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Sports icon Cyril Smith passes on at 90

Bahamian sports legend (body building and boxing) Cyril Smith died on Wednesday at the age of 90. Above left

Early on Thursday, Pedro Smith communicated with me and passed on the sad news that his father Cyril had died at the age of 90.   Later, I spoke with daughter Carol and we chatted a bit about the legendary Cyril Smith, the pioneer bodybuilding and fitness champion in the country and one of the…
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47 youngsters participating in BYLD’s Corporate Capital Tour

Forty-seven of the island’s young future leaders will travel to New Providence today (Thursday

Forty-seven of the island’s young future leaders will travel to New Providence today (Thursday, February 23) to take part in The Bahamas Youth Leadership Development (BYLD) Program’s Corporate Tour of the capital.   Eighty students from the eight high schools on the island have been attending workshops and visiting corporate, government and industrial facilities, during…
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NLP vendors non-payment raised in HOA

PRIME MINISTER Perry Christie and Loretta Butler-Turner

It appears that Grand Bahama is not the only island, where vendors engaged by the government to supply hot meals for students through the National Lunch Program are allegedly not being paid for their services.   Vendors in Long Island that provide lunch for underprivileged students have been waiting to be paid since September 2016,…
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FEED Conference to focus on economy and politics

Kimberly Miller

Residents will have the opportunity to voice their concerns and share opinions as it relates to the island’s economy, at the upcoming Freeport Economic Empowerment Development (FEED) Conference on Tuesday, February 28 at the Pelican Bay Hotel’s Delphine’s Room.     Kimberley Miller, Senior Manager of Group Corporate Affairs at the Grand Bahama Port Authority…
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