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SONNY AND

Leaders gather for
Strategy’ meeting
but deny rumours

By TANEKA THOMPSON
Tribune Staff Reporter
tthompson@tribunemedia.net ,

THE National Trade Union
Congress of the Bahamas last
night denied speculation that
members of the umbrella union
were being encouraged to pull
out of work today.

“J don’t know anything about
that. There’s no such thing
(planned),” said NCTUB pres-
ident Jennifer Isaacs-Dotson in
response to rumours that work-
ers were set to engage in a mass
sick-out today.

Representatives of the
NCTUB, the Trade Union
Congress, along with BTC’s
unions the Bahamas Commu-
nications and Public Officers
Union and the Bahamas Com-
munications and Public Man-
agers Union gathered for a
four-hour “strategy” meeting
yesterday in their continued
fight against government’s
impending $210 million sale of
BTC to Cable & Wireless.

While not divulging the
specifics of that meeting,
BCPOU President Bernard
Evans told The Tribune to be
prepared for “something big.”

*Hhile suppl st)

“We just came out of a meet-
ing with the NCTUB and the
TUC stragetising the way for-
ward, fine-tuning where we left
off and our continuing efforts
going forward. Rest assured
that we are planning something,

one in particular is a mass rally —

for next Monday,” he said.
He said the next protest will
be “similar to what happened

_ back in ’58”, referring to .the

1958 General Strike, but added
that if the planned action goes

through essential services will .

not be suspended.

“T have kids too, they need
water and light but something
similar will happen,” he said.

Yesterday, Bahamas Public
Services Union President John

Pinder — who represents civil:

servants — said he had not heard
of any planned action for today
and advised union members not
to act prematurely before meet-
ing with Prime Minister Hubert
Ingraham.

“T don’t think it’s good to go
into a general strike or a sick-
out until you can meet, with him
(Mr Ingraham),” paid Mr Pin-
der.

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THE country’s homicide count
stood at 96 at the end of 2010, a “trag-
ic” year dogged by “murder and may-
hem.”

The last murder of the year occurred
when armed gunmen shot and killed
44-year-old Maxene Metellus on New -
Year’s Eve after they broke into his
home early that morning. His death
marked the 96th homicide for 2010.

Police said three masked men, one
of whom was armed with a handgun,
entered Mr Metellus’ home on
Arawak Avenue and Cadet Street at
3am on New Year’s Eve and demand-
ed cash.

During the break-in the men tied

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NEW YEAR’ S JUNKANOO: Valley Boys stormed Bay Street 0 on n Saturday at the New Year’ s Day Junkanoo parade. adenine hertie ‘Majestic
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POLICE STATION, BUILDING
DAMAGED BY EXPLOSION

By ALISON LOWE
Tribune Staff Reporter

alowe@tribunemedia.net

AN EXPLOSION

shook Spanish Wells when
a basketball stuffed with
fireworks blew up on Sev-
enth Street North, damag-
ing windows at the police
station and another build-
ing.

Crowds of people went
out to check the damage
after the bang resounded
across the two-mile long

island in North Eleuthera.

Upstairs windows in the
Spanish Wells Mutual Aid
Association building were
shattered, and windows
and doors in the police sta-
tion were damaged, said
an eye witness.

Three teenage boys
have been questioned by
police.

A local resident said: “I
don’t think it was mali-
cious intent, and I don’t

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in Doctor’s Hospital having
suffered seven stab wounds
after attempting to intervene
when his friend was robbed
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also hopes her son’s plight will
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LESS THAN 20 WOODEN SHANTIES remain in the area on Alan Drive off Carmichael Road known as ‘Mack-
ey Yard’ following the blaze which consumed 120 homes on Boxing Day. It is unclear whether or not these
structures will be demolished as the government seeks to reclaim land in the area. In the aftermath of the
fire, it was estimated that each house was occupied by at least four people.

By AVA TURNQUEST
Tribune Staff Reporter
aturnquest@tribunemedia. net

HEAVY demolition

equipment is due to move -

into the fire-ravaged Hait-
ian village today as the
government steps in to
reclaim the land.

A food distribution cen-
tre for the 300-plus people
who were made homeless
by the blaze was moved
over the weekend in an
effort to get the victims
away from the site.

Relief officials said they
were concerned by the
reluctance of the displaced
residents to leave the site
and take up residence in
the limited and in some
cases far-flung shelters.

On-site donations trick-
led to a halt yesterday,
according to Haitian pas-
tor Celiner St Louis of
Gospel Assembly, who said
offerings included only
clothing - leaving displaced
families, including about 45

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children, desperate for
food and water.
Pastor St Louis said:

“People have clothes but.

we have problem right now
for food and for water for
their children.

“We would like to thank
the Bahamian people for
all that they have done to
help the Haitian people -
and we continue to ask for
whatever help we can get
as it is a very bad situation
right now.”

Food checks were issued
by Social Services last
week, however Pastor St
Louis explained the
amount was nowhere near
enough to afford indepen-
dent relocation.

Family

- Henry Culmer, a
Carmichael Road resident
who frequents the area,
explained that some per-
sons were discouraged
from seeking shelter as it
meant they would have to
separate from their family.

Mr Culmer added: “Mosi

of those facilities are sepa- |

rated male to female, so I

think that’s one of the rea- .
' sons, and then they didn’t

want. to separate from the
Haitian community. They
would prefer to be around
the Haitians as opposed to
being around other people

-who Speak different lan-

guages.
_ The “cleaning exercise”

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~ SOME.45-CHILDREN, former residents of the fire- 2 Haitian village off Carmichael, will be unable to attend school this week due to lack

of resources. Last night; community leaders indicated there was still an intense need for food, water and shelter for many families who were

- displaced in the Boxing Day fire.

at the site is expected to
commence at the discretion
of the Ministry of Works
this week, in the aftermath
of the Boxing Day fire
which consumed more than
100 homes in what was

believed to be one. of the, .
“oldest Haitian villages in...

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Parliamentary Secretary
Brensil Rolle said: “Once it
is cleaned, it, will be cor-

. doned off and the govern-

ment will take possession
of the land - with perhaps
an understanding that the
land will Bi be



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ed over to

available to Bahamians for
purchase.”

It was unclear whether
demolition would start
today, as Minister of

Works Neko Grant could °
not be reached for com-..

ment.

“Mr Rolle explained that
the wooden shanties bor-
dering ground zero - there
were less than 20 which
were unaffected by the
blaze’ - will
untouched.

_Mr Rolle added: “Not at

the moment, only the area

affected by the fire.

“The Ministry of Works
is going to make a deter-
mination on which struc-
tures should stand, those
that are occupied for the
time being they will not be
demolished.

“The department of

‘Lands and Surveys and the

remain

Ministry of Housing is

putting down the stakes to
further identify the just
under eight acres of gov-
ernment property in the
area.”

Last week, government

officials registered a total

of 120 households, and esti-
mated more than.100 chil-
dren were made homeless
by the tragedy.

The food ad aban
centre for fire victims has
been moved to the Queen
of Peace-Catholic Church
on Faith Avenue,

‘Carmichael Road.

Main organisations dedi-

cated to relief efforts are

the Red Cross, the Salva-
tion Army, and Gréat

Commission Ministries.

Persons can also contact
Pastor Celiner St Louis of
Gospel Assembly at 426-

_ 7414.



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LOCAL NEWS

TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2011, PAGE 3



Motorcyclist shoots passer-by
after collision with vehicle

POLICE are looking for a
motorcyclist who shot a pass-
er-by during an altercation
with another motorist after
the two drivers collided at
the junction of Minnie Street
and Wulff Road.

Officers were called to the
area shortly before lam on
Sunday and were told that a
red and white motorcycle,
licence plate number 4278,
and a Honda crashed into
each other.

’ After the collision, the
motorcyclist pulled out a

Police also investigating

handgun and fired shots in
the direction of the car, but
instead shot a passerby in his
leg, police were told.

The victim was taken to
hospital where he is in sta-
ble condition. The biker fled
the area on foot.

Police are also investigat-
ing a shooting that happened

around 11.30pm Saturday at

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shooting at weekend party

a party in the Pinewood Gar-
dens subdivision. Police
received information of the
incident on Buttonwood
Avenue and responding offi-
cers were told that two men
were at a party when they
got into an argument with a
group of men.

During this fight gunshots
were fired, hitting a 22-year-

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FIREWORKS lit up the sky over Paradise Island as the Bahamas marked the New Year on Saturday.
Several firework displays could be seen across New Providence as the clock struck midnight.

Man stabbed in nightclub

By ALISON LOWE
Tribune Staff Reporter
alowe@tribunemedia.net

POLICE are investigating
a stabbing at the Waterloo
nightclub on East Bay Street

which took place in the early ~

hours of New Year’s Day. -

The attack took place at
around 3am in the area of the
poolside bathrooms follcw-
ing an argument between two
unidentified men. The 30-
year-old victim was attacked
with an “unknown object.”

Charles Johnson, co-owner
of the nightclub, called the
incident “unfortunate.”

He added: “We are still
trying to get to the bottom
of what happened.”

The nightclub employs
security officers who perform
checks for weapons on the
door.

Police did not release a
report of the incident to the
media, and it is unclear what
may have inflicted the vic-
tim’s injuries.

The club owner expressed
concern that people involved
in incidents such as this may
not always go to police but
may seek to “take matters
into their own hands.”

“It seems like young peo-
ple today have this mentality
that if you stab me, I am not
going to tell the police, I am
just going to walk up to you



and stab you,” he said.
It is not clear if police

attended the scene of the

crime. Mr Johnson was not
at the nightclub when the
stabbing took place. He said
he was unsure if this was the
case.

He said he has not been
contacted by police in con-
nection with the incident, but
added that he believes his
staff would have called the
police to report the attack.

The holiday weekend
recorded two more stabbings
that day, according to a
release from police.

Sometime around lam a
Love Hill, Andros, man was
stabbed multiple times fol-
lowing an argument with a
woman in Fresh Creek. He
was taken to a local clinic
before being airlifted to Nas-
sau for treatment.

At around 5.30pm on Sat-
urday, January 1, police
attended the scene of the
attack at Mount Pleasant Vil-
lage.

“Police responded and
information received that a
20-year-old man was at Mt
Pleasant when he was
approached by another male
who robbed him of his cell
phone and subsequently
stabbed him to the chest. The
victim was taken to hospital
via EMS personnel where his
condition is unknown. Police

”

are investigating,” said a
release from Police Sergeant
ChrisyIn Skippings.

Meanwhile, in two other
incidénts, victims were
threatened with weapons and
robbed.

Shortly after lpm on Sun-
day police attended the scene
of an armed robbery at
Fourth Terrace and Collin’s
Avenue.

“Police responded and °

information received that.a
male was walking to his vehi-
cle on 4th Terrace when he
was approached by two
males one of whom was
allegedly armed with a hand-
gun, demanding cash.

“The culprits robbed the
man of his wallet containing
an undetermined amount of
cash and a cell phone and
fled the area on foot into the
Hawkins Hill area.’

Hours later, at 8. 30pm,
police attended the scene of
an armed robbery at Thomp-
son Street, Stapledon Gar-
dens, where it was reported
that two men, aged 21 and
17, were threatened by three
males, one armed with a
handgun, whilst on the local
basketball court.

“The culprits robbed the
men of cell phones and jew-
ellery and fled the area on
foot in an unknown direction.
Police are investigating,” said
Sgt Skippings.

old male in his thigh. The vic-
tim was taken to hospital by
EMS personnel where he
was treated and discharged.
’ Police also report that
around 5.15 pm Friday they
received information of a
shooting at Major Road in
Yellow Elder Gardens.
Police responded and were
told that a 23-year-old male
of Bozine Town was walk-
ing west along Major Road
when he was approached by
a silver Nissan Bluebird.

A male left the vehicle
armed with a high powered
weapon and fired gunshots
in the direction of the victim,
leaving him with multiple
wounds to the body. The vic-
tim was taken to hospital by
EMS personnel where he is
detained in stable condition.
A 27-year-old Yellow Elder
resident is assisting police in
connection with this incident.

In other crime news, police
reported that a Grand

-Bahama teenager was
‘Slapped and robbed of a gold

chain and ring while riding
his bicycle. A resident of
Hawksbill told police that
her 15-year-old son was rid-
ing his bicycle around 5.50pm.
on Friday with his cousin in
the Sunrise Subdivision when
four men approached them.

One of the men slapped
the teenager before snatch-
ing his gold Cuban link chain
and a 14ct nugget finger ring
from him, together valued at
$900. The group then sped
off in a vehicle.

A police investigation led
to the arrest of three male
suspects, ages 16, 19 and 24,
all residents of Freeport.

Officers at the Central
Detective Unit are continu-
ing their investigations into
the matter.

Also, a 16-year-old,Grand
Bahama boy is assisting
police after. a stabbing*inci-
dent in a supermarket park-
ing lot.

On Sunday, a resident of

Raleigh Drive, in Freeport,

told officers at the Central
Detective Unit that her 17-
year-old son was stabbed in
the back around 12.10am
that same day in the parking
lot at the City Market food

’ store in downtown Freeport.

Initial reports state the vic-

_ tim got into a fight after a
“male slapped him.

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were then surrounded by a

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group of other men and the
victim started running in the
opposite direction. Then a
male, who the victim knew
casually, stabbed him in his
back with a sharp object:
causing injuries, police were
told.

The victim was taken to
the Rand Memorial Hospi-
tal and received medical
attention.

Police in Grand Bahama
also reported that two per-
sons were arrest during the
Junkanoo Parade on that
island.

A woman was arrested at
the. parade for unlawfully
carrying arms while a man
was taken into police custody
for disorderly behaviour.

Police said these were the.
only two reported incidents
of crime during the street fes-
tival.

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While the event went on
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With the city’s Junior
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police are warning parents
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children.

“(Please) refrain from
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PM’s BTC debate will be in the House

AFTER MEETING for four hours yes-
terday “to plan the way forward” unionists
were tight-lipped about their future plans
for a mass demonstration.

However, by the end of the day a report
was spreading that “they” — no one would
say who “they” were — hoped to get as many

to demonstrate today as possible. It was not ~

“clear whether this would be in the form of a

“sick out;-go slow, or placard-carrying -

demonstrators moving to the streets. How-
ever, union leaders were'quick to deny this
rumour, which persisted throughout last
evening.

It was also claimed that the movement is
now taking on a more political flavour with
the unionists in the forefront.

In a full page advertisement in today’s
Tribune — under the auspices of The

ational Congress of Trade Unions and The
Trade Union Congress — Bahamians were
invited to support the unions’ national cam-
paign — “The Bahamas for Bahamians” —
in “the great debate” over the privatisation
of BTC.

According. to the advertisement the

BCPOU has invited Minister Zhivargo Laing

to a debate on the privatisation of BTC, and

not Mr Julian Francis.
Last week BTC Chairman Francis ‘chal-

lenged union leaders to a televised debate on °
the pending sale of the state-run utility com-"

pany. Mr Francis would be the best person to
debate the issue because he is the only per-
son who sat with union representatives on
the privatisation committee under both the
PLP and the FNM. .

In inviting the two union leaders to a
debate, Mr Francis said he would. like to
have both Mr Bernard Evans of the BCPOU

and Mr William Carroll, president of the ~

BCPMU, in front of him so that he could

“shame them publicly anytime they’ re,

ready. y
It is obvious that Mr Francis, the only

man with the whole background of both the

PLP and FNM government’s attempts to
sell BTC, could probably shame the two
union leaders who are newcomers to the
privatisation committee, having served on

the committee.only during the FNM’s

administration. ;
The unionists have rejected Mr Francis’
' offer because “he has publicly stated that
his personal agenda for the debate is to
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resentatives of Bahamian workers.”
However, the unionists must remember
that the Bahamian public — the rightful

owners of BTC — not: only want, but are,

entitled to the full truth, and Mr Francis,
being. the only person who has been there
from the beginning, is the only one with a
grasp of the whole picture. Regardless of
who is embarrassed the public'wants to know
everything that went on behind the scenes —
they do not expect Messrs Evans and Carroll
to know the dealings of the PLP adminis-
tration. However, the public wants to know
that too. It is also entitled to know why the
PLP.did not sell BTC at the beginning when
they had what was considered‘at the time “a
good offer.” All this should be laid out-for
‘ Bahamians, so that they will not only know
where they are coming from and. why, but
also where they are headed and also why.
This is no reflection on Mr Laing, but like
Messrs Evans. and Carroll, he too is’a late
comer to the bargaining table for BTC. All
things considered, short of the Prime Minis-
ter, Mr Francis is the best ee to give the
answers.

It is understood that, as a result of a
request, Prime Minister Ingraham had

-agreed to'meet with Mrs Jennifer Dotson,,

president of the National Congress of Trade

of each of the unions that came under the

NCTUB’s umbrella. However, the condi- :

tions of the meeting were that she would
‘submit the names of the president and offi-
cers of each union that-would be meeting
with him. It is understood that Mrs Dotson

* agreed with Labour Minister Dion Foulkes
to send a list of the names. The names were
never submitted. Consequently, the meeting
never took place.

Prime Minister Ingraham has now made
it clear that the only debate that he will
undertake on the matter will be in a public
place — the House of Assembly.

The government, he said, does not intend
to have a debate outside of the House with
the union, and if Mr Francis chooses to
debate them, he will not be. speaking for the
government.

The House meets again after the Christ-

-Is expected to table the Memorandum of
‘Understanding and give notice of govern-
ment’s intention to privatise BTC. A date
will then be set for the debate.



LD 2011 FORD MUSTANG

Drive: one.

Developers
offering big
discounts on
vacant land

EDITOR, The Tribune.

We note with interest that
land developers are now
offering huge discounts on
vacant land.

This should be of interest
to appraisers, lot owners in
those subdivisions, bankers
who provided financing and
prospective buyers. Why
appraisers? Because a com-

' petent appraiser will look

for comparables, properties
sold within the last six to 12
months, so that he will be
able to arrive at a fair mar-
ket value. Why lot owners?

' Because a lot owner ought
to be concerned whether or’

not his/her investment: is
appreciating. Why bankers?
Obviously, the bank wants
a net return on its invest-
ment. The point is, if a
developer is offering a huge
discount today, how is the
buyer affected who bought



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that the bank is holding a
worthless piece of paper?
For example, one year
~ago, a lot was sold for
$100,000.00; the buyer puts
down a deposit of $5,000.00.

The bank lends. him
$95,000.00 to pay off the bal-
ance. So the bank is holding

- a mortgage of $95,000.00.

The buyer makes twelve
payments of around
$1,177.36 for a total of
$14,134.00 at 8.5 per cent
interest. $8,076.00 of that
amount is put towards the
interest. The principal is
$6,058.00. Therefore, after
the first year, he owes the
bank $88,942.00. And here
comes the developers and
offers that same lot at 30 per
cent discount - $70,000.00.

So now, a prospect is able
to purchase that lot at $70k,
yet the financing institution
is holding 4 mortgage and
the balance on that mort-
gage is $88,942.00.

The question arises is that
mortgage a worthless piece
of paper?

And should the owner
walk away?

Of course there is no mys-
tery to what we’re describ-
ing. This is happening every
second of the day in the
USA. And we’re not trying
to raise the alarm. Only sim- -
ply to say, we believe that
banks and owners ought to
be aware that they could be
holding a worthless piece of
paper. \

- THE INSTITUTE FOR
REAL ESTATE
POLICY
Nassau,

December 30, 2010. ~

Unions of the Bahamas, and the executives’

mas recess on January 19 when Mr Ingraham -

an American Icon

one year ago, could it be .

Fleas and Speeding vehicles —

the area is going to the dogs!

EDITOR, The Tribune.

I lived in the Sandilands Village area for
some years. My grandchildren came to visit
for. the Christmas season, and. during this:time

the children started complaining about insect

bites. .

their little bodies and to my surprise the chil-
dren were. getting bitten all. over their bodies
from head to toe.

My grandchildren cried saying they wanted
togohome. —.

Then I began getting bitten up too, so 5 T
started to inspect my home all over realizing
my house was infested. with fleas.

It was out of controlled and I was so shocked
because I have no animals at all and never
did. I was short of funds and had to turn to
someone to help to purchase insect spray and
different medications from the store for all of
the family. -

‘One of the grand had to.see ‘the doctor he
had a fever and the doctor gave the child a skin
antibiotic and a. shot. Ev :yone had to spray off
on the skin and now everyone is feeling sick
from all the spraying on the skin and house-
hold.

For a long time people get these puppies
then as the dogs grow they do not care where
they go, whose garbage turns over, how much
noise is made to others at night, stooling in oth-

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I knew always about the rats invasion, but..
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So many have to purchase rat poison and ©
still rats are all over the place. Why is that? For
goodness sakes do not talk to a neighbour
they will curse you to death.

Wishing everyone a blessed New Year!

CONCERNED HOMEOWNER
_ Nassau,
December 28, 2010.

Govt should ban shopping
on Boxing Day and Sundays

EDITOR, The Tribune.

THE government should ban shoppiiig on Boxing Day
(whenever it falls on a Sunday) and on all Sundays. Western
civilisation, despite its diversity, was founded on Christian

Keeping the Sabbath holy means that the Lord’s Day should
be marked from beginning to end by grateful and active remem-
brance of God’s saving work. Sunday is the day of rediscover- -
ing the true nature and deep roots of joy. This joy should nev-
er be ‘confused with shallow feelings of satisfaction and pleasure,
which, as in the case of shopping and sports, inebriate the
senses and emotions for a brief moment, but then leave the
heart unfulfilled and perhaps even embittered. In the Christian
view joy is more enduring and consoling. It leads toa more
intense time of sharing, and encouraging all the inventiveness
of which Christian charity is capable.

As a day of rest Sunday is a day in which we are called to
withdraw from the sometimes excessively demanding cycle of
earthly tasks in order to renew our awareness that everything
is the work of God. In this way Sunday becomes the soul of the

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Residents question Mackey —Eiidmatinnns

Yard ‘shanty town’ image

By NOELLE NICOLLS
Tribune Staff Reporter
nnicolls@tribunemedia.net

MACKEY Yard residents
of the Haitian community
question the “shanty town”
image held of their area by
their neighbours.

One community member
said the “shanty town” per-
ception was not reflective of
how people lived inside the
village, before the Boxing
Day fire flattened hundreds
of homes. .

“All the homes,” she said,
“have lights and some peo-
ple have bathrooms with
running water.”

Atleast two BEC electri-
cal poles could be seen in
the area cleared by the fire.
BEC officials visited the site
to conduct a “routine
inspection” of the area after
the fire.

. Asked if the poles were
installed and authorized by
BEC, one manager said the

FIRE AFTERMATH: Mackey Yard was devas

matter was under investiga-
tion.

One resident said his
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light was disconnected when
his father moved out for all
but one house. That house
then shared power with oth-
er houses; he said.

Colin Higgs, Permanent
Secretary at the Ministry of
Works, told the press that
the buildings in the shanty
town surrounding BEC’s
utilities would not have met
the minimum building stan-
dards required to access
electricity through BEC. He
said it is a well known prob-
lem that individuals often
disburse power from the
BEC supply to multiple
homes using long extension
cords.

Pastor Edward St Fleur,
spiritual adviser, said some
residents in Mackey Yard
had land line telephones. He
said many of thé amenities
inside the Haitian commu-
nity were the same as those
in neighbouring subdivi-
sions.

“I don’t see them living
independently of the author-
ity or government or people
across the street. It just
might not be at the same

“level,” said Pastor St Fleur,

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one neighbour said the Hait-
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home owners in the area,
and they should be more
tolerant of cultural differ-
ences.

“People claim it is unsafe,

but look how long they have ©

been there without any inci-
dent, and they burn garbage
in there and use kerosene
lamps sometimes. They are
trying to apply city regula-

tions, when any rural area__ :

in the world has different

standards,” said a nearby .

resident. .

“They are culturally dif-
ferent.
~ “It’s a rural, natural
lifestyle versus a sedentary,
city lifestyle. They have
been here from before the
1980s. When the people
viewed their houses and
bought their houses they

knew the village was there:

Don’t move across a dump
and then complain you want
the dump to be moved,” he
said. .

By AVA TURNQUEST
Tribune Staff Reporter
aturnquest@tribunemedia.net



NEWSNIGHT 13’s northern service will still be aired live
and broadcast to Grand Bahama and Abaco, however the rest
of the Bahamas will not be able to view it.

Michael Moss, chairman of the Broadcasting Corporation
of the Bahamas (BCB), explained that in addition to $80,000
per year in incremental telephone charges, consumer response
indicated the national broadcast of the northern service was
a “duplication of efforts”.

National broadcast of the 6.30pm northern service has
been discontinued and prominent local stories will continue
to be highlighted in the 7pm national news segment.

Mr Moss said: “Given the cost and being responsive to
the concerns of our audience, also given our mandate to
become a public broadcast - we want in the national broadcast
to incorporate more general news from around the Bahamas,
as opposed to a Nassau-centric or a Grand Bahama-centric
newscast.”

News

The northern service was initially intended to serve Grand
Bahama, Abaco and Bimini, however Mr Moss admitted the
broadcast offered little coverage for two latter family islands.
Going forward, Mr Moss said the northern team will operate
as a satellite office, gathering news from the northern region.

Mr Moss added: “We're going to try in the first case for it
to be Abaco and Grand Bahama - we’re going to make a con-
certed effort. If it works, then we will bring Bimini back into
the loop.”

In October, the corporation commenced mass layoffs in the
transition to make ZNS an independent public service broad-
caster - as determined in the 2009 Communications Act.

The government received heavy criticism from the oppo-
sition party and industry unions over the downsizing, however
Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham said the governement act-
ed honourably, paying the laid-off staff more money than

they were entitled to.

Following the layoffs, the board started a wide-ranging
operational review aimed at securing a sustainable future
for ZNS as a public service broadcaster.

After bringing its financial losses under control by cutting
staff levels, it was reported that the BCB would work towards
implementing a new business model - focusing more on com-
munity-oriented news, entertainment and information.

In the future, based on the success of efforts at the north-

‘ern station, Mr Moss said the corporation would seek to

implement a Southern Bahamas news service.

National Security minister Tommy Turnquest, who has
responsibility for ZNS, refuted statements released by the Pro-
gressive Liberal Party over the weekend, which indicated

: the northern service news had been terminated completely.

Mr Turnquest said: “It’s still going to be live, and it hasn’t
been cancelled. The only thing that has changed is that it
will no longer be broadcast nationally. This is just part of
the restructuring phase ZNS is going through. The news from
Grand Bahama, Abaco, Bimini and elsewhere in the Bahamas
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unofficial results.

third, respectively, in the overall A Group category.

tival.

and best costume.
Unofficial New Year’s Day Parade results:

Category A groups
Valley Boys 3,608 points
- One Family 3,398 points
Saxons 3,317 points
Music Makers - 34 3,220 points
Roots 3,205 points
Prodigal Sons 2,656 points
Category B groups
Colors Entertainment. . 2,061
One Love * feu. ty Poe 1976
Redland Solider 1,822
Fancy Dancers 1,817
Conquerors for Christ 1,780
Body of Christ 1,144

Culture Junkanoo Group 1,052

Individual category results:














Best off-the- shoulder: Roots and Valley Boys
Group (group B)

Love (group B)

B)
(group B)

(group B)

BY DENISE MAYCOCK
Tribune Freeport Reporter
dmaycock@tribunemedia.net

FREEPORT — The Majestic Crusaders were

declared the official winners of the New Year’s Day

Junkanoo Parade in Grand Bahama. It is the. first

win for the young group which has been competing for
“less than six years.

The Grand Bahama Junkanoo Committee released
the official results on Monday morning at the Inter-
national Building.

For the first time ever, all the Division B groups —
Rotary International, The Scraps, Bushwhackers and
Sting - were disqualified for failing to meet the min-
imum group requirement for the parade.

The Crusaders won in the Division A Category,
receiving a total of 2,778 points and beating last year’s
champions by some 350 points.

The Swingers was second with 2, 428 points, and

coming in third was the Classic Dancers, with 2,360.

points. The Superstar Rockers was fourth with 2,239
points, and fifth and sixth place went to the Kingdom
Culture and Bayshore Warriors, respectively.

Committee chairman Derek King said the evening
parade continues to grow in Grand Bahama, attract-
ing some new groups and large spectator turn-out.

“Junkanoo in Grand Bahama has grown over the
years. It is not at the level as it is in Nassau, but it con-
tinues to grow,” he said.

Mr King commended the groups that participated
this year, despite the economic downturn which has
resulted in the loss of some corporate sponsors.. :

“The quality of costumes was fantastic,” he said.

The parade got off to a very late start, with the first
lap beginning at 8pm. Thousands of residents and

THE Valley Boys and their tribute to Africa took the coveted
crown at the New Year’s Day Junkanoo parade, according to

One Family and the Saxons Superstars placed second and
The Valley Boys, who lost in a narrow race to the Saxons dur-
ing the Boxing Day parade, also emerged victorious in a num-
ber of individual categories during the early morning street fes;
According to the preliminary results, the Valley Boys and

Roots tied for a win in the best off the shoulder category.
while the Valley Boys won best choreography, best music

Best choreography: Valley Boys (group. A) Colours Junkanoo
Best free dancers: Saxons Superstars (group A) and One L
_ Best banner: Shell Saxons (group A) and One Love (group
Best music: Valley Boys (group A) an Colors Entertainment |

Best costume: Valley Boys (group A) and Redland Soldiers

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visitors lined the parade route on Pioneer’s Way and.
the Mall Drive.

This year, some groups had suffered significant
costume damages after culprits broke into their shacks
and deliberately destroyed costume pieces which had
to be repaired.

Mr King noted that some groups were challenged
in getting to the parade which resulted in one group
withdrawing at the last minute.

While there is a lot of pressure on groups to get out
on time, Mr King said it all boils down to leadership
and organization.

“T think the Swingers demonstrated that and came
out at the-gate on time at 6pm withvall of their pieces,”
King reported.

Unfortunately, the Arawak Invaders pulled out of
the parade at the last minute because of some diffi-
culties.

“We want to encourage them to continue to keep
the faith because we do not want group members to
be discouraged. Mr King said. Once you miss the
parade you start to see groups losing members to
other groups because the junkanooers really want to
rush.”

Mr King thanked major corporate sponsors such as
the Grand Bahama Port Authority, Grand Bahama
Power Company, and Sanitation Services. He also
commended BTC for coming on board this year.

He said some corporate sponsors could not par-
ticipate this year, but the committee hopes that they
will be able to support next year’s parade.

Mr King also commended the junkanoo committee
members and volunteers who have worked hard to
pull off a successful parade.

The Junior Junkanoo parade will be held on Janu-
ary 8.







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2011: Time to make up your mind

By SIR RONALD
SANDERS

(The writer is a
Consultant and former
Caribbean diplomat)

AT the end of the first ‘
‘decade of the 21st Century,

I wrote with a profound
sense of disappointment
that it was a “lost decade”
for the Caribbean Commu-
nity and Common Market
(CARICOM). We had
failed miserably to com-
plete the Caribbean Single
Market and Economy
(CSME) and we had equal-
ly failed to build collective-
ly the capacity that all
CARICOM countries des-
perately require not only



to bargain effectively in the
international community
but also to implement the
things for which they have
bargained. The first year
of the new decade was even
worse, and 2011 portends
greater grief unless CARI-
COM governments make
up their minds about real
and effective integration.
The time for tinkering at
the edges of integration has
tun out. CARICOM states
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proceed with integration,
and by so doing maintain

some autonomy over their ©

affairs, and crucially a
Caribbean culture and
identity, or they can flirt
with such short term oppor-
tunities that they might
derive individually from
external governments that
find it convenient in their
own interest to dally with
a few states separately.
The latter is not a sustain-

- able development option,

and is wholly reliant-on the
designs of the donor, not
the bargaining strength of
individual CARICOM
states.
Failure to strengthen
CARICOM has not only
weakened our already
weak states, it has lost us
respect in the international
community. And, this is
true of every aid agency
and every international and
multilateral financial and
trade institution including
the Canadian International
Development Agency, the
European Commission and
the European Develop-
ment Fund, the United
States Agency for Interna-
tional Development, the
World Bank, the Inter-
American Development

Bank and the World Trade .
' Organisation (WTO).

What they see from their
perspective is a region that
fails to carry out its own
agenda —a region that pays
lip service to regionalism.
The things that are obvious

to them are blatant: failure ©

to complete the CSME; dis-
crimination by CARICOM

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they try. to block. market
access to each other. for
goods and services while
they are happy to give bet-
ter access to others; a
marked reluctance to apply
for readily available money
for regional projects — gov-
ernments are interested in

national projects only; and.

the comedy that has. been
made of the Caribbean
Court of Justice (CCJ) with
Trinidad -and Tobago

declining to participate in -

a Court whose headquar-
ters is located in its Capital
as a direct consequence of
its insistence that it should
be there; and, more recent-

_ly, the heavy hint from

Jamaica’s Prime Minister,

on ‘the

SIR RONALD SANDERS

Bruce Golding, that
Jamaica might opt for its
own final Court of Appeal,
notwithstanding that it has
an eminent jurist on the
Court, and the opportunity
for others’

The recent Golding
heavy hint is strangely out
of synchronisation with the
Jamaican government’s
measurable; attitude to the
institutions of the
Caribbean Community
where Jamaicans now pre-
vail and will be even more
dominant by April 2011.

Jamaicans now head
four principal regional insti-
tutions: the Caribbean

Development Fund, the .
‘Caribbean Export Devel-

opment Agency, the
Caribbean Centre on Mon-
ey and Finance, and the

Office of the Trade Nego-:

tiations (OTN) of CARI-
COM.

Caribbean Development
Bank putting five
Jamaicans at the headship
of these regional organisa-
tions, and another
Jamaican will most likely
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interest.”
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lem with the CCJ? If.
‘CARICOM can show such
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The CCJ shambles has

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tional community. But, not
amongst them alone; the
frustration is now manifest
among the region’s acade-
mics, business people,
media, and all those who
spent the better part of
their lives trying to main-
tain a Caribbean identity
and culture, and, at least, a
modicum of Caribbean
autonomy over the region’s
affairs.

It is obvious to all who
are, or have been, involved
in our region’s develop-
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— of our countries will suc-,
cessfully maintain '
Caribbean autonomy, cul- :
ture and identity if the pre-
sent trend of individual and
opportunistic bargaining
with larger and more pow-
erful countries continues.

None of the CARICOM
states have the capacity,
individually, to cope with
the demands of today’s
globalised world.

For instance, in the case
of the Economic Partner-
ship Agreement (EPA)
with the European Union
(EU), few governments
have established machinery
for implementing their
obligations, and it would be
a great surprise if any have
set up arrangements for
monitoring implementation
by the EU.

What would seem to be a
simple thing — like sending -
notifications that require-
ments have been met — has

‘through costly arbitration
_ and, eventually, punitive
measures. If that is indeed.
the strategy, it is a game of
high-stakes poker, and not, _
one that the region can win.
The point is that CARI-
COM states have to decide
whether they see their
development in terms of
gifts for the odd building;
a new Airport terminal, a
bridge here and a road
there that are small plas-
ters for sores, but do not
make the region holistical-
ly healthy. While there is a
place for these things in
development plans, they
cannot be the-entire plan.
‘What CARICOM has
always needed — and what
is urgent now — is a com- .
prehensive regional ‘plan
devised jointly by govern-
ments, the private sector,.
trade unions and the best
Caribbean brains that can’
be assembled from in and,
out of the region. And, that
plan must integrate pro-
duction in a practical man-
ner utilising resources from:
every country that has)
them, facilitate cross bor:
der investment, and
encourage regional ama
gamations of productiv
enterprises...
The beggar: thy neigh
“bour policies that have
characterised the region’s
dealings for a decade and
a year, should not continue
into 2011. It is time. for
leaders of individual states
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Attorney Renata Alves BakGt says the defense has request,
ed that ex-leftist rebel Cesare Battisti: be freed."as soon as

_ possible.”

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1970s in Italy. He escaped from prison in 1981 while awaiting
trial and was tried in absentia in 1990.. He arrived in Brazil in
2004, and was arrested three years later on Interpol orders. ©

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to extradite him despite pressure from Italy, citing the peti-
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Hackers attack Brazilian
government’s website

BRASILIA, Brazil

OFFICIALS say hackers tried to take the Brazilian govern;
ment's website off the air a day after President Dilma Rousseff
was sworn in, according to Associated Press. A

The government says in a statement that the attack Stinday
caused the website to become unstable but it was never off the
air. The statement says that hackers overloaded the number OF

- accesses fo the site to try to disrupt it.

Monday's statement says that the attack "did not put the pres-
idency's site in danger" and no confidential information was
accessed or destroyed.

A congressman, meanwhile, denounced several death threats
made against Rousseff on Twitter during her inauguration.
Florisvaldo Fier of the ruling Workers Party said the threats
must be investigated and not taken lightly.

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"swomtmaesome TOURIST RECOVERING FROM MULTIPLE STAB WOUNDS

attacked.

Mitchell, 22, of Fredericton,
New Brunswick, Canada, was
stabbed after giving chase in
an attempt to catch the culprit
who ripped the necklace off
his friend — the son of a local
politician - as they were leav-
ing Club Luna, in the Saun-
der’s Beach area of West Bay
Street.

In an interview with The Tri-

bune from his hospital bed yes-
terday, Mitchell said: “We
were sitting in my buddy’s
truck after leaving the party
and some guy came by and
snatched his chain, so I imme-
diately pursued him.
, By the time I got down the
road his friends had pulled up
and one guy got out of the car
with a knife. I tried to turn
around and run away but I
tripped and fell down and he
stabbed me seven times.

“T got up and I started run-
ning back to the truck. I didn’t
even realise how many times
j7d been stabbed. All I was
focused on was getting back to
the truck and getting to the

mospital. i

Mitchell was stabbed in the
shoulder, chest, stomach and
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blood despite efforts from his
friends to stem the flow. A
police report said the attack
occurred in the area of Marlin
Drive, off West Bay Street,
with the attacker emerging
from a white Nissan Maxima.

His mother was wakened to
her worst nightmare at 6.45am
that morning by a phone call
telling her that Mitchell was
being rushed into emergency
surgery. “I was not calm. I
jumped out of the bed,” said
Mrs Walls.

She and Mitchell’s father
then flew down immediately
to be by. their son’s bedside.
The medical team had to
remove his spleen and part of
his pancreas. His diaphragm
was also lacerated.

While Mitchell put on a
brave face yesterday, his moth-
er said one-of the hardest parts
of the traumatic affair for the
student was the news from his
surgeon, Dr Duane Sands, that
Mitchell may have to take a
break from college for up to
three months while he recov-
ers. A political science major at
Acadia University in Nova
Scotia, Mitchell was looking

forward to making a switch to |

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studying kinesiology and phys-
ical education this semester in
the hopes of becoming a
teacher.

“I’m doing a lot better. A
lot better than a few days ago.
I’m hoping to heal up and get
back to school and go on with
my life the best way I can.
That’s all I can really do,
right?” a weak, but positive
Mitchell told The Tribune.

He said he does not bear any
bad will towards The Bahamas;
and his mother said he hopes
to return to enjoy some of the
activities he did not get to par-
ticipate in because of the
attack. “I’ve just got to be
more careful next time. Make
more careful decisions,”

’ Mitchell said.

Meanwhile, hs mother had
only praise for the Ministry of
Tourism, the Sheraton Nassau
Beach Resort - which offered
to put up Mitchell’s parents

during their stay after hearing

of their ordeal — and Mitchell’s

friends, who remained with —

him in the hospital through-
out.
Minister of Tourism Vincent

Vanderpool Wallace, yester- '

day said he has assured

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think whoever.-did it:

thought anything like that
would happen. I would just
call it ‘young and stupid’.”

Locals said the “bomb”

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ball stuffed with as. many

as 1,400 small "triangle"
fireworks and set alight in.

the road. No one was
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Mitchell’s mother that the gov-
ernment intends to implement
stricter regulations to govern
the gold-buying industry this
year.

Mrs Walls said that her
belief the industry may play a
role in increasing crime came
from discussions with Bahami-
ans she has met since coming
to Nassau to be with Mitchell —
and Mitchell’s friends yester-
day agreed. Such claims have
been on the increase this year,
with residents from Nassau to
Harbour Island claiming a pro-
liferation of gold merchants
have created a burgeoning
market for stolen gold jew-
ellery

“From what I am hearing,

it’s a huge problem. People are

getting robbed — getting jew-
ellery ripped off their necks,
and in Mitchell’s case, they
tried to kill him for it,” said
Mrs Walls.

Mr Vanderpool- Wallace
said the government had
already been moving to
respond to what it recognised
as problems with the industry
prior to the issue being raised
by the Canadian family and he
expects that Mrs Walls will be

kept up to date with develop-
ments in this regard.

“We will be coming out with
some regulations early in 2011.
I spoke with the Attorney
General (John Delaney) about
it and they had in fact been
done three weeks prior to this
incident. The Attorney Gen-
eral will provide (Mrs Walls)
with a copy of the regulations
once they are put in place,” he
said.

Up until yesterday when
inquiries were made by The

Tribune, awareness of the inci--

dent had only been raised in
the Canadian press this week,
in a news article which quoted
local Bahamian police officials.

Sergeant Chrislyn Skippings,
police press liaison for the
Royal Bahamas Police Force,
said the incident was not
reported to the local media at
the time it occurred because
she herself did not become
aware of it until days after-
wards when she made inquiries
based on questions put to her
by a Canadian journalist.

The Tribune sought, but was
unable to obtain an update on
the status of the investigation
up to press time yesterday.

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all part time employees who were taken on specifically for the
Christmas period and some of them had also broken.company

rules.

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up a woman, who police said was
his wife, but there was a struggle
when the robbers tried to tie him
up. At some point during the
struggle Mr Metellus was shot
in the chest. Emergency med-
ical assistants pronounced him
dead at the scene.

Police had no suspects in cus-
tody up to press time and
appealed for information on the
killing.

“Nobody is in custody and we
are still asking assistance from
members of the public on that
matter,” said Superintendent
Clayton Fernander, of the Cen-
tral Detective Unit.

According to Mr Fernander,
police.statistics show there were
96 homicides for 2010 - 94 mur-
ders and two were classified as
manslaughter cases.

Anti-crime activist and polliti-
cal hopeful Rodney Moncur said
the government “must get seri-
ous about tackling the worri-
some issue and execute convict-
ed murderers.”

“Last year was a very tragic
year in fact it was a very depress-
ing year and J thank God that we
have left 2010,” said Mr Mon-
cur yesterday.

-“We did not reach 100 even
though 96 is far too many. There
is only one way for us to reduce
this level of murder and may-
hem, that is for laws to be passed

to deny bail to persons charged |

with murder. Once a person is
convicted, 21 days later the mar-

96 murders

shall should read the death war-
rant which forces persons to
launch an appeal and if he does-
n’t, he is executed.

“But everybody has lost
respect and fear for the law and
nothing has changed (this year).
The dynamics remain the same,
government doesn’t seem seri-

- ous about dealing with this issue,

it’s a serious problem with an
easy solution — start hanging.”

Police are also investigating
another early morning robbery
which took place on Friday, at
Cordeaux Avenue.

According to reports, a man
was approached when he arrived
home by two men wearing dark
hooded jackets, one of whom
was armed with a handgun. The
gunmen robbed the man of an
undetermined amount of cash
and fled the area in a gold-

coloured Maxima. In another ° :

incident, a man was chopped
several times when leaving a par-
ty in the Kennedy subdivision.

According to police reports,
he was attacked by a group of
men. He was taken to hospital in
a private vehicle and was listed in
serious condition. Police are
investigating the incident.

On Augusta Street, a 31-year-
old man was shot im the leg
shortly before 2am on Friday.
The victim was taken to hospital
where he was treated and
allowed home. ,

Unions: no mass sick- out manned

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He said the government should sell a minority stake in BTC — as
opposed to the offer of 51 per cent — if they are set on privatising

the company.

“We (the labour union movement) are all in the same accord in
hopes that we can get the government to change the memorandum
of understanding (MOU) so rather than 51 per cent being sold to
Cable & Wireless we would hope that 49 per cent can be sold or

less.

“(But) I don’t the want the NCTUB to make this a union mat-
ter — the union does not own BTC, the Bahamas does. It’s impor-
tant to educate the Bahamas on Cable & Wireless. BTC is the only
(public) company that is profitable and they could have sorter

more for it.”

A meeting was scheduled between the nation’s chief and the
NCTUB, initiated by Labour Minister Dion Foulkes, last Wednes-
day but did not go ahead as planned.

“The meeting was scheduled but it wasn’t confirmed,” said Ms
Isaacs-Dotson. Meantime thé unions have formed a collective
movement dubbed “The Bahamas for Bahamians” calling workers
across the country to join them in solidarity in their stand against
BTC’s sale. They haye challenged State Finance Minister Zhirvargo
Laing for a national debate on BTC’s privatisation and have

accepted BTC chairman Julian Francis’ offer to argue the issues in

a public forum.








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National Crime Prevention Office

‘ATM Card Safety Tips’

By CONSTABLE 3011
MAKELLE PINDER

Use Your ATM Safely

BE OBSERVANT
The most important key to using

your ATM card safely is to be obser- .

vant and look around for any suspi-
cious persons or activity near the
ATM machine. If you see anything
that looks suspicious, go to another
machine or return later.

HAVE YOUR CARD
IN YOUR HAND
It is a good idea to have your

ATM card in your hand and ready

to use as you approach the ATM
machine so that you do not have to
take extra time at the machine to
take the card out of your wallet or
purse.

SHIELD YOUR
TRANSACTION
Use your body or hand or an
object to shield the ATM keyboard
when you enter your PIN. Do not

give someone else the opportunity.

to see the number that you are
entering.

DON'T LEAVE YOUR
RECEIPT

Be sure to take your receipt or
transaction records with you when

you leave.

PUT AWAY YOUR CASH |

Put your cash away immediately in
your pocket, wallet or purse. Do not
display or count it at the machine.
‘You can always count it later.

,. KEEP YOUR CAR SECURED

Lock your car if you have to get
out to use the ATM machine. If you
use a drive-up ATM machine, lock
all doors and be sure the passenger-
side windows are rolled up.


















USING AN ATM AT NIGHT
If possible, take another person
with you.

Park j in a well-lighted area as close .

to the machine as possible.

Do not.use the machine if the
lights on it are not working.

‘Tf the view of the ATM machine is
blocked by overgrown bushes or
trees, or any other objects, use
another machine.

Notify the bank abou the visibil-
ity problem. :

PROTECTING
YOUR ATM CARD

Keep your ATM card a safe place
and protect it just like you would
cash, credit cards. or checks: Do not
leave it around where others can see
your card, at home or at work. If
your card is missing or stolen notify





your bank immediately.

Never write down your Personal
Identification Number (PIN) any-
where, especially on your ATM card
or on a note in your wallet. Keep
your PIN number secret from every-
one.

If you receive a call supposedly
from your bank or possibly the
police wanting to verify your PIN,
do not give that information. Notify
the police immediately that you
received such a call. Never give any
information about your ATM card
or PIN over the telephone.

Should you be a victim of crime,
please do not resist but take note
of the description of the culprit e.g.
his/her appearance, clothing, height,
physical details and the direction or
mode of escape. Call the Police as

soon as it is safe to do so.

If you come across any, suspicious
person(s) loitering around your busi-
ness or have any information per-
taining to any crime, please do not
hesitate to contact or call the police
emergency at ‘919’ or Crime Stop-
pers. at 328-tips (New Providence),
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REAL ESTATE: Start
on the right foot

By MIKE LIGHTBOURN

MANY Bahamians set
real estate goals for the
New Year which often
include the purchase of
homes, commercial prop-
erty or vacant land in Nas-
sau or the Out Islands.

As you consider buy-
ing your first home, or
vacant land on which you
intend to construct your
first home, you'll need
advice.

You shouldn’t do any-
thing without a complete
understanding of your
financial situation and
‘how much home or other
property you can afford.

Don’t forget the stamp
’ duty exemption for which
you may be able to quali-
fy. So, where do you
begin?

There are two parts to
financing — the down pay-
ment and the balance of
the purchase price.

Find the best interest .

‘trate by shopping around
,the various banks.

_. It is important that you
do this in advance of your
‘real estate search.

You will also find sev-
eral firms (including ours)
‘which offer vacant land
‘purchases with owner
‘financing.

You’ll know exactly
what you can afford by
securing pre-approval
from a lender, who will
review your income, debt
‘and credit, and suggest
‘the loan best suited to
‘your qualifications and
needs.

If you can put down a
bigger deposit, you may

.qualify fora higher loan .
-amount and possibly a .

better interest rate.

The lower the deposit

‘that your bank finds
_acceptable, you might pay

‘because the



a higher interest rate
lender
assumes a greater risk as
compared to a higher
deposit if you are able to
do so.

Think about ways to
raise the cash — perhaps a
second job to help accu-

mulate some of the down

payment.

Think outside the box.
A second job could
involve a cottage indus-
try, for instance.

With your financial
house in order, you’re
ready to discuss your
desires with a BREA real
estate professional and

begin your home search

in earnest.
Obviously, the profes-

- sional is also there to help

you with advice and sug-

gestions -before you are |:

able to start your search.
Congratulations!

(Mike Lightbourn is pres-
ident of Coldwell Banker
Lightbourn Realty).

Campaign aims to ignite healthy
‘living shift for Bahamian people

THE LOVE Yourself and
Your Health campaign will
continue for its second year
- renewing a commitment to
“encourage, empower, and
ignite” a cultural shift in
Bahamian people towards
healthy living.

In addition to giveaways,
demos and recipes, music,
and discounts on health ser-
vices and veggie food,
organisers have also added a
Green Smoothie Challenge
which will afford partici-

pants an opportunity to win ©

a three-month healthy liv-
ing assistance package for
2011.

The Love Yourself Well-
ness Package will include a
health assessment, one meal
per day, green smoothies,
natural health and beauty
products and a host.of

health services such as, mas- '

sage therapy, physical train-
ing, acupuncture, and chiro-
practic.



CAMPAIGN: NIB Director
Algernon Cargil

The campaign - hosted by
Seedlings’ Place,
H.O.M.E.GROWN and
Raw On Da Porch - will

continue until April and.

include numerous education

and awareness initiatives
such as free health forums,
cooking classes, and a fun
run walk.

After a successful first
year, which highlighted the
efforts of Chrissy Love, host
of the ZNS call-in show
Immediate Response, orga-
nizers have decided to make
it an annual awareness cam-
paign. In keeping with their
own national healthy

lifestyle initiatives, the:

National Insurance Board is
one of many groups part-
nering in this campaign.
NIB Director Algernon
Cargill explained the cam-
paign will be utilised as part
of the national prescription
drug plan initiative - where
prescription drug medica-
tion is provided to treat
chronic diseases - and also
as part of their healthy peo-
ple component program -

‘ where they provide funding

to groups who focus on

maintaining health and
health awareness.

Mr Cargill said: “We
recognise that if we help
Bahamians to manage their
health - in terms of pro-
grammes like Love Your
Heath - that it could perhaps
reduce their dependence or
reduce their contraction
rather of a chronic ailment. |

“With this campaign what
we want to do is prevent the
contraction of any chronic
ailment through health
awareness and living a
healthier lifestyle - that’s
why we saw this as a great
opportunity to provide our
support because the more
people that do not contract a
chronic ailment the more
success we have in helping
Bahamians to manage their
overall health.”

The campaign launch will
be held at 2pm at Ardastra

- Gardens on Sunday, Janu-

ary 9.

Chavez, Clinton shake hands, chat amid eAsions

CARACAS, vera

PRESIDENT Hugo Chavez and
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rod-
ham Clinton shook hands and chatted
briefly Saturday in a rare cordial
encounter amid a diplomatic dispute
that has left Venezuela and the United
States without ambassadors in each
other's capitals, according to Associ-
ated Press.

The handshake came as leaders were

milling about at the inauguration of

new Brazilian President Dilma Rouss-
eff. It was unclear. what Chavez and

‘Clinton discussed.
Chavez later described the interac-

tion as a pleasant one, though he did
not give much detail.

"We greeted each other," he told
repoiters at the Brasilia airport. "She
had a very spontaneous smile. and I
greeted her with the same effusive-
ness.'

In the past week, their governments
have shown firmly entrenched stances

as the United States revoked the
Venezuelan ambassador's visa in
response to Chavez's refusal to accept
the chosen U.S. envoy.
"They thought we were going.to
back down. Anything negative that
happens will be the responsibility of
the United States," veteran Venezue-

‘Jan diplomat Roy Chaderton told the

Caracas-based television channel
Telesur on Thursday. Chaderton, a
close Chavez ally and former foreign

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Chavez has skipped opportunities to
respond during the past few days, say-
ing nothing about the U.S. govern-
ment's decision to revoke the visa of
Ambassador Bernardo Alvarez. Pres-
ident Barack Obama's administration
took that step in response to Chavez's
rejection of Larry Palmer, who has
been awaiting Senate confirmation.

It was unclear what concrete effects
those actions could have on relations,
or to what extent the encounter
between Chavez and Clinton could
help ease the tensions.

Clinton did not respond to questions
as she walked into a cocktail reception
for Rousseff.

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| ‘The privatization of The Bahamas
Telecommunications Company Ltd. (BTC),
a national asset owned by all Bahamians





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of Bahamian WOrkers.

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TUESDAY, JANUARY 4,°2011, PAGE 13

Cuba’s tobacco

company sué US
shop over name

A CIGAR Jounge in sub-
urban Detroit is decorated
with paintings and photos of
famous people with a sto-
gie: John F. Kennedy, Win-

ston Churchill, even the
1950s Cuban revolutionary
Che Guevara, according to
Associated Press.

"We have only one thing
in common," said owner
Ismail Houmani, a U.S. war
veteran, pointing at a cigar
in the fingers of Guevara, a
Marxist rebel.

Cuba, however, believes
the shop has too much com-

mon with its own famous *

cigar business. Cuba's gov-
ernment-owned tobacco
company is suing Houmani
in federal court in Detroit,
claiming the name of his
four shops, La Casa De La
Habana, is illegal because
it's too similar to its own
franchised shops, known
around the world as La Casa
del Habano.

Cuba, of course, can't do
business in America because
of a nearly 50-year-old trade
embargo imposed after
Fidel Castro, with Guevara's
help, turned the Caribbean
island into a socialist state.
Nonetheléss, Cubatabaco
claims it still has a right to
protect its U.S. trademark
even if it can't export prized

Cuban cigars to U.S. shores. °

"I love cases like this;"
US. District Judge Stephen
Murphy III told both sides
last year. "I find it to be
extremely interesting and
challenging."

Houmani's lawyer, Brad
Smith, wonders why Cuba
would care about a Michi-
gan cigar lounge. "Small
potatoes," he said in an
interview.

Cubatabaco's lawyer,
David Goldstein of New
York, said in court that a
trademark must be protect-
ed or "what I have is a
worthless piece of paper."

In Plymouth, a 'suburb
west of Detroit, La Casa De

La Habana has been open:

about a decade. A climate-
controlled humidor displays
dozens of cigars, some cost-
ing $38 each, from Hon-
duras, the Dominican
Republic and Nicaragua.
There is walk-in business,
but customers also can have
their own gym-locker-sized
humidor with a nameplate
for $100 a month.

There are televisions,
leather couches and an



MASTER CIGAR ROLLER Luis Acosta, of Cuba, perfects his craft on
the storefront of La Casa De La Habana on Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010
in Detroit. (AP)

espresso bar. In downtown
Detroit, Houmani runs a
7,000-square-foot (650-
square meter) location offer-
ing martinis, live music and
local handmade cigars
stuffed with imported tobac-
co.

"Over a cigar, you can
meet some interesting peo-
ple — doctors, lawyers,
judges, movie actors. They
want to sit down and relax,"
said Houmani, 42, who
immigrated to Toledo, Ohio,
from Lebanon when he was
18. "I wanted to create
something that's really
unique."

He said he was thinking
about Cuba's reputation for

Latin jazz, rum and cigars.

when he chose the name La
Casa De La Habana, which
means "The House of
Havana" in’ Spanish.
Houmani ‘notes _ that
"Habano," the word used in
the name of Cuban shops,
refers to a Havana cigar.
"I'm not selling or adver-
tising Cuban cigars," he said.
International agreements

- allow government-con-
trolled businesses like
Cuba's to register trade-

marks in the U.S., even
when dormant under an
economic embargo. Still,

Smith said the lawsuit
should be governed by a
simple rule: "You use it or
lose it."

A trademark expert at the
University of Michigan law
school believes Cubatabaco
has a strong case for
infringement.

"Cuba's got reason to
hope that it will beable to
enter the U.S. market with-
in the foreseeable future,"
Jessica Litman said.

"Its mark-is pretty valu-
able, and the potential for
confusion seems real."

The judge has urged each
side to settle the dispute out
of court.

Houmani concedes he
may have to change the
name of his business,
although he would prefer to
keep "La Casa" in it. He has
much admiration for Cuba's

-cigars, despite the lawsuit

and that country's Commu-
nist government.

"It's the best tobacco in

the world because of the
soil. It's God's gift to the
Cubans," said Houmani,
who has smoked Cuban cig-
ars during. trips to the Mid-
dle East.

"As cigar makers, we
don't look at pelneale affili-
ations."

Argentine thieves rufinel
into bank over New Year

BUENOS AIRES,
Argentina

THIEVES dug a 100-foot-
long (30-meter-long) venti-
lated and lit tunnel from a
neighboring building into an
Argentine bank and emp-
tied the contents of up to
140 safety deposit boxes,
officials said Monday,
according to Associated
Press.

Authorities said three
thieves entered a Banco
Provincia branch in the
Buenos Aires district of Bel-
grano on New Year's Eve
‘when it was closed and spent
the weekend opening and
emptying between 130 and
140 of the branch's 1,408
boxes. The robbery wasn't
discovered until the bank
opened Monday.

Bank executives didn't say
how much the thieves got
away with because clients
are not obliged to tell
authorities what was in their
safety deposit boxes.

The thieves rented a
building next.to the bank in
June and spent months dig-

ging the sane: which
emerged in an area where
safety deposit boxes are
located, prosecutor Martin
Niklison said.

The tunnel had lights, ven-
tilation and reinforcement.

"It was a really impressive

job," Niklison said, adding

. that officials had not ruled

out that the thieves had an
accomplice on the bank's
staff.

Anti-seismic alarms
sounded various times but
police couldn't get into the
bank to check out their
cause, the prosecutor said.

Hundreds of bank clients.

gathered in front of the state
bank Monday to demand
their savings and blocked a
nearby street to protest the
slow pace at which authori-
ties were confirming v hose
boxes had been robbed.

"The message we want to
give (clients) is that we are
going to protect their inter-
ests after this incident," Ban-
co Provincia Vice President
Gustavo Marangoni told
channel CSN.

Many Argentines began

putting their savings in bank
safety deposit boxes instead

of bank accounts following »

the country's 2001 financial

crisis; when many depositors .

lost savings.





EXTERIOR OF LA CASA DE LA HABANA on Wednesday, Dec..22, 2010 in Detroit. Cuba's government-
controlled tobacco company is suing the owner of cigar shops in the Detroit area, claiming his busi-
ness’ name is too similar to its own global franchise. Houmani owns four cigar lounges called La Casa
De La Habana, in Detroit, Plymouth, Mich., Ann Arbor, Mich., and Toledo, Ohio. Cubatabaco's stores
are named La Casa del Habano. Cuba can't do business in America because of a nearly 50-year-old
trade embargo. Nonetheless, Cubatabaco claims it still has a right to protect its U.S. trademark. (AP)

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_ Executive Chairman

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_ B. Sands, Jr. as. Executive Chairman following Mr. T. Be Donaldson, CBE, ‘who recently
retired from the. Bank's services ‘as Chairman. Mr. ‘Sands is the fourth Bahamian in
om onwealth Bank's fifty’ year history to be named Chairman of the Board of Directors...
A seasoned and highly regarded banking executive, Mr, Sands’: career incorporates
/ nore than thirty-nine (39) years. of banking experience. ‘He has served in various senior
management and executive leadership roles in both Grand Bahama and New Providence
ore being named President and Chief Executive Officer in 1997.

"Mr. Sands is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario and Richard Ivey Business
i _ School and has been a member of the Board of Directors of Commonwealth Bank since
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Expectations in Africa spiked after the election of an American :
president with a Kenyan father. But midway through his term, :
Obama's agenda for Africa has taken a backseat to other foreign :
policy goals, such as winding down the Iraq war, fighting the Tal- :
iban in Afghanistan and resetting relations with Russia. i

Obama aides believe those issues are now on more solid footing, :
allowing the president to expand his international agenda. He will d
focus in Africa on good governance and supporting nations with :
strong democratic institutions. i

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firmed two more deaths in the --
‘crisis; according to Associated

Press.
Drenching rain that started
before Christmas has flooded

an area the size of France and’

Germany combined in north-
eastern Queensland state.
Rivers are overflowing and at
least 22 towns and cities in the
farming region are inundated.
In the coastal city of Rock-
hampton, waters from the still-
swelling Fitzroy River closed
the airport and cut the main
highway to the state capital of
Brisbane. Scores of families
abandoned their homes for
relief centers on high ground.
By Monday night, floodwa-
ters had inundated the last
route into the city, Queensland
Premier Anna Bligh said.
"Rockhampton is now com-
pletely stranded — a town of
75,000 people — no airport, rail
or road," Bligh told Australian
Broadcasting Corp. radio.
Residents emptied super-
market shelves of food and bot-

‘tled water in recent days as they .

stocked up to reduce the need
to get around in waist-deep
waters.

Acting Defense Minister
Warren Snowdon said a C-130
military cargo plane would fly
to a town north of Rockhamp-
ton on Monday carrying food,
medical supplies and other
items that would then be
trucked to the stricken city.

Authorities have warned the
Fitzroy will continue rising until
late Tuesday or early Wednes-
day local time.

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about 40 percent of the city
could be affected by the surging
waters, and residents could be
forced to wait at least two
weeks before returning home.

State authorities say about
200,000 people have been
affected by the floods, Aus-

tralia's worst in a decade, and .

Prime Minister Julia Gillard on
Monday extended emergency
relief to those affected, includ-
ing low-interest loans to farm-
ers to begin cleaning up and get
their businesses running again.

"This is‘a major natural dis-
aster, and recovery will take a
significant amount of time,"
Gillard said. The damage could
ultimately amount to hundreds
of millions of dollars, she told
reporters.

Three people have died in
the flooding’ since Saturday,
though police in Queensland
state say: seven other people
have drowned separately
involving swollen rivers and
water accidents since tropical
deluges began in late: Novem-
ber.

Chief. Superintendent Alis-
tair Dawson said the latest vic-
tim was a man who drowned
Monday when the car he was
traveling in was washed off a
flooded causeway in the town —
of Aramac, in central Queens-
land.

Earlier Monday, police said

they had recovered the body of: _

a man who was last seen Satur-
day when his-small boat was
swamped by raging waters in a’

“different part of the state.

The rains that started the
flooding have eased, and water
levels have been dropping in:
some towns.

But officials said about 1,000
people were living in evacua-
tion centers across Queensland,

_and it may be a month before:

the floodwaters dry up com-

pletely.

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strict reviews for new drilling in the wake of the BP oil spill,
according to Associated Press.

The government said it was not breaking its promise to require
environmental reyiews because the 13 companies — which include
Chevron USA Inc. and Shell Offshore Inc. — had already start-
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Drilling was suspended last year when the administration
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waters deeper than 500 feet (152 meters) in the Gulf of Mexico.

USS. officials said the 13 companies must comply. with new
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wells. All but three are exploratory wells — the same type BP was
drilling when the blowout of the Deepwater Horizon rig occurred.
The April 20 explosion killed 11 workers and set off the worst off-
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"For those companies that were in the midst of operations at
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activity," said Michael Bromwich, director of the Bureau of
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detailed environmental studies. After the BP disaster, the Oba-
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oil.

The administration has been under heavy pressure from the oil
industry, Gulf state leaders and congressional Republicans to
speed up drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, which has come to a near
halt since the moratorium on deepwater drilling was imposed last
spring.

The delay is hurting big oil companies such as Chevron Corp.
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investments tied up in Gulf projects that are on hold. Smaller
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Phil’s $2.5m expansion
still a go despite lay-offs

By ALISON LOWE
Business Reporter
alowe@tribunemedia.net

Plans for a $2.5 million expansion at
Phil’s Food Services in 2011 will not be
impacted, its principal said yesterday,
after 24 people were laid off from the

food retailer/wholesaler.

Phil Lightbourne said the decision to
let go 24 employees on New Year’s Eve
was a “business decision” but does not
indicate the finances of the company are

‘in trouble.

_ “They were all part-time workers who
‘knew I had only taken them on for

SEE page 3B

after 50% Budget cut leaves public broadcaster
among world’s most poorly financed

* Commercial revenues account for just 44% of
ZNS’s $14.7m total income, the rest being 56%

taxpayer backing

* URCA backs continued ZNS taxpayer financing,
plus one-off government financed infrastructure

upgrade

Chamber refines
‘Campus’ plans



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By ALISON LOWE
Business Reporter

alowe@tribunemedia.net

Plans announced by the
Bahamas Chamber of
Commerce at the start of
2010 to establish a “career,
business and vocational
campus” to teach key skills
to workers continue to be
“refined”, according to its
president, with the organi-.
sation now questioning
whether it needs to create
its own institution or use

SEE page 4B

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Bahamas ‘at bottom end of scale’ over broadcaster support

* Regulator says $14 per capita financing for ZNS By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

Government/taxpayer. support
for ZNS will still be required even if
the station is transformed into a
public service broadcaster, the
Bahamian communications regula-
tor has warned, with the 50 per cent
cut in its Budget subsidy putting it -
and the Bahamas - “at the bottom
end of the scale” globally.

The Utilities Regulation & Com-
petition Authority (URCA), unveil-
ing its Public Service Broadcasting

ZNS sells advertising

‘below market levels’

. Regulator says effect is to depress market and harm private
broadcaster revenues

* Exposes level of political control, as ZNS ad rate changes require
ministerial approval

* Licence fee and pay-Tv subscription levy could raise $1- $m per
annum for public service broadcasting finance .

* But rejected as too unpopular with consumers and private sector



Felipé Major/Tribune staff

(PSB) consultation on New Year’s
Eve, noted that the 50 per cent.cut
in the Broadcasting Corporation of
the Bahamas (BCB) subsidy to
$4.25 million for 2010-2011 cut
ZNS’s per capita financing from $28
to $14 per resident.

‘Only the US had a‘ lower per
capita ratio for financing public ser-
vice broadcasters, according to the
URCA benchmarking study.

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rates “may be below mar-
ket levels”, the communica-
tions sector regulator has
suggested, something that
has been “depressing the
advertising market and
harming the potential rev-
enues that private broad-
casters and ‘producers can

raise”.

In its consultation paper
on Public Service Broad-
casting (PSB), released on
New Year’s Eve, the Utili-
ties Regulation and Compe-
tition Authority (URCA)
emphasised that while its

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‘The dispute revolves around whether Graham, Thompson |,
& Co and its managing partner, Judith Whitehead, were cor- |:
rectly served by agents acting on Day’s behalf. The Bahami-
an law firm is alleging that both service attempts were defec-
tive, yet Day’s attorneys are alleging that this is countered by

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CONTRACTORS EVE A ‘TURNAROUND’

By. ALISON LOWE
Business Reporter
alowe@tribunemedia.net —

With a further drop in the
- volume of mortgages dis-
bursed “not positive at all”
for the construction sector,
Bahamian Contractors
Association (BCA) presi-
dent, Stephen Wrinkle, said
the sector was pinning its
hopes on the trickle down
effect from the Baha Mar
project.

“The figures are very sig-
nificant in'as much as we’re
still struggling to get the
housing (construction) sec-



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Graham, Thompson & Co and managing partner
demand US courts ‘get a grip’ on case involving
alleged $14m Bahamas-

Attorneys acting for a top Bahamian law firm and its
managing partner have effectively demanded that the Amer-
ican courts ‘get a grip’ on a case they have been embroiled
in, accusing lawyers for a woman claiming ownership of a $14
million bank account of using the judicial system “as a soap-
box ‘to make scurrilous personal attacks” against them.

US attorneys acting for Graham, Thompson & Co have
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MARKETS

To all of our readers we wish
you a Happy New Year! It was a
moderate week of trading in the
Bahamian stock market. Investors
traded in three out of the 24 listed
. securities, with two advancers.

EQUITY MARKET

A total of 70,921 shares changed
hands, representing a significant
decrease of 1,224,022 shares com-
pared to the previous week's trad-
ing volume of 1,294,943 shares.

Commonwealth Bank (CBL)
was the volume leader, trading a
volume of 64,400 shares to see.its
stock price climb $0.05, closing the
year at $7.

Focol Holdings (FCL) was the
big advancer in the week, trading a
volume of 6,000 shares to-see its
stock advance by $0.46 to close the

year at $5.46,

BOND MARKET
. No notes traded last week. '

COMPANY NEWS

Earnings Releases:

Bank of the Bahamas (BOB)
released unaudited financial results
for the three months ended Sep-
tember 30, 2010. BOB reported
net income available to common
shareholders of $1.1 million, a
decline of $2.6 million or 70 per
cent compared to the $3.7 million
reported in the same quarter in
the prior fiscal year.

While BOB reported both high-
er net interest revenues and net
fees and commissions income in
the quarter, it was noted that its
net credit loss expense increased
significantly in the quarter, offset-
ting any gains in revenues.

Net interest revenues of $7.8 mil-
lion reflected an increase of
$759,000 or 11’per cent from $7.1

million in 2009, while net fees and —

commission income of $1.3 million

increased by $344,000 or 37 per

cent from the $941,000 reported
in the comparative quarter.

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resulting influence on loans.

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ended September 30, 2010. For
the quarter, CAB reported net
income of $4.8 million, which
declined by $3.3 million or 41 per
cent in comparison to the same
quarter in the prior year.

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ter, operating expenses also
increased, rising by $2.3 million or
24 per cent in comparison to the
prior period.

Management noted that the sig-
nificant increase in operating
expenses is primarily due to high-
er regulatory, electricity and staff
costs. It was also noted that divi-
dends on preferred shares of $1.2
million also increased by $875,000
quarter-over-quarter.

Earnings per share for the quar-
ter'were $0.25 compared to the
$0.41 reported for the third quarter
in 2009, a decline of $0.16.

Total assets and liabilities were
$207 million and $150 million
respectively at quarter-end Sep-.
tember 30, 2010, compared to $281
million and $234 million at Decem-
ber 31, 2009.

J.S Johnson & Company (ISI)
released its unaudited financial
results for the nine months ended

_ September 30, 2010, reporting net

income attributable to equity hold-
ers of $6 million, decreasing slight-

ly by $13,000 in comparison to the .

same period in the period year.

It was noted that total income
of $22.1 million declined by
$177,000 from the $22.3 million
reported in the previous year.
While JSJ reported higher net
commissions and fees of $14.8 mil-
lion in the period, this was offset by
lower reported net premiums
earned of $6.1 million for the nine
months.

JSJ reported total expenses of
$14.8 million, which decreased by
$861,000 or 5.5 per cent.

Earnings per share for the nine-
month period was $0.75, remaining
unchanged from the comparative
period.

Total assets and liabilities were
$87.5 million and $58.4 million
respectively at the end of the third
quarter compared to $80.1 million °
and ‘$54.5 million at December 31,
2009.

Doctors Hospital Healthcare
Systems (DHS) released its unau-
dited financial results for the quar-
ter ended October 31, 2010. DHS
reported a net loss of $307,000 for
the quarter.compared to net
income of $607,000 in the same
quarter in the previous year, a
decline of $914,000.

Total revenues of $9.2 million
were down by $1.4 million or by 13
per cent in the quarter due to a
reduction in reported net patient
service revenue of $8.9 million,
which declined by $1.4 million
quarter-over-quarter.

Total expenses of $9.5 million
decreased slightly by $431,000 or 4
per cent in comparison to the $9.9

‘million reported in the same quar-

ter in the prior year.

Earnings per share for the quar-
ter had.a sharp decline, dropping
to negative $0.03 compared to pos-
itive earnings per share of $0.06.
for the ‘same quarter in 2009, a
decline of $0.09.

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at $30.3 million and $3 million at
October 31, 2010, compared to $30
million and $3 million respectively

at DHS's year-end, pony 31,

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evidence from police officers acting on the
- Attorney General’s Office’s behalf.

US attorneys acting for Graham, Thomp-
son & Co and Mrs Whitehead, in a December
23, 2010, filing with the US District Court for
, Columbia, alleged: “Based on absolutely no

evidence, plaintiff Tonya Day’s counsel spec-
ulatively and wrongly accuses Judith A. White-
head, a highly respected lawyer and a former
Acting Justice of the Supreme Court of the
Commonwealth of the Bahamas and one of
the Commonwealth’s oldest and most presti-
- gious law firms, of deliberately providing false
information to this court.

“Day’s counsel completely ignores the fact
that Graham, Thompson & Co has already
filed the documents that it had received in this
litigation..... Day’s counsel is simply using this
2ourt as a soap box to make scurrilous personal
attacks.against the defendants. This case cries.
out for prompt judicial management as soon as
this court’s busy calendar permits.”

Responding to a Motion submitted by Day’s .
attorneys for an Order that would compel Ms
Whitehead to respond to the alleged service of
process by the Attorney General’s Office, Gra-
ham, Thompson & Co’s attorneys alleged that
Doth service attempts did not include a sum-
mons addressed to the Bahamian law firm.

Ms Whitehead, they added, merely provid-

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ed affidavits explaining that Graham, Thomp-

son & Co had not received the required sum-
mons. And the documents they did receive

were filed with the US court as supporting.

evidence.

“In an effort to detract from plaintiff's own
failure to properly serve Graham, Thompson,
Day’s counsel falsely accuses the veracity of Ms
Whitehead’s second declaration,” the US attor-
neys alleged:

“By attacking Ms Whitehead’s second dec-
laration, Day’s counsel is attempting to bypass
this court’s lack of personal jurisdiction over
Graham Thompson and force the law firm to

‘litigate an unfounded mini-trial over Ms
. Whitehead’s declaration regardless of juris-

dictional constraints. ~ \
““Day’s counsel ‘is also attempting to avoid
Day’s burden of proving service and erro-

neously shifting that burden on to Graham

Thompson.”
And, rounding off their sean Graham,
Thompson & Co’s attorneys alleged: “Day’s

insurance, health, pensions, life

counsel’s purpose for making fallacious acgu-
sations against Ms Whitehead is clear - to
attempt to besmirch the reputation of Gra-
ham Thompson, a Bahamian law firm, and of
Ms Whitehead, a well-respected Bahamian
lawyer.

“This is the type of abusive litigation tactics
that have no place in this court; it simply wastes
judicial resources and violates the legal pro-
fessional standard of lawyers admitted to prac-
tice in this court. /

“Day’s counsel has demonstrated a contin-
ual pattern of unnecessarily delaying the
inevitablé dismissal of this case through the
proliferation of frivolous filings.”

