November 27, 2013 |
When: 10 a.m. Where: Imperial Arena, Paradise Island, Nassau, Bahamas On the air: TV: AXS (found on DirecTV, AT&T and Dish Network); Radio: 710 Records: USC 4-1; Villanova 4-0. Update: The Trojans are on a four-game winning streak - all at home and not against the quality competition they will find in the three-day Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament. Guard Byron Wesley leads the Trojans with a 19.8-point scoring average. The Wildcats are led by junior forward JayVaughn Pinkston, who averages 20.3 points.
May 8, 1987 |
Bahamian police were put on alert to turn back New York's wandering garbage barge Thursday after a developer said he wanted to unload it on a tiny uninhabited island to help build a tropical playground. Tony Gallina of Largo said he planned to use the 3,100 tons of refuse as fill on which to lay foundations for a resort on Little San Salvador, a spit of land 250 miles southeast of Miami in the Bahamas' Out Islands.
July 18, 1986 |
President Reagan will name Carol Boyd Hallett, 48, to be ambassador to the Bahamas, the White House announced Thursday. A former member of the California state Assembly, Hallett currently is national field director for Citizens for America, a private lobbying organization for Reagan Administration programs.
May 11, 1986 |
The 43 members of Parliament in the Bahamas have listed assets totaling $38.9 million, the government's Official Gazette said last week. Kendal W. Nottage, a former Cabinet minister who resigned in 1984 after a Royal Commission of Inquiry report on allegations of corruption and drug smuggling, listed $8.4 million in assets and $560,686 in liabilities, making him the wealthiest member of Parliament with a net worth of $7.8 million.
May 7, 1987 |
The owner of a tiny Bahamian island agreed today to take 3,100 tons of unwanted New York garbage as landfill, but the Bahamian government immediately vetoed the plan. The plan by Tony Gallina, who would like to build a resort for the rich and famous on the island, could have ended the six-week odyssey of the garbage scow that has journeyed from New York to Central America in search of a home. "I'm ready to close the deal right now," Gallina said earlier today. "It's a great situation.
October 27, 1985 |
The Professional Golfers Assn. will precede its 1986 Tour with a new event, the $300,000 Bahamas Classic at the Paradise Island Golf Club, PGA officials announced. The tournament, scheduled for Jan. 2-5, will feature a starting field of 44 players -- the top 30 available players from the final 1985 PGA Tour official money list, seven foreign invitees not otherwise eligible and seven sponsor exemptions, said Deane Beman, commissioner of the PGA Tour.