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  1. MeditationRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | The Gleaner

    ... what we do, isn't it? n Rev Dr J Emmette Weir is president emeritus of the Conference of the Methodist Church in The Bahamas and Turks & Caicos. Send feedback to familyandreligion@gleanerjm.com .

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  2. Youth unemployment in Guyana around 40% - CDBRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Stabroek News

    ... average. Most of the countries surveyed had a relatively consistent youth unemployment rate over the period, but The Bahamas, Barbados and, to some degree, Belize, demonstrated a spike in youth unemployment since 2007 which was attributed in part to ...

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  3. Two Rescued from Vessel Aground North of CubaRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Marine News

    Two American sailors whose vessel ran aground approximately 25 miles north of Gibara, Cuba, were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard Friday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 7th District command center were first notified of the emergency Friday morning when a distress signal from the vessel's Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon began transmitting.

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  4. USCG Tall Ship Sailing to the BahamasRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Marine News

    The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle is scheduled to arrive at Berth 14 at Prince George Wharf in Nassau, Bahamas on Thursday, May 28 as part of its 2015 cadet summer training deployment. At 295 feet in length, the Eagle is the largest tall ship flying the stars and stripes and the only active square-rigger in U.S. government service.

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  5. Sepp Blatter set for another win in FIFA electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    Sepp Blatter's widely expected re-election on May 29 as president of soccer's world governing body for a fifth term has seldom seemed a real contest. His hold on the top job is so secure that Blatter published no manifesto, declined to debate opponents and rarely engaged with media worldwide.

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  6. Cable and Wireless loses $$ from TSTTRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Trinadad Express

    ... to exercise "cost discipline in all areas of the business (including its services in Jamaica, Panama and The Bahamas) and the initiative to reduce our run-rate operating costs by US$100 million by the end of 2014/15 was achieved with 800 team ...

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  7. Western Caribbean CruisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | LivePressWorld

    ... a maximum of 3,000 passengers, visit the major western caribbean cruise ports, such as Aruba, Barbados or The Bahamas. It offers the respite of a resort getaway, pampering service, opportunities to meet like-minded folk and the chance to visit a new ...

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  8. Luis Figo exits FIFA presidential race with guns blazingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    As expected , Luis Figo joined Michael Van Praag in withdrawing from the FIFA presidential race on Thursday, leaving Jordanian Prince Ali Bin al-Hussein as the lone candidate to stand against incumbent Sepp Blatter, who is expected to win easily . But Figo didn't go out quietly, unleashing a fusillade of criticism at a FIFA electoral process that seems designed solely to keep Blatter in power.

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  9. Sepp Blatter Set for Another Win in FIFA Election12 minutes agoRead the original story

    Thursday | ABC News

    Sepp Blatter's widely expected re-election on May 29 as president of soccer's world governing body for a fifth term has seldom seemed a real contest. His hold on the top job is so secure that Blatter published no manifesto, declined to debate opponents and rarely engaged with media worldwide.

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  10. Central Bank of The Bahamas Launches Online Reporting and Management System with Vizor SoftwareRead the original story

    Thursday | PRWeb

    Furthering their mission to foster an environment of monetary stability conducive to economic development, and to ensure a stable and sound financial system, Central Bank of The Bahamas "goes live" with Vizor regulatory supervision software. The new ORIMS solution will allow the Central Bank to better leverage information and gain greater insight, important to fulfilling its mandate as the country's financial regulator.

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  11. Strong performance and improving platform for growth: CWC performance as of March 2015Read the original story

    Thursday | Bajan Reporter

    ... with challenges in broadband due to delays in fibre rollout. Total reported revenue grew 3% year over year. In The Bahamas, revenue performance declined 2% as we prepared BTC for the advent of mobile competition by reducing prices and updating ...

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  12. Top 10 Timeshare Resorts Reported By BuyaTimeshare.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PRWeb

    Over $7.6 million in rental offers were generated for our advertisers in 2014, which was a 23 percent increase over the previous year. The Memorial Day weekend is the traditional start to the summer holiday season, so with summer vacation on the minds of millions of Americans, timeshare resale and rental advertiser BuyaTimeshare.com has announced its Top 10 most requested resorts based on actual consumer demand.

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  13. Draft freedom of information bill released in The BahamasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Krystel Rolle-Brown Nassau Guardian Staff Reporter NASSAU, Bahamas -- The Bahamas government released a draft Freedom of Information Bill on Monday that seeks to reinforce "governmental accountability, transparency and public participation in national decision-making". The bill, which catalogues a long list of exemptions, also seeks to protect whistleblowers from legal action and other sanctions.

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  14. Rum Cay Artist Turning Trash into TreasuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Florida Sportsman

    ... to recycle conch shells into jewelry forms, shaped as marlins, sailfish, turtles and other sea life native to the Bahamas. "There are literally four million conchs that are harvested annually, which leaves four million discarded shells," said ...

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  15. Caribbean food production industry to receive US$469,000 in additional supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... export opportunities right here within the region. Markets to be covered include Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Saint Lucia, and Trinidad and Tobago. Ultimately, the development of the CARIFORUM specialty food industry, through the ...

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  16. Commentary: Terrorism on the shores of the CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Youri Kemp The Bahamas ministry of tourism's website was hacked last week. Apparently, a group out of Tunisia calling themselves the "Fallaga Team" is responsible for the attack.

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  17. Yet Another Baha Mar Dream Vacation Has CollapsedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | HotelChatter

    Just last week, we posted a silver lining that emerged from the storm clouds of the epic opening fail of Baha Mar Resort & Casino in the Bahamas, which has been plagued by construction delays, thanks to a standoff between the resort and its construction company. A Hyatt Gold Passport guest told HotelChatter that he was extremely impressed with Hyatt's customer service for affected guests of the Grand Hyatt at Baha Mar, which involved a dedicated hotline for Hyatt guests and a full refund of all of his Passport points used to book the trip, plus a few extra.

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  18. Disney Cruise Line sets 2016 ports for Wonder and MagicRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | The Disney Blog

    While Disney's two newer large ships are busy in the high profit region of the Bahamas, Disney Cruise Line is preparing to send its two original ships, Magic and Wonder, off to exciting ports for some much in-demand return trips. We just learned which ports will get the return engagements in the fall of 2016.

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  19. Errol Brown Laid To RestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | ContactMusic.com

    His former bandmate Larry Ferguson attended the service at Christ Church Cathedral in Nassau with Brown's wife Ginette, their two daughters Colette and Leonie and Perry Gladstone Christie, The Prime Minister of The Bahamas.

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  20. Book review: From My Heart To Yours: Can Anybody Feel Me?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... she continued. About the author: Raised on the sunny and picturesque island of New Providence, capital of The Bahamas, author Kendia Laramore is known for her writing about controversial and taboo topics. At the age of thirteen, Kendia was ...

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