The main case revolves around Day’s alle-

gations that her mother, Lavera Foelgner,

accumulated some $14 million in either an
account or trust at Corner Bank (Overseas),
and filed the action in an attempt to gain con-
trol over those assets and have them trans-

‘ferred to her.
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her, and the US résident is alleging malpractice
and breach of fiduciary duty against the
Bahamian law firm because, while represent-
ing her for 16 days, it failed to disclose it had
represented Corner Bank (Overseas) on oth-
er matters - something that eventually prompt-

ed the'firm itself to withdraw, to avoid. any
- potential conflict of interest.

The failure to disclose that potential conflict
upfront forms the basis of Day's allegations
and complaint against Graham, Thompson &
Company, but the Bahamian law firm is vehe-
mently denying all allegations and moved to
dismiss the claim against it.

Day’s attorneys, though, in their initial
December 21, 2010, filing for the Order requir-
ing Graham, Thompson & Co to respond,
alleged that there was “an,irreconcilable con-
flict” between Ms Whitehead’s evidence and
those of the service processors who effected
service on the Bahamian law firm.

This, they claimed, “challenged the truth-
fulness” of the police officer hired by the
Attorney General’s Office to effect the second
service of process.

“The Attorney General's Office is an agency
that has absolutely no stake in this matter,
and there are no grounds.- whatsoever - why it
would have submitted a certification of service
that Judith Whitehead implied was false,”
aes s attorneys alleged.

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‘No decision made on’
Bahamasair restructure

By ALISON LOWE
Business Reporter
alowe@tribunemedia.net

The Government is “not made a
decision yet on the way forward” as it
relates to Bahamasair, Minister of Public
Works, who has responsibility for the
national carrier, told Tribune Business.

Neko Grant was responding to this
newspaper’s inquiries as to whether the
Government had reached a position on
the restructuring of the airline, which its
executives touted earlier this year as key
to its viability going forward.

Top Bahamasair officials began
putting together a restructuring plan for
the airline in 2009, which its chairman
suggested in May could result in subsidies
to the airline being "very substantially
reduced" or even eliminated within 10
years. ,

’ The primary focus of the restructuring
plan revolves around the Bahamasair
Board's wish to replace the national flag
carrier's current fleet of planes within
18 to 24 months of the plan's implemen-
tation.

Making matters more urgent, J. Barrie
Farrington, chairman of the Board, told
Tribune Business earlier this year that
the "useful lives" of Bahamasair's two
existing jets would "come to an end by
the 2010 third quarter". He added that, as
a result, their maintenance and re-certi-





fication costs
were becoming
"exorbitant".

It was now
costing $1.2 mil-
lion to get the
two Boeing 737-
20s through their
annual safety
checks, he
added, when the
net value of both
aircraft . was
around "a couple
of hundred thousand". Maintenance and
safety check costs had been half that in
2006, standing at $600,000, and Mr Far-
rington said: "It's an exercise in dimin-

NEKO GRANT

- ishing returns.”

It was suggested the Ce

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Bahamasair

Bahamas ‘at bottom endl of seale’

over broadcaster support

FROM page 1B

: with larger populations typically had more money available to
: finance PSB-style operations, URCA said that even on a per capi-
: ta basis, “the level of public support for PSB in the Bahamas is low
i: by international standards.

“The grant received by ZNS in 2009-2010 was equivalent to

; around $28 per person. This puts ZNS at the low end of per-capi-
; ta funding in comparison with the 18 countries examined in a
: study conducted for CBC in Canada, among a tranche of countries
: that spend around $15-$30 per head.”

According to URCA, numerous European countries spent
around $80-$110 per capita on PSB, while a middle tranche of
nations spent $40-$60 per head.

“The reduced spend on ZNS in 2010-2011, of $14 per person,
puts the Bahamas at the bottom end of the scale, ahead of only the
US, which is an outlier, as the market is sufficiently large for the pri-

: vate sector networks to provide a range of high-quality PSB-like

programming,” URCA said.
Just how dependent ZNS is on taxpayer support was further

: revealed by URCA’s consultation, which noted that just $6.2 mil-
: lion, or 44 per cent, of ZNS’s $14.7 million total income for the

- | 2009-2010 financial year came from commercial revenues.

would enable Bahamasair to better align : a5 advertising and sponsorship, which generated $5 million or 35

demand with seat capacity, thereby : jer cent of the broadcaster’s total income for the year. The only

boosting load factors and profitability : other major revenue source, apart from the $8.5 million govern-
? ment/taxpayer subsidy, which accounted for 56 per cent of ZNS’s
‘} total income, was the $1 million (7 per cent) generated from sell-
: ing airtime to external programme makers.

close to amounting to $500 million over :

per flight. This would help reduce the
subsidies the national flag carrier relied
on from the Government, which were

its 37 year history.

However, the Bahamas Pilots Associ-
ation criticised the plan as regressive and :
unlikely to increase profits for the airline. : the desired level of PSB financing in the Bahamas, with Bahami-
Tribune Business understands that up to : ans realising that any increase in support for ZNS would require

: either increased taxation or cuts in public services elsewhere.

December, the plan had yet to be for-

mally presented to the Government.
On Thursday, Mr Grant’ declined to

state whether or not this had happened,

sair”

Phil’s $2.5m expansion still a go

FROM page 1B

Christmas, and on top of that some of
them were not conforming with compa-
ny rules,” said Mr Lightbourne yesterday.

Mr Lightbourne said he took on the
workers at the Gladstone Road store
despite “there being no place for them in
the beginning” as a way of helping them
during the Christmas period.

However, the food retailer said he
could not keep the workers on and
“maintain (his) margins”, so he decided
to let them go.

“There comes a time when you’ve got
to put the brakes on,” he told Tribune
Business.

Mr Lightbourne said plans he revealed
to Tribune Business in November to
expand Phil’s Food Services, which has
made its name in the food retail industry
through its “$99 package deals” and loss
leaders, which have drawn in customers
in droves, remain in place.

“There’s no change to Phil’s Food Ser-
vices. It’s still here for the people,” said
Mr Lightbourne.

In November, the food boss said he
would spend $2.5 million, starting this

gat

new employees. .

He also hit back at claims at that time :
that he has been able to keep his prices :
artificially low through an alleged asso- :
ciation with FML Group of Companies :

chief executive, Craig Flowers, or by Cus- : structure” that would enable it to install digital equipment, vastly

? upgrading its picture quality.

toms Duty or Stamp Tax Evasion.

Describing those claims as false, Mr : : : : :
Lightbourne told Tribune Business he ! broadcasters ee quality, a viewers to Pen eles
« » big, _ | gramming, and lead to operational cost savings through digita

oe ne bead on ae oe i technology efficiency. However, the regulator urged that this be
Banys te? a Seo ; counter-balanced, arguing: “At the same time, ZNS needs to work
: harder to generate sufficient commercial revenues, and to achieve

: efficiency savings.”

doing what he could to help the Bahami-
an people eat more affordably.



Of these, the most significant revenue stream, not surprisingly,

Mixed

URCA said its focus group research revealed mixed views about

“Of those who supported the provision of a wider range of

: Bahamian programming, a few said they would be prepared to pay
i more (through taxation) for better programming,” URCA said.

telling Tribune Business only that gov- :
ernment has “not made a decision on
the — forward as it relates to Bahama- :
: higher public spending on ZNS.”

“Conversely, other people emphasised the challenges they
already faced in meeting their bills in the current economic con-
ditions, and were opposed to any increases in taxation to support

Ultimately, URCA’s recommendation for financing PSB in the

: Bahamas came down full square on continuing government/tax-
despite ay-0 S } payer support for ZNS, given the current low per capita support
: and subsidy cuts that “will be challenging for ZNS’ management to
: implement”.
month, on an expansion which would : |
necessitate the hiring of an estimated 50 :

? URCA suggested. “Within its own budgetary constraints, the

“Ongoing public funding for ZNS is necessary to help achieve the
desired levels of PSB provision and to ensure universal service,’

Government should seek to make available levels of public fund-
ing sufficient to enable ZNS to fulfil its PSB remit.”

URCA also backed ZNS’s calls that it receive government
financing to “undertake a one-off upgrade to its capital infra-

This, the regulator added, would enable ZNS to match foreign

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FROM page 1B

afford TV advertising,
URCA said it also meant
that ZNS was not maximis-
ing its commercial and
advertising revenues, while
the market for private
broadcasters was distorted -
meaning they did not gen-
erate as much advertising
revenue as they could.

In its analysis, URCA said
it had “identified two impor-
tant pieces of evidence”, one
of which again demonstrat-
ed the high level of political
control and influence still
exercised over government-
owned corporations.

‘This is that, under the
Broadcasting Act, all ZNS
advertising rates have to be
approved by the Minister
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ZNS sells advertising ‘below market levels’

Broadcasting Corporation
of the Bahamas (BCB).

“Tn discussions with ZNS,
URCA has established that
ZNS’s advertising ratecards
have not changed ‘for five
years, due in part to the
requirement in the Broad-
casting .Act for new rate
cards to be reviewed and
approved by the Minister,
which creates a disincentive
to implement changes,”
URCA said.

“Advertising markets tend
to be highly cyclical, so sig-
nificant price changes would
normally be expected over
this period in flexible, well-
functioning advertising mar-

kets. This lack of flexibility’ -

suggests that the price of
advertising on ZNS is not
responding to market flue:
tuations.”

By examining the rate |

cards used by ZNS and pri-
vate broadcasters, URCA
said that while advertising
rates were highest for the
ZNS TV-13 evening news,
the prices levied “do not

reflect the unique nature of .

this programme”, which
attracts around 75 per cent
of the potential viewing
audience.

As the only programme "

to attract mass-market audi-
ences, “ZNS ought to be
able to charge much higher
prices for advertising around
the early evening news”

URCA said. ZNS’s AM ser-

vices were charging the ©

same prices as private FM
stations with a smaller reach,

while its FM advertising
prices were low compared
to private sector competi-
tors.

-“URCA believes there is
sufficient evidence to indi-
cate that ZNS may be selling
advertising at prices below
market rates across its TV
and radio services,” the
communications sector reg-
ulator said. ,

Ratecard

“Certainly, the published
ratecard has not responded
to market fluctuations over

- the last five years. It should

not be ZNS’s job to sub-
sidise advertising for small
businesses - these businesses
should still be able to afford
adverts around programmes
with smaller audiences, leav-

ing the most popular pro- |

grammes to larger compa-
nies that can afford higher
advertising prices.

“URCA recommends that
ZNS’s advertising ratecard
be reviewed on a frequent

basis to reflect market con-,

ditions, and should be
allowed to rise to the extent

that market forces permit.
ZNS’s management should. -

be free to amend its rate-
card without the néed for
Ministerial review or
approval.”

URCA urged ZNS to
seek out new commercial
revenue streams, pointing

out that broadcasters sought

to “generate significant
income from the exploita-

tion of their intellectual
property”, selling rights to
their programming in over-
seas markets.

This led to merchandising
and DVD sales, as well, but
URCA acknowledged that
it would be difficult for ZNS
to do this, given the domi-
nation of this market by

. larger major-nation broad-

casters.

“Nonetheless, ZNS should
explore the possibilities of
generating new revenue
streams in this way,” URCA
urged. “As it makes the
transition to a public service
broadcaster, this should lead
to the development of a
wider range of appealing
programming with greater
potential commercial value
in secondary markets.

“URCA would also
encourage ZNS to maximise
deployment of its studio
facilities by making them
available to external pro-
duction companies.” The
proposed capital infrastruc-
ture upgrades, which would
allow ZNS to offer digital

services, would also help the’

company increase its returns
from this source.

Assessing the options for
financing ZNS as a public
service broadcaster, URCA
narrowed the choices down
to five - licence fee, industry
taxes, pay-TV subscription
levies, tax breaks, or private
donations/endowments.

A $1-$2 per month licence
fee or subscription levy on
pay-TV would raise $1-$2

million per annum, URCA
estimated, would it acknowl-
edged that the licence fee -
as a new tax - would be
unpopular with Bahamians.

Industry taxes and pay-
TV subscription levies -
would be opposed by indus-
try and consumers. Industry
taxes could be passed on via
higher consumer prices and
distort private sector prof-
itability, while viewers
would and cable/satellite
companies would oppose
higher prices from pay-TV

‘subscriptions.

“Of these potential fund-
ing mechanisms, URCA’s
view is that only two of them
could potentially raise sig-
nificant amounts of money
to fund PSB on an ongoing
basis: licence fees and pay-
TV subscription levies,”
URCA said.

“But in both cases, the ©
imposition of a’new tax is
likely to be unpopular with
audiences and (in the case
of the pay-TV levy) would
potentially harm the busi-
nesses of cable and satellite.
operators.

“Especially in the current
economic climate, the dis-
advantages of imposing
additional burdens on

‘Bahamian consumers and

businesses are likely to out-
weigh the benefits of creat-
ing a new revenue stream
for ZNS.”
Hence URCA’s recom-

. mendation for continued

ZNS taxpayer support.

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gage issuances. - which pro-

:. vide an indication of domes-

tic construction trends -
dropped 15.2 per cent to $53
million during the quarter.

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Residential disbursements

(85 per cent of the total),

were down 19 per cent to
$44.9 million (after a 32.5
per cent decline in 2009),
while commercial disburse-
ments grew by 14.9.per cent
to $8.1 million, a reversal of
last year’s 23.4 per Cot
decline to $7.1million: ‘
Mortgage commitments,
a forward looking indicator,
fell in the third quarter both
in number and value to 234
and $31 million, from 235
and $34.8 million a year ago.
Given these figures, Mr
Wrinkle said the “potential
for a turnaround” for the
sector now exists next year,
primarily inthe form of
large-scale projects such as

. Albany, the Lynden Pin-

dling International Airport,
Baha Mar and the Bahamas
Oil Refining Company
(BORCO) continuing to
move forward with devel-
opments already underway

’ or beginning new construc-

tion projects.

Not only will these benefit
those contractors and work-
ers immediately involved,
but also put them in the
position to do things which
will create work for others.



STEPHEN
WRINKLE

“Tf you take that cumula-
tive total and‘ look at the
number of contractors and
workers that will start to get

-employed, you will start to

see a couple of things hap-

pen.
Qualify

First, hopefully current

mortgages can be brought

up to date (arrears paid off),
that’s the first thing we’ll

_ loans and mortgages,”

TORS EVE A ‘TURNAROUND’

31.6 per cent decline in 2009.

want to happen, then hope-
fully we'll see a number of
people qualify for new home
said
Mr Wrinkle.

The BCA is hopeful that
there will be a “trickle down
effect” from large scale pro-
jects such as Baha-Mar that:
will “benefit the entire.
industry”, as sub-contractors |
are taken on by larger con-
tractors dealing directly with
the developers, and with the
apportioning of some of the
$450 million in contracts éar-
marked for Bahamian con-
tractors specifically to small
and medium-sized pombe:
nies.

““We would think that
even if half of that goes to:
small and medium compa-
nies, that will affect a
tremendously broad spec-
trum,” said Mr Wrinkle.

In this regard, the BCA
will begin in earnest “over.
the next 90 days” to put
many small and medium-
sized Bahamian contractors
through a pre-qualification
process that will stand them
in good stead to benefit
when contracts are offered
by Baha Mar, added the
BCA president.

Chamber refines ‘campus’ plans

FROM page 1B

resources already in place...

In February, Robert Myers, head of the
Chamber’s Labour and Training Committee,
told Tribune Business that the Chamber
was looking for a Crown Grant to move
ahead with the establishment of such a cam-
pus, which would “empower workers to
empower their companies”.

Concerned about the absence of quality

labour being “the single most limiting fac- -

tor” for 75 per cent of Bahamian firms, Mr
Myers said the campus was intended to have
classrooms geared towards multiple courses
in trades, such as landscaping, mechanics
and tile-laying. It would also act as a

“microwave incubator” for Bahamian entre-

preneurs and their fledgling ideas.

But Chamber president, Khaalis Rolle,
suggested that the plans have not moved
forward significantly, as the organisation is
continuing to “refine” the project.

“T think one of the considerations in that
regard is the fact that we already have insti-
tutions that are already in that business, and
they have the infrastructure and capacity to
do it. We know what we want out of it, so
what it would mean is for them to tailor
their offering to be in a position to assist,”
Mr Rolle said.

“T think what we need to do in the short-

term is use those institutions and build on
that capacity, then determine whether or
not in the long term going it alone will make

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sense.” Mr Rolle said the Chamber remains
committed to the mission of “improving the
quality of individuals coming into our labour
markets”. ;
Meanwhile, Mr Rolle said he expects a

‘recently-announced Inter-American Devel-

opment Bank (IDB) funded study on the
Bahamas Labour Market will allow the
country to get the clearer picture it needs to
“know where we are” in terms of what skills
exist in this country.

“We need to know where we are, and I
don’t believe that quantitatively we can pin:
point exactly where we are. We know there
is a recognisable skills gap and we’re not

_ getting, in the numbers we need, the people

that we want, but we don’t know, in terms of .
numbers, the amount.of quality individu-
als. That’s the reality of doing business in the,
Bahamas.”

«The 'Bahamas Labour Market Study'
was announced by the IDB on its website
last week, and Labour Minister, Dion
Foulkes, described the project as "absolute-
ly necessary", particularly given major pro-
jects coming on stream such as Baha Mar,
which will demand certain professional
expertise. "It will involve an in-depth study
of where there are voids in our labour mar-
ket which Bahamians can fill, and looking
futuristically it will help us to look at what
we need to do in the long-term in terms of
training in our educational institutions, so
that we can ensure there is greater benefit to
Bahamians in our economy," said Mr
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Investments place value of

Facebook at $50 billion

BARBARA ORTUTAY,
AP Technology Writer
NEW YORK

An injection of cash that values Face-
book at $50 billion will help it delay going
public for at least another year, giving the
company breathing room to focus on long-
term ambition rather than short-term prof-
it.

The infusion — $500 million from elite
investment house Goldman Sachs and a
Russian investor, according to a report by
The New York Times — represents the
most emphatic endorsement yet of Face-
book's potential to make money in online
social networking.

It places the company at twice the value
of Internet giant Yahoo and about equal to
what well-established names such as Boeing
and Kraft Foods are worth on the open
market.

More important, it buys time for Face-
book to keep its books private and not
have to cater to the demands of the market.
And it gives 26-year-old founder Mark
Zuckerberg room to grow into his role as
the public face of a multinational company.

Zuckerberg is widely believed to be more
comfortable operating behind the scenes,
thinking about technology and business,
than engaging in public discourse, says
Standard & Poor's equity analyst Scott
Kessler, who follows large Internet com-
panies. "There is still some question
whether he has the persona to be a public
CEO and, if he doesn't, would he be willing
to. cede control to someone who does,"
says Mark Heeson, president of the Nation-
al Venture Capital Association, a trade
group that represents firms that invest in
startups. "That is probably an issue that
Facebook's board has been discussing for
some time."

As it nears the seventh anniversary of
its founding in a Harvard dorm room, Face-
book is already slightly more mature than
Google was when it went public, in 2004. At
the time, investors placed Google's value at
about $24 billion.



VALUED AT $50 BILLION: Exterior of Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif., Monday, Jan.
3, 2011. Social networking behemoth Facebook has raised $500 million from Goldman
Sachs and a Russian investment firm in a deal that values the company at $50 billion, The New
York Times reported. Goldman invested $450 million and Digital Sky Technologies invested
$50 million, the newspaper reported Sunday in its online edition, citing peepieel involved in the
transaction that it did not name.

By the time Google turned 7, in Sep-
tember 2005, its market value had bal-
looned to about $90 billion, and the com-
pany wound up with $6 billion in revenue
that year. Google, like Facebook, wanted to
stay private as long as possible to avoid
public scrutiny of its finances, investor com-
plaints about its strategy and potential man-
agement distractions.

' The $50 billion is more than twice as
much as the market's valuation of Yahoo.
It's also worth more than eBay, but still
less than Amazon.com — not to mention
Google, which now stands at nearly $200
billion. Facebook has grown quickly as a
business, even as it seeks to retain a startup
culture, valuing innovation, hiring the
smartest engineers from its neighbors and
gobbling up small tech companies.

It has swelled to more than 500 million
users, about half of whom log in on a given

day. Each month they share more than 30

. billion links, notes, photos and other types

of content. Facebook "Like" buttons are
everywhere online. Facebook is free and
makes money from selling highly targeted
ads. Investors are increasingly convinced
it is destined to become a marketing mecca.
It has cemented its place as the king of
social media, much as Google did for online
search.

The New York Times reported the
investment over the weekend, citing
unnamed people involved with the deal.
Facebook and Goldman Sachs declined to
comment Monday. Russian investor Digital
Sky Technologies, which focuses on Inter-
net properties, already has a 10 percent
stake in Facebook, but the nod from Gold-
man Sachs is a sign of just how big the Palo
Alto, Calif.-based startup has become even
outside tech circles.

BofA settlement with Fannie and Freddie ‘clears ait”

Cuba official says state worker layoffs have begun

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The head of the Cuban Workers Confederation says the
first layoffs have begun-in the communist government's pro-
gram to cut the jobs of 500,000 state workers.

Cuban state-run media quotes Salvador Valdes as saying
the initial layoffs are occurring in the sugar, agriculture, tourism,
health and construction sectors.

Cuban media, including Monday's edition of the weekly
Trabajadores, say Valdes made the comments during a meet-
ing with workers' representatives but don't specify when it
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Bank of America Corp.
reached a $2.8 billion settle-
ment with Fannie Mae and
Freddie Mac over claims that
one of its businesses sold bad
mortgages. The payment is far

lower than analysts expected,
and removes some uncertainty.
that has hovered over the bank. .

The settlement is the biggest
yet involving banks and the two
government-backed’ mortgage
giants, which continue to suf-
fer huge losses from the col-
lapse of the housing market.
Analysts and investors have
been waiting to see how hard a
line Fannie and Freddie would
take with big mortgage lenders
such as Citigroup Inc., JPMor-
gan Chase & Co. and Wells
Fargo & Co. Some estimates
ran as high as $10 billion for a
Bank of America settlement.

"The government gave Bank
of America a very attractive
deal," said Christopher Whalen,
- managing director of Institu-
tional Risk Analytics.

Bank stocks rallied on the

news, with Bank of America up
more than 6 percent and Wells
Fargo up 2 percent. Other set-
tlements are likely soon.

The claims stem from mort-
gages sold to Fannie and Fred-
die by former mortgage giant
Countrywide Financial, which
Bank of America bought in
2008. The two government-
backed agencies buy mortgages
from lenders and re-seil them to
investors. They want banks: to
buy back. mortgages that had
incorrect information about the
income and other qualifications
of borrowers. During the hous-
ing boom, lenders such as
Countrywide routinely gave
mortgages to people who ulti-
mately couldn't afford them.
This lit the fuse for the financial
meltdown in 2008. Most of the
mortgages that Fannie and
Freddie want to sell back to the
banks are in default.

By removing this as an issue,
Bank of America CEO Brian

-Moynihan hopes investors will

buy his message of focusing on
customers and building its tra-

ditional banking business. But

Bank of America has several
big challenges remaining. Last

fall, the bank was accused of
using faulty documents to fore-
close on thousands of home-
owners. All 50 state attorneys
general have launched investi-
gations into the foreclosure
practices of Bank of America
and other banks. Bank of

‘America also faces lawsuits

from other investors who are
trying to recoup losses from
mortgages they say contained
faulty information.

There are also questions

related to Monday's deal. The
settlement contained two parts:
Bank of America paid $1.3 bil-
lion in cash to Freddie Mac. In
turn, Freddie Mac won't force
Bank of America to buy back
the faulty mortgages. In the sec-

ond part, Bank of America paid -

$1.5-billion to Fannie Mae. But

this only settled past claims.
‘Fannie Mae still owns a total

of $397 billion of mortgages
made by Bank of America.
Fannie can still ask Bank of
America to repurchase any
loans deemed faulty. That
could still cost Bank of Ameri-
ca as much as $5.5 billion,
according to estimates by Chris
Gamaitoni, vice president at

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Bank of America spokesman
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provision for losses will be $3
billion and that it will take a
charge against earnings of
about $2 billion.

"The settlement clears the
air and puts the issue behind
for Bank of America," said
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consultant Ely & Co.

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Republican Gov. Scott
Walker began his‘ term Mon-
day. promising to "right-size"
state government and make
tough but compassionate
decisions to balance a $3 bil-
lion budget shortfall.

Walker, 43, was swept into
office with new Republican
majorities in both the Senate
and Assembly after the, reces-
sion led to the loss of 180,000
jobs since 2008. He replaces
Democratic Gov. Jim Doyle,
who decided not to see:a third
term amid his lowest approval
ratings ever. Walker has
promised to create 250,000
jobs in the next four years and
balance the budget without
tax increases.

"Wisconsin is open for busi-

ness," he said in a 20-minute
inauguration address deliv-
ered to a packed Capitol
Rotunda. "We will work tire-

- lessly'to restore economic
growth and vibrancy to our

state."
Walker asked the Repub-

-licans who now control. the-

state Legislature to start work

_ immediately on proposals he

said would improve the. state's
economy and help him fulfill
his job-creation promise.
Although specific proposals
haven't yet been released, his
plans include cutting taxes.on

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SWORN IN: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is sworn in by Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Shirley
Abrahamson at an inauguration ceremony in the rotunda of the state Capitol Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, in Madi- .

son, Wis.

small businesses and trans-
forming the Commerce
Department into a public-pri-
vate hybrid.

"Our message is simple.
Act swiftly. Act decisively.
And pass our jobs plan by the
end of February," Walker
said. "Let us get. Wisconsin
working again."

Wisconsin Manufacturers:

and.Commerce, the state's
largest business group, called
on lawmakers from both par-
ties to’: work quickly to
approve Walker's agenda.

Solid

it sends the signal to the

“nation that Wisconsin is open
said James A..

for business,"
Buchen, the group's lobbyist.

‘Walker provided no new

details Monday on how he
plans to balance the budget,
but he made it clear that a tax
increase wouldn't be involved
because he said: that would

- impair economic growth.

He hasn't ruled out raising
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in a way that will get Wiscon-
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~ed to create thousands of jobs.

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applications
Skilled multi-tasker who works well under
pressure
Some mechanical or electrical skills would
be an asset

For more details, please visit the PEOPLE section
of our website at www.nas.bs.

If you are qualified and interested, please submit
your resume by January 7, 2011 to

Manager, People

Nassau Airport Development Company
P. O. Box AP 59229

Nassau, Bahamas

or email: people@nas.bs



December A.D. 2010. DYNAMO INVESTMENTS LTD. All persons having claims

IN THE SUPREME COURT ; ae ; the above-named company are required to send their address
i Y and particulars of their debts to the Liquidator before the 29th

Common Law & Equity Side Dated the 04 th day of January A.D., 2011

January, 2011.

In the estate of Pamela Anne
Higgs late of Treasure Cove in the

Eastern District of the Island of New
Providence, Housewife, deceased.

NOTICE is hereby given that all persons
having any claims or’ demand against
the above Estate are required to send
the same duly certified in writing to the
Undersigned on or before the 31st day of
January, A.D., 2011, after which date the
Executors will proceed to distribute the
assets having regard only to the claims of
which they shall then had notice.

AND NOTICE is hereby given that all
persons indebted to the said Estate are
requested to make full settlement on or
before the date hereinbefore mentioned.

E. DAWSON ROBERTS & COMPANY
Attorneys for the Executors
Chambers,

P.O. Box N-918
Magna Carta Court,
Parliament & Shirley Streets,
Nassau, Bahamas





THE TRIBUNE

TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2011, PAGE 7B





Stocks start 2011
with a huge lift _



"(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

EYES UP: Specialist Michael Pistillo, left, and traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, May 25, 2010.

DAVID K. RANDALL,
AP Business Writer
_NEW YORK

Stocks started 2011 with a
big lift on Monday, and that
could be a promising sign for
the rest of the year.

Investors call it the "Janu-
ary barometer." According to
the Stock Trader's Almanac,
a gain in the Standard and
Poor's 500 stock index over
the first five days of January
has led to annual gains nearly
90 percent of the time.

"All of the forecasts come
out of Wall Street, and those
expectations for the year give
January a nice indicative
effect of what the year will
look like," said Jeffery Hirsch,
the editor of the Stock
Trader's Almanac.

Signs that the economy is
improving pushed stock
indexes higher on the first
trading day of the year. Man-
ufacturing activity and con-
struction spending both rose
more than analysts were pre-
dicting.

The Institute of Supply
Management's index of man-
ufacturing activity rose in
December for the 17th
straight month. Separately,
the Commerce Department
said construction spending
rose 0.4 percent in Novem-
ber.

The Dow Jones industrial
average rose 93:24 points, or
0.8 percent, to close at
11,670.75, its highest close
since Aug. 28, 2008. The index
had been up as many as 134
points ez “lier in the day,

The S&P 500 gained 14.23,
or 1.1 percent, to 1,271.87.
The Nasdaq rose:38.65, or 1.5
percent, to 2,691.52.

The gains were broad. All .

10 company groups that make
up the S&P index rose. Finan-
cial companies led the way
with a 2.3 percent jump.

Treasury prices fell as the
better economic news weak-
“ened demand for low-risk
investments. The yield on the
10-year Treasury note, which
rises as its price falls, moved
up to 3.34 percent from 3.29
percent late Friday.

Bank of America Corp.
shot up 6.4 percent to $14.19
after the bank settled a dis-
pute with Fannie Mae and
Freddie Mac over soured
mortgage investments. That
,was the best performance
among the 30 stocks that
make up the Dow index. Intel
Corp. had the largest fall, los-
ing 0.9 percent to $20.85.

. Small companies, which are
considered riskier invest-
ments, surged. The Russell
2000, which tracks the per-
formance of smaller stocks,
jumped 1.9 percent. ‘That's
nearly twice as big as the gain
posted by the Dow, which
tracks large companies.

That, too, could be part of a
historical trend. In a pattern
known as the "January
effect," smaller companies
tend to do better early in the
year than large ones. Some of
that has to do with traders

buying smaller companies
early in the year after selling
stocks they lost money on in

December in order to reap '

tax benefits, Hirsch said.

In corporate news, Gold-
man Sachs Group Inc. gained
2.9 percent to $173.05 after
the New York ‘Times reported
that it bought a stake in Face-
book in a deal that valued the
social-networking company at
$50 billion. Facebook remains
a private company, though its
shares are traded on private
stock exchanges.

Stocks rose throughout
Europe earlier in the day after
a report showed that manu-
facturing in countries that use
the euro expanded faster than
analysts had forecast. The
Euro Stoxx 50 index rose 0.6
percent. Benchmark indexes

in France and Belgium each:

rose more than 2 percent.
The dollar edged up 0.2
percent against an index of
six heavily traded currencies.
Stocks in the U.S. ended
mixed on Friday, the last day

* of trading in 2010. For many

investors, 2010 turned out bet-
ter than expected. Every
major stock market index in
the U.S. increased by double
digits.

The S&P 500, the market

measure used by most pro- |

fessional investors, returned

15.1 percent after dividends, -

Historically, the index has
returned an average of 10.01
percent a year, including div-
idends.

Stocks ended 2010 espe-
cially strong.. The S&P gained
20 percent over the last four

months of the year, capped
by a 7 percent jump in ;

December.

~ On Monday, rising stocks :
outnumbered falling shares :
three.to one on the New York
Stock Exchange. Consolidat- :
ed volume was 4.4 billion :

shares.”

_ NOTICE
STATEMENT OF DISSOLUTION. |

OF

POCKET MANAGEMENT LIMITED

Notice is hereby given that liquidation of the above
company commenced on the 28th day of December,
2010. Octagon Management Limited of Bahamas
Financial Centre, Shirley & Charlotte Streets, Nas-
sau, The Bahamas has been appointed Liquidator of
the Company.

Octagon Management Limited
~. Liquidator



GN1157

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

Business Licence Act 2010

The new Business Licence Act 2010 will take effect on January. 1, 2011.
The Act requires that no person shall carryon a business within The
Bahamas without the grant of a licence issued in accordance with a

requirements of this Act. .

Before the expiry of the allowed period of 90 days or by March 31 st,
2011 all business owners must bring their business into compliance
with the requirements of this Act, submit an application form and pay
the taxes as presenDed for that business licence for’ the current year.

A list of owners that are not compliant by March 31 st, 2011 will be
published at the end of the 90 day period.

Any person carrying on a business, with fees outstanding, at the time
this Act comes into force may enter into a written agreement to pay the
outstanding fees, and thereby be entitled to receive a Licence.

‘ Where a business ceases to operate or is sold the Business Licence
Division must be so advised by the subntission of the appropriate form
giving the relevant details.

Forms are available on http://forms.bahamas.gov.bs/, at any of the

Business Licence Offices and at the Administrator’s Office in the Family

Islands.



- Oil prices start the new year at a 26-month high

: NEW YORK



Oil prices rose past $92 a barrel on Monday to a 26-month high,
as the new year began with the prospect of still higher energy
_ prices to come.

Benchmark oil for February delivery rose as high as $92.66 a bar-
“th $1.28 above Friday's settlement price, in trading on the New
York Mercantile Exchange.

It gave up most of those gains to settle 17 cents higher at $91.55
on Monday. The last time oil settled above $92 a barrel was on Oct.
3, 2008, when it reached $93.88.

Oil has been gaining ground on speculation that the global

economy will continue to grow.in 2011.

Many analysts expect the price for oil to reach at least $100 a bar-

: rel this year, which will mean higher prices not only for gasoline,
: but for diesel and heating oil as well.

A $10-per-barrel increase in the price of oil will cost U.S. con-

sumers an additional $200 million a day for all energy products,

Cameron Hanover energy analyst Peter Beutel said. That means
less money to spend on other things, like clothes and electronics.
Analysts think there may not be much to keep oil prices from

?. moving higher after a strong finish in 2010. "The biggest problem
: with 2011 is that there are very few easily identifiable reasons
: why oil prices might move lower for any extended period — oth-

er than a renewed recession," Cameron Hanover said in a research
report. Most economists don't think that's likely. ,

PUBLIC NOTICE

INTENT TO CHANGE NAME BY DEED POLL
The Publicis hereby advised that!, GLENDA DENISE PENNERMAN
of the Eastern District, RO.BOX N-8811, intend to change my
name to GLENDA DENISE SIMMS _PENNERMAN. If there are
any objections to this change of name by Deed Poll, you may
write such objections to the Chief.Passport Officer, RO.Box
N-742, Nassau, Bahamas no later than thirty (30), days after the
date of publication of this notice.

_ NOTICE

OF
FIREBOX MANAGEMENT LIMITED

Notice is hereby given that liquidation of the above

_ company commenced on the 28th day of December,
2010. Octagon Management Limited of Bahamas
Financial Centre, Shirley & Charlotte Streets, Nas-
sau, The Bahamas has been appointed Liquidator of
the Company. .

‘ Octagon Management Limited
~- Liquidator



COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS IN THE 2010
“SUPREME COURT

Common Law & Equity Division CLE/qui/01577

_ INTHE MATTER OF the Quieting Titles Act, 1959

' AND
IN THE MATTER OF the Petition of SHIRLEY KAYE ;

AND.

IN THE MATTER OF ALL T HAT piece parcel or lot
of land situated in’ the Western District of the Island
of New Providence one. of the Islands of* the Com-
monwealth of The Bahamas and being Lot Number |
90 on the Plan of the Subdivision called and known as -
“Sunshine Park Estate’’:

NOTICE

The Petition of SHIRLEY KAYE in respect of:-
“ALL THAT - piece parcel or lot of land being Lot
Number Ninety (90) on the said Plan.of the said Subdivision
called and known as “Sunshine Park Estate” laid out by the
Vendor and situated on the Western Side of Baillou Hill Road
approximately 1500 Feet South of the junction of Carmichael’
Road and the said Baillou Hill road in the Western District of the
said Island of New Providence and which said piece parcel or lot
of land is bounded on the South by Lot No. Ninety-one (91) on
the said Plan and running thereon Eighty-nine and Nine tenths
(89.9) Feet on the West by land now or formerly the property of
Romar Investments Limited and running thereon Fifty (50) Feet
on the North by Lot No. Eighty-nine (89) on the said Plan and
running thereon Eighty-nine and Nine-tenths (89.9) Feet and on
the East by a Road Twenty-five (25) Feet Wide on the said Plan
and running thereon Fifty (50) Feet and which said piece parcel
or lot of land has such position boundaries marks shape and
dimensions as are shown on the:said plan of the said Subdivi-,
sion filed in the Department of Lands & Survey in the City of
“Nassau as Number Four Hundred and Seventy-three (473) N.P..
Shirley Kaye claims to be the owner of the fee simple estate
in possession of the said piece or parcel of land free from
incumbrances. And the Petitioner has made application to
the Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas
under Section 3 of the Quieting Titles Act, 1999 to have her
title to the land investigated and the nature and extent thereof
determined and declared in.a Certificate of Title to be granted
by the Court in accordance with provisions of the said Act.
NOTICE is hereby given that any person having a dower
or right to Dower or an Adverse Claim or a claim not rec-
ognized in the Petition shall on before the expiration of
Thirty (30) days after the final publication of these presents
file in the Supreme Court and serve on the Petitioner or
the undersigned a Statement of his claim in the prescribed
form verified by an Affidavit to be filed therewith. Failure
of any such person to file and serve an Adverse Oaim on or
before the expiration of Thirty (30) days after the final pub-
lication of these presents will operate as a bar to such claim.

Copies of the Petition and filed plan of the said land may
be inspected at:

1. The Registry of the Supreme Court, East Street North,
Nassau, Bahamas.

2. The Chambers of Messrs Mangra & Co.,
No. 20 Parliament Street.

Dated the 17th day of November, A.D. 2010

| Mangra & Co.
No. 20 Parliament Street
Nassau, N.P.
The Bahamas



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BUSINESS

THE TRIBUNE



CHRISTOPHER S.
RUGABER,

AP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON

U.S. factories are cranking
up production, anticipating
greater spending by con-
sumers and businesses in
2011. Tax cuts will give people
more money to buy cars, com-
puters and electronic goods,
and provide incentives for
businesses to invest in equip-
ment. ;

Manufacturing activity has
expanded in every month
since the recession ended a
year and a half ago. The big
difference now is that the
growth is being driven by
higher sales and more confi-
dent consumers— not just
businesses rebuilding the
stockpiles that they slashed
during the recession.

Steady hiring is likely to fol-
low. Economists caution that
it will only be enough to chip
away at the 9.8 percent unem-
ployment rate this year. Still,
they expect it will give the
economy a shot of momen-
tum, putting more money into
people's pockets and encour-
aging them to spend more

freely. And that will lead to
more hiring in other areas of
the economy.

"You're in a situation
where a virtuous cycle is
beginning to materialize," said
Eric.Green, chief economist
at TD Securities.

The latest sign came Mon-
day when the Institute for
Supply Management said the
manufacturing sector expand-
ed for the 17th straight month
in December. The trade
group of purchasing managers
said its index of manufactur-
ing business activity rose to
57 last month, a seven-month
high. Any reading over 50
indicates growth. That is well
above the recession's low of
32.5, hit in December 2008.
But it's below the reading of
60.4 in April, the highest lev-
el since June 2004.

New orders rose to the
highest level since May and
production jumped, accord-
ing to the report. The ISM
surveys purchasing managers
at: about 350 companies

- around the country to com-

pile the index.

A separate report Monday
showed that construction
spending rose in November _



(AP Photo/Paul a Sancva)

ASSEMBLY LINE: Line workers assemble a 2011 Dodge Avenger at
the Chrysler Sterling Heights Assembly plant in Sterling Heights,
Mich., Monday, Dec. 6, 2010. The Avenger is one of two revamped
cars that are critical to Chrysler’ s future.

Builders began work on more
homes and the government
boosted its investment in con-
struction projects to lift
spending to $810.2 billion, the
Commerce Department said.

Still, that's only 2.3 percent

above August's figure, which
was the lowest level in a
decade.

Better news on the econo-
my gave stocks a lift on: the
first’ day of trading in the new

year. The Dow Jones indus- -

trial average closed up more

than 93 points,

Companies are sitting on
nearly $2 trillion in cash.
Many are expected to use
some of that money to keep
upgrading their plants and
computer systems: Business

investment in new equipment .

was a steady source of eco-
nomic growth last year. »
The tax package signed by
President Barack Obama last
month should encourage

greater business investment,
said Daniel Meckstroth, chief
economist at Manufacturers'
Alliance/MAPI. It includes a
provision that will allow com-
panies to write-off the entire
cost of big-ticket purchases.
Meckstroth estimates that
manufacturing output will
increase by 4 percent in 2011.
While that's below last year's
pace of 6 percent growth,
much of 2010's gain was sim-

~ ply due to companies restock-

ing their. warehouses and
store shelves. Consumer
spending is also rising at a
healthy clip. Holiday shop-
pers.spent at the fastest pace
since 2006, according to pri-
vate-sector reports. And most
Americans will see their take-
home pay increase. in 2011

‘because of a cut in payroll

taxes. Manufacturers are also
benefiting from stronger
demand overseas, particular-
ly in large developing coun-
tries. China, Brazil and India
are among those nations
recovering at a faster pace
than developed regions, such
asEuropeandJapan.
A survey of Chinese manu-
facturers last week showed
that the nation's boom lost a

er 17 months of growth |

The state-affiliated China)
Federation of Logistics and.
Purchasing said that its index: :
dipped in November, the first?
decline in five months. Still;
the number indicates China's
factories are increasing out
put. Chinese authorities a
struggling to keep prices id
check by raising interest rates, y
It increased a key rate for th
second time in three months.
on Dec. 25. China's inflatio
surged to 5.1 percent i
November, the highest i
more than two years.

As part of its efforts to rein |
in higher prices, China may
let its currency, the yuan, rise! ©
against the dollar this year.: i
That would lower the price off
imports, and would make U.S.: iy
exports cheaper in China;
potentially boosting sales. a

In the U.S., export orders
are still growing, the ISM said, |
but at a slower pace.

Exports should grow faster 4
than imports in the U.S. en) ;
year. That's another switch)
from 2010, economists said;/
when rising. imports were a
drag on the U.S. economy.% .
This year, the faster growth? ha
of exports should benefi 4
manufacturing and the broad-#

for the third straight month.

NOTICE
RBC FINCO INVITES TENDERS |

RBC FINCO invites tenders for the purchase of the following:

“All THAT” piece parcel or lot of land being Lot ‘D’ situate in
Love Estates Subdivision situate in the Western district of the
Island of New Providence one of the islands of the Commonwealth.
of the Bahamas. Situated thereon is a vacant land.

Property Size: 6,848 sq. ft.

This property is being sold under Power of Sale contained in a
Mortgage to FINANCE CORPORATION OF BAHAMAS
LIMITED.

All offers should be forwarded in writing in sealed envelope, .
addressed to the Manager, Royal Bank Collections Centre, P.O.

_ Box N-7549, Nassau, Bahamas and marked “Tender 0632”. All
‘offers must be received by the close of business 4:00 p.m., Friday
14" January, 2011. vie

NOTICE
RBC FINCO INVITES TENDERS

RBC F INCO invites tenders for'the purchase of the following:

“All THAT” piece parcel or lot of land being Lot No. 3B being
of Crown Allotment No. 19 situate in the Western district of
New Providence one of the islands of the Commonwealth of the
Bahamas. Situated thereon is a single family residence consisting
of (3) Bedrooms, (2) Bathrooms.

Property Size: 3,500 sq. ft.
Building Size: 1,264 sq. ft.

: .This property is being sold under Power of Sale contained in a-
Mortgage to FINANCE CORPORATION OF BAHAMAS
LIMITED.

All offers should be forwarded in writing in sealed envelope,

addressed to the Manager, Royal Bank Collections Centre, P.O. |

Box N-7549, Nassau, Bahamas and marked “Tender 2984”. All
offers must be received by the close of business 4:00 p.m., Friday
14" January, 2011.






NOTICE
RBC FINCO INVITES TENDERS

RBC FINCO invites tenders for the purchase of the following:

“All THAT” piece parcel or lot of land being Lot No. 661 situate
in Garden Hills Estates No.2 Subdivision situate in the Southern
district of the Island of New Providence one of the islands of the
Commonwealth of the Bahamas. Situated thereon is a single family
residence consisting of (3) Bedrooms, (2) Bathrooms.

Property Size: 6,000 sq. ft.
Building Size: 2,020 sq. ft.

This property is being sold under Power of Sale contained in a
Mortgage to FINANCE CORPORATION OF BAHAMAS
. LIMITED.

All offers should be forwarded in writing in sealed envelope,
addressed to the Manager, Royal Bank Collections Centre, P.O.
Box N-7549, Nassau, Bahamas and marked “Tender 7932”. All
offers must be received by the close of business 4:00 p.m., Friday
14" January, 2011.














RBC.
FINCO

NOTICE
RBC FINCO INVITES TENDERS

RBC FINCO invites tenders for the purchase of the following:

“All THAT” piece parcel or lot of land being Lot No. 20 situate in
Portland Bay Subdivision situate in the Western district of the Island
of New Providence one of the islands of the Commonwealth of the
Bahamas. ‘Situated thereon is a multi family residence comprising
of a triplex building consisting of 2 units’ with (2) bedrooms, (1)
Bathroom and 1 unit with (1) Bedroom (1) Bathroom. .

Property Size: 6,911 sq, ft.
Building Size: 2,950 sq. ft.

This property is being sold under Power of Sale contained in a.
Mortgage to FINANCE CORPORATION OF BAHAMAS |
LIMITED.

All offers at ts fore in writing in sealed envelope,
addressed to the Manager,.Royal Bank Collections Centre, P.O.
Box N-7549, Nassau, Bahamas and marked “Tender 0731”. All
offers must be received by the close of business 4:00 p.m., Friday.

14% eee 2011.

RBC
FINCO

NOTICE...
RBC FINCO INVITES TENDERS

RBC FINCO invites tenders for the purchase of the following: |

“All THAT” piece parcel or lot of land being Lot No. 1112 situate

in Pinewood Gardens Subdvision situate in the Southern district of
New Providence one of the islands of the Commonwealth of the
Bahamas. Situated thereon is a’ single family Tesidence consisting
of ”) Bedrooms, (2).Bathrooms.

Property Size: 5,000 sq. ft.
Building Size: 983 sq. ft.

| This property is: being sold under Power of Sale contained i in a

Mortgage to FINANCE CORPORATION OF BAHAMAS
LIMITED.

All offers should be forwarded in writing in sealed envelope,
addressed to the Manager, Royal Bank Collections Centre, P.O.
Box N-7549, Nassau, Bahamas and marked “Tender 2998”. All
offers must be received by the close of business 4:00 p.m., Friday
14" January, 2011. ee. )

NOTICE
RBC FINCO INVITES TENDERS

RBC FINCO invites tenders for the purchase of the following:

“All THAT” piece parcel or lot of land being Lot No. 3 Block
No. 5 situate in Coral Lakes Subdivision situate in the Western
district of the Island of New Providence one of the islands of
the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. Situated thereon is a vacant

property.
Property Size: 8,559 sq, ft

This property is being sold under Power of Sale contained in a
Mortgage to FINANCE CORPORATION OF BAHAMAS
LIMITED.

All offers should be forwarded in. writing in sealed envelope,
addressed to the Manager, Royal:Bank Collections Centre, P.O.
Box N-7549, Nassau, Bahamas and marked “Tender. 8077”. All
offers must be received by the close of business 4:00 p.m., Friday
14" January, 2011.

bit of momentum last month.

er economy. ,

RBC
FINCO

NOTICE
RBC FINCO INVITES TENDERS

RBC FINCO invites tenders for the purchase of the following:

“All THAT” piece parcel or lot of land being Lot No. 266 situate in

Flamingo Gardens Subdivision situate in the Western district of the
Island of New Providence one of the islands of the Commonwealth
of the Bahamas. Situated thereon is a single family residence
consisting of (3) Bedrooms, (2) Bathrooms.

Property Size: 5,000 sq. ft.
Building Size: 888 sq. ft.

This property is being sold under Power of Sale contained in a

‘|; Mortgage to FINANCE CORPORATION OF BAHAMAS

ee

Sap Saag ER REL OAR ates

Sie

Ee

All oes should be forwarded in ict in sealed envelope, |:
addressed to the Manager, Royal Bank Collections Centre, P.O. i

‘Box N-7549, Nassau, Bahamas and marked “Tender 1523”. All
_ offers must be received by the close of business 4:00 p.m. , Friday
14" January, 201).

RBC
| FINCO
NOTICE
RBC FINCO INVITES TENDERS

RBC FINCO invites tenders for the purchase of the following:

“All THAT” piece parcel or lot of land being Lot No. 520 situate

‘in the Garden Hills Estates No. 2 Subdivision in the Southem

district of the Island of. New Providence one of the islands of the
Commonwealth of the Bahamas. Situated thereon is a'single family

_ residence consisting of (3) Bedrooms, (2) Bathrooms.

Property Size: 6,000 sq. ft.
Building Size: 1,134 sq. ft.

This property is being sold under Power of Sale contained in a [3

‘Mortgage to ‘FINANCE CORPORATION OF BAHAMAS

LIMITED.

All offers should be forwarded in writing in sealed envelope,
addressed to the Manager, Royal Bank Collections Centre, P.O.
Box N-7549, Nassau, Bahamas and marked “Tender 3551”. All
offers must be received by the close of business 4:00 p.m., Friday

14" January, 2011. .°

“NOTICE.
RBC FINCO INVITES TENDERS

RBC FINCO invites tenders for the purchase of the following:

“All THAT” piece parcel or lot of land being Lot No. 48 Ritchville
Subdivision situate in the Southern district of the Island of New
Providence one of the islands of the Commonwealth of the
Bahamas: Situated thereon is a multi family residence comprising

of a duplex appartment with each unit consisting of (2) bedrooms,

(1) Bathroom.
Property Size: 5,110 sq. ft.
Building Size: 1,654 sq. ft.

This property is being sold under Power of Sale contained in a
Mortgage to FINANCE CORPORATION OF BAHAMAS
LIMITED.

All offers should be forwarded in writing in sealed envelope, . |-

addressed to the Manager, Royal Bank Collections Centre, P.O.
Box N-7549, Nassau, Bahamas and marked “Tender 9431”. All
offers must be received by the close of business 4:00 p.m., Friday
14" January, 2011.

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AN- ENJOYABLE EVENING FOR ALL: Dr Charles Diggiss and Mrs Ciara Diggiss share a joke with

guests seated at their table at the MedNet Dinner Party at Luciano’s of Chicago. The evening was a

- real family affair.

BY ALESHA CADET
Tribune Features

Companies Dinner Party
that was recently held at
Luciano’s of Chicago as
members of the group came
together to combine
resources for a worthwhile
cause.

It was considered a family
affair during the party cele-
‘brations as Dr Charles C
Diggiss, President of the
MedNet and co-founder of
the Sister Sister Breast Can-
cer support group, made a
special presentation to the
President of Sister Sister,
Andrea Sweeting, and her
executive team. =

Dedication

“He went on to thank them
for'their dedication and com-
mitment to the organization
and the women who are
members of the group.

Mrs Sweeting was person-
ally thanked by Dr Diggiss
as she was presented with a
$100 gift from the Perfume
-Bar for her outstanding ser-
vice to the Sister Sister

. Breast Cancer Support
Group and the community.

By JEFFARAH GIBSON
‘Tribune Features Writer

NTIL hearing her story, one

will not understand where for-

mer Miss Bahamas and Miss

*Commonwealth Bahamas

Ava Burke Thompson's passion for the Heart
Foundation comes from.

She has always saluted the Heait Founda-
tion for what they have done over the years.
She believes if it wasn't for the Heart Foun-
dation, she would not be given a second
chance at life and living.

. It was little symptoms of a constant cold
and occasional fainting spells that led to the
discovery of a heart defect. And after finding
out the seriousness of her heart condition-
Mrs Burke-Thompson who was eleven years
old at the time was referred to the heart foun-
dation

The Heart Foundation in turn arranged
for her to be flown to Miami to the National

Children’s Cardiac Hospital, who suggested
immediate surgery, because of the hole found
in her heart. This surgery was delayed for two
weeks because of a heavy cold. After recov-
ering, Ava returned to Miami, and underwent
several treatments before the actual surgery,
which was performed at Jackson Memorial
Hospital by Dr James R Jude, who was a
professor of cardiovascular surgery, at the
University of Miami School of Medicine. For-
tunately the operation was successful.

Without assistance from The Sir Victor Sas-



the Christmas party began.
The Magic,Moments at ...,jyhen Pastor Arthur Evans

PRIZES AND SURPRISES: Lauren Higgs, wife of Reverend Bill
Higgs and Deirdre Armstrong, Marketing and Media Manager, the.
MedNet Group of Companies. Mrs Higgs won several prizes that
evening, including the.door prize.

enjoyed

BVO DoOLAGH



PROUD MOTHER: Ava Burke Thompson

son Heart Foundation, a non-profit organi-

sation, whose goal is to help to repair the
hearts of others, primarily children in The
Bahamas, Mrs Burke-Thompson’s surgery
would have not been possible.

"It is often said: ‘you only have one chance
at life.” However, I am proof that this is not so,
because as a child I was given a second chance,
through The Sir Victor Sassoon (Bahamas)
Heart Foundation; they have afforded many
children the opportunity to dispe] this state-
ment as a result of their generous donations of

and wife, Samantha Evans,
- lighthearted

ALL SMILES: PICTURED FROM LTO R Dr Charles Diggiss, CMO of Doctors Hospital, Helen Rolle,

Secretary of Sister Sister, Andrea Sweeting, President of Sister Sister, Mrs Sandra Ferguson-Rolle,
Vice-president of Sister Sister and Charlene McPhee, Co-founder of Sister Sister

: Band Patient Advocate at

, the Surgical Suite, a mem-

Reporter ber of the MedNet Group of
. ’ ‘Companies.

ike _ An amazing stroke of luck

IFTS poured came about at the dinner

out at the party as blessings certainly

MedNet ' flowed for Lauren Higgs,

Group of ; wife of the Reverend Bill

\oliday celebration

THE JOY OF GIVING: Dr Charles Diggiss, President, MedNet Group
of Companies, Hubert Smith, employee, MedNet Group of Compa-
nies and Deirdre Armstrong, Marketing and Media Manager, Med-

Net Group of Companies.
moments, much to the

\
ft

millions of dollars over the years," she said.

* “Prior to detecting my heart ailment marty
years ago, attending a full day of school was
highly unlikely.

“Upon discovering-the seriousness of my
heart disease, it was estimated that I would live
a mere two more years without the impending
surgery. Doctors also felt that once the
surgery was performed, I would never be able
to give birth. Today, I am a proud mother of
three fantastic, healthy and beautiful children.
Therefore, I urge you to donate to The. Sir
Victor Sassoon (Bahamas) Heart Foundation
and give another child a chance of having a full
life, like I was given. No matter how little, I
assure you, it will go a long way in saving a
child’s life and you’ll be glad you did," Mrs
Burke-Thomspon explained.

This year-marks the 50th anniversary of
The Sir Victor Sassoon (Bahamas) Heart
Foundation. ‘

It was established by Lady Evelyn Sassoon
as a living tribute to her husband Sir Victor
Sassoon.

Recognising the lack of a local heart fund,
and the lack of access to advances in heart
care, she used funds donated in her husband’s
memory to establish The Heart Foundation.
The establishment of The Heart Foundation
and Dr Maud Stevenson’s investigations into
heart problems among Bahamian children in
1962 enabled her to attract Dr Francisco A
Hernandez, the then Clinical Director of Med-
icine at The National Children’s Cardiac Hos-
pital in Miami.

Heart clinics were held bi-annually and in

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function at Luciano’s.
delight of those attending the | Samantha Evans is the Lap

Higgs, President of the
Bahamas Conference of
Methodists.

-Mrs Higgs won several

prizes that evening, includ-

ing the door prize, a painting
by a local Bahamian artist
and a gift basket from John

Bull. :

Also, Dr Nigel Johnson,
Assistant Clinical Director
of Trauma and Emergency
Medical Services
(TEMS)Ltd., and First Care
Medical Director, Architect,
Michael Diggiss, along with
Dr James Iferenta, Clinical

| Director of Tems, each-
donated $1500 dollars
towards the purchase a
painting auctioned at the
dinner party.

The proceeds from the
sale of the painting are to be
donated. to the Bilney Lane
Children’s Home and the
painting was also donated to
the Children’s Home. Rev-
erend Bill Higgs, accepted
the donation on behalf of the -
Bilney Lane Children’s
home. The painting by a
local Bahamian artist was
donated by Dr Charles C
Diggiss for the auction.



cases where services were not available lacal-
ly, children, like Ava Burke, received care in
Miami.

Since then, there have been many advances
and'developments in heart care and repair in
The Bahamas, particularly for children. To
date The Heart Foundation has helped over
4,000 patients.

However, as it has been since its inception,
The Victor Sassoon Bahamas Heart Founda-
tion remains the only source of assistance for
children who do not have medical insurance or
sufficient medical insurance coverage.

In order to raise funds to meet the demands
on the trust assets, The Heart Foundation
embraces donations and the support of the
general public. Whilst various fund-raising
activities occur, the major fund raiser remains
the annual Heart Ball.

Under the theme “Saving little hearts for 50
years, one beat at time”, the Heart Ball Com-
mittee will host the 47th Annual Heart Ball.
The Annual Heart Ball will be held, Saturday,
February 19, at Sheraton Nassau Beach
Resort.

One of the highlights of the Heart Ball is the
presentation of “The Golden Heart Award”,
which has since been renamed “The Lady
Sassoon Golden Heart Award”, in honour of
Lady Evelyn Sassoon. The deadline for nom-
inations for this award is January 14.

Over 97 cents, of every dollar raised, goes
directly to the aid of the children.

For information on ticket purchases or
donations please contact the Heart Founda-
tion at telephone number 327-0806.



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popular New Year's resolution

is the desire to lose weight.

While many are anxious to get
started, it is important that you

avoid the injuries and discomfort to our feet.

Transition

In terms of our fitness program, it is suggested

Toning muscles

-eIncreasing circulation

- eImproving posture

eHelping to reduce cellulite °

Reducing lower back pain



are fitted with the correct exer-
cising footwear for the physical activity recom-
mended in your weight loss program.

-In an article cited in the Chicago Tribune, foot
and ankle surgeons predicted an increase in foot
pain during the month of January as people try to
keep fitness resolutions. It was further suggested
that the most common problems for those who go
from couch potato to high intensity work-outs are
sore Achilles tendons, heel pain and pinched

nerves.

Foot structure

Let us reflect on the make-up of the foot, which
is a complex structure composed of bones, muscles,
ligaments, fascial structures, nerves, and blood ves-
sels. The foot must support the entire weight of the
body during walking and standing. During running
and jumping, the forces on the foot can be several
times greater than the weight of the body.

The human foot is truly a miracle of design, with
the capacity to withstand the wear and tear of thou-
sands of steps every day throughout life. Given the
change in surfaces over the past 100 years, it is
essential that we realise how important it is to get
the appropriate footwear to support the foot and

that you ease into exercise. Alternating a hard

- workout one day with an easy workout the next

day may help avoid some of the injuries associated
with a rigid workout.

Appropriate equipment

Footwear today is designed for specific activities,
having the support in the area where pressure may
be present, given that particular activity. For exam-
ple, if you are walking for fitness, then you should
purchase a 'walker-sneaker' because the pressures
on the foot would be very different than if you
were running. Similarly, many walkers complain of

“knee pains, which may be because they are using

footwear designed for other activities.

Many sports related injuries occur as a result of
extrinsic factors such as footwear and surfaces.
Sprains, heel pain, interdigital neuroma and stress
fractures of the foot are common results that ath-
letes suffer in relation to these factors. Asa result,
revolutionary footwear has been introduced to
combat many problems related to the foot.

For example, the 'Chung Shi’ line of footwear
has been scientifically designed as dynamic work-
out tools. Their unique 'rocker/roller sole' design
benefits the user by:

eStrengthening joints; and ~
eDiminishing spider and varicose veins

Avoid foot pain, seek professional help to assist
you with the correct footwear and support (orthot-
ic) to not only support your body and foot type but
to adequately off load the pressure presented by
the underlying terrain. Runners, who want to:con-
tinue running for many more years, need to ensure
that there is enough support between your foot and
the flat and hard surfaces you run on. Depending
on the activity to which you are doing, you need to
seek the appropriate footwear and support for that
purpose. A professional in the field of footwear can
help you best with your selection.

Bernadette D. Gibson, a Board Certified and
Licensed Pedorthist, is the proprietor of Foot Solu-
tions, a health and wellness franchise that focuses on
foot care and proper shoe fit, located in the Sandy- .

port Plaza, Nassau.

"The views expressed are those of the author and
does not necessarily represent those of Foot Solu-
tions Incorporated-or any of its subsidiary and/or
affiliated companies. Please direct.any questions or

comments to nassau@footsolutions.com or 327-
FEET (3338).



ALIVE

KEEPING YOUR MOUTH

\

... oral care for people with special needs

ral health is crucial

to the health and

well being of peo-

ple with disabili-
ties. Good oral health promotes
communication, good nutrition,
self-esteem and an enhanced qual-
ity of life. It can lead to a reduction
or elimination of pain and dis-
comfort. Poor oral health (bad
breath, overcrowded teeth or
unsightly decay) reduces a person's
ability to eat nutritious food,
affects self image and confidence
and causes significant pain.

A person with a disability might
not be able to communicate these
effects of poor mouth hygiene io a
caregiver and this in turn can cause
frustration and tantrums, possibly
resulting in self-harm.

The essential benefits. arising
from oral health cannot be under-
estimated.

Good oral health empowers
people with disabilities to face the

world with more confidence, pro-

moting their participation and con-
tribution.



TO DISCUSS

People with disabilities have a
distinct mouth health profile.
Research has shown that people
with disabilities are more likely to
have cral health problems and
require.more treatment than the
rest of the population. :

Children with disabilities, when
compared to children who do not
have disabilities, have 30 per cent
more untreated dental decay.

They also had more extractions
and less preventive work, such as
fissure sealants.

Adults with disabilities typically
have more missing teeth, need
more dental treatment and are 20
per cent more likely to have no
teeth at all, if they are over 55,
when compared with non-disabled
adults.

The mouth health of persons
with disabilities can be compro-
mised by general risk factors such
as tobacco use and poor dietary
practices and these habits need to
be monitored closely. Research
findings have pointed to possible
associations between chronic
mouth infections and diabetes in



this population (US Surgeon Gen-
eral's Report, 2000). The North-
ern Ireland consultation document
"An Oral Health Strategy for
Northern Ireland" (September
2004), includes a section on adults
with mental health difficulties. It
indicates that persons with dis-
abilities are at increased risk of
dental decay, gum disease and
mouth cancer due to poor oral
hygiene, a diet high in sugars,
prevalence of cigarette smoking
and the effects of medication.

Important

People with disabilities, who pre-
sent for oral health services, are
very important to their practition-
ers.

The practitioner endeavours to
provide quality service, to.a person
who may have poor understand-
ing, uncontrolled movements, lim-
ited mouth opening and poor pos-
ture. The patient may also have
limited mobility, may experience
tiredness during treatment or may
have medical problems. Com-

monly, people with disabilities may
require more specific supports and
re-orientation of practice and ser-
vice provision, in order to access
mainstream oral healthcare provi-
sion.

Critically, the issues go beyond
the basic issue of physical access to
treatment.

They include access to informa-
tion provision, communication and
attitudes. A lack of service knowl-
edge, anxious caregivers and neg-
ative oral health. staff's attitudes
including a lack of empathy and
understanding are things to be
frowned upon.

Oral health needs to become
integrated into holistic health poli-
cies and be included into general
healthcare professional training.

Presently, oral health is, for the
most part, divorced from the gen-
eral health world.

Doctors do not always think
about the oral health implications
of medication they might prescribe
and dentists do not always request
doctors’ co-management on cases,
often enough.

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The comprehensive manage-
ment of the patient with disabilities
is dependent on the revitalisation
of the Doctor-Dentist team.

If you are a patient with one or
more disabilities, your mouth
health is equally as important as

‘someone who has no disability.

Please visit your dental health care
profession for the standard of care
you deserve.

This article is for informational
purposes only. It is not intended
and may not be treated as, a sub-
stitute for professional medical/den-
tal advice, diagnosis, or treatment.
Always seek the advice of a physi-
cian or dental professional with any
questions you may have regarding
a medical/dental condition. Never
disregard professional medical/den-
tal advice or delay in seeking it
because of a purely informational
publication."

André R Clarke, DDS, MBBS
Specialised Medical Dentist





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TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2011, PAGE 11B



How to make
and keep your |

fitness New Year’s
— resolutions |



By CRAIG F WALKINE
SR Certified Fitness
Trainer (CFT)

ON AVERAGE only

our New Year's resolutions,
which include our fitness
resolutions. Most of us do
well until sometime around
the end of February or ear-
ly March, then we sputter,
lose our enthusiasm and let
our resolutions die, only to
be buried with the resolu-
tions of years past.

there are some pretty basic
strategies you need to fol-
low if you are to have suc-
cess with your New Year's
Resolutions. Do these ‘and
you'll significantly increase
your chances of carrying
out your fitness. resolutions
throughout the year:

e Choose a realistic and
achievable goal. Resolving
to lose 50 pounds with 30
days is probably not going
to happen. A more realis-
tic loss of 3 - 5 pounds per
week is probably a goal you
should aim for. When we
set unreasonable goals and
don't achieve them, disap-
pointment and discourage-
ment sets in and our reso-
lutions start to fade.

. © Develop and write out a
plan. Achieving goals and
resolutions don't happen by
accident. You have to have
a personal plan on how you
will achieve your fitness and
health goals. This will

gies you will take to make it
happen: eg I will exercise 3
- 4 times per week on Mon-
day, Wednesday, Friday
and Sunday. I will cut back
on white starches (bread,
pasta, potatoes etc.) and
sweets etc. Write it down
and you will increase your
chances of success. |

e Break your goals down
into manageable pieces. Set
smaller goals to achieve
throughout the year that
will help you ‘to reach the
big goal. For example, if
your goal is to be able to
complete 100 sit-ups in one



about 20 per cent of us keep

Fitness. experts agree that

session, your smaller goals
could be completing 20 per
session, then build up to
your ultimate goal. Even if
you don't reach you ulti-
mate goal you would have
achieved significant
progress.

Give it time: most of us
expect to lose weight and
get fit within 2 weeks,
notwithstanding it took us
two years to put on the
extra weight. It takes about
6-8 weeks to see and feel
significant changes in your
body. Learn to relax and
keep working. The changes
you desire will come.

you've lost 5 pounds, don't

ge

give yourself a piece of cake
as a reward. Instead, treat
yourself. to something non-
food related, like a mas-

" sage.

_ e All information con-
tained within this column,

is for informational pur- —

poses only. It is not intend-
ed to diagnose, treat, cure,
or prevent any health prob-
lem - nor is it intended to

‘replace the advice of a

physician. Always consult
your physician or qualified
health professional on any
matters regarding your



es ee
health or on any opinions
expressed within this col-
umn. All opinions
expressed on this site are
solely the author's.
The author operates Out-
door Fitness Bahamas OFB.
Outdoor Fitness Bahamas
offers fitness sessions, nutri-
tional counseling and moti-
vational training packed
with fun and energizing
activities designed to’ help
you reach your fitness goals.
He can be reached at 432-
4026, email outdoorfitness-
bahamas@gmail.com or
website outdoorfitnessba-
hamas.com.

include actions and strate- .

_from a fitness professional -

e Don't be too hard on
yourself. If you slip up don't
give up. Remember that if |
you overeat, miss a work-
out or are not dropping the
pounds like you expected

‘that doesn't mean trying to

reach your goal is a lost

_cause. You are still healthi-

er and more fit than when
you started. Get back on
track and go for it. No time
is a good time to give up.

e Don't go it alone!
Sometimes you need the
help of a trained profes-
sional and the encourage-
ment of a group of like-
minded people to nudge
you along. When it comes
to fitness, research studies
have shown that assistance

along with working out
within a group greatly
improves people's success.

© Reward yourself along
the way. Treat yourself to
something special once.
you've achieved a small
milestone. But, be careful
of your reward type. If









By YVETTE BETHEL

IT IS very interesting how people spend

time learning and mastering systems. First
they experience the process, exploring its
inherent strengths, understanding what the
system is designed to do. Then some people
go a little further, scouring the process for
the inevitable loopholes that were invisible
when the architects created the system.

For some, the reason behind mastering
the system is a goal of achieving profes-
sional effectiveness or personal actualisa-
tion. For others, the intent may be less hon-
ourable. Here are three ways employees
attempt to manipulate systems, finding short
cuts that impede accountability and pro-
ductivity:

1. Extra days: There are employees who
seem to disappear right after.a public holi-
day. They wait patiently for the holiday to
arrive or if they are not interested in waiting,
they obtain authorisation from a doctor for
sick days so they can abdicate their respon-
sibilities temporarily. For some manipula-

_ tors, this behaviour is beating the system.
However, they don't consider the impact of
unplanned absences on others who are left
to take on additional workload.

2. My best friend the manager: There are
employees who try to beat the system by

becoming friends with the manager. Their ©

motive is to carefully position themselves
so the manager will be lenient. The point of
befriending the manager is usually self
preservation but like any system, the sys-
tem will restore balance. This means the
work will have to be done and done properly
by. someone else. There are managers who
bring about forced balance by letting some-
one else do the work or doing the work
themselves. Others fake the appearance of





balance until unavoidable situations arise
that expose the gaps. Sometimes balance is
restored as a result of removal, termination
or transfer of the person undermining team-
work.

3. Christmas vacation: Some employers
have a policy that doesn't allow employees
to extend their vacations past December of
each year to avoid the accumulation of vaca-
tion in the upcoming year. Sometimes this
policy is coupled with another policy that all
vacations have to be taken before November
so there can be a full complement at work
during the holidays. People who manipu-
late this policy find a way to stall all year so
the company has no choice but to allow the
remaining vacation days to be taken dur-
ing the Christmas the holidays.

Five Causes for Working the System

There are various reasons why employees
seek ways to circumvent a system, seeking
shorter or easier route:

1. Laziness: One of the first assumptions
persons make about employees who work

the system

. the system is that they are lazy, Laziness is

an inherent lack of drive or motivation that
leads to low productivity. Perhaps this is
true in some circumstances, and untrue in
others.

2. Incompetence: Working the system can
also be assigned to a lack of competence.
This happens when employees go into sur-
vival mode and find ways to attain a satis-
factory rating in spite of their shortcomings.

3. Lam better than this: We cannot make
an assumption that working the system is
synonymous with laziness or incompetence.
It can be assigned to a sense of superiority
and a refusal to participate in certain tasks
because of a lack of interest or challenge.
Some take on this attitude because they
took the job for the money, not because
they were interested in a career.

4. Difficult Working Relationships: Some
people who work the system are highly com-
petent and demonstrate a lack of interest
because of a difficult working relationship
either with a difficult manager or executive
or a belligerent coworker, intent on sabo-
tage.

5. Entitlement: Entitlement is a sense that
someone has a right to a benefit, whether or
not they actually do. In the context of work-
ing the system, entitlement attitudes can
cause employees to take liberties they think
they have a right to because of a notion of
being short changed.

Unfortunately, there are productive
employees who make every effort to follow
the rules while observing the chosen few
flagrantly bending the rules. In some cases,

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productive employees may eventually adopt
a detached attitude of “If you can't beat
them, join them” or “there is no point”.
However, thére is also the risk that if good
workers become despondent, they will look
for another job because their work ethic
dictates productivity.

Everyone we encounter has an agenda
driven by a value system.

Whether the agenda is one based on
integrity or dishonesty, selfishness or altru-
ism, it is an agenda.

Working the system is usually perceived as
a self-centered agenda because it usually
benefits the person initiating the manipu-
lations. However, there are altruistic per-
sons who manipulate systems so the greater
good can be served.

Thomas Sowell, an economist, political
commentator and author once said, “One of
the sad signs of our times is that we have
demonised those who produce, subsidised
those who refuse to produce, and canon-
ised those who complain.” —*

When there are persons working the sys-
tem for personal gain, let us be careful not to
demonise the producers but instead, focus
on finding ways to stimulate and engage
persons intent on working the system and
stimulate their productivity.

Yvette Bethel is CEO of Organizational
Soul, an HR Consulting and Leadership
Development company. If you are interest-
ed in exploring how you can enhance your
team, you can contact her at
info@orgsoul.com.







THE TRIBUNE

Bahamian artists, writers
and readers gather for
launch of poetry book

By ALESHA CADET
Tribune Features Reporter

HE POINCIANA Paper

Press, last week was excited to
present Nicolette Bethel’s new book,
“Mama Lily and the Dead.” In a col-
lection of poems reminiscent of the
Bahamian storytelling tradition of oral
histories, Nicolette paid tribute to the
resilient island women from genera-
tions past through the resonant story of
her own grandmother.

Bahamian artists, writers and avid
readers all gathered at The Hub art
gallery in Downtown Nassau where
the readings began around 7.30 pm,

followed by a brief Q and ‘A discus-

sion. The poems were presented in a
hand-bound book with a letterpress-

printed cover, in an edition of only 200,

. copies. :

Nicolette Bethel, who's best known ©

as an established Bahamian playwright,
poet, fiction writer, essayist, and cul-
tural activist, was pleased to read from
the collection of poetry that she’s been,
working on for many years.

Before reading her enchanting
poems, Ms Bethel explained: “The sto-
ry goes that my grandmother had her
fortune told when she was a young girl.
The Obeah woman said, ‘I see a black
» cloud over that girls’ head. She will

‘bury her husband and all of her chil-
dren.’ And she did.”

Poinciana Paper Press was also
pleased to present a book from Christi |
Cartwright, called “Surfer’s Choice.”.

‘In this gripping short story told in
- lulling prose, the protagonist teeters
between land and water, past and pre-
sent, life and death, all during the single
most important day of his life. The sto-
ry is presented in an elegantly hand-
bound book with a letterpress-and
’ silkscreen-printed cover, in an edition
of only 100 copies.
~ Though Christi’s work has previous-
ly appeared in the online literary jour-

nal Tongues of The Ocean, Surfer’s
Choice i is her first book. Mire

Led by Sonia Farmer, the Poinciana
Paper Press is dedicated to preserving
the voice of Caribbean writers in limit-
ed-edition, hand-made chapbooks and
broadsides.

An array of printmaking, ‘paper-mak-
ing, letterpress-printing and-book-bind-

-ing techniques are utilised for each

book. Though it’s been a nomad press
for two years, Ms Farmer is finally
establishing it at home in The Bahamas.

Ms Farmer has already produced
chapbooks by writers Obediah Michael
Smith and Keisha Lynne Ellis, as well

as an anthology of writing and artwork ..

under the theme A Sudden and Violent

“Change for.a show she co-curated with

Jonathan Murray at The Hub.

In an interview with Tribune Woman, ©

Ms Cartwright said: "Sonia Farmer was
the only editor who didn’t want to
change my story, she didn’t find the
beginning controversial. ’m thankful
she let-my work be true to itself.”

“J encourage people to not be afraid
to write a bad story, it is like exercising
a muscle, as long as you exercise a mus-
cle it is going to get better,”.she said.

Ms Farmer is working on future pro-
jects with Obediah Michael Smith and

Angelique Cartwright, as well as gath- -

ering submissions for another antholo-
gy, a collection of six-word stories from
writers in all parts of the Caribbean.

