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Roy Seligman holds the 2019 Bahamas National Spelling Bee championship trophy after winning the 15-round competition. Seligman’s winning word was ‘queendom’. TORRELL GLINTON

22 to vie for national spelling bee crown

Of the 22 students vying for the 23rd Bahamas National Spelling Bee crown – five have competed at the country’s top level before and know what it will take to be the ultimate winner, especially Roy Seligman, a Lyford Cay School student who is not

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Kerima Smith recently won the top graduate award for the University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus Bahamas. BAHAMAS TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL INSTITUTE

BTVI instructor tops UWI Bahamas graduates

Now that Kerima Smith has completed her Master of Science degree in Management Studies with distinction from the University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus Bahamas and snagged the top graduate award, she is even more passionate about higher learning. “UWI has ignited in me

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From left, Janeisma Rolle, 23; Annamarie Amerthil, 20; and Kyle Kelly, 21, share a light-hearted moment between classes at the University of The Bahamas’ interim campus in downtown Freeport. SHARON TURNER

‘Hear us’

Disinterest in the country’s major political parties, frustration over being taken for granted and discouragement due to societal norms that contribute to the country’s brain drain are but some of the impassioned and considered sentiments expressed by Bahamian university students and graduates during several days

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Director of the National Emergency Management Agency Captain Stephen Russel. FILE

When the next storm strikes

Discussions are in progress on the potential of establishing memorandums of understanding (MOU) with neighboring countries to facilitate disaster evacuations for The Bahamas, and plans are underway to establish “purpose-built” shelters in strategic locations throughout the country, according to National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Director

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Team Bahamas point guard Dominick Bridgewater rises for a three-point shot during their game against Mexico on Sunday night inside the Imperial Ballroom at the Atlantis resort on Paradise Island. The Bahamas won convincingly, 76-59. JOHN-MARC NUTT Team Bahamas guard D’Shon Taylor expresses excitement during The Bahamas’ game against Mexico inside the Imperial Ballroom at Atlantis on Sunday night. The Bahamas won, 76-59. JOHN-MARC NUTT

The Bahamas beats Mexico

Maybe The Bahamas’ senior men’s national basketball team needs to play all of its games inside the Imperial Ballroom at the Atlantis resort on Paradise Island. Team Bahamas was as impressive as it’s ever been on Sunday night, building as much as a 23-point lead over

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