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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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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.

Bahamas AIDS Foundation establishes safe, supervised study centre for kids

The Bahamas AIDS Foundation has received permission from the Competent Authority to assist a small number of primary school-aged children to access and benefit from the Ministry of Education’s virtual learning platform in a safe and supervised space.

Red Cross seeks volunteers

THE Bahamas Red Cross Society is looking to increase its volunteer intake across the country to assist in its work to provide relief and assistance to those in need and during times of disaster.

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Henfield Basketball Shooting Academy takes it to ‘The Lab’

IT’S called “The Lab,” where coach and mentor Marvin Hen eld has created his home for the Marvin Hen eld Basketball Shooting Academy for basketball players who have been marginalised because of their shooting abilities.

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WORLD VIEW: Venezuela talks – mountain went forth and produced a mouse

IT was predictable that, in an attempt to show they are capable of collaboration, the rival political groups in Venezuela would pick their spurious claim to two-thirds of Guyana’s territory as a show of unity.

Galleria targets Friday re-open

Galleria Cinemas is targeting this Friday for its re-opening after an 11-month COVID-19 enforced shutdown even though it is still awaiting the formal go-ahead from the Government.

Pub owner: Capacity curb more harmful than curfew

A pub and restaurant owner says capacity restrictions rather than the 10pm curfew are more damaging to his business, adding that a few extra evening hours will do little to improve trade.

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‘You risk career taking public board job’

The National Sports Authority's (NSA) ex-chairman has warned "you risk your career to serve your country" when sitting on Boards at government-owned agencies.

Atlantis employee: I was 'targeted' for termination

A former hotel union presidential candidate yesterday alleged he was "singled out and targeted" for termination by Atlantis just one day after the resort re-opened to much jubilation and fanfare.

Liquor sales 'slower than normal' post-Christmas

Liquor retailers yesterday said January sales to-date have been "much slower than normal" even though many traditionally see a drop-off post-Christmas.

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A new entertainment network for the ‘new normal’

EWURABENA Appiah has been a freelance writer and media professional for more than a decade.

Eleuthera rebound ready after firms 'caught hell'

Eleuthera's private sector “caught hell” but is ready to move beyond weekend lockdowns and tight curfews after the Prime Minister announced an easing to the island's COVID-19 restrictions.

‘Rise Bahamas, Rise!’

Attached is a poem written by me in April 1999, which I submit for publication in memory of our little darling Bella and the call to our national compassion and action: “Rise Bahamas, Rise!”

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'They'll do anything to harm my name' – Ex-Sky chief hits out at airline's former financier

Sky Bahamas' former principal says efforts by the airline's main financier to discredit him by instigating police probes in The Bahamas and US "shows the lengths they will go to damage my name".

Entertainment destinations ‘hold firm’ on opening wait

Entertainment destinations yesterday said they are "holding firm" as they negotiate COVID-19 protocols with the Ministry of Health in a bid to re-open ten months after the COVID-19 pandemic started.

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Fighting fear of entrepreneurship: Bahamian businesswoman in California gives advice

WITH so many people out of work due to the pandemic and few jobs to come by, entrepreneurship is being seen as the way out of the economic ditch. Even those currently employed believe having their own venture to supplement the income they do have is necessary.

Bahamian moms dream of summer vacations

Summer has arrived with a bang and has brought with it rising temperatures and the desire to dream of vacations to faraway exotic lands (especially since 2020’s ‘Hot Girl Summer’ never materialised because of that virus we won’t name).

Rental assistance

Navigating one's way through the sweltering heat of hardship is no easy undertaking. An unduly harsh economic climate, reduced work hours and the myriad of uncertainty that surrounds and assails the poor and marginalised in this country can be daunting.

'Greater confidence' if PM said COVID easing stays

Exuma's Chamber of Commerce president last night argued the Prime Minister would have created "an even greater confidence boost" if he had said the latest travel easing would stay through year-end.