Speaking on her projects, she got a
chance to chat with Tribune Woman,
saying: “I’ve been studying these: art
forms for years now in New York and
in London, and I think it’s time to take
the plunge.”

Both of the beautiful hand-bound
and limited-edition books by Nicolette
and Christi were available for purchase
at $15 each or two for $25 at the

_release.

They will become available in book-
stores shortly, or by contacting Sonia
Farmer through the Facebook fan page
for Poinciana Paper Press. :

‘Usa Thin *

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n an unprecedented
decision, the
Bahamas Association
of Athletic Associa-
tions (BAAA) select-
ed top junior athlete Shaunae
Miller, as the Athlete of the
Year for her stellar gold

medal and record-breaking,

performances in 2010.

The 16-year-old 11th grad-
er at St Augustine’s College
was presented the prestigious

Charlie Major Sr award by

- Charlie Major Jr and Andrea
Charlton during the BAAA
luncheon at the Sheraton
resort, Cable Beach, Sunday.

NP Basketball

Club Yuletide
tourney
individual

awards

THE New Providence Bas-
ketball Club's Yuletide Tour-
nament concluded at’ the
Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium
Friday.

The following players cart-
ed off the individual awards:

Most blocks - Erwin Lewis
(Eight Mile Rock) 19.

‘Most rebounds - Erwin
Lewis (Eight Mile Rock) 48

Most assists -. Khristen
Francis (CI Gibson) 26 - -

- Most steals - Kenneth Pratt
(RM Bailey) 28 3

Most points - Rashad Ingra-
ham (CI Gibson) 110

Most valuable’ player
(MVP) - Gabi Laurent

Coach of the Tournament -
' Mario Bowleg (CC Sweeting)
All-Tournament Team One
Erwin Lewis (Eight mile

Rock); Steven Smith (Eight .

Mile rock); Kristen Francis
(CI Gibson); Rashad Ingra-
ham (CI Gibson);: William
Rigby (CI Gibson); Ramon
Dames (Eight Mile rock);
Kenneth Pratt (RM Bailey);
Deshan Taylor (RM Bailey);
Roosevelt Whylly (CC Sweet-
ing); Gabi Laurent ce
Sweeting).

All-Tournament Team :

Two
Loran Taylor (NGM
Major); Tamar Carey

(Galilee); Zhvargo O'Brien
(Jack Hayward); Ashanteo
‘Colebrooke (Anatol
Rodgers); Delano Forbes
(Teleos Baptist Academy);
Alcott Cox (Teleos Baptist
Academy); Bail. Johnson
(Agape); Royce Jenoure
(Agape); Shevaz Rolle (Faith
Temple); Giovanni Bethel
(RM Bailey).

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Miller not only got the No.1
ranking in the women’s 400

metres with her victory at the .

IAAF World Junior Champi-
onships in Moncton, Canada,
but she also posted a national
junior record and was the
gold medallist at both the

Carifta Games and CAC ©

Junior Championships where
she established a meet record
as well.

Those feats helped her to
also cart home both the Dian-
na Lynn Thompson Junior
Female Athlete of the Year
and the Anita Doherty Junior
Female Track Athlete of the
Year awards. —

But her biggest triumph
came in her victory over Don-
ald Thomas, the CAC and
Commonwealth Games gold
medallist and IAAF Conti-

‘ nental Cup silver medallist

and Chris ‘Fireman’ Brown,

the [IAAF World Indoor 400

metre gold medallist, at the
year-ending gala awards cele-
brations, ©

“I was excited that I won,

but I was a little shocked,”

‘ said a soft-spoken Miller. “I
-Just have to keep my head

high’ and just continue doing
what I. have been doing. ’'m

going to go out and try my .

best to do it again this year.”

Her coach, Dianne Wood-
side, said the feat is just the tip
of the iceberg. “She had a
very productive year. I think
she deserves it,” Woodside
said. “She has the World

-Youth Championships in

France. She is very young, so
we won’t put any pressure.on

‘her for’ World Champi-

onships. But if she’s ready,

she will go to it too.”
Woodside, by the way, was

named thé Henry Crawford

Coach. of the Year, an

achievement she shared with

her Club Monica athletes.
“I’m quite honoured. It’s

not something that I expected,

Patrick Brice off to Providence [
College on 1 athletic scholarship

/ THERE’ S no greater feel-

ing for a coach when he can
see one of his protégés excel
to the next level.

For Stanford: Davis, that
was the case over the Christ-

-mas holiday weekend when

the star player of his D’Stan-
ford Sporting Ministries,
Patrick Brice, was able to
complete the necessary paper-
work to head off to Canada to
continue his education.
Brice, who helped Davis’
New Breed basketball team
win the first St Paul's Baptist

_ Church sponsored Deacon

Eddie ‘Marker’ Rahming bas-
ketball championships at
Freedom Park in Fox Hill,
headed off td Providence Col-

Beach Goi Wharf), F Fin-
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TOP ATHLETE OF 2010: Shaunae Miller (centre), a learn 11th grader of St Augustine’s College, was presented the Charlie Major Sr award
by Charlie Major Jr (right) and Andrea Charlton during the BAAA luncheon at Sheraton resort Sunday.

out on top,” said Woodside, ~
who also serves as ‘the presi-

dent of the revised Bahamas
’ Track and Field Coaches
‘Association.

Michelle Cumberbatch, one
of those athletes who was
nominated for the senior

female athlete of the year as .

well.as both the collegiate
female athlete and female
track athlete of the year,.con-

lege on an athletic scholar- .

ship.
Davis said the Providence

College coach was following ©

the progress of his New Breed

team and was so impressed .
with Brice’s performance as -

the most valuable player in
their two-point victory over
Macedonia Baptist in the

. finals of the Deacon Eddie .
’ Rahming tournament.

After watching his dreams
of playing basketball at a
higher level put-on ‘hold, Brice

was waiting for a call from the ’

Royal Bahamas Police Force.

However, he got.a new lease

on life when lie was awarded
the scholarship.

Davis said he remembered
how he shared the news with
Brice that he jumped for joy,
packed his bags and is now in
Canada.

The move, according to
Davis, was a step in the right

‘direction for the Fox Hill
‘ sporting programme because

despite all of the negative

‘gratulated her former Ste7
-Augustine’s College team-.’

mate.
“Although I didn’t win, I

think Shaunae deserves it. -

She competed very well,” said
Cumberbatch, who inked her
name in the record books in
the women's 400 hurdles.

““T did a lot this season, but:
she definitely did some big-
ger things. So I just want to.

FOX HILL MP Fred Mitchel presents Patrick Brice with his MVP. -

congratulate her and:‘hopé:she

_can continue to do-.well.I, .
- hope to use her as my inspi-

ration.” fae

‘Miller’s parents, May and
Shawn, have been her great-
est supporters. “I feel proud
as a parent. She'was awarded
the Athlete of the Year over
all of the elite athletes we
have in. this country as a
junior,” May stated. “I just



award at the Deacon Eddie 'Marker' Rahming Basketball tourney. At

right is Rahmning:

publicity surrounding the
youths and violence, there is
still a lot of hope.

Brice is one of the many
players that Providence: Col-:
lege was interested in acquir-

“ing. He thanked both Davis

and his high school coach
Harcourt McCoy of Doris



SENATOR Jacinta Higgs presents a donation to Patrick Brice. At left
is Stanford Davis, his coach. His mother is on the right.

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Johnson High School for the .

role they played as father-fig-
ures in his life.
Davis says D’Stanford

Sporting will continue to
make the change in the lives *

of the young people in Fox
Hill. He announced that they
intend to launch the Laverne
Eve Sporting scholarship fund
to assist in some of the fund-
raising efforts.

Eve is a long-time national
javelin record holder who has
represented the Bahamas at
various international meets.

The D’Stanford Ministries
is also scheduled to hold a
fund-raising dinner in Febru-
ary. “We are a people that
with our mouth say that we
are interested in helping our
young people, but we place
more finances on the rehabil-
itative and prison pro-
grammes rather than preven-
tive measures and community
efforts,” Davis said.

He wished the Bahamas

_ and Bahamians everywhere a

very pleasant and prosperous
new year. ;

Rupee continue to do
well and she continues to
remain healthy. That’s our
major priority for her right
now.’

St Augustine’ s College was
well represented by its princi-
pal, Sonia Knowles, vice prin-:
cipal Benedict Dorsett and
head coach of the track team,

SEE page 2E

VOLLEYBALL

NPVA ACTION | ©

WHEN the New Provi-
dence Volleyball Associa-.

| tion resumes its 2010/11

season after the Christmas
break, the final four games
in the regular season are
slated to take place at the
D W Davis Gymnasium
this week. !

On Wednesday, the sea-
son is expected to resume
at 7:30pm with the Cham-
pions. taking on the Vix-
ens in the women’s open- |
er. That will be followed
by the men’s feature con- -
test at 9 pm between the
Technicians and the
Defenders.

On. Friday, the. Vixens: |.
are-all set to take on the
Truckers in the final game
in the women’s division at ”
7:30pm. That is to be fol-
lowed by the final game in
the men’s’ division
between the Defenders .
and the Intruders at 9pm.

. On Sunday, the best-of-
three playoffs are sched-
uled to get underway with
the pennant winners tak-
ing on the fourth place fin-
ishers in both the women
and men’s divisions. The
sécond and third place fin-
ishers in both divisions are
to begin play on January
12:



TRACK

BAAA ODD

DISTANCE MEET

FRESH of their annual
year-ending awards lun-
cheon for the 2010 season
on Sunday, the Bahamas

SEE page 2E





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Bahamas’ 16-and-under girls eliminated in fastpitch tourney

THE Easton Foundation Youth
World Cup staged at the Interna-
tional Softball Federation’s world

headquarters complex in Plant City, -

Florida, nears its completion. How-
ever, the Bahamas has been elimi-
nated.

The 16-and-under girls” fastpitch -

tournament consists of 23 teams rep-
resenting eight different countries
and runs through January 5.
In their final contest, Puerto Rico
‘dominated the Bahamas, 21-0, to
advance to the following round
against Korea.
‘The Bahamas was eliminated from

‘Shaunae Miller

FROM page 1E

William ‘Knucklehead’ Johnson, in show-

ing their support.

- “She’s a fine young lady and we wish
her the very best. We know that she will
continue to do very well,” Dorsett stated.
“T know her achievements will encourage
the other athletes as our programme con-

tinues to move forward.”

Many anticipated that Thomas would |
have clinched the overall title, including his
mother, Pamela Thomas, who represented
her son, who was in Auburn with his wife
Crystal and their son, DeShawn, preparing

for the upcoming season.

“T think he had a great achievement.
she stat-
ed. “I’m a bit disappointed that he didn’t

He worked very hard this year,”

win it, but someone has to win it.”
Under the theme:

iap by Kevin ‘Gun’ Curry.

In other honours, Christine Amertil, the

“Celebrating Our
Youth in Athletics,” the event honoured
the ‘Golden Girls’ — Eldece Clarke,
Sevatheda Fynes-Coke, Chandra Sturrup,
Pauline Davis-Thompson and Debbie Fer-
guson-McKenzie — for their 4 x 100 relay
gold medal performance at the 2000
Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia.
There was a replay of their stunning vic-
tory over the United States which was
shown on two giant screens. Fynes-Coke,
Sturrup, Davis-Thompson and Ferguson- ©
McKenzie were all present. While they
presented some of the awards, they. also
received special crystal plaques from the
BAAA and a flag used during the victory

the tournament and really was out of
this game quickly.
Puerto Rico struck for four runs in

the top of the first inning and then |

doubled that amount in the secgnd
before pouring it on with nine runs
in the third.

They had 20 hits in the three-

, inning game (shortened due to the

run-ahead rule) and the Bahamas
had just one.

Four Puerto Rico players had
three hits each, including designated
hitter Dayanira Diaz, who drove in
and scored three runs.

The Bahamas went 0-4 in pool

play and were relegated to the losers
bracket in the following round.

In their first game, in a battle of
international teams who went head-
to-head, Puerto Rico downed the
Bahamas 15-0 in a game shortened
by the international run-ahead rule.

It was only 1-0 after the first
inning, but the winners got five more
runs in the top of the second and
nine in the top of the third while set-
ting down all nine Bahamas batters
in order — seven by strikeout — over
the game’s three innings.

Six different players had two hits
each for Puerto Rico, including

BAAA AWARDS LUNCHEON

silver medallist at the LAAF World Indoor :* 02:

Championships, was named. the Senior

Female Athlete of the Year.

Amertil also was presented with the .
bronze medal from the Commonwealth
Games by Roy Colebrooke, one of the
Bahamas Olympic Committee’s vice pres-
idents after she moved up from fourth due
to a disqualification of one of the medal-

lists.

Sheniqua Ferguson and Demetrius Pin-:
der, both off to school, were named the
Collegiate Female and Male Athletes of ©
the Year as well as the Collegiate Track
Athletes, of the Year. The Collegiate
Female and Male Field Athletes of the
Year winners were Gabrielle Nixon and

Jamal Wilson.

Stephen Newbold took home the Errol
Bodie Junior Male Athlete of the Year
‘ and the Basil Neymour Junior Track Male
Athlete of the Year, while Raquel
Williams won the Ronald Cartwright’s:
Junior Female Field Athlete of the Year
and Lathone Minns got the Keith Parker
Junior Male Field Athlete of the Year.

“Tt feels good because it shows that hard
work does pay off,” Williams said. “I
thought Carlene Johnson was going to get
it because of her gold medal at Carifta.
But I was very surprised that they gave it

fo me.”

The Antela Rolle Youth Female Ath-
lete of the Yéar was Danielle Gibson and
Daron Young took the Youth Male Ath-

fete of the Year.

“Tt feels good. All of ie hard work and
the long training has finally paid off,” said
Gibson, a 14-year-old 10th grader at SAC.
“I expected that I would win it because
of the things I achieved. But this only
means that I have to work harder this

year.”

Gibson said she was shocked.when she
heard Miller won the Athlete of the Year,
‘ut she is hoping to use her achievement as
an inspiration for her.as she continues with
' her career.

Andre Colebrooke won the Sir Dur-
ward Knowles Family Island Athlete of
the Year and Angela Cherilus and Leonar-
do Forbes were the Female and Male
Cross Country Athletes of the Year. Ray
Hepburn was awarded the Roderick

Simms Official of the Year award.

All of the athletes, who competed on

- he 10 national teams that represented the
Bahamas during the course of 2010, were.
ionoured, the majority of whom were pre-

sent to receive their plaques.

Among those present to help give out
the awards were Minister of Education
Desmond Bannister, Timothy Munnings,
the new director of sports, sponsor Craig
Flowers of FML, Ken Stuart, president of
the Grand Bahama Athletic Association,
Dianne Miller, secretary of the BOC and
Keri Hilson, American R&B singer-song-

writer.

Before the night was over, Blackberry
phones courtesy of BTC were presented to
Chandra Sturrup, Nivea Smith (through
Ken Stuart), Donald Thomas (through his
mother) and Amertil for qualifying for the
IAAF at the BAAA Nationals. Andretti -
Bain also got one in advance of the lun-

cheon.

NEW DIRECTOR: Timothy Munnings, the new director of
sports, presented some of the athletes with their awards.

Games.

Kiara Resto, who had three RBI.

In their second matchup, Manito-
ba - 2, Canada posted a big 12-1 vic-
tory over the Bahamas. It was the
Bahamas taking a 1-0 lead in the
bottom of the first inning, but after
that it was all Manitoba.

The Canadians scored three times
in the second and six in the third,
taking advantage of a game total of
eight errors by the Bahamians.

Four different Manitoba players
had two hits each and pitcher Mia
Gautron had 12 strikeouts in five-
and-a-third innings to pick up the
win.

In game three Manitoba -1, Cana-
da won 11-3 over the Bahamas.
Manitoba got to work quickly, scor-
ing six times in the top of the first ©
inning when they sent 10 batters to
the plate.

An RBI triple in the bottom of
the first got the Bahamas on the -
board, but the Canadians added two
more runs in their next at-bat, and
then sealed the deal when they
scored three times in the top of the
sixth.

Winning pitcher Sydney Loewen
struck out seven batters in six
innings.





‘GOLDEN GIRL’ Chandra Sturrup (right), Eldece Clarke, Sevatheda Fynes-Coke, Chandra Sturrup, Pauline Davis-Thompson and
‘Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie were honoured for their 4 x 100 relay gold performance at 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia.



MEDAL GLORY: Christine Amertil, senior female athlete of
the year, with her bronze medal from the Commonwealth

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tion of Athletic Associa-
tions (BAAA) hosted its
annual year-ending awards
luncheon at the Sheraton
resort, Cable Beach, on
Sunday.

The following athletes
carted off the top awards:

Shaunae Miller - Charlie
‘Major Sr. Athlete of the
Year

Christine Amertil -.
Senior Female Athlete of

the Year 4
Donald Thomas - Senior
Male Athlete of the Year

Sheniqua Ferguson -
Collegiate Female Athlete
of the Year

Demetrius Pinder - Col-
legiate Male Athlete of the
Year).

Gabrielle Nixon - Colle-
giate Field Athlete of the
Year —

Jamal Wilson - Celie
giate Male Field Athlete
of the Year

Sheniqua Ferguson -
Collegiate Female Track
Athlete of the Year

Demetrius Pinder - Col-
legiate Male Track Athlete
of the Year

Shaunae Miller - Dianna
Lynn Thompson Junior
Female Athlete of the
Year :

Stephen Newbold -
Errol Bodie Junior Female
Athlete of the Year

Shaunae Miller - Anita
Doherty Junior Female
Track Athlete of the Year

Stephen Newbold - Basil
Neymour Junior Track
! Male Athlete of the Year.
’ Raquel Williams -
! Ronald Cartwright's

Junior Female Field Ath-
lete of the Year
Lathone Minns - Keith
: Parker Junior Male Field
:.- Athlete of the Year
i Danielle Gibson -
Angela. Rolle Youth
Female Athlete. of the

Year
Daron Young - Youth
Male Athlete of the Year

Andre Colebrooke - Sir_ -
Durward Knowles Family
Island Athlete of the Year

: Angela Cherilus -
{ Female Cross Country
: Athlete of the Year

Leonardo Forbes - Male
Cross Country Athlete of
the Year

Dianne Woodside -
Henry Crawford Coach of
the Year

Ray Hepburn - Roder-
ick Simms Official of the
Year

FROM page 1E

Association of Athletic
Associations is preparing
to kick off its 2011 season.

It is slated to begin lpm
Saturday at Thomas A
Robinson Track and Field
Stadium when athletes will
compete in the Odd Dis-
tance Meet.

The event is geared for
athletes to compete in
events that they would not
normally compete in dur-
ing a regular track and
field meet.

It is designed for events
such as the 75, 150, 300,
600 and 1,200 metres on
the track and field events

| that allow athletes to use a
shorter approach or few-
er throws.

Following the meet, the
BAAA family, including
executives, coaches and
athletes are to assemble at
Christ Church Cathedral
for their annual service at
9am.



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~ LOCAL SPORTS



Cobras win title

By BRENT STUBBS
Senior Sports Reporter
bstubbs@tribunemedia.net

THE C C Sweeting Cobras, one
of the three teams still undefeated
in the Government Secondary
Schools Sports Association (GSS-
SA), pulled off a big mid-season
victory as they triumphed past the
visiting Eight Mile Rock Bluejays.

In what could be a prelude to a
potential showdown in the post-
season of the prestigious Hugh
Campbell Basketball Classic, the
Cobras showed that they intend
to be a team to reckon with this
year as they pulled off an 82-77
decision over the Bluejays Friday
in the Providence Basketball Club
senior boys tournament, spon-
sored by Phil’s Food Services, at
the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium.

The game followed the third
place match-up between the other
two undefeated teams in the GSS-

SA with the highly favoured RM-

Bailey Pacers holding off the tour-
nament hosts C I Gibson Rattlers
103-93.

Organiser Kevin ‘KJ’ Johnson
said the tournament, which pro-
vided an avenue for the players
to stay sharp during the. Christ-
mas break, was another success

and they are already looking for- »

ward to this year's event.

“All of the top four teams
played extremely well,” he said.
“RM Bailey, who has’a very good
team this year, managed to beat us
(C I Gibson) and CC Sweeting, a
very well coached team, beat
Eight. Mile Rock, one of the top
teams in the nation and a well
coached team as well. The better
team tonight, C C Sweeting, won,”
he said.

“As a committee, we will sit

down and evaluate all of the things
that we need to do to get better.
We want to make sure that bas-
ketball gets to the level that it
ought to be in this country.”

Cobras 82, Bluejays 77

While they never led after
falling behind in the first quarter,
Eight Mile Rock put up a gallant
come-from-behind effort, but C C
Sweeting was just a little bit hun-
grier down the stretch.

Gabi Laurent, named the most
valuable player, came through
with nine points in the second
quarter as the Cobras rallied from
a 23-19 first quarter deficit to surge
ahead 44-40 at the half before he
added 11 in the third quarter as
they pushed their lead to 61-54.

Roosevelt Whylly also con-
tributed 26, while Patrick Dean
had nine and both Keiron Pratt
and Leon Saunders chipped in
with eight in the win for C C
Sweeting, who advanced to the
final with an 85-73 upset win over
R M Bailey.

“We know that Eight Mile
‘Rock is a well coached team and
they were going to be in the
game," said Cobras’ coach Mario
Bowleg, who admitted that the
key was how well they played in
the third quarter.

“I told my guys that if we didn’t
make a run in the third quarter,
we would have been in a dogfight.
They did that and we were able
to pull away. But in the fourth
quarter, Eight Mile Rock was able
to come back, but we were able
to hold them off.”

Bowleg said he’s confident that
the win will boost player morale
for his Cobras as they prepare for
the second half of the GSSSA sea-
son, where they are currently
_ undefeated at 6-0, and ultimately
another‘run at the Hugh Camp-
bell title in the process.



WINNERS: CC Sweeting Cobras and coach Mario Bowleg (third from left) with their awards after winning the Providence

Basketball Club’s senior boys’ title.

CCS HNO sepinees
BAST



RUNNERS-UP: Eight Mile Rock Bluejays’ coach Quinton ‘Three Ounce” Hall (left) with his players after they finished as

runners-up in the tournament.



THIRD PLACE: The RM Bailey Pacers, coached Py Nigel Ingraham (third from
right), finished third.

Erwin Lewis, the best big man
in the tournament, showed his
strength as he mustered up a game
high 32 points with Justin Smith
adding 15, Ramon Davis 12 and
Steven Smith 10. But it wasn't
enough to keep them winning
after turning back CI Gibson 90-79
in the semifinal.

“C C Sweeting is a really good
team and they matched up really
well against us,” said Bluejays'
coach Quinton ‘Three Ounce’
Hall. “My boys played their hearts
out and that was all I expected
from them. It’s a loss, but I can
feel good going back to Freeport
and coming back for the Hugh
Campbell Tournament.”

Hall, who has recently been
named the junior boys national
coach and will join Bowleg as
assistants on the men’s national

' team, admitted that the officiat-

ing could have helped them out a
little.

“Tt’s not about the refs, but it is
all about the players,” he said. “I
may argue about it on the side-
lines, but it is what it is on the
court. The kids still have to’go out
there and play basketball.”

Pacers 103, Rattlers 93

They missed the opportunity to
get into the final, but short-hand-
ed RM Bailey didn't let the third
place trophy slip away from them
as well.

Kenneth Pratt, the tournamen-

t’s steals leader, poured in a game
high 29, Deshan Taylor had 21,
Geovano Bethel 17, Kenrico
Lockhart 16 and Majorle Ingra-
ham had 13 as the Pacers pulled
away from a 21-21 first quarter tie
to go up 43-37 at the half and they
never looked back.

“Right now, most of the boys

are on punishment so we’re try-
ing to let them see that it’s not
just playing basketball, but also
getting their education,” said RM

-Bailey’s coach Nigel Ingraham.

“Some of them are academically
ineligible, so right now we only: :
have seven and we will play with
those seven.’

Ingraham, whose Pacers are still
undefeated at 4-0 in the GSSSA
regular;season; said his team has a
lot of heart-and:that will be the.
key to. their success the rest of the"
way.
Rashad Ingraham, the tourna-

_Ment’s scoring champion, canned

25, assists leader Khristen Fran-
cis helped out with 16, William
Rigby had 14, Lamont. Armaly 12.
and Oral Rahming 10 in the loss
for CI Gibson.

Bluejays 90, Rattlers 79

Ramon Dames and Justin Smith
provided a 1-2 punch with 28 and
21 points respectively, while

Steven Smith had 12, Erwin Lewis _

11, Rashawn Burrows nine and °:

Antonio Joseph eight in the final:

four win for Eight Mile Rock:
Kristen Francis scored 22,

My projections
for year 2011

ByBRENTSTUBBS _ STUBBS

IT’S only a matter of @
hours before we pull down
the curtains on 2010 and
usher in 2011.

What a year it has been
for sports in the Bahamas. §

We’ve seen the tremen- |
dous achievements of our
athletes, coaches and offi-
cials both on the local and
international scene that
one can only wonder if it
can get any better.

The end of the year is ~
always a time for us to
reflect on our past accomplishments and
look ahead to the future with great antici-
pation.

This is also a time for me to make some
projections on my outlook for sports in the
new year.. ; aah
' Hereit goes: ..

Now that he has’ gotten a date finalized
again, Sherman ‘the Tank’ Williams will pick
up his biggest victory in his career with a
decision over former world heavyweight
champion Evander ‘the Real Deal’ Holy-
field.

The January 22 victory will set the stage
for what will be an even more spectacular
year for other professional fighters such as
Meacher ‘Pain’ Major, Jermaine ‘Choo
Choo’ Mackey and Taureano ‘Reno’ John-
son as they benefit from the publicity. .

Marathon Bahamas, set for January 16,
will provide the biggest boost for the local
scene as quite a number of other events,



OPINION

_ including a Bahamas Ironman Triathlon, as

organisers take advantage of the tranquility
that the Bahamas provides.

The completion of the National Stadium
by the Chinese will transform the Queen
Elizabeth Sports Center into a venue that

will bring a number of sporting personalities,
inchiding Usain Bolt, who will be used to

test the conditions of the track that will be
the envy of the entire region.

"THe new stadium will also help to boost

the success of the Bahamas’ team at the 2011
Daegu IAAF World Championships in Ath-
letics as there will be at least four champions
crowned, including another version of the
“golden girls.”
The Bahamas will advance out of the
American Zone III Davis Cup tie as the

youthful team, led by Devin Mullings, will

prevail, while Mark Knowles will have a
banner year, getting back into the top five’
rankings in doubles.

For the first time in a long time, the
- “Bahamas Basketball Federation will finally :
be able to lure the majority of the top pro-

‘fessional and collegiate players to play on the

men’s and women’s national teams.

In the process, the Bahamas will have one
of. its best showings ever at the Caribbean
5 oe eS thanks in' part
;, to the efforts of the new coaching staff who |

â„¢ were able to convince the players that things

will only get better for them in the future.
With a couple. players knocking on the
door, look for at least one player to secure a

~ spot on the roster of a National Basketball

Association (NBA) team and for Devard
Darling to return to the National Football
League (NFL).

Team sports such as volleyball and soccer
will.also have some success this year, while
our young golfers will be back for a better
showing when they head the Bahamas’ team

“at the Caribbean Amateur Golf Champi-

. onships.
‘Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace’s bronze

‘medal at the FINA World Short Course

Championships will provide the impetus for

William Rigby had 20 and Oral. »sthesBahamas Swimming Federation to .

Rahming 14 in a losing effort for: Cc.
I Gibson.

Cobras 85, Pacers 73

‘Roosevelt Whylly’s 9 and
Keiron Pratt’s 18 came in at the
appropriate time for C C Sweeting
in their final four win. Patrick
Davis added 12, Gabi Laurent 11
and Elvano Miller 10.

Kenneth Pratt had a game high
33 in a losing effort for R M Bai-
ley. Kenrico Lockhart scored 16
and Majorle Ingraham contributed
14.

receive a couple final spots in the FINA
World Championships as a couple more
swimmers qualify for the Olympic Games.
And finally, I. predict that the Bahamas
will produce its best showing ever with the
largest. team ever selected at the Pan Amer-
ican Games, which will be one of the biggest

- highlights for 2011.

Sounds like a lofty agenda for the year.

But if we can achieve half of these pre-
dictions and pull off some of the other feats
that I haven’t even mentioned, I will be quite
content with our sporting year. Happy new

' year.

Holyfield vs. ‘Tank’ set for January 22

By RENALDO DORSETT
Sports Reporter
rdorsett@tribunemedia.net

A LONG series of setbacks
appears to be nearing an end
for the Bahamas’ leading pro-
fessional fighter as the long
awaited star-studded bout
against a boxing icon appears
to have finally reached a
solidified date.

After three postponements
and delays, the fight between
Sherman "Tank" Williams
and Evander Holyfield is now
scheduled to take place on
January 22 at the Greenbrier
Resort in White Sulphur
Springs, West Virginia.

The 12-round bout for the
World Boxing Federation's
heavyweight title was origi-
nally scheduled for Novem-
ber 5 in Detroit, Michigan.

‘However, setbacks have
marred the:schedule since the
original announcement.

The fight promoter,
Olympia Entertainment, did
not specify a reason for can-
celing the fight other than to



EVANDER HOLYFIELD

say it was "due to unforeseen
circumstances."

Since its original date, the
fight has been postponed to
November 5,12 and Decem-
ber 9, reportedly all related
to lagging ticket sales and the
lack of a television deal.

“Obviously, I'm very dis-
appointed because we alreacy
had so many weeks of train-
ing, and the absdlute worst
thing you can do as a fighter is
overtrain," Williams stated.
"We were peaking right



SHERMAN WILLIAMS

before November 5 and then
we heard they wanted to
make it to November 12, and
now that December 9 is out
of the window we have anoth-
er date, it is just a frustrating
situation.

“Tam not happy with it at
all because this is boxing. This
isn't basketball. The mental
part of it is the most difficult
part. It's hard to get up, put in
the road work at 5:30am, get
punched around in sparring
and then do it continuously

only to have your fight
delayed time and time again.”

A disappointed Williams
speculated on the reason for
the delay in the Holyfield
camp. "Well, it is boxing so
there is a lot of talk, and a lot

- of rumors going around but

no concrete reason has been
given for the delay. I know
that he was looking beyond
me and looking forward to a
fight’ with one of the
Klitschko brothers.

"As November drew closer,
I think his camp realizes that
they signed up for a real fight
and Holyfield has his hands
full. They said they had some
issues in their training camp
and there was also some
issues with FoxSports.Net, the
television station that is sup-

posed to be hosting the fight,"

he said. "But what I heard
from good sources is that he
just started training for the
fight last week, so perhaps it
is just a matter of his camp

being ill-prepared and trying

to play mind games."
The 38-year-old Williams,

who came from humble
beginnings in Grand Bahama
where fighting at Hawksbill
High was his introduction to
the sport, is nine years
younger than his 47-year- -old
legendary rival.

Williams told a gathering
of local sporting dignitaries
and political figures that he
intends to stop Holyfield in
the seventh round.

"For the delays to come
continuously have been a bit
disappointing. We have been
going hard at it in training
camp and actually when we
neared the time for the origi-
nal date in November, I was
almost peaking in prepara-
tion for a fight that was sup-
posed to be held in just a few
weeks," Williams said. "So I
was forced to extend my
training almost two months."

The 5'11" Williams has
compiled a 34-11 record with
19 knockouts. He is coming
off a loss on points to Manuel
Charr on October 10, 2009,
in Stadthalle, Rostock, Meck-
lenburg-Vorpommern, Ger-

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many.

Prior to that, Williams was
riding a nine-win streak with
his last decision coming on
December 12, 2008, when he
won on points over Andrew
Greeley at the Bourbon
Street Station in Jacksonville,
Florida.

In Holyfield, Williams will.
be facing a 6-2 1/2 American
who has a 43-10 record with
28 KOs. Holyfield, 47, will be
defending his WBF title that
he won with an eight round
TKO over Francois Botha at
the Thomas & Mack Center
in Las Vegas, Nevada, on
April 10.

Holyfield, the former
undisputed world champion,
has had victories over
Michael Dokes, Alex Stew-
art, James Buster Douglas,
George Foreman, Larry
Holmes, Riddick Bowe and
Mike Tyson.

“For me it is bigger than
this fight,” Williams said. “I
am just using Holyfield for a
stepping stone to get to where
I want to be in my career.”





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INTERNATIONAL SPORTS

‘National Basketball Association HIGHLIGHTS |

Gay scores 27, Grizzlies
rout the Lakers 104-85

By GREG BEACHAM
AP Sports Writer



FACE HIT: Lakers forward Lamar Odom, top, hits Memphis Grizzlies forward Rudy Gay in the face as ‘ie

go after a rebound in the first half of Sunday’s game.in Los Angeles.

By The Associated Press. ®

TORONTO (AP) — Paul

Pierce scored 30 points, Ray
Allen had 23 and the Boston
Celtics beat the Toronto Rap-
tors 93-79 on Sunday night..

Glenn Davis added 15
points, 11 rebounds and eight
assists as Boston won for the
10th time in 11 meetings with
Toronto.

~Pierce was disappointed
with himself after scoring just
12 points and making a sea-
son-high six turnovers in Fri-
day's 83-81 loss to New
Orleans. He made up for that
by hitting 10 of 15 shots, sev-
en of eight free throws and
grabbing seven rebounds to





NBA CAPSULES



help Boston snap a two-game
losing streak.

DeMar DeRozan scored 27
points, Joey Dorsey had 13
points and 13 rebounds, and
Amir Johnson had 10 points
and 10 rebounds for the Rap-

tors, who have lost 11 of their -

past 14.

Hawks 107, Clippers 98

LOS ANGELES (AP) —
Joe Johnson scored 11 of his
29 points in the fourth quar-
ter, Josh Smith added 22 and
Atlanta rallied for the win.

Johnson, who returned to

NBA Standings

By The Associated Press





All Times EST"
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WwW L Pct GB
d-Boston 25 Ty 781 —
d-Miami 26 9 .743
d-Chicago 22 10 688 3
Orlando 21 12 .636 4
Atlanta 22 14 611 5
New York 19 14 576 6
Indiana 14 18 438 11
’ Milwaukee 13 18 419 11
Philadelphia - 13 20 _ 394 al,
Charlotte 11 20 355 13
Detroit 11 22 333 14
Toronto 11 22 333 14
New Jersey 9 25 .265 17
Washington. 8 24 .250 17
Cleveland 8 26 235 18
WESTERN CONFERENCE
W L Pct GB
d-San Antonio /29 4 .879 —
Dallas 25 8 758 «4
d-L.A. Lakers 23 11 .676 6.
d-Utah 23 11 .676 6
Oklahoma City - 23 12 .657 7
Denver 19 13 594 9
New Orleans 20 14 588 9
Portland 18 16 529 11
Houston 16 17 485 13
Memphis 15 19 441 14
Phoenix 14 18 .438 14
Golden State als 20 394 16
L.A. Clippers 10 24 294 19
Minnesota | 9 25 205 20
Sacramento. — ah 24 226 21

d-division leader



(AP Photo)



the lineup on Dec. 17 after
missing nine games following
right elbow surgery, was 7 for
20 from the field after going
18 of 51 over his previous
three games. In Friday's loss
at Oklahoma City, the four-
time All-Star guard missed 14

of 20-attempts — including all »

six from 3-point range. Smith
was 5 for 14 after missing his
first eight shots.

Clippers rookie Blake Grif-
fin scored 19 of his 31 points
in the first half and pulled

, down 15:rebounds for his 27th
double-double and 21st in a -
tow. Baron Davis had 15

points and five assists.

Knicks 98, Pacers 92

NEW YORK (AP) —.

Amare Stoudemire scored 26
points, including six of New
York's last seven points, and
Danilo Gallinari had 19 to
lead the Knicks.

Danny Granger had 25

points and 17 rebounds, and
Darren Collison had 22
points, six assists and five
rebounds for the Pacers, who
lost for the fourth time in
their last five games.
- Fhe Knicks trailed 87-84
early in the fourth quarter,
but Toney Douglas and Wil-
son Chandler each made a 3-
pointer to give New York a
90-87 lead.

Indiana's James Posey
answered with a 3 of his own,
but Raymond Felton made
one of two free throws to give
New York a 91-90 lead.

Mavericks 104, Cavaliers 95
CLEVELAND (AP) —
Shawn Marion scored 22

_ points and DeShawn Steven-

son added 21, helping Dallas
end a three-game skid.

The Mavericks, playing
without starting forwards
Dirk Nowitzki and Caron
Butler, used a balanced
attack. Jason Terry scored 18
points, Tyson Chandler added
14 points and 14 rebounds,
and Jason Kidd had 10 points
and eight assists.

Antawn Jamison led Cleve-
land with a season-high 35
points, and Ramon Sessions
added 19.

The Cavaliers have lost sev-
en straight and 17 of 18. Point
guard Mo Williams returned
after missing two games
because of a strained hip.
Cleveland played without two

LOS ANGELES (AP) —
Rudy Gay and the Memphis
Grizzlies didn't get overly
excited about beating the Los
Angeles Lakers so thorough-

ly that the Staples Center

crowd booed.its two-time
champions off the court.

The Grizzlies were just
pleased they had seized their
second chance for a fresh start
to the new year.

Gay scored 27 points, Zach
Randolph added 21 points
and eight rebounds, and the
Grizzlies roared away in the
second half for a 104-85 vic-

tory over the lifeless Lakers

on Sunday night.

One day after a rough loss
at Utah, and four days after
losing to the NBA-worst
Sacramento Kings, the Griz-
zlies' blowout had their bench
standing in celebration for
much of the second half.

"Whenever you play good
basketball, things like this
happen,"
most of the past three days
off in bed with a stomach
virus. "It's just like any other

team. Every other team in

this league is looking at them
like they're just another team
to beat. With all due respect
to them, they're a great team,
but I felt that we came out
here and played great bas-
ketball."

O.J. Mayo scored 15 points
for the Grizzlies, who made a
19-4 run in the third quarter
to take a'17-point lead. Los
Angeles never threatened to
get back in it despite a 21-
point second half by Kobe
Bryant, and the Lakers were
left wondering how the Griz-
zlies are just 15-19 after losing
to Memphis twice in less than

said Gay, who spent.

five weeks.

"We feel like we can play
with anybody, and we should
have a better record than we
have," said point guard Mike
Conley, who had 12 points
and six assists. "We've laid
eggs here-and there, but we're
working hard to become a
more consistent team."

Gay hit two 3-pointers,
repeatedly scored in transi-
tion and punctuated his night
with a steal and a dramatic
dunk with 6:40 to play. Ran-
dolph went 9 for 17 in the low

post to win his matchup with.

Pau Gasol, who had 10 points
and eight rebounds.

Champs

"Coming out like this
against the world champs
should really motivate us to
keep playing hard and win-
ning," Randolph said. “This is
really how we've got to play
in the new year."

Bryant scored 28 points for.

the Lakers, who have lost
three of their last four home
games — all three by at least
16 points, with a narrow New
Year's Eve win over Philadel-
phia in between — and four
of six overall.

Los Angeles still leads the '

woeful Pacific Division by
eight games, but the Lakers

have looked decidedly: aver-,
age for most of the past two -

weeks. The Lakers made 20
turnovers and trailed by 26
points in the fourth quarter,
eliciting boos from the fans
who didn't leave early.
Although Bryant earned
yet another technical foul for
a post-basket outburst, he
seemed more clinical than

‘emotional afterward.

"We didn't execute well;

and defensively we were





DUNK: Raptors' DeMar DeRozan (10) scores as Boston Celtics’ Ray
Allen trails in first-half game action in Toronto Sunday.

starters, center Anderson
Varejao (broken cheekbone)

‘and guard Daniel Gibson

(bruised thigh).

Grizzlies 104, Lakers 85

LOS ANGELES (AP) —
Rudy Gay scored 27 points,
Zach Randolph added 21
points and eight rebounds,
and Memphis pulled away in
the second half.

O.J. Mayo scored 15 points
for the Grizzlies, who
bounced back from two losses
to wrap up their three-game
road trip with a stunningly
easy blowout of the two-time
defending champions.

The Grizzlies made a 19-4
run in the third quarter to
take a 17-point lead, and the
Lakers. never threatened to
get back in it despite a 21-
point second half by Kobe
Bryant.

Bryant scored 28 points for
the Lakers, who have lost
three of their last four home
games — all three by at least

(AP Photo)

16 points — and four of six
overall.

Trail Blazers 100,

Rockets 85

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP)
— LaMarcus Aldridge had 25

points and 11 rebounds, Nico-

las Batum added a season-
high 21 points ‘and Portland
won its eighth straight at
home.

Patrick Mills had a career-
high 14 points, five assists and
five steals for Portland. Wes-
ley Matthews added 14 and
Marcus. Camby had 13
rebounds and season-high
eight assists.

Kevin Martin had 15 points
to lead the Rockets, who were
held well below their season
average of 106 points per
game. Courtney Lee added
12 points. Luis Scola, Aaron
Brooks and Chase Budinger
each had 10.

Portland, on its longest win-
ning streak at home since a
12-game run from Jan. 24 to

poor," Bryant said. "We've
just got to come out focused
and ready to play. It's tough
when you have to try to
regenerate that energy every
single night. It starts individ-
ually. You have to look at
yourself and try to find things
to get you going. Right now
we can't beat anybody, but
we'll be fine."

Andrew Bynum had nine
points, 11 rebounds and five
blocked shots for the Lakers,
but Memphis scored 28 fast-
break points and repeatedly
beat Los Angeles down the
court.

Los Angeles appeared
exhausted at times during its
fourth game in six days, and
it's a problem that's only
going to get worse. The Lak-
ers are early in a stretch of 15
games in 25 days, and they
won't get consecutive days off
again until Jan. 22-23.

"We're not really playing
together, and as a result, it's
costing us," Bynum said.
"Right now, we've got to be
concerned. We have to be. ...
Good teams are looking at us
like we're soft."

Memphis took a nine-point
lead at halftime and then took
control with a 19-4 run late
in the third quarter after
Bryant shot the Lakers back
into it with 17 third-period
points. Bryant was visibly
frustrated, slapping the back
of a seat in anger when he
came out of the game in the
third. The crowd agreed with
its boos.

Gay scored 10 points in the
first quarter for the Grizzlies,
pushing them to an early lead.
Randolph scored 15 first-half
points on 7-for-10 shooting,
and Memphis closed the sec-
ond quarter with a 10-2 run to
take a 48-39 lead.

March 9, 2009, is 12-3 at the
Rose Garden this season.

Kings 94, Suns 89

SACRAMENTO, Calif.
(AP) — DeMarcus Cousins
scored 13 of his career-high
28 points in the fourth quarter .

_and Sacramento closed with
‘a 19-2 run.

Francisco Garcia had 20
points and 11 rebounds and
Omri Casspi added 14 points
and 10 rebounds for the
Kings. Carl Landry had 11
points and 12 rebounds.

Sacramento won for the
second time in three games
and improved the NBA's
worst record to 7-25.

Steve Nash had 20 points

‘and 12 assists for the Suns,

but was held scoreless in the
fourth quarter. Vince Carter.
had 17 points and Marcin
Gortat added 16.

schedule

Tuesday’s Games
Milwaukee...
at Miami, 7:30pm
San Antonio
at New York, 7: 30pm
Toronto
at Chicago, 8pm

_ Oklahoma City
at Memphis, 8pm
Portland ,
at Dallas, 8:30pm
Atlanta
at Sacramento, 10pm
Detroit
at L.A. Lakers, 10:30pm

Wednesday’s Games
Toronto

at Cleveland, 7pm
Chicago at

New Jersey, 7pm
Milwaukee

at Orlando, 7pm
Washington

at Philadelphia, 7pm
San Antonio

at Boston, 7:30pm
Charlotte

at Minnesota, 8pm
Golden State

at New Orleans, 8pm
Portland

at Houston, 8:30pm
Atlanta at Utah, 9pm
Denver at L.A. Clippers,
10:30pm

L.A. Lakers

at Phoenix, 10:30pm

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By The Associated Press

‘YEP, those were champi-
onship hats the Seattle Sea-
hawks were wearing. |

Nope, they aren't ashamed
one bit.

The Seahawks became the
first NFL division winner with
a losing record — that dates
to 1933, folks — when they
beat St. Louis 16-6 on Sun-
day night. At 7-9, they are
NFC West champions, while
two 10-6 clubs (Tampa Bay
and the New York Giants)

_ are out of the postseason.

Apologize for their for-
tune? Forget it.

"It just shows that no mat-
ter what happens through an
awkward year, if a team sticks
together they can have a shot
at the end to accomplish what
they talked about in the
beginning," safety Lawyer
Milloy said. "We know it was-
n't pretty getting here, but
what we talked about was
right there at the end and we
took advantage of it. Nobody
can take that away from us."

Indianapolis tied an NFL

‘record with its ninth straight
playoff berth by beating Ten-
nessee 23-20 on Adam
Vinatieri's 43-yard field goal
as time expired. The Colts
(10-6), host the wild-card Jets

(11-4), who routed Buffalo .

_ 38-7, next Saturday night.
Atlanta secured home-field

advantage throughout the _

playoffs, winning the NFC
South by defeating Carolina
31-10. The Falcons (13-3) get
a bye next week, as do the
NFC North champion Bears
(11-5), who fell at Green Bay
10-3, giving the Packers (10-6)
a wild-card spot.

’ Green Bay visits Philadel-

phia (10-6), the NFC East
champ, next Sunday after
AFC West winner Kansas
City (10-6) hosts Baltimore
(12-4). =
Along with Atlanta, teams
with byes are New England,
- which finished a league-best
14-2; Pittsburgh (42- 4); and
Chicago.
Failing to make the hay:
offs in the NFC were the
. Giants and Buccaneers, the
first time since 1991 that a 10-

6 team didn't get in from the

NFC.

Seahawks 16, Rams 6

At Seattle, both teams fin-
‘ished 7-9 in the mild, mild
West, with Seattle getting the
nod thanks to a 4-2 division
record. St. Louis was 3-3.

Making his second career
start, backup quarterback
Charlie Whitehurst threw a
4-yard TD pass on Seattle's
first possession, and Olindo

Mare kicked three second-_

half field goals. A defense that
yielded at least 34 points. in
three straight losses was stingy

against Rams rookie quarter-::

back Sam Bradford and 1,000-
yard rusher Steven Jackson.

Colts 23, Titans 20

At Indianapolis, Peyton
Manning threw two touch-
down passes before Vinatier-
i's clutch kick. The Colts tied
Dallas' NFL record for con-
secutive playoff appearances
as Manning set the single-sea-
son record for completions
with 450. .

Tennessee (6-10) lost eight
of its last nine. Chris John-
son, a 2,000-yard rusher a year
ago, ran 20 times for 39 yards
and finished with 1,364.

Falcons 31, Panthers 10

At Atlanta, the Falcons
earned their first division title
since 2004. Matt Ryan passed
for 236 yards with TDs to
Tony Gonzalez and Roddy
White, and Eric Weems
scored on a 55-yard punt
return.

Carolina (2-14) had a weak
finish to an awful season
under coach John Fox as the
league's worst offense was
held without a touchdown
until the final minute. The
Panthers announced Friday
that this was Fox's last game
as coach.

Steelers 41, Browns 9
At Cleveland, Ben Roeth-

lisberger threw two touch-.

down passes, including a 56-
yarder to Mike Wallace on
his first pass.



- National Seer League HIGHLIGHTS

Seahawks, Colts, Falcons
and Steelers win titles



FLIP SIDE: Tennessee Titans fullback Anmard Hall (top) flips over iicianapoli Colts cornerback Justin i fiyon as linebacker Tyjuan Hagler runs
up to the play in the third quarter of Sunday’s game in Indianapolis. The Colts defeated the Titans 23-20.

Wallace had three catches -

for 105 yards.
Browns coach Eric
Mangini's record has been 5-

. 11 in each of his two seasons.

On Monday, he's scheduled
to meet with team president

Mike Holmgren.

Packers 10, Bears 3

At Green Bay, Wis., Aaron
Rodgers' 1-yard touchdown
pass to tight end Donald Lee
gave the Packers the lead, and
their defense held on to clinch
a wild card.

The Packers trailed 3-0 at

halftime and were tied going
into the fourth quarter with
the Bears, who didn't have
anything to play for in terms
of playoff seeding, but still
played to win with their
starters.

Patriots 38, Dolphins 7
At Foxborough, Mass.,
Tom Brady threw two touch-
down passes to cap a record-
setting season as New Eng-
land won its eighth straight.

The game meant nothing in
the standings. Still, Brady
played into the third quarter
and finished with 36 touch-
downs passing and four inter-
ceptions. He extended his
NFL records to 335 straight
passes without an intercep-
tion and 28 cohsecutive regu-
lar-season wins as a starter at
home.

The Dolpkins (7-9) lost for
the fourth time in five games,
jeopardizing the job of coach
Tony Sparano.

Ravens 13, Bengals 7

At Baltimore, Ed Reed had
two interceptions and Ray
Lewis recoyered two fumbles,

part of an opportunistic -

defense that carried Balti-
more.

Ray Rice scored on a 7-

yard run and Billy Cundiff
kicked two field goals for the
Ravens, who forced five
turnovers to offset the 395
yards in offense amassed by
the Bengals (4-12).
Cincinnati coach Marvin

Lewis' contract ran 1 out with -

the loss.

Jets 38, Bills 7

At East Rutherford, N.J.,
Mark Brunell threw two
touchdown passes in relief of
Mark Sanchez, Joe McKnight
ran for a career-high 158
yards and the Jets' defense
dominated.

Having already clinched a

postseason spot, New York ~

sat a handful of starters,
including LaDainian Tomlin-
son and Darrelle Revis, but
still earned the fourth 11-win
season in franchise history —
and first since the 1998 team.
went to the AFC champi-
onship game.

Buffalo finished 4-12, out
of the playoffs for the 11th
successive season.



- UPENDED: Rams’ Danny Amendola is upended on a punt return

against the Seahawks in the second halt of Sunday’s game in Seattle.

The Seahawks won 16-6.

Buccaneers 23, Saints 13

At New Orleans, Josh Free- .
man passed for two touch--
downs and 255 yards, with a.

2-yard scoring strike to Dez-
mon Briscoe in the back of
the end zone, and an 18-yard
TD to Mike Williams on

fourth-and-short. Connor .

Barth hit three field goals as
Tampa Bay. finished off a
sharp turnaround from 3-13.

Raiders 31, Chiefs 10
At Kansas City,:Mo.,
Michael Bush rushed for 137

yards and ‘a touchdown and

(AP Photo)

short-handed Oakland won
to gain an unenviable NFL
distinction.

‘The Raiders (8-8) finished
6-0 in the AFC West, the first
team since the 1970 merger
to go unbeaten in the division
and not make the playoffs.
The AFC West champion
Chiefs were 2-4 in the divi-
sion.

Two of Oakland's-best
players, running back Darren
McFadden and Pro Bowl

_ defensive tackle Richard Sey-

mour, were inactive because
of injuries. But the Raiders

(AP Photo)

dominated in just about every -

way while handing the Chiefs
their first-home loss.

Cowboys 14, Eagles 13
At Philadelphia, Stephen

McGee threw a 4-yard touch-

down pass to Jason Witten
with 55 seconds left. Michael
Vick and nearly every starter
didn't play in a game that had
no effect on Philadelphia's
playoff positioning.

The Cowboys (6-10) were
playing for jobs next year, and

‘the win might convince owner

Jerry Jones to have Jason
Garrett stay on next season
after going 5-3 as interim
coach. :

Giants 17, Redskins14___.
_At. Landover, Md., Giants

co-owner John Mara-said_._

coach Tom Coughlin will
return after a game in which
end Osi Umenyiora caused
two of the defense's four take-
aways for the visiting Giants.
Umenyiora tied an NFL

record with 10 forced fumbles -

in a season.
Rex Grossman threw for

.336 yards for the Redskins,

who finished 6-10. Washing-
ton went 2-6 at home, its
worst mark since 1994.

’ Texans 34, J aguars 17

At Houston, Arian Foster

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ran for 180 yards to capture
the NFL rushing title. Foster
finished with 1,616 yards rush-

-ing, the highest single-season

total for an undrafted player,
as Houston went 6-10.

The Jaguars (8-8) couldn't
overcome the absence of their
top two offensive players.
Quarterback David Garrard
had ‘finger surgery Thursday
and Pro Bowl running back
Maurice Jones-Drew sat out
with a right knee injury.

Lions 20, Vikings 13
_ At Detroit, Brett Favre
stood in street clothes on the
sideline in what likely was the
final game of his 20-season
career, watching the Lions (6-
10) win their fourth straight.

The Vikings (6-10) closed
out a lost season by putting

‘the three-time MVP quarter-

back on the inactive list
because of a concussion, with

: rookie Joe Webb making his

second start.

After the game, Favre said
it'was time for him to call ita
career. The Lions tripled last
season's win total‘and closed
with their best finish since
1995. Shaun Hill threw for 258
yards and a touchdown for
Detroit.

49ers 38, Cardinals 7
‘At San Francisco, Alex

’ Smith threw a 59-yard touch-

down pass to Vernon Davis

‘in what likely. was the quar-

terback's final hurrah with the
49ers.

Smith, the 2005 No. 1 over-
all draft pick. who will become
a free agent, threw for 276
yards and two TDs overall
and the Niners (6-10) made
interim coach Jim Tomsula a
winner in what will probably
be his only game coaching the
team. -

Tomsula was promoted
from his defensive line duties
after.coach Mike Singletary
was fired following a loss last
week.

Larry Fitzgerald had-2 a 10-
yard TD reception from John
Skelton among his 11 catches
for Arizona (5-11). -

Chargers 33, Broncos 28
At Denver, rookie Ryan
Mathews ran for three scores

“and Nate Kaeding kicked four

field goals for San Diego.
Mathews topped 100 yards for
the first time, gaining 120 on

‘26 carries and scoring on runs

of 27, 12 and 31 yards..

The Broncos (4-12) closed
out the season with more than
11 losses for the first time in.
club history, but secured the
No. 2 overall pick in the April
draft behind Carolina,

San Diego (9-7) missed the
playoffs after winning the
AFC West title tie past-four
years.





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packing (7)

5 Abad time to sell wild
plums (5)

8 Going close to breaking
the law (9)

9 Girl to take your hat? (3)

10 Sounds like the end
of the story (4) ,

12 MP’s excuse for absence
is weakened (8)

14 Shut up (6)

15 Paradoxically sinks
money in a new
company (6)

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anywhere (3-2-3)

18 Side of fresh meat (4)

21 Animal seen in the
menagerie (3)

22 Engaged in current
affairs? (2,3,4)

24 Praise for former duty
we hear (5)

25 Number in coma
possibly wandering
around (7)



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Apart, 10 Prisons, 11 Poor relation,
13 One-way, 14 Sprout, 17 Paving
stones, 20 Silence, 21 Image, 22
Deal, 23 Staggers.

Down: 1 Dear, 2 Abalone, 3
Entertaining, 4 Espied, 6 Maori, 7
Disunite, 8 Disapproving, 12

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18 Villa, 19 Sews.

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Lout-of a sort (3)
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-worker.— a relative (4)
Variation in game puzzles
people (6)
Sallying out in a
remarkable way (8)
- The printer draws his
capital from it (5,4)
A deity father’s seen
around Eastern temples (7)
I'll get him prepared for
publicity’s glare (9)
Disposal of property not
subject: to tax — it’s
voluntary (4,4)
Smoke and produce an
angry reaction (7)
Unrestrained desire to
get on (6)
Operatic heroine many
imitate (5)
It describes time
at school (4)
We would shortly be
married (3)

Yesterday’s Easy Solution:

Across: 1 Once-over, 5 Harp, 9
Slant, 10 Prevail, 11 On ones
uppers, 13 Filthy, 14 Please, 17
Ugly customer, 20 Involve, 21
Odium, 22 Eire, 23 Amethyst.

Down: 1 Oust, 2 Channel, 3 Out
in the cold, 4 Expose, 6 Aware, 7
Polished, 8 Keep a lookout, 12
Effusive, 15 Amenity, 16 Esteem,
18 Lever, 19 Omit.





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TODAY'S TARGET
Good 17; very good 26; excelient
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elute evaluate laureate fure fute
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5 Brisk and
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8 Frank (9)
9 Bit of private
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10 Flightless nocturnal
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12 By instinct (8)
14 Informal (6)
15 Country of east
Europe (6)
17 Of late (8)
18 Speak irritably (4)
21 Division of
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24 Perfunctory (5)
25 Unsteady with
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dummy, so you will be able to take
only two finesses. The question,
therefore, is whether it is better, after
taking the ace of clubs, to finesse in
trumps or diamonds. It is true that
South might have either king, and to
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chance of winning. But insofar as
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another trump, planning to repeat the
diamond finesse later. If the diamond
finesse loses at trick two, you can
still get home safely if South started
with the singleton or doubleton king
of spades.
The decisive factor is that a tramp

‘finesse at trick two does not neces-

sarily make the slam even if it suc-

‘ceeds, because South might have

four or five trumps to the king, while
the diamond finesse virtually guaran-
tees the slam if South has the king.

2, Draw three rounds of trumps
and cash the ace of spades, discard-
ing a club from dummy, Then play a
diamond to the king, and if both
opponents follow suit, the contract is
assured, Continue with the jack and,
if South follows low, finesse:

If the jack wins, you make at least
12 tricks, while if it loses, the slam is
still certain, since North must next
either return a club into your A-Q or
hand you a ruff-and-discard,

If South shows out on the jack of
diamonds, you are still in good
shape. Simply win the jack with the
ace and concede a diamond to North,
forcing him to make the same losing
return.

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INTERNATIONAL SPORTS

Venus looks eeeeutee eae

si. | No marathon: Isner beats
injury-tree | Mahut in just 90 minutes —

season
By ALEXANDRA WILLIS

HONG KONG (AP) — Associated Press
Venus Williams says she's
looking forward to a healthy
season for herself and sister
Serena after an injury-
plagued year for the siblings.

Serena missed the rest of
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Mattek-Sands had given the Amer-
icans a 1-0 lead by defeating former
top-ranked junior Mladenovic 3-6, 6-3,

6-1. The 56th-ranked Mattek-Sands,
dressed in black knee-high socks and Tsonga makes

baske ball shoes, recovered from drop- ‘ °
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TSONGA (AP Photo)

PERTH, Australia (AP) — No
marathon tennis match this time. John
Isner defeated Nicolas Mahut 6-3, 7-6
(5) Monday at the Hopman Cup in
the first rematch since their 11-hour
epic at Wimbledon.

ping the opening set against the 301st-
ranked opponent.
In the third set, Mladenovic received





play Dutch qualifier’ Thomas
Schoarel:

won a combined 20 Grand
Slam singles titles.

bledon in July because of a Isner overcame Mahut in 90 min- treatment for a knee injury. Mattek- DOHA, Qatar (AP) —
cut on her right foot. She is utes to give the US an insurmount- Sands, who replaced the injured Sere- = Third-seeded Jo-Wilfried
still recovering and will miss able 2-0 lead over France. The match na Williams, then cruised to the win. | ~~ Tsonga began his season with
the Australian Open, which lasted 9 hours and 161 games less than y "She came out crushing the ball," crushing 6-2, 6-0 win over
starts on January 17. their previous record-breaking = Mattek-Sands said. "She wasn't afraid | Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo of
e bl. d : encounter. JOHNISNER — (AP Photo) ' to come in and take balls on the rise, : Spain in the first round of the

Wim edaon The Wimbledon match, the longest . which is normally my game. Toward Qatar Open. ;
in professional tennis history, stretched _ finish it in two," Isner said. "For the _ the end of the second set and the third, | . Tsonga had not played
After Wimbledon, Venus over three days and finished at 70-68 first match of the year, J was pretty I switched that around and started | since October because of a
only played at the US Open in the fifth set. pleased with how I played. coming in more.' _ | knee injury, but he showed
because of a bothersome left The 19th-ranked Isner started "I got on top of him early in the The US and France are in Group _—=iN0 Signs of rust as he broke
knee. strong, breaking Mahut immediately first set, he picked up his game inthe _B along with Britain and Italy. | Serve three times in each set
Venus will compete this and holding firm to take the first set. | second, but I stayed the course with Italy's Potito Starace and Francesca ‘tO complete a one-sided win.
week in an exhibition tour- Mahut, who replaced the injured mine. I didn't get to break, but fortu- Schiavone defeated Britain's Andy Also Monday, defending
nament in Hong Kong. She Gael Monfils, improved in the second, nately for me I came up with my best Murray and Laura Robson inthe | champion N ikolay Davy-
said Monday that the sisters hitting just four unforced errors to the serves. It's always an honor to share _ deciding mixed doubles match 6-7(1),. | denko of Russia eased past
will "reunite as a doubles American's 20. But he could not make the court with him." 7-6 (6), 7-6 (2) to advance with a 2-1 | ~—- Fabio Fognini of Italy 6-1, 6-4.
team pretty soon." She any inroads on Isner's serve. In the Later, Isner teamed up with win. Top-ranked Rafael Nadal
added her younger sister is tiebreaker, Isner converted his oppor- Bethanie Mattek-Sands to secure a 3- Schiavone beat the 16-year-old Rob- . opens against Karol Beck of
n "very good spirits." tunity. 0 victory for the United States, beating son 7-5, 6-3 in singles to give Italy the Slovakia today. Two-time
The Williams sisters have "Had I lost that second set it might Mahut and Kristina Mladenovic 2-6,6- early lead before Murray opened with | champion Roger Federer will

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Report: Ronaldinho may end 10-year stint in Europe

By TALES AZZONI
Associated Press



SAO PAULO (AP) — Ronald-
inho is reportedly negotiating a
return to. Brazil from AC Milan, with
three top clubs lining up to sign him.

The 30-year-old Ronaldinho is in.

Brazil and his brother and agent
Roberto Assis said Flamengo,
Gremio and Palmeiras are trying to
sign the player. Assis told GloboEs-
porte.com on Sunday that a deal is
expected within a few days.

Assis said he met with the clubs'

representatives and is analyzing their
offers. :

"We don't know what's going to
happen yet, but we want him playing
_in Brazil again," he told the web-

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Ronaldinho left AC Milan's train-
ing camp in Abu Dhabi on Friday
and was authorized to travel to
Brazil to negotiate his future even
though he is still under contract with
the Italian club.

Milan coach Massimiliano Alle-
gri said Sunday that Ronaldinho had
made.a decision to "change his life,
go back to Brazil."

Ronaldinho has only made seven
starts for AC Milan in Serie A this
season and seems set to follow the
likes of Ronaldo and Adriano in
returning to Brazil.

Ronaldinho won consecutive
FIFA World Player of the Year
awards in 2004 and-2005 while with
Barcelona and led the Spanish club

to the Champions League title in
2006. He also helped Brazil win the
2002 World Cup.,

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After leaving Barcelona to join
AC Milan in 2008, Ronaldinho
struggled at the Italian club. He also
had a poor showing for Brazil at the
2006 World Cup and has played
infrequently for the national team.
He missed the World Cup in South
Africa.

Financial details on the terms BE
Ronaldinho's potential transfer have
not been disclosed. All three Brazil-
ian clubs say they are seeking part-
nerships with sponsors to have
enough money to afford the forward.

Ronaldinho has previously
expressed a desire to play for Fla-
mengo, Brazil's most popular club.
Former Brazil teammate Adriano,
who helped Flamengo win the
Brazilian league last year after leav-
ing. Italian side Inter Milan, said he
had spoken to Ronaldinho about his
decision.

"T told him that sometimes it's
important to follow his heart," Adri-
ano, back in Italy with AS Roma,
told Brazilian media.

Gremio is the team where Ronald-
inho started his career in 1998.
Palmeiras, an eight-time Brazilian
champion, is coached by Luiz Felipe
Scolari, who worked with the player
when Brazil won the 2002 World
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Chelsea seeks title
salvation against
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By ROB HARRIS

‘AP Sports Writer
LONDON (AP) — Still

reeling from conceding a late
equalizer to Aston Villa,
Chelsea must avoid slipping
up again against another rel-

egation-threatened club when

the champions face Wolver-
hampton on Wednesday.

Despite manager Carlo.
Ancelotti maintaining that

Chelsea is improving, the
team has won just two of its
last eight Premier League
matches and has slipped from
top to fifth. '

i 89th-minute goal, but amid
the celebrations Ciaran Clark.
“leveled for Villa to secure a io ;

3 draw.
"We are improving and we,

can save something this sea-

son," Ancelotti said. "We lost
confidence because the hard .

moment was too long, but I
think we are improving."

Chelsea will face a Wolves
side that pulled off a surprise
1-0 win at Liverpool on
Wednesday but slumped to a
2-0 defeat by relegation rival
West Ham ‘at the weekend
and is now bottom of the
standings.

game in hand.

"First, they have to win
(their matches)," Ancelotti
said.,"Second, I think that the
gap is not a light gap at this
moment, but everything is
open again. Obviously, we
have to beat them (United)
here, and we can say some-
thing again about the title."

Manchester rivals United
and City remain locked at the
top of the standings on 41
points although Alex Fergu-
son's side has played two few-
er games aad has a superior
goal difference.

United hosts Stoke on

for a physical encounter at

Old Trafford.

-"You know you're in for a
battle when you play Stoke
and you have to win that bat-
tle and earn the right to play,"

some players who like to
attack and Tony Pulis does-
n't like his'side to sit back.
We expect them to come and
have a go at us."

City faces a tough test of its
title credentials Wednesday
at Arsenal, which beat
Chelsea at the Emirates Sta-
dium last Monday and
responded to a 2-2 draw at

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Birmingham at the weekend.
Arsénal is only two points

behind City in third having

played a game less and won 3-

i» 0 at Eastlands in the reverse
fixture in October.

"After the Chelsea game
the team was on a‘high
because we got that burden
out of the way," Arsenal man-
ager Arsene Wenger said.
"After we were quickly down
again because we dropped
two points against Wigan, but
I am pleased we were quickly
back up again.

"This team could see the
positive effect of the Chelsea
win. It was there for all to see

' Fletcher said.."They have ©

Wigan by winning 3-0 at .

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on Saturday, You can see we ~

have the belief in our game
now. That is what will make
the title race really interest-
ing. wu

Tottenham has made that
race even more interesting by
rattling off three successive
victories over Christmas and
New Year to sit fourth in the
standings.

Spurs goes to Everton on
Wednesday enjoying an 11-
match unbeaten run in all
competitions.

"It's been a fantastic week,
nine points," Spurs manager
Harry Redknapp said. "Nine
points is a great return for us
and keeps us right in amongst
that top group."

Liverpool is more accus-
tomed to be battling at the
top rather mat languishing in
ninth.

But going into Wednes-

day's match at Blackburn, a 2- ~

1 victory over Bolton on Sat-

urday eased some of the

immediate pressure on man-
_ ager Roy Hodgson.

"We are pleased for the
fans, the owners and the man-
ager but we have all got to
stick together and kick on
from here, it can't be a false
dawn," said Joe Cole, who

netted Liverpool's winner on -

Saturday.

Some of the heat is also off ;

Aston Villa manager Gerard
Houllier following the draw
at Chelsea.

"We showed character, we
showed bravery, we didn't
bottle it, we played," said
Houllier, whose side hosts
Sunderland on Wednesday.

West Ham and Wigan, who
are both directly below Villa
and just above the bottom
three on 20 points, are also in
action on Wednesday.

West Ham goes to Newcas-
tle and Wigan is at Bolton,
which is riding high in sev-
enth. While Wolves must tan-
gle with Chelsea, the two oth-
er clubs in the relegation zone
have an easier task on paper,
with Fulham hosting West
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This commercial building is in fop shape and is
strategically focated on the corner of Montrose
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useable. space and completely renovated, this
building has a main ‘entry porch, a reception area,
6 private Office areas - 3 upstairs and.3 downstairs,
kitchen, lunch room, storage area, private parking
and central a/c. Floors are tiled.

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#564918: 3bd/3bth: $3,500 P/M

Enjoy the lifestyle of Paradise_Island without
sacrificing on space or amenities! This 1,800 sq. ft.
townhouse is located in a gated property with
standby generator, swimming pool and sundeck.
Features include open kitchen, master suite with
large walk-in closet.and jetted tub, full size washer
and dryer, recessed lighting, large storage room
and a private patio overlooking the pool.

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#564920: 4hd/3bth: $1,250,000

Lovely canal front property with 105+/- ft of canal
frontage. This spacious 14,221 sq. ft. property has
a duplex comprising a 1-bed, 1-bath apt. and a 3-
bed, 2-bath apt. Each unit has GE siainless steel
appliances, feature granite countertops and
central a/c for warmer days and evenings. There
is also a 700 sq. ft. staff home located on the
property for added convenience.

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—- HARBOURISLAND .
#564921: Acreage: $895,000

Beautiful and unique property situated on this
popular resort island just off the coast of Eleuthera
- comprises 1.19 acres and faces the bonefish flats
of the harbour.. This.lush property sits high on an
_ elevation approx. 30 ft above sea level and enjoys
unobstructed views of the harbour. Just a short 7
minute walk to the gorgeous pink sands beach!

Monica Knowles | Tel: 242.396.0060



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. #564909; 2bd/2.5bth: $2,300 P/M

~ Royal Palm Court is a quiet, well maintained
gated- complex with pool, located close to
beaches and popular Cable Beach. Features of
this unit include a fully equipped open kitchen with
breakfast bar, dining area, powder roomtiled
. floors, wood ceilings, recessed lighting, security
system, French decors, private patio and private
balcony off the master suite. Offered furnished.

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. . #564993: 4bd/3.5bth: $995,000

Elegant family home in a gated community: Enter
through custom wooden double doors to the foyer
entry with mosaic tile inlay. The. home boasts a



‘spacious kitchen, granite countertops and maple

cabinets. French doors lead to a formal dining
room, swimming pool and deck beyond. Master
suite has a 2-person Jacuzzi tub, his/her vanities &
balcony overlooking the pool and pool house.

Pyper Parker | Tel: 242.396.0030



PORT NEW PROVIDENCE

#564924: 3bhd/3.5bth: $6,000 P/M
A brand new kitchen, new furniture and two bonus
rooms make this the pick of Seapointe! This end
unit townhouse is set on the beach and features
gorgeous sea views from the balcony and garden,
a large family room, bonus office/den and lots of
storage. All bedrooms have beautiful hardwood
floors. An excellent opportunity for relaxed island
living in this lovely gated community.

Sara Parker | Tel: 242.396.0042



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new LISTING: Perfect for a young ‘couple or:
anyone looking for ease of living in a great
location. Located in a condominium complex a few
minutes walk from Atlantis and the beach with
swimming pool and lush tropical landscaping. This
apartment is offered. attractively furnished and.
features a comfortable layout. Enjoy resort style
living in Paradise today.: :

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breathtaking views from patios and the garden.

area. The 3-storey interior features spacious living

areas and an enormous attic room extending the

entire length of the home. The sunny covered patio

is great for relaxing and entertaining. Community
’ has club house, children's park and tennis courts.

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PARADISE ISLAND

#564934: Sbd/3.5bth: $5,000 US P/M

Superbly located unit at Noble House. This
spacious, ground floor unit has unmatchabie e
harbour views and a large wrap-around patio
overlooking the poof, marina and views beyond.
Features include comfortable’ contemporary
furnishings, French doors leading to the patio, an
eat-in kitchen, spacious master bath with double
sinks, separate shower, Jacuzzi & large closets.

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- $1,300,000-Ref#7300
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3,000sq. ft home is located minutes from downtown Nassau in
a quiet, small gated community. Property is 17,920 square feet
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numerous upgrades. One of a kind.
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$5,750,000

Stunning 4 bed, 4.5 bath ranchstyle home
on 2 acres of property on the crest of Juicy
Hill overlooking the Atlantic ocean and
Harbour. Features iriclude a chef's kitchen,
wrap-around porch, 1 bed guest house and 2
car garage.

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East Nassau:
. #4473 - Spacious Family Home,
Montagu Heights - 4béd/4bath house in
“great neighbourhood. Features a large garden,
covered carport,pool and generator. Ideal cen-
tral location to avoid eastern road traffic!» -
$4, 500 pim, :

#3926 - ‘Ocean View Townhome -
3bed/3.5 bath luxury townhouse in gated
community of Dick’s Point. Dock Slip, commu-
nity pool, tennis courts. Enjoy beautiful views.
of Montagu Bay. $5000 p/m.

Elauthera:
#4493 - Rainbow Bay Eleuthera -
7,150’sqft. Excellent deal in Rainbow Bay.

Section C, Lot 3, Block 33. Power is about 300.

. feet away. $23,600.

- #4331 - Tarpum Bay Acreage - |.23-
acres.on the Caribbean side of Tarpum Bay,

- Eleuthera. 148 ft of waterfrontage and utlities
are easily accessible from Queen’s Highway.
$150, 000.

#4420 - Pineapple Hiils, North

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plan and the kitchen is fully equipped with
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West Nassau:

#4509 - Royall Beach Estates -
Beachfront 2 bed/2bath townhouse in South
Ocean. $3000 pm.

Lot 63 - $18,500,
Lot 65 - $17,500
Lot 72 - $18,500

#4524 - Brandnew Balmoral
~ Townhome - Professionally decorated,

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> $7000 pm.

.#3520 - Bahama Palm Shores - Perfect
. Lot one block back from the beach. If you

$47,000

#4105 - Pelican Shores Canalfront
‘Homesite - 33,000 sqft lot in lovely commu-
‘ nity. Cleared, landscaped and ready for devel-

canal. $525,000.

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in an area known as "Bull Patch" minutes from the Tarpum Bay settlement.
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Luxury at its finest! Located on
Paradise Island; this grand custom
colonial home enjoys stunning golf

course views with ocean & harbour’

views beyond. Capturing island liv-
ing at its finest with 4 beds, 5.5
baths, formal living & dining rooms,
gourmet kitchen with granite coun-
tertops & top shelf appliances, cus-
.tom travertine & hardwood flooring
and lower level ready for custom use
as game/media room, staff quarters
with storage. Wraparound verandah
overlooks 50’ pool with coral stone

deck. Optional. 65’ boat slip within _

Ocean Club Marina. $7,195,000

5830 SKYLINE DRIVE

Immaculately landscaped and situ-
ated on almost 2 acres of land, this
_ property is a must see! Located in a
well established neighborhood this
property host both a main resi-

dence and guest cottage. The 3,221.

sq. ft. main residence offers 4 bed,
3.5 bath, open living areas, large
kitchen with breakfast nook, office,
pool & covered verandah with
walk-over bridge, and covered car-
port. Other features of this property
include gym room, 3 water heaters,
alarm system, generator, private &
well water system, shutters, storm
drains and outdoor ‘automated
lighting system: $925,000

. patio and _ pool.

