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News Article

December 11, 2010
Young father writes book on responsible fatherhood

Yet another Bahamian has "put pen to paper" and produced an interesting book! He is none other than Andrew K. Coakley, Bahamian journalist, serving in an editorial capacity at one of our newspapers. And the title of his contribution to the rapidly growing store of Bahamian literature is "My Son, Listen To My Words and Live."
This 140-odd page book is written in a simple, direct style, which is en...

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June 21, 2012
Palacious: Fatherhood is a gift of responsibility

Fatherhood is a precious gift God gave His people. To be presented with the responsibility of another's life and well-being is a feat to take seriously from the moment one takes up this title. If more men took their role seriously and provided for their children as they should, the country would be in a better state. And getting men to see how essential it is to get back to the basics of praying, ...

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May 02, 2013
Mount Tabor celebrates fatherhood

Nassau, Bahamas

- In
conjunction with the 40th Independence Celebration Committee, Bishop
Neil Ellis, Sr. pastor of Mount Tabor Full Gospel Baptist church
announced that Mount Tabor will recognize and highlight 40 distinguished
men "who stand out in their role as fathers and who have made stellar
contributions to the ongoing development of our nation."

This announcement was made at a press ...

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July 27, 2013
Proper fatherhood

Dear Editor,

"Absentee fathers can be blamed for crime" as a front page story of July 1 states, but we are going to have to step back and look at causes - especially if the statement is attributed to a person who has a particular political bias.
We have to step back to the issue of collective responsibility and how it has been downplayed over the past five decades by our political leaders. Somet...

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June 23, 2015
Fathers and champions

The celebration of fatherhood and the honoring of the fathers in our country was again on full display this year as we commemorated Fathers Day in The Bahamas on Sunday, June 21, 2015. It is worth noting that Fathers Day was inaugurated in the United States in the early 20th century to complement Mothers Day. It was encouraging to see several families in churches and gatherings with the sole objec...

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June 28, 2010
New law recognizes children born out of wedlock

Bahamian men can now be taken to court to prove the parentage of children born out of wedlock, based on new regulations that came on stream with the Child Protection Act in 2009.

The law could be of major use to children born out of wedlock if they knew their rights, according to Utah Taylor, founder of Find Your Parents Foundation, and host of Controversy TV.

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BIFF Film Series Presents
BIFF Film Series Presents

Wednesday 6th October 2010  7:30 PM

The Bahamas International Film Festival continues its film series with the movies, "Libermans in the Sky" and "Baghdad Texas". Viewers must be 18 years and older.

"Libermans in the Sky" - 18mins
An offbeat comedic journey through fatherhood, waterbeds and Cabalistic folklore. It is the story of Alan Lieberman, a beleaguered waterbedsalesman, on the worst day of his life.

"Baghdad Texas" - 9...


Event
Father's Day

Sunday 17th June 2012

Father's Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society.

History of Father's Day courtesy of Wikipedia

Father's Day is a celebration of fathers inaugurated in the early twentieth century to complement Mother's Day in celebrating fatherhood and male parenting.

After the success obtained by Anna Jarvis with the pro...


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Much-loved Tribune staff member dies after stroke
February 02, 2011
Much-loved Tribune staff member dies after stroke

Marcquel Bethel, 39, a much-loved member of The Tribune's sales department, died early Monday after suffering a stroke.

Despite the many medical challenges he faced, Marcquel was an eternal optimist, always affable and eager for what the future would bring.

It is hard to forget the unbridled joy he had at the birth of his son Dylan. He made fatherhood seem like the best thing in the world an...

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