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Title: The Tribune
Uniform Title: Tribune (Nassau, Bahamas)
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Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 58 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Tribune
Place of Publication: Nassau, Bahamas
Publication Date: July 11, 2008
Copyright Date: 2008
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* BRENT DEAN
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bdean@tribunemedia.net
A YOUNG man was stabbed
.to death on the eve of Indepen-
dence Day in Farmers Cay,
Exuma during a verbal dispute
with another man reportedly
over a woman.
Antonius Brennen was
stabbed in the chest and the
face sometime around 10.30pm
on Wednesday, according to
Acting Assistant Commissioner
Hulan Hanna.
He and another man were
reportedly engaged in the alter-
cation when the murder
occurred. Police were uncertain
of the cause of the row yester-
day.
However, sources on Farm-
ers Cay told The Tribune yes-


terday that Mr Brennen and his
assailant were fighting after a
female, who was known to the
deceased, was accosted by a
man. The altercation was said to
have taken place at her resi-
dence.
Both men involved in the row.
- which happened in an area
residents describe as "the Vil-
lage" are reportedly from
Nassau, but lived at Farmers
Cay while they worked at devel-
opments on surrounding cays.
Roosevelt Nixon, owner of
the Farmers Cay Yacht Club
and Marina, who was in church
on the cay when the incident
happened, told The Tribune
that the residents of the island
would like to see the construc-
tion workers from Nassau, who
SEE page 11


BPSU president hasn't ruled
out seeking political office
* By TANEKA THOMPSON
Tribune Staff Reporter
tthompson@tribunemedia.net
PRESIDENT of the Bahamas Public Service Union John Pin-
der has not ruled out the possibility of seeking political office
once his tenure as union leader ends.
Mr Pinder, who is seeking union re-election in September, told
The Tribune he is confident he will retain the support of his mem-
bers to hold onto the helm of the union.
When asked if he had any political aspirations, Mr Pinder
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'We are political victims'

M BY DENISE MAYCOCK
Tribune Freeport FNM in firing line after Urban
Ranwto


neporu ter
dmaycock@tribunemedia.net
FREEPORT The FNM
government is again being
accused of political victimisa-


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Renewal workers terminated


tion after 40 original Urban
Renewal workers were termi-
nated last week on Grand
Bahama.
THE group of women -
employed with Urban Renew-
al since its inception in 2005 -
claim that they have been
replaced by FNM supporters.
While attending a PLP press
conference on Monday, The
Tribune was approached by
several of the women who
wanted to express their con-
cern about their abrupt dis-
missal.
Melvina Albury said. that
she was among the 42 persons
originally employed with
Urban Renewal under the
PLP government.
She said they received a ver-
bal termination notice last
Monday from a senior Social
Services officer.
The Tribune attempted to
reach the officer on Wednes-
day by telephone for com-
ment, but was told that he was
not in office at the time.
He did not return our calls
up to press time.
Ms Albury said that they
are still awaiting official let-
ters of termination from the
Department of Social Ser-
vices.
"We were the original
Urban Renewal workers and I


-s- -
MINISTER OF HOUSING Ken-
neth Russell denied earlier sug-
gestions that workers had been
fired.
feel that it was politically moti-
vated I feel that we have
been victimised," she said.
Beryl Bridgewater claims
that they have been replaced
by more than 70 FNM "gen-
erals". She said she is very dis-
heartened by the situation.
"At this moment I feel sad.
I really think it is political
because we were in place for
three years and now they fire
us and replace us with FNM
supporters.
"We are senior citizens and
now we are unemployed in an
economy that is down. We
need some answers and


"We were the
original Urban
Renewal
workers and I
feel that it was
politically
motivated I
feel that we
have been
victimised."

Beryl Bridgewater
nobody is saying anything,
everything is 'hush hush'," she
said. In January, Minister of
Housing and National Insur-
ance Kenneth Russell initially
allegations by West End MP
Obie Wilchcombe that some
Urban Renewal workers on
Grand Bahama had been
fired.
Mr Russell explained that
as part of the reorganisationn"
of Urban Renewal, workers
would redeployed by Social
Services to carry out case aid
work, while some would be
working in other programmes
for Social Services.


Man, 25, remanded to prison

on attempted murder charge


A 25-year-old Rosedale
Street man was remanded to
Her Majesty's Prison after
being arraigned in Magis-
trate's Court on an attempt-
ed murder charge.
Police. have charged
Zachary Williams with the
Thursday June 19 attempted
murder of Livingston John-
son.
The victim was reportedly
stabbed in the abdomen while
in the area of Johnson Alley
off Wulff Road. Williams, who
appeared before Magistrate
Derrence Rolle at Court Five
Bank Lane, was not required
to enter a plea.
He was not represented by
an attorney.
The prosecution objected to
Williams being granted bail.
A preliminary inquiry into
the matter will take place.
According to police prosecu-


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LOCALNESS'


SIn brief

Man charged

with rape
and armed
robbery

A 22-YEAR-OLD man
was charged with rape and
armed robbery in Freeport
Magistrate's Court this week.
Bernard Evans, of York-
shire Drive, appeared before
Deputy Chief Magistrate
Helen Jones. He is one of two
suspects accused of robbing
and raping two women at
South Bahamia.
Evans is charged with
breaking and entering a South
Bahamia home while con-
cerned with Dale Scottie
Pierre, 18, of 16B Pinetree
Close, Seahorse Village, who
has already been charged in
connection with the matter.
It is alleged that while
armed with handguns, the
accused men robbed the
women of personal items and
then forcefully engaged in sex
with both of them against
their will.
Evans was also charged
with causing several thousand
dollars worth of damage to
property.
He was not required to
enter a plea to the charges.
Magistrate Jones adjourned
the case to August 19 for a
preliminary inquiry and
remanded Evans to Her
Majesty's Prison, Fox Hill.


Man fined for

drug possession
A 23-YEAR-OLD Abaco
man was fined $3,000 after
pleading guilty to a drug pos-
session charge in Freeport
Magistrate's Court.
Zhivargo Dawkins, a resi-
dent of Murphy Town, Aba-
co, plead guilty to possession
of one ounce of marijuana at
Freetown on July 5.
Last week, Grand Bahama
police stopped a vehicle dri-
ven by Dawkins on the Grand
Bahama Highway. During a
search of the vehicle, officers
found marijuana and $830
-cash,'~~Tl iwva believed to be
proceeds from the sale of.
drugs.
Attorney Mario Grey rep-
resented Dawkins, who was
sentenced to pay the fine or
spend nine months in prison.


Three-year-old



dies in a suspected



choking incident


A THREE-YEAR-OLD girl has died in
Governor's Harbour, Eleuthera after eating
turkey souse, in what police suspect is a chok-
ing incident
Jayden Bain ate the souse some time around
8pm, according to Acting Assistant Commis-
sioner Hulan Hanna, and some hours later,
she began having difficulty breathing.
Her mother took Jayden to the local clinic for
treatment, Mr Hanna said, after family became
aware of her breathing difficulties some time
around midnight.
However, she was pronounced dead at
2.20am at the clinic.
An autopsy will be performed to officially
determine the infant's cause of death.
Mr Hanna said that foul play is not suspect-
ed in relation to the death.


Car crashes

into wall
A DRIVER escaped unscathed
when he crashed his car into a wall
while driving in Shirley Street at
around 2pm yesterday.
The man driving the now-totalled
vehicle claims he was hit by a white
Honda Civic as the driver tried to
move from the right lane into the left,
causing him to lose control.
As his car crashed into the wall it
brought down part of the concrete
structure, ripping the bumper and
side panel from the vehicle, and
smashing the windscreen.
However the driver and his pas-
senger were unharmed.
The driver of the white Honda
Civic drove away before police
arrived at the scene.
Witnesses are urged to call police
on 322-4444.


Police also reported that seven employees
of the Albany development were held up at
gunpoint on Wednesday by two masked
men.
The robbery occurred at 4pm on the site of
the development, which is in southwestern
New Providence.
Acting Assistant Commissioner of police
Hulan Hanna said that both men were masked
and armed with guns.
Cash and other personal items were taken
from the workers before the robbers made
their getaway.
Mr Hanna said that at this stage of the inves-
tigation, police are still not sure how the men
escaped.
None of the workers was injured in the inci-
dent, police report.


* By REUBEN SHEARER
KINGDOM Glory Records,
the label of Mount Tabor Full
Gospel Baptist Church, is mak-
ing its mark internationally.
KGR officially released a
new CD and DVD package,
"Wave of Glory," on June 24
to Wal-Mart stores across the
United States and Canada.
Selling for $16.98, the pack-
age has received "rave reviews"
according to Mount Tabor, and
is experiencing a steady increase
in sales and recognition for
longest airplay on the radio.
This novice KGR project is
"holding its own" against some
of the biggest names in gospel
music whose CDs debuted the
same time, Mount Tabor
claimed.
According to Jerry Parries,
president of Tehillah Records
Music Group, Orlando Florida,
the "Wave of Glory" CD/DVD
is popular in the United States.
"The project entered the Bill-
board Gospel music charts at
number 10, and for a new artist
with no history that is excel-
lent," Mr Parries said.
Emphasizing that Wal-Mart


is the number one retailer for
Gospel Music in the US he
added, "as president of Tehillah
Music Group, it is my role to
position the Wave of Glory pro-
ject for the best possible chance
to win and be widely exposed in
a saturated US market."
Nehemiah Hield, managing
director of Kingdom Glory
Records, marked the accom-
plishment as "a wonderful
thing for KGR."
The former lead singer of
Baha Men said, "We are a rela-
tively new company, so to have
this kind of response to our first
release speaks volumes of the
hard work that went into the
project. I have high expecta-
tions that Wave of Glory will


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Canada, but the entire world."
Congratulating the KGR
team on their efforts, Bishop
Neil Ellis, pastor of Mount
Tabor Full Gospel Baptist
Church, said that he sees the
international release of the
CD/DVD as a major part of his
"latest assignment from God,
to become a carrier of his glory
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The Tribune Limited
NULLIUS ADDICTS JURARE IN VERBA MAGISTRI
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.,
(Hon.) LL.D., D.Litt.

Publisher/Editor 1919-1972
Contributing Editor 1972-1991

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Publisher/Editor 1972-

Published Daily Monday to Saturday

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Corruption report on Turks and Caicos


WHILE reporting the findings of a House
of Commons foreign affairs committee of a
"palpable climate of fear" in need of investi-
gation in the Turks and Caicos Islands, The
Sunday Telegraph of London also observed
that "thanks to the tourist business, the econ-
omy's growth rate (in the Turks-Caicos) since
2000 has been one of the highest in the
world."
"The islands," said The Sunday Telegraph,
"have become one of the most glamorous
destinations in the Caribbean." World-class
hotels, reported the London newspaper, have
proliferated and "most tourists are from
Canada and the United States, but the islands
are also popular with British holidaymak-
ers."
It has been a long time since such a glow-
ing report has been written about the
Bahamas.
However, the Turks and Caicos with its
35,000 inhabitants, has its problems, which if
reports are to be believed, could do a great
deal of damage to its international image.
According to The Telegraph, "behind the
sleek image, the Commons foreign affairs
committee discovered an alarming picture
akin to a Graham Greene novel."
Unlike the Bahamas, the Turks and
Caicos, still a British overseas territory under
Foreign Office supervision, is subject to inves- ...
tigation for any hint of corruption. One can
imagine the field day such a committee could
have had in the Bahamas over the past 35
years if these islands still had colonial sta-
tus. The UK committee made its discovery
when it was carrying out a routine survey of
Britain's 14 remaining overseas territories.
During the inquiry the British MPs received
more than 50 letters from islanders com-
plaining of "rampant" corruption in the gov-
ernment, political interference with the judi-
ciary and the suppression of freedom of
speech.
The House of Commons Foreign Affairs
Committee has urged officials to call an
inquiry into the administration of the islands.
The MPs said they were given a DVD of a
meeting of Premier Michael Misick's party
when he denounced the opposition as "trai-
tors". Maybe we should send them a Hansard
transcript of the House of Assembly when
former MP Bradley Roberts denounced The
Tribune publisher as a terrorist likening her
writings to a "terrorist throwing a bomb into
the first crowd of persons they see." Or on the


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occasion when Prime Minister Hubert Ingra-
ham (in the days when he was still in the
Opposition) was accused of treason by the
Pindling government alleging that he had
given information to a U.S. agency about
drug dealers who came and went in these
islands seemingly with a great deal of free-
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It urged the British government to estab-
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tection for witnesses who come forward.
"We witnessed this climate of fear for our-
selves when we visited the Turks and Caicos
Islands," the report said.
According to the Associated Press, "many
of the claims centred on Turks and Caicos
Premier Michael Misick, who is alleged to
have built up a multimillion dollar fortune
since he was elected in 2003." When elected,
Mr Misick declared assets of only $50,000.
"Tourism is the islands' main industry,"
reported the AP, "and the economy has
grown rapidly since 2000. The legislators said
they had received claims that Premier Misick
and other government ministers had enriched
themselves by selling off government-owned
land to property developers."
Mr Misick has denied corruption and said
the House of Commons Foreign Affairs
Committee had presented an "unbalanced
view" of his government. He claimed that
the report relied "primarily on allegations
made by political operatives of the PDM
(Opposition party) whose performance con-
tinues to demonstrate that their agenda is
largely influenced and driven by an unhealthy
desire for power and selfish ambition," Mr
Misick said.
The fact-finding UK mission condemned
the failure of the Foreign Office or the
island's governor, Richard Tauwhare, to take
action.
In reply a Foreign Office minister has
undertaken to give "each recommendation
the fullest consideration ... and respond to
the committee in due course."


Let us start




respecting




the flag of




the Bahamas


EDITOR, The Tribune.
IN the past few weeks we
saw a group of nationals who
predominantly are illegally in
The Bahamas hold a tradition'
held in their country, but this
time it was a very demonstrative
exercise of flying of their nation-
al flag.
July 4th, came and we saw
numerous vehicles driving
around flying the stars and
stripes.
Our Independence Day is
coming soon and we are already
seeing hundreds flying our
majestic tricolour on their vehi-
cles and displayed and flying
over various buildings.
A Talk Show host this past
week suggested and encouraged
non-Bahamians to fly their flag
of their nations and scolded
callers who said that flags other
than the flag of the Bahamas
were inappropriate.
There is actually an official
flag protocol laid out in two
conventions which governs how
a flag should be respected,
flown and used in representa-
tions.
Only Ambassadors, High
Commissioners; Consul Gener-
als and Honorary Consuls may
fly the flag of a country other
than the host country where
they reside in the case of
Honorary Consuls they may
only fly the flag of the country
they represent when they are
travelling on 'official busi-
ness'- at no other time may a
foreign flag be flown so what


I LETTEPd
a a 5 a a* -eia,


The flying of a tattere
- a flag that faded is als
respectful. Here we see t
over and no one corrects
Flags are required by
conventions to be of the t


we witnessed on flag day by the colours also. Editor, hopir
Haitian community was totally from these points we wil
irregular and any other day to respect the Bahamian f
when a group of nationals fly go back to the correct
their flag is actually illegal the Protocol and ensure
unless of course it is within the is kept.
grounds of an Embassy or a res- I notice that certain chi
idence of an Ambassador, High now exhibit flags that is
Commissioner, Consul General ly incorrect, the sole fla
or Honorary Consul as that may be exhibited is that
property is accepted as sover- Bahamas unless the He
eign territory of that nation. State, an Ambassador,
Regrettably over time hotels Commissioner, a Consul
have for example flown the eral or an Honorary Coi
flags we see outside the Cable present then you maybe
Beach Hotels foreign flags but the flag of the Nation th
c osonality represents. In pr
really the flying of those flags is only the Bahamas flag s
illegal whether or not they have only the Bahamas flag
illegal whether or not they haye be seen. Also for examp
guests from those countries or Bahamian National Ai
have branches of their hotels in there is only one version
those countries. not like we hear when ti
A flag represents a nation National Anthem is sua
and exclusively a person who rarely hear one version bi
in a foreign country represents sons singing The Bah
that country there is no Anthem may not descan
deviance and no second think- monise or change the o
ing. I was surprised that Nation- melody of the anthem
al Security was encouraging course we hear this all th
Bahamians overseas to fly the and Cable TV channel
Bahamian flag on July 10th wrong version of the Na
they are totally wrong. At sports Anthem daily when they
events our athletes actually mis- their broadcasting seen
use our sovereign flag in the impervious to knowing
way they drape it over them- from wrong possibly Di
selves and permit the flag to be dom will change that?
dragged on the ground-that is
a no-no, it is in fact a serious MARIA SMITH ..
act of disrespect to the flag. ...Nassau, July 5, 2008..-


ed flag
so dis-
hat all
it.
these
correctt
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lag -
ess of
that it
arches
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of our
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national
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mingly
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Wilchcombe's tirade unbelievable!


EDITOR, The Tribune.
I COULD not believe the
tirade spewing from Mr Obie Wil-
chombe as he castigated the Min-
ister of Tourism.
I think the opposition needs a
gentle reminder that you should
only compare apples with apples.
When Obie became Minister
of Tourism there were some
things that he inherited amongst
which the rich legacy left by Mr
Vincent Vanderpool Wallace, the
former Director General.
There were also items over
which the PLP had no control
(this may surprise them)- the
World stock markets in 2002 were
testing new psychological bound-
aries, there was no perceived or
real credit crisis and no subprime


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mortgage debacle spreading like
triffords throughout the world.
Our tourism product was buoyant
due, in part, to all of this.
It seems that to whom much is
given much is required; whenever
the present Government assumes
power there is usually some cata-
strophe to hound it, Hurricane
Andrew springs to mind.
I am not sure that the Opposi-
tion is aware that not all Bahami-
ans suffer from short or conve-
nient memory lapses neither
do we all suffer from ignorance! I


call on them to be better behaved
and stop insulting the intelligence
of the electorate.
With all my mixed Irish and
Scottish ancestry, if it were I Obie
was berating, I might have been
inclined to give him something
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0 In brief

Trio charged
with stealing,
shop-breaking
THREE men charged with
shop-breaking and stealing were
arraigned in Magistrate's Court
on Wednesday.
It is alleged that Renaldo
Smith, 22, of Sunshine Lane; Ken-
ny Oneil SaAds, 26, of Ross Cor-
ner and Brian Donnie Smith, 28,
of Taylor Street broke into West-
ern Auto on Gladstone Road.
It is further alleged that there,
the three men stole seven tires,
one BMW rim, one Mercury
Cougar rim, one Honda Saber
rim, four Nissan Sentra rims, one
red bolt cutter, two speakers, one
black face Pioneer CD player and
a four way tire wrench altogether
valued at $2,180.
Brian Smith was also arraigned
on the charged of deceit of a pub-
lic officer.
It is alleged that Smith tried to
deceive Corporal 2488 Bethel
with the intent to evade the
requirements of the law.
The three men, who were
arraigned before Magistrate Der-
rerice Rolle at Court Five in Bank
Lane, pleaded not guilty to the
charges and were each granted
bail in the sum of $10,000. The
case has been adjourned to Sep-
tember 2.

Pair facing weapons,
drug charges bailed

A man and a woman charged
with weapons and drug posses-
sion have both been granted
$10,000 bail.
Nick Kemp, 32, of Amos Fer-
guson Street and Alicia Stuart,
24, of Golden Gates were initial-
ly arraigned on weapons and
ammunition charges before Mag-
istrate Carolita Bethel on Mon-
day, at which time they pleaded
not guilty.
It is alleged that on Friday, July
4, the two were found in posses-
sion of a black and silver Inter
Arms .380 pistol and a black and
brown Charter .38 revolver.
It is also alleged that the two
were found in possession of four
rounds of .380 ammunition and
rounds of 11 .38 ammunition, as
well as two grams of marijuana. '


Fashion designer Peter



Nygard receives lifetime



achievement award


CELEBRATED fashion
designer and philanthropist Peter
Nygard received a lifetime
achievement award for his con-
tribution to the country.
The award Was presented at a
fashion show held during the 12th
annual Bahamas Fashion Week.
During the show, at the Rain-
forest Theatre at the Whyndam
Crystal Palace Resort, Mr Nygard
was heralded as an inspiration to
emerging designers by Kevin
Strakan, owner of Fifth Avenue
Marketing and Modeling Agency
and organiser of the event.
"This particular event certainly
touches my heart, this place
touches my heart," said Mr
Nygard, a permanent resident in
the Bahamas for the past 25 years.
"It's nice to support the fashion


industry in the Bahamas. I
remember 40 years ago when I
did my first collection I had my
heart in my throat. I went from a


Fourth CARICOM/Spain Summit
taking place in Madrid today


THE fourth CARICOM/Spain
Summit takes place at the Mon-
cloa Palace in Madrid today.
It is being held against the
backdrop of the celebration of
CARICOM Day at the World's
Fair in Zaragoza, Spain.
CARICOM chairman Baldwin
Spencer, prime minister of
Antigua and Barbuda and Jose
Luis Zapatero, the prime minister
of Spain, will jointly preside over
the summit, to be held at the
palace housing the offices of the
Spanish prime minister.
The fourth summit follows the
first in Port of Spain, Trinidad
and Tobago in 1999 and the oth-
er two in Madrid in 2002 and
2006.
Spain has emerged as the major
destination for CARICOM's
exports to Europe, accounting for
30 per cent of the export trade in
2006, while Spain for its part is
the main European exporter to
the region with exports account-
ing for 20 per cent of the Euro-
pean total in 2006.
Spain has indicated a strong
interest in becoming a member
of the Caribbean Development
Bank (CDB) and in making a


contribution to the CARICOM
Development Fund.
Negotiations are underway in
respect of a proposed Spanish
contribution to the Special Devel-
opment Fund of the CDB.
The Caribbean heads of gov-
ernment will seek to bring their
Spanish counterpart up to date
with respect to: the CARICOM
Single Market and Economy;
heavily indebted emerging mar-
ket countries, of which seven of
the top 10 are CARICOM mem-
ber states; the Caribbean Sea Ini-
tiative which seeks to have the
Caribbean Sea internationally
recognized as a special area in the
context of sustainable develop-
ment; and trade and investment
in the region.
Spain is interested in discussing
the Alliance of Civilisations which
was established in 2005 by Spain
and Turkey to create global polit-
ical space to combat a lack of
mutual understanding and com-
munication between the western
world and the Arab-Islamic
world. A conference on this ini-
tiative was held in Saint Lucia in
2006.


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$1 billion. Forty years I've been in
this industry and people ask me
about what it takes ... When you
throw your heart into it, the rest
follows," said Mr Nygard, whose
2008 summer collection closed last
night's show.
Bahamian designers Raphael
Munnings, Nicky Hasting and
Kristen Douglas also displayed
their new collections at the event.
Bahamas Fashion Week runs until
July 12.
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THE College of the
Bahamas' Small Island Sustain-
ability Programme, created in
response to the many environ-
mental issues facing the world
today, is the first of its kind any-
where.
Backed by a $10 million
donation by the Freedom Foun-
dation and the allocation of 10
acres of land by the Bahamian
government, it demonstrates
that COB has taken a proactive
stance in light of the growing
global concern about proper
management of natural
resources.
"We need to find solutions to
the complex challenges we face
as a small island developing
state," explained Janyne Hod-
der, president of the college.
"To improve the quality of life,
to create sustainable prosperity:
we need problem solvers,
researchers, innovators, inven-
tors, designers, policy makers,
writers, developers and entre-
preneurs. The programme will
produce such change agents."
"This is a unique opportunity
for countries like the Bahamas
to focus on issues that affect us
specifically," said Eric Carey,
executive director of the
Bahamas National Trust.
"We have 25 national parks,
spanning 700,000 acres of land
in our country. Programmes
such as SIS will bring more
awareness to the importance of
these types of natural
resources."
Mr Carey also explained that
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the programme is significant
from an economic perspective,
as it presents many opportuni-
ties in areas such as agriculture
and ecotourism.
"Persons with large proper-
ties on the family islands will
now have an opportunity to
develop those properties as eco-
lodges and other types of
ecofriendly projects."
He added that his organisa-
tion, with funding provided by
the European Union, is working
on an ecotourism project in
Andros.
"We will be looking to devel-
op linkages with COB to assist
us to develop our programmes."
Many environmentalists, like
Eleanor Philips, director of the
Nature Conservancy, have
expressed their delight over the
donation by the Freedom Foun-
dation.
"It is a fantastic initiative and
I'd like to commend the college
for bringing this to the Bahami-
an people," she said.
Jinny McKinney, founder of
Cans 4 Kids, said: "This is an
excellent idea and I believe that
it is a wonderful opportunity for
our country.
"As long as the college focus-
es its attention on finding solu-
tions that are applicable to us -
bearing in mind mind-set, belief
systems and ways of operation -


"We need to find
solutions to the
complex
challenges we
face as a small
island
developing state."
Janyne Hodder


this has the making of magnifi-
cent programme."
The SIS undergraduate pro-
gramme will focus on four inno-
vative areas, including two
bachelor of science degrees: one
in environmental and ecosys-
tems management and one in
integrated development plan-
ning.
The other two will be bache-
lor of arts degrees: one in eco-
tourism and development and
one in policy studies.
The new complex will include
a main building with conference
rooms, exhibition space, a
library, a plant tissues lab, a
plant soil and water analysis lab,
an animal science lab, and ento-
mology lab, a plant pathology
lab, a food chemistry lab, a food
sensory facility, classrooms, and
faculty and administration
space.
A farm house, a green house
and a chemical storage facility
will also be introduced.
Graduates of the programme
will be able to pursue careers
in environmental policy, agri-
culture sciences, compli-
ance/monitoring,
wholesale/retail trade, food pro-
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Sir Lynden Pindling


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THE elegant and sophisti-
cated seventh annual Legacy
Ball was the setting for the
presentation of the Sir Lyn-
den Pindling Foundation's
gift of $300,000 to The Col-
lege of The Bahamas. This
sum is the result of fund
raising started seven years
ago, and is allocated to sup-
port the Harry C Moore
Library at The College of
The Bahamas. Benefactors
to the Lyford Cay Founda-
tion, College faculty and
staff and other loyal donors
have generously supported
the Library project over the
years and the Sir Lynden
Pindling Foundation joins
this donor group with this
contribution. A spokesman
said the College was delight-
ed to be the prime benefi-
ciary df, the foundation's


generosity aimed at honour-
ing Sir Lynden and support-
ing the vision to create the
University of The Bahamas,
a vision he wholeheartedly
supported.
Monique Pindling-John-
son, co-Chairperson of the
Sir Lynden Pindling Foun-
dation, said, "We at the
foundation are very pleased
to make this donation to
The College and are espe-
cially happy that my father's
achievements will be
remembered in the new
library. We made a pledge
to President Hodder that we
would give $300,000 this
year and now we are deter-
mined to raise another
$200,000 to ensure the Lyn-
den Pindling room in the
library will be built."
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Library is now under con-
struction on the corner of
Tucker Road and Thomp-
son Boulevard. Plans for the
new library do, indeed,
include the creation of a
dedicated section within the
archives, commemorating
the impact and legacy of Sir
Lynden with documents,
special collections and mem-
orabilia illustrating his life.
College Librarian, Willa-
mae Johnson, was delighted
with the donation saying,
"Our new library'will be
more than a university
library; it will be a commu-
nity library that will serve
the information needs of the
nation. As such, it will be
accessible to all and we are
very grateful to the Sir Lyn-"
den Pindling Foundation for
this donation."


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ATTORNEYS have
claimed that a certain clause
in the Economic Partnership
Agreement the Bahamas is
set to sign with Europe
"clearly offends the constitu-
tion."
Paul Moss and Fayne
Thompson, attorneys and
EPA critics, claim there are
legal precedents that show
that a certain provision of the
agreement cannot be enacted
without a referendum being
put to the Bahamian people.
He claimed on Tuesday that
for this reason the Bahamian
constitution will "save" the
Bahamas from the EPA by
forcing the government to
offer citizens the right to vote
on the trade agreement when
it has otherwise indicated that
it does not intend to do so.
Article 227 of the EPA calls
for the institution of a "joint
CARIFORUM-EC council"
which shall "supervise the
implementation" of the EPA.
The council will be formed
of members of the Council of
the European Union, of the
European commission and
representatives of CARIFO-
RUM states.
The council "shall have the
power to take decisions in
respect of all matters covered
by this agreement. The deci-
sions taken shall be binding
on the parties and the signa-
tory CARIFORUM states,"
it reads.
Mr Moss claimed that gov-
ernment's intention to sign
the agreement'in light of this


"It runs counter to our
Constitution where our courts
have inherent jurisdiction."

Attorney Paul Moss on government's
intention to sign the agreement in light of
Article 227 on EPA


provision amounts to an
unconstitutional "attempted
usurpation of (the) authori-
ty" of the Bahamian courts.
"It runs counter to our
Constitution where our courts
have inherent jurisdiction,"
he told The Tribune.
Mr Moss and his colleague
Mr Thompson both represent
Bahamians Agitating for a
Referendum on Free Trade
(BARF), an organisation
which was originally formed
in opposition to the Free
Trade Agreement of the
Americas, and later opposed
CARICOM's Common Sin-
gle Market and Economy
before turning to the EPA.
They have both called for
government to allow a refer-
endum on the EPA but Min-
ister of State for Finance
Zhivargo Laing has previous-
ly indicated that government
is not disposed to such an
option at this stage.
Mr Thompson was a panel-
list at a town meeting on the
EPA held on Tuesday
evening by the Bahamas
Association of Compliance
Officers with Mr Laing and
Chamber of Commerce trade
consultant, Hank Ferguson -
while Mr Moss spoke when
he stood to ask a question of
the panellists after their pre-
sentations.
Mr Thompson said that a
Jamaican case sets a prece-
dent for the process the
Bahamas would have to fol-
low if it wanted to institute
the agreement given the pro-
vision for the formation of the
decision-making council.
In 2004 the Privy Council
ruled that any attempt by the
Jamaican government to
switch its final court of appeal
from the Privy Council to the


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Caribbean Court of Justice
could only be done if
Jamaican citizens chose to do
so in a referendum as it would
otherwise be unconstitutional.
According to the two attor-
neys, the case reflects the
challenge that would face the
Bahamas if it goes ahead with
signing the EPA.
"Whenever the government
comes to bring this agreement
to parliament (to enact the
enabling legislation) it must
be challenged on the basis
that our constitution provides
that the Supreme Court of the
Bahamas has inherent juris-
diction to deal with any mat-
ter touching and concerning
members of the Bahamian
public or those who are in
this jurisdiction," said Mr
Moss.
"The government may have
its way on signing on to this
'always delayed' agreement,
but the Bahamian people with
have the final say," he
claimed.
Mr Laing responded by say-
ing that any agreement signed
will have to be ratified by par-
liament and would, beyuect
to judicial review in the
Bahamas.
However, he appeared to
object to Mr Moss and
Thompson's position when he
stated that the arrangement
insofar as the role of the joint
council acting as an ultimate
arbiter of EPA-related trade
is "how these things generally
work."
"In the World Trade
Organisation, that is how it
works," he said, noting the
case involving a complaint to
the WTO against the United
States by Antigua and Barbu-
da over the U.S' ban on
online-gambling.


TENDER FOR THE PROVISION OF
LANDSCAPING SERVICES
(Administration Building)

The Bahamas Electricity Corporation
invites Tenders from eligible bidders for
the provision of Landscaping Services
(Administration Building) at the
Corporation's main offices at Blue Hill
and Tucker Roads.

Bidders are required to collect packages
from the Corporation's Administration
Office, Blue Hill & Tucker Roads by con-
tacting Mrs. Delmeta Seymour,
Telephone No. 302-1158.

Tenders are to be delivered on or before
July 18th, 2008, 4:00 p.m.
and addressed as follows:

Mr. Kevin Basden
General Manager
Bahamas Electricity Corporation
Blue Hill & Tucker Roads
Nassau, Bahamas

Marked: Tender No. 671/08
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Nassau, Bahamas

The Corporation reserves the right to
accept or reject the whole or such part
of any Tender the Corporation
deems necessary.


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THE TRIBUNE FRIDAY, JULY 11, 2008, PAGE 9


Exuma a modern



docking facility and



trans-shipment centre


* By GEORGE A SMITH
Former MP and
Cabinet minister

E xuma has over the
years evolved as one
of the most important centres
in all the Family Islands, behind
only Grand Bahama and Aba-
co. But quite obviously espe-
cially since the development at
Emerald Bay it is destined to
be second only to New Provi-
dence.
Mindful of this vision, seri-
ous thought, attention, and
planning must now be given to
enhancing every facility in Exu-
ma that can play an important
part in its orderly development.
Most grievously needed in that
regard is a modern docking
facility, which would accommo-
date increased cargo shipping
requirements, and which sensi-
bly ought to be located away
from George Town with its pre-
dominantly touristic outlook
and activities.
New Providence is experi-
encing problems because of the
present location of its docking
facilities and the authorities are
seeking a solution. It would be
wise to use foresight for Exu-
ma. In planning a modern
docking facility for Exuma, con-
sideration should be given to
the following facts:
It should be constructed at a
location that could be used as a
trans-shipment point to all of
the islands to the south i.e.
Ragged Island, Long Island,
Acklins, Crooked Island, Long
Cay, Mayaguana, Inagua and
possibly the Turks and Caicos
Islands
It should be located at a
point that would not necessi-
tate vessels having to enter Exu-
ma Sound in bad weather and
from the Sound into Elizabeth
Harbour
It 9Hi.utd b' located where "
it would not cause heavy ground
transportation through George
Town and other touristic
areas
The former naval base site,
which is now under active con-
sideration, has serious flaws. It
is a shallow area that needs and
will continue to need constant
dredging both up to and at the
docking facility. It is in the heav-
ily populated touristic part of


Great Exuma. For trans-ship-
ment purposes, when leaving
George Town to go to the
Southern Islands, one would
have to go east around the
northern tip of Long Island into
the Atlantic Ocean. This is
impossible in bad weather con-
ditions. There is no passage
between Exuma and Long
Island. This circuitous route
necessitates going into the
rough Atlantic or back up to
the northwestern tip of
Baraterre around Pudding Point.
and then south to the other
Islands thereby back tracking
many miles.
It should be obvious that the
anchorage at Pudding Point on
the northwest tip of Baraterre is
the ideal location for the port.
The Pudding Point site meets
all of the following require-
ments:
It is protected from the
northwest, north, northeast,
east, southeast and south. The
prevailing winds of any conse-
quence come from those direc-.
tions
It has high land right to the
deep water in the protected
basin
It has two major deep water
channels from both the north-
west bank (which will minimise
the necessity of entering Exuma
Sound) and the other entrance
from Exuma Sound during
good weather
The site is just over two
miles from Baraterre and the
continuing road system through
Exuma. Little -or .no dredging
would have to be done either
initially or on an ongoing basis
This location would not
require an unreasonable expen-
diture of funds and would yield
many benefits
A facility at Pudding Point
would infuse economic activity
in the general area inclusive of
the southern Exuma Cays and
contribute to the sustainability
of the area
The need for and prof-
itability of a container terminal


at the facility would become
obvious This project could be
commenced now on an experi-
mental basis by building a gov-
ernment dock inside Pudding
Point harbour and a road to
Baraterre. The mail boat could
stop there initiating service to
Baraterre, Stuart Manor,
Rolleville, Steventon and south-
eastward to Farmers Hill includ-
ing Emerald Bay. This could be
done at a nominal cost.
It would be remembered that
in years past, mail boats would
stop at Rolleville and Rokers'
Point weather permitting, on
their way to George Town. The
dock at pudding Point would
greatly reduce the vehicular
traffic to George Town and the
mail boat could continue to
George Town if desired.