5682 CABLE BEACH

Tastefully furnished 3 bed, 2 bath
waterfront condo. Offers partial
oceanviews,’ full equipped
kitchen, washer & dryer, spacious
- $375,000

5869 PALMDALE

Commercial building in a busy
area. Perfect to operate a business
& have rental income. Ample
parking, generator & separate

5843 STEVENSON’S SU

Perfect starter home features 3
beds, 2 baths, spacious kitchen,
6kw generator, electric shutters,
carport, landscaped & enclosed
ard. $229,000

5689 CORAL HARBOUR



Canalfront home situated on a
large landscaped lot offers open
living areas, 4 bed, 3 bath, 2 zone

- central air, pool, impact windows

& doors. US$650,000

5914 DEAN’S LANE

This 20,860 sq._ft. property is cen-
trally located and offers great ele-
vation, potential oceanviews and
endless possibilities. Good invest-

ment. $195,000 -

RENTALS ;

Enjoy gorgeous sea views & sunrises
from this 3 bed, 3 bath condo.
Features spacious kitchen and living
areas, central a/c & pool. $349,000

5916 SOUTH WESTRIDGE |

Exquisite 4 bed, 5 bath home offers
beautiful interior & exterior.
Features include — ° spacious
living/dining areas, wetbar, jacuzzi,
pool & bar. $725,000



~5898 ROYAL PALM COURT

Furnished 2 bed, 2.5 bath town-
house features central A/C, wash-
er/dryer, updated kitchen with
breakfast bar, pool & custom cab-
inetry. $295,000.

5925 SANDFORD DRIVE
te ae

This beautiful ranch-style 6 bed,
5.5 bath home sits on 1.2 acres
and offers spacious living areas,
guest cottage, pool ‘and a genera-
cor. , $1,950,000



Perfect site for an apartment or
office building. This 12,538 sq. ft.
property is located in a highly
desired Downtown area near
Cable Beach. __. $143,000





Commercial building situated on
17,641 sq. ft offers warehouse &
office space, showroom, kitchen,
2 bathrooms, 2 walk-in fridge &
freezer. $764,000

Newly constructed 3 hed, 2.5
bath ‘townhouse with open floor
plan located near beaches, shop-
ping, dining and airport. Pool on
premises! | $325,000

5616 NAUTICA

Beautiful 3 bed, 2.5 bath town-
home features fully equipped
kitchen, central a/c, washer &
dryer, hurricane ‘shutters, pool &
beach access! $448,800

Lovely 3 bed, 3 bath fully fur-
nished canalfront condo offers
spectacular views, large private
boat slip, assigned and — extra
guest parking.

v

Highest elevated lot in the com-
munity. This 17,220 sq. ft. lot is
situated in the centre of the devel-
opment. Perfect to build your

dream home! $395,000

RENTALS



5829 Tuckaway: Completely renovated and beautifully fumished 3: bed, 2 bath home

offers spacious living areas, covered patio, landscaped and enclosed yard. $2,200/pm
5922 Compass Point: This recently renovated and tastefully fumished 2 bed, 2 bath water-
front apartment offers fantastic ocean views, a swimming pool:and deck. $2,400/pm
2415 Harold Road: This hilltop 3 bed, 3 bath home offers top quality fumishings, decora-
tions & appliances, central-air, generator, landscaped gardens, balcony, pool. $2,200/pm
5932 Prospect Ridge: Newly constructed 3 bed, 2 bath townhome features open plan
spacious living areas, controlled entry & pool. Close to beaches & shopping $3,000/pm
5342 Imperial Park Fumished 3 bed, 2 bath home offers a well designed kitchen, inside
laundry room, airconditioning, a spacious landscaped and enclosed yard. $1,500/pm
5778 Sandyport: Canalfront 3 bed, 3 bath condo is fully furnished offering spectacular
views, a boat slip to accommodate up to 30 ft. and assigned & guest parking.$3,500/pm

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The Bahamas MLS

5696 Port New Providence: Oceanfront 4 beds, 2.5 baths townhouse has wooden
floors, hurricane resistant windows, pool, tennis courts 24hr security. US$4,000/pm
1464 Montagu Heights: Furmished 4 bed, 4 bath family home. Features central air condi-
tioning, security system upgraded windows, large patio, pool, enclosed yard.$4,500/pm
5818 Eastem Road: Immaculate, fully fumished 3 bed, 3 bath home situated on cul-
de-sac features spacious living area, fire place, gazebo, alarm system, pool. $3,200/pm
5710 Port New Providence: Canalfront 3 bed, 3:5 bath townhouse in gated community
has brand new fumishings, flat screen ty, pool, tennis court, marina & boat slip. $4,000/pm
5941 East Bay Street: This commercial space offers central location, ample parking, stand-
by generator security. Perfect for a Offshore Bank, Law or Accounting Firm. $4,947/pm
5940 East Bay Street: Commercial building in financial district offers central location,
ample parking, stand-by generator, electronic gates evening & night security. $11,968/pm

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{ Nassau Harbour from
esha ront Colona 2-story residence. The 4
room 4 bathroom main house and 2 detached quest

b

: cottages fotal 7,500 sq. TL and boast over 4,000 sq. ft. of
: pes Enjoy the lushly manicured grounds featuring an
“Infinily heated pool and spa. a teak dock for up to a 110

Foot yacht, and 3 90,000 pound boat itt Paradise awaits!
$87 750,000

#1493 — Fully furnished 3 bed 2 % bath 3105 sq. Ht.

Ocean Club Residences condominim on the second floor
with tovely harbour views! Make this residence your hame
away from home and aniey the private pool and beach
club on gorgeous Cabbage Beach! Enjoy Atlantis facilities
with ihe social membership, Marina slips and golf mem-
berships available, 52,876,000.

“dream a reality! $4,950,000.

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Ocean Club Estates encompasses the eastern point of —
Paradise Island and is one of the newest and most exclusive
oceanfront and golf-course communities in The Bahamas. All
of the home sites are either on the beach, harbour, canal, or
golf-course. The Ocean Club Residences condominiums have

southern views of Nassau Harbour and northern views of
the golf course and ocean. Vacant lots start at $1,930, 000,
condominiums start at $2,500, 000 and homes start at
$3,500,000. Only a privileged few will have the opportunity
to call Ocean Club Estates their home!

#2742 — Design and build your dream home on this fabu- #2247 — Gorgeous 5 Bedroom, § 1/2 bathroom, hwo-ste-
fous beachfront lofi The property has 125 feet of beach iss ntresidence totaling 5

frontage with 2 fotal area of 25,319 square foot. Gentile

iwayes lapping the beach, beautiful views of surround-

Jing islands, and @ caressing breeze...perfect! Make your :

Perfect tor anny: ‘S107 era

#2105 — This luxurious Sl floor 3 bedroom 3 34 bathroom Fa +1695 ~ - This 4 bedroom, 3 12 bathroom, moderd home
3.105 aq. ft. condominium offers fantastic views of the is nestled in over half an acre of lovely gardens, averlank-

harbour and of the galf course, Enjoy 2 on-site pacis, a
new marina, full concierge service, a fit center, fennis

courts, ard @ private beach club and pool. Social mem-
pershin is included and gall memberships are available.
Make Paradise island your home! $3,950,000.

Your Ocean Club Estates Specialist!

ing alake and the second fairway of the golf course. The

home has a master suite with a large walk-in slver stone.
shower and an over-sized master closet, floors. of trav~

erfine stone and hardwood, ar open modem kiithen, 8

lovely breezy patio with fabulous views and a guest aparl-

ment, $3,700,000.





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tamgygu Osea RAAT tence

REAL ESTATE

701 East Bay Street,

Nassau, Bahamas

Phone: 242-322- 19719

Fax: 242-325-6473

Be) \a ge a
5,720 Rye ttrel ast feet of commerical space

available. Priced as is at $15.00 p.s.f.

Offered at $7,150/mth

GAMBIER HEIGHTS #2142

Duplex lot in
a great area.
This lot is .
close to the
beach,
restaurants
and the
airport.

Offered at
$210,000
gross

SAN SOUCI #2238 Rental

This semi-furnished spacious unit con-
sists of 2 bedrooms and 2.5 bath-
rooms with the large master bedroom
having an extra space that can be
used as an office or for storage. ©
Offered at $1,600/mth

RENTALS

Winton Meadows #2093 Charming 1 bed, 1bath furnished unit $800/mth

THE GROVE #1986

This 5 bedroom home is a great fam-
ily home. Home is divided into 3 bed-
rooms, 2 bathrooms upstairs and 2
bedroom apartment downstairs.

Offered at $3,500/mth.
CABLE BEACH #1785 Rental

Cozy two bed, one bath condo in
the heart of Cable Beach.

Offered at $1,400/mth

an Souci #1359 Ideal 1 bed, 1 bath apartment $850/mth
Carmichael Road #1253 Commercial rental $900/mth

Village Road #2004 1 bed, 1 bath apartment in central location $1, 000/mth

Winton Heights #1184 Fully furnished 2.bed, 1 bath $1,100/mth

Blair Estates #1756 This spacious duplex has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and is located -

in the quiet community of Blair $2,600/mth

Prospect Ridge. # 2184 Fully furnished 2. bedroom townhouse $2,200/mth
Yamacraw # 1851 This fabulous two storey, two bedroom, two bath executive home has

it all! Offered at $6,500/mth

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HAZEL
WICKY ~
BYOREE ties

RACHEL
PINDER |...
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This single family
lot is located in

4 Westwinds. It is
one of the larger
single family lots

‘| available in this

| subdivision.

'- Offered at
$125,000
gross

ELEUTHERA ISL. SHORES #2239

This residential lot is eaifect for
building your dream home. Located
in Charlotteville.

Offered at $160,000 gross

Townhomes of Tuabein is located. in
the western gated community of
Charlotteville. This 3 bed 3.5 bath unit
comes fully furnished with high end fin-
ishings throughout.

Offered at $4,500/mth_-

This lot is located in
the subdivision of
Eleuthera Island
Shores and offers
views of the beauti-
ful Caribbean Sea
and the Ocean and
is within walking
distance to the
beach.

fest marta Gd sh elma i waa!
the gated community of Sandyport. The ground
floor features a large kitchen with granite counter-
tops, an open ecbea living/dining and an add'l
. It is tiled throughout

and opens

WESTRIDGE #1866 Rental

Newly built aaiiede for rent offers 2
bedrooms, 2 baths with spacious
kitchen and open living/dining rooms ,
tiled floors and air-conditioning
throughout.

Offered at $2,500/:nth

VACANT LOTS

Residential lot
located near Sea.
Breeze entrances.
E-1 This lot is close to |.
shopping and
schools.

This resort-style, luxury condominium is
located oceanfront in the highly sought after
gated community of Love Beach Walk. The
1800 sq ft unit has three bedrooms, three’

se onaca a Sraaohâ„¢

_LYFORD CAY #2128 Rental

This spacious, elegantly designed, 5
bed, 4.5 bath residence sits on 2.4
acres of private, landscaped grounds
atop’ the highest elevation in Lyford
Cay and New Providence Island.
Offered at $17,500/mth

Bahama Harbour, Andros #1967 Large residential single family lot, 10,000 sq ft $19, 500

Gilpin Point, Abaco #1637 Residential lot in gated community, .48 of an acre $55,000

Pinewood Gardens #1907 Vacant lot, 5,000 sq ft $69,000
Chazon Estates #1655 Residential lot in. gated community $117,000

Yamacraw #2095 Large residential lots, 9,053 --9,213 sq ft $120, 000

Perpall Tract #2089 Commercial lot, 1 05 acres $650, 000

Tarpum Bay, Eleuthera Great investment lots, 80 x 120 $15,000 -

Bahama Sound, Exuma #2161 Two adjacent lots with infrastructures, 4, 000 sq ft $48,000
Grand Bahama # 2139 This 12,921 sq ft residential lot is located in Grand Beha $55, 000
Hillcrest Subdivision #2025 Elevated duplex lot, 6,533 sq ft $85,

000

Charlotteville #21 78 This residential lot is perfect for ‘building your dream home: $156,000

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JACK ISAACS
| REALTY
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USIVE mara mian PROPâ„¢ ST ces â„¢
RO WEST BAY ST. : |
- : Oceanview Hill Top Home LYFORD CAY
CANAL FRONT OLD FORT BAY - ‘Hill Top Home

A truly unique house‘on the canal }- og Elegant with panoramic
at Old Fort Bay. This 5 bedroom, a views of Lyford Cay
4.5. bath house boasts beautiful ae : and the sourrounding
wood flooring, and vaulted cielings. waters. 5 bed, 4.5 bath
Inifingy edge pool and dock. saab = wa - house situated on 2.4

$3,900,000.00 eae a Bees = » acres. $5,700,000.00

LYFORD CAY HOUSE ~ ow : OLD FORT BAY

Set on just over half an acre The - This Hunoin :
: ee g home perched on one ie
property is enclosed with landscap- of New. Providence’s highest elevas: | Exquisite WATERFRONT House

ing and fruit bearing trees. 4
ses ca ae Soke ee tions offers Ocean & Island views. 4
a large, covered patio with inviting | bed. 3 bath with Executive Office
=. views of the swimming pool. and enclosed courtyard overlooking
$2,500,000.00 | the swimming pool.
EASTERN ROAD ELEGANCE $875,000.00 -
The 4 bedroom, 4.5 bath is an.
»z exceptional single family home AEGEAN BREEZE
j boasts luxury, style, and privacy. Ocean Front with Sandy Beach oe
ee Nee ee a Ot This stunning 3 bedroom, 35 bath resi- -

extensive patio space, 3connecting
.. gazebos with a gas barbeque pit and dence is move-in ready, a tasteful ambiance.

® exterior speakers $1,750,000.00 : incorporating Caribbean style furnishing,
EOLICOURSE . INEOAD. GAY canal frontage on both sides of the
proeprty, lending additional dockage and

HOUSE
Elegant home over looking the Enjoy spectacular panoramic privacy. The private gazebo and barbeque

z en Golf Coles 4 hed, 45 Ulenis andiiccacs toa white are perfect for outdoor living. A covered
_ba pristing garden and spar- sandy beach. 4 bedrooms, 3.5 walkway extends from the house to the

era corn baths. Price Reduced. cottage and 2+ car garage.
$2, 195,000.00 $3,700,000.00

: “SNOTE:Pi purenaser to pay ! {2 Gov't Stamp Tax on ALL listed prices.
FOR RENT eX LOTS FOR SALE

* REF# 48009 EASTERN ROAD Ibed, I bath, Furnished $850 ¢ 336 ACRES: LAST PRI SITE ON NEW PROVIDENCE IDEAL
* REF# 49209 PRINCE CHARLES DRIVE 2 beds, 2 baths, Semi-furnished $1,350 ~ FOR MULTI-USE DEVELOPMENT.
+ REF # 48409 WEST GROVE 2 beds, 2 baths, Unfurnished $1,500 For further information contact: Jack Isaacs 359.2964
* REF# 47709 CABLE BEACH 2 beds,.2.5 baths, Semi-furnished $1,700 ?
REF# 59909 SANDY PORT- Ibed, lbath, fully furnished Monthly $2,000 » Refit 17808 SAFFRON HILL: Single Family lots starting $175,000.00
+ REF# 49309 LOVE BEACH 2 beds, 2 baths, Furnished $2,800 - oun
: F : ¢ Ref #43709 WEST LAKE PLANTATION: Multi Family Lots Starting $200,000.00
* REF# 41409 ORANGE HILL WEST2 beds, 2.5 baths, Furnished $3,000 SRG Cone elie cto ie Gn oo ee
"s REF# 42609 SANDY PORT 2 beds, 2.5 baths, FurnishedMonthly $3,500 . ee
ee Daas, + Reftt 50409 LYFORD HILLS Single & Multi Family starting at $112,000.00

a QE 2423221069 Eve 1.242.359.2964 or 1.242.376.6248
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Te : Real ‘Cstate Gi

This new 3.bd, 3.5 bth turnkey town-
home located in the: prestigious. -
West Winds community affords pri-
vacy. and ease, With 24 hour secu-.
rity, community pools, tennis court,
». children's playground and club-
house, this:unit appeals to a young
famlyor business executive: The:
kitchen is complete with maple cus
tomed built cabinets topped with sie Bs e 2
Baltic brown.granite and subzero | = Peete a Ras
‘appliances, Web Listing #8904, ‘
‘Priced at$810,000. NEN eae) ates oer tee
Priced roughly 30% below: devel-
oper's current inventory ‘and with
_ approved plans for 9,600'sq. ft ware
© house/office building; this double lot -
yin. the Airport industrial Park is areal
% bargain.Together the lots measure
* just under-an acre and with the A-
bany project up and running, the
new Airport-set to-open, and the Ba-
hamar project on track, this would -
be an ideal set up for the savvy in-
vestor. Web Listing #8931.
Priced at $365,000

isting #8881



This superbcondominium is housed
Sin the boutique beachside develop-
ment, Columbus Cove, located on
the quiet, cozy western’seashore of
New Providence offersits owner 3
bedrooms and 2. bathrooms, with a
luxurious living accommodation,
large balconies and breathtaking
views-on each floor. All properties:
have direct access to the beach.
z , Web: Listing #8932 eed

Priced at $525,000.





Julie‘Cledre 1 242-357-9659

This 3 bd,.2.5 bth furnished home’
gives its neighboring counterparts
- something to aspire to with its se-
curity and lush-landscape. This:

- house was spared no expense’
with. its travertine -tiling and bam-
boo flooring throughout. This
home comes with the latest in
stainless steel'appliances; dish-
washer, and.a washer and. dryer
contained in a large washroom
drea. Web Listing #8880.
Priced at $520,000



Mario A. Carey :
‘President & CEO :

Mario Carey Realty

‘CIPS, CRS, CLHMS -

Scan with
mario@mariocareyrealty. com @ . your smart
242-357-7013 phone for

more listings:

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HGChristie.

PEERS Tosea Us itiCs Oi

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HAMSTER ROAD
Pre and post-construction, 2 bdrm, 2.5 bath townhomes in
a gated, family community. $190,000. NSO7161

EVES,



RESIDENCES AT ATLANTIS ; YAMACRAW BEACH ESTATES
16th floor luxury junior suite w/ 10,000 sq. ft. oceanfront lot with
harbour views. $795,000. JS00090 cottage. $250,000. NS07142

RENTALS



PALMS OF LOVE BEACH

Furnished 2 bdrm condo ina }

gated beach community.
$2,800/mo. NRO1114

pincoscnats

SANDYPORT
| Enjoy views from this 2 bdrm _
| turn-key condo.
$4,000/mo. NR1245_

CHAPMAN ESTATES CHARLOTTEVILLE

| Move-in ready 2 bdrm, 2 New, 3 bdrm turn-key |

| bath townhouse.
$2,000/mo. NRO1599

~ townhomes at Turnberry,
$3,500/mo. NRO1464



Beautiful 3 bdrm, 3.5 bath condo within a gated beach-.
front community.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2011, PAGE 11

Millars Court, East & Shirley Sts, Nassau, Bahamas
7 242 322-1041. €: sales@hgchristie.com
www.HGChristie.com

Vacation Rentals

Eastern Road: 17,000 sq. ft. residential lot with all
utilities. $275,000. NS06479 Site

St. Alban’s Drive: 1.25 commercial/residential prop=
erty. $760,000. NSO7089

Prince Charles Drive: 1.611 acre development tract
w/ ail utilities. $377,000. NSO7209

Camperdown: 17, 020 sq. ft. lot in a cul-de-sac sub-
division. $225,000. NSO7695

Gladstone Road: 9,200 sa. ft. multi-family lot w/ all
utilities. $109,000. NSO7208

Saffron Hill: 10, 335 sq. ft. ready to build ocean
_ View lot. $374,990. NS07183










CABLE BEACH

$1,295,000. NSO7111

THE BALMORAL, PROSPECT RIDGE
Executive 3 bdrm townhomes in this new,
gated community. $449,000. NS07053,

CONCHREST, CABLE BEACH |
Live by the beach at this 2 bdrm, elegantly
furnished condo. $525,000. NSO7197

PARADISE ISLAND
Exceptionally furnished 3 bdrm condo w/ views
down the canal. $595,000. NSO7119

CAVES POINT , ;
Redesigned to perfection, this 3 bdrm sea view
condo is turn-key. $925,000. NSO7205

CABLE BEACH DICKS POINT CLOSE GEORGE TOWN, EXUMA ee
Newly renovated 1 bdrm, 1 bath 3 bdrm townhouse has jacuzzi, dock New 2 bdrm sea view townhouse;
condo. $350,000. NSO07210 slip, and pool. $900,000. NSO6443 Near the beach. $175,000. X$11134;

‘NASSAU SALES TEAM

CARA CHRISTIE
Estate Agent/Rental Mngr

SOHN CHRISTIE
Managing Broker

WILLIAM CHRISTIE ~~ VICKY ANDREWS
President

Broker

Neenah ics

ELBERT THOMPSON
Broker/Appraiser

PENNY COSTAIN
Estate Agent

SAMARA ALBURY
Estate Agent

JOHN CONSTANTAKIS
Estate Agent

DANA PINDER
Estate Agent

1OLA KNOWLES:
Estate Agent

AMANDA APPLEYARB
Estate Agent

GRAND BAHAM.







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2011




REDESIGNED & NEW PRICE

LYFORD CAY #4884 PineappLe Hitt Renovated and redesigned by an Architectural Digest
AD100 member, this 5,410 sf home ‘offers 5 BR 5.5 baths, 5,300 sf outdoor space including an upstairs
verandah, extensive Ipe decking around the swimming pool and spa,and airy cabana. Pineapple Hillis a
0.6-acre tropically landscaped walled estate that is being offered furnished. New Price US$2,800,000.
George.Damianos@SothebysRealty.com 242.362.4211




SEA VIEW INVESTMENT PROPERTY

WEST BAY ST. #5685 TWO Mediterranean
- style villas with 5.000 sq. ft of living space. Main House
3BR, 2.5 baths, 2-car garage. Guest House 2 BR | bath.
Studio and heated pool. New Price US$980,000.
Samira.Coleby@SothebysRealty.com 242.376.6248

Lots & ACREAGE

#5262 ELEUTHERA, RAINBOW Bay. Best value in area! $25k.
#5731 EveuTHera, E. isu. SHores Two waterfront lots. $/60k.
#5684 ELEUTHERA, Gov. Har. Airport Beach! acre. Asking $450k.
#5671 Apaco, SCHOONER Bay Waterfront lot on hbr. US$1 60k.
#5675 CHus Cay 2.069 acres, harbour. Make offers! US$459k.



George Damianos Virginia Damianos Ridley
ORS, CIPS Premock, CRS

_DaMmianos SoTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY 75 SHIRLEY STREET NASSAU

arroll Richard Sawyer

e

MONTAGU HEIGHTS #5815 Impeccable
2,698 sf 3 BR,2 BTH home on elevated 15,600 sf lot.
Remodeled kitchen, new roof, new hurricane windows,
Kohler generator, fully furnished. $645,000 gross.
Lana.Rademaker@SothebysRealty:com 242.322.2305

#5625 SAFFRON HILL Ocean view 10,668 sq. ft. lot. $478k.
#5213 Ocean Crus Estates Golfcourse 27,437sf lot. $995k.
#5680 Rose ISLAND 4 Hilltop sea-to-sea lots. $180k each.

#5429 Rose Istanp 16 Acres sea to sea, house & cottage. $6m. -

#4094 EveuTHera, 717 Acres Sea to Sea 8,090 feet of beach.



ae a
Lana Premock
Rademaker

Nick Damianos



Suzanne Harding

BEACHFRONT PENTHOUSE

CAVES POINT #3843 Professionally decorated
4,000 sf 4 BR 4 bath penthouse with 60’ wrap-around
balcony. 19' vaulted ceiling, quality fixtures, appliances,

granite counters, private entry. Gated. US$2.39m.
Richard. Sawyer@SothebysRealty.com 242.424.9792

Ze : ~ oe
BEACHFRONT COMMUNITY

WEST BAY ST. #5825 Love Beach WALK
Gated beachfront community. Spacious | 800sf 3
BR 3.5 bath apartment, granite counters, stainless
appliances, 15’ ceilings, ocean views. US$725,000.
Samira.Coleby@SothebysRealtycom 242.376.6248





HILLTOP OCEAN VIEW LOT

WEST BAY ST. #5876 Lot 10, GAMBIER
HEIGHTS Hilltop lot, located just before Traveller’s
Rest with 40 foot elevation, 30,577 square feet,
unobstructed ocean views. Asking $375,000.
Ridley.Carroll@SothebysRealty.com 242.424.5801 ,
RENTALS Sg
#5634 CABLE BEACH Lovely 2b 2b, seaviews, pool. Gated. $2,500.
#4621. DeLaponte 3b 2b cownhse, seaviews, pool. Gated. $3,000.
#5739 BALMORAL 2b 2b, gated, pool, tennis, gym, playground. $3,300.
#3675 Concurest Gorgeous Penthouse, ocean views. $5,500.
#5716 Casve BEeacn Pristine, furn 3b 2.5b townhse, gated. $4,150.





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CABLE BEACH #1617 Beachfront 5,000 sf5 BR
4 bath-home on 21,100 sf property. Main house plus
guest quarters and 2 bed guest apt. above a 3-car
garage. Lovely seaviews and sandy beach. US$2.95m.
Richard.Sawyer @SothebysRealty.com 242.424.9792

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on Rosetta St. 202’ on Montrose Avenue and 150”
onWinchester St. $1.16m. MAKE AN OFFER.

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HOME

CABLE BEACH #5778 One of a few homes that
offer direct Cable Beach views has become available.
Private, furnished 2-storey, 3 BR, 3 bath, modern
kitchen, travertine floors, patio, garden. US $899,000.
Samira.Coleby@SothebysRealty.com 242.376.6248

#5021 SKYLINE Dr, 3b 3d executive home, pool, 3/4 acre. $5,000.
#2178 Love BEACH Beachfront 5b 5b home, guest suite. $6,500.
#5079 Caves HetcHTs Oceanview 2b 2.Sb. Desigar furn. $6,500.
#2981 Sanpyrort 5b 4.5b-executive home. Furn. Dock $6,700.
#5438 Lyrorp Cay 4/4 home, I/1 cottage. studiv, pool. $12,000.





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NEW PRICE
ELEUTHERA #4396 THe Cove an intimate 29 acre
resort destination set upon a beautiful pratected sand beach.
Twenty-six rooms and suites, private beach, pool, gourmet
restaurant and bar. Great potential for expansion. Situated
between'North Eleuthera and Governor's Harbour provides
for. easy access to international flights. USS$4, 300, 000.
George. Damianos@SothebysRealty.com 242.362.4211

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CANALFRONT & BEACHFRONT

OLD FORT BAY #3300 Creek House Nestled on 2.5 acres:
between the Atlantic Ocean and the Old Fort Bay canal. Contem-.

porary home with ofd world charm. Luxury living for 16 guests-and
Staff, 4 buildings. with 10,000 sf including a 6,500 sf.main house, 2,500
sf cottage, },000 sf staff apartment — totaling 8 BR, 7 full baths: and

2 half-baths. Sparkling 40° double lap. pool and heated jacuzzi: Jn-
cluded in this. offering is a beachfront lot with cabanas across the.

street. 300’ of canalfrontage, 150” of beachfrontage and a 60-foot
dock with deep water ocean access.

George.Damianos@SothebysRealty.com 242.362.4211

Price upon inquiry. .

COMMERCIAL CABLE BEACH



WEST BAY STREET #4815 Build your wealth with this smart .

investment. Ripe for development with two entrances this’! acre
plus property has [65 feet of water frontage. The main house'has 3
bedrooms, 2 baths plus a waterfront guest cottage, separate garage,

caretaker building and separate guest house.- Located 1,000 feet

“west of the Baha Mar Development. Open, zoning. US$2,950,000.

George. Damianos@SothebysRealty.com 242.362.4211

Se aia

EXCEPTIONAL RESIDENCE

OLD - FORT BAY #5836 Club Villas New Spanish style 4
bedroom 4 baths and 2 half baths. The front entry has a‘ carpet’ ‘of
hand painted tiles and.a vaulted ceiling. Living and dining room with



wood beam ceilings, working fire place, spacious kitchen with break-

fast nook opening to the family room: For the nature lover there
is 4 screened in porch with a wet bar overlooking a private gar-
den and Barbeque area. Located a short walk to the Old Fore
Bay Club beach, pool and restaurant. The owners have paid at-
tention to every detail to make this property in a class by itself.
Offered at US$2,800,000 by George Damianos 242.362.4211



Old Fort Bay

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“REDUCED BY $500,000

WEST BAY STREET #5009 Brooke House is the perfect
location for an offshore bank, law or accounting firm. Comprising
14,000 sq. fe. with 69 parking spaces on an acre adjacent to Cave’s
Village. Twenty-four hour security services, full service on site
generator, fiber optic cable and internet. Close proximity to the
airport, banks, law firms, hotels — away from the hustle and bustle of

* Nassau. ONE-OF-A-KIND COMMERCIAL OPPORTUNITY.

Offered—ee—I5$3;900,008 - - Now US$3,400,000.
George. Deubnos@ Satoh yebeul), com 242.362. 4211

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BEST VALUE

ISLANDS AT OLD FORT BAY #5586 .SAPODILLA
Colonial style 3 bed 3:5 bath beautifully appointed home sits on a
14,974 #9. ft. canalfront lot in this prestigious gated community.
2,700 sq. ft. of interior space, 2 foot ceilings, coral stone floors

‘and an open plan kitchen. concept-with breakfast nook and lounge

area opening out toa large covered patio. Exterior features include
a relaxing patio, a sparkling swimming pool, boat dock and
gorgeous. views of the canal. New Price US$2,250,000.

Mark.Hussey@SothebysRealty.com 242.424.9193





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UNICORN CAY, ABACO #4084

Jus miles South of Eletthera's charming
capital, Governor's Harbor. Elevation offers
spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean.
Great potential for Resort development.
$20,000,000. Contact Bryant Bethel.

EAST BAY STREET #4121

DICK’S POINT #4165

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Dazzling Spanish style waterfront villa on |
hilltop acres; 4 bed 3.5 bath, private beach, pool
clevator, generator, beautiful gardens and yeran
das. Designed for a remarkable homeowner.
$4,200,000 sae xOentorsn een 454-0098.

OFF BLUE HILE ROAD #4096



EXCLUSIVE Quaint. 2 beds 2.5
baths bungalow, a stone's throw from
the beach. A delightful vacation
retreat. shelly@cachristie.com, 454-
0098.’

DELANCY ST. #4188 .

cece







Brand new 3 beds 3.

Private elevator: Concierge services.
Marina. $1,975,000. cheslie@cachristie.com

PYFROM'S ADDITION #4057







Prime office space located in high traffic
area. Can be used as a small banking/
credit union facility, restaurant or other
commercial use. $1,200,000

Multi-unit gated complex near to South
Beach easy access north, east. and west. The
attached six lblb aparts provide rental
income. Main hse two 2b/2b. -$985,000 Call
Lana 357-7698

Exclusive Guest house with restaurant, 13
beds, 14 baths and lush garden. Must see to
appreciate. : ~

$795,000. shelly@cachristie.com, 454-0098

COLLEGE GARDENS #3731



GREAT INVESTMENT OPPORTU-
NITY - 8 unit, 2 storey apartment com-
plex. Six I bed/1 bath units, Two 2 bed 1
bath units and-one efficiency unit. Ample
parking. $670,000

YAMACRAW #4085

1/2 baths luxury 4th Fl.
condo with 12' wide wraparound balconies.
Fabulous views of golf course & harbour.
Pool.

POLE OLN LLC COO fA LLL LOL

Enjoy the benefit of waterfront living with
this unique art deco home. 3beds 3baths,
30' cathedral ceilings, deck, open plan liy-
ing/kitchen and much more. $1,200,000.
Also for rent.

Off Mackey St. - Exciting property with poten-
tial for a private, commercial venture or resi-
dential retreat for an active family. 3 beds w/
ensuite baths. Basement, attic, large yard and

separate cottage. $599,000 lana@cachristie.com

VISTA MARINA #4191







Three storey, 3bed, 3.5bath corner “unit.
Large kitchen, family room & living /din-
ing room. Amenities: Pool, Beach, Marina,
Club House & 24-hour Security. ‘$585,000
lana@cachristie.com

LIVAL ESTATES WEST #3071

4,000 s/ft_ 5 beds 3-1/2 baths house on 13,759 s/ft
hilltop:lot with views of Old Fort and Ocean.
Needs work and with proper renovations can
become a great family home. Asking $499,000
O.N.O. bmiller@cachristie.com

WINTON HEIGHTS #4179



Recently built t/houses near ‘Albany, Ye.
3 beds 2-1/2 baths 1,750 s/ft. $245,000.

2 beds 1-1/2 baths 1,450 s/ft. $185,000.
‘Both units have utility and‘storage rooms,
tiled floors, balconies. Resonanle offers

‘onsidered

EXCLUSIVE Large lot ati incom=
plete. structure for 3beds,. 2baths
house. Magnificent opportunity.
526,000, gavin@cachristie.com

COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL RENTALS

4 Cable Beach #4061 Beau refurb fully furn 2.bed 2 bath oceanfront 6th floor condo in gated complex. $2,400 pm
7 Carmichael Road #4075 Furnished 3beds/2baths house near commercial plazas/stores. Taundry.

‘room & enclosed yard. $1,400 pm |

| Down Town #4161 Office space in prime location. Starting from $2,735 pm

9 Mount Vernon #4181 Executive 3beds, 2.5baths, ‘great for entertaining. $4,000 pm :

2 Nassau Street #3771 Three rental units starting @ $1,500 p/m and up or building can be rented @ $10,000 pm

4 Sandyport #4189 3beds, 3.5 baths townhouse. Modern appliances & canal views. Fully furnished. $4,700 pm
| Seagull Gardens Available 1/Dec/10'- 4 bedroom house with appliances only. $2,000 pm.

4 South Ocean #4038 3 bed 2.5 bath furnished house in gated complex. $3,000 pm

4 Westridge #0619 4beds, 2.5 baths in excellent.condition. Numerous amenities. $7,000 pm
Winton #4095 2:bed, 1 bath cottage. Fully furnished, basic cable, telephone, no children and pets allowed. $1,300 p/m

: Attractively

Atttactive well maintained complex
in quiet neighbourhood.
$405,000.

COLONY VILLAGE #4077

riced SF lot located ‘in a
comfy neighbourhood. in the Eastern
District. Won't last long. $98,000 Contact
Gavin Christie"

Excellent starter home. 3beds 2-1/2
baths with wood floors, 2-car garage,
deck, alarm system, cent/air, s/s appli-

ances. $380,000. Contact Bryant Bethel.

PARADISE IS. VILLA #1005

Within gated Swatextront. community
resides this stately fully furnished 3 storey
4b/3.5b home w/ private’ garderis. Heated
pool and deck. $6,500 p/m. Contact Cheslie
Christie. i

Coral Harbour #3994 Multi family 8,000 sq ft in Riviera subdivision. $135, 000.
Coral Heights West. #4186 80' x 100' Single Family Lot. $135,000. .

SPECIAL OFFER Beautiful 12,000 sq. ft.
residential corner lot in Vista Marina just
West of West Bay Street & 3 minutes from
the centre of Cable Beach. ASKING
$280,000 Contact Hon. George A. Smith

WEST BAY ST. #4150

142 acré harbourfront lot in prime location with
“protected anchora; age. Property abuts the west-
em entrance to."Fish Fry" and is approx. 460 ft.
along West Bay St. Carbs urchased by inc

vidual comdicel ‘easonable ‘will be serious-

East St. South #3973 Commercial lot on main road $150,000
Gladstone Rd #3777 Triplex. lot in Victoria Gardens 7,353 sq ft $92,000

Highland Estates 10,000 single familyt lot. Only one left. $180,000. °
Killarney Shores #4130 SF lot in new. Western Subdivision. $135,000. i
Long Bay Cay, Andros #4109 Ocean front lot. $90,000. _
Palmdale #4133 Commercial Lot 50” x 100°. $295,000:
Skyline Hgts #3562 Lakefront s/f 1.7 acre lot. An awesome location! A must see e $995,000 F
Stella Maris Two ocean view lots. #4106 has 30,000 sq ft for $145,000, #4107 is 1/2 acre for $40,000





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So
Fully furnished comfortable condo-
minium with sea views! Located in a
gated community with private beach
access and swimming pool' Near to
shopping centers, restaurants, gro-

cery stores and
$349,000




entertainment.

CT ets eal 6001

Every detail has been added to this well built
spacious home. Tropical breezes flow through
the oversized covered porch which overlooks
the pool. This large lot is over 17,000 sq. ft.
‘and is fully enclosed. Pantry and full laundry
room are located off of the kitchen for added
convenience. Peace and tranquility in this

established gated - $775,000

community.

Rare beach front island gem located on
Windermere Island! Boasting 150 feet of powder
sand beach this 1.63 acre property is elevated
’ overlooking gorgeous aqua clear waters. Located
: adjacent to Eleuthera, Windermere Island is
gated, serviced by a private bridge and has 24
hour security. Own this rare exclusive piece of

true paradise!

$923,000







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Multi unit, 2 storey building on a 40' x 100' lot
in a central quaint neighborhood of Nassau!
Fully leased, this property grosses a monthly
rental of nearly $3,000. Each unit consists of 2
bedrooms and 1 bathroom, all recently upgrad-
ed. Building is also equipped with laundry area
and parking. Excellent cash flow on this

investors’ gem! Please _-
$295,000

note the price is U.S. Dollars.

Old Fort Bay 6036

4 bed, 4.5 bath home on a 60’ x 186’ lot fea-
tures a spacious kitchen with custom solid
wood cabinets, granite countertop and stain-
less steel appliances. A 1 bed, 1 bath private
suite with kitchen and living area is located
over the garage. The pool with spa overlooks
the canal and dock! Enjoy relaxed island living

at this brand new home. $2,950,000 f

Beautifully furnished condominium in a: well
maintained gated community. on_ Paradise
Island! Amenities include covered parking,
coded keypad gated entrance, zero entry swim-
ming pool, fitness center, and Jacuzzi pool. All
of this located within walking distance of restau-
rants, Cabbage Beach, and the Ocean Club golf
course. No kids or pets

allowed. :























Patty Birch, BRI
Broker, Appraiser Sales
& Leasing

eee Road 6052

Tropical island breezes and ocean views sur-
round this exceptionally well built, fully reno-
vated, private home. Enjoy a cool refreshing
dip in the pool or take a cocktail under the
large covered porch. Home is on a 97' x 20â„¢ lot
and it is equipped with a 3 car garage, standby
generator. Make an appointment to see this
ocean view home today! Please note the price is

U.S. Dollars. $789,000

Cea Sunset 6020

Seka

| This condominium has beautiful ocean views

with a spacious kitchen, open living and din-
ing room which makes this a wonderful
home for intimate entertaining. This four
unit complex features a pool surrounded by a
stone paved deck and tropically landscaped
grounds. If pone dreamed of a sanctuary by
the sea, make an -

appointment now! -

Completely renovated and attractively upgraded
three storey, three bedroom, three and a half
bath condominium features hurricane resistant
windows, new kitchen cabinetry, stainless steel
appliances, energy saving air conditioning, new
tiles and neutral carpets, recessed lighting, and
more. Situated on the finest beach on Paradise

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Broker, Appraiser Sales -
& Leasing a

es

Mount Vernon 1032 — 2 bed, 1 bath furnished
apartment, water included in rent. $1,300 p/m

Sandyport 1054 - 3 bed, 3.5 bath furnished 3
storey canal front townhouse. $3,750 p/m

Baycroft 1034 — 2 bed, 1 bath furnished condo
with pool. $1,400 p/m

Sandyport 1058 — 2 bed, 2 bath furnished
canal tront condo. $3,300 p/m

San Marino 1041 — 2 bed, 2 bath furnished
harbor front condo with pool. $4,500 p/m

Dowdeswell Street 9023 - 725 sq.ft. office
space with reception area. $1,200 p/m

Old Fort Bay 9012 - 2,000 sq. ft. newly built
office space available with numerous amenities.

$7,000 p/m

Yamacraw 1071 - 3 bed. 2.5 bath, 3 storey
_ unfurnished townhouse. $2,000 p/m



LAND xe) SALE



Whale Point, Eleuthera (130’ x 152’ lot,
owner financing available for qualified buy-

ers) $49,000
Venice Bay (multi family lot) $115,000

Coral Harbor (residential lot with 130’ on the
canal) $215,000 Ty
Charlotteville (63’ x 126’ residential corner
lot) $154,000

Palmdale (60’ x.1:43’ commercial lot) '
$310,000

Oakridge Road (123’ x 294’ residential lot
with views of lake Cunningham)
$232,000

Old Gladstone Road (1 35 acre commercial
lot) $405,650

- Rose Island (100! x, 200’ sea to sea ocean
front lot) $295,000

Oakridge Road (143 x 644’ large residen-
tial lot) $426,000



South Westridge (9.36 acres) $1,638,000

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Welcome Home!

NEW! We are proud to announce the
release of a range of 2 bed, 2.5 bath
1,300 sq ft condos and apartment
units located close-to our marina and

A one of a kind waterfront and boating community offerin Beautiful 2 and 3 bedroom 2,000 sq ft luxury townhomes sandy beaches in the waterfront

residents a unique and upscale lifestyle! Palm Cay is situate

on the eastern end of New Providence. Available properties

include residential lots and spacious Garden and Oceanfront

townhouses. Amenities include a marina, swimming pools,
- tennis courts, landscaped gardens and 24 hour security..184

dock slips are available for sale ranging in size from 30’ to

50’. Purchasers receive automatic Clubhouse membership. A

limited number of dock slips are available to non Palm Cay

residents.

ay ab Family Lots start at $196,00
3 bed, 2.5 bath townhouses available fro

finished to the highest quality. This well known western com- #4 ated community of Palm Cay. Select

munity is located next to Charlotteville. Featuring large mas-
ter bedrooms with walk-in closets and ensuite baths. The
units include a modern kitchen, wood flooring, split A/C, 10’
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3 bed, 3.5 bath units from $549,000

Tom ground floor single level deluxe
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offered with balconies and your very
own private plunge pool. Attractive
stage payments are available.

Visit us for a day and stay for
a lifetime!

Prices from $350,000

RENTALS

Vestbrooke Villas
Newly renovated 2 bed, 2.5 bath
townhouse in the secure western
community of Cable Beach.
Features an updated kitchen with
new appliances, laundry facilities,
private pool and two parking spaces.
Fully furnished.
$1,800 per month ©

Great Opportunity

Gated community in Coral Harbour ee ey and elegance in a beautiful setting. Featuring
underground utilities, recreational parks and 24 hour security. Affordable single family lots from 7,500 sq ft.
- Only 9 lots available at this price!

$89,500

Paradise Island
Harbourside 2 bed, 2.5 bath 1,450 sq
ft condo. Open floor plan. Equipped

kitchen, Central A/C, washer/dryer.
Pool, private garden; enclosed side
patio. Gated entry. Incredible harbour
views. Fully furnished and in move in
condition.
$3,500 per month

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Reduced! This single family 7,188 sq ft lot is
one of the last remaining lots situated directly
on the canal in the exclusive community of

§ Sandyport. The lot faces south-west and offers
beautiful sunset views. Provides 55 ft of canal
frontage and features a private dock. The
property comes with pre-approved plans for a
2 storey 2,953 sq it Island cottage. Start build-
ing your dream home today!

$320,000

_Canalfront 18,614 sq ft lot captures the true essence
of waterfront living! The well-elevated lot with its
park-like setting of mature trees is the perfect location
to build your dream home! Exclusive residential
gated community features wide canal front proper-
ties, private beach, clay tennis courts, clubhouse, chil-
c dren’s playground and 24 hour security. Walking dis-
| improvements. Must be viewed to appreciate. tance to St Andrew’s School, one of the Island’s best
} Maintenance fees are $50 per month. Call schools. Great family environment and boaters par-
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$120,000 $479,000

This 2 bed, 1 bath townhouse is centrally locat-
ed off of St Albans Drive within a 20 unit com-
plex. Features include an open living and din- °
: Ing room, a fully equipped kitchen and laundry
facilities. Property is fully fenced with gated
entry, back patio and yard. Offered partially fur-
nished with appliances. Needs minor cosmetic

Sandyport Drive
Canal front 4 bed, 4.5 bath 3,604 sq
ft townhome in gated community.
Furnished, pool, covered patio,
central A/C, hurricane shutters, single
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BBF #233
2002 DODGE RAM, - |
white interior, w/ custom interior, sound system.
, A/C, Cold Clean title, 22” rims, Custom grill and
head lights. Priced for quick sale
Asking $7000.ono-
PH# 426-3520 (leave:message)

BB 89

2007 GRAND © ‘EROKEE

excellent condition, must see to.appreciate,

Bank financing assista~’ ~ available, asking
$19,500 ONO,

i¢ 426-4565

BBF #295
2010 HONDA ACCORD SE
Silver exterior, Black leather interior, Clean
title, 1,500 miles, serious inquires only , Also
2002 Chevy Trail Blazer, Black exterior,
ph#376-8600 / 324-6356

BBF #607
2000 HONDA CIVIC, _
baby blue ext., excellent condition, power
everything, ask: 5 $5800 ONO
ph# 466-967 9/432-5765

BBF #586 ;
22”RIMS AND TIRES ASKING $1600
: ALSO
2002 Monte Carlo asking $3500 ONO
ph# 426-3574/436-5106



BBF #329

BBF #591




BBF #307
1994 CHEVY CAPRICE
DVD & CD Player, A/C, 20” RIMS, Leather
interior, clean title, good condition, make an
offer, ph#t 544-0737 / 325-9117

BBF #309 ;
1998 CHEVY BLAZER
4 door, red exterior, asking $3500 O.N.O ALSO
1991 Mercedes 190 E-series, silver ext., good
for parts, asking $800 O.N.O ph# 449-9944 ask
for Cindy



2003 HONDA ACCORD,
clean title, standard shift, 4 doors, like new,
asking $10,000 O.N.O
; 1998 ACCORD :

4 doors, clean, leather interior, sunroof,
asking $4,500 O.N.O ph# 544-2230



2007 NISSAN ALTIMA,

clean in and out, low miles, CD Changer,
Keyless entry, keyless start, very nice car, for
$13,500 ph# 455-1184

1999 CHEVY MALIBU,
clean in and out (fully loaded), comes with cold
A/C, sound system, CD player, sunroof, 20” -
rims, body kit, clean title, good condition,
asking $6800 ph# 448-7808



BBF #331
2002 FORD EXPLORER,
clean title, good condition, grey leather interior,
pioneer CD player, asking $5500 as is
ph# 376-7617

BBF #333 .

2008 HONDA CIVIC LX,
automatic, clean title, 17” alloy factory rims,
custom E&G, chrome grill foglights, A/C, power
windows and locks, clean inside/out, asking

$22,500 O.N.O.
ph#424-8505/393-8978/425-0987

See sey se
. 2002 LINCOLN LS, :
-nice car one of a kind, automatic, leather

| interior; 6 disc CD changer, A/C, $7000 O.N.O,

unroof, power windows and locks, factory alarm
ph#376-7203/341-8130

BBF #357

2007 HONDA ACCORD,
(2dr) Just serviced, in Great Condition, HID.
(PINK) Lights, top and bottom, remote start,
alarm ready, low miles, clean inside out, 22”
rims, asking $15,800 ONO
ph# 429-2163

BBF #601
: 2008 HONDA RIDGELINE,
Clean title, blue ext,.Grey Cloth int, A/C, CD,
32,000 mis, asking $28,000,
; Also,
2003 CHEVY TAHOE $11,000 ONO ,
ph# 341-2338 / 434-0882

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IBBF #562
2000 TOYOTA ALTEZ22A (IS 300 LEXUS),
silver exterior, only 31000K miles, very clean in
and out, asking $13000 O.N.O
license until Oct 2011 ph# 427-0289/455-0289

BBF #563 ; ;

2006 HONDA ACCORD COUPE,
candy red exterior with customized leather int.,
cold, A/C, automatic transmission power
windows and locks just landed from US custom
factory rims, CD player must see to appreciate

$12,500 :
456-7591/394-3203

BBF #568

2000 MONTE CARLO,
sublime green and black with green HID’s, black
leather interior, A/C, sunroof, 22” rims
(7 months old), in excellent condition,
just serviced December 2nd
$8600 ONO
willing to negotiate. ph#392-8887/436-7093

IBBF #570 - /
1998 DODGE RAM 3500 VAN,
Runs Great, A/C, 13 Seats, Great For Taxi
$5500.00 OBO
PH# 376-8476

RIB #249 Gan 3
2004 CHEVY SILVERADO
4x4, fully loaded, four full doors, leather seats in
excellent condition. p/w,p/,a/c,6 disc cd
changer, bose system, mileage 85k. Asking
$16,500 O.B.O
Phone: 426-5941





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BBF #587 ;
2008 HONDA ACCORD COUPE,

A/C, CD Player, black exterior, black interior, full
chrome, kit on 22” rims, low mileage, rear spoile
nice, New Year ride, asking $19,500 ONO
ph# 454-7566 / 341-5957

BBF #588
(HOLIDAY DEAL) 2000 MERCEDES S 500,
22" rims for sale, excellent condition. (one
hundred five thousand. Miles)" None can
compare in townl!!!!!! all serious buyer call 449-
5902/356-0070

BBF #589
1992 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS,
fully loaded, engine, interior and body in
excellent condition, ideal for taxi service,
asking $2000
ph# 394-6369/393-5259

IBBF #590
1998 FORD EXPLORER,
4dr, A/C, CD Player, good condition, ONO
$2,000 ph# 448-7521

RIB #257




2001 HONDA ACCORD
Black exterior, cold a/c, cd player.
Just in from Miami $6,800.
Also 1995 HONDA ACCORD,
stick shift $4,500
Phone: 429-5559

[ies Se ee Oot oe






BBF #592.
2003 HONDA ACCORD,
fully loaded, sunroof, leather seats, CD player,
running in good condition, Just in from US, black’
charcoal ph#426-2163/393-4104

IBBF #5

1998 HYUNDAI ACCENT,
CD player, A/C, asking 2000 price negotiable
- ph#433-8373

BBF #596

1999 LANCER, .
A/C, CD player, good condition, asking $3000
ONO ph#423-9723,
ALSO 1996 HONDA LEGEND
A/C, CD player, good condition, ph# 376-9730
asking $4000 ONO

BBF #597
FRESH IN FROM STATES,
2005 HONDA ACCORD LX SPECIAL
EDITION
Comes with wood grain custom Rims (Velocity),
chromed everything and HID Halo projector
lights asking 15,000 O.N.O. Contact:477-
2322/466-2322(gvalentinemiler)
milladun @ hotmail.com








By 3
2008 HONDA 650 XRL TRAIL MOTOR BIKE
Red & white. $6,500.00
Like new, chrome down with accessories
1999 HONDA ACCORD $5,500.00
Tel 364-3691, 557-1205.







BBF #603
2004 DODGE DURANGO LIMITED,
blue exterior, grey leather interior, 3rd row seat,
sunroof, 6 disk in dash CD changer, factory
installed DVD player, power locks and windows,
asking $12000 ph# 466-8036



BBF #606 . :

2000 TOYOTA BB(04 SCION XB),
black exterior, black interior,1.5 liter 4 cyl,
Greddy turbo kit, intercooler, and computer,
TRD full suspension, Blitz intake & full exhaust,

Oil cooler, Transmission cooler, 5 pc..
lip kit,carbon fiber spoiler, 16” rim,
$8,500.00
4546553/324-7827 tribune issue 84074

RIB #011
2008 CHEVY IMPALA
Dark blue ext, gray int
Automatic, power windows/locks/am/fm radio,
CD player, extra clean, asking $13,500 ono..
Serious inquiries only!
Tel 341-8221, 457-1303, 361-6758.

RIB #246
1998 FORD EXPLORER
Maroone exterior
Price $5,500.00

4door -
Cell 465-2106



PARTS FOR SALE
2000 LEXUS GS 300
Call 395-3295 or 565-0064 or 376-2145



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RIB #251
1996 Skyline, —

Very fast and responsive. HKS GT2540R turbo.
Blitz intercooler, 6"exhaust,Garage Saurus
tuned ECU. Carbone fibre hood, LSD, Uprate
rotors, Coilovers, Arms, Bushings, carbon fibre
interior,full body kit, splitfire ignition, tomei cam,
fuel pump, twin disc clutch. $9,500 ONO
324-7827 525-8818

RIB #253
2005 HONDA ACCORD
Silverv exterior, leather interior
$13,500.00
Excellnt condition.Call 394-0687 cell 468-2668
or 394-8515

RIB #255
1997 NISSAN MAXIMA
Blue exterior, black interior, vehicle in good
condition, runs great, cool a/c, $3,500 O>B.O
Phone: 341-2284 0 r465-6187

RIB #256 -
1999 NISSAN SENTRA
Cold AC/CD player. Just in from Miami
: $3,800.00
2003 CHEVY CAVALIER
Cold AC, CD player, just in from miami
$5,500.00. Cell 429-5559

2001 GMC SONOMA
Owner asking $6,500.00
Cell 376-5949





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RIB #258






1996 FORD EXPLORER
Red exterior, beig interior, in good condition,
$1,000. Phone: 429-3014 or 324-8415

RIB #268

; 1999 HONDA PRELUDE

$4900 OBO: Great running condition, auto,
tiptronic, doh! vtech, red exterior black leather
interior,a/c, 4 wheel steering, 8" t.v with solid
sound system, glass sunroof with newly tinted
windows, rhd drive,low miles, regularly serviced,
fast yet great on gas, licensed to august
; 2011.376-9126

RIB #275
2008 HONDA ACCORD
White exterior with tan interior .629,000.00 obo white &
chrome 22” rims, sound system, full chrome kit, Hid
lights in head & fogs, 21K miles, Just serviced, in
immaculate condition, stock original honda rims with
car. A clean xmas ride.361-1310,425-6384, 445-6561

RIB #278
2008: HONDA ACCORD
Gold exterior with tan interior. $27,500.00 ono
Fully loaded, xm radio, 6 disc CD changer.
One owner, just in from states, clean title, S/R,
- low mileage.
1999 HONDA ACCORD. $5,500.00
Call 364-3691, 557-1205

RIB #386
2006 HONDA ACCORD EX,

‘all white everything, 5pd, 20inch chrome rims,
grey interior, hid headlights and hid fog lights,
sound system, cold a/c, mint condition. $13000
ono, also 2 sets of 22inch rims and tires
$1500ono. call'4559950









RIB #280
2000 HONDA INSPIRE
Silver exterior with black/leather interior.
$6,000.00
Very good condition.
Alarm, AC, CD player. .
Call 324-3817 or 424-2434

RIB #281
2000 TOYOTA ALTEZZA
White ext, black int, Very clean. Power
everything, alarm system, AC, CD player:
$9,000.00
. Tel 324-3817, 424-2434.

RIB #283
1999 INFINITY QT-45
Dark green exterior with tan interior.
$8,500.00
Loaded- must sell, 4 door,
Call 363-3538 cell 424-5453

TRIB #290

2008 HONDA ACCORD
Gold exterior, leather interior, sunroof,
clean title. $23,000.00
Call 322-1502 cell 454-9260

TRIB #403

2007 HONDA ACCORD
Pearl white exterior with black interior, 4 door,
4 cylinder, good condition pink HID lights,
fog lights, AC. & 22” rims.
Call 356-2492 or 325-4120









RIB #308
* 2005 HONDA ACCORD
White exterior with tan interior. Fully loaded, v6,
22” rims, 6 disc changer, sunroof, must go.
$13,000.00
Cell 636-6917 cell 422-2899

RIB: #309 ’
HONDA ACCORD
4 door champagne exterior with peanut butter
inetrior. Standard shift. $5,800.00 ono
Call 423-0694 cell 565-8789

RIB #311
2007 HONDA ACCORD
White exterior with tan/leather interior.
$16,500.00
Good condition, leather, 4 door, ex, sunroof,

Financing for salary deduction hotel,

government workers.

2006 HONDA CIVIC

4 door. $15,000.00

Call 395-0252 cell 431-7741



FOR SALE
2004 CHRYSLER PACIFICA
$16,000.00 obo
Champagne exterior with leather interior. 54,000 miles
Excellent condition, seats 6, dual AC, CD player,
radio, power windows & seats.
Contact 327-0877 after 3pm or 436-8859 or 467-9709



2002 JEEP CHEROKEE
Exterior Color: Wine/Dark Red
Interior Color: Grey Leather
Excellent condition-
Asking $8500 ONO.

Call 456-9097



TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2011, PAGE 5

RIB #

1997 HONDA PRELUDE

Burgundy exterior, black interior. Right hand

drive, triptronic, immaculate condition inside &

out, fully body kit, factory rims, leather seats and

remote start, running good, Ac dead cold.
-$5,500.00 Call 425-4608








RIB #366
2008 CHEVY TRAILBLAZER
Silver exterior with grey interior, 42,000 miles,
4 new tires, just seviced, looks and drives good.
$17,500.00
Cell 376-7201





RIB #371 ee
1997 MERCEDES E320
Black exterior with black interior, car phone,
power and memory seats, mirrors and steering
j wheel. Service by dealer.
$9,300.00 -
Call 432-4167 or 361-6228(evening)



RIB #372 F :
1997 MECEDES BENZ C230 KOMPRESSOR
Navy blue exterior with black/leather interior

- $7,900.00

Noy good condition, AMG option, 5 speed, stick

shift. all service records, pionner stereo system
w/12 disc CD changer.

Call 919-887-4041 cell 424-6859






TRIB #440

2008 CHEVY IMPALA
Charcoal exterior with charcoal interio
$17,000.00 :
Cleanest one on Island, fully loaded, leather
interior, custom grill, 22” rims.
Cell 552-6741 ©



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RIB #388
“2002 CADILLAC ESCALADE
Black exteror with beige interior
\ $16,000.0 ono
26” star rims, black inserts, 3rd row seats,
custom gril,| clean must see.
power everything.

Call 361-3597 cell 426-6686 .

RIB #400
2009 HONDA CIVIC SEDAN
$18,000. 4DR, Automatic, White ext., Tan int.,
16k Miles, XM Ready CD Player, A/C, Factory
Alarm, Brand new tires.

Call: 433-4377 or 432-0759

RIB #401 :

1998 HONDA ACCORD JDM CL1 SIR
White exterior , black interior. 4 door, automatic,
low miles, cd player, a/c, powered windows and

doors, fog lights, HID lights, 17” perfagmance
wheels, 5-matic transmission. Perfect running
condition. Serious inquiries only, $7,000.00.
Phone 432-0759

2007 CHEVY TAHOE
Gold exterior with black interior, 34,000 miles,
good condition, sound system, NMC serviced,
custom wheels, clean title, never damaged.
10

$30,000.0
~ Call 364-7087 cell 359-0777



2004 HONDA ACCORD
Green exterior with black interior. 2 door,
p/w, auto clean interior, custom sound system,
20 inch rims. Asking $12,000.00 ono
Serious inquiries only. Cell 465-9329

RIB #414
2005:CHEVY COLORADO
_4 doors, 5 cylinder. $16,000.00

2002 DODGE STRATUS
4 cylinder $4,500.00
Cell 525-6268

RIB #416
* 2000 vw BEETLE,
standard shift, needs some work. $3500394-
1370 / 433-8464 / 424-8326.

RIB #526

3 2000 LEXUS RX 300
Burgundy exterior with tan interior
$9,000.00 °
AG, six disc changer and sunroof.
Call 341-5540 cell 426-4408

FOR SALE
2006-BACKHOE CAT 430E
$89,000.00 (DUTY PAID).

1400 Hrs like new, Ac deluxe cab, Hi
ambient cooling, extended hoe, 4 in 1
loader bucket, joystick controls, :

4 wheel drive t
V-line strata coral rock buckets 20”
and 12”, 1- heavy duty 36” bucket.
For more info call. ; \
Rich 366-2210 cell 475-1604









RIB #417A
2005 FORD FOCUS
sedan Exterior Color: Beige Interior Color:
Tan Engine: :4 Cylinder
-Excellent Condition
Asking $7500 ONO
Call 456-9097

IB #418
2000 BMW 528!

Silver exterior with black/ leather interior
Sport package, 53,000 miles, fully loaded,
standard shift, good condition, well maintained.
Original owner. $11,000.00 ono.

Call 327-6298 cell 467-9346

2008 HONDA CIVIC
Navy blue exterior with grey interior
: 8,500.00
Power lock, power windows, AC, CD player,
good running condition, 4 door.
Cell 429-0093 or 676-7079

RIB #530
2004 NISSAN TITAN
_ Green exterior. $18,500.00
Cell -3907

#438
2008 MITSUBISHI ECLISPE :
Grey exterior with black interior, keyless entry,
alarm, AC, CD player, alloy rims, fog lights,
very clean, like new. License until July -
Asking $17, 000, 2.4 cylinder engine,

great on gas
" 422-2772 or 432-2772, 394-8847




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RIB #450
2005 VOLVO XC-90
w/DVD Player & 2 Headsets, CD, Seats 8,
Leather Seats, Low mileage $24, 999
Call 393-6286 (D) 324-7557 (E)

TRIB #507A
1999 FORD MUSTANG GT
White exterior with grey/leather interior ,v8,
standard shift, flow masters exhaust.
$5,500.00
Call 376-5738

A: :
2000. CADILLAC DEVILLE
- Beige exterior with beige interior. $9,000.00 .__
22” rims, AC, leather interior and good. condition
Also 99 DODGE DURANGO JEEP.
3 row leather seats. $5,000.00
Call 242-427-2140 for more info. Ask for Tony

RIB #542

1998 MAZDA MILLENIA V6

Blue exterior with grey interior

$4,500.00

Very good condition, power mirrors, windows,

driver seat, AC works great.

Expat leaving Island
‘Call 376-7470



RIB #511

2008 HONDA ACCORD
Black exterior, leather seats. Car can be viéwed
at East Bay St. Financing and insurance
available $8,500.00. Also
2004 HONDA ACCORD RIMS. $4,500.00
Cell 429-2251 .



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PLEASE CALL ANYTIME:

RIB #515
2004 NISSAN INFINTI G35 COUPE
Royal blue-exterior, black interior, excellent

condition, never driven in Nassau, fully loaded,

banking facilitation available.
Contact Giovanni
341-2734/376-5573/341/2451

RIB #518
2002 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO
White(pink gloss from sun) exterior with black
interior, new paint job, cool AC and running in
good condition. Asking $7,500.00 ono
Call 326-3440 or 565-0050





RIB #525 é :
1996 HONDA SABER
Silver exterior with dark grey interior
; $4500.00 obo
AC, CD player, 18” chrome rims, runs great
Call 552-7166 or 426-8937

TRIB. #564

1998 ALTIMA
White exterior with tan interior.
$4,700.00 ono AC, factory rims, CD player,
clean in and out,'runs very well.
Just in from US.
Cell 466-9721 or 364-8046

THIS VEHICLE IS 2 RARE 50TH SER SAE LIMITED]



LAND ROVER DEFENDER 90 LTD EDITION V8
AUTOMATIC 1998
TOTALLY mene METALLIC BLUE WITH FULL
LIGHT GREY LEATHER
CRASH BARS AND CHROME RUNNING BOARDS
8 SEATS, AIR CONDITIONING, SUNROOF, VERY RARE
AUTOMATIC!

FULL 4 WHEEL DRIVE WHICH WILL DRIVE ON SAND,
ROCKS AND ALL ROUGH TERRAIN WITH NO
PROBLEMS.

THE VEHICLE RUNS ON GAS OR LPG.

FULL SERVICE HISTORY FROM NEW AND JUST HAD

. MAJOR SERVICE IN THE UK.
EVERYTHING WORKS AS IT SHOULD. THIS VEHICLE
HAS BEEN VERY WELL LOOKED AFTER AND HAS NOT
DONE ANY HARD OFF ROAD WORK.



DITION DEFENDE 22” chrome rims, in excellent condition, 4
AVAILABLE TO VIEW ON PARADISE ISLAND original customize rims, AC. $11,000.00
$29,995 USD Call 324-8712 or 448-1373 cell

357 9117/357 9118/225 1096

RIB #527 : RIB #948
2003 FORD TAURUS 2008 HONDA CIVIC
Grey exterior, light grey/leather interior

6,8000.00
Fully loaded, luxury, limited edition w/sunroof, in
excellent conndition. Must sell by x-mas

will negotiable. Call 676-3864 or 376-3837

2 door, auto, $15,000.00














RIB #528

MERCEDES 350 ML2006

Unmarked Black with Black Leather
Fully Loaded.
56,000 mile with Full Mercedes:Service History
Great value NEW SHAPE car .
‘+ $44,000 USD
Please Call 357 9118

RIB #537

445-2801



RIB #529




0 3
2004 HONDA CIVIC 1997 HONDA ACCORD
Blue exterior with tan interior
Clean and well maintained.

Call for price. 426-6769






\

RIB #576 ¢ ‘
, 2009 HONDA ACCORD
White exterior with tan/leather interior ©
2010 HONDA ACCORD, EX
Green exterior, fully loaded!! must see!!
Call 395-1262 or 364-4308

1998 LINCOLN NAVIGATOR

sale. Christmas Speciall!

Needs engine work.

2003 FORD EXPEDITION -EDDIE BAUER
White trim with tan, low mileage,tan leather
interior, 3 row seat, 6 CD changer, DVD player,

Black exterior with grey interior,

Call 327-6746 Cell 242-525-0831

1998 MITSUBISHI LANCER
White exterior, grey interior, $2,500.00 ono Very
good condition, ice cold AC, power locks and
windows, flat screen DVD player, tinted, just
- Serviced. Nice hoilday deal, ready to go, Cell

. Green exterior. Asking $4,000.00
Alarm, CD player, oe with 2 10”speaker, kill

itch.
Call 325- aess. cell 426-8633

Black exterior with tan/leather interior |
$4, 300.00 ono. Excellent condition, interior detailed for

2002 MERCEDES A-160 $1500.00

excellent interio/exterior/DVD player included.

Serious inquiries only. 357-7865, 4296710

TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2011,.PAGE 7









RIB #543



1992 HONDA CIVIC
Chamagne exterior with grey interior
31 ,800.00 Sold as is.

Running but needs some work. .
Cell 525-5012

RIB #968
CAR FOR SALE
2000 Pontiac Grand Prix
2 Door Black Ext & Int. Sport GT Rims
Perfect condition low miles 30,000.00
5,500 ono
Telephone: 361-5177 &
361-5220 ext 239 or 241



RIB #544
- 2001. SUZUKI BALANO
Red exterior with grey interior
Asking price $2,000.000 ono
Phone 326-8942

50
. 2001 HONDA ACCORD
Silver exterior with tan/leather .$4,000.00. ono
4 cylinder, v-tec, 94,000 miles, :
4 door, cold AC, automatic, windows, doors,
locks. For more info give me a call
392-0783 or 4299273



2008 NISSAN ALMERA .
Burgundy exterior with black interior
Must sell!! clean as new, 4 door, automatic,
power windows, locks, air conditioed
Serious inquiries only. $1 0,500.00 ono
Call 341-8221 or 457-1303 or 361-6758









PAGE 8, TUESDAY,



Sons

BRAND NEW 2011 JAGUAR X
PREMIUM LUXURY.
Soft grain seats, Parking Aid pack with rear
camera, 19" alloy wheels,3.0 V6 Petrol
320w Jaguar Premium Sound System +
Port Interface
Priced $97,995.00. Ph: 361-0000/424-0035.

RIB #561
2000 LAND ROVER DISCOVERY I! SE-7.
Dual Sunroofs, Cold AC, AM/FM/CD Stereo. All
time 4wheel drive. Price $10,500.00.
Ph 424-0035

RIB #562 :

2011 KINROAD 800CC &1100CC STREET
Legal on road & off road super sport ATV
Buggys for sale powered by suzuki 800cc

$7,500.00 & 1100cc. $8,800.00
Please call 434-7550 or 426-5520

RIB #563
2000 TOYOTA LITEACE
Silver exterior. Excellebt family or business
van, only 55k, ice cold AC, power everything,
CD player, great on gas & easy to maintain.
‘$7,500.00 ono
Serious inquiries only. Cell 448-5602

RIB #584

1997 HONDA LEGEND
Gray, CD player, AC, in Good condition
$4,000.00 ono
Contact: 1-242-557-3635

JANUARY 4, 2011

RIB #567
CHEVROLET TILT MASTER
White exterior with grey interior
In good condition, one owner. $7,500.00
Cell. 558-3911

19991 ISUZU cee es TRUCK FOR
ALE
closed body truck, white/multi, needs minor
body repairs. Ideal for medium to large
deliveries. Asking $8500.00 ono
Call 326-6331/2/4

TRIB #570 ;
1999 FORD EXPLORER EDDIE BAUER
Red/brown exterior, brown interior. Leaving
island priced for sale. $9,000.
Phone: 394-8837, 544-9861 or 552-8530

TRIB #571
2003 DODGE RAM 1500
White and grey exterior, black interior,
owner leaving island.
Priced for quick sale. $14,000.
Phone 394-8837, 544-9861 or 552-8530

FOR SALE
17FT AQUA SPORT BOAT

$5,500.00
140cc engine with aluminum trailer,
Excellent condition. Sea ready.
Call 456-7008

1998 HONDA SABER
Silver exterior, good condition, very reliable.
$8,000 ono. Expat leaving.
Call 362-0881 cell 376-3940

RIB #578
2002 HONDA ACCORD

Silver exterior with black interior ,AC, CD, runs

great, clean inside & out, stick shift, HID lights,
must see! $7,000.00 ono
2002 NISSAN MAXIMA,,.

CD, leather, AC, new. Asking $7,500 ono
Call 364-0639,449-6254,465-4640

RIB #581
- 2001 LAND ROVER- RANGE ROVER
Navy blue exterior with grey/leather interior
Owner leaving, good condition, recently
serviced, license until Nov 2011
As Is. $18,500.000bo
Call 544-1295 or 429-1892

RIB #583
2003 DODGE RAM
Silver exterior with grey interior
$11,000.00 ono
License untill Sept 2011. Great condition,
cold AC. Cell 525-5670 or 302-1517

TOUR BOAT FOR SALE $50,000 ONO.
This boat was primarily used for diving,
snorkeling, sightseeing, and day away trips. It is!
an easy convert for commercial fishing as well.
Motivated seller. Info 242-525-9754 or
ExpatBahamas @ yahoo.com

RIB #586
2004 CHEVY TRAIL BLAZER
Blue exterior with grey interior. $9,900.00
Fully loaded, excellent condition.
Call 324-4416 or 395-1706

RIB. #588
1998 MITSUBISHI MIRAGE
Silver exterior with grey interior, 4 cylinder, AC,
CD player, in excellent condition.
$1500.00 ono
Call 324-8415 cell 429-3014

TRIB #590

2004 CHEVY TAHOE
Smoke grey exterior with tan leather interior
$10,500.00 obo. Owner leaving Island,
Only serious inquiries please. Cell 558-6825

RIB #592
; 2000 FORD EXPEDITION
Black exterior with grey interior.
$2,500.00. AC, 22” rims, touch screen DVD.
Also
1997 NISSAN MAXIMA
Dark purple, leather interior, needs radiator
Asking $1,000.00
Call 361-5501 cell 423-8927

RIB #575 :
2006 AVON JET TENDER,
Yamaha powered jet drive, 50 hrs, excellent
condition, 11’ tender with new trailer, special
edition. Great tender, great price.
$9,000.00 ono. Call 436-5065 or 544-6187





TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2011, PAGE 9

om CARIB - GENERATORS
i@21SUPER SILENT - PERKINS, CUMMINS, ISUZU -
[| GENERATORS:
4 Automatic Transfer Switch, 100/200 gallon fuel tanks,
eep Sea Controllers, Stamford Alternators, Weather Proof
nclosures, Shipping & Customs Duties Included ....50%

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#298

Gt35r turbo kit for Rb25det $1800.00.
Kit includes: -
1) Gt35r turbo. Dual ball bearing internal gate
14psi actuator .63 rear.
2) Brand new jecs 550cc injectors.
3) Brand new low mount turbo manifold with









15kw Diesel $ 7,193.00
20kw Diesel $ 8,100.00
24kw Diesel $ 8,525.00



















RIB #287 .
2000 MAKO 221 :
White, 22’ center console (duty paid)

2005, 200 hp mercury-100 hrs,
, VHF, garmin color GPS
xxx Annual service and new bottom paint within
3 months xxx., $19,500 .
Cell 424-2483

RIB #360A
FOR SALE- BRAND NEW!
Men’s 26” roadmaster 18 speed mountain bike.
$220.00 3
Pioneer DEh1300MP car CD player $150
Pyle 400. watt subwoofer w/bin $85
Xbox 360 4 GB w/WiFi $395
Call 525-6223



FOR SALE: 2009 883 HARLEY DAVIDSON
; SPORTSTER
JUST LIKE NEW ONLY 394 MILES. ALWAYS
KEPT IN GARAGE.

NEW FORWARD PEDAL KIT INSTALLED.
COMES WITH A COVER.
$15,000.00 .CONTACT: DAMON PINDER @

: ; 242-367-2598.

BBF #290 :
KEYLESS REMOTE FOR FORD ONLY
(Ford explorer, Ford escape, Ford Taurus, F150
) $55.00 w/ programming ph# 426-4565

TRIB #221

















icardo 30kw Diesel $ 8,354.00

spacers. icardo 40kw Diesel $ 9,318.00

4) P.I.T bcu electronic boost controller with built Cumming 20kw Diesel $11,175.00
in turbo timer and everything needed for install. Gurdmiie a eee Oe ost oe .

5) Front/Dump pipe heat wrapped. Cummins 80kw Diesel $18,876.00

U.K. Perkins 30kw Diesel $12,102.00

Everything is in perfect working order.
Guaranteed 400 plus wheel horsepower. ~
Cell 456-3370







4OKW TO 4000KW FACTORY DIRECT
INASSAU & FAMILY ISLANDS------- Phone 427-3749



RIB #574 -
~19’ BOSTON WHALER OUTRAGE, |
2000 mercury 200 hp EFI, runs excellent, very
fuel effecient, nice t-top, cooler seat, 60+mph,
very solid hull, looks good, floor needs paint
only, new tank, unsinkable. A steal@6,900
no trailer. 436-5065,544-6187

1996 TIARA 4000 EXPRESS
With twin cummins diesels
Generator, AC, Raymarine. plotter and many
extras. $195,000.00 ono
Call 325-2380 or 324-2184 Sands

468 :

2004 SEA FOX OPEN FISHERMA'
225hp, 4-stoke boat & engine
254-hrs, 2005 trailer, excellent condition,
garage kept, never sail in Bahamas, trim tabs
(2)72 quarts coolers,
remote lights. $34,000 ono. Quick sale.
Call:433-9557/392-4673

FOR SALE -— 2002 30' (FOOT) CONTENDER
Twin 250 Yamaha Four-Stroke Engines (Low
Hours)

Garmin GPS, Depth-Sounder & Radar
Clarion Stereo (KM Ready)

Asking Price: $63,500 (or best offer)429-8520.

GET READY FOR CHRISTMAS

THIS ISN’T A DEAL
THIS IS A STEAL!!

~-BRAND NEW
JON WAY 50cc’s Scooters

$995.00

RED, BLUE, BLACK
F “ONLY 4 LEFT!!
CUSTOM FAIRINGS, ELECTRIC START
UP TO 90 MPG

Call AL 448-3570 or 393-3604

"|Best prices on quality name brand Pirelli,
Toyo, Nitto, Delinte, Vogue, Mickey —
Thompson among other brands.

