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Title: The Tribune.
Uniform Title: Tribune. (Nassau, Bahamas).
Alternate Title: Nassau tribune
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Language: English
Publisher: Tribune
Publication Date: 6/23/2007
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Volume: 103 No.176 SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 2007


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Man and woman

gunned down

Tribune Staff Reporter
THE deaths of a 25-year-
old woman, and a 31-year-old
man brought this year's.mur-
der count to 41 when they
were gunned down in a yard
in Mason Alley off Market
Street Thursday night.
The woman, Jonnel Jones,
was found lying face down -
a gunshot wound in her face,
and left wrist. She was
dressed in a black blouse and
tangerine coloured shorts.
The man, Devon Finlayson,
was lying on his back.

He had been shot in the
face and chest.
He was dressed in a pair of
blue jeans, a grey shirt, and
white tennis shoes.
According to police press
liaison officer, Assistant
Superintendent Walter Evans,
Finlayson had recently been
released on bail from Fox Hill
Prison -just two weeks ago.
However, police could not,
confirm on what charges he
. had bden held.
Police have urged residents
to come forward with any
information that might assist
them in their investigations
into the shootings.

Roberts hits out over

cancelling of straw

market contract

Tribune Staff Reporter
FORMER Public Works
Minister Bradley Roberts
charged that the FNM's can-
celling of the straw market con-
tract is an "unjustified' and
"shameful" assault on Bahami-
an straw vendors.
Mr Roberts took the gov-
ernment to task for their han-
dling of the contract on Thurs-
day while speaking to a group
of vendors at the British Colo-.
nial Hilton hotel.
He took special issue with
Prime Minister Ingraham ques- 0 FORMER Public Works
tioning the experience of the Minister Bradley Roberts
contractor for the market -
Ashley Glinton in the House
of Assembly during the budget debate.
"The pre-qualification exercise disclosed that Mr. Ashley
Glinton of Woslee Dominion had the requisite experience and
is fully capable of executing the contract. Mr Glinton's involve-

ON Thursday, June 21,
The Tribune used a pho-
tograph from its files, tak-
en at a prom three years
ago, to illustrate an article
entitled, "The pressures of
what happens on prom
night". The photograph is
of a young lady dressed in
her prom dress. The article
is not intended to refer to
this particular young lady
or in any way to question
her moral integrity. The
Tribune apologises to her
for any offence or embar-
rassment that the publica-
tion of this photograph
might have caused.

ment in the construction industry
spans for almost 20 years," he
Mr Roberts revealed that nine
construction companies were
invited to submit bids for the new
market, with only five compa-
nies returning bids: Cavalier
Construction, $37,004,580.04;
Carl G Treco Construction.
$35,787,325.32: Mosko United
Construction, $35,633,208.60:
Woslee Dominion,
$30,760,663.58 and Holiday
Industrial Building,
With Holiday Industrial Build-
ing's bid being eliminated
because it did not submit critical
SEE page 10

* THE bodies are removed from the scene off Market Street on Thursday night.
(Photo: Felipi Major/Tribune staff)

US CARICOM Two charged Investigation after
meeting was with murder of man found with
'historic event' businessman gunshot injuries

Tribune Staff Reporter
US CHARGE d'Affaires Dr
Brent Hardt praised the recent
US CARICOM meeting in
Washington as an "historic
event" during a press confer-
ence at the US Embassy yes-
Dr Hardt, who returned from
Washington yesterday, said that
the week-long conference pro-
vided unique opportunities for
foreign ministers and heads of
countries to meet and discuss
issues relative to their various
SEE page 10

Tribune Freeport
FREEPORT Two men -
one from New Providence and
the other from Grand Bahama
- were charged with the mur-
der of a young Grand Bahama
businessman in Freeport Mag-
istrate's Court on Friday.
George Alexander Ferguson,
25, of Windsor Lane. New Prov-
idence, and Percius Knowles.
23, of No 10 Abaco Drive,
Hawksbill, were arraigned in
Court Two before Acting
SEE page 10

Tribune Freeport
Bahama Police are investi-
gating a shooting that
occurred early Friday morn-
ing at East End, where a
man was found on the road-
side with serious gunshot
Chief Superintendent of
Police Basil Rahming. press
liaison officer, said police
received a call at about
2.27am of a shooting incident
SEE page 10

claims in Senate

over road project
CONFLICTING claims were
made in the Senate yesterday
over a road improvement pro-
ject in south Acklins.
In September, 2006, a $3.4
million contract to rebuild 26
miles of road in southern Ack-
lins was signed by the govern-
ment and joint venture partners
Caribbean Asphalt and M and
R Road Builders.
Opposition Senate leader
Allyson Maynard-Gibson
defended the project and read
in the Senate several letters
which she said were directed
between contractors anid Min-
SEE page 10

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Highlights from CARICOM/United

States conference on Caribbean

Govt in negotiations to reduce $1 m

burden from extradition cases

GOVERNMENT is in nego-
tiations with the US to reduce
the more than $1 million bur-
den incurred byv the country
over thL -ee years for

extradition cases, Prime Minis-
ter Hubert Ingraham said.
Mr Ingraham told the media
on returning Thursday from the
CARICOM/US conference in

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Washington, DC that there are
several models the Bahamas
would like to move towards, as
currently, the country pays the
fees for outside lawyers advanc-
ing extradition cases on behalf
of the US government.
"We have raised with the
Americans, the issue of either
capping putting a limit on the
cost that we will have to pay -
or alternatively, seeking to get
the Americans to consider
doing for the Bahamas what
they did in an agreement for
Chile, which provided some
financial support for extra
expenses," he said.
The high profile extradition
trials of Victor Kozen\ and
Dwight and Keva Major to the
US, which are still pending., ill
require further government
expenditure this year. ,.



* PRIME Minister Hubert Ingraham with US House Speak-
er Nancy Pelosi (right) and Congresswoman Maxine Waters at
the Congressional Black Caucus Breakfast.

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0 In brief

calls for
Straw Market
contract to
be honoured

Leader Allyson Maynard-
Gibson yesterday called on
government to honour the
contract that the former
administration awarded to
a local company for
rebuilding the Straw Mar-
The Straw Market was
destroyed by fire on Sep-
tember 4, 2001, and a $23
million contract was
awarded to the Bahamian
owned company Wooslee
Dominion Construction
Limited in February this
The present government,
however, intends to termi-
nate that contract and is
proposing to move the
vendors temporarily to
Prince George Dock.
Mrs Maynard-Gibson,
while referring to a speech
made earlier in the week
by former Minister of
Works Bradley Roberts,
defended the former
administration's decision
to award the contract to
Wooslee Dominion Con-
struction Ltd., noting that
the company had been
S pre-qualified by the for-
mer administration and
that the contract was legal-
ly binding.
She said the straw ven-
dors were worthy of hav-
ing $23 million spent on
them. She added that out
of all the companies that
had returned bids for con-
struction of the new mar-
ket Woslee had submitted
the lowest.
She said the proposed
move of the straw market
to Prince George Dock
was not a good idea, high-
lighting limited access,
lack of air-conditioning
and port security regula-
tions as some of the major
concerns surrounding the
proposal.- -

Union members call for

resignation of president

Tribune Staff Reporter
REVOLT is brewing among
workers in the Bahamas Utili-
ty Service and Allied Workers
Union as angry members call
for the resignation of union
president Carmen Kemp.
Twenty angry employees
stood outside the Water and
Sewerage offices on Thomp-

Twenty employees protest outs

of Water and Sewerage offices

son Boulevard on Thursday,
accusing Ms Kemp of negoti-
ating with senior management
for salary increases for herself
that fall outside union norms.
Leslie Robinson, a union

trustee, accused Ms Ki
negotiating for herself a
increment in her new jol
while other members d
receive the double inci
in their new job descril

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conservation work and Executive Motors pro- monthly monitoring of three project areas.
vided the vehicles at a generously discounted The second project focuses habitat manage-
price. ment for neotropical migratory birds in north-
Both trucks were bought with funding from ern Bahamas. The habitat is relatively intact, but
the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation is increasingly threatened by invasive alien species
Act Grants co-ordinated by US Fish and Wildlife and altered fire regimes and by land man-
Service International. agers' limited training and resources needed to
The trucks will be used to implement two con- address these threats.
servation projects: one on Inagua and the other Management plans addressing these two pri-
covering the northern Bahamas (Andros, Abaco, mary threats will be completed for four national
Grand Bahama and New Providence). parks: Central Andros, Abaco, Lucayan/
Additional funding for the Inagua truck came Rand Nature Centre, and Harrold and Wilson
from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Ponds.
and Archie Carr Centre for Sea Turtle Research. Partners in the project also will remove invasive
Both projects focus on protecting and restoring alien species populations from more than 100
habitat for neotropical migratory bird popula- acres of wetlands and coastal habitat. A mobile
tions birds that winter in The Bahamas but natural areas management team will be created to
breed in North America. address invasive species and fire threats.
The first project, in Inagua, builds on important Additionally, the BNT will conduct outreach
bird area initiatives by further developing tools and education to raise awareness about these
'.46ftiutainability-to benefit-,both.the people of*-wthre

;* which is the norm.
1ide This, he continued, has cre-
ated salary anomalies since the
promotion exercise in 2006.
Mr Robinson said that he is
now forced to demand Ms
Kemp's immediate resignation
emp of for disregarding "members of
a 'triple this union by accepting for her-
b scale, self special perks and pay-outs
did not to the detriment of other mem-
rement bers of this union."
Motion Despite making numerous
requests to Ms Kemp to see
... the document she allegedly
-1 signed authorising the salary
promotions, the union presi-
dent has refused, Mr Robin-
son said.
The union trustee also criti-
cised the executive manage-
ment team for allegedly mak-
ing these types of agreements.
In the opinion of trustees "it
is unethical that you have a
union representative, and will
agree for them to get over and
above what they are entitled

to, while other members of the
bargaining unit even ain't get
what they were entitled to," he
When The Tribune contact-
ed Ms Kemp for comment, she'
said that she will address the
matter at a press conference
of her own next week.
However, Ms Kemp said:
"Those officers who were out
there, they all sat in on the
negotiations for promotions."
With the union's industrial
agreement set to expire on
July 1, the BUSAWU mem-
bers said that these events
have led them to have no con-
fidence in Ms Kemp's ability
to negotiate a new industrial
agreement for the union.
Mr Robinson said that if Ms
Kemp resigns, the union will
have early elections to select
another representative. Cur-
rently, the union is not sched-
uled to have another'leader-
ship contest until next year.

