Opinion

Bahamas loses elite athlete, Jones to Bosnia

Today, The Freeport News informs the nation that we have lost the service of basketball star Jonquel Jones, on our national teams, at least for the immediate future. She had a series of meaningful interactions, no doubt, through her agent, with authorities in the Balkan country of Bosnia-Herzegovina and the end result is that the…
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Road safety measures essential

Accordingly, in this space, on several occasions the GB Police received due compliments. However, as it is the job of the GB Police to keep order and the peace in our society, it is the role of the Fourth Estate to be on the lookout, always, in the interest of the people. In this regard,…
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World Relays cancellation, a bad decision

It’s difficult to figure out the reasoning behind the Government of The Bahamas opting out of hosting the 4th International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) World Relays, because of the $5 million tag. The figure is minimal when one considers the upside of hosting such a major world event and being identified with it as…
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God will never leave us … He is watching the storm

The cycle and system of things continue and life goes on. We are now in the last month of the third quarter of the year and the Fall Season begins on September 22. This means that school has already begun, parents have scampered and some have struggled to ensure that their children were ready to…
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