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BPL faces early Shell call on ‘shortfall’ fear

Bahamas Power & Light (BPL) will reach out to Shell to bridge any near-term “shortfall” in Nassau’s power needs due to the recent Clifton Pier fires, it was revealed yesterday.

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Gun violence on agenda at Baptist mid-winter convention

THE Progressive National Baptist Convention is holding its mid-winter board meeting and adjourned session at the Wyndham Nassau Resort and Crystal Palace Casino.

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Cat Island Regatta founder set to be honoured

ONE of the founders of the Cat Island Regatta is expected to be honoured by the Cat Island Sailing Club Association when the Godfrey Kelly C Class Cat Island Regatta is held in Montagu Bay.

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Winter Olympics showcases Korean self-driving vehicles

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — There’s a competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics that has nothing to do with sports, and plenty to do with jousting between automakers and tech companies over autonomously driving vehicles.

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Bimini developer: No twice-daily trips till April

Resorts World has alleged it cannot return to its “original business model” of twice daily cruises to Bimini until April 2014, due to high winter seas and the absence of its controversial terminal/jetty.

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Religious tourism experience for cultural bonding in the Bahamas

THE 2013 Mid-Winter Board Meeting of the Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc was held at the Wyndham Nassau Resort and Crystal Palace Casino with Minister of Tourism Obie Wilchcombe speaking January 14 on the opportunities Religious tourism offers for Bahamians.

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Surviving the seasons

Surviving the Seasons
 
AS we consider the life of St Mary, the Mother of Our Lord, we recognise distinct periods of time in her life when she experienced the different seasons of spirituality.

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BPL chief refutes generation deal ‘madness’ claim

Bahamas Power & Light (BPL) yesterday defended its hiring of an extra ten megawatts (MW) of expensive diesel-burning generators from fierce union criticism that it “makes no sense”.

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Say what again?

THE public was left flabbergasted yesterday when a news report was delivered describing the damaging effects to electrical equipment and appliances that result from constant power cuts and inconsistent power surges, which were blamed for crippling PMH’s surgical efficiency for the past several weeks!

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Carey sets new national record in 100m backstroke

DAVANTE Carey set a new national record as he continues his standout freshman season at McKendree University.Carey’s time of 58.12 seconds in the 100m backstroke broke the 15-year-old mark of 58.31 posted by Chris Vythoulkas at the 2004 Olympic Games

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Politicization of sports is against the spirit of the Olympic charter

China as the host country has been steadily advancing preparations for the Beijing Winter Olympics and the Paralympic Winter Games, which will open in Beijing and adjacent Zhangjiakou on February 4, 2022 as scheduled.

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Blue Hills plant needed to keep power on- but that means higher bills until October

CONSUMERS will have to wait until October to see a reduction in their increased electricity bills, according to Bahamas Electrical Workers Union President Paul Maynard.In an interview with The Tribune on Wednesday, Mr Maynard said high summer tempera

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BPL starts its winter generation overhaul

Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) yesterday said its winter maintenance overhaul has begun with one unit at Clifton Pier Power Station being taken off-line for 25 days. The state-owned energy monopoly, in a statement, said the DA13 diesel engine was rem

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Ruling could extend eligibility for student athletes

The NCAA’s Division I Council made a major announcement that could extend the eligibility of several Bahamian student-athletes that compete in the organisation’s winter sports.

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PI resort facing wind-up petition

THE Paradise Island-based Club Land'Or resort is facing a winding-up petition in the Supreme Court, as a former employee bids to secure compensation she claims is due to her from the property.

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Anthaya pops personal best, wins long jump

ANTHAYA Charlton, joining the Bahamian connection for the Wildcats women’s track and field team, couldn’t ask for a better introduction to her collegiate career at the University of Kentucky.

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Tracking system to help monitor wildlife in Andros

AN ADVANCED wildlife tracking system was installed in Andros recently to monitor the behaviour of migratory birds as part of an international research effort.

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Resorts see minimal impact via US storms

Nassau resorts have reported that bookings and occupancy levels have only been minimally impacted by severe winter storms which have slammed the northeastern US, and resulted in a record number of flight cancellations.

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sports inbrief

TENNIS 2012 BRAJAXBA WINTER CLASSIC 11 Here's a look at the winners in the 2012 Brajaxba Winter Classic Tournament held at the National Tennis Centre over the weekend: MINI-TENNIS A GROUP CHAMPION - Dentry Mortimer RUNNER-UP - Nia Richardson MIN

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