The Naval Base
As an adjunct to the above,
the Naval Base site is in an
unattractive state and it should
be beautified. The vendors at
the Fish Fry should be encour-
aged and financially supported
in improving their businesses.
The site ought to be used for
cultural and civic events, always
mindful that various resort
properties, the primary school
and the mini-hospital, which are
being built, are all in the imme-
diate vicinity. Good judgement
in this matter is imperative.

Elizabeth
Harbour
Elizabeth Harbour should be
re-named the Rolly Gray Har-
bour, it should be cleaned up,
enhanced and promoted as the
Cruising Capital of the south-
ern Bahamas and the home of
sloop sailing in the country.
In consideration of all the
above, I would be privileged to
assist in any way possible which
would cause the projects to
materialise.


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LOCALNW


Laing moves to



reassure on EPA


FROM page one
Bahamas, Mr Laiag explained
that there is a section in the


agreement called the "tempo-
rary entry of workers for busi-
ness purposes" clause which
allows certain types of skilled


-1"


workers to enter the country for
a limited period of time.
He said: "What (the clause)
does.is it defines very specifical-
ly what arrangements would
exist for about four categories
of people.
"(The first category), we call
them 'Key personnel'. So if you
are an investor and you estab-
lish an investment in the
Bahamas the opportunity exists
for you to have your key per-
sonnel, CEOs (Chief Executive
Officers), CFOs (Chief Finan-
cial Officers), come and work in
your operation for up to three
years."
"Graduate trainees" are a sec-
ondcategory of workers for
whom the process by which they
can enter the Bahamas to work
is defined in the agreement.
"So for instance if you have
an operation in Germany and a
subsidiary in the Bahamas and
you have a college graduate who
is a trainee there and you want
to give them some exposure in
your operation in the Bahamas
you would be able to provide
some opportunity for them to
be able to do so up to I think 18
months or so."
Meanwhile, he added, there
are also provisions for workers
called "sales persons."
These are people who "for a
90-day period can come and
market a product they might
have to a Bahamian market," he
said.
The minister of state
explained that under the
Bahamas' current immigration
policy there are already
"arrangements for each of
those" kinds of workers to enter
the Bahamas to work.
"The only thing that this
agreement does is define those
in the agreement for the rela-
tionship that exists between
Europe and the Cariforum com-
munity but it doesn't require you
to do anything beyond what you
now do other than stipulate in
the context of that relationship
how those people would be
treated."
He said: "That does not mean,
for instance, that people will
show up at the Lynden Pindling
International Airport and say
well we are now all signed on to


John Pinder hasn't


ruled out seeking


political office

FROM page one
replied:
"You know something, I have now come to the realisation
that too many people go into politics and they really don't in
particular understand the national issues or certainly they
don't understand the public service.
"I believe certainly I have a contribution I probably can
make at another level but I have to wait on God's calling for
that because I don't see myself having the finances to get in
involved in frontline politics but if it's God's will I'll go for
it.
"But I certainly would like to make a contribution on a
higher level, where I could cause some influence to be made on
some policy."
An issue he would like to see addressed is the creation of a
national pension scheme that would allow civil servants to
transfer their pension plan if they decide to relocate to the pri-
vate sector.
"I keep pushing this issue of (introducing) a national pension
scheme for the entire Bahamas to ensure that every worker in
this country has a pension plan in place so that if he or she
wishes to change a job, they can still take their pension bene-
fits with them.
"That's one of the things that's clogging up the public service
there are a number of civil servants who wish to go private or
move on, but the thing that keeps them in the public service is
that they have this pension they are looking forward to. If
that was a pension that could be transferred to another gov-
ernment corporation or a private agency, I believe a lot of them
would move on," he said.
Despite any aspirations to seek political office, Mr Pinder
contended that he has always remained bi-partisan when deal-
ing with union affairs:
"I stayed out of the general elections, I never campaigned for
(any) political party and I didn't campaign for any candidate.
I stayed out of it simply because I always want to have a neu-
tral and an independent position on anything I have to address
concerning a government decision that is not favourable to
workers in our country and particularly in the public service."


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Bidders are required to collect packages
from the Corporation's Administration
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Telephone No. 302-1158.

Tenders are to be delivered on or before
July 31st, 2008, 4:00 p.m.
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General Manager
Bahamas Electricity Corporation
Blue Hill & Tucker Roads
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the EPA so I've come looking
for a job. I don't know a gov-
ernment of the Bahamas who
would do such a thing."
The question of whether
Bahamian jobs would be threat-
ened if the government signs
onto the EPA with Europe
alongside the rest of the Carifo-
rum countries later this year is
one that has exercised the minds
of numerous concerned Bahami-
ans as public awareness of the
looming trade agreement has
increased over the last few
months.
Bahamians Agitating for a
Referendum on Free Trade
(BARF) founders and attorneys
Paul Moss and Fayne Thomp-
son rallied straw vendors to
protest against the agreement
outside the House of Assembly
on the basis that the EPA would
threaten their livelihoods and
that of future generations of
Bahamians.
They contend the EPA is the
equivalent of "CSME (common
single market and economy) by
the backdoor" and would allow
the "free movement of labour"
from the Caribbean and Europe
to the Bahamas, a suggestion Mr
Laing has emphatically rejected
on many occasions.
He has spoken out against
"misinformation" being spread
about the EPA, also pointing
out that under the agreement
certain service sectors are pro-
tected or "bound", from foreign
participation, including whole-
' sale and retail trade under
which straw vending falls.








THE TIBUNEFRIDA, JUL 11,C08, PGEW1


Ministry

employee dies

in collision
FROM page one
Mackey died at the scene of
the crash on Prince Charles
Drive shortly after 5am yes-
terday.
Mrs Stuart-Mackey was
one of four passengers in a
grey Hyundai Accent car
diving west on Prince
Charles Drive.
Eye-witnesses reported
that a red Ford Ranger truck
travelling east, near the rear
entrance of St Augustine's
College, was overtaking
another vehicle when it
crashed headlong into the
grey Hyundai Accent in the
opposite lane.
Mrs Stuart-Mackey, who
had just picked up her son
from his work at the nearby
Shell service station, was sit-
ting in the front passenger
seat and took the brunt of
the impact.
With the front part of the
Hyundai Accent completely
mangled, Fire Services had
to use the jaws of life to
extract the four passengers
from the car.
While Mrs Stuart-Mackey
died on the scene, the
Hyundai's other three occu-
pants, with the driver of the
Ford Ranger truck, were tak-
en to hospital to be treated
for their various injuries.
Their conditions were
unknown at press time.
According to police, speed
may have been a factor in
this latest fatal traffic acci-
dent.
The police's crash recon-
structionist Inspector David
Lockhart said that the
Hyundai's airbags deployed
upon impact, but that he was
unable to say if the passen-
gers had been wearing their
seat belts at the time of the
crash.
He encouraged all
Bahamians to adhere to the
speed limits and to wear seat
belts at all times.
Yesterday morning's acci-
dent was the country's 23rd
traffic fatality for the year
and the seventh for New
Pro% idence.


FROM page one
live on their island and com-
mute to other cays, "off" Farm-
ers Cay.
-He said, "we never had this
sort of thing on Farmers Cay."
"Farmers Cay was always a
peaceful place," said Mr Nixon.
However, the arrival of con-
struction workers from Nassau
and other places has brought
jailbirdss" to the island, bring-
ing the cay "a bad name."
"We are a peaceful people.
Ain't none of the Farmers Cay
people were involved in that -
none of Farmers Cay boys," he
said.
He later added: "And this is a
beautiful cay and peaceful cay.


Man murdered after

'row over a woman'


We've gat peaceful people here.
We don't fight and fuss and car-
rying on. You know, only those
guys who come from Nassau
with their bad habits and stuff
like that will come and (do)
things like that you know. And
we want them off this cay."
Mr Brennen was taken to the
clinic at Staniel Cay for treat-
ment, but was later pronounced
dead there as a result of the stab
wounds.
A 25-year-old resident of


Farmers Cay is currently in
police custody for questioning
in relation to the death of Mr
Brennen.
A team of officers from the
Central Detective Unit in New
Providence were on the way to
the island yesterday to assist in
the investigation, said
Chief Superintendent Glenn
Miller, officer in charge of
CDU.
This is the 38th murder of the
year in the country.


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Florida investigators got a
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Bahamas on battery charges
for allegedly beating his girl-
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': Man dies suddenly on



crabbing expedition


TRAGEDY struck at Eight
Mile Rock early on the Inde-
pendence Day holiday, when a
man died suddenly while on a
crabbing expedition in West
Grand Bahama.
Donald Pinder, 42, of
Pinedale, Eight Mile Rock, was
in a bushy area around Bootle
Bay, along with his wife and oth-
er family members, catching
crabs, when he suddenly col-
lapsed at around 9hm.
Other persons crabbing in the
vicinity were alerted to the inci-
dent and rushed to the family's
assistance. They help transport
Mr Pinder to the West End Clin-
ic, where he was pronounced
dead upon arrival.


The Central Detective Unit
and West End Police officers
' examined the body and saw no
signs of physical injury.
Foul play is not suspected in
this matter at this time. However,
an autopsy will be performed at
the Rand Memorial Hospital in
order to determine the exact
cause of death.
A 19-year-old man from
Bimini is recuperating from a
stab wound to his back, which
he received early on Indepen-
dence Day during an altercation
with another man at a night club.
Devaughn Dames of Porgy
Bay was at the Elk's Bar in Alice
Town, Bimini, at around mid-
night when he reportedly got into


Astronauts handling

explosives on spacewalk
* CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.
TWO space station astronauts took a daring spacewalk Thursday to
cut into the insulation of their descent capsule and remove an explo-
sive bolt with firecracker force enough to blow off their hands,
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that the unprecedented job would help ensure their safe return to
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a heated argument with another
young man, who suddenly pulled
out a knife and stabbed him in
his back.
The 19-year-old was taken to
the government clinic in Alice
Town, where he was treated for
his injuries and later discharged.
At about 1.20am yesterday
morning, a 17-year-old Bailey
Town male resident turned him-
self in to the Alice Town police
station, where he was subse-
quently arrested and taken into
custody. He is assisting the police
with their investigation into this
incident.
Bimini Police are searching
for a man wanted for questioning
in connection with striking a
woman in her face with a large
rock.
Khendra Williams, 34, of
South Bimini, was at Club Med,
itation in Bailey Town aft around
2.30am on Thursday, when she
got into an argument with a man.
According to police, he
grabbed a large rock and struck
her in the face with it, knocking
her down.
She was taken to the govern-
ment clinic in Alice Town, where
she was treated and later dis-
charged.
Police officers from the
Eight Mile Rock Police station,
executed a search warrant on a
house in Pinedale at 6.30am on
Wednesday.
The house in question is sus-
pected of being operated as a
grocery and retail liquor outlet.
During the search of the
premises, a large quantity of gro-
cery items, alcoholic beverages
and soft drinks, that were report-
edly being offered for sale to the
public, were seized by the police.
As a result, the 39-year-old
female owner and occupier of
that residence was arrested and
taken into custody at the Eight
Mile Rock police station.
After being processed,
she was granted police bail
in the amount of $2,000 with one
surety, to appear in the Eight
Mile Rock Magistrate Court at
10am on Monday in order to be
formally charged.


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who enjoys working in a team and is capable of delivering exceptional customer
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is accepting applications for the following positions:
(2) Room Attendant
Responsible for assisting the Director of Housekeeping, Assistant Director of
Housekeeping, Housekeeping *Manager and all housekeeping supervisors in the
successful ownership and operational execution of the Housekeeping Department.
Responsible for assisting the Housekeeping Team Leader in providing genuine care
and comfort to the ladies and gentlemen of the respective departments and maintaining
a sense of urgency in handling all related matters.
(2) Wash Person/Linen Room Attendant
Process all soiled hotel linens, terry and food and beverage table linen by operating all
laundry/dry cleaning machinery in accordance with hotel standards.
Knowledge of laundry/dry cleaning equipment and chemical handling and knowledge of
finishing techniques for all types of fabrics and linen required.
High school graduate or equivalent vocational training required. Previous experience in
similar position would be an asset.
(4) Server Attendant
Assist Servers in providing quality food and beverage services to guests courteously
and efficiently and according to hotel/club specifications. Maintain cleanliness of tables,
services areas and equipment. Stock all wares and equipment needed for service.
High school graduate with a food handling certificate and ability to communicate in
English with guests, management and coworkers; ability to count.
(1) Sales Administrator
Responsible for providing administrative support to Sales Management and taking
ownership of the Membership Gallery. Responsible for receiving all incoming calls
and responding to inquiries, processing and printing of daily reports and managing the
appearance of The Membership Gallery and golf carts.
Good communication and computer skills and ability to perform a variety of duties and
multi-task. Must be well organized and detail oriented.
(2) Concierge
Offer assistance and/or information to guests and visitors regarding the hotel and its
facilities as well as the island in general; make arrangements for dining, entertainment,
sports events, recreation, tours, shopping, meeting rooms etc.; keep accurate records
of all arrangements made; coordinate activity reports to track reservations; process and
notify guests of receipt of facsimiles, mail, and messages.
Thorough knowledge of all hotel services and amenities and basic computer skills are
a must.
(4) Greenskeeper
Responsible for maintaining a world class golf course, performing a combination of
duties as directed to maintain grounds and turf on golf course in optimum condition,
operating all types of motorized mowing equipment to cut a variety of areas of turfgrass,
identification of stressed and diseased areas, identification of irrigation problem areas,
and preventative maintenance of all equipment.
Ability to apply and be exposed to insecticides, herbicides and pesticides and cleaning
chemicals; ability to continually bend, push, pull, kneel, reach and lift; ability to work in
extreme temperatures for prolonged periods of time; ability to understand and follow
oral and written instructions; ability to interact effectively with others and maintain a
cooperative working relationship with other employees and the public.
(1) Executive Administrative Assistant/Membership Coordinator
Provide administrative support for the Managing Director, Club Director and Director
of Member and Guest Services, including computer data input, verbal and written
Correspondence. Handling inquiries via telephone and overseeing key administrative
personnel. Ensure that all members receive a warm welcome to the Club. Compile
member information; supervise communication to the Members about activities and
events and ensure that all employees know who our members are and their preferences.
High School graduate, ability to communicate in English, ability to provide legible
communication, knowledge of Microsoft Office.
(1) Activities Manager
Responsible for overseeing the daily running and operation of the beach facilities
and recreational services, beach physical areas, and all group activities offered by
the Club in these areas. Responsible for the direction and supervision of staff in the
daily operations of the Recreation Department, including, but not limited to Ritz-Kids
programs, pool and beach programs. Oversee the coordination of all guest requests,
the coordination of all activities, and be directly involved in budgeting, forecasting,
payroll and scheduling, as well as product inventory and ordering. This position
executes and coordinates all guest requests for services courteously and efficiently
and attends to smooth running of the outside areas of recreation. Oversees, plans and
directs group activities and the staff associated with them (inclusive of Kid's Camp and
Tennis center).
Ability to communicate using proper grammar in English; ability to provide legible
communication; ability to compute basic mathematical computations; proven leadership
qualities; minimum of 3 years supervisory experience in a hotel/resort environment
with particular strengths and a minimum of one year experience in recreation/activities
operations
(1) Spa Manager
Responsibility for providing leadership, support, direction and
supervision of staff in the daily operations of the Spa, including,
but not limited to, retail, membership, salon and fitness programs.
The Spa Manager is also responsible for ensuring that the Club's
standards are being executed by maintaining a well trained, efficient,
and professional spa staff whose focus will be on aggressive
hospitality and service. Total financial management duties
include budgeting, forecasting, payroll and scheduling as well
asproduct inventory and ordering.College degree; accounting and
budgeting knowledge; strong communication skills; proven leadership
qualities; certification from a recognized school of massage; minimum
of 3 years in Spa operations, programs and products; computer
literate; hospitality experience
(1) Food and Beverage Manager
Responsible for the management of all aspects of the Formal Dining
Restaurant functions, in accordance with hotel standards. Responsible
for directing,implementing and maintaining a service and management
philosophy which serves as a guide to respective staff. High
school graduate, some college; minimum 21 years of age to serve
alcoholic beverages; 2 years experience as an Assistant Restaurant Manager/
Supervisor, preferably in a 5 star restaurant; food handling certificate;
knowledge of various food service styles (i.e., French service, butler
style service); ability to communicate in English with guests, management and
co-workers to their understanding; ability to provide legible communication;
ability to compute basic mathematical calculations and familiarity with food and
beverage cost controls.
(1) Boat Captain
Responsible for managing the daily operation of the Boating Department including
the direction and supervision of staff. Responsible for meeting and greeting all
members and guests who board the boat; providing the highest level of customer
service to all those when aboard the boat; guiding and touring the guests along the
inland waterways; ensuring all pre-start checks and health and safety requirements
are adhered to; maintaining a clean and tidy appearance and presentation of the




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Environmentalists voice concerns despite UN


world heritage site status for butterfly reserve


* MEXICO CITY

ENVIRONMENTALISTS
fear the decision to list Mex-
ico's wintering grounds of the
Monarch butterfly as a U.N.
world heritage site may do
little to halt deforestation that
threatens the butterflies.
according to Associated Press.,
UNESCO bestowed the
global landmark distinction
Monday on the Monarch
reserve, a series of mountain
forests west of Mexico City
where the butterflies spend
the winter after migrating
thousands of miles (kilome-
ters) from the United States
and Canada.
"The listing isn't going to
produce results unless there is
an integral plan for the
reserve," Mexican environ-
mentalist Ivan Restrepo said
Tuesday. "I hope this serves
as a wake-up call and doesn't


just serve as an advertise-
ment."
The Mexican government
says it has turned the corner
in defending the dense fir
forests that shelter the Mon-
archs from the winter cold.
Ernesto Enkerlin, Mexico's
commissioner of natural pro-
tected areas, said the defor-
estation problem today is
confined to a few small farm-
ing communities that account
for about 6 percent of the
139,000-acre (56,259 hectare)
reserve.

Trees

It is mostly in those areas
that the reserve continues to
lose about 100 hectares (247
acres) of trees per year.
He acknowledged "it's a
disaster" in the problem com-
munities where much of the
land is clear-cut, but said


trees are starting to grow
back in the rest of the
reserve, where local residents
are cooperating.
"We are entering into a
new phase of the Monarch
butterfly reserve, one of
recovery," Enkerlin said.
Boundary disputes, indige-
nous issues and local rivalries
are also making it difficult for
authorities to work in those
areas, he said.
Enkerlin acknowledged
that illegal logging was so bad
at the reserve three years ago
that if authorities had pro-
posed it World Heritage sta-
tus, "we would have gotten
absolutely nowhere."
Environmentalist Homero
Aridjis, Mexico's representa-
tive to UNESCO, said the
current government is mak-
ing greater efforts to protect
the butterflies, and that the
UNESCO listing may help by


boosting the flow of tourists
to the reserve, providing
financial incentives for
preservation.
It also may help change the
attitude of local farmers
whose land constitutes much
of the reserve.'

Journey

Each September, the but-
terflies begin a 3,400-mile
(5,470-kilometer) journey
from the forests of eastern
Canada and parts of the Unit-
ed States to the government-
protected reserves in the cen-
tral Mexican mountains.
While the heritage-site
listing is decided by the
U.N. Educational, Scientific
and Cultural Organization,
individual governments
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makes Saudis fee' poorer


* By DONNA ABU-NASR
Associated Press Writer

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -
Sultan al-Mazeen recently
stopped at a gas station to fill
up his SUV, paying 45 cents a
gallon about one-tenth
what Americans pay these
days.
But the Saudi technician
says Americans shouldn't be
jealous. Inflation that has hit
30-year highs on everything
el,.e in the kingdom is making
Saudis feel poorer despite the
flush of oil money.
"I tell the Americans, don't
feel envious because gas is
cheaper here," said al-
Mazeen, 36. "We're worse off
than before."
While Saudis don't feel the
pain at the pump, they feel it
everywhere else, paying more
at grocery. stores and restau-
rants and for rent and con-
struction material. While the
country is getting richer selling
oil at prices that climbed to a
record $145 per barrel last
week, inflation has reached
almost 11 percent, breaking
double-digits for the first time
since the late 1970s.
"Gas prices are low here, so
what?" said Muhammad
Abdullah, a 60-year-old
retiree. "What can I do with
gas? Drink it? Take it with me
to the supermarket?"
Al-Mazeen says his month-
ly grocery bill has doubled -
to $215 compared to last
year, when oil was at around
$70 a barrel: During that time
period, the price of rice has
doubled to about 72 cents a
pound, and a pound of beef
has gone up more than a third
to about $4..,'
Moreover, Saudis are grap-'7
piling with unemployment --
estimated at 30 percent among
young people aged 16 to 26
- and a stock market that is
down 10 percent since the
beginning of the year.
Many Saudis are realizing


"I tell the
Americans,
don't feel
envious
because gas
is cheaper
here. We're
worse off
than before."

Sultan al-Mazeen

that this oil boom will n
have the same impact as e
one in the 1970s, which reed
Saudis from rags to riles
This time, the wealtfhs"t
trickling down as fast cm the
same quantities.
One reason is the pigdom's
growing populatioprays John
Sfakianakis, chie1conormist
at the Saudi Briph Bank. In
the 1970s, the population of
Saudi Arabia Vis 9.5 million.
Today, it's 27.mnillion, includ-
ing 22 million Saudi citizens.
That meas the state, which
controls nearly all oil income,
has to spread the wealth
among rpre people. Besides a
genero.S social welfare sys-
tem tht includes free educa-
tion fom pre-school through
university and other benefits
for-itizens, the public sector
enploys some 2 million peo-
p and 65 percent of the bud-
fet goes to salaries.
"The state, yes, is wealthier,
but the state has close to three
times the amount of people it
has to cater for," said
Sfakianakis. "Even if Saudi
Arabia had lower inflation (in
the 1970s), the country and
the needs of the country are
bigger than what they used to
be."


So the governn"t has less
room to raise 4es to help
people deal witigher prices.
The United pb Emirates
recently hike public sector
wages by 70d.rcent but if
the Saudidid the same,
theywoulavebeen hit by
budget elicits, Sfakianakis
added.
addOthedGulf nations have

been I even worse by infla-
tion.. the UAE, inflation is
exp ,ed to reach 12 percent
thj/ear, and in Qatar it's at
lzpercent, according to a
ftrrill Lynch report earlier
.is year.
But those nations have
much smaller populations and
so can spread their oil, gas and
financial riches faster and in
bigger quantities to ease thf
pain. As a result contra'
to their image in the Weste-
Saudis are far from le
wealthiest people in the alf.
The kingdom's per rpita
income is $20,700 -com-
pared with $67,000 fQ-)atar,
which has a popu].ion of
around a half milliouitizens.
In a recent inteiew with
Kuwait's Al-Siyawc- newspa-
per, King Abdull said "offi-
cials have suital' solutions"
and plans to figinflation.
"The government can use
its money to cet the soaring
prices of ba' commodities.
The kingdowrill also use its
financial reves to combat
inflation arbring everything
back to r'mal," the king
asserted, thout elaborating
on how.
Econ',ists say the main
source. inflation is higher
sdomesdemand for apart-
mentsfice space and food
Sat me when world prices
afor f and raw materials is
risirA statement issued last
we by the Economy and
Plaing Ministry said the
rl index, which includes
rts, fuel and water, has
,red 18.5 percent,.while
)d and beverage costs have


increased by 15 percent.
Saudi inflatio/,is als exac-
erbated by tht weakdollar,
because their ryal is rgged to
the U.S. currency, creasing
the cost of import-and the
kingdom impor' most of its
essential good' .
The influx ( oil money into
the econow also is a factor,

but it is nras major a cause
of inflatic as the other issues,
said Sfanakis and other
econorSts.
In rign that inflation will
not ssipate any time soon,
theaudi Cabinet decided on
Mch. 31 to reduce customs
(ies on 180 major foodstuffs,
Jnsumer goods and con-
,truction materials for at least
three years, according to a
report Sfakianakis wrote for
the Saudi British Bank.
Still, the kingdom is set to
enjoy a large budget surplus
because of high oil prices this
year. Oil export revenue is
expected to reach $260 billion
this year, according to a report
last month by Jadwa Invest-
ment, a private Saudi firm.
This compares with an aver-
age of just $43 billion per, year
throughout the 1990s, the
report said.
It forecast the budget sur-
plus will be $69 billion in 2008
compared to $47.6 billion in
2007.
But Saudi Arabia puts much
of its oil income into invest-
ments and assets abroad, in
part as a hedge in case oil
prices drop in the future,
squeezing the budget.
Sheik Abdul-Aziz Al
Sheikh, the kingdom's grand
mufti and top religious author-
ity, has urged the government
to fix prices on essential com-
modities.
"Every effort should be
made to contain rising prices
of goods all over the king-
dom," the mufti said during a
sermon in Riyadh in Febru-
ary, according to the Arab
News daily.


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IN THIS PHOTO released by Nasser Azam's agent, Azam poses with his
paintings in his studio in London, on Friday, July 4, 2008, just before
going to Moscow's Star City cosmonaut training center. Azam was
among the three British artists who travelled Tuesday aboard a Russian
aircraft used for cosmonaut

Three artists get creative

in zero gravity; two fall ill

* MOSCOW
EVEN the black cat got queasy.
Three British artists tried this week to make art in zero gravity one
used the cat and a mouse for a performance piece aboard an aircraft
used to train cosmonauts, but only one completed his work. The oth-
er two artists felt ill, according to Associated Press.
The plane made 10 parabola-shaped flights before landing at
Moscow's Star City cosmonaut training center.
The artists experienced zero gravity in 23-second intervals during the
flight, a series of steep climbs and sharp drops that simulate weight-
lessness.
While on board, artist Lyn Hagan filmed the predator-prey reactions
of the cat and mouse in zero-gravity conditions.
Both the cat and Hagan became sick after about three loops of the
plane, which cut.the piece short, said Nasser Azam, one of the artists
to ride the plane, nicknamed a "vomit comet." He said he did not feel
queasy.
"What we found out was that the cat turned into a mouse," Azam
said. "The cat was a lot more scared than the mouse."
Neither animal was injured during the flight, Azam said.
Luke Jerram, the third artist on board, became ill and his project was
cut short.
A free-floating Azam, meanwhile, finished pre-prepared paintings
of disembodied figures inspired by the artist Francis Bacon. Azam
said he wanted to pay homage to Bacon's paintings.
"Quite frankly it was euphoric," Azam said after the flight. "There
were instances when I was painting upside down."
The former Merrill Lynch chief operating officer began his canvas-
es in London using paint and finished them on board using oil pastels.
Paint would have floated in zero-gravity conditions, he said.
Hagan conceived of the "Life In Space" project in 2004 and subse-
quently contacted the Russian Space Agency, which according to
Azam offered the flight free of charge.
Azain is now the artist-in-residence at London's County Hall Gallery,
which covered the project's remaining expenses.
The results of the trip will be on show at the County Hall Gallery in
October.


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low-risopital, according considered an eyesore by
to Assocd Press. many Parisians today.
The de\on means that The new initiative was
six new s', under con- launched by Paris' Socialist
sideration'. completion Mayor Bertrand Delanoe,
between 2. and 2014, and is backed by Socialist
could h iost 6ngs reach- and Communist party lead-
ing as high aSfeet, or a ers who supported it in
little under t6thirds the Tuesday's vote.
height of the l Tower. An unlikely opposition
Though the, ve, for alliance formed against the
now, onlyallow r high- new skyscraper plan
rise buildings kParis' between the conservative
perimeter, many it as UMP, the party of Presi-
the beginning of a ader dent Nicolas Sarkozy, and
shift and it has prnpted the Green Party, which is
fiery debate about v to concerned that such tall
adapt the Paris skyl. to buildings take too much
the 21st century. energy to build and main-
Building height li tain
have changed little in s Tahe proposal comes on
since Baron Haussm the heels of another big
redesigned the city during, tower project, the Signal
the mid-19th century, wri Tower, to be built by prize-
caps now at 121 feet. Onl winning architect Jean
a handful of exceptionsNouvel just outside Paris
have been made for high- n its business district, La
rise projects in recent defense. The Signal Tower
decadrchitect Michel oject was launched at the
Architect Michel uest of Sarkozy, who
Angevin said the height ges to reinvigorate the
limit "has been a real con- facial quarter.
strain. e new towers pro-
"This is just the begin- po, by Paris' leftist may-
ning. Paris is going to or, ,anwhile, reflect dif-
change, and will look very ferconcerns, including
different soon enough," he publiousing.


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Sudoku Puzzle
Sudoku is a number-placing puzzle based on a 9x9 grid with
several given numbers. The object is to place the numbers 1 to
9 in the empty squares so the each row, each column and each
3x3 box contains the same number only once. The difficulty
level of the Conceptis Sudoku increases from Monday to
Sunday





8 3 7

3 5 11

9 2 8

7 1 5

5. 9 4
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Difficulty Level ** 7/10


Kakuro Puzzle


Best described as a number crossword, the task in Kakuro is to
fill all of the empty squares, using numbers 1 to 9, so the sum of
each horizontal block equals the number to its left, and the sum
of each vertical block equals the number on its top. No number
may be used in the same block more than once. The difficulty
level of the Conceptis Kakuro increases from Monday to Sunday.


Yesterday's
Sudoku Answer


8i2
597
643
165
372

439
7 58


4 3111
5 812
8 7:3
94 5

315 4
365-4

21 1 J9


Yesterday's
Kakuro Answer

128 61 98
789 89765
1327 984
13 8975
2789 9831
2713 85
289 9831
4 61798 241
79 7 2 1 293


HAGAR THE HORRIBLE


Across
1 Lively, dynamic per-
son (4,2,4)
8 Put up with (5)
9 A dried grape (7)
10 Branch of knowledge
(7)
11 Gluttony (5)
12 Moral principles (6)
14 Strongly in favour of
(3,3)
17 Staff of office (5)
19 An aerial (7)
21 Full of enthusiasm
(7)
22 A stone
fruit (5)
23 Parapet of rail and
pillars (10)


Across
1 Something to eat for the
pin-up girl? (10)
8 Immensely bad characters
help to make progress (5)
9 Drew out the card (7)
10 Dora gets upset
on cue, perhaps, in the
country (7)
11 Insist on having things just
right (5)
12 Drifting fish return, by the
way (6)
14 It takes a good deal to sat-
isfy him (6)
17 Descriptive of a great sea
power (5)
19 The way that leads to con-
flict (7)
21 Just betrothed, but started
fighting (7)
22 Fool quietly follows a
friend (5)
23 Lacking inspiration, he
goes for a walk (10)


Across: 1 Exempt, 4 Sapper, 9
Macbeth, 10 Stair, 11 Tales, 12
Patient, 13 Sounding out, 18 Hearing,
20 Extra, 22 Icing, 23 Ousting, 24
Tether, 25 Ostler.
Down: 1 Enmity, 2 Excel, 3 Press on,
5 Asset, 6 Plateau, 7 Rarity, 8
Whipping boy, 14 On a diet, 15
Greases, 16 Thrift, 17 Cadger, 19
Ingle, 21 Trial.


Down
2 His true array is shaggy,
naturally (7)
3 Facilitated a seed's germi-
nation (5)
4 Company guard (6)
5 He gains nothing but
pleasure from his activities
(7)
6 Spare accessory (5)
7 So I'd tip her for an impor-
tant post in journalism (10)
8 It's not private correspon-
dence, so slit the envelope
(4,6)
13 Maintained the member
took part in the crooked
deal (7)
15 A blood count? (7)
16 Cultivated Scandinavians
(6)
18 Discover and get rid of
weeds, perhaps (3,2)
20 Come again about the dog


Yesterday's Cryptic Solution Yesterday's Easy Solution


Across: 1 Praise, 4 Caruso, 9
Replica, 10 Alert, 11 Sweep, 12
Interim, 13 Cartography, 18
Chaucer, 20 Lisle, 22 Evoke, 23
Coveted, 24 Speedy, 25 Cranky.
Down: 1 Perish, 2 Ample, 3
Snippet, 5 Await, 6 Unearth, 7 On
time, 8 Saving grace, 14 A la mode,
15 All over, 16 Access, 17 Deadly,
19 Creed, 21 Sit-in.


Chess


Artur Timofeev v Ernesto Inarkiev,
.Mos.w Open 2008. Russia's oil
-? roi4wo are helping chess. The
winner of today's puzzle stood to
collect $30,000 while the Aeroflot
Open, which immediately followed,
had a still larger prize fund. Not
enough for elite grandmasters, who
stayed away or competed in the
Mexican invitational whose dates
clashed with Aeroflot. But second
line GMs were glad of the
opportunity, and today's game was
bitterly fought for more than 100
moves. It could have ended much
quicker, however, if Timofeev (White,
to move) had found the right choice
in the diagram. Of course rook and
pawn against bishop and pawn can
be tricky, but White's 1 Re8? was


Down
2 Put an end to (7)
3 Represent as similar
(5)
4 Encourage (6)
5 Against the law (7)
6 To dodge (5)
7 Nonsense (10)
8 Indoor team game
(10)
13 Misanthropic (7)
15 Country of north
Europe (7)
16 Italian city (6)
18 Beat strongly (5)
20 Drunkard (5)


limp and unnecessarily prolonged
the game. Can you find the precise
selection which would have forced
Black's speedy resignation?
Ches I 8649:1 Rc3! aS (other moves lose in similar
Ifashion)2g4a43g5Kb44Rxc4+lKIxc4t5g636g7
'a2 7 g80s queeningg with ched) Kc3 8 Qxa2 after
which white soon mates with king and queen against
bare king.

Target


T-

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adenoid aeon alton
alone anil axnion
annelld anode anon
D DELIXON dan dle
dean dental dine dined
dinned done donned
elan elajrd inane
Inlaid laden lain land
landed lane lean lend
lien linden lne lned
linen lno lion loan
loaned loden loin lone
nail nailed neon nine
nodal noddle node
none olden


North dealer.
Both sides vulnerable.
NORTH
+642
VAK
*Q 109875
4AK
WEST EAST
49 4AK8753
VJ6532 V84
*AK *J2
487642 41053
SOUTH
+QJ 10
VQ 1097
+643
+QJ9
The bidding:
North East South West
1 4 1 4 1 NT Pass
3 NT
Opening lead nine of spades.
Dear Mr. Becker: I have been a
reader of your column for many
years and have followed with interest
your recounting of the exploits of
some of the most prominent players
in the world.
However, though I've never won a
national championship or, for that
matter, any other kind of champi-
onship, I hereby stake my claim to at
least equal recognition as one of the


HOW many words of
four letters or more can
you make from the
letters shown here? In
making a word, each
letter may be used once
only. Each must contain
the centre letter and
there must be at least
one nine-letter word. No
plurals, or verb forms
ending in "s", no words
with initial capitals and
no words with a hyphen
or apostrophe
permitted. The first
word of a phrase is
permitted (e.g. inkiet in
inkjet printer).
TODAY'S TARGET
Good 12; very good 18;
excellent 24 (or more).
Solution Monday.


world's foremost players.
The only catch is that all my mar-
velous bids and plays take place
while I'm asleep, and I must confess
that there is an enormous difference
between the way I play when I'm
awake and the way I play when I'm
asleep. In case you don't believe me,
just ask my partners how I play when
I'm not in the land of Nod.
Here is a typical example of my
prowess. I played the hand just last
night while asleep, of course. I
was West and led the nine of spades.
My wife, Sapphira, won the trick
with the king and continued with the
ace and another spade.
I'm sure everybody would think
that South must now make the con-
tract, since his only losers, as the
cards lie, appear to be two diamond
tricks. But, as I stated earlier, these
players are totally unaware of the
brilliance of my play when I am in
the arms of Morpheus.
On Sapphira's ace of spades I
discarded the king of diamonds, and
on the third round of spades I dis-
carded the ace of diamonds! As a
result of these two plays, there was
nothing South could do to avoid
going down two.
Cordially yours, Ford E. Winx.


