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* By ROYANNE
FORBES-DARVILLE
Tribune Staff Writer
WHILE residents of Black
Point, Exuma, yesterday
expressed outrage at the sud-
den removal of a principal,
who they believe is being vic-
timised and replaced by a
foreign teacher, Bahamas
Union of Teachers also crit-
icised education officials for
the delay in informing teach-
ers in a timely manner of
their transfers.
A caller to The Tribune
yesterday claimed that Ester
Cooper, for 11 years the
principal of the Black Point
-All-age School, was told of
her transfer during an
impromptu meeting on-
Thursday.
But Ida Poitier-Turnquest,
-president of the Bahamas
' nion of Teachers (BUT)
said she is not aware of any
victimisation against the vet-
eran teacher.
"I knew she was being
transferred, but not victim-
ized," she said.
Mrs Poitier-Turnquest
explained that the foreign
teacher is only holding the
principal's post until a per-
manent principal is secured
for the all age school.
However, she explained
that Mrs Cooper's transfer is
not an isolated case.
"Some teachers have been
given less than two weeks
notice to move themselves
and their families from the
southern Bahamas to the
northern Bahamas," the
BUT release said.
"Others have been posted
to two different schools and
back again in less than three
days."
After several failed
attempts to speak with Edu-
cation Director Cecil
Thompson, to find out where
Mrs Cooper was being trans-
ferred, his secretary said Mr
Thompson was on vacation,
but when a second call was
made at the end of the work
day she said he was
"extremely busy with work."
Education Minister Alfred
Sears was also said to be in a
meeting up to press time.
According to a press state-
ment released yesterday by
BUT, the union is "dismayed
at the recent behaviour of
The Ministry of Education.
"Long established custom
(states that) teachers who
were to be transferred in


August 2006, should have
been informed before school
closed in June 2006 to
allow teachers enough time
to pack up and ship their
belongings, to find suitable
living accommodation, jobs
for their spouses and to
adjust themselves to their
new situation.
"While repairs continue to
be an ongoing effort at many
schools throughout the coun-
try, the transfer of many
teachers appears to be
another set back for thou-
sand of students," according
to the release.
Many teachers are "frus-
trated" because of the seem-
ing lack of preparation on
the ministry's part, which
according to the union, could
"wreak havoc in the educa-
tional system."
"Teachers and administra-
tors are being transferred as
we speak, with many finding
out about their new postings
on the streets.
"Some schools will take
several weeks to settle as
these last minute transfers
take place."
In the meantime, the
union looks forward to the
day when we can begin a
new school year with per-
sonnel, equipment and mate-
rial in place, and all repairs
completed."


* MINISTER or
Education Alfred Sears
(far right) tours St
George's High School.
(Photo: Patrick
Hanna/BIS)


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Year will start with 'insufficient teachers'


* By KRYSTEL ROLE
WHILE the.2006-2007 school year will begin
on time it will start with insufficient teachers,
the Director of Education said yesterday.
The number of teachers are not yet set for
the upcoming term as additions and subtrac-
tions are continually being made but one thing
is clear, school will begin on time.
Acting Director Cecil Thompson said the
remaining teachers will have to pick up the
slack and take on more than the usual number


of students.
Mr Thompson attributed the loss of teachers
to last minute resignations.
"The big unknown factor are those unan-
ticipated resignations," Mr Thompson
explained. However, he also noted that the
teachers are prepared to take on the chal-
lenge. Principals and teachers, particularly at
the high school level, traditionally cooperate
and are willing to "bend over backward to
SEE page two


By KRYSTEL ROLLE
\ITI the official opening
of school ilUt dds away some
schools are still not read\.
Education minister Alfred
Scar,; said \esterda\.
How\eer. this \till not hin-
der the start of school.
A- the days count do, n.
construction workers are try-
mng to get the work complet-
ed in time. But even with
them working around the
clock, construction at some
schools, such as the Adelaide
Primary and AF Adderley Jr
High will still ha\e to contin-
ue into the ne\w school year.
One hundred and fify four
ot 158 schools in the
Bahamas had to have some
kind ot inleinal and external
repairs done. Altogether the
.repairs were estimated at
more than $20,530,613.
Several factors contributed
to construction delays, the
.minister explained.
"During the course of the
work, some contractors were
faced with challenges which,
in some instances, delayed
the progress of the work. For
instance," Minister Sears said,
"in the case of Adelaide Pri-
mary School, the scope of
work was changed after the
existing cavities were discov-
ered, thus delaying the
progress ot the contractors'
woik.
Contractors also found in
instances where they were
only supposed to do simple
decorative repairs, reinforce-
ments were needed.
"Every year it's the same
old story," said Bahamas
Union of Teachers President
Ida Poitier-Turnquest. "We
were hoping this year that
things would be different.
Now, the Minister has been
Trying to put things in motion
SEE page three


Man charged with woman's murder Senator: concern that constitutional rights
A By NATARIO McKENZIE hang in balance after 'Ninety' extradition


A YOUNG MAN was arraigned
yesterday for the murder of a
woman whose body was found in a
garbage container floating in a man-
grove swamp near Adelaide Vil-
lage earlier this week.
Stephen Burrows Jr, 19, of Smith
Street Chippingham, was arraigned
at Court One Bank Lane yester-
day before Magistrate Carolyn
Evans. She was filling in for Chief
magistrate Roger Gomez who is on
leave. Family members of the
accused sat in the small court room
as the young man was charged with
murder. Burrows was represented
by lawyer Craig Butler.
Court dockets stated that
between Thursday, August 24, and
Sunday, August 27, by means of
unlawful harm, Burrows intention-
ally and unlawfully caused the
death of Veronica Smith. Burrows
was told that he was not required to
plead to the charge. The case was
adjourned to September 8 and'
SEE page 11


THERE is real concern
that constitutional rights 0 ACCUSED drug offend-
th er Samuel "Ninety" Knowles is
in the Bahamas are hang- scheduled to be arraigned in a
ing in the.balance", fol- Miami court next Tuesday.
lowing the extradition of Sources close to the
Samuel "Ninety" Knowles, Knowles family said the defen-
lawyer and PLP Senator dant has already made one
Damian Gomez said yes- court appearance without
terday on the Real Talk counsel since his extradition
Live show on More94 FM from the Bahamas on Mon-
hosted by Michael Pintard. day.
Mr Gomez said the It is understood that the
executive has put the judi next step will be the holding
executive has put the judi- of a proper cause for deten-
ciary in the uncomfortable tion hearing, at which his
and "quite inexplicable" defence team'will be present.
position of having to either This should be followed by
make an order of commit- an evidentiary hearing where
tal against Minister of For- his defence team will have an
eign Affairs Fred Mitchell opportunity to challenge any
and Attorney General of.the evidence presented.
Allyson Maynard with After this, a trial date should
the potential of imprison- beset.
ment or, should no
action be taken, risk playing a part in the erosion of the
credibility of the Bahamian courts.


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THE TRIBUNE


Pre-school 'not fit to receive students'


THE Coconut Grove Pre-
school is not fit to receive students
according to the Bahamas Union
of Teachers.
The school is expecting 55 stu-
dents to begin the new school year
on Monday, but the building and,
grounds are far from ready for the
opening.
Though the principle of the
school refused to comment, union
president Ida Poitier-Turnquest
said the conditions at the pre-
school are unacceptable.
"Our children should not have
to go to school under those con-
ditions especially our youngest,"
she said. "The BUT is sending
S representation to the Ministry of


Education about Coconut Grove
in particular. Those grounds are
an accident waiting to happen."
Located in the southwestern
district of New Providence, the
school is a three-classroom exten-
sion of the Coconut Grove
Library, which is also government-
run.
Though staff were putting up
posters and decorations ahead of
the new term, the structural con-
dition of the building continues to
cause concern, the union leader
said.
Three days before the opening,
toilets were not working when The
Tribune visited.-
Instead, an open cesspit can be


seen on the side of the building,
surrounded by rubble.
The playground is in a state of
disrepair and iron rods stick up
out of a large, elevated concrete
court.
The air conditioning at the
school does not work properly,
painting jobs that were supposed
to be done are still not finished,
doors are missing from restrooms,
and stall doors swing precariously
from hinges.
In addition, the school suffered
afire in Jul\ and the refuse from
the incident remains unmon ed.
The BUT, Mrs Poitier-Turn-
quest said, has been working
to improve the public education


system.
Last month, Mrs Poitier-Turn-
quest spoke at the Rotary Club
of Lucaya and stated that union
was in the process of conducting
research into how it can assist with
redesigning public education in
the Bahamas.
Surveys that are to be conduct-
ed will target businesses to inquire
what skills students need after high
school in order to make appropri-
ate adjustments to the curriculum.
Minster of Education Alfred
Sears has just Imished touring the
Bahamas ieing schools across
the country in an effort to upg .
and maintain the educational facil
ities.


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assist if you are short on a given
(number of) teachers and
absorb the extra classes," he
said.
"The country cannot afford
to have any students on the pri-
mary school or high school lev-
el out of school because the
school is full," he said.
While, Mr Thompson could
not give a round figure of how
many more teachers were need-
ed, he said that no one school in
the country would have lost 15
per cent of its staff.
Minister of Education Alfred
Sears agreed, saying most of the
core needs, essential for the
opening of the new school year
are covered. He admitted that
there are certain pockets that
are still a challenge, such as spe-
cial education and early child-
hood education, but he added
that aggressive steps were being
made to counteract these prob-
lems.
"We must ensure access to
all students, regardless of'abili-


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'Insufficient teachers'


ty," the minister said.
Mrs Ida Poitier-Turnquest,
.President of the Bahamas
Union of Teachers, explained
that teachers wait to pull out at
the last minute so that they can
get paid.
"The frustration of them
resigning at the last minute is
because if they resign earlier
they lose the last week of
August of their pay and that's
the main reason," Mrs Poitier-,
Turnquest explained.
In response to the dwindling
number of teachers over the
years, the ministry has started
several initiatives to attract per-
sons into the profession.
"We have to begin in our
,schools. We have to make
teaching attractive to our stu-
dents," the minister said.
The ministry has already
designed a programme to entice
students into the education
field. The Teacher Cadet Pro-
gramme was created several
years ago in an effort to nur-
ture and mentor students who
are interested in becoming
teachers.
The ministry has also given
more than 400 scholarships to

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education majors at the College
of the Bahamas and offers in-
service awards to teachers to
continue their education.
"We can't stop at the pre-ser-
vice level," he added, "we have
to focus on those already in the
programme; that's why we pro-
vide in-service and partial in-
service awards," Minister Sears
said.
However, the BUT president
took a different view. She said
that to attract teachers the Min-
istry has to make the business
more "people friendly", so that
once you come, you want to
stay. She said that with the sys-
tem as it is, only the most dedi-
cated remain.'
However, she said the short-
age of teachers is a world-wide
problem so it's not something
new only to the Bahamas.
When the time came to
decide whether it was better to
delay the opening of school
because of insufficient teachers
and incomplete construction,
Mr Thompson said the better
choice was made.
"It's not an easy choice, but
the worst option, in my hum-
ble opinion, is to allow scores of
young people to remain out of
school, not getting an educa-
tion. What we will be doing is
sowing the seeds of our own
destruction. My point is we
have enough teachers in all the
schools to open and to function
and to discharge their respon-
sibilities until we can catch up
with the shortages.


