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Sports Week in Review: The latest happenings this week in sports

It’s time to take a look at the latest sporting news to occur this past week. Justin Gatlin tapped for athletics clinic It was announced this past week that on this coming September 21-22, the On Your Mark Track and Field Expo will feature world renowned American sprinter Justin Gatlin. The American Olympic and World…
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Criminal act strikes very close to home

The recent senseless slaying of Inspector Carlis Blatch, Aide-de-Camp to Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling has struck close to home. The professional attachment and fondness for Inspector Blatch was evident in the communication from Her Excellency that came out in the aftermath of his death. Inspector Blatch was struck down by a gunman in New…
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A crown, but no Queen

ADDRESSING THE CONTROVERSY – Members of the Miss Grand Bahama Beauty Pageant Committee addressed the recent controversy regarding comments made by the organization’s queen, Evena Gibson, who has since reliquished her crown. Pictured are committee members, during a press conference on Thursday. (PHOTO: JENNEV RUSSELL)

Saddened by the controversy surrounding former Miss Grand Bahama Beauty Pageant Organization (MGBBPO) queen Evena Gibson, who made a statement on social media that Grand Bahamians took offence to,regarding her beauty and cultural heritage, April Crowther-Gow, Official Host, Advisor and Public Relations Director of MGBBPO, held a press briefing on Thursday, September 13 to update…
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Youth leaders encouraged to take advantage of YLCP

CARLA BROWN-ROKER Youth Coordinator, Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture

An initiative of the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture, the Youth Leaders Certification Program (YLCP) was designed to provide avenues in which youth leaders facilitate Youth Programs and by doing so, they will be better able to engage, identify and approach all categories of youth, inclusive of those considered marginalized. According to Carla Brown-Roker,…
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