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Focus on increased airlift is “manifestly paramount” to regional tourism success

CONFERENCE OPENING – At Opening Ceremony of the third Caribbean Aviation Meetup Conference at the Prince of Wales Room, Altantis, Paradise Island, June 12. Pictured from left are Bahamas Civil Aviation Authority Director General Captain Charles Beneby; Ministry of Tourism and Aviation Permanent Secretary Charles Albury; Chairman/Coordinator of Caribbean Aviation Meetup 2018 Commander Bud Slabbaert; Minister of Transport and Local Government, Frankie Campbell; Minister of Tourism and Aviation, Dionisio D’Aguilar; Ministry of Tourism Parliamentary Secretary Travis Robinson; Director General of Tourism Joy Jibrilu and Chairman of Bahamasair O.A.T (Tommy ) Turnquest. (BIS PHOTO: KEMUEL STUBBS)

A focus on increasing airlift into the region is “manifestly paramount” if regional, island destinations are to succeed in tourism, Minister of Tourism and Aviation, Dionisio D’Aguilar said Tuesday. Addressing the Opening Session of the Third Annual Caribbean Aviation Meetup Conference, Minister D’Aguilar said, airlift is the tool that drives sustainable tourism growth for every…
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Govt. welcomes open, honest debate on national issues

Dr. HUBERT MINNIS Prime Minister

The Government of The Bahamas welcomes open and honest debate from all quarters, including those concerned with civil society, citizen safety and human rights, Prime Minister, Dr. Hubert A. Minnis stated recently. Prime Minister Minnis said the best debates, however, are those that are free of scare tactics and extreme positions that do not take…
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Health Minister Will Examine the Working Conditions of Nursing Professionals

Dr. Duane Sands Minister of Health

Minister of Health, Dr. Duane Sands said when the current Government Administration and his tenure as Minister of Health is examined, he will be accused of having looked at the service, conditions of service and the respect paid to nurses. “It is no question that the at tendance by nurses contributes more to the perception…
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Bahamian official applauds public health approach to treatment of drug use at CICAD

WASHINGTON, D.C., USA (BIS) April 25, 2017 – The Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission’s decision to take a public health approach to the treatment of drug use and related disorders is one that should be embraced, Rochelle Basden, Deputy Director of Psychological Services at Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre in The Bahamas, told delegates attending the Third…
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