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ART OF GRAPHIX: Taking Junkanoo to the world stage

Angelique "Junkanoo Goddess” McKay is a household name not only to Junkanoo and Bahamian culture but throughout the world.

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WORLD VIEW: No, the idea of CARICOM is not dead

A commentary, published on March 8 by Camillo Gonsalves, a Minister of the Government of St Vincent and the Grenadines, was headlined “Every Island for itself’. The first line was unequivocal in stating “The idea of CARICOM died on December 16, 2020”.

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Police warn of increase in counterfeit currency

POLICE have seen an increase in counterfeit Bahamian currency being distributed in communities, the most common being $20 and $50 notes.

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Bahamas AIDS Foundation establishes safe, supervised study centre for kids

The Bahamas AIDS Foundation has received permission from the Competent Authority to assist a small number of primary school-aged children to access and benefit from the Ministry of Education’s virtual learning platform in a safe and supervised space.

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Red Cross seeks volunteers

THE Bahamas Red Cross Society is looking to increase its volunteer intake across the country to assist in its work to provide relief and assistance to those in need and during times of disaster.

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Grand Bahama engineer dies

Well-known Grand Bahama engineer and contractor Philip T English died this weekend while in hospital.

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A nation in which God is fair game, but the judiciary is a sacred cow

I must confess at the outset that I am not an expert on the Bahamian Constitution.

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Cancelling CARIFTA swimming, water polo ‘the correct decision’

Due to the increase in cases in the coronavirus pandemic, the Barbados Aquatic Sports Association (BASA) announced over the weekend that they will have to cancel the CARIFTA Swimming and Water Polo competition for the second consecutive year.

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Bahamian retailer expands eastward

A well-known Bahamian retailer yesterday said it is aiming to complete its eastern New Providence expansion in time for Christmas 2021 and reach a market segment currently underserved.

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ALICIA WALLACE: All you wanted to know but were frightened to ask

The US Embassy has been flying the Pride flag for two weeks as Pride Month continues. It is a great time to learn more about the LGBTQ+ community. If you do not know what the L, G, B, T, Q, or plus stands for, get ready to learn.

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Markle and the Palace

It would seem that — according to the world of former actress Meghan Markle – ancient Buckingham Palace should have changed its age-old traditions to accommodate her misunderstandings.

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WORLD VIEW: We’re in a new reality and those who control the purse strings need to realise that - and help

GOVERNMENTS in Central America are calling for “climate justice” after the devastation of their countries by Eta and Iota as both tropical storms and hurricanes.

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WORLD VIEW: Venezuela talks – mountain went forth and produced a mouse

IT was predictable that, in an attempt to show they are capable of collaboration, the rival political groups in Venezuela would pick their spurious claim to two-thirds of Guyana’s territory as a show of unity.

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I am not my mother’s daughter

I was my mother’s consequence not her daughter. I was the consequence of her intimacy with my father, but I was not her child. The words ‘daughter’ and ‘child’ denote a caring and closeness that is thought to be normal and natural between mother and child. For my mother and I this was not so. Although I came from her, I was foreign to her like an invading pathogen to the body.

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'A bittersweet ending to search for my mother'

NICOLE Lightbourn, who featured in Tribune Woman last week and who has been on a quest to find her biological mother, will sadly never have that reunion she has dreamt of all her life. After going public with her story about being adopted, Nicole learnt her birth mother Laurie Brennen passed away in 2006.

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‘It’ll mean the world to me’

As injuries continue to mount for the Indianapolis Colts’ receiving corps, Mike Strachan is on tap to receive more opportunities and is also just weeks away from having the opportunity to play an NFL game in front of his entire family for the first time.

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Homeless and running out of hope

AFTER being kicked out of a home she shared with a friend, now homeless 45-year-old Carla Eugene is still left seeking somewhere to live.

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NFL Draft: The Colts select Mike Strachan

Mike Strachan’s lifelong pro football dreams became a reality when he heard his name called on night three of the 2021 National Football League Draft.

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FACE TO FACE: Seize the day – and Bridgette’s doing just that

A WOMAN of many talents, Bridgette Bell Bastian has found after decades of using those talents to help others, that all along, they existed for her to help herself most of all.

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Shepherd Signs with pioneers

JANUS Shepherd will have the opportunity to further both his academic and athletic career at the collegiate level.

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