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Bahamas signs air services agreement with Qatar, Australia and Finland

The Bahamas said it has signed air services agreement with Qatar, Australia and Finland, bringing to 11, the number of such agreements signed with countries in recent time. Tourism and Aviation Minister Dionisio D'Aguilar said the latest agreements were signed during the 10th session of the International Civil Aviation Organisation's Air Services Negotiation event that ended here this week.

NIA Announces New 2019 and 2021 Annual Convention Dates and Locations

NIA Announces New 2019 and 2021 Annual Convention Dates and Locations The National Insulation Association'sA Annual Convention is the premier event for the insulation industry. Held each spring, this event attracts attendees from all industry segments and is open to both NIA members and non-members.

The BAHAMAS project: the CMB--large-scale structure tension...

To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. Recent studies have presented evidence for tension between the constraints on Omega_m and sigma_8 from the cosmic microwave background and measurements of large-scale structure .

10-year action plan to eliminate gender-based violence launched

Minister of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange and acting senior director, Bureau of Gender Affairs, Sharon Coburn Robinson , congratulate singer Kimelia Issacs following her performance during a symposium to launch the National Strategic Action Plan to eliminate gender-based violence at the Jamaica Conference Centre in downtown Kingston on Wednesday. It takes into account the sociocultural background; specific needs of the victims, survivors and witnesses of violence; and the human and financial resources available to ensure sustainability and alignment with the 2030 Vision National Development Plan, National Policy for Gender Equality, and the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Bahamas International Film Festival to honour Grace Jones

Jamaican actress, singer, songwriter and supermodel Grace Jones will be honoured with the Career Achievement Award at the Bahamas International Film Festival taking place December 10-17. Serving as the festival's most prestigious symbol of recognition, awarded in appreciation of the lifetime achievements of an actor, BIFF's Career Achievement Award will be bestowed to Jones on December 15. BIFF founder and executive director Leslie Vanderpool said that in addition to receiving BIFF's Career Achievement Award, Jones will present her latest film, 'Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami' - the acclaimed documentary from director Sophie Fiennes.




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The Bahamas, graced with beautiful beaches of pink sand, breathtaking windswept panoramas and countless opportunities for diving, snorkeling and fishing, are well established as one of the world's top draws for both intrepid explorers and casual vacationers.  An island chain beginning a mere 55 miles east of Miami, Florida, the Bahamas offer an array of tourist hotels, all-inclusive resorts, and even rustic lodges, making staying there a relatively simple endeavor.  Indeed, more than three million travelers each year choose the islands as their prime destination for outdoor sports, sun worship, casino gambling and, on some of the slightly more remote spots, eco-tourism.

Arawak Indians inhabited the islands when Christopher Columbus first set foot in the New World on San Salvador in 1492. British settlement of the islands began in 1647; the islands became a colony in 1783. Since attaining independence from the UK in 1973, The Bahamas have prospered through tourism and international banking and investment management.



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