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RUBIS tying up 'loose ends' on $1.3m rebrand

RUBIS is set to complete its aggressive $1.3 million network re-branding in the Bahamas by year’s end, a company executive said yesterday, as it moves to tie-up some “loose ends” in the Family Islands.


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Rubis invests $1.3m in Texaco rebranding

Rubis will invest $1.3 million in the rebranding of its Texaco service stations, four of which are set to undergo the transformation within days.

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HIV tests offered to help know your status

THE National HIV/AIDS Programme partnered with Scotiabank to provide free HIV rapid testing and counselling services at its regional testing day.

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A nation in full bloom

CONTINUING our look at The Bahamas’ national symbols, The Tribune focuses on the national flower and the national tree.

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Keep big oil out of The Bahamas

My husband and I are US citizens who are honored and excited to be planning a one of many return trips to Andros to bonefish the unique waters of your country.

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Ex-manager targeted 47% BPL generation cost slash

Bahamas Power & Light’s (BPL) former manager aimed to slash electricity generation costs by 47 per cent, while rejecting liquefied natural gas (LNG) as the best fuel option.

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Bahamian exports off 27% during early 2016

Bahamian goods exports declined by 27 per cent year-over-year for the 2016 first quarter, according to data released yesterday by the Department of Statistics.

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Investor injects $1.099m more into oil recovery plant

A UK-based investor yesterday said it had invested another $1.099 million into a Grand Bahama-based company to help finance its Freeport-based oil hydrocarbon recovery plant.

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Rubis to re-brand 31 former Texaco sites by September

RUBIS plans to “ramp up” its brand promotion in the next two to three weeks, as it gets set to re-name 31 Texaco locations beginning this August.

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Bran: Banks cannot hold nation hostage on marijuana plans

The Bahamas' ambitions to develop a legalised medical marijuana/hemp industry cannot be held hostage by the banking industry's concerns, an ex-Democratic National Alliance leader is arguing.

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Promoting HIV/AIDS awareness through Junkanoo

The Ministry of Health and Quinton “Barabbas” Woodside joined hands on Independence Day to stage another “Don’t Get Caught Unpeeled” Junkanoo rush.

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WHAT YOUR EMERGENCY KIT SHOULD CONTAIN

A BASIC emergency supply kit could include the following recommended items:

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Dry mouth and oral health

SALIVA is very important to us and impacts the mouth’s health greatly. It is made in salivary glands; some large (major) and some small (minor). Some salivary glands make thick saliva and others watery saliva, and all the saliva comes together to make an ideal consistency.

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One hurt as engine at BEC plant catches fire

BAHAMAS Electricity Corporation officials yesterday said one employee suffered a minor “not burn-related” injury during attempts to put out a fire at the corporation’s Clifton Pier plant on Sunday.

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Rolex to train Bahamians in watchmaking

BAHAMIANS willl be offered the chance to learn watchmaking skills at the highest level later this year with the launch of a Rolex Technical Institute in Nassau.

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BEC fire likely due to 'ancient' equipment

THE fire that broke out at the Bahamas Electricity Corporation’s Clifton Pier plant on Sunday was likely due to the corporation’s continued use of “ancient equipment,” Bahamas Electrical Workers Union (BEWU) President Paul Maynard said yesterday.

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Disney’s deal with all the trimmings

DISNEY Island Development Ltd, the company set to construct a multi-million-dollar cruise facility in South Eleuthera, will receive hefty exemptions to carry out the project that would otherwise result in millions added to the public purse.

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Oil recovery plant in six fold expansion

A Freeport-based waste oil recovery plant is planning to increase its capacity six-fold.

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Nw gas station opens in McClean’s Town

PETRO Express has opened a new gas station at McClean’s Town in East Grand Bahama, providing much needed petrol to boaters and residents in that remote area of the island.

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