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0 In brief


Govt seeks to

assist special

needs school

MINISTER of Education
Alfred Sears said the govern-
ment is exploring ways to assist
a special needs school in Abaco.
Every Child Counts, a school
in Marsh Harbour, provides
educational services to children
and adolescents with disabili-
ties.
"Every Child Counts is a cru-
cial institution that the govern-
ment is currently exploring ways
to assist, because it provides
educational services to children
and adolescents with disabili-
ties," Mr Sears said.
He said the assistance could
take the form of sponsoring
professional development for
teachers or paying their salaries.
The special school began six
years ago as an outreach pro-
gramme by the Roman Catholic
Church with a total of 16 stu-
dents.
It is expecting 70 students for
the academic year beginning
Monday and a total of six teach-
ers.
Lynn Major, principal of
Every Child Counts, said funds
for the day-to-day functioning
of the school are raised pri-
vately by the teachers, and that
the school currently operates
with an annual budget of
$240,000.
She said the families of one
third of the students that attend
the school cannot afford to pay
the $1,600 fee per semester.
Ms Major said the govern-
ment renders some assistance
in terms of customs duty
exemptions on materials for the
school.

'Slice seven'

expected to

be complete

for new term

THE Ministry of Works and
SUtilities expects "slice seven" of
the New Providence Road
Improvement Project the area
between Robinson'Road and the
Tonique William-Darling High-
way to be completed before
school re-opens on Monday.
Minister of Works and Utili-
ties Bradley Roberts said that
inclement weather and difficult
subsurface ground conditions
hampered the road works during
the month of August.
"My Ministry staff and utility
corporations are continually
assisting the local joint venture
contractor for major completion
of works to fully open the road-
way to the traffic before schools
reopen on September 4," Mr
Roberts said in a statement.
He said that to date, the: con-
tractor has substantially complet-
ed the clearing and earth works,
lime rock and asphalt base course
works, drainage and utility works
and around 70 per cent of the
concrete sidewalk and curbing
wdrks.
He also noted that work on the
intersection at Baillou Hill and
Robinson Roads is yet to be com-
pleted.
Mr Roberts added that the traf-
fic control blocking Graham
Road will be removed to allow
access to Baillou Hill Road in
time for first day of school.

Caution urged

for motorists
ROAD Traffic officials are
again urging motorists to exer-
cise caution during the back-to-
school season.
Noting that a large majority of
students in New Providence and
the Family Islands walk to school,
Road Traffic Controller Jack
Thompson said yesterday that he
is particularly concerned about
the safety of student pedestrians -
as the streets will be congested
with traffic in the coming weeks.
"We want drivers to observe
the school zones," Mr Thompson
said.
He said it is important for per-
sons to be organized and to leave
their homes on time so as to avoid
the frustrations of back-to- school


traffic jams.
This, he said, goes particularly
for those persons who have to
make two to three "drop-offs"
before heading to work them-
selves.
"As for next week, we intend
to deploy several of our road traf-
fic supervisors at various inter-
sections and round-abouts so as
to compliment the police force's
traffic division," Mr Thompson
said.
According to the controller, the
Road Traffic Department has
taken proactive measures to
heighten road safety awareness,
particularly among the youth, by
visiting several summer camps
this summer.


Education system 'in need




of a dramatic overhaul'


* By DENISE MAYCOCK
Tribune Freeport Reporter


FREEPORT The national "
education system in the
Bahamas is in need of a dramatic
and comprehensive overhaul, it
was claimed yesterday.
Speaking in Grand Bahamas
on Thursday, Acting Assistant
Director of Education Kingsley
Black stressed that the system,
which has been guided by colo-
nial policies for the past 30 years,
is no longer relevant in the mod-
ern Bahamas.
"I think the critical problem is
the fact that the system is failing
to deliver on the goods," said
Mr Black.
In an effort to improve the
education system, the National
Education Conference Com-
mittee is holding a series of town
meetings with educational stake-
holders throughout the country
for the redevelopment of policies
on education.
Mr Black, who is also deputy
chairman of the NEC, met with
stakeholders on Grand Bahama we became an independent
on Thursday. country," he said.
Due to the inclement weather, Mr Black stressed that a colo-
there was only a very small nial system cannot produce the
turnout at the meeting, held at quality of graduates required to
the St Georges' High School grow and develop the Bahamas
gymnasium. in the 21st century.
Mr Black said that many are "A 'D' system can't produce
concerned about the national 'A' results and that ought to be
D+ average which is reflective clear to all. We need to over-
of where the country is headed, haul the system and we need to
"The education system is not make sure we hear all the voices
delivering the quality of educa- ringing clear in the policy that
tion and the type of education determines the vay forward,"
that is required for us to be suc- he said.
cessful as individuals and as a Mr Black explained that the
country in this global village," NEC seeks to establish a nation-
said Mr Black. al network of stakeholders to
"We are not colonial interact and dialogue to address
Bahamas any longer. We are an issues in the educational system.
independent country and we "Up until now, we have just
cannot expect our former colo- been rowing about what's wrong
nial masters to determine our about education, and seeking to
way forward. blame teachers, managers of the
And, yet their policies contin- system and the political direc-
ue to be, as it were, the hub of. torate.
the wheel of our education syS- "We have yet to find a strate-
tem. gy where we collaborate, co-
"We have not have not had a operate, and accept that
dramatic and comprehensive accountabil it for education is
and sufficient overhaul of our ,-eever\! bd's busines-s..
national education system since.' '1. I thihk trr tlai Lt long we

Some schools not ready
FROM page one

he has been working on things, but the main confusion is the
contractors are given their money extremely late."
"They wait until after the budget before they get their mon-
ey," she explained.
The most aggressive changes were made to A F Adderley Jr
High. Several changes that will take place over a three-year peri-
od will be made to the school. The Ministry has temporary
trailers in place to accommodate students going to that school.
"Of the 158 schools, 13 schools, including C R Walker Senior
High School, and Donald Davis, which had certain challenges
will be ready by the 4th of September. There will not be any dis-
ruption of regular classes," Mr Sears said.
He added, "We did not simply apply the paint brush, but
we understood the need for new lavatory upgrade, the instal-
lation of proper ceiling fans, the painting of walls and removal
of debris and the replacement of roofs. All of this was necessary
in order to make the learning environment conducive to the
development of education in our schools."


CHEFS

WANTED

PASTRY CHEF
This is a seasonal position from October of this year through May of 2007. Interested
persons must have a minimum of five (5) years experience ~ pastry. Plated restaurant
dessert presentation is also required. Diplomas from.the Bahaimas Hotel Trainiig
College/College of the Bahamas must be presented. .
CHEF DE PARTIES
The position of Chef de Partie will be seasonal initially, with the possibility of full-
time depending on satisfactory performance. The persons interested in filling this
position must have these attributes: a minimum of seven (7) years in the cooking
field, standard diplomas from the Bahamas Hotel Training College/College of the
Bahamas, pastry knowledge, garde-manger and most importantly fine dining
experience. Management skills and people skills are. a must. This challenging
position will need flexible individuals, well-experienced in classical French cooking
and able to be at the forefront of new Bahamian cuisine.
GARDE-MANGER CHEF
We consider this position more of a second job type (on-call or seasonal), that
someone looking to supplement his/her present income might fill as we welcome
a flexible schedule, The successful applicant must he well-experienced and have
a minimum of three (3) years experience in the cooking field with emphasis on cold
kitchens and buffets preparation. This position is ideal for someone willing to do
the extra mile and can be a plus for the person who wishes to be in an operation
where a chef can grow.
HEAD COOK
We are looking for a head cook to be attached to our Beach Restaurant from
November of this year through May of 2007. The person filling this position will
have to fill to fill the grill or sandwich section. The primary requirement is that the
candidate must be well-experienced in high volume operations. A minimum of two
(2) to three (3) years experience in similar restaurants is a must. Industry qualifications
inclusive of the standard diplomas from the Bahamas Hotel Training College/College
of the Bahamas are required.
COOK
This position needs to be filled from October of this year through May of 2007.
The cook will be attached to the Pool Restaurant's sandwiches and salad section.
Those persons interested in this position must have industry standard diplomas. A
minimum of two (2) years experience is mandatory. Previous experience in lunch
casual restaurants will also be well-received.
Persons should apply by faxing resumes to:
The Director of Human Resources
Lyford Cay Club
Lyford Cay
Nassau, Bahamas
Fax # (242) 362-6245


KINGSLEY
Black, deputy
chairman of the
National Educa-
tion Conference
Committee
speaks with a Tri-
bune reporter fol-
lowing a poorly
attended town
meeting in Grand
Bahama on
Thursday.


have literally tied our hands and
said the people who manage the
system must set the policy and
that is where we are blind-siding
the system, because they do not
have all of the answers and all
the ideas," Mr Black said.
Mrs Demaris Thompson,
assistant director of education
in Freeport, said it is very impor-
tant that all stakeholders teach-
ers, parents, students, union
leaders, youth leaders and PTA
board members attend the
town meetings to voice their
concerns and ideas.
"I would have liked to see
more people come out, but I
believe the rain may have been a
factor for us this evening.
"People love to voice their
opinions on the radio and in the
newspaper, but we want them
to voice their opinions where it
counts and know that it can be a
part of the policies that are made
on education,' she said.
Mrs Thompson said there will
'be ongoing town meetings on
Grand Bahama.