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'Mix of players'
changes in
buyer group

* By NEIL HARTNELL
Tribune Business
Editor
THE $320 million Four
Seasons Emerald Bay
Resort's receiver has told
The Tribune he is hoping the
hotel's potential buyer will
submit a revised proposal to
the Government in "the next
two to three weeks", its
investor mix having changed.
Russell Downs, a London-
based PricewaterhouseC-
oopers (PwC) partner, said a
completed purchase of Exu-
ma's 'anchor resort' proper-
ty was "a little way away",
given the need for Govern-
ment approval and the trans-
action's complexity,
although he hoped it would
close "soon".
"The next sort of two to
three weeks is the window
we are looking at," Mr
Downs said, when asked
about when the Four Sea-
sons Emerald Bay Resort's
proposed buyer would sub-
mit a revised bid to the Gov-
ernment, the first one having
been rejected by the Ingra-
ham administration.
He added: "We're in that
critical stage where my stat-
ed aim is to achieve a sale
of the resort, and hopefully
we will have constructive
news on that pretty soon."
Mr Downs indirectly con-
firmed Tribune Business's
previous revelation that the
Government rejected the
initial $125 million offer by
Ambrose Holdings
(Bahamas) due to concerns
over whether the group had
the financial wherewithal
and ability to take the Four
Seasons Emerald Bay
Resort forward and com-
plete its full build-out.
When this sequence of
events was put to Mr
Downs, he replied: "That's
neatly put." He also con-
firmed that "the mix of play-
ers has changed" in the buy-
ing group, indicating that
Ambrose Holdings
(Bahamas) may no longer
be playing the lead role and
that other investors, with
greater equity capital and
resort industry expertise,
may have been brought in
to convince the Government
that the deal should be
approved.
SEE page two


Legal action


likely'


on 'retroactive' tax move


* By NEIL HARTNELL
Tribune Business Editor
IT IS "highly likely" that the Government
and Customs Department will face legal action
over attempts to "retroactively" apply the
higher 2008-2009 Budget tax rates to 'post
paid' bonded good sales that occurred dur-
ing the previous Budget year, a former Grand
Bahama Chamber of Commerce president
told Tribune Business.
Christopher Lowe, operations manager at
Kelly's (Freeport), who is consulting an attor-
ney on his legal options after the company's
submission of taxes collected in June on 'post
paid' over-the-counter bonded goods sales
was rejected, suggested there were four poten-
tial avenues for seeking legal recourse.
The first, he said, was to seek a Supreme
Court injunction preventing Bahamas Cus-
toms from applying the new and often high-


* GBPA licensees see June post-paid duty
submissions rejected by Bahamas Customs
* Ex-Chamber head suggests possible legal challenges
* Freeport firm's duty collection rate to increase
from 30% to 40% based on Budget tax rises


er Tariff and Excise Act duty rates con-
tained in the 2008-2009 Budget to 'post paid'
sales that took place in May and June 2008,
the final months of the previous fiscal year.
Given that the new Tariff and Excise Act
tax rates had yet to be properly Gazzetted by
publishing them in a national newspaper,
something required to make them law, Mr
Lowe suggested that Grand Bahama Port
Authority (GBPA) licensees ask the courts to
determine whether the new duty rates and


'Many' real estate sales

delayed by Gazette wait

Concern expressed about work
permit fees being made retroactive


* By NEIL HARTNELL
Tribune Business Editor
THE Bahamas Real Estate
Association's (BREA) presi-
dent has told Tribune Busi-
ness he is receiving calls from
the group's members express-
ing concern that "many" prop-
erty transactions are being
held up by the wait for the
2008-2009 Budget tax breaks
to become law.
The Budget introduced
numerous real estate and con-
struction industry-related tax
breaks, particularly on the
Stamp Tax and Real Property
Tax, but William Wong said
BREA members and their
clients were still waiting for
these changes to be Gazzetted
and thus become law, so they
could take advantage of them.
"That is an issue, and we're
waiting for this thing to
become legal," Mr Wong told
Tribune Business. "It can't
happen until the Budget is
Gazzetted.
"Right now, that's holding
up a lot of closings and sales,
because this thing with the
Gazette is not happening.
We've been told it's immi-
nent."
Although he did not have
numbers, Mr Wong said the
failure to Gazette and bring
into law the tax incentives
designed to stimulate the real
estate industry, especially the
first-time homebuyer market,
had delayed "many sales"
based on the calls he was
receiving from BREA-
licensed realtors.
"In know this is affecting
some of my members," Mr
Wong said. "I did get calls
from a number of my mem-
bers that there is a hold-up
because this thing has not
been made law yet."
Christopher Lowe, opera-
tions manager at Kelly's
(Freeport), told Tribune Busi-
ness that attorneys had
informed him that they were
experiencing difficulty in clos-
ing real estate transactions,
too, due to the failure to pub-
lish and Gazette in the news-
paper the new Stamp Tax and
Real Property Tax amend-
ments.
Wayne Munroe, the
Bahamas Bar Association's
president, did not return Tri-
bune Business's call seeking
comment.
In his Budget debate


speech, Mr Ingraham said all
first-time homebuyers would
be exempt from Stamp Tax
on property purchases up to
$500,000 in value for a five-
year period, provided the
property would be used as
their primary residence.
The threshold at which first-
time homebuyers will be
exempt from paying real prop-
erty tax for the first five years
was increased from $250,000
to $500,000, again provided
tlepff_ erty is the main place

SEE page five


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PRIME MINISTER Hubert Ingraham
said all first-time homebuyers
would be exempt from Stamp Tax
.on property purchases up to ...
$500,000 in value for a live-year
.period, provided the property would
be used as their primary residence.


headings could also be enforced for July.
"Customs has rejected our [Kelly's
Freeport] duty paid entry of June," Mr Lowe
told Tribune Business.
Customs had done so, he explained, on the
grounds that the new Tariff and Excise Act
rates were now in force and applied retroac-
tively to post-paid over-the-counter bonded
goods sales in May and June.

I SEE page 10


Cash flow woes
confirmed by

City Markets
Inventory 'ballooned' and
dividends halted in response
to back office system woes
and liquidity 'decrease'
Chairman says problems
'temporary', with 2007 audit
likely to be published by
month's end
Confirms Tribune
Business revelations on
reasons for audit delay, but
says 2008 unlikely to see
same problems
* By NEIL HARTNELL
Tribune Business
Editor
BAHAMAS Supermarkets,
the City Markets' operator, has
confirmed Tribune Business's
exclusive revelation that it
experienced cash flow prob-
lems, with the company's back
office and accounting systems
meltdown also causing inven-
tories to "balloon" and a tem-
porary halt to dividend. pay-
ments.
Breaking the company's
silence on its failure to produce
timely financial statements for
2007, Basil Sands, Bahamas
Supermarkets chairman, told
shareholders in a July 7 letter
obtained by Tribune Business
that the "unfortunate and
unacceptable delay" had pro-
duced several spin-off effects.
One of these had been to
force the Bahamas Supermar-
kets' Board to take a decision
to suspend dividend payments
to shareholders, a move likely
to have further increased anger
among investors used to a reg-
ular quarterly dividend pay-
ment from the company.
"As a by-product of the
company's accounting prob-
lems, the company's invento-
ry ballooned and-, coupled with

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extreme caution" in dealing
with well-known Nassau
events organiser Rudy King
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tions, due to the numerous
controversies surrounding
the businessman.
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..illiam Wong, the Bahamas
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* By CARA
BRENNEN-BETHEL
Tribune Business Reporter
THE costs associated with the Bahamas
implementing its.Economic Partnership Agree-
ment obligations (EPA) with the European
Union will possibly be no more than $2 million,
although the minister of state for finance,
Zhivargo Laing, said that he was hesitant to put
an exact figure out.
Speaking at a Bahamas Association of Com-
pliance Officers (BACO) seminar on the EPA,
Mr Laing said much of that expense will go
towards the upgrading of operational systems
such as the Customs Department's computer
banks, and creating a Standards Bureau and
competition policies. These bodies will have
to be created, plus there is the actual cost
involved in creating EPA legislation and pass-
ing it into law.
However, he pointed out that many of the
changes or upgrades that will be made are ones
that have already been provided for, or ones
that the Government would have had to make
anyway.
FROM page one Revism
Ambrose Holdings likely
(Bahamas) ability to finance lk
the purchase was not in ques-
tion, the company also having rather than 1
an interest in the nearby what we're tr
Roker's Point project in Exu- The impend
ma. his fellow rei
Tribune Business under- based PwC i
stands the Government's main Aranha, would
concern is to ensure any buyer on the buyer se
will provide a long-term solu- added.
tion and the necessary capital. The Four Se
The last thing the administra- considered
tion would want is for the Four "poster child
Seasons Emerald Bay Resort Island anchor
to go into receivership again jects, entered:
several years from now. after the ownE
"We're moving through to Emerald Bay
the final stages of the transac- defaulted on
tion. We're working with the ments in Apri
parties to try and bring this to The receive
fruition," Mr Downs told Tri'- ed at the behe
bune Business, main creditor
"There's obviously signifi- Securities, wE
cant complexity in this trans- London. Hov
action, and a number of people creditor, and
are working pretty hard to most exposure
complete on this. We're not said to be the
there yet, but hopefully we will the Japanese 1
be quite soon. I can't give a Emerald Ba
view on time, other than that been looking
we will get there soon." for some 18
The PwC partner said the years before tl
Four Seasons Emerald Bay and several pc
Resort had been in receiver- through.
ship for over a year now, and These inclu
while its performance had lion offer fror
"dropped off slightly", this was Worldwide, p
due to the state of the tourism bid from the pr
market and global economy, of Goldman S
rather than the receivership, point. It is e:
"The resort has its own potential buye
brand, and we structured this spend at leas
to take the receivership a long complete pro
way from that," Mr Downs the 23-acre mi
said. "I was there the other Emerald B
week and had a tour with the Exuma's m
manager. It was a lovely day
and the resort looked great.
But people will wait and see
what the next stage in the
resort's ownership will be."
Adding that PwC was "work-
ing constantly with a number
of parties to minimize" the
effect the global liquidity/cred-
it market crunch is having on
the search for a buyer, Mr
Downs said: "Receivership is
not a long-term solution. I'm
sure everyone wants a conclu-
sion to the receivership sooner


Mr Laing said the Bahamas also had most of
the necessary human resource capital already in
place, and had hired other personnel already.
Hank Ferguson, the trade advisor to the
Bahamas Chamber of Chamber, added that
some of the cost involved will be borne by the
EU through the contributions it makes not
only on a regional basis, but to individual coun-
tries as well.
He also indicated that the Bahamas would
receive some level of compensation for signing
on to the agreement.
Mr Ferguson indicated that two major factors
to be dealt with will be the competition aspect
and the Standards Bureau, which would
create initial costs but have real economic ben-
efit.
Hearing the arguments for and against the
EPA, Mr Ferguson said it has little to do with
politics and less to do with allies, but was relat-
ed to the fact that the Bahamas needs allies so
that it does not always remain on the outside
looking in.
He added that given the fact that services
accounts for so much of the economy, it was
beneficial to make a services offer.

ed Emerald Bay offer

'in two-three weeks'


ater, and that's
ying to achieve."
ing retirement of
ceiver, Nassau-
partner Wayne
d have no impact
search; Mr owns
seasons property,
the model or
" of the Family
investment pro-
into receivership
ership company,
Resort Holdings,
its loan repay-
1 2007.
rs wer,g.e appoint-
st of the resort's
, nominee Flint
which is based in
ever, the main
the entity with
e to the resort, is
London arm of
bank, Mitsui.
ay's owners had
to sell the resort
months to two
heir loan default,
potential deals fell
ded a $117 mil-
m Petters Group
plus a combined
private equity arm
Sachs and Rock-
stimated that a
er would need to
st $7 million to
posed plans for
marina.
ay has acted as
ain economic


engine, attracting additional
foreign direct investment to the
island. It employs almost 500
staff, and features an 18-hole
Greg Norman Golf Course,
two restaurants, three pools,
spa, six meeting rooms
and 450-person capacity ball-
room.
Other investment projects
attracted to the Emerald Bay
vicinity include the resort's Pin-
nacle Entertainment-managed
$5 million casino, the $110 mil-
lion Grand Isle Villas develop-
ment, plus the 80/50 fractional
ownership component.
A shopping complex has also
opened at Emerald Bay, the
anchor retailer being the Emer-
ald Isle supermarket. The com-
plex also includes businesses'
such as Scotiabank and Mail
Boxes Etc.
While Four Seasons, as the
operating/management part-
ner, may be earning a profit
because it collects its money as
a percentage of the gross rev-
enues and operating profits, the
resort's owners like so many
in the Bahamas are not and
are losing money.
Their failure to generate sig-
nificant critical mass through
real estate and land sales, the
sectors most likely to give them
an instant and greatest -
investment return have also
contributed to the difficulties,
as have the resort's high con-
struction costs and traditional-
ly high operating costs in the
Bahamas.


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EPA services offer further


scrutinised by industries


* By CARA
BRENNEN-BETHEL
Tribune Business Reporter


THE Bahamas' services offer over
the Economic Partnership (EPA)
agreement with the European Union
(EU) has yet to be submitted, a gov-
ernment minister saying it went back
to certain industries for further consu-
lation and had just been returned to
the Cabinet Office for further vetting.
The minister of state for finance,
Zhivargo Laing, told persons attending
a Bahamas Association of Compliance .
Officers (BACO) seminar on the EPA
that the Cabinet had harboured con-
cerns about a several issues in the initial services
offer it reviewed.
It was then decided to send the services offer
back to the industries involved for additional
consultation. The document is now back with the
Cabinet, and when they are finished reviewing it,
the services offer will be submitted in its entirety
to the public.
Mr Laing said there were certain protocols in
place that meant the services offer cannot be giv-
en to the public until it has been signed off on by
the Cabinet. He was responding to concerns that
the services offer had not yet been made public.


Mr Laing also responded to concerns
raised by attorney Paul Moss and others
over whether the EPA would be incom-
patible with the Bahamian constitution,
particularly when it came to bringing
court..
Bahamians Agitating for a
Referendum on Free Trade (BARF),
the group Mr Moss co-chairs, has main-
tained that an Act of Parliament giv-
ing the EPA legal standing in Bahami-
an law can never be passed, given that it
is a violation of the Bahamian consti-
tution.
Mr Moss also raised concerns about
who would bear the costs of any litiga-
tion stemming from the EPA whether
it would be companies or individuals with a griev-
ance, or the Bahamas on their behalf.
Mr Laing responded that the EPA's terms
and conditions would be well set-out in the hor-
izontal and vertical components of the
arrangement, which would assist in settling any
disputes.
He pointed out that before the EPA proceed-
ed and was passed into law by Parliament, it
would need to be looked over very careful by
the Attorney's General Office and vetted. It was
unlikely that the Government would pass a law in
violation of the country's constitution.


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Triplex Apartment
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1 (1) Bedroom, (1) Bathroom
Property Size:12,196 sq.ft
Building Size: 5,200 sq.ft
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Freeport Grand Bahama
5 Plex Apartment Complex
Unit# 1 4 (2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
Unit #5 (3 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom)
Property Size: 22,395 sq.ft
Building Size: 12,284 sq.ft
Appraised Value: TBA
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Duplex Apartment
Each Unit 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath
Property Size: 5,800 sq.ft
Building Size: 1,415 sq.ft
Appraised Value: TBA
Directions Not Available
Unit#4, Hillcrest Tower Condominium, N.p.
Condominium
2 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms
Unit Size: 1,110 sq.ft
Travel south on Collin Avenue to Third Terrace turn west on
third terrace and the subject is contained within the second
building on the right which is a condominium complex. The
subject complex. The subject complex is painted lime green
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Lot#594, Stapledon Gardens, NP.
Triplex Apartment
1 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
2 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom
Property Size: 10,000 sq.ft
Building Size: 3,000 sq.ft
Appraised Value: $535,000.00
From JFK Drive & Bethel Ave travel south on Bethel Ave
take the second left Spitfire Road and the subject property
is the last building is the last building on the right at the T-
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Lot#17,Blk#16, Millar's Heights, N.P.
Duplex Apartment
1 3 Bedrooms, 3 1/2 Bath, 1 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom
Property Size: 7,500 sq.ft
Building Size: 3,072 sq.ft
Appraised Value: 322,000.00
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right (London Ave) travel west on London Avenue around
curve and then south to the second corner on the left
(Regent Street) continue along London Avenue thereafter
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2 2 Bedrooms, 2 1/2 Bathrooms
Property size: 5,670 sq.ft
Building Size: 2,107 sq.ft
Appraised Value: $283,000.00
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Property Size: 5,500 sq.ft
Building Size: 1,754 sq.ft
Appraised Value: TBA
Directions Not Available

Lot#209, Sunshine Park, N.P.
Fourplex Apartment
Property size: 4,944 sq.ft
Building Size: 2,200 sq.ft
Appraised Value: $205,600.00
Heading south on Blue Hill Road, take the 1st entrance into
sunshine park, take the 1st corner on left (Murray St.) The
subject property is 5th house on left hand side of the street.
The house is blue trim with white.


Duplex Apartment
2 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom
Property Size: 13,992 sq.ft
Building Size: 1,829 sq.ft
Appraised Value: $210,000.00
From carmichael Road turn onto Gladstone Road trave
north on Gladstone Road to the entrance of Sea Well Manor
Subdivision which is the comer north of Polar Ice Ltd. And
the sibject I sthe property at the entrance next to Polar Ice
Ltd which is vacant.
Lot#13, Frelia Subdivision, N.P.
Duplex Apartment
1 2 Bedrooms,1 Bathroom, 1 -1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom
Property Size: 5,641 sq.ft
Building Size: 1,153 sq.ft
Appraised Value: $176,000.00
From Faith Avenue and Fire Trail Road, travel east on
FaithAve, follow the curve around to the right, take the first
left into Frelia Subdivision and the subject property is the
sixth building on-the left
Lot: Approximately 5,589 sq. ft North of Johnsqn Road
Duplex Apartment '
2 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom Each
Property Size: 5,589 sq. ft
Building Size: 2,100 sq. ft
Appraised Value: $288,000.00
Travelling East on Bernard Road, turn north Adderley Street
(Opposite St. Augustine's College), continue north on
Adderley street pass step street (which is on the curve) and
make the first turn right onto Johnson Terrace. Turn onto
an unpaved road on the right (which is the first comer on
the right) At the T-junction turn right (heading south) enter
gates of privately owned is a duplex residence colored gray
with white trim.
Lot East Windsor Place Soldier Road
Duplex Apartment
2- (2) Bathrooms, (1) Bathroom
Property Size: 6,000sq.ft
Building Size: 1,580 sq.ft
Appraised Value: $172,000.00
Travel East on Soldier Road to the intersection near Sugar
Kid Bowe Food Store turn right and travel to the end of this
street, across the intersection at the curve turn east and
the subject is the first property on the left, which is a duplex.
The duplex is recently painted blue and trimmed white with
enclosed fencing.
Portion of Crown Grant A4-59
Duplex Apartment Unfinished
1 2 Bedrooms,1 Bathroom, 1 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathroom
Property size: 10,076 sq.ft
Building Size: 1,964 sq.ft
Appraised Value: $144,000.00
From spikenard road travel west along Carmichael road to
the sicth paved road and turn left the subject property is
about fifteen hunfred feet in from Carmichael Road onto
the Western sude of the road (Building at belt-course level
next to blue triplex)
Property situated 350 feet south Adelaide & Coral Harbour
Duplex Apartment
1 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathroom, 1 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath
Property Size: 5,691 sq.ft
Building Size: 2,000 sq.ft
Appraised Value: TBA
Directions Not Available
Lot#10, Blk#11, Millers Heights Subdivision, N.P
Duplex Apartment
1 2 Bedrooms., 1 Bathroom
1 2 Bedrooms, 2 1/2 Bathrooms
Property Size: 7,500 sq.ft
Building Size:1,444 sq.ft
Appraised Value: 194,000.00
From Carmichael Road travelling west, turn left onto East
Avenue, travel south on East Avenue to the first corner on
the right travel north thereon to the first corner on the left
(Margaret Avenue) continue on Marafret Ave pass the first
intersection and the subject is the fifth property on the right
painted mustard trimmed peach.
Lot#17, Blk#27 Shirley Heights
Two Storey Multi-Family Dwelling
2 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom
1 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
Property Size: TBA
Directions Not Available


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VACANT LAND

Lot#90, Claridge Gardens Subdivision, N.P
Vacant Land Lot#100, Ridgeland Park West Subdivision, N..P
Property Size: 3,200 sq.ft Duplex Apartment
Appraised Value: TBA Each unit has 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms
Directions Not Available Property Size: 5,880 sq.ft
Building Size: 1,760 sq.ft
Lot of Land situate North Of Step Street, N.P. Appraised Value:TBA
Unfinished Triplex Building (35% completion) Directions Not Available
Each Unit has 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom
Property Size: 12,020 sq.ft Vacant Land
Appraised Value: $150,000.00 Lot#1, Sanford Drive, N.P.
From Fox Hill Road, turn onto Step Street, travel Property Size: 10,000 sq.ft
west on Step Street and the subject is between Appraised Value: $215,000.00
Rahming Street and Coxkburn Street which is the From sanford drive & marling Drive travel west on Sanford
irst right after Rahming Street (at the entrance to an drive until you reach the first comer on the right (road leading
unpaved road access) and presently under construction, into Highland Terrace) Turn around and travel back east
on Sanford Drive turn left on to a private driveway between
Vacant Land the second and third lots (beige apartment and yarrow town
Parcel of Lot being Southeast Moiety of Parcel D1 house) and the subject property is at the end of the driveway.
Property Size: 12,500 sq.ft
Appraised Value: $120,000.00 Vacant Land
From New Mt. Zion Missonary Baptist Church on Lot "C" being petition of Crown Grant A8-29 situate of
South Beach Road for about 200 ft on the right is a green Carmichel Road
duplex followed by a beige duplex. The subject property Property Size: 5,214 sq.ft
is immediately behind the beige duplex. Appraised Value: $52,000.00
From the intersection of Gladstone and Carmichael Road
Vacant Land turn right onto Carmichael Road travel west on Carmichael
Property Size: 4,871 sq.ft and take the second corner on the left (nearly opposite the
Appraised Value: $49,000.00 entrance to Diginity Gardens) travel south on this road
Travel west on Carmichael turn right onto Fire Trail Road reservation and the subject is the seventh property on the
(Corner of more FM) travel north on Fire Trail Road to left which is vacant.
the first corner on the left (Shell Fish Road) turn left onto
Shell Fish Road travel west to the first corner on the right Lot#2, of Tract Northernside Adelaide Road, N.P.
(Hamster Road) travel northwestwardly on hamster Road Vacant Land
to the first right, travel north and the subject is third lot on Property Size:5,756 sq.ft
left which is vacant. Appraised Value:TBA
Directions Not Available
Lot#747 Garden Hills Estates Subdivision, N.P
Vacant Land
Property Size: 6,000 sq.ft
Appraised Value: TBA
Directions Not Available


APARTMENTS/CONDOMINIUMS








PAGE B, FIDAY JUL 11, 008UHEITIBUN


China's June trade surplus shrinks
* BEIJING decline from the same month
last year, according to the Chi-
CHINA'S rapid export na's General Administration of
growth plunged in June, the gov- Customs.
eminent reported Thursday, and Exports rose by 18.2 percent
analysts said Beijing might over the year-earlier period to
respond by slowing its curren- $121.5 billion a sharp drop
cy's rise in defiance of pressure from May's 28 percent growth
from Washington and other rate, the data showed. Imports
trading partners, according to surged 23.7 percent to $100.1 bil-
Associated Press. lion.
Appreciation of China's yuan The figures reflect weaker
against the dollar "will slow sig- global demand for Chinese
nificantly" in the second half of goods amid worries about a pos-
the year, after the currency rose sible U.S. recession, while Chi-
at an annualized rate of 12 per- na's robust growth and con-
cent against the dollar in the first summer spending drive imports.
half, said economist Mingchun "This is crunch time for Chi-
Sun of Lehman Brothers. na," said Standard Chartered
China's global trade surplus economist Stephen Green. "Bei-
in June was $21.3 billion, the jing is more than a little con-
biggest monthly gap since cerned about the impact of a
December, but a 20 percent slowing global economy."


ABACOMA TS


announces that


Annual General Meeting
of Shareholders


will be held on the 18th of July, 2008
at 7 p.m.


at Abaco Beach Resort and Boat Harbour
in Marsh Harbour, Abaco


Kingsway Academy is seeking applicants for
teaching positions in the following areas:

ELEMENTARY:
Teachers for Grades 2 through 6

HIGH SCHOOL
Clothing Construction and Craft/Needlework
Music (Part-time or full-time)
Spanish
French
Home Economics/Art and Craft
Carpentry and Joinery
Chemistry
Physical Education/Health Science
Laboratory Technician
High School applicants should be qualified and
willing to teach to the BGCSE, S.A.T.II, and
AP level with at least a Bachelor's Degree, or
equivalent, with 6 years experience at the High School
level in the particular subject area along with a
Teacher's Certificate. A Masters Degree in
education, in teaching and learning. or the content area,
would be an asset.

All successful candidates should have the following:
" An Academic Degree in the area of specialization
" A Teaching Certificate
* Excellent Communication Skills
* A love for children and learning
* High standards of morality
* Be a born again Christian
Letters of application together with a recent
color photograph and detailed Curriculum Vita
(including the names and addresses of at least three
references, one being the name of one's church
minister) should be forwarded to:
Ms. Kelcine Hamilton
Academy Affairs Manager
Kingsway Academy Business Office
Bernard Road
Nassau
Salaries would be commensurate with qualifications
and experience
Deadline for Applications is
Monday July 14, 008


Referendum urged




before EPA signing


* By CARA
BRENNEN-BETHEL
Tribune Business
Reporter
THE Government should
not commit the Bahamas to
signing the Economic Part-
nership Agreement (EPA)
with the European Union
(EU) before the Bahamian
people vote on it in a refer-
endum, an attorney said,
arguing that regional experts
believe the treaty may not
assist the national develop-
ment of individual Caribbean
states.
Fayne Thompson, co-chair
of Bahamians Agitating for a
Referendum orl Free Trade
(BARF), the group that has


been very vocal in its oppo-
sition to the EPA, said: "The
Government does not have
the right to make such an
important decision behind
close doors, taken by 40 peo-
ple and maybe a few bureau-
crats."

Agreement
Addressing a Bahamas
Association of Compliance
Officers (BACO) seminar on
the Economic Partnership
Agreement, Mr Thompson
stressed the whole question
of whether this nation should
sign the trade agreement
with the EU should be put
to the people in a referen-
dum.


Instead, under the current
process, the Government will
first decide whether the
Bahamas will sign the EPA -
the signing ceremony having
been pushed back to Sep-
tember 2008 before coming
to Parliament to present a
Bill to ratify and give effect
to the treaty's obligations in
Bahamian law.
Mr Thompson accused the
Government of not being as
forthcoming as it should
have been in providing infor-
mation on the EPA to the
Bahamian public, leading to
much confusion on the goods
and services offers the coun-
try is making.
For example, he said that
until that evening [Wednes-
day], he had been unaware
of just how the EPA's
requirements for the move-
ment of labour would be
implemented.
Mr Thompson argued that
in his view it was irresponsi-
ble to have the Bahamas sign
on to such an agreement,
which various regional
experts have determined is
not one that may significant-
ly aid the Caribbean's devel-
opment.
He added out that in the
general scheme of things, the
exports the Bahamas sup-
plied to the EU seafoods
and Polymers accounted for
less than 0.1 per cent of the


EU's total imports each year.
Those Bahamian exports are
currently allowed into the
European Union duty and
quota free.
Zhivargo Laing, minister
of state for finance, who was
also a seminar panellist,
countered that whole Family
Island communities were
dependent on supplying lob-
sters (crawfish) to Bahami-
an wholesalers for onward
supply to the EU.

Rights
They needed that revenue
income to survive, and he
said no responsible govern-
ment could fail to protect the
rights of that sector of soci-
ety by losing duty-free access
to Europe.
Mr Laing also countered
that information on the EPA
was provided on his min-
istry's website, as this was
the best medium in which to
make it public, given the
sheer size of the agreement
document.
The two men were joined
by the Bahamas Chamber of
Commerce's advisor on
trade, Hank Ferguson, at the
Town Meeting, which was
well attended.
Both panellists and audi-
ence members were very
vocal and passionate.


Legal Notice
NOTICE

BRUYERE ROSE LTD.

(In Voluntary Liquidation)


Notice is hereby given that the above named
Company is in dissolution, which commenced
on the 13th day of May 2008. The Liquidator
is Argosa Corp. Inc., P. 0. Box N-7757 Nassau,
Bahamas.



ARGOSA CORP. INC.
(Liquidator)


Legal Notice
NOTICE

VARIATIONS CORP.

(In Voluntary Liquidation)


Notice is hereby given that the above named
Company is in dissolution, which commenced
on the 18th day of April 2008. The Liquidator
is Argosa Corp. Inc., P. 0. Box N-7757 Nassau,
Bahamas.



ARGOSA CORP. INC.
(Liquidator)



Legal Notice
NOTICE

GOLD RIVER SLOPES INC.

(In Voluntary Liquidation)


Notice is hereby given that the above named
Company is in dissolution, which commenced
on the 15th day of May 2008. The Liquidator
is Argosa Corp. Inc., P. 0. Box N-7757 Nassau,
Bahamas.



ARGOSA CORP. INC.
(Liquidator)



Legal Notice
NOTICE

GROSDEAUD LTD.

(In Voluntary Liquidation)


Notice is hereby given that the above named
Company is in dissolution, which commenced
on the 25th day of March 2008. The Liquidator
is Argosa Corp. Inc., P. 0. Box N-7757 Nassau,
Bahamas.



ARGOSA CORP. INC.
(Liquidator)


TECHNOLOGY
COMPArNY I IM17Flt

will be closed on

Friday, 11th July, 2008

due to our annual

"FUN DAY"

We apologized for any

inconvenience caused


H A L S B LI RY

CHAMBERS
Counsel and Attorneys-at-Law
Notaries Public


will be CLOSED
on
Friday, 11th July, 2008
due to the observance of the
Firm's Annual "Fun Day".


The office will
RE-OPEN
on
Monday, 14th July, 2008.


We regret any inconvenience
caused.


PAGE 4B, FRIDAY, JULY 11, 2008


THE TRIBUNE








THE TRIBUNE


I I IL.//-%I jULI-. I I .UU I r'.I %.,Ll.. .,


BAHAMIAN OLYMPIC ATHLETES RECEIVE THEIR DEBIT CARDS Pictured Seated (1-r): Michael Munnings, senior manager, marketing
and public relations, Scotiabank; Barry Malcolm, managing director; Wayde Christie, vice-president, retail banking. Rear: Adrian Griffith,
Rodney Greene, Sasha Rolle, Dominic Demeritte, Derrick Atkins, Leevan Sands.



Scotiabank unveils its



Visa-linked debit card


SCOTIABANK has launched its Sco-
tiaCard debit card, allowing its customers
to shop at any place Visa is accepted.
"The ScotiaCard with Visa Debit pro-
vides customers with the convenience of
doing their banking and their shopping
with a single debit card," said Barry Mal-
colm, Managing Director, Scotiabank
(Bahamas). "Customers can use their
new cards to pay for a wide variety of
goods and services, from groceries and
restaurants to hotels and airlines, min-
imising the need to carry cash or cheques.
That adds up to 14 million locations
worldwide.
"We are also very excited about the
new opportunities that our card will give
customers who prefer to shop online, by
mail or by phone. The ScotiaCard is the


only card customers need for an easy,
fast and safe way to pay."
Customers can continue using their
ScotiaCard to access their bank accounts
at any Scotiabank branch or at automat-
ed teller machines (ATMs) across the
Bahamas. Now they will also have access
to over 900,000 Visa/Plus branded bank
machines worldwide.
The Scotiacard with Visa Debit also
has the added benefit of ScotiaCard Pro-
tect. This benefit that will be provided
free of charge to all holders of the Scoti-
aCard with Visa Debit, will insure items
bought with the ScotiaCard against theft
and damage. In addition, tickets for an
airplane, ship, train or bus, will be cov-
ered for travel accident insurance.
Scotiabank customers are encouraged


Legal Notice
NOTICE


KCP GROUP LIMITED


.fIm !, \,.. r it -tb" r._
Notice is hereby given that in.accordance with section 138
(8) of the International Business Companies Act 2000,
the dissolution of KCP GROUP LIMITED has been com-
pleted; a Certificate of Dissolution has been issued and the
Company has therefore been struck off the Register.



ARGOSA CORP. INC.
(Liquidator)


Legal Notice
NOTICE


SAUVIGNON HOLDINGS LTD.


I/-

Notice is hereby given that in accordance with section 138
(8) of the International Business Companies Act 2000, the
dissolution of SAUVIGNON HOLDINGS LTD. has been
completed; a Certificate of Dissolution has been issued and
the Company has therefore been struck off the Register.



ARGOSA CORP. INC.
(Liquidator)


Legal Notice
NOTICE


SAMCOLE FAMILY HOLDING INC.




Notice is hereby given that in accordance with section 138
(8) of the International Business Companies Act 2000, the
dissolution of SAMCOLE FAMILY HOLDING INC. has
been completed; a Certificate of Dissolution has been is-
sued and the Company has therefore been struck off the
Register.


ARGOSA CORP. INC.
(Liquidator)


to visit their branch, where the Bank will
replace their existing card, free of charge.
Customers must provide their existing
ScotiaCard and two pieces of identifica-
tion.
Scotiabank has been in the Bahamas
since 1956, and has 20 branches and units.
The bank has 656 employees in the
Bahamas.
Scotiabank has been part of the
Caribbean and Central America since
1889. It is now the leading bank in the
region, with operations in 26 countries,
including affiliates.
The bank has some 12,081 employees
in the region, serving more than two mil-
lion customers, with 437 branches
and about 919 automated banking
machines.


Legal Notice
NOTICE


BIG BOOM MANAGEMENT LTD.




Notice is hereby given that in accordance with section 138
(8) of the International Business Companies Act 2000, the
dissolution of BIG BOOM MANAGEMENT LTD. has
been completed; a Certificate of Dissolution has been is-
sued and the Company has therefore been struck off the
Register.


ARGOSA CORP. INC.
(Liquidator)


Legal Notice
NOTICE


TOYBRIDGE KEEL INVESTMENTS LTD.




