The Bahamas Newswire (Page 9)

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

    Jan 23, 2015 | 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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  2. Here are some of the top honeymoon destinations for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | 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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  3. Bahamas government called on to name bailout loan recipientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | 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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  4. Bahamas opposition calls for action against bribe takerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | 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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  5. Gannon Men's Basketball Team Falls to CaliforniaRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | 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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  6. Rae Sremmurd Hits The Bahamas For The First TimeRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | 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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  7. Gregg Allman Is the First Performer Announced for Rock Legends Cruise IVRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | WJZW-FM Washington

    ... It also leaves from and returns to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, although its mid-journey destination is Nassau in The Bahamas. The cruise boasts an impressive lineup of rock stars that includes The Doobie Brothers , Alice Cooper , Paul Rodgers , 38 ...

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  8. The Bahamas' New Motto: "Sand, Surf and Solar"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Inter Press Service

    The Bahamas is focusing on renewable energy as it tries to preserve gains in tourism. Credit: Kenton X. Chance/IPS - When it comes to tourism in the 15-member Caribbean Community , The Bahamas - 700 islands sprinkled over 100,000 square miles of ocean starting just 50 miles off Florida - is a heavyweight.

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  9. Hotels with benefits: The best Caribbean resort perksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | USA Today

    ... aprA s a morning dip in the sea or a mellow massage at ZoiA Spa. One & Only Ocean Club on Paradise Island in The Bahamas was once the private estate of A&P supermarket heir Huntington Hartford II. One & Only Ocean Club impresses with stunning ...

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  10. Commentary: The oil is falling, the oil is fallingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... collapse as a result. 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 Some have argued that drops in oil prices causes economic collapse. ...

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  11. Skyline of Calgary, Alberta, Canada with the famous landmark Tower.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | 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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  12. Baha Mar mega resort in Bahamas to finally openRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | WPTV Local News

    Golfers were supposed to be swinging their clubs at the Baha Mar Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course by now and gamblers placing bets at the $3.5billion resort's state-of-the-art casino. But Baha Mar is behind schedule, and the Bahamas' newest resort, which was largely financed by the Chinese government and built with the help of about 4,100 Chinese laborers, will miss all but the tail end of the all-important high season.

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  13. Cable & Wireless Continues IT Transformation through Cloud Infrastructure Partnership with VirtacoreRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | Business Wire

    ... 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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  14. Baha Mar mega resort in Bahamas to open a " finally a " in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Golfers were supposed to be swinging their clubs at the Baha Mar Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course by now and gamblers placing bets at the $3.5billion resort's state-of-the-art casino. But Baha Mar is behind schedule, and the Bahamas' newest resort, which was largely financed by the Chinese government and built with the help of about 4,100 Chinese laborers, will miss all but the tail end of the all-important high season.

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  15. Bahamas hosts retreat for CARICOM ambassadorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    Bocchit Edmond , Haiti's Ambassador to the United States and Permanent Representative to the OAS, and Bayney Karran , Guyana's Ambassador to the United States and Permanent Representative to the OAS, at the all-day retreat hosted by The Bahamas Embassy and Mikhail Bullard, Third Secretary WASHINGTON, USA -- Guided by an agenda covering a broad array of issues of common interest to their respective countries, ambassadors to the United States and permanent representatives to the Organization of American States or their alternates from Caribbean Community -member countries participated in an all-day retreat hosted by The Bahamas in Washington, DC, on Friday.

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  16. Bahamas government forced to take over troubled bank loans, says PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... Christie said his administration did not want to create an entity to take over bad commercial loans from Bank of The Bahamas. He said he was forced to do so "by policy". Addressing the House of Assembly in response to a debate contribution by Free ...

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  17. Arthur Porter to be extradited to Canada from Panama to face chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    A Quebec police source has confirmed that Arthur Porter, the former head of the McGill University Health Centre, will be extradited to Canada from Panama. In this photo taken Saturday, March 2, 2013, Dr. Arthur Porter speaks with a reporter at his home in Nassau, Bahamas.

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  18. The Swiss just made things worse for the euroRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Thanh Nein News

    Customers queue around the block to exchange their euros for Swiss francs outside a Change Migros, a bureau de change currency store in Geneva, Switzerland, on Jan. 16, 2015. Soon after the Swiss National Bank unexpectedly ended its three-year policy of keeping the franc weaker than 1.20 per euro, bearish bets on Europe's common currency soared.

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  19. A tale of two citiesRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | The Freeport News

    ... to the greatest degree evolved around his activities in the cities of Wolverhampton in England and Freeport in The Bahamas. They shared him in life and no doubt there will be continuity going forward with him no longer an earthly presence. Note: ...

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  20. Luke Donald back to old coach, and hopes to be on way backRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Washington Times

    ... the night before he left for the Ryder Cup, which was fine. It wasn't awkward," Donald said of a family trip to the Bahamas. "You don't play well enough and you can't expect to get picked. I wasn't playing very well." He returned home from The ...

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