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Xenophobia from Patrick Buchanan


WASHINGTON Patrick Buchanan can
seem more like an entertainer than a commen-
tator. The well-known conservative and erst-
while presidential candidate says shocking things
on television. He writes provocative books.
He's a marketing plus for the television and
publishing industries.
But he is also peddling dangerous ideas.
"Should America lose her ethnic-cultural
core and become a nation of nations, America
will not survive" he writes in his new book,
"State of Emergency: The Third World Invasion
and Conquest of America." Buchanan's argu-
ment: The country is losing its Western Euro-
pean identity and being overrun by Mexicans
and other immigrant groups.
It's a troubling mix of facts and fear-mon-
gering, with dollops of nostalgia about the 1940s
and '50s, when, Buchanan says, black and white
Americans did not "obsess over wrongs done by
previous generations, for, compared with all .
other nations, America merited the gratitude of
mankind."
Buchanan points to the Census Bureau's esti-
mate that by 2050, non-Hispanic whites will
make up only 50 per cent of the population.
And he argues that while white European immi-
grants have been able to assimilate successfully,
America simply can't absorb millions of immi-
grants from Third World countries who are cul-
turally alien.
He points to crime, gang activity, urban riots


in America and Europe, and terrorism as evi-
dence that for certain people, assimilation is
dangerously unlikely.
Buchanan frets that the country will shatter
under the weight of too much cultural diversity.
Shared democratic ideas won't be enough to
keep the country whole. Instead, unchecked
immigration will lead to balkanization and "the
death of the West."
His solutions: big fences, a legal crackdown on
hiring undocumented workers, a 10-year "time
out on immigration" so the country can assim-
ilate legal immigrants, a preference for Christ-
ian immigrants, and denying American citizen-
ship to babies who are born here to undocu-
mented parents.
No one denies that "the West" is undergoing
huge demographic change. Cultures and coun-
tries must find ways to co-exist instead of
destroying each other. And the United States
does need to address its tide of illegal immi-
grants. But Buchanan can't resist layering in
the toxin of racial animosity, pushing the whole
debate to the fringe.
Hiding in a castle of cultural purity is sense-
less. America has never been such a place. It's a
distortion to.sow fear about nonwhite or non-
Christian immigrants, millions of whom have
contributed to this country.
Yes; the world will be changed by immigra-
tion, technology, and other forces. The chal-
lenge is to steer that change, not attack it.


U.S. companies push nicotine
TEN YEARS ago, Bill Clinton's Food and This means that smokers pull more smoke into
Drug Administration tried to regulate tobacco their lungs than would be registered on a smok-
as a highly addictive substance. The Supreme ing machine.
Court said it could not, unless Congress gave it According to the DPH study, nicotine levels
the explicit power, rose in 92 of 116 cigarette brands. In 12 brands
The case for Congress to do that was strength- nicotine fell, and in 12 it remained constant.
ended this week by a state Department of Public The DPH study came little more than a week
Health study showing that tobacco companies after a federal judge ruled that the industry had
increased levels of nicotine in most cigarette consistently deceived the public about the dan-
brands by an average of 10 per cent between ger of its products. Judge Gladys Kessler also
1998 and 2004. confirmed that the companies had manipulated
Nicotine is the addictive material in tobacco nicotine levels, despite their denials.
that makes it so difficult for smokers to quit, Kessler's ruling and the DPH study make it
despite the fact that smoking is the leading more urgent than ever that Congress place
cause of preventable death. Quietly raising nico- tobacco under the FDA's authority. A 2004 bill
tine levels at a time when states were banning sponsored by Senator Edward M. Kennedy and
smoking in public places and raising tobacco Republican Senator Mike DeWine of Ohio
taxes has helped the industry to keep a steady 20 would have given the FDA the authority to
per cent or more of adult Americans hooked as regulate tobacco but not ban it outright. The
customers. Senate backed the measure, but the leadership
Massachusetts is just one of three states to of the House of Representatives would not even
track the contents of cigarette smoke. Its test is allow it to be considered in that chamber. The
in line with a National Cancer Institute recOm- DPH data make clear that, without an agency
mendation that testers get a true reading on like the FDA riding herd on it, the industry will
the levels of nicotine by accounting for the fact do anything it can to keep smokers hooked.
that smokers' fingers or lips block some of the (* These articles are from
tiny holes in cigarettes that filter out smoke. The Boston Globe 2006).


PUBLIC



NOTICE

The Ministry of Local Government and
Consumer Affairs invite the public to attend
and participate in a consultative meeting on
the establishment of Local Government in
New Providence at the Annex Baptist Church
Hall, Wulff Road on the
4th September 2006 at 7:30 p. m.

Speakers include:-


Honourable George A. Smith


Honourable C. B. Moss


Dr. Thaddeus McDonald



Refreshments will be served after the meeting.


Concern over





Immigration





Department


EDITOR, The Tribune.
IT IS with great distress that
I pen these words in your jour-
nal at this time. First because
it involves direct oppression
of my family members and my
friends, and because there are
other Bahamians who would
want to express what I am
about to convey to you but
won't because of negative
repercussions which they may
receive from the Bahamas
government since it directly
involves the Immigration
Department.
As a native, I feel it is
imperative that I bring to your
attention and to the reading
public at large the detestable
way the Immigration Depart-
ment is continuing to operate\
to date. Further, while I can
appreciate the stance that the
government has taken towards
"illegal aliens" and the recent
position in parliamentary leg-
islation that such persons be
sought after and repatriated
to their countries of birth,
there are, however, ways and
means by which my govern-
ment should civilly interdict,
accost and repatriate all such
persons.
On August -20, 2006
between the hours of 9 and
9.30 in the morning, my per-
sonal friends, while visiting
this Bahamas, but specifically
Freeport, were inadverternly
and deliberately cut off by an
unidentifiable white van while
walking to Wendy's for break-
fast from their hotel. Let it be
known that this incident
occurred in front of the Rand
Memorial Hospital on the
Mall Drive in plain \iew of
the driving public witnessing
this horrific embarrassment.
Suddenly, a man, clothed in a
white polo shirt, jumped out
of the vehicle while wiggling
his finger, beckoning them to
approach him, stating, "Come
here!"
Suffice to say, they became
afraid and stated, "We don't
have time for you."
Not identifying himself ver-
bally and/or otherwise while
forcefully stating, "You gonna
have time for me!" flashed
what appeared to be a black
wallet. He then proceeded to'
question my friends without
any rational reason for doing
so. After my friends were ini-
tially pressed by this man, the
wife moved away fearing that
they would be kidnapped. In


Notice

NOTICE is hereby given that YVONNE PAUL, MARKET
STREET SOUTH, is applying to the Minister responsible for
Nationality and Citizenship, for registration/naturalization as
a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any person who knows
any reason why registration/ naturalization should not be
granted, should send a written and signed statement of
the facts within twenty-eight days from the 26th day of
August, 2006 to the Minister responsible for Nationality and
Citizenship, P.O.Box N- 7147, Nassau, Bahamas.







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Nassau, Bahamas
An immediate vacancy exists for a seasoned and versatile Manager for a
rapidly developing high technology medical facility in the Bahamas. The
Cancer Centre (Bahamas) is the-only facility of its kind in the Caribbean
and has significant relationships with Canada, the USA, and other countries.
The successful candidate will need to have the following skills:-
A broad base of administrative experience preferably within the
healthcare sector.
Excellent oral, written and computer skills, including:-
Word-processing
Excel
Outlook
Accounting software
An ability to develop and maintain schedules as well as Human Resource files.
The successful candidate will be engaging, innovative, able to function
independently, team spirited, ad able to work with persons of a variety of
backgrounds.

An attractive package will be available to the right person.
Please send resume and contact Information to:
Dr Arthur T Portor MD FRCPC at drporter@thecancercentre.com


light of the various acts of ter-
rorism worldwide, the
Bahamas is not exempt from
these acts. At this time the
other man came out of the van
and had handcuffs attached to
his waistband. He was in an
unidentifiable dark green out-
fit. He-then declared that they
were "Immigration officers."
My friends were so visibly
shaken because of the lack of
professionalism, also seen in
many other government
offices here in Freeport, and
the lack of proper government
identification, especially see-
ing that they were forcibly
engaged without any provo-
cation.
The "Immigration officers"
then began a barrage of ques-
tions:
"What's your name? Where
are you staying? When did
you arrive? How, by air or
sea?
"Where are you going?
Where are your travel docu-
ments?"
While attempting to answer
each question another ques-
tion was asked. To validate
that they were here legally,
my friends then presented
their travel documents they
just happened to have on their
person and their US passports.
The "officers" visibly exam-
ined the documents and then
returned them to my friends.
He then said, "I'm sorry."
Nevertheless, th t trauma


that was inflicted on my
friends made them feel as if
they would never again return
to the Bahamas. Needless to
say, this type of behaviour and
unprofessionalism displayed
by this arm of the Bahamas
government is totally unac-
ceptable and inhumane.
I am certain that my minis-
ter, the Honourable Shane
Gibson, whose portfolio is
Immigration and Labour, does
not applaud this kind of
behaviour from his personnel.
While I agree with the posi-
tion that the government has
taken against illegal immi-
grants, it must be done with a
greater degree of civility,
order and professional integri-
ty.
Otherwise it brings only dis-
grace to the Bahamas and the
democracy for which it stands.
I am certain that my friends'
story and apprehension by this
department is not an isolated
case. I believe that this is the
"tip of the iceberg" of what
really goes on in the Immi-
gration Department and an
example of the tactics used to
manipulate persons, including
tourists.
To further validate this let-
ter to your journal, my friends
have filled out the immigra-
tion card given to them upon
arrival to the country stating
their displeasure of how they
were treated on this.island.


PAUL THOMPSON
Freeport,
,.,Grand Bahama,
August 22, 2006.


Same old filthy


Nassau airport

EDITOR, The Tribune.
WELL it was time to visit the Bahamas once again and
I thought they would have by now cleaned up the airport
operation.
Much to our chagrin, they have not. It was my under-
standing that a professional operator was going to take
over. The baggage handler indicated that many of the
poor performing retail stores had "connections" and
there was some hesitance in making that change for fear
of losing their locations. My poor wife's mother had to go
to one of those disgusting bathrooms at the airport and
became very ill at the stench inside. My wife insisted
that I contact my company, which is a member of the
Florida Chamber, and e-mail an alert to all members of
thiis situation, which I did.
How can the tourist department of the Bahamian gov-
ernment allow this to continue?
On another matter I was reading The Tribune and had
to chuckle at the local government airline Bahamasair,
which apparently closes their reservations at 4.30 pm!
No wonder that outfit loses as much money as they do.
What was even funnier was when Mr Woods was asked by
a reporter from The Tribune about this policy he said:
"We are going to change it to 7.30 pm!" Apparently they
have never heard of a call centre!
Thank goodness for a free and Democratic Press!


