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February 17, 2012
Boxing seminar set for Saturday

This coming Saturday at Mario's Bowling and Family Entertainment Palace, the Bahamas Boxing Commission will stage a seminar that will focus on the medical and officiating aspects of the sport.
The seminar comes at a time when the professional boxing scene is showing signs of vibrancy. A boxing show which was organized by the Major Promotions and Entertainment group did not draw a huge crowd earlie...

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August 06, 2011
Nassau Stadium's boxing show now slated for August 13

The uncertain weather conditions because of Tropical Storm Emily has caused promoter Charlie Major Jr. to postpone his show at the Nassau Stadium to Saturday, August 13.
"We were really geared for this Saturday. Meacher Major, Ryan McKenzie and Jerome Ellis, the local headliners, plus those coming in to be their opponents were ready and set but the weather has not worked in our favor. The weather ...

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Boxing Day Junkanoo Parade 60 percent sold out
December 21, 2011
Boxing Day Junkanoo Parade 60 percent sold out

With 60 percent of the tickets for the Boxing Day Junkanoo Parade already sold, Chairman of the Junkanoo Committee Silbert Ferguson said he expects the event to be sold out.

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May 03, 2012
Boxers in Brazil at final qualifier

The chances of earning qualifying spots in this year's Olympic Games are not great, but that's not stopping the country's two top amateur boxers from stepping into the ring and giving it a shot.
Valentino Knowles and Carl Hield are off to the International Boxing Association (AIBA) qualifier today. This is the final qualifying shot boxers from this region will have, if they wish to compete in the ...

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Remarks by Rt. Hon. Hubert A. Ingraham Prime Minister At the Presentation of Junkanoo Pieces
October 28, 2010
Remarks by Rt. Hon. Hubert A. Ingraham Prime Minister At the Presentation of Junkanoo Pieces

Remarks by Rt. Hon. Hubert A. Ingraham Prime Minister At the Presentation of Junkanoo Pieces to Chinese National Museum of Fine Arts Beijing, China

I am happy for the opportunity to visit The China National Museum of Fine Arts here in the lovely capital city of Beijing. I have been especially impressed by the magnificent collections and masterpieces of modern and contemporary works by your tale...

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December 10, 2011
Major Launches Promotion Group

Stepping into the ring to deliver the knockout blow is not enough for Bahamian lightweight champion Meacher 'Major Pain' Major, who wants to see the sport of boxing in the country grow.

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March 17, 2011
Private Post Offices Boxes Past Due

Nassau, Bahamas - Acting
Postmaster General Leslie Cartwright wishes to remind the public that
rental fees for Private Post Offices Boxes are past due and should have
been paid on or before 31st January, 2011.

Persons who rent post office boxes
are advised that during the period 1st February, 2011 to 31st March,
2011, they may be allowed to retain their box(es) only after payment of
a penalty cha...

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Williams' Unfortunate Boxing Predicament
December 07, 2011
Williams' Unfortunate Boxing Predicament

This past January, Sherman "Tank" Williams had his finest moment in the ring.  A boxer for most of his life, Williams left a rather successful amateur career and opted to turn professional in 1997.

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November 26, 2011
Mackey planning boxing comeback

Jermain Mackey is seeking a return to boxing prominence. Not too long ago, he was the best super middleweight in the entire Commonwealth of Nations and a highly regarded fighter throughout the world. 
Three years ago, in May of 2009, when he stopped Emiliano Cavetano at the Kendal G.L. Isaacs Gym for his 18th win against just two losses, Mackey was sitting high as a triple champion. He was th...

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November 16, 2011
5.3M Solomon's 'Breaks Out Of Box'

The new $5.3 million Solomon's Fresh Market, an anchor for the Old Bay Bay Town Centre development, is scheduled to open in a matter of days.

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