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5 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

Bahamas airlift falls 8.5 percent in four years

By Alison Lowe Nassau Guardian Business Editor NASSAU, Bahamas -- The head of Atlantis has expressed anxiety over the level of airlift coming into the country from The Bahamas' major source market ahead of the opening of Baha Mar, after official figures obtained show that such airlift into Nassau declined by 8.5 percent in the four years between ... (more)


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21 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation Listed on the GXG Markets

GXG Markets runs an SME dedicated exchange that operates a European Regulated Market, as well as two junior markets regulated under GXG Markets' Multilateral Trading Facility authorization.


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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

IMF concludes visit to Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas -- An International Monetary Fund team, headed by Mbuyamu Matungulu, visited The Bahamas during July 14-18 as part of the regular consultation process with member countries on their economies.


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Great white shark Katharine returns to Palm Beach County

After starting her summer in the Gulf of Mexico, including offshore Manatee County, Katharine the great white shark has returned to Palm Beach County.


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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Art Daily

SITE Santa Fe opens a reimagined biennial with a new focus on contemporary art from the Americas

SITE Santa Fe announced the new works and commissions and opening weekend programming for SITElines.2014: Unsettled Landscapes, the first edition of SITE Santa Fe's new biennial series with a focus on contemporary art from the Americas opening July 20, 2014 and on view through January 15, 2015.


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Star Tribune

Travel briefs: Security fee increase

The Sept. 11 security fee that was intended to fund the Transportation Security Administration is about to rise.


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Fri Jul 18, 2014

North Texas e-News

Fannin Partners in Education to explore 'Secrets of The Bahamas' July 30

Delano Smith, Family Self-Sufficiency Coordinator and native Bahamian, will present 'Secrets of The Bahamas' 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 30, at the monthly Fannin Partners in Education presentation.


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USA Today

MSC adds new Caribbean ports for Divina

MSC adds new Caribbean ports for Divina MSC's Divina will visit new Caribbean ports next year.


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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Freeport News

Your dreams are valid

While accepting her award at this year's 'Oscars' as "Best Supporting Actress" for her role in the movie, "12 Years a Slave," Lupita Nyong'o said, "No matter where you're from, your dreams are valid."


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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Hampshire Chronicle

Health warning as temperature rises

Parts of Britain have been warned to brace themselves for potentially dangerous heat amid predictions that temperatures could be warmer than Hawaii and The Bahamas.


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Author Ray Shilling Pens a New Book Revealing How Tropical Island...

Debut Announcement Thesis: Over the past century, residents of the world's most desirable tropical island destinations have become addicted to the continuous flow of money from visiting tourists.


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Tue Jul 15, 2014

CBS Local

Coast Guard Searching For Missing Diver In The Bahamas

Crews are searching for a 63-year-old man who never resurfaced after diving into the waters of the Bahamas during a commercial shark diving venture.


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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Final Call

Return to Bimini - Gateway to the Bahamas and the Bahamas

"Whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth glorifies Allah. His is the kingdom, and His the praise; and He is Possessor of power over all things.


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Kemmons Wilson, an interesting sort of guy

If you ever wanted to know a millionaire who didn't make much of his money, but lived as a human being despite it, then you needed to know Kemmons Wilson.


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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

$600 million-plus waste-to-energy plant planned in Bahamas

By Alison Lowe Nassau Guardian Business Editor NASSAU, Bahamas -- The government of The Bahamas this week signed a letter of intent with a company that plans to build a $625 million-$675 million waste-to-energy plant at a landfill that is projected to lower the cost of electricity and generate 2,500 construction and 400 permanent jobs.


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The Freeport News

2014 Independence Celebration; Bahamians urged to return to Christian heritage

Grand Bahama Christian Council President Peter Pinder called on Bahamians to reaffirm the country's Christian heritage and reinstate prayer in the home.


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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Bajan Reporter

"The Caribbean Writer" announces its Volume 27 Prize Winners

The Caribbean Writer has announced its annual prize winners from Volume 27 , which highlights music and visual arts.


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Malaysian National News Agency

Caribbean Nations Fighting Spread Of Chikungunya Virus; 21 Deaths So Far

Twenty-one deaths were reported so far following the rapid spread of the mosquito-transmitted chikungunya virus in the Caribbean region, according to the Pan American Health Organization .


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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Free Dictionary

The Bahamas Gain Independence from the British Commonwealth

The history of the Bahamas begins with the earliest arrival of humans in the islands in the first millennium AD.


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Tue Jul 08, 2014


Discovery Life Channel to premiere next year

The new network will focus on ordinary people in extraordinary situations as they overcome hardships and take risks.


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