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Equestrian Bahamas President Catherine Ramsingh-Pierre is excited about the potential of the sport of equestrian in The Bahamas in the future. For the first time in over 30 years, The Bahamas will send a team to travel internationally in equestrian. The five-member team will participate in the IEA Invitational in Conyers, Georgia, USA, in February 2020. This is the first time that riders from outside of the U.S. have been invited to compete in an IEA competition. FILE PHOTO

Equestrian Bahamas on the path to greatness

After a rough period, Equestrian Bahamas (EB) finally got a stamp of approval from its international body, the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), at the 2019 FEI General Assembly in Moscow, Russia, from November 16-19, 2019. The recognition by the FEI means that Bahamians can now ride in international events under

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In this file photo, a resuable bag sits in the corner at a register at Maxwell’s foodstore on Abaco. The Environmental Protection (Control of Plastic Pollution) Bill, 2019, will ban the import of most single-use plastics after January 1, 2020. MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT AND HOUSING

Many adjusting for plastics ban

With the first phase of the government’s plastic ban only one day away, businesses across New Providence are preparing for the impact. The Environmental Protection (Control of Plastic Pollution) Bill, 2019, will ban the import of most single-use plastics after January 1, 2020. The bill allows

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Thousands of residents in The Mudd and Pigeon Peas community in Marsh Harbour, Abaco were left homeless following the passing of category five Hurricane Dorian. FILE

Agricultural projects on GB and Abaco eyeing January start

Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources Michael Pintard said that come January the ministry will be moving on a number of projects on Grand Bahama and Abaco in an effort to help those economies recover from the effects of Hurricane Dorian. In the weeks after the

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