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Relief supplies For Dominica

A Royal Bahamas Defence Force vessel is tentatively scheduled to leave for Dominica with a cargo of relief supplies on Thursday afternoon.The Bahamas Girls Guide Association, the Bahamas Red Cross and the Dominican-Bahamian Association have provided

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D Robinson tees off with best amateur golfers in US, world

It wasn’t the type of performance that he anticipated, but Devaughn Robinson was still delighted to have been a part of a prestigious group of players in the US Mid-Amateur Championships.

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UB Mingoes fall to Broward, FNU

THE University of the Bahamas continued their march towards becoming a part of the NAIA and its Sun Conference this past weekend with another road tour into Florida.

‘We would like to be able to win the regatta’ for Sir Durward

OVER the past three decades, Eleanor ‘the Sailing Barber’ Johnson said his annual St Valentine’s ‘Catch Me If You Can’ Massacre has benefitted tremendously from philanthropist Sir Durward ‘Sea Wolf’ Knowles.

Lady Truckers, Hitmen win openers in NPSA finals

THE defending champions Johnson’s Lady Truckers and the C&S Hitmen took the opening matches in their respective New Providence Softball Association championship series.

Shanea Armbrister assistant coach of Lady Tigers

SHANEA Armbrister made a quick turnaround from the court to the sidelines with her first hire as a member of a collegiate coaching staff.

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THE PRESS BOX: Man down! 5 QBs to replace the injured ‘studs’ in Fantasy

I KNOW some of you fantasy football owners are still crying this morning. And, if you are, it’s because you probably had Aaron Rodgers on your team.

No champions crowned this year in the BGDBA

THE Bamboo Shack Cybots were leading by 21 points in the third quarter when the game was stopped and no decision was made on the outcome. As a result, no champions have been crowned this year in the Bahamas Government Departmental Basketball Association.

Bahamas Red Cross puts emphasis on first aid- Free classes start this weekend -

IMAGINE enjoying a perfect day by the pool and suddenly you see someone go under and come back up gasping for air. Or what if you are home and a loved one goes into cardiac arrest, would you know exactly what to do and how to help?Scenarios like thes

Mother-of-three refuses to give up hope

Hosts concert to raise funds for breast cancer treatments

Jody Knowles has faced many challenges in her life: she has been diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer, and prior to that, she lost her home due to medical bills incurred by treatments for her autistic son. But the mother-of-three refuses to give up t

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Succeeding in a man's world

Audrey Oswell takes top position at Atlantis

For Audrey Oswell, the newly appointed president and managing director at Atlantis Paradise Island, it is encouraging to see women progress professionally and their roles expanding in every industry, not just hospitality.“At Atlantis we have many wom

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Local community leader joins top international coaches

Gena Brown always knew she had a calling in life. She always loved to help people and inspire them to be their best. And along the way the reaped great benefits from sowing seeds of guidance and love into the lives of those she comes in contact with.

Feeling fatigued? Three ways women can boost iron intake

(BPT) – If you’re a woman who feels like you’re constantly fighting fatigue, there could be a physical reason for that sluggishness.In the US, one in 10 women, between 12 and 49 years old, are dealing with the results of low iron, according to the C

Time, not money, is your greatest asset

Considering the obsession many have with money, you may be surprised to learn that money is not your greatest asset. Even so, most people spend a great deal of their time chasing money. Yet, money still remains elusive for most. The question to pond

When do children develop their gender identity?

(THE CONVERSATION) – Gender is generally thought of as a stable trait: we are born male or female and we stay that way as we grow from small children to adults.It turns out that for young children, initial concepts about gender are quite flexible. I

EDITORIAL: One easy step to a prettier Nassau

MONSTROUS lettering on top of buildings, revolving electric signs that affront and assault the senses, snipe signs with skinny metal legs poked into the ground, signs nailed to poles and stapled to trees advertising services by people you would never want to call on for those services because if they don’t respect majestic trees, what makes you think they would respect your modest property?

Govt flights, Imra cost and PLP leadership

FRIDAY, October 5th, News item....PM + Ministers fly to Grand Bahama - did they goon Bahamasair? No if you viewed the interview with Minister Dr Duane Sands - they went private. Wonder whose plane again and why not Bahamasair?

With friends like McAlpine . . .

In any freshman class of new parliamentarians there is sure to be a few who thought they were cabinet timber who had to go sulking to the back bench, taking a deferment on their dreams.

Chamber launches banking fee survey

THE Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation (BCCEC) yesterday launched its own survey on banking fees in response to private sector complaints.Edison Sumner, its chief executive, told Tribune Business: “The Chamber will be launching a

Bahamian compliance specialist addresses gambling vulnerability

A BAHAMIAN compliance specialist has educated Jamaican bankers and financial services providers on how to prevent money laundering in the gaming industry.Cheryl Bazard, for a third year, was invited to present at Jamaica’s annual Anti-Money Launderin

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