JOHN SMESTAD
Florida,
August 27, 2006


Notice

NOTICE is hereby given that MCKENZY JOSEPH, EAST
ST., is applying to the Minister responsible for Nationality and
Citizenship, for registration/naturalization as a citizen of The
Bahamas, and that any person who knows any reason why
registration/ naturalization should not be granted, should
send a written and signed statement of the facts within
twenty-eight days from the 26th day of August, 2006 to the
Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, P.O.Box
N- 7147, Nassau, Bahamas.



PUBLIC NOTICE
INTENT TO CHANGE NAME BY DEED POLL
The Public is hereby advised that I, LARRY JACK. of 5139
Marion Place/ West Palm Beach, Florida, Zip 33407, intend
to change my name to LARRY JACQUES. If there are
any objections to this change of name by Deed Poll, you
may write such objections to the Chief Passport Officer,
P.O.Box SS-19478, Nassau, Bahamas no later than thirty
(30) days after the date of publication of this notice.






THE TRIBUNE _


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2006, PAGE 5 ;
I I II


0 In brief

Police

investigate

armed

robbery
* By DENISE MAYCOCK
Tribune Freeport
Reporter
FREEPORT Grand
Bahama Police are investigat-
ing an armed robbery that
occurred at an apartment in
Seahorse Village
Three expatriate workers
were reportedly robbed of
cash and other personal items.
According to police reports,
sometime around 4.30pm on
Thursday,. two masked men
armed with a handgun forced
their way into an apartment
on Ferryhorse Lane.
They robbed three Roma-
'nians, who are employed at
the Grand Bahama Shipyard,
of an undetermined arhount
of the money, their passports
and other personal.items.
Police believe that the sus-
pects were also responsible for
an earlier robbery at Waterfall
Drive in Seahorse Village,
where four Bulgarians, who
are also employed at the ship-
yard, were robbed inside their
apartment of cash, passports
and other items.
Superintendent Basil Rah-
ming said police are investi-
gating the incidents.



US Embassy

to be closed

on Monday

THE United States
Embassy in Nassau
announced that it will be
closed on Monday, Septem-
ber 4, in observance of the
US Labour Day holiday.
The Embassy will resume
normal business operations
on Tuesday, September 5, at
8am.


Labour Minister's claim


E By ROYANNE
FORBES-DARVILLE
Tribune staff Writer
UNION leader Dennis Williams yes-
terday refuted Labour Minister Shane
Gibson's claim that money is now a
"non-issue" in the ongoing BEC nego-
tiations.
Mr Williams also criticised the minis-
ter for speaking openly about an issue
that remains before the Industrial Tri-
bunal.
Mr Williams explained that while the
BEWU has opted to work along with
the Bahamas Christian Council to
resolve the matter, "it would be useful if
everyone could be quiet at this time -
because the more he talks, the more


BEC workers get angry."
Appearing as a guest on the radio
show Real Talk Live with Jeff Lloyd on
Thursday, Mr Gibson denied that the
dispute over back-pay continues to be
the focus of the talks.
"All of us agree that (BEC employ-
ees) are not owed a nickel or a dime, so
that is a non-issue," the minister had
said.
He also insisted that he is unaware of
any ongoing "contention" between the
corporation and the union but stopped
short of saying that all outstanding con-
cerns had been resolved.
Mr Williams disagreed that the back-
pay claim is now a non-issue, but did
not explain exactly what the status of
the issue is currently.


"The union does not wish to be
involved in a political debate because
the issue is far more complicated than it
appears," he said.
"I don't understand the minister's
rationale or thought process. I don't
know what his objective is or if he is
trying to make himself look
good,"
The Bahamas Electrical Workers
Union (BEWU) started industrial action
last month after contract negotiations
stalled.
After several power cuts that man-
agement claimed were the result of sab-
otage by some BEWU members, Mr
Gibson declared power an essential ser-
vice and referred the matter to the
Industrial Tribunal.


'Ion scan' training for DEU narcotics strike force


THE Drug Enforcement
Unit's narcotics strike force
underwent "ion scan" train-
ing this week, conducted by
two US Coast Guard trainers.
The system is widely used
by the US Coast Guard and
Customs and Border Protec-
tion as well as by Bahamian
authorities for the purpose
of detecting narcotics residue.
It is used to prevent drugs
from being smuggled into the
United States and the
Bahamas at various ports of
entry.
The course was taught to
seven members of the Royal
Bahamas Police Force and
seven members of the Royal
Bahamas Defence Force.
The trainers were from the
District Seven Tactical Law
Enforcement Team.
"The ion scan can detect up
to the nanogram of narcotic
residue and is considered 99.9
per cent accurate in determin-
ing if narcotics are present, or
may have been present, in lug-
gage, vehicles, aircraft or mar-
itime vessels," explained the
US Embassy in a statement.
S"This tool is especially useful
for detecting narcotics that are
located in hidden compart-


ments or in locked areas."
The basic theory behind the
ion scan is the higher the read-
ing received by the machine,
the better the chances actual
narcotics are present.
The device can also be cali-
brated to detect residue from
explosives and is widely used
by the Transportation Securi-
ty Administration at each of
the airports in the United
States.
The intense, five-day course
was designed specifically to
take members from the strike
force who had no prior expe-
rience with the system and
turn them into fully qualified
operators.
It was also designed to
establish set procedures to cer-
tify each of the students as
samplers for ion scan testing.,
Past use of this detection
device by US and Bahamian
authorities has reportedly
resulted in successful, multi-
kilo narcotic seizures at vari-
ous ports of entry.
AN OFFICER from the
Drug Enforcement Unit
using the Ion Scan Narcotics
Detection System during a
training exercise.


Back-To


Union leader refutes


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LOCAL NEWS


SATURDAY,
SEPT. 2ND
12:00 411
12:30 Aqua Kids
1:00 Sports Lifestyle
1:30 BTC Caribbean Volleyball
Championships
3:30 Gillette World Sportt
5:00 Cricket World'.
5:30 Gillette World Sport .
6:00 Ballroom Bo.ing
7:00 The Bahamas Tonight
7:30 Da' Native Show
8:00 The Envy Life
8:30 N-Contrast
9:00 Tropical Beat
10:00 American Chart Show
11:00 Bahamas Tonight
11:30 Neo Soul Cafe
12:30am Community Page 1540AM


SUNDAY,
SEPT. 3RD
6:30am Community Pg. 1540AM
8:30 The Covenant Hour.
9:00. E.M.P.A.C.T.
9:30 The Voice That Makes
The Difference .
10:00 Effective Living
10:30 Morning Joy
11:00 Zion Baptist Church
1:00 Gilette World Sports
1:30 Sports Desk
2:00 A Rhema Moment
3:00 This Week In The Bahamas
3:30' Ernest Angley Ministries
4:30 Temple Fellowship
Ministries International
5:00 Walking In Victory
6:00 New Destiny Baptist Church
6:30 The Bible Study Hour
7:00 The Bahamas Tonight
7:30 "emp Road MinisTres
8:00' Calvary Deliverance Church
8:30 Soul Seeker In Concert
9:00 Ecclesia Gospel
10:00 Turning Point.,
10:30 Bobby Jones" .
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In Days Gone By


SLooking back at the visit of

General Yakubu Dan-Ymma Gowon


This week In Days Gone By looks back at
the visit of General Yakubu "Jack" Dan-Yumma
Gowon. General Yakubu was the head of
state (Head of the Federal Military Govern-
ment) of Nigeria from 1966 to 1975. He took
power after one military coup d'etat and was
overthrown in another.
During his rule, the Nigerian government
successfully prevented the Biafran secession,
and he subsequently followed a magnanimous
"no victor, no vanquished" policy that did
much to restore the goodwill that had been
lost between the Igbo people and the rest of
Nigeria during the 1966-1970 period.


THE Nigerian leader is seen shaking hands with Rupert Cox
of Rupert and the Rolling Coins.


CENTRAL GOSPEL CHAPEL
CHRISTIE & DOWDESWELL STREETS Tel: 325-2921

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2006

11:30am & 7:30pm Speaker:
..Elder Brentford Isaacs


Coming Soon New Life Gospel Crusade
"Pray For Souls, Souls, Souls!"

Bible Class: 945 a.m. Breaking of Bread Service: 10:45 a.m.
Community Outreach 11:30 am. Evening Service: 7:00 p.m.
Midweek Service 7:30 p.m. (Wednesdays)
Sister' Prayer Meeting: 1000 am. (2nd Thursday of each month)


Sunday School: 10am
Preachering 11am & 7:30pm
Radio Bible Hour:
Sunday 6pm ZNS 2
Wed. Prayer & Praise 7:30pm


FUNDAMENTAL
EVANGELISTIC

Pastor:H. Mills


"Preaching the Bible as is, to men as they are"
Pastor: H. Mills Phone: 393-0563 Box N-3622
^______________^___________________


Sr0nt'% lOan l r3Ve p 0 ftetbobitt Cburrb
(B itoM Hi Rd & Chape StselM PO.Bok CB-1 30461
The Holy Ghost Prayer-Line number is 326-7427
(www.gtwesley.org)
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 3, 2006
7:00a.m. Pastor Carla Culmer/Sis. Rosemary Williams
11:00a.m. Rev. Carla Culmer/Bro Ernest Miller
7:00p.m. Opening Service at Ebenezer Methodist Church


LIGHT AND LIFE COMMUNITY CHURCH
Grounded In The Past &
,--. Geared To The Future


Worship time: 11am & 7pm
Sunday School: 9:45am
Prayer time: 6:30pm
Place:
The Madeira Shopping
Center
Rev. Dr. Franklin Knowles

ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND
Pastor: Rev. Dr. Franklin Knowles
P.O.Box EE-16807
Telephone number 325-5712
EMAIL lynnk@batelnet.bs


GRACE AND PEACE WESLEYAN CHURCH
A SOCIETY OF THE FREE METHODIST CHURCH OF NORTH AMERICA
I7HERE GOD IS ADORED VD EVlER YOVE IS AFFIRAMEDj
SWorship time: 11am & 7pm

Prayer Time: 10:15am to 10:45am ,

Church School during Worship Service

Place: Twynam Heights
off Prince Charles Drive

Minister: Rev. Henley Perry
PO. Box SS-5631

Telephone number:324-2538 Telefax number:324-2587


COME TO WORSHIP, LEAVE TO SERVE




EVANGELISTIC

TEMPLE
A Life Changing Experience

Collins Avenue at 4th Terrace Centreville
Telephone: 322-8304 or 325-1689 P.O. Box N-1566
Fax No. 322-4793


SUNDAY 8:30am ZNS-1
8:30am
9:45am
ll:00am
7:00pm

WEDNESDAY 7:30PM


Temple Time Broadcast
Early Morning Worship
Sunday School For All Ages
Worship Service
Evening Celebration

Selective Bible Teaching Royal
Rangers (Boys Club) Ages 4-17 Years
Missionettes (Girls Club) Ages 4-17.


