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Bowl executives donate 3,000 bowl tickets to students in New Providence

MAKERS Wanted Bahamas Bowl (MWBB) executives have donated 3,000 bowl tickets to students in New Providence.

EDITORIAL: Who can the US trust to dig out the truth?

Chapter 184 of the Statute Law of The Bahamas establishes the purpose and power of Commissions of Inquiry. In the legislation, there is provision for the Governor General to appoint such a commission “whenever it shall appear to be for the public benefit to do so”. It is stipulated that, in general, Commission of Inquiry proceedings be held in public and that the commission’s summary report represent “a full, faithful and impartial inquiry into the matter specified in the commission”.

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Keyshawn Strachan wins javelin, qualifies for CARIFTA

ON his first attempt, Blue Chips Athletics’ Keyshawn Strachan won the under-20/open men’s javelin on Saturday in the RC Athletics Throwers Meet at the University of the Bahamas field, becoming the first qualifier for the 2019 CARIFTA Games.

Athletes shine on the track and field

ROLANDO ‘Lonnie’ Greene, in his first year as head coach of the University of Kentucky Wildcats’ track and field team, liked what he saw from freshman sprinter Devine Parker in her collegiate debut at the Hoosier open indoor meet in Lexington, Kentucky, on Friday.

QC Comets dominate inaugural Cross Country Championships

ALTHOUGH it was a team scoring event, the Queen’s College Comets athletes turned in a dominating performance at the Bahamas Association of Independent Secondary Schools’ inaugural Cross Country Championships, winning six of the eight categories contested at St Augustine’s College on Saturday morning.

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Saturday, 8th December, 2018.

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Dames aiming to transform BDCS from a penal facility to a correctional one

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames said yesterday the substantial role of commissioner of the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services will be filled at some point in 2019, this as several “transformative” moves are being finalised as the facility moves towards its proposed parole scheme.

Financial Centre marks bank’s fifth anniversary

A Bahamas-based financial institution has celebrated its fifth anniversary with the inauguration of its financial centre to show its belief this nation can become a “top five” financial centre.

Chavez Young Baseball Camp in January

CHAVEZ Young seeks to continue his efforts of giving back to the local Grand Bahamian baseball community during his offseason.

all aboard for two-day job fair

Royal Caribbean International is hosting a two-day job fair starting today at the National Training Agency on Gladstone Road hoping to fill a number of onboard positions ranging from bartender to broadcast technician.The job fair comes as the cruise

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Royal Caribbean International's Symphony of the Seas is in town

THE Bahamas made history when the world’s largest ship docked in its harbour yesterday, its first official stop on its maiden voyage.The arrival of the Royal Caribbean International’s Symphony of the Seas was punctuated by celebratory music befitting

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Minnis still promises quarterly briefings 'when time is right'

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday described the work of the news media as “essential”, following persistent allegations that he is anti-press. Dr Minnis said he does not engage with such rumours, adding he will hold his long-promised quarter

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Minister quizzed over quality of caretaking at centre for girls

SOCIAL Services Minister Frankie Campbell faced an unlikely question about the quality of caretakers at the Willie Mae Pratt School for Girls during a press conference yesterday about the series of events planned this month to celebrate men, women an

Martial arts: Miller to represent Bahamas

A LONE Bahamian competitor will travel to represent the country at the 2018 Unified World Mixed Martial Arts Championships.Christian Miller will compete in the Men’s Light Heavyweight (93kg/205 lbs) division at the International Mixed Martial Arts Fe

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THE FINISH LINE: Inaugural Caribbean Tip-Off Classic shows that 'you can't teach height'

THE inaugural Caribbean Tip-Off Classic gave Bahamians a chance to see the next two rising young talents in Kai Jones and Samuel Hunter as they prepare for the collegiate ranks next year. But the tournament also put the spotlight on the high school

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Goods disposal angers Straw Market vendors

NASSAU Straw Market vendors yesterday criticised the Straw Market Authority’s (SMA) decision to reportedly throw away goods from the stalls of delinquent vendors. Some sellers said the SMA should have been more lenient with vendors, while others sai

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Major Pain Promotionsto honour Fred Sturrup

FOLLOWING the final fight of his career, Meacher Major has moved forward with his Major Pain Promotions and Entertainment company as they prepare to honour a Bahamian boxing icon next year.The organisation, in conjunction with the Pan American Caribb

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RBDF commodore presented with coveted floating trophy

IN a special presentation at the Coral Harbour base, Royal Bahamas Defence Force Commodore Tellis Bethel was presented with the coveted floating trophy won by his officers in the inaugural 18th Annual National Public Service Week Fun Run/Walk and He

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Man who swore at judge to be retried for murder

A MAN who cursed out a Supreme Court judge is to be retried for attempting to murder another man three years ago because the judge he berated did not allow him to change his lawyer during his trial, the Court of Appeal has ruled. Acting Appellate Pr

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Chris Brown new assistant coach at Clayton State

CHRIS ‘The Fireman’ Brown, the country’s most decorated quarter-miler, has decided to step away from competing after an illustrious 20-year career and focus on his new challenge as an assistant coach at Clayton State in Morrow, Georgia.