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Efforts still underway to free cargo vessel

FRED Culmer, senior official at the Port Department, said the cargo vessel stuck in the sand at Saunders Beach has not been abandoned and efforts are still underway to free it.

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BTVI launches solar programme

Bahamas Technical Vocational Institute yesterday launched its training for the Installation and Maintenance of Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems.

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US Embassy helping to empower women to realise their entrepreneurial dreams in Grand Bahama

THE US Embassy is helping women in Grand Bahama realise and achieve their entrepreneurial dreams through its Academy of Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) programme.

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One month to move for vendors by cruise port

VENDORS at the Prince George Wharf said they don’t know where to go after the Downtown Revitalisation Unit told them they have until next month to vacate the area.

Special Olympics Bahamas lays out agenda for year

SPECIAL Olympics Bahamas experienced tremendous success in 2023 and now the non-profit organisation is looking to double down on their accomplishments in 2024.

Are fifty somethings “obsolete”?

“This is a sore point for many older adults. As we age medical science and healthcare mean we are well and able far longer than in the past - but are viewed as needing to move on and out of the workplace even when we could offer some wisdom and mentoring to the newer workforce.” (Linda Nicholls).

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Minister Bowleg: Tickets now on sale for World Relays - Paradise to Paris

While there is a search on for the missing BINGO, the mascot used in the last World Relays here in 2017, the Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations is gearing up to field five teams, including defence of the mixed relay title, when the event returns to The Bahamas May 4-5.

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FRONT PORCH: The power of empathy and service to others

“SERVICE is what prayer looks like when it gets up off its knees and walks around the world.” – Fr Michael Graham, SJ.

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ALICIA WALLACE – Communities: People coming together for a common goal

IN a small group discussion earlier this week, someone noted that we use the word “community” very frequently and loosely. It is used in reference to people who intentionally and consistently come together with a particular purpose, and it is used in reference to people who have something in common and are then, in many cases, assumed to be connected through that commonality.