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Situation could hit
tourism and airlifts
to the Bahamas
U By KARIN HERIG and
PAUL G TURNQUEST
Tribune Staff Reporters
S A JET fuel shortage at Nas-,
- sau nternalional Airport is set
to cause disruptions to tourism
and airlifts to the Bahamas for
the second time in six months...
port is once again experiencing
a shortage of fuel forcing air-
lines to take on more in the
United States, resulting in few-
er passengers and cargo due
to weight restrictions.
According to reports by air-
line officials in the Bahamas,
all carriers were informed that
there would be a three-week
cut-back on fuel supplies at the
airport until May 8 when a new
shipment of fuel was expect-
An official from a major air-
line told The Tribune yester-
day that an e-mail from their
fuel supplier, Chevron/Texa-
co, indicated that only 50 per
cent of their usual monthly
supply would be made avail-
able for the next 20 days.
"This is not the first time
that a fuel crisis was seen at
NIA. This seems to be a recur-
rent problem and the first time
that the airlines were alerted
that a problem would be here
for the next three weeks," he
Speaking with The Tribune
yesterday, American Airlines
General manager and president
of the Airline Operators Com-
mittee (AOC) Ricky Dean
said that his airline is coping
with the situation by tapping
into their Miami station for
"Of course this means a
reduced load for us, less pas-
sengers, less baggage. Luckily
for us we fly in here so fre-
quently that if a passenger
doesn't make it on to one flight
there is always the next one,"
However, he said that this
second interruption of fuel
supply is "significantly ham-
Mr Dean also said that he
had not been informed of the
reason why fuel is in short sup-
ply at NIA.
"The last time something
similar happened was in
December 2005. The fact is
that this is something we hope
to never happen again, that's
why we have to..investigate
this. We will be having a meet-
ing to determine what the
cause of this is so it will never
happen again," he said.
One airline official said he
fears that these incidents of
fuel shortage will impact neg-
atively on the Bahamas'
"They are jeopardising
tourism. The fact is at a ntie
when major oil companies are
making huge profits, in is a
shame that they are holding
tourism ho.t.ige in th-
Bahamas with a lack ot fuel
when there is no shortage .in -
where else in the world. jn
airline official said.
General Manager ot the
British Colonial Hilton
Michael Hooper said that
although he was aware of the
December 2005 shortage, he
had not yet heard about the
However, he said that il
reports of the current shortage
are true, it would be a source
of great concern for his hotel
"We are always very con-
cerned about anything that
impedes traffic into the
Bahamas. If this is true it could
affect our tourism," he sjid
Ministry of Tourism officuls
could not be reached for com-
ment yesterday, as Thc Tri-
bune was told that all persons
with the authority to sp.ak on
the issue were out of office due
to an overseas trip.
Calls to Minister of Aviation
Glenys Hanna-Martin were
also not returned.
* By PAUL G TURNQUEST
Tribune Staff Reporter
THE Bahamas is seeking to aggressively
amend its laws to be able to prosecute view-
ers of child pornography after disturbing sta-
tistics were revealed at a recent Urban
According to police officials, one particular
clipping depicting an 8-year-old girl being
held down by a woman, and sexually violated
with "toys" by a man was viewed 5,000 times
in one hour from computers in the Bahamas.
Supt Keith Bell of the Urban Renewal Pro-
ject said that there is no way to know the
true number of how many people have
viewed such "disturbing' images. However he
said it does not bode well for what is touted to
be a "Christian '**~1on" if one clipping was
viewed 5,000 times in only an hour.
Mr Bell said that there was "no doubt"
that these viewings were made from the
Bahamas, but would not go further to state
how the police had actually gathered this
BROTHERS Mbrleno and Montello Musgrove were in this crash on John F. Kennedy Drive late yesterday after-
noon when their Ford Ranger ran off the road. Both men were taken to hospital but police said they appear to be okay.
(Photo: Mario Duncanson/Tribune staff)
"This means that there is a market for it.
But from all indications it doesn't appear
that this happened in the Bahamas. The fact
that persons are looking at this kind of thing
on the net, it may very well induce persons to
carry out these acts on children," he said.
Mr Bell said police have had a number of
reports of abuse against children even
infants in the Bahamas before. It'is this
information that police want to bring to the
attention of religious leaders to ensure that
the church plays a leading role to ensure that
morals are upheld in the society, he said.
Taking a legal versus religious approach,
Legal Affairs Minister and Attorney Gener-
al Allyson Maynard-Gibson foreshadowed
that when she meets with the OAS Attor-
ney General, child pornography will be one of
the major issues that will be discussed.
"The whole issue of cyber space crime espe-
cially child pornography is one that all nations
are grappling with. How do we deal with it,
and very clearly we must deal with it, because
SEE page nine
being billed as a
THE former Bahamas hide-
out of a Colombian drug lord
is now being billed in the inter-
national press as a tourist attrac-
According to a report by
Associated Press writer Curt
Anderson, Norman's Cay, noto-
rious in the 1980s as the haunt
of cocaine kingpin Carlos "Joe"
Lehder now has become a pop-
ular spot for divers.
"The radio tower used to
summon Colombian cocaine
shipments still stands, but the
barracks for drug flight pilots
now houses mainly wasp nests.
And the walls of Carlos Lehder
Rivas's smuggling command
centre is festooned with tourist'
graffiti," said the report.
"In the crystal-clear water a
few hundred yards from this
remote island lies the wreckage
of a DC-3 aircraft that crashed
in the early 1980s heyday of
Lehder's infamous Medellin
Cartel. The plane, bound for a
clandestine airstrip somewhere
in the United States, was car-
SEE page nine
night of breakout'
By MARK HUMES
THE Director of Informa-
tion Technologies at the prison
told Coroner Linda Virgill that
financial constraints left the
security facility without func-
tioning surveillance cameras
to monitor activities on the
night four prisoners escaped.
Don Cleare testified that
following an electrical storm
early last September, the
prison had been operating
without the use of much of its
computer and surveillance
equipment. He said that the
matter was reported to prison
officials at the time, but up to
the time of the break, none of
the equipment had hben
replaced or repaired.
Mr ('Jcare told the couil
that the wiring needed to bt
replaced, but it would have
been a waste to replace it, as
the wires were prone to eiec
Since going with the more
practical fiber optics as a
replacement, Mi Cleare said
the prison was almost "there"
SEE page nine
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PAGE 2, SATURDAY, APmriL 22, 2006
US Ambassador in beach
for Earth Day
* By CARA BRENNEN
Tribune Staff Reporter
SHOCKED by the amount
of garbage on a local beach,
US Ambassador John Rood
spent a major part of Friday in
clean up efforts to commemo-
rate Earth Day 2006.
Mr Rood was joined by his
embassy staff, Americans liv-
ing in Nassau and 18 members
from the US Coast Guard cut-
ter Farallon in a massive clean-
up of Yamacraw Beach.
Mr Rood said that the
:embassy decided to use Earth
Day as an opportunity to help
clean the environment of the
"As you can see there is no
:shortage of opportunity," he
said, of the massive piles of
garbage that littered the area.
As he spoke to members of
the press, volunteers filled
more than two dozen large
garbage bags with trash, how-
ever there was still large pills of
garbage to be collected.
Among the items collected
were car parts, a dog skull,
liquor bottles, fast food con-
tainers and clothing;
Mr Rood noted that some
Bahamians seem not to-be
environmentally conscious as
they had discarded so much
garbage in the area.
He noted that in his own
country, there had been a "lit-
ter mentality" among many
Americans that required a mas-
sive education and public rela-
tions campaign to reduce it.
That campaign, he said, aggres-
sively started in the 1960's.
Mr Rood npoted.thaLltLj_.
still remains a problem 'on
American beaches, but admit-
ted he had not seen garbage in
the States to the same level or
magnitude as on Yamacraw
"We can all do more," said
In particular, he noted that
countries all over the world
need to work at recycling
which would eliminated the
amount of waste and garbage
In particular, Mr Rood said
that a popular trend of late is
drinking from plastic water
bottles which when discarded
fill up land fills.
More aluminum cans need
to be recycled as well, he
Mr Rood said he believes
that recycling facilities have to
be more convenient to encour-
age people to turn in these
Lt Kristi Bernstein of the US
Coast Guard added that the
officers were delighted to
spend time helping to clean up
"It's important that our crew
become stewards of the envi-
Earth Day is traditionally
celebrated annually around the
world on April 22. It was
founded in 1970 by US sena-
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environmental degradation and
to bring public awareness to
Sthe importance of preserving
and protecting the environ-
According to research, North
US AMBASSADOR John Rood said yesterday:
'We can all do more.'
(Photo: Mario Duncanson/Tribune staff)
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o In brief
* By NATARIO MCKENZIE
A 26-YEAR-OLD man has
plead guilty to a drug charge on
Thursday in connection with an
Incident that took place more
than two years ago.
Tory Lockhart pleaded guilty
To possessing cocaine on August
15, 2003. '
Lockhart, who remains on
demand at Her Majesty's Prison,
-initially entered a not guilty
SJust before Magistrate Caroli-
4a Bethel was about to hand
lown a ruling, Lockhart
changed his plea to guilty.
He was fined $10,000, and
failure to pay will result in a six
month prison sentence.
A 40-YEAR-OLD man
,appeared in court yesterday on
indecent assault charges in con-
nection with an incident involv-
ing a nine year-old girl.
It is alleged that between Jan-
uary 2005 and February 2006,
Kennedy Strachan indecently
'assaulted the girl.
Strachan, who appeared
before Magistrate Susan
Sylvester at Court 11, Nassau
Street plead not guilty to the
The prosecution objected to
bail on the grounds that Stra-
chan had a similar charge pend-
ing against him.
This was overruled and bail
was set at $15,000.
The matter was adjourned to
A man was arrained in
Magistrate's Court yesterday to
answer to a charge of rape.
Clyde Tate, 42, was charged
.with raping a 40-year old
woman last year.
It is alleged that 42-year-old
Clyde Tate committed the
offence on Saturday May 21,
S He was not required to enter
a plea'to the charge and the
,matter was adjourned to August
J14. Hei wao granted $10,000 bail
nit ti\i ui i >- --
Thretr 'ci:lje girls of the
*Williamae Pratt Centre pleaded
Inot guilty to an assault charge.
The charge referred to an
:incident involving another girl
'at the institution.
The defendants, whose ages
range from 12 to 15, are accused
of indecently assaulting the 12 -
'year-old on March 4.
0 On Thursday a 36-year-old
rPinewood Gardens man was
:arraigned on a firearm charge.
. Charles Adderley was
chargedd with possession of a
,firearm with the intent to
It is alleged that on Wednes-
day, February 1 of this year,
SAdderley was in possession of a
shotgun with the intent to
endanger the life of Peter Nes-
Adderley was not required to
enter a plea and was granted
bail in the sum of $5,000 with
The matter was adjourned to
July 13, 2006.
Attorney General launches
* By TIFFANY GRANT
Tribune Staff Reporter
A FIRST step to improve
the Bahamas' justice system
was taken yesterday with the
launching of the "swift justice"
At a press conference yes-
terday, Attorney General
Allyson Maynard-Gibson said
that the integrated programme
is designed to strengthen
transparency and accountabil-
"The achievement of swift
justice is a team effort and it
requires all of our judicial
institutions, including the
police, the probation depart-
ment, the courts, the prison
and of course the attorney
general's office to work
together in a seamless fash-
ion," she said.
"The baton of information
must be passed swiftly from
hand to hand until we reach
the ultimate goal justice for
the victims and their families
and for society as a
whole," said Mrs Maynard-
She said that Friday's press
conference represented the
first in a series of informative
events which are designed to
facilitate the participation of
the Bahamian people in the
Mrs Maynard-Gibson point-
ed out a few examples of what
is being done in the pilot pro-
It has been determined, she
ATTORNEY General Allyson Maynard-Gibson (right) along with Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions Cheryl Bethel
addresses a press conference yesterday at the Attorney General's office.
(Photo: Mario Duncanson/Tribune staff)
said, that serious charges such
as murder, armed robbery,
rape and other sexual offences,
should be referred directly to
the Supreme Court by volun-
tary bill of indictment.
It was also determined, she
said, that weekly meetings
should be held to ensure that
forensic witnesses are proper-
ly briefed, notified and in
place to give their evidence at.
the appropriate time.
The meetings, she
explained, would also allow
for co-ordination and planning
well in advance.
Mrs Maynard-Gibson added
that under the initiative, police
witnesses in each case will be
identified well in advance and
would be kept abreast of the
progress of the case to trial,
so that they can be properly
prepared to attend court.
"Swift justice is a principal
Roman collar saves Catholic
archbishop's life in attack
THE ROMAN collar that he has worn for 50
years saved the life of St Lucia's 73-year-old
Catholic arclbi-h. ip last week when a man tried'to
-iutf his throat outside his cathedral.
' Archbishop. Kelvin Felix, the longest serving
Catholic archbishop in the English speaking
Caribbean, was attacked at 7.45pm April 13 as he
stood outside the Minor Basilica of the Immaculate
Conception on Peynier Street, Castries, talking
with a parishioner after mass.
According to a report in the Trinidad & Toba-
go Newsday a young man, who had a knife, walked
up to the archbishop and "locked his neck."
"The assailant slashed at Archbishop Felix's
throat, but managed to just cut off the Roman
collar before running away," Newsday reported.
According to witnesses the "man had been lurking
around the Cathedral all Wednesday." The police
said the Roman collar saved the archbishop's life.
