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BGCSE RESULTS: Mathematics E, English D+

EDUCATION Minister Jerome Fitzgerald yesterday insisted he was “encouraged” by this year’s Bahamas General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) exam results despite an E average in mathematics and an English average of D+.

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Break-in at C C Sweeting forces school to close on Tuesday morning

C C SWEETING Senior High School will be dismissed at 11.30am on Tuesday due to a major break-in at the campus on Monday night.

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Exam results graded a D

DESPITE the government’s stated focus on improving public education, the average results of the 2013 BJC and BGCSE examinations continue to hover around D.

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INSIGHT: Climate change is coming and we have to prepare - now

A STARTLING new report says harmful effects of climate change will be experienced at a lower temperature than previously anticipated, all while the world runs out of time to do something about it.

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The BTC deal

Prior to today’s announcement by the Prime Minister, Cable and Wireless (C&W) was the majority owner of BTC and the Government was the minority owner.

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Students sent home after school raid

TWO security officers at C C Sweeting Senior High School were tied up and held at gunpoint while four masked men robbed the school of cash and electronics before leaving them gagged and bound for nearly four hours.

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Contracts signed for two new Bahamian ships

CONTRACTS have been signed for the construction of two new ships that will be operated and managed by the Campbell Shipping Company.

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OFFICIAL RESULTS: 28th National High School Track & Field Championships

• Here’s a look at the official results of the Ministry of Youth Sports & Culture’s 28th Annual National High School Track & Field Championships:

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Magistrate orders police to be charged with perjury

A senior magistrate has ordered two police officers be charged with perjury after video surveillance contradicted what they claimed happened the night they arrested a man in a nightclub for having an illegal firearm late last year.Senior Magistrate D

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CA Smith crosses the line

It appears that foot-in-mouth disease is going around these days. Flat-footed Tennyson “Oligarch” Wells came down with a bad case of it recently and now it appears Cornelius A Smith has caught it too.

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National Bowling championships set for May 17-29

THE Bahamas Bowling Federation (BBF) has announced that the National Championships will take place from May 17-29 at the Mario’s Bowling and Entertainment Palace.

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Bahamas targets wellness tourism

HEALTH and wellness services could become a ‘niche’ tourism sector for the Bahamas, an industry executive telling Tribune Business that a local chapter of the Caribbean Spa & Wellness Association (C-SWA) is set to be formed this year. The move is designed to put the Bahamas on track to becoming one of the leading health and wellness vacation destinations.

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OFFICIAL RESULTS: 28th national high school track & field championships

• Here’s a look at the official results of the Ministry of Youth Sports & Culture’s 28th Annual National High School Track & Field Championships:

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Guyana crisis follows election

By Sir Ronald Sanders NOVEMBER 28 general elections in Guyana have resulted in a crisis for the country. While it is being suggested that the elected President, Donald Ramotar, of the Peoples Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) can appoint and run a minori

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Guyana crisis follows election

By Sir Ronald Sanders NOVEMBER 28 general elections in Guyana have resulted in a crisis for the country. While it is being suggested that the elected President, Donald Ramotar, of the Peoples Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) can appoint and run a minori

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Guyana crisis follows election

By Sir Ronald Sanders NOVEMBER 28 general elections in Guyana have resulted in a crisis for the country. While it is being suggested that the elected President, Donald Ramotar, of the Peoples Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) can appoint and run a minori

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Guyana crisis follows election

By Sir Ronald Sanders NOVEMBER 28 general elections in Guyana have resulted in a crisis for the country. While it is being suggested that the elected President, Donald Ramotar, of the Peoples Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) can appoint and run a minori

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Exam passes down again

STUDENTS who took the Bahamas General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) examinations performed marginally worse this year in comparison with those who took the national tests in 2017.

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Success for young artists

A HIGHLIGHT of Bahamas Insurance Month in October was an art competition open to all primary and secondary school students, in which C C Sweeting Senior High School students Cory Hamilton and Darjanique Green took the top two places.

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BARRACUDA ANNUAL FAMILY GUARDIAN INVITATIONAL RESULTS

Results of the Barracuda annual Family Guardian invitational, held on Friday and Saturday at the Betty Kelly Kenning Aquatic Center: Girls 9-10 400 LC Meter Freestyle: 1. MacPhail, Anya I, SWIFT-BA, 6:58.20. Girls 11-12 400 LC Meter Freestyle: 1. Reed, Ch

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