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SGENERAL GOWON poses io a photographer at
Government House during his two day state visit. From
left: The late Prime Minister Sir Lynden Pindling, Mrs
Gowon, Lady Butler, General Gowan, Lady Pindling, Sir
Milo Butler and Mr and Mrs Milo Butler Jr.


THE BAHAMAS, TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS ,
OF THE METHODIST CHURCH IN THE
CARIBBEAN AND THE AMERICAS
L'EGLISE METHODISTE DANS LA CARAIBE
ET LES AMERIQUES
NASSAU CIRCUIT OF CHURCHES
108 Montrose Avenue
P.O. Box EE-16379, Nassau, Bahamas; Teiephone: 325-6432; Fax:
328-2784; rhodesmethod@batelneLbs
METHODISM: RAISED UP IN THE PROVIDENCE OF
GOD, TO REFORM THE NATION, BUT ESPECIALLY THE
CHURCH AND TO SPREAD SCRIPTURAL HOLINESS
THROUGHOUT THE LAND (Father John Wesley)
"Celebrating 223 years of continuous Methodist witness for
Christ in The Bahamas"
THE THIRTEENTH LORD'S DAY AFTER PENTECOST,
SEPTEMBER 3, 2006
INTROIT AND COLLECT:
Sing praise to the Lord, you who are his saints, and give thanks
to his holy name.
Lord my God, I cried to you for help and you have healed me.
ALMIGTHY GOD, who called your Church to bear witness to
your redeeming power and reconciling love: help us so to proclaim
the good news of your salvation, that all who hear it may be set
at liberty and be reconciled to you; through Jesus Christ your
Son, our Lord, who died for us and rose again, and reigns with
you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.
WESLEY METHODIST CHURCH (Malcolm Rd East)
9:00 a.m. Rev. Edward J Sykes (Holy Communion)
RHODES MEMORIAL METHODIST CHURCH
(108 Montrose Ave. near Wulff Rd)
7:00 a.m. Rev. Stacia Williams- Christmas (Holy Communion)
10:00 a.m. Rev. Emily A. Demeritte
11:00 a.m. Rev. Mark S. Christmas (Holy Communion)
6:30 p.m. Rhodes Usher Board
COKE MEMORIAL METHODIST CHURCH
(Rose Street, Fox Hill)
11:00 a.m. Rev. Leonard G. Roberts Jr. (Holy Communion)
PROVIDENCE METHODIST CHURCH (Shirley Plaza)
11:00 a.m. Rev. Stacia Williams- Christmas (Holy Communion)
HERITAGE OF REDEEMING LOVE METHODIST CHURCH
(28 Crawford St, Oakes Field)
7:00 a.m. Rev. Edward J. Sykes
10:00 a.m. Sis. Katie Carter
GOOD SHEPHERD METHODIST CHURCH
(20 Cedar Terrace, Tall Pines)
8:00 a.m. Rev. Mark S. Christmas (Holy Communion)
CROIX-DES-MISSIONS-ALDERSGATE (Quackoo' Street)
9 a.m. Circuit Prayer Groups
Friday (September 17) Children's Club at 5 p.m.
METHODIST MISSION CENTRE (Quackoo St) -Thrift Shop and
other Ministries
JOHN WESLEY METHODIST COLLEGE (28 Crawford St.,
Oakes Field) Reception to Primary
RADIO PROGRAMS
"Vision" On the Lord's Day, ZNS 1 at 9 p.m.; "Great Hymns of
Inspiration" On the Lord's Day, Radio 810 at 5:30 p.m.; "Family
Vibes" ZNS 1, Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.; "To God be the Glory" ZNS 1,
Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.
PRAYERS
Our brothers and sisters in the Middle East, those affected by hurricanes
and other natural disasters, and the Privy Council Appeal.


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By PAUL G TURNQUEST
Tribune Staff Reporter
"I'm vex because it seems
like the only time that roads
around here can get fixed is
when the election bell is about
to ring. Why can't they do it
every year, or two years? It
isn't like the holes wait to
form and all the time ya car
getting break up while they
wait around to fix things. PLP
or FNM, none of 'em any dif-
ferent."
K Thompson,
Marathon
"Once again I am vex with
the choice of movies that are
brought in by our local the-
aters. It seems as if they are
only interested in appeasing
the carnal interests of the
masses, versus actually bring-
ing in movies that foster
debate or push the envelope
of creativity. I'm sure I can't
be the only person who is tired
of watching a DMX or Lil
Wow Wow movie on Friday
night."
Ryan, an avid movie-goer.
"I vex with my mechanic. I
took my car to him a while
ago to have him check out my
Engine. Now the car is leaking
water and gas. In any other
situation I would go and ask
for my money back, but this
guy has ripped me off for the
Last time. If I go there I might
end up in jail, so it's best I just
write that off as a loss. The
next time something goes
wrong with my car, I'm just
4 going to push it off the dock
Instead of allowing another
Sbush mechanic to make a
dime off of me."
Reginald,
Joe Farrington Road.

"I am extremely vex with
the tedious procedures at the
SCollege of the Bahamas. It is
Snerve-wracking what they put
you through to simply register
for classes. I don't know why
anyone in their right mind
would go through all that has-
sle. And it isn't as if they give
Bahamians a break on their
prices I mean, if I basically
Shave to fight to get into a
Course, do they actually expect
me to pay top dollar for a
post-graduate course? They
can't be serious about wanting
to become a university. They
haven't gotten their act
together yet."
Prospective student looking
for better options


Proposed Marsh Harbour airport


improvement scheme slammed


ABACO's business commu-
nity reacted fiercely yesterday
to the government's $10 mil-
lion Marsh Harbour airport
improvement scheme, claim-
ing it is a "half-baked" project
that doesn't make sense.
Critics blasted the proposed
improvements as insufficient
for a fast-developing economy
and said they were announced
without any local consultation.
Minister Bradley Roberts
told a.town meeting in Abaco
this week that work would
begin within 15 days on the
runway at Marsh Harbour, but
failed to announce what locals
regard as a much-needed run-
way extension.
Instead, he said a control
tower, extended terminal build-
ings and resurfaced runway
would be the main features of
the project.
But locals reacted angrily
yesterday, sparking a spirited
debate on Radio Abaco in
which feelings were over-
whelmingly against the gov-
ernment scheme.
Mr Dale Hill, a businessman
who is also a town committee
member, told The Tribune that
even the local MP, Robert
Sweeting, had not seen the


plans released by Mr Roberts.
Yet there were several defi-
ciencies, including the lack of a
bonded cargo area, a proper
taxi-rank and a runway ade-
quate to take Abaco's growing
band of wealthy investors and
visitors.
The critics want a new run-
way of unlimited length to
replace the current 3,500-ft run-
way, which they say could
remain for back-up or taxi-way
use.

Runway
Mr Hill said: "We have had
no local consultations. We have
been asking to sec copies of
the plans. Every pilot using
Marsh Harbour wants a south-
east to north-west runw ay of
sufficient length to take the
larger aircraft now coming to
Abaco."
He added: "This has been
thrown in our faces as a
promise before the election
without consultation. But it
seems to me it is going to back-
fire. There are too many things
about it that don't make
sense."
Referring to the Radio Aba-


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co debate, Mr Hill said: "Every
single caller was against doing
the airport in this way. We are
putting a lot of money into the
treasury. Why are they trying
to thart us by keeping the air-
port small?
"We have 13 airlines work-
ing out of this airport. Yet we
have a 4,000 sq ft terminal,
including concession area, cus-
toms and immigration."
A pilot who did not wish to
be named said the project was
a waste of money because it
did not address the island's
long-term needs. "The minis-
ter said a new privatised air-
port was being considered for
the future well, why not do it
now?
"I think this plan was thrown
together primarily for con-
sumption by hoteliers and oth-
ers in the tourism business.


Definitely, the runway needs
to be extended. Everybody
knows that."
Businessman Doug Evans
said the new proposals were
considered "hazardous"
because of the close proximity
of the new taxiway to the air-
craft parking apron,
"What they are doing is cre-
ating an unsafe environment
for any plane on the taxiway,
which will infringe aprons
where people tie down their
planes.
"The length of the runway
is another issue. People arriv-
ing in big jets can land, but it is
far from ideal. A second run-
way is needed and the present
one can be used while this is
being built.
"I think this whole thing is
a slap in the face for Abaco.
They are not paying any atten-


tion to us at all. We pay a huge
amount into the treasury and
we get crumbs back in return."
Mr Evans said it was possible
that the government was
putting forward a plan which
they expected to be shot down.
"They will say Abaconians
are being picky. I think it is a
stall tactic. It can't be anything
else but that. I think they want
the publicto be upset so they
can say they will go back to the
drawing board."
The airport has been a bone
of contention for years. Pilots
have complained of a "big dip"
in the present runway and say
it is prone to flooding.
One wealthy plane-owner
faced a $250,000 bill when his
front landing-gear was dam-
aged on the runway. Others say
the airport constantly throws
up safety issues.


