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Man sentenced for over two years on gun charges

A MAN was sentenced to two and a half years in prison after he was found guilty of a firearm offence.

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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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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Police investigate alleged sexual assault on cruise ship

POLICE are investigating allegations that a nurse sexually assaulted a 43-year-old American woman on a cruise ship.

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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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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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ALICIA WALLACE: Our human rights record on review

Today, The Bahamas is under review at the 43 Session of Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the United Nations in Geneva. The UPR, now in its fourth cycle, was established by the Human Rights Council and is designed as a peer review. States report on what they have done since the previous review to improve human rights conditions and fulfill their obligations to the people.

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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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.

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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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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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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.

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.

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.

'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.