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BAMSI chief tells of agricultural decline in nation

GODFREY Eneas, president of the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Sciences Institute (BAMSI), in his book ‘Agriculture in the Bahamas’ highlights the continual decline of the country’s small ruminant industry for almost 40 years.

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Development Bank leads farming revival

The Bahamas Development Bank (BDB) has teamed with other government and international agencies to revive sheep, goat and pig farming in The Bahamas.The institution, in a statement, said it has teamed with the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resour

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Workshop brings together farmers and government

A workshop has been held as part of government moves to build partnerships for the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI).

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Govt acted lawfully on Carnival

I thank you for the opportunity to respond to a letter that appeared in the editorial sections of the print media on the 21st and 22nd of December 2021 under the pen of SLB and the title “Incompetence and lack of transparency over carnival”.

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Development Bank in $3m COVID support

The Bahamas Development Bank (BDB) yesterday said it has approved more than $3m in COVID-19 financing for small businesses as it prepares to open its doors to the public on June 8. The state-owned institution, in a statement, disclosed that it has p

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Gender and its implications after the winds have died

Irma has gone for good, José is still ruminating somewhere out there in the Atlantic and we still have a number of weeks left in the Atlantic Hurricane Season of 2017. That does not mean that an out-of-season storm could not churn up unexpectedly, however. At the moment we’ve all got our eye on Tropical Storm Maria which may be heading the Bahamas way.

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Here comes your new look

Here comes your new look YOUR local online news experience is about to become more interactive, more informative and more dynamic with the launch of the new www.tribune242.com this Monday. The Tribune is changing the look and feel of its website in order

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VIDEOS: Freeport during and after Isaias

These videos show the effects of Hurricane Isaias in Freeport over the weekend.

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COMING THIS WEEKEND: The Tribune's Top 5

This Saturday, a brand new online feature begins on tribune242.com: The Tribune's Top 5.

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VIDEO: Nassau hit by stormy weather over the weekend

Stormy weather hit the capital over the weekend, with thunderstorms, heavy rain and lightning.

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Long lines and empty shelves after lockdown U-turn

Food stores were inundated with shoppers on Wednesday, hours after the government reversed the seven-day lockdown.

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Distorted views on corruption

It was disappointing that your article in Tribune Business on the 26th April (‘Not a Single Bribe Demand is Probed’) while quoting heavily from a group claiming to be Transparency International’s local affiliate, contained not one single reference to The Bahamas’ ranking in that group’s all important Corruption Perception Index.

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BAMSI producing $2m worth of food

A Cabinet Minister yesterday revealed that the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) is currently producing less than $2 million worth of food,and cannot kepe up with demand for local produce.

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BAMSI confirms structure revamp

The Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) has confirmed it is revamping its business model by exiting the food retail sector to focus solely on wholesale activities.

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Minister: Investors must get 40% of food locally

The government has decided to mandate that all investors be required to source 40 percent of their food needs locally from farmers, fishermen and other suppliers.Michael Pintard, minister of agriculture and marine resources, said all Heads of Agreeme

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Nomination Day – as it happened

All the latest from Nomination Day ahead of the general election on September 16th.

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Followers flock to The Tribune online

Followers flock to The Tribune online Readers continue to flock to The Tribune online, with the 5,000 'likes' barrier on our Facebook site being broken this weekend. This comes after a huge number of visits to the tribune242.com website throughout May. M

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Crisis Centre was right to turn down Miller donation, say readers

The Bahamas Crisis Centre was right to turn down a $1,000 donation from Tall Pines MP Leslie Miller, according to the majority of voters in the tribune242.com poll.

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Happy Easter to all our readers!

The Tribune will return to newsstands on Tuesday, but tribune242.com will continue to operate over the holiday weekend.

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