Archbishop Felix, although shaken, was not
hurt. He was sent to the hospital in Castries for
examination and later returned to his presbytery.
A 28-year-old auto mechanic from a depressed
suburb of Castries was charged with attempted
murder. The magistrate ordered him to be held
without bail until his May 9 hearing. The magis-
trate also ordered that he undergo a psychiatric
Police met with senior church officials and
agreed to provide heightened police presence at all
church ceremonies on the island over the Easter
The Antilles Episcopal Conference opens in St
Lucia next week. It will be attended by Archbish-
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At a news conference held after the attempt on
his life, Archbishop Felix said he believed the sav-
dag. Jiasil ni-'thi have been the result of the hatred
I.lr [hI- 'Cih,-ti, Church that is pr ..,i-,dc b i, oilher
religious denominations on the island.
"He called for legislation to stop the preaching
of hatred against the Catholic Church and its
teaching, and in particular for an end to the radio
broadcasting of anti-Catholic rants," Newsday
"This is the second brutal attack on the Catholic
Church in St Lucia in the last five years," said
On December 31, 2000 worshippers attending
midnight mass were attacked at the same cathedral
by two men who set the church on fire and killed
a 72-year-old Irish nun. Fr Charles Gaillard, who
was offering mass at the altar, suffered facial burns
and had to be flown to neigbouring Martinique for
treatment. He returned to St Lucia, but died of a
heart attack in April, 2001.
Two men one 25, the other 39 were found
guilty of murder. They are still on death row in
Castrie's prison awaiting execution. They told the
court that they had been sent by God to combat
corruption in the Catholic Church.
The Dominican-born archbishop was last in
Nassau for the installation of Archbishop Pinder at
St Francis Cathedral two years ago.
Archbishop Felix, who was ordained on April 8,
1956, has been an archbishop for 25 of his 50 years
as a priest.
He is a member of the Christian Council of
Churches and past president of the Catholic Bish-
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consequence of the ineffective
delivery of justice is increased
crime. The Bahamas is our
country and we are all respon-
sible for protecting and pre-
serving our birthright," said
Dr Bernard Nottage named
chairman of Pan Caribbean
Partnership against HIV/AIDS
HEALTH Minister Dr Bernard Nottage has been named chairman
of the Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV/AIDS at an.executive
board meeting in Trinidad and Tobago.
The sixth meeting of the executive board of the Caribbean Com-
munity co-ordinated organisation was held on Tuesday
According to a statement released by the Caricom Secretariat in
Guyana, outgoing chairman Dr Edward Greene, in welcoming Dr Not-
tage, referred to some concerns that faced the partnership.
These included the slow implementation rates of HIV/AIDS projects
both regionally and nationally, the need to ensure greater impact of pro-
grammes at the country level, and harmonisation to optimise use of
In his opening remarks to the two-day meeting of the Regional Co-
ordiniting Mechanism, as the Board is called, Dr Greene said: "no one-
off briefing or encounter with PANCAP (Pan Caribbean Partnership
against HIV/AIDS) could fully capture the nature of this network, its-
evolution, challenges, and commitment of the cross section of partners
that have sustained the network over the past five years."
Dr Greene, who is also Caricom's Assistant Secretary-General for
Human and Social Development, urged the new body to fulfil its role
in managing and strengthening the board's high level of leadership.
Dr Nottage. in accepting the chairmanship of the RCM urged that
major emphasis be placed on refining the Caribbean Regional Strate-
gic Framework (CRSF) to ensure that the accelerated response to the
HIV/AIDS epidemic by PANCAP could be more effective and in par-
ticular that it impacted at the country level. He also highlighted the issue
of harmonisation as critical to the new directions for the partnership and
the sustainability of its programmes.
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to prevention, the care and treatment process, revision of the CRSF, pro-
posal for harmonising the region's resources and further revision of the
structure of the RCM.
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faith-based organizations, donor agencies and people living with
HIV/AIDS, was established in 2001 with the goal of curtailing the
spread of HIVIAIDS and reducing the impact of HIV on human suf-
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Being Bound to Swear to The Dogmas of No Master
LEONE. H. DUPUCH, Publisher/Editor 1903-1914
SIR ETIENNE DUPUCH, Kt., O.B.E., K.M., K.C.S.G.,
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Is Moussaoui crazy or not?
CRAZY OR not crazy? That is the ques-
This is the paraphrase of "Hamlet" that Al
Qaeda terrorist Zacarias Moussaoui shouted
Tuesday during a break in his federal trial in a
Virginia courtroom. The jury has already decid-
ed Moussaoui is eligible for the death penalty
because lies he told the FBI after his arrest kept
the government from learning about the Sept. 11
plot in time to thwart it. Jurors now must decide
whether he should receive the death sentence.
To avoid that, Moussaoui's defence has pre-
sented psychiatrists who have testified that he is
delusional, paranoid, and schizophrenic.
Because he repeatedly said he has no regrets
for his own failed terrorist operation or for the
Sept. 11 attacks, Moussaoui's lawyers have had
a hard time defending him. As the prosecution
has brought out, Moussaoui has confined his
crazy-sounding outbursts to moments when the
judge and jury have left the courtroom. The
prosecution has argued that all of Moussaoui's
relevant actions learning to fly, lying to the
FBI, exclaiming in court that the psychiatrists
were describing his "beautiful terrorist mind" -
demonstrate that he is "a goal-oriented person."
In other words, he is responsible for his actions.
Whether or not the jury decides Moussaoui is
crazy, the issue of sanity raised in his trial ought
to be an occasion to confront an even more dis-
turbing question about the belief system he has
embraced. After all, much of what the defence's
psychiatrists interpret as symptoms of delusion-
al thinking or paranoia in Moussaoui's behaviour
is consistent with the world view of the Islamist
extremists, known as Salafis, who belong to Al
Qaeda and other violent Islamist factions.
They believe that only the Taliban in
Afghanistan have run a properly Muslim gov-
ernment; that all the other secular or insuffi-
ciently Muslim governments in the Islamic world
have to be replaced by Taliban-style regimes;
that America and other Western "crusader"
powers are propping up the despised secular
regimes in the Islamic world; and that it is the
individual obligation of every Muslim to wage
jihad against the far enemy (the crusader pow-
ers), in order to replace the near enemy with a
caliphate based on a purist version of Sharia,
Seen against this cultish background, Mous-
saoui's undisguised glee at the suffering of Sept.
11 victims seems less an individual sign of mad-
ness than a perversity he shares with other cult
members who were absent from the Virginia
courtroom. His delusions are theirs. Moussaoui
himself may or may not be sane, but as the last
century demonstrated with tragic consequences,
collective insanity in political cults is all too
Openness hits Boston archdiocese
THE RELEASE this week of detailed finan-
cial information on the assets of the Archdio-
cese of Boston should send a powerful mes-
sage to loyal parishioners and disaffected
Catholics alike that Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley
has broken with the closed culture that degrad-'
ed the church under his predecessor, Cardinal
Bernard Law. The documents reveal much
about collections, property, and the settlement
resources related to the clergy's sexual abuse
crisis. But the greater revelation comes with
the knowledge that an archdiocese once steeped
in concealment now seems to be trying to lead
the way in transparency.
Many blazed this new trail of openness, and
not all wore priestly garb. The victims of sexu-
al abuse who found the courage to come for-
ward deserve much praise for forcing the church
to look at itself. Lay Catholics, for the most
part, accepted the archdiocese's decision to
close or consolidate dozens of parishes and
parochial schools, but not before demanding the
kind of financial accountability that any prudent
donor needs to ensure that funds are not being
wasted or diverted. The Legislature may have
resoundingly rejected a bill sponsored by state
Senator Marian Walsh that would have
required religious entities to report financial
information as a condition of their tax-exempt
status. But she got the attention of O'Malley,
who realized that it was no longer in the arch-
diocese's interest to keep such information
The cardinal is in the process of selecting a
new leadership team, including a chancellor
and development director. The appointment
of a talented chancellor, who would oversee
the day-to-day financial management of the
archdiocese, takes on even greater significance
because O'Malley's recent elevation to cardinal
will likely require much travel. And an expand-
ed role foi the laity at all levels of the church
should ensure the kind of ongoing account-
ability that inspires generosity and should help
the archdiocese recover from its staggering $46
The information disclosed this week does
not reveal the salaries of the top five individual
executives in the archdiocese, as is required of
secular non-profit groups. But John H.
McCarthy, an O'Malley adviser and CPA, told
Globe reporters and editors yesterday that such
disclosures will be made in the future. Yester-
day, the archdiocese also released disburse-
ments to its top five vendors, a further sign of its
willingness to play by rigorous rules of disclo-
At The Boston Globe yesterday, O'Malley
promised that comprehensive financial disclo-
sures will continue to be made every year. But
there is no guarantee that future leaders of the
archdiocese will honour this spirit of openness.
Still, the red ink on the archdiocese's balance
sheet shows what happens when they don't.
(9 These articles are from The Boston Globe
EDITOR, The Tribune.
EVER since I relocated to
Boston, Massachusetts some
three years' ago, I have always
stood up to defend or promote
the Bahamas whenever an
opportunity presents itself. I
have acted as a pseudo-ambas-
sador for tourism, culture, his-
tory, business, Bahamas Infor-
mation Service, public relations,
etc. Whatever the situation and
without hesitation, I have made
it my patriotic duty to act within
the best interest of the Bahamas.
For example, just a couple of
weeks ago, a student from Mass-
achusetts while on Springbreak
in Nassau was stabbed while out-
side a nightclub. This unfortu-
nate incident received much air
play. from the media all over
New England. Needless to say
that I had to spend much time
and effort to reassure some peo-
ple that such attacks against
tourists are as rare as a shark
attack and that of the nearly five
million visitors a year, this kind
of attack against a tourist is
indeed a rarity.
Another area of concern in
terms of negative publicity for
the Bahamas has been the con-
troversial television documen-
tary of a gay and lesbian cruise
onboard the Norwegian Dawn a
couple of years ago that was
hosted by comedian Rosie
O'Donnell. The purpose of this
documentary was to educate the
public on issues involving the
families of gays and lesbians.
Despite such good intentions, the
cruise passengers like other pub-
licised gay cruises to the
Bahamas received a hostile
reception in Nassau by a group
calling themselves "Save The
Bahamas Campaign". Led by
Pastor Mario Moxey, this rebel
group attempted to discourage,
intimidate, harass and even
demand that the constitutional
rights of these individuals be vio-
lated to accommodate their
unreasonable and homophobic
demands. Pastor Moxey indicat-
ed that he had requested of the
producers of this documentary
that they be fair and present all
sides in their story.
One of the things that
Bahamians must understand is
that for the past several decades,
tourism has been the number
one industry of the Bahamas.
For most Bahamians, it is their
bread and butter. Any kind of
negative publicity that will hurt
the tourism industry should
therefore be a concern to all
Bahamians as the damage to the
good image of the Bahamas may
be costly to correct. This is espe-
cially critical today with the
availability of instantaneous
communication technology. Bad
news can travel a lot faster than
it used to in the past. Any poten-
tial for a, situation to adversely
affect the Bahamas must be
nipped in the bud or otherwise
properly handled in terms of
According to the sociologist,
one of the negative side effects of
tourism is the fact that the
lifestyle or culture might be rad-
ically different than that of the
hosting community or country.
But business is business and to
some extent, that community or
country has no choice but to tol-
erate the lifestyle or social values
of their guests&. The perfect
example of this is the Bahamas'
position on gambling. Even
though gambling in the Bahamas
is "illegal" and some in the reli-
gious communities has labelled it
as "sinful", the Bahamas has tak-
en the position for years now
that gambling for the tourist is
to be facilitated and allowed
even though Bahamians are
denied such a privilege in their
By spending tens of millions
of dollars annually, the Ministry
of Tourism has extended an open
invitation to the world at large to
come to the Bahamas. Only a
few exceptions exist that can
deny persons from anywhere in
the world from accepting this
invitation. Undesirables such as
criminals, terrorists, drug deal-
ers, etc, can be denied entry to
the Bahamas. However, for the
vast majority of persons on plan-
et Earth, the Bahamas is sup-
posed to welcome them with
open arms. In addition, once
inside the Bahamas, they are
afforded the full protection of
the Constitution of the Bahamas,
which clearly provides that ALL
PERSONS (not only Bahami-
ans) be protected from discrimi-
nation, have a right to assemble,
have a right to travel, have a
right to the enjoyment of their
property, etc. By inviting per-
sons from all over the world to
the Bahamas along with their
unique customs, or practices, it
doesn't mean that Bahamians
will adopt .these new lifestyles.
Can you imagine Bahamians
adapting or accepting the ways of
In recent months Tourism
Minister Obie Wilchcombe has
now been exploring the possibil-
ity of developing a tourism prod-
uct with China. This is a country
with many traditions and prac-
tices that most Bahamians will
find hard to swallow. For exam-
ple, how would Bahamians react
when their Chinese guest is eat-
ing a dish of fried snake, rodents
or "potcake" dog meat? The
point is, these are some practices
that Bahamians will never per-
sonally get involved with even
in another one thousand years,
but is that sufficient reason to
discourage Chinese tourism?
Ironically, the documentary
made it a point to emphasis the
fact that Pastor Moxey and his
group were exercising their con-
stitutional right of freedom of
expression. If there is a benefit to
all this, this is most certainly it.