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Busy New York noise to be muted

NEW YORK (AP) At a busy Manhattan
comer, a cabbie lays on the horn as he struggles
through rush-hour traffic. A few blocks away,
sirens blare as an ambulance races down the
street. In the subway below, trains screech to a
halt and an amateur dance troupe blasts hip-
hop music on the platform.
New York can be earsplitting.
But city officials say Gotham is about to get
a little quieter when new regulations governing
jackhammers, barking dogs, barroom music
and other auditory menaces take effect July 1.
Even Mister Softee will have to keep it
down: The ice-cream chain must now stop
playing its maddening jingle the tinkling
tune that gets stuck in your head when the
trucks are stopped in residential areas.
The new regulations represent the first revi-
sions in the city's noise code in more than three
Some New Yorkers are wondering whether
the City That Never Sleeps can change its
"Last time I checked, this is New York,"
said Erik Foss, owner of a bar and gallery
called Lit in Manhattan's East Village. "I don't
know how you make it quiet around here. It
wouldn't be New York if it were silent."
Noise-related calls to the city's hot line have
been increasing steadily the past few years and
are the top complaint. There were 38,660 noise
complaints in 2005, and 41,856 in 2006. The
main gripes during the day were construction.
Barking dogs and loud air conditioners topped
the list in later hours.
This past Saturday and Sunday, the hot line
received 4,942 calls about noise a weekend
"Noise is so pervasive in the city that people
don't even realize it's happening," said Robyn
Gershon, a Columbia University expert on
occupational health and safety. "But it affects
your health. It has a cardiovascular impact,
causes sleep deprivation. Plus, you can go
The Environmental Protection Agency says
people should not be consistently exposed to
more than 75 decibels. Heavy city traffic is
regularly 85, an ambulance siren is 120, and the
subway averages in the 90s.
City officials say the new regulations employ
a more commonsense standard that should
result in fewer tickets, fewer arguments and less
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noise that was generally considered too sub-
jective. Essentially, an officer could issue a
ticket if the noise was unreasonable to a person
of "normal sensibility."
Under the new code, a bar or club can be
ticketed if music is "plainly audible" to a cop or
enforcement agent 15 feet outside the estab-
Also, the fines for a first offence $3,200 to
$8,000 can be waived if a bar or club submits
a plan to muffle the noise.
"I think it allows the nightclub to continue to
be a great place to hear good music. It's just,
the music has to stay in the club," said Emily
Lloyd, city commissioner of environmental
Most police precincts have devices to mea-
sure noise, but officers often lack the time to
calibrate the equipment. If a noise complaint is
persistent, Department of Environmental Pro-
tection officials will take decibel readings with
a device that also measures bass tones, the
wall-thumping sounds that bug a lot of sleeping
New Yorkers.
Foss, the bar owner, said he already uses
soundproof curtains and a new sound system
designed so that DJs cannot turn up the volume
past a certain level. And since he owns the
building, he gives upstairs renters a discount.
As for construction noise, developers will
be required to submit a noise-mitigation plan
on any project. A first offence can cost $875 to
Loren Riegelhaupt, spokesman for Forest
Cify Ratner Cos., the developer behind a huge
Brooklyn project that will include a new arena
for the NBA's. Nets, said keeping the noise
down is good business.
"We'll do everything we're asked to do,"
he said. As part of the Brooklyn project, the
* company is buying double-pane windows and
quiet air conditioners for about 700 neigh-
As for bothersome dogs, under the old code
owners could be hit with a violation if the bark-
ing was "unreasonable." The new code says an
owner can be fined $75 to $175 for a first
offence if a dog barks for more than 10 minutes
during the day, or more than five minutes at
"We can't turn New York City into Grover's
Comers," Lloyd acknowledged. Instead, "we're
trying to help create a good balance."
(This article was written by Colleen Long
of the Associated Press)

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Why would govt

hire a pupil/student

attorney from

another country?

EDITOR, The Tribune.
AN ARTICLE entitled
"PLP blamed for delays and
additional cost of new mag-
istrate's court" in The Tri-
bune on Thursday, 14th
June, 2007 made reference
to remarks made by the Hon
Desmond Bannister, Minis-
ter of State in the Ministry
of Legal Affairs in relation
to non-Bahamian workers
employed at the work site
for the future Magistrates'
Court complex. I believe the
phrase that caught my atten-
tion was 'a mini United
Nations, with workers being
imported from a number of
other countries to do work
that Bahamian could easily
This statement comes after
a similar concern expressed
in The Punch on where
another concerned citizen
made mention of the fact
that, notwithstanding the
legal profession within The
Bahamas has been tradition-
ally reserved and protected
for Bahamians, the former
administration seemed to be,
in essence, converting the
Attorney General's Office
into 'a mini United Nations'.
While scores of young
Bahamians complete their
legal studies and are now
called to the Bahamas Bar
each year, some who have
apparently applied to the
Attorney General's Office
were passed over for persons
of equal qualifications from
countries like Trinidad and
Tobago and England, who
have no strong connections
to The Bahamas. Why would
the government hire a
pupil/student attorney from
another country, whose laws
are different from those of
The Bahamas and turn down
applications from pupils/stu-
dent attorneys born and
raised in The Bahamas of
Bahamian parentage? This
was especially surprising
when it was the former
administration who boasted
of and coined the phrase
"Bahamas for Bahamians".
In light of the Minister's
comment in the aforemen-
tioned Tribune article, it is
hoped that his government's
administration will not only
seek to right the wrongs por-
trayed in numerous govern-
ment project contracts, but


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will also correct the situation
at the Attorney General's
Office and give Bahamians

a chance to occupy positions
that can easily be filled by
them at the Attorney Gen-
eral's Office.
June, 2007.

Animal welfare is the

responsibility of us all

EDITOR, The Tribune.
WITH reference to the article by Ashley Thompson on the
injured stray dog. We were walking in Dowdeswell Street and
saw this dog. It was very frightened and struggling to walk with
a rope trailing from its neck. It was small and thin and in pathet-
ic condition. We cornered it in very thick bush and managed to
catch it and carried it to our car. Imagine our horror to find that
one of its hind legs was missing and only a bare bloody stump of
bone was showing. We then drove immediately to Palmdale Vet-
erinary Clinic where the poor creature was examined by Dr
Valentino Grant and his assistant Vanessa and was found to be
in too grave a condition to be saved. The dog was very skilful-
ly and humanely put to sleep. It was a great relief to us all to
know that its suffering was over.
In your article there was much criticism of both the Ministry
of Agriculture Animal Control Unit and the Bahamas Humane
Society, but the real problem is the way that dogs are treated in
the Bahamas. This particular dog had obviously been tied and
the rope had wrapped around its leg acting like a tourniquet cut-
ting off its circulation and necrotising the flesh. We see dogs tied
and kept in unsuitable conditions all the time. For this particu-
lar dog there has been a public outcry because of the publicity
and the grizzly sight of A naked jutting bone, but cases like this
are not uncommon and the authorities are just overwhelmed.
Animal welfare is the responsibility of us all, not just the
June 19, 2007

Sad over cafe's change

to breakfast service

EDITOR, The Tribune. coffee, plastic utensils, an
tricky little packets of sal
A SAD day for Nassau folk pepper and sugar, and pulle
and hungry hotel guests who up a flimsy chair to a pin
like a solid breakfast Caf6 sized table. No sign anywhere
Johnny Canoe at Nassau of bread, butter or jam, an
Beach Hotel has shut its doors my request for same me
until lunch time! blank stares.
For years both locals and It was a far cry from th
visitors enjoyed generous cheerful, efficient waitresses
Bahamian and American at Johnny Canoe bringing
morning choices, from boil your order straight to you
fish to blueberry pancakes. spacious booth or table, which
Particularly on Sundays, fam- carried right in front of yo
ily groups could be seen pack- napkin, silver cutlery, and a
ing the place and chowing the condiments you would
down. Even the not-so-lean ever need. Of course it cos
editor of this journal could be more, but the pleasant expel
seen briskly wielding knife rience was worth it.
and fork. Doubtless the new police
But last Sunday I was results from sharp-pencil bo)
turned away and told the in the back room of th
Hotel itself serves nothing restaurant or the hotel trying
more than coffee and bagels to cut expenses. But it look
as an early snack. So I was like a policy of save-a-penn'
directed down the steps to lose-a-pound.
Sbarros. The once proud Nassa
Which is OK as a fast food Beach is seen to downgrad
pizza-and-pasta joint, but a its facilities to the level whel
poor excuse for a true restau- even spring-breakers must ge
rant where you can sit down, fed up. Looks like it's th
relax, dine and chat with orphan child of the mammot
friends. One hard-pressed BahaMar group, which mus
counterman struggled to serve have bigger things on it
a line of impatient customers, mind.
Eventually, tired scrambled
eggs, grits, and greasy bacon RICHARD COULSON
were banged down on my Nassau,
tray; I grabbed a paper cup of June 14, 2007

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day of JUNE, 2007 to the Minister responsible for Nationality
and Citizenship, P.O.Box N- 7147, Nassau, Bahamas.





