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Seeking out our hidden heroes

A CAMPAIGN is calling on people to nominate their Hidden Heroes.

Sir ‘Sonny’ Ramphal releases papers detailing public life

CARIBBEAN and Commonwealth elder statesman, Sir Shridath Ramphal, has released papers on the internet, covering 72 years of public life in the Caribbean, the Commonwealth and internationally.

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New board to help steer UWIOCB

THE University of the West Indies Open Campus Bahamas (UWIOCB) has appointed an advisory board of directors.

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Rising to local govt challenge

RISE Bahamas, an advocacy group, has launched its Imagine Local Government campaign joined by partners, Organisation for Responsible Governance (ORG) Bahamas and One Bahamas in Nassau.

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Journalists mark Press Freedom Day

THE Bahamas Press Club 2014 recently held an event to mark World Press Freedom Day.

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RF gives back with charity golf tourney

LOCAL golf enthusiasts are gearing up for the 35th Annual Charity GolfTournament hosted by the Rotary Club of East Nassau & The Scout Association of The Bahamas.

Fidelity-sponsored BAISS track & field meet ends today

DESPITE the lack of traditional rivalries and scoring systems, the Bahamas Association of Independent Secondary Schools returned to sports with its 32 Track and Field Meet, sponsored by Fidelity Bank and Trust.

Chamber Golf Classic October 30

THE Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation (BCCEC) is set to close out the month of October with its much-anticipated Chamber Golf Classic Tournament, with part of the proceeds from the event to be donated to the Sister Sister Breast Cancer Support Group.

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Top squash players to hit the walls swinging

THIRTY local squash players are set to compete in the inaugural Four Walls Squash Open Championship tournament, starting Wednesday at Four Walls Squash and Social Club.

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International tennis teams to join Bahamas for IC Caribbean Doubles Week Championship

INTERNATIONAL tennis teams from USA, Barbados and Canada will be joining The Bahamas team for the sixth bi-annual International Tennis Clubs (IC) Caribbean Doubles Week Championship from Monday, January 16 to Friday, January 20.

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Best of the Best Regatta has all-junior line-up in E Class for first time ever

AMIDST the majestic sight of A, B and C Class sloops in Montagu Bay last weekend, there were two other boat fleets out on the water, most of which were being sailed by junior sailors aged 17 and under.

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Veteran marathoner to raise funds for MD Patient Navigation

Veteran marathoner Ebbie Jackson wants to do all she can to help raise funds to assist those dealing with cancer.

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Two year prison sentence for shop breaking

A MAN was sentenced to two years in prison yesterday after admitting to shop-breaking to fund his cocaine addiction.

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WORLD VIEW: Commonwealth should stand together over Russian aggression

THE Commonwealth, made up of 54 nations of which 32 are small states, should be deeply concerned at the grave threat to the international legal order caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and should act together to show strong disapproval.

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Shop-breaker is jailed

A MAN was sentenced to one year at the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services yesterday for shop-breaking.

Product shortage concern for Christmas tree vendors

CHRISTMAS tree vendors yesterday voiced fears over inventory shortages with one revealing they had to source product from further north than normal.

Retailers in pick-up for Mother’s Day

Florists and gift shops yesterday said they have been receiving “plenty of orders” with Mother’s Day fast approaching, adding that business volumes were holding up well compared to pre-COVID figures.

Towing fare increase could heighten risks

Automotive repair shops yesterday voiced concern that the 67 percent, or two-thirds increase, in standard towing fees could prompt Bahamians to take more risky measures to move broken down vehicles.

Restoring Nassau’s glory days

Every time I drive through downtown Nassau it depresses me.

Xmas ‘financial cushion’ vital for Bahamian retail

The “make or break” Christmas shopping season will this year be vital for Bahamian merchants to “build a financial cushion” against forecast economic headwinds in 2023, a well-known retailer warned yesterday.