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BTC union update

ALTHOUGH hurricane Sandy has slowed the Bahamas Telecommunications and Public Managers Union's efforts to have a senior official reinstated, Talbot Collie, president, says the options are being reviewed.

$10M SHARE OFFER ON OUT ISLAND TOUR

ARAWAK Port Development (APD) executives are taking the company's $10 million share offering to the Family Islands, it was confirmed yesterday. APD executives and placement advisors for the initial public offering (IPO) will begin a series of investor me

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Unions may delay action after meeting

INDUSTRIAL action could be delayed by the country’s unions, as sources revealed that BTC officials and Minister of Labour Shane Gibson held a meeting on Friday over the firing of union executive Elizabeth Thompson.

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$5,000 gospel recording contract up for grabs

The new season of 242 Untapped is bringing new hosts and a $5000 prize, as judges seek out the Bahamas’ next gospel recording superstar. Returning to judge is producer/coach Chris Roberts, international worship leader; recording artist Nadene Moss, singer/songwriter; Jonathan ‘Jonny’ Farrington and Vincent ‘V-Mac’ McDonald of Elevation Records, who wears several hats as host, director and creator of the show.

Four face off in 242Untapped finale

By Arthia Nixon

Abroad, but no need to be out of REACH

Abroad, but no need to be out of REACH A NEW non-partisan, apolitical group composed of Bahamians abroad and friends of the Bahamas has come together to represent the interests of Bahamians who live overseas. The Council for Concerned Bahamians Abroad (C

Abroad, but no need to be out of REACH

Abroad, but no need to be out of REACH A NEW non-partisan, apolitical group composed of Bahamians abroad and friends of the Bahamas has come together to represent the interests of Bahamians who live overseas. The Council for Concerned Bahamians Abroad (C

Abroad, but no need to be out of REACH

Abroad, but no need to be out of REACH A NEW non-partisan, apolitical group composed of Bahamians abroad and friends of the Bahamas has come together to represent the interests of Bahamians who live overseas. The Council for Concerned Bahamians Abroad (C

Abroad, but no need to be out of REACH

Abroad, but no need to be out of REACH A NEW non-partisan, apolitical group composed of Bahamians abroad and friends of the Bahamas has come together to represent the interests of Bahamians who live overseas. The Council for Concerned Bahamians Abroad (C

Abroad, but no need to be out of REACH

Abroad, but no need to be out of REACH A NEW non-partisan, apolitical group composed of Bahamians abroad and friends of the Bahamas has come together to represent the interests of Bahamians who live overseas. The Council for Concerned Bahamians Abroad (C

Bowling teams all set for the big lanes

OVER the next few weeks, bowling will be in the spotlight for the Bahamas with the island nation preparing for three teams to compete internationally. The first team, according to federation public relations officer Clayton Gardiner, begins their ‘a

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The search is on for the next gospel superstar

THE songs have been approved and the judges are ready to search for the next gospel superstar as 242Untapped gets ready to host auditions for season two.

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Bahamas Roadmasters Virtual 9th Bahamas Half Marathon/ 10k set for November 20-21

WHILE they wait on the restrictions to be lifted for mass gatherings at public outings, Bahamas Roadmasters is encouraging persons to come out and participate in their Cancer Treatment of America Virtual 9th Bahamas Half Marathon and 10 Kilometre race.

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Bahamas radio show takes to the air in Florida

THE Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation (BMOTA) has partnered with a Florida-based multimedia broadcast company to create, produce and broadcast a customised digital radio show.The 30-minute radio talk show Bahamas Travel will be produced by Alp

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Cancer victim’s Christmas wish is to come home to die

THE family of Monique Woods, a 43-year-old Bahamian left bedridden by cancer in a Chicago area hospital, is seeking the public’s assistance in raising $20,000 to airlift her back to Nassau, allowing her to die “at home surrounded by those she loves.”

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Power cuts hit radio stations

RADIO 100 JAMZ and Joy 101.9 went off the air early Thursday morning after a series of power cuts affected the antenna and transmission systems. Engineers were working all day yesterday and late into the night to repair the antenna and restore transmission as quickly as possible.

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Houston denies Thompson was fired over union role

BAHAMAS Telecommunications Company CEO Geoff Houston denied claims yesterday that the company fired former senior manager Elizabeth Thompson because she became a union official.

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BTC clarifies reasons for terminating manager

BAHAMAS Telecommunications Company has assured the public that it does not “disengage staff for trite or unjustifiable reasons” as it gave further details for the dismissal of a senior manager whose immediate reinstatement her union has demanded.

Of women and Shakespeare

Of women and Shakespeare By LARRY SMITH IT WAS not so long ago that women had few rights in western society. And even today, long after slavery was abolished in most of the world, many countries still treat women like chattel - a term that refers to mov

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Police warn of increase in counterfeit currency

POLICE have seen an increase in counterfeit Bahamian currency being distributed in communities, the most common being $20 and $50 notes.