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  1. Blizzard to Bliss: The Bahamas Talk New Non-Stops From NewarkRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Market Wire

    Just as everyone in the northeastern part of the country was preparing for the monstrous "Blizzard of 2015" this past weekend, The Bahamas Tourist Office spent some time at the New York Times Travel Show to promote Vacation Express' non-stop, all-inclusive vacations, taking flight this spring to Grand Bahama Island . "The New York Times Travel Show is a great place to get a lot of exposure," said Dornell Dean, Sr. Business Development Manager for The Bahamas Tourist Office.

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  2. Houston's airports set record for passenger traffic in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    ARUBA: Southwest Airlines is set to debut its first international service from Hobby Airport, a Saturday-only flight to Aruba, on March 7. Meanwhile, United is expanding its service to the southern Caribbean island with flights on Saturdays and Sundays through early May 2015. CANCUN, Mexico : Low-cost carrier Viva Aerobus began flights to CancAon Dec. 3; the service is five times per week excluding Tuesday and Saturday.

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  3. Economic Freedom Declines in Central, South America, 2015 Index ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Heritage Foundation

    ... category. Guatemala 's 0.8-point slide nearly caused it to join the ranks of the "mostly unfree," while The Bahamas recorded a 1.1-point loss last year, falling further into the economic freedom category of "moderately free." The world average score ...

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  4. Bahamas Day Pass Launches with the Most Sought After Resort Shore...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Bahamas Day Pass gives cruisers the ability to spend the day at two of the most popular resorts in the Bahamas including Atlantis resort We are seeing more and more cruisers opting to relax and take advantage of the amenities that these resorts offer while in port World Travel Holdings, the world's largest cruise agency and award-winning leisure travel company, announces the launch of Bahamas Day Pass. Bahamas Day pass gives cruisers the opportunity to spend the day at two of the most popular resorts while in port at Nassau, Bahamas.

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  5. Cable & Wireless Continues IT Transformation Through Cloud Infrastructure Partnership With VirtacoreRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Wireless Design Online

    ... and Latin America. With four leading businesses: - Cable and Wireless Panama , LIME, (the Caribbean excluding The Bahamas), BTC (The Bahamas) and Cable and Wireless Seychelles ; CWC offers mobile, broadband, TV, domestic and international fixed line ...

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  6. Commentary: Sex, lies and videotape: Going viral and the consequencesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    ... corrupt situations. Youri Kemp is president and CEO of Kemp Global, a management consultancy firm, based in The Bahamas, which serves all markets. Email: globalviewtoday@gmail.com A few days ago I was made aware through social media that the sexual ...

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  7. Travel demand for Caribbean on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- The Expedia group, one of the world's largest online travel companies, reported on Monday that travel demand garnered via the company's platforms for the Caribbean region grew nearly 30 percent year over year during the first three quarters of 2014. The company also reports that the Dominican Republic remains the top producing market in the Caribbean, while Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Aruba and The Bahamas follow for the destination on all Expedia platforms.

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  8. Bahamas police officers arrested on child pornography chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Caribbean News Now!

    ... Cartwright-Carroll Nassau Guardian Staff Reporter NASSAU, Bahamas -- A police officer was on Friday charged in The Bahamas with one count of child pornography in relation to a sex tape scandal and a second officer was arrested in the same matter. ...

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  9. Some of the top honeymoon destinations for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Camden Chronicle Independent

    ... Destination Magazine suggested, an increase of flight availability and a spike in tourism enhancement has made the Bahamas into a picturesque setting for couples for the honeymoon and wedding. "We are buoyed by the overwhelming response to the ...

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  10. Open Call On Bahamas Government To Rectify Telecommunications SystemRead the original story

    Sunday | PR Log

    PRLog - Jan. 25, 2015 - NASSAU, Bahamas -- We as Bahamian Entrepreneurs would like to compete in the world of business and without a competent telephone system we cannot do this For the past years, telephone users in The Bahamas have faced the worst telecommunications system in the world and there is absolutely no force in power to assist Bahamian Entrepreneurs and residents. A telephone is the life conduit of businesses and family life.

