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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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WORLD VIEW: 1.5°C is upon us - are we prepared?

THE report on May 17, from the World Meteorological Organization, (WMO) that global temperatures are likely to surge to record levels in the next five years should have sent all Caribbean institutions, such as the CARICOM Secretariat, the Caribbean Development Bank, and the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre, into overdrive to explore further ways in which the region could accelerate efforts to avert this calamity.

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WORLD VIEW: Autonomous weapons – a real and urgent danger to people

AS if small states, with limited financial and human resources to safeguard their societies, do not confront enough grave challenges, along comes the phenomenon of “autonomous weapons” – probably the most frightening technological development that has yet been created.

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WORLD VIEW: Decimation of vulnerable nations inevitable if global warming continues on present trend

JOHN Kerry, former US Secretary of State and current US Special Envoy on Climate Change matters, told the world’s Ambassadors at a meeting in Washington, on May 10, that “there is no way” of keeping the rise in global temperatures to 1.5 degrees Celsius unless CO2 emissions are drastically reduced.

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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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.

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WORLD VIEW: It’s time the UN Security Council acts to stop the killing in Gaza

THE escalation of violence in Gaza by Israel has prompted a global outcry, marking a rising disgust, particularly among the young, of what is widely regarded as a hugely disproportionate response to the Hamas attack on Israel on October 7, 2023.

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Boxer Rashield Williams prepares for title fight

IT has taken about five years, but Rashield Williams is now looking at getting his major breakthrough in the professional boxing ranks with a title shot.

Davis’s fight at COP 28

As world leaders convene at COP 28, the stakes could not be higher, especially for nations like the Bahamas. Prime Minister Davis, bearing the weight of our nation's experience with Hurricane Dorian, is set to lead a crucial fight for recognition and action on climate change, a battle underscored by profound human suffering and resilience.

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Father’s Day treat in Williams bout

RASHIELD Williams, fighting his first eight round bout of his professional career, went the distance to pull off a decision on points over Ramon de la Cruz Sena from Argentina on Saturday night.

Tribunal: It was fair to fire man after fight at work

THE Industrial Tribunal dismissed the claims of a man who said Aquapure wrongfully and unfairly dismissed him after he fought someone on the company’s Bernard Road property in 2022.

WORLD VIEW: CARICOM at 50: there is still hope

JULY 4, 2023 marks the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Chaguaramas, the foundational document that brought the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM) into existence. With high hopes and lofty ambitions, the heads of government of the four largest independent Caribbean countries at the time embarked on a journey towards regional integration. They were later joined, to varying degrees of commitment, by 10 other countries.

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Boxer Carl Hield prepares for second pro match

BAHAMIAN boxer Carl Hield will make his commute to Santa Marta, Colombia, today to prepare for his second professional boxing match scheduled for next week Wednesday.

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Pro boxer Carl Hield to square off with Colombian Edinson Jimenez

LESS than a week removed from his second professional win, veteran boxer Carl Hield will be back in the ring again on Tuesday.

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Bail for man charged over fight outside mall

A MAN was granted bail after he was accused of injuring someone in a fight outside the mall last week.

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Tureano ‘Reno’ Johnson to retire at home

AFTER a glaring amateur and professional boxing career that fell short of a world title, Tureano ‘Reno’ Johnson is coming home for his final fight next month before he officially retires from the sport.

Police reward girl who broke-up fight between two school girls

AN eleventh-grade CI Gibson Senior High School student said she broke up a fight that went viral last week because it was the right thing to do despite risks to her well-being.

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Boxer Carl Hield improves to 6-0 in pro bouts

BAHAMIAN pro boxer Carl Hield has experienced great progress since transitioning from the amateur ranks to the pro level.

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Carl Hield on a roll in pro bouts

SINCE making his professional debut in October, Bahamian boxer Carl Hield has been unstoppable.

Pro boxer Carl Hield in pursuit of sixth pro win

BAHAMIAN pro boxer Carl Hield is set to get back in the ring next week Tuesday against Colombia’s Fabian Marimon in pursuit of his sixth straight pro win.