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BPL suffers $64m loss during 2020

BAHAMAS Power & Light (BPL) incurred a $63.876m total comprehensive loss for the year to end-June 2020 with auditors reaffirming that its parent’s solvency remained endangered by “negative cash flows” and constant losses.

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Wisconsin outlasts Dayton 43-42 in Battle 4 Atlantis

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Connor Essegian scored a career-high 13 points while Wisconsin beat Dayton 43-42 in yesterday’s first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis despite shooting just 23.7%.

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Man in hospital after shooting

A 43-YEAR-OLD man is in hospital after he was shot on Monday, police said.

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Two arrested after gun find

THE discovery of firearm and ammunition in Marsh Harbour, Abaco, has led to the arrest of two men.

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Mt Carmel senior boys rout Greenville 43-25


IT was an excellent start to the Bahamas Scholastic Athletic Association’s (Small Schools) 2022/2023 basketball season.

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Inmate found dead in his cellblock

POLICE are investigating the sudden death of a 43-year-old male inmate who died at the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services yesterday.

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Day 4 double elimination


It was the start of the elimination process and the survival round on day four of the 36th edition of the prestigious Hugh Campbell Basketball Classic for senior boys at the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium.

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Bahamas falls to Argentina

The Bahamas men’s national basketball team didn’t have any answers for Argentina as they pulled away in the second half for a 95-77 win for their second consecutive loss in five days in the FIBA Americas 2023 World Cup Qualifier.

‘Kick back’ likely over Out Island airport fees

The introduction of passenger user fees to finance Family Island airport redevelopment will cause travellers to “kick back” and initially soften travel demand, Bahamian aviation operators forecast yesterday.

AML Foods targets e-commerce launch

BISX-listed AML Foods is planning to launch an e-commerce division during its current financial year that will enable the group to supply clients “throughout The Bahamas”.

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Shamar Burrows earns player of the week honours

SHAMAR Burrows concluded the first semester of the Atlantic University Sport basketball season with a conference-wide honour.

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Man found shot dead in govt vehicle

A 43-year-old man is dead following a shooting incident over the weekend, prompting police to appeal for the public’s assistance in their investigation.

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Grant named to All-Tournament team

Team Bahamas second baseman Adari Grant was named to the All-Tournament team for the fourth annual Caribbean Baseball Cup.

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THE KDK REPORT: Almost flew west

AT 6,500 feet, while flying a single engine plane from Nassau to Florida, my patient’s engine failed. He was alone in a cocoon of absolute silence. He knew that his survival hinged on his ability to locate a safe place to land. Fortunately, he was able to restart the engine but four other times during his one hour flight, the engine malfunctioned. At the time, my patient, hereafter referred to as AJ, was in his mid-30s and although he managed to land safely, this would be the first of many lessons he was forced to learn about remaining calm in the face of life-threatening danger.

User fees to drive $263m Out Island airport upgrades

Bahamian and international travellers will ultimately have to pay user fees of up to $43 per person to finance the collective $263m redevelopment of the 14 Family Island airports put out to bid yesterday.

'Economic dignity': Container Port slashes casuals to 24%

The Prime Minister yesterday said the Government's drive for "economic dignity" had resulted in Freeport Container Port reducing the number of "casual" employees in its workforce to 24 percent.

Accused of injuring man

A MAN was granted bail in Magistrate’s Court yesterday after being accused of injuring a man earlier this week.

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Government searching for site for New Providence hospital

HEALTH and Wellness Minister Dr Michael Darville said yesterday that the government is actively reviewing potential sites for a new hospital in New Providence.

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FIBA: Team Bahamas falls to Panama 88-66

THE Bahamas men’s national basketball team wrapped up its final two games in the FIBA Americas World Cup Qualifier with another loss. The team, coached by Moses Johnson, John Nutt and James ‘Jimmy’ Clarke, suffered a 88-66 decision against Panama yesterday. The loss came after the Bahamas was handed a 117- 70 rout against Venezuela on Thursday in Caracas.

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114 new COVID cases

THERE were 114 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in the country on Friday and Saturday.