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  11. Cartwright Scholarships Coakley group webRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | The Sidelines

    A Franklin, Tennessee couple who founded a network of substance-abuse treatment clinics has funded a special scholarship that allows students from a high school in the Bahamas to attend Middle Tennessee State University. Michael and Tina Cartwright, who both attended MTSU, established a $600,000 scholarship fund to cover tuition, housing and other expenses for four Coakley students to live and take classes on MTSU's Murfreesboro campus.

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  12. Gannon Men's Basketball Team Wins at Seton Hill on Smith's Late...Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | Gannon University Athletics

    's Academy) three-pointer with 16 seconds left propelled the Gannon men's basketball team to a 53-51 victory Saturday afternoon at Seton Hill. As a result, the Golden Knights moved back into a tie for first place in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Western Division with eight league games remaining.

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  13. Healthy tourism growth, but little progress with EuropeansRead the original story

    Monday Jan 5 | The Daily Herald

    ... significantly less Canadian tourism to begin with such as St. Kitts and Nevis, Montserrat, Grenada, CuraA ao and The Bahamas. Larger islands such as Cuba, the Dominican Republic and Jamaica attract by far the most of this market (897,018; 574,973 ...

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  14. China looming in importance to Bahamas tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Caribbean News Now!

    By K. Quincy Parker Nassau Guardian Business Editor NASSAU, Bahamas -- With the opening of the Baha Mar megaresort pending, the investment by China Construction America in purchasing the British Colonial Hilton , and Baha Mar chairman Sarkis Izmirlian's recent comments about the possibility of partnering with one of China's leading hospitality companies for future development, the importance of Chinese tourists to The Bahamas cannot be ignored. As these developments unfold, recent moves by Bahamian authorities have positioned The Bahamas to take advantage of growing trends in Chinese tourism, while industry research highlights other areas in which concentrated effort might pay dividends.

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  15. I'm Bored With My Tesla, What Should I Do?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Jalopnik

    ... I received more than 50 exciting automotive letters from a wide range of exotic locations, including Argentina, The Bahamas, and Belgium. But my personal favorite letter came from David, a reader in Portland, Oregon, who writes: Two years ago I ...

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  16. Here are some of the top honeymoon destinations for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Deseret News

    ... Destination Magazine suggested, an increase of flight availability and a spike in tourism enhancement has made the Bahamas into a picturesque setting for couples for the honeymoon and wedding. "We are buoyed by the overwhelming response to the ...

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  17. Bahamas government called on to name bailout loan recipientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Geoffrey Brown Nassau Guardian Business Reporter NASSAU, Bahamas -- Member of Parliament Richard Lightbourn on Wednesday said the secrecy surrounding the entities behind $100 million in bad loans transferred from Bank of The Bahamas to Bahamas Resolve Ltd is "unacceptable", adding that the government has an obligation to inform the public of the identity of the parties. Lightbourn told Guardian Business that it was "not asking too much" of the government to disclose not only the names of the entities or individuals to whom these loans were granted, but also the security they provided to receive the loans in the first place.

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  18. Bahamas opposition calls for action against bribe takerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Travis Cartwright-Carroll Nassau Guardian Staff Reporter NASSAU, Bahamas -- If the Christie administration fails to act over the alleged bribery of a person reportedly connected to the Bahamas Electricity Corporation , it would be just as guilty as the bribe taker, Bahamas opposition leader Dr Hubert Minnis charged on Wednesday. Minnis and government MP Dr Andre Rollins called on the government to investigate and prosecute the person who allegedly took bribes totaling $325,000 to swing BEC contracts to Alstom SA, a French company, between 1999 and 2003.

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  19. Gannon Men's Basketball Team Falls to CaliforniaRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Gannon University Athletics

    The Short Story: The California men's basketball team overcame a 10-point halftime deficit by limiting Gannon to 18 second-half points, before overcoming the Golden Knights 63-58 in overtime Thursday night at the Hammermill Center. As a result, the Vulcans snapped Gannon's six-game home win streak.

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  20. Rae Sremmurd Hits The Bahamas For The First TimeRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Vibe

    While having the time of their lives, Rae Sremmurd recently tore the stage down in The Bahamas for the very first time. Swae Lee and Slim Jimmy seemed like two kids on summer vacation when they hit the beaches .

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