Now they should appreciate
what the freedom of expression
means and that they too must
respect the rights of others. That
is, have a right to say whatever
you wish without being intimi-
dated. Even if someone doesn't
like what you-have to say, it
doesn't mean that you do not
have the right to say it.
With a previous gay cruise to
Nassau, Pastor Moxey and his
group viciously harassed and
attempted to deny the cruise vis-
itors their constitutional rights
here in the Bahamas. At that
time I expressed my outrage that
much of this harassment took
place in full view of the police.
Disappointedly, despite such bla-
tant violations of the law, no one
from Pastor Moxey's group was
The documentary did provide
an informative account of issues
affecting gay couples, in particu-
lar as it relates to gay couples
adopting children or giving birth
through surrogates or artificial
insemination. But more impor-
tant is the family atmosphere
that these children may not oth-
erwise have had. Also, there is
no conclusive evidence that chil-
dren who grow up with same sex
parents will develop into homo-
sexuals as seems to be the pre-
vailing thought. The cruise was a
seven-day trip. For the most part,
everyone enjoyed the trip as any
family would. It wasn't until they
pulled into Nassau on day six
when all hell broke loose. By
contrast, the reception received
in Key West was so different.
The town literally laid out the
red carpet for this group and the
visit commemorated as some-
thing that was beneficial to all
of the parties concerned. This is
a far cry as to the Nassau expe-
rience where insults were hurled
in full earshot of little children.
Ridiculous placards that bore
such messages as "animals are
more intelligent then sissies!"
were just silly. This kind of hys-
teria is nothing short of a witch-
hunt. I was so proud to see so
many of my fellow Bahamians
speak out against Pastor Moxey
and his group as not being rep-
resentative of the Bahamian peo-
ple. Like with any other group
of tourists, the straw vendors,
hair braiders, etc, had a field day
as they entertained thigh group.
However in disgust, ith host
of the cruise-Rosie O'Donnell
refused to get off the ship out of
fear that she may have punched
one of the protesters. She indi-
cated that she had been a fre-
quent visitor to The Ocean Club
on Paradise Island where she has
never had,a problem. Why was
this time so different? Was it
because she had brought along
some of her friends? But this is
what Bahamian Tourism had
been asking for decades, wirive
the time of Blind Blake. "Wje
ya go, please come again...aod
don't forget to bring along all of
your friends to li'l Nassau, li'l
Nassau, you will have a wonder-
ful time in Nassau!?"
April 7, 2006.
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SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 2006, AHAULt b
o In brief
STUART Cove, renowned div-
er and owner of Dive Stuart Cove
has made a donation to the
Coastal Awareness Committee.
The committee is a group of
stakeholders from the private and
public sectors formed to heighten
the public's awareness of the
importance of preserving coast-
The donation is to be used for
the committee's month-long
national Coastal Awareness
Mr Cove, whose diving opera-
tion is located near Clifton Pier in
South Ocean, is a member of the
National Coastal Awareness
Committee, and has also sup-
ported the initiative by sponsoring
snorkeling field trips for local
school children to expose them
to the wonders of our coastal
The children were taken to sev-
eral sites throughout Nassau to
snorkel and see coral reef habitats
"We felt very strongly that part
of our efforts as a committee was
to help children, especially those
that have never been the given
the opportunity, to make a per-
sonal connection to our amasing
ocean environment," said Mr
Cove. "The students had a great
time learning about reef systems
and seeing our colorful sea life."
"We are grateful to Stuart
Cove and all of the sponsors who
have supported Coastal Aware-
ness," said Earlston McPhee,
chairman of the Coastal Aware-
ness Committee. "Taking care of
our coasts should be everyone's
concern and we all have a respon-
sibility to protect our unique envi-
ronment. This year corporate
sponsors have really stepped-up
to the plate and contributed to
this important initiative."
"Each of us at Dive Stuart
Cove supports Coastal Aware-
ness. Everyday we take visitors
from around the world to see our
incredible natural resources,"
added Mr Cove.
"We see the beauty and, unfor-
tunately, sometimes the results
of destruction of our coral reefs
and other effects of marine
debris. It is important for every
one of us to preserve our natural
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Island that finds itself in
the front line with refugees
ISOLATED Ragged Island lies in the south-west-
ern Bahamas not far north of both Haiti and Cuba.
As a result, it finds itself on the front line when .
refugees from those two beleaguered lands head
for Nassau and Florida. What.happens when a for-. A" -
eign vessel runs aground, creating an unexpected
confrontation between alien cultures? A Tribune "*" B"
writer describes the impact... |
TWO weeks ago, 96 thirsty and
filthy Haitians scrambled up the
beach near Duncan Town when
their sloop crunched on to off-
Parched and hungry, the
wretched band of men, women
and children had endured inde-
scribable conditions during 12
long days at sea.
As their simple 40-foot craft
laboriously tacked and lurched
towards Nassau from northern
Haiti, patrols spotted only six peo-
ple on deck. The rest were down
below in a hold so dark and foul
that locals were afraid to go near
it when they went out in dinghies
to explore the wreck.
Once ashore, the Haitians were
rounded up by armed police offi-
cers and ushered into a com-
pound. Unlike most captured
refugees, some of these were
noticeably rebellious and hostile.
Reinforcements were called in
"The smell from those people
and their boat was unbelieve-
able," said one islander, "they had
lived on that little vessel for near-
ly two weeks. When they wanted
to use the bathroom, they had
passed a bucket from one to the
other. The stench from that hold
was beyond description.
"Finally, they ran out of water
and tried to come into Ragged
Island. But there is no way of
negotiating our waters with no
-motor in that kind of boat, so they
ran on to the reef. The boat is
still out there, lying on its side."
In Duncan Town, island
women rose to the occasion,
cooking chicken and rice for a
refugee group which outnum-
bered the local population by a
dozen or more.
The island's new reverse osmo-
sis plant was used to fill the police
station holding tank with water
so that they could wash and drink.
"Even from several feet away,
these people smelled bad," said a
Unlike most fleeing Haitians,
this group included a nucleus of
recalcitrant males. They resent-
ed taking orders from police and
began inciting trouble among the
rest of the group.
As a result, the trouble-mak-
ers were herded into a lock-up.
Revolvers were drawn to make
the point that the police meant
business. When the support heli-
copter arrived, peace was
"There is nothing a Haitian-
fears more than a uniform," said
a local who witnessed the scene
from beginning to end, "One guy
who spoke like an American was
giving hard-mouth. At one point,
officers had to push against the
door and bars to keep them inside
"Four or five civilians took
turns with police to keep them
locked up. These people were not
humble at all. Next day the chop-
per came with reinforcements and
Eventually, the Haitians were
taken by islanders in small boats
to a Defence Force ship anchored
off-shore. From there, the
refugees were transferred to Nas-
sau for processing before being
The chances are, though, that
most will be passing Ragged
Island again before too long.
"Didn't I send you back to Haiti a
couple of weeks ago?" an officer
asked one Haitian man. "Yes,"
A woman who had spent time
in Nassau before as a hair-braider
was also making an attempt to
get back. "I like the Bahamas,"
she told islanders. "I will try
One man claimed to be Hait-
ian-Bahamian. Several were
young and dressed in iiloth-l th.il
suggested an interest in drug-deal-,
ing. "Thlrc was, just something
about them," said a resident.
"They looked the type."
Some were rowdy and disor-
derly until guns were drawn. If
there is one thing Haitians under-
stand it is the power of the gun.
Firearms have dictated the pat-
tern of their nation's political life.
HAITIAN'S apprehended by the Defence Force in this 2005 file photo. Ragged Island finds itself
in the front line when refugees from Haiti and Cuba head for Nassau and Florida.
"They were not scared until the
revolvers were produced. They
seemed well-versed in what they
were doing," said the islander.
"But I tell you, man, these
boats coming in cause a lot of
stress down here. It was a whole
wasted day. We do what we can
to help. The women arranged
meals of grits and then, when the
time came, we marched them
down to the landing and put them
on some boats.
"The Defence Force ship was
anchored about four miles off and
they were put aboard. We fed
them well. We don't discriminate
Ragged Island's place on the
map virtually guarantees incur-
sions of this kind from time to
time. Over the last dozen years
or so there have been ten or 12
landings, some involving Cubans.
Usually, the Haitians are forced
ashore by weather while heading
north.'"No-one actually comes to
Ragged Island intentionally
because there is nothing here,"
said the islander.
"There is no use trying to
escape into the bush here. There's
no well water and no coconuts on
the trees because we've taken
them all," he added.
Apart from wild:go:ts and -,
sheep, which locals hunt from
time to time, there is no means of
sustenance on Ragged Island, and
no hiding place because it is far
Generally, sloops give Ragged
Island and its accompanying cays
a wide berth because treacherous
reefs pose a constant threat.
In the early 1990s, one ran
aground and overturned, spilling
90 people into the sea. Most
drowned, their bodies laid out on
nearby Salt Cay.
"When they come ashore here,
it is usually because they have
gone off-course," said the
Even so, Ragged Island finds
itself reluctantly drawn into the
political affairs of other lands.
Poverty in Haiti and repression
in Cuba fuel the exodus.
"The Cubans come here, too,
but they are milder and meeker
people," said the islander. "Some-
times, Haitians can be volatile."
With such a small population,
and therefore no real voting pow-
er, Ragged Island has always felt
itself to be the cinderella isle of
Several times in recent years,
locals have warned of the dan-
gers of depopulation because
amenities are so basic.
-One set of Guyanese school-
teachers who spent several years
at the island school described con-
ditions as "medieval" and said it
would be difficult to lure more
foreigners to such a forsaken
While Haitian landings create a
diversion from the simple tasks
of daily life, they are not wel-
comed by Ragged Island's sim-
ple but proud people. They add to
their many burdens and bring
anxiety to the womenfolk.
"Even now the smell lingers,"
said the islander. "The breeze
blows, but the odour does not go
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ONE of the most backward islands in
the Bahamas is to get its first Internet
Passing yachtsmen will be able to pop
into Ragged Island to check their e-mail
once the business is up and running.
Former chief councillor Myron Lock-
hart-Bain is buying a large wooden build-
ing to house the cafe, which will also sell
books, postcards and souvenirs.
If all goes well, he will open the cafe
from June with an accompanying laun-
dromat and taxi business.
"We are having American tourists call-
ing in all the time now," said Mr Lock-
hart-Bain, "so I thought I'd provide them
with a few more amenities."
The Internet cafe will help propel
Ragged Island where conditions have
been described as "medieval" into the
Although there are government com-
puters on the island, this will be the first
time Internet access will have been pro-
vided on a commercial basis.
At one time, Ragged Island was a busy
trading post, with boats carrying pro-
duce to Cuba and Haiti.
Nowadays, the island is viewed by res-
idents as a forgotten outpost of the arch-
ipelago with below-par facilities.
The Internet cafe will, however, give
the island a new link with the outside
world and another reason for wealthy
"yachties" to pay a visit.
"The more they come here, the better
off is the local economy," said Mr Lock-
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GLOBAL VILLAGE METHODIST CHURCH,
Queen's College Campus
9:30AM Rev. James Neilly
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Bahamas under the theme "Celebrate".
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and Provost Marshall Salathiel Thompson is seen with the com-
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INTROIT AND COLLECT:
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ALMIGHTY FATHER, who in your great mercy comforted the disciples by
the appearance of your risen Son: given us such an awareness of his presence
that we may be nourished and sustained by his risen life and serve you
continually in love and faithfulness, through the same Jesus Christ our Lord,
who reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for
WESLEY METHODIST CHURCH (Malcolm Rd East)
7:00 a.m. Rev. Edward J. Sykes (Holy Communion)
11:00 a.m. Sis. Cecelia Gardiner Local Preacher
RHODES MEMORIAL METHODIST CHURCH (108 Montrose
Ave. near Wulff Rd)
7:00 a.m. Rev. Colin C.L. Newton (Holy Communion)
10:00 a.m. Sis. Patrice Strachan Local Preacher
11:00 a.m. Rev. Emily A.Demeritte/Rev. Mark S. Christmas/Rev.
Commitment Lord's Day
6:30 p.m. Class Leaders
COKE MEMORIAL METHODIST CHURCH (Rose Street, Fox
11:00 a.m. Sis. Katie Carter Local Preacher
PROVIDENCE METHODIST CHURCH (Shirley Plaza)
11:00 a.m. Rev. Edward J. Sykes
6:30 p.m. Youth Fellowship
HERITAGE OF REDEEMING LOVE METHODIST CHURCH
(28 Crawford St, Oakes Field)
7:00 a.m. Rev. Emily A. Demeritte
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8:00 a.m. Rev. Mark S. Christmas (Holy Communion)
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OUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS AFFECTED BY HURRICANE
WILMA AND OTHER NATURAL DISASTERS; THE PRIVY
SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 2006, PAGE 7
Wetlands are not wastelands
M MONTH HI ;1
SWetlands are one of the five coastal
zones of the Bahamas. They play a
vital role in our island environment.
WHAT if there were no wet-
lands? Without them the
Bahamas would be subject to
much greater damage from
storms and hurricanes, there
would be fewer fish to catch and
eat, and fewer beaches for tourists
to visit. Inland flooding from
storms would be more severe and
our water more polluted. With-
out wetlands there would be no
habitat for herons, egrets, and
waterfowl (ducks) and many oth-
er plants and animals that share
our island home.
