Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Bahamas 45th Independence Ecumenical Service in South Florida 2018

Prominent S Florida newspaperman honored at Bahamas Independence Ecumenical Service

 Worshipers pack historic St. Agnes Church for Ecumenical Service

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - July 16, 2018 -  Notable Bahamians within the South Florida diaspora including prominent South Florida newspaperman, Garth Reeves, were honored on Sunday during an Ecumenical Service celebrating the 45th year of Independence for The Bahamas, under the theme, “Celebrate Bahamas, We’ve Come This Far by Faith”

At the service held at the historical St. Agnes Anglican Church in Overtown, Miami, Florida,
The Bahamas Consul General to Florida, Mrs. Linda Mackey, expressed appreciation and pride in the Bahamian diaspora of S. Florida in regards to their accomplishments and contributions to the S. Florida community over the years.

Monday, July 16, 2018

Tum Tum Nairn, fresh off playing for the Bahamas, ready to continue helping MSU players

(Photo: Nick King/Lansing State Journal)
DIMONDALE - Lourawls “Tum Tum” Nairn Jr. hadn’t represented his country on the basketball court since he was 16, playing for the Bahamas on their junior national team.

That was before he left to pursue his basketball dream, enrolling at Sunrise Christian Academy in Wichita, Kan. and eventually playing four years at Michigan State, where he became a leader and captain for his team and found his second home before graduating this spring.

On June 28, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Nairn had to opportunity to play for the Bahamas again in its FIBA World Cup qualifying game against the U.S. Virgin Islands. He scored 13 points on 7-for-10 shooting in his lone appearance – an 84-74 defeat – but Nairn cherished the moment despite the loss.

“The experience was a lot of fun,” Nairn said. “It’s the first time I got to play with them in a while and it always feels great to represent your country.”

Nairn and close friend Buddy Hield, the former Oklahoma standout and current Sacramento Kings shooting guard, got to share the court for the first time representing their country together. The duo played two years together at Sunrise Christian Academy.

“I’m not one of the bigger names like him (Hield), but I definitely try to be a leader for the rest of them,” Nairn said.

Nairn and MSU had the opportunity to play in Nassau, Bahamas, during the 2016 season in the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament. It was the first time that most of his family and childhood friends got to watch him play live for MSU.  Read more >>

Females Breaking Barriers

Construction Technology & Electrical Installation graduate, Lanique Brice being congratulated by Minister of Education, the Honorable Jeffrey Lloyd at BTVI’s 2018 Commencement ExercisePhotos: BTVI

Two young females are breaking barriers in the vocational arena, having both studied and secured carriers in the construction industry.

Lanique Brice and Santana Dean – 2018 graduates of the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) – are employees of DTEC Plant Services LTD (DTEC). As a DCO Energy subsidiary, the company is responsible for managing the maintenance and operations of the chilled water plant and emergency backup generator that provides cooling of air conditioning systems for the entire Baha Mar property.

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Making A Killing: The Untold Story Of Psychotropic Drugging (Documentary)

5 Secret Caribbean Luxury Hotels

They’re luxury hotels — off the radar. Some are closely-guarded secrets, others are just plain undiscovered.

All of them offer a unique brand of Caribbean luxury that is the pinnacle of the hospitality experience, from more traditional retreats to the essence of eco-chic.

Here are five secret Caribbean luxury hotels you’ve probably never heard of.

It’s time to discover them. 

Saturday, July 14, 2018

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