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Morton Salt ready for industrial action

MORTON Salt yesterday branded its latest industrial offer to line-staff as “fair” and one that would “preserve jobs”, adding that it was prepared for any work stoppages at its Inagua plant.

Morton details ‘contingencies’ following union’s strike vote

MORTON Salt (Bahamas) yesterday said it has “well-defined contingency plans” to cope with any industrial action after unionised line staff voted overwhelmingly in favour of a strike.

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‘Sandman’ 10-0 after first-round stoppage

New opponent, same result as Bahamian heavyweight Amron “Sandman” Sands continues his undefeated streak.

Lack of dredging sees return of the seahorse

The discovery of a seahorse in North Bimini Bay may very well be the sign that, with the temporary stoppage of dredging within the mangroves, these unique treasures may be returning to the area. It was a juvenile seahorse, which indicates the possible presence of adults in the area.

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Inaugural Bahamas Open Martial Arts Championships Cage Fight ‘a knockout’

BAHAMIAN fighters were successful in four of the seven bouts on the card in the inaugural Bahamas Open Martial Arts Championships Cage Fight 1 at Mario’s Bowling and Entertainment Palace on Saturday night.

Boxing: Amron Sands stays undefeated

BAHAMIAN heavyweight Amron Sands remains undefeated and improved to 11-0 (nine KOs) following his latest bout. After eight rounds, Sands won via unanimous decision over Cristian Galvez on February 20 at Club Deportivo Calero in Santo Domingo, The Do

Inter Milan beats Genoa 1-0 in Serie A

By DANIELLA MATAR Associated Press MILAN (AP) -- Inter Milan's revival gathered pace on Tuesday with a 1-0 win at Genoa that moved the club into the top half of the Serie A table. However, the entertainment of the night was to be found in Sicily, where Si

City beats Man United 1-0 in crunch derby

By MARK WALSH Associated Press MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- With one thumping header, Vincent Kompany may well have tilted the balance of football power in Manchester from red to blue. Kompany's goal in first-half stoppage time was enough to give Mancheste

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Flights grounded on Sunday morning after A/C issues

FLIGHTS in and out of Lynden Pindling International Airport were grounded Sunday after air traffic controllers were forced out of their tower by a malfunctioning air conditioning unit.

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Union on 'high alert' for three-day strike action

HUNDREDS of Bahamian workers are on high alert as they await a decision from union executives as to when a three-day strike will start.

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Backyard Rumble - Part II: ‘Tank’ wins by TKO

THE main event of Backyard Rumble - Part II ended prematurely, much to the chagrin of fight fans.

Melia’s Xmas Eve injunction bars all union action

Baha Mar and its Melia resort have obtained a Supreme Court injunction that bars the hotel union from taking any form of industrial action, leaving workers without any leverage over their gratuity dispute.

MAN CITY RALLIES FOR 2-1 WIN OVER CHELSEA

MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- Carlos Tevez played in his first game since September 27 and set up Samir Nasri's late go-ahead goal, giving Manchester City a 2-1 comeback win against Chelsea on Wednesday night that kept pressure on Premier League leader Manch

MAN CITY RALLIES FOR 2-1 WIN OVER CHELSEA

MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- Carlos Tevez played in his first game since September 27 and set up Samir Nasri's late go-ahead goal, giving Manchester City a 2-1 comeback win against Chelsea on Wednesday night that kept pressure on Premier League leader Manch

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‘Sand Man’ now No.15 among title contenders

Amron Sands is now listed at No.15 among contenders for the North American Boxing Federation heavyweight title.

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Several Bahamian fighters prevail

BAHAMAS Open Martial Arts Championships Cage Fight hosted another event with BOMAC 2:Revenge at the British Colonial Hilton on Saturday night.

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Elite Warriors stop Mighty Mitts, 15-3

THE BTC Elite Warriors avenged one of their only two losses so far this year in the New Providence Softball Association men’s division by stopping the Chances Mighty Mitts 15-3 with a couple of home runs from a pair of siblings to keep in front of the leaderboard as the regular season starts to wind down.

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Oliver loses the first international bout of his career

TYRONE Oliver suffered a loss in the first international bout of his young professional boxing career.

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Baha Mar hopes to end dispute with Melia workers

BAHA Mar officials remain “hopeful” that an ongoing dispute between one of its hotels and the Bahamas Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union over gratuity payments will be “resolved” when the two parties meet in the Supreme Court this week.

Chelsea wins first leg 1-0

By STEVE DOUGLAS AP Sports Writer LONDON (AP) -- Didier Drogba swept the ball into the net late in the first half, and Chelsea managed to hang on. With an inspired performance, the Blues beat Barcelona 1-0 Wednesday night in the first leg of their Champio