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BOC preparing for new Tokyo Olympic Games date - The Freeport News

BOC preparing for new Tokyo Olympic Games date - The Freeport News

Bahamas

The Bahamas Olympic Committee (BOC) is readying themselves for the new dates set for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, which had to be postponed due to the worldwide pandemic, COVID-19. The new time frame set for the world’s largest event in sports, is now July 23 - August 8, 2021. Following that recent announcement by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), BOC Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 17 hours ago

Predicted: Politics

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Man shot in the leg outside Garden Villas residence - The Freeport News

Man shot in the leg outside Garden Villas residence - The Freeport News

Bahamas

Police on Grand Bahama are investigating a shooting incident that has left a male with non-life-threatening injuries. Assistant Superintendent of Police Terecita Pinder, Public Affairs and Communication Officer (PACO) said that police were called to the Weddell Avenue area on Monday, March 30, shortly after 7:00 p.m., where there were reports of gunshots being heard. Officers quickly responded and met Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 2 days ago

Predicted: Local

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Postponed track and field events halts Terrance Jones’ big plans - The Freeport News

Postponed track and field events halts Terrance Jones’ big plans - The Freeport News

Bahamas

As the days go by more sporting events are being put on hold due to the spread of the novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19. World Athletics, formerly known as the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) announced the postponement of the upcoming World Under 20 (U20) Championships, which was set to take place July 7-12 at the Kasarani Stadium in Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 3 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Boats docking at OBB marina in West GB a major concern - The Freeport News

Boats docking at OBB marina in West GB a major concern - The Freeport News

Bahamas

Amidst protests by West End residents over the Community Clinic being considered as one of the facilities for quarantine COVID-19 patients, another deepening concern is the arrival of foreign boaters to Old Bahama Bay (OBB) Resort and Marina. Earlier this week this daily investigated and discovered that at least 15 boats were docked at the marina in West End, despite Prime Minister Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 7 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Dr. Marcus contributes to Coronavirus pandemic - The Freeport News

Dr. Marcus contributes to Coronavirus pandemic - The Freeport News

Bahamas

• Dr. Marcus Bethel is one of the noted medical practitioners in this region. He is a former Bahamas Government Minister of Health and has been noted, since he got  out of frontline politics, to contribute to major issues that relate to Grand Bahama and the wider Bahamas. In this instance, the global  malady, coronavirus (COVID-19) is the focus. Today, Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 10 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Benis and Symonette admits to ‘a few’ stealing charges - The Freeport News

Benis and Symonette admits to ‘a few’ stealing charges - The Freeport News

Bahamas

Carlton Symonette, 44, of 97 Pioneers Way and Stork Benis,49, of 27 Jack Fish Drive had their day in court Monday (March 9), where they were charged with several counts of theft. Appearing before Deputy Chief Magistrate Debbye Ferguson in court #1, where their matter was heard. The two pled guilty to majority of the counts, but cited their drug Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 14 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Spirit of Police Month continues with Softball Jamboree - The Freeport News

Spirit of Police Month continues with Softball Jamboree - The Freeport News

Bahamas

The Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) Northern District continued its celebration of Police Month, March, with a highly competitive day of softball with the Annual Softball Jamboree.  The four divisions – Headquarters, Central, Eastern and Western – squared off for a year’s worth of bragging rights to determine which team would be named the best division on the diamond at Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 16 days ago

Predicted: Local

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Shooting at Sunset Village claims life of young male - The Freeport News

Shooting at Sunset Village claims life of young male - The Freeport News

Bahamas

A night of fun and frolic turned deadly Friday, March 13, when one young man lost his life following a shooting incident in Eight Mile Rock. According to Superintendent of Police Brian Rolle, Officer-in-Charge of the Central Detective Unit (CDU), police are questioning three individuals in connection to the island’s latest homicide. Reports are that on Friday, March 13, shortly Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 17 days ago

Predicted: Local

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McApline lashes out over hospital, airport - The Freeport News

McApline lashes out over hospital, airport - The Freeport News

Bahamas

Six months post-Hurricane Dorian, Pineridge Member of Parliament Rev. Frederick McAlpine is of the view that this island is not at the point where it should be in terms of recovery, particularly the island’s sole hospital (Rand Memorial Hospital) and the Grand Bahama International Airport. In an interview with this daily recently, McAlpine expressed his thoughts on a number of Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 21 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Thompson: ‘Grand Lucayan Sale and purchase agreements still live’ - The Freeport News

Thompson: ‘Grand Lucayan Sale and purchase agreements still live’ - The Freeport News

Bahamas

The sale and purchase agreements for the Grand Lucayan Resort property are still ‘live,’ said Minister of State for Grand Bahama in the Office of the Prime Minister, Senator J. Kwasi Thompson, during a candid interview with this daily on Friday (March 6). While not divulging great detail surrounding the particulars of the agreements made, Thompson shared a few key Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 23 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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