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Summer of Thunder Basketball Camp hoops with international teams for a winning weekend

THE game of basketball can positively redirect the path of a young boy or girl, unlocking countless opportunities while building camaraderie and strengthening physical fitness.

Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation selects 16-member team for CAC Championships

FOLLOWING the successful return of the National Bodybuilding Championships over the weekend at Atlantis, the Bahamas Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation has selected a 16-member team to represent the Bahamas at the Central American and Caribbean Bodybuilding Championships.

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Jones and Hornets end Summer League with 2-3 win-loss record

KAI Jones and the Charlotte Hornets concluded the NBA2K23 Las Vegas Summer League with a 2-3 win-loss record.

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Champions crowned at Bodybuilding Nationals

KAIF Young, Fania Joseph, Cara Saunders, Giovanni Farrington and Sanadia Smith emerged as overall champions in the Bahamas Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation’s 49th National Bodybuilding Championships at the Atlantis resort on Paradise Island on Saturday night.

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Camp back after pandemic pause

FORT Charlotte Constituency’s 21st Summer Camp officially kicked off yesterday after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID- 19 pandemic.

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Calvary Deliverance celebrates 40 years

CALVARY Deliverance Church started 40 years ago in the home of its founding pastor. Today the church stands committed shepherding the spiritual lives of those that walk through its doors and being a resource of hope for those in the community.

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FRONT PORCH: What future lies ahead for the British Monarchy?

BESET by economic woes including rising inflation, low growth and increasing labour unrest - and an unpopular Boris Johnson whom most voters would like to exit Number 10 posthaste - the recent Platinum Jubilee extravaganza in the United Kingdom, celebrating the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, was arguably the sort of gin and tonic that Britain temporarily needed.

A road by a new name

As an interested party in the resurrection of this ancient road/lane (Eastern Cemetery Lane), about which a Ministry of Works notice appearing in yesterday’s Tribune proposes that it be renamed to Harbourside Way.

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Kai Jones returns home

KAI Jones returned home for the first time since he completed his rookie season in the NBA and already has his sights set on the offseason and improvement headed into year two.

Long Island Regatta returns with major Sands sponsorship

REGATTAS are back! One of the country’s major cultural expressions has returned in full force and the Bahamian Brewery and Beverage Company Ltd. (BBB) is proud to be back in support.

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Police passing out parade held in Grand Bahama

The Royal Bahamas Police Force Training College made history hosting a Passing Out for 200 new recruits – the largest ever to complete police training at one time on Grand Bahama.

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Bahamas ‘can’t be complacent’ on 15% corporate tax push back

The Bahamas “cannot be complacent” despite yesterday being granted more time to determine its approach to the G-7/OECD-led push for a minimum 15 percent global corporate income tax rate.

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Accountant ‘surprised’ if any Budget tax hike

A Bahamian accountant yesterday said he would “definitely be surprised” if the Government introduced new and/or increased taxes in tomorrow’s Budget given that it would only worsen the cost of living crisis for vulnerable Bahamians.

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TEACHERS’ FEARS ON COVID TRACING: Union concern over ability to properly monitor school cases

THE Bahamas Union of Teachers is concerned about the capacity of the Ministry of Health and Wellness to facilitate proper contract tracing in the face of COVID-19 cases in schools and communities.

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Teachers: Use wisdom over shutting schools

THE Bahamas Union of Teachers is “closely monitoring” the spread of COVID-19 in public schools, its president Belinda Wilson urging the Ministry of Education to “utilise wisdom” as examinations get underway.

Shed tax haven label for digital assets win

The Bahamas will lose its position as a digital assets leader and the potential economic “upswing” if it fails to shed its ‘tax haven’ label, a Bahamian financial services provider warned yesterday.

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Talks on examinations for students in quarantine

WITH national examinations set to resume on schedule this year, Education Minister Glenys Hanna-Martin said officials are now discussing how best they can accommodate students in quarantine.

New Providence or New Orleans?

I saw Twitter images of severe flooding throughout parts of New Providence over the weekend. I believe it was a meteorologist who told either The Nassau Guardian or The Tribune that the severe flooding caused by torrential rains was a hurricane drill for New Providence residents. As a resident of Grand Bahama who lived through Hurricanes Francis, Jeanne, Matthew and Dorian, I want Nassau residents to understand that the recent flooding in their communities is nothing compared to the flooding the aforementioned cyclones brought to our island.

Athol Island

The former “Most Honourable Prime Minister” Dr Hubert Minnis, will undoubtedly go down in history as The Crown Land Prime Minister, if for no other reason than his largesse in this sphere. I don’t know if there is any register anywhere where one can discover what Crown Land any particular Prime Minister transfers, from the Crown or Treasury to private citizens and Corporations, but it would surely make interesting reading in this case.

National sport

What’s the national sport of The Bahamas? - Tribune Wednesday, 6th April.