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Basil Christie, 75, chairman of the Friends of the Blood Bank organization, showcases his unshaven lockdown look. Christie, who helped organize yesterday’s national blood drive and planned to donate, was a no-show. He said he got scared to leave his home, but plans to make a donation at the blood bank next week. BASIL CHRISTIE

Friends of the Blood Bank chairman errs on the side of caution 

Basil Christie planned to make a blood donation during yesterday’s national blood drive, but at the ninth hour, he decided to err on the side of caution and not attend the event he helped to organize, seeing as he’s 75 years old and considered among

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Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year Foundation (BPSSYF) president, said the BPSSYF has postponed its ceremony from May 23 to a date to be announced, but the 111 nominees will be recognized, even if it requires a virtual awards ceremony. RICARDO P. DEVEAUX

Primary school student of the year to be recognized even if ceremony has to be done virtually

The best and brightest primary school graduates are still on track to be recognized this year – albeit later than usual – as the Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year (BPSSY) has postponed its ceremony from May 23 to a date to be determined,

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Bahamian hurdler Devynne Charlton remains focused on qualifying for the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. She trains in Lexington, Kentucky under the watchful eyes of Bahamian collegiate coach Rolando Greene.

Charlton staying positive in the face of COVID-19

One of the country’s premier hurdlers, the first Bahamian female to qualify in any hurdles event for the world championships, said she is just taking everything in stride in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, and looking to get back on the track as soon as

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