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.
November 27, 2013 |
USC men's basketball Coach Andy Enfield and Texas El Paso coach and former USC coach Tim Floyd reportedly got into a heated exchange Wednesday night during a dinner for the schools playing in the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament in the Bahamas. Sports Illustrated reported that Enfield went up to Floyd to try to make amends over a dispute they had over recruit Isaac Hamilton, a Los Angeles player who had signed a letter of intent with Texas El Paso in 2012 but ended up at UCLA, where he is sitting out this season.
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.
October 8, 1985 |
U.S.marshals and Bahamian police Monday announced the arrest of eight international fugitives wanted in this country on drug smuggling charges, marking the first time that the two nations have cooperated on such an ambitious crackdown. The arrests should send a message that "there are no safe havens" for fugitive drug smugglers in the Caribbean Basin, Stephen E. Morris, director of the U.S. Marshals Service, said at a news conference in Miami.
December 23, 2013 |
Mychal Thompson may not need the map that he says shows where his two Lakers championship rings are buried in the Bahamas, if such a map really exists. This is a man who remembered, without prompting, the correct time and date of his first game with his beloved team: Sunday afternoon, Feb. 15, 1987, at the Forum against the hated Boston Celtics. Thompson helped the Lakers to a three-point victory, telling reporters afterward that they were dancing on the beaches of his native Bahamas in celebration.