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Struggling to buy gas? Blame Biden

Who would’ve thought that Bahamians would have to pay an astounding $7 for one gallon of gasoline? A 2022 Chevrolet Equinox gasoline tank holds 14.9 gallons.

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After Shock Amateur Boxing Show in honour of Ray Minus Jr

ROYCE Colebrooke, Devaughn Musgrove, Christian Thompson and John Saint Wrint were among some of the top performers on Saturday at the After Shock Amateur Boxing Show that was held in honour of Ray Minus Jr.

Gov’t’s ‘Fintech festival’ aiming to attract 3,000

The Government is planning to stage an “international Fintech festival” that will attract 3,000 industry executives to The Bahamas early next year and further boost this country’s digital asset ambitions.

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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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FRONT PORCH: Talks and photo ops - but is it really taking us where we need to go?

MANY international summits, some more than others, are talkfests, mostly occasions for high-blown rhetoric and photo-ops, though substantive speeches, statements and diplomacy are often critical, including for domestic audiences.

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Minister Bowleg produces comprehensive programme

With a 25 percent increase that pushes their budget allocation to little over $5.8 million, Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Mario Bowleg produced a comprehensive programme.

9-member team for inaugural Caribbean Games

THE Bahamas will have a nine-member team among the 800 under-23 athletes from 29 countries competing at the historic inaugural Caribbean Games in Guadeloupe from June 29 to July 3.

Olympic solidarity scholarship: 7 athletes to get $1,000 each a month

THE Bahamas Olympic Committee has gotten the approval for seven Bahamian athletes to receive a monthly stipend of $1,000 each from the Olympic Solidarity Scholarship heading into the 2024 Olympic Games.

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Gibson Jr and Rolle capture Unca Lou title

ONE of the top amateur golfers teamed up with one of the youngest competitors in the field as Richard Gibson Jr and Kerrington Rolle combined for a 59 net to win the St Augustine’s College Alumni Association’s inaugural Unca Lou Golf Tournament.

Electric cars are a risk of electrocution

In the 2022/2023 Budget Communication, Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis announced that his government will reduce the duty rate on electric vehicles valued under $70,000 to 10 percent.

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Senior men’s national soccer team to face Nicaragua at home

AFTER finishing 1-1 in the first weekend of 2022 Concacaf Nations League play, the Bahamas senior men’s national team returns home to the Thomas A Robinson Stadium to face Nicaragua.

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Inaugural Bahamas All-Pro Celebrity Weekend: Bahamian NFL players to headline list of stars

BAHAMIAN National Football League players Michael Strachan and Rashad Fenton will headline a list of stars in town for the inaugural Bahamas All-Pro Celebrity Weekend at the Thomas A Robinson National Stadium.

Senior men’s national soccer team back on pitch

THE Bahamas Football Association’s senior men’s national team returns to the pitch this weekend to kickoff the second edition of the CONCACAF Nations League.

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Ex-BACO president in ‘non-compete’ dispute

A past Bahamas Association of Compliance Officers (BACO) president was yesterday said to be free to “engage in her profession” after a Florida appeals court refused to extend a non-compete injunction relating to a two-year legal battle.

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Demeritte named men’s track and field coach of the year

An historic season for the Life University Track and Field programme yielded another accolade for head coach Dominic Demeritte.

HomeTown Lender new Bahamas Bowl sponsor

COLLEGE FOOTBALL BOWL SEASON BEGINS IN THE BAHAMAS ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16

NASSAU, Bahamas – Bowl Season will begin in the Bahamas this year as the longest-running international bowl game in college football history, the HomeTown Lenders Bahamas Bowl, will be played Friday, December 16 at 11:30 am ET.

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Inaugural ‘Uncle Lou’ Adderley charity golf tourney on par

THE life and legacy of the late Leviticus Adderley will live on as the Alumni Association of St Augustine’s College hosts the inaugural ‘Unca Lou’ Adderley Charity Golf Tournament.

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Lunch and learn for students

SEABREEZE MP Leslia Brice, who is also the High Commissioner Designate to CARICOM, hosted a lunch and learn session with sixth grade Sadie Curtis Primary School students earlier this month.

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‘Lord knows’ Freeport requires tourism scale

An ex-tourism minister yesterday voiced optimism that the Grand Lucayan’s sale will be the “catalyst” that builds scale by luring other resort developers to Freeport, adding: “Lord knows Grand Bahama needs it.”

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Windsor High School rowing team takes title

THE collaboration between the Nassau Rowing Club and the Windsor High School Rowing Team, both coached by Canadian Olympic champions, produced a competitive inaugural Lake Cunningham Classic on Saturday on Lake Cunningham.