All of the major cities of the
Caribbean (eg Havana, Port-au-
Prince, Santo Domingo,
SKingston, Nassau and San Juan)
and indeed most of the great
cities of the world were built on
S wetlands. This did not happen by
chance, nor was it a mistake.
The wetlands formed by great
rivers such as the Tigris and
Euphrates of the Middle East, the
Niger and Nile of Africa and the
Indus and Mekong of Asia, nur-
tured the greatest human civi-
S They provided drinking water,
fish, building materials, fuel, pas-
S ture land and transportation. Reg-.
ular flooding maintained the fer-
tility of agricultural lands. In
S many places, the towns have
expanded into great cities. Only
occasional floods remind their
S inhabitants that they are now liv-
i ing on land stolen from wetlands.
* ~ Today wetlands are still very
*' important to the Bahamian peo-
* r ple. Some of the ways people and
.' eco-systems depend on wetlands
Share described below. Wetlands
are in need of our protection not
just as habitat for wildlife, but
also to guarantee the health,
wealth and welfare of the local
N FISH AND SEAFOOD
Bahamians and our visitors like
fish and seafood. Some tourists
come to -ca liih jnd others to
-catch them Supplying fish'and
supporting the recreational fish-
ing industry is a major source of
income for coastal settlements
throughout the Bahamas.
Most of the fish, lobsters,
conch, and crabs that are har-
vested and sold in our markets
have spent at least part of their
lives in a wetland. Many species
of fish, including groupers, jacks
and snappers spawn at sea on the
reefs at the drop-off, or in the sea
Their eggs and young are
washed into the mangroves where
they flourish on the abundant
food supplies from the richly pro-
Shallow waters and complex
root systems protect the young
fish from predators and storms.
As they mature, they venture out
to feed on the sea grass beds and
coral reefs that are usually found
beside wetlands. In this way a
functional wetland can supply fish
fry to reefs for many kilometres
down stream. Destroying even a
small wetland can decimate fish
stocks over a large area.
* NON-WOOD PRODUCTS
Wetlands produce many
important non-timber products.
Most of them are produced on
such a small scale that their
importance is rarely recognized.
SSome examples include man-
grove leaves which are harvest-
ed for their medicinal value, out-
standingly high quality honey pro-
duced by hives placed among
black mangrove trees, shoots of
royal palms harvested and eaten
as "Hearts of Palm" a delicacy
and orchids harvested for horti-
Bahamian Wetlands abound
with life. They may have fewer
endemic species than the rainfor-
est but their wildlife is rich and
varied and of immense ecologi-
cal and economic importance.
Shallow water, warm condi-
tions and an abundance of nutri-
ents and water contribute to high
primary production. Much of this
production is available as food
for plants and animals.
It provides a basis for food
. chains that support populations
of migrant birds (some over win-
ter in the Bahamas, others use it
as a staging post for longer jour-
neys) and endangered species
such as manatees, West Indian
Whistling Ducks and Sea Tur-
'How is wildlife utilised?'
Although eco-tourism and nature
tourism are increasingly popular
worldwide, bringing tourists to
see wetlands is a relatively new
idea for our region. Learning
from the Everglades National
Park in Florida, which is visited
by almost one million people a
year the Bahamas National
Trust is working to provide infra-
structure at Harrold and Wilsons
Ponds National Park in New
Providence and at The Inagua
National Park, which is home to
.,n- .-.f the i i e'tL brc din;I.
., "i.. of FI.i.ring:, ind i il rg
populations of herons, egrets and
numerous shore birds.
Wetland tours generate rev-
enue from entrance fees, trans-
portation and payment for guides.
They attract people to the area
and generate business for hotels,
taxi operators, supermarkets, fish
vendors, craftsmen and restau-
Beautiful landscapes also
attract scientific and educational
studies, as well as people inter-
ested in making films and docu-
M WATER SUPPLY
Water is essential for human
life.. Wetlands are important for
maintenance of water supplies.
They catch and store water,
recharge aquifers and protect
coastal aquifers from salt water.
Historically, many salt ponds
in the Caribbean were used to
produce salt. This was done by
evaporation in a series of shallow
ponds or pans, each with a slight-
ly different salinity. Salt is still
produced in this way in some
Morton Salt in Inagua pro-
duces salt by solar evaporation in
the cast flat saltpans that traverse
the Inagua landscape. The
process takes two years for sea-
water to be circulated from pan to
pan. In time, algae, fertilised by
flamingo droppings, grow in the
water and darken it. And the
flamingos feed on the shrimp
until the salt is ready for harvest-
This is a wonderful example
of how private enterprise and
Mother Nature can join forces.
Morton assists the Bahamas
National Trust manager of this
national park and wetland of
international importance by keep-
ing the dike roads passable and
other infrastructure in good con-
Wetlands are important for
biological diversity or biodiversi-
ty the richness of all living
things. Overall it appears that
higher biodiversity makes for a
more stable and productive eco-
Coastal wetlands in the
Caribbean are among the most
productive eco-systems in the
world. Wetlands cover only 6.4
per cent of the Earth's surface,
yet they account for 24 per cent of
* WETLANDS help to produce mangrove trees.
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-September 17. 1970 ; April 22, 2005
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"A light is from our household
gone, a voice we loved is stilled, a
place is vacant in our home which
never can be filed. God gave us a
beautiful father a father who
never grew old. you were always
there with a heping hand, help us
now to accept His plan We miss
'Mtte knew t hai inor,i~iq 111;3t .-"m(
was going try cOalf o:11 eii IIr l11I6F
we Ioved ycw dcaliew l m lea~i a
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lose you, diid you no 9(o nlVocr) ii o
part Of us went wifM yu tp he day
God called you bornep YOu Iefl u;
you now, our hearts are sore, as peaceful rrmemones, yor love i s
Sim goes by we miss you more stil our guide., ad ihcugh ,we caG'.
yur loving srie, yourgentle face. not see you, you ace aways by our
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p ce" and nothing sees the ~ti but
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i h :t>re. i MNljrinaj Villjc Ailjntis jnd Beach Rc-orti
Woodes Rogers Wharf, Coffee Cay Limited During his brief remarks, managing director
has officially opened its third Starbucks Store of Coffee Cay Mr J R Boisclair, introduced
at the Wyndham Casino on Cable Beach. Rachel Rolle as manager of the Starbucks
The opening was attended by friends and Cable Beach store and thanked his Coffee
family of the Starbucks partners along with Cay partners and Baha Mar for their support.
Pelican Point Coconut
festival is on a roll
THE Pelican Point Coconut
Festival is fast becoming a bea-
con for the promotion of the
Bahamian identity both at
home and abroad, according to
Tourism Minister Obie Wilch-
The festival, which started
out as a small affair attended
mainly by Bahamians, this year
attracted thousands with num-
bers greatly augmented
through international advertis-
ing by the Bahamas Ministry
Speaking in East End, Grand
Bahama on Easter Monday as
he officially opened the eighth
annual festival, Mr Wilch-
combe pointed out that it has
become an event that not only
impresses visitors, but also
reminds Bahamians every-
where about "who we are,
where we are, where we come
from, and where we are going."
Mr Wilchcombe said Pelican
Point residents are among the
proudest of Bahamians, and
take pride in using the coconut
to make a difference at the fes-
tival, as they try to make a liv-
ing and improve the lot of
those around them.
"When we think about
coconuts," he continued, "it is
surprising that you will find the
coconut is being used in cui-
sine, and the only other place
which I think does this is South
"There was a time in the
Bahamas when we didn't have
Bahamian chefs; there was a
time in the Bahamas, not so
long ago, when all our chefs
-had to come from abroad
whether from Europe, United
States or elsewhere; and now
we have many young Bahami-
ans who have made it a pro-
fession and are doing extreme-
ly well; and many have come
from New Pro% idence for this
Mr Wilchcoribe then recog-
nised some of the outstanding
Bahamians Chefs from New
Providence who travelled to
Pelican Point for the cooking
competition segment of the fes-
tival, and thanked Julia Burn-
side from the Ministry of
Tourism for her efforts in
organising the first annual
Coconut Culinary Classic.
"And, those of you who are
visitors, let me tell you, that if
you travel throughout the
Bahamas from Inagua to Birni-
ni you will find the best people
anywhere in the world. We
open our doors and invite you
to be a part of it and to enjoy
what God has given us.
"So we thank you for being
part of this celebration and this
outstanding activity. Today; is
your day to have a good time.
It is your day to enjoy coconut
meals, and gin and coconut
water. So enjoy your day, cele-
brate who yob are and never
be ashamed," he said.
; 228th 9 vemrnber, 1959
"Ciristopher's great sense of humor andhiis love for life were contagious, and I
consider it a privilege that I knew Chris, whose moving ways touched the Gives of
many". Qira /Bhatt, 'Vancouver Canada
"Christopher gve of himsef... and in fact was a man or adpeopte in the Bahamas
he truly loved" LilCa Roche,'Florida, U.S.A.
" Christophier Esfakis contributed to the fut of his time and talent, and was weL
known and liked among his peers." Linda LaFleur
"Christopher was loyal, honest, and ived andenjoyed life, its responsibilities and
opportunities. He was a wonderful friend, brother and husband. "He was one who
made like better and richerfor others and in so doing, made like better and richer
for himself." Robert Sands
"Chris was a unique individual l intellent, sociable,giving, well-liked, witty,
talented, and a good person. He loved-life. Chris touched so many lives, and wilt
be truly missed." John Constantais
"Christopher was a gente person...and sow to criticize. He was honest in afl ways
and in afl things. 3-e ha good work ethic,... and fine brain, and used it wel.
H3e was a good citizen, a good son and a goodhusband, and he would have been
a good father. In fact, th world has toofew people of Christopher's ability and
honesty. Norman Soomon
"You shall love the Lord your Godwith
al your heart, with al your souland with
all your strength; and your neihbour as yourself.
Do this andyou wifl ive."
eMay His Memory Be Eternaf
WES ^ ^^
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SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 2006, PAGE 9
:ROM page"one Bahamas to clamp down
thd most vulnerable in our society are
out -children who are being impacted diately addressed. "This is receiving the attention of something that is being addressed a
bythe activities of these nefarious peo- "Crime has no-borders now. And the Cabinet, the church leaders, and the International Police Organization
pireI she said. with computers, while they are all well certainly law enforcement. and with heads of governments around
Cojrently there is no legal group and good, this is one of the vices. And "But again you are talking about the world, where persons can wait ii
on which viewers ofo so this is one of the things we need to cyber. You are not talking about some- their home and at the touch of a but
phy In be promisedted. Bt this look at. thing tangible. And I think that is ton commit a crime," he said.
I ole" Mr Bell promised, will be imme-
Bethel Brothers Morticians
Telephone: 322-4433, 326-7030
Nassau Street, P.O.Box N-1026
of Roosevelt Ave. will be
held on Saturday 10:00 a.m.
F at Christ Church Cathedral,
.. -George-Street. The Very-
S Rev'd Dean Patrick
Adderley, assisted by Rev'd
Michael Gittens and Rev'd
1:.Stephen Davies will officiate.
.' 'Interment will be made in
the Western Cemetery.
I Maisie is survived by her
:' children, Ruth Fawkes,
S, Rosemond Byles, John
Sean Fawkes, Mario Fawkes, DeAndra Fawkes, Howard Dion
Archer, Jason Byles, Jamie, Wilkinson, Armanda Wilkinson,
Christopher Wilkinson, Ariandale Wallace; great granchild,
Delgado "Emelio" Culmer (Jr.); daughter-in-law, Portia Wilkinson;
'sisters, Violet Knowles, Mildred Diah, Dr. Corolyn Hanna, Joan
Mayson; late sisters, Mrs. Merle Brozozog, Mrs. Olive Wells;
brother-in-law, Eldridge Knowles; nephews, Stefan Brozozog,
Sigmund Brozozog, Blasco Brozozog,.Reverend Spencer
:Brozozog, Reverend Kasermer Brozozog and Lenneth
-Brozozog, Perry, Christopher, Peter, Bryan, Donny, Shayne
,and Patrick Knowles, Van, Kevin, Bradley, and Antonio Diah,
Brent Mayson; nieces, Dr. Eyrena Brozozog-Burgoine, Dr.
-Wanda Brozozog-Joyce, Karen Brozozog-Kieser, Sharon
SSturman (Dolly), Elizabeth Bridges, Saran Knowles, Kimberley
Villachica, Zoe Sears, Deborah Armogan, Vanessa King,
J,ohanna Mayson; stepchildren, Mr Carlton and Mrs Cleora.
Wilkinson and family, Ms Marguerite Munnings and family, Ms
Mary Wilkinson and family, Mr Wilfred Wilkinson and family,
Mr Hartley Wilkinson and family, the Johnson family (the Late
'Joan Johnson); other relatives, Colin Byles and family, Dawson
'Ftwkes, and family, Howard Ancher and family, William and
Adella Weeks and family, Helena Sterling and family, Herbert
'Diah, Richard Mayson, Hazel Jupp and family, Barbara
:Rahaming and family, Betty Forbes and family, Keva Bain,
Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Butler, Richard Byer and Ms. Valerie
Smith and Mrs. Jane Bethel and family; adopted family, Mrs.
