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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shake hands after signing the documents at the Paekhwawon State Guesthouse in Pyongyang, North Korea, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. (Pyongyang Press Corps Pool via AP)

Kim agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The leaders of North and South Korea announced a wide range of agreements Wednesday which they said were a major step toward peace on the Korean Peninsula. But the premier pledge on denuclearization contained a big condition, with North Korean

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Meacher ‘Major Pain’ Major. FILE

Major ready for the ‘Last Dance’

In a little over a month, Bahamian Meacher ‘Major Pain’ Major will bring his storied boxing career to a close right here in The Bahamas. The Bahamian Super Featherweight Champion is set to fight Jamaican Martin Anderson in a rematch of their 2016 fight which Major

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Bahamian Olympic and Diamond League Champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo, left, paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis, right, yesterday. The prime minister said that what Bahamian athletes receive in various concessions is minuscule compared to the billions of dollars that is being spent indirectly in marketing The Bahamas. He said that they deserve more and he will push for more.

PM Minnis would like an increase in subvention

In the face of ongoing criticism regarding subvention for athletes, national celebrations and even the government’s remuneration program, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis assured yesterday that his government is truly committed and supportive of sports in the country. During a courtesy call on the prime minister

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The PGA’s Hero World Challenge is returning to The Bahamas, set for a fourth consecutive year at Albany. It is set for November 29 to December 2. Once again, Tiger Woods will host the event and Hero MotoCorp is the title sponsor. Woods, left, is shown with Chairman of Hero MotoCorp Pawan Munjal. HERO WORLD CHALLENGE

Hero MotoCorp extends title sponsorship of Hero World Challenge

ALBANY, The Bahamas – TGR Live and Tavistock Group announced India-based Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest manufacturer of two-wheelers, has extended its title sponsorship of the Hero World Challenge, a Professional Golfers Association (PGA) event. The 2018 Hero World Challenge will be played at Albany,

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The fire services branch of the Royal Bahamas Police Force at the fire that occurred at the BPL Clifton Power Station in September 2018.

URCA to investigate BPL fires

The Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA) is preparing to launch its own investigation into recent fires at Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) over the past several days, its CEO, Stephen Bereaux, said yesterday. “We’ve had an initial report on the first set of fires, and

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BPL headquarters on Baillou Hill Road and Tucker Road.

Bahamians selling power back to BPL

There are currently 160 Bahamians who have the ability to sell electricity back to Bahamas Power and Light’s (BPL) grid as a part of the company’s small-scale renewable generation plan launched in April 2017. The Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA) gave BPL the green light

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