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Angels revisit the BAPD

In early February, the children of the Bahamas Association for the Physically Disabled were blessed with an outpouring of loving care and generosity from a team of volunteer professionals from West Palm Beach, Florida.

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Minus makes a pitch for women’s pro card

WITH the return of professional boxing with the first all-female show taking place next weekend, promoter Michelle Minus made a special pitch for support from the Southeast Nassau Rotary 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.

Western Warriors soccer club achieves quadruple BFA championship titles

THE Western Warriors Football (Soccer) Club celebrated an epic season of success in the 2022-2023 Bahamas Football Association leagues, receiving four 1st place trophies in last Saturday’s BFA awards ceremonies. They won titles in the boys under-15 division, under-18, men’s league and the prestigious Men’s Hummel Cup.

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First Class Promotions to stage All-Female Pro Boxing Show

AFTER postponing the initial show in October due to one of the main event competitors getting injured, First Class Promotions has announced that the first All-Female Professional Boxing Show is back on the agenda.

Harbour Bay parking

Annoyance is a mild description when trying to shop at Harbour Bay Shopping Centre – where do the potential shoppers park?

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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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First Class Promotions returns after 10-year hiatus

FIRST Class Promotions will host the first all-female boxing match in The Bahamas and Caribbean at 8pm on Friday, March 31 at the Kendal G.L. Isaacs Gymnasium.

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Hotel Union protests firing of Atlantis shop steward

BAHAMAS Hotel, Catering and Allied Workers Union (BHCAWU) members protested in front of the Department of Labour yesterday after Atlantis terminated the resort’s chief shop steward.

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Rejected web shop loses licence appeal

The Gaming Board’s decision to reject a web shop’s licence bid during the industry’s legalisation was fully vindicated yesterday by the Supreme Court.

Show your support, shop locally

1000% support import substitution only wish the biggest substitution would occur… Shopping in Miami Substitution but then, so the officials say, that is a divine right. Local production must never cause inflation and exorbitant increase in comparison pricing of foreign against local.

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Marine accused of attack on police officer at betting shop

A ROYAL Bahamas Defence Force marine was granted bail yesterday after being accused of assaulting a police officer at a betting shop earlier this year.

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PI braces for new fast-food conflict

Paradise Island is bracing for a new fast-food battle with plans to establish Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) and Burger King outlets set to potentially double the number of such brands to four.

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Shop-breaker held on charges including attempting to kill an officer and robbery

A MAN is behind bars after a recent string of robberies in New Providence, including an incident involving police shooting him at the scene last month.

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.

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Three more companies join CARIFTA

THE Local Organising Committee got another $60,000 in their kitty for the 50th Jubilee CARIFTA Games with Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Ernst and Young and Arawak Port Development Limited coming on board as the latest silver medal partners.

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WORLD VIEW: Caribbean’s role as a voice of reason in a fractured OAS

On May 31, the Organization of American States (OAS) faced a prolonged and contentious debate that lasted from 2:30 in the afternoon until well past midnight. This episode, marked by acrimony and political undercurrents, which was webcast publicly and instantly to the world, is likely to be revisited during the upcoming OAS General Assembly from June 21 to 23 in Washington, D.C., the headquarters of the OAS.

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.

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Officers who assaulted two Haitian migrants on paid leave pending investigation results

THE immigration officers who attacked two Haitian men in a barber shop last month are on paid administrative leave. Immigration Minister Keith Bell said yesterday the investigation into their matter is ongoing and will take “as long as necessary” to ensure the right outcome.