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THE BAHAMAS CONFERENCE OF THE METHODIST CHURCH
OPENING OF THE NEW CHURCH YEAR
Sunday, September 03, 2006
PULPIT EXCHANGE



MORNING PREACHING FAMILY ISLANDS
APPOINTMENTS
Eastern Abaco Region Hope Town: Mr. Wade Higgs
Dundas Town: Rev. Mark Carey
Cherokee Sound: Mrs. Elmena Bethell
Staniard Creek: Mr. Martin Gaitor
Mastic Point: Mr. Derek Glico
North Eleuthera Region Harbour Island: Mr. Henry Knowles
The Current: Mr. Vernon Malone
Lower Bogue: Mr. Christopher Pinder
___The Bluff: Mr. George Knowles
Central Eleuthera Region Gregory Town: Mrs. Pamela Brice
l aktchet Bay:, Pastor Sharon Loyley
James' Cistern: Pastor Martin Loyley
Governor's Harbour: Mr. Sidney Pinder
_Palmetto Point: Mr. Charles Moss
South Eleuthera Region Savannah Sound: Mr. Earl Pinder
Tarpum Bay: Rev. Carlos Thompson
Rock Sound: Rev. Christopher Neely
Freeport, Grand Bahama Mr. Livingston Paoks
____NASSAU
Ascension -11:00 a.m. Mr. Ian Carey
Coke Memorial 11:00 a.m. Mr. Andre Darville
Curry Memorial -10:00 a.m. Mrs. Jennifer Cleare
Ebenezer -11:00 a.m. Rev. Stephen Hale
Global Village 9:30 a.m. [Rev, William Higgs J
St. Michaels 9:30 a.m. Pastor Henry Whyte
Trinity -11:00 a.m. Rev. Godfrey Bethell.
Wesley, Grant's Town 7:00 a.m. Rev. Carla Culmer
11:00 a.m. Rev. Carla Culmer/Pastor Ednol Cash
Wesley, BIrini -11:00 a.m. Rev. Philip Stubbs
Great Bethel, -11:00 a.m. Rev. Manette Polter
Cat Island
7:00 p.m. Service of Celebration at Ebenezer Methodist Church, East Shirley
Street. Rev. H. Eddie Fox, Director of Evangelism, World Methodist Council will
be the guest preacher. The Service will be carried lived over ZNS 1, 7:00 9:00
p.m. A reception will follow the Service at Epworth Hall.





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MONDAY


HEALTH


Alcoholics Anonymous, wishes to inform the
public of its meeting times and places: New
Providence Community Centre: Mondays -
6pm to 7pm. The Kirk: Mondays 7:30pm to
8:30pm
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 pressureiand 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.
CIVIC CLUBS

Toastmasters Club 3596 meets at the British
Colonial Hilton Monday's at 7pm Club
612315 meets Monday 6pm @ Wyndham Nassau
Resort, Cable Beach Club 3596 meets
at the British Colonial Hilton Mondays at
7pm.
The Nassau Bahamas Pan-Hellenic Council
(NPHC) meets every third Monday of the
month in the Board Roontof the British Colo-
nial Hilton Hotel, Bay St.


THE MAIN EVENT
Legal advice is not cheap. but Halsbury
Chambers is making t a little bit easier with its
2nd Annual Free Legal Clinic help under the
theme "Information You Need For the Life, .
You \\ant" on Saturday. September 9 at
SuperClubs Breezes. West Bay Street from NASSAU O')F'CE
9am to 1pm. \anrous speakers .ill cover top- Il. .* GE RO,. I .
ics including building permits and what to t :. j, .
look for in a contractor: budgeting and recov- .,. .buj
ernng ho\ to manage when you haven't; tips Y 4
for buying or selling a home; financing your
home purchase: conflict resolution and anger ""
management: getting a gnp on life. health and
property\ insurance: entrepreneurship: pros &
pitfalls of owning a business; new, travel
requirements: and developments in financial
services in the Bahamas. Lawyers will be avail-
able until 5pm for free consultation. This com-
munits service e\ent is brought to you by
Halsburs Chambers. Andeaus Insurance,
Appro\ ed Lending Ser ices. Cable Bahamas.
and CLICO Insurance.


S
Tuesday, 6:30pm @ Atlantic House, IBM.Office,
4th floor meeting room.
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity meets every first
Tuesday, 6:30pm at the British Colonial Hilton.
Please call 502.4842/377.4589 for more info.


TUED SDAY WEDNESDAY


grapes location (off Prince Charles Dr). Doctor
approval is required. Call 364.8423 to register or
for more info.
REACH Resources & Education for Autism
and related Challenges meets from 7pm 9pm
the second Thursday of each month m the
cafeteria of the BEC building, Blue Hill
Road.


sau Group, Rosetta Street: Fridays 6pm to 7pm
& 8:30pm to 9:30pm. Sacred Heart Church Fri-
days @ 6pm to 7pm New Providence Communi-
ty Centre: Fridays @ 7pm to 8pm.

* CIVIC CLUBS

TM Club 9477 meets Friday, 7pm @ Bahamas
Baptist Community College Rm A19, Jean St.
Nassau Bahamas Koinonia meets every second
Friday of each month, 7.30pm at Emmaus Cen-
tre at St Augustine's Monestary. For more info
call 325.1947 after 4pm.

SATURDAY

* HEALTH

Alcoholics Anonymous, wishes to inform the
public of its meeting times and places: The Nas-
sau Group, Rosetta Street: Saturday mornings -
10am to 11am.

Bahamas Diabetic Association meets every
third Saturday, 2:30pm (except August and
December) @ the Nursing School, Grosvenor
Close, Shirley Street.
Doctors Hospital 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.

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* PARTIES, NIGHTCLUBS & RESTAU-
RANTS
10.10.2.20. @ Club Nirvana: Tuesday nights at
Club Nirvana. Elizabeth Avenue, have been
dubbed 10.10.2.20. E% ers tenth female patron is
allowed into the club absolutely free and is given
a complimentary glass of Carlo Rossi. Tuesday
nights also include the Carlo Rossi's Hot Body
Competition. Hosted by Daddi Renzi and music
provided by DJ Ai from 100 Jamz. Master Chef
Devito Bodie provides scrumptious appetizers.
* HEALTH

Alcoholics Anonymous, wishes to inform the
public of its meeting times and places: The Nas-
sau Group, Rosetta Street: Tuesday 6pm to
7pm/8:30pm to 9:30pm.
The Cancer Society of the Bahamas meets at
5:30pm on the second Tuesday of each month at
their Headquarters at East Terrace, Centreville.
Call 323.4482 for more info.
Pre & Post Natal Fitness Classes are being held
6:30pm Tuesdays at Nassau GymNastics Sea-
grapes location (off Prince Charles Dr). Doctor
approval is required. Call 364.8423 to register
for more info.
CIVIC CLUBS

The Kiwanis Club of New Providence meets
every Tuesday at 7:30pm at the Holy Cross'
Community Centre, Highbuiy Park.
The Luncheon Pilot Club of Nassau meets every
third Tuesday at SuperClubs Breezes, Cable
Beach at 12:30pm. We invite all community
minded persons to attend.
Toastmasters Club 1095 meets Tuesday, 7:30pm
@ C C Sweeting Senior School's Dining Room,
College Avenue off Moss Road Club
Cousteau 7343 meets Tuesdays at 7:30pm in the
Chickcharney Hotel, Fresh Creek, Central
Andros Club 7178 meets each Tuesday at 6pm
at the Cancer Society of the Bahamas, 3rd Ter-
race, Centreville.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Eta Psi Omega
chapter meets every second Tuesday, 6.30pm @
the Eleuthera Room in the Wyndham Nassau
Resort, Cable Beach.
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity meets every second


* PARTIES, NIGHTCLUBS
& RESTAURANTS
Hump Day Happy Hour @ Topshotters Sports
Bar every Wednesday 5pm-8pm. Free appetiz-
ers and numerous drink specials.
* HEALTH

Alcoholics Anonymous, wishes to inform the.
public of its meeting times and places: New
Providence Community Centre: Wednesday -
7pm to 8pm. The Nassau Group: Rosetta Street,
Wednesday 6pm to 7pm / 8:30pm to 9:30pm.
* CIVIC CLUBS

The Nassau Bahamas Alumnae chapter of Delta
Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated meets
S6:30pm every third Wednesday at the Bahamas
National Pride Building.
TM Club 753494 meets every Wednesday, 6pm-
8pm in the Solomon's Building, East-West
Highway. TM Club 2437 meets the 2nd and 4th
Wednesday of each month at C C Sweeting
Senior High School, Oakes Field.
International Training in Communication,
Essence Club #3173 holds its bi-monthly meet-
ings on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each
month at Doctor's Hospital Conference
Room.

Nassau Council 10415 Knights of Columbus
meets the second and fourth Wednesday of the
month, 8pm @ St Augustine's Monestary.

l THURSDAY '

HEALTH

Free public health lectures featuring distin-
gitished physicians are held at Doctors Hospital
Every third Thursday of the month at 6pm in the
Doctors Hospital Conference Room. Free
screenings between 5pm & 6pm. For more infor-
mation call 302-4603.

Alcoholics Anonymous, wishes to inform the
public of its meeting times and places: The Nas-
sau Group, Rosetta Street: Thursday 6pm to
7pm / 8:30pm to 9:30pm. The Kirk: Thursdays -
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Pre & Post Natal Fitness Classes are being held
6:30pm Thursdays at Nassau GymNastics Sea-


* CIVIC CLUBS

The Rotary Club of Nassau Sunrise has a break-
fast meeting every Thursday morning at 7am at
the British Colbiiai ilton Hotel. '(Fellowship
begins 4t 6:45am)
Toastmasters Club 3956 meets every first, sec-
ond and third Thursday at the Ministry of
Health & Environment building on Meeting
Street commencing at 7:30pm. Everyone is wel-
come to attend.
TM Club 1600 meets ThursdaN, 8.30pm @
SuperClubs Breezes.
International Association of Administrative
Professionals, Bahamas Chapter meets the third
Thursday of every month @ Superclubs Breezes,
Cable Beach, 6pm.
The recently established National Insurance
Baord Retiree Association (NIBRA), meets
every fourth Thursday in the month, in the
National Insurance Board's (NIB) training
room, ,Wulf Road office complex, at 6pm. All
retirees are welcome.
* THEATRE

For this weekend only, Thursday, August 17 to
Saturday, August 19, Track Road Theatre will
present 'Da Market Fire', written by Emille
Hunt and directed by Deon Simms, at the Dun-
das Centre at 8pm.


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* PARTIES, NIGHTCLUBS
& RESTAURANTS

Cafe Europa on Charlotte Street North, kicks
off every Friday night with Happy Hour... spe-
cial 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/and take out music, drinks
and an English breakfast. Cafe Europa...the per-
fect place to spend your night out till the morn-
ing.

*HEALTH

Alcoholics Anonymous, wishes to inform the
public of its meeting times and places: The Nas-


JAR CYCLING: The owners of JAR Cycling
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between 10 and 17. The free clinic will be held
every.Sattirday in an effort to encourage kids to
cycle. Parents interested in registering their chil-
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AGLOW International Northern Caribbean
Area Bahamas, Nassau West Aglow
Anniversary Thanksgiving Meeting
When: Saturday August 26,2006 9am to 12 noon
Where: Superclubs Breezes Hotel, Cable Beach
Speaker: Minister Jacquelyn Dean of Evangelis-
tic Temple, Anointed women of God, president
of Aglow International, Northern Caribbean
area board New Providence Bahamas.

