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December 23, 2011
Olympic ticket sales off to a good start

President of the Bahamas Olympic Committee (BOC) Wellington Miller is pleased with how fast the tickets, being sold in The Bahamas, for next year's Olympic Games are moving.Miller said more than 60 percent of the tickets are sold, and he is expecting an increase in sales next year as the games approach. Miller and members of his executive board hosted representatives from Cartan Tours, the officia...

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November 03, 2010
IMF/World Bank group has new chairman

Prime Minister Hubert A. Ingraham of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas was recently elected to the post of chairman of the IMF/World Bank Board of Governors this October. Congratulations are in order.
All Bahamians and Caribbean people should hail this achievement in our region's history. His supporters should be as pleased as punch.
His detractors are probably saying to themselves, "Dear God!" Then...

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April 04, 2011
Laing's Feeble Attempt to Control Potential Damage of Public Notice

Dear Editor,

The
ineptness of the team responsible for collecting and managing the
finances of The Bahamas government was quite evident in Minister of
State for Finance Zhivargo Laing's feeble attempt to "clarify" a notice
published in The PUNCH newspaper on Monday, March 28.

Clearly,
this was an effort by Laing to control the potential damage that an
article published by Bahamas Press (BP) coul...

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July 01, 2011
Punch publisher appears in court

By NATARIO McKENZIE

Tribune Staff Reporter

nmckenzie@tribunemedia.net

PUNCH editor and publisher Ivan Johnson and two women were granted $7,000 bail yesterday after being arraigned in a Magistrate's Court charged with making a false declaration.

According to police reports, Johnson was arrested just after 5pm in the pre-clearance section of Sir Lynden Pindling International Airport on Monday....

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Bahamians Observe Independence At Canada's Famous Hotel
July 21, 2010
Bahamians Observe Independence At Canada's Famous Hotel

On July 10th scores of Bahamians who reside in Canada gathered at Toronto’s famous Westin Hotel overlooking Lake Ontario to celebrate The Bahamas 37th anniversary of Independence. In a convention room and terrace giving views of Ontario’s largest inland body of water with sailboats bobbing in the background memories of The Bahamas were reflected in the venues décor.

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January 07, 2014
Domestic violence can take many forms

Domestic violence, also known as domestic abuse, spousal abuse, battering, family violence, dating abuse, and intimate partner violence (IPV), is a pattern of behavior which involves the abuse by one partner against another in an intimate relationship. This can include marriage, cohabitation, dating or within the family. Domestic violence can take many forms, including physical aggression or assau...

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September 30, 2014
UFC 178 September 27, 2014

After a long summer's break, it is great to be back in the swing of things, and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) hit the ground running this fall season with UFC 178 last Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.
The fight card was in significant peril four weeks ago when the heavily anticipated featured fight between light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones and D...

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November 09, 2010
The show must go on

Former Bahamian boxing champion, now turn head coach, Ray Minus Jr. is advising all boxers on the amateur level to 'hit the punching bags,' so that they can be ready for the hosting of the annual?Ray Minus Sr. Boxing Show.
Boxers will have about four weeks to train for the show, which is being held in the third week of December. Minus Jr. said he is expecting a large crowd, the same that was on h...

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May 09, 2014
Politicians make strange bedfellows

After reading The Punch's May 8 headline story of Progressive Liberal Party MP for Fort Charlotte Dr. Andre Rollins and four other MPs allegedly being in secret talks with Democratic National Alliance (DNA) officials with the view of joining that party, the saying that politicians make strange bedfellows crossed my mind.
In addition to Rollins, the front page article said two PLP MPs and two Free ...

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August 09, 2010
Boxing club stages another Power Punch Invitational

CHAMPION Amateur Boxing Club staged another Power Punch Invitational at Wulff Road Boxing Club on Saturday.

Ray Minus Jr, president and coach of the club, said they will continue the competition until August 14 when they are slated to host the Simpson Penn Boxing Club.

Among those present for Saturday's show were Wellington Miller, president of the Amateur Boxing Federation of the Bahamas and Ge...

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