,AI UHUAY, JUNE 23, 2UU/, FI'AUt 5


In brief

Claim that govt
is ignoring call
for new school
on Ragged
RAGGED Islanders are
claiming the government is
ignoring their cries for a
new school.
And they have warned
that continued neglect will
see a brain drain of young-
sters and the eventual death
of the island community.
"We are not a Family
Island, we are still an Out
Island," former chief coun-
cillor Myron Lockhart-Bain
said yesterday.
"No-one would treat a
member of the family like
this. The government has
included nothing in the
budget for a new school, yet
they know the present
building needs to be
'knocked down."
Islanders claim the pre-
sent building, commissioned
in 1972, has many defects
which cause misery for the
With no screens on win-
dows, children get bitten
badly by mosquitoes and
sandflies at this time of the
And heavy rain means
teachers have to close
school early because they
have to use shutters to keep
the water out, making the
classroom unbearably hot.
"There are stress cracks
straight through the walls,"
said Mr Lockhart-Bain,
"and the overhangs are no
longer there, just pieces of
column hanging out. The
building has been neglected
over the years, yet we are
getting nothing for our
school this year."
Islanders say they have
two "excellent" Guyanese
f teachers who have to
endure poor conditions.
"We have 15 children at
this school now," said Mr
Lockhart-Bain, "but if
things go on as they are our
youngsters will have to go
away for their education,
'- and education is the key to
the life of the island."
He said from an official
port of entry in the 1960s,
Ragged Island had declined
to its current poor state,
with a declining population.
"With only just over 50
votes, we are not seen as
important," he said. "Long
Island gets all the consider-
ation and we get nothing."

Department of
Hawkins Hill,
THE Department of Immi-
gration, Hawkins Hill, has
been experiencing difficul-
ties with main switchboard
numbers 322-7530-9. The
ring does not always regis-
ter on the department's
Every effort is being made
to rectify this problem, the
department said yesterday,
apologising for the incon-
To assist with inquiries,
the public is asked to call the
following telephone num-
bers: 502-0546, 502-0572,
502-0550 and 502-0563.



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from people who are
making news in their
neighborhoods. Perhaps
you are raising funds for a
good cause, campaigning
for improvements in the
area or have won an
If so, call us on 32Z-1986
and share your story.

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Pastors welcome the cancellation of

Trappers/Magic City liquor licences

PASTOR Cedric Moss of
Kingdom Life Church and
Pastor Lyall Bethel of Grace
Community Church have wel-
comed the Licensing Authori-
ty Board's cancellation of
liquor licences issued to Trap-
pers Sports Bar/Magic City.
But they expressed "dis-
dain" at the fact that it took
18 months for this process to
be completed.
Trappers/Magic City admit-
ted that they operated as a
gentlemen's club in Novem-
ber, 2004. At this time they
were open under the name
Cabaret Seduction.
The operations taking place
were later confirmed by police
and immigration department
raids. Despite the arrest of 76
persons, including 14 strippers
from Jamaica, the board did
not act.
After the Trappers website
was brought to the notice of
the board, which the pastors
believe made it clear that
Trappers/Magic City was "run-
ning a commercial sex busi-
ness and fronting it with
licences issued by the board",
in December, 2005, it still took
no action.
Now that the board has
made a decision, Pastors Moss
and Bethel are asking that the
decision be put in writing with
an explanation of why it took
18 months to revoke the liquor
The pastors said: "Despite
being deeply saddened that the
long delay in the board's deci-
sion, in our view, resulted in
prolonging and aiding and
abetting the illegal, immoral
and exploitative activities of
the operators, we are encour-
aged that, by God's grace, we
preserved and with His help
prevailed in causing the board
to finally uphold the law and
have regard for public decency
and the protection of the weak
and vulnerable.
"Our prayer is that this land-
mark outcome will embolden
Christians and morally-minded

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had its liquor licences cancelled.
(Photo: Felipe Major/
Tribune staff)

Bahamians to courageously
fight on all fronts the illegal
and immoral activities in our
nation that are being ignored."
Police and immigration
departments were commend-
ed, too, for repeated raids on
the Cable Beach location. The
pastors praised Operation
Quiet Storm, ASP Oscar
Sands and Senior Immigration
Officer Stephen La-Roda for
working diligently on the mat-


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FBI investigates disappearance of man from cruise

The FBI said it is investigating the disap-
pearance of a North Carolina man from a
cruise ship sailing through the Bahamas.
Brent Smith, 24, of Fremont, N.C., was last
seen around 1.45am Monday on his stateroom
balcony aboard the Freedom of the Seas,
owned by Royal Caribbean International.
Relatives reported him missing around
8.30am, according to a cruise ship statement.
,The ship turned around at that point to
search the ocean for Smith, who was travelling
with his brother, Matthew Smith, and his broth-
er's girlfriend, said FBI spokesman Harry
Rodriguez. Coast Guard crews launched a
search as well.

The US Coast Guard suspended a search
for Smith on Wednesday, saying he likely won't
be found.
The ship docked Wednesday in Puerto Rico
so that FBI experts could determine whether
foul play was involved, Rodriguez said.
He declined to say whether agents retrieved
any evidence from Smith's cabin or other areas.
The Freedom of the Seas, carrying more
than 4,000 passengers, will return Sunday to
Cruise lines reported at least 24 missing peo-
ple from 2000 to 2005, compared with the esti-
mated 10 million passengers that travel every


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ZNS buildings



need of repair'

Bahamas Information
BUILDINGS that house
television and radio facilities
at the Broadcasting Corpora-
tion of the Bahamas (ZNS) are
"deteriorating" and are "des-
perately" in need of repair, a
government Senator has
Senator Katherine (Kay)
Forbes-Smith told the Senate
on Thursday that the trans-
mitting towers in New Provi-
dence and Grand Bahama
were condemned six years ago
and there are two that are in
"urgent need of repair."
Senator Forbes-Smith is par-
liamentary secretary in the
Prime Minister's Office with
responsibility for the Broad-
casting Corporation and
Bahamas Information Services.
She was speaking during
debate on the $1.5 billion 2007-
2008 national budget.
Senator Forbes-Smith said
the government is preparing
to invest just over $8 million
to move ZNS from its current
analog technology to the high
definition digital upgrade
required to meet the Federal
Communications Commission
by February, 2009.
The government's subven-
tion to the Broadcasting Cor-
poration for fiscal 2007-2008
is $8 million.
Senator Forbes-Smith said
the Bahamian people must be
satisfied that they are receiving
a return on their investment in
the Broadcasting Corporation.
She also recognized the chal-
lenges that face the corpora-
tion at this time. They include:

The physical structure at
the Harcourt Rusty Bethel
Drive, Centreville, New Prov-
idence, is aging, gradually dete-
riorating and desperately in
need of upgrade.
Roofs on both the radio
and television buildings are
leaking. More than $100,000
has been spent recently to
repair the leaks but to no avail.
The primary air-condi-
tioning system for the televi-
sion building consistently mal-
functions and several contrac-
tors have advised that an
entirely new system be put in
The radio building has sim-
ilar problems with its air-con-
ditioning system.
* Senator Forbes-Smith main-
tained that the infrastructure
of the Corporation needs
attention if it is to fulfil its
mandate and continue to com-

The new budget makes pro-
vision for the corporation to
upgrade its technology and
repair the damaged roofs at its
headquarters in New Provi-
"While we appreciate the
vital importance of program-
ming to our existence as a
broadcaster," said Senator
Forbes-Smith, "we have
allowed our technical infra-
structure to deteriorate to a
level that makes it extremely
challenging to produce high
quality programmes.
"Our inability to consistent-
ly produce high quality pro-
grammes impacts on our

potential revenue growth. That
is why it is necessary that we
move with haste to transform
the technology.
"We are investing $5.5 mil-
lion in the first phase of the
upgrade and that will directly
affect the news, programme
production and television con-
trol rooms in New Providence
and Grand Bahama."
The first phase will intro-
duce the new server based
technology. Staffers will have
to undergo special training in
order to function in the new
digital environment.
Meanwhile, the Broadcast-
ing Corporation is being chal-
lenged to produce quality doc-
umentaries, situation comedies
and other entertainment pro-
grammes, if it is to successful-
ly compete with cable televi-
sion channels and private com-
mercial radio stations, she said.
The government is faced
with the challenge of creating a
new culture at ZNS, she said,
one that promotes productivi-
ty, encourages high standards
of performance, and rewards
employees based on perfor-
"We. are challenged to
change the culture of political
patronage and create oppor-
tunities for talented young
Bahamians with the requisite
knowledge and ability to per-
form the jobs required, partic-
ularly as we prepare to
embrace the age of digital
"We must find the formula
to create this new culture as
we move to public service
broadcasting," Senator Forbes-
Smith said.

