of the Organization.

In the letter, addressed to the Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, Kenny Anthony, Secretary General Insulza said that Judge D'Auvergne "lived an exemplary life in the public service and was a leader in promoting access to justice and the rule of law in Saint Lucia and the Caribbean." He also recalled that the OAS "recognized her distinguished career and commitment to justice with her election in 2009 and re-election 2014 as a member of the Administrative Tribunal where she played an important role in ...

News : Ministry of Tourism Updates

400 Entries For Bahamas Best Beaches Photo Competition - Aug 20, 2014 - 4:40:28 PM

Over 400 entries have been made to the Ministry of Tourism’s Facebook page for its #Bahamasbestbeaches promotion and now tourism officials are making a final push for more breathtaking beach photos.

The competition, which began in late July, aims to use social media to get a look at the best of the nation’s beaches through the eyes of residents and tourists.

When participants upload a unique and engaging photo of a Bahamian beach at the ministry’s Facebook.com/TravelBahamas page or post via Twitter and Instagram @ VisitTheBahamas using the hashtag #BahamasBestBeaches – they are automatically entered to win a five-day, four night stay at Pelican Bay on Grand Bahama...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

First National Training Agency Graduation in Grand Bahama - Aug 20, 2014 - 3:27:35 PM

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Freeport, Grand Bahama - As the first cohort of trainees in Grand Bahama, 135 young people graduated from the National Training Agency’s Four-Week Mandatory Workforce Preparatory Programme, August 18, in ceremonies at the Grand Lucayan Hotel. The Graduation Ceremony took place five months after the training agency’s opening on Grand Bahama.

Giving remarks, the Hon. Shane Gibson, Minister of Labour and National Insurance and Minister of the Public Service, told the graduates they had reason to be proud, having completed skills training that included internships with various companies, and also received Customer Service ‘in class’ instruction for City and Guilds certification...

Entertainment

Bahamas: iCreate Music All Access Seminar to be held September 20th & 21st - Aug 20, 2014 - 3:25:30 PM

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Paradise Island, Bahamas - Founded and launched in 2011, the iCreate Music All Access Seminar is set to go down on September 20th & 21st at the Atlantis Resort.

"To artists looking to further their career, to make networking contacts, to get that honest feedback that friends and family won't give you this is where you need to be," said founder Gregory Collie II.

iCreate Music All Access Seminar will have 9 panelists made up of songwriters, industry veteran lawyers, managers, producers, engineers and a&r's. At the seminar attendees will have the opportunity to engage panelists and asks any questions that they may have as well as participate in workshops and music showcases...

News : International

President Obama: James Foley's Life "Stands in Stark Contrast to His Killers" - Aug 20, 2014 - 3:19:16 PM

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This afternoon, the President of the United States, Barack Obama made a statement on the killing of journalist James Foley by the terrorist group ISIL. He was 40 years old.

"The entire world is appalled by the brutal murder of Jim Foley," President Obama said. "Jim was a journalist, a son, a brother, and a friend. He reported from difficult and dangerous places, bearing witness to the lives of people a world away."

Foley was taken hostage in Syria almost two years ago while reporting on the conflict there. The President made clear in today's statement that Foley's life "stands in stark contrast to his killers."

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Urban Renewal Foundation Calls on Bahamas Governor General - Aug 20, 2014 - 3:14:19 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling Governor General welcomed the Urban Renewal Foundation Officers and Council Members, on August 13, during a Courtesy Call at Government House. 

Pictured from left to right are: Greg Butler, Francina Horton, Tanya McCartney, Hon. Dr. Cynthia Pratt, Hon. Algernon Allen, Felix Stubbs, Nina Lightbourne (Permanent Secretary), and Peter Bates...

News : International

Diplomats Briefed On Ebola and Chikunguna Viruses - Aug 20, 2014 - 3:05:26 PM

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Although there is a universal consensus that there are no reasons for The Bahamas to be concerned about the deadly Ebola virus, The Bahamas should have the capability to detect and manage any potential cases of the deadly disease.

That was the advice given to His Excellency Dr. Eugene Newry, Bahamas Ambassador to the United States, and other Bahamian diplomats in Washington, D.C., during a briefing on Monday, August 10, 2014 by two officials of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) on the likelihood of the Ebola virus reaching the Caribbean...

News : Grand Bahama

Major Global Youth Festival Set for Grand Bahama Island - Aug 20, 2014 - 2:44:21 PM

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As Grand Bahama’s economy continues its steady incline, a major “global” youth conclave is being organized to showcase the island to the world.

The newly established Clinton Minnis Global Inc. (CMG) galvanized several youth leaders and stakeholders in Grand Bahama at a private executive meeting recently, to share the vision of the proposed Bahamas Global Youth Fest, slated for 2015.

BGY-Fest (pronounced biggie-fest), will be held under the theme, “Inspired by Hope”.

News : Local

Bahamas Striping to Establish Regional Manufacturing Plant in West End, Grand Bahama - Aug 20, 2014 - 1:45:34 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas -  The Bahamas Striping Group of Companies (BSGC) is in the embryonic stages of acquiring crown land in West End, Grand Bahama to build a $750,000.00 cold mix patch manufacturing facility. The plant which is scheduled to come on stream in mid 2015, will produce a value added product in The Bahamas which will be distributed throughout the country and the Caribbean region.

