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IICA hosts a one-day informative seminar

 Local farmers and produce providers took part in a food safety workshop on good agricultural practice. The Department of Agriculture and the Inter-American Institute for Corporation on Agriculture hosted the event. (PHOTOS:?JENNEVA RUSSELL)

The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation and Agriculture (IICA) held a one-day seminar at Geneva’s Restaurant on Wednesday to ensure the agricultural stakeholders are kept abreast of the country’s Food Safety Acts that were passed last year.   Shacara Lightbourne, National Technical Specialist for IICA explained to this daily that the organization’s goal is to give…
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‘A Fresh Start School Tour’ focuses on youth

Positively impacting the lives of the youth is a mission that pastor Ricardo Miller holds near and dear to his heart. He shared that it was a joy to participate in ‘The Fresh Start School Tour’ held last week. (PHOTOS: Jacque Rolle)

Empowering, inspiring and motivating the youth of the nation was at the forefront of ‘A Fresh Start School Tour,’ held February 8 – 11.    Beginning the school tour on the western end of the island, organizer of the event Jacquie Rolle, Founder and President of Xcel Management Group International shared that while the tour…
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Julien Believe tours schools in West GB

Bahamian Singer/Songwriter Julien Believe visited seven local schools this week during his I Believe in You School Tour to encourage the youth and share his motto ‘Believe in Your self.’ (PHOTOS?COURTESY?OF?JULIEN?BELIEVE)

Bahamian singer and songwriter, Julien Believe (Julien Thompson) embarked on a school tour encompassing New Providence and Grand Bahama, bringing with him his uniquely diverse musical talent and his ‘Believe in Yourself’ mantra.   Thompson’s musical genre is an eclectic mix of island infused pop and the artist makes a point of taking The Bahamas’…
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Female troopers pitch tents in preparation for earning Girl Guides Camping Badges

Girl Guides of Grand Bahama are celebrating a month of activities

Girl Guides’ month is underway and the four Freeport troops started the month with a day camp on Saturday at the Grand Bahama Sports Complex, to prepare the local guides for a weekend camp and to obtain their camping badge.   The GB Sports Complex was the scene of pitching and striking tents, young girls…
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