BIS challenged to play 'greater

role' in TV radio programming

Bahamas Information Services
BAHAMAS Information Services Department is
being challenged to play a "greater role" in televi-
sion and radio programming.
The challenge was made by Senator Katherine
(Kaye) Forbes-Smith, parliamentary secretary in
the Office of the Prime Minister, as she contributed
to the debate on the government's 2007-2008 bud-
get in the Senate on Thursday.
In issuing her challenge, Senator Forbes-Smith
said BIS could assist in the development of high
quality programmes to complement those of the
public Broadcasting Corporation of the Bahamas
and its independent producers.
The government is committed to creating a new
and dynamic BIS "that fulfils its obligations as a key
arm of the government (and) one that plays a crit-
ical role in educating and informing P hamnians on
how this country is developing," she said.
Senator Forbes-Smith, who has been given
responsibility for the Broadcasting Corporation
and BIS, was speaking during debate on the gov-
ernment's $1.5 billion budget for fiscal 2007-'08.
The government allocat.- over $2 million to BIS,
which it considers a "very important" service.
"In any country in the developed or developing
world," said Senator Forbes-Smith, "it is impor-
tant that the cit'/ens are aware of the work of the
government am! the impact the specific projects or
initiatives coT".d have on their lives.
"In fact. c :cry government must have effective
public rclaiions if the citizens are going to be
info' med about the performance of the govern-
ment in relation to its election campaign commit-
mientl .
The Senator stressed that the relationship
b 'tween BIS and the Broadcasting Corporation
must I e that seeks to serve the national interest.
"I-11 he a relationship where both sides under-
stand its value in helping to shape the future of this
country," she stated. "BIS must keep the people
informed of the work of the government.

"It must lake advantage of its relationships with
the media to cnst ha l Bahamians ar ie aware of
how the proranllii projects and initiatives of
the government arc ','sing.
"Over the years BS piovidc 1 into nation pri-
marily for the print media and in recent years, by the
time it re. lied the newspapers, much of the infor-
mation wa either outdated or had no public inter-
She emphasized that this must change.
"We live in the communications age and BIS
must move with the times and embrace the new
communications technology that will allow them
to be more efficient and effective in the execution of
their duties." Senator Forbes-Smith stated.
She underscored the need for BIS to exercise
greater punctuality in disseminating information.
"Gone are the days," she said, "when BIS covered
events and needed days to produce the information.
Technology allows for currency and efficiency in the
dissemination of government information.
"There are agnumber of government initiatives
that the media may not be able to provide coverage
for and if they do, are more inclined to cover stories
from different angles, depending on the information.
"BIS has a responsibility to ensure that the mes-
sage the government intends to communicate is
disseminated to both the print and electronic m'n2dia
for possible inclusion in their programming.
"This information must be produced in a timely
manner to ensure that all Bahamians are kept
abreast with how government is fulfilling the man-
date it received from the people."
The former Free National Movement govern-
ment, she said, took the initial step toward adding a
broadcast arm to BIS by buying a camera to facili-
tate production in the field. Now it has state-of-
the-art digital technology.
All government programming could be produced
at BIS, she said, "but they must work collaboratively
with ZNS to ensure the weekly allocation of airtime
(when residents watch TlV) on both radio and
television schedule for the airing of such plo-



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Development in the Hawksbill II

sub-division to begin in two months

Tribune Freeport Reporter
FREEPORT As the demand for
affordable housing on Grand Bahama
continues to grow, the government
expects to begin development of 59
acres of land in the new Hawksbill II
sub-division in the next two months.
Mr Kenneth Russell, Minister of
Housing and National Insurance,
announced that the Department of
Housing plans to develop a 230-home
lot sub-division, complete with park
facilities for adults and children, at
He also said that the government is
seeking to acquire 100 lots in the Her-
itage sub-division from the Grand
Bahama Port Authority.
Mr Russell visited various sub-divi-
sions throughout the island on Wednes-
day. Brensil Rolle, parliamentary sec-
retary in the Ministry of Housing and
National Insurance, permanent secre-
tary Camille Johnson, under-secretary
Melvin Seymour, and Jerome Godfrey,
managing director of the Bahamas
Mortgage Corporation, also accompa-
nied the minister.
Mr Russell said the government will
first begin development at the Hawksbill
sub-division, which was designed pri-
marily for the relocation of residents in
Pinder's Point, Lewis Yard, Hunters,
and Mack Town who had lost their
homes during Hurricane Wilma.
The government, he said, will also
conduct an exercise to determine and
identify how many affected persons
require and qualify for homes at Hawks-
bill, as well as provide the land for those
who are interested in building their own
'Mr Russell said the government
intends to construct a park at every new
sub-division, including the Hawksbill
"It is the government's intention that

Minister of Housing and National

every sub-division will be built with at
least a park for adults and children. So,
whenever the ministry opens a new sub-
division a park will also be ready for
children," he said.
He noted that, although the Town
Planning Act had allocated green space
and parks in the past for sub-divisions in
New Providence, Freeport, and else-
where, the former government had
decided to turn those parks and green
spaces into residential lots.
"That is something that we (the FNM
government) will not do we will
develop parks and playgrounds in sub-

Hillside Estates, Baltic Avenue, Off Mackey Street.
M= R P.O. Box SS-5103, Nassau, Bahamas
am"" Phone: 393-3726/393-2355/Fax:393-8135
SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 2007

Prince Charles Drive
11:00AM Rev. Dr. Laverne Lockhart
Bernard Road
11:OOAM Mr. Charles Moss
Zion Boulevard
10:0OAM Dr. Reginald Eldon/Youth Service
7:00PM No Service
East Shirley Street
11 :OOAM Rev. Bill Owens
7:00PM Rev. Bill Owens
Queen's College Campus
9:30AM Rev. James Neilly
8:00AM Connections Rev. Phillip Stubbs
9:30AM Rev. Philip Stubbs
'A/ /11:00AM Rev. William Higgs
7:00PM Rev. William Higgs
'RENEWAL' on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on ZNS 1
Your Host: Ms. Janice J. Knowles
'METHODIST MOMENTS' on each weekday at 6:55 a.m.
Your Host: Ms. Janice J. Knowles

The BCMC is pleased to announce the publication of a book containing
short studies highlighting the beliefs and practices of the Methodist
Church. Copies are available through the Confernce Office: -9
copies, $8.00 per book. Order of 10 or more copies $6.00 per book
Rev. Charles Sweeting will be leading Morning Devotions on ZNS
,6:00 a.m. Monday Saturday..

Oraint'g EDotun Se~Ilep ltetbobitt Cblurl)
(Balltou HIl Rd & Chapel Stree) P.O.BoA CB-13046
The Holy Ghost Prayer-Line number is 326-7427
7:00 a.m. Rev. Manette Poiter Cripps/Sis. Katherine Rose
11:00 a.m. Rev. Carla Culmer/Youth
7:00 p.m. Sis. Tezel Anderson/ Board of Finance of Investments

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divisions so that children can walk from
home to the park and parents can see
the park from nearby."
Mr Russell said the government is
also awaiting acquisition of 100 lots from
the Port Authority at Heritage for con-
struction of more affordable homes on
Grand Bahama.
"A junior high school is being built
near the sub-division...and so it is our
goal to move quickly and as soon as the
Port Authority makes the land avail-
able we will move to build another 100
houses," he said.
In East End, the minister said the
Ministry of Housing is seeking to
address the complaints of residents
regarding surveying of land in East End.
He also said they are looking at some
559 offers for sale of commercial prop-
erty in the area.
In West End, Mr Russell said gov-
ernment is looking to relocate the tem-
porary hurricane shelter in that area.
"It is not on government land, housing
land or Crown Land, and the conditions
are not the best, and so we are looking
at a more suitable location," he said.
"We have also received complaints
about some homeless people in Grand
Bahama, and I believe that the same
location we are looking at for the tem-
porary hurricane shelter could be used
to accommodate homeless people," he
"We feel the location is big enough to
provide a number of efficiency-type
homes for homeless persons, and we
think it will be very important here in
Grand Bahama and a good model for
NP and elsewhere in the Bahamas."
Mr Russell said the government is
also seeking to relocate the Urban
Renewal Offices in Eight Mile Rock
and West End.
"These offices are grossly inadequate
and we will seek adequate accommo-
dation for the staff in those offices," he

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FRIDAY at 7:30 p.m.
Youth Ministry Meeting
Sunday at 8:30 a.m. ZNS 1 TEMPLE I0ME

