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Powerade sponsors BAARK! Potcakeman Triathlon for 10th year

BAARK! (Bahamas Alliance for Animal Rights & Kindness) is scheduled to host its eleventh triathlon at Jaws Beach on Sunday, February 25.

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Professional boxer Carl Hield improves his record to 4-0

IT was a new opponent but same result for pro boxer Carl Hield who lifted his hands in celebration for the fourth straight bout.

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Pro boxer Carl Hield looking for his fifth straight victory

BAHAMIAN pro boxer Carl Hield is currently undefeated and will look to keep that feat alive this Saturday against Colombia’s Emilio Julio in Santa Marta, Colombia.

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Hotel union protests in wage fight with Atlantis

BAHAMAS Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union’s (BHCAWU) president Darrin Woods said union members who receive tips are tired of fighting for a pay increase, declaring: “Enough is enough.”

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Pro boxer Carl Hield: ‘It feels good to be 5-0-0 with five knockouts’

BAHAMIAN pro boxer Carl Hield stepped into the ring for a fifth straight bout in the professional ranks and was successful once again to remain undefeated.

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Three teenagers charged with causing harm

THREE teenage males were granted $4,000 bail after they allegedly injured a man in a fight in Acklins last month.

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Boxing club to honour ‘Tank’, ‘Pretty Boy’

ALL-OUT Boxing Club will honour two of the greatest Bahamian boxers this weekend during their inaugural Sherman ‘the Caribbean Tank’ Williams and ‘Pretty Boy’ Floyd Seymour National Pride Boxing Championships.

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LAST BREATH ON WAY TO HOSPITAL: Sister says victim only went out to celebrate his friend’s birthday

A WOMAN rushing a stabbing victim to the hospital crashed into a wall after seeing her friend take his last breath as her birthday celebration night turned to tragedy.

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ONE ELEUTHERA FOUNDATION – Educational tourism: A sustainable and transformative niche

In an era where travel is increasingly driven by unique experiences and personal enrichment, niche tourism, particularly Educational Tourism, is emerging as a transformative force not only for travelers but also for small local economies and social development.

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Halkitis: Govt working to combat crime

ECONOMIC Affairs Minister Michael Halkitis said government is working aggressively to counteract negative international reports about the country’s soaring murder rate and believes that its crime-fighting efforts will soon bear fruit.

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ANTI-VIOLENCE PLAN STILL NOT LAUNCHED: Consultant confirms scheme to interrupt crime yet to take effect

ALTHOUGH the Davis administration hired Rodney Moncur and Carlos Reid as violence interrupters in 2022, calling the initiative key to fighting crime, the programme has not started.

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Woman charged with causing harm

A WOMAN was granted $2,500 bail on Friday after she was accused of injuring someone in an argument earlier this month

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Clubs & Societies February 9th, 2024

The intrusive disease of cancer has such a grip on the lives of so many Bahamians. With this in mind, The Bahamas Association of Administrative Professionals (BAAP) recently presented The Cancer Society of The Bahamas with a cheque to assist them in helping those who are fighting for their lives.

MOE security officers protest for owed overtime, promotions and insurance

SECURITY officers in the Ministry of Education protested outside the Office of the Prime Minister yesterday, saying they are tired of fighting for owed overtime pay, promotions, and insurance.

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More than ten years later, mother of slain son works to curb crime

THE mother of Shaquille Demeritte, a 19-year-old killed in the 2013 Fox Hill mass shooting, said through the strength of God her son’s tragic death has encouraged her to be active in the fight against crime and to help other mothers who are grieving.

Crying wolf too often on crime?

I have postulated before and I will do so again, in saying, without fear of contradiction that crime, per se, is not out of control. Yes, it is to be readily admitted that the inordinate spike in alleged homicides is problematic, but most all other types of crimes and criminal offences are trending downwards. Mind you, any type of crime poses destabilising effects of the economy and national life but, I submit, the average Bahamian is apparently getting hysterical or worse.

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Tributes to ‘precious gem’ Sweeting

ANDREA Sweeting, president of the Sister Sister Breast Cancer Support Group and a long-time cancer advocate, died on Saturday in Florida. She celebrated her 75th birthday on February 7.

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FNM leaders expect to meet with police commissioner next week to address concerns of political use of officers

LEADERS of the Free National Movement will meet with Police Commissioner Clayton Fernander next week to discuss their concern that political operatives are using officers to intimidate and harass party members.

Ankle monitoring company sent a show cause letter from govt

THE Ministry of National Security has sent a show cause letter to the company responsible for electronically monitoring people on bail, giving it 30 days to explain and remedy the problems associated with its work.

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American man accused of stabbing death of his father claimed it was in self-defence

THE lawyer of a 26-year-old American man accused of fatally stabbing his father on New Year’s Day claimed his client acted in self-defence during a bail hearing yesterday.