$89.95 9245/30/22
$130.00 9555/30/22
$135.00

265/35/22
$170.00 ee ao)
$170.00 =o toe2
$180.00 305/40/22
$190.00 305/45/22
$200.00 255/30/24
$245.00 305/35/24

305/30/26

Ph# 394-4128

$235.00
$225.00
$275.00
$235.00
$275.00
$275.00

$325.00
$450.00

U.K. Perkins 40kw Diesel $12,445.00
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$300.00 |

60kw Diesel $13,467.00
90kw Diesel $21,200.00



1986 CHEERMEN THROLLER FISHING BOAT
Gg Fiber Glass Hull
38 ft long
Engine type: Detroit Diesel >
Asking price: $40,000 Nearest Offer
Contact Mark Turnquest @ 357-0934

73
: 25’ HYDRA-SPORT,

Twin 250 yamaha’s, runs excellent, very clean,
furuno GPS, clarion cd bracket, double-axle
aluminum trailer. A true must see!! Many extras,
must sell. $24,000.00 ono
Call 436-5065,544-6187

TYRE SPECIALS
205/ 40/ 17.$100
215/ 45/ 17 $110
215/35/ 18 $130
225/ 40/ 80 $130
245/ 35/ 20 $180
255/ 35/ 20 $220
245/ 30/ 22 $255
255/30/ 22 $240
305/ 45/ 22 $265
Tinting from $110

ph# 356-2109

2007 HONDA CIVIC SI RIMS (USED)
17 inch, 5 hole, 5 rims + tires
$650, call 4247448/3643459





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$499.99

BBF #788 :
ACER EM + ACER 15" LAPTOP Special:

2GB RAM; 160GB HD; Windows 7; CD/DVD .

RW; WiFi. Card Reader; Anti-Virus Software.
1 YEar Warranty. Finance / LayAway from
$499.99: Call 323.6315

BBF #795 ;
5 HP Compaq 15” Laptop Shacde
Win 7. CD/DVD RW. 2GHz. 2GB RAM. 250HD.
WIFI. Card Reader. Facebook and Twitter
Ready. Anti-Virus; Fax Line. 1 Year Warranty.
Finance | LayAway from $499.99. Call
- 323.6315.

H.P. PAVILLION TX 2000 *
TOUCH SMART TABLET P.C.

Swivel screen, altec lansing speakers, windows |

vista. Hardly used.
Cost $1,200.00, new $425.00 ~
Call 424-0554 or 327-8086

RIB #458.
DELL LAPTOP DS 620 LATTITUBE 1.8 GHZ
PROCESSOR 1024MB DVD/CDRW XP
WIRELESS :
Call 324-8471

RIB #534
CHEAP 27” TV’S
Starting at 149.00
All games available.
Call393-7943°

BBF #789 2
Dell Inspiron 15” LAPTOP SALE:

Win Vista/7. CD/DVD RW. 2GHz. 2GB RAM.
160HD. WIFI. Card Reader. Anti-Virus. 1 Year
Warranty. Finance | LayAway from $499.99.
Call 323.6315.

$399.99

BBF #790
Dell + HP MINI LAPTOP SALE:

1 GB RAM; 160HD; WIFI; Windows XP or
Windows 7; Webcam: Card Reader; Anti Virus
Software. 1 Year Limited Warranty. Finance/
LayAway from $399.99 Call 323.6315

RIB #223
s GATEWAY MINI LAPTOP $345.00
10.1” screen, 1.GB ram, windows 7, built in web
cam, wireless internet.1 year warranty
Ph: 364-7854. e.sales @tronicquest.com

RIB #225 — o
HP PAVILLION LAPTOP $599.00
Dual core CPV, 3 GB ram,web cam,320 GB hard
drive, wireless internet. 1 year warranty. Free Av and
office software. Call 364-7854

RIB #285A
FOR SALE-BRAND NEW!
Toshiba/LG 32"LCD TV $585

Toshiba 42" LCD tv $860

Toshiba DVD player $75
pioneer De ees CD player w/remote

50
Free cordless phone w/every TV or CD player,
purchase!!
Call 525-6223

BBF #916
Dell Zino Desktop Special:
2GB RAM; 250 HD; CD/DVD RW; USB Ports;
Win Vista | 7 + More; Anti-Virus; Speakers; NOT
included. Finance/LayAway from $599.99.
Call 323.6315.

BBF #921 ;
|. HP COMPAQ COMPLETE DESKTOP
SPECIAL: 3GB RAM; 320 HD; CD/DVD RW;

USB Ports; Windows 7 + More; Anti-Virus;. -
Speakers included. Finance/LayAway from
$599.99. Call 323.6315.

BBF #793
HP Laptop Special:

Webcam; Win 7. CD/DVD Burner. 2GHz. 3GB
RAM. 320HD. WIFI. Card Reader. Facebook
and Twitter Ready. Anti Virus. 1 Year Warranty.
Finance | LayAway from $599.99.

Call 323.6315.

GREAT FOR KIDS .
Or college students. Genuine microsoft xp pro,
Microsoft office & antivirus wireless, 1GB mem,
80 gb hd> intel pentium m 14.1 inch screen to
dvd’s. $329.00. 394-0120/565-9253

$49.99

BBF #928
MAGIC JACK VOIP TELEPHONE.

Use your computer and Internet service so you
can make calls to the US and Canada with no
monthly bill. 1 Year Warranty included. Price:

$49.99. Call 323-6315

\ $489.99

BBF #922
Toshiba Laptop 15” Special:
Windows 7; CD/DVD RW; 2.1 GHz ; 2GB RAM;
250 HD; Card Reader;. WIFI; Anti Virus
Software; 1 Year Warranty. Financel LayAway.
Price ae? 99. val 323.6315.

BS559 99

BBF #920
IBM Lenovo Laptop:
Webcam; 3GB RAM; 250GB HD; CD/DVD
Burner; Windows 7; Anti Virus; 2.1 Ghz; WIFI
1 Year Warranty. Price from $559.99.
Finance/LayAway.
Call 323.6315.

$349.99

BBF #918
ACER EM + ACER MINI LAPTOP:

1 GB RAM; 160-250GB HD; WiFi; Windows 7;
Webcam; Gard Reader. Anti Virus Software. 1
Year Warranty. Finance/LayAway from $349.99.
Call 323.6315

RIB #224
TOSHIBA SATELLITE LAPTOP $475. 00.
15.6 screen, 2 GB ram, 250 GB hard drive ~
window 7, wireless internet. 1 year warranty free
software. 364-7854 or sales @tronicquest.com

BBF #912
HP 4GB Flash Drive Sale:
Store data, important files, videos, pictures and
take them with you. Works on any laptop or
desktop, a eiey and play into any usb port.
Price $19.99. 1 Year warranty.
Call 323.6315










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Charger compatible with most pc laptops. Fits . Norton Antivirus Sale:

Industry leading protection against viruses,

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Asus, NEC ad more. 90W with multiple
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Call-323.6315;

Scans constantly to stop future attacks. Price
$29.99. Call 323.6315.

XEROX
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contact 322-
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$4,000.00 RIB #345

GAMES AND ACCESORIES FOR SALE
PS3, X-Box, WII, PsP,PS2,
starting at $20.00 & up.
Tel:449-8024, 393-7986

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All in one television and audio broadcast solution, 4-Video inputs/ 6-Audio Inputs, integrated
graphics totally portable asking $5000 ONO
ph# 324-8444 10 days tribune issue 84 076 and 84 077

RIB #449

BRAND NEW! CAR CD PLAYER

door speakers for sale. $45.00
Pioneer w/remote MP3/ready $145.00

Pioneer w/remote USB/Ipod Mp3 ready $175.00

JVC w/remote mp3/ready $135.00

Pioneer 12E $125.00
Call for more details. 376-3655/325-0815

RIB #521 ;
PS3 Bundle, 160GB,
3 Games $599
Cam corder $199 »
Call.394-4357 cell 422-0789

DUAL SIM, MP3, MP4, WIFI (TOUCHSCREEN)
PHONES $190,

Gps,fm radio, tv, bluetooth, apps downloadable
usb cord included Other dual sim phones
ranging from $65 Nokia 5030-$50 Wifi phone
‘and epad DEAL-$10 discount-370
Contact: email: crew242 @ gmail.com or 376-

RIB #285 — ;

FOR SALE-BRAND NEW!
Playstation 3 160GB &WiFi w//2 free games
& 2 mics $570
Xbox 360 4GBw/WiFi(new models)$395
Nintendo Wale ae sports & mario Bros

: 375 :

Nintendo Ds or psp $280
ipod touch 8GB $285
Call:525-6223

RIB #650
‘ILINK & NFUSION PROGRAMMER SYSTEM

&
HDTV SYSTEM
Contact: 341-6241 or 544-9556

PlayStation
Network Cards:
Purchase games,
a Bae seas | MapPacks, demos,
nd more. $10 card
for $15. $20 card

: for $25.
Call 323.6315.

EPAD - $190,
specs: 7 inch
touchscreen, 256 ram
memory, 2gb harddrive,

memory card slot, apps
market, wifi,,ethernet / : hand cuffs,
usb adaptor included, 6 ange and much -
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memory card, -Call 393-4481
email: : or
crew242 @ gmail.com or 393-7481, 458-5163
376-8704

NEW SERCUITY
EQUIPMENT
FOR SALE.
6 motorola 6 miles, 6
solid steel sticks, 6

HID KITS Starting at $100.00
Also replacement bulbs & ballast
Cell 425-9107 or 468-1003



N-FUSION NEW
PROGRAM
Solaris, Phoenix and
(older model Nova)
Also Sonic 360
Premier and elite
satellite recieve
available (new) now
watch adult chs and
ppv movies and
‘events.
Phone: 324-5467

‘ or
426-1437 or 636-3916

RIB #360

. FOR SALE -BRAND NEW!
Nikon S3000 12MPdigital Camera

w/rechargeable battery $185
Olympus T100 12MP digital camera

w/rechargeable battery $135
Fujifilm J40 12.2MP digital camera

w/rechargeable battery $150

Ipod touch 8GB $295
Call 525-6223

IPHONE 3GS 16GB FOR
0.

600,
iPhone 3g 16gb for $450
ph#456-3781/454-7209
phone comes with box in
mint
condition

10 days tribune issue 84
068 ‘

GENERATORS FOR SALE

K: Perkins Genst engines. S/N U807513C
7814 Hrs. $2,500.00

L: Perkins-Genset engines
S/N 5594-11094 6594 Hrs3$3, 000.00

O: Perkins Genset engines S/N° 'U803261C
2657 Hrs. $4,500.00

P: Perkins Genset S/N U807514G
9372 Hrs .$2,000.00
The Generator end was
3OKW
Perkins 4,236 series engine 4 cylinder
Call: 1-242-357-0143



THE TRIBUNE

OAKLEY SHADES
Authentic oilrings, gascan and many other.
Many colors just $60" 00 casio G-shock $60.00
NBA and NEL jersey also authentic.
Call 432-2428

WOODLAWN SWING SETS
KIDS PALACE $1,395.00
9-5 Monday- Friday.
Call 322-1103

LIKE NEW KITCHEN AID, FRIDGE
$1,500 ONO
ph# 357-4818 / 525-5745

1B #363
PITTBULL PUPPIES

8 weeks old, first shots and worming, aggressive} -

(look at photo), 4 males and 2 female. .
$350.00 each.
Phone Contact (357-5646 or 364-2675.)

Price

RIB #562 :
SHIT-TZU PUPPIES FOR SALE
Had ist shot. $300.00
Call 393-6343 or 394-8303

BBF #594
STARTING AT $22.00.....SHAWL &
NECKLACE SET!!!
GREE GIFT BOX, GIFT WRAP TISSUE
PAPER AND BOW!!!
Ph# 357-4437 or 326-6910.

RIB #532
CABINETS AND COUNTERTOPS
, FOR SALE
LARGE INVERTORY
¢ Call 356-2285 cell 636-0625 or
email interiorservicessolutions @ yahoo.com

DOG CRATES AND CARRIERS FROM $79.00
ph# 325-4994/432-9237/431-1512

TRIB #589

SHITZU PUPPIES FOR SALE
Male-$450
Female- $500
Call 324-2506

HAVANESE, YORKY, MALTESE,
LABRADOODLE,
GERMAN SHEPHERD, ph#325-4994/432-
9237/431-1512

TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2011, PAGE 17

TWO LADIES
WATCHES
The versace is
brand new and
3 comes with the
#1 box. The diamond
Techno marine
; bands are
q inter changeable.
Cell 425-5520

,. VIKING COUNTERTOP APPLIANCES
The Viking Professional countertop appliances include
40 ounce blenders, 5 and 7 quart stand mixers, 12 cup
food processors, 2 and 4 slot toasters, hand blenders
and hand mixers.
All available in stainless grey, bright red and black.”
Call 322-1103

BOSCH STAINLESS
STEEL PACKAGE
STARTING AT

; $5,696.00!
Refrigerator, Range,
Microwave and
Dishwasher.
Bosch can offer
‘everything from cooking
products to Cleaning
products, from laundry to
‘ refrigeration.
Call 322-1103

RIB #579
2 VERY NICE SLIGHTLY USED LEATHER
SOFAS
Wood bottom. $1200.00 ono
Ph: 362-0881 or 376-3940

PARROT FOR SALE
4 year old tamed speaking Bahamian colors
Macaw Parrot for sale with big cage.
Looking for a good home.
Tel. 364-8697

RIB #536
SHIH-TZU PUPPIES FOR SALE
$300.00
Black and brown
Call 322-2851 or 432-3968

RIB #294 BBF #604
RED NOSE PUPS,
good bloodline, big boned, has first shots,
asking $600 for males and $650 for females
ONO

ph# 454-2213/565-0675

SHIH-TZU PUPPIES
6 weeks old, had first shot, very nice tooking.
1 female, 5 males. $500.00 each.
Call 341-1369 cell 428-7998

‘539
MASSIVE LOWRIDER PITTBULL PUPPIES
‘With headsize and conformation, from a well
known bloodline. Serious inquiries only
contact 557-1756 Leave messeage
(Pups 11 weeks with 2 shots)

SHIH-TZU PUPPIES FOR SALE
Already had 2nd shot, 3 female and 3 male,
1 woman Pomerian aleady had 2nd shot.
Call 361-5734 or 466-7285





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EXCLUSIVES
EXUMA! Two lots available,
each with 10,000SF_ with
utilities nearby, _ perfect for
future investinent or your island
etawa’ Web Ref: 564694.
rice: 17,998
FOXDALE! Residential lot with
11,312SF_ with. single/multi-
family zoning giving you various

options!’ Web Ref: 564697.
Price: $150,000
FOXDALE! 3bd/2bt family



home in a well established
area. Features a well laid out
floor plan with open
vingicining: . kitchen Ww
breakfast bar. aaa room,
tiled, wall a/c, and deck in the
back yard. Web Ref: 564459
Price: $199,000
COMMERCIAL NASSAU STI!
. Lot. features 10,777 SF, is
slightly elevated and has ample
room for your business venture!
Call today! Web. Ref: pSAS2e.
Price: $229,000
CABLE + +#£BEACHI! ! very
spacious ~ condo. wit!
3bd/3.5bt. Beach access: ‘and
pool/sun deck. Lots of cotinter
space and storage in kitchen,
- ceramic tiles/carpet throughout,
ceiling fans, wall a/c units & lots
of windows. Web Ref: 564454
Price: $310,000
SANDYPORT! Premier canal-
front townhouse. 4bd/3.5bt end
unit features 2,444 SF of living
space: not including porches
and a covered carport. Fully
fenced with a. front yard and
there is a private deck, boat
dock. and boat house! Web
Ref: 563816 Price: $695,000
HARBOUR ISLAND! Ready for
‘immediate occupancy,
‘attractively furnished. 2bd/2 i
with hardwood ~ floors,.. well-
equipped kitchen with breakfast
bar. and laundry closet, large
master suite & ample storage.
Rent while you're not*‘there!
.. Web Ref: 564437 Price: $1.1M.
‘GREAT. HARBOUR CAY!
Canal front property with 105+/-
feet of canal frontage. Spagicus
14;221SF property
‘duplex accommodating a
3bd/2bt apartment: and a
1bd/1bt apartment. Web. Ref:
564604. Price: $1.25M




























._ , SALES
FREEPORT! 0.31 acre lot is
.just- right for you: conveniently
located about 5 miles. from
down. town, restaurants. &
shopping! Web Ref: 564732.
Price: $34,720

ANDROS! Two. lots being sold
as one. each being 100' x 200'
offering lots. of space to build
four dream home and located
just south of the. Congo Town
Airport in beautiful Andros.
There is 100' of road frontage
on Queen's Highway and being
200' deep. Web Ref: 564916.
Price: $55,000

Contact Bahamas Realty Ltd.
Ph: 242-396-0000
www.bahamasrealty.bs
















‘EAST: BAY ST!

restaurants,







. THE .
3bd/2.5bt furnished townhouse

ABACO! Unfinished triplex -
finish to your taste!_ Completed
up to the belt beam, desirable
location, family neighbourhood.
Nice size corner lot. Web Ref:
564619. Price: $125,000

SOUTH OCEAN! Large multi-
family lot located just off South
Ocean Blvd. with just under
12,500SF and approved zoning
for 5 townhouse units! Web
Ref: 564532. Price: $249,000

SAFFRON HILL! Prime ocean
view residential lot in the gated
subdivision located directly
ebposite the ocean with 9,000
SF. Web Ref: 564512 Price:
$320,000

FREEPORT! Beautiful home
with 140' deep canal frontage.
Features, 3bd+/3.5b+. and lots
of space*for family and friends.
Gorgeous: terrace overlooking
canal, 16' ceilings, ‘impact
windows, 2-car garage & lots
more. Web Ref: 56 57. Price:
$1.25M.

FOR RENT

' Centrall
located 1bd/1bt)' condo’ wit
harbour views. Private, secure
complex. featuring a pool, gym
& conference room. Close to
marinas,
downtown '& Paradise Island.
Web Ref: 564931.
$1,500 p/m

PARADISE IS! With swimming
pool, lush tropical landscaping
and just; minutes from all the
activities of Atlantis & a short
walk to the beach this 1bd/1bt
apartment is offered attractively
furnished and | features- a
comfortable layout: ‘Web Ref:
564935. Price: $1,500 p/m

MOUNT VERNON! Charming
2bd/2bt.condo overlooking pool
in “upscale __ neighbourhood.
Features include’ a covered
patio, central. air and a lush
arden. Offered. _ tastefully
urnished. Web Ref: 564933.
Price: $2;000 p/m .

GROVE! Immaculate
located in gated community.
Fully equipped kitchen with

.energy star rated & other eco-

friendly features, . spacious
living areas, wrap-around
custom’ built deck & gazebo.
Electrical shutters, central air &

2-car jarage. Web_ Ref:
564708. $3,850 p/m

PARADISE Is! Spacious
3bd/3.5bt - apartment has
unmatchable harbour front
views and location. Ground

floor apartment has large wrap-
around patio overlooking the
see marina and views beyond.

Ref: 564934. Price:
$5,000 p/m

Contact Bahamas Realty Ltd. |

Ph: 242-396-0000
www.bahamasrealty.bs

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(ACK ISAACS.
REALTY

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SIVE RAHIAMIAN PEOPâ„¢
RENTALS APARTMENTS

EASTERN ROAD _ - bed,
1bath, Furnished REF# 48009
Monthly $850

PRINCE CHARLES DRIVE ’- 2
‘beds, 2 baths, Semi-furnished
REF# 49209 Monthly $1,350

WEST GROVE - 2 beds, 2
baths, Unfurnished REF #
48409 Monthly $1,500

‘CABLE BEACH - 2 beds, 2.5
baths, Semi-furnished REF#
47709 Monthly $1,700

HIGHLAND PARK - 2 beds,
2.5 baths, Furnished REF #
48709 Monthly $1,800

LOVE BEACH - 2 beds, 2
baths, Furnished: REF#. 49309
Monthly $2,800

ORANGE HILL WEST - 2
beds, 2.5 — baths, — Furnished
REF# 41409 Monthly $3,000

SANDY PORT - 2 beds, 2.5
baths, Furnished: REF#. 42609
Monthly $3,500

VISTA MARINA - 3 beds, 3.5
baths, Furnished REF# 44909
Monthly $3,800

BAYROC —.3 bed, 3.5 bath,
Furnished REF ‘#50709
Monthly $8,500.00



Price: |

HIGH VISTA - 3 beds, 2.5
baths, Furnished REF# 44109
Monthly $ 2,400 _ -

HIGHLAND PARK - 3 beds; 2
baths, Semi-furnished REF #
46509 Monthly $2,450

CABLE BEACH. - beds,
1bath, Furnished REF# 42509
Monthly $3,000

CORAL HARBOUR:
3baths, Furnished
43809 Monthly $2,700.

‘LOTS

- 4beds,
REF #

FOX HILL:
6,100 sq ft lot with duplex belt
course. $92,000.00

TWYNAM HEIGHTS: — Single
family lots approximately
11,000 Sq. Ft. $175,000.00

| WEST BAY ST. SAFFRON

HILL: Single Family
starting $175,000.00

MULTI FAMILY WEST LAKE
PLANTATION: 9,100 Sq. Ft.
Lots starting $200,000.00

JACK ISAACS
REAL ESTATE
CALL: 322-1069

info@ bahamasproperty.com
www, bahamasproperty.com

lots

Approximately



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: Lee B.

BEACHFRONT LOT — OCEAN
CLUB ESTATES-EXCLUSIVE:
Unique lot with white sandy
beach in Exclusive . Gated

“Community on Paradise Island.

$5,000,000.00 +,

MOUNT PLEASANT:
Charming 3 bedroom, 1 bath
home in mature
neighborhood located
minutes from. Lyford Cay
shopping center. $132,000.00
GREAT OPPORTUNITY

EASTERN RD. TOWNHOUSE:
Panoramic Oceanviews 3 bed,
3 bath. Living and dining areas
extend to terrace. Loft with full
bathroom. beautiful pool,
laundry facilities, seconds from
beach. $399,000.00

DELAPORT | TOWNHOUSE:
Oceanfront. 3° bed 2. bath
townhouse with ocean views

from every room. Stand-by

enerator. Gated community in

able Beach area.
$595, 000.00

CABLE BEACH PENTHOUSE:
Oceanfront 3 bed, 2 bath, 2
story -penthouse in Cable
Beach. In excellent condition
and comprised of
approximately 2,000 square
feet this penthouse is tastefully
furnished: and boasts fantastic

views of the somoundinig
turquoise waters.
$865,000.00 —

WATERFRONT OLD FORT
BAY: - Stunning 3 bed, 3.5
bath family home is located in
the - prestigious gated
community of Old Fort Bay.
Move-in ready with serene and
tasteful ambiance incorporating
Caribbean style furnishings,
artwork, window treatments and
decorative accents. Hardwood
floors throughout. the master
suite, office and stairwell. Shell
Stone tile..adorns = all. other
rooms and the patio and pool
area. Professionally
landscaped garden with fully
automated irrigation system.
and 60 KW.Kohler Generator.
$3,700,000.00

JACK ISAACS _
REAL ESTATE ~
CALL: 322-1069: -

info@bahamasproperty.com
www, bahamasproperty.com

PROPERTY FOR

SALE
Single family property
located in Suffolk
Subdivision over the
bridge in Freeport.

$30,000 O.N.O
Call 533-2064. -

BLESSED ROCK
REALTY

Telephone
341-4303, 454-1702,
454-8978 or 395-6483

Coral Harbour 80x100

$99,500.00

Off Carmichael Road 52x110
$73,000.00

Off Soldier Road 50 x 100
$49,000.00

Pine Barren of Prince Charles
51x143 $73,000.00

Off Cowpen Road 5Ox100
$62,500.00

Fox Hill Road 2 Duplex Lots
60x100 $60,000.00

Chippingham Duplex Lots
50x97 $60,000.00

Off Soidier Road Triplex
50X1 40 $90,000.00

Off Soldier Road West
Residential _~ Lots 50x100
‘$72,000.00 :

Sandilands Village Road. 2
Triplex Lots 538x125 $86,000.

Marshall: Road ‘near.
53x125 $86,000.00

Coral Harbour Residential: Lots
60x150 $106,000.00

Hills

water

Gardens 50x100

$70,000.00

Coral Breeze Gated 75x100
$99,500.00 -

St. Andrews Beach
Residential Lot 90x90
$120,000.00

Bacardi Road Gated 65x100
$95, ooo. 00.

Yuma Estates Gated 65x100
$99,000.00 —

Serenity 60X100 $85,000.00 |

South Ocean Estates 100x1 34 :

$158,000. 00

Twin Lakes 103X140

$246,000.00

ACREAGES
Marshall Road on the water
3.45 acres 800,000.00 ;

Martshall Road
930,000.00

Off Gladstone Road 9 acres
1.63 Mil

Orange.
362,000.00

Off St. Vincent 1.80 acres
460,000.00

Marshall Road on the water
3.2. acres $420,000.00

5 acres

Hill 2 acres

BUILDINGS
Nassau Village 3bed, 1 bath
jood condition 80x100
110,000.00



THE TRIBUNE
"ING BARGAINS

COLDUWCLL
YN Yay

LIGHTFBOURN
REALTY |

Homes/Apartments

6684 4 bed, 3 bth. Pool, quiet
eastern community. $399,00

7283 2 bed. 2 bath home.
Gated, shared pool. $320,00

6946 Montagu Villas 2 bed, 1
bth townhouse. $197,000

7255 Baycroft 2 bed, 1 bath.
Renovated. Water Views.
$210,000

7206 Cable Beach. 5 bed, 3
bath home. $499,000. Price
Negotiable :

Triplex/Duplex
7137 Reduced ‘Duplex,

between Blair and Village Rd.
$299,000

7262 Fourplex- Great
Investment... All. units rented.
$250,000 :

Lots

7151 Large Multifamily lot Kool
Acres $120,000.

6997 Triplex. lot.
$140,000 ‘

6234 Venice Bay 10,000 sa. ft
lot. Owner financing $99, 900

5471 South Ocean Estates
11,700sq.ft. lot. Owner
financing $155,000 ©

Tel: 242-393-8630-7
sales @coldwellbankerbaha
mas.com '
www. coldwolibankerbahamas:
; “=-com

8,525 sq.ft:

mele mya =
SUBDIVISION IN
CORAL HARBOUR,

2.3 acres

Tel: 362-1820



FOR SALE BY OWNER
: 18 Apts & two houses,
Good investment, fully.rented
Close to P:l. Bridge. .
Phone:465-2138 far price

PROPERTY FOR SALE IN
FREEPORT
Size 168x178x49
ules: Sin place.
Call: 37a 8562 / 443-6713

4-BED, 2 1/2-BATH ;
SUNSET PARK -

: 3-BED, 2-BATH
ST VINCENT ROAD

4-BED, 2-BATH
GARDEN HILLS #2

TELEPHONE
324-0342/556-8064/364-1565



THE TRIBUNE

Bay St. & Victoria Ave
Tel: (242) 323 0800/1
sales@RTBahamas.com
www.RTBahamas.com

Rentals
Bay Street Office Space-
Starting at $500 p/m :
Culberts Hill: 2 Bed, 1 Bath
Apt. Fully Furn. Includes all

utilities. $1,100 p/m

Pride Estates: 3 Bed, 2 Bath
home, furnished with paved
driveway $1,300 p/m

Westridge: 2 Bed, 2 Bath Semi
Furn. Gated, washer & dryer.
$1,350 p/m

Sea Breeze Lane: 2 Bed, 2
Bath Fully Furn. Gated.
Washer/dryer $1,400 p/m

Off West Bay: 2 Bed, 1 Bath
Fully Furn. Incl.,
water,phone,cable, internet
$1,500 p/m

Carefree: 2 Bed, 1 Bath, Fully
Furn. Incl. water. Ocean & Pool
$1,500 p/m

West Bay Street: 3 Bed, 2.5
Bath Large Unfurn. Townhouse
$1,550 p/m

Sea Beach Estates: 2 Bed, 1.5
Bath. Semi Furn, granite, wood
floor $1,700 p/m -

Cable Beach: 2 Bed, 2 Bath

Spacious. Fully Furnished
$2,000 p/m -

Delaporte Condo: 2 Bed, 2
Bath. Furn, pool, bch, gated.

$2,200 p/m

Cable Beach: 2Bed, 2Bath.
Gated, Furn. a/c, near beach
$2,300 p/m

Westridge: 3 Bed,-2.5 Bath
Fully Furn townhome with pool.
Gated $2,500 p/m

Cable Beach: 2 Bed, 2 Bath
Oceanfront Gated, fully furn a/c
$2,500 p/m

Sulgrave Manor: 2 Bed, 2
Bath Condo with pool & beach.
$2,500.

Paradise Island: 2 Bed, 2.5
Bath. Furnished with Pool.
$2,600 p/m

Office At Ocean Place- $2,500
p/m

Delaporte Point: Townhome, 3
bed 2.5 bath, furn, oceanfront,
gated, pools, beach $3,500 p/m

pon roe 3Bed, -3.5 Bath.
Fully furn w/dock slip. Kids
Allowed $4,( 000 p/m

Bay St. & Victoria Ave
Tel: (242) 323 0800/1
sales@RTBahamas.com
‘www.RTBahamas.com

South Ocean: 3 Bed, 3.5 Bath
4,000 sq ft. home with pool and
alc $4,000 p/m

Bay Street — night club $5,000
p/m

Residential/Commercial
Off Minnie St. — Duplex Bldg
for sale, 2 Bed, 1 Bath each
side $150,000 .

Sir. Lynden Pindling — 2 Bed,
2 Bath Home for sale. Unfurn.
Great Buy $165,000

San Souci: 2 Bed, 1.5 Bath
Townhouse, semi furnished
with courtyard’$180,000

Hilltop (2nd Terrace): 2 Bed, 2
Bath, a/c. View of Atlantis and
harbor $185,000

Bernard Rd -3bd 2bth home
attached 1bd apartment --
$190,000

Kool Air Drive: Duplex for sale
in Excellent Condition 2 Bed, 1
Bath. $205, 000

Resario West: 2 Bed, 2. 5 Bath
Townhome w/pool, landscaped.
$239,000

Twynum: New 2 Bed, 2.5 Bath
Townhouse. Unfurnished with
deck $250,000

Off Hanna Rd: Duplex Building

Brand New. Burglar Bars
$265,000: -
Westridge: 2 Bed, 2.5 Bath
Condo, Gated Access, Pool.
$269,000
Stapledon Gardens: Duplex
for Sale. 2 Bed, 1 Bath
$285,000

Sandford: Drive (West): 2 Bed,
2.5 Bath Townhome a/c, gated,
pool $290,000

Chazon Estates (Southwest

N.P): 3 Bed, 2 Bath Brand New :

Home $299,000

Faith Ave: ‘Restaurant with
attached .2 Bed, 2 Bath apt.
Brand New $330,000

Southern Breeze: Triplex Bidg.
A/C, 8, 100 sq ft. Lot. $350,000

Marshall : Road- Misty
Gardens '— Like New Triplex
Deal: Reduce NOW $410,000

Off Prince Charles: 3 ‘Bed, 3.5
Bath Home Unfurnished,
landscaped $420,000

Sunset View Villas: 5 Bed, 3.5
Bath with! oceanfront views on
West Bay $750, 000

E-mail:

Bay St. & Victoria Ave
Tel: (242) 323 0800/1
sales@RTBahamas.com
www.RTBahamas.com

Carmichael Road- Duplex,
home and land DEAL-
$800,000

Nassau Village: Duplex | Lot 75
x 75 Only $65,000

East St. South: Duplex Lot 55
x 113 Brand new Subdivision
$80,000

Pride Estate: Duplex Lot 7,000
Sq.ft - $85,000

Victoria Gardens: Duplex Lot
65x100 w/ footing & plans
included $85,000 a ee

Off Harold Road — Triplex Lot
8,000 sq.ft - $87,000

Balfour Estates West: Brand
New Approved Duplex Lots
ONLY. $95,000 |

Marshal Road: Multi-Family
Lot 80 x 120. Beach Access
$95,000

Via Della Rosa: Triplex Lots
Starting from, $99,000. Only 5
eft. :

Off Carmichael Rd: Triplex lot.
63 x'122. $107,000

John Claridge Estates: New
on Eastern Rd. Corner Lot 80 x
111. $115,000

West Winds: 70 x 92 Ridge Lot
in gated community — with
arienitles $125,000

High Point Estates: 8,517 sq
ft. Large sings Family lot
$125,000 :

Spikenard Road- Cul-De Sac
Large Lot 90x150- $150,000

Highland Park: Single Family
Lot ‘oy rn sq ft. 150 x 90.
$165,0

WANTED
URGENTLY

Vacant Land
Houses, Duplexes/3-plexes
Apartments
Commercial Properties
We buy and Sell

Please call Ludec
393-1183 or 557-3225

anytime.



APTS LOTS FOR SALE
50x130, $75,000. |
Cowpen Road...
Phone:423-1643, anytime
24 hours;
Ask for Hanha.

‘| Twin



TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2011, PAGE 19

BLESSED ROCK
REALTY

Telephone
341-4303, 454-1702,
454-8978 or 395-6483

Coral Harbour 80x100

$99,500.00

Off Carmichael Road 52x110
$73,000.00

Off Soldier Road 50 x 100
$49,000.00

Pine Barren of Prince Charles
51x143 $73,000.00

Off Cowpen Road 50x100
$62,500.00

Fox Hill Road 2 Duplex Lots
60x100 $60,000.00

Chippingham Duplex Lots
50x97 $60,000.00

Off Soldier Road Triplex
50X140 $90,000.00

Off Soldier Road West
Residential Lots 50x100
$72,000.00

Sandilands Village Road 2
Triplex Lots 53x125 $86,000.

Marshall Road
53x125 $86,000.00

near water

Coral Harbour Residential Lots
60x150 $106,000.00
Hills

Gardens 50x100

$70,000.00

Coral Breeze Gated 75x100
$99,500.00

St. Andrews Beach
Residential Lot 90x90
$120,000.00 \

Bacardi Road Gated 65x100
$95,000.00

Yuma Estates Gated 65x100
$99,000.00

Serenity 60X100 $85,000.00

South Ocean Estates 100x124
$158,000.00

Lakes
$246,000.00

ACREAGES
Marshall Road on the water
3.45 acres 800,000.00

Road

103X140

Martshall
930,000.00

Off Gladstone Road 9 acres
1.63 Mil

.5 acres

ABACO LAND

OPPORTUNITY
MORES ISLAND: Residential
and Commercial Sites
Lowest Price Lots in Abaco
Short walk from government
paved airstrip. Insurable tile,
immediate availability
Government Electricity, water,
telephone service
On Bahamas Government
Future Development Path.

Tel V Coakley,395-9379(H),

Adler Realty Limited.
Ph: 323-7901/2 or 326-4307
Fax: 328-2037
Email: info@adlerrealtyltd.com
www.adlerrealtyltd.com

SINGLE FAMILY
460 Sandyport Drive 5b/5b $1.8
Million
638 Off Village Rd. 4b/3b
$409,000 “
646 cepphite Ridge » 4b/3.5b
$457,000

667 panotede Estates 4b/3b

$385,

726 reeaien Hills | 6b/4.5b
$313,000

10017 Skyline Lakes 4b/3.5b
$1,400,000

10029 South West Ridge

5b/4.5b $889,000

10032 West Bay Street 4b/4.5b

$6.4Million ~

10046 Nassau East 4b/2.5b

$450,000

10047 Sands Subdivision

3b/2b $174,000

10050 Millars Height _3b/2b

$243,000

a Golden Gates#2 4b/3b+
1b Apt $290,000

10064 Sea Breeze Blvd. 3b/2b

$330,000

10068 Highland Terrace 3b/2b

$475,000

10069 South Ocean 2b/2b
$198,000

10070 Pinewood Gardens
4b/2.5b $227,000

10078 Imperial Park 4b/3b
$330,000

10146 ~- South Westridge

neg eivle) 5b/3b $750,000
10133 Yamacraw Hill Rd $

457,000

10141 Westridge $2.2 Million

10192 Treasure Cove 4b/2b

$399,000

10218 Peach St. 2b/1b

$ ,000

10243 Adelaide - 3b/2b

$180,000

10249 Charlottesville 3b/2.5b-
$636,000 5
10269 4b/4.5b
$729,000
10270 Lyford Cay 4b/4.5b $2.2
Million
10285 aay Albans Dr. 4x2b/2.5b
$994,2
10316 gone Village 3b/2.5b
$350,000

Rd. 3b/2b

10329 Fire Trail
$247,000

Balmoral

CONDOS |

229 Westridge Estates 2b/2b

$229,000

571 Cable 1b/1b
3b/2b

$269,000
Beach 2b/2b

572 Love

577 Fox Hill 2b/2b $120,000

592 Hunts Close $205, 000

10096 2b/2.5b $395,000

$258,008 Skyline Lakes 2b/2.5b
293

10304 St. Albans Dr. 2b/1b

$151,000

Beach

Beach

classifieds @ tribunemedia. net



cS Ei Gan els] ee,

Adler Realty Limited.
Ph: 323-7901/2 or 326-4307
Fax: 328-2037
Email:
www.adierrealtyltd.com

E
236 Leeward East

2b/2.5b
$1.3 Million .
255 Adelaide Rd. 2b/2.5b
$232,000 :
10058 High Point Estate

3b/2.5b $275,000

10077 Yamacraw 2 _ units
2b/2.5b each $ 295,000 :
10096 West Bay St. 2b/2.5b,
$395,000

10167 Highpoint 3b/2.5b,
$315,000 .
101 a Coral Harbour 4b/3b
$3,50

2-BEDROOM APT,
Landscaped, walled-in
For Sale $93,000.
Genuine inquires only.



info @ adlerrealtyltd.com

Tel 676-3591, or 328-0413.

A & E INVESTMENTS
Duplex blidg., Silvergates. Lots
of extras, $14,250 down
2 Lots Exuma 3, 000 down.
Evansville Lot 70x11 6, $3,750
down
House or Duplex Package

5% down- Appraisers included.

Tel:364-4553

IST. ALBANS DRIVE
50x140, $90,000/$4500 Down

GAMBLE HEIGHT
BLUE

60x88 -$55,00.00/$2,750 Down
x170,

WEST RIDGE NORTH
Large apartment
beautiful residential area
91.77x142
'$210,000.00/$10,00.00 Down

Bank financing available
Tel: 325-1325, 325-1408,
422-4489

LOT FOR SALE
Sandyport: Water Colour Cay
#28. Asking $280,000
Serious enquiries only
call 363-2084

LOTS FOR SALE
Off St Vincent Road
Triplex & Duplex
Call 376-7553, or 356-5973.

LIQUOR STORE FOR SALE
1.3 Million
Tel: 392-0092 or 423-1533

Desperate Seller.
Get it before BAHAMAR
begins! Owner Financing avail.
Call 427-3588

HILL

$75,00.00/$3, 750)

Sic in



SHOPPING PLAZA WITH

WESTRIDGE LOT $259,000





KINGS REALTY

SERENITY

Tranquil and exclusive gated
community in Western New
Providence offering and
affordable lifestyle loaded with
amenities including kids
playgrounds, pools, tennis
courts, basketball courts, club
house and more. Single famil
lots starting at a mere $85
secure yours now.

SERENITY ESTATE LOTS
Large residential parcels
ranging from 30,500 sq. ft. to
42,821 sq. ft. starting at only

$250k — build your dream
home today.

NASSAU EAST NORTH
HOME

Lovely 2bed, 2.5 bath home
with wooden ceilings, security
bars, tiled throughout / Double
Car Garage.

Priced at $393,000.00.

NORMANS CAY. ACREAGE

Four adjacent lots in world
famous Normans Cay, Exuma
totaling just under 2 acres with
Panoramic ocean views and
414ft on the Exuma Sound
don’t miss out on_ your
opportunity to own a slice of
heaven. Asking 1.6 million

TIKI VILLA NORMANS CAY
Fabulous remodeled 3 bed 3.5
bath beachfront villa: in
Normans Cay with amazing
ocean views. Asian inspired
interior design this villa comes
fully furnished and equipped
with designer touches such as
IPE wood flooring and marble
baths. 2 million

SHIRLEY STREEET
COMMERCIAL BUILDING
Looking for that ideal

commercial investment — look
no further with this Commercial
Plaza ideally located for your
income generating investment
with four shop. spaces each
with open space floor plan and
bathrooms to rent out. The
ground floor unit also has an
office area. The building has
fixed glass shop fronts that are
secure with security bars and
the ground floor units have
controlled entrances with
motion sensors. - Each Shon
space is climate controlled wit
central air. $450k

SALES

CABLE BEACH: 2 bed, 2 bath

apartment with spacious living
and dining room and the only
unit with a personal utility
room. Swimming poot at
entrance of the complex.
Asking $259,000.

PHONE: 323-8000
E-MAIL:
BAHAMAS @KINGSRE
ALTY.COM

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KINGS REALTY

SEAWELL MANOR SUB: This
Single family 3 bed, 2.5 bath
home, is in a quite
neighborhood. This 2463 sq. ft.
home is immaculately
maintained, includes a
separate living, family and
dining room, very spacious
kitchen, recessed lighting,
storage room, security bars,
and separate laundry room.
$316,000.00
BAHAMIA WEST LOT: 20,775
sq. ft. lot asking $217,000 a
steal of a deal as large lots in
the West are a rare find — don’t
miss this deal.

RENTALS
YAMACRAW HILL ROAD: 1 -
One bedroom, one bathroom
for rent unfurnished $600.00 a
month
YAMACRAW HILL ROAD: 1-
Two bedroom, one bathroom
for rent unfurnished $750.00 a
month :
YAMACRAW HILL ROAD: 1-
Townhome style 2 bedroom,
1.5 bathroom for rent $900.00
a month

PHONE: 323-8000
E-MAIL:
BAHAMAS @KINGSRE
AL OM

FOR SALE
4 bedroom/ 2 1/2 bath house in
St. Andrew’s Beach Estates.
Must see to appreciate.
Located near beach and
schools.
Asking $240,000 OBO.
Call 454-6354

KILARNEY SHORES
Lot for Sale by Owner
100’ x 200’.
Excellent location

180,000
Tel:327-5929
jyo@coralwave.com

HILL TOP OCEANVIEW
. CONDOS

Off West Bay St.

2 bed, 21/2 bath, wood floors,
all wood, kitchen with granite
counters, all shrougheust 1600sq
ft, gated with pool
For sale $325,000
For rent.$2,500
Ph# 393-2864/558-2987

_. LOT & FOUNDATION
for Triplex w 1-bedroom +
a/c. Approved plan for triplex
six 53x111 Ford Close,
off Carmichael Road opp
Beverly’s Kitchen, $125,000
Good deal!
Call:454-9802, 326-4388.

THIS IS YOUR LAST
CHRISTMAS. PAYING RENT
Give our Family the gift of a

Home.
Call now for FREE Mortgage
Pre-qualification.
Call 426-7587, 225-4130.



GROSHAM PROPERTY LTD.

OWNER’S LOWER PRICE!
Oceanfront lot 80x90 EVES
Cable Beach. Ready for house
to be built, access to pool and
beach. $275,000

Oceanfront townhouse
for rent Compass Point
3 bed, 3 bath, pool, laundry,
unfurnished
$2,200 per month, lease:
Ask for RE Barnes 327-0806.

CANAL FRONT
Two bedroom 1.1.2 bath canal
front townhouse @ $300,000
pre-construction price. Contact
us at 242 362-2555/6
Fax 242-362-2552
Email:rwhyms @coralwave.com

www.venicebaybahamas.com

CHIPPINGHAM BAR with
many extras on 14,000 +square
foot lot.

Reduced to $375,000.
Call :426-7587, 225-4130
CORAL LAKES PROPERTY
12, 188 sq. ft
FOR SALE BY OWNER
$135,000
CALL 357-5983, 434-0686

PROPERTY FOR SALE
OUT WEST :
IF INTERESTED
CALL 327-6214



FOR SALE BY OWNER

Gated community lot in South
9,000 s. f, $95,000
Tel:327-5929
jyo@coralwave.com

TOWNHOUSE OUT EAST,

‘ Twynam Heights
2-bed, 2.5-bath, gated,
stainless steet appliances
incl. c/air
$259,000 Net.
Phone 466-5301.

HOUSE FOR SALE
3-bed,. 2-bath, large yard,
fruit trees, single car garage,
in exclusive quiet
nelahpourhiogd; High Vista Dr
off Eastern Road. Need little
TLC. Only $268,000 net.
Call: 395-0667 for appointment



ONE UNFURNISHED, a/c
bedroom apt with burglar bars,

$540/pm. Acklins Street.

Tel 324-3600.

ONE BEDROOM APT for rent.

All utilities included. Fridge and
stove. $700/mth. Malcolm Road

West.
Contat 454-6746, or 341-9033.

1-BEDROOM APT, Yellow

Elder Gardens #1.
Inct:light, hot & cold water,
fridge, stove, cable,
$550/month, $200 deposit.
Single or couple only.

el 325-5626.

ROOM FOR RENT
Near beach/town

Starting @ $125 per week.

Tel: 465-4287/327-8271.

ONE AIR-CONDITIONED

BEDROOM APT, Sans Souci,
- Available now!
Completely furnished,
one bedroom Apt, full
bathroom with large walk-in
closet, full kitchen, including
washing machine,
all appliances are brand new.
Utilities included: light, water
and cable, premises Internet
and telephone ready
Rent $900, first/last months,
Single occupancy, preferred.
Ideal for professional person.
Quiet environment,
(premises enclosed).
Phone: 326-7218
364-8072(nights)
556-4567 (cell)

BRAND NEW ROOMS
FOR RENT

Blue Hill Rd and Yellow Elder.

All utilities included, phone, a/c,
Internet, etc. $125 weekly.

Call:362-2384, 6pm-9:30pm.

Job letter and copy of passport
or driver’s licence

STUDIO ALL INCLUSIVE

Light, water, fridge, stove,
$600/pm

1-BEDROOM, water included,
$600/pm

2 BEDROOM, water included,
$750/pm :

Off Carmichael Road, by the
Mudd

First, last, $500 sec deposit
required. 341-0822, 449-8835,
436-5648.

RENT/SALE
3 bedroom, 2 bath townhouse.
Partially furnished, water
included.$1,200 per month.
Ph: 557-1856/225-7708

ONE BEDROOM
semi-furnished apt.
Colony Village $650.00:
Water and laundry facilities
included.

Call 364-2773/376-0979

NEWLY BUILT, 2 bedroom, 1
bath, a/c, ceiling fans, burglar
bars, washer and dryer hook
up. Fridge & stove included,
$750. Tel: 341-4667

SPACIOUS 1 BEDROOM APT.
West Street. South of Meadow
Street. Water & cable included,
enclosed yard, $550, first & last
$250 security.
Tel: 425-3461/362-0752

FURNISHED ONE BEDROOM
FOR RENT.
Light,water,cable,a/c, includes
telephone. Tel:364-7466

SANDYPORT CONDO
» FOR RENT
3 bed/3 bath beautifully
furnished overlooking
waterway. $3,200p/month
Call 427-3588.

COMPLETELY FURNISHED
beautiful two bedroom, one
bath. Stapledon Gardens. Just
bring your clothes. $1100 per

month.
Tel: 376-4100/362-4100



TWO 2-BEDROOM APTS for
rent. Equipped with alarm
systems, surveillances cameras
& security screens. South
Beach, $750 per month.

Call 357-9614, 393-4697.
MAISHA NATARAJI
CONDOS
Spacious, gated, secure and
affordable. 2-bed, 1 1/2-bath
units available. Air-conditioned,
cable and Internet ready -
all major appliances installed.
3 ,000 per month.

Ask about rent to own options.
By appointment only.

Tel 324-7254, 10 to 4pm.
325-4856, 294-8950,
393-1074, 424-0410

E-mail:
maishanataraji242 @gmail.
com

OFF ST ALBAN’S, newly built
spacious, 2 bed, 2 bath, $4 ,200
central air, semi-furnished,
fridge, stove, washer, dryer,
enclosed yard, whirlpool bath.
Contact:427-0998, 328-4591.

APARTMENT FOR RENT
2-bedroom, 2-bath, .Mt Zion
Blvd, $700. Tel 324-6964.

UNFURNISHED 2-bed; 1-bath,
utility room, burglar bars, a/c
units. $750. Phone 436-6678.

UNFURNISHED 2-bedroom, 1-
bathroom for rent @ $800: per
month. Safe quiet area, (high
point Estates). Utilities not
incldued. Please call 426-6904
for details.

1 BEDROOM APT for rent.

Security bars, fridge, stove,
light, water included. Phone
328-0872.

1 BEDROOM APT,$550/month
2-bedroom apt, $700/month
Water,a/c, washer/dryer blinds.
Ph: 393-4454/394-1880

1 BEDROOM, fridge, stove,
washer/dryer, A/c, water, $650.
Lazaretto Rd/Carmichael Rd.
Phone 433-0792.

1 LARGE, COMFORTABLE,
FULLY FURNISHED
1-BED APT, nice, quiet area,
off Soldier & Bernard Road
included in rent: Light/water,
phone/wireless Internet,
security bars. 1st/last/ sec.

393-3667. :

1- BEDROOM APARTMENT
very spacious. Phone,central
air, water and cable
included,semi-furnished, well lit
and secure yard. Central
location. Peardale off Wulff
Road $600 per month and $500
security deposit.
$1,700 to move in.

Tel 326-7477 477-4887

1-BEDROOM APARTMENT
$875/mth. Water, fridge, stove,
microwave, dishwasher, stack
washer/dryer, central-air, direct
TV. Out East. 544-3824.

2 BEDROOM 1 BATH
apartment of Theodore Ln off
arold road. include central air,
fridge, . stove and_ washer.
Private yard. $800’ per month,
1st and last month rent. $600
security deposit.
Call 328-1819.




TRIBUNE



1-BEDROOM APARTMENT for
rent> Includes: Water, cable,
burglar bars, smoke detectors,
a/c in bedroom, access to coin
washer and dryer on premises.
$550 per month. Security
deposit, $350.
Located: off CW Saunders

Highway.
393-2455/39-4348, 424-4792.

1-BEDROOM APARTMENT,
fridge, stove, a/c, security bar,
cable. First, last, $600/pm,
Sec dep $600.
Tel:341-0992.

1-BEDROOM APT FOR RENT
Central air, fridge, stove and
water included.
Contact Mrs Johnson between
the hrs of 6pm-8pm,
Tel:361-1006

1-BEDROOM APT light, water
& cable included, Windsor
Place, off Soldier Road, $550
per month, $150 s/dep. 394-
3150, 465-2790

1-BEDROOM APT,
Chestnut St, * Pinewood
Gardens, $475/mth, first, last
plus security.

1-BEDROOM EFFICIENCY,
fridge, stove, a/c, light, water,
cable @ $650/pm first, last &
security deposit $400 due at
signing. Phone 392-8913 &
376-1508.

2 1-BEDROOM APT: Located
Soldier Road, 3 lots down from
Bamboo Shack. 1. furnished
$850 per month & 1. semi-
furnished -$680 per month.
Phone 356-9296, or 356-9738

BATH APT, off
Golden Isles Rd, Enclosed
yard, fridge, stove, security
bars, A/C in bedrooms, water.
$750/pm. :

Tel 34-6285, or 422-0325.

2 BED, 1-BATH, Bellot.Road.
Includes fridge, stove, split-
units, ceiling fans, security
screens & water. $750/month.
Phone 361-8480, 455-7462.

2 BEDROOM 1BATH, water
included. Joe Farrington road.
A/C in all bedrooms. | minute
from bus stop. Asking $750 per
month, 1st and last month rent
and a $600 security deposit.
Call 565-7589 or 364-9427.

2 BEDROOM, 1 BATH APT
Water included. Bethel Ave
across from Johnstone Ave. 1st
last & security dep required.
Ph 323-6300, 9am-5pm daily.





2 BED, 1

2 BEDROOM, 1 BATH APT.
Faith Ave. C/ Air, water, fridge,

stove, c/fans, sec. screens,
blinds, $850 p/m 1st, last and
$400 Dec.

Call 457-2010

2-BED APARTMENT
water, cable included, $650 per
month, Ridgeland Park West.
Phone 326-0406 or 525-9182.

2-BEDROOM APT

MILLER’S HEIGHTS,
A/c, burglar bars, water
included. Phone, cable, washer
& dryer hook-ups available.

$700.00 per month. 361-1374.



THE TRIBUNE







2-BEDROOM APT, fully
securied, $650/pm, 1st, last
plus sec dep._ $400. Water
included on Concha Rd, off Sea
Breeze Lane, Phone 324-7823,
434-9050. 2

2-BEDROOM APT, semi-
furnished with fridge and stove.
Water and electricity included. +
$775 per month, $200 security
deposit. Marshall Road. 341-
5540.

2-BEDROOM UNFURNISHED

apartment, $700 per month.
Includes: Water, stove, air-
condition, ceiling fan, burglar
bars. Requirements: 1st and
last month and $400 security
deposit. Contact: Mrs Wilson,
324-7470/376-2050.

4-BEDROOM, 3.5-BATH
townhouse for rent semi-
furnished asking $5200 per
month, Paradise Island.
swimming pool, private gate,
etc. -

Sandlewood Residences
Beautiful spacious studio
apartment

Fully furnished St. Albans Drive
$550 to move in & $175 weekly
plus. electricity
6 months minimum stay
Tel: 325-1825, 325-1408, 422-"
4489



ATTRACTIVE 1-BEDROOM,
central air apt, Sunshine Park,
security screens, private yard,
water, cable ready, $575/mth,
security deposit $300. Tel 364-
6178, 426-2862.

ATTRACTIVE one _ bedroom
apt, Nassau East, $585/m.
Water

included. No.
children/pets. Phone 327-5472.

BACARDI ROAD: Elegant
1 & 2-bedroom apartments
for rent, semi-furnished,
central-air, fridge, stove,
washer/dryer, burglar bars,
secured property.
Water included.
$650/$750.00/mthly
362-1336, 422-6612.

Barber & Styling Booths
FOR RENT
TELEPHONE 359-0207

BEAUTIFUL FURNISHED
one bedroom, one bath cottage
located in gated community
near Old Fort Bay. $1050 per
month/one year lease, utilities
included. One professional

person.

Tel 427-7757, or 362-6451.
BEAUTIFULLY FURNISHED
newly renovated two bedroom
apartment. Centrally located _in
walking distance to- mails,
schools and shops. Must see to
appreciate. $700/pm. Phone
544-8181.

BRAND NEW, for rent 2-bed,

1-bath apt located Malcolm
Allotment East incl blinds,
fridge, stove, washer, dryer,

central air & water cable &
telephone lines avail, in quiet
area. $850/pm 1st and_ last
month rent. Sec deposit $400
contact 424-1195, 324-7398.

CHARMING 1:BEDROOM
. COTTAGE. ONLY $799,
EXCELLENT SECURITY
BEHIND GATE. FULLY
FURNISHED: WASHER,
DRYER, MICROWAVE, 1-TV,
CABLE READY. PHONE
PRESENTLY ON. RENT
: INCLUDES WATER.
NO UPFRONT DEPOSIT
REQUIRED: FEMALES ONLY
PHONE 357-8888.









CHARMING 3-BED, 2 BATH
HOUSE IN THE EAST
Private parking remote access.
Cetral a/c,, top of the line
kitchen and appliances
Jacuzzi tub, large backyard
with basketball court,$1800
p/m. Tel:357-3423

COTTAGE: All :
utilities,b/bars,a/cdinette set,
$750 pm. $1700 to move in. Off
Carmichael

Tel:565-9835 or 422-3962

COZY 2 bed, 1 bath apt in the
east, private i a/c, in all
rooms, security bars, semi
furnished, control access to
property, $850/pm. 357-3423,
364-6914.

EAST STREET: Furnished
room for rent, cable, light. and
water included. $125.00/ week.
Phone:558-3555, 432-8748.

EFFICIENCY. ALL UTILITIES
included $700/mthly.
Garden Hill’s No 3. 535-6322.

EXECUTIVE HOMES

FOR RENT

East, West or Paradise Island

$1,000, $1,500, $2,000, $3,000

Gated community, beach, pool

From a cottage to a mansion.

Just call 393-0868, 454-1230,
* 393-2559

FULLY FURNISHED
efficiency, light, water, cable
incl’d. $500/mth, first, last
+$200 ec. Joan’s Heights West.

Call 324-0546. _

GOLDEN GATES #2.
WINDWARD ISLEWAY
2 bedroom, 1 bath refrigerator
and stove, security bars, $600
a month. First and last $300
security deposit. Contact 565-

GREAT NEW YEAR
RENTAL DEAL!
2 newly built 1-bedroom apt for
rent, semi-furnished, _ fridge,
stove, a/c, c/fan, _ sec/bar,
Saunders Road, off Farrington
Road near JFK, COB students
negotiable. 357-8713.

HANNA ROAD: Large, 2
bedroom apt. Includes, water,
security bars,’ blinds, $725/pm
$200 sec. Phone 327-6899

HIGH VISTA CLOSE
2-bedroom, 1-bath apartment
$750. All amenities
1st/last/security dep. $400
324-9357/535-8599

HOUSE FOR RENT
4 bedroom, 2.5 bathrooms,
furnished, garage, large
kitchen, central air, alarm, large
office space,entertainemnt
area, $2,200/month
Tel:394-6598 or 557-0231

OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT

Bethel Ave, $900 per month.
Phone 636-5186.




HUGE HOUSE FOR RENT
in Coral Harbour.
Almost new 4 bed, 3 bath
Huge deck, basketball court
(back) fully furnished,
$2,500/month.

3 Phone 225-3194.

IRSLA SUBDIVISION. Firetrail
Road. 2 bedroom, 1 bath apt,
$750/pm, + $500 security.
Inclusive of water, central-air,
ceiling fans, burglar bar. Fully
tiled, washing, cable telephone
& internet ready. Tel: 341-0609

’ LARGE STORE FOR RENT
$1,200 p.m
Excellent location 3
Tel:392-0092 or 423-1533

MARATHON ROAD: Spacious
one-bedroom -- apt, fully
furnished includes water $650
per month. No pets or children.
Phone:393-7090 after 5pm.

MONTAGUE VILLAS, Village
Road, fully furnished air-
conditioned, one-bedroom
apartment, in gated community,
pool, wash house, $1,000 per
month, $260 per week. Incl:
electricity/water. :

Call 376-5888.

NASSAU EAST BLVD
3-bed,; 2.5-bath,
furnished house,





$2,000 p/m.
Tel
424-5978, 327-0977

NEW YEAR’S
SPECIAL
For rent 2-bed, 1-bath Apt
located on Ferguson Street
including fridge, stove, washer,
dryer, central air, water &
security bars, cable &
telephone lines available,
enclosed yard. Ample parking
space in quiet area, 1st & last
months rent. Security deposit
$300 Contat:393-1653, 433-
6743.

NEWLY BUILT
2 bedroom apartment, $750
unfurnished,
1 bedroom $600
semi-furnished.
Water included.
Tel 322-5113, 433-4958
Located: Bellot’'Road,
off Gladstone Road.

NEWLY BUILT 3-bedroom, 1

bath house
$375-$425 monthly. A/c,
phone,cable
Tel: 324-9833 or 535-5949

NEWLY BUILT: 2-bed, 1-bath,

semi-furnished, water, cable
fridge, stove, a/c, security
system, $775/mth, first/last,
lus $350 sec dep.
Tel:341-6289/456-6091.

NICE, CLEAN 1 BED APT for
rent. Gated community, 5
minutes fram P.1.

(very nice)$750. Ph: 454-1230

NICE, CLEAN 1 BED APT for
rent. Gated community, 5
minutes from P.|I.

(very nice)$695. Ph: 454-1230

OFF PRINCE CHARLES, one
bedroom, gated, semi-
furnished, water included.
Washer & dryer. $700/mth, first
and last and sec. Tel 363-1283,
424-2844.

OFF PRINCE CHARLES, two
bedrooms, gated, semi-
furnished, water included.
Washer & dryer. $800/mth, first
and last and sec.

Tel 363-1283, 424-2844.

OFFICE/SHOP SPACE
FOR RENT
Located: 7th St, S5Oft from
Robinson Road, upper level &
lower level available. «
Phone 325-1169

ONE BED APT CENTREVILLE
area, light, water, cable
$150/wkly, $700 to move-in.
Avail. Dec 15Ph:326-6175.

ONE BEDROOM APT FOR
RENT, $650, first & last + $500
deposit. Ph:465-2106 or 428-
2419

TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 20114,

ROOM IN PRIVATE HOME,
single person only, must be
working. Ph:361-2498,

(cell)465-7916. call after 7pm.
$110-wk, $250 to move in.

ROOMS FOR RENT in private
residence w/separate entrance
all utilities included also cable
and Internet service. $150.00 |
weekly, first, last and deposit.
No kids/pets. Phone 322-
3885/557-2147.

ROOMS FOR RENT
Single persons only.
$150/week, 1st, last, $300 sec
Tel 544-1295, 429-1892.

SEMI-FURNISHED townhouse
Apt located in Eastern Close,
Foxdale. 2 bedrooms 1 1/2
bath. Enclosed yard, security
I?ghts, bars. Water included.
Aking $800 per month. 1st and

last month rent.Security
Deposit $500. Call 328-6640
Monday thru’ Friday from
8:00am-6:00pm and on

weekends and evenings on
324-0109

SHOP SPACE
FOX HILL & HANNA ROADS -
$550.00
677-5385, 324-6135, 426-2117
467-8950CELL 3



ONE BEDROOM APT for rent,
semi-furnished, all utilities
included. $650/mth. 242-393-
5339.

SHOP AND OFFICE SPACE
FOR RENT
FARRINGTON ROAD
TEL:323-0029, 431-2810



ONE BEDROOM APT,
Blue Hill Road South includes
cable, water and a/c, phone
$650/mth. 393-3189/424-0837

ONE BEDROOM APT, partly
furnished and a/cond. $600 per
month. Carib Road. Phone 393-
9336, 9am-5pm.

ONE BEDROOM APT. All
utilities included. $625 per
month, $300 security deposit,
only $925 to move in.
One furnished efficiency. All
utilites included. $500 per
month. $200 security, only
$700 to move in.

Located Marshall Road

Tel 392-0808, 361-8757.

1-

PALM TREE AVE: Large,
bedroom apt Includes water,
security bars, blinds, washing
facilities, $600, sec dep $200.
Phone 327-6899.

PARADISE ISLAND:

2 bed, 2 bath secure condo.
Attractively furnished turnkey,
with modern kitchen,
dishwasher, washer, dryer,
pool. Authorized Paradise
beach access $350 feet)
Rent $2,600/month.
Discount for long lease.
Phone 324-1457, 393-1760, or

- cell 535-9160.

RENT TO OWN
Pinewood Home
Tel: 393-0092 or 423-1533

RENTAL
BOUNCY CASTLE
@ $70.00 a day. 3
Tel: 341-8934, 544-0596

TWO BEDROOM APT for rent,

furnished and unfurnished, off
Buttonwood Ave, Pinewood
Gardens. Phone 8324-2170,
558-8278.

SOUTH BEACH: 2-bedroom,
1-bath, fully furnished, a/c in
both bedrooms. Property fully
secured. Water included $800
per month, $600 security
deposited. 457-4488, or 436--
2116. E

. SPACE FOR RENT
Showcase & desk included
$800 per month
Tel: 361-5976/445-5288/

449-8024. .

SPACIOUS 2. bed/1_ bath
Apartment, South Beach. $700
per month. Ist and Last month

plus $400 security deposit.
Water included. Amenities
include A/C ceiling fan in

bedrooms, security bars, cable
and phone lines available.
Call 392-0659.

SPACIOUS
West Bay Street
3 bed, 2.5 bath condo $1,650
2-bed, 1-bath apartment $1,000
Refrigerator, stove, w/d central

air
Tel:326-3228 or 535-0439

SPACIOUS, 1-bed, 1-bath, fully
furnished, Blue Hill Road south,
Beouriy bars, central air,

washer/

ryer, water, electric
ate entrance.
$750/pm, first, last, sec dep.
361-5305/457-3423.



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Ce Sh Sy

1SINGLE FEMALE TO SHARE
fully furnished, 2 bedroom
townhouse located on Perpall
Track, West Bay Street. 2
bedroom, $500 per month (light
and cable) Tel: 448-9892

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furnished,

utilities
included, share bathroom $325.
Ph 468-8161

1-BEDROOM,

Soldier Road, all



30 FULL TIME SECURITY
OFFICERS NEEDED

.Between the ages of 25-55yrs
- Must be well groomed anda
good performer
-Must be a Bahamian citizen
-Be able to pass a background
investigation and drug
screening :
-Must be willing to work shifts,
weekends, holidays and
overtime.

Call Mon-Fri 9a.m. 325-6170/4

FAMILY seeking a
Housekeeper.
Please call 364-8827 between
8 am and 5:30 pm

BARBER NEEDED for
Pinewood barber shop.
Call 431-1058.

SALES CLERK
Must be mature.
Tel 376-8808

A QUALIFIED, experienced
third grade teacher is needed to
begin working in January 2011.
Must have a Bachelor's degree
in Education and at least two
years °* experience in -the
classroom.

Please fax resume to 394-4790
or e-mail resume to:
teachingposition201 1 @gmail.
com.

APPRENTICE ELECTRICIAN
NEEDED
TELEPHONE 376-0220

ARE YOU A HAIR STYLIST
and would like to own your own
salon. This is an opportunity to -
do so. You give us 3 years and
will give you all of the education
necessary. We will want you to
be the best that you can be.
This offer is limited to a stylist.
You should have a minimum of
three years experience as a
stylist | with: knowledge of
healthy hair care,weaving —__

(WE DO NOT DO 28 OR 27

PIECES OR LACE FRONT)
Hot curling, roller set, pin-ups,
sound round brushes: Some
clientele a plus.

COLORS HAIR STUDIO
A place for healthy hair
we love to be creative & edgy. -
Please send resume to:
info @colorsstudio.com
Tel: 26-0177

ARE YOU LOOKIN.
baby-sitter, caregiver or mau.
Phone 556-4141. :

AVON

Buy, Sell or Sign-up.
- Telephone:
_ 361-5556, 429-4922
kempcorp@hotmail.com

LIVE-IN SPANISH SPEAKING
housekeeper needed. Must be
very pleasant and have
excellent childcare skills. Phone
467-6697/327-0310 after 7pm.



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CAREGIVER WANTED
Please contact 1-242-332-2354
or 1-242-332-8365. °

CHRISTIAN SPANISH.
TEACHER NEEDED

for January, 2011. Applicants
must meet the following
criteria.:

1. Bahamian or Permanent
Resident Status only

2. College Degree/Teacher
Certification

3 Minimum 2 years teaching
experience preferred

Please e-mail resume __ to:
teachapp@gmail.com

EXPERIENCED,
AGGRESSIVE, well- -groomed,
professional saleslady needed.
_ Call 434-3334, 397-5515 or

email inm2@cornell.edu

Fast growing preschool needs
TEACHERS

Call for info at
356-7085 or 676-2733.

JUNIOR STYLIST/SHAMPOO
Aan Beauty School
grad. :

EXPERIENCED NAIL
TECHNICIAN, Commission.
Send resume to
info@colorshairstudio.com,
326-077

LIVE IN/OUT Housekeeper and
Baby Caregiver needed.
Mature female, reliable and
honest person. Call 376-0979.

JOB OPPORTUNITY

At -
Helvetic Management
Services Ltd.’

‘ve are a midsize Corporate

Service Provider in Nassau and

are looking to enforce our team

with a juniour industry
professional:

The duties are:

-Set-up and incorporation of
International Business
Companies .

-General administration/filing/
day to day work with IBCs.

-Other tasks / work arising from
the general business of our
Company

-Basic accounting work (Quick-

- Books)

The successful candidate

should bring:

-A_ solid high school/college

education

-Knowledge in

administration, and

legal issues

-Experience in basic accounting

-Computer literate in basic

programs used in an office

successful candidate

-s10ould be:

-A team player ina small team
of professionals

-Able to work diligently on tasks
on his/her own.

-A person of high integrity

IBC’s
related

We offer a highly professional
environment, adequate
compensation and the
possibility to expand duties into
other office areas.

Please fax your resume to:

H.R., .
Fax: 326 2151

LIVE IN GARDENER to work
full time for private rsidence..
Must be skilled in gardening
and experienced in maintaining
the upkeep of the _ private
grounds. Bahamians only need
apply. Please fax your resume
with current police record to
362-5871

LIVE IN HOUSEMAN to work
for private residence. General
tasks include cleaning, laundry,
cooking and serving. Mubst be
able to tavvel on short notice
and have current’ Driver's
Licence. Bahamians only. need
apply. Please fax your resume
with current police record’ to
362-5871.

Live in Maid to work for private
residence. General tasks
include cleaning, laundry,
cooking and serving. Must be
able to. travel on short notice.
Bahamians only need apply.
Please fax your resume with
current police record’ to 362-
5871,

LIVE IN: MAID to work for
private residence. General
tasks include cleaning, laundry,
cooking and serving. Must be
experienced with children and
able to travel on snort notice.
Please fax your resume with
current police record to 362-
1

LIVE-OUT HOUSEKEEPER
NEEDED
6 or 7 days week 30-45 years

old. Must have papersl
experience with children
required chores incl’d: Daily
cleaning, laundry ironing

cooking 3.times weekly. infant
and toddler in home as well
baby-sitting also expected.
Must possess passport, police
record and health certificate.
Tel: Day 322-1936, or 326-
1296.

MAINTENANCE

WORKER/GARDENER wanted |

please call 1-242-422-9060.

MASON AND-CARPENTER
needed $60 perday -
HANDYMAN $30 per day.
Telephone 326-6175

MATURE FEMALE NEEDED
for housekeeping job.

Job description includes:
general housekeeping along
with occasional baby-sitting.

Contact 424-0208.
NASSAU ARCHITECTURAL
PRACTICE
requires a registered Architect
with a minimum of 5 years
experience in handling large
scale work. The duties of the
successful applicant would be
to design as well as prepare
construction drawings and to be
able to supervise the
construction phase.
Applications to the emailed to:

jobbahamas @gmail.com.

ONLY QUALIFIED
BAHAMIANS NEED TO
APPLY.

TIRE REPAIR MAN WANTED
Located on Carmichael Road
opp KFC.
Phone:341-6554/535-5481 ask
for Ken, Vincent

.-housekeeper, baby-sitter,

TWO EXPERIECED MALE
SECURITY FFICERS
Ages 35-55 years of age
needed for private security firm.
Clean police record, well
groomed, good communication
_and writing skills, own
transportation. Must be able to
work three shifts, 8a.m - 4 p.m,
4pm - 12 a.m and 12am-8

: a.m
Serious persons only. Please
contact 431-7769 for an
appointment

ESTABLISHED COMPANY
seeks Marketing Associate for
Immediate Full Time
Employment

Candidates must possess good
writing/communication skills, be
highly organized, and have
exceptional self and_ time
management skills. This is a
demand environment,
with pressures and
déadlines from multiple in-
dividuals and sources. Know-
ledge of basic administrative
programs, and Quark, InDesign
and Photoshop a. MUST.
Should be knowledgeable in
varying areas of marketing
including print and _ electronic
mediums

Interested candidates should
submit applications by the 5th
of January to

marketingdepartment22 @ gmail
.com

LIVE-IN HELPER TO TAKE
CARE OF THE EDERLY.
376-8808.

GOLDEN GATES #2
Spacious 2 bed, 1 bath, fridge,
stove, security bar, enclosed.
1st, last, security deposit.
$950/mih. Tel 376-8808.

CASHIER/SERVER NEEDED
for food booth. Must be honest
& neat in appearance.
Email resume to:
coralreef@coralwave. com



HONEST LADIES seek live-
injout' job as _ baby-sitter,
housekeeper or caring for
elderly.

Contact 341-5492 676-2670.

LADY seeks jobs as live-in,
baby-sitter, care for the elderly,
days work, weekly job.
423-2494.

LADY looking to share
apartment with a mature lady
between ages:25-35 only.
No kids/pets. Carmichael Road
area. 636-7861.

LADY seeking job
days

work or live-in. 454-2403.

LADY seeking weekly job or
live-in. Tel 433-9960, 341-4254

LADY seeks baby-sitter or days
work or housekeeper job. Tel
544-5141, 558-7959.

MATURE LADY seeks full time
job as a housekeeper, Monday
to Friday. Phone 436-3485.

*TILING*

(Tile Laying) Repairs
*Replace any color grout!
Wall/Floor any jobs!
Good and fast work!
Estimate anytime.
Tel: 324-9833, 535-5949

BABYCA
PERSONAE SERVICED
OFFER

PH: 394-1: 449

CHRISTMAS
BRAIDS SPECIAL
Corn rows and rope twist
$60 up to $80
466-6229, call anytime!!

COMPUTER REPAIR

Fast & affordable services
Starting at $40
Certified Technician
Call 676-3692.

ELECTRICIAN
SERVICES
Residetial wiring, Lights,
fans, rennovation wiring.
24 hours service call. .
Call me for a free quote.
Tel:242-465-8373

' GARY EDGECOMBE
CONSTRUCTION & CO
Professional Builders



Telephone
477-7191, 323-4663 or
364-7613



‘IT’S SERVICE
HOME REPAIR
TELEPHONE: 324-8471

MARRIAGE OFFICER
TEL 364-2633





LOSE 10-30 LBS AND MORE
Burns belly fat, fast + easy
without diet or exercise
The Magic "Thin Pill" is here.
Fanny @364-0404

24-HRS
Air-condition & Appliance:
Repair
All makes & models,
commercial, residential &
Maine.

24-hr service.
US trained technician.
Tel:436-5065, 544-6187.

T. ai Chi CLASSES
SUS Januray 11, 2011.
mer mehe SE Ae Feta
_ JOB PREP COMPUTER
" Certificate Courses
3-in-1 or All-in-1
Reon ree Fee

Start now...
Call Toya’s, 393-7045.

LEARN TO FLY

Private Pilots Course
Instrument & Commercial

Theory
535-2484 359-0904

Email:



flightshopbahamas @ hotmail.
com



MAKE $1,000 or more doing
Nails ‘
Learn how to. do the most
popular procedures using this
a -by-step DVD.

nly $20 to learn how to do
Nails !
Call NOW! 477-3105/362-1281

REGISTER NOW
for Word and Excel Pitman
Classes.

@ Advancement Computing
Center.

477-1015
Kid Computer Club
Tuesday and Thursday.

FOR SALE
One five piece glass dining
rqom set. $500.
Call 361-2132/425-0710.

NAIL SUPPLIES OR SALE
Also Air Brush Machine etc
Phone: 394-1449

PRINT & SELL T-SHIRTS
Reasonable price $7.00 each
For the Holiday.

Tel: 393-2733

FOR SALE
- 32” TV Emerison $600:

Contact:427-0998, 328-4591.

THE BAHAMAS
HUMANE SOCIETY -
has an opening fora
Veterinary Surgeon. .

Substantial experience with
small animals and horses
essential; public relation skills
also required.