Notice is hereby given that in accordance with section 138
(8) of the International Business Companies Act 2000,
the dissolution of TOYBRIDGE KEEL INVESTMENTS
LTD. has been completed; a Certificate of Dissolution has
been issued and the Company has therefore been struck off
the Register.


ARGOSA CORP. INC.
(Liquidator)


Legal Notice
NOTICE


EARTH TRIBE LIMITED




Notice is hereby given that in accordance with section
138 (8) of the International Business Companies Act
2000, the dissolution of EARTH TRIBE LIMITED has
been completed; a Certificate of Dissolution has been is-
sued and the Company has therefore been struck off the
Register.


ARGOSA CORP. INC.
(Liquidator)


Legal Notice
NOTICE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN as follows:
(a) COSSYRA FUND LTD. is in dissolution under the provisions of
the International Business Companies Act 2000.
(b) The Dissolution of said Company commenced on July 9, 2008
when its Articles of Dissolution were submitted and registered by
the Registrar General.
(c) The liquidator of the said company is Lakeisha Collie of 2nd Terrace
West, Centreville, Nassau, Bahamas.
(d) All persons having Claims against the above-named Company are
required on or before the 11th day of August, 2008 to send their
names and addresses and particulars of their debts or claims to the
Liquidator of the company or, in default thereof, they may be excluded
from the benefit of any distribution made before such debts are proved.
JULY 11, 2008
LAKEISHA COLLIE
LIQUIDATOR OF THE ABOVE-NAMED COMPANY



Legal Notice
NOTICE

QUID STAIRCASE HOLDING LTD.

(In Voluntary Liquidation)


Notice is hereby given that the above named
Company is in dissolution, which commenced
on the 31st day of March 2008. The Liquidator
is Argosa Corp. Inc., P. 0. Box N-7757 Nassau,
Bahamas.




ARGOSA CORP. INC.
(Liquidator)



Legal Notice
NOTICE


SIROCCO VENTURES LTD.




Notice is hereby given that in accordance with section 138
(8) of the International Business Companies Act 2000,
the dissolution of SIROCCO VENTURES LTD. has been
completed; a Certificate of Dissolution has been issued and
the Company has therefore been struck off the Register.



ARGOSA CORP. INC.
(Liquidator)


Legal Notice
NOTICE

STABLE PREMIUM

INVESTMENTS LIMITED



Notice is hereby given that in accordance with section 138
(8) of the International Business Companies Act 2000,
the dissolution of STABLE PREMIUM INVESTMENTS
LIMITED has been completed; a Certificate of Dissolution
has been issued and the Company has therefore been struck
off the Register.


ARGOSA CORP. INC.
(Liquidator)


BUSINESS I


'Many' real estate sales delayed by Gazette wait

FROM page one
of residence.
Mr Ingraham said during the Budget debate: "The amend-
ment to the Real Property Tax Act removes the cap of $35,000
as the maximum tax payable on real property valued over
$3.75 million, and provides for a reduced tax of 3/4 of 1 per cent
(reduced from 1 per cent) for homes valued at $5 million or
more.
"These revenue measures will have a significant impact.
We expect the extensive changes to Stamp Tax and to the Real
Property Tax Act to enable middle class home owners to
enter into the housing market, to shop around for the most
inexpensive mortgages, and to assist them to develop their own
principal residence."
Meanwhile, Mr Lowe said the business community was also
upset with the way the increased work permit fees had been
introduced.
He added that work permits approved before July 1, 2008,
and carrying an approval stamp dated before then, but not
received before July 1, were being charged the new, higher fees
and not the rate quoted on the approval letter.
Mr Lowe said that like Customs, it appeared that Immigra-
tion was applying the new work permit fees retroactively,
while an increase in the application fee from $25 to $100 had
also incensed some.











AP AF AR FRIDAY JIll Y 11 2008


THE TRIBUNE


Lot No. 3 Yamacraw
Beach Estates
All that lot of land having an area of 10,000 sq ft, being lot
no. 3 in Yamacraw Beach Estates, in the said subdivision
situated in the eastern district of New Providence Bahamas.
Located on the subject property is a single-storey triplex
building comprising of 3 units with two 2-bedrooms, 1-
bathroom, living, dining, kitchen apartments unit and one
unit being used as a barber and beauty salon, the land is
on a grade and level; however the site appears to be
sufficiently elevated to disallow the possibility of flooding
during annual heavy rainy periods of the year.
Appraisal: $313,016.00
Traveling south on Fox Hill Road, go pass Yamacraw Hill Road and Joe Farrington Road. The subject
property is located on the left hand side of Fox Hill road painted white trimmed brown.

Eleuthera Island Shores Subdivision LOT
NO.1, BLOCK NO. 45,
iELEUTHERA ISLAND SHORES
All that piece parcel or lot of land having an area of
S, 9,644 sq. ft. being lot #1 in block 45, Section "E" in
the subdivision called and known as Eleuthera Island
Shores Subdivision, situated in the vicinity of Hatchet
.. Bay Harbour, on the island of Eleuthera, one of the
islands of the Commonwealth of The Bahams. This
approximately 14 yrs old and is abandoned. There is
a wooden landing approximately 7-4" wide by 20'-
0" on the upper level, approximately 1,610 sq. ft. of
enclosed living space, with 3-bedrooms, 2-bathrooms, front room, dining room, den, kitchen, and utility room. The
wooden porch on the upper level is approximately 148sq. ft. There is also a water cistern under the dining room floor
area. All utilities and services available. ,
Appraisal: $151,007.00
This property is situated in Eleuthera Island Shores.
LOT NO. 1 WESTERN SHORES-
All that lot of land having an area of 7,389 sq. ft., being
lot #1 of the Subdivision known as Western Shores Phase
II, the said Subdivision situated in the Western District of
... New Providence, Bahamas. Located on the subject property
--- B B H is a single structure comprising of a single family residence
*r consisting of approximately 2,430 sq. ft. of enclosed living
S B space. The residence comprises of 3-bedroom with closets,
.. 2 1/2 bathrooms, living/dining rooms, study, kitchen, utility
room, porch and enclosed garage with electronic door. The
land appears to be sufficiently elevated to disallow the
possibility of flooding during annual heavy rainy periods
.: of the year. The grounds are fairly well kept with
improvements including driveway, walkway and swimming
pool. The yard is enclosed with walls.
Appraisal: $753,570.00
Traveling west on West Bay Street. Go pass Orange Hill and Indigo Subdivisions, the house is located on the left near
Tusculum Subdivision and painted all white.


(Lot No. 62, Lower Bogue) ELEUTHERA
,,f u -All that piece parcel or lot of land and improvements, in
the settlement of Lower Bogue, North Eleuthera, being
.... .- .. "' No. 62, comprising of about 34,210 sq. ft., this site
SIIIU encompasses a 12 year old single storney home comprising
of 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, front room, dining, breakfast
'f"ttltoroom, kitchen and laundry room, with a total living area
of approximately 2,342.06. Property also includes a double
>;:' car garage, and front entrance with a total sq. ft. of
approximately 655.75. This home is approximately 85%
completed. The property is well landscaped with crab
grass, fiascos and some fruit trees.
f " '" Appraisal: $229,426.00
This property is situated on the western side of Eleuthera
Highway in the settlement of Lower Bogue.


SDUNDAS TOWN (ABACO)
S 3 two bed, 1 bath fourplex 9,000 sq. ft., lot no. 18b with
-ar'aea for a small shbp Age 12 years the land is a portion
S'- of one of the Dundas Town Crown Allotment parcels
r' M. stretching from Forest Drive to Front Street, being just
. .... under a quarter acre in size and on the lowside. A concrete
block structure, with asphalt shingle roof and L-shape in
design with a total length of 70x26 ft, plus 50 x 22 ft.,
2,920 sq. ft., the interior walls are concrete blocks, ceiling
is sheet rock and the floors of vinyl tiles.
Appraisal: $265,225.00

LOT NO. 12, BLOCK 3, MILLER'S HEIGHTS
All that of land having an area of 7,500 sq. ft., being lot
12, of the subdivision known and designated as Millar's
Heights, situated in the Southwestern district of New
Providence, Bahamas. This property is comprised of a 25
yr old single family residence consisting of approximately
2,375 sq. ft of enclosed living space with three 2-bedrooms,
1-bathroom, living/dining rooms, and kitchen apartment
complex. The land is on a grade and level and appear to
be sufficiently elevated to disallow the possibility of flooding
|during annual heavy rainy periods. The grounds are fairly
kept, with improvements including parking area, walking
pathway and low shrubs. The yard is enclosed with chain linked fencing at the back and southern sides.
Appraisal: $239,500.00
Traveling west on Carmichael Road, enter West Avenue, on the South side immediately after Topps Laundromat. Take
first right which is Wimpole St., go around the curve on the left which is London Avenue, traveling south on London
Avenue the subject property is the 9th building on the right before the T, Junction (high street) the subject building is
an L shape triplex, painted green, trimmed white.


ELEUTHERA LOT NO. 90-D, LOWER BOGUE
All that piece parcel or lot of land containing 42,616 sq. ft. and being
.--a Lot # 90-D on a survey plan situated in the settlement of Lower Bogue
'. m y --" on the island of Eleuthera, this site encompasses a commercial building
| ;. : ....-R -'" consisting of a restaurant and disco that is approximately 13 yrs old,
.... ** with a total sq. ft. of approximately 4,852.12, which includes male &
female rest rooms, stage area, 2-dressing rooms, dining room, commercial
kitchen and storage improvements also includes a 660.4 sq, ft, front
veranda, 752 sq, ft, concrete walk-ways, and 192 sq, ft, back porch.
This building is central air-conditioned.
Appraisal: $490,671.00
This property is situated on the western side of the main Eleuthera
Highway & approximately 2,219 ft. northerly of Four-For-Nothing Road, in the settlement of Lower Bogue North
Eleuthera. All utilities and services available.


LOT NO. 1490 GOLDEN GATES SECTION 2
... "All that lot of land having an area of 6,000 sq. ft.
being lot no. 1490 of the subdivision known and
I . .. '.?"!.'^ t J- ,I ,.;A'L. designated as Golden Gates, the said subdivision
situated in the southwestern district of New
S'' Providence, bahamas. This property is comprised
S ; of a 25 yer old single family residence consisting of
S approximately 2,480 sq. ft. of enclosed living space
with three bedrooms, three bathrooms, living, dining
rooms and kitchen. The land is on a grade and level,
however the site appears to be sufficiently elevated
to disallow the possibility of flooding during annual heavy rainy periods of the year. The grounds are fairly kept, ith improvements
including driveway, walkway and low shrubs. Yard is enclosed on one side wth a 5 foot chain linked fencing and a low cement
block wall to the front.
Appraisal: $162,400.00
Traveling west on Carmichael Road turn left then right onto the service road opposite Bahamas Faith Ministries Complex, then
first left again after passing clico and pre-school. The subject house
___ is the btn house le n painted green trimmed white.
LOT NO. 2 MORIGOLD FARM
S- ... SUBDIVISION

S' All that lot of land having an area of approximately 5,638 sq. ft.
being lot No. 2 of the subdivision known as Marigold Farm
Subdivision, the said subdivision situated in the Eastern District
of New Providence and located Lumumba Lane North off Marigold
Road situated on the property is a year old single storey residence
consisting of 3 bedrooms, 2 & 1/2 bathrooms, living, dining, kitchen
and utility room. The Land is on a grade and level and appears
to be sufficiently elevated to disallow the possibility of flooding. The property is open from the front but has chain
linked fencing at the sides and back.
Appraisal: $197,107.60
Take Joe Farrington Road heading east, turn onto Marigold Farm Road go pass Marigold Farms, then turn right onto
Lumumba Lane, go almost to the middle of the corner and the subject property is about the eight house on the right
hand side of the road.

Westward Villas
All that lot of land having an area of 7,500 sq ft, being lot 56wof the subdivision known
'-i" as Westward Villas, the said subdivision is situated in the western district of new
providence bahamas. This property is comprised of an approximately 42yrs old single
I." family residence consisting of approximately 1,375 sq. ft of enclosed living space.
The residence comprises 3-bedrooms, 2-bathrooms, living/dining room, family
i room, kitchen and laundry room, ventilation is supplied by central
air-conditioning and ceiling fans. the land is on a grade and level; however the site
'. appears to be sufficiently elevated to disallow the possibility of flooding during annual
heavy rainy periods, the yard is enclosed with chain linked fencing and is overgrown
with various trees and shrubs.
Appraisal: $250,188.00
Travelling west on West Bay Street to the roundabout at Prospect Ridge Drive, take the first corner on the right, and the subject property
will be the 2nd on the left side, white trimmed white [behind many trees]


KENNEDY SUBDIVISION (NASSAU) .
Lot No. 21 all utilities available 10 year old single story
Dorsettevillhouse, 3 bedroom 2 bathroom, living room, dining area,
n.--'-'-l 'family room, kitchen, study, laundry and an entry porch.
Appraisal: $188,406.00
Heading west along Soldier Road take main entrance to
Sof thKennedy Subdivision know n as Dorsetheleft, thers take the 1st corner
"'..'...;. . . ion the sout t hen 1st right, house is second on your right
with garage.

Dorsetteville, Bamboo Town
Investment Opportunity Must Sell Lot No. 51
All that lot of land having an area of 5,000 sq ft, being lot no. 51,
-of the subdivision known as Dorsetteville, the said subdivision situated
in the southern district of New Providence Bahamas. Located on
-. the subject property is a structure comprising of an approximately
'. 20yr old duplex apartment comprising of approximately 1,641
, .-' sq. ft. of enclosed living space which includes two 2-bedrooms, 1-
.'W u.,. ... bath, kitchen, living & dining rooms units. and an approximately
S.. 9yr old one bedroom apartment building comprising eof 382 sq.
.... . ft. with bath, kitchen, living/dinirrg'room. the land is on a grade
:" and level; the site appears to be sufficiently elevated to disallow
the possibility of flooding during annual heavy rainy periods of the
year. The grounds are fairly kept with improvements of concrete
parking area & concrete walkways around the premises. The yard is enclosed with chained linked fencing at the sides
and back.
Appraisal: $202,225.40
Traveling south on East Street from Soldier Road, turn right at Porky's Service Station [Victoria Blvd]. Travel pass the third
corner on the left, the subject property will be the 9th on the left side. Painted green trim white.

Investment Opportunity Must Sell Lot No.
"M 217 Pinewood Gardens Subdivision
All that lot of land having an area of 5,000 sq ft, being Lot
No. 217 of the Subdivision known as Pinewood Gardens, the
; . f said subdivision situated in the Southern District of New
S Providence Bahamas. Located on this property is a structure
S... comprising of an approximately 20 yr old single family residence
consisting of 992 sq. ft of enclosed living space with 3-
bedrooms, 1-bathroom, living/dining rooms, kitchen, drive
way and walk way. The land is on a grade and level and
appears to be sufficiently elevated to disallow the possibility
of flooding. The grounds are fairly kept and yard is open.
Appraisal: $127,988.00
Traveling south on East Street to the junction of Soldier Road, make a left at the light then turn right into Kennedy
Subdivision, go all the way to T-junction, turn right then first left then right again toward Mount Tabor Church building,
after passing Mount Tabor take first left sapodillaa blvd), the subject house is about 400 yards on the right painted yellow
trimmed green, with green and white door.

ELEUTHERA
Lot No. 117, Lower Bogue
All that piece parcel or lot of land and improvements
containing 14,091 sq. ft. and being lot # 117, situated on
Skyline Drive, in the settlement of Lower Bogue on the Island
S" I Wof Eleuthera, this site encompasses a single story structure
--- still under construction and comprising of 3-bedrooms, 2-
S' bathrooms, living room, dining room, kitchen, and garage,
T with a total living area of approximately 1,431.3. property
also includes a covered front porch with a total sq. ft. of
approximately 103.5 sq. ft. this structure is approximately
S. .* 65 % completed and is a new construction.
Appraisal: $127,399.00.
This property is situated on Skyline Drive in the settlement of Lower Bogue North Eleuthera.


MUTTON FISH POINT NORTH ELEUTHERA
All that piece, parcel or lot of vacant land containing 44,714 sq. ft., and designated "E" which forms a portion of land known as "Mutton Fish Point" situated about two miles northwestward of the settlement of Gregory Town on the island of
Eleuthera, one of the islands of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, and is bounded and abutting as follows:- Northwardly by the land now or formerly the property of Coridon Limited, and running thereon for a distance of 393.13 hundredth ft.;
outwardly by a 30' wide road reservation and running thereon for a distance of 402.57 hundredth ft; eastwardly by the main Queen's Highway and running thereon for a distance of 109.73 hundredth ft; westwardly by land now or formerly the
property of Caridon Limited and running thereon for a distance of 110.75 hundredth ft. this property having an area of approximately 44,714 sq. ft. this neighbourhood is zoned commercial/residential development and is quiet, peaceful and has
a topography of approximately 2 ft. with all utilities and services available.
APPRAISAL: $51,421.00


Island Harbour Beach, Exuma
All that parcel or lot of vacant land containing 10,000 (80'X 100') sq. ft. being Lot No. 9, Block 2, Island Harbour Beach LOT NO. 10B, PALMETTO POINT
Subdivision situated the western most portion of the Hermitage Estate, Little Exuma Bahamas. The property is located All that piece, parcel or lot of vacant land containing 9,000 sq. ft., and being Lot No. 10B situated North of Ingraham's
on an unpaved road known as Stocking Road. The property also has a commanding view of the ocean. Pond and Eastwardly of North Palmetto Point, on the island of Eleuthera, one of the islands of the Commonwealth of the
Appraisal: $80,000.00 Bahamas, and is bounded and abutting as follows:- on the north by Lot No. 3B and running thereon for a distance of (90)
ft; on the East by Lot No. 11 B and running thereon for a distance of (100) ft; on the south by a 20' wide road reservation
and running thereon (90) ft on the west by Lot No. 9B running thereon for a distance of (100) Ft, the said Lot is overgrown
with shrubs and is in close proximity of a white sandy beach. This neighborhood is zoned residential development and
is quiet and peaceful with a topography of approximately 50ft and because of this there is no danger of flooding. The area
Rainbow Subdivision Lot No. 3, Block 27 is approximately 80% developed with all utilities and services available.
All that vacant lot of land having an area of approximately 14,052.59 sq. ft. being lot no. 3, block 27, section b, of Rainbow APPRAISAL: $72,000.00
Subdivision with residential zoning. This property is bounded about 103.44 ft north by Queens Highway, and 137.02
ft. East and about 99.94, ft south of Rainbow Hill Circle. 139.91 ft West. All utilities and services available.
Appraisal: $40,328.00


MUTTON FISH POINT NORTH ELEUTHERA
All that piece, parcel or tract of land containing 1 acre situated about two miles northwestward of the settlement of Gregory
Town on the island of Eleuthera, one of the islands of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, and is bounded and abutting
as follows:- Northwestwardly by the main Queens Highway and is running thereon for a distance of 125.462 feet
northwestwardly by the land now of formerly the property of Coridon Limited, and running thereon for a distance of 390.274
hundredth ft.; southwestwardly by a 30' wide road reservation and running thereon for a distance of 128.128 hundredth
ft; southeastwardly by the land now or formerly the property of the Venor and running thereon for a distance of 322.955
hundredth ft. This property having an area of approximately 44,847.76 sq. ft. This neighbourhood is zoned commercial
development and is quiet and peaceful with a topography of approximately 2 ft. with all utilities and services available.
APPRAISAL: $51,421.00
This lot is vacant land and is located in the area known as "Mutton Fish Point"


MUTTON FISH POINT NORTH ELEUTHERA
All that piece, parcel or lot of vacant land and improvements containing approximately 44,587 sq. ft. and designated "F"
which forms a portion of land known as "Mutton Fish Point" situated about two miles northwestward of the settlement
of Gregory Town on the island of Eleuthera, one of the islands of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, and bounded and
abutting as follows:- Northwardly by the land now or formerly the property of Coridon Limited, and running thereon for
a distance of 383.56 hundredth ft; southwardly by land now or formerly the property of Caridon Limited and running
thereon for a distance of 393-19 hundredth ft. eastwardly by the main Queen's Highway and running thereon for a distance
of 113.40 hundredth ft. westwardly by land now or formerly the property of Coridon Limited and running thereon for a
distance of 113.40 hundredth ft. this neighbourhood is zoned commercial/residential development and is quiet, peaceful
and has a topography of approximately 2 ft. with all utilities and services available.
APPRAISAL: $51,276.00


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I-. ** WINTON MEADOWS (Lot No. 382)
S,. All that piece parcel or lot of land having an area of 8,300 sq. ft. being lot No. 382 situated in the subdivision known as Winton Meadows, the said
subdivision situated in the Eastern District of the Island of New Providence, Bahamas. This property is comprised of a 24 year old single family
residence with an attached efficiency (formerly the carport) consisting of approximately 2,675 sq. ft. of enclosed living area, front porch-198 sq. ft.,
'' back patio-380. The building is a two storey house. Besides the efficiency apartment, the house is comprised of 3-bedrooms, 3-bathrooms, inclusive
of a master bedroom suite upstairs. Foyer, front room, dining room, family room, powder room, utility room, breakfast nook and kitchen downstairs.
Climate control is provided by ducted central air conditioning, with air circulation enhanced by ceiling fans and other amenities. Quality of construction:
Average. Standard of maintenance: Average. Effective age: seven years (7) the land is on flat terrain; however the site appears to be sufficiently
S. .i elevated to disallow the possibility of flooding under normal weather condition, including annual heavy rainy periods. The grounds are well kept,
with improvements including neatly maintained lawns with flowering trees, and a concrete garden/storage shed, which is located in the backyard.
The yard is enclosed along the sides with chain-link fencing, and concrete block walls that are topped with metal railings, and metal gates at the

APPRAISAL: $365,000.00

Traveling east on Prince Charles Drive, pass the streetlight at Fox Hill Road until you get to Meadows Boulevard, turn right onto Meadows Boulevard, go south and take the 4th left, then 1st right. The subject
house is the 2nd house on the left side painted beige trimmed white.

MURPHY TOWN ABACO
- Alll that parcel of land having an approximate area of 9,000 sq ft, located on the above mentioned lot is a single family wooden structure, 25ft by 40
Sft with asphalt shingled roof. This house is approximately 15 yr old and comprising of 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, living/dining area and kitchen.
This house is in need of some serious repairs. The future life of this house depends on the repairs that will be carried out. Without repairs it is not
more than about 5 years. If upgrading and maintenance is carried out it could be longer the land rises above road level, to a height in excess of
approximately 15ft above sea level, with no likelihood of flooding in a hurricane.
Appraisal: $72,250.00
This house is located off the main Murphy Town Road about 150 ft to the Northeast of the corner and is painted blue trimmed White.




Lot No. 9, Workers Bank Subdivision
-' All that lot of land being Lot No. 9, in the subdivision known as Workers Bank Subdivision situated in the western district of New Providence,
Bahamas. Having an area of approximately 5,600 sq. ft. located on the subject property is a 3 year old single storey single family residence comprising
of approximately 1,220 sq., ft of enclosed living space and consisting of 3-bedrooms with closets, 2 bathrooms, living, dining and kitchen, ventilation
is provided by ceiling fans.

Appraisal: $176,494.50
Travelling west on Harrold Road pass the round about of Sir Milo Butler Highway & take the 1st comer left between The Testing & Valuation
building & The Workers Laundrymat, travel over the hill & the subject property will be located on the right side of the street painted all white.




Lot No. 359, Elizabeth Estates
All that lot of land being Lot No. 359, in the subdivision known as Elizabeth Estates situated in the eastern district of New Providence, Bahamas &
having an area of approximately 5,000 sq. ft. located on the subject property is a 22 year old single family residence comprising of approximately
..- 871 sq, ft of enclosed living space consisting of 3-bedrooms, 1-bathroom, living, dining, kitchen & laundry room. The land is flat but appears to be
sufficiently elevated to withstand the annual rain fall. The property is landscaped & contains low shrubs, flowering & fruit trees

A .Appraisal: $123,425.00
-d Travelling east on Prince Charles Drive, turn through the main entrance into Elizabeth Estates Commonwealth Blvd, travel all the way to Thelma
Gibson Primary School & turn right St. Vincent Ave. the subject property will be located on the next corner on the right side of Jamaica Ave & St.
.. Vincent Avenue painted all white.


SLot No, 4, Jimmy Hill, Great Exuma

All that piece parcel or lot of land comprising of Lot No. 4-(6.50 acres) situated in Jimmy Hill on the Island of Great Exuma, in The Bahamas. This
encompasses a single storey building of 8" L-L wood sitting' 3x8 concrete slabs with approximately 1,915 sq. ft. of enclosed living space and consisting
o' '- f 3-bedrooms, 2-bahrdoms, living/dihing and'kitchhn. The building appears to be structurally weak and in bad condition due to salt air exposure. It
S '.;S !i should be notes that the location of the residence close to the ocean warrants constant maintenance, this property is zonned multi family.
-.Appraisal: $1,363,631.20

~ ::. -~ *This property is located about 8 miles northwest of the principle settlement, George Town on the Island of Great Exuma.




Lot No. 313, Kennedy Subdivision
| All that lot of land being Lot No. 313, in the subdivision known as Kennedy Subdivision situated in the southern district of New Providence, Bahamas
& having an area of approximately 4,158 sq. ft. located on the subject property is an approximately 30 year old single family residence comprising
of approximately 845 sq, ft of enclosed living space consisting of 3-bedrooms, 1-bathroom, living, dining & kitchen. The land is on a grade & level;
however the site appears to be sufficiently elevated to dissallow the possibility of flooding during heavy rainy periods
4%. f Appraisal: $109,398.00

*s.:t'J'. Take the main entrance into Kennedy Subdivision from Soldier Road, travel all the way toward Pinewood Gardens, the take the last comer right
heading toward malcolm allotment the subject property will be the 5th house on the left side of the street painted light green trimmed dark green.



S[ Lot No. 2978/79, Sir Lynden Pindling Estates

all that lot of land being Lot No. 2978/79, in the subdivision known as Sir Lynden Pindling Estate situated in the southern district of New Providence,
Bahamas & having an area of approximately 5,000 sq. ft. located on the subject property is a 3 year old single family residence comprising of
approximately 845 sq., ft of enclosed living space consisting of 2-bedrooms, 1-bathroom, living, dining, kitchen & utility room. The land is on a
g grade & level; however the site appears to be sufficiently elevated to dissallow the possibility of flooding during heavy rainy periods

Appraisal: $134,508.00
Travelling east on Charles Saunders Highway, turn through Lady Maguerite Pindling Ave. take the 2nd comer left then Ist left- Michelle Ave. the
Subject property will be about the 13th house on the right side of the street painted all yellow.


BLACKWOOD, ABACO


All that lot of land having an area of approximately 258,064 sq. ft. This property is yet to reach its highest and best use.
It is ideally suited to single or multi-family development as is the nature of surrounding properties within the community.
The site may also serve well as a commercial site as the area remains un-zoned the property remains largely in its original
state. It is covered with low brush and broad leaf coppice vegetation intersperse with broad strands of mature Yellow
Pine indigenous to the area. The property is well drained and represents no immediate flooding danger under normal
conditions.
APPRAISAL: $219,354.40
The subject property is vacant and is situated at the Southeastern entrance of the Community of Blackwood, Abaco. The
property is undivided and comprises approximately 6 acres of a larger tract of land of approximately 26 acres.



Lot B, Wilson Street, Rock Crusher
All that lot of land having an area of 10,498 sq ft, being lot B, between the subdivision known as Rock
Crusher and in the vicinity of Perpall Tract situated in the western district of New Providence, Bahamas.
This property is zoned multi family/single family. Also located on this property is a structure comprising
of a duplex at foundation level under construction, and consisting of approximately 1,566 sq. ft. of enclosed
living space with a patio consisting of 270, sq. ft. the starter bars are in place and foundation poured.

Appraisal: $97,214.00
Traveling West on Farrington Road take a right after the P.L.P. headquarters, go about midways
through to Wilson Street, go though the corner all the way to the dead end. The property is located
behind the chain linked fence at the back of the yard.



NORTH ELEUTHERA HEIGHTS (ELEUTHERA)
Lot #20 approximately 11,200 sq. ft., and bounded on North by Early Settler Drive and South by Deal
Investment Ltd., this is a single family zoning and 50 ft., above sea level. This site encompasses a foundation
with plumbing and roughing inplace and well compacked quarry fill. The concrete floor has not been poured
as yet. The foundation is 2,511 sq. ft. Lot #20 situated 1.5 miles east wardly of the Bluff Settlement. The
said lot is vacant and a hill over looking the Atlantic Ocean.

Appraisal: $41,275.00


Lot No. 1036 Garden Hills Estates

All that lot of land having an area of 5,989 sq ft, being Lot No. 1036 of the subdivision known as Garden
Hills Estates, a said subdivision situated in the southern district of New Providence, Bahamas. This property
is vacant land and is zonned residential single family. The subject property is severely sloping downwards

Appraisal: $65,000.00
Travelling west on the East West Highway, take the 2nd entrance left into Garden Hills Estates next to Hillside
Mission Baptist Church, travel up the hill on Edelweis Ave to Orange blossom ave. mak a right on orange
Blossom Ave & the subject property is the 2nd on the left side.

Eleuthera Lot No. 15, North Palmetto Point
All that piece parcel or lot of land containing 22,316 sq. ft. being a portion of a 25.166 acre tract "A" &
being lot # 15 in a development known as Spanish Main situated in the settlement of Palmetto Point on
the Island of Eleuthera, one of the Islands of The Bahamas. This area is complete with all utilities and
services available.
Appraisal: $65,832.00
This property is situatedat Spanish Main just off the Bank Road North Palmetto Point South Eleuthera
district.
Lot No. 62 Hillside Park Estates
All that lot of land having an area of 7,200 sq ft, being Lot No. 62 of the subdivision known as Hillside
Park Estates, a said subdivision situated in the eastern district of New Providence Bahamas. this property
is vacant land and is zonned single family-residential. The subject property is presently undeveloped but
has a foundation dug and is elevated.

Appraisal: $82,000.00
Travelling east on bernard road to Kingsway Academy School, take the comer on the right directly opposite
the school, travel over the hill & the subject property is the 2nd on the left side.

Lot B,'Marigold Farm Road Allotment 67

All that lot of vacant land having an area of 1,173 acres and being referred to as the plot. the property is lot No. B and
is situated on Marigold Farm Road in the area known as Allotment 67, a subdivision situated in the south eastern district
of New Providence Bahamas. This property is zoned multi family.
Appraisal: $290,000.00
Traveling from Joe Farrington Road onto Marigold Farm Road heading south. The subject is th 2nd to last property
on the left hand side of the road near the pond.


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Lot 23A, Block KN, John Wentworth Avenue, Unit 1
BAHAMIA NORTH SUBDIVISION
FREEPORT GRAND BAHAMA Appraisal: $718,000.00


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Located on this Multi Family lot of 23,564 square feet are two
incomplete buildings. Single story Triplex of 3,502 square feet
inclusive of Living and dining area with full service kitchen three
bedrooms inclusive of Master bedroom and two bathrooms per unit.
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LOT 238 SUN CLOSE
SUNSHINE PARK
Located on this 4,200 square feet
single/multi family property is a 20-
year-old building of T-111 wood with
concrete floor, consisting approxi-
mately 2,198 square feet of enclosed
space. The structure was formerly
used as a retail store and storage
facility.


Appraisal: $136,000.00


Directions: From Golden Gates Shopping Centre, Baillou Hill Road. Take the third
corner on the Right after passing Farmer's Market. Take the second Right then
First right (Sun Close) subject is the fourth property on the Right white trimmed
black.


Lot No. 37 BLOCK 33, CHURCHILL COURT,
BAHAMIA MARINA & BAHAMIA 4 SUBDIVISION,
FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA Appraisal: $337,000.00


Lot 67 Block 7
BAHAMIA WEST REPLAT
Located on this .30 of an acre
property is a newly built 1,900
square feet of living space single
family dwelling comprising an
entrance porch, four bedrooms,
two bathrooms and kitchen; a
living, dining, powder and laundry
room with adequate closet and
storage space.


Lot 12 Block 13 Unit 2
GREENING GLADE
FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA
Located on this .35 of an acre
property is a sixteen-year-old
single family residence
comprising four bedrooms, two
bathrooms, living, dining,
storage, utility and laundry
rooms; there is a foyer, kitchen
and den. The total area of living
space is 3,016 square feet.


Appraisal: $219,614.00


Appraisal: $254,355.00


LOT No. 13, BLOCK KN,. UNIT 1
BAHAMIA NORTH SUBDIVISION Appraisal: $40,000.00
The property has an area of 13,027 square feet or .30 of an acre.




EMERALD BAY SUBDIVISION Unit 2 Block 43
Lot Numbers 23, 24, 25, 26 & 27
DEBEN LANE FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA
Appraisal: Lot 23 $37,000.00, Lots 24-27 $35,000.00 ea.

Each lot is vacant and irregular in shape and contains an area of 18,278
square feet. The lots are Multifamily zoned.


DERBY


All that lot of land having an area of 16,533 sq. ft. being lot No. 37 of
the subdivision known and designated as Bahamia Marina and
Bahamia Section 4 Subdivision, Freeport, Grand Bahama. Located on
this property is a structure comprising a 3 year old duplex structure
which covers approximately (3,058) square feet. Apartment
consisting of two 2-bedrooms, 2-bathroom with private Jacuzzi in
master bath, spacious living and dining room, full service kitchen, a
laundry and utility room, foyer/hallway with linen and storage closet.
The property is fully secured by six foot plastic coated chain-link
fence runs along the side and rear and adjoins the painted 4 foot
wall, with 5 foot pillars at front with electronic gate.
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Lot 96 HUDSON ESTATES


Appraisal: $116,190.00


Located on this 72x102 feet property is a 16 years old single
family dwelling comprising 1,490 square feet Of living space. This
includes, a living, dining and laundry room, kitchen, three
bedrooms, two bathrooms, a garage and entrance porch.


Lot 188 SCOTT AVE, EAST SECTION 1 SUBDIVISION,
FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA Appraisal: $140,000.00
The subject lot is
approximately 12,322 square
feet. Situated on this
property is a single story
single family dwelling of
2,800 square feet of living
space. This includes a small
front porch, a large foyer, a
. -, "sunken living room with
fireplace and chimney, a
dining area, a full service
-. kitchen, a family room with
adjoining laundry and
storage room. A hallway with linen closets, a hallway bathroom. Three
auxiliary bedrooms with closets and a master bedroom with walk-in
closet and private bathroom.


UNIT 3, BLOCK 10, LOT 11 (CANAL LOT)
FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA Appraisal: $96,000.00
All that piece, parcel or lot land being Block 10, Lot 11 of Derby
Subdivision. The land is vacant, rectangular in shape, on level
ground and is on a canal. Contains approximately 11,250 sq. ft.
and is in a single family residential area.


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PORTION OF MURPHY TOWN
CROWN ALLOTMENT, MURPHY TOWN, ABACO
The property is 89 x 100 ft
and rectangular in shape. The
land is elevated
approximately 15 ft above
road level and approximately
25 ft above sea level.
Located on this property is a
twenty-year-old three
bedroom, two bathroom,
living, dining, kitchen and
laundry room house. The
structure requires much .
attention.


