Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest told the 2019 graduating class of Sunland Baptist Academy that in securing their high school diploma they have accomplished something which just 46 percent of their peers complete successfully.
“Today, I see talented young Bahamians who will continue the tradition of
ISTANBUL (AP) — Passengers on a Turkish Airlines jetliner flying to Sudan had to subdue a man who started screaming a few minutes after takeoff and began smashing at an oxygen mask box and then a cabin window, before pushing flight attendants aside and rushing
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — At least 10 Kenyan police officers died after their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device near the Somali border in a suspected extremist attack on Saturday, officials said.
Those killed in the Wajir County blast were among 13 officers who had been
An island landscape in the mind of a non-native may include picturesque coastal scenes of blue and turquoise shaded waters gradually transitioning to crystalline, onto shallow shores of powder white sandy beach, and further to lush foliage of coconut and palm trees. To the native
A man walks along a row of houses with a crowbar in one hand, a piece of wood in the other; he is speaking to someone – a friend, an acquaintance, a family member, a neighbour perhaps? The houses are neat, patched up with care
On the heels of his rise to wider recognition and fame, Bahamian indie-folk artist Matthew Pinder is creating a space for himself in both the musical and visual art worlds in The Bahamas. Using Baha Mar’s The Current Gallery and Art Centre as a venue
In the French brasserie/bistro-style of dining the concept is simple – serve fine, refreshing and wholesome meals without sacrificing flavor or quality. It’s this concept that brothers Clement and Luke Ducasse have brought to The Bahamas with their restaurant Island Brothers & Cie (French for
The Bahamas has produced a cadre of perennial basketball players dating back to the old days, with a lot of them having given back to the game in different forms, and Able Joseph is no different. Joseph and professional basketball player Jaraun “Kino” Burrows are
Junior players in The Bahamas are receiving more tennis match play and more competition. The executive board of The Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association (BLTA) has added three new under-14 and under-16 tournaments to the tennis tournament calendar this year. The BLTA has also sanctioned the
t is time for a new era to begin in the New Providence Basketball Association (NPBA). I emphasize that the time is ripe for a positive change because new administrations in recent decades have not meant that.
According to my young friend and colleague, Simba French,