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  1. Four Corners marks 20 years of democracy at countrywide UK screeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Bizcommunity

    ... has also been selected to screen in competition during the same period at The Santa Fe Film Festival USA and The Bahamas International Film Festival. It will compete in Best Foreign Film and Best Feature Film categories at both these festivals. Four ...

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  2. Jamaica on US drug listRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    ... drugs to be produced and/or trafficked through a country. Jamaica and four other Caribbean countries -- Belize, The Bahamas, the Dominican Republic, and Haiti -- are among 22 named by Obama. The rest of the list reads: Afghanistan, Burma, Colombia, ...

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  3. John Travolta says lawsuits targeting his sexuality are 'about people wanting money'Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... Travolta's autistic teenage son Jett died in 2009 after suffering a seizure while on a Christmas vacation in The Bahamas and the star said he was disturbed by some of the media coverage. Too low: Travolta's daughter Ella, wife Kelly Preston and late ...

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  4. Bahamas parliament passes controversial Gaming BillRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    ... Reporter NASSAU, Bahamas -- Following several days of heated debate, a controversial Gaming Bill was passed in the Bahamas House of Assembly on Monday with 25 yes votes and seven no votes. The bill maintains the provision that prohibits people ...

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  5. Ferguson chosen as top baseball performerRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Journal-Pioneer

    Pitcher and centre-fielder Lavaughn Ferguson of Nassau, Bahamas, has been selected as the Holland Hurricanes' baseball player of the week.

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  6. Carnival Renews Great Vacation Guarantee Through 2015Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | Travel World News

    ... be used on a future Carnival cruise. The Great Vacation Guarantee is valid on all three- to eight-day voyages to The Bahamas, Caribbean, Mexican Riviera, Alaska, Bermuda, Canada and New England through December 31, 2015, including holiday sailings. ...

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  7. Grammy winning producers support growth in the Caribbean with iCreate Music SeminarRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR Log

    PRLog - Sep. 16, 2014 - NEW PROVIDENCE, Bahamas -- Combining experience, education, and technology the iCreate Music All Access Seminar scheduled to take place in Nassau, Bahamas September 20th - 21st, 2014, features Grammy award winning producers and celebrated entertainment lawyers. The iCreate Music All Access Seminar focuses on creating a viable music industry throughout the Caribbean; using education and all points of digital access to secure and nurture profitable relationships.

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  8. Presidential Determination on Major Drug Transit or Major Illicit...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Holtville Tribune

    Pursuant to section 706 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 2003 , I hereby identify the following countries as major drug transit and/or major illicit drug producing countries: Afghanistan, The Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Burma, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Laos, Mexico, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, and Venezuela. A country's presence on the foregoing list is not a reflection of its government's counternarcotics efforts or level of cooperation with the United States.

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  9. Inaugural tourism awards set for HyattRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Trinidad Guardian

    ... in tourism." Guest speaker for the evening will be Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace, a leading tourism mind from the Bahamas. Vanderpool-Wallace's experience as co-president of Resorts International, then the largest private company in The Bahamas, ...

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  10. Commentary: Value added tax in The Bahamas: Fears and solutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Caribbean News Now!

    By Youri kemp The value added tax initiative in The Bahamas has taken some interesting twists and turns down the road of reform, from the VAT Bill tabled in the House of Assembly in late August 2014, with an implementation date of January 2015 -- a change from the initial July 2014 date for implementation. Youri Kemp is president and CEO of Kemp Global, a management consultancy firm, based in The Bahamas, which serves all markets.

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  11. Presidential Determination -- Major Drug Transit or Major Illicit...Read the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    Pursuant to section 706 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 2003 , I hereby identify the following countries as major drug transit and/or major illicit drug producing countries: Afghanistan, The Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Burma, Colombia, Costa Rica, A country's presence on the foregoing list is not a reflection of its government's counternarcotics efforts or level of cooperation with the United States.

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  12. Using data to tackle non-communicable diseasesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Trinadad Express

    ... of US$650,000 and this was generously supported with US$580,000 from six Caricom countries: Trinidad and Tobago, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Guyana and Jamaica. Professor of Medicine at The University of The West Indies, Surujpal Teelucksingh, ...

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  13. Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. Declares Fourth Quarter Cash DividendRead the original story

    Monday | Sys-Con Media

    ... and/or distribution facilities in the Cayman Islands, Belize, the British Virgin Islands, The Commonwealth of The Bahamas, and Bali, Indonesia. Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. is headquartered in George Town, Grand Cayman, in the Cayman Islands. The ...

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  14. Tamara Lindeman IS The Weather StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Examiner.com

    ... the solo-performance presentation of her creations. "On this tour it's going to be me alone (onstage); Asie (of The Bahamas , the headliners) might join me depending on how he feels that day.. . . . I've been doing solo work for a long time, and I ...

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  15. Will Packer gives Bahamas filmmaker opportunity of a lifetimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Examiner.com

    ... to work on Will Packer production," Consul General Rolle said. "The second person will be selected through The Bahamas' Ministry of Tourism and that individual will be announced at a later date. It's an opportunity of a lifetime for a Bahamian and I ...

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  16. Consul General Randy Rolle, Ministry of Tourism & Producer Will Packer Give Bahamian Filmmaker OppoRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 13 | PR Log

    Rolle, who is the Consul General for The Commonwealth of The Bahamas to Atlanta and surrounding States invited Bahamians in the film industry to submit their credentials. "Moya Thompson is the first Bahamian to be given the opportunity to work on Will Packer production," the Consul General stated.

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  17. Strike ends as Bahamas unions seek to challenge injunctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... news and information here... By Royston Jones Jr. Nassau Guardian Staff Reporter NASSAU, Bahamas -- Despite the Bahamas government obtaining an injunction that orders the Bahamas Nurses Union, the Bahamas Customs, Immigration and Allied Workers ...

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  18. Hurricanes back on the road for four baseball gamesRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | The Guardian

    The Holland College Hurricanes will be putting on the miles this weekend in Canadian Collegiate Baseball Association Atlantic Conference action. The Hurricanes start the weekend with a pair of games Saturday at Acadia followed by a doubleheader Sunday at UNB.

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  19. Southwest unveils its first international routesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The Dallas-based airline will fly once a week from Orlando International Airport to Aruba and daily from OIA to Montego Bay, Jamaica. The routes also include daily flights from Atlanta to Aruba and Montego Bay; daily flights from Baltimore/Washington to Aruba and Nassau, Bahamas; and twice-daily flights from Baltimore/Washington to Montego Bay.

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  20. Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation Hires MacKenzie Partners, Inc.Read the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | GlobeNewswire

    ... design, construction, and operation of OTEC and SWAC systems and has offices in Pennsylvania, Virginia, The Bahamas, Cayman Islands, United States Virgin Islands, Hawaii, London, UK and Stockholm, Sweden. OTE traces its roots back to 1988 and has a ...

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