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Break-in at C C Sweeting forces school to close on Tuesday morning

C C SWEETING Senior High School will be dismissed at 11.30am on Tuesday due to a major break-in at the campus on Monday night.

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BGCSE RESULTS: Mathematics E, English D+

EDUCATION Minister Jerome Fitzgerald yesterday insisted he was “encouraged” by this year’s Bahamas General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) exam results despite an E average in mathematics and an English average of D+.

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Students set to get food vouchers

FOOD vouchers for students enrolled in the National School Lunch Programme in New Providence will be issued tomorrow and Wednesday from 9am – 3pm. The vouchers for pre and primary school students can be collected at their respective schools. Vouche

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Exam results graded a D

DESPITE the government’s stated focus on improving public education, the average results of the 2013 BJC and BGCSE examinations continue to hover around D.

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The BTC deal

Prior to today’s announcement by the Prime Minister, Cable and Wireless (C&W) was the majority owner of BTC and the Government was the minority owner.

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INSIGHT: Climate change is coming and we have to prepare - now

A STARTLING new report says harmful effects of climate change will be experienced at a lower temperature than previously anticipated, all while the world runs out of time to do something about it.

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Contracts signed for two new Bahamian ships

CONTRACTS have been signed for the construction of two new ships that will be operated and managed by the Campbell Shipping Company.

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C I Gibson student dies after fall

C I Gibson Senior High School is mourning the death of a student who died in the hospital after hitting his head on concrete near the school’s entrance on Thursday morning.

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Students sent home after school raid

TWO security officers at C C Sweeting Senior High School were tied up and held at gunpoint while four masked men robbed the school of cash and electronics before leaving them gagged and bound for nearly four hours.

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Court orders police to reconsider promotion

A SUPREME Court judge has ordered the Royal Bahamas Police Force to “properly consider” a constable’s previously overlooked application for promotion to corporal.Justice Indra Charles, in an October 11 written ruling, ordered that P/C Delmar Taylor a

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National Bowling championships set for May 17-29

THE Bahamas Bowling Federation (BBF) has announced that the National Championships will take place from May 17-29 at the Mario’s Bowling and Entertainment Palace.

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Success for young artists

A HIGHLIGHT of Bahamas Insurance Month in October was an art competition open to all primary and secondary school students, in which C C Sweeting Senior High School students Cory Hamilton and Darjanique Green took the top two places.

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OFFICIAL RESULTS: 28th National High School Track & Field Championships

• Here’s a look at the official results of the Ministry of Youth Sports & Culture’s 28th Annual National High School Track & Field Championships:

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Magistrate orders police to be charged with perjury

A senior magistrate has ordered two police officers be charged with perjury after video surveillance contradicted what they claimed happened the night they arrested a man in a nightclub for having an illegal firearm late last year.Senior Magistrate D

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Jury rules knifeman’s death lawful

A POLICE officer was justified in shooting and killing a 22-year-old man who charged at him with a knife almost ten years ago, a jury found yesterday.

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