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Ansbacher in $2myacht lien battle

Ansbacher (Bahamas) is seeking to recover more than $2 million owed by a delinquent borrower by foreclosing on, and selling, his multi-million dollar yacht.

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Title Sponsor is named for Carifta Judo event

The title sponsor for CARIFTA Judo has been named BahamaClear water company. The event will be held on Friday 7-9pm June 22 at the Courtyard Mariott Ballroom. “We are pleased to participate in Judo which has shown great development in the past few y

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NPBA: 2nd half of season starts Jan. 5

AFTER watching a competitive first half of the regular season, New Providence Basketball Association president Keith ‘Belzee’ Smith is eager to get the second half underway at the AF Adderley Gymnasium on Monday night.

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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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sports inbrief

Name: Valin Bodie Age: 17 Sport: Soccer School: St. Augustine's College Grade: 11 G-Series Performance: Bodie helped lead the U-17 Cavalier FC boys team to victory in the Bahamas Football Association's Knock Out Tournament last weekend. He scored th

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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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Regulators down the Cybots 98-87

WITH the focus of the marquee matchup in the New Providence Basketball Association men’s feature game on the two opposing big men, Gamaliel Rose and Eugene Bain, nobody paid that much attention on guard Kenneth Pratt.

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MCCABE PROJECT: The deep roots of crime

THE roots of our crime epidemic can be traced all the way back to the advent of majority rule, according to a political veteran who played a key role in the events of that time.

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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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Skills woes threaten ‘backbone of society’

The “backbone of Bahamian society” is under threat from the high unemployment and skills gaps undermining the 20-something generation, with AML Foods’ top executive warning: “We all have an obligation to fix this.”

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Wendy's unveils its cafe concept

WENDY’S (Bahamas) has partnered with The Cheese Cake Factory and launched its ‘Wendy’s Café’ concept, the franchise’s Bahamian operator yesterday revealing that these would be incorporated into select restaurant locations.

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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

AFTER taking a break for the Christmas holiday, the New Providence Basketball Association is scheduled to resume its regular season at the AF Adderley Gymnasium this week.

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BFSB award nominees unveiled

The Nominations Committee for this year’s Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) Excellence Awards has released the names of all nominees submitted to the Blue Ribbon Panel. They are:

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$6m for new fleet of police vehicles

POLICE Commissioner Anthony Ferguson distributed more than 50 new vehicles, valued at about $6m, yesterday to various divisions and departments of the Royal Bahamas Police Force, including the new branch located in Grand Bahama. Commissioner Ferguso

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Bahamas earns historic berth to quarter-finals of inaugural CONCACAF Girls Under-15 Championship

IN the inaugural Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) Girls Under-15 Championship, the Bahamas has earned an historic berth to the quarterfinals.

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CONCACAF: Bahamas enjoys 8-0 win

AFTER a pair of defeats to open tournament play in regional competition on the soccer pitch, the Bahamas finally scored its first victory at an inaugural CONCACAF event.

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Tomorrow's Big T

Tomorrow's Big T DON'T miss The Big T tomorrow, packed with news, features, fashion, entertainment and up to $150 in food and shopping coupons. This week in The Big T, read about how a man who was convicted of attempting to kidnap Princess Anne in 1974 i