Please send resume to:
PO Box N-242
Attn: Executive Director





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Articles
For Sale



USED HP 19” FLAT
SCREEN $150.00
TEL: 445-6507

CLOSING OUT SALE
8 Channel DVR _ security
camera system comes with 6
1,000 GB HD camera view
wirelessly from the~ internet
anywhere, $1200
24000 BTU split-unit A/C, $650
ono
POS Touch screen Register,
power, scanner, software, $800
ono.
Woman's heels $25/each
Tel:676-3464, 448-9139

(13) Pulpit/Deacon Chairs
(1) Communion Table

-$5,000:00 ONO. -:
Items are. in oceans
condition = j

Phone 325-3094,

433-6483

FOR SALE
6-Burner Stove, brand new 48”
Geet fuel: (Wolf) Model #DF486

Wolf Pro Wall Hood Model
#PW482718R

Serious enquiries only, call
363-2084.

FOR SALE
Bedroom set
Full size (used) $400.00
Phone 427-7409/328-2397.

ELECTRICAL SPECIAL!
Square D (1) 600 AMP and
(1) 400 AMP Single Phase

Meter Main Circuit
breaker(s) Disconnect
Nema 3r Construction.

Phone 424-0186. -

FOR SALE
Office desk, brown leather
rolling chairs, gold table, lamps
and barber chairs, barber

booths. All items are new

For more information call Ms.

Kelly at 456-4526,ror 323-7979.



GOD’S STOREHOUSE

Suppo
, ‘(GREAT COMMISSION
MINISTRIES.

We care for the peor and
hurting. Services incldue
homeless shelters, feeding
centres, “Save the Children”

club and Hope House Drug
Rehabilitation Programme.
Your donatiton is much needed.
Call us at (242)325-5801, or
' visit us at #16 Wulff Road. E-
mail:info@gcmglobal.org



WANTED
1 SUZUKI BALLENO GLX

BODY WANTED

car does not have to be
running, body must be good
Please call 425-8555, or 454-
5306 ifyou want to sell your
body GLX





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HOME REDUCED BY $100,000!!! 12 ACREA PENINSULA. A STEAL! CABLE BEACH CONDO


















ABACO Abaco, LUBBER’S QUARTERS
Waterfront Lots. Paved roads & electricty. 1.1 acres waterfront. Georgetown, 2 bed, 2.5 bath. Beachfront. | ABACO waterfront, protected harbour. 2bed, 2 bath. Furnished. Pool.
$20,000. Ref# 7050 $250,000. Ref# 6671 $345,000. Ref# 6743 $495,000. Ref# 7051 $285,000. Refi# 7440









GREAT HARBOURCAY



GUANA CAY, Abaco ~~ CONCHREST



PYFROM ESTATES MONTAGU VILLAS ,
7 unit apt. complex. Great investment. . Reduced 2bed, 1 bath towrlhome. 1 bed, 1 bath beach villa. Furnished. — Charming2bed,2 bath cottage with views. _ Oceanfront 2 bed,2 bth, condo, Renovated.
$460,000. Ref# 7149 - $197,000. Ref 6946 $135,000: Ref# 7128 $249,900. Ref# 7196 $689,000. Refit 7092








GREAT HARBOUR CAY COMMERCIAL BUILDING MONTAGU VILLAS HOME HIGH VISTA, DRASTIC PRICE REDUCTION
Beachfront 2 bed, 2 bath island cottage. Virginia & Nassau streets. Renovated, 1,500sq. ft. 2 bed, 2 bath home. Gated, shared pool. 4 bed, 3 bath home. Pool, landscaped. Sandyport Condos. 3-4 bed. Canalfront.
$695,000. Ref# 7047. , - , $2,500 /month. Ref R0471_ 320,000. Ref# 7283 $399,000. Ref# 6684 __ Ref# 7187 From $350,00 for rent: $2,000

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7 SEA BREEZE ; . BAYCROFT GREAT HARBOUR CAY TREASURE CAY, Abaco SOUTH OCEAN ESTATES _
4 bed, 3.bth family home on large lot. 2 bed, 1 bath apartment waterviews. 100x 160 beach Lot. Utilitiesand roadaccess. — Harbour front 2 bed, 2 bath condo. Single family lot. 10,194 sq. ft.
: $125,000

$298,000. Ref# 7254 Y $210,000. Ref# 7255 $125,000. Ref# 7163 $325,000. Ref# 7195











Abaco, GREEN TURTLE CAY

_ LOC-A-BAR, LONGISLAND __ Governor’ Harbour, PINEAPPLE FIELDS TWYNAM HEIGHTS - TREASURE CAY
25acreshilttop, views overlookingLocabarbeach. j bed, | bath fully furnished condo, 3 bed.2 bath home. Hurricane impact windows 2 bed, 2 bath furnished villa. Views. 2 bed, 2 bath beachfront home.
$326,000. Ref# 7282 . $260,000. Ref#7129 : $395,000. Ref# 7211 $449,500. Ref# 7247 $444,000: Ref# 6999

LOTS AND ACREAGE - RENTALS: ‘
Sandyport- 8,100 sq. ft. lot. Private dock and beach. $350,000 Ref# 7209 Sandyport. 3 and 4 bed townhomes. From $ 2,500. #RO572, #ROS73, #R0477
Charlotteville- 7,597 sq. ft. lot . Gated. $158,000 Ref# 7284. Sunrisé Acres east-waterfront home 4 bed, 3 bath $5,500 #R0586
Rose Island sea to sea 100’ of waterfrontage. $145,000 Ref# 6557 , Sunrise Acres cottage- 3 bed, 2 bath $4,250 #R0578
Twynam Heights Single Family Lots (8,000-9,600 sq. ft.) from $145,000 #7157, #7158 : Port New Providence- Seapoint 4 bed/2.5 bath. $4,000 #R0565 (REDUCED)
Oakesfield 20,000 sq. ft. vacant commercial lot. $275,000 #7153 . Shirlea- 2 bed, 2.5 bath. Newly renovated. $2,100 Ref# RO566



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SONNY AND

Leaders gather for
Strategy’ meeting
but deny rumours

By TANEKA THOMPSON
Tribune Staff Reporter
tthompson@tribunemedia.net ,

THE National Trade Union
Congress of the Bahamas last
night denied speculation that
members of the umbrella union
were being encouraged to pull
out of work today.

“J don’t know anything about
that. There’s no such thing
(planned),” said NCTUB pres-
ident Jennifer Isaacs-Dotson in
response to rumours that work-
ers were set to engage in a mass
sick-out today.

Representatives of the
NCTUB, the Trade Union
Congress, along with BTC’s
unions the Bahamas Commu-
nications and Public Officers
Union and the Bahamas Com-
munications and Public Man-
agers Union gathered for a
four-hour “strategy” meeting
yesterday in their continued
fight against government’s
impending $210 million sale of
BTC to Cable & Wireless.

While not divulging the
specifics of that meeting,
BCPOU President Bernard
Evans told The Tribune to be
prepared for “something big.”

*Hhile suppl st)

“We just came out of a meet-
ing with the NCTUB and the
TUC stragetising the way for-
ward, fine-tuning where we left
off and our continuing efforts
going forward. Rest assured
that we are planning something,

one in particular is a mass rally —

for next Monday,” he said.
He said the next protest will
be “similar to what happened

_ back in ’58”, referring to .the

1958 General Strike, but added
that if the planned action goes

through essential services will .

not be suspended.

“T have kids too, they need
water and light but something
similar will happen,” he said.

Yesterday, Bahamas Public
Services Union President John

Pinder — who represents civil:

servants — said he had not heard
of any planned action for today
and advised union members not
to act prematurely before meet-
ing with Prime Minister Hubert
Ingraham.

“T don’t think it’s good to go
into a general strike or a sick-
out until you can meet, with him
(Mr Ingraham),” paid Mr Pin-
der.

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96 MURDERS
IN YEAR DOGGED
BY ‘MAYHEM’

THE country’s homicide count
stood at 96 at the end of 2010, a “trag-
ic” year dogged by “murder and may-
hem.”

The last murder of the year occurred
when armed gunmen shot and killed
44-year-old Maxene Metellus on New -
Year’s Eve after they broke into his
home early that morning. His death
marked the 96th homicide for 2010.

Police said three masked men, one
of whom was armed with a handgun,
entered Mr Metellus’ home on
Arawak Avenue and Cadet Street at
3am on New Year’s Eve and demand-
ed cash.

During the break-in the men tied

SEE page 10



NEW YEAR’ S JUNKANOO: Valley Boys stormed Bay Street 0 on n Saturday at the New Year’ s Day Junkanoo parade. adenine hertie ‘Majestic
Africa’, the Valley Boys were named the unofficial winners.

POLICE STATION, BUILDING
DAMAGED BY EXPLOSION

By ALISON LOWE
Tribune Staff Reporter

alowe@tribunemedia.net

AN EXPLOSION

shook Spanish Wells when
a basketball stuffed with
fireworks blew up on Sev-
enth Street North, damag-
ing windows at the police
station and another build-
ing.

Crowds of people went
out to check the damage
after the bang resounded
across the two-mile long

island in North Eleuthera.

Upstairs windows in the
Spanish Wells Mutual Aid
Association building were
shattered, and windows
and doors in the police sta-
tion were damaged, said
an eye witness.

Three teenage boys
have been questioned by
police.

A local resident said: “I
don’t think it was mali-
cious intent, and I don’t

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TOURIST RECOVERING FROM
MULTIPLE STAB WOUNDS

By ALISON LOWE His mother, Barbara Walls,
Tribune Staff Reporter told The Tribune her son’s
alowe@tribunemedia.net ongoing recovery is a “Christ-
~smas miracle” and she praised

A TOURIST is recovering — the courage and quick think-

in Doctor’s Hospital having
suffered seven stab wounds
after attempting to intervene
when his friend was robbed
outside a Nassau nightclub.

Canadian Mitchell Nini —
who was visiting a Bahamian
college friend over the holi-
day — was attacked near Club,
Luna following the “Black-
out” party in the early hours
of Christmas morning.

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Mrs Walls, who is a nurse,
also hopes her son’s plight will
spur the government into tak-
ing action to better regulate
the gold-buying industry,
which she believes may be the
reason why Mitchell’s friend’s
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Demolition
quipment set
O move into

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LESS THAN 20 WOODEN SHANTIES remain in the area on Alan Drive off Carmichael Road known as ‘Mack-
ey Yard’ following the blaze which consumed 120 homes on Boxing Day. It is unclear whether or not these
structures will be demolished as the government seeks to reclaim land in the area. In the aftermath of the
fire, it was estimated that each house was occupied by at least four people.

By AVA TURNQUEST
Tribune Staff Reporter
aturnquest@tribunemedia. net

HEAVY demolition

equipment is due to move -

into the fire-ravaged Hait-
ian village today as the
government steps in to
reclaim the land.

A food distribution cen-
tre for the 300-plus people
who were made homeless
by the blaze was moved
over the weekend in an
effort to get the victims
away from the site.

Relief officials said they
were concerned by the
reluctance of the displaced
residents to leave the site
and take up residence in
the limited and in some
cases far-flung shelters.

On-site donations trick-
led to a halt yesterday,
according to Haitian pas-
tor Celiner St Louis of
Gospel Assembly, who said
offerings included only
clothing - leaving displaced
families, including about 45

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children, desperate for
food and water.
Pastor St Louis said:

“People have clothes but.

we have problem right now
for food and for water for
their children.

“We would like to thank
the Bahamian people for
all that they have done to
help the Haitian people -
and we continue to ask for
whatever help we can get
as it is a very bad situation
right now.”

Food checks were issued
by Social Services last
week, however Pastor St
Louis explained the
amount was nowhere near
enough to afford indepen-
dent relocation.

Family

- Henry Culmer, a
Carmichael Road resident
who frequents the area,
explained that some per-
sons were discouraged
from seeking shelter as it
meant they would have to
separate from their family.

Mr Culmer added: “Mosi

of those facilities are sepa- |

rated male to female, so I

think that’s one of the rea- .
' sons, and then they didn’t

want. to separate from the
Haitian community. They
would prefer to be around
the Haitians as opposed to
being around other people

-who Speak different lan-

guages.
_ The “cleaning exercise”

Felipé Major/Tribune staff



~ SOME.45-CHILDREN, former residents of the fire- 2 Haitian village off Carmichael, will be unable to attend school this week due to lack

of resources. Last night; community leaders indicated there was still an intense need for food, water and shelter for many families who were

- displaced in the Boxing Day fire.

at the site is expected to
commence at the discretion
of the Ministry of Works
this week, in the aftermath
of the Boxing Day fire
which consumed more than
100 homes in what was

believed to be one. of the, .
“oldest Haitian villages in...

New Providence.



‘
\

Parliamentary Secretary
Brensil Rolle said: “Once it
is cleaned, it, will be cor-

. doned off and the govern-

ment will take possession
of the land - with perhaps
an understanding that the
land will Bi be



TIO A DDN
STILL ALIVE

ed over to

available to Bahamians for
purchase.”

It was unclear whether
demolition would start
today, as Minister of

Works Neko Grant could °
not be reached for com-..

ment.

“Mr Rolle explained that
the wooden shanties bor-
dering ground zero - there
were less than 20 which
were unaffected by the
blaze’ - will
untouched.

_Mr Rolle added: “Not at

the moment, only the area

affected by the fire.

“The Ministry of Works
is going to make a deter-
mination on which struc-
tures should stand, those
that are occupied for the
time being they will not be
demolished.

“The department of

‘Lands and Surveys and the

remain

Ministry of Housing is

putting down the stakes to
further identify the just
under eight acres of gov-
ernment property in the
area.”

Last week, government

officials registered a total

of 120 households, and esti-
mated more than.100 chil-
dren were made homeless
by the tragedy.

The food ad aban
centre for fire victims has
been moved to the Queen
of Peace-Catholic Church
on Faith Avenue,

‘Carmichael Road.

Main organisations dedi-

cated to relief efforts are

the Red Cross, the Salva-
tion Army, and Gréat

Commission Ministries.

Persons can also contact
Pastor Celiner St Louis of
Gospel Assembly at 426-

_ 7414.



FIRE VICTIMS are pictured above sifting through donated items

yesterday.

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THE TRIBUNE

LOCAL NEWS

TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2011, PAGE 3



Motorcyclist shoots passer-by
after collision with vehicle

POLICE are looking for a
motorcyclist who shot a pass-
er-by during an altercation
with another motorist after
the two drivers collided at
the junction of Minnie Street
and Wulff Road.

Officers were called to the
area shortly before lam on
Sunday and were told that a
red and white motorcycle,
licence plate number 4278,
and a Honda crashed into
each other.

’ After the collision, the
motorcyclist pulled out a

Police also investigating

handgun and fired shots in
the direction of the car, but
instead shot a passerby in his
leg, police were told.

The victim was taken to
hospital where he is in sta-
ble condition. The biker fled
the area on foot.

Police are also investigat-
ing a shooting that happened

around 11.30pm Saturday at

DSS UA

shooting at weekend party

a party in the Pinewood Gar-
dens subdivision. Police
received information of the
incident on Buttonwood
Avenue and responding offi-
cers were told that two men
were at a party when they
got into an argument with a
group of men.

During this fight gunshots
were fired, hitting a 22-year-

Felipé Major/Tribune staff



FIREWORKS lit up the sky over Paradise Island as the Bahamas marked the New Year on Saturday.
Several firework displays could be seen across New Providence as the clock struck midnight.

Man stabbed in nightclub

By ALISON LOWE
Tribune Staff Reporter
alowe@tribunemedia.net

POLICE are investigating
a stabbing at the Waterloo
nightclub on East Bay Street

which took place in the early ~

hours of New Year’s Day. -

The attack took place at
around 3am in the area of the
poolside bathrooms follcw-
ing an argument between two
unidentified men. The 30-
year-old victim was attacked
with an “unknown object.”

Charles Johnson, co-owner
of the nightclub, called the
incident “unfortunate.”

He added: “We are still
trying to get to the bottom
of what happened.”

The nightclub employs
security officers who perform
checks for weapons on the
door.

Police did not release a
report of the incident to the
media, and it is unclear what
may have inflicted the vic-
tim’s injuries.

The club owner expressed
concern that people involved
in incidents such as this may
not always go to police but
may seek to “take matters
into their own hands.”

“It seems like young peo-
ple today have this mentality
that if you stab me, I am not
going to tell the police, I am
just going to walk up to you



and stab you,” he said.
It is not clear if police

attended the scene of the

crime. Mr Johnson was not
at the nightclub when the
stabbing took place. He said
he was unsure if this was the
case.

He said he has not been
contacted by police in con-
nection with the incident, but
added that he believes his
staff would have called the
police to report the attack.

The holiday weekend
recorded two more stabbings
that day, according to a
release from police.

Sometime around lam a
Love Hill, Andros, man was
stabbed multiple times fol-
lowing an argument with a
woman in Fresh Creek. He
was taken to a local clinic
before being airlifted to Nas-
sau for treatment.

At around 5.30pm on Sat-
urday, January 1, police
attended the scene of the
attack at Mount Pleasant Vil-
lage.

“Police responded and
information received that a
20-year-old man was at Mt
Pleasant when he was
approached by another male
who robbed him of his cell
phone and subsequently
stabbed him to the chest. The
victim was taken to hospital
via EMS personnel where his
condition is unknown. Police

”

are investigating,” said a
release from Police Sergeant
ChrisyIn Skippings.

Meanwhile, in two other
incidénts, victims were
threatened with weapons and
robbed.

Shortly after lpm on Sun-
day police attended the scene
of an armed robbery at
Fourth Terrace and Collin’s
Avenue.

“Police responded and °

information received that.a
male was walking to his vehi-
cle on 4th Terrace when he
was approached by two
males one of whom was
allegedly armed with a hand-
gun, demanding cash.

“The culprits robbed the
man of his wallet containing
an undetermined amount of
cash and a cell phone and
fled the area on foot into the
Hawkins Hill area.’

Hours later, at 8. 30pm,
police attended the scene of
an armed robbery at Thomp-
son Street, Stapledon Gar-
dens, where it was reported
that two men, aged 21 and
17, were threatened by three
males, one armed with a
handgun, whilst on the local
basketball court.

“The culprits robbed the
men of cell phones and jew-
ellery and fled the area on
foot in an unknown direction.
Police are investigating,” said
Sgt Skippings.

old male in his thigh. The vic-
tim was taken to hospital by
EMS personnel where he
was treated and discharged.
’ Police also report that
around 5.15 pm Friday they
received information of a
shooting at Major Road in
Yellow Elder Gardens.
Police responded and were
told that a 23-year-old male
of Bozine Town was walk-
ing west along Major Road
when he was approached by
a silver Nissan Bluebird.

A male left the vehicle
armed with a high powered
weapon and fired gunshots
in the direction of the victim,
leaving him with multiple
wounds to the body. The vic-
tim was taken to hospital by
EMS personnel where he is
detained in stable condition.
A 27-year-old Yellow Elder
resident is assisting police in
connection with this incident.

In other crime news, police
reported that a Grand

-Bahama teenager was
‘Slapped and robbed of a gold

chain and ring while riding
his bicycle. A resident of
Hawksbill told police that
her 15-year-old son was rid-
ing his bicycle around 5.50pm.
on Friday with his cousin in
the Sunrise Subdivision when
four men approached them.

One of the men slapped
the teenager before snatch-
ing his gold Cuban link chain
and a 14ct nugget finger ring
from him, together valued at
$900. The group then sped
off in a vehicle.

A police investigation led
to the arrest of three male
suspects, ages 16, 19 and 24,
all residents of Freeport.

Officers at the Central
Detective Unit are continu-
ing their investigations into
the matter.

Also, a 16-year-old,Grand
Bahama boy is assisting
police after. a stabbing*inci-
dent in a supermarket park-
ing lot.

On Sunday, a resident of

Raleigh Drive, in Freeport,

told officers at the Central
Detective Unit that her 17-
year-old son was stabbed in
the back around 12.10am
that same day in the parking
lot at the City Market food

’ store in downtown Freeport.

Initial reports state the vic-

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“male slapped him.

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victim started running in the
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The victim was taken to
the Rand Memorial Hospi-
tal and received medical
attention.

Police in Grand Bahama
also reported that two per-
sons were arrest during the
Junkanoo Parade on that
island.

A woman was arrested at
the. parade for unlawfully
carrying arms while a man
was taken into police custody
for disorderly behaviour.

Police said these were the.
only two reported incidents
of crime during the street fes-
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With the city’s Junior
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PM’s BTC debate will be in the House

AFTER MEETING for four hours yes-
terday “to plan the way forward” unionists
were tight-lipped about their future plans
for a mass demonstration.

However, by the end of the day a report
was spreading that “they” — no one would
say who “they” were — hoped to get as many

to demonstrate today as possible. It was not ~

“clear whether this would be in the form of a

“sick out;-go slow, or placard-carrying -

demonstrators moving to the streets. How-
ever, union leaders were'quick to deny this
rumour, which persisted throughout last
evening.

It was also claimed that the movement is
now taking on a more political flavour with
the unionists in the forefront.

In a full page advertisement in today’s
Tribune — under the auspices of The

ational Congress of Trade Unions and The
Trade Union Congress — Bahamians were
invited to support the unions’ national cam-
paign — “The Bahamas for Bahamians” —
in “the great debate” over the privatisation
of BTC.

According. to the advertisement the

BCPOU has invited Minister Zhivargo Laing

to a debate on the privatisation of BTC, and

not Mr Julian Francis.
Last week BTC Chairman Francis ‘chal-

lenged union leaders to a televised debate on °
the pending sale of the state-run utility com-"

pany. Mr Francis would be the best person to
debate the issue because he is the only per-
son who sat with union representatives on
the privatisation committee under both the
PLP and the FNM. .

In inviting the two union leaders to a
debate, Mr Francis said he would. like to
have both Mr Bernard Evans of the BCPOU

and Mr William Carroll, president of the ~

BCPMU, in front of him so that he could

“shame them publicly anytime they’ re,

ready. y
It is obvious that Mr Francis, the only

man with the whole background of both the

PLP and FNM government’s attempts to
sell BTC, could probably shame the two
union leaders who are newcomers to the
privatisation committee, having served on

the committee.only during the FNM’s

administration. ;
The unionists have rejected Mr Francis’
' offer because “he has publicly stated that
his personal agenda for the debate is to
‘shame,’ embarrass and humiliate the rep-
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resentatives of Bahamian workers.”
However, the unionists must remember
that the Bahamian public — the rightful

owners of BTC — not: only want, but are,

entitled to the full truth, and Mr Francis,
being. the only person who has been there
from the beginning, is the only one with a
grasp of the whole picture. Regardless of
who is embarrassed the public'wants to know
everything that went on behind the scenes —
they do not expect Messrs Evans and Carroll
to know the dealings of the PLP adminis-
tration. However, the public wants to know
that too. It is also entitled to know why the
PLP.did not sell BTC at the beginning when
they had what was considered‘at the time “a
good offer.” All this should be laid out-for
‘ Bahamians, so that they will not only know
where they are coming from and. why, but
also where they are headed and also why.
This is no reflection on Mr Laing, but like
Messrs Evans. and Carroll, he too is’a late
comer to the bargaining table for BTC. All
things considered, short of the Prime Minis-
ter, Mr Francis is the best ee to give the
answers.

It is understood that, as a result of a
request, Prime Minister Ingraham had

-agreed to'meet with Mrs Jennifer Dotson,,

president of the National Congress of Trade

of each of the unions that came under the

NCTUB’s umbrella. However, the condi- :

tions of the meeting were that she would
‘submit the names of the president and offi-
cers of each union that-would be meeting
with him. It is understood that Mrs Dotson

* agreed with Labour Minister Dion Foulkes
to send a list of the names. The names were
never submitted. Consequently, the meeting
never took place.

Prime Minister Ingraham has now made
it clear that the only debate that he will
undertake on the matter will be in a public
place — the House of Assembly.

The government, he said, does not intend
to have a debate outside of the House with
the union, and if Mr Francis chooses to
debate them, he will not be. speaking for the
government.

The House meets again after the Christ-

-Is expected to table the Memorandum of
‘Understanding and give notice of govern-
ment’s intention to privatise BTC. A date
will then be set for the debate.



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Drive: one.

Developers
offering big
discounts on
vacant land

EDITOR, The Tribune.

We note with interest that
land developers are now
offering huge discounts on
vacant land.

This should be of interest
to appraisers, lot owners in
those subdivisions, bankers
who provided financing and
prospective buyers. Why
appraisers? Because a com-

' petent appraiser will look

for comparables, properties
sold within the last six to 12
months, so that he will be
able to arrive at a fair mar-
ket value. Why lot owners?

' Because a lot owner ought
to be concerned whether or’

not his/her investment: is
appreciating. Why bankers?
Obviously, the bank wants
a net return on its invest-
ment. The point is, if a
developer is offering a huge
discount today, how is the
buyer affected who bought



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that the bank is holding a
worthless piece of paper?
For example, one year
~ago, a lot was sold for
$100,000.00; the buyer puts
down a deposit of $5,000.00.

The bank lends. him
$95,000.00 to pay off the bal-
ance. So the bank is holding

- a mortgage of $95,000.00.

The buyer makes twelve
payments of around
$1,177.36 for a total of
$14,134.00 at 8.5 per cent
interest. $8,076.00 of that
amount is put towards the
interest. The principal is
$6,058.00. Therefore, after
the first year, he owes the
bank $88,942.00. And here
comes the developers and
offers that same lot at 30 per
cent discount - $70,000.00.

So now, a prospect is able
to purchase that lot at $70k,
yet the financing institution
is holding 4 mortgage and
the balance on that mort-
gage is $88,942.00.

The question arises is that
mortgage a worthless piece
of paper?

And should the owner
walk away?

Of course there is no mys-
tery to what we’re describ-
ing. This is happening every
second of the day in the
USA. And we’re not trying
to raise the alarm. Only sim- -
ply to say, we believe that
banks and owners ought to
be aware that they could be
holding a worthless piece of
paper. \

- THE INSTITUTE FOR
REAL ESTATE
POLICY
Nassau,

December 30, 2010. ~

Unions of the Bahamas, and the executives’

mas recess on January 19 when Mr Ingraham -

an American Icon

one year ago, could it be .

Fleas and Speeding vehicles —

the area is going to the dogs!

EDITOR, The Tribune.

I lived in the Sandilands Village area for
some years. My grandchildren came to visit
for. the Christmas season, and. during this:time

the children started complaining about insect

bites. .

their little bodies and to my surprise the chil-
dren were. getting bitten all. over their bodies
from head to toe.

My grandchildren cried saying they wanted
togohome. —.

Then I began getting bitten up too, so 5 T
started to inspect my home all over realizing
my house was infested. with fleas.

It was out of controlled and I was so shocked
because I have no animals at all and never
did. I was short of funds and had to turn to
someone to help to purchase insect spray and
different medications from the store for all of
the family. -

‘One of the grand had to.see ‘the doctor he
had a fever and the doctor gave the child a skin
antibiotic and a. shot. Ev :yone had to spray off
on the skin and now everyone is feeling sick
from all the spraying on the skin and house-
hold.

For a long time people get these puppies
then as the dogs grow they do not care where
they go, whose garbage turns over, how much
noise is made to others at night, stooling in oth-

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-need-and even worse the nightmare of's ee
dogs barking themselves:to death because

owners are so sick in their heads themselves

, they do not care.

And last my grand said, Grammy cars peed
making 80 to 100 miles on Sandilands Village

’ Road, that-it wakes them up all hours of the

night:and they and myself can feel the win-
dows, doors and ground shaking.

Every other road in that area off Fox Hill
Road has bumps in the road except Sandi-
lands Village. Road, why is this? Andrew.Dri-
ve, Yamacraw area, Kool Aces all over, Pine
Yard, Sea Breeze Lane, etc. Please someone
help.

Fleas and speeding vehicles. Looks like the
area is going to the dogs.

I knew always about the rats invasion, but..
this is crazy now.

So many have to purchase rat poison and ©
still rats are all over the place. Why is that? For
goodness sakes do not talk to a neighbour
they will curse you to death.

Wishing everyone a blessed New Year!

CONCERNED HOMEOWNER
_ Nassau,
December 28, 2010.

Govt should ban shopping
on Boxing Day and Sundays

EDITOR, The Tribune.

THE government should ban shoppiiig on Boxing Day
(whenever it falls on a Sunday) and on all Sundays. Western
civilisation, despite its diversity, was founded on Christian

Keeping the Sabbath holy means that the Lord’s Day should
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er be ‘confused with shallow feelings of satisfaction and pleasure,
which, as in the case of shopping and sports, inebriate the
senses and emotions for a brief moment, but then leave the
heart unfulfilled and perhaps even embittered. In the Christian
view joy is more enduring and consoling. It leads toa more
intense time of sharing, and encouraging all the inventiveness
of which Christian charity is capable.

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Residents question Mackey —Eiidmatinnns

Yard ‘shanty town’ image

By NOELLE NICOLLS
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nnicolls@tribunemedia.net

MACKEY Yard residents
of the Haitian community
question the “shanty town”
image held of their area by
their neighbours.

One community member
said the “shanty town” per-
ception was not reflective of
how people lived inside the
village, before the Boxing
Day fire flattened hundreds
of homes. .

“All the homes,” she said,
“have lights and some peo-
ple have bathrooms with
running water.”

Atleast two BEC electri-
cal poles could be seen in
the area cleared by the fire.
BEC officials visited the site
to conduct a “routine
inspection” of the area after
the fire.

. Asked if the poles were
installed and authorized by
BEC, one manager said the

FIRE AFTERMATH: Mackey Yard was devas

matter was under investiga-
tion.

One resident said his
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light was disconnected when
his father moved out for all
but one house. That house
then shared power with oth-
er houses; he said.

Colin Higgs, Permanent
Secretary at the Ministry of
Works, told the press that
the buildings in the shanty
town surrounding BEC’s
utilities would not have met
the minimum building stan-
dards required to access
electricity through BEC. He
said it is a well known prob-
lem that individuals often
disburse power from the
BEC supply to multiple
homes using long extension
cords.

Pastor Edward St Fleur,
spiritual adviser, said some
residents in Mackey Yard
had land line telephones. He
said many of thé amenities
inside the Haitian commu-
nity were the same as those
in neighbouring subdivi-
sions.

“I don’t see them living
independently of the author-
ity or government or people
across the street. It just
might not be at the same

“level,” said Pastor St Fleur,

referring to the amenities
inside the Haitian commu-
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one neighbour said the Hait-
ian village outdates most
home owners in the area,
and they should be more
tolerant of cultural differ-
ences.

“People claim it is unsafe,

but look how long they have ©

been there without any inci-
dent, and they burn garbage
in there and use kerosene
lamps sometimes. They are
trying to apply city regula-

tions, when any rural area__ :

in the world has different

standards,” said a nearby .

resident. .

“They are culturally dif-
ferent.
~ “It’s a rural, natural
lifestyle versus a sedentary,
city lifestyle. They have
been here from before the
1980s. When the people
viewed their houses and
bought their houses they

knew the village was there:

Don’t move across a dump
and then complain you want
the dump to be moved,” he
said. .

By AVA TURNQUEST
Tribune Staff Reporter
aturnquest@tribunemedia.net



NEWSNIGHT 13’s northern service will still be aired live
and broadcast to Grand Bahama and Abaco, however the rest
of the Bahamas will not be able to view it.

Michael Moss, chairman of the Broadcasting Corporation
of the Bahamas (BCB), explained that in addition to $80,000
per year in incremental telephone charges, consumer response
indicated the national broadcast of the northern service was
a “duplication of efforts”.

National broadcast of the 6.30pm northern service has
been discontinued and prominent local stories will continue
to be highlighted in the 7pm national news segment.

Mr Moss said: “Given the cost and being responsive to
the concerns of our audience, also given our mandate to
become a public broadcast - we want in the national broadcast
to incorporate more general news from around the Bahamas,
as opposed to a Nassau-centric or a Grand Bahama-centric
newscast.”

News

The northern service was initially intended to serve Grand
Bahama, Abaco and Bimini, however Mr Moss admitted the
broadcast offered little coverage for two latter family islands.
Going forward, Mr Moss said the northern team will operate
as a satellite office, gathering news from the northern region.

Mr Moss added: “We're going to try in the first case for it
to be Abaco and Grand Bahama - we’re going to make a con-
certed effort. If it works, then we will bring Bimini back into
the loop.”

In October, the corporation commenced mass layoffs in the
transition to make ZNS an independent public service broad-
caster - as determined in the 2009 Communications Act.

The government received heavy criticism from the oppo-
sition party and industry unions over the downsizing, however
Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham said the governement act-
ed honourably, paying the laid-off staff more money than

they were entitled to.

Following the layoffs, the board started a wide-ranging
operational review aimed at securing a sustainable future
for ZNS as a public service broadcaster.

After bringing its financial losses under control by cutting
staff levels, it was reported that the BCB would work towards
implementing a new business model - focusing more on com-
munity-oriented news, entertainment and information.

In the future, based on the success of efforts at the north-

‘ern station, Mr Moss said the corporation would seek to

implement a Southern Bahamas news service.

National Security minister Tommy Turnquest, who has
responsibility for ZNS, refuted statements released by the Pro-
gressive Liberal Party over the weekend, which indicated

: the northern service news had been terminated completely.

Mr Turnquest said: “It’s still going to be live, and it hasn’t
been cancelled. The only thing that has changed is that it
will no longer be broadcast nationally. This is just part of
the restructuring phase ZNS is going through. The news from
Grand Bahama, Abaco, Bimini and elsewhere in the Bahamas
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unofficial results.

third, respectively, in the overall A Group category.

tival.

and best costume.
Unofficial New Year’s Day Parade results:

Category A groups
Valley Boys 3,608 points
- One Family 3,398 points
Saxons 3,317 points
Music Makers - 34 3,220 points
Roots 3,205 points
Prodigal Sons 2,656 points
Category B groups
Colors Entertainment. . 2,061
One Love * feu. ty Poe 1976
Redland Solider 1,822
Fancy Dancers 1,817
Conquerors for Christ 1,780
Body of Christ 1,144

Culture Junkanoo Group 1,052

Individual category results:














Best off-the- shoulder: Roots and Valley Boys
Group (group B)

Love (group B)

B)
(group B)

(group B)

BY DENISE MAYCOCK
Tribune Freeport Reporter
dmaycock@tribunemedia.net

FREEPORT — The Majestic Crusaders were

declared the official winners of the New Year’s Day

Junkanoo Parade in Grand Bahama. It is the. first

win for the young group which has been competing for
“less than six years.

The Grand Bahama Junkanoo Committee released
the official results on Monday morning at the Inter-
national Building.

For the first time ever, all the Division B groups —
Rotary International, The Scraps, Bushwhackers and
Sting - were disqualified for failing to meet the min-
imum group requirement for the parade.

The Crusaders won in the Division A Category,
receiving a total of 2,778 points and beating last year’s
champions by some 350 points.

The Swingers was second with 2, 428 points, and

coming in third was the Classic Dancers, with 2,360.

points. The Superstar Rockers was fourth with 2,239
points, and fifth and sixth place went to the Kingdom
Culture and Bayshore Warriors, respectively.

Committee chairman Derek King said the evening
parade continues to grow in Grand Bahama, attract-
ing some new groups and large spectator turn-out.

“Junkanoo in Grand Bahama has grown over the
years. It is not at the level as it is in Nassau, but it con-
tinues to grow,” he said.

Mr King commended the groups that participated
this year, despite the economic downturn which has
resulted in the loss of some corporate sponsors.. :

“The quality of costumes was fantastic,” he said.

The parade got off to a very late start, with the first
lap beginning at 8pm. Thousands of residents and

THE Valley Boys and their tribute to Africa took the coveted
crown at the New Year’s Day Junkanoo parade, according to

One Family and the Saxons Superstars placed second and
The Valley Boys, who lost in a narrow race to the Saxons dur-
ing the Boxing Day parade, also emerged victorious in a num-
ber of individual categories during the early morning street fes;
According to the preliminary results, the Valley Boys and

Roots tied for a win in the best off the shoulder category.
while the Valley Boys won best choreography, best music

Best choreography: Valley Boys (group. A) Colours Junkanoo
Best free dancers: Saxons Superstars (group A) and One L
_ Best banner: Shell Saxons (group A) and One Love (group
Best music: Valley Boys (group A) an Colors Entertainment |

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visitors lined the parade route on Pioneer’s Way and.
the Mall Drive.

This year, some groups had suffered significant
costume damages after culprits broke into their shacks
and deliberately destroyed costume pieces which had
to be repaired.

Mr King noted that some groups were challenged
in getting to the parade which resulted in one group
withdrawing at the last minute.

While there is a lot of pressure on groups to get out
on time, Mr King said it all boils down to leadership
and organization.

“T think the Swingers demonstrated that and came
out at the-gate on time at 6pm withvall of their pieces,”
King reported.

Unfortunately, the Arawak Invaders pulled out of
the parade at the last minute because of some diffi-
culties.

“We want to encourage them to continue to keep
the faith because we do not want group members to
be discouraged. Mr King said. Once you miss the
parade you start to see groups losing members to
other groups because the junkanooers really want to
rush.”

Mr King thanked major corporate sponsors such as
the Grand Bahama Port Authority, Grand Bahama
Power Company, and Sanitation Services. He also
commended BTC for coming on board this year.

He said some corporate sponsors could not par-
ticipate this year, but the committee hopes that they
will be able to support next year’s parade.

Mr King also commended the junkanoo committee
members and volunteers who have worked hard to
pull off a successful parade.

The Junior Junkanoo parade will be held on Janu-
ary 8.




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2011: Time to make up your mind

By SIR RONALD
SANDERS

(The writer is a
Consultant and former
Caribbean diplomat)

AT the end of the first ‘
‘decade of the 21st Century,

I wrote with a profound
sense of disappointment
that it was a “lost decade”
for the Caribbean Commu-
nity and Common Market
(CARICOM). We had
failed miserably to com-
plete the Caribbean Single
Market and Economy
(CSME) and we had equal-
ly failed to build collective-
ly the capacity that all
CARICOM countries des-
perately require not only



to bargain effectively in the
international community
but also to implement the
things for which they have
bargained. The first year
of the new decade was even
worse, and 2011 portends
greater grief unless CARI-
COM governments make
up their minds about real
and effective integration.
The time for tinkering at
the edges of integration has
tun out. CARICOM states
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proceed with integration,
and by so doing maintain

some autonomy over their ©

affairs, and crucially a
Caribbean culture and
identity, or they can flirt
with such short term oppor-
tunities that they might
derive individually from
external governments that
find it convenient in their
own interest to dally with
a few states separately.
The latter is not a sustain-

- able development option,

and is wholly reliant-on the
designs of the donor, not
the bargaining strength of
individual CARICOM
states.
Failure to strengthen
CARICOM has not only
weakened our already
weak states, it has lost us
respect in the international
community. And, this is
true of every aid agency
and every international and
multilateral financial and
trade institution including
the Canadian International
Development Agency, the
European Commission and
the European Develop-
ment Fund, the United
States Agency for Interna-
tional Development, the
World Bank, the Inter-
American Development

Bank and the World Trade .
' Organisation (WTO).

What they see from their
perspective is a region that
fails to carry out its own
agenda —a region that pays
lip service to regionalism.
The things that are obvious

to them are blatant: failure ©

to complete the CSME; dis-
crimination by CARICOM

states against themselves as |

they try. to block. market
access to each other. for
goods and services while
they are happy to give bet-
ter access to others; a
marked reluctance to apply
for readily available money
for regional projects — gov-
ernments are interested in

national projects only; and.

the comedy that has. been
made of the Caribbean
Court of Justice (CCJ) with
Trinidad -and Tobago

declining to participate in -

a Court whose headquar-
ters is located in its Capital
as a direct consequence of
its insistence that it should
be there; and, more recent-

_ly, the heavy hint from

Jamaica’s Prime Minister,

on ‘the

SIR RONALD SANDERS

Bruce Golding, that
Jamaica might opt for its
own final Court of Appeal,
notwithstanding that it has
an eminent jurist on the
Court, and the opportunity
for others’

The recent Golding
heavy hint is strangely out
of synchronisation with the
Jamaican government’s
measurable; attitude to the
institutions of the
Caribbean Community
where Jamaicans now pre-
vail and will be even more
dominant by April 2011.

Jamaicans now head
four principal regional insti-
tutions: the Caribbean

Development Fund, the .
‘Caribbean Export Devel-

opment Agency, the
Caribbean Centre on Mon-
ey and Finance, and the

Office of the Trade Nego-:

tiations (OTN) of CARI-
COM.

Caribbean Development
Bank putting five
Jamaicans at the headship
of these regional organisa-
tions, and another
Jamaican will most likely
move up from the number
3 position in the OTN to
number 2. In addition, of

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highly capable people
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CARICOM, and accepted.

by all of CARICOM to
look after CARICOM’s
interest.”
_. What then is the prob-
lem with the CCJ? If.
‘CARICOM can show such
confidence in Jamaicans,
what is missing here?

The CCJ shambles has

‘added to the level of frus-

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tional community. But, not
amongst them alone; the
frustration is now manifest
among the region’s acade-
mics, business people,
media, and all those who
spent the better part of
their lives trying to main-
tain a Caribbean identity
and culture, and, at least, a
modicum of Caribbean
autonomy over the region’s
affairs.

It is obvious to all who
are, or have been, involved
in our region’s develop-
ment that none — not one
— of our countries will suc-,
cessfully maintain '
Caribbean autonomy, cul- :
ture and identity if the pre-
sent trend of individual and
opportunistic bargaining
with larger and more pow-
erful countries continues.

None of the CARICOM
states have the capacity,
individually, to cope with
the demands of today’s
globalised world.

For instance, in the case
of the Economic Partner-
ship Agreement (EPA)
with the European Union
(EU), few governments
have established machinery
for implementing their
obligations, and it would be
a great surprise if any have
set up arrangements for
monitoring implementation
by the EU.

What would seem to be a
simple thing — like sending -
notifications that require-
ments have been met — has

‘through costly arbitration
_ and, eventually, punitive
measures. If that is indeed.
the strategy, it is a game of
high-stakes poker, and not, _
one that the region can win.
The point is that CARI-
COM states have to decide
whether they see their
development in terms of
gifts for the odd building;
a new Airport terminal, a
bridge here and a road
there that are small plas-
ters for sores, but do not
make the region holistical-
ly healthy. While there is a
place for these things in
development plans, they
cannot be the-entire plan.
‘What CARICOM has
always needed — and what
is urgent now — is a com- .
prehensive regional ‘plan
devised jointly by govern-
ments, the private sector,.
trade unions and the best
Caribbean brains that can’
be assembled from in and,
out of the region. And, that
plan must integrate pro-
duction in a practical man-
ner utilising resources from:
every country that has)
them, facilitate cross bor:
der investment, and
encourage regional ama
gamations of productiv
enterprises...
The beggar: thy neigh
“bour policies that have
characterised the region’s
dealings for a decade and
a year, should not continue
into 2011. It is time. for
leaders of individual states
to make up their minds;




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Associated Press.

Attorney Renata Alves BakGt says the defense has request,
ed that ex-leftist rebel Cesare Battisti: be freed."as soon as

_ possible.”

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1970s in Italy. He escaped from prison in 1981 while awaiting
trial and was tried in absentia in 1990.. He arrived in Brazil in
2004, and was arrested three years later on Interpol orders. ©

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to extradite him despite pressure from Italy, citing the peti-
tioner's "personal condition." is

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allows Battisti to be freed. {

Hackers attack Brazilian
government’s website

BRASILIA, Brazil

OFFICIALS say hackers tried to take the Brazilian govern;
ment's website off the air a day after President Dilma Rousseff
was sworn in, according to Associated Press. A

The government says in a statement that the attack Stinday
caused the website to become unstable but it was never off the
air. The statement says that hackers overloaded the number OF

- accesses fo the site to try to disrupt it.

Monday's statement says that the attack "did not put the pres-
idency's site in danger" and no confidential information was
accessed or destroyed.

A congressman, meanwhile, denounced several death threats
made against Rousseff on Twitter during her inauguration.
Florisvaldo Fier of the ruling Workers Party said the threats
must be investigated and not taken lightly.

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"swomtmaesome TOURIST RECOVERING FROM MULTIPLE STAB WOUNDS

attacked.

Mitchell, 22, of Fredericton,
New Brunswick, Canada, was
stabbed after giving chase in
an attempt to catch the culprit
who ripped the necklace off
his friend — the son of a local
politician - as they were leav-
ing Club Luna, in the Saun-
der’s Beach area of West Bay
Street.

In an interview with The Tri-

bune from his hospital bed yes-
terday, Mitchell said: “We
were sitting in my buddy’s
truck after leaving the party
and some guy came by and
snatched his chain, so I imme-
diately pursued him.
, By the time I got down the
road his friends had pulled up
and one guy got out of the car
with a knife. I tried to turn
around and run away but I
tripped and fell down and he
stabbed me seven times.

“T got up and I started run-
ning back to the truck. I didn’t
even realise how many times
j7d been stabbed. All I was
focused on was getting back to
the truck and getting to the

mospital. i

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blood despite efforts from his
friends to stem the flow. A
police report said the attack
occurred in the area of Marlin
Drive, off West Bay Street,
with the attacker emerging
from a white Nissan Maxima.

His mother was wakened to
her worst nightmare at 6.45am
that morning by a phone call
telling her that Mitchell was
being rushed into emergency
surgery. “I was not calm. I
jumped out of the bed,” said
Mrs Walls.

She and Mitchell’s father
then flew down immediately
to be by. their son’s bedside.
The medical team had to
remove his spleen and part of
his pancreas. His diaphragm
was also lacerated.

While Mitchell put on a
brave face yesterday, his moth-
er said one-of the hardest parts
of the traumatic affair for the
student was the news from his
surgeon, Dr Duane Sands, that
Mitchell may have to take a
break from college for up to
three months while he recov-
ers. A political science major at
Acadia University in Nova
Scotia, Mitchell was looking

forward to making a switch to |

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studying kinesiology and phys-
ical education this semester in
the hopes of becoming a
teacher.

“I’m doing a lot better. A
lot better than a few days ago.
I’m hoping to heal up and get
back to school and go on with
my life the best way I can.
That’s all I can really do,
right?” a weak, but positive
Mitchell told The Tribune.

He said he does not bear any
bad will towards The Bahamas;
and his mother said he hopes
to return to enjoy some of the
activities he did not get to par-
ticipate in because of the
attack. “I’ve just got to be
more careful next time. Make
more careful decisions,”

’ Mitchell said.

Meanwhile, hs mother had
only praise for the Ministry of
Tourism, the Sheraton Nassau
Beach Resort - which offered
to put up Mitchell’s parents

during their stay after hearing

of their ordeal — and Mitchell’s

friends, who remained with —

him in the hospital through-
out.
Minister of Tourism Vincent

Vanderpool Wallace, yester- '

day said he has assured

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ball stuffed with as. many

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ernment intends to implement
stricter regulations to govern
the gold-buying industry this
year.

Mrs Walls said that her
belief the industry may play a
role in increasing crime came
from discussions with Bahami-
ans she has met since coming
to Nassau to be with Mitchell —
and Mitchell’s friends yester-
day agreed. Such claims have
been on the increase this year,
with residents from Nassau to
Harbour Island claiming a pro-
liferation of gold merchants
have created a burgeoning
market for stolen gold jew-
ellery

“From what I am hearing,

it’s a huge problem. People are

getting robbed — getting jew-
ellery ripped off their necks,
and in Mitchell’s case, they
tried to kill him for it,” said
Mrs Walls.

Mr Vanderpool- Wallace
said the government had
already been moving to
respond to what it recognised
as problems with the industry
prior to the issue being raised
by the Canadian family and he
expects that Mrs Walls will be

kept up to date with develop-
ments in this regard.

“We will be coming out with
some regulations early in 2011.
I spoke with the Attorney
General (John Delaney) about
it and they had in fact been
done three weeks prior to this
incident. The Attorney Gen-
eral will provide (Mrs Walls)
with a copy of the regulations
once they are put in place,” he
said.

Up until yesterday when
inquiries were made by The

Tribune, awareness of the inci--

dent had only been raised in
the Canadian press this week,
in a news article which quoted
local Bahamian police officials.

Sergeant Chrislyn Skippings,
police press liaison for the
Royal Bahamas Police Force,
said the incident was not
reported to the local media at
the time it occurred because
she herself did not become
aware of it until days after-
wards when she made inquiries
based on questions put to her
by a Canadian journalist.

The Tribune sought, but was
unable to obtain an update on
the status of the investigation
up to press time yesterday.

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TWENTY-four Phil’s Food Services employees w were out of

a job on new year’s eve.

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Gladstone Road grocery retail/wholesaler, said the staff were
all part time employees who were taken on specifically for the
Christmas period and some of them had also broken.company

rules.

According to the businessman, the lay-offs do not indicate
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FROM page one
up a woman, who police said was
his wife, but there was a struggle
when the robbers tried to tie him
up. At some point during the
struggle Mr Metellus was shot
in the chest. Emergency med-
ical assistants pronounced him
dead at the scene.

Police had no suspects in cus-
tody up to press time and
appealed for information on the
killing.

“Nobody is in custody and we
are still asking assistance from
members of the public on that
matter,” said Superintendent
Clayton Fernander, of the Cen-
tral Detective Unit.

According to Mr Fernander,
police.statistics show there were
96 homicides for 2010 - 94 mur-
ders and two were classified as
manslaughter cases.

Anti-crime activist and polliti-
cal hopeful Rodney Moncur said
the government “must get seri-
ous about tackling the worri-
some issue and execute convict-
ed murderers.”

“Last year was a very tragic
year in fact it was a very depress-
ing year and J thank God that we
have left 2010,” said Mr Mon-
cur yesterday.

-“We did not reach 100 even
though 96 is far too many. There
is only one way for us to reduce
this level of murder and may-
hem, that is for laws to be passed

to deny bail to persons charged |

with murder. Once a person is
convicted, 21 days later the mar-

96 murders

shall should read the death war-
rant which forces persons to
launch an appeal and if he does-
n’t, he is executed.

“But everybody has lost
respect and fear for the law and
nothing has changed (this year).
The dynamics remain the same,
government doesn’t seem seri-

- ous about dealing with this issue,

it’s a serious problem with an
easy solution — start hanging.”

Police are also investigating
another early morning robbery
which took place on Friday, at
Cordeaux Avenue.

According to reports, a man
was approached when he arrived
home by two men wearing dark
hooded jackets, one of whom
was armed with a handgun. The
gunmen robbed the man of an
undetermined amount of cash
and fled the area in a gold-

coloured Maxima. In another ° :

incident, a man was chopped
several times when leaving a par-
ty in the Kennedy subdivision.

According to police reports,
he was attacked by a group of
men. He was taken to hospital in
a private vehicle and was listed in
serious condition. Police are
investigating the incident.

On Augusta Street, a 31-year-
old man was shot im the leg
shortly before 2am on Friday.
The victim was taken to hospital
where he was treated and
allowed home. ,

Unions: no mass sick- out manned

FROM page one

He said the government should sell a minority stake in BTC — as
opposed to the offer of 51 per cent — if they are set on privatising

the company.

“We (the labour union movement) are all in the same accord in
hopes that we can get the government to change the memorandum
of understanding (MOU) so rather than 51 per cent being sold to
Cable & Wireless we would hope that 49 per cent can be sold or

less.

“(But) I don’t the want the NCTUB to make this a union mat-
ter — the union does not own BTC, the Bahamas does. It’s impor-
tant to educate the Bahamas on Cable & Wireless. BTC is the only
(public) company that is profitable and they could have sorter

more for it.”

A meeting was scheduled between the nation’s chief and the
NCTUB, initiated by Labour Minister Dion Foulkes, last Wednes-
day but did not go ahead as planned.

“The meeting was scheduled but it wasn’t confirmed,” said Ms
Isaacs-Dotson. Meantime thé unions have formed a collective
movement dubbed “The Bahamas for Bahamians” calling workers
across the country to join them in solidarity in their stand against
BTC’s sale. They haye challenged State Finance Minister Zhirvargo
Laing for a national debate on BTC’s privatisation and have

accepted BTC chairman Julian Francis’ offer to argue the issues in

a public forum.








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‘ATM Card Safety Tips’

By CONSTABLE 3011
MAKELLE PINDER

Use Your ATM Safely

BE OBSERVANT
The most important key to using

your ATM card safely is to be obser- .

vant and look around for any suspi-
cious persons or activity near the
ATM machine. If you see anything
that looks suspicious, go to another
machine or return later.

HAVE YOUR CARD
IN YOUR HAND
It is a good idea to have your

ATM card in your hand and ready

to use as you approach the ATM
machine so that you do not have to
take extra time at the machine to
take the card out of your wallet or
purse.

SHIELD YOUR
TRANSACTION
Use your body or hand or an
object to shield the ATM keyboard
when you enter your PIN. Do not

give someone else the opportunity.

to see the number that you are
entering.

DON'T LEAVE YOUR
RECEIPT

Be sure to take your receipt or
transaction records with you when

you leave.

PUT AWAY YOUR CASH |

Put your cash away immediately in
your pocket, wallet or purse. Do not
display or count it at the machine.
‘You can always count it later.

,. KEEP YOUR CAR SECURED

Lock your car if you have to get
out to use the ATM machine. If you
use a drive-up ATM machine, lock
all doors and be sure the passenger-
side windows are rolled up.


















USING AN ATM AT NIGHT
If possible, take another person
with you.

Park j in a well-lighted area as close .

to the machine as possible.

Do not.use the machine if the
lights on it are not working.

‘Tf the view of the ATM machine is
blocked by overgrown bushes or
trees, or any other objects, use
another machine.

Notify the bank abou the visibil-
ity problem. :

PROTECTING
YOUR ATM CARD

Keep your ATM card a safe place
and protect it just like you would
cash, credit cards. or checks: Do not
leave it around where others can see
your card, at home or at work. If
your card is missing or stolen notify





your bank immediately.

Never write down your Personal
Identification Number (PIN) any-
where, especially on your ATM card
or on a note in your wallet. Keep
your PIN number secret from every-
one.

If you receive a call supposedly
from your bank or possibly the
police wanting to verify your PIN,
do not give that information. Notify
the police immediately that you
received such a call. Never give any
information about your ATM card
or PIN over the telephone.

Should you be a victim of crime,
please do not resist but take note
of the description of the culprit e.g.
his/her appearance, clothing, height,
physical details and the direction or
mode of escape. Call the Police as

soon as it is safe to do so.

If you come across any, suspicious
person(s) loitering around your busi-
ness or have any information per-
taining to any crime, please do not
hesitate to contact or call the police
emergency at ‘919’ or Crime Stop-
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REAL ESTATE: Start
on the right foot

By MIKE LIGHTBOURN

MANY Bahamians set
real estate goals for the
New Year which often
include the purchase of
homes, commercial prop-
erty or vacant land in Nas-
sau or the Out Islands.

As you consider buy-
ing your first home, or
vacant land on which you
intend to construct your
first home, you'll need
advice.

You shouldn’t do any-
thing without a complete
understanding of your
financial situation and
‘how much home or other
property you can afford.

Don’t forget the stamp
’ duty exemption for which
you may be able to quali-
fy. So, where do you
begin?

There are two parts to
financing — the down pay-
ment and the balance of
the purchase price.

Find the best interest .

‘trate by shopping around
,the various banks.

_. It is important that you
do this in advance of your
‘real estate search.

You will also find sev-
eral firms (including ours)
‘which offer vacant land
‘purchases with owner
‘financing.

You’ll know exactly
what you can afford by
securing pre-approval
from a lender, who will
review your income, debt
‘and credit, and suggest
‘the loan best suited to
‘your qualifications and
needs.

If you can put down a
bigger deposit, you may

.qualify fora higher loan .
-amount and possibly a .

better interest rate.

The lower the deposit

‘that your bank finds
_acceptable, you might pay

‘because the



a higher interest rate
lender
assumes a greater risk as
compared to a higher
deposit if you are able to
do so.

Think about ways to
raise the cash — perhaps a
second job to help accu-

mulate some of the down

payment.

Think outside the box.
A second job could
involve a cottage indus-
try, for instance.

With your financial
house in order, you’re
ready to discuss your
desires with a BREA real
estate professional and

begin your home search

in earnest.
Obviously, the profes-

- sional is also there to help

you with advice and sug-

gestions -before you are |:

able to start your search.
Congratulations!

(Mike Lightbourn is pres-
ident of Coldwell Banker
Lightbourn Realty).

Campaign aims to ignite healthy
‘living shift for Bahamian people

THE LOVE Yourself and
Your Health campaign will
continue for its second year
- renewing a commitment to
“encourage, empower, and
ignite” a cultural shift in
Bahamian people towards
healthy living.

In addition to giveaways,
demos and recipes, music,
and discounts on health ser-
vices and veggie food,
organisers have also added a
Green Smoothie Challenge
which will afford partici-

pants an opportunity to win ©

a three-month healthy liv-
ing assistance package for
2011.

The Love Yourself Well-
ness Package will include a
health assessment, one meal
per day, green smoothies,
natural health and beauty
products and a host.of

health services such as, mas- '

sage therapy, physical train-
ing, acupuncture, and chiro-
practic.



CAMPAIGN: NIB Director
Algernon Cargil

The campaign - hosted by
Seedlings’ Place,
H.O.M.E.GROWN and
Raw On Da Porch - will

continue until April and.

include numerous education

and awareness initiatives
such as free health forums,
cooking classes, and a fun
run walk.

After a successful first
year, which highlighted the
efforts of Chrissy Love, host
of the ZNS call-in show
Immediate Response, orga-
nizers have decided to make
it an annual awareness cam-
paign. In keeping with their
own national healthy

lifestyle initiatives, the:

National Insurance Board is
one of many groups part-
nering in this campaign.
NIB Director Algernon
Cargill explained the cam-
paign will be utilised as part
of the national prescription
drug plan initiative - where
prescription drug medica-
tion is provided to treat
chronic diseases - and also
as part of their healthy peo-
ple component program -

‘ where they provide funding

to groups who focus on

maintaining health and
health awareness.

Mr Cargill said: “We
recognise that if we help
Bahamians to manage their
health - in terms of pro-
grammes like Love Your
Heath - that it could perhaps
reduce their dependence or
reduce their contraction
rather of a chronic ailment. |

“With this campaign what
we want to do is prevent the
contraction of any chronic
ailment through health
awareness and living a
healthier lifestyle - that’s
why we saw this as a great
opportunity to provide our
support because the more
people that do not contract a
chronic ailment the more
success we have in helping
Bahamians to manage their
overall health.”

The campaign launch will
be held at 2pm at Ardastra

- Gardens on Sunday, Janu-

ary 9.

Chavez, Clinton shake hands, chat amid eAsions

CARACAS, vera

PRESIDENT Hugo Chavez and
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rod-
ham Clinton shook hands and chatted
briefly Saturday in a rare cordial
encounter amid a diplomatic dispute
that has left Venezuela and the United
States without ambassadors in each
other's capitals, according to Associ-
ated Press.

The handshake came as leaders were

milling about at the inauguration of

new Brazilian President Dilma Rouss-
eff. It was unclear. what Chavez and

‘Clinton discussed.
Chavez later described the interac-

tion as a pleasant one, though he did
not give much detail.

"We greeted each other," he told
repoiters at the Brasilia airport. "She
had a very spontaneous smile. and I
greeted her with the same effusive-
ness.'

In the past week, their governments
have shown firmly entrenched stances

as the United States revoked the
Venezuelan ambassador's visa in
response to Chavez's refusal to accept
the chosen U.S. envoy.
"They thought we were going.to
back down. Anything negative that
happens will be the responsibility of
the United States," veteran Venezue-

‘Jan diplomat Roy Chaderton told the

Caracas-based television channel
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_ Under the auspices of The National Congress of
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| ‘The privatization of The Bahamas
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Cuba’s tobacco

company sué US
shop over name

A CIGAR Jounge in sub-
urban Detroit is decorated
with paintings and photos of
famous people with a sto-
gie: John F. Kennedy, Win-

ston Churchill, even the
1950s Cuban revolutionary
Che Guevara, according to
Associated Press.

"We have only one thing
in common," said owner
Ismail Houmani, a U.S. war
veteran, pointing at a cigar
in the fingers of Guevara, a
Marxist rebel.

Cuba, however, believes
the shop has too much com-

mon with its own famous *

cigar business. Cuba's gov-
ernment-owned tobacco
company is suing Houmani
in federal court in Detroit,
claiming the name of his
four shops, La Casa De La
Habana, is illegal because
it's too similar to its own
franchised shops, known
around the world as La Casa
del Habano.

Cuba, of course, can't do
business in America because
of a nearly 50-year-old trade
embargo imposed after
Fidel Castro, with Guevara's
help, turned the Caribbean
island into a socialist state.
Nonetheléss, Cubatabaco
claims it still has a right to
protect its U.S. trademark
even if it can't export prized

Cuban cigars to U.S. shores. °

"I love cases like this;"
US. District Judge Stephen
Murphy III told both sides
last year. "I find it to be
extremely interesting and
challenging."

Houmani's lawyer, Brad
Smith, wonders why Cuba
would care about a Michi-
gan cigar lounge. "Small
potatoes," he said in an
interview.

Cubatabaco's lawyer,
David Goldstein of New
York, said in court that a
trademark must be protect-
ed or "what I have is a
worthless piece of paper."

In Plymouth, a 'suburb
west of Detroit, La Casa De

La Habana has been open:

about a decade. A climate-
controlled humidor displays
dozens of cigars, some cost-
ing $38 each, from Hon-
duras, the Dominican
Republic and Nicaragua.
There is walk-in business,
but customers also can have
their own gym-locker-sized
humidor with a nameplate
for $100 a month.

There are televisions,
leather couches and an



MASTER CIGAR ROLLER Luis Acosta, of Cuba, perfects his craft on
the storefront of La Casa De La Habana on Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010
in Detroit. (AP)

espresso bar. In downtown
Detroit, Houmani runs a
7,000-square-foot (650-
square meter) location offer-
ing martinis, live music and
local handmade cigars
stuffed with imported tobac-
co.

"Over a cigar, you can
meet some interesting peo-
ple — doctors, lawyers,
judges, movie actors. They
want to sit down and relax,"
said Houmani, 42, who
immigrated to Toledo, Ohio,
from Lebanon when he was
18. "I wanted to create
something that's really
unique."

He said he was thinking
about Cuba's reputation for

Latin jazz, rum and cigars.

when he chose the name La
Casa De La Habana, which
means "The House of
Havana" in’ Spanish.
Houmani ‘notes _ that
"Habano," the word used in
the name of Cuban shops,
refers to a Havana cigar.
"I'm not selling or adver-
tising Cuban cigars," he said.
International agreements

- allow government-con-
trolled businesses like
Cuba's to register trade-

marks in the U.S., even
when dormant under an
economic embargo. Still,

Smith said the lawsuit
should be governed by a
simple rule: "You use it or
lose it."

A trademark expert at the
University of Michigan law
school believes Cubatabaco
has a strong case for
infringement.

"Cuba's got reason to
hope that it will beable to
enter the U.S. market with-
in the foreseeable future,"
Jessica Litman said.

"Its mark-is pretty valu-
able, and the potential for
confusion seems real."

The judge has urged each
side to settle the dispute out
of court.

Houmani concedes he
may have to change the
name of his business,
although he would prefer to
keep "La Casa" in it. He has
much admiration for Cuba's

-cigars, despite the lawsuit

and that country's Commu-
nist government.

"It's the best tobacco in

the world because of the
soil. It's God's gift to the
Cubans," said Houmani,
who has smoked Cuban cig-
ars during. trips to the Mid-
dle East.

"As cigar makers, we
don't look at pelneale affili-
ations."

Argentine thieves rufinel
into bank over New Year

BUENOS AIRES,
Argentina

THIEVES dug a 100-foot-
long (30-meter-long) venti-
lated and lit tunnel from a
neighboring building into an
Argentine bank and emp-
tied the contents of up to
140 safety deposit boxes,
officials said Monday,
according to Associated
Press.

Authorities said three
thieves entered a Banco
Provincia branch in the
Buenos Aires district of Bel-
grano on New Year's Eve
‘when it was closed and spent
the weekend opening and
emptying between 130 and
140 of the branch's 1,408
boxes. The robbery wasn't
discovered until the bank
opened Monday.

Bank executives didn't say
how much the thieves got
away with because clients
are not obliged to tell
authorities what was in their
safety deposit boxes.

The thieves rented a
building next.to the bank in
June and spent months dig-

ging the sane: which
emerged in an area where
safety deposit boxes are
located, prosecutor Martin
Niklison said.

The tunnel had lights, ven-
tilation and reinforcement.

"It was a really impressive

job," Niklison said, adding

. that officials had not ruled

out that the thieves had an
accomplice on the bank's
staff.

Anti-seismic alarms
sounded various times but
police couldn't get into the
bank to check out their
cause, the prosecutor said.

Hundreds of bank clients.

gathered in front of the state
bank Monday to demand
their savings and blocked a
nearby street to protest the
slow pace at which authori-
ties were confirming v hose
boxes had been robbed.

"The message we want to
give (clients) is that we are
going to protect their inter-
ests after this incident," Ban-
co Provincia Vice President
Gustavo Marangoni told
channel CSN.

Many Argentines began

putting their savings in bank
safety deposit boxes instead

of bank accounts following »

the country's 2001 financial

crisis; when many depositors .

lost savings.





EXTERIOR OF LA CASA DE LA HABANA on Wednesday, Dec..22, 2010 in Detroit. Cuba's government-
controlled tobacco company is suing the owner of cigar shops in the Detroit area, claiming his busi-
ness’ name is too similar to its own global franchise. Houmani owns four cigar lounges called La Casa
De La Habana, in Detroit, Plymouth, Mich., Ann Arbor, Mich., and Toledo, Ohio. Cubatabaco's stores
are named La Casa del Habano. Cuba can't do business in America because of a nearly 50-year-old
trade embargo. Nonetheless, Cubatabaco claims it still has a right to protect its U.S. trademark. (AP)

oe COMMONWEALTH BANK year

_ Executive Chairman

; Gor inariwedtth Bank Lid. announced that the Board of Directors has elected d Wiliam
_ B. Sands, Jr. as. Executive Chairman following Mr. T. Be Donaldson, CBE, ‘who recently
retired from the. Bank's services ‘as Chairman. Mr. ‘Sands is the fourth Bahamian in
om onwealth Bank's fifty’ year history to be named Chairman of the Board of Directors...
A seasoned and highly regarded banking executive, Mr, Sands’: career incorporates
/ nore than thirty-nine (39) years. of banking experience. ‘He has served in various senior
management and executive leadership roles in both Grand Bahama and New Providence
ore being named President and Chief Executive Officer in 1997.

"Mr. Sands is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario and Richard Ivey Business
i _ School and has been a member of the Board of Directors of Commonwealth Bank since
; 1990. He was named Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) Executive of the Year



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and important to U.S. interests, according to Associated Press.

Expectations in Africa spiked after the election of an American :
president with a Kenyan father. But midway through his term, :
Obama's agenda for Africa has taken a backseat to other foreign :
policy goals, such as winding down the Iraq war, fighting the Tal- :
iban in Afghanistan and resetting relations with Russia. i

Obama aides believe those issues are now on more solid footing, :
allowing the president to expand his international agenda. He will d
focus in Africa on good governance and supporting nations with :
strong democratic institutions. i

Obama delivered that message on his only trip to Africa since :
taking office, an overnight stop in Ghana in 2009, where he was :
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BRISBANE, Australia

A MILITARY flight rushed
Monday to restock an Aus-
tralian city before it was cut off

.. by floodwaters that have turned

a huge swath of the Outback

-into a lake, while police con-
firmed two more deaths in the --
‘crisis; according to Associated

Press.
Drenching rain that started
before Christmas has flooded

an area the size of France and’

Germany combined in north-
eastern Queensland state.
Rivers are overflowing and at
least 22 towns and cities in the
farming region are inundated.
In the coastal city of Rock-
hampton, waters from the still-
swelling Fitzroy River closed
the airport and cut the main
highway to the state capital of
Brisbane. Scores of families
abandoned their homes for
relief centers on high ground.
By Monday night, floodwa-
ters had inundated the last
route into the city, Queensland
Premier Anna Bligh said.
"Rockhampton is now com-
pletely stranded — a town of
75,000 people — no airport, rail
or road," Bligh told Australian
Broadcasting Corp. radio.
Residents emptied super-
market shelves of food and bot-

‘tled water in recent days as they .

stocked up to reduce the need
to get around in waist-deep
waters.

Acting Defense Minister
Warren Snowdon said a C-130
military cargo plane would fly
to a town north of Rockhamp-
ton on Monday carrying food,
medical supplies and other
items that would then be
trucked to the stricken city.

Authorities have warned the
Fitzroy will continue rising until
late Tuesday or early Wednes-
day local time.

Mayor Brad Carter. has said i

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— Food, lds flown to
flood-stranded Aussie city

about 40 percent of the city
could be affected by the surging
waters, and residents could be
forced to wait at least two
weeks before returning home.

State authorities say about
200,000 people have been
affected by the floods, Aus-

tralia's worst in a decade, and .

Prime Minister Julia Gillard on
Monday extended emergency
relief to those affected, includ-
ing low-interest loans to farm-
ers to begin cleaning up and get
their businesses running again.

"This is‘a major natural dis-
aster, and recovery will take a
significant amount of time,"
Gillard said. The damage could
ultimately amount to hundreds
of millions of dollars, she told
reporters.

Three people have died in
the flooding’ since Saturday,
though police in Queensland
state say: seven other people
have drowned separately
involving swollen rivers and
water accidents since tropical
deluges began in late: Novem-
ber.

Chief. Superintendent Alis-
tair Dawson said the latest vic-
tim was a man who drowned
Monday when the car he was
traveling in was washed off a
flooded causeway in the town —
of Aramac, in central Queens-
land.

Earlier Monday, police said

they had recovered the body of: _

a man who was last seen Satur-
day when his-small boat was
swamped by raging waters in a’

“different part of the state.

The rains that started the
flooding have eased, and water
levels have been dropping in:
some towns.

But officials said about 1,000
people were living in evacua-
tion centers across Queensland,

_and it may be a month before:

the floodwaters dry up com-

pletely.

Jetry Brown returns to
lead a troubled California

WASHINGTON

ae president,
RBC Royal Bank —
(Bahamas) Limited

RBC is ee to announce that Nathantel Renee Jr. formerly vice meuaent and country
head, RB€ Bahamas Turks and Caicos, has been appdlnied Resort of RBC Royal Banks
(Bahamas) Limited.

This néw appointment isasa result of the establishment of a new local corporate erricttire | in
The Bahamas where RBC transfered its Bahamas domestic retail and commercial banking

operations to a wholly-owned subsidiary of RBC Royal Bank of Canada, headquartered | in.
Toronto. This transfer took place on November 1,2010.

Mr. Beneby, a 37-year veteran of RBC, will continue to have responsibility for ite bank's oper:
tions in The Bahamas and Turks & Caicos islands. Mr. Beneby reports to Ross McDonald, senior
~ vice president, Caribbean Banking.

RBC has had a presence in The Bahamas since 1908 and is committed to expanding its opera-
tions here and throughout the Caribbean region. The establishment of this local corporate
structure is a clear reflection of RBC’s confidence .in the stability and future of The Bahamas,
and provides a platform for the future growth RBC anticipates in the market.

THE.Obama administration said Monday it will allow 13 com-
panies to resume deepwater drilling without any additional envi-
ronmental scrutiny, just months after saying it would require
strict reviews for new drilling in the wake of the BP oil spill,
according to Associated Press.

The government said it was not breaking its promise to require
environmental reyiews because the 13 companies — which include
Chevron USA Inc. and Shell Offshore Inc. — had already start-
ed drilling the wells without detailed environmental studies.

Drilling was suspended last year when the administration
imposed a months-long moratorium following the BP spill. The

’ ban was lifted in October, but drilling has not yet resumed in
waters deeper than 500 feet (152 meters) in the Gulf of Mexico.

USS. officials said the 13 companies must comply. with new
policies and rules before resuming activity at 16 Gulf of Mexico
wells. All but three are exploratory wells — the same type BP was
drilling when the blowout of the Deepwater Horizon rig occurred.
The April 20 explosion killed 11 workers and set off the worst off-
shore oil spill in U.S. history.

"For those companies that were in the midst of operations at
the time of the deepwater suspensions (last spring), today's noti-
fication is a significant step toward resuming their permitted
activity," said Michael Bromwich, director of the Bureau of
Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement.



past had routinely won broad waivers from rules requiring.
detailed environmental studies. After the BP disaster, the Oba-
ma administration pledged it would require companies to com-
plete environmental reviews before being allowed to drill for
oil.

The administration has been under heavy pressure from the oil
industry, Gulf state leaders and congressional Republicans to
speed up drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, which has come to a near
halt since the moratorium on deepwater drilling was imposed last
spring.

The delay is hurting big oil companies such as Chevron Corp.
and Royal Dutch Shell PLC, which have billions of dollars in
investments tied up in Gulf projects that are on hold. Smaller
operators such as ATP Oil & Gas Corp., Murphy Exploration &
Production Co.-USA, and Noble Energy Inc., also have been
affected. -

A federal report said the moratorium probably caused a tem-
porary loss of 8,000 to 12,000 jobs in the Gulf region.

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Phil’s $2.5m expansion
still a go despite lay-offs

By ALISON LOWE
Business Reporter
alowe@tribunemedia.net

Plans for a $2.5 million expansion at
Phil’s Food Services in 2011 will not be
impacted, its principal said yesterday,
after 24 people were laid off from the

food retailer/wholesaler.

Phil Lightbourne said the decision to
let go 24 employees on New Year’s Eve
was a “business decision” but does not
indicate the finances of the company are

‘in trouble.

_ “They were all part-time workers who
‘knew I had only taken them on for

SEE page 3B

after 50% Budget cut leaves public broadcaster
among world’s most poorly financed

* Commercial revenues account for just 44% of
ZNS’s $14.7m total income, the rest being 56%

taxpayer backing

* URCA backs continued ZNS taxpayer financing,
plus one-off government financed infrastructure

upgrade

Chamber refines
‘Campus’ plans



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By ALISON LOWE
Business Reporter

alowe@tribunemedia.net

Plans announced by the
Bahamas Chamber of
Commerce at the start of
2010 to establish a “career,
business and vocational
campus” to teach key skills
to workers continue to be
“refined”, according to its
president, with the organi-.
sation now questioning
whether it needs to create
its own institution or use

SEE page 4B

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EXPANDING: Phil's Food Services

Bahamas ‘at bottom end of scale’ over broadcaster support

* Regulator says $14 per capita financing for ZNS By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

Government/taxpayer. support
for ZNS will still be required even if
the station is transformed into a
public service broadcaster, the
Bahamian communications regula-
tor has warned, with the 50 per cent
cut in its Budget subsidy putting it -
and the Bahamas - “at the bottom
end of the scale” globally.

The Utilities Regulation & Com-
petition Authority (URCA), unveil-
ing its Public Service Broadcasting

ZNS sells advertising

‘below market levels’

. Regulator says effect is to depress market and harm private
broadcaster revenues

* Exposes level of political control, as ZNS ad rate changes require
ministerial approval

* Licence fee and pay-Tv subscription levy could raise $1- $m per
annum for public service broadcasting finance .