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EXUMA
CASTELRAG ESTATES, LOTS 129 & 130
EXUMA HARBOUR SUBDIVISION Appraisal: $673,075.00


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The subject property is located on Kingway Road and is developed
with an area of 20,000 square feet. Situated thereon is a residence
comprised of 3,645 square feet of living accommodations,
inclusive of 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, with laundry and utility spaces
and a two bedroom one bath guest cottage of 600 square feet. The
property is fenced with white picket fencing and has a Gazebo at
the highest portion of the property.


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half baths study, livingudining, family
room.
Location: From SuperValue West Bay, take
the first corner on the Right, Westridge
seventh on the right hand side of the road


Lot #18 BLOCK #27 VENIC
A mulltfamlly lot of 12,225 square f1
complete unit at the front comprlslin
of living space. A middle structure
living space that's 80% complete am
property up to belt course comprising
two bedrooms, one bathroom, living
areas and kitchen.

Directions: Travelling West on CarmIchael I
Bacardl Road. Travel South past Millar'
before reaching Bacardl. Turn Right onto
after passing the pond. Subject Is located
side of the road.











Lot #31 TWYNAM ESTATES
A single family property comprise
11,350 square feet.
Located on this property Is an 11-yc
old-single famllytwo storey resldei
comprising 3,794 square feet of li1
space.
The lower floor consist of living, din
and kitchen area, guest bedrooms
stairway, bathroom and other pul
areas. The upper floor contains i
bedrooms, one bathroom, Master Si
Inclusive of bedroom, bathroom
balcony.
Directions: Travelling East on Prince CharI
Proceed to the T-Junction, turn left, then an imr
End corner on the Right side of the road.


LOT No. 21B FRASER ALL
OFF SOLDIER ROAD










of sound construction and complex
comprises 2 bedrooms, one bath, a
second floor comprises two bedroom
Directions to property: Heading East on S
opposite Lowes Wholesale, 2nd to last ho


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Directions: From Balllou Hill Road hea(
take Malcolm Road heading East. Pass
painted white trimmed green.


Appraisal: $930,000.00


All that lot of land having an
,,:. area of 30000 square feet,
being lot Number 17 of the
W subdivision known as
q- Westridge Estates Addition.
Situate in the Western District
on the island of New
Providence.
Located on the subject
property is a newly con-
structed single storey structure
comprising 6,000 feet of living
space with a three Car Garage.
comprises five bedrooms, four and a
room, kitchen, laundry and generator
a the road heading west into Westridge, take
Drive. Subject property will be about the


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(town house) of 1626 square feet of
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appraisal: $303,000.00


The subject property
consisting of 8,400
square feet is
developed with a
split leveled home
with 1925 square feet
of floor area on the
ground floor, a porch
area of 437 square
feet and second floor
area of 735 square
feet. The building is
ted in its entirety. The ground floor
kitchen, dining and family room. The
ms, one bath, living and dining areas.
soldier Road, turn left onto first paved road
house on the road with chain linked fence.


Appraisal: $156,747.50
Lot 18, House #7, Malcolm Road
West having an area of 5,000 square
feet. Existing thereon is a 40-year-
old split leveled residence divided
into five (5) one bedroom, one
bathroom, apartments, four located
on the main floor and one on the
upper portion is made of durock and
is about 50% complete. The building
is in fair condition and is in serious
need of maintenance.
ding South pass S.C. McPherson School,
the first corner on the left to House #7


CANON JOHN PUGH ESTATES Appraisal: $183,000.00
All that piece parcel or lot of
4"*' land with an area of
approximately 5,393 squje. |
feet being lot number 1 of th-
subdivision known as Canon
SJohn Pugh Estates. Located on
the said property is a thro-s
year-old single family
residence of approximately 1,1
200 square feet of er-losed
living space with three
bedrooms, two bathrooms
living, dining, utility rooms ani
kitchen.
Directions: Travelling on Fox Hill Road North off Prince Charles, take first corner on
the left, go pass Fox Dale entrance, pass Freddie Munnings Estates towards Saint
Augustine's College, take first right, and the first right again, subject property is
located on the corner on the left side, painted olive green and white.


LOT 3395/96
SIR LYNDEN PINDLING ESTATES


Appraisal: $197,000.00


All that area of land having an
area of approximately 6,000
S ,, square feet being lot number
3395/96 in the subdivision
known as Sir Lynden Pindling
Estates situated in the
southern district of the Island
of New Providence.
Located on this property is a
S. three years old single family
residence consisting
: approximately 1,425 square
2..feet of living space inclusive of
three bedrooms, two
bathrooms, living, dining, utility rooms and kitchen.
Directions: Travelling east on Charles Saunders Highway turn onto Lady Marguriter
Pindling Avenue. Take the second comer on the left. Subject project will be the 15th
on the left painted orange, trimmed white.


LOT 907 PINEWOOD GARDENS SUBDIVISION
All that area of land having an area of approximately 5,000 square feet
being lot number 907.
Directions: From East Street South, take Sapodilla Boulevard, turn onto Wild Guava
Street, turn left onto Cascarilla Street. Continue travelling East. Subject property is
vacant lot between house 906 and 908.







Lot 5, Block 6, Unit 2


GREENING GLADE DRIVE
The subject lot contains an
approximate area of (17,789
sq. ft) seventeen thousand
seven hundred and eighty
nine sq. ft. or 41 of an acre.
Situated thereon is a single
storey, single family dwelling
of conventional concrete
blocks and poured concrete.


Appraisal: $245,827.00


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Accommodations are three bedrooms, three and a half baths,
living, dining, full service kitchen with centre island stove with a
snack counter opened into a family room, exiting to an opened
patio at the rear. Adjourning the patio is a study, laundry room and
single car garage. The structure contains approximately 2,567 sq.
ft of living space.
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PARCEL OF LAND & IMPROVEMENTS
GREGORY TOWN, NORTH ELEUTHERA
(Property in need of repairs)


Appraisal: 71,000.00


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All that piece parcel or lot of land containing 9,656 square feet situated
on the southern side of Queen's Highway in the settlement of Grc :-r'
Town, North Eleuthera. The subject property is on a hill an:,' s
rectangular in shape. Located on the property is a 42-year-old thice
bedrooms, one bathroom, living, dining and kitchen structure of
approximately 1,396 square feet with a front porch of 27 square feet.


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Lowe said. Apartvfrom Kelly's
(Freeport), those companies
include Bellevue Business Depot,
the Home Centre and Freeport
Jetwash.


LEGAL NOTICE

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COMPANIES ACT
(No.45 of 2000)


KINNAIRD GLENDALE LIMITED


Notice is hereby given that in accordance with Section 137 (8)
of the International Business Companies Act, No.45 of 2000,
the dissolution of KINNAIRD GLENDALE LIMITED has
been completed, a Certificae of Dissolution has been issued
and the Company has therefore been struck off the Register.
The date of completion of dissolution was the 4th day of July
2008.




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LEGAL NOTICE

NOTICE

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COMPANIES ACT
(No.45 of 2000)
In Voluntary Liquidation

Notice is hereby given that in accordance with Section
138 (4) of the International Business Companies Act,
(No.45 of 2000), LARC-LATIN AMERICAN RE-
SEARCH CENTER LIMITED is in dissolution. Mrs.
Alrena Moxey is the Liquidator and can be contacted at
Winterbotham Place, Marlborough & Queens Streets,
Nassau, Bahamas. All person having claims against the
above-named company are required to send their names,
addresses and particulars of their debts or claims to the
Liquidator before the JULY 29, 2008.








SFOR SALE
Lot No. 23, Block 1 Unit 1
Cannon Bay Subdivision, Grand Bahama

All that parcel of Vacant Land containing 25,000
square feet or .57 acres' situate in Unit 1 of Cannon
Bay Subdivision. The property is located on the west
side of Breech Drive, north of Cannon Ball Lane,
and is one hundred and twenty-five feet along the
waterway. All the roads are paved with asphalt and
all utilities are in place. The area is approximately
seven miles east of the Commercial District of
Freeport.

For conditions of sale and any other information.
please contact:
Credit Risk Management Collection Unit
At: 502-0929 or 356-1608

Interested persons should submit offers in writing
addressed to:
The Manager,
Credit Risk Management-Collection Unit
P.O.Box N-7518, Nassau, Bahamas

To reach us before July 31, 2008
Serious Enquires Only


FROM page one

All 20-30 GBPA licensees
involved in over-the-counter
bonded goods sales, and the post
payment of duties due the Gov-
ernment, had seen their June sub-
missions rejected by Customs, Mr


Legal action 'highly likely'


Legal Notice
NOTICE

FAST FORWARD LIMITED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN as follows:

(a) FAST FORWARD LIMITED is in voluntary
dissolution under the provisions of Section 137(4)
of the International Business Companies Act 2000.
(b) The dissolution of the said company commenced on
the 9th July, 2008 when the Articles of Dissolution
were submitted to and registered by the Registrar
General.
(c) The Liquidator of the said company is Michael Low
of c/o 1 Raffles Link #05-02 Singapore 039393.

Dated this 11th day of July, A.D. 2008


Michael Low
Liquidator







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Written applications should be addressed to:


"They are being rejected on
the grounds that the new tariff
rates apply retroactively back
through May and June," Mr
Lowe said of GBPA licensees'
post-paid duty entries.
"July is not when the transac-
tions, upon which the revenue
collection is based, took place.
It's based on the act of the day. I
could accept the changed rates
and headings for July, but only if
we are notified."
He added: "They're [Customs]
holding me responsible for col-
lecting the revenue due to them at
the time of the transaction. They
cannot come back to me a year
later for more money because the


registration/naturalization should not be granted, should send a
written and signed statement of the facts within twenty-eight days
from the 12th day of JULY, 2008 to the Minister responsible for
Nationality and Citizenship, P.O.Box N-7147, Freeport, Bahamas.


NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that VINCENT THOMAS
SULLIVAN of HARBOUR ISLAND, NORTH
ELEUTHERA, BAHAMAS, 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 11TH day of JULY
2008 to the Minister responsible for Nationality and
Citizenship, P.O.Box N- 7147, Nassau, Bahamas.


law has changed.
"How can they make it retroac-
tive? At this point, it is highly
likely that there will be-litigation,
unless we receive some commu-
nication from the authorities that
seems to correct the practices of
Customs.
"Not only are they seeking to
make collections for May and
June retroactive to the Act, from
July 1 they will be collecting post-
paid duty submissions for July
when no one will know what to
collect for them."
The Kelly's (Freeport) opera-
tions manager estimated that the
overall impact from the Budget
tax changes, which saw many tax
rates 'rounded up' for example,
from 42 per cent to 45 per cent -
would be to increase duty rates
and prices on general merchan-


dise by a 20 per cent average. The GBPA licensees could also
"In effect, Kelly's is going to seek a declaration of their stand-
collect a 40 per cent average rate ing on the collection and remit-
for Customs, compared with an tance of post-paid duty, based on
average 30 per cent rate in the the rates and headings in
past. That's generally a rule," he existence at the time or the Cus-
said. Customs collected on aver- toms' goods entry approval stamp
age $100 million in duties from date.
Freeport per annum, with some Mr Lowe said he understood
40 per cent of that thought to be Customs officers in Freeport only
generated by post-paid sales, fig- received copies of the new Tariff
ures that give an indication of and Excise Act rates and head-
what is at stake for both the Gov- ings on July 2, one day after they
ernment finances and GBPA were supposed to take effect.
licensees. This left Customs playing catch
Mr Lowe told Tribune Busi- up as it familiarized itself with
ness that Kelly's (Freeport's) the new data, and caused clear-
post-paid duty submission to Cus- ance of imported items to slow
toms for May 2008 had initially down.
been rejected on June 8, the Mr Lowe added that he himself
department citing the fact that was only able to obtain the new
tariff rates and headings had rate book on July 3 by paying
changed as a result of the 2008- $300 for a copy from the Prime
2009 Budget. Minister's Office, after first check-
However, after a phone con- ing with Zhivargo Laing, minister
versation with an official in Cus- of state for finance, that copies
toms' entry-checking department, were available.
the original submission for May Freeport, through the Hawks-
was put back in, accepted and bill Creek Agreement and with
paid for on June 23. the support of numerous
Mr Lowe said one critical prob- Supreme Court rulings against
lem was that the Customs Depart- Bahamas Customs, works differ-
ment had changed the tariff rates ently from all other parts of the
and headings in its computer sys- Bahamas when it comes to tax
tem to reflect the 2008-2009 Bud- collection.
get changes before the old fiscal Freeport-based wholesalers
year had been completed. and retailers are able to sell bond-
Now, Customs was unable to ed goods, meaning that no import
reconcile the rates and tariff or stamp duties have been paid
headings in post-paid duty sub- on them at the border, to other
missions sent in this month for GBPA licensees provided the
May and June 2008 because it had goods are for use in their own
wiped these from its computer business.
system. Yet they also collect 'post paid'
Mr Lowe said the Govern- duties- taxes paid after the prod-
ment's failure to properly inform ucts are sold if the goods and
both GBPA licensees and materials are purchased by
Freeport-based Customs officials Freeport residents and individuals
of the tariff rate and heading for use in their homes.
changes in a timely manner had In this case, Freeport's mer-
thrown the post-paid duty system chants calculate the duty due to
into "confusion". the Government 'post import' on
"Everyone is very busy trying its landed cost, and remit the cor-
to upgrade their systems based rect amount to Customs by the
upon the new tariff rate books 15th of each month.
that were made available only What has happened to the
after July 1. Those changes are Freeport post-paid duty sales sys-
so broad-based, sweeping and tem, and across the Bahamian
evolutionary that it's no overnight business community generally as
task," Mr Lowe said. a result of the Budget tax
"It's across the board. The tar- changes, indicates that imple-
iff rates have changed, the head- mentation and public relations
ings have changed and they did it were not perhaps all they should
to most line items. A week or two have been.
will be required to change point Still, the business community
of sale systems to reflect and col- seemed to switch off post-Bud-
lect the correct duty and excise get communication, and not take
rates." notice of Prime Minister Hubert
Two other potential legal chal- Ingraham's Budget debate
lenges, he suggested, were to seek speech, in which he indicated tar-
Supreme Court declarations on iff rates would be rounded up as
whether Customs was "the the Government sought to bal-
enforcer of licensee compliance" ance its tax cuts with fiscal
on bonded goods, giveh'the terms responsibility and ensure the
of the GBPA licence and Hawks- administration had enough rev-
bill Creek Agreement. enue to meet its needs.


NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that MERCEDES PIERRE-
LOUIS of GOLDEN ISLES ROAD OFF CARMICHAEL
ROAD, P.O. BOX CR-55967, NASSAU, BAHAMAS, 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 11TH day
of JULY 2008 to the Minister responsible for Nationality
and Citizenship, P.O.Box N- 7147, Nassau, Bahamas.


NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that JEFFREY RUSTIC
HOWLETT of STANIEL CAY, GENERAL DELIVERY
EXUMA, NASSAU, BAHAMAS, 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 4TH day of JULY
2008 to the Minister responsible for Nationality and
Citizenship, P.O.Box N- 7147, Nassau, Bahamas.


PUBLIC NOTICE
INTENTTO CHANGE NAME BY DEED POLL
The Public is hereby advised that I, HOLSTON FERGUSON
of Vista Marina Subdivision, New Providence, intend to
change my name to EPHRIAM ELISHA NOTTAGE 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 N-742, Nassau, Bahamas no later than
thirty (30) days after the date of publication of this notice.


NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that ANGELIA ADORAT DORVIL
OF SAPPODILLA ROAD, NORTH EIGHT MILE ROCK,
GENERAL DELIVERY, FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA,
BAHAMAS 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


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Human Resources
P.O. Box N-7757
Nassau, Bahamas


F FO CAPrIAL JMARICETS
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BISX ALL SHARE INDEX Yb *S 1 ,Bi.2a Ch1 3 rI4%4 -0.:-3 .O3 I *I
FINDEXi c A cL3E 870.38 | YfTl aT.4: I Q0o7 20dg1 .: ,o q
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S:.5 ..r.e., '.*-Lc r Se,.ctJ'y rPrevious Close Toaa'sB Close Change ODaDl Vol EPS $ Div S PIE Yield
11 : Abac.:. .larals 1 84 1 84 000 0 135 0000 13 000%
11.80 11.60 Bahamas Property Fund 11.80 11.80 0.00 1.086 0.200 10.9 1.09%
9.68 9.30 Bank of Bahamas 9.30 9.30 0.00 0.643 0.100 14.5 1.72%
0.99 0.85 Benchmark 0.89 0.89 0.00 -0.823 0.030 N/M 3.37%
3.74 3.49 Bahamas Waste 3.49 3.49 0.00 0.209 0.090 16.7 2.58%
2.70 1.48 Fidelity Bank 2.35 2.35 0.00 0.056 0.040 42.7 1.70%
14.10 10.60 Cable Bahamas* 14.00 14.00 0.00 1.121 0.240 12.5 1.71%
3.15 2.35 Colina Holdings 2.88 2.88 0.00 800 0.046 0.040 62.6 1.39%
8.50 4.80 Commonwealtt Bank (Sl) 7.00 7.00 0.00 18.500 0.440 0.300 15.9 4.29%
7.22 3.20 Consolidated Water BDRs 3.61 3.25 -0.36 0.131 0.052 24.8 1.60%
3.00 2.25 Doctor's Hospital 2.85 2.85 0.00 0.308 0.040 9.3 1.40%
8.00 6.02 Famguard 8.00 8.00 0.00 0.728 0.280 11.0 3.50%
13.01 12.50 FInco 12.50 12.50 0.00 250 0.650 0.570 19.2 4.56%
14.75 11.65 FirstCaribbean Bank 11.65 11.65 0.00 0.550 0.450 21.2 3.88%
6.10 5.05 Focol (S) 5.53 5.53 0.00 0.386 0.140 14.3 2.53%
1.00 1.00 Cre Class B Preference 1.00 1.00 0.00 0.000 0.000 N/M 0.00%
1.00 0.41 Freeport Concrete 0.44 0.44 0.00 0.035 0.000 12.6 0.00%
8. 00 5.50 ICD Utilities 5.50 5.50 0.00 0.407 0.300 13.5 5.45%
12.50 8.60 J. S. Johnson 12.00 12.00 0.00 1.023 0.620 11.7 5.17%
10 10 00 Premier Real Estate 10 0 1000 0.00 0.180 0..00 0.180 0.000 85.8 0.00%
52.'.K .H'. S^K.Lo Syrrbol rBid $IAak S Last PItOe Wfekle Vol EPS $ DIv S P/E Yield
14.s6 14.25 Banamas Supermrarketa 1460 1580 1460 1 160 0500 134 4 11%
8.00 6.00 Caribbean Crossings (Pref) 8.00 8.28 8.00 0.000 0.480 NM 7.80%
0 54 020 RND Holdings 0 3 0 40 0 35 -0 023 0 000 N/M 000%
1 .1, 41 00 rBOAB 41 00 4300 4100 4450 2 750 90 570%
14.60 14.00 Bahamas Supermarkets 14.60 15.80 14.00 1.160 0.900 13.4 0.16%
0. 0 0 RND HI-oldrngse 0 4 0 55 045 .0 023 0000 NIM 000%
* - :- L :.t O'. . ". WB x U t e d M .k i K -' : *p I- .. .. "_ : .. ,
.;A.-hi Lc.-.. F.no Na-..e NA YTD.o Last 12 Monlnt DlvS Yeld%
1.3231 1.2576 Collna Bond Fund 1.323148"* 2.41% 5.21%
3.0008 2.7399 Colina MSi Preferred Fund 2.990639*. -0.34% 9.15%
1.4020 1.3467 Colina Money Market Fund 1.401975***" 1.96% 4.23%
3.7969 3.3971 Fidelity Bahamas G & I Fund 3.8007-* -5.17% 9.38%
12.2702 11.6581 Fidelity Prime Income Fund 12.2702- 2.82% 5.73%
100.0000 100.0000 CFAL Global Bond Fund 100.00"
100.0000 98.2100 CFAL Global Equity Fund 99.956603" -0.04% -0.04%
1.0000 1.0000 CFAL High Grade Bond Fund 1.00"
10.5000 9.5611 Fidelity International Investment Fund 9.5611" -8.94% -8.94%
1.0039 1.0000 FG Financial Preferred Income Fund 1.0039- ..
1.0038 1.0000 FG Financial Growth Fund 1.0038 .....
I "03 0000 7 G Fmna-i.ca D..er ,r,.ed Funo 1 0038".....
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52wk-HI Highest closing price In last 52 week. Bid S Buying price of Collna and Fidelity 31 Decembr 2007
52wk-Low Lowest closing price in last 52 week. Ask $ Selling price of Collna and fidelity 30 June 20008
Previous Close Previous day's weighted price for dilly volume Last Price Last traded over-the-counter price .. 31 April 2008
Today's Close Current day's weighted price for daily vlunme Weekly Vol. Trading volume of the prior week .. April 2008
Change Change In closing price from day to day EPS S A company's reported earnings per share for Ihe last 12 mth .... 27 June 2008
Dally Vol. Number of total share traded today NAV Net Asset Value
DIV $ Dividenda per share paid In the last 12 months N/M Not Meaningful
P/E Clioing price divided by the lost 12 month earnings FINOEX The Fidelity Bahamas Stock Index. January 1. 1994 100
(5) 4-for-1 Stock Split Effective Date 1/B/2007


BUSINESS I






FRIDAY, JULY 11, 2008, PAGE 11B


THE TRIBUNE


FROM page one

the extensive investment in infra-
structure, the company's cash
flow position decreased, with the
result that the Board deemed it
advisable not to declare a divi-
dend," Mr Sands wrote.
"This was a painful decision
but a prudent one, as the infor-
mation was not readily available.
We are hopeful, however, that
we can resume paying quarterly
dividends as soon as the 2008
financial statements are avail-
able."
The Bahamas Supermarkets'
chairman's comments also con-
firmed Tribune Business's report
that cash flow had been impacted
by a "too aggressive" role-out of
the company's $4 million in-store
IT upgrades.
His letter also confirmed
another aspect of this newspa-
per's June 30, 2008, report, name-
ly that the 12-store City Markets
chain operator had suffered an
"invoice backlog", forcing it to
work its way through a mountain
of inventory and accounts
payables records that have now
been brought up to date.
Although Mr Sands' letter did
not confirm this, sources had also
previously told Tribune Business
that the cash flow issues had
impacted Bahamas Supermar-
kets' ability to buy bulk product
shipments from its main US-
based wholesale supplier, Super-
value International. As a result,
the company had been increas-
ingly sourcing product through
Bahamas-based wholesalers in
smaller purchases.
Describing Bahamas Super-
markets' problems as "tempo-
rary", and the company as "fun-
damentally sound", Mr Sands
added: "We fully expect to
restore its financial health in the
ensuing months."
As for the 2007 financial state-
ments, Mr Sands said the external
auditor, KPMG, had advised that
all "material aspects of their field-
work" had been completed. Pro-
vided Bahamas Supermarkets
was able to "satisfactorily
respond" to any queries raised
over the audit, the company was
"optimistic" that it could issue
the 2007 audited financial
statements by end-July 2008,
some 13 months after the year
ended.
Mr Sands also confirmed Tri-
bune Business's exclusive reve-
lation that the main factor behind
the 2007 audit delay was that
KMPG was forced to manually
verify hundreds of point-of-sale
transactions, after no replace-
ment accounting systems were
implemented to replace those
removed b\ former majiorit\


Cash flow woes

confirmed by

City Markets
owner Winn-Dixie when its Tran-
sition Services Agreement was
ended.
Mr Sands explained that after
the BSL Holdings consortium
acquired the majority 78 per cent
stake in Bahamas Supermarkets
from Winn-Dixie for $54 million
in summer 2006, the US-based
grocery chain agreed to continue
providing support services for
one year under a Transition Ser-
vices Agreement.
In return, Bahamas Supermar-
kets would pay Winn-Dixie a flat
$1 million fee, plus a 5 per cent
mark-up on all products the US
grocer supplied it with. Deter-
mined to exit that agreement ear-
ly, Bahamas Supermarkets did
so in January 2007, producing
what Mr Sands said was an esti-
mated $400,000 saving.
That, though, may pale against
the extra audit costs incurred.
The Bahamas Supermarkets
chairman said the Board and its
operating partner, Barbados
Shipping & Trading, "moved
swiftly to separate Bahamas
Supermarkets' operations from
dependence on Win-Dixie ser-
vices.
"New inventory control sys-
tems were installed, new prod-
ucts sourced to replace Winn-
Dixie's private brands, and addi-
tional management recruited to
provide ongoing operational sup-
port.... Scanning was introduced
in all locations."
Yet Mr Sands said "certain
crucial aspects of such a complex
transition in systems and process-
es were not effectively managed,
due to various factors", although
he did not detail what the
"crucial aspects", "systems
and processes", and "factors"
were.
The result was that "the relia-
bility of the books and records
of the company was compro-
mised", and KPMG had to rely
on manual verification as
Bahamas Supermarkets could
not provide it with computer-gen-
erated data for audit purposes.
Management was further "bur-
dened" by KPMG expanding its
audit procedures because of the
change in systems.
Following the departures of
Ken Burns and Bryan Knowles
as chief executive and chief finan-
cial officer respectively, and their
replacement by Stephen Boyle
and Vangy Rahming, the com-
pany hasrhired outside account-
ing consultants These persons


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include Alison Treco from FT
Consulting, plus personnel from
Deloitte & Touche (Bahamas).
Bahamas Supermarkets has
also hired "a well-known super-
market advisor from the US to
assist us in re-engineering and re-
tooling the company".
As a result, Mr Sands said the
year-end 2008 audit would be
"more timely" in publication.
Investors will be eager to see
whether Bahamas Supermarkets
has remained profitable, given
that its BSL Holdings majority
owner is reliant on dividends
upstreamed from the company
to service the $5 million prefer-
ence shares and $24 million Roy-
al Bank of Canada debt it took
on to finance the acquisition.
Many observers in the super-
market and financial communi-
ties believe that BSL Holdings
massively overpaid for Winn-
Dixie's 78 per cent stake, possibly
by as much as $15-$20 million.
In the run-up to the summer
2006 purchase, a number of
sources told Tribune Business
that Bahamas Supermarkets was
valued, at most, at $30-$35 mil-
lion, as the company did not own
any of its stores or head office.
They argued that the company's
thinly-traded shares on the over-
the-counter market were over-
valued, and not a true reflection
of the company's worth.
BSL Holdings' investors
include Barbados Shipping &
Trading, Fidelity's private equity
arm, the hotel industry pension
funds and well-known Bahami-
an wholesaler and businessman,
Franklyn Butler.
Sources close to BSL Holdings
said the $24 million Royal Bank
loan that helped to finance the
company's purchase from Winn-
Dixie was not secured on
Bahamas Supermarkets or the
operating company's assets.
Instead, it was pegged at the BSL
Holdings level, meaning it could
not move to take over the oper-
ating company.
The delay in publishing not just
the 2007 full-year audited finan-
cial statements, but also numbers
for the first three quarters in
2008, is understood to have cre-
ated problems for BSL Holdings
because it put the buyout group
technically in breach of one of
its banking covenants with Royal
Bank.
This particular covenant
required BSL Holdings to pro-
vide financial reporting updates
to Royal Bank within a certain
time period after each quarter
ended.
This it was unable to do
because of the issues at Bahamas
Supermarkets, leading Royal
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Real Estate Association's
(BREA) president, to
numerous leading Bahami-
an realtors, warned "our
entire membership to be on
the lookout for Mr Rudy
King, also known as
Rudolph Kermit King.
"The company he is using
or trading as is called Lord
and Christies, and Loving
Life Foundation Inc. Mem-
bers are advised to use
extreme caution with any
dealings with this person."
Mr Wong told Tribune
Business: "I had gotten a
call from one of my mem-
bers that he [Mr King] was
attempting to lease a
premises under different


Realtors told: 'Use extreme caution'

in dealings with businessman


names.
"I just wanted to give our
members a warning to be
careful and watch the dif-
ferent names this man
uses."
Mr King could be reached
for comment before the July
10 Independence celebra-
tions. He is also said to use
the name Tropical Airways.
The colourful Mr King,
who is also known as Dr
Rudolph King or Rudolph
King-Laroda, is no stranger
to controversy.
Chairman of the self-
styled non-profit King


Humanitarian and Global
Organisation, Mr King was
last year indicted by a US
federal grand jury for
allegedly filing a false claim
with the Internal Revenue
Service (IRS) for a $2.7 mil-
lion tax refund.
The alleged offence,
which Mr King has denied,
took place in the northern
judicial district of Califor-
nia, and involved him -
using the name Klever Ros-
ales presenting a tax
refund claim that he
allegedly knew was false.
The US attorney's office


for the northern district of
California alleged: "The
false claim asserted that
Rosales is the president of
Salute Greatness, Inc., a
company located in Beverly
Hills, California.
"On or about July 26,
2007, Mr King, using the
name Klever Rosales, sub-
mitted a fraudulent interna-
tional money order payment
to the IRS in the amount of
$2.7 millioft.
"Mr King, again using the
name Klever Rosales, con-
tacted the Taxpayer Advo-
cate Service (TAS) and
requested an expedited
refund for $2.7 million. He
claimed the payment was
made in error and wanted
the funds returned as soon


as possible. On September
20, 2007, he faxed a fraudu-
lent claim to the TAS in the
amount of $2.7 million,
along with additional docu-
ments which appeared to be
fraudulent, in order to sub-
stantiate his false claim."
Mr King was arrested in
Los Angeles on November
16, 2007, but was able to
post bail and return to the
Bahamas.
Fresh legal battles were
not far away, though, as Mr
King and his attorney,
Wayne Munroe, appealed
to the Court of Appeal in
May-June 2008 to set aside
a,2006 verdict by Supreme
Court Justice John Lyons
that declared him bankrupt.
That bankruptcy declara-


tion resulted from a legal
action brought by Cavalier
Construction, which alleged
that Mr King owed them an
$824,938 unpaid debt for
work done on his home.
Mr King had previously
been involved in a separate
2004 Nassau court case, in
which the American
Express credit card compa-
ny alleged he owed it a
$400,000 debt.
And in 2006, controversy
arose over an awards cere-
mony Dr King was staging
in Bermuda, after media in
that country claimed agents
for stars such as Will Smith
and Halle Berry denied
their clients knew about the
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In loving Memory of our Dear Mother


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June 25th 194 July 8th 2007


It has been a year now since you left us, yet it seems as
if it was just yesterday. Because we know you are
resting in the arms of your saviour makes the loss
easier to bear. You shall forever be in our
hearts and memories.
Cherished memories are held by her children Marsha,
Gerthalyn, Janneth, Seanalea, Vendale, Shyvanne,
James, Wellington & Shane, Grand & Great Grand
Children, Sisters & Brothers
and other relatives & friends

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Love leaves a memory no one can steal"
Forever in the Heart of her children
Samuel, Nathalie, Curlean, Eldora, Annavee,
Rowena, Karen and their spouses,
grandchildren, great grandchildren, sister,
brothers, in-law, family and friends


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MRS. DRESSLER AMANDA
SAWYER-DEAN, 73
of Sands Sub-Division will
be held on Sunday, July
S13th, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. at
Centerville Seventh Day
Adventist Church, 5
STerrace Centerville.
Officiating will be Pastor
H. A. Roach Assisted by
W Pastor Dannie Clarke.
Mrs. Dean is survived by
/ her Husband: Harry Dean;
Two Sons: David Anthony
and Dale Albert Dean; Two (2) Stepchildren: Patrice
and Anthony Dean; One (1) Granddaughter: Divinia
Dean; Six (6) Grandsons: Davaughn, David Jr., Dale
Albert Dean II, Dale Alberto Dean II, Jylyes and
Jermaine Bostwick; Five (5) Great-grandchildren:
Three (3) Daughters-in-law: Holly, Bellin and Sandra
Dean; One (1) Son-in-law: James Bostwick; Two
(2) Brothers-in-law: Dr. Arnold and Alvin "Sonny"
Dean; Three (3) Sisters-in-law: Judy and Beulah
Dean and Gloria Sawyer; Two (2) Aunts: Reva Grant
and Enid Sawyer; One (1) Uncle: Herman Sawyer;
Special Cousins including: The Hon. Neko C. Grant
and Mrs. Barbara Grant, Marie Roberts-Whitfielgl,
Gertrude Sawyer and Queenie Hanna; Fifteen (15)
Nieces, Ten (10) Nephews and other relatives and
friends including: The Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie
and Mrs. Christie, The Staff of the Radiology
Department of Princess Margaret Hospital, St. Luke
Medical Centre Staff, Attorney Maxwell Turner and
family, Friends and Family of the Valley and Sands
Sub-Division Communities and others too numerous
to mention.
Arrangements are being conducted by Butlers'
Funeral Homes and Crematorium, Ernest and
York Streets.












SBethel Brothers Morticians

0ac rTelephone: 322-4433, 326-7030

Nassau Street, P.O.Box N-1026


Hilma Viola Hanna-Coleby, 77
/N of Sasson Road, Belair Estate and
formerly of Pompey Bay, Acklins Island
will be held on Saturday, July 12, 2pm
at St Barnabas Anglican Church, Blue
Hill and Wulff Roads. Fr Colin Saunders
1 and Fr James Palacious will officiate.
Interment will follow in Woodlawn
Memorial Gardens, Soldier Road.
She is survived by her children, Richard
Sand Charles Coleby, Darren Cooper, Linda
Riley-Stubbs, Gina Ross, and Lois Jones
of Freeport, Grand Bahama and Sheila
Reid of Delray Beach Florida, Veldia,
Vanessa and Alginal Coleby. She was pre-
deceased by two of her children, Oswald
and Michael; grandchildren, Danielle Percentie, Michael, Kevin, Richara,
Marvin, Travis, Chad, Carlos Coleby, Michelle Riley, Philip, Reno and
Nicholls Stubbs, Renaldo and Ginero Ross, Chanelle, Maxwell and Michel
Jones, Darren Jr, Farah, Danielle, Winton, Orthello and Deryn Cooper,
Donald and Shena Hanna and Davron Reid, Portia Smith, Aretha and
Patrick Gardiner and Patrice Collie; great grandchildren, Michael Jr,
Marvin Jr, Alexander, Asia and Tamia Coleby, Dena6 Neil, Maijha Riley,
Raven Ross, Zinia Hanna, Tenisha Penn, Terrell Smith, Sheldon and
Latrice Collie, Javon, Allan and Alyia Hall; brothers, Wilfred and Samuel
Hanna of Delray Beach, Florida and Bernard Hanna of Orlando Florida,
Willard Hanna of Freeport, Grand Bahama and Dougal Hanna; aunts,
Theodora Sands and Vernal Roker; nieces and nephews including, Valarie
Wells, Cheryl Pyfrom, Vaneria Hutcherson, Donna Johnson, Trevor
McKay, Kim Hanna, Petra Weeks, Cynthia Hanna, Lorrinda
Hepbumrn,Kimberley Adderley, Joanne Saunders, Estermae Culmer, Lorrinda
Eneas, Simone and Patricia Hanna, Stanford, Morris, Freddie Harlington,
Donnie, Valentio, Al and Leroy Hanna; daughters-in-law, Mary and
Deborah Coleby and Tuncie Hanna; son-in-law, Philip Stubbs; sisters-in-
law, Lillian, Angela, Ellen, Emma and Bloneva Hanna; other relatives
and friends, His Excellency Honourable Arthur D. Hanna, Iris Tynes,
Pauline Holmes, Shena Dawkins, Lydia Lightbourne, Edna Ijeoma, Father
Colin Saunders and family, Jennifer Davis, Sandra Coleby, Cornelia
Taylor, Bridgette Musgrove, Ulrica Coleby, Deborah Watkins, Ambika
Rahming, Leonard Ross, Michael Jones, Monique Martin, Shakita Bethel,
Ezekiel and Susan Williams, Preston, Gloria, Colin, Adrian, Adian and
ER Hanna, Ruth McIntosh, Dorene Cleare, Agnes-Cartwright, Matilda
Stuart, Eulease Smith, Pemuel, Ortlease, Granville and Hazel, Vincent
and Ismae, Herman and Dorothy, Greg and Joy, Vincent and Deborah,
Lenox and Joy, Loran, Carlton, Kenrick, Lawrence, Branford, Helen
Coleby, Cherely Kelly, Edwina Brown, Karen Rahming, Angela Munroe,
Linette Albury, Lenford, Karen, Gale, Rochelle, Neil and Ray Nairn,
Simeon and Beulah Smith, Laura Sherman, Lorraine Bastian, Constance
Rolle, Ronald and Ruth Jones, Roderick Bowe and family, Cressel and
Dorothy Clarke, Edgar and Cynthia Hall, Patrice Hall and family, Robert
Hall, Violet Williams, Indira Sands, Mag Tynes, Ethel Collie, Penola
Knowles, Margaret McDonald, Beulah McPhee, Esther Cartwright, Elisha,


Rhoda, Laverne, Thesa and Darrel Hanna, Angela George, Julie Smith,
Selina Belle-Gordon, Beverly Moss, Cyril Taylor, Minerva Johnson, Phil
Smith and family, Dr Mauro Rodriquez, Nurses Lavaughn Cooper and
Davis, Hanna, Heastie and Tynes family, Coleby family, Jones family,
Hall family, Saunders family, Constitution Drive and Sasson Road families,
St Ambrose Anglican Church family, St Barnabas Anglican Church family,
Bahamas Immigration Department family, Colina Imperial Insurance
family, Ministry of Education family, and all others to numerous to
mention.
Friends may pay their last respects at Bethel Brothers Morticians #44
Nassau Street on Friday from 10am to 6pm and on Saturday from 10am
to 11:30am and at the church from 12:30pm until service time.