Assembly Of God
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THE National Children's
Choir of the Bahamas is to
visit Belize and will stage a
performance at the Bliss
Centre for the Performing
Arts while its director con-
ducts a workshop for local
choir directors.
Programme officer at the
Institute of Creative Arts,
Faith Cunningham, said:
"The choir will visit Belize
on Thursday, June 28, along
with parents and choir direc-
tor Ms Patricia Bazard. The
choir will perform for mem-
bers of the children's choir
who entered this year's
Belize District School Festi-
val of Arts.
"They were touring the
entire Caribbean and they're

just passing through and will
be in Belize on a short visit.
"They only invited the
choir members and other
primary schools to try and
get the children aware of the
music that's available to
"The choir will be greet-
ed as they come ashore at
the tourism village and it's
a special choir of 30 children
from various school choirs
in Belize.
"This choir, under the
direction of Ms Lavern Fer-
guson, will perform 'Wel-
come to Belize', a song taken
from the 'We Are Belize
25th anniversary compila-
tion' by Mr Francis

Police call for children to be

kept safe in summer break


POLICE are urging parents to ensure that their children remain
safe during the annual three-month summer break.
WPc Makelle Pinder, of the crime prevention and community
relations unit, said yesterday that parents must play a role in keep-
ing children safe during the holiday.
Ms Pinder encouraged them to ensure that a responsible indi-
vidual is at home with the child.
"Children must be properly monitored as they are absent from
school for a long period," Ms Pinder said.
Parents must also ensure that if children must be left at home
alone, they are taught not to play with knives, matches or the
stove and not to let strangers in the home.
"The major concern about children during the summer vacation
is that they are not monitored properly and the adult presence is not
in the home in many cases.
"To ensure that each child is safe during the summer break, we
encourage parents to enrol their children in summer camps pro-
vided by the police."
Ms Pinder said parents interested in the summer camp can
attend any police station in their area.
She said some students can also be enrolled in the Ministry of
Education's summer employment programme which, according
to Ms Pinder, has helped to keep children occupied during the

Grounded In The Past & Geared To the Future

Worship Time:-11am & 7pm
Sunday School: 9:45am

Prayer Time: 6:30pm

Place: The Madeira Shopping

Pastor Knowles can be heard
each Sunday morning on
Joy 101.9 at 8:30a.m Rev. Dr. Franklin Knowles

Pastor: Rev. Dr. Franklin Knowles
P.O. Box EE-16807
Telephone number 325-5712

Worship Time: 1a.m. & 7p.m.
Prayer Time: 10:15a.m. to 10:45a.m.
Church School during Worship Service

Place: Twynam Heights
off Prince Charles Drive

Minister: Rev. Henley Perry

P.O.Box SS-5631
Telephone number: 324-2538
Telefax number: 324-2587


11:30 a.m. & 7:00 p.rMipeaker:
Pastor David Cartwright
of Marsh Harbour Gospel Chapel
( Bible Class: 9:45 a.m. Breaking of Bread Service: 10:45 a.m.
Community Outreach: 11:30 a.m. Evening Service: 7-00 p.m.
SMidweek Service 7:30 p.m. (Wednesdays)
Sisters' Prayer Meeting: 10:00 a.m. (2nd Thursday of each month)


Nadtmional Chlde'

Choi tovist Bliz





New albums

will display the

talents of Spanish

and African artists

Music and Cumbancha will
be releasing albums this
month displaying the talents
of Spanish and African
Cumbancha will be releas-
ing Na Afriki (To Africa) by
Dobet Gnahor6 on June 26,
In this album Gnahor6
addresses political and social
issues in Africa, including the
struggles of African women,
the exploitation of children,
and the impact of greed and
violence on the family.
She uses a variety of
rhythms and styles to engage
the listener. Gnahor6 also
composes in seven languages
used in different regions of
the continent.
Dobet Gnahor6 was raised
in the village Ki-Yi M'Bock
in the Ivory Coast.
Ki-Yi M'Bock is located in
the capital city, Abidjan.
Founded in 1985, it is known
for its creative and artistic
atmosphere. It is a place

where musicians, dancers,
and sculptors along with oth-
er kinds or artists, can col-
laborate with others from
diverse backgrounds.
This environment allowed
Gnahor6 to learn various art
forms that now contribute to
her music.
At twelve she convinced
her father to allow her to quit
school to focus on her music.
Later, she met a French gui-
tarist, Colin Laroche de
F61ine, whom she began col-
laborating with. They moved
to France in 1999 and formed
a band that performed at
European Music Festivals.
Her album is only the
fourth release by Cumban-
cha, a label founded in 2006
by Jacob Edgar.
Putamayo World Music
also releases its CD on June
26, 2007.
The Latin Jazz CD is Puta-
mayo's first jazz-focused col-
lection and it combines jazz
with Afro-Cuban rhythms.
Pioneers of the Latin jazz

genre, such as Machito, Tito
Puente, Eddie Palmieri, and
Brian Lynch are featured on
the album.
Machito is well-known for
his combination of Afro-
Cuban music and American
jazz. The first song on the
album, Congo Mulence, was
performed by Machito and
another jazz legend, Cannon-
ball Adderley.
Tito Puente is considered
a master of the timbales when
combined with old-fashioned
showmanship. He is
acclaimed for keeping his
music fresh and relevant
through the years.
Eddie Palmieri and Bryan
Lynch worked togethqrto
combine Palmieri's piano
techniques and Lynch's trum-
pet skills to create the-song
Guajira Dubois.
Latin jazz is a popular jazz
genre and has been well-
known since the 1940s. The
Putamayo World Music CDs
can be found at Logos Book-

ABACO Juel Marie
took top honours at the
24th Annual Treasure Cay
Billfish Tournament, Aba-
co, Bahamas.
Held at Treasure Cay
Hotel Resort and Marina,
the tournament offered
world-class billfish com-
petition as well as fabu-
lous social events.
The seas were calm for
the four days of competi-
tion, with 32 boats catch-
ing and/or releasing 31
blue marlin and 10 white
Releasing five blue mar-
lin and also winning Top
Release Team, Juel
Marie, a 54-foot Hatteras
out of Knoxville, TN,
owned by Dugan
McLaughlin, took first
place with 3,000
McLaughlin was also
top angler and top release
angler. A 61-foot Spencer
named Ohana owned by
Ed Burr of Jacksonville,
Florida, secured second
with two blue marlin
releases, a 575 lb blue
marlin and a white marlin
release for a total of 1,975
Onboard Ohana was
Austin Burr, who won top
junior angler with two
blue and one white mar-
lin. Mark Schwartz's team
on Masque, a 65-foot
Viking from Juno Beach,
Florida, scored a third
place finish with 1,685
Lisa Flack of Kilowett

N JUEL MARIE receives first place award for the Trea-
sure Cay Billfish Tournament at Abaco, Bahamas.

nailed top lady angler
with the release of a white
and a blue marlin. It's
Time took first place dol-
phin, with angler Nicole
Ribeiro weighing a 38.2 lb
fish. Mark Schwartz of
Masque took top tuna
with a 46.7 lb fish.
Adding to the excite-
ment was the tale of the
'one that got away' on the
final day of fishing.
Describing his blue mar-
lin as a 'leviathan,' Don
Combs, owner of Shark
Bait, from St Augustine,
Florida, said angler A J
McGuinness fought a fish
estimated at well over
1,000 lbs for more than six
hours before the 600 lb
leader snapped.
A veteran angler,
,. ^ t A . ", ',

Combs said it was the fish
of a lifetime.. The fish hit
a black and green C and
H Deep Runner lure.
A qualifier for IGFA's
International Tournament
of Champions, this modi-
fied release tournament
offered four days of fish-
ing, parties, dinners and
fun competitions.
Renowned for its great
food, camaraderie and
events families can enjoy,
the TCBT raised funds for
the Treasure Cay Prima-
ry School and Treasure
Cay Fire Department.
The Treasure Cay Bill-
fish Tournament will cel-
ebrate its 25th anniversary
next year andihas sched-
uled June 8-13, 2008, for
the tournament.


A vacancy exists at The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited for one (1)

Qualifications and Pre-requisites:

Must possess excellent shorthand skills
Minimum of five (5) years secretarial or administrative experience
Associates Degree in Secretarial Science, Business Administration or related
Good command of English language (verbal and written)
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook programmes
Good organizational skills and ability to multi-task
Ability to work without direct supervision and under pressure
Confidential and flexible


The successful candidate will be responsible for providing high quality
secretarial and professional client services, including handling the telephones
and office correspondence; arranging and coordinating travel, meetings and
appointments; preparing itineraries and agendas; following up on outstanding
matters; handling and processing invoices for payment; faxing; organizing,
updating records and maintaining the filing system.

R6sumes with supporting documentation should be submitted to:

The Personnel Department
The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited
P.O. Box F-42666
Freeport, Grand Bahama
Email: personnel@gbpa.com
On or before July 6, 2007



MILO nu ti LrK rnGHWAY -




The Ministry of Works & Transport and Knowles
Construction & Development Company Ltd wish to
inform the public that the road improvement works on
Milo Butler Highway from Tonique Williams-Darling
Highway to Carmichael Road will commence on 25
June, 2007.

The Public is advised to observe the construction signs
pointing out the temporary traffic management.

Please drive with care and caution in the construction

We apologise for any inconvenience whilst we endeavour
to improve the road network in New Providence.



