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Baha Mar hopes to end dispute with Melia workers

BAHA Mar officials remain “hopeful” that an ongoing dispute between one of its hotels and the Bahamas Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union over gratuity payments will be “resolved” when the two parties meet in the Supreme Court this week.

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Chelsea wins first leg 1-0

By STEVE DOUGLAS AP Sports Writer LONDON (AP) -- Didier Drogba swept the ball into the net late in the first half, and Chelsea managed to hang on. With an inspired performance, the Blues beat Barcelona 1-0 Wednesday night in the first leg of their Champio

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T.U.C. president speaks out

TRADE UNION Congress President Obie Ferguson said yesterday there is “nothing” the government can do to stop the “withdrawal of labour” of hundreds of unionised and non-unionised workers in the coming days.

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My ‘next fight will definitely be in New York’

LOOKING ahead to the promise of future prospects, Amron Sands and his team plans to seek more opportunities in the Northern United States.

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Tureano Johnson loses by KO

Jaime Munguia caught Tureano Johnson with a vicious uppercut that severely gashed the Bahamian middleweight’s upper lip and led to a doctor’s stoppage. Munguia retained the WBO Intercontinental title and was awarded a sixth round knockout win over Johnson in Friday night’s DAZN Boxing main event at the Fantasy Springs Resort in Indio, California.

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Chelsea into Champions League final

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Chelsea eliminated defending champion Barcelona and reached the Champions League final with a gruelling 2-2 tie Tuesday night, winning the semifinal on 3-2 aggregate despite playing most of the game a man short. Seeking its first C

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Water supply disruption on Grand Bahama forces schools to close early

AN island-wide interruption in water supply left residents and businesses without running water and forced the early dismissal of some schools in Grand Bahama on Wednesday.

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Tureano Johnson claims NABF Middleweight tile

An overwhelming performance from Tureano Johnson earned the Bahamian pro boxer the NABF Middleweight title as he regained his status among the elites in the division.

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Heart disease and the mouth

Heart disease and the mouth By Dr Andre Clarke Heart disease is everywhere. If you listen to more than a few persons, you will hear them say, "I got a lil heart problem!" Many of them are senior in age, but more and more it seems that those persons comp

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‘Young Lion’ Amron Sands in training camp with Wilder

BAHAMIAN pro boxer Amron Sands had the opportunity of a lifetime - to work closely and learn from the most dominant heavyweight in boxing today. Sands participated in training camp alongside WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder as the latter prepares for his upcoming title defense next month against Tyson Fury.

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Road to Olympics: Hield pulls off 2nd-round TKO

CARL Hield’s road to the 2020 Olympic Games qualifying tournament began with a victory in his first match for the year over the weekend in Pennsylvania. Hield, the top Bahamian amateur boxer now training in Tampa, Florida, pulled off a second-round

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‘Major Pain’ prevails

Caribbean Showdown II became a showcase for Bahamian talent in the ring as local fighters emerged with wins in three of the four bouts at the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium.

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Concern over compacting at landfill site

AN environmental activist has raised concerns over the alleged stoppage of the compacting of waste material deposited at the New Providence Landfill, charging that such inaction leaves the site “vulnerable” to yet another massive fire.Heather Carey,

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Tureano opponent's camp confident ahead of bout

Fight night is just over three weeks away and Ukranian middleweight Sergiy Derevianchenko’s camp have expressed confidence in their game plan for the impending matchup with Bahamian pro Tureano Johnson.Johnson and Derevianchenko will square off on Au

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‘The Tank’ Williams: ‘A lot of them are ducking and dodging me’

HIS main event bout on the “Backyard Rumble - Part II” wasn’t what he anticipated, but Sherman ‘The Tank’ Williams says he’s not going to let them disappoint him as he continues his professional boxing career.

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‘Carry on, doctors’ - but end in sight

DOCTORS had a productive meeting with finance officials yesterday, pulling them closer to full service after more than a week of industrial action.

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The Striker's Quest

LIVE Mixed Martial Arts made a spectacular return to the country with Bahamas Open Martial Arts Championship 4: The Striker’s Quest.Bahamian Giovanni Johnson made his successful pro debut at home and Matthew Colquhoun of Jamaica continued his dominan

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Drivers return to work after walkout

NATIONAL Emergency Medical Services (NEMS) staff returned to work on Saturday, after walking off the job the day before due to COVID-19 safety concerns.In a statement released by the Public Hospitals Authority this weekend, officials noted workers wi

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Engineer chief eyes capital works boost

Bahamian construction industry professionals yesterday said they are hoping “significant” public infrastructure works will further boost the sector's output in 2021.

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100 a day landfill scavengers

ENVIRONMENTAL Health is reviewing bids for a new security firm to guard the New Providence Landfill, according to Director of Environmental Health Services Melanie McKenzie, who revealed that the previous firm’s contract ended with the last budget cycle.