Marie Menita Pople, 95
of Bullock's Harbour, Berry Island and
formerly of Lignum Vitae Cay will be
held on Saturday, July 12th, 10am at
Church Of God of Prohecy, East Street.
Bishop Hulan A Hanna assisted by
Minister Jennifer Roberts and Lay
Minister Cleveland Ramsey will officiate.
Interment will follow in Woodlawn
Memorial Gardens,'Soldier Road.
Left to cherish her fond memories are her
son, Emil Pople; sister, Bloneva Rahming;
daughters-in-law, Leaneza Pople and
Mildred Pople; grandchildren, Eltoy
\_ / Lockhart, Kevin Hanna, Lucine Lindsay,
Charmaine Pople, Sancha Pinder, Erica
Ferreira, Shevonn Greenslade, Angenell Pople and Earilee Coleby;
grandsons-in-law, Brent Lockhart, Stephen Lindsay, Oscar Pinder, Romauld
Ferreira, Karel Coleby; great-grandchildren, Kishmar, Sharmatie, Lashan,
Brandon, Brittany, Kenray, Perry, Kira, Paige, Oscar, Jr, Brianna, Sotario,
Krishan and Kenneth, Jr; great great-grandchildren, Kenaz, Kaya and
Shiloh, numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives and friend
including, May Rolle, Ella Jane Adderley William and Muriel Lightbourne
and family, Philip and Clyde Gomez, Geneva Gomez, Lilliamae Rolle,
Etta Feaste, William and Lillian Wallace, Godfrey and Coolimae Francis,
David and Beverley Dean, Beverley Rolle, Minister Dr Barbara Williams,
Evangelist Lelio and Sonia Charles, Christine Wallace, Dennis Gomez,
Keith and Elaine Gomez, Clotaire Pierre, Martin and Bernadette Fox,
Brenda Fox, Todney Marsh Percy Miller, Roy Pople and family, the
Gomez, Dean, Francis, Winder and Roberts families, the church of God
of Prophecy, Bullocks Harbour, the entire Bullocks Harbour Community,
staff of the Princess Margaret Hospital's Eye Wing and a host of other
friends and relatives too numerous to name.
Friends may pay their last respect at Bethel Brothers Morticians, #44
Nassau Street on Friday from 10am to 6pm and on Saturday at the church
from 9am until service time.


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W PHILIP RICARDO
: CULMER, 46

of Regency Park, will be held on
Saturday 11:00 a.m. at Messiah
Baptist Church Palm Beach Street.
Bishop William Rahming will
officiate and interment will follow
in Woodlawn Gardens Soldier
Road.

Cherished memories are held by:
3 children: Philip A. Marco, Phillipa and Nadette S. Culmer;
2 grand-children: Akeem King and Philip E. A. Culmer; 2
sisters: Leonce and Gertrude Bastian; 2 brothers: William
"McCully" and Derek "Banana" Culmer; Nieces: Dianne,
Antoinette, Donna, Stephanie, Lattica, Latoya Colebrook,
Latisha Skipping, Shandika Sears, Faycita Stuart, Tanya
Knowles, McKell Curry, Chaquell Smith, Michelle and Nivea
Williams, Carmita Shatasha, Shakera, Antionette and Dewayna
Bastian, Georgina, Patricia, Lashan, Monique, Debra, Yvette,
Raquel, Cherysh and Alithea Culmer, Carmelia Roker;
Nephews: Trevor, Snaron, Kevin Colebrook, Quincy and
Shavardo Stuart, Jerone, Wayne, Demetrius, Tino, Dario Bastian,
Prince and Alexander Roker, Tamiko, Greg, Kenny, Bryan,
Benson, Adam, Nathaniel, Nathan Williams, and Derek Culmer
Jr.; Grand-nieces: Lila, Verline, Nadia and Sandy Maycock,
Shandalisa Lee, Georgette, Tea-Leoni, Tamika Culmer, Rukeya
Taylor, Gabriel and Aubrica Hanna, Standeanna Major, Latara
McKenzie, Natasha, Shakera, Nevea, Antionette, Dwanya,
Demetria Bastian, Sharonda, Sanea, Sheniqua Colebrook,
Lauren Kellman, Oriele Smith and Jasmyne Curry; Grand-
nephews: Terrell, Greg Jr., Treco, Kane, Rashad Culmer,
Jamaal Mackey, Kendrick, Kevaughn, Kareem, Kevin Jr.,
Terrell, Trevor Jr., Terrance Colebrook, Andino Ferguson,
Travis McKenzie, Tavarie, Renaldo Maycock, Carl Culmer,
Prince Jr., Peppi, Jerone Jr., James, Tamiko Jr and Adrian; 1
daughter-in-law: Anishka Culmer; 3 sisters-in-law: Andrea,
Yvonne and Dale Culmer; 4 brothers in-law; Henry Colebrook,
George Paul, Cecil Dewitt Bastian and Evard Leonce; 2 nieces-
in-law: Christine and Louise Bastian; a host of other relatives
and friends include: The McIntosh, Bullard, Gibson, Gaitor,
Gittens, Morley, McKinney, Evans and Adderley families, The
Regency Park Crew, Gutter, Clement Chea and family, Stafford
Smith, Allison Cleare, Patricia, Andre "Diver" Weech, Zap,
Turbs, Barbs, Fats, D'wight, "Butter", and Peter "Peter Pan"


McKenzie, The Nassau Village Crew, and The Sea Breeze
Crew.

Relatives and friends may view the remains at THE CHAPEL
OF MEMORIES COMMONWEALTH FUNERAL HOME
INDEPENDENCE DRIVE on Friday from 11 :00-7:00 p.m.
and at the church on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to service time.



HOLLAND EUGENE
GRIFFIN JR., 28
affectionately called "Holly"

of Yellow Elder Gardens, will be
held on Saturday 2:00 p.m. at
Harrold Road Baptist Church
Tonique Williams Darling
Highway. Rev. Orthnel Humes
will officiate and interment will
follow in the Southern Cemetery
Cowpen and Spikenard Roads.
Precious memories of Holland will linger in the hearts of His
mother: Beryl Etoil Strachan; His father: Holland Eugene
Griffin Sr.; 1 daughter: Holliesha Griffin; 1 grand-mother:
Effelitta Rolle; His fiancee: Tawana Humes; 7 sisters: Effelitta,
Semekah, Bridgette, Jermain, Sangia, Dazel and Shadel; .5
brothers: Carol, Everton, Davinci, Holland and Alfred; 1.,
nieces including: Makayla, Melissa, Kaylisa, Olive, Denesha,
Ayoka, Jahzara, Takiyah, Denricka; 8 nephews: Ezekiel, Gage,
Mark, Denzel, Semeko, Hilton, Damian and Delano; 4 aunts:
Deborah, Sophia, Shantell and Barbara; 3 uncles: Herizon,
Robert and Quint; 9 cousins: Danyell, Brian, Robyn, Wren,
Anthon, P.J., Robynque, Reico and Sadie; Other close family
and friends include: The Humes family, Bolo, Carrie, Mark,
Omar Keno, Marty, Dollar, Valley Alli, Nadia, Toya, Eddie,
Rocko, Chubs, Nick, Wilke, Garro, Mario,Joe, Jason, Jermaine
Tameko, John Deveaux Jr., John Deveaux Sr. and the entire
community of Yellow Elder Gardens.

Relatives and friends may view the remains at THE CHAPEL
OF MEMORIES COMMONWEALTH FUNERAL HOME
INDEPENDENCE DRIVE on Friday 11:00-7:00 p.m. on
Saturday from 10:30-noon and at the Church from 1:00 p.m.
to service time.


Independence Dalrive Phonera 341-4055

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MR. JOSEPH
PREVAL, 120


formerly of Haiti and a
resident of Carmichael Road,
.will be held on Saturday
2:30pm at Carmichael
Evangelical Church,
,Carmichael Road. Pastor
S':Solimy Decius will officiate
and interment will follow in
the Southern Cemetery, Cowpen Road and Spikenard
Roads.
Fond memories are held by special friend of 25
years, Mary Micelleus; five sons, Deforte Petitjean,
Celson Ceritim, Michele Brave, Celton Preval, Janel
Micellus and Mitcheit Micellus; one brother, Alberto
Lubin; eleven grandsons, Louine, Jicould, Edolet,
Michelt, Brazelius, Megall Brave, Kevin Rolle,
Patricia Gustave, Marco, Lecongo Baptist and Marvin
Bethel; fourteen grand daughters, Betty, Illent,
Lizette, Mylane, Bennie Petitjean, Elivian, Fadlene,
Cindy, Shantel, Emile, Martha, Certona, Conria and
Mitchen Bethel; eleven great-grand daughters,
Naisha, Fenika, Marviness, Tendra, Verick, Shaesye,
Shariya, Dorothy, Angela, Genell Bethel; ten great
grandsons, Darvin, Jarmoro, Lalono Taylor,
Domiarco Sweeting, Javon, Eden, Bosneil, Brent
and Breath and Kevin Louis; two nephews, Johnny
Ville and Prelane Preval; other relatives and friends
include, the Cooper family, staff of The Princess
Margaret Hospital, Male Medical Ward II, the entire
community of Carmichael Road and others too
numerous to mention.
Relatives and friends may view the remains at THE
CHAPEL OF MEMORIES COMMONWEALTH
FUNERAL HOME, INDEPENDENCE DRIVE
on Friday from 11:00am 7:00 p.m. on Saturday
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KEVIN JERMAINE JONES, 35

of Margaret Avenue, Miller's Height
will be held on Saturday, July 12th,
ru 2008 at 10:00am at Mount Tabor Full
Gospel Baptist Church, Willow Tree
Pinewood Gardens. Officiating will
be Bishop Neil C. Ellis, assisted by
Pastor Delton Ellis, Pastor Reginald
Cox and Pastor Jason Graham.
\ Interment will follow in the Ebenezer
Methodist Cemetery, Shirley Street.
.... ___ Left to cherish fond memories are his
Parents: Clifford and Rosita Jones;
Wife: Jeannie Jones; Children: Aja and Kevin Jones Jr; Grandfather:
Jerome Williams; (6) Brothers: Brandon, Shawn, Keino, Kareem,
Keith and Stancil; (6) Sisters: Sherisse, Sophia, Inga, Aniska,
Cliffina and Alexis; Special friend: Valencia Knowles; (2) Sisters-
in-law: Sherwanda & Annis Jones; (5) Aunts: Clarice, Paulette,
Jayann, Renee and Carrie; (7) Uncles: Leceitus, Patrick, Larry,
Shane, Kendall, Dwight & Richard; (2) Grandaunts: Dorothea
Farrington and Sylvia Mackey; Numerous nieces and nephews
including: Dacia and Katelyn; (19) Cousins: Claude, Claudell,
Adrian, Gordette, Owen, LaKeisha, LaShena, LaSean, Krishna,
Alexandria, L'Shabazz, Claude Jr., K'Shaun, Caleb, Jackie Darrell,
Stephanie, Keith & Kevin Ferguson; Host of other relatives and
friends including: Valgeria, Greg Jr. & Vashti Knowles, Anthony
"X-tra Large" Dean, Phillip Lightbourne and the Bahamas Food
Services Staff, Dwayne and Lincoln Finley, Rico Mackey,
Christopher Atherley, Douglas, Clint and Vaughn Conyers, Thomas
Woodside, Francisco Smith, Jason Pinder, George Archer, Keno
Sweeting, Dondee Mackey, Tasha, Crystal, Albert, Omar, Lamont,
Tavis, Herman, Roswell Smith, Shantel, Gwennie, Charlene, R.
M. Bailey's Class of 1990, Bless Jah family, Plaza family, Apple
Street family and many more too numerous to mention.
Viewing will be held at Clarke's Funeral Home #244 Market Street
on Friday, July llth from 10:00am to 6:00p.m. and at the church
on Saturday from 9:00am until service time.

IRENE JOAN WOOD, 60
of Market Street will be held on Saturday, July 12th, 2008 at
2:45pm at Our Lady Of The Souls Catholic Church and Faith;
Deveaux Street. Officiating will be Fr. Michael Kelly, assisted by
Rev. Deacon Peter Rah-gg, Yetf tx pipsgn.


Interment will follow in Lakeview
Memorial Gardens & Mausoleums,
John F. Kennedy Drive.


This precious gem will always glow
in the hearts of her five (5) beloved
Children, (1) Daughter: Monette M.
Wood; (4) Sons: Charles, Sheldon,
Marvin & Kazim Wood; (1) Daughter-
in-law: Nadine Wood; (8)
B Grandchildren: Antonisha, Sante,
Renaldo, Keanu, Shania, Denzel,
Marvinae & Kazim Jr., (3) Sisters:
Veronica Seymour, Agnes Hepburn &
Catherine Rosemary Johnson; (5) Adopted Sisters: Hynah Major,
Meryl Butler, Betty Bain, Olive Kelly & Advilda Grant; (2)
Brothers: Arnold & Gregory 1. Wood; (3) Sisters-in-law: Andra,
Shirley & Bethsheba Wood; (4) Brothers-in-law: Mervin Brown,
Rufus Johnson, Harry Seymour & Hubert Hepburn; (3) Aunts:
Ruth Adderley, Eva & Everlyn Wood; (2) Uncles: James Wood &
James Adderley; (23) Nieces; (25) Nephews; (46) Grand Nieces;
(56) Grand Nephews; Numerous Great-Grand Nieces & Nephews;
A host of other relatives and friends including: Mrs. Winifred
McKenzie & family, the Nelson family of St. Croix, Rueben Stuart
& family, Zelma Wood, Dr. Joseph Gibson, Sylvia Williams, Philip
Flethcher, Albertha Tarpley, Tiffany Smith, Patrick & Anthony
Strachan, Gail Marloone, Hon. Perry G. Christie, Hon. Bradley
Roberts, Hon. Trevor Whylly, Monsignor John Johnson, Paula
Fountain, James & Mark Ingraham & family, Superintendent
Christopher Rahming, Colin Butler, Gina Sears, Deandra Gilbert,
Superintendent Wayne Miller, Gladys Sears, John Alexis, Romeo
Kelly, Lelia McPhee, Lavern Henfield, Tonya Fernander, Francis
Johnson, Shelia Taylor, Mrs. Major, Dornell Whylly, Euryal
McKenzie, Jenny Russell, Andrea Moncur, Wendall Lopez, Dwight,
Jones, Joan Ingraham, Samantha Grey, Marva Saunders, Georgina
Adderley, Thomas Ferguson & family, Evernette Gardiner,
Kimberley Edgecombe, Leornard "dog", C.C. Sweeting class of
85, the Russell, Elliot, Greendslades', Deveaux, Gibson, Gullaume,
Brennen, Thompson, Johnson, Panza, Kelly and Clarke families,
the Staff at District Headquarters & other members of the Royal
Bahamas Police Force, Staff of Records and Staff of Her Majesty's
Prison, members of the Music Makers Junkanoo Group, The staff
of Rose Beauty Supply, the communities of Market, Quakoo and,
Flower Streets & Lily of the Valley Corner and many others too
numerous to mention, she loved you all.
Viewing will be held at Clarke's Funeral Home #244 Market Street'
on Friday, July 11th from 10:00am to 6p.m. and on Saturday, July
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PASTOR BYRON
"Berin" SMITH, 90
Smith's Hill Andros will be held at
S : Southland Church of God, Soldier
Road, Nassau, Bahamas, at 10:00am
on Saturday, July 12th, 2008.
Officiating will be Bishop W. M.
Johnson, assisted by other ministers
of Religion. Interment will follow in
Public Cemetery, Kemps Bay,
Andros.
Left to cherish his loving memories
are his wife: Ruth Smith; His Children: Roland Smith and his
children: Ellerston and Daphne, Christine, Diane and Harrold, Jason
and Clover, Mark, Mario and Tomicko and their children: Joeniqua,
.Alexandria, Dramico and Aliyah. His Daughter, Lucy Taylor and
her children Samuel and Steffanie Taylor and their Children;
Saniqua and Samuel Jr. His Daughter Jane Johnson and her children
Michael and Doris, James and William and her children; Micheal
'Jr., Mia, Isaiah, Monica, Mike III and Julius. His son John Smith
and his Children Felix, Kimberly, Cordell, Juliet and Tyrone and
. Clothilda and their children: Clarlicia, Cleandrea and Tyra. His
-Daughter Edith Evans and her children Ancella and Franklyn. His
Son William and his children Scott, Michael, Ingrid and Leonard,
Roston, Horatio, Tennell, Emmanuel, Marcus, Judy-I, Adonai and
Walter and their children: Inderia and Leonard Jr. His Son Elisha
Smith (Deceased) and his children Lawrence, Dominique and |
Bradley. His Daughter Ruthnell Bull and her husband, Larry and
their children Raymond and Ramona. His son Bertram Smith, his
wife Leslie and their children Falashade and Jamani. Sisters -
Sylvia Taylor and Nadine Coates. Sisters-In-Law: Lucille Rolle,
Rozena Taylor, Eulese and Francita Forbes. Brothers-in-law
Emmanuel Rolle and Charles Coates. Adopted Children Rev. Dr.
Lozier Roker and Mr. Eddie Ramsey and Bishop Fearlease Clarke.
Numerous nieces and nephews, including: Arlene Smith, Prince I
Adderly, Nathaniel and Vernita Adderly, Stanford, Dorothy, Prenell
and Inspector Lucas Armbrister; Althea Sands, Charles and Edna
Miller, Hazel Cleare, Claudette Ferguson, Lillian Newbold, Phillip,
Etheral, and Eula Forbes; Mary Barr, Admiral, Sidney, David and
Glenda Forbes, Alexander Forbes Jr., and Donnmae Humes; Eleanor,
Darlene Green, Emerson Adderly, Monnalee Pierre, Elder Preston
and Hazel Johnson, Leefred, Leonard, Benjamin, Ambrose, Donna i
and Marion Forbes; Elridge, Ruben, Eric and Roscoe Rolle; Endolyn
Clarke, Mario Armbrister, Murtle, Edward and Nelson Rolle; Scotia
and Steven Coates. Godchildren: Wilfred Taylor, Simeon McPhee
and Runez Major; caregivers, Lollymae, Jacqueline, Linden and
,Fiona; Other Relatives and Friends: Bishops John ,Hmes,, Neville !
Hart, Stanley M. Seymour, W.M. Johnson, Tuton Stubbs, and J. J. |


Stubbs; Mother Agatha Seymour, Pastor George Turner, Rev. and
Mrs. Stanley W. Seymour, Rev. Jeremiah Rolle, Pastor Victor Johnson,
Pastor Moses Johnson, Lillymae Forbes, M.P. for South Andros
Picewell Forbes, Livingston "Winkle" Smith, Rev. and Mrs. Theo
Smith, Rev Wendell Duncombe, Pastor Edna Rolle, Minister Bucell
Rolle, Alfred Bastian, Livingston and Muriel Ash, Joseph Johnson,
Elder Norwood Rahming and Family,. Sylvia Forbes- McKenzie,
Captain Edgar Moxey, Nurse Elvise Taylor, Nurse Smithy, The
members of the Evangelistic Pentecostal Church, member of the
Church of God in the Bahamas and Turks and Caicos and the entire
communities of Smith's Hill and Kemp's Bay South Andros.
Friends may pay their last respect at The Rock of Ages Funeral
Chapel on Wulff Road and Pinedale, on Friday from 10am until
5pm, and at the church from 9 a.m. until service time. Interment will
be at the public cemetery in Kemp's Bay, Andros.


MATRIARCH
MIRIAM
SANDS MARTIN, 91

i .. of Nassau Village and formerly of
.. Rock Sound, Eleuthera, will be held
at Last Days Gospel Assembly,
Nassau Village, 11:00 am on Saturday,
July 12th, 2008. Interment will follow
in Old Trail Cemetery, Abundant Life
*- Road, Nassau, Bahamas. Officiating
will be Bishop W. M Johnson.
She is survived by her four sons, Leon, Bro Johnny, Pastor Ishmael
and Collins; three daughters, Elizabeth Higgs, Janet Small and
Joycelyn Woodside; three daughters-in-law, Terry, Leola and Brenda;
two sons-in-law, Bro Thomas Small and Glen Woodside; one sister,
Inez Butler; forty-three grandchildren, Carolyn, Nicole, Rollins,
Charles, Anta, Glendina, Olivia, Edward, Katherine, Joann, Yienderia,
Ishamel Jr., Brendalee, Salvano, Wellington, Cosman, Samantha,
Latasha Henderson, Sophia, Cassandra, Gary, Janeta, Leon Jr.,
Monique, Kim and Miriam; a host of great-grandchildren including,
Candice, Kaynesha, Ralph, Kasey, Koy, Elvis Jr., Justin, Marquel,
Destinae, Shacara, Jessica, Quianna, Antonio, Joey Jr., Jasmine,
Nathaniel, Rashad, Rollins Jr., Shanton, Krysten, Kantrell, Kandra,
Kawahna, Kandez, Austin, Isaac, Oliver Jr., Latario, Samuel, Sara,
Patsy and many others.
Friends may pay their last respects at Rock of Ages Funeral Chapel,
Wulff Road and Pinedale, on Friday from 10am to 5pm and again
attU Church fi-orm 9am until service time.


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ANDREW DAVID BROWN, 38

of 6th Street, The Grove will be
held on Saturday, July 12, 2008
at Grove Temple Church Of God,
Crooked Island Street at 1pm.
Officiting will be Bishop Lindo
Wallace. Interment will follow in
0I ^ _lthe Old Trail Cemetery, Abundant
Life Road.

'f Left to cherish fond memories are
.e- his three sisters, Carolyn Brown,
Cheryl and Shirley Moss-Mackey;
nine brothers, Cyril, Dudley and Michael Dean, Derek
McKenzie, Julian Newchurch, Samuel, Sherman,
Livingston and David Brown; two aunts, Ednamae Johnson
and Mina Brown; two uncles, Leroy and Levi Brown;
brother-in-law, John Mackey; six sisters-in-law, Terrylene
and Behilda Dean, Petrunda McKenzie, Natalie, Gloria
and Sherese Brown; uncle-in-law, Arthur Johnson; aunt-
in-law, Jessie Brown; twenty-nine nieces, Sherisma Beneby,
Shantera, Sherington and Samanthat Woods, Johnelle,
Tanica, Jasmine and Tamia Mackey, Lawrenda and Anishka
Smith, Cyrell, Trishaa and Tamicqua Dean, Anglica Arthur,
Anastacia, Dericka McKenzie, Precious, Elizabeth and
Juliet Newchurch, Cora D'vanta, Sherene, Samartha,
Michelle, Yvette, Denise, Keva, Shekera and Miriam
Brown; 19 nephews, Kenson and Miguel Dean, Shandon
Wells, Antonio and Anthony Woods, Jermaine Mackey,
Lawrence Smith, Jr, Enoch and Derek McKenzie Jr, Willis
Newchurch, Leroy, Kevin, Shea, Devon, David Jr, Julian,
B'Jorn, Samuel and Gray Brown; nephew-in-law, Kenneth
Beneby; three nieces-in-law, Samantha Woods, Tashell
Wells and Anita Brown; two grandnephews, Shandon
Wells Jr, and Kenneth Beneby Jr; four grandnieces, Tura,
Brianna Joseph, Calvinique McPhee and Tyesha Woods;
cousins, Terryann, Romer, Merlene, Donna, Tasha, Ricardo,


Perry, Kevin and Colin Johnson; and numerous other relatives
and friends, Alton Brown, Arrington Woodes, Narasha Hanna
and family, Britia Barry, Joyce Armbrister, Christopher,
Marilyn Miller and family, Kimberley Deveaux and family,
Gwendolyn Pinder and family, Joanna Smith and family, the
Nairn family, the Washhouse family, Katie and family, Five
Pond Lot family and Tito Minns, the Grove family, the Kemp
Road and Shirley Street family, staff of Male Medical I, The
Grove Temple family, Kirkland Symonette, Sandra Rolle and
family, Charlen Outten and family, the Brown family, Cassie
Fernander, Felton Stratchan and the Johnson family.

Relatives and friends may pay their respects at Evergreen
Mortuary, Mackey Street from 10am until 6pm and again at
the church on Saturday from 12 noon until service time.


WISNER MERRIUS, 43


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of Carmichael Road and formerly of
Haiti will be held on Saturday, July
12, 2008 at Ebenezer Baptist Church,
Carmichael Road at 2pm. Officiating
will be Pastor Laurent Popouloute.
Interment will follow in the Southern
Cemetery, Cowpen and Spikenard
Roads.


ILeft to cherish fond memories are
S) his wife Ilonie Merrius; daughter,
Ashley Merrius; five sisters, Mm
Saintamand nee Alda, Mm Fortinat nee Remita, Mm
Acephence nee Acelia, Mm Wilbert Philius nee Dieula all of
Haiti and Mm Wilner Dorvilus nee Odalette of Miami, Florida;
two brothers, Perchise and 0 Ranus Merrius; three uncles, St
Ibart, Charius and Ticome Dorvilien; nine brothers-in-law,
Acephine-Mano Bernadien, Wilbert Philius, St-amand Valcius,
Foritna Candio, Origes Pierre, Arrios Dirasier, Personel
Charles, Paul and Wilmer Dovilus of Miami, Florida; sister-
in-law, Mm Inocent Derelus et Famille; four nephews, Jn
Claude St Verture, Jn Robert Philius, Jn Marck and Jony
Derelus; numerous cousins including, Seradien Cilien et
families, Francois G Dieudonne et Famille, Wilner Pierre et
Famille, Mackda Auguste, Acenor Pierre et Famille, Mm
Likene et Famille, Mora Pierre, Jn Toutou Dorvilien, Rosene
Pierre et Famille and Jesila Liberiius; numerous other relatives
and friends including, Itilia, Alceme, Soya et Famille,Lucien
Dorival, Alceius, Alfranqueur, Rebert, Markly Dezer, Mm
Merilian Deshommes, Benoi Claud et Famille, Marilinie
Cadeau Dicerlien and Arvon Marcial et Famille.

Relatives and friends may pay their respects at Evergreen
Mortuary,Mack^eStreftinFidayfrom,0antlunti6. 6pin and
again at church on Saturday from 1pm until service tinI.


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Elizabeth "Lizzy"
Bowles, 47


of Millerton,
t Long Island
f twill be held on
Saturday, 12th
July, 2008, at
10:00 a.m., at
Zs f r The Church of
G o d o f
Prophecy, Burnt
Ground, North
Long Island.
Officiating will
be District
Overseer
G e o r g e
Thompson. Interment follows in Culmer's
Cemetery, North Long Island.

Left to cherish fond memories are her
husband: Neval Bowles; one daughter:
Shirleymae Bowles; six sons: Neval Bowles
Jr. (deceased), Howard, Kevin Bowles
(deceased), Dennis, Wellington and Patrick
Bowles; father: Pastor Garnet Rolle;
stepmother: Mary Rolle; four sisters:
Rosemary Brice, Estermae Knowles, Eloise


Emile and Corporal 213 Annamae Rolle; six
brothers: PC 2190 Andrew Rolle, Jeffery,
Leon, Daniel, Timothy and Ezekiel Rolle;
two aunts: Agnes Francis of Nassau and
Estelle Adderley of Millerton, Long Island;
four uncles: Alfred Dixon of Burnt Ground,
Long Island, Joseph Rolle of Devils Point,
Cat Island, Albert Adderley and Lucien
Medius; six brothers-in-law, eight sisters-
in-law, sixteen nieces, ten nephews,
numerous cousins and special friends
including: Pastor Stubbs, Carmetha and
Dorothea Francis, Anthony, Andrew,
Nathaniel, the Adderley, Dixon, Bowles and
Smith families, Hilda Glinton and family,
The Church of God of Prophecy Church
family, Pastor Ferguson and family (Minnie
Street). And special thanks to the Community
Clinic Staff in Simms Long Island and other
relatives and friends too numerous to
mention.

Relatives and friends may pay their last
respects at Newbold Brothers Chapel,
Palmetto Avenue & Acklins Street off Market
and East Streets on Wednesday from 10:00
a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Friday at the Church in
Long Island from 5:00 p.m. until service
time on Saturday.


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Marguerite Neymour Graindort, 37
!of Palm Beach Street and formerly of
Bowen Sound Andros will be held on
Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at Bowen Sound
Pentecostal Church, Bowen Sound
Andros. Officiating will be Pastor
Thomas Mackey and State Bishop Ellis
: BFarrington assisted by Elder Christopher
Minnis. Interment in The Bowen Sound
Public Cemetery.
She is survived by her Husband:
Wilguns Graindort; Father- Randolph
.' *Mother- Almarie Neymour; One son-
Mandel Hall
Two Daughters- Pedira and Pearinque Hall; Grand Daughter: Deshanique
Johnson; 5 Sisters -Miriam Bell, Monique Neely, Sheena Johnson, Shirley,
and Lawanda Neymour; 13 Brothers -Otis, Troy, Brandon, Randy Jr.
and Ronnie Neymour, Tino Scott, Torrey Forbes, Shawn, Dillon, Mathew,
Timothy, Roger. And Rupert Johnson; 14 Aunts-Isabella Nesbitt, Victoria,
Gloria, Marian, Virgina and Olive Curtis, Fearlise Whyms, Patsy, Magnola,
Arline, Veronica, Anna, and Betty Neymour, and Renay Moore; Grand
Aunt-Anna Bell of Man-o-war Sound;
11 Uncles-George Curtis of Freeport Grand Bahama, Hubert, Clevan,
Emmanuel and Rev. Nathaniel Curtis, Ronald, Cedric, Mervin, Ivan and
Sidney Neymour and Mo Moore; Nieces- Jasmine Neymour, DeShantae
Bell, Sherllia Neymour, Shanyria Neymour, Denria Neymour, Randshia
Neymour, Rekshia Neymour, Adinia Neymour, Brandnique Neymour;
Nephews- Rashone, Travone, Troy Jr., Travine Neymour, Darious, Tino,
Irado and Trico Neymour, Randy Jr., Brandon Jr., Lynden Whyms Jr.
Raquone Neymour, Jamal and Ram6n Neely, Desmond and Dennis Bain,
Devron, Deon Jr., Dovano, and Dorenzo Bell; Father in-law-Antone
Graindort;
Mother in-Law-Jacqueline Graindort; 9 Sister-in Laws- Keisha, Annette
and Denver Neymour, Gloria, and Oltine, Nerline Monfils and Andre
Gladys and Mariefrance Arrisene, and Bayasni Cole; Brother-in Law-
Deon Bell;
Numerous Cousins including- Pauline and Paulette Leadon, Pauline
Rahming, Pearl Hinsey, Henry, Paul, Fredrick and Joseph Bain, Bernard
,Hayward and Millie, Florie, Ida, Cyril Nesbit, Sherry, Maria, and Lucy
Curtis, Elvis, Maria, Joanne and Donald Neymour, Rosie, Maydawn, Dora,
Lamont, Remond,Cedric Jr., Jackie, Lorry, Kirk, Terry, Castina, Frankie
Judy, Cynthia, Charlie, Brian Moore
Numerous other relatives and friends-Sybil Hanna, Porsha, the Mackey,
Bain and Braynen families, the Bell, Coakley Tucker and Wilson family,
Management and staff of Frank Hanna Janitorial, the Hall Family, The
Staff of Female Medical ward #2. The entire community of Central Andros
The body will repose at Kurtiss Memorial Mortuary, Robinson Road and
Fifth Street on Thursday from 12:00 Noon until 5:00 P.M. and at the church
in Bowen Sound on Friday from 1:00 P.M. until service time on Saturday..


