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Pro boxer Carl Hield to square off with Colombian Edinson Jimenez

LESS than a week removed from his second professional win, veteran boxer Carl Hield will be back in the ring again on Tuesday.

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Five Anatol Rodgers students suspended after wild fight

FIVE Anatol Rodgers High School students were suspended after a video captured a wild fight among them, according to acting director of education Dominique McCartney-Russell.

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Police reward girl who broke-up fight between two school girls

AN eleventh-grade CI Gibson Senior High School student said she broke up a fight that went viral last week because it was the right thing to do despite risks to her well-being.

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Tureano ‘Reno’ Johnson to retire at home

AFTER a glaring amateur and professional boxing career that fell short of a world title, Tureano ‘Reno’ Johnson is coming home for his final fight next month before he officially retires from the sport.

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WORLD VIEW: Development crisis threatens small states

“THE world is facing a crisis of development.” Those are the first words of a paper from officials of the World Bank Group (WBG), setting out a proposed roadmap for “urgent action” to tackle the “growing crisis of poverty and economic distress, and global challenges, including climate change, pandemic risks, and rising fragility and conflict”.

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WORLD VIEW: Can political parties agree social contract for national progress?

AUTHORITATIVE international bodies – among them, the respected Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) – have concluded that “democracy is under both literal and figurative assault around the world.” The countries of the Caribbean have not been exempted from this judgement which is based on more than a decade of studies.

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WORLD VIEW: CARICOM at 50: there is still hope

JULY 4, 2023 marks the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Chaguaramas, the foundational document that brought the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM) into existence. With high hopes and lofty ambitions, the heads of government of the four largest independent Caribbean countries at the time embarked on a journey towards regional integration. They were later joined, to varying degrees of commitment, by 10 other countries.

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Carl Hield on a roll in pro bouts

SINCE making his professional debut in October, Bahamian boxer Carl Hield has been unstoppable.

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Boxers are ready for the big dance

THE visiting boxers competing on the All-Bahamian professional boxing card tonight at the Kendal GL Isaacs Gymnasium are not just excited to be here but are eager to put on a show for the Bahamian fans.

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CAC Games: Mixed results for two-man boxing team in El Salvador

AS the XXIV Central American and Caribbean Games got underway over the weekend in San Salvador, El Salvador, there were mixed results from the two-man boxing team.

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TUC head says they will fight to make Employment Act more worker-friendly

AS Labour Day nears, some union leaders have pledged to fight for amendments that make the Employment Act more worker-friendly.

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Professional boxer Carl Hield improves his record to 4-0

IT was a new opponent but same result for pro boxer Carl Hield who lifted his hands in celebration for the fourth straight bout.

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Tourist and locals brawl in Guana Cay, Abaco

A FIGHT involving second homeowners and Bahamians outside a bar on Guana Cay, Abaco, has highlighted the community’s lack of law enforcement officers.

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Teen charged with causing harm

A 16-year-old male was granted bail after he was accused of injuring someone in a fight outside the mall last November.

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Hield ‘ready’ for his first pro bout of 2024

PRO boxer Carl Hield concluded 2023 on a high note, winning three straight bouts since his professional debut last October. With the calendar now flipped to 2024, Hield is ready for his fourth professional fight against Jose Agustin Julio scheduled for next week Thursday. The two will go head-to-head in the super welterweight division in Cartagena, Colombia.

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Could fire happen here?

MAUI fire… originated - started because overhead electrical wires crossed - caused a flash, unfortunately in a residential area. We have witnessed the horrific results. Could it happen in Nassau?

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Man ordered by court to pay $4,000 after injuring his child’s mother in a fight

A MAN was ordered to pay the mother of his child $4,000 yesterday after he admitted to seriously injuring her in a fight last week.

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FNM Women’s President: We must ‘all stand against GBV’

KATHY Munnings, president of the FNM Grand Bahama Women’s Association, is calling on Bahamians to take a strong stand in the fight to end gender-based violence (GBV) in The Bahamas.

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Jailed over gun he took from fighting neighbours

A 20-YEAR-OLD man has been jailed for a year for possession of a gun he said he took from his fighting neighbours last week.

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Pro boxer Carl Hield looking for his fifth straight victory

BAHAMIAN pro boxer Carl Hield is currently undefeated and will look to keep that feat alive this Saturday against Colombia’s Emilio Julio in Santa Marta, Colombia.