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NCAA Div 1: Bahamians set new career highs

SEVERAL Bahamian players set new career high scoring marks in NCAA Division I basketball over the course of the holiday season.

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INSIGHT: Stand up, speak up because Rome is burning and time is running out

A statement may have been made at one or more of the Caribbean countries that attended the Conference of the Parties (COP) on the disastrous effects of climate change in Katowice, Poland in early December, but if any statement was made it is nigh impossible to find it despite the considerable search engines on the internet.

Triple top: Here are my leading MPs of the Year

THIS year was not a good one for the average Bahamian. On balance, since the advent of the ruling FNM regime, the economy has contracted and things are 'tough' for the bulk of the lower and middle classes. The upper classes, as usual, especially the politicians, apparently, and their cronies, have increased their net worth and appear to be living large on the proverbial hog.........the Adrosian one.

Munnings and Warhawks get 74-58 win over Bain and the Lumberjacks

A PAIR of Bahamian players faced off in non-conference play and another set a new career-high scoring mark to highlight action from throughout NCAA Division I.

Way too fast for my liking

Traffic - speeding and where are our $6million worth of new patrol cars?

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Hertz, Clear partner to speed rentals with biometric scans

Biometric screening is expanding to the rental car industry.

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Munnings and Warhawks back in the win column

AFTER losses in four of their last five games, Travis Munnings and the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks began their homestand back in the win column.

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BPL employees ‘didn’t know’ about companies which got fake cheques

A BAHAMAS Power and Light retiree claimed yesterday his former department never did any business with two of the many companies a former bank employee allegedly wrote fake Scotiabank cheques for as part of a multi-million-dollar theft scheme in the early part of last year.

Ole Miss ladies end 5-game losing streak, Bahamians struggle in NCAA Division I

OLE Miss Women’s Basketball finally ended a five-game losing streak. However, other Bahamian players and their programmes across NCAA Division I continued to struggle over the weekend.

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Bahamians ‘walk in the shoes’ of domestic violence victims to gain new perspective

Sixteen days of activism to “Say No to Violence Against Women and Girls” wrapped up worldwide this Monday with the commemoration of International Human Rights Day.

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Student arrested in Florida for death threat to professor

A Florida Atlantic University student raised in the Bahamas was arrested last week for allegedly threatening to kill his professor for scheduling a 7am exam.

Cornish matches career high 22 points in win over Spartans

JARON Cornish had a career-high scoring night to propel the Stony Brook Sea Wolves to their best start of their D-I era while Nathan Bain has thrived in a new role with the Stephen F Austin Lumberjacks.

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Maniac hurled acid at woman

POLICE have arrested a 41-year-old Tall Pines man in connection with an acid attack on a woman waiting at the bus stop.

We need small government

I agreed with the PLP when they opposed the sale of majority shares in BTC to a private company. Now, several years on, I must say that my position has completely reversed. We now have two telecoms companies and while I am happy to say that I do not use BTC, I understand that their service and standards have improved exponentially through competition.

two hurt in armed robberies over weekend

POLICE are investigating two separate armed robberies that left two men with injuries.In the first incident, two men were at a business establishment on East Bay Street and Okra Hill when they were approached by two armed men.The assailants demanded

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Joanna Evans named Big 12 Swimmer of the Week

JOANNA Evans has already begun to garner accolades early in her senior season for the Texas Longhorns.An honour from the Big 12 was the latest product of her recent performances.Evans was named Big 12 Swimmer of the Week after her four first-places f

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Feeding the 5,000

AML Foods Limited held a press conference yesterday to launch its third annual “Feed 5,000 Families” holiday give back initiative and to appeal to the general public to support the cause. AML Foods Limited joined with representatives of the Bahamas F

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Ayton posts double double in loss to Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Deandre Ayton scored 20 points and led the Phoenix Suns with 12 rebounds on Saturday night. But they were defeated by the New Orleans Pelicans 119-99. It was the eighth double-double for the rookie No. 1 draft choice. He shot 9-12

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NASA conducts quiet sonic boom tests near Texas Gulf Coast

NASA is monitoring how residents living near the Texas Gulf Coast react to quiet sonic booms as the space agency works on an experimental aircraft that could significantly reduce commercial flight times.

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Central Bank to ban 'anonymous' crypto assets

The Central Bank is proposing to ban its licensees from dealing with “anonymous” crypto currency assets, with 84 percent of local institutions saying they have no desire to enter this space.The regulator, unveiling a “discussion paper” on proposals f