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Teams lobbying for position in GBSSAA Track and Field Championships

The Grand Bahama Secondary School Athletic Association (GBSSAA) Annual Track and Field Championships got rolling this past Tuesday at the Grand Bahama Sports Complex.   Days one and two marked the start of the field events. So far, after day two (Wednesday, February 15) it was evident schools looked to separate themselves from the pack. …
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Smith’s stabbing death under investigation

Margaret Smith

Family members and the community of Sea Grape and by extension, the entire Eight Mile Rock settlement are trying to come to grips with the sudden, gruesome passing of one its well-known and loved residents.   The quiet community was shaken, Tuesday evening when word that a female was stabbed and rushed to the trauma…
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New measure to combat crime to be implemented

Dr. Bernard Nottage – Minister of National Security

With just over two months into 2017 and the murder count for the country at 29, Minister of National Security, Dr. Bernard Nottage addressed the escalating numbers, yesterday in the House of Assembly.   After seven people were killed in the capital over what was described as a “bloody weekend” last week, Nottage said, on…
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IICA hosts a one-day informative seminar

 Local farmers and produce providers took part in a food safety workshop on good agricultural practice. The Department of Agriculture and the Inter-American Institute for Corporation on Agriculture hosted the event. (PHOTOS:?JENNEVA RUSSELL)

The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation and Agriculture (IICA) held a one-day seminar at Geneva’s Restaurant on Wednesday to ensure the agricultural stakeholders are kept abreast of the country’s Food Safety Acts that were passed last year.   Shacara Lightbourne, National Technical Specialist for IICA explained to this daily that the organization’s goal is to give…
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