* But rejected as too unpopular with consumers and private sector



Felipé Major/Tribune staff

(PSB) consultation on New Year’s
Eve, noted that the 50 per cent.cut
in the Broadcasting Corporation of
the Bahamas (BCB) subsidy to
$4.25 million for 2010-2011 cut
ZNS’s per capita financing from $28
to $14 per resident.

‘Only the US had a‘ lower per
capita ratio for financing public ser-
vice broadcasters, according to the
URCA benchmarking study.

Acknowledging that countries

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ZNS’s on-air, advertising
rates “may be below mar-
ket levels”, the communica-
tions sector regulator has
suggested, something that
has been “depressing the
advertising market and
harming the potential rev-
enues that private broad-
casters and ‘producers can

raise”.

In its consultation paper
on Public Service Broad-
casting (PSB), released on
New Year’s Eve, the Utili-
ties Regulation and Compe-
tition Authority (URCA)
emphasised that while its

investigations had not pro- ’ ~

duced anything conclusive,
there was “sufficient evi-
dence” to back up allega-
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‘The dispute revolves around whether Graham, Thompson |,
& Co and its managing partner, Judith Whitehead, were cor- |:
rectly served by agents acting on Day’s behalf. The Bahami-
an law firm is alleging that both service attempts were defec-
tive, yet Day’s attorneys are alleging that this is countered by

SEE page 2B

CONTRACTORS EVE A ‘TURNAROUND’

By. ALISON LOWE
Business Reporter
alowe@tribunemedia.net —

With a further drop in the
- volume of mortgages dis-
bursed “not positive at all”
for the construction sector,
Bahamian Contractors
Association (BCA) presi-
dent, Stephen Wrinkle, said
the sector was pinning its
hopes on the trickle down
effect from the Baha Mar
project.

“The figures are very sig-
nificant in'as much as we’re
still struggling to get the
housing (construction) sec-



‘Scurrilous
attacks’:

hits back

Graham, Thompson & Co and managing partner
demand US courts ‘get a grip’ on case involving
alleged $14m Bahamas-

Attorneys acting for a top Bahamian law firm and its
managing partner have effectively demanded that the Amer-
ican courts ‘get a grip’ on a case they have been embroiled
in, accusing lawyers for a woman claiming ownership of a $14
million bank account of using the judicial system “as a soap-
box ‘to make scurrilous personal attacks” against them.

US attorneys acting for Graham, Thompson & Co have
attacked rival counsel for Tonya Day, an American woman
claiming ownership of an alleged $14 million account at
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BY ROYALFIDELITY CAPITAL
MARKETS

To all of our readers we wish
you a Happy New Year! It was a
moderate week of trading in the
Bahamian stock market. Investors
traded in three out of the 24 listed
. securities, with two advancers.

EQUITY MARKET

A total of 70,921 shares changed
hands, representing a significant
decrease of 1,224,022 shares com-
pared to the previous week's trad-
ing volume of 1,294,943 shares.

Commonwealth Bank (CBL)
was the volume leader, trading a
volume of 64,400 shares to see.its
stock price climb $0.05, closing the
year at $7.

Focol Holdings (FCL) was the
big advancer in the week, trading a
volume of 6,000 shares to-see its
stock advance by $0.46 to close the

year at $5.46,

BOND MARKET
. No notes traded last week. '

COMPANY NEWS

Earnings Releases:

Bank of the Bahamas (BOB)
released unaudited financial results
for the three months ended Sep-
tember 30, 2010. BOB reported
net income available to common
shareholders of $1.1 million, a
decline of $2.6 million or 70 per
cent compared to the $3.7 million
reported in the same quarter in
the prior fiscal year.

While BOB reported both high-
er net interest revenues and net
fees and commissions income in
the quarter, it was noted that its
net credit loss expense increased
significantly in the quarter, offset-
ting any gains in revenues.

Net interest revenues of $7.8 mil-
lion reflected an increase of
$759,000 or 11’per cent from $7.1

million in 2009, while net fees and —

commission income of $1.3 million

increased by $344,000 or 37 per

cent from the $941,000 reported
in the comparative quarter.

However, BOB's credit. loss

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significantly quarter-over-quarter
by $2.7 million, compared to a

recovery of $1.3 million recognid--

ed in the comparative quarier.
Management noted that the

increase in‘credit losses was reflec-:

‘tive of the weak economy and the
resulting influence on loans.

Earnings per share for the quar-
ter stood at $0.07, a decrease of
$0.17 from the $0.24 reported in
the comparative quarter.

At September 30, 2010, total
assets and liabilities of the bank
stood at $793 million and $675 mil-

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lion respectively, compared to $778
million and $662 million at June
30, 2010.

Cable Bahamas (CAB) released
unaudited results for the quarter
ended September 30, 2010. For
the quarter, CAB reported net
income of $4.8 million, which
declined by $3.3 million or 41 per
cent in comparison to the same
quarter in the prior year.

While CAB’s revenues of $22.3
million increased by $1.1 million
or 5 per cent quarter-over-quar-

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ter, operating expenses also
increased, rising by $2.3 million or
24 per cent in comparison to the
prior period.

Management noted that the sig-
nificant increase in operating
expenses is primarily due to high-
er regulatory, electricity and staff
costs. It was also noted that divi-
dends on preferred shares of $1.2
million also increased by $875,000
quarter-over-quarter.

Earnings per share for the quar-
ter'were $0.25 compared to the
$0.41 reported for the third quarter
in 2009, a decline of $0.16.

Total assets and liabilities were
$207 million and $150 million
respectively at quarter-end Sep-.
tember 30, 2010, compared to $281
million and $234 million at Decem-
ber 31, 2009.

J.S Johnson & Company (ISI)
released its unaudited financial
results for the nine months ended

_ September 30, 2010, reporting net

income attributable to equity hold-
ers of $6 million, decreasing slight-

ly by $13,000 in comparison to the .

same period in the period year.

It was noted that total income
of $22.1 million declined by
$177,000 from the $22.3 million
reported in the previous year.
While JSJ reported higher net
commissions and fees of $14.8 mil-
lion in the period, this was offset by
lower reported net premiums
earned of $6.1 million for the nine
months.

JSJ reported total expenses of
$14.8 million, which decreased by
$861,000 or 5.5 per cent.

Earnings per share for the nine-
month period was $0.75, remaining
unchanged from the comparative
period.

Total assets and liabilities were
$87.5 million and $58.4 million
respectively at the end of the third
quarter compared to $80.1 million °
and ‘$54.5 million at December 31,
2009.

Doctors Hospital Healthcare
Systems (DHS) released its unau-
dited financial results for the quar-
ter ended October 31, 2010. DHS
reported a net loss of $307,000 for
the quarter.compared to net
income of $607,000 in the same
quarter in the previous year, a
decline of $914,000.

Total revenues of $9.2 million
were down by $1.4 million or by 13
per cent in the quarter due to a
reduction in reported net patient
service revenue of $8.9 million,
which declined by $1.4 million
quarter-over-quarter.

Total expenses of $9.5 million
decreased slightly by $431,000 or 4
per cent in comparison to the $9.9

‘million reported in the same quar-

ter in the prior year.

Earnings per share for the quar-
ter had.a sharp decline, dropping
to negative $0.03 compared to pos-
itive earnings per share of $0.06.
for the ‘same quarter in 2009, a
decline of $0.09.

Total assets and liabilities stood
at $30.3 million and $3 million at
October 31, 2010, compared to $30
million and $3 million respectively

at DHS's year-end, pony 31,

2010.

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evidence from police officers acting on the
- Attorney General’s Office’s behalf.

US attorneys acting for Graham, Thomp-
son & Co and Mrs Whitehead, in a December
23, 2010, filing with the US District Court for
, Columbia, alleged: “Based on absolutely no

evidence, plaintiff Tonya Day’s counsel spec-
ulatively and wrongly accuses Judith A. White-
head, a highly respected lawyer and a former
Acting Justice of the Supreme Court of the
Commonwealth of the Bahamas and one of
the Commonwealth’s oldest and most presti-
- gious law firms, of deliberately providing false
information to this court.

“Day’s counsel completely ignores the fact
that Graham, Thompson & Co has already
filed the documents that it had received in this
litigation..... Day’s counsel is simply using this
2ourt as a soap box to make scurrilous personal
attacks.against the defendants. This case cries.
out for prompt judicial management as soon as
this court’s busy calendar permits.”

Responding to a Motion submitted by Day’s .
attorneys for an Order that would compel Ms
Whitehead to respond to the alleged service of
process by the Attorney General’s Office, Gra-
ham, Thompson & Co’s attorneys alleged that
Doth service attempts did not include a sum-
mons addressed to the Bahamian law firm.

Ms Whitehead, they added, merely provid-

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ed affidavits explaining that Graham, Thomp-

son & Co had not received the required sum-
mons. And the documents they did receive

were filed with the US court as supporting.

evidence.

“In an effort to detract from plaintiff's own
failure to properly serve Graham, Thompson,
Day’s counsel falsely accuses the veracity of Ms
Whitehead’s second declaration,” the US attor-
neys alleged:

“By attacking Ms Whitehead’s second dec-
laration, Day’s counsel is attempting to bypass
this court’s lack of personal jurisdiction over
Graham Thompson and force the law firm to

‘litigate an unfounded mini-trial over Ms
. Whitehead’s declaration regardless of juris-

dictional constraints. ~ \
““Day’s counsel ‘is also attempting to avoid
Day’s burden of proving service and erro-

neously shifting that burden on to Graham

Thompson.”
And, rounding off their sean Graham,
Thompson & Co’s attorneys alleged: “Day’s

insurance, health, pensions, life

counsel’s purpose for making fallacious acgu-
sations against Ms Whitehead is clear - to
attempt to besmirch the reputation of Gra-
ham Thompson, a Bahamian law firm, and of
Ms Whitehead, a well-respected Bahamian
lawyer.

“This is the type of abusive litigation tactics
that have no place in this court; it simply wastes
judicial resources and violates the legal pro-
fessional standard of lawyers admitted to prac-
tice in this court. /

“Day’s counsel has demonstrated a contin-
ual pattern of unnecessarily delaying the
inevitablé dismissal of this case through the
proliferation of frivolous filings.”

The main case revolves around Day’s alle-

gations that her mother, Lavera Foelgner,

accumulated some $14 million in either an
account or trust at Corner Bank (Overseas),
and filed the action in an attempt to gain con-
trol over those assets and have them trans-

‘ferred to her.
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her, and the US résident is alleging malpractice
and breach of fiduciary duty against the
Bahamian law firm because, while represent-
ing her for 16 days, it failed to disclose it had
represented Corner Bank (Overseas) on oth-
er matters - something that eventually prompt-

ed the'firm itself to withdraw, to avoid. any
- potential conflict of interest.

The failure to disclose that potential conflict
upfront forms the basis of Day's allegations
and complaint against Graham, Thompson &
Company, but the Bahamian law firm is vehe-
mently denying all allegations and moved to
dismiss the claim against it.

Day’s attorneys, though, in their initial
December 21, 2010, filing for the Order requir-
ing Graham, Thompson & Co to respond,
alleged that there was “an,irreconcilable con-
flict” between Ms Whitehead’s evidence and
those of the service processors who effected
service on the Bahamian law firm.

This, they claimed, “challenged the truth-
fulness” of the police officer hired by the
Attorney General’s Office to effect the second
service of process.

“The Attorney General's Office is an agency
that has absolutely no stake in this matter,
and there are no grounds.- whatsoever - why it
would have submitted a certification of service
that Judith Whitehead implied was false,”
aes s attorneys alleged.

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‘No decision made on’
Bahamasair restructure

By ALISON LOWE
Business Reporter
alowe@tribunemedia.net

The Government is “not made a
decision yet on the way forward” as it
relates to Bahamasair, Minister of Public
Works, who has responsibility for the
national carrier, told Tribune Business.

Neko Grant was responding to this
newspaper’s inquiries as to whether the
Government had reached a position on
the restructuring of the airline, which its
executives touted earlier this year as key
to its viability going forward.

Top Bahamasair officials began
putting together a restructuring plan for
the airline in 2009, which its chairman
suggested in May could result in subsidies
to the airline being "very substantially
reduced" or even eliminated within 10
years. ,

’ The primary focus of the restructuring
plan revolves around the Bahamasair
Board's wish to replace the national flag
carrier's current fleet of planes within
18 to 24 months of the plan's implemen-
tation.

Making matters more urgent, J. Barrie
Farrington, chairman of the Board, told
Tribune Business earlier this year that
the "useful lives" of Bahamasair's two
existing jets would "come to an end by
the 2010 third quarter". He added that, as
a result, their maintenance and re-certi-





fication costs
were becoming
"exorbitant".

It was now
costing $1.2 mil-
lion to get the
two Boeing 737-
20s through their
annual safety
checks, he
added, when the
net value of both
aircraft . was
around "a couple
of hundred thousand". Maintenance and
safety check costs had been half that in
2006, standing at $600,000, and Mr Far-
rington said: "It's an exercise in dimin-

NEKO GRANT

- ishing returns.”

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Bahamasair

Bahamas ‘at bottom endl of seale’

over broadcaster support

FROM page 1B

: with larger populations typically had more money available to
: finance PSB-style operations, URCA said that even on a per capi-
: ta basis, “the level of public support for PSB in the Bahamas is low
i: by international standards.

“The grant received by ZNS in 2009-2010 was equivalent to

; around $28 per person. This puts ZNS at the low end of per-capi-
; ta funding in comparison with the 18 countries examined in a
: study conducted for CBC in Canada, among a tranche of countries
: that spend around $15-$30 per head.”

According to URCA, numerous European countries spent
around $80-$110 per capita on PSB, while a middle tranche of
nations spent $40-$60 per head.

“The reduced spend on ZNS in 2010-2011, of $14 per person,
puts the Bahamas at the bottom end of the scale, ahead of only the
US, which is an outlier, as the market is sufficiently large for the pri-

: vate sector networks to provide a range of high-quality PSB-like

programming,” URCA said.
Just how dependent ZNS is on taxpayer support was further

: revealed by URCA’s consultation, which noted that just $6.2 mil-
: lion, or 44 per cent, of ZNS’s $14.7 million total income for the

- | 2009-2010 financial year came from commercial revenues.

would enable Bahamasair to better align : a5 advertising and sponsorship, which generated $5 million or 35

demand with seat capacity, thereby : jer cent of the broadcaster’s total income for the year. The only

boosting load factors and profitability : other major revenue source, apart from the $8.5 million govern-
? ment/taxpayer subsidy, which accounted for 56 per cent of ZNS’s
‘} total income, was the $1 million (7 per cent) generated from sell-
: ing airtime to external programme makers.

close to amounting to $500 million over :

per flight. This would help reduce the
subsidies the national flag carrier relied
on from the Government, which were

its 37 year history.

However, the Bahamas Pilots Associ-
ation criticised the plan as regressive and :
unlikely to increase profits for the airline. : the desired level of PSB financing in the Bahamas, with Bahami-
Tribune Business understands that up to : ans realising that any increase in support for ZNS would require

: either increased taxation or cuts in public services elsewhere.

December, the plan had yet to be for-

mally presented to the Government.
On Thursday, Mr Grant’ declined to

state whether or not this had happened,

sair”

Phil’s $2.5m expansion still a go

FROM page 1B

Christmas, and on top of that some of
them were not conforming with compa-
ny rules,” said Mr Lightbourne yesterday.

Mr Lightbourne said he took on the
workers at the Gladstone Road store
despite “there being no place for them in
the beginning” as a way of helping them
during the Christmas period.

However, the food retailer said he
could not keep the workers on and
“maintain (his) margins”, so he decided
to let them go.

“There comes a time when you’ve got
to put the brakes on,” he told Tribune
Business.

Mr Lightbourne said plans he revealed
to Tribune Business in November to
expand Phil’s Food Services, which has
made its name in the food retail industry
through its “$99 package deals” and loss
leaders, which have drawn in customers
in droves, remain in place.

“There’s no change to Phil’s Food Ser-
vices. It’s still here for the people,” said
Mr Lightbourne.

In November, the food boss said he
would spend $2.5 million, starting this

gat

new employees. .

He also hit back at claims at that time :
that he has been able to keep his prices :
artificially low through an alleged asso- :
ciation with FML Group of Companies :

chief executive, Craig Flowers, or by Cus- : structure” that would enable it to install digital equipment, vastly

? upgrading its picture quality.

toms Duty or Stamp Tax Evasion.

Describing those claims as false, Mr : : : : :
Lightbourne told Tribune Business he ! broadcasters ee quality, a viewers to Pen eles
« » big, _ | gramming, and lead to operational cost savings through digita

oe ne bead on ae oe i technology efficiency. However, the regulator urged that this be
Banys te? a Seo ; counter-balanced, arguing: “At the same time, ZNS needs to work
: harder to generate sufficient commercial revenues, and to achieve

: efficiency savings.”

doing what he could to help the Bahami-
an people eat more affordably.



Of these, the most significant revenue stream, not surprisingly,

Mixed

URCA said its focus group research revealed mixed views about

“Of those who supported the provision of a wider range of

: Bahamian programming, a few said they would be prepared to pay
i more (through taxation) for better programming,” URCA said.

telling Tribune Business only that gov- :
ernment has “not made a decision on
the — forward as it relates to Bahama- :
: higher public spending on ZNS.”

“Conversely, other people emphasised the challenges they
already faced in meeting their bills in the current economic con-
ditions, and were opposed to any increases in taxation to support

Ultimately, URCA’s recommendation for financing PSB in the

: Bahamas came down full square on continuing government/tax-
despite ay-0 S } payer support for ZNS, given the current low per capita support
: and subsidy cuts that “will be challenging for ZNS’ management to
: implement”.
month, on an expansion which would : |
necessitate the hiring of an estimated 50 :

? URCA suggested. “Within its own budgetary constraints, the

“Ongoing public funding for ZNS is necessary to help achieve the
desired levels of PSB provision and to ensure universal service,’

Government should seek to make available levels of public fund-
ing sufficient to enable ZNS to fulfil its PSB remit.”

URCA also backed ZNS’s calls that it receive government
financing to “undertake a one-off upgrade to its capital infra-

This, the regulator added, would enable ZNS to match foreign

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FROM page 1B

afford TV advertising,
URCA said it also meant
that ZNS was not maximis-
ing its commercial and
advertising revenues, while
the market for private
broadcasters was distorted -
meaning they did not gen-
erate as much advertising
revenue as they could.

In its analysis, URCA said
it had “identified two impor-
tant pieces of evidence”, one
of which again demonstrat-
ed the high level of political
control and influence still
exercised over government-
owned corporations.

‘This is that, under the
Broadcasting Act, all ZNS
advertising rates have to be
approved by the Minister
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BUSINESS

ZNS sells advertising ‘below market levels’

Broadcasting Corporation
of the Bahamas (BCB).

“Tn discussions with ZNS,
URCA has established that
ZNS’s advertising ratecards
have not changed ‘for five
years, due in part to the
requirement in the Broad-
casting .Act for new rate
cards to be reviewed and
approved by the Minister,
which creates a disincentive
to implement changes,”
URCA said.

“Advertising markets tend
to be highly cyclical, so sig-
nificant price changes would
normally be expected over
this period in flexible, well-
functioning advertising mar-

kets. This lack of flexibility’ -

suggests that the price of
advertising on ZNS is not
responding to market flue:
tuations.”

By examining the rate |

cards used by ZNS and pri-
vate broadcasters, URCA
said that while advertising
rates were highest for the
ZNS TV-13 evening news,
the prices levied “do not

reflect the unique nature of .

this programme”, which
attracts around 75 per cent
of the potential viewing
audience.

As the only programme "

to attract mass-market audi-
ences, “ZNS ought to be
able to charge much higher
prices for advertising around
the early evening news”

URCA said. ZNS’s AM ser-

vices were charging the ©

same prices as private FM
stations with a smaller reach,

while its FM advertising
prices were low compared
to private sector competi-
tors.

-“URCA believes there is
sufficient evidence to indi-
cate that ZNS may be selling
advertising at prices below
market rates across its TV
and radio services,” the
communications sector reg-
ulator said. ,

Ratecard

“Certainly, the published
ratecard has not responded
to market fluctuations over

- the last five years. It should

not be ZNS’s job to sub-
sidise advertising for small
businesses - these businesses
should still be able to afford
adverts around programmes
with smaller audiences, leav-

ing the most popular pro- |

grammes to larger compa-
nies that can afford higher
advertising prices.

“URCA recommends that
ZNS’s advertising ratecard
be reviewed on a frequent

basis to reflect market con-,

ditions, and should be
allowed to rise to the extent

that market forces permit.
ZNS’s management should. -

be free to amend its rate-
card without the néed for
Ministerial review or
approval.”

URCA urged ZNS to
seek out new commercial
revenue streams, pointing

out that broadcasters sought

to “generate significant
income from the exploita-

tion of their intellectual
property”, selling rights to
their programming in over-
seas markets.

This led to merchandising
and DVD sales, as well, but
URCA acknowledged that
it would be difficult for ZNS
to do this, given the domi-
nation of this market by

. larger major-nation broad-

casters.

“Nonetheless, ZNS should
explore the possibilities of
generating new revenue
streams in this way,” URCA
urged. “As it makes the
transition to a public service
broadcaster, this should lead
to the development of a
wider range of appealing
programming with greater
potential commercial value
in secondary markets.

“URCA would also
encourage ZNS to maximise
deployment of its studio
facilities by making them
available to external pro-
duction companies.” The
proposed capital infrastruc-
ture upgrades, which would
allow ZNS to offer digital

services, would also help the’

company increase its returns
from this source.

Assessing the options for
financing ZNS as a public
service broadcaster, URCA
narrowed the choices down
to five - licence fee, industry
taxes, pay-TV subscription
levies, tax breaks, or private
donations/endowments.

A $1-$2 per month licence
fee or subscription levy on
pay-TV would raise $1-$2

million per annum, URCA
estimated, would it acknowl-
edged that the licence fee -
as a new tax - would be
unpopular with Bahamians.

Industry taxes and pay-
TV subscription levies -
would be opposed by indus-
try and consumers. Industry
taxes could be passed on via
higher consumer prices and
distort private sector prof-
itability, while viewers
would and cable/satellite
companies would oppose
higher prices from pay-TV

‘subscriptions.

“Of these potential fund-
ing mechanisms, URCA’s
view is that only two of them
could potentially raise sig-
nificant amounts of money
to fund PSB on an ongoing
basis: licence fees and pay-
TV subscription levies,”
URCA said.

“But in both cases, the ©
imposition of a’new tax is
likely to be unpopular with
audiences and (in the case
of the pay-TV levy) would
potentially harm the busi-
nesses of cable and satellite.
operators.

“Especially in the current
economic climate, the dis-
advantages of imposing
additional burdens on

‘Bahamian consumers and

businesses are likely to out-
weigh the benefits of creat-
ing a new revenue stream
for ZNS.”
Hence URCA’s recom-

. mendation for continued

ZNS taxpayer support.

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Residential disbursements

(85 per cent of the total),

were down 19 per cent to
$44.9 million (after a 32.5
per cent decline in 2009),
while commercial disburse-
ments grew by 14.9.per cent
to $8.1 million, a reversal of
last year’s 23.4 per Cot
decline to $7.1million: ‘
Mortgage commitments,
a forward looking indicator,
fell in the third quarter both
in number and value to 234
and $31 million, from 235
and $34.8 million a year ago.
Given these figures, Mr
Wrinkle said the “potential
for a turnaround” for the
sector now exists next year,
primarily inthe form of
large-scale projects such as

. Albany, the Lynden Pin-

dling International Airport,
Baha Mar and the Bahamas
Oil Refining Company
(BORCO) continuing to
move forward with devel-
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those contractors and work-
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but also put them in the
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31.6 per cent decline in 2009.

want to happen, then hope-
fully we'll see a number of
people qualify for new home
said
Mr Wrinkle.

The BCA is hopeful that
there will be a “trickle down
effect” from large scale pro-
jects such as Baha-Mar that:
will “benefit the entire.
industry”, as sub-contractors |
are taken on by larger con-
tractors dealing directly with
the developers, and with the
apportioning of some of the
$450 million in contracts éar-
marked for Bahamian con-
tractors specifically to small
and medium-sized pombe:
nies.

““We would think that
even if half of that goes to:
small and medium compa-
nies, that will affect a
tremendously broad spec-
trum,” said Mr Wrinkle.

In this regard, the BCA
will begin in earnest “over.
the next 90 days” to put
many small and medium-
sized Bahamian contractors
through a pre-qualification
process that will stand them
in good stead to benefit
when contracts are offered
by Baha Mar, added the
BCA president.

Chamber refines ‘campus’ plans

FROM page 1B

resources already in place...

In February, Robert Myers, head of the
Chamber’s Labour and Training Committee,
told Tribune Business that the Chamber
was looking for a Crown Grant to move
ahead with the establishment of such a cam-
pus, which would “empower workers to
empower their companies”.

Concerned about the absence of quality

labour being “the single most limiting fac- -

tor” for 75 per cent of Bahamian firms, Mr
Myers said the campus was intended to have
classrooms geared towards multiple courses
in trades, such as landscaping, mechanics
and tile-laying. It would also act as a

“microwave incubator” for Bahamian entre-

preneurs and their fledgling ideas.

But Chamber president, Khaalis Rolle,
suggested that the plans have not moved
forward significantly, as the organisation is
continuing to “refine” the project.

“T think one of the considerations in that
regard is the fact that we already have insti-
tutions that are already in that business, and
they have the infrastructure and capacity to
do it. We know what we want out of it, so
what it would mean is for them to tailor
their offering to be in a position to assist,”
Mr Rolle said.

“T think what we need to do in the short-

term is use those institutions and build on
that capacity, then determine whether or
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sense.” Mr Rolle said the Chamber remains
committed to the mission of “improving the
quality of individuals coming into our labour
markets”. ;
Meanwhile, Mr Rolle said he expects a

‘recently-announced Inter-American Devel-

opment Bank (IDB) funded study on the
Bahamas Labour Market will allow the
country to get the clearer picture it needs to
“know where we are” in terms of what skills
exist in this country.

“We need to know where we are, and I
don’t believe that quantitatively we can pin:
point exactly where we are. We know there
is a recognisable skills gap and we’re not

_ getting, in the numbers we need, the people

that we want, but we don’t know, in terms of .
numbers, the amount.of quality individu-
als. That’s the reality of doing business in the,
Bahamas.”

«The 'Bahamas Labour Market Study'
was announced by the IDB on its website
last week, and Labour Minister, Dion
Foulkes, described the project as "absolute-
ly necessary", particularly given major pro-
jects coming on stream such as Baha Mar,
which will demand certain professional
expertise. "It will involve an in-depth study
of where there are voids in our labour mar-
ket which Bahamians can fill, and looking
futuristically it will help us to look at what
we need to do in the long-term in terms of
training in our educational institutions, so
that we can ensure there is greater benefit to
Bahamians in our economy," said Mr
Foulkes.


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Investments place value of

Facebook at $50 billion

BARBARA ORTUTAY,
AP Technology Writer
NEW YORK

An injection of cash that values Face-
book at $50 billion will help it delay going
public for at least another year, giving the
company breathing room to focus on long-
term ambition rather than short-term prof-
it.

The infusion — $500 million from elite
investment house Goldman Sachs and a
Russian investor, according to a report by
The New York Times — represents the
most emphatic endorsement yet of Face-
book's potential to make money in online
social networking.

It places the company at twice the value
of Internet giant Yahoo and about equal to
what well-established names such as Boeing
and Kraft Foods are worth on the open
market.

More important, it buys time for Face-
book to keep its books private and not
have to cater to the demands of the market.
And it gives 26-year-old founder Mark
Zuckerberg room to grow into his role as
the public face of a multinational company.

Zuckerberg is widely believed to be more
comfortable operating behind the scenes,
thinking about technology and business,
than engaging in public discourse, says
Standard & Poor's equity analyst Scott
Kessler, who follows large Internet com-
panies. "There is still some question
whether he has the persona to be a public
CEO and, if he doesn't, would he be willing
to. cede control to someone who does,"
says Mark Heeson, president of the Nation-
al Venture Capital Association, a trade
group that represents firms that invest in
startups. "That is probably an issue that
Facebook's board has been discussing for
some time."

As it nears the seventh anniversary of
its founding in a Harvard dorm room, Face-
book is already slightly more mature than
Google was when it went public, in 2004. At
the time, investors placed Google's value at
about $24 billion.



VALUED AT $50 BILLION: Exterior of Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif., Monday, Jan.
3, 2011. Social networking behemoth Facebook has raised $500 million from Goldman
Sachs and a Russian investment firm in a deal that values the company at $50 billion, The New
York Times reported. Goldman invested $450 million and Digital Sky Technologies invested
$50 million, the newspaper reported Sunday in its online edition, citing peepieel involved in the
transaction that it did not name.

By the time Google turned 7, in Sep-
tember 2005, its market value had bal-
looned to about $90 billion, and the com-
pany wound up with $6 billion in revenue
that year. Google, like Facebook, wanted to
stay private as long as possible to avoid
public scrutiny of its finances, investor com-
plaints about its strategy and potential man-
agement distractions.

' The $50 billion is more than twice as
much as the market's valuation of Yahoo.
It's also worth more than eBay, but still
less than Amazon.com — not to mention
Google, which now stands at nearly $200
billion. Facebook has grown quickly as a
business, even as it seeks to retain a startup
culture, valuing innovation, hiring the
smartest engineers from its neighbors and
gobbling up small tech companies.

It has swelled to more than 500 million
users, about half of whom log in on a given

day. Each month they share more than 30

. billion links, notes, photos and other types

of content. Facebook "Like" buttons are
everywhere online. Facebook is free and
makes money from selling highly targeted
ads. Investors are increasingly convinced
it is destined to become a marketing mecca.
It has cemented its place as the king of
social media, much as Google did for online
search.

The New York Times reported the
investment over the weekend, citing
unnamed people involved with the deal.
Facebook and Goldman Sachs declined to
comment Monday. Russian investor Digital
Sky Technologies, which focuses on Inter-
net properties, already has a 10 percent
stake in Facebook, but the nod from Gold-
man Sachs is a sign of just how big the Palo
Alto, Calif.-based startup has become even
outside tech circles.

BofA settlement with Fannie and Freddie ‘clears ait”

Cuba official says state worker layoffs have begun

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The head of the Cuban Workers Confederation says the
first layoffs have begun-in the communist government's pro-
gram to cut the jobs of 500,000 state workers.

Cuban state-run media quotes Salvador Valdes as saying
the initial layoffs are occurring in the sugar, agriculture, tourism,
health and construction sectors.

Cuban media, including Monday's edition of the weekly
Trabajadores, say Valdes made the comments during a meet-
ing with workers' representatives but don't specify when it
took place.

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Bank of America Corp.
reached a $2.8 billion settle-
ment with Fannie Mae and
Freddie Mac over claims that
one of its businesses sold bad
mortgages. The payment is far

lower than analysts expected,
and removes some uncertainty.
that has hovered over the bank. .

The settlement is the biggest
yet involving banks and the two
government-backed’ mortgage
giants, which continue to suf-
fer huge losses from the col-
lapse of the housing market.
Analysts and investors have
been waiting to see how hard a
line Fannie and Freddie would
take with big mortgage lenders
such as Citigroup Inc., JPMor-
gan Chase & Co. and Wells
Fargo & Co. Some estimates
ran as high as $10 billion for a
Bank of America settlement.

"The government gave Bank
of America a very attractive
deal," said Christopher Whalen,
- managing director of Institu-
tional Risk Analytics.

Bank stocks rallied on the

news, with Bank of America up
more than 6 percent and Wells
Fargo up 2 percent. Other set-
tlements are likely soon.

The claims stem from mort-
gages sold to Fannie and Fred-
die by former mortgage giant
Countrywide Financial, which
Bank of America bought in
2008. The two government-
backed agencies buy mortgages
from lenders and re-seil them to
investors. They want banks: to
buy back. mortgages that had
incorrect information about the
income and other qualifications
of borrowers. During the hous-
ing boom, lenders such as
Countrywide routinely gave
mortgages to people who ulti-
mately couldn't afford them.
This lit the fuse for the financial
meltdown in 2008. Most of the
mortgages that Fannie and
Freddie want to sell back to the
banks are in default.

By removing this as an issue,
Bank of America CEO Brian

-Moynihan hopes investors will

buy his message of focusing on
customers and building its tra-

ditional banking business. But

Bank of America has several
big challenges remaining. Last

fall, the bank was accused of
using faulty documents to fore-
close on thousands of home-
owners. All 50 state attorneys
general have launched investi-
gations into the foreclosure
practices of Bank of America
and other banks. Bank of

‘America also faces lawsuits

from other investors who are
trying to recoup losses from
mortgages they say contained
faulty information.

There are also questions

related to Monday's deal. The
settlement contained two parts:
Bank of America paid $1.3 bil-
lion in cash to Freddie Mac. In
turn, Freddie Mac won't force
Bank of America to buy back
the faulty mortgages. In the sec-

ond part, Bank of America paid -

$1.5-billion to Fannie Mae. But

this only settled past claims.
‘Fannie Mae still owns a total

of $397 billion of mortgages
made by Bank of America.
Fannie can still ask Bank of
America to repurchase any
loans deemed faulty. That
could still cost Bank of Ameri-
ca as much as $5.5 billion,
according to estimates by Chris
Gamaitoni, vice president at

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Bank of America spokesman
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"The settlement clears the
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- MADISON, Wis.

Republican Gov. Scott
Walker began his‘ term Mon-
day. promising to "right-size"
state government and make
tough but compassionate
decisions to balance a $3 bil-
lion budget shortfall.

Walker, 43, was swept into
office with new Republican
majorities in both the Senate
and Assembly after the, reces-
sion led to the loss of 180,000
jobs since 2008. He replaces
Democratic Gov. Jim Doyle,
who decided not to see:a third
term amid his lowest approval
ratings ever. Walker has
promised to create 250,000
jobs in the next four years and
balance the budget without
tax increases.

"Wisconsin is open for busi-

ness," he said in a 20-minute
inauguration address deliv-
ered to a packed Capitol
Rotunda. "We will work tire-

- lessly'to restore economic
growth and vibrancy to our

state."
Walker asked the Repub-

-licans who now control. the-

state Legislature to start work

_ immediately on proposals he

said would improve the. state's
economy and help him fulfill
his job-creation promise.
Although specific proposals
haven't yet been released, his
plans include cutting taxes.on

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SWORN IN: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is sworn in by Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Shirley
Abrahamson at an inauguration ceremony in the rotunda of the state Capitol Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, in Madi- .

son, Wis.

small businesses and trans-
forming the Commerce
Department into a public-pri-
vate hybrid.

"Our message is simple.
Act swiftly. Act decisively.
And pass our jobs plan by the
end of February," Walker
said. "Let us get. Wisconsin
working again."

Wisconsin Manufacturers:

and.Commerce, the state's
largest business group, called
on lawmakers from both par-
ties to’: work quickly to
approve Walker's agenda.

Solid

it sends the signal to the

“nation that Wisconsin is open
said James A..

for business,"
Buchen, the group's lobbyist.

‘Walker provided no new

details Monday on how he
plans to balance the budget,
but he made it clear that a tax
increase wouldn't be involved
because he said: that would

- impair economic growth.

He hasn't ruled out raising
user fees or requiring drivers
to pay tolls if they use special
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to target higher education,
Medicaid and other public
assistance programs for cuts
and to ask state workers to
pay more for their benefits.

"We will make tough but
compassionate decisions to
balance the next state budget
in a way that will get Wiscon-
sin working again," Walker
said. "Under our administra-
tion, state government will do
only what is necessary — no
more, no less."

But Democrats said Walker
and Republicans also were

. Intent on pushing a conserva-

tive social agenda. Democra-
tic state lawmakers circulat-

" Walker's-planis solid; and-~ , ed e-mails from-Republicans ae

who were seeking co-spon-
sorship of bills that would
allow off-duty police officers
to carry guns on school prop-

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er registration and disqualify
equipment used for embry-
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property tax break. <
Hundreds of protesters
held two rallies around the
Capitol on Monday to protest
Walker's decision to turn

down more than $800 million

in federal aid for a.high-speed
rail line between Madison and
Milwaukee that was expect-

~ed to create thousands of jobs.

Eddie Tipton, a 61-year-old
Milwaukee County bus dri-
ver, challenged the governor
"to be-a man" and come to
Milwaukee to explain to him
face-to-face why. he turned
the train down. "When you're
throwing away, jobs," Tipton
said, "you're throwing away
people."

Liz Sauer, 26, a former
UW-Milwaukee graduate stu-
dent who now works for the
Milwaukee Graduate Assis- ~
tants Association, held a'sign
that read "Forward Not Back- _
ward," a play on Wisconsin's
"Forward" motto. She said
she showed up to send a mes-- .
sage to Walker that she's
watching how many jobs he

‘ creates.

"We're promised good jobs —
by Mr. Walker and we expect
good jobs," she said. "We're
going to hold him account-
able."

‘The state Democratic Party
will enlist the help of 15,000
volunteers, working primarily
-through the Internet and
social media, to hold Walker
and newly elected Republi-
can lawmakers accountable,
party chairman Mike Tate
said.

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Stocks start 2011
with a huge lift _



"(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

EYES UP: Specialist Michael Pistillo, left, and traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, May 25, 2010.

DAVID K. RANDALL,
AP Business Writer
_NEW YORK

Stocks started 2011 with a
big lift on Monday, and that
could be a promising sign for
the rest of the year.

Investors call it the "Janu-
ary barometer." According to
the Stock Trader's Almanac,
a gain in the Standard and
Poor's 500 stock index over
the first five days of January
has led to annual gains nearly
90 percent of the time.

"All of the forecasts come
out of Wall Street, and those
expectations for the year give
January a nice indicative
effect of what the year will
look like," said Jeffery Hirsch,
the editor of the Stock
Trader's Almanac.

Signs that the economy is
improving pushed stock
indexes higher on the first
trading day of the year. Man-
ufacturing activity and con-
struction spending both rose
more than analysts were pre-
dicting.

The Institute of Supply
Management's index of man-
ufacturing activity rose in
December for the 17th
straight month. Separately,
the Commerce Department
said construction spending
rose 0.4 percent in Novem-
ber.

The Dow Jones industrial
average rose 93:24 points, or
0.8 percent, to close at
11,670.75, its highest close
since Aug. 28, 2008. The index
had been up as many as 134
points ez “lier in the day,

The S&P 500 gained 14.23,
or 1.1 percent, to 1,271.87.
The Nasdaq rose:38.65, or 1.5
percent, to 2,691.52.

The gains were broad. All .

10 company groups that make
up the S&P index rose. Finan-
cial companies led the way
with a 2.3 percent jump.

Treasury prices fell as the
better economic news weak-
“ened demand for low-risk
investments. The yield on the
10-year Treasury note, which
rises as its price falls, moved
up to 3.34 percent from 3.29
percent late Friday.

Bank of America Corp.
shot up 6.4 percent to $14.19
after the bank settled a dis-
pute with Fannie Mae and
Freddie Mac over soured
mortgage investments. That
,was the best performance
among the 30 stocks that
make up the Dow index. Intel
Corp. had the largest fall, los-
ing 0.9 percent to $20.85.

. Small companies, which are
considered riskier invest-
ments, surged. The Russell
2000, which tracks the per-
formance of smaller stocks,
jumped 1.9 percent. ‘That's
nearly twice as big as the gain
posted by the Dow, which
tracks large companies.

That, too, could be part of a
historical trend. In a pattern
known as the "January
effect," smaller companies
tend to do better early in the
year than large ones. Some of
that has to do with traders

buying smaller companies
early in the year after selling
stocks they lost money on in

December in order to reap '

tax benefits, Hirsch said.

In corporate news, Gold-
man Sachs Group Inc. gained
2.9 percent to $173.05 after
the New York ‘Times reported
that it bought a stake in Face-
book in a deal that valued the
social-networking company at
$50 billion. Facebook remains
a private company, though its
shares are traded on private
stock exchanges.

Stocks rose throughout
Europe earlier in the day after
a report showed that manu-
facturing in countries that use
the euro expanded faster than
analysts had forecast. The
Euro Stoxx 50 index rose 0.6
percent. Benchmark indexes

in France and Belgium each:

rose more than 2 percent.
The dollar edged up 0.2
percent against an index of
six heavily traded currencies.
Stocks in the U.S. ended
mixed on Friday, the last day

* of trading in 2010. For many

investors, 2010 turned out bet-
ter than expected. Every
major stock market index in
the U.S. increased by double
digits.

The S&P 500, the market

measure used by most pro- |

fessional investors, returned

15.1 percent after dividends, -

Historically, the index has
returned an average of 10.01
percent a year, including div-
idends.

Stocks ended 2010 espe-
cially strong.. The S&P gained
20 percent over the last four

months of the year, capped
by a 7 percent jump in ;

December.

~ On Monday, rising stocks :
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Notice is hereby given that liquidation of the above
company commenced on the 28th day of December,
2010. Octagon Management Limited of Bahamas
Financial Centre, Shirley & Charlotte Streets, Nas-
sau, The Bahamas has been appointed Liquidator of
the Company.

Octagon Management Limited
~. Liquidator



GN1157

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

Business Licence Act 2010

The new Business Licence Act 2010 will take effect on January. 1, 2011.
The Act requires that no person shall carryon a business within The
Bahamas without the grant of a licence issued in accordance with a

requirements of this Act. .

Before the expiry of the allowed period of 90 days or by March 31 st,
2011 all business owners must bring their business into compliance
with the requirements of this Act, submit an application form and pay
the taxes as presenDed for that business licence for’ the current year.

A list of owners that are not compliant by March 31 st, 2011 will be
published at the end of the 90 day period.

Any person carrying on a business, with fees outstanding, at the time
this Act comes into force may enter into a written agreement to pay the
outstanding fees, and thereby be entitled to receive a Licence.

‘ Where a business ceases to operate or is sold the Business Licence
Division must be so advised by the subntission of the appropriate form
giving the relevant details.

Forms are available on http://forms.bahamas.gov.bs/, at any of the

Business Licence Offices and at the Administrator’s Office in the Family

Islands.



- Oil prices start the new year at a 26-month high

: NEW YORK



Oil prices rose past $92 a barrel on Monday to a 26-month high,
as the new year began with the prospect of still higher energy
_ prices to come.

Benchmark oil for February delivery rose as high as $92.66 a bar-
“th $1.28 above Friday's settlement price, in trading on the New
York Mercantile Exchange.

It gave up most of those gains to settle 17 cents higher at $91.55
on Monday. The last time oil settled above $92 a barrel was on Oct.
3, 2008, when it reached $93.88.

Oil has been gaining ground on speculation that the global

economy will continue to grow.in 2011.

Many analysts expect the price for oil to reach at least $100 a bar-

: rel this year, which will mean higher prices not only for gasoline,
: but for diesel and heating oil as well.

A $10-per-barrel increase in the price of oil will cost U.S. con-

sumers an additional $200 million a day for all energy products,

Cameron Hanover energy analyst Peter Beutel said. That means
less money to spend on other things, like clothes and electronics.
Analysts think there may not be much to keep oil prices from

?. moving higher after a strong finish in 2010. "The biggest problem
: with 2011 is that there are very few easily identifiable reasons
: why oil prices might move lower for any extended period — oth-

er than a renewed recession," Cameron Hanover said in a research
report. Most economists don't think that's likely. ,

PUBLIC NOTICE

INTENT TO CHANGE NAME BY DEED POLL
The Publicis hereby advised that!, GLENDA DENISE PENNERMAN
of the Eastern District, RO.BOX N-8811, intend to change my
name to GLENDA DENISE SIMMS _PENNERMAN. If there are
any objections to this change of name by Deed Poll, you may
write such objections to the Chief.Passport Officer, RO.Box
N-742, Nassau, Bahamas no later than thirty (30), days after the
date of publication of this notice.

_ NOTICE

OF
FIREBOX MANAGEMENT LIMITED

Notice is hereby given that liquidation of the above

_ company commenced on the 28th day of December,
2010. Octagon Management Limited of Bahamas
Financial Centre, Shirley & Charlotte Streets, Nas-
sau, The Bahamas has been appointed Liquidator of
the Company. .

‘ Octagon Management Limited
~- Liquidator



COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS IN THE 2010
“SUPREME COURT

Common Law & Equity Division CLE/qui/01577

_ INTHE MATTER OF the Quieting Titles Act, 1959

' AND
IN THE MATTER OF the Petition of SHIRLEY KAYE ;

AND.

IN THE MATTER OF ALL T HAT piece parcel or lot
of land situated in’ the Western District of the Island
of New Providence one. of the Islands of* the Com-
monwealth of The Bahamas and being Lot Number |
90 on the Plan of the Subdivision called and known as -
“Sunshine Park Estate’’:

NOTICE

The Petition of SHIRLEY KAYE in respect of:-
“ALL THAT - piece parcel or lot of land being Lot
Number Ninety (90) on the said Plan.of the said Subdivision
called and known as “Sunshine Park Estate” laid out by the
Vendor and situated on the Western Side of Baillou Hill Road
approximately 1500 Feet South of the junction of Carmichael’
Road and the said Baillou Hill road in the Western District of the
said Island of New Providence and which said piece parcel or lot
of land is bounded on the South by Lot No. Ninety-one (91) on
the said Plan and running thereon Eighty-nine and Nine tenths
(89.9) Feet on the West by land now or formerly the property of
Romar Investments Limited and running thereon Fifty (50) Feet
on the North by Lot No. Eighty-nine (89) on the said Plan and
running thereon Eighty-nine and Nine-tenths (89.9) Feet and on
the East by a Road Twenty-five (25) Feet Wide on the said Plan
and running thereon Fifty (50) Feet and which said piece parcel
or lot of land has such position boundaries marks shape and
dimensions as are shown on the:said plan of the said Subdivi-,
sion filed in the Department of Lands & Survey in the City of
“Nassau as Number Four Hundred and Seventy-three (473) N.P..
Shirley Kaye claims to be the owner of the fee simple estate
in possession of the said piece or parcel of land free from
incumbrances. And the Petitioner has made application to
the Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas
under Section 3 of the Quieting Titles Act, 1999 to have her
title to the land investigated and the nature and extent thereof
determined and declared in.a Certificate of Title to be granted
by the Court in accordance with provisions of the said Act.
NOTICE is hereby given that any person having a dower
or right to Dower or an Adverse Claim or a claim not rec-
ognized in the Petition shall on before the expiration of
Thirty (30) days after the final publication of these presents
file in the Supreme Court and serve on the Petitioner or
the undersigned a Statement of his claim in the prescribed
form verified by an Affidavit to be filed therewith. Failure
of any such person to file and serve an Adverse Oaim on or
before the expiration of Thirty (30) days after the final pub-
lication of these presents will operate as a bar to such claim.

Copies of the Petition and filed plan of the said land may
be inspected at:

1. The Registry of the Supreme Court, East Street North,
Nassau, Bahamas.

2. The Chambers of Messrs Mangra & Co.,
No. 20 Parliament Street.

Dated the 17th day of November, A.D. 2010

| Mangra & Co.
No. 20 Parliament Street
Nassau, N.P.
The Bahamas



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UESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2011

BUSINESS

THE TRIBUNE



CHRISTOPHER S.
RUGABER,

AP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON

U.S. factories are cranking
up production, anticipating
greater spending by con-
sumers and businesses in
2011. Tax cuts will give people
more money to buy cars, com-
puters and electronic goods,
and provide incentives for
businesses to invest in equip-
ment. ;

Manufacturing activity has
expanded in every month
since the recession ended a
year and a half ago. The big
difference now is that the
growth is being driven by
higher sales and more confi-
dent consumers— not just
businesses rebuilding the
stockpiles that they slashed
during the recession.

Steady hiring is likely to fol-
low. Economists caution that
it will only be enough to chip
away at the 9.8 percent unem-
ployment rate this year. Still,
they expect it will give the
economy a shot of momen-
tum, putting more money into
people's pockets and encour-
aging them to spend more

freely. And that will lead to
more hiring in other areas of
the economy.

"You're in a situation
where a virtuous cycle is
beginning to materialize," said
Eric.Green, chief economist
at TD Securities.

The latest sign came Mon-
day when the Institute for
Supply Management said the
manufacturing sector expand-
ed for the 17th straight month
in December. The trade
group of purchasing managers
said its index of manufactur-
ing business activity rose to
57 last month, a seven-month
high. Any reading over 50
indicates growth. That is well
above the recession's low of
32.5, hit in December 2008.
But it's below the reading of
60.4 in April, the highest lev-
el since June 2004.

New orders rose to the
highest level since May and
production jumped, accord-
ing to the report. The ISM
surveys purchasing managers
at: about 350 companies

- around the country to com-

pile the index.

A separate report Monday
showed that construction
spending rose in November _



(AP Photo/Paul a Sancva)

ASSEMBLY LINE: Line workers assemble a 2011 Dodge Avenger at
the Chrysler Sterling Heights Assembly plant in Sterling Heights,
Mich., Monday, Dec. 6, 2010. The Avenger is one of two revamped
cars that are critical to Chrysler’ s future.

Builders began work on more
homes and the government
boosted its investment in con-
struction projects to lift
spending to $810.2 billion, the
Commerce Department said.

Still, that's only 2.3 percent

above August's figure, which
was the lowest level in a
decade.

Better news on the econo-
my gave stocks a lift on: the
first’ day of trading in the new

year. The Dow Jones indus- -

trial average closed up more

than 93 points,

Companies are sitting on
nearly $2 trillion in cash.
Many are expected to use
some of that money to keep
upgrading their plants and
computer systems: Business

investment in new equipment .

was a steady source of eco-
nomic growth last year. »
The tax package signed by
President Barack Obama last
month should encourage

greater business investment,
said Daniel Meckstroth, chief
economist at Manufacturers'
Alliance/MAPI. It includes a
provision that will allow com-
panies to write-off the entire
cost of big-ticket purchases.
Meckstroth estimates that
manufacturing output will
increase by 4 percent in 2011.
While that's below last year's
pace of 6 percent growth,
much of 2010's gain was sim-

~ ply due to companies restock-

ing their. warehouses and
store shelves. Consumer
spending is also rising at a
healthy clip. Holiday shop-
pers.spent at the fastest pace
since 2006, according to pri-
vate-sector reports. And most
Americans will see their take-
home pay increase. in 2011

‘because of a cut in payroll

taxes. Manufacturers are also
benefiting from stronger
demand overseas, particular-
ly in large developing coun-
tries. China, Brazil and India
are among those nations
recovering at a faster pace
than developed regions, such
asEuropeandJapan.
A survey of Chinese manu-
facturers last week showed
that the nation's boom lost a

er 17 months of growth |

The state-affiliated China)
Federation of Logistics and.
Purchasing said that its index: :
dipped in November, the first?
decline in five months. Still;
the number indicates China's
factories are increasing out
put. Chinese authorities a
struggling to keep prices id
check by raising interest rates, y
It increased a key rate for th
second time in three months.
on Dec. 25. China's inflatio
surged to 5.1 percent i
November, the highest i
more than two years.

As part of its efforts to rein |
in higher prices, China may
let its currency, the yuan, rise! ©
against the dollar this year.: i
That would lower the price off
imports, and would make U.S.: iy
exports cheaper in China;
potentially boosting sales. a

In the U.S., export orders
are still growing, the ISM said, |
but at a slower pace.

Exports should grow faster 4
than imports in the U.S. en) ;
year. That's another switch)
from 2010, economists said;/
when rising. imports were a
drag on the U.S. economy.% .
This year, the faster growth? ha
of exports should benefi 4
manufacturing and the broad-#

for the third straight month.

NOTICE
RBC FINCO INVITES TENDERS |

RBC FINCO invites tenders for the purchase of the following:

“All THAT” piece parcel or lot of land being Lot ‘D’ situate in
Love Estates Subdivision situate in the Western district of the
Island of New Providence one of the islands of the Commonwealth.
of the Bahamas. Situated thereon is a vacant land.

Property Size: 6,848 sq. ft.

This property is being sold under Power of Sale contained in a
Mortgage to FINANCE CORPORATION OF BAHAMAS
LIMITED.

All offers should be forwarded in writing in sealed envelope, .
addressed to the Manager, Royal Bank Collections Centre, P.O.

_ Box N-7549, Nassau, Bahamas and marked “Tender 0632”. All
‘offers must be received by the close of business 4:00 p.m., Friday
14" January, 2011. vie

NOTICE
RBC FINCO INVITES TENDERS

RBC F INCO invites tenders for'the purchase of the following:

“All THAT” piece parcel or lot of land being Lot No. 3B being
of Crown Allotment No. 19 situate in the Western district of
New Providence one of the islands of the Commonwealth of the
Bahamas. Situated thereon is a single family residence consisting
of (3) Bedrooms, (2) Bathrooms.

Property Size: 3,500 sq. ft.
Building Size: 1,264 sq. ft.

: .This property is being sold under Power of Sale contained in a-
Mortgage to FINANCE CORPORATION OF BAHAMAS
LIMITED.

All offers should be forwarded in writing in sealed envelope,

addressed to the Manager, Royal Bank Collections Centre, P.O. |

Box N-7549, Nassau, Bahamas and marked “Tender 2984”. All
offers must be received by the close of business 4:00 p.m., Friday
14" January, 2011.






NOTICE
RBC FINCO INVITES TENDERS

RBC FINCO invites tenders for the purchase of the following:

“All THAT” piece parcel or lot of land being Lot No. 661 situate
in Garden Hills Estates No.2 Subdivision situate in the Southern
district of the Island of New Providence one of the islands of the
Commonwealth of the Bahamas. Situated thereon is a single family
residence consisting of (3) Bedrooms, (2) Bathrooms.

Property Size: 6,000 sq. ft.
Building Size: 2,020 sq. ft.

This property is being sold under Power of Sale contained in a
Mortgage to FINANCE CORPORATION OF BAHAMAS
. LIMITED.

All offers should be forwarded in writing in sealed envelope,
addressed to the Manager, Royal Bank Collections Centre, P.O.
Box N-7549, Nassau, Bahamas and marked “Tender 7932”. All
offers must be received by the close of business 4:00 p.m., Friday
14" January, 2011.














RBC.
FINCO

NOTICE
RBC FINCO INVITES TENDERS

RBC FINCO invites tenders for the purchase of the following:

“All THAT” piece parcel or lot of land being Lot No. 20 situate in
Portland Bay Subdivision situate in the Western district of the Island
of New Providence one of the islands of the Commonwealth of the
Bahamas. ‘Situated thereon is a multi family residence comprising
of a triplex building consisting of 2 units’ with (2) bedrooms, (1)
Bathroom and 1 unit with (1) Bedroom (1) Bathroom. .

Property Size: 6,911 sq, ft.
Building Size: 2,950 sq. ft.

This property is being sold under Power of Sale contained in a.
Mortgage to FINANCE CORPORATION OF BAHAMAS |
LIMITED.

All offers at ts fore in writing in sealed envelope,
addressed to the Manager,.Royal Bank Collections Centre, P.O.
Box N-7549, Nassau, Bahamas and marked “Tender 0731”. All
offers must be received by the close of business 4:00 p.m., Friday.

14% eee 2011.

RBC
FINCO

NOTICE...
RBC FINCO INVITES TENDERS

RBC FINCO invites tenders for the purchase of the following: |

“All THAT” piece parcel or lot of land being Lot No. 1112 situate

in Pinewood Gardens Subdvision situate in the Southern district of
New Providence one of the islands of the Commonwealth of the
Bahamas. Situated thereon is a’ single family Tesidence consisting
of ”) Bedrooms, (2).Bathrooms.

Property Size: 5,000 sq. ft.
Building Size: 983 sq. ft.

| This property is: being sold under Power of Sale contained i in a

Mortgage to FINANCE CORPORATION OF BAHAMAS
LIMITED.

All offers should be forwarded in writing in sealed envelope,
addressed to the Manager, Royal Bank Collections Centre, P.O.
Box N-7549, Nassau, Bahamas and marked “Tender 2998”. All
offers must be received by the close of business 4:00 p.m., Friday
14" January, 2011. ee. )

NOTICE
RBC FINCO INVITES TENDERS

RBC FINCO invites tenders for the purchase of the following:

“All THAT” piece parcel or lot of land being Lot No. 3 Block
No. 5 situate in Coral Lakes Subdivision situate in the Western
district of the Island of New Providence one of the islands of
the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. Situated thereon is a vacant

property.
Property Size: 8,559 sq, ft

This property is being sold under Power of Sale contained in a
Mortgage to FINANCE CORPORATION OF BAHAMAS
LIMITED.

All offers should be forwarded in. writing in sealed envelope,
addressed to the Manager, Royal:Bank Collections Centre, P.O.
Box N-7549, Nassau, Bahamas and marked “Tender. 8077”. All
offers must be received by the close of business 4:00 p.m., Friday
14" January, 2011.

bit of momentum last month.

er economy. ,

RBC
FINCO

NOTICE
RBC FINCO INVITES TENDERS

RBC FINCO invites tenders for the purchase of the following:

“All THAT” piece parcel or lot of land being Lot No. 266 situate in

Flamingo Gardens Subdivision situate in the Western district of the
Island of New Providence one of the islands of the Commonwealth
of the Bahamas. Situated thereon is a single family residence
consisting of (3) Bedrooms, (2) Bathrooms.

Property Size: 5,000 sq. ft.
Building Size: 888 sq. ft.

This property is being sold under Power of Sale contained in a

‘|; Mortgage to FINANCE CORPORATION OF BAHAMAS

ee

Sap Saag ER REL OAR ates

Sie

Ee

All oes should be forwarded in ict in sealed envelope, |:
addressed to the Manager, Royal Bank Collections Centre, P.O. i

‘Box N-7549, Nassau, Bahamas and marked “Tender 1523”. All
_ offers must be received by the close of business 4:00 p.m. , Friday
14" January, 201).

RBC
| FINCO
NOTICE
RBC FINCO INVITES TENDERS

RBC FINCO invites tenders for the purchase of the following:

“All THAT” piece parcel or lot of land being Lot No. 520 situate

‘in the Garden Hills Estates No. 2 Subdivision in the Southem

district of the Island of. New Providence one of the islands of the
Commonwealth of the Bahamas. Situated thereon is a'single family

_ residence consisting of (3) Bedrooms, (2) Bathrooms.

Property Size: 6,000 sq. ft.
Building Size: 1,134 sq. ft.

This property is being sold under Power of Sale contained in a [3

‘Mortgage to ‘FINANCE CORPORATION OF BAHAMAS

LIMITED.

All offers should be forwarded in writing in sealed envelope,
addressed to the Manager, Royal Bank Collections Centre, P.O.
Box N-7549, Nassau, Bahamas and marked “Tender 3551”. All
offers must be received by the close of business 4:00 p.m., Friday

14" January, 2011. .°

“NOTICE.
RBC FINCO INVITES TENDERS

RBC FINCO invites tenders for the purchase of the following:

“All THAT” piece parcel or lot of land being Lot No. 48 Ritchville
Subdivision situate in the Southern district of the Island of New
Providence one of the islands of the Commonwealth of the
Bahamas: Situated thereon is a multi family residence comprising

of a duplex appartment with each unit consisting of (2) bedrooms,

(1) Bathroom.
Property Size: 5,110 sq. ft.
Building Size: 1,654 sq. ft.

This property is being sold under Power of Sale contained in a
Mortgage to FINANCE CORPORATION OF BAHAMAS
LIMITED.

All offers should be forwarded in writing in sealed envelope, . |-

addressed to the Manager, Royal Bank Collections Centre, P.O.
Box N-7549, Nassau, Bahamas and marked “Tender 9431”. All
offers must be received by the close of business 4:00 p.m., Friday
14" January, 2011.

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AN- ENJOYABLE EVENING FOR ALL: Dr Charles Diggiss and Mrs Ciara Diggiss share a joke with

guests seated at their table at the MedNet Dinner Party at Luciano’s of Chicago. The evening was a

- real family affair.

BY ALESHA CADET
Tribune Features

Companies Dinner Party
that was recently held at
Luciano’s of Chicago as
members of the group came
together to combine
resources for a worthwhile
cause.

It was considered a family
affair during the party cele-
‘brations as Dr Charles C
Diggiss, President of the
MedNet and co-founder of
the Sister Sister Breast Can-
cer support group, made a
special presentation to the
President of Sister Sister,
Andrea Sweeting, and her
executive team. =

Dedication

“He went on to thank them
for'their dedication and com-
mitment to the organization
and the women who are
members of the group.

Mrs Sweeting was person-
ally thanked by Dr Diggiss
as she was presented with a
$100 gift from the Perfume
-Bar for her outstanding ser-
vice to the Sister Sister

. Breast Cancer Support
Group and the community.

By JEFFARAH GIBSON
‘Tribune Features Writer

NTIL hearing her story, one

will not understand where for-

mer Miss Bahamas and Miss

*Commonwealth Bahamas

Ava Burke Thompson's passion for the Heart
Foundation comes from.

She has always saluted the Heait Founda-
tion for what they have done over the years.
She believes if it wasn't for the Heart Foun-
dation, she would not be given a second
chance at life and living.

. It was little symptoms of a constant cold
and occasional fainting spells that led to the
discovery of a heart defect. And after finding
out the seriousness of her heart condition-
Mrs Burke-Thompson who was eleven years
old at the time was referred to the heart foun-
dation

The Heart Foundation in turn arranged
for her to be flown to Miami to the National

Children’s Cardiac Hospital, who suggested
immediate surgery, because of the hole found
in her heart. This surgery was delayed for two
weeks because of a heavy cold. After recov-
ering, Ava returned to Miami, and underwent
several treatments before the actual surgery,
which was performed at Jackson Memorial
Hospital by Dr James R Jude, who was a
professor of cardiovascular surgery, at the
University of Miami School of Medicine. For-
tunately the operation was successful.

Without assistance from The Sir Victor Sas-



the Christmas party began.
The Magic,Moments at ...,jyhen Pastor Arthur Evans

PRIZES AND SURPRISES: Lauren Higgs, wife of Reverend Bill
Higgs and Deirdre Armstrong, Marketing and Media Manager, the.
MedNet Group of Companies. Mrs Higgs won several prizes that
evening, including the.door prize.

enjoyed

BVO DoOLAGH



PROUD MOTHER: Ava Burke Thompson

son Heart Foundation, a non-profit organi-

sation, whose goal is to help to repair the
hearts of others, primarily children in The
Bahamas, Mrs Burke-Thompson’s surgery
would have not been possible.

"It is often said: ‘you only have one chance
at life.” However, I am proof that this is not so,
because as a child I was given a second chance,
through The Sir Victor Sassoon (Bahamas)
Heart Foundation; they have afforded many
children the opportunity to dispe] this state-
ment as a result of their generous donations of

and wife, Samantha Evans,
- lighthearted

ALL SMILES: PICTURED FROM LTO R Dr Charles Diggiss, CMO of Doctors Hospital, Helen Rolle,

Secretary of Sister Sister, Andrea Sweeting, President of Sister Sister, Mrs Sandra Ferguson-Rolle,
Vice-president of Sister Sister and Charlene McPhee, Co-founder of Sister Sister

: Band Patient Advocate at

, the Surgical Suite, a mem-

Reporter ber of the MedNet Group of
. ’ ‘Companies.

ike _ An amazing stroke of luck

IFTS poured came about at the dinner

out at the party as blessings certainly

MedNet ' flowed for Lauren Higgs,

Group of ; wife of the Reverend Bill

\oliday celebration

THE JOY OF GIVING: Dr Charles Diggiss, President, MedNet Group
of Companies, Hubert Smith, employee, MedNet Group of Compa-
nies and Deirdre Armstrong, Marketing and Media Manager, Med-

Net Group of Companies.
moments, much to the

\
ft

millions of dollars over the years," she said.

* “Prior to detecting my heart ailment marty
years ago, attending a full day of school was
highly unlikely.

“Upon discovering-the seriousness of my
heart disease, it was estimated that I would live
a mere two more years without the impending
surgery. Doctors also felt that once the
surgery was performed, I would never be able
to give birth. Today, I am a proud mother of
three fantastic, healthy and beautiful children.
Therefore, I urge you to donate to The. Sir
Victor Sassoon (Bahamas) Heart Foundation
and give another child a chance of having a full
life, like I was given. No matter how little, I
assure you, it will go a long way in saving a
child’s life and you’ll be glad you did," Mrs
Burke-Thomspon explained.

This year-marks the 50th anniversary of
The Sir Victor Sassoon (Bahamas) Heart
Foundation. ‘

It was established by Lady Evelyn Sassoon
as a living tribute to her husband Sir Victor
Sassoon.

Recognising the lack of a local heart fund,
and the lack of access to advances in heart
care, she used funds donated in her husband’s
memory to establish The Heart Foundation.
The establishment of The Heart Foundation
and Dr Maud Stevenson’s investigations into
heart problems among Bahamian children in
1962 enabled her to attract Dr Francisco A
Hernandez, the then Clinical Director of Med-
icine at The National Children’s Cardiac Hos-
pital in Miami.

Heart clinics were held bi-annually and in

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function at Luciano’s.
delight of those attending the | Samantha Evans is the Lap

Higgs, President of the
Bahamas Conference of
Methodists.

-Mrs Higgs won several

prizes that evening, includ-

ing the door prize, a painting
by a local Bahamian artist
and a gift basket from John

Bull. :

Also, Dr Nigel Johnson,
Assistant Clinical Director
of Trauma and Emergency
Medical Services
(TEMS)Ltd., and First Care
Medical Director, Architect,
Michael Diggiss, along with
Dr James Iferenta, Clinical

| Director of Tems, each-
donated $1500 dollars
towards the purchase a
painting auctioned at the
dinner party.

The proceeds from the
sale of the painting are to be
donated. to the Bilney Lane
Children’s Home and the
painting was also donated to
the Children’s Home. Rev-
erend Bill Higgs, accepted
the donation on behalf of the -
Bilney Lane Children’s
home. The painting by a
local Bahamian artist was
donated by Dr Charles C
Diggiss for the auction.



cases where services were not available lacal-
ly, children, like Ava Burke, received care in
Miami.

Since then, there have been many advances
and'developments in heart care and repair in
The Bahamas, particularly for children. To
date The Heart Foundation has helped over
4,000 patients.

However, as it has been since its inception,
The Victor Sassoon Bahamas Heart Founda-
tion remains the only source of assistance for
children who do not have medical insurance or
sufficient medical insurance coverage.

In order to raise funds to meet the demands
on the trust assets, The Heart Foundation
embraces donations and the support of the
general public. Whilst various fund-raising
activities occur, the major fund raiser remains
the annual Heart Ball.

Under the theme “Saving little hearts for 50
years, one beat at time”, the Heart Ball Com-
mittee will host the 47th Annual Heart Ball.
The Annual Heart Ball will be held, Saturday,
February 19, at Sheraton Nassau Beach
Resort.

One of the highlights of the Heart Ball is the
presentation of “The Golden Heart Award”,
which has since been renamed “The Lady
Sassoon Golden Heart Award”, in honour of
Lady Evelyn Sassoon. The deadline for nom-
inations for this award is January 14.

Over 97 cents, of every dollar raised, goes
directly to the aid of the children.

For information on ticket purchases or
donations please contact the Heart Founda-
tion at telephone number 327-0806.
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popular New Year's resolution

is the desire to lose weight.

While many are anxious to get
started, it is important that you

avoid the injuries and discomfort to our feet.

Transition

In terms of our fitness program, it is suggested

Toning muscles

-eIncreasing circulation

- eImproving posture

eHelping to reduce cellulite °

Reducing lower back pain



are fitted with the correct exer-
cising footwear for the physical activity recom-
mended in your weight loss program.

-In an article cited in the Chicago Tribune, foot
and ankle surgeons predicted an increase in foot
pain during the month of January as people try to
keep fitness resolutions. It was further suggested
that the most common problems for those who go
from couch potato to high intensity work-outs are
sore Achilles tendons, heel pain and pinched

nerves.

Foot structure

Let us reflect on the make-up of the foot, which
is a complex structure composed of bones, muscles,
ligaments, fascial structures, nerves, and blood ves-
sels. The foot must support the entire weight of the
body during walking and standing. During running
and jumping, the forces on the foot can be several
times greater than the weight of the body.

The human foot is truly a miracle of design, with
the capacity to withstand the wear and tear of thou-
sands of steps every day throughout life. Given the
change in surfaces over the past 100 years, it is
essential that we realise how important it is to get
the appropriate footwear to support the foot and

that you ease into exercise. Alternating a hard

- workout one day with an easy workout the next

day may help avoid some of the injuries associated
with a rigid workout.

Appropriate equipment

Footwear today is designed for specific activities,
having the support in the area where pressure may
be present, given that particular activity. For exam-
ple, if you are walking for fitness, then you should
purchase a 'walker-sneaker' because the pressures
on the foot would be very different than if you
were running. Similarly, many walkers complain of

“knee pains, which may be because they are using

footwear designed for other activities.

Many sports related injuries occur as a result of
extrinsic factors such as footwear and surfaces.
Sprains, heel pain, interdigital neuroma and stress
fractures of the foot are common results that ath-
letes suffer in relation to these factors. Asa result,
revolutionary footwear has been introduced to
combat many problems related to the foot.

For example, the 'Chung Shi’ line of footwear
has been scientifically designed as dynamic work-
out tools. Their unique 'rocker/roller sole' design
benefits the user by:

eStrengthening joints; and ~
eDiminishing spider and varicose veins

Avoid foot pain, seek professional help to assist
you with the correct footwear and support (orthot-
ic) to not only support your body and foot type but
to adequately off load the pressure presented by
the underlying terrain. Runners, who want to:con-
tinue running for many more years, need to ensure
that there is enough support between your foot and
the flat and hard surfaces you run on. Depending
on the activity to which you are doing, you need to
seek the appropriate footwear and support for that
purpose. A professional in the field of footwear can
help you best with your selection.

Bernadette D. Gibson, a Board Certified and
Licensed Pedorthist, is the proprietor of Foot Solu-
tions, a health and wellness franchise that focuses on
foot care and proper shoe fit, located in the Sandy- .

port Plaza, Nassau.

"The views expressed are those of the author and
does not necessarily represent those of Foot Solu-
tions Incorporated-or any of its subsidiary and/or
affiliated companies. Please direct.any questions or

comments to nassau@footsolutions.com or 327-
FEET (3338).



ALIVE

KEEPING YOUR MOUTH

\

... oral care for people with special needs

ral health is crucial

to the health and

well being of peo-

ple with disabili-
ties. Good oral health promotes
communication, good nutrition,
self-esteem and an enhanced qual-
ity of life. It can lead to a reduction
or elimination of pain and dis-
comfort. Poor oral health (bad
breath, overcrowded teeth or
unsightly decay) reduces a person's
ability to eat nutritious food,
affects self image and confidence
and causes significant pain.

A person with a disability might
not be able to communicate these
effects of poor mouth hygiene io a
caregiver and this in turn can cause
frustration and tantrums, possibly
resulting in self-harm.

The essential benefits. arising
from oral health cannot be under-
estimated.

Good oral health empowers
people with disabilities to face the

world with more confidence, pro-

moting their participation and con-
tribution.



TO DISCUSS

People with disabilities have a
distinct mouth health profile.
Research has shown that people
with disabilities are more likely to
have cral health problems and
require.more treatment than the
rest of the population. :

Children with disabilities, when
compared to children who do not
have disabilities, have 30 per cent
more untreated dental decay.

They also had more extractions
and less preventive work, such as
fissure sealants.

Adults with disabilities typically
have more missing teeth, need
more dental treatment and are 20
per cent more likely to have no
teeth at all, if they are over 55,
when compared with non-disabled
adults.

The mouth health of persons
with disabilities can be compro-
mised by general risk factors such
as tobacco use and poor dietary
practices and these habits need to
be monitored closely. Research
findings have pointed to possible
associations between chronic
mouth infections and diabetes in



this population (US Surgeon Gen-
eral's Report, 2000). The North-
ern Ireland consultation document
"An Oral Health Strategy for
Northern Ireland" (September
2004), includes a section on adults
with mental health difficulties. It
indicates that persons with dis-
abilities are at increased risk of
dental decay, gum disease and
mouth cancer due to poor oral
hygiene, a diet high in sugars,
prevalence of cigarette smoking
and the effects of medication.

Important

People with disabilities, who pre-
sent for oral health services, are
very important to their practition-
ers.

The practitioner endeavours to
provide quality service, to.a person
who may have poor understand-
ing, uncontrolled movements, lim-
ited mouth opening and poor pos-
ture. The patient may also have
limited mobility, may experience
tiredness during treatment or may
have medical problems. Com-

monly, people with disabilities may
require more specific supports and
re-orientation of practice and ser-
vice provision, in order to access
mainstream oral healthcare provi-
sion.

Critically, the issues go beyond
the basic issue of physical access to
treatment.

They include access to informa-
tion provision, communication and
attitudes. A lack of service knowl-
edge, anxious caregivers and neg-
ative oral health. staff's attitudes
including a lack of empathy and
understanding are things to be
frowned upon.

Oral health needs to become
integrated into holistic health poli-
cies and be included into general
healthcare professional training.

Presently, oral health is, for the
most part, divorced from the gen-
eral health world.

Doctors do not always think
about the oral health implications
of medication they might prescribe
and dentists do not always request
doctors’ co-management on cases,
often enough.

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The comprehensive manage-
ment of the patient with disabilities
is dependent on the revitalisation
of the Doctor-Dentist team.

If you are a patient with one or
more disabilities, your mouth
health is equally as important as

‘someone who has no disability.

Please visit your dental health care
profession for the standard of care
you deserve.

This article is for informational
purposes only. It is not intended
and may not be treated as, a sub-
stitute for professional medical/den-
tal advice, diagnosis, or treatment.
Always seek the advice of a physi-
cian or dental professional with any
questions you may have regarding
a medical/dental condition. Never
disregard professional medical/den-
tal advice or delay in seeking it
because of a purely informational
publication."

André R Clarke, DDS, MBBS
Specialised Medical Dentist


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TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2011, PAGE 11B



How to make
and keep your |

fitness New Year’s
— resolutions |



By CRAIG F WALKINE
SR Certified Fitness
Trainer (CFT)

ON AVERAGE only

our New Year's resolutions,
which include our fitness
resolutions. Most of us do
well until sometime around
the end of February or ear-
ly March, then we sputter,
lose our enthusiasm and let
our resolutions die, only to
be buried with the resolu-
tions of years past.

there are some pretty basic
strategies you need to fol-
low if you are to have suc-
cess with your New Year's
Resolutions. Do these ‘and
you'll significantly increase
your chances of carrying
out your fitness. resolutions
throughout the year:

e Choose a realistic and
achievable goal. Resolving
to lose 50 pounds with 30
days is probably not going
to happen. A more realis-
tic loss of 3 - 5 pounds per
week is probably a goal you
should aim for. When we
set unreasonable goals and
don't achieve them, disap-
pointment and discourage-
ment sets in and our reso-
lutions start to fade.

