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CARIFTA TV payment cut in half on contract breach

An upfront $50,000 cash payment related to broadcasting rights for last year’s 50th CARIFTA track and field championships was cut by 50 percent after organisers breached the contract.

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Environmentalists honour Earth Day by planting 150 mangrove seedlings in GB

MANGROVE seedlings were planted just off Dover Sound in observation of Earth Day yesterday.

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Diversity Programme prevents youth detentions on sexuality

THE Ministry of Social Services introduced a diversity programme that is helping to prevent gay youth from being sent to juvenile detention centres because of their sexuality, according to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex advocate Alexus D'Marco.

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10 years of an undersea kingdom

THE Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation (BREEF) is celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Sir Nicholas Nuttall Coral Reef Sculpture Garden and Coral Nursery (CRSG) - a testament to a decade of unwavering commitment to marine conservation and environmental stewardship.

Discount Distributors Rockets one win away from NPBA title

GAME four of the New Providence Basketball Association (NPBA) Division I Finals will be a crucial one for both the Commonwealth Bank Giants and Discount Distributors Rockets.

Resort proprietor targets 60 jobs in two-hotel expansion

A Bahamian resort entrepreneur is aiming to double his total workforce by 60 jobs through the launch of two new boutique properties by year-end 2026.

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Minister ‘agenda’ against Murphy

RETIRED commissioner of the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services Charles Murphy claimed in court yesterday that National Security Minister Wayne Munroe had a personal agenda against him and failed to adequately explain why he sent him on administrative leave after the 2021 general election.

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FACE TO FACE: Founder of NABHOOD awarded President’s Lifetime Achievement Award for his service

ELEUTHERA-born American hotel industry influencer Dr Andy Ingraham has received the President’s Lifetime Achievement award from the President of the United States, President Joseph Biden.

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PETER YOUNG: Middle East is as dangerous as ever while Iran and Israel conflict remains

HISTORIANS of the future may well wonder how the current Israel-Gaza war suddenly blew up without warning and how quickly things can change, at least in the short-term.

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DPM: Bahamians will gain Royal Caribbean PI shares

The deputy prime minister yesterday clarified that, while details are still being worked out, the Government plans to offer equity ownership in Royal Caribbean’s Paradise Island project to Bahamian investors.

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Steven Gardiner ‘just glad to be back’

BAHAMAS men’s national 400 metres record holder Steven Gardiner said he’s glad to be back, but he’s hoping that he can stay “injury free” as he looks forward to a fun-filled season in preparation to defend his title at the Olympic Games in August.