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Sir ‘Sonny’ Ramphal releases papers detailing public life

CARIBBEAN and Commonwealth elder statesman, Sir Shridath Ramphal, has released papers on the internet, covering 72 years of public life in the Caribbean, the Commonwealth and internationally.

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Top squash players to hit the walls swinging

THIRTY local squash players are set to compete in the inaugural Four Walls Squash Open Championship tournament, starting Wednesday at Four Walls Squash and Social Club.

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WORLD VIEW: Summit of the Americas was worth attending

AS beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, so is success or failure measured by the beneficiary or the overlooked. Summits of the Americas, from the time they were initiated by the administration of the US in 1994, have overlooked the Caribbean.

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Boys accused of stabbing

TWO teenage boys were charged in Magistrate’s Court in connection with the stabbing of two students at AF Adderley Junior High last week.

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After Shock Amateur Boxing Show in honour of Ray Minus Jr

ROYCE Colebrooke, Devaughn Musgrove, Christian Thompson and John Saint Wrint were among some of the top performers on Saturday at the After Shock Amateur Boxing Show that was held in honour of Ray Minus Jr.

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No excuse for child abuse

I write this letter out of my frustration at the lack of an established national child sexual prevention programme in this country.

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Bahamas Karate Championships all set for Saturday

THE Society of Shotokan Stylist presents the Bahamas Karate Championships, hosted by sensei Shawn Smith - a 4th degree black belt in Shotokan karate and black belt in Shito ryu Karate.

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Officer testifies in assault case

AN OFFICER gave testimony in a Magistrate’s Court in a man’s ongoing trial where he faces accusations of assaulting a police officer last Christmas.

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$4.2bn in hurricane damages

THE Bahamas has suffered more than $4.2bn in damages and losses as a result of hurricanes over the last seven years, Prime Minister Philip “Brave” Davis revealed yesterday as he called for more to be done to fight against climate change.

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EDITORIAL: Gloves are off for Minnis vs Sands

IT’S the FNM fight you’ve all been waiting for… in the red corner, former Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis, and in the other red corner, his former Health Minister, Dr Duane Sands.

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Woman living in bus 'was not squatting'

A WOMAN, who was given 14 days notice by the government to vacate Crown Land in the Bacardi Road area, says she is not squatting. She said government was aware that she was living in the area.

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Fatherhood: Meaning of life

I treated lightly sacred things, and went my way in search of fun.

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Pupils stabbed in school fight

TWO students were stabbed during an argument on the AF Adderley Junior High School campus.

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Labour Day returns after COVID break

THE spirit of Randol Fawkes lives on as the annual Bahamas Labour Day March returned after a two year COVID hiatus.

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Coral killer will ‘decimate’ tourism, fisheries sectors

The Bahamas National Trust’s (BNT) top executive yesterday warned that tourism and other coral reef-reliant industries will be “decimated” unless this nation rapidly arrests the spread of a killer disease for these key marine ecosystems.

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Bahamas fights child labour

LABOUR and Immigration Minister Keith Bell joined the International Labour Organisation in the observance of World Day Against Child Labour on Sunday at the ILO’s Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Man punched sister

A MAN was placed on conditional discharge and told to behave by a magistrate after he admitted to punching his sister after a night out drinking alcohol.

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Moultrie raises issue of Gibson staying MP

FORMER House Speaker Halson Moultrie suggested yesterday “any honourable” parliamentarian accused of criminal offences should consider resigning to protect the institution of Parliament.

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Service honours Sir Sidney Poitier

A STATE-RECOGNISED Service of Thanksgiving in honour of the late Sir Sidney Poitier, KBE, was held on Father’s Day.

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Abortion: Liberator or...?

I hate this subject with a passion. Nothing can drive apart a relationship, group of people or stop a conversation like abortion.

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