WHILE the weather did not cooperate over the weekend at the Roscoe Davies Soccer Complex, this did not dampen the spirit of the competitors in the men and women divisions of the Hummel Cup Soccer Tournament.
THIS Sunday is celebrated generally in the West and specifically in the US and UK as V-E (Victory in Europe) Day, commemorating the Allied triumph over the Axis powers in World War II. May 8 was the date in 1945 when the German army surrendered to the victorious allies led by America and Great Britain.
THE Bahamas Union of Teachers is “closely monitoring” the spread of COVID-19 in public schools, its president Belinda Wilson urging the Ministry of Education to “utilise wisdom” as examinations get underway.
Grand Bahama businesses are “optimistic” on the prospects the Carnival Cruise Line groundbreaking ceremony for its new port destination gives for the island, but say that the island needs one more huge investment for it to turn the fortunes of the residents.
(The writer is Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States of America and the Organization of American States. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London and Massey College in the University of Toronto).