Show advanced options

Select all Clear all

Story
Tease photo

Sears asked for WSC notes

PUBLIC Works Minister Alfred Sears said he has requested “turnover notes” from Water & Sewerage Executive Chairman Adrian Gibson to view the state of the corporation.

Story

Food for The Punch

Two stories hit me from your Tuesday edition... if there was still The Punch today I am sure Ivan Johnson will have had a totally different spin on those stories.

Story
Tease photo

Freshman Jacobi Bain in ITA Cup Championships

He is only in his freshman year at Xavier University of Louisiana, but Bahamian Jacobi Bain will be among the list of players participating in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Cup Championships in Rome, Georgia.

Story
Tease photo

Our three NBA players reflect, and project what’s left to come

As NBA franchises enter training camp, players took the opportunity to reflect on their offseasons and project what’s next to come on the upcoming campaign.

Story
Tease photo

New Cabinet recruits say they are ‘happy to serve’

THE Davis administration now has five women in Cabinet, with four of those sworn in yesterday saying they are happy to serve.

Story

Training start-up eyes Caribbean expansion

A COVID-19 start-up is aiming to expand into the Caribbean within a year of next month’s launch, its president said yesterday.

Story
Tease photo

‘Scared’ by livable wage uncertainty

A Chamber of Commerce director yesterday questioned how The Bahamas will be able to afford the Government’s planned “livable wage” phase-in and VAT cut, saying: “That scares me.”

Story

Open letter on food aid

LAST Friday, October 1, the work of the Food Assistance Task Force came to a formal end. For seventy weeks without interruption, and all the while in the face of the global Covid-19 pandemic, food security for tens of thousands of Bahamian households was assured.

Story

A servant leader is gone

In Robert Greenleafs essay “The Servant as Leader” published in 1970, he described a servant leader as one who is focused on serving, encouraging growth and development in others whilst empowering them to reach their maximum potential. Some of the characteristics of a servant leader are strong decision-making skills, empathy, social interaction, trustworthiness, and foresight. The Bahamas has lost a servant leader; a giant in the name of Mr John Addington Rolle, former Comptroller of Customs.

Story
Tease photo

High expectations for coach McPhee-McCuin and Rebels

EXPECTATIONS loom large for Ole Miss Rebels women’s basketball head coach Yolett McPhee-McCuin and her programme with the return of a core group that finished as runners-up in the WNIT.

Story
Tease photo

Wayne Munroe: My bias is towards the law

NATIONAL Security Minister Wayne Munroe said he is biased towards the law––not to his former clients or clients of his firm whose grievances with the government may intersect with his new role.

Story
Tease photo

Christie: I am willing to help Davis

FORMER Prime Minister Perry Christie said he is willing to help Prime Minister Philip “Brave” Davis in whatever way necessary should the nation’s leader deem it appropriate.

Story

Govt house repairs due by first quarter of next year

REPAIRS at Government House now have a completion date of sometime within the first quarter of 2022, according to Public Works Minister Alfred Sears.

Story
Tease photo

Wendell Miller decides to enter pro ranks of track and field

FOLLOWING in the footsteps of Bahamian World and Olympic champion Steven Gardiner, high school quarter-mile phenom Wendell Miller has decided to enter the professional ranks of track and field.

Story
Tease photo

FACE TO FACE: A one stop place for learners online

NEVER before in the history of mankind have billions of human beings used the internet as a tool for traditional learning at the same time.

Story
Tease photo

Garreth Edgecombe’s college ‘hoops’ in North Carolina

AFTER reuniting with his former Temple Christian Academy Suns’ coach Jamal Smith and team-mate Deyton Albury in AAU games, Garreth Edgecombe is playing his collegiate basketball with the Caldwell Community College in Hudson, North Carolina.

Story
Tease photo

Munroe orders prison chief placed on leave

NATIONAL Security Minister Wayne Munroe announced in a press statement yesterday that Corrections Commissioner Charles Murphy has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation into matters at the prison, including the handling of a prisoner who caught COVID-19 during lock-up.

Story

Bahamian coaches discuss pressing issues affecting local sports

SOME of the most influential members of the Bahamian coaching fraternity came together to discuss some of the most pressing issues affecting local sports on both the local and international levels.

Story
Tease photo

Chisholm Jr hits three-run homer to help Marlins beat Phillies 3-1

MIAMI (AP) — Jesús Luzardo struck out a career-high 11 and Jasrado “Jazz” Chisholm Jr hit a three-run homer to help the Miami Marlins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 on Saturday night.

Story
Tease photo

FRONT PORCH: The honeymoon will quickly be over then Mr Davis will have tough, unpopular decisions to make

The general election is over. The time for governance has begun. The Progressive Liberal Party has a certain mandate and the responsibility of government, despite a dramatically lower voter turnout.