Abaco hosts


fishing event

US CARICOM meeting


FROM page one

nations, especially their rela-
tionship with the United States.
"'I must say that I was really
amazed at the turn out of the
conference. I believe it
exceeded all expectations that
everybody had," Dr Hardt
The chief of mission said the
Caribbean Conference A
20/20 Vision was a unique
event in that it was focused on
the peoples of the Caribbean.
"Society was involved, busi-
ness was involved, NGOs, and
cultural elements were
involved; and it was a huge
event that filled the World
Bank. And this is all on the
margins of the official meet-
ings that we had.
"I think this really captures
the focus of what we were try-
ing to do, which is to focus on
the people of the Caribbean
and how can we, the United
States, strengthen our part-
nerships with the governments
and the people of the region to
really address the needs that
people have in the region," he
Dr Hardt added that the US
Embassy was very pleased that
Prime Minister Hubert Ingra-
ham and Foreign Affairs Min-
ister Brent Symonette were
able to attend the conference
and meet with both US Sec-
retary of State Dr Condoleez-

'an historic event'

za Rice, and US President
George Bush.
Dr Hardt said that among
the issues that the prime min-
ister and the minister of for-
eign affairs discussed with Dr
Rice and President Bush were
the future of the OPBAT mis-
sion in the Bahamas, extradi-
tions, education, and law
enforcement training, amongst
a number of other issues.
"All together the meetings
were very, very positive, and
very constructive. I think what
really struck me about the
meetings were both the breath
and the depth of the issues
that we talked about. The tone
was very constructive and the
focus was really on the future.
"When you think of the
United States and the
Caribbean, we had discussions
on what we call investing in
people which is education,
health, security which can
be anything from disaster pre-
paredness to drug cooperation,
fighting terrorism, and eco-
nomic growth which involves
everything from investment
and trade to customs," he said.

HARDT, Charge d' Affaires
U.S. Embassy, speaks to
reporters during a press
conference on Friday, June
22, 2007 at the U.S. Embassy.
(BIS Photo: Tim Aylen)

Roberts hits out over

cancelling of straw

market contract

FROM page one
elements of the Bid Documents, and had numerous allowances
and provisional sums in its submission, Mr Roberts said, Woslee
Dominion offered the lowest bid.
With the removal of the basement structure from the plan and
other cost saving measures, the former works minister said
that the bid was reduced to $21.7 million and was in compliance
with the Financial Audit and Administration Act in obtaining
the endorsement of the Tenders Board.
"Straw vendors, there was no reasons to stop the construction
of the Market. The design was vetted in competition by judges
I am advised the FNM chose prior to them demitting office in
2002. We just continued the competition programme," he said.
Mr Roberts also criticised the suggestion of current Works
Minister Earl Deveaux to move vendors from Bay Street to the
Prince George Dock site.
"The warehouse location was poor and off the beaten track of
the tourists," he said. "We imagine that the structure would be
hot or they would have to air condition the structure which
would be at an enormous cost."
Mr Robert said that the movement to and from the port site
also would be limited due to security checks in the area, ulti-
mately reducing the number of patrons to the market.
"This tom fool idea (placing the market on Prince George
Dock), is a disaster waiting to happen. In my opinion this idea
will divide you the vendors further. We are aware of the divi-
siveness that has already been created. I am advised that out on
that dock you will not make any money," he said.

FROM page one
istry of Works officials.
These, she said, in her
view confirmed that a con-
tract was not only signed for
the start of the project but
that work had also been
done and was still underway.
FNM senator and vice-
chairman Johnley Ferguson
said, however, that he also
had proof in the form of
photographs that conflicted
with Mrs Maynard-Gibson's
Mr Ferguson claimed that
roads in Acklins were still
bad and had, in fact, got
worse. He also questioned
the qualifications of the con-
Fellow FNM senator and
leader of government busi-
ness in the Senator Dion
Foulkes concurred with Mr
Ferguson's claims, saying
road works had not been
properly done, stating that
he had had the opportunity
to visit Acklins himself over
the past several months.
He described the roads as
a "disgrace".

Investigation after

man found with

gunshot injuries

FROM page one

at the Freetown settlement
in East Grand Bahama.
When officers went to
investigate, they discovered a
man, identified as Hensley
Sands, 24, of Jones Town,
Eight Mile Rock, lying on
the side of the road, bleeding
from a gunshot injury to his
right shoulder.
The man was taken by
ambulance to the Rand
Memorial Hospital, where he
is detained in serious condi-
During police investiga-
tions, officers spoke with
Lesco Pennerman, 28, of
Freetown, who told police
that two armed men had
entered his home around
Mr Pennerrnan, who was

asleep in bed with his wife,
was awakened to find two
men armed with handguns in
his bedroom. One of the men
held a gun to his head.
Mr Pennerman told police
that he jumped out of bed
and tackled the man holding
the gun to his head. The sec-
ond gunman fired a shot dur-
ing the struggle as he wres-
tled the gun away from the
first gunman.
He said he then ran out of
the house and went over to
his neighbours and asked
them to call the police.
Mr Pennerman handed
over a .45 semi-automatic
pistol to detectives.
Mr Rahming said while the
exact motive for the shooting
is unclear, the Central Detec-
tive Unit has launched an
intense investigation into the

Two charged

FROM page one

Deputy Chief Magistrate
Helen Jones.
The men were charged
with the murder of Konstan-
tino "Konky" Vardaoulis, 31,
of Bahama Reef Boulevard.
The prosecution is alleg-
ing that the accused men on
April 12, being concerned
together and with others for
a .common purpose, con-
spired to cause the death of
Konstantino Vardaoulis.
It is also alleged that on
the same date at Freeport,
Grand Bahama, being con-
cerned together and with
others, by means of unlawful
harm, intentionally caused
the death of Mr Vardaoulis.
According to reports, Mr
Vardaoulis, operator of the
Grand Bahama Food Com-
pany and the Chicken Farm,
was killed outside his resi-
dence on Bahama Reef
Ferguson and Knowles
were not required to enter a
plea to the charges. Fergu-
son was represented by
Jemeko Green. The case was
adjourned to August 28 for a
preliminary inquiry into the
Both men were remanded
to Fox Hill Prison.

NOTICE is hereby given that ELME JEAN-CLAUDE of
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 16th day
of June, 2007 to the Minister responsible for Nationality
and Citizenship, P.O.Box N- 7147, Nassau, Bahamas.

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 23RD day of JUNE, 2007 to the Minister
responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, P.O.Box N-7147,
Nassau, Bahamas.

of #27 GLENGARIFF GARDENS, P.O. Box FH-14470,
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 16th day
of June, 2007 to the Minister responsible for Nationality
and Citizenship, P.O.Box N- 7147, Nassau, Bahamas.

Pricing Information As Of: C A Lt"
Friday, 22 June 2007
BISX ALL SHARE. 6N0 O.O8- 1,803.92 / CHG 00.26 / %CHG 00.01 / VTD 127 73 / YTD % 07 62
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1.48 0.54 Abaco Markets 1.48 1.48 0.00 0.000 0.000 N/M 0.00%
12.05 11.00 Bahamas Property Fund 11.59 11.59 0.00 1.548 0400 7.5 3.45%
9.41 7.23 Bank of Bahamas 9.40 9.40 0.00 0.737 0.260 12.8 2.77%
0.85 0.70 Benchmark 0.85 0.85 0.00 -0.013 0.020 N/M 2.35%
3.20 1.43 Bahamas Waste 3.20 3.20 0.00 0.279 0.060 11.5 1.88%
1.49 1.20 Fidelity Bank 1.42 1.42 0.00 0.064 0.020 22.2 1.41%
10.74 9.00 Cable Bahamas 10.74 10.74 0.00 0.949 0.240 11.3 2.23%
2.21 1.80 Colina Holdings 2.21 2.21 0.00 0.281 0.080 7.9 3.62%
14.63 10.60 Commonwealth Bank 14.63 14.63 0.00 1.152 0.680 12.7 4.65%
5.72 4.22 Consolidated Water BDRs 5.53 5.47 -0 06 0 112 0.049 49.6 0.88%
2.76 2.40 Doctor's Hospital 2.43 2.43 0.00 0.281 0.000 8.6 0.00%
6.35 5.54 Famguard 6.30 6.35 0.05 1,500 0.694 0.240 9.1 3.78%
12.61 11.50 Finco 12.61 12.61 0.00 0787 0.570 16.0 4.52%
14.70 12.43 FirstCaribbean 14.50 14.50 0.00 0.977 0.500 14.8 3.45%
17.50 11.00 Focol 17.50 17.50 0.00 1.657 0.520 11.1 2.97%
1.05 0.54 Freeport Concrete, 0.54 0.54 0.00 -0.432 0.000 N/M 0.00%
10.20 7.10 ICD Utilities 7.30 7.30 0.00 0.532 0.200 13.7 2.74%
9.50 8.52 J.S. Johnson 9.50 9.50 0.00 0 868 0.570 10.9 6.00%
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3.2018 2.9038 Fidelity Bahamas G & I Fund 3.2018"**
2.6819 2.3915 Colina MSI Preferred Fund 2.681688**
1.2443 1.1695 Colina Bond Fund 1.244286****
11.5519 11.0199 Fidelity Prime Income Fund 11.5519*****
..-... ,4'7,. '. A'1'A-0 Z 0 1OO / YTD 09.01% ` 42006 34 47%.
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52wk-HI Highest closing price in last 52 weeks Bid $ Buying price of Colina and Fidelty
52wk-Low Lowest closing price In last 52 week s Ask$ Selling price of Colina and fidelity 15 June 2007
Previous Close Previous day's weighted price for daily volume Last Price Last traded over-the-counlter price
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New York. ft (CC)

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who disappeared in 1947.