SGOrdean Gittens and familyand The-St-Matthew's Day-Care-
, Centre; friends, The Most Reverend Bishop Gomez and family,
The Very Reverend Dean Addeney.and Mrs. Astrid Adderley,
.Father Michael Gittens, Father Stephen Davies and family,
.Father Laish Boyd and family, Mrs. Clarise Granger, Mr James
-qnd Mrs Alieen Knowles and family, Warren Morrisson and
family, Cheryl Moss and family, Sabrina Skinner and family,
Brenda Trainor and family, Mrs Jean Culmer and family, Judith
Knowles and family, Wellington, Beverley Rose Williamson,
Mrs. Daphne Simmons and family, Mrs. Ethel Grant Brown
,and family, Mrs. Patricia'Fowler and family, Dr. Agreta Eneas-
,Carey, Phillipa the staff office, the Albury family, the Jaminez
,family, Mr. Donald Hield, Mrs. Margurite Tizzard and Mr. Bill
'Tizzard, Mrs. Majorie Davis and family, Mr. Smiley Bastian and
:family, Mrs. Re Bourne and family, Mr. John Burrows and
family, Stephanie Archer-McQuay and family, Mrs. Shirley
;:Francis and the Williams family, Mr. John Berryman and family,
*Mr. Enoch Beckford, Mr. Richard Dean. Mrs Roberta Albury
;and family, Yvonne Daley and family, Mrs. Cecile Silver, Mrs.
,Patricia Rutherford, Mrs. Ruby Green-Ferguson and family,
*Christine Green and family, Sharon Saunders, Albert and
.Alexanderia Archer, Mrs. Glinton and the Blue Moon Family,
The Quarry Mission Road Family, The ACW of Christ Church
,Cathedral, The Sunday School of Christ Church Cathedral,
Mr. and Mrs. Kirk Williams, The staff of CIBC Trust Company
(Bahamas) Limited, The staff of The Dupuch Law School and
to the many many persons whom we may have missed.
'Friends may pay their last respects at Bethel Brothers Morticians
#44 Nassau Street of Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
There will be no viewing at the Cathedral.
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FROM page one
with the necessary repairs that
were started three weeks ago.
Wanting to know the status
of functioning equipment at the
facility, Magistrate Virgill was
forced into a brief exchange,
with Cleare when he began
fumbling for an appropriate
Eventually, Cleare explained
to the Magistrate why he was
reluctant to offer up the infor-
mation in an open court, and
she acknowledged his concerns.
But continuing firmly, she said,
"Do not stand and say you will
not answer. I am asking the
question to see if you need
more financial help."
"Funds are now available, but
it still will not complete it,"
replied the director.
"That is what I wanted to
know," said Magistrate Virgill,
"if it (funds) was adequate."
"It is not adequate," Cleare
said before leaving the stand.
Testifying some time after
Cleare, Defence Force Officer
Mark Knowles also spoke of
being in possession of nonfunc-
.tioning equipment, as he
recounted his version of events
on the morning of January 17th.
Shortly after 4.10am the offi-
cer said he heard the siren go
off, and with two other com-
mando officers on duty that
night, he went to the back of
maximum security where he
met a prison officer who told
him four prisoners went over
Unable to get over the fence,
the officer said he eventually
got in his car and drove onto
Fox.Hill Road. Instead of pro-
ceeding to Yamacraw Road, he
turned right and went down Joe
Farrington Road to ensure that
no prisoners had got out of the
The marine officer said he
returned to the Yamacraw area
just in time to see the three pris-
owners on the bus and the buses
being prepared to return to the
He followed the bus in a con-
voy back to the prison, but by
the time he parked his car and
walked into the prison, prison-
ers Bowe and Parcoi were
already being taken into the
When asked if he had a radio
for communication on that
night, the officer informed the
court that he did, but said it was
"Why was it dead?" asked
"I wish I could answer that
ma'am," was Knowles'
He said he complained about
the radio going dead on several
occasions, but was told that the
only time the radios could be
charged was between 5 and
10pm, after the prisoners were
brought in from exercise. This,
he continued, was not sufficient
time to fully charge the radios.
Initially when he goes to
work and gets the radio,
Knowles said it is working. But
through the night, he contin-
ued, it goes out.
That night, Knowles said he
did not know he had a dead
radio until later that morning.
Magistrate Virgill's question-
ing once again turned to the
marine officer's activities on Joe
Farrington and Yamacraw
In her questioning, Magis-
trate Virgill wanted to know
who or what the marine officer
was looking for when he went
to Joe Farrington Road.
"Did you have a recog-
nizance?" asked the Magistrate.
"No," replied the Knowles.
"Did officers tell you how
they (prisoners) were dress?"
"No," he said.
Later in the questioning, the
Magistrate inquired of Knowles:
"What were you hoping to find
in the dark (of Joe Farrington,
Road)? Did you have binocu-
lars or night vision glasses?"
"No ma'am," the Marine said
before answering additional
questions and leaving the stand.
In addition to Cleare and
Knowles' testimony, the court
also heard from inmates Aaron
Jones and Davie Gibson, and
like the others not directly relat-
ed to the breakout, they too
denied knowledge of the
escapees' plans. They, like the
others, remember Officer
Steven Sands and another offi-
cer coming in search of Officer
Jones did offer up, however,
that he believed Ellison Smith
once occupied the cell in which
Trono Davis now resides.
After the January jail break,
it was learned, several hacksaw
blades were discovered in
Davis' cell. In his testimony
before the court on Thursday,
however, Davis denied having
any knowledge of those items.
Neither Jones nor Gibson
was able provide the court with
any specifics about the breakout
or any of the characters
involved, so their testimonies
were kept brief.
The court next awaited the
testimony of Principal Officer
Van Johnson, once it was
announced that he would take
the stand, but after being sworn
in, he was advised by the court
not to testify unless his counsel
The court took a ten minute
break so that attempts could be
made to contact PO Johnson's
Once it was established that
Officer Johnson's attorney was
not available for yesterday's ses-
sion, and owing to the nature
of the charges against him, his
testimony was put off until court
resumes on Monday morning.
Hoping that he would be pre-
sent with counsel, the Magis-
trate informed Johnson that he
would be compelled to testifN
on Monday, i~th or without
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BISN LISTED & TRADED SECURITIES VISIT VWWBi.O '. -.e.
BISX ALL SHARE INDEX: CLOSE 1,422.61 / CHdC t.:92.j. -d O."14 Q. YTb1.9'/ YTO % 03.32
52 k-H i 52.H.S.-LO... ,rr. :-,1 PrI ....u C o3s Toda '- Close Change Da.ly Vol EPS $ Di' P'E Yield
u.95 u.-59 baco M.ariketr 5 .59 0 59 0 00 NO 019 0o00 N .1 :O
10.70 8.00 Bahamas Property Fund 10.70 10.70 0.00 1.568 0.360 6.8 3.36%
7.24 6.26 Bank of Bahamas 7.23 7.23 0.00 0.643 0.330 11.2 4.56%
0.85 0.70 Benchmark 0.70 0.70 0.00 0.175 0.020 4.0 2.86%
1.80 1.26 Bahamas Waste 1.26 1.26 0.00 0.105 0.060 12.0 4.76%
1.20 1.04 Fidelity Bank 1.12 1.12 0.00 0.175 0.050 6.4 4.46%
9.60 8.00 Cable Bahamas 9.15 9.15 0.00 0.565 0.240 ^16.2 2.62%
2.20 1.39 Colina Holdings 1.69 1.69 0.00 -0.067 0.000 NM 0.00%
10.11 8.33 Commonwealth Bank 10.00 10.11 0.11 1,000 0.861 0.560 11.7 5.54%
5.68 4.12 Consolidated Water BDRs 4.83 5.00 0.17 0.091 0.045 53.3 0.93%
2.88 1.51 Doctor's Hospital 2.45 2.45 0.00 0.437 0.000 5.6 0.00%
6.21 4.02 Famguard 6.20 6.20 0.00 0.539 0.240 11.5 3.87%
11.00 10.40 Finco 10.99 11.00 0.01 .1,000 0.738 0.540 14.9 4.91%
11.50 7.75 FirstCaribbean 11.50 11.50 0.00 700 0.874 0.500 13.2 4.35%
10.42 7.99 Focol 10.42 10.42 0.00 0.833 0.500 12.5 4.80%
1.27 1.15 Freeport Concrete 1.15 1.15 0.00 -0.162 0.000 N/M 0.00%
10.20 9.50 ICD Utilities 9.50 9.50 0.00 0.526 0.540 18.1 5.68%
9.10 8.22 J. S. Johnson 9.09 9.09 0.00 0.572 0.560 15.9 6.16%
7.95 5.30 Kerzner International BDRs 7.84 7.88 0.04 0.134 0.000 58.5 0.00%
1000 10 00 Premier Real Estate 1000 10.00 0.00 2.036 0.585 4.9 5.85%
FIdeo ty Ovef-The-Counrer Scuil-s .. .. '- : '." .
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10.14 10.00 Caribbean Crossings (Pref) 10.00 10.35 10.00 0.000 0.800 NM 7.80%
0.54 0.20 RND Holdings 0.29 0.54 0.00 -0.084 0.000 NM 0.00%
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430ii- 0 Ci'i ,-ec.-e ,41 j,) 43 j.0 41 00 2220 0 000 19d4 000,.
16.00 13.00 Bahamas Supermarkets 13.25 14.25 12.50 1.105 0.810 14.6 6.93%
0 60 0 35 RND Holdinas 0.29 0.54 0.35 -0.103 0.000 N/M 0.00%
B16X Listed Mutual Funas ... ....". .
- .'-.... -.'. .L F -.,3 I Jl n-.- YTD:. Lasl 12 .lonins Div S Y l .
1.2816 1.2231 Colina Money Market Fund 1.281616*
2.6662 2.2420 Fidelity Bahamas G & I Fund 2.6570 ***
2.3294 2.2214 Colina MSI Preferred Fund 2.329423**
1.1643 1.1006 Colina Bond Fund 1.164331"***
FINDEX: CLOSE 614 21 YTD 11 30' 2005 209 .- "
BiS "LL ,S Ft ifi, E IN' 12 :'- IELD last 12 iT.;.h do.iaends dl.ided bt, losing Grl.:
52wk-HI Highest closing price in last 52 weeks Bid $ Buying price of Colina and Fldellti
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Previous Close Previous day's weighted price for daily volume Last Price Last traded over-the-counter price
Today's Close Current day's weighted price for daily volume Weekly Vol. '- Trading volume of the prior week
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Daily Vol. Number of total shares traded today NAV Net Asset Value
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P/E Closing price divided by the last 12 month earnings FINDEX- The Fidelity Bahamas Stock Index. January 1, 1994 = 100
-* AS AT MAR. 31. 2006/ AS AT MAR. 31. 2006
- AS AT MAR. 31 2006/ ***AS AT FEB. 28. 2006
O TRADE CALL COULIA 242.5rJ2-71j0 I FIDELIT'i 242-356-7786 .
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being billed as a
FROM page one
trying more than two tons of
cocaine back then."
In 1988, Lehder was
convicted of drug traffick-
ing in a United States fed-
eral court and sentenced
to life in prison, as well as
an additional 135-year
"That was reduced to 55
years after his testimony
on behalf of the govern-
ment in the 1990s against
former Panamanian dicta-
tor Manuel Noriega, who
is also imprisoned in the
United States on a drug
conviction. Before all of
that, Lehder was running
a cocaine empire without
peer," the report said.
It went on to quote
DEA official Kevin Stan-
fill as saying that Lehder
had hoped to build a "per-
manent cocaine traffick-
ing empire" on Norman's
Cay, which would have
included constructing a
runway large enough to
accommodate jumbo jets
loaded with narcotics.
Stanfill said that the
joint task force set up by
Bahamian authorities and
the DEA was formed at
least in part because
of Lehder's bold
"He would use his radio
tower to call directly to
Colombia and tell them it
was OK to bring up a
shipment," Stanfill said.
"He had gunmen. He had
a command and control
centre. He had a huge
deck for parties. He basi-
cally had his own hotel
At a far end of Nor-
man's Cay, the report
said, Lehder had an
oceanfront home named
'The Volcano' because of
its.shape, nearby which he
kept for quick escape in
case his compound vas
ever infilirated by police.
The AP report contin-
"Testimony at Lehder's
trial indicated that he paid
bribes to the Bahamian
government to run his
operation from Norman's
Cay, although the
"Eventually, the DEA
and Bahamians made it
difficult for Lehder to
continue operating from
the island, and he was
finally captured in 1987
after a gun battle in
Colombia to face trial in
the United States.
"Now 56, Lehder is
serving out his prison
term at an undisclosed US
penitentiary," said Ernst
Muller, who was part of
the federal prosecution
team in 1988.
He would likely be in
his 70s before he is eligi-
ble for release.
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W H A T S O N I N
E M A I L O U T T H E
A N D A R O U N D
-a-g'g PARlES, MGHIICLUBS """" l
11--- -.- l& RESTAURANTS .
LIVE MUSIC @ The-Buzz, Nassau's Weekly Jam Session & Musicians
Hook-up. Located East Bay Street two doors East of Esso On The Run,
upstairs Good As New open Wednesday thru Saturday 8pm, Sunday
at 6pm. Amateur musicians try out & Open mic Wednesday & Thursday
after band practices. Professional musicians welcome to sit in on jams Fri-
day, Saturday and Sunday.'Book now for special events, concerts, private
parties. Call 393-2800 (393-BUZZ) or www.thebuzznightclub.biz for
more info Rock, Blues, Jazz, Funk, Reggae THE BUZZ: MAKING
CAFE EUROPA @ Charlotte Street North, kicks off every Friday
night with Happy Hour... special drinks, live music/DJ from 6pm to 9pm
and Nassau's first European Night Restaurant open Friday night till
Saturday morning 5am, serving hot food all under $10 and to go,
music, drinks and an English breakfast. Cafe Europa...the perfect
place to spend your night out till the morning.
