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CARIFTA swim team named

AFTER an intense Last Chance Meet over the weekend at the Betty Kelly Kenning Swim Complex, Bahamas Aquatics selected and ratified a 39-member team that will represent the Bahamas at the CARIFTA Swimming and Open Water Championships.

Fighting for rights - and naming your heroes

TOMORROW is International Woman Day and Bahamian women will join women around the world in celebrating the beauty of the feminine spirit.

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Yolett McPhee-McCuin and Rebels stun Stanford, reach first Sweet 16 in 16 years

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Sobbing as she received hugs from friends, family and administrators, Mississippi coach Yolett McPhee-McCuin tried to grasp the magnitude of her team's stunning win against top-seeded Stanford when someone reminded her there's more basketball to be played.

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Seven tips for fall prevention

If you find yourself concerned about falling or are experiencing frequent falls, you are not alone. In my work as a physical therapist with older adults, this concern is voiced frequently by my clients.

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FAMILIES HOMELESS AFTER BIMINI BLAZE: Fire displaces eleven families as dysfunctional fire apparatus failed to bring it under control

ELEVEN families were displaced after a fire destroyed four homes in Bimini yesterday and exposed the dysfunctional firefighting equipment on the island.

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Clubs and Societies: 17th March, 2023.

Abaco Strong Abaco Strong holds its next Abaco Farmers Market at Treasure Cay Park tomorrow from 9am-2pm.

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IHOP to open Mall at Marathon location on Tuesday

THE IHOP franchise is getting ready to open the doors at its Mall at Marathon location – with the opening day set for Tuesday next week.

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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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Families left homeless after blaze destroys homes on Bimini

Police on the island of Bimini are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fire which destroyed four homes and reportedly left 11 families homeless on Sunday.

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Rising tennis star Michael Major Jr making his presence felt in Trinidad

WITH high expectations for his enrolment at Howard University in August, junior sensation Michael Major Jr is taking advantage of playing some high-level international tennis to get him ready for the collegiate scene.

Long-distance runner Marcel Major doing some big things

MARCEL Major of New Providence, who is an avid long-distance runner, has earned the Race Director Certification (RDC) through the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA).

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FNM leader excited for CARIFTA tournament

FREE National Movement leader Michael Pintard and Deputy leader Shanendon Cartwright made sure that the opposition party was fully on board supporting the youth of the nation for the Oaktree Medical Center’s 50th CARIFTA Games.

Rental sector ‘being targeted’ by govt

PROPERTY owners are disgruntled with the Davis administration’s plans to increase tax earnings from the vacation rental sector, claiming they are being targeted by the government.

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BAARK! for 10th Annual Powerade Potcakeman Triathlon

BAARK! - Bahamas Alliance for Animal Rights and Kindness - completed its 10th Annual Powerade Potcakeman Triathlon on March 5 and it was a resounding success.

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Dr Wentia Ford-Diagne remembers her late father

In an effort to help keep the legacy of her late father alive, former versatile athlete Dr Wentia Ford-Diagne has established the Wenty Ford Sports Foundation with a “50-50 Dream Big” initiative.

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BTC chief in promise on service ‘black hole’

The Bahamas Telecommunications Company’s (BTC) top executive last night pledged to deliver “a best-in-class experience” for all users after complaints that clients were left “in the lurch” by poor customer service.

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Three arrests after armed robbery, shootout with police

Three men known to police were arrested on Friday after an armed robbery led to a chase and a shootout between police officers and suspects.

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.

EDITORIAL: Honour women with equal rights

THIS week sees the celebration of International Women’s Day – an opportunity to both celebrate women and, more pointedly, to continue removing barriers that hinder women.