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'Give paperless Haitians temporary asylum'

HAITIAN Chargé d’Affaires Dorval Darlier wants the Bahamas government to grant temporary asylum to undocumented migrants affected by Hurricane Dorian. This, he asserted yesterday, was the best way to assist devastated Haitians living in Grand Bahama

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Inaugural Gunite Pools Fun Run/Walk ‘amazing’

GLENROY McKenzie and Suzy Eneas were the overall male and female winners respectively of the inaugural Gunite Pools Fun Run/Walk event on Saturday. The 2.6-mile race started and finished at Goodman’s Bay.

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NPBA: Wreckers pull of 108-82 win over Caribs

THE New Providence Basketball Association, displaying its new live statistics for all of its games on its recently constructed website, had just one match on Tuesday night with the Y-Care Wreckers pulling off a 101-82 triumph over the College of the Bahamas Caribs.

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NPSA to open women's best-of-five first round playoffs this weekend

WITH the men’s national softball team travelling this week, the New Providence Softball Association will only open its best-of-five first round playoffs with the women’s division in the Banker’s Field at Baillou Hills Sporting Complex this weekend.

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New Division-I basketball tournaments for men

BASKETBALL Travelers, Inc., in partnership with Resorts World Bimini, announced Tuesday the creation of two new Division-I men’s basketball tournaments – the Junkanoo Jam and the Bimini Jam.

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VIDEO: Heavy rain floods downtown Nassau

A sudden and severe downpour flooded the streets of downtown Nassau . . . .

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BICA president first woman to be re-elected

The Bahamas Institute of Chartered Accountants (BICA) has re-elected Jasmine Y. Davis as its president. She is the first female BICA president to be elected to serve for a second term.

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NPBA All-Star Classic set for AF Adderley gym on Friday

AFTER posting their activities a week ago, the New Providence Basketball Association has confirmed that the Godfrey McQuay All-Star Classic is now set for Friday night at the AF Adderley Gymnasium with two additional events included in the package.

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Welsh choir to help children's home

FREEPORT – Local music lovers are in for a special treat this month when the multi-award-winning Brythoniaid Male Voice Choir, known in Welsh as Cor y Brythoniaid, arrive in Grand Bahama.

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Minister quizzed over quality of caretaking at centre for girls

SOCIAL Services Minister Frankie Campbell faced an unlikely question about the quality of caretakers at the Willie Mae Pratt School for Girls during a press conference yesterday about the series of events planned this month to celebrate men, women an

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Curfew breaker who gave fake name to officers is fined $750

A MAN who last month gave police a fake name when he was arrested for being outdoors during curfew hours was fined $750 yesterday.Officers arrested Quincy Edgecombe after they found him near Windsor Lane around 3.05 am on August 20.The court was told

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Cybots nip Wreckers, Rebels beat the Caribs

THE Mail Boat Cybots and the Rythm Rebels had to hold off their rivals for close victories Wednesday night at the AF Adderley Gymnasium as the New Providence Basketball Association’s regular season continued.

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Cellphone gift for Carifta competitors

BTC PRESENTED the country's supercharged athletes who came 2nd out of 27 countries in the recent 41st LIME CARIFTA championships in Bermuda with 70 Samsung Galaxy Y cell phones on their return.

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New Entry taking second shot at GBOB title

THE NEW Entry Band is taking a second shot at being crowned Best Band in the Bahamas. The group along with five other bands will come together on one night, at one venue, for a showdown of original live music during the Global Battle of the Bands Bahamas competition.

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Inauguration day for Jesus: Good news

EVERY four years, like clockwork, an army of speechwriters squirrel themselves away in an office in Washington, DC, and write and re-write and probably write again, an inaugural address for the new president of the United States. It’s usually brief, sometimes it’s eloquent, and on rare occasions it’s even memorable. And whether you agree with the words or not, that inaugural speech tells you where the president’s heart is as he begins his awesome tasks.

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Top student Tyja Braynen selected for presidential inauguration summit

SIXTEEN-year-old Bahamian student Tyja Braynen has been given the opportunity of a lifetime – to witness the swearing-in of the next president and vice president of the United States.

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UPDATED: Man shot dead in Nassau Village

A MAN was shot dead on Friday afternoon in Nassau Village, becoming the country's 138th murder victim of the year.

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Bulldogs take the inaugural Sam Haven Softball Classic

IT was payback time for the Fidelity Bulldogs as they pulled off a 17-7 rout over BTC to clinch the Bankers Softball League’s inaugural Sam Haven Softball Classic at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex over the weekend.

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Sports notes

THE New Providence Basketball Association kicked off the other half of its playoff series on Wednesday night at the AF Adderley Gymnasium with the defending champions, Commonwealth Bank Giants, and the PJ Stingers winning the John Archer divisional double header.

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Safety first for 14,500 students in fire drills

ABOUT 14,500 students were successfully evacuated yesterday as Fire Safety Week activities continued.