Bahamian Party Hoppers and Smirnoff presents Friday Fusion @ Dicky
Mo's (west of Radisson resort), Cable Beach. The first group of 10 or
more will receive a free $100 bar tab of Fusion 3 for $10 specials. Ask
about our $13.95 dinner specials. Bahamian Night (Free admission)
every Saturday with live music from 8 pm to midnight. Karaoke Sundays
from 8pm to midnight, $1 shots and dinner specials all night long. For fur-
ther information, call (242) 327-1300 or e-mail: bahamianpartyhop-
$5 Friday @ First Down every Friday night. Music by Barry Da Pusher,
Selector: Dominique. Ladies $5 all night, gents $10. Early juggling by Mr.
Xcitement and DJ Fatal. Drink specials all night long.
Bacardi Happy Hour @ Power Boat Adventures Bar and Grill (one
door east of Texaco' Harbour Bay), every Friday. $3 Bacardi drinks all
night and $3 beers.
Ladies Night @ Power Boat Adventures Bar and Grill, every Saturday.
Ladies free, Gents, $10 all night. Bacardi Big Apple and other drink spe-
cials all night long.
Wild Jungle, each and every We ines'dj'i night 'i'( Club Trrpp;re. N.: .Ju'
"upscale" gentleman's club. Featuring a female bh,.d\ ~,iinf~g e\tr.,\ a-
ganza. Free body painting @ 8 pm. Ladies alway-s ,. c iome dnir; i.:n
Men free before 10 pm. Females free. There'will be free food and hours
d'oeuvres between 9 and 10 pm. Open until 4 am.
Ladies Night @ Fluid Lounge, this and every Thursday night. Doors
open at 10pm. Ladies free before lam, $10 after. Guys: $15 all night. Drink
special: 3 @ $10 (Bacardi) Giveaways and door prizes every week.
Saturday Night Live every Saturday night @ Club Fluid, Bay St. The
biggest party of the week, pumping all your favourite hits all night long.
Ladies in free before llpm. Strict security enforced.
Rave Saturdays @ Club Eclipse. DJ Scoobz spinning the best in Old Skool.
Admission $35, all inclusive food and drink.
Karaoke Music Mondaze @ Topshotters Sports Bar. Drink specials all
night long, including karaoke warm-up drink to get you started. Party
Reggae Tuesdays @ Bahama Boom. Cover charge includes a free Guil-
ness and there should be lots of prizes and surprises. Admission: Ladies
$10 and Men $15.
Hump Day Happy Hour @ Topshotters Sports Bar every Wednesday
5pm-8pm. Free appetizers and numerous drink specials.
The Pit @ Bahama Boom, every Thursday. Doors open at 9pm, showtime
11.30pm. Cover charge $15. $10 with flyer.
Fantasy Fridays @ Fluid Lounge, featuring late '80s music in the VIP
Lounge, Top of the charts in the Main Lounge, neon lights and Go Go
dancers. Admission: Ladies free before'llpm, $15 after; Guys $20 all night.
Chill Out Sundays @ Coco Loco's; Sandyport, from 4pm-until, playing
deep, funky chill moods with world beats.
Sweet Sunday Chill Out Soiree Lounge, every Sunday, 4pm-midnight @
Patio Grille, British Colonial Hotel.
Wet Sundays, every Sunday, noon-midnight @ Crystal Cay Beach.
Admission $10, ladies free.
TooLooSe @ Indigo Restaurant on West Bay St and Skyline Drive.
Singer/songwriter Steven Holden performs solo with special guests
Thursday from 9pm midnight.
The Graham Holden Deal @ The Green Parrot....David Graham, Steve
Holden, Tim Deal and Friends perform Sunday, 7pm 10pm @ Hurricane
Hole on Paradise Island.
Jay Mitchell and Hot KC @ Palm Court Lounge, British Colonial Hilton,
Sunday Night Interlude @ Briteley's Restaurant & Lounge, Eneas St off
Poinciana Drive. Featuring Frankie Victory at the key board in the
After Dark Room every Sunday, 8.30pm to midnight. Fine food and
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Paul Hanna, Tabatha and Gernie, and the Caribbean Express perform at
Traveller's Rest, West Bay St, every Sunday, 6.30pm-9.30pm.
'18Hm' THE ARTS -
Funky Nassau Rediscovering Identity: Featuring the artwork of John
Beadle, Dionne Benjamin-Smith, Lillian Blades, Blue Curry, Michael
Edwards, Antonious Roberts, Heino Schmid, Clive Stuart. The exhi-
bition \% ill be held 5 to Spm @ Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden,
Gcnnamn, i cn .uncuon with the Nanonialn_.-3 Gal.r-[ -'t ith Bahamas.
The d\hibition continues through Apri]l 31.
African Art Exhibition "What is Africa to Me" from the private col-
lection of Kay Crawford running until Saturday, July 29 at The
National Art Gallery of the Bahamas (NAGB).
a ., ,HEALTH
Autism Awareness Week
* Prime Minister's Walk for Autism Saturday, April 22
* Church Service (Kemp Road Union Baptist Church) Sunday April
* Information Booth (Rawson Square) Wednesday April
* Information Booth (Mall at Marathon) Saturday April 29
Conference on Autism Spectrum Disorders
Workshop for Professionals May 19 @ 9am 4pm (New Providence
Workshop for Families May 20 @ 9am 4pm (Garvin Tynes Prima-
Alcoholics Anonymous, wishes to inform the public of its meeting
times and places: The Nassau Group, Rosetta Street: Sunday Fri-
days 6pm to 7pm 8:30pm to 9:30pm Saturday mornings 10am to
11am Sacred Heart Church: Fridays 6pm to 7pm The Kirk: Mon-
days and Thursdays 7:30pm to 8:30pm New Providence Communi-
ty Centre: Mondays 6pm to 7pm Wednesday and Fridays 7pm to
The Cancer Society of the Bahamas meets at 5.30pm on the second
Tuesday of each month at their Headquarters at East Terrace, Cen-
treville. Call 323-4482 for more info.
Pre & Post Natal Fitness Classes are being held 6:30pm Tuesdays and
Thursday at Nassau gymNastics Seagrapes location (off Prince
Charles Dr), Doctor approval is required. Call 364-8423 to register
or for more info.
Diabetes Directions a FREE diabetic support group meets the first
Monday of each month at 6.30pm at New Providence Community
Centre, Blake Road. Dinner is provided and free blood sugar, blood
pressure and cholesterol testing is available. For more info call 702-
4646 or 327-2878
MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Bahamas meets the third Monday every
month, 6pm @ Doctors Hospital conference room.
Bahamas Diabetic Association meets every third Saturday, 2:30pm
(except August and December) @ the Nursing School, Grosvenor
Close, Shirley Street.
Doctors Hospital, the official training centre of the American Heart
Association offers CPR classes certified by the AHA. The course
defines the warning signs of respiratory arrest and gives prevention
strategies to avoid sudden death syndrome and the most common
serious injuries and choking that can occur in adults, infants and chil-'
dren. CPR and First Aid classes are offered every third Saturday of '
the month from 9am-lpm. Contact a Doctors Hospital Community
Training Representative at 302-4732 for more information and learn
to save a life today.
REACH Resources & Education for Autism and related Chal-'
lenges meets from 7pm 9pm the second Thursday of each month in*
the cafeteria of the BEC building, Blue Hill Road.'
KINGSWAY Academy's Parent Teacher Association presents the.
Earth Village Ranch (petting zoo), St Albans Drive and"
Columbus Avenue, offers free admission every Wednesday by'
appointment between 9am and 3pm. Bring your class, play"
group, or family and experience some of the greatest wonders
of nature; a petting farm, a nature trail, pony/horse rides, and
wetlands. For more information or to book events call 356-2274
or 434-8981. Special rates available for groups of 20 or more
with a two week advance reservation. Donations are accepted
in exchange for tips.
St Andrew's Kirk After School Programme: The members of St
Andrew's Kirk have launched an After-School-Programme for chil-
dren from the Woodcock and Albury Sayle Primary Schools. The'
programme, is held Monday to Friday at the St Andrew's Presby-
terian Kirk. The activities include tutoring, computers, karata,
sports, art, drama and baking. The programme is free to children
from the Bain and Grants Town communities. Parents interested in
enrolling their children should contact the church at 322-5475 or-*
JAR CYCLING: The owners of JAR Cycling are pleased to offer, a
cycling clinic for juniors between 10 and 17. The free clinic will be'
held every Saturday in an effort to encourage kids to cycle. Parents
interested in registering their children should contact organizers at
The Nassau Bahamas Alumnae chapter ol' Dela Sigma 1Thela Soror-,
ity Incorporated meets 6:30 pm i cri., hird.,\J dresdjy at the
Bahamas National Pride Building.
Toastmasters Club 3596 meets at the British Colonial Hiltoh Mon-
day's at 7pm.
Toastmasters Club 1095 meets Tuesday, 7.30pm @ C C Sweeting
Senior School's Dining Room', College Avenue off Moss Road.,
Club 9477 meets Friday, 7pm @ Bahamas Baptist Community. Col-
lege Rm A19, Jean St. Club 3956 meets Thursday, 7.30pm @ British
Colonial Hilton. Club 1600 meets Thursday, 8.30pm @ SuperClubs
Breezes. Club 7178 meets Tuesday, 6pm @ The J. Whitney Pinder
Building, Collins Ave. Club 2437 meets every second, fourth- and fifth
Wednesday at the J Whitney Pinder Building, Collins Ave at 6pm.
Club 612315 meets Monday 6pm @ Wyndham Nassau Resort, Cable
Beach. Club 753494 meets every Wednesday, 6pm-8pm in the,&
Solomon's Building, East-West Highway. Club 3596 meets at the;
British Colonial Hilton Mondays at 7pm. Club Cousteau 7343;
meets every Tuesday night at 7.30 in the Chickcharney Hotel, Freshl
Creek, Central Andros. All are welcome.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Eta Psi Omega chapter meets every'.
second Tuesday, 6.30pm @ the Eleuthera Room in the Wyndhanrr
Nassau Resort, Cable Beach.
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity meets every first Tuesday, 7pm @ Gay-
lord's Restaurant, Dowdeswell St. Please call 502-4842/377-45814.
for more info.
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity meets every second Tuesday, 6.30pm C;
Atlantic House, IBM Office, 4th floor meeting room.
The Nassau, Bahamas Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) meets every
third Monday of the month in the Board Room of the British Colo-
nial Hilton Hotel, Bay St.
Nassau Council 10415 Knights of Columbus meets the second and
fourth Wednesday of the month, 8pm @ St Augustine's Monestary,,
Nassau Bahamas Koinonia meets every second Friday of eachT
month, 7.30pm at *Emmaus Centre at St Augustine's Monestary"
For more info call 325-1947 after 4pm.
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity meets every first Tuesday, 6:30pm at the:
British Colonial Hilton. Please call 502.4842/377.4589 for more info.l'
International Association of Administrative Professionals, Bahamas
Chapter meets the third Thursday of every month @ Superclubs
Breezes, Cable Beach, 6pm.
AMISTAD, a Spanish club meets the third Friday of the month at
COB's Tourism Training Centre at 7pm in Room 144 during the aca-
demic year. The group promotes the Spanish language and culture,
in the community.
Send all your civic and social events to The Tribune
via fax: 328-2398 or e-mail: email@example.com"
"Thank you Bahamas. ue'te only just begun!"
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sAI uHUAY, APRIL. z, 2006, t-...
By Franklyn G Ferguson
E V. E N T S
Grand opening of Glinton Sweeting O'Brien
E TAN'.A \\ RIGHT, Manager ol Business
Deo elopmc l and Publihc Relauions ot The Bank
of The Bahamas International and President of
The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce; Lisa
McCartney,;Director of the Meridian School at
Unicorn Village; Antoinette Butler, Program
Manager of The Bahamas Chamber of Com-
merce; Bianca Willie.
SITTING from left to right: Andrew G.S. O'Brien II, Bryan A. Glinton and
Roy W. M. Sweeting, Partners of Glinton Sweeting O'Brien ("GSO").
* ROY and Celeste Sweeting, Bryan and Tracie Glinton,
Andrew and Carol O'Brien.
ON FRIDAY, April 7th, the law firm of
GLINTON SWEETING O'BRIEN held
an open house reception for its clients,
business associates and friends at its offices
at 303 Shirley Street. Cacique Internation-
al catered the event, setting a progressive
"South Beach" theme with orchids, bam-
boo accents and overstuffed white couches,
serving an assortment of specialty hours
d'hoeuvres, with lounge music drifting in
GLINTON SWEETING O'BRIEN was
formed on the 1st day of November 2005
by Bryan A. Glinton, Roy W.M. Sweeting
and Andrew G.S. O'Brien II. The firm is a
full service commercial law firm with exper-
tise in offshore financial services (including
private wealth management structures and
estate planning), real estate and resort
development, business and corporate law,
foreign direct investment and commercial
litigation. Messrs. Glinton Sweeting and
O'Brien are active in the Bahamian legal
community. Mr. Glinton has been instru-
mental as Vice Chairman of the Registrar
General's Department Working Group in
the automation of this Department and in
assisting the Attorney General's office in
drafting amendments to the Bahamas
TimeShare legislation. Mr. Sweeting has
written for the Bahamas Real Estate Asso-
ciation's trade publication. Mr. O'Brien
currently chairs the Real Estate Section of
the Bahamas Bar Association. Each of the
partners has substantial experience repre-
senting both Bahamian and international
clients, with the firm presently representing
individuals and institutions from The
Bahamas, Brazil, Canada, Europe, Latin
America and the United States.
