All-Bahamas Merit Scholar 2018, Aaron Edgecombe, the recipient of the coveted scholarship award valued between $140,000 (over four years) or $175,000 (over five years). The Queen’s College graduate is the 24th scholar to receive the scholarship, since the introduction of the award in 1993. An aspiring engineer, Edgecombe plans to pursue studies toward a degree in electrical engineering at the University of Miami. DEREK SMITH
Aaron Edgecombe, the 2018 All-Bahamas Merit Scholar (ABMS) told his peers that he and they did well in establishing a solid foundation for their lives, but as they move on to pursue post-secondary education, he said it is what they do from this point on
Thelma Mackey's stewed fish with a serving of grits.
Those in the know, or who are old enough, remember the former Nassau Stadium for more than the sporting events staged there – it was equally famous for its boiled fish and stewed fish. When the stadium closed, the boiled and stewed fish dishes went
A plate of grilled snapper, left; cracked chicken, lemon fried shrimp and rake and scrape veggies at the Fish Fry at the Clubhouse. SHAVAUGHN MOSS
You get to choose your seafood – you have a choice of three from a menu that includes fried or grilled snapper, grouper fingers, beer-battered fish fillet, lemon fried shrimp and cracked conch; and if you don’t like fish – island cracked chicken is an
BERLIN (AP) — The World Health Organization says the number of measles cases in Europe jumped sharply during the first six months of 2018 and at least 37 people have died.
The U.N. agency's European office said Monday more than 41,000 measles cases were reported in
FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018 file photo, Pope Francis prays for the victims of the Kerala floods during the Angelus noon prayer in St.Peter's Square, at the Vatican. Pope Francis has issued a letter to Catholics around the world condemning the "crime" of priestly sexual abuse and cover-up and demanding accountability, in response to new revelations in the United States of decades of misconduct by the Catholic Church. AP
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis issued a letter to Catholics around the world Monday condemning the crime of priestly sexual abuse and its cover-up and demanding accountability, seeking to respond to new revelations in the United States of decades of misconduct by the Catholic
Pictured is Marisa Hield with her robot at the Smart and Strong Sisterhood inaugural summer camp. SUNSHINE INSURANCE
Recognizing the need for more exposure in the area of robotics to young girls, Sunshine Insurance (Agents & Brokers) Ltd. sponsored the Smart and Strong Sisterhood inaugural summer camp program, a robotics camp for girls between the ages of 10 and 16, where participants learned
Eboni Adderley (left), 21, in the field with Dianna Thompson in Gregory Town, Eleuthera. ALIV
Eboni Adderley, 21, a Bahamian who attends Iowa State University, has hopes of one day using her passion for agriculture to educate the masses on the agricultural potential in The Bahamas, in addition to opening a hands-on vocational high-school in Eleuthera that specifically focuses on
Taking the lesson outdoors. PAUL GUCWA
For 26 students, the ability to complete the final year of the four-year StemForce Bahamas program was a relief, especially as the final year focused on The Bahamas with the intent of lifting the students’ vision to the future of The Bahamas and their potential