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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 06:42:56 -0500

November 11, 2014:November is “Road Safety Month” in The Bahamas; this year’s theme is “Pay Attention, Driving is a Full-time Job”. We discuss some of the major issues of concern, including texting and (cell-phone) talking while driving, drunk driving and speeding.
We also discuss some of the most problematic traffic areas in New Providence, and some of the most frequently violated road rules. Plus we get a preview of the major revisions proposed for the Road Traffic Act.
Our guests: Ross Smith, Road Traffic Controller; Assistant Supt. of Police Harry Williams, Police Traffic Division; and Sterling Moss, Senior Examiner, Road Traffic Dept.

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Fri, 07 Nov 2014 06:11:56 -0500

November 7, 2014: Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. @PBS_1914 is holding its General Board Meeting outside the USA for the first time ever in its 100 years. It’s taking place right here in Nassau. Jonathan Mason, 34th Int’l President, tells us why the fraternity chose The Bahamas, and about the social and civic principles of the organization. While here, the Brothers will take part in the “Adopt-A-School” service project with Oakes Field Primary.
Derek Smith Jr., president of the local Delta Epsilon Sigma Chapter, also tells us about their initiatives in the community and future plans.
For more info about Phi Beta Sigma, log on to phibetasigma1914.org or Facebook.com/pbs1914.
Pictured left to right (photo #1): MorningBlend Host Dwight Strachan; Derek Smith, Pres. Delta Epilson Sigma (Nassau, Bahamas) Chapter, Phi Beta Sigma; Jonathan Mason, 34th Int’l Pres., Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc.; MorningBlend co-host Alesha Hart; Ron Carter, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. Public Relations.

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Thu, 06 Nov 2014 06:03:17 -0500

November 6, 2014: There was supposed to have been a referendum on gender equality today in The Bahamas. But that has been indefinitely postponed. And it is unclear when and if it will ever take place.
On this non-referendum day, Noelle Nicolls with ‘Citizens for Constitutional Equality’ talks about gender equality in general, the controversial referendum issues, and why it seems that the education campaigns and discussions on these issues have now come to a complete standstill.

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