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* PARTIES, NIGHTCLUBS
& RESTAURANTS
Traveller's Rest Restaurant, West Bay Street,
features special entertainment Germe, Tabitha
and the Caribbean Express every Sunday from
6:30pm to 9:30pm.


HEALTH

Alcoholics Anonymous, wishes to inform the
public of its meeting times and places: The Nas-
sau Group, Rosetta Street: Sunday 6pm to 7pm /
8:30pm to 9:30pm.


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'CRISP' $20 notes


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THE Central Bank has announced that on Sep-
tember 6 it will begin to circulate "crisp" $20 bank New Security Features -
notes.
An acronym for Counterfeit Resistant Integrated .
Security Product, CRISP technology is intended to FCo ieal
upgrade the security of Bahamian bank notes. F, s '
Like the new $10 notes that were introduced in
August of last year, the bills will have several new ,
security features. S'
The notes will boast a specific watermark of Sir Vi..e mIrnuJII.:pja h
Milo Butler instead of a Spanish Galleon, and the
numeral 20 will appear on the left.
The notes charcoal, red and green in colour p. Wdtermark and
have larger island names, to make them usable as a d nomination
pocket-sized map of the country, the Central Bank .. elio,,pe mage
said in a statement yesterday. 'j
The engravings are now thicker and deeper, and
the bills will feature a new windowed thread and a FC0: atbyrlth
see-through image of a sand dollar. nlcopp" b.-._round
In addition, optically variable ink makes some of
the features change colour upon tilting. .. d ride
"The decision to eventually replace the old bank rdescenband
notes with new ones is part of an ongoing exercise to .
enhance the security features of the bank notes,"
said bank governor Wendy Craigg.
Posters and brochures have been made available at Lfige r, ij ler.l
the bank and to other cash handlers describing the
new notes, in an effort to help the public distinguish
real notes from counterfeits.
In 2004, the production of counterfeit Bahamian See-through feature
currency showed the highest growth in four years and L,
$30,000 in fake notes was seized by authorities.
Since then, higher denomination forgeries have colour whi, ng '.'..ni,.ea
been circulating and the police have urged the pub- thr'- .'nd .
lic to purchase currency at established exchange cen- I .
tres.
The Central Bank of the Bahamas does not reim-
burse counterfeit currency, but encourages the pub- La teirt l rr age
lic to report notes or suspicions about counterfeiting
to the police.
The cash services centre at the Central Bank can _
'also direct persons to a bank note expert to deter- AMONGST new security features of CRISP
mine the validity of notes. banknotes are a see-through sand dollar fea-
The new CRISP bank notes will circulate alongside ture, a labyrinth anti-copy background, and a
existing ones. large numeral "20" with extra tactility.


Ministry offers a taste of the Caribbean


THE Ministry of Tourism
held a course in Caribbean cui-
sine this week at the College of
the Bahamas facilities, on
Thompson Boulevard.
The course is being conduct-
ed by the Culinary Institute of
America and provides training
to cooks, chefs and aspiring
chefs who specialise or wish to
specialise in Caribbean cuisine.
The aim is to improve par-
ticipants' skills in the areas of
food presentation, menu plan-
ning, use of local ingredients,.,
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accompaniments and garnish-
es, vegetarian cuisine and food
preparation to the level of
contemporary 'fine' dining
standards.
The programme was devel-
oped by the Organisation of
American States (OAS) as a
part of its efforts to, address the
upgrading of the restaurant sec-
tor in the Caribbean.
Julia Burnside from the Min-
istry of Tourism noted that the
workshop was targeted at home
economic teachers, aspiring
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'chefs and students, "who are
discovering new ways to utilise.
indigenous ingredients".
The Ministry of Tourism said
it feels that courses such as this
one can only augur well,
because as new cuisine is devel-
oped and expanded, farmers
will find new markets for their
local produce and formerly
ignored products.
"Most importantly, it is felt
that the overall visitor experi-
ence will be enriched," said the
rninistr. in a statement.


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FROM page one

He said he was "stunned"
that the Attorney General or
Minister of Foreign Affairs
had not issued a public state-
ment explaining the rationale
behind their controversial
decision to extradite Knowles
before his outstanding appeal
had been decided.
Host Michael Pintard point-
ed out that though most peo-
ple would'agree that the
Bahamas should take a strong
stance against the drug trade,
the preservation of constitu-
tional rights was always going
to be of vital importance for
many.
However, Mr Gomez said,
by essentially usurping the
role of the' Supreme Court in
relation to the issue of per-
sonal liberty in this case, the
government had "raised
important constitutional
issues".
He claimed that in the
process they have' contravened
their obligation to the court
and to the separation of pow-
ers doctrine.
"It is for the government to
explain to the citizenry its
actions", lie said, referring to
the decision to deny Samuel
Knowles due process.
"They are paid to protect
us, to preserve our constitu-
tioinal freedoms that's why
the 're elected. They're not,


paid to go and do any little
thing they want to do. At the
end of the day they're respon-
sible to us in relation to deci-
sions they've made",
Mr Gomez said the.
Bahamas government should
not be an extension of the
legal arm of the US govern-
ment.
"It is not appropriate that
if someone is accused of a
crime in a different jurisdic-
tion that they can be held in a
jurisdiction where no crime
has been committed, that if
these persons have commit-
ted no crime in the Bahamas
then the grounds on which the
Bahamian government can
pick them up, detain them
without bail and in turn send
them to the US," Mr Gomez
said.


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FROM page one

transferred to Court 11, Nassau Street.
Burrows' lawyer requested that the young man receive a
psychiatric evaluation. The request was noted by the court.
The 19-year-old was remanded to Her Majesty's Prison yes-
terday.
Police, acting on a lip reportedly discovered Smith's bound
and badly decomposed body in a garbage container which was
floating in a mangrove swamp on the eastern side of Adelaide
Village. A terrible smell coming from the site prompted an
investigation,
Smith, 26, is the third woman murdered in New Providence
in less than a month. Her family had reported her missing sev-
eral days before her body was discovered.


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FAMED NAMED VOCALIST FOR
GRAMMY AWARD WINNING GROUP
"BAHAMEN" Rick Carey, was captured
recently by stylist and singer "SHEKIE."
Owners of popular Beauty Salon "Afrotique
Hair & Nail Studio" exchanged vows on the


"Chicharney," Easter Road. The Groom's
mother and stepfather are Dr Bernard Not-
tage and wife Portia Nottage.
The official ceremony was held in the lower
exotic garden and officiated by the Reverend A
Dewitt Hutchenson in a grand opulent setting.


Following the ceremony, guests were led
across the bridge that'leads to the pool-side
and upper grounds at the Home of Dr Bernard
Nottage, where a cocktail reception was held,
catered by the Bride's Father Mr. Whitfield
"Cracker" Clarke of Columbus Tavern.


Guests feasted on Shrimp, lobster, kabobs
endives and salmon. The finest champagnes
and wines were served to guests during the
evening gala.
The elite invites partied to the sound of band,
"Legacy and DJ "Special K."


PATRICK CAREY lifts his bride over the threshold after the\
were officaly announced as man and wife. The blushing bride is
dressed in a beautifully fitted pink gown. The detachable dress that
transformed into a cocktail frock embellished with flowers was a
sight to remember. .


'* GROOM and Bride share a special moment after being
announced man and wife.


* BRIDE Yashicka Hepburn escorted by
father Whitfield 'Cracker' Clarke.


M PROUD grandfather Dr Bernard Nottage Jr, with grandson
and son, Brian Jamal Nottage II and Brian Jamal Nottage.


* From left: Bridal Party Chi-kara Pratt, Rddell Capron, Jannah Wilmott, Tatum Thompson,
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Cyprian Collie, Jeru Bootle, Christopher Carey. Zollan Johnson, Lavaughn Burns and Brian Nottage.
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By BRENT STUBBS
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MARK Kinowles and
Daniel Nestor have begun
their trek towards regaining
the men's doubles title at the
US Open which they won
back in 2002.
On Thursday,they won
their first match with a two-
set 7-5, 6-3 sweep over the
team of Tomas Berdych and
Jan Hajek from the Czech
Republic.
But Knowles admitted on
F riday from Flushing Mead-
-ws, New York that their
second round match today
between either the team of
Sebastian Grosjean from
Grace and Dimitry Tursunov
from Russia or Mardy Fish
fromthe United States and
Fernando Gonzalez from
Chile, won't be any easier.
"Obviously, we played one
match so far and we're look-
ing pretty good," said
SKnowles who's paltno1rlhip
with N'estor is -the number
three seeded team.
"We have a pretty tough
draw this year, but we feel
good and we're excited to be
here."
Knowles and Nestor will
celebrate their 35 and 34th
birthdays respectively on
Monday, said the entire
atmosphere at the US Open
has been a celebratory one
with legend Andre Agassi
playing his final tour match.
"It's definitely a special
year with this being his last
year," Knowles reflected.
"He's had two unbelievable
matches and so there's been
a lot of excitement in the air.
"It's been an extra inspi-
ration just watching him
play. I hope that we can stay
around to watch him play
right to the end. Unfortu-
nately, he kept me up until
lam watching him play his
last match. But it was excit-
ing."
Knowles was referring to
the "ageless" 36-year-old
Agassi's grueling three-hour,
48-minute five set victory
over Marcos Bahhdatis that
left the 21-year-old Cypriot
limping in the 'fifth set.
Prior tov watching the most
exciting second-round match
in US Open history before
20,000 fans in Arthur Ashe
Stadium, Knowles teamed up
with Renee Stubbs' from
Australia to play in the
mixed doubles.
However, the first time
combo by Knowles and
Stubbs didn't click as well as
they anticipated and they lost
6-4, 6-4 Anna-Lena Groen-
feld from Germany and
Frantisek Cermak from the
Czech Republic.
"We didn't play bad. We
actually had a tough draw in
that too," said Knowles, who,
along with Stubbs was seed-
'ed No.2. "We.lost to a pretty
good thing. Sometimes that
happens.
"I was playing with a new
partner and sometimes you
want to play a few matches
to get a feel for each other,
but unfortunately it didn't
work out."
While Knowles has made
his exit, Nestor was sched-
uled to play his first round
mixed doubles with partner
Elena Likhovtseva from
Russia. The No.7 seeds were
due to play the Czech
Republic team of Kveta
Peschke and Martin Damm.

