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FRONT PORCH: A fitting memorial for the Jubilee?

BUILDINGS and monuments are more than physical structures. They may also serve as memorials, as extensions of the soul, as commemorative landscapes recalling certain events and histories, summoning new generations to inscribe their stories on a living tradition or history.

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Bahamas Waste celebrates nine-year partnership with Nassau Rowing Club

BAHAMAS Waste continues to celebrate its nine-year partnership with Nassau Rowing Club, through a renewed commitment to ensuring the organisation’s sanitation needs are met year-round.

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ALICIA WALLACE: Who is a woman?

SATURDAY, November 25, International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (IDEVAW), marked the beginning of the Global 16 Days Campaign, also known as 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence.

Abaco hurricane shelter progress inspected by govt and dignitaries

SHRI R. Masakui, High Commissioner for India to Jamaica, The Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Turks and Caicos Islands, and the British Virgin Island inspected a hurricane shelter under construction in Abaco.

Minister backs constituents on propane plant opposition

A Cabinet minister yesterday joined Baillou Hills Estates residents in voicing opposition to the development of a $1.3m “state-of-the-art” propane gas plant off Tonique Williams Highway.

IMF: ‘Deeper effort’ on digital asset regulation

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) last night urged The Bahamas to undertake “deeper efforts” to regulate digital assets firms by providing more resources to inspect their operations.

Sixth Best of the Best Regatta in Montagu Bay this weekend

WITH sailing now officially declared the national sport of The Bahamas, the hype has intensified as the skippers and their crew get their boats ready to compete in the sixth Best of the Best Sloop Sailing Regatta in Montagu Bay this weekend.

Probe launched into mangrove destruction

ACTING press secretary Keishla Adderley said an investigation is underway after more than 200,000 square feet of mangroves in the Adelaide Village area were destroyed.

Marinas: ‘Nothing’ heard on new online fee portal

Marina operators yesterday disclosed they have heard “nothing” about the online charter fee portal that was supposed to be created via a controversial $3.355m contract award.

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FRONT PORCH: Where is the public monument for the 50th anniversary?

PUBLIC monuments play an essential role in the commemoration and celebration of significant national achievements, events and heroes. They are like visual storybooks crafted from granite, marble, bronze and various other stone and metal.

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Liquidators control 30% of FTX Bahamas cash

FTX’s Bahamian liquidators have to-date gained control of just 30 percent of the local subsidiary’s $255.2m cash assets despite locating fresh recoveries in Switzerland.

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Maritime contracts signed ‘maliciously’

A senior civil servant is alleging that two controversial multi-million dollar maritime contracts were executed “negligently, unlawfully and maliciously” in contravention of public service rules.

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Battle 4 Atlantis men: Tar Heels to face Wildcats In Semifinals today

THE 12th Battle 4 Atlantis men’s tournament got off to a hot start for the Villanova Wildcats and North Carolina Tar Heels yesterday at the Imperial Arena, Paradise Island.

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PLP candidate Kingsley Smith wins West Grand Bahama and Bimini by-election

ROUND UP: PLP candidate Kingsley Smith has won the West Grand Bahama and Bimini by-election. In the unofficial vote total, Mr Smith finished with 2,150 ahead of the FNM's Bishop Ricardo Grant with 1,276, Coalition of Independents leader Lincoln Bain with 307, DaQuan Swain, Independent, with 28 and Terneille Burrows, Independent, with four. Don't miss Thursday's Tribune with all the news and reaction from the day's events.

Melia site set for $500m outlay on 600-room hotel

The Prime Minister yesterday revealed that Baha Mar’s owner plans to invest up to $500m in developing a new 600-room resort on the site of the old Melia Nassau Beach hotel.

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Baha Mar Hoops takes centre stage

THE 2023 Baha Mar Hoops Pink Flamingo Championships for 10 NCAA division one collegiate women’s teams got started yesterday at the Baha Mar Convention Center with the Georgia Bulldogs, Ohio State Buckeyes and Florida Gators all producing early victories.

Restaurant entrepreneur targeting six franchisees

A Bahamian entrepreneur yesterday said he is seeking up to six franchisees at $150,000 apiece to expand his restaurant brand throughout this nation.

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Witness accused of wrong calculations in Gibson trial case

A SENIOR manager of the Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC) denied a defence attorney’s suggestion yesterday that she made the wrong calculations when estimating the cost of painting WSC tanks.

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OLE MISS REBELS ADVANCE TO FINALS: Pull off nine-point comeback victory against Wildcats at Battle 4 Atlantis

The University of Mississippi Ole Miss Rebels are headed to their first Battle 4 Atlantis finals after completing a 9-point comeback victory against the University of Arizona Wildcats at the Imperial Arena, Paradise Island, in the Bad Boy Mowers Battle 4 Atlantis women’s semifinals yesterday.

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Saintus, Lightbourn victorious in Bahamas Half Marathon

CHRISTOPHER Saintus and Yunelis Lightbourn celebrated their second victories in the Bahamas Roadrunners’ Bahamas Half Marathon yesterday.