PAUL KING, Partner of King & Co.; Michael D. Far-
rant, Vice President of International Protector Group Lim-
ited; and Galen Saunders, General Manager of More 94 FM.
S* VIRGINIA DAMIANOS, Damianos- DAVID THAIN, General Manager of Arn- U FROM left to right: Paul A. Gomez, Man-
S ots Innaional Ra; Roy W. M. S er Bank and Trust Bahamas Ltd. and Mrs. Dor- aging Partner of Grant Thornton; Bryan A. Glin-
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MIAMI HERALD SPORTS
CAC GAMES TRIALS
IN PREPARATION of
Sthe XX Central American
and Caribbean Games in
Cartagena, Colombia, the
Bahamas Baseball Associa-
tion is extending an invita-
tion for all senior players 16
years and older to partici-
pate in baseball tryouts.
The CAC Games are
scheduled for July 15-30 and
will serve as a qualifying
tournament for the Pan
American Games that will
be held in 2007.
The Pan American Games
will serve as the qualifying
tournament for the 2008
Olympic Games in Beijing,
According to BBA presi-
dent Jim Wood, tryouts have
been going on from the first
of February and will contin-.
ue until the teaniis named
by the middle of June.
Practice sessions will be
held on Saturdays at 10am,
Sunday at 11am and
Wednesday at 5pm at the
Tony Curry Baseball Dia-
mond at the Queen Eliza-
beth Sports Centre.
"The BBA invites all
baseball players to come out
and try out for the national
baseball team," Wood stat-
He encouraged those play-
ers attending to "please be
The 20th annual Mario
Ford Baseball Programme.
will get underway on Satur-
day, April 29 and run
through June 10 at the
Windsor Park, East Street
and Wulff Road.
The programme will kick
off at 9:30am until noon.
The basic baseball funda-
mentals will be taught. Inter-
ested persons can contact
Ford at 556-0993.
The New Providence
Amateur Baseball League
will continue on Sunday at
the Andre Rodgers Baseball
Stadium with just one game
Being played. At 3pm the
Imperial 23/7 Stars will take
on the Del Sol Sharks.
The New Providence Bas-
ketball Association contin-
ued its regular season action
at the Kendal Isaacs Gym-
nasium this past week with
the following results posted:
Wreckers 72, Entertainers
66 (Division H): Jemming-
ton Cooper exploded for a
game.high 21 points to le~ad
the Y-Care Destroyers to a
victory over the Cable
Shannon Bannister scored
15 in a losing effort.
Entertainers 91, Shockers
90 (Division One): Cecil
Mackey came up with 32
points to pace the Cable
Bahamas Entertainers to
victory over the. Y-Care
matched Mackey's effort
with 32 in the loss.
Giants 72, Rockets 62
(Division I): Michael Bain
needed just 16 points to help
the Wilmac's Giants knock
off the Quick Kicks Rockets.
Kevin Fox scored a game
high 23 in a losing effort.
Rockets 76, Giants 66:
Laron Colebrooke pumped
in a game high 22 points for
the Lil Nell's Rockets as
they held off the Common-
wealth Bank Giants. Dencil
Edgecombe came up with 17
in the loss.
* TOP athletes such as Tonique Williams-Darling and Chris Brown are expected to compete
By BRENT STUBBS
Senior Sports Reporter
THE Bahamas Olympic
Association is expected to field
its largest team ever to com-
pete in the XX Central Amer-
ican and Caribbean Games in
Carthgena de Indias, Colom-
The oldest continuing
regional games are scheduled
for July 15-30 and, according
to BOA's executives, the
Bahamas is expected to par-
ticipate in at least 10 disci-
plines, including three team
The BOA is waiting on the
return of Chef de Mission
Wellington Miller this week-
end to finalise plans for the
Bahamas' participation in the
Miller, the president of the
Amateur Boxing Association
of the Bahamas and a vice
president of the BOA, is cur-
rently attending the Chef de
Mission's meeting in Cartage-
Harcourt 'Rip' Rolle, the
BOA's office manager, con-
firmed that the Bahamas will
have no less than 200 athletes
competing in this year's
"There will be baseball,
there will be basketball, there
will be softball, if they all qual-
ify," said Rolle, who indicated
that they had to enter.both the
men and women's national
teams to meet the preliminary
entry dates of May 15.
"There will also"be track,
there will be swimming,
cycling, taekwondo and there's
a possibility of wrestling. Box-
ing will be there, bowling will
be there and we will try to get
racquetball in, but they will
play in the Dominican
Additionally, sailing will also
participate in at least four
Rolle noted that the karate
team went to Cuba a few
weeks ago in a bid to qualify,
but they didn't make it.
Soccer also had a chance to
qualify, but they opted not to
"The CAC Games always
brings out the possibility of a
large team because of the team
sports involved," Rolle
stressed. "This is going to be a
very big team."
Based on part performances
in the games, which are held
every four years, Rolle feels
that, if they select the quality
teams in all of the disciplines,
the Bahamas should do very
"These are games that we
can really flex our muscles, if
our quality people involved in
the various sports are avail-
able," Rolle charged.
"Some people think we can
take these games for granted,
but when Cuba and Mexico
and Jamaica are all participat-
Sing, that's some real good com-
Cuba has already
announced that it intends to
send at least 600 of its best ath-
letes to the games as they
make their return after skip-
ping the 2002 games in San
They are using the games as
a springboard for the 2008
Olympic Games in Beijing,
As host, Coloibia is expect-
ed to field a team of 544 ath-
The CAC Games, which got
Started in Mexico City, Mexico
Sin 1926, will stage 2010's event
in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico.
Postponed softball season
underway next weekend
* By BRENT STUBBS.-...
*- Senior Sports Reporter
THE New Providence Softball
Association will have to wait for
another week before the officials
call "play ball."
The league was originally sched-
uled to get underway tonight at
the Churchill Tener Knowles
National Softball Stadium, but
president Steve 'Garbo' Coakley
said they were forced to postpone
until April 29 because of the late
registration of the teams.
"We had a turnout last night
(Thursday) and we had all of the
teams present except one," Coak-
ley stated. "Based on what we
saw, it should be a very competi-
tive season once we get started."
Both the men and ladies' divi-
sions will comorise of six teams
The Degeo tiommers, the two-
time rdnners-up to the defending
ladies' champions Electro Tele-
com Wildcats, have been demol-
ished and most of the players
have joined forces with the
They will be joined by the
Brackettes, the Proper Care Pool
Lady Sharks and the Whirlpool
One of the junior teams, the
Muck-A-Muck Stars, has moved
up the ranks and will complete
the ladies' field.
The defending champions, the
Electro Telecom Dorcy Park Boyz
will headline the men's list that
will include runners-up TBS
Truckers, Del Sol Arawaks, New
Breed, the Mighty Mitts and the
Stingrays Sporting Club, formerly
the Nassau Cruisers.
"We're off to a late start, but
we anticipate being able to make
up for that by playing some more
games on more nights as we
utilise the nights that baseball is
not playing since their season is
almost over," Coakley projected.
"We have a challenge to get all
of the games in before the
(Bahamas Softball Federation's
national) round robin (in Octo-
ber). We will let each team play
20 games, which is almost the
same amount they played last
With the men's national team
expected to travel to the XX Cen-
tral American and Caribbean
Games in July in Cartagena,
Colombia, Coakley said they
anticipate some interruptions into
"While the men are away, we
intend to play a lot of ladies
games and when the men come
back, we will just play men,"
Coakley projected. "So we-feel
we will be able to overcome the
"But apart from that, we are
pretty anxious to get started
because we have an ambitious
junior programme and we also
want to take the sport into the
community and that's the primary
reason that we want to get start-
On Tuesday, Coakley said the
executives will confirm who will
play in the opening game next
Saturday. There will only be one
game played after the league gives
out awards from two past seasons.
With teams not receiving their
awards from 2002, Coakley said
his executive committee has
agreed to present the awards for
the 2002 and 2003 seasons.
In 2002, the Outlaws won both
the men's pennant and champi-
onship titles, while the Graycliff
Wildcats clinched both the ladies'
pennant and championship
And in 2003, Del Sol carted off
both the men's pennant and
championship titles and the Kiwi
Polish Swingers emerged as the
ladies' pennant winners, but the
Wildcats retained their champi-
During the course of the sea-
son, Coakley said they intend to
hold a special night to present the
awards to the winners of both the
2004 and 2005 seasons.
Are there expected to he any
major changes to 1the Icaums?
Coakley couldn't confirm as the
rosters were not submitted dur-
ing the meeting, but he said the
Bommers' players have moved
around to some of the other
As for the men, Coakley said
the biggest move might be with
ace Edney 'the Heat' Bethel not
expected to return to play with
the Dorcy Park Boyz or any other
team in the NPSA.
"We just have to wait and see
when the rosters come in," Coak-
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Carifta Games athletes are
home after medal haul
* ACTING president and CEO of BTC Leon Williams. left. and Minister of Youth.
Sports and Housing Nesille Wisdom are all smiles as they welcomee back the CARIFTA
track and feld team in the V.I.P. Lounge at Nassau International Airport on Tuesday. April
18. 2006 after a successful meet held in Guadeloupe.
(BIS Photo: Tim Aylen)
* CARIFTA track and field team member August Campbell is embraced by his overjoyed
mother Blanche Campbell and aunt Eudane Knowles. left, at the V.I.P. Lounge after the
team arrived at Nassau International Airport on Tuesday, April 18.2006 after a successful meet
held in Guadeloupe. Campbell won a bronze medal in the Javelin and a silver medal in the Triple
1 CARIFTA track and field team members arrive at Nassau International Airport on Tuesday, April
18, 2006 after a successful meet held in Guadeloupe.
(BIS Photo: Tim Aylen)
* CARIFTA track and field team members are welcomed by parents and -',!i.,I a at the V.I.P. Lounge after touching down at Nassau International Airport on Tuesday, April 18,2006 after
a successful .mee .~-da in Guadeloupe.
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14 MaId br used by Latin
15 PlIItMk cies from the
17 7i olut Eatwe haw
n connections (4)
ia part (4)
21 Crmescan bring
sam grief (9)
23 Finished beln cheated (4)
24 The gildleftlhe idiol (4)
2 A b ofsupper foreach (3)
27 Beindined to cheat
at begatelle (4)
28 A sound back, possibly (4)
32 Have they meant much
for centuries? (4)
3S Many persons can
do her wrong (5)
34 Heavenly I guess (6)
35 One of those doing bird Imitations
with conviction? (8)
36 Superlatively modem (6)
1 Mang readyto take a seaman
2 Once more the middleman takes the
3 Naturally It comes to light (4)
4 To use more seed could
be worse (5)
5 To shut the doorangrily can be
6 One taking a shortcut to
9 A cordial that makes you hiss? (6)
11 Only part of the perimeter? (3)
12 VIla in Glastoiury? (5)
13 Flogs repeatedly (7)
15 A Home Guard girt (3)
16 Existed as an artie between two
18 Some girls' school of historic general
20 Basil contributes to this saucy Italian
21 Because of insufficient force? (3)
22 Deserter from the regiment, a troop
23 Little chap with passion and lust (6)
25 A stick in the production line (3)
28 e clumsy to lose heart and spill a
30 Less of an ape than you might
expect, perhaps (5)
31 Displays of emotion to make you
32 It upsets me for while (4)
33 As eaten in the mess? (4)
Yesterday's cryptic solutions Yesterday's easy solutions
ACROSS: 1, Animus 7, Unguist 8, To-f-u 10, Loiter 11, ACROSS: 1, Miffed 7, Enclosed 8, Tern 10, Amulet 11,
Office 14, Me-n 16, L-one-R 17, She'd 19, Ju-lie 21, Appear 14, Bed 16, Padre 17, Star 19, Repel 21, Caber
Tu-LI-p 22, Bugle 23, Beef(-cake) 26, WI-ser 28, P-OM 22, Pagan 23, Foal 26, Strip 28, Rim 29, Chip in 30,
29, In-tent 30, Jammed 31, Elba 32, Trainers 33, Throne nale 31, Odin 32, Predator 33, Deeer
DOWN: 1, Angles 2, Mooted 3, Slur 4, Egg flip 5, Fit in 6, Fnal 31, On 32, Predar 3, De ieper As
Steer 8, Time 9, Fen 12, Fo-E 13, C-e-ase 15, Bully 18, DOWN' 1,Morass 2, Feeer 3, Dent 4, Clipper 5, Asked e
H-OP. in 19, Jug 20, Ue 21,Turing 22, Be-e 23, Bomber Adore 8, Tuba 9, Red 12, Pal 13, Aroma 15, Kebab 18,
24, Em-MA 25, Fiddle 26, Wi-D-th 27, Steam 28, Pal (lap) Tooth 19, Rag 20, Pen 21, Capital 22, Pip 23. Finite 24.