. © Develop and write out a
plan. Achieving goals and
resolutions don't happen by
accident. You have to have
a personal plan on how you
will achieve your fitness and
health goals. This will

gies you will take to make it
happen: eg I will exercise 3
- 4 times per week on Mon-
day, Wednesday, Friday
and Sunday. I will cut back
on white starches (bread,
pasta, potatoes etc.) and
sweets etc. Write it down
and you will increase your
chances of success. |

e Break your goals down
into manageable pieces. Set
smaller goals to achieve
throughout the year that
will help you ‘to reach the
big goal. For example, if
your goal is to be able to
complete 100 sit-ups in one



about 20 per cent of us keep

Fitness. experts agree that

session, your smaller goals
could be completing 20 per
session, then build up to
your ultimate goal. Even if
you don't reach you ulti-
mate goal you would have
achieved significant
progress.

Give it time: most of us
expect to lose weight and
get fit within 2 weeks,
notwithstanding it took us
two years to put on the
extra weight. It takes about
6-8 weeks to see and feel
significant changes in your
body. Learn to relax and
keep working. The changes
you desire will come.

you've lost 5 pounds, don't

ge

give yourself a piece of cake
as a reward. Instead, treat
yourself. to something non-
food related, like a mas-

" sage.

_ e All information con-
tained within this column,

is for informational pur- —

poses only. It is not intend-
ed to diagnose, treat, cure,
or prevent any health prob-
lem - nor is it intended to

‘replace the advice of a

physician. Always consult
your physician or qualified
health professional on any
matters regarding your



es ee
health or on any opinions
expressed within this col-
umn. All opinions
expressed on this site are
solely the author's.
The author operates Out-
door Fitness Bahamas OFB.
Outdoor Fitness Bahamas
offers fitness sessions, nutri-
tional counseling and moti-
vational training packed
with fun and energizing
activities designed to’ help
you reach your fitness goals.
He can be reached at 432-
4026, email outdoorfitness-
bahamas@gmail.com or
website outdoorfitnessba-
hamas.com.

include actions and strate- .

_from a fitness professional -

e Don't be too hard on
yourself. If you slip up don't
give up. Remember that if |
you overeat, miss a work-
out or are not dropping the
pounds like you expected

‘that doesn't mean trying to

reach your goal is a lost

_cause. You are still healthi-

er and more fit than when
you started. Get back on
track and go for it. No time
is a good time to give up.

e Don't go it alone!
Sometimes you need the
help of a trained profes-
sional and the encourage-
ment of a group of like-
minded people to nudge
you along. When it comes
to fitness, research studies
have shown that assistance

along with working out
within a group greatly
improves people's success.

© Reward yourself along
the way. Treat yourself to
something special once.
you've achieved a small
milestone. But, be careful
of your reward type. If









By YVETTE BETHEL

IT IS very interesting how people spend

time learning and mastering systems. First
they experience the process, exploring its
inherent strengths, understanding what the
system is designed to do. Then some people
go a little further, scouring the process for
the inevitable loopholes that were invisible
when the architects created the system.

For some, the reason behind mastering
the system is a goal of achieving profes-
sional effectiveness or personal actualisa-
tion. For others, the intent may be less hon-
ourable. Here are three ways employees
attempt to manipulate systems, finding short
cuts that impede accountability and pro-
ductivity:

1. Extra days: There are employees who
seem to disappear right after.a public holi-
day. They wait patiently for the holiday to
arrive or if they are not interested in waiting,
they obtain authorisation from a doctor for
sick days so they can abdicate their respon-
sibilities temporarily. For some manipula-

_ tors, this behaviour is beating the system.
However, they don't consider the impact of
unplanned absences on others who are left
to take on additional workload.

2. My best friend the manager: There are
employees who try to beat the system by

becoming friends with the manager. Their ©

motive is to carefully position themselves
so the manager will be lenient. The point of
befriending the manager is usually self
preservation but like any system, the sys-
tem will restore balance. This means the
work will have to be done and done properly
by. someone else. There are managers who
bring about forced balance by letting some-
one else do the work or doing the work
themselves. Others fake the appearance of





balance until unavoidable situations arise
that expose the gaps. Sometimes balance is
restored as a result of removal, termination
or transfer of the person undermining team-
work.

3. Christmas vacation: Some employers
have a policy that doesn't allow employees
to extend their vacations past December of
each year to avoid the accumulation of vaca-
tion in the upcoming year. Sometimes this
policy is coupled with another policy that all
vacations have to be taken before November
so there can be a full complement at work
during the holidays. People who manipu-
late this policy find a way to stall all year so
the company has no choice but to allow the
remaining vacation days to be taken dur-
ing the Christmas the holidays.

Five Causes for Working the System

There are various reasons why employees
seek ways to circumvent a system, seeking
shorter or easier route:

1. Laziness: One of the first assumptions
persons make about employees who work

the system

. the system is that they are lazy, Laziness is

an inherent lack of drive or motivation that
leads to low productivity. Perhaps this is
true in some circumstances, and untrue in
others.

2. Incompetence: Working the system can
also be assigned to a lack of competence.
This happens when employees go into sur-
vival mode and find ways to attain a satis-
factory rating in spite of their shortcomings.

3. Lam better than this: We cannot make
an assumption that working the system is
synonymous with laziness or incompetence.
It can be assigned to a sense of superiority
and a refusal to participate in certain tasks
because of a lack of interest or challenge.
Some take on this attitude because they
took the job for the money, not because
they were interested in a career.

4. Difficult Working Relationships: Some
people who work the system are highly com-
petent and demonstrate a lack of interest
because of a difficult working relationship
either with a difficult manager or executive
or a belligerent coworker, intent on sabo-
tage.

5. Entitlement: Entitlement is a sense that
someone has a right to a benefit, whether or
not they actually do. In the context of work-
ing the system, entitlement attitudes can
cause employees to take liberties they think
they have a right to because of a notion of
being short changed.

Unfortunately, there are productive
employees who make every effort to follow
the rules while observing the chosen few
flagrantly bending the rules. In some cases,

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productive employees may eventually adopt
a detached attitude of “If you can't beat
them, join them” or “there is no point”.
However, thére is also the risk that if good
workers become despondent, they will look
for another job because their work ethic
dictates productivity.

Everyone we encounter has an agenda
driven by a value system.

Whether the agenda is one based on
integrity or dishonesty, selfishness or altru-
ism, it is an agenda.

Working the system is usually perceived as
a self-centered agenda because it usually
benefits the person initiating the manipu-
lations. However, there are altruistic per-
sons who manipulate systems so the greater
good can be served.

Thomas Sowell, an economist, political
commentator and author once said, “One of
the sad signs of our times is that we have
demonised those who produce, subsidised
those who refuse to produce, and canon-
ised those who complain.” —*

When there are persons working the sys-
tem for personal gain, let us be careful not to
demonise the producers but instead, focus
on finding ways to stimulate and engage
persons intent on working the system and
stimulate their productivity.

Yvette Bethel is CEO of Organizational
Soul, an HR Consulting and Leadership
Development company. If you are interest-
ed in exploring how you can enhance your
team, you can contact her at
info@orgsoul.com.




THE TRIBUNE

Bahamian artists, writers
and readers gather for
launch of poetry book

By ALESHA CADET
Tribune Features Reporter

HE POINCIANA Paper

Press, last week was excited to
present Nicolette Bethel’s new book,
“Mama Lily and the Dead.” In a col-
lection of poems reminiscent of the
Bahamian storytelling tradition of oral
histories, Nicolette paid tribute to the
resilient island women from genera-
tions past through the resonant story of
her own grandmother.

Bahamian artists, writers and avid
readers all gathered at The Hub art
gallery in Downtown Nassau where
the readings began around 7.30 pm,

followed by a brief Q and ‘A discus-

sion. The poems were presented in a
hand-bound book with a letterpress-

printed cover, in an edition of only 200,

. copies. :

Nicolette Bethel, who's best known ©

as an established Bahamian playwright,
poet, fiction writer, essayist, and cul-
tural activist, was pleased to read from
the collection of poetry that she’s been,
working on for many years.

Before reading her enchanting
poems, Ms Bethel explained: “The sto-
ry goes that my grandmother had her
fortune told when she was a young girl.
The Obeah woman said, ‘I see a black
» cloud over that girls’ head. She will

‘bury her husband and all of her chil-
dren.’ And she did.”

Poinciana Paper Press was also
pleased to present a book from Christi |
Cartwright, called “Surfer’s Choice.”.

‘In this gripping short story told in
- lulling prose, the protagonist teeters
between land and water, past and pre-
sent, life and death, all during the single
most important day of his life. The sto-
ry is presented in an elegantly hand-
bound book with a letterpress-and
’ silkscreen-printed cover, in an edition
of only 100 copies.
~ Though Christi’s work has previous-
ly appeared in the online literary jour-

nal Tongues of The Ocean, Surfer’s
Choice i is her first book. Mire

Led by Sonia Farmer, the Poinciana
Paper Press is dedicated to preserving
the voice of Caribbean writers in limit-
ed-edition, hand-made chapbooks and
broadsides.

An array of printmaking, ‘paper-mak-
ing, letterpress-printing and-book-bind-

-ing techniques are utilised for each

book. Though it’s been a nomad press
for two years, Ms Farmer is finally
establishing it at home in The Bahamas.

Ms Farmer has already produced
chapbooks by writers Obediah Michael
Smith and Keisha Lynne Ellis, as well

as an anthology of writing and artwork ..

under the theme A Sudden and Violent

“Change for.a show she co-curated with

Jonathan Murray at The Hub.

In an interview with Tribune Woman, ©

Ms Cartwright said: "Sonia Farmer was
the only editor who didn’t want to
change my story, she didn’t find the
beginning controversial. ’m thankful
she let-my work be true to itself.”

“J encourage people to not be afraid
to write a bad story, it is like exercising
a muscle, as long as you exercise a mus-
cle it is going to get better,”.she said.

Ms Farmer is working on future pro-
jects with Obediah Michael Smith and

Angelique Cartwright, as well as gath- -

ering submissions for another antholo-
gy, a collection of six-word stories from
writers in all parts of the Caribbean.

Speaking on her projects, she got a
chance to chat with Tribune Woman,
saying: “I’ve been studying these: art
forms for years now in New York and
in London, and I think it’s time to take
the plunge.”

Both of the beautiful hand-bound
and limited-edition books by Nicolette
and Christi were available for purchase
at $15 each or two for $25 at the

_release.

They will become available in book-
stores shortly, or by contacting Sonia
Farmer through the Facebook fan page
for Poinciana Paper Press. :

‘Usa Thin *

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By BRENT STUBBS
Senior Sports Reporter
bstubbs@tribunemedia.net

n an unprecedented
decision, the
Bahamas Association
of Athletic Associa-
tions (BAAA) select-
ed top junior athlete Shaunae
Miller, as the Athlete of the
Year for her stellar gold

medal and record-breaking,

performances in 2010.

The 16-year-old 11th grad-
er at St Augustine’s College
was presented the prestigious

Charlie Major Sr award by

- Charlie Major Jr and Andrea
Charlton during the BAAA
luncheon at the Sheraton
resort, Cable Beach, Sunday.

NP Basketball

Club Yuletide
tourney
individual

awards

THE New Providence Bas-
ketball Club's Yuletide Tour-
nament concluded at’ the
Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium
Friday.

The following players cart-
ed off the individual awards:

Most blocks - Erwin Lewis
(Eight Mile Rock) 19.

‘Most rebounds - Erwin
Lewis (Eight Mile Rock) 48

Most assists -. Khristen
Francis (CI Gibson) 26 - -

- Most steals - Kenneth Pratt
(RM Bailey) 28 3

Most points - Rashad Ingra-
ham (CI Gibson) 110

Most valuable’ player
(MVP) - Gabi Laurent

Coach of the Tournament -
' Mario Bowleg (CC Sweeting)
All-Tournament Team One
Erwin Lewis (Eight mile

Rock); Steven Smith (Eight .

Mile rock); Kristen Francis
(CI Gibson); Rashad Ingra-
ham (CI Gibson);: William
Rigby (CI Gibson); Ramon
Dames (Eight Mile rock);
Kenneth Pratt (RM Bailey);
Deshan Taylor (RM Bailey);
Roosevelt Whylly (CC Sweet-
ing); Gabi Laurent ce
Sweeting).

All-Tournament Team :

Two
Loran Taylor (NGM
Major); Tamar Carey

(Galilee); Zhvargo O'Brien
(Jack Hayward); Ashanteo
‘Colebrooke (Anatol
Rodgers); Delano Forbes
(Teleos Baptist Academy);
Alcott Cox (Teleos Baptist
Academy); Bail. Johnson
(Agape); Royce Jenoure
(Agape); Shevaz Rolle (Faith
Temple); Giovanni Bethel
(RM Bailey).

SEE full story and pictures
on page 3E



THE Marathon

| Bahamas race weekend is
; scheduled for January 15-
| 16, 2011.
¢ January 15 - Susan G
Komen Bahamas 5K Race
for the Cure
6am — Start/Finish: Par-
.adise Island, west of
/ Atlantis Royal Towers
; (FREE parking)

e January 16- Marathon,

Half Marathon, 6-person
, relay team
6am — Start: Junkanoo

Miller not only got the No.1
ranking in the women’s 400

metres with her victory at the .

IAAF World Junior Champi-
onships in Moncton, Canada,
but she also posted a national
junior record and was the
gold medallist at both the

Carifta Games and CAC ©

Junior Championships where
she established a meet record
as well.

Those feats helped her to
also cart home both the Dian-
na Lynn Thompson Junior
Female Athlete of the Year
and the Anita Doherty Junior
Female Track Athlete of the
Year awards. —

But her biggest triumph
came in her victory over Don-
ald Thomas, the CAC and
Commonwealth Games gold
medallist and IAAF Conti-

‘ nental Cup silver medallist

and Chris ‘Fireman’ Brown,

the [IAAF World Indoor 400

metre gold medallist, at the
year-ending gala awards cele-
brations, ©

“I was excited that I won,

but I was a little shocked,”

‘ said a soft-spoken Miller. “I
-Just have to keep my head

high’ and just continue doing
what I. have been doing. ’'m

going to go out and try my .

best to do it again this year.”

Her coach, Dianne Wood-
side, said the feat is just the tip
of the iceberg. “She had a
very productive year. I think
she deserves it,” Woodside
said. “She has the World

-Youth Championships in

France. She is very young, so
we won’t put any pressure.on

‘her for’ World Champi-

onships. But if she’s ready,

she will go to it too.”
Woodside, by the way, was

named thé Henry Crawford

Coach. of the Year, an

achievement she shared with

her Club Monica athletes.
“I’m quite honoured. It’s

not something that I expected,

Patrick Brice off to Providence [
College on 1 athletic scholarship

/ THERE’ S no greater feel-

ing for a coach when he can
see one of his protégés excel
to the next level.

For Stanford: Davis, that
was the case over the Christ-

-mas holiday weekend when

the star player of his D’Stan-
ford Sporting Ministries,
Patrick Brice, was able to
complete the necessary paper-
work to head off to Canada to
continue his education.
Brice, who helped Davis’
New Breed basketball team
win the first St Paul's Baptist

_ Church sponsored Deacon

Eddie ‘Marker’ Rahming bas-
ketball championships at
Freedom Park in Fox Hill,
headed off td Providence Col-

Beach Goi Wharf), F Fin-
ish: Arawak Cay _.

Register

Register now to avoid
the increase in registration
fees. For additional infor-
mation and registration,
visit: www.marathonba-
hamas.com or to obtain a
hard-copy application
form, stop by Sunshine
Insurance office on East
Shirley Street.




Holyfield vs.
‘Tank’ set for
January 22...

See page 3E



TOP ATHLETE OF 2010: Shaunae Miller (centre), a learn 11th grader of St Augustine’s College, was presented the Charlie Major Sr award
by Charlie Major Jr (right) and Andrea Charlton during the BAAA luncheon at Sheraton resort Sunday.

out on top,” said Woodside, ~
who also serves as ‘the presi-

dent of the revised Bahamas
’ Track and Field Coaches
‘Association.

Michelle Cumberbatch, one
of those athletes who was
nominated for the senior

female athlete of the year as .

well.as both the collegiate
female athlete and female
track athlete of the year,.con-

lege on an athletic scholar- .

ship.
Davis said the Providence

College coach was following ©

the progress of his New Breed

team and was so impressed .
with Brice’s performance as -

the most valuable player in
their two-point victory over
Macedonia Baptist in the

. finals of the Deacon Eddie .
’ Rahming tournament.

After watching his dreams
of playing basketball at a
higher level put-on ‘hold, Brice

was waiting for a call from the ’

Royal Bahamas Police Force.

However, he got.a new lease

on life when lie was awarded
the scholarship.

Davis said he remembered
how he shared the news with
Brice that he jumped for joy,
packed his bags and is now in
Canada.

The move, according to
Davis, was a step in the right

‘direction for the Fox Hill
‘ sporting programme because

despite all of the negative

‘gratulated her former Ste7
-Augustine’s College team-.’

mate.
“Although I didn’t win, I

think Shaunae deserves it. -

She competed very well,” said
Cumberbatch, who inked her
name in the record books in
the women's 400 hurdles.

““T did a lot this season, but:
she definitely did some big-
ger things. So I just want to.

FOX HILL MP Fred Mitchel presents Patrick Brice with his MVP. -

congratulate her and:‘hopé:she

_can continue to do-.well.I, .
- hope to use her as my inspi-

ration.” fae

‘Miller’s parents, May and
Shawn, have been her great-
est supporters. “I feel proud
as a parent. She'was awarded
the Athlete of the Year over
all of the elite athletes we
have in. this country as a
junior,” May stated. “I just



award at the Deacon Eddie 'Marker' Rahming Basketball tourney. At

right is Rahmning:

publicity surrounding the
youths and violence, there is
still a lot of hope.

Brice is one of the many
players that Providence: Col-:
lege was interested in acquir-

“ing. He thanked both Davis

and his high school coach
Harcourt McCoy of Doris



SENATOR Jacinta Higgs presents a donation to Patrick Brice. At left
is Stanford Davis, his coach. His mother is on the right.

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Johnson High School for the .

role they played as father-fig-
ures in his life.
Davis says D’Stanford

Sporting will continue to
make the change in the lives *

of the young people in Fox
Hill. He announced that they
intend to launch the Laverne
Eve Sporting scholarship fund
to assist in some of the fund-
raising efforts.

Eve is a long-time national
javelin record holder who has
represented the Bahamas at
various international meets.

The D’Stanford Ministries
is also scheduled to hold a
fund-raising dinner in Febru-
ary. “We are a people that
with our mouth say that we
are interested in helping our
young people, but we place
more finances on the rehabil-
itative and prison pro-
grammes rather than preven-
tive measures and community
efforts,” Davis said.

He wished the Bahamas

_ and Bahamians everywhere a

very pleasant and prosperous
new year. ;

Rupee continue to do
well and she continues to
remain healthy. That’s our
major priority for her right
now.’

St Augustine’ s College was
well represented by its princi-
pal, Sonia Knowles, vice prin-:
cipal Benedict Dorsett and
head coach of the track team,

SEE page 2E

VOLLEYBALL

NPVA ACTION | ©

WHEN the New Provi-
dence Volleyball Associa-.

| tion resumes its 2010/11

season after the Christmas
break, the final four games
in the regular season are
slated to take place at the
D W Davis Gymnasium
this week. !

On Wednesday, the sea-
son is expected to resume
at 7:30pm with the Cham-
pions. taking on the Vix-
ens in the women’s open- |
er. That will be followed
by the men’s feature con- -
test at 9 pm between the
Technicians and the
Defenders.

On. Friday, the. Vixens: |.
are-all set to take on the
Truckers in the final game
in the women’s division at ”
7:30pm. That is to be fol-
lowed by the final game in
the men’s’ division
between the Defenders .
and the Intruders at 9pm.

. On Sunday, the best-of-
three playoffs are sched-
uled to get underway with
the pennant winners tak-
ing on the fourth place fin-
ishers in both the women
and men’s divisions. The
sécond and third place fin-
ishers in both divisions are
to begin play on January
12:



TRACK

BAAA ODD

DISTANCE MEET

FRESH of their annual
year-ending awards lun-
cheon for the 2010 season
on Sunday, the Bahamas

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Bahamas’ 16-and-under girls eliminated in fastpitch tourney

THE Easton Foundation Youth
World Cup staged at the Interna-
tional Softball Federation’s world

headquarters complex in Plant City, -

Florida, nears its completion. How-
ever, the Bahamas has been elimi-
nated.

The 16-and-under girls” fastpitch -

tournament consists of 23 teams rep-
resenting eight different countries
and runs through January 5.
In their final contest, Puerto Rico
‘dominated the Bahamas, 21-0, to
advance to the following round
against Korea.
‘The Bahamas was eliminated from

‘Shaunae Miller

FROM page 1E

William ‘Knucklehead’ Johnson, in show-

ing their support.

- “She’s a fine young lady and we wish
her the very best. We know that she will
continue to do very well,” Dorsett stated.
“T know her achievements will encourage
the other athletes as our programme con-

tinues to move forward.”

Many anticipated that Thomas would |
have clinched the overall title, including his
mother, Pamela Thomas, who represented
her son, who was in Auburn with his wife
Crystal and their son, DeShawn, preparing

for the upcoming season.

“T think he had a great achievement.
she stat-
ed. “I’m a bit disappointed that he didn’t

He worked very hard this year,”

win it, but someone has to win it.”
Under the theme:

iap by Kevin ‘Gun’ Curry.

In other honours, Christine Amertil, the

“Celebrating Our
Youth in Athletics,” the event honoured
the ‘Golden Girls’ — Eldece Clarke,
Sevatheda Fynes-Coke, Chandra Sturrup,
Pauline Davis-Thompson and Debbie Fer-
guson-McKenzie — for their 4 x 100 relay
gold medal performance at the 2000
Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia.
There was a replay of their stunning vic-
tory over the United States which was
shown on two giant screens. Fynes-Coke,
Sturrup, Davis-Thompson and Ferguson- ©
McKenzie were all present. While they
presented some of the awards, they. also
received special crystal plaques from the
BAAA and a flag used during the victory

the tournament and really was out of
this game quickly.
Puerto Rico struck for four runs in

the top of the first inning and then |

doubled that amount in the secgnd
before pouring it on with nine runs
in the third.

They had 20 hits in the three-

, inning game (shortened due to the

run-ahead rule) and the Bahamas
had just one.

Four Puerto Rico players had
three hits each, including designated
hitter Dayanira Diaz, who drove in
and scored three runs.

The Bahamas went 0-4 in pool

play and were relegated to the losers
bracket in the following round.

In their first game, in a battle of
international teams who went head-
to-head, Puerto Rico downed the
Bahamas 15-0 in a game shortened
by the international run-ahead rule.

It was only 1-0 after the first
inning, but the winners got five more
runs in the top of the second and
nine in the top of the third while set-
ting down all nine Bahamas batters
in order — seven by strikeout — over
the game’s three innings.

Six different players had two hits
each for Puerto Rico, including

BAAA AWARDS LUNCHEON

silver medallist at the LAAF World Indoor :* 02:

Championships, was named. the Senior

Female Athlete of the Year.

Amertil also was presented with the .
bronze medal from the Commonwealth
Games by Roy Colebrooke, one of the
Bahamas Olympic Committee’s vice pres-
idents after she moved up from fourth due
to a disqualification of one of the medal-

lists.

Sheniqua Ferguson and Demetrius Pin-:
der, both off to school, were named the
Collegiate Female and Male Athletes of ©
the Year as well as the Collegiate Track
Athletes, of the Year. The Collegiate
Female and Male Field Athletes of the
Year winners were Gabrielle Nixon and

Jamal Wilson.

Stephen Newbold took home the Errol
Bodie Junior Male Athlete of the Year
‘ and the Basil Neymour Junior Track Male
Athlete of the Year, while Raquel
Williams won the Ronald Cartwright’s:
Junior Female Field Athlete of the Year
and Lathone Minns got the Keith Parker
Junior Male Field Athlete of the Year.

“Tt feels good because it shows that hard
work does pay off,” Williams said. “I
thought Carlene Johnson was going to get
it because of her gold medal at Carifta.
But I was very surprised that they gave it

fo me.”

The Antela Rolle Youth Female Ath-
lete of the Yéar was Danielle Gibson and
Daron Young took the Youth Male Ath-

fete of the Year.

“Tt feels good. All of ie hard work and
the long training has finally paid off,” said
Gibson, a 14-year-old 10th grader at SAC.
“I expected that I would win it because
of the things I achieved. But this only
means that I have to work harder this

year.”

Gibson said she was shocked.when she
heard Miller won the Athlete of the Year,
‘ut she is hoping to use her achievement as
an inspiration for her.as she continues with
' her career.

Andre Colebrooke won the Sir Dur-
ward Knowles Family Island Athlete of
the Year and Angela Cherilus and Leonar-
do Forbes were the Female and Male
Cross Country Athletes of the Year. Ray
Hepburn was awarded the Roderick

Simms Official of the Year award.

All of the athletes, who competed on

- he 10 national teams that represented the
Bahamas during the course of 2010, were.
ionoured, the majority of whom were pre-

sent to receive their plaques.

Among those present to help give out
the awards were Minister of Education
Desmond Bannister, Timothy Munnings,
the new director of sports, sponsor Craig
Flowers of FML, Ken Stuart, president of
the Grand Bahama Athletic Association,
Dianne Miller, secretary of the BOC and
Keri Hilson, American R&B singer-song-

writer.

Before the night was over, Blackberry
phones courtesy of BTC were presented to
Chandra Sturrup, Nivea Smith (through
Ken Stuart), Donald Thomas (through his
mother) and Amertil for qualifying for the
IAAF at the BAAA Nationals. Andretti -
Bain also got one in advance of the lun-

cheon.

NEW DIRECTOR: Timothy Munnings, the new director of
sports, presented some of the athletes with their awards.

Games.

Kiara Resto, who had three RBI.

In their second matchup, Manito-
ba - 2, Canada posted a big 12-1 vic-
tory over the Bahamas. It was the
Bahamas taking a 1-0 lead in the
bottom of the first inning, but after
that it was all Manitoba.

The Canadians scored three times
in the second and six in the third,
taking advantage of a game total of
eight errors by the Bahamians.

Four different Manitoba players
had two hits each and pitcher Mia
Gautron had 12 strikeouts in five-
and-a-third innings to pick up the
win.

In game three Manitoba -1, Cana-
da won 11-3 over the Bahamas.
Manitoba got to work quickly, scor-
ing six times in the top of the first ©
inning when they sent 10 batters to
the plate.

An RBI triple in the bottom of
the first got the Bahamas on the -
board, but the Canadians added two
more runs in their next at-bat, and
then sealed the deal when they
scored three times in the top of the
sixth.

Winning pitcher Sydney Loewen
struck out seven batters in six
innings.





‘GOLDEN GIRL’ Chandra Sturrup (right), Eldece Clarke, Sevatheda Fynes-Coke, Chandra Sturrup, Pauline Davis-Thompson and
‘Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie were honoured for their 4 x 100 relay gold performance at 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia.



MEDAL GLORY: Christine Amertil, senior female athlete of
the year, with her bronze medal from the Commonwealth

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tion of Athletic Associa-
tions (BAAA) hosted its
annual year-ending awards
luncheon at the Sheraton
resort, Cable Beach, on
Sunday.

The following athletes
carted off the top awards:

Shaunae Miller - Charlie
‘Major Sr. Athlete of the
Year

Christine Amertil -.
Senior Female Athlete of

the Year 4
Donald Thomas - Senior
Male Athlete of the Year

Sheniqua Ferguson -
Collegiate Female Athlete
of the Year

Demetrius Pinder - Col-
legiate Male Athlete of the
Year).

Gabrielle Nixon - Colle-
giate Field Athlete of the
Year —

Jamal Wilson - Celie
giate Male Field Athlete
of the Year

Sheniqua Ferguson -
Collegiate Female Track
Athlete of the Year

Demetrius Pinder - Col-
legiate Male Track Athlete
of the Year

Shaunae Miller - Dianna
Lynn Thompson Junior
Female Athlete of the
Year :

Stephen Newbold -
Errol Bodie Junior Female
Athlete of the Year

Shaunae Miller - Anita
Doherty Junior Female
Track Athlete of the Year

Stephen Newbold - Basil
Neymour Junior Track
! Male Athlete of the Year.
’ Raquel Williams -
! Ronald Cartwright's

Junior Female Field Ath-
lete of the Year
Lathone Minns - Keith
: Parker Junior Male Field
:.- Athlete of the Year
i Danielle Gibson -
Angela. Rolle Youth
Female Athlete. of the

Year
Daron Young - Youth
Male Athlete of the Year

Andre Colebrooke - Sir_ -
Durward Knowles Family
Island Athlete of the Year

: Angela Cherilus -
{ Female Cross Country
: Athlete of the Year

Leonardo Forbes - Male
Cross Country Athlete of
the Year

Dianne Woodside -
Henry Crawford Coach of
the Year

Ray Hepburn - Roder-
ick Simms Official of the
Year

FROM page 1E

Association of Athletic
Associations is preparing
to kick off its 2011 season.

It is slated to begin lpm
Saturday at Thomas A
Robinson Track and Field
Stadium when athletes will
compete in the Odd Dis-
tance Meet.

The event is geared for
athletes to compete in
events that they would not
normally compete in dur-
ing a regular track and
field meet.

It is designed for events
such as the 75, 150, 300,
600 and 1,200 metres on
the track and field events

| that allow athletes to use a
shorter approach or few-
er throws.

Following the meet, the
BAAA family, including
executives, coaches and
athletes are to assemble at
Christ Church Cathedral
for their annual service at
9am.



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Cobras win title

By BRENT STUBBS
Senior Sports Reporter
bstubbs@tribunemedia.net

THE C C Sweeting Cobras, one
of the three teams still undefeated
in the Government Secondary
Schools Sports Association (GSS-
SA), pulled off a big mid-season
victory as they triumphed past the
visiting Eight Mile Rock Bluejays.

In what could be a prelude to a
potential showdown in the post-
season of the prestigious Hugh
Campbell Basketball Classic, the
Cobras showed that they intend
to be a team to reckon with this
year as they pulled off an 82-77
decision over the Bluejays Friday
in the Providence Basketball Club
senior boys tournament, spon-
sored by Phil’s Food Services, at
the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium.

The game followed the third
place match-up between the other
two undefeated teams in the GSS-

SA with the highly favoured RM-

Bailey Pacers holding off the tour-
nament hosts C I Gibson Rattlers
103-93.

Organiser Kevin ‘KJ’ Johnson
said the tournament, which pro-
vided an avenue for the players
to stay sharp during the. Christ-
mas break, was another success

and they are already looking for- »

ward to this year's event.

“All of the top four teams
played extremely well,” he said.
“RM Bailey, who has’a very good
team this year, managed to beat us
(C I Gibson) and CC Sweeting, a
very well coached team, beat
Eight. Mile Rock, one of the top
teams in the nation and a well
coached team as well. The better
team tonight, C C Sweeting, won,”
he said.

“As a committee, we will sit

down and evaluate all of the things
that we need to do to get better.
We want to make sure that bas-
ketball gets to the level that it
ought to be in this country.”

Cobras 82, Bluejays 77

While they never led after
falling behind in the first quarter,
Eight Mile Rock put up a gallant
come-from-behind effort, but C C
Sweeting was just a little bit hun-
grier down the stretch.

Gabi Laurent, named the most
valuable player, came through
with nine points in the second
quarter as the Cobras rallied from
a 23-19 first quarter deficit to surge
ahead 44-40 at the half before he
added 11 in the third quarter as
they pushed their lead to 61-54.

Roosevelt Whylly also con-
tributed 26, while Patrick Dean
had nine and both Keiron Pratt
and Leon Saunders chipped in
with eight in the win for C C
Sweeting, who advanced to the
final with an 85-73 upset win over
R M Bailey.

“We know that Eight Mile
‘Rock is a well coached team and
they were going to be in the
game," said Cobras’ coach Mario
Bowleg, who admitted that the
key was how well they played in
the third quarter.

“I told my guys that if we didn’t
make a run in the third quarter,
we would have been in a dogfight.
They did that and we were able
to pull away. But in the fourth
quarter, Eight Mile Rock was able
to come back, but we were able
to hold them off.”

Bowleg said he’s confident that
the win will boost player morale
for his Cobras as they prepare for
the second half of the GSSSA sea-
son, where they are currently
_ undefeated at 6-0, and ultimately
another‘run at the Hugh Camp-
bell title in the process.



WINNERS: CC Sweeting Cobras and coach Mario Bowleg (third from left) with their awards after winning the Providence

Basketball Club’s senior boys’ title.

CCS HNO sepinees
BAST



RUNNERS-UP: Eight Mile Rock Bluejays’ coach Quinton ‘Three Ounce” Hall (left) with his players after they finished as

runners-up in the tournament.



THIRD PLACE: The RM Bailey Pacers, coached Py Nigel Ingraham (third from
right), finished third.

Erwin Lewis, the best big man
in the tournament, showed his
strength as he mustered up a game
high 32 points with Justin Smith
adding 15, Ramon Davis 12 and
Steven Smith 10. But it wasn't
enough to keep them winning
after turning back CI Gibson 90-79
in the semifinal.

“C C Sweeting is a really good
team and they matched up really
well against us,” said Bluejays'
coach Quinton ‘Three Ounce’
Hall. “My boys played their hearts
out and that was all I expected
from them. It’s a loss, but I can
feel good going back to Freeport
and coming back for the Hugh
Campbell Tournament.”

Hall, who has recently been
named the junior boys national
coach and will join Bowleg as
assistants on the men’s national

' team, admitted that the officiat-

ing could have helped them out a
little.

“Tt’s not about the refs, but it is
all about the players,” he said. “I
may argue about it on the side-
lines, but it is what it is on the
court. The kids still have to’go out
there and play basketball.”

Pacers 103, Rattlers 93

They missed the opportunity to
get into the final, but short-hand-
ed RM Bailey didn't let the third
place trophy slip away from them
as well.

Kenneth Pratt, the tournamen-

t’s steals leader, poured in a game
high 29, Deshan Taylor had 21,
Geovano Bethel 17, Kenrico
Lockhart 16 and Majorle Ingra-
ham had 13 as the Pacers pulled
away from a 21-21 first quarter tie
to go up 43-37 at the half and they
never looked back.

“Right now, most of the boys

are on punishment so we’re try-
ing to let them see that it’s not
just playing basketball, but also
getting their education,” said RM

-Bailey’s coach Nigel Ingraham.

“Some of them are academically
ineligible, so right now we only: :
have seven and we will play with
those seven.’

Ingraham, whose Pacers are still
undefeated at 4-0 in the GSSSA
regular;season; said his team has a
lot of heart-and:that will be the.
key to. their success the rest of the"
way.
Rashad Ingraham, the tourna-

_Ment’s scoring champion, canned

25, assists leader Khristen Fran-
cis helped out with 16, William
Rigby had 14, Lamont. Armaly 12.
and Oral Rahming 10 in the loss
for CI Gibson.

Bluejays 90, Rattlers 79

Ramon Dames and Justin Smith
provided a 1-2 punch with 28 and
21 points respectively, while

Steven Smith had 12, Erwin Lewis _

11, Rashawn Burrows nine and °:

Antonio Joseph eight in the final:

four win for Eight Mile Rock:
Kristen Francis scored 22,

My projections
for year 2011

ByBRENTSTUBBS _ STUBBS

IT’S only a matter of @
hours before we pull down
the curtains on 2010 and
usher in 2011.

What a year it has been
for sports in the Bahamas. §

We’ve seen the tremen- |
dous achievements of our
athletes, coaches and offi-
cials both on the local and
international scene that
one can only wonder if it
can get any better.

The end of the year is ~
always a time for us to
reflect on our past accomplishments and
look ahead to the future with great antici-
pation.

This is also a time for me to make some
projections on my outlook for sports in the
new year.. ; aah
' Hereit goes: ..

Now that he has’ gotten a date finalized
again, Sherman ‘the Tank’ Williams will pick
up his biggest victory in his career with a
decision over former world heavyweight
champion Evander ‘the Real Deal’ Holy-
field.

The January 22 victory will set the stage
for what will be an even more spectacular
year for other professional fighters such as
Meacher ‘Pain’ Major, Jermaine ‘Choo
Choo’ Mackey and Taureano ‘Reno’ John-
son as they benefit from the publicity. .

Marathon Bahamas, set for January 16,
will provide the biggest boost for the local
scene as quite a number of other events,



OPINION

_ including a Bahamas Ironman Triathlon, as

organisers take advantage of the tranquility
that the Bahamas provides.

The completion of the National Stadium
by the Chinese will transform the Queen
Elizabeth Sports Center into a venue that

will bring a number of sporting personalities,
inchiding Usain Bolt, who will be used to

test the conditions of the track that will be
the envy of the entire region.

"THe new stadium will also help to boost

the success of the Bahamas’ team at the 2011
Daegu IAAF World Championships in Ath-
letics as there will be at least four champions
crowned, including another version of the
“golden girls.”
The Bahamas will advance out of the
American Zone III Davis Cup tie as the

youthful team, led by Devin Mullings, will

prevail, while Mark Knowles will have a
banner year, getting back into the top five’
rankings in doubles.

For the first time in a long time, the
- “Bahamas Basketball Federation will finally :
be able to lure the majority of the top pro-

‘fessional and collegiate players to play on the

men’s and women’s national teams.

In the process, the Bahamas will have one
of. its best showings ever at the Caribbean
5 oe eS thanks in' part
;, to the efforts of the new coaching staff who |

â„¢ were able to convince the players that things

will only get better for them in the future.
With a couple. players knocking on the
door, look for at least one player to secure a

~ spot on the roster of a National Basketball

Association (NBA) team and for Devard
Darling to return to the National Football
League (NFL).

Team sports such as volleyball and soccer
will.also have some success this year, while
our young golfers will be back for a better
showing when they head the Bahamas’ team

“at the Caribbean Amateur Golf Champi-

. onships.
‘Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace’s bronze

‘medal at the FINA World Short Course

Championships will provide the impetus for

William Rigby had 20 and Oral. »sthesBahamas Swimming Federation to .

Rahming 14 in a losing effort for: Cc.
I Gibson.

Cobras 85, Pacers 73

‘Roosevelt Whylly’s 9 and
Keiron Pratt’s 18 came in at the
appropriate time for C C Sweeting
in their final four win. Patrick
Davis added 12, Gabi Laurent 11
and Elvano Miller 10.

Kenneth Pratt had a game high
33 in a losing effort for R M Bai-
ley. Kenrico Lockhart scored 16
and Majorle Ingraham contributed
14.

receive a couple final spots in the FINA
World Championships as a couple more
swimmers qualify for the Olympic Games.
And finally, I. predict that the Bahamas
will produce its best showing ever with the
largest. team ever selected at the Pan Amer-
ican Games, which will be one of the biggest

- highlights for 2011.

Sounds like a lofty agenda for the year.

But if we can achieve half of these pre-
dictions and pull off some of the other feats
that I haven’t even mentioned, I will be quite
content with our sporting year. Happy new

' year.

Holyfield vs. ‘Tank’ set for January 22

By RENALDO DORSETT
Sports Reporter
rdorsett@tribunemedia.net

A LONG series of setbacks
appears to be nearing an end
for the Bahamas’ leading pro-
fessional fighter as the long
awaited star-studded bout
against a boxing icon appears
to have finally reached a
solidified date.

After three postponements
and delays, the fight between
Sherman "Tank" Williams
and Evander Holyfield is now
scheduled to take place on
January 22 at the Greenbrier
Resort in White Sulphur
Springs, West Virginia.

The 12-round bout for the
World Boxing Federation's
heavyweight title was origi-
nally scheduled for Novem-
ber 5 in Detroit, Michigan.

‘However, setbacks have
marred the:schedule since the
original announcement.

The fight promoter,
Olympia Entertainment, did
not specify a reason for can-
celing the fight other than to



EVANDER HOLYFIELD

say it was "due to unforeseen
circumstances."

Since its original date, the
fight has been postponed to
November 5,12 and Decem-
ber 9, reportedly all related
to lagging ticket sales and the
lack of a television deal.

“Obviously, I'm very dis-
appointed because we alreacy
had so many weeks of train-
ing, and the absdlute worst
thing you can do as a fighter is
overtrain," Williams stated.
"We were peaking right



SHERMAN WILLIAMS

before November 5 and then
we heard they wanted to
make it to November 12, and
now that December 9 is out
of the window we have anoth-
er date, it is just a frustrating
situation.

“Tam not happy with it at
all because this is boxing. This
isn't basketball. The mental
part of it is the most difficult
part. It's hard to get up, put in
the road work at 5:30am, get
punched around in sparring
and then do it continuously

only to have your fight
delayed time and time again.”

A disappointed Williams
speculated on the reason for
the delay in the Holyfield
camp. "Well, it is boxing so
there is a lot of talk, and a lot

- of rumors going around but

no concrete reason has been
given for the delay. I know
that he was looking beyond
me and looking forward to a
fight’ with one of the
Klitschko brothers.

"As November drew closer,
I think his camp realizes that
they signed up for a real fight
and Holyfield has his hands
full. They said they had some
issues in their training camp
and there was also some
issues with FoxSports.Net, the
television station that is sup-

posed to be hosting the fight,"

he said. "But what I heard
from good sources is that he
just started training for the
fight last week, so perhaps it
is just a matter of his camp

being ill-prepared and trying

to play mind games."
The 38-year-old Williams,

who came from humble
beginnings in Grand Bahama
where fighting at Hawksbill
High was his introduction to
the sport, is nine years
younger than his 47-year- -old
legendary rival.

Williams told a gathering
of local sporting dignitaries
and political figures that he
intends to stop Holyfield in
the seventh round.

"For the delays to come
continuously have been a bit
disappointing. We have been
going hard at it in training
camp and actually when we
neared the time for the origi-
nal date in November, I was
almost peaking in prepara-
tion for a fight that was sup-
posed to be held in just a few
weeks," Williams said. "So I
was forced to extend my
training almost two months."

The 5'11" Williams has
compiled a 34-11 record with
19 knockouts. He is coming
off a loss on points to Manuel
Charr on October 10, 2009,
in Stadthalle, Rostock, Meck-
lenburg-Vorpommern, Ger-

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many.

Prior to that, Williams was
riding a nine-win streak with
his last decision coming on
December 12, 2008, when he
won on points over Andrew
Greeley at the Bourbon
Street Station in Jacksonville,
Florida.

In Holyfield, Williams will.
be facing a 6-2 1/2 American
who has a 43-10 record with
28 KOs. Holyfield, 47, will be
defending his WBF title that
he won with an eight round
TKO over Francois Botha at
the Thomas & Mack Center
in Las Vegas, Nevada, on
April 10.

Holyfield, the former
undisputed world champion,
has had victories over
Michael Dokes, Alex Stew-
art, James Buster Douglas,
George Foreman, Larry
Holmes, Riddick Bowe and
Mike Tyson.

“For me it is bigger than
this fight,” Williams said. “I
am just using Holyfield for a
stepping stone to get to where
I want to be in my career.”


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Gay scores 27, Grizzlies
rout the Lakers 104-85

By GREG BEACHAM
AP Sports Writer



FACE HIT: Lakers forward Lamar Odom, top, hits Memphis Grizzlies forward Rudy Gay in the face as ‘ie

go after a rebound in the first half of Sunday’s game.in Los Angeles.

By The Associated Press. ®

TORONTO (AP) — Paul

Pierce scored 30 points, Ray
Allen had 23 and the Boston
Celtics beat the Toronto Rap-
tors 93-79 on Sunday night..

Glenn Davis added 15
points, 11 rebounds and eight
assists as Boston won for the
10th time in 11 meetings with
Toronto.

~Pierce was disappointed
with himself after scoring just
12 points and making a sea-
son-high six turnovers in Fri-
day's 83-81 loss to New
Orleans. He made up for that
by hitting 10 of 15 shots, sev-
en of eight free throws and
grabbing seven rebounds to





NBA CAPSULES



help Boston snap a two-game
losing streak.

DeMar DeRozan scored 27
points, Joey Dorsey had 13
points and 13 rebounds, and
Amir Johnson had 10 points
and 10 rebounds for the Rap-

tors, who have lost 11 of their -

past 14.

Hawks 107, Clippers 98

LOS ANGELES (AP) —
Joe Johnson scored 11 of his
29 points in the fourth quar-
ter, Josh Smith added 22 and
Atlanta rallied for the win.

Johnson, who returned to

NBA Standings

By The Associated Press





All Times EST"
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WwW L Pct GB
d-Boston 25 Ty 781 —
d-Miami 26 9 .743
d-Chicago 22 10 688 3
Orlando 21 12 .636 4
Atlanta 22 14 611 5
New York 19 14 576 6
Indiana 14 18 438 11
’ Milwaukee 13 18 419 11
Philadelphia - 13 20 _ 394 al,
Charlotte 11 20 355 13
Detroit 11 22 333 14
Toronto 11 22 333 14
New Jersey 9 25 .265 17
Washington. 8 24 .250 17
Cleveland 8 26 235 18
WESTERN CONFERENCE
W L Pct GB
d-San Antonio /29 4 .879 —
Dallas 25 8 758 «4
d-L.A. Lakers 23 11 .676 6.
d-Utah 23 11 .676 6
Oklahoma City - 23 12 .657 7
Denver 19 13 594 9
New Orleans 20 14 588 9
Portland 18 16 529 11
Houston 16 17 485 13
Memphis 15 19 441 14
Phoenix 14 18 .438 14
Golden State als 20 394 16
L.A. Clippers 10 24 294 19
Minnesota | 9 25 205 20
Sacramento. — ah 24 226 21

d-division leader



(AP Photo)



the lineup on Dec. 17 after
missing nine games following
right elbow surgery, was 7 for
20 from the field after going
18 of 51 over his previous
three games. In Friday's loss
at Oklahoma City, the four-
time All-Star guard missed 14

of 20-attempts — including all »

six from 3-point range. Smith
was 5 for 14 after missing his
first eight shots.

Clippers rookie Blake Grif-
fin scored 19 of his 31 points
in the first half and pulled

, down 15:rebounds for his 27th
double-double and 21st in a -
tow. Baron Davis had 15

points and five assists.

Knicks 98, Pacers 92

NEW YORK (AP) —.

Amare Stoudemire scored 26
points, including six of New
York's last seven points, and
Danilo Gallinari had 19 to
lead the Knicks.

Danny Granger had 25

points and 17 rebounds, and
Darren Collison had 22
points, six assists and five
rebounds for the Pacers, who
lost for the fourth time in
their last five games.
- Fhe Knicks trailed 87-84
early in the fourth quarter,
but Toney Douglas and Wil-
son Chandler each made a 3-
pointer to give New York a
90-87 lead.

Indiana's James Posey
answered with a 3 of his own,
but Raymond Felton made
one of two free throws to give
New York a 91-90 lead.

Mavericks 104, Cavaliers 95
CLEVELAND (AP) —
Shawn Marion scored 22

_ points and DeShawn Steven-

son added 21, helping Dallas
end a three-game skid.

The Mavericks, playing
without starting forwards
Dirk Nowitzki and Caron
Butler, used a balanced
attack. Jason Terry scored 18
points, Tyson Chandler added
14 points and 14 rebounds,
and Jason Kidd had 10 points
and eight assists.

Antawn Jamison led Cleve-
land with a season-high 35
points, and Ramon Sessions
added 19.

The Cavaliers have lost sev-
en straight and 17 of 18. Point
guard Mo Williams returned
after missing two games
because of a strained hip.
Cleveland played without two

LOS ANGELES (AP) —
Rudy Gay and the Memphis
Grizzlies didn't get overly
excited about beating the Los
Angeles Lakers so thorough-

ly that the Staples Center

crowd booed.its two-time
champions off the court.

The Grizzlies were just
pleased they had seized their
second chance for a fresh start
to the new year.

Gay scored 27 points, Zach
Randolph added 21 points
and eight rebounds, and the
Grizzlies roared away in the
second half for a 104-85 vic-

tory over the lifeless Lakers

on Sunday night.

One day after a rough loss
at Utah, and four days after
losing to the NBA-worst
Sacramento Kings, the Griz-
zlies' blowout had their bench
standing in celebration for
much of the second half.

"Whenever you play good
basketball, things like this
happen,"
most of the past three days
off in bed with a stomach
virus. "It's just like any other

team. Every other team in

this league is looking at them
like they're just another team
to beat. With all due respect
to them, they're a great team,
but I felt that we came out
here and played great bas-
ketball."

O.J. Mayo scored 15 points
for the Grizzlies, who made a
19-4 run in the third quarter
to take a'17-point lead. Los
Angeles never threatened to
get back in it despite a 21-
point second half by Kobe
Bryant, and the Lakers were
left wondering how the Griz-
zlies are just 15-19 after losing
to Memphis twice in less than

said Gay, who spent.

five weeks.

"We feel like we can play
with anybody, and we should
have a better record than we
have," said point guard Mike
Conley, who had 12 points
and six assists. "We've laid
eggs here-and there, but we're
working hard to become a
more consistent team."

Gay hit two 3-pointers,
repeatedly scored in transi-
tion and punctuated his night
with a steal and a dramatic
dunk with 6:40 to play. Ran-
dolph went 9 for 17 in the low

post to win his matchup with.

Pau Gasol, who had 10 points
and eight rebounds.

Champs

"Coming out like this
against the world champs
should really motivate us to
keep playing hard and win-
ning," Randolph said. “This is
really how we've got to play
in the new year."

Bryant scored 28 points for.

the Lakers, who have lost
three of their last four home
games — all three by at least
16 points, with a narrow New
Year's Eve win over Philadel-
phia in between — and four
of six overall.

Los Angeles still leads the '

woeful Pacific Division by
eight games, but the Lakers

have looked decidedly: aver-,
age for most of the past two -

weeks. The Lakers made 20
turnovers and trailed by 26
points in the fourth quarter,
eliciting boos from the fans
who didn't leave early.
Although Bryant earned
yet another technical foul for
a post-basket outburst, he
seemed more clinical than

‘emotional afterward.

"We didn't execute well;

and defensively we were





DUNK: Raptors' DeMar DeRozan (10) scores as Boston Celtics’ Ray
Allen trails in first-half game action in Toronto Sunday.

starters, center Anderson
Varejao (broken cheekbone)

‘and guard Daniel Gibson

(bruised thigh).

Grizzlies 104, Lakers 85

LOS ANGELES (AP) —
Rudy Gay scored 27 points,
Zach Randolph added 21
points and eight rebounds,
and Memphis pulled away in
the second half.

O.J. Mayo scored 15 points
for the Grizzlies, who
bounced back from two losses
to wrap up their three-game
road trip with a stunningly
easy blowout of the two-time
defending champions.

The Grizzlies made a 19-4
run in the third quarter to
take a 17-point lead, and the
Lakers. never threatened to
get back in it despite a 21-
point second half by Kobe
Bryant.

Bryant scored 28 points for
the Lakers, who have lost
three of their last four home
games — all three by at least

(AP Photo)

16 points — and four of six
overall.

Trail Blazers 100,

Rockets 85

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP)
— LaMarcus Aldridge had 25

points and 11 rebounds, Nico-

las Batum added a season-
high 21 points ‘and Portland
won its eighth straight at
home.

Patrick Mills had a career-
high 14 points, five assists and
five steals for Portland. Wes-
ley Matthews added 14 and
Marcus. Camby had 13
rebounds and season-high
eight assists.

Kevin Martin had 15 points
to lead the Rockets, who were
held well below their season
average of 106 points per
game. Courtney Lee added
12 points. Luis Scola, Aaron
Brooks and Chase Budinger
each had 10.

Portland, on its longest win-
ning streak at home since a
12-game run from Jan. 24 to

poor," Bryant said. "We've
just got to come out focused
and ready to play. It's tough
when you have to try to
regenerate that energy every
single night. It starts individ-
ually. You have to look at
yourself and try to find things
to get you going. Right now
we can't beat anybody, but
we'll be fine."

Andrew Bynum had nine
points, 11 rebounds and five
blocked shots for the Lakers,
but Memphis scored 28 fast-
break points and repeatedly
beat Los Angeles down the
court.

Los Angeles appeared
exhausted at times during its
fourth game in six days, and
it's a problem that's only
going to get worse. The Lak-
ers are early in a stretch of 15
games in 25 days, and they
won't get consecutive days off
again until Jan. 22-23.

"We're not really playing
together, and as a result, it's
costing us," Bynum said.
"Right now, we've got to be
concerned. We have to be. ...
Good teams are looking at us
like we're soft."

Memphis took a nine-point
lead at halftime and then took
control with a 19-4 run late
in the third quarter after
Bryant shot the Lakers back
into it with 17 third-period
points. Bryant was visibly
frustrated, slapping the back
of a seat in anger when he
came out of the game in the
third. The crowd agreed with
its boos.

Gay scored 10 points in the
first quarter for the Grizzlies,
pushing them to an early lead.
Randolph scored 15 first-half
points on 7-for-10 shooting,
and Memphis closed the sec-
ond quarter with a 10-2 run to
take a 48-39 lead.

March 9, 2009, is 12-3 at the
Rose Garden this season.

Kings 94, Suns 89

SACRAMENTO, Calif.
(AP) — DeMarcus Cousins
scored 13 of his career-high
28 points in the fourth quarter .

_and Sacramento closed with
‘a 19-2 run.

Francisco Garcia had 20
points and 11 rebounds and
Omri Casspi added 14 points
and 10 rebounds for the
Kings. Carl Landry had 11
points and 12 rebounds.

Sacramento won for the
second time in three games
and improved the NBA's
worst record to 7-25.

Steve Nash had 20 points

‘and 12 assists for the Suns,

but was held scoreless in the
fourth quarter. Vince Carter.
had 17 points and Marcin
Gortat added 16.

schedule

Tuesday’s Games
Milwaukee...
at Miami, 7:30pm
San Antonio
at New York, 7: 30pm
Toronto
at Chicago, 8pm

_ Oklahoma City
at Memphis, 8pm
Portland ,
at Dallas, 8:30pm
Atlanta
at Sacramento, 10pm
Detroit
at L.A. Lakers, 10:30pm

Wednesday’s Games
Toronto

at Cleveland, 7pm
Chicago at

New Jersey, 7pm
Milwaukee

at Orlando, 7pm
Washington

at Philadelphia, 7pm
San Antonio

at Boston, 7:30pm
Charlotte

at Minnesota, 8pm
Golden State

at New Orleans, 8pm
Portland

at Houston, 8:30pm
Atlanta at Utah, 9pm
Denver at L.A. Clippers,
10:30pm

L.A. Lakers

at Phoenix, 10:30pm

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By The Associated Press

‘YEP, those were champi-
onship hats the Seattle Sea-
hawks were wearing. |

Nope, they aren't ashamed
one bit.

The Seahawks became the
first NFL division winner with
a losing record — that dates
to 1933, folks — when they
beat St. Louis 16-6 on Sun-
day night. At 7-9, they are
NFC West champions, while
two 10-6 clubs (Tampa Bay
and the New York Giants)

_ are out of the postseason.

Apologize for their for-
tune? Forget it.

"It just shows that no mat-
ter what happens through an
awkward year, if a team sticks
together they can have a shot
at the end to accomplish what
they talked about in the
beginning," safety Lawyer
Milloy said. "We know it was-
n't pretty getting here, but
what we talked about was
right there at the end and we
took advantage of it. Nobody
can take that away from us."

Indianapolis tied an NFL

‘record with its ninth straight
playoff berth by beating Ten-
nessee 23-20 on Adam
Vinatieri's 43-yard field goal
as time expired. The Colts
(10-6), host the wild-card Jets

(11-4), who routed Buffalo .

_ 38-7, next Saturday night.
Atlanta secured home-field

advantage throughout the _

playoffs, winning the NFC
South by defeating Carolina
31-10. The Falcons (13-3) get
a bye next week, as do the
NFC North champion Bears
(11-5), who fell at Green Bay
10-3, giving the Packers (10-6)
a wild-card spot.

’ Green Bay visits Philadel-

phia (10-6), the NFC East
champ, next Sunday after
AFC West winner Kansas
City (10-6) hosts Baltimore
(12-4). =
Along with Atlanta, teams
with byes are New England,
- which finished a league-best
14-2; Pittsburgh (42- 4); and
Chicago.
Failing to make the hay:
offs in the NFC were the
. Giants and Buccaneers, the
first time since 1991 that a 10-

6 team didn't get in from the

NFC.

Seahawks 16, Rams 6

At Seattle, both teams fin-
‘ished 7-9 in the mild, mild
West, with Seattle getting the
nod thanks to a 4-2 division
record. St. Louis was 3-3.

Making his second career
start, backup quarterback
Charlie Whitehurst threw a
4-yard TD pass on Seattle's
first possession, and Olindo

Mare kicked three second-_

half field goals. A defense that
yielded at least 34 points. in
three straight losses was stingy

against Rams rookie quarter-::

back Sam Bradford and 1,000-
yard rusher Steven Jackson.

Colts 23, Titans 20

At Indianapolis, Peyton
Manning threw two touch-
down passes before Vinatier-
i's clutch kick. The Colts tied
Dallas' NFL record for con-
secutive playoff appearances
as Manning set the single-sea-
son record for completions
with 450. .

Tennessee (6-10) lost eight
of its last nine. Chris John-
son, a 2,000-yard rusher a year
ago, ran 20 times for 39 yards
and finished with 1,364.

Falcons 31, Panthers 10

At Atlanta, the Falcons
earned their first division title
since 2004. Matt Ryan passed
for 236 yards with TDs to
Tony Gonzalez and Roddy
White, and Eric Weems
scored on a 55-yard punt
return.

Carolina (2-14) had a weak
finish to an awful season
under coach John Fox as the
league's worst offense was
held without a touchdown
until the final minute. The
Panthers announced Friday
that this was Fox's last game
as coach.

Steelers 41, Browns 9
At Cleveland, Ben Roeth-

lisberger threw two touch-.

down passes, including a 56-
yarder to Mike Wallace on
his first pass.



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Seahawks, Colts, Falcons
and Steelers win titles



FLIP SIDE: Tennessee Titans fullback Anmard Hall (top) flips over iicianapoli Colts cornerback Justin i fiyon as linebacker Tyjuan Hagler runs
up to the play in the third quarter of Sunday’s game in Indianapolis. The Colts defeated the Titans 23-20.

Wallace had three catches -

for 105 yards.
Browns coach Eric
Mangini's record has been 5-

. 11 in each of his two seasons.

On Monday, he's scheduled
to meet with team president

Mike Holmgren.

Packers 10, Bears 3

At Green Bay, Wis., Aaron
Rodgers' 1-yard touchdown
pass to tight end Donald Lee
gave the Packers the lead, and
their defense held on to clinch
a wild card.

The Packers trailed 3-0 at

halftime and were tied going
into the fourth quarter with
the Bears, who didn't have
anything to play for in terms
of playoff seeding, but still
played to win with their
starters.

Patriots 38, Dolphins 7
At Foxborough, Mass.,
Tom Brady threw two touch-
down passes to cap a record-
setting season as New Eng-
land won its eighth straight.

The game meant nothing in
the standings. Still, Brady
played into the third quarter
and finished with 36 touch-
downs passing and four inter-
ceptions. He extended his
NFL records to 335 straight
passes without an intercep-
tion and 28 cohsecutive regu-
lar-season wins as a starter at
home.

The Dolpkins (7-9) lost for
the fourth time in five games,
jeopardizing the job of coach
Tony Sparano.

Ravens 13, Bengals 7

At Baltimore, Ed Reed had
two interceptions and Ray
Lewis recoyered two fumbles,

part of an opportunistic -

defense that carried Balti-
more.

Ray Rice scored on a 7-

yard run and Billy Cundiff
kicked two field goals for the
Ravens, who forced five
turnovers to offset the 395
yards in offense amassed by
the Bengals (4-12).
Cincinnati coach Marvin

Lewis' contract ran 1 out with -

the loss.

Jets 38, Bills 7

At East Rutherford, N.J.,
Mark Brunell threw two
touchdown passes in relief of
Mark Sanchez, Joe McKnight
ran for a career-high 158
yards and the Jets' defense
dominated.

Having already clinched a

postseason spot, New York ~

sat a handful of starters,
including LaDainian Tomlin-
son and Darrelle Revis, but
still earned the fourth 11-win
season in franchise history —
and first since the 1998 team.
went to the AFC champi-
onship game.

Buffalo finished 4-12, out
of the playoffs for the 11th
successive season.



- UPENDED: Rams’ Danny Amendola is upended on a punt return

against the Seahawks in the second halt of Sunday’s game in Seattle.

The Seahawks won 16-6.

Buccaneers 23, Saints 13

At New Orleans, Josh Free- .
man passed for two touch--
downs and 255 yards, with a.

2-yard scoring strike to Dez-
mon Briscoe in the back of
the end zone, and an 18-yard
TD to Mike Williams on

fourth-and-short. Connor .

Barth hit three field goals as
Tampa Bay. finished off a
sharp turnaround from 3-13.

Raiders 31, Chiefs 10
At Kansas City,:Mo.,
Michael Bush rushed for 137

yards and ‘a touchdown and

(AP Photo)

short-handed Oakland won
to gain an unenviable NFL
distinction.

‘The Raiders (8-8) finished
6-0 in the AFC West, the first
team since the 1970 merger
to go unbeaten in the division
and not make the playoffs.
The AFC West champion
Chiefs were 2-4 in the divi-
sion.

Two of Oakland's-best
players, running back Darren
McFadden and Pro Bowl

_ defensive tackle Richard Sey-

mour, were inactive because
of injuries. But the Raiders

(AP Photo)

dominated in just about every -

way while handing the Chiefs
their first-home loss.

Cowboys 14, Eagles 13
At Philadelphia, Stephen

McGee threw a 4-yard touch-

down pass to Jason Witten
with 55 seconds left. Michael
Vick and nearly every starter
didn't play in a game that had
no effect on Philadelphia's
playoff positioning.

The Cowboys (6-10) were
playing for jobs next year, and

‘the win might convince owner

Jerry Jones to have Jason
Garrett stay on next season
after going 5-3 as interim
coach. :

Giants 17, Redskins14___.
_At. Landover, Md., Giants

co-owner John Mara-said_._

coach Tom Coughlin will
return after a game in which
end Osi Umenyiora caused
two of the defense's four take-
aways for the visiting Giants.
Umenyiora tied an NFL

record with 10 forced fumbles -

in a season.
Rex Grossman threw for

.336 yards for the Redskins,

who finished 6-10. Washing-
ton went 2-6 at home, its
worst mark since 1994.

’ Texans 34, J aguars 17

At Houston, Arian Foster

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ran for 180 yards to capture
the NFL rushing title. Foster
finished with 1,616 yards rush-

-ing, the highest single-season

total for an undrafted player,
as Houston went 6-10.

The Jaguars (8-8) couldn't
overcome the absence of their
top two offensive players.
Quarterback David Garrard
had ‘finger surgery Thursday
and Pro Bowl running back
Maurice Jones-Drew sat out
with a right knee injury.

Lions 20, Vikings 13
_ At Detroit, Brett Favre
stood in street clothes on the
sideline in what likely was the
final game of his 20-season
career, watching the Lions (6-
10) win their fourth straight.

The Vikings (6-10) closed
out a lost season by putting

‘the three-time MVP quarter-

back on the inactive list
because of a concussion, with

: rookie Joe Webb making his

second start.

After the game, Favre said
it'was time for him to call ita
career. The Lions tripled last
season's win total‘and closed
with their best finish since
1995. Shaun Hill threw for 258
yards and a touchdown for
Detroit.

49ers 38, Cardinals 7
‘At San Francisco, Alex

’ Smith threw a 59-yard touch-

down pass to Vernon Davis

‘in what likely. was the quar-

terback's final hurrah with the
49ers.

Smith, the 2005 No. 1 over-
all draft pick. who will become
a free agent, threw for 276
yards and two TDs overall
and the Niners (6-10) made
interim coach Jim Tomsula a
winner in what will probably
be his only game coaching the
team. -

Tomsula was promoted
from his defensive line duties
after.coach Mike Singletary
was fired following a loss last
week.

Larry Fitzgerald had-2 a 10-
yard TD reception from John
Skelton among his 11 catches
for Arizona (5-11). -

Chargers 33, Broncos 28
At Denver, rookie Ryan
Mathews ran for three scores

“and Nate Kaeding kicked four

field goals for San Diego.
Mathews topped 100 yards for
the first time, gaining 120 on

‘26 carries and scoring on runs

of 27, 12 and 31 yards..

The Broncos (4-12) closed
out the season with more than
11 losses for the first time in.
club history, but secured the
No. 2 overall pick in the April
draft behind Carolina,

San Diego (9-7) missed the
playoffs after winning the
AFC West title tie past-four
years.


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anywhere (3-2-3)

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menagerie (3)

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affairs? (2,3,4)

24 Praise for former duty
we hear (5)

25 Number in coma
possibly wandering
around (7)



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Apart, 10 Prisons, 11 Poor relation,
13 One-way, 14 Sprout, 17 Paving
stones, 20 Silence, 21 Image, 22
Deal, 23 Staggers.

Down: 1 Dear, 2 Abalone, 3
Entertaining, 4 Espied, 6 Maori, 7
Disunite, 8 Disapproving, 12

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18 Villa, 19 Sews.

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Slant, 10 Prevail, 11 On ones
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Odium, 22 Eire, 23 Amethyst.

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18 Lever, 19 Omit.





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14 Informal (6)
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taking the ace of clubs, to finesse in
trumps or diamonds. It is true that
South might have either king, and to
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another trump, planning to repeat the
diamond finesse later. If the diamond
finesse loses at trick two, you can
still get home safely if South started
with the singleton or doubleton king
of spades.
The decisive factor is that a tramp

‘finesse at trick two does not neces-

sarily make the slam even if it suc-

‘ceeds, because South might have

four or five trumps to the king, while
the diamond finesse virtually guaran-
tees the slam if South has the king.

2, Draw three rounds of trumps
and cash the ace of spades, discard-
ing a club from dummy, Then play a
diamond to the king, and if both
opponents follow suit, the contract is
assured, Continue with the jack and,
if South follows low, finesse:

If the jack wins, you make at least
12 tricks, while if it loses, the slam is
still certain, since North must next
either return a club into your A-Q or
hand you a ruff-and-discard,

If South shows out on the jack of
diamonds, you are still in good
shape. Simply win the jack with the
ace and concede a diamond to North,
forcing him to make the same losing
return.

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INTERNATIONAL SPORTS

Venus looks eeeeutee eae

si. | No marathon: Isner beats
injury-tree | Mahut in just 90 minutes —

season
By ALEXANDRA WILLIS

HONG KONG (AP) — Associated Press
Venus Williams says she's
looking forward to a healthy
season for herself and sister
Serena after an injury-
plagued year for the siblings.

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Mattek-Sands had given the Amer-
icans a 1-0 lead by defeating former
top-ranked junior Mladenovic 3-6, 6-3,

6-1. The 56th-ranked Mattek-Sands,
dressed in black knee-high socks and Tsonga makes

baske ball shoes, recovered from drop- ‘ °
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TSONGA (AP Photo)

PERTH, Australia (AP) — No
marathon tennis match this time. John
Isner defeated Nicolas Mahut 6-3, 7-6
(5) Monday at the Hopman Cup in
the first rematch since their 11-hour
epic at Wimbledon.

ping the opening set against the 301st-
ranked opponent.
In the third set, Mladenovic received





play Dutch qualifier’ Thomas
Schoarel:

won a combined 20 Grand
Slam singles titles.

bledon in July because of a Isner overcame Mahut in 90 min- treatment for a knee injury. Mattek- DOHA, Qatar (AP) —
cut on her right foot. She is utes to give the US an insurmount- Sands, who replaced the injured Sere- = Third-seeded Jo-Wilfried
still recovering and will miss able 2-0 lead over France. The match na Williams, then cruised to the win. | ~~ Tsonga began his season with
the Australian Open, which lasted 9 hours and 161 games less than y "She came out crushing the ball," crushing 6-2, 6-0 win over
starts on January 17. their previous record-breaking = Mattek-Sands said. "She wasn't afraid | Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo of
e bl. d : encounter. JOHNISNER — (AP Photo) ' to come in and take balls on the rise, : Spain in the first round of the

Wim edaon The Wimbledon match, the longest . which is normally my game. Toward Qatar Open. ;
in professional tennis history, stretched _ finish it in two," Isner said. "For the _ the end of the second set and the third, | . Tsonga had not played
After Wimbledon, Venus over three days and finished at 70-68 first match of the year, J was pretty I switched that around and started | since October because of a
only played at the US Open in the fifth set. pleased with how I played. coming in more.' _ | knee injury, but he showed
because of a bothersome left The 19th-ranked Isner started "I got on top of him early in the The US and France are in Group _—=iN0 Signs of rust as he broke
knee. strong, breaking Mahut immediately first set, he picked up his game inthe _B along with Britain and Italy. | Serve three times in each set
Venus will compete this and holding firm to take the first set. | second, but I stayed the course with Italy's Potito Starace and Francesca ‘tO complete a one-sided win.
week in an exhibition tour- Mahut, who replaced the injured mine. I didn't get to break, but fortu- Schiavone defeated Britain's Andy Also Monday, defending
nament in Hong Kong. She Gael Monfils, improved in the second, nately for me I came up with my best Murray and Laura Robson inthe | champion N ikolay Davy-
said Monday that the sisters hitting just four unforced errors to the serves. It's always an honor to share _ deciding mixed doubles match 6-7(1),. | denko of Russia eased past
will "reunite as a doubles American's 20. But he could not make the court with him." 7-6 (6), 7-6 (2) to advance with a 2-1 | ~—- Fabio Fognini of Italy 6-1, 6-4.
team pretty soon." She any inroads on Isner's serve. In the Later, Isner teamed up with win. Top-ranked Rafael Nadal
added her younger sister is tiebreaker, Isner converted his oppor- Bethanie Mattek-Sands to secure a 3- Schiavone beat the 16-year-old Rob- . opens against Karol Beck of
n "very good spirits." tunity. 0 victory for the United States, beating son 7-5, 6-3 in singles to give Italy the Slovakia today. Two-time
The Williams sisters have "Had I lost that second set it might Mahut and Kristina Mladenovic 2-6,6- early lead before Murray opened with | champion Roger Federer will

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Report: Ronaldinho may end 10-year stint in Europe

By TALES AZZONI
Associated Press



SAO PAULO (AP) — Ronald-
inho is reportedly negotiating a
return to. Brazil from AC Milan, with
three top clubs lining up to sign him.

The 30-year-old Ronaldinho is in.

Brazil and his brother and agent
Roberto Assis said Flamengo,
Gremio and Palmeiras are trying to
sign the player. Assis told GloboEs-
porte.com on Sunday that a deal is
expected within a few days.

Assis said he met with the clubs'

representatives and is analyzing their
offers. :

"We don't know what's going to
happen yet, but we want him playing
_in Brazil again," he told the web-

TEAMWORK: Aston Villa's Ashley Young (right) congratulates Ciaran
Clark after he scores against Chelsea in their English Premier League
match at the Stamford Bridge Stadium Sunday.



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site,

Ronaldinho left AC Milan's train-
ing camp in Abu Dhabi on Friday
and was authorized to travel to
Brazil to negotiate his future even
though he is still under contract with
the Italian club.

Milan coach Massimiliano Alle-
gri said Sunday that Ronaldinho had
made.a decision to "change his life,
go back to Brazil."

Ronaldinho has only made seven
starts for AC Milan in Serie A this
season and seems set to follow the
likes of Ronaldo and Adriano in
returning to Brazil.

Ronaldinho won consecutive
FIFA World Player of the Year
awards in 2004 and-2005 while with
Barcelona and led the Spanish club

to the Champions League title in
2006. He also helped Brazil win the
2002 World Cup.,

Join

After leaving Barcelona to join
AC Milan in 2008, Ronaldinho
struggled at the Italian club. He also
had a poor showing for Brazil at the
2006 World Cup and has played
infrequently for the national team.
He missed the World Cup in South
Africa.

Financial details on the terms BE
Ronaldinho's potential transfer have
not been disclosed. All three Brazil-
ian clubs say they are seeking part-
nerships with sponsors to have
enough money to afford the forward.

Ronaldinho has previously
expressed a desire to play for Fla-
mengo, Brazil's most popular club.
Former Brazil teammate Adriano,
who helped Flamengo win the
Brazilian league last year after leav-
ing. Italian side Inter Milan, said he
had spoken to Ronaldinho about his
decision.

"T told him that sometimes it's
important to follow his heart," Adri-
ano, back in Italy with AS Roma,
told Brazilian media.

Gremio is the team where Ronald-
inho started his career in 1998.
Palmeiras, an eight-time Brazilian
champion, is coached by Luiz Felipe
Scolari, who worked with the player
when Brazil won the 2002 World
CHP.



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Chelsea seeks title
salvation against
_ Wolverhampton



By ROB HARRIS

‘AP Sports Writer
LONDON (AP) — Still

reeling from conceding a late
equalizer to Aston Villa,
Chelsea must avoid slipping
up again against another rel-

egation-threatened club when

the champions face Wolver-
hampton on Wednesday.

Despite manager Carlo.
Ancelotti maintaining that

Chelsea is improving, the
team has won just two of its
last eight Premier League
matches and has slipped from
top to fifth. '

i 89th-minute goal, but amid
the celebrations Ciaran Clark.
“leveled for Villa to secure a io ;

3 draw.
"We are improving and we,

can save something this sea-

son," Ancelotti said. "We lost
confidence because the hard .

moment was too long, but I
think we are improving."

Chelsea will face a Wolves
side that pulled off a surprise
1-0 win at Liverpool on
Wednesday but slumped to a
2-0 defeat by relegation rival
West Ham ‘at the weekend
and is now bottom of the
standings.

game in hand.

"First, they have to win
(their matches)," Ancelotti
said.,"Second, I think that the
gap is not a light gap at this
moment, but everything is
open again. Obviously, we
have to beat them (United)
here, and we can say some-
thing again about the title."

Manchester rivals United
and City remain locked at the
top of the standings on 41
points although Alex Fergu-
son's side has played two few-
er games aad has a superior
goal difference.

United hosts Stoke on

for a physical encounter at

Old Trafford.

-"You know you're in for a
battle when you play Stoke
and you have to win that bat-
tle and earn the right to play,"

some players who like to
attack and Tony Pulis does-
n't like his'side to sit back.
We expect them to come and
have a go at us."

City faces a tough test of its
title credentials Wednesday
at Arsenal, which beat
Chelsea at the Emirates Sta-
dium last Monday and
responded to a 2-2 draw at

(AP Photo)

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Birmingham at the weekend.
Arsénal is only two points

behind City in third having

played a game less and won 3-

i» 0 at Eastlands in the reverse
fixture in October.

"After the Chelsea game
the team was on a‘high
because we got that burden
out of the way," Arsenal man-
ager Arsene Wenger said.
"After we were quickly down
again because we dropped
two points against Wigan, but
I am pleased we were quickly
back up again.

"This team could see the
positive effect of the Chelsea
win. It was there for all to see

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Tottenham has made that
race even more interesting by
rattling off three successive
victories over Christmas and
New Year to sit fourth in the
standings.

Spurs goes to Everton on
Wednesday enjoying an 11-
match unbeaten run in all
competitions.

"It's been a fantastic week,
nine points," Spurs manager
Harry Redknapp said. "Nine
points is a great return for us
and keeps us right in amongst
that top group."

Liverpool is more accus-
tomed to be battling at the
top rather mat languishing in
ninth.

But going into Wednes-

day's match at Blackburn, a 2- ~