Opinion

Grand Bahama Sports Hall of Fame mourns and salutes Bert Bell

ALBERT “BERT” BELL, Swim Coach

Dear Editor, The sporting community lost one of its beloved stalwarts this past weekend on January 16. Albert "Bert" Bell, the beloved swim coach passed away and the Grand Bahama Sports Hall of Fame mourns the loss of one of its inductees.  Below is the full statement from GBSHF Chairman, Harold Williams. "We are saddened…
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EARTHCARE Eco Kids visit Coral Vita

Dear Editor, After working on Our Garden, Community Garden on Saturday, December 12th 2020, EARTHCARE Eco Kids and EARTHCARE Volunteers toured the world’s first land-based commercial coral farm, Coral Vita. Our eager group went to the Grand Bahama Coral Vita farm where they met Coral Vita Director of Restoration Operations, Joe Oliver, and Alannah Vellacott, Coral…
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Primary Care Transformative Initiative

Dr. Marcus Bethel

Dear Editor, The initiative to develop a National Health Insurance Plan was implemented in September 2002 when a Blue Ribbon Commission was appointed by PM (Perry) Christie “to review and make recommendations to the Government of the Bahamas on the feasibility of establishing a NHI  plan for the delivery of quality healthcare to the Bahamian…
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An unheralded Bahamian Sportsman

John Nathaniel Ferguson ‘Songbird’ ‘Fergie’ Dear Editor, Surprisingly, he was not blessed with extraordinary athletic ability yet, John Nathaniel Ferguson made use of himself to represent the Commonwealth of The Bahamas in two separate sporting disciplines over time, volleyball and rugby. The incorporation of the limited physical gifts that he did possess is a testament…
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