30, Jest Oman 25, Ueder 26, Scope 27, River 28, Rid 30, Ford
1. You are South, and the bidding
What would you bid now with:
+ KQ9842 V 6 AKQ5 4 K4
2. You are South, and the bidding
1NT 3 V
What would you bid now with:
Q5 V K9643 + A8 4 8762
3. You are South, and the bidding
1 V 2+
2 NT ?
What would you bid now with:
4 AJ873 V 72 AQ9754
1. Six spades. Many players, hav-
ing discovered via Blackwood that
their side was missing an ace, would
now bid five spades. This would be
an incorrect use of the Blackwood
convention, since the odds in favor
of making 12 tricks with this hand
must be about 20-to-1. Partner has
other values besides the two aces
shown by his five-heart bid after
all, he jump-raised to three spades --
and those values in one way or
another are almost certain to produce
a 12th trick.
It should be remembered that the
player who initiates Blackwood is
the captain of the ship, and that if you
now bid five spades, your partner
must pass. You'd be throwing away
the slam bonus because of the
unfounded fear that somehow or
other the ace the enemy holds will
take two tricks instead of one.
2. Four diamonds. This is a slam
try indicating that you have the ace
of diamonds, good heart support and
maximum values for your previous
one-notrump response. Partner may
have a hand such as: 4 AKJ73
TAQ82 + J2 + A5, and you'd surely
want to be in six hearts in that case.
If he were to bid five clubs over four
diamonds, you'd jump to six hearts.
Partner would have to be terribly
unlucky to go down in the slam.
3. Three spades. The chief pur-
pose of this bid is to identify your 6-
5 distribution. Since partner previ-
ously denied four-card spade sup-
port, he cannot construe your three-
spade bid as showing a four-card
suit. He therefore will know you,
have five spades.
He will also know you have at least
six clubs, since you would have bid
spades first had you had five of each
suit. Once partner has been apprised
of your shape, it should be easy for
him to choose the best final contract.
HOW many words of four letters or more can you
nake from the letters shown here? In making a
mord, each letter may be used once only Each must
:ontaln the centre letter and there must be at least one
line-letter word. No plurals or verb forms ending in
's", no words with initial capitals and no words with a
lyphen or apostrophe permitted.
The first word of a phrase Is permitted (e.g. Inkjet in
3ood 18; very good 27; excellent 35 (or more).
arror orrery peer perry pert peter peyote poet
poetry pore porter prey pyre REPERTORY report
reporter retry rope ropey rote terror terry topee
Loper tore tree trey trope type tyre yore
4 Notoriety (6)
7 Habituate (8)
8 Religious house (6)
10 Cold dish (5)
13 Nobleman (4)
14 Layer (4)
15 Cry (4)
16 Beam (3)
17 Bridge (4)
19 Gemstone (4)
21 Kitchen implement
23 Long hair (4)
24 Jot (4)
26 Atmosphere (31
27 Boast (4)
29 Ship's company (4)
32 Feline (4)
33 Ration (5)
34 Coercion (6)
35 Expanded (8)
36 Against (6)
1 Middle (5)
2 Weighing device (5)
3 Second-hand (4)
4 Drive (5)
5 Reasonable (4)
6 Human (6)
9 Account (6)
11 Help (3)
12 Fra-rd g (5)
16 Uncooked (3)
18 Sumary (6)
20 Fruit (5)
21 Vehlde (3)
22 Farm animal (3)
23 Tiny (6)
25 Forevery (3)
30 Scope (5)
32 Fewer (4)
33 Chair (4)
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ET AIR REACH
Harriet Hunt v Oliver Jackson,
Smith and Williamson British
championship, Hove 1997. Its an
ideal attacking position if you can
get it England's number one
woman grandmaster, Hunt, has
established her heavy piece queen
and rooks trio within range of the
black king, whose feeble pawn
defensive wall is undermined by
White's advancing g pawn. But the
most interesting aspect of White's
formation is the king at h. White
has castled short but instead of the
routine play where thefl rook goes
to a central file at el or di, she has
made her king completely safe
while enabling both rooks to take
part in the attack. This KhVlgl
idea after castling was pioneered
by Fred Yates, England's leading
ARIES March 21/April 20
Keep your opinion to yourself when a
close friend reveals his or her imme-
diate plans. A loved one introduces
you to an interesting person late in the
week. Get to know him or her better.
TAURUS April 21/May 21
Don't be stubborn whdn a co-
worker offers you advice on how to
handle a difficult situation. That
special someone has a surprise for
you late in the week. Enjoy!
GEMINI- May 22/June 21.
You have a busy week ahead of you,
Gemini. Get all of your work done be-
fore going out on the town. Sagittar-
ius plays an important role on Thursday.
CANCER June 22/July 22
Don't let a minor disagreement with a
loved one get you upset early in the
week, Cancer. He or she only wants to
give you some constructive criticism.
If you listen to what he or she is'say-
ing, you'll realize that it is good advice.
LEO July 23/August 23
A minor problem at work puts you
on the sidelines for a while. Just'try
to relax, and take everything in:
stride. A good'friend asks you for
romantic advice. Be honest.
VIRGO Aug 24/Sept 22
Be on time for a financial meeting ihis
week, Virgo. Tardiness will cost you
access to a potentially lucrative
opportunity. Personal relationships
will intensify this weekend.
LIBRA Sept 23/Oct 23
When it comes to your career, you have
to make an important decision late in'the
week. Look at all of the pros and cons,
and think about what is best for you. ImT
to a loved one for advice if you need it.
SCORPIO Oct 24/Nov 22.
You have a lot to do early in the week,
Scorpio, but don't use that as an excuse
to avoid a close friend. An acquain-
tance asks to borrow money. Say no,
because he or she isn't reliable.
When talking with a loved one about a
family matter this week, don't beat
around the bush. You have to be blunt
to get your point across. This person
will appreciate your frankness.
CAPRICORN Dec 22/Jan 20
A co-worker introduces you to an
interesting person early in the week.
While you're nervous to meet him or
her, try to stay calm.A loved one drops
by unexpectedly on Wednesday.
AQUARIUS -Jan 21/Feb 18
When it comes to a business outing,
do your best to convince a co-worker
to attend. He or she needs to get out.
A family friend asks for your advice
about a personal matter.
PISCES Feb 19/March 20
While you would like to help reconcile
close friends who get into an argument
this week, Pisces, don't get involved.
This is something that the two of them
need to work out on their own.
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master in the 1920s, and taken up
later by top grandmasters,
induding Bobby rich.
Remember it, and add it to your
arsenal of attacking techniques.
How did Hunt break through to win
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ES NBA Basketball NBA Basketball Eastern Conference First Round Game 1 -- Chicago Bulls at Miami Heat. NBA.Basketball
IESPN From the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami. (Live) (CC)
ESPNI ATP Tennis: Ms. Bikini Calendar (N) Fishing From Key West, Fla. (N) 2005 World Domino Tournament
W TN DailyMass: Our Faustyna The life of Blessed Sister Faustyna, the The Holy Rosary Fr. John Corapi
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GOLF Johnny Miller and Jack Nicklaus.
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BACK TO YOU AND ME (2005, Drama) Lisa Hartman FALLING IN LOVE WITH THE GIRL NEXT DOOR (2006, Comedy) Patty
HALL Black, Dale Midkiff. A successful doctor returns home Duke, Shelley Long. Two mothers cause problems for their engaged chil-
after many years away. (CC) dren. (CC)
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his new partner hunt a psychopath. n tive' t (CC) Rugby" f (CC) n (CC)
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enslavement of women and children. (CC) her abusive husband. (CC)
MSNBC MSNBC Inv.: Out MSNBC Investigates: Rampage MSNBC Investigates: Lockup: In- MSNBC Investigates: A Murder-
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PEED Speed News ** THE GETAWAY (1972, Adventure) Ali MacGraw, Steve McQueen, Sally Struthers. Husband-and-wife
SPEE C Saturday (N) bank robbers make a mad dash for freedom.
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TBN Ridge Hour (CC)
:00) MLB Baseball Atlanta Braves at Wshingion Nationals From RFK Stadium in Wash- *** BACK TO THE FUTURE
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TNT BLUE SEA Macy, Tea Leoni. A search party encounters new breeds of prehistoric ter- Adventure) Sam Neill, William H.
(1999) ror.(CC) Macy, Tea Leoni. (CC)
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USA OF NEW YORK Stabler's daughter witnesses a hor- "Asunder" A police officer is accused Benson and Stabler take over a
(2002) (CC) riic crime scene. ft (CC) of raping his wife. (CC) search for a runaway girl.
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Everybody * * THE UNTOUCHABLES (1987, Crime Drama) Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, WB11 News -
W PIX Loves Raymond Robert De Niro. Incorruptible government agents move against Al Capone. Peter Thorne &
i A (CC) Mary Murphy
Jeopardy! (CC) **A RUMBLE IN THE BRONX (1995, Adventure) Jackie Chan, Anita Veronica Mars f (CC)
WSB K Mui, Bill Tung. A martial artist from Hong Kong takes on thugs and
[:00) Too Hot ELIZABETH (2006, Historical Drama) (Part 1 of 2) Helen Mirren, Jeremv Boxing Chris Byrd vs. Wladimir KI-
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(N) A (CC) Leicester and Essex. t (CC)
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(:00) t***xa (15) *' FEVER PITCH (2005, Romance-Comedy) Drew Barrymore, Too Hot Not to Handle A guide to
HBO-W PARAGRAPH Jimmy Fallon, James B. Sikking. A woman falls in love with a die-hard the effects of global warming in the
175 (2000) 'NR' baseball fan. f 'PG-13' (CC) United States. (N) n (CC)
(:15) a** HOME FRIES (1998, Comedy) Drew Barry- *aii PICTURE PERFECT (1997, Comedy) Jennifer The Notorious
H BO-S more, Luke Wilson. A pregnant fast-food clerk encoun- Aniston, Jay Mohr. A single al pretends to be engaged Bettie Page:
ters a psychotic family. 'PG-13' (CC) to further her career. n 'PG-13' (CC) HBO First Look
S** INDEPENDENCE DAY (1996, Science Fiction) Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Gold- ** HIDE AND SEEK (2005, Sus-
MAX-E blum. Survivors band together to repel an alien invasion. ft 'PG-13' (CC) pense) Robert De Niro, Dakota Fan-
ning. Premiere. 'R' (CC)
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MOMAX tiller, Owen Wilson, Snoop Dogg. Two detectives in- King. Ray Charles overcomes hardships to become a legend. f 'P -13'
vestigate a cocaine dealer. f 'PG-13' (CC) (CC)
Re: Evolution of * MY DATE WITH DREW (2004, Dcumentary) * SUSPECT ZERO (2004, Suspense) Aaron Eck-
SHOW Sports (iTV) (N) iTV. Brian Herzlinger tries to land a date with Drew hart, Ben Kingsley. TV Premiere. FBI agents search
n (CC) Barrymore. 'PG' for a murderer of serial killers. A 'R' (CC)
(6:20) FREE a THE COOKOUT (2004, Comedy) Ja Rule, Tim **rv GRIDLOCK'D (1997, Drama) Tim Roth, Tupac
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Batinkoff. 'NR' wild barbecue at his mansion. f 'PG-13' (CC) runaround when they try to enter rehab. f 'R'
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(00) 60 Minutes Cold Case Evidence in the 1965, IN FROM THE NIGHT (2006, Drama) Marcia Gay Harden, Taylor Hand-
l WFOR A ClA official dis- death of a 4-year-old girl washes up ley, Kate Nelligan. Premiere. A writer forms a bond with her troubled
cusses Iraq. on the shore. f (CC) nephew. ft (CC)
(:00) Dateline The West Wing "Transition" The Law & Order: Criminal Intent Two Crossing Jordan Jill probes the
B WTVJ NBCAvian flu. president-elect disagrees with Bart- sisters are found wrapped in plastic murder of a woman believed to
(N) f (CC) let on foreign policy. (N) (CC) cocoons and asphyxiated, have been a miracle worker. (N)
King of the Hill The Simpsons The War at Family Guy Pe- American Dad News (CC)
B WSVN Fun workplace. Stories ofdisas- Home The Run- ter writes an erot- "Roger-N' Me"
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(:00) America's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Desperate Housewives The hap- Grey's Anatomy "Under Pressure"
y WPLG Funniest Home "DeAeth Family" Operators of an an- openings on Wisteria Lane. (N) / A chance for viewers to catch up
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A&E House estau- ote Blue" Detectives track a killer. Crystal meth; bulimia and a shop- cisions are announced. (N) (CC)
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CNBC nal Report 1. i (CC) Starbucks chairman.
CNN :00) Paula Zahn CNN Presents "We Were Warned: Larry King Live CNN Sunday Night
ow(CC) Tomorrow's Oil Crisis"
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COM Heath Ledger, Julia Stiles. Teens set a shrewish peer Bridgette Wilson. A hotel magnate's adult son goes back to grade school.
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That'70s Show CSI: Crime Scene Investigation CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Red Sox This Red Sox Stories
WSBK Red must fire an "Got Murder?" An eyeball is found inWarrick investigates a drive-by Week
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(6:30) Entourage Entourage Eric The Sopranos "Luxury Lounge" Ri- Big Love "Eviction' Roman gives
BO-E GARFIELD THE "Aquamanson" wants to get an val and scandal; new venture. (N) the Hentickson clan his answer to
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HBO-W Jennifer Tilly. Concerned teens lock their bickering parents in the cellar. Breckin Meyer. Live action/animated. A cat tries to
f 'PG' (CC) save a kidnapped dog. n 'PG' (CC)
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befriends a boy. 'R' (CC) nam War. A (CC)
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