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Jones over Hield as top GB sports achiever of 2019
Jones over Hield as top GB sports achiever of 2019

January 06, 2020

It’s none other than the uniquely-talented female basketball player Jonquel Jones. Previously, annual sports achievement awards had been given out, mostly, and full support goes to Shaunae Miller-Uibo, Steven Gardiner, Tynia Gaither, Chavano “Buddy” Hield, Anthaya Charlton and such...

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Airline's Mistake Led To Us Flights Lockout
Airline's Mistake Led To Us Flights Lockout

January 06, 2020

TOURISM and Aviation Minister Dionisio D'Aguilar said Bahamasair "made a mistake" not acquiring the technology necessary for entry into the United States ahead of a January 1, 2020 deadline.

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PM's brother in assault summons
PM's brother in assault summons

January 06, 2020

CYRIL "Boxer" Minnis, the brother of Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis, has been summonsed to appear in Magistrate's Court with a woman with whom he had a recent argument...

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Ferguson told - your days are numbered
Ferguson told - your days are numbered

January 06, 2020

NATIONAL Security Minister Marvin Dames yesterday said Commissioner of Police Anthony Ferguson should by now have identified a successor, as he said the police chief is "nearing the end of his reign" over the Royal Bahamas Police Force...

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Police find body and boat 18-20 miles off Morgan's Bluff

January 03, 2020

Police from Andros found the body of a man and a 19-foot Mako Boat, approximately 18-20 miles off Morgan's Bluff on Friday.

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CBC Supports Junkanoo Enthusiast Gerald Lotmore for Annual Junkanoo Parades

January 03, 2020

Many who have experienced the exhilarating jolt of rushing in a Junkanoo parade have often come back year after year, to relive the unique, immersive, and pulsating sensory stimulation of the vibrant colors, light catching tricks, booming instruments, and the adrenaline surge that is “SHOWTIME!” on Rawson Square. Gerald Lotmore, like many others, has been a Junkanoo enthusiast for nearly his entire life, and is still genuinely excited by the mere thought of making his way down Bay Street. He has participated as a D Division entrant for over a decade and spends much of his time painstakingly designing and creating his Junkanoo pieces. During the 2019 Boxing Day parade, his hard work paid off with a first place finish. And, during the New Year’s Day Junkanoo Parade, he also took home an impressive second place finish for his ode to the Bahamian islands...

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Esso Faith Avenue Wins Coca-Cola Store Display Contest!

January 03, 2020

The holiday season has come to a close, but the Caribbean Bottling Company and Coca-Cola are still in the giving spirit! During the month of December, Esso Service Stations around New Providence created original Coca-Cola themed Christmas displays for the chance to win cash prizes and bragging rights...

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96 Killed In 2019 As Murder Count Increases By Five Percent
96 Killed In 2019 As Murder Count Increases By Five Percent

January 03, 2020

THE country's murder count in 2019 was pushed to 96, according to The Tribune's records, a 5.5 percent increase over 2018's 91 killings...

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Politicians and police commissioner share their new year's resolutions

January 03, 2020

Politicians and police commissioner share their new year’s resolutions...

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The master prepares to dance

January 03, 2020

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater member Courtney Celeste Spears has taught master classes all around the world, and now she’s bringing that level of her mastery of the dance art form to The Bahamas with a one-day Master Class series. Spears will host a one-day modern/contemporary class followed by choreography...

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'Joy of Christmas' to debut at Dundas: musical showcases talented teens

January 03, 2020

The school teacher turned playwright/theater director, Shuree Munnings (center, foreground), with the cast of "Joy of Christmas"...

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Police Studying New Beating Video
Police ‘Studying’ New Beating Video

January 03, 2020

COMMISSIONER of Police Anthony Ferguson has said the Royal Bahamas Police Force is investigating the actions of officers seen clubbing civilians with nightsticks during a recent Junkanoo parade...

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Victim died just 11 days after his baby born
Victim died just 11 days after his baby born

January 03, 2020

MARCO Meadows will never get the chance to see his 11-day-old baby grow up...

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On Hold - 70m Dubious Deals: List Of Health Projects Put In Place By Plp Remain Under Review
On Hold - $70m ‘Dubious’ Deals: List Of Health Projects Put In Place By Plp Remain Under Review

January 03, 2020

THE Ministry of Health is still assessing what to do with some $70m worth of "dubious" contracts the Christie administration left in place, Health Minister Dr Duane Sands said yesterday...

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Joy of Christmas Debuts at Dundas. Musical Showcases Talented Teens

January 02, 2020

The holidays might have come and gone but for those wanting to hold on to the Yuletide season for just a little while longer, The Joy of Christmas, a new musical is set to debut at the Dundas Theatre for Performing Arts Saturday, featuring a talented crop of fresh faces in a kaleidoscope of music, drama and dance.

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Saxons Swept 2020 New Year's Parade

January 02, 2020

Shell Saxons Superstars swept the 2020 New Year's Junkanoo Parade, winning 'best' in the major categories.

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SBDC secures funding for childrens mobile ride rental company
SBDC secures funding for children’s mobile ride rental company

January 02, 2020

More Play Entertainment successfully obtained 69,000 dollars in investment capital through the Access Accelerator, Small Business Development Centre (SBDC)...

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GBPA and Mercy Corps Partnership Provides First Grants to the Pilot Cohort of RISE

January 02, 2020

The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) and Mercy Corps International (MC) awarded a number of grants valued at over $40,000 to local businesses to assist with their business recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian...

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My Honour's Deserved - And Long Overdue
My Honour's Deserved - And Long Overdue

January 02, 2020

BUSINESSMAN and former Olympian Godfrey Kelly, 91, yesterday defended his knighthood saying he expected the award "earlier" and views it as government making "amends" for neglecting to recommend it after his decades of contributions to the country...

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Night Of The Saxons
Night Of The Saxons

January 02, 2020

THE 2020 New Year's Day parade ended with an overwhelming victorious win for the Saxons Superstars, who captured the unofficial winner title with an indigenous "Bahamian or Nuttin, Dis We Tings" theme.

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