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German man dead at work site in ‘suicide’

JUST two days following the tragic death of 41-year-old Anthony Tilme from suspected suicide, a 51-year-old German was found dead by alleged suicide at a condo construction site on West Bay Street.

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The Metaverse

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FACEBOOK recently changed its corporate name to Meta. This is a move that is more than just an attempt to deal with the brand erosion suffered over the last few years, as the controversy surrounding the social network increased due to hard targeting of users and accusations that its algorithms contribute to the polarisation of society through the dissemination of radical views and false information. The choice of name, Meta, hints at the future envisaged by Mark Zuckerberg for the company.

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Young scientists at work

PAPIER mache, picture books, cardboard televisions, brochures, posters and 3-D models are all ways in which students of Uriah McPhee Primary School depicted their assignments for a Science Literacy Exhibition.

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Web 3.0

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“$500?” chuckled former Microsoft boss, Steve Ballmer, after Apple chief Steve Jobs introduced the first iPhone in 2007. “This is the most expensive phone in the world. And it doesn’t appeal to business users at all because it doesn’t have a keyboard.”

Electrical retailer in zoning clash with major developer

A major New Providence developer is objecting to an electrical retailer’s bid to rezone five acres it owns near Lyford Cay to commercial, which it argues will aid the property’s sale and fetch a higher purchase price.

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You could save a life - be on watch for suicide risk

AFTER two suspected suicides in two days, health officials are calling for the public to be on the look out for the signs of suicidal behaviour in an effort to prevent future incidents.

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Commission announced to review High School Diploma

EDUCATION officials announced yesterday the formation of a commission that will review the Bahamas High School Diploma.

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Ayton scores 14 in win: Suns 1st team to 20 victories

PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Paul had 21 points and 10 assists, Jae Crowder added a season-high 19 points and the Phoenix Suns held off the San Antonio Spurs for a 108- 104 win last night.

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Man accused of sex with underage girls

A 41-year-old man was charged in the Magistrate’s Court yesterday with unlawful sexual intercourse with two 15-year-old girls.

History of our nation

On December 19, 1962 a very significant international event occurred within the gates of Lyford Cay. President John F Kennedy - UK Prime Minister Macmillan and Canadian PM John Diefenbaker met and resulting from this meeting NATO's military position to the “cold war was established“.

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Mammogram programme given $25k donation

THE Mammogram Access Programme received a $25,000 donation yesterday from Jarol Investment Ltd to assist with the purchase of a mammogram machine.

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National high school golf champions are crowned

After a rain delay on Friday, the Bahamas Golf Federation finally got a chance to complete its National High School Golf Championships yesterday at the BGF’s Driving Range.

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Woman ‘stabbed boyfriend in eye’

A WOMAN was remanded to prison yesterday after she was charged with stabbing her boyfriend in his right eye.

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Big data is big business

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A lot of investors call data the new oil or gold. But they are wrong, since data nowadays is much more valuable to all companies as it is almost irreplaceable.

Letting go...the hair edition

AS the famed French fashioned designer Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel once stated, “A woman who cuts her hair is about to change her life.”

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Ayton cans 16 to help his Suns top Rockets

PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker scored 27 points, Deandre Ayton contributed 16, and Landry Shamet added 19 off the bench and the Phoenix Suns pulled away late to beat the Houston Rockets 123-111 last night.

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Not guilty plea to marijuana possession

A MAN was arraigned on Friday accused of marijuana possession.

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$2,000 bail over threats

A MAN was granted $2,000 bail in Magistrate’s Court yesterday for issuing threats of harm.

Gladstone Road to be four lanes by end-2024

Gladstone Road will be transformed into a four-lane highway over its entire length - from Carmichael Road to John F Kennedy (JFK) Drive - by end-2024, it was revealed last night.

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Nine more COVID deaths

NINE more COVID-19 deaths have been recorded, pushing the nation’s virus death toll to 786.