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From left are Lisa Barsby, global head of P1 AquaX; Anthony Radetic, AquaX rider; Tim Ducat, AquaX rider; Chris Landis, AquaX rider; Brian Baldwin, AquaX rider; and Azam Rangoonwala, chief executive officer of P1 AquaX. BIS

Racers ready for AquaX World Championship

The course is ready, the bleachers are up and the racers are here and ready to battle at the second P1 AquaX World Championship that gets underway today at Nassau Harbor, Paradise Island. The event will wrap up on Sunday, November 10. Thirty riders will be battling

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The St. Augustine’s College (SAC) Big Red Machine and the Queen’s College (QC) Comets will be heading to the Bahamas Association of Independent Secondary Schools (BAISS) junior softball championship. FILE

SAC, QC advance to BAISS junior boys softball championships

With the St. Augustine’s College (SAC) Big Red Machine having two teams locked in the Bahamas Association of Independent Secondary Schools (BAISS) softball championship, it was the junior boys who advanced to their championship game when they defeated the Charles W. Saunders (CWS) Cougars 9-7

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Despite the higher number of women leaving tertiary education in The Bahamas with a degree or diploma, men are still paid more.

Business & hospitality management preferred among tertiary grads

The majority of graduates from Bahamian tertiary-level institutions entering the labor market have degrees or diplomas in business and hospitality management, followed by education. This was revealed in the Department of Statistics’ Labour Market Information Newsletter, released earlier this week, which showed that women make up

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According to Acting Assistant Director at the Department of Marine Resources Gregory Bethel, fishers in both north and south Abaco, as well as in West Grand Bahama, have resumed fishing.

Dept. of Marine Resources refutes article on spiny lobster decline

The Department of Marine Resources (DMR) yesterday refuted a suggestion made by a Forbes contributing writer, whose article suggested that the Bahamian spiny lobster fishery has been “set back years” because of the devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian on Abaco and Grand Bahama. Forbes’ contributing environmental

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Hundreds of junkanooers from several Junkanoo groups held a unity rushout in Rawson Square last night. AHVIA J. CAMPBELL

JCNP doesn’t want Rolle handling Junkanoo 

The Junkanoo Corporation of New Providence (JCNP) yesterday expressed concern with Culture Minister Lanisha Rolle’s ability to handle Junkanoo-related matters, noting a “disconnect” between her and the organization. “We’re very concerned,” said JCNP Chairman Dion Miller. “Let me say that the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture has some wonderful,

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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.

Oil leak to blame for at least one fire  at BPL, police say

A Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) Fire Services Department report into fires that caused extensive damage at Bahamas Power and Light’s (BPL) Clifton Pier Power Station last year revealed that one fire was caused by an oil leak on the premises, and another was likely caused by the same problem. The report, which

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