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Sir Sean Connery – The Last Great Matinée Idol

To celebrate the life of Sir Sean Connery, who died on Saturday at the age of 90, The Tribune is posting this article written by Christopher Ondaatje for the Weekend section in 2017, which marvelled at the distinguished career of the award-winning Scottish actor.

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Golden Girl urges next generation to pick up the baton

AS the last of the Golden Girls to compete on the women’s 4 x 400 meter relay team, sprinter Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie said it’s disappointing that the Bahamas wasn’t able to continue the trend of producing more female athletes to compete at the major international track and field meets.

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EDITORIAL: We're wearing our sharpest suit but with empty pockets

THE Bahamas has made its pitch for how to reopen to tourism.

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Water Corp 'hanging on a very tight string'

The Government has little choice but to bail-out a Water & Sewerage Corporation that is "hanging on a very tight string"," a Cabinet minister confirmed yesterday.

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TUESDAY'S UPDATES: PM reverses new measures

A DAY after announcing a seven-day immediate lockdown for New Providence, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has reversed the harsh measures, allowing food stores, pharmacies, water depots, gas stations and hardware stores to open from 6am to 9pm beginning Wednesday.

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ART OF GRAPHIX: Designer says creativity given wings by church

Kristoff Rolle is not just a graphic designer, photographer or videographer, but a well-known presence on social media. Understanding that technology has no boundaries, he has an extraordinary talent and a mission to take online platforms and live st

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PATIENT VISITS TO RESUME

THE Public Hospitals Authority has announced the resumption of patient visitation to its facilities starting July 1, under strict guidelines due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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FACE TO FACE: Anything is possible - the only limit is imagination

The first time I heard Drew Harmony sing, I was in awe. His voice is smooth and sultry and I was immediately taken back to a time when R&B was in its prime. His buttery yet bold voice made me stop and listen and I have been a fan ever since.

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Water Corp slashes debt to main supplier by $2m

The Water & Sewerage Corporation reduced the debt owed to its main BISX-listed supplier by almost $2m during April 2020 despite suffering a 61 percent revenue decline for the same month.

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INSIGHT – Q&A: Coping during the COVID-19 crisis

Surveys conducted in the British public in recent months confirmed the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health will be staggering. The public is anxious and fearful. This article addresses some common questions the public may have in how to cope with the uncertainties and restrictions associated with the pandemic.

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STATESIDE: Wise words well worth listening to when it comes to opening up

Even as the American congress throws hundreds of billions of dollars at the COVID-19 public crisis and debate on restarting the economy continues to rage between Republicans and Democrats and along regional lines between the coasts and the Midwest and South, the pandemic steamrolls on. American reported deaths passed the 45,000 mark the other day, among nearly 850,000 confirmed cases. Those figures give the term American exceptionalism new meaning. Just not in a good way.

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Ward infection ‘massive blow’ to health teams

ABOUT 100 healthcare workers are in self-isolation after they were exposed to a patient with COVID-19 on Princess Margaret Hospital’s surgical ward, prompting Health Minister Dr Duane Sands to say yesterday the country won’t be ready to lift the lockdown and movement restrictions anytime soon.

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Feel the love this Valentine’s Day ‘on the pole’

For the last five years, the team at Girl on Pole as been giving Bahamian women a new way to stay fit and exercise. The dance studio, which not only teaches people how to pole dance, but seeks to help women boost their self-confidence and feel sexy in a judgement-free environment, is once again hosting a special event for Valentine’s Day.

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Water Corp supplier fears Dorian blow on $16.2m owing

The Water & Sewerage Corporation’s main supplier yesterday voiced concern that Hurricane Dorian has “exacerbated” the Government’s difficulties in paying the $16.2m debt owed to it.

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ART OF GRAPHIX: The flowering of creativity

It is often said that not all gifts are created equal, which is something that design trendsetter, Machelle Brown, can attest to. This designer is often referred to as a “cut above the rest” in her field, as she produces impressive designs throughout

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Learning all about baby: Sandbox hosts experts for ‘Family Talks’

EVEN if they have walked the road before, parents of newborn babies always have tons of questions about their child’s growth and what developmental milestones they should be reaching. Many quiz their paediatricians or turn to Google and online communities for their answers.

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Medal winners

DOHA, Qatar — Steven Gardiner brought the curtain down on Team Bahamas’ performances at the 17th IAAF World Championships on Friday in grand style with his national record breaking performance in the men’s 400 metres. His night was celebrated under

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Our past with the Haitians

It’s heartbreaking in a so-called Christian country, where Bahamians carry their Bibles to church on Sundays to sing Hosanna to their Creator, and yet on Mondays will be shouting hell fire on the heads of less fortunate human beings — the Haitians. Bahamians forget that Haitians are also God’s creation, and in God’s sight they are of equal value.

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FACE TO FACE: We don’t give these storms the respect they deserve

I had a chat about Hurricane Dorian with 29-year veteran meteorologist Wayne Neely, who has spent most of his professional life writing books with detailed accounts of hurricanes that have affected The Bahamas.

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Water Corp: Two-thirds of its debt ‘delinquent’

More than two-thirds of the Water & Sewerage Corporation’s $12.7m debt to its main BISX-listed supplier was “delinquent” at mid-year despite this sum being cut by $5m since 2018 year-end.