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THE Bahamas Bodybuild-
ing and Fitness Federation is
looking forward to traveling
to this year's Central Ameri-
can and Caribbean Champi-
onships.
The team will be traveling
to Kingston, Jamaica on Sep-
tember 26 and team members
are confident that they will
not only win medals, but cap-
ture the overall title.
"'My preparations have
been going very well, working
very hard," said Samantha
Sweeting, who will be com-
peting in the fitness competi-
tion.
Her daily routine has
included high reps, steps, run-
ning, stair climbing. As a mat-
ter of fact, you name the
exercise and Sweeting said
she's been engaged in some
aspect of it.
The St. Anne's High School
employee said she's also been
putting in some extra time
with Trevor Ramsay from
Nassau 'Nastic in an effort to
get her routine prepared.
"I'm ready. I better be,"
she summed up. "I'm pre-
pared."
Back after a year's absence,
Sweeting saidshe has her
sights set on winning a medal
and with the team going there
to support her, she should
accomplish her goal.
Reining heavyweight cham-
pion Gena Mackey said her
training couldn't have been
better.
"It's better than ever," she
reflected. "That means that
I'm right on target."
After coming up tied for
first place last year at the
championships, Mackey said
her aim is to come through
as the lone champion this
year.
"It don't get any easier,"


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for Jamaica event


said Mackey, who hopes to
beef up by at least six pounds
before the championships are
held. "But I am really looking
forward to doing very well
this year."
Mackey will have double
duties once again as she team
up with Raymond Tucker to
defend their Mixed Pairs title.
"My sweetheart will be
fine," said Mackey, about her
partner, who she noted has
been' an inspiration in the
gym training. "We will do
pretty well:
"We had a little problem,
but we dealt with it and put it
behind us because we want
to deal with this year. We
don't know what will happen
next year, so we want to
make this one special."
For Tucker, there's no rea-
son why they should not
repeat.
"I'm losing about 10
pounds to go in the welter-
weight division, so I should
be more sharp," he project-
ed. "With the combination
that we intend to present, we
should win again."
After competing for 26
years and having won eight
gold medals, four silver and
three bronze, Tucker said he
will probably make this his
last one.
"I want to leave an exam-
ple for the younger competi-
tors who are following me,"
he insisted. "I want to leave
an explanation point on what
I've accomplished over the
years.
"I'm expecting to bring
back some of the old stuff
that I've been using when I


'first started competing. I'm
really contemplating retiring
after this one."
Nardo Dean,,who will trav-
el as a coach andeven get the
opportunity to compete, said:
"Everything is looking pretty
good so far. We have a strong
team.
"Hopefully we' will come
back with the gold this time."
In a bid to strengthen the
Bahamas' chances of winning
,the title, Dean has decided to
enter the light middleweight,
making a return to the CAC
after last competing in
Trinidad & Tobago in 1998.
"This might be my last
time, so I want to make it a
special one," stated Dean,
who will relinquish most of
his coaching chores to man-
ager Dereck Bullard.
"I started in Jamaica in
1996 with a silver and I want
to.end it 10 years in Jamaica
with a bang with a
gold. I think I've done every-
thing necessary to get
ready."
Ian Williams, who is mak-
ing his first appearance at
CAC after a two-year hiatus,
said he's increased his train-
ing from the past to ensure
that he win a medal.
"Being sitting out for two
years, your muscles tend to
tighten up on you," Williams
proclaimed. "We got a little
stipend, which was pretty
good.
"We've been working on
that for years and it finally
came through. It's a start, but
we could use some more
because it's a very expensive
sport."


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SPORTS

TENNIS
ROTARY JR CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS
Here's the results of the Bahamas Lawn Tennis
Association's Rotary Club of East Nassau spon-
sored Junior Tennis Championships that con-
cluded this week at the National Tennis Centre.
Boys 10's singles Justin Roberts def. Philip
Major.
Girls 10's singles Eisha Shepard def. Raven
Berry.
Boys 12's singles Kevin Major def. Philip
Major.
Girls 12's singles Simone Pratt def. Danielle
Thompson.


(Photo: Onan Bridgewater)





IN BRIEF

Boys 14's singles Jonathan Taylor def. Kevin
Major.
Girls 14's singles Simone Pratt def. Danielle
Thompson.
Boys 16's singles Jacob Fountain def. Jason
Rolle.
Girls 16's singles Elanqua Griffin def. Jacintha
Clarke.
Girls,18's doubles Simone Pratt/Danielle
Thompson def. Elanqua Griffin/Jacintha Clarke.
Boys 12's doubles Ondre Cargill/Kevin Major
def. Treajh Ferguson/Justin Roberts.
Yesterday, Jason Rolle and Jacob Fountain
were scheduled to play for the boys 18's singles
title. No results were available at prcsstime.


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The Better Way


North dealer.
North-South vulnerable.
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North East South West
1 + 3 4 3NT All Pass
Opening lead five of diamonds.
In many deals, a favorable result
can be achieved simply by going
through the motions. Thankfully, for
those who appreciate the challenges
the game can offer, there are many
other deals where going through the
motions will not be good enough.
Consider this case from a recent
regional team event. Both Souths
-wound up in three notrump after East
had pre-empted in'spades, and both
Wests led a diamond. Both Easts
won with the king and returned a dia-
mond to South's queen.
A low club was then led toward
dummy, both Wests rising with the
ace and returning a third diamond to
establish their suit. It was here that
the paths diverged.
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At the first table, declarer was
certain .that West had the king of
clubs, since it would have made no
sense for him to take the ace on the
first club lead rather than allow East
the opportunity to win and return a
third diamond. Afraid correctly as
it turned out that West could win
the next club lead and cash two dia-
monds to defeat the contract, South
saw no choice but to play the A-K-Q
of hearts and hope for a 3-3 split.
After the suit failed to divide
evenly, declarer led a spade to the
king, took the marked spade finesse,
cashed the spade ace and finished
down one, losing the last three tricks
- a club, a diamond and a heart -
to West.
At the second table, South also
concluded from West's ace-of-clubs
play that leading another club would
be fatal. But this declarer saw no
advantage in testing the hearts at this
point. Instead, he took his three
spade tricks first.
Superficially, this might seem to
make no difference, but in fact it
made all the difference in the world.
West had to find three discards on the
spades, and after letting go two low
clubs, he was without recourse when
the third spade was played. In prac-
tice, he pitched a heart, handing
declarer four heart tricks and the con-
tract. But had he decided to discard a
diamond instead, South could then
safely have conceded a club without
trying the hearts, and the contract
would still have been made.


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centre letter and there must be 0 0o
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11 End (3)
12 Scorched (5)
13 Bulwark (7)
15 Tree (5)
18 Untruth (3)
19 Scorn (6)
21 Plague (7)
22 Stepped (4)
23 Nurse (4)
24 Statesman (7)
26 Play
sections (6)
29 Summit (3)
31 Wading bird (5)
32 Inhabitant (7)
34 Easily frightened (5)
35 Bed (3)
36 Alloy (5)
37 N Zealand
native (5)
38 Postpone (5)


DOWN
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2 Knocked over (7)
4 Deleat (4)
5 Anriul (6)
6 Go in(5)
7 Baked
food (5)
9 Up (3)
12 Light winds (7)
14 Help (3)
16 Frogman (5)
17 Prepared (5)
19 Widened (7)
20 Hidden store (5)
21 Shady retreat (5)
23 Current (7)
24 Doting (6)
25 Weight (3)
27 US coins (5)
28 Famous (5)
30 Unit of
length (5)
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33 Animal park (3)


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Horoscope


By LINDA BLACK

SATURDAY,
SEPTEMBER 2

ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20
Misery loves company, Aries. If
you've been in a foul mood, steer
clear of others so you don't bring
down their spirits as well. You'll
brighten up by Wednesday.
TAURUS Apr 21/May 21
It's time to turn your luck around,
Taurus. Your employer has a new
proposition for you, and you should
take it, even if it seems like it is a
risky endeavor.
GEMINI May 22/Jun 21
Stop focusing on an incident that
happened weeks ago, Gemini. The
other party has forgotten about 't,"
and you should, too. Grudges will.
get you nowhere. -
CANCER Jun 22/Jul 22
Don't be so quick to spread your
newfound wealth, Cancer. Sock
away some of it for a.rainy day. You
of all people should know how fast
fortunes can change.
LEO Jul 23/Aug 23
You will be the life of the party
come this weekend, Leo. Live it
up, but only if you're hot afraid of
causing a sensation among the
other guests.
VIRGO Aug 24/Sept 22
Someone has hurt you, but hearts do
mend, Virgo. Rather than dwell on
what might have been, pick yourself
up and get back into action. You'll
feel better doing so.
LIBRA Sept 23/Oct 23
There are twists and turns at every co4r-
ner this week, Libra. Let's hope you
weren't planning on a quiet go of it.
Others will marvel at what appears to
be a crazy life. To you, it's the norm.
SCORPIO Oct 24/Nov 22
Someone in the family is more
demanding than ever, Scorpio, leav-
ing you with less free time than you
once had: This person is a priority, so
you need to learn to cope.
SAGITIARIUS Nov 23/Dec 21
Contrary to what you may believe,
Sagittarius, the grass isn't always
greener in someone else's yard. Be
content with what you have rather
than always chasing rainbows.
CAPRICORN Dec 22/Jan 20
Time is of the essence with a finan-
cial plan that is brought to your atten-
tion, Capricorn. Better seek the
advice of Aquarius, because this
seems too good to be true.
AQUARIUS Jan 21/Feb 18
Those around you are drawn to you
magnetically, Aquarius. That is why
you are a true people pleaser. Use
this trait to your advantage when you
need help at work.
PISCES Feb 19/Mar 20
There's no time to rest now, as an
important venture keeps you busy
through the week, Pisces. Treat yourself
to something for all of the hard work.


CHESS byLeonard-Barden0


Vassily Ivanchuk v Viorel Bologan,
Debreczen 1992. A knight at d6 or
e6, that's d3 or e3if you have the
back pieces, Is one of the most
reliable advantages. It wrecks a
defender piece co-ordinaton, Is
handy in support of attacking
queens or rooks, and often
threatens captures and forks. The
rst world champion, Wilhelm
Stenitz, used to say that If he had
such a knight, he could go to sleep
and let the game win Itself. Here
material Is much reduced, but
Ukralne's top grandmaster
Iv"nchuk (White, to move) has a
dear advantage. His extra pieces
have a primary target i Black's g5
and h6 pawns whose advance has


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