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Bahamas ‘commits’ to UN rights for disabled

The Bahamas signed onto the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Tuesday, setting the framework for the introduction of national disability legislation. 

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Wednesday, September 25, 2013

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Pictured: Minister of Social Services and Community Development Melanie Griffin (left) and Mellany Zonicle, director, Social Services, Department of Social Services, Ministry of Social Services and Community Development, before Monday’s session at United Nations Headquarters, New York. (Photo courtesy BIS)

New York, USA — The Commonwealth of The Bahamas became the 157th country to sign onto the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities September 24, setting the framework for the introduction of national disability legislation.

Minster of Social Services and Community Development Melanie Griffin signed the convention on behalf of the government of The Bahamas.

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Minister of Social Services and Community Development Melanie Griffin signs the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on behalf of the government of The Bahamas September 24, 2013, at the United Nations in New York. (Photo courtesy BIS/UN)

Ocean Thermal Energy Corp is to attract accredited investors under the Securities and Exchange Commission new rule to implement a JOBS Act requirement that lifts the ban on general solicitation or general advertising for certain private securities offerings.

The government has not yet decided who will manage the Treasure Bay Casino in the Our Lucaya resort in Freeport, as international and domestic firms compete to operate the facility. Watch a ZNS Network news report here.

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