Nassau Guardian Stories

Only allow two cars per family
Only allow two cars per family

October 15, 2015

Dear Editor,
Who that has had an opportunity to drive in Nassau would not agree that the traffic is horrendously unbearable all hours of the day - from sun-up to sun-down?

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Judge refuses to lift anonymity order in murder trial
Judge refuses to lift anonymity order in murder trial

October 15, 2015

A judge on Wednesday refused to lift an anonymity order that protects the identity of the Crown's principal witness in the case of four people charged with the murder of Kurt McCartney.

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The Trinidad election - a teachable moment indeed
The Trinidad election - a teachable moment indeed

October 14, 2015

Dear Editor,
"We have put the affairs of state into the hands of a lot of young people" - so said Dr. Keith C. Rowley, sworn in as the seventh prime minister of Trinidad & Tobago on September 9, 2015. Wow!

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Jury seated in murder trial
Jury seated in murder trial

October 14, 2015

A jury was yesterday seated in the trial of two brothers accused of the murder of an off-duty policeman during an armed robbery.

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Huge turnout for CIBC FirstCaribbean's Walk for the Cure
Huge turnout for CIBC FirstCaribbean's Walk for the Cure

October 14, 2015

The staff, corporate partners, and friends of CIBC FirstCaribbean showed up in large numbers this past Sunday to join the fight for life at the bank’s fourth annual Walk for the Cure.

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Vixens Start Title Defense Season With 3 Straight Wins!
Vixens Start Title Defense Season With 3 Straight Wins!

October 14, 2015

The Scottsdale Vixens are well on their way to a 12th straight title in the New Providence Volleyball Association (NPVA).

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PM: Crooked Island To Get Self- Contained Camp This Week
PM: Crooked Island To Get Self- Contained Camp This Week

October 14, 2015

As part of its ongoing effort to bring relief to the southern islands devastated by Hurricane Joaquin, Prime Minister Perry Christie announced yesterday that the government expects several self-sustained containers to land on Crooked Island within 48 hours.

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Haiti - A Nation in Disarray and a Population in Distress
Haiti - A Nation in Disarray and a Population in Distress

October 14, 2015

A message and exhortation to the businessmen, the media managers and foreign friends of Haiti who want to and still can help us reverse the hellish situation we are facing.

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'Death Penalty Won't Help Build Safe Communities'
'Death Penalty Won't Help Build Safe Communities'

October 14, 2015

The death penalty won't help build safe communities, according to the Greater Caribbean for Life (GCL) human rights organization.

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Commonwealth Bank Donates 50k to Red Cross
Commonwealth Bank Donates 50k to Red Cross

October 14, 2015

Commonwealth Bank has donated $50,000 donation to the Bahamas Red Cross to assist with relief efforts on Family Islands impacted by Hurricane Joaquin.

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Tourists Donate to Hurricane Relief
Tourists Donate to Hurricane Relief

October 14, 2015

While most tourists enjoy the sights, tastes and sounds of The Bahamas, a generous couple took the time to donate to the relief of central and southern islands affected by Hurricane Joaquin.

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Caribbean Muzik Festival to commemorate Nassau Accord
Caribbean Muzik Festival to commemorate Nassau Accord

October 14, 2015

The Ministry of Tourism has signed on as the host sponsor of the Caribbean Muzik Festival, which will this year commemorate a momentous milestone in the history of The Bahamas.

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Alleged BEC bribe matter to be heard in Supreme Court
Alleged BEC bribe matter to be heard in Supreme Court

October 14, 2015

The former Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) board member charged with accepting more than $600,000 in bribes from a foreign company over a decade ago to help it land BEC contracts will have his matter heard in the Supreme Court.

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FNM leader commends Butler-Turner

October 14, 2015

While commending the efforts of Long Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner in the aftermath of Hurricane Joaquin, Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis said yesterday that as leader of the official opposition, he and Prime Minister Perry Christie had to "focus on The Bahamas" and could not just focus on one island or one constituency.

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Glinton Released From Jail

October 14, 2015

Noted attorney Maurice Glinton, QC, was released from custody yesterday after spending four days in the lock-up of Cable Beach Police Station on a bench warrant.

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Web Shops Donate Over 250k For Hurricane Relief
Web Shops Donate Over 250k For Hurricane Relief

October 14, 2015

The Gaming House Association yesterday donated over $250,000 to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to help hundreds of Bahamian families following the devastation caused by Hurricane Joaquin.

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Christie thinks convention should be put off
Christie thinks convention should be put off

October 14, 2015

Prime Minister Perry Christie said yesterday he believes the Progressive Liberal Party's (PLP) convention, set for the first week in November, should be postponed, but he felt it should be up to the other leaders of the party to make that determination.

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PLP convention postponed

October 14, 2015

The Progressive Liberal Party's (PLP) Convention Committee last night decided to postpone the party's November convention in order to allow the government to focus on relief efforts for those impacted by Hurricane Joaquin.

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Chickcharney Challenge Creators Launch First Obstacle Course Relay
Chickcharney Challenge Creators Launch First Obstacle Course Relay

October 14, 2015

The Chickcharney Relays are expected to be the hottest ticket in town on November 7.

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Minnis: Stop the Blame Game

October 14, 2015

Opposition Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday called on the government and other officials to stop the "blame game".

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