BSGC realized that global trends are shifting away from the traditional industry concept of manufacturing a product from the ground up. The company will import the binder, which is the proprietary product, and will complete it by adding locally produced aggregate to produce an environmentally green product for road re-pavement and pot hole repair in the country...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Missing Persons

RBPF Missing: 17 yr old Person Brenell Poitier of Nassau - Aug 20, 2014 - 12:11:09 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - Missing Person - Brenell Poitier 17 years old   Last known address: Douglas Road, Gambier Village. Description: Complexion: Brown, Height: 5'2" - 5'5", Build: Medium.

Call: The Central Detective Unit at 502-9991 or 502-9992 or Police Emergency 911
National Crime Prevention Office 302-8430/1, Crime Stoppers 328-TIPS (8477)
Family Islands (242)0300-8476...

News : New Providence

Emilio Estefan & Jamie King join forces to produce Baha Mar's Grand Opening Gala - Aug 20, 2014 - 12:01:24 PM

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A-listers Align for a Star-studded Partnership at Baha Mar, Welcoming the World to the ‘New Riviera’


NASSAU, The Bahamas (August 20, 2014)–Today, Baha Mar, the grand and greatly anticipated luxury resort located in Nassau, The Bahamas, announces an exciting partnership with two of the leading names in the world of music and entertainment— Jamie King and Emilio Estefan— who will be teaming up for the first time to develop, produce, choreograph and score the resort’s Grand Opening Gala alongside executive producer Bernie Yuman.

Slated for late Spring 2015, the Baha Mar Grand Opening Gala will be a grand experience of sophisticated luxury and leisure spanning multiple days...

Entertainment

King Errisson Visits with Family, Jah Cure, Friends and Governor General of The Bahamas - Aug 20, 2014 - 11:23:02 AM

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Nassau, Bahamas - King Errisson spent his first day back from  Acklins Island, his Heritage Home, visiting with very Special People!

The Day began with a Courtesy Call on HE Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General; he was thrilled and honoured to meet the Governor General; King Errisson was accompanied by his sister, Ms Maddie Ledard.

Then, a stop at Bahamas Welding and Fire, to check up on ole friend CEO, Alphonso Elliott; there he ran into a running buddy,  Jennings...

Bahamas Weather

Bahamas 3-Day Weather Forecast starting Wednesday, Aug 20th - Aug 20, 2014 - 10:49:46 AM

Weather forecast for the Bahamas for today and tonight, Wednesday 20th August 2014.

General situation: Low level troughing will continue to trigger unsettled weather across portions of the Northwest and Central Bahamas today.

Weather: Variable cloudiness with periods of widely scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms becoming heavy at times today.  Partly cloudy with a few isolated showers and thunderstorms tonight.

Advisory: Small craft should be alert for gusty winds and higher seas in or near heavy showers or thunderstorms...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force

RBPF Nassau: Drug arrest - Armed Robbery - Ammunition found - Aug 20, 2014 - 8:23:46 AM

Nassau, Bahamas - Make drug arrest :On Tuesday 19th August 2014, sometime around 1:00pm officers from the Carmichael Station teamed up with officers from the Mobile Unit to execute a warrant at a residence at Lazaretto Road.

Armed Robbery: According to reports, on Tuesday 19th August 2014, around 5:45pm a 49yr old female resident of Quakoo Street went into the Sunset Park area to transact business when she was accosted by two males, one of whom was armed with a black pistol.v
The men held the woman at bay and robbed her of her 2005 Honda Accord before making good their escape...

Uncover ammunition:
According to reports, sometime around 6:18pm on Tuesday 19th August 2014, Mobile Unit officers were on patrol in the Wulff Road area when they received information from a concerned citizen...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands

San Salvador police arrest 17 yr old male for house breaking - Aug 20, 2014 - 8:19:53 AM

San Salvador, Bahamas - According to reports, on Monday 18th August 2014, sometime around 10:10pm officers from the Cockburn Town Police Station on San Salvador were conducting routine patrols when they were stopped by a concerned citizen, who provided the officers with some information.

 Acting on this information, officers went to a residence in Major’s Hill, United Estates, where they arrested a 17yr old male exiting a residence that he had just broken into.

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Bahamas Constitutional Amendments Debate Contribution by Brave Davis - Aug 20, 2014 - 8:13:01 AM

Nassau, Bahamas - Enclosed is a Contribution by The Hon. Philip Brave Davis, Deputy Prime Minister The Commonwealth Of The Bahamas:

Mr. Speaker

Thank you for recognizing me.  

As I stand, I am privileged to do so on behalf of the people of Cat Island, Rum Cay, and San Salvador - whose trust and confidence permit me to be here.  

On their behalf, I remain focused on the task at hand, committed to ensuring the sustained growth and development of the Bahamian people
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News : Bahamas Information Services Updates

Bahamian International Entertainer King Errisson Johnson calls on Governor General of The Bahamas - Aug 20, 2014 - 8:02:13 AM

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Nassau, Bahamas - Bahamian International Entertainer King Errisson Johnson (second from left) paid a courtesy call, August 19, on Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling (third from left) in the Drawing Room of Government House.  Also pictured are Maddie Ledard (sister of King Errisson), and Athama Bowe...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands

American man in hospital in Bahamas after boating accident - Aug 20, 2014 - 1:04:48 AM

EXUMA, Bahamas - Police in Exuma were called to the scene of a boating accident in the waters of Elizabeth Harbour, Exuma.

According to reports, sometime around 8:20pm a local captain took a group of tourists on a tour when a 21 yr old American man fell from the boat into the water and was struck by the boat propeller causing serious injuries to the head.

The male was transported to the capital, where he is being treated for his injuries.

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