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Tribune Comics






You have the following hand,
both sides vulnerable:
+ K95 V KJ87 4 AQ10863
1. You bid One Club, and partner
responds One Heart. What would
you bid now?
2. You bid One Club, and partner
responds One Spade. What would
you bid now?
3. Partner bids One Diamond,
and you raise to Three Diamonds.
Partner bids Four Clubs. What would
you bid now?
4. Partner bids One Spade, and
your right-hand opponent bids Two
Hearts. What would you bid now?

1. Two clubs. This was a promis-
ing hand at the start, but when part-
ner responds in hearts, much of the
glamour disappears. To be void of a
suit adds value to a hand, but not
when the void is in partner's suit
The heart response is a warning of
potential danger ahead, so your best
action is to indicate a minimum
opening by rebidding two clubs.
Later events ay restore the original
promise of hand, but until a fit
is discovery you must tread gin-
2. Two diamonds. There is some
question whether your limited high-
card values justify a reverse, but


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l t"T--LLG&NCE.

there is no better call available. Bid-
ding 'clubs followed by diamonds
shows not only longer clubs brit extra
values, and that is what you have
after partner responds one spade.
Alternative bids are two spades
and three clubs, but neither repre-
sents your hand as well as two dia-
3. Four hearts. You should have a
diamond slam firmly in mind, but it
is best at this point to cuebid hearts to
show first-round control of the suit
and interest in slam. Blackwood is
not,desirable when you have a void,
since partner's response would not
tell you exactly how far to go in most
cases. The most flexible action here
is to cuebid and await partner's next
4. Three clubs. There are two
schools of thought in this type of sit-
uation. One school would favor an
immediate cuebid of three hearts to
identify your heart void and thus sug-
gest a slam. The other school would
advocate bidding your best suit first,
planning to cuebid hearts next.
We believe it is somewhat better to
bid clubs first. One reason is that an
immediate cuebid might result in
permanent suppression of your
strong six-card suit; another reason is
that an immediate cuebid would sug-
gest better spade support than K-9-x.








words in
the main
body of

Al" HOW many words of four
exc letters or more can you make
from the letters shown here?
In making a word, each letter
*may be used once only. Each
"1'.must contain the centre letter
and there must be at least one
nine-letter word. No plurals.
ma 4.__ _I.co_ Good 17; very good 25;
excellent 34 (or more).
Solution tomorrow.


3 Reads as some of us can on the 1st
of September (5)
8 He was killed prematurely in a tram
crash (5)
10 Study of French? (5)
11 It can turn in an arc (3)
12 For a time, the first person to allure
one? (5)
13 Vessel raised at the dining table? (7)
15 A woman splitting five pounds being
mercenary (5)
18 Due to finish in an hour? Not him! (3)
19 The initial start of RPM (6)
21 Would a fish see them as tender and
small? (7)
22 Including, apparently, a brace of
ducks? (4)
23 To one end of London can be a long
way (4)
24 Energetic type who hurtles
around (7)
26 Clever enough to correct
a fault outright! (6)
29 He usually knows how to
keep mum (3)
31 A failure in boozy roles (5)
32 The essential extremist? (7)
34 One way to turn when hounded (2,3)
35 Deceive with Italian? (3)
36 A girl to harbour? (5)
37 Shove so as to grab a
cigarette end? (5)
38 Possibly Russian cloth (5)

1-riday's cryptic solutions
ACROSS: 9, Pine-apple 10, On the wan-e 12, Nose (knows)
13, Incite (in sight) 14, Pe-as-a-nt 15, R-edbr-east 17,
Over-taken 18, S-addled 19, Ran-CID 20, When 23,
Present-ed 25, Attribute 26, Also 27, Skirts 29,
Au-G-men-t (rev) 32, Sear-ch-ing 34, Departure 35, A-bol-
I-sh 36, Sermon 37, Ot-to 38, Eye-opener 39, C-hastened
DOWN: 1, Up in arms 2, One-sidedness 3, Spa-niard 4,
Res-l's-t15, Come-down 6, Staple diet 7, De-p-arts 8,
Pe-rtine-nce 11, A-lack 16, Roller 19, Rod 21, House
hunting 22, Fin-G-er 23, Pear-shaped 24, Take in hand 25,
A-ss 28, Regisl-ry 29, A-p ro-v-al 30, Toeh-old-s 31,
S-crimps 33, A-L-one 34, Direct



1 Speedy type apt to rear up going
round a curve? (5)
2 Quietly bent on getting a drink? (7)
4 Shut up shop (4)
5 Are they not steady negotiating the
Severn? (6)
6 Special sites for keeping pigs (5)
7 Best line to town? (5)
9 Traitor, a bit of an ingrate (3)
12 Nasty, perhaps, only seven-eighths
truthful (7)
14 Opposite of stag, in a sense (3)
16 It's low and possibly
ultimate;, unfair (5)
17 In a bar, midwives leer around! (5)
19 When one is free to play
ye darts? (4,3)
20 Like a bad cut of veal, a veggie
wouldn't look at it! (5)
21 Animals yielding material
for togas (5)
23 Claimed to be good for
what ails you (7)
24 Be fast to offend
the French? (6)

Left the keys for the boy (3)
The proverbial dog? (5)
Uneasy feelings about
revised fares (5)
A beastly complaint (5)

32 Called an artist
no good! (4)
33 Crikey- a bit of a
scorcher! (3)

Frnay's easy soiuuIomn
ACROSS: 9, Cease-fire 10, Eradicate 12, Beef 13, Afford
14, Clued-up 15, Aunt Sally 17, Evergreen 18, Dusters 19,
Peseta 20, Oboe 23, Chemistry 25, Corpulent 26, Iota 27,
Gentry 29, Cruiser 32, Preferred 34, Traverses 35,
Regatta 36, Wealth 37, Pram 38, Agreement 39,
DOWN: 1, Scabbard 2, Make ends meet 3, Pitfalls 4,
Melody 5, Needless 6, Manchester 7, Divulge 8,
Despondent 11, Addle 16, Scenic 19, Pry 21, Breaststroke
22, Future 23, Crispbread 24, Tie-breaker 25, Cry 28, To
do with 29, Chatters 30, Rosemary 31, Kestrel 33, Eager
34, Trance.

3 Severe (5)
8 Snap (5)
10 Turret (5)
11 Set (3)
12 Handle (5)
13 Exhibition room (7)
15 Fool lever(5)
18 Age (3)
19 Fascination (6)
21 Pig-like (7)
22 Unwrap (4)
23 Eye-piece (4)
24 Removed tension (7)
26 Calmed down (6)
29 Loose (3)
31 Passenger ship (5)
32 Extreme (7)
,34 More pleasant (5)
35 Prisoner (3)
36 Got up (5)
37 Engine (5)
38 Birds' homes (5)

1 Keyboard instrument
2 Old ship (7)
4 Askance (4)
5 Metal fastener (6)
6 Boarding house (5)
7 Tree (5)
9 Slippery fish (3)
12 Followed (7)
14 Stray (3)
16 Deceived (5)
17 Contract (5)
19 Awkward (7)
20 Neighbouring (5)
21 Type of nut (5)
23 Dictionary (7)
24 Mock (6)
25 Miserable (3)
27 Beginning (5)
28 Type of saw (5)
30 Large house (5)
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ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20
You've been avoiding a serious rela-
tionship, Aries. However, someone in
your life right now is making you feel
all warm and fuzzy inside. This may be
the time to pursue a romantic interest.
TAURUS Apr 21/May 21
You may have to put scheduled
plans on hold for the time being,
Taurus. A new project arises that
will require all of your attention. It
will be up to you to complete it.
GEMINI May 22/Jun 21
A short vacation just may be what
you need to change your way of
thinking, Gemini. The road less trav-
eled is usually less traveled for a rea-
son. But you're up for an adventure.
CANCER Jun 22/Jul 22
Don't take your frustrations out on
those around you, Cancer. While
you may be bored and looking for
things to do, this is no one's fault but
your own.
LEO Jul 23/Aug 23
Leo, next week proves to be one
with big changes around every
bend. From financial gains to
opportunities for fun, you certainly
won't be bored.
VIRGO Aug 24/Sept 22
It's time to get revved up about mak-
ing a change in your life, Virgo.
Right now you've offered a lot of lip
service but no concrete action. Step
up to the plate.
LIBRA Sept 23/Oct 23
Dive headfirst into your next project
and prove to disbelievers that you have
the skills and talent to get the job done,
Libra. You have to believe in yourself
first before others will.
SCORPIO Oct 24/Nov 22
You cannot run away from problems,
Scorpio they'll wait around for
your return. Build up the strength to
face each difficulty head-on and
you'll feel more satisfied.
SAGITARIUS Nov 23/Dec 21
Someone close to you is not ready to
receive a helping hand despite yotir
willingness to offer one. It's best- if
you focus your attention on someone
else for the time being.
CAPRICORN Dec 22/Jan 20
Capricorn, you may want to put'a
tight lock on your wallet because
spending must be curbed this week.
If you check your budget you'll find
that you're overdrawn.
AQUARIUS Jan 21/Feb 181
Smile and work through a situation.
that is trying your patience,
Aquarius. You may find that you'rf
overreacting and things will return to
normal shortly.
PISCES Feb 19/Mar 20
A short-lived conflict will come up
that has you feeling a bit down in
the dumps, Pisces. Gemini cheers
you up on Thursday.

