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BETA Camp sparks interest in science and technology

Over 60 students between the ages of 11 through 14 participated in the Annual Bahamas Engineering and Technology Advancement (BETA) Summer Camp held last week at the Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Academy (MSSCA) school grounds. A first for the island, co-founder and president of BETA, Trenicka Rolle, revealed that it was decided to…
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Rand operations returning to some normalcy

Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands (right) along with other ministry and hospital officials updated the media, during a press conference Sunday (July 23) following Friday’s fire in the kitchen of the Rand Memorial Hospital. Also pictured are Sandra Mortimer-Russell (center), Acting RMH Administrator and Cheryl Bain (left), Principal Nursing Officer. (PHOTOS: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Operations at the island’s lone hospital are near normalcy following a fire that destroyed the facility’s kitchen on Friday (July21) afternoon, said Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands on Sunday (July 23) afternoon. Sands and Public Hospital Authority (PHA) Managing Director, Herbert Brown held a press briefing yesterday, updating the media on the facility’s operations…
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New contractor to complete Smith’s Point sea wall

DPM K. Peter Turnquest, assured the Smith’s Point sea wall will be competed, albeit by another contractor.

Smith’s Point residents had their questions answered regarding the construction delay of the sea wall in that quaint community, yesterday when they met Deputy Prime Minister K. Peter Turnquest, Member of Parliament for East GB at Outriggers Restaurant and Bar. Some 30 residents of the closely-knit community of Smith’s Point assembled on Sunday afternoon to…
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