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“Sports in Paradise is back,” proclaims Minister Bowleg

NASSAU, The Bahamas – During his Contribution to the 2022/2023 Budget Debate in the House of Assembly, on June 13, 2022, Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Mario Bowleg said that Sports was the “single tool” that could bring forth positive social changes. “Therefore, we, a caring Government, will be investing heavily in our athletes, their development, facilities and the overall brand,” Minister Bowleg said. He noted that for 30 years, the annual grant from his Ministry to national federations, for “A” classified core sports, was $80,000. Over the years, he noted, that amount was drastically cut to $20,000. “I am pleased to advise that those Federations that are among this group, who are in compliance with the Ministry, their annual grant will be restored,” Minister Bowleg said...