CHESS byLeonardBardaen

Fyodor Bohatirchuk v Nikolay
Kopaev, USSR championship
semi-final 1938. Bohatirchuk
was a Ukrainian radiologist
whose chess career included
three victories over the Soviet
golden boy and later world
champion Mikhail Botvinnik.
Party bosses blacklisted him,
and after he worked in Kiev and
Prague hospitals during the
Second World War he became a
wanted man. Playing in
Germany'under a false name, he
escaped to Canada, rebuilt his
medical career, and represented
his new country in the 1954
Olympiad. Canada was in the
same group as the USSR, and
the younger Soviets, who knew
Bohatirchuk only by name from
a pre-Olympiad KGB briefing,
gazed at him as if he was an


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animal in a zoo. In today's diagram
Kopaev has just made a wild
bishop sacrifice at f4 which White
can refute simply by 1 Nxf4 e5 2
Nh5. Bohatirchuk had a different
idea, and his next turn forced an
imaginative checkmate. Can you
do as well?

Chess solution 8388:1 Qxg7.! Kxg7 2 Nxoe6 Kg6 (if
Kgt 3 No7 mate) 3 Ne7' KhG1 Bq7 mate. I




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British Muslims join
global protests over
knighthood to author
Salman Rushdie
BRITISH Muslims on Fri-
day joined in protests against
Britain's decision to honor
Salman Rushdie with a
knighthood, while a hard-
line Islamic cleric in Iran
declared that the 1989 reli-
gious edict calling for the
author to be killed remained
in place, according to Asso-
ciated Press.
Ayatollah Ahmad Khata-
mi told students in Tehran
that the edict, known as a
fatwa, could not be revoked,
and he warned Britain it was
defying the Islamic world by
honoring a man who Mus-
lims feel insulted their reli-
Muslims also demonstrat-
ed in Pakistan and India's
Kashmir region.
The protesters in London,
some masking their faces
with scarves, addressed wor-
shippers leaving prayers out-
side Regent's Park mosque.
Gathered under a canopy of
trees, the crowd of about 100
people listened to speeches
demanding the Iranian death
edict be expedited.
Several chanted "Death to
Rushdie! Death to the
queen!" They carried plac-
ards, one reading: "Salman
Rushdie should be punished,
not praised." A picture of
England's St. George's Cross
flag painted on the back of a
placard was burned.
Watching the protest,
business student Abdullah
Azzam said most British
Muslims opposed Rushdie's
knighthood. "The majority
think it's wrong and believe
that his book offends Islam,"
said Azzam, 23. "But a lot
of people don't want to say
that in public."
Protest organizer Anjem
Choudray said demonstra-
tions across Pakistan, Iran
and Malaysia show the out-
cry will grow. "This knight-
hood is just another exam-
ple of (Prime Minister) Tony
Blair and his government's
attempts to secularize Mus-
lims and reward apostates,"
he said.
"Rushdie is a hate figure
across the Muslim world,"
he said. "This honor will
have ramifications here and
across the world."
The Muslim Council of
Britain wrote to mosques
and Islamic groups urging
Muslims to "face provoca-
tion with dignity and wis-
dom" in protesting the deci-
sion to honor Rushdie.
"We should not allow the
situation to be inflamed ini
any way or be exploited by
other unsavory groups so as
to bring our community and
our noble faith into-disre-
pute," the letter said.
Rushdie's knighthood was
included last week among
Queen Eizabetl II's Birth-
day Honors list, which is
decided on by independent
committees that vet nomi-
nations from the public and
the government. The prime
minister and the monarch
have only a ceremonial role
in approving them.
Iran's late spiritual leader,
Ayatollah Ruhollah Khome-
ini, issued the fatwa against
Rushdie, ordering
Muslims to kill him because
his novel "The Satanic Vers-
es" was deemed to insult
The author, who was
raised Muslim, denied the
accusation, but lived in hid-
ing for almost a decade.
Some analysts have
expressed surprise that
Rushdie's knighthood was
"There is an impression
they really didn't consider
the potential reaction," said
Rosemary Hollis, director of
research at London's
Chatham House think tank.
"The Foreign Office has
some input and surely point-
ed out that this would be
received badly in some quar-
She speculated the com-
mittee had "a sense that

showing too much sensitivity
is to kowtow to radicals, and
that there is a national inter-
est to stand up to Islamic
critics of the U.K."
Committee member
Andreas Whittam Smith,
former editor of Britain's
Independent newspaper,
,said the panel based it deci-
sions only on whether
Rushdie's work merited an
honor. Rushdie's 13 books
have won numerous awards,
including the Booker Prize
for "Midnight's Children" in

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CUBAN dissidents, from left to right, Marta Beatriz Roque, Rene Gomez Manzano, Felix Bonne and Vladimiro Roca gather at the residence of Michael Parmly, the
US Interests Section Chief, unseen, in Havana, Thursday, June 21, 2007, to celebrate the 10th year anniversary of a document they penned called in Spanish "The home-
land is for all," which demanded a multi-party political system and a more open economy in Cuba.
(AP Photo/Javier Galeano)

10 years after groundbreaking critique,

dissidents say little changed in Cuba


FOUR veteran opposition
leaders said little has changed
in Cuba a decade after they
were jailed for a bold critique
of Cuban communism and
issuing calls for peaceful
protests of Fidel Castro's rule,
according to Associated Press.
The government continues
to blame Washington's 45-
year-old trade embargo for
the island's chronic shortages
and public transportation
problems, while dissidents are
still being imprisoned, authors
of June 1997 critique said on
"The embargo is just a pre-
text to justify everything," said
Vladimiro Roca, a former
fighter pilot and son of a leg-
endary communist leader.
"The Cuban government talks
a lot, too much. ... But it has
done nothing to change or

tions to the nation's economic
They urged Cubans not to
vote in single-party elections,
exhorted Cubans abroad to
encourage their relatives on
the island to undertake acts
of civil disobedience, and
asked foreigners to invest their
money elsewhere.
But their attempt to spark a
grass-roots protest movement
on the island fizzled, and a
month later they were behind
In 1999, they were tried and
sentenced on charges of sedi-
tion and threatening the
nation's economy. Roca
received the longest prison
term and served almost five
years. The other three were
released in May 2000.
The dissidents, speaking to
reporters at the residence of
Michael Parmly, head of the
U.S. Interests Section, said
they had not seen any signifi-
cant changes since Cuban
leader Fidel Castro fell ill 11
months ago.
"There have been no
advancements when dissidents
are still being imprisoned,"

Roque said.
The 80-year-old Castro has
not been seen in public since
late July, when he announced
he had undergone intestinal
surgery and was stepping
down temporarily in favor of a
government headed by his
younger brother Raul, the
defense minister.
Since then, the provisional
government has freed numer-
ous inmates characterized as
prisoners of conscience by
international rights groups,
but the majority had complet-
ed all or most of their sen-
Cuba's government main--
tains it does not hold political,
prisoners, only common crim-
inals, and characterizes its top
critics as mercenaries and
counterrevolutionaries, claim-
ing many are paid by anti-
Cuba groups in the United
Roque denied allegations
that she and her colleagues;
were financed by foreigners.
"The problems of the-
Cuban people have to be.
resolved by us Cubans," she.

"We can't provide
our own security yet.
But once the U.N.
soldiers leave, the
country will need a
military force to keep
the peace and protect
our borders."

Sen. Yuri Latortue, president
of the Senate commission

Preval has said he prefers creating a police
force similar to that of France's national police
over reinstating the military, which
orchestrated several coups throughout Haiti's
Aristide dismantled the military in 1995, after
a U.S. military intervention restored him to
power following the 1991 coup that first oust-
ed him.

improve the people's situa-
Roca, engineer Felix Bonne,
economist Martha Beatriz
Roque and attorney Rene


HAITI is considering the creation of a secu-
rity force to one day replace U.N. peacekeep-
ers sent three years ago to stabilize the troubled
country, according to Associated Press.
A special commission named by President
Rene Preval will decide whether such a force
should take the form of a reconstituted military
or act as a supporting unit of Haiti's outgunned
police, said Sen. Yuri Latortue, president of
the Senate commission on justice and security,
on Thursday.
Preval is expected to appoint the commission
next week and the commission's report would
be due eight months later, Latortue said.
An 8,800-member U.N. force provides the
only real security in the impoverished
Caribbean nation, which is still recovering from
a violent uprising that toppled former President
Jean-Bertrand Aristide in February 2004.
Latortue, the nephew and former security
chief of ex-interim Prime Minister Gerard
Latortue, said his Senate colleagues support
creating a new military force.
"We can't provide our own security yet. But
once the U.N. soldiers leave, the country will
need a military force to keep the peace and
protect our borders," Latortue, a former officer
in the Haitian armed forces, told The Associ-
ated Press in an interview.

Gomez Manzano released the
critique titled "The Homeland
is for All" a decade ago, accus-
ing the Communist Party of
failing to offer pragmatic solu-

"The embargo is just a
pretext to justify everything.

The Cuban government
talks a lot, too much. But it
has done nothing to change
or improve the people's

Vladimiro Roca, a former fighter pilot and
son of a legendary communist leader

Haiti to study creation of

security force that would

replace UN peacekeepers

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