Ricardo 'Ricky' 'Judge'Davis, 47
of Hatchet Bay Eleuthera will be held
on Saturday at 3:00 P.M. at St. Catherine
Catholic Church, Hatchet Bay, Eleuthera.
Officiating will be Monsignor John
Johnson. Interment in Big Bay Cemetery,
Hatchet Bay.
He is survived by wife: Annamae; 1
Daughter: Lakeishan Raquel Davis-
Munroe;
1 Stepdaughter: Corporal 2707 Beckford;
3 Stepsons: Dwayne, Navardo and
Corniel Johnson; 9 Sisters: Vivian
Rahming, Sylvia King Bannister, Ethelyn
Anthony, Judith Roker, Laverne
Saunders, Anishka Darville, Eureka Archaki of Pennsylvania, Ursula Wells
and Anya Davis; 7 Brothers: Thomas King of Freeport Grand Bahama,
Deon Dames, Ernest, Jack, Peter, Lynden and Bertram Davis; 1 Aunt:
Catherine Carile of Miami Fla.; 24 Nieces: Paula Clarke, Patricia and
Latonia Rahming, Nadia Johnson,
Asta Mackey, Angelica Roker, Fredericka Anthony, Frenae, Sheniquea,
Shantel, Shequera King, Frenchesca Archaki, Ellisandrea and Ellisia
Wells, Donise and Dionteish Dames, Devette Greenslate, Jacquelette,
Alexandra, Petrez, Eucneeko, Ernestine Davis, Alleia, Alex, Kayshanna
Bethel; 20 Nephews: Dwight, Randy, and Richard Rahming, Trono, Jeremy,
Anthon Davis, Chovez King, Rajiv, Anthony, Adolphus Jr., Alex Archchaki,
Laverick Scott, Navora Roker, Lynden Knowles, Dominick Mckenzie,
Denash Dames, Jawayne, Lavelle, Johnny Jr., Javaro, Jarvish Saunders;
13 Grand Nieces;
11 Grand Nephews; Son-in-law: Joshua Munroe; Mother-in-law: Floretta
Dean;
Sisters-in-law: Myrton King, Natasha Dames, Audrey Belle, Sandra
Johnson, Emily, Shelly and Carol Davis; Brothers-in-law: Stafford Rahming,
Tyrone Roker, Ellison Wells, Cedric and Junior Rolle, Charles Pinder and
Frederick Anthony;
3 Nephews-in-law: Marvin Mackey, Dean Johnson and Clinton Clarke,
Numerous relatives and friends including Hazel Carey and Family, Eugie
Tumquest and Family, Stella Zonicle and Family, Arnold Davis and Family,
Miriam Knowles and Family, Olga Bowles and Family, Barbara Ferguson
and Family, McCartney Family of Liberty City Miami Fla., Hilton and
Arttie Johnson, Ethel Cartwright Freeport, Grand Bahama, Julia Bethel
and Family, Bosfield, Troy, Renae, Lovely and Jimmy, Charity, Euna,
Edvenis Saunders, Camel Cox Family, Rosemarie Outten, lois, LaGloria
and Renae of Miami Fla., William Johnson, Lashelle Sands, Lonnie Rolle
and Family, Florence Albury and Family, Edith Hanna and Family, Jessie
and Family of Nassau, Margo Isaac and Family, Harold Cleare and Family,
Buddy and Danny McCardy(Twin Brothers), John Pinder and the entire
Hatchet Bay Community.
The body will repose at Kurtiss Memorial Mortuary, Robinson Road and
Fifth street on Thursday from 12:00 Noon until 5:00 P.M. and at the church
in Hatchet Bay on Friday from 6:00 P.M. until service time on Saturday.


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BRIAN DION
BASTIAN,
affectionately called
"German", 35


a resident of #91 Yellow Elder
Gardens will be held on
Saturday July 12th, 2008
S'10:00am at Zion Baptist
Sj' Church East and Shirley
Streets. Officiating will be Rev.
S". T.G Morrison, assisted by Rev.
Anthony Sampson and
terment will follow in the Old Trail Cemetery Old Trail
bad. Services have been entrusted to Gate Way Memorial
uneral Chapel Mount Royal Avenue and Kenwood Street.

eft to cherish his Memories are his mother: Mrs. Valderine
mes, Sister: Ms. Gina James, Adopted Sister: Ms. Joanne
nowles, Five Adopted Brothers: Mr. Whitney Bastian,
migration Officer Mr. Norman Bastian, Minister
lennuille Roberts. leading Able Seaman Mr. Joseph
nowles, leading Able Seaman Stephen Bastian.. Four (4)
ncles: Mr Kingley Bethel, Mr. Solomon Bastian, Mr.
adeus Bastian and Wellington Knowles. Seven (7) Aunts:
*s. Sylvia Bethel, Mrs. Beryl Taylor, Bishop Paula Davis,
rs. Phyllis Bastian, Mrs. Jennimae Campbell, Ms. Agnes
nowles, Ms. Cathleen Knowles; numerous Nieces and
ephews: Whitney Bastian Jr. Mr. Norman Bastian Jr.
ljaynae Knowles, Jodi Knowles, Nijay Rolle, Patrick
ands, Temekelle Camekell. Relatives and Friends: The
astian Family, The Evans Family, The Pennerman Family,
ishop E. Randy Fraser and the Pilgrim Family, Bishop
odney Roberts and Five Porches Family. Doctor and
urse at (P .M.H) Princess Margrett Hospital, A&E, True
lood bank and Male Medical #2 Dr. Gomer, Dr. Orlander,
arry Smith (Freeport), Joey Knowles, Cleomi Charlton,
esmond "Dancee" Burrows, Winston Pinder, Michael
emeritte, Roosevelt Moss, Lil Jim, Johnny, Chea, Warren
ockhart, Donald Rahmjng, Cedric Farrington, Sean
omerz, Abraham Adderley, Ali Lowe, Chris, Elaine, The
entire Bahamas Valley Pool Association and a host of other
relatives and Friends.

friends may pay their last respects at the funeral home on
riday from 10:00am to 6:00pm and on Saturday from
:00am till service time at the Church.


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BRO. ANTONIO
JAMAL RIGBY, 25

a resident of Elizabeth Estates, will
be held at Evangelistic Temple,
Collins Ave, on Saturday at 11:00
a.m. Officiating will be Pastor Eugene
Cleare, assisted by Pastor Cyril Sands
& Pastor Vernon Moses. Interment
follows in Woodlawn Gardens,
Soldier Road.

He is survived by: his mother: Nancy Rigby, one sister: Prisca
Rigby-Pulz of Switzerland, one brother: Delvin Rigby, grandmother:
Olga Rigby, brother-in-law Oliver Pulz, 18 uncles: Reginald,
Anthony, Baldwin Sr. and John Rigby, Rev. Victor Rolle, Richard
Lightboume, Neville Smith, Alphonso, Romeo, Rev. Prince 0.,
Duke Sr., Ortland Jr., Kirkland (K.B.), Reortland, Charles, John
Sr. and Wilton Bode; 18 aunts: Evang. Lolamae Rolle, Euterpie
Rigby, Janet Lightboume, Alana (Jeanice) Smith, Rev. Louise
Rigby, Karen, Sophie and Barbara Rigby, Dr. llonka Roker, Ironaca
Morris-Baker, Reorien Rolle, Venus Ryan, Yvonne Smith, Beautis
Morales, Althea Stewart, Rose Stubbs, Glorina Jackson, Sylvia
Mitchell and Natalie Bode-Dean; 2 grand aunts Mother Effie
Braynen and Francis Wilson; 2 grand uncles: George and Alfred
Emmanuel; numerous cousins including: Wendell and Allan Rigby,
Antoinette Armstrong, Sonia Dean, Theus Fountain, Bacchus
Rolle, Dulcie Smith, Dr. Reginald Neymour, Derel Thompson, D'
Andra Rigby, Vonetta Johnson, Raynard Edgecombe, Karen Bain,
Jonnell, Jonniece and M'Kyle Rigby, Anthony Jr., Alexis, Anthon,
Samantha, Candice, Baldwin Jr., Weniscka, Weneisha and
Wenchanta Rigby, Keno, Theo, Blair and Sophie Smith and
D'Qheilyo Bethel, Kanesha Fountain and Kahilya Munroe; host
of other relatives and friends including: Wilbur Major, Lois Bethel,
Lois Moncur, Edna Dean, Lillian Rigby, Garfield Armstrong, Heidi
Rigby, Clete Dean, Patrick Smith, Keith Thompson, Carol Neymour,
Kimberly Rolle, Doron and Dumarge Darling, Commodore Davy
Rolle, (ret.), Wendy Craigg, Governor Central Bank, Joan Rolle,
Dr. Christopher Basden, Rachael Williams, Andrew Morris, Bernard
Smith, Yvette Thompson, Yvenna Brown, Anastacia Sargent,
Kwame and Kwesi Ryan, Clara Emmanuel, Vernal and Janet
McFall, Barbara Lloyd, Merilyn, Godfrey, Richard, Joshua and
Val, Angela and Yvette Braynen, Anton Deveaux, Marco and
Melony McFall, Melissa and Oscar McIntosh, Minique McFall,
Kersch and Donella Lloyd, Omar, Ramon and D' Andra, Tina and
Jeremy Braynen, Youshicko Gilbert, Janae Rolle, Tenel, Corey,
Richard Jr., Javal and Isaiah Braynen, The Management and Staff
of Bahamas Business Solutions Lts., The Staff and Students of
Success Training College, Bishop Ros and Pastor Althea Davis,
Rev. R. Eugene Clare and Rev. Dr. Rosetta V. Clare / Rhema
Christian Ministries, and the Antigua Street, Elizabeth Family.

Friends may pay their last respects at Demeritte's Funeral Home,
Market Street, from 10a.m.-6:00 p.m. on Friday and on Saturday
at the church from 10:00 a.m. until service time.











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GEORGE WHITFIELD
ASTWOOD, 87

a resident of Palmetto Ave. & formerly of
J Larrimore's Turks & Caicos Island, will
V V be held at St. Barnabas Anglican Church,
Blue Hill & Wulff Roads, on Saturday at
S 10:00 a.m. Officiating will be Rev'd Fr.
H Joseph Mycklewhyte, assisted by Canon
Basil Tynes. Interment follows in
Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road.

i. Precious memories will always linger in
the hearts of his loving wife: Ilene; Sons:
George Jr., Andrew and Llewellyn Astwood Daughters: Hazel Turnquest,
Beatrice Astwood, Vera Watkins, Victoria Ambrister, Cheryl Astwood-
Fountain, Lillian Astwood-Clarke Sisters: Vivian Peters, Veda Scott and
Lucy Clarke; Brothers: Lewis and Lea Astwood; Grandchildren: Anastacia
Astwood, Charmekka Larrimore, Charesa Turnquest; Troy, Tracy, Timone
and Tenille Major; Frantz, Kristy and Floyd Jr. Watkins; Natasha and Antoine
Astwood, Nancy Johnson, Rod Rahming, Adrian and Katrina Knowles;
Herman (Mikey), Darius and Stefan Ambrister; Andreica Taylor, Shavonya,
Tasmin, Andrew, Andero and Andera Astwood, Apryll Williams, Cleo Ellis
and Roosevelt Jones; Kendle, Kamico and Keiland Clarke; Adrian, Samuel,
Dorrington, Daphne, Jerome, Clifton, Dwight, Sandra, Leron and Llewellyn
Jr., Laron, Lamont and Nicolas Astwood and Sophie Neely, Milagros
Watkins, Jason and Yvolande Strachan; Great-grandchildren: Chanaze,
Chanarae, Caroline, Vinesa, Taheer, Tyra, Tisunne, Tezar, Rashad, Alexia,
Javon, Acacia, Alicia, Crystal, Sean, Darrennise, Michael (Josh), Jasonique,
Jaydon, Jaeonne, Jamar, Valentino, Andrew, Theo, Lamont, Antwan, Jason
J r., Brianna, Yordrique, Willow and James; Great-great-grandchildren:
Theo Jr. Grand-sons-in-law: Eric Larrimore, Darren Johnson, Jason Taylor
and Pablo Watkins; Grand-daughters-in-law: Regina Major and Sheniqua
Astwood Nieces: Majorie Leary, Veronica Griffin, Yvonne Seymour, Cleomie
Gaskin, Sandra Lewis, Sisley Hutchinson, Doreen Whitehead, Ruth Wood,
Naomi Knowles, Eleanor Yearwood, Marilyn Deveaux, Mavis Scott,. Shirlene
Butler, Cheri an Wood, Val Wood, Nancy Peters, Cheryl Tull, Joan Sutton,
Idalia Astwood, Kenisha Bacchus, Khalila Astwood-Dorsette, and SallyJean
Astwood, Betty and Barbara Scott; Nephews: Keith, Glenroy, Geoffrey,
Russell, John, Willis Jr., Eric, Frederick and Richard Wood, George and
Lewis Peters, Terrance, Steven, Audley, Shawn, Stevenson, Lewis Jr., Ian,
Edwin, Menelik, James and Lea Jr. Astwood; Derek, Alden and Roland
Scott and Norris Turnquest; Daughters-in-law: Claudette, Marion, Princess
and Rosalind Astwood; Sons-in-law: Charles Turnquest, Floyd Watkins,
Herman Ambrister and Anthony Fountain; Sisters-in-law: Jean Astwood,
Cynthia Swann, Patience Leo Missick and Victoria Missick; Brothers-in-
law: James, Emmanuel, Franklyn, Robert and Eric Missick, Alexander
Swann and Wendal Scott; Cousins: James Musgrove and Family, Annis
Bowleg and Family, Mary Penn-Knowles, Jane Adderley and Family, Yvette
Archer and Family, Jenny Higgs and Family, Charles Johnson, Carolie
Wilson and Family, Robert Hall and Family, Sherlock and Carolee Hamilton,
Uda Penn, Marilyn Lightbourne, Fuller Forbes, Roy Adams, Pauline Taylor,
Muriel, Lillian, Sue, and William Penn; A host of Relatives and Friends
including: Eleanor Knowles and Family, Dale Dorsette and Family, Frank
Lightbourne, Dr. John Godet, the Penn, Fritz, Williams, Delancy and Outten
Families, the Family of the late Addison and Beatrice Turnquest, the Family
of the late Carl and Rebecca Watkins, Carrimelda Outten and Family, Mario
Lightboume, Nelson Francis and Family, Alvetha Black and Family" Jamelle


Bodie, Raniah Rahming, Jeff (Jephter) Stubbs, Leshima Virgill, Renalda
Green, Rona Knowles, Jesssica Knowles, Blossom Meadows and Family,
Hilda Taylor and Family, Max Rolle and Family, Marie Newbold and Family,
Charlotte Rolle and Family, Yvonne Burrows and Family, Jeffrey Lowe,
Deloris Lightbourne and Family, Gertrude Demeritte and Family, Bishop
Joseph and Rosalind Swann and Family, the Brougham Street Family
especially Coralee and Ms. Mildor, the Fort Fincastle Family especially
Mr. Kemp, Mr. Ingraham (Truant Officer),The St. Barnabas and St. Margaret
Church Families.

Friends may pay their last respects at Demeritte's Funeral Home, Market
Street, from 10 a.m.-6:00 p.m. on Friday and on Saturday at the church .
from 9:00 a.m. until service time.



NOEL EMMANUEL
". HENDERSON, SR., 83

a resident of Summer Haven, South Beach
& formerly of Matthew Town, Inagua, will
be held at St. Gregory's Anglican Church,
Carmichael Road, on Friday at 11:00 a.m.
Officiating will be Rev. Fr. Atma Budhu.
Interment follows in Woodlawn Gardens,
Soldier Road.

He is dearly missed by his wife of 62 years:
Mabel Advilda Henderson; Five Children:
Barbara Pratt, Noel M. Henderson II,
Dorchen Richardson, Jeffrey C. Henderson and Monique Marshall; 3 sisters:
Terricita Henderson, Eloise Nixon & Gwenneth Lockhart; 2 sons-in-law:
Marcel Pratt & Bert Marshall; 2 daughters-in-law: Francina Henderson &
Natasha Henderson; 19 Grand-children: Pearl & Marcel Pratt, PC 2234
Wilfred Pratt, Jason, Elmore & Chet Pratt; Ricardo Henderson, Nicole
Henderson-Smith, Kristal Henderson, Noel Henderson 111, Corey Richardson;
Vashaun, Drew, Peyton & Zane Henderson; Sean Symonette Jr.; Gia, Bert
& Kody Marshall; 5 Great-Grandchildren: Dana Pratt, Shandon Smith,
Kristina Maycock, Amir Wells and Raquel Henderson; 1 grandson-in-law:
Dion Smith; 2 grand daughters-in-law: Cynthia Henderson & Dr. Inga Pratt;
Numerous families and friends including:. Eugenie Darville & family, Reubin
& Katherine Knowles & family, Lorraine Henderson & family, the Late
Sam Henderson's family, the Late Pearl Ingraham's family, the Late Anna
Ingraham's family, the Late Edna Adderley's family, Gwenneth Lockhart's
family, Eloise Nixon's family, Terrecita Henderson's family, Carl Pinder's
family, Bernice Nixon, Nurse Margaret Rodgers & family, Dr. Juana Rodgers-
Rolle, Donna Henderson, Curlene Williams, William and Fredrica Thompson
& family, Don Pinder & family, the family of the late Rosie Cartwright, the
family of the late Adell McQuay, the family of the late Evelyn Stuart of
New York, George & Bloneva Darville and family, Avis Outten, Patrice
Wells, Leviticus (Romeo) Farrington & Family, Michael Cooper & family,
Wilkinson family, Thompson family, Pinder family, Chester Marshall and
family, St. Gregory's Anglican Church family, Christ the King Anglican
Church Family and the BEC family.

Friends may pay their last respects at Demeritte's Funeral Home, Market
Street, from 10 a.m.-6:00 p.m.on Wednesday & on Friday at the church
from 10:00 a.m. until service time.


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JULIAN ANGELO
MILLER, 44

a resident fo Rupert Dean Lane, will be
held at Apostle of the Endtime Church,
Ferguson & West Streets, on Saturday at
S 11 :00 a.m. Officiating will be Apostle
Carlos Wallace. Interment follows in
Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road.

.. Left to. cherish his memories are his
parents: Carmel & Vemice Miller; 2 sons:
Christopher Miller & Julian Johnson; 1
daughter: Brittany Miller; 1 brother: Antonio Davis; 1 step brother:
Rudolph Albury; 1 adopted brother: Harold Jeudi; 6 sisters: Verdell
Bonner, llean Munnings, Marilyn Davis, Gillian Miller, Monique
Cartwright & Christine Miller; 4 uncles: James & Samuel Scott, James
Strachan & James Bowe; 2 aunts: Joycelyn Josey Bowe & Anna Saunders;
1 granduncle: Samuel Miller; 3 grandaunts: Bertha Miller, Geneva Miller
& Cardel Russell; 15 nephews: Eric, Dwayne, Dwight Pratt, Eddison &
Lawrence Munnings, Monteze Rolle, Damany Cooper, Alexious Walkes,
Christin Johnson, Raycharles Cartwright Jr., Anton Davis, Evon
Colebrooke, Dino Albury, Mark & Carlos Poitier; 12 nieces: Odell
Newton, Patrice Munnings, Portia Rolle, Alice Lafleur, Shanika Arnette,
Latonia Davis, Kristen Adderley, Antonesia Davis, Christanique Johnson,
Raynique Cartwright, Kieanna Grant & Shadia Poitier; 2 brothers-in-
law: Rick Bonner & Raycharles Cartwright Sr.; 1 sister-in-law: Carlene
Davis; godparent: Claudia Ferguson; 3 nephews-in-law: Dion Newton
Sr., Earle Lafleur Sr. & Keith Rolle; 1 niece-in-law: Tika Munnings; 14
grandnephews: Dion & Donava Newon, Keno & Cameron Saunders,
Monteze & Manteze Rolle, Gerrard Davis, Raynario Bain, Eddison I, II,
III & Cameron Munnings, Earle Lafleur Jr & Laquentin Cash Jr.; 9
grandnieces: Feliesha Woodside, Nikita Newton, Keithra, Arakeshia &
Angel Rolle, Shannell Rolle & Orinique Fynes, Erica & Diamonique
Pratt; 43 cousins: Jeffery Hepburn, Yule Hoyte, Spencer Mackey,
Jonniemae, Derick & Lisa Bowe, Jennifer Turnquest, Hazel Bevans,
Yvonne McPhee, Elsa Miller, Natasha Gallaway of Canada, Urshuia
Pratt, Donna Patton, Kimberley & Olivia Strachan, Rachel, Nicole &
Neman Bastian, Charles & Dale Lightbourne, Randolph, Alexander,
Lennox, Daniel, Quentin, Giovanni, Gerrard, Sabastian, Cardero, Cohen,
Horatio, Marsha, Janet, Yvette, Corene, Dannel, Patricia, Brittany,
Jamestine, Sharika, Antionette Scott, Nicole Miller & Marvin Flowers;
other relatives & friends: the Lightbourn family, the Miller family, Louise
Johnson & family, the Simmons family, Ceaserinia Hepburn & family,
Ehamon Miller family, Andrew Miller, Ali Walkes, Eugene Dean, Alfred
Smith, Alfred Walkes, Christopher Adderley, Lulamae Brown & family,
Minerva Edwards & family, Magrine Moss & family, Sheldon Grant,
Dennis Bodie, Ellison Munnings & family, Keno Saunders, Fredricka
Bethel, the Scott & Evans family of Nicholls Town, Andros, Mary Whyms
& family, Paul Moss & family, Samuel Moss & family, Earthamae
Johnson, Eleanor Rahming, Lavette Miller, the Dept. of Environmental
Health family, the Rupert Dean Lane & Augusta Street family & the Bain
Town Community.

Friends may pay their last respects at Demeritte's Funeral Home, Market
Street, from 10 a.m.-6:00 p.m. on Friday and on Saturday at the church
from 10:00 a.m. until service time.


!* ELDER ZERLANE
VICTORIA
SMITH-EMMANUEL,
85

a resident of Elizabeth Estates, will be
held at Evangelistic Temple, Collins Ave,
*:, on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Officiating will
be Pastor Eugene Cleare, assisted by
Pastor Cyril Sands & Pastor Vernon
Moses. Interment follows in Woodlawn
Gardens, Soldier Road.

She is survived by: one daughter Nancy Rigby; step daughters and their
spouses: Jacqueline Bethell-Carey and Kenneth Carey, Evangeline and
Wilfred Minnis, and Elizabeth Bethell; Stepsons and their Spouses: Phillip
and Gloria Bethel of Tampa, Florida, Hugh and Marion Bethell; grand
children: Prisca Rigby-Pulz and Delvin Rigby; two sisters: Effie Braynen
and Francis Wilson; two brothers: George and Alfred Emmanuel; one
brother-in-law, Arthur Braynen; nieces: Clara Emmanuel of Bradenton,
Florida, Barbara Lloyd, Merilyn and Angela Braynen, Yvette Braynen
of Tallahasse, Florida, Leotha Mackey, Joycelyn Cleare, Ruth Sears;
nephews: Vernal and Janet McFall, Richard Braynen Sr. of Bradenton,
Florida, Godfrey and Joshua Braynen, Carlton Strachan, Bishop Leroy
and Miriam Emmanuel, Allen and Edward Emmanuel; other relatives
and friends, including: Anton and Latrell Deveaux Sr., Anton Deveaux
Jr., Kersch and Donella Lloyd, Kersch Lloyd Jr., Omar, Ramon and
Richard Braynen Jr. of Bradenton, Florida, Deandra, Jerimey, Lemoniqua,
Tina, Angelo, and Janae, Tenell, Javal, and Isaiah Braynen, Kai Ward,
Alex Gibson, Youshicko Gilbert, Marco and Melanie McFall, Melissa,
Oscar and Nathan McIntosh, Minique, Jeffery, Jewel and Jasmine Tynes,
Icelyn McFall, Vandorene Russell, Shequeba, Joseph Jr., Luquesha,
Lashay, Lasharia, Teria, Justin, Radesh, Michael, Armstrong Jr., Reshara,
Tickeem, Ricarda, Shawn and Shanay McFall, Kenneth Johnson Sr.,
Kenneth Johnson Jr., Lilliamae and Rosemary Pratt, Christopher Johnson,
Christine Sands, Manwella Simms, Sabrina Burrows, Andrew and Corey
Braynen, Viola Knowles, Stephanie Sturrup, Michael and Sheryl, Cyril ,
and Stacey, Pastor Ivan and Donnell Carey, Tammy Miller, Monique and
Wilfred Minnis, Deborah, Trevor and Kenny, Sophie, Valentino, Crystal,
Cyril and Sparkle, Andy, Niles, Tony and Charles Bethell, Eddy and
Karen Kitchen, Angelique McKinney, Rev. Fr. Peter and Sally Grist, and
Remelda Johnson; Pastor R. Eugene Clare and Rev. Dr. Rosetta
Clare/Rhema Christian Ministries, Pastor Cyril Sands and church family,
Great Jehovah Prayer Band including Sisters Esthermae Paul, Leanczar
Hanna and Yvonne Deveaux, Hellen Addison, Bishop Ros and Althea
Davis/Golden Gates Assembly, Pastor Victor Cooper/Bethany Baptist
Chfuch, Pastor Clyde Miller/Miracle Deliverance Church, Mr. & Mrs.
Llewelyn Gardiner, Ernestine Bethel McKenzie, Deborah Pratt and family,
Antoinette Sands, Mr. & Mrs. Michael Minns, Mavern, Mark, Marisha,
Elizabeth Estates Family, the Yellow Elder Senior Citizens Centre, & the
Central Staffing Unit (PMH).

Friends may pay their last respects at Demeritte's Funeral Home, Market
Street, from 10 a.m.-6:00 p.m. on Friday and on Saturday at the church
from 10:00 a.m. until service time.


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FREEPORT
11A East Coral Road, Freeport, G.B., Bahamas
P.O. Box F-42312
Telephone: (242) 373-1115 / (242) 373-1471
Pager: (242) 340-8043 Fax: (242) 373-3005


NASSAU
Robinson and Soldier Roads, Nassau, N.P., Bahamas
P.O. Box CB-12072
Telephone: (242) 394-8043 / (242) 394-8047
Pager: (242) 340-8043 Fax: (242) 340-8034


FUNERAL SERVICES FOR


COLIN WILLIAM
"BUNNA"
EWING, 88

w .OF PINE DALE, EIGHT MILE ROCK,
GRAND BAHAMA AND FORMERLY
OF PROVIDENCIALES, TURKS AND
CAICOS ISLANDS WILL BE HELD AT
THE BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH,
PINE DALE, EIGHT MILE ROCK,
: GRAND BAHAMA ON SATURDAY,
JULY 12, 2008 AT 11:00AM.
'-OFFICIATING WILL BE REV.
5 FRANKLIN DENNIS MISSICK,
t&' ASSISTED BE REV. JAMES YOUNG.
-INTERMENT WILL FOLLOW IN THE
HARBOUR WEST PUBLIC CEMETERY, EIGHT MILE ROCK, GRAND
BAHAMA.

Left to cherish his memories are his 4 Sons: Franklyn, Gilbert, Frederick and
Don Ewing; 3 Daughters: Linda Forbes, Jacqueline "Jackie" Robinson and
Queena Ewing; Adopted Son: Police Officer #367 Ken Parker; 28 Grandchildren:
Audrey, Melicia, Joan Harvey, Evelyn and Eva Missick, Mario, Stephanie Harvey,
Tameka, Milton, Cordero, Cordell, Cordecia, Cordesha, Shandira, Anish, Don
Jr., Donnavon, Donnica, Doatray, Lavardo, Lavette, Tyrique, Dominic, Clarence,
Omar, Monique, Joseph Jr. and Javon; Sister: Doris Walkine of Providenciales,
Turks and Caicos Islands; Adopted Brother: Headley Forbes; 20 Great
Grandchildren: Dexter Jr., Audranique, Antonique, Glorianna, Chelsea, Chloe,
Jasmine, Steve Jr., Brenna, Terrinique, La-trell, Leonardo, Cierria, Monea, Mataya,
Bre, Ashlyn, Aaron, Marley and Ka-mauri; 26 Nieces: Dorothy, Tina, Ninna,
Barbara, Judy Knowles, Jackie, Nina, Judy, Denise, Yvette Bain, Nyoshe, Ingid,
Yvette Russell, Owanta Wilson, Owanta Walkine, Hartlyn, Yvonne, Annamae,
Inez, Winnifred, Ri; i, Betty, Sybilene, Donna, Onemia and Beverly; 24 Nephews:
Lynden, Sherlock. Harold, Maxwell, Stevie, Vincent, Ashwood, King, Claridge,
Loften, Wendell, Ricky, Dwight, Gladstone, Raymond, Leroy, William, Bernard,
George, Keith, T- rance, Crayton, Maxwell and Franklyn Ewing; Sister-in-law:
Cicely Ewing; 2 Daughters-in-law: Etta and Paulette Ewing; 2 Sons-in-law:
Deacon Joseph Robinson and Solomon Forbes; 2 Grandsons-in-law: Willard
-. Harvey and Cyril Harvey Jr.; Numerous Grandnieces and nephews; and a host
of other relatives and friends including: Idamae, Enid, Jewlean and Hilly
Ewing, Kathleen, Enos, Willis, Ruben and Eula Grant, Sands Walkine, Samuel
Knowles, Lovie Delancy, Timothy Dean Jr., Wilma Walkine, Virginia Wilson,
Tericeta Morley, Ken Wilson, Eleanor Black & Family, William Parker & Family,
Shantell Lettice & Family, Michael Robinson & Family, Rev. Nelson Forbes &
Family, Rev. George Brown & Family, Rev. James Young & Family, Rev. Mack
Duncanson & Family, Rev. Dennis Missick & Family, Whitfield Smith & Family,
Rev. Lindy Harris Russell & Family, Shirley Bain & Family, Louise Sears &
Family, Myrtis Roberts & Family, Violet Butterfield & Family, Mary Wright &
Family, Cyril Harvey Sr. & Family, Sharon Hield & Family, Betty Ewing, Anita
Mills, the Staff of Freeport Jet Wash, the Staff of Colombian EmeraldsInternational,
Straw Vendors at the Freeport Harbour, Caravel Zion Baptist Church Family,
Bethel Baptist Church Family, Doctors and Nurses at the Rand Memorial Hospital,
especially on the Male Medical Ward, Dr. and Mrs. Ohueyi, Mrs. Comaleena
Perpal & Family, Mr. Albert Francis & Family, Mrs. Muriel Smith & Family,
Mr. Robert Culmer & Family, Kelly Bartlett, Rosina Forbes & Family, Brad's
Car Rental, the Staff of Prescription Parlor Pharmacy E.M.R. and many more
too numerous to mention.

VIEWING WILL BE HELD IN THE "SERENITY SUITE" OF RESTVIEW


MEMORIAL MORTUARY AND CREMATORIUM LIMITED, 11-A EAST
CORAL ROAD, FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA ON FRIDAY FROM 10:00
P..M. TO 6:00 P.M AND AT THE CHURCH ON SATURDAY FROM 9:30
A.M. UNTIL SERVICE TIME.


CHERRYMAE ALICE
HANNA, 49

OF HUNTER'S, GRAND BAHAMA
WILL BE HELD AT VOICE OF
DELIVERANCE CHURCH, JOBSON
AVENUE, FREEPORT, GRAND
BAHAMA ON SATURDAY, JULY 12,
2008 AT 1:00PM. OFFICIATING WILL
BE APOSTLE LEON WALLACE,
ASSISTED BY PASTOR CARL
CURRY. INTERMENT WILL FOLLOW
IN THE HUNTER'S PUBLIC
CEMETERY, HUNTER'S GRAND
BAHAMA.


Left to cherish her memories are her Husband: Rudolph Hanna Jr.; 4 Sons:
Rodney, Valentino, Jeffrey and Dwight Mclntosh; Daughter: Latoya Mclntosh;
Mother: Zedley Jones; 8 Sisters: Sharon Jones, Betty Ewing, Patricia McDonald,
Fredricka and Pearlean Hanna, Claudell Lewis, Virginia Williams and Annishka
Garay; 2 Grandsons: Yashua Francois and Valentino McIntosh; 4
Granddaughters: Empress Francois, Kaya Tina McIntosh, Rodna and Jasmain
McIntosh; Step-mother: Hazel McIntosh; 4 Aunts: Ann Williams, Christina
Jones, lanthe McIntosh and Hopeful White; 6 Uncles: Vernal and Leland Jones,
Emmanuel Williams, Simeon and Joshua McIntosh and Joel Montel; 8 Nieces:
Osriea Gordon, Shandrea Ewing, Shantell, Charmane and Rochell Brown, Keisha
Waldren, Sherdea Handfield and Shantera Musgrove; 13 Nephews: Raymond,
Chardio and Timothy Jones, Jamine Brown, Lenroy Russell, Jabar Dixon, Kendrick
Bowe, Dennis Femander, Rickey and Jeffy Lewis, Phillip Minnis, Anthony Hanna
and Antoni Garay; Father-in-law: Rudolph Hanna Sr.; 4 Brothers-in-law: Ryan,
Joshua and Sammy Hanna and Brenne Williams; 2 Daughters-in-law: April
Rena Bynes and Michaelia McIntosh; Aunt-in-law: Leanna Munroe; 2 Uncles-
in-law: Mark and George Hanna; 3 Grandnieces; 5Grandnephews; God Sister:
Chinsteen Gibbs and a host of other relatives and friends including: Cynthia
and Wellington Fowler, Pastor Tyrone and Sister Thomas, Peter and Ellamae
Turnquest, Pastor Shirley Stubbs, Apostle Leon Wallace and the entire Voice of
Deliverance Church Family, Jackie McIntosh & Family, Pastor Lenroy Nesbitt
& Family, Pastor Helen Morris & Family, Joann Davis, Raphael Francois, Jeffrey
Musgrove Sr., Elder and Sister Whylly, Elder and Sister Louise Cash, Assisting
General Overseer Pastor Doris Brown & the church family, Pastor Sidney McIntosh
& the Revelation Faith Church Family, Mary Laing, Debbie Hield, Hartly Hanna,
Queenie Hanna, Mark Hanna, Gilbert Ewing, Ivy Green, Delareese Pratt, Minister
Shawn Davis & Family, Oimer Glinton, Minister Ruthmae Adams, Pastor Gerard
Turner, Asst. Pastor Raymond Gordon & the Outreach Church Family, the Doctors
and Nurses of the Rand Memorial and Princess Margaret Hospitals, Rozina Forbes
& Family, Blanche Campbell, Eudane Knowles, Dellarese Mclntosh, Charlotte
Mclntosh, Dolly Garnett, Alzona Kersaint, Evelyn and Lawrence Jones, Philip
Mclntosh, Oatmain Mclntoh

VIEWING WILL BE HELD IN THE "IRENIC SUITE" OF RESTVIEW
MEMORIAL MORTUARY AND CREMATORIUM LIMITED, 11-A EAST
CORAL ROAD, FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA ON FRIDAY FROM
10:00A.M TO 6:00 P.M. AND ON SATURDAY AT THE CHURCH FROM
11:30AM UNTIL SERVICE TIME.


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RUSSELL & PINDER'S

FUNERAL HOME
Eight Mile Rock, Grand Bahama
Telephone: (242) 348-2340/348-2131/352-9398/353-7250
P.O. Box F-40557 Freeport, Grand Bahamas

Fueal Sevc fo th late


CONSTANCE
ci "Dotsie"
JONES, 71

a resident of Jones Town, Eight
Mile Rock, Grand Bahama, will
be held on Saturday, July 12,
2008 at 11:00 a.m., Central Zion
Baptist Church, Eight Mile Rock,
Grand Bahama; Officiating: Rev.
Dr. Elvis Burrows; Assisted by:
Rev. Lindy Russell; Interment:
Mt. Zion Baptist Church
Cemetery.

Left to cherish her memories are: Children: Paddie & Sherick,
Erma, Marcus II & Stephanie, Phillip & Sonya, Gea & Solomon,
Gena & David, Geno & Chanan, Lamont & Suzette; 3 Adopted
Daughters: Levie Rolle, Sharon Bartlett & Vanessa Parker;
Grandchildren: Tadd, Clemente, Paige, & Shermae Martin; Tharon
Munroe; Marcus III, Malik, Kai, Phillip jr. & Philia Jones; K'sia
& Geann Williams; Geno, Geniko, Lamar & Lakyla Jones; Adopted
Grandchildren: Sheritha, Nicholas, Kizmet, Gazel, and
Chantonique Rolle; Clarence Jr., Claron, and Chad Bartlett; La'Rhea
Pinder; Great-grandchildren: Trevae & Tahj; Brothers: Franklyn
(Beryl), Wendell & Kem (Patra) Stuart: Gene Bartlett-deceased
(Jeruna); Sisters: Venda Jones, Vienna Parker & Judymae Rodgers;
1 Uncle: Rev. Dr. Ralph Russell; 4 Aunts: Nathalie & Doris Smith,
Inez Russell, Lillian Stuart (Rhode Island, New York); Nephews:
Michael, Fabian (Sheila), Dwayne (Pat) & Derrick (Jaime) Stuart;
Levante & Keno Parker; Krisjan Stuart; Gregory jr. & Yannick
Rodgers; Preston (Ettamae) & Desmond Jones; Tyrone Bartlette;
Nieces: Yvette Rolle (Pastor Gilbert), Lisa & Javanna Stuart;
Vanessa Parker; Kastacia & Kiajah Stuart; Grier Rodgers; Charlene
Smith & Dee-Dee Jones; Patrice & Sheba Bartlette; 1 Brother-
In-Law: Dr. Rev. Raymond Jones M.B.E. (Jewlene, Carol,
Raymond, Oral, Casey, Walter, Monique & Chavette); 4 Sister-
In-Laws: Erma Baker deceased (Marsha, Chritopher, Kevin &
Gerald); Fermena Johnson deceased (Kenva, Levie, Hilma,
Sanford, Levita, Jessup & Shiela) Daslyn McQueen (Nikita &
Shanard McQueen) Valerie Moore (Tom, Bridgette, Dwight, Steven,
Shanna); Godchildren: John Martin, Leslie Rolle, Jarrod Russell,
Dr. Havard Cooper; Special Friends & Faminily: Rev. Otis &


Barbara Hanna (Bimini); Rev. Ellis Russell & Family; Rev.
Wellington Pinder & Family; Inez Russell & Family; Alma Russell
& Family(Miami); Daswell Beavans & Family (Nassau); Rozena
Johnson & Family(Nassau); Ronnalee & Eardley Saunders &
Family; Agatha Martin & Family; Tammy Forbes & Family; Dr.
Leviticus Rolle; Anthony & Allan Prosper & Family; Donna,
Raynard, & Kierra Jones; Edward Davis & Family; Ginger Moxey
& Family; Bradley Newbold; Jestina Martin; Terricita
(Suggie)Hilton; Dorothy Horton (Nassau); Joan Davis & Family;
Mary Laing & Family; Cochese Hanna & Family;Candy Laing &
Family; Sandy Sawyer & Family; Lynn Newton & Family; Phenny
McPhee; Sheila Forbes & Family; Rosney Cooper & Family; Jackie
Parker & Family; Emerald Robinson & Family; Llewelyn Williams
& Family; Jacqueline Bowe & Family; Evangelist Victoria Palmer;
Shanice Adderley; Keturah Young; Ruthamae Dames (Bimini);
Dorothy and Rev. Sears; Marva Campbell-Cayetano; Orient Rolle;
Inger Dennard-Parrish; Babara (New York) and the Jones Family
Reunion (West Palm Beach Connection); Calvin Bartlette;
Emmanuel Wallace & Family, Geneva Martin & Family; Miss Lee
& Family, Tannis Robinson & Family; Gwen Carroll; Esther &
Sherwood Russell & Family; Mark & Angela Knowles & Family;
Willis & Lois Jones; Flora Smith & Family; Evangeline Jervis &
Family; Dudley & Idalia Romer & Family; Eltha Rolle and Family,
Bloomie Rolle and Family; Preston & Eugie Turnquest; Vernice
Martin & Family (Nassau); Marilyn Johnson; Niomi Stubbs &
Family; Kathy Grant; Sis Delores McIntosh & Family; Bowlene
Wildgoose & Family; Laverne & Reginald Jones & Family; Tony
Pierre & Family; Martin Town Community Prayer Band; Family
of-Central Zion Baptist Church, Family of Mt. Zion Baptist Church,
Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church (West Palm Beach); Gateway
Church (Ft. Lauderdale); Management & Staff of Grand Bahama
Power Company, Management & Staff of Colina Imperial Insurance
Group, Management & Staff of G.B. Taxi Union, Management &
Staff of Polymers International Ltd.; Management & Staff of Taino
Beach Resort., Management & Staff of Container Port, Management
& Staff of Grand Bahama Shipyard and many others too numerous
to mention.

Viewing will be held at Russell's and tinder's Funeral Home,
Eight Mile Rock, on Thursday, J ly 11th, 2008 from 1:00p.m. -
7:00p.m. and on Saturday, July 12th from 9:30 a.m. to service time
at the church.


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Topaz Funeral Service
For


Deaconess Euphemia Joyce
Hepburn-Armbrister, 72


of #09 Danita Drive, Bamboo Town and formerly of Orange
Creek, Cat Island will be held on Saturday, July 12, 2008 at
11am at United Christian Cathedral, Flamingo Gardens. Bishop
Albert H. Hepburn DD, JP, OBE, assisted by other Ministers
will officiate and burial will be in Woodlawn Gardens Cemetery,
Soldier Road.


The Radiance of this "Topaz ofA Gem" will always glow in
the hearts of her:
Husband: Everette William Armbrister;
One Son: William Everette Armbrister of Tamarac, Florida;
Three Daughters: Sandra and Rose Armbrister and Ida
Burrows;
One Grand Child: Sven E. Ambrose;
One Brother: Rev. Donald Newbold of Orange Creek, Cat
Island;
Mother-in-law: Beulah Armbrister;


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One Son-in-law: Philip Burrows;
One Daughter-in-law: Renee M. Armbrister of Tamarac,
Florida;
One Brother-in-law: Selwyn Armbrister;
Four Sisters-in-law: Lorna, Daisy and Monica Armbrister
and Carnetha Seymour;
Thirty Five Nephews and Nieces: Anthony Sr. (Sandra),
Clyde, Patrick, Craig, Anthony Jr., Garrett, Helen, Rosetta,
Roslyn, Ellamae and Takeisha Newbold, Rain Coco, Whitlean
(Cephas), John, Steven, Marcus and Sharonda Brown, Joel
(Bernie) and Ruby Hepburn, William, Franklyn and Theresa
Newman, Eric Coakley, Antoine Evans, Jeffrey and Janie Kay
Blanchard, Jeannie Mel Roker, Valencia Ferguson, Mirika
Seymour, Tamala Singleton, Valderine Rahming and Vanessa
Taylor;
Numerous: Great Grand Nephews and Nieces;
Special Mention: Elizabeth Newbold cousin and companion;
Many other loving family and friends including: McNeil
Newbold, Enderlyn McKenzie, Eueda Poitier, Laura Gaitor,
Descendants of Jethro and Celeste Bethel and the Orange Creek
Community, Descedants of Amos and Jemima Rolle, Livingstone
Farrington, Bishop Albert Hepburn and Family, Rev. Charles
Young and Family, The United Christian Church Family
(Flamingo Gardens and Lincoln Boulevard), Kevin and Jennifer
Charlton, Muntrella Woodard, Eunice Meadows, Enerald
Robinson, Laurena Moncur, Thelma Clayton, Idell Hepburn,
Erlene Wilson, Ruthmae Rolle, Dora Hepburn, Lorraine Clarke,
Gertrude Seymour, Bridget Hepburn, Collette Pratt, Shirleen
S-toutt, George Turnquest, Deloris Mackey, Mario Curry, Troy
Ward and Family, Pastor Deanza and Edris Cunningham, Jane
Major, Betty Miller, Rev'd Luther Thurston and Church Family,
Natasha Gibson, Dora Rolle, Corrine Rolle and Family, Pearline
Thompson, Nurse Vaughan, Margaret Knowles-Lynes, Pamela
Rolle, Bettymae Humes, Jennifer Johnson, Rosmary Roker,
Faith Roxbury, Mr. and Mrs. Woodside;
Special Thanks to: Dr. and Mrs. Mcrgan, Dr. Serville, The
Staff and Patients of the Dialysis Unit Princess Margaret
Hospital, The Staff Accident and Emergency Department
Princess Margaret Hospital, Management and Associates Star
of David Cemetery and Funeral Home, North Lauderdale
Florida, The Staff of The Technical Cadet Corps, The Staff of
J. S. Johnson Company Ltd., The Staff of Public Utilities
Commission, St. Barnabas Church and Evangelistic Temple
Church and their families;
A host of other relatives and friends: too numerous to
mention including those of you, who always inquired as to
Mammy's health, donated to her cause by way of prayers, blood
and monetarily.
Visitation will be in the "Emerald Suite" at the Emerald
Ridge Mortuary & Monument Company Ltd. #20 Claridge Road
on Friday, July 11, 2008 from ipm to 5pm at United Christian
Cathedral, Flamingo Gardens from 7pm to 9pm and at United
Christian Cathedral, Flamingo Gardens on Saturday, July 12,
2008 from 9am to service time.

Visit Our Website: www.emeraldridgemortuary.com
view video tributes, sign guest book and send
condolence, sympathy, share memories and make
funeral arrangements.






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officially welcomed to Israel
by Jacob Katz, mayor of
Metula. Metula is well
known for being a regular
target for scud missile attacks
and is the northern most city
of Israel.
Accompanied by a group of over
80 leaders and laymen from many
nations, Dr Munroe, who has visited
Israel as a guest of the Israeli
Government and other Middle East
leaders many times in the past, led
this goodwill mission to the lard that
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MVP BALL 5: Three on three basket-
ball winners.


YOUNG MEN respond to the call to rise
above their environment and follow their
dreams.


THE Men of Valour and Purpose (MVP)
officially launched its male mentorship
programme with a basketball and dominos tour-
nament.
The event was held on the Cynthia "Mother"
Pratt Park, in the heart of the Grove Community
last month. The atmosphere was charged with
positivity as young men competed in the slam
dunk competition, three on three basketball tour-
nament, and in the dominoes competition.
Trophies, phone cards and gifts were awarded
to the winners and runners-up. Musical artists
were invited to bring some flavour, and free hot-
dogs and hamburgers were heartily welcomed.
Elder Reno Brennen addressed the young men,
highlighting the pitfalls and mistakes of his life.


Elder Brennen, a former drug addict, is now using
his testimony to steer young men in a positive
direction. He encouraged the young men to be
dreamers and to rise above the difficulties of theit
environment.
The response from the young men was tremen-
dous and they spoke of the need for more events
of this sort.
MVP is a male mentorship programme that
deals with character development. It targets teens
and young men (ages 13-21) to assist in equipping
them to be good citizens of the Bahamas. This
movement exists to preserve a generation of qual-
ity Bahamian men.
MVP is led by a group of vibrant young men:
Dave Newbold director
Akari Murray president


Jamaal Coleby vice president
Gregory Smith secretary
Jermaine Wallace assistant secretary
Deno Cartwright treasurer
Jamaal Knowles assistant treasurer
Kevin Rolle chaplain
The programme will continue with weekly
meetings at the Yellow Elder Primary School to
assist with positive male mentorship. The group
meets every Thursday from 6pm to 8pm.
Several corporate and private sponsors assisted
in making the dream of MVP a reality. They
include: Bahamas Against Crime, headed by Rev
Dr C B Moss; National Student Christian
Movement (SCM); the College of the Bahamas'
SCM; Mr Paul D Moss Jr and Coca-Cola.







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East Street


IN HONOUR of Father's Day, the men of the Church of God of Prophecy East Street
Tabernacle gather together for fun, fellowship and an early morning meal.


Fathers are wonderful people too
little understood
And we do not sing their praises as
often as we should
For, somehow, Father seems to be
the man who pays the bills
While Mother binds up little hurts
and nurses all our ills
And father struggles daily to live
up to 'his image'
As protector and provider and
'hero of the scrimmage'

You are special We love you!


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family. Seated from le
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tribute to fathers


THE celebrations began early Saturday morning when
fathers, sons and godly male role models of the Church of
God of Prophecy East Street Tabernacle were treated to a sumptu-
ous breakfast by the mothers of the church.
There was fish stew, conch stew, chicken and sheep tongue souse
served with potato bread, corn bread,
banana bread and Johnny cake, with fresh-
ly made fruit salad and juice. And just in
K;-. case there was someone who did not care
Sfor any of the above, there was some good
ole' grits and tuna fish. Approximately 75
brothers were in attendance.
The following morning, Father's Day,
tributes were paid to five fathers.
Receiving special recognition from the
Men's Ministry were Brothers Livingston
Deveaux, Thomas Whylly, Cassius Moss,
Holland Dean and Raymond Pratt Sr. Gifts
were also distributed to every man present
during the morning service.
bond as fathers, brothers, Exhorting the fathers was senior pastor,
e members of the Beneby Bishop Franklin M Ferguson, who remind-
ft are David Beneby Sr, his ed the fathers of God's goodness to them
y (in blue), and his two sons and encouraged them to be positive role
asses) Beneby. models for their sons.


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of fellowship and a champion's breakfast made especially for


RECEIVING special recognition from the Church of God of Prophecy East Street Tabernacle's Men's
Ministry are, from left; Brothers Cassius Moss, Holland Dean, Raymond Pratt, Thomas Whylly and
Livinaston Deveaux.


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FATHER G KINGSLEY KNOWLES, rector of St George's Parish in New. Providence, preaches at St Peters in Knowles,
Cat Island.


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CELEBRATING the Patronal Festival or feast day as it is known, parishioners at St Peter's listen to a ser-
mon by Father Kingsley Knowles.


"OR parishioners
S4 of St Peter's in
Knowles, Cat
Island, the
Patronal Festival or feast day as it is
known, was marked by a special service
that saw members turn out in full force
to hear the sermon delivered by Father
G Kingsley Knowles, rector of St
George's Parish in New Providence.
Father Chester Burton, in his wel-
come address to Fr Knowles, reminded
the congregation that it was 25 years
ago that Fr Knowles was priest in
charge of Cat Island. He further saluted
Fr Knowles for the yeoman service he
had rendered, because at that time in
Cat Island there was no electricity, run-
ning water or telephone service.
Fr Knowles, in his sermon, admon-
ished members to be brave and valiant
like St Peter and St Paul who were
never afraid and did not compromise
the gospel of Jesus Christ.
St Peter's Restoration Group also
attended this Patronal Festival. Every
year these former members, who reside
in Nassau, make their pilgrimage back
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Friday, July 11, 2008 PG 21


Can't Get Right!


S A movie was made
>> A a few years ago
by the name of "Life",
which stared Eddie
Murphy, Martin Lawrence and a host
of other actors th it were prison
inmates. In this movie was also a
young, deaf and dumb inmate who was
known as "Can't Get Right". This
young man had some amazing talents
as a baseball player; his talents afford-
ed him the opportunity of an early
release from prison to play baseball.
Life! What does it mean to us as a
people who claim to be a Christian
nation, but yet refuses to or just 'Can't
Get Right'?
No, in most cases we choose not to
get it right by blatantly disobeying
God's word. In studying the word of
God I've discovered that there is a
great spiritual parallel between the city
of Corinth and the Bahamas.
Corinth was a wicked, wealthy, com-
mercial centre that was known for its
cosmopolitan culture and luxurious
temples. Likewise, despite all the talks
about the Bahamas being a Christian
nation, nothing could be farther from
the truth. The Bahamas is also a
wicked, wealthy, commercial centre
that is bent on culture; our leaders
(political, religious and civic) spare no
expense in building their luxurious
temples of worship, and palaces to live


in.
We do a good job in displaying our
religious Christianity on Sundays or at
various church events and in front of
the crowd, but at the end of the day we
aren't right.
I'm wondering if we, as a people, are
aware of how we've allowed the law of
deterioration to eat away the very core
values of this country; whereas integri-
ty, justice and respect for each other is
a thing of the past.
There was a time throughout the
length and breadth of the Bahamas that
a man's word was as good as gold;
today, not only are the words of some
leaders worthless, but also their signa-
tures. What's sad about all of this is
that our people seem to enjoy and wel-
come this sort of character defect in our
leadership pool straight across the
board.

1. The politicians that are filled with
empty promises and can tell the best
lies are often the ones that the people
choose to represent them.


2. The religious leaders that are con-
stantly lying in God's name and operat-
ing with their ulterior motives are often
the ones that the people look up too
and seek to emulate.
3. The business man that is known to
be crooked in his dealings and that
may or may not have a close affiliation
with either of the above mentioned -
will always be the community's first
choice to do business with, rather than
an honest businessman who is going to
ask questions.

What does that say about us as a peo-
ple? It literally says that we are a cor-
rupt and wicked people that hide under
the umbrella of Christianity and some
other religions.
The thought and the process of get-
ting things right is a painful one that
would require us to change our wicked
ways and begin to walk in love and
operate in integrity. This can only hap-
pen as a result of a personal encounter
with and submission to the word of
Yahweh and the teachings of His Son,
Yeshuwa Messiah.
Let's look at a corrupt political/reli-
gious leader who had a life changing
encounter with Yeshuwa Messiah.

Luke 19:5 And when Jesus came to
the place, He looked up and saw him,
and said unto him, Zaccheus, make
haste, and come down: for today I must


abide at thy house.
Vs 8: And Zaccheus stood, and said
unto the Lord; Behold, Lord the half of
my goods I give to the poor; and if I
have taken any thing from any man by
false accusation, I restore him fourfold.
One encounter with the Lord can
revolutionize the worst of the worst; it
can also cause a man to humble himself
and do the right thing. With this in
mind, and all the negatives we're expe-
riencing as a nation, it's only fair to ask
the question; How many of our leaders
(especially religious and political) have
truly had an encounter with the Lord?
The answer to that question is rather
simple not many of them.
For if they did, restoration would be
the order of the day throughout the
Bahamas instead of corruption and
wickedness.

Join Pastor Brendalee and myself,
along with the family of Kingdom
Minded Fellowship Center Int'l, every
Sunday morning @ 10:30am and
Thursday nights @ 7:30pm at the Bishop
Michael Eldon Auditorium. For ques-
tions, comments or speaking engage-
ments contact us via e-mail: pastor-
mallen@yahoo.com or ph 225-3850 or
1-242-441-2021

May the FOG (Favor of God) be
with you


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FROM page 20


to the pristine shores of Cat Island where their spiritual "navel strings"
are buried.
At the culmination of solemn evensong sermon and benediction,
members processed, to the Ministry of Education District Educational
head office and then back to the church.


HE parish family of St Agnes will celebrate its 'Feast of
Dedication', beginning this Friday, July 11 to Sunday, July 13.
The Feast of Dedication recognizes the rich heritage, and history of min-
istry and witness in the Grant's Town area and all the other surrounding
communities. St Agnes was established in 1841 at the corner of Market and Cockburn
Streets. It later moved to its present location of Blue Hill Road and Cockburn Street,
when it was dedicated on July 12, 1845.
This year the festival will be enriched by the observance and celebration of the life of
Archdeacon William Thompson (pictured) with an established Feast Day of July 11. It
will be called the Feast of William of Grant's Town. This observance begins the cele-
bration for St Agnes this weekend.

On Friday the Feast of William of Grant's Town, there will be sung mass at 6am.

In the evening there will be a presentation on the life of Archdeacon Thompson,
presented by Sir Arlington Butler. The public is invited to attend.

The Festival will conclude on Sunday afternoon with solemn evensong, sermon,
outdoor procession and benediction.
The Guest Preacher will be Canon Richard Barry rector of St Agnes in Miami.

The public is invited to attend all of the events.









S As a people this i0 our time
Sg h to make responsible choices

Sta n ing toget er about global issues that
affect us all


ALL throughout
the land we lift our
songs of praise to
God in this month
of anniversary celebrations
to mark 35 years of
Independence.
In the words of Psalm 145:
Great is the Lord! He is most
worthy of praise! His great-
ness is beyond discovery! Let
each generation tell its chil-
dren of your mighty
acts... Everyone will share
the story of your wonderful
goodness; they will sing with
joy of your righteousness. (v
3,4,7)


r r "

REV. ANGELA

.s PALACIOUS



We respond to God as an individual
and as a people.
Standing together has to mean more
than standing up for our beautiful
national anthem. It implies that we
understand the importance of respect
for traditions, symbols and sacred
covenants, giving honour where hon-
our is due, conforming to group deci-
sions, and obeying certain rules, while
looking out for the welfare of the many
as well as for ourselves.
It has to mean more than acknowl-
edging the existence of our national
flower, tree, bird, fish and flag.
Standing together speaks to our grati-
tude for the gift of creation (ourselves
included) which includes conserving


and preserving the blessings we have
received in the form of natural
resources, even as we refuse to com-
promise our children's future by selling
body and soul to make a fast buck.
Together we search for solutions for
our problems, find innovative and cre-
ative ways to face and overcome our
challenges, while protecting our chil-
dren from drug use, pre-marital sex,
incest and domestic violence.
As a people this is our time to make
responsible choices about global issues
that affect us all.
We are called to stand together with
other nation states to make decisions
that consider the good of the planet, to
share our goods and services, to
exchange our best ideas, to help each
other in difficulties, and to find a way
to live in peace and harmony as inhab-
itants of this world.
In I Corinthians 12:12 we read that,
the body is a unit, though all its parts
are many, they form one body (NIV).
This image captures the essence of the
Christian faith as it describes the rela-
tionship of our Lord and Saviour Jesus


Christ as the head of the Church and
the many members of the church as
functioning parts of His Body.
It can also speak to our international
connectedness with those of other
countries and cultures, and may be
applied to our archipelagic structure as
a country of many islands, and also
highlights our roles as unique individu-
als wvho form a society.
This image of the body points to
such abstract concepts as;
harmony (the blending of individu-
ality with a celebration of plurality)
peace (the settling of differences in
a manner that is quick, quiet and effi-
cient)
love ( progress and prosperity to be
available to all and the offer of emo-
tional, spiritual, financial and other
support to those in need).
Together we stand and divided we
fall is as true for the family as it is for a
nation. Our unity is a vital ingredient
in our survival. Let us face the future
together, shoulder to shoulder, deter-
mined to work as one, and to walk as
one, along the road that leads to God.


We


Income to Israel


FROM page 17
is central to the Christian and Jewish
faith.
In a country reportedly plagued by
terrorism, daily bombings and constant
events of unrest, the travellers to the
Feast of Pentecost Kingdom Summit
2008, walked peacefully throughout the
streets of Israel untouched by any acts
of violence or hostility.
Paving a way of peace between Jew
and Gentile, Dr Munroe led a team
comprised of some 30 Bahamians,
including pastors and church leaders
from Nassau; Jamaicans, Americans,
Europeans, Canadians, and other
nationalities, on a nine-day journey last
month to experience the virtue of Israel
that is not often expressed by the inter-
national media.
Even near to the time when many
Jews and residents of Israel are headed
into Tisha B'av in July and August,
which is described as a time of mourn-
ing because of the destruction of the
temple of Jerusalem, Mayor Katz was
able to share with Dr Munroe and the
team his hope of the nation being
rebuilt. "I hope to have in my future
peace between Israel and Lebanon,"
Mayor Katz said, "peace for the next
generation of my children, the children
of Metula, and the generation of the
children of Lebanon".
Dr Munroe and summit attendees
visited Metula, the city directly on the
Lebanese border, on their fourth day of
travel around Israel. In his meeting


with Mayor Katz, Dr Munroe
expressed his sentiments about the
region and the ongoing Israeli crisis.
"For the past 23 years we have been
bringing groups to Israel. We brought
up to 850 in one group at a time, but we
haven't been here for about five years.
That is when some of the difficulties
happened here in Israel, and the people
became very afraid to travel," Dr
Munroe said.
"This place (Metula) I think is an
important place for us because this is
the northern most part, and it is also
the part that is the most sensitive.
Standing in a spot where we can see
both sides of Lebanon and Israel in the
middle is the greatest testimony
because in the midst of what you call
enemies, there is safety."
Mayor Katz told Dr Munroe that
positive community growth in Israel
would continue because he felt that his
government could not continue to put
money into tanks and airplanes, but
would instead invest in the well-being
of the Israeli people.
"I am deeply moved and pleased that
you, Dr Munroe, and Dr Roni Wexler
and your international team, have
defied the image painted by the media
throughout the West and come to this
land that belongs to all people of faith
to encourage us as a people. My gov-
ernment is grateful and will always
have open arms to you," he said.
From Tel Aviv to Nazareth, and from
Jerusalem to Metula, the group visited
famous sites such as the Wailing Wall,


the Garden of Gethsemane, a baptism
service in the Jordan River, Masada,
the Dead Sea, Sea of Galilee, the home
town of Apostle Peter, James and John
- Capernaum, and the assumed place of
the empty tomb of Jesus Christ.
Apostle Leon Wallace, senior pastor
of the Voice of Deliverance Disciple
Centre Temple, who was a first-time
visitor to Israel, described his time on
the Sea of Galilee as "a dream come
true".
"It was almost unbelievable. It was a
dream .come true. My entire trip with
Dr Myles Munroe and the Feast of
Pentecost to Israel was very spirit-filled
and enlightening. I certainly enjoyed
myself to the utmost. Every pastor in
the Bahamas should make it a necessi-
ty to visit this land as it makes your
message come alive," he said.
Pastor Arlington Rahming of
Christian Discipleship Ministries called
the trip "life-transforming" and was
thankful to Dr Munroe for making it
possible. "I will never be the same and
look forward to returning next year
with all the leaders I can bring," Pastor
Rahming said.
During the visit, individuals were
able to see former bunkers and hide-
outs of the Hezbollah. In the midst of
the peace and joy described by many
team members, a solemn time experi-
enced was during the visit to the memo-
rial for the soldiers killed by an explo-
sive enemy attack. Team members
were able to touch the shrapnel left by
the explosion and see the photos of the


soldiers who died from the unexpected
assault."The most moving experience I
had was our visit to the Holocaust
Museum where the horror of the death
of six million Jews during the Hitler
years of World War II was brought to
life," said Bahamian minister and musi-
cian Charles Wallace.
On the eighth day of the tour the trip
culminated with a celebration of
Shavuot, the Feast of Pentecost. Team
members visited the fields of Judea to
pick wheat to bring back to the Temple
Mount. They shared in a time of
singing and remembrance in a well-
known tradition of the historic faith.
While some members, including
Bahamians, travelled back home after
the ninth day of the Holy Land experi-
ence, some stayed yet another day in
Jerusalem. Bahamian traveller Nicole
Miller shared said of the uniqueness of
the tour experience of Kingdom
Summit Feast of Pentecost, "I enjoyed
the way they presented it because as we
went along Pastor Myles went back to
the Bible," Ms Miller said. "Also, the
tour guide was very detailed, she gives
you the history. That's what is good
about this trip you get the history and
the Bible teaching also."
Dr Roni Wexler, trip coordinator and
president/CEO of the Ten
Commandments Commission, con-
firmed the international significance of
the Feast of Pentecost trip as a sign of
unity and reconciliation of ethnic dif-
ferences, just as it is a way to declare
that God is one.


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RELIGION


Friday, July 11, 2008 PG 23


WHILE I wasBYCLEI
V V writing this TJ X 1T ,,
passage that you are reading
today I would have been sitting
in the waiting room of the
Princes Margaret Hospital. I God knows all the bad
was sittinghere waiting on stuff we're not proud o
setting waitg want to be that honest
word about my brother who The Psalmist writes,
was supposed to have a second behind and before." Th
surgery. mean not only protect
sugr.mean enclose or confi


When one of the nurses came out I
was fearful of the news because of what
they might have been told, however it
was discovered that my brother was too
weak to under go the procedure.
He was admitted eventually. But while
sitting there I remembered the last time I
sat in the same place waiting while he was
in theatre. I reflected on the time he had
the first operation; when I asked myself
the question; "where does your help
come from?"
That question was answered by the
Psalmist, so again I looked to the Psalms
for answers, this time it was Psalms 139.
I don't know about you, but when I am
having a difficult day or having a rocky
start to my day or when I'm wondering
where God's presence is in my life, I turn
to the Psalms. When I want to be com-
forted, I open up the Psalms. After all,
this collection of writings reminds us that
we are God's children, and Psalm 139
tells us that we are fearfully and wonder-
fully made.
But on Tuesday I looked at Psalm 139
through a different lens. Rather than lis-
tening for what the Psalm had to say
about us, I search for what it says about
God and how God relates to us. I would
like for us to look at three distinct ways
God relates to us:
God knows us intimately
God created us with a purpose
God never leaves us.
All three are given freely out of love
and generosity, in other words, we did
nothing to encourage them and we can do
nothing to deserve them. God knows us
intimately, God created us with a pur-
pose, and God never leaves us all by
God's own initiative. So let's look at
these in turn.
1. First, God knows us intimately -
knows us better than a parent, a spouse,
and even ourselves. For emphasis, the
word "know" is used seven times in this
Psalm. God knows our words before they
are on our tongues; he knows all our
thoughts and actions. Now; is it-just me or
is that a bit unsettling?
If God knows us that well, that means


God is doing here:
Watching our every n
pounce if we make a wr
God hems us in, in or
protect us. Even thoul
our weaknesses and sin,
welcomes us into his fa
all the things we hide ai
feel guilty about; even s
God's knowledge is,
threat, but a comfort. TI





God hems

order to shelt

protect us.


nizes how magnificent
He writes, "God's know
derful for me."
God knows our secre
gles, and our needs. He
est joys, our passions
His knowledge is so e
cannot understand it. B
this knowledge rather
Let us celebrate God's i
the King of the universe
in relationship with us!
2. The second distinct
about God is: God crea
pose.
The Psalmist writes
together in my mother
beginning, God create
inward parts. Joy of jo
random accident of biol
of cells in the universe.
and will of the benevol
put care into each stitc
ingly made...and made
are not left alone to drif
lessly.
The Psalmist writes


ordained for me were written in your
VIEN T book." Again, this part of the Psalm may
make us tense up a little. Ordained? The
SPNIT thought of someone else being in control
/ LN of our lives frightens us. It sure scares
me...I'm the one who never liked group [ admire the Psalmist's
projects because I had to trust others to
do part of the work. I'm the one who
stuff, too. All the schedules out every hour of his day and ability to stop fretting
f. I'm not sure if I plans every meal for the week. But when
with God. it comes to God, we have to releam how about life and just appre-
"God hems us in, to trust. hi
e word "hem" can His plan for our lives existed way ciate hiS King.
t, but it can also before we did. For me, I confess, this is
ine. Is that what not so easy. I am constantly worrying:
: confining us? God, am I making the right decision, will
iove in order to my brother get better, will my children
wrong turn? turn out OK as adults, and will I be able do we write in our day planner: sit in won-
'der to shelter and to pay all of my bills on time? der and awe at God's majesty? Not often.
gh God knows all Maybe you're asking some similar
he accepts us and questions: why is my marriage so rocky 3. Fortunately for most of us, God is
Lmily. God knows right now? Where should my children go not discouraged because the third rela-
nd all the stuff we to school? Am I on the right path, God? tional characteristic is God's continual
till, he loves us. It's hard to find peace about these issues, presence. God is always with us, wanting
therefore, not a and trust God's judgment and timing, but us to get to know him.
he Psalmist recog- God communicates with us through many But wait, the caption in my Bible reads,
means,- for instance in visions and The Inescapable God." Do I always
through Scripture. want to spend all my time with God, even
I find that when I am drifting off track when I fall short of his expectations? The
or am just unsure as to the next step, Psalmist writes, "Where can I go from
someone usually reminds me of the pres- your spirit? Where can I flee from your
ence of God in my life and in the world, presence?"
us in, in They communicate God's love and reas- We usually hear the word "flee" when
us in, in surance as I make decisions. a criminal is fleeing the crime scene or
e r and There is a friend of mine, Karen Rolle, when an army is fleeing their enemy.
er and whenever I speak with her I am reminded Sometimes I feel like a criminal fleeing
of the power of God's presence in e-th the scene I think, "If I hide my sin,
world and how, if we stick with God, he maybe God won't see it."
me never abandons us. She is always positive But God isn't some police force waiting
and has an encouraging word. Jesus had to attack. And he isn't an angry tyrant
his twelve closest friends; the question we handing down sentences from the sky.
God's intimacy is. need to ask ourselves is "who do we turn Our Lord is the God of the Bible, the
ledge is too won- to when we need a reminder of God's God who created us and redeemed us out
love and faithfulness? of love. This is the God who sacrificed his
t fears, our strug- Therefore, the Psalmist celebrates only Son for our sake. This is the God
knows our great- God's purpose for human life. He con- who wants to be in relationship with us
and our laughter, cludes that God's foreknowledge is not despite our sin.
xpansive that we intimidating but an amazing comfort Well, in that case, we should not want
ut let us rejoice in because of God's guiding hand. to flee. I want to find myself next to this
than run from it. The Psalmist writes, "How weighty (or just and merciful God, the God who is
ntimacy. After all, in other translations, how precious) to me both lowly Servant and powerful King.
has chosen to be are your thoughts, 0 God! How vast the The God who reigns on high in majesty
sum of them! I try to count them, they are and who died a shameful death on a
more than the sand." cross; This is our God, the God who is
ive feature we see The Psalmist is in awe of the idea that always with us.
ted us with a pur- God can know and care for and guide So when I left the hospital that day I
every person so intimately. We must be was sure that the God who knows every-
, "You knit me able to hear how the Psalmist is enjoying thing and is everywhere would look after
's womb." In the this beautiful mystery. my bother who was baptized into Christ,
i us, forming our I admire the Psalmist's ability to stop who was altar boy, and who is humble and
ys we are not a fretting about life and just appreciate his giving and loving he will be remembered
logy: the colliding King. He says, "Wonderful are your by God and He will decide what happens
We are the work works; that I know very well." Not only to him.
ent Creator, who does God know the Psalmist intimately, When my brother was admitted to the
h. We were lov- but it seems the Psalmist also knows the hospital again, I stood by his bed trying to
vith intention. We Lord. He has learned of God's mighty encourage him to pray, the only pray that
t through life aim- acts and praises him for all of creation. came to me was the "Our Father" prayer.
S .- .: .:ow.ften do we ponder the-mnysteries This .prayer sums up for us:why we need
, "All the days of our God? How often do we just sit to look to this majestic God because this
with a Psalm and let it seep in? How often' all knowing God will take care of us.


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PG 24 Friday, July 11, 2008 RELIGION e Iribune

DANCE MINISTRY OF ZION EAST & SHIRLEY BAPTIST CHURCH

























dance ministry of Zion Fast &
Shirley Baptist Church. %%ho serxe
under the pastorship of Re% T G
Nlorrison, hosted a special concert
earlier this month
Lady Shema, the guest NIC, led a
night of dance, fun, and fellowship
that itfted up the name of God.
Together with the 20 member
dance ministry, the Daughters of
Virtue, Little Saints in Praise. and
SSons of Valour all ministries within
Zion were;
Golden Gates World Outreach
Ministries
New Destiny Baptist Church
St Barnabas Anglican Church
Southside Christian Ministries
South Beach Union Baptist
Church
Cousin McPhee AME Church
Holy Trinity AME
Church Vision of Hope
Ministries

Tie hosts and guests alike all
danced like David .did before the
Lord.
The praise team of Bethel Baptist
Church led the congregation with
soul-fulfilling songs and hymns.
As the night draw to a close pre-
sentations were awarded.
Keischell Saunders and Ilissa
Cash were named dancers of the
year for the Little Saints in Praise
and Daughters of Virtue respective-
ly.
Said Tonya N Sampson, Zion's
dance director, "As we mark a
decade of dance, we, the dance min-
istry of Zion East and Shirley,
encourage all of God's people,
young and old, male and female, to
continue worshipping Him in spirit
and in truth. Psalm 150:4 says, Praise
Him with the timbrel and dance."
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