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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.

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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.

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Man accused of causing fires

A 30-YEAR-OLD man was charged in the Freeport Magistrate’s Court on Friday with multiple counts of causing damage by fire and endangering property.

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German man dead at work site in ‘suicide’

JUST two days following the tragic death of 41-year-old Anthony Tilme from suspected suicide, a 51-year-old German was found dead by alleged suicide at a condo construction site on West Bay Street.

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$50m project eyes ‘Bali in beautiful Bahamas’

A North Eleuthera developer plans to create “a Bali in beautiful Bahamas” through a mixed-use project forecast to generate up to 200 full-time jobs via a $50m investment in the resort component alone.

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Govt: Domes had to be demolished

THE OFFICE of the Prime Minister has vigorously defended the demolition of domes on Abaco in the wake of criticisms over the move, stressing the operation was necessary due to serious mismanagement of the housing structures and the “squalid” and unsafe state of the dome site.

Lyford Cay condo project told: ‘Don’t turn us into Miami Beach’

HOPES were voiced yesterday that a controversial Lyford Cay condominium project will reflect “Bahamian heritage” and “not turn us into Miami Beach”.

Symonette Andros mining proposal rejected by Gov’t

The Government has rejected the North Andros mining and land reclamation project proposed by the Symonette Group’s principal that would have created an initial 160 jobs and extra $100,00 per week spending impact.

Crowdfunded restaurant eyes $2m 2023 top-line

A Bahamian restaurant entrepreneur yesterday said he ultimately plans to return 50 percent of profits to shareholders after his successful crowdfund raise paved the way to secure a second location and production/distribution centre.

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Andy and Nancy Knowles to show Let’s Swim Bahamas documentary

AFTER spending the past 15 years teaching primary school students the basic skills in swimming, the Let’s Swim Bahamas programme will provide a private premiere documentary on their progress made so far.

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Disaster Reconstruction Authority to merge with NEMA

THE Disaster Reconstruction Authority (DRA) and National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) will merge under a new agency that “will manage all aspects” of disaster preparedness, DRA Executive Chairman Alex Storr revealed yesterday.

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IAN FERGUSON: How businesses can survive frugality calls

Business frugality is essential for survival. With supply chain issues continuing to plague many industries, and inflation still surging, business owners (especially the most vulnerable among us) must find ways to save. This week’s column focuses on ten ways a business can go the extra mile to save a dollar.

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Developer: ‘We’ve gone above and beyond’ over environment

The Bahamian developer behind the proposed $63m Adelaide Pines project yesterday asserted that “we’ve gone above and beyond to make sure it’s environmentally sensitive” despite concerns the density is too high.

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Minister and ex-PM voice concern on $63m project

A sitting Cabinet minister and former prime minister have both voiced concerns surrounding “problems, problems, problems” with the proposed $63m Adelaide Pines project in which Albany’s developer is a minority shareholder.

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Jonquel Jones and Sun fall in 2-1 hole

Candace Parker helps Sky beat Sun 76-72

The Connecticut Sun lost a pivotal game three of the WNBA semifinals and surrendered home court advantage for the remainder of the series, but the story emerging out of yesterday’s game was the limited time Jonquel Jones received down the stretch.

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$63m Adelaide project pledges up to 300 jobs

A Bahamian businessman is teaming with Albany’s developer and two UK investors for a $62.788m “mixed-use” residential and light industrial development in south-west New Providence that will create up to 300 full-time jobs.

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Abaco partners offer $4m Dorian memorial

Abaco’s local government and non-profit groups are offering to partner in creating a near-$4m memorial to Hurricane Dorian victims that will also give Marsh Harbour’s shipping port room for much-needed expansion.

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FACE TO FACE: Following in the footsteps of an emperor

BATH, England is such a beautiful place. Those who watched the Netflix hit, Bridgerton have seen the scenes of an idyllic countryside with beautiful architecture and lots of charm.

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Adelaide developer: Don’t ‘drop bomb’ on our costs

A Bahamian businessman yesterday warned he and his partners might have to “shelve” a $63m New Providence project if “prohibitively expensive” changes and conditions were imposed after Wednesday’s planning consultation.

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You could save a life - be on watch for suicide risk

AFTER two suspected suicides in two days, health officials are calling for the public to be on the look out for the signs of suicidal behaviour in an effort to prevent future incidents.