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November 19, 2014
The lady pirates of the Caribbean

The legendary Anne Bonny and Mary Read hold a special place in the annals of piracy in the Bahamas. Sir Christopher Ondaatje recounts their extraordinary tales of disguise and daring

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November 24, 2014
Bowlers ready to make debut at CAC Games sailing gets underway, cycling ends

The Bahamas is set to make its bowling debut this week at the 22nd Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games in Veracruz, Mexico.
Although it will be the country's first time competing in bowling at the CAC Games, the team consists of 10 veteran bowlers, and that has bowling officials confident that they will have a good showing, and possibly come back with some medals. Bowling is set to begin on...

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December 10, 2014
Sir Garet & Lady Finlayson paid courtesy call on Dame Marguerite Pindly

Sir Garet and Lady Finlayson paid a courtesy call on Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling...

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January 09, 2015
Lady Joan Foulkes to serve as Patron of

Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre, Public Hospitals Authority, is proud to announce the acceptance of Lady Joan Foulkes to serve as Patron of the “Pearls and Gems” Committee....

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January 09, 2015
Lady Joan Foulkes to serve as Patron of Sandilands "Pearls and Gems" Committee

Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre, Public Hospitals Authority, is proud to announce the acceptance of Lady Joan Foulkes to serve as Patron of the “Pearls and Gems” Committee....

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Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga bring their 'Cheek To Cheek' Concert Tour to Atlantis to kick off summer
January 22, 2015
Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga bring their 'Cheek To Cheek' Concert Tour to Atlantis to kick off summer

World-class entertainers and multi-Grammy Award winning recording artists Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga will be performing an intimate concert at Atlantis on Saturday, June 13.

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February 18, 2015
Davis-Thompson: The lady who got it all started

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), the global governing body for athletics, has never awarded the first three versions of any major event to a single nation.

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April 08, 2015
Lady Truckers win NPWBA Championship

When Penial "Rat" Bain came on board with the Johnson's Lady Truckers two tears ago, he was given a mandate to get the club back to the "promised land". The Lady Truckers won four straight New Providence Women's Basketball Association (NPWBA) championships between 2006 and 2009, but had not advanced to the finals since, much less taste victory...

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April 17, 2015
Our Lady's Catholic Primary School transformed to special needs center

The government spent more than $2.2 million transforming the former Our Lady's Catholic Primary School into a special needs education center, Education Minister Jerome Fitzgerald said yesterday.

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April 22, 2015
Minister Dorsett Earth Day Challenge

HON. KENRED DORSETT, M.P.,

MINISTER OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND HOUSING

Keynote Address

Paul H. Farquharson Conference Centre
The Royal Bahamas Police Force Headquarters
22nd April, 2015
Nassau, Bahamas

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May 04, 2015
Women's 4x100m relay team just barely falls short

With one of the original "Golden Girls" back on the track on Bahamian soil for the first time in quite some time, The Bahamas' women's 4x100 meters (m) squad gave it a gallant effort last night in front of a jam packed Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium, but just barely came up short in its pursuit of a spot in the final and an automatic qualifying spot for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics...

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May 08, 2015
Plans set for ladies' 'Summer of Thunder'

In an effort to raise the awareness level of women's basketball in the country, The Bahamas Basketball Federation (BBF) is set to host the first edition of the women's "Summer of Thunder" basketball exhibition.

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Kaitlyn Francis, finalist in Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year, receives 13th Annual CIBC FirstCaribbean Scholarship
June 03, 2015
Kaitlyn Francis, finalist in Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year, receives 13th Annual CIBC FirstCaribbean Scholarship

Kaitlyn Francis, a 6th grade student from Central Abaco Primary School, has been named the recipient of the 13th annual CIBC FirstCaribbean sponsored scholarship award in the Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year Award (BPSSYA) program...

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July 05, 2015
Lady Panthers set to host independence tournament

With the start of the 2015 New Providence Volleyball Association (NPVA) season rapidly approaching, the Central Gas Lady Panthers Club is staying active. The club is scheduled to host its first Independence Volleyball Tournament to help local players get ready for the upcoming season.

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Tribute by Prime Minister Christie at the funeral service for Sir Albert Miller
August 31, 2015
Tribute by Prime Minister Christie at the funeral service for Sir Albert Miller

I begin by renewing my condolences, and the condolences of the Government and people of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, to Lady Miller and the entire family of the great Bahamian whose passing we mourn today, even as we celebrate his life; a life that was blessed with the gift of long years and marked by devoted service to his country, to his family...

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August 27, 2015
Ladies night

The women at New Birth Church make time for themselves with their ladies' night out events.

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September 17, 2015
BGF Central Ladies' Division - teeing off for par excellence

For many decades, in the minds of many, notable performances and/or contributions by female golfers from The Bahamas have been overshadowed by the talents and achievement of their male counterparts, dubbed the "magnificent young lions". For equally as long however, there have been numerous female golfers representing The Bahamas in outstanding fashion, both at the junior and senior levels.

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Lady Truckers rout the Black Scorpions
September 21, 2015
Lady Truckers rout the Black Scorpions

The Johnson's Lady Truckers continued their push to secure the league's pennant in the women's division of the New Providence Softball Association (NPSA)

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September 30, 2015
World Learning and USAID's US$5.8 Million Grant Positively Impacts HIV/AIDS Program for NGOs in Jamaica and The Bahamas

Fourteen NGOs in The Bahamas and Jamaica were recipients of a US$5.8 million, 5-year (Five years in JA, 3 years in Bahamas) Grant from World Learning (WL) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) for educational programs

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October 23, 2015
Lady Stingers, Truckers take 2-1 leads

The Lady Stingers scored 10 times in the top of the seventh inning, and Marvin "Tougie" Wood belted a grand slam home-run in the top of the sixth, to lead their respective teams to 2-1 leads in their New Providence Softball Association (NPSA) best-of-five championship series on Thursday night.

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Lady Truckers force a decisive game five in the NPSA
October 26, 2015
Lady Truckers force a decisive game five in the NPSA

The New Providence Softball Association (NPSA) women's championship will go to a fifth and decisive game.

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October 27, 2015
Lady Swingers take down the Lady Truckers

The game of softball is made up of hits, runs and errors, and when it mattered the most last night, it was the latter which caused the unraveling of the Johnson's Lady Truckers.

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Everything in Place for BSF Nationals
October 28, 2015
Everything in Place for BSF Nationals

The 43rd annual Bahamas Softball Federation's (BSF) National Round-Robin Tournament is now just a day away, and organizers are full of excitement as they anticipate what is expected to be one of the most competitive and thrilling national tournaments of all time.

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October 29, 2015
Lady anglers in battle for top trophy in Wahoo Smackdown Tournament

Among the dozens of seasoned anglers heading out for some wahoo action next month will be three ladies to prove that women winning a popular Bahamas fishing tournament is far from being "nearly impossible".

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November 10, 2015
Camperdown Plant Ladies hosting plant sale

Just ask the Camperdown Plant Ladies. They know all about how to be patient. Taking a seed or seedling through to its maturity can be an arduous task.

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November 30, 2015
Lady Truckers, Operators pick up wins as NPWBA season gets underway

The New Providence Women's Basketball Association (NPWBA) got its regular season underway over the weekend at the D.W. Davis Gymnasium with a double-header, highlighted by a grudge match between last year's championship opponents, the Johnson's Lady Truckers and the Super Value Cybot Queens.

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