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  1. World Day of Prayer set for March 6Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Independent & Free Press

    ... around the world and 2,000 communities across Canada. This year, the service has been written by the women of The Bahamas, and celebrates that nation's culture, history, land and legacy. The sounds of the ocean breeze, of Junkanoo, of rake 'n' ...

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  2. Antigua-Barbuda declines request to allow Taiwan nationals visa free entryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    ... clear that when Browne spoke at the opening of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) heads of government meeting in The Bahamas on February 26, he did so in his capacity as outgoing chairman of the organization. In that capacity, he had an obligation to ...

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  3. Reparations must be based on diplomacy, says Barbados PMRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    By Cathy Lashley NASSAU, Bahamas -- Barbados and other Caribbean Community states will go the route of diplomacy and not protest on the issue of reparations for native genocide and slavery, Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart told members of the media during a press conference on the final day of the 26th inter-sessional conference of CARICOM heads of government in Nassau, Bahamas. Stuart stated that the issue was not going "to be an overnight initiative", but one in which the entire region was "irrevocably committed".

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  4. Outgoing CARICOM chairman calls for response to threat to regional banksRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here . The Caribbean is especially vulnerable to rising sea levels brought about by global warming.

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  5. President Medina is seeking to change the economic map of the CaribbeanRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Stabroek News

    Last month, Danilo Medina, the President of the Dominican Republic, made clear that it was time to reset his country's foreign policy to better reflect its development objectives and the process of change and modernisation now underway. His views reflect the fact that the Dominican economy is growing rapidly, its sophisticated and increasingly outward looking private sector is seeking a bigger role in the Americas and beyond, and the country is strengthening its relationships with those of its regional neighbours that see value in doing so and in particular, Puerto Rico, The Bahamas and Trinidad.

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  6. Local services for Women's World Day of PrayerRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2015 | Todmorden Today

    ... countries, will gather to observe the day of prayer, using an order of service written by Christian women from The Bahamas and translated into more than 1000 different languages and dialects. In Todmorden, the service will take place at St Joseph's ...

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  7. World Day of Prayer to be observed FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    This year, the women of the WDP Committee of The Bahamas are calling on worshipers to consider Jesus' words to the disciples after washing their feet: “Do you understand what I have done for you?” The women of The Bahamas describe what Jesus does when he washes the disciples' feet as “radical love,” which comes from humility, compassion and commitment.  Locally, Church Women United of Cape Cod has coordinated the planning of the following church services on Friday to mark this day: 1 p.m. at St.

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  8. Caricom committee to tackle - bad banking image'Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    ... indigenous banks in each of our countries will be adversely affected in their operations," Caricom chairman and The Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie said following the two-day inter-sessional summit that ended here on Friday. Antigua and ...

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  9. New York man dies in apparent drowning in BahamasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Newsday

    Police in the Bahamas say a U.S. citizen on a cruise to the island chain has died in an apparent drowning. The Royal Bahamas Police Force identified the man only as a 38-year-old from New York and did not release his name or hometown.

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  10. Church is set for a global eventRead the original story

    Saturday | Morpeth Herald

    ... from parishioners across Morpeth and Mitford. This year the service has been prepared by the Christian women of The Bahamas and is entitled, 'Jesus said to them, "Do you know what I have done to you?"'. The music will have a Bahamian flavour.

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  11. Respite Care Cruise Benefits Alzheimer's AssociationRead the original story

    Saturday | PR.com

    Cruises For Causes has created the inaugural Respite Care Cruise which will benefit the Alzheimer's Association. "I have owned a home care agency since 2005.

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  12. Commentary: The View from Europe: Going its own way - the Dominican RepublicRead the original story

    Friday | Caribbean News Now!

    By David Jessop Last month, Danilo Medina, the president of the Dominican Republic, made clear that it was time to reset his country's foreign policy to better reflect its development objectives and the process of change and modernisation now underway. His views reflect the fact that the Dominican economy is growing rapidly, its sophisticated and increasingly outward looking private sector is seeking a bigger role in the Americas and beyond, and the country is strengthening its relationships with those of its regional neighbours that see value in doing so and in particular, Puerto Rico, The Bahamas and Trinidad.

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  13. Agriculture in Caribbean vital to economic growth, sustainable development, says UN officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Caribbean News Now!

    ... of the Caribbean during an address to heads of government at the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) summit in The Bahamas. "Strengthening agriculture and increasing support to small-scale and family farming will help ensure greater sufficiency in local ...

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  14. Bahamas PM calls for CARICOM plan on Cuba-US tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Caribbean News Now!

    ... with Cuba. Christie, who previously said the announcement by the US "ought to be a very serious concern" for The Bahamas' tourism product, said the region ought to find ways to partner with Cuba. Cuba's impact on regional economies was among the ...

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  15. Swimming Pigs Get Red Carpet Treatment at Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | AndhraNews

    ... through social media for all the latest news and updates using the official hashtag. #WSF About The Islands Of The Bahamas The Islands Of The Bahamas have a place in the sun for everyone from Nassau and Paradise Island to Grand Bahama to The Abaco ...

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  16. Youth Culture Fest for Nassau in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Market Wire

    The Bahamas National Festival Commission has announced the launch of a brand new Youth Culture Fest in Nassau to take place on May 1st. The display is meant to build awareness of culture to visitors from all over the world and hundreds of lucky youth will be part of a new celebratory showcase, as they parade down Arawak Cay in traditional Bahamian costume.

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  17. 2015 Pro Day ScheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | New York Jets

    Fans sailing on the Jets Cruise will enjoy 5 days with their favorite current and alumni players, enjoy football themed activities or participate in Q&A sessions and trivia challenges. The Jets Cruise will be departing from Ft.

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  18. 10 destinations around the world for an amazing spring breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Mashable

    ... of the Caribbean party scene, and for a more laid back trip, the Botanical Gardens at St. Peter Great House. The Bahamas are home to too many beaches to count, which makes it a favorite amongst many spring breakers in March. You can visit Cable ...

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  19. Domestic Violence - Saints and Sinners Suffering And SurvivingRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | PR Log

    An in-depth heart breaking account by Althea N.P. Tinker of how she was quietly abused by the spouse who promised to love and cherish her. PRLog - Feb. 27, 2015 - NASSAU, Bahamas -- B.H. Publishers LLC, heralds the release of " Domestic Violence - Saints and Sinners Suffering and Surviving."

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  20. Women's day of prayersRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Portsmouth Today

    ... you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The service has been prepared by the women of The Bahamas and members of all the churches in the Waterlooville and Cowplain area will pray together at Waterlooville Baptist Church, ...

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