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The Bahamas men's national basketball team lost the final game of the Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) Championship by two points (91-89) over the weekend at the Kendal G.L. Isaacs National Gymnasium and had to settle for the silver medal.
It is well though. The big picture is that following decades of erratic performances on the regional scene, officially the country can now claim to b...
ABACO, Bahamas - Tara Sawyer-Moss returned home from college with an outlook that many may not perceive until later on in life.†
Attorneys for four alleged drugs dealers yesterday insisted that there was not enough evidence to support the men's extradition to Florida.
Trevor Roberts, Devroy Moss, Gordon Newbold and Sheldon Moore are among seven men the government of the United States has accused of drug crimes.
Yesterday, Murrio Ducille, who appears for Newbold and Moore, challenged the integrity of the wiretap evidence tha...
Funeral Service for Hendrix John Johnson affectionately called "Ferlie", age 30 of Harbour Island, who died August 10th at the Princess Margaret Hospital will be held on Saturday, 2:00 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church, Harbour Island. Father Henry Osuagwu will officiate and interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery Harbour Island.
Idell Humes, 83, Antiqua Street, Golden Gates II and formerly of Mt. Thompson, Exuma, died on Saturday August 13, 2011.
Sons- Kevin & Sterling Francis and Wendell "Guts" Francis; Daughters - Yvonne Campbell, Valderine Winters, Brenda Sawyer, Diane Fernander, and Karen Francis; 19 - Grand Children, 14-Great Grand Children, Three Sisters, 1 Brother-In-Laws: Alice Francis, Earnest Winters, Dennis Ca...
Memorial Service for Thelma Elizabeth Campbell-Ford, 80, of New York, U.S.A, formerly of Ballís Alley, the Eastern District of Nassau, will be held on Friday August 19th, 2011 at 10:00a.m.at St. Bedeís Roman Catholic Church, Sutton Street. Officiating will be Fr. Glen Nixon. Interment will follow in the Western Cemetery, Nassau Street.
Precious memories will forever linger in the hearts of her ...
Memorial Service for Thelma Elizabeth Campbell-Ford, 80, of New York, U.S.A, formerly of Ball’s Alley, the Eastern District of Nassau, will be held on Friday August 19th, 2011 at 10:00a.m.at St. Bede’s Roman Catholic Church, Sutton Street. Officiating will be Fr. Glen Nixon. Interment will follow in the Western Cemetery, Nassau Street.
Precious memories will forever linger in the heart...
By NEIL HARTNELL
Tribune Business Editor
CITY MARKETS has "pulled back" from negotiations to sell its Eight Mile Rock store to Sawyer's Fresh Market owner, Sandy Sawyer, telling Tribune Business that two rival buyers had made "a very strong" entrance into the fray.
Mark Finlayson, principal of City Markets' 78 per cent majority shareholder, Trans-Island Traders, confirmed to this newspaper that...
Funeral Service for Daquin Antonio Bastian age 29 affectionately called "Chef"
Of Albury Street Chippingham, who died August 11th at the Princess Margaret Hospital will be held on Friday 10:45 a.m. at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church Boyd Road. Father Martin Gomes will officiate and interment will follow in the Church's Cemetery Boyd Road.
Precious memories will linger in the hearts of:
Amid an escalating murder rate, the 2006 Privy Council decision that eliminated the mandatory death penalty for murder convicts has been the subject of much debate.However, few can recall that the Privy Council in 1995 rejected the argument that the mandatory death penalty was unconstitutional.
THE five most influential women in the Bahamas were identified by the US Embassy in a cable released by Wikileaks yesterday.
They are: Tribune publisher Eileen Dupuch Carron, Court of Appeal president Joan Sawyer, former Deputy Prime Minister Cynthia "Mother" Pratt, former Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson and domestic violence victims' advocate Sandra Dean-Patterson.
In the 2007 cable Mrs...
The country's chief prosecutor yesterday explained why she sought to challenge a decision of the appellate court in the murder case of Godfrey Sawyer before the court had delivered a written decision.
Sawyer, 30, was sentenced to death in November 2009 for the murder of Sterling Eugene during the armed robbery of Quality Discount Mart, where he worked as a security guard.
The court reasoned that n...
Residents, including Barefoot Bandit captor hero, help
BTC: Service Restored to North Eleuthera, Harbour Island
Funeral service for Mrs. Terecita Brenhilda Carey, 82 yrs., a resident of Hatchet Bay, Eleuthera, who died on 31st Autust, 2011, will be held at St. Mark's Methodist Church, Hatchet Bay, Eleuthera, on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Officiating will be Rev. Kenya Lovell, Pastor Henry Whyte & other Ministers of the Gospel. Interment follows in Big Bay Public Cemetery, Hatchet Bay, Eleuthera.
Left to cherish...
Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation (BAIC) has stepped in to help Grand Bahama farmers whose crops were wiped out by Hurricane Irene.
"From what I saw, the farmers suffered extensive damage," said BAIC executive chairman Edison M. Key. "We came to see what kind of assistance we can give them.
Funeral Service for the Late Dorothy Louise Smith, 80 years of Bailey Town, Bimini will be held on Saturday September 17th, 11:00 a.m. at The Cathedral of Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Bailey Town Bimini. Bishop Stanley B. Pinder and Rev. Dr. Carlise Russell assisted by Rev. Dr. Clyde Flowers, Rev. Oriel Rolle, Rev. John Saunders and Rev. Joel Rolle will officiate. Interment will follow in...
Funeral Service for the late Rev. Roland Swain J.P., 85, Age 85, a resident of Murphy Town, Abaco & formerly of Bluff Point, Abaco who died on 4th September, 2011, will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2011 at the Friendship Tabernacle, Dundas Town, Abaco Bahamas, at 10:00 a.m. Officiating will be Rev. Wilbur Outten, General Superintendent of Bahamas Evangelical Church Association, assisted by R...
POLINA Major has been crowned Bahamas Junior Chess Champion 2011.
Major, who finished undefeated in the event at CW Sawyer Primary School, is one of the youngest players to win the title.
Her triumph came after three hard fought rounds, culminating in a victory over Sandeep Gali.
An exciting game saw Gali take Major into an endgame relatively quickly. But this proved to be a mistake, as Major s...
Funeral service for Dorothy "Dor" Louise Benicourt, 82 yrs., a resident of #64 Milton Street & formerly of Clarence Town, Long Island, who died on 12th September, 2011, will be held at St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Baillou Hill & Wulff Roads, on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Officiating will be Canon Basil Tynes, assisted by Rev'd Fr. Roderick Bain & other members of the Clergy. Interment follows in Lake...
After leading several young first-year student-athletes to national success in track and field, former Olympic sprint champion and current International Association of Athletic Federations' (IAAF) Council member Pauline Davis-Thompson is set to hold a second year of tryouts, to recruit new members to the newly formed Bahamas High-performance Track Academy (BHTA).
The BHTA is an athletic training p...
The Ministry of Tourism & Aviation took advantage of the recent World Police & Fire Games Expo in New York City, promoting upcoming Bahamian events to thousands of people who attended. The expo attracted 15,000 police and fire services personnel from around the world.
Long Island 97% Complete, Cat Island Team Doubled, Five weeks after Hurricane Irene slammed into The Bahamas downing power lines and crippling phone service in the Family Islands, BTC said today repairmen -- many working seven- day weeks since the storm -- are nearing completion despite constant weather setbacks.
The Ministry of Tourism & Aviation took advantage of the recent World Police & Fire Games Expo in New York City, promoting upcoming Bahamian events to thousands of people who attended.
The expo attracted 15,000 police and fire services personnel from around the world. Representatives of the Ministry of Tourismís Sports Tourism Unit and retired police corporal Patrick Levarity especially promote...
Funeral service for Philip Whyley, 82 yrs., a resident of Singapore Ct., Flamingo Gardens, who died on 2nd October, 2011, will be held at Berea Seventh-day Adventist Church, Blue Hill Road South, on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. Officiating will be Pastor Edward St. Fleur, assistd by Elder Audley Mitchell & Elder Osmond Lacroix. Interment follows in Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road.
Left to cherish his memor...
Edwin McClain (Nassau) defeated Tyrek Hall (Nassau),
Shadrach Major (Nassau) defeated Dashon Johnson (Nassau), 11-7.
Paul Rolle (Nassau) defeated Joseph Rolle (Nassau), 9-8.
Don Rolle Jr. (Nassau) defeated Tavio Adderley (Nassau), 12-11.
Daniel Smith (Nassau) defeated Edward McClain (Nassau), 8-5.
Javano Collins (Nassau) defeated Colyn Johnson (Inagua), 10-8.
Nassau, Bahamas -- Since 1947, Ambassadorial scholarships have been made available through the Rotary